2nd Regiment, Royal Canadian Horse Artillery

Unit Identification

Royal Canadian Horse Artillery Crest

QUO FAS ET GLORIA DUCUNT

"Whither Right and Glory Lead"

Army reserve

Graphic: Joanna Gajdicar

Join Our Team

Please do not hesitate to call us for more information. We would be pleased to review your resume, and have you visit us for a tour of our unit.

Our Team Recruiter

Phone: 1-800-856-8488
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Trades In Our Unit

Equipment

Benefits of Joining

When you join our unit, you will receive competitive pay for your part time or full time work as well as be eligible for on the job training that could benefit you in civilian life. Also, there are medical, dental and educational benefits available to Army Reservists.

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Who We Are

The 2nd Regiment, Royal Canadian Horse Artillery is an Army Regular force unit based in Petawawa, Ontario.  2 RCHA was formed on 7 August, 1950 as the Artillery Component of the Canadian Army Special Force for United Nations service in Korea. Since then, 2 RCHA has operated and trained across the world and across the spectrum of operations including humanitarian relief in Turkey, Honduras, Haiti, and Pakistan, peacekeeping in Cyprus and Bosnia and war fighting in Korea and Afghanistan.

Command Team

  • Commander: Lieutenant-Colonel J. Geoffrey Hampton, CD
  • Sergeant Major: Chief Warrant Officer Rodney A. Gallant, CD

Contact Us

2nd Regiment, Royal Canadian Horse Artillery
Canadian Forces Base Petawawa
PO Box 9999 Stn Main
Petawawa, ON
K8H 2X3

Phone: 613-687-5511, Ext. 5740

Hours of Operation: Monday–Friday, 8:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.

News

Government invests in modern facilities for Base Petawawa

December 1, 2017 – Petawawa, Ontario – National Defence / Canadian Armed Forces
December 4, 2017

a soldier with razor wire

Bangalores, Belt Buckles, and Brits: 32 Canadian Brigade Group Exercise Culminates in Company Attack

Meaford, Ontario — Approximately 200 soldiers from 32 Canadian Brigade Group, as well as visiting soldiers from the United Kingdom, participated in Exercise STEADFAST WARRIOR 2017 from August 25 to 31, held at the 4th Canadian Division Training Centre Meaford.
November 1, 2017

Lieutenant-Colonel Sarah Heer

Claiming her place: Lieutenant-Colonel Sarah Heer

Ottawa, Ontario —Lieutenant-Colonel Sarah Heer has claimed her place on the vanguard of greater representation of high-ranking women officers in the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) in general and The Royal Regiment of Canadian Artillery (RCA) in particular.
October 23, 2017

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Our History

The official history of 2 RCHA can be found at the Directorate of History and Heritage website.

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