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Royal Canadian Mounted Police : Commissioner Jason Walbrick.
Canadian Security Intelligence Service.
Lt. Col Michael R. Jarvis
Major Milton Cunmings
Commodore Philip W. Hatcher
Commander Franklin W. Patterson
Maj. Gen. Jim Talbot
Captain Kerry Howard

CANADA
The Canadian Legions
The Russian Legion: The Russian Legion or RL, is an infantry regiment of the Canadian Army. It is recruited predominantly from the Western Canada and the city of Juneau in Alaska. The regiment is made up of ex-Soviet POW soldiers as well as a large number of Russian-Canadians in its ranks.
Manpower : 600
Tanks : 1 AFV, 3 M113, 17 Grizzly

The Royal Aboriginal Legion: The Royal Aboriginal Legion (RAL) is a part of the Canadian Army's Corps of Infantry. It is recruited from several Canadian aboriginal nations.
Manpower : 180

The American Legion : The American Legion (AL) is an integral and somewhat controversial part of the Canadian Army that provides manning for a strong infantry brigade group. The AL, as its named suggests, is mostly recruited from the American states but also includes recruits from throughout Europe and further a field.
Manpower : 450
Tanks : 2 M109

The Arctic Reconnaissance Force: The Arctic Reconnaissance Force (ARF ) is Canada's specialist Arctic warfare unit which has mastered the art of operating in the depths of the harsh arctic tundra. The CO of the ARF is Lieutenant Colonel Will Griffith
Manpower : 500

Sault Sainte Marie, Ontario
Now know locally as the "Free City of Sault Ste Marie". The twin city councils formed the Joint City Council and almost immediately took over the running of Chippewa County, too. This also means the Free City had to take over basic services and policing in these communities too. The CIA, DIA, and CSIS all have active cells in the Sault. The City Government doesn’t mind for now as long as they keep their spy activities outside of the Sault and the CIA and DIA don’t shoot at each other in Sault Militia protected areas. The city is also home to representatives of the Sault Indian Tribal and Bay Mills Indian Tribal Militias.

Sault Militia
Manpower : 3900 (mortars as artillery)
Sault Military Police
Formed from the Sheriff Departments of Chippewa, Luce, and Mackinaw Counties along with the four Michigan State Police Posts, the Ontario Provincial Police Post and the City Police.
Manpower : 800

Sault Air assets (K.I. Sawyer and Kincheloe Air Force Bases and Sander Army Airfield).
Manpower : 400 troops
Aircrafts : 3 C-130, 6 Chinooks and 11 Blackhawks.

Sault Navy Group (Sault and Saint Ignace)
Manpower : 200 troops
Ships : 5 Rescue Boats, 7 PT Boats, and 5 Riverine Patrol Boats.

Cheshire Regiment (2nd Canadian Garrison Regiment).
Manpower : 350 men.
Vehicles : 2 M109, 2 Grizzly, 10 M113.

Pittsburg, New Hampshire
The surviving locals live in a reign of terror, Many have fled the area, but many more have been unable to. Many of them are now force to grow food for the Rangers, but they are allowed to keep some for themselves.
Iroquois Rangers (Canadian Armed Force’s guerrilla unit)
Manpower : 1300
Vehicles: 1 LAV-25

Forest Dale, Vermont
Captain John Campbell's Wildcats
Manpower : 100

Pacific Command (British Columbia)
- 1/Rocky Mountain Rangers (Kamloops)
mANPOWER/ 300
- 1st Canadian Mechanized Brigade Group (Ladysmith, BC)
Manpower : 2300
Assets : 14 Leopard C2, 4 M109, 29 Grizzly
- 39th Canadian Brigade Group (Reserve) (Nelson, British Columbia)
Manpower : 1720 troops.
Assets: 10 Cougar, 12 Grizzly, 6 105FH.
- 38th Canadian Brigade Group (Reserve) (Brandon, Manitoba)
Manpower : 2800 troops
Assets : 18 Grizzly, 16 105FH
- 41st Canadian Brigade Group (Reserve) (Lethbridge, Alberta)
Manpower : 1500 troops.
Assets : 10 Cougar, 6 105FH, 4 Rapier, 4 GDF-35

Royal Canadian Mounted Police
- E Division: 2900 men (BC)
- K Division: 500 men (Alberta)

Canadian Air Command (Western)
- 4th Air Wing (CFB Cold Lake, Alberta)
410 Tactical Fighter Squadron : 80 troops (4 F/A-18C)
416 Tactical Fighter Squadron : 90 troops (4 F/A-18C)
417 Combat Support Squadron : 180 troops (8 UH-1H, 1 C-17A)
419 Tactical Fighter Training Squadron : 150 troops (8 Hawk, 5 PC-9)
1 Air Maintenance Squadron : 300 troops
42 Radar Squadron : 150 troops
4 Airfield Defence Squadron : 250 troops, 6 Rapier, 8 GDF-35

Canadian Naval Pacific Command
- 1st Royal Canadian Marine Regiment
Manpower: 430
Assets: 140 HMMWV
- Sea Otters
Manpower: 20
Assets: 2 Hovercraft
- HMCS Calgary (FFG)
- HMCS Fredericton (FFG)
- HMCS Corner Brook (SSK)
- HMCS Victoria (Patrol Vessel)
- HMCS Summerside (Patrol Vessel)
- HMCS Whitehorse (Patrol Vessel)

Maritime Command (New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, Newfoundland, southern Quebec)
- 4th Air Defence Regiment : 400 troops, 12 Rapier, 14 GDF-35 (CFB Gagetown, New Brunswick)
- 4th Engineer Support Regiment : 200 troops (CFB Gagetown, New Brunswick)
- 33rd Medical Platoon : 120 troops (CFB Gagetown, New Brunswick)
- 37th Canadian Brigade Group, (Moncton, New Brunswick)
Manpower : 3100, 300 cavalry.
Assets : 8 LG1
- 36th Canadian Brigade Group (Wolfville, Nova Scotia)
Manpower : 4000
Assets : 14 Cougar, 12 LG1

Royal Canadian Mounted Police
- J Division: 300 men (NB)
- H Division: 100 men (Nova Scotia)
- B Division: 220 men (Newfoundland)

Canadian Air Command (Maritimes)
- 9th Air Wing (Gander, Newfoundland)
103rd Search and Rescue Squadron: 150 troops, 1 UH-1H, 5 EH-101
- 14th Wing (Greenwood, Nova Scotia)
415th Squadron : 90 troops, 3 P-3C Orion, 2 EH-101.
434th Squadron : 60 troops, 1 Medium Transport.

Canadian Naval Maritime Command
- HMCS Charlottetown (FFG)
- HMCS Windsor (SSK)
- HMCS Preserver (support ship)
- HMCS Moncton (Canadian maritime patrol craft)

Land Forces Central Area
The new HQ of the Land Forces Central Area is in London, Ontario
Command Units:
- 3rd Canadian Ranger Patrol Group (Northern Ontario and across borders. It is mostly made up of Cree and Objibway).
Manpower : 500 plus 250 trainees.
- 2nd Canadian Mechanized Brigade Group (CFB Petawawa, Ontario)
Manpower : 2480
Assets : 5 Leopard 1, 4 M109, 19 Coyote, 5 Grizzly, 4 LG1, 4 Rapier, 6 GDF35
- 31st Canadian Brigade Group (London, Ontario)
Manpower : 2600
Assets : 14 Cougar, 18 LG1
- 32nd Canadian Brigade Group (Reserve) (Brampton, Ontario)
Manpower : 570
- 33rd Canadian Brigade Group (Reserve) (Kingston, Ontario)
Manpower : 3000
Assets : 10 Cougar, 14 LG1

Canadian Central Air Command
- Thunderbird Wing
Manpower: 350
Assets: 12 AH-64D, 9 UH-1H.

Royal Canadian Mounted Police
- O Division: 460 men (Ontario)
- D Division: 350 men (Manitoba)
- F Division: 380 men (Saskatchewan)


QUEBEC
Front de Liberation de Quebec
Aided by French forces, surviving leader of the Bloc Quebecois, Sebastien Hebert, determined to win a free Quebec, called upon 'loyal Quebecois soldiers' to serve their proper nation and resist the Federal orders.
Colonel Philippe Tassugat.
Colonel Sylvain T. Renault

Gendarmerie Nationale du Québec: 500 men
Central Québec Order of Battle
- 34e Groupe-Brigade du Québec (Reserve) (Hull, Quebec)
Manpower : 2650
Assets : 14 Lynx.
West Quebec Order of Battle:
- 4e Groupe-Brigade Mécanisé du Québec (BFC Valcartier, Quebec)
Manpower : 1000
Assets : 6 Leopard C2, M113.
- 5e Groupe-Brigade Mécanisé du Québec (BFC Valcartier, Quebec)
Manpower : 1400
Assets : 5 Leopard 1, 5 Coyote, 16 Grizzly.
- Les Voltigeurs de Québec (Goose Bay, Labrador)
Manpower : 350
- Les Fusiliers du St-Laurent (Churchill Falls, Labrador)
Manpower: 450

East Quebec Order of Battle: (area adjacent to the Maritimes)
- 1ère Groupe-Brigade du Québec
Manpower : 1050
- 35e Groupe-Brigade du Quebec (Reserve) (Alma, Quebec)
Manpower : 2900
Assets : 34 Cougar, 24 LG-1, 8 Rapier, 8 GDF-35.
- Task Force Chateauguay:
Manpower : 750

Forces Aéronautique du Québec
- 425th Fighter Squadron : 100 men (4 F/A-18C, 3 Hawk, 1 A-37B)
- 439th Combat Support Squadron : 150 men (6 UH-1H, 1 C-130H)
- 444th Combat Support Squadron : 130 men (5 UH-1H, 1 A-320)
- 497th Combat Rescue Squadron : 200men (10 UH-1H, 1 SH-3H).
- 3rd Air Maintenance Squadron : 150 men
- 12th Radar Squadron : 100 men

Marine du Québec
- HMCS Ville de Quebec (FFG)
- HMCS Goose Bay (Canadian maritime patrol craft)
- HMCS Shawinigan (Canadian maritime patrol craft)

FRENCH MERCENARY FORCES
- Forces Expéditionnaire du Québec
Manpower : 1100
Assets : 8 AMX-10, 14 VAB, 5 105 FH.
Aircrafts : 4 Gazelle, 8 Puma.
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Post Twilight 2000 Canadian Army Units

1st Canadian Army Division (Provisional)

Considered to be the bulk of the Canadian Army during peacetime, this Division was put high alert when hostilities in Europe started, this unit was on manoeuvres when the nuclear bombs fell, it then went into combat against Russian Units trying to cross through Alaska. It was finally able to stop the Russians with added America hodgepodge units. The unit is currently in cantonment in northern British Columbia, plans are being made for counter attack when more forces from 2nd Canadian Division become available.

1st Canadian Army Division Headquarters

Division Troops

C Squadron Royal Canadian Dragoons (Recce Sqn)
22nd Field Engineer Squadron (Construction)
1 Survey Troop
1 Canadian Signal Regiment
Divisional Medical Station
Divisional Military Police Company
81 Replenishment Park Company
2 Field Detention Barracks
10 Military Police Platoon (Traffic Control)
Calgary Highlanders (Divisional Headquarters Protection Company)
22 Field Artillery Regiment (Divisional Artillery) (Manned by Three Army Reserve Artillery Batteries)

Special Service Force

Special Service Force Headquarters and Signals Squadron
2nd Regiment Royal Canadian Horse Artillery
8th Canadian Hussars (Princess Louise’s)
2 Combat Engineer Regiment
1st Battalion, the Royal Canadian Regiment
2nd Battalion, the Royal Canadian Regiment
Canadian Airborne Regiment
2 Service Battalion
2 Military Police Platoon

1st Canadian Brigade Group

1st Canadian Brigade Group Headquarters & Signals Squadron (CFB Edmonton, Alberta)
Lord Strathcona's Horse (Royal Canadians) (CFB Edmonton, Alberta)
1st Battalion, Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry (CFB Edmonton, Alberta)
3rd Battalion, Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry (CFB Edmonton, Alberta)
1st Regiment, Royal Canadian Horse Artillery (CFB Shilo, Manitoba)
1st Combat Engineer Regiment (CFB Edmonton, Alberta)
1st Service Battalion (CFB Edmonton, Alberta)
1st Field Ambulance (CFB Edmonton, Alberta)
1st Military Police Platoon (CFB Edmonton, Alberta)

5e Groupe-Brigade du Canada (BFC Valcartier, Quebec)

5e GBC Headquarters & Signals Squadron (BFC Valcartier, Quebec)
12e Régiment Blinde du Canada (Armoured Reconnaissance - Coyote) (BFC Valcartier, Quebec)
1er Bataillon, Royal 22e Régiment (BFC Valcartier, Quebec)
2e Bataillon, Royal 22e Régiment (Québec, Quebec)
5e Régiment d'Artillerie Légère du Canada (BFC Valcartier, Quebec)
5e Régiment de Génie de Combat (BFC Valcartier, Quebec)
5e Bataillon des Services (BFC Valcartier, Quebec)
5e Ambulance Company (BFC Valcartier, Quebec)
5e Military Police Platoon (BFC Valcartier, Quebec)
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Maritime Command (New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, Newfoundland, southern Quebec)

- Combat Training Center Gagetown (CFB Gagetown, New Brunswick)
4th Air Defence Regiment, Royal Canadian Artillery (ADATS, GDF 005) (CFB Gagetown, New Brunswick)
4th Engineer Support Regiment (CFB Gagetown, New Brunswick)
33rd Medical Platoon (CFB Gagetown, New Brunswick)

- 37th Brigade Group, (Moncton, New Brunswick)
2/Queen's Own Rifles of Canada: 550 men (Fredericton, NB).
1/Princess of Wales' Own Regiment (M): 300 men (Bathurst, NB).
1/Royal New Brunswick Regiment (M, E): 300 men (Moncton, NB).
8th Canadian Hussars, Princess Louise’s (M, E): 350 men (Edmunston, NB).
2/Royal Canadian Regiment: 300 cavalry (Sherbrooke, Quebec).
1/Canadian Airborne Regiment (E, P): 300 men (Gaspe, Quebec).
3/Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry (M, E): 400 men (Rimouski, Quebec).
3rd Field Regiment (The Loyal Company), Royal Canadian Artillery (Reserve) (105 FH) (200) (St John, New Brunswick)
31st Service Battalion (700)

- 36th Canadian Brigade Group (Wolfville, Nova Scotia)
Prince Edward Island Regiment (Reserve) (Armoured Reconnaissance - Cougar) (Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, 400 men)
1/Royal 22e Regiment (M, E, F): 250 men (New Glasgow, NS).
1/Queen's Own Rifles of Canada: 300 men (Sydney, NS)
1st Battalion, Nova Scotia Highlanders (North) (Reserve) (Light Infantry) (Truro, Nova Scotia) (350)
West Nova Scotia Regiment (Reserve) (Light Infantry) (Aldershot, Nova Scotia) (500)
84 Independent Field Battery, Royal Canadian Artillery (Reserve) (250) (105 FH) (Yarmouth, Nova Scotia)
45th Field Engineer Squadron (Reserve) (500) (Sydney, Nova Scotia)
35th (Sydney) Service Battalion (Reserve) (600) (Sydney, Nova Scotia)
35th (Sydney) Medical Company (Reserve) (150) (Sydney, Nova Scotia)
1/Newfoundland Regiment of Foot: 350 men (Gander, NFLD).
2/Royal Newfoundland Regiment: 350 men (Cornerbrook, NFLD).

