84th Independent Field Battery

Unit Identification

84th Independent Field Battery

UBIQUE

"Everywhere"

QUO FAS ET GLORIA DUCUNT

"Whither right and glory lead"

  

Location

82 Parade Street
Yarmouth, NS
B5A 4B3

84th Independent Field Battery

84th Independent Field Battery

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

Name: Sergeant Catherine Hunt
Phone: 902-748-0184
Email: Catherine.hunt2@forces.gc.ca

Or contact

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

When We Train

September to June:

  • Tueday evenings
  • 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
  • one weekend per month in Yarmouth.

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

Trades In Our Unit

Equipment

Weapons:

 Vehicles:

  • Medium Support Vehicle System (MSVS) Gun Tractor variant
  • Militarized Commercial Off-The-Shelf (MilCOTS) Silverado

See a list of Canadian Army  weapons and vehicles.

Who We Are

84th Independent Field Battery, Royal Canadian Artillery (1st Field Regiment) is a Primary Reserve artillery regiment of the Canadian Armed Forces. As an Artillery unit, they train their members to provide indirect fire in the support of Canadian Army operations.

Artillery Soldiers are responsible for surveillance, target acquisition, and indirect fire to engage the enemy. They also work to position, operate and maintain the guns and air defence weapons systems.

Artillery Officers provide indirect fire support, air defence, and surveillance and target acquisition in battle. In addition to field guns and rockets, missile systems and target acquisition systems, they are expected to become experts with a wide variety of technologically complex equipment.

We are citizen soldiers who volunteer to defend Canada through our participation in military training on a full-time and part-time basis.

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

  • Officer Commanding - Lieutenant-Colonel G.D. Gallant, CD
  • Regimental Sergeant Major - Chief Warrant Officer A.J. DeGruchy, CD

Contact Us

84th Independent Field Battery
82 Parade Street
PO Box 340
Yarmouth, NS  B5A 4B3

Phone: 902-742-5015
Email: Catherine.hunt2@forces.gc.ca

News

Honorary Colonel Kathleen LeGrow receives the Commander’s Coin for her service as an Honorary from then-Commander Canadian Army Lieutenant-General Jean-Marc Lanthier during the National Council of Honoraries in Ottawa on July 6, 2019.

Honorary Colonel Kathleen LeGrow retiring after 14 years with 37 Service Battalion

St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador — Honorary Colonel Kathleen LeGrow has been a leader in her civilian life – a life filled with philanthropic work that has been recognized nationally (she was named to the Order of Canada in 2005), provincially (the Order of Newfoundland and Labrador in 2018), and locally (an Honorary Doctorate of Laws from Memorial University in 2014).  
October 1, 2019

Second Lieutenant (Retired) Yueshuang Zhu

Ex-Combat Engineer applies Army skills to Parliament’s Centre Block rehabilitation

Ottawa, Ontario — A former Canadian Army (CA) member says the military experience was ideal preparation for his current work as a project manager on the rehabilitation of Parliament Hill’s Centre Block.
September 3, 2019

The Change of Command scrolls are signed

Lieutenant-Colonel Kathy Haire becomes first woman Commandant of The Royal Regiment of Canadian Artillery School

Gagetown, New Brunswick — There is always great pride and celebration when there is a change of command parade at The Royal Regiment of Canadian Artillery School (RCAS), but on June 21, 2019 when the RCAS’s first woman commandant took command, a new page of history was turned.
July 8, 2019

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