Canadian Armed Forces

Canadian Armed Forces

Jobs, equipment, history, operations, ranks, medals and demo teams. Join the Cadets. Services and benefits for Canadian Forces members.


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Canadian Armed Forces jobs

Available jobs, recruiters near you, pay, benefits, paid education

Military history

Past wars and operations, military heritage, remembrance

Services and benefits for the military

Pay rates, benefits, career transition, health, misconduct, housing

Military Identity System

Ranks and insignia, official dress, drill and heritage manuals

Military equipment

Aircraft, weapons, ships, vehicles, equipment purchases and upgrades

Showcasing the Forces

Snowbirds, CF-18 Demo Team, SkyHawks, music, museums, write to the troops, community engagement

Cadets and Junior Canadian Rangers

How to join, what they do, find a squadron, corps or patrol


Canadian military orders, decorations, awards, medals

Military operations and exercises

Operations, exercises, allies and partners

Universities and training establishments

Royal Military Colleges, Canadian Forces College, military schools

Bases and support units

Bases, support units, infrastructure projects

Defence science and technology

Military science, technology, research, support to military operations

Units, squadrons and ships

Find a unit, squadron or ship by province, environment or type

Chief of the Defence Staff

Biography, latest news and messages, media links, image gallery

What we are doing


Mental Health. You're not alone.

Medical and mental health care, emergency contacts, support for you and your family

Canada’s Defence Policy

Discover how the new Defence Policy will shape Canada’s role in the world

DND/CAF Sexual Misconduct Apology

Find details about the DND / CAF Sexual Misconduct Apology

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