3rd Battalion, The Royal Canadian Regiment

Badge and Motto

The Royal Canadian Regiment crest

PRO PATRIA

"For Country"

Commander

Lieutenant-Colonel R.W. McBride, MSM CD

Sergeant Major

3rd Battalion, The Royal Canadian Regiment Sergeant Major

Chief Warrant Officer K. Olstad, MMM CD

Contact

3rd Battalion, The Royal Canadian Regiment
Foulkes Barracks
PO Box 9999 Stn Main
Petawawa ON  K8H 2X3

Hours of Operation

Monday–Friday, 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

3 RCR on assault boats approaching the beach.

Cpl Brett White-Finkle, Garrison Imaging

3rd Battalion, The Royal Canadian Regiment prepare themselves for a direct entry insertion by assault boats onto Kiska Beach during the change of command parade on the 6th of june, 2013.

Who We Are

3rd Battalion, The Royal Canadian Regiment is a regular force light infantry battalion, part of the 4th Canadian Division's 2 Canadian Mechanized Brigade Group.

History

The Royal Canadian Regiment was formed as The Infantry School Corps on 21 December 1883. Since that date, the Regiment has been involved in nearly every conflict and operation which has seen the deployment of Canadian Forces units or personnel.

Find out more about this regiment’s history http://www.cmp-cpm.forces.gc.ca/dhh-dhp/his/ol-lo/vol-tom-3/par2/RCR-eng.asp