84th Independent Field Battery

Unit Identification

84th Independent Field Battery

UBIQUE

"Everywhere"

QUO FAS ET GLORIA DUCUNT

"Whither right and glory lead"

  

Location

82 Parade Street
Yarmouth, NS
B5A 4B3

84th Independent Field Battery

84th Independent Field Battery

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: Sergeant Catherine Hunt
Phone: 902-748-0184
Email: Catherine.hunt2@forces.gc.ca

Or contact

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

When We Train

September to June:

  • Tueday evenings
  • 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
  • one weekend per month in Yarmouth.

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

Trades In Our Unit

Equipment

Weapons:

 Vehicles:

  • Medium Support Vehicle System (MSVS) Gun Tractor variant
  • Militarized Commercial Off-The-Shelf (MilCOTS) Silverado

See a list of Canadian Army  weapons and vehicles.

Who We Are

84th Independent Field Battery, Royal Canadian Artillery (1st Field Regiment) is a Primary Reserve artillery regiment of the Canadian Armed Forces. As an Artillery unit, they train their members to provide indirect fire in the support of Canadian Army operations.

Artillery Soldiers are responsible for surveillance, target acquisition, and indirect fire to engage the enemy. They also work to position, operate and maintain the guns and air defence weapons systems.

Artillery Officers provide indirect fire support, air defence, and surveillance and target acquisition in battle. In addition to field guns and rockets, missile systems and target acquisition systems, they are expected to become experts with a wide variety of technologically complex equipment.

We are citizen soldiers who volunteer to defend Canada through our participation in military training on a full-time and part-time basis.

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

  • Officer Commanding - Lieutenant-Colonel G.D. Gallant, CD
  • Regimental Sergeant Major - Chief Warrant Officer A.J. DeGruchy, CD

Contact Us

84th Independent Field Battery
82 Parade Street
PO Box 340
Yarmouth, NS  B5A 4B3

Phone: 902-742-5015
Email: Catherine.hunt2@forces.gc.ca

News

LCol Taylor with Charles Coy CIMIC and Psy Ops teams and interpreters

Trained to lead

Antigonish, Nova Scotia — Lieutenant Colonel Eleanor Taylor never set out to be a pioneer. What she did want as a Grade Eleven student in 1994 was to find an exciting career. And when she stumbled across a Royal Military College pamphlet in her high school guidance counsellor’s office, her path to becoming a trailblazer in the Canadian Army (CA) was set in motion.   
March 12, 2020

Marjorie Whitcomb (née Horsnell)

Celebrating a Nursing Sister’s service

Saint John, New Brunswick — International Women’s Day creates an opportunity to highlight the contributions of the many Canadian women who have served, like Marjorie Whitcomb (née Horsnell). Attracted by a sense of adventure, Marjorie joined the Royal Canadian Army Medical Corps as a Nursing Sister in 1949 at the age of 23.
March 9, 2020

Portrait of Bombardier Jenny Wildman

Petawawa soldier featured in Vimy exhibit

Oromocto, New Brunswick — When Corporal Genevieve Lapointe, a Canadian Army Image Technician, was asked to photograph 40 new graduates from an artillery course this past July, the only expectation was that she would take a group shot.
February 25, 2020

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