Celebrating International Women’s Day
Canadian Military Colleges graduates are trailblazers living up to the Truth, Duty and Valour motto. These leaders have shown exemplary skills in various fields and have proved the effectiveness of the four pillars of education, athletics, bilingualism and military leadership. Today and every day, we celebrate these inspirational leaders.
Message from the Defence Champion for Women on International Women’s Day
Every day, women on the Defence Team are serving as both leaders in their fields and role models in their communities. Together, we play an important role, building a stronger and more inclusive Defence Team that better reflects the society it serves.
Interview with 21936 Amber Comisso RMC Class of 2001
“Especially with our current personnel challenges, being a leader today means getting to know your subordinates and figuring out how to help them improve on their weaknesses and continue to develop their strengths..”
eVeritas Interview with 16656 Scott Clancy CMR 1989
…what never changed from that day in 1984, was my desire to serve my country. I knew in 1984 that I wanted to fly. I had an innate feeling that later I recognised was a desire to lead and follow to the best of my ability. The rest is a series of opportunities and choices.
Leadership in Sport
We’re so proud of all our female athletes, coaches and support staff as they help contribute to the growth of women’s sport. Thank you for inspiring and paving the way for the next generation! Nous sommes si fiers de toutes nos athlètes féminines, de nos entraîneuses et de notre personnel de soutien qui contribuent à…
23886 LCol Lydia Evéquoz, Class of 2008, Co-Leads Elevate Aviation Initiative for Women to thrive in their Aviation Careers
In 2019, the Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) partnered with Elevate Aviation, a non-profit organization that provides a platform for women and underrepresented groups to thrive and succeed through careers in aviation. Through this partnership, among many other programs and initiatives, an RCAF-wide informal mentorship program was developed.
23718 Major Meghan Joiner, Class of 2005, Talks about her dream job becoming a reality
Maj M.K. (Meghan) Joiner, CD, MD, CCFP Born in Calgary, Alta., and raised in Truro, N.S., Maj Meghan Joiner enrolled in the Canadian Forces in 2001. She holds a BA in Business Administration, a certification in Health Care Administration, an MD from the University of Calgary and is a family physician with her CCFP.…
An Army Girl’s Perspective – The Burden of Command
I learned a great deal about the weight of responsibility as an Executive Assistant to a General Officer. I had the obvious duties of coordinating and preparing him for his meetings with his subordinates, general staff, or outside civilian and government partners. I was the “gatekeeper” to his office to some degree for both written documentation and for office calls. I knew I would be privy to sensitive things and I would have to demonstrate total discretion. I expected that going into the job. But I only fully appreciated, once I was seated in the position, that I as a member of the inner sanctum I was one of the most trusted people within his circle. I was privy to the personal deliberations that came with the most challenging decisions. I had the opportunity to see the human side of command at higher levels.
23384 Major Alexia Hannam (nee Shore), Class of 2006, has always dreamt of flying
Major Alexia Hannam is a military helicopter pilot, currently responsible for the Flight Safety program in Cold Lake, AB. Previously she was the Commanding Officer of 417 Squadron, still actively helping the unit and flying their Search and Rescue Griffon helicopters
Friends of the Canadian War Museum Celebrate Canadian Women in Uniform
We follow many other likeminded eNewsletters from our friends in the industry, one in particular the Friends of the Canadian War Museum, featured Canadian Women in Uniform for their march issue. “The 2023 International Women’s Day was on March 8th. To celebrate and honour the outstanding achievements of the Women of the Canadian Armed Forces,…
2023 Old Brigade Dinner
One of the big events of the Kingston Reunion Weekend is the Old Brigade Dinner, a tradition that dates back to 1906. Last year’s was a big success, and we hope this one will be even better. Members of more senior classes will welcome and induct the 2023 Class of Entry into the Old Brigade,…
The Atlantic Branch officially stood up at the start of 2023
le texte français suit The Atlantic Branch officially stood up at the start of this year. Our goals include the welfare of: – alumni in all four Atlantic Provinces, especially support to activities that will continue the camaraderie shared at the Colleges – cadets currently at the Royal Military Colleges – the Royal Military Colleges…