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

Apr 22, 2020

Show Notes: Colm Walker '05 talks about being a Rook on September 11th, 2001, & the transformational experience of his first Echo Taps. He also talks about fighting in Afghanistan with the 82nd Airborne, shares thoughts on soon-to-be NU President Mark Anarumo, & why he wants to be President of the NU Alumni Association...


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.


Nov 15, 2019

Show Notes: In this FREE episode - Current Regimental Commander Ethan Hagstrom is the 7th member of his family to graduate from Norwich since 1899 (Spoiler: he's not the first Regimental Commander). Ethan talks about working with President Schneider, serving on the presidential search committee for his replacement, the...