Ex-Cadets and More in the News
Above: (l-r) Adrian Rawle, Henry D’Auchapt, Mike Loader 21982 Adrian Rawle and 16107 Mike Loader are cycling from Toronto to Montreal with the Friends for Life Bike Rally – Can you join or support them? On August 11, 21982 Adrian Rawle (class of ’02) and 16107 Mike Loader (class of ’87) will cycle from Toronto to Montreal as part of the 21st annual Friends For Life Bike Rally in support of the Toronto People With AIDS Foundation. This is a 600km ride from Toronto to Montreal over six days to raise money for people living with HIV and AIDS. We camp along the route and volunteers truck our gear from site to site and provide us with catered meals and snacks. Unlike boot camp, there are chiropractors and RMTs to fix our aches and pains. This is the third year for Adrian, whose father and a brother will join him on the ride, and the second year for Mike. Adrian, Mike, and 10932 Henry D’Auchapt (class of ’76) met on last year’s ride and realized they’d all gone to RMC. The Friends For Life Bike Rally is a great experience and they’d enjoy the company of any buds who are interested. For more information, feel free to contact them at rawleaj@gmail.com and mikeloader@gmail.com. You can learn more and register for the ride at http://bikerally.org. To support their rides, please donate online at: Adrian: http://bit.ly/sponsoradrian2019 Mike: http://bit.ly/sponsormike2019 Their route takes us through Kingston and they will cycle past RMC on August 14 around 9:30-10:30am. They’ll stop for a quick photo by the Arch. “We hope to see you on this year’s ride!” *** Jim LeechMark NormanPaul Wynnyk (file photo)Wayne EyreEthan LockieAdam BlokLiam VickersLubomyr Luciuk (Photo credit Angel Faulkner)Cynthia SmithSam SaderJason BoydAl MeinzingerCarolyn PumphreyRoméo Dallaire Q&A: Award-winning Volunteer Jim Leech Recalls Falling Into Philanthropy to Keep Him Out of Trouble 7771 Jim Leech Article *** One-year military program pushes Indigenous youth to excel E8880 Rayjean Palluq / 26564 Mark Emmerson Article *** Mark Norman to retire after reaching settlement with Canadian Forces, but details to be kept secret Mark Norman Article *** General’s apartment rental tab picked up by taxpayers for the last seven years 15706 Paul Wynnyk Article *** Former Hatter lands a top job with Canadian Armed Forces 16358 Wayne Eyre / 15137 Charles Lamarre Article *** Simcoe man representing Canada at regatta in England 28254 Ethan Lockie Article *** Maple Ridge man the coxswain for Canada on the Thames 28087 Adam Blok Article *** Niagara native rowing for Canada in King’s Cup on Henley course in England 28192 Liam Vickers Article *** Cooke to row for CAF at Henley Regatta 27864 Liam Cooke Article *** Newfoundlander helping make history at Henley Regatta 25121 Carolyn Pumphrey Article *** Remarkable things in my hometown of Kingston Lubomyr Luciuk, professor of political geography at RMC Article *** New BLOG CO at home 22107 Cynthia Smith / 21846 Sam Sader / 21206 Jason Boyd Article *** The Royal Canadian Air Force highlights flight safety record 16888 Al Meinzinger Article *** Air Force Day on Parliament Hill celebrates RCAF members, past and present E4412 Blaise Frawley / H7543 Joseph Day Article *** NEW FEDERAL FUNDING EMPOWERS DAL’S DALLAIRE INITIATIVE H7860 Roméo Dallaire Article *** Class of 1965 Professor in Leadership Dr. Christian Leuprecht is currently Eisenhower Fellow in the Research Division at the NATO Defence College (NDC) in Rome, working on a project on NATO’s enhanced Forward Presence along the northeastern flank where Canada is the Framework Nation in Host Country Latvia. Dr. Leuprecht is pictured with NDC Commandant, Canadian LGen Chris Whitecross (MDS, CFC/RMC) and US COL (ret’d) Dr. Stephen Mariano (PhD War Studies, RMC, supervised by Dr. Joel Sokolsky). Along with LGen Steve Bowes, Dr. Leuprecht was recently invited by Amb. Alex Bugailiskis to attend the dedication by Canada’s Minister of Veteran Affairs, the Hon. Laurence McAuley, of the Canadian Ambassador’s official residence in Rome to Canadian veterans on the 75th anniversary of the Italian campaign and collaborated with Canadian Col Dr. Ian Hope (and occasional RMC faculty), on a week-long visit to the NDC by 45 students of Simon Fraser University’s NATO Field School. Professeur titulaire et Chaire de recherche en leadership de la promotion de 1965, M. Christian Leuprecht, PhD, est actuellement boursier Eisenhower à la Division de la recherche du Collège de défense de l’OTAN à Rome. Il travaille sur un projet sur la présence avancée de l’OTAN le long du flanc nord-est ; le Canada est la nation-cadre du pays hôte, la Lettonie. M. Leuprecht est photographié avec le commandant du NDC, la Lgén canadienne Chris Whitecross (MDS, CFC / RMC) et le COL américain (en retraite), M. Stephen Mariano (PhD Programme en études sur la guerre, CMR, sous la direction de M. Joel Sokolsky, PhD). Avec le Lgén Steve Bowes, M. Leuprecht a récemment été invité par l’ambassadeur Alex Bugailiskis d’assister à la cérémonie de dédicace de la résidence officielle de l’ambassadeur du Canada à Rome auprès des anciens combattants canadiens à l’occasion du 75e anniversaire de la campagne d’Italie par le ministre des Anciens Combattants du Canada, l’hon. Laurence McAule. Il a également collaboré avec le colonel canadien Ian Hope (professeurs agrégé occasionnel au CMR) lors d’une visite d’une semaine au NDC de 45 étudiants de l’Ecole de terrain OTAN de l’Université Simon Fraser.