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Ex-Cadets & More Plus Ottawa Golf Tournament Update

Posted by rmcclub on 18th May 2015

  • 15004 Karl Michaud named RMCC Registrar – will retire from CAF during the summer

  • Statement by the Chief of the Defence Staff

  • New Commander of Joint Task Force-Iraq

  • Marijuana for PTSD blasted by Erin O’Toole, veterans affairs minister

  • End UN peacekeeper sex abuse: campaigners

  • Naval Academy Plebes Endure Sea Trials

  • 14 Wing personnel conduct joint training with Portuguese Armed Forces

  • Minister of National Defence visits HMCS Calgary at sea

  • Mental health of military children to be probed

  • 11746 Derrick Bouchard Class of 1978 and a former student of Dr. Moffatt

  • Ottawa Annual Golf Tournament – 10 July

Hey, what ever happened to Major Jack M.F.Riley former RMC staff member – 1977-80

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Ex-Cadets & more in the News

Posted by rmcclub on 10th May 2015

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  • Investigations show soldier’s death not fault of Canadians, general says

  • 7860 Lt.-Gen. Romeo Dallaire supports Omar Khadr

  • Edmonton Sun scribe a PPCLI soldier for day

  • Canadian special forces training in Jordan as part of Eager Lion 2015 exercise

  • Female Soldiers Fail to Pass Phase One of Army Ranger School

  • Obama Presents Air Force Academy Football Team with Trophy

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Ex-Cadets & More in the News

Posted by rmcclub on 3rd May 2015

  • CAF Strategic Response Team on Sexual Misconduct;

  • As my daughter knew, the military can change its ways;

  • 15696 Lieutenant-General Jonathan Vance to be appointed new Chief of the Defence Staff

  • Enthusiastic cadets hold ceremonial review

  • Colonel reviews local cadets

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Ex-Cadets & more in the News

Posted by rmcclub on 26th April 2015

  • Entrevue avec le Colonel Jennie Carignan

  • Gatineau perd sa seule liaison aérienne

  • 443 Maritime Helicopter Squadron: New hangar opened and new Colour consecrated

  • Perpetual progress

  • Training in austere environments

  • What IS that RCAF bird called?

  • Will making nice with veterans be a case of too little, too late?

  • On Anzac centenary, channel’s military vets share lessons in leadership

  • Naval Academy Grad Makes the Bigs

  • Yale’s cadets and midshipmen ready to look ‘sharp’ for the President’s Review

  • First Army Ranger School with women opens with 16 passing initial test

  • Air Force Tests Standards to Open Combat Jobs to Women

  • ROTC Cadets Wearing Heels for Sexual Assault Awareness Spurs Review

  • Sacked cadet officer sues varsity

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Ex-Cadets & more in the News

Posted by rmcclub on 19th April 2015

  • Recalling the 1978 Duntroon visit to RMC of Canada

  • The End of an Era

  • HMC Ships Nanaimo and Whitehorse return from Operation Caribbe

  • Naval war veteran surprised with Arctic Star medal

  • 8276 Marc Garneau se demande ce qu’Ottawa attend pour agir

  • As many as 400 Canadian D-Day veterans miss out on French honour because names weren’t forwarded

  • Don’t Call Them Army! It’s ‘Army West Point’ Now

  • 100th Anniversary of the Landing at Gallipoli

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Ex-Cadets & More in the News

Posted by rmcclub on 12th April 2015

  • Analysis: 15696 Lt.-Gen. Vance has key attributes for top military job

  • 10 Field Technical Training Squadron students join deployment to Miramar, California

  • First airstrike conducted in Syria under Operation Impact

  • This year’s CF-18 Demonstration Hornet pays tribute to “the few”

  • HMCS Whitehorse assists U.S. Coast Guard in major drug seizure

  • Canadian Air Task Force in Europe returns home after a successful deployment

  • Surveys: Special Operations Troops Doubt Women Can Do the Job

  • Report: USMA rebrand dumps Black Knights for Cadets

  • Broadening horizons: Foreign officer shares rewards of Academy exchange

  • No Women Pass Marines Infantry Officer School by Experiment’s End

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Ex-Cadets & More in the News

