Military Personnel Command

What we do

On behalf of the Chief of the Defence Staff, Military Personnel Command (MILPERSCOM) provides functional direction and guidance to the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) on all matters pertaining to the management of military personnel.

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Specific tasks

Key responsibilities include:

  • recruit, train, educate, prepare and support military personnel and their families
  • honour and recognize military personnel and their families for their service to Canada
  • develop and implement strategies, policies and programs that foster and maintain the profession of arms as an honourable and desirable career
  • monitor compliance with CAF personnel management policies and be accountable for the CAF Personnel System


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