20th Field Artillery Regiment, RCA

Unit Information

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20th Field Artillery Regiment, Royal Canadian Artillery (RCA) is a Primary Reserve field artillery unit of the Canadian Forces. It is composed of two Field Batteries:

  • 61st Field Battery, RCA - Edmonton, AB
  • 78th Field Battery, RCA - Red Deer, AB

We pride ourselves on the uniqueness and versatility of our unit. There are many opportunities to stream and specialize in the abounding branches within Artillery.

Join Our Unit

We train on Wednesday nights from 7 - 10 pm. We are currently filling positions for both non commissioned and officer members. If you are interested or would like additional information please contact our recruiter, Sergeant Pagnutti, at 780-973-4011 ext 2839.

If you are interested in participating in our open house, please contact Bombardier Toor at 780-267-8779.

You can also visit our website at Forces.ca for more information.

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Command Team

  • Commanding Officer: Lieutenant-Colonel Jeff Wilson
  • Sergeant Major: Chief Warrant Officer Darren Baker


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Our History

Our members currently stand ready to be employed in both Domestic and Non-Domestic operations on short notice with the Regular Force. 20th Field Artillery Regiment, Royal Canadian Artillery traces its roots back to the 2nd of February, 1920 when it was formed. The Regiment has since seen action in WWII, Korea, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Former Yugoslavia, and Afghanistan. 

The Canadian Artillery and the Garrison Artillery were the designations of the Non-Permanent Active Militia as of  January 1,1914. After the campaigns of World War I, 20th Field Artillery Regiment was officially formed under the newly designated 5th Brigade of the 1st Canadian division the Canadian Artillery on the 2nd of February, 1920. Prior to World War II, the Canadian Artillery and the Garrison Artillery were collectively designated the Royal Canadian Artillery (RCA) on 3 June 1935.

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Contact Us

  • Headquarters and 61 Field Battery
    Lieutenant-Colonel Philip Debney Armoury
    8403 Roper Road
    Edmonton, AB
    T6E 6T5
  • 78 Battery Cormack Armoury
    4402-55 Street
    Red Deer, AB
    T4N 2H1
  • Phone: 780-973-4011 ext 2723
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