In This Issue 28

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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:

3088 Fred E Ross; 6133 John A Stewart; 6607 Kenneth W Clarkson;  8055 James G McCarthy; 3890 Douglas J Gilpin; 5937 Donald S Pool; 6845 Paul Northover; 8074 J Douglas Smith Lifetime Membership; 8522 John AJ Hills; 10993 Roger H Richard – Lifetime Membership;

15666 Jeff Miclash; 6655 Cecil C Lukenbill; 25957 Geoffrey JW Branford – Lifetime Membership.

Club Membership Info Join, Update or Renew ‘Now’

In This Issue 28:

Ex-Cadets & More in the News

CLAUDE SCILLEY In Conversation:

An unlikely vocation awaited the man who scored RMC’s last touchdown

Direct From Panet House

Keeping Tabs…

New book by Jack Granatstein entitled The Greatest Victory: Canada’s 100 days, 1918

Club Membership Update

Help needed to locate a number of “buds” / Nécessaire

We Remember

1557 Reginal Sawyer: A Giant of an Ex Cadet

Good bye Eric, Welcome Serge / Adieu Eric, Bienvenu Serge

75th Anniversary of Royal Roads – April 2015

ROTP / RETP –

Programme de formation des officiers de la Force régulière –

Programme de formation (Intégration à la Réserve)

Jobs – Careers / Carrières

Deaths | Décès

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Employment Opportunities at the Royal Military College of Canada

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Emplois disponibles au Collège militaire royal du Canada Article

 

ENCORE:

2014 Ottawa Golf Tournament / Tournoi de golf – Club de golf Greensmere – 11 juillet

Meet Some of Our 212 Partners

e-Veritas: Reality

CMR SAINT-JEAN – 5/7 SEPT 2014 – FIN DE SEMAINE DES RETROUVAILLES – HOMECOMING WEEK-END

The 2014 Class of 1965 Teaching Excellence Award / Le Prix d’excellence en enseignement de la Promotion 1965

Royal Roads Paverstone Project

17th Annual Legacy Dinner

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QUOTE(S) OF THE WEEK

Morale building quotes from Pancho Villa:

“My sole ambition is to rid Mexico of the class that has oppressed her and give the people a chance to know what real liberty means. And if I could bring that about today by giving up my life, I would do it gladly.”

“I am not an educated man. I never had an opportunity to learn anything except how to fight.”

Morale building quotes from José Doroteo Arango Arámbula.

José Doroteo Arango Arámbula (5 June 1878 – 20 July 1923) – better known by his pseudonym Francisco Villa or his nickname Pancho Villa – was one of the most prominent Mexican Revolutionary generals.
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As commander of the División del Norte (Division of the North), he was the veritable caudillo of the northern Mexican state of Chihuahua, which, given its size, mineral wealth, and proximity to the United States of America, provided him with extensive resources. Villa was also provisional Governor of Chihuahua in 1913 and 1914. Although he was prevented from being accepted into the “panteón” of national heroes until some 20 years after his death, today his memory is honored by Mexicans. In addition, numerous streets and neighborhoods in Mexico are named in his honor.
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Villa and his supporters seized hacienda land for distribution to peasants and soldiers. He robbed and commandeered trains and, like the other revolutionary generals, printed fiat money to pay for his cause. Villa’s men and supporters became known as Villistas during the revolution from 1910 to roughly 1920.
Villa’s dominance in northern Mexico was broken in 1915 through a series of defeats he suffered at Celaya and Agua Prieta at the hands of Álvaro Obregón and Plutarco Elías Calles.
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After Villa’s famous raid on Columbus, New Mexico, in 1916, U.S. Army General John J. Pershing tried unsuccessfully to capture Villa in a nine-month pursuit that ended when the United States entered into World War I and Pershing was called back. Villa retired in 1920 and was given a large estate, which he turned into a “military colony” for his former soldiers. In 1923, he decided to reinvolve himself in Mexican politics and as a result was assassinated, most likely on the orders of Obregón.
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