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BGen Atkinson (ret'd)
Colonel of The Regiment
Mr. David Batten
Master Corporal Mélissa (Mel) Paquet passed away peacefully at home on 16 May 2018, with loved ones at her side. Mel was a courageous Special Forces Operator who inspired those who served beside her. Prior to joining CSOR she served as an Armoured soldier with the Royal Canadian Dragoons.
The funeral service will be held on 23 May 2018 at Artillery Park, 272 Arras Road, Garrison Petawawa. Funeral is open to all who wish to attend. Please be seated by 0930. Following the funeral, her family will be at the Normandy Officers' Mess for those who wish to share their condolences or memories of Mel.
Internment will follow at 1500 at the Beechwood National Military Cemetary.
Flowers may be sent to Neville Funeral Home. Donations may be made in Mel's name to the Ottawa Regional Cancer Foundation.
POC: Capt S.A. Cyr, CSOR PAO
Exercise Maple Resolve 2017
Posted August 8, 2017
With the completion of Ex Tomahawk Fury, B Squadron set their sights on the 2 weeks of Ex Maple Resolve that loomed ahead. With the important lessons learned taken into account, the Squadron went about preparations.
The RCD Liberation of Leeuwarden Tune
Posted August 2, 2017
Mr. Eric Evenhuis, a resident of Utah, recently discovered a connection between his mother and The Royal Canadian Dragoons, and he reached out to us through our website - a fascinating story unfolded!
Kid's Christmas Party 2016
Posted January 18, 2017
On Sunday December 11th 2016 The Royal Canadian Dragoons hosted our annual Children’s Christmas Party. This year’s festivities were organized by B SQN, and held at the south side community center at Garrison Petawawa.
C Sqn - Ex COMMON GROUND II
Posted January 11, 2017
After a brief pause from the dynamic Leopard 2 live fire ranges conducted in late October, C Squadron RCD stood poised to take part in Ex Common Ground II conducted in Gagetown, NB, from 5-27 November as part of the 5CMBG Battlegroup.
D Squadron: Fall Training 2017
Posted October 23, 2017
With Regimental Individual Battle Task Standard (IBTS) training complete and soldier’s freshly qualified off of their Primary Combat Function (PCF) courses, D Squadron kicked off Fall collective training with Exercise SABOT DOGS from 26-30 September 2017.
Leopard 2 Crew Commander & Gunner PCF course/C Sqn: Gallery
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