15th Field Artillery Regiment, RCA

Unit Identification

Field Artillery badge

 UBIQUE
Everywhere

QUO FAS ET GLORIA DUCUNT

Whither right and glory lead

Location

Bessborough Armoury
2025 West 11th Avenue
Vancouver, BC  V6J 2C7

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

Name: Captain James Morrison
Phone: 604-666-4371
Email: recruiting.15fdregt@forces.gc.ca

Or contact

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

When We Train

September to June:

  • 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 .

Mission Task

A number of Army Reserve units have been assigned specific Mission Tasks. Members within these units are trained in these specific capabilities and ready to be fully integrated, as a formed entity, into the Regular Force units that they reinforce.

The mission task for our unit is: Light Urban Search and Rescue – A troop of 35 members, which is trained in specialized rescue skills and the use of rescue tools, including search techniques, first aid, and structural integrity assessments, to provide support to civil authorities in situations of urban disaster emergencies.

Who We Are

15th Field Artillery Regiment, Royal Regiment of Canadian Artillery, is an Army Reserve unit in Vancouver, BC and a part of the 39 Canadian Brigade Group (39 CBG). Our primary function is to augment the Regular Force on deployments both at home and around the globe. 

We are a historic part of the Kitsilano community, and are always looking for intelligent, physically capable men and women to join our team.

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 Lajoie, CD
  • Regimental Sergeant Major: Chief Warrant Officer Garrett, CD

Contact Us

Bessborough Armoury
2025 West 11th Avenue
Vancouver, BC  V6J 2C7

Phone: 604-666-4370

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

Members of the Regiment have served on United Nations peacekeeping operations in Germany, Egypt, Cyprus, Croatia, Bosnia, Haiti, and most recently with NATO forces in Afghanistan.

Members had also served on Operation PODIUM, to provide security for the 2010 Winter Olympics.

Members of our unit also participate in Op PALACI each year.

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