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  NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Canadian Army
Land Force Atlantic Area is responsible for army operations of Canadian Forces Land Force Command in the Canadian provinces of New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, and Prince Edward Island.
Land Force Central Area (LFCA) is responsible for all Canadian army operations and administration in the province of Ontario, from the Quebec border to the northern Lakehead region.
Land Force Western Area is responsible for all Canadian army operations and administration in western Canada from the northern Lakehead region of Ontario to the Pacific Ocean.
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 Canadian Forces - CAForces.com
Battles which are particularly notable to the Canadian military include the Battle of Vimy Ridge in World War I and, in World War II, the Dieppe Raid, the Battle of Ortona, the Normandy Landings, the Battle of the Scheldt, the Battle of Britain, the Battle of the Atlantic, and the strategic bombing of German cities.
Canadian Expeditionary Force Command (CEFCOM) Under the a transformed CF structure, Canadian Expeditionary Force Command (CEFCOM) is responsible for the planning, and conduct of all Canadian Forces (CF) international operations, with the exception of operations conducted solely by the Canadian Special Operations Forces Command (CANSOFCOM).
Canadian Forces reserve force The CF reserve force comprises the Primary and Supplementary Reserves, the Canadian Rangers and the Cadet Instructor Cadre and is represented, though not commanded, at the national level by the Chief of Reserves and Cadets (a Major General or Rear Admiral).
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 Canadian Forces Land Force Command Information
LFC is the descendant of the Canadian Army which was the name of Canada's land forces from 1940 until February 1, 1968.
Canadian infantry and armoured regimental traditions are strongly rooted in the traditions and history of the British Army.
The Canadian Airborne Regiment was disbanded in 1995.
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  CalendarHome.com - - Calendar Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Materiel Command was disbanded during the 1980s and Communication Command was disbanded in the mid-1990s at the same time as Force Mobile Command was renamed to Land Force Command, the third environmental command.
By the Canadian Constitution, the Command-in-Chief of the Canadian Forces is vested in Queen Elizabeth II, as Queen of Canada.
The CF reserve force comprises the Primary and Supplementary Reserves, the Canadian Rangers and the Cadet Instructor Cadre and is represented, though not commanded, at the national level by the Chief of Reserves and Cadets (a Major General or Rear Admiral).
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  Canadian Forces Land Force Command
Canadian Forces Land Force Command (LF) is responsible for army operations within the Canadian Armed Forces.
LF is the descendant of the Canadian Army which was the name of Canada's land forces until February 1, 1968, although this term has never really disappeared from the LF description.
Canadian army regiments are strongly rooted in the traditions and history of the British Army.
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  Canadian Forces Land Force Command - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
LFC is the descendant of the Canadian Army which was the name of Canada's land forces from 1940 until February 1, 1968.
Canadian infantry and armoured regimental traditions are strongly rooted in the traditions and history of the British Army.
The Canadian Airborne Regiment was disbanded in 1995.
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 Armed Forces
The Canadian government, seeking to improve commercial relations with Europe, discovered the cost of the 1969 decision to halve the NATO contingent: not only could the remnant not be removed, but its obsolete tanks and aircraft had to be replaced to assuage the anger of NATO partners.
Beatty's proposal to modernize the Canadian navy with a dozen nuclear-powered submarines, capable of operating under arctic ice, was a bold bid to move Canada's fleet from the 1950s to the 1990s.
As Canadians welcomed the new millenium, all that remained of the Canadian Forces, regulars and reservists, went on stand-by alert for possible Y2K emergencies.
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 Armed Forces
The Royal Canadian Air Force was formed on 1 April 1924, and lost its distinct identity with the unification of the Canadian Armed Forces in 1968.
Canadians were involved from the start, but the first Canadian unit was 405 Squadron, which was operational in mid-1941 and was part of the elite Pathfinder group.
The first to serve was Air Marshal C.R. Canadian air defence in the post-1945 period relied heavily upon foreign-produced aircraft, a policy underlined by the cancellation of the AVRO ARROW in 1959.
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 NationMaster - Encyclopedia: The Governor General's Horse Guards
Canadian Forces Land Force Command (LFC) is responsible for army operations within the Canadian Forces.
Royal Canadian Army Cadets Badge The Royal Canadian Army Cadets (RCAC) is a Canadian national youth program sponsored by the Canadian Forces and the civilian Army Cadet League of Canada.
The Canadian Forces Decoration is a Canadian award given to officers and members of the Canadian Forces who have completed twelve years of military service.
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 Canada - Facts, Information, and Encyclopedia Reference article
Canadian citizenship was first distinguished from British in 1947; judicial appeals to the British Judicial Committee of the Privy Council ended in 1949.
