The Royal Regiment – Present Day
Today, The Royal Regiment has Regular Force and Reserve Force units. Most Regular Force units belong to the Royal Canadian Horse Artillery (RCHA). Reserve Force units are Field Artillery Regiments, RCA.
The Regular Force has five units, including four operational regiments and one artillery school. The four front-line regiments include 1 RCHA in Shilo, 2 RCHA in Petawawa, 4 Regt (GS), RCA, in Gagetown, and 5 RALC in Valcartier.
The RCA has Reserve Force units across Canada. The Captain General of The Royal Regiment is the reigning Sovereign. The Colonel Commandant is the honourary head of The Royal Regiment.
The Senior Serving Gunner is the highest-ranking Artillery General Officer. The Regimental Colonel fosters the Regimental family, community and heritage. The Commander Home Station at CFB Shilo helps to maintain the traditions and history of The Regiment.