The Royal Canadian Dragoons

Badge and Motto

The Royal Canadian Dragoons Crest

Audax et Celer

"Bold and Swift"

Commander

The Royal Canadian Dragoons Commander

Lieutenant-Colonel Andrew Atherton, CD

Sergeant Major

The Royal Canadian Dragoons Sergeant Major

Chief Warrant Officer Shawn Mercer, MMM, MSM, CD

Contact

The Royal Canadian Dragoons
Worthington Barracks
CFB Petawawa
PO Box 9999, Station Main
Petawawa, ON  K8H 2X3

Phone:

General Inquires: (613) 687-5511 ext 5632
Administrative: (613) 687-5511 ext 5649

Fax: (613) 588-2599

Hours of Operation:

Monday–Friday: 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

Royal Canadian Dragoons C Squadron Bringing the Thunder!

Cpl Kevin Langille

Who We Are

The Royal Canadian Dragoons is the most senior cavalry regiment in Canada, having been formed on December 21, 1883. The regiment currently serves as a regular force armoured unit in the 4th Canadian Division's 2 Canadian Mechanized Brigade Group based at CFB Petawawa, ON.

History

The Royal Canadian Dragoons originated in Quebec City, Quebec on 21 December 1883, when the 'Cavalry School Corps' was authorized to be formed. It was redesignated the 'Canadian Dragoons' on 14 May 1892.

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