Ex Cadets, Professors, and Staff in the News

Malgré une amputation, Simon Mailloux repart pour le front afghan

Amputee soldier heads back to Afghanistan

23355 Simon Mailleux (RMC 2006) – 23350 Simon Mailloux (RMC 2006)

Le capitaine Mail­loux serait le premier soldat de l’histoire militaire canadienne à retourner en zone de combat après avoir subi une amputation.

Shortly after losing one of his legs while on duty in Afghanistan, Capt. Simon Mailloux asked his major how good his chances were of getting back to the battlefront.

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Dr. Chapnick – RMCC assistant professor Dr. Adam Chapnick

Changing the System from Within

“I understand why many members of Generation Y eschew politics. The hyper-partisanship, the compromises, and the lack of effective leadership at the national and provincial levels dishearten me as well. But for a cohort that is so committed to effecting change, not voting – failing to find the hour or two that it might take to appear at a polling station – is inexcusable.”

Boycott missed the mark

“Had Ottawa thought more closely about Iran’s diplomatic objectives, it might have resorted to xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxwhat the late, long-time Canadian representative abroad John Holmes termed the ‘diplomatic xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx insult.'”

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Commander sees hope in war-weary Afghanistan

11275 Marc Lessard (CMR 1977)

– 11275 Marc Lessard (CMR 1977)

A funny thing happened to Canadian soldiers on patrol in Panjwaii district the other day. An ordinary Afghan showed them where three roadside bombs were buried.

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Army War College grad inducted into Hall of Fame

12320 Walter Natynczyk (RRMC CMR 1979)

– 12320 Walter Natynczyk (RRMC CMR 1979)

Gen. Walt Natynczyk had one message for U.S. Army War College students on Wednesday: “Focus on relationships.”

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Genocide prevention in Canada’s interest, report says

H7860 Senator Roméo Dallaire (CMR RMC 1969) – H7860 Senator Roméo Dallaire (CMR RMC 1969)

Along with beefing up the Canadian Forces, it suggests creating a civilian-led Canadian Prevention Corps to work with special envoys on preventative diplomacy and fact-finding missions.

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Kudos to College Energy: Marc Garneau applauds school’s research into alternative and renewable energy technologies

8276 Marc Garneau (CMR RMC 1970) – 8276 Marc Garneau (CMR RMC 1970)

“We need to recognize and make use of that research. Our community colleges are part of the solution.”
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Prof an expert in politics

Dr. Janine KrieberDr. Janine Krieber is one of the newest additions to the RMC faculty. RMC students studying Canadian government and international relations will be getting their courses delivered by someone who is not only an academic expert but who does homework in that area every night.