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2 Canadian Mechanized Brigade Group
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Active 1995–present
Country Canada
Branch

Canadian Army

Regular Force
Type Headquarters
Part of 4th Canadian Division
Garrison/HQ CFB Petawawa
Motto(s) Latin language:Audacia et fortitudo (Strength and courage)[1]
Abbreviation 2 CMBG

2 Canadian Mechanized Brigade Group (2 CMBG; French language:2e Groupe-brigade mécanisé du Canada) is a Canadian Forces brigade group that is part of 4th Canadian Division of the Canadian Army. It is currently based in CFB Petawawa. One of its three infantry battalions is under the administration of 5th Canadian Division and is stationed at CFB Gagetown in New Brunswick.

Brigade unitsEdit

2 Canadian Mechanized Brigade Group Type Location
2 CMBG Headquarters & Signal Squadron HQ/Communications CFB Petawawa
2nd Regiment, Royal Canadian Horse Artillery Artillery CFB Petawawa
The Royal Canadian Dragoons Armoured CFB Petawawa
2 Combat Engineer Regiment Engineering CFB Petawawa
1st Battalion, The Royal Canadian Regiment Mechanized infantry CFB Petawawa
2nd Battalion, The Royal Canadian Regiment Mechanized infantry CFB Gagetown
3rd Battalion, The Royal Canadian Regiment Light infantry CFB Petawawa

Two regular force units of other formations (427 Special Operations Aviation Squadron and 2 Field Ambulance of Canadian Forces Medical Group) are collocated with 2 CMBG at CFB Petawawa and work closely with the brigade group, but are not officially a part of it.

ReferencesEdit

  1. "2 Canadian Mechanized Brigade Group". Public Register of Arms, Flags and Badges. Canadian Heraldic Authority. http://archive.gg.ca/heraldry/pub-reg/project-pic.asp?lang=e&ProjectID=989&ProjectElementID=3433. Retrieved 6 November 2012. 

External linksEdit

Official website

See alsoEdit

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