Thursday, 18 June 2015

Canadian Military Deployment History

This is a copy from a page of my other Blog - www.cafwatch.blogspot.ca


A comprehensive list and short history of Canadian Military Deployments

*Arranged by chronologically by mission/operation/exercise end date

Pre-Confederation Military Conflicts in British/French North America
  • The Beaver Wars (17th Century) 
  • King William's War (1688-1697) *Part of the Nine-Years War
  • Queen Anne's War (1702-1713) *Part of The War of Spanish Succession 
  • Father Rale's War (1722-1725) 
  • King George's War (1744-1748) *Part of The War of Austrian Succession
  • Father Le Loutre's War (1749-1755)
  • The French Indian War (1754-1763) *Part of the Seven-Years War & The British Conquest of Canada
  • The War of 1812 (1812-1815) 
  • The Crimean War (1853-1856) *Victoria Cross Awarded
  • Indian Rebellion (1857) *Victoria Cross Awarded
  • The American Civil War (1861-1865)
Post Confederation Military Conflicts/Operations/Exercises

The Fenian Raids (1866 and 1871)

Andaman Islands Expedition (1867) *Victoria Cross Awarded

The Red River Rebellion (1869-1870)

The North West Rebellion (1885)

The South African War (1899-1902), (The Second Boer War) *Victoria Cross Awarded

The Great War (1914-1918)
  • Retreat from Mons (Aug 1914) *Victoria Cross Awarded
  • Battle of Neuve Chapelle (March 10, 1915) 
  • Action at St. Eloi (March 14-15, 1915)
  • Second Battle of Ypres 
    • Battle of Gravenstafel (April 22-23, 1915)
    • Battle of St. Julien (April 24 - May 4, 1915) *Victoria Cross Awarded
    • Battle of Frezenberg (May 8-13, 1915)
    • Battle of Bellewaerde Ridge (May 24-25, 1915)
  • Second Battle of Artois
    • Battle of Aubers Ridge (May 9, 1915)
    • Battle of Festubert (May 15-27, 1915)
    • Second Action at Givenchy (May-June 1915) *Victoria Cross Awarded
  • Third Battle of Artois
    • Battle of Loss (Sept 25 - 8 Oct, 1915)
    • Action of Bois Grenier (Sept 25, 1915)
    • Battle of the Hohenzollern Redoubt (Oct 13-19, 1915)
  • Action in the Dardanelles (1915-1916)
  • Action in Egypt and Palestine (1915-1916)
  • Action at St, Eloi Craters (Mar 27 - Apr 16, 1916)
  • Battle of Mont Sorrel (June 2-13, 1916)
  • Battle of the Somme 
    • Battle of Albert (1916) (July 1 - 13, 1916) 
    • Battle of Bazentin Ridge ( July 14 - 17, 1916)
    • Battle of Fromelles (July 19, 1916)
    • Attack on High Woods (July 20-25, 1916)
    • Battle of Pozieres (Sept 1-3, 1916)
    • Battle of Guillemont (Sept 3-6, 1916)
    • Battle of Ginchy (Sept 9, 1916)
    • Battle of Fles-Courcelette (Sept 15-22, 1916) *Victoria Cross Awarded
    • Battle of Thiepval Ridge (Sept 26-29, 1916)
    • Battle of Le Transloy (Oct 1-18, 1916)
    • Battle of Ancre Heights (Oct 1 - Nov 11, 1916)
    • The Ancre (Capture of Beaumont Hamel) (Nov 13-18, 1916)
  • Action around the Village of Guyencourt (March 1917) *Victoria Cross Awarded
  • Battle of Arras 
    • Battle of Vimy Ridge (Apr 9-12, 1917) *Victoria Cross Awarded
    • First Scrape (1917) (Apr 9-14, 1917)
    • Second Scrape (1917) (Apr 23-24, 1917)
    • Attack on La Coulotte (Apr 23, 1917)
    • Battle of Arleux (Apr 28-29, 1917)
    • Third Scrape (1917) (May 3-4, 1917) *Victoria Cross Awarded
    • Affairs South of the Souchez River (June 3-25, 1917) 
    • Capture of Avion (June 26-29, 1917) 
