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Does Edmonton have a military base?

Does Edmonton have a military base?

CFB Edmonton (also called 3rd Canadian Division Support Base Edmonton) is a Canadian Forces base located in Sturgeon County adjacent to the City of Edmonton in Alberta, Canada. It is also known as Edmonton Garrison or “Steele Barracks”.

What military bases are in Alberta?


  • Edmonton, Alberta. Wainwright, Alberta (detachment)
  • Suffield, Alberta.
  • Shilo, Manitoba.

How many soldiers are in Edmonton?

It houses 4,500 regular and 500 reserve force soldiers. In addition 500 surge forces, 600 civilian employees and 7,800 family members reside at the base. The total population of the Edmonton military community is approximately 13,900.

How do I contact the Canadian army?

Contact the Department of National Defence

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CAF bases, units, squadrons or ships in Canada DND/CAF bases, units and offices
CAF pay and benefits Pay, pension and benefits 1-866-878-3598
CAF pension services Pay, pension and benefits 1-800-267-0325

What is the biggest military base in Canada?

Canadian Forces Base Suffield
Canadian Forces Base Suffield (also CFB Suffield) is the largest Canadian Forces base. It is located in southeastern Alberta, 3 nautical miles (5.6 km; 3.5 mi) north-northwest of Suffield, 50 km (31 mi) northwest of the city of Medicine Hat and 250 km (160 mi) southeast of Calgary.

Can you visit military bases?

Military bases typically house service members, personnel, and their relatives. However, a military base is not just another neighborhood that anyone can visit. Most bases are restricted to the public.

What is the largest military base in Canada?

Where can I talk to a military recruiter?

Talk with a Recruiter

  • Army. 1-888-550-ARMY (2769)
  • Army Reserve. 1-888-550-ARMY (2769)
  • Army National Guard. 1-800-464-8273.

What was the name of the Canadian Air Base in Edmonton?

In 1968, when Canada’s armed forces were amalgamated, RCAF Station Namao was redesignated Canadian Forces Base Edmonton (Lancaster Park) and was under command of the new Air Transport Command and later Air Command.

Where are Canadian Armed Forces bases and support units?

Canadian Armed Forces bases and support units by location and type. Login error when trying to access an account (e.g. My Service Canada Account) Thank you for your help! You will not receive a reply.

What are the postal codes for the US Armed Forces?

Armed Forces – Americas Postal Codes: What Is The Zip Code For …? 34002 APO 0. 34006 APO 0. 34007 APO 0. 34008 APO 0. 34010 APO 0. 34019 APO 0. 34020 APO 0. 34021 APO 0.

Where is the Canadian Army base in Griesbach located?

The base is situated at Steele Barracks (named for Sir Sam Steele) just north of the city. The area formerly known as CFB Griesbach within the city itself is no longer operational. All buildings and land having been sold and are no longer Crown assets. The final closure was announced by Minister MacKay in 2012.