Major-General Richard Rohmer is arguably Canadaas most decorated citizen. A commander of the Order of Military Merit and an Officer of the Order of Canada, his career began in World War II where he earned the reputation as one of Canadaas top Mustang reconnaissance pilots. For his service, which includes flying over the beaches of Normandy on D-Day, he received the Distinguished Flying Cross. A lawyer, litigator, journalist and best-selling author of 28 fiction and non-fiction books, Rohmer has met with such public figure as Queen Elizabeth, General George Patton, qIntrepidq Sir William Stephenson, Presidents Eisenhower, Regan, and Clinton, and has flown with John F. Kennedy. He is currently a member of the board of directors of Hollinger Inc. Recently, he chaired the 60th anniversary of the D-Day Advisory Committee to the Minister of Veterans Affairs. His autobiography, Generally Speaking: The Memoirs of Richard Rohmer, is written with Rohmeras characteristic frankness and insight.Mind you, I had served so long at the University of Windsor that when I did depart they decided to let me have the ... Once in a while I get it out to wear when I officially represent the University of Windsor, for example when the chancellor or the president/vice-chancellor cannot attend at a ... as Chancellor of Brock University, where he was well known for the architectural delights that he created over manyanbsp;...
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