26th Field Artillery Regiment, RCA

Unit Identification

Artillery Badge

Whither right & glory lead

Army Reserve

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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: Master Bombardier Shastan Beaumont-Smith
Phone: 204-728-2559, Ext. 243
Email: shastan.beaumont-smith@forces.gc.ca

Or contact

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

When We Train

We generally parade every second weekend throughout the training year between September and June of each year.

Brandon - select Tuesday evenings between 7:00 pm  - 10:00 pm.
Portage-La-Prairie - select Thursday evenings between 7:00 pm  - 10:00 pm.



Who We Are

The 26th Field Artillery Regiment, RCA unit is part of 38 Canadian Brigade Group, which is part of the Canadian Forces Primary Reserve. The Regiment currently draws people from Brandon and Portage la Prairie area.

Since Spring 2005, 10th Field Artillery Regiment, RCA, 26th Field Artillery Regiment, RCA and 116th Independent Field Battery, RCA have been grouped together as 38 Canadian Brigade Group's Artillery Tactical Group.

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 - Lieutenant-Colonel Shawn K. Fortin, CD
  • Regimental Sergeant-Major - Master Warrant Officer Todd Appel, CD

Contact Us


26th Field Artillery Regiment, RCA
1116 Victoria Ave
Brandon, MB
R7A 1B2

Phone: 204-728-2559

Portage la Prairie

Portage la Prairie Armoury
143-2nd St Northeast
Portage la Prairie, MB
R1N 1S1

Phone: 204-857-7745


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Our History

This Reserve Force regiment originated in Brandon, Manitoba on April 1, 1908, when the 99th Regiment was authorized to be formed. It was redesignated: 99th Manitoba Rangers on May 1,1911; and The Manitoba Rangers on 12 March 1920. 

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