BMQ & BMQ-L Summer 2017

Between the dates of July 4th 2017 and August 25th 2017 the KOCR ran a Basic Military Qualification (BMQ) course and a Basic Military Qualification Land (BMQ-L) course out of Mewata Armouries in Calgary, AB. The course was staffed with instructors…

Canadian Army Reserve Open House

News Release From National Defence September 28, 2017 – Ottawa – National Defence / Canadian Armed Forces On Saturday, September 30, all Canadian Army (CA) Reserve Armouries across Canada will host an Open House with interactive…

OP LENTUS 17-04

On 30 Aug 17, the first of two platoons from 41 Canadian Brigade Group departed Edmonton for Camp Riske Creek as part of the CF’s Operation LENTUS 17-04. Their mission was to support the government of British Columbia in fighting the rampant…
Dieppe 75, King's Own, KOCR, tank, armour, RCAC
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Dieppe 75 - The 75th Anniversary of the Dieppe Raid, Operation JUBILEE

2017 marks the 75th Anniversary of the Dieppe Raid, also known as Operation JUBILEE. The battle is of particular importance to the King’s Own Calgary Regiment because it was the first engagement for Canadian tanks in battle and it was the…

Exercise King's Trooper I & II

Exercise King’s Trooper I was the first of two field training exercises being conducted in support of the weekend DP1 Armoured Recce crewman course, currently being run in house by the King’s Own. Between the 5th and 7th of May, the Regiment…

Armoured Recce Patrols sharpen skills at EX Western Crewman

The Armoured Reconnaissance Patrol is the fundamental building block of an Armoured Reconnaissance Squadron. Led by Patrol Commanders, two-vehicle patrols are responsible for the nimble completion of a myriad of tasks that cover the full spectrum…
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Sikh Vaisakhi Festival - 13 May 17

The King’s Own Calgary Regiment was proud to attend the annual Vaisakhi Festival at the Dashmesh Cultural Centre this past Saturday, May 13th 2017. The festival, a celebration of the solar year and spring harvest, is held annually in recognition…
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KOCR Foothills Training Detachment Opens

On Wednesday, May 10, 2017, the King’s Own Calgary Regiment (KOCR) celebrated the opening of the KOCR Foothills Training Detachment.  Located in the 187th Foothills Air Cadets training facility, at the High River Regional Airport, the KOCR…

Calgary’s Armoured Regiment hits the slopes of Lake Louise to recruit new Army Reservists!

On March 25th 2017 B Squadron of the Kings Own Calgary Regiment had the pleasure of holding a recruiting event at the Whisky Jack Lodge in the Lake Louise Ski Resort. Ski conditions were excellent and hundreds of skiers were on the slopes enjoying…