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  • A former Head of RMC’s History Department, Dean of Arts and Chairman of the War Studies programme;

  • He received his university education at WLU and Waterloo;

  • His doctorate from the University of Western Ontario;

  • He specializes in the history of Canadian defence policy, war and technology, warfare in the modern world, munitions procurement and policy, and strategic theory;

  • A former member of the editorial boards of the journals War and Society and Ontario History;

  • He is a past president of the Canadian Military History Group and a member of the Partnership for Peace Consortium of Defence Academies;

  • He provided valuable input to: Report of the RMC Board of Governors By the Withers’ Study Group;

  • His current status at RMCC: Emeritus Professor;

  • He is an Honouary member of the RMC Club of Canada – S124;

  • His hobbies are gardening, hunting and target shooting.

Who Am I?

a) Keith Neilson;

b) B.J.C. McKercher;

c) Ron Haycock;

d) J.M. Treddenick; or

e) Hal Klepak

Who Am I? (II)

  • Graduated from the Engineering program at the Royal Military College of Canada;

  • He also received a BASc in Engineering from University of British Columbia and a Masters in Engineering from RMCC;

  • Was awarded a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Calgary;

  • He served in the Royal Canadian Navy as an Engineering Officer;

  • As part of his military training, he studied Marine Engineering Sub-Speciality at the Royal Naval Engineering College in Plymouth, U.K.;

  • He was awarded the Canadian Forces Decoration in 1965;

  • He is a Mechanical Engineer who taught at the Royal Military College of Canada for 34 years;

  • From 1987 to 1988, he was an Exchange Lecturer in Guided Weapons propulsion at the Royal Military College of Science in Shrivenham, U.K.

  • He is a member of the international advisory board of the Center for Advanced Military Science (CAMS);

  • He is a member of The Tour Guides Group formed as a part of the Kingston Branch Heritage Committee.

Who Am I? (II)

a) 2864 Pierre Bussieres;

b) H2859 Jack Pike;

c) 9184 Bill Simms;

d) 7851 Mike Bardon; or

e) 3826 Don Coulter




S 124 Dr. Ron Haycock

Photo by: 24487 Dan Fleming




3826 Dr Don Coulter

Photo by 24887 Dan Flemming



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