2017 Archives

John and Earle Morris Visit with the Strathcona Curling TeamMonday, April 24, 2017
Curling has often been compared to chess on ice. It is game of strategy and etiquette between two teams where the winner is not necessarily the fastest nor hardest hitting.
Ex STEELE SKADE 2017 OverviewTuesday, March 21, 2017
In late February, Recce Sqn organized and ran a Basic Winter Warfare serial to qualify soldiers in the Regiment. With 51 candidates and another 45 support personnel participating in the training, it constituted a sizeable Regimental effort.
Ex STRONG CONTENDER 2017Wednesday, March 1, 2017
Ex STRONG CONTENDER provides a unique opportunity for the Brigade to come together and foster both competition and teamwork.
Country Music and Horses: Strathcona’s Go Full Cowboy-but with TanksTuesday, February 28, 2017
On February 21st the Regiment hosted Garth Brooks world tour Band and Staff for an opportunity to showcase what our soldiers do every day and what we do it with.
Vimy 100Thursday, April 27, 2017
Vimy Ridge Sunday was a truly remarkable event here in Edmonton. All the more special by your soldiers and horses that were the showpiece at Churchill Square.
SMT Thrills the 110th Royal Manitoba Winter FairThursday, April 27, 2017
On Saturday March 25th, 2017 while most of the Regiment was enjoying the beginning of spring break, the Strathcona Mounted Troop was hard at work grooming and loading 18 of their best horses.
Ex Strong Europe Tank ChallengeFriday, May 26, 2017
After a couple months of usual routine while deployed on Op UNIFIER, 7 May brought a nice change for a couple of soldiers.
One RTU Down, on to the NextWednesday, May 17, 2017
The morning of 4 April 2017, at the International Peace Support Center (IPSC) in Starychi Ukraine, marked the completion of a ten week training cycle for the 1st Battalion of the 28th Mechanized Brigade (1-28th Mech).
Operation UNIFIER Dedicated Service FlightTuesday, May 9, 2017
The first sustainment flight for Op UNIFIER Rotation 3 was due into Lviv Danylo Halytskyi International Airport mid-April.
“Building Morale”Friday, May 5, 2017
As Op UNIFIER Roto 3 hit the ground, we quickly started relieving Roto 2. With smooth handovers and a week to sort ourselves out we were on our way to success.
Something Always Needs Fixin’Friday, May 26, 2017
A day in the life of a RCEME technician is never the same as the day previous, or the day that follows. High work volumes, multiple jobs on the go, various repair requests, and oddball side projects are all common occurrences.