20th Independent Field Battery, RCA

Unit Information

20th Independent Field Battery Badge

UBIQUE

Everywhere

QUO FAS ET GLORIA DUCUNT

Whither right and glory lead

Location

Vimy Ridge Armoury
337 Stubb Ross Road
Lethbridge, Alberta  T1K 7N3

Army reserve

Graphic: Joanna Gajdicar

Join Our Team

Looking for full-time or part-time work? We are hiring and provide excellent career opportunities. Please do not hesitate to call or email our recruiter who will be pleased to answer any questions you may have and provide direction on how to apply to our Regiment.

Our Team Recruiter


Phone: 403-317-2370 or 310-ARMY
Email: 41CBG.Recruiting.Leth@forces.gc.ca

Or contact

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

When We Train

September to May:

  • Wednesday evenings
  • 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
  • one weekend per month.

Full-time summer employment is available from May to August.

Trades In Our Unit

Equipment

Weapons:

Vehicles:

  • Medium Support Vehicle System (MSVS)
  • Militarized Commercial Off-The-Shelf (MilCOTS)

See a list of Canadian Army 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

News

Chief Warrant Officer Joel Pedersen is participating in the 2019 Canada Army Run

Army Run is Canada’s run, says Indigenous ambassador

Saskatoon, Saskatchewan — For Chief Warrant Officer Joel Pedersen, Sergeant Major of the 38 Canadian Brigade Group Battle School and the Indigenous Advisor to the Brigade Commander, the Canada Army Run (CAR) half-marathon is nothing new. In fact, CAR 2019 will be his fourth time participating. What is new is the title he will carry at this year’s event: Indigenous Ambassador.
September 19, 2019

Aviator (Basic) Jade Lefebvre stands among an assortment of hockey gear

Deployed to Latvia with hockey gear for cultural exchange events

Shilo, Manitoba — It was a hive of activity on a muggy Monday morning at the Kapyong Barracks on July 9, 2019 as about 130 soldiers began their six-month deployment on Operation REASSURANCE, with hockey gear and fishing rods packed along with their usual soldier gear.
August 27, 2019

A Canadian Army soldier with her young daughter.

Supporting those who serve: Effective soldiers need strong families

Edmonton, Alberta — While members of 1 Canadian Mechanized Brigade Group (1 CMBG) were working their way towards High Readiness, much was going on behind the scenes to ensure the soldiers and their families receive the support they need.
July 26, 2019

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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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