Spruce Meadows - The Most International PlaceWednesday, October 3, 2012
When I first came to Mounted Troop, I had never ridden a horse before, yet alone heard of a place called “Spruce Meadows”.
The Troop Heads East - RCMP And Red River ExhibitionWednesday, October 3, 2012
Being in the Army comes with some basic unavoidable truths. Waking up while most sane people are still happily in bed is one such truth,
Transport Troop in Ex STEELE SABRE 12Thursday, October 11, 2012
On the 4th of September 2012, soldiers of Lord Strathcona’s Horse (Royal Canadians) set out on a month-long training exercise at CFB Wainwright.
B Squadron - Ex STEELE SABRE 2012Tuesday, October 16, 2012
On 6 September, B Squadron deployed to CFB Wainwright for Exercise STEELE SABRE 2012, setting in motion a very busy fall with the Squadron starting in earnest down the path to High Readiness training with 2nd Battalion Royal 22e Regiment Battle Group.
Veterans Night and Remembrance DayMonday, November 19, 2012
On the evening of 9 Nov 12, the Strathcona’s Pipes and Drums were honoured to be invited to perform for the 6th Annual Veterans night at the Edmonton Garrison Warrant Officer’s and Sergeant’s Mess.
Ex Mountain Man 2012Thursday, September 6, 2012
Coming off one of the most successful years in Regimental history, the Team OPI and Team Training IC, Sgt Felix Charette, discussed the lone goal: to top the podium!
Na Zdrowie! Strathconas in PolandThursday, September 6, 2012
During the time period 18 to 22 August 2012, a delegation of seven Strathconas visited our partnered formation in Poland, 10 Brygada Kawalerii Pancernej (10th Armoured Cavalry Brigade).
Canada Day Parade in Sherwood ParkMonday, July 30, 2012
After a long hiatus, the Strathcona Pipes and Drums were on display in public for the Sherwood Park Canada Day Parade. The day started out promising with just a light rain, which quickly turned into a deluge.
Canadian Death Race 2012Thursday, August 16, 2012
Since the inauguration of the Canadian Death Race, elite racers have come to the Canadian Rockies to cheat Death in one of the world's toughest adventure races.
Strathcona’s at the Ralston RodeoTuesday, August 21, 2012
On the weekend of August 10, 2012, Lt Tim McHugh, MCpl Eric Estabrooks, and Cpl Andrew Elms brought a Leopard 2 A4M to CFB Suffield for the Ralston Rodeo.
Strathcona Family Day, August 2012Thursday, September 6, 2012
On a typical bright and sunny Alberta summer Saturday, August 11th, the Regiment held its annual Strathcona Family Day.
Strathconas Take to the Hills on Ex STEELE ROCKYMonday, November 19, 2012
The Strathconas couldn’t have picked a more amazing place to conduct adventure training then in the vast mountainous shield that is in our back yard!
Colonel Commandant VisitTuesday, July 10, 2012
On Tuesday, the Strathcona’s were privileged to host Brigadier General Dean on his first official visit as the Colonel Commandant of the Royal Canadian Armour Corps, having just been appointed in May.
AS WE WENT EAST, NOW WE GO WESTWednesday, April 24, 2013
On the morning of July 27 2012, the Strathcona Mounted Troop (SMT) departed the stables at CFB Edmonton for our longest road trip of the year.
2012 A Ride Course OdysseyThursday, July 12, 2012
I never thought I'd see the day when I would be riding a horse.
CP Rail Remembers.Wednesday, April 24, 2013
On November 10th, 2012 Cpl Ayrton Balfour and I departed for Calgary to participate in CP Rail’s Remembrance Day ceremonies.
JP Brunel in Moreuil WoodThursday, January 17, 2013
On November 11th 2012 while most Strathconas marked Remembrance Day in snowy Edmonton remembering far off places, a friend of the Regiment, M. Jean-Paul Brunel was in one of those exact places doing us the great honour of remembering the Strathcona’s.
B Squadron and the Never Ending Quick Attack: Friday, June 22, 2012
On April 13th 2012, B Squadron deployed to CFB Wainwright for two and half months of aggressive field training. During this deployment, the Squadron completed a Leopard C2 Gun Camp, participated on Ex KAPYONG STEELE, a joint 2 PPCLI and LdSH(RC)....
SMT 2012 Ride ScheduleTuesday, June 19, 2012
SMT 2012 Ride Schedule
Op STEELE SPURS: Strathconas in TexasTuesday, January 29, 2013
After nearly a month of training, we were ready to depart for our one week trip to Fort Hood, Texas, to participate on a SPUR RIDE with Longknife Squadron, of the 3rd Cavalry Regiment.
Change of Command 2012Friday, July 13, 2012
The 14th of June 2012 marked another historic moment in the Regiment with the 52nd Commanding Officer assuming command of the Lord Strathcona’s Horse (Royal Canadians).
CDS Visit and Tank ShootTuesday, November 20, 2012
On a windy 17th of October 2012, the Regimental Gunnery Warrant Officer, and a crew from A Sqn arrived in Wx to meet the outgoing CDS, Gen Natynczyk, and to give him an opportunity to fire a few rounds from one of the new Leopard 2 Main Battle Tanks.
Strathcona Taekwondo Fighters Victorious in CF NationalMonday, November 26, 2012
Over Remembrance Day weekend, four Strathconas, as members of the CFB Edmonton Taekwondo Team, participated in the 2012 Canadian Forces Taekwondo National in Toronto.
Ex MAPLE RESOLVE and EX REFLEXE RAPIDE: B Squadron Always ReadyMonday, December 10, 2012
On 10 October 2012 B Squadron returned to snowy, snowy Wainwright to take part in Ex MAPLE RESOLVE and Ex REFLEX RAPIDE, validation exercises for B Squadron’s Road to High Readiness
Strathcona's Recce Squadron Represents the Regiment for the Second Year in a Row at Spruce Meadows Wednesday, August 15, 2012
In a rare event, the honour of being called the Prince of Wales Squadron was awarded to the Strathcona’s Recce Squadron for the second year in a row.
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