Canadian Army Command and Staff College

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Canadian Army Command and Staff College
Collège de commandement et d'état‑major de l'Armée canadienne  (French)
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College badge
Country Canada
BranchCanadian Army
Part ofCanadian Army Doctrine and Training Centre
HeadquartersFort Frontenac
Motto(s)Latin: Tam Marte quam Minerva Edit this at Wikidata
CommandantR.T. Strickland[1]
Remnants of the old fort with the new Fort Frontenac in background.

The Canadian Army Command and Staff College (CACSC), formerly the Canadian Land Force Command and Staff College, is a school for officers of the Canadian Forces, specializing in staff and army operations courses. It is located at Fort Frontenac, in Kingston, Ontario, Canada.

Courses offered[edit]

CACSC is charged with developing in army officers the ability to perform command and staff functions in war.

The following courses are offered at CACSC:

  • Army Operations Course (AOC)
  • Primary Reserve Army Operations Course (P Res AOC)
  • Military Training and Cooperation Program (MTCP) - North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO)
  • Unit Command Team Course (UCTC)
  • Primary Reserve Command Team Course (P Res UCTC)
  • Information Management Officer (IMO) Course
  • Joint Tactical Targeting Course (JTCC)
  • Collateral Damage Estimation Course (CDEC)

College commandants[edit]

  • Lt Col G.G. Simonds (1941)
  • Maj-Gen H.F.H. Hertzberg, CMG, DSO, MC (1941-1944)
  • Brig D.G. Cunningham, DSO (1944-1945)
  • Brig J.D.B. Smith, CBE, DSO (1945-1946)
  • Maj-Gen J.F.M. Whiteley, CB, CBE, MC (1947-1949)
  • Lt-Gen G.G. Simonds, CB, CBE, DSO, CD (1949-1951)
  • Brig G. Kitching, CBE, DSO, CD (1951-1954)
  • Brig M.P. Bogert, CBE, DSO, CD (1954-1958)
  • Brig R. Rowley, DSO, ED, CD (1958-1962)
  • Brig D.C. Cameron, DSO, ED, CD (1962-1966)
  • Brig B.F. Macdonald, DSO, CD (1966)
  • Brig W.A. Milroy, DSO, CD (1966-1968)
  • BGen W.A. Milroy, DSO, CD (1968-1969)
  • BGen D.S. MacLennan, CD (1969-1971)
  • BGen F.W. Wootton, CD (1971-1974)
  • BGen P.V.B. Grieve, CD (1974-1976)
  • BGen C.L. Kirby, CD (1976-1979)
  • Col P.H.C. Carew, CD (1979-1980)
  • BGen P.H.C. Carew, CD (1980-1982)
  • BGen J.A. Cotter, CD (1982-1984)
  • BGen R.I. Stewart, CD (1984-1987)
  • BGen C. Milner, OMM, CD (1987-1989)
  • MGen C. Milner, OMM, CD (1989)
  • BGen T.F. De Faye, OMM, CD (1989-1991)
  • Col R.S. Billings, CD (1991-1992)
  • BGen R.P. Alden, OMM, CD (1992-1994)
  • Col J.S. Labbe, CD (1994-1996)
  • BGen M.K. Jeffery, OMM, CD (1996-1997)
  • BGen J. Arp, CD (1997-1999)
  • Col M. Lessard, CD (1999-2000)
  • BGen M. Lessard, CD (2000-2001)
  • BGen G.W. Nordick, OMM< MSC, CD (2001-2003)
  • Col J.R. Ferron, CD (2003-2005)
  • Col J.C. Collin, OMM, CD (2005-2007)
  • Col F.A. Lewis, MSM, CD (2007-2009)
  • Col J. Cade, MSM, CD (2009-2011)
  • Col B.W.G. McPherson, CD (2011-2013)
  • Col R.D.K. Walker, MSC, CD (2013-1015)
  • Col G.R. Smith, MSM, CD (2015-2016)
  • LCol J.G.J Trudel, CD (2016)
  • Col D.D. Basinger, CD (2016-2018)
  • Col D.J. Cross, CD (2018-2019)
  • Col R.T. Strickland, CD (2019-)

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Government of Canada, National Defence (28 August 2013). "About Canadian Army Command and Staff College".

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 44°14′00″N 76°28′43″W / 44.23333°N 76.47861°W / 44.23333; -76.47861