20th Independent Field Battery, RCA

Unit Information

20th Independent Field Battery Badge

UBIQUE

Everywhere

QUO FAS ET GLORIA DUCENT

Whither right and glory lead

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 Tony Lapthorn
Phone: 403-317-2370 or 310-ARMY
Email: Tony.Lapthorn@forces.gc.ca

Or contact

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

When We Train

Unit Parade Night: Wednesday nights 7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. from September to May, and one weekend per month.

Trades In Our Unit

Equipment

Weapons:

Vehicles:

  • Medium Support Vehicle System (MSVS)
  • Military Commercial Off-self (MilCOTS)

See a complete list of Weapons and Vehicles.

Who We Are

20th Independent Field Battery, Royal Canadian Artillery, is a Canadian Army Reserve (ARes) unit located in Lethbridge, Alberta. The Battery is one of the two field artillery units in 41 Canadian Brigade Group.

As members of the Reserve Force, soldiers of 20th Independent Field Battery serve part time. Reservists typically serve one or more evenings a week and/or during weekends at locations close to home. Some Reservists may volunteer to be deployed on domestic and international operations, if there are positions available.

The ARes is an integrated part of the Canadian Armed Forces that contributes to the success of military operations at home and abroad.

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 - Major Nicholas Barber, CD
  • Regimental Sergeant-Major - Warrant Officer Andrew Jackson, CD

Contact Us

20th Independent Field Battery RCA
Vimy Ridge Armoury
337 Stubb Ross Road
Lethbridge, Alberta
T1K 7N3

Phone: 403-317-2350

News

Sergeant Sophia Miller of 25 (Toronto) Field Ambulance leads a medic team

Canadian of British-Jamaican origin becomes first military woman in family

Toronto, Ontario — My name is Sophia Louise Miller; I was born on February 29, 1968 to Sylvia Miller (nee Campbell) and Uton Miller.
February 20, 2018

Gunner Brittany Heatherington is an Ontario reservist

Army Reserve offers new Full-time Summer Employment program

Ottawa, Ontario — The Canadian Army Reserve (ARes) is already well-known for giving youth valuable work experience and steady employment, but is going a step further still.
February 12, 2018

Alex Decoteau in police uniform, 1911

From the Olympics to Passchendaele: Alexander Decoteau’s exceptional journey

Passchendaele, Belgium — On November 12, 2017, Canadians will participate in the Alex Decoteau Run, a 5K portion of the 16K Poppies’ Run taking place through the historic battlefield of Passchendaele in Belgium. This event is one of many held in 2017 to commemorate the centenary of the battle.
November 7, 2017

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Our History

The battery was reorganized as a regiment and designated 18th Air Defence Regiment, RCA on November 10, 1992. In 2011 was redesignated 20th Independent Field Battery, RCA.

The 20th Independent Field Battery, RCA originated in Lethbridge, Alberta on February 1, 1908 when the 25th Battery, was authorized to be formed.

Continue reading: The 20th Independent Field Battery, RCA history

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