United States Military Academy West Point - Howitzer Yearbook (West Point, NY)

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m fi MMJiwiiiicaMiMi %U ' . 1 |K??r?S RSW ; ■ " iBr , : - ' « ' l |r • ' :tt l ri. U; ' .;ii - ' ' -7, t • . ' ' -. K X-i ' . ft b 1953 i.ii Al ar-gT y gB r -t wutfT mo- »;i if - w I II II I I 1 I ■! BPI 11 ■ I II I I I ■ II III ' w I !■ I ■ V i PfW ! W 9««nP P« Bnittd tatcB Militarg 9lcademg WEST POINT • NEW YORK Roger P. Ellman . Richard R. Davis . Robert F. Rogers . Gerald E. Dresner . James G. Donahue . . . . Editor AtBociale Editor . . . Art Editor Photographic Editor Chairman David D. Horner Harl G. Graham William M. Jewell . James P. Jarrett . Business Manager Advertising Manager Circulation Manager Secretary-Treasurer Roltert H. Muns Asso. Photographic Editor f One hundred years ago the men of 1853 graduated into a time of national crisis. WsJ We know only too well the service they rendered as written in the history of our country. Now we of 1953 again find our nation in need. Ours is to serve, unselfishly, as those before us. Here is our story — it is only the beginning. i . A rk K. ' t -f. y _i ESt point I has produced a man to meet EOcrg cmergcncg that has ttier confronted the nation. dedicated to GENERAL DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER Destined to serve his country in war and peace. General Eisenhower graduated from West Point in 1915 and went on to command the Allied armies in Europe, organize the defense of the West for NATO, and become President of the United States. Through his loyalty to Duty, Honors and Country, he has always fulfilled the trust our nation has placed in him. DDE 7Z T tt y ? J. ' «£ — V. iZ. ' ' ' rt ' ■ , . iCi zu ■- » -t- .c JC LJT v - . -wl 6 r M»-v«-»- ' - ' -v " s. (3- ' " A COv 1 ii L ' -.jfrtrjfik-t? ' ari ' . Thi Honorable Btoight B. iscnhotuer P R E S 1 D E i T OF THE L N 1 T E D STATES Bcpartment THE HONOURABLE HAROLD E. TALBOT Secretary of The Air Force Btfenst THE HONOURABLE ROBERT B. ANDERSON Secretary of The ! avy WASHINGTON HALL HI- i J ■ I I fti m m mwm mmmmtmmfmimmmm ' mmfmmf VL CENTRAL AREA TROPHY POINT I I I II II i | ' W» |iT« ™W " WWPP wm. KISSIV; ROCK w I ' ' -; ' i4 -V-f;? CADET CHAPEL - • ■ r % Kl-ri- ' OLD CADET CHAPEL :atii h.i ; c iiapkl INTERIOR OF GRANT HALL wMmw w If j ww m r-nr « f wi«««.- T ■ L ■H I M f 1 mtmm mmams i aJ PiP -fV 4 ' v f ' s GRANT HALL ..■1 •.■ I II !■ — ■«■ . J I I III ■! ' rmmpr mmmmmmmm m POST LIKKAUV ■■■■■ iiiM 11 Will in s»« »,« WEAPONS ROOM From these gray walls, a thousand heroes sprung have trod the field of Mars. These battlements that frown upon the Plain, to ancient wars have sacrificed the bravest of their sons. Their spirits moved to the harmonies that stir our souls today. ' They loved the shining waters, and the stars, the plains and rugged hills that were their home. Now they have drunk the icy wine of death, j Their shades, on twilight pinions hung, ' speed through the silent void of space, Their flight wrapped in the sable shroud of endless night. O Thou, whose outstretched arm gives us our life, to Thee we make a prayer: When our time conies, when ringing call tp arms sends us to that vague frontier. Give us strength to pay the debt we owe, " To bear the battle like the men that were. Give us nerve to face the blazing steel. To rise triumphant oVr the tide of fear. May we fall like them, knowing we have, done our duty to our country and our home. ivuniuMmaM w9m9mpmi ' mmfV9mfi¥mnmm 99vmimr9mmmm 9idminJstmtion Editor Robert E. Ayers ©rganizatio fv y. -iuLVJB.a« H nW " TT " ' i ' gt - " ' " QifmBtration No institution dan survive and be useful tlMLljiafi Wot adjust ifeelf to meet changing conditions. During i fi t few, years 4igorganized state. in science and engineering. iTjti discipline + nsineerins ll « w- .Trr-Jbt ■■■ilil M l ll i n a H ■mun tij rr r - n TiTWTiUM " mtmmmpmmmw mmm ' a vwt is v .iigiinii.iiiiii mw MAJOR GENERAL FREDERICK A. IRVING SUPERINTENDENT 25 BRIGADIER GENERAL HARRIS JONES DEAN BRIGADIER GENERAL JOHN H. MICHAELIS COMMAJNDAINT 26 ' ' i J iONES Fruiit Roiv: Col. Counts. Brig. Gen. Jones, Maj. Gen. Irving, Brig. Gen. Michaelis, Col. Stamps. 2iid Ruir: Col. Stephens, ( iol. West, Col. Bessell, Col. Schick, Col. Bartlett, Col. Eaton. 3rd Ron-: Col. Lincoln, Col. tleiberg. Col. Billingsley, Col. Barrett, Col. Kendrick. ACADEMIC BOARD ■O rx? H»| 4J» O t . (-» iH - -o " - " " - " « " » r " «r 3 A feAa i SUPERINTENDENT S STAFF Front Rote: Col. Kemlriok, Col. McCoinsey, Col. Eaton, Col. Johnslon, Col. Gent. Maj. Gen. Irving, Col. Jones. Col. Carson, Col. Smith, Col. Herle, Col. Draper. 2n(l Ruic: Chaplain Pulley, Lt. Col. Ilerberlh, Ll. Col. Morton. Lt. Col. Burke. Col. Hagen. Col. Brownt, Col. Miles, Col. Leer, Col. Matheson, Ll. Col. Peltv, Lt. Col. Barher, F ' alher Moore. 3nl Roiv: Maj. Moses, Lt. Col. Powell, Chap- lain MacLeod. Mr. Tintbers, Ll. Col. Crocker, (apt. jagusl, Lt. Col. Winkel, Ll. Hammack. 1.1. ( :. 1. Bredesen. Maj. W. A. Smith. Lt. Col. Iloldridge, Capt. Ochs, Maj. Barges, Mr. Slapleton, Maj. Wood. Maj. D. E. Smilh. WOJG Tetrault. 27 I- mill Kiiii: Ll. Col. lic-M.ii. 1,1. (mI. HIaikliiirii. Dr. .• |itintr. ( ol. Kxli.ii. Ll. Clol. .Ionian. Ll. (!ol. Ware, I.I. ( nl. (iradv. 2iiil Hun: ( lapl. Heard. C apl. Coleman, Lt. Col. Taylor. Maj. .Michaelson, . Iaj. Hoilly, .Maj. Des Jariais. 3rd Row: Capt. Curcuru, .M Sgt. Podmeuik.. MILITARY PSYCHOLOGY AND LEADERSHIP DEPARTMENT Ol FIRST REGIMENT TACTICAL OFFICERS Front Ron: Ll. Col. Kobes. Ll. Tiiifile. Ll. Col. Wesllirook. Col. Ilar- rin ;lon. Ll. Col. Olmslead. ( ' apt. . liller. Ll. t ol. Coniiiy. 2ii l Row: Capl. Hardin. Maj. Kolilis. Maj. Myslinski, Capt. .Miley. 3rd Row: Capt. Conrad. Capl. Brennan. ' ' • -i M E|P- " ' ' Zia iTpfll lAC ■ 28 iif STAND SHIP PHYSICAL EDUCATION Front Row: Mr. Maloney, Mr. Triol Mr. Kroelen. Major Hollis. Mr. Christ. Mr. Kress. 2inl Roic: Dr. Applelon, Lt. Col. Cobb, Mr. Linck. Machen, Caplaiii Giles. Mr. Sorgte. Mr. Lewis. Captain Gruenlher. Palone, M Sgl. Mr. Bruce. Col. T 01 T A C T I C S Lt. ' U|K COMMANDANT S STAFF Front Row: Lt. Col. Meyer, Lt. Col. McChrislian. Col. Hillyard. Brig. Gen. Miehaelis. Lt. Col. (Jrant, Lt. Col. Learmaii. Lt. Col. Ilavduk. 2n(I Row: Lt. Col. Mclntyre, Maj. Flanagan. WOJG ilicks. WOJt; Sims. Maj. Royem, Lt. Sehoeue- nian. SECOND REGIMENT TACTICAL OFFICERS Front Ron: Maj. Kvaii. 1.1. Col. Mueller. Lt. Col. M.Coniiell. C.il. Miller. Ll.Col. allaeli. Lt. Col. Callirae. Ll. Col. Rose. 2n,l Hoir: Maj. Hoyles. .Maj. liinolliy, Alaj. Webel, ( ajU. oung. CapL. Bovil. .{ ( Roic: -Maj. Gervais, Capt. Brewer, Maj. Kincaid. 29 I ' niiil Him: Col. Matheson. laj. Smidi. 1,1. Col. Baker. Col. Calyer. Col. Bt-ssoll. Col. Nicholas. Ll. Col. Vales, laj. Cliarlionneaii. Col. Hi li . 2iul Riiii: Iaj. Siilll aii. Maj. Cockiill. 1,1. Col. Donahue. Capl. Cannella, Col. Miller. Iaj. Arnislroii ' ;, 1,1. Col. la iiaril. 1,1. Col. lliilTman. .ir Hun: Capl. Sickafoose. ( iapl. knoll. Maj. Murphy. Ll. Col. Buehauan. ( ' .apt. Hanson. (;a] t. Bond. Capl. Nolan. Ll. Col. Del I re. Maj. Slewarl. llli Huh: (iapl. Ka s. Lij. Maish. Maj. Ilinman. (lol. Richanls. Maj. (Janible. Maj. Forlcr. laj. Farnell. .)( i Hini-: Capt. Jarrell. Capl. Preslon. Lii. I ' riee. I .Maj. Kolh. Maj. Fishhack. L Col. Bessel aucl Col. Nirholas. MATHEMATICS I t 30 Col. Stephens and Col. Alspach. «%M ENGLISH Front Rolf: Iaj. Walker. Maj. Caiilt. Maj. Burton. Col. Al.--pach. Col. Stephens, Col. Byrne. I,t. ( ' .ol. Fisher. Maj. Morrison. Capt. Linden. 2nd Kon-: 1aj. W alers. Capt. Johnson. Maj. kilner. Maj. Malone. Maj. Linn. Maj. llalpin. Maj. Vshley. Maj. Ulsaker. 3nl Row: Capl. BrouglUon. Capt. Gorder. Capl. Halligan. Lt. Col. Short. Capt. McMiirray. Lt. Col. Bciscr. Ll. Briand. I .1 J tnlliv..l« Mm: ' nil B»i(. ' Ufmt. I MODERN LANGUAGES Col. Barrett Front lioiv: Maj. rnizaul e Matlos. I,l. Col. Bade. Col. Reiifroe (Professor). Col. Barrel! (I ' rcifessor). Ll. Col. Jones. I.t. Col. Diekson. Maj. Zepeda. I ' m rtoii. ■ Capl. Maekenzie. Capl. Ti mlinsoii. Capl. liillin ' toii. Maj. Lllev, Cap!. OrmaiiM. Mr. Viollel. Ll. Col. Ilelferl. . ' inl Roic: Capt. Ilamillon. Maj. BaliKvin. Mr. Vils. Maj. arren. Illi lioir: Maj. Aiiains. Mr. Tiller. I.t. (iulierrez. Ll. Col. Vileo. 5lli limi: Capl. Dunne. ( lapl. Spenee. Mr. Marlinez. (illi lioir: Mr. MallzolT. Maj. illrner. Ll. Col. Mirskl. 7lli Ron: Maj. illard. Capl. 1 rn ( )herstef;. Capl. Callahan. Capl. Vrnold. ii U 1 ill Mi lU « i ' A - y y - ' ' ■ P I i 32 frunl Ron-: I.t. Col. Jacunski. Col. Diikson. Col. Schick. Col. Broslious. 1,1. Col. Marsh. 1,1. V.o . McDonald. 2nd Hinr: Capl. Coiislaiil. Capt. Kinpslmry, Capl. Chvmmclh. Maj. (llali, laj. Clark. 1,1. Col. Rohcrls. Capl. ilazzaril. 3r l Run: Maj. McCoy. laj. I ' iillilci c. Capl. Bentlev, Capl. Litt, Maj. Baxler. Maj. Taylor. Maj. Maxon. 4tb Row: Capl. Kof:ors. Capl. Beckiier, Capl. Eilwards, Capl. .Siniili. Capl. Hammond. Col. Shick aii l Col. Bro:?hou MILITARY TOPOGRAPHY AND GRAPHICS 33 PHYSICS I ' roiil lidic laj. (.1 mar IV. Lt. Col. Arnold, Col. CdimiIs. Col. (iillelle, Lt. ( ol. Pohl. 2n(l Rdiv: iaj. Dimliam. Capt. Dresser, Capt. Millman, Capl. Slebhins, i ' .a n. Jones, Ll. Berge. Capl. Hylander. CHEMISTRY f, I ' roiil Kiiii: 1. 1. Col. oo(l arcl. 1,1. Col. Wood, Col. Counts, Col. (;illel(e. laj. Ca e. 2ii l Knii: Capl. Collrell. Capl. Hraiiilier. laj. 1oseley. (lapl. Day, Capl. Nelson, Maj. Brinidiii. Maj. Itonirn, ( i, . ( :oiinl and Col. (;illi-lli 34 From Row: Maj. Crimmiiis. Ll. Co!. Sasse, Col. West. Lt. Col. O ' Connell, Maj. Gorily. ! ' »( Ko Canl. I,i};lilliall. Capl. Miiiiihv. Maj. Ilaiiroik. Capl. Clcli. Cant. Lionel. LAW ORDNANCE From Row: I.t. Col. Clay. Col. Breakfield. Col. Billingsley. Col. Morgan. Ll. Col. Buck. 2ml Row: Ll. W ilson. Maj. 1I -mIi- . Maj. (,)iii k. Ca[)t. iicliM-.ion, Lt. Clifford. Col. Billingsley ( ol. Hfiikctiia ami i.t . Ijik-oIii SOCIAL SCIENCES Frnni Kim: Ll. Col. Frisl ee. T t. Col. Clark, Ll. Col. Holland. Col. Lincoln. Col. Bi-nkema (Professor). I.I. Col. MrDprmott. 1,1. Col. Siranss. 1,1. Col. Turner. 2;!( Kdic; laj. Mi-Canna. 1,1. ( ol. I ' nrdy. ( lapl. .Ionian. ( !a|il. illiams. Ca| l. Mcl.cnilon. Capl. Mesler. Capl. I ' osvar. I.t. Col. Camplioll. .{ ( Kaii: Maj. Shea. laj. Kerptusson. 1,1. ' LVaher. Capl. (Jriflilli. Capl. Blnni. laj. lel)onal l. Capl. Desmond. Itli Hiiu: Maj. Kanisaur, 1,1. Col. Lane. Capl. Campliell. Capl. Munson. Capl. Sollier . Capl. Crooks. laj. lolvneanx. 36 i Front Roic: Lt. Col. Hottenrolli. Col. Fowler. Col. Tetley, Col. Gatchell, Col. Heiberg, Col. Register, Lt. Col. Roecker, Lt. Col. Graliani. 2iul Hoir: Lt. Melsclil. Capt. Draper. Maj. Sampson. Capl. F iwler, Lt. Col. Hassenier, Maj. Fiiehs. Capt. Lewiecki, Capt. Barher. Maj. Roop. 3ril Run: Capt. Valpey, Maj. Batsou, Capl. Blazina, Maj. Dancy, Lt. Col. Higdon, Capt. Slumpe, Capt. Lochry. ' I vV MECHANICS Col. Calcliell an. I Col. lleilierir 37 Col. (.r.-cii anil ( ..1. H.irll.-U ELECTRICITY Front Rmv: Ca| t. ( ' .iirlis. I.t. Col. Bnnvnldw. Col. Green. Col. Bartletl. Lt. Col. Heinlein. Ll. Col. Terrv. Lt. Col. Ballard. 2nd Roiv: Ca|il. Bradliiirn. Ca| l. lus ;rave. laj. Holt. laj. Garrell. laj. W ali-rmaii. Capl. Wilson. :ir(l Run-: Capl. Price. Capl. Baker, (iapl. Kklierg. Capl. ilkisson, Capt. Saunders. Capt. Cooknian. Illi Haii: Capl. I ' ankoMski. 1,1. Boss. ( apl. Troxell. l.i. Siilli an. 38 Col. Esposito and Col. Stamps MILITARY ART AND ENGINEERING From Ron: Li. Col. Case. Lt. Col. Schilling. Col. Esposilo. Col. Stamps, Col. Slayden, Ll. Col. Miller. I ' u Hon: Maj. Farley, Lt. Col. Rogers, Alaj. Merrick, Maj. Bugas. Capt. essels. Maj. Marshall. Capt. Hanket, Maj. Thigpen. 3rd Row: Capt. Bollard, Lt. Col. Eltiag, Lt. Col. Sedberrv, Col. Davidson, Ll. Col. Lee. Ll. Col. Coker. W m v ' SJ H vi ' V ' H Col. Herie and stafi " . lominainlinj; IJiOJini S|Krial Kc inu-iii (fiianl (it I liintir 1802ND SPECIAL REGIMENT UNITED STATES MILITARY ACADEMY BAND Traininj; cadets r (Tiassl istorg Editors : Donald W. Norrie Henry A. Flertzheim, Jr. Kenneth E. Dawson, Jr. M ■• i Im l iBtotu West Point ' s continued value to the natitfh s due to its ability to adapt itself to the tiniesi .e natidh " " r ' - . " 0 ' , ■hi k i I :; csflJk ' adapt itself to the tiniesi ' - i! i li s . " %, m ■«« W) i ft„ The next important change was the — - undqn Robert E. Lee as Suuermtende £and Jefferson Davis as Secretary of W ' The basis for a liberal etlucation was included - ? -i by the addifibn of history, logic anrf ethics, .A and the improvement of English i i - V ' •aaiCf logic Iftistorg littraturc ■ thicB ' ' ffi£V i I)AW ' OF A M W ERA! PLKBK YKAR FIRST IMPKKSSIONS ARE LASTING OM S Tires hummed on the roads, and the trains clacked along the rails on that bright, sunny July 1st, as all the roads across the nation seemed to lead to West Point. For some of us, the journey seemed too short, for already there was appre- hension growing in our minds, while for others the journey seemed too long, for they were anxious to begin; but for all of us, this was the big day, the day we had been looking forward to for so long, the day we were at last to become Kay-dets. On orriving, most of us took the long walk up from the train station, and as we looked around in our last few minutes of freedom, the Point seemed like a beautiful place to be. However, as soon as we hit Central Area, and were greeted with " Drop that bag, Mister! I said, DROP IT! " , our impressions changed, as least temporarily, and we began to wonder whether or not we really were going to like this place called the Point. We shall never forget 1 July ' 49. WHILE WE SWEAR AS YOU 1)11) OF YOKE After the storm of the first day had subsided, we settled down to the job of becoming New Cadets. We were sworn in at Trophy Point, and had a welcome by the Supe. The first few days were packed with more than it seemed possible for a day to hold, but then the Fourth rolled around, and we had a day of respite, with Cook ' s Tours by the Firsties to show us around our new home. Sunday came and we went out to Trophy Point again, this time for the first of our many chapel services, and as we gathered by the quiet river to worship, each man truly felt that he was a part of West Point. As the days passed, we found ourselves function- ing as though we had been Plebes forever, as indeed, it seemed we had been. V After the first week, everyone started looking forward to Plebe Hike, and the " big fall-out. " The days seemed to drag, even though the Firsties kept us hopping, and at the end of each day, we,. too, were dragging, but as yet there was no question of " pro " or " de, " we were all beat and all " D " (for Dumbjohn, that is). We learned how to roll our packs, and how to live in the field. For practice, we took c couple of short strolls in the woods up behind Michie Stadium, and found out to our surprise that the Firsties could get tired, too. After all the preparation, we finally moved out, a step at a time, with our precious $2.50 boodle money clutched in our hot little hands. The big adventure was starting. For the next week we grew fat and sassy on boodle, and relaxed by swimming and generally letting our necks out. It seemed great, but everyone warned us to take advantage of it while we could, for soon we would be moving to our permanent companies where we would meet the ogres — the Yearlings and the Cows. I ; After the initial jolt of being in our companies had worn off a bit, we found we still had some- thing to live for after all, for not only was there far-off Recognition, but the more immediate pros- pect of football trips and Plebe Christmas. Our first bit of freedom came with the Penn Trip. We got initiated to the never-to-be-forgotten horror called a box lunch, and threw back our capes in grand style. We eased out a 14-13 victory and everyone celebrated. The one somber note was the march up The Hill at 0530, sir. The Novy game quickly followed, and then Plebe Christmas was here. For ten glorious days, we had nothing to do but worry about what to do while dragging, or whether we should sack in or go skating. Lots of us got to see the OAO for the first time since arriving, and everyone was convinced that this life was the greatest. But it was all too short, and soon we said goodbye to the drags, and it was " Chins in! " once more. »ILl! l ' ]jp « i ' ' WiPIBWpWil||IWpWWgi| Plebe Christinas memories soon passed, and we were introduced to a horrifying phenomenon, an upperclassman during Gloom Period. Life settled down to a slow, steady grind, and it seemed as if June would never come. The Gloom Period was relieved by the Cadet Dance Orchestra playing in the Dining Hall every Friday night, but we found our fall-outs few and far between, and the Yearlings snapped at us whenever we passed them in the hall. Shining equipment and keeping " spoony " seemed to be our main occupation, and CaUsoncoUson coUs of course there were the same old calls. We con- tinued to beat our brains out in Plebe Gym, but one fine day we woke up to find 100th Night upon us. The end of Bond Box Reviews appeared to be in sight, and soon Spring Buck-up told us that June was on the road. Along with the Spring sunshine came a happier atmosphere. The upper- classmen relaxed and soon took Spring Leave. We, of course, took advantage of our brief free- dom, and dragged to the fullest. r» SAY THAT 1 HAD SPKINt; Fl Vl ll ft W i Bandbox review ¥ I. Vtitfitvmn-mm ttTittit-mrtM June was here, and with it, the usual storm of June Week. Everything seemed to run at double- time, and we cautiously started practicing letting our necks out to see how it felt. Sometimes it went hard when we got caught, but that wouldn ' t last for long. There were June Week schedules to memorize, and calls on calls on calls. There were endless p-rades, white trou ' to break out, and brass to shine and re-shine. We pulled guard and watched the upperclasses drag, " but not for us. sir! " , and we knew it wouldn ' t be long now. Came the long-awaited day before graduation, and we found ourselves " cordially " invited to dine for the noon meal with the Cows, box lunch style. (Oh well — we weren ' t hungry anyway). Then came Graduation Parade calls, and at last we were under way. We never braced so hard as then, but a few moments later came that friendly handshake, and it was all over but the shouting. All anyone could do was smile, smile, SMILE. liHiPli ? 59! ' W! !?| If . t ' " - ' ' YKARLING SIJMNEllTIME AND THE LIVIXG IS EASY It was a peaceful summer day, and we were all enjoying leave when the headlines suddenly flashed, " WAR! " , and we all knew that the Korean powder keg had blown wide open. The men who had been our Beast Barracks Firsties were now over there fighting, and soon the casualty lists would carry their names back to us. Everybody was in a mood for work at Buckner. Quite appropriately, we honored the dead of World War II by unveiling TMr aAMfMrwrTiiiifit ' iiiMiaiiMiBia BY THE LIGHT OF THE SILVERY MOON Despite the usual Yearling complaints, life at Buckner wasn ' t all work. Everyone was still getting used to the fact that our necks were now out — permanently, and we made the most of the " Country Club " in our free time. Lolling on the beach with the OAO, or playing bridge rated as the favorite pastime, but the hops drew more than their usual quota of snakes and draggoids, and more than one romance was started by the sight of a silvery moon over " Popolo. " For the more artistically inclined, the USMA Band provided con- certs. The big entertainment events were, of course, the Color Line shows, with each company trying to outdo the next. The big climax came with Camp Illumination, featuring " One Touch of Venice, " the story of life and love in old Italy, or why people come to West Point. Along with it there were the Buckner Stakes, and the Camp Illumination Hop. Then the Buckner Country Club closed for the season. L (j H M I ■ t .■ ' ' ■ ' ■ ■ S — — it Old faithful Dusty bore! 1 ■iiPMiii iHliiP SHOW ME THE M ' AY TO GO HOME... ' i JiN «»«. Lest we should forget that we were still cadets, the Tactical Department graciously consented to let us have reviews and inspections even at Buckner. There were rifles, fresh off the range to be cleaned, and combat boots to be worked over; and we found out that war or no war, inspections were here to stay at West Point. During the p-rades, a lot of us got our first crack at the saber manual, and found out just how red your face could get when you dropped it. Then it was back to school, and we found our classes moved over to the East side of Tenth Avenue, as we toiled through the labyrinths of Chemistry and Physics. Math and language still plagued us, but the biggest hazing factor was the MT G Department. They managed to dream up surveying problems on the plain; and as the fall wore on and the wintry winds began to whistle down the Hudson Valley, we learned all about getting three place results with gloves on. Double, double, toil and trouble ■illllliiiHiHIii M Jfv fep :-f§i . Seeing double Plumb the rod ■J ' lWPiliWJIiliiP i W Km 4 The star makers ■t iSb With academics came the rest of the usual cadet routine. The weekly reviews still rolled around, and there were always shoes to shine, not to men- tion Yearling shields to buck up. With the reduced demerit allowance, some of us found life a bit more grim, and we spent our free time walking, walking, walking. Fall parades and drill didn ' t make matters any better. The password became " Sack " as the Winter approached, and the class motto was, " An hour of sack is an hour away from the System! " The Psychology Department was sure that we were all escapists. Gloom period came, and with it came a new Supe, as General Moore left for Korea; and we welcomed General Irving in his place. A short while later, the Korean conflict was brought close to home, as we learned of General Moore ' s death, and the gloom deepened as we laid his body to rest in the Post Cemetery. Be Thou at Peace. V- ; .Y L IN MOIORIAM R} n ji ;nH ' ;i:l And when our work is done Be Thou at Peace .3? The third level interpretation is •ssS i ;.- fm Gloom Period finally passed, and Spring was just around the corner. A dose of sulphur and molasses, New York City style, was in order; and as our blood thinned, our fancies lightly turned to thoughts of love. The Weapons Room had been done over completely, and now was a haven for the dragging elements of the Corps. Everyone decided that the leather furniture and the big, new soda fountain were the greatest ever. Spring Leave came, and we fled for three short days, most of us heading for the Mecca of the Big City. Our brief taste of free- dom served only to whet our appetites for summer leave, and everyone was looking forward to the " Big Flush. " June Week came, and we relaxed now that the year was finally over. Then, as we bid our drags goodbye, we tried on our Cow shields for size, and got ready for the Air Force trip. We had hit that half way mark at last, and the uphill climb didn ' t seem quite so steep now. I cow YEAR OFF WF CO INTO TIIF WILD BLIJF YOM)FU Another June Week, and another stripe on our sleeves, as we found summer once more rolling around. Summer as usual means training, and so we found ourselves packing B-4 bags and heading for Stewart Field to begin the Air Force Trip — courtesy of the old standby C-46 with those comfortable bucket seats. At Langley we saw our first jets in action, while Selfridge introduced us to what was to become the bane of ' 53 — RADAR. Spelled anyway you look at it, it ' s still RADAR — can we ever for- . Vf ws M c :iiltolii)njynip ■■ieAJfoice, .nijiijcoiiiiin II Hurry up and wa» saw " H ' ' Se fridge i- H r1 - iO »i --■9I1: • ' " P-tourteij ' » (anfortobl! ' » Sni lels ii 1 ' 0«(lCt flSlo ' Jftiledonywii) w w e»et loi- get? Then on fo Fort Bragg, and a glimpse ot the airborne training. There that long-awaited " Take Ten " does not mean that it ' s time for a cigarette. There was that empty feeling in your stomach as you went out of the 34 foot tower, and of course, suspended agony. The whole show wound up with a battalion jump that was spectacular. Then back to the Air Force, with Warner-Robbins, MacDill, and Eglin coming up. ¥ .Pi Sospei nded agony „ ■ « . » • f " " - - r- ' fiittn k; vs--- ' •iK (- GefonH«o- Vertical « " • " Some Ahing for the •« " " « ' man ..i - : «u Z Ski- " % % Gentlemen to yo " ' right ISO statu d P ° SIIUIMP BOATS ARE A- COMIX ' ¥ m w After Eglin everyone headed home on leave, but the 28 days went ail too fast and soon we were back getting ready for Camid. After a week ' s prepara- tion, we got underway, and the first stop was Ft. Monmouth. Here we once more met our old enemy RADAR, but the Signal Corps gave us a good show. Feeling refreshed by the large amount of sack we got in radar lectures, we journeyed to II Ft. Belvoir, the home of the Engineers. We got the latest word on bridge building and road construc- tion, along with some good chow, and then went on to Ft. Eustis where they tried to make us rail- roaders and longshoremen. A royal yacht in the form of LST 378 awaited to take us to Little Creek and our meeting with the Middies. fljuypiJijpiiLiiiwpi P " I The egg ' ,beotera»seo SAILING, S7 ILIN», The ' 9° ' ° ' The first stage of the training consisted of lec- tures in the memorable Shelton Theatre. Then came Marlex, a demonstration by the Marines. After Lex I we took time out for our second week-end at Virginia Beach and the Camid Bail. With that behind us, we found H-Hour fast approaching, and then finally the real show was on. The first wave got underway, and crossed the LD on time. After a quick run to the beach, the alligators rumbled ashore, and we made our first contact with the enemy. Then the troops were pouring in to meet the stiff resistance offered by our Marine aggressor foes. The radios hummed constantly, and blank fire was raging all around. Finally, we moved inland and the landing was a success. mtmmm " mmmmmmm ll " l!|iPPiiPWii!«IP ■ " " - " - " - With a hearty groan, but a sigh of relief, the Cows headed bacl home to West Point. After several delightful days of ship board life including such joys as calisthenics, we arrived back at the Rock, and found academics leering in our faces. " Juice " and " thermo " teamed up to keep us running to lab in fatigues a good part of the time, and the struggle with the Academic Department began in earnest. But along with academics came the first of our real privileges . . . WEEKEND. True, we were allowed only one, each, weekend per semester, but we all made the most of it. Getting " pro, " and staying under in demerits occupied most of our time, but the planning and scheming that went with it was best of all. r 10 B THK ARMY TEAM ' S 111] PRIDE Ai l) DRKAM r jCf ! With the nippy Fall weather came football. There was a new innovation, as the Corps became TV stars en masse when one of our rallies was televised. Everyone was decked out in the usual costumes produced by cadet imagination, and just about everyone managed to catch a cold before the season ended. During the mess hall rallies we usually heard our old favorite, " Tiger Rag. " The guest speakers " took it off, " and the season promised to be quite successful as The Black Knights started rebuilding. Down on North Athletic Field the Goats and Engineers were getting in shape for the Thanksgiving day tilt. The Engineers won 20-0, and this should have been the tip-off, for Navy completely swamped us. It was a dark day for Army. yiWWIiiJI- .i p ipWiWiiiiiPiiP ? :- The goo ° lite; 1 {• wmmm wm pop»«P«« ' ' - v T ig ' V With spring came Spring Leave, and also ex- change weekends. We were able to show the Middies what a " real system " was like. The Sesqui- centennial was celebrated in full style, including President Truman ' s visit. Someone with a touch of spring madness painted the clock in Central Area. June was fast approaching, and with it came visions of gold bars and that " crass mass. " , start m ' n-,n9« ' ° " " ' JUNE IS BUSTING OUT ALL OVER i. FIRST CLASS YEAR j! T -jao " Sirr I ) H ' - il ll . Iiiir Ft. Sill — sun and guns I ' l. Knox — inoliility and fircipimor 7(p First CiassincH at last — the long awaited moment came bringing with it new privileges anil new responsi- bilities. The ear started off on an easy note with tlie Combined Arms Trip. Fh ing to the various posts in the COMBINED ARMS biii C-I1I4 (Jlobciiiasters we xisiled llie home .--lalioiis ol the three coinbal arms. The lirst sti)|i as Fort Knox where the Armor showed us its latest equipment. Then eame an irili-rliide «illi Air I ' orie reseanh and de elopment at Vi right I ' atti-r- son. riie jiiiot ejeiiioii seat was one of the big hits ol the show there. A long hop to Oklahoma brought us to Fort Sill an l the Field rtillery. After seeing the latest in weapons we Nalihe(l a iiring demonstration ol the Artillerv ' s best. 1 ' hen on to Fort Bliss and the Antiair- craft. There ucre dcrm r)stralions of Neap()ns anil giiiilcd missiles, lint uc " ll remember Juarez and the bull lights espccialK. The liiial sto[) was Fort Benning wiicic c saw a coiripain in defense at riigiil Iiring tracers " one minute ol licll. " Then il «a o cr with lca • Beast Barracks corning up. I i;;lil-l ' allrrson — Icsl pilot III I. ' •ui l Biinifni fl r% itsjiiinii. I fir wilt ihf wposbinllif " Annv Blue ' in Texas Juarez — the Imll figl TRIP f-ljlioiL l)l Ft. Bliss — things lo rome I nirrluile till) ilnjblPaller- lirb«liiL- iltlie |n riilrivfOfBeail Voice and cominand Morniiit; Consliluliunal t |-%- . ' f.i ' W el come liSi ' fl l ri i. " 1 J The Oath ■ f- in M 1 « • • • • ■ 1 1, - . Courtc arii ' !iftl V,fi nnti }i ' u Mum- ' ' " ' s:. --mAmW- ' - ' , Which way is home; ' PLEBE HIRE Am (inc nIiii liicil il ill claim llial I ' diicaliri;: llic iii ' W plebes in Beast Barrarks is harder on the Firsties ihati the Plehes. To the First Detail fell lli.- task of making Cailets and Plebes out dI the ' i ilian mob that arri ed ,lid I. I hev had things well in hand from the start and a lot III hard work at drill, ealisllienies. and " eharacter building " had its ellect. The high spot of the Second Detail was plehe hike — a chance lor ihc I ' Iclies to fall out. anil a week ol hcing owl in llic field a Na Ironi the eomforls of barracks lor the detail. S ' ! ill ' , BUCRNER AND R TD RTD — responsibility To some of us fell the lot of training; the new yearlings on the Biickner Detail. The work, was interesting and closer to the " real thing " that would rome soon after June. Plenty of johs and few cadets made a husy time (l il and no one k ' i(t bankers hoin-s. but there were some free hours to be spent basking on the beach of I ' ojiolo. Till ' iu(k lew were liic ones who wciil to Replace- nii-nl Training l)i isions. The privileges and responsi- bilities of a Lieutenant at f )rts Dix, Knox, and jack- son, or Samson Air Force Base were a welcome change from cadel life. c cn for First Classmen. RTD was the best possible wa to get a preview of what the next years had in store, and everyone who took part was glad to have gollen the chance. Four weeks of leave rounded out llic siunm ' r and be- fore we knc N il First Class ear was three months old with academics and big events coming up. •-rr!a MWi . and experience Kw KSr ' ff " if " rTlT if rll i iff ' it ' ' ' ' •■ j . - ' " V Four rings . . . fmir vcars 84 j ? i g . vg With September came King Week-end. the first high spot of the big year. Tlie ring is much more tlian just an ornament or even a sign ol approaching graduation. It is a band dial ties together our class, all who have worked iiard together for four vears. It is a symbol of that work; but, most important, it represents all that the Corps of the past anil the present lives by and has dedicated itself to, all that West Point stands for. In a short, but meaningful, ceremony in Cullum Hall we received our rings from the Company Tactical Officers, and were soon proudK showing them off, bang- ing on every thing we touched, and finding it difficult to lift our left hands. Sup|)er in th ' mess hall with our femnies was part of the special occasion and we coiddn ' t lielji thinking of the next such meal when it would be June. Then came Ring Hop bringing the day to a pleasant end. Sunday night foiuid quite a few femmes with A pins or minia- tures and 512 very happy cadets. Cute water corporals Bob stands inspection j :t S 5 8. ' ) fA N. G. S. Courlesy National Geographic Magazine FALL illi King W rck-c I II I i it iUiil our rings lirrnl on our fingers we liurklcil ilowri lo llu ' nionlhs aheafi keeping an I ' M- on llu- ralenilar ami planning (llnislmas leave. A First Classman is an i-lernal optimist. Fall parades, dragging, ami loolhall games lielped pass till- liiiir. Viaileniirs coiilili] I iir nrglcrleil li am - one iiilere-lril ill week-ends. Soon « ■ loiinil the eold weather loming and looked loiuard lo llie Winter as our last as eadels. 86 B mmW ] iBHH ttitfH Inlcrcslinp;? r J 3 IV, (J % N Tilt ' sumpluoiis repasl INAUGURATION Cliiistinas leave passed and we IciimkI il liard t j sellle liack down to work. Soon ihe Inangnral Parade was n|)on ns. After some not too pleasant afternoons ol prar- licc «!• Irampod dciun to llie railroad lali()n. stagger- ing under a load of equi|)nient and Irll lur Washington. The ride down in Pullman ears was a jaunt (First Class in the ilrawing rooms of course), and rTiorning lound ns eating hreakfast qiiieklv so we would ha e time to go hack again for Inneh. Then eanie tin- long inarch, a lew Iree hours, and it was all over. Once in a lifetime [ ' he morning after J lie l)ig lrij starts 87 88 ' .MV S S Oh, you beam if III liull Every year the presentation of tlif lOdili Xiirlii Sliow signals an end to " Gloom Period " and awakens in tin- First Class the delightful realization that June is near. The show is not just an amateur eelehration of a more iui])ortant e eri(. iio e fr: raliier. it is in it ell an im- portant event, anticipat ed by the entire Corps. Aeeord- ing to those who have seen manv past 100th Night M ' ' Wfle. 1 ilib t!lil$hi in ,■ yn taJtHilfanit gcK llMth M|k Shows, " Tarnation " , tlie 100th Night Sliow of |t)53. was the best by far. The show represents considerable elTorl inan people. Behind it was more than a year of work l( nu-n who were satisfied with nothing but the best and were handirapped bv hiek of experience. ritten h eight first classmen with the help of some of the USM A band, and directed b Steve Vogcl. the show was created in words and music and given to the audiences in a style gleaming with professional ipialilN. " June brings new things and our four years are done . . . 100 DAYS TIL JUNE! " 80 PRIVILEGES Uniforms— ihf lirf:iimiii«; of llic einl We were hardly back from asliiiii toti wlicti sijiiis tlial .luiip was m-ar startt ' il liirniti;i u|). Kirsl cariit ' tlic car sliow — llic dream of those wilh inoiicx aixl llic Vn hMlioM (if ihc |iaii[icrs among us. XhiiosI all llic new models were oil dis|)la in the Hidin ; Hall and llicaller- noon was spent in a (ren . ol looking, touching, and. above all. ordering. Hraiich loiderences were going on. loo. W c lislciicd with serious I ' aees to what was said and went to tell our wives whv . is the onlv branch. More than a lew were destined to change their minds ten times before the lirancli drawing and end u| lli|)|iiiig a loiii. illi Kcbruar came llic nnilorm dis|p|a lalculaled lo make llic most pessimistic Kirstie smile. lan a soon-to-bc lieutenant saw a gcn ' ral staring l)ack from tiic mirror as lie tried on a blouse Ice skating and basketball at night. Krida c ening movies, and class club IN all made I ' irst (;ias car start to gel prett soft. Tak ie your clione Nisrhl Hll ill lllr -|a s clllli m) e: V ' ' .. a:. -;? ' J5st. . .■- $ -. • n» : m - ' " r- mr s -•«JS» .; IK ». ««...„ „.,,,, - ' - .J -A ' , ' z • ■Jil F J ftw ' ' 1 . . v ■ i r- - " ' ' ; ■ ■y( :S9 :x.. VI A JUNE... 91 Ju-» fl ' " " " ' " fhT , Then the Spring was suddenly over; we were driving our cars, and June Week was here. Parents, f ' enimes and friends were up for the occasion and evervone wore a smile on his face. There was packing to finish and the parades to put up with, but the last days went fast. Hops and picnics added to the festivities and " Flirty " wasn ' t neglected. Tlie big morning Farewell to arms 93 Filial sprint Grailualiup; Class Dismissed! On the last clav came the Superintendents Reception lollowed b) Graduation Parade. ' ' Graduating class — front! " The last review and running to central area to recognize the Plebes are never to be forgotten moments. After just enough time to get read) and have supper we went to Graduation Hop. The full (la and the night of celebration left us a little wcar . hul eager for the final act. Then graduation was here. A few speeches and then. " Dismissed. ' " our hats went flying in the air and we were Lieutenants. Four years of hard work were over and we had earned our reward. Back to barracks to change to our uniforms, sav goodbye and it was done, riie future had much unknown in store for us, but for the moment it was leave and . . . V.G.5. Courtesy iXational CeoKraphic Mafiazii h tv» ' s -j r Dawn Of a New Era 3ithletics Editors : David I. Lodwick Glenn E. Schweitzer V f p THE TIELPS OF FRIEKDLY TJ IFeI ARE SOWN THE SEEDS ,. _ " JPON OTHER FIELDS qu OTHER fe, L.L BEAR THE FRTJ1T5 OF VICTORS % y f 1 f o i6 ( ht k r Through the years the Academy ' s program 0 - has constantly expanded and improved. F J ' ;glect of the physical part of Cadet training The long ne was ct of the physical part of Cadet training . ,4 -«.- : corrected by Douglas MacArthur, ' wBo, as Superintendent, 4ntroduj ed the present - ramural athletics program. Since that time intramural and ' % intercollegiate athletics have grown to become 1 X " a large and important part of the training that makes officers of cadets. Intramural athletics program If.) v. c :j ' m ir V ' m iiolluT j: al louaid- r;i-.lrrn SM[iit ' m;ic Imi- rni ' iMStitw " Army lilasis ciiil iirsl fjolf viclory over Navy n Arm and .Navy greet llie [ ' resident al iinapolis Army sweeps lo He] laironal (!haiii|ii(inslii| ( lien ' s escf ca4 - S? « « 98 1 L ..t»--..-. Captain John Oblinger A Jerry Harmon A r J Faced with a difficult schedule and huikling a team around only four returning lettermen. Army ' s inexperienced Baseball Squad entered the season jjromising little hut all-out effort. However, coach Amen ' s excellent tutelage, coupled with the team ' s tremendous hustle and desire to learn, brought Army eleven wins against nine defeats, eight of those victories coming in the last half of the season. In spite of its inauspicious beginnings, the Army Nine was a dangerous contender for the Eastern Intercollegiate Baseball Championship into the final week of league competition. j;)i .| Bovie A Tom Fitzpatrick, veteran rightlielder for West Point, led his teammates to victory in the initial part of the season with a tremendous home-run in the lliial inning to grab a 10-0 win over Wesleyan. Armv was forced to wait until live games later to taste victory again. This time they battled to a 9-3 de " ision over Swarthmore. After beating Harvard, Army dropped three more in a row before launching into the more successful final half of the campaign. Front Raw: Jones, Bovfe, Harmon. Carlson. Filzpalriclv. Hiller. Baifev. Oltlinger. 2nil Roiv: Coaeli Amen, ATajor MrCalie. Manus. Mis- cfiak, Shain. Wilson, Le Cates. Major Gorily. 3rfl Kdii: Hollander (Mgr.). Haff. Marernm. W eafer, Myrah. Meailor. Zargan. ■ --- r Dmii ,U,,n A ll.ll Kr..li A ( ltliii «-r iit[ |M ' il at iirst Thetlarkosl IpIoIiIi i ii llii ' la l | ait of the season was the I -. ' 5 loss to Navy. In that contcsl I ' raiik LcCates. Army ' s iail ii ; lil-hariilcr. pili lic l lirillianll hut was heste l in a pilchfis " ihii ' l with his a ii al. Ca|ilairi-i ' lc(l Jnhii ( )hhnger, veteran Vince Baile . and Dick l?i) li- were the mainstays of rm " s scrappy inlield. .|crr llarnion joined Fitzpatrick, Pete Manus, and John Carlson in sharing; liie major part of ih illield work. eteran catcher Tex Ritter was outstanding hehind the plate. Arm " s onl iiold- ovcr pitciiing slarler, Jim Jones, was forced into a coaching assignment by his aihng right arm. Frank LeCatcs, Boh Marcum. and Don W ilstm, howe er. stepped into the breech and performed crecHtalily. LeCates. a vearhng. rajiiillx developed into one of the finest yoinig pitchers in the East. Arm) " s baseball fans ha i nniili lo lind [iridi- in «liiii llit ualilicd West Point ' s lighting baseball team. Close, but that run ' s across SCORKBOAKD Vi-ll Army 10 2 esle an ( lonnecticut Vermont 5 IVew York University 3 Manhattan Swarlhmore 9 Harvard 3 Harvard Unlgers 3 WiU- 6 Yale I Cit) (College of iVew York 9 Dartmouth 4 I, .high 2 illaiioN a 4 l5ro«n 4 Mro ii 3 Dartmouth 7 ( Columbia (lolgate 2 Navy 1 Fordham 3 l- ' ' -2 i)l l iiii(nl 9 2 8 3 3 3 11 11 14 3 1 1 6 1 b 4 3 2 100 N an Roy Sullivan A Ed Dinges A Ken Thompson A f :,A 5 . Dick Shea, Army Great sc()Kl:uuai{1) W -7 1 .0 .UniY Op poncnt Iniloiir Season ManhalliUi 42 67 I ' .-nii Slate 73 36 I ' l ' inccliiti 74 8o Cornell :: , : 6 IC4-A Championships ' 2iui I ' laci- llcptagonal Games I si I ' lacc Oiililtxir Sfdsiiii Manhattan 63 11 I ' enn State IISH 2|i llcptagonal (i. iincs Isl I ' iar,. Navy 69 62 IC4-A Championships llinl i ' lacc Where form pa s oil wifli points Jcrr ( ' .or[nr A Bol, l).n A Dun l " iii|n;i A The Army track team hroughl a most successful season to a sensational tini li li uiiuiiri ' ; the Heptagonal (iamcs at AX est Point, conquering Na at nnapolis. and finishing second to Manhattan at the IC4-A nicci in New A ork ( !il . ( iajdain I )ick Shea hnikc all ' isting academ records for llic hall tnile and mile, and cstahlished himscIT as the g reatest dislaiicc nimicr in acadcniN liislor . Joe l ' crl(p proM-d lo he the i)iil 1 l-l ' ool pole vaulter iti llic Ivisl. uliHc l.arr Johnson and Hill l ' iir lMc ciirii|p|clcl dotniiialcd llic liMiillc cM-rils. c crlhclcss. il was llic Icam depth llial |(ro cd l i lie ihc deciding laclor in all ihe meets. I ' lilankcliog ihc op|Mi iliipii in llic dislancc cncmIs and scoring lieaviK in seconds and lliirils. Army was ahle to i-oll np an unhealaliic iiiai;;iii lime and lime again. The i av meet and ihc llcptagonal Games were nol decided until the final ii-ia . and in liolh cases the cadet team of Thoin| son. Oinec. White, and Cain came ihroiigli in clianipionship i Ic. (loach Crowell will fin l difliciiIlN in replacing llic main gradu- ating ca lcl will), lor llirci ' car . piii cd lo he llic " giils " ! tlic c powcrlnl hack l -am in llic inlcr- collegialc circles — Dinges. I)a . cii. and kllcr in llic distances racc : llardv. I li iinp on. ( iorprew. and Morn in llic shorter ones: and I ' crlow. Siillixan. and I ' lioiia in llie liild c ciils. 102 Ci Iriint Rim-: Hanson, (ieiger. ocnm. Day, Inman, onree, Svgert, Hardy, Welsh. 2nd Ron-. Zellym (Mi;r.), Hingliam, Vthite, Johnson, Lnlher, Eisenharl, Shea, Heglierg, Davis, Erwine, Cain, Szymczyk, Siegel (.4sst. Mgr.). 3rd Row: Crowell (Coach), Tow. Born. Lnstig. Wilson. Thompson, Perlow, Dinges, Effer, Nen, Coron, Corprew, Alnion, Cart- mell (Advisory Coaih), klein. r i Riiir: Major BaMer, Knight, ( ory. Neal. Bovd. Bnller. Rears, Arnelf, Bowen, Volpe, Hughes, Moran. .) i Run: Uelucia, Bard, I ' atlon, Brown, Judd, Kuick, llealy. Pnrilne. Underwood, Moss, Kirklighter. v 5i »%i Bruce Hardy A Coach Crowell and Captain Joe Perlow A Vrniv overhauls the fleet 103 ,1 ,. ( 42 ' ■■ P 88 ,„ 19 Fniiil Riiic Johnson. Mnrn-ll. Jones. Kiilillchoover. Austin. Clinc. Loreiizen. Heels. Brewer. Krieilersdorl. -ml l t n-: Ll. Col. Wynne. Kramer, leglen, Leone. Toiiehslone. Lavender. Hufio. I)ell)ri(|i;e. Hall. ( ioaeli Touelislone. 3nl liau: Clemen Is. Cole. Dnnaway. Thomas. Shearil. ( ' .onilis. (iirilner. irih, I ' reyermnlh iTnr.). I ill Riiii : Johnson. ( loniior. (iurnev. iNniperi. Kranjalis. I lor I on. H mail lien I. lerril. Complete suppression of a favored, powerful aw squad climaxed a most successful season for Coach Touchstone ' s Laercsse team. A single defeat and one tie marred an otherwise perfect record against college competition. After romping through six opponents. Army was finally stopped h a sea of mud and a deter- mined Hopkins team, when the winning goal was recorded in the final seconds of the game. Then liam| ered hy injuries, Vrmy hail to be content with a tie against Princeton. Our victories over the best competition available was a challenge to all for Eastern intercollegiate supremacy. Such powerhouses as Syracuse, Cornell, and lar land were no match for the rm stickmen. Then in the middle of Mav, a confident Navy squad iiu adcd the Hudson Highlands. Favored ll many experts lor the m tliical national cham|)inii- ship. Navy had come north to outrun, outguess, and outplay Army. The game soon turned from a hallle into a rout as ruiv scored lillcen goals to Navy ' s four. As a reward, four ol llie lust Iimi plaved iti the annual all-star game at New York ' s Polo (rroiuids. Austin, Kiddlehoo er. l.orenzen. and Cline qualilied for that coveted honor after stellar performances throughout the season. SCOREBOARD W-9 1 _■-) T-1 Army Ol poufiit Williams 16 1 jMaryland Tacrosse Club 18 8 Swartbmore 15 8 Rutgers 11 5 Yale 9 6 ,|f hns Ho|)kins 7 8 Mar) lanii 14 6 Cornell 22 5 Syracuse 11 10 Princeton 11 11 Navy 15 4 Mt. Washington Club 8 If la lnrrell A Norm Delliridee A 5 |S f iKi ' iy nr i CapiaH ' Till- i-.ilni lM-r.i[i- iIh- l iiiiiini; ol ilic £;iial Ii ■ -y r= V i i. Caplaiii .l;i(k Jiilmson A Few iiieinbers of the team ever played Jjacrosse beCort- entering tlie acailenn. In a short time. Coach Touchstone was able to mold these inexperienced ballhawks into a smooth-working machine capable of competing with the best. The importance of spirit, conditioning, and squad de[)th, emphasized b) Coach Touchstone, has reaped huge (li i(lends. A position on the arsil requires year-round practice and all- around team play. Captain Jack Johnson protected the Army goal for three years. Murrell, Delbridge, and Jones were the stalwarts on defense, while Friedersdorff. Touchstone, Sheard, and Lavender carried the brunt of the attack. Eineigle, Clements, and Cole contributed to the necessary depth that paid olT in countless victories. iNot a team in the nation could outrun Arm) " s tireless workers. Although a job ol rebuilding is in order next year. Coach Touchstone ' s long range development plan will not fail to continue lurning out top-rate teams. Perhaps the main concern of the coach is finding first class opposition. Joe Sheard A Tom Joiie A Stan Toiirhstone A Pete ( Moments A • 3r; " 50 r r j i ' -■ ' n lUO C.a|il;iiTi lliTi li H)[- aiiollii-r [Par Van ValUriiliiirf; li-i-s oil SCOREBOARD -f 1.-1 Arniv Opponenl Swarlliinore 7 Prince Ion 1 6 HoK Cross 4 3 Colgate 1 3 Columbia GoU ' Clnl ) 7 Cornell 7 Navy 4 3 Golf The iiiial slroke ' Uc Driving its way through a most successful season, the Army Golf Squad finished h defeating avv on the Crabtowner ' s home links. Coach Lavender ' s swatters gained victory in six of their seven starts, losing only to Princeton in the second test of the year. Following that, the team moved successfulK through the remainder of its schedule, whitewashing the men from the Columbia Golf Club and Cornell. Arm " s first win over the Midshipmen climaxed West Point ' s outstanding Golf season. Lt. ( ' ol. Parker, Allen. Van Valkenhurp. Wallers, Mulh, Carlson. Poore, Allen, Beiser. 107 SCOREBOARD W -1 1,-11 Swarllininri ' iriiiv 4 ' .1 Foi-dliam 5 4 N.V.I . i 2 Darl riioiilli 1 » Y.-sliiva « I Cul alc Priiicfloti 1 5 «) Pciiiis K aiiia :i () llar-Nanl 1 !l Coriifll I !! William. 1 !! Manhallari 1 !! Coluinhia 1 } ' , Navv 1 » Rutgers () 3 Tennis Spiki- Holm Captain Ralph Samlt ' is a ' aiii ifklfd llic l)ij; lackcl lor Coach NonliicV (Icli-nniiicii liriiii. Mjiiad. l ' la iiig in the niimher one slot, he was habitually the lirst to si-ore that match poinl lor rmy. Close iictiinil Sanders came letternien ViOrthv and llolman ho showed that rni wa ahle to compete with ihe Lest of the college talent. McGregor and llickey liel|)cd pro iile the depth thai proved dccisixc in impressive victories over N.Y.U. and Rutgers. Coach Nordlie ' s tireless efforts and a seasoned s([uad will conlinuc lu pa ili iilcnds. I ' nmt Rmr: Hutchinson. Kvker. ( )lnislriul. Ili f. ' s. 2n(t Knii: Major Have! ' . ( )ach NOnllic. Kliiiiclialirr . lliikcN. Sainlcrs W orlhy. King. O ' Sullivan (.Mgr.). I(»8 Lr ,»l lloBful " ' The Presidenl-elecl waUlies ihe Cor|i- at Bakt ' r Bowl ' I ' hc Army harriers lops in ihf cast nil Army wins ihe Easlc-rn Inlercollegialc Soccer ( :llalll|lil M lli|l 110 Uon Fuqiui A Frank Wilkerson A THE SCOREBOAHI) W-4 E-4 T-1 Army Opponent South Carolina 28 7 Southern Cahfornia 22 Dartmouth 37 7 l ' itt l(urgli 14 22 Columbia 14 14 VMI 42 14 Georgia Tech 6 45 Pennsylvania 14 13 Navy 7 Four weeks until embarking on one of the most difficult schedules in Army football history, three of the starting backfield sidelined with injuries, and no man on the squad with more than one year ' s varsity experience — these problems faced Coach Earl Blaik on September 1. Amidst clouds of uncertainty Coach Blaik and his assistants continued their rebuilding program. Coukl football ' s finest coaching staff and the Army spirit perform a miracle? This question 20.000 spectators asked at Michie Stadium on September 27. ; Front Ron: Mojrien. KiKpia. Hdn Ir. Wilknxni. Paiilokas. Harris. Weaver. Hose. DeLiiria. 2n i Htm: Bell, Manus, Haj;an. HalT. Lunii, Arnel. eijiler. [la a, Srhweikerl. V inj;. . ' rr o(r; llainnionil Mi r.). Sullivan, Meyers, Stephen, Krause, Walton, Mischak. Dorr, Hicks, (lliamherlin. (Jiarnliers (Mj;r.). Itli Rmc (iuidera. Orilway. Chance, Kovacik, Doremus, Lodge, Cookrell, Lincoln. 5lli How: Rogers, Rvan. anu. Lapchick, Spence, Sisson. kranier, Sliain. Off WITH fl BflnG...BUT SOUTHEfiH CflL UlflS TOO mUCH...THfl1 Hagan breaks up a Trojan pass 112 Maniis rolls aj airisl Scmlli (laroliiia ( . 1 Yearling halfback Jerry Hagan eliminated aii douht as lo tlie idTensive jiower ol Army ' s ouliiall Icam as he returned tiie opening kiikull nl ihe 1 )S2 season " I ards lor a loueh- down. riiis was iinl tlie llrst of lour scores ihat completely subdued the South (Carolina Gamecocks. hilc the Confederates desperately waved ihcir Hags. Sihweikert, Vann. and Sisson contribulcd the linal touchdowns as Rox Shain calinl kicked the lirst four con cr- sions of his string of successful extra points. Was the Kahhie linalh read to again take on the nation ' s best? The IjOS Angeles Coliseum and the Trojans of Southern California were to be the test. Boasting one of the finest learns in the nation and also in ( lalilornia histor . Southern California as c(piip| ed lo owl Ncigh rm b lwcnt jiounds per man and completely dwarf the Rabble in depth. The Rabble gamely fought the Trojans on even grounds until the second hall when linalU rnn succumbed to the su|)crior maii|(ower from the West. 22 to was a most creditable score, and in defeat Army proved she had the light and deter- mination to plav the best. Successful in deleat. rmv returned home for her impending clash with Dartmouth. No team in the nation could have oulscorcd Vrriiv on ( )(lobiT I I. nor could anv [ilaver put on a more brilliant displav of football wi ardrv than did Pete A ann in leading rniv to a ' .il to 7 rout of Dartmouth. Scoring quicklv and violentlv. Armv was content to hold down the score in favor of perfecting the fundamentals. Meanwhile I ' ill massacreil Notre Dame and was lieadiiiK for Michie Stadium. DflnimouTH muu... Tlie Darlmoiitli line 4 |)eiis up as Armv breaks lliniiigli. 11.3 f T I ' ass liini up! Mixing ' a (lcr( ' |)li « ' r-li)irnali( ii «illi a lii(k lnick-latrral MTi -s. I ' ill lu l iin linn- in verif iiig her victories over Nulri- Dariuatid I ' l-nii. IJclore Vrriu cdiiM rall . llic I ' anthers lioaslcd a 21 ' to lead. Finall tlie Kaldde eanie to lilc in (he liiial period. Sidi lil iiles Ko le and l)el neia sparked the atta ' k a s rni droxe to a linal score ( 22 to 1 I. Kroni then on it was " Unchain Mario. " Haker Bowl was the scene of our season ' s greatest disappointmenl. W hile the Corps cheered encouragement and " Ike " sat as a nonpartisan spectator. rni ipiicklv gained a II to 7 lead with Attaya and DeLucia tearing through the Columbia defense. Many times Army stalled a few yards from the Cohimhia goal as the T,ions capitalized on e cr oppor- tunity. Army ' s strong pass defense weakened jusl long enough to Id (iohindiia tie the score at 14-14 with only 15 seconds remaining. V.M.I.. the only breather on our schedule, allowed the Black Knights to roll to the sea- son ' s most impressive victor). 42-14. DeLucia continued to pave the wa in our linal tuneup lor llii- trip South. TH{ PflllTHEil CLflUlO US TH( Lion mm lo th{ m ll alciiif 1)111 r -acl for llii- li;;li 114 I Surrounded by Virginians and sllll nf l lown l)i(k H„ e A SfCOI10S...flOflliy fl BRtflTHffi... Auaya breaks inio the open A l | n.il Mi rllak ifirjduni UeLuiia liiilU lliriiui;li iolullihia 115 Paviiif; the »av as IVch doses in ' rackU ' il (or keeps For the first time in hist r tlir rni football team imadi-d llie ( ioiileilerale liiarllaiid. Plagued by injuries, the depleted squad faeed the South ' s most |io crfLil team hoaslinfr an unblemished record. ttaya " s brilliant ball earr ing was the lone brii;ht star as we were soundl) defeated 15-6. e rapidlj seceded from Atlanta and headed for Franklin Field and Pennsylvania. At the end of the first quarter, the field was a sea of nnid and the Rabble was behind l. -O. 50,000 spectators anticipated a repetition of the Georgia Tech rout. In the second quarter Army s delense led b) Krobock and Lodge refused to budge, and our offense began to mo c with DeLucia and Attaya breaking loose. In the final period, halfback Bill Punlue raced across with 50 seconds remaining with the tying 6 points. Shaiii calinh converted llic win- ning 1 Itli |)oinl. AS c were a proven ball club, but so was a . ne t on our agenda. RfBU COyOHyTIflCli...BUT UJf BffIT pfon flno ' ??S5 S )fi gj Slt ' {»|)iiig oiii in - lianla I h« ' (i( ' trgiaii liahil a rMi ' s pa.ss (Iffcnsf ntNikcns 116 The First Class participates in pre-game ceremony — Yes, it was wet. i mnllliri,in. Captain Al raiilckii A. Coach Blaik MflIHfii..JOD THtn „jt(t- Splashinu; to a I t-13 ictory at Franklin Field 117 Ladies and Gentlemen, the United States Corps of Cadets " ■, ■ ' " f ' j 102,000 fans braved the sub-freezing weather to watch the 53rd Army-Navy game. " Han- nibal, " " Billie the goat, " and other dignitaries arrived in grand style; and elaborate pre-game ceremonies set the stage for the kickofF of the season ' s most important battle. From the be- ginning Army was plagued by fumbles and interceptions as the middies exploited every break to the utmost. Time after time our defense held firm in the shadow of our own goal posts until finally Franco crashed over for Navy late in the first period. The vicious-tackling defensive platoons then completely dominated the play until the waning seconds. Then Army ' s sole penetration bogged down, and at the final gun Navy had pushed to our two yard line. Franco ' s tally had been decisive. This 7 to defeat evened our season ' s record at 4 wins, 4 losses, and 1 tie. Yes, the miracle was almost completed. Our football rebound was ready to reach the peak in 1953. 1 ¥1 •..» ' : f. u Driving towards the Navy line i f The defense drives hard to protect that stripe 4 Jk j y " - Franco stopped again for no gain Attaya gets one away at Municipal Stadium The versatile " Hellcats " on display Our Forward Line: Jack Yale A, Lou Kaufman A, Carlos Ravelo A, Bob Rose A, Fred Smith A Scotty ' s footwork ties up the goalie Front Row: Frank Snyder, Tom Sofis, Ray Schroder. Second Row: John Toman A, Curt Brewer A, Art Shaw, Jack Hughes A Mt mil mtU •! .. , ;,„,. ,11, ,,n.i. i;.iv, I.,. ,l.iMi-. " 1 .,!.■. i;i,i, L. W .s. _ , l!,,ii . I i.ili.-i. i;,.-u,i. I ..im.mi. IIij;;Ii.-. ,i,iili. Kiiulruaii. liiiTiilii-rrv. I{i si . Mo»(n. Hill. .; ( Him: Mjjor (link. Siiydi-r. Whilney. Sa illc. (ianv. ( Micniliirfir. Sliaw. Hromiis, Kavanaiiii:h. (loach I ' alonc. till Hmi : llileriuin, Slricklautl, Dnigfjc, Van Vdlkeiiher " , Jones, Johnson, Davis, Kckharill. Kaciiii. ' its va tliroiiiili amnlicr succcssi ' ul season, Arin s iniglilN soccer learn again pieccil logctlicr a most enviable record. Through recent years one of tlie strongest of X est F oiril ' s intercollegiate teams, the soccer team entered tlic season riding on liic crcsl ol ' the longest unbeaten skein boasted by an of the rm teams. Even thongli that siring was broken Nhen Soccer dropped the decision to Westchester State Teachers ( lollcge b the count ol 2-1. the team |)ro cd to he one of the strongest soccer teams in the nation, j.cil b Caj)tain Fred Smith and a host ol veterans, the squad amassed a record o! seven wins, one tie, and one lo.ss. The fitting climax to the season came at West Point when the team downed Navy 2-1. Army ' s record was a most respectable one, and one that was built against the strongest of opposition. SCOKI- HOVHD W-7 .-1 r-i Ithaca ArniY Opponent Seton Hall 5 2 Dartmouth 5 1 Westchester State T. , 1 2 TcTn|ilc 4 2 I ' cnn Stale 1 1 Cornell 1 Pennsylvania Navv 3 2 2 1 (aplain Fred Sniilli ami (loach I ' alone ; ■ ( 121 Caplaln Mol, Dav A Front Rtnv: Almon, Singer, Cory, Wray, Healy, Neu, Olive. 2ii t Hmi: l.ncililing. lamina, (ailian. niiigrs. Kffer. Johnson. Frirksnn. Oav. ( ' oa " h ( ' arlmell. THK SCOHKBOARD W-4 1,-2 4rmy Opponent illaii() a 23 31 Providence 17 1(. 1 );irlni iiilli 1% I ' » IViiii Slate .34 21 Manhattan 19 11 I ' itlsldM-trh f)T S raense 31 rin 31 lle[)tag(»aal Cliainpi )nslii|)s Fir.st Place 1(1 1- ( !liatii|)i(niships Second I ' lace Captain BdIi l)a . Dick eii. and l on ()li c paced the nn harriers to a lngid .successfnl cross conntrx season. hii;hhj;hted 1) tile lleptagonai team cliarnpionshi|( and a second place in the l(il- meet in New ' l ork. I)a recorded four lirsl places thronj;hont the season while ()li e was crowned lleptaf;onal chani|)ion. Coach Cartmell has developed a sturdx j roup ol runners that will continue to preserve Army ' s reputation as the Cross Country Colossus ol the Kast. Day and Ncn rr[ oiii lr(nn ilir park 122 , Jki ' ' tia, ««. hi;lili«lilf J ■miml plaif ill mt liril placf! rl Heplajonal lunli •miip n( puUliiin a . it ' , .i-X. " ill ■ 1 ] Team Captain Haas leads gymnasts to victory over Navy Army upsets R.M.C. in finale The Medley Relay Team on its way to a new Academy record fjM • . Racquetmen climax season with Navy win U 1,;. ' il ii|i for t N t» [loiill . an l l iiiiir ' Ojifialiiif; under llic lulclagc ol (inarli llimr |{i()lc . ihc iiii lia-kcllpall li i- |iiu (il itself a most rorinidahlc force. Roariii;: llir(iuf;li a nineteen ojanie silicdule. llic l.