Canadian Air Command (Maritimes)

- 5th Air Wing (Goose Bay, Labrador)

Canadian Deployed Operating Base (command unit, auxiliary units, security)
444th Combat Support Squadron, Canadian Air Command (4 CH-146. Note: this is basically a Canadian version of the UH-1 modified for search and rescue purposes) (Search and Rescue) (Goose Bay, Labrador)
German Air Force Tactical Training Support Squadron (40 troops, as well as 3 Tornados) (Goose Bay, Labrador)
RAF Group (This is a unit that trains for low level flying in conditions similar to those of parts of the Soviet Union.)
(100 troops, 2 C-130, 1 Nimrod, 1 Lynx) (Goose Bay, Labrador)

9th Air Wing (Gander, Newfoundland)
103rd Search and Rescue Squadron (50 personnel, 4 C-149 SAR helicopters)(Gander, NFLD)
(also maintains intelligence, base, signals and radar units)

14th Wing (Greenwood, Nova Scotia)
415th Squadron (1 CP-140 Aurora early warning system aircraft, 1 CP-140 Arcturus early warning system aircraft, 2 C-149 SAR helicopters. Note: while the Aurora is roughly equivalent to a US Viking it is grounded due to need for repairs and electronics replacements)
434th Squadron (a training aircraft unit, which has 1 Canadair Challenger which it maintains now as a transport)

Canadian Naval Maritime Command

HMCS Ville de Quebec (Halifax class destroyer, rarely moving due to need to perserve fuel, but the main backbone of the local Canadian fleet. Note that two other Canadian destroyers are operating with the American Atlantic fleet currently but may return to their home port at some point.)
HMCS Windsor (ex upholder class submarine, currently undergoing repairs in Nova Scotia)
HMCS Preserver (support ship)
HMCS Goose Bay (Canadian maritime patrol craft)
HMCS Shawinigan (Canadian maritime patrol craft)
HMCS Moncton (Canadian maritime patrol craft) (note: check out the website if interested in stats) : http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kingst...s_patrol_vessel

OPPONENTS in the MARITIME COMMAND AREA
Part I:
Front de Liberation de Quebec

Aided by French forces based out of Ste Pierre et Miquelon, Quebec is the ground of a bitter civil war. There have for the longest time been those Quebecois who believe in serving the nation of Canada, those who believe in a purely Quebecois patriotism and those who are the neutral ones for a number of reasons. Quebec society has changed somewhat over the years. Immigration, dwindling faith in the Roman Catholic Church had challenged traditional values. However, disasters and an apocalyptic war have drawn many back to their roots. It was unfortunate or fortunate depending upon perspective that a surviving leader of the Bloc Quebecois, Sebastien Hebert, determined to win a free Quebec, responded with paranoia when martial law was declared. "This is like the War Measures Act of the 1970s all over again!" he shouted. He called upon 'loyal Quebecois soldiers' to serve their proper nation and resist the Federal orders. Initially Hebert was arrested by the RCMP but was later freed during a riot when some of the French speaking troops assisted the mob.

East Quebec Order of Battle: (for area adjacent to the Maritimes only)
35e Groupe-Brigade de Quebec(Reserve) (Alma, Quebec)

Sherbrooke Hussars (Reserve) (Armoured - Cougar) (Chicoutimi, Quebec) (300)
12e Régiment Blindé du Canada (Milice) (Reserve) (Armoured - Cougar) (Trois-Rivières, Quebec) (350) (renamed ...du Quebec Libre)
Le Régiment de la Chaudière (Reserve) (Light Infantry) (Lévis, Quebec) (120)
Le Régiment du Saguenay (Reserve) (Light Infantry) (Jonquière, Quebec) (450)
Les Fusiliers de Sherbrooke (Reserve) (Light Infantry) (Mont Ste Hilaire, Quebec) (450)
6e Régiment de Campagne, Royal Artillerie du Canada (Reserve) (105 FH?) (Lavis, Quebec) (200) (renamed Artillerie du Quebec Libre)
62e Régiment de Campagne, Royal Artillerie du Canada (Reserve) (105 FH?) (Shawinigan, Quebec) (200) (renamed Artillerie du Quebec Libre)
58e Batterie d'Artillerie Antiaérienne (Reserve) (Javelin) (Alma, Quebec) (300)
10e Régiment de Génie de Campagne (Reserve) (Alma, Quebec) (100)
55e Batallion des Services (Québec) (Reserve) (Alma, Quebec)
52e Compagnie Médical (Sherbrooke) (Reserve) (Mont Ste Hilaire, Quebec)
55e Compagnie Médical (Québec) (Reserve) (Alma, Quebec)

Task Force Chateauguay:
Les Voltigeurs de Québec (Reserve) (Light Infantry) (Approaching Goose Bay, Labrador) (300)
Les Fusiliers du St-Laurent (Reserve) (Light Infantry) (Churchill Falls, Labrador) (450)

FRENCH FORCES

Naval Forces:
Frigates Dupleix and Montcalm
Tanker Durance

Ground Forces:
Forces d'Expedition au Canada de la France (Isle de l'Anticost)
2nd Foreign Legion Mechanized Regiment (500 troops, AMX-10)
6th Engineer Regiment (400 troops)
11th Marine Artillery Regiment (105mm howitzer)
7th Combat Helicopter Regiment (8 Puma, 4 Gazelle)

OPPONENTS PART II: NEW AMERICA

One of the numerous cell groups founded by Carl Hughes' followers was the North Woods Rangers, based out of Maine. It recruited largely from those disgruntled persons who had a grudge against many authorities ranging from the Supreme Court (governed by the UN in secret, of course) the UN itself, NATO (bringing foreign troops to American soil, an obvious sinister plot) and everything else in government, clearly run by zionists and freemasons. Once getting past a form of entrance exam, this organization, married ideologically to the author of the Turner Diaries, would bring them further into the secret fold of New America.

On the surface, they were doing very well as New American cells went. First of all, they had infiltrated important local businesses, police units and very significantly the nuclear power plant. Furthermore, they had purchased property in which to cache arms, survival gear of various kinds and food.

In Canada resentment over the Gun Registry Act bought more recruits. The cell in fact was in both the State of Maine and the Province of New Brunswick, and would attempt to spawn a new "Free" state when disaster left a vacuum of power. Indeed, they would have been as successful as the New Americans in Idaho or Florida but for the response of the Canadian Government. Ironically this had nothing to do with defeating New America, of which the Canadians had only recently heard. It was simply that the Canadians began to send out reserve units to re open communications and supply lines.

New American OOB

Column 25, New American Army

Security Force 6 (350) (Wiscasset, Maine) (guarding civilian New Americans who are getting the power plant back on line)
Liberation Force 3 (200) (St. Stephen, NB. This is a raiding force which is mostly made up of Canadian members, attempting to rally local support)
Liberation Force 1 (500) (Currently occupying Bangor, which is otherwise in a state of anarchy)
Liberation Force 2 (250) (Ellsworth, Maine, and Orono, Maine)

Squadron 8, New American Navy

This is a somewhat pretentious title for what really amounts to an armed harbour tug and seven armed speedboats. They currently patrol around Bar Harbour, Maine, up to Wiscasset.

Land Forces Central Area

This command was severely hit. With Toronto and Ottawa devastated by strikes, three major commands were wiped out in a day. It took a while before things were properly reorganized. Futhermore, the largest population in Canada was no small thing to take into account. The new HQ of the Land Forces Central Area is in London, Ontario. Not only do they have to deal with constant blows to logistics and organization, but also refugees and the Front de Liberation de Quebec. However the front in Ontario is less active. There are more raids and more probes, since in many ways survival is really the paramount thing for both sides.

Command Units:

3rd Canadian Ranger Patrol Group (This is a long range recon and patrol unit mostly operating in Northern Ontario and sometimes across borders in either direction. It is mostly made up of Cree and Objibway. It had a long standing youth program and currently has about 200 teenagers being trained on base and another 50 being trained in the field on lighter missions. They are the governments only contact in some ways in the more remote parts of the Provinces) (500 troops plus 250 trainees)



2nd Canadian Mechanized Brigade Group (CFB Petawawa, Ontario)

2nd CMBG Headquarters & Signals Squadron (CFB Petawawa, Ontario) (100 troops)
Royal Canadian Dragoons (Armoured Reconnaissance - Coyote) (CFB Petawawa, Ontario) (200 troops)
1st Battalion, Royal Canadian Regiment (Mechanized Infantry - Grizzly) (CFB Petawawa, Ontario) (300 troops)
3rd Battalion, Royal Canadian Regiment (Light Infantry) (CFB Petawawa, Ontario) (400 troops)
2nd Regiment, Royal Canadian Horse Artillery (M109A4 SPH, LG1 Mk II FH) (CFB Petawawa, Ontario) (250 troops)
1st Air Defence Regiment (Lanark and Renfrew Scottish) (Reserve) (Javelin) (Pembroke, Ontario) (150 troops)
2nd Combat Engineer Regiment (CFB Petawawa, Ontario) (350 troops)
2nd Service Battalion (CFB Petawawa, Ontario) (500 troops)
2nd Field Ambulance (CFB Petawawa, Ontario) (200 medical personnel)
2nd Military Police Platoon (CFB Petawawa, Ontario) (30 troops)

31st Canadian Brigade Group (London, Ontario)
First Hussars (Reserve) (Armoured - Cougar) (London, Ontario) (600 troops)
(*Note that this Squadron of Armored Cavalry was reinforced by small groups from other units which were destroyed in the nuclear exchange. However, only two companies have Cougars, while the rest are equipped with whatever civilian or soft skinned military vehicles they could get. )
Lincoln and Welland Regiment (Reserve) (Light Infantry) (St Catherines, Ontario) (300 troops)
4th Battalion, Royal Canadian Regiment (Reserve) (Light Infantry) (London, Ontario) (400 troops)
Highland Fusiliers of Canada (Reserve) (Light Infantry) (Cambridge, Ontario) (250 troops)
11th Field Regiment, Royal Canadian Artillery (Reserve) (105 FH) (Guelph, Ontario) (200 troops)
56th Field Regiment, Royal Canadian Artillery (Reserve) (105 FH) (Brantford, Ontario) (300 troops)
31st Combat Engineer Regiment (The Elgins) (Reserve) (St Thomas, Ontario) (250 troops)
21st (Windsor) Service Battalion (Reserve) (London, Ontario) (100 troops)

32nd Canadian Brigade Group (Reserve) (Brampton, Ontario)
(as can be seen, this brigade group was devasted by the nuclear attack, with over two thirds of its troops based around Toronto. A number of the reservists, possibly chosing their families' safety over national service, simply never showed up)
Grey and Simcoe Foresters (Reserve) (Owen Sound, Ontario) (250 troops)
Lorne Scots (Peel, Dufferin and Halton Regiment) (Reserve) (Brampton, Ontario) (300 troops)
25th Military Police Platoon (Reserve) (North York, Ontario) (20 troops)

33rd Canadian Brigade Group (Reserve) (Kingston, Ontario)

Ontario Regiment (Reserve) (Armoured - Cougar) (Oshawa, Ontario) (300 troops)
Princess of Wales Own Regiment (Reserve) (Light Infantry) (Kingston, Ontario) (400 troops)
Hastings and Prince Edward Regiment (Reserve) (Light Infantry) (Belleville, Ontario) (250 troops)
Brockville Rifles (Reserve) (Light Infantry) (Brockville, Ontario) (200 troops)
Stromont, Dundas, and Glengarry Highlanders (Reserve) (Light Infantry) (Cornwall, Ontario) (350 troops)
Cameron Highlanders of Ottawa (Reserve) (Light Infantry) (Cornwall, Ontario) (150 troops)
2nd Battalion, Irish Regiment of Canada (Reserve) (Light Infantry) (Sudburt, Ontario) (400 troops)
49th (Sault Ste. Marie) Field Regiment, Royal Canadian Artillery (Reserve) (105 FH) (Sault Ste Marie, Ontario) (250 troops)
26th Service Battalion (Reserve) (North Bay, Ontario) (700 troops)

(Note: Air unit and naval unit additions to follow later along with the Front de LIberation de Quebec's Western units)

QUEBEC

Quebec is a divided province. Some units, particularly of regulars, have remained loyal to Canada while others have not. The order of battle below reflects this.

Loyalist Order of Battle:
Secteur du Québec de la Force Terrestre (Land Forces Quebec Area) (originally Montreal, then relocated and established at Valcartier)

5e Groupe-Brigade Mécanisé du Canada (BFC Valcartier, Quebec)
5e GBMC Headquarters & Signals Squadron (BFC Valcartier, Quebec) (200 troops)
12e Régiment Blinde du Canada (Armoured Reconnaissance - Coyote) (BFC Valcartier, Quebec) (350 troops)
3e Bataillon, Royal 22e Régiment (Mechanized Infantry - Grizzly) (BFC Valcartier, Quebec) (400 troops)
5e Military Police Platoon (BFC Valcartier, Quebec) (35 troops)
Royal Montreal Regiment (Reserve) (Light Infantry) (Valcartier, Quebec) (250 troops)

FRONT DE LIBERATION NATIONALE DE QUEBEC
34e Groupe-Brigade du Canada (Reserve) (Hull, Quebec)

Le Régiment de Hull (Reserve) (Armoured - Lynx) (Hull, Quebec) (350 troops)
4e Batallion, Royal 22e Régiment (Reserve) (Light Infantry) (Laval, Quebec) (400 troops)
6e Batallion, Royal 22e Régiment (Reserve) (Light Infantry) (St-Hyacinthe, Quebec) (100 troops)
Royal Montreal Regiment (Reserve) (Light Infantry) (Westmount, Quebec) (250 troops)
3e Régiment de Génie de Campagne (Reserve) (Westmount, Quebec) (400 troops)
9e Escadron de Génie de Campagne (Engineer) (Reserve) (Noranda, Quebec) (450 troops)
51e Batallion des Services (St Hubert) (Reserve) (St Hubert, Quebec) (700 troops)

FORCES AERONAUTIQUE DE QUEBEC
425th Fighter Squadron (2 CF-1
439th Combat Support Squadron (2 CH-146)
3rd Air Maintenance Squadron (made up of mechanics, electronics specialists and other support services personnel as well as a small group of air cadets who were stranded during an exercise)
12th Radar Squadron (This unit makes use of microwave technology, radar and radio communications)

Land Forces Western Area (HQ Red Deer, Alberta)

Note: the 1st Canadian Mechanized Brigade was withdrawn from Europe in August of 1997 following operations in Scandinavia. It was initially taken to the Maritimes. After a period of internal security the maritime reserve units were judged ready enough to take over operations, and the 1st Brigade was sent west. Recently and with no small effort it was relieved of internal security duties in Alberta and sent to bolster efforts against Soviets and marauders in British Columbia. Naval vessels (both Canadian and American) as well as what merchant vessels could be made available were used to transport the brigade from the mainland to Vancouver Island, where they began a campaign to drive Soviet forces from the area.

