5th BC Field Regiment has new Commanding Officer from Fort St. John

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Photo: Lieutenant-Colonel Scott Wisdahl (right) signs the Change of Command document at the ceremony – submitted photo

The 5th BC Field Regiment, Royal Canadian Artillery has a new Commanding Officer.

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Lieutenant-Colonel Scott Wisdahl, of Fort St. John, has succeeded Lieutenant-Colonel Craig Cotter as the new Commanding Officer. Lieutenant-Colonel Wisdahl is a Certified General Accountant at Meyers Norris Penny here in Fort St. John and will be travelling to Victoria to perform his duties.

Colonel Glen Richmond, Commander 39 Canadian Brigade Group presided over the ceremony which was held recently at Fort Rodd Hill and Fisgard Lighthouse National Historic Site in Colwood, BC.

The 5th BC Field Regiment, is the longest serving Canadian Forces Primary Reserve unit west of the Great Lakes. Members of the regiment participated in numerous domestic operations during this time, and stand ready to answer the call in aid of the civil power when required.


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