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  • 01 Feb 2016 00:27 | Anonymous

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    Thursday, January 28, 2016

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    Thursday, January 28, 2016


    TWO. MORE. DAYS. Citadel Basketball's PACK THE MAC is just two days out, as the Bulldogs take on VMI at 1pm on Sat. January 30th at McAlister Field House! Coming off of a record crowd at Pack The Mac last season, limited $5 tickets are going fast at www.PACKTHEMAC.com. But do so quickly, this deal expires January 29th!

    Get yours today, and we'll see you on January 30th at McAlister Field House-- Go Bulldogs!

  • 30 Sep 2015 00:56 | Anonymous

    Lost for more than 150 years, a precious artifact returns to The Citadel


    Charles Courtenay Tew was among the first 26 cadets to report to the Citadel Academy in 1843.  He became the Academy’s first honor graduate in 1846 and the first president of the Academy’s Alumni Association in 1852.


    While serving as Superintendent of the Arsenal Academy in Columbia (made auxiliary to the Citadel in 1845), Tew was given a sword by the cadets.  The scabbard of the sword bears a plate engraved “The Cadets of the Arsenal Academy /To Captain C.C. Tew/November 25th 1858.” The collar of the scabbard bears a second inscription: “Captured at Antietam September 17, 1862.”  This is the date Colonel Tew was mortally wounded and the sword, taken from him by a Northern soldier, was lost to history.


    On September 17, 2015, 153 years later, the sword will return to The Citadel, courtesy of the 33 Signal Regiment Foundation of Ottawa, Canada.  Please plan to attend a special program on Thursday evening, September 17 at 6:30 in the Daniel Library to hear the story of the sword.  The official transfer of the sword from the 33 Signal Regiment to The Citadel will occur on the parade ground on Friday, September 18, just moments before parade.  More details on these events will be announced shortly.


    On September 16, 2015, a special event will be held at Antietam National Battlefield Park in Maryland at 1:00 pm.  For more information contact LTC David S. Goble, Director of Daniel Library at dgoble@citadel.edu/843-953-1267   





  • 20 Feb 2015 10:15 | Anonymous

    #Wounded Warrior Amputee Softball Team "Battle of Charleston Harbor"

    Charleston River Dog Stadium 
    Free Admission and Free Parking


    Charleston, SC is looking forward to what is sure to be an exciting game. On March 21, 2015 the Wounded Warrior Amputee Softball Team (WWAST) will be in Charleston, SC for a game against the Citadel Baseball Alumni from the 1990 College World Series Team at the River Dogs Stadium. WWAST is a nationally recognized team comprised of amputee active duty military personnel and veterans. This team of all-stars will battle it out in a softball tournament at the Charleston River Dogs Stadium, "Battle of Charleston Harbor". 

    The event is free and open to the public, but we expect seating will be at a premium! We will have reserved seating for veterans and their families. Donations and proceeds from this event will be help support the WWASTLimbs Without Limits
    Carolina Children’s Charity, and The Charleston Miracle League.

    Join us as we celebrate the resilience of these heroes!

  • 09 Feb 2015 07:47 | Tom Churchill
    The Charleston Citadel Club Board of Directors would like to thank everyone who came out last night to our Annual Oyster Roast. 

    We had an absolute blast and hope you did too. From the fellowship of all the Citadel grads and supporters to the awesome food to hearing the Commandant, Captain Geno Paluso ’89 speak – it was an all around fantastic time. If you were unable to come, don’t worry we have lots more great events planned for the year. 


  • 22 Jan 2015 11:17 | Anonymous
    BULLDOG CHALLENGE; Saturday, 28 February
    As some of you may be familiar with, the Naval ROTC Unit hosts an annual fundraiser designed to create funds for scholarships. The Bulldog Challenge (BDC) is a 10 k (6.2 mile), team-oriented race throughout The Citadel campus and surrounding Charleston area. Included within the race are various obstacles and challenges to include: portions of the Marine Corps combat fitness test (CFT), Marine corps obstacle course, a simulated casualty evacuation using stretchers, and maneuvering through the marsh. These individual events are designed to test your mental toughness, ability to work within your team, and your physical endurance.
    Teams are composed of FOUR individuals. Creative costumes are highly encouraged.
    We are offering CADET DISCOUNTS this year, with a price $140.00 per team ($35.00 per individual). Register as a team of four BEFORE FEBRUARY 1ST in order to be eligible for the discount. Without the discount, it is $200.00 per team, $50.00 per individual.
    Sign up at http://www.active.com/…/the-19th-annual-bulldog-challenge-2…
    This year, members of the Marine Contingent WILL NOT be participating in the event, they will be needed to run the event.
    Again, the event is the morning of Saturday February 28, an open weekend.
    Please contact myself or Cadet Young of November Company if you have any questions.
    Cadet Young:
    Very Respectfully,
    Cadet Second Lieutenant Ray Horning
    Bravo Company, The Citadel
    (770)335-2112 (c)


  • 19 Jan 2015 18:50 | Anonymous


    The Citadel Club of Charleston is 100% Reorganized and Relaunched! New website and new Features. CitadelClub.org
    Oyster Roast February 6th, Citadel Boat House 7pm-11pm Oysters, Beer, Wine, Chili, Hot Dogs, Brats & the fixin's 

    Register Here!

