CEFCOMCanadian Expeditionary Forces Command (Ottawa, Ontario, Canada)
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Op KEEPSAKE has grown from an initial CEFCOM HQ in-house plan to recover the gifts and tributes sent into theatre to a recovery operation involving two operational commands and a Canadian Forces Directorate that are now tasked with recovering a diverse cross-section of mementos, artifacts and memorials.
For example, to staff CEFCOM and Canada COM we took people out off the office of the assistant deputy minister of materiel] (ADM (Mat)), we took people out of the headquarters down in Kingston, we took people out of the DCDS, we took people around the organization here at National Defence Headquarters and put them into those two organizations to give them a focal point that we never had before.
That's all they do, and then you have these other commands such as CEFCOM and Canada Command, which then use those same resources--and in some cases competing for those same resources.
Gauthier, the head of the Canadian Expeditionary Force Command (CEFCOM), to discuss the key issues facing one of Canada's newest commands.
Esprit de Corps: We've been covering transformation in a big way in our magazine and one of the key parts is CEFCOM. Could you please describe what it is you are responsible for as the commander of CEFCOM ...
Through centralized coordination of these forces for international missions, CF planners are hoping that CEFCOM can ultimately improve the military's ability to act quickly in dealing with incidents abroad.
In conjunction with and separate from Canada Command and CEFCOM, the Canadian Special Operations Forces Command comprises the elements of the CF that tend to work in the shadows.
We provide a capability to either CEFCOM or CanadaCOM.
We are like Canada Command and CEFCOM (Canadian Expeditionary Force Command), we can be a force-employer, particularly for small, sensitive-type operations, but in the main I generate special operations task forces and essentially allocate them either to Canada Command for domestic tasks or to the commander of CEFCOM for international tasks.
When I've given a taskforce to either Canada Command or CEFCOM, I essentially devote a part of my staff to actually work for Canada Command and CEFCOM to help them force-employ the special operations task force they have.
David Barr: Well CANSOFCOM--Canadian Special Operations Forces Command--was created as a result of essentially General Hillier's vision for the Canadian Forces and on the first of February 2006 it was created along with Canada Command, CEFCOM and CANSOCOM.
The IED threat is virtually impossible to completely eliminate, as the components to manufacture these devices are readily available through the open market, according to a briefing note provided by CEFCOM spokesperson Capt.