Interview with 16454 René Lafrance, RMC Class of 1988
Treat everyone with respect – Build working environments that promote diversity and inclusion, be open and listen to different perspectives. As a leader, opening yourself to different opinions and viewpoints will show respect, and will result in better decisions.
Interview with Lobna Chérif, PhD, CAPP, CRT, PPCC, MBSP
Life is a collection of moments and the present moment is the only moment available to us; the rest is the result of our mind’s ability to replay past scenarios and reminiscence, savour… or regret… or travel to the future and dream, create, innovate, imagine… or worry – so stay present, here and now;
Out of this world – 21364 Col. Jeremy Hansen is set to go to space!
For the first time in over 50 years NASA will be sending astronauts to the moon, this time with one of our RMC Alumni – 21364 Col. Jeremy Hansen, Class of 1999.
Chief of the Defence Staff announces first 2023 Canadian Armed Forces General and Flag Officer senior promotions and appointments
18078 LGen Lise Bourgon CMR 1992, Acting Commander MILPERSCOM, was recently promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-General and remains Acting Chief Military Personnel and Acting Commander Military Personnel Command (CMP/CMPC), in Ottawa.
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.
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.
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
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.