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Brig Gen Peter J. Lambert, USAF, ’88 is the Director, Intelligence, Headquarters Air Combat Command, Joint Base Langley-Eustis, VA

Brig Gen Peter J. Lambert, USAF, ’88 is the Director, Intelligence, Headquarters Air Combat Command, Joint Base Langley-Eustis, VA

April 18, 2017

Brig Gen Lambert advises Zachary Gibson, CSIA Major, Class of 2018, that learning leadership is the bread and butter at Norwich, but the camaraderie and friendships you will develop are the highlight of being a student here. “I’ve run into my fellow students and Norwich graduates everywhere throughout my career.” Lambert fondly remembers Norwich’s highly rated Russian language program that set a high bar for leadership during the Cold War.

 

Sound recording engineer and editor: Sonja Jordan, Communications Major, Class of 2019

Mr. David Merker ’81 is Director of Nuclear Treaty Monitoring, Air Force Technical Applications Center (AFTAC), Patrick Air Force Base, FL and a member of the Senior Executive Service.

Mr. David Merker ’81 is Director of Nuclear Treaty Monitoring, Air Force Technical Applications Center (AFTAC), Patrick Air Force Base, FL and a member of the Senior Executive Service.

April 18, 2017

Mr. David Merker ’81 is Director of Nuclear Treaty Monitoring, Air Force Technical Applications Center (AFTAC), Patrick Air Force Base, FL and a member of the Senior Executive Service.

Recently, Mr. Merker visited Norwich University and reflects to Shane Haughey, a political science major, Class of 2018, that Norwich is an invaluable leadership laboratory. It’s citizen-soldier concept taught him the value of being superbly educated and being part of something bigger than oneself.

Sound recording engineer and editor: Mickey Walbridge, Computer Science Major, Class of 2017.

RDML Daniel J. MacDonnell, USN ‘85, Commander Naval Information Force Reserve, Reserve Deputy Commander, Naval Information Forces

RDML Daniel J. MacDonnell, USN ‘85, Commander Naval Information Force Reserve, Reserve Deputy Commander, Naval Information Forces

April 18, 2017

RDML Daniel J. MacDonnell, USN ‘85, Commander Naval Information Force Reserve, Reserve Deputy Commander, Naval Information Forces
 
RDML MacDonnell tells Liam Wilber, Criminal Justice Major, Class of 2017, that it is easy to lead highly motivated people, but the challenge is always to bring people at all levels to feel and act as leaders.  “I always try to engage them at their level, and focus on what they bring to the team, which is where the Norwich experience was invaluable for my career.”
 
Sound engineer and editor: Sonja Jordan, Communications Major, Class of 2019
 

BG Jeffrey A. Farnsworth, USA, ‘86, Director of Army Safety and Commanding General U.S. Army Combat Readiness Center

BG Jeffrey A. Farnsworth, USA, ‘86, Director of Army Safety and Commanding General U.S. Army Combat Readiness Center

April 11, 2017

BG Farnsworth tells Shane Haughey, Political Science Major, Class for 2018, that Army values and Norwich values are completely aligned. That sets everybody on the course to, and is a great breeding ground for, military leadership. “I wasn’t an exceptional student,” BG Farnsworth shares with Haughey, “so I had to work harder and make tough choices about how may activities I could manage at Norwich. But that taught me to persevere, and hone my tenacity and my drive to get to my objectives in the face of adversity.”

 

Sound recording engineer and editor: Sonja Jordan, Communications Major, Class of 2019

Lt Gen Michael Dubie, USAF (Ret.), M’99, President, Revision Military Technologies, Former Deputy Commander, U.S. Northern Command (NORAD)

Lt Gen Michael Dubie, USAF (Ret.), M’99, President, Revision Military Technologies, Former Deputy Commander, U.S. Northern Command (NORAD)

April 11, 2017

Lt Gen Dubie speaks with Duncan Miller, Political Science & Spanish Major, Class of 2017, about leadership, based on his 30+ years of service in the United States Air Force. “Norwich graduates today cannot even imagine where their careers will take them and the kind of people they will command,” he tells Millar. “Leadership is an analog sport; by that I mean it is a one-on-one with people…especially in today’s social media world, that is important to keep in mind,” says Lt Gen Dubie.

Sound recording engineer and editor: Sonja Jordan, Communications Major, Class of 2019.

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