Commander-in-Chief Unit Commendation

CinC Commendation The Commander-in-Chief (CinC) Unit Commendation may be awarded to any unit or sub-unit of the Canadian Forces (CF), or to any similar organization of a foreign armed force working with or in conjunction with the CF, that has performed an extraordinary deed or activity of a rare high standard in extremely hazardous circumstances.

Many gunners have been part of the following Battle Groups since 2002:

  • 3 PPCLI Battle Group – “For professional and distinguished service in OPERATION APOLLO in Afghanistan in 2002.”
  • 1 PPCLI Battle Group – “For exceptional determination and courage during relentless combat in Afghanistan, from January to August 2006.”
  • 1 RCR Battle Group – “For courageous and professional execution of duty in Afghanistan during August and September 2006 that prevented the capture of Kandahar City by insurgents.”
  • 3 R22eR Battle Group – “For outstanding courage and resolve while battling insurgents in Afghanistan, from July 2007 to February 2008.”
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