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In This Issue 15 / Dans ce numéro 15

Congratulations to the Class of 2025 and welcome to the military college family! See below for our coverage of Reunion Weekend 2021!

(Please note that the Arch Memorial Service was a virtual event again this year. The video from the event will be included in eVeritas as soon as it is available.)

Félicitations à la promotion 2025 et bienvenue dans la famille des collèges militaires! Voir ci-dessous pour notre couverture du Fin de semaine des anciens 2021!

(Veuillez noter que la Marche vers l’Arc Commémoratif était à nouveau un événement virtuel cette année. La vidéo de l’événement sera incluse dans eVeritas dès qu’elle sera disponible.)


ISSN 2562-5071

In This Issue 15 / Dans ce numéro 15

Table of Contents / Table des matière

RMC Club and RMC Foundation Merger Information – Information sur la fusion du Club des CMR et de la Fondation des CMR

What can Canadian Military College Alumni do to promote Reconciliation with Indigenous People?

“Unleash it all” – Class of 2025 Proves COVID Restrictions Can’t Stop Them on Obstacle Course /  “Donnez tout” – La classe de 2025 prouve que les restrictions liées à la COVID-19 ne peuvent pas les arrêter face à la course à obstacles

“This is only the beginning” – Class of 2025 Officially Joins the Wing / « Ce n’est que le début » – La promotion de 2025 rejoint officiellement l’escadre

Les élofs et les aspms donnent tout sur la course à obstacles du CMR Saint-Jean / Cadets Give Their All on RMC Saint-Jean Obstacle Course

Les élofs et les aspms marquent la fin du POPA au CMR Saint-Jean avec la cérémonie de remise des insignes/ Cadets Mark End of FYOP at RMC Saint-Jean with Badging Ceremony

Alumni Making the News / Des anciens font l’actualité

Dear RMC Diary: 15566 Helga Rausch Remembers Rook Term

10970 Karmin McKay: “Generals, RSM’s and Troopers are people just like you”

12570 Mike Kennedy Reviews “Hal Moore on Leadership” by LGen Harold G. Moore and Mike Guardia

Keeping Tabs / Gardez un œil sur eux

Golden Oldies / Photos d’antan

The Class of ’79 Remembers: Yeates Runs a Circle

We Get Emails: Some ‘Vintage’ Photos of the 1956 Prep Year Entry Class at CMR

Class of 2025 begins academic year with new “4-Pillar Degree” programmes / La promotion 2025 commence l’année académique avec de nouveaux programmes de “Diplôme à 4 piliers”

Ask the Expert: Dealing with my COVID “19” / Des conseils d’expert : Composer avec la « COVID-19 livres » 

Dr. Alan Whitehorn: Renaming History

From 12570 Mike Kennedy: RMC – Forty Years On (Part 3)

A170 Tom Rozman: Leadership Do’s & Don’ts from a Battalion Perspective

Deaths | Décès

What can Canadian Military College Alumni do to promote Reconciliation with Indigenous People?

What can Canadian Military College Alumni do to promote Reconciliation with Indigenous People? The Class of 1988 proposes some answers. E-Veritas Article Submission, by 16598 Scott Stevenson, RRMC 1988 The Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada (TRC), in the preface to its final report in 2015 asked: “Now that we know about residential schools and…

“Unleash it all” – Class of 2025 Proves COVID Restrictions Can’t Stop Them on Obstacle Course / « Donnez tout » – La classe de 2025 prouve que les restrictions liées à la COVID-19 ne peuvent pas les arrêter face à la course à obstacles

Editor’s Note: The French version of this article will be included when it is available. / Note de l’éditrice : La version française de cet article sera incluse lorsqu’elle sera disponible. Photos by S1 Lisa Anne Sheppard with MCpl Rod Doucet, RMC Public Affairs Article by 25366 Anna-Michelle Shewfelt  (Sunday, September 19, 2021) “Is it…

“This is only the beginning” – Class of 2025 Officially Joins the Wing / « Ce n’est que le début » – La promotion de 2025 rejoint officiellement l’escadre

Editor’s Note: The French version of this article will be included when it is available. / Note de l’éditrice : La version française de cet article sera incluse lorsqu’elle sera disponible. Photos by S1 Lisa Anne Sheppard with MCpl Rod Doucet, RMC Public Affairs Article by 25366 Anna-Michelle Shewfelt  (Sunday, September 19, 2021) Yesterday the…

