25% off Norwich Matters & Norwich Heroes

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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


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

1926 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 visited page on my website for 4 years running: Norwich Flashback: The Royal Order […]

Celebrating The Norwich University Corps of Cadets Ring


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 […]

On Hogan’s Heroes

Hogan's Heroes Cast

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


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…