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Author Preston, Richard

Title To Serve Canada : a History of the Royal Military College of Canada
Published Ottawa : University of Ottawa Press, 1991


Description 1 online resource (270 pages)
Contents FOREWORD; PREFACE; ACKNOWLEDGMENTS; ABBREVIATIONS AND ACRONYMS; INTRODUCTION: Tradition and Change in Military Education; CHAPTER 1 The Old RMC and the New Canadian Services Colleges; CHAPTER 2 Winds of Change: The Regular Officer Training Plan and Collège Militaire Royal; CHAPTER 3 A Two-Year Military Training Course or a Degree?; CHAPTER 4 Under the Director of the Regular Officer Training Plan; CHAPTER 5 Manpower and Integration Problems; CHAPTER 6 Unification, the Officer Development Board, and Professionalism
CHAPTER 7 The Canadian Defence Educational Establishments and Canadian Military Professionalism in RMCCHAPTER 8 The Directorate of Professional Education and Development and the Rationalization of the Canadian Military Colleges; CHAPTER 9 Serving Personnel at RMC; CHAPTER 10 Francophone Representation and Bilingualism; CHAPTER 11 Institutional Bilingualism; CHAPTER 12 Lady Cadets; CHAPTER 13 University for the Canadian Forces; NOTES; APPENDICES; NAME INDEX; SUBJECT INDEX
Summary During the four decades following the Second World War, the Royal Military College of Canada has adapted to the need to produce professional career officers by evolving into an academic centre of excellence and one of the country's leading universities. Along the way, it has responded to the challenges of service integration and unification, bilingualism, the emergence of Collège militaire royal and Royal Roads Military College, the employment of women in non-traditional roles, Canada's changing cultural make-up, and the rapid pace of technological change. In a society in which the precepts of
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Subject Royal Military College of Canada -- History
Royal Military College of Canada
HISTORY -- Canada -- General.
Genre/Form History
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780776617329