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In This Issue 17 / Dans ce numéro 17

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On Monday, August 31, 2020, the Class of 2024 marched through the Memorial Arch, officially beginning their RMC career. For full coverage please see here.

Le lundi 31 août 2020, la promotion de 2024 a défilé sous l’Arc commémoratif, débutant officiellement sa carrière au CMR. Pour plus de détails, veuillez cliquer ici.


Please note that the next edition of eVeritas will be published on Monday, September 21, 2020. Thank you.

Veuillez noter que la prochaine édition d’eVeritas sera publiée le lundi 21 septembre 2020. Merci.


For RMC Club and eVeritas business please contact amshewfelt@gmail.com.  For RMC Foundation business please contact rmcfoundationfundraising@outlook.com

 Pour les demandes concernant le Club des CMR et eVeritas, veuillez contacter amshewfelt@gmail.com.  Pour les affaires de la Fondation des CMR, veuillez contacter rmcfoundationfundraising@outlook.com


ISSN 2562-5071

In This Issue 17 / Dans ce numéro 17

Table of Contents / Table des matière

“You Have What It Takes” – The Class of 2024 Marches Through the Arch / « Vous avez tout ce qu’il faut » – La promotion de 2024 à défilé sous l’Arc commémoratif

Engage for 50: The Past, the Present, and our Future

Battle of the Classes Challenge Week 2 Results

Notice of the Annual General Meeting of the RMC Foundation

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

2020 Wall of Honour Honourees / Les lauréats du Mur d’honneur 2020

Alumni Making the News / Des anciens font l’actualité

S160 Mary Darlington Marks 20 Years with the RMC Club / S160 Mary Darlington fête ses 20 ans avec le club des CMR

12806 Billie Flynn: It’s Time

G1628 Major Tanya Grodzinski, PhD, Associate Prof in RMC’s Dept of History, Retires from the CAF

Ask the Director of Cadets: 21217 Col Corinna Heilman Talks Military Indoctrination / Demandez à directrice des élèves-officiers: 21217 Le Col Corinna Heilman parle d’initiation à la vie militaire

6560 Andrew Nellestyn: EX-CADETS LEAD AND ACTIVELY PARTICIPATE IN ALLEVIATING HOMELESSNESS

12570 Mike Kennedy Reviews “MiG Alley: The U.S. Air Force in Korea, 1950-53” by Thomas McKelvey Cleaver

17481 Dr. Sean Maloney: Deconstructing Dr. Strangelove

Golden Oldies / Photos d’antan

Keeping Tabs / Gardez un œil sur eux

The Class of ’79 Remembers: Terry Fox

“A Foundation of Strength:” The Class of 2024 Continues Their Journey at RMC / « Une base solide » : La promotion de 2024 poursuit son chemin au CMR

New Cadets Master “Menu” of New Skills at RMC Saint-Jean / Les nouveaux élèves-officiers maîtrisent un « menu » de nouvelles compétences au CMR Saint-Jean

Les événements autour des Collèges / Happenings Around the Colleges

28560 OCdt (IV) Bennett Dickson Reflects on Spring Quarantine at RMC (Part 1) / 28560 Élof (IV) Bennett Dickson réfléchit à la quarantaine printanière au CMR (partie 1)

A170 Tom Rozman: A Perspective on the Leadership Footprint of the Presidial Troops on the Northern North American Frontiers of the Kingdom of New Spain

eVeritas Publishing Schedule Fall 2020 / Calendrier de publication d’automne 2020 d’eVeritas

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

Need to get ahold of us?

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

Tell your story! / Raconte ton histoire!

“You Have What It Takes” – The Class of 2024 Marches Through the Arch / « Vous avez tout ce qu’il faut » – La promotion de 2024 à défilé sous l’Arc commémoratif

Click the link below for the video / Cliquez sur le lien ci-dessous pour la vidéo https://www.facebook.com/watch/?v=608273639888084&extid=Oy0iLoeWJ77ZAdVZ Today, the Class of 2024 marched through the Memorial Arch, truly beginning their journey at the Royal Military College of Canada. #RMC #TruthDutyValour Aujourd’hui, la promotion de 2024 a défilé sous l’Arc commémoratif pour marquer officiellement le début…

S160 Mary Darlington Marks 20 Years with the RMC Club / S160 Mary Darlington fête ses 20 ans avec le club des CMR

Article by 25366 Anna-Michelle Shewfelt (Wendesday, 26 August, 2020) “You’re the continuity, the rock behind the scenes that holds this place together. Commandants come and go, Board members come and go, but you’re still there.” That was the sentiment expressed today when the staff of the RMC Club and the RMC Foundation met in Panet…

12806 Billie Flynn: It’s Time

After 40+ years flying jets, 80+ airplanes and 5000+ hours, and getting to fly the F-35, the best 5th Gen stealth fighter on the planet, it’s time to transition to life on the ground with my beautiful wife and family in Canada. Among some of the influencers, COVID-19 made travel to see my family impossible,…

G1628 Major Tanya Grodzinski, PhD, Associate Prof in RMC’s Dept of History, Retires from the CAF

Above: LCol Andrew Brown, PhD (Deputy CO PG and MILFAC) presents the Commander, Canadian Army certificate to G1628 Major Tanya Grodzinski, PhD, during her farewell luncheon on August 11, 2020. Article by 25366 Anna-Michelle Shewfelt Photos courtesy of G1628 Tanya Grodzinski Major Tanya Grodzinski, a well-known face in RMC’s Department of History, is moving on…

Ask the Director of Cadets: 21217 Col Corinna Heilman Talks Military Indoctrination / Demandez à directrice des élèves-officiers: 21217 Le Col Corinna Heilman parle d’initiation à la vie militaire

