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3 CDSG Garrison Wainwright, commonly referred to as CFB Wainwright, is located in Denwood, Alberta, adjacent to the town of Wainwright, Alberta. Denwood is part of the Municiple District of Wainwright.
The Town of Wainwright is a strong and vibrant community located in East Central Alberta at the intersection of Buffalo Trail-Highway 41 and Poundmaker Trail-Highway 14, near the beautiful Battle River Valley. The Town of Wainwright has a great website for all information on the area, as well as an active Facebook Page.
You may be surprised to know that Garrison Wainwright is one of the busiest Army bases in Canada! It is home to the Canadian Manoeuvre Training Centre(CMTC), the 3rd
Canadian Division Training Centre (3 CDTC), and approximately 12 lodger units. It is boasted as the preferred training ground for the Army’s field force units in Western Canada.
The base is located just 210 kilometres east of Edmonton
(only approx. 2 hours away if you are craving big city attractions) and 110 kilometres southwest of Lloydminster
(a family-friendly city with a vibrant downtown and great parks!)