    The Citadel Club of Charleston

    The Citadel Club of Charleston is a great place to meet local people that have a connection to The Citadel and want to participate in events that help the local community and bring The Citadel Community closer together!

    The Club has over 30 events scheduled in 2015,
    a Full Featured Website & State of the Art Functions!

    We've added events & lowered dues
     to only $40 per year!

    The Club is proud to announce our Relaunch! Our great slate of energized Officers and a Fantastic Board of Directors have really worked hard these last several weeks to get the entire Club reorganized and setup for a hugely successful year in 2015!

    Bring your Wives, Friends, Girlfriends and Co-Workers! Everyone is welcome at all Club events! The Citadel Club of Charleston is open to everyone and we're here to serve the community.

    Who Joins the Club?

    ANYONE can join The Citadel Club of Charleston, being an Alumni is not Required! The only requirement is that you have a positive connection to The Citadel and are interested in being active in the community through both Social and Charitable events.

    The website, CitadelClub.org, is now fully functional is up to the minute information about the Club's Events and articles about The Citadel and issues that are important to our Community. 

    You can Join the Club and Register for our Events online and use your Credit Card through our Secure Portal.
    Also, we've added events and lowered dues to only $40 per year!


    Upcoming Events

    Please check out our upcoming events here!

    Oyster Roast

    February 6th at the Citadel Boat House 

    Register Here!

    Over 30 Events scheduled in 2015

    Oyster Roast  February 6th at the Citadel Boat House

    Monthly Breakfasts

    Happy Hours

    Interesting Speakers

    Family Friendly

    PreKnob Dinner

    Shrimp & Beer



    Tired of your old, 'static' Club?

    We have monthly Happy Hours that move around the Charleston Area and monthly Breakfasts at the Alumni Center along with Big Quarterly Events! The Club is very active in the community and we support several local charities through both volunteering and donations.




    What is The Citadel Club of Charleston?

    The mission of the Citadel Club of Charleston is to provide a social atmosphere in which alumni and supporters can meet while raising private support for various needs of the college. We also strive to create a strong networking community in which our members can benefit from each other. We hope you will consider joining the Club, and we look forward to seeing you at the next meeting!




    What We Do

    We have over 30 events each year located all over the Charleston Area, we work with local charities, we hold great family friendly events like our Annual Muster, Oyster and Shrimp Parties and our Annual PreKnob Dinner, along with our Monthly Happy Hours that provide a great chance to get together with like minded local people.

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  • 13 Jan 2015 09:27 | Anonymous

    A Message from the CAA President

    DATE:            January 11, 2015

    TO:                 The Citadel Alumni Association Membership

    FROM:           Scott Tucker, President, The Citadel Alumni Association

    RE:                  Combat Ring


    The issue of the “Combat Ring” has resulted in a major uproar, within the membership. Regrettably, much of the information out there is just wrong. I would like to set forth the facts on that ring and advise all of you as to the action already planned by your Executive and Ring Committees to insure the integrity of “The Ring”.

    First, the action taken by the Board to approve this was in response to requests for a “combat ring”. The service academies and VMI provide this service to their graduates on the basis of individual requests. The combat ring was intended to be available to our graduates in service to our country. Many of these individuals do not want to risk losing their “Citadel Rings” in faraway lands. It was seen as a service to those brave graduates willing to risk the ultimate sacrifice for our county. However, you do not have to be in the military to request the combat ring. It is of course available to all who would request it and are qualified.

    There are two primary qualifications to be eligible for this combat ring. First, you must be qualified to wear “The Citadel Ring” and second, you must own one. There is no program to push this service but only to offer it upon request. To date, we have sold a total of “0”  combat rings.

    Actions to address your concerns have already been put in motion. The Ring Committee is already set to meet this week. Their report will be advanced to the Executive Committee and then both committees will report to the Board of Directors at the meeting set for 10:00 Saturday morning, January 31st.  Until this issue is resolved, the President has immediately suspended the sale of these rings and any requests will be put on hold. Currently, there are none.

    You are strongly encouraged to contact your District Director and make your wishes known to him or her.

    GO DOGS!

  • 11 Jan 2015 18:02 | Anonymous


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  • 11 Jan 2015 18:00 | Anonymous
  • 11 Jan 2015 17:58 | Anonymous

    a glimpse of what a cadet at The Citadel goes though on a normal Friday afternoon


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