-ani Imill a most crcdilaidc recurd. I li(»r on liaiid al (lie scene of llic rrM I ' niiiunlers came In .ickiiow I- cdg - liiis learn a niic l llie cuil laiidiii riii ha kclliall i|iiiiilcl of llie past several ears. I 111- learn I lei I llie held iioii c .eoriiii; record lor a single frame li amassing nincl -live |(oiiii againsi Si. Michaels College. Their record iiieluded ietories o er ale and Unmii I niver- silies. Later, aller |)iisliing an exccplionalK laleiiled I ' ordliaiii li e lliroitgli a liglil llirec |narlers. llie (!ro|i[icd a decision lo that team in llie liiial six minntes. The team ' ea|ilaiii and leading scorer. I?ill llannon. ranked as one of the most cilcctive rehonnders in the nalioii. Mill also held down a place in the nation ' s elite group for points scored per game. SCOKKBOMil) W- 11 1,-81 iincnls 1 1i ni l Ithaca )7 ' _ ' ! 1 Middlcl.iirN K() Williams 84 60 Hrandeis 77 86 15ro n 61 56 Vale 70 67 Knigers 83 75 miierst r F, 53 I ' oi-dliain 7, 63 St. li.hael " s ' ): 50 S racnse ()( 78 .Swarthmore 71) 60 ( oliimliia .57 83 Colgate 7t 76 l enns Ivaiiia 65 77 1 )arlmiiiilli 58 61 1 lar ard 7 ' ) 76 l.i-high r.!! 64 i a ) 60 84 I liiiiil Ktiii: illiuiiis. I.iiiii :i . ISurkiianil. ilaninm. Sliiarl. iM -r. I.il llelielii. 2ii l Rinc: Ooaeli Kiplpv. (;il|iiii. (ianiilln. l{.-ieli Sullivan. JdIiiisoii. BalP! . Marcimi. Olis ( 1gr.). r -i :i A _ r wmm ..1 ! ir, Breaking away lo score after a full rmirl drive Bill Stuart, tlie only First Classman on (lie starting (i e. |)r i fi! lo be. in this his first season of exteniled arsil ronipetition. a niosl capaliic |)la -maker and a mainstay of spirit and drive. The return of Ed Vtea er added rebound ability and scoring strength lo the Arm team. Diek Littlefield and Diek Reich rounded out the starting quintet. Reich looming as a highly regarded scoring thriMl from his guani posl and Littlefield establishing himself as an excellent shot and tcani|iia cr. Hill IJurkhardl. jerry () " MalIey. and Hob Lindsay, all of the First Class, gave strength to a squad of increasing power. Coach Ripley, a veteran coach with one of the more enviable records in collegiate basketball coaching, continued his re- building program in his second )car at West Point and paced his charges through a most respectable season. By mid-season the team hail piled a list of victories as long as the total garnered in the entire previous season. The team was a Iribiilc lo his coaching ability and to the spirit and talent of the Ami) men. Ca| laiii Mill llanriiin ami ( luaih Kipley. Mlhrmgli oiitniiinliered. Army has ils 4IWII way off the lioanl. 127 H,,l, H,.-,- A Iriiiik SiimIit a rm s liockfN Icam iriti ' ifil llii ' m i ( ilidlciill srlirdulc in imiIcI historx willi un|)rece- ili-nlcd conlidfricc. largfl ilin- 1 llic rfiniirkal)li ' job Cloacli John |{ile liail done in liiiililing a loriiiidablf scxlcl alter slarlinu; coinplfli-h from scratcli lun rars |(r( ' viou K. Micr losing ihc opening game to Providence College. rm licgan lo ino i- lo llic forefront taking in its lridl• I ' riiK rion. iiiliersl. S|)riiiglifld and ollicrs and | crformini. ' i|uile ircdilalih against Mich jiowerdaden teams a iJoslon I ni er il . I{.IM.. ale. and Darlmonlli. |{nt. as ex- |pe(led. till- linale with the ( anailian Ho al lililar College was the climax of a ncce- fnl season. The forward lines of Pislcnma. Schweikcrl. and Hose and Sn (ler. Snead. and I ' homas provided ihal -corinj; |inncli ihal had hecn altno l lolaliv lacking in previous ears. 15oh n. I ' nml Htm: I ' aiizer. Siuacl. luMr. I ' isrrruiia. llo r. Siiv dt-r. ikiii. l ' ;i( linn: ( liil. Kc isrer. (Jraliam. I, tiiIi. I ' liinpori. Husi-. llii Tliciriias. ( !(iaih Riley. Schuessler ( Igr.). iiril lion: (iarneaii. ilklnsiiii. Siliick. Selnvcifier. liilnrv. 12} ' , i Dolph Mayer A Rose perlofrnrd llic " lial Itick. " llial eN ' ntuall led to the downlall of uiilicatcn I ' liniotoii. Mayer, Monolian. and Hugo were the Imlwarks on defense wliile Jolin Aiken ably defended the goal. Aiken hit the high-water mark against Boston University when lie alone savi ' cl more than 40 goals. Vi e can all be justly proud of the perfornianee of Coach Riley, Captain Dave Pistenma, and the entire squad. Next year the schedule continues to includi " the best in the nation and in a very short time Army ' s skaters will head that list. Teil Lynch A SCORKBOAKI) W -K 1,-8 AriiiY Opponents Uick Hovt A Bill SiieaJ A Providence 3 6 Amherst Hockey CIid .5 2 Princeton 5 4 Hamilton 8 Springlield 1 2 IJoston L ni ersit 4 Norwich o 6 Clarkson College of ' i ' echnology 1 5 Middlehury II 6 L. of -Massachusetts 8 1 M.T.T. 8 3 Rensselaer 2 4 Yale n 10 U. of Rhode Island i:{ 1 Dartmouth 1 7 Royal Vlilitar College 5 4 Couili Kilfv and tlaplaiii Dave Fislenma A SCOREBOVRI) W -S .-2 Army l pun I ' ll 1 Swiss G niiiastic Society 663 43 H Vi est Chester State Teachers 63 30 Syracuse 431 52 H U. of North CaroUiia 601 2 451.. Temple 61 H 34H Navy 53 49 Penn State 39 53 Neal Creighton A Entering the season with a winning streak extenchiig lo twenty-six consecutive victories in dual competition, the Gymnastics team, built around hut eight veteran performers, stretched that skein to twenty-eight before dropping a meet to S) racuse. Injuries to such key personnel as team captain George Haas, temporarily pushed out of his tumbling act bv a damaged heel, and Ronnie Johnson, a capable performer on the Rings, forced the team to scramble to maintain its position of supremacy. John Ballantyne and Bill Renner teamed to make the Rope Arniv ' s top event. " Demon " Demand proved to be a strong contender on the Rings, as did Ray Colvin on the Parallel Bars, and Jim Sibley on the Horse. First Classmen Jerry Nicks, Jack Young, Neal Creighton. and Dick Lawrence also served to add strength to the team. Fnint Rmi: oiinp;. Lawrence. Demand. Haas. Mr. Maloney (Coach), Sibley, Nicks, Colvin. 2nfl Row: Capl. Blazina, Davif (Mgr.). Jellison. Moss. Thomson. Eilwards. Ballantyne. Jarl. Charles, Brown (Mgr.). Capt. Bentley. 3rd Row: T ' linkhanser. Renner. Cai| enler. A ii|i. W onlen. Creiglilon. Eih anls. HoosA 131 SCOREBOARD W-6 L-4 T-1 Army Opponents Brown 56 28 Pennsylvania 59 24 Fordham 59 23 Yale 21 63 Colgate 54 30 Harvard 20 64 Lehigh 46 38 Pittsburgh 42 42 Columbia 51 33 Navy 58 56 Princeton 36 48 m ' inoi Icp !! " ni iHBBini Friint Ron-. Lenio. Harper. Fromm. Anderson. Poorman. Keagin, Roth. 2ntl Rutv: Winlrode, Moore. Badger. Egan, Pfaulz, Ehlers, Creath, Chikalla. 3rd Rutc: Pigg. Reniers (Mgr.), Welter, Scott, Wittcried, Lynn, Schmidt, Regnier, Marcus, Under- wood, Staffen, Chalmers (Coach), Major Shea. Captain Jim Pfaiilz A ' Rccofds are iiukIo to lie liroken. Pete itteried and .liin Pfantz liave taken lliese words lili-rall lor the past two years and have delighted in breaking Academy records wliile out- doing each other. ith Kirk Ehlers and a battery of underclassmen supplying tbe additional strength. Army ' s swimmers enjoyed one of their better seasons. Swamping Brown and Penn in the initial outings. Coach Chalmers team rapidly disposed of the onrushing foes. Once again ale and her Olympic punch of McClane and Moore proyed the major stumbling blocks and demolished Army at New Hayen 61-23. This defeat was soon forgotten as Army regained her stride linishing out the se ason in creditable style. With ouh two members of the entire sqiiail graduating anil a strong array of plebe swimmers available for duty next year, big things are in store for the 1954 team. I Kirk lihlers A I 33 I mill Run: Stevenson. Iiirtier. MctiiM ' . HrU. Hink. nf;nilar-Sani ' liez. - ' nil Htm: llaiiM ' ll. Kiilil. Knmlli ' . IlilliiTl. ( lonzleniaii. I- rriliTM-ks, Fappageorge. . ' ir Hnn: I,«»ur . lirnlrs. !aIont ' . Mnnanii. Mnidfll. llirks. i.inrohi. Massev, C-oach ( Iroeteri. Jim McCi-e A I ' rlr ( l Jii lcinan 134 iiiiiy Ofiimnciiis Catholic rni ( ' rsit r 3 Michi Mii Slalf 214 14 S ia(Ut-c 2 6 C.C.N. V. 6 2 r .r Manla.i.l 3 5 l i-im SlMlc 5 3 Slraigbleuiiij; liiiii ii[i iV)r ihe kill Grappling for an advantage Facing a must difficult scliediilc. iiicliiiling teams ol ' sucli stature as Michigan State, Syracuse, and Pennsyhania State, llie hoxing team luutid its work cut out lor il Irom the hcginning. Adding to its (Hfficidties was the loss of Carl Crews, a talented 156-pounder, who suH ' ered a broken llnimh hcl ' orc ihc o|pcniiig oC llic season. Frank Hicks, a reliahle Heavy- weight, was also temporarily lost because ol a damaged ear. JNevertheless. the team stuck to its gims and performed in a most creditable fashion. Captain Jim McGee. a First Class- man lighting in the 139 pound division, poundeil his way to victories in his first two matches of the season, including a win over his opponent from Michigan State. Bill Bell, another niend)er of llic ( iiass of ' S ' .i. also found irlor earh in the season. Vi atching his charges in action. Coach llcrli Kroeten could well he proud of his team that made itscll a [)ower with which to be reckoned. Lincoln bat lies il oul on llie ropps A solid ri lil hook pays off 135 Fi r inorr jtoiiilb fur Ariiiv l l nilcU... A Vale pilliWrfli Syracusf Harvarii Lfbifli PfBisvlva Cornel PfiinSiat I{ hIiii I ' rtTiili A Frnnt Hnw: Fikaris, Renii. Karns JAT. Karns RC. Tebben, War L Vaulekas. 2ii(l Roiv: Tannic Vi ;ilar. Afarlin. Fraleii, Frenrli. Ber " ;. I.iiil r. IIiiil ;s( ii. I ' l ' lko. :trd Raw: Kiilkrr, larliii (Mgr.), Eckharill, Mpiilillo. Keiifni. Srulielil. Lemaiit ki, Midloskcy. SlricklaiKl, (loacli |n»letoii. !vi % J SCOREBOARD -7 1,-3 Army 0[ i xiitcnif Brown 22 10 Yale 16 10 Pittsburgh 6 20 Syracuse 11 15 Har aril 21 « Lehifih 18 b Penns lvania 32 Coluniltia I Cornell 21 3 Penn State 3 23 Tlie end draws near as Army applies ihe pressure Led by several stroii ; and talented returning letternien, the Army wrestling team grappled its wa through a successful season. Dr. 1,. O. Appleton. the team ' s coach, found his burden considerabK lightened hv the return of Captain Bob Karns and the elTeclive and experi- enced Al Paulekas. However, the ever-present shadow of injuries plagued the team from the day of the opening meet. Cerry Tebben. a Yearling of great promise, suffered an injiuN in his lirst encounter and was lost to the team. Dale aid aii l IN-tc l- ' ikaris ium| ed into the breech and performed «cll. to add slrcngtli to the lighter weights. .|err Lodge was a capable and reliable contend -r in the llca ) weight class, grabbing tlic wituiing decision in his first three meets of the car. l I ' aulckas. a particularl) po scrlul pcrlorrnci-. |iro c(l himscll one of the nations outstanding men in the l77-[)ound class. Paulokas upsels all i l Brown ' s plans Captain Boh Karns A and Ciiurli ppli-li n 137 u 1 I I Front Run : Sli ' rr. I,a( luinrc. iM-riiiT. I.aiiclr . (irac r. Milli-r. ScIk.m. 1 ' ;i Wkk : Coach Pasehe. Thomas ( lgr.), Tirri... IniTii.T. Ml an I on. (.llinan. (ialiliiTl. Kilihns. all its. CaUrrl I I ' r. I. Capl. McKenzie (OC). llV );raii- llial coiinl? I...- alli-r A Caj)tain (llill l,ati(lr led hi i teammates into a season wliicli proxed lo lie a |iai ' li iilarl rock) one for the Arm Feneiiig team. The team jiickeil u|i a ielor near tlie heginning of the season bv dropping Fordhani Lni ersil . Iiiit also suffered earl defeats al the hands of " e v ork and I.eliigh I ni ersities. Helurning leller- men inchided Joe W alters and Rnd immer of tlie Kirst Class, who helped lo form the iiiieleus ol llie S(piad. (Mirk (iaherl. Fred oerner. ami Hdl (irace were se eral ol tin ' riicii who pci loi iiied sell for ( loaeh 1ar ' el I ' asclic to add staluie to the lencin;; team. Rinl .iriuiii ' r A sr:oi{i:i{() i{i) v-t r. -5 Ariiiv Ol [ iiii ■n N. .1 . i 2(1 Forilham 17 10 {..■l.ioh 11 16 ( iolimdiia 12 15 l ' emi 1 ariia 5 22 1 lar ard 17 10 { ' riiireliiii 1 1 i:5 l.l. 1. 20 7 a N 7 20 I i IT i Ralph Sanders A Roh Rov McGregor A l arl season victories o er liii;iil ii ' i;arilfil Prineeton and Wil- liams College initiated a lii{;ld sikccssIu! season fur (]oaili l.iel , ()rdlie s raeqnet men. Hnteheson plaved in the number one position ami was slannclily liarked li lour lirst classmen: Captain (]liH Worlln. Kalpli Santlers. John Haskell, and Rob Roy McGregor. These live carried the lirunt of the attack in meeting tlie best the East had to ofl ' er. It will not be an easy task for Coach _ ordlie to find replacements lor- this graduating nucleus. SCOREBOARD W-10 L-2 Army Opponent Trinity 8 1 M.I.f. 6 3 Harvard 3 6 Williams 6 3 I ' rinrcton 5 4 Amherst 8 1 Wesle an 9 Yale ' 9 Fordliam 9 Dartmouth 7 2 Penns 1 aiiia 9 Navy ' 6 3 Coach Nordlic. Clifl w rlliy. (!a| l. Miirpin Fniiil liiiii: Hiilcheson. kyker, McKiiiiii . I Xiiisli ' il. IVier. McGregor UK. I ' ralcr. llnriiliarger. -iid Hoiv: Goacli ISiinllic. Slanlcv. Forman. Haskell. Saii lri . (irili . Niirillie. Favole. (iriililis. Ulggs. 139 T I iiiiii Ktiii: Dillir. I ' rili ' l. Ilaiis. Mason. I lalliriiiaii. Walker. Slullrr. 2nil liiiu: (iax. l ' a|«rciiki. Halvatfjis, Kifsc. Viiiev. hauiiian. Brfikenri(l ; ' . 3nl Kaii: i|;alher (Mj;r.), Major Walermaii, Viiisnn. rii(irn(|Misl, ( ooilwin, Volker. Werner, F, l»ar l, (!i l. Miller. 1. 1. Col. McConnell. Aflcr early season los.ses to lVIar laii(l and Si. .loliirs. Coach Miller ' s rifle team resumed llie ilmin : a s lliat have heeome hahiliial for the Ariiiv sharpshooters. (Captain Gil Volker set a swift pace in leading Arnu lo deeisive ietories over Georgetown. Cit College, and New York. Universit . anil other leading Eastern schools. Ably supphiiig addilicmal fin- power were lirsties Bill Hauman. Hob Breckeiiridge. Ilarrv llaltennan. and Charlie I ' .dward. Scores of 1130 and al) ) e were not oid common in meets al West Point, but were mandalor lor iclor . SCOIil U) H 1) W - ' » 1,-1 Aniiv ()[i[)onci}l M.I.I. 1 12 ' ) 1 122 (reorj;clo N i 1 1 fi 1 1 .!!! 1 I . S. Merc latil Marine Xcadciiu 1 UH, 1 112 . .l . 1 12.) 1 :5.i.i (;.(;. . . 112.5 Mn Coni. ' ll 1118 i.vm t ' ordham 1120 i:57i! C.C.N. Y. 1 120 1 :»{. ' ) Mar land 1 HI. 1137 jN a 1424 1 120 Team (japlain (ill Volker A Lil ' i ' : T Well III I ' loiit with :22(l variU: to : Swiiigiii " iiUi llir lliini anil liiial liiile Loosening ' up on I ar{;fl Hill I ' iplil Corp? Sipiail form nirans inlraniiiral ir lories FALL B. T POINTS IVice a week 1530 asseinbl tiieanl Init one thing to all non- C )i[)s Siiiiad iiifinhers — I NTKKM L KUKR. Out of the saek to aihl ahiahle prestige ami Bankers Tropin points lo iIk- (•onipan " s inlraniiiral laniiing was the plea. Mthoiigh onl fall and spring sports were compulsor . winter intrarniirals rapiiih approached that status. Since l! I teams were eonipleliK on I li I lei I in Id ililferent sports with new eipiipiueril. e ei one hail ample op|ii rliunt lo learn and enjo an sjiorl lie chose. The calihre ol | la iinpro ed 142 Tlie rums get up iiv tlic air Off ou the (iual leg COLD WEATHER REFUGE treinenili»usl tluriiig our lour ears and man .stainloiits progressed to the intercollegiate ranks. Spirit was paramount and injuries were frequent as all companies fought for the Bankers Trophy, symbolic of intramural su[ireniac . MauN OrderK Rooms were decorated with trophies and plaques and the LSCC was ample reward for individual effort. Ml-star tournaments were the linal incentive for the fortunate few. Inlrannuals adequately perlormcd its mission of conditioning, recreation, and education. Otis plays one off the wall for M-1 Slugging il out for thai Inlrain ural |«alih Set il up! 143 Slutlviny liar i on I ' dnt ' dav iiifilil Mllioiijrli lice time was al a |(Tt ' mi ini anil the ii-a anil (iii ' aik ui-ri ' close coinpelitors. inatn of ns look tiic |iiii;riiiiagt ' from (In- green walls durinu; tliose lew »|)are hours lo take a l antage ol our abundant athletic facilities. Uelalield, the golf course, and the tennis courts were the natural retreats during warm weather, while . ' milii Kitik and llic ski slope gave us ihc winter |)la ground alnios- |)lii-re. Those inevitable P.E. tests ini-ant but one thing to all gel in shape! The special exercise room was worshijiped b a lew. despised b) man), but visited by all. i ow we are read) to " take leu. " " n.l 11 l- (it rl- oil irtor ori ' l.ini I- Ski l»»|t( yi in II in- ilr- ' : 1 TU n r. l ' iil 144 TS I jail lh( saii ]ttt from llif jBtajenfiiiir iir f. anil I •fjther.»liilf nxmilaliii " - ihijj lo all- niltl« " ' " ' ' 3lctitiities i Editors : James F. McCluskey Richard L. Durham Lloyd W. Boothby •rwr y f The most ceci cha the post Wojjd ar II enip but h Tli Bqrdern 9ol Ji«er niustiknow n internatioft affairs. y how to fight wars, o|. United S fites Jnter national rations; fMf f=:m. tat I Xx.V Ojnical aspects % -: »K «Tr! 5 i r conomics International delations Social Sciences m U Itein nulla fllll ' lll: fa(li CLASS OFFICERS llfnr i. ClIemtMils President George F. Williams Treasurer Kayinoiul J. ImiiimijI I iee-PresidrnI James G. Donahue Historiiiii Kobt ' it ( ' .. Kaiiin SeeretarY James II. Harris Athh ' tie Representative The Class Offirers lia e beoa selerted to i ' oiiii the mieleus of a post-graduation (unetion of tlie Class of l ' ).S3. It is eii isione l (hat the s[)iiit of the class eaii lie niainlaiiied ami idiiliruied ihroiigh the close contact of its nienibers antl through class reunions. I ' lie officers are responsible that the Class of 1953 fullills its obligations as a graduate class of Vi est Point in the continuance of the ideals learned at the Acadeni and for the maintenance of class fellowship. Front Row: Eineigl RS, Clements HE. 2nd Row: Harris JH, Donahue J(;, Karns RC. Williams (il ' . 145 I ' niiil Kiiir: ViinilcrMcri l{(;. Kailon HI ' ,. an ili ' ii Bcr r EK (Soirrtarv ). Crosliv |{I, ((Ihairinaii i. I ' olli-r Kk. (Viic ( liainiian) Min-l.-.l,,rl ' l ' l). II.- K . Ila I.li.ck J II. _Vi, l „ii: ( looper J II. Bo le Kl). Uaxis 1)1 ' . Hon,- ,|(;. E IktI (;I,. Waters (, . Suplizio FE, lluleliinson CB, I ' imental J, Chojnowski MX. 3rd Huw: Stuarl JR. Kahl KG. Martin DK, Ellis GH, Sullivan LR, Greely LG, Biggerstaff AC. HONOR COMMITTEE The llonuf Coniniittee of 1953 was elected during third class year. The newK elected Coimiiillee remained inactive until second class year. This year was a period of preparation for the time when we wumIiI lake ehariie. s a committee we oriented the ( lorps. inler|)reted and moililied the (lod ' . The duties oi the (ionutiillee were well done uilh the ktiuwledi-e that llie ideals of Honor had heen ii|)helil lor lioili those who have " one ahead and those who follow close behind. % jm ' GENERAL COMMITTEE riie General Coinmitlee takes great satisfaction in its jol) of representing!; the Corps li handling nian complaints and voicing the Corps ' opinions to the Tactical Department, the Cadet Store, the Thaver, and the lanndry. Norm Delbridge directed debates on everything from the Class Club TV sets to the new summer uniform. Fiiiiil lioit: Haas GA, Brophy ,1,1. Jewell WM, Sctiueosler JM. Marli.i KN, Prter HC, DeLiiea At " . Leonard RE. _Vi. l „u: ' I .lengel WW, Mc- Kemia Tl , l.ohrii GG, Del- liricl e N(;. ((Chairman) Has- kell .Ill.Sililev JS, lilev ih le(.iuskev.lF. 3r «ou: ' Hei- herg ER. ' I ' hillips JC, Gay KV. (;rum AF, Rush EJ, Briiisko JA, Wells AD, Jack- son CB. The Policy Committee of the Class of 1953 re- vised and had published the current edition of the Fourth Class Customs and Traditions pamphlet. The purpose of the Committee is to standardize the loiirlli class system anil to supervise the ap- | lication of it. POLICY COMMITTEE Front Ron: (llemenls HE, (Chair- man) Bamlierrv JR. taiek LI ' . Llndholm T. Endler JR. Barrel! SB. Ramsa ) . 2n l Ron: Mex- ander KL. Cooper JO, Haves AL. Hille WW, Coehran RW, Jones JE. :inl Ron: Hanly BB, Parks JW, Goelz ] j. Nerone FA, Speir MT, Bauman WF. 14: -n Front K.m: Davis )K. Davis W U. D.iili.nn Kl.. Ki.-.l DK. lluiUer II W. Bur.l.sliau W H. W alker K. 2,1,1 l „„: Rniiliiall i. S.hwWlzer GE, Graliani IK;, van den Berg Kk, Lcmmaii (J. Noll W W , laher JP. ESCORT AND TICKET COMMITTEE The most iin])i rlui)l sf ' r ice nnilcrcil 1( ilic Escort aii l Pickt ' l ( ! iiiiriiil Icr is llii ' riiiiiisliiiig of cadets to act as guides lur iiieinbers ot visiting athletic teams and delega lions. Each gronp is as- signed escorts by company re{)resenfali ( ' s. mak- ing the visitors ' stay more pleasant and inl ' orma- tive. In addition, this committee works to pr ) idc tickets to cadets for est Point ' s athletic contests. Before the initial shock of plehe academics had uoiii ()H. the King Committee had started its work. Designing the class crest anil tlic jiahn-sidc design »ere the lirst accomplishments. Ml the «a through to the awarding of the contract was hard uork. The culmination of this work «as King Weekend. We received our rings, and top|)ed off the weekend with an unforgettable Ring JJancpiet and Ring llo[). I ' r„„l l ,i,r: Dawson K K. Sniilli nil. Waters (;D. Linil- sa ,lli. Kani.-ay DV (Chair- man I. llaiiiniMnd Cl (Vici-- Cliairniaii). I ' l-rkluini III). Hailcr III;. i;,il,ank .| . I.av- I T (; 1 (Si-ir Mar ). 2,i,l Hull: I ' il tsininicins EL. .Sov- ornSH. Hoffman T. KoicTC. karns K( ), Corprcw (;W. lc- l, -nnan SC. Boolhl.y IA . k(Tnian l{. I ' erlow IT. Iloyl I ' M, Wioifra SV. RING COMMITTEE 14H Gerry Dresner (I ' holo Kdilor). Uoli Muns (Assor. I ' holo Kililor) Front Kuu-: Horner UI). Donahue JG, Elllman RP. 2nd Ron: Jarrill JP. Dresner GE, Graham HG, Jewell M, Davis RR, Rogers RF. Muns RII. Dresner and the Pholo Staff Rogers and ihe rl Staff THE HOWITZER 111 liiliiri ' i ' ;u iIh ' men ul . " ). ' 5 will s|irr;i(l lo all rorncrs ol llic glolic. cl llial Hash of lilf liiat fach spciil iD ' cllicr is iiiaikcd li a | cominoii 1x111(1 in iiifiiiorics. llic class riiif. ' . ami llic ll ) Ji liK. ( )iir |Uir|)ose was to [Mi ' Sfiil Id tlif class a (iiiidcnscd cision of llicir lour years in uonis and ])ictiiies thai would lie a livinf; |iarl ol ' llicin. The HOW I r IlK was a cliall ' n ;c: wt had to give it personal. all-incliisi c and lasting form. Helping us to achieve this were main hard working underclassmen: H.dliXS. our piih- li licr: and lr. Krasncr. our ad ertising agent. We want the men ol liiis class, llicir friends and relati es lo use the llOVt ITZKR ollcii. Whal went into the IK »W ITZKR of S:?? ( »ur slall accciitc.l I. ids and alter careful consideration decided on a pulilisher. We then started the groundwork. Hog I ' llman was the hraiiis for the la out. and l)a c Horner kept him within limits on linaiices. Hoi, R, ( rl Editor) 150 llarl C;. Graham (Ailveitisin Manager) ami William M. Jewell ((lirouUuioii Manager). Kiiharil U. Davis (Assoriale Eciilor) ' TOrs «( ilif l ' l»ITZER, ' n l leraoD J be a li iii r y lo jivf li In afhievt S?. m put «Ml ike nin jiirple ' l ii • kJ ' eli ' Horner anil the Business Staff Ellmaii and the Editorial Staff Km Dawson. Spikr Flerlzlirini. and Don Norris IJMi McClu-k.-v. Kil K.M-,1. I)i,k Diirliarn. .umI H,iI, vcr5 Harl Graham ami Mill .ji ' ucll had lo |pi »liict ' iIidsc I ' luiils. ,|(rr Dresner kept scores of |ii ((rTiiiif; (lirough. For art we ralird |{i l) Rogers: for )|( w ' callfd Dick Da is. Jim Dorialim- held llie reins of this groii|i. Tlicii we hroke the hook inln sections. Hoots Boothby. Ed Reed, Spike Flerlzheiin. Don Norris, Giis Scinveil er. Dave Lodwick, and Bob Ayers to style and poHsh. Vie came out a donhic winner: weVe proud of onr hook, and Iia e a iiltle |)riiilcr ' s ink in our bones too. Dave L (Uvi " k ami (iU ' iiii .Sclnseilzrr MaMiii and llic I ' lches 152 an ip-l ' if Front Row: Joliiis .|F„ Simkc, I. (;aiii|il).ll WJ. (aiiliam Tli. OCi.niinr ML. Ji„l Hon: Sic.l)li( k II ' . SiMMiricr I ,. Williams TE, NealClt. I!aiii-iv 1 ) . ' I ' ,,« rwrnil { . .inl Kuic Mil ),,nalcl .) K. SafL-r MK. F, lilorial Staff I ' niiil Kiiii: Siiiikii M I I iclinn l ,(lilr r). Ncal CO (l.a (.lll lldilor). i ' n l Koir: Hainscy l) (lliiiiior Kdilor). lormanvo OCoQikfoii Mvisorontb wworUa- I ' Diplwllok " ililsofBufki nlkGreal ilario tie M( tave »e pase ' ■iwouldlil, «»;etanili ' " ) Coinpani lame, .(.on I " wmajaziD. ■i «f no ti " wtkevha, 1 POINTER Circulation Stall John .Scol.lifk (Ailv. M-r.) anil Kronshoin Sales Staff For mam i ( iis on the POINTER Staff this has been a year of ups and downs — from our seventh floor office in North Area to our OC on the fourth floor of the West Academic Building to the Art Advisor on the fifth floor of Washington Hall we wandered. But our work was not in vain: we charged on toward our goal and at- tempted to keep the Corps and its public well informed. From the wilds of Buckner came John Lovell ami Mood. Robin, Ml Outlaw, then the Great Horned Owl. anil, from the Mighty Midgets of A-2, Mario the Monke . All of these we have faithfully reported: nor have we passed up the Great God A-Squad. One thing the Staff of 1953 woidd like to leave with the Corps is that the POINTER is no stronger and no better than the support that you, Joe Ducrot, of Any Company, USCC. give it. While it is true that only a few- names go on the mast, those do not constitute the entire staff of your magazine. With this final word, the departing Staff bows out and wc now turn it o er to ' ' - with no advice given, because we know tlicN lia e their own ideas for the coming year. (l( OMM..1 ML. Saffer MR. Johns JE i lirsl R„h: l.ariirnir J 1 1 . Kicc l)K. ()li (,K. .Slia» l)K, mlivm l{(;. l ' i Row: Seiglc J V. Haskell Jill ' . Haves [0. kincai l KC, Leonard KE. THE DEBATE COUNCIL Otii GK. Have, MO Seiple ,T, Shaw DE 156 i I -vft) ' TTie Co TZZI Araskog makes his point The West Point Debate Council, numbering one luurlh ol llie Corps, conducts many activities during tbe year inchiding the annual West Point National Debate Tournament. Speech and re- gional oratorical courses are held as parts ol the national competi- tion. Cadets contribute to a fund liich sends Council teams na- tion-wide. Tbe Vt est Point Forum, foiu ' hmidrcd strong, reflects the grow- iiig cadet interest in being well informed on current foreign and domestic problems. The Forum, through informal talks by promi- nent leaders and many small discussion groups meeting once a week, studies such subjects as foreign policy, the causes of war, and today ' s conflicting ideologies. L)et ' [i tiiiiikers Forum visitor willi ideas Simko needs no rostrum 157 Cu.,-.! jn l ImmhII.- Io. The General has a iheory Kiiiiiul lalilf discussion Guest speaker al llie liaiiijuet f y 158 Top level discussion The fourth annual Sludctil Conference on U.S. Affairs (SCUSA IV) was held here from 3 to 6 December; students and senior ad- visors from fifty-one leading colleges and universities took. [lart. During the four day conference, the delegates attended plenary sessions, where they were addressed 1( distinguished speakers, and round table meetings, where the) discussed the main topic — " A U. S. Policy Against Soviet Commimism. " They also toured the Post and visited classes. STUDENT CONFERENCE OF UNITED STATES AFFAIRS IV I ' ancI of experts Everyone has liis turn How the other lialf lives J I 159 MORTAR Fresh out of Plebe year and ready for the " deadbeat " ; we headed for Buckner. To insure the memory of the en- suing months, we published the " Mortar. " Our first fling in the fleld of journalism, the " Mortar " went a long way in uniting our class. Front Rim: Filrli J, Durham RL (Assix ' iale Editor " !. Knox JR (Eilltor). Donahue JG (Managing Editor), Jewell W. 2nd Row: Drew FM, GoeU JL. piliWiii ' " ! ' . -iJ.-Kpiumui I, ....!qfp||p|p|pp|p BUGLE NOTES BUGLE NOTES, the " plebe bible, " is published an- nually, giving the Corps a condensed collection of history and facts concerning the Military Academy. The BUGLE NOTES gives the plebes the background material they need for their training as new cadets. To cadets ' outside friends, it provides a picture of the traditions and missions of the Military Academy. lliePti lCii Tliiw th ikl llif laii reporl llial Iwl " . ibfl coupliiols ' TlifCailf anilliishoiD afliie enifn Thf [Vl rlas-e iiiflu Cadel Jdlir El) Gecr HI ' (Advcriiilng Managt-rl, Fiala CJ (Editor), Khvni- IIH ( C.iri idalion Man- ager), Semerjian S (Business Manager). m wwwpyfw iiuiiii ' wjiJW.uy i ' n ' M riM i t il i e imH W— tlW :av Caiiliuni TK, Biirdeshaw WB, Van Ucuseii I ' l ' ' , Siliioeiler RL, Burns JJ. Members of the West Point Golf Club do more than just play the Post Course; we also indulge in a form of moimtain climbing. Those who are able to keep out of the ravines in the rough find that the fairways cover steep enough hills. The club was j)roud to report that this year no one was beaned in the " tee to njugh com- bat " , though we must confess to several near misses and numerous complaints from officers. Tiic (lailcl I ' ublii- Informalion Detail is the link lietween a cadet and his hometown newspaper. All publications concerning a cadet ' s achie cmcnls at West Point are released b the Di ' tail. The Detail consists of more than one hundred (•a lets ol all classes including a Sports Section which co ers ( lor|)s Squad events, ( adet .joluisou. Major Pappas. and Colonel I, ear supervise the Detail. Fniiil How: Endler JR. Jolniscn JK. Morliin I,C. 2iul Rinv: Davis l :i). I ' llch JB, Sullon W.l. ' 1 ' lioni|.s(.n IIB. Siliweilzer GE, Arm Inn l{. Laundry ME. PUBLIC INFORMATION DETAIL GOLF CLUB Par for llie course Donahue JG (Chairman) I ' flhfrl ;L (Leailcr) I mill Hiill: Smilh Kl.. Davis 1:D. Donahue .)(;. Martin KN. Sneail K. 2nil linn: Fio Rilo W A. Rice Dk. Tallev CE. Lindsav JK. :inl Knii: Slinsou W C. Bel au S . Bat- tle BK. nil " . Hi» I.e. Hi.k. Ki:. Ilatri W II. .Ull Hoir: l.aurenre K I )- lr(iinn CI " . l...f;;;ins K.V. (itli Kmr: W nhli.iia W L. IVlerson I ' H. Toil, I 1 . I ' it: ,11.. HOP COMMITTEE Tlie ll |) ( oiniiiiltcf was one of the verv first ixr iii| s eleeted to represent llie (llass of )r ' . From tliose first wonderful [larties oC l ' lel)e Christmas until thai final " Vrnn Hliie " of (Jrailiiation Hop. tile Hop (lommitlee [)lamie(l and snper ised all of oiir soeial a li - ities here at West Point as well as those dnrinj; om ' Summer Training. Utilizing the old hands to the maximiiin and with the helj) of some fine plebe talent, the Dance Orchestra com|(leled one of its most successful years. Highlights included the first informal hop last October and the tri]) to the I SO in i ew York (_lil . DANCE ORCHESTRA (JL. Jr. (Leader). 2iiri Koif: Stephenson JK, SI Groshans K(J, Lane JF. Pleming ?S . Fiseher KF, Bavaria EG. Moore JtJ. 3rit Rinv: Thomas JE. MeDonald JR. Smith I S. Itli Riiif: Farringlon JS. Meloy (JS. Kolov ski RV. kinnie IG, Peterson JF . CW ( » rison ML. Jr. (()Hicer-in-( harge), Linlia JEl (Business [anager). Dean RL (Assistant Leader). ' " ti £: ■ ■■■ ' ■ ' ' li «.« ' «IL 1953 Glee Club GLEE CLUB llif 125-voire Cadet GU-c Club has the reputation if lieing one of the nation ' s most colorful and musicall adejit. A. Barry Drewes directed again in 1953. assisted by Cadet Director Dan Christman. Its spirited songs have entertained audiences in Car- negie Hall, on radio and tehn ision. and at national charit bene- fits. The annual Christmas and June Week Concerts, besides the iiiipruin|itu recitals, have made the Glee Club " the Corps Own. " Highlighting this ear ' s activities was a concert at the Waldorf- Astoria in IVew York, to open the March of Dimes cani[)aign. The chib also sang at veterans " hosjtitals and at the iNew ork lhletie Club. Dan Chrislinan, Oireclor Hi lirif " Iriinl Itdit: Sielterl I J (Property lanai;» ' r). ri)wnscii l KA (Vice-Presiileut). Kcii;crs KF (I ' rrsiilciil ). Ilarii- moml CI, (Biifincss Manager). Vofirl SJ (l)ireelor). Neal CO. (;ray L. 2n I Run: Binlil.r N W . I ' lircell II. JohnsDii ] . Kaplan RL. Lounian C.I. h ' ilasela H I. Kuinhoni h OH. ckerman Ml. ' .hii Hiiu-: (!lit ' es C. Crerar .111. Kears JT. Heed K. W ulihena W L. IVeimark (i . MKiovern IK. Hole PC. Ue« l,C. Roger. V (I ' resideni) I " ( ilirisliiias ( iaml i After various summer activities, the members of the Dialectic Society got together for their 1952-1953 season. The lirst we heard of them was in October when the touring Broadway Show, KISS ME K.ATE, made such a smash hit. After an equally successful presentation of BRIGADOON, the approaching Christmas season was brighten ' d li the Society ' s own itrocjiiclion of Dickens ' A CHRISTMAS CAROL. Then as the dark days of gloom perio.l were passing, the brightness of " 53 " s .lunc Vt eek was brought to mind by the annual lOOth MGHT SIIOW. Willi the script and music written l) our own l) s. it ina nc cr make I?roadwa . but its sparkle will always he remembered by the gang who made it. and by those who saw it. As June eek approached, the Society put on the finishing touches, and closed the record book on another brilliant chapter in its 92 years of history . . . ■aiiti riiiiifi iMitli I r(i She deserves it The cast ' Kiss Me Kate ' ' Rohind llie srrnes r r v H M 1 - 3 J k - - m Sliherl, Birchler. Re» (Chairinaii). Tallf SPECIAL PROGRAMS Willi sucli (■iilcrlaiiiriicril as Uiiilii- inger. lec ' I ' eiiiplclun. and the ever |ii |piilar I ' .clilic " hit il l)o s " Coiiilon, llie Sjiecial Program (loininittee did iiiiirli this ear to hrighten the gloom [period. I.ee Rcw and Kd Talley. head- ing the commilli ' e. had lo light liiidgel y ' ■ ' lr9 ' " limilalioiis. Iiiil llie slill managed lo f 1 ( ( ' ■ = L j seeun ' a well-roiirideil [program ol |p p|h V v liveh and so[phi lieale(i enterlainmenl. Norm Birchler. hcmse manager, and Fred Siebert, stage manager. h llieir constant work out front and back stage, insured the success olcNerN |)resentation. The programs presenti-d this year produced lirii ' . di ersilied. et inexpensive entertainment l pr the Corps. The ! )f I ' aur lnfanlr ( ' .Imrurt TIlc ' I ' lln-f Sii USMA Band—Parade of Name Bands Mec ' IViii|p|rh I u ln,nl Koir: MllonI W !• . Jr., Harll.lt RG. Phii.ps l{, l{ams{;ate CE. Jr. 2n(l K m: llellzke K.S, Haves AL, Thomas S l. Jr., Davis RR. Schweitzer GE. W heeler HP. Jr.. Manfre I.E. Each month (hiring the academic year guest lecturers speak and hold discussions on mathematical theory and its practical application for the forty members of the Cadet Mathematics Forum. The subjects are chosen by the cadets and are designed to broaden their knowledge of this fascinating subject. Much of the Forum ' s success can be attributed to the excellent guidance from the Department of Mathematics. MATHEMATICS FORUM RECORD LENDING LIBRARY The Kccord Lending I ihrary has twenty members. These men operate the " Rh thm Room. " where cadets may draw records and albums for their use. It is also the Tjibrary ' s responsibility to maintain the record ma- chines in the Vt capons Room and Hotel. Front Riiiv: Choate SE (Vice-Presitlenl). Hart LV (Presideat), Pappageorge J(;. 2ii,l R„ir: Shi.rt RB, Matthias JS, Bedell NH (Secretarv). lb: Frntit Row: Lowrv MJ. Norris DW, Robbins GW (Presidenl). (Iboale Sr (Sccrelarv). Npal CO. 2nd Row: Zimmer LS, Thomas S l (Vice- l r.si,l -nl). lio an I)L (Treasurer), Greer RS. Parshall G. Rhoiles EL. Wilson J U. I ' oriiicr Sij. ' na! (lorjis ukmi and liani operators liaM- a liomc a va IVoni liunic in the Katlio Club. You can lintl llic-ii ' nicti in lilt ' IMili Division loachinfj: otlicr caflets to M ' nd and receive code, lalkiiii; lo Australia, or just idly ruining the rece[)lion on cadet radios. RADIO CLUB Hobbins (; (l ' n- i,l,-nl) WPAH SPORTS STAFF l ' oin-in : prose and [)atler into the rnicroplioiie. llii ' niend)ers of W .P. .H. sports stall regularly rcporf llic arioiis Acadenn s|)orling events. Tlicir [ila l( pla descriptions of iiii " s athletic contests arc ollcrcd to cadcis «lio arc conliiicd lo llic hospital. Freyer (;|. SmmIim ()( i. I,i).l»irk 1)1. McFaull .1,1. 168 ART CLUB Severn SB Front R ih: Porlcr KJ. McKeiina TP, Drum LT, Severn SB, Berindge KB. r :mllers JH. 2iul Hmr: Turner OC. Frnrknal ES, Matsumnlo GK. Slrus- KB. Howkiu. .11). Hoyl W 1 ' . Ilork Wll. l,ivesay T.l. Claylou ,|B. 3rd Rtnv: Farringlon J F, kaiser KA, Gill R, Bossharil KC Weaver KL, Wray RO. High in ashiugton Hall, so high thai iil an art enthusiast woulil i-iiliirc. mui can observe beginners and talenteil artists working. The winners of the Art Club ' s yearly contest are prominently (hsphneil in ihe Weapons Room (hn-ing the spring months. CAMERA CLUB The Cadet Camera Club aehieved its goal during the past academic year. Oiu " many experiences varieil from classes in darkroom proc ' lnre to " shooting " live models in New ork. I ' lans loi- ncu opiipmcnt and more lim are read lor next year. S, ' I it Frant Rini: McCirefiiir T. Ki.lilinan K(.. Sehroeilir RL. Sliger DR. Walker FN. Durham Rl.. ! ' » K.». . Canham TR. Fileli ,IH. Drew FM.Colvin W R.Sul- liin J. Morton J E. Speir MT. Norris D . Zim- nier ES. Vigilar GR. Rears JT. Filasela BM. Jewell W l. (; etz JE. Cooper JO. Eook — II works 169 MODEL RAILROAD CLUB jdlllisdii I ' W. IV v r (;.l. McKiilllcv W ' l ' Knapp MK. I ihI.V«....,I I X alliir I ' G (i ' resiilciU), Laiidic-lli JK. MODEL AIRPLANE CLUB Biggerslaff AL (l re!.iil iic l. I.hIiI 1 ( iie-Fresiileiilj. Kainsgale C E lla iiij; tri(i nl an f lfiisi e la oiil ircjiii I ' Orl luislis, comprisiiif; a|i|M(( iinately 35 locomotives and 200 cars, the Model Railroad (Muli is growing rapidly. Active work liegaii al llie new location in the Post Power Plant. During June U eek. with 27 operators, we showed our annual exhiltition. In their Kiding Hall den a lew ll happ lanalies cut wood and pa{)er. add glue and produce, thev sav. replicas ul planes, (lonie sjjring lhe an ' lound on (llinlon or llowze Field mid gasoline fumes and roar ol iMigines llvin ' r thi-ir crealions. I ' niiil Kou: Viiiiii}; K , King CB. . ariis UK. iilliis HI- ' . Jiiil lioir: Kricksim l ' (;. Diensl ) . V(mmIs SK. Menlillo l,R. lia ' land .1 K. (Jrccn I . Hnl Row: Tawes KM. (;all.iwav KM. Williams J. Mall .1 . .S,irl..r I! W . Sli.an KK. , Kmv: Agalher K(;, T.aniln-lll ,)!{. lam,- .1 1{. Ila K. |,,l,riM,n l!l.. W all.r IC h ' riml Htttv: Williams TI ' , While KN. Lar(jueiiirnl IIW. 2iiil Run: Schmi.ll UK. Haa= GA. Jr.. Haves AL, Neilson i.C Keniier WD. The Ordnance Club has man) a li ities in spite of Hmitefl faeihtie-s. J ' hese inehide imli i(hial and gronji study of weapons, work on [leisoiial arms. reniodelin ; of automotive equipment, and lectures and discus.sions h visiting experts. Since its start in l ' )S(). the (ladet Kifle ( " luli has ex- panded membershi| and facilities to hecorne one of the 4 ; J most popular activities. It has done well in competition %, with teams from the New York area and |)rospects are good for a better vear in ' 53. ORDNANCE CLUB I.aBrash Builds His Own Car Fnmt Row: I ' aprooki TH. Kimlpall I)S. Volker CA (I ' residoni). Edward CEH (Sec- retary). 2n l Rim: Agallier VG. Allan Vi L, McGee ,1.1. The Firini; Line RIFLE CLUB 171 PISTOL CLUB ,„, Uoir: S.lm.Mli DM, Vose PC (Vice-Presiaeni). Fisher SH. Milev ,1 !• ( I ' li-liliMil ). 2,1,1 H,i„: Drake MI). Fiillor F.E. Poleal .1 (Treasurer). WilliuT IK (Serr.lar ). Vesser 1) . K le l.C. .W li„i,: (iraliam IK;. llar.lv .IS. nil K.m: Barker J F, Williams IF. While KM, Crcar JA. Haves AL. rilc I ' ishil (IImIp is or ' aiiizril In [irorriolr irilcrcsl in {lislol iiiai k niaMslii| in iIk- ( iiirjis ' nl ( lailcts anil l loni- |)cle ill intercolleirialc alhlrtirs. lalrlics vvith Li.S.. .. ., U.S.C.G.A., U.S.M.M.A.. M.I. ' I ' .. C.rn.ll. an.I the Roval Canaflian Militarv ( ailcrnv niailr u|( iin ' I ' . ' )2- l " ). ' ).5 -.hediile. W alkiiijr down I ' havcr Road on a Sunday allcrnoon. one inight ihink it was .lnl fowrlh l)ecanse of all tlio shootinn; being done by thi- skecl cluh. The I ' liilt [iraetices twice a week and liiionii ' s. even lor liic licsl coiniM ' ti- liipii. a loiijih team lo heal. Open Season Oea.l Fve EET CLUB l-,iiiil Kuii: Haas (I (Seerelarv). ii-[ l) . K.,rl I.I, (Treasurer). Wilson .11). :. ' ri. liiii,: ' lafi arl SW. Halhuilvne .11). SlleanI III. Ken ie liU (I ' re-i.leiil). I!a»- linson W i:. (iro-liaiis |{(,. II irriion ( ' .(.. CHESS CLUB IJt ' ep ' [ ' liiiikcrs Dennis 1) , Dinilsios (i.l. I ' avne El). HclluMi.oiiil M A. H ) .s - (;i), l ' ;llMl.-r Wr. Mcl .rhor KC. The Clicj s (Hull |irii iilrs cxlriKniricular relaxalioii. C )iii|pclili(Hi is ciicoiirajicd I)) a laddor willi a prize i ir the winner. Contests witli nearh schools and eluhs pro- n f variet and increase interest. The Weight Lifting Club is organized primarily to further the ph) sieal prowess of its members. Much train- ing equipment is at hand for members. The club de- velops strength and cn luranee, enabling the individual better to perform in oilier athletics. I J WEIGHT LIFTING CLUB Jones MC (Secretary). Nuller RH (Viee- I ' residenl), Tighe CJ (I ' lesidenl). Alhro AS (Treasurer). 173 Fnmt lidii: Miidhclm XT. Dawson KE (Presidenl ). Rkli 1{(; ( V i c-Presi Ienl ). Lai lam HI. 2nil l „n: Hogg J , I ' orler RJ, Schweitzer GE, Hayes AL, Tomlingson PI). Ramsgale CE. tt SKI CLUB The est I ' oiiil Ski ( iluli ulTi ' is (lie ( ioriis of (ladcls ami llic [) )St |ict:-iimirl a (■lian( ' li ski and lolidi jiati iti line cleared slopes and for those willi more iiUeri ' l llian abilit it oilers expert instruction on slopes suitable lor llicir iiidi idiial progress. Among its varied facilities are included a ski lodge and l lull length ski tows. The Ski Club also sponsors the West Point Ski Team and ski patrol is lormed from its memberslii|) to safeguard the slopes. Front Run-: Carroll JL. W alcrs DG, Kaplan KL. Dillor K . Jiid Kmi: McGregor T, llokomhe TW, Stuarl JR. Ramsgate CF . Ellriiaii Rl ' . SAILING CLUB alers UG (I ' resident) The main Sailing Cliil) a( ' ti il is iniercollegiatc sail- ing competition. Tlie clul) jiraclices ilaily in the spring, hra ing tlie Hudson. Slipping awa lioiii West Point on weekends, llie lra el to Kings I ' oinl. M.I.T.. the Maritime College, or Annapolis. The Cadet Fishing Cluh is made u|i ( iippcrclass- men interested in fishing, and outdoor life. Vhr hd) provides equipment, boats, and camping shelters lor members desiring weekend trips to the arious lakes on the reservation. Front Ron: Rears JT. Zimmer LS. Breutiiall H. Birihler NW. Remers RT, Schmidi DR. Iallliias NA. Jr. I ' irf Roiv: Morton JK. Golonna (iS. Ramsgale CE, Jr., Baioii WG, Sugg RH. Pur-liie WP, Ehlers OK. Da% Is RR, Liiuoli. RH. Birchler NW (Presitlenl) FISHING CLUB Ill The Drink r.. i( l ,,ii: ..-rk.-l I l ( Iri-aMiii-r I. Coloiina (;S (I ' re. ideiil ). Killers (»k (Viee- I ' reslilenl). 2n l l{„i,: Wells () ' ! " . Dowliiic; I). Noah l . Biirkhanll W . Bi(i.sir.i|) (;i ' , Saiciieii ii:. rill- alir I ' lilu ( iliili iuiii|ilclfil its lirst season in llir Kasliiii I iili ' i( ' ollei;iali ' Vi atcr Polo Conference iinile- lealeil in i-oiiren-iiie |ila . Ilic cliili riiirlieil llic cliarii- pionship l) liealinf: Maiiliallari (lolleffe 18-2. l- ' oiir ineniiiers were on the (lonlerence Ml Star Team. The Handball Cliil) (le clops skill in hanilhall Itv lioiilini; many matches anil loiirnaments earlv. Matn matches are pla eil with oilier colle ;es. anil each car the cinh sponsors the West I ' oiiit linilalional Tourua- inenl. leaturin ; main Eastern schools. WATER POLO CLUB HANDBALL CLUB rv Fiiinl Hull : Slew an KH. Davis .1 (Treasurer). Kaufman LS (Viee-1 ' resiilenl). ' I " it. ' lle (;,l (l ' resi(leiu). olliij; TC i. (Seerelarv) lliihnan CKK. Jnd Hon: I ' elo- i|iiiii DB. Si.veni SB. Beveriil-e KK. Jones Jl ' . Tanlin ' N. Saleliell Ml,. f r r riif Cheerleader-Miilc Rider SqiiatI was formed in earl Sep- leniber of 1952. Men of all classes worked long hours to build Corps spirit. In addition to leading the Corps in cheering throughout the ear, the S((uad did a line joh of planning the rallies and cercnionies for the a game. The Corps Spirit is the main factor in deter- mining how well the Squad did its work — and that Spirit was excellent. Kal)l)le Rousers Hrentnall. Marlin. anil Fisher MULE RIDERS AND CHEERLEADERS Lungs of Brass Andrews LS (Head ( :iu ' ei leader). Thomas K.I. Ke ii .lds VV. Uir .ier OK. Slinson ( 1, Durham K L. Viererk IvV. — — i— WWgTtf ■■II iiiuitggga»x ■■ 1 177 □ LA PRENSA m M ChainluTs Kl,. uilar Saiu-Iioz KH (Viri-.l ' rcsident), Sal aili)r l{l, (Sri-- relaiy). Kllmaii Rl . ll.ilcomhe ' I ' . Aniiina (Presiilenl). (Joii .aU-s Rl) (ViccPrcsideni), Rice l)K. Vifiilar GR. Hethencourt MA. FOREIGN LANGUAGE CLUBS Fniiil Uiiii: SrhaeflVr IIS. Hiifilics BC. Huil.i CM. (; .nzale . Kl). Shaw H. Tarilifl AN, Bclheiuoiirt l . 2tiil lidiv: Clay SW. Schroeder HI.. KiiNii JN, Lucas AC, Larson 1) 1. RllUlKT I.B. ■ ' »« lion: Toiirhslone SM, Ricl- sirii|) (;i ' , Mi(;inn CJ, Parks JW. Rallflo AC, Solis T(;. 2n l Hon: Wulihciia L. C?(fcC»C IDer ' tttg •3 Fnml Roir: Ariihviii lUJ. Gilsler IIL (l ' resi(lenl), tanlid AN. Mo- Carl v I). 2iiil Riiiv: Fischer RF, Vet M. Martin VJ (Seorelarv). Nave JA, McNeill RL, Landry C.I. Sliger DR, Severn SB. In this present (la and world, one does need to " know the language " . The language eliibs — Portuguese, Russian, German, Freneh. and Spanish — are all attempts to preserx e tiie knowledge gaineil iti ilie various language eourses during the lirst two ears I IJ D C at the Academy. These organizations, by the use ol club rooms, educational trips, movies, and meetings attempt to provide a way in which interested cadets can increase their knowledge. The club rooms contain literature and phonograph records. The meetings are used for song I ' ests, lectures, and discussions. The educational trips to cosmopolitan New York and Washington are opportiniities to use and appreciate the tongues learned. These clubs form a definiti ' jiarl in hiKllling the mission of the Military Academy. I ' riint lidif: Pawlowski EJ (Vice- I ' resiilenl). Scheinnier BF (Secre- lar ), Morion JE, Norris D Con- nor RO. Flerlzheim II V. Davis LS. X elicr I)L (Tn-asiirer). 2nil Row: IVrl.m .11 ' . JackH.n CB. Fil .im- nioiis El,. ronilinf;s( n PD. Scli- weilzer (JE. Barllett Rt;. Boxell RA, Elliott Jll. Role TC, Dennis DA. Haves AL, llnrless BF. Benz RA, Salter MR. Bunleshaw VB. Marinaro FJ, Sneail WK. Baver HE. Jones TH, Del nca AP (Presi- dent). 17 ) CADET CHAPEL Sunday School Teachers Fninl ? .!(. • Viereck EA. Elhiiaii RP. L()»r l.l. Freiniark (JA. I.eCrov RJ. Sloul (;. I ' liicell II. l ' ;i. «.-, ; ' eafier.lL. Snea.I W . alher R. M.irphv PL.Jeniiings A, Ciirpiiw (;. kiiizie R.(,liialls OK, Thomas SN, I ' reiuh R I. Sweilzer (iL. (iiister ll.S.holz W. Da- ' -il K. . 180 •J l1 I (ihuplaiii ' s AssisiaiU lr. A. G. Gripe CADET PRAYER (;iia|.laiii F. K. Pulley Orfianist Ir. V. E. Mayer _y GOD. our Father. Thou Searcher of Men ' s hearts, help us draw near lo Thee in sineerity and truth. May our religion be (illed with gladness and may our worship of Thee be natural. Strengthen anti increase our admiration lor honest dealing and clean thinking, and suller not our haired of hy- pocrisy and pretense ever to diminish. iMii-oiirage us in our endeavor to live above the coniuioti le el ol ' life. Make us lo choose the harder right instead of the easier wrong, and never to be content with a hall (ruth when the whole can be won. Kndow us with couragi- that is born ol loyaltv to all that is noble and wortln. that scorns to corji- jiromise with ice and injustice and knows no icar when truth and right arc in jeopardy, (iuard us against flippancy and irreverence in the sacri-d things of life. Grant us new ties of friendship and ncwopportunities of service. Kindle our hearts in fellowship with those of a cheerful comitenance, and soften our hearts with sympathy for those who sorrow and sidler. Help us to maintain the honor of the Corps untarnished and unsullied and to show forth in our lives the ideals of est Point in doing our duty to Thee and to our Country. All of which we ask in the name of the (Jreat Friend and Master of men. — Vnien. Fnini Riih: Vngslailt .IP. laehr KB. Sehrcler RiA . Davis LS. Jellies jlv 2iiil Koic; Hove }G- .Seofielil KK. Iliinliiiis.m CB. Horner 1)1). Clemeiils HE, Hanlv BH. 3nl ti,i,t: Kamsav DA. Sei-lr ,l . Barloii RE. Ehlers OK. Bailie BK. Jaikson CB. Itli Km,: Ohlinger JB, KliMiellB. 181 I ' jllirr Moore Tallic-r li( ' oriiiirk CIIOIK •Vo K K«i(.- ' riiii .iT JH (l)iriTl(ir). McCJregorT. l;irllii .1 1 ' , lanfrr l,K (Seiri-larv ' ). 2ii l liiiiv: (!i ()| cr JH. I ' ' Tnan liv. KN. Rears J ' l ' . riiiium .1. :inl Won; Sullivan KK, Prime CW, Ramsgate CE, Talum LB, (airrier KR ( clrii. OITicer). CATHOLIC CHAPEL For iiiaii uf ns the Catholic Cliapt ' l of the Most Hol ' JVinity anil all llial il rr|ir ' sciits was tlif iiiainsta of our cailt ' t life. Father Moore and Father MeCormick looked after ns froin llie lirsl rn££;e(I «la s of Plel)e vear. The Patlres kne« more aliont ns than th e ' Jactioal Department. The cold walks hefore hreakfasl. the discus- sions, the Military Ball, the ciioir trips to Blessed Sacramctil and Saint Patrick ' s Cathedral will not soon be forgotlen. c witnessed the redecoration of the chapel during our sta . Phe hcanlifnl lillle chapel will li c with us for ears to come. ,inilfrllifwl ' ' l liis able giii i»i ipifimalMrraf liil of Captain itdlfniasflii CaJel Chaff 1. inonie; and pt Miomalonj Ion. D. C. 10 ]e»iili Chapel laiijhl us hy ilrfnjlheneil I iiifdreiff. LSHERS I-n„il «,m. Davis EI), Smilli RII. Donaluie .](;. Tardiff B. 2ml l „„: Moiike W . Einei;il RJ. laver D. l(( lliiskev .11 ' . OMalleN JE. I CriC _C- cnoi fronl Roir; Faur L (lilminbiraii Grifenk fni R) SlWr; Ml, Ao Kflif; %m I, Jrii ' Im LH, IB. FrfeJ |. LnvN.lMiff. r. U Rrtic: 0)f «B. i;„ni«. fe linfcBM SilliB LE. Br Wfeein ], (i), littlfnlifr ' Hi llul Irinio (Chapel 182 Old Cadet Chapel JEWISH CHAPEL The Jewish Chapel Squad alter a hipse (A twelve vears is again under the watchful eye of Chaplain Benjamin A. Tintner. Through his able guidance our weekly services have become a source of spiritual strength and solace. The Chajiel Choir with the invaluable aid of Captain Samuel S. Lionel, our Officer in Charge, expanded and lent a sense of beauty and dignity to our services at the Old Cadet Chapel. The Choir sang at the annual Passover dinner cere- monies and participated in a nation wide radio broadcast in addi- tion to making trips to New York, Hartford, Conn., and Washing- ton, D. C. to take part in religious services. e cablets of the .Tewish Chapel Squad will long remember the nian moral lessons taught us bv Chaplain Tintner. and the feeling of brotherhood, strengthened the cnininon worshiji ol our God. shall be with us forever. Sunday Services The Organist CHOIR Front Roic: Faurer JC, Gross L (Adminislralive Officer). (Jrifenha erii H (Director). Silberg Nil. Auer KK. ! ' " Ron: Sweet V. Faiircr VW. einslein LH. Ziinnicrniaii MB, Freed SJ. Sirkis MS. Lew N, Ovberg WJ. Lansky P. 3nl Hole: Coron 1, Bhniie MB, ;( lill)erg GD, Milder AS. Mindes BM. Maver IB. Willner LE. Breslauer BF, Goldstein J. lilt Rmr: Fisch DA. Wanderer l) l. lewisG. Lichtenlierg IIS, Smith iSM. Werbel JH. llMriir a a from lu nie CADET HOSTESSES The offirc i ( tlic ( adet Hostess stallVd li ilic li;iftiiiiif; liostesses, Mrs. Bartli ;iiiil Mrs. Gates, provided a source ol rela ;ili(in lor inan ol liic Corps. No re(|iiesl. from dates to siKer plalid can openers I ' or wedding presents, was ever too sinall or loo liif: Im- these two laches. " l a s rcad lo aid ihe Corps " secrncd to he the motto of this olhic. The untirinof efforts of lliese two rctnarkalilc ladies will alwa s he rcrncrnhcrcd and appreciated l) the Long (we Line. I ' irsl Lailies ul ' I ' lir ( ;i r|is lr . C. II. Harlh Mr.-,. C. S. (;alc.s 11 tutli Uie he (Lorps Editors : Edwin Reed, Jr. Henry Purcell, III l[fi?.(2jirpB ' ■ s f gh his trSnlng the cadet is made into more than ja a soldier and leader; he becomes a potential soldier-statesman. . " S S He is ready to serve his country in ' peace and war, at home and abroad As times change. West Point will changi and continue to provide the nation with " a man to meet every emergency. " ? • £ ' I ' y Soldier-Statesman eace and War I Hi Fniiil Hdti: HiMlc.ii Khi. Jii,l H,,i(: Kawlinsoii WE. Slii;iii .11!. Majiiii DU. BRIGADE STAFF THE COEORS I ' nml Ron-. Davis TC. Kenzie RB. Chrisl- inan DP. Cheves C.I. 2n l Ron-. Boaiirond i{ ' r. I ' lKiua nc;. IHS n. if li„i,: Eineid U.l, Jiul Km,: l(,-.,nr,„i.l li I . W illKirii- (,l . (.iinii l . I alli-N ( J ' ,. l ' ri.-,l Tsil .rrf IX:. FIRST REGIMENTAL STAFF 186 i J i FIRST BATTALION STAFF Front Row: Haves MO. 2nd Row: Seigle JW, Har.lv BB. Taliiiii LB. SECOND BATTALION STAFF From Row: Battle BR. 2n,I Row: Obliiifrf r .IB. Maher .TP. Horner DD. THIRD BATTALION STAFF Front Rote: Hove JG. 2nd Row: Heitzke KS, Jones JP, Davis ED. 187 1 u. s. c. c, A A-l. 2ui Cl.VSS . I ;.)!(. Slijiliiri:-..!! IK. Kriiii f J ll. II..I1.1111 l)N, (;arN I KK. ! ' ; ( V..11 ; Bradel .IF. Si.incc Cll, Sissnn I.K. I,..f. ' an JR. Shuka IK. Jenkins I ' K. Toreson I.K. Packard IIB. Ilanni.n (.W . .inl How: Williams JA. Welsh WW. Moore J (i. Mllleliel,! KK. lilt li.m: Keeil I, KB, Harl V . Lnre CM. ruh Koir: Riess GW. Sliaiu KK. K-.lslon KB, Bryan BM. (iranl W F. J.i„r MC. t! A-l. Isl CI.VSS — FrmK Kwi: V,a FV. FUillirr H W . M, I .mil JJ. I ii-li;: SJ. a.i ilr:, H,i- |;K. liarl..,! K K. Briip.;liaMi JI.B. I.incl.sav JR. 2nil Rim: San.lers Kl,. .SieI.erl Ij. Nrroii.- I- . Hurklianll W . Aid li.ni : S| nrr I .. Ken ie KM. Cinran (; . Talum I.B. lilt l „ii: Sheanl Jll. Doryland CJ. Cliristman 1)1 ' . A-l. inl (il, SS h ' lniil liiiir: .Sliniii 111. larliii Cll. Dilmi ' C . HrouTi (;(;. Il.nliiiaii LC. Jdlinsoii !■ ' (;. Mazilwicli 1 ' . Zemel RK. ! ' " Koir: liiiir .e (; . |(ilins..M Kl ' . Lewis t;.S. :inl Km,: D.iremus W A. Viihcc k W . Thomer JN. iti, lion: Villv RB. Lviiri Mil. jaenichen FH. .)f i Hon: IVarsim JC. Uulk GA. -l. 1th (;L .SS — liiinl Klin: irilpr TC Boudreaii A. Sherman JR, f:riisl 1)L. lunlz DC. W .l(l UC. 2iul K,m: Williams WD. Kimdgren nV, Spires ,IW. 3r,l Kim: (.;alilwell JC. Harhold NB. Ksposilo VJ, Carrawav J. tth Row: Weinharilt RH, Schwar knpf UN. W ilker S. Sih R.m. ' Thaver RC. Suildalh I,N. Newman JB. Iilh Knii: Nicholson KK. Ilorinn liF. Cannon UK. Till Km,: Harris J . FilZfieraM .| 1. Wk JOINED A-l. theonlN true flanker company, in September of NW, trying vainly to forget Beast Barracks. During Plebe Year, where truly " ) our onl friend is your classmate. " we formed the lasting friendshi])s which will follow us throughout our lives. Broken up during Bu(kn ' r. we re- joined the company as yearlings and looked forward to the new ear with hope and courage. The ni t two vears ga e us our share of hives, goats, sackoids and alhl -les. Our last sununer brought us full circle — Beast Barracks. Buckner. and KTI): hut wc re-formed V-Co in September, determined that this car should be the best of all — rings, weekends, and aiailcmiis. c sdl remember long such as (rordo. who wasn t skinny, just " slender. " and his roommate Dick, who wasn ' t skinny either: abrng with Si. the poor man " s Sid Caesar; Van and Frank; Mac. who kept the key to the ault: Sand and his records: Chris and his drawl: and Fred, who knew the whereabouts of c cr thing on the post. iNor can we forget Bama. who defeated the Acaileniic Department at every turn: or Joe. his Chief of Staff. Yes, the last four ears have been good. We leave knowing that we have given our part to W est Point, and go forward to gi e further to the Long Gre Line. And linall). our thanks to Bob. who led us throu gh this last ear: and to Major Robbs, who pushed us tbroujih. laj. Mvslinski. C..1 Cdt. Lindsay. J.R. 189 B-l. Isl CLASS— •Wmf Hon: Thomas S l. I ' igg JL, Hardy BH. IVckhaiii HI). Sweeiie) K.I. Wallers JR. Killers OK. 2ii,l Km,: Brown 1)S, Dade JL. Lodwick Dl. 3rd Ron-: Wilkerson FS, Krobock JK, Kawlinson WE. 4tli K(m: Birchler NW, Sarbacher HJ. VanderMeer KG, Phillips JC. 1 u. s. c. c, B B-l. 2nd ChXSS—Friml R,„r: Benllev RM. I.ap.hick JD. Barllil Fll. Sugg Kll. (iager V A. Dorr KK. (;ro« W T. Haliin 1,1. Sliorl J W . Bull . C V. 2n,l l ;i,: Slenehjeni (;N. Leiser Mil. ,|olin oi, li . W Km,: Bac.n W(;, Lin.. .Ill BH. Ban! ,|( ;. HI, K„i,: Triisi-,,ll l.j. Ba.lg.-r K W . Swan-n } . .Ir. .-,ll, Kn„: Mallhias N 4. Vii.rai.. W.I. N..mIi ,| 1. Miiiianii .III. I ' lir.lii,- W I ' . I ' liilli| s WW. w- 190 r Ca])l. Miller. K.li G .(OMRADESHIP, fell() vslii[), and cooperation brought lis together through our " short time. " Vt e lost 1 I of our original 20, hut llerhie and Ken joined us late lo add uierrinienl to our crew. ilk and Kro receised our cheers on the gridiron, Bruce carried our banner on the cinder paths. Chief read us our orders from high atop the poop deck, Jimmy became our commander. J. C. became our water-soaked swimmer. I)a e our journalist and sportscaster. Hal ontnianeu ered the TD. Pop tol l us tales of the Air Force, Tom spun the radio dials. Hick watched our morals. On weekends we found that Birch had " gone fishin ' , " and we alwa s knew thai Brownie was ever ready for sport. Together we weathered the storm, sharing each other ' s laughs and tribulations. Vt e had that " flanker complex. " certain that we were the best. e had our share of fortune, good and bad. with the Academic Department, usually escaped de- struction at the hands of the TD, and " knew " that we dragged " pro. " Then, as graduation day became reality, we happily watched each other receive our diplomas, doffed our Cadet Grey, and left behind the gone, but not forgotten, joys and sorrows of " Baker-One. " ' And throughout our years of service, B-1 will always occupy a very special place in our hearts. B-1, 3rd CLASS— Fr»Hf Rmv: Chance BJ. Vann I ' J. Craven TT. Bossert CJ. Campbell JP. I ' irkev P ' E. Ilagedorn Z. Finlev DD. 2ntl Ron-: Barras GI. Follel AC. Ke ' iiiir K A. 3r l R.m; Rhineliarl ' (U;. Cosca I)J. Sutlon DJ. Ordwav (i. Ilh Koii: oung BH. Andrews DA, Seclirist JR. 5( i Rmv: Millar dm; Pallerson DD. alton FG. B-1. till CLASS— Fnmf Rmr: Rensliaw B. Hull RL. Pralher JCi. Eddl.nian .III. Verfurlli JE. Jezior A. 2n,l Hon: L re R V. Rapp B . Goodwvn RT. 3r l: 3r l Ron: Ro-ers (iV, McGinn JJ. Palmer DK. Garvev ' C. Irit ?,., ; Rand..l|ili R L Chase RC. Parker JR. 5tli Run: Sewelf JIL Crum % P. Inli Rmr: Skidmore W. Neary EF. 7( i Run: Stroope JIj. Scales DJ. 101 1 u. s. c. c, c T i •v ' T-J " C-l, 2n.l ( ' .l, S I I,,!, I lion: lrl ).