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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…

Ex Winter Scout 2017

Across the snowy tipped peaks of Mclean Creek’s highlands, lies a densely wooded landscape with crisp snow sheets carpeting the forest floor and valleys that criss-cross sinuously through the monolithic hills at the cusp of the Canadian…

Exercise Virtual Scout 2017

The Tactical Armoured Patrol Vehicle’s (TAPV) engine roared in the headset of its driver. The TAPV is a new type of 20 ton armoured car that just entered service in the Canadian Army. The TAPV is crewed by three soldiers: driver, gunner, and…

Exercise ROAMING SCOUT 2016

Exercise ROAMING SCOUT 2016 was the first field training exercise for the King’s Own Calgary Regiment for the 2016 year. The exercise took place in the Wainwright Training Area from October 14-16, 2016 and was conducted by A Squadron consisting…
King's Own Calgary Regiment - Recruiting Drive

Recruiting Drive in Southern Alberta

The King’s Own Calgary Regiment Launches Recruiting Drive in Southern Alberta December 5, 2016 – Calgary – National Defence / Canadian Armed Forces 41 Canadian Brigade Group (41 CBG) is preparing to hire over 200 new part-time soldiers…
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Exercise Gunner Scout 2016

On November 18th to 20th, 2016, the King’s Own Calgary Regiment participated in a joint C6 Machine Gun Camp with the South Alberta Light Horse, at CFB Suffield, Alberta. This exercise provided soldiers of the regiment the rare opportunity…
King's Own Calgary Regiment - Worthington Challenge

Worthington Challenge 2016

The King’s Own Calgary Regiment at Worthington Challenge 2016 Worthington Challenge is an international armoured crew skills competition that runs each year at CFB Gagetown, New Brunswick. The competition challenges soldiers on their skills…
The regimental guidon is presented to the King's Own Calgary Regiment's new Commanding Officer Lt.-Col Chris Hunt.

New CO Takes Over

With The Flair Only a Mounted Unit Can Provide There’s a new boss in the driver seat of the King’s Own Calgary Regiment, and he’s eager to expand the regiment like never before. Lt.--Col. Christopher Hunt was promoted on parade at the…