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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…

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…

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…

West Point Game Cancelled

Article provided by Peter Reimer, Sports and Promotions Coordinator, RMC Athletics The RMC Paladins are sad to announce the cancellation of this year’s annual RMC-West Point hockey game for the second consecutive season due to the persisting COVID-19 pandemic. The decision to cancel the event, which was to take place at West Point on January…

OUA Delays January Sports

Information Courtesy of Peter Reimer, Sports and Promotion Coordinator, RMC Athletics With the safety of its student-athletes and that of the staff and supporters at each member institution, the OUA Board of Directors has announced a delayed restart to the OUA schedule in January. The Board announced Friday that all sanctioned competition scheduled prior to…

26212 LT(N) Anders Mech and fellow crew of HMCS Harry Dewolf seize 1,300 kg of cocaine in Operation Caribbe

Navy News – LT(N) 26212 Anders Mech (Class of 2014) and crew of HMCS Harry Dewolf seize 1,300 kg of cocaine in Operation Caribbe Proudly shared by 13766 Konrad Mech, Class of 1982,  (Ander’s father) via linkedin http://www.navy-marine.forces.gc.ca/en/news-operations/news-view.page?doc=hmcs-harry-dewolf-makes-first-two-drug-busts%2Fkwewfub4 Her Majesty’s Canadian Ship (HMCS) Harry DeWolf has racked up two more milestones during its ongoing circumnavigation of North…

Canadian Defence Review in Conversation with 18254 Major General Michel-Henri St-Louis, Acting Commander of the Canadian Army

Canadian Defence Review Radio hosted  18254 MGen Michel-Henri St.Louis, Acting Commander of the Canadian Army and our very own CMR Grad from the Class of 1992. Listen to the podcast here: http://www.canadiandefencereview.com/Podcast 18254 Major-General St-Louis, OMM, MSM, CD Biography Acting Commander of the Canadian Army Major-General Michel-Henri St-Louis is an infantry officer from the Royal…

Deaths

RCNC113 John Dumbrille, CD, RRMC, Class of 1943 The son of a mining engineer, Mr. Dumbrille grew up in Northern Ontario. During the Second World War he attended Prince of Wales High School, Vancouver, followed by Royal Roads Military College in Victoria, and the Royal Navy Engineering College in Plymouth, England, where he trained as…

RMC Wall of Honour: Last chance to get your nominations in for recognition in 2022

The 2020 Wall of Honour induction ceremony for the two selected candidates was postponed due to necessary COVID restrictions.  That postponement did not deter the submission of several excellent submissions and the selection of two worthy candidates (see e Veritas March 22, 2021) for the 2021 induction. Unfortunately, but very understandable, the 2021 ceremony has…

The Royal 22e Régiment band Celebrates 100 years

The Royal 22e Régiment band Celebrates 100 years This story was shared from The Maple Leaf Magazine:  https://www.canada.ca/en/department-national-defence/maple-leaf/defence/2021/12/royal-22-regiment-band-celebrates-100-years.html The year 2022 will be marked by numerous events celebrating the 100th anniversary of the Royal 22e Régiment Band, July 24th, 1922 being the foundation of this celebrated military band. Throughout its history, the Royal 22e Régiment Band has earned its reputation by its…