Nov/Dec 2004

Christmas Candlelight Service

Click below to listen to Christmas music:
When the sun is darkened (3241 KB)
Lo, How a rose (2113 KB)
O come all ye faithful (1656 KB)
We wish you a merry Christmas (811 KB)


4-6 December
       Candlelight Christmas service

6 December
        CGPS exams begin

9 December
        SCCC exams begin;
        CGPS exams end

14 December
        Holiday furlough begins

9 January
        Holiday furlough ends

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Classes of '02, '01, and '00 represented at B Co. Patrol Base in Kirkuk, Iraq

In the picture above, from left to right:
1LT Walter Cartin, F Troop '02;
CPT Donald Royce Frazee, Mike Company '01;
CPT James Thomas, Hotel Company '00.

For more info about deployed Citadel alumni:
    The War on Terror
    Citadel alumni on the Tip of the Spear
    Published reports on alumni in the war
    Supporting the troops

News from the Citadel Public Affairs Office
November/December 2004

General's Journal: Leadership 101
Fourth class cadets learn to be good followers. Yet the real test of leadership comes later when cadets develop the judgment and character to earn the respect of others.

Cadet heads state college legislative group
Ed Sutton has first-hand experience with politics as a former intern for South Carolina's lieutenant governor. Now he will hone his political skills as the newly elected governor of the South Carolina Student Legislature.

Veterans give Bulldogs great outlook
A deep bench and strong recruiting class make the season look bright as the Bulldogs work through their non-conference games.

PB team experiences value of service
A team of cadets from Palmetto Battery is making life better for a Johns Island family by spending Saturdays working on a Habitat for Humanity project.

Stories beneath the stones: Woody Parker '65
Woody Parker went from The Citadel to the Air Force and then to Vietnam. It was nearly 30 years before his fate was confirmed and his body returned to its final resting place in Arlington.

Discovery of a World War II diary
Like many WWII soldiers, Charles Fortson '39 kept a diary with rich detail about his assignment in Iceland and his Citadel comrades in service.

Eighth alumnus killed in war on terror
1st Lt. Dan Malcom, a Marine who graduated in 2001, died during the fight for Fallujah last month.

School of Humanities and Social Sciences forms advisory board
A group of alumni and professional leaders have made a commitment to move the School of Humanities and Social Sciences forward.

Dogs make top-10 list
College canines, move over. Boo and General have made a list of elite college mascots according to a new book on awesome dogs.

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Summerall Guards to march in
Columbia Christmas parade

Off-campus performances
Summerall Guards:
Dec. 4 Carolina Carillon Parade - Columbia, S.C.
Feb. 4 - 9 Mardi Gras Parades -
New Orleans, La.
Mar. 17 St. Patrick's Day -Savannah, Ga.
Apr. 9 - 10 Azalea Festival - Wilmington, N.C.

Regimental Band & Pipes:
Dec. 5 Marching Band, Christmas Parade, Charleston, S.C.
Jan. 23 Pipes and Drums, Kirkin of the Tartan, Grace Episcopal Church, Charleston, S.C.
Mar. 17 Marching Band, St. Patrick's Day Parade, Savannah, Ga.
Apr. 9 Regimental Band and Pipes, The Dunedin Military Tattoo, Dunedin, Fla.
Apr. 23 Regimental Band and Pipes, Spring Concert, North Myrtle Beach, S.C.