In This Issue 7 / Dans ce numéro 7

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ISSN 2562-5071

In This Issue 7 / Dans ce numéro 7

Table of Contents / Table des matière

Message from the Principal of RMC / Communiqué du recteur du CMR

Message from the Commandant of RMC / Message du commandant du CMR

Message de l’équipe de commandement du CMR Saint-Jean / Message from the RMC Saint-Jean Command Team

We’re Hiring

Alumni Making the News / Des anciens font l’actualité

Charitable Giving and the Class of 1973 Secretary

Reflections from Mesopotamia – An ex-Cadet in Iraq, Part 3 / Réflexions de la Mésopotamie – Un ancien élève-officier en Iraq, Troisième partie


12570 Mike Kennedy Reviews “The Lee Enfield Rifle” by Martin Pegler

Golden Oldies / Photos d’antan

Keeping Tabs / Gardez un œil sur eux

5045 Ralph Awrey Remembers: Moving from CMR to RMC in 1960

7072 Roy Thomas: Meeting great people is “My Take-Away” from military college

Dr. Alan Whitehorn: Defining Moments, Global Pandemics and Beyond Nation States?

H3938 Peter Kirkham: Strategic Perspectives

Les événements autour des Collèges / Happenings Around the Colleges

Sports: Competitive Club and Rec Club Award Winners

We Get Emails

“Tip of the Hat” for March 2020 / Chapeau aux membres pour mars 2020

The World War II Fighter Pilot who led the way to a Family Service Legacy

Deaths | Décès

In Case You Missed It / Si vous avez raté

Participants Wanted for McGill University Study

Tournoi de golf de la Fondation des Anciens du CMR / CMR Ex-Cadets Foundation Golf Tournament

Tell your story! / Raconte ton histoire!

CMR Saint-Jean Entry Class of 1970: Entry into the Old Brigade Project / Classe d’entrée CMR Saint-Jean de 1970: Projet d’entrée dans la Vieille Brigade

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES (sponsored)  Nos offres d’emploi       

Archives – Here

We’re Hiring

Foundation Development Officer The Royal Military Colleges of Canada Foundation Inc. is a registered charity whose mission is to engage alumni and Canadians alike, in donorship and sponsorship activities above and beyond the mandate of the Canadian Forces to preserve and enhance the experience, history, traditions and culture of the Canadian Military Colleges as they develop Canada’s future leaders. Position: The Foundation Development Officer (“FDO”) reports directly to the Foundation’s Executive Vice President (EVP). The FDO will work closely with the EVP and the Chair of the Fundraising Committee to plan, execute and deliver ambitious income targets from a range of potential donors. Responsibilities: 1. Develop through recommendations…

Charitable Giving and the Class of 1973 Secretary

Charitable Giving and the Class of 1973 Secretary The RMC Foundation would like to give special thanks to 9721 David (DB) Snook, Secretary of the Class of 1973, who has been a donor to the RMC Foundation since 1975. He has provided significant support to the Class of 1973 Old Brigade Fund ever since. In December of 2018, David made a very generous donation to the Old Brigade History and Coin Fund that will ensure the long-term viability of providing cap badges and coins to first-year recruits. David decided to make this donation after taking part in the Badging Parade at RMC during the 2018 Reunion Weekend. Most…

Keeping Tabs / Gardez un œil sur eux

21023 Caroline Belley – Manager, Resource Planning, Finance Services and Administration at House of Commons of Canada 17563 Robert Dunn – Business Development Manager at Collins Aerospace 24216 David Duizer – Medical Director and Naturopathic Physician at Finlandia Health Centre M0931 Kari…

We Get Emails

The following was submitted by 4588 Bob Kompf. The Seige of 2020  By 4588 Bob Kompf – The Seige of 2020 We’ve heard a lot Noise’s a-plenty  – The news is loaded People are goaded Double…

Deaths | Décès

Above photo by Liam Norris Thanks to 5276 Digger MacDougall for providing the following: / Merci au 5276 Digger MacDougall d’avoir fourni ce qui suit: 5120 Vic Coroy It is with the greatest of sadness that…