1 Canadian Mechanized Brigade Group
1 Canadian Mechanized Brigade Group (1 CMBG) is an Army Regular Force formation of 3rd Canadian Division and is headquartered in Edmonton, Alberta. Our mission is: “
1 CMBG will generate, employ and sustain combat ready combined arms forces to conduct operations at home and abroad. ”
Our vision statement is: “
Always ready to ‘fight tonight,’ 1 CMBG soldiers are disciplined; rapidly deployable; combat capable; agile and adaptive; physically and mentally resilient; and are enabled by thinking, committed and empowered leaders who accomplish the mission while taking care of soldiers, their families and their equipment.”
- 1st Regiment Royal Canadian Horse Artillery
- Lord Strathcona's Horse (Royal Canadians)
- 1st Battalion, Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry
- 2nd Battalion, Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry
- 3rd Battalion, Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry
- 1 Combat Engineer Regiment
- 1 Service Battalion
- 1 Canadian Mechanized Brigade Group Headquarters and Signal Squadron
Colonel W.H. Fletcher
Chief Warrant Officer W. Crabb
1 Canadian Mechanized Brigade Group has traditions which date back to May 1911, when the 1st Canadian Infantry Brigade was allocated to the 1st Division of the Non-Permanent Active Militia. Even before that date the 1st Brigade had existed independently as a formation of the Canadian Militia.
1 Canadian Mechanized Brigade Group Headquarters
Building 400, Italy Crescent
PO Box 10500 Station Forces
Throughout late June, roughly 200 soldiers from Western Canada are completing pre-deployment training in Shilo, Manitoba, in preparation for Operation UNIFIER Rotation (Roto) 2.
June 30, 2016
As part of contributions to the operational readiness of the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF), over 6000 CAF personnel will participate in Exercise MAPLE RESOLVE 2016, the Canadian Army’s largest and most complex training event of the year. Exercise MAPLE RESOLVE will take place in Wainwright, Alberta, from May 23 to June 6, 2016.
May 18, 2016
2 PPCLI is hosting a section of soldiers from the 3rd Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment (3 RAR) for a week during Exercise PROMETHEAN RAM 16 in April in Wainwright, Alberta.
April 22, 2016
The soldiers from 1 Combat Engineer Regiment (1 CER) conquered a previously inaccessible crossing of the Battle River in the early days of Exercise PROMETHEAN RAM.
April 15, 2016
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