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Founded on February 28, 1944

2051 19th Alberta Dragoons is a relevant, credible and proactive youth development organization, offering the program of choice for Canada’s youth, preparing them to become the leaders of tomorrow through a set of fun, challenging, well organized, and safe activities.

The Royal Canadian Army Cadets is the oldest youth organization in Canada!  We trace our origin to the year 1862, five years before confederation, when “associations for drill and musketry” were formed in schools in response to Fenian raids.  In those days, drill was not just a parade square exercise but the method of maneuvering on the battlefield.

The Canadian Cadet Organization, which includes Royal Canadian Sea, Army, and Air Cadets, enrolls both males and females and currently enrolled are about 70,000 cadets across Canada of which about 25,000 are army cadets!


  • Contribute to the development of youth through a dynamic, community-based program.

  • Prepare youth for the transition from adolescence to adulthood.

  • Foster citizenship, leadership, and physical fitness.


  • Our youth will meet the challenges of modern society!

  • Our youth will become the leaders of tomorrow!

  • Our youth will be introduced to career opportunities in the Canadian Forces


  • Currently affiliated with the South Alberta Light Horse

  • Currently sponsored by the Royal Canadian Legion Norwood Branch 178


This fantastic group of hardworking individuals enjoy dedicating some of their free time in planning and delivery an outstanding training program for our youth.

In addition to these keys roles below, 2051 19th Alberta Dragoons is supported by a number of CIC Officers, Civilian Instructors/Volunteers, a Parents Committee, and members of the Canadian Armed Forces.


Capt S Russell

Commanding Officer


Capt J Gloss

Supply Officer


Lt(N) Holloway

Training Officer


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Assistant Training Officer


MCpl R McNeil

Administration Officer



Parent Association

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