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LFWA - JTFW Headquarters

Mission Statement: To generate and sustain general-purpose combat ready combined armed forces for operations at home and abroad.

Land Force Western Area (LFWA)

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LFWA is one of four Canadian Army commands in charge of all regular and reserve army units from Vancouver Island to Thunder Bay, Ontario.

LFWA consists of three Reserve Brigade Groups, One Regular Mechanized Brigade Group, One Area Support Group, Western Area Training Centre and CFB Suffield, Alberta.

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Joint Task Force West (JTFW)

JTFW Crest JTFW is one of six Department of National Defence Commands, responsible for Connecting with Canadians events and all domestic military operations throughout Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba.

JTFW consists of all the Army, Air Force and Navy components within the Prairie provinces.

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