1st Canadian Mechanized Brigade Group (Ladysmith, BC)

1st CMBG Headquarters & Signals Squadron (Ladysmith, BC)
Lord Strathcona's Horse (Royal Canadians) (Armored - Leopard C2) (Duncan, BC) (50 troops, 14 Leopard C2)
1st Battalion, Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry (Mechanized Infantry – Grizzly) (Duncan, BC) (250 troops)
2nd Battalion, Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry (Mechanized Infantry - LAV III) (Port Alberni, BC) (200 troops)
3rd Battalion, Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry (Light Infantry) (Qualicum Beach, BC) (300 troops)
1st Regiment, Royal Canadian Horse Artillery (M109A4 SPH, LG1 Mk II FH) (Ladysmith, BC) (150 troops, 4 M109A4 SPH)
1st Combat Engineer Regiment (Duncan, BC) (350 troops)
1st Service Battalion (Ladysmith, BC) (500 troops)
1st Field Ambulance (Ladysmith, BC) (400 personnel)
1st Military Police Platoon (Ladysmith, BC) (25 personnel)

39th Canadian Brigade Group (Reserve) (Nelson, British Columbia)
(note: this is a brigade that is more of a line of supply and communication unit than anything else. It is almost entirely made up of reserves and not all have answered the call to service, which more than casualties accounts for the low numbers)
British Columbia Dragoons (Reserve) (Armoured - Cougar) (Kelowna, British Columbia) (400 troops)
British Columbia Regiment (Duke of Connaught's Own) (Armoured Reconnaissance - Lynx) (Abbotsford, British Columbia) (300 troops)
Rocky Mountain Rangers (Reserve) (Light Infantry) (Prince Rupert, British Columbia) (250 troops)
Royal Westminster Regiment (Reserve) (Light Infantry) (New Westminster, British Columbia) (200 troops)
Seaforth Highlanders of Canada (Reserve) (Light Infantry) (Abbotsford, British Columbia) (150 troops)
Canadian Scottish Regiment (Princess Mary's) (Reserve) (Light Infantry) (Kamloops, British Columbia) (300 troops)
5th (British Columbia) Field Regiment, Royal Canadian Artillery (Reserve) (105 FH) (Victoria, British Columbia) (120 troops)

41st Canadian Brigade Group (Reserve) (Lethbridge, Alberta)
South Alberta Light Horse (Reserve) (Armoured - Cougar) (Medicine Hat, Alberta) (250)
King's Own Calgary Regiment (Reserve) (Armoured - Cougar) (Red Deer, Alberta) (100)
Calgary Highlanders (Reserve) (Light Infantry) (Brooks, Alberta) (200)
20th Field Regiment, Royal Canadian Artillery (Reserve) (105 FH) (Light Artillery) (Lethbridge, Alberta)(150)
18th Air Defence Regiment, Royal Canadian Artillery (Reserve) (Javelin) (Lethbridge, Alberta) (100 troops)
8th Field Engineer Regiment (Reserve) (Lethbridge, Alberta) (120)
33rd Field Engineer Squadron (Reserve) (Red Deer, Alberta) (100)
14th (Calgary) Service Battalion (Reserve) (Lethbridge, Alberta) (100)
15th (Edmonton) Medical Company (Reserve) (Lethbridge, Alberta) (100)
731st Signal Squadron (Lethbridge, Alberta) (250 troops)
*Note: nearby CFB Suffield is the local area for training and also for NBC research, which in the face of the nature of the Twilight War is quite important.

38th Canadian Brigade Group (Reserve) (Brandon, Manitoba)
Saskatchewan Dragoons (Reserve) (Armoured Reconnaissance - Lynx) (Moosomin, Saskatchewan) (120 troops)
Fort Garry Horse (Reserve) (Armoured Reconnaissance - Lynx) (Brandon, Manitoba) (200 troops)
Lake Superior Scottish Regiment (Reserve) (Light Infantry) (Thunder Bay, Ontario) (400 troops)
North Saskatchewan Regiment (Reserve) (Light Infantry) (Sasketoon, Saskatchewan) (500 troops)
Royal Regina Rifles (Reserve) (Light Infantry) (Swift Current, Saskatchewan) (120 troops)
Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders of Canada (Reserve) (Light Infantry) (Portage La Prairie, Manitoba) (250 troops)
10th Field Regiment, Royal Canadian Artillery (Reserve) (105 FH?) (Brandon, Manitoba) (100 troops)
26th Field Regiment, Royal Canadian Artillery (Reserve) (105 FH) (Thunder Bay, Ontario) (100 troops)
116 Independent Field Battery, Royal Canadian Artillery (Reserve) (105 FH) (Kenora, Ontario) (250 troops)
21st Field Engineer Squadron (Reserve) (Flin Flon, Manitoba) (100 troops)
16th (Saskatchewan) Service Battalion (Reserve) (Swift Current, Saskatchewan) (110 troops)
18th (Thunder Bay) Service Battalion (Reserve) (Brandon, Manitoba) (500 troops)
18th (Thunder Bay) Medical Company (Reserve) (Brandon,Manitoba) (150 troops)
*CFB Shilo is used as training grounds, particularly for artillery.

AIR COMMAND UNITS

4th Air Wing (CFB Cold Lake, Alberta)
410 Tactical Fighter Squadron (CF-188 Hornet) (4 CF-1
416 Tactical Fighter Squadron (CF-188 Hornet) (4 CF-1
417 Combat Support Squadron (CH-146 Griffon) (8 CH-146 Griffon)
419 Tactical Fighter Training Squadron (CT-155 Hawk)
1 Air Maintenance Squadron
Weapon System Manager Detachment Cold Lake
42 Radar Squadron
10 Field Technical Training Squadron
4 Airfield Defence Squadron

WESTERN FLEET ELEMENTS

HMCS Calgary (FFG)
HMCS Fredericton (FFG)
HMCS Corner Brook (SSK)
HMCS Victoria (Patrol Vessel)
HMCS Summerside (Patrol Vessel)
HMCS Whitehorse (Patrol Vessel)
*Note: the larger ships have recently returned from the Arabian Sea and are engaged in anti Soviet vessel activity.
They are not available for smaller operations.

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The Royal Aboriginal Legion: The Royal Aboriginal Legion (RAL) is a part of the Canadian Army's Corps of Infantry. It is recruited from several Canadian aboriginal nations. The make up of the legion reflects its aboriginal background and the Canadian Army traditions that were involved in the establishment of the unit in 1997 and the unit is officially bi-lingual. The RAL is organised as a typical Canadian legion with three infantry battalions and one medium armoured regiment. In recent years the regiment has been deployed to the Canadian Divisions where it becomes part of Divisional Reconnaissance Groups. However the Legion has had continuing problems in recruiting up to its authorised strength.

History: In 1996 as the result of a new treaty between the Canadian Government and the First Nations of Canada two new federal territories in northern Quebec were created. The settlement was a consequence of the First Nations of Canada realising they lacked the resources to stop Quebec Defence Force’s invasion of tribal lands in Quebec, but could take advantage of their relations with Canadian Government to help gain a foothold in province. The First Nations of Canada invested heavily in the development of the territories and a majority of the population were from that First Nations of Canada, although many non-Aboriginal populations were also present. Following these were other First Nations of Canada populations from eastern Canadian, including tribes from Manitoba, Ontario and New Brunswick. Although not the most numerically significant many Metis also immigrated to the newly established territories.

Formation: In 1997 the James Bay and Nunavik Territories was formed and with it the 4 Canadian Divisions which included former aboriginal guerrilla units. It was decided that the aboriginal guerrilla units would be expanded with the creation of additional reserve units and consequently a aboriginal legion was formed. Consequently the Aboriginal Legion has maintained a distinct Aboriginal flavour from the start. The battalions were formed by an amalgamation of successful aboriginal guerrilla/reserve units and reinforced by local recruits and a leadership cadre recruited mainly from seconded Canadian personnel. Over the months the Legion grew and consolidated; establishing an HQ at CFB Petawawa, Ontario in the Tommy Prince Barracks. The Black Bear Hussars reached full strength first in March 1997, and the other battalion soon followed with the Legion formally active May 30 1997. In 1998 in recognition of the links between the Crown and First Nations of Canada, the Queen bestowed a Royal Warrant on the Legion, which became the Royal Aboriginal Legion.

Recruitment: Links with First Nations of Canada are nurtured and proved a fruitful recruitment tool for the Aboriginal Legion. The bulk of its soldiers are those primarily from First Nations of Canada including those of Metis, Pequot, and Cherokee descent, but also including other North American aboriginals. However Canadian recruitment from these sources has always been relatively poor in terms of the proportion of the population with enlistment more common amongst the more impoverished and marginalised parts of the aboriginal community. RAL's persistent manpower problems have resulted in them looking further afield for recruits, The Pequot remains the centre of these efforts and for a time those communities who earned their livelihoods in the casino trade were targeted. World War III reduced the need for the casino and threw many communities into dire straits.

The RAL's officers are usually drawn from across the regiment, although with a larger proportion of those of Cherokee descent than are found in the ranks. Those of Cree and Blackfoot descent are also strongly represented. Pequot have begun to make their mark but Pequots are almost completely under-represented except for several commissioned ex-Sr NCOs.

Training: For the majority of RAL recruits Phase 1 training is undertaken at CFB Petawawa, Ontario in the Tommy Prince Barracks, although the Pequot recruits from Champlain are trained at Warsaw Barracks at CFB Victory. In recent years the HQ has tried to get all RAL recruits trained initially at CFB Petawawa, but so far this has not come to pass due to opposition in the DND. As a result there is already something of a split between recruits from Canada and those from Champlain before Phase 2 starts.

Phase 2 training is conducted at the Governor General's Infantry Training Centre at CFB Gagetown in New Brunswick. There the recruits for the RAL are mixed in with others from across Eastern Canadian for six months of infantry training, including long periods in the field out in the Eastern Training Area. On completion of Phase 2 all RAL recruits are return to their battalions

The RAL has no formal Phase 3, instead the newly qualified soldiers are held administratively with their battalions whilst they undertake a variety of courses. Those going to 114th Battalion must attended and pass the Airborne Jump School for example, and build-up training is conducted until a course becomes available. In addition other weapons or trade courses can be undertaken during this period. Once the recruit is deemed to be qualified to move to a company battalion he is then transferred out.

For fully trained soldiers Training Development Branch runs a number of specialist courses. Most well known of these is the is the Ranger Course, little known outside the Legion but highly regarded within it. Open to all ranks of the RAL, the Ranger Course is 12 weeks long and trains the student in survival, small boat, raiding, reconnaissance, tracking and hunting skills. It has evolved from a training package originally given to 107th Battalion's Aboriginal Rangers Company so it could back up local authorities in search and rescue missions. Today it is more of a specialist military skills course, and success on it, with the award of the Ranger flash, marks out the soldier for the rest of his career. The course is intensive and with only two courses a year each with 20 students it is fairly exclusive. Ranger trained personnel are most frequently found in the recce platoons but can be found throughout the legion. Some non-RAL personnel, usually from Royal Canadian Pathfinders or Canadian Airborne Regiment, have taken the course but RAL personnel have priority.

Units

107th Infantry Battalion (Winnipeg Battalion): More than 500 Indians of many different tribes from all across Canada served in the original 107th Battalion. Raised in December 1915 in the Winnipeg area, with support of the Indian Department, this battalion was at first envisaged as an all Indian unit with white officers. Quite soon it was found that there were insufficient Indian recruits to make the 107th Battalion an entirely Indian unit so non-Indian reinforcements were added. The battalion embarked from Halifax on September 18, 1916, and arrived at Liverpool a week later. On February 1st, 1917, the unit was converted to a pioneer battalion and on February 25th and took to the line. It saw action in France and Belgium before in 1918 the 107th Pioneer Battalion was disbanded and its members were absorbed into a brigade of engineers.

The current the 107th Infantry Battalion was formed for service in remote and mountainous Torngat Mountain region of northern Quebec. In 1996 the newly created Quebec Defence Force invaded the region, in order to secure and pacify Northern Quebec's Aboriginals. In doing so they destroyed most of the major Aboriginal towns and settlements and forced those that didn't escape into camps. The local people, with some Canadian Rangers swiftly organised into guerrilla units and set about freeing the captured and harassing the Quebec Defence Force. The 107th Battalion was sent as back up this guerrilla force. Having some seven companies; with the best soldiers of those companies, chosen for a company sized unit called the Aboriginal Rangers, the 107th Infantry Battalion formed the largest Aboriginal unit since WWI. The 107th Infantry Battalion were remarkably successful in the forested and hilly country and contributed heavily to the eventual destruction of the Quebec Defence Force in Northern Quebec. After the creation of the James Bay and Nunavik Territories; the 107th Infantry Battalion served on the Alaskan front and is now a part of the Royal Canadian Reserve Infantry; based in Winnipeg, retaking their unique traditions and recruitment from the First Nations of Canada.

114th Infantry Battalion (Brock's Rangers): Many members of the Six Nations from the Brantford area enlisted voluntarily in the 114th Battalion, nicknamed "Brock's Rangers"; during WWI. The 114th was authorized December 22, 1914. Recruits joined from Haldimand County as well as from the Six Nations Reserve. A considerable number of Iroquois also came from Caughnawaga and St. Regis. Some 350 Indians all joined the battalion. A few received commissions. The 114th, like many other battalions, was broken up about a year later in England and its members were dispersed as reinforcements, some of the Indian members going to the 107th Battalion.

The current 114th Infantry Battalion is a reserve unit, that is a direct descendent of the original unit. Reactive just before the invasion of Northern Quebec at the Six Nations of the Grand River Aboriginal Reserve. When the aboriginal guerrilla stronghold of Raddison, Quebec was evacuated the 114th Battalion was deployed to harass the Quebec Defence Force garrison. The fighting in Raddison was of the greatest ferocity and took on a life of its own as so few regular soldiers took part in it. In fact only the 114th Infantry Battalion maintained any real cohesion as the 2 Canadian Ranger Patrol Group became little more than armed guerrilla band. Raddison and most of northern Quebec was finally secured when the 115th Reconnaissance Battalion and 107th Infantry Battalion were combined with the 114th Infantry Battalion creating an aboriginal ad-hoc infantry regiment, to force out the last of the Quebec Defence Force. The 114th Battalion was then re-organised and re-equipped as a more conventional light infantry battalion, gaining more heavy weaponry (much of it stolen from the Quebec Defence Force) in the process. With the creation the James Bay and Nunavik Territories; the ad-hoc infantry regiment served on the Alaskan front. These two units gained themselves an excellent reputation in fighting alongside regulars from Canadian Airborne Regiment. The 114th Infantry Battalion returned for a much needed rest and were re-organised as an infantry battalion. Although the 114th Infantry Battalion is now an infantry battalion, they retain a specialisation in mountain warfare and airborne operations that is a major part of their training. The unit is still composed mainly of battle-hardened aboriginal veterans.

