On a regular, predictable timeline, club members will provide a
venue in the southern Atlanta area for Citadel graduates,
families, and prospective Citadel family members to come
together. We will meet in order to socialize, sponsor new
cadets, and support the Citadel and Citadel alumni.
The members of the Southside Atlanta Citadel Club will plan and
organize regular meetings of local Citadel graduates, families,
and prospective Citadel cadets. The meetings will provide
fellowship and entertainment for members, sponsor new cadets,
and support the Citadel and Citadel alumni.
Is this term
still used anymore? Regardless, please take a moment to update
your vital statistics such as email, phone, address.... and if
you happen to know any information on other grads in the area,
please let us know so we can contact them.
The Citadel Alma Mater
we sing thy fame
For all the
world to hear,
And in the
paths our fathers showed us
Honor, God and Country,
fight for thee.
we praise thee now
though strife surrounds us,
We will ever
conscious of the benefits
derive from thee.
forever, yielding never
cease our struggles for
Preston Price '43
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We Are Now A Gold Star Club
2017 marks our 14th year
This picture, taken at our third meeting, tells what it's
all about. Perhaps it was best stated by Landon Moxley when
he said "We
had a great time last weekend, always good to be able to
spend time with good people."
the beginning we felt the club shouldn't be restricted to the "long
grey line" but should include those that make our lives so rich -
wives, significant others, children... don't leave home without
Schedule for 2017
your calendars in advance! We know that each of you have
very busy lives but please work your schedules around these
dates. Based on your feedback that sometimes the Saturday
meeting dates are difficult to work around, we will be
alternating between Saturdays and Thursdays. We are now
working on the planning of the event and the venues - check
Please RSVP prior to each
scheduled meeting so that we can make appropriate plans.
RSVP to James Holt,
Once again we had a really good turnout for our 2017 Muster. And this note from our lead piper
Thank you so much for including me in these
musters. I look forward to them every year. Of course
the food is wonderful but the camaraderie is the greatest.
Additionally, the purpose for this particular muster is so right and
good. We need to remember our friends, and comrades and our
band of brothers (now sisters also) who enriched our lives and who,
in many cases, served in the armed forces to assure we can muster
from time to time in peace and security. As you know, I did
not attend the Citadel but I have always admired and respected those
who did. You are a very fine lot and I am humbled you embrace
me as one—at least for a day.
A special thanks to James for his
willingness to head up this group. Let me know if I can ever
help you out. Really, I mean it.
Past President hands over the
Presidential Plaque and the club treasury envelope to
incoming president James Holt '02.
Message from Outgoing Club
President Ed White
I'm happy to report that the
Southside Atlanta Citadel Club held an election on
Saturday, Feb 18, 2017, and the alumni listed below were
James Holt '02 1st Vice President: Rob
Isaac '08 2nd Vice President: Todd
Rivers '88 Sgt-at-Arms and Webmaster:
Banks Glover '69 Club Founder and Advisor:
Jack Camp '65 Immediate Past President and
Advisor: Ed White '66
Governor Nathan Deal appointed David Hewes ('70)
to the Aviation Hall of Fame Board. Hewes retired as a
programming directory with AAR Corp. at Delta Airlines.
He began his career with Southern Airways and has experience
in technical operations, in-flight service, finance, security
and aircraft accident investigation. Hewes earned a
bachelor's degree from the Citadel. He and his wife,
Catherine, have three children and four grandchildren.
They reside in Newnan. (Newnan Times Herald, December 21.
On December 4, 2016 members of the Club gathered at the Peachtree
City White House to celebrate our selection as a Gold Star Club and
another highly successful Toys for Tots campaign. Pictured
from left to right is Club President Ed White, Club Vice President
Todd Rivers, Carl Boone, Marty Potash, Doug Powell, Bob Wiemann,
James Holt, Co-founder Banks Glover, Brian Waters, Don Mullen,
Wilder Davis, Bill Horne, Co-founder Jack Camp and in front, Rob
Club President, Ed White and Club
Vice President, Todd Rivers met with Michael Keever,
LTC USMC (Ret) and Michelle Gillespie, leaders of the
Coweta County/Fayette County Toys for Tots program to
distribute toys gathered by our club during our 2016
A Chance Encounter
One of my 1969 Classmate's daughter was in Nashville
Tennessee at a really nice "dive". She was
recording some of a singer's music when she noticed he
had on a Citadel Ring. Here is the exchange.. Enjoy!
Happens to be singing an old Beach Music Song
Oyster Roast, November 2016
Held at Jack & Liz Camp's farm... good turnout, great
food and wonderful company.
Club Vice President Todd Rivers
ably represents The Citadel at the 2016 State College Fair.
"It was a good day of recruiting.. a lot of interest in our school.
Speaking of Recruitment: Take
a gander at the new recruitment video:
A Citadel Flyover -
Pictures taken by our own Todd Rivers
Rebuttal to a Charleston News and Courier
article that derided our plebe system as cruel abuse. By
my classmate Nat Davis - Hazing is
Good For You.
And finally... a little humor.
Life at the Citadel - Several Great Videos
Service and Sacrifice: A Citadel
(note: silence for first 30 seconds)
South of Broad: a song we can all
Guards Kentucky Performance
Doug Powell sent
us this video of the Summerall Guards performing at a Kentucky
He wondered what damage the shoes and rifles did to the
Robinson - Citadel Graduate, Football Player, Opera Singer
2016 Recruiting Video: 4 Pillars
of Leadership Development Why a Citadel Graduate is a Cut
General Rosa announcing that US
News and World Report ranked The Citadel as Number ONE
Public College in theSouth. In their 2016 review, the
Citadel achieved the Number One Public College in the South
for the SIXTH consecutive Year.
Compare the new one to a Recruiting Video
And for you Oldies... remember the old Grace Bridge?
famous father's son at the Citadel. We all knew
about Ted Turner's sons being at the Citadel.. Now
Rick Santorum's son at the Citadel.
Bossman and Marty Potash represented the Southside Atlanta
Citadel Club at the 2010 IACT(Inter Service Academy Golf
Tournament) at the Connecticut Golf Club in Easton
Connecticut. Although a gallant effort, the team was
only able to grab 4th place. Next year..lets get a
better showing and sink Navy!!
Of the 161
local alumni on record, 31 have attended at least one club
meeting since our first meeting back in November 2003! Let's
all make a concerted effort to increase that number. We need
everyone's help on this - call and remind others to come.
When David Boyd '60, Jack Camp
'65 and Banks Glover '69 were lamenting the long sober drive
from Newnan to the Atlanta Citadel Club, the question was
raised. "why don't we just start one down here". Turns out there
are over 40 graduates in the immediate vicinity and that number
is growing. So in November 2003 we held our first meeting.
Click on pic to see full sized newspaper writeup.
Telling tales for the '60's are
the late Pat Conroy '67, Carl Anderson '62 and Jack Camp '65. Conroy
entertained members of the Atlanta Citadel Club February 16th
before his book-signing for the standing room only crowd at the
Ansley Golf Club. Conroy was amused that despite the "honor
code", in his travels for these "signings", he has counted that
he's had 68 Citadel roommates and has actually met 12 former
cadets who confessed to being members of "The Ten". "No