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In This Issue 14 / Dans ce numéro 14

Photo credit / Crédit photo Cpl Brandon James Liddy, RMC Public Affairs / Affaires publique du CMR

Their journey begins. RMC welcomed 226 new Officer Cadets from across Canada this past weekend. For all the details please see here.

Leur aventure commence. Le CMR a accueilli 226 nouveaux élèves-officiers de partout au Canada la fin de semaine dernière. Pour tous les détails, cliquez ici.


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ISSN 2562-5071

In This Issue 15 / Dans ce numéro 15

Table of Contents / Table des matière

Welcome to the Class of 2024 – Message from the RMC Foundation President

Alumni Making the News / Des anciens font l’actualité

The Journey Begins: Welcome to the Class of 2024 / L’aventure commence: Bienvenue à la promotion de 2024

Message from the Commandant and Principal – Arrival of first-year officer cadets / Communiqué du commandant et du recteur – arrivée des élof 1e année

Notice of Retraction / Avis de rétractation

The Old 18, the New 100, and now the Class of 2024 / L’ancien 18, le nouveau 100 et maintenant la promotion de 2024

Golden Oldies / Photos d’antan

Keeping Tabs / Gardez un œil sur eux

12570 Mike Kennedy Reviews “When Truth Mattered: The Kent State Shootings 50 Years Later” by Robert Giles

The Class of ’79 Remembers: North – The Most Important Meal

The Way It Was: The Cadet Wing in 1949

Flashback: Laying Up the College Colours in 1942

What’s Happening at RMC / Qu’est-ce qui se passe au CMR

Leadership Lessons Experience Gained in Command/Management of Battalion to Brigade Size Organizations

“Tip of the Hat” for July 2020 / Chapeau aux membres pour juillet 2020

Deaths | Décès

In Case You Missed It / Si vous avez raté

Memorial Fund for Fallen Ex Cadets

UPDATE – CMR ST-JEAN ENTRY CLASS of 1970 … Entry into the Old Brigade Project

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The RMC Museum and the Maritime Museum of the Great Lakes Need Your Stories / Le Musée du CMR et le Musée maritime des Grands Lacs ont besoin de vos récits

TD Insurance Customer Relief: Helping Canadians Impacted by COVID-19

TOURNOI DE GOLF REPORTÉ/POSTPONED – FONDATION DES ANCIENS DU CMR EX-CADET FOUNDATION

Tell your story! / Raconte ton histoire!

Welcome to the Class of 2024 – Message from the RMC Foundation President

Welcome to the Class of 2024 On behalf of the Board of Directors of the Royal Military Colleges of Canada Foundation, I want to recognize our staff for their outstanding contribution in 2020, and welcome new Officer Cadets to Saint-Jean and Kingston. While the COVID-19 pandemic continues to challenge businesses big and small, our mandate…

Alumni Making the News / Des anciens font l’actualité

Band of Brothers take to the Rocky Mountains of Alberta.  5868 Scott Clements, RRMC-RMC ’63 (Left); and 5675 Dennis Apedaile, CMR-RMC ’63 (Right), put their friend 11898 Keith Hunt, RRMC-RMC ’78, through his paces.  Although 15 years apart, their hiking and skiing exploits, and their friendship, exemplifies the spirit of the Colleges. / Bande de frères…

The Journey Begins: Welcome to the Class of 2024 / L’aventure commence: Bienvenue à la promotion de 2024

RMC video – #RMC welcomes 226 new officer cadets from across Canada Aug. 1-3.Vidéo du CMR – Le #CMR accueille 226… Posted by RMC Canada CMR on Tuesday, 4 August 2020 Welcome to the Class of 2024 / Bienvenue à la promotion de 2024 All photos by Cpl Brandon James Liddy, RMC Public Affairs / Toutes…

Message from the Commandant and Principal – Arrival of first-year officer cadets / Communiqué du commandant et du recteur – arrivée des élof 1e année

(Friday, July 31, 2020) Le texte français suit Message from the Commandant and Principal – Arrival of first-year officer cadets Members of the College Team, These have been difficult and challenging times and so up front we would like to take this opportunity to thank you all for your patience and understanding, your innovation and…

The Old 18, the New 100, and now the Class of 2024 / L’ancien 18, le nouveau 100 et maintenant la promotion de 2024

The coronavirus pandemic is just one of the major events that sets the history of Canada’s military colleges into “before” and “after.” With that in mind, eVeritas wishes the Class of 2024 all the best and offers a brief look back at the reopening of the College in 1948. / La pandémie de coronavirus n’est…

Keeping Tabs / Gardez un œil sur eux

25815 Jason Song – Nuclear Safety, Naval Comptroller, Royal Canadian Navy 16493 Chand Sooran – Founder, EdgeworthBox. Past President, TiE NY. Investor and entrepreneur. 23781 Melissa Sharp – Retired Royal Canadian Air Force Logistics Officer G3636 Matthew V. Hartney – General Manager of Financial Consulting | Government & Public Sector (GPS) Professional Services Leader 18802 Rich Billard – Senior Manager Systems Engineering at Irving…

12570 Mike Kennedy Reviews “When Truth Mattered: The Kent State Shootings 50 Years Later” by Robert Giles

Book Review: “When Truth Mattered: The Kent State Shootings 50 Years Later,” by Robert Giles Published by Mission Point Press, 353 pp.  $33.00 Review by 12570 Mike Kennedy Before you continue reading this, take your watch or cellphone and use it to time precisely thirteen seconds. That’s how long it took on a spring afternoon…

The Way It Was: The Cadet Wing in 1949

Above: Orders of Dress for R.M.C., Kingston, 1949 Editor’s Note: The following is taken from the 1949 RMC Review. The RMC Cadet Wing By No. 2517 Major E.G. Brooks, DSO, RCA, Staff Adjutant RMC In the past year numerous ex-cadets have visited the College and all have shown great interest in the organization, chain of…

What’s Happening at RMC / Qu’est-ce qui se passe au CMR

Editor’s Note: All content is courtesy of RMC Public Affairs. / Note de l’éditrice: Tout le contenu est courtois des Affaires publiques du CMR. (Friday, July 24, 2020) Thanks to Defence Minister Harjit S. Sajjan for taking time yesterday to recognize university staff for their efforts in recent months responding to the challenges of COVID-19….

Leadership Lessons Experience Gained in Command/Management of Battalion to Brigade Size Organizations

Article by A170 Tom Rozman Thirty-six months of command/management or directing of the operations of two Army battalion size organizations and a third Commonwealth of Virginia organization of battalion/brigade configuration ranging from 250 to approaching 800 employees/personnel imparted significant leadership insights and lessons learned.  This article examines some of the more significant of these “takeaways.”…