Recruiting Event: Okotoks, AB - Saturday, March 3rd & 10th (9:00am to 4:00pm)

The King’s Own Calgary Regiment (KOCR) will host two recruiting events on Saturday, March 3, 2018 and Saturday, March 10, 2018 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Foothills Centennial in Okotoks, Alberta. As part of the KOCR recruiting…

Exercise King's Command 2018

January 13th and 14th 2018, members from The King’s Own Calgary Regiment (KOCR), The South Alberta Light Horse (SALH), and Lord Strathcona’s Horse (Royal Canadians), converged at Mewata Armoury in downtown Calgary to take part in Exercise…

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…

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…