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Please join us to celebrate the Regimental Birthday on Sunday, 21 December at 1230hrs in the Cent Room, Bldg F-104.  A light lunch will be available, as well as birthday cake and families are welcome.  Dress is relaxed.
C Squadron - CBRN Training Day
Posted on November 23, 2014

As combat arms soldiers, our job is to perform our duty without hesitation or fault. In order to do this, we focus on training in our particular trade each and every day. However, one skill set that is vital in modern warfare is being able to operate in a CBRN (Chemical, Biological, Radiation, Nuclear) environment.
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114th Leliefontein Celebrations
Posted on November 18, 2014

During the week of 3-8 November 2014, The Royal Canadian Dragoons celebrated the 114th anniversary of the Battle of Leliefontein.  On 7 November 1900, during the Boer War, Sgt Holland, Lts Turner and Cockburn acted valiantly and courageously in preventing the capture of the canons from the Boers.  They were each awarded the Victoria Cross for their actions, and 114 years later we still remember the grit and fortitude displayed that day.

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Cav Cup 2014
Posted on November 17, 2014

The Royal Canadian Dragoons’ (RCD) second annual Cavalry Cup (Cav Cup) Competition was held the week of 14-19 August 2014 in Garrison Petawawa. The Regiment conducted a dismounted Troop level competition to confirm the soldiering and tactical skills of its fighting troops; during the week, each Squadron (Sqn) rotated through the 48-hour competition that was designed to push Dragoons to their mental and physical limits while fostering esprit-de-corps.

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Osons Challenge
Posted onNovember 17, 2014

This year marked the revival of the Osons Challenge for all of 2 Canadian Mechanized Brigade Group (2 CMBG) Junior Officers, including those of The Royal Canadian Dragoons. The challenge itself was established to focus on warrior spirit and military skills and the junior officers of the Brigade carried on this proud heritage.

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