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 regularly hiring and provide excellent career employment opportunities. Please call us for more job information. We would be pleased to review your resume, and have you visit us for a tour of our unit.

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

Private Elias McNab, his mother Denise Machiskinic and his stepfather Eric Machiskinic

Bold Eagle 2018 graduation seen as a ‘family tradition’

Wainwright, Alberta — Three graduates from two generations of the same Indigenous family have nothing but praise for the Canadian Army’s Bold Eagle program, which wrapped up its 29th annual course with a graduation ceremony that showcased  Indigenous cultural performances and military tradition on August 16, 2018.
October 11, 2018

Retired Airborne Gunner Paul Gauci, 92, receives a commemorative Airborne Gunners coin

Retired Airborne Gunner, 92, receives honour from comrades

Shilo, Manitoba — An alumnus of the Royal Regiment of Canadian Artillery (RCA) has been given a special honour by his comrades to mark an eventful 27-year career.
October 10, 2018

Lieutenant Kevin Little instructs an infantry soldier

Infantry members hone mortar skills at Canadian Forces Base Shilo

Shilo, Manitoba — It’s not often you see infantry milling about the gunline at Canadian Forces Base Shilo in Manitoba, but that’s exactly what was going on during a three-week mortar detachment member course run in June 2018 by 1st Regiment, Royal Canadian Horse Artillery (1 RCHA).
September 27, 2018

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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