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THE RCD HONOUR ROLL
Regimental Sergeant Major
CWO Mercer, MMM, MSM, CD
LCol S. Graham, MSM, CD
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Kevin P. Atchison (41)
Tim Bennett (53)
Jack Walker (95)
Arthur Burke (92)
William Green (85)
Ex Frozen Dragoon - C Squadron
Posted on March 24, 2015
From the 18th to 27th February, the soldiers of C Squadron deployed to the Gagetown Training Area for Exercise FROZEN DRAGOON. The exercise was designed to incorporate the necessary Individual Battle Task Standards along with the Performance Objectives of Basic Winter Warfare, within a tactical, force on force environment.
Ex Frozen 2015: A Trooper's Perspective
Posted on Feburary 11, 2015
“This brings a literal meaning to Frozen Dragoon” I think to myself as the feeling in my toes slowly recedes. I’ve been sitting in a hole on top of a hill watching and listening for the past hour and I still have another hour to go before I can climb back into my warm sleeping bag, close my eyes and do it all over again in a few hours.
Posted on Feburary 16, 2015
On the 2nd and 3rd of February, D Squadron prepared and ran a series of ranges for the squadron and members of The Regiment. The ranges included the C9 light machine-gun, the M72 Short-Range Anti-Armour Weapon and Carl Gustav 84mm. D Sqn also shot Personal Weapons Test #3 for the C8 Carbine and C7 Rifle.
Drilling wells in Burkina Faso, Africa
Posted on Feburary 19, 2015
At the beginning of January this year I had the opportunity to go to Burkina Faso in West Africa along with six other men from my local church. The goal of the trip was to help provide clean drinking water through the drilling of wells in this arid region.
Combat First Aid
Posted on Feburary 23, 2015
D Squadron hosted to a two day Combat First Aid course from the 4 - 5 February 2015. Under the guidance of Sgt Edwards, Cpl Nayduk and MCpl Zruna from 2 Field Ambulance, candidates were taught the fundamentals of providing first aid in a combat environment.
D Squadron - TOC 1503
Posted on March 1, 2015
On 09 Feb 15, students from the Royal Canadian Dragoons (RCD), 2 Combat Engineer Regiment (2CER) and 2 Royal Canadian Horse artillery (2RCHA) arrived to Y108 for a D Sqn Turret Operator Course (TOC) for 2015 (TOC1503).
EX Fury Road
Posted on March 4, 2015
January 19th 2015, saw the Royal Canadian Dragoons (RCD) deploy 20 soldiers to New Mexico in support of a CSOR out of training area exercise. Specifically, 2 Troop ,B squadron of the RCD headed south for 3 weeks to be partnered with Canadian Special Operation Regiment (CSOR) operators as they performed training focused on mentoring.
Ski and Shoot
Posted on April 17, 2015
On 11 March 2015 The Royal Canadian Dragoons participated in the Ski and Shoot Competition as a part of Ex OLYMPIAN BEAR. This was a Brigade wide event that showcased 2 Canadian Mechanized Brigade Group (2 CMBG) soldiers’ physical prowess in a myriad of sporting events.
Newsletter April 2015