- 1 Canadian Mechanized Brigade Group
1 Canadian Mechanized Brigade Group (1CMBG) is a
Canadian Forces brigade groupthat is part of Land Forces Western Areaof the Canadian Army. Originally headquartered at CFB Calgary, it is currently based in CFB Edmontonin Albertawith two major units at CFB Shiloin Manitoba, and consists of seven Regular Forceunits:
Four regular force units of other formations (
1 Military Police Platoon/1 Military Police Unitand 1 Service Battalionof 1 Area Support Group, 408 Tactical Helicopter Squadronof 1 Wing and 1 Field Ambulanceof Canadian Forces Medical Group) are collocated with 1 CMBG at CFB Edmonton and work closely with the brigade group, but are not officially a part of it.
1 CMBG is scheduled for rotation into Afghanistan from February to August 2008.
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