-,rii. .1 1 l . l |M-r-,r i:.). rii,,n-.,i. DP, Canlnll ( ; W . _ ' , li„„: Krai.iali HI ' , krain.r KK. Kiese KC, t;.M,|„-r JC, Anklain KM. N.-ii ; T. ll,rl ' li( W K. Mixhak I!. KIlis RJ. Snllimr: Dwvrr IX;. HramiioiU CD. (iillierl Wll. Mmoti- .IK. Itli «.., ; Slark CJ. ork D.I. (..IpiTii II ' . . ' ,lli Knii: korliim 11{. I ' anz.r 1)1 ' . (ialil.crl II l. Kirl.% W D. |{i,lianl CI). C-l. Isl CI.A.SS • .« ( I „„: M.xan.lir HI.. Iliikcx UK. (;niril K. al(i (.1). .l.-s 1,1 ' . Ciiiri.r Kli. I{nt;,r.- Kl). I ' i. Km,: Diiniiiirk DW, Hogg J , Dennis DA. 3r l lion: kocli K . Zinimcr I.S. Urcnlnall B. Uli lion: Colonna (;S, Ki-int-rs KT, llaye» 1(). 192 i. C-1, 3rd CLASS— i ' r.Mi Ron: Norvell WD. lluin|ihrey JFS. Lo .ier WE. Samos GJ. 2nd Ron- Domeck CR. (iriggs JC Slainlaher J . Negaanl GR, Passafiume JF, Hayes ME. Murphy JF. in Ron: Sloan JF. Giza DA. Sielman WF, Ceglowski FE. 4th Roi ' i: McGI.-llaiul RR. Page (; V, Maiirer DF. Fleeger JE. 5( i Row: Phillips FB. Vincy JA. C-1, 4th CLASS— Front Row: W ashhurn RB, .Salterlield UW, Burns T. Staplelon GJ, Fisch DA, Hammond R. 2n l Roir: Nicholson J, McNully J. Sheridan R. Hril Roir: Reinhardl TE. Kannaple G, Sharkey ' JJ, Pinkerlon 1). Ith Row: Bro»vn F. St. Louis R. Moore DW. 5th Roiv: Holden HE, Heikkenen E, Head RH, Wehb EM. Mh Row: Butler DL, Cremer RD, Wagenheim HM. 7th Row: Melnik R. Bahn- sen, JC. Xo THOSE of US remaining after four years have taken their toll, " Chicken- One " has a special meaning. Hit hard from every side, we have closed the gap.s and developed a spirit ot brotherhood and unity that will never die. no matter how far we may be scattered. After somehow struggling through Plebe year, marred onh by occasional visits to " Love " s room. " we found that a lot ot fun could be had over in the C-1 corner of Central Area with shower parties for our classmates, our immortal mousetrap for the Navy displa}, and the usual game ul liide-and-scck uitii tiie ' i " D looking for our sunlamps, hotplates, and other illegal contraband. None of tis will ever forget how Dunnuck always sacked, Raunciiy mooned over the latest girl. Botch and Al ar staitnchly defended the virtues of Texas against all. Curly Currier sweated out intramurals. Skinny George dreamed of jumping Rangers, Hogg and Rogers " ) akked it up over the last party in New York and planned another. Brent rode those mules. Robay the bookie hstened to his wire to Saratoga, Grandad Mo told us kids about life, Zini Zim always dragged, Don played poker, the Gook dragged blind, Leroy and Gary alone stayed true-blue to the OA, and Seeg battered heads for the AAA on Clinton Field. Vi e are proud to have been in C-1, and our fondest memories will always be those which take us back to the old gang. Capt. Hardin, E.F. Cdt. Waters, G.D. 193 O-l. 1st CLASS— front Hon: IVrl.m .11 ' . Knrkc-n. i.l;;.- KC, Sullix an Kl{. Hnm n .1 K. SalT.-i Ml!. I!i li..p Kl.l ' . I ' l irnr ( : . ( louslaml W C. 2ii,l Hon: Seigle J , Glenn .IS. ' I ' hcini|.s(in IIB. W l „i,: Agallu-r l ' (;. Biilslrup i.W r in|,kiiis UK. Illi Hint: McDonald J K. Eineigl KJ, Noll W W . W is.- .IK. .5 i H„u: .la.kson CB. Baunian W n-1. 2nil CI-ASS— FnMi Ii„ir: Winlio,!,- JH. Davis O. Cukrell KF. .S.lnii|i|. WC. Koileri.k KK. IVriin C,K. Dcsoiiicr Kl . Ma»liinn.v I ' , SilnM-i;;.-!- I ' M. Bovil W I . L ' liil Him: Cinn I, II. Ilar|iir W H. iiiM.n NK. .?;, Hn„: KlHlliarl ' l-M. I ' loliMnk (J. Ila»kin .11 ' . (irilUn H W . tth Hn„: Gooil»iii KE, Porlcr lii;. Old WD. . ,lU Hun: I ' uiniir K A. hcrson KO, Tawes RH, Carrol HS. TipiMti IK. 1 u. s. c. c D i. 1 f Lt. C;ol. Kobes, F.J. Cdi. Couslaiul. W.C. I. N SKPTEMBKR of " 49 We entered Dog-one, twenty-nine strong, eagerl) anticipating a rich future in our chosen career. Nine have fallen Irom our ranks along the way and we miss tlieni. hut those lliat are left are conlident of long happy jears of service. This is a company of marrying imen, intermurder stars, and sackoids beyond belief. The friendships we have made are strong and lasting and will lra cl with us wherever the (»ood Lord and the Pentagon choose to send us. hen we look back from our rockini; chairs we will rciiicrTdicr our own lori " nosed DiMarz. the cockroaches in the lOtli. and the barber ] olc clock that lillcd one rexeille with gladness. Our skirmishes with the Tl) and academics and the I lia|)|i times wc lia c bad on weekends and furloughs will alwa s remain as iond memories. All ol us are liapps to sec this phase of our career come to a close. Together, in the classroom and in the (ield. we ba c learned nuiny things that will stand us in good stead in later )ears. If we can keep " yucking it up " lor the next thirt years as we have in the past four jears, nothing can stand in our way. To those who follow us in the Long Grev Line we wish to lea e one warning: " AX atch out lor that craz chow mein. " Vtithout further ado, we bid a IV nd farewell lo I)- 1 and the " Big Snake. " with lio[)cs for a bright future. 1)1. :inl (;L SS rn,iil «.,m. K.irh K.I. (;..lln.n UN. B.T pii JI . Kvan III. Di.iiM l) . IM.c ' l . I,allir .|) Kl). ZaiM.nmski K,|. I ' m, Hwr: fil.-s IIB. ?;iian.r ItL. Ivl.liiis J. 3r,l Run: ' lel)Oilu LT. I ' irlle JJ, I ' arks W T. Tennant BM. 4tli Row: Bell TJ, Grubbs EF, Trawick JU. D-l. tlh ri,A,SS- Fnmf Raw: Cravens W. Slaniv JII. Sloan JF. Slioe- mak. r .1. I li..in|.s..n Kl ' . Slial.i 1)11. iVi, K,.m . Beck l,. Bi-iiish A. (;.«.k j . :inl Rn„: (;a eiiaii-li Ml " . M.ilrle K. ( )Sli.-i l) l. Faiirer T. Ilh R,iii: W.rb.-l .111. IVasi- ,H;. W illiains I. All, Rni,: S.lmartz 1. I,f0|ifr IIB. Viuleisoii UL. Arlmckle l ' . llallisev A. 0th Ron: Saniinis FR. ReiilineE.GromekJM. 195 [ 1 u. s. c. c. E E-l, 2iul tlLAS.S Iniiit H„i,: l)t lin ,1 . I ' .irUr J(,. llarl Kl ' , rai li.ill GH. Bmklev FJ. (imn.v. K l, Shaw 1)1 ' . Scoll UK. 2n,l Kmi : Sirkis AK. Biin.vich K:, I ' assmorc EE. Bmimr I.H . Slci.nle C.R. :iiit linn: BriikNv.ll WD. Thimipson BT, Tanii.r IIC, Uh Hon: Mill.-r I ' . Kri( kson 1)11. Eurk.v KE. 5t i Rim: DeLiiiia Ml,. ' I " .mnslc K . 11. .-an 1)1,. Wiiikelmaii All, Miller J M, Hugo VJ, Leone PN, Wilson CE. E-l. Isl CLASS ;„;, «.„. . Cole W A. Olsen JVi , Van W vk ,11). Eiilirr EE. Slinson W C. jon.s W D. I ' unell 11. Ciirrie .) . 2ml How: Lavender C. L Morion J ll. Jolin A. .in Hon: Hayes AL, .Neilsou CC, Hess KW, I ' ortiT lij. Uh Him: Boone LC, Merriijan J A, Kush EJ. SofiB TG, Ben , KA. 196 K-I.3i(l CLASS I ' nint Ron: Hurriis W S. rlliiir BA. Catliev C.ll. l.aphiim JS, Joluis.m Kl). Dii-aii DC. Olivi- lAl. Dalv JC. 2ii l linic Kecgan JF, Smith N l. McNair CH. Slrali RA. 3ril Run: Coleman All, Blahula NG, Leaver CA. Nordlie RL. 4th Row: Nidever EW, Ralls RH, Singer EV, Hinrichs RH. E-1. Ith CLVSS— .»» H„iv: .|..liiisl..n Ul{. keefe JW. Zeigler MG, Barren RT. Weber AM, Evans J J. 2nil linn: Jackson A. . Seal JE, DeVoto VR. Srd Row: Crews WF. Haviie 1 ' , Frederick WR, Young GE. 4th Roiv: Weihl WL, Mayson EM. Leonard GF. 5lh Row: Stynes PA, Medley PN, Patterson JM. Arnold DC. 6th Row: Beebe SG, Redhair Rft. Bauchspies JS, Evans AG, Bonnarens FO. An low, we Rebels, Texaiis, and Yankees assembled in " E " Co. as tbe favorite sons ol tweut) states i ' rom Maine to Georgia. We settled down to outwit the Tactical Department, outguess tbe Social Science Department, and outlive the occasional weekends that were won by sheer luck. Now. after loin- vears of innumerable sprints across the stoops a la T-Shirt. wc arc faced with the splitting up of our great clan. Though the outlook was dim at times, everyone got a laugh out of our dominated plebe, disillusioned yearUng, sleepless cow. and. at last, our hankru|»t lirstie. years. On CAMID. we learned about the Navy ' s Chile con Carne and the rendezvous of interminable circling LCVP ' s. We laughed and worked as a group. Here at home we had our area birds who wore their leather well and more than our share of hives who helped the " Dean ' s Other List ' s " ' Members. Our intramural record speaks for itself about the Brigade and Regimental Plaques. Yes. all that and our perennial Corps squad men. too. Now, there are devotees to every branch among us. Throughout our coming careers we can look back on our four years in " E " Co. as having been well spent. The friendships formed will not be forgotten soon. Capt. Miley. J.D. Cdt. Fuller, E.E 19: , v I -I. Isi CLASS— • »!» K«n; Harris Wll, Tli..iii|, on KK, Meyer DL, Kinrai l FC, Croshv I! I,, lolirii (;(;. r.mnscnd KA, Wilson JC. 2,ul H,iw: Filascta B 1. Brewbaker CL, Mavis A I,. .(; R«tv: (;roshans RCJ. Sclimiai WH. Condir KC. kalliiiaii ME. tth Ron: W illianis (;r. I )|iiiiiger JB. Fickell TO. 5tli Roiv: Carter S V. Kiilianks .1 A, Niipcnl TJ. Hosiner .). Stoiii-hiiriu ' r JK, Myers ,I . F-I.2il(l CLASS I ' nml R„i,: W rud-,- W L Larson l) L r,us .1 H . It.irraTi.l K . 2,1,1 R,i„-. Chapman BK. FiilliT Lli. D.laniaiii I ' .L McKiiincv W U. Bail -v Kli. W Iliiirv (;C. Tlia(k«ra LB. Si roll W I L Siirl, r I W . W I- var.l .111. .W R„i,: lic,l,in-on 111. Kamlall ll{. LcCalrs W F. riiiiirr LC. nil R„i,: MiMillaii (; . SiilliNan 11. Kriik . Ti l ' (;. Ml, R„„-. Malimrv .l. Boc Kl. Wooge LJ. Matlliews 1,1. .l.,lins,.ii 1). Sii|.|.i, i, li I!. Van Valk.-n- burj; (;, Allred E(;, Manns I ' C. 1 U. S. C. l F 198 • ' i I Ll. Tingle. J.E. Ctll. Lohrli, I A, lFTER three Tacs in four years, we come to another change in CO " s. Good Tacs and good years went together and we had our (ill of each. I ooking hack, maybe we will remember George Vi illiams " joining tlie zebra clan, Iloz ' s innumerable birthda s, Jim Eubanks ' fall weekends, and Jack Myers " dr wit. To do the talking for us. Ray Conder could talk about an) thing — and the chances were Frank Kincaid would lake the ojipositc side. Jcl■r Lohrli and Lcc Crosby somehow could not forgel California — hul Tcsas had ils sn|)|(orliTs too. In spite of the coke machines and the sack, we managed to join ill diyersc actiyilies — Joe Wilson, Ken Thompson and Obie to corps scjiiail. Kiiss Groshans to the baud. Dick Townseiid to his arious organizations. Art Mavis to the g ni, Don Meyer to his chess set and Hart Filaseta to the phone. Our company always managed to stulf the first and last sections, the slide rule experts being Mike Kallman, Sid Carter, and W alt Schmidt while at the other end came Bill Harris, Chuck Brew- baker, Tom Augent, and Hoz. " Humphrey " Pickett will probably be remembered as " our choice for S-l. " Intramural and F-Co seemed to be synou) nious as indicated b} the inscription on the Banker ' s Trophy . The BTP ' s came and went. Imt Stoney was still for Ohio Stale anil " Pogo. " Lets all look lorward to our first reunion. I ' -l. :?nl CLASS— -nm ' ,„.. 15c, k.r |{|). HiM-liwald l) l. I)a is .III. Saiicl.-rson III.. 2ii,l H m: Wliillak.-r IIC. I )iiiiniii()n l .IK, (;raliaiii W A, llailK W M. Kvaii W.I. I, II. .ma KK. ,.img DC. I,m,h WK. iiid R,m-. Gumk-rsiiii KK. Wliil.- KC. Aiier KK, Gilpalrick 1)1). ilk Hm,: IVnio W . Mimles BM. Pollv fJW, Jobnson JB. Keniieheck (;R. F-1, ilh CLASS— ' oH( R„ir: Boylan SV, Criiislead .IB. Pearson R, Akev J T. Kolierlson CW. McClirisllan I,. 2ii l lime .lohnsen JL, Sinlili OB. Ringl.i Vi . :inl Hw: Miller VF. (;rimn T. (;aiMle RH. Kaiiiiii .l l, ll. till Kiiir: Slaiile .|W. Tayldr .1 A, Conlernian D. Stii l i ii: llaniin CK. Bacon KC. Geil) (JF. Vaflas T. hth Rmr: Hcllanil JS, Meliralli MJ. Top Row: Schaniiep JD. Alexander Mil. IW f [ 1 u. s. c. c G m (M. l!ii(l CIASS V(»if « M {Sldniliiiii : " iui ' H.. Ki-cner RE, Ingalls JM. (Sittiiifi): Colllf KK. likav klv Hcrk., KM. (S(, ,i( ,iii!); Ilalvaljris JN, Sclnveikert P. Callaway 1,1,. ;. ' » Km,: D.miu-n KK. I ncl.•r I K. Slewarl KH. .W limi: larliii 11 ' . Kii f;li .1 . l«(is|rn| I ' ll. Illi l ,i,: 1,11.111 I,! ' . Mlkcn II,. JuhiiMin I ' W . . i «,m; Kornian HC. Kpliiifr W . I ' ieMs SU. (StuiiJiiig): Bro»ii UK, Tyler KB, lacklin JU, Uavis J W , Bock JA. ;-]. Isl CI, ASS — rnmt Hiiu (Suiiuliun): lloyl KK. Stiiarl Wll. Bamhory .IK. (Sitliiif:): Kiilowski RV. Ro ;rrs HI ' . iii-ii cl W W . Nrii DD. {Sliinititif:): (;arfy CV. Snvil.r K. Dozi.-r OK. :. ' i( Hmr: Skidmon- I.II. Ihimilla D.I. Haltl - UK. Hiirklaiid .I l. .ird How: Kcmlii H. Kirh KC, C:or(lill HWi .Sykes l)K. flh How: Kghert (iL, H.-aurond K T, KisHi.i- KK, Mill.r K . Wells 1)1 ' . 200 r-l.::ir(l l.l.ASS iniul Hnii { liiiiiliiiul: (.nan Dli. Si ■ HI.. l i((i is). Wilson KV, Dunaway KS. Biiie . Sl ' .-akl - . {SKimliii i): HIilcli (iR. lassev C. 2n l Ron: (Jiildiiigs Jll, ioj;aiiil KD. Jolinsldn (JK, ' Sdiirse RH. 3rd Row: Srlii.lv ,1 L. Cohan J I. McNamee .ML, Rnle RE. kli Row: Stanley RF, .Anderson WL, Bouchard PO, Rodes RM, Devereaux J.A.. G-l, Ith CLASS- V.«i Rim: n,Ui .„n .1. IJiiihaii:- K. I ' arm.-r W, Crofl CL, Sheaii F. Ba Mial C. I ' irf Ron: l Kee (i. Oakes Jll. I.iiile DC. 3r l Roiv: Williams (iC, Lindquist RE. Saint CP. Ith Rim: Cody TJ. Liieders DH, Herrman CG. 5th Rotv: Oiiackenhush RE, Irvin J, Withers G. 6th Row: Singletary CB, Clark JJ. 7th Row: Roper DC, Egnor JN, Thompson GE. L Lt did not take three years for ' 53 of G-l to warm up and to demonstrate its mettle. In the fall of ' 49, " Dougie " found a plebe elass just as eager to light the upper class as the aca- demic department. We spurred the intranuiral teams and let oiu ' hair duuri upon Recognition to spend a tour of duty at the Buckner Resort. Yearling year saw the ad cnt of " Westy ' s " Air Force Hluc and 3 demos for " smirking in ranks. " While the rest of the country was seeing flying saucers. Cow year foimd us dodging Sesqiiicentennial medallions. The Dean made an all out attack and " Red Boy " grew cold and dusty while we delved into the mysteries of squirrel cage motors and fig culture in Smyrna. After three years in the factory, the management put us to work on RTD. the Beast Detail, and at Buckner. We grabbed the reigns in Septem- ber, and by Christmas our outfit sported a drill streamer and first [ilacc in the Banker ' s Trophy race. They gaye us a dozen weekends, but the note on the OrderK Room tloor said " The Tac has. " The engineers picked their branches and the rest of us — well, we got branches too. . s we lake to our separati ' tasks with a concept of aggressiveness, teaiu work, and " esprit dc corps. " we salute the underclasses who enabled us to attain a goal. W e leave with a memory of the satisfaction and comradeship ol a class that " had fini in G-l. " I t. Col. Weslhrook, M.T. Cdl. Ilovl. I ' .R. 201 Il-l, Isl CLASS— Fnnil Kai,: Siiiilh I! I .. K.ninr W I). I ' ilzsiinnioiis Kl,. Ku h HI,, limes JK. Weihmilirr W W . Davis DE. 2,„l l „ir: (;iamicr FW. Lariiiiemiril II W . Biillcr KK. NeriK.n (il). I ' ric.lrr „lnrir L( ;. :inl A ' mm . Dresner CK. (VCoinior ML. (;reelev IJ. Ilnrner 1)U. Fiala CI. ( i Hwr: l)a%iss m 111,. Sililev .IS. Dean Kl,. 1 u. s. c. t H 11-1. 2ii,l CLASS -l-ronl Ron: Uowcs IIW . Bu»liii- KB. Kc r.-rs JC. Klein WF,. Clarke W II. Dean W F. I,ev RF. l ' »J «..,,. Sl,,rek (ill. Thomas .JO. Shehal D. Flf.n KM. llnni K I .; .Jr, li„it: l,, hnian .111. Bnrnell SJ. Dan- ford Ml). CaMn ,IK. Mien KF. Ill, Hon: Miller (.F. C.lianeellor (iW. Boucher W A. Buekheil W C. Culolo FP. 5f i limr: Vossler K.I. .larrell .11 ' . Wirlh FK. Nelson WD, MeCarlhv A. i; .-- mi Ky ' ' i.y v ' 202 o V Ll. Col. Coniiiy, J.B. Cell. Fiala, C.J. We ve stuck our four years tlwough: we say this with a sense ol pride and spirit of cooperation to refute the usual " the Corps has. " ith the al»le assistance of Combat .loe tlie eom- pan progressed well and morale was high. Joe didn ' t eonvinee everybody the Inlantry was best hut not because he didn ' t tr . It looked a long way off in ' 49. but lime flies, and the big day finally came. Larry, Chuck. Da e. I.a(k and Red Dog managed to come out on t( ]i ol llii ' cademir Department, while Weep, Fred. Gene. Curle . I$.(i. atid l)ais held duun the sack. Horace took an extra ear. Gerr look jihotos. Mori. .Iinun . Spike. Bill. (Jalor and Sib were the athletes o{ the compan . while Bob aiwa s managed to keep up with the horses. It hasn ' t always been happy, but our time has been well spent. Plebe year sneaked into earling dead-beat which ended with the shock of cow academics. The long awaited first class year brought out the quality of leadership de eloped in the Class of ' 53. The Army and Air Force will profit from the ambition and hard work of this twenty as they progress in their respective can-ers. e leave ll-l with ' .SI. ' .S5. and " .56. and wish them well. May their years be as profitable as ours were. " Our future is a cloutlless sky, we ' ll don the Army Blue. " H-l, 3ril CLA.SS — • " «( Rior: Burns II. Craluim TP. l.dii lHillom DA, ll.manl .IE. iken ,1.1. .la.ol.s 1)11. ' riiLiiuiuisI li. 2iiil A ' rn. ; S.liiili CA, Dion KA. (;anil)l.- IT. Cariinfilon W 1. M.Mxrn K l. .inl R ,„: 1vers RE. Smith l)E. IVall .III. Umlzki IE. Cia«fm.l K. Illi l ;ii: Mnn.lle DP, Town ,11, WlieeliT DE, Slri,klan,l Kk. Wliralon l«l,. , ( , R „i: Harris WW, Parsons RL. Brooks T,l. ,5|».»t«.. H-l. llh CLASS— •n. i Hon: l.indsey R. Matt .IK. Warren EL. Daly EF, Davenport II . W an;;. ' L. -iid Ran: OSteen UK. Krulmann jA. Fllzf:eraia LD. . r, R,„t: Flor K . ( ) " K. -.1V TJ. Ka lan.l ,|. Martin GJ. 4th Roiv: Snavelv CC DaiUos E, Bruno NB. .)( i Run: McElevcy CA, Gordon JH, I an ' sing SM. Hewitt RA. J03 1 u. s. c. t I 1-1. :2iiil (;i. SS (Sliiiiithii: : Kroiisbein G . lircer UK. I ' mnt Run: Le l,r.- .IK. Morris KK. Sulvador RL. Brewster PL. Ku.le J A. 2nil Hoiv: Holinliinil III. W iMii.»ski .1 . I ' rcsroll II. Freilricks B. .inl lt„n: esler- vell IK. M..iiilMrf;.-r ,|. Mrl ' lirrson |{. Ilmlaihck .1 W . Ith R,m; Kirwin JM. K.inus MO, Frier W L, Hol.l.s K . Absent: Sullivan CJ. I-l. Isl CL I- mill Knii: .Icliiison .IK. l.(,re ( r KK. Nesliin IK. Bre» er ( : A, t iDoper JO. Kaiiiiilrv MK. Jiul H„i,: Hall JC. Biinleaii EK. Leonard KK. Canllam IK. Tallev CK. .W lini,: Keeil K. Bleeeker .IK. r luna A A. Ilove.K;. Kiin.l oM!;li DM. till H„n: lalsoii UK. Seobliek .I.IP. .Ir.; Vol|ie .1.1. Xikcrniari Ml. 204 I-l, 3r(l CLASS Fruitt Hon: Ward HI). StiK.r I ' K, K.ililnsoii W L, Kluii H . Trobaiigh EL. Cairns HL. I ' dDrnian DC. 2ii,i Him: l),- laris EE. Miller CJ. Malone DK, Cassells liC. Ilenrv RS. 3rd Ron: Baker MR, (;arii HA. Slreell B. Nielmls SK. Vt ariier LV. Mi Hnii: Roberts BD, Peters WG, Beiiassi W. Uavis DA. 1-1, tth CLASS — Front Ron: I ' ljliekoski JS, Blevvster JC, W illiaiusou MM, Johnson DS, Levy N, Sirkis MS. 2iid Row: Dozier JL. Nicolais M, Wcstrott WC. Sager WC, LonV-rl (iV. 3rd Ron: Kern RS, Jakus PA, Thompson (iRA. Rosline V,. ilk Ron-: Sylvester RD. Speiser H ' ,, Dav FL, MeCreight RA, Blocher R. l. 5j i Ron: Caron RP, llauson TW, Flovd RH, Smith FL, Chambers PG. J?ouR YEARS ago on a bleak August day the class of 1953 jumped into Company J of the First Regiment with both feet; four years later we pass the heritage of the " flanker " com- pany of the third battahou on to our contented cows, yawning yearlings, anti playful plebes. Our record of four years of effort stand: two tacs broken in, assorted wheels on staff duty, one red-headed captain, four ferocious fireballs with three stripes, a sleepy first sergeant, an ancient suppi) sergeant, anil a horde of " mullets. " The years have passed quickly for some, agonizingly slow for others, e survived Buckner, the Air Force trip (in spite of radar) and suffered jointly ihroiigli a month on llie mudflats of Little Creek. The mountain of lost units on Tenth Avenue will grimly attest to our never eniling battle with the Academic Department, while our worn shoes will point to the grim efficiency of the mailed fist of the TD. The guidance of " The Otter " saw us through to graduation and gold bars. ith one foot in the sack, we have stubbornly maintained our position in South Area: and long after the last of us has passed through the South gate and the last " D " list has passed into history, the walls will still echo with our traditional battle cry of four years standing — " Hold down the noise in the 34th! " Ll. Col. Olmslead. E.O. Cdl. Brewer, CA. 205 . ' i- ' : ' ;:? K-l. Ul (:i. SS l-n,nl Hiiic Bevcri,l-c UH. I ' faiilz JC. I,ivft,;ik VI.. Miolkc W . Sillonl W !■ . S.li.i.Hcr IIS. l ' ;i- Hon: ilolmaii CKK. MrK.nrij 11 ' . Il.ilzk.- kS. n.. le FJ. like DK.. 3nl Hon: So ern SB, Smilb DC, Wheeler 111 ' , Vaiil )eiiseii KF, Borrell CM. ttli Hoiv: l ' el.M|„iii l)H. Miiller CM. Kalll KG. K-l. 2n(l CFASS — F;i ; ( Han: Malsiiiiiolo CK. MliUurii I.B. Uevere FL. Bullon KK. I. keiis KF. Allison Jk. lr(;uire W F. 2ml Kmi . I.iindlier ' LV, Vouilf; ,|(;. I) iira .1. Dliirii :] Marciimi K 1 1 . .inl K.m . I ' alaslia JT. Morris 1{,1. (irillon F . Dennis 1)1,. Hanson CB. Illi H,m: (ienla.l.l. Sny.ler OC. Fmle W I ' , kei-er FC. Clia. on .IF. .uli Hon: Diller I! W . (yaflnev .IT. Faeonr (i A. 1 u. s. c. c. K ; " »» i I - 4 206 CapU Bremian, II.O. Cdt. Soveriu S.B. L Lt ai.i, started liack in " I ' K A siiiall. conrtisetl gt u| nl iiirii ruiintl them- selves tliiown together into something lailetl K-Co. ' I ' hrough the dismal da)S ol ' I ' lelic ear. tlie glorious relief of Camp Buckner, the sand and the snrf of Virginia Beach, and into the last and e entfid graduation year, thai something called K-Co has grown into a strong and lasting hond. It has hcen li-rii|icrcd hy hiend- shij) and i|iicn(hed by the comradeslii|p iiiilil lliiall it has been strengthened licN ind hrcakirig. The bond was created from a curious mixture of ingredients. The wheat lields of North Dakola. the lhri ing industries of Massachusetts, the led I ' oresis of Wisconsin, the open mesas of Texas, all conlribuled their share. Throughout those four years, another factor has been present, intertwining itself ami hraring the entire structure of the bond — the enduring love of the K-Co femmes. The bond ' s strength has been tried and tested through those four years but no stress or strain could be found to break it. Such was the spirit of K-Co — our company. Soon, south area will be behind us and the far reaches of the globe a I our fingertips, but the memories of the bond of K-Co will onl grow stronger. In the future. whcrcNcr ou ma be. whatever you nia be doing, look around you — for K-Co will be there. k-1. .iid CLASS— Front Rnw: Law DK, Torrence J I ' ,, lie. k W I. Kiiicicni l ' ' (;. Miller IRC, Livesav T.I. Pcll.-I .H). :!ml l ,„(: Ciillirlr KU. n,U-is.m K L Hawkins Jl). Franklin ,|l ' . Sl.innian C . in Km,: I ' linklionser J(X Smilh W K. Napier JW. Gransl.a. k nil, I ' leniiiif; N W . Illi Rxic Kavnal OA, MeW illiams WD. Skaff JJ. Brunslein KA. K-l. llli CI,ASS -Fninl Hnir: Carev WC. Serrio NR. Zinnnerman IH. SalaniiMK- I .C. Sleuarl U. Sharer VE. Freer WT. 2ii(l Koir: Cliilds .11). MeCorniell 1{ I). I DC. I ' ooleCF. Kirelipes.sner T. .Inl Hun: llaniniel l) . Coiiller C. McCria W . Slehlel.m L . Ill, H,m: Lull N l. I (iW. W iMMJniansee ,|. Li;e CC. .)( i Hint: Williams W K. Torrev C. .Mnuson HW. ink How: Berry DT. Craae RB, Holmquist HG. V W W Sr W ' w 207 1 ' [ 1 u. s. c. c. L I. -I. I imI (;l,VSS ' n»ir Ron: lm,„i .|. I),n -n-au l.. Ila s ,1 K. karns IM. I{ .r ralta JR. OlMii.lcrf.r IF. Kin. aiil ID. . ' » Run ' : lim KM. li,.rl..Ti N. Hall SN. Mailiii J. (nll.r.lii l.K. :hd R,m: I ' .iii.r DC. Wallace WL. Loclmer J A. Knlker KK, .|.niiin.;s AL. ith Rim: Olinsled (;il. l)|iiM(k DL. Gibson ,11 ' . Slark T . Mos. J K. 5 . ft..«. Till -v JE. Kckhanll K;. Vrnrl .1 K. l.il.N W 1). Sipos kl,. Drake Ml). W a n.r LC. € • mmm V L-l. Ul CLASS I ' nmt R„i : Slia« Di:. .iili in l (;. Cimiimt ,111. Diniixaiil UK. lrCarlv D. Kio Kilo W . MoLeiinaii SC;. L ' lid R,m: Criiii W ' l ' . Day K(;, Nave ,|A. (nlslcr III.. I.ari(lr C,|. linl Rmi: Da is W K. Jo.ics JP, Slciianek W l Andrews Kl laeolmcci FA. ( i Ron: .Merrill . S, Boweu JE, Schneider llO, I ' arker WE. Porter IIC. 208 ' A L-l, 3rd CLASS— Fnml Rim: Myers JA, St. Amour LR. Slrickla.i.l JK. Minich CM, Hergfiirocilcr [.A. Slriiss RB, l;llll(ll ■ US. I ' m Hiiiv: ilcox WH. Hashroiick R . aiidersea HJ. Hamilluii JM. Flov.l LI). 3nl Row: Brown JM. Bean KJ. OBri.n K.l. Boyd W I ' . I ' elrrson DH. 4tli Row: Gersitz CK, Stone HF, LaFren RL, Checseboronwh RS. L-l. till CLASS — -Vo it Run-: Loggins AB. Cliristoiilier HIJ. Tucker BE. Sisinvak MJ, Munsey JT. Campis JR. Randall R. 2ml Row: Ankenbrandt CD. Denson LA. Glenn CA. nest ML. 3nl Rwi: Lake J(;. Charon C. Hoffman A. Williams H. F ' .nsley (;IL Itli Row: Dve AJ. Freeman G, Ebert VE, Smith Vk L. 5th Row: Wall JN, Thelin AL, Heinze C. A, ls the end draws near, and we only count the days in retrospect, tlie walls don ' t seem quite as gre), and even the flankers don ' t seem quite so bad. There will probably come a day when we will even be a little mellow about the entire place, but we ' ll always have that soft spot in our hearts reserved for the South Area Banana Bell and the inan friends we ' ve found lliere. We can even (now) uncover a soft spot for those who gave us the lasl " real " Plebe year. After all, those monsters — uh, gentle- men, were i iil iloing their dut . We ' ll always contend that our spirit as Plebes helped push the football team to that 3!5-() pasting of Navy that year. We struggled through the a Nk Nard stage called Yearling year as gracefully as possible, then muddled through Cow academics, and waited, and yvaited for that fabled First Class POWER (spelled W -E-K-K-K-IN-D). bile we were waiting, we proved a theory that we had long held: that spirit and cooperation can overcome some mighty obstacles on those " fields of friendly strife, " and that we can carry that same lesson into any phase of life. In L-Co we met and knew and liked the kind of men who can be depended upon when the road gets rough. We shall always cherish the privilege we have had of living, playing, working, and graduating together. Capt. Cooper. .L. Cdl. Andrews, K.i ' . 209 » ' i-: ifti i? " vS5 Sft««. " M-1. 1st CLASS— rwif »».■ Brown AE. »lis l,K. Venlrtlla K I ' . l.aHam KJ. .ar aii K T. Kilev »). . Nordgreii VA.. 2ml Hini: ( irerar JII.Gartrell I IK. Thorpe TJV. Lindholm T. (irav LB. K„((. Ilallerman H%. Martin JF. Morrison PN, Tchon KJ. Schuessler J L itb Hun: H.-II W K. Sleuarl KM. I a is ED. Tar.liiT AN. Shaw AB. M-I, 2n.l CLASS— Fro If Rmi-. Christensen WJ. Agiiilar-Sanchez KB. Koiirakos GS. Brvant LL, McMartiii 1) . ( )rliz-Lo|)pz J. Broiimas AG, Alameda D. Knoff EM. Charles W I. 2,1,1 l „„: ( )rmshv I . Benn CH. Rutherford (;A, Thomas W K. Stewart KK. :i,;l R,i„: Thomas ,|E. Curtis JJ. Kavanangh Kl). I ' hinkell J(;. IVil.r 1 1,. Ill, M,,,,: (.,-r rr D ' l " . Kan-om- JF, Sale KB, Harover SK. .Newnham UF. 3lli Kuiv: Brant KE. Freeman EV, Lansky P, Walker PN, Weiler JN. 1 u. s. c. c. I 4 fi t 2KI ii Capt. Conrad, Cdt. Brown, . T, HE FALL of ' 49 found US ensconced in the halls of M-1 under the protective I wing of the class of " 50, many of whom were destined to see action less than two months after graduation. After the rigors of plebe vear we were happy to spend yearling summer at Camp Buckner. the last class to enjoy the coinitrv club atmosphere. Yearling year we spent our time trying to evade the cows and lirsties, and expectantly awaiting the coming of Christmas and Spring leaves. Let us ignore cow summer and forget thai Caniid c er existed. There is hut one thing that can be said about cow year — " Academics. " Finally the ear of ears arrived. This was our ear. the year we liad worked so long and so hard for. ith it came the opportunity to commanil. tlic ring, the even closer comradeship, and. the cidmination ol our effort, graduation! Now we reach the end of our course, with some rather interesting statistics as a result of our individual efforts. We find that ten of our number are to be married after graduation, four are considering the possibility, and the remainder are still searching. We leave with high hopes for the future and with a myriad of different ideas for coping with the problems of the future. But as we leave these hallowed walls let us not forget those of us who were less fortunate and who fell by the waysiile in our tpiest for knowledge. M-1, 3ra CLASS— Front Row: Denman JL, Ikeda KK. Vilori TE, Mc- Kinnev LE, Hornbarger PH. ' ar ;o vskv RG, Turner T . 2iitl Ron-: Mc(;revev TP, Secord RV. lr.|.,Nnl n. larlin I ' L, Dado IB. 3rd Run: Auger TJ, Soper KL, Haas WE, Moses U, Rolierlson I ' J . Itli Row: Crandall LL, Brown RB, Edwards WH, Ludwig DD. M-1, llh CLASS— FmiK {„ .. Villanos JG, Miotlel TE, MaeGill JF. Maekiii KE, Rajala P V, Harding TC, Bernd DP. 2i„l R:,ic: Leilardv W 1. Brinklev CB, Tripp Kl,. Brandel GP. 3nl Row: (Jomon C , kolellos II. Weinslein LH, TliMmpson W P. Rail F . Illi Ron: Para.lise J. K-Cahan VL, Easl.Mi KH, Grain WS. 5lli Row: O ' Brien BJ, Hall GC, Kealing RJ, Florea AC 211 Iniiil K„i ; Donaliii.- .J(;. 2ii,l H„ii: Fiuiiia l)(;. M.CIuskey .IK, Clements HE, O ' Malley JF, Paulekas AE. SECOND REGIMENTAL STAFF 212 I FIRST BATTALION STAFF Front Htnv: Ramsay DA. 2nd Row: Angstatlt JP, Maehr RB, Leiand J . ■ 34 S.W ■ ' iS Afi SECOND BATTALION STAFF I Front Rnic: Andrews LS. 2iul Roir: Schroder RLW, Sullivan RI.. SelbeJP. THIRD BATTALION STAFF Front Ron: iarUr li . iVii Roir: C.irlcr 1)1.. knox JK. Klivne HB. 213 2 U. S. C. C. A -2. 2ii(l CIASS Front Run: UiulU OK. verv CS, (,nlcnlia. ' c-ii K . Lewie m:. :],i,l Km,: Hck S ;. W liilN-v ,|K. Sanchez T, Slo-;ir .1 1 1. R.m.iIi H . R.I.I DK. M.i es KM. Sh.ul CW. in Km,: Oeath U;. Sli.lur IK. Iliil.lio.iii Kl). n.l.-r ..n I)l{. h i Kun: () lara DJ. Gheen JW. Uriscoll I ' C. J.iiH-e I ' G, Shafer JC, Kichar.J A , I ' ruill LD. A-2. Isl (:i. SS ■;„»( «„„. (;i,.,i,i,mski 1 . Sal. lull IK. Man ' .ls I!!,. S.-al K. Dan- .IT. (;.M. ,al.v, RI). Br.mn I " !). Lci.k 1,1 ' . 2n l Kniv: i ilar(;U. Kak.r H . .W «,„. . K.mi.iI.Is KI ' . Karn !{( ;. .|.n.r ..ii W.I. Kiiinie Ki.Simk.. M. Illi Hon: Tavl.ir KS. I ' iphe C). LaBrash K(;. H.lli.n.-.Mirl l . W anllau W I,. l.,u.ka 1)1.. thsnii: .|,»,ll W l. 214 ! J A-2, 3r l CLASS— Vi.iK How: Teifer JE, West TC. Fikaris PN. Slemie RA. Mason SE. Joseph RE, Stevenson MA, Vincent JF. 2iid Ron ' : Rupp AK. Prater RH, Adams FJ, Miller JR. 3r l Roiv: Jellison CD, Weissenliorn RE. Dax RE, Sehauer FP, Freeil SJ. till How: Spaulding AJ, Camp RE, Seni;er }G. Lucas WC. A-2. llh CLASS— Frod Row: Merola I ' A. Ilolcomh JB, Weinstein ST. Ross M. Stroface JF. Shannon JU. 2nil Ron: Baer CNL Antlree RG. Burcham JJ. 3r(l Rotv: (Jates CS. Easthurn CE. Wetzel W. Calianese At:, llh Row: Haves J. Woods (ij. Ward (;W. Stii Row: Pope WH, Celeste R, Bvnell HB. DeLeuil W R. tilli Row: Larkiii LR. Trefzger CE, McPeek W . 1 ROM THE " Lost Fifties " of North Area to tlie " Banana Belt " of South Area. Company A-2 has been called the " Orphans of the Second Regiment. " But. we all know that A-2 lives in Central rea just to remind the First Regiment what reul soldiers look like. Yes. A-2 has been active during our four years. Two drill streamers, six intramural championships, and innumerable Corps Squad players, team captains, and activity leaders (plus three worn-out Tacs) will attest to our unexcelled record. We always have had more than our share of hives, and even our goats were tlie best goats in the Corps. We lost a few of the Little Rabble to the Academic Department, after a good light, of course; and we lost a few others to the joys of marriage. But we regained strength from the turnbacks. From the lirst day we heard " A Company, fall in! " until " Graduating class, front, center, march! " we were proud of all that A Company stands for. Now that we are going on to other units and other fields, we will carry with us the (inn friendships and fond memories of work and pla to guide us throughout our careers in the armed services. To those who will (read in our footsteps, just as we have tread in the footsteps of those who came before us. we shout, " Carry on, A-2! " Lt. CoL Cathrae, W.F. Cdl. Karns. R.C. 21c 1 -3 i r _ B-2, 1st CLASS— Fro K «,«i. lclntvre GW. Holcombe TW. Davis LS. Waller (iK, Jr.; |i[.kli)ii ,11,. Jr.: Di.naliiie J(;. l-ii,|ua DG. Tanzor JB. Norris D . l- ' isher .SH. Jr! l ' n K ».- MoCluskev JF, I.o.-.ldiiiir J V. V.i M. Melz her EC. 3ril Row: Iarliii UN. Cn-ifiliKm N. . milli II,. 1el,iy (;S, 3r(l: kiiif; TD, Manfre LK, Blum RW . Ilh Hi,,,: Kllmaii Kl ' . Kamsay DA. Dimlsios GJ. I ' isleiinia DA. Temp JR, $ii|ili ii I ' K. B-2, 2ii.l CLASS FrojiJ «»».■ (Jrare W P. Ilimler IIW. Drisko S I. Mehserle IIJ. Preuill RC. Jones 1)1). kvker Jll. Jemie DK. :Ji„l H„n: MaeWiiliam CE, Levenskv EE. MeaiJor ' ME. (;r .ss I,. W a,l)..» ki TJ. OBrieii (;E. :irfl H„i,: Selialk 1 . Ilalliila SI,. Dvl.er ' W J. Bennell ;C. Miller jr. Wood CD. Ith l{„„: Johnson HI,. Slei-elman OK. Hilt (;il. (Standing): Miller WH. liiilil IIF, Cory BJ. Meniillo LR, Anthis RF, ResleyRD. 216 iMaj. Ger vais. F.B. C.I I. Smith, F.L. Ahe key ote of our four years at ' est Point was " Doing things the B-2 way. " This was a wa born of close comradeship, a tenacious spirit, and our wide range of interests and experiences. Men who did things the R-2 way were in demand in the Corps: we supplied a Battalion Com- mander, and ihc Corps Squad Captains of Football. Hockey, and Soccer, beside a cheer leader, nude riilcr. Howitzer Chief, and numerous otiier aclivitv heads. None of us lla e come to regret that Beast Barracks move-up da when we llrst called llic alcoves of Old orlli Barracks " Home. " We were more thari com- pensated for being the runts of Norlli rca h our centrally located position. The barber shop, mess hall, and boodlers were nearest to our grasp. Kven the Chaplain ' s office shared our wing of barracks. Ours, loo. was an eventful four years. The Patton Memorial and Central Area Plaques added a new look to the old walls. We saw Television come to the class clubs, and the TD traded us coke machines and a luxurious Weapons Room for a new BIT I ' BOOK. May their experiences be as memorable as ours. We ourseKes will carry on in the same spirit and tradition in the service, holding always a firm bond of friendship with the men who pla the B-2 way. B-2. 3r.l CLASS— FroH« Row: Parker AB, Jr.; McKelvev RD, Walerslrat RI„ (;ii l.ldi NR. Shimunek RD. Slraiis V, . Jiul « ,».■ IVufiin ,T . Holi DA. Krear 111). I ' oiritT JT. :ir l H,m: Slr ,ns Cll. l.(;uin- 1( ,. Davis RR, Deardorfi RE, Calley J.N. tth Rmi: Cardillo KG, Carpenter RD. Hodgson RM. B-2. Uh CLASS— Fr-Mi R,„r: llairr CJ. Diez ES. Means HE. Havdon IJ. I ' elosi S, Crandall IIW. I ' m «om . Luther RA. Fo-h F.I. Carr ED. 3rd Row: Wien (;E. lasi,rs,.Ti 1,1. W a-ner JF. (iorl.v K.I. tth Row: Piene KM. l ' ,, ,iirlo 1 F. Lan- K Iv Mh Row: Coats W L. Frank VC, Tnrnipseed J W , Sidler GV . ( th Row: LaBonly RJ. Canhy SL. (Jreen MA, Keinath WE. 217 c:-2. H,-,l,-ll N Stanli ' I ' ralirr J Blaisdell r th Huh: CLASS— Vi-ii Huh: K...I, Kl,. 1,1.,,- 1)1 ' . S.,mi,,i„,- W . II. Ilarl I.V. (;ii,iale Si ' . I ' alNnil,,, .1 K. _ ' n, K„m . I ' a|i|.af. ' -i.r ' i- .!(;. IK. Dail-lltrv ,l . Ciiiliiiiclli Kl). lamii I . Malll.ias .IS. I. Mil I „h: hahon J K. liilli K V. Sliorl UU. I.acliaiiie ll ' . Kl. nil Knu: larlin JII. Carter .|H. M,.rri Kl ' . k,,rl I.L. I ' il.l SC. Poor Tl). Kih-l JC. llafT W k. Knnis KK. Hirrl.iii I.K. C-Ii. 1st CI, SS Inml Hon: l.o«rN l.l. CaK .-rl .1 W . IMiilli|.. K W . kinil.all DS. V..lk.r (; . r,.u,li-.|,.ii.- S l. Sillirr- Ml. . ' ;» «,.)(. Haas GA. I.amnli - ,11,. Burd.-sllaw 1$. llilf;l.-ilorlT I I ). l ' .Mil.ka l;. l.(,,c- .|.|. H, l l) . li,.rn k I,, .inl Knii : K,.M..ti- ( . W . Klioclos I ' .I,. Wilson II). Sii.a,! W k. ii ' -la lt .11 " . Itli Kmi: ll.iiriioii IK. .|omi- K 1. MolTnian T. Crc- ois.ral I.W. O Mallc J 1 ' . 218 (:-2. 3nl CI.VSS Inml H„tf: U(.rillis W ( .. Woniic-i II. Ilarf;rci c HI,. Il.iirv Kl,. KI) .nal l JS. Nieves-Kivcra 1. I ' lu l ,„i: «;iiaiiman KB. I.iiurv SN. I) - Frame KB. Botloms W 11. 3rd Htiir: IMiillips TJ. W eislieil Kil. il.Hlfi.s KB. (iilpin JM, Jones WA, Lovell ,11 ' . Ill, «..»•: Stoeckel CG, Miller J W, Wing JR. C-J. Illi (,I, .S ln.nl . ' .. I. Ilcl..-rl (J. l|Mlikc l.( i. Swezev ' ,F. CiimeskeN II. kiiislce K. Bluckuell J. I ' i- Ki ' ir: SaxK.ii H. |{ol,iil,,.i II. Soutlierland III ' . ,in liini: Kiiiie KB, I ' orler J K, Han.n A . ( rei liloii T. nil Ran: Brooks DW, Sliirey Jt;. Vanlamis A A. ,)( i l o„: Tiiisiiiaii K, Peek A ' .. liolloway E. Caldwell EG. 6tli Row: knowles k. Kolierls S. Frecka JC. 7lli Hair: Conrad l. Fox E. JPoii FOUR long Nt ' iirs the sun has revolved ahoiit the 23i(l Di ision. where exists the backhone of the Kiiiit Battalion, 2nil Regiment. It has been a four years never to be forgotten. The last, as always, was the best. Daddy T led us to rhow and P-rades, while John P. called the batts to. Al and Jerry found a deadbeat and left the company, but we kept El Rhodes guitar and Dick ' s company hammer. Tom passed out the poopsheets. Punchy collected them, and Jim specked them. Burdy and Gary blazed new trails through the rough, on and off the golf course, while Marty and John (alias (Jratit and Lee) fought the War of the " Rebellion. " ' George peppered the Hudson Day Line from the skeet range; Gil excelled in the heavier artillery. J.D. and Doug kept the mess hall guessing, and Stan and Jerry had the Tenth . venue crowd completeh snowed. illie was his usual popidar self with the blind drags. Monty hibernated among these grav walls during academics, and Keith ma le little cinders out of big ones at the track. Jod wrote A.M. ' s for the English Department, and Cull-Hoi completed his " Defense of the Infantryman. " Jonesy always beat the crowd down to Flirty in thai lire truck. The entire company learned the art of co er and con- cealment under the guidance of Major Kincaid. The common bond which we will always remember and be proud of is C-2. .Maj. kineaid, J. P. Cdt. Hoffman, T. :i ) D-2. 1st CLASS— F™;i( Row: McGregor T. Hughes JW, tlampl.ell W.I. Johns .IK. Belgau SA. Horwe.lel AT. Viereik EA, Rniphy .1.1. 2iul Row: Whalen DD. Neal CO. Iathiasen A. Jr.: Lvnch ET, Jr. 3ril Ron: Neiiherger J. , Kole TC;, Landreth JK, Jr.; Anderson TE, Colvin WR. 4th Roiv: Endler JR, Maehr RB. 5tli Row: Freimark (;A, Boxell KA, Biggerstaff AC, Reed AP, Leland JW. D-2. 2nd CEASS— .»i Row: Serrano KB. W insion W K. Bro.(hng (;|., I, kkc E. Sloan JH. Jr.: Boose GU. Crews CB. klein JK. 2 u Row: Car- roll CW. Wagner EC. Jr.: Prorknal ES. Darling SPA. (iarneaii PK. 3r(l Ron: Aoers WE. Munsev JE. Ilanihlin K . Ma saro J l. gua.uio E l. M.kerson WIE James jR. ill, Row: Washer KJ. KllnglM-rg j. Walker SI . Reed RT. 5th Ron: Poller NW. Janairo IK. Jr.: (iiles j E. Jr.: Ker li F. Jr.: Haas VE. Moore T . 1 i 1 I 220 Capl. Bt .l. H.F. Cill. Bropliy, J.J. V OMPAINY D-2, well named considering . . . Plebe year, an amazing con- glomeration of Col. Tucker and " Hep yo classmate, " minor storms, and a few trips OUT. Most of us had to sneak by the Academic Dept. Of course, we had a few hives, not many nor indicative. Recognition, never thought it would arrive. Leave and Buckner combined to make the summer pleasant. Yearling year, with its first Xmas leave, and Spring leave for those of us who managed to elude (he T.D. A good vear spent mostly in the sack. Air Force Trip, a acatioii. followed by Camid, Rust, Sweat, and Dirl. ended the Suni- nu ' r. Cow Year, one long Gloom JVriod. while the rrsi of the class looked at grade sheets, we scanned the I) list to see if any of us were pro. June Vi eek linallx came around, the last dr run. It seemetl as if we were all trying for last man. Firsties at last, tightened our belts, as we prepared for another long year. Combined Arms proved interesting, great deal of branch changing. RTD. Buckner, and Beast Detail rounded out the Summer. Last lap, Tae, privileges, and cadcmics. The U list still read like the class drill roll. Andy remain- ing section marcher for Tactics, he doesn ' t yet know how that happened. Large number of individualists showed themselves. Surprising. No more dr runs, this is it. June Week anil Graduation. Foiu- years isn ' t too long when you get right down to it. l)-2, Snl C.LAS.S— F;wi? Ron-: Fontaine R A. MrCulla WML, Felko P. Werner KC. Bun.lren AB, Jr.; Heve JF. 2n l Kmr: Merman IJ. Wooilriiff Wll. Frmin M-r LF. Wilkinson TC ' l. Kipfis l,S. McCorniark JC. .inl Roiv: lliorM-n UP. I)a is VJ. Slern B. Cluira Fl{. Mi(luilo e l.(;. JelTeries I ' J. Coyle LK. ; ( Run: (Juinn II. .inl: lonaliaii {A.. Cummins RJ. Russell RL. Mei.senheimer RA. D-2, 4th CLASS— Fro It Row: Bee CP. Dowell R. Bedessem JF. Suther- land J, Ellis JN. Dunn JA. 2n(l Run: Johnson JC. Kallfelz J l. Sheehan D. 3nl Row: For ' V JO. Lane JF, Hall EA. .inl: llifi-ins Jll. Ill, R„w: Smith DS. McFarland RE. Demers GZ. 5tli Row: McMahon J. Sehoou- maker MD, Cadrette CJ, Meberg SA. 6th Row: Patrick F, Urhaeh W. 221 [ 2 U. S. C. C. E E-2. 2iul CLASS— ' ro i Row: Siilik J A. T)..nncllv EM. ! ' » Kuii: Siodier CS. Biirris JC. Milder AS. IVr.v I ' J. Evans EU. ' Ware FK. Kiia| |. KK.. 3rr Koic Siefferman I ' E. Molo ' iie l, . Weber DL. (iriil.lis Bh. IVIl-.m I. Belville OE. Carn.ll .)!.. f i «»i, . DeI.elius CA. Do«iiev KM. B.mhaiii JL. Cliapniaii J E. Sloul HE. Sludl I ' E. I ' rever CI. .Wi H, ' ,„: llit;..s |(;. Ilils- man WJ. Jaiiideski Jl ' . EiiiK.n CU. Walter I. . - A X,; s i ' -!- vv%- E-2, Isl CEA.SS — rwif «..i.. Hurler- B !■ . Diirlialll BE. Thomas K.I. CliaiiiI.ers El,. Del.iica M ' . virs KE. IViesc.i ME. 2n(l l u„: Ka|dan RE, Andrews I.S. ' I.miliii-s.iri I ' l ). II anunond ( il,. I{e« X:..:inlR,m: Srclield KE. I ' ilrliJB. Burns j J, I((; . erri J I ' , " .mn : J II. I ' imenlal JJ, llorlon W I). C.nerdale CC,. I r . rc t f ♦ J IvlZ. 3i(l :i, ASS— • (»(( KoH.- T ebben Cll. Sliidcl.-r KL. Sea JE, Timnu.iis W K. ' I ork II M, l.illv KT. 2n t Row: lloeferkaiiip IIR. Murray KS, DonaM- MMi kl,. I ' li.-in KK.Hansell US. Trovaii I ' D. :inl H,,,,: Black l . Barren B . I ' ,nil, rl.,ii DUChikalla (;(;, Calliip KL. llliHoir: May W S. Axup WA, l) ir aril N L, lc Anslan .IF. Kwiii " (A. E-2, kh CLASS— • )«( Roiv: Bullock VT, Al.cll JL. Haley .11 ' . Daleski R. Owens FJ, Kendall LG, Russell R. 2iul Kdih (.ooilnian K A. Lanion JA. Duncan KM. Holmes FS. Dewey AE, Linder W . . ' inl liaii " Smith ME. Slrauh ,|(). Baker C, Lvnch GP, Maver IB. Itli «. »•; Crouler ET, Vallenlinv E. Larr 1)K. E. - UBER. NCE OF spirit, grotesque nicknames, and a desire to beat F-2 are all marks of an E-2 Legionnaire. The challenges of academics, the Department of Tactics, intermurder, summer training, and required hops never founil us wanting. e always had enough hives to see the goats through; were always able to live with the Tacs when we couldn ' t outwit them: had our share of intermurder champions, individual and team: entlnisiaslically carried out our training assignmenis; aud dragged pro even when we didn ' t deserve to. No one ever had to stir up spirit among us; it merely had to be controlled. After-taps rallies were always well attended, and inanv of our stalwarts could often be luuiid atuoug ihc ranks of that musical monstrosity, the Rally Band. We will always remember thai it was E-2 that maintained controlling interest in the Cheerleaders ' Corporation, dominated the Special Program Committee and the " Diabetic " Society, quarterbacked A Squad Football from the Manager ' s Tent, and housed the command post of the Catholic Acoly te Squad. The ties that we have established, not to exclude such endearing appella- tions as " uke, " " Beak, " " Tom-Tom. " and " Spade, " will not be forgotten. It ' s been a great four )ears — and l)eing " in the saddle " has been " the greatest. " And now that we ' re putting the saddle on real horses, we ' ll reallv ride! f ' i P ift ' 1 H 1 IL 1 — ri i i ■ 9 m s Capl. Mrcwcr. M.ll. CUl. I ' homas, R.J. 223 VM - F-2, Isl CLASS— Front Rmr: VAhoU JH, Gridlev CW, Haskell JHF. Boolhbv LW, Morion LC. 2nd Rote: Lawrence RD. Kaufman LA. Walker WE, French R. L Daggil EA, Soja ER ' . 3rd Row: Prieto FR, Barretl SB, Rickard DS, Brosious GD, Nicks JW, Clemenis HE. tth Row: Demand EE, Edward CEH, Smith EH, Sullivan RL, Floyd PE. F-2. 2ncl CLASS I ' niiil Row: Brings JF. Thompson TK. E ' an W 1. Willner LE. Orlh W . Lindsev FS. (;rin,l.-r Ull. 2nd Row: Crai ' JV. Healv TF. H n Kl . LiliafTv CK. Kmrick IIW . lied Jj. Pace HI). Drugge HE. ' 3rd Row: ' Ross KC. Papro.ki Til. Ilar%cv K.|. Spruill .IP. (;arev R. Wel .el ES. Chandler ,111. 4lli R.iw: oiin-llesh Rl). Bennell .IC. Wood LH. Bullock RL. .-,il, Row: Masuck ,1. l.a»son .IK. Sa%ille K . IIm,, S. Andrea- CR, Carlson CW. [ 2 U. S. C. C F 224 Ll. Col. Mueller, G.H. Cdt. Barrett, S.B. We ol F-2, " Through thick ami thin. " Have pulled together. And " tried " to win. ll lua) not show. But never fear, f iill are proud That we ' ve been here. We ' ve not done hadly. And you must confess We ' ve always been Among the best. And so we (few) Vt ill go our ways. And meet again hi oilier (lavs. " W e ' ve made friendships. Tried and true: And we ' ll meet again Tn " rin Blue. " ri(l r ei where That we may go, Vk e ' ll prize oiu- days In " Old F-Co. " I F-2, 3r(l CLASS— Fro if Run-: t.oodwin WJ, Staffen VG, Edwards AM, Massoii RW. Worden M. ( " arter J V. 2nd Hinr: Taiifer IJ. Cummings WT, Shreve J W . Sparks N . Be,,(l(K JJ. I agarl S . .inl H„„: W i W M. (VBrien FE. MacDonald MS, WcllV 1 1 " . Dorougli F. Itli H,„i: Kunisev EF. W eller W I.. IlilI.ert DC. Leilio PT. Svinoi.ds CH. F-2, 4th C:LASS— Fron( Row: Lemmoii SL. Rhodes EF. Scholz JC, Wood (;P. Binslein I. Eliot PCJ. Grant T. 2ml Ron: Laslev PA. Gleason .1. Suin KK. Cross EE. Bowes T I. L Iz JS. :inl R.m-: Russell C, Mitchell (; . MeAleer . Vi elzel B. Nicoara J. Illi Run: Johansen WR, MeAiiiff T. Bolin JP. Austiu EL. Blunt BR. Smith S. 225 [ 2 U. S. C. C G (,J. Jn,l (.l, .-- I l,„l( li„l(: srr W . l all lllr S 1 . I .iir., VC. Kill Kit. Orr CK. Alversoii W.I. (,ri,» KM. _ ' i, Km,: HrnUv Kll. ll;iii W i.. Kir li- ner LS. Harris l)F. l, eif;li W 1. W a,k.-r K I- . Wells K W . 3nl l „ir: Poteal JA. Edwards JT. W .-.ks UK. Browne K.I. W esner JA. Ill, Hma Veager J1-. Biiller H . Siliiil WH. Pawl m.-ki KJ. .3f i Hnit: MavI.errv TS. Odc.m W K. ei ;ler K ;. Slorrs CK. ;-2, Isl CLASS I ' nuil li„„: While RN. Iliileliiii ciii CH. I)al l l I erruui.l, U . Duwiiiif: I). 2n,l l „„: leli W T. Williams TE. Ilufilios BC. Walers l)(;. Iiimi.eri ,||{E. Cn-fiins EV. .(;. «.,« . Mali III. lleMdirsnn W IC. Sliroecler 1{|,W. Ushorn CM, Engleliarl Hi. {Standing): NuUer KM. kh Run-: Worlhy C, Toman J, Corprcw GW , Urilt JO. 226 (;-2. 3rd CLASS— i-Vi»i( Kon: Craiicer .1 W . ll,)llensl,r II . Wi-ilen GJ. Ginter KE. Olvev LD. Farthing J(i. 2n(i Htm: I ' aller iiri TH. W ildermulh WC. Daniel J E. Finger IIG. Perrill ES. He er 11%. .Jr. K.m: lt;W, Marlling JE. Jackson K A. llorst T(;. Bulianl EE. Bn.kenshire JK. 4th Row: Rankin C. . Jolinson S l. I.iclilenlierg HS. Hawkins WW ( sra(. Sheldon AE. G-2. llh CLASS— ' rout Hmi: Lewis W . IJes Islets CB, Spaeni HH. Bowen SW. Hunter C L Snodgrass J, Vi illiams AN. 2nd Row: Beards- lev R. Harned DW, Barlow KA, Tindall JB. Ross RA. Adams RE. 3rd Row: llntohison JL. Twiehell H. Lash P V. Prossner L. Huff JH. HI, Kuw: (;raesser I). % Oods SR. Smith JE. Bane WF. Ortner A. Valence E. iJET US gaze at these men. Not yet West Point immortals, but typical of the Corps and G-2 in particular. Vi e crackeil at Mac ' s parenthesis antl yelled for Fuqua on Saturdays. AX e scratched our heads at Doug ' s philosopln and rubbed them when Bob bite ran through a window. Vie hstened when John sang and laughed at Walt ' s cartoons. Bob Nutter strained in the gym and Knglewilly made records as the Galloping Ghost of (iallant G. X ayne faced coalitions in the Wars of the Drag.s. Bernie kept us pro and Rav called us to. Hugh and Oz .ic were always quiel but always respected. Tom ran the AxVi cr and JO ran track. iid tln-ii the drags: Ja ne. Pal. IIvcImi. Doris. Sue. Marlcne and Joan. ' I ' lie weekends were bearable. A few exchanged miniatiiics for a ring in the nose: Jose, Drew, Ed. Jerry, Clifl. and Bob — goners. Jimmy and Ramona Webel sang songs at company parties thai c en we didii ' l know. Vi e were the boys who made the noise. Firecrackers in ihe Dixie, tequila at the Gaudalahara. and parties at Virginia Beach, e gave our birthday showers and we serenaded the Corps at breakfast. We made noises heard round the world and left our mark from 42nd Street lo the Rio Grande. (»-2 may be just one of twenty- four but it was our company. AX here we go. she goes. Maj. Webel, J.B. Cdl. Tumperi. J.R.E. 227 n .?5 »f 11-2. Isl CLASS— ' ;.»! R«((; Slif;.i l)K. l (;imi C.I. I.cminan C.I. Cuchran 1{ W . I )i.rcl,,iri 1 1 H. ' nil H,m: Mil.n .11 " . Vose PC. Ilazlell 11. Kohlman RC. Selbe JP. Uawsoii KE. Jr rtoic: Oer KP. Conzelman PS, llammond JC, M.-glen J 1), lyrah HH, Mayer . H U i Row: Ollair KA. Bovie RD, Blastos CJ. H-2. 2n l Cl.ASS — Fr.m Rmr: Ham LH. Hamplon W. Horner ID. liadovc RD. Ceasland RL. l(«.r.- IK. Vifje.- (iS. ! ' «( Rmr; Sluarl l)H. lanii- .IK. Thomas (;P. Rciifro KM. Hrocli .III.Sii;:;: 1,1). S -o .-I .1!.. .inl Km,: Haii-li- man RC. McNair KP. Paul W . Wilson Sll. .lolnison IKI,. llava K l). Petley GS. illi R,m: Van Nalla ' ' . Dieliol.l J W . Knox ,|S. Itl, R iu: Bradbury DK. Adams RL, Clarke RS. Wealherhv 1 I). 228 (ai.l. IdU.lf;. M.J. cat. Afaver, A.E. H -2 " s ONLY Class of " 53 looks bark on unforgettable vears . . . ihf lirst days " melding of sons from every state: the Plebe tribulations wliicli made ns brothers in pain: the Yearling diseoverv ihal lile was still worth living: the Cow ear growth of leadershiji and responsibililv . and (he Firstie camaraderie and eotdidencc. e ha e known llie [lalriol scars of intramural ' s friendly fields of strife; the Homeric summer tours and training; da s spent at Annapolis. Fort Sill, Camp Bnekner. and many more: the big parade, and red garters flapping before thousands; the four new Tae " s. fondly remembered: the long walk to our adjunct of the Gym, the last Lost Fifties; more athletes than scholars were known: money was well spent, from the Guadalahara to the G-A. Best remembered are the faces of H-2 classmates and then OLU- inurli mourned loundlings. constant companions, now welded into a solid friendship stronger than oiu ' rings. .S3 looks ahead . . . lo careers in e er branch: li oiu ' beautiful wi es and sweethearts: to our (all sons to repopidate our Company; to adventure and honor in ihe Service. In |iarling: a salute to (be failbful femmes and families who softened ihe long four years, nother salute lo the ll-ll lilcs of the future. ina the spirit never die. I ntil we meet again . . . iv e La Companie! 11-2. 3r(l CLASS — Fr .;i( Rim: Crev .TW. Kin .cr Til. Warner W ' V. leeki- S..11 IV. liilnev(;j. I ' oiiclCll.lWKo,.. MrCartliv Kl). Vul-as K. B,...ras I ' D. Mallesoii JK. Kavmoiiil AD. 3nl Ron: llagaii JF, Oppel AF. Frosl ,l . Clavlon ,| B.Cliambers WH. ttli «oi : Dickson VIW. Bisho]) TE, Mcllrov WL, Piikiil .11,. H-2. 4th CLASS— FroHt Ron: Sinddard OP. kirk .1 I. Fox EA. (Jrass- berger RE, C.lonts D X . Frcncli F]. 2iul Run: Stnizier .IK, llenrv TP, MoComiel l(;. Pendino Ml. Ii«in (iL. .Snl R i,i: Matlin E . alter Jt;. Johnson IIW. ,hs IsNls KE I. Barret KT, W ynn GM. 4 i Ron: Mctiuire IIJ. Kc, k Wit. Davharsh TJ, Bever RC. Lion PM. .5( i Rn„: Hall RA. Beauchamp lA. " iLiLil 229 L 2 U. S. C. C I I -J. Jii.l CLASS— Fn. i ' ..M. I n.niMi HI,. Hall J . Cor..,, I. 1 ' ;,m,i- K1). Jr.; Knmn CS. McNeill Kl.. Wall,- Kl,. I ' i,nlv .IT. Fla,ii!. ' a„ CT. 2,ul linn: Gilhoiix J . Lasher S . Kovals W C. Dalil Kf. ,lr. .in «,.,(.- I ' artrid e K . MeCloskev L . Bidwell H . Arelier W I " . l)eSI„,„„e TE. Ill, , ' „„: Cronin Jll. Kdwar.ls JB. Luilge (;A. Gray KL. Jr.: i ' avole J(;. 1-2. 1st CLASS — Fro iJ Koii; MeNmi DL. (; p| . JL. Delliri.l-r (;. Jr.i SelHi„ ll DH. W illi.iii,s jC. Cales J. 2n i Row: Bislio|, CK. Smvlhe JD, Tani Bl " „ I.esinski BJ. .iril H„u. Bears JT. l-ai.sl KO. Jr.; llogan JE, l ' .,ll.r UK. tth H„n: Bainnv VV. Jr.; Brai,i I ' ll. Bose BD, Becker Ull. olh Ron: Knox JB, Todii L , Zander 1)1), Drew KM. 230 l-:2, 3nl CLASS Froiii K ,i,: Koacl.s CW. Be.- ( lA. W aiulercr I) l. Har- vill PS. Jeler JR. Kis.us JK. 2n,l Ron: Vando.i Bos.h JC. ( ' raleii CJ. Macdonald AR. (Jrav RH. SnI Km,: CaniplMll WE. Ilamill..n JT. Wells l . leelze IIW. tilt liinr: Dills F,l.. l),,nal(l Fl,. McCarlhv TW, Brown W W. Roih WE. 1-2. llli CLASS- I ' nmt Hon: IVi.ts.mi ,1 E, Lmi.Ii IIS, Ravmoiul HJ. Sanders JE. Brown RE. Wallace B L 2ii,l Km.; Ki liar ls ET. Skid- more 11,1. Miiller W,l. :inl Hn„: knil . Rl). Skalvold .III. Anderson BC, Kollieli CR. Ill, R„i,: Bra.lfonl ZB. Miller I ' L. Sliaud .lA. 5th Rou: Cody W F, Cliesnaiiskas R.I. S lirai;e W k. Van Dcrvort EL. (illi Roic: West AE, Dougherly JM. Ahe rmy ' and Air Force will unite, separate, and reunite us man) times over (luring oiu " careers, but our four ears together at tlic Xcadcinv have created a spirit of fraternity that time will never dim. From our first formation in sortll Area 1 " thai remarkable da) in the Fiebl House lour years later, we have given ourselves many things to remember. Our lirsl real lest of skill. Plebe Christmas, resulting in the distribution of 13 " ' A " pins was a com|)lete success: but we real!) hit our stride and found ourselves a year and a half later at Fort Eustis. J ' bere we odicialK organized and lamc out as close together as twent -two ffoldlish in a l)owl. ( ainid welded us together as onh l«cnl -l o men in a one room beach cottage can. Cow year found us together on those pre iousK nebulous things called week cuds, and i the time we finally donned our black shields I-Co " s ' r 3 was rolling. I he long awaited inmbined anus trip «as llic perfect conclusion to our excursions across the coimtry. Impossible to forget are the dut) and ofl-dut) hours at Wright -Patterson and Bliss. Who won ' t remember the demonstrations at the Crooked Arrow Ranger In short, what man among us can ever forget our four years together at est Point, where twenty -two men from twenty -two places became the men of I -Co, " 5.3 . . . Maj. Timothy, J.S. Cdt. Delbridgo. N.G. 231 K-2. Isl CLASS— Fnm( Hm,: Wells AD. Ja ks )ii .11,. (iilmailin 1 (;. IhizLlMck IH. l{li%ni- IIH. llilU- W W . 2ml l ,iii: W ;iU rs 1 . S.-m.TJiaiiS. Albert R.I. Dinpes K .3nl l{,m: Carter 1)1,. ipp C . Bartlelt Hi.. KRer.lK. Itli htiiu: Kaveli. AC. Slrkklaiul W V. Ce ' l.m- .ski IP. Ilikn |- . Mil l ;„: Schweitzer GE. Connor KO. W ielga SV. ale J W . K-2. 2n l CI,ASS- Fn»i( How: Haskell WX. Col.l, FC. TilTanv FB. Kos- kella I . Isliell 1). Shei-luui .l l. Rnmn TC. llanser l.. Witterieil I ' F. l ' ,i( R.m: Bent KM. Marvin I ' . . Neas.lM. Bnllinfilon K.I. 1 ,a (iroiie C V. .jr. I „ir: latli.»s S l. (;allo»a% F l. Banns 1 1 F. Ih.l.l.s I.I ' . Illl l „n: Patterson Mil. Bell kll. M.Farlane l.C. .lolinson CK. Mil Kuii: Skil.Me LF, Stcphan NF. I ' evlon CK. BaM»in W K. dlli limi: Miernathv TJ. 2:52 Lt. Col. U an, I ' .J. Cilt. Hazlebeck, J.B. J-OMORRO IS llic l)ig il;i (iiailiui lion. Tlic Idiii; |iiiII is omt. Init in all it has been a ver profitable and eMJo able lonr eais li ini; with the liai)| iiim i in K-2. Our wavs are parting, but not our memories ami (riemlships. Vt e will always remember our IrarkiTieti ,i ami ( ) .one along witli Carlos " magic soccer loot. Then there was Strick. alwa s good lor a wager, and smiling .liin wilh (lie missing upper. ,laek " s stentorian oice and .John ' s (piiel manner blended well with Shas " wit. Frank ' s (!hi- town talk and Slosh ' s Napoleonic wisdom. Hal. Kiik. and MoniN were forever occupied wilh their O.A.O. ' s. while Big Jawn was sending in his frequent reports, llerf was kept busy with his musclemill. the K-2 Power- house, while Bart burned the midnight oil to coach his beloved goats. We will always recall W hisk ' s weekend escapades. Tiger ' s transportation troubles and Sark ' s flagpole as well as W illy ' s Georgian drawl, the Big A ' s romances and Bus ' proficiency. Our good times together will not be forgotten in the years to come. Plehe year and the Academic DeparlmenI will ri ' inain i id in memories. c iia c worked hard but ha e had a lot of laughs, romoniiw we will be Second I .ieuliMianls and will be starling on onr new careers. It is our wish, to those whom we ha c known here, thai our paths ma cross ajjain. K-2. 3rd Ch SS— Front Row: Millard RG. Turner HB. Bannister AV. Cini AA. Pare TA ' . I ' alK.n DW. 2ml Hon: Oolil T.E. I ' arks Pf Traul KM. t;av FT. 3nl « ., .■ karani K . Hall B T. Thomson Si ' . I ' lvnn CL, W illnnn BV. flh Ron: lloiclikiss ,11 ' . I ' .ikins |{ . Sli.inian KM. (ireer FU. K-2. 4th CLASS— Fn. if Ron: lloll.r JW. I)an.k KB. Liwski JL. Kinkcr K. S.hnler Kl). W inkel ' Jr. 2n,l Ron: Jarmon W . Clock HG, llcpl.M M. 3nl Ron: (;oldlHTj; (i. Greisen PH. Slevenson .). S.-ilz JFR. Illi Ron: Ba l.-r W . Stolt CF. Fnierson Etl. : ' uli Ron: Hooker , Uebef PN. I ' olden NC. Smith [.G. Mil Row: Meader S. W alers IP. W ooil WS. Till Roir: Bra .) K Jr. Pelerson M. Mallhe« F . 233 [ 2 U. S. C. C L L-J. l iiil CLASS - ■ .«( K.m: ( lliamli.-rlin N V. lU an IP. HalliiirM WD. Inmsi.le RA. (;rip :s l.L. Ili.kr- Kl). Klira l) l. I.e(:n. K.I. 2n,l l{„n: Cass.-! KJ. Soos (;(:. Whin- W. (;a lon DK. :inl R,,,, ' : Safirnu.-ii W T. Ilmiholl R,l. IViHll -rr KJ. Vn.l.rsmi .111. Ill, Km,: Kiiiin.- MM. ll.-aU J I ' . Farrar Jll. Sterling AC. . ' Uli Kuw: Carnahan .| . Smilli K.N. Zrrkel J l, Hincke JI, Evans WF. L-2. Ui CI.VSS l-rniit l ,ii: OavU RH. Jones Til. lurrell MR. Walker UK. I ' liipps K. Koileriek Rl,. 2nd R,m: Bauer UK. Ramsgale CK. Siilinn J. Ileil.erg KR. .i v K ,M. Harris J!i. Pelersim TR. Speir MT, Jamiesim J F. til, l „„. FIlis (;H, Vounf; R , Carler R . Wilson Ul.. .3l t oic; Crcer RS, Clay S . 