20th Independent Field Battery, RCA

Unit Information

20th Independent Field Battery Badge

UBIQUE

Everywhere

QUO FAS ET GLORIA DUCUNT

Whither right and glory lead

Location

Vimy Ridge Armoury
337 Stubb Ross Road
Lethbridge, Alberta  T1K 7N3

Army reserve

Graphic: Joanna Gajdicar

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


Phone: 403-317-2370 or 310-ARMY
Email: 41CBG.Recruiting.Leth@forces.gc.ca

Or contact

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

When We Train

September to May:

  • Wednesday 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:

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

See a list of Canadian Army 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

Relatives of the late Major Vern Taskey joined members of Edmonton’s 1 Service Battalion

1 Service Battalion salutes Army aviators

Edmonton, Alberta — A historic uniform on display at the headquarters of a Canadian Army logistics unit is a reminder of a time now past, when Army members could earn wings.
April 17, 2020

Chuck LaRocque and Gunner Kyle Timm

Ninety seconds, $50,000: Artillery Museum wins medals at auction

Shilo, Manitoba —It wasn’t Christmas, but Royal Canadian Artillery (RCA) Museum director, Andrew Oakden, received a special gift: medals once worn by legendary artillery officer Major-General Tom Strange.
February 21, 2020

Lighting of the Qulliq

A Hometown Hero’s welcome in Ottawa

Ottawa, Ontario —Inuk Elder, Qapik Attagutsiak, was recognized as a Parks Canada Hometown Hero at the Canadian Museum of History.  The Elder was commemorated for collecting bones in the Canadian Arctic during the Second World War.  The bones were then sent to southern Canada to make ammunition, fertilizer and aircraft glue to support Canada’s war efforts. 
February 4, 2020

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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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