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Capt Bill Hart, CD


Major Hart was born in Edmonton, AB and raised in St. Albert. He started his cadet career as a cadet with 533 Squadron RCACS and received an Exchange Visit to England in 1967.

After completing university, he joined his old squadron as the Assistant Training Officer. A civilian job transfer took him to Yellowknife, NT where he transferred to 825 Squadron as the Training Officer. In 1975 Major Hart transferred to 42 Squadron Wetaskiwin where he served as Training Officer and Commanding Officer.

In 1983 he moved to Fort Vermilion, AB where he assumed command of 2979 RCACC in January 1984. A civilian job transfer took him to Peace River where he was instrumental in establishing 3021 Smoky River Airborne RCACC. During his 5 years as Commanding Officer, the Corps was recognized as the Top Rural Corps in Alberta.

Major Hart moved to Olds, AB in 1992 and he transferred to 3025 Didsbury Service Battalion RCACC and served as Supply Officer, Training Officer and Commanding Officer from 1995 to 1998.

In January 2000 he was appointed an ACICO for Alberta. He was appointed Commanding Officer of 3068 SALH RCACC in February 2004 and served in that capacity until his retirement from the CIC.

Major Hart was awarded the clasp to his CD in 2000, the Canada 125 medal in 1992 and the Alberta Centennial Medal in 2005.

He continues to serve the cadet movement as a member of the Army Cadet League of Canada, Alberta Branch.