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The Regiment trains armoured fighting vehicle crews with an emphasis on reconnaissance skills and tactics.
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The aim of cadets throughout Canada is to teach leadership and citizenship as well as give a basic understanding of the Canadian Armed Forces and Reserves.
Calgary’s local Armoured Regiment.
The King’s Own Calgary Regiment is a reserve armoured unit that is part of 41 Canadian Brigade Group in 3rd Canadian Division. The Regiment trains armoured fighting vehicle crews of part-time professional soldiers. The Regiment includes a Regimental Headquarters; Headquarters Squadron, which includes the Regimental Band; and two armoured reconnaissance squadrons:
‘A’ Squadron and ‘B’ Squadron are based in Calgary at Mewata Armoury. ‘A’ Squadron consists of the qualified armoured soldiers while ‘B’ Squadron currently holds those awaiting training for Basic Military Qualification and/or Armoured Reconnaissance Crewman course (Developmental Period 1/ DP1). King’s Own Calgary are still actively trying to recruit in the Foothills and Cochrane Region.
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