Joining Instructions

Officer Cadet Recruit Joining Instructions 2016 Welcome Letter

1000-1 (DCdts)
May 2016

Dear Future Officer Cadet:

I wish to congratulate you on your acceptance into the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) and the Regular Officer Training Plan (ROTP). You have been further selected to pursue higher education and training at the Royal Military College of Canada (RMCC).

Canadian officers, soldiers, sailors, airmen and airwomen are serving Canada and Canadians across the country and around the world. Your goal is to become a leader of these fine Canadians. Our goal is to train you to lead them. Your arrival at the RMCC Kingston on 27 August 2016 will mark the start of your chosen career in the profession of arms.

Aboriginal Leadership Opportunity Year (ALOY) Joining Instructions 2016

The Aboriginal Leadership Opportunity Year (ALOY) program is a program to give First Nation, Metis and Inuit young people an opportunity develop their leadership skills. ALOY will expose them to a rich and very proud military tradition at Royal Military College of Canada (RMCC), to Aboriginal traditions and heritage as well as and preparing them for leadership roles.

The ALOY Cadets are measured against four components of the program, Military, Physical, Culture and Academic.

They will be challenged throughout the year in all components. RMCC also offers a wide range of clubs and recreational activities. These clubs, which are normally organized and administered by Officer Cadets, provide an opportunity to participate in numerous military and civilian activities. Attending this program not only will they gain valuable lifelong skills but also friendships.

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