To the north of this region is the broad Canadian Shield, an area of rock scoured clean by the last ice age, thinly soiled, rich in minerals, and dotted with lakes and rivers—over 60% of the world's lakes are in Canada.
The use of the maple leaf as a Canadian symbol dates back to the early 18th century, and is depicted on its current and previous flags, the penny, and on the coat of arms.
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 CF Land Forces Command
CF Land Forces Command (LC) is responsible for Army operations of the Canadian Forces.
Canadian army regiments are strongly rooted in the traditions and history of the British military.
Army forces are administered through 4 geographically based command areas under Land Forces Command, each comprised of regular and reserve force brigades.
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 Canadian Forces Land Force Command - Voyager, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Canadian Forces Land Force Command (LF) is responsible for army operations within the Canadian Armed Forces.
LF is the descendant of the Canadian Army which was the name of Canada's land forces from 1940 until February 1, 1968.
Canadian army regiments are strongly rooted in the traditions and history of the British Army.
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 Spartanburg SC | GoUpstate.com | Spartanburg Herald-Journal
Land Force Command (LFC) is responsible for army operations within the Canadian Forces.
LFC maintains bases across Canada and is responsible for the largest component of the Canadian Forces Primary Reserve — the Army Reserve, often referred to as the "militia".
The early organization of Mobile Command included tactical ground attack fixed and rotary wing aircraft, in addition to ground forces, and was akin to the integrated warfare approach of the United States Marine Corps.
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 Canadian Forces
By the Canadian Constitution, the Command-in-Chief of the Canadian Forces is vested in Queen Elizabeth II, as Queen of Canada.
Canadian Forces personnel train to defend Canadian sovereignty, and serve operationally in Canada, in support of NATO tasks, and around the world in international and United Nations missions.
The CF reserve force comprises the Primary and Supplementary Reserves, the Canadian Rangers and the Cadet Instructor Cadre and is represented, though not commanded, at the national level by the Chief of Reserves and Cadets (a Major General or Rear Admiral).
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 Regimental Appointments of The Royal Canadian Regiment
Command of the 1st Battalion, The Royal Canadian Regiment, the Canadian Airborne Regiment, Canadian Forces Base Petawawa, 2nd Canadian Mechanized Brigade Group and Land Force Central Area in Toronto were a warm up for the highlight of his career, command of NATO's Allied Command Europe Mobile Force (Land) based in Heidelberg Germany.
Col Jorgensen commanded the 3rd Battalion, the Royal Canadian Regiment, in Petawawa, during the period 1997-2000.
Colonel Simms is a graduate of the Canadian Army Command and Staff College, the Canadian Forces Command and Staff Course and the Advanced Military Studies Course focused on operational art and planning at the operational level.
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 Canadian Forces Land Force Command information - Search.com   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Canada's land forces underwent two major organziational changes between the world wars; in 1920 the pre-war regiments were all renamed, several organizational corps were created mirroring corps in the British Army, and new ones like the Canadian Machine Gun Corps (not to be confused with the wartime corps of the same name) were created.
Canadian infantry and armoured regimental traditions are strongly rooted in the traditions and history of the British Army.
The Canadian Airborne Regiment was disbanded in 1995.
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 Post World War Two Formation Badges
The Army became known as Force Mobile Command and wore a maple leaf with four arrows protruding from it; at first, this badge was worn on both sleeves of the battledress, and was later redesigned as a metal badge worn on the right breast pocket of the CF Jacket and later DEU Jackets.
The force was known as a NATO "fire brigade" because of the rapidity with which it could be employed - with leading elements on 72 hours notice to move, and the main body on seven days' notice, with a theoretical deployment time of thirteen days.
Force Mobile Command was redesignated Land Force Command in the 1990s, and the distinctive FMC badge as worn on the right breast pocket of the DEU jacket was replaced with the LFC badge as shown below, in enameled metal with three pushpins on the back.
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 Canadian Forces Land Force Command - Free net encyclopedia
LFC is the descendant of the Canadian Army which was the name of Canada's land forces from 1940 until February 1, 1968.
Canada's land forces underwent two major organziational changes between the world wars; in 1920 the pre-war regiments were all renamed, several organizational corps were created mirroring corps in the British Army, and new ones like the Canadian Machine Gun Corps (not to be confused with the wartime corps of the same name) were created.
After 1971, the regular force battalions of the QOR and the Black Watch were dissolved (their Militia battalions remained in Toronto and Montreal, respectively) with their personnel distributed between the RCR and PPCLI, while the Canadian Guards were disbanded.
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 The Canadian Airborne Regiment 1968-1995
Before the reorganization, the CAR was, in effect, a small brigade: its five unit commanders were commanding officers; it had a headquarters staff comparable to that of a brigade; and it was designed to be expandable, so that in times of tension, it could be enlarged to a brigade-size organization if needed.
