2023 Website Articles
On 29 May 23, D Sqn LdSH(RC), along with members of A sqn, answered the provincial request for aid. A Company of soldiers was dispatched to the Fox Creek Fires to relieve in place 1 CER and link up with incoming Australian Fire fighters.
With the Russian invasion of Ukraine having been underway for over a year, members of LdSH(RC) have been chomping at the bit, hoping for some way to apply their experience gained from years of preparing to fight.
In 1956, the Canadian Army recognized that not maintaining formation reconnaissance elements in the Regular Force was a major deficiency in its force structure. Consequently, the Regular Force regiments of the day were allotted a fourth subunit.
After a three-year hiatus, members from Lord Strathcona's Horse (Royal Canadians) had the chance to escape Edmonton's frigid February landscape and return to Texas for Ex STEELE BEASTS (SB) '23.
Exercise STEELE LANCE 23 was a busy and dynamic few weeks of tank squadron action and sustainment, providing the new subalterns of the regiment the perfect opportunity for some hands-on learning.
Exercise Steele Lance saw B Squadron deploy to Wainwright Alberta to complete a multitude of training objectives. Starting with the Leopard 2 gunnery/drivers Primary Combat Function (PCF) courses, completing squadron level 1 and 2 live fire ranges...
The 2023 Primary Combat Function (PCF) and level 2 Gun Camp provided a fast paced and exciting introduction to the life of a Strathcona tanker to B Squadron's relatively new crew members.
In November 2022, I arrived in Lebanon as the Deputy Commanding Officer/Operations Officer for Canadian Training and Assistance Team -- Lebanon (CTAT-L).
Members of D Squadron deployed in Latvia were honoured and humbled to share one of the Regiment's greatest Battle Honour with all soldiers within the TF LVA AO.
These are some lessons I learned while working as the Chief of Plans in the Combined Joint Operations Centre on Operation Inherent Resolve.
When we joined Combat Support Company 1 Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry (PPCLI), they had no idea the changes the Cavalry were going to inflict on their lives.
In November 2022, 1 Combat Engineer Regiment took over from the Strathcona's as the Lead Mounting Unit for Op IMPACT, Canada's Training Mission in the Middle East.