Captain M. Hoffart
Captain Matthew Hoffart was born in Calgary, Alberta. He enrolled in the Canadian Armoured Forces in 2008 under the Regular Officer Training Program and received a Bachelor of Arts in 2012. The next year was spent training as a Reconnaissance and Tank Troop Leader and then posted to Lord Strathcona’s Horse (Royal Canadians) in the summer of 2013.
During his first tour at the Regiment, he spent a year each as a Tank Troop Leader in B Squadron, the Transport Officer in Headquarters Squadron, and as the Assistant Adjutant in the Regimental Headquarters.
Captain Hoffart was posted in 2016 to the Royal Canadian Armoured Corps School in Gagetown, NB where he was employed as an instructor for two years and in 2018 he was then posted to the 5th Canadian Division Training Center as the Operations Officer. Captain Hoffart returned to Edmonton, AB in 2019 to spend a year in the 3rd Canadian Division Headquarters as the G37 Collective Training.
In 2020 Captain Hoffart returned to the Regiment as the Reconnaissance Squadron Battle Captain then, in 2021, became the Second in Command of A Squadron. Most recently, Captain Hoffart has assumed the role of Adjutant.
Captain Hoffart is married to his wife Rayan with whom they have an amazing two year old named Ellie. He enjoys taking his daughter for bike rides, exploring new places with his family, and rock climbing.