Videos: Cpl Brandon James Liddy, RMC Public Affairs / Affaires publique du CMR Ask the Director of Cadets//Entretien avec la directrice des élèves-officiersColonel Corinna Heilman, Director of Cadets, Royal Military College of Canada//Colonel Corinna Heilman, Directrice des élèves-officers, Collège militaire royal du Canada Posted by RMC Canada CMR on Tuesday, August 18, 2020 Ask the…

6560 Andrew Nellestyn: EX-CADETS LEAD AND ACTIVELY PARTICIPATE IN ALLEVIATING HOMELESSNESS

Above: 7195 Cmdre (Ret’d) Robert Hamilton accompanied by 12708 MGen (Ret’d) Ian Poulter presents OStG $15K cheque to support homeless veterans to VAdm (Ret’d) Larry Murray, RCL Grand President and National Foundation Board member. Absent 6560 Col (Ret’d) Andrew Nellestyn. HOMELESSNESS IS ENDEMIC! A blight on society’s inability to come to grips with this dehumanizing and…

12570 Mike Kennedy Reviews “MiG Alley: The U.S. Air Force in Korea, 1950-53” by Thomas McKelvey Cleaver

Book Review: “MiG Alley: The U.S. Air Force in Korea, 1950-53” by Thomas McKelvey Cleaver Published by Osprey Books, 336 pp. $39.99 Review by 12570 Mike Kennedy Seventy years ago this summer, the world watched, waited, and worried as a sudden and unexpected conflict in a remote part of Asia threatened to escalate into what…

Keeping Tabs / Gardez un œil sur eux

17226 Peter Nicol – National Training Manager – PSP at Canadian Forces Morale and Welfare Services 24666 Diana Prenoveau – Human Resources Officer at Canadian Armed Forces 25453 Joel Morris – Communications and Electronics Engineering Officer 21124 Scott Lloyd – Management Services Officer at Department of National Defence 19915 Chad Arron Smith – Founder, Leader, Enterprise Open Source Innovator/Inventor. Driven by data. 21202 Morgan Bailey – Canadian Veteran,…

The Class of ’79 Remembers: Terry Fox

With thanks to 12215 Dave Mowat and the Class of 1979. Photos by Dave Mowat unless otherwise noted. Above: Terry Fox near Orillia, Ontario; Canadian Museum of History; Photo: Brad Paxton It is amazing how one person can have such a profound impact on not only the Canadian Forces and a country, but to be…

“A Foundation of Strength:” The Class of 2024 Continues Their Journey at RMC / « Une base solide » : La promotion de 2024 poursuit son chemin au CMR

(Monday, August 17, 2020) Sign here please. It’s the first real day of their military careers and our First-Years are learning that paperwork is a big part of the job. Thanks to the skill and understanding staff of the College Orderly Room, the administrative foundation for our newest members is correct and ready. (Lundi 17…

New Cadets Master “Menu” of New Skills at RMC Saint-Jean / Les nouveaux élèves-officiers maîtrisent un « menu » de nouvelles compétences au CMR Saint-Jean

(Jeudi 20 août 2020) Exercice élémentaire, leçons en groupe, un moment avec le “padré”, ainsi qu’une visite au bâtiment C20 pour les “écarlates”, étaient entre autre au menu cette semaine… (Thursday, August 20, 2020) Drill, group lessons, a moment with the “padre”, and a visit to Bldg C20 for our “scarlets”, among other things were…

Les événements autour des Collèges / Happenings Around the Colleges

(Lundi 31 août 2020) Un moment historique pour le CMR Saint-Jean, le matin du 28 août 2020, alors que le Directeur des élèves-officiers, le Lcol René Poulin, remettait les 5 barettes de Commandant de l’Escadre des élèves-officiers à l’Élève-officier Alexis Bédard. Il s’agissait de la première nomination à cette fonction pour un élève-officier depuis 1995….

28560 OCdt (IV) Bennett Dickson Reflects on Spring Quarantine at RMC (Part 1) / 28560 Élof (IV) Bennett Dickson réfléchit à la quarantaine printanière au CMR (partie 1)

Above: Making sure Brucie was suitably protected from COVID19 was a popular distraction for Cadets during the spring lockdown at RMC. /  Ci-dessus: S’assurer que Brucie était correctement protégé contre le COVID19 était une distraction populaire pour les élèves-officiers pendant le verrouillage du printemps au CMR. Article by 28560 OCdt (IV) Bennett Dickson In early…

A170 Tom Rozman: A Perspective on the Leadership Footprint of the Presidial Troops on the Northern North American Frontiers of the Kingdom of New Spain

Above: Arms of the Kingdom of New Spain Article by A170 Tom Rozman Lost to the awareness of many today is a geopolitical entity that essentially existed from the Conquest of Mexico in 1521 until the Mexican Revolution of 1821.  It was the Kingdom of New Spain (Vice-Royalty of New Spain).  Its 300 year lifespan…

eVeritas Publishing Schedule Fall 2020 / Calendrier de publication d’automne 2020 d’eVeritas

eVeritas Publishing Schedule Fall 2020 Please note that eVeritas will be published on the following Mondays. The eVeritas emails will be sent out the day after publication (except in the event the Monday is a holiday). In addition, please note that submitted articles requiring translation must be received no later than the Monday prior to…

Deaths | Décès

Above photo by Liam Norris 12332 Gordon Sheasby 1957 – 2020 Born in Vancouver on April 13th, 1957, Henry Gordon Sheasby (Gord) passed to his heavenly home on July 29th, 2020 in Sus, New Brunswick. In a lifetime filled with accomplishment and adventure, Gord experienced and achieved so much. Gord’s career began as a Lieutenant…