234 L- . SnI CiLASS— niiK lion: lli-iri-n T . I ' aurcr K I. (iolilsleill J. Ciilcllii) JM, Hardv JS. Volkslaill WC. 2n,l linn: S|H " llinan J(;. Sydenham SK. Landers WH. Barker .IK. :inl Run: Karnes Jll. Uoerr Rl. Darrah JT. Schepps IC. Ilh Run: ki)vaeik (;S. McNernev DA, Schlotter FJ. 5f i Roic; Mans WC. Smelana 1) . Dovlc JP. 1..;. lib (MASS I ' nml Rou: Dane DW. (iironv JL. Marvin HA, IauiIi J.I. I ' eler-iin B(;. Linkenhoger (JN. l ' ;i( Roiv: Donghertv PG, Shannon 1). Morgan J. . Bnrd FA. Qninn MJ. 3iil Roir: Van Vonderen V. Aekennan DE. Kensvol.l RE. 4j i Ron: Farris RG, Malimmski RC, Alward S. . ' uli Ran: West M F. Ross TE. Ruffner E, Sealon W. 6( i Roiv: Parker C. Schanmherg GR. 7lli Run: Saferslein TS, Soidlv RC. W,: ' E wouldn ' t admit it to anyone else. Itul we are all a bit sentimental about old Woo Poo. We feel, down deep, that Honor, Duty, the Long Grey Line, and the rest of the things that make up the spirit of West Point are not jnsl words, but are a real part of all of us. Tliese are the things that change a civilian into a cadei. There are other things: Living through Beast Barracks, the big fall out at Recognition, Buckner. the opiiiTiisui of Carling year and the pessimism of Cow year, llie second Beast Barracks in the form of (laniid and ihe Mr Force Trip, the satisfaction of pinning on those black shields for the first time, .luarez and the Combined Vrms Trip, and the dillicult we had in breaking in a new Tac each year. Ml these have acted upon us and pnxluced the class of ' 5H of L-2, a group like all the others and yet imique — we, the graduating class at last. This is not the end, but merely the beginning, for we are now reaching toward the ideals that are always ahead of us — and we ' ve made a good start in our little group. The close bonds that have grown between us will stav with us in whatever we do. We can truth- fully repeat, as we think over these four years, " I wouldn ' t do it again lor a million dollars, but I wouldn ' t give up having done it for any sum. " Maj. Bovles. W .N. Cdt. Harris. J. II. 235 i J : 4 l-2. I si CIASS Frnnt Rim: ChevesCI. Linka IK. Hiiii k,, I . ;mI.JI ' . l■a k.lf; K . Scliini.ll UK. 2mHi.m: iimmons JO. Herlzlieiin Il . l.iil.N V. Davis DK. :iril R,m-. (;rul.l.s IH, Smllli Mil. Noah l . Cral.am IKi. Uh Rnn: I ' arks ,1 W . I )a is TC. Claspcw RK. lari- nan, I l.W ul.l..na W I.. 6 [ 2 U. S. C. C, M M-2. InA CLASS— ' VwK K.mv OCon.iDr IJJ. (irefiory l)l{. Dy.r M ' . I ' liliiii U.l. Beiiiiger J M, Johansson CB1-. Maltniuller N A. Bavaria K( ' ,. Williams HE. Weaver RL. Konn JN. Calhoun (;B. Lieher AC. Iml Ron: Rohiiisori HG, Nowak DE. Kaiser RA. (;anihle HE. 3nl Ron: Reese ME. Volhnann PD. Sweenev H F, Murphv ll . Ilh Ru„: W allin-lon I ' M. W il.l W . Ju.W EO. Bovie KM. Mh Rw: MouUori RB. (niiclcra RJ. Barnes W C. (inv CS. (,lh R;ii: Weaver J K. Tonisen W C. I ' alm.r W I " . Slark JM. 236 I Lt. Col. Wallaili. l. Cdl. Glasgow, K.K. m J3i(; MEN, living in a big way. " is the way Hank nsed to express it. Any way von look at it. it afifls np to llie Flanker spirit, whieh some people call indiderence. but which we really know is silent pride, and a bigness of spirit that belits Flankers. That is the spirit that yon I ' eel in the -I8lh and 5()th, home of I-Co. We came Plebe Year, proud to be " M Co. Flankers, sir! " : and we soon found how much it realh meant. Ml the rest of the Corjts said wc liidn ' l get a Plebe ear. but tbe didn ' t know the whole stor) . We sacked through the " Yearling deadbeat. " sweated through Cow Year, and then after the last dr run. we climbed in tiir ad(lle. A good main ol us dropped along the way. but others came to iill their places, and as Firstie ear rollcil o[i. everxoiie was conxiiiced that wc had the best. Our Hives got more than their share of the Deans list, but our Goats got lii ' l|). ( )ur intermurder teams ai a s had the most spirit, not the most wins, and the M-Co. parties were the best. W e will always remember the silence in ranks at graduation p-rade. the silent bond that knit us together through four years. X e shall all remember the M-Co cheer that ends Graduation Parade, nor shall we ever forget each other and those four years. l-:2. :5r l (;L SS- ' nz K l{„„: HIanlori I ' l ' . Siliini.lt Kt.ll. Jones C. kalenliiink K;. lnllan ' 11,. I.mi.I. ' II K V. _ ' („ limr: Hat.liinaii (.H. B.irkluirl (; . Knsj.m I ' ll. Ilollirook W . .in Koir: ■| ' ,,ni| s, n KV. (;ill I!. UIiU.)sli JA. I ' ranklin W ;. Ill, Ron: Kock.lV. Bnrrciifihs W Ml), lliijilii-s PH. Ilalberl HB. M-2. 4th CLASS— Fn);.( Ron: Amlong RJ. Holleder DW. Crallc MS. Nanis W K. Withers Bl ). Bowman C. - ' . ?..«. Ilarl UK. W ilsori EB. llattirr CI ' . SnI R,„i: .lii.lson HI " . Smith I ' M. l.in-le C. UenI I ' K. 4f i H in: Bortoliitli A. Crit. ' s W K. " » omif: K . .S i Ron: Curl RL. Liska W B. Hampton JA. Sliallnik M. (nli Ron-: Goulil RC. Whims C. King CB. 7lli Ron- Robison SL, Richards RN. 237 ■ " ■ T w %. . 238 M n ail. Alma Mater dear, To us be ever near, Help us thv motto bear Through all the years . . the Long Grey liSSI ARTHUR HOWARD ACKERMAN M I ' sl lla i-il. ( li)linc(liinl .oiiLiirssiiniiil Ack- k (aim- lo W III} I ' oci oul (il llic riii ami liioiif;!]! with him that lii ; smile. ( )! course he had his bad mo- ments, as do all the h s from Happv rres. n time he walked the area, il was just to huild up his legs. Athletics and dragging kejit him going until gradualioii rolled around. llo»il ir t KailioCliiN 3 Hiufi ( MHiiiuiltee 3-2-1 Spanish ( .liil) ( rj oral Sergeanl LEROY P. ADES I ' askenta, California C-l ( ' .ontiifssKiiiiil {ii begins every da with a liijr smile lor ids t s ) liaiid- some wives and a not loo nice woril lor the sleep- shattering hell eats. An avid lover of classical music and social science, he will be remembered as an easy going fellow whose seriousness of purpose will iniiloul)ledl carrv him far in the Arm . I ' oreign Affairs Seminar 2-1 I ' orliiguese Cliili Sergeant D-l ( (illilirssiiiiKll FREDERIC GUSTAVE AGATHER Sauk Rapids. Minnesota W illi his guitar al a s hatid aM l a large smirk on his fare. Kick soon won ai ' claim as tin- Hurl I es ol (]oin- pan I)- 1. Although he struggled with academics. Kick alwa s had time for the sack, a good joke, or a friendly argument. I pon graihiation it ' s the ltdantr (or lljalmer. Rifle Team 2-1 Manager 2-1 Honor ( niniillt ' t ' 2- 1 Model Mrplanc ( lliil. 21 l resi(lenl I Russian Clnl) 3-2 Sunday Seliool Teacliers 2-1 Corporal •7 Sergeant 1 ROBERT J. ALBERT Kast St. Louis. Illinois K-2 ( (intli ' i ' s-iidiKil Bob is OIK ' ol llic more outstanding members o( bis class. His line sense ol buinor ami friendliness lias won liim man close friends. Also known as " IbMl " heianse ol bis extreme inlerest in " A " pins, he recei ed mncb good- natured ribbing in ibis lespeet. llowe er. as always, be came out smiliii " wilb Lad Luck on bis side. Spanisli ( ' . iU ( liirporal 3-2 2 Lienleiiaiil WAYNE FAESSLER ALCH Saint Louis. Missouri G-2 Senatiii idl Despite the " goats " righteous indignation at the ease with which be manliandleil the eademie Deparlmenl. V a ne will alwa s lie rcmendiered as one of the 1mi s. His tenor oice. his easy laugh, and pleasant word for ever one will not soon be forgotten. Ibe " W cincr " will be a credit to an connnami. Cadet Chapel Choir 4-3-2 Howitzer Dialectic Society 3 Sergeant Glee Cliih 3-2-1 ROBERT LEE ALEXANDER (ireenvillc. Tennessee 1-3-2-1 C-l Si ' iKiliiridI Kol)a . named after Koba Halfour. was ne er in csti- gated b Kelauver. bv — no one is sure, for life with the red head has always been wild and riotous. Among staid (Irsties he left a wake of general confusion in the Ninth Division as wide as bis eternal smirk. Arm , get read) ; for he ' s coming! Cadel Chapel Choir 4-3-2-1 Spanish Club 3 Dialectic Society 2 Corpora! 2 Policy Coinmiiiee 2-1 Lieutenant i Radio Club 4 ■ -; ' 1 241 THOMAS EUGENE ANDERSON D-2 Va ' u-. I ' cnri I ania Congressionul Willi! not fiif aged in shooting pool or |(la iii ; cards. I Orii cniiM usiialK lie loiiiiil listening to records. I ' " , en lliough a nali c l cnns l anian, he often complained ahoui ilii- ciild winters. Tom ' s high academic standing should make him eligihle to return to the ir Force, where he cannot help lieirig a great success. Sailing ( liih 3-2 Corporal 2 KlOtli i-lii Sl»m 4-3-2 EDWARD PORCHER ANDREWS L-l Coi-oa. Florida Congressianul " Still water runs deep. " and where Ed is concerned truer words cannot he spoken. hen F d came u]i from the Sunn South he hrought along onl) n ([uict. un- assuming personality. VI ith this. Fd conquered and luimliled om- helo ed s stem. 1 know that from F.ii- " incers to lniantr wc will hear nnicli ol Fd. Dialectic Society 2 C.adel Chapel Choir 4-3 I ' ronch Chill 3-2 Stars 3-2 LEWIS S. ANDREWS. Ill Corporal 2 Captain 1 C ' onipanv ( loinniamler E-2 Cocoa. Florida Congressionul arm hlood and a warm heart. ' J ' hat ' s Lew. Coming from an acadcm . thi ' Holies School in Jacksonv ille. Lew had no tiouhle adjusting himself to cadet life, lake most of US. studies kept him plenty busy, but not loo busy to jMirsue a treasured hobby of letter writing. I pon graduation. Lew will call the L ' S F his home. Ca.lel Chapel Clinir 1-3-2-1 (Cheerleader 3-2-1 Head ( ' .lieerlfader I W aler Polo Cluh 3 Corporal 2 t ' .aplain I Hal lalioii ( tiiiiiiaiHh-r •2V2 E-2 JOHN P. ANGSTADT Reading, Pennsyl aiiia C-2 Congressional Shank, as his dose friends fondly call him. is another Fenns l anian. He came here with one )ear ol college, linl no [)re%ious military experience. His interests are wide and aried, ranging from sports of all kinds to music and good literature. I pon graduation, he plans to enter the Corps of Engineers. Cadet Chapel Usher 1 Skeel Cliili 3 Dialeolif Society 4. ( ' r[t()ral - (rolf (Jul) 3 l.ietiteiiaiil I Hailio Cluh 3 Ballaliim Adjiitaril JAMES LAMAR APPLETON, JR. B-2 l(itiic alio, Alabama Congressional After two years at Alabama, this true son of the South decided to tr his luck at West Point. As anyone will tell you, he reall) made it a successful stay. App was always willing to help a goat and was always able to laugh off lrotd)les. He was a great factor in making lile more enjoyable for everyone. Cadet Chapel Choir 4-3-2-1 Kiiseiau Cluh 3 Corporal Serjreant RANDOLPH VINCENT ARASKOG Ferffus Falls, Minnesota M-2 ( ' .iintin ' sidnal H corning lo llie acadcm . ince traded the stormy clinialc of Minnesota for the storm of " l?east Barracks. " Adapting himself quickly to the ideals of est Point, he became one of the top men aeademicall and an out- standing intercollegiate debater. Vince ' s qtiick wit and driving personality portend success in his luttne lile. [ " ■enciitg 4 Cailet Chapel Choir 4-2-1 Debate Council 4-3-2-1 Dialectic Socieu 4-3 (;iee Cluh 4-3 Pointer 4 Puhlie Informal ion Sporls Di-lail 1-3 Kussian Cluh 3 Sergeant 1 r? 243 ARTHUR ALBERT ARDUNA l lirk. (U oik l-l ( oiiiiirssidntd rl caiiii- I " r l I ' liiiil liKni lln- " lii;; cilN. " l)Ul llic changf iliilii ' l M ' fiii lo liotlier liirii. The )iil ua in wliiili he iic fr sceincd to lie al)l " to aila| l liimsfll was •, ' oiTif; lo Im I at 10 P.M. Mf alwa s •ii- lii lifsl ideas at lliis lirric and |iroci-c(ls to expound them to his room- mates until the wee liours of tlie mornings. Ilanilliall ( lliih I ' iMol Cllll. Spani li ( .lull Vice-l ' ri ' siili ' iU Presidenl 1-3-2-1 t ' .Drporal 3 l,ieiUt iianl 4-3-2-1 ROLFE GUNTHER ARNHYM San I )ieKo. ( laliloiiiia L-l ( ,iniilrrsf ii)nill Kccpini; iiis (laliloinia reionl. (Junllier won tlie liilra- murai Debates. Academics is what held Gunther back, and that only because he had numerous girls and his " ( ) V on liis mind. He managed lo go " pro " on davs the " () " s " letter came. Vi ith his ability lo capitaHze on am thinif. Holl ' e will be a success in the rm . Trlirii Si|iia .li Nmnrrals I )elialr ( louiicil (•erinaii (!liil 1 Piihlic Inft rniali n 4 Delail 1-3-2-1 Foriiin 2-1 1-3-2-1 Pointer 1-3 3-2-1 Ser ' reant 1 ROBERT EASTMAN AYERS Urailcnlon. Klorida E-2 CoiiiircssioiKil Mlliougli Hob ami ' lo ns direclK Ironi high (lio(il. he has (hstinguished liimself as being one oC the smarter men ol his class. Bob " s extracurricular acti ities in- cluded such sports as handball and soccer. From all indicalions. Rob will be the pride of the Engineers upon iiraduation. Soccer fj Corporal Monogram Sergeant C aincra ( ' liil 13 2 1 llouii er 12 1 Section K( nor 244 RUSSELL ANDREW BAKER. JR. A-2 rliiij. ' l »ii. Virginia Coiiiin ' ssioiKtl Some men are liaril to keep down, liiit this is not tlie case with Russ, as his sagging bed springs will reveal. It has always been his ambition to join the Long Grey Line. He is a quiet person and eas going in light situa- tions. When he leaves West Point, he will be joining his favorite branch of service, the Infantr . Camera Chili 3-2-1 Radio Club 4-2-1 (;olf Club 2-1 Sergeant 1 I ' istol Chib 2-1 JAMES RICHARD BAMBERY Portland, Oregon G-l Senatorial jiin came to the cadeni ia the Army. Taking the system by both ears, he groinid out an admirable record in athletics and academics. He has a good tenor voice and is never at a loss with the gnys or gals. long line of friends remain confident iti his abilit to go far in the Armv. Baseball 2-1 Soccer 4-3-2-1 Art Club 3-2-1 Catholic Choir 3-2-1 Dialectic Society 2-1 Debate ( ' .oiincil 100th Nifiht Sliow Glee Club Policy C4 uiiiiitlce Sergeaul 2-1 2-1 SAM BURGE BARRETT F-2 Montgomery, Alabama Coilfll essional Armed with llii heritage of a Sontbern (Jentleinan. a slide rule that ad ls. and track shoes. Sambos special: academic and athletic activities have been many. Not believing mathematics practical. Sam fostered winning intramural teams instead of acadeinics. Highlv capable, with the tinicpie ability to accomplish without burr} ing. Sam will lind his future no challenge. Baseball Spanish Club t 3-2 Corporal Captain 2 1 Camera Club 2 (-oinpanv lonimaniler 245 FLOYD BARROW. JR. l ' . l (Ml 1-2 Oiitili ii ' tl ( .imipcliliir liili- ill .la|)aii. KIomI received his iiiin|i wini s and his ii| |iiirtniiit to join llie ( or[)S. lie found esl I ' oiiil a far er from Japan and the " civilized world. " lie tools, academies in stride. jumpin r over the |)itfalis of Rus- sian. lter (Graduation, he plans to enter the Armored ( ioriis. itiissiaii ( :iiii. 3-2 Pistol Clul Kishin;; ( Int. .■?-2-l Ski r.iiiii Skcpl ( :ici 1. 1 Serffeanl ROBERT GRAHAM BARTLETT ISrookK n. Nc N ork K-2 ( iiniircssiiimil Hob, who comes Irom Brookhii. is an a id fan of tiie " Dodgers. " and he could alwavs be found reading the sport page each morning, keeping ii[ with the " Mums. " " Bob was a " Hive. " and that combined with his remark- able ability to make friends will undonbtedh hclji liiiii to be a success in his chosen branch, the Kngineers. Track Russian C.liili 1-2-1 :!-2-l .Sergeaiil ROBERT ERWIN BARTON A-l Kcarin. cu .|cim liiuiilnr Irmv riie ' old man " came to us Irom the Arm a d eil-in- the-wool infantryman. Bart is a true hive and has ample tim« ' for his favorite pastime, reading. I nassuming and (|iiicl, Bart gels things done with a minimum effort and I he utmost efficiency, a trait needed in officers. W e know Hart will aKNa s be on lop. Cacl.-I Ci.aiM-l t sli, I lowilzrr I ' islol Clul) Ifiissian Club i-:i-2 1. C rporal 2 ( .aplaiii I Brifradr ( ioiiimanJcr 246 i BENJAMIN R. BATTLE G-l l)iil)liii, Georgia Con ressiinuil In his slow. Southern wa) , Ka has always been a con- scientious worker and leader. His unhesitancy to accept responsibility will stand him in good stead throughout his career. His al)ilit to ha e continuous feninie trouble as well as his great Georgia smile will always be re- membered. Deliate (louiiril 1-.3-2-1 Dialectir Sdciclv 2 W ' rst Pdiiit l ' ' nnini 2-1 Coif Cliil, 3-2-1 Hop Manager 1-3-2-1 HAROLD E. BAUER. JR. lillord. (Connecticut I ' oiiiler 1-2-1 ( Corporal 2 (iaptaiii I Battalion ( !iiiiiMiaii(li-i- L-2 ( ' otiiln ' ssiontil Harr) entered Vi est I ' oint delcrniincd to succeed. He conquered academics from the start, as is evidenced by his continued appearance on the " Dean ' s Ijst. " His story telling abilil won him many friends. Harry ' s humor, pleasing smile, and winning personality guar- antee his success as an Arm officer. Debate (loiiiieil 4-3-2-1 West Point I (riMn 2-1 Kinp C.ommiltee 1-3-2-1 Sergeant 1 Kiissian (Hub 3-2-1 WILLIAM FREDERICK BAUMAN D-l Lincoln. N ' l)raska (on rrssiondl Bill entered the l-Cast Sail) port with the realization that a new and interesting life lay ahead. His main gripe was the l.iOO miles between him and the girl he left behind in the (lornhusker State. Mis canuiradcrie. abilit to ilo a job. and farsightedness will stand him in good stead as he 1ra els the road of life. Rifle t-3-2-1 (;iee Club 3-1 Monogram ■1 Polie ' ( lonunillee 1 Numeral Choir Debate Council 1 1-3-2-1 1 (jorporal Sergeant 1 247 nj ROBERT TYLER BEAUCOND Si. I ' clcrsliiifL ' . Kluridii G-l (.(iiiiircssiiiiKil l?i li " ;iii rm I5ial rrmil ;i liark. In larl. In- likes iiii liti ' SI) iniirli he managed to stretch liis lour Near Icriii iiilo li t — with a httle help from piehe iiialli. Mill he was alwavs content. nhigfier all the u . Hob shiiulcl lie a liif! siicre» in hi iiiiiitar career. (;..if Nunieriils ,- l l ' ..illl FnlUTll ■2- Sergi-an I I J{e :i!nriUal Scrfiraiil Major DONALD H. BECKER 1-2 II lie I ' ark. I{eailiiiir. I ' enns h ania Rcfiiilar tnnv He came in West Point ia Stewart Kielil un |{ a|i|ii inl ment Iroin the ir Force. His main inleri l are sjiiirls anil the sack, anil he |)artieij)ates in liulii illingK . His sense of humor got him through the hiaeke l ilavs of Cow ear. He ho|)es to lie drawing thai e lra ir Force i)av in the Inture. .forcer ' 1 Ski Chil. I Monof;, am I ' lllilii- Irifi.rinalion (riTinan ( liil 3 Di ' lail 1 -.? 2 GollC.liil. :!-2 (li)r|ioral 2 Fishiiif; ( ! nil .! LieulenanI 1 STEPHEN A. BELGAU Miami. Florida D-2 Rpiilildi trniv Ste e |)aililleil in from the aIHgator swamps willi a win- ning di.sposition. and a smile as warm as his nali e Florida. Steve had everything under control from the first (lav he wi[)ed the cintlers from liis eves, looked up the hill toward his new Home-on-the-Hudson. He came here with liappy memories of college davs at Miami and uliurn. and a military background with Iwu ear in till- Air I ' orcc. and a year and a half in I lie gmund forces. We are sure of Steve ' s success where er his CDunlrv nia need him. Hop Mai a er 1 :!-_ ' - 1 (ileoCliili 2-1 D.liali- ( oimril . ' i I ' islol Cliili l-.i Calliiiiir :lia| i ' l (a r| i ral (Ihoir 1- . ' i SerseaiU 1 248 WILLIAM ROBERT BELL li iiijrloii. New ,leix ' M-l Congressional From lt iiigton. New Jersey to West Point was a short move lor Bill. His favorite hobby is explaining the merits of i ew Jersey to his friends, and just about everyone in M Compan) knows the lr ington light song. Rill ' s braneh choice is the Engineers and perhaps his membership in ihc Malh Forum will help him. 3 Boxirii; ' r -aiii 1 Russian Clul Hamlliall Cliili 1 Corpora 1 Pisn.l Clul. 1 Lieulruaul RICHARD ARTHUR BENZ 1 i n Ilea polis, Minnesota E-l Congrrssional When Dick came to West Poini from the norlhwoods of his belo ed Miiuicsota. he liroughl with hnu a warm smile, a (lr wit. and a never-ending search lor (lie right little blonfle. Kven though he had to work hard for his grades. Dick was ever reach lo take time out to lend a helping hand to others. Bowling Dialectic Socielv 2-1 Refiresenlalive 1 Pistol Clul. 3-1 Cailet (!lia|n ' l ( llioii i-:5-2-i Ski Cluh 3-2-1 Camera Clul) 3-2-1 SerijeaiU 1 DAVID ALPHEUS BEST F arnicrsvi T, Congr C-2 ' una! The mention of the Southwest Conference brings Da e to his feet. Two vears at Ba lor made this his pi ' rma- nent interest. Hailing from Farmersville, " Mplieus " is a rabid Texan. In " intermurder " what he lacks in siz e is made up for bv his spirit and drive. Whether it be sports, academics, or arguments youll always lind Dave on top. Wrestling 2 Ra.lio Clul. 3-2 Camera CInh 1-3-2 Skeel Clul. 1-2-1 (;olf Club 3-2-1 Sergeant 1 24t) MIGUEL A. BETHENCOURT J. A-2 (l;iraia . l c|MiMii ' i l ciifzurla Fnvriiin ( ' add Miki-. a real Soulhcrncr caiiu ' to lis from (iaraias with llir (ii ' lt ' riiiinalion ol heiomiiio ' a true West f ' ointcr. Mis illiiii;ne.ss to help everyone, his temperetl personahty. and sense of hnnior has made him a friend that we will alwa s rememher. Mike ' s will to make good whatever 111 ' iind crlakes l pilies the type of man tiiat he is. (:ii » dull l- ' rciK-h ( !liil Ski Cliil. 1-3-2-1 1-3-2-1 1 Spanish ( Mill) Srr " » ' ;m I i-3-2-1 I ROBERT BRUCE BEVERIDGE K-l Ki ' fiinorc. i ork ' Siiliuniil (,iuii l ( )iie of the older men in the ilass. IJoh joined the Class of " 5.? with a wealth of engineering and arm experienee. cademies came easiK. and Holi devoted his efforts to corps sqnads and frequent trips to New ork City. His first choice is the Air Force, and hc " ll succeed there as he has sncceeded at est Point. T ' cnrin 2-1 Wesi l ..inl 1 " orurn 2-1 S iniiitin 1-3 Han.llMll (li il. 3-2-1 uriitTiil (lorporal ■ ri Cl.il, 3-2-1 Sprfieani 1 GRAHAM PETER BIDSTRUP UrookK ri. c« otk D-l ( iiniirrssiiimil Horn and raised in the ancient and clierished traihtions of old Brooklyn. New- York. Pete attended Worcester l ol Icchiiic I ristitiite helore 111- entered X est Point. Mis favorite atlilete is " Kight- ard-Primc. " " He claims that a hnck-euchre is his favorite sport anil Khedive Ismail of I ' gv pi is his idol. Ca.i.-I Cllalii ' l r,.lvlr 3-2-1 Di-lialr CiMIliil 1-3 (;..ir Clul, 2-1 I ' cirlM-ui-sr Ciiili 1-3 Sailiiiif ( iliil) i Skpoi Clul, .- Ski Cliil. 1-3-2-1 Walir 1-1,1,. 3-2-1 Gor|iipral .- Serjri ' ant 1 230 •iiv iJr„ ALLAN CHESTER BIGGERSTAFF D-2 (;i I ' riwillanl eiiiis l ania ( ' onfiri ' ssiiiniil Ritrgic came to West Point from Coreopolis High School. Once at the Academy he succeeded in Corps Scjuai] athletics as well as in achieving marked success in evad- ing the quill slips, hut the Academic Department proved a worthy foe. Incorporate his sense of humor with his understanding attitude and the prohahilitv for his success is ob ious. Football 3 Model Railroad ChiU I-.!- Vice-l residt ' nl Secretary Moiifir ( ioniinil lee 2-1 ( .orporal 2 Lieuleiianl 1 NORMAN WILLIAM BIRCHLER B-l Marietta, (icorgia ( .oiii rcssidiuil " Birch " came to West I ' oint from the deep South. He was president of the Cadet Fishing Club and was in charge of the lighting for the lOOth Night Show and the Cadet Special Programs. Two years at (Georgia ' JV ' ch made his scientific courses easy to get along with. This also sums up his personality — easv to gel along with. Kisliiii : Cluli 1 ' resident Special l ' roi;raiii Commillee :?-:!- 1 i-;i-2-i Dialeclii- S ciel 1-3-2-1 iorporal 2 .Sergeani 1 CHARLES EMERSON BISHOP Sau rer ille. Maine 1-2 ( .i niin ssiitn(il Charlie wandered down to 1 ' from Maine with his snowshoes on. Mtcr two weeks of trving to put a hase on them, he discarded them in disgust. W e " ll all remem- ber him for his broad " s and line Puritan sense. He has been well l(» ed b the troops. Vk e " ll miss him after four years ol being one of the bo s. Basketball Monogram P ' reiich ( ' liib Ski Club 3-2 1-3-2-1 Fishing Clid. 3- Vice-l resi lenl (lorporal 2 Sergean 1 1 251 EDWARD LOUIS POTTER BISHOP D-l l.;ikc I ' laciil. New ork ( onilrcssiDndl ,S(liussl)o(irriiti;L ' iIi mi thr siiowv .slopes to liis rock- bound liigliUiiid liome. " Elp " had broiifrlil wiili luiii a coiiliiiiial smile and a read eoniinent for am thiiij;. Mllioiii;li lie lias a tendene to lri|i o er slide rules, he has liceri more lliaii prolieient with the li ' iiimes. alli- jeties. and I he li;;hler thin :s of life. Ski Teain Cla[tlaiii SnCiTr Moimiira 1 3-2-1 I 2-1 Frrnrli Cliil, (;le ' Cliili How il cr Serseanl 3-2-1 4-1 4-3-2-1 1 CONSTANTINE JAMES BLASTOS indsor. ermoni H-2 SfUiilariiil ith a smile on his laee l5oli entered W e t I ' oinl. and in spite of aeadeinies and the I ' .D.. he still wears that hig grin. He is a natural athlete and a " dragKoid " : a horn traek man who lettered in chasing l)l )ndes. The hest lies ahead and Koli will meet il ith a casual marmer and a smile. Lacrosse llo«i| T 1 Mo.lrl l ailroa l(:inl I JAMES F. BLEECKER Ha.lio Clul, Russian ( :iul, Serpeaiil 4 3-1 I li ikcc. W isciir: ( nniiicssiiin l-l " Hleeek uill iindonlilcdK carrx his red l)o with him to the Inianlrv. lie honed a commission hecanse he hated to stand re eillc. (Jalm. cool, and unrudled l) the rigors of lilack. (iold. (jrev. and tenths. " Hleeek " has man friends who are conleni in the knowledge that the " (,)ueen of Battle " will he in good hands. Sergeant I I " Russian ( iliil ( lorooral 3-2 2 252 ! ROBERT WARREN BLUM Baltimore. Mar laml B-2 Se7ialorial Bob is a man n illi man abilities. He wasever thing from a Sun(la School Teacher to a cheerleader, and on week- ends was still another character. A natnral hive. Bob is headed for the Engineers becanse he " loves to blow things ii[). " Boh is an inspiralion to his classmates, and will go far in his orofcssion. SHimniiii!: 1 An Club 1 Cheer Leader -1, 1 Hnwilzer 1- 3- Special I ' rograms ( ommillee 4 Siiiulav Seliool Teacher Sergeant 4-3-2 LOUIS C. BOONE. JR. Orangebnrg. South (iaroiitKi E-l ( ' .oniircs iiiiKil Here ' s a true son of the South. His gooil humor and natural ahilil hcl| cd him through four jears of joust- ing with the cadcmic Dcjiartmcnt. Lou ' s most en- joyed pastimes were listening to the nuisic of Stan Kenton and going to the movies. His genial [)crsonalil and winning smile wi his career. [■arrN him siicccssfidK throuj; Baseball Track Fooihall Numerals Golf Club Skeel Club ( trporal Serjeant 3-2-1 4-3 2 1 LLOYD WARREN BOOTHBY F-2 Washington. District of Columbia Oualijii ' tl lllrrmili ' Breaking into these gre) walls as an Honor Military Student. ' " Boots " quickh dispclb ' d the impression of hon jr students b} acquiring such nicknames as " Laugh- ing Boy " and " Talking Bird. " From the depths of Beast Barracks and in the battle with the T. D.. he has always been a bonn of high morale. His energies in the fu- ture will be de )ted to the Air Force and to attaining the nickname of " oosh. " Kuj;ineer Fnolball Team Glee Club Howitzer Section Editor 1-3-2-1 Debate Council 1-3-2-1 Kiiif; l{ ' |prcsentali c 1-3-2-1 Spanish Club 4-3-2-1 Sergeant 1 253 I KEITH L. BORN Soiilli ISi ' txI. Iniliana C-2 CongressiiiiKil The Hoosier lias retained h i]iii l iialuir llii()ui;li )Ul liis sla at llic ca lfm . His main (Iri-p-iooli-il Iricnd- lii|) art ' IkhiikI lo last, kt-itli has hail no |(arlii ' iihir hkiiif; lor academics, liut he has doiii ' well. Ili pcr- lorinaiices on the Irack lia f proNcii hiiii as an alhlftc. ' ,ri)ss ( ' (tunlr Ira.k t-3-2-1 (,U-e Clul Sergeant 3-2 1 CHARLES M. BORRELL Clillsidc Park. New ,lerse K-l Sfridloridl Bnd took a lot of rihliinu: ahout his Icar of hugs. He spent as little time with hooks as possihie. prelerrinj; to spend his time on the squash courts and in the " sack. " His exchanges of repartee with " Roscoe " ' aiwa s kept K-Co laughing. Headed for the ir Force after gradua- tion, he Mould like to (K for SAC. Ba .-I,all Killr An Cliili ( lullldlic ( Jia|M ' l rolvle 4 4 2-1 4-3-2-1 3-2-1 English Fornm 2-1 West Point Forum I Mallienialio F ' oruin 2-1 llorporal 2 Sergeant I JAMES EDWARD BOWEN. Ill L-l Washington. District oi ( ioiundiia ( oiiiirrssiinKil doming lo us with the " poop. " .|inil)i knew Iionn to take that lirsl ear in his stride. Alwa s an outstanding man wlicther on the cinders, the soccer held, or in the g m: lie has shown himself to he outstanding material. staunch advocate of the ground-pounding " (,)uicn ol IJaltic. " lie " ll " o far in his chosen prolcssloii. SiM ' rer Niiinrrals Monot raiii Minor " " " Ira.k Miiiiograiii 1-3-2-1 1-3-2-1 I ' ren.li Cliil) 3-2 (;iee Clul. ■ Sergeant T 2.S4 ROBERT ALAN BOXELL Mahtomedi. Minnesota D-2 Congressioiiiil Bob took liie at the Academy in the same stride thai [)ie iouslv dominated his tour in the Air Force. A coni- Cortahle ihstance on the Hi e side, he lountl time to devote to his favorite pastimes, skiing and cross- conntr . His success in comhating the courses here at Vtest Point indicates a continued future in liis chosen career as an officer. Cross-Coiinlrv Ski Team 4 1-3-2-1 Radio Club Sergeant 4 1 Camera Cliili 2-1 RICHARD DONALD BOYLE Providence, Rhode Islanil H-2 Seruitdiidl From the vast expanse of Rhode Island came our own " skinnv " Dick. A natural " hive " and true sportsman behind whose smiUng Irish face lurked a desire for love. mystery, and adventure. Winner of the " fields of friendly strife, " he ' s sure to win throughout his life, especially in his Miiitarv Career. Baseball 4-3-2-1 Catholic Chapel Major " A " Acolyte 1-3-2-1 Basketball 4 Honor Committee 1 Football 4-3-2-1 Corporal Major " A " Lieutenant 1 TOM HARVEY BRAIN 1-2 Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania Congressional Arriving from the Anthracite Region, Tom soon foiuid West Point agreed with him and set out to agree with est Point. Tom spent plent of time in the library. Although reading mostly Field Artillery books, he still fotind lime lo become our chief source of oddball ranging from })eanuts to Pakistan. Radio Club (»erman Club Ski Club Railroad Chili 4 3-2 3-2 4-3-2 Debate Council West Point Forum Sergeant 1-3-2 255 ROBERT CHARLES BRECKENRIDGE D-l ( ' harlcslon. l ir :inia ( .oniiirssiiiiidl lla iii I ' lilcird llif Vcailcinx al a slatlliiif; I !V) [MHitids. Luke proM ' d hiiiiscll a ptTson ol mucli greater propor- tions;. AUvaxs r ' a(l for an argument. Luke will lie re- membered (or his smiles and personality. Headed lor the Artillery, Luke considers his paramount goal gradu- ation — followed eloscl) b) marriage. 4-3-2-1 Russian Club .5-2-1 Kill. ' Monogram Miniir " " .:W Cal Hilli- Cluli BURDEN BRENTNALL Russian Club Corporal Sergeaul 1 I )a (on. ( liio C-l (.onui ' i ' ssiiiniil RrenI i tiolcd lor ills |)iii and his energ . ' i ' hough taking [lart in mam extraeurricular aiti ities. he still finds time to III ' an Lugiueer. Kva s willing to lend a helping hand to the " goalier " members of his class, Brent is most popular during W .G.R. " s. An ir Force " brat. " he intends to enter that branch in June. Cadel Chai.el Choir 2-i Skeel Club l-:)-2-l Kisliiii;; Club 3-2-1 . ' iergeauL 1 Mule Kiilrr 2-1 CHALMERS LESLIE BREWBAKER F-l Washington. District ol ( iolumbia Son of (I Di ' cfdsi ' d I ficnin A (i e ear man. Chuck fought the Battle of llic ca- deinic Department until grailuation: e -ept when he was bus reading c lra-curricular books or working on his left jab at the gN m. lie believed spelling anil swim- ming were uiuiccessar but thought more kinill) ol the ol ' " Med Bo . " The irifantry is Chuck ' s choice. INililic liilorin.il ion D.lail 1-3 2 Sergeant 1 2S6 CURTIS ANDERSON BREWER l-l Memphis. Tennessee Congressional The bull of many red-head jibes is the PI() " s example of tlie elean-eut American oiilh. Serious and diligent, his academic abihty clashed witli liis commercial ambi- tions — result: 44 hours at 3 mph equals J 2 " groove in Central Area. Aptitude and athletics complete his per- sonality. He has " jets " in his ild Blue onder eyes. 1-3-2 Boxing Monogram Soccer Monogram Minor " A " Navy Stars (2 Howitzer 4-3-2-1 Corporal 2 1-3-2-1 Captain 1 (Company Commander JOHN LYMAN BALCOM BRINGHAM A-l Los ngeles. California Congressional A product of California and LI.C.L.A.. Haina wasn ' t known for his high grades, but he still took lile easy and enjo ed it. He was a man who had a wa with the girls and was always ready to take a blind drag. A man ( perseverance, we will remember him lor his bearing, ready smile, and dry wit: all these will insure him a successfid career. Rifle Team Numerals 1-3 ( iorporal Lieutenant JOHN A. BRINSKO M-2 Perth Aniboy, i ew Jersey Congressional The Bear hails from Perth mbo . V real lii e. he always has time to help otil someone else, and contrary to most bears, his naliiral habitat is the sinks of the 48th, where he has a class going on in Math or Physics. Usually pleasant, he growls lierceK when awakened at reveille. Chess Clul. 4-3-2 General Conniiittee 2-1 Pointer 1-3-2 Spanish Cliih ( ' orporal Lieutenant 257 JEREMIAH J. BROPHY I U(kall M ' . f l)tk D-2 (juiilrcssiiiiKil rile Sfiiilinf: Irisliiiiati liiou lil cais ol IxMiklorc In llic Mclioti luDtii al llif I ' oiiU. V natural lii e. he friu ' rj. ' i ' (l iciurioiis Irom all conlt-sts with the Academic Depart- fiicnt. Intermiirder proved his hands as capable as his head. Jeff) was hofti to he a leader, lor In- will alwaxs he lolloMfd h an arin ol Irieinls. l ' ' ,Mj;iin ( ' r F ' (M ]|)all 2 (Fciii ' ral ( iommii In- 2- 1 Calholi. ' (:lia|M ' l XcoKif 2-1 West Poiiil l ' ' ..nim J-l C ' .oltlpailv ( !oiniiiaii lrr Sailing ( liil 1 l ' i)inur 4 ( li r|M»ral 2 (Captain I GEORGE DUDLEY BROSIOUS Vt abasha. Mimiesoia F-2 QiKilified ( .(itiii iil(ii In arri ini; at a dhitiim to lilV ' s nian problems. " The Great Mediator can ahva s he depended upon to emerge I ' rorn the Ira) uith a bigger word to state his case. His inimor will he an ice-breaker wherever his duties ma) lead him. I ndannted h anvthing. Hrosh- Hoiise will aK a s hounce hack lor more. Choir Drlial. ' CoiiiK ' ll 1-.5-2-I i-:i-2 Clce Clul) .S ' r ;raiil ARTHUR EDMON BROWN. JR. Knicrprisc. Maharna M-l (.oiiiii ' fssitiniil il. a real rch ' l Irorn Enterprise. Mahama. ga e Co l-l a warm | crsonalil . His ipiick mind added de- lightlul conxersation and humor. Looking forward to graduation lor thi ' fatal sle|). rl has kept us well in- lornied on the disad antages of hacliclorhood. Men who serve imder rt in the ser ice will he luck indeed. S K ' rer 1-2 I ' oiiiler t-.i I ' orUigiicse tlliili ' .i Cciriioral 2 Cafilaln I ( !(»ni|)ain ( ioiiini .iiiilrr 2.58 DONALD STEWART BROWN B-l I illsl)iirgli. IViinsyK ania Son of a Deceused I etenin Don has spent most of his cadet career defending his home town against all critics. That and wrestling have been his only real passions, both of which he practices regularly, ' i ' hc ' tactical De[)artment has not been much trouble, but cademics have always been a blight to him, and he wades through anticipating a game of basketball, golf, or tennis; in fact, almost an thing but studying. resiling Monogram Numerals t-3-2-1 Kadio Clul) Sergeaiil 3-2 JOSEPH KARL BROWN Beechhurst, New York (.oiiiiri ' ssioniil Joe is the tvpe of man who lakes life prett nuich in stride. His main gripe was that est Point didn ' t have steaks for breakfast and ilinner. Academics were never too big a hurdle for Joe. and despite his close associa- tion with the infamous Hed-Ho Joe has sho n (jual- ities that will insure a successful Army career. French ( lub 32 Serseanl THOMAS D. BROWN Vicksburg, Mississippi A-2 Congressional Tom came to West Point from Mississippi: and being an old tin school boy, he took kaMlct life in his striile. What Tom misses most is duck and deer hunting, so his leaves are spent in making up for the hunting he has missed. At the Point he can usually be foutid telling one of his favorite outdoorsman ' s varus. German Club 3 Ordnance Cluli 2-1 Administration _)nicer Sergeant m 01 259 EDWARD KIMMEL BURDEAU l-l SoiiKTM-l. I ' i-tni l atiia ( uniiri ' ssioiKil illi liis lirrii |)olicy of " a Ifiitli gaineil is a lentil «asti ' (l. " lid kept •■MT oii - in good spirits with his liuinor and fas going inaniicr. Prond of liisfioinc town, a lo er ol wine, v(nnfn, song and sports, lie spent nian hours (»n llie area. Though constantly liroke. he was always happ) . 3 3-2-1 Sorccr Monogram IVptich ( ' lull Goat Foolliall ' I ' eam 2 Pointer 4-3 Sergeant i WILLIAM BROOKSBANK BURDESHAW C-2 (M ' idin. (ie( ri;i;i ( .onmcssiondl With a Near of Georgia Teeh behind him. " Hurde " found life at Vt est Point slow until he diseoyered the golf course. Besides looking for lost golf halls, " Burde " spent much of his time staying ahead of the Acadenii ' Department. L ' pon graduation he plans to head hark .South to find a warm post with the Air Force. 1-2 Ira.k (;oir t Cailel i;iia|M-l Choir 1-3-2-1 l{ii sian Cliil. 3-2-1 (Jolf Clul 3-2-] Railio Clnb 3-2 Dialectic Society 2-1 Sergeant 1 WILLIAM ARTHUR BURKHARDT A-l storia. Long Island. New York Oiinli ird lllcriidlf Biirk. a true cosmopolitan from the Big (Als. was slighll taken i the system. Adjusting himself he soon enlereil and excelled in eyery phasi ' of cadet life. His greatest moments were the few trips " home " — and Salurda nights at the g in. His main allriliutes are sure to lead him to success in an licld. Ha kc Il all 4-3-2 1 German Chih 3-2 l ' ' oolli all 1-3 West t ' oini 1 ' ruin 2-1 W a 1 CI I ' olo :iiii 2-1 ( !or|)oral •• Callii lie ( :ii .|.cl LictitciiaiU 1 c. Ivic 3-2-1 :(.() .-iiiaBiS feitii. ' i-. irfpi rnfrrfirT j JAMES MICHAEL PAUL BURKLAND G-l Omaha. Nebraska .oiiiiressionnl On that fateful first hi in .)nl 1940, " 53 was hicky to have in its ranks one who, although termed " Dumsmack Burkland " by those of the upjier estate, was just plain " Jim " to his classmates. ith his liarmoniea. good sense of humor, and a reveille yawn like a dying moose; Jim has made four years here much more enjoyable lo us. Calliolic C.lioir 1-3-2-1 l,i -iilrn:iT l I Corporal 2 JOHN JAY BURNS Scranton, Pennsylvania E-2 Congressiiiniil Although a weekend and a round of golf at home in Scranton impressed him more than the academic sys- tem. Jack must have enjoyed his four years at the Point. With his big grin and ready laugh, look for him in the gym, or else tucked away beneath his comforter. The life of a flybo y should suit him well. Goat Football Team 9 (;oif Club 3-2-1 Golf 4 Ilaixlliall Cliih 3-2 Numerals Sergeant 1 Catholic Chapel Acolvte 1-3-2-1 CHARLES MORGAN BUTLER Columbia, Tennessee K-l CongressioiKil From Tennessee to the Air Force to U est Point came Charley. His knack for math and sciences made studies a snap; his good humor made him an asset to any gathering. He not only understood academics, but he could present it to others in an easy manner. Tops here, he will find success in any undertaking. French Club Radio Club 4-3-2 4-3 Corporal Sergeant 261 ROBERT EUGENE BUTLER MIrri. OkNilioiii.i ll . Willi,. H-l Sclllllll ll;i illf; l«i i ' ;its il collcii;! ' . M.(i. Iciiitlil |ili ' lll ol lime lor llli ' siick I ' li-lif iar. I If larli-d cuiitilinf; llir (la s iiiilil ;i ' ailiiiili )ii w lien lie came hack In nil carl ill}; lca « ' . I lie iiiiK lliiiig he liked more ihaii wriliiif; lellers was iecei in ; ihem. His mature allitiiile and eomiuoii sense will he a fiond loiiixlaliuii lor a siiceessliil career. Spanish CMuli ' .i Scrgouiil 1 ( ' orporal ' 2 JOHN WILLIAM CALVERT. JR. C-2 Ahbeville, SdiiiIi (larolina (.iiniiics iiitKil .John came lo West I ' oinI a staiineli Hehel alter lliree years at Clenison College and remained true to tiie gre throughout his stay in Yankee land. His sla at the Academy was one long and arduous hatlle with the Academic Department, but he linally won out. and will he a great addition to the ranks of Uncle Sams oflicers. Fencinp Mon ) ;raril Minor " A " Manager I..S-2-I Cadel Chapel Clioir l-S-J-l Sergeanl I WILLIAM JOHN CAMPBELL Mountain iew. (lalilornia D-2 ( iiiiilrfssidiKil riiie(l with a cainera. a smin disjiositioii and inex- haustilile energy. Hill came to the " Kock. " I ' ]i{uall adejit in the classroom and athletics, he alwax s seemed to have time to help a goat. His man talents and wealth of steadfast friends will insure him success ami happi- ness wherever he goes. (iolf 1 l orIufiii( ' S( ' :iuh l-.i-2 W.-i-lu (.iflln ( :u, , 1-3-2-1 Kaiho Clnh l-S-L ' -l Dehale ' . iun -il ■.i- ' 2- Sailini; Chih 1 -.5-2-1 I ' oinlcr l-.i-. ' -l SiTiioanl 1 Mana ' in " I ' M lor 262 THOMAS ROGER CANHAM l-i Heiilelhiirg. Gerinanv Seiidlinitil It took three tries lor the Canhaiii faiiiil) lo ijel a man through est Point in four ears. hul Tom linally made it. Ilis lamilv is all Airhorne lnlautr . so httle hrau( li choice remains for him. lie is alreath the wearer of jump wings ami has served two ears as Lieutenant, so " Dail " goes into the Avnw well prepared. Camera Cliih 4-3-2-1 Ski Club 1-3-1 C.lioir 4-3-2 Corporal 2 (;iee C;iuli 3-1 Sergeant 1 ;olf Club 4-3-1 Pointer 1-3-2-1 Business Manager DONALD LESLIE CARTER l " ]lko. Nevada K-2 Si ' iiiiloriiil Don. a true Westerner, hails from KIko, Nevaila. After spending three years at the Lniversity of Nevada, he came t j West Point. living through each term because there was a furlough at the end. he managed to com- plete his four years. His fine sense of humor and good nature are sure to gain him success. Cadet Chapel Choir 4-3 French Club 3-2 Vice-President Golf Club 3 Howitzer 4-3-2-1 Corporal 2 Lieulciiaiil I Battahori djiilaiu 263 ROBERT ALEXANDER CARTER Salishnrx. North Carolina ( (llllilfStlDII L-2 Holi. a Inic rt-lM-l. caiiif lo West I ' oiiil li «a ((((XIS. His wives afjrt-c llial. with his two ia orili ' [la litncs. sacking an l dragpinp. he is a delightful coniliiiialion ol Rip Van inkle ami Don Juan. His cheerful disposition and quiet conlidence will assure a successful curccr. ■2- Cad.-I (:Iki|m-1 Choir 1-3-2-1 I ) ' l ;il ' Council I KadioCliil. 1-3 Spanisli (Huh 3 Vi est Poinl Foruui Corpora! 2 Captain I Battalion ( !onuii:iiHli ' r SIDNEY WHEELER CARTER II. 1. ir F-l ( iiniin:ssi iiiiil Wanted: car and a gold har. Sid had a good liack- groinid for life at the Military adi ' m . hasing com- pleted two ears at .IM. hefore his entrance here. Part time lii e and lull time Rebel, West Point could not roh him of the time needed to defend his native Virginia in e eii the most stauni ' h Northern societv. p )reign Kelations Koruni 2-1 Sailin : ( :luh 1 ARTHUR J. CATES St. (!loud. Minnesota Spanish Cliih Corporal l.ieulenanl 1-2 Sriiiiloi i il rt came to the Vcadem with the intent of having as good a time as possible while still remaining a mcinlier of the Dean ' s list. The latter goal he ai ' com| li licd. In addition to hcing a top athlete and modern music enthusiast. rt. «ith his sound judgmiMit «ill make a tremendous success in his chosen prolesnion. 4-3-2-1 Basketball Mouofirani Enfxiisli ScniiiKM ' Kishiii}: ( iluh French CInh 3-2-1 3-2-1 3-2 Coif Club Ski Chih ( ' .orporal Serjieaiil i-2-l 1-3-2-1 I 264 JOHN PHILIP CEGLOWSKI Miiiot. Norlli Dakota K-2 Sl ' lllllol llll " .I.I ' . " " it ' ll Noitii Dakota to iiriiig the blessings ol cul- ture to a backward civilization. His love of the (iiicr things of life is attested by his time at the l.ibrar . Mis subtle humor makes him a dangerous opjionent in a battle of wits, but bis easy-going nature lakes the bite out of it. and he is a goorl man to hax e aroinid. Fencing Numerals Del)ate Coimril 1-3 Portuguese ( iluh ' . - ' 2 Sergeant I EARL L. CHAMBERS El Paso. Texas E-2 ( ' iiiiirrssii ii(il Born ill the Lone Star Slate. I ' arl s|ient most of his life in El Paso. Devoted to bis books out of necessity. Earl has found time to help manage the football team. Dis- counting anv academic tie-u])s. he jilans to find a home in a jet. Otherwise, itll he the other extri ' ine. the Infantry. Football 1-3-2-1 Manager Major " A " Cailet ( itiapel colvle 2 l ' oli( V (lommiltee I ( !or|n ral 2 Sergeant J CHARLES JUDSON CHEVES, JR. M-2 Gainesville. Georgia C.iiniiressiiindl Transplanted from his natiye state of Cieorgia. Charlie someyvbat begrndgingly became accustomed to the Yankee weather. Against the efforts of the Academic and Tactical Departments. Charlie repulsed charge alter charge. M (Jo found a sincere coni|)anioii sho «ill never be replaced by the incoming plebes. 1 Pislol CImI, Porluguese ( iliil 1 1-3 Sergeant Color Ser ean t » 265 MILTON ANTHONY CHOJNOWSKI A-2 IJallirnori ' . lar lanil (itiii irwinmil " I ticlc Millie " and liis l ' oli li [ni ' lzfl.s lia » ' liccoiiio an -2 Itadeniark. Milt has always managed to stay tops in llii- class with a niiniinnni ol cnurl a real hive, hut al a s iead to help a slrugglinj; elassniate . . . Possess- ing a great sense of humor and a heart as big as his nose, the " T nele " promises to he another Kosciusko. l iniif;ram W resiling Numerals 3 l-.i ( lalholic ( !h »ir 1 1 oiKir ( .oiiiiiiil Irr ( ;itr|»oral I .ieiiltMianl 1-3-1 ' ::-l DANIEL PAUL CHRISTMAN Monroe. Louisiana A- 1 ( iniiin ' saiondl (Ihris eauie to West I ' oinI Ironi ihal j lorious slate ol Louisiana. This ex-_ 1arini ' hrought a smile lore er one. a Soulliern drawl, and an iiurneasiuahle (■apa ' it lor reineinhering jokes. Whether it ' s a joke when oure feeling low or just an address when on ira e the lairer sex. just see Chris, lie is a sure hel l i do well in llie service. KilloTeam Clioir Debate Couiipil Dialer! ic SorieU (;l.-,- Cluh Dirrctor 1 l-.i-J-l I ■2- 1-3-2-1 I Corporal 2 Ser»;( anl I Kriciailr Color (;iiar(l SAM WARD CLAY Paris. Ken(iiik L-2 Scniiloi iiil Sam catne lo West I ' oint hut his t n al Princeton ne er left him. Mis memory was de oled lo Nassau, hnl his preferences ran the f;anuit in e erN other Held. V prolilic readt-r. he had lillle lime for stud . IK the amazement of all. he eonsisleniK stood al the lop ol the class. He is a conser ali e and ersalile standout. Fi ' lirin I Modi-rii I ' riilalliliiii ' l- iMi lisli Si ' iniiiar I I ' niich Club 3-J Mallifiiialii ' s l ' ' onirn 2-1 KiHe Club 2 Ski Chit) 1-3-2-1 West I ' oinI I ' lirimi 2-1 (_ or|niral 2 Sergcanl 1 IbU HENRY E. CLEMENTS Ballitnorc. Mar laiiil F-2 Corifiressiondl Pete arri c(l al Vt est PoinI well aciiiiaiiitnl «itli mili- tary lift ' , having served three vears with lln- Marines (luring Vi orld X ar Fl. Bv sliowing tli ' qualities of leadership Pete has earnefl a high rank in niilitar aptitude and was eleeted President of our class in 1951. His eas manner has earned him man friends during his sla at the aeadeni and a pronusiug future awaits hiiu upon graduation. Lacrosse l-. ' i-2-I Piilicy ( ' omniil lee 2-1 Numeral Cliairinaii lonoerani Corporal 2 Kadio Club t-3-2 Caplain I Class PresiilenI KeciineiUal Training OlliriT REUBIN WALLIS COCHRAN Mohile. Mahama H-2 ( ' otifin ' ssionat If " rebel " spirit were music, the " ReM-rend " would certainly be a brass band. To the boys in II -2 a liner gentleman never existed, and all has shown us what the make " em out of in Alabama. MthouKh a true eoat at heart, Vk ally will always be on hand to engineer an second ' ' Police Action B The .South. " Dialeclii- .S(nMelv 4-3 French Club 3-2 Policy Commit ICC 2-1 (i tr| oral .Sergeant EDWARD VAUGHAN COGGINS. JR. Portsmouth. VirKinia G-2 Two plebe years. V.M.I, and Beast Barracks. poetr . weekends, chalked lingers — Ed is sure to become suc- cessful as an officer as his exuberance for living will melt all the obstacles of life. hen the hats go up. Coogie will be moving at mach plus via Air Force. His classmates will remend)er tlii ' .Superlative Kid. Baseball French ( iliib t-3 4-3-2 Hop Committee Sergeant 3-2-1 1 267 ! WILLIAM A. COLE l ' uri Mit;i N ni . I ' rnnsN l aiii E-l ( .(ini rrssi iii(il W liilc i- knew Hill al tht ' Acaderm we rriai ' lcil al lii raif al)ilil lo keep from showing his anger. ili ' M-r there was an . Pleasant — speaking niixJeslK. we sa — ' Ihals Hill " good nalnred as an one we eould ever liope lo meet. This and his willingness to wurk will earr him a long way to siircess in future life. Kodlhall Kacrosse 3-2-1 (Corporal Ser " « ' anl I GARY SHERMAN COLONNA ( )eononiowo( ' . isconsin Senalorifil glutton lor punishment. Gar entered alter a plehe Near at V.M.I. His aggressiveness towards aeademics. athleties. and the s stem, his winning personality, and his outspoken frankness have won him high esteem among us all. e will not forget Gary ' s willing attitude which will take him far in the irl)orne InfantrN. iiniiiin " N uiilrral I ' isliin;: Clill. rdiiij. ' iii-si- ( :imI i-:i :i-2-i WaliT ' „l, Cliil. I ' rcsiili-nl ( iorporal Ser ' icaMi 1 -.4-2-1 WILLIAM RAYMOND COLVIN .S ra( use. New ork D-2 (MiifiressitiiKil Hailing horn S raeuse, Ray arri ed with the determina- tion to heeome an eflieient olTieer h slri ing to gel the most Irom four ears. Within a week after graduation from high sehool, Ray arrived in beast barracks to faee his duties as a lowh |)lel(e. (JreNing hut not balding. Ha) zealously applied himself to aeademiis and g ni- nastics. With his continued perseverance he can not help hut make a success of his arm career. f Mina lif N uinrral Nax Stars (2) Track t-:?-2-l Camera Cl.il. .i-2-l Sailing Cliili .5-2 Model Kailri.ad ( :iul 3 Sergeant 1 268 «-l RAYMOND CECIL CONDER. JR. Sail iitoiiio. JVxas Congre F-l ontil When Ka was swept I ' roiii the wide open spaces of Texas to the confining walls of the Aeadeiii) . it was just another obsta ' Ie to sii ' ressfiill take in his sliiilc. This was the case. Ka ' s (piick smile ami quiet maimer make him God ' s gift to women. His ambition and elTiiiciicy will one day put him at the top. (;..if (-.lull 3-2-1 Kailio Club 3 llandhall ( Mill. 3-2 Spanish Cluh 3 IJriliiante Club 3 Serijeaiil 1 Pointer 4-3 ROBERT OLIN CONNOR Aiihiirii. New York K-2 ( .oniirrssiiiiiiil Boh came to us from " New York after gradiialing fr »iii high school. He brought with him his Irish humor and a passion for sports. Here he developed a dislike lor reveille and a lo e for dragging. Bob didn ' t lia e miicli trouble with the Academic or Tactical Departments. We kni)W that he will lind success in his career. F jotl alI Hockey Ijacrosse Radio ( ' liil 1-3 4-3 4 1-3 Russian Club Ski Club Corporal l.ieulenanl 1-3-2-1 3-2-1 2 1 PETER SMITH CONZELMAN H-2 Barre. Vermont Son iif a Dt ' iftisi ' it I firnin K there was ever West Point material. Peter lills the qualifications. He was always first man to help his room- mates and to put in a good word when troubles wen thickest. Never an advocator of conipulsor hops. Pete managed to drag frequently and prollcientl). Mis pugi- listic talent lits into an Mrborne choice. Boxing 3-2-1 Russian Club 3-2-1 Art Club 1-3-2-1 Corporal 2 Cadet Chapel Choir 4 Lieutenant 1 269 IF JOHN HOWARD COOPER I ' orllaiid. Maine L-l (loop is a Srolsinan lliroujili and llnonj;li. lan s llic linif lliat liif |ii ' a(f and tjiiicl of South rca iia hccn sliatttTfd l) the scream ol liagpipes. Mis academic standing classifies him as a goat, but his knowledge ol niiMlar histor is astonishing. Where else would he go u|ion graduation hut in the lnlantr . ' ' l-.l llimcir ( MiiiMiiildi- J-l I ' t ' iiring Numerals (lulliolie (Jioir Kn lUli Sfiniiiiir i.:i-2.i 2-i 1 1 oiiitr ( ! tiiMiii) (ri ( !i r|ioral ' 2 I .it-iltiMlanl I JOHN OLIN COOPER. Ill Birmingham. Alaliama l-l P nliiimil (fttiiiil ' I ' lie rock has had many a colorful cadet. Iiul here is one it shall not lorget. ' Phe Coop ' will lie rcniendiered as the terror ol the academic huildings; no one has e er made so many P ' s late for supper as a result t)f K.l. fter the turnouts. ,|ohn ( ). will excel in the " (_)ueen of Battles. " Fencing 4-3 Camera lull i-3-2-1 Niiinrrals Ski Cliil. i-: -2-i M( nM ;rani SiT ' t-anl 1 l olicv ( ioniinil vc L ' -l RICHARD WESLEY CORDILL South hitle . Indiana ( (UliiirssioiKil " The Bird. " as rch hecamc known to u all. lanie to West Point Iroin lloosier Land. Iiringing with him a keen sense ol humor. The I ' .l). cominced I ' lehe (lordill that a cadet coulil not win. so he settled down and en- jo ed his lour ears to the lulli ' st. loval Irierid to all. reli is a credit to the ( lorps. Itaskell.all Moiiu ' ram Srr ' reanl 1 2TII GERALD W. CORPREW Hfonx, New York G-2 National (iiiani G« ' rr is a product ol National (iiiard comin ' titioii. ( )rii;iiiatiii : in tlic IJroiix. lie aspires to lie tniK repre- sentative of the eosinopolitan. Gerr . with his imagina- tion and effort to better himself, carrt miss. He is a ineinher of the traek sijuad. Sunda school teachers, and ririj; rep. for " G-l!. His versatility will carrv him far in his branch. ' IVack t-3-2-1 (!t)r| oral Major " A " Sergeaiu King ( ]i nimitlet» 1-3-2-1 Siindav School Teaclier 1-3-2-1 WALTER CORNELIUS COUSLAND Vi ashington, District of Columbia D-l ( iiiiiirt ' ssiondl Mike, a renowned traveler, came to us ia Argentina and Panama. Since his arri al he has kept e er one ha]([) with his many anil varied stories ol " I ' he Fan Club. " He is an athlete of some note, and his prowess on the licld of friemlK strife as wvW as his (juick have made him popular with the men ol all classes. Soccer 4-3 Corporal 2 Swimmiiifi 1 Captain 1 Dt ' lialt ' ( MuiiK-il 3-2 Company Coniriuiiicic I- ' ri ' Ticli ( ' .lull 3 CRAIG G. COVERDALE Lawton. Oklahoma E-2 ( .OIIiill ' fisitllKll Does an one want a good argument ' . ' ' Jusl sa some- ihiiig derogal(ir about Oklahoma Nhcti Sjiade is around. I ' he sooner he gets awa) from these Yankee winters, the better Spade will like it. He has managed to slick out four of them and also hclpi ' d mam ol hi 2 1(10 friends in llie Corps ha e a little more happiness. Coal Football Team 2 lOOili Nifilu Slios I W i ' s[ I ' liini roriini 2-1 .Ser ;eaiil 1 ifL -iiiiil- 1 NEAL CREIGHTON B-2 (:lia|M-l Hill. Nutlii ( Carolina ( ' .(iiij rcssidiuil From the loolhilis of North Carolina. Ncal filtered West I ' dill I ith no idea of what to expect. After one lont; look around, he settled down to the four year grpind and lau died his va tlirou ' .di. No matter what hap- pened, Neal eould hrighten np things inimedialel . Me is always at his iiest in a tough situation. Baseball 1-3 Spanish Cliih 3 (Jvmnaslics t-3-2-1 (lorpiiral 2 Minor " A " Ser eanl 1 JOHN HEUGHES CRERAR, II |{oihesl ' r. New ork M-l ( (iiiiln ' ssion il .SroH has spent lour ears dodging the eademie and ' I ' aetieal Departments, emerging with H-rohe stars and quill. Seotty now looks for new worlds to conquer. His calm acceptance of the hlows of Fate and his ahility to bounce smartK hack will lead him to success. Camera ( Miih 2-1 Dialciiic Society 4-3-2-1 IIKtill Nil. ' Slum 1-3-2-1 Slat;i- laruif;i-r West I ' oiul I ' oriun 2-1 ( )r)liianc ' ( iliili I ' islol Cillll Ski Cliili Spanish ( .liih Serjeant LAURENCE WALTER CREVOISERAT Roosevelt. I.onj; Island. New ork 3-2-1 1-3-2-1 1-3-2-1 3-2 1 C-2 ( iinilri ' ssiiindl Blessed with the inner mechanism ol a Iruc engini-cr. Larr vented his excess ligliling spiril against the intra- mural opposition instead of the cademic Dcparlment. A big man in the gym, on Howze Field, ami especially on target. LarrN spent a solid four years spiritedly backing his faith in " SS ' s supremacy in the com| aiiy " s athletic and social life. (!ross ( ]oui)Ir IVack 1 1 (lorporal Sergeanl 2 1 Nnnicrals French !liih 3-2 Treasurer 272 WILLIAM TALMADGE CRIM .lojiliii. Missouri L-l Sentiloritil Coining to West I ' oiiil alter two years at College. Bill look the VcadeniN in stride, e erin trouble with the Taelieal ne| arlineiit. he ' s remembered lor liis counting of the (hn s until the next leave, his love for the German De[)arlni( ' nt. and his reaih retorts. Planning to join the Artiller) alter graduation. Hill is certain to go to the top. Ca.lfl (:iiii|.i-M;iM.ir 1-3-2-1 Spif;.-iinl 1 (ieriiian Club 3 ROBERT LEE CROSBY Bishop, California F-l Congressional Lee spent his four years at the Acailemy as an easy going " hive, " wlio was more concerned o er his " goatier " classmates " struggles with academics than with his own troubles. His rose outlook on life cheers those aroun l him. an attributi ' that ill ' arr him past an diHiculties encountered after " raduation. Cailel Chapel Choir 1-3-2-1 Honor C niiinineo 2-1 ( ■hairinaii I ' oiiuer 1-3 GORDON ALLEN CURRAN Russian Club ( ' ,in-| ral l ieutenanl 1-3 A- 1 ( ,iiiii r ' ssi pii(il Gordon, known as " Red Boy, " fought constanll) with the I ' D o er his weight. He did sjiend enough lime out of the sack, to remain well ad auceil in the class. Me will be best remembered lor his assortments ol lood. Gordo hopes for dut in the South upon graduation. but we bet on Alaska. Dialectic .Society 2 French Club 3-2 Mathematics I ' oruni 2-1 West Point I ' orum 2-1 Serjeant 1 273 ' r-- ■ JAMES ANDREW CURRIE Vt altloboro. Maine E-l (.(inuicfisional Coming to fsl I ' oiiii (roni (lie Lni fr»it ul Maine. ,lini still stu lic(l hard to maintain his class standing. He s|)cnt mail) hours on the athletii ' (it-Ids. and was always read ilh a hel|iing hand or a eonstruetive eonimenl. His easy-going manner and likeahleness will long re- main in the memories of his nian friends. ( oss Coiinlrv { KaJio Cliil W I ' st l oiiu l ' ' oruni ■2- Corporal I ' lililii- liifiiriiKilion Lieiili-naiit Office i-:i-2 EUGENE RANDOLPH CURRIER San Francisco. California C-l (.oll rcssioiKll Gene spends most of his free hours singing praises of his home, the (Jolden Hear Slate. His melodious tones can he heard gracing the ranks of the Glee Cluh and Catholic Choir, his favorite activities. He ' ll go far in his chosen branch, the irhoriie lnfantr . if his pet |tee e. the Air Force, doesn ' t miss the 1). . Lacrosse 4 (Catholic Chapel Acolvie 2-1 Catholic Choir (;ie.- Cluh Serjicanl l-:{-2-l i-:?-2-i JAMES L DADE B-l St. Louis, Missouri Smiilm inl )ul of llie " Wild nine Yonder. " Jim came to West I ' oiiil with one purpose, lo relnrn with ihe knowledge lo ad ance higher. ,|im. older than the a erage cadet, had a sincere attitude. This, complemented 1) a quick wit. means onl success. His two lo es were tenth- giving to iIk ' cademic Department and SACK.. Cross ( iiiilrN .