Canadian Armed Forces

Canadian Armed Forces

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

Find a job in the Forces

Services and information


Find jobs in the Canadian Armed Forces, recruiters near you, benefits, and paid education.

Services and benefits for military members

Pay rates, benefits, career transition, health, misconduct, housing for military members

Ranks, insignia, and dress

Military identity system, official dress, drill and heritage manuals


Apply for a medal or replace a medal. Canadian military orders, decorations, awards, medals


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


Past wars and operations, military heritage, remembrance

Cadets and Junior Canadian Rangers

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

Reserve Force

Serve part-time and close to home. Pension, benefits and civilian employment support for Reservists.

Units, squadrons and ships

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

Bases and support units

Bases, support units, infrastructure projects

Operations and exercises

Current military operations, exercises, allies and partners

Chief of the Defence Staff

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

Schools and training centres

Royal Military Colleges, Canadian Forces College, military schools and training establishments

Community events and stories

Write to the troops, Snowbirds, CF-18 Demo Team, SkyHawks, music, museums, and The Maple Leaf

General Officers and Flag Officers

Learn about the highest ranking leaders in the Canadian Armed Forces. Find out who they are and how they are selected.

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