Call for Papers – RMC History Symposium. Alumni with literary and historical ambitions are invited to put pen to paper (or the modern equivalent) and express their views on that seminal period between 1944 and 1946 when the Canadian military played a central role in the liberation and immediate post-war recovery of the Netherlands. This era is the theme of the Royal Military College History Symposium 23-24 November 2023. See the formal Call for Papers for details.
Survey of Perceptions of Former Cadets. To better advocate for the Colleges, the Alumni Association wants to understand the impact that military college education and leadership development experience has had on the lives of its members. The Association is collaborating with Dr. Christian Leuprecht (https://www.queensu.ca/academia/leuprecht/), Class of 1965 Professorship in Leadership, in conducting research into the perceptions of former cadets. Access the survey.
Arbour Report. Alumni are encouraged to read the Arbour Report; particularly the sections relating to recommendations 28 and 29. On June 30, 2022, the Alumni Association promulgated a public statement in response to the Arbour Report.
Updates on the Alumni Association response activities relating to the Arbour Report were promulgated in August, December,February, and May.
RMC Connect/CMR Connecte. The Alumni Association has created a multi-media portal for Alumni members, classes, branches and the Association to meet, exchange information, announce upcoming events, collaborate on projects, report on activities, find jobs, etc., etc. Please go to the site, join and sign in.
Creation of Atlantic Branch local group. The Citadel Group will hold its inaugural luncheon Friday May 26th at the Cambridge Military Library—see the email announcement.
Queen’s Platinum Jubilee medals. Recently, thirteen Branch members have been awarded Queen’s Platinum Jubilee medals. See the slide show on this page and the Gallery for photographs and recipient citations.
Alumnus in the News. 19307 David Benoit has been appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of Build Nova Scotia. See the press release.