  • Battle of Hill 70 (Aug 15-25, 1917) *Victoria Cross Awarded
  • Third Battle of Ypres 
    • Battle of Messines (June 7-14, 1917) 
    • Battle of Pilckem Ridge (July 31 - 3 Aug, 1917) 
    • Battle of Langemarck (Aug 16-18, 1917) *Victoria Cross Awarded
    • Battle of Menin Road Ridge (Sept 20-25, 1917) 
    • Battle of Polygon Wood (Sept 26 - Oct 3, 1917) *Victoria Cross Awarded
    • Battle of Broodseinde (Oct 4, 1917)
    • Battle of Poelscappelle (Oct 9, 1917)
    • First Battle of Passchendaele (Oct 12, 1917) 
    • Second Battle of Passchendaele (Oct 26 - Nov 10, 1917) *Victoria Cross Awarded
    • Battle of Cambrai (1917) (Nov 20 - Dec 8, 1917) *Victoria Cross Awarded
  • Action in Macedonia (1915-1917)
  • The German Offensives of 1918 
    • First Battle of the Somme (1918) 
      • St. Quentin (Mar 21-23, 1918)
      • Action at the Somme Crossings (Mar 24-25, 1918)
      • First Bapaume (Mar 24-25, 1918)
      • Rosieres (Mar 26-27, 1918)
      • Action over Albert (Mar 27, 1918) *Victoria Cross Awarded
      • First Arras (1918) (Mar, 28, 1918)
      • Battle of Moreuil Wood (Mar 30, 1918) *Victoria Cross Awarded
      • Avre (Apr 4, 1918)
      • Capture of Hamel (July 4, 1918)
    • Battle of the Lys 
      • Estaires (Defence of Givenchy, 1918) (Apr 9-11, 1918)
      • Hazebrouck (Apr 12-15, 1918)
      • Messines (1918) Loss of Hill 63 (Apr 13-15, 1918)
      • First Kemmel Ridge (Apr 17-19, 1918) 
    • Action at Gavrelle (Apr 27-28, 1918) *Victoria Cross Awarded
    • Action of La Becque (June 28, 1918)
  • Action around Neuville-Vitasse (June 1918) *Victoria Cross Awarded 
  • Advance to Victory - 1918 
    • Battle of Amiens (Aug 8-11, 1918)  *Victoria Cross Awarded
    • Action around Parvillers, (Aug13, 1918) *Victoria Cross Awarded
    • Action around Damery (Aug 15-17, 1918)
    • Battle of the Scarpe (Aug 26-30, 1918) *Victoria Cross Awarded
    • Advance on the Fresnes-Rouvroy Line (Aug 27-28, 1918) *Victoria Cross Awarded
    • Second Battle of the Somme (1918) 
      • Scarpe (1918) Capture of Monchy-le-Preux (Aug 26-30, 1918) 
      • Drocourt-Queant Canal (Sept 2-3, 1918) *Victoria Cross Awarded
    • Battle of the Hindenburg Line (1918)
      • Havrincourt (Sept 12, 1918)
      • Epehy (Sept 18, 1918)
      • Canal du Nord (Capture of Bourlon Wood) (Sept 27 - Oct 1, 1918) *Victoria Cross Awarded
      • St. Quentin Canal (Sept 29 - Oct 2, 1918)
      • Beaurevoir Line (Oct 3-5, 1918)
      • Cambrai (1918) Capture of Cambrai (Oct 8-9, 1918) *Victoria Cross Awarded
    • Battle of Ypres (1918) (Sept 28 - Oct 2, 1918)
    • Pursuit of the Selle (Oct 9-12, 1918)
    • Battle of Courtrai (Oct 14-19, 1918) 
    • Battle of the Selle (Oct 17-25, 1918)
    • Action around Canal de L'Escaut (Oct 1918) *Victoria Cross Awarded
    • Battle of Valenciennes (Nov 1-2, 1918) *Victoria Cross Awarded
    • Battle of the Sambre (Nov 4, 1918)
    • Passage of the Grande Honnelle (Nov 5-7, 1918)
    • Capture of Mons (Nov 11, 1918)
  • Mesopotamian Campaign (1914-1918) *Victoria Cross Awarded
  • Action in Egypt and Palestine (1918)
  • West Persia and Caspian Campaign (1918-1919) 
  • Murman (1918-1919) 
  • Archangel (1918-1919)
  • Siberia (198-1919)
  • Vladivostok (1918-1919)
The Spanish Civil War (1936-1939)

The Second World War (1939-1945)

