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An unapologetic celebration of the Norwich University Corps of Cadets. No middlemen. No filters. Just our stories—told by us.

Mar 25, 2020

Show Notes: Bill Lyons '90 wanted nothing to do with Norwich for 10 years. Now he's President of the NUAA and one of the school's staunchest supporters. We talk about letting go of grudges and why Norwich grads should hire Norwich grads—especially now. (Recorded 3/23/20)

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Mar 17, 2020

Show Notes: Pour your beverage of choice and join retired Special Forces LTC Chris Cadigan '95 and Randall H. Miller '93 as they sip bourbon and talk about the impact of coronavirus on the Norwich Corps of Cadets and a whole lot more. (Recorded 3/16/20)

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Mar 17, 2020

Show Notes: Cadet Aiden Cruz '20 talks about the Shock Platoon's recent competition in New Orleans, how the platoon's training philosophy differs from competitors like Texas A&M, and how he's making the best of finishing his senior year online from San Antonio, Texas. 

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Nov 25, 2019

Show Notes: In this FREE episode Reverend Wick talks about his 30 years on the Hill as Norwich Chaplain. Topics include: counseling Rookies, weddings, funerals, university presidents and even a bit about voodoo and the demonic realm.

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Nov 20, 2019

Show Notes: In this FREE episode Special Forces veteran and retired LTC Dennis Downey '81 (on right) with Chris Munn '81 at Norwich University's 2015 Athletic Hall of Fame induction (Rugby team 1979-1980, 10-2 squad). Dennis talks about Loring Hart, Russ Todd, and how ruggers stick together.