For us Captain types, a yearlong Canadian Joint Operations Command tour is difficult to get and it is even more challenging to get one with the United Nations.
The CAF's mission in Lebanon involves working to help build the capacities of the Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF).
"There is only one thing worse than fighting with allies, and that is fighting without them" - Winston Churchill
The reality of operations in Iraq is that they are, by their very nature, multinational. Each base is composed of small contingents from the nations of the coalition, each dependant on the others for success.
LdSH(RC) is the lead mounting unit for Rotation seven, Operation Impact in the Middle East. Soldiers throughout the Joint Operations Area (JOA) have been helping foster regional stability by building positive rapport with allied coalitions.
Greetings from sunny Ali Al Salem Air Base!
As 1 CMBG once again takes on the task of filling out the Enhanced Forward Presence Battle Group Latvia (eFP BG), Strathcona's are of course tasked with manning the eFP BGs Armoured Reconnaissance Troop.
Members of the Lord Strathcona's Horse (Royal Canadians) made their way to various locations in the Middle East over the months of April and May, some more fortunate than others landing in the warm summer nights of Amman, Jordan.
Operation IMPACT's Canadian Training Assistance Team in Jordan (CTAT-J) has been lucky enough to be staffed with a significant number of soldiers from Lord Strathcona's Horse (Royal Canadians).
The purpose of the Regimental Manual is to record the customs and traditions of the Regiment with a view to providing a source of corporate memory for Strathconas of all generations: serving, retired and future.
The 2021 Edition of the Strathconian is available for online viewing.
The 2021 Edition of the Regimental Society Newsletter is ready for viewing!
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