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1 Area Support Group

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1 Area Support Group was a Canadian Army formation that provided support to other Canadian Army formations and units in western Canada


Former Constituent bases and units

1 Area Support Group consists of 12 bases and units:

  • Canadian Forces Base Shilo, near Brandon, Man.
  • Canadian Forces Base Wainwright, located 200 kilometres (120 mi) east of Edmonton, Alberta.
  • Canadian Forces Base Suffield, located near Medicine Hat, Alberta.
  • Canadian Forces Base Edmonton
  • Area Support Unit Calgary
  • Area Support Unit Chilliwack
  • 1 Area Support Group Headquarters, based at CFB Edmonton
  • 1 Service Battalion, based at CFB Edmonton
  • 1 Military Police Unit, headquartered at CFB Edmonton
  • 731 Signals Squadron, based at CFB Shilo
  • 742 Signals Squadron, based at CFB Edmonton
  • The Royal Canadian Artillery Band, based at CFB Edmonton
  • Restructuring

    With the re-organization and re-structuring of the Canadian Army the 1st Area Support Group was merged with Area Support Unit Edmonton to organize the 3rd Canadian Division Support Group.


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