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Canadian Army soldiers head to Poland in support of Operation REASSURANCE

 

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Edmonton, Alberta – Today, the first group of Canadian Army soldiers from 1 Canadian Mechanized Brigade Group, based in Edmonton, Alberta, departed for Poland in support of Operation REASSURANCE.

From now until early March, approximately 200 soldiers from the 3rd Battalion, Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry will relieve fellow brigade members, who will return home over the coming weeks. Throughout their approximate six-month deployment to Poland, the soldiers will take part in several multi-national interoperability exercises with NATO allies. Participation in Operation REASSURANCE offers the Canadian Army a platform to enhance Alliance interoperability and readiness on the world stage.

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“Canada maintains a strong commitment to building cohesion with our NATO allies and to operating within the Alliance. Under Operation REASSURANCE, the Canadian Armed Forces provides continued support to our NATO partners through participation in multi-national exercises and training activities.”

Harjit S. Sajjan, Defence Minister

Quick Facts

  • Deployments of Canadian Army personnel to Eastern and Central Europe have been taking place since 2014, with a view to enhance Alliance interoperability and readiness. Together with Polish, American and other NATO allies, troops participate in various airborne and infantry operations training events.
  • Operation REASSURANCE exercises enhance Canada’s operational readiness and interoperability with our NATO allies and security partners as well as strengthen NATO’s collective capability to respond in a timely and effective manner to a variety of operational contingencies in Central and Eastern Europe and around the world.
  • Canada is a strong supporter of NATO and is committed to doing its part as a member of the Alliance. The Canadian Armed Forces’ (CAF) response in support of NATO’s request for enhanced assurance measures promotes security and stability in Central and Eastern Europe, and demonstrates the readiness and professionalism of the CAF.
  Edmonton, Alberta – Today, the first group of Canadian Army soldiers from 1 Canadian Mechanized Brigade Group, based in Edmonton, Alberta, departed for Poland in support of Operation REASSURANCE. From now until early March, approximately 200 soldiers from the 3rd Battalion, Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry will relieve fellow brigade members, who will return home over the coming weeks. Throughout their approximate six-month deployment to Poland, the soldiers will take part in several multi-national interoperability exercises with NATO allies. Participation in Operation REASSURANCE offers the Canadian Army a platform to enhance Alliance interoperability and readiness on the world stage.…

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