115th Reconnaissance Battalion: The 115th Reconnaissance Battalion is a reserve unit originally formed; at Burnt Church, a Mi'kmaq First Nations reserve in New Brunswick; as part of Canada's aboriginal force for military operations in northern Quebec and later Alaska. After the end military operations in northern Quebec and Alaska the 115th Reconnaissance Battalion was disbanded. When Canada decided to make a further commitment to the 'war' against Quebec under auspices of defence for James Bay and Nunavik territories, DND realized best contribution it could make would be a close reconnaissance formation. With no permanent unit fitting the bill, the 115th Reconnaissance Battalion were reactivated. This was achieved by forming new companies from existing Royal Canadian Pathfinders units and posting individual volunteers from other parts of the Canadian Armed Forces to the battalion command. They formed up at CFB Gagetown on the 5th July 1997. The 115th Infantry Battalion is comprised of 3 rifle companies, a special artillery OP battery and an HQ company. All 3 Rifle Companies of the 115th Infantry Battalion are General Reconnaissance Companies. They are organised into three 20 man platoons, a Tac Sp Pl and a small HQ Element. Each of the platoons has four, four man reconnaissance teams and a four man command team, the platoon also has access to five heavily armed Volkswagen Iltis - General Purpose Truck's for movement. Tac Sp Pl includes Close Support, Mortar Sections all mounted on Iltis's.

The Black Bear Hussars: The Black Bear Hussars are an amalgamation of two of the most successful aboriginal guerrilla units operating in the Northern Quebec Mountains. The Black Bears were a unit; out of Quebec City; of former military personnel from the nearby CFB Valcartier, they operated as foot borne infantry in small units deep behind the Quebec Defence Force lines. Dennison's Hussars were a horse mounted infantry unit that gained fame in hunting down Quebec Defence Force stragglers in the aftermath of the Battle of Raddison. As the Torngat Mountain range were never long under control of the Quebec Defence Force the units were brought under stricter military control and amalgamated as a reconnaissance unit mounted on all-terrain vehicles. With the creation the James Bay and Nunavik Territories; the unit was sent to CFB Wainwright , Alberta and re-trained and re-equipped with the latest Leopard C2 (Reserve Main Battle Tank). The unit has just returned to the James Bay Territory.
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The American Legion : The American Legion (AL) is an integral and somewhat controversial part of the Canadian Army that provides manning for a strong infantry brigade group. The AL, as its named suggests, is mostly recruited from the American states but also includes recruits from throughout Europe and further a field. Some native Canadian citizens are also found in its ranks, normally seconded from other regiments. The AL is a highly professional and integrated force that includes many veterans of the Twilight War and as such is probably has the most experience of any Canadian force in manoeuvre warfare. It is equipped, trained and organised on Canadian lines, and but has not proved itself in combat.

The 1st Legion: American citizens began serving in the Canadian Expeditionary Force (CEF) as early as September 1914, by joining an already existing Militia or Regular Force unit. This changed in the autumn of 1915, after some offers made by prominent American citizens living in Canada to the Militia Minister, Sir Sam Hughes to fund and sponsor an "American Legion". Hughes responded by, allowing the recruitment of two battalions, approximately 800 - 1,000 men each to be raised. In reality, the planning and recruitment drove the number to a total of five battalions, or a reinforced brigade of 6,000 men. By spring of 1915 Americans still continued to join the CEF, but now they had all American choice, Americans recruits could still join a Militia or Regular Force units or they could now; opted for one of the five "American Legion" battalions. These were the 97th, 211th, 212th, 213th and the 237th Battalions. However each of these units was eventually disbanded and its soldiers were sent to other units.

The 2nd Legion: The end of the Twilight War, brought exhaustion and collapse of many nations. However the chaos brought about by both the physical damage of the war and the collapse of the global economy was widespread and only Canada and several other nations had the resources left to try and start a recovery. However all this required troops, and the Canadian people soon tired of sending their sons to the shattered lands to fight bands of warlords. Instead the American Legion was created once more. In June of 1997 the American Legion formed the Washington's Own Battalion in the occupied Alaska. The battalion was composed of soldiers and ex-marauders from throughout the US who had travelled to Canada, tiring of the struggle to survive in US. The Legion quickly attracted some of the best soldiers and officers from former US units, although several regular Canadian Army NCO's and Officers were transferred into the unit. Yet there were also some highly skilled soldiers amongst them, with a strong representation of former US paratroopers.

Training: The AL conducts most of its training at Washington Barracks at CFB Suffield, Alberta. Basic training in the AL takes two forms, the Short and Long courses. Recruits with previous military experience in certain militaries ("first rate forces") will be placed on the three month Short Course.

The Short Course commences with an initial test week, to make sure all the recruits are up to a basic standard of fitness and soldierly abilities. Those failing are passed onto the Long Course or discharged immediately. The Short Course then starts in earnest covering weapons, equipment and tactics in detail all interspersed with intensive physical training. Also covered in the course is some foot drill on the parade square and the history of the Legion . The final three weeks of the course are spent in the field on exercise which takes place at the CFB Wainwright; Land Force Training Area. After the exercise the course returns to CFB Suffield to pass off the parade square before passing on to their battalions or more advanced training.

The Long Course is a more traditional basic military induction course where civilians with little or no military experience are turned into soldiers. The Long Course takes the recruit right from square one, and the first eight weeks are very much "basic training" with foot drill, physical training and mindless chores to the fore. Recruits at this stage have almost no privacy or time to themselves. If a recruit successfully negotiates the first ten weeks the remaining 16 weeks more resemble the Short Course with the emphasis on practical military skills. The main difference between the Short and Long Courses is discipline. Recruits on the Short Course are expected to show self discipline and are more harshly judged for infractions than the more closely supervised recruits on the Long Course.

All soldiers passing through the AL depot are considered to be qualified Combat Infantrymen whatever specialisation they later go on to pursue. This combined with the toughness of the training has meant that there are very few females in the AL, and these are mainly concentrated in the Signals and Logistics establishments.

Training at the AL depot is carried out by both AL personnel and men on secondment from other regiments of the Canadian Army on an even 50/50 ratio. This might change when more AL personnel become available at suitable points in their career. After passing out from the depot infantrymen go to one of the Line Battalions, and can later transfer to one of the Light Companies after passing the appropriate courses. Other members of the Legion go on to Canadian Army training establishments to conduct their Phase 2 training in armour, artillery, logistics or signals. Throughout his career the Legionnaire will attend specialist courses run by the Canadian Army to further his skills. AL personnel are just beginning to join the training teams on these courses, but will remain firmly in a minority.

AL officers undertake either the Short or Long Courses and must attend an Officer Selection Board either before or after signing up. They then go on to attend the Royal Canadian Military Collage; Kingston, Ontario.

Training in the AL, as with the Canadian Army as a whole, is continuous and never ending. Tactical exercises are conducted regularly. The AL has a reputation for "tactical" excellence whilst on training, conducting all operations on a war footing. They are perhaps the ultimate embodiment of the concept of "train hard, fight easy".

Nationalities: Although "American" by title the AL is not American exclusively, and accepts recruits from around the world. Nevertheless Americans are by far the majority in the Legion. Many others come from the North American Southwest or the Caribbean; including a large group of Mexicans. There are few recruits from outside North American however, although some Japanese’s of American descent can be found in the ranks. The Canada gives citizenship to AL men who complete at least five years service, an important spur too many from Caribbean Islands. An impressive proportion of the AL has had service in other militaries, usually as conscripts. And many join the AL to pursue a full time military career. The AL's burgeoning reputation has reinforced this trend, and led to the caustic troopers comment that: "Romantics join the French Foreign Legion. Professionals join the AL"

Order of Battle: The American Legion is currently organised as a brigade formation, similar to the 1 Canadian Mechanised Brigade Group. The AL has one tank regiment, four armoured infantry battalions (in which all of its strength is concentrated) and the AL Depot at CFB Suffield, Alberta.

AL Headquarters and Signals Squadron: This Squadron exists to allow the Legion Commander to control and fight the legion. It includes his staff and intelligence cells in addition to enough signallers to maintain links both down and up the chain of command as well as "out" to any orbital support assigned to the brigade. It also has a small Defence Platoon to protect it. It has a strength of around 150 personnel, about 30% of whom are seconded Canadian specialists.

American Dragoons: The Dragoons are a relatively new regiment formed from the armoured squadrons attached to the original OPFOR Battle Group. The regiment is named after the King's American Dragoons of the American Revolution who were commanded by Benjamin Thompson (later Count Rumford). They were in South Carolina; went into winter quarters at Huntington, Long Island, in the fall of 1782. They were evacuated from New York and resettled in St. John, New Brunswick, where they were disbanded in 1783. The Dragoons have three sabre squadrons an HQ and a Support Squadron, and are equipped with the Burns C3 (M-1A2 Abrams IIIE - Export; Main Battle Tank). They normally operate as Battle Group Lincoln with one sabre squadron and two armoured infantry companies (one from each of the battalions). Most of the Dragoons are ex-2nd Battalion - 34th Armour Regiment men with a smattering of other nationalities. They have perhaps the oldest average age of any front line Canadian Army unit, but are also some of the most experienced.

97th Battalion (Toronto's Americans): The 97th Battalion is an armoured infantry battalion organised identically to its Canadian counterparts and equipped with Rifleman ACV’s. The 97th Battalion is actually the oldest AL unit originally organised as the 1st "Washington" Battalion, and now operates as 97th Battalion. As a armoured infantry battalion it has two armoured infantry companies, a Support Company and an armoured troop from the Royal Canadian Dragoons. The battalion’s C Company is normally attached to the Royal Canadian Dragoons. The battalion is mainly American, but has a large proportion of other nationalities as well, including an American second in command. The NCO’s and officers are mostly ex-3rd Armoured Cavalry Regiment and veterans of the Twilight War, including several men who have also served with the USMC's 1st Tank Battalion. The rank and file are mostly young American’s who have finished their compulsory service and have joined the AL.

211th Battalion (Alberta's Americans): The 211th Battalion originally served in the Opposing Force role, however the battalion has recently been converted armoured infantry battalion. The 211th Battalion is now taking most of the new recruits of the Legion and its more experienced men have moved on, especially to the 211th Battalion as NCO’s. Known as "Ghost Battalion" the battalion has an armoured troop, four armoured infantry companies, and a light armoured recce troop.

212th Battalion (Winnipeg's Americans): The 212th Battalion is one of the most recently organised of the AL armoured infantry and has never seen combat. 212th Battalion is organised similarly to the 97th Battalion and usually has its A Company deployed to the Royal Canadian Dragoons. The 212th Battalion were recruited mostly from the ranks of the 97th and 211th Battalions. The 212th Battalion are a tough, hard bitten unit. Almost all of the soldiers are veterans of the long fighting in Europe during the Twilight War, they are self-reliant, self-motivated and with a passionate hatred of their enemies. There has been some problem getting the unit to accept the conventional military discipline of the AL, but the unit is gradually accepting the need for this.

213th Battalion (Toronto's Americans): The 213th Battalion is the other most recently raised AL unit, being formed in December 2002. During the fighting on the Alaska front the armoured infantrymen of the Canadian Army, sometimes lacked the numbers for all the tasks that were assigned to them. To remedy this the Canadian/US Raider Battalion (irregular troops raised from American refugees who had fled to Canada) were often attached to the 3 Canadian Mechanised Brigade Group. However in after the conflict all but 3 companies of the Raider Battalion were disbanded, and the remainder regularised. Consequently the need for an light mechanised battalion arose and was pursued by the American Legion commanders, and was quickly agreed by the Area Commander and eventually by the Ministry of National Defence. The battalion has 3 rifle companies, a recce company and a support company.

237th Battalion (New Brunswick's Americans): The 237th Battalion is not an operational formation, instead it is a holding unit for soldiers just out of training or returning from injury or assignment. The 237th Battalion currently has three companies, "Able" Company is at CFB London, Ontario; "Baker" Company is at CFB Petawawa, Ontario; "Charlie" Company is at CFB Downsview, Ontario. Each company has a Command and Control Section and a three holding platoons. The holding companies conduct frequent training exercises to the same standards as the armoured infantry battalions, which the newly soldiers joined must undertake until passed on to an operational battalion.

American Legion Artillery Regiment: Formerly just at battery strength this unit has recently expanded greatly. It now has two batteries of M109A4 155mm Self-Propelled Howitzer and an Air Defence Battery. Many of the regiment's soldiers are Canadian Royal Artillery gunners on secondment, although there has been a recent influx of frustrated ex-American Army conscript gunners.

-84th Field Battery, Royal Canadian Horse Artillery
-116th Field Battery, Royal Canadian Horse Artillery
-29th Air Defence Battery, Royal Canadian Air Defence Artillery

AL Engineer Squadron: The squadron of "pioniere" combat engineers is equipped with LAV "Husky" (Armoured Vehicle General Purpose) and provides the usual array of combat support to the brigade. Including minefield laying and removal, bridge building and the like. The "pioniere" are mostly all veterans of the US 1st Division, Engineer Brigade; and have a reputation as the most "difficult" troops of the AL and being distrustful of outsiders. Nevertheless the "pioniere" are extremely effective in their normal role and have often been used as extra infantry during exercises surprising the enemy.

AL Service Battalion: The Service Battalion is organised along the same lines as a Logistics Branch, Service Battalion. As such it works in close co-operation with the AL Headquarters and Signals Squadron from just behind the front line and up to 200 kilometres to the rear providing Combat Service Support. As a brigade can consume up to 500 tonnes of supplies in 24 hours, even when out of direct contact with the enemy this is an considerable task. The Service Battalion is responsible for supplying everything the legion needs, from food to fuel to ammunition plus the small comforts that make front-line soldiering bearable. The regiment also works closely with Canadian Engineering assets who supply such things as fuel pipelines and port facilities.

AL Depot: The AL Depot is co-located at CFB Suffield, Alberta was conducts its basic and advanced training and CFB London, Ontario, were all of its administration is done.
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The Arctic Reconnaissance Force: The Arctic Reconnaissance Force (ARF ) is Canada's specialist Arctic warfare unit which has mastered the art of operating in the depths of the harsh arctic tundra. Although largely used to train other units of the Canada Army and its allies in arctic warfare it also has its own operational sub-units and special formations. The ARF was only formally created in 1996, however it has its roots in several Rangers units some of which reach back over fifty years.

