I turned over the helm of the Royal Military Colleges of Canada Foundation to 15946 Jill Carleton, RMC class of 1987, marking the end of my two year term as President. It has been an absolute pleasure to work with our Board and staff, leading an unprecedented period of growth and succession of governance.
The Bilingualism Club is a way for me to practice my French in a fun environment outside of SOLET. Each week, we meet on Thursday to play games and converse in French. Before Reading Week, there was a special trip to Quebec City, Quebec. It was an amazing opportunity and lots of fun. The trip was meant to immerse us in the French language and culture. This was something we would not get in Kingston.
During the conference, RMC DIAS members had the opportunity to meet with Ambassadors and Defence Attaches to Canada, the previous Ambassador from Canada to NATO, as well as the Global Affairs Canada Director General of International Security Policy.
OCdt David Guerrero thanked both the Class of 1969 and the RMC Foundation for their help in realizing this goal. He mentioned that during the 2018 Legacy Dinner he met 7761 Mike Johnson and asked for his help to get the ball rolling on this type of an expedition. Before everyone broke for lunch, the Kingston Branch presented the RMC Expedition Club with a donation to use for future expeditions.
RMC’s team, The Royal Canadian Bogganeers, represented RMC well, winning the competition’s People’s Choice award. The effort displayed by the RMC team whenever there was a toboggan crash was outstanding, as the whole team sprinted up the hill to assist any necessary personnel.
Over reunion weekend, a rather special event took place on the Center Field. In the annual Alumni v Cadets game, as 3 ex-cadets were able to line up against their sons on the rugby pitch. For 16598 Scott Stevenson (RRMC 1988), 18808 Damian Brooks (RMC 1993) and 19987 Scott Treadwell (RRMC/RMC 1995), it was a […]
In 2001, the late 6513 John Bart (Class of 1965) established two endowments through the RMC Foundation to recognize Cadets for exemplary leadership and teamwork effort during the First Year Orientation Program and the Obstacle Course. The John Bart Teamwork Award provides the winning Flight of the Annual Obstacle Course with a significant donation to […]
The purpose of the Combat Weapons Team is to teach members basic to advanced fighting drills with the C7 rifle, C8 carbine, Browning 9mm pistol, and Remington 12 gauge shotgun. The skills taught include various fighting stances, tactical reloading, weapon transitioning, fire and movement, multiple target engagements, and reaction engagements. The Combat Weapons Team is […]