  • Asian and Pacific Theatre
    • Battle of Hong Kong (Dec 8-25, 1941) *Victoria Cross Awarded
  • North West Europe 
    • Dieppe Raid (Aug 19, 1942) *Victoria Cross Awarded 
  • Sicily 
    • Landing in Sicily (July 9-12, 1943) 
    • Grammicele (July 15, 1943) 
    • Valguarnera (July 15-20, 1943)
    • Piazza Arminera (July 16-17, 1943)
    • Assoro (July 20-22, 1943)
    • Leonforte (July 21-22, 1943)
    • Agira (July 24-28, 1943) 
    • Adrano (July 29 - Aug 7, 1943)
    • Catenanuova (July 29-30, 1943) 
    • Regalbuto (July 29 - Aug 3, 1943)
    • Centuripe (July 31 - Aug 3, 1943)
    • Troina Velley (Aug 2-6, 1943)
    • Pursuit to Messina (Aug 2-17, 1943)
  • North Africa
    • Kiska (Aug 7, 1943) 
  • Italy
    • Landing at Reggio (Sept 3, 1943)
    • Potenza (Sept 19-20, 1943)
    • Motta Montecorvino (Oct 1-3, 1943)
    • Termoli (Oct 3-6, 1943)
    • Monte San Marco (Oct 6-7, 1943)
    • Gambatesa (Oct 7-8, 1943)
    • Campobasso (Oct 11-14, 1943)
    • Baranello (Oct 17-18, 1943) 
    • Colle d'Anchise (Oct 22-24, 1943)
    • Torella (Oct 24-27, 1943)
    • Monte Camino (Nov 5 -  Dec 9, 1943)
    • The Sangro (Nov 19 -  Dec 3, 1943)
    • Castel di Sangro (Nov 23-24, 1943)
    • Monte la Difensa and Monte la Remetanea (Dec 2-8, 1943)
    • The Moro (Dec 5-7, 1943) 
    • San Leonardo  (Dec 8-9, 1943) 
    • The Gully (Dec 10-19, 1943)  
    • Casa Berardi (Dec 14-15, 1943) *Victoria Cross Awarded
    • Ortona (Dec 20-29, 1943) 
    • San Nicola - San Tommaso (Dec 31, 1943)
    • Torre Mucchia: Point 59 (Dec 29, 1943 - Jan 4, 1944)
    • Monte Majo (Jan 3-8, 1944) 
    • Anzio (Jan 22 - May 22, 1944)
    • Cassino II (Ma 11-18, 1944)
    • Gustav Line (May 11-18, 1944)
    • St. Agnelo in Teodice (May 13, 1944)
    • Pignataro (May 13-15, 1944)
    • Liri Valley (May 18-30, 1944) 
    • Hitler Line (May 18-24, 1944)
    • Aquino (May 18-24, 1944)
    • Capture of Rome (May 22 - June 4, 1944)
    • Advance to the Tiber (May 22 - June 4, 1944) 
    • Melfa Crossing (May 24-25, 1944) *Victoria Cross Awarded 
    • Ceprano (May 26-27, 1944)
    • Torrice Crossroads (May 30, 1944)
    • Trasimene Line (June 20-30, 1944)
    • Sanfatucchino (June 20-21, 1944)
    • Arezzo (July 4-17, 1944)
    • Advance to Florence (July 17 - Aug 10, 1944)
    • Gothic Line (Aug 25 - Sept 22, 1944)
    • Monteciccardo (Aug 27-28, 1944) 
    • Montecchio (Aug 30-31, 1944) 
    • Point 204 (Aug 31, 1944)
    • Monte Luro (Sept 1, 1944) 
    • Borgo Santa Maria (Sept 1, 1944) 
    • Tomba di Pesaro (Sept 1-2, 1944)
    • Misano Ridge (Sept 3-5, 1944)
    • Coriano (Sept 3-15, 1944)
    • Rimini Line (Sept 14-21, 1944)
    • San Martino - San Lorenzo (Sept 14-18, 1944)
    • San Fortunato (Sept 18-20, 1944)
    • Casale (Sept 23-25, 1944)
    • Cerrone (Aug 25-31, 1944)
    • Sant'Angelo in Salute (Oct 11-15, 1944)
    • Bulgaria Village (Oct 13-14, 1944)
    • Monte la Pieve (Oct 13-19, 1944)
    • Cesena (Oct 15-20, 1944)
    • Pisciatello (Oct 16-19, 1944)
    • Monte Spaduro (Oct 19-24, 1944)
    • Savio Bridgehead (Oct 20-23, 1944) *Victoria Cross Awarded
    • Lamone Crossing (Ded 2-13, 1944)
