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Norwich University Regimental Drill Team Association

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Mission Statement: The Norwich University Regimental Drill Team Association (NURDTA) advocates and supports the Drill Team at Norwich University. We raise funds and encourage alumni, friends, and families to support the Drill Team.  

Make Your Gift to the Drill team
to join the association

Your gift helps provide equipment, food, and other items that provide our Drill Team with the "margin of excellence" needed to perform at the highest level. 

Your tax-deductible gift is an official donation to Norwich University and will support:

Giving Opportunities from the NURDT Board of Directors:

  • Critical Rifle Parts - $2,500 per year
  • 100 Springfield 1903 Drill Rifles - $20,000 - $200 per rifle
  • Sustainment (electrical tape, stain remover, etc.) - $400
  • Drill Team Uniform Accessories (Tab, Cord, Beret, etc.)  - $1,500 ($50 per student)
  • Feed the team while at Tulane for Nationals - $3,000 ($20 per team member daily)
  • Drill Team Coaching Stipend - $6,000 (Coach not currently hired)
  • NURDT T-Shirts - $2,250 ($25 per team member)

Future Fundraising Goals: 

  • Norwich Drill Scholarships - Endowment starts at $50,000
  • Designated on campus Drill facility

To make a gift via check, please send to:

Norwich Unversity
Attn: Paul Morgan
158 Harmon Drive
Northfield, VT 05663

Checks should be made out to Norwich University with:
"Drill Team" in the memo line.

NURDT Board of Directors:
Arturo "AJ" Diaz '10, Chairman
Blake Jackson '05, Vice Chairman
Bill Kingman '80, Treasurer
Steve Gonzales '13, Adjutant
Andrea Bryant '07, Board Member
Robert Colatarci '95, Board Member
Kevin Gorman '74, Board Member
Armon Cioppa '82, Board Member

NURDTA Historian:
Preston Huntington '14

NURDT Decade Captains:
David Crabiel '95
Shawn Piner '08
Christopher Comeau '08
Brandon McFarlane '09
Lucas Ploof '10
Benjamin Severson '16
Anthony Rodriguez '19

Board Advisors:
CSM Geraldo Mercado, Senior Enlisted Advisor
Paul Morgan, Assistant Director, MGAA

Make Your Gift to the Drill team


NURDT Association Events:

Norwich Homecoming and Alumni Weekend - Drill Team Dinner
Date: September 24, 2021 - 1930 EST - Click here to register

Tulane University Drill Team Collegiate Nationals - February 24-26, 2022 - View Full Schedule and more details.

For more information on the Norwich University Regimental Drill Team Association please contact Arturo "AJ" Diaz '10, Board Chairman, via email or phone at 973-592-1799.