Ex Cadets, Professors, and Staff in the News

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Finding life at the edge of death

21678 Meagan K McGrath (RMC ‘00)

She’s climbed Everest, now Air Force major from Brampton wants to solo to the South Pole.

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Wolfe supporters speak

Gen Wolfe“What I’m seeing now is that we’re afraid to discuss it, and we’re making our history disappear and go away and that’s going to be to our loss.”

– G1628 John Grodzinski

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Laurier Centre for Military Strategic and Disarmament Studies holds first Toronto conference

16080 Douglas Delaney (RRMC RMC 1987) -16080 Douglas Delaney (RRMC RMC 1987) is one of the keynote speakers

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Virtual Warriors Push the Envelope

dr-paul-roman15028 Paul Roman (RMC 1985), associate professor in the Department of business Administration

“I thought gamers were from Mars and trainers were from Venus… But then we adapted a tank simulator game for a training exercise, and the results startled me. We went from 75 percent to 95 percent effective in only about half the time it would have taken for live training alone. We now see virtual world training as the road to high readiness, and that we’re at the beginning of an experiential learning renaissance.”

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New C.O. at the helm at ‘dynamic’ base CFB

14016 RB Fawcett (RRMC RMC 1983) – 14016 R.B. Fawcett (RRMC RMC 1983)

Kingston is “truly a Canadian Forces Base,” Col Fawcett explained, because it is home to all of the CF Elements, as well as training and academic institutions. Yet, although the Garrison is composed of many “individual domains,” it is very much the sum of its parts.

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‘Ocean politics’ declared wave of future

11741 Serge Bertrand (RMC 1978) – 11741 Serge Bertrand (RMC 1978)

“People have this idea that the world’s oceans are a vast, empty space where not a lot happens, but in fact, when it comes to everything from fishing to trade routes, they are not just important but increasing in importance.”

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Canada Company Awards Scholarships to Seven children of Canadian Forces Members who have perished

24417 Michel Girouard (RMC 2009) among the recipients