4th Canadian Division Support Base Petawawa
ENDAZHE KINAMANDOWA CHIGMANGANISHAK
The soldier's training ground”
About the Base
As a partner of the Petawawa Community, the 4th Canadian Division Support Base Petawawa offers numerous outstanding services and programs to the community. Whether your interests lead you to our beautiful outdoor recreational areas or into our world-class fitness facilities, all residents of the Petawawa area are welcomed to enjoy the advantages that 4th Canadian Division Support Base Petawawa offers.
Formations and Lodger Units
4th Canadian Division Support Base Petawawa provides support services to meet or exceed the requirements of 2 Canadian Mechanized Brigade Group (2 CMBG) and lodger units. This ensures the ability to generate, employ and sustain effective and relevant forces in order to meet Canada's domestic and international defence objectives.
2 Area Support Group (ASG) was established February 4, 1999 and is made up of operation units and Area Support Units throughout Ontario. The 2 ASG formation includes:
- 4th Canadian Division Support Base Petawawa
- Area Support Unit Toronto
- 2 Area Support Group Signals Squadron
The headquarters was relocated to CFB Petawawa from Toronto in 2006 and was officially stood up on September 28, 2006.
2 Canadian Mechanized Brigade Group can be traced back as far as the Boer War where its units won honours at Paardeberg and Leliefontien. 2 CMBG has participated in a multitude of Operations and taskings. Since 2003, members of 2 CMBG have played a key and instrumental role in Canada's deployment to Afghanistan. 2 Canadian Mechanized Brigade Group will continue its roles in the defence of Canadian soil. Its soldiers will continue to participate in numerous peacekeeping missions around the world and will be available for emergency response missions in Canada.
Commander - Colonel J.R.M. Gagné, MSM, CD
Sergeant Major - Chief Warrant Officer W.A. Richards, MMM, MSM, CD
4th Canadian Division Support Base Petawawa Headquarters
Building S-111, 101 Menin Road
P.O. Box 9999, Stn Main
CFB Petawawa, Ontario
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