National Defence
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Formations of Land Force Western Area

Map of LFWA


1CMBG Crest

1 Canadian Mechanized Brigade Group

1 CMBG Headquarters is based in Edmonton, Alta. The Brigade consists of 12 Regular Force units, located in Edmonton, Alta., Shilo,Man. and Winnipeg, Man.


39 CBG Crest

39 Canadian Brigade Group

39 CBG Headquarters is based in Vancouver,B.C.The Brigade consists of 14 Reserve units, located  throughout British Columbia.


41 CBG Crest

41 Canadian Brigade Group

41 CBG Headquarters is based in Calgary, Alta. The Brigade consists of 11 Reserve units, located throughout Alberta.


38 CBG Crest

38 Canadian Brigade Group

38 CBG Headquarters is based in Winnipeg, Man. The Brigade consists of 16 Reserve units, located  throughout Saskatchewan, Manitoba, and the Lakehead region of Ontario.


1ASG Crest

1 Area Support Group

1 Area Support Group is headquartered in Edmonton, Alberta. It is made up of 14 Regular Force units and 1 Reserve Unit. 1 ASG is headquartered in Edmonton and provides support services across Western Canada and three territories. 1 ASG has units located in Shilo, MB, Edmonton, Calgary, Suffield and Wainwright, AB and Chilliwack, BC.