( Sergeant 1 I I I • t;ii iJLr EDWARD ARTHUR DAGGIT Alfxaiulria, irtriiiia F-2 (.unurcssiuruil As his friends well know. Tom ' s ready smile always made his compan a pleasure. During his cadet life, nol oiih did he help the " goats " in ai ' ademies. hut also the post ehiidren as a Sunda School teacher. Tops in academics, tops in friends, tops in the things that he helieves in most: this is Tom, our steadying influence for four good years. Cadet Chapel Choir 4-3 Sunday School Cadet Chapel Teacher 2-1 Chimers 4-3-2-1 Sergeant 1 ROBERT FRANCIS DALY Klint. Michigan G-2 ( iilliil rssionill Bob came to us with two ears of college and a desire to be in the Air Force. It was an unbeatable combination and one that will long be remembered in the " Lost Fifties. " His abilits to relax and take things as they come coupled with his easy going maimer and person- ality will bring him great success in years to come. I Public Information Corporal Detail 4-3-2 Lieutenant Spanish Club 4-3 JAMES TUN DARE (Chicago, Illinois A-2 ( Diiiiressiiimil At the AcadeniN .liin entered iidi in the ariotis [diases of West P oint w »rk and plav, deriving knowledge and pleasure from both. Jim ' s tnain character trends are his consistency in his work and his abilit to make liicloiig friends. These assets constitute the cornerstone of a promising career in the military prolession. Camera Club I ' ortuguese Club Kailio Club t-3-2-1 3 3-2-1 Spanish Club Sergeant 275 ' .f DALE ELLWOOD DAVIS Ncu l!ri " lil( n. l ' -ritis l ania H-l ( ' oniircssiiUKil Dale sii((c»liill liihernated with his " |{ti ti Hon " lor ioiir M ' ars anil iiiaria ;t-il to stay clear ol ihc Taclical Dc|iarlinciil iiio-l of the limr. His rcaih smilr and cns ' (il Innnur won him nian Irit ' tiils anil niailc the " ( loi ni I ' irioil a hull- liri;j;htrr lor all ol ' ns. Daisy ' s detcrniina- liofi anil a-ijircssiNeiiess slionlil hritij: him man honors I hiring; his ' ars of soryice. I ' orliimiesr ( !liih 3 Tickrl anil Kscorl ( .oinniillt ' o 2-1 DONALD FRANCIS DAVIS |{roi)kl n. i- ork Sergeant 1 M-2 Congressional Ont ol ' ihr forests of Brooklyn came this man among men. ficr a short stay at Notre Dame, Don finally saw the lij;hl anil came to the Point. Throiifih the four cars ol nnnh M ' al anil a litlle lilooil. Don managcil lo sliik. close lo his sack. W ith such a background it is inc ilahle that Don «ill always come out on top. 1 iMx.ihall Niimrrals Fivti.li (lul. 3-2-1 llailillMJI Cliil, 1-3-2 ED D. DAVIS San iilonio. Texas Wesl PdinI i ' lirmn 2-1 Corporal 2 Lieuli ' naiit I M-l Congressional From ihc rm and Vi est Point Pre[ aralor School at Stewart Field, Ed came to AX est Point with just one and)ition. to get back in the Army. His hol b was lind- ing wa s lo gel out of Saturda liis|icction. and his activities with the Sports Detail and the g nuiaslics team alwa s seemed lo fullil! tliis ; ' ;d. I ' liiilii- liit ' ornialioii Di-lail 1-3-2-1 ( or| oral 2 l.ii-iilrnani I HallaliiiM Sii| | l )llii rr Gvmiiasliis 1-3-2-1 Manager Minor " A " Hop (_loniniitlee 4-3-2-1 Camera ( liili 3-2 I I 27() LAUREN STEVE DAVIS Hclli ' I ' Ounlif. Soiilli Dakola B-2 Congi-essional ' I ' liffc «t ' rt ' few week, ends that Larry spent stag. Iinl thai (liihri alTect his staniHng in academics. For a pro- fessed " goat. " with a goal of regaining his coniniission in the Infantry, he coasted to a high class standing. Larry ' s gooti humor, ahility, and enthusiasm will assure him success in his Arm career. Kusslan (Jliih 3-2-1 Corp ral Ski i;iiil 3-2-1 Lieu 1 IMKIIlt West I ' oint Forum 2-1 RICHARD RAYMOND DAVIS Kai . New .It L-2 CongressioiKil Always ready to give a few thousanti words of ijuick explanation, Dick woidd be lost willioul training aids. AM ' s, KM ' s, TM ' s and a hive lo translate. Inter- murder rates tops since he plays man sports and likes ' em rough, lie now sets his sights on the future goals and opportunities to he gained in life. Canipiii ami lOOlh Nif;lu Sho« 1-3-2-1 Fisliiiif; ( ' Jul 2-1 Malli« ' uiali ' s l " oruni 2-1 Frencli (lluli 1-3 WesI I ' oinI I ' oruni 1 Howitzer Slaff 1-3-2-1 Corpora 1 2 Assi ciale Iv ili r .Ser " eanl 1 THOMAS CONANT DAVIS Pa Oklal M-2 Niitiiiudl ( ,11111(1 Having spent 21 months in the National (Juard. loni was well acquainted with military life upon entering West Point. Although never in a hurry. Tom can mo e fast when he wants to. lie was voted M-2 ' s outstanding intramural athlete in 1950. Tom looks forward lo a career as a [)aratrooper after grailuation. Camera Cluli 1-3-2-1 Hussian ( Hub i-3 Coif Clul. 3-1 Corporal 2 Ilamlhall Cluti 2-1 Ser ;eaul i Skeel Club 1-1 Color Serjjteaul ' 77 ! WILLIAM RUSSELL DAVIS I ' ofl liinil. ( )r ' i ' n ( oiiiiirssion L-l 1,1 Hill. Iiailing from ()n ' f;oii. canif In W rsl I ' oiiil ming in Nt ' ars Imt not in l)rains. Surviving Beast Barracks, he concjuered aiadeniics witli ease. On most afternoons he could be found in deep meditation ith his el »e friend. I he sack. Bill hopes to be a H lio . and il looks as lliougii he will be er snecessfni. I )rl)ate Council i-:}-2-i (ieriiiaii (Miili Sergeanl HENRY L. DAVISSON. JR. Newtown Square. Feiins Ivania H-l ( onarcssioiKil fter taking a look at Arm) life. Hank began to lione West Point. The winters at USM A did not ha e nnieli effect on him. but the plebe vear snreK did. Hank never worried about the (ademie Department, but inanage l to hold his own. He is undecided about rnior or Infantrv. but is still all for the rm . Boxin;; .i .Su iliutlill;: I ' istol Cliih .i ( or[ntral Skeel Cliil) • Lieiilenanl KENNETH ELDEN DAWSON. JR. Bessemer, Michigan H-2 ( oniii ' t ' ssiinidl From that first da in .luK of l ' W when Ken set foot on Vt est Point, he faced the direction of success and po|iularit and has continued in that direction at the iadi-m . Ken is headed toward the lid ' antr upon graduation. In whate er field he chooses. Ken will un- doiddedh attain success and liappiness. 1-3-2-1 Deflate Oouncil 1 Weifrlu 1 ifling ( :ii.t 1 flowilzer Hill " ; ( Ifunmittee SIvi Cfiif. 2-f t-.3-2-l 1-3-2-1 ( Corporal Sergeant 2 1 IVesiif.MU II 27){ ROBERT GEORGE DAY Charlestown, Massachusetts Honor Mililiii- B-2 School Bob. who came to us from lioston. will he remembered as one of the mainstays of the cross country team. Al- though a goat in technical subjects, he got a good share of tenths from the Social Science Department. In his lour ears he had several bo uts with the VD: in which he seldom came out on top. 4-3-2-1 Track 1-3-2-1 Cross Country Major " A " Captain ROBERT LEE DEAN. JR. Track Major ■ Sergeant H-l H ars. ( )klahoma (. ' oiifin ' ssion al Curlc " s battles with the caflemic Department were a continuation of a long war begun at the L iii ersity of Oklahoma. Noted for his ability to pull out of the red, Curlev seldom wasted a tenth. His proficiency as a piano uian and his esca|iades as the " Don Juan " of H-l Compan will never be forgotten. Cadet Dance Band 4-3-2-1 Art Club 1 Rifle Serjjreant 4-3 1 ANTHONY PETER DELUCA .Ierse ( it . New .|crse E-2 ( .(iiifircssioiKil ith a well proportioned understanding and common sense, Toun should meet no barriers in the Army. He will deal with all problems in his usual cool, efficient manner. An all round athlete, and a firm believer in fair plav. Tonv will imdoubtedly win man loyal and faith- ful friends throughout his Army career. Catfiolic Chapel Acolyte 2-1 (general (-onimillee 2-1 Russian tMuli 3-2-1 Secretary Presiilent Special Program Commit lee Corporal LieulenanI 279 NORMAN GEORGE DELBRIDGE. JR. 1-2 l)(lt )il. Miilii an ( (iiiun ' s ioiuil Mis tinii ' in llu ' I ' .n iiifcrs pruM ' d :iti as cl a( West I ' liinl. Ili linii ' in IScrlin niailt liirn llic nl |ili ' li( ' ever to receive a ie ie v. }iile lakiiif: |iarl as an allilete. iorin elieeieil the lli es at tlie riiank.sjriN ing classic. His talcnl NNould have made him a hit on the stage; his sound judgment, one ol the best officers e er. Lacrosse 1-3-2-1 (Jlce :i iili 1-3-2-1 Major " A " Corporal 2 Na y Slar Cuiilaiii I ( atlcl ( ' .lia|)rl ( ilioir 1-.3-2-1 (!oin|)aii ( loiiniiamicr (ienrral ( annniil U ' c 2-1 ERHART E. DEMAND Shel)0 gan lalU. Wisconsin F2 (oniircssiomil i ' he al)iiitv to |)crlortn well in arions iields such as sports, studies, and Iiis relations with others, coupled will) liis earnesi desire lo learn new things, oiler us a forcsiglil ol the line oHicer " Demon is to liccome. We all lio| c that the lutnrc holds inan lia|i|i meetings with this alile man. (ivmnaslirs 1-3-2-1 Corporal Moiio ' rarii SergeanI Cadi-L Chapol Clioir 3-2-1 DONALD A. DENNIS (M)slien. Indiana C-l Hi ' miliii Irniy From liic pool halls ol the Mr j ' onc to the salt mines ol West Point came a riian hnrdened with ahililv. His adverseness to text liooks kept him from attaining honors, hut did not hold him hack in p ' rsonalit . lie was always read) to lend a hel|)iiig hand. Don uill ha e no tronhle in his (|uest for a snccesslul rm career. Chess Cliili 1 ) liale ( ioimril 1-3-2-1 1 Kadi , Cliil. an I 1-3-2-1 1 I ' isliiiij; Cluli 1 ■2m) H. BEECHER DIERDORFF. JR. H-2 NorrislDwii. Peiiiis K aiiia Congressional An aiKocate of easy life. Chick lollows Iiis rTeoil in avoiding exercise and fresh air as dangerous influences on a man ' s well heing. IVxas reared a jiaradoxial son, for (]liiclv was on hand to liuo up our spirils during the long years. On graduation, he leaves behind a grou| of friends. Goal Football Spanish Club 3 Team o Sergeant 1 Golf Cl.il. 3-2-1 Record l, -iiilin : I,il)rar 4 GEORGE J. DIMTSIOS Nashua, New Hampshire B-2 SeiKitdi iiil His cheery " Hi Mary " greeting will long he remembered in A-2 where George spent the first two years at West Point. Spending the last two years in B-2, George con- tinued to make friends with his easy going manner. After conquering the U est Point system with ease he shoidd have no trouble in his Army career. Chess Club German Club 3-2-1 3 Sergeant EDWARD ARTHUR DINGES Newbiirgh, New York K-2 Qualifwd Ahrnutlf Ed arrived ten days late and has been h iiig to catch up ever since, lie has come the closest down at the track and up in the hills (cross-coimtrv, of course). He excels in the mile. Aside from wanting to take Ksh- bach to Geography class, the Friar has prepared him- self for a career in almost any branch. 4-3-2-1 Cross Country Numerals Monogram Track Major " A " Navy Star 4-3-2-1 Cadet Chapel Choir 1-3-2-1 Cadet Glee Club 4-3-2-1 Corporal 2 Sergeant 1 281 JAMES GORDON DONAHUE Kl :iii. Illin(«i A-2 Cortfiressional One of the liiisifsl tiiciiilM ' ts ( llic Class of " 53, Jim al a s hail lime lor one more f lra activity, even if ai ' adcrnirs liail lo snilcr: and th ' usuallv ilid. (Jradna- lioti will MK ' aii a rt ' suinplion ol his forniiT role as an Arniori ' il ( Xlircr. Jims reaih smile is ahva s around ulien the fjoing gets lough. ({..siii 3-2-1 Debate Oouiicil t-3-i!-l est Point Fonini 2-1 Hop Coniinillee V-3-2-1 ( Ihairinaii Class Historian ( ' .all) »lii ' (Miapel (.lMe 2-1 llowil er 1-32-1 (Jiairman of llie Koar l (lorporal 2 ( a|ilaiii I Kefji mental ( onunamler CHARLES JAMES DORYLAND Maiiliallan. Kansas A- 1 Qudlifwd Alter iKiti- ( liiick came from the state of Kansas with an ainhition to siir i e the s stem. Here he took interest in lacrosse, skeet shooting, and occasionalK other outdoor field sjiorts. Mathematical sciences did not stump him. hut he glatlly forsaked them for the Social Science courses. He plans to make the rinv his career. 3-2- L Basketball 1 Skeet (;iub Lacrosse 3-2-1 Sergeant Cadet Cliapel Aeoly te3 DREW DOWLING llast Orange. New Jersev G-2 ( ' on ressionnl Always reaiK with a word ahoiit the heaitl ol the " Jersey Shore, " Drew overwhelmed the Academic De- partment with his ability anrl hard work. " Putting ( )iit " was t pical of Drew, and he could he relied on for a good tr whether it be running the H80. plaxing water iiolo. or workinir backstace for the llundredlh ight Show. rernian ( iliib Howitzer KIOlli Nifilil Show Sergeant « aler Polo 1-3-2 Catholic ( ihapel Xi ' olvte t-3-2-1 Dialectic Society 3 I ' .siorl and Ticket Comniille - 2-1 I 282 FRANCIS JOSEPH DOYLE liiislon. l;issa liiiscll.s K-l Con ri ' ssioiKil Art Club 3 German Club Catholic Cliapel Pislol Club Acolvie 1-3-2-1 Serpeanl Frank caine to us straight Iroiii Fenway Park. We tlidn ' t need a good shortstop at the time, but we (jiiickls found that Frank had countless other talents, inrluding a great sense of humor and a voice not quite like Mario Lanza ' s. Frank ' s athletic hero was Rip Van tinkle of " sack " time. Frank will cinision wings after craduatiou. 1-3 2 1 OLLIN KEMP DOZIER G-l Rocky Mount, North Carolina ( ' .oiiiin ' ssinnftl Hailing from North Carolina, Kem|) found his wa as a leader among his classmates. Smirking will Ire remem- bered as a cause of trouble for him luring earling )ear as well as Beast Barracks. Alwa s willing to help a classmate aeaileinically, personally, or in line ol dul . he will long be remembered l) " 5!5. Tennis 1 (;..!!( Hub 3-2 llowilzer 1-3-2-1 Spanisb ( .lub 3 Public InforuuU ion .beerleatb ' f 1 Detail 1-3 ! )r|H)ral 2 Debate (ioinnil 1-3-2-1 l.ieulenani 1 Wesl I ' liinl Kciruni 2-1 GERALD E. DRESNER Brooklyn. New ork H-l ( .oniirfssii)ii il ithlilllc trouble in academies Jerr extended his lields at West Point to handball and photograjdi) . He had a habit of telephoning on Frida for drags on Saturday. Always ready to amuse his roommates with a long story or dry wit. he has brought cheer into man Sunda evenings. He hopes to make Armor his career. Camera Club 1-3-2- 1 Public Information llamlball Club 3-2-1 Detail 2 llowilzer 3-2-1 Pislol Cbib 2-1 I ' liDlo Kdilor Serfjeanl 1 Jewish ( !ba| el ( ' .h nr 3-2-1 ilKs 2«3 FRANK MOREHEAD DREW l{(i liii " (iiccn. Kciiliicks 1-2 ) (■(■ I ' lisidi ' iilidl Ifoni ii iiali i- Kcnl iik . Iiiuik hioii lil In W.I ' . iiiariv ailmir iilili- a I Iriliiile- ' . V [lilol siricf he was scNcti- trrii. Frank has al«a s liail his cNes on the ir I ' urcc. A Iriif lii f and an aiitliorilN on ronccalinfr unanlliori cd articles before inspeetioiis. lie will In- wclcoim-d inlo llii ' Air Foree upon " radnation. .■5-2-1 1 n.-l.ale ( oiincil l-.i-2-l ( laiiiora i ' Aiii l irlar 3 Sergeant I ' uillltT 2 JAMES 0. DRITT Cleveland. ( )liio G-2 Sfitiitiii iiil tJleveland is llie one lirifrlil s|iol in liis i;eogra|ili . and the oid hislor he knows is his own. s (or the lairer sex. he |ila s the field: hul as Cor hraneh. he looks sk - ward. Intnre fl er. his dralliiif; ahililN and experienee and his knowledi;e of rnaehine-sliop processes will aid in his ambition ol roi ' kel design. M.Mlrl |{.iilnM l Cliil. 1-3 Skcfl CImI, 1-3 SrrjjranI I Traek DialiM ' ilc S(. - M 1-3-2-1 1-2-1 tVtMirli ( :iui 1-3 HARRY EDWIN DUNIVANT West Helena, rkansas L-l ( iiiiui ' i ' ssidmil ilh an ir li ree baekf rounil and an Mr I ' oree Inlure. Jlarr inlerrupled a IK bo s career to 0 lo est Point. Alli ' r (wo ears workiiifr on jet aircraft he is now froinj: back lo IK his ( nl Iom ' a jel. l c l I ' oinI llari was iii en a scare li (he plelie rnalii dcpailnienl. Iiul otherwise eatne (hronf h in line eondilion. S| aiiiwli ( lliil) 3 SergeanI 1 (.! n ' i (tral 2 V ■2i DON W. DUNNUCK Maiiilu ' ster. I ) va C-l Congressional Don has served our class well. W hether it be inaster-of- cereinonies on our trips or in the academic field, he ahva s proses to he a leader, lie has shown his aliililies in aeailemies so much so thai we iound him lo he the man to solve our problems. Don ' s soldierly qualities will send him far. In our minds he cannot miss. Ski Cliil. Corporal 3-2-1 2 Lieutenant RICHARD L DURHAM I ' ortlanil, ( )rej;on E-2 Congressional Oregon ' s gift to the Army has a bright future in store for him. Bull ' s eagerness and perseverance will make him an asset to any unit. His ability to eiijoN life will make him very popular. A dragger. a saekoid, a hard worker, and a man who is a pleasure to serve with. Hull is not to be denied in his career. Cheer Leafier 1 Ski Team 4-3-1 Camera Club 3-2-1 Howitzer 4-1 Mortar 3 Associate Editor Ski Club Vt est Point Foruni Kussian C ' lub Sergeant 4-3-2-1 2-1 3-2-1 1 F-2 CHARLES EMMETT HARVEY EDWARD Washington. Dislricl ol (lolutnhia Son of a Deceased I ciiTan When " Ma " entered " Woo Poo, " he began a lifelong ambition, becoming a career officer. AX ith no more than the usual trials with the T. D.. and with oul) an occa- sional shoe thrown al him for honing Ordnance, i.e., setting ii| a machine shop every Sunday morning, he managed to linish the lirsl step, winning his bars. 4-3-2-1 Rifle Minor " A " Numerals Navv Stars (2) Rifle Club Secretary Pistol Club 4-3-2-1 Camera Club 2-1 Portuguese Club 3 Sergeant 1 3-2-1 2«5 JAMES R. EFFER a liiii " lnn. I)i liiil (if (Juluiiiliia K-2 fiiiii ii i(tl Big Jim. classKifil l( (lie Tac as a borilerliiif rebel, liails from D.C. " lirain " in aeademics, he divides his time I)el Neen track and saik. with as little itilerrii[)ti( n as |iussilile lor studies. With a winning persunalil and a host l Iriends. he has a solid foundation for a successful ir Force career. ( oss ( ' (»unlr N uineraU loiio ;ram Minor " " " I ' raek MoiKiiiram l-:i-2-l Dialeclic Socielv 3-2-1 Spanish Cliili ' 3-2-1 Sergeanl I 1-3-2-1 GEORGE LOUIS EGBERT. JR. I.aiisinji. Miihiiran (.oniii ' i ' ssitiiKil (ieorge realized a life-long ambition when he joineil iis. arriving ia the rtiller and Stewart Field. His free time was exjiended phnitig a trumpet in the Dance ()reliestra and establisliirig an emiable record in after- noon repose. His sense ol dul and tnan Iriends assure him a successl ' id niilitar career. Dance Orilieslra 1-3-2-1 Lrailrr lloncir ( ' .oniniil lee I 0. KIRK EHLERS W akpala. South Dakota Corpora I Sergeant B-l QuaUfivd Allernali ' Kirk joined oiu ' ranks alti ' r a Near at the I ni crsil ol North Dakota. Here his fellow cadets soon foinid him to be an exceptional man. Kirk ' s smile and good nature be ' ame his trademarks. He excelled in the classroom, proved himself an athlete, and managed to sla ahead of the Tac ' lical Department. Swiinninig Numerals Minor " " Major ' Waler I ' olo Cluli 1-3-2-1 1-3-2-1 esl I ' oinI t ' orunl 2-1 (laili ' l Skeel Clul. -l- Kistiing ( ' .In . 3-2-1 ( irporal O 1 .ifiUfnalil T li 2}U) RAYMOND JOHN EINEIGL Taylor, Texas Congi D-l [ressional After a year at Texas A. and M.. Ray came to West Point. What knowledge he had acquired helped hirn to defeat the Academic Department. Always ready with a good word for Texas, he continually was bothered l) his acquired Yankee accent. When June Week arrives, Ray hopes to become a Second Lieutenant in the Engineers. Lacrosse Numerals Monogram Soccer Numerals Monogram 4-3-2-1 1-3-2 1-3-2-1 Hop Manager Corporal 2 Caplaiii I neglmeiilal Commander JAMES H. ELLIOTT Elsberrv, Missouri F-2 Congressional Jim came to Vi ' est Point from the Second Infantry Division well acquainted with the military. He has had no trouble staying well ahead of the Academic Depart- ment, and remains happy as long as he receives the " Elsberry Democrat " and stays out of the top sack. Jim ' s resourcefulness and abilitv will ascertain a suc- cessful future for him. Russian Club Pistol Club 3-1 3 Corporal Sergeant GREELEY HORACE ELLIS, JR. Adel, Georgia L-2 Congressional Bud ' s life at esl Point has been marked by silent determination and resolution in all that he engaged. His efficiency and pleasant disposition have won him high regard among his fellow cadets. Although having a preference for Georgia " peaches, " Bud has proved to be very encouraged by " ya nkee " women. +-3 Lacrosse 4-3-2 Spanish Clul Monogram Corporal 1 ' ishing Club 3-2-1 Lieutenani Honor Commillee 3-2-1 287 : ' t,M K ' ROGER PADDOCK ELLMAN B-2 I ' aiiiiinjiilalr. Lonj; Islainl. i« oik I ' rcsidciilinl Plebe Year Kog bccaiiu ' iiuIimI lor lii riiaiu " lioriir towns " — his parents moved llin-r limi llial ear. n rin IJrat. Hii came here from SiilKs. anil soon eslahlislied liiinselC as a lii e. I e|)l I ' or lemmes ami the TD Yearling car. life was |)ri-ll i ' as lor liim. e will rememlier l{o " " s serious altitiiile and loxe ol nnisie. r l I ' oiiil I ' nnni Mow il .( r iMlilnr Sailing ' Cliili StM ' relarv |.:i-j-i I -.!-:.•- 1 S| a ii li ( ' .liil Suin]a Srlmol Tfachcr Ser " eaiil t-:5-L ' -l 1-3-2-1 1 JAMES RICHARD ENDLER I ' assaic. eu .|iM e D-2 ( .(inurrssioiKil Jim lame to us a lia| |i -go-luckx and et seriou,-- i ilian. Ii ed llie same as a cadiM. and |(roliald will as an odirer. _Ne ( ' r lettiiifr llie s slem i;el llie hesl ol liim. Jim alwaxs kept one tep aliead ol llie " 1.1). Resides keeping e er one in eonru ion li iii - hiMnof. lie man- aged to have one amhition paramount — to graduate. rl (.lull l-:?-l ' -l I ' oli.y ( ' .(.nimilK-c ■2- Tn ' aMitfT i iorporal ' 2 INililu- liil ' oriiialioii l.ioiiU ' iiaiil I Deiail 2- J.-wish aia|i.-l Chiiir l-.l-::-! ( aili ' l in Oliariir JOHN ROBERT ENGLEHART Amherst. iryinia G-2 ( .oiiiiri-ssioiKil i{olt " s li e earsal the (adiin demonslraled widl lii will to eoiKpier an la k regardless ol diilieult . When Hoh ' s time was not lieing taken up testhooks he was usualK slri ing lor a reeoril at the cross eountrx coursi- or on the Iraik Held. Hoh ' s main (ar;;el has alw a heeri the lrdantr (lood luck. ]toh. •IVa.k ( fcriiiaii ( !liil) S|iaiiisli Ciliilt l-.i Ci.ilK.ral la ' iilt ' iiant im JAMES ALFRED EUBANKS Michigan (]il . Iixliaria F-l Quali ictI ( (inijulitin After tliree ears of Air Force life. Jim set liis sii;lus on est Point, in spite ol a longinj; lor that iil )|(ia ol liirh he never ceases to speak.. Indiana, lie attacked liis new life with sparking vigor, emphasizing; the hraiii work. The results were a readv ollicer and a ti( ' cr-to-he- lor:;olteii Iriend and classmate. Cailel Cliapel Choir 4-3-2-1 (li)i|i()r;il (MeeClul) 1.-3-2-1 Serf;eaiU Kill " ; (. oiniiiinee 4-3-2-1 ELDEN QUENTIN FAUST. JR. Philadelphia, Penns Ivania 1-2 Congressional Coming to Vt est Point direct IVom high school, he struggled through piclic scar, was [cliorn. and again enjoxed the liner things in life. ( )uc of the 1-2 goat con- tingent, he spent yearling year investigating the inys- leries of M. T.tSCi. Sports are his main interest, espe- cialh soccer. L |ioti gra luatit)n he hopes lor the In- laulrv. Soccer Spanish CUil 4-3-2 3-2 Model Railroad Cliih 3 Sergeanl 1 ROBERT N. FERNANDEZ Honolulu, Hawaii Congr G-2 iiiniil Leaving the tropical paradise of |ialms and pineapples, Senor Koherto Jose . olasco Fernatidc lauded ujiou the rock shores of the Hudson, and olfcred his ca[ialilc services to the Military Academy. Taking academics and " the sxstem " in stride. Jose coutrihuted to the greater glor of the cailenn in the (Jlee Cluh. Catholic Chapel t]hoir Dialectic Siicicty t-3-2-1 2-1 Glee Cluh Serircan t 4-3-2-1 1 IH ) CHARLES JAMES FIALA llowells, Nebraska H-l ( ' iiilircssi in(il From the Middle West came Clunk, lullou iiij; iiri ohJer lirollier lis one year. Altli (iii;li lie liked lo arfriic on an Mihjecl. he never took | art in an deliales lor the De- hate Council. He said ihal was (]or(»s S(|iiail. ( tru- ut Chii k s ainhitions was to have heller Inlratniiral leanis. i.n ' iineers is his hraneli choice. Huffle Notes Kditiir ( utllolic col I. " (-Catholic ( iluiir Glee dull 3-2-1 J-l 1-3-12-1 2-1 Russian ( liili ' .i- ' 2 ( »r(ioral 2 (laptaiii I ( ]iiin[iaii ( ioiniiianilcr BARTHOLOMEW MICHAEL FILASETA F-l Bethlehem, Pennsylvania Nationnl Cunnl Bart has aimed at West Point e er since he was no higher than a waist plate. Usually reserved, Bart is one ol those rare few who can lace every reveille smiling. With his huge store of optimism he can successfully meet an of life ' s problems. His interest in people and keen judguieni insure Bart a fruilfid career. Soccer 4-3 lOOlh Mglu .Show 1-3-1 Numerals Camera luli 3-2-1 Monogram Corjxiral 2 Track 4 Sergeant 1 Numerals WILLIAM ARTHUR FIO RITO L-l IJuffalo, New ork Congressional " hio " will long be remembered for spirit and determina- lion. especially on the athletic held. Having little trouble with the books and onlv occasional collisions will) the Paclical Di ' parlment, he has made cadet life as li el as possible. His career as an ofliccr in ihc Armed Forces will certainly be successful. Track 4-3-2-1 Numerals Monogram Soccer 2 Cadel Chape! Choir 1-3-2-1 (Camera Cluli 1-3-2-1 Dialectic Sociel 3-2 Glee Cluh 1-3-2-1 Hop Manager 1-3-2-1 Sergeant 1 290 b:; i,. RICHARD FLEMING FISCHER lla aiia. Florida ( ' oiigressioiKil The Academic and Tactical Departments were no prob- lem to this Southern gentleman. A line athlete and naltiral lii e. Dick mixed the two gracefully. al va s liuding lime lor musical organizations and c iaching the underprivilegeil. The many tasks ahead will be met and conquered b bis sincere desire to do the job well. 4-3-2-1 D aiu- " Hand (;iee Clul. .Ski Clul. Corporal Sergeanl 1 4-3-2-1 SAMUEL HENRY FISHER. JR. lclr f. Florida B-2 Prt ' sidcnliiil Sam, an Army Brat, came to West Point on bis second lr . lie kept oul ol trouble, and stayed pro in academics most of the time, ailbougb ibc W ' fJR ' s always worried bim. He seldom lei the s stem bother him. and when it did he was ne er bitter for long. On graduation. Sam hopes to start a career with the FA. ( ' .aiiiera Club Mule Rider Pistol Clul. 3-2-1 2-1 4-3-2-1 Sailing Club Sergeant 4-3-2-1 1 (Captain JOHN BULLOCK FITCH Bellefonte, l ' eims lyania E-2 Congressional With bis wa blond hair ami nickname of " Wuke, " John has been a standout in " K " Co. and the class of ' 53. Wuke is always ready to engage in a liyely argu- ment, anil his gift of gab has s|)arked man enjo able ' ' bull sessions. " Wuke ' s broad smile anti winning man- ner will carry bim far in the riny. Engineer Football Team 2 Swimming 4 Cadet Cbapel Choir 4-3-2-1 (Camera Club t-3-2-1 Liebate Council 1-3-2-1 (;oll ' Clul. 3-2-1 Public Information Detail 4-3-2-1 Ski Club 4-3-2-1 Corporal 2 Sergeant 1 241 7 EUGENE LEE FITZSIMMONS Ihirli ' iii. Monlarui H-l SriKlliil illl Mler bccoiuiiig mcusloiucil lo tlif rifiors oi iiiililar life, Gene foiinrl a home at West Point. Plel)e math was a strupn;le. l iil he lurneil Iii ' cai lirif; t ' ar. with |)lent of lime for the sack. His sense of humor and his aliihtv to get along with others will slatnl iiim in good steail throughout a suceesshil career. Kiissiall ( ' .lull l isl l (:lul 3-2-1 1-3 King Re|irrs -iiliiliM- 2-1 S T " eaiU I RICHARD WARREN FLATHER Nar-hiia. Ni ' w llarri|»hirc A- 1 SfiKiliiriiil I )i ' k «as unalilc to oiler aiailcmir a sislarire to his roommates, hut was good lor a laugh in an situation. I le is lea ing est PoinI rtiu li as he cnlered. Iiiil W csl I ' oiiil will ne er he ihe aine. Diik | da lis. on gradiialiipri. Ii lolliiNN lii iirollier into the irlioriir liifanlrv : wi- are sure of his success. JMshinc Cliili (; .al Kooll.all Ski Club -1 1-3-2-1 Porliipuosc ( Hull Sergeant 3-2-1 1 HENRY AUGUSTUS FLERTZHEIM. JR. Miluaukcc. Wisconsin M-2 StiKiloriiil Spike, still a l il hlue from the rclic winils. entered Central rea. onl tci lind no Eskimos present. Despite the lack (if familiar (aces. Sjiikc made himself known lo the Academic Department anil lu his cla matcs. domes the " DAY, " Spike will repUxc hi.- three i ' ar olil stars with se en ear old castles. I ' noiliall 1 Kussian ( :iuli V si lanl Manager (l ir|Miral Deliali ' ( ouneil 1-3-2-1 l.ieiileuani WesI Poini I ' liruin 2-1 llowil .er 2-i Seetiiin Isililc.r 3-2-1 292 PAUL EDSEL FLOYD idinirkii. Maliaiiia F-2 Congressional illi Inif Mabaiiia vigor, Paul tackled the problem of gaining a West Point education, lie auokc lour Ncars later to find a di|ilonia in his hand and an Army career in I ' ront of iiim. Mis eas -going nature belies his char- acter: however, when a problem arises Paul has shown that he can handle it with force and decision. French C.liili Corporal LieutenanI ROY FOWLER New[)ort, Rhode Island G-l Congress! ori( 1 1 A son of Newport. R. I.. Roy came to the Corps a bmiille of enthusiasm and ambition. Mis wide varietx of interests ami ])lcasant pcrsonalitx earned him man friends, though mam an affair of the heart and intellec- tual pursuits sobered him. This same ambition should carry him a long wav in the direction he has chosen. Soccer Monogram Forum Serjieant GAILLARO A. FRIEMARK TolecK). ( )liio 0-2 Regular iriiiv Gail ' s manv talents make him a hard man to describe. His Southern accent, although he comes from Ohio, and his quick replies have no match in the class. Even though he slighted the Academic Deparlmenl w hile catering to the sack, Gail managed to attain a high rank in the class and high hopes for the ir Force. I Soccer Sunday Scluiol Teacher Superinlemlent Skeet CUib Dehale Council 1-3-2-1 Radio Cluh t-3-2-1 4-3-2-1 West Poinl Forum I 2-1 ( iorporal 2 Lieutenant 1 293 1 " S 1 ? Q ______ — a 1 -4 r 1 RODNEY MILES FRENCH MilltT. South I )ak )la F2 Si ' iiiiNii iiil Koil joined mir ranks as a " lirat. " u illi a ilrlcrminalioii toward airoiii[ilishinent which is lulU dis|)laM ' (l in all his undcrlakinfis. Ncitlicr i)othfri ' (l nor t ' stcfincd h the Viadi ' inii- I )f|)artnifnt. he lt ' otcd ninch ol his well spt-nl time to the Vt resiling squad. l{od di-jiarts with a (|ualil ol " stirkluitiMMU ' ss " under his hat an l a hook far niore henelicial than llshhaeh under his arm. W r.slliii T 4-3-2-1 (ierinan C;iiili .i ( !la !- Numerals ( !a lel (!lia|iel ( " Jiimrr l-. ' Mono ' irani Si]n(la Isrlnml Minor " Teaelier ' 2- Water 1 1. Ii. Clul. t-:i Serjeant I LOUIS CHADWICK FRIEDERSDORFF. JR. H-l I ' orl W orlli. Texas ( uiinrcssiiiuiil ( !had lanie In West j ' ouil Ironi the lair state ol Texas, a lait lie has impressed upon us lor I ears. great alhh ' te and elassniate. he was phased little hx aeadeinies or the T.I), lie could alwa s he lound at the lacrosse held or in the sack. Kfficient and capahle. lie will ha e no Irouhle in makiri ' ' the rrn a success. Laerossi ' l- ' i-J-l Numerals Major " A " (:or|..,ral 2 HERBERT E. FRIESEN ( !ol( ra l S|)rin;iis. (ioloraWi Serpcaiil I |{t ' ;iiiiriil al Sii|i]»I Scrfzt ' aiil E-2 ! (itii nttl (tiKinl Mter a earin the Marines and I wo I ' ars oi Iowa Slate (!olle;;e. Ilerh came to West I ' oint well qualilie l to handle an thing the Academic and ' Ta ' tical Depart- ments had to oiler. A true Iunc. Ilerh was alwaxs eager to lead the (ioats out of the darkness. His willingness to hel|» others has won him man a lifelong friend. ( !ross ( !ouiilr I M ill lirniii I ! ■ I ' oruin 2-1 i iorporal S T(; " anl II o.,| ELBERT E. FULLER. JR. ( ) l )r(l. oilli ( Carolina E-l ( uiiiln ' ssioixil As a wile. Hert was the greatest — as effieient as tlie " Ace. " and yet. a man Nilli a lialaiiced sense of liiinior that never let us down. Lii(k are the men he coin- niands, and most lortunate the irl who tra els throuifh the Army with him: for both men and wife will find him to be wise and understanding as leader and companion. t-3-2-1 Kadio Club 4-3-2-1 Wrestling Numerals Monogram Pistol Chib t Kailio Club (liir|iiiral 2 Captain I Company C »niinanil ' r DONALD G. FUQUA l.itlle Hock, rkansas G-2 I ,oniin ssii ii(il Hailing Ironi rkansas. Don came to West Point illi a eonibinalioii of academic and athletic abilities thai made him a star perlormer in the section room as well as in the defensive backlield and (»n the track S(|uad. Fewk will be remembe red as a dependable ami likeable friend who will make a success of an Air Force career. I ' oDlball Maj.T -V ' I ' rark Major " " Baseball i-:i-2-i 1-3-2-1 4 ; )lf KepresenfallM ' 2-1 ( ' .i rporal 2 iergi-an 1 1 Regimrnlal Sergeaiil Major GEORGE F. GAREY G-l North Kast. lar land Seiuitoriiil Coming from an Ariiu fainiK. (jeorge is one of the favored few who can tridy call our Hudson citadel " home. " " A juice hive Cow ear. he peered down on his less fortunate classmates with benign s ni])alln. George pipes a sour tune on the fife: we forgive him that and can sincerely say we enjoyed his friendship. 2-1 Soccer Swimming Manager Camera Clul t 4 t-3-2 Debate ( icmncil (inrporal 2 LieulenanI 1 295 .■-•i i l ii. HAROLD EUGENE GARTRELL M-l r.i lliirliird. )kl,ili()iiKi ( oiiiircssioriiil ll.iiliiij; Ir W i-allici loi il. (Iklal ,i. and Iroli oul i l lii;. ' li scliool. Hal raiiic In Wol I ' oiril. Hi ' cliux ' llic I ' oiluf. ' ui ' -i- ( !liil( and (ilci ' ( lliih lo liclj) jtass the lime, and })ro id ' lliusc wrlcnrnc lri|is dnrinf; plclic and car- ling years. His IrirndK tnannrr lia uun liirri main (ricrids. and i nir In hrl|i lilni in llic liramli r cliooscs. i; rr Cillli l-.l . i i ' ,„„i »riim 1 1- n-| ii iii ' x- :i.il :! i ior ' | oi-al •) 1 ' .sli.l Clul. 1 ScrjieaiU 1 FRANCIS VERNON GAY I ' ic-xiil 1. riziina A- 1 Scniiiiii iiil IpomI I ui ' IiI -llm-i- rai a o a linn;; was liiiril in llic ti .( na lriril( i . Il ua dllldll■d " (ilnrn and willi llic |)assin;;( l cars i I dc cltijicd skills in man |iii-sli )naMc cliarmcls. In tlic sccliiin room and on liic alldclic liclds Frank was a dani;cicins ii al. Needless lo sa . uc all « i li liini conlinncd siiccos in llic ir lorcc. l„irn.NM- l-:i N Minerals I M«uio;ii-jin . ' S Wi-sl I ' l.ini l ' .ruiii :2-l (ii ' lli ' ral ( ' .(Hiimil liT ' l- lal ' Miii-rr l ' .( ll.al! 1 RICHARD P. GEER CIcM ' laiiil. Ohio I liiu il ri- l{r|ilcsrMlali c 1 S|,aMi li Cllll, .i Corporal 2 l,ii iili ' iiaiil I H-2 ( .onilirssidlKil I. ike a| olcon. ' I»i|i i a nia-lcr ol pa l lialllcs. riiirl cars Iroiii now il will lie a | lcasnrc lo Iom-. a;:airi. lo lliis liandliall swanii. and lo lislcn lo llial |icnclratinp il in llic ( Xliccr ' s ( ilnli. siir|(as in;: com- mon xiiM- and realislic a 1 1 il iidc a- m c " I ) ii.imic I )ii k ' a |ilaic in llic l cnla;;on. Serjjeaiil I 2 ' )() FREDERICK GEORGE GILMARTIN. JR. K-2 HrookK II. f urk (.iin:irrssiiinal Rick, camt ' l i us IVoiti HiookUii. allli )ii(;li ii ran I Icll it i his acccill. Ill ' (Icn ' siil lia ' one. lii r al licail. ill- rnaria ril to sla in liic ii|i|it ' r scctiiins and still ( ' rij life. I If alsi) lound time ti draj: llic same . ' ?.() «■ ( ' I■ weekend, lways having a smile (or e erM)ne. Rick will probahK In- |(resident helore he makes Captain FIv-iJo). :M ' -t T ( ' .amora ( ' .lull 1-3-2 Spanish (Mill Drliali- (loiiiiiil 1-3-2 (Mirjuiral 1 lop ( ioitimiltee 1-3-2-1 Lieiiteiianl HERMAN LEWIS GILSTER Selnia. Mahaina L-l ( .onuri ' ssiiiudl (fij rame to est I ' oiiil will ripii|(|n ' il. as all athlete and excelling in baskethall. IJeing a lii e lell him lime lor aeti ities. ( )n weekends when he wasn t pla ing hand- hall or haskelhall. he eonlil he lonnil al his la orite hohh . taking weekend trips. W illi hi humor and ahilit . (ili! will he a sueiess in an tliini: lie unilerlakes. SiK ' eiT 1 llaiiilhall Clul. 3-2-1 Numerals Stimlav Iscluml Baskclhall 1 TeaeluT 1-3-2-1 (lermaii Miili .3-2-1 (liir| oral 2 SerrclarN LiiiilPiiaiil 1 Prcsiileiil ROBERT EVANS GLASGOW M-2 Washington. Distriet oldoliimhia I iiniin ' s iinuil Bob is a rare item, a nalural leader, hul friendship means more to iiim than rank. Hob ' s nalural abilitv iiieliided man fields, from traik to li ening up a part . lie alwa s does the right thing at the right time. s an odieer he will lullill a life-long ambition as a l! 1 brat. We ' ll alwa s be glad to see Bob. Track 1-3-2-1 .SpaniNli ( :iuh 1-3 Moni jram C.orjioral 2 (deeCliil. I Captain 1 ( )rilnanee ( iluii 1 (lomparn ( ioinniaiuler 297 FREDERICK WILLIAM GLAUNER Miiiiiia|(( li . M Miiioula H-l I ' rcd ramc 1 llic I ' uinI Iroiii llic lair slato of Kansas. Tlioiifrli lie has Ik-cii battling for It-nths since Plebe malh. lie lias k( ' |il his head ahoNC water. In spite of his struggle with the aeaileniie hoard, he has found time for pleasure. )X ith his determination. Fred will be a great success in the rni in his unassuming way. ( ' ilMUTil lull (I r l..;i.lrr Ciirciiiii M..,lrl lr|,larlr(:lNl JOHN S. GLENN lliMiliii ' : toll. Iiidiaiia PistolCliih Radio (lull Corporal Sergcanl -I D-l ( iiiiurrssiiiiiiil John eame to us straight out of high school from the Hoosier state. natural hi e in academics, he spent mam worthwhili- hours on the fields of friendK strife. His congenial nature stood him in good stead during his lour ears at the (ailem . and |(roinises to make him welcome where cr he goes in the ears to come. Lacrosse Chess (_ liil I ' Vein ' h ( Mill Srr ' ieaill I GERALD LEE GOETZ San I.eandro. ( ialilornia 1-2 Soudloridl Ihc long hours ol acti it uith no results, the after-taps Kull sessions, the modest and quiet greeting of a friend: these we remember. .ferr was the rare combination of excellent athlete and scholar: a relereiicc hook for women. letler-« riling, and electricit lab. (Jreal are our expectations. 1 ::.i I Soccer o I ' oiiilcr lonof;ram , i c. II1MII Camera Cliil. 1- -:;-l ( iorporal lorlar 3 Serfioanl 29)! RAMON 0. GONZALEZ-ARTIGAS A-2 Oiiiti). Repiiblii- ol iM ' uailor lonnsin ( (iilcl " Gonzy " was imlurlrinalcd into llic riicri(aii va of life with a hang. He found " Heast Barracks " a far cry froni his home in Quito. South America. Gonzy ' s moral stature well overpasses his physical height. His natural control of the situation makes him a success in any task. His classmates will rcmcmher him as a true frienfl. 1-3-2-1 Soccer t S[ anish ( lliili Froncli (.liil 4-.?-2-l Treasurer Kaili.i (.lull 4-3-2 Vire-Prerti leiil Ser " eanl HARL GORONWAY GRAHAM Redlands. California M-2 ( .oiifircssioiKil Harl descended from llic highlands ( California to radiate sunshine alter a second cu|( ol morning coffee. A connoisseur ol line nnisic and hriar pipes, he still found time lor an occasional Howitzer advertisement. ith ahilit |(lus conxiclions strong as his Scotch lilood. he «ill proM ' to he an asset to his held. Cadet Chapel Ainlyle 1-3-2-1 llowilzer 1-3-2-1 il erlisinf; Manager I ' Isiol CInh 4-3-2-1 Ticket ami I ' l -r ( ioiiiiiiil lee Ser«: ' aul 2-1 I LEE BOND GRAY Lyndonville. Vermont M-l Seridtoridl Lee spent sununers reading the literature of Mickey Spillane and winters reading the litcratun- of the j ' ac- tical Department. During " (Jlooni Period " he spent many Sundays flying off the Bear Mountain Ski Jump. His fa iritc ])astimes: Listening to classical music and writing that girl hack home. Good luck. " Little One. " Dialeelic Socielv 2-1 ;iee (Mul) t-3-2-1 I inter ( " alendar t-3-2-1 Ski Club 1-3-2-1 Serireant 1 Ski Team Captain Soccer 4-3-2-1 4 Numeral Cadel Cha .el Ch. .ir 1-3-2-1 299 LEONARD JAMES GREELEY Aiinisloii. MiiliaiiKi H-l ( niiiSli ' ssioiKll Willi llic ( iicilc llicofN i l lii li IdicliiMil-. I loiaic i. ' a e us iiiaiu eiij ) altif riiomi ' iil-. c will n ' riiciiilHT his sense of honor and his aliihlN lo look lor the riiier lhiii ;s (hirini; our sla al W e l I ' uiril. Mlhoujih Horace sulTereil one ileleal at tile lianils ol the iail ' niic- l)e- partrneiil. he «ill |iro e to he a line oflieer. Ho iii 2-1 l).l,i 1.- ( .iiin -il :5-2-i (;oif 1 II. Ml. ,r li.- [n-. ' ' .-nla liM-2-l Nmiierals ( !.tr| . ral ■ ( alhollr r, iMe :m ' -i S.Tf;i ■am I RALPH STEPHEN GREER (Columbus. ( Hiio L-2 Mthoiijih he had a liar. I |p|.lie " ear. I al| li -LailiK improved during his eadel lile. lie i kii.i ii lor his mil. I and IriendK personalit . Kal|ili ha- iiexer faltered in his resohition of following in tin- rm root t ' |p ol brother and lather. His determination and sinierit guarantee his inilitarv eareer. Camera Cliili (lalholi.- ( ,lia|icl Acolvic Chess Cliih I ' V. ' ii. ' li ( Hull i-:5-2 i.:i.2-i Ka.llo ( ' .lull Sailint; ( lul. Ski Cliil. Serjieanl CRAIG WEST GRIDLEY Detroit. lielii;;ari I -.{-2 -I l-.i-l 2.1 1 F-2 Hi ' iiiilitr triiiv GritI eame lo West I ' oint alter three i ' ars ol ser iee in the ir Force. true hi e. he staxed at the lop of his class uilli minimum ellorl. lie could ha e won stars il he had not .■oaihed his classmat ' s. (iriil ' s easy going maimer and aliililx t.i lake e er lliin;; in siri.le will carr him a loni; n . Camera Cliih 3 Cor{ oral 2 DclialP Council .3-2 Serpeaii 1 1 I ' ri-iK ' h Cliih 3 ! Jt- n 300 RUSSELL G. GROSHANS Saiila riii. ( ialiloriiia ' ili iii(il (-11(11(1 Two ' ais ol collfge life bi ' luic eiilering West I ' oiiit helped Russ meet the rigors of cadet life. Never worried ahimt aradciiiirs. Kiiss had iiiui ' h time Ik dexiiti- lo the cadet dance orchestra. ith feminine companionship on weekends. Russ had no gloom period. His " war " stories will lonfi he rcnicmhered h his classmates. (jiir .( ;iMllllr I Cadet ChaiM-l Clioir l-:5-2.| Cailel Daiuf Baii.l 1-3-12-1 Manager I ' isliinj: ( !liil( ,■} { M ' rinan ( .liiii 3 Sailing Clul 3 Skeel ( ' .liilj i--2- HAYDON YOUNG GRUBBS. JR. I )an illc. I iiliick M-2 Senatorial Don canic lo us ihrough a long lisl ol rrn I ' osis au l brought with him the friendliness that «e look lorward to in the rm . He was alwa s read lor a game ol bridge, stjuash. or a parl . if he managed lo get a week- end. Following iti his father ' s (oolslcps, Don is heading for the rlillcr aih-r radualion. Baseliall Numerals Baskelhall Howitzer 1-3 4-3 1 Ka.lio dull S]tanist) ( ]lul (Corporal Sergeant t-3 3-2 ALLEN F. GRUM San Vnloiiio. Texas C-l ( ' .onsressional Al ar came lo esl I ' oiiil with H ears experience as an arm hral and full of arguments about the greatness of Texas and the beaut of IVxas women. .l his best, on IVtMpicul trips lo ew York. l brightened this dull sta with isions ol (he new Icmme or another trip. Alwa s a Tli e. l ar should go far in the Kngineers. l ehate ( louncil 2-1 Dialectic Sucielv 2 General ' .omniil tec 2-1 En-jiiieer I ' dotliail Team 2 I ' ultlic ll)t rma[ioii Detail 1-3-: Spanish Club West l oint l ' ' orum Corporal Captain 3-2 301 GEORGE ALLEN HAAS. JR. Muliili ' . Maliaiiia C-2 Scniildiidl ( omiiif; lu West Point Itiitii tin- ili -[i Snulli. (ieorge casiK adjiistfd liimscll to cadet lile. His wonderful sense ol hiiinor. his u s. sense of ics|M)nsil)ilit . liis alhletie al)ilil on the tundilini ' mat and tiie skeet raniie siion [iroxeil iiini to he an outstandini; cadet. Geor{;e casiK took academics in stride, a Irni- iii e ifi all curricidars. (iymnastics 4-3-2-1 ( adel (iliapel (Hioir 4-3 Numerals (General ( ' . »iiiiiiinee 2-1 Minor " A " Skeel Cliil, 4-3-2-1 Mavy Star Corporal 2 Captain Lieutenant I HUGH JAMES HALL. JR. W inchesler. ir " inia G-2 ( (intli ' i ' ssiomil It was four ears ago ihal .lini entered the Mililar Academy. Kor those four ears lie was a stalwart of (J-2. I he loolhall team will ne er forget his |)!a ing ahilit and his line sjtiril. Jim s good will and goo l word lor e ers one wont he lorgotteil soon, and we ' re sure that he ' ll he a credit to atn coinnian l. Pistol Clnh Spanisli ( .lull 2-1 3-2-1 1 JOHN CHARLES HALL Chicago, Illinois Senatorial son of Chicago, Jack brought the daunlicss spirit of (he hite Sox, the pmsuit of haskethall. a ' adeniics. and the lair sex. His j olic of relie ing liis guard detail earh hrouglit nian nieniorahli- Saturda afti-rnoons. In spite of such minor calamities, nothing c er diinine l his radiant smile. Baskelhall 3-2-1 lonot;raii Calliolir An Isle 3-2-1 Spani sh Cliili ( !orp )ral I .irnlenalll t-3-2-1 .{o: , M-l Congressional HARRY WARREN HALTERMAN, JR. Kansas City, Missouri Ilarr , a true " Vrinv Brat. " hails from Bath. Maine (or is it Kansas City), and is one of tlie Fart) Men ol M-l. Mention " Admiral " or " Gnome " to him and stand bark. To soothe or bring out the heast in him. ( !ole I ' orter ' s nuisie anil " Dixie " uill lill the hill, lie liolds Airborne as his braneh choice. RiHe Wreslling ( lainera ( " .liih Treasurer .4 -2 Spanisti C ' .liil tjorporal Sergeant G-l Confircssionnl DONALD JOSEPH HAMILLA Allentown, Pennsylvania Don Hamilla is one of the brighter lights hidden within the Class of ' 53. Calculus coach e traor liiiar . he was one of the j)illars which helped sii|)|(orl a considerable segment of the Class of ' 54. ith a good sense of humor, he is a friend to all and is one of those indi iduals who make our four years li eable. GolfClul. 2-1 Pistol Cliil. 2 W esl Point l ' onini 1 ( lorporal Sergeant 1 CARL LEE HAMMOND E-2 Sulphur Springs, Texas Congressional Texas has produced lew more loxal sons than lex. Next to the Lone Star State, his most consuming in- terest is that of being a good Arm ollicer. Mio e average abilities, drive, tlepenilability. and good natm-e marked him early as a leader and assure hiui ol ihe achievement of his ambition in the ser ice. Soccer 3 Monogram Delialc ( :oiincil 4-3-2 Dialectic Socictv t-3-2-1 Business Manager Mortar King Oommittee Vice-(;iiairman (lorporal Sergeant 1-3-2-1 r 303 ■ ■ ■: .,: r:K ' JOHN CALHOUN HAMMOND I li)|ikitis illr. Kc-M I lickx H-2 ((iniii ' c .-iiiiniil IroiM llii ' liiiid ol llic liliji ' ra ami iii Miii liini ' imiih ' llanilionc. S|n ' ii(liiij; imikIi iiI 111- liiiii- In llii- ji in and «illi alliK ' lics. His aradi ' iiiic work iTlainl asnl dc- ser ii|i: ol stars. I pon i;iadiiali ni Ham is si iiiiif; u| uilli llii- Inlaiilrx. Ili aliililN. |i( ' rse t ' lamc. and |i(i|iu- laril l(iiili-ll a Inline iil " real arliiev cinciil. Koolliilll ■ Ca.lr iCIu l.fl ( .1 «iir 1 Maiianor l-.i-l Um» an ( luh l-S IVark ■) Sfr " ( am 1 BRUCE BLONDEL HARDY illiaiiisl)iiiir. iiMinia B-l ( ' onaressioiKil |{| lice has linn rniniin circles aroiiixl iiiosi ol iis diiiinf; his lour cars al ihc cadcm . ( )nick with his slide rule (jnickcr on ihc cinder track, lie lias ae(|uired the rejinla- tion ol a last man. I here is no telliiif; liow fast and how lar he will ;jo hiil il on arc not earilnl Ik- will hi- (here helore on. Track l-.i-L ' -l W I ' M! ,S|M rls Slall :i-2-l Niiincrals (Itirporal 2 Major " " ' l.iciilpnanl 1 I ' iili( oriiniil Ice 2-1 Hal laiioii Traiiiiii!; ' Ulcer JOHN ROBERT HARMON Milchcll. South Dakota C-2 SfiKiiiii iiil ( )iie of llic licst all-around athletes to fall ( !-l! " s wa . the " Bear " iiiainsta ed our com| an haskethall team, con- si-Stenlh whcelinf; and dealing; from the center slot. trick knee iirtailed the " Bears ' " baseliall am! foothall endea ors. hut he concentrated on hnlwarkiiif; the C.- ' l haskethall team and iolentl staviii " off the cademic ibiil; Hoard. ,lerr w; s hotli a 1 ii ; man on t he conrl and in the com|iaii w !• know Ik ' ll.loall riuht at this- coinlia 1 soldier " life. Baseliail 2-1 .Skiel Cliil t -1-.i-2-l lai..r " V- Serficaiil 1 Kadio Cliil. :i 1 304 i JAMES HENRY HARRIS S« ( ' ( ' 1 H a ler, Tennessee L-2 S n il(ni(il l ' ' n)m llii ' hills of ' rfiiiiessee. hv wa ol llir Miltorne Inlaiili ' N. .litn made his va into our midst. rh iii;h he has ne er won stars in ai ' adeniics, he has maintained a good record while finding time to win much acclaim " on the fields of IricndK slii the head of liis men. .liiii uill win his stars at Boxing Kooll)all 4-3 1-3-2-1 resiling ( lor[K»ral I 2 Monogram ( iaplain 1 Major " V Track 1-2-1 (!om| an (! )nnnanil( r Monogram WILLIAM HEASLEY HARRIS ChambersburK- Penns l ania ( ' .onun ' ssioniil Originally from Yonngsloun. ( )hio. Mill had been asso- ciated with I ' ernisN l ania for the jiasl se en ears. He attended MercershurK eadem and llaxerlord (Jolleire in Pliilailelphia. For combat experience he claims vic- lor over the Academic De| arlmctil allcr foiu " skir- mishes. His branch choice will be the lnlantr . ( -adel Chapel (Jioir 1-3 (lorporal I ' lcnch ( " .lnl» 3 l.ii ' iili ' iiaiil Hop Manager t-3-2-1 JOHN H. F. HASKELL, JR. New York. N. Y. 1 C oniin ' ssiiiii F-2 .John ' s special claim to fame is in the realm of the social sciences anfl liberal arts, although no lield. whetlier alhlclic or academic, finds him lackin " . Serious an l conscientious in his work, carefree and jovial when it comes to ]ila . ,|ohn cannot help but find success in an - ihinii he undertakes. Squash Mini r " A " Numrrals Monogram Navy Star (1) I ' ennis 4-3-2-1 4-3 Catliolic Chapel rolyle 4-3-2 (icMcral (!i)niminec 2-1 esl I ' oint Ft rnni 2-1 Sergeant 1 30.S ALVIN LEO HAYES I larl iuril. ( ioiinci ' liiiil E-l . titi()ii(il (iitiir l l. one ut ilii- iiicfi Irciiii (loiiipanv E-l lestiiifil to make a iiaiiif in llif irin, lias always been in the u|)|ier pari ul liis class. Mtliiiugli ery busy with nian a li ilies. l alua ruutKJ lime to coach his goatier classmates. n i lial rDornniale. an amiable associate, Al leases iis Nilli inilelilile memories of his friendship. illl.lsll hil llrtiuil ir l ' ' niim 1 2-1 Sailing Clxih Ski Clul) ■1-1 i-:i.2-i l ,-l..l Cl.il, :!-i Sergeant 1 l ' t li(- ( !oiillllil Irr 1 MARION 0. HAYES _ asli ille. Tennessee C-l Congressiontil hile most of us receive our gold bars at graduation, M.O. had the unique experience of entering as an Air Force lieutenant. He is a native of Tennessee and a lover of the finer things in life — wine, women, and (]ainid. M.O. ' s infinite supply of energy is evidenced b his inan actixities here at the Academ . (;oif Nunicrals 4 Corporal Cajxtain 2 1 Deliale ( ! uni-il 1-3-2-1 Battalion ( Commander Vicc-Fresitlcnt JOHN B. HAZLEBECK I ' ortstnoiilli. t hi( K-2 Congressional John hails from Portsmouth. Ohio. He attended ( )hio I ni ersit a ear before coming here. His love of sports has followed him where er he has gone. ,|ohn had little trouble with the Academic or Tactical Departments outside of a few minor skirmishes. After gradualinii. he hopes to enter the ir l- ' orce. 1-3-2 Ski C:hil. 1 lM.oll.all NiiiiH ' rals lMni»;irain t .ernian Mill Ski c:hii. Corpora I 2 Caplaiii I ( ioinpany ( loiiinianiler .306 HOWARD HAZLETT, Ml heeling. U est V irginia H-2 Congressional Howie is an army brat who elainis Wheeling, West Virginia as his home town. No athlete, no hi e. he ' s just an easy going gu with a passion for his hunk. He wants to follow in his father ' s footsteps by joining the Artillery after graduation. Howard loves weekends, and has never been known to miss a party. Cadet Chapel Choir 4-3-2-1 Spanish Club 3-2 Dialectic Society 4-3 Sergeant I ELVIN RAGNVALD HEIBERG, III L-2 Leavenworth. Kansas Presidciiiial Whether gliding over the hurdles or through a diffieult lesson. VaJd is alwavs at ease. His aeademir spirit will long haimt the rooms of the last section as well as the first, for his able coaehing has saved many friends from disaster. This affable fellow, from Ft. T,eaven worth. |»lans to enter the Engineers. Fencing Track 1 Numerals 4 1-3-2-1 General Committee West Point Forum Corporal 2-1 2-1 ' Monogram Cadet Chapel Chimers 4-3-2-1 Lieutenant 1 KENNETH STANLEY HEITZKE K-l Green Bay, Wisconsin ( ' .oniiifssioniil One of the quietest men in the company. Ken was one of the most liked. An anti-dragoid at West Point, he was true to the women of (ireen Bay. A good athlete. Ken was a welcome addition to any K Co intramural squad. If West Point is any criteria of futin-e happen- ings, ken ' s success in the Air Force is assiued. Art Chdi 4 Corporal 2 (German Cluli 4-3 Lieutenant 1 (iolf Cl.il. 3 Battalion AdjulanI Pistol Club 2 307 1 WALTER HENDERSON G-2 ( iiniirfssiiiniil Wall and llii- Vcaditnic I )i|iarl rncnl lia i ' llii-ir ili - sideiK ' es. csiicrialK mccliaiiics. lor llic XNurds " wciil pro ludas " weif a iatil . His sense ol liuiTior and wit lir ' ()iij;lit him lhr (ni;li llie most crucial pcriud . alts al)ilit ti) cotncN liis liunior in the loriii of cattiions is his main claim to lamt ' Tor his masterpieces arc to he found in ihc I ' tiinliT. Mis cas -going maiuicr made him one ol llic |)o| ular ligiircs in class circles. I ' l-ilciii 3-2 PoiiiltT i-:{-:2-i (;iiT ciui. 3-2-1 Spanish :iui, .) I isi„l Cluh 4-3 ROBERT WILLIAM HESS M ichi ' ian ( !il . I tidiatia E-l ( iiiiilrcssiuiiiil Here is the master of silent thought with a .-.mile lor e%cr one. He sees all. hears all. and says nothing. Bob ' s ca[iacil for fun and good spirits is unparalleled, and his al)ilil « ilh slide rule figures is exceeded onl li hi good nalure. lie is a congenial |(ersoriagc lo he re- memhered as a true Iricrid ol all. Calhulie ,-,.Imi- 2. i- -l I ' diiil I ' linini 2-1 lliiiior ioiiunillec 1 RALPH E. HICKEY Covington. I .ouisiana lia.lio CImIi t orporal SerfreaiU 4-3-2 2 1 C-l Scniiliiriitl With unfailing devotion. Ralph set out lo loliow hi.- fatlier in ihe Klv Force. Not even the Academic l)e- parlmcnl i-ould keej) his spirits down. His sense ol humor and I he initials K 1 ' won him the name. " Kauncli laddie. " Let us hope that wherever he may go during his Arm career he will al Na s (ind his sack. Stpiasti Niiiiierals Tennis Numerals Moniif rani -: - ( iaditilic Chapel Acoh le Hop Mana«;er ( Corpora I l.iciilt ' naiU 2-1 4-3-2-1 2 1 308 WILLIAM W. HILLEY Athens, (icorjria Cc K-2 si oil (I I Bill came to West Point alter two ears ol college ami trieil to li e aw lie did hel ' ore: Imt. alter attempting to Imek the s stern dnring plehe )ear, he I ' ounfl it to no a ail and settled to the routine ol ' the ea(leni . " ( )ld Bill " was known for his willingness to try anything once, and iisiialK he succeeded in coming out on top. 3-2 Kreiicli ( !lul llaiulhall Cliih I ' oiiev (lonimillee Corporal Lieutenant 1 2-1 THOMAS HOFFMAN C-2 Minneapolis. Minnesota Congressional Full of natural friendliness. Tee was well liked h) c ery- one in C-2. lie had his share of foothall trips and week- ends, and when the scourge of Tenth Avenue let up pressure, he cavorted spectacularl) on the intranuiral basketball courts. A real man ' s man. Tee ' s a boy we ' ll be happv to serve with anvwhere. an time. Rinf; and ( Irrsl (lomniiili ' c 1-3-2-1 ( ' orporal 2 JOHN E. HOGAN Fort Thomas, Kentu(k Caplain 1 ( oni]»anv (it n nian(I( ' i Con til 1-2 ■iiiiil Jack ' s laugh is famous throughout the ( orps. When Jack laughs, ever} bo(h laughs. Never to be found in the upper sections, he fought Plebe math. Yearling math, and Cow solids. His radiant personality and the ability to light when the " chips " are down will qualifs him in an problem presented by an Army career. Camera Cliih 4 Weight Lifting Club 3 Spanish ( ' .liih 3 Sergeant 1 Skeet Clul) 3 309 ' i . ir fe ■ m K Kf- , ' . JAMES W. HOGG ( (xlonl. l ' ciin!- l ;ini;i oniirfssioii C-l NcilhiT academics lutr llic 11) ((iiiM IiuiIht Jim. Il ' was al a s rcaih lor a good time ami had iiiati wild " war stories ' " alxml his trips and lease ad eiiliires. Not one to he tied down, he could liarcK keep track ol his niaii drags. ith all his fun-loving traits, he alwa s had a sxnipathetic ear for another ' s problems. 1 ,jrr issr 1 West Point I ' on III .i-2- Nimicrals Skeel Cliil) 3-2-1 Kishlii!; Cliil. S-2-1 Ski Cliil) 3-2-1 (H ' rniaii t ilill ,{-2-1 Corporal ■ Drhale (Icmncil 1 LieiilcnaiU T THOMAS WESLEY HOLCOMBE New Orleans. l ouisiana B-2 I ' li ' sidciitiiil Tom came to tin- Point at nineteen, fresh from " poo() school. " The spec held for a while, hut then academics hecame a serious concern. Although his free time was limited. Tom dragged when he could, had a few bouts with the Area, occasionally had time for afternoon sack, and always lookeil forward to those big leaves. I ' islol Cliih :i Dehalp (aiiiiicil 1-3-2-1 Sailing Ciiili 1-2-1 West l oinl Foriiin 2-1 Spanish ( !lnl) t-3-2 Sergeant 1 CARSON EDWARD RICHARD HOLMAN K-l New Bloomfield. Pennsylvania Congressioiifil true goat. Spike somehow kept otw steji ahead of the Vcadeniic l)e|iarlnient. School da s were spent hitting the books, but amjde time for athletics and dragging was reserved. He became accustomed to losing week- ends, but after graduation he will catch u]) on excite- ment: for after .lime he will not need a sliderule in the irborne. Tennis Niinicrals Minor " " " (;oal I ' oothall llan.ll.all ( ilnl. 1-3-2-1 3-2-1 Ski Clnl. West I ' oinI I ' orn ( lorporal l icnttMianl 1-3-1 2-1 " :5iu DAVID DUBOIS HORNER ClarksliiiiK. West iiirinia H-l (.onfiressional Deliale Cimiuil French Cliih 3-2-1 3 Howitzer 1-3-2-1 Business Manager lOOth Niglu Slum 3 Dav« ' came to West Point with two ' ars in the Marine Corps and a ear at est irginia I ni ( ' rsit behinil him. and experienced liltle (hfliciiltx willi eillier aca- demics or his mihtar duties. His ahilil lo (akc liiings in his stride should ser e hirn «cll in his chosen hranch. Vrnior. Kadic.Cliil. 1-3 (!( r|n»ral 2 Lieutenant 1 Battalion SuppK ( )flirer WILLIAM DEARL HORTON. JR. E-2 CUntonville, X isconsin Coniiressional Althongli lie came Irotn a loiii: line of civiUans. Bill always wanted to be an Army officer. Alter a year of engineering at Michigan Tech, he never found aca- demics too difhcull. BilTs favorite subject was iVorthern Wisconsin and will probably contituie to be throughout his career in the Arm . Lacrosse Pistol (-.lull 4-3-2-1 t-1 (Corporal Lieutenant ALAN TOOPS HORWEDEL Berea. ( )hio D-2 liraiildr lrin Al came to Vt est I ' oiiil alter two cars in the itn . Ha ing no troidile with academics, he spent his time on track, and dragging. Being highh successful in the latter, he was worried much of the time by his many female admirers. His choice of Signal Corps upon graduation is a delinite asset to that branch, however, his success in any course of life can be well assured. Cross CoiuUrv Track Nmneral 1-3-2 1-3-2 Skeel Cluh Radio (-luh Cailet ( Ihape r 4-3-2-1 4-3-2-1 .Imc 1-3-2-1 Monofjrani Pistol Clul. t-3-2-1 Sergeant 1 ' - 311 WILLIAM JOHN HOSMER I )iJli (llli. Nor ill I );ik()(,i F-l ( iinilrfssiiiiuil ( )ul ol llic l);iii ri ri( fllilaiiil ol Noilli Dakota laiiK ' " (lie Horse " willi u frrfal sense of Iniiiior. eonscien- tioiis. Irii ' iidlx allilmlc. anil (he aliililN lo atlrait riiciids ami leail iiieri u liiii rr lie goes. man of siiili iliaiailer ami |iersoriaiil rannol Tail to lia e a loloiliil anil Minessliil carei-r a an odirrr. I ' isioi (:ImI Kii-Man Cliil. I I l-.i ( .or|ioral Scrm ' ant JAMES GUNDER HOVE MisMinla. Molilalia l-l ( ■iiiiv.rfssi iiiiil To those who lia eii t li e(l near Jim. he might seem rather reser e(l. Those on the inside, however, realize what a line sense ol humor this " F ' illar ol Norse Virtue " [lossesses. I ntil he get hack to s|iemling siUer dollars in Montana, .lini [ilans to joike the ir lone jets so that he can keeji awav Ironi ( ' rations. ■■ -■2- I ' ooil,..!! Il.xkrv I 4 Ski Ciiil. Treasurer 1- Tiark llaiiilliall Cluli lli.niir ( a im Ml i 1 lee 1. . ,-2- ■2- ( airpora! Cai.laii, HallalKiii ( .1 T ;iiiiuiimIim FRANCIS RICHARD HOYT I iti ' lllield. ( ioilileetieilt G-l ( iiillirrssiiiiiiil I )irk. a jiroiid son ol ( ioiiiiei ' l iiiil. alleniled Miililen- hiiig (College [iiior to iii entranee lo W e t I ' oiiil. lie had dislinguished liim ell in hoth academies and ath- letics and hroiight with him this success as well as a natural ahilil lo lit hiniM ' ll in other licld . Me ha what it lake lo make a sueccs lul inilitar can ' cr. I l ' M,ll all N iiinrrats lloi ' krv Major V l!iii ' ( a)iiiiiiiiii-c- - ' .i-2- 1 Cori.nral 2 l-H-2-1 Caplaiii I ( ! riipain ( ioinriiaiHli ' i ' ;5i:2 BERNARD CHARLES HUGHES W, on. I )islr ' i( ' l l ( ioliiinliia G-2 (. )iiui ' fssi imil Bernio lias takoii llit- licsl that i-sl I ' oiiil has lo ollVr and has adiled it unniistakeal)l ii liis charaitiT. true " l)i e. " he was alwa s wilhiij; lo lend his lime unsehislil . He served in llie ranks ol ihe " interniurder boys " who fought tlieir n through West Point. His earnest enlluisiasni will distinguish him in his lield. Chess (llul) 3 French ( Hull Dehale ( miH ' il 1-3 Ser ' jeaiil I -3-::- 1 1 JOHN WILLIAM HUGHES csl I ' illsloti. I ' cims l ania D-2 Nalional (inard Track 2-1 (;icc Cliih 3-2-1 (;()h :Uih 3-2 Corpiiral 2 SerscaiU 1 AlliT dro|(|iitig his hag in ( icnlral ica. Jack discovered the rm lo he dilTcrenl IVom his eighteen years of ci ilian life. Sellling down lo cadem lilc. he chose his recreation in arious liclds: namel : sporls. singing. femmes. antl sack artislr . illi a sirorig desire for im- provement, he should attain man) goals. Soccer 4-3-2-1 NuiiK ' ral Mono iram Minor " A " Navy Slar BERNARD FRANKLIN HURLESS. JR. E-2 Omaha. Nchraska ConiirrssiiiiKil ith a clear undiislanding ol rm lile. i5nd has planned his liilurc and (itted in ver nicely a West Point education. Hud is alwavs read with a witl re- mark, and with this hackground. he will ontiiuie in his usual cool, conUdent manner to make his plans come true and realize a successlul Arm career. Fencing Niunerals Monojirani Catholic Cha|M-l Acolyte 1-3-2-1 2-1 Dialectic SoL iet 2-1 Howitzer t-3-2 SergeaiU 1 ■. v , 1 CARY BROWN HUTCHINSON. JR. G-2 Srlingloii. itfiinia ( ' ontiri ' ssiiinnl ( oniiii;; Id W fsl Point was the lulliliiifnl ol his dcsirt- to I ' oiitiiiur in his lathers f(»otstcj) and niakf the rni a rartHT. Hiitcli is always ready to give his friends a lift, wlu ' llicr it he in aradeniirs or just a word of enoonrape- incnl. Willi this unlicatalil ' condiitialion Hutch is sure Id I ' iindi the ladder of sneeess to tlie cr to[ . Ilaii ll all Cliih I l iii(»r ( idiiuiiiltct ' 3-2 ::-i .orpciral Lifult ' ilailt 1 FRANK ANTHONY lACOBUCCI ( linciiMiati. ( Hiio L-l ( (itiiircxsional We first knew lac as " lr. I of )tli (Jo.. Sir! " Sin»-e the rigors of Beast Barracks have long since passed us. we have come to know lac for his genuine good nature, riotous humor and a sincere interest in others. Those of us who go ir Korce will have one of the hest officers in iIk- hrarich as a fcllo hirdnian. |.:{-i ' -l 1 Calholir ( Jioir t-3 H )wil ,( ' r 1 )ialrili( Socielv 2 (iorporal ;ice Clii 1. o Sfrf; -anl l ()iiiler " i-3-2-1 CLAY BRADFORD JACKSON c« ( rlcan . Louisiana D-l ( nniirfssinniil Mter two ears ol experience at tin .