20th Independent Field Battery, RCA

Unit Information

20th Independent Field Battery Badge

UBIQUE

Everywhere

QUO FAS ET GLORIA DUCUNT

Whither right and glory lead

Location

Vimy Ridge Armoury
337 Stubb Ross Road
Lethbridge, Alberta  T1K 7N3

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


Phone: 403-317-2370 or 310-ARMY
Email: 41CBG.Recruiting.Leth@forces.gc.ca

Or contact

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

When We Train

September to May:

  • 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.

Trades In Our Unit

Equipment

Weapons:

Vehicles:

  • Medium Support Vehicle System (MSVS)
  • Military Commercial Off-self (MilCOTS)

See a complete list of Weapons and Vehicles.

Who We Are

20th Independent Field Battery, Royal Canadian Artillery, is a Canadian Army Reserve (ARes) unit located in Lethbridge, Alberta. The Battery is one of the two field artillery units in 41 Canadian Brigade Group.

As members of the Reserve Force, soldiers of 20th Independent Field Battery serve part time. Reservists typically serve one or more evenings a week and/or during weekends at locations close to home. Some Reservists may volunteer to be deployed on domestic and international operations, if there are positions available.

The ARes is an integrated part of the Canadian Armed Forces that contributes to the success of military operations at home and abroad.

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 - Major Nicholas Barber, CD
  • Regimental Sergeant-Major - Warrant Officer Andrew Jackson, CD

Contact Us

20th Independent Field Battery RCA
Vimy Ridge Armoury
337 Stubb Ross Road
Lethbridge, Alberta T1K 7N3

Phone: 403-317-2350

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

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Our History

The battery was reorganized as a regiment and designated 18th Air Defence Regiment, RCA on November 10, 1992. In 2011 was redesignated 20th Independent Field Battery, RCA.

The 20th Independent Field Battery, RCA originated in Lethbridge, Alberta on February 1, 1908 when the 25th Battery, was authorized to be formed.

Continue reading: The 20th Independent Field Battery, RCA history

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