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

The 60th Class Reunion is scheduled for October 19-22, 2023 in Annapolis.
The football opponent will be The Air Force Academy.
Go to 60th Reunion main page.

Recently Changed Pages

8/9/22 Companies-Cleanup of company maps to remove deceased (except for widows emails)
8/8/22 Hot News-Delaware football tickets
8/8/22 22nd Company Map-Address changes for Dave Thornhill
8/6/22 Deceased Data-Roger Milos died 8/2/22.Obituary added
8/5/22 Hot News--Spencer's Irish Pennants for August
8/4/22 Last Call--Tony Ditteaux died 7/31/22.
8/4/22 Deceased Data-Tony Ditteaux died 7/31/22.
8/4/22 11th Company-Tony Ditteaux died 7/31/22.
8/4/22 Last Call--Roger Milos died 8/2/22.
8/4/22 Deceased Data-Roger Milos died 8/2/22.Obituary to be added
8/4/22 12th Company-Roger Milos died 8/2/22.
8/2/22 Hot News--Mike Rubel on YouTube
8/1/22 Deceased Data--Doug Davidson--Committal at USNA Columbarium
8/1/22 Hot News--Upcoming Funerals at USNA
8-1/22 23rd Company Map-Address changes for Art Weidner
8/1/22 Current Data--Art Weidner--New address
7/29/22 Shipmate--October 2022 column
7/22/22 Current Data--Charlie Helsper--Spouse Nancy died 6/27/22. Obituary added
7/19/22 Hot News--Military ID Cards Need Replacement
7/19/22 Last Call--Gary Wilson died 7/15/22
7/19/22 Deceased Data--Gary Wilson died 7/15/22.Obituary added
7/19/22 10th Company-Gary Wilson died 7/15/22.
7/12/22 Hot News--Donald Reeeves. funeral
7/12/22 Deceased Data--Donald Reeves--New Deceased Data/Obituary
7/11/22 Current Data--Grant Telfer--New Bio
7/8/22 Deceased Data--John "Wink" Wilkinson--Obituary added
7/2/22 Tradition-Memories--Tom Kelley's remembrance of describing a situation where nuclear weapons were ‘uploaded’ to Naval Air Force bombers.
7/1/22 Shipmate--September 2022 column
6/29/22 Current Data--Ken Sanger--Bio Update
6/26/22 Last Call--John "Wink" Wilkinson died 6/22 or 6/23, 2022. Date to be verified
6/26/22 Deceased Data--John "Wink" Wilkinson died 6/22 or 6/23, 2022.
6/26/22 21th Company-John "Wink" Wilkinson died 6/22 or 6/23, 2022.
6/26/22 Last Call--Donald Reeves (13th Co) died 6/22/22.
6/22/22 13th Company-Donald Reeves (13th Co) died 6/22/22.
6/22/22 Last Call--Thomas Green (8th Co) died 5/9/22.
6/22/22 13th Company-Thomas Green (8th Co) died 5/9/22.
6/19/22 Hot News--Inurnment for Ron Klemick at USNA
6/16/22 Tradition-Midshipman Memories--How we got our appointments to USNA
6/15/22 Hot News-- Jack Dranttel Funeral details
6/9/22 Gold Pages--New book by Phil Parotti
6/7/22 Tradition-Midshipman Memories--A couple of things you probably didn't know
6/6/22 Hot News-- Bob LaGassa Funeral details
6/1/22 Hot News-- Upcoming DC Class luncheon
6/6/22 4th Company Map-Address changes for Ken Sanger
6/6/22 Current Data--Ken Sanger (4th Co) Address change
6/2/22 5th Company Map-Address changes for Fred Beckham
6/2/22 Current Data--Fred Beckham (5th Co) Address change and update
6/2/22 5th Company Map-Address changes for Nick Sim
6/2/22 Current Data--Nick Sim (5th Co) Address change
6/1/22 Hot News-- Upcoming Classmate Funerals
6/1/22 Last Call--Drake Hawkins (11th Co) died 5/19/22.
6/1/22 Deceased Data--Drake Hawkins (11th Co) died 5/19/22. Obituary to be added
6/1/22 11th Company-Drake Hawkins (11th Co) died 5/19/22.

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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