20th Field Artillery Regiment, RCA

Unit Information

Artillery Badge

UBIQUE
Everywhere

QUO FAS ET GLORIA DUCUNT

Whither right and glory lead

Location

Headquarters and 61 Field Battery
Lieutenant-Colonel Philip Debney Armoury
8403 Roper Road
Edmonton, AB  T6E 6T5

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78 Battery Cormack Armoury
4402-55 Street
Red Deer, AB  T4N 2H1

Army reserve

Graphic: Joanna Gajdicar

Join Our Team

Looking for full-time or part-time work? We are hiring and provide excellent career opportunities. Please do not hesitate to call or email our recruiter who will be pleased to answer any questions you may have and provide direction on how to apply to our Regiment.

Our Team Recruiter

Edmonton
Phone: 780-973-4011, Ext. 2839
Email: 41CBG.Recruiting.Edm@forces.gc.ca

Red Deer

Email: 41CBG.Recruiting.RD@forces.gc.ca

Or contact

Phone: 1-800-856-8488
Find a recruiting centre near you.

When We Train

September to June:

  • Wednesday evenings
  • 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
  • one weekend per month.

Full-time summer employment is available from May to August.

Who We Are

20th Field Artillery Regiment, Royal Canadian Artillery (RCA) is a Primary Reserve field artillery unit of the Canadian Forces. It is composed of two Field Batteries:

  • 61st Field Battery, RCA - Edmonton, AB
  • 78th Field Battery, RCA - Red Deer, AB

We pride ourselves on the uniqueness and versatility of our unit. There are many opportunities to stream and specialize in the abounding branches within Artillery.

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.

Here are all the details:

Command Team

  • Commanding Officer: Lieutenant-Colonel Jason Snider
  • Sergeant Major: Chief Warrant Officer Darren Baker, CD

Contact Us

Headquarters and 61 Field Battery
Lieutenant-Colonel Philip Debney Armoury
8403 Roper Road
Edmonton, AB  T6E 6T5

Phone: 780-973-4011, Ext. 2799

Email: Darren.McKernan@force.gc.ca

 

78 Battery Cormack Armoury
4402-55 Street
Red Deer, AB  T4N 2H1

News

Canadian Army Reservist Sergeant Amelia Chia

Reservist joins Op IMPACT with ‘a strong sense of duty’

Surrey, British Columbia — Canadian Army Reservist Sergeant Amelia Chia recently bid farewell to the fifth-graders she teaches in her civilian career.
December 20, 2019

Master Corporal Chris Behnke

Reservist Medical Tech says teamwork saved lives in Iraq

Al Qari, Iraq — A Canadian Army Reservist serving on Operation IMPACT (Op IMPACT) in Iraq says timely medical interventions that recently saved the lives of one American and two Iraqi troops demonstrate the professionalism of the multinational team he is part of.
December 11, 2019

Chief Warrant Officer Joel Pedersen is participating in the 2019 Canada Army Run

Army Run is Canada’s run, says Indigenous ambassador

Saskatoon, Saskatchewan — For Chief Warrant Officer Joel Pedersen, Sergeant Major of the 38 Canadian Brigade Group Battle School and the Indigenous Advisor to the Brigade Commander, the Canada Army Run (CAR) half-marathon is nothing new. In fact, CAR 2019 will be his fourth time participating. What is new is the title he will carry at this year’s event: Indigenous Ambassador.
September 19, 2019

Our History

Our members currently stand ready to be employed in both Domestic and Non-Domestic operations on short notice with the Regular Force. 20th Field Artillery Regiment, Royal Canadian Artillery traces its roots back to the 2nd of February, 1920 when it was formed. The Regiment has since seen action in WWII, Korea, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Former Yugoslavia, and Afghanistan. 

The Canadian Artillery and the Garrison Artillery were the designations of the Non-Permanent Active Militia as of  January 1,1914. After the campaigns of World War I, 20th Field Artillery Regiment was officially formed under the newly designated 5th Brigade of the 1st Canadian division the Canadian Artillery on the 2nd of February, 1920. Prior to World War II, the Canadian Artillery and the Garrison Artillery were collectively designated the Royal Canadian Artillery (RCA) on 3 June 1935.

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