Les élofs et les aspms donnent tout sur la course à obstacles du CMR Saint-Jean / Cadets Give Their All on RMC Saint-Jean Obstacle Course

Gracieuseté des Affaires publiques du CMR Saint-Jean / Courtesy of RMC Saint-Jean Public Affairs (vendredi 10 septembre 2021) Demain matin, la course à obstacle va mettre nos Elof et Aspm à l’épreuve mentalement et physiquement. En après-midi, leurs efforts des dernières semaines seront récompensés alors qu’ils recevront leur insigne du Collège militaire royal du Canada….

Les élofs et les aspms marquent la fin du POPA au CMR Saint-Jean avec la cérémonie de remise des insignes/ Cadets Mark End of FYOP at RMC Saint-Jean with Badging Ceremony

Gracieuseté des Affaires publiques du CMR Saint-Jean / Courtesy of RMC Saint-Jean Public Affairs (samedi 11 septembre 2021) La cérémonie de remise des insignes a marqué un jalon important pour les nouveaux elofs et aspm aujourd’hui. Ils ont maintenant complété leur Programme d’orientation de première année. (Saturday, September 11, 2021) The badging ceremony marked a…

12570 Mike Kennedy Reviews “Hal Moore on Leadership” by LGen Harold G. Moore and Mike Guardia

Book Review: “Hal Moore on Leadership,” by Lieutenant General Harold G. Moore and Mike Guardia Published by Magnum Books, 155 pp. $19.95 Review by 12570 Mike Kennedy In 1965 many Americans were still only vaguely aware of the fact that their country was fighting a war in Vietnam, but the year would nonetheless prove to be…

Keeping Tabs / Gardez un œil sur eux

26730 Matt Mooney – Training Officer – Naval Tactical Operations Group (NTOG) 22543 Hayley Mooney – Communications Specialist and Educator 17863 Jonathan Knaul – Director Strategic Initiatives at Canadensys Aerospace Corporation 14791 David Lincourt – Global Defense Industry Business Unit at SAP 20396 Charity Weeden – Vice President of Global Space Policy and Government Relations,…

Class of 2025 begins academic year with new “4-Pillar Degree” programmes / La promotion 2025 commence l’année académique avec de nouveaux programmes de “Diplôme à 4 piliers”

Courtesy of RMC Public Affairs / Avec l’aimable autorisation des Affaires publiques du CMR Photos by S1 Lisa Anne Sheppard, RMC Public Affairs / Affaires publiques du CMR (Wednesday, September 8, 2021) September 7, 2021 marked the first day of classes (remotely delivered) for undergraduate students for academic year 21/22. Of more historical importance, September…

Ask the Expert: Dealing with my COVID “19” / Des conseils d’expert : Composer avec la « COVID-19 livres »

Article by Dr. Darrell Menard  Q: I have worked from home for over a year because of the pandemic.  In addition, I have limited my travelling to essential things like medical appointments and grocery shopping.  Something I have not changed is my exercise routine which involves a combination of running, cycling and weights.  Despite this,…

Dr. Alan Whitehorn: Renaming History

Dr. Alan Whitehorn is a poet, professor emeritus of political science at the Royal Military College of Canada, and is an Aurora Forum Goodwill Ambassador and is also the author of several books on genocide, including The Armenian Genocide: The Essential Reference Guide. The following article is reprinted with his permission from 168, a Yerevan, Armenia newspaper,…

A170 Tom Rozman: Leadership Do’s & Don’ts from a Battalion Perspective

Perspectives Regarding Battalion Leadership Effectiveness—and Applicability to a Civilian Context Article by A170 Tom Rozman The observations made in this discussion are focused on non-combat field and garrison operations of battalions both stationed in the Continental United States and forward deployed in Western Germany and the Republic of South Korea.  They are taken from experiences…

Deaths | Décès

Above photo by Liam Norris 4875 Melvyn Brown  October 3, 1936 – September 2, 2021 It is with profound sadness that we announce the passing of Mel Brown on September 2 at the age of 84. Beloved husband of almost 61 years to Emily (née Corrigan); Loving father to Lynn (Fred), Nancy and Micheal (Teresa);…