Dr. Alan Whitehorn: Renaming History

Dr. Alan Whitehorn is a poet, professor emeritus of political science at the Royal Military College of Canada, and is an Aurora Forum Goodwill Ambassador and is also the author of several books on genocide, including The Armenian Genocide: The Essential Reference Guide. The following article is reprinted with his permission from 168, a Yerevan, Armenia newspaper,…

Two Perspectives on TDV Part 1: 10155 Greg Mitchell

Personal Thoughts on Truth, Duty, Valour from 10155 Gregory B. Mitchell, Class of 1974 As we know from experience, the Royal Military Colleges (RMC) are structured, focused, and demanding in so many ways. As with other universities, they offer a safe environment in which to question, to learn, to grow, and to find our place…

Two Perspectives on TDV Part 2: 10970 Karmin McKay

“In wartime, truth is so precious that she should always be attended by a bodyguard of lies.” – Winston Churchill “Officers must be made to care for their men. That is the sole duty of all officers.”  – George S. Patton “The essence of duty is acting in the absence of orders or direction from…

3201 Aus Cambon: The Pandemic – My Experience and Perspective

This is my story. It is not being written to assign blame or kudos. It is simply one person’s experience in this war against an unseen enemy. I was visiting relatives in Montreal when the Pandemic raised its ugly head in mid-March, 2020. I left Montreal and Quebec closed down the next day. I fled…

Dr. Alan Whitehorn: Education and the Military in a Revolutionary Era

Alan Whitehorn is a professor emeritus of political science at the Royal Military College of Canada and is an Armenian-Canadian poet. Originally published in the online newspaper 168.am Yerevan, Armenia on January 14, 2021, and reprinted with his permission. An earlier version of this article was originally published as “Gay academic, leftist intellectual helped win…

Higher Education Update…

  Marc Gurrisi: Webinar explores learning outcomes beyond the classroom What exactly is a professor these days? *** MORE…

Colin Powell’s 13 Life Rules For Any Future Leader

***   Colin Powell’s 13 Life Rules For Any Future Leader In his book “It Worked for Me: In Life and Leadership,” the four-star general and former secretary of state shares the 13 rules he lives by and how he learned them. From staying optimistic to checking your ego, the tips and stories are useful…

Opinion: War ? Who Mentioned War? Mike Kennedy – Speaks Out!

The RMC Gentlemen Cadets – 1975 Opinion: War ? Who Mentioned War ? By 12570 Mike Kennedy Re: e-Veritas article – FLASHBACK 1975: War? Who mentioned war? RMC cadets are gentlemen I read with interest Bill Trent’s article on RMC that was originally published in April 1975. I remember that article very well; as I…

CHINESE COMMUNITY IN TORONTO COMMEMORATES SIGNIFICANT WW II EVENTS

xx *** THE CHINESE COMMUNITY IN TORONTO COMMEMORATES THE END OF THE WAR IN THE PACIFIC AND THE HISTORIC “BATTLE OF HONG KONG” DECEMBER 8-25, 1941 #3201 Austen (Aus) Cambon, Class of RR52/RMC54 I had the honour of being invited to be one of the guest speakers at a recent commemorative event held in the…

12570 Mike Kennedy: “N” Flight 1976 – Then and Now

“N” Flight 1976 – Then and Now 22 August 2015 16:00 hrs “It is only adventurers who perform great actions, and not the sovereigns of large empires.” –          Baron de Montesquieu, 1689 – 1755   It was exactly like today – a gorgeous, sunny August afternoon. And it was a day following which our lives…

More than an oath: understanding honor in the profession of arms

More than an oath: understanding honor in the profession of arms Commentary by Julie Imada – Center for Character and Leadership Development – U.S. AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo  “Do you understand why you came here?” MORE…

G0872 Michael Boire: Book Review – La Grenade Verte: Valcartier 1974 : les oubliés de la compagnie D

La Grenade Verte: Valcartier 1974 : les oubliés de la compagnie D by Hugo Fontaine Reviewed by G0872 Michael Boire (Lifetime member RMC Club) This is a well-written and deeply-researched account of a terrible event in Canada’s military history. On 30 July 1974, during a routine lesson on explosive and pyrotechnic safety, an M-61 grenade…

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