Norwich University

Stamford, CT - Brian Bill '01 Golf Tournament

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You are invited to a tremendous day on the golf course to honor a true American hero - Chief Special Warfare Officer (SEAL) Brian R. Bill, Norwich University Class of 2001.  We are looking forward to an unforgettable day on the course complete with surprises, special guests, great prizes and opportunities to remember Brian and build the scholarship named in his memory at Norwich University.  We hope you can be there!   

About Brian

Brian was born on August 23, 1979 in Stamford, CT. He graduated from Trinity Catholic High School in June 1997. He then attended Norwich University, graduating in May 2001 with a degree in Electrical Engineering, and enlisted in the United States Navy in July 2001.

Brian reported to Naval Recruit Training Command Great Lakes, IL in July 2001. In September 2001, he completed basic training and reported to A-school at NATTC PENSACOLA FL for three months. In December 2001, he entered BUD/S (Basic Underwater Demolition/SEAL) training, one of the most grueling and demanding training programs in the military. Upon graduation from BUDS, Brian proceeded to Advanced SEAL Qualification Training, earning his trident in June 2003.

Brian was assigned to his first permanent duty station, SEAL Team EIGHT in Virginia Beach, VA, from June 2003 to July 2007. In July 2007, he began a rigorous selection and training course with Naval Special Warfare Development Group (NSWDG). Nine months after successfully completing this rigorous process, Brian was assigned to one of the Development Group teams. As a US Navy SEAL, Brian completed numerous deployments around the world in support of the Global War on Terrorism.

Chief Special Warfare Operator (SEAL) Brian Bill was a highly decorated combat veteran with numerous awards, including the Bronze Star Medal with Valor (4), including one for extraordinary heroism, Purple Heart Medal, Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Joint Service Commendation Medal with Valor, Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal, Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal, Combat Action Ribbon (2), Presidential Unit Citation (2), Navy Unit Commendation, Afghanistan Campaign Medal, Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, and numerous other personal and unit decorations.

On 6 August 2011, a Chinook helicopter, call sign Extortion 17, was shot down by enemy fire in Afghanistan taking the lives of 38 people on board. Brian was one of 17 SEALs aboard that helicopter. He is survived by his loving parents, brothers, sisters, and numerous other family, friends, and teammates.

A Hero's Legacy - Article in the Stamford Advocate and Greenwich Time

2012: Our Sponsors
Thank you to the many business, organizations and individuals who are supporting this tournament!

Platinum Sponsors

Goldman Sachs
Stamford Hospital
Tiger Risk Management

Gold Sponsors      Silver Sponsors    
Frontier Communications                          Moran Towing Company
Robert S. Perkin  Essex Newbury Corporation
Stamford Pathology Group PC  Eyal Shapira - Pugzee Farm
Stamford Infectious Diseases, LLC  Stamford Health Integrated Practices - An Affiliate of Stamford Hospital
   James Sabetta
   Callari Auto Group: BMW of Darien, MINI of FFLD County and VOLVO of Westport

Tee Sponsors

  • Larry '73 and Karen '72 McNamara     
  • WWE, Inc        
  • Bill McIntosh '67 and Bill McIntosh ‘95 
  • Agnitti Insurance Company
  • Front Line Apparel
  • Metro North 6:14 Bar Car Crew
  • Richard Radonis VMI '91
  • The One Footed Ducks
  • Nomura Securities Intl, Inc
  • Nomura Holding America, Inc
  • Merrill Lynch 
  • Clare and Mike Spillane 
  • The Carroll Family
  •  The Drane Family


  • Johnna Torsone
  • Richard and Ellen Wilson
  • CPT Drew Bisset, SEAL USN (Ret)
  • The Unit Scholarship Fund - Robert F. Robben
  • Samantha Wilson




  • NU Class of '85 Jorge A., John A., Rob A., Frank F., Rob S.
  •   Operation Hawkeye


  • Betty Hardiman
  • Father Richard F. Futie
  • Dr. and Mrs. Michael Parry

Contact Information
Elizabeth Kennedy '01
Date & Location


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