Almost 5,000 Ukrainian soldiers trained by Canada so far

Canadian Forces personnel supervise training in Ukraine. DND photo.

The Canadian military’s Joint Task Force-Ukraine has trained more than 4780 Ukrainian soldiers as of the beginning of this month, according to the Canadian Forces. There have been more than 111 course serials that covered various training, including explosive ordnance disposal, small team training, military police training on military service of law and order, flight safety, medical, and logistics systems modernization, the Canadian Forces added.

Canada currently has approximately 200 military personnel deployed to Ukraine, the majority of which are from the 3rd Canadian Division. The Canadian mission to Ukraine will continue until the end of March 2019.

Canadian Army commander Lieutenant-General Paul Wynnyk recently travelled to Ukraine to meet with soldiers at both the engineer training school in Kamyanets-Podilsky, and the Peace Support Training Centre near Lviv.

During the visit, Wynnyk, joined by the Ukraine Land Force Chief of Staff, Lieutenant-General Naev Sergii, also participated in a roundtable meeting with senior Ukrainian Land Forces staff, according to the Canadian Army.

SourceOttawa Citizen.

 

 

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