Congratulations to Lieutenant-Colonel Kent Wickens on the announcement by the Acting Commander of the Canadian Army that he will be assuming command of The Seaforth Highlanders of Canada later this year.
Lieutenant-Colonel Wickens started his career in the Canadian Army with the 15th Field Artillery Regiment RCA on 25 March 1982 as a Gunner. After attaining the rank of Master Bombardier, he commissioned as an Officer Cadet in 1985. An operational tour with UNFICYP-1992/1993 preceded his promotion to Captain in 1993, Major in 2005 and his appointment as Commanding Officer 15th Field Artillery Regiment from 2011 to 2014. After a stint at 39 Canadian Brigade Headquarters 2014 he was appointed Commanding Officer 39 Signal Regiment on 30 May 2017. We look forward to hearing of his future exploits as he leads the renowned Seaforth Highlanders of Canada.
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