An infantry regiment within the Army Reserve, the Queen’s Own Cameron Highlanders of Canada form part of the combat arms capability of 38 Canadian Brigade Group.


Organized with a Battalion Headquarters (Command elements), a Rifle Company (A Coy) and a Headquarters Company (HQ Coy) comprised of the Pipes & Drums, Regimental Stores and the Regimental Museum, the Camerons fulfill both military and ceremonial functions at home and abroad.

As an infantry regiment, the unit’s main focus is provide trained infantry soldiers to meet the operational requirements of the Canadian Forces. Whether it is augmenting Regular Force units on overseas operations such as Afghanistan or fighting floods and forest fires at home, the Camerons provide a ready source of trained soldiers.

Battalion tree (vertical)
Battalion tree

Rank Structure


Non-Commissioned Members


Honourary Colonel

HCol Nick Logan

Honourary Lieutenant-Colonel

HLCol Cameron Buchanan, CD

Commanding Officer

Lieutenant-Colonel Jon Baker, CD

Deputy Commanding Officer


Regimental Sergeant-Major

Chief Warrant Officer John Dawson, CD


Capt Donald Askeland, MMM, CD

Operations Officer

Capt Donald Askeland, MMM, CD

Pipe Major

WO Dan Locke, CD

Regimental Quarter Master

Sgt Chris Mundey

Chief Clerk

MCpl Kyle Vermette (Acting)

Regimental Recruiter

Sgt Dean Munoz-Perez

 A Company
Officer Commanding

Maj Josh Fordham, CD

MWO James Clark, CD

Supt Company
Officer Commanding

Maj Ward Lentz

MWO John Dawson, CD

IA Company
Officer Commanding

Capt Grant Reive-Deamel