Sir Sam Steele: His importance to Lord Strathcona's Horse (Royal Canadians)Friday, December 11, 2009
Sir Sam Steele is an important figure in our regimental history. He not only built our regiment, but trained them into a competent fighting force that, under his command, earned a place in history for our regiment's participation in the Boer War.
Family Support TroopThursday, December 10, 2009
Once again with the deployment of B Squadron with Task Force Afghanistan in the fall, the Family Support Troop of Canada’s busiest Regiment is heavily involved...
HQ Sqn – Staying FitThursday, December 10, 2009
This month some members of the squadron have been achieving incredible feats of strength, some members have been inspired by these feats of strength, but more often than not most members grumble when morning PT ...
Church with HRH The Prince of WalesThursday, December 3, 2009
Prince Charles and his wife Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, attended the Sunday service at Christ Church Cathedral in Victoria on Saturday November 7th. Seven Strathconas, including Capt Manouchehri, MWO Batty, WO Fox, Sgt C.C. Barker, ....
F Coy on Exercise STEELE FALCONThursday, December 3, 2009
The clear skies and beautiful landscape of Interior British Columbia will seem like a luxury in February, when the soldiers of Foxtrot Company (F Coy) are deployed on Op PODIUM,
15 Days in the Desert - A Brief Note from Officer Commanding B SquadronTuesday, December 1, 2009
B Squadron TF 3-09 continues to successfully achieve all of its assigned tasks and missions, and many more on its own initiative.
Welcome to Tango MaintenanceTuesday, December 1, 2009
It all started for me in February 2009. During an O`group back at 1 PPCLI, The Warrant Officer asked all the vehicle techs who wants a leopard course.
Ghar Notes: 24 November 2009 Tuesday, December 1, 2009
The Sandman of legend puts people to sleep by sprinkling them with his magic sand thereby sending them off to dreamland.
‘Ghar’ Notes - Dec 2009Tuesday, December 1, 2009
“Be vaarwy, vaarwy quite… we’re hunting ….Dogs?” Though that may seem a little out of wack, wild animals do come in all kinds...
Recce Sqn – Ex STEELE WINTERMonday, November 16, 2009
This fall has been a flurry of training activity for the Recce Sqn troops bound for Op PODIUM. Several unseasonably warm fall days were spent in the training area brushing up on dismounted recce...
A Sqn Leopard 2 A6M Conversion Course Serial 1Monday, November 9, 2009
On 19 Sep 09 A Sqn, LdSH(RC) left for Germany to complete a one month training session on the new Leopard 2 A6M main battle tank. There were 40 soldiers, senior NCOs and officers included.
Ghar Notes November 2009Tuesday, November 3, 2009
As always when faced with the challenges of life within the army, we can look back at the solid training that supported our climb through the rank structure of the CF...
DESTINATION FORWARD OPERATING BASEMonday, November 2, 2009
Well, the journey here began many months ago with the training and the never-ending paperwork that comes along with deployment. However, as the departure day came closer, all soldiers involved were ready to go.
Trooper Gallagher’s Adventures in AfghanistanWednesday, October 21, 2009
Hello I am Trooper Tim Gallagher and this is my story thus far:
Headquarters Squadron UpdateMonday, October 26, 2009
With a fast paced September coming to an end, Headquarters Squadron has seen some changes over the past month. On 3 September 2009, we saw the retirement of Cpl Anthony (Tony) Auld,...
Ex UNIFIED SENTINELFriday, October 16, 2009
This past September the members of Task Force VANCOUVER (TFV) gathered in the drill hall of the LTF building to take part in the week long Joint Task Force Games (JTFG) training exercise UNIFIED SENTINEL...
A LATE SUMMER CTCC EXCURSIONMonday, October 26, 2009
Field exercises in CFB Gagetown are often defined by the season in which they fall. Elements of A Squadron, who recently returned from supporting this year’s Combat Team Commander’s Course...
B Squadron’s Back in Town - A Brief Note from Officer Commanding B SquadronMonday, October 5, 2009
B Squadron has taken the reigns once again, and we are now fully operational here in Afghanistan. Arriving here late last month, we were met by a very eager C Squadron focused...
My First Day as a SubbieThursday, October 1, 2009
No words could describe how I felt the day I found out I would be joining Lord Strathcona’s Horse. It took me four years of training and school to finally get to this day...
Road to the Olympics: Phase 1.Thursday, October 1, 2009
Recce Sqn now has momentum and we are moving toward the Olympic Games this winter in Vancouver. September has been a very busy and productive month for the Squadron....
OC’s Update SeptemberThursday, October 1, 2009
September is now in the past and we have started our rotation with B Squadron. In what seems like the “blink of an eye” our tour is quickly coming to a close and we are now down to counting days...
Afghanistan: My Experience VariedFriday, September 25, 2009
Considering the fact that I trained to be a LAV (Light Armoured Vehicle) driver for the SSM of C Sqn, it's hard for me to write an article on being that...
Canadian soldiers running for 2010Tuesday, September 22, 2009
On Wednesday, Sept 9, LCol Derek Macaulay, Commanding Officer of Lord Strathcona’s Horse (Royal Canadians) (LdSH(RC))and Maj Christopher Quinlan, Officer Commanding Foxtrot Company, led over 150 reservists from across western Canada...
Pit Stop on the Road HomeMonday, September 21, 2009
Our bags are packed and we are ready to leave the FOB for good but not for home just yet. A few Leopard C2’s and an ARV are heading out on one last adventure before coming home never to see the FOB again (this tour)....
The Standing Up of Three TroopFriday, September 18, 2009
Well we finally got our Third Troop. It’s not exactly how we thought it was going to happen, but it’s working out quite well. ...
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