Lord Strathcona lads show their prowess on the waterThursday, July 21, 2011
By Nick Lees, Edmonton Journal Just back from seeing Prince William and Kate off as members of a royal guard, a group of Lord Strathcona Horse Royal Canadians had three days to build a raft.
Royal Departure and Spruce Meadows 2011Thursday, July 21, 2011
On the morning of 7 July 2011, Recce Sqn along with attachments from HQ and A Sqns conducted final kit and uniform checks and loaded the buses for Calgary. After a week of drill practice the day had arrived.
A Spruce Meadows Weekend for the AgesMonday, July 18, 2011
As it always does the Spruce Meadows North American Championship was conducted on the second weekend of July. This year it was from the 7th to the 10th and was one of the most spectacular in its history.
C Sqn Ex DESERT RAM 11Tuesday, June 21, 2011
Ex DESERT RAM 11 was a truly unique opportunity for the members of C Squadron to brush up on their basic soldier skills.
B Sqn Makes a Mark in the MaritimesMonday, July 11, 2011
B squadron was tasked to Gagetown for the CTCC 25 Apr to 23 May 11, the Combat Team Commanders Course. If anybody is wondering if Gagetown changed: No. It still sucks.
DESERT RAM - A SquadronFriday, June 10, 2011
Most soldiers will agree that when it comes to weather in CFB Suffield, nothing is out of the ordinary. This was certainly the case on exercise DESERT RAM.
Roto 11 CHF(A) - RaceFriday, June 10, 2011
It seems like yesterday the door gunners, comprised of soldiers from LdSH(RC) and 2 VP began pre - deployment training and experienced our Close Combat Attack (CCA) course in Cold Lake.
Canada Connects In Washington, D.C. – The Strathcona ExperienceThursday, June 2, 2011
From 23 – 26 May 2011, a small delegation of six Strathcona soldiers deployed to the American capital as part of the Canada Connects Trade Mission, spearheaded by the Alberta Enterprise Group.
Strathconas on Op LUSTRE – A SquadronThursday, June 2, 2011
Members of Lord Strathcona’s Horse (Royal Canadians) made a 14 hour road move in order to take part in Op LUSTRE.
Ex MAPLE GUARDIAN – The Recce Squadron ExperienceTuesday, May 31, 2011
While most would quiver at the idea of going onto exercise after completing another one less than a week before, Recce Squadron was eager to accept the challenge and the opportunity.
“CLOTHE THE TANKER”Tuesday, May 31, 2011
Note: The following article contains the opinions of the authors and should not be construed as the position of the CF, the Canadian Army, or LdSH(RC) on this issue. It is provided in this venue for discussion purposes only.
Appointment of Honorary Lieutenant-Colonel of the Armour SchoolWednesday, May 18, 2011
On the occasion of John Swanton, a World War II Strathcona veteran, celebrating his 90th birthday on 12 March 2011...
Strathconas in ASU WainwrightWednesday, May 18, 2011
Another year has come and gone. With the spring comes the renewed hope of postings for the Strathconas in Area Support Unit (ASU) Wainwright.
“Train the Force”Thursday, April 21, 2011
On 6 Feb 2011, MWO Tony Batty and myself along with 7 other members of the (Observer Controller Trainer) OCT group and based out of CMTC Wainwright deployed to Ft Irwin, California ....
First In, Last Out – Recce Squadron on Ex STEELE SABREWednesday, March 23, 2011
Whereas some may see it as sad to observe a troop of armoured soldiers marching their way through the brush with rucksacks on their backs and grimaces on their faces, we actually enjoyed it.....
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