2014 Archives

STRATHCONA MOUNTED TROOP’S 2014 SCHEDULEMonday, June 2, 2014
Strathcona Mounted Troop's 2014 Schedule. Accurate as of 18 June 2014.
Prince Harry and Padre Green in ItalyWednesday, May 28, 2014
Though it wasn’t the first time the Regiment has had a brush with royalty, a spring day in Monte Cassino brought another such honour to Lord Strathcona’s Horse (Royal Canadians).
Recce Squadron Supports Exercise WAR FIGHTERTuesday, May 20, 2014
It was the standard frosty Canadian morning on April 1st when members representing all major units from 1 Canadian Mechanized Brigade Group (1CMBG) met to board a mighty CC-150 Polaris aircraft destined for the great state of North Carolina.
Recce Squadron Leads the Way: Tuesday, May 20, 2014
On 22 Apr 14, blessed with warm spring weather, Recce Squadron departed for Metiskow, AB in order to be Contemporary Operational Environment Force (COEFOR) in support of Ex PHALANX RAM
National Day of HonourWednesday, May 14, 2014
The 9th of May 2014 was designated as the inaugural National Day of Honour to commemorate the end of the Canadian commitment to the International Security Assistance Force in Afghanistan.
Strathcona’s on the Garrison Curling Team take Gold!Friday, May 9, 2014
After winning Gold on Exercise STRONG CONTENDER 14 and the positive win ratio during intersection regular season play, the LdSH(RC) Curling ‘A Team’ had high expectations and were favourites heading into Base Playdowns March 4-6.
Cadet Concentration 2014Friday, May 9, 2014
On Friday, 11 April 2014, 88 Army Cadets and staff from 1292 Calgary, 2716 Mayerthorpe, and 3070 Evansburg Cadet Corps departed their home units for a weekend adventure at the Harvey Building.
The Hard Truth and the Hard GroundThursday, May 1, 2014
Joining the Canadian Armed Forces and choosing to be an Armoured Crewman has been one of the best decisions I have made in my life. My choice to go Armoured was simple; I wanted to drive a tank.
5th St Albert’s Beavers and Cubs Visit the RegimentThursday, April 10, 2014
On 28 January, the Regiment hosted some special guests. The children and parents of the 5th St Albert’s Beavers and Cubs were invited to come and see our cool “toys” and learn about what we do.
Patrolling the NorthThursday, April 10, 2014
Packed with every piece of winter kit they had, five soldiers from the Regiment made the trek to Yellowknife to patrol with the Canadian Rangers.
B Squadron Winter Gun CampMonday, April 7, 2014
From 28 February - 7 March 2014, B Squadron deployed approximately 50 soldiers to support the 24 students on the spring gun camp held in Wainwright, AB.
Exercise COLD STEELE 2014 Monday, April 7, 2014
On 17 March 2014, Recce Squadron was greeted by oddly warm Alberta weather, as they launched out the door for COLD LAKE to participate in Exercise COLD STEELE 14.
B Squadron on Exercise COLD STEELEThursday, March 27, 2014
Through the dates of March 17th through 21st, Prince of Wales (B) Squadron deployed to Hinton, Alberta, for “Adventure Training” otherwise known as Ex COLD STEELE.
A Sqn on Exercise COLD STEELEThursday, March 27, 2014
Day 1: On March 10th, 2014, soldiers of A Sqn deployed on Exercise COLD STEELE to historic Gregg’s Cabin near Hinton, Alberta.
Cpl Jamie Steeves Comradeship Award 2013Friday, February 21, 2014
The Corporal Jamie Steeves Comradeship Award was envisioned by the staff of the Royal Canadian Armoured Corps School (RCACS) to honour the memory of an outstanding soldier, comrade and fellow Strathcona who tragically passed away on 31 May 2012.
Ex STEELE CASCADE: Canadians in ChileTuesday, February 18, 2014
On Wednesday, 11 December, 2013, sixteen Strathconas from A and B Squadrons departed a snowy Edmonton for the summer warmth of Iquique, Chile, for Ex STEELE CASCADE.
EX STRONG CONTENDER 2014Friday, February 7, 2014
This year, Strathconas participated in another exciting and challenging week of sports, known as Exercise STRONG CONTENDER.
“Longknife” Squadron exchange with Recce SquadronTuesday, January 28, 2014
Having participated in a reciprocal unit exchange (RUE) with 4th Squadron “Longknife” of the 3rd US Cavalry Regiment last year, members of Recce Squadron again had the privilege of travelling to Fort Hood, Texas, for another outstanding training opportuni
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