Captain S.G. Couture
2IC Headquarters Squadron
Captain Couture was raised in Holdfast, SK. He enrolled in the Canadian Armed Forces under the Continuing Education Officers Training Plan in October 2009. After many years of part-time study, he completed his Bachelor of General Studies through Athabasca University in 2020.
Capt Couture was badged a Strathcona Officer in 2011. On his first Regimental tour, he served within RHQ, B Sqn and HQ Sqns. He participated in Op NANOOK and Ex RIMPAC. He was posted RSS to the British Columbia Regiment in 2016, where he was employed as the Adjutant and Operations Officer. He completed the Army Operations Course in 2017. In 2018, he returned to the Regiment as Battle Captain Recce Squadron.
Domestically, he has responded to floods in Alberta on Op LENTUS in 2013 as a Troop Leader, and floods in British Columbia with Op LENTUS 2018 as an armoured recce attachment to 39 CBG’s Domestic Response Company.
He currently lives on an acreage south of Westlock with his wife Emily and three dogs. He enjoys playing and recording music, skeet shooting, associating with Capt McTavish, and powerlifting.