Captain Ron Harris

Captain Harris was introduced to the Canadian Forces in 1995 as a cadet in the 2379 RHLI Army Cadet Corps. In the Army Cadets he eventually progressed to the rank of Chief Warrant Officer (Regimental Sergeant Major).

In 2000, he joined the Primary Reserves as a Non-commissioned Member of the Royal Hamilton Light Infrantry (Wentworth Regiment). He successfully completed his QL-2 (Basic Infrantry) Course that year. In 2002, having felt a strong desire to work with the Arm Cadets again, he began volunteering as an instructor with the 2347 Argyll & Sutherland Highlander Cadet Corps. In 2003, he enrolled in the Cadet Instructor Cadre as an Officer Cadet and was appointed Training Officer of the 2379 Army Cadets. During the summer, he served as a Platoon Commander for Blackdown Army Cadet Summer Training Centre. He returned to this position again in the summer of 2004.

In 2004, Mr. Harris was commissioned as a Second Lieutenant and in 2005 he was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant. In 2009 he was promoted to the rank of Captain and appointed Commanding Officer of 2379 Army Cadets Corps.

Capt. Harris has served the past 6 years as a Customs Officer with the Canada Border Services Agency. He currently resides in Hamilton.