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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2016 marks our 13th 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
Southside Atlanta Citadel Club
"Spawns" new Georgia Club
On April 14, 2016 the newly formed
Northeast Georgia Club held its first meeting and muster in
Gainesville, GA.Club founder and past president
of the Southside Atlanta Citadel Club, Ray Mayer, presided.Ray recently moved to Hall
County from Coweta County and quickly identified the need for
a Citadel Club to support the growing number of graduates in the
area.He reached out for help from
Jack Camp and Banks Glover, cofounders of the Southside Atlanta
Citadel Club, as well as Ed White, club president of the
Southside Citadel Club and Georgia director of The Citadel
Alumni Association.In short order the club was
formed.Ed and our club vice president,
Todd Rivers, were present at the first meeting and served as
guest speakers to discuss current school events and The Citadel
recruiting programs in Georgia.Ed also briefed the club on our
efforts to create a mentoring program for cadets planning to
move or return to Georgia after graduation.
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Schedule for 2016
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
Holiday gathering at the PTC White House. We will again
collect Toys for Tots. Last year's effort was a great success,
and I know that we can do even better this year
Please RSVP prior to each
scheduled meeting so that we can make appropriate plans.
RSVP to Ed White, 770-314-2466.
Annual Muster, 2016
Our largest turnout to date. 17 Alumni plus several wives,
parents, visitors and our always welcome pipers.
Front row: Bagpiper Brady Taylor, Bob Smith '60, Jack
Camp '65 (Founder), Brian Waters '81, Patrick Waters '11, Ed
White '66 (President), Tres Taylor '13, AJ Ross '15, Jack
Ritchey '80, Bagpiper Michael Scott
Second Row: Bob Wiemann '79, Banks Glover '69 (Founder), Todd
Rivers '88 (Vice-President), Doug Powell '72, Rob Isaac '08,
Mike Swain '73, Tyler Smith '13, Lee Nall '71, Marty Potash
Highlights of the Muster - click on picture for larger view.
Piping the entroit.
Presentation of Signed Citadel prints to our esteemed pipers
Some of us decided to eat while the rest of the crowd
swapped "war stories".
Our own three Junior Sword Drill Alumni: l-r Todd
Rivers '88, Lee Nall '71 and Jack Camp'65.
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:
February 2016 Club Meeting at Mama Lucia's
Great meal with wives and fellow alumni (picture not so much!)
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