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In This Issue – #20/2018 – Issue #599 All-time

In This Issue – 20/2018 – Issue #599 All-time

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Reunion Weekends Info

RMC; CMRSJ; RRU – E / F

Table of Contents

1. Convocation: Meet the Class of 2018

2. Senator Joseph A. Day urges graduates – ‘go out and do your damnedest!’

3. The Sunset Ceremony doesn’t disappoint

4. 173 new officers march off the parade square & through the Memorial Arch

5. 2Lt Eliza Bruce: After the Arch

6. Diplômes, parade et avertissements lors de la fin d’année au CMR Saint-Jean

7. Greg Mitchell provides an update on the recent survey about the Club services

8. Ex Cadets & more in the news…

9. Golden Oldies: Spotlight on ‘grads’ from yesteryear

10. Mechanical Engineering at the Royal Military College of Canada, 1876 – 2018

11. Keeping Tabs

12. Other Happenings around RMC

13. 3rd generation de Grandpré: Colin, incoming CWC has all the tools to make a difference

14. Operating in the New Mexico Desert

15. Deaths

16. CAREER OPPORTUNITIES – Nos offres d’emploi

17. Archives – Here

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Convocation: Meet the Class of 2018

Excerpts from the Principal’s Convocation Speech – Dr H.J. Kowal – 17 May 2018 Dr Kowal started his address by bidding everyone welcome to the 111th convocation ceremony of the Royal Military College of Canada. In recognition of the many academic accomplishments, he echoed the words of the appreciation from the Commandant, acknowledging the tremendous…

Senator Joseph A. Day urges graduates – ‘go out and do your damnedest!’

“Today, in countries around the world we are seeing challenges to our understanding of leadership – essential qualities of leadership are being turned on their head. Leadership is about values, ethics and character and that is where power should come from.” Speaking Notes for Senator Day RMC 111th Convocation May 17, 2018 Thank you for…

Diplômes, parade et avertissements lors de la fin d’année au CMR Saint-Jean

Diplômes, parade et avertissements lors de la fin d’année au CMR Saint-Jean (PHOTOS/VIDÉO) par: Nicolas Le Collège militaire royal de Saint-Jean a souligné la fin de l’année d’études avec la remise de diplômes aux finissants et par le traditionnel défilé de fin d’année. Le moment était doublement, triplement, quadruplement important puisque le directeur des études,…

Greg Mitchell provides an update on the recent survey about the Club services

RMC Club Membership Satisfaction Survey Thank you to those who responded The Club recently called upon our eVeritas readers to complete a short survey about our Club services, asking you how well you think we are doing, and seeking your suggestions for improvement. The response was tremendous, with 581 respondents taking the time to express…

Mechanical Engineering at the Royal Military College of Canada, 1876 – 2018

Book Review:  Mechanical Engineering at the Royal Military College of Canada, 1876 – 2018 By M.F. Bardon, P.A. Bussières, K.M Hadfield, J.G. Lindsay, and W.C. Moffatt Published by the Cordite Foundation for the RMC Club of Canada 424 pp. $33 softcover, $43 hardcover Available for purchase at the RMC Club Gift Shop. Proceeds to be…

Keeping Tabs

14857 Barry Downing – Managing Partner at Dundee Sarea, Chairman at Redecam Group 22813 Angela Court – Senior Communications Advisor | conseillère principale en communications 24561 Marc-Andre Pelland – MBA Candidate│Engineer Officer 26549 Kai Zhao – Logistics Officer at Royal Canadian Air Force 15414 Catherine Paquet – Senior Network Architect and Certified Cisco Systems Instructor at Global Knowledge 7943 Bill Lye…

3rd generation de Grandpré: Colin, incoming CWC has all the tools to make a difference

Feature photo: From the left: 27543 OCdt Colin de Grandpré, RMC Class of 2019; 18614 Major (Ret.) Paul de Grandpré, RMC Class of 1993; and 7257 Colonel (Ret.) Michel de Grandpré, RMC Class of 1968. -1, 25 and 50 years from graduation, respectively. Essay: Grant Memorial Prize / Le prix commémoratif lieutenant-colonel Leroy Fraser Grant…

Operating in the New Mexico Desert

Operating in the New Mexico Desert Article by Tom Rozman In today’s world of increasingly computer operated networked systems, global positioning systems (GPS) and other information age developments that operations increasingly rely on to function, a thought to underlying capabilities and skills may be worth a minute or two to consider.  Redundant capabilities when the…