RMC Wall of Honour: How You can Nominate a Candidate

The Nominating Committee for the Wall of Honour is now accepting submissions for nominees.

The eligibility criteria are as follows:

  1. The nominee must have attended one of Canada’s Military Colleges (RMC, CMR, RRMC) or
  2. The nominee must have been awarded an honourary or associate College number.

The Nominating Committee is looking for nominees who have:

  1. Achieved something of extraordinary significance at the national or international level.
  2. Have a lifetime of achievements, or a single breakthrough achievement, whose effect is of lasting significance.
  3. Reflected the qualities of Truth, Duty, and Valour in their personal and professional lives.

In addition, nominees may also have:

  1. Exceptional contributions recognized by an outside body.
  2. Have experience and recognition beyond Canada with international stature.
  3. Demonstrated accomplishment, in more than one field, making a lasting contribution to the human condition, which may include but is not limited to:
    1. Involvement in academia, professions, public life or political associations, corporate executive or board of directors.
    2. Opinion leaders with ability in public speaking and interaction with the media.
    3. Community involvement in volunteer or related activity, past or present.
    4. Involvement in the arts or sports.

There is no set format for submissions to the Nominating Committee, although it is strongly recommended that nominators review the nominee’s life and achievements against the Selection Criteria before preparing the submission. The submission must include the name of the person being nominated, their College number, College(s) attended, hometown, service branch and units, awards, and at least one picture. The submission should also include a concise narrative in Word format, describing the life and achievements of the nominee with as much life history as can be ascertained (i.e. growing up, sports, college life, military service, professional, etc.). The narrative should be an inspirational story of his or her life and be between 750 and 1000 words. Attachments and references can be included.

For more details on the Wall of Honour and the nomination process, please click here.