Thus, before the Regiment was sent to Somalia, senior officers in Land Force Command had recognized that the CAR was not structured or equipped with the personnel and materiel it needed to fulfil the concept of employment that had been approved for it.
The Canadian Airborne Regiment, basically unsuited to the task, cobbled together a force for routine duty on Cyprus, and when war broke out on the island it was reinforced by the remainder of the regiment from Canada.
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 Terrorism - Operation Enduring Freedom Chain of Command
CFLCC was established November 11 to coordinate, control, and synchronize all land operations in Afghanistan and surrounding countries.
One of the command's operational goals is to destroy the al-Qaeda terrorist network and prevent the re-emergence of international terrorist activities within Afghanistan.
In CJCS Gen Myers words “The mission of this task force is to help integrate the actions of their respective organizations into one cohesive war effort”.
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 SPEAKER: Colonel Charles Hamel | Alberta Global Forum | U of C
As a recipient of the highest level of the Canadian Forces physical fitness award, he represented Canada internationally in the NATO Military Pentathlon Competition CIOR for ten consecutive years beginning in 1977 in London, England.
He was a member of the Canadian Land Forces Command and Staff College Directing Staff for over a decade from 1989 to 1999.
Colonel Hamel took command of 41 Canadian Brigade Group in January 2000 and deployed as the OP CROCODILE Task Force Commander in support of the United Nations Mission in the Congo in July 2003.
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 Brigadier-General Lacroix: ZoomInfo Business People Information
Brigadier-General Jocelyn Lacroix enrolled in the Canadian Forces with Armour.
Overseas, he headed the forward element of C Squadron of the Royal Canadian Dragoons (RCD) in Lahr, Germany, from 1983 to 1984 and a squadron in Cyprus from August 1990 to March 1991 with 12 RBC.
Brigadier-General Lacroix graduated from the Land Force Command and Staff Course at Kingston in 1987, the Canadian Forces Command and Staff Course at Toronto in 1992, and the Advanced Military Studies Course at Toronto in 2001.
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 NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Main Page
Combatants Allied forces including: United States Australia Empire of Japan Commanders William Halsey, Jr Daniel J. Callaghan†Willis A. Lee Isoroku Yamamoto Nobutake Kondo Hiroaki Abe Strength 1 carrier, 2 battleships, 5 cruisers, 12 destroyers 2 battleships, 8 cruisers, 16 destroyers Casualties 2 cruisers, 7 destroyers sunk, 36 aircraft destroyed...
Liguus is a genus of large land snails, or, more properly, tree snails.
Combatants Parliamentarians Royalists Commanders Earl of Essex King King Charles I Strength 24,000[1] 7,000-12,000 Casualties very few very few The Battle of Turnham Green occurred 13 November 1642 near the village of Turnham Green, at the end the first campaigning season of the First English...
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 force-land - Search Results - MSN Encarta
- make forced landing: to land an aircraft before it gets to its destination because of an emergency, or land in these circumstances
As the Land Force Command component of the CF, the Canadian army is responsible for land combat and for physically protecting people and land-based...
Force (law) : self-defense and defense of property
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 The Canadian Military
The Canadian military is comparatively small, one of the smallest armies per capita of any nation in the western world.
Canada Command is for homeland security, the Expeditionary Force is for foreign missions, and the Special Operations is for covert and secret stuff.
The nominal heads of the Canadian military are Queen Elizabeth and the Governor General of Canada.
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 Resources - Education and Training
The Canadian Forces Nuclear, Biological and Chemical School (CFNBCS) Borden, Ontario, is the national Centre of Excellence and the primary source for joint advanced individual training in the areas of Nuclear, Biological and Chemical Defence, Nuclear Emergency Response, Radiation Safety and Chemical, Biological, Radiological/Nuclear Counter Terrorism response.
The Canadian Forces School of Meteorology (CFS), Winnipeg, Man., is the central meteorological training facility for CF Met Tech and provides basic and advanced courses in meteorology and oceanography.
It remains the Canadian Forces' centre of excellence for parachuting and the Army's centre of excellence for aerial delivery, helicopter and mountain operations and rappelling.
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 Canadian Forces Land Force Command in TutorGig Encyclopedia
The name was changed from FMC to Land Force Command in a 1997 reorganization of the Canadian Forces.
The early organization of Mobile Command included tactical ground attack fixed and rotary wing aircraft, in addition to ground forces, and was akin to the integrated warfare approach of the United States Marine Corps.
In a 1975 reorganization of the Canadian Forces, Air Command was created and all air assets were reassigned to that organization.
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