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.
Ex STEELE LANCE started on 28 February and lasted until 23 March.
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.
On a great plain bisecting the Tigris River in the heart of what used to be ancient Mesopotamia, there sits a city with a rich history: Baghdad, Iraq
During the months of August, September and October the Strathcona's in Camp Canada, Ali Al Salem Air Base continued to support Operation IMPACT
The purpose of the Regimental Manual is to record the customs and traditions of the Regiment with a view to providing a source of corporate memory for Strathconas of all generations: serving, retired and future.
The 2022 Edition of the Strathconian is available for online viewing.
The April 2023 Edition of the Regimental Society Newsletter is ready for viewing!
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