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In this Issue 32

In this Issue 32

Table of Contents:

1. Ex Cadets and more in the news

2. 2018 WoH Ceremony: 2375 Norman Bruce “Ike” Buchanan, Class of 1934 – to be inducted

3. Back in the Day: R.M.C. Graduates Called “Prigs”

4. Golden Oldies

5. Coming Back to RMC: A Closer Look

6. Keeping Tabs

7. Calgary Class of ’76 Issues Challenge to ALL Classes in Support of Disabled Veterans

8. 17160 Stephen Kalyta: “My gift was tenacity”

9. 25303 Jonathan Day: Sometimes the “80% Solution” is Best

10. Dr. Kris Singh: Unconventional and Unexpected Comparisons

11. 16286 Carolyn Hug: “Dunkin donuts and shining boots!”

12. The Value of an Arts Education

13. H24263 Dr John Scott Cowan: Applied TDV

14. Turbulent Times: The Cadets of 1965 & a Form of Collective Leadership

15. Deaths

16. CAREER OPPORTUNITIES – Nos offres d’emploi

17. ArchivesHere

18. Reunion Weekends /  Fin de semaines des retrouvailles

19. Royal Roads hosting reunion 7-9 September

Ex Cadets and more in the News

Canada enters dangerous year-long peacekeeping mission in Mali, Conservatives still want House debate and vote 21497 Chris McKenna Article *** On this day 100 years ago, Canadian troops led the First World War’s final charge 5105 J.L. Granatstein  Article *** *** MENER, C’EST APPRENDRE 17312 Jennie Carignan Article *** Former RCAF pilots inducted into Canada’s…

2018 WoH Ceremony: 2375 Norman Bruce “Ike” Buchanan, Class of 1934 – to be inducted

War hero became politician, businessman 2018 Wall of Honour Ceremony Article prepared by 10642 C.D. (Doug) Wright The Class of 1963, as their gift to the College upon entry into the Old Brigade in 2009, created and donated to RMC a Wall of Honour to recognize ex-cadets of the Royal Military Colleges (RMC, RRMC, RMC…

Keeping Tabs

  20456 Adam McInnis – Vice President, Branch Manager at RBC Dominion Securities 23781 Melissa Sharp – Air Force Logistics Officer at Department of National Defence 17183 Peter Nicol – President/Chief Executive Officer at Gymnastics Canada 23842 Bryan Matthews – Manager, Ernst & Young 23701 Kathryne Fontaine – Liaison Officer for Forces armées de la République démocratique du Congo (FARDC) 15774 Joe…

Calgary Class of ’76 Issues Challenge to ALL Classes in Support of Disabled Veterans

Feature photo – 10970  Karmin McKay TDV&F challenge (The F is for Fishing) In 2018, the Calgary Class of ’76 (soon to be Old Brigade) hosted disabled Veterans to 20+ days of fishing. In 2019 the same team will organize at least two events: one in Northern Alberta (walleye and pike), and one near Calgary (trout). On…

17160 Stephen Kalyta: “My gift was tenacity”

The Ex-Cadet Behind the Articles  Article by 25366 Anna-Michelle Shewfelt  Readers of e-Veritas will recognize the name 17160 Stephen Kalyta. The Oshawa, Ontario, native has written a number of articles over the past year and will contribute more as the fall semester gets underway. In the meantime, he agreed to something a little more personal…

25303 Jonathan Day: Sometimes the “80% Solution” is Best

Ex-Cadet Credits the College with Teaching Time-Management  Article by 25366 Anna-Michelle Shewfelt  25303 Jonathan Day (RMC 2012) is currently posted to CFB Borden as the Base Supply Officer. And while that posting brings the Wasaga Beach, Ontario, native back home again he’s gotten around since graduation. “After grad I was posted to Maritime Operations Group…

Dr. Kris Singh: Unconventional and Unexpected Comparisons

RMC Cadets are “Eager to Solve Problems” Article by 25366 Anna-Michelle Shewfelt Dr. Kris Singh came to RMC’s English Department from Trinidad by way of the University of Waterloo, where he did his bachelor’s and master’s degrees, and Queen’s University, where he did his PhD. “My Caribbean roots certainly motivated my initial interest in postcolonial…

16286 Carolyn Hug: “Dunkin donuts and shining boots!”

Ex-Cadet Comes Full Circle Article by 25366 Anna-Michelle Shewfelt  16286 Carolyn Hug (CMR 1989) found that she could get everything she needed from military college. “I knew that getting a degree was a must,” she joked, “and I also wanted exciting challenges. Both could be done by going to military college.” The Otterburn Park native…