-.cliool. this repre- sentative of the Mardi Gras found cadet lile to he one long rut. W itii nncanin talent for getting niaxiinuni out| nl with rniniinuni input. Cllas will undouhteilK continue through life with an unfurrowcd hrow. expert al c cr lliiu ' ' from social lili ' to athletics. Lacrosst ' 1 NiuiicraU ( ' add ( Jia|ii ' l I slur I ;h.-» Cluli 1-3-J-l Uialeclic Soeiel) 2-1 (rcrloral (loliuililirr 2-1 KiiKslaii Cliili 1-3-2-1 ( Corporal 2 I .ieiitpiiant 1 1 4 Ivon. I 311 JAMES LAWRENCE JACKSON Avon. Illinois K-2 Congressional jini entered est Point alter spendinj; two ears in liie Paratroopers. Jim was acti e in athletics, specializing on the gridiron. Academics pro ed no obstacle, and mnch of his spare time was spent lragging from nearh Ladvclili. e all know that Jim will he a snccess in the outlit he left four ears ago. F.Huball 1-3-2 NuiTU ' rals Moiniwraiii Track 4 Deliate (icmniil 4-3-2-1 Foriiiii 2-1 (German ( ' .liiit 3-2 Ser " i-aiil 1 JOHN FRANCIS JAMIESON Newark, New Jersey L-2 C.oniii ' i ' ssiondl John is one of those who are a liltic liil nncas in the presence of a slide rule, but perlecth at home with a football or boxing gloves. o man who has ever listened to one of his spontaneous anecdotes or impersonations could call John average. His warm manner has won him friends he will never lose. Bdxiiif; 1-3 (lalhiilic iliapcl Foot hall 2-1 coK u 3-2-1 Tra.k 1-3-1 Serjicaiil 1 WILLIAM JACK JEFFERSON A-2 Mot .S[)rings National I ' ark. rkansas ( ' (inan ' ssioniil Jeff arrived with his course of action anil his goal clearl decided, lie was a good student and he never let aca- demics or the Tactical Department worry him. He tlidn ' t fare as well with the physical aspect of the Academv . V sincere and loyal friend always. Jeff is destined to make his mark. l »iiiler Spanish Club 3 1-3- (.l( r|Miral Serjieaiit 31 = WILLIAM MADDOX JEWELL. JR. A-2 Seal ill ' . a liiri ' l iri Sciiiil iriiil Kill l(» k cadil lili- muif scrioii-K iliaii iiiaii ul ii . anil (lilificnl -liiilv |iiil him mi (|uilc- a li ' Dean ' s Lists. Me «as i ailisr Irarkman and wrrsllrr lor ihc -l! taiililf in Inlrainiirdir. His f;uidin spirit « as apiirfriatcd (■ iT oni- uIki Worked uilli him. Ih ' jilans to make the Armoreil |{ianeh hiscaieei-. Cniiiira ( ;lcil) :i-:2-l llnwilzer 1-2-1 I ' l.-iieli ( Hull . ' i ( arciiliiliciii lanaf;rr (irneral ( loinriiiKe 2-1 (iorjioral 2 l.ii ' iilenani 1 JACK EDWARDS JOHNS ( Ireston. Iowa D-2 ( oniiifssiontil .lack has a i ' e|intalioti lor hein ; an a id sjiorts Ian as well as sportsman. Aside Irom being the Sports Kditor ol the Pointer. h ' spent three winters as manager of the hasketliall team, .lack ' s lieaming personalitx and e - ( ' •■ptional sense ol humor will j aiii him a host ol IVii ' fids in later life. Hasliclliall loiii) irani INdiUcr S|M,llS Kilil. :?-2 I-.5-2-I .Sailiii;: Cliili How il i-r- .Scrni-anl 4-3 t-3 1 JOHN EDSALL JOHNSON Ba e« (iiiiirfssiiin l-l ( lorning to est I ' oint ia . ' te ens ltistitiil ' ,iiid Korea, .laek hronght with him his linmor and understanding. friend among friends, " our old Dad " alwa s had a smile and a right word at the right lime. " natural " as a student, athlete, or an thing else he tries, .laek laees a Slieeessfnl lulure in the ir Koree. Lacrosse Major " V " (laplalii 1 )ialrrl ic Soi-iel (; " !(( ;iiii. i-:i-2-i .■5-2-1 Hail. II. all Cliil. I ' lllilli ' lllf..rMl.ili Di-lall ( !i.T-|iiiral Ijrllli ' llanl 2-1 l-:5-2-l 1 jid-ion. ! { 316 imI WILLIAM AUGUSTINE JOLIN BoslDH. Massachiist ' lls E-l SriKlldlidl A line tiiaii w ' nh an easy-going disposition and a |(ure Boston accent. Bill has made inniiincralilc IVicnds at West Point. I ' ndaunted by the I ' actical Department, the I ' emmes. and the 880 run. Bill has succeeded here. We prechcl a lirilhant future for this lail w h ' n he re- turns to llie Army as a lieutenant. ( .ulholli ' Ai ' olyle (FtTIIKMl ( ' .llllt t-3-2-1 :!-J-l C-orporal Sergeant JAMES E. JONES CoviiiKlon. Kmluckv H-l ( tiniin ' ssiiiiKil I ' roin the hluejjrass of Kenlurk to the walls of West Point. Jim was followed li a wiiuiing smile and an easvg(»ing manner. n undxing Kehel. he was lores er griping about the " danin-yankee " winters. Active in mans sports, his relaxation under pressure has shown his abilil to handh- an situation. Basel)all 1-3-2-1 I ' uMir 1 iitornialioti Major " A " Detail 1-3-2 Ciiir ( ' ' .iiii 3 Policy (l niiniinee 2-1 Geriiian ( " liil 3 Fishiii;; Cliil) 2-1 JOHN POWELL JONES Atlanta. (ii ' orf;ia L-l (iiniii cssiDiKil Due to four ears spent at Georgia Military Vcailemx and more than one at Georgia Tech. .|ohim laced nothing entire!) new upon entering the Vcadem . lie held down a job ferrying airplanes while a civilian, so he will face nothing new when he joins the Air Force after graduation. Debate Cotincil Foolhall 4 !Nninrrals llandlMJI (l.il 1 2 Skeel Cliil, 3 West I ' oini r nini 1 1 I 2 Lieuleuanl 1 Bal lalion Ti ainin;; Xtiro ,or|Mira 317 THOMAS HENRY JONES Tart ' iiliini. I ' ftins l aiiia Ci, L-2 siiiiiiil I otn caiiif l I ' l I ' oiiil Irt ' sli Irorii |(rc|( clioid and soon showcil liiniM-ll Wfll |)ic|iari ' (l. lie tnaiia ' rd lu kfc|i |(fa ' with liotli tlie Tai ' tical ami tin- cailfiiiic Dcparl- iiieiits and to keep a good sense of humor as well. These allrildiles are sure to make Tom as sueressdd in his rhosen bramh as he was here. Lacrosse Niinn ' rals Mtni ;rani Major " 1-3-2-1 Delialf louiu-il Russian Oliili Corporal .Sergeant t-:5-2-l t-.i-i-l WILLIAM DUDLEY JONES Hot Springs. South Dakota E-l Smii ariiil Vi hell he traded the Western plains for a Hudson Valle home, . ' park hroiight us a read smile and a illi.ngiiess to work. Ieti ' iilous in his elTorts. Spark has a quiet sense of humor whieh has brightened inaiix a glooiin e eniiig. n rin Brat, he looks forward to " radualioii as the fiiliillnient of a lifetime ainhition. Swimniini; + C.ailel C.liaiM-l ,uK le ■3■2■ Dialeclie .Society Sergeant 3-2-1 1 ROBERT MICHAEL JOYCE Cleveland. ( )liio C-2 ( ' .iinarfssiiiniil A luiiioul eleraii after one term, and iiiemher oi (he laiiion who ' d pit " .i. ' 5 against an oiie. an time, on aii Held, .lods ' s interests ran from the Rhodes string ipiarlel to lacrosse and softhall. where the " old eoaeh " |uesided o er the cockiest softhall team in intramural hislorx. N ' ersatile. and cqiiippi ' d with a hue sense ol humor as Col. att said. " A good man to lia c around. Baseball 1 Policy Committee 2-1 Kiissiaii (Mull 3 Corporal latholic ( lliapel Sergeant 1 Choir 3-2 318 A K i National Citnrd KEITH GLYNDON KAHL Carriiigton, Aorth Dakota ] fver failing to inspire friendships wlu ' rt ' er he went. " k. G. " was qiiii ' kl recognized as one of the most like- able men in the company. Many times Keith proved his woitli on the athletic field. His amiahle manner and vr sense of humor will always be remembered b his roommates and numerous friends. dross C! niiilrv 3-2-1 Honor ( ' .ommillee Track t-3-l (lorporal Dialectic Society 2-1 l.ieulenaiil MICHAEL EDWARD KALLMAN Council Bluffs, Iowa F-l National (kianl Mike was one of those few fortunate jieojile who can be a hive without trying. For him, call to quarters was a time for writing letters. He usually kept the division in an ujiroar between tatoo and fajis with his wrestling matches. With his capacity for fun, Mike will take his Arm career in stride. Boxing 4-3 (German ( liih 3-:; Numerals (lalholic Acolyte 3-2-1 Corporal l ieiilenanl I ROBERT LEWIS KAPLAN Little Silver, New Jersey E-2 Cangressional One of the " little men " K-2 imported from the " rinil battalions. " Hob has apparentU grown to incel the situation quite well. His love for Calypso musi - and the Rroad a |(la s causes much lisharmon in the room, but he lonxcrted all. He ' s boning Engineers, and Irom ihe looks of things, he ' ll make it. W inU ' r ' IVack 2 Dialedic Society I Ihmil .er 3-2-1 Jewish C.liapel Choir 1-3-2-1 Malheinalics { ' ' oriiin 2-1 Secrelar Ka lin Clllh Sailing Team Vice-l resi(lenl Sergeant 1-3-2-1 1-3-2-1 31 ) ROBERT CLAY KARNS (!ti« ' lu|i;i. Kansas A-2 Congressitintil rill ' niiiliiir r llii ' ' ail( ' iii was ikiI a wrw WiW l lilt ' lor |{i)li. lie came to West Point ari ' f K " in|) T anil I m) » ' ars al llic I ni t ' tsil of rkansas. I ' roni Ui ' asl Harraiks on lie llnixi ' il on all asjH ' cls ol (]a(let lift ' . Acadcniiis. tlic I ' D. or allilelics — Holi was al va s onl- slantling. Bol) is on liis va lo the lop. Soccer I -.5-2 Class Secretary Wri-stliii- 1-3-2-1 Skeel Clul. 4-3-2-1 (!a{»(aiil (Mtrporal 2 Dclialc I iDiuiril l-.i-2-l Caplaiii I Kin ( !i niniil In I-. ' i-2-l ( ' .oiiipaMs ( ' .ihiiitkuhIit LOUIS ALBERT MARK KAUFMAN Manliallan liiarli. (ialilornia C, F-2 •iidiKil l.on. ulio liail from (lalilornia. ranic lo rsl I ' oinI fonr fars a o. Since llicri lie has ij;airii-il a rcpnialion as one of llie onlslamliiij; athletes ol ' his ilass. He has spent his four ears in numerous pastimes suih as Corps S(]uail aeli ilies. hanilltall. haskelliall releree ami tlie jiroxeriiial " saik. l.on is well likeil li all. anil we are eoiiriilinl ihal lie will Ire sui ' ei ' s hil in his chosen liraneh. Soccer Minor " V " Naw Slar (1) llaii.ll.all Cluh ( !a| laiii icc-lVcHiilcnl 2-1 . ' ill (al. Killc Clul) 2-1 I ' m iM ' llcsc Cliih l-S Corporal 2 l-:{-2-l l.iriilciianl 1 ROSS BRUCE KENZIE I lemlock. e N ork A-l CongressiiiiKil An ontiloor sporlsmaii from ew York. Hoss hron hl lo the caiieni ailmiraliK aggressi e sjiiril anil ilili ence in sluilies. Skeel shooting |iro eil to lie his true lo e with a remarkalile list of fenuiie olleiinj: ii stroni; seconil. Mis riicniiliness and sli-onj; capahilities will slaml him in ;;i oil stead in his Inline career. Killc Team 1-3 Skeel Cluh 4-3-2-1 Numerals Dclialc Council Dining Mall 1-3 .Secrclary I ' resiilcnl (iorporal 2 T 2 ( ' .oinintl Ice •} Scrj;caiil T |{ri " ailc Ci lor (mi ar.l 4 i I 320 " m i DOUGLAS SMITH KIMBALL Alexandria. itjiiriia C-2 Congressioniil I lu ' " kid " lias had a liard liiiu- ln ' coming a star. I lie laliots (il academics lia e not kejil hini Iroin lieconiinj; a star witli tlie men of the -onipan . His liiendl smile and hearty laugh have always been welcome in the midst of athletic anil a ' ademic struEgles. The ground forces are certain to receive a sincere haril worker. Radio Glut) 2-1 Sergeant 1 FRANK C. KINCAID. JR. Hot Springs, Arkansas F-l (oniircssiinKil Krank came to lis fn ' sh from the mountains. Hes a sup- porter of the ( ' onfederac and maintains the South gained moral ictorN . t West I ' oint hi ' did not dis- tinguish himself either as an athlete or as an academic hive. He will he rcmemhered h his friends, however, for his ahilil to talk and his mam liirlliila s. A col vie 3-2-1 Kiissian ( ' hih 3-2-1 Delia le C iiiineil 1-3-2-1 Serfieanl 1 lOdlh Ni. ' hi Show 3 TED D. KING I ' ort Huron, Michigan B-2 ( ' oniirfssiiiiiiil Ted came to West Point bv wav of the Vir Force. After graduation lie | lans to continue in the same branch, if the Vcademic Department agrees with his choice. Ibis likeable Michiganite has shown himself to be a natural leader, good athlete, and a true friend. Ml who know led respect him lor his inan abilities. t-3 Howitzer 4-3 Track ISunierals (ierniaii ( hib 3 Howitzer Corporal Serjicant 1 321 . I. GRAY KINNIE A-2 asliiiigtdii. I)is[ri ' ( iii (loliiiiiliia lloiuii l Hilary Sclionl n aikriiiu li ' ilfjcd ' ' Rel)el. " Gray rails either Floriila or a liiii loii. D.C. his home. He showe l a reinarkahle a|(liluilc lor science courses and hkcd lo tiiik ' r «ilh radios. His pel hohljv was his guitar. (ira [ilans lo continue his electrical education h joiuin;. ' llic Signal ( lorps u[)on i;raduation. Swimming 1 Kailio ( iluli Cjdrl Danrr Haiicl t-3-2-1 Spanish ( Jiili (M ' ttiiaii iliili 1-3 Serjreanl MaLlieiuaLiis I ' oiiiin 2-1 1-2-1 JAMES REID KNOX or t ha nip ton. Massachusetts 1-2 ( iiiiLirrssiiindl Stewart I ' iidd alururuis. Jim hrought to West Point enough knowledge lor lour ears. A true hive, .lim lound time to take part in numerous extracurricular activities. Always asaiiahle as a source of help, he was a hoim to those of us who were goats. A true rricrid. lie will long he rememhered h we who knew him. Iorlar 3 Ivlllc.r l ' .iiil.r 4-3-2 C.adi-I (:l.a|..-l r.lioir 3-2-1 Hin : ( jmiiiiillee t-3-2-1 (!(»r|K»ral 2 Lieiilenaiil I Bal laliorl Trainin ' r )flir(M ' RALPH ARTHUR KOCH, JR. San uloiiio. I ' exas C-l I ' rcsiiliiiliiil llcr two prolotif cd lours in the liase hospital. Kaljili has decided that a soft life is for him. Me is looking loruard lo a career in the Air Force, He will he an asset lo au organi ation which he joins. His good humor and intelligence will lia c him running llic rr I ' orcc hefore he is thirl . I arr sse 1 (;ir Cliili ■1-3-1 II « i 1 zer t-2-l Corporal • (hiHCIuI. 3-2-1 SiT i anl T 322 Ned ■ iri. ' -: i-. -»» RAYMOND VINCENT KOTOWSKI G-l New l$rilaiii. (luntieclicnl ( ' .(infircssioiKil Buck, the jovial and oin--in-every-company guy, hails I ' roiii tlie nutmeg state. He ' s a hive who hates to study anti sacks wlien not plasing sports. Buck was a star athlete lielure entering fsl l oint. hut his weight holds him down a lit lie. However, a harder lighter couldn ' t be found an where. Fooiball Niiiiit ' ral Mont Kraiii t-3 Boxinp C.adel Dancr Ba .Sergeant JOHN ROBERT KROBOCK B l Hazleton. I ' ennsyK ania Congressional Prior to entering West Point. ,|ohn attended Colgate University for one year. He was both a scholar and an athlete. His leadership qualities quickly indicated that great days are in store Cor him. His j() ial atti- tude won many friends, and his friend l smile made Laughing .|ohn. " hiin known to manv as Koolball 1-3-2-1 Numerals Moiiograiii Major " A " Basketball 4-3 Mtmoeraiii FRANCIS G. LA BRASH New Richmond, Wisconsin Kisliiiii; (Jiili Corporal Lieutenant A-2 ( ' tinaiessuimil This little -2 lile came to the Academ hack in ' IH- which makes him a one time loser with the Academic Department. Born in ' New Richmond. Wisconsin: he attended grade and high school there before enlisting in the Air Force. After two )ears of service, he decided to make it a career — throtigh West Point. Boxing 2-1 Sergeant 1 Chapel Choir 4-3-2-1 ( )nlnance ( !hih 2-1 ' [ ' raining I )Hiier 323 w « HUBERT WESLEY LACQUEMENT ( ii-nlr.iliii. Illinois H-l ( .oiiliri ' ssidiKil ilaiiin Iroin Illinois. I,ark cotistaiitl) aiiiazfil f vv - oiie with his miniilc kiiowlcdf;! ' of ordnance, lit- I ' oiind liint ' to wrilf a prolifiToiis |iianlilN of letters anil «as one of the founders of the )rdtianee ( luh. Ilnthusiastie in an interest. Lack " s j)ersonalit made hitn |io|iular illi all. 1.hI,-I liailri.ad « ;iiil 1 I ' i-lol Cliil. l-.i-l i )rtliiaiice Cliil ll-I ROBERT JOHN LAFLAM iiilrnonl. New Hampshire Spanisli (Hull ( !or|Miral Scr " caiit 1 M-l e ) ; «;7(; I |M ii arrixing from the " hills of ole New Hampshire " |{oh immediately reeei ed thi ' title of " Flainbo " Irom his Keliel heast-harraeks rootnmate. Now. after lour Ncars of arguing against the incorporation ol New Hampshire into one of the larger states. Flambo takes his leave of West Point to join the ranks with " ii3. " ( ianiora ( " !ul» t iatholic ( iliapel (olv|f I ' i llillfi ( .lull W est IViint Korur 3-2-1 1-3-2-1 3-2 I ' n-Mcli Cliil, Pistol (:iiil Ski Team Manager Sergeant 3-2 1 4-3-2-1 1 JAMES LOUIS LAMMIE lii|ui|i| a. l ' enns K ania C-2 ( ' onarcssional Never on a Corps Squad. ( id hecanse he never tried out for one, Jim starred in intramural competition, and academicalh he is among the llrst IS in his class. If headwork. enieienc and a wonderlul disposition are allrihutes of the successful. Jim camiol fail in his roli ' 1 I as an otticer. d Oalliolic Chapel (;i.-.- Cliil, 3-2 1 ( lioir t-3 Corporal 2 1 Oebale Council 1-3-2-1 Lieutenant 1 ! 324 1 ■ ' ii ii i- ' - JAMES R. LANDRETH, JR. Lizton. Indiana D-2 Congressional Since 111 ' arri « ' (1 at Vi est Point from Purdue L ni ersily, jiin lias never let aeadeniies interfere with his ediiralion. He is llie mainstay o( the i ' om| an laerosse team and a holder of a Regimental Wrestling Championship. His sineeritN, wit. an l quiet competence relate that his future is even hriehter than his smile. Wreslliiif; l iniii Mall ( !oiiiini[|rr Sailing (iluli Glee dull (Joat Foolhall (jorporal l.ieiilcnant I CLIFFORD JOHN LANDRY Medford, Massachusetts L-l ( oniin ' ssioiKil Cliff, hailing from " Bean Town, " came in est Point after a year of prep. Survi ing the trials of Beast Barracks, he soon conquered academics with lit lie ililfi- culty. Allien iiol on Corps Squad, Cliff could always be omplete relaxation. " or deal em. " found either in a state ol u tiering that familiar [ilirase. Fencing 4-3-2-1 Monof rani Minor " " " Ciaptain Debate Council Spanish Clult .Sergeanl MELBURN EDWARD LAUNDRY Ber« II. Illinois 4 3-2-1 I l-l Senaldi i)il Ever since " Sunshine " came to us from Chicago, he ' s been looking for the girl of his dreams. One of these days we expei ' t that he ' ll lind that " cold 3.0. " Mess hall football rallies were tops with Mel because there were alwa s free cigarettes. His friendh smile will make him welcome no matter where he goes after graduation. Track 4-3 Ski Club 4-3-1 Debate Council 4-3-2 Sergeant I Pointer 4 i-Zr, A. ■•nvwwBVfnn CHARLES MAURICE LAVENDER E-l I ' lirl flliuf. I ' f ' xas Rpiiuhii iniy (lliarlii ' liii I ' li ' d lar silli llir Vrill hclorc lie cami ' In ii . Itiil liis lit-arl ri ' er left Texas. Natural conlidence and al ilit have produced an athletic-intellectual, mas- Icr of the slip stick and the lacrosse stick, saviour of floats and ladies in distress. Charlie «ili tic cr he at a loss for friends in the ir Force. Lacrnssp .5-2-1 Kin ( ioiniiiil 1 Major " A " Serrelarv Navv Star (1) C.orporal Dchale ( ' .oiiiiril 1 -.1-2-1 I.ieiilpnaiil Wcsl I ' oinl Koruiii 2-1 RICHARD DAY LAWRENCE Houston. Texas F-2 CongressiiiiKil Thi particular Texan look West I ' oinI and houls with the T.l). in his stride, and heiii " ; a " hi e " in academics, he was able to keep up his extra-curricular correspon- dence and participate in a wide variety of sports. iih his IricndK smile and warm personalit . he will he wel- come whcre cr he jjoes. and he will make a lull success of his career. V, iiiiiaslics 1incir " A " Numerals Navv Siars (2) Basehall i-:i-2-i 4-3 llii|i ( iiiiniiiil li-c 1-1-2-1 llimitziT l-.i-2-l Russian Clul. .5-2 Enpinror l ' illtall 2 Sergeant I JAMES W. LELAND Fors ill. Molilalia D-2 Sriiilldliill flcr an association willi llic uild Indians ol Molilalia. all developed a voice which could compclc willi a moose call. Me didn I master acadeinics loo easilv. Me had llie tenacilv of a hulldog. Vi ally ' s desire for efli- ciencv willi a readv iiclpini; hand will carrv him a loiif; wa . (Jymnaslics Di-lialr ( louncil ( ! rr|Miral t-2-l t-:{-2 I .it ' ult-iiani 1 Ballalioii Su|iiil )f1irer i t II :V2( RICHARD EDWARD LEONARD I- 1 Chinook. Montana Congressional Rich was the laifjel ol iiunn jokes alioiil Montana which he rra hl dclcndcd as " Goils (] nnlr . " liciiifi; a true friend of the goats, he was always wiliini; to lend them some of his academic prowess. A firm believer of companionship. Rich will he rcmemhercd for his abiht) to attract the heantilnl women. West Point Forum 2-1 Ski Clul, 4-3-2 (leneral Committee Russian (llul) Skeet t ' .lul. 2-1 3 4-3 Corporal Lieulenaul 2 1 RAYMOND JOHN LESINSKI Dearborn. Michigan 1-2 Congressional Ka came to ns alter a cai ' hitch in the rmored Infantry and was headinj; lor rmor at jiraduation. but. like man of ns. academics changed his aim to just plain Infantry. Ray ' s being a goat may he a blessing for the Tnfanlr though, and hichc er branch " Blue- beard " " chooses he will go far with it. Lacrosse 4 Ski Cluli 4 Russian Cluti 4-3 f:or|Miral 2 Krencti Cluli o Ser;;eaiil ALLEN T. LINDHOLM Los Angeles. California M-l IWdlioniil CiKnd Always cheerful. l will be remembered for his quick wit and easy smile. If yon want a job well done. M " s tlie guy to see. for no job is too large or loo small for him. ibis is a trait wbi h has placed him in high esteem by his classmates and one which shoidd prove inyaluable throughout his career in the Army. Gymnastics Camera Cluh Deliale ( ' .ouncil Pointer 4 4-3-2. 2-1 3-2-1 ProHurtion Manager Ski I ' atrol 3-2-1 ( .adel In ( lliarfje I ' olicv ( iotnmitlee 2-1 ( Corporal O Lieulenaul T i.Jll. ■. LK JAMES ROBERT LINDSAY A- 1 I ,i iiis illc. Ki ' lllii(k Sim III II Di ' iriisril I cirriiii |{i)li ;iiri i-il lioiii K(filuik lillid with liliic-;;f a-- pride and liiiiiior. I ' assing up acatleiiiics. he (■ i(llc l in alli- Iclio and cxlia-t ' iirriciilar activities. ell Isiionn n lur lii liiinioroiis aneedotes. IJoli lieljied ns lo etij our Slav here. His di ' li ' irnination and aldlilies ate sine lo jraiti him sMeees in aii profession. Hasknl.all IS iiiiH ' rals Mdiio rain i ' r. ' iK ' li dull (;oal I ' ' IkiII ( ' oriirili I Ice 1-3-2-1 Hup Comniillir 1-3-2-1 King Cdinniiitet 4-3-2-1 (lorj ( ral 2 3 ( ' .aplalii I ( luinpain ( . iriiriiaii l(-r JAMES EDWARD LINKA Siun ( lil . low a ( IIIIL M-2 siiiniil l| liii- ua iroin Sioux (al eaiiie " I ' allier " with his size 143 2 ' ' ' •■• I " pro ide a suhstantial addition lo llie Corps and tlie M Co fraternity. U hen not hus uilli soniethini; in the musical line. Father explains " .juice " to his lii e roommates. Favorite occupations include puncturing; o er-inHated egos, and dotnitialing his wi es. (;iee(;iiil( 1-3-2-1 W csi Fi)iiii I ' liriiiii 3-2 Sergeant i (Au.u- 1-3 Dariir Man l 1-3-2-1 1 )( ' lial ' ( Miiiiicil 3 FELIX LEE LIVEOAK, JR. aco. Texas K- liniuliir li Ex-g reiie. ex-colic iatt. ex-airiiiati. flip had liis nose in novels ttiore olleii lliatl in lexlliooks: liiil he tttatiaf;ed to pull lliroitiih academics with more than lite i oals " share of letillts. Me was always eager to gel lo llic liij; il lor icasotis slill tittistiovv tl. rl Cliili 3-2 Ita.lluClNl. 3-2 1 )4-l)atf ( .oili) 11 1-3-2 Uiissiaii (:InI 3-2 Wc-l I ' oini F )niin 2-1 skcci ( :iiii 4-3 lliiwit cr 1-3 W re lliii ' 4 i lst(.l Cllll. 3-2-1 SergeaiU 1 328 DAVID IDRIS LODWICK ( )tliini Na. Iowa B-l ((iiitxrcssiiiiKtl DaM ' s[)fiil a t ' ar al the Uiiiversitv ol loua lielore entering West Point. Since the Aeadeniic and Tactical Departments didn ' t bother him. he made the iiesl use of his lime in other activities. Dave is well liked for his read) humor and liel|ifulness. His capabilities and re- sourcefulness will take him far in life. Baseball t-3-2 Manager Howitzer 1-.3-2-1 Section Kditor Debate (■.(iiniiil 1-3-2-1 West I ' oinl Fiirnni 2-1 Wl ' MI Sports SlalT 3-2-i President C.ailet Chapel Lislier I ( ' .orporal 2 Lit ' iilciianl 1 JAMES ALFRED LOEDDING Dav ton, ( )hio B-2 The Academic Department has liecti kind In Jim. liiil injtiries have been his major problem. An athlete by heart, he is in the gym when not on Cross-( ' otmtrv. IVack. or Boxing. He likes all loods. and ne er com- plains about meals. Easy to get along with, Jim will have manv friends wherever he goes after " radtiation. Boxing M »nograin Cross Country Manager 1-2-1 track 1 Catholic Chapel Choir 1 Seriieant 1 G. GERALD LOHRLI Santa Monica. California F-l ISiiiidiKil (, 11111(1 Jerrv. well known and liked li all. hails front (California. His hoiite town stirrotindings are where he gathers all the itiformation for his stories of intrigue. Known for his athletic ability, he also devotes manv hours to the sack. His winnitig personalitv will aid liiiti llii ' oiighoiii his career in the Army. French Club 3-2-1 General ( loniniittee 2-1 Pointer 1-3 ( rpi»ral 2 Captain 1 Company ( loniniainlcr 329 CHARLES JOSEPH LOWMAN. JR. H-2 liMllimori-. l;ir l;irnl ( iinuic iiirial I licrr uill siircK lie a (( ' ttain i|iialil i-xirarli ' d Irurii (lc m|iaii H-2 when Cliiirk takes lea e ol il ranks In I ' lilcr llic Siiiiial Clorps. During his fonr cars al rsl I ' oinl. his wil and [ifrs( nahl never ceased to hel|i make our iiwri sla (ini- lo he remembered. We feel sure, ihal in ( Ihiick. ue are f;i iilg the service our hest. iMi iiii ' rr 1 ' Of ttliall 2 Corporal 2 1 ialcrl ir Sn -irl V 1-3-2-1 Lieutenant 1 K.mIIo CIiiI. t-3-2-1 ' I ' icki-I and lOsrorl ( XllcT 2-1 MONTECUE JUDSON LOWRY ( lohindiia. lississi|i|ii C-2 ( iiiinn ' ssiondl Motile sh| |)cd into cailemv hie easiU and naturailv. (hic lo his slow, simple, lull logical outlook on hic and all ils |irol)lems. We who struggled along heside him through ihese imporlant ears ha e grown (juile fond of him. his straight-lorwardiiess. and his sense ol hiiitior. He had manv Iriends and no enemies. Boxing Monofirain ( ' .ross ( !oMnlr% i nlilast irs ' IVi«k Ka.iio Cliili VICTOR LUBY 1-2-1 1-3 3 Sk.-rl CInl. 3 Sunday ScIumJ Traolier 3-2-1 Weifilu l.illinj; ( iluh I SiTgraiil I New ork. New ork M-2 Micr luenl -ti c months in (iermaii . ic joiix-d the ranks of " . ' )!5. His most |trized accomplishments are iia ing won the Brigade Roxing Championship and lii ' itig the shortest flanker in the Corps. Vk ith a conliti- iial smile and a Hair lor the unusual, he is a sure IjcI for success. Dialectic So( ' iet 2 I ' reiicli (.liil. 3-2-1 Kllllh Ni lil SIk.m 1-3 Special IVo ram ( omiriiltee t-3 West riiiul I ' oruui 2-1 Sergeant 1 330 i; -: -;-; .-. . " - LELAND PATRICK LUCK El Sobrante, California Qiialijiiil A-2 llllTIKllC Pat ' s sunny disposition and tjood liuinor Ifl ' l lis mark al West Point. He had freqiienl and varied troubles witii the Aeadeinic l)e|iartnient and. as a result, wore many turnout stars on his B-robe. His hobby is radio. He is also a good wrestler. His goal is the Airborne Infantry after graduation. .3-2-1 1 Vt resiling 3-2-1 Russian (Mnl Monogram Sailing Cluli ( " aniera (llnli 3-2-1 ( Mtr|n ral Policy Coniniillfr 2-1 l.ieulenanl Radio Club 3-2-1 A- 1 ( .oniiri ' ssiondl SHELDON J. LUSTIG Binghamlon. New York. .Shell entered West Point wondi-ring what it was like; then he set himself diligenth to linil out what made it ti k. He worked himself up to the inid lle ol the class and then branched out into other lields. both extra- curricular and athletic, in iew of his work at the cadcnn. his success as an oflicer is assured. IVack 2-1 Miniogram (ilceC.lul. 3 Jewish Chapel Choir I-3-2-I .Sergeant 1 EDWARD T. LYNCH. JR. D-2 East Boston, jVlassaehusells ( inifin ' ssionul In his spare moments at the Point, Ted could be found in the Class Club shooting pool, at Smith Rink in the winter, or — when he had nothing to do at all — talking about the Red Sox and his hero, Ted VI illiams. t present he has a definite leaning toward the ir FOrcc. if only he can take his " brown bov " with him. Hockey Monogram German ( ' Inh Skeet Club 1-3-2-1 3-2-1 3-2-1 Pistol Cluh 3-2-1 Model RH Clul, 2-1 Sergeant 1 331 ROBERT BRANDT MAEHR ( Jtiriiuiali. ( lii ( iiniircs nin D-2 IJoliV iii kniiiiic iiuliealf a li iil fiuiii. Iiiil ui ' ll rc- iiicinhpr him lor his stout heart. Ide " ll tell )ii that (Cin- cinnati is the queen city. At times. Boh Itattled the ' I ' aetieal and Academic Departments, hut as always in an lliiiij. ' he does he was a winner. ' I ' lii . and his sense of humor, will ' mxc liim success. Caili-l (;ii;i| .-l Clii.ir l-.i Ccrinan .liil. .i-2 Sailin;; Cliili t ( ,1.1.1 Cl.aiM ' l I li ' r I JOHN PHILLIP MAHER (; r|M.ral 2 iat ' iilcnanl I Bal I ali.m Traill inj: Mlircr E-l hrou M ill ' . Texas (.(tivdicssiiiiuil W ill) sohriquets rant;in r Irom Texan. Iiecausc he is one. and Mexican, since lie was l ronj;hl up in a Tex Mcx hordcr lown. lo Mohawk Indian, John lived up lo ihc rcpulaliiin ol liis home slate. He made lii lour cars at csl Point worlh while, lie has airn thai will cond)ine all of his line traits into a .rood (jllicer. Track 1 .si I ' oinI I ' oriiiii ll-l Ka.ii.. ciiiii : Ti.ki-I anil i ' .si.irl Kc|ir( ' st ' nlali .• 2-i LOUIS ERNEST MANFRE W cIUImmu. I rrin I ariia (: .rporal 2 Liciitrntinl I Hallalion Iraiiiiti ( Hln B-2 ( .onilifssionnl In ilalil and spirit lundi inj; " l,ui ;i had no peer. Thoii;;h few of us had c er heard ol cllslioro. I ' a.. Lou had lilllc Irouhic puttin ; his home lown on ihc map in our hcarl . The same jrood naliiri ' ami |icr onal- il thai made Lou an ideal companion al iIm ' " I ' oint ' will carr him far to success. Calh.ili.- ( ;iia|Ml I ' orUigiiese dull :? A(_ ' ol l. ' s 1-3-2-1 .Special Profirain dallioli. ' ( liapi ' l (l.iinniil Ice I C.lioir .{-2-1 SorceaiU i 332 ROBERT L MANGELS rciiallx. New .|crse A-2 (oniircssiiiiKil Boh caiiic to fsl I ' oiiil alter a far al cDllege. so aca- demirs nt ' t ' r held any worries lor him. lie enio ed contact sports and niaile " A " sqnad hocke) wilhonl e er playing the game before: a tribnte to his athletic ahilit . Boh picked the irhorne and will jirohahU he the first man to insist on not nsing a parachute. t-3-2-1 Hockey Major " A Spanish Clii 4-3-2-1 Corporal Serseaiil FRANK JOSEPH MARINARO East Orange, New Jersey M-2 ( .ittiiin ' ssiiinnl Frank came to est Point alter a totn- in the Nav . One ol ' the (jiiicter memhcrs of l-2, he is a good ex- ample of the old Hanker tradition of friendliness. Caught between one wife from the wild West and an- other from the deep South. Frank would just grin at their respecti e boasts and he glad he hailed from .Jersey. Hailin Cliili Hiissiaii Clul 3-2-1 3-2-1 Sergeant DONALD ROGER MARTIN Goshen, Indiana M-2 Regular lrni DulU came to us from the lloosier state ia the rnn. lwa s read for a good time or part of an kind, he kept humor in all his conversation «ith his. " lake it with a grain of salt. " But with his fun lo ing he has always shown a high sense of dut and honor that will he his trade mark Nliere er he goes. Honor Representative 2- 1 Hop Manager 1-3 Piil lic Information Detail 1-3-2 Corporal 2 Captain 1 Bripiaile SiippK ()Hi( ' i 333 JOHN FRANCIS MARTIN ;ilrr liiu ri. New or k M-l (Jiiiillliid illfiniiii ' l a lull ol inlliiifiasm. lie anlfiilK iniiiilgtMJ in cxlra- runiiiilar arli ilics, which incidentally included some V( ' r |)t jiastinics dnririj; weekends, l va s smilin e en durinii Mieslliii ' ; [•ia ' liie. we lia e ne er encoun- l -red a lieller nalured fellow, a trail which will further proniole a successfid rin career. W n ' sliin ' t-S-2-l Clef C.liili 2 " Nimu ' rajs Spanish ( ' .liili 1-3-2 Moiiof rain Serj eanl 1 ( iatliolii- ( ihaprl Choir 3-2-1 ROBERT NORMAN MARTIN Kosniusdale. Kenluck B-2 ( .oniii ' t ' ssiiiiKil The best a lo descrihe IJoh is " alwa s haj)|i . Il cn gloom periods were made pleasant bv his joxial per- sonalitv. The Uedhead will be missed b all. from the rm Iulc down lo the Tactical I)epartmi-nt: hul we know dial whercNcr he goes, he will he an oulslaniling reprcscnlali e ol ihc Long Grey Line. 1-3-2-1 rpslliiif; Mailajicr (general ( lotiiiiii 1 1 (icrmari ( iliih 2-1 3 Hop ( ' oinniit U ' e 2-1 Mill.- Kid.T 2-1 (M»rporal 2 latMilriianl 1 ALFRED MATHIASEN. JR. Kcd hank. New .|erse D-2 ! iili iniil (-1111111 Soi-ial lilc ollen caused M lo sliji IVom ihc | ro crhial grindstone. Vt ith blond hair and a bass yoice, Al leads the femmes a merry chase. Easy going. Al .shows no sirain under any stress. His many victories proved l was born under a lucky star. This smilin;; l)aiic will have no Irouhle in overconiinir life ' s obslailcs. (ivmnaslics 1 (;l -r Cluh 1-3-2-1 Cadel Chapel Choir 1-3-2-1 Del.ale Council 1-3-2-1 ( irporal 2 Sergeanl I .■{.{ 1 H. RICHARDS MATSON Perrv. New ork l-l CongressitiiKil Hailing from tlif far hills, older and grayer 1) irtue of liiree years spent in the Signal Corps helore eoniing to est Point. Malt will depart iniieh older and somewhat wiser. The halls of I Co will long remember his after- taps (dil)usters from his antage point in the saek. Most of all will he remembered his faithful battle ery, " Hold down the noise — I ' m asleep. " (iolf Corjioral 2 I ' isti)! Team t-l Sergeani 1 Pointer i-3-2 ARTHUR L. MAVIS Brvan. ( )hio F-l ( .oiiiln ' ssioiKil Art ' s a small townboN who came to est Point expect- ing the worst. t the Acadenn he has been a shining example b shining e er thing exeept the door knob. He devotes hours to practicing cross-country running and handball. His eas -going nature will carry him through his rin career with IKinj; colors. Cross Country Track 3-2-1 3-2-1 Portuguese Cliih Sertreanl 3-2-1 1 ADOLPH E. MAYER I ' agle River. Wisconsin H-2 ( .(Hiiiii ' ssiimitl Dolph came to the highlands of the Hudson from the woodlands of iscoiisin. He |(la ed the field as a cadet, but was especialK fond of .Southern girls. He di ided his lime between the sack and the boodlers when not ()la ing hocke . Dolph hail no trouble with academics, and made as line a cadet as he will an odicer. Hockey t-3-2-1 Dining Hall Numcral Coniniil li-i- 1 M»_Ml »graiii I ' Vencli (iliilt 3-2-1 Major " A " ( lor|iorul 2 ( ' .a|ilalii I ( iiiinpaiiN ( ioiiiinantirr 3:5. ' DYKE MC CARTY I i|)l n. Indiana L-l Hiiiiiliu 1 1 llaxhi allrndi ' il Indiana I ni i ' t i( and mtx t ' d willi the AriiiN. I) kr a- a natural at X est Point. He was as iHjiialK adi-|)l on the hasketliall eourt or in tlie rlass- roDin. His line choice of records was the |)ride of the 3!5lh division. pleasant manner and genuine friendli- ness will insure Dske an einiahle future. Cciiliural l-:5-l -l JAMES F. MC CLUSKEY I aw Ion. klaiii)ina olliiicss G-2 iiiniil lor lour cars horn re cillc lill lajis the ei-ho ul Mac s laufrhtcr has hccn heard in the halls and area as a con- stant reminder of his pcrsonalilN and outlook on life. Coining (o West I ' oinI xsith Oklahoma and an arm career for ' fnosl in his mind he has succeeded in c - jiloiting hoth of them to the fullest. Lacrosse rcrH ' ral ( ' .oniinil Irr I l ' lsl.,1 Cliil. -: -l S|iaiiisli (:iiil l-:{-2 (lorpDfal 2 Ouplaiii I Kejiinirjilal Viljularll JOHN ROBERT MC DONALD Lakeland. I ' lorida D-l ( (iitiiifssiinuil Mac came to West I ' oint trom liic l)cc|) South and somehow matia;;cd to sur i c lour winters at the " ici-- h( ' " of the I liidson. II c was alwa s a de|(endalile cadet. ' oiild alua s lc|icii(l on linding him in the sack or hard at work. stud ing. In the near future he ho| es to he huijdiu " hridiii-s for the (jorps of I ' luKineers. CaiicI CliaiM ' l Clioir I I )aiii( ' ( )r(licsha 2-1 I ' oiriliT l-:i-2-l Trrasiircr PorUigiiese Club .Serjeant 3-2-1 1 I 336 JOHN JOSEPH MC FAULL, JR. A- 1 New York. New York Regular Irinv l-iill cariic li) W i-sl I ' oiiil via (iiiaiu looking lorwaril lo four t ' arj ol social lilc al llic Acaileim. I hough lir soon IouikI hit ' here not lo be so gay a whirl, he look it in his stride; and his cynieal humor helped all ol us through some dark (la s. His consistent drise and hk- ahle jiersonalit) will assin " e success. Russian Cliili 3-1 WPAll Spoils Siafl :i-2-l ( Corpora 1 ' 2 Sereeanl I Ki) iilf; ■i Track. 1 Catholic (111 api- (llioir :•, lOOlli Nl. ' lil Sli » 1 JAMES J. MC GEE New York. New ork C-2 Cuiiiiressiotuil New York (!it sent Jim to us. Entering immediateh upon graduating Iroin high school. Jim found a home in ( om| an (!-2 " s infamous ranks. Mler lour ears of the usual Ijrushes with the I ' actical Department and Academic l e|(artinent. he is lea ing the l-ong Grf Line with the ir Force as his lirst sersice (Jioice. Boxillfi Minor " A " ( laplain I -.5-2- 1 Tennis Corporal Sergeant CHARLES J. MC GINN (jatun. Canal one H-2 (,iihfii (iltiri(il This ex-Lt. of Kngineers will he most remembered as the cadet who holds the worlds record for swinuning across the continent, as proof that all JMigineers are not engineers. Hop manager, debater, and a master of the snooze during ' i aetics lectures, he should be ridiii " IukIi when he gets iiack to his old outfit. 4 2-1 Swinimnig Numerals Hop Manager Portuguese Ciiili 3-, T rcsi(leiil Corporal 2 Sergeanl I 33 " ; ■ H wM H 9 ■-■ vC ' h ■MKL JOSEPH FRANCIS MC GOVERN E-2 .)i-iikirili)« n. I ' i ' nii l ;im;i ( jiiiiin.-isidrKil Not salislicd with l)-2. Joe became K-2 s niril as he ildiiiiiil his earling stripe. Although he came to us as a (lu-iTii lr tiiajof Iroiii Saint Joseph ' s College in Pliil- ailelphia. Joe has shown us that nuisie is his most out- standing talent. L pon graduati jn. Joe hopes to receive his I ' ornniission in the Signal Corps. ( ijlliolir ( :llu| el c,.l I.- Dialcilic Siiriciv 2-1 4-3-2-1 t;iee Cliil. Seryeanl 4-3-2-1 I ROB ROY MC GREGOR ( iarinel. ( lalilornia I ' rvsidfutud I ' roiu the sunshine state came IVIac bringing little ol ' the sunshine along. A P.E. major during his stay here. Mae (lid manage to squeeze in some time for the academic blues and orr ing about how he had missed that . ' i.O. VI ith his energy and cheerfulness, Mac will iic t lind himself in need of friends. Squasii t-3-2-1 ( lacliulic (ilioir t-3-2-1 Monogram Chess t;iiil 4 Tennis 4-3-2 Pistol Cl.ili 2-1 Moniijiraiii Spanisli ( lliil) t-3-2-I An Cluli 3 Sergeanl 1 THOMAS MC GREGOR ( ' armel. (California D-2 Srntiliii idl I ' om spent onl a few cars in his home town ol Car- mel. He attended high school in Japan where he spent some of his tinu- as an armv " brat. ' man of man skills and a congenial personality. Tom will base little trouble ill ascending the oak tree which leads lo the silver cagK ' s and the stars above. Wrestling 1 (. alholie i Chapel Monogram Choir t-3-2-1 Tennis 1-3 Catholic Chapel Nnmerals Acolyte 2-1 Monogram Debate Comicil 4-3-2- 1 Ilou it ' r 2-i Sergeant 1 338 GRAHAM WILSON MC INTYRE B-2 Berlin, Peniis 1 aiiia Stins iif Deceased I etenins Mac ahva s greeteil lis with a pleasing personalit ami radiant smile that iiiatle our sta here at the Poiiil a more pleasant one. He was one who eouiil appl liimsell to meet any situation and with his sense oriuiinor. sharp wit, and good alhlelic al)ilit . Mac will easih arliie c success in liis chosen [irolession. 4-.J Wrestling Numerals Spanish (. ' .liil Corporal Serveaul ;! THOMAS PATRICK MC KENNA Clearwater, Florida K-l SeiKiliii iiil Don ' t let iIkiI liapp look, fool oiil Tom was just as eajiahle as he was lriendl . lie canic to iis ia tin school and the !52nd Airhorne. and he soon lound that our math courses were his nemesis. Looking toward the future, he kejit hiisx during his cadet da s. Leading the " good " life was his goal. Art Club Camera Cluh Debate Council 3-2-1 3-2-1 Sailing ( lub Ski Club Vtesl I ' oinl Forum 4 4-3-1 2-1 tJeneral Coniruillcr ilan.lhall CliiN 2-1 3-2 Corporal SergeanI 2 1 STUART GLOVER MC LENNAN. JR. L-l Wilson, i ew York Presidenlial " Mac " was bulky and had |)lciii of physical coordina- tion. k hen he was awake he could do an thing the slimmer men could do. hen others groaned and moaned, " Mac " remained calm. cool, and considerate. An eager, goatish hixe, he wttie a hrighl smile as of ten as he wore dress t ray . Air Force hound! Hockey 4 Model Airplane Club 1-3-2-1 President tia lel Cbapel Cboir 1-3 Corporal 2 SergeanI 1 339 DONALD LEE MC NUTT New Ki-n iii " l()ii. I ' cniisN l ania 1-2 Oliiililiid llliriKilr L ii laiiiilf(l li a M)iiif«liat tar(l arrixal al rsl INiint. Mac set alxml inimediately to make up lor lost lime. hen the resl ol us were eiij() iiii; the " saek. " Mae was stmUiiif; iir at tlie g iniiasiuin. His liard work l(ri(Ui;lil liitn into (lie upper sections. With his spirit, he need not worrx ahoul success. Fool hall S| Uli ll ( :i(ll, I ' isliiii (ilul) 1 :5-2-i .-if;hl l.ifliii;; Cliili t-J-l Modi ' l Vlrplanr Cliih : StTjieaiil 1 JOHN DONALD MEGLEN Kullc. Montana H-2 Si ' iiiitiiriiil I ' roni the ( Hd Howard to the Ringside. Meg made tlie most 111 weekends, e erone to complain, he had much to sa ahout the " sxsteni. " Weekends still weri ' his " cure all " hut New ork never dinnned the " litter of Butte in Meg ' s mind. Vi e wish him the hest of luck with the Signal dorps and his travels alter graduation. I ' oolliall 3-2-1 Calholic (;iiap l 1, across.- 1.-3-2-1 c-,,lMr 3-2-1 Hiissiaii (liih 3-2-1 Kadio ( .liil, 4-3 I ' lTiicli Cliil, 2 An C.luli 4 Moilcl Kailroail Cluli 1 Corporal 2 Sergeant 1 GUY S. MELOY, III B-2 j (]olleg ' Station. Texas Congressiiniiil Hailing from Texas. Sand found West Point quite a change. Despite academics, cold weather, and otlur rigors, he sur i ed the four ears. His easy manner atid his read wit were as nuich an asset to him as the) were to lliosc who knew him. Few people Ikinc made more friends at the (iidenn than Sand). Spanish ( :hil 3 Corporal 2 Special l r j;rain .Sergeant 1 ( ' .ominil lee 4-3 340 JACK ALLEN MERRIGAN Boise, Idaho E-l SeiKiliniiil as the officer in charge of Boi.se Higli ' s ROTC unil surprised when Jack returned home as a CADET! Jack ' s amiable character and magnetic personality make him everybody ' s friend . . . Nothing from aca- demics to the Tactical nepartniciit could stop iiitii . . . Kas -going, athletic-minded, willing to liclp: that is Jack. Track Wrestling r ehale ( ioiincil 2 2 4-3-2 ) esi l oiiii Koruiii 2-1 Sergeant 1 ALLEN S. MERRITT Boonton, New Jersey L-l ( ' ■ongressional With a confidence and ease which alwa s accomplishes the impossible, Al became a legend to those who knew him. His drive overcame all obstacles and conquered the hearts of the ladies. Man were the crowning achievements of M ' s cadet career. Sonicilax the stars in her eyes will match the stars on his shoulders. Lacrosse Manager Major " A " 2-1 Glee Club 4-3-1 Dialeclic Sociely 1-3 Sergeant I B-2 EDWARD C. METZCHER ' rtirners ille. New Jersey Congressioiidl Before coming to Vt est Point Kd served three years in the Signal dorps, which explains his aptitude in " Juice. " Because ol this and his energetic disposition, he can apth lie called " Spark . " Mthough he is rather easy going. Kd has the abilil and originalitv to excel in am - thing he tries. Che.ss (!lnl President 1-3-2-1 Radio Club Serireant 1-3 ■il DONALD LEONARD MEYER 1 ilw jiikiT. i . iirisiii F-l ! (iliiiiiiil (■11(11(1 l)(ni loiiiid lii liiPinc in llif nii ;illi-f lliicr riu of s ' r ire ill llic I ,iii;iiu ' ci - anil llir Nalioiial (iiiaril. lie lill liiliiiiil lilt " co-t ' il lilf al 1 an|ii ' l li ' ami ranif In I ' -l I ' uiiil N hen ' his coninion sense. I ) alt . ami sense 111 liiimur inaikeil liiiii liir cunliniiin ' ; siiceess in his ihiisen career as a suldii ' r. " Siimrral German Cliil Ski Cliil, Sk.-i-i CliiN Serjieiiiit i-:5-:2.| 2-1 1 JAMES FRANCIS MILEY l)es Moines. Iowa H-2 Senatorial ( )iil nl l( a willi righl ladr s(ln ols. Ww Iii h scluntls. (wo colleges, and the L ' . S. JNavy behind him. Jim nilcred West Point. ddin r murh to his roommaI ' s ' e(hiealion. Imt little to his own. he goes [u the ln(anlr nntainted hv passing time or education. Wishing him the best of luck. ma the Hed-faeed Man never halt. I ' istol ' IVani 12- 1 Manager Presidenl Sailing rrarn I - ' i (itMUMal iimiinit lee 2- 1 (rudl F ' iiigiiieer Game 2 SpaTiisli (Hub 3 (;..r|H.ral 2 i ji-iilman t 1 RICHARD ANDREW MILLER LindsaN. )klalioina si (III (I I " Uhile " " lanie Ironi llie uilil ol (tklalmma. His fool soldier enthusiasm inereased with each siminier jieriod. ready wit and an interest in world e ents won him many good friends tliroughout tlie Corps. Thougli a (roat among Croats, his natural al)ilit should see li.m through to the highest ranks. Deliali- ( " oiincil 4-2-1 Koniiii 2-1 l i lul Chill I Diali-rlii- SoriiU 2-1 Seri;panl I flef ! 342 R THOMAS DANIEL MINGLEDORFF. JR. C-2 loiirof. Louisiana ( .oiiiin ' ssiiiiiiit T.D. MinglediirlT lias lung ht ' cii a IrifrKl indeed in ( lo C-2. specializing in aeademie help. rumrnNs love lor classical music and line foods lia c caused liini lo lie regarded as the last word in lliese lields. With kindness toward all. T.D. has left his mark of constancy and fellowship in the annals of the ( orps. Rifle 1-3 (;iec Cliili :i-:2- I Numerals ll ni)r ( Inmuiillre I ( laltiolir ( Ihapel (iorporal 2 Choir t-3 l.ieiiliMiatU I WILLIAM AUGUST MIOTKE San Lorenzo. (California K-l ISatiiiiuil (,u inl Willie came to West I ' oinI from sunn California. A rare Californian this one — he admits that they have rain there. He attended the Lniversitv of San Francisco prior to entering AX est Point, and the good hackground made the four years a cold max. Willie wants ilic Engineers. He has the brains for it. too. rl Clul, .{ )Xesl I ' oim h ' oriiiii 2-1 ( .aniera ( .liili 1 »eriiiaii ( lliih ( " .alholic iliapel 1 1 ) v i 1 zer Aeolvic 1.3-1 ' . 1 Ski Club 4-1 Debate ( ' .imiicil t-3-2-1 .Serfjean I FRANK A. MLEKO Chicago. Illinois K-2 SfiKiliiridI After graduating from high school with main honors and one abortive attempt to enter The Llnited States Military Academy. Frank had made up his mind to he a chemical engineer when, to his surprise, another opportunity for a West Point career knocked. Frank opened the door, and the storm came in. Camera Cluli t-3- Fonim 2 Model Airplane ( ,lul. 3-2 Russian ( -lul) Serjjeaiil t-3-2 :h3 PATTON NORTH MORRISON l ' cl »kc . l iiliiiiiiii M-l ( iiiilircssioiKil I ' al rnlc-rid West Point ia llii ' ir I ' urcr and Sicuarl I ' iild. Ilr will lie remembered as a tiian uli()S|pcfii as lew liiiurs «illi ihe liooks as he could. l-iarl in his cadet career he realized it was well to have as few dealings with llie Taclical Department as possible, lb- had liiil one ambition at the Aeadeni . to graduate. (nclpl Chapi ' l Choir t-.3-2 I )ial.Miii- SiicicU 2 KHIlli Ml ' IiI Show 2 JACK ELVIA MORTON Cailcl Glee Cluh 3-2-1 Pistol Cliih 4-3 Sergeant 1 E-l RillitiKs. Montana Cnngrexsioniil No mailer ulial lime ol da . Mori was al«a s read and willing to oblige us with a rousing song. His cheer), optimistii ' altitude an l friendh disposition have ear- ri Ml him through bis four vears at the Mililarx Vcail- emy. His audiition and consideralicin i r(ilher will long he reniendiercd b his friends. Catlel Chaiicl ( ilioir 1-3-2-1 ( ' aiiiera ( iliih 3-2-1 I ' ishins; Cliih 3-2-1 LEO MORTON Hood River. Oregon (;l ' r Clllh SiTj eanl t-3-2-1 F-2 ( (ini ' rfssidiKil beo is jusi an ( )regon farm li i . Iiiil lon I Id llial loo! you. He has crossed slide rules with the smartest oi hives, with few scars to sliow for it. Studies, sports. military aptitude — Leo stands high in all of them. There is lilllc doubt thai whale er he ma d(i in ihe future il will be a job well done. ( ross ( . niiil r Pllhlir lilforiiialit Delail 1..S-2-I French ( lliil ( !or[) )ral l.ieuli ' iianl 3-2 2 1 Ml l-M 1-1 DAVID LAWRENCE MOTYCKA A-2 CJo t ' titrv. Connect in 1 1 ( .oniircssiinidl Always a smile — plebe. earliiii;. he e eii smiled lliroii li cow aeademies. Dave managed lo sla reasonabh hive) in spite of a slitle rule thai would make IVIessrs. Keudel and Esser roll over in their graves. Vk ell- rounded on both the light and serious sides. Dave made many lasting friends, all of « horn wish him the best of sueeess in h IS career. (Camera (lliili . ' l-ll (;iee Cliil. 1-3-2-1 lOOlh Niglil Slum 1-3-1 ' - 1 )r lnaiict ' ( iliili liussian ( !Im1 Serseanl 2-1 3 I MAXWELL ROGERS MURRELL L-2 Hamlin. Texas ( tiiifircssiiiiKil Max arri ed at est Point comiilete with high-heeled boots that left little lonl l as to bis origin. W ith a back- ground at Southern Methodist L niversity, be found no obstacle in either life or academics. Max has a thorough- ness, determination and warm sincerit that make him a winner with many friends. I acrosse Major " " " l)el ale (Council (;ie - Cliil. 1-3-2-1 4-3 1-3-2-1 Sporial t roj ram (ionimillee esl I ' oinl Forum ( ' .orporal I -iculenanl 1-3- 2-1 2 1 JACK WALTER MYERS Butte. Montana F-l Sfiitiltiriiil From the easy campus life of Montana State College, Jack came to Vi est Point to earn bis gold bars. Usualh eas going and full of fun. he has a realistic outlook on life. VI hen given a job. Jack can be depended upon for his maximum effort. Being a good mixer and a eool thinker. Jack sboubl do well in the service. 1 00th NiRhl Show 3-2-1 toil.-l |{ailroa l « .hih 4 Ski Cliih .Sergeanl 345 HALVOR H. MYRAH. JR. I.oiij; Uiiiiiili. c« .|i-fx (dill H-2 uiniil ( iliiiriiiiif; r N .|cr c as a liomi-. Hal lir(puf;lil liis lia|i|( sriiilc anil sciisc of hiiiiinr to Wot I ' ninl. Hal ronlrili- iili-cj iiiiii ' li Id tlir liiti anil laufililiT of ll-ll. linr i ' i tn[)i ' lili i ' in allilclirs. Hal «as a ilinrktT in the Arni nine. Masti-ring math, he will lenil his vizari!r to the rlilli ' r u| on ii;raduatioii. H;.srl,;,ll hlj..r ' 1-3-2-1 Srrili ' jnil JOHN ANTHONY NAVE loril;ronirr . Nrw ork L-l Suns III Hi ' ci ' iisfil I ' ti ' nins Nahvav. as John was often ralieii. will loni; lir rcnieni- hercd in the halls of I. -I for his good humor and ill jokes, .lolins main interest was the I. -I athletic teams. Alter emerfring suieesslnl with his (German eam[)aign. .lohn found academics easy and we believe that lie will show a line record in tlic arnn . SoCCIT NlimiTill )X restlinj; 4 Numerals Sergeant 1 CHARLES OLIVER NEAL hrooklii ' ld. Missouri D-2 ( iiiilirrssiiimil (llinck canic to e. l I ' oint h n of the I ni ersit of Missouri. His earU skirmishes with the Academic De- [)artnient (ailed to erase the warm smile and the reaih wit thai has won him a host of friends, (ihuck spent his time a oiiling the lactical Department, fighting for tenths, and inslructine the juice " l ' " s. " I ' ra.k I ' -l I ' dinler .3-2-1 Camera ( iiili 3 l.avoill 1 ' illliir Dialerlir Sor (■l l-.{-2-l Kailio Cliili i-:5-2-i F ' Vencli (Jul) .1 Ser ieant 1 1 lowil er 1 346 iiiaiafliaf ' ' " ' CLIFFORD CLARK NEILSON SI irmepor I. 1, E-l Srnitlot till A " Ha )u Bengal, ' Clili Cariu ' oilli «illi a linii Ik ' UcI in states rights and it never left him llirough (our years at Vt est Point, either his Yankee roommates nor the snow, nor the North itself eoukl eiiange his Southern ways. He was never one to study when the red boy was near. He hopes to make the Armored his career. Track C-aiTiera !lul csl I ' oiill loiiirii ■. .l- Skeel Cliili Ski Cliili Serj; ' anl FRANCIS ALEXANDER NERONE Sharpsville. Penns Ivania 4 t-3-J-l I A- 1 ( tinurcssidiKil Witli Si ' s background, he cerlaiidN iiiadi i niilic lor himself in the hearts of his lassinales. From his classical recitations lo his intranuiral antics, he is one classmate that ' 53 is not likely to forget, ith his personality, he shoulil laki- the ser ice in stride as well as he did the .latiuar re eille formations. Kaseliall 4 HIDili Mfilil Sliii» 3-1 Dcliatc iiiuiic 1 4-3-2-1 I ' liiiilir 1 )iale( lir Socif IV 3-1 IN lir ( iollKnil Icr 2-1 hVi ' nch ( !lnl 3-2 f ' sl l i ini Koniin 2-1 lMi " in ' rr I ' ool lall ■1 Srr ranl THOMAS EDWARD NESBIT Hastings, Minnesota (i iilrc.s.s o i l-l " Uncle Tom " was the ouldour l pc. Hailing from «in(K Minnesota, he alwa s made sure (ha( the windows were wide open at bed-time to admit pleul of fresh air. However, getting u|) in the morning and lighting the gale to reach the window and close it was another story; and Tom was not alwa s quite up to it. (rvmnastics 4 Ski Cluli 9 lliukev 1 Spanish ( :iiii 3 Kallroail Cliili 1 Sori;ranI 1 34 ' ; DICK D. NEU I ' .lkliarl. IndiaMi G-l Hciiiiliii trim (ioriiinj; li csl I ' oinI mil ol llii- rank,- ul llif ir lurcc. I)irk liail iinr jjirat aniliilioii: to ri-liirn aii l st-c how the oilier hall ' Iim-s. lie soon sclllcil doHii to the rii;ors ol csl I ' oinI lilr and |iro(Cfdt ' (l to enjo to the uliiiosl his rrcqiicnt (lorps Sipiad trips to New Ork. (• art- snrt ' his original anihition ill he hillillcd. t-.S-:2-l IViirk l»iiu»j;raiii ( irnss ( !inintr Majcr " V 1-3-2-i I ' liltlir I tlfortn:i I i iii D.-lail l-: - Scr caiU 1 JACK ADAMS NEUBERGER i-sl I. OS Xni ' cli-s. (ialilornia D-2 ( iiiiiirrssidiuil Since he arrived at West I ' oinI Iroin l.Cl.l,. .. Jack has never given n| the ho|ie ol persuading his fellow classmates to heconie ( !alilornians. An easv man to he- come Iriends with. Jack is alwa s ready to help his classmates. His sinceritv. wit. and quiet competence in his work will carr him er far in his Arnn career. Wei-lu l.iflinf; Cliih lA rl Cliil) I Keliair ( ' .(.Uliril 3-2-1 KallnM.I Cliil. 2-1 JERRY WALLACE NICKS Heanmont. Texas Radio (.liil I W est I ' oinI Koriiin I Srrtrcanl I F-2 Conpressional Four long ears ago llii:- ilraw ling I e an carried the Lone Star flag to Vt est Point ' s doors. Since then it has been the only star lie has worn. Jerr is no " hiye. " hut plentv of hard work and determination have helped him suc- ceed ill cadet life. Here ' s to a line gin who somedav niav Kcl those stars on his shoulder. (ivmnaslics l-:!-2-l rl dull 9 NuMicrals llaM.INall ( lul ■{ MoiKii raiii Sailing Cliil ( •■ Minor " ' !(»r| oral 2 Niivv .Stars (2) Sergeant 1 II -ir i 348 MAX WILBUR NOAH Milledgeville, Georgia M-2 Honor Mililtiry School The tallest lad of Milledgeville, Georgia, has formed friendships lo match his height in W- ' 2. The Goiiill spent most of his free lime |(la iiig water polo, his favorite s|»ort. Being a hive of th ' lirsi degree, there should he no ceiling on (lounts success as an officer in the Kngineers alter " radualion. Chapel (;h()ir 1-3 Wulrr I ' l.ln Cliil. 3-2-1 Clee Cliili 4-3-2-1 Sfrjifitiil 1 I ' istol Cliil) 4-3 WALLACE W. NOLL SalishiMN. Missouri ( ' .oiiiircssiomil Four ears ago a smile hit West Point from the stale of the wide Missouri. K en though Vt alU knew more ahoul mules than academics or s«innning. as winning stars the hard way shows, he came to the ironl in holli. after plebe year. all . a one-girl-man liu-ing the cars at the cadem . was one of the liesl. French ( lliih Ski Cluh Corporal l.ifiili-iiani COURTLAND CARL NORDGREN. JR. St. Paul. Minnesota M-l Congressional After battling M.T. G. Plebe year, the Department finally decided to throw in the towel. The result 2.()0(M) ad iidinituni. The " Minnesota Groaner " spent man futile hours trying to persuade the Glee Club to sing Spike Jones " nuisic. W ith a wonderfid sense of humor. Corky will make his Arm career a liapp one. (;iee t;iiih 3-2-1 SerKeanl 1 349 1 1 1 p P ■ ■« J A : ■ 1 -«,-, 1- ■ u DONALD WAYNE NORRIS )kl;ili( riia :it . ( )klali riia B-2 fili(in(il (,11(11(1 Hailing Irorn llic Soulliwcsl. Dun ftilrrt ' il W f l I ' ltiiil witli liiscNfson ihe " ild Bliii- bonder. " I ' lorii rf fill»- till alliT laps, lie was eiigagt ' d in a(li ilifs rarifiiiif; Iidiii (Iclialc cuiiiKil to calling iAJ n West I ' oinI s own 2K(iV His frsatilit ami keen perception will iaii him alon " llic sk wa lo cmllcss hori ons. ( laim-ra ( Jiilt l-.!.J-l 1 t l»ale ( ttiiiril 1-3 llowilzer I ' -l Hislorian Seclion ImIjioi- l.ihrariaii l{iissian ( liiit 3-2-1 W est Poiiil l ' iniiii 2-1 Ka.li. (:iiil 4-3-2-1 SiTijeaiil 1 THOMAS JOHN NUGENT San Diego. California F-l ( (iiilircssidiKil Tom will go far if he hows the same ilelermination in life as he did in his Ijattles with the Academic Deparl- iiient. lie had to spend a lot of time with the l)ooks. hut he was alwa s readx to drop them, pnll np a pint ol hnlter pecan, and tell anyone who cared to listen how nnich nicer it is haik home in Sunny Southern Cali- fornia. (jalholio Acolvles 3-2-1 (rerillall ;ImI. 3 Dialeclic Society t-3 Ser!j;eaiil 1 ROBERT HOLTON NUTTER mite. Louisiana G-2 ( .(iniii ' ( " si(iii(il I hroughoiil his ears here at West I ' oint Hoh lia show n great sjiirit. Participating in Corps Sipiad gymnastics, socci ' r and. for di ersion, in intraniurals. he has ile- velo|ied well his athletic prowess. Taking an acti e part in - lra-cnrricular acliyities. and heing his good na- lured self has gi en Boh mam friends. ( r innasi ics 1 Si.c -r 3-2-1 I ' nrlM iii- i- ( :iiil 3-2 ( lorporal |j( ' ii[4 ' nanl t Dqiariniful " jai ' L 1 350 MORTIMER LENANE O ' CONNOR H-l Southern Pine. Norlli Carolina Congressional An Irishman and prouil olit. Mort is an Army Brat. He spent tliree ears lr ing l get in — Sully ' s and two years at ' I ' exas A »!i I and now wants onl to grad- uate and get out. No hi i-. hut not a goat either; he ' s somewhat indil ' lerent to the Aeadeniir and Tartieal Departments. His l)ig loves here are lacrosse and " sack. " l-,?-2-l Lacrosse Monogram 4-3-2-1 Pointer FeaUires Kdiiur 1 Boxing Catholic Acolyte Chess Chih 2 4-3-2-1 4-3 I ' orlugiiesf ( .lull Spanisli ( Huh Sergeanl 3 I 1 EDGAR A. O ' HAIR. JR. Little Koek. rkansas H-2 Congressiontil A trencherman (»f no small proportions, he never missed a meal or an hour in the sack. Sometimes runner and sometimes a swinuner. he remains rail thin. Because he is an academic engineer with little trouble. Ed has his choice of the many Itranches. Best of luck to our Arkansas delegate in the Armed F ' orces. Cross Country 4-3-2-1 Pistol Cluh 2-1 Swimming 3-2 Spanish Cluh 3-2 Track 4-3-2 Sergeanl 1 Modern Pentathlon Squad JEROME FRANCIS O ' MALLEY C-2 Carbondale, Penns l auia San ojd Drcvascd rlmin Somehow we were always on Jerry ' s side as he pulled for what he wanted, whether A Squad Basketball, a winning intramural football team, or a " pro grade in Juice. " It is much to his credit that he was seldom dis- appointed. Mav his Irish looks and cheerful wa s con- tinue to win him steadfast frientls. Kaskelhall Monogram Lacrosse Calholic Chapel Acolvle 1-3-2-1 I 3-2-1 C i (►rporal C ' aplaiu I Kegiinen I al SupiiK t )Hi iS] JOHN BAPTIST OBLINGER. JR. Noilh Bi ' iicl. ( tliio ( oiiiin-ssion F-l " Moilcialiuii in ex it lliinf; " i " ( )l{ s " [ - on I. i ' cr- theless. In- ixccllcil in cvt-rN lliini; In- iitKlcrtook. I ' his was es|M ' (iall Irnr willi llie llitfc " ' s " " Xcademii-s. Aptitude, and Xlhlt ' tics. His sense of hurnoi an l |ier- sonalil lia - uori him nuin friends at tlie Acadenn and i aid liirii ihrou ' diuut his career as an oftieer. Baseball laj.)r ' V ( Captain I -.1-2 -I JOHN W. OLSEN I ' airrtKnit. rsl ii (!orjM)r;il 1 IJeuteiuitil I Ballaliiiii tjulanl E-l l r iiiliir linn I )lii- carni- lo W i ' l I ' oinI as a rnonnlaineer IniiTi West ir inia and hron dit his cool mannerism ith him. Mis sliar|) mind has eiiahled liini to slide o er academics uilli case, thus fiiving him more free time. Vtithoul a doidit ihis carc-lrcc lad is a nalnral lor ihi- ir Korce, rr f ' anl 1 CONRAD MANSUR OSBORN Dclroil. Michigan G-2 ( .DIIU ' C silllKll ( )z came lo lis Irom llic (ircal Lakes region. During his Slav al the cadcm his IricndK anil cas -going man- ners have carried him lar. In hcasi liarracks and through ihc cars. ()z has laccil and overcome all ihc ohslacles of cadet lil ' e with sjiiril and delcrnnnalion. These allriliules will carrv him lar in his career. French (.lull .5-2 Sergean I 1 GLENN I proven Ii 352 GLENN KAY OTIS I ' lallsburgh, New York M-l Regit III r rtnnv Gee-Kay ' s Southern drawl leaves doubt in no one ' s mind that he came from Plattsboig. The theme of his lav(trite song. " A slide ride is a boy ' s best friend. " is proven facetious b) the bonds he has cemented with bis classmates. His sincere atlilude and his enthusiastic determination spell notbiuf; bul stars for (»lenn. Basketball -.i-2-] liaiidl.all duli :i-2-l Manager King Committee I Debate Couneil +-3-2-I West PoinI K(iriini 2- Treasurer Ciirpural 2 President Lieiilfiianl I WALTER EUGENE PARKER lleiit(jwn, ew ,|ersc L-l Honor Milildiy Schnol Wally moved right into the militar routine. Vcadciriics proved more of a problem at times but no bouts with the books ever dimmed that bright smile, and his g I humor was a fortress that withstood all thrusts at his native " Joisey. " In his career, as at the Point, he ' ll go forward confidentK and come out on toji. i-:i-2-i hoccer Numerals Monogram C; lee Club l-H Cailel Clia|.el Clioir- l-.i-J-l Sergeant I M-2 JOHN WILLIAM PARKS l.ander. Wyoming SfiKiliiiial Wyoming John, »[uiet and Irictidl) M ( o Hanker. rcall perks u[) when that sage brush comes from home. The " Powder River historian ' " spent summer leaves cam|)- ing and lishing in the Rockies. Doing awa} with drag- ging at West Point and direct subway service to i ew York is his solution to tlie cadets " social problem. Art Club ■2- Corporal Camera ( ' lub -:i--2-i 1 jeutenaiU Policy Commit lee 1 Portuguese Club 3-2-1 Secretary 1 ' m ' SSg » flH 353 ALFRED ESPER PAULEKAS Kai I. I cniisN l aiiia C-2 Qualijled AUcrnatf W is ihf same i. ' u nou saw everv Satiirda at Michic Stailinin or al the wrestling match. v was a top pcr- luriiicr hotli places. Equipped with a quick mind and kc ' n sciisc ol humor, he was alwa s well ahead of the Vcademic Department with plent ol time left o er. He is liked by all who know him and is a tribute to his home raiifje. the Shenango Valley of Pennsylvania. t-3-2-1 I ' oMil.all Major " A ' Captain W restliiij; Major " X- Minor " A " C.lianipion t-3-2-1 Track. 