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The Royal Canadian Dragoons

The Royal Canadian Dragoons (RCD) are the senior armoured regiment of the Canadian Army. It is one of three armoured regiments in the Regular Force and forms part of the Royal Canadian Armoured Corps.

The Regiment is composed of Regimental Headquarters, "A", "B", "C", "D" and Headquarters Squadrons. "A", "B" and "D" Squadrons, based at CFB Petawawa, are reconnaissance squadrons in the process of adopting the Textron-produced Tactical Armoured Patrol Vehicle to replace the Coyote Reconnaissance Vehicle. "C" Squadron, based at CFB Gagetown, is equipped with 21 Leopard 2 tanks (models A4, A4M and A6M) and the squadron consists of both Dragoons and members of 12e Régiment blindé du Canada. Headquarters Squadron, based in Petawawa, provides first-line combat service support to the Regiment.

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Royal Canadian Dragoons Command Team

LCol Kerckhoff
Commanding Officer

LCol E.A. Kerckhoff, CD, MSM
Commanding Officer

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CWO S. Larouche, CD
Regimental Sergeant Major

Dragoons Videos

Edit: Cpl Kevin Langille

Edit and 3D Graphics: Cpl Kevin Langille

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Credit: CFB Petawawa

Credit: 1st Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division

 

Available Publications

DRAGOON: THE CENTENNIAL HISTORY OF THE ROYAL CANADIAN DRAGOONS 1883-1983

Available at the RCD Kitshop
31 Passchendaele Rd., Bldg. C-57
Petawawa, ON, K8H 2X3

613-687-5511 Ext 7505

INTO THEIR SECOND CENTURY: THE ROYAL CANADIAN DRAGOONS 1983 - 2018

Available at the RCD Kitshop
31 Passchendaele Rd., Bldg. C-57
Petawawa, ON, K8H 2X3

613-687-5511 Ext 7505

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RCAC presents: The Henry Sampson Memorial Golf Tournament (HSMGT) 2022 UPDATE

UPDATE:  June 2, 2022 Hello Everyone: As promised in Sitrep 002 from 19 Apr 22, registration is now open for the HSMGT, which will occur on Friday, 22 Jul 22 at…

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Passing of Michael Devaney

The Association has recently been informed of and is sadden to report the passing of Cpl (retd) Michael Devaney on 24 Apr 2022. Service details are in the web link.…

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Friends of The Regiment 2022

On 1 April 2022, A Sqn in conjunction with the Colonel of The Regiment and the Regimental Patron hosted Friends of the Regiment at Garrison Petawawa to experience “a day…