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25% off Norwich Matters & Norwich Heroes

By | November 29th, 2015|

Paperback and eBook copies of Norwich Matters and Norwich Heroes are 25% off now through midnight of Cyber Monday (11/30/15). Spread the word!

5 Tips for Parents of Norwich Cadets

By | August 28th, 2015|

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.

Night Rider Friday

By | August 21st, 2015|

From the 1926 yearbook - “War Whoop." 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 [...]

Celebrating The Norwich University Corps of Cadets Ring

By | April 7th, 2015|

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 [...]

On Hogan’s Heroes

By | October 27th, 2013|

One of my non-Norwich Facebook friends recently asked me a question I've heard many times over the years. "Why do Norwich people go nuts when they hear the theme from Hogan's Heroes?" This one is tough to explain to people outside of the tribe but I'll give it a shot.

Vintage Skull and Swords

By | October 7th, 2013|

Introducing the Skull and Swords Sachem's Red. With its tantalizing bouquet and zesty finish, this red zinfandel is the perfect companion to warm your bones on a chilly fall evening...

MP3 Audio from Norwich Expert Voices Series

By | April 2nd, 2013|

On March 27th I sat for an hour long interview and audience Q & A for the Norwich University Expert Voices Series - sponsored by the College of Liberal Arts and the Board of Fellows. The event was held at 7pm in the Sullivan Museum and History Center. The interview was conducted by Jon Allen (NU '94). The audio is posted below in two parts that you can listen to right here or download and take with you.

Toasting the Old South Barracks

By | March 17th, 2013|

They don't make men like Alden Partridge any more. And nobody makes toasts like he did. Here are three toasts offered by Partridge and met with raised glasses by the corps during a Fourth of July banquet (year unknown)...

A Word From Major General Ernest N. Harmon

By | March 10th, 2013|

Below are a few interesting excerpts from Major General Ernest N. Harmon's address to the Newcomen Society on October 6th, 1951, in Northfield, Vermont. Harmon was introduced by the Honorable Stanley C. Wilson - former Governor of Vermont and Chairman of the Norwich University Board of Trustees. I'll scan the [...]

Norwich Expert Voices

By | February 24th, 2013|

I'm looking forward to this live interview. I'll be the guy who looks like me and the part of James Lipton will be played by Jon Allen (NU '94).