Glossary - A
(a word which comes to English
from the French armée) can in a general sense refer to any armed force. In
Canadian usage, it generally refers to a land force of the military. In a
more strict usage, Army refers to a military formation, comprising one or
more corps. Canada has only ever raised one army, the First
Canadian Army, which was in existence from 1942 to 1945.
Assistant Adjutant and Quartermaster General (AA & QMG)- a staff
officer, generally at a Division headquarters. He was assistant to the
Colonel AQ, who was the head of "A" (administration) and "Q" (logistic)
staffs. The AA & QMG was usually ranked as a Lieutenant Colonel.