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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

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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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RV22 Update

Good day to all comrades, family and friends. COVID 19, has disrupted so much over the past two years and here is a great opportunity to get together with Regimental…

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

SITREP # 1 – 18 Mar 22 HSMGT 22 will proceed as planned on Friday, 22 July 2022 at the Smiths Falls Golf & Country Club. As of now there…

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RCAC BBQ

Message from Clive Addy I can officially confirm that there will be an RCAC BBQ at the Perth Legion, in Perth Ontario from 11:30AM to 5PM on Saturday 23 of…