Warrant Officer W. Churchill
Operations Warrant Officer
Warrant Officer Wallace Churchill enrolled in the CAF in June 2006. Upon completion of his Armoured training, he was posted to Lord Strathcona’s Horse (Royal Canadians) in June 2007.
During his first Regimental tour, Warrant Officer Churchill was employed in various positions and Armoured platforms spanning from driver to crew commander, culminating as a Patrol Commander in C/S 44, Reconnaissance Squadron (Recce Sqn). In 2017, he was posted to 3rd Cdn Div Training Centre (3 CDTC) in Wainwright, AB, where he was employed as an instructor. While at 3 CDTC, he completed both the Close Quarter Combat and Urban Ops Instructor courses. Upon return to the Regiment in 2019, Warrant Officer Churchill was employed as a Leopard crew commander (C/S 21B, B Sqn), before having the opportunity to be a Troop WO for both C/S 21 in B Sqn and C/S 41 in Recce Sqn. He was employed as the SQ in Recce Sqn before assuming his current position as the Regt Ops WO.
Warrant Officer Churchill has deployed on numerous domestic and expeditionary operations to include: Afghanistan TF1-08 and TF1-10 where he was employed as a tank gunner and loader respectively; Op IMPACT in Jordan as the Force Protection Lead and Ops Sgt; and most recently on Op REASSURANCE as the Battle Group Recce Troop Warrant Officer. Warrant Officer Churchill has also deployed on two rotos of Op LENTUS, Manitoba floods in 2011 and British Columbia in 2021.
In his spare time, Warrant Officer Churchill playing golf, hockey and working out. He is happily married to his lovely wife Heather and has one daughter.