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Friday, January 30, 2015

Canadian Army participates in Exercise WARFIGHTER

January 30, 2015, 

It was revealed yesterday in Ottawa that approximately 300 Canadian Army members have been participating in Exercise WARFIGHTER, an American led military exercise at Camp Atterbury, Indiana. The Exercise began on January 26 and runs through February 13 2015. The main goal of the exercise is to enhance their command and control techniques and increase the interoperability of all our Allies. WARFIGHTER will test troops readiness, responsiveness and skills in a variety of full scale military operations. 

The 300 Canadian Army members will be working next to some 3,000 US forces from the Army Regular and Reserve Force as well as the Army and Air National Guard. 

The Canadian Army participants are from
  • 4th Canadian Division Support Base Petawawa 
  • Canadian Forces Base Kingston 
  • 5th Canadian Division Support Base Gagetown