CFS St. John's


St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador NL 

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Canadian Forces Station St. John's (CFS St. John's) is a Canadian Forces Station located in St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador.CFS St. John’s is located on north shore of Quidi Vidi Lake on part of the former site of Pepperrell Air Force Base, as well as a small adjunct area on St. John's Harbour. The station supports Royal Canadian Navy activities as well as local reserve units; CFS St. John's has 15 lodger units and supports 450 full-time military and civilian personnel. It also indirectly supports 1,500 reservists in Newfoundland and Labrador, as well as 5,000 cadets.In its primary role, CFS St. John’s supports naval vessels of Maritime Forces Atlantic which patrol waters off Newfoundland and Labrador. The station also supports as many as 30 visiting NATO naval vessels each year.It also provides direct support to HMCS Avalon, a sea cadet facility, as well as the local detachment of the Canadian Forces Naval Engineering School, the Royal Newfoundland Regiment, 37 Combat Engineer Regiment, 37 Service Battalion, Air Reserve Flight Torbay and the Naval Reserve Division HMCS Cabot.On 21 June 2014, the new Surgeon Lieutenant-Commander W. Anthony Paddon Building was opened which will house those personnel attached to the station, replacing 17 older buildings. The new building is located in the Pleasantville area. The initial land purchase took place in 2007, when the Department of National Defence bought 6.4 acres of land. Initially the cost of the new building was forecasted as $101 million, however after seven years, the actual cost came out to $156 million.

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