Captain D.W. Carter-Wright
Captain Darren Carter-Wright enrolled at CFRC Edmonton in 2008 under the Regular Officer Training Program. On commissioning in 2012, he was posted to the Royal Canadian Armoured School at 5 CDSB Gagetown. Upon completion of his Armoured training, he was posted to Lord Strathcona’s Horse (Royal Canadians) in August 2013.
During his first Regimental tour, Capt Carter-Wright was employed as a Tank Troop Leader in B Squadron (Sqn), the Liaison Officer in Reconnaissance Sqn and finally as the Administration Officer in Head Quarters (HQ) Sqn. In 2016, he was posted to 1 Canadian Mechanized Brigade Group HQ where he was employed in various positions in the G3 cell. While at 1 CMBG HQ, he deployed on Op IMPACT as the CBRN TAV lead in Jordan.
Capt Carter-Wright was posted back to the Regiment in 2019 where he was employed as the Battle Captain of A Sqn. While the Regiment was deployed on Op REASSURANCE 20-01, Capt Carter-Wright assumed the position of A/Officer Commanding B Sqn. Following this, he completed the Build Phase as 2iC A Sqn and declared OPRED as part of NATO Contingency Force. In June 2021, he assumed the duties of Adjutant LdSH(RC).
In his spare time, Capt Carter-Wright enjoys correcting the administration of subalterns and ensuring that it follows the correct path of flow. He is happily married to his lovely wife Lauren, and has one daughter, Isabella.