50 YearsGraduation
June 5, 1963-2013

The Official Page of the Class of 1963
Dedicated to that group of 1,207 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
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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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

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
4/30/17 Tradition--Vietnam--"Christmas at Sea" by John McCabe
4/28/17 Tradition--Memories--Book compiled from classmate stories
4/28/17 Tradition--Vietnam--Listing of classmates who served in Vietnam
4/26/17 Tradition--Vietnam--Ray Hein's two more Vietnam Stories
4/26/17 Flag Officers--Lee Tillotson-Inducted in Golden Eagles
4/25/17 Tradition--Vietnam--Dave Moore's Vietnam Story
4/24/17 Tradition--Vietnam--Ray Hein's two Vietnam Stories
4/24/17 Tradition--Vietnam--Steve Jacoby relates his Army artillery experiences
4/23/17 Shipmate--June-July 2017 column
4/23/17 Tradition--Vietnam--Ken Sanger's Rescue
4/23/17 Tradition--Vietnam--Scott Wilson tells of the loss of two patrol crews in Vietnam
4/20/17 Current Bio-Dan O'Claray email
4/6/17 9th Company Map -Dan O'Claray email
4/20/17 Hot News--Looking for names of classmates who served in Vietnam
4/20/17 Deceased Data-Bill Fitzgerald-Added additional data at bottom
4/14/17 Tradition--Lest We Forget--Coach Wayne Hardin Dead at 91
4/13/17 Hot News--Coach Wayne Hardin Dead at 91
4/13/17 Deceased Data-Richard Mister-Added date of committal service
4/13/17 Hot News--Dick Mister committal Service at USNA
4/13/17 Links to the World--Veteran Job Resources
4/6/17 19th Company Map -Map updated
4/4/17 Hot News--Next DC Area Luncheon
3/25/17 Hot News--VA Says Veterans May Now Apply in Advance for Burial in a Veterans Cemetery
3/23/17 2nd Company Map -Bill G. Anderson address
3/23/17 Current bio-Bill G. Anderson addresses
3/21/17 Hot News--Lee Pekary ill
3/8/17 Last Call--Added link to FindaGrave '63 Virtual Cemetery (a work in progress by Mike Blackledge)
3/14/17 Deceased Data--Dave Shute--Added FindAGrave memorial
3/14/17 Hot News--Service of Committal for Dick Mister at USNA Columbarium 3/14/17 canceled
3/13/17 Current bio-Tom Locke telephone
3/12/17 Deceased Data--Dick Mister--New page with obituary
3/10/17 Deceased Data--Kelly Patterson. Added a 1996 Shipmate article
3/10/17 Hot News-Funeral Mass for Dick Mister 3/13/17
3/9/17 Current bio-George Tracy Update
3/8/17 Hot News--Service of Committal for Dick Mister at USNA Columbarium 3/14/17
3/8/17 Last Call-Dick Mister (7th Co.) died 3/5/17
3/8/17 7th Company -Dick Mister (7th Co.) died 3/5/17
3/5/17 12th Company Map -Bob Hudspeth address
3/5/17 Deceased Data-Warren Kellerhouse--Added Find A Grave link and photo
3/1/17 Current bio-Lanny Cox Update
3/1/17 Current bio-Richard Kenny address

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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