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30

Mar

Special Staff Assistance Visit / Visite d’aide d’état-major spéciale

Report on the Climate, Training Environment, Culture and ROTP Programme at the Royal Military College of Canada – Kingston

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Rapport Sur le climat, le milieu d’instruction, la culture et le programme de formation des officiers – force régulière (pfor)

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12

Oct

2016 Inductee – 7771 Honorary Colonel James William Leech, CM

7771 Honorary Colonel James William Leech, CM

 1947 -

After school in Kingston, Ottawa, Camp Petawawa and Edmonton, Jim Leech attended Royal Roads and RMC, graduating in 1968 with a BSc (Hons. Math & Physics).  He was CWC in second …

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12

Oct

2016 Inductee – 1596 Lieutenant-General Guy Granville Simonds, CC, CB,CBE, DSO, CD

1596 Lieutenant-General Guy Granville Simonds, CC, CB,CBE, DSO, CD

1903 –1974

Born in England in 1903, Guy Simonds immigrated with his family to Victoria, BC, in 1912.  He attended Ashbury College in Ottawa before entering RMC in 1921 when his …

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12

Oct

2016 Inductee – H15200 Colonel honoraire, l’honorable Joseph Gilles Lamontagne CP, OC, CQ, CD

H15200 Honorary Colonel the Honorable Joseph Gilles Lamontagne, CP, OC, CQ, CD

 1919 - 2016

 Gilles Lamontagne, the youngest of five children, was born in Montréal in 1919. He attended Collège Jean-de-Brébeuf and l’École des hautes études commerciales in …

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18

Mar

Looking Back on Canada’s Withdrawal from Afghanistan

Today marks the one year anniversary of Canada’s withdrawal from Afghanistan, and the final troops returning home. The operations in Afghanistan stretched over 12 years, beginning in 2001 following the events of 9/11. Canada made innumerable contributions to the Afghan …

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12

Nov

20th Anniversary of Chris Hadfield’s First Trip to Space

Twenty years ago today Chris Hadfield departed Earth for the first time onboard the space shuttle Atlantis, for a  rendezvous mission with Russian space station, Mir.  A video of the launch is available here.  To read more about Hadfield …

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10

Nov

2015 Inductee – H8829 Colonel, the Honorable George Francis Gillman Stanley, CC, CD, DPhil, FRSC, FRHSC (Hon)

 

H8829 Colonel, the Honorable George Francis Gillman Stanley, CC, CD, DPhil, FRSC, FRHSC (Hon)

 1907 – 2002

George Stanley was born in Calgary. After graduating from the University of Alberta with a BA, he became the 1929 Rhodes Scholar …

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10

Nov

2015 Inductee – H2951 General Ramsey Muir Withers, CMM, CD, D Eng, D Mil Sc, P Eng

 

 

H2951 General Ramsey Muir Withers, CMM, CD, D Eng, D Mil Sc, P Eng

1930 – 2014

Ramsey Withers was born in Scarborough, Ont., and entered Royal Roads in 1948 as one of the "First 86" cadets …

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12

Oct

Happy Thanksgiving – Looking Back at WWII Thanksgivings Overseas

Happy Thanksgiving to all!  While many of us have luxury to be enjoying our Thanksgiving in the company of friends and family it is important to remember those members of the armed forces who continue to serve diligently overseas, and …

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15

Sep

130th Anniversary of the Northwest Rebellion

This year marks the 130th anniversary of the Northwest Rebellion, a series of skirmishes and conflicts between the Canadian government and the Métis and Cree Aboriginals.  The series of events were significant, and the quick mobilization of Canadian militia, …

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