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The Way it Was for Recruits in 1965: Then and Now

Recruit Camp In 1965 (click to enlarge) Fast Forward to FYOP 2012… As the Class of 2016 settled into the routine of FYOP, the First Year Orientation Program, 25366 Mike Shewfelt got out to record the sights around the College.

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What are these 24 up to these days…?

1. Completed 21 years of service as a Tactical helicopter pilots flying missions in all parts of the world including, Haiti, Kosovo, Bosnia, Lebanon and Afghanistan 2. Consultant to OEMs in preparation of proposal documents to Department of National Defence and NAMSA in the areas of Systems Engineering, Integrated Logistics Support, Program Management 3. Senior Sales Engineer at Splunk 4….

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

Quelques semaines après leur arrivée au Collège, quelque 140 élèves-officiers du Collège militaire royal de Saint-Jean ont pris part à traditionnelle course à obstacle le 31 août dernier, suite à un exigeant programme d’orientation. Un des obstacles les plus spectaculaires est le « rampement ». Crédit photo: Mario Poirier Les élèves-officiers du Collège militaire royal de Saint-Jean participent à la…

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Ironman Team Gears Up for Future Challenges

Petawawa Ironman Team Takes On Petawawa Ironman Training Event Article by 25887 OCdt (IV) Daniel Wilkinson – Photos by: Sonia Sansoucy On Sunday August 26th at 0700, participants and support personnel of the Petawawa Ironman Training Event (PITE) gathered in the Brock Squadron lounge to learn about the daunting task that was before them. This task comprised the following: a…

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The Week That Was…Skylarks & Much More

Cadets Back and So Are Skylarks 25804 Francis Holtken With the new DCdts, LCol Patrick Lemyre, expressing his love for skylarks and with the new approval system in place, the intent in the skylark seen above, where the tables in the Dining Hall were rearranged to say “C Div”, was to show that skylarks were still something supported at RMCC, and that…

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Baffin Expedition: Crossing the 100 km Akshayuk Pass

To the ends of the Earth! The return of two cadet teams from safe and successful expeditions to the tundras of Baffin Island and the rainforests of Ecuador marks a seminal moment for RMCC’s own Expedition Club before this coming 2012/13 academic year. With an increasingly complex world to explore, the club’s Executive Committee is on a mission to raise…

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2012 Amazon Expedition: Adventurous Humanitarianism in Ecuador

2012 Amazon Expedition By 25743 Stacey Litjens Cusan, Expedition Leader From the 12th of August until the 27th of August, the RMCC Expedition Club’s 2012 Amazon Expedition team set off to Ecuador on a trip unlike any other. The team worked with VESA (Volunteer Eco Students Abroad) and devoted one week for humanitarian aid in a community of indigenous Quichua…

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Careers | Carrières / Tip of the Hat / Realtors / Why Not Be a 212 Partner?

    Metallurgist – REQ12-073 / Métallurgiste – REQ12-073 Xstrata Nickel – Mine Raglan, Northern Quebec Project Manager and Design Engineer / Ingénieur conception et Chargé de projet Capt-Air Inc., Montreal Researcher – Protective equipment / Chercheur en équipement de protection IRSST, Montreal Transportation Engineer / Ingénieur des transports CN Railway, Edmonton/Montreal Electrical Engineer / Ingénieur électrique Andritz Hydro Ltée,…

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“That decision firmly established the pattern of RMC’s contribution to the nation’s security and development…” The Founding of RMC, Part 4

This is the conclusion of a four part series on the politics and people involved with the creation of the Royal Military College of Canada. It is taken from pages removed from the “Queen’s Quarterly 74, no. 3 (Autumn 1967), ” found in the shoe box of old photos in Panet House. The Founding of the Royal Military College –…

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Deaths | Décès

McCALLUM, Gavin Lindsay – Lieutenant-Commander CD RCN Passed away peacefully 29 August 2012 at the age of 51. Leaves behind his wife, 15946 Jill Carleton (sons Shawn Hambley, Christopher Hambley) of Osgoode, ON., sister Martha McCallum (husband David Ball, daughter Dana Ball) of Oakville ON., and many other family members, friends, colleagues and shipmates. Gavin was predeceased by his parents…

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In This Issue 33

COURSE À OBSTACLES AU CMR Saint-Jean   Vignette photo : La course à obstacles aura lieu le 31 août et le public est invité à assister à cet événement spectaculaire et haut en couleur. Crédit : Mario Poirier   Le vendredi 31 août 2012 de 9 h 30 à 11 h 30 La population est invitée à assister à la…

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Class of 2016 Cadets March Under the Arch

Marking the beginning of FYOP 2012 Written by 25594 OCdt (IV) Marina Lowthian – Photos 25881 OCdt (IV) Anthony Matlock Parents, friends, and family proudly gathered around the Arch this Saturday, August 25th to watch as the newest recruits of the Royal Military College of Canada marched into the college. It is tradition for cadets to march through the Arch…

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Ex-Cadets & More in the News

 Devoted to defence heritage Defence heritage expert 8059 Robert Mitchell has a deft skill for fostering the growth and sustainability of a wide range of heritage organisations. Mr Mitchell has a special interest in and an encyclopaedic knowledge of military history, which began with his experience in the Canadian armed forces and has transferred to the Western Australian museum sector….

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Catching Up With the News

Search for Canada’s top general behind schedule – Article Replacement Snowbirds aircraft to cost $755 million – Article Military meal program cut will cause ‘undue hardship’ – Article Who will be Canada’s top general? – Article Military’s ‘Royal’ name change sparks royal ruckus – Article Canadian Forces Enrol First Officers in a New Pilot Program – Article Dredging bed of…

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What are these 24 up to these days…?

  1. Currently working in Calgary after a two year absence 2. Master Business Administration Candidate 3. Ph.D. (Law) – Lawyer, Certified Licensing Professional, Adjunct Professor, Author 4. recent olympics brought back special memories – of being there before 5. Law Student / Second in Command Alpha Company, 48th Highlanders of Canada 6. President at Vero Solutions Inc. 7. Recently…