20th Field Artillery Regiment, RCA

Unit Information

Artillery Badge

UBIQUE
Everywhere

QUO FAS ET GLORIA DUCUNT

Whither right and glory lead

Location

Edmonton

Headquarters and 61 Field Battery
Lieutenant-Colonel Philip Debney Armoury
8403 Roper Road
Edmonton, AB
T6E 6T5

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Red Deer

78 Battery Cormack Armoury
4402-55 Street
Red Deer, AB
T4N 2H1

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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: Sergeant Pagnutti
Phone: 780-973-4011, Ext. 2839
Email: Daniel.Pagnutti@forces.gc.ca

Or contact

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

When We Train

Unit Parade Night: Wednesday nights from 7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. and one weekend a month

Who We Are

20th Field Artillery Regiment, Royal Canadian Artillery (RCA) is a Primary Reserve field artillery unit of the Canadian Forces. It is composed of two Field Batteries:

  • 61st Field Battery, RCA - Edmonton, AB
  • 78th Field Battery, RCA - Red Deer, AB

We pride ourselves on the uniqueness and versatility of our unit. There are many opportunities to stream and specialize in the abounding branches within Artillery.

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 Jason Snider
  • Sergeant Major: Chief Warrant Officer Darren Baker, CD

Contact Us

Edmonton

Headquarters and 61 Field Battery
Lieutenant-Colonel Philip Debney Armoury
8403 Roper Road
Edmonton, AB
T6E 6T5

Phone: 780-973-4011, Ext. 2799

Email: Darren.McKernan@force.gc.ca

 

 

Red Deer

78 Battery Cormack Armoury
4402-55 Street
Red Deer, AB
T4N 2H1

News

Firefighters from 5th Canadian Division

Gagetown forest management team reduces fire risks

Oromocto, New Brunswick — Residents of Oromocto, New Brunswick were understandably alarmed when, in the fall of 2017, three separate fires burned over 1,200 hectares of the  Range and Training Area (RTA) at nearby 5th Canadian Division Support Base Gagetown (5 CDSB).
June 1, 2018

hief Tony Alexis and Brigadier-General Trevor Cadieu

Alexis Nakota Sioux Nation hosts Canadian military to celebrate friendship

May 30, 2018 – Ottawa – National Defence/ Canadian Armed Forces
May 31, 2018

Captain Sarbjit Singh (Rene) Juneja, Ukraine headquarters in Starychi

Infantry captain’s roots run through his regiment and back to India

Hamilton, Ontario — Captain Sarbjit Singh (Rene) Juneja’s South Asian heritage means a lot to him. It has also provided him with context and a sense of pride in his role with the Canadian Army Reserve (ARes).
May 28, 2018

Our History

Our members currently stand ready to be employed in both Domestic and Non-Domestic operations on short notice with the Regular Force. 20th Field Artillery Regiment, Royal Canadian Artillery traces its roots back to the 2nd of February, 1920 when it was formed. The Regiment has since seen action in WWII, Korea, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Former Yugoslavia, and Afghanistan. 

The Canadian Artillery and the Garrison Artillery were the designations of the Non-Permanent Active Militia as of  January 1,1914. After the campaigns of World War I, 20th Field Artillery Regiment was officially formed under the newly designated 5th Brigade of the 1st Canadian division the Canadian Artillery on the 2nd of February, 1920. Prior to World War II, the Canadian Artillery and the Garrison Artillery were collectively designated the Royal Canadian Artillery (RCA) on 3 June 1935.

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