History: The arctic tundra is at the top of the world around the North Pole, which includes vast areas of northern Greenland, Alaska and Canada. One of the conclusions reached after the Twilight War was that the Canadian Rangers had no real capability to fight in Arctic conditions. In response the Armed Forces Council proposed to dual-role a new independent armoured brigade for both rapid reaction and arctic operations. To back this up it was deemed necessary to create a new unit to investigate methods of survival and operations in the arctic tundra and also provide a specialist reconnaissance element. This was to be known simply as the Arctic Reconnaissance Force.

In fact Canadian Ranger Battalions had some specialisation in arctic tundra operations. The Canadian Ranger Battalions are a Reserve component of the Canadian Forces that provided a limited military presence in Canada's North. The main duty of this largely aboriginal part-time force was to conduct surveillance and sovereignty patrols; they were very sparsely equipped with such items as WW2-era rifles and snowmobiles. They were only the resource available to the Canadian government to assert its territorial claims in the Arctic. At the start of Twilight War, Canada had some 4000 Canadian Rangers serving in the Canadian Forces Canadian Ranger Battalions, at 165 communities; which reach strength of 4800 by the year 2000. Attempts were made to incorporate their expertise into the new regular ARF .

Formation: The first CO of the ARF was Lieutenant Colonel Kenton Reeves of the 2nd Battalion, Canadian Grenadier Guards. Reeves hoped that volunteers from the Canadian Ranger Battalions and the Canada Army he could form the core of the ARF. By the end of 1997 the ARF consisted of two under strength squadrons, A and B, and a training and HQ wing. However the basing at Fort Richardson was unsatisfactory and causing retention problems. Reeves decided to move the whole operation down to CFS Whitehorse, Yukon and set up a tented camp, although living near that infamous mining town and its 'social' diversions caused some problems it began to build up an ethos in the ARF . That ethos was in its dedication to conducting its operations in the hardest of conditions, the ARF had little but what it could make for itself or 'steal' from others.

Reeves looked for any opportunity to test his soldiers. Aside from routine operations they also accompanied Royal Canadian Mounted Police patrols to the remoter communities and participated in search and rescue tasks. In the meantime the ARF was also aiding the establishment of the Arctic Warfare School at the new base near Raddison in the James Bay Territory, from where the new 6 Canadian Mechanized Brigade Group was due to begin Arctic operations training in 1998.

Reeves were continuously concerned about recruitment for the unit which was far from the public and even military eye. He received a continuous stream of aboriginal recruits, many with prior service with the Canadian Ranger Battalions, but other sources were problematical. Recruitment from the small communities in the territories was limited, most of those who joined the military were looking to get away from the arctic. Volunteers from outside the region often had little idea of what was involved in joining such a unit. Within the military Reeves concentrated on building the regiment a strong reputation for professionalism.

Regiment: The early months of the regiment were spent in its core role of learning how to survive and fight in the Arctic. Showing commendable thoroughness the ARF investigated and evaluated every technique and trick for arctic survival. In addition they developed doctrine for slowing and confusing a vastly superior enemy advance using their own light weapons. Early on it became obvious that no man in a Patrol could be carried or allowed not to pull his or her weight in the deep arctic. Patrols became ruthless in weeding their ranks of those who could not 'hack' life in the arctic, sometimes these were found roles in the HQ Sqn or in other Patrols but more usually transferred to other units. In particular officers with any illusions of the nature of their privileges were usually cut down to size in quick order. The ARF quickly developed a very strong willed NCO cadre.

After the initial months of establishing the regiment and its techniques, setting up courses for the AWS the regiment formed its C Squadron. Soon after the ARF hit a crisis of confidence with some concern it had reached a cul-de-sac and was over-established for its tasking. Instead Lieutenant Colonel Will Griffith, Reeves' successor went hunting for roles and training opportunities. He succeeded forging close links with both 6 Canadian Mechanized Brigade Group and 115th Reconnaissance Battalion as unofficial reconnaissance troops and by providing specialist knowledge to Special Forces.

Griffith also managed to solve the regiment's perennial manpower problems by recruiting and integrating ex-Russian and ex-American soldiers to its ranks to bolster the individual squadrons when required. The ARF also worked hard to widen local awareness and its media profile, aiding the Royal Canadian Mounted Police on patrol in the arctic especially in the pursuit of fugitives from justice (these normally become rescue missions rather than manhunts). Also quick reaction teams from the ARF are on stand-by to reinforce Royal Canada Airforce Force's Emergency Rescue Teams should any incidents occur in the Arctic. Today the ARF is under the command of a Major and has established itself as perhaps the premier specialist arctic operations unit. However the unit has a very low profile amongst the Armed Forces Council, being perceived as teachers rather than doers and overlooked in favour of more generalist units with more aggressive reputations.

Recruitment: Recruitment into the ARF is a constant struggle for the regiment, especially given the high percentage of drop-outs during training. The regiment concentrates its recruiting effort in Alaska and the Territories, but it accepts recruits from across Canada. The main supply of recruits comes from the area around the City of Yellowknife in the Northwest Territory. These people are primarily Inuit and most hold personal loyalty to their tribe. Aside from Yellowknife, Alaska and the Territories have a very low population density and it has proved difficult to recruit its inhabitants for regular CAF service with the ARF , although the introduction of reserve service in 1996 has improved this situation somewhat. However it has proved difficult to get recruits from this area through the tough basic training and wastage rates are high. Nevertheless there are a number of hardened 'Arcticers' in the ranks of the ARF .
Ironically Canadian Ranger Battalions have proved a continuing source of high quality recruits. Alaska and the Territories still attracts a continuing supply of students, researchers and explorers and many of these end up in the ranks of the Canadian Ranger Battalions. The ARF maintains close links with the Canadian Ranger Battalions, sharing the official mess of CFS Whitehorse, Yukon; and tries to head-hunt promising members of the Canadian Ranger Battalions. Playing on the love of the arctic, the absence of academic or foundation restrictions and the semi-elite status of the ARF they are often successful in bringing across a stream of potential recruits. The remainder of the regiment's recruits are found from across Canada. Very little unites these volunteers except an interest in soldiering in the harshest conditions and around 50% have previous experience in the military. There are also an unusually large proportion of aboriginals in the unit.

Training: ARF Phase 1 training for those with no previous military experience takes place at Macarthur Barracks at Fort Richardson. The barracks is home to the Yukon Regiment and is also responsible for Phase 1 training in that battalion as well as 6th Infantry Division [Light] local defensive militias. In addition to the Yukon Regiment there are strong contingents of soldiers for the Dawson Rifles, 2nd Battalion - 1st Infantry Regiment in addition to sailors of the 1st Royal Naval Infantry Regiment of Canada. ARF recruits are definitely outnumbered. Phase 1 training at Macarthur can be harsh, or very pleasant depending on the season. It always has a strong infantry character and long route marches are a well known feature of the course. The trainers are well aware that 40% of their students are destined for the testing conditions at the Canadian Forces Training Development Centre (CFTDC) and do their best to prepare them.

From Macarthur Barracks the recruits are then sent onto the CFTDC based at CFB Borden, located approximately 100 Km north of Toronto, in the heart of Simcoe County, one of the major tourist areas in Ontario. The CFTDC is the place where the majority of ARF recruits fall by the wayside as many lack the preparation or willpower of their colleagues in the 6th Infantry Division [Light], the1st Royal Naval Infantry Regiment of Canada or Canadian Airborne Regiment. However the fall away of ARF recruits usually occurs early on and results in a hard core of ARF personnel who pass through the training and go on to form the core of a troop. CFTDC is a very testing training process, most of which is conducted in the field in a variety of conditions. The small ARF contingent of instructors at CFTDC concentrate on navigation training a subject in which all ARF recruits are expected to excel or give up their rare spare time until they do.

Unlike many of the specialist forces in the Canada Army the ARF has no formal Phase 3 training. Instead the class of recruits from CFTDC are put through the standard Arctic Survival and Arctic Warfare cadres at the AWS. Some will then go on to undertake Airborne Jump School, places on which are always available to the ARF, or just go straight onto join their squadron. The majority of continuation training in the ARF is taught out on the ground with the active squadrons. Skills stressed in the ARF are navigation and mobility, in addition to vehicle maintenance, survival and a high level of competence in the ARF's chosen heavy weapons.

Leadership in the ARF follows the standard pattern with potential leaders undertaking courses at the Royal Canadian Military College, however it should be noted that leadership in the squadrons and patrols does not always follow strictly to military rank. Potential officers in the ARF usually emerge fairly early on with candidates identified as recruits or even potential recruits. Such is the responsibility given to NCOs in the ARF commissioning from the senior ranks is relatively rare. The gap between officers and men in the ARF is very small and only a stupid officer stands on his honour without a measure of good humour.

Units: The ARF is a small unit consisting of only around 500 personnel. These are divided into an operational regiment, an independent squadron attached to the Greenland Brigade, a special pipeline protection party and personnel attached to the Arctic Warfare School. Due to the large numbers of personnel detached to other units as trainers or on secondment, units are rarely up to strength.

1st Regiment, the Arctic Reconnaissance Force: The 1st Regiment, normally just referred to as 1 ARF or simply ARF, is the main component of the ARF. It answers directly to the Commander of the Northern Defensive Zone and has as its main role strategic reconnaissance in Arctic environments. In spite of this streamlined command structure 1 ARF is often overlooked and frequently finds it low on the army's list of priorities.

The ARF HQ also doubles as 1 ARF 's HQ Squadron. In fact the ARF has an amazingly small HQ element compared with other Canada Army units. Administration in the unit can be somewhat haphazard but usually achieves what it sets out to do sooner rather than later. The small size and family nature of the unit means this is not as great a handicap as it seems on paper. HQ includes a Tactical HQ, a CEME Light Aid Detachment for maintenance of vehicles and weapons, an Admin Section and a Supply Troop. All of the HQ is mobile and can go 'tactical' when required and does so at least twice a year leaving the few civilian employees to run the barracks.

The regiment consists of three sabre squadrons; A, B and C Squadrons and the above mentioned HQ Squadron. The squadrons are each composed of three active Patrols and one reserve Patrol and a small Squadron HQ element.

The Patrol is the basic building block of ARF operations and consists of 3 recce sections and 1 support section. Command of the patrol rests nominally with a Subaltern officer who also commands one of the recce sections but in practice all of the section commanders have a say in the running of the patrol. A recce section is composed of three specially converted Mercedes G-Wagon - General Purpose Military Trucks known as Mercedes G-Wagon LRDV (Long Range Arctic Vehicle), each LRDV is manned by two soldiers a driver/navigator and commander/gunner. The section can have two extra personnel depending on the mission, who each ride in one of the vehicles, the remaining LRDV is loaded with a collapsible Special Forces modified Quad.

Typically each recce section has one LRDV equipped with two equipped with EX-34 Chain Guns. They are always heavily loaded with fuel, water and other supplies. One favourite weapon of the ARF is the Mk.3 anti-armour mine, which is a key part of their arsenal. The section also has two C-6 General Purpose 7.62mm machine guns, whilst all troopers are issued with the reliable and lightweight Diemaco C-8A1 carbine for personal protection. The support sections have four LRDV and are commanded by a Master Corporal. Two of the vehicles carry extra combat supplies, rations, water and fuel, the two remaining vehicles carry 81mm mortars. The Squadron HQ is a small group of 4 vehicles with two command modified LRDV and two Dragoon MAS load carriers.

The primary role of each squadron is very long range, extended duration strategic reconnaissance in the Arctic environment. They are trained to operate dispersed in Patrols and Sections over the widest possible area. Their usual modus operandi is to insert remote or manned Observation Posts and collate information, they are also trained to gain information from local populations. The ARF has only a limited fighting role; usually in counter-recce tasks by ambushing enemy assets or as part of a delaying action. However the unit has strictly limited combat power and these would be hit and run raids only. It has been rumoured that the ARF has begun to investigate a stay-behind guerrilla role for itself. It is common for at least one man in each patrol to be a qualified artillery and forward air controller. Normally one squadron will be attached in support of the Arctic Warfare School, one will be attached to Greenland Brigade and one will be undertaking independent operations. In most cases operational command of the sub units is chopped to the unit being supported.

D Squadron, the Arctic Reconnaissance Force: D Squadron was formed in 1998 as an independent squadron tasked with investigating and developing techniques for use in the Canadian arctic, renowned for being even more inhospitable than the Arctic. Its organisation on formation was a reinforced Sqn HQ and two Patrols (No.13 and No.14) and D Sqn was responsible for much good work in the Canadian arctic but by 1999 was increasingly likely to be wound down. However when the Canada government made an offer of a Arctic trained Battlegroup to reinforce the British/Canadian garrison on Greenland it was decided to include a ARF element in the mixture. Consequently D Sqn was reinforced with an extra Patrol, and soldiers were switched around with other squadrons. Already an independent squadron D Sqn was well fitted to be moved into the new Greenland Brigade.

Alaskan Pipeline Protection Force, the Arctic Reconnaissance Force: The Alaskan Pipeline Protection Force is a 16 man team of men drawn from the ARF whose role is to protect the Alaskan Pipeline. Although they remain ARF soldiers they are deemed to be on secondment (usually for two years) and are paid entirely by the provincial government of Alaska. Their duties are rarely onerous or dangerous due to the Alaskan Pipeline Protection Force general popularity but they have to be aware of random threats to their charge. Most of the APPF are Inuit and are drawn almost exclusively from A Squadron, they receive special protection training from the Royal Canada Mounted Police. The ARF HQ is in two minds about the value of providing manpower for the APPF, seeing it as a drain of trained soldiers that often leaves A Squadron, the prime source of volunteers, undermanned.

Arctic Warfare School: The Arctic Warfare School was established in 1996 at CFB Raddison, James Bay Territory. The ARF is involved mainly in the provision of Arctic survival and navigation training where as personnel seconded from other units, mostly Royal Canada Armoured Corps, are responsible for training in manoeuvre warfare. The AWS runs two courses for individual soldiers and one for units up to battle group level. The individual courses are to provide unit instructors for Arctic Survival and Arctic Warfare. Whilst the Unit course is to train Company and Battle Groups in Arctic operations, and is run depending on the requirements of the training cycle of the Canada Divisions and the Royal Canadian. In addition the ARF provides independent Directing Staff and OPFOR simulating equipment for large scale exercises in the region. The AWS is also home to a large detachment of the Canadian Electrical and Mechanical Engineers, who in investigate the effects of the Tundra on various items of issue equipment. They also produce special equipment modifications, such as the original LRDV variant of the Mercedes G-Wagon - General Purpose Military Trucks.
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Sault Sainte Marie, Ontario

Now know locally as the "Free City of Sault Ste Marie", and protected by a group made up of militia members, civilians, and with support from both the MilGov, CivGov, and Canadian forces. The "Sault Militia" started up in late 1997on both sides of the Saint Mary River, and by early 1998 it was fairly well-organized, even if it lacked equipment. Despite the lack of heavy weapons in large part and lack of uniformity the Sault Militia is probably one of the best militia in both US and Canada. The twin city councils formed the Joint City Council and almost immediately took over the running of Chippewa County, too. The Sault Militia has also received numerous C-7s and M-16A2s from the US and Canadian Governments in 1999 just after it declared itself a "Free City". Personnel from the Canadian Military Engineer keep the Soo Locks operating and the Saint Mary River free for navigation. By late 1999, most of the eastern UP under the control of the Free City with several detachment of militia in the communities, this also means the Free City had to take over basic services and policing in these communities too. To this extent the Sheriff Departments of Chippewa, Luce, and Mackinaw Counties along with the four Michigan State Police Posts, the Ontario Provincial Police Post and the City Police have been formed along with several ex-Prison Guards into a Military Police organization that handles internal security operation in the Sault and other communities and keeps one prison in operation in Kinross.