3-2-1 Pointer 2-1 Sergeant 1 Regimental Supply Sergeant II HERBERT DEAN PECKHAM Swisshome. ( )rej ' on B-l ( ' .oiiiin-ssidiKil Keeping ahead of Academics was so little trouble for Herb, that he had ample time for singing in the (Jlee Club, and pla ing his accordion. His unending supph of jokes and his cheerful outlook have won him many friends at West Point, and will make him welcome » hcre er he goes. Fencing 1 Ring Committee 2-1 (;icp Chill t-3-2-1 Sergeant 1 Cail.-I Chapel Choir l-:!-2-l Piililir Information Detail 4-3 DALE BERNARD PELOQUIN (Ihippcwa Falls. Wisconsin K-l Congressional During Plebe Year. Dale astounded the P " s with his amazini; knowledge of French. He got through Plebe ear in the same manner as he did French. Although i|uii ' l and imassumiug. Dale is always willing to lend a hand where needed, especially with the ladies. Dale h( |)cs to enter the Air Force, but wherever he goes, he ' ll make good, and have many friends. French Chih t-2 (Corporal llanilh all Chil o Sergeanl Skeel ( :iMh 1-3 .•554 " iM: .ii . JOSEPH PAUL PERLOW [jancaster. Peniis K aiiia D-l Congressional Froiul to hail lioiii llie lusli LancasliT alley of Penn- sylvania, Joe has iniheihled himself in the hearts of all that know him. Although his first love is pole-vaulting on the traelv team. Joe — a true hive — still linds some time for his studies. His three ambitions: to graduate, to get married, and to go over 15 feet. Cross Collnlr 1 Numerals Track 1-3-2-1 Captain Major " A " Navy Stars IJiiig Committee Kiissian ( ' .liil (Corporal I jeiilenaiU t-3-2-1 4-3-2-1 2 1 THORWALD ROGER PETERSON L-2 Omaha. Nebraska Congressii)iiiil Always loyal to that sandy state of Nebraska, Rog can argue anv Texan to a bloody draw, and even at times come out on top. However. Roger ' s ability to fit himsell into any situation and make others feel that he belonged there, will carr him to the very top of any profession that he nia choose. Baslietfiall Numerals 1-3-2 Glee Clul. Hop Manager t-3-2-1 2-1 Monogram Cadet Cfiapel (ilioir t-3-2 ( .orporal l.ieiilenant 1 JAMES COLEMAN PFAUTZ K-l Annapolis, Maryland Congressional Since his home town is iniaj olis, Maryland. Knglish Jim remembers his first ila s at Vi est Point only too well. Besiiles four vears of swinuning. his only sport was running from the Mathematics and Mechanics Depart- ments. Kven so. veneration is engendered for a fine institution from an appreciative person. Modern Pentathlon (German ( Mult S(pia l 2-1 I ' istol Clul 3-2-1 Swimming 1-3-2-1 l olic Commillce Major " A " ( ' -((rporal 2 Debate Council t-3 l.ieulenant 355 JOHN COGHILL PHILLIPS Soiilli I ,( [i liiii l ' t ' t ' . criuiiiit B-l I ' ri ' siilcnlitil .|(L with lii.s lia|jp -go-lii k attitudt-. lias made iiiaii friends. This, phis his athli-tir |)n)wess has made him well known to all. His initiati e and performance of tasks make him an asset in aii Held of endeavor. He is a welcome associate in an capa ' it . J(l will he sue- ee.ssfiil in his new career. Ski Cliil. 3-2-1 (tri)rral ( iiMiiillil Ice 2-1 Corporal Serircaiil RICHARD WENDELL PHILLIPS. JR. C-2 New ll (lc I ' ark. I .onj; Island. New ork ( niifirrssional Dick has found it neeessar) to work hard t » preserve his class standing to insure his branch choice. Air Force. His level heail and easv goinj; manner will win him main new friends, adding to those he has made through many years. Dick ' s willingness to work and help others will bring him much success in his chosen career. Track 4-3 Corpora lia.lio Cliil. 3 Serfieanl Skei-1 Cliil. 3-2-1 ARTHUR RAYMOND PHIPPS allliam. M a.-sachusil Is L.2 ( iiillircssioiKil lli c hill no star man: willv hiil no comedian: carefree — liiil no slouch: efficient — liiil no First Cap- lain: rl (proiioimccd lit in Hastoii) is all this and more. His first impression is lasting ami warm. His sense of humor and his cheerv laugh liavi ' done much lo brighten up the drearv walls of the Point. Cross ( ounlrv t-3-2-1 Malhcmalics • ' oruiii 2-1 Monogram Prcsi(Jcnl Track 1-3- 1 .Sergeanl 1 ( .alliolii- ( .liapcl Acolvh ' 3-2-1 nllaO( i i :5.i() THOMAS 0. PICKETT IVetilon. Missouri F-l C.onfiressionttl Tom. more conimonK known in the (•oin[tan as lluin|ili. hails (roni the " Showme " State. Tlioiipli grad- uation ranks high on his list of priorities, the l)ig mo- ment will be his June date at the Cadet Chapel. Tom ' s understanding attitude, eoiipled with his foreefulness. will add greatly to his sueeess as an offieer. Track 3 Spanish Club 3 Camera Cluli t-2-l SergeanI 1 Pointer I JIMMY L PIGG B-l Richmond, Kentucky Congressional Jimmy, a native of the Blue Grass State, came to us from Berea College where he was a star swimmer. An all-around athlete and a scholar of parts, Jim is well liked by everyone who has ever met him. His winning manner and soft-spoken charm coupled with great ability will lead him far in his chosen branch. t-3-2-1 Swimming Monogram Manager ' s " A " Hop Manager t-3-2-1 JOHN J. PIMENTAL Pawtuckel. Rhode Island Fishing Chib 3-2-1 Corporal 2 (aplain 1 ( lorn pan V ( ' .imiiiiainler E-2 ( ' ongressional Take a pleasant personality, a keen .sense of humor, an abundant supply of energy, a Rhode Island accent: mix well with a will to win and you have Jack. natural athlete, he won fame as a Regimental Boxing Champion and a member of the Brigade " all-s tar " lacrosse team. Jack ' s ambition — Air Force blue and a jet. Honor Committee 2-1 Corporal 2 35 " ; DAVID ANDREW PISTENMA ( il()ii(c lcr. Mas acliiisctls B-2 Si ' iiiiliii itil Since Oa t ' coiner Irorii a mII known li liinf; lowti il is (•as to guess s . lii laNuritc jiasliinc is. Dave spends u» of liis siininiiT lca c on the ocean. iis)iini ' . Dnrine llie winter he |)eiiils inuili of his lime at .Smit)i Kink skating and prarticing on the lioike leani. Dave is eas froinp and has cr few complaints. ll.).kr 1-.J-2-I I ' drlN iKM- Cluli 3 ( iaplaiii ( Mrjtoral 2 Numerals l.iculcllaill 1 Major -V " HAROLD CURTIS PORTER L-l Gallipolis. Ohio ( ' oiifiri ' ssional Hal came f1 ing onl of the hills of Soulliern Ohio on I he wings of the Air Forre. Landing at the Point he hronght " hivyness " assets which have given him manv lri ' nds. If the Kngineers don ' t grah him. its back to the ir Korce for Hal. herc er he goes, he ' ll he a hiirhfU er. Drlialc ( i uiiiril t-. ' S WesI I ' oini KiirNiil _ ' -l (inicral ( ioiiiniit tre 2-1 ROBERT JOHN PORTER ( rand Rapids. Mirhif ati . r|M»iiil E-l ( on rcssionul l reviousl schooled al liii- I niversity of Michigan, lioh never hail lo speml muih time cracking hooks: con- sequently, he spent nnicli time reminiscing about his home state, the wonders of the INorthwoods. and his la orite sports, lumling and fishing. I |(ori graduation, he plans to make the Virborne his branch. Itoxin ; t-2 PoiiUer t-3 rl Cliili l-.i Ski Cli.l, 3-2-1 ( iadt ' l ( ' ' lia| ' l CI tut- i-:i-2-i Ski Patrol 2-1 (;i,r cInI, 3-2-1 Corporal O lliAv ll rr 4 Si-rf;«-aiil 1 :l ;{.i8 il mm ROBERT K. POTTER Manila. Utah 1-2 C.ongressioiKil A son of the Far Vi est. Bol) had lew kind words lor the eonlines l the eadeni . His lenaeil in handling the prohlenis conlronting liini are ([iiahties which assure success in an phase of his military career. A ready smile, coupled with a quick wil. has won I?ol a host of friends who will long rememher him. Russian C.lul) 3-2 Ski (;iiil 2-1 Weight l-iftiiif; (lliil) 3 KisliiiiK (;iiil 3-2-1 Honor Committee I Vice-Cliairman (.]« r| oraI 2 IjeiUenaiit I FRANCISCO ROBERTO PRIETO F-2 Habana. Cuba Foreign ( ' (itlcl " Ho-lot ' s h( a rrahlee! " . the thmidering voice would echo throughout the .Slst division and into the S2nd. entering the dreams of slee|)ing cadets like a thousand reveilles rolled into one. Frank has the spirit, pride, and the manner of the Corps. His humor and lellowship have made our four ears here a [ileasure. Modern Penlallilon (iolf ( lliili I Squad 2-1 .lei ir Keseanli 2-1 Wrestling 3-2-1 Kadio CM 3-2-1 Monogram Spanish (Huh 2-1 German Cliilt I Sergeant 1 C. WILLIAM PRIME Syracuse. New York D-l Congressiiinal A native of Northern New York. Bill graduated from Svracuse l ' niversit% before entering the Point. H dili- gent and conscientious effort he managed to be turned out in two subjects Plebe Christmas. Claims hist as his favorite outdoor sport, and his greatest ambition is to own fort dancing girls. Lacrosse t-3 French Club 3-2 Numerals t (;olf Clul) 3-2-1 rl Cluli 3-2 Skeet Clul. 3-2 ( atholii Choir 1-3-2-1 Ski Club 4-3-2-1 Debate Council 1-3-2-1 Sergeant 1 359 HENRY PURCELL III liraili ' iilon. I loriila E-l Sfiiitiiiiittl W e$l I ' liiiil lor Hank hail no |ii ' rr . m Ik ' iiiailr his lour licrc hisl li f ears. I?ul no filoom [urioil i ' ci hisi-l liirii: his ([nick sfiiilc. hnniiir. anil ktiaik ol knowing ' olhcrs mail) ' Hank lops as a wile. ( ionihinin;: ihc allriliuli ' s ol a Irnr Irifml and a ilcli ' tinincii soiiini. Hank uill niakr a line officer. Sorcer l iiio ram ( Camera (Huh Diali ' rtir SncirU llanill.all Cliih ' :2 llo»il rr ■l. I ' liolo iiiiiMi lralnr l-.i-J-l l ' ..iilh-i- .1 1 Siiiiilav Si ' liiMiI 2-1 ' iVaihiT : -l- SrrseanI I DONALD ALEXANDER RAMSAY B-2 (irariil Kapiils. lichij;an ( oiinirssiiiiitil " He who I eels I he ri ' sjiccl Inch is line I o olhcrs car niol fail to inspire in them reganl (or hiinscH " . a re ;aril we who knew Don will always lia e lor him. His amhilion. iriiremiil . ami cheerlul conntenance will alwa s he rememhered. He fared well in cadet life and uill nn- doubtedlv excel as a leader in the Service. Il . Ullti IIIIT II remembered. He fared . . n m .ami ; doubtediv excel as a leader in the Servici Cailcl Cliapel Cliuir IS-. ' - 1 (;i..i- Clul. 1-.5 (;.,if(:iiih ■ -■2- IN.inler t-3-2-1 l ' olir ( iiiiniiiil Ire 12- 1 Kin : ( ioniiuillcc iliairman ( lorporal ( iajilain Hat laliiin i .uitiin i-:i-2-i o I anili-f CHARLES EUGENE RAMSGATE Long Island. New ork L-2 ScniiliiridI (ihnck halllcd wilh llic Vcadcrnic 1 )e|iarlnicnl for lour long years and eme rged as one of the hiviesi goals in the class. His willing helping hand, his learneil o|)inions. and his words ol enconragemenl. when lhc were needeil. left a lasting impression on we who were | ri - ileged lo know him. Kill. ' 3-2 Sailing Cliiii 1-3-2-1 Swiniinin;: 1-3 Ski Clul. 3-2-1 ( lalliolii ' :lla| i ' 1 S| prial I ' ro ram i)lvlc i-:i-2-i ( litniniil In- 1-3-2 Calhoiic ( !lia| f 1 Walor I ' iiIoCImIi 1 -iioir 1-3-2-1 StT raiil 1 M.mIi-I Uailr..a. Cliil 1-3-2-1 4 -fiirl li 360 k. ANGEL CARLOS RAVELO Mexico City. Mexico K-2 liin ' iiin ( ikIcI Arriving at West Point (lirecll froni Mexico, (larlos found learninj; Kn ;lisli and kcc|(in ; u| with llic pichc S)steni to be quite a chore. Then he iouiid the Academic and Tactical Departments just as futile. But. being a rugged individual, neither the system nor th ' " D " lists could undaunt Carlos ' spirit. Adios, ainigo! Gymnastics Soccer 4 1-3-2-1 Pistol Cluh Porlugucse ( ' .liili 1 3-2-1 Numerals Minor " A " " Navv Star Treasurer Sergeant 1 WILLIAM E. RAWLINSON, JR. B-l Opelika, Alabama ( ' .oiitirrssiondl Bill, a member ol that sul) ersi e organization called " Rebels. " brought two things with him from the deep South — a reverence lor (General Lee and dreams of a little blonde. Since he has been here, he has placed plebe baseball and | racti -ed some track e eiils. but the sport he likes the most is shooting Skeet. Track 1-3-2-1 Corporal ■7 Sk.-rl ( ' .lull 2-1 Caplaiii 1 I ' liinlir 1-3 Hrlpi.l. V ' ljiKanl JOSEPH THEODORE REARS jNewark. New Jersey 1-2 ( iintiirssioiKil His complete imniirnit to Horr was Joes best weapon during his four ears at the Point, lie etuiched his cadet life with extra-currii iilai ' acli ilies lor |)leasure and trips. With a winning |ii ' rsonalit he gained man lirm friends and left his mark here with his famous renditions of Vlarir) Lanza. Lacrosse Track (lalholic Choir 4 ■1 3-2-1 I ' Veni-h ( Hull 1 )ia!cctir Soci Ski ( ' .lull cl 3-2 3-1 4-3-2-1 ( .alholir ( -lia| cl col Ics Glee Clul) 3-2-1 3-2-1 ( iaiiiera i Auli Scrjicaril 2-1 1 MA ADRIAN PRYOR REED (Trfcmvich. ( oiincclirnl D-2 ( ' onfiressional i iil iniaL;iiiali ii and hiailil sua ent ' ss itxliiali ' " Slick " as a capable aspirant lo the liiploinatic corps. Mis notoriety as a party giver will remain for years to cnrne. c will lie seeing AF again anil will he unsur- | risc(l III linil him anywhere from the lead in a Broad- Ma lv lra aganza to a cashah in Morocco. Sorri ' r N iiiiu ' rals liino;;ram 1-3-2 Sergeant 1 EDWIN REED. JR. Long Reach, ( ' alifornia l-l OiKili lcil ( iinipi ' iilor Kd larnc In W csl I ' oinI allcr spending llircc sears willi the Air I ' Virce. including len monlhs at I S l PS. Heing from an Air Force famils. he man times entered dis- cussions on the side of his chosen branch. X henever anMine wanted an explanation written, it was usually Ijd who was elected to t pe it. RICHARD THOMAS REMERS (lini ' iiuiati. ( hii C-l C ' .ongressiiiiKil Dick is an " Kngineer " of the class, and rightly so. How- ever, he has an aflinits for hlondcs with hhie eyes as well as for academics. In his leisure lime he manages manages he wiinining team and enjoys swimming himself. One colieclcd men in the Cor|is. Dick in- Vir Force upon graduation. Ill ihc calm ani tends III join tin KiMiiliall Swiinniin Koreipn l alic Seminar Fishing C.liili 4 3-2-1 2-1 2-1 Russian ( iliili Engineer Foiillia Team (Corporal Sergeant 3 Myl i Carlet Chapel (Ihnir t-3-2-1 liiissian (lliili 3-2-1 1 Cheer I.eailer 3-2 Sergeant I J Uialeclir Society 2-1 1 Howitzer Staff 1-3-2-1 I Seetion Editor 1 WILLIAM D. RENNER H- W ashington. Districi of ( oluniltia Sail of Di ' ci ' iisi ' d 1 clfnin Horn ill Oklahoma in 1030. WtW is an rni Brat, lie claims (Georgia, where hi- sjient se ' ral ear.s. is the hest state in the Union. Bill graduated from Greenbrier Mili- tar School. est Virginia, and attended Sulli an Pre- paratory School. He hail his share ol tronhle with the Academic and Tactical Departments. The pet peeve: Not enough mail from that certain feninie. 1-3-2-1 Gymnaslios Monof rani Minor " A " tlamera ( -liil 3 Moilel Railroad Clul, t-3 ( )r(lnancc ( Jul I Kadio Clul) 1 Sergeant 1 LELAND CHADWICK REW. JR. E-2 Gainesville, Georgia ( ' .oiifirfssiondl The change from (Georgia to New ork didnl hother Lee at all. He came with an e e on the rliller as his branch choice. He spent his free time jockeving the books of the Special Program Committee or playing (m the " fields of friendK strife " . I.ee ' s onh trouble was coordinatinK his weekends with his drajfs. t-3-2-1 Lacrosse 3-2 Special Program Monogram C )mmillee 1 Dialectic Society 3-2-1 ( Chairman Hop Commiltee 1-3-2-1 ( !(trporal 2 Lieiilenan) 1 FREDERICK PRATT REYNOLDS. Ill A-2 hite Plains. New ' ork ( ' .(infircssioiiril iVever burdene l with academic problems. Fred was al- ways near with time to spare his fellow cadets. His quiet. eas -going manner exploded only when his daily loot of letters was accidentally misplaced. He carries with him a sincere attention to dut which will alwa s inspire the men he will command. Caelet Chapel Choir 4-3 Howitzer 4-2-1 Cheerleader 2-1 Pislol Clul. 2-1 French Club 1-3 SergeanI 1 363 EDWARD L RHODES Hrownsvillc. ' I ' t-xa C-2 ( ' .ongressiniKil l)ii l " s a i;ii uIki ' iI f;la ll swaji an ( tsear lor a i; )0(l time an la . Hi;- tiiiisical achieveinents began in ihc gym showers anil culminated in his strumming a re- conslrncted guitar in an room where oliinie was more paramount than quahty. Rhode ' s speech will live on in the " Rhodisms " thai distinguish the eonversation of a C-2 lile. (Jvninasium 1-:? Kailio ( Hull :i-2.i (;lee Clul) 1 Skeet Clul. 1-3-2-1 I ' liblio Inform llhill Sergeant 1 Detail i-:i-2 HAL BOYD RHYNE K-2 Gastonia. North Carolina Congressional " H.B.. " ' rebel h birth and ankee l) adoplioii. is an lionorar member of ew York ' s Finest. He di ides his time between dragging weekends and lighting with his roommates. His serious nature which helped to con- trol the " youngsters " who were his roommates, should stand him in gooil stead in the rm . Buflle Notes 2-1 Circulalinn Manager Kussiaa Club 3-2 ( iorporal 2 Lieutenant 1 Battalion Su| |p1v ( )flirer DAVID KEMPER RICE K-l Washington, Distri«-t of Colittttbia ( ' ontircssiunfil Dave is lr »m an old rm lamiK atid Imitid West I ' oiitl smooth sailitig Irom the clashes with " iO to graditalion. A lamiliar lace at hops and the Weapons Room, he made the most of his free time: but took his work seriottsh. Daxe ' s great smile and conscientiousne.ss lea e him with onK the briglitesi ftittire. .S|lani .ll Clnl. 3-2-1 Special l rogranir; ( ioniniit tee 1-.3-2 Corporal 2 1 .irulenatU 1 Cheer .eailer 3-2 , l 1 oint Koruni 2-1 Han. 11, .11 Cl.ih 2-1 Mop C inimitlee 1-3-2-1 Skeet ( :iui. 3-2-1 f I it 364 I vml RALPH CARLING RICH [ os Viiseles. (lalilornia G-l Congressional When iiol eiij ) ing the eliinates of European countries ihiring leave. Ralph spread his good nature among his classmates of (j-1. Rico has man hohbies. including classical music and science liclion. His sense ol humor gained man friends. Calling no particular stale " home " . Ralph ' s wanderlust shoulil he well satisfied in the Army. Water Polo Cliih 3 Pistol Club 4-3 Ski Club t-3-2.1 Skeet Club 4-3 Vice President Pointer 2 Spanish Club 3-2 Sergean t J DANIEL S. RICKARD Iowa (litv. lo«a F-2 (.oiiili ' i ' s.siiiniil Born ami hred in the military life. Rick was a nattiral for est Point. He has always been completely at ease, friendl). and ready for any kind of athletics: howeyer. Rick ' s one worr was academics. B working hard and being an active member of the " after taps study group " , he escaped. Rick is destined for success in the rm because eyer one who knows him likes him. Skeet Club Russian Club 3-2-1 3 Corporal Ueutenant OTTO NEAL RILEY, JR. Fort Arthur. Texas M-l Congressional A true son of Texas, " O.N. " does his share of Confed- erate flag-waving, and occasionalh babbles " Save )ur Confederate money, boys, the South is going to rise again. " He thriyes on sub-zero temperatures, as his wife will bitterl conlirm. He has a sense of humor which even the tenth machine can ' t take away from him. Baseball t-3-2-1 Spanish Club 3 Manager Corporal 2 Debate Council t Sergeant 1 GARY W. BOBBINS l, ' a t ' liworlli. Kiiiisas C-2 CongressidiKil Rohhic nt ' er could sta auax Iniiii llii- l ' )lli l)i isi ii: unliki- llif lialiitiial sackoids. his passion was llu- Radio (iliili. l Na s workiiii; a trip sei ' tion. the Ace scintil- lalccl oiilsidc ihc walls. Il« ' did prettN well inside, too — ROGER LITTLEFIELD RODERICK L-2 X ashiiigloii. District of ( ohiinhia Son III II Orrriisi ' i] I I ' ti ' riin i{od came from the shad »t ol the ' a) itol clonic lo join the Long (irc Line. His onl cotnplaini is the lack of time to de ( lc to the more intellectual subjects such as " Little l)ner " . His lavorile |)aslime is trip section to Washington. Ileres hoping (he fortunes of life sta with him after " radualiori. Track Numerals Spaiiisli ( ' .lull Sfr«;« ' aiH ELLIETSON DAVID ROGERS Slc cns I ' oinl. Wisconsin C-l iSiitiiinitl (iiiiiril If ou cnjo a pcacefid atmosphere. Sam is not the man to liNc with. While maintaining onl a polite in- terest in academics. Sam managcil to create consider- ahlc cotnmotioii in i ' cr thing else. Giving little atten- tion lo Plelx- car. Sam came through imscathetl and casiK managed lo mainlain his genial rnamicr. I ' raik 1 Saillu;: Cliili Numerals S|iaiiisli ( !lul» Ski Clul. I-.M -I (:or|,..ral l ' i.,1.,1 CImIi -: -1- Ser ' eaul . l r..lul I ' Miiim :2.1 eas -g( t-3 3-2 Santee. ' ai«a s in the lo| of the cla . alwa s read lor a basket- liall game or bull session. Boxing 4 (;iee Clul, 3-2-1 Ka.lio Clul. 4-3-2- 1 ( or[Kiral Ser eanl 1 1 1 I ' resideiil 1 i ;56() JL I L-2 ROBERT FREDRICK ROGERS Santee, California G-l Congressional Boh joined the Class of ' 53 from an Army family. Always serious minded, his intellectual pursuits carried him to the realms of debating, politics, and philosophy. Never lacking in humor or good nature, he welded man strong friendships. A fine athlete and scholar. Moh lca es X est Point with a bright future ahead. Lacrosrte 4-3 est Point Forum ' 1 Art Clul) 4-3-2-1 llowit .er Staff o Debate Council 4-3-2-1 An Editor Dialectic Societv 4-3-2-1 (lorptiral 2 President Lieutenant 1 RAYMOND CHARLES ROHLMAN H-2 Buffalo, iVew York Congressional Ray came to Vt est Point with the determination that he was going to receive those golil bars in June ol U 53 and have a good time while doing it. Ray ' s bright per- sonality and easy-going manner have won him maii friends during his sta) at the Acadcm . Kay plans to cast his lot with the Air Force upon graduation. Camera ( iluit 2-1 Pistol (.lull 2-1 Freneli Cluli 4-3 Sergeant 1 Model Airplane CUil •■) ROBERT D. ROSE 1-2 Cornwall-on-Hudson, New York Congressional He came to West Point after a year of [jreparalion at Stantons. Rosie placed varsity hockey and soccer for three years lettering in all. He was rather indifferent ahoiil academics: he did not like them. He did manage to sta) in the upper 100. tlujugh. Sports are his greatest interest, second only to MT G. Soccer 4-3-2-1 Hockey 4-3-2-1 Numeral Numeral Major " A " ' Major " A " Navy Stars (3) Howitzer 4-3-2-1 Corporal 2 Sergeaiil 1 367 id v ■ J THOMAS CLIFFORD ROTE San Antonio. Texas D-2 ScniiltiridI l.fariiitij; li lolrtali ' llu ' North was ronis biggest as- signment at West Point. He still ileelares that snow is to he enjoyed from inside a warm room while playing hrid " e. Kyle and Tohin ma he more onlslanilinsr in athletics, hnt we all douht that tlie lan iiialcli roiisin I ' oni ' s winnint; smile ami IriendK maimer. Dialorlii- Sorielv t-3-2-1 Kin- CoiiiMiiii.-i- l-S-2-1 1 DAVID H. RUMBOUGH w iii ' Mon. Dislrii ' l oJClohindHa l-l I ' rcsiilrnliiil l)a e. liki- se eral lamons generals. i)elie ed ihal West I ' oinI had a li c year eonrse that some were ahle to -oni[)lele in lonr. An Army Brat fond ol parlies, sack. and poker, he is a staunch snp|)orler ol ihi ' old cayalrv. hill with the ad ent ol the tank, the sahcr miisl gi e ua lo the crossed (annons ol rliller . I )ialoclic SiK-i( l Krrrirh ( liiil I I ou i I zcr t-3-l ' -l I ' liinlcr Serirrant EARLY JOSEPH RUSH. Ill IJallimore. lar land E-l SriKlloridl Early cnlcred the cadem after a ear al esleril rar land. Mis academic prowess left him jiisl short of stars, lua s willing lo help his classmates. Ilarix he- lamc llic hoi Iriciid of E-l ' s " Goats " . He was serious and ca|(ahlc. el has often heen caiighl lr ing lo ihrow his roommalc out iIk ' window in a frii ' iidU sciiille. Vt esl INiinI l ' " (»ruiii :2-l ( .1 [ ' ]•( ral 2 (ieiuTal ( ](Mnniil Irr 1 l.icMl -naiil 1 ; Tman C.liih :?-2-i 368 1 J ROBERT LOUIS RUSH Chev Chase. Marsland H-l Congressional Li ing thi- )ugh eacli term heiaiise there was a lurloiigli at the end. Bob has managed to enihire the Aeademie Department without too much trouble. He takes pride in a large record collection containing ever thing (roni Bop to Beethoven. Headed for the Air Force, he hopes to somedav he a lighter pilot. Howitzer French CIul 2-1 3 Pointer Sergeant MORTON ROBERT SAFFER Richmond. Indiana D-l Congressional Arri ing at West Point alter two years in thi ' Air Force, Mort possessed a winning personality. Mort ' s ability to accomplish a maxiimnn with a minimum of effort left him time for cartooniu " . KolliiiK- and drairEinj;. The support given him by his " better half " indicates a hotm- tifnl future for Mort. (.iyninastios 4 Numerals Dialectic Society 2-1 Jewish C hapel ( ilioir 4-3 t ' oinlcr ttussian ( !Iul (xirporal Sergeant 2-1 1-3 JAMES OLIVER SAMMONS Denison, Texas M-2 Congressional Jo came to West Point b wa of the Arm and the Philippines. His modest) and qtiiet nature belie the fad that he hails from the Lone Star State. A sociable bridge game was his favorite way to spend a weekend. Jo " s sincerity and deep convictions shotdd be a great asset in his future life as an officer. Cadet Chapel Acolyte 3-2 Dialectic Society 2 Howitzer 4-3-2 Sunday School Feacher Sergeant I v -v- o «w :5() ' ) HT RALPH LONGWELL SANDERS (lliattanooga. Tennessee Senatorial Distance made no differfiicc Id San l when he switched his aililrcss. for lie hroiifjlit that smile of I ' ennessce sun- shine ith liim to hrigliten these pro erbiall_ giooniN shores. With his winning ways, we ' ll all be as glad to serve with him as a fellow ofTicer as we did while wc were classmates. See voti at the 1999 reunionl Tennis 4-3-2-1 Corporal Minor " A " Sergeant Captain Squash t-3-2-1 Minor " A " (iold Star Navy Star HAROLD JAMES SARBACHER Clarkston, Washington B-l Si ' iitiUiiiiil Keeping ahead of the Academic, ' J ' actieal, and Physical Education Departments left Hal little time for his h()l)l) . playing bridge. Ilal found trips to Europe cheaper than the journey to his home state of Vi ashing- toti. " S|)ace Cadet " hopes to be a fl -bo after gradua- tion if his eves hold out. Camera Club Chess Club Sergeant MAX E. SATCHELL Cheyenne, Wyoming From Chevenne. Wyoming to West Point came Satch. He became a true friend to mam of us. W hen not hard at work at academics, he could be fourxl euKaired in some extra eurricular activity. He was a swimmer, a water polo pla er, an intramural football pla cr illi coordination plus. He can he urc of success. Water Polo Club 4-3-2-1 Corporal 2 StTiieant 1 A-2 Senatorial Swimming 4-3 Chess CInl) 4-3-2 li.in.ll .ill Chil. 3-2-1 Spanish Chih 4-3-2 II 4 :570 HERBERT S. SCHAEFFER. JR. K-l Aspinwall, Pennsylvania Congressional Herb was sidelined for a year in the Navy before eoniing to Vt est Point. His sports knowledge and sense of humor will always be remembered bv his fellow radets. With more time for sleep and atlileties than for books. Herfi hail no trouble with the Aeatlemie Department. His friendliness and ability portend a successful career. Boxiiif; 4-3 West Point Forum 2-i Haiulball 3-2-1 French Cluf) 1-3-2 Art Club . 3-2 Sergeant 1 DONALD RICHARD SCHMIDT I ' Orl Lauderdale. Ilorida 1-2 SriKiltiriiil " Ked " is a good leanunale and is untroubled when llic Academic Department is menlioned. During bis sla , he has made many friends and has many varied in- terests in the cadem . His laNorite olf dut haunt is the pistol range. W hen his short time is thru he hopes to shoot for a bigger team — the United States Air Force. Fishing Club 3-2-1 )r lnance Club 2- 1 esl Poini Fciniiii I Sergeant 1 Pistol Club 1-3 Cernian ( Hub Skeel Club Ski Club 3 1 -1-3 HERBERT RAYMOND SCHMIDT asbington. District ol ( loliunbia M-2 Congressiontil Herb is liked b e cr oiu ' . lie bad er little troubli- with academics and is well-known for bis abililN to " sprechen die Deutsch " . Herb spent bis free time at the teiuiis or handball courts, and is usualK the wiiuier in an cnntcst. We are sure that whate er he does in the future, be will be successfid. 2-1 Fishing Club German Club Vice-President 3 3-2-1 Hamlball Chib Sergeant 1 WALTER H. SCHMIDT. JR. Dflfoil. Mirliiiran F-l (JikiHIk ' iI (imijirtitor As soon as Vtall Ifariicd ol dtaggiiij;. lie f;a - ii[i llic sack and Ixincd an " A " pin. Luckily. alt is an engineer- so dragginf; iie er hurt his averages, l va s readv to coach a classmate, he spent much ol his lime lielping others. Walt ' s good humor and quick insight assure him of success in his ser ice career. DiaU ' t ' lic Socielv Sprrial I ' rograms C« iiiiiiittee 1-3-2- I 4-3-2-1 Smiila Scliool ' rea4 " Iit ' r (Corporal Sergeaiil HENRY 0. SCHNEIDER Hamilton. Texas 4-3-2 2 T L-l ( omircsaioiml Tex (need I sa more ' . ' ' ) is a true one. llcM ha e no com|iiainls about Vt est Point if its founders had put it somewhere near Hamilton, Texas. Ihis miiitarx life is old stuff to him since he was a Texas Aggie before he came here. He " s headed for the ir Force, so iIiimc " !! be spurs jingling overhead am da now. Corporal 2 liieiitenanl I RAYMOND L. W. SCHRODER Sti Ba Wis G-2 ScniiUii iiil Coming from Wisconsin. Rax will be remembered for his e cr-fam Mis " Russian Dance " and bis ipiick wil which has done much to lessen the ever ending r jutine of classes. But, Ray has his serious side too. His deter- minalioti and abilil (o assinne responsibilil will assure his success am where. Ordnanoe Cliili 2-1 r(lf rrilatii n ( Mliccr I ' i loi Cliil. 3-2- 1 Corpora I 2 l,i Mil( ' nanl I Hallalion Vtljiilaiil :57: i ROBERT LEWIS SCHROEDER A-l College Park, Maryland Congrefisional Bob. a " Brat " , quickly adjusted to barracks lilV and began bis ligbl against Frenrb. After defeating tliis Department be went on to tbe upper third, and entered other activities with the same ambitious spirit. His winning smile and ways will long be remembered by bis classmates. He is sure to succeed as an officer. Cross Country (Camera Chih Debate Coimril 4 4-3-2-1 4-3-2-1 French Cliil) Sergeant 4-3-2-1 1 JOHN M. SCHUESSLER Roanoke, Alabama M-l ( oniiri ' saiondl John brought bis well-groomed pers )nalil all of the way from Alabama to win the friendship of all. A con- noisseur of the sack, he also has done exceptionally well in displaying his academic and leadership abilities. Suess will have his choice of branch, and the one he chooses will be fortunate. Hockey 3-2-1 Spanish Club 4-3-2 Manager (.orporal 2 (»eneral Conimillee 2-1 Lieutenant 1 Public Information Detail 1-3-2 GLENN EDWIN SCHWEITZER (Jla mont. Delaware K-2 Si ' ndltniiil Glenn was at the Lniversit) of Penns lvania when lie received the nod from tbe |{ock. W ith his L .P. back- ground he easil) took a high place in acailemics. He was also a familiar sight at the gymnasium, where be showed his pro(icienc in an enileavor. (jUs looks for- ward to a career in the Engineers after graduation. Baseball 4 est Point Forum 1 Howitzer 3-2-1 C.o-eililor Sports Sertion I ' ultlir Information Detail 2-1 Russian (lull 3-2-1 Ski Club 2-1 Sunday School IVacher 3-2-1 Ticket and Esc rt ( mniit tec 2-1 Sergeant 1 " i f » 373 PP v nv Pia JOHN JOSEPH SCOBLICK. JR. M r ' ilil)iilil. I cnii l atiia ( ounn ' ssinndl lter a ear ol ' cliaiactfr-ljuildiui, ' at Ml.Jolimn caiiK ' to USMA with all the answers. Besides his treasured Innioiit star in lililai IKfiicnr. hr aihiiirahh man- aged to stay. Sniilli i{ink. and loniines compelcd tii)ld uiili his trail-blazing home on weekends to tiic Iruil iinliards in " Scrannni. " John ' s amiable personalil and lle ibilit insure success in the luture. Track ( .alliiilic Arolvlr Di ' lialp t ' oumil (iiTiiian (.-lull 4-3-2 t-3-2-1 l-:5-2-l l-:5-2-l Pointer 4-3-2-1 Adverlisinj; Manager Sergeant 1 ROBERT EUGENE SCOFIELD San Diego, (iaiilurnia E-2 Contin ' ssiiindl From CaHfornia. ia Fort Benninij. Mob came lo us with one purpose — to graduate. Two years i(h ihc Aca- demic Departmcnl taught liim to roll with llic punches. He droNc the intcrnuuder teams in fall and spring, but winter found liini a nuitman. Bob hopes to join the Air- borne come (Jrachialioti lie is an ex-trooper. Football Wrestling 1 t-:i-2-i Corporal l-ieutenant GENE A. SEEGMUELLER I lamiitoM. ( )liii C-l (ktiifiressional From Beasl I5arrack lo (iradualion. " Seeg " was one who look things easy. He made friends readily and was always ready to give help. The fact that four front teeth were lost in football dciiionstrales llie vigor he [)nl into his activities. His amiability, ambition, ami ddcrmina- lion assure him great success. I ' oolliall 1-2-1 Wol I ' uiiu toruni 2-1 Numerals Corporal 2 Spanish Cluh 3.2-1 Sergt ' anI 1 f :57i I C-l ROBERT SEGAL IJiulen, New ,Ie se A-2 Congressional The youngster l our pr »ii|i came straight from high school and had the honor of paying for his first month hecaiise he was inider age. The initial shock of the sys- tem and the expense of a est Point education did not hold him back from being one of the true brains of our class. He has really come through in fine style. Sergeant 1 Track Russian Cluli 1-3-2-1 4-3-2 JOHN WILLIAM SEIGLE Mt. Healthy, Ohio D-l National (,uar(l After successfully extricating himself from a huge de- ficiency in Plebe math. John devoted most of his time at the Academ) to extracurricular activities and trip sections. These major pastimes were sometimes put aside to allow some time for sack and I D-sponsored nature hikes. Graduation is a fond memory for John. ( adet Chapel Usher 1 Cadet Chapel Choir 1-3-2 Debate Council t-3-2-1 Vice-President Pointer t-3-2-1 JAMES PRESTON SELBE Charleston, Vi est Virginia West Point Forum 2-1 ( Ihairnian Lieutenant I Battalion djutanl H-2 Congressional ' Neath Jim ' s L ' il Abner exterior dwells a veritable high- brow, a lover of the long-haired nnisic and the Meer- schaum. His facile German, his trustworthiness and quiet efficiency will be most remembered of this aspiring jet jockey. H-2 will take pride in this Mountaineer ' s steady climb to success. German Club 3-2-1 Lieutenant 1 Corporal 2 Battalion Supply Officer 375 SARKIS SEMERJIAN l ' liilaili ' l|iliia. I ' riiii v l aiiia K-2 ( .oiiitrcssiiiiKil Not i ' cii Iwo [dflic ears weakened Sark ' s (le(eMiiiiia- lioii 1(( i;ia liiale Irotii West Point, (ioniinf; Iturii IWl.C. Sark had lillle Iroulde jiettinj; used to eadel lile: l)iit tlie Vadernie Dejiartnieiil was liis pel j ee e. Being a true " goat " never defeated his purpose. His andiilioii of Ix-coniing an lnranlr ofTicer lias (inallv come line. (ioiii JMH.i liall 2 Hii{. ' lc NDli-s 2-1 Rusincss Maiuiiicr tianirra i iliili (rennaii iliilt Sergeaiil ARTHUR BASIL SHAW. JR. St. l,onis, Missouri M-l ( iiniiri ' ssioiiiil ller llie soeeer season is o er. rl can lie louiid either at the gym or exercising his rights as a charter mendier- of Chib 42. From St. f,ouis. the birthplace of Dixieland (he says), he brings his nuisic with him and is al va s ready to convince anvone Dixie is the hesl. Kighl now. though, graduation looks the best. Soccer l-:5-:2-l NiiiTicraU Monof rain Minor " " Ca.lcl (;iia|icl Clioir -H-2 Krcnch Clul. Prpsiilcnl Houilzer Corporal Serijcanl :5-2-i t-;{-2-i 2 1 DONALD EARL SHAW L-l Edgerton. Wisconsin ( (III •rrssidiKil Fresh Irom the campus of Wisconsin Lni er it . Don was awed b the regimentation of W est Point. da[)ting himself qui ' kK. he so «i swung into tiie e ervdav duties of a ca let. He was alwavs prepared to expound on the talents of women, and his forensic abilities made him a top-notch dcbalor. He will make good in an branch he chooses for he is that kind of gin. Dehalc (ioimcil Vice-l resi(lenl 1-S-2-I National l)cltal Toiirnanicnl Sergeanl :i-_ ' -i I I :57() I JOE HARRY SHEARD A- 1 idiKil Shrevcporl. L iiiisiana ( ' .on rrs joe came (roin a Kel)el slah ' llial should be jnoud o( liiin. Vt itii tiiiii lie liroiiglit a (jniik mind and an I ' arnesl applieation. As a residt. lie lieeaine aliliorrent ol aii - thing less than lirst seetion academies and superior lacrosse pla . Mis eapahililies and friendK personalis should ser e him well as an oflieer. Lacrosse 1-3-2-1 Skeel Chih 3-2-1 Numerals ( ' adet (Ihapel llii«ir U3 Moiii) ;rain (lorporal 2 Major " A " Liculenanl 1 Navy Star JAMES SCARBOROUGH SIBLEY H-l Waxahachie, Texas Congressiontil Anyone can tell this boy is from deep in the heart ol Texas and proud of it. Coining to est Point alter tvvo and a half vears at Texas A M made academies no obstacle. Man) afternoons found Jim at the g) in work- ing on the side horse (maybe it reminded him of home. ) A friend to all with a word for everything: be will go far. 4-3-2-1 (gymnastics Numerals Minor " A " Navy Stars (2) (Ferman (Muli 3-2-1 Ka.Ii » Cliil) 1-3-2-i Mallienialics Forum 2-L llnuitzer 4-3-2-1 ( ' .()rp4)ral 2 Lirult ' iianl 1 FREDERICK JOHN SIEBERT C liarlesl ii. South Carolina A- 1 Congressional Fred, a fast moving Rebel from Charleston, South Carolina came to iis from Porter Militarv Academ . His friendly easy going character and perseverance led him into many extra curricular activities. His work at the Academy assures him of a successful Army career. We of the Corps wish bim the best. Football Pointer 1-3 Ptiotographer 3-2-1 Special Program reniiis Manager 1 Commit tec 2-1 Dehale Couneil t Sergeant 1 Krencti Club 3-2 .jAm 7 ' WILLIAM FRANKLIN SIFFORD. JR. K-l I ' .l Dorado. Kansas Sfiinloriiil From llic liciritiniiiii. liill itii|irf c(l ii?. with lii iiiiil- wcstern grin. A true Kansas s |iiirf. Rill made tlic most out of caflet life, with an ever fagcr desire tcxiraj;. a lo e ol ilassieal nnisic and ;ood food, ever liolliered academieall) , Bill alwa s had lime lor soeial Hfe. and his wit and [tersonalit al«a s made him weleome. liorti ami raised( ' ; ' l in the ( ' ro inee of Klatlnish, IJrookhn. lart s education was reeei eil at Bovs ' llii.di and Cit College of New York. Kxeept for a few months in the R.O.T.C. and several years as a euh seout. he liail no [)re ions mililar training hefore enter- ing " La Bastille. " lie plans to enter the lnfantr upon graduation. tioxiufj; 4-3 Ka(lio(!lul) Soccer 4 Sergeant Jewish (!lia|H-I (!li»»ir 3-I2-I ANDREW MICHAEL SIMKO Mellain-. Ohio I A-2 ( .oilliri ' SsiniKll ( )ne of the Simko l o s prixluel ol the coal Tk-Ms ol ( )hio " Bi ' llairi- won another game toda " er stu- dious usualK on the Deans list ujiper sections he- eame a habit — coaihed -2 ' s championship loothall team — jo ia! — serious at times — al va s willing lo Icinl a hand — " Two nickels! " — good room-mate and triend. Baskelhall 4-3-2 Protestanl ( h ,|M-| Koiilliall 1-3 C ' Ikhf 1-3-2-1 rl (.liil, 1 INililir liiroriii tllon 1 fl atc ( loiiiu-il 1 Slaff t-3-2-1 Kr.Mlrh (lull :! ( MtrjMtral 2 I ' oinlcr 3-2-1 Lieiilciiaiil J Ilciwil IT 1 si I ' oini I ' lirimi 2-1 Model Kailroa.i Cluli 1-3 ( (Hicrr Kiis.sian ( ' .liil Sergeant t-3-2-1 3 1 f MARTIN IRWIN SILBERG C-2 1 HrookK n. New ork C.onsressiiiniil «illlifa I 378 ,-VKii5 LOWELL HENRY SKIDMORE G-l Cawood. KtMllu •k. donfircssioiKil ( Kctilui-k . " Skiddy " camt ' 1 l)ciii r |(r )[MTl " itidoclrinalcd ' " Iroiii d( ' « ' |) ill (lie liiils W est Point, and aitcr with the s st ' in. lie st ' lllcd down to It-ad a nurnial cadet life. On Saturday night " Skidd ' " can often be seen around G-I with a haskethall in hand and heailed for the g in. After graduation, " Skidd " " hopes Iiis future will be a life-long |)n)lession in the ir Force. Debate Council 4-3 Sunday School Frencli Clul) 3-2 Teacher Sergeant DOUGLAS RICHARD SLIGER Salt Lake (:it . L tah H-2 SriKlliiriiil After a stormy plebe year with the Language Depart- ment, Doug settled down to make eai ' h new subject a stepping stone to success. His jo ial personalit made him a welcome addition to our class. Doug ' s keen in- telligence and abilit to make a diflicult job seem sini[)le will carr him lar in his chosen | rolession. Fencing 3-2-1 Howitzer 1-3-2 Monogram Ka.lioChil. 1-3-2-1 Camera ( Muh t-3-2-1 Skeel Cluli 1-3-2-1 Prcsidciil Skiing Clul) 1-3-2-1 (ierman ( ' .luli 3-2-1 Sergeaiil 1 DAVID CLARK SMITH K-l atertown, New ork Si ' iiiitoriiil " Sinitty " was horn in W atertown. New York on June 28, 1 )3L iVo one in the faniily was connected with the military prior to orld Vfc ar 1 1 and he hopes that he has started a custom to be carried on b other Smiths. " DC " hopes to enter the Air Force, but his struggle with the Acailemic Department ma help to ground him. Howitzer Russian Club 1-3 Sailing ( ilub Sergeant I .57 ) EDGAR HOWARD SMITH. JR. ( !lt;ir va li-r. I ' l( ii hi F-2 Hiiinliii i Since llii- siiiitn sl;ilr i l hloridii i. ' ;i ' u|i llli lail lo llic •■mlitaiieii; arms iil W csl I ' oinl just lour cars afjo. Mil has manafffd lo slick lo llic rcjjiilalioiis aixl slu l between his la orite pastimes: skalini;. swimmitif; anil siestas. Kd is a likeahle {rin «illi a sliarj) wil uho will siireK climli llic lailili-r ol success. (German ( !lijli Jrl ir Korarrli I ' islol Cllli. i-:i-2-i l-.J Sai Ski ing (.Inl. ( ' .lull 3 1 2 T Ser ' oan 1 1 FRED LINCOLN SMITH (Flasloiilinr . ( lonnecliciil ( oiiiln ' ssioii B-2 al " Sniitt " was a mere seventeen when he enlereil West Point, but he iliiln " l lei ihat keep him from becominfj an e cellenl alhlete anil conscientious cadet. His quiet maimer and thoughllulness were evident in everv phase of cadet life. Doubtless he will conliniie aloiif; the road of success regardless of branch. Soccer Captain Numerals Minor " " Navy Slar t-.}-2-l RODNEY HOWE SMITH Arlington, Virginia Ca.lt ' t Chapel I ' slier 2 German (Hub ' . - 1 Corporal 2 Captain t ( ! nipan ( .ttminainlrr M-2 I ' rcsidfiUidI Men like Kod don ' t happen aioni. ' er oflen. (Com- pletely self-sacrilicinfi and i;ooil naliired. Hod is alwavs a pleasure to lia e around. Although he has a great capacity for tenths, he spreads them around among all the neeih. Rod looks forward to a bright future in the Kngineers. Best wishes. Hod. Mni ' re the top. Waler I ' m!.. Cluli 1 -3-2-1 Corporal 2 Sergeanl 1 (Camera Cliih 3-2-1 King CommilLcc 4-3-2-1 Kiissian ( !liili 3-2 Spanish ( " liilt 3-2-1 11 :w() ■o . ■ a is ROBERT LA FAVOR SMITH aterlown, Massacluisetts H-l Congressional To anyone witliin llic walls ol ' Vt t-sl Point. " Red Dog Smith " will hold a special meaning. 15oh lame into onr lixes. red hair and all, arr ing an uid)eatahle accent that could make a Plebe smile. Bob ' s long record in the National (»nard and his man friemis here more than enhani ' e his success as an oflicer. Camera Club 3-2-1 Ordnance Club 1 Frencti Cliil 3-2 Radio dull I Hop Manager 4-3-2-1 Sergeanl 1 Model Railroad C ul, 1-3 JOHN DAVID SMYTHE Arlington, irginia 1-2 ice-Prfsidcniiul " The Smith " came to est Point quite prepared for cadet life and an Arm career, both his father and brother preceding him here. John spends most of his free time in the pad. but finds time for basketball. After graduation he plans to enter the Ground Forces and is strongly attracted to the lidantr . Baseball Coacb Basketball 2-1 2-1 Debate Council Fishing Club 3-2-1 2-1 Monogram Cadet Chapel Choir 4-3-2 -1 (yernian ( ilid Sergeant 3 1 WILLIAM KUNZ SNEAD Delafield, Vt isconsin C-2 Congressional Between dragging, hockey, and mau other activities Bill has managed to (ind a little time lor academics, flis good humor an l chccrlulncss ha e made him a hit. lie even found it necessary to donate some of his time to the r.I). lthougli Hill ' s goal is Artnor his cooperation will he welcomed in any branch. Hockev 4-3-1 Russian (Muli 3-2-1 Sundav School Corporal o Teacher 4-3-2-1 Sergeanl T Dialectic Societv 4-3 .{« 1 M« i La i MJiM.i I.M. ffMaa g nm F J W FRANCIS SNYDER lliii ' lliani. l;i sa liu -lts G-l Confiri ' ssioiKil Frank has lia l a lour M ' ar lioiit «illi tlic Aradeinic DepartiiicnI. Iluucx it. in between rounds noii litnl him lonslatilh draggiuj atnl | la inf: liockeN and soirer. I ' rank will aKva s Ix ' ri ' rncinheri ' d lor his tales ol Paris. ( !arnid lelt Frank uilh little lo e for lnlantr landings so he plans his JMliirr «ilh llie rlilli ' r . Hockey -:i-2- S..,.,i :!-2-l Major " A " Monojjraiii SergeaiiL I THOMAS GEORGE SOFIS Mt. Leiianon. Pernr Kania E-l ( tinui ' i ' saiiiiKil Tom dropped in at West I ' oint. and on the lasting friendship ol all l fhishing iiis gUttering smile. ea- demies were tough, lint " sport managed to sta a steji ahead ol the Academic Departmi ' nt h picking up a few bits of wisdom here and there. The optimist, he always envisions a life in the wild blue ondcr. Porlugue.se Ciluli Soccer 3-J-l 3-2-1 Si ' r;iralll EUGENE ROBERT SOJA Ch •. II c:, on ri ' ss F-2 iiiiiiil Since his lirsl da s in the compan . (iene has con- tributed mueh to the life of F-2. His (piiek wit and penetrating ob.servations will be remembered h ever - one. When he enters the Arm . he will take with him the intelligence and capacity for hard work which ha e characterized his four years at West Point. Dialectic S K ' icl Kiissiaii Cliili 3-2-1 3 SerKcaiil 382 STANLEY BOYER SOVERN Vk illiamsville, New York K-l Congressional Stan, one of the oldest in his class, came to West Point from the University of Buffalo and six years in the Air Force. Academics came a 1)1 1 hard, hut determination to return to liis home in the sk pidled him through. His pleasing smile, reath wit. and hel|)ing hand have kept Stan right up with the ) oungsters of " S3. Hockey 4 Handball Club 3-2-1 Soccer 4 Ring Committee t-3-2-1 Art Club 3-2-1 Corporal • West Point Forum 2-1 Captain T German Cluli 1-3 Company Con imamler MONTGOMERY THEODORE SPEIR L-2 Winterville, North (jarolina Congressional Mailing from the solid South, MT lost no time in ex- tolling its virtues. His good nature endeared him to all his classmates early in his cadet career, and his ability to find the bright side of everything won him many friends. His sincerity and willingness to work foretell a successful career in the rm . Camera Club 3-2-1 (;iee Club 3 Cadet Chapel Choir 1-3-2-1 Howitzer 1 Debate Council .1-3-2-1 Policv (Committee 1 Dialectic Society 3 West Point Forum 2-1 French Club 3-2 Sergeant 1 ARTHUR LEROY SPOONER Webster, VHsconsin A- 1 Regular AriuY " Coach " usually did his studying by getting up just long enough to help his roommates. A fledgling ' ' Area Hird. " he never ipiitc made the Centur (Jub. Art came to us from four years in the Armed Forces, and brought with him a knowledge of Army wa s. He hopes to return to the I ' Jngineers upon graduation. Soccer 2-1 Ski Club 4-3-2-1 Fishing Club 2-1 Pointer 4-3-2-1 German Club 3 Editor 1 Skeet Club 4-3-2-1 Sergeant 1 ,}83 WALTER FRANKLIN STEPANEK L-l Onialia. Ncliraska Senaloridl Wall atiiviMl at West Point «illi a st-nse of ' .■ririi ilc- teriiiirialion. 1 1 i niriiored that Walt ii)rii;s lor llic iv . " Stand ii|i and iiook ii| ! " . familiar to all tlio.-c ol the iiliornc I filanliN . and he will he snri ' to f;o onl lln ' door will) the aine siieeess and vigor thai he has gone through W est I ' oinl. (»vniiiasties Numerals (-ainera ( Huh I I lowil .er i !or[M ral 1 jeulenani KARL RICHARD STEWART ( )aklaiid, (California M-l Son III i l)c riis) ' (l I rlrnin joe eaiiie to West Point knowing tiothing ol thi ' plaee exeept that he wanted to graduate. He learned a great deal that first tlav. especially that home was never like this. ' I ' he onl gripe that he has is that his hometown newspaper wrote an article saying. " Karl likes his work at W est Point, and is very happy there. " Sergeanl 1 llaiutball Club I ' Veiich ( ' lul» 2-1 2-1 WILLIAM C. STINSON Duhlin. (jeorgia C ' onsressiiiiKil Vt here rm riieti gather well no doidit lltid l)oc spin- ning another varn. It ' ll he a long lime hefore we (ind anyone else with as much time set aside to spend with others. Many friends he has; many more he will gain. This at trihute coupled with his conscientious wa can- not help hut liar failure in an thing. Debate Council est I ' oinl { ' ' oruni [|o| ( onunil lt i- i-:i-2-i Kadio Club Corporal Lieutenant i » 381 i JOHN FREDERICK STONEBURNER F-l Columbus, Ohio Congressiiiiuil Stony l(e ;ati liis lilc a,s a cadet willi a smile. I li (iif;ii ihis eauseil him a hllle (hfliiull Plebe Year, he still has it. He avoideil being a hi e or a goal in academics and thus kept books from being a source of worry. His ability to see the lighter side of aii sitnaliiiti will make his Army life a ha|)|j one. Cross Coiinlr Russian ( iliilt Ski Cluh Sergeant WILLIAM ARTHUR STRICKLAND Shreveport, I Louisiana K-2 Congressiiiiiiil A more ardent follower of sjKtrls ne er li eil (ban illy. He was quite a jtartieipaiit himself. maird in basket- ball. If Bill had been as successful in academics as at playing cribbage. be would have easily worn stars. Bill will he remembered for his sense of humor, which Ik- displaced at the slightest proyocation. Chess Clnl t-3-2-1 Russian Cluli 3 I ' oinler 4-3 Sergeant 1 JAMES REEVE STUART Hibbing. Minnesota H-2 Honor MiliiaiY S liii( l From the iron mines of Minnesota to the salt mines of est Point was a short ho] fi)r Jim. With an aNcrsiun for compulsorx hops anil a liking for 11-2 parties he gained fame but no infamy. Jim will probably go to Armor, but could ha c been an Kngineer. Here ' s wish- ing him a tank with space for his two ukuleles. Fencing MouDgram 4-3 Spanisli Club C(ir|ioral 3 2 llondr Conunillee Sailing Cluli 3-2-1 2-1 Caplain BrigatN ' Tra iiing ( )tliicr 385 WILLIAM H. STUART Winchester, Illinois G-l Congressional Hill ratiii- lo (lie I ' oiiil Irom the Illini slate bringin " : his ( iil laiiilin iiliilitit-s willi liirn. Me lost litlle lime in eslahlisliing liinisi ' li as one ol the lop nii-n in llic class iti aeaileinics as well as athletics, witli haskethall heing his l( |i s|i(iil. Delcrniinalion marks liill " s personalis, anil lliis irail slionlii carrs him lar. Baseball 1 Raskelliall 4-3-2-1 !Niimt ' rals Muiio rani Major " A " ROY LESLIE SULLIVAN Oklahoma (]itv. Oklalioina Soccer 4 Porliigucse Cluli I (lorporal ' 2 Ser ' icani 1 F-2 CongressiiiiKil Even though SnIK hails from Oklahotna. he will cer- tainly get his branch choice Engineers. Once an Engineer — alwa s an Kngineer. Howe er, track and sack also vie for his free moments. He virtually leaped his way to lame via the broad jurnji pit in a meel with jNavy. II votes were taken for the man mo l likeK lo succeed. Sully would be a standout. Track Major " A " Navy Stars (2) Honor Committee t-3-2-1 Corporal 2 LieiUeiianl I Battalion Traiiiin ; ( )fticer ROLAND RICHARD SULLIVAN Yonkers, New York CongressioTidl Always surrounded by friends, curl -headed Kollo was never prone to take things serioiish . Vi ell. Iiardl e erl His fa )rite [laslime was hustling weekends to spend Saturday nights supporting the hay -burners at Yonkers Raceway. Vt ith his copy of the NJew Yorker and racing form. Hollo is assmed a successfid future. rl Clul. 3-2 Dehate ( louiuil 1 ( latholic Chapel French C.liih 3-1 Choir 4-3-2-1 Spanish ( iliih ■) Chess Chil. A .Sergean 1 1 OiiBoi;.! niucD niaileslaf ' - ' ' mAm ' M lliruu ' ll eiit II lU inia ( f 4 386 i is iai i i " llM«i 3-2 PAUL EUGENE SUPLIZIO Du Bois, Peniis Ivania B-2 Congressional " Pablo ' s " cadet life was marked 1( liis zeal to get as imieli oil! ((I llie Vcaileiiu as possilile. He iie «T quite made slars. liut his name became quite iamiliar on llie coaching list. He was one of the fortunate cadets wlio went through four ears at the " Point " with little dif- licultv from an source. Catliiilic Chapel Afi lvU ' Chess Cluh Presidefil lloniir Coiniiiiltri ' 2-1 ■2- .S|.anish Chih 3-2-1 l-:5-2-l SergeaiU 1 WILLIAM JAMES SUTTON. Ill San Xulonio. Texas L-2 icf-l n-sitli ' iilidl Bill came to us as a part-time rmN hrat and a full-time Texan. Since arri ing here. Hill has ne er let academics worrN him. He has kept one eje on graduation and the other on the trials and tribulations of his " wives. " His read wit and houiidless energy will always sweep the harriers out of his jiatli. I ' lihhr lnh»i-inatiiMi Del ail 4-2-1 Serjieant 1 Fencing; 4-2 ( lainera ( ' .liih .3-2-1 Kren.h Cluh 3-2-1 I ' oinler 4-3 KENNETH JOHN SWEENEY Rochester, New York B-l Congressioniil Hounded h the cadcmic Department. Ken pla e l a game ol cat and mouse with them while at the Acadenu . Accustomi ' d to iNew ork «i ' ather. heenjo ed listening to Southerners complain ahoiil the cold. He wants to make a career ol the rm and hojies that he wont be " ranked " out of the lnlantr . Cadiolir ClLapel r(ilvle 1-3-2-1 Sersjeanl ] .387 ■ssT- - i DONALD KUNKEL SYKES I |i| " r I )iii li . I ' cnii l aiiia G-l ( oniiirssioiitil I inl)iir l u illi a mii c I liuiiior .srcDiid l iiipric. I ) )n was rea l l i i iri ii on llie long path ul arliii ' criu ' iil. lie loiinil llial ol llic iiiatn things olTcffd h West Point. Irien(lshi|is ucif most easilx ai(|uirf(l. ( l ' these, lie gained iiiatn. Consrientious and dihgent. intelligent and cooiiiTaliN e. Hon will long he reineinherrd h all ol ns. ■|r;i,-k 1. Ca.l.-I (;Iki|m-I Clinlr l-:i-2-l CLARENCE E. TALLEY Hfhls illc. North (larolina Srrm ' iiiil l-l lor lour lotii: ears. ]i has graced tin- I (.n rahhie with his presence. Tliough his command post lias heen the sack, he has heeome a tenth graliher ol no small note. ]i is a staunch supjiorter ol the " larlieel Stall ' . Ilie Wild iJluc bonder heckori tin- Soulhcrn ;;cnlleMiari. la it he henelited as we ha e heen. Ca.lrl Cluipcl Clioir 1-3-2-1 (:or|.,,r;il 2 I lo|i ( M.imiiil In- 1-3-2-1 C.apUiin 1 I ' oiiUrr l- ' i |{i-{;imiMU;il Sii|i|il )lli( rr .Speiial Programs (joiniiiillee 1-3-2 Secretary 2 Vire-l ' residiMU I 1-2 (Jiiiili iitl ( (iiii[)clili)i BENJAMIN EUGENE TANT. JR. ram|(a. Ilorida For a congenial Kelicl. (iene rales high on oui ' list. I re ious ser ice with the Medics ol the ir l ' )rc ' gave him a remarkahle understanding ol human nature. He took academics in his stride. ne er failing to gi e assistance to others. His pet gripe: not enough jilaci ' s on his social caleinlar for his mam feinrnes. |{iissiaii ( ' .lull 3-2 Caiirl CliafM-l Clioir 1-3 Scrj;raiU faeral. I I MW 1-2 JOHN BRIAN TANZER Linvience. Massatlmscl ( B-2 (.onisrcssiiimil Jay ' s life at the Acadeiii as inatkcd l( fail fiiorning strolls lo the Chapel on llie hill. Iluckex and a certain someone were ri als lor his alTection. He wore stars — on his B-robe. hut was always read to lieiji in aca- denucs. He plans a career of at least twent )ears. e eii if he ' s the oldest Lt. in the Artillery. Good hick. General. Hockey 1-3-2-1 French :iiih 3-2-1 Major " A " (;ice Cliih 1-3-2-1 Track 1-3 (; .if ciiih 3-2-1 Catholic (;iiii|Ml ( !or|Kiral 2 Choir 1-3-2-1 Scr canl 1 Director ALBERT NELSON TARDIFF Leominster. Massachusetts M-l (iniiiK ' ssiintid This hoy from " Leominster " is the other meinher of the iidamons (;inb 12. s a memher of the Dean ' s List, he wonders what hai)(jened to all the trips. Except for a few revolts against the Tactical Department, life for him at the Acadeni) went along quite snioofhlv. His pas- times are manv, hut sports predominate. Swiniiniiig 1-3 ( eriiian ( iliili 3-2-1 IN ' imicrals llaixlhall Cliil. 3-2-1 1 )c!)alc ( -oiitH 11 3-2-1 S|.aiii,-h C.ImI. 3-2-1 csl I ' diiil V niin 3-2-1 Scr-jcanl 1 IVnich Cliil. 3-2-1 LAWRENCE BYRON TATUM Chattanooga. Tennessee A- 1 CongressioiKil Tate, our southern singing sensation, came to est Point with a song in his heart and ready for four years of hard work. Excelling in all [)liases of cadet life, he turne l his interests to the iemmes of the j orth. His rare gift of both personality and brains are sure to make him a success in any chosen lielil. Boxing 1 Dialectic Society 2-1 Lacrosse 1- Kng ineer Foolhall 2 Caclel (;iec Cliili 1-3-2-1 Corporal 2 Callioiic Chapel Ijeiilenaiil 1 ( llioir 1-3-2-1 Ballalioii Sii| | K Oflicer Dehate Council 1 :5K») ■B g W iWg ' MW? ll J J J. 11 FRED STURTEVANT TAYLOR. Ill A-2 Auburn. cu oik ( (inarcxsiuiuil rri IcidIs W oI I ' oiiil ill lii(li-. (iilciiiif; llif ila iilli-r ;. ' railiiali iii Iroin high si linul. llhiiii;;h hi- iirvrr hi( ihi- liixiks loip haril. he hail lew uoiiirs ahoiit aiailriiiirs. His main iiilfiesl was along the liin ' ol s|i rts. i ' s|MTiall ihe J ew ork (iiaiils. Upon graduation I ' m! plan- Id make llie rini)iiil IJraneh his lareer. ivniiKisiic- I ' rriK ' h (lull 1 .SjM ' fial l ri) rain Coniniilli ' c l-. ' i Serseanl 1 RICHARD JOSEPH TCHON (Ihieajri). Illinois M-l ( .iniiiri ' ssiiiniil Dirk hriiiiglil iroin llliniiis llir laiiioii- rii(l . ' e laclor which he used (le) ' tl in West Point aeadeniies. Having spent nian hours on the bottom of the intramural pool, he will iinilouhteilh be elected I ' resident I ' lnieritus of the special swimming squad upon graduation, lb- will iindouhtedh enjo continued success in the riii . Delialc (loiiiiril .i-2-l Wcsl I ' liiiil I ' linmi i!-l (FOrniaii ( iliili ' . - ' l- 1 JOHN RICHARD TEMP |{clle ue. X ashineton Ski (.lull Sery:i ' iinl B-2 ( ' .oiigressiiiiKil W hen Jack came to us. he brought a wide smile and an cas -going disposition. Never worried aboiil lenlhs. he was alwa s reath for a game of an sport llic season had to offer. In short, he was a great gu lo lia e around. Mis friends will ucmt be surprised a I aii goal be readies and be " s sure to reach mau . Spanish ( ' liili t-:» Serf eanl 1 i 390 ROBERT J. THOMAS Anaconda, Montana E-2 Congressional Bob attended the local schools in Vnai ' onda. Montana. After graduation, lie joined the Navv in 1M47. and served with the fleet until his ajipointment to West Point. Bob attended the USMA Prep School, and there took th ' est Point entrance examination. His biggest problem at the ' " Point " has been acatlemics. I Lacrosse Numerals Boxing ( Iherrleader r(hlan( ' ( ' llliil .Skeel Cliil) 4-3 (lorporal 2 2-1 Caplaiii I . ' i-l2-l (!oin|)an CoTiiiiiainIpr SAMUEL MORGAN THOMAS, JR. (Greenwich. Conneclicnl B-l ( onfinssiiiiKil Tom comes from Greenwich, Connecticut, lthough he ((uaiified lor tnia|)olis as well as Vt est Point. Tom. being a good soldier, chose the harder right. During his four years here he has been noted for his many radio extravaganzas, but be will be remembered bv all for the famous words, " Hey Al, Stop the car! " Cross Country t-3 Cadet Radio Cluh t-3-2-1 Siin«lav School V ir ' c-Prcsiiicnl Teacher 1-3-2-1 WI ' MI Sports Slafl 2-1 Serjieanl 1 FRED KENNETH THOMPSON Louisville, Keutuik F-l ( .oiifiri-s-iioniil Claiming only a Kentucky Colonelcy as prior militar experience. Ken arrived here and immcdiatcK took academics in stride. In fact his stride is so lont; that at a track meet be ran out of his shorts. Upon graduation he hopes to enter cither the Air Force or to build landing strips with the l-ngineers. Cross Counlrv 1-3-2 French Cluh 3-2 l ouogram Cailcl (;ha|)el Choir 4-3-2 Track 1-3-2-1 Sergeant 1 Major " A " Navy Star 391 i ' .i " • I ■■ 1 |t||TR3R 1 vw " 1 53 " ' HOWARD BARNETT THOMPSON II. Ml| islcail. N s iirk ( iiiiiiifssidniil l ) !