|B Squadron and the Never Ending Quick Attack: Friday, June 22, 2012 |
On April 13th 2012, B Squadron deployed to CFB Wainwright for two and half months of aggressive field training. During this deployment, the Squadron completed a Leopard C2 Gun Camp, participated on Ex KAPYONG STEELE, a joint 2 PPCLI and LdSH(RC)....
|JP Brunel in Moreuil WoodThursday, January 17, 2013 |
On November 11th 2012 while most Strathconas marked Remembrance Day in snowy Edmonton remembering far off places, a friend of the Regiment, M. Jean-Paul Brunel was in one of those exact places doing us the great honour of remembering the Strathcona’s.
|CP Rail Remembers.Wednesday, April 24, 2013|
On November 10th, 2012 Cpl Ayrton Balfour and I departed for Calgary to participate in CP Rail’s Remembrance Day ceremonies.
|AS WE WENT EAST, NOW WE GO WESTWednesday, April 24, 2013|
On the morning of July 27 2012, the Strathcona Mounted Troop (SMT) departed the stables at CFB Edmonton for our longest road trip of the year.
|Op STEELE SPURS: Strathconas in TexasTuesday, January 29, 2013|
After nearly a month of training, we were ready to depart for our one week trip to Fort Hood, Texas, to participate on a SPUR RIDE with Longknife Squadron, of the 3rd Cavalry Regiment.
|CDS Visit and Tank ShootTuesday, November 20, 2012|
On a windy 17th of October 2012, the Regimental Gunnery Warrant Officer, and a crew from A Sqn arrived in Wx to meet the outgoing CDS, Gen Natynczyk, and to give him an opportunity to fire a few rounds from one of the new Leopard 2 Main Battle Tanks.
|Change of Command 2012Friday, July 13, 2012 |
The 14th of June 2012 marked another historic moment in the Regiment with the 52nd Commanding Officer assuming command of the Lord Strathcona’s Horse (Royal Canadians).
|Colonel Commandant VisitTuesday, July 10, 2012|
On Tuesday, the Strathcona’s were privileged to host Brigadier General Dean on his first official visit as the Colonel Commandant of the Royal Canadian Armour Corps, having just been appointed in May.
|Veterans Night and Remembrance DayMonday, November 19, 2012 |
On the evening of 9 Nov 12, the Strathcona’s Pipes and Drums were honoured to be invited to perform for the 6th Annual Veterans night at the Edmonton Garrison Warrant Officer’s and Sergeant’s Mess.
|B Squadron - Ex STEELE SABRE 2012Tuesday, October 16, 2012|
On 6 September, B Squadron deployed to CFB Wainwright for Exercise STEELE SABRE 2012, setting in motion a very busy fall with the Squadron starting in earnest down the path to High Readiness training with 2nd Battalion Royal 22e Regiment Battle Group.
|Transport Troop in Ex STEELE SABRE 12Thursday, October 11, 2012 |
On the 4th of September 2012, soldiers of Lord Strathcona’s Horse (Royal Canadians) set out on a month-long training exercise at CFB Wainwright.
|Ex Mountain Man 2012Thursday, September 6, 2012|
Coming off one of the most successful years in Regimental history, the Team OPI and Team Training IC, Sgt Felix Charette, discussed the lone goal: to top the podium!
|Na Zdrowie! Strathconas in PolandThursday, September 6, 2012|
During the time period 18 to 22 August 2012, a delegation of seven Strathconas visited our partnered formation in Poland, 10 Brygada Kawalerii Pancernej (10th Armoured Cavalry Brigade).
|Strathcona Family Day, August 2012Thursday, September 6, 2012|
On a typical bright and sunny Alberta summer Saturday, August 11th, the Regiment held its annual Strathcona Family Day.
|Strathcona’s at the Ralston RodeoTuesday, August 21, 2012 |
On the weekend of August 10, 2012, Lt Tim McHugh, MCpl Eric Estabrooks, and Cpl Andrew Elms brought a Leopard 2 A4M to CFB Suffield for the Ralston Rodeo.
|Canadian Death Race 2012Thursday, August 16, 2012|
Since the inauguration of the Canadian Death Race, elite racers have come to the Canadian Rockies to cheat Death in one of the world's toughest adventure races.
|Canada Day Parade in Sherwood ParkMonday, July 30, 2012|
After a long hiatus, the Strathcona Pipes and Drums were on display in public for the Sherwood Park Canada Day Parade. The day started out promising with just a light rain, which quickly turned into a deluge.