Night Rider Friday

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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 […]

Three Books That Could Save Your Life

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If you read one book this year – make it this one. If you have a son – make him read this book. If you have a daughter – make her read it twice.

How to Be ‘Inspireful’

Art by the inspirational Hugh MacLeod

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.

Norwich Ranger in the ’93 Battle of Mogadishu – FREE

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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 […]

Celebrating The Norwich University Corps of Cadets Ring

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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 […]

Real World Advice For Transitioning Veterans

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“Do you have any advice for me, as I’m about to finish college this summer and looking to enter the workforce? I’m hoping to translate intelligence analyst into business operations analyst type positions. I have a solid resume, and I honestly think I will be fine if I can get into an interview, but that’s its own hurdle. I also don’t want to undervalue myself by applying for a job below my level of experience. Thanks in advance for any advice or words of encouragement you could provide!” – “Joe”