Ex-Cadets & More in the News

“I feel extremely proud to wear a Canadian flag on my uniform and act as an ambassador of Canada in this highly-multinational environment,” said Capt Hjalmarson from Naples. “

Captain Krisjan Hjalmarson – Article

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“My friends who applied to take courses at RMC were approved in under a month, whereas I had to go back and forth for almost a year to justify why I would be going to Queen’s instead of somewhere else,” he said. “Because they’re going to be reimbursing you later, it’s easier to stay within the military structure.”

Cpl. Jeff Cho – Article

 

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Status of Women Canada Honours 14510 Lieutenant-Colonel Sue Wigg

Susan Wigg’s military career is a history-maker from start to finish – and it’s not over yet! In 1980, she was one of the first women to attend the Royal Military College. In 2010, she returned to become its first woman Director for Cadets, responsible for commanding 70 staff and developing officership and fitness of more than 900 officer cadets.  Source

PROFILES OF OUTSTANDING WOMEN IN CANADIAN MILITARY HISTORY

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Local reservist helps keeps tabs on pirates

“Even though I work in the United Kingdom, when I come to work I am in the gulf,”

Lt.-Cmdr. Susan Long-Poucher – wife of  11947 LCdr Doug Poucher RMCC Logistics Officer

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Dallaire opens up about four suicide attempts

“There was no way to laugh anymore, to love, to care and there was a sense of guilt in having survived when others had been killed. I turned into a worse workaholic than I had already been by trying to work myself into the ground,”

7860 Sen. Romeo Dallaire – Article

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Minister Introduces Amendments to the National Defence Act

“In acting upon these recommendations, we are continuing to provide a military justice system that is effective, fair and transparent,”

The Honourable Peter MacKay, Minister of National Defence  Article

 

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Enhancements to the New Veterans Charter Are Now in Effect

“Our Government promised that the New Veterans Charter would evolve with the needs of the men and women it serves. With our latest enhancements, we’re delivering on that promise,”

The Honourable Steven Blaney, Minister of Veterans Affairs – Article

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Exchange program brings Australian cadets to West Point

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Cross-border commentary

“They got a lot of different perspectives and came up with a balanced view.”

Royal Military College professor Maj. John Grodzinski  Article

 

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