In the city and in the immediate area power is still supplied by the Sault Edison plant. Also the Soo Line railroad that travels through the Sault and Eastern UP is still in operating order, but on a limited basis. The Sault City Council also has two tug/barge outfits that can move supplies on the lakes. Both of the tugs (named the Salty Bride and the Marchinko) have been converted to steam power with either wood or coal as a power source. The Sault Council also operates two hospitals, one on each side of the St Mary’s River. The International and Mackinaw Bridges sees regular use since regular maintenance resumed in 1999. Also a limited car ferry operation works between them. Also the same type of thing has happened with a car ferry and passenger ferry now operating out of both St Ignace and Mackinaw City. The newly finished Sault Arms Factory runs several plants on both side of the St Mary's River and they make ammo, explosive, grenades, and weapons systems. The Sault Militia was never supplied with any heavy weapon from the US or Canadian Governments (one of many reason why they declared a Free City). For artillery the Militia has only 60mm, 81mm/82mm and 120mm mortars. As for basic weapons they have the tools and dies to produce the M16A2 rifle, M4 carbine, MP5 submachine gun, as well as M1911A3 pistol. Yet at this time only 30% of the Sault Militia is armed with these types of weapons (only the Airborne "Regiment" is complete "refitted"). The other 70% is armed with a wide variety of arms including several shotguns and civilian rifles that have been deemed fit for military use. They also can make several types of .22LR, 5.56N, or 7.62N sporting rifles or various types of shotguns. Air assets for the city have come from K.I. Sawyer and Kincheloe Air Force Bases and from Sander Army Airfield.

In 1996, these bases were evacuated to the MilGov enclaves in Colorado, taking every plane that was operational. Those that were broken were left behind and teams from Sault have since recovered and repaired several of them. Currently the city has three C-130H transports, eight UH-60L Blackhawk, three UH-60G Blackhawk, and six CH-47C Chinooks that were put back into operational order from the equipment left behind. These are all now at Sander Airfield in Sault. The Sault Navy Group operates a collection of five Rescue Boats, seven PT Boats, and five Riverine Patrol Boats. They operate from two bases with one being in the Sault and the other in Saint Ignace (Isn't uncommon for these to be at Mackinaw Island or Mackinaw City).

The city is also home to a Canadian Army unit, the Cheshire Regiment (2nd Canadian Garrison Regiment). The 350 men of this unit are most often in the northern areas of the enclave but also do duty on the American side. Vehicles include two Kodiak C4 (LAV III/LAV-105; Light Battle Tank), two M109A4 155mm Self-Propelled Howitzers, and ten CM-113A1 (M113A1 with LAV-25 Turret) armored personnel carriers. The CIA, DIA, and CSIS all have active cells in the Sault. The City Government doesn’t mind for now as long as they keep their spy activities outside of the Sault and the CIA and DIA don’t shoot at each other in Sault Militia protected areas. The city is also home to representatives of the Sault Indian Tribal and Bay Mills Indian Tribal Militias.

Pittsburg, New Hampshire

Home of the Iroquois Rangers; one of the Canadian Armed Force’s guerrilla units, the surviving locals live in a reign of terror, Many have fled the area, but many more have been unable to. Many of them are now force to grow food for the Rangers, but they are allowed to keep a some for themselves. The Rangers now have some 1,300 men, including many hangers-on and wanna-be's, and have one Cougar Armored Vehicle General Purpose (AVGP). Their current plan is to secure the cities in the area and then move south to take on Boston by next summer. To this end, the Raiders are actively recruiting military men, especially officers, to join them for a promise of a share of the loot.

Forest Dale, Vermont

Home to the one of the Canadian Armed Force’s guerrilla units; Captain John Campbell's Wildcats, the unit is currently standing at about 100 men (mostly Quebec CAF soliders). In 1978, John Campbell joined the Canadian Army and went through officer's training. By 1989 he had attained the rank of Captain. In 1995, shortly before Quebec's Separation Election, Captain Campbell was stationed at a communications facility on the Vermont border as a security officer. After the chaos in Quebec, he moved south; as part of Operation Highlander; and set up a guerrilla unit; for operations in behind-the-line operations in Quebec; under orders of Canadian Armed Forces Headquarters.

New York City, Champlain

For the first two terrible days of the Twilight War, the metroplex remained untouched, much to the delight of its panicked citizens. But their respite was short-lived. Early on November 30, a flight of three Tu-95M Bear A bombers, showing a capability not anticipated by US analysts, flew low over the Atlantic and attacked New York City from the east. They were intercepted by three F-15 Eagles, which shot them all down but not before one of them had dropped its bomb. The 5 megaton bomb landed in eastern Queens, between Bayside Avenue and 46th Avenue, killing at least a million people in one instant. That evening, the Soviet Akula II class ballistic missile submarine K-419 Cougar (Kuguar) lurking off Greenland fired two 1 megaton SS-N-4s at the city, completing the destruction of America's premiere city. The first SLBM airburst six miles high over the intersection of Sixth Avenue and 49th Street in central Manhattan, The second, aimed at Brooklyn, misfired and airburst out at sea, the tidal waves punishing the coastal areas and flooding the subway and train tunnels.

In the immediate post-nuke months the city tore itself apart. Gangs looted National Guard armories. Sniper fire and mortar exchanges helped the city’s survivors divide into racial and ethnic enclaves. A lot of refugee camps sprang up in the surrounding counties with suburban militias blocking the bridges and tunnels going into Jersey, Long Island and Westchester to stem the tide of refugees. Fresh drinking water was the big problem. NYC relied on upstate reservoirs and when they lost access to those when the power went and the lines running the water into the city failed, it was the end. With no running water or electricity, people booked out of the city real fast. Massive race and food riots were triggered throughout the city, however, and on December 4, 1995 the US 1st Army declared martial law in New York with the consent of General Powell. In late May 1996, the drought hit the Mid-Atlantic States. Panic swept the Mid-Atlantic States; rioting and unrest brought down virtually all the city and municipal governments left in the area. Many of the insane who roam the streets and sewers of the skeleton city have made the gruesome transition to cannibalism. The winter of 1996-97 largely finished off what was left of Manhattan and its power centers. Food reserves dwindled, and, except for a few isolated communities, the city had died out as an entity before the coming of spring. As 1998 wore on, plunder became sparser for the gangs. Poor crops ruined many communities, the weakened ones falling to the stronger gangs. Today, New York City today is a ghost town, quarantine under order by the Canadian Government and enforced by the Metropolitan Guard. The Population; estimated at around 44,000 city wide; is in isolated communities huddled in farmed parks.

Manhattan:

In Manhattan, the concrete and steel used in the building of the city has survived, leaving many of the giants as their smaller neighbors crumbled into ash. Downtown Manhattan is still a mess; most tall buildings are dark, burnt-out skeletons of twisted metal and dangling concrete. Towering skyscrapers are now just blackened, twisted, flash-melted wreckage. The Empire State building is just a truncated, bare rusty skeleton. A vast field of rubble exists across most of the lower half of the island. Central Park looks like the Ardennes Forest of WWI. The ground is churned up; acres lay bare of trees or vegetation. The various ponds and lakes are bone dry. Destroyed military equipment lay littered around the park, from when the military tried to restore order after the strikes. Yankee Stadium has been abandoned for years, now a No Man's Land. The means over the Hudson River to the west bank are either shattered by the nuke (the George Washington Bridge), blocked with abandoned cars (the Tappan Zee Bridge), or held by hostile forces (the Bear Mountain Bridge). As well, both the Holland and Lincoln Tunnels are flooded, both are jammed with vehicles whose gas tanks exploded, crushed cars, concrete slabs and skeletons, the river flooded right up to the toll gates. On the east side, the Manhattan Bridge is partially intact and the Queens Midtown Tunnel is flooded out. The Brooklyn Bridge is useless, the Brooklyn half partially submerged in the river and the Manhattan half demolished. The total population of the lower end of the island is now in the low hundreds, sharing the last open areas with literally millions of rats and exponentially multiplied cockroaches. The area of near-total rubble extends from the tip north to the southern edge of Harlem, with only a few cleared areas.

West Harlem:

West Harlem burned to the ground in 1995 and 1996. Perhaps nine out of ten buildings are burnt-out shells, and all have been stripped of anything of value. The only large survivor band is called the "Mau Maus" who control the area of Harlem between 125th and 155th Streets based out of Garvey Park. The greenways of the park have been cleared and tilled and the edges bounded by a low rubble wall. The old cast-iron watch tower on top of the park's hill serves as the citadel of the gang. The gang is predominately black with some Puerto Ricans and whites working together. They survive by raiding and planting the numerous vacant lots in the area to feed their 250 members. Some smaller gangs in West Harlem include the "Simbas" and the "Disciples". The Simbas are based out of an old casino on the corner of Lennox and 116th Street. They have raided a National Guard armory in Brooklyn and cached the stores.

East Harlem:

Several Puerto Rican gangs dominate East Harlem. The main gang is called "Los Reyes", based in a fortified housing project called "La Fortaleza" (The Fortress), located in the area bordered by 107th and 110th Streets and First Avenue and FDR Drive. Both Jefferson Park and the landscaped areas have been tilled and barricaded. They are heavily armed with automatic weapons and are extremely hostile to outsiders. There are several other Spanish-speaking gangs in East Harlem, including the "Los Borinqueros" and the "Los Discipulos del Muerto".

The Polo Grounds:

The home of the Mets baseball team in Harlem, though it was damaged fairly severely from the blast over Manhattan, it was intact enough to consider farming. In the spring the locals are planning on planting crops there.

The Bronx:

This suburb still supports a largish population of some 25,000, mostly centered on the Cloisters, which used to be branch of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. The Fort Tryon and Inwood Hill Parks are both in the process of being cleared and planted by this community. Other large groups of survivors are centered around the Van Courtland Park, the Bronx Park, and in the area around Pelham Bay. The 8,000-strong Bronx Park community is run by the remains of the City government, led by Hannibal Dobbs, the former Deputy Commissioner of Housing as acting Mayor, supported by a handful of surviving NYPD officers and a large militia. Dobbs' HQ is at Fordham University, next to the farmland of the New York Botanical Gardens and the grounds of the Bronx Zoo. He The Bronx's real treasure may indeed be Dobb's large stockpile of medical supplies cached at the Fordham Medical Center.

Battery Park:

This is now the sole inhabited area of Manhattan Island south of Harlem. About a hundred survivors under a man named Duke have taken over the old nineteenth-century fort Castle Clinton. The adjacent Municipal Ferry Terminal is also under their control, and one of the Staten Island ferries is being refurbished to service, though fuel is virtually nonexistent. The Harbor Rats pirates have been raiding the Battery Park group regularly.

Manhattan Waterfront:

This enclave of several blocks of run-down waterfront on the East River at Fulton Street is the home base of a group of pirates called the "Harbor Pirates". The Pirates, who number less than a hundred, are a splinter off the larger Harbor Rats pirate gang, and are led by a minor drug lord named Manuel Diego Huerra. In late 1996, the Pirates took control of some historical vessels that survived the nuclear blast over Manhattan and have been using them to raid coastal areas and ship traffic in New York Harbor ever since. The Harbor Pirates vessels include the Ambrose Lightship, which never leaves its moorings at Pier 16 and serves as the HQ of the group, as well as the storehouse of the gang's gasoline reserve. Four sailing vessels form the nucleus of the fleet: the four-masted bark Peking (armed with a jury-rigged 40mm antiaircraft gun from a M42 Duster on her bow), the three-masted Wavertree, and the two small schooners the Lattie G. Howard and the Pioneer.

Long Island:

Long Island was consumed by firestorms as far out as Mineola. Today, the eastern half is actually doing okay, as most people fled the other way, and the UBF has begun trade with them; the MilGov 77th ID in New Jersey has established an outpost there as well.

Queens:

Within several miles of the nuclear ground zero in the eastern part of the area, fire-scorched and soot-blackened girders jut from the slag heaps where skyscrapers once stood. The spread-out nature of Queens, however, has led to the survival of several enclaves. The largest of these are centered around LaGuardia Airport and nearby at Flushing Meadows where Corona Park has been tilled and planted. Maritime communities along the southern coast have been active in fishing and trade.

Brooklyn:

The largest survivor enclave in southern Brooklyn is controlled by a warlord named "Abraxas", a former NYPD captain in the 60th Precinct. He rules over the scavengers and thugs that cluster around the low-rent housing projects around Coney Island and in the park areas along Jamaica Bay. This area was strangely spared most of the firestorm damage and now has some of the tallest buildings still standing in the city. His greatest achievement is the reopening last year of the elevated train. It has six cars and is pulled by a small Transit Authority locomotive along rails that are not longer electrified, the diesel work train pressed into service when the electric trams were fried by EMP. It only runs on the undamaged section between Church Avenue and the Stillwell Avenue station at Coney Island, and is expensive to ride, but it has provided Abraxas with the needed clout to remain firmly in power.

Brooklyn Navy Yard:

In bad shape by 1996, to put it mildly

Staten Island:

Staten Island was badly damaged by the blast across the way in Manhattan and subsequent fires and is now a wasteland. The entire western third of the island as far as Port Richmond in the north and Staten Island Mall in the center was reduced to charred ruins by wildfires fed from burst oil refineries across the river in New Jersey. There is no organized government on the island now, and the population consists of roving bands of scavengers and bandits. The Staten Island Ferry is now half-submerged off the northern point.

The Upper Bay:

In the cold waters of this great anchorage in the mouth of the Hudson River there is additional carnage. The nuclear blast over Manhattan caught a number of ships unawares, the flash melting the superstructures and the blast wave capsizing them. Today the mouth of the river is clogged with half sunken hulks, nearly blocking off all access to the river from the Atlantic. Only small boats and brave pilots make the effort. Dozens of rusty hulks sit in the bay around the lower tip of Manhattan, masts and superstructures above water.

