20th Independent Field Battery, RCA

Unit Information

20th Independent Field Battery Badge




Whither right and glory lead

Army reserve

Graphic: Joanna Gajdicar

Join Our Team

Please do not hesitate to call us for more information. We would be pleased to review your resume, and have you visit us for a tour of our unit.

Our Team Recruiter

Name: Sergeant Tony Lapthorn
Phone: 403-317-2370 or 310-ARMY
Email: Tony.Lapthorn@forces.gc.ca

Or contact

Phone: 1-800-856-8488
Find a recruiting centre near you.

When We Train

Unit Parade Night: Wednesday nights 7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. from September to May, and one weekend per month.

Trades In Our Unit




  • Medium Support Vehicle System (MSVS)
  • Military Commercial Off-self (MilCOTS)

See a complete list of Weapons and Vehicles.

Who We Are

20th Independent Field Battery, Royal Canadian Artillery, is a Canadian Army Reserve (ARes) unit located in Lethbridge, Alberta. The Battery is one of the two field artillery units in 41 Canadian Brigade Group.

As members of the Reserve Force, soldiers of 20th Independent Field Battery serve part time. Reservists typically serve one or more evenings a week and/or during weekends at locations close to home. Some Reservists may volunteer to be deployed on domestic and international operations, if there are positions available.

The ARes is an integrated part of the Canadian Armed Forces that contributes to the success of military operations at home and abroad.

Benefits of Joining

When you join our unit, you will receive competitive pay for your part time or full time work as well as be eligible for on the job training that could benefit you in civilian life. Also, there are medical, dental and educational benefits available to Army Reservists.

Here are all the details:

Command Team

  • Commanding Officer - Major Nicholas Barber, CD
  • Regimental Sergeant-Major - Warrant Officer Andrew Jackson, CD

Contact Us

20th Independent Field Battery RCA
Vimy Ridge Armoury
337 Stubb Ross Road
Lethbridge, Alberta
T1K 7N3

Phone: 403-317-2350


Corporal (Retired) Hyacinth Telfer

She listened to her ‘Madda,’ enjoyed 20 years in the Army and 17 as a Defence civilian employee

Ottawa, Ontario — Even Corporal (Retired) Hyacinth Telfer has to admit that her “Madda” did know best after all.
March 21, 2018

Major Karine Thibault, Co-ordinator of Canadian Forces Base/Area Support Unit St-Jean

An Army of Internet users in Quebec takes part in Exercise YOGA 2018

Montreal, QC — On March 8, 2018, across Quebec, members of the Defence Team and thousands of Internet users took part in Exercise YOGA 2018 – a time for relaxation and well-being. The purpose was to mark International Women’s Day while promoting the importance of physical fitness and mental health.
March 19, 2018

, Ceremonial Guard members stand ready to parade

You could be a part of the Changing of the Guard on Parliament Hill

Ottawa, Ontario — If you have ever visited Parliament Hill in downtown Ottawa on a summer day, you may have seen the men and women of the Ceremonial Guard (CG) in scarlet uniforms with towering bearskin hats as they marched with precision to the sound of an accompanying military band.
March 15, 2018

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Our History

The battery was reorganized as a regiment and designated 18th Air Defence Regiment, RCA on November 10, 1992. In 2011 was redesignated 20th Independent Field Battery, RCA.

The 20th Independent Field Battery, RCA originated in Lethbridge, Alberta on February 1, 1908 when the 25th Battery, was authorized to be formed.

Continue reading: The 20th Independent Field Battery, RCA history

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