Posted by rmcclub on 6th April 2015

  • Afghan vet 15696 Jonathan Vance eyed for top general post

  • Feds announce another benefit top-up for injured vets

  • Enhanced Naval Boarding Party Ready for Deployment

  • John and 7301 Earle Morris on father-son dynamic at curling worlds

  • West Point adds female cadets as gender barriers fall

  • Milley Tells Cadets What It Takes To Be Winners

  • Prince Harry arrives in Australia for military duties

  • What the U.S. Marine Corps taught a female officer about leading

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Ex-Cadets in the News

Posted by rmcclub on 29th March 2015

  • Who would want the job of Chief of the Defence Staff?

  • Arctic ski flying with the Vampires

  • How not to ramp up the CPP

  • 5 Wing an essential support for winter training in Labrador

  • To the Editor of the Ottawa Citizen – Re: Kenney’s claims about Canada’s smart bombs questioned

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Ex-Cadets & RMCC Vice-Principal Academic in the News

Posted by rmcclub on 22nd March 2015

The Engineering Institute of Canada very recently announced the 2015 recipients of its honours, awards and fellowships.

The senior awards of EIC are the highest distinctions made by the Institute and are awarded to members of its technical societies.

Five senior medals recipients will be presented at the 2015 Awards Gala, schedule to be held in Montreal, 26 May in recognition of outstanding achievement or service to the engineering profession.

Royal Military College of Canada graduate, 3221 Jon Jennekens, CSSE Ottawa, ON (RMC 1954) has been awarded the:

 SIR JOHN KENNEDY MEDAL

The senior award of the Institute for outstanding service rendered to the engineering profession or noteworthy contributions to the science of engineering.

 Previous 3221 Jon Jennekens e-Veritas – article

 

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RMCC Vice-Principal Academic in pretty good company:

HONORARY MEMBERS Awarded to non-members of the Institute for outstanding distinction and service to the engineering profession:

His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston Govenor General of Canada. (Honourary member of the RMC Club – H26223 – previous short e-Veritas article

Dr. Philip Bates – RMCC Vice-Principal Academic

On receiving word of the special recognition, Principal – 14458Dr. H.J. (Harry) Kowal had this to say:

“On behalf of the entire Academic Wing, I would like to congratulate Dr Bates on this outstanding achievement. This recognition from the Engineering Institute of Canada exemplifies the commitment and dedication Phil demonstrates on a daily basis and in every aspect of his work as well as the tremendous respect we all have for him.

The XIII Principal of the Royal Military College of Canada (RMCC) went on to say: “We are extremely privileged to have Dr Bates serving as a member of the RMCC executive and are very pleased to see him recognized with such distinction from his profession. Well Done!”

SourceH3948 John Plant – Executive Director – Engineering Institute of Canada

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  • 11721 Lawrence Stevenson Named SNC-Lavalin Chairman

  • Defence Renewal: Optimizing maintenance of vehicles and equipment critical to military success

  • Improvised explosive device disposal training in Comox Valley

  • 443 Maritime Helicopter Squadron invests new honorary colonel

  • Astronaut Chris Hadfield issues prime directive: improve quality of life for all

  • Building a business – 10143 Mike McCartney

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Ex-Cadets & More in the News

Posted by rmcclub on 15th March 2015

  • Search and rescue crews wrap up another successful annual training exercise

  • New military high school co-op program launched in Regina by 38 Canadian Brigade Group

  • First ‘made in Canada’ F-model Chinook flight engineer earns his wings

  • Legions pause funding PTSD service dogs over training concerns

  • Feds giving disabled vets financial help at retirement

  • Ottawa to increase compensation for severely injured veterans

  • Erin O’Toole, veterans affairs minister, moves to address complaints

  • Retired commodore appointed to RMC board of governors

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Ex-Cadets & more in the News

Posted by rmcclub on 8th March 2015

Search to replace senior military commander narrowed to four men

“Serving Canada while leading the men and women of the Canadian Armed Forces has been the greatest honour and privilege in my 40 years of service in uniform. There is much work to be done, and I remain focused on my duties as Chief of Defence. I will do so until a replacement is named.”

