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

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"
10/30/14 Hot News--Nick Nerangis also has Notre Dame football tickets
10/28/14 Hot News--Steve Leisge also has Notre Dame and GA. Southern football tickets
10/28/14 Hot News--Al Sherman has Notre Dame football tickets
10/23/14 Hot News--DC Area Luncheon on Nov. 20
10/21/14 Hot News--Homecoming Party at Spencer Johnson's
10/20/14 Hot News--Jeff Miles has Notre Dame football ticket
10/18/14 Current Data--Rick Wakefield email
10/18/14 Deceased Data--Vern Browne--Added two new photos of Vern
10/13/14 Foundation--Report on Carl Kolon's (Class of 2018) progress at USNA
10/12/14 Hot News--Steve Leisge has football tickets
9/25/14 Last Call--David Leake died 10/5/14
9/25/14 15th Co. --David Leake died 10/5/14
10/9/14 Hot News--VMI Football ticket needed
10/8/14 Hot News--Search for Seawolves of Helicopter Attack (Light) Three (HAL-3) alumni
10/3/14 Weddings--Added Cindy and Denny Tomlin's photos (6-15-63)
10/2/14 Deceased Data--Rick Trani--Added 1968 Shipmate obituary
10/2/14 Deceased Data--Richard Schenk--Added 1968 Shipmate obituary
10/2/14 Deceased Data--Charles Lamberth--Added info from Mike Blackledge
10/2/14 Weddings--Added Doo and Rich Weidman photos (6/22/63)
10/1/14 Weddings--Added Jim Ring's comment to Cargill
9/30/14 Deceased Data--George Farrin--Added photo of Arlington grave stone
9/30/14 Deceased Data--Jack Burke--Added photo of Arlington grave stone
9/30/14 Shipmate-November-December Column published
9/27/14 Weddings--Added Judy and Ray Kutch photos (Oct3, 1964)
9/27/14 Deceased Data--Jack Burke--Added comments by Rubel and Zimmerman
9/27/14 Deceased Data--Jack Burke--Added tribute by Jim Ring
9/25/14 13th Co. Map--Gary Thomas email
9/25/14 Last Call--James Rave died 9/18/14
9/25/14 7th Co. --James Rave died 9/18/14
9/25/14 Deceased Data--James Rave died 9/18/14
9/24/14 Hot News--Fall Letter from class President
9/18/14 Hot News--Rutgers Game tickets and Parking available
9/16/14 Current Data--Glen Takabayashi email
9/16/14 18th Co. Map--Glen Takabayashi email
9/16/14 Current Data--Eli Dabich email
9/16/14 18th Co. Map--Eli Dabich's email
9/15/14 Tradition--Midshipman Memories--A video on midshipman dating etiquette from 1967.
9/15/14 13th Co. Map--Hank Dalton's email
9/12/14 Hot News--Northwest River Cruise-Quick Action Required
8/4/14 Current Data--Cole Lindell added command photo
9/3/14 Tradition--Midshipman Memories--Dave Moore tabulates Navy football '59-'62
9/2/14 Tradition--Memories--An addition to Peter's story.
9/2/14 Tradition--Memories--A Vietnam memory from Peter quinton
8/31/14 Tradition--Midshipman Memories--A nice poem about plebe year
8/26/14 1st Co. Map--Don McAlister's email
8/3/14 Weddings--Barbara and Gaylord Hopkin's wedding photos
8/19/14 Hot News--Next Dc Area luncheon is September 9
8/14/14 Tradition--Midshipman Memories--Raising the 50 Star Flag in NYC
8/12/14 Hot News--Steve Coester's son in law dies
8/6/14 Hot News--Video of Class of 2018 Induction
8/4/14 Hot News--Lee Pekary's son named "Local Hero"
8/4/14 Current Data--Lee Pekary phone
8/4/14 ALITC--Ed Howards ALITC story
8/3/14 Current Data--Dan O'Claray's address
8/1/14 9th Co. Map--Dan O'Claray's address
8/1/14 Current Data--Cole Lindell's email
8/1/14 18th Co. Map--Cole Lindell's email
8/1/14 Tradition--Midshipman Memories--The Drag Handbook

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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