50 YearsGraduation
June 5, 1963-2013

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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The Wardroom

Popular Pages Quick Look

Electronic Lucky Bag Classmate Current Biographies
Company Pages/Locator Maps Last Call
Weddings Hot News
Shipmate Class Foundation/CAE
Class Reunions
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

Planning for the 55th Reunion in San Diego is underway
Go to Reunions for information on future events as it becomes available.

Recently Changed Pages

8/12/17 Hot News--Tulane football tickets
8/12/17 Foundation/CAE--Dr. Bruce Bukowski's 2017 Update on the CAE
8/10/17 Deceased Data--James Egan(nongrad) died 8/5/17
8/10/17 Last Call--James Egan(nongrad) died 8/5/17
8/8/17 Hot News--Letter from our Class President
8/8/17 Hot News--USS Fitzgerald Relief Donations--Updated amount donated by '63
8/5/17 Deceased Data--Bill Fitzgerald-- Jim Ring's photos from Vermont's Vietnam Memorial
8/4/17 Vanity Plates--New photo of Lanny Cox plate
7/31/17 Hot News--USS Fitzgerald Repair Costs
7/29/17 Current bio----Roger Mehle Update
7/28/17 Current bio----Mike Shelley Update
7/24/17 2nd Company Map -Mickey May's new email
7/24/17 10th Company Map -Guillermo "Bill" Devoto's new email
7/17/17 Hot News--USS Fitzgerald Relief Donations--Amount donated by '63
7/9/17 Current bio----Travis Beard address
7/9/17 17th Company Map -Travis Beard address
7/6/17 Deceased Data--Bill Fitzgerald-- Letter from his daughter regarding the USS Fitzgerald collision and interview with his wife
7/5/17 Tradition--Vietnam--Shot Down in N. Vietnam by Jon Harris
7/5/17 Tradition--Vietnam--Jon Harris's being shot down added to Classmates Who Served in Vietnam stories.
7/5/17 Weddings -Jon and Patricia Harris wedding
7/5/17 17th Company Map -Paul Schleifer address
6/28/17 17th Company Map -Paul Schleifer address
6/26/17 Hot News--USS Fitzgerald Relief Donations--Ltr from the Relief Society
6/24/17 Hot News--USS Fitzgerald Relief Donations More Info
6/23/17 Hot News--USS Fitzgerald Relief Donations
6/19/17 Hot News--Dick Mister committal service
6/17/17 Current Bio--Dick Williams updated bio
6/17/17 14th Company Map -Chuck Sell email
6/16/17 Hot News--USS Fitzgerald in collision
6/16/17 Current Bio--Dick Williams address
6/16/17 6th Company Map -Dick Williams address
6/14/17 Current Bio--Glenn Laury--new email
6/14/17 19th Company Map -Roger Glaes--new email
6/14/17 9th Company Map -Glenn Laury--new email
6/14/17 19th Company Map -Charles Jordan--new email
6/14/17 Current Bio--Charles Jordan--new email
6/14/17 1st Company Map -Jim Metcalfe--new email
6/14/17 Current Bio--Jim Metcalfe--new email
5/24/17 55th Reunion in San Diego--USNA '63 55th Reunion Planning Update
6/7/17 Current Bio--Ken Sanger-added Ken's two DFCs
6/7/17 Tradition/Genealogy--Added Lanny Cox's daughter
6/3/17 Tradition/Genealogy--Added four more USNA kin stories
6/3/17 Current Bio--Merrill Dorman-added additional bio
5/29/17 Shipmate---August column
5/29/17 Last Call-Joe LoPresti (21st Co.) died 10/13/16
5/29/17 21st Company -Joe LoPresti (21st Co.) died 10/13/16
5/29/17 Deceased Data--Joe LoPresti page prepared
5/27/17 Current Bio-Jack Fischer email
5/27/17 16th Company Map -Jack Fischer email
5/27/17 Tradition--Lest We Forget--Poster of our KIA/LOD deaths
5/26/17 Hot News--Honoring our fallen this Memorial Day
5/24/17 55th Reunion in San Diego--Added latest committee status reports
5/19/17 Classmates--Added link to "Stories and Memories of Classmates" book
5/17/17 Hot News--'63 Induction and Vietnam
5/16/17 Gold Pages-Books--Added Michael Corgan's book
5/16/17 Tradition--Vietnam--Jud Pearson's Seabee tale
5/16/17 Tradition--Vietnam--Michael Krause's Vietnam contribution
5/14/17 Tradition--Vietnam--Jim Ring's Vietnam contribution
5/11/17 Tradition--Vietnam--Bill Palafox tells of B-57s in Vietnam
5/11/17 Tradition--Vietnam--Bob Maier added to "Christmas at Sea" by John McCabe
5/6/17 Weddings--Connie and Miller Detrick 2/27/65
5/5/17 Tradition--Vietnam--Grant Telfer--Two Vietnam Stories two more Vietnam Stories
5/4/17 Tradition--Vietnam--"UDT/SEAL Training" by Fred Kaiser
5/4/17 Current bio-Chuck Di Bari--Added wife Ethel's obituary.
5/3/17 Hot News--Chuck DiBari's wife has died.
5/1/17 Deceased Data-Rick Trani-Added photos from SEAL Museum

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
Webmaster:  Steve Coester

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