Reunion Weekend Dates for 2023

Reunion Weekend is just around the corner … maybe not right around the corner, but close enough that we want to help you start your planning!  Please find below the tentative schedule of events for RMC Saint-Jean, Royal Roads and RMC Kingston. RMC Saint-Jean 26-27 August 2023 La fin de semaine des retrouvailles (FDSDR) 2023…

What we’re listening to – Podcast Series

19377 Amanda Kalhous RMC 1994 –  Women’s Mentoring Network of Canada – Episode 48 features Tracy-Anne Versteeg. A graduate of the Class of 1994, Tracy began her studies at Royal Roads and completed her B. Eng in Chemical and Materials Engineering at RMC. She was commissioned as a Marine System Engineer completing her training…

Resilience Plus Letters Project

Special greetings to all members of the RMC Alumni Association. Whether you are serving, working as a civilian or retired, it is our wish that you are enjoying the benefits of having attended one or more of the military colleges. We, the cadets of the College, look forward to joining you at some time in…

Alumni in the News

Alumni in the News

Special Member offer – Save with TD Insurance Meloche Monnex

Exclusive Member Discount

Golden Oldies – Celebrating the Women of the Royal Military Colleges

Golden Oldies – Celebrating the Women of the Royal Military Colleges

Keeping Tabs

Keeping Tabs


W2364 Kathleen Birchall, wife of 2364 Leonard Birchall At Kingston, Ontario, on February 22, 2023, at the age of 102. Loved mother of David (Pamela) and Nancy (Leighton). Also survived by her grandchildren, Alasdair (Clare), Dougal (Nuttawan) and Patsy (Chris). Great-grandmother of Elliott, Benjamin, and Deacon. Born in Dauphin, Manitoba, the younger child of a…

Third Update on Royal Military Colleges of Canada Alumni Association activities in response to the Arbour Report

Minister Anand recently replied to our Chair’s letter and recognized the Association’s support of positive change at the military colleges.  The Minister explained that (at the time of writing) details of the review have not yet been determined (i.e., mandate, leadership, composition).  That said the Minister noted that the alumni, alongside all other stakeholders, will be fully consulted over the course of any review.  The Minister also expressed appreciation for the Association’s support for CAF reconstitution and culture change.

Cultural Evolution at RMC – Working at the Speed of Trust

Speculation has also followed the announcement by the Commandant of a program of cultural change or renewal at RMC. This article outlines what culture and cultural ‘evolution’ are and what is underway at the College. Only recently has the name of this process, been revised from ‘cultural change’ to ‘cultural evolution,’ as the latter term best encapsulates its goals.

eVeritas Interview with 17147 Earle Hall, CMR Class of 1991

I will never forget walking off the parade square at graduation. As the tears rolled … it was so bittersweet as the struggle and strife to make it through six years was suddenly replaced with the instantaneous longing for the comradery to continue as we all prepared to go our separate ways. Friends like that… you never make again and it is a hole that lasts forever.

eVeritas Interview with 25492 Maj. Mohamad Iskandarani, RMC Class of 2012

Many things are wrong around us, either personal or professional. While it’s healthy to complain every now and then, action is what is necessary. Engineering is seeking efficiencies, optimizing conditions and creating solutions to real problems. I enjoy creating efficiency in my personal life and modeling improvement over time. In our own little sphere of influence, let us try to engineer a better future.