• Born and raised in Kitchener, Ontario;

  • Attended Royal Roads Military College and graduated from Royal Military College;

  • Later completed an MA in War Studies from RMC;

  • Navy: career included assignments as the navigator officer in HMCS Fundy, HMCS Saskatchewan and HMCS Gatineau;

  • Was a member (navigating officer) of the commisioning crew for HMCS Cormorant.

  • Worked in National Defence HQ (1983-1992): (Maritime Force Development for 5 years; 1 year French course; 3 years as Staff Officer for Chief of the Defence Staff).

  • Spent 3 years at RMC as Squadron Commander (Frigate) (1980-83);

  • Final 3 years of career at RRMC (Director of Cadets for 2 years, and as the final Commandant of Military College in 1994-5, closing RRMC in 1995.);

  • Goaltender for RMC staff officers vs RMC NCMs, (Goals Against Average 8.94);

  • Vancouver Island Ex Cadet Club, Past President.


Who Am I?

a) 5611 Gerald Stowe;

b) 9318 Dave Bindernagel;

c) 3918 Al Roberts;

d) 4823 Archie Zagrodney; or

e) 4610 Gus Nelson

 b) 9318 Dave Bindernagel (click on photos for better viewing)

Note: The Goals Against Average is, of course, greatly exaggerated!

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