In This Issue 17

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 Remember our friends from Fort McMurray

On  pense à nos amis de Fort McMurray

Flickr link which takes you to all our e-Veritas albums. HERE

SPECIAL THANKS TO OUR VOLUNTEER PHOTOGRAPHERS:

Melanie Hughes, James Howells, Tristan Thomson; Blake Simpson, Erik St Gelais; Colin de Grandpré; ALOY OCdt Victoria Pierrot; Robert Fortier; Belanna McLean; Eli McAlpine &

Denice Zoretich

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In This Issue 17:

Ex-Cadets & More in the News

8758 Peter Sheremeta: Memories going back to ’66

Where are they now?

Looking Back – Notable Ex Cadets: 16975 Omer Lavoie

Keeping Tabs…

Retirements

Class Notes & Branch Update…

13987 Bryan Bailey: From Pinawa to Kingston & many stops in between

Environmental Preparation Training: Through the eyes of staff & the media

Environmental Preparation Training: Cadet perspective

RMCC: Heading to the finish line

Former ‘army brat’ big part of the RMCC team

Qu’est-ce qui se passe au CMR Saint-Jean

Morale Building Quotes from Edward R. Murrow

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES - Nos offres d’emploi

We have another commitment on Monday,therefore, we are sending this Issue 17 out a day early.

Vous recevez le numérto 17 d’e-Veritas une journée à l’avance parce que nous avons un engagement pour lundi.

ENCORE

 

la Chasse-Galerie = Danny McLeod Athletic Fund

RMC CLASS OF 1970 – ATHLETICS WALL OF DISTINCTION PROJECT

3334 Dave Wightman: ROYAL ROADS PAVERSTONE PROJECT UPDATE

GOLF DE LA FONDATION DES ANCIENS DU CMR EX-CADET GOLF TOURNAMENT INVITATION

Looking Back – Notable Ex Cadets: 22114 David Umberto Mario Suffoletta, S.M.V., M.S.C., C.D

Ex Cadets & UTPO receive honours at Rideau Hall

Keeping Tabs…

22122 Ray Townsend (’01): Expecting a Nostalgia Weekend in Sep

RMC Foundation March Funding Highlights / Danny McLeod Athletic Endowment Fund Update

Ship For Less & e-Veritas strike-up sponsorship deal

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A tip of the hat to the following members who just recently updated their Club membership status - Chapeau aux membres suivants qui ont tout récemment mis à jour leur adhésion au Club:

5003 Robert McLean; 7287 David Harold; 8659 Jean-Pierre Ducharme; 13108 Stan Grabstas; 13224 James Henry; Alexander Webster.

For memberships due to expire soon; please contact us asap with your renewal.

Thank you in advance for your kind cooperation.

Club Membership Info Join, Update or Renew

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Ex-Cadets & More in the News

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Christie Blatchford: From Kandahar to Fort McMurray, a colonel does his share

CF-18 commander describes ‘having to take lives’ in ISIS bombing mission

Canadian Army welcomes Auditor General’s report on Reserve

Team Canada athletes participating in the 2016 Invictus Games

Air Force Day on the Hill 2016

424 ‘Tiger’ Transport and Rescue Squadron stands ready

Everything Comes Down to Reentry

Corporate Performance Measurement

CFB Edmonton soldiers ready to help with Fort McMurray fire, but have not been asked

Ex-cadet part-time author, 21808 Alastair Luft (Class of 2000): The Battle Within

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8758 Peter Sheremeta: Memories going back to ’66

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8758 Peter Sheremeta: Memories going back to ’66…

With induction into the Old Brigade looming large on the horizon, I thought it fitting to take some time for reflection on one incredible journey from recruit to retiree and, in doing so, perhaps provide others with a chance to remember their own similar experiences both during and after military college.

Montreal – 6 September 1966.  Sixteen years old and getting on blue-painted buses that looked like they came straight out of a 1950′s movie set.  Destination: Collège Militaire Royal de St-Jean.   Strangers everywhere; a few uniforms trying hard to impose some degree of order on what appeared to be mass chaos.  Parents proud, me – somewhat excited but admittedly a little anxious.  Luckily, I ran into some other guys who had gone through the interview/screening process with me that summer, so at least there was someone else to share the experience as we prepared to venture into the unknown.