    • Capture of Ravenna (Dec 3-4, 1944)
    • Naviglio Canal (Dec 12-15, 1944)
    • Fosso Cecchio (Dec 16-18, 1944)
    • Fosso Munio (Dec 19-21, 1944) 
    • Conventello-Comacchio (Jan 2-6, 1945)
    • Granarolo (Jan 3-5, 1944)
  • Southern France (Aug 1944)
    • Iles d'Hyeres
    • Grasse
    • Villeneuve-Loubet
    • Vence
    • Drap
    • L'Escarene
    • La Tubie
    • Mentone
    • Franco-Italian Border
  • North West Europe 
    • Normandy Landings (June 6, 1944)
    • Authie (June 7, 1944)
    • Putot en Bessin (June 8, 1944)
    • Bretteville-L'Orgueilleuse (June 8-9, 1944)
    • Le Mesnil Patry (June 11, 1944)
    • Caen (July 4-18, 1944)
    • Carpiquet (July 4-5, 1944)
    • The Orne (July 8-9, 1944)
    • Buron (July 8-9, 1944)
    • Bourguebus Ridge (July 18-23, 1944)
    • Faubourg de Vaucelles (July 18-19, 1944)
    • St. Andre-sur-Orne (July 19-23, 1944)
    • Ifs (July 20-23, 1944)
    • Maltot (July 22-23, 1944)
    • Verrieres Ridge (July 19-25, 1944)
    • Tilly-la-Campagne (July 25, 1944)
    • Falaise (Aug 7-22, 1944)
    • Falaise Road (Aug 7-9, 1944)
    • Racquancourt (Aug 6-8, 1944)
    • Quesnay Wood (Aug 10-11, 1944)
    • Clair Tizon (Aug 11-14, 1944)
    • The Laison (Aug 14-17, 1944)
    • Dunkirk (1944) (Sept 8-15, 1944)
    • Dives Crossing (Aug 17-20, 1944)
    • Chambois (Aug 18-22, 1944)
    • St. Lambert sur Dives (Aug 19-22, 1944) *Victoria Cross Awarded
    • Seine (1944) (Aug 25-28, 1944)
    • Foret de la Londe (Aug 27-29, 1944)
    • Moerbrugge (Sept 8-10, 1944)
    • Le Havre (Sept 10-12, 1944)
    • Moerkerke (Sept 13-14, 1944)
    • Boulogne (1944) (Sept, 17-22, 1944)
    • Calais (1944) (Sept 17-22, 1944)
    • Wynghem (Sept 21-22, 1944)
    • Antwerp-Turnhout Canal (Sept 24-29, 1944)
    • Battle of the Scheldt (Oct 1 - Nov, 8, 1944)
    • Woensdrecht (Oct 1-27, 1944)
    • Leopold Canal (Oct 6-16, 1944)
    • Savojaards Plaat (Oct 9-10, 1944)
    • Breskens Pocket (Oct 11 - Nov 3, 1944)
    • The Lower Maas (Oct 20 - Nov 7, 1944)
    • South Beveland (Oct 24-31, 1944)
    • Walcheren Causeway (Oct 31 - Nov 4, 1944)
    • Kapelsche Veer (Dec 31, 1944 - Jan 31, 1945)
    • Battle of the Ardennes/Bulge (Jan 16-31, 1945)
    • The Rhineland (Feb 8 - Mar 10, 1945)
    • The Reichswald (Feb 8-13, 1945)
    • Waal Flats (Feb 8-15, 1945)
    • Moyland Wood (Feb 14-21, 1945)
    • Goch-Calcar Road (Feb 19-21, 1945)
    • The Hochwald (Feb 24 - Mar 4, 1945) *Victoria Cross Awarded 
    • Mooshof (Feb 25-26, 1945) *Victoria Cross Awarded 
    • Veen (Mar 6-10, 1945)
    • Xanten (Mar 8-9, 1945)
    • The Rhine (Mar 25 - Apr 1, 1945) *Victoria Cross Awarded 
    • Emmerich-Hoch Elten (Mar 28-Apr 1, 1945)
    • Twente Canal (Apr 2-4, 1945)
    • Zutphen (Apr 6-8, 1945)
    • Deventer (Apr 8-11, 1945)
    • Liberation of Apeldoorn (Apr 11-17, 1945)
    • Liberation of Groningen (Apr 13-16, 1945)
    • Friesoythe (Apr 14, 1945)
    • Ijsselmeer (Apr 15-18, 1945)
    • Kusten Canal (Apr 17-24, 1945)
    • Wagenborgen (Apr 21-23, 1945)
    • Delfzijl Pocket (Apr 23 - May 2, 1945)
    • Bad Zwischenahn (Apr 25 - May 4, 1945) 
    • Oldenburg (Apr 27 - May 4, 1945)
    • Leer (Apr 28-29, 1945)


