2nd Regiment, Royal Canadian Horse Artillery

Royal Canadian Horse Artillery Crest


"Whither Right and Glory Lead"

The 2nd Regiment, Royal Canadian Horse Artillery is an Army Regular force unit based in Petawawa, Ontario. 2 RCHA was formed on 7 August, 1950 as the Artillery Component of the Canadian Army Special Force for United Nations service in Korea. Since then, 2 RCHA has operated and trained across the world and across the spectrum of operations including humanitarian relief in Turkey, Honduras, Haiti, and Pakistan, peacekeeping in Cyprus and Bosnia and war fighting in Korea and Afghanistan.

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Phone: 1-800-856-8488

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  • Commander: Lieutenant-Colonel J.D. Flanders, MSM, CD
  • Sergeant Major: Chief Warrant Officer (Master Gunner) R.D. Hewitt, CD

The official history of 2 RCHA can be found at the Directorate of History and Heritage website.

For information about the vehicles and weapons used by the Canadian Army visit our Equipment page.

2nd Regiment, Royal Canadian Horse Artillery
Canadian Forces Base Petawawa
PO Box 9999 Stn Main
Petawawa, ON K8H 2X3

Telephone: 613-687-5511, Ext. 5740

Hours of Operation: Monday–Friday, 8:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.

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