60 Seconds with Col Gervais Carpentier, Commandant of the Royal Military College Saint-Jean
If you could only eat one thing for the rest of your life, what would it be?
Hello, I’m Col Gervais Carpentier, Commandant of the Royal Military College Saint-Jean. We’re starting in three, two, one.
- Who can attend the military colleges?
Motivated young men and women who want to pursue university studies.
- What do you like to do when you’re not at work?
Outdoor family activities
- What is one thing you cannot live without?
My hockey equipment.
- Describe yourself in three words.
Truth, duty, valour.
- What advice would you give to RMC graduates?
Value who you are. Be proud of what you represent.
- What was your very first job?
Paper boy for the newspaper La Presse.
- How do you maintain your mental health?
Playing sports, spending time with my family and setting priorities at work and identifying what is essential.
- Are you high-tech or low-tech?
That’s the last question. Thank you very much.
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