3rd Canadian Division, Army in Western Canada
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3rd Canadian Division (3 Cdn Div) is the new name of Land Force Western Area. It is one of four operational commands of the Canadian Army. This command is responsible for all Canadian Army administration and operations in western Canada from the Pacific Ocean to Thunder Bay, Ontario.
3 Cdn Div is responsible for all Canadian Army administration and operations in western Canada from the Pacific Ocean to Thunder Bay, Ontario. 3 Cdn Div is headquartered at 3rd Canadian Division Support Base Edmonton, Alberta.
Under the 3 Cdn Div command are approximately 5,500 Regular Force soldiers, 4,600 Primary Reserve Force soldiers, 1,200 civilian employees, and 900 Canadian Rangers.
3rd Canadian Division comprises one Regular Force Mechanized Brigade Group, three Reserve Force Brigade Groups, one Division Support Group, one Division Training Centre, a Canadian Ranger Patrol Group, an Intelligence Company and a Military Police Regiment:
- 1 Canadian Mechanized Brigade Group
- 38 Canadian Brigade Group
- 39 Canadian Brigade Group
- 41 Canadian Brigade Group
- 3rd Canadian Division Support Group
- 3rd Canadian Division Training Centre
- 4th Canadian Ranger Patrol Group
- 6 Intelligence Company
- 1 Military Police Regiment
Brigadier-General Simon Hetherington
Chief Warrant Officer Shawn Douglas Stevens
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