Captain K.D. Tams

Operations Officer


Capt Karl Tams joined the Canadian Armed Forces in January 2009. Upon completion of Armour Officer phase training in Gagetown he was posted to Lord Strathcona’s Horse (Royal Canadians) in 2012. He completed his Troop Leading in A Squadron before being posted to 3rd Canadian Division Support Base as the Military Assistant to the Commander in 2014. In 2015 he completed the Army Operation Course in Kingston before being posted back to his Regiment as the Regimental Training Officer.


In August 2016 he deployed to Poland as part of Op REASSURANCE Roto 6 where he served as the Land Task Force Liaison Officer to the Polish GENERAL COMMAND and to the Canadian Embassy in Warsaw. Upon return, he was employed as Second-in-Command for B Squadron and Second-in-Command for A Squadron during Road to High Readiness before assuming his current position of Regimental Operations Officer.


He is married to Shelley Tams. Together they have three children, Brodie, Sara and Chelsea. He enjoys spending time with his family, wood working, playing guitar and fishing whenever he gets a chance.