You don’t have to wait for Rook Recognition, Junior Ring Ceremony, or graduation to be proud. Be proud now. Less than 1% of the American population serves in the U.S. Military. Even fewer college age kids across the country would ever consider challenging themselves with something like four years in the Norwich University Corps of Cadets. That’s a sign that your Cadet has some courage and you probably did something right in raising them.
In honor of Rook arrival next Monday (Norwich class of 2019) let’s make today Night Rider Friday! The archives recently published an excerpt from the 1927 Guidon that sheds slight on the Night Riders’ early days. This is the #1 most visited page on my website for 4 years running: Norwich Flashback: The Royal Order […]
Life is incredibly short, and the countdown clock is always ticking. Our time and the focus of our efforts are the crown jewels of our individual kingdoms. We owe it to ourselves not to squander them on passionless pursuits or unworthy bosses. Launch your project. Write your book. Start your side business. Create the work of art you’ve always dreamed of creating. Ignore the haters, break the rules, and buck the system. You’ll be glad you did and the world will be a better place.
If you’re interested in a brief firsthand account of the 1993 Battle of Mogadishu from a ’89 Norwich Grad – Chalk 2 is FREE for the next few days. It you download it – consider leaving a review on Amazon when you’re finished reading. The reviews mean a lot for rankings and search results. Spread […]
Gary Appleby ’90 recently created a Facebook Page celebrating the history of the Norwich University Corps of Cadets Ring and the alumni who wear it. The page also provides Corps alumni with a central location to share pictures and stories about their Rings. I’ve lost count of the number of loyal Corps grads who have uploaded pictures and […]