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Introducing the RMC Mobile App

Truth Duty Valour

“What you need to know, who to talk to, and where to go.”
A great resource for students, faculty, staff, and anyone who wants to learn more about the Royal Military College of Canada.
It’s a free download for smartphones and tablets.

Find it now (Android and iOS).

RMC Graduation 2018 Events

Officer cadets march in scarlets

Convocation Ceremony

Approximately 300 graduating students will be presented their bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees. More information about RMC’s 111th Convocation
Thursday, May 17, at 1 p.m.
Location: Kingston Military Community Sports Centre’s Anderson Field House

Sunset Ceremony

The Sunset Ceremony is an old British military tradition dating back to the 18th century which features ceremonial drill and colour party demonstrations, as well as a demonstration by the Aboriginal Leadership Opportunity Year (ALOY) drummers. Performances by Highland dancers and RMC’s prestigious band will lead spectators to the finale of the ceremony, concluding with fireworks at sunset.
Thursday, May 17, at 7 p.m.
Location: Parade Square

Commissioning Parade

Lieutenant-General P.F. Wynnyk, Commander Canadian Army, and other senior Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) personnel will be present for the commissioning of Officer and Naval cadets. The commissioning parade is the formal presentation of an officer’s commission in the CAF in the name of Her Royal Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II. Upon completion of the parade, Officer and Naval Cadets will ‘March through the Arch’ signifying the conclusion of their time in the Cadet Wing at RMC.
Friday, May 18, at 10 a.m.
Location: Parade Square

Note

please come early to allow time to park and walk to the events;  accessible parking spaces are available to those who need them.

Social Media Gallery

Posts to Facebook and Twitter by the Royal Military College since November 2016

Did you Know?

Did you know?

(The RMC Crest appears)

(Text appears in the video along with old photographs of Colonel George Stanley)

Did you know? In 1964, the Dean of Arts at the time, Colonel, the Honourable F.G. Stanley, first suggested to then Member of Parliament for Leeds, Colonel the Honourable John R. Matheson, that the Royal Military College flag should form the basis for the national flag of Canada.

Did you know? In 1964, the Dean of Arts at the time, Colonel, the Honourable F.G. Stanley, first suggested to then Member of Parliament for Leeds, Colonel the Honourable John R. Matheson, that the Royal Military College flag should form the basis for the national flag of Canada.

(Canadian flag, waving)

Colonel Stanley proposed that within the centre of the flag should be a single red maple leaf instead of the college emblem, which was a mailed fist holding a sprig of green maples leaves.

(Photo of Royal Proclamation document)

His design was ultimately approved by Parliament and by Royal Proclamation to be the symbol of our nation.

(Canadian Flag, waving)

Canadian Armed Forces

Canada

© Her Majesty the Queen in Right of Canada, represented by the Department of National Defence, 2017

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