The Order of Military Merit was established to provide a worthy means of recognizing conspicuous merit and exceptional service by members of the Canadian Forces both regular and reserve. Appointment to the level of Commander is made for outstanding meritorious service in duties of great responsibility.
The following were awarded the C.M.M:
- LGen (Ret’d) (then MGen) J Arp – 2004
- LGen (then MGen) SA Beare – 2008
- LGen (Ret’d) AB Leslie – 2007
- MGen AJ Howard – 2012