Airborne Air Defence
2 RCHA  Air Defence Troop Basic Blowpipe Course 8401
This photo has both Airborne Gunners and a few of our non-jumper friends.  One of the great things about the Air Defence Troop in 2 RCHA was that it had both an Airborne and AMF (L) role.
Some familiar faces here.
Front Row (L to R) - MBdr Karcha, Sgt Prudhomme, Sgt Critchley, Lt Brown, Maj Elrick (Regt 2IC), MWO Galinger (BSM HQ Bty) Sgt Randall, MBdr Cusson
Standing at the ends:  Left — Bdr Dykes, Right — MBdr Turcotte
Second Row (L to R) - MBdr Mitchell, Gnr Butt, Gnr Billsborough, Bdr Harvey, Gnr White, Bdr Carpenter, Gnr Cote, Bdr Green
Back Row (L to R) - Bdr Lebouthillier, Bdr Hill, Bdr Orban, Gnr Morin, Gnr Lariviere
The last photo of the Canadian Airborne Regiment Air Defence Platoon, 1995
Back Row:  Sgt Steve (Beaker) Collins, Bdr Paul Burke, Bdr Nolan Robert, Bdr Brian Saulnier, MBdr Kevin Payne, MBdr JJ White
Middle Row: MBdr Bill Paisley, Bdr Darren Langford, Bdr Chaz Gezink, Bdr Mark Lutes, Bdr Michelin, Bdr Les Cooper, Bdr Busby
Front Row:  WO Ken (Cock) Webster, MBdr Pete Kamckey, MBdr St Pierre, MBdr Bill Bird, Capt Jeff Schamehorn
A mixed group of Airborne Gunners from both E-Bty (Para) and the AB AD at the DanCon March, May 1993 Cyprus Roto 59.  If you know the rest of the ranks let me know.
Front Row:  Sgt Gillingham , Gbr Gauley, Gnr Shipway (RiP), Lt Mathieu(?)
Rear Row:  Gnr MacNeil (AD), Ames, Lambert, Gezink (AD), JJ White (AD), Maj Stu Beare
Lieutenant Brown preparing to jump at Fort Bragg during Menton Days in '84
Another Canadian Jumper at Fort Bragg in '84
The Troop Sign - Petawawa '84
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Getting my US Wings at Fort Bragg in '84
A Blowpipe Position In Norway in '83. Left to Right, Brigadier General Stewart, Special Service Force Commander, Lieutenant-Colonel Beno, CO 2 RCHA, Bombardier Fred (??), Detachment Commander and Gunner Davidson, Blowpipe Gunner.