Warrant Officer C.W. McDougall
Squadron Sergeant Major D Squadron
Warrant Officer Charles (Chuck) McDougall was born in Halifax, NS and grew up in a military family. On 28 Feb 2002 he was sworn in, F&E packed up and he was sent to St Jean. Upon completion of Basic Training, WO McDougall was posted to Wainwright, AB where he completed Battle School and posted to the Regiment on 18 Sep 2002.
He was qualified C2 tank driver 10 Dec 2002 and was employed as a driver in A Sqn. In 2005 he was posted to B Sqn where he was qualified C2 gunner as well as LEO 2 gunner. After completing the Armoured Recce Crew Commander (ARCC) and the Armoured Recce Patrol Commander (ARPC) course was employed as a Patrol Commander in Recce Sqn from 2009 - 2011. He was posted to B Sqn 2011 and was employed as 22B CC. In 2013 was posted RSS to the British Columbia Dragoons (BCD). During that time was qualified Armoured Troop Warrant, posted back to the Regiment 2015 and employed in A Sqn as 12A. From 2017 – 2019 WO McDougall was employed as the OP’s WO and SQMS in Recce Sqn. He was posted to the language school in 2019 on a yearlong French course. Upon returning to the Regiment was employed as the Regt’l Tpt WO. Currently WO McDougall is employed in D Sqn as the Squadron Sergeant Major.
WO McDougall deployed on both domestic and operational deployments. For domestic operations he deployed to the BC fires in 2003, the floods in Manitoba and OP PODIUM for the 2010 Winter Olympics. WO McDougall deployed operationally to Afghanistan on OP ARCHER Task Force 3-06 as a C2 Tank loader in C/S 22B and Task Force 1-08 as a LEO 2 loader in C/S 2B. He deployed to Ukraine on OP UNIFER in 2017 with 2 PPCLI as the Coy OP’s WO.
WO McDougall married his wife Diana 15 Jun 2019 and have two grown children, Jazmine who lives in Edmonton and Jacob who lives in Port Coquitlam. As well as their Dog Lily who is also known as Diablo Blanc.