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Monday, May 25, 2009

On the Monday after spring break, role call was taken. Everyone had made it back from their journeys, to head out once again to CFB Suffield for Ex DESERT RAM.

Friday, May 22, 2009

With over a month since the last update and article, 1st Troop has been busy completing numerous tasks both inside and outside of the FOB (Forward Operating Base) and contributing to the overall security and stability of the area. ...

Friday, May 22, 2009

I have been asked to talk a little bit about some of our experiences here in Afghanistan so far. I would like to tell you a little bit about the landscape and environment around our Base.

Wednesday, May 20, 2009

What better place to celebrate the 65th EME day than Maintenance Troop, FOB Ma’Sum Ghar in Afghanistan!

Wednesday, May 20, 2009

Depuis notre arrivée il y a 1 mois, 1 mois et demi pour certain d’entre nous, la température a beaucoup changé. À notre arrivée nous étions à la fin du printemps avec des températures encore confortables.

Monday, May 11, 2009

With A Squadron fighting in Afghanistan and C Squadron en route to take their place, this year’s Moreuil Wood event served as a prominent reminder that the Regiment continues to persevere.

Monday, May 11, 2009

Over the last two days the CLS, LGen Leslie, and his entourage consisting of ....

Friday, May 1, 2009

It seems like it has taken us ages to get to this point, in the squadron. We have finally gotten our boots on Afghan soil and immediately started doing what we’ve trained for. So far it has been relatively quiet...

Friday, April 24, 2009

Greetings from Afghanistan. Well there is a statement that I have been looking forward to stating for nearly a year. Finally after some well deserved leave and farewells to our families, we are down to the task at hand....

Friday, April 24, 2009

It was a surprising arrival to the desert when we first stepped off the plane to find it pouring rain and only about five degrees;

Tuesday, April 21, 2009
  1.  Airplane meals suck… 8 in one flight really suck.
Tuesday, April 7, 2009

It’s the end of March, the time of the year that all Strathcona’s commemorate the Battle of Moreuil Wood.

Monday, April 6, 2009

As the weeks rolled by, Recce Squadron found a way to get all of the fighting vehicles up and running at full force. The young Troopers and Corporals spent long days prepping these machines for some hard miles that they were to endure...

Wednesday, March 25, 2009

B Squadron is again on The Road to War. We left the driveway on 16 March 2009 commencing Exercise STEELE BAYONET.

Tuesday, March 17, 2009

As released on enews earlier, the Regiment was saddened to learn of the passing of LCol Ian MacDonald Grant, DSO, CD.

Monday, March 16, 2009

On Friday March 6th 2009, C Squadron had the pleasure of hosting three persons from the Edmonton Journal.

Friday, March 13, 2009

With the bulk of the Sqn on leave, there was some crew level training planned. The first topic for the week began with a turret refresher in the gunnery simulators, while the drivers received some more detailed cross training on how to operate....

Thursday, March 12, 2009

The day started off sunny and clear. The CO’s driver MCpl McDougal and Cpl Dugdale awaited the arrival of the CO, Lieutenant Colonel Macaulay and the RSM, Chief Warrant Officer Ramsay...

Tuesday, March 10, 2009

For the month of February 2009, Squadron Headquarters and 3rd Troop of B Squadron were given the opportunity to train on the Leopard 2A6M in Munster, Germany.

Monday, March 9, 2009

On March 4th all of the officers were called on to do PT with the CO. Initially, when word came down that we were doing PT with the CO; I’m sure most of us thought we would be going out on a nice “leisurely stroll” around base. We were later....

Monday, March 9, 2009

With the upcoming departure of TF 1-09, Land Forces Western Area wanted to ensure that they were sent off correctly. A farewell parade was held last Thursday, the 5th of March....

Monday, March 9, 2009

The final push; this is where we are.

We recently conducted the Farewell Parade for all soldiers deploying with TF 1-09 from Edmonton in a lavish ceremony conducted at the Edmonton Garrison....

Wednesday, March 4, 2009

Well, as C Sqn is in the final throws of Theatre Mission Specific Training (TMST), one could say that the tempo is rather hectic. The main thrust is in the Squadron Orderly Room (SOR), as Cpl Roberta Malashevsky has been....

Friday, February 27, 2009

As the seatbelt lights came on and the plane crested over the last of the Costal Ranges, some lucky members of Recce Squadron looked out the windows to see green fields. Winter on the West Coast is certainly not as harsh as Edmonton....

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