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Issue 47

Issue 47

RMC Ex Cadet Club (Hamilton Branch) Annual Meet and Greet

Once again, the Hamilton ExCadet Club will be holding its annual meet and greet at HMCS Star in Hamilton on December 20th.  The event will kick off at 1730 hrs with an informal reception until 1930 hrs.  The purpose of the evening is to connect current serving local Cadets with Ex Cadets to share stories and pass along news from the school.  It is also a great way for prospective cadets to learn more about the institution, and to hear about what they can expect during and after their RMC experience. Light food will be available along with a cash bar for those over 19.

Dress: 

Cadets:   Scarlets / Ex Cadets:  Sixes /All others:  Jacket and Tie or Equivalent

Cost: Current Cadets are welcome free of charge  – All others $10 at the door.

Directions:

Please find the google map here.  Enter the main gates for HMCS Star located off the Dock Service Road, and turn and immediate left after the guard shack.  Follow around to the end of the building, with the entrance being on the northwest side of the building.  Be wary of the one way streets on John and Wellington.

RSVP by December 18th to Bob Carr.

Table of Contents:

Ex Cadets and more in the news
Coach extraordinaire & his secret weapon
Eric Murray: Success is all about teamwork, says Mississauga’s businessperson of the year
AG Report: 8475 Rem Westland pulls no punches in letter to the Deputy Minister…
Stephen Kalyta: are you ready for exams?
Golden Oldies
3201 Austen (Aus) Cambon wraps-up 12 part series on RMC sports in the post-war era
4 lives lived after sports at RMC
Keeping Tabs
A couple of real pros leading the band; pipes & drums
PSP (athletic) staff spends enjoyable evening at 6 Merritt Drive
Comments from an enlightened readership…
Robert Charette: In his own words – Invictus Games 2017 / Selon ses propres mots – Jeux Invictus 2017
The Winter “Density” at Wildflecken and the Consolidated Battalion
Maintenance Section—Beating the Cold
Deaths…

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CAREER OPPORTUNITIES Nos offres d’emploi

ENCORE:

Sajjan à Saint-Jean pour le retour universitaire au Collège militaire royal de Saint-Jean /

MND confirms Royal Military College Saint-Jean university status in 2018

RMC Foundation Truth, Duty, Valour Fund Supports RMC Cadets at Queen’s Model UN / Des élèves-officiers à la modélisation de l’ONU grâce au fonds Vérité, devoir, vaillance

Commandant & Principal tells us what the AG’s report means for RMC / Communiqué du Cmdt & Recteur sur le Rapport du VG

Truth, Duty, Valour Campaign 2017 Campagne « Vérité, devoir, vaillance » 2017

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RMC Foundation Honours Nancy Marr for 14 Years of Exceptional Service

Tuesday 12 December 2017 will mark the 14th anniversary of employment for long time employee Nancy Marr.  On 7 December a special presentation was made to Ms. Marr by RMC Foundation President 6475 Mike Houghton, with RMC Foundation Treasurer 12141 Bryn Weadon, and 15946 Jill Carlton, Chair of Audit and HR, and the RMC Foundation staff also in attendance to mark the special occasion.

Ms. Marr works tirelessly to ensure that the RMC Foundation is compliant in all aspects of its financial reporting, and record keeping.  Also known as the “master of the spreadsheets”, Ms. Marr provides timely and accurate information to all of our donors and partners with her extensive knowledge  of all things accounting.

In times of transition Ms. Marr provides her leadership and vast corporate knowledge to ensure that our donors and funding partners are kept informed and that our offices run smoothly.

On behalf of the staff and Board of Directors of the RMC Foundation we would like to thank Ms. Marr for her continued dedication, leadership, and financial expertise over the past 14 years.

Written by:  Jennifer Jordan, RMC Foundation Fundraising Coordinator

Ex Cadets & more in the news

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15161 Eric Murray: Success is all about teamwork, says Mississauga’s businessperson of the year

15161 Eric Murray (RRMC RMC 1985) “Eric was in the RETP program in the Class of ’85. He would never toot his own horn so I will do it for him!!” 14892 Tim Patriquin Success is all about teamwork, says Mississauga’s businessperson of the year Eric Murray, president/CEO of Temporal Power Ltd., as well as…

AG Report: 8475 Rem Westland pulls no punches in letter to the Deputy Minister…

LETTER TO THE DEPUTY MINISTER To: Ms. Jody Thomas Cc: Mr. Michael Ferguson From: Rem Westland, A/ADM (IE), 1998 – 1999 Subject: AG Report (2017) on the military colleges Dear Ms. Thomas: Towards the end of my 9 month tenure as acting Assistant Deputy Minister I was sitting with the then-Deputy Minister in his office….

3201 Austen (Aus) Cambon wraps-up 12 part series on RMC sports in the post-war era

A special thanks to 3201 Austen (Aus) Cambon, Cadet Wing Sports Officer, RMC 1953-54 who spent countless hours in recording significant RMC sports happenings during the late 1940s through to the mid 1950s. SPORTS AT RMC IN THE POST-WAR ERA #12 INTRAMURAL & OTHER SPORTS, AWARDS & TROPHIES, LIVES AFTER RMC, WRAPPING IT UP By…

Keeping Tabs

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PSP (athletic) staff spends enjoyable evening at 6 Merritt Drive

PSP (athletic) staff spends enjoyable evening at 6 Merritt Drive On November 29, RMC Commandant, BGen Sébastien Bouchard and his wife Karine Chayer hosted the Athletic Department staff for a small reception at their residence.  It was the first time many of the staff had been inside the Commandant’s residence and they thoroughly enjoyed the…

Robert Charette: In his own words – Invictus Games 2017 / Selon ses propres mots – Jeux Invictus 2017

Robert Charette: In his own words – Invictus Games 2017 After hearing about the upcoming wedding of Prince Harry and his girlfriend, Meghan Markle, I had the idea to tell you about my last experience as a sports volunteer. And the attention should not be focused on the royal couple but on the athletes that…

The Winter “Density” at Wildflecken and the Consolidated Battalion Maintenance Section—Beating the Cold

The Winter “Density” at Wildflecken and the Consolidated Battalion Maintenance Section—Beating the Cold Article: Tom Rozman A mechanized infantry battalion in Germany had been reorganizing to accept the new Bradley Infantry Fighting Vehicle.  A fourth mechanized infantry company had been assigned.  The anti-tank elements were concentrated into an anti-tank company.  The M88 Recovery vehicles were…