26th Field Artillery Regiment, RCA

Unit Identification

Artillery Badge

QUO FAS ET GLORIA DUCUNT
Whither right & 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: Master Bombardier Shastan Beaumont-Smith
Phone: 204-728-2559, Ext. 243
Email: shastan.beaumont-smith@forces.gc.ca

Or contact

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

When We Train

We generally parade every second weekend throughout the training year between September and June of each year.

Brandon - select Tuesday evenings between 7:00 pm  - 10:00 pm.
Portage-La-Prairie - select Thursday evenings between 7:00 pm  - 10:00 pm.

 

 

Who We Are

The 26th Field Artillery Regiment, RCA unit is part of 38 Canadian Brigade Group, which is part of the Canadian Forces Primary Reserve. The Regiment currently draws people from Brandon and Portage la Prairie area.

Since Spring 2005, 10th Field Artillery Regiment, RCA, 26th Field Artillery Regiment, RCA and 116th Independent Field Battery, RCA have been grouped together as 38 Canadian Brigade Group's Artillery Tactical Group.

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 Shawn K. Fortin, CD
  • Regimental Sergeant-Major - Master Warrant Officer Todd Appel, CD

Contact Us

Brandon

26th Field Artillery Regiment, RCA
1116 Victoria Ave
Brandon, MB
R7A 1B2

Phone: 204-728-2559

Portage la Prairie

Portage la Prairie Armoury
143-2nd St Northeast
Portage la Prairie, MB
R1N 1S1

Phone: 204-857-7745

News

Collective training during Exercise FROZEN GUNNER

Teamwork: Regular and Reserve Force artillery units train together

Shilo, Manitoba — I have been on several gun exercises throughout my career, but this was the first time I was going to see the “big guns” in action.
June 4, 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

A Coyote Armored Patrol Vehicle

Battle Group Training, Wainwright style: Exercise MAPLE RESOLVE 2018

Wainwright, Alberta — Approximately 5,500 military personnel participated in Exercise MAPLE RESOLVE 2018 (Ex MR 18), which focused on validating three Level 6 headquarters from 5 Canadian Mechanized Brigade Group (5 CMBG) from 13 to 24 May at Canadian Forces Base Wainwright, Alberta. This annual force-on-force collective training event is designed and delivered by the Canadian Manoeuvre Training Centre (CMTC).
May 25, 2018

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Our History

This Reserve Force regiment originated in Brandon, Manitoba on April 1, 1908, when the 99th Regiment was authorized to be formed. It was redesignated: 99th Manitoba Rangers on May 1,1911; and The Manitoba Rangers on 12 March 1920. 

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