Canadian Forces Northern Area Headquarters Yellowknife
It is the headquarters for Joint Task Force North, part of Canadian Joint Operations Command responsible for Canadian Forces operations and administration in Northern Canada and the Arctic. It is a small detachment, of approximately 150 personnel, responsible for coordinating military operations across four million square kilometres of land in the Northwest Territories and Nunavut.
CFNA Yellowknife is home to the 1 Canadian Ranger Patrol Group, 440 Transport Squadron, and depending on time of year, many cadet squadrons.
The current base chief is CWO Gerald Blais. Commander is Brigadier-General Gregory Loos and Deputy Commander is Captain(N) Peats.
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