Operation Poland 1945 (Oct-Nov 1945)

Operation TOKYO - Japan (Jul-Sep 1947)

Operation India & Pakistan 1947 (Oct-Nov 1947)

Operation ORIENT - China (1949)

Operation Jamaica 1951 (Aug-1951)

Operation Italy 1951 (Nov 1951)

Operation WET FOOT - Netherlands (Feb 1953)

The Korean War (1950-1953)

Operation LEAP FROG - West Germany (1952-1953)

Operation NIMBLE BAT - West Germany (1952-1953)

Operation Guatemala 1954 (Jun-Jul 1954)

Operation India 1954 (July-1954)

Operation India & Pakistan 1955 (Dec 1955)

Operation Greece 1956 (Jul-1956)

Operation Hungary 1956 (Oct-Nov 1956)

Operation India 1956 (1956)

Operation MAGNIFICENT - West Germany (Feb 1957)

Operation Ceylon 1957 - Ceylon (Sri Lanka pre-1972) (1957-1958)

Operation JUMP MOAT - Belgium (1957-1958)

Operation WESTERN WEAR - Europe (Sept-Oct 1959)

Operation Morocco 1959 (1959-1960)

Operation Morocco 1960 (Mar-1960)

Operation Chili 1960 (May-Jun 1960)

Operation Congo 1960 (Jul-Aug 1960)

Operations des Nations Unis au Congo (ONUC) -  Republic of Congo (1960-1964)

Operation MALLARD - Republic of Congo (1960)

Operation WESTERN WEFT - France (Apr-Aug 1962)

Operation WESTERN WEAL - Greece (May-Aug 1962)

Operation Belize 1961 - (Nov-1961)

Operation Haiti 1963 (May 1963)

Operation East Pakistan 1963 - (Jun-1963)

Operation Belize 1963 - (Sept-1963)

Operation India & Pakistan 1965 (Sept-1965)

Operation NIMBLE - Zambia (1965-1966)

DOMREP - Dominican Republic (1965-1966)

Operation PELI PELI - Republic of the Congo (Nov-1967)

Operation Nigeria 1968 (Aug-1968)

Operation BLUENOSE - Nigeria (Oct-Dec 1968)

Operation Nigeria 1969 (Nov-1969) *Operation planned, never deployed for unknown reasons

Operation Peru (Jun-Jul 1970)

Operation Pakistan 1970 (Nov 1970)

Observer Team Nigeria (1968-1970)

Operation India 1971-I (Jun-Jul 1971)

Operation India 1971-II (Jul-Aug 1971)

Operation India 1971-III (Oct 1971)

Operation Caribbean 1972 - (June-1972)

Operation Guyana 1972 ( June-1972)

Operation Nicaragua 1972 (Dec-1972)

Operation CANAMIGO - Venezuela (1972)

Operation PEACE WINGS - United States and Canada (1970-1972)

Operation Ecuador 1973 - (Apr-1973)

Operation Grenada 1974 (Jan-Feb 1974)

Operation Grand Turk Island 1974 (Jun-1974)

Operation Honduras 1974 (Sept-Oct 1974)

Operation Guam 1975 (May-1975)

The Vietnam War (1954-1975)
  • ICSC Laos-I (1954-1958)
  • ICSC Cambodia (1954-1969)
  • Operation GALLANT (1973)
  • Operation WESTPLOY (1973)
  • ICSC Vietnam (1954-1973)
  • ICSC Laos-II (1961-1974)
Operation Lebanon 1975 (Oct-Nov 1975)

Operation Guatemala 1976 (Feb-Mar 1976)

Operation DOLOMITE - Italy (May-Jun 1976)

Operation Guyana 1977 (Jul-1977)

Operation ANGORA - Lebanon (1978) *UNIFIL

Operation MAGNET-I - Vietnam (Nov-Dec 1978)

Operation BATON - Iran (1978-1979)

Operation ABALONE - St. Vincent (Apr-1979)

Operation OXIDE - Rhodesia and Zimbabwe (1980)

Operation MAGNET-II - Vietnam (1979-1981)

Operation MAGNET-III - Vietnam (Jan-Apr-1981)

Operation Grenada 1983 (Oct-1983)

Operation Ethiopia 1985 (Feb-1985)

Operation Mexico 1985 (Sept-1985)

Operation Columbia 1985 (Nov-1985)

Operation Ethiopia 1985 (1985)

Operation Libya 1986 (Apr-1986)

Operation DRAGON BREATH - China (June 1987)

Operation BANDIT - Haiti (Jan-Feb 1988)

Operation NILE - Ethiopia (Jun-Sep 1988)

Operation Jamaica 1988 (Sept-Oct 1988)

Operation MACEDOINE - Armenia (Dec-1988)

Operation China 1989 (Jun-1989)

Operation Dominica 1989 - Commonwealth of Dominica (Jul-1989)

Operation Dominican Republic 1989 - (Apr-Jun 1989)

Operation HUGO - Montserrat and Nevis (Sept-Oct 1989)

Operation Jamaica 1989 (1989)

Operation Haiti 1989 (1989)

Operation MATADOR - Namibia (1989-1990) *UNTAG

Operation HERRITAGE - Haiti (Dec-1990) *Electoral Observers and Security

Operation SALON - Oka, Quebec (1990) *Oka Crisis Response

Operation VEGABOND  - Iran and Iraq (1988-1991) *UNIIMOG

Operation ANCHOR GUARD - Turkey (1990-1991)

Operation UNIQUE - Goose Bay (1989-1991) *Security from Anti-NATO flight Training Protesters

Operation Peru (Jun 1991)

Operation PRESERVE - Ethiopia (1991)

Operation Mexico 1991 (Mar 1991)

The First Gulf War (1990-1991)

  • Operation FRICTION - Kuwait, Iraq, Persian Gulf (1990-1991)
  • Operation SCALPEL - Field Hospital (1990-1991)
  • Operation SCIMITAR - Kuwait, Iraq, Persian Gulf (1990-1991) *RCAF Contribution


