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5562 General Jim Gervais (RRMC RMC ’62) joins Board of Northern Gold Mining Inc.

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Former astronaut campaigns to get fit
8276 Marc Garneau (CMR RMC ’70)

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Change of Command at the Air Command Academy

14458 Colonel Harry Kowal (RMC ’84), M0539 Major Conrad Bourgeois (RRMC RMC ’92) to Major Rebecca Evans.

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A day in the life of an air traffic controller

23709 Lieutenant Alan Lockerby (RMC ’06)

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Signals transformation, nothing new really…

M0589 Major Neil McKenna (RMC ’91) is the Canadian Army Liaison Officer to the U.S. Army Signal Center and Fort Gordon. He wrote ‘Signals transformation, nothing new really’ in the C&E Branch newsletter. After enlisting and spending nine years as an NCO Major McKenna completed Royal Military College in Kingston, Ontario and accepted his commission as an officer. Since then he has served as the Ops & Trg Officer for 73 Communication Group in Winnipeg, Manitoba; as the Plans Officer for 72 Communication Group Halifax, Nova Scotia; as the Officer Commanding 721 Communication Troop, Glace Bay, Nova Scotia; as the Deputy Commanding Officer for 2 Canadian Mechanized Brigade Group Headquarters & Signal Squadron, Petawawa, Ontario and most recently he served on the Canadian Army G6 Ops staff as the desk officer for Signals and EW support to deployed operations. In ‘92/93 Maj McKenna served as the Canadian Contingent J6/Officer Commanding the National Command & Control Information System (OC NCCIS) for Canada’s contribution to UNPROFOR in Bosnia/Croatia. In 2001 he was appointed as the Canadian Delegation Chief for Canadian participation in EX COMBINED ENDEAVOR and in ‘02/03 he served as the Canadian J6 for Canada’s Joint Task Force Southwest Asia as part of Operation Enduring Freedom.

Neil is currently EA to Assistant Chief of Land Staff.