50 YearsGraduation
June 5, 1963-2013

The Official Page of the Class of 1963
Dedicated to that group of 1,206 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 Marching to Class
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

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The 50th Reunion is History and was the best yet.
Go to Reunions for information on future events as it becomes available.

Recently Changed Pages

1/25/15 Foundation/CAE----CAE Letter from Vice Admiral Ted Carter
1/25/14 Shipmate--March-April 2015 Column published
1/22/15 Last Call--Art Clark died 1/22/15
1/4/15 18th Co.--Art Clark died 1/22/15
1/4/15 Deceased Data--Art Clark died 1/22/15
1/7/15 Hot News--Bill T. Gunn's (15th Co.) wife has died
1/12/15 Current Bio--Mike Krause Work phone
1/7/15 Hot News--Richard Bachmann's Interment at USNA 4/20/15
1/5/15 Current Bio--Art Clark email
11/18/14 18th Co. Map--Art Clark email
1/5/15 Deceased Data--Birney Pease--added obituary
1/4/15 Hot News--Birney Pease funeral arrangements
1/4/15 Last Call--Birney Pease died 1/4/15
1/4/15 1st Co.--Birney Pease died 1/4/15
1/4/15 Deceased Data--Birney Pease died 1/4/15
1/3/15 Deceased Data--Reed Farrington--Added Jim Eckland's memory
12/30/14 Hot News--Defense News interviews with two classmates
12/25/14 Last Call--Reed Farrington died 12/25/14
12/25/14 23rd Co. --Reed Farrington died 12/25/14
12/25/14 Deceased Data--Reed Farrington died 12/25/14
12/22/14 Hot News--Mario Fiori Ltr re: Bill Pawlyk
12/18/14 Current Bio--Dave Emerson update
12/18/14 Last Call--Richard Bachmann died 12/17/14
12/18/14 5th Co. --Richard Bachmann died 12/17/14
12/18/14 Deceased Data--Richard Bachmann died 12/17/14
12/10/14 Hot News--Class President's Holiday Message
12/16/14 Foundation/CAE----Dr. Bruce Bukowski's 2013-2014 Update on the CAE
12/15/14 Current Bio--Frank Hilton update
12/12/14 Current Bio--Jim Penrod email
12/11/14 Last Call--Luis Adriasola died 12/28/13
12/11/14 16th Co. --Luis Adriasola died 12/28/13
12/11/14 Deceased Data--Luis Adriasola died 12/28/13
12/10/14 Hot News--Steve Leisge has a A-N Parking Pass
12/8/14 Current Bio--Jerry Mulholland update
12/6/14 Tradition--Bob Abate's Interview with Pearl Harbor Vet.
12/3/14 Last Call--Traian Benchea died 11/30/14
12/3/14 6th Co. --Traian Benchea died 11/30/14
12/3/14 Deceased Data--New page for Traian Benchea
12/1/14 Hot News--Naval Safety Center Still Needs "Approach" Editor
11/28/14 Deceased Data--Added Jim Ring's note to Kelly Patterson page
11/26/14 Hot News--Happy Thanksgiving from Webmaster
11/25/14 Hot News--Army-Navy Football Tickets
11/24/14 Shipmate--January-February 2015 Column published
11/21/14 Hot News--Rickover Documentary on PBS 12/9/14
11/18/14 Current Bio--Jerry Smith address
11/18/14 11th Co. Map--Jerry Smith address
11/18/14 Hot News--Email from Randy Orlowski about the USS Jeannette
11/14/14 Current Bio--Ray Ross email
11/14 18th Co. Map--Ray Ross email
11/9/14 Hot News--The Voyage of the USS Jeannette
11/8/14 Hot News--Naval Safety Center Needs "Approach" Editor
11/6/14 Gold Pages/Books--Pete Deutermann's latest book, "Sentinels of Fire"
11/6/14 Gold Pages/Books--Dave Oliver's latest book, "Against the Tide"

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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