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Alumni in the News

22888 Dugald Thomson, RMC Class of 2004  – Hi-tech fix in the works to help RCN avoid marine mammals — https://bit.ly/3qJMST7 Engineers Help an Afghan Family Settle in Canada – https://cmea-agmc.ca/engineers-help-afghan-family-settle-canada James Christoff  MPA, RMC 2017, becomes High Commissioner in the Federal Republic of Nigeria – https://bit.ly/32npH84 17876 Daniel MacIsaac, RMC Class of 1991, Joins…

Honouring 6604 Jim Carruthers

Article written by A/SLt Louis “Jack” Murphy  Last year, on November 1st, 2021, RMC lost a beloved benefactor, mentor, and friend. 6604 Jim Carruthers was a vibrant part of the RMC Community, one that touched the hearts of countless cadets. Two communities were particularly affected by his passing, the RMC Rowing Crew, whom he alone…

OUA Sport Returns

Courtesy of the OUA  Following the Government of Ontario’s announcement, Ontario University Athletics (OUA) is pleased to announce the corresponding updates as it pertains to OUA competition. In conjunction with announced timelines surrounding the gradual easing of public health measures in the province, the OUA’s return to training will commence on Monday, January 31. The…

Keeping Tabs

17901 Hassan Qureshi – Partner at MNP 18850 Brian Lachine – Assistant Professor/Security Researcher 19280 Steven Thornton – Director General Digital Enterprise Management at Canadian Armed Forces | Forces armées canadiennes 14851 Gregory D. Burt – C-Suite/Executive/Management Consultant in strategy management, leadership, operations & training, defence & security, and foresight & intelligence. Member Board Of…

Meet the Branches

Meet the Branches – Chapitre Québec Président: 10404 Denis Faubert, CMR 1970-1975. Les autres membres de l’exécutif sont : Vice-président : 10838 Marc Grondin Trésorier : 13673 Daniel Pomerleau Secrétaire : 8277 Serge Gaudreau Administrateurs : M095 Clément Beaumont B0186 Richard Giguère 9875 Pierre LaPierre 15414 Catherine Paquet Carrière. Mon service dans les Forces armées…

Deaths

4243 Paul Robison, RRMC, Class of 1958 Loving husband to Donna Robison passed away suddenly at the age of 86 of a brain aneurysm. He is survived by his brother Michael, 3 daughters Cheryl Robison, Elisa Robison and Lisa Mah (Raymond). He was adored by his grandchildren, Tessa, Curtis and Avery. Paul was an Administrator…

They Proudly Served – Lt (N) Yuna Hur CMR/ RMC Class of 2013

Story originally published by Veterans Affairs: https://www.veterans.gc.ca/eng/remembrance/people-and-stories/yuna-hur It was 2009. Yuna Hur thought that after high school, she would pursue her education in fashion management to become a fashion entrepreneur. She had even applied to study fashion management in the United States. Her life took an unexpected turn after joining her friends on a visit…

Employment Opportunity

Company name: RMC Alumni Association Title of position: Alumni, Branch & Class Engagement Manager Position type: Full Time, Permanent Office Location: Kingston, Ontario (Remote work opportunities available) Company Description: The Royal Military Colleges of Canada Alumni Association Inc. is a registered charity whose mission is to bring together the alumni and other members for the…

Alumni in the News

15737 Bryan Brulotte,  CMR Class of 1987,  Considers Run for Mayor of Ottawa – https://bit.ly/3mu8m3U 21064 Lt-Col Rhonda Stevens, Class of 1998,  is the first female wing commander since 19 Wing Comox’s establishment 80 years ago – https://bit.ly/3yQWvC0 20184 BGen Louis Lapointe, Class of 1995, Deputy Commanding General, Operations for the U.S. Army in Alaska…

Keeping Tabs

17967 Jerry Dover – Vice President, Engineering & Automation at GoodLeaf Community Farms. Vertically Farmed, Straight Up Good. 25505 Geneviève Martel – Spécialiste des approvisionnements 22148 Patrick Hutcheson – Flight Test Instructor at National Test Pilot School 17404 Rob Watt – Foreign Language Student at Canadian Armed Forces | Forces armées canadiennes 19403 Michelle Taylor…

Class of 1979 Remembers – Stone Frigate Snowball Fight of Winter 1978

Stone Frigate Snowball Fight of Winter 1978 This story was shared from the RMC/CMR/RRMC Class of 1979 website: https://www.tdv79ers.ca/classmates/anecdotes/military-college-life/events/frigate-snowball-fight It was a sunny day in early November of 1978 – the Class of 79 was enjoying their first term in power in their graduating year.  The headgear for the dress of the day had recently…

Meet the Branches

Meet the Branches – Ottawa Branch Over the next several issues we will be highlighting the Branches so our readers can “meet” the Branch Presidents and get up to speed on recent branch activities. Branch Name:  Ottawa Branch Current President:  5276 J.R. Digger MacDougall Contact Info for Branch:  [email protected] Current number of members:  2000 Serving: …

Major Burt Bridge turns 100

Article submitted by 8061 J. R. (Bob) Morton, Class of 1969 On 10 Jan 2022, Burt Bridge a former Food Services Officer at RMC reached the grand old age of 100 at The Windsor Retirement Residence in Amherstview, Ontario. Burt completed 36 years of service in the RCA and RCASC including WWII experience from 1939…

And the Winner is …..

The Battle of the Classes was a resounding success once again this year.  Thanks to the support of our Alumni, we raised over $350,000 to support the future leaders of Canada. The Class of 1980 was the 2021 Winner of the Battle of the Classes with over $100,000 in contributions!   The Class of 1980 will…