The Rocky Mountain Rangers

Unit Identification

The Rocky Mountain Rangers Badge

KLOSHE NANITCH
Keep a good lookout

Locations

JR Vicars Armoury
1221 McGill Road
Kamloops, BC  V2C 6B8
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Meadows Armoury
687 Dornbierer Cres
Prince George,  BC  V2M 5Y5

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: 250-572-0975
Email: recruiting.rmrang@forces.gc.ca

Or contact

Phone: 1-800-856-8488
Contact 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)
  • Various civilian pattern light trucks

 See a list of Canadian Army weapons and vehicles

Who We Are

The Rocky Mountain Rangers (RM Rang) is a Primary Reserve Unit within 39 Canadian Brigade Group (39 CBG). The Unit trains in both Kamloops and Prince George, BC and recruits from the local area. Our primary task is to recruit and train reserve infantry soldiers to augment Canada’s military during Local, National and International deployments.

The Rocky Mountain Rangers is always looking for intelligent and motivated individuals with an interest in dynamic and challenging military training. Successful applicants can expect to work up to one evening per week and one weekend per month. Summer months offer full-time employment and training. 

New recruits will be expected to complete trades training within 3 years and normally includes one summer training period. Once trained to a basic level, employment expands to include specialty and leadership courses, Canadian and International deployment opportunities and various tasks that support training and ceremonial events all over Canada.

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 A. Vecchio
  • Regimental Sergeant Major: Chief Warrant Officer G.R. Colgan

Contact Us

The Rocky Mountain Rangers
P.O. Box 3250
Kamloops, BC  V2C 6B8

Phone: 250-851-4896

Kamloops

JR Vicars Armoury
1221 McGill Road
Kamloops, BC  V2C 6B8

Prince George

Meadows Armoury
687 Dornbierer Cres
Prince George,  BC  V2M 5Y5

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Our History

This Reserve Force regiment originated in Nelson, British Columbia on April 1, 1908, when the 102nd Regiment was authorized to be formed.

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