Operation REGARD - Iraq, Turkey, and Iran (Apr-Jun 1991)

Operation ASSIST - Iraq, Turkey, and Iran (Apr-Jun 1991)

Operation TEMPEST - United States (Sept-Oct 1992)

Operation ESCORT - Haiti (1991-1992)

Operation MARQUIS - Cambodia (1991-1992) *UNAMIC

Operation Mexico 1992 (Apr 1992) *Repeat of Mexico 1991 Mission

Operation SULTAN - Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatamala, Honduras, and Nicaragua (1989-1992)

Operation Mexico 1993 (Apr 1993) *Repeat of Mexico 1991 & 1992 Missions

Operation FIREFLY - Eritria (Sept-Oct 1993)

Operation DENY FLIGHT - Bosnia-Herzegovina (1993)

Operation RELIEF - Somalia (1992-1993)

Operation PASTEL - Angola (1991-1993) *UNAVEM II

Operation CAULDRON - Haiti (Oct-1993) *UNMIH

OSGAP - Afghanistan and Pakistan (1990-1993)

Operation DELIVERANCE - Somalia (1992-1993) *Somalia Affair

Operation MARITIME GUARD - Former Yugoslavia (1992-1993)

Operation Mexico 1994 (Apr 1994) *Repeat of Mexico 1991, 1992, & 1993 Missions

Operation PYTHON - Western Sahara (1991-1994) *MINURSO

Operation MATCH - El Salvador (1991-1994) *ONUSAL

Operation BOLSTER - Slovenia, Croatia, Bosnia-Herzegovina (1991-1994)

Commonwealth Peacekeeping Assistance Group - South Africa (1994)

Operation Nepal 1994 (Feb 1994)

Operation CADENCE - Dominican Republic (Sept 1994)

Operation DIALOGUE - Haiti (Sept-Oct 1994)

Operation FORWARD ACTION - Haiti (1993-1994)

Operation LANCE - Uganda and Rwanda (1993-1994) *UNOMUR

Operation HARMONY - The Balkans (1992-1995) *UNPROFOR & UNPF

Operation CAVALIER - The Balkans (1992-1995) *UNPROFOR & UNPF

Operation MANDARIN - The Balkans (1992-1995)

Operation SHARPE GUARD - Naval Blockade of Former Yugoslavia (1992-1996) *NATO

Operation CONSONANCE - Mozambique (1993-1995) *ONUMOZ

Operation COBRA - Croatia and Bosnia-Herzegovina (1994-1995)

Operation Mexico 1995 (Mar-Apr 1995) *Repeat of Mexico 1991, 1992, 1993, & 1994 Missions

Operation Costa Rica 1995 (Jun-1995)

Operation DELIBERATE FORCE - Former Yugoslavia (Aug-Sept 1995)

Operation PROVIDE COMFORT - Iraq (1991-1996)

Operation ALLIANCE - Former Yugoslavia (1995-1996)

Operation NYLON - Austria (1995-1996)

Operation DECISIVE ENDEAVOR - Former Yugoslavia (1995-1996)

Operation LEGATION - Zaire (Nov-Dec 1996)

Operation ASSURANCE - Rwanda and Zaire (Nov-Dec 1996)

Operation STANDARD - Haiti  (Jun-Sept 1996) *UNSMIH

Operation PREVENTION - Persian Gulf (Feb-Aug 1997)

Operation STABLE - Haiti (1996-1997) *UNSMIH

Operation CONSTABLE - Haiti (Jul-Nov 1997) *UNTMIH

Operation MIRADOR - Former Yugoslavia (Bosnia-Herzegovina) (1997)

Operation VISION - Guatemala (1997) *MINUGUA

Operation ASSISTANCE (1997) - Red River Floor Relief, Alberta

Operation PERSISTENCE - Atlantic Ocean (Sept 1998) *SwissAir Flight 111

Operation CENTRAL - Honduras (Nov-Dec 1998) *DART Deployment

Operation  DETERMINATION - Persian and Arabian Gulf (1998)

Operation PRESERVATION - Kosovo (1998)

Operation DESERT THUNDER I & II - Iraq (1998)

Operation DELIBERATE GUARD - Former Yugoslavia (Bosnia-Herzegovina) (1996-1998)

Operation CONNECTION-I - Kenya (1997-1998)

Operation BISON - Italy (1997-1998)

Operation RECUPERATION - Eastern Canada (1998) *Ice Storm Assistance

Operation PRUDENCE - Central African Republic (1998-1999) *MINURCA

Operation TANGO - Western Sahara (1998-1999)

Operation GUARANTOR - Kosovo (1998-1999)

Operation PANDA - Papua New Guinea - (1998-1999) *Deployment Planned and Cancelled

Operation Haiti 1999 - (Jan-1999)

