Colonel Commandant’s Coin2019-12-02T02:45:17+00:00

Colonel Commandant’s Coin

The Colonel Commandant’s Coin was initiated in 2008.  Master Warrant Officer Gabanna, the BSM of X Battery, 5e RALC, serving in Afghanistan, asked the Colonel Commandant why he didn’t have a coin to present to deserving Gunners.  A good question!  The Battery Commander, Major Warren Smith, explained how such a coin could be produced.  And so it was with BSM Gabanna awarded coin No 1 and Major Smith coin No 29.

The Colonel Commandant’s Coin is intended as a means by which special contributions to the effectiveness, success, well-being or reputation of The Royal Regiment can be recognized with a minimum of process or delay.  Selection of recipients is entirely within the purview of the Colonel Commandant although he welcomes advice from Commanding Officers and RSMs, and others.  All members of the Regimental Family and Friends of the Regiment, Gunner and non-Gunner alike, are eligible.  The Colonel Commandant always carries a few spares, so if one is warranted, it can be presented on the spot.

Errors or omissions should be brought to the attention of RHQ RCA for correction.

Recipients

  • Lieutenant Patrick Allard 5 RALC (No 330)
  • Ms. Karli Allen CFB Shilo
  • Sergeant D.L. Ames 20 Ind Fd Bty RCA (No 434)
  • Gunner Jared Bailey 4th Regt (GS) RCA (No 449)
  • Major Jordan Beatty RCAS (No 418)
  • Sergeant Beauchamp (No 362)
  • Master Corporal Bohler RCEME 5 RALC
  • Bombardier K. Broad 2 RCHA
  • WO Gord Brooks 26 Fd Regt RCA
  • Gunner Bryant (No 366)
  • Mrs. Barbara Calnan (No 371)
  • Honorary Lieutenant Colonel Lori Dangerfield 26 Fd Regt RCA
  • Sergeant Demick 2 RCHA (No 389)
  • Sergeant Anne Marie Dias 30 Fd Regt RCA (No 386)
  • Bombardier S.P. Dooley 2 RCHA
  • Sergeant Maxime Duperray 1 RCHA (No 407)
  • Mrs. Nadeen Felstead 26 Fd Regt RCA
  • Major Kathryn Foss NDHQ (No 344)
  • CWO Dennis Franken 42 Fd Regt
  • Major Phillip Gaughan 56 Fd Regt RCA
  • Ms Deanne Gilbertson RCA Museum (No 362)
  • Bombardier M.T. Gottselig 10 Fd Regt RCA
  • Corporal M. Hall 5 RALC
  • Sergeant P.W. Hocken 49 Fd Regt RCA (338)
  • Lieutenant M.A. Jaschinski 49 Fd Regt RCA
  • Captain Johnson 1 Fd Regt RCA
  • Captain Nicholas Kaempffer RCAS (No 419)
  • Mr. Ross Keller 85VICS
  • Master Bombardier Kent (No 379)
  • MWO Lamey 1 Fd Regt RCA
  • Gunner Lee
  • Corporal M.D. Leroux 42 Fd Regt RCA
  • Mr. Richard Linzey British Columbia Heritage Branch
  • Gunner (Trained Canine) Loki RCAS
  • Master Corporal Julie Longman 30 Fd Regt RCA (No 375)
  • Mr. Robert Love RCA Museum
  • Gunner Littlechild (No 368)
  • Sergeant M.E.J. Martin RCAS
  • Sergeant Martin 56 Fd Regt RCA
  • Master Bombardier Martineau 62 RAC (No 311)
  • Bombardier McCormick 56 Fd Regt (No 317)
  • CWO (RSM) K.J. McCracken 49 Fd Regt RCA
  • Master Bombardier J.M. McIntyre 49 Fd Regt RCA (342)
  • Captain R.L. Mein 20 Ind Fd Bty RCA
  • Master Bombardier E. Mercier
  • Gunner Morissette 4th Regiment (GS) RCA
  • MWO Robert Morningstar RMC
  • Major Bob Mugford 15 Fd Regt RCA
  • WO Murphy 2 RCHA (No 402)
  • Major Simon Nicholson (No 400)
  • 2nd Lieutenant J.D. Pankowski 20 Ind Fd Bty RCA (No 438)
  • Lieutenant-Colonel D.A. Paquette 20 Fd Regt RCA
  • Sergeant J.D. Pickerell 20 Ind Fd Bty RCA
  • Gunner Christian Plourde 1 RCHA (No 406)
  • Captain Scott Puillandre 56 Fd Regt RCA
  • Bombardier L. Pena-Barreto 2 RCHA
  • Bombardier P.A.J. Poirier 49 Fd Regt RCA
  • MWO C.R. Predum 49 Fd Regt RCA
  • Master Bombardier John Rattie 4th Regt (GS) RCA
  • Mrs Sylvia Rice
  • Lieutenant-Colonel (Ret’d) Brian Reid (No 403)
  • Major Max Riopelle 1 RCHA
  • MWO David Robinson 30 Fd Regt (No 401)
  • Sergeant Sampson RCAS
  • MWO Savard 62 RAC (No 316)
  • Sergeant P.E.L. Sillanpa 30 Fd Regt
  • Mr. Michael Skinner, Dege & Skinner, London (No. 350)
  • Gunner Shawn Sooley 1 RCHA (No 410)
  • Lieutenant-Colonel Robert Spencer 15 Fd Regt RCA (No 355)
  • Sergeant Gregory Stack 11 Fd Regt RCA
  • CWO (Ret’d) Tom Tomaso (No 404)
  • Bombardier Voutier RCAS
  • Captain (Chaplain) Ken Webb 56 Fd Regt RCA
  • Dr. Lee Windsor University of New Brunswick (No 405)
  • Captain Rob Wishnicki 15 Fd Regt RCA
  • Sergeant Brenda Woods 15 Fd Regt RCA

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