Military Personnel Command

What we do

On behalf of the Chief of the Defence Staff, the Military Personnel Command provides functional direction and guidance to the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) on all matters pertaining to the management of military personnel.

Specific tasks

Key tasks of the Military Personnel Command are:

  • to recruit, train and educate, prepare, support, honour and recognize military personnel and their families for service to Canada
  • to develop and implement strategies, policies and programs that foster and maintain the profession of arms as an honourable and desirable career
  • to monitor compliance with CAF personnel management policies and be accountable for the CAF Personnel System
  • to eliminate harmful and inappropriate behaviour in the CAF
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