Operation PYRAMID - British Columbia (1999) *Snow Storm Assistance

Operation KAYAK - Kosovo (Jan-Mar 1999)

Operation MIKADO - Albania and Macedonia (Apr-1999)

Operation CONTACT - Croatia (Jul-Aug 1999)

Operation PARASOL - Kosovo (1999)

Operation ALLIED FORCE - Kosovo (1999) *NATO Air Campaign

Operation TORRENT - Turkey (1999) *DART Deployment after Earthquake

Operation CONNECTION-II - Albania (1999)

Operation CHARITABLE - Caribbean (1999) *Deployment Planned and Cancelled

Operation ABACUS (1999-2000) *Y2K Preparations

Operation RECONFIGURATION (1999-2000) *Y2K Migration from Banyan to Windows

Operation FORUM - Iraq (1991-2000) *UNSCOM

Cambodian Mine Operation Centre (1993-2000)

Operation ECHO - SFOR and KFOR (1998-2000)

Operation QUARTZ- Guatemala (1998-2000)

Operation MEMORIA - France (1998-2000) *Repatriation of the Unknown Soldier

Operation KINETIC - Kosovo and Macedonia (1999-2000)

UNCMAC - South Korea (1953-2000)

Operation MEGAPHONE - Atlantic Ocean (2000)

Operation Mozambique 2000 (Mar-2000)

Operation COMPLIMENT - Haiti (1997-2000) *MIPONUH

Operation TOUCAN - East Timor (1999-2001) *UNTAET

Operation CHAPERON - Croatia (1996-2001) *UNMOP

Operation ARTISAN - Albania (2000-2001)

Operation CONNECTION-III - Kenya (2000-2001)

Operation ECLIPSE - Ethiopia and Erithia (2000-2001) *UNMEE

Operation RECORD - Iraq and Kuwait (1991-2001) *UNIKOM

Operation El Salvador 2001 (Jan-2001)

Operation HUMBLE - Haiti (May 2001)

Operation SUPPORT - Canada (Sept-2001) *Post 9/11 actions

Operation AUGMENTATION - Persian Gulf  (1999-2001)

Operation FORAGE - Macedonia (2001-2002)

Operation AMBER FOX - Macedonia (2001-2002)

Operation IMAGE - Italy, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Kosovo (2001-2002)

Operation EAGLE ASSIST - North America (2001-2002)

Operation QUADRANT - Kosovo (1999-2002)

Operation Belize 2002 - (Feb 2002)

Operation TAY BRIDGE - United Kingdom (Mar-Apr 2002)

Operation GRIZZLY - (2002) *G8 Security

Operation SUDAN - Sudan (Mar-Apr 2003)

Operation IRAQI FREEDOM  - Iraq (Mar-May 2003) *Logistical Support For US Operation IRIS

Operation IRIS - Iraq (Jun-2003)

Operation CARAVAN - Democratic Republic of Congo (2003)

Operation LIANE - Liberia (Sept-Nov 2003) *UNMIL

Operation PEREGRINE - British Columbia (2003) *Forest Fire Assistance

Operation FUSION - Macedonia (Mar-May 2003)

Operation ADDITION - Ethiopia and Erithia (2000-2003) *UNMEE

Operation NORTHERN WATCH - Iraq (1997-2003)

Operation SOLITUDE - West Africa (2003-2004)

Operation DISTINGUISHED GAMES - Greece (2004 Olympics)

Operation GLAUDUS - Greece (2004 Olympics)

Operation PRINCIPAL - Haiti (Feb-Mar 2004)

Operation HALO - Haiti (2004) *MINUSTAH

Operation PALLADIUM - Bosnia-Herzegovina (1995-2004)

Operation SIRIUS - Mediterranean (2004-2005)

Operation STRUCTURE -Sri Lanka (2004-2005) *DART Deployment

Operation HUDSON SENTINEL (Aug-2005)

Operation UNISON - United States (Sep-2005)

Operation PLATEAU - South Asia (2005) *DART Deployment

Operation REPTILE - Sierra Leone (1999-2005) *UNAMSIL

Operation CANOPY - Kashechewan, Ontario (2005)

Operation DANACA - Golan Heights (1974-2006) *UNDOF

Operation LANCASTER (Aug-2006)

Operation LION - Cyprus and Lebanon (2006)

Operation CHABANEL - South Atlantic (Apr-May 2006)

Operation NORWHAL (Apr-2007)

Operation Jamaica 2007 (Aug-2007)

Operation BOREAS - Bosnia-Herzegovina (2004-2007)

Operation IOLAUS - Iraq (2004-2007) *UNAMI

Operation HURRICANE (1982-2007) *Monthly Exercise, to high Arctic (renamed OP NEVUS)

Operation AUGURAL - Sudan (2005-2008) *AMIS

Operation UNIFY (Aug-2008)

Operation HORATIO - Haiti (2008)

