This site displays examples of historic uniform and kit that were worn by Members of the North West Mounted Police (NWMP),
the Royal North West Mounted Police (RNWMP) and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP).
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Afghanistan:
K
andahar Provincial Reconstruction Team
(above, left) This is a close-up photo of the left shoulder of the desert tan tunic: Canadian CIVPOL Police shoulder flash, with an Infra Red identifier flash (velcro attached to the flap of the side pocket) and the ISAF KPRT flash with English and Arabic script, along with the Canadian and Afghan flags and the NATO star. An ISAF patch was velcro attached to the side pocket.
Desert khaki tunic (above) worn by Members serving with the Canadian contingent in Afghanistan.
Trousers were made of the same material and often a combat vest was worn over top of the uniform for greater protection.
(above, right) A member providing firearms training to the Afghan civilian police recruits. RCMP members provided the bulk of the training to the newly formed Afghan police.
A member (above) provides firearm training
to new recruits of the Afghan civilian police.
RCMP A/Cmr Graham Muir (above, left) speaking with two colleagues on the ground in Khandahar.
The two officers pictured above are seen wearing the CIVPOL tan tunic with their rank indicated by an epaulette rank slider, mid-chest. They are both wearing black berets with the RCMP cap badge affixed. Many members in Kandahar when wearing their beret replaced the cap badge with a collar badge, because of the weight. The berets were soon discarded for more practical ball caps or helmets.
Royal Canadian Mounted Police
Gendarmerie royale du Canada
UNIFORMS & EQUIPMENT
(above, left) An RCMP member serving in Afghanistan, wearing a dark blue tunic and a protective vest and Kevlar helmet. Another RCMP member (right) wearing a green tunic similar to the one worn by Afghan police, and that was likely sourced and supplied in Afghanistan. He is shaking hands with his Afghani police counterpart.
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