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In This Issue 32 / Dans ce numéro 32

Above: For the Class of 2023, it all came down to this. After completing the Obstacle Course they officially joined the Cadet Wing on Saturday’s Badging Parade. Photo by Corporal Brandon Liddy, RMC Public Affairs // Photo ci-dessus: Pour la promotion de 2023, tout se résumait à ceci. Après avoir terminé la course à obstacles, ils ont officiellement rejoint l’escadre des cadets lors du défilé de remise des insignes de samedi. Photo par le caporal Brandon Liddy, Affaires publiques du CMR

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Please be aware that the next eVeritas will be published on Monday, September 30, 2019. Also, please note that French translations of Reunion Weekend articles will be available in that edition. Thank you.

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Veuillez noter que le prochain eVeritas sera publié le lundi 30 septembre 2019. Veuillez également noter que les traductions en français des articles de la fin de semaine des anciens seront disponibles dans cette édition. Merci.

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25366 Anna-Michelle Shewfelt would like to thank RMC Public Affairs, the RMC Photo Club, 29006 OCdt Émilie Prud’homme, 28560 OCdt Bennett Dickson, 28230 OCdt Victoria Pierrot, and 27420 OCdt Tyler Rolfe for their invaluable assistance in producing this edition of eVeritas. // 25366 Anna-Michelle Shewfelt tient à remercier le service des affaires publiques du CMR, le club de photo du CMR, 29006 l’Élof Émilie Prud’homme, 28560 l’Élof Bennett Dickson, 28230 l’Élof Victoria Pierrot et 27420 l’Élof Tyler Rolfe pour leur aide précieuse dans la production de cette édition d’eVeritas.

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ISSN 2562-5071

In This Issue 31 / Dans ce numéro 31

Table of Contents / Table des matières

If you’re new to Reunion Weekend / Si vous êtes nouveau à la fin de semaine des anciens

Ex-Cadets & More in the News

The Executive Director Weekly – L’hebdo du directeur exécutif

22nd Annual Legacy Dinner another Huge Success / Un 22e dîner Héritage annuel couronné de succès

Obstacle Course Marks End of First Year Orientation Period for Class of 2023

Badging Parade: A Day the Class of 2023 “Will never forget”

11th Annual Wall of Honour Ceremony “Recognizes those who came before us”

Sunday Memorial Parade Remembers Fallen Ex-Cadets

A Look Back: FYOP 2019 Week 3 / Le POPA 2019: Retour sur la troisième semaine

Golden Oldies

Keeping Tabs

Sports: Paladins Shine on Reunion Weekend, RMC Fun Run & More!

Dr. B Asks, “What are you reading?”

Flashback: The Recruit Obstacle Race 1965

Flashback: 1996 – Recruit Sports Tabloid & Recruit Road Race

Learning by Observing: General Officer Escort Duty

Remembering 4393 Desmond Morton: “The very model of what an engaged Canadian historian should be”

Deaths | Décès

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES (sponsored)  Nos offres d’emploi       

Archives – Here

If you’re new to Reunion Weekend / Si vous êtes nouveau à la fin de semaine des anciens

Above photo by 28297 OCdt Lu, RMC Photography Club // Photo ci-dessus de l’élève-officier 28297 Lu, RMC Photography Club If you’re new to Reunion Weekend at RMC, you may be wondering just what it’s all about. Reunion Weekend is the annual Homecoming of Royal Military College of Canada alumni. The weekend serves as the culmination…

Ex-Cadets & More in the News

Editor’s Note: The articles included below do not represent all military college alumni in the news. If you know of a news-worthy individual that we missed, please contact us at Anna-Michelle.Shewfelt@rmc.ca. Thank you. // Note de l’éditrice: Les articles inclus ci-dessous ne représentent pas tous les anciens étudiants des collèges militaires dans les nouvelles. Si…

