55 YearsGraduation
June 5, 1963-2018

The Official Page of the Class of 1963
Dedicated to that group of 1,205 young men who arrived in Annapolis, Maryland, "...where Severn joins the tide..."  on 7 July 1959 and the 876 who graduated on 5 June 1963, forever linked

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Electronic Lucky Bag Classmate Current Biographies
Company Pages/Locator Maps Last Call
Weddings Hot News
Shipmate Class Foundation/CAE
Class Reunions Site Map
Pride and Tradition
Class Valor
Classmate Memories
Lest We Forget
Vanity License Plates

The Class of 1963 Legacy Project
'63 USNA Center for Academic Excellence

Site Map

Registration for the 55th Reunion in San Diego is now open
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Recently Changed Pages

12/11/18 Last Call-Stephen Guthrie (4th Co) died 12/10/18
12/11/18 Deceased Data--Stephen Guthrie (4th Co) died 12/10/18
12/4/18 14th Company Map -Ed Brady email
12/4/18 Current Bio--Ed Brady email
12/4/18 Deceased Data--Mike Mullen--Sandy's contact information
12/4/18 1st Company Map -John Pfeiffer email
12/4/18 Current Bio--John Pfeiffer email
12/4/18 24th Company-Rich Wilson (24th Co) died 12/4/18
12/4/18 Last Call-Rich Wilson (24th Co) died 12/4/18
12/4/18 Deceased Data--Rich Wilson (24th Co) died 12/4/18
12/3/18 55th Reunion Photos--Added 22 more photos
12-2/18 Classmates/Store/Books--Added Lee Cargill's book, "Survival Uncertain"
12-1/18 Shipmate--Extensive January-February 2019 column
11/26/18 12th Company Map -John Truesdell address
11/26/18 Current Bio--Added John Truesdell bio
11/26/18 19th Company Map -Doug Zanzot address
11/26/18 2nd Company-Mike Corgan (12th Co) died 11/20/18
11/26/18 Last Call-Mike Corgan (2nd Co) died 11/20/18
11/26/18 Deceased Data--Mike Corgan (2nd Co) died 11/20/18
11/25/18 12th Company-John McIntyre (12th Co) died 11/18/18
11/25/18 Last Call-John McIntyre (12th Co) died 11/18/18
11/25/18 Deceased Data--John McIntyre (12th Co) died 11/18/18
11/22/18 55th Reunion--Added Phillip Marsden's final reports from the Reunion
11/21/18 Hot News--Irish Pennants from Spencer
11/20/18 Tradition-Valor--A tardy addition of Bernie Conatser's Silver Star
11/18/18 55th Reunion--Added the printed Programs from the Reunion
11/17/18 Tradition-Reunion Thoughts--The Superintendent's 55th Reunion Address briefing notes
11/11/18 Deceased Data--Bill Hillgaertner (4th Co) added obituary
11/7/18 15th Company-William Stewart (15th Co) died 10/22/18
11/7/18 Last Call-William Stewart (15th Co) died 10/22/18
11/7/18 Deceased Data--William Stewart (15th Co) died 10/22/18
11/5/18 9th Company-Added 55th Reunion Photos
11/5/18 19th Company-Max Kirkpatrick (19th Co) died 10/30/18
11/5/18 Last Call-Max Kirkpatrick (19th Co) died 10/30/18
11/5/18 Deceased Data--Max Kirkpatrick (19th Co) died 10/30/18
11/4/18 Tradition-History-VN Stories-Added James Killian (also to VN list)
11/3/18 Tradition-History-VN Stories-Added Bud Johnson (also to VN list)
11/3/18 13th Company-Rod Hopkinson (13th Co) died 7/19/18
11/3/18 Last Call-Rod Hopkinson (13th Co) died 7/19/18
11/3/18 Tradition-History-VN Stories-Added James Spruance (also to VN list)
11/3/18 55th Reunion Photos--
11/3/18 Tradition-History-VN Stories-Added Paul Sutton and Victor Dean (also to VN list)
11/2/18 Tradition-History-VN Stories-Added Bob Borlet and John Truesdell (also to VN list)
11/2/18 Tradition-History-VN Stories-Added Mike Williams, John Wall, Rick Byrnes, Jim Czerwonky and Dave Green (and to the VN list)
11/2/18 Tradition-History-VN Stories-Added Bill Campbell
11/2/18 18th Company-Posted 55th Reunion photo
11/2/18 Tradition-History-VN Stories-Added Mike Harman
10/31/18 Tradition-Vietnam List-Added about forty names from 55th Reunion
10/31/18 55th Reunion--Post Reunion Follow-up
10/30/18 Tradition-Reunion Thoughts--Mike Cronin's 55th Reunion Address
10/30/18 Tradition-History-VN Stories-Added George Tracy (also to VN Vets List)
10/27/18 55th Reunion--Reunion Posters
10/20/18 Current bio-Pat Wright new bio
10/19/18 Foundation-2017 and 2018 Financial Reports
10/18/18 55th Reunion--Football tickets available
10/17/18 4th Company-Bill Hillgaertner (4th Co) died 10/16/18
10/17/18 Last Call-Bill Hillgaertner (4th Co) died 10/16/18
10/17/18 Deceased Data--Bill Hillgaertner (4th Co) died 10/16/18
10/12/18 Hot News--Art and Peggy Walther health issues
10/17/18 Tradition-History-VN Stories-Added to Denny Conley
10/16/18 Tradition-Tribute to George Emery
10/13/18 55th Reunion--Latest Reunion Information
10/12/18 Hot News--Next DC Class Luncheon
10/11/18 Current bio-Ken Metviner update
10/9/18 Hot News--Death of classmate's wife
10/9/18 14th Company Map -Tony Womble address and email address
10/8/18 10th Company Map -Ian Sargent email address
10/8/18 9th Company Map -Robert Schafer email address
10/7/18 11th Company Map -Mike Nadolski email address
10/7/18 Current bio-Art Weidner email address
10/7/18 23rd Company Map -Art Weidner email address
10/7/18 1st Company Map -Jim Metcalfe email address
10/7/18 Current bio-Jim Metcalfe email
10/7/18 Current bio-Al Griggs email address
10/7/18 12th Company Map -Al Griggs email address
10/4/18 Hot News--IRISH PENNANTS OCTOBER 2018
10/4/18 Hot News--Temple Parking Pass Needed
10/1/18 55th Reunion--10/1/18 List of Reunion attendees

Complete Class of 1963 statistical data including class make up, attrition and class standing is found in the "Annual Register of the United States Naval Academy 1963-1964". Click Here to read it online

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Class of 1963 Officers

President: Spencer Johnson
Vice President:   Jim Ring
Secretary:   Mike Shelley
Treasurer: Al Sherman

  Class of 1963 Foundation

President: David Puckett

Class of 1963 Web Page
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