WE BAND OF BROTHERS

In late July 2010, senior Casey Ashfield volunteered for a patrol in eastern Afghanistan with former Norwich student Sgt. Steven DeLuzio. Their mission on that cloudy day was to man traffic control checkpoints... Read More

NORWICH IN MINIATURE

Armies march through Roger Winslow’s ’60 living room. There are soldiers, sailors, and marines hailing from many countries and many different time periods. In perfect formation, and in their best... Read More

ON THE TRAIL OF THOSE LEFT BEHIND

Staff Sgt. James Moore was just 21 when the airplane on which he was gunner disappeared on November 20, 1943. Nearly 2,000 miles away on the tiny atoll of Tarawa that morning, Marines were clawing their... Read More

THE PRESIDENT’S VIEW – SUMMER 2011

In his acceptance speech at this year’s Colby Military Writers Symposium, 2011 Colby Book Award Winner and Vietnam veteran Karl Marlantes said, “We are a great Republic because we have citizen soldiers.” Citizen... Read More

SPINNING THE RECORD – SUMMER 2011

One day not long ago I spent an hour on the phone talking with Grace (Moran) Ward, wife of Gene Ward, Class of 1949. Back in the early 1970s I attended school with the Wards’ daughter, Sandy, with whom... Read More

YOUR LETTERS – SUMMER 2011

MESS HALL MEMORIES I am writing regarding the circa 1968 photo of cadets eating in the mess hall.  Some of my favorite memories from my years at Norwich were the family-style meals. The second mess (lunch)... Read More

BOMBINGS, BRUISES AND BONES

“Be forewarned that some of the photographs may prove disturbing,” keynote speaker Anne Lawrence told her audience. And several of the images projected on the screen at Dole Auditorium—of the mangled... Read More

PROMINENT DETRACTOR OF ARMY’S ‘DON’T ASK, DON’T TELL’ POLICY VISITS NU

“Looking back on my entire time in the military, there are many reasons why I could be bitter or why I could feel sad. I could feel like I’m a victim … but I recognize what the Army has taught... Read More

THE BRIEF CASE – SUMMER 2011

AUTHOR SPEAKS ON PATRIOTISM ✪ Stephen Kiernan, author of Authentic Patriotism: Restoring America’s Founding Ideals Through Selfless Action, was the featured guest speaker at the first Service &... Read More

NORWICH PROFESSORS RESEARCH THREAT PERCEPTION

It began with a simple phone call back in 2005. Norwich psychology associate professor Carole Bandy dialed her colleague Kevin Fleming to ask him a few questions. “She called me, and said something like,... Read More