• Jul iiiiisic ami a ililij. ' cn( ifili ' ii l in |ili i(al cun- (lilidiiiiii; Iki r ciiararleii .cd ll() it ' " s rail -l lili-. Ilcwa.- lU ' xi ' f 1 « iirolicit ' iU in aia lfmi s: liowcxcr. lie was al a s ai)lf lo sta soiiu ' u here in llir tnidilh ' ol iiis ilass. Mis ambition now is lo make his iin arccr wortln ol his fsl I ' oinI hfiila " ' . Prark Wr.-siliii ' .aiiKTa ( Jul) L rorliljilicsr ( Hull 3 1-3 THOMAS J. V. THORPE I ' lililir Inroniialioii D.lail t-3-2-1 LieiiK ' nant I M-l ( Diiiirfssidiial Fall Kiver. f assachnsclls W lii ' n I or|) is not in llir ii ' (l-lio . lie will hf lowiiil in- dulging in a belligerent game ol ' p-niiekle with his wives: csperialh during exam period. Being a bean-eater from Hoston. he was I ' amous for the Harvard poo|) bis I ' lebe ear. Never dominated, and an answer for e er one. Torpv will be our class ' s first Air Force " cricral. Calholli ' Chap. ' l ,(.lvl,- t-3-2 Di-I.alr Coiin.il 1-3-2-1 W c ' sl I ' liiiil I ' ciniin 2-1 I ' olnl.T 3 CHARLES JOSEPH TIGHE Chicaffo. Illinois Pislol Cl.il. Mijs»iaii (lull Ski Cliil, Spanish ( Hull Serfit ' anl 1-3 1-3-2-1 A-2 Coniiressianiil Chuck, aflcr a I m) car lr linalix allaincd bi ihild- bood ainbilion of coming to est Point. ()ften. be haunted the halls and room.s of the cadet g nmasium. His cadet career was three-fold, to strengthen bis mind, body- and religious beliefs. S itii bis will and dclcruiina- tion, lie caiinol fail lo suiceed in am licld. Wreftllin 1 Wi-i-lu 1 .ifliii ( :i ji 3-2-1 ( ' .alliolic ( ;iia| «-l I resi I( ■rU ll Ic 3-2-1 (Corporal •■ llarnlhall CImIi 3-2-1 Sf ' r i aiil T I ' rr iil.nl I 1 392 MARION ALEXANDER TODD. JR. 1-2 Charlfslon. Soiilli Carolina Scniilinidl From tho section of the coiiiiIrN li ' rr llic (looper and the Ashley Rivers join lo lorin the Atlantie Oeean. M. a trne Sonlherncr. canic to tlie banks of the Hudson. Al linds inu li pleasnri- in lixing thinj s with his tool box. His sense oi linrnor and his perseverance will stand liiin in good stead in the (iiture. Railroad Club Camera Club Fishing Chib Radio Club 4-3-2-1 4-3-2-1 2-1 1-3-2 ll i|i laiKi(;fr Airplane Club Corporal Lieutenanl t-3-2-1 3-2-1 JOHN TOMAN G-2 Scranton. PennsvKania Cmiiri ' ssional Seldom does 8n li a thing as a oicr come to W est Point, and yet John is known throughout the Corps lor his irolden throat and pear-shaped tones. But he has more than a voice. Siholar. musiiian. and athlete, .lohnny. with his many abilities, popular wavs. and rare sin- cerity . is certain to be a success. Soecer Minor " A " Navy Stars (ivinnaslies Calliolie Chapel Choir 1-3-2-1 t-3-2-1 Dance )rrheslra Dialeilir Soeielv (;ieeClub iorjioral Srriieani PAUL DAVID TOMLINGSON Rutland. Vermont t-3-2-1 3-1 1-3-2 -i 2 1 E-2 ( ' iinfiri ' ssioiKil Paul is an unusual lellow in that he has all the qualities that everyone likes to possess: he is easy to get along with, does everything diligently and is always read) to help the other guy. He has common sense, a sense of fairness, and a desire to do what is right — the marks ol a swell friend aufl a capable officer. 1-3-2-1 1-3-2-1 1 Ski Team t-3-2-1 Ski Club Camera Club 2-1 Special I ' rogram Catholic Chapel (.onimillee Acolvle 2-1 Publicilv Direclor Dance Orchestra 1 Sergeant Rallv Band Dire. lor 2-1 3 :5 HIRAM K. TOMPKINS D-l ( iiniiifssiiiniil fi iiTi " Rrat b birlli. Uorih mI . iiflils on csl Piiiiil ;il an early age. Because of his Russian course ami a smile lliat did not ap|iear iiiilil alter plelie ear. lie ae(|uired Ills nickname. ( !laiiniii ; lo l)c neillicr " goal " nor ' iii i ' . lie enjoNcd liis sta and is looking forward Id a succcsslul niililar ear ' er. CjiIm lie (:lui|M ' l Cor,. oral r, iMe .i-J-l Srr . am l{M i 111 (iluli .i-J-l STANFORD MORRIS TOUCHSTONE W est I ' diril. e N urk C-2 ( imilrfssiiiuitl Slaii liad luo majiir irileresis: one was ealing and the oilier uas |)la ing lacrosse, lie e celled al liolli. Willi lots o( spiril and a lioominj: laugh. S. l. will alwa s he rcmenihered for his liiller liallle with llie cadcniic Department. n rm man Irom lo[i to hottom. he is headed lor llie liilanlr where he will siircK make good. (Jyninai lics Numerals 1 .aerosse 1aj..r " V i ' islol Clllil Sergeant i-: -i i-:i-:!-i RICHARD ALLEN TOWNSEND Viihiirn. New ork F-l licfiiiliir trniv I )ick wasted no time in comjuering jilehc year and the rest that was m ' I to come. I ' hc fact that he was the workhorse of more than one major acti il indicates his niaster of the cademic Department and hir ahilit to cope with what is to tollow. Dick will lie remeinhered as a |iotcntial great. ianiera (iliil) ■ I ' oiiil •r i-: -2-i 1 ialf ' rli ' Soricl i-.i-2-i Sal ' Manager Vicf-President Killr :liil •t Kn lisli l.iieraliin- Ski ( . III. 2- Seminar ■2-1 Serf;e ml 1 rrrii.il CInI) :m ' -i « I . ) I • ' " jnl U.I JOHN ROBERT ERIC TUMPERI G-2 Lake l,in(leii. Michigan CongressioiKil Hiii li liad IK) iliflicultN willi his academics and was out- standing as an allilcic all the a . He was a terror on the lacrosse liekl as well as in the liockex rink. Hanking high among his classmates, he will always he remem- hered lor his good natiired humor, his ease in making Iriends and his loudness lor UrookKn. Hockey Lacrosse t-3-2-1 1-3-2-1 Corporal 2 C.aplain 1 German Cliil) 3-2-1 ' om|iaii ( ioinriKiiiiIci EGERTON KING VAN DEN BERG A-l Washington. District ol ( ' .olurTdiia ( .iini icssi(in(il Vand came to us Irom I). (.. lie |uickl adjusted him- self to the s slem. and turned his talents to making his classmates " stav here more |)lcasant. Ih- leaxcs liehind a record of academic success and a reputation lor allairs ilamour. hut and will he ri ' Utcnilicrcd lor his good nature and trips down the Rurma Koad. liacrosse S )ccer Monogram Kiigineer Fo(tll»al! Debate Coiinril 1-3 1-3-2 1-3-2-1 WcM i ' oini I ' oniMi 2-1 I lonor ( ' .oininii icc 2- 1 SecrelarN (lorporai 2 SerpeanI 1 RICHARD GREGG VANDER MEER B-l Waterhurx. Connecticut ( .iintirrssimuil Rick, from )X aterbury, Conneetiiul. attenilcd the I ni- versitv of Comicctiiut for a xear hefore he look the crucial step, ltcr lour xears, he lias mastered the art of sleeping until second hour class. i oted for his stories, he will be remembered In many as the " Port Jervis deersla er. " Honor ( ;(:)niniillc Corporal 1 IJciilenaiil 1 ;W5 ■PntBB WV FREDERICK FRENCH VAN DEUSEN K-l l ' ' a el lc illc. Norlli (iiirolina I ' lisiilfiiliiil I ' lcdih i;ifnc lo Woo-I ' do ii- one ol uijr iiiirii;r l. Iiul his jnniii ; smile and siililli ' liuriicn ' on him Irii-inls e M where, ll ihihTl lake hVil lonji In h ' arti ihe ropes, as seen hy his pro n;ra(les aii l slee|) e es. He has ne er th-agf; Ml " I). an l lets as little as possible (nr him. Freds an rm Hrat with a hright (nlure Koruiii J-l (;..if ciiii. j-i llan.llKill Clul. 2-1 riiiiilcr 4 S|ijiii.|i Cliili ;! S|H ' cial l ' rM;j:ram ( loin 111 in re 1-,? Sfr cant 1 J. DERECK VAN WYK E 1 leidelberg. (Termatn ( iniiin ' ssnt E-l mil I )erek. an rin " {{ral. i ame lo llie llndMin Ironi ash- itifjloii. I). C His (irsl ear al West I ' oiiit h)ree l him Id r eivilian life atrain. Thus he heeaiiie a live -ar man. s liis second lr presented no real diffieulties. he spent niiiih of his time enj ) ing life. His earn -sl attemjil has provided inspiration lo ns all. I-.} -J. I Calhiilii ' • lioli (;lr. ' Clllli i-:5-2-i I ' oMilcr I ' ll Ivlilor ■Srificanl ROCCO FRANCIS VENTRELLA. JR. M-l iles. li(hij;an ( ' .(iniln-ssiiindl ( )ne ol our lew iadeni uai(l innir . Hock gave six monlhs ol his C »w vear in cvchange for a mild nighl on (lamid. He recovered, though, and e " ' all had inarn more line limes together. ol loo high in aca- demics, he was high in the hearts of his classmates, as shown hv his many friends. TlievMI never come anv l)cl li ' r llian Hork. Hoxlii -. ,-l- S|.aMi li Cliil. l-.i (; ir(.liili 3-1 lioii.ir CMiiiiiiliiri ' J-l I InJMaiicr ( !liili I ScrciMiil I i I :5 ' K) k ' • " mill •Tdtif,. GRAHAM DANIEL VERNON H-l St. Augustine. Florida () ( ( ( Dcci ' dscd I cIcKin AXheiie er arnone wauled to go to tlie g in. Gator crawled out of the sack, ready to go. Although you couldn ' t tell it by the tenths sheet, he did not neglect the academics, either. His love for lacrosse was second only to that for Florida. His deterniination and fricndlx manner will carrv him Car in his career. Lacros.se Monogram Spaiiisli iiliil) MAARTEN VET Hornell, fVew ork ' oriMiral B-2 i tmiiii ' ssiimtil A familiar (igure on the iiitranunal Held. larl has shown his | roli iencv in nian sports. hen not com- peting in athletics, Marty keeps his weight down h selection of " tempting " mess hall food, his pet peeve. His line sense of humor has gained him nian Iriends. Marty will join the Fngincers upon graduation. Dining Hall Coinniitlet- (iernian C ' .liili Ski C.lul. ( Corporal l.ieulenanl 3-2 2 1 ENNIS ARNOLD VIERECK, JR. Houston, Texas D-2 Congressianiil " Where ' s Doc? " is tin- l) word in D-Co. L sualK he can he lound cither dragging or working on some |)rojccl. Jliis mcmhcr of the Texas Chamber of Commerce is always ready to tell which he thinks is the best state. Doc docs not like studies, hut when " Fluids " came, he studied in a hiirr . His ability to produce results when needed assures him a fine futm-e in his chosen profession. -I C.lierrleadfr 1 l)el)att ' (loiiiK ' il 1-3 SiiiKlav S -Iio( l W esl Poinl Forum 2-1 ' I ' t ' afluT i-:i-i!-i Sergeant 1 Piilili - Intonnati XI Di ' lail 1-3-2 397 GREGORIO VIGILAR Y RAMOS A-2 I ' ifsiiliiiiiitl I loilo ( 111 . I ' liili|)|iiiii ' s (irt ' i; 111- ii;i as hf is called lias iin(liTf;()nc | m |pIcIic i-ars. llic lirsl was at the l ' liili|i|iitic Mililat ' Vcadeiiix. His answer in IJeasI Harraeks to. " W lio are «)U man? " eaused iniieli etiri sit as to who lie realK was when he answered. " niisler eehelarsnr. ' " I lie l ' liili|i|(in ' rin gains inneh when igi returns. STEPHEN JOSEPH VOGEL L-2 cp (dlia en. Lone Island. New ork ( .tiniin ' ssii iiiil SiHTPr l-.i Culllolil ' l ' l l ll ' 2- loiu ;i-ain i ' i i i (:i»i J-l ri- lliil 1-S-J-l ( .itr{inri)l ' 2 C.inii-ra ( liil. 2-1 Serfieanl 1 f Steve joined llie ( lorps ari ' r a ear at the I ni ersit ol Maliarna. With his talent o( seein ; liie liri hl side ol e er tliinj;. Sle e has become known and liked lhrouj;h- out the Corps. A man of many talents, he has kept him- self hnsN during his sta at the caderTi with extra- curricular work plus the usual studies and duties. W ri-siliiif; 4 Dial. ' clir SocleU :i-2-l ri Cliili 4-3-2-1 Dirt-dor ( .heerleailer 2 I ' ren.li Clul. .i Ji-wisli C.liiiir 1-3-1 W esl I ' diiU I ' m Hill 2-1 Drliale Council 1-3-2-1 S.-rtieanl 1 i GILBERT A. VOLKER C-2 f Lancaster, New ork (.onLin ' ssiondl ( ' , wailed lor lliiee ears alter rinishin r high school lielore ioining the ( lorps. Iiiil he i salisiied with his choice, side from the ear long struggle with the sys- tem. (;il " s cadet career lias liecn loo ipiick in passing and linds him slill undecided in hranch choice. Wlial- c er il ma he. we wish iiim the luck he descr es. Itilli- 1-3-2-1 l ' isi.,1 Clnli 3-2-1 Minor ■• " UitlrClnh 2-1 ( !a|tlain l rt ' hiilciU 1 ).-li.ii.- ( oiiniil 1-3 SiT eanl 1 V)H 1 i J -4 JOSEPH JOHN VOLPE Hadtlon Heights, _ fw Jersey Congres l-l ■imil Taking out his wrath on " B " squad, Joe quickly earned the name " Crazy Horse. " Although he became hattered and heaten, the team always saw him again llie follow- ing day. A game little player, he will alwa s be remem- bered for his abililN both on the athletic field and the scholastic lield. Basketball 2 Mimowrain 1 ' hall 3- Mimogralll Lacrosse 3 Track t atholit- VroU u- Freiich (iliili Corporal Sergeam 1-2-1 ■2- 3-2 PAUL CLINTON VOSE Wareham, Massachusetts H-2 Congre.ssiontil " P.C. " ' never missed a weekend or a trip. X hen the Cape Cod tongue me ets the Georgia " Min-all. " there stands H-2 " s Jose. The Academic Department rolibed the Engineers of a good man. The infantr will get a yery capable marksman and a fabulous hat dancer. Vie wish him notliing but the best of luck. Catholic Chapel Pistol Club 4-3- Acolvte 2-1 .Secretary French Cliil 3-2-1 Vice-I ' nsi.l •Hi Howitzer 4-3-2-1 Sailing Club Sergeant 1-3- 1 JAMES PAUL WADE, JR. St. Louis, Missouri M-2 Congressional lirm belie er in an thing Mid- t esterii, es| eciall basketball, Jim came to us from St. I.ouis. The Duke brought with him uiidisturbable nobilil and dignit). Between athletics and sack, he managed to squeeze in four ears of academics. [Never a " goat. " Jim showed much accom})lishmenl with little effort. 2-1 Baseball 4 est Point h ' oruni •7 (iernian ( liib 1-3 Corporal llan.lball Club 2-1 Sergeant 1 Pislol Club 3-2-1 . " 599 DANIEL EDWARD WALKER W i.liila Kails. iVxas L-2 Hii ' iilar 1 1 Strai{;lil Irutii icliila Fails. Texas. Dan is anollirr waver il llie Lone Star flag. If voii see Uaii, Nou ' ll realize mIi he is ealled the " Wig Ked Bear. " a nieknaine he (jiiii ' kh earned. His red hair and leniperainent don ' l go together since he is known tliroii dionl lln- (iorps lor his willingness and good nature. :?-2-i I ( hess C.liil) 1-.5-J.I i;i ' ( ' Cliih Sccrt ' larv Ka.llo Cliil Cadi ' l :iui|M ' l CI iiir l-:i-:2-l StTjifaiil WILLIAM EDWARD WALKER Boston. Massachusetts ( Dntin ' ssiuii F-2 llii ' slrain i llic nieloihous hartnoriica echoed lliruugh ihe . l!nd di ision. CNcrMine knew lliat " Wee illic " W alker was approaching. Bill had a read) tune, and a rcad smile. Music, mail, meals and niorpheus were his fortes. Bill has jMished hard when nc(essar . anil we are conlidenl he will succeed. Ciiiii ra Cl.il. 3-2-1 Ski Cliil, 4-1 Dial. ' •lie Sorielv ■i S| ariish ( .lull S-2-1 Itailh . Cliih 2-1 Serjicaiil 1 GUY E. WALLER. JR. Montgomer . Mahaina B-2 Sun III (I I trcfiisfil I fliTiiii Hailing Iruni (lie Deep South. (Jn has done a good joh of holiling his own against lour scars ol ankc ' wi cs. This likeable Kehel has had little trouhle with either the Academic or the Tactical Department. In addition, he is a line athlete. I ' .as -going (Ju finds the " Brown Bo " the best of trouble curers. Track KaMio (lull i:)el.al.- C.UMK il I-.! Scrjieaiit I IIKI L-2 lOanir 1 4-1 M-l B-2 JOSEPH RICHARDSON WALTERS B-l Columbus, Georgia Seniilaiinl Joe eanie to West Point after attending Georgia Tech. His main interests Iiere at the Point are (li ided between fencing and sack. illi fK ing lieing his fasorite pastime and the fact that a lot of the air bases are down South where it ' s nice and warm, he just naturalK prefers the Air Force. Heres liojiing lie makes it. t-3-2-1 Fencing Numeral Minor " A " Ciorporal Sergeant MONTY WILLIAM WALTERS Lamont, Michigan K-2 ScnalDiiiil He eidisted in llie Arm three davs after graihiation from liigh school. After a short tour in the Third Armored Division at Fort Knox, he reported to the USM Preparatory School with an a|)|ioinlment from Senator Vandenberg. He entered the . Hlitary Academy in the summer of 1949 as a member of the Class of 195.3. Cadel Chapel Choir 1-3-2-1 Debate Council 4 Sergeant WORTH L. WARDLAW. JR. McComb, Mississippi A-2 (.ongressiuiuil " Smirk. " the aristocrat of the Bayous, is a fellow with a ready grin and wry anecdote for any occasion. wizard at the drawing board with a dictionary in his head and a cigar in his mouth, he has fmalh outlouglit the T.D. and is now reaih to join his original classmates (ru- mored to he ( rant. Lee, et al.j. Mule Killer o Cor| oral 2 Pointer 4-3-2 Sergeant 1 Russian Club 2-1 " 0S!t ' frtftntijn tvantkt. ' i.M 401 DOUGLAS GORDON WATERS I ' ol l li ti. I ' niiisN l ania G-2 ( .oniircssiiiiKil Diiiii: lias distinguished himself as a I t oI tlic finer lliiniis ill hl ' f. His Sunday afternoon sessions Nilli his " oilil Mlairs Foiiiin " or the Classics will lie remfiii- l)irc l l all. ( .l ' . " s. held glasses, and lOos will doiiii- nali- liiliire years for Doug, lint to all who know him he ' ll alwaxs be just " Plato. " 3-2-1 ( iadcl ( Miapel Choir 4 rniir ioiTiinittee 2-1 Sailing Cliili Treasurer Presiilenl Sergeant 1 GEORGE DONALD WATERS .S ania. (ieortria C-l Congressii n(il Out ol the deej) South eame a man wlioiii no one could convince that the United States contained non-rehel states. He was determined to make good at whale cr he undertook as evidenced h his spirit in sports and his high academic rank. His aggressiveness will assure him of a suecessfid career in the irhorne Infantry. I{in ; ( ioriimillee Ka.lio Cl.lh Kus ian ( ' .liil I I ImI CIiiI. t-3-2 I 3 1 -t HiiiKir (Idiiiiiiitlee 2-1 Cor[i(iral 2 Caiilain 1 Conipaiiv Oiimniamler Delia le (.oiincil WILLIAM WALTER WEIHMILLER H-l Pittsliurgh. Pennsylyania (nnfiri ' ssional )u can re! on a willieism or wil remark Ironi Weep. He was always two steps ahead of the T.D. and above ayerage in academics. Nothing took precedence over the afternoon sack in Vi eep " s life at Vi est Point. With his ahililN lo make friends along with his other attrihiiles. V ee[) will make a fine officer. ( ' aniera (!luh Chess ( ' .lull 3-1 4 Kiissiaii Club Sergeant I i 0-2 ARTHUR D. WELLS Paw Paw. Jllinoi K-2 Congressional The " Big A " has hfcn tlie Imtt of inau a IViemlly joke in K-2, but his sense of humor and good nature have won him a permanent phice in the hearts of his class- males. Hailing from the Midwest, Art was not taken by the bright lights of New York, but took this as well as his string of demeritless months in stride. Basehall 1-3-2-1 iMonojirani French ( llul i General Committee 2-1 Public lnf rnialion Detail 4-3-2 Sergeant 1 DAVID T. WELLS New York City, New York G-l Congression al Of all the years not to have a Corps football trip to N. Y. City, the AAA picked D.T. ' s plebe year, but in the ensuing three years he had many chances to reach his Manhattan home flowing with boodle, classmates, and parties to keep his spirits higher. D.T. is lolloping his grandfather in the rm line. Boxin ; aler-polii ( iliili I ' islol Club t 2-1 4-1 Debate Council 4-3-2-1 Sergeant 1 DENNIS D. WHALEN Fallon, Nevada D-2 Senatorial From the barren plain of Nevada to the plain at V esl Point was an easy transiti on for Dink, cademics pre- senting no problem. Dink always fouml ample time to indulge in sports, bridge games, and giving Femmes a break. His (juick mind and cheerful smile will always help him accomplish his mission. Boxing French Club Escort and Ticket Committee 4 3-2 2-1 West Point Forum Sergeant WA HAROLD PEYTON WHEELER. JR. K-l (iMiliiiN. Soiitli ( larolina Si ' iuitorinl llailiiij; Iidiii iIh- " Old South, " Hal carries on llic Iradi- tions like a true son. He has iiicl ihr ilialli ' nf;f of the Acadeinie I )i-[)artmfiil and lias h ' l|icd ()th(■r lo " li lil hack. " while lill keejiiiig his (). .(). His good naturi ' and willingness to help have made many lasting friends ior him. W e all wish Hal a sueeessfid fnlnre. rt (.lull i-3 Ca.ln (.lia|M-l Choir 1-3-2-1 ( amera (Miil i ROBERT NORRIS WHITE Moiilirello. rkansas Howitzer Corporal Sergeant 4-3-2-1 2 1 G-2 Si ' ndloridl His original goal was a legal eareer. hiil a oiith sj)ent near army posts aimed him at the Point. His analytical mind made light work of sttidies. and he devoted a great deal ol the lime thus saved to his education on the fairer sex. His love for guns and hand-lo-haiid comhat make him a natural for the Infanlrx. 1 ,arro .M ' 3 I ' ointcr 2-1 ri- lliii(; 4-3-2-1 Assistant Cireiil itloll Chess Chlh 4-3-2-1 Manager ( •nhiaiK • i ' AuU 2-1 Sergeant 1 President STANLEY V. WIELGA. JR. ilkes-Barre. Pennsvlvania K-2 lifiiiildi I rill y Slan. a " poop school " liov . came to W est I ' oiiil wilh llic experience that has helped put him up among the hest. Stan has always shown the initiative which will keep him at the top and which has alwavs made his class- mates look ii[) to him. Here ' s wishing the hest of hick lo him. Vk c know he ' ll make the hraiich of his choice. I- ' enciiif; Cliess Chii) Delta le ( ' .oiiiiril 1-3 4-3 4-3-2 1 lowil .er Corporal Sergeant 4 2 1 I ' tniin 3 I I Mi hfeci FRANK S. WILKERSON, JR. Svraruse. Kansas Congr B-l ' diiiiI This husk) son of Kansas has made quite a name for himself at the Academy. Wilk ' s prior sehoohng ron- sisted of one year at that great institution. Kansas State. His sense of humor and easy-going nature make him a fast friend. Whether he stays in the rm or not. his future success is a sure bet. Football 1-3-2-1 Sundav School Major " A " Teacher 3 % resiling 3 Corporal Moiiojirani Sergjeant 1 Ski C.lwl. 3-2-1 [ GEORGE FREDERICK WILLIAMS Crawford. Nebraska F-l Congressionnl George, the |)art -lio from Nebraska, has won a lot of friends on tiie olil campus. Mthough his trouiilcs ha e centered around academics, he has always come out on top, with time for his extracurricular activities. In- difference to femme admirers should not liiiidcr his career as an outstanding officer. Football 3-2 Class Treasurer o Monogram West I ' oint Forum I ' l.i Tiler i-3 Corporal Captain Rejiinieiilal Mjiil T ml JOE CECIL WILLIAMS 1-2 Corpus Christi, Texas Congressional ill . a devotit Texan, has his heart in the ir Force, lull, hccatise he is a fighting (ioat. his branch will probabh be Infantr) . His greatest gift is gabbing and his biggest gripes are academics. ith a ready smile, a witty word, and a Texan determination, he manages his way with a certainty of success. Lacrosse Numerals Monogram I ' ortUKuese ( lub 4-3 1-3-1 Spanish Club Camera ( ' lub Ski Club Sergeant 4-3-1 3-2-1 3-1 1 ' W ' ■ J fO.S THOMAS EDGAR WILLIAMS l;( uisvillf. Kentufk G-2 Scndlariol He never reallv It ' ll Kciiluck : liis slorc ol lulk lore and his respect for B()url) )n are his trademark. Some say he oiiK came so he eoiild be a real Kentnek Colonel. His three years in the Far Kast make him certain he will like army life. He leaves a record of fine ambition ami hard work throushoiil his four ears. (f ninastios C-aiTiera ( Hull ( )r(liiaii( ' e (Hub ! ( inler 1 1-3 2-1 1-3-2-1 Kussiaii ( Hull Sailing ( ' .lull SeriTfanl Circulalion Manaj:« ' r DONALD LEE WILSON Long Beach. California 1-3-2-1 4-3-2 1 L-2 Sentiliirid! Don came to us from ihe (lliamlier of Commerce of Californias sunn seaside. Alter hurdlin ; the tribula- tions of Beast Barracks, he settled down for cadet life, and soon discovered that rain could be the answer to a [)ra er. He has a natural ahiliu lor relaxation. Don is marked lV)r success in the rm . Baseball 1-3-2-1 Russian f.lub 3-2 Major " A " X est t oiiil Forum 1 C.ailel ( " hapel (Hi iir 1-3 Corporal 2 Kisliiii " (Hub 3 Sergeant 1 JOSEPH CLAY WILSON Sail Vntonio. Texas F-l CongressidiKil Joe |ir i eil llial he was as much at liomi ' al the liif h iiim| pit as on the dising board. He did well in aca- demics and was always ready to helji iho.se in need aUjng thai iini-. The third member if the " Zero " NX ilson clan to ent ' r the l ong Grey Line, he will alwa s he held ill high esteem h his classmates. Sw ininiiug Numerals Track Numerals lon i«rram 4-3 4-3-2-1 ( ialliojir Missal Kracl.r ( erniau ( Hub llowil er I ' oiulrr Serjieant 2-1 3 2-1 4 1 I 406 W-i.l JACK DALE WILSON North Platte, Nebraska C-2 Congressional Always the center of attraction, J.D. is easy going, and his carefree manner has withstood all attempts of re- form. Jake has alwa s been a welcome sight to trouble ridden classmates. Beneath his clowning there is a seriousness which will prove him to be a success as an officer. Radio Clul Skeet Club 3-2-1 4-3-2-1 Sergeant JOHN E. WISE D-l Seattle, Washington Congressional John spent most of his life in Seattle where he was born. He was able to escape from high scliool at seventeen and decided to join the Army. Luckily the war was over for he was almost immediately sent overseas. He served in Italy at Leghorn and Trieste. After two years he re- turned to the ZI and West Point Prep. Chess dull Debate Council 1-3 1-2-1 Kussiaii Club Sergeant 1-3 CLIFFORD WORTHY. JR. Detroit, Michigan G-2 Congressional Coming to Vi est Point after two years of study at ayne Lniversity, Cliff has been one of the most con- scientious cadets the Corps can boast. Always willing to cooperate and to assist others, it is certain that, no mat- ter what his branch choice, he will be an outstanding asset to his unit. Squash 1-3-2-1 Minor " A " Captain Tenuis Minor " A " Corporal Sergeant 1-3-2-1 2 1 107 mw m r rrtn WILLIAM LOUIS WUBBENA. JR. I{|;i •iislmrir. lai lanil M-2 Scmiiiii iiil EvfrxoiR ' knows " peiiio. " " Ialk l man in llic (lotjis and (iiitstanding in many varietl arti itics. His nn- boiniilfd fnfr : an l enthusiasm. ( ' uj)l(-il with his spontaneous wit. Iiave added greatly to ever) thing he has entered. This |irin »• among men is sure to have a successfid career and a liappy life with his princess. Basketball i-i Irack 1-3 (;i,-,- Clul, t.3-2-1 ssi iaiil Director lliH» Maiiaj er 2-1 JOHN W. YALE )l tii|)ia. ashington lOOth Niphl Show 2 Portu ' iifsc Cliil) :5-2-l ict ' -l re.si(icnl Corporal 2 Sergeant I K-2 ( (lusiicssiondl Jack comes Irom an »id hue ol rm pcojilc. anil hopes lol ' olloM in I heir footsteps. He wants to go into rmored if (he cadcmic Department will rclin |nisli a few tenths or units. Mis love of sports has lollo c l him throughoiil his life. We wish him cll earned su cess in whatever he does. 3-2-1 T E-2 Ndliiiiiiil ( ,iiiinl Soccer 1-3-1 French ( !Iiil Minor " A " Cf)riM)ral S(|uash 1 Sergeant Tennis 1 Nnnierals JOHN H. YOUNG. JR. iirfolk. ir ' Mnia ' " rt ' . ' i is (isliiii c({i us. " savs Jack. Don ' t liollicr to look it up. Oil won ' t find that word in the dietionar . Reason? John is W est Point ' s neologist. A natural hive, a supreme poopsli -el artist, and an asset to anv endeavor, his abilities are attested by his results. Although a lormer ein| lovee of the av . his esciitclieon remains iin- blemislicd. (ivmnaslics MiMiograin Chess :lul. Dehale ( Council Secretary 1-3-2-1 1-3-2 French ( hih Ka liu CHuh Sergeant 1-3 I I ' A 408 RICHARD ALDEN YOUNG Portland, Oregon L-2 Honor Mililarv .School Dick started liis journey Eastward from Portland, Oregon, pausing a ear al Sull " s in Washington. I). C. He claims Cadets rnn short on sleep and can lie found most any afternoon making up for this fault. For a est Point week-end he recommends bridge in the eapons Room. Here ' s hoping the cards of life fall his way. Camera (Huh 3 Corporal 2 Ca iet Uiapfl ( ilioir 4-3-2-1 Sergeaiil 1 Skeet Club 4 WILLIAM W. YUENGEL Lnion, .New Jersey G-l Congressional After a quiet entrance into Beast Barrai ' ks. he soon earned the title of " W ild Hill. " through a succession of spectacular escapades. His ability was abetted i a spontaneous humor which brightened many a gloomy hour, riiough the Vrui isn ' t riches. W illy ' s wealth of good nature and abilit should see him far in his career. Debate Council Forum 1-3-2 General Comniitlee Sergeant 2-1 I DENELL DELBERT ZANDER Pendleton. ( Iregou Congr L-2 onal Denny, a true westerner from Oregon, is alwa s ready to defend his part of the L nited States ag ainst an other, especially the East. Being a hiye, the Oregonian can be found creatiyeh working on radios or blowing fuses any alternoon or e eniiig. Because of his desire for the ild Blue Yonder and class standing, Denny will undoubtedly find a successful career in the Air Force. Lacrosse 1-3 Railroatl Club 2-1 Airplane Club 1-3-2-1 Fishing (;iub 3 Radio Club 3-2-1 Corporal 2 Sailing Club i Lieutenant I 409 ROBERT T. ZARGAN I ' illslnirjrli. I ' i ' iins l aiiia M-l A liilc " Zifj " if- iiol iMiiiiiij; ir I ' Onc. he lias a ;rfat iuterest in radar lor thai is wliat gui(lr him lliri)iii:ii the (irst few lioiirs i ' t ' r (la . " Zigs " good spirits arc oid occasionalK siilidiied b tlie licnds wlio dwell in lln ' (Jcj)ths of WAB. His ambitio n is to go to New urk and lii ' ar (Jcorge Shearing play some " bop. " 3 o 1 Hasrl.all ( !)ia| rl ( llioir 1-3-2-1 1-3 Sjianisli ( Itiil ( -Mrporal llowil .rr 1 Serticanl LEON STANLEY ZIMMER Forest Citv. Pennsylvania C-l National Cuard " Zim " is one ol those quiet hard working Irliow who take their responsibilities seriously. His interests range from music and radio to fencing, in which he has been an outstanding competitor, hva s at his best when he can get his hands on a damaged radio set, " Zim " in- tends to join the Signal Corps upon graduation. Feiicin;; 1-3-2-1 Numerals Moil Of; ram Minor " " Camera Club 3-2-1 C-alliulif Clia el Acolyte 2-1 Fishiiif; Club 2-1 I ' islol Club 1-2-1 Kailio Club 1-3-2-1 Serj eanl 1 CHARLES WILLIS ZIPP Kcaumont. IVvas K-2 ittiiiuiil (,11(11(1 1 ' rom the l.atid oi the Longhorns. sporting a ten-gallon hat and boots. C harlie first burst into West Point reach to assume immediate command. ith the [lerfeclion of bigger and better parachutes, he will doubtless lind success in the Airborne lnfantr . ( )|liiru isc he has a pair of walking boots all read . 3-2-1 Cailel Cbapel C:iioir 1-3-2-1 UussiaiiClub Dining ' Hall Corporal ( iouuuil It-i- I Serjeant 1 410 I i . cknowledaemenls W ' K f:ral( liill ackiiow li ' duc llic liflji ol (tKoiu,!-; IIeffernan Boh I,(i i:i.i, Bill Sloane Gertrude Slmpson and all ihc men and oin( ' n of Baker. Jones, Hausauer and Savace, williout whom lliis hook uoiild not he possihie. I White Studio (or llicir invaluable lieij) willi piclures, National Geock i iii( iA(;AziNE for ilic use ol ilie color piclures on pa re- 75. 78-79. 82-83. 8(). 94, and 95, which appeared in an article on W est Point in the May, 1952 issue. Mr. Michael Krasner lor his help in providing advertising, the Army Signal Corps Air Force PIG NavN no Army Athletic Association Association of (Graduates and L ur duert iSerS From Florida to Japan in 72 hours . . . carrying; a fully assembled, fen-man helicopter -the DOUGLAS C-124 Globemaster From the front lines in Korea last year came calls for a 10-man helicopter. The Air Force hail some, but they were in Florida — 9,000 miles away. Normal air transport could make the light in time, but tearing down a heli- copter — reassembling it in Korea — would waste a week. So the Air Force turned to a Douglas C-124 Globemaster, the flying giant that covers thousands of miles nonstop with a 25-ton payload. Globemaster opened its clam-shell doors and swallowed the helicopter whole, took off, and reached Japan in 72 hours. Next day, at the Korean front, our men had the helicopter they needed. Performance of the Globemaster in action is another example of Douglas leadership in aviation, faster and farther with a greater payload is a basic of all Douglas design. «■ JSH ' ' ' m m . Depend on DOUGLAS First in Aviation 413 P M i i 1 G. H. Q. IX PIIILAIIBLPHIA • • • • oINCE the days when the old Continental Hotel stood on the present site of the Benjamin Franklin . . . when General Grain and President Lincoln made their Philadelphia headquarters there . . . army men have preferred the Benjamin PVanklin ... in the center of tiie business, theatre and historic district . . . 1200 rooms, 1200 baths, modern garage. ™ ' BENJAMIN FRANKLIN irAlnul J.HI)()() Joseph E. Mears. ) ' . 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Kremenlz jewelry wears well . . . does nol tarnish BECAUSE it is ina le with an eiuluring overlay of tCTl AL 14 KAKAI COLD. ( !iift Links ami Tit llokier made with an overlay of It Karat Gold Cuff Links ifU.OU Tie Holder SI.OO (plus laxl FINE QUALITY JEWELRY Evening Jewelry • Cuff Links • Tie Holders • Belt Buckles From $3.00 to $25.00 plus tax Available wherever fine jewelry is sold. KREMENTZ CO. NEWARK 5, NEW JERSEY 433 I A World Leader in Electronics and CommunLcation Developments Federal Telephone and Radio Corporation CLIFTON, NEW JERSEY poRus - TTrome Good for the Life of Your Engines VAN DER HORST CORP. OF AMERICA OLEAN, NEW YORK TERRELL, TEXAS Congratulations and Best Wishes to the CLASS of 1953 + + + CRESCENT TRUCK COMPANY SULLIVAIV SCHOOL INTENSIVE PREPARATION FOR West Point. Annapolis, Coast Guard Acadeniv and all colleges. WendeU E. Bailey, U.S.N. A., 1934, Principal Box H, 2107 Wyoming Ave.. Washington 8. D. C: 434 THE AMERICAN ROAD — XIV The boy who put the world on wheels The boy was ten years old. slim as a bugg ' - whip and quick as a cricket. He had a pas- sion for inachinerv. He tinkered with all the clocks in the old white clapboard larm- house until they tock-tocked the right time. The neighbors around Dearborn began to bring him their ailing timepieces. So voung Henrv Ford set up shop on a shelf in his bedroom. He ground a shingle nail down into a tiiu screwdriver, made tweezers from his mother ' s corset-stavs, and little fdes from knitting needles. All his life he tinkered with watches, and never had to use a jeweler ' s eveglass. For he could almost see with his long thin steel-sprung fingers — the fingers of the hands that put a nation on wheels. He learned how to run and fix and make everv kind of machine there was. Then be began on the new idea of the time — a horseless carriage. In 18% lie trundled his first little ma- chine out into the allev back of Baglev . venue in Detroit, and ran it around the block. It had two cylinders, four bicycle wheels and he steered it with a tiller, like a boat. It still runs — and it has had 36.000,000 descendants. His idea was to make a useful thing — as useful as possible, as low-priced as possible — a car for evervone.The Fori! Motor Com- panv was founded, on June 16, 1903. in the hope the world was ready for the idea. This vear is the Fiftieth . nniversarv of the Ford Motor Companv. To us this anniversary has one meaning above all others — it means that this is still the kind of world in which a farm bov ' s uselul idea can gradually bring about a betler way of life for millions of people. Henry Ford brought only his idea, his car and his bare hands to the company fifty years ago. Then the pavements ended just outside the cities, in dust tracks. Now the American Road is a symbol of a never-ending search for progress, peace and plenty for all mankind. The Ford Motor Companv, celebrating its oOth Anniversary, is dedicated to one simple proposition; the best along that road is vet to be. Ford Motor Company ■ i }tars l-ci uiik I en 1 hi Atitttifnu Rvmi FOUD- LL LUL - MEHCLHY CARS- FCIliD lliVCKS A. U IHACJUKS 435 U. S. ARMY • • • ARMY NATIONAL For Forty -Five years the business of this Bank has been almost entirely with Army Personnel, stationed in all parts of the World. Our Facilities are especially designed to handle your Checking, or Saving Accounts and your Loan needs, all by mail. Perhaps this Service would be helpful to you. Bank with the Bank Your Father Does THE ARMY NATIONAL BANK FORT LEAVENWORTH, KANSAS MEMBER FEDERAL DEPOSIT INSURANCE CORPORATION LUGGAGE You ' ll he proud to carry! Flight Bags Hard Luggage Zipper Luggage by LEED ' S TRAVELWEAR CORP. NEW YORK 16, N. Y. the hidIcJ ' s tiii cs iHiiiiiif,nlint ' r " 1 z p H ' i- luggage Ihc ±ersonal Oi ervice . . . which we render is absolutely necessary for the proper execution of fine publications. Publishers of . . . . . . The Pointer, The Mortar, Ducrot Pepys, Asso- ciation of Graduates Assembly, Pointer Calendar, Weekend Pointer, Hundredth Night Programs, and West Point Class Year Books. I lie Aluore rriiilini Co., liie. Phone 1200 50 THIRD STREET • NEWBURGH, N. Y. I : 436 " h m MMM. The trade mark is liferally the herald of American busi- ness . . . the symbol of an established institution, y ?- - It is the basic spirit of Democracy at work . . . it means many things. It exemplifies tradition, resourcefulness, free enterprise, initiative. At Republic it marks the milestones of progress in the vital Field of producing materials nec- essary for the defense of Democracy, y - y We are now making deliveries of the new swept-wing F-84F THUNDERSTREAK jet Fighter. This latest, most formi- dable member of a rugged family, which included the Thunderjet and Thunderbolt . . . with increased fire power and greater mobility for strategic fighter or fighter- bomber operation, is produced for the U.S. Air Force and our Allies in the North Atlantic Treaty Organization. MrCM»MJ M. M M M ' FARMINGDALE, LONG ISLAND, N. Y. u 2 . Kai a : - ' KO ■ ' fea: f Ssa ■ Xf-9 ' t37 A. G. PAPER CO. 2864 EXTERIOR STREET BRONX, N. Y. C. Fresh and Seabrook Frosted Fruits and Vegetables NORTHWESTERN FRUIT PRODUCE COMPANY 229-230 West Street New York City C- ompiim en td tp of West Publishing Company La IV Book Publishers for the Nation s Laivyers ST. PAUL 2, MINNESOTA 138 I You can count on jiy ... or Coke Ovens, Integrated Steel Plants, Sintering Plants, Rolling Mills, Blast Furnaces, Power Plants and any other kind of metallurgical engineering and construction . Bituminous Coatings, Road-Paving Materials, Creosote, Pressure-Treated Wood, Chemicals, Plastics, Piston Rings, Flexible Couplings, Moth Preventives. KOPPERS COMPANY, INC. • PITTSBURGH 19, PA. 439 . . . and sh gave ma a r .1111 t ■ II III 4 W. W. PIANKINTON COMPANY, 11 W. 42nd St., New York 36, N.Y. UQ I A West Point Welcome awaits you at in HEIU VORK AT THE GATEWAY TO TIMES SQUARE 600 cheerful rooms, private baths- radio television Adjacent garage Air-conditioned Dining Room Cocktail Lounge (Moderate rates BANQUET AND MEETING FACILITIES LESLIE PAUL Wonoging Direcfor HOTEL EMPIRE BROADWAY at 63rd ST. OFFICIAL with AMERICA " 1 ClARK EQUIPMENT COMPANY BUCHANAN, BATTLE CREEK AND JACKSON, MICHIGAN These clark PRODUCTS . . . transmissions, ch ' ive units, axles, axle housings, fork lift trucks, towing tractoi ' s . . . represent almost a half- century of achievement in automotive engineering. They are indicative of the ingenuity, ability and conscientious thoroughness of an organization whose sole aim has been to keep a step ahead in the usefulness and quality of its products. No wonder manufacturers have foiuid . . I ' f ' s good business to do business wifh 441 you can ' t win a war with second-rate equipment nor can you keep woll-inforined of the world throufih one-sided news reports. Newsweek — with its three dimensional news techniques, its triple-checked facts, its expert staff of news analysts— is your best equipment for knowing the facts that resulted in the present head- ines and the undercurrents that are shaping the coming ones. d Newsweek every week 442 CONVAIRS FLYING A NEW ANGEL OF MERCY FOR THE ARMED FORCES CONVAIR ' S FLYING SAMARITAN, the ultimate in " flying hospitals, " is the Air Force ' s first pressurized twin-engine air evacua- tion transport. The Convair Samaritan fleet, known as C-13lA ' s, will be equipped with modem facilities for air-borne treatment and com fort. The Samaritan is another military ' version of the Convair-Liner, the world ' s most popular passenger plane . . . choice of leading airlines. CONVAIR San Diego Pomona, California • Fort Worth Oaingerfield, Texas Alternate interiors afford maximum operolional utility for the Samoritan: A 27 litters B 40 aft-facing teatt C o combination of both 443 MILITARY and CIVILIAN OUTFITTERS 485 Madison Avenue New York 22, N. Y. Many distinguished West Pointers wear Uniforms and Cits Tailored by Luxenberg OFFICERS ' UNIFORMS (or ARMY .md AIR FORCE • The finest cap ;;; the Services See MoRRY Luxenberg MOHAWK COACH LINES INC. DAILY BUS SERVICE To and liimi WEST POINT and NEW YORK CITY Deluxe Buses to Charter for All Occasions PHONE OK W KITE Uq LIBERTY STREET 74 MAIN STREET I.ITTLK FERRY. N. J. HIGHLAND FALLS, N. Y. I ' lionc: Huhhara 7-410(1 Phone: ()-2923 I cU C eone J 239 West 48tli StrccL Vew Ijovh Cihj and nCare i inu aaed 9 DuMoN gives you more f The Wonders of Tomorrow— at Du Mont Today! Rifilil iHiw. I)ii Vliint LiiliDialories are pniduc iii calliiidf-rav UiKfs iIk:I |)(tfcii ' rii uiilit ' lievalilo wonders. Here are tulii- llial make it |)(i ' ililc [n rnulli|il li ihl 1 1 1.(1(10.1 1(11 1 limes . . . measure time to 1 I (Kl.dllO.OOdlli ol a seeond . . . store up and reeall .SO. (Kid diflereiit tacts! W ' itii tlie full possibilities of these amazing lulies yet unknown. scieni I ' , industry and defense look to the DuMont Researih Lalioratories for future electronic marvels. Here. also, men seeking a career in electronics will hest realize their ainliitions. For DuMont permits no limit on progress in this great new field. flOMOHr WINDOWS TO TOMORROW Al llii li- liri |ii.inl. On Muiil M-ii.-rili-l- |ili ' iliil till ' r,i|iaciln ' - c ( iii ' u liidf iiiar i ' l-. ' l ' lir ,irf tlifii re ' Uiriifil (ur Imilu-i ini|tr(i imih ' mI. or ad- vaiuiMl III ciijiinieii ' ial |iruiliirtiiiii. y z u i -z 4 c a Md i zJmunuMy Allen B. DuMoni loborotories. Inc., 750 Bloomdeld Ave.. Clifton, I-Jew Jersey 445 L onara tu ia H to Uke ( iaSS Of 1953 from i (PCllill Official PfiDtographer to the U. S. MILITARY ACADEMY 26 West SRth StN wYorl 3G.N.Y. Est.lB75 446 DOLLAR FOR DOLLAR YOU CAN ' T BEAT A PONTIAC A GENERAL MOTORS MASTERPIECE ' vOw IF YOU WANT to See all that ' s good and new in an automobile, visit your nearest Pontiac dealer and see this Dual-Streak beauty. You ' ll see a big car, with its 122-inch wheelbase and its luxurious new Body by Fisher. You ' ll see a dis- tinctivelv beautiful car, instantlv recognized everywhere. You ' ll see one of the truly great per- formers on the American road. And best of all, you ' ll see a wonderful buy, for this magnificent Pontiac is priced just above the very lowest! The 1953 Pontiac is a wonderful automobile show all bv itself! PONTIAC MOTOR DIVISION OF GENERAL MOTORS CORPORATION 447 WE BELIEVE THAT A STRONG AMERICA IS A PEACEFUL AMERICA SILAS MASON COMPANY INCORPORATED ENGINEERS and CONTRACTORS Builders and Operators of Ordnance Fac ' dit ' Les OFFICES: 500 Fifth Avenue Shreveport Lexington New York Louisiana Kentucky It ' s MICHEIS Since 1912 FLOWERS GIFTS World-wide Delivery Service Telephone: Highland Falls 6-4569 Member Florist Telegraph Delivery. ( onqratuiatlonS and (j3e6t vVisheS to the Graduating Class of 1953 THE MANUFACTURER ' S OUTLET SALES CO., INC. MEN ' S CLOTHING 303 BROADWAY NEWBURGH, N.Y. 448 I PLOT YOUR COURSE and STAY ON IT , .save regularly For over 123 years we have helped our depositors reach their savings goals by en- couraging sound financial navigation and providing a place to save safely and con- veniently. Start saving here today. Dividends paid from day of deposit. Write or come in for free bantiing-by-mail forms NOW, THE SEAMEN ' S BANK for SAVINGS Main Office: 74 Wall Street, New York 5, N. Y. C. BLE address: SEASAVE new YORK Member Federal Deposif Insurance Corporation Chartered 1829 Fifth Avenue Office: 546 Fifth Avenue, New York 36, N. Y. [onTinEiiTni Builds for Defense Manufacture of engines for the use of our Armed Forces is a major phase of Conlinenlal Motors ' operations, of course. Yet it by no means sums up the company ' s activities with a bearing on the national well-being, for Continental is also a major source of power for hundreds of civilian jobs vital to our economic strength , . . You fmd it in leading makes of special- ized equipment in construction and industry, and on highway and farm. You find it also in the air. In fact, the majority of all utility planes serving industry and busi- ness today — speeding executive travel and getting more things done — fly with dependable, time- proven Continenlol power. mmim service from coasi lo com rantinental Motors For poration MUSKEGON. MICHIGAN Complete electronic research and development facilities, plus a dependable production record HAVE MADE ftdfman LABORATORIES Los Angeles LEADER IN WESTERN ELECTRONICS 449 BLITZ POLISHING CLOTH tit t t t AUBURN SPECIALTIES COMPANY AUBURN, NEW YORK Verson r LEADING THE WAY... to more goods for more people at lower cost through mass production We, at Verson, are proud of our position of leadership in the development of more efficient machines for mass production of formed metal products. Gigantic steps for- ward have been made in recent years toward our goal of fully automatic, high speed forming of metal with a mini- mum of handling and now we are extending these methods to an ever increasing variety of jobs. We would welcome the opportunity to discuss the pos- sibilities of high speed, automatic production with anyone concerned with mass production and point out how unit costs can be reduced. VERSON ALLSTEEL PRESS COMPANY 9300 S. Kenwcjo«l Ave., :hira(;(. I ' , III. Phone REgeiil 4-8200 Holmes St. and Ledbetter Dr., Dallas 8, Tex. f hone: Harwood 4177 A VERSON PRESS FOR EVERY JOB FROM 60 TONS UP! BLANKING PRESSES • FORGING PRESSES • DRAWING PRESSES HYDRAULIC PRESSES • PRESS BRAKES • DIES • DIE CUSHIONS ROCKET POWER -SOLID PROPELLANT ROCKEtS -LIQUID PROPELLANT ROCKETS -ORDNANCE ROCKETS -GAS GENERATORS -AUXILIARY POWER -UNDERWATER PROPULSION DEVICES -ARCHITECT- ENGINEER SERVICES DIVISION OF THE GENERAL TIRE RUBBER COMPANY A Z U S A (general) V TIRE J CALIF. 450 New 1953 Chevrolet Bel Air 2-Door Sedan. Before you decide on your next car see what Chevrolet has done to make driving safer All this happened some months ago. In a special research laboratory, engineers put a new Che rolet body in a giant machine. It tried to t " ist that body until every square inch was under terrific strain. Another machine tried to bend it. This new body pro ed 10% more rigid even than last year ' s sturdy Chevrolet body. Out at the General Motors Proving Grounds, the research went on and on. Part after part was tested and compared. These tests proved that this was the safest Chevrolet ever built. It ' s a car we believe worthy of your careful consideration on every count. After all, does n ' t it seem logical that the world ' s largest car producer can give you an extra measure of « the important qualities you want . . . and still sa ' e you money by making Chexrolet the lowest-priced line in its field! A C C H E VRO LET FORT MONTGOMERY, NEW YORK New strength and safety in Chevrolet ' s fine Fisher Body. The new Chevrolet weighs up to 200 pounds more than other cars in its field. Much of this extra weight comes from Chevrolet ' s stronger, more rigid bod - construction. You con see all around you. The new one-piece curved wind- shield, and new, wide rear win- dows provide excellent visibilit ' in all directions. Easier, smoother brakes. Chev- rolet brakes are the largest in the low-price fieUl. .And the ' -e been remarkably improved for 1953. Extra reserves of power when you need it. An entirely new 115-h.p. " HIue-Flame " engine is teamed with the new Powerglide. On gearshift models, vou get the greatly advanced 108-h.p. " Thrift- King " engine. Both high-compres- sion engines bring you wonderful new performance and important savings in gasoline! Now you can have Power Steer- ing in a low-priced car. Vou park with finger-tip ease and steer with greater safety under all conditions. Optional at extra cost and avail- able on all models. Pass with greater safety with Chevrolet ' s new Powerglide. With the new Powerglide auto- matic transmission, you accelerate much faster. And you go much farther on every gallon of gas. ' Combination of Po - crglidt and JlS-h.p. " lUuc-Flami " cnijine optional on " Tiio- Tcn " and Ud Air modih at ixtra cos:. {Continuation of standard equipment and trim illustrated is dependent on availability of material.) MORE PEOPLE BUY CHEVROLETS THAN ANY OTHER CAR! 451 The Other Home ' ibu Live In Tlir o(li -r lioiiir )ii li - in i- llic car you ri l - aiid drive in. Il fiivcs you wUiii no odicr Imhim ' can c ( ' r j;i c. I( adds llic nuijric and (lie niyslcry »f power and speed of nio einenl. Il iiiake o(°e ery family a liand of tra elers and ad etnnrcr . . . iici ;ld or to (lieir fricnd- acro (lie low n. or aero-.-, the conlinenl. I( creale licanl . Iieciin e il inake- isilile the lieaiily of the land, and of (lie sea. Il leaches liis(or . because il lakes )u where hislor w a- enacled. Il liiik up ihe whole nalion. pasi and | reseiit, pari liy pari. W illi drixinu -afelN. il i a (rue blessiiii: — (his oilier home on li e in. u 1 T i: I) s T A T i: s lu iMi i: i{ c o ai p a v 452 o tA STETSON IS THE ARMY ' S FAVORITE FOOTWEAR . . . as it has been for more than 60 years If your Army Post Ext-hange cant siijiply you — Sletson will ship shoes to any oflk-er, aiiywiiere, on an open account basis. Ask for them by numlier, an indicated below. The Stetson Shoe Co., South Weymouth 90, Mass. rfl287 Imported Martin ' ' s Brown Scotch Grain §1277 Bengal Brown-smooth Calf fl276 Benpal Black-smooth Calf if 1286 Imported Black Albion Grain if 1275 Imported Martin ' s Broun Scotch Grain §1274 Smooth Black Calf §1295 Genuine Jfine Shell Cordovan stetson SHOES FOR MEN 453 Quality Proof of the superior quality of BG Aircraft Spark Plugs is their use wherever quality products are a must. Choice of leading airlines the world over, BG Aircraft Spark Plugs are symbolic of 35 years of spe- cialized experience in the design and manufacture of aviation products For information on this and other BG products write to THE CORPORATION 136 West 52nd Street New York 19, N. Y. IfRWiSAl SliFiT 454 i These usaf global bombers are maintaining direct radio contact with their base back home— two CONTINENTS AWAY ! How is it accomplished? RCA ' s revolutionary new ARC-21 communications equipment ... the most ad- vanced of its kind in the world . . . enables them to make full use of favorable radio conditions as they change throughout the world. From a choice of several thousand channels, the op- erator pre-selects the most effective group of frequencies for reliable communications between planes, or between a plane and any point on earth. Automatically, the trans- mitter and receiver tune to the frequency in use. Auto- matically the antenna circuits match up to the antenna for each change in frequency. Helping to solve radio communications problems is just one of the many ways RCA is assisting our Armed Forces to ensure U. S. supremacy in electronics. Be sure to get acquainted with the RCA engineers and Field Technicians in your branch of service. ■ !■ fP»il RADIO CORPORATtON of AMERICA ? ENGIMEeRIMG PRODUCTS DERARTMEMT CAMDEN. M.J. Perfect pair from [ There ' s a niacle-for-eacli-otlier look about tliese Elgins you ' ll want to be part of ... to share with the very special one in your life. (Of course, you don ' t have to pair them — but wiiat a wonderful idea it is !) Anil these superb Lord and Lady Elgins more than look alike. They are alike in the years and years of amazing performance they give you, too. Each was made by the only watchmaker in the world who has made over 50 mil- lion fine watches . . . tuned to the stars by Elgin ' s own observatory. But most important, each has the same heart — Elgin ' s heart that never breaks. This is the exclusi e DuraPower .Main- spring, that ' s guaranteed to never break. Neither can it rust nor lose its power. Surely you know someone with whom you would like to share the pleasure of owning a Lord and Ladv Elgin? Why not visit your Elgin jeweler soon? Elgin National Watch {iompany, Elgin, Illinois. u;ea [[vj|| tmtt,1fe toy m loWVm A 456 A Fairchild C-119 n i gg if ' Flying Boxcar can easily transport a Medical Unit consisting of two ambulances, ten men, twenty litters and twenty medical chests. . . to an airhead and unload it in a matter of minutes and it is being done every day! HENGINE AND AIRPLANE CORPORATION -(AGERSTOWN MARYLAND Clh „ Divisions . Guided Missiles Division. Wyandooch. long Island, N Y • Engine Division. Fo mgdale, N Y. 457 jji- w w r ' » gT iw affMa fFWr« aMBMM mmamti c (e me M Oi i953 wmy THE LIONEL CORPORATION 15 East 26th Street New York 10, N.Y. • MARINE HARDWARE • SHACKLES • SHEAVES • HOOKS Manufacturers of TACKLE BLOCKS MALLEABLE IRON WOOD • STEEL Fabricators of Steel Products Creative Metals (q. EMERYVILLE. CALIF. t58 KS §■ " IMPOSSIBLE " ICECAP RESCUE - ON THK SKVKiNTH clav, tlif |)laiie overlitatl radioed, " We ' ll The next clay, the wind ])laj;ued them ith a mirage try to take your injured men off tomorrow. " of engine sountls. Finally a hum grew, and an angel But to the twelve men luidilliug against a temperature speck became a twin-engme— of 20° below inside their xvrecked Royal Air Force trans- " An amphibian? To land here? " port plane, there was little lioi)e. They had crashed She did, then even taxietl over the snow to the wreck- where the Greenland icecap age to load the stretcher cases. An hour of agony fol- was 8000 feet above sea lowed. Finally the JA ' FO bottles were mou nted to her level. No skiplane. hull, and she made the ' ' ini])ossible " " take-iilf. U ' ltlnn K - they thought, two days, all were rescued. k could take off (Trimiman salutes the USAF Air Rescue Services crew from that of that (Irumnian SA-16. Es])ecially j)roud are the engi- altitude. neers who wedtled a retractable ski to the amphibian 0 0 P y keel, who createtl the C.rumnian Albatross Tripliihian ' itlMRMHRMAiMlP Li and made it possible to liel|) save men on snow and ice, as well as sea and land. Ub l.cnrn to fly uilli tin- U. S. j avy, 3t i ' Air Fvrn; Murine Corps, or Coasl Guard. JRESCUtJ GRUMMAN AIRCRAFT ENGINEERING CORPORATION ETHPAGE . LONG ISLAND • NEW YORK LSI) Telephone WAIker 5-2063-4-5 I N C CHAS. H. BOHN a CO., INC. Book Manufacturers 200 Hudson Street NEW YORK Our Congratulations to the Class of 1953. This Edition of the HOWITZER has been bound to last you through a long, happy and succe ssful career. tf.O F-86D Sabre Jet designed and built by Ht NORTH AMERICAN AVIA110N.INC. HORTH AMERICAN HAS BUILT MORE AIRPLANES THAN ANY OTHER COMPANY IN THE WORLD 161 Around the corner from anywhere Itavv a Coke " COKE " IB A REGISTERED THADF-l COPVHICMT 1932. THE COCA-COLA COMPANY THE COCA-COLA BOTTLING COMPANY OF NEW YORK, INC. 462 ' - ' ' f fj-f ■ ' ■ ■ New developments in the science of refining make pos- sible better products. This fact, coupled ivith improvements in consuming devices, means that we can get more work from a barrel of oil today than we coidd previously. We ' ve only begun to use the energy potential in a barrel of oil. f f STANDARD OIL COMPANY (NEW JERSEY) AND AFFILIATED COMPANIES t63 The fields served by General Dvnaniirs Corpora- lion are unusually diversified. At Canadair, our aircraft plant, we apply the latest n aerodynamics to building transport planes and jet fighters. We are also specialists in electrodynamics, having designed and manufactured electric motors for 73 Our long experience in hydrodynamics, applied to the development of the submarine and many types of surface craft, is unique in American industry. Today, on the exciting threshold of " niicleody- namics " , we are pioneering the application of atomic energy to propulsion by building the first two atomic powered submarines. In the air . . . on land . . . on and under the sea . . . the scope of General Dynamics Corporation is in- deed unparalleled. GD ■ I s I o n a C-L ED m GENERAL DYNAMICS GENERAL DYNAMICS CORPORATION • 445 PARK AVENUE. NEW YORK • PLANTS: GROTON. CONN , BAYONNE. N. J . MONTREAL, CANADA NATIONAL BANK OF FORT SAM HOUSTON at San Antonio. Texas — 1422 East Grayson Street — ♦ CONGRATULATIONS AND BKST WISHES We invite vou to open an account with us and avail vourself of our special services for regular officers of the armed lorces. Vt e have been serving inilitarv personnel for more than 30 years and numbered among our nianv thousands of customers are manv West Point Gra luates who have made this bank their permanent banking home for man ears — even after retirement. Service b mail is our speeialtv — regardless of where vou mav be stationed, we can serve (ni. ONCK A CUS- TOM KH M.Vk VS A CiSI ' OMKH. Write us for further iniormalion. our iiujuirN will receive our prom|)l allention. — LOANS — ( )ur loan policv is verv liberal. We make loans to regular officers on their own signatures and do not re juire co-signers. Monthly payment installment loans are available on easv terms and at low rates. We do not require mortgages on aulomobiles. Inrnilure. etc. If in need of extra fluids for an purpose, we can ser e ou. Loans can be arranged for bv mail witliout loss of time. W rile us for further details. MrrnlnTs nf l- ' ( ' flrriit Ht ' svrvf Syslrtn ttilit I ' rflfrfll l)( pnsit liisiirutirr Corpnnttiim . TOUGH FLOORS for TOUGH PROBLEMS 0 7 Proof — Traffic Proof — Truck Proof 1 • HERCULES FLOORING CO. 247 West 16th Street New York City Wo 161 il €a 6 01 i €K6eaS 5 • first across the Pacific • first across the North Atlantic • first around the World Pm MERrcM World Airways WORLD ' S MOST EXPERIENCED AIRLINE 465 .L CROS U.S.M.A 19 5 3 CLASS RING A Picture that Tells a Story Illustrated are a medallion, a ring, a special award and our factory. The story they tell is that of " skilled hands. " The factories of The L G. BALFOUR Company are located in Attleboro, Massachusetts, home of the jewelry industry. Here for generations have been found the top jewelry craftsmen in the United States. A BALFOUR trade-mark is your guar- antee of highest quality. Only the finest creations come from . . , " the Home of Skilled Hands. " L.G. BALFOUR COMPANY 521 Fifth Avenue New York City W. G. PFORR, Representative afi Nl! Gtnero. 466 KITCHENS BENDIX CROSLEY Crosley Broadcasting Corporation a famii o y f HORN fawnous nawnes Lycoming SPENCER HEATER General Offices • 420 Lexington Avenue • New York 17, N. Y. Today and Everyday men • You have equipment to move ROGER SHERMAN TRANSFER CO., INC. 469 Connecticut Boulevard, E. Hartford, Conn. Te epfiones Hartford 8-4106 New Haven, Main 4-1368 Springfield 6-4177 Albany, N. Y. 3-3101 467 Best Wishes to the 1953 Graduating Class of Cadets From Your Ford Dealer GALLOWAY ' S BROADWAY NEWBURGH, N. Y. 468 i SERVING YOUR BUSINESS AND PLEASURE IS OUR PLEASURE AND BUSINESS- American Express World Service Here are the world-wide, world-wise services offered by American Express . . . 238 offices in 34 nations always ready to serve you, completely, expertly, wha tever your needs for business or pleasure. TRAVELERS CHEQUES Smart travelers insist on American Express Travelers Cheques. 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RahwOY, New Jertey and TorQnt«, Onlori«, Conodo Factory Branch Offices; Chicogo, Detroit, Lot Angelei MICRONIC OIL FILTER Congratulations and Best Wishes to the