Operation ALTAIR - Persian Gulf and Arabian Sea (2004-2008)

Operation TATOU - Trinidad and Tobago (2009)

Operation SEXTANT - Mediterranean Sea (2006-2009)

Operation HESTIA - Haiti (2010)

Operation CADENCE (II) (Jun-2010) *G8 Summit Security

Operation LAMA - Newfoundland (Sep-2010) *Hurricane Assistance

Operation PODIUM (2010 Vancouver Olympics)

Operation BRONZE -Bosnia-Herzegovina (2004-2010)

Operation LUSTRE - Manitoba (May-2011) *Flood Assistance

Operation LYRE (Jul-2011)

Operation FORGE - Ontario (Jul-2011) *Forest Fire Assistance

Operation LOTUS - Quebec (2011) *Lake Champlain and Richelieu River Flood Assistance

Operation SAFARI - Sudan (2004-2011)

Operation JAGUAR - Jamaica (2011)

Operation MOBILE - Libya (2011)

Operation ACTIVE ENDEAVOUR - Mediterranean (2011-2012)

Operation SAIPH - Persian Gulf and Arabian Sea (2009-2012)

Operation SCULPTURE - Sierra Leone (2000-2013)

Operation LENTUS - Alberta (Jun-2013) *Flood Assistance

Operation RENAISSANCE - The Philippines (2013)

Operation IGNITION - Iceland (2011 & 2013)

Operation LENTUS-14 - Kashechewan and Fort Albany, Ontario (May 2014) *Flood Assistance

Operation LENTUS-14-2 - Kashechewan, Ontario (May 2014) *Flood Assistance

Operation LENTUS-14-3 - Attawapiskat, Ontario (May 2014) *Flood Assistance

Operation LENTUS-14-5 - Manatoba (July 2014) *Flood Assistance

Operation SERVAL - Mali (2012-2014)

The War in Afghanistan (2001-2014)
  • Operation APOLLO (2001-2003)
  • Operation ACCIUS (2002-2005) *UNAMA
  • Operation ARCHER (2006)
  • Operation KEEPING GOODWILL (2007) *Also known as Operation KHAR KHOWHAI
  • Operation ARGUS (2005-2008)
  • Operation ATHENA (2003-2011) *ISAF
  • Operation ATTENTION (2011-2014)
Operation OPEN SPIRIT - Latvia (May-2014)

Operation BOXTOP - CFS Alert (1950- Present) *Biannual replenishment Operation

Operation NIJMEGEN - Netherlands (1952-Present) *Annual Memorial March

Operation JADE - UNTSO - Middle East - (1954- Present)

Operation SNOWGOOSE - Cyprus (1964-Present)

Operation PROTEUS - Jerusalem (1960s?)-Present)

Operation PALACI - Rogers Pass, British Colmbia (1965?-Present) *Assistance to Parks Canada

Operation CALUMET - Sinai Peninsula (1981-Present)

Operation QUESTION - Eastern Europe (Former Warsaw Pact Countries) (1992-Present)

Operation VERIFY - Eastern Europe (Former Warsaw Pact Countries) (1992-Present)

Operation REDUCTION - Eastern Europe (Former Warsaw Pact Countries) (1992-Present)

Operation DRIFTNET - Various Locations (1993-Present) *Support to Fisheries and Oceans Canada

Operation OPEN VIEW - Various Locations (1997-Present)

Operation MENTOR - Former Yugoslavia and Region (1997-Present)

Operation VIKING - Denmark (1997-Present)

Operation KOBOLD - Kosovo (1999-Present) *Part of NATO Operation JOINT GUARD

Operation CROCODILE - Democratic Republic of Congo (2000-Present)

Operation FOUNDATION - Bahrain, Qatar, Jordan, and Djibouti (2002-Present)

Operation NOBLE EAGLE (One) - North America (2001-Present)

Operation ACTIVE SKIES - Canada (2002-Present)

Operation HAMLET - Haiti (2004-Present)

Operation GLADUS - Golan Heights (2006-Present)

Operation SATURN - Darfur (2007-Present)* Ongoing but no current Deployments

Operation NUNALIVUT - Arctic (2007-Present) *Annual Sovereignty Operation

Operation NEVUS - High Arctic (2008-Present) *Annual Monthly Operation

Operation SOPRANO - South Sudan (2011-Present)

Operation METRIC - Mediterranean Sea (2012-Present) * Ongoing but no current Deployments

Operation SIRONA - Sierra Leone (2014-Present)

Operation ARTEMIS - Arabian Sea (2014-Present)

Operation REASSURANCE - Eastern Europe (2014-Present)

Operation IMPACT - Iraq (2014-Present)

Operation POSEIDON - Canadian Boarder (Ongoing)*Support to CBSA and RCMP

Operation CANTON - Ontario (Ongoing) *Emergency Support to EMO