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    Colonel of the Regiment Major-General James Fenton presents Outgoing Commander Col Guiney a gift. (Photo by Patricia Leboeuf, Petawawa Post)

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    (Photo by Patricia Leboeuf, Petawawa Post)

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    The 1 RCR Light Armoured Vehicles (LAVs) were on display at the June 29 Change of Command Parade. (Photo by Patricia Leboeuf, Petawawa Post)

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    LCol Guiney leads his soldiers around Victoria Barracks Parade Square. It will be the last time he does so as 1 RCR's Commander.(Photo by Patricia Leboeuf, Petawawa Post)

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    Col Mialkowski jovially inspects the troops, making sure to ask them about their upcoming plans for summer leave.(Photo by Patricia Leboeuf, Petawawa Post)

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    The new 1 RCR Commander LCol MacBeth prepares to take over the parade for the first time. (Photo by Patricia Leboeuf, Petawawa Post)

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    The officers march around the square before falling in. (Photo by Patricia Leboeuf, Petawawa Post)

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    The exchange of power between 1 RCR Incoming Commander Lt.-Col. MacBeth and Lt.-Col. Guiney is made officially after the Change of Command Certificates are signed by both officers as well as Maj.-Gen. Fenton and Col. Mialkowski. (Photo by Patricia Leboeuf, Petawawa Post)


 

 


1st Battalion, The Royal Canadian Regiment - Change of Command June 29, 2016

Unit News

By Patricia Leboeuf

Posted on Thursday, July 14, 2016


The soldiers of the 1st Battalion, The Royal Canadian Regiment (1 RCR) impressed all with their bright red regalia. Their traditional drill movements evoked a sense of pride. The display was put on for the Change of Command Parade on June 29. The event marked the Outgoing Commander Lieutenant Colonel Jason Guiney ceding his position to Incoming Commander Lieutenant Colonel Steve MacBeth.