32 Service Battalion

Unit Identification

32 Service Battalion Crest

SUPERBE MILITARE

"Serving Proudly"

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

Name: Major Wade Sett
Phone: 416-633-6200, Ext. 5801
Email: Wade.Sett@forces.gc.ca

Or contact

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

When We Train

Unit Parade Night: Thursday Evenings (September to June) from 7:30 pm to 10:30 pm
Unit Administration Night:  Tuesday Evenings (by appointment) from 7:30 pm to 10:30 pm 

Trades In Our Unit

Equipment

Vehicles:

  • Heavy Logistics Vehicle Wheel Wrecker
  • Heavy Logistics Vehicle Wheel FAR
  • Military Commercial Off-self (MilCOTS)
  • Mobile Kitchen Trailer
  • Medium Support Vehicle System (MSVS)
  • Light Support Vehicle Wheel (LSVW) Mobile Repair Team Variant

Weapons:

See a complete list of Weapons and Vehicles

Who we are

32 Service Battalion is a reserve Canadian Army Combat Service Support (CSS) unit that provides logistics and maintenance support services, primarily to the units of 32 Canadian Brigade Group, as well as other elements of the Canadian Armed Forces.  This support includes food services, transportation, supply, administration, vehicle and weapons repair.  Compromised of different trades, branches and corps, the unit conducts training in garrison and in the field during selected weekends and evenings to prepare for domestic and international tasks, such as responses to local natural disasters, and overseas deployments.  Members have served in Germany, Cyprus, Bosnia, Afghanistan, Kuwait and Ukraine.  The Battalion consists of a Headquarters element, 135 Logistics Company and Maintenance Company.  Members acquire and maintain proficiency both in fieldcraft and their specific support trades in order to accomplish their mission.  Based in Toronto with roots dating back to 1901, the Battalion received its Crest, featuring the landmark Casa Loma in March of 1984.

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

  • Commander: Lieutenant-Colonel David DeVries, CD
  • Regimental Sergeant Major: Chief Warrant Officer Normand Richard, CD

Contact Us

32 Service Battalion
The LCol George Taylor Denison III Armoury
1 Yukon Lane
Toronto, Ontario
M3K 0A1

Telephone: Orderly Room - 416-633-6200, Ext. 2995
Email: 32cbgrecruiting@forces.gc.ca

News

32 Service Battalion members

Canadian Army Reserve trucking trainees go international

Toronto, Ontario — A new milestone has been reached in an initiative to train Canadian Army (CA) Reservists in long-distance trucking: a United States border crossing.
April 3, 2018

Ceremonial Guard Transfer of Command Authority to Governor General’s Foot Guards

March 27, 2018 – Ottawa – National Defence / Canadian Armed Forces
March 26, 2018

Government invests in modern facilities for Base Petawawa

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

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Our History

From 1901 to 1939, various Army Reserve units existed to provide service support, they consisted of 4 Company Canadian Army Service Corps (CASC) in Montreal, 5 Company Canadian Army Service Corps (CASC) in Ottawa, 6 Company Canadian Army Service Corps (CASC) in Sherbrooke, and in the Toronto region, 1 Detachment Royal Canadian Ordnance Corps, 2 Divisional Train Canadian Army Service Corps, 3 Detachment Canadian Postal Corps, 2 Detachment Canadian Military Provost Corps District 2, and 7 Detachment Canadian Military Provost Corps District 7.

From 1939 to 1944, these Reserve units were relocated and amalgamated under 1 Corps into 1 and 2 Infantry Division, Royal Canadian Army Service Corps (RCASC). This included 1st Corps Troops Sub-Park RCOC, under 1 Division, 4 Infantry Brigade included 4 Transportation Company, 4 Infantry Brigade Workshop, 5 Infantry Brigade included 5 Transportation Company, and 6 Infantry Brigade included 6 Transportation Company. Under 2 Division, 5 Infantry Brigade included 5 Infantry Brigade Workshop, 25 Transport Company, 2 Division Ordnance Field Park, 2 Provost Company Canadian Provost Corps (C Pro C), 7 Provost Company C Pro C and 2 Intelligence Training Company.

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