Great feedback on our group photo puzzle last night! There remains only a single unidentiied person in our 2018 group photo. Who is #14? you can download the photo from our group photo page and magnify it for any additional clues. Email me with the correct name at email@example.com
Remembrance Day presentations
Presentations were made after the Remembrance Day salute. Second Lieutenant Leyland Lloyd, Second Lieutenant Ji Yeon Li and Second Lieutenant Jordan David Kivitis received their commissioning scrolls. Bombardier Rob Stone received his certificate of service after 33 years of service. Check out the photos on the 2019 yearbook page.
Tribute to the Canadian Forces
The BC Lions provided a Salute to Veterans and Military Valour 2019 night during the BC Lions vs. Calgary Stampeders football game on 2 November 2019. The Band of the 15th Field Artillery regiment RCA played the national anthem, and participated in the half-time show with a massed bands performance. See more...
The Vancouver Sun reported on the opening of the Bessborough Armoury on 28 March 1934. Check out the 4 .pdf files on the Bessborough Opening page here.
Warrant Officer Joe P. Shortt CD
On November 18, 2019, Joseph (Joe) Patrick Shortt passed away unexpectedly. He was 52 years old. Born on May 15, 1967, Joe spent much of his adult life as a member of the Canadian Armed Forces in The Royal Regiment of Canadian Artillery, a proud Gunner. He served overseas with NATO in Bosnia and the United Nations Forces in Cyprus, as well as 3 Royal Canadian Horse Artillery, 2 Royal Canadian Horse Artillery, 11th Field Regiment Royal Canadian Artillery, 15th Field Regiment Royal Canadian Artillery, and 4th Canadian Division Training Centre Meaford. A dedicated and respected Warrant Officer, he retired in 2012 and returned to his home town of Guelph, Ontario where he spent time in the Reserves. See more ...
Honorary Colonel Scrolls
Honorary Colonel Allan Degenova and Honorary Lieutenant-Colonel Don Foster receive their Honorary Colonel Scrolls from the Commanding Officer.
The menu from the Sergeant's Mess Annual Dinner in honour of CWO Eric Tyldesley-Gore moving on to District. Were you there?
Milcon 75 Sunset Retreat Ceremony program has been posted.
Armistice Day 1920
All trains in Canada and all boats on the waters of Canada will observe the Armistice Day silence.... Capt. W.D. Jones, commander-in-chief of the Brockton Point Battery will fire the ancient brass cannon that does duty as a time gun, exactly at 2 o'clock and then again two minutes later. ... Check out the complete stories in the 1920 Yearbook.
All the latest happenings with the Vancouver Gunners