12192 General Tom Lawson-Article

  • Canada’s military gets new bosses, same old problems

  • Conservatives making first steps to repair damaged relationship with veterans

  • Protecting Canada’s airspace

  • 7771 Jim Leech on Canada’s pension paradox

  • Too Fat To Fight: Army Catering Results in Platoons of Porkers

  • 15572 Nishika Jardine (née Sardana) Pays tribute to 14491 Karen Ritchie

  • 7301 Earle Morris Head Coach – Team Canada – 2015 Brier Champions!!

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Ex-Cadets in the News

Posted by rmcclub on 1st March 2015

  • MaxSys Staffing & Consulting acquire IT Staffing firms, EMEX IT Systems Inc and Navigate IT Inc.

“I am very excited to meet all the staff of Emex & Navigate IT, and outline our intent to invest in the growth and personal success of all members. The combination of the companies fits perfectly into our strategy of becoming one of Canada’s leading quality staffing and consulting firms. Over the next two weeks, I will be meeting with all staff individually to assure them of my intent”

“Je suis très excité de rencontrer tout le personnel de Emex / Navigate IT et de leur offrir un aperçu de nos intentions d’investir dans la croissance et la réussite personnelle de tous les membres. La combinaison des deux sociétés s’inscrit parfaitement dans notre stratégie de devenir l’un des leaders au Canada.”

15737 Bryan Brulotte

  • 21789 Damon Tedford recounts successful Yukon Quest sled dog race

  • 13738 Chris Hadfield’s flight suit found in Toronto thrift store

  •  Here’s how to fix the problems at Veterans Affairs Canada and the various issues affecting veterans

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Ex-Cadets & more in the News

Posted by rmcclub on 22nd February 2015

  • New MND chooses 8 Wing/CFB Trenton for his first visit

  • Appointment of military judge to Superior Court a first

  • HMCS Toronto receives rare honour from U.S. Navy

  • IDF chief visits Ottawa on ‘farewell tour’

  • The real story behind the Canadian Flag (short video)

  • Flag debate tries to unfurl controversy

  • France demands that its future leaders must speak English

  • Alex Vraciu, World War II fighter ace dubbed ‘the indestructible,’ dies at 96

  • Lying in the military is common, Army War College study says

  • Marc Schryburt to head U of O sports department

  • Remembering 14491 KAREN RITCHIE

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Ex-Cadets & more in the news

Posted by rmcclub on 15th February 2015

  • Canadians are getting ready to mark a milestone

  • Two Ex cadets from Classes of  ’65 & ’66 Return to college for 50th anniversary of the Canadian flag

  • An Ex Cadet remembers days leading up to 15 Feb 1965

  • Canadians trade fire with ISIS as military waits on possible extension

  • USAFA Graduation Ceremony Moved to New Day to Save Money

  • DND looks to spend $17 million to maintain Dwyer Hill commando base

  • Veterans Affairs minister promises change, but says new charter is here to stay

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Ex-Cadets & more in the news

Posted by rmcclub on 8th February 2015

  • Vancouver ER doc enters gruelling dog sled race

  • New Ebola cases fall under 100 for 1st week since June

  • How Canada’s top military brass handled the Parliament Hill shooting

  • Keeping the Navy at sea

  • Military program for high schoolers questioned at meeting

  • Canadian military wants to be ‘main player’ in global intelligence, document shows

  • Great warriors need great education

  • Commander of the Canadian Army Honours Black Canadians’ Contributions

  • Governor General Johnston visits the world’s most northern outpost

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