Looking back, things that stand out as pins on a memory map, even after all these years:

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Where are they now?

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Looking Back – Notable Ex Cadets: 16975 Omer Lavoie

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16975 Omer Lavoie was awarded the Mer­i­to­ri­ous Ser­vice Cross for his role in lead­ing the First Bat­tal­ion, Royal Cana­dian Reg­i­ment Bat­tle Group in Afghanistan.

Omer has been awarded the NATO Mer­i­to­ri­ous Ser­vice Medal for lead­ing NATO’s first offen­sive ground oper­a­tion at the Bat­tle Group level, Operation Medusa.

He was appointed to the Order of Mil­i­tary Merit as an Offi­cer.

His for­mal edu­ca­tion includes an Hon­ours degree in Mil­i­tary Lead­er­ship and Applied Psy­chol­ogy from Royal Roads Mil­i­tary Col­lege and a Master’s degree in Defence Stud­ies from Royal Mil­i­tary College of Canada.

 

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Keeping Tabs…

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Retirements

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RETIREMENTS:

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Class Notes & Branch Update…

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’69ers Walk the Talk’

Front row: Dave Lowdon, Chris Hordal, Dave Cudmore, Wil Bush, Fletcher Thomson

In the rear: Paul Hession, Gord Hamilton, Garth Jonah, Cajo Brando, Don Bell, Jim McCarthy, Mike Lawrence, Laurie Villeneuve, Peter McMillan, Don Partsch, Mike Johnson

Kingston Branch Spring Dinner – part of the crowd

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13987 Bryan Bailey: From Pinawa to Kingston & many stops in between

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From Pinawa to Kingston & many stops in between

By: 27832 OCdt (I) Pablo Cardona – 12 Squadron

13987 Bryan Bailey grew up in the small town of Pinawa, Manitoba and entered Royal Roads Military College  in 1979. He graduated from Royal Military College of Canada in 1983 with a degree in Political and Economic Science and was commissioned as an infantry officer with the Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry (PPCLI). Later in his career, he would earn a Masters Degree in Political Studies from Queens University in Kingston.

He retired in 2013, at the rank of Lieutenant-Colonel.

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Environmental Preparation Training (EPT): Through the eyes of staff & the media

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EPT:

“I remember when the RCAF AND RCN cadets just got the week off while the army cadets got their boots and kit ready for another summer in the field.”

…Ex Cadet from the late 1990s to early 2000s

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Environmental Preparation Training: Cadet perspective

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  • EPT – Fun & a chance to refresh basic skills

  • Army – Full Week of EPT – Very Beneficial

  • Air Force – III Year had His Eyes Opened

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RMCC: Heading to the finish line…

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la Bataille de l’Atlantique Gala / Cadets Attend Battle of Atlantic Gala

Bruciepalooza – 15 May – 3PM – Parade Square

 

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Former ‘army brat’ big part of the RMCC team

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Former ‘army brat’ big part of the RMCC team

By 27832 OCdt (I) Cardona, 12 Squadron

Transforming a university student into a capable CAF officer takes more than just proficiency in the four pillars. Often, cadets seek guidance, answers to their questions and advice on what they need to do to become better officers. Among their other functions, including administrative duties and training, members of the Training Wing are role models for the cadets, examples of what it means to be an effective member of the CAF.

More often than not, they are also willing to take the time to provide guidance and help cadets with personal and college related issues. To this end, every Squadron is assigned a senior Non Commissioned Member (NCM).

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Qu’est-ce qui se passe au CMR Saint-Jean

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From left to right : Sami Aoun, Ocdt Quenneville, Benoît Blainpain, Ocdt Bouchard, Ian Parenteau (20228), and Ocdt Gauvreau. – Photo by Jacques N. Godbout, 45eNord.ca

  •  « L’islamisme radical au Canada. Quelles menaces ? Quelles réponses ? »

  • “Radical Islam in Canada. What threats? What answers?”

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Morale Building Quotes from Edward R. Murrow

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Morale Building Quotes from Edward R. Murrow:

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