Major S.G. Couture
Officer Commanding HQ Squadron
Major Couture enrolled in the Canadian Armed Forces in 2009. After completing armoured training, he was badged as a Strathcona in 2011. He has served at his Regiment as a Tank Troop Leader (1st Troop B Squadron), Training Officer, Battle Captain Recce Squadron, Second in Command Headquarters Squadron, and Regimental Plans Officer.
During his extra-Regimental employment, Major Couture served as the Operations Officer and Adjutant for the British Columbia Regiment (2016-2018) and as a 1 Canadian Mechanized Brigade Group Headquarters Planner (2021-2023).
Major Couture deployed to Kuwait in 2022 as the Current Operations Plans Chief for (US) Operation Inherent Resolve. Domestically, he has deployed to flood mitigation efforts across Western Canada (2013, 2018, 2021).
Major Couture has a BGS from Athabasca University (2020). He lives in Edmonton with his wife Emily and has two children, Augustus and Estelle.