The Executive Director Weekly – L’hebdo du directeur exécutif

Photos by 28230 OCdt Victoria Pierrot THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR WEEKLY /  L’HEBDO DU DIRECTEUR EXÉCUTIF Thank you! Merci! It was a busy weekend for everyone. C’était une fin de semaine occupé pour tout le monde. We all worked together and produced a successful, memorable Reunion Weekend 2019. Nous avons tous travaillé ensemble et avons créé…

22nd Annual Legacy Dinner another Huge Success / Un 22e dîner Héritage annuel couronné de succès

The 22nd Annual RMC Foundation Legacy Dinner was once again a huge success.  On behalf of our Board of Directors I would like to take the time to thank our generous sponsors: Presenting Sponsor – Canso Investment Counsel Ltd. – 11623 John Carswell Silver Sponsor – TD Canada Trust – Mr. Dennis Larocque and Mrs….

Obstacle Course Marks End of First Year Orientation Period for Class of 2023

“The feeling was surreal” Article by 28560 OCdt (III) Bennett Dickson Photos courtesy of Corporal Brandon Liddy, RMC Public Affairs, and the RMC Photo Club This past Friday, September 13, the Royal Military College of Canada held its annual Obstacle Course to mark the end of the First Year Orientation Period (FYOP). The event began…

11th Annual Wall of Honour Ceremony “Recognizes those who came before us”

Article by 28230 OCdt Victoria Pierrot Photos by Corporal Brandon Liddy, RMC Public Affairs The Wall of Honour was established in 2009 by the class of 1963. It recognizes former Cadets of any of the Canadian military colleges who have had outstanding accomplishments and made contributions to Canada and the world. This year the ceremony…

Sunday Memorial Parade Remembers Fallen Ex-Cadets

Article by 28560 OCdt (III) Bennett Dickson Photos by Corporal Brandon Liddy, RMC Public Affairs This past Sunday (September 16), the Royal Military College of Canada concluded it’s Reunion Weekend with the annual Memorial Arch Parade. Focused on recognizing fallen Cadets and to introduce members into the Old Brigade, the parade was an opportunity for…

A Look Back: FYOP 2019 Week 3 / Le POPA 2019: Retour sur la troisième semaine

Above: Fighter Flight on the Obstacle Course. Photo by 29102 OCdt Lo / Ci-dessus: Fighter Flight sur la course à obstacles. Photo par 29102 l’Élof Lo Editor’s Note: RMC’s First Year Orientation Period (FYOP) is a three-week introduction to College life which culminated with the Obstacle Course on Friday, Sept 13, 2019. Below are the experiences…

Keeping Tabs

26288 Sarabjot Anand – RCAF Command and Control Information System (C2IS) Deputy System Design Engineer at Department of National Defence 22461 Claire Bramma – Master of Divinity student (part-time) at Trinity College and Curriculum Development Officer at Canadian Forces College 20831 Chris Reaburn – Enterprise Marketing at Nextiva 22260 Christopher Horner – Deputy Joint Force…

Sports: Paladins Shine on Reunion Weekend, RMC Fun Run & More!

Above: Glenn Butler in action. Photo credit Peter Reimer Paladins Win on Butler Try, Defensive Stand Article by Peter Reimer, RMC Sports Information and Promotion Coordinator Kingston, Ont. (September 14, 2019) – The RMC Paladins earned their first victory of the OUA men’s rugby season on the College’s Reunion Weekend, defeating the Trent Excalibur 22-19…

Remembering 4393 Desmond Morton: “The very model of what an engaged Canadian historian should be”

Dr Desmond Morton (4393) September 10, 1937- September 4, 2019 Hiram Mills Emeritus Professor, McGill University Fellow, Royal Society of Canada 1985 Officer, Order of Canada 1996 Honorary Colonel 8 Wing Canadian Forces Base Trenton 2002 Canadian Forces Decoration 2004 Article by Dr Kevin Brushett, Chair, RMC Department of History A few years ago when…