Ex Cadets, Professors, and Staff in the News

Halifax resident Willard Boyle shares 2009 Nobel Prize for physics

He invented a new world

Dr. Willard Boyle“Boyle then spent one year at Canada’s Radiation Lab and two years teaching physics at the Royal Military College of Canada.”

For more information on Dr. Boyle, go here.

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Golden Hawk helps history take flight

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10223 Dan Dempsey (RRMC RMC 1974)

“Sitting in the cockpit of a shining golden Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) F-86 Sabre 5, I did what anyone else would do. I started fiddling with the dials hoping for something exciting to happen.

Lieutenant Colonel (Retired) Dan Dempsey, a Royal Military College graduate with more than 20 years of RCAF service under his belt, showed me around the Golden Hawk, pointing out the features of the 1954 aircraft and keeping me away from others. Like, say, the eject button.”

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Veteran was ‘dinosauric’ – and proud of it

– 2761 Charles Sydney Frost (RMC 1940) Charles Sydney Frost was a dinosaur and proud of it. He told us so in his autobiography A Life Worthwhile.

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A few good women

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– 14444 Dorothy Hector (RMC 1984)
– 14423 Elizabeth Caswell (née Dyson) (RMC 1984)
– 14484 Jacqueline Pothier (RMC 1984)
– 14481 Linda Newton (RMC 1984)

“I remember the RMC cadets being at the arch, and I said, ‘Daddy, I want to wear one of those red coats.’ He said, ‘That’s nice, dear, that’s nice.’ He knew (that I wouldn’t be able to attend because I was a woman), he was in the military. What did I know? Nobody ever told me I couldn’t do something.”

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Iranian Nuclear Program Nears Critical Mass With Canadian Disclosures

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With a Ph.D. in War Studies from Kings’ College, London, and an MA in War Studies from the Royal Military College of Canada, Jones is well qualified to speak on the current Iranian situation, and wrote recently that President Obama’s policy of diplomatic engagement requires a much sharper edge if it is to prove effective in deterring Iranian nuclear ambitions.

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