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Office of Defense Cooperation - Ottawa

Office of Defense Cooperation - Ottawa

The Security Cooperation and Partnership Division is the Department of Defense point of contact for Foreign Military Sales (FMS) between the United States and Canada. This includes development of Canada's training program in coordination with the Canadian National Defense Foreign Military Out-service Training (FMOST), and United States military departments. In addition, the division coordinates all FMS training purchased by Canada resulting in the issuance of Invitational Travel Orders for Canadian students.

The ODC is also responsible for processing foreign military award concurrences. Information regarding the awarding of U.S. military awards and medals to Canadian Forces personnel should be directed to the Office of Defense Cooperation, Military Award Concurrence at

To reach our offices by phone or email, please visit the ODC contact information page.

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