Governor's Island:

Home to the "Harbor Rats" the largest pirate gang in the New York area, with some 260 members. There are six boats ranging from a small cabin cruiser named the Cypress Queento a number of speedboats all in the 20'-35' range liberated from the city's marinas. The arms range mainly from small arms to a number of M16A2s and a few civilian rifles. They are based out of the Fort Jay Military Reservation, and the barracks and bunkers of the fort are stuffed with loot and booty. Their leader is named Barney Halverson, a self-proclaimed Viking who calls himself "Bjarni" and carries a looted Viking sword and battle axe.

Ellis Island:

Now totally deserted, serving only as a prison for the Harbor Rats.

Roosevelt Island:

Though severely damaged by the nuclear strike over Manhattan, the residents of this island have cordoned off the island and are now living in total isolation. They have blocked off the Queensborough and 36th Avenue Bridges. There is now a population of some 1,000 people on the island, led by one of the island's prewar residents, a retired Marine colonel named Randolph Phillips. Under Colonel Phillips, an 80-man militia has been formed and drills daily. Small sailboats and converted motor launches patrol the approaches to the island. Several attempts at conquest by the various harbor pirate groups have been repulsed. They have farmed the limited land on the island, including the grounds of the hospitals, landscaping areas around housing developments and such. The several hospitals on the island all have heavily guarded stocks of medicines.

The Statue of Liberty:

Lady Liberty stood strong, surviving the blasts with only a barrage of scars and her head blown off. The fires have coated her with a thick layer of soot and she is black as night. Her massive severed head sat in ten feet of dirty water right off Liberty Island, until she was salvaged by the provincal government of Champlain. Now only her base remains, used as out post for the Harbour Rats
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Northern Command (Yukon Territory)
1/Canadian Scottish Regiment: 350 men (now broken up into numerous small bands and no longer accepting
orders).
2/Canadian Scottish Regiment: 250 men (now broken up into numerous small bands and no longer accepting
orders).

Pacific Command (British Columbia)
3/Canadian Scottish Regiment: 350 men (now broken up into numerous small bands and no longer accepting
orders).
1/Regina Rifle Regiment: 400 men (now broken up into numerous small bands and no longer accepting orders).
1/Rocky Mountain Rangers: 300 men (Kamloops).

However Law as an alternative since you have a couple of changes from canon there let's also have this one: (this also presents an idea of what would be available perhaps)

1st Canadian Mechanized Brigade Group (Ladysmith, BC)

1st CMBG Headquarters & Signals Squadron (Ladysmith, BC)
Lord Strathcona's Horse (Royal Canadians) (Armored - Leopard C2) (Duncan, BC) (50 troops, 14 Leopard C2)
1st Battalion, Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry (Mechanized Infantry – Grizzly) (Duncan, BC) (250 troops)
2nd Battalion, Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry (Mechanized Infantry - LAV III) (Port Alberni, BC) (200 troops)
3rd Battalion, Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry (Light Infantry) (Qualicum Beach, BC) (300 troops)
1st Regiment, Royal Canadian Horse Artillery (M109A4 SPH, LG1 Mk II FH) (Ladysmith, BC) (150 troops, 4 M109A4 SPH)
1st Combat Engineer Regiment (Duncan, BC) (350 troops)
1st Service Battalion (Ladysmith, BC) (500 troops)
1st Field Ambulance (Ladysmith, BC) (400 personnel)
1st Military Police Platoon (Ladysmith, BC) (25 personnel)

39th Canadian Brigade Group (Reserve) (Nelson, British Columbia)
(note: this is a brigade that is more of a line of supply and communication unit than anything else. It is almost entirely made up of reserves and not all have answered the call to service, which more than casualties accounts for the low numbers)
British Columbia Dragoons (Reserve) (Armoured - Cougar) (Kelowna, British Columbia) (400 troops)
British Columbia Regiment (Duke of Connaught's Own) (Armoured Reconnaissance - Lynx) (Abbotsford, British Columbia) (300 troops)
Rocky Mountain Rangers (Reserve) (Light Infantry) (Prince Rupert, British Columbia) (250 troops)
Royal Westminster Regiment (Reserve) (Light Infantry) (New Westminster, British Columbia) (200 troops)
Seaforth Highlanders of Canada (Reserve) (Light Infantry) (Abbotsford, British Columbia) (150 troops)
Canadian Scottish Regiment (Princess Mary's) (Reserve) (Light Infantry) (Kamloops, British Columbia) (300 troops)
5th (British Columbia) Field Regiment, Royal Canadian Artillery (Reserve) (105 FH) (Victoria, British Columbia) (120 troops)
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Canadian Army ORBAT , December 1, 1996. V 1.0

The Canadian Army entered the 1990's with a new sense of purpose. The 1987 White Paper reformed the 1st Canadian Division and tied the Canadian Army to CENTAG. The 1991 White Paper, in the aftermath of the Gulf War, led the Canadian Army further down the path to it’s form in the Twilight War.
The Corps 86 concept, first espoused as a staff study, came into fruition. The Canadian Army ( so renamed from Mobile Command in 1992 ) planned for, after the mobilization of the Militia, a Canadian Corp consisting of an armoured division ( MBT’s & IFV’s), two mechanized divisions ( MBT’s & APC’s ), one motorized division ( FSV’s & APC’s ), one armoured recce brigade, and one infantry brigade plus corps troops. This Corp would come under command of CENTAG and work mainly with U.S. forces.
The U.S. strongly supported this buildup, going so far as to sell to Canada nearly 300 M1A1 MBT’s ( designated M1C1 in Canadian service ) at token prices. The 90's saw the purchase of the Wolverine IFV( Warrior with LAV-25 turret & TOW missiles ) and the Kodiak IFV ( LAV-III ) along with the refurbished M109A3's. This was coupled with giving the militia realistic training and specific war roles ( though recruitment was still not up to par in some units ).
On October 8, 1996 orders went out to the Militia to mobilize and almost a decades work started to be put in effect.

1st Canadian Corp( forming from Land Forces Atlantic Area at CFB Kingston, Ont.)
Forward HQ @ Baden-Sollingen, FRG
Rear HQ @ CFB Kingston, Ont.

1st Canadian Mechanized Division ( formed from 1st Canadian Division )
( All units below are in West Germany )
-HQ & Signal Rgt.
-The Fort Garry Horse (Militia)- 16 Leopard C1, 44 Coyote, 12 LAV-AT
-Princess Louise’s Fusiliers (Militia)- 36 M113A3 TUA (Tow Under Armor)
-4th Air Defence Rgt., RCA- 12 ADATS, 36 Javelin MANPADS
-32nd (Moncton) Serv. Bn.(Militia)
-3rd Intelligence Co.(Militia)

1st Mech. Bde. Grp.
-Lord Strathcona’s Horse (Royal Canadians)- 50 M1C1, 26 Coyote, 4 LAV-AT
-1st Bn., Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry- 50 Wolverine, 6 M113A2, 12 M113A2 TUA, 8 Lynx, 8 M125A2
-4th Bn., Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry (The Loyal Edmonton Rgt.)(Militia)- 50 Kodiak, 6 Bison, 12LAV-AT, 8 Coyote, 8 Bison w/ mortar -4th Bn., The Royal Canadian Rgt.(The London & Oxford Fusiliers)(Militia)*1- 50 Kodiak, 6 Bison, 12LAV-AT, 8 Coyote, 8 Bison w/ mortar
-3rd Rgt., RCHA- 24 M109A3
-1st Combat Engineer Rgt., RCE
-1st Serv. Bn.

4th Mech. Bde. Grp.
-The Royal Canadian Dragoons- 50 M1C1, 26 Coyote, 4 LAV-AT
-1st Bn., The Royal Canadian Rgt.- 50 Wolverine, 6 M113A2, 12 M113A2 TUA, 8 Lynx, 8 M125A2
-2nd Bn., Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry- 50 Wolverine, 6 M113A2, 12 M113A2 TUA, 8 Lynx, 8 M125A2
-2e Bn., Le Royal 22e Rgt.- 50 Wolverine, 6 M113A2, 12 M113A2 TUA, 8 Lynx, 8 M125A2
-1st Rgt., RCHA- 24 M109A3
-4th Combat Engineer Rgt., RCE
-4th Serv. Bn.

5e Bde. Grp. du Mec
-12e Rgt. Blinde du Canada*2- 50 M1C1, 26 Coyote, 4 LAV-AT
-2nd Bn., The Royal Canadian Rgt*3.- 50 Wolverine, 6 M113A2, 12 M113A2 TUA, 8 Lynx, 8 M125A2
-1e Bn., Le Royal 22e Rgt.- 50 Wolverine, 6 M113A2, 12 M113A2 TUA, 8 Lynx, 8 M125A2
-4e Bn., Le Royal 22e Rgt.(Châteauguay)(Milice)- 50 Kodiak, 6 Bison, 12LAV-AT, 8 Coyote, 8 Bison w/ mortar
-5e Rgt. d'Artillerie Lègère du Canada- 24 M109A3
-5e Rgt. du Genie de Combat, RCE
-5e Bn. de Serv.

Notes:
1) Tartan: Piper’s kilts & plaids, Douglas
2)merged 8/96 with 12e Rgt. Blinde du Canada (Trois-Rivieres)(Milice)
3) Tartan: Piper’s kilts & plaids, Maple Leaf

2nd Canadian Mechanized Division ( forming from Land Forces Quebec Area at CFB Valcartier, Que.)
-HQ & Signal Rgt.
-The Sherbrooke Hussars (Militia)- 16 Leopard C1, 44 Coyote, 12 LAV-AT
-Les Fusiliers Mont Royal (Milice)- 36 M113A3 TUA (Tow Under Armor)
-62e Régiment de défense aérien, RCA (Milice)-12 ADATS, 36 Javelin MANPADS
-33rd (Halifax) Serv. Bn.(Militia)
-4e Co. de Renseignmnets (Milice)

31st Mech Bde. Grp. ( forming at CFB Gagetown, NB )
-The Ontario Regiment (RCAC)( Militia)- 50 M1C1, 26 Coyote, 4 LAV-AT
-The Hastings and Prince Edward Regiment (Militia)- 50 Kodiak, 6 Bison, 12LAV-AT, 8 Coyote, 8 Bison w/ mortar
-The Royal Regiment of Canada (Militia)-56 Bison, 12 LAV-AT, 8 Coyote, 8 Bison w/ mortar
-The Lincoln and Welland Regiment (Militia)- 56 Bison, 12 LAV-AT, 8 Coyote, 8 Bison w/ mortar
-11th Field Rgt, RCA (Militia)- 24 M109A3
-31st Combat Engineer Rgt. (The Elgins), RCE (Militia)*1 -23rd (Hamilton) Serv. Bn.

34e Grp. Bde. du Mec ( forming at CFB Valcartier, Que. )
-The Royal Canadian Hussars (Montreal)(Militia)- 50 M1C1, 26 Coyote, 4 LAV-AT
-5e Bn., Le Royal 22e Rgt.(Les Fusiliers du St. Laurent)(Milice)*2- 50 Kodiak, 6 Bison, 12LAV-AT, 8 Coyote, 8 Bison w/ mortar
-The Canadian Grenadier Guards (Militia)- 56 Bison, 12 LAV-AT, 8 Coyote, 8 Bison w/ mortar
-6e Bn., Le Royal 22e Rgt(Saint Hyacinthe)(Milice)- 56 Bison, 12 LAV-AT, 8 Coyote, 8 Bison w/ mortar
-6e Rgt. de Campagne, RCA(Milice)- 24 M109A3
-3e Rgt.du Génie de Campagne, RCE(Milice)
-51e (Montreal) Bn. de Serv.

36th Mech. Bde. Grp. ( forming at CFB Gagetown, NB )
-The Prince Edward Island Regiment (RCAC)(Militia)- 50 M1C1, 26 Coyote, 4 LAV-AT
-The Nova Scotia Highlanders(Militia)*3- 50 Kodiak, 6 Bison, 12LAV-AT, 8 Coyote, 8 Bison w/ mortar -The Royal New Brunswick Rgt.(Militia)*4- 56 Bison, 12 LAV-AT, 8 Coyote, 8 Bison w/ mortar
-The Royal Newfoundland Rgt.(Militia)*5- 56 Bison, 12 LAV-AT, 8 Coyote, 8 Bison w/ mortar
-3rd Field Rgt., RCA(Militia)- 24 M109A3
-36th Field Engineer Rgt., RCE(Militia)*6
-35th (Sydney)Serv. Bn.


Notes:
1) Tartan: Piper’s kilts & plaids, Bruce
2)formed 10/96 by the merging of Les Fusiliers du St. Laurent & Le Régiment du Saguenay.
3)formed 10/96 by the merging of the 1st & 2nd Bn.’s of this regiment Tartan: Macdonald
4)formed 10/96 by the merging of the 1st & 2nd Bn.’s of this regiment
5)formed 10/96 by the merging of the 1st & 2nd Bn.’s of this regiment
6)formed 10/96 from the 9th, 21st, & 33rd Field Engineer Sqd.’s, RCE(Militia)

3rd Canadian Mechanized Division ( forming from Land Forces Central Area at CFB Petawawa, Ont. )
- HQ & Signal Rgt.
-The Queen's York Rangers (1st American Regiment) (RCAC)(Militia)- 16 Leopard C1, 44 Coyote, 12 LAV-AT
-The Toronto Scottish Rgt. (Militia)*1- 36 M113A3 TUA (Tow Under Armor)
-1st Air Defence Rgt. (Lanark and Renfrew Scottish), RCA(Militia)*2- 12 ADATS, 36 Javelin MANPADS -21st (Windsor) Serv. Bn.(Militia)
-2nd Intelligence Co. (Militia)-


32nd Mech. Bde. Grp. ( forming at CFB Petawawa, Ont. )
-The Governor General's Horse Guards (Militia)- 50 M1C1, 26 Coyote, 4 LAV-AT
-The Royal Hamilton Light Infantry (Wentworth Regiment)(Militia)- 56 M113A2, 12 M113A2 TUA, 8 Lynx, 8 M125A2
-The Lorne Scots (Peel, Dufferin and Halton Regiment)(Militia)*3- 56 Bison, 12 LAV-AT, 8 Coyote, 8 Bison w/ mortar -The Governor General's Foot Guards (Militia)- 56 Bison, 12 LAV-AT, 8 Coyote, 8 Bison w/ mortar
-7th (Toronto) Field Rgt., RCA(Militia)- 24 M109A3
-2nd Field Engineer Rgt., RCE(Militia)
-25th (Toronto) Serv. Bn. (Militia)

35e Grp. Bde. du Mec ( forming at CFB Valcartier, Que. )
-Le Rgt. de Hull (RCAC)(Milice)- 50 M1C1, 26 Coyote, 4 LAV-AT
-Les Voltigeurs de Québec (Milice)- 56 M113A2, 12 M113A2 TUA, 8 Lynx, 8 M125A2
-Le Rgt. de la Chaudière (Milice)- 56 Bison, 12 LAV-AT, 8 Coyote, 8 Bison w/ mortar
-The Royal Montreal Rgt. (Militia)- 56 Bison, 12 LAV-AT, 8 Coyote, 8 Bison w/ mortar
-2nd Field Rgt., RCA(Militia)- 24 M109A3
-10e Rgt.du Génie de Campagne, RCE(Milice)
-55e (Quebec) Bn. de Serv. (Militia)

38th Mech. Bde. Grp. ( forming at CFB Suffield, Alb. )
-The King's Own Calgary Regiment (RCAC)(Militia)-50 M1C1, 26 Coyote, 4 LAV-AT
-The Royal Winnipeg Rifles (Militia)- 56 M113A2, 12 M113A2 TUA, 8 Lynx, 8 M125A2
-The Calgary Highlanders (Militia)*4 - 56 Bison, 12 LAV-AT, 8 Coyote, 8 Bison w/ mortar -The Canadian Scottish Regiment (Princess Mary's)(Militia)*5- 56 Bison, 12 LAV-AT, 8 Coyote, 8 Bison w/ mortar -15th Field Rgt., RCA(Militia)- 24 M109A3
-8th Field Engineer Rgt., RCE(Militia)
-14th (Calgary) Serv. Bn. (Militia)

Notes:
1) Tartan: Hodden Grey
2) Tartan: Government
3) Tartan: Campbell of Argyll
4) Tartan: Government
5) Tartan: Hunting Stuart


4th Canadian Mechanized Division ( forming from Land Forces Western Area at CFB Edmonton, Alb.)
-HQ & Signal Rgt.
-The Saskatchewan Dragoons (Militia)- 16 Cougar, 44 Lynx, 12 M113A2 TUA
-The Royal Regina Rifles (Militia)- 36 M113A3 TUA (Tow Under Armor)
-18th Air Defence Rgt., RCA(Militia)- 12 ADATS, 36 Javelin MANPADS
- 18th (Thunder Bay) Serv. Bn.(Militia)
-6th Intelligence Co. (Militia)

33rd Mech. Bde. Grp. ( forming at CFB Petawawa, Ont. )
-The Windsor Regiment (RCAC)(Militia)- 42 Cougar, 24 Grizzly, 4 LAV-AT
-The Cameron Highlanders of Ottawa (Militia)*1- 56 Bison, 12 LAV-AT, 8 Grizzly, 8 Bison w/ mortar -The Stormont, Dundas, & Glengarry Highlanders (Militia)*2- 56 Bison, 12 LAV-AT, 8 Grizzly, 8 Bison w/ mortar
-The Essex & Kent Scottish (Militia)*3- 56 Bison, 12 LAV-AT, 8 Grizzly, 8 Bison w/ mortar -30th (The Bytown Gunners) Field Rgt., RCA (Militia)- 18 C1 105mm
-3rd Field Engineer Sqd., RCE(Militia)
-28th (Ottawa) Serv. Bn. (Militia)

39th Mech. Bde. Grp. ( forming at CFB Edmonton, Alb. )
-The British Columbia Dragoons (Militia)- 42 Cougar, 24 Grizzly, 4 LAV-AT
-The Royal Westminster Regiment (Militia)- 56 Bison, 12 LAV-AT, 8 Grizzly, 8 Bison w/ mortar -The Seaforth Highlanders of Canada ( Militia)*4- 56 Bison, 12 LAV-AT, 8 Grizzly, 8 Bison w/ mortar
-The Rocky Mountain Rangers (Militia)- 56 Bison, 12 LAV-AT, 8 Grizzly, 8 Bison w/ mortar
-5th (British Columbia) Field Rgt., RCA(Militia)- 18 C1 105mm
-6th Field Engineer Sqd., RCE(Militia)-
-12th (Vancouver) Serv. Bn. (Militia)

41st Mech. Bde. Grp. ( forming at CFB Edmonton, Alb. )
-The South Alberta Light Horse (Militia)- 42 Cougar, 24 Grizzly, 4 LAV-AT
-The North Saskatchewan Rgt. (Militia)*5- 56 Bison, 12 LAV-AT, 8 Grizzly, 8 Bison w/ mortar -The Queen’s Own Cameron Highlanders of Canada (Militia)*6- 56 Bison, 12 LAV-AT, 8 Grizzly, 8 Bison w/ mortar
-The Lake Superior Scottish Rgt. (Militia)*7- 56 Bison, 12 LAV-AT, 8 Grizzly, 8 Bison w/ mortar -10th Field Rgt., RCA (Militia)- 18 C1 105mm
-44th Field Engineer Sqd., RCE (Militia)
-15th (Edmonton) Serv. Bn. (Militia)

Notes:
1) Tartan: Cameron of Erracht
2)formed 10/96 by the merging of The Stormont, Dundas, & Glengarry Highlanders, The Brockville Rifles, & The Princess of Wales’s Own Rgt. These three rgt.’s had been merged during World War II. Tartan: Kilts, Sutherland: Piper’s kilts & plaids, MacDonald of Clanranald.
3) Tartan: MacGregor
4) Tartan: Mackenzie of Seaforth
5) Tartan: Piper’s kilts & plaids, Mackenzie of Seaforth
6) Tartan: Cameron of Erracht
7) Tartan: McGillivray

30th Ard. Recce. Bde. ( forming at CFB Suffield, Alb. )
-The British Columbia Rgt. (Duke of Connaught's Own) (RCAC)(Militia)*1- 16 M1C1, 44 Coyote, 12 LAV-AT
-1st Hussars (Militia)- 16 M1C1, 44 Coyote, 12 LAV-AT
-The Algonquin Rgt. (RCAC)(Militia)*2- 16 M1C1, 44 Coyote, 12 LAV-AT
-The Grey and Simcoe Foresters (RCAC)(Militia)*3- 16 M1C1, 44 Coyote, 12 LAV-AT
-20th Field Rgt., RCA(Militia)- 24 M109A3
-45th Field Engineer Sqd., RCE(Militia)
-16th (Regina) Serv. Bn.(Militia)

37th Inf. Bde. Grp. ( forming at CFB Gagetown, NB )
-The Highland Fusiliers of Canada (Militia)*4- 36 HMMWVw/ TOW
-The West Nova Scotia Rgt. (Militia)- Light Role
-The Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders of Canada (Princess Louise's)(Militia)*5- Light Role
-The 48th Highlanders of Canada (Militia)*6- Light Role
-1st (Halifax Dartmouth) Field Rgt., RCA (Militia)- 18 C1 105mm
-56th Field Engineer Sqd., RCE (Militia)
-11th (Victoria) Serv. Bn.(Militia)

40th Arty. Bde. ( forming at CFB Shilo, Man.)
-26th Field Rgt., RCA (Militia)- 16 M110A2
-56th Field Rgt., RCA (Militia)- 16 MLRS
-49th (Sault Ste. Marie) Air Defence Rgt., RCA (Militia)- 36 Skyguard twin 35mm
-58th (2nd Bn., The Irish Regiment of Canada) Air Defence Rgt., RCA (Militia)*7- 16 MLRS
-17th (Winnipeg) Serv. Bn.(Militia)

-Les Fusiliers de Sherbrooke (Milice)- Light Role ( Corps HQ Defence Bn. )

1st Support Grp.
5e Grpe. de Soutien

Notes:
1) carries on the styles and traditions of a rifle regiment Tartan: Piper’s kilts & plaids, Saffron
2) carries on the styles and traditions of a rifle regiment, transfered to RCAC 10/96, previously part of RCAC 1954-1970.
3) transfered to RCAC 10/96, previously part of RCAC 1954-1970.
4) Tartan: Kilts, Mackenzie; Piper’s kilts & plaids, Dress Erskine.
5) Tartan: Sutherland
6) Tartan: Davidson
7) Tartan: Canadian Irish. Transferred to RCA 10/96






Assigned to Allied Forces Norway

2nd Canadian Mech. Bde. Grp. ( forming at Catterick Garrison, UK )
-8th Canadian Hussars (Princess Louise's)*1- 16 Leopard C1, 44 Lynx, 12 M113A2 TUA
-3rd Bn., The Royal Canadian Rgt. (The Black Watch (Royal Highland Rgt.) of Canada)*2- Light Role
-3rd Bn., Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry(The Queen's Own Rifles of Canada)*3- 72 Bv206, 8 Lynx, 12 Bv206 w/ TOW, 8 BV206 w/ mortars
-3e Bn., Le Royal 22e Rgt.(Le Régiment de Maisonneuve)*4- Light Role
-2nd Rgt., RCHA- 18 C1 105mm
-2nd Combat Engineer Rgt.
-2nd Serv. Bn.

Attached to Allied Mobile Force ( Land )
-1st Bn., The Canadian Airborne Rgt. *5- Light Role
-E Bty., RCHA- 6 L-5 105mm, 6 Javelin MANPADS


Notes:
1) merged 10/96 with 8th Canadian Hussars (Princess Louise's) (Militia).
2) formed by the merging of 3rd Bn., Royal Canadian Rgt. with The Black Watch (Royal Highland Rgt.) of Canada (Militia). All 3rd Bn.’s of the regular regiments were undermanned due to having to provide manpower to the Canadian Airborne Rgt. and various training establishments. The Black Watch (Royal Highland Rgt.) of Canada was on the regular establishment between 1953-1970. When the 1st & 2nd Bn.’s were disbanded personnel from them were used to form the 3rd Bn., Royal Canadian Rgt. Tartan: Kilts, Government ; Piper’s kilts & plaids, Royal Stuart. The bn. adopted the dress and capbadge of the militia bn.
3) formed by the merging of 3rd Bn., Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry with The Queen's Own Rifles of Canada (Militia). All 3rd Bn.’s of the regular regiments were undermanned due to having to provide manpower to the Canadian Airborne Rgt. and various training establishments( Militia). The Queen's Own Rifles of Canada was on the regular establishment between 1953-1970. When the 1st & 2nd Bn.’s were disbanded personnel from them were used to form the 3rd Bn., Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry. This bn. carries on the traditions & style of a rifle regiment. The bn. adopted the dress and capbadge of the militia bn.
4) formed by the merging of 3e Bn., Le Royal 22e Rgt. with Le Régiment de Maisonneuve(Milice). All 3rd Bn.’s of the regular regiments were undermanned due to having to provide manpower to the Canadian Airborne Rgt. and various training establishments. The bn. adopted the dress and capbadge of the militia bn.
5)each rifle co. is affiliated with each of the three regular infantry regiments.









TO & E
Armoured Regiment- 50 M1C1, 26 Coyote, 4 LAV-AT ( 9 rgt.’s )
-HQ Sqd.- 2 M1C1
-3x Ard. Sqd.’s- each 16 M1C1
-HQ Trp.- 2 M1C1, 2 M1C1 w/ Dozer Kit
-3xTrp.’s- each 4 M1C1
-1x Ard. Recce Sqd.- each 14 Coyote, 4 LAV-AT
-HQ Trp.- 2 Coyote
-3x Trp.- each 8 Coyote
-AT Trp.- 4 LAV-AT

Armoured Regiment - 42 Cougar, 24 Grizzly, 4 LAV-AT ( 3 rgt.’s )
-HQ Sqd.- 2 Bison
-3x Ard. Sqd.’s- each
-HQ Trp- 2 Cougar,
-3xTrp.’s- each 4 Cougar
-1x Ard. Recce Sqd.- each 24 Grizzly, 4 LAV-AT
-HQ Trp.- 2 Bison
-3x Trp.- each 8 Grizzly
-AT Trp.- 4 LAV-AT

Armoured Recce Regiment-
16 Leopard C1, 44 Coyote, 12 LAV-AT ( 2 rgt.’s )
16 Cougar, 44 Lynx, 12 M113A2 TUA ( 1 rgt. )
16 M1C1, 44 Coyote, 12 LAV-AT 9 ( 4 rgt.’s )
16 Leopard C1, 44 Lynx, 12 M113A2 TUA ( 1 rgt. )
16 Leopard C1, 44 Grizzly, 12 LAV-AT ( 1 rgt.’s )

-HQ Sqd.-2 Coyote, Lynx, or Grizzly
-3x Ard. Recce Sqd.’s- each 14 Coyote, Lynx, or Grizzly & 4 LAV-AT or M113A2 TUA
-HQ Trp.- 2 Coyote, Lynx, or Grizzly
-3xTrp.’s- each 4 Coyote, Lynx, or Grizzly
-AT Trp.- 4 LAV-AT or M113A2 TUA
-1x Ard. Sqd.- 16 M1C1, Leopard C1, or Cougar

Mechanized Infantry Battalion-
50 Wolverine, 6 M113A2, 12 M113A2 TUA, 8 Lynx, 8 M125A2 ( 6 bn.’s )
50 Kodiak, 6 Bison, 12LAV-AT, 8 Coyote, 8 Bison w/ mortar ( 6 bn.’s )
56 M113A2, 12 M113A2 TUA, 8 Lynx, 8 M125A2 ( 3 bn.’s )
56 Bison, 12 LAV-AT, 8 Coyote, 8 Bison w/ mortar ( 12 bn.’s )
56 Bison, 12 LAV-AT, 8 Grizzly, 8 Bison w/ mortar ( 9 bn.’s )

-HQ Sqd.- 2 M113A2, Wolverine, Kodiak, or Bison
-3x Mech. Inf. Co.’s- each 16 M113A2, Wolverine, Kodiak, or Bison
-HQ Plt.- 4 M113A2, Wolverine, Kodiak, or Bison
- 3x Rifle Plt.’s- each 4 M113A2, Wolverine, Kodiak, or Bison
-Spt. Co.-
-HQ Plt.- 2 M113A2 or Bison
-Pioneer Plt.- 4 M113A2 or Bison
-AT Plt.- 12 M113A2 TUA or LAV-AT
-Recce Plt.- 8 Lynx or Coyote
-Mortar Plt.- 8 M125A2 or Bison w/ 81mm mortars

Light Role Infantry Battalion- ( 7 bn.’s )
-HQ Co.
-3xRifle Co.’s
-HQ Plt.-
-4xRifle Plt.’s-
-Spt. Co.-
-HQ Plt.
-Pioneer Plt.
-Recce Plt.- 8 Iltis LRV
-AT Plt.- 12 Milan ATGW
- Mortar Plt.- 8 81mm mortars

Light Role Infantry Battalion ( Arctic )- 72 Bv206, 8 Lynx, 12 Bv206 w/ TOW, 8 Bv206 w/ mortars (1 bn. )
-HQ Co.- 4 Bv206
-3xRifle Co.’s- each 20 Bv206
-HQ Plt.- 4 Bv206
-4xRifle Plt.’s- each 4 Bv206
-Spt. Co.-
-HQ Plt.- 4 Bv206
-Pioneer Plt.- 4 Bv206
-Recce Plt.- 8 Lynx
-AT Plt.- 12 Bv206 w/ TOW
- Mortar Plt.- 8 Bv206 w/ 81mm Mortars

Anti-Tank Battalion- 36 M113A2 TUA or HMMWV w/ TOW ( 5 bn.’s )
-HQ Co.
-3x AT Co.’s- each 12 M113A2 TUA or HMMWV w/ TOW
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