Master Warrant Officer S Brown
Squadron Sergeant Major Recce Squadron
Officer Scott Brown was born in Carleton Place, Ontario. He joined the
Strathcona’s in October of 1997, after completing basic training in St
Jean and TQ3 at CFB Wainwright.
He started his regimental life as a Coyote driver in 1 Troop, Recce
Squadron, deploying in this position to Kosovo in 1999 on Op KINETIC and
to Afghanistan in 2002. After being employed in various positions
within a Coyote troop he was move to Assault Troop where he spent the
next several years. During this time, he was a member of first Cambrian
Patrol Team to obtain a silver medal in Wales, and completed two
Mountain Man competitions. He was then employed in the Recce Squadron’s
SQMS as a stores man and deployed to Kabul in 2004 for a second tour in
Afghanistan. When he returned he completed his PLQ/ARCC, was promoted
to the rank of Master Corporal, and moved to B Squadron.
MWO Brown was employed as the 23C Tank Commander and served in
Afghanistan for a third time, with the first tank squadron to be
deployed to the country. Following this tour, he completed his Patrol
Commander’s Course in Gagetown, was promoted to the rank of Sergeant,
and returned to rebuild Recce Squadron, as it had been collapsed to
support the Regiment’s requirement to deploy successive the tank
squadrons. He was then posted to the Royal Canadian Armour Corps School
While at the Armour School he was employed as an instructor with
both A and B Squadrons. He was sent to Germany twice as a shadow
instructor while soldiers of the Regiment were trained on the Leopard
2A6M. He was then employed as a Course Warrant Officer, completed his
DP3 Troop Warrant Officer course, and promoted to the rank of Warrant
Officer in 2011.
In the summer of 2011, MWO Brown returned to the Regiment to be
employed as a Troop Warrant Officer in Recce Squadron. Subsequently, he
was employed as Recce Squadron’s Operations Warrant Officer. In
January 2013, he was moved to Headquarters Squadron as the SQMS and
remained in this position for two and an half years with secondary
duties as PMC of the SARCEE Room, and escort to the Guidon.
MWO Brown returned to B Squadron in July 2015 and was honoured to be
appointed it’s Sergeant-Major. He is an avid outdoorsman and crazy for
fishing. He has been married to his wonderful wife Trish Brown since
2006, and has 2 amazing boys Riley and Clay Brown.