content top

Le texte français suit Happy Feast of St. Luke!  Although not celebrated as much as it should be by the RCMS, 18 October is the Feast of St. Luke.  For those who are Catholic, the Sunday nearest to 18 October becomes the Feast Day celebrated in the church.  Saint Luke (Luke the Evangelist) is the patron saint of artists, physicians, notaries, butchers and brewers.  More importantly St. Luke is the Patron Saint of the...

Read More

Congratulations to the following RCMS members on their appointment to the Order of Military in the grade of: Officer COL C.A. FORESTIER – Director HS Strategy CFHS HQ – MED LCOL E.E. SMITH – CFEME – MED Member MWO G.M. ROSS  – 2 Fd Amb (Retired) – MED TECH WO M.G.G. MARTIN – 2 Fd Amb – MED TECH

Read More

HMCS Margaret Brooke was formally commissioned October 28, 2022, at which time invited guests were given a tour of the ships state-of-the-art Sick Bay. Click here for a look at the what the guests saw. Le NCSM Margaret Brooke a été officiellement mis en service le 28 octobre 2022. À cette occasion, les invités ont pu visiter l’infirmerie ultramoderne du navire. Cliquez ici pour voir ce que les invités ont vu.

Read More

As part of Women’s History Month, we honour and salute the women who have shaped Canada’s past and continue to shape its future. In 1885, women served as nurses for the first time alongside the Canadian military in the Northwest Rebellion. Since then, they have continued to contribute to our rich military history and heritage with pride, dedication, and professionalism in a variety of roles. Dans le cadre du Mois de l’histoire des...

Read More

Llandovery Castle Remembered On June 27, 2022, Mr. Stéphane Ouellette, President and Chief Executive Officer, Merchant Navy Commemorative Theme Project (MNCTP), was joined by Major-General Marc Bilodeau, CD, QHP, MD, Surgeon General, Canadian Armed Forces, members of the Royal Canadian Medical Service Association (RCMSA), and the Canadian Opera Team in remembering the tragic sinking of His Majesty’s Hospital Ship (HMHS) Llandovery Castle....

Read More

Congratulations to Dr. Peter W. Vaughan, CM, CD, MA, MD, MPH, ICD.D, on being named as a member of the Order of Canada in recognition of his contributions to Canada’s health care system, and for his pioneering leadership in the establishment and advancement of digital health. Dr. Vaughan served as a Medical Officer and flight surgeon in the CFMS for three years in the Reg F and then longer in the Res F. Dr. Vaughan was also Colonel...

Read More
content top