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Posted on May 7, 2013 in Stuff We Like

Large Gift Will Transform Norwich University, Oldest Private Military School in U.S.

Armchair General received the following media release from Norwich University, which was not only the first private military college in the United States, it is also the birthplace of the Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC). As the birthplace of ROTC, Norwich houses all four branches of the armed services: Army, Navy, Marines and Air Force. It is also home to the annual William E. Colby Military Writers’ Symposium, which counts ACG among its sponsors. Founded by Capt. Alden Partridge in 1819, it continues to follow his philosophy that a structured military lifestyle combined with rigorous academics would benefit those pursuing careers in both the military world and the private sector. Armchair General is pleased to share the following information that shows NU will have the funding necessary to continue to expand upon its mission. President announces largest gift in Norwich history I am thrilled to announce that at the April 25, 2013, Board of Trustees dinner, COL (IL) J. N. Pritzker, IL ARNG (Retired) committed $25 million toward the...

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Posted on Apr 9, 2013 in Tactics101, War College

Tactics 101 083 – Targeting

Perhaps no area of military doctrine is tinkered with more than the targeting process. The latest installment of "Tactics 101" puts a bulls-eye on the subject, including such information as how targeting has changed since the War on Terror began.

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