Taking the Lead: 1LT Mark Chapman, USA ’14

Standing under the blasting heat of the Afghan summer sun, viewing the mountains that ring Jalalabad Airfield, I realized this was Alden Partridge’s dream being lived out almost 200 years later. He stood... Read More

Boston to L.A. to Wall Street :Bobby Carroll ’97

When Bobby Carroll ’97 showed up on day one of his first job, human resources immediately advanced him some cash so he could purchase a proper wardrobe. It was then that he realized Rodeo Drive in Beverly... Read More

Self-Disciplined: LT Ashley (Sanford) Molinaro, USNR ’10

“From my experience, the best way to be seen and heard and get ahead is to lean in, raise your hand, speak up, and do the work.” Ashley (Sanford) Molinaro ’10 majored in biology with the hope of... Read More

Thoughts on a Perfect Plan: Brian Gosselin ’10

Brian Gosselin, as editor of the Guidon, published this editorial in the December 15, 2016, issue of the paper, just a week before his December graduation. We reprint it here, slightly edited, with the... Read More

Failure as Key to Success: Kevin Hancock ’01

The seed for Kevin Hancock’s television-framing business was planted by accident. In 2001, when he went to mount his flat-screen TV on the wall of his new condo, he discovered that the electrical outlet... Read More

Alan DeForest ’75

Leading by Following Alan DeForest ’75 as captain of the NU Men’s Rugby Team in 1974–75. On October 18–20, 2016, the Norwich University Board of Trustees met for its annual fall meeting—the first... Read More

Mike Rizzuto ’97

Leading by Creating “If you want to be successful, it’s just this simple. Know what you are doing. Love what you are doing. And believe in what you are doing.” – Will Rogers Scroll to the bottom... Read More

Albert “Albie” Lewis ’73 & M’98

“The real leader displays his quality in his triumphs over adversity, however great it may be.” – George C. Marshall Leading Through Crises Colonel Albert “Albie” Lewis ’73 & M’98 knows... Read More

2nd Lt. Pamela Dubey ’14

Leading from the Front “For as long as I can remember, I’ve wanted to join the military,” says 2nd Lt. Pamela “Pam” Dubey ’14. “I grew up with my dad’s stories of the Air Force, and knew... Read More


Norwich Graduate Appointed NCIS Deputy Director (Courtesy of NCIS) NCIS isn’t just a hit TV show—it’s based on the real deal, the Naval Criminal Investigative Service. And a Norwich graduate is now... Read More