The Royal Regina Rifles

Location

Regina Armoury
1600 Elphinstone Street
Regina, SK  S4T 3N1

Regina Armoury

Regina Armoury

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: Sgt. David Slywka
Phone: 306-347-9301
Email: Recruiter.RRegR@forces.gc.ca

Or contact

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

When We Train

September to June:

  • Tuesday 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:

  • Militarized Commercial Off-The-Shelf (MilCOTS)
  • Medium Support Vehicle System (MSVS)

See a list of Canadian Army weapons and vehicles.

Mission Task

A number of Army Reserve units have been assigned specific Mission Tasks. Members within these units are trained in these specific capabilities and ready to be fully integrated, as a formed entity, into the Regular Force units that they reinforce.

The mission task for our unit is: Direct Fire Support – A platoon of 39 members, which is trained in the employment of various infantry heavy weapon systems to provide tactical direct fire support to a manoeuvring battle group.

Who We Are

The Royal Regina Rifles is a Primary Reserve infantry regiment of the Canadian Armed Forces. As a reserve infantry unit, members are trained in variety of personal and crew-served weapons, as well as offensive and defensive tactics. The regiment’s primary task is to provide Direct Fire Support through the employment of the .50-Cal. Heavy Machine Gun and the C16 Automatic Grenade Launching System.

As Regina’s Regiment since 1905, members of the Royal Regina Rifles or its predecessors have served in World War I, World War II, various UN deployments, Afghanistan, and have recently deployed to Poland in support of OP REASSURANCE.

The Royal Regina Rifles are looking for motivated Canadian citizens that want to make their mark on the next chapter of our Regiment’s history. As a reserve soldier, members can expect to work Tuesday evenings and one weekend per month from September to June. Within their first few years of service, members must be able to attend full-time training in the summer months in order to become a qualified member of the unit. These courses will challenge the candidate both mentally and physically, and upon successful completion, you will have earned a place in The Royal Regina Rifles.

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: Lieutenant-Colonel S.A Grubb, MSM, CD
  • Sergeant Major: Chief Warrant Officer S.P. Zess, CD

Contact Us

The Royal Regina Rifles
Regina Armoury
1600 Elphinstone Street
Regina, SK  S4T 3N1

Phone: 306-347-9301
Email: Recruiter.RRegR@forces.gc.ca

News

Chief Warrant Officer Joel Pedersen is participating in the 2019 Canada Army Run

Army Run is Canada’s run, says Indigenous ambassador

Saskatoon, Saskatchewan — For Chief Warrant Officer Joel Pedersen, Sergeant Major of the 38 Canadian Brigade Group Battle School and the Indigenous Advisor to the Brigade Commander, the Canada Army Run (CAR) half-marathon is nothing new. In fact, CAR 2019 will be his fourth time participating. What is new is the title he will carry at this year’s event: Indigenous Ambassador.
September 19, 2019

Aviator (Basic) Jade Lefebvre stands among an assortment of hockey gear

Deployed to Latvia with hockey gear for cultural exchange events

Shilo, Manitoba — It was a hive of activity on a muggy Monday morning at the Kapyong Barracks on July 9, 2019 as about 130 soldiers began their six-month deployment on Operation REASSURANCE, with hockey gear and fishing rods packed along with their usual soldier gear.
August 27, 2019

A Canadian Army soldier with her young daughter.

Supporting those who serve: Effective soldiers need strong families

Edmonton, Alberta — While members of 1 Canadian Mechanized Brigade Group (1 CMBG) were working their way towards High Readiness, much was going on behind the scenes to ensure the soldiers and their families receive the support they need.
July 26, 2019

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Our History

The Royal Regina Rifles originated in Regina, Saskatchewan on July 3,1905, when a regiment of infantry in the districts of Assiniboia and Saskatchewan was authorized to be formed. It was redesignated the 95th Regiment on April 2, 1907, and it became a rifle regiment on May 1, 1908.
Continue reading: The Royal Regina Rifles History.

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