How well do you know the Royal Military College of Canada commandants?

15181 Bill Truelove 2009 – present

12192 Tom Lawson 2007-2009

E1607 Jocelyn Lacroix 2005-2007

S133 Jean Leclerc 2002 – 2005

8850 David Morse 2000 – 2002

9098 Ken Hague 1997 – 2000

S123 Howie Marsh 1996 – 1997

6496 Charles Emond 1994-1996

6719 Michel  Matte 1993 – 1994

8790 Jean Boyle 1991 – 1993

4459 Edward Murray 1987 – 1991

3543 Walter Niemy 1985 – 1987

3572 Frank J. Norman 1982 – 1985

3173 John A. Stewart 1980 – 1982

4860 John de Chastelain 1977 – 1980

2816 William W. Turner 1973 – 1977

2530 William Kirby Lye 1970-1973

2576 William Prine Hayes 1967 – 1970

2364 Leonard Birchall 1963 – 1967

2424 G.H. Spencer 1962 – 1963

2265 WAB Anderson 1960 – 1962

2184 Desmond Piers 1957 – 1960

2140 Douglas Bradshaw 1954 – 1957

1137 Donald Agnew 1948 – 1954

Match up the photo / name to the clue:

1. Initiated new structure: Four divisions and 13 squadrons for the cadet wing, and Otter squadron

2. Cadets were permitted to marry, with the permission of the commandant

3. Decided that the Redmen was not a fit name for this bilingual and coeducational institution

4. said, “RMC makes engineers literate and artsmen numerate.”

5. Later became Chief of Defense Staff (CDS) (1996)

6. Greeted The New One Hundred

7. His successor was a classmate although both entered CMR in different years

8. Women were admitted to RMC under his watch

9. Later became Canadian Ambassador to the USA (1993-94)

10. Commandant during the College’s centennial and during a time period when bilingualism was a predominant issue at the College

11. The first professional hockey coach hired

12. Participated in the invasion in France during World War II

13. Initiated the ‘live out project’ which saw 4th year cadets move off campus in order to gain more life experience before heading to their first unit

14. First president of Confederation College of Applied Arts and Technology

15. Occupied the office when “The Major” Danny McLeod arrived at RMC

16. Post-war appointments included: Commander and Chief Engineer Northwest Highway System; Assistant Chief of Staff for Plans and Policy, Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe

17. Later became chief executive & administrative officer of the Faculty of Administrative Studies at York University

18. Cadets could no longer be ordered to go to church – the answer was drum-head services conducted by the Commandant and Chaplains on Commandant’s Parades which were held every second Sunday

19. Commandant Royal Roads Military College 1963 to 1965

20. Prior – First Commanding Officer – CF-18 Detachment – St Louis, Missouri

21. Survived Defence Economic Review 94

22. Former Director General Intelligence at National Defence Headquarters in Ottawa

23. Completed a 7-month deployment to the Adriatic Sea in support of the United Nations Embargo on the former Yugoslavia

24. Reinstated rugby as a varsity sport

12192 Tom Lawson 2007-2009

Initiated new structure: Four divisions and 13 squadrons for the cadet wing, and Otter squadron

2530 William Kirby Lye 1970-1973

2. Cadets were permitted to marry, with the permission of the commandant

6496 Charles Emond 1994-1996

3. Decided that the Redmen was not a fit name for this bilingual and coeducational institution.

8850 David Morse 2000 – 2002

4. said, “RMC makes engineers literate and artsmen numerate.”

8790 Jean Boyle 1991 – 1993

5. Later became Chief of Defense Staff (CDS) (1996)

1137 Donald Agnew 1948 – 1954

6. Greeted The New One Hundred

6719 Michel Matte 1993 – 1994

7. His successor was a classmate although both entered CMR in different years

3173 John A. Stewart 1980 – 1982

8. Women were admitted to RMC under his watch

4860 John de Chastelain 1977 – 1980

9. Later became Canadian Ambassador to the USA (1993-94)

2816 William W. Turner 1973 – 1977

10. Commandant during the College’s centennial and during a time period when bilingualism was a predominant issue at the College

4459 Edward Murray 1987 – 1991

11. The first professional hockey coach hired

2184 Desmond Piers 1957 – 1960

12. Participated in the invasion in France during World War II

E1607 Jocelyn Lacroix 2005-2007

Initiated the ‘live out project’ which saw 4th year cadets move off campus in order to gain more life experience before heading to their first unit

2140 Douglas Bradshaw 1954 – 1957

14. First president of Confederation College of Applied Arts and Technology

2265 WAB Anderson 1960 – 1962

15. Occupied the office when “The Major” Danny McLeod arrived at RMC

2424 G.H. Spencer 1962 – 1963

16. Post-war appointments included: Commander and Chief Engineer Northwest Highway System; Assistant Chief of Staff for Plans and Policy, Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe

2364 Leonard Birchall 1963 – 1967

17. Later became chief executive & administrative officer of the Faculty of Administrative Studies at York University

3572 Frank J. Norman 1982 – 1985

18. Cadets could no longer be ordered to go to church – the answer was drum-head services conducted by the Commandant and Chaplains on Commandant’s Parades which were held every second Sunday

2576 William Prine Hayes 1967 – 1970

19. Commandant Royal Roads Military College 1963 to 1965

3543 Walter Niemy 1985 – 1987

20. Prior – First Commanding Officer – CF-18 Detachment – St Louis, Missouri

S123 Howie Marsh 1996 – 1997

21. Survived Defence Economic Review 94

9098 Ken Hague 1997 – 2000

22. FormerDirector General Intelligence at National Defence Headquarters in Ottawa

15181 Bill Truelove 2009 – present

23. Completed a 7-month deployment to the Adriatic Sea in support of the United Nations Embargo on the former Yugoslavia

S133 Jean Leclerc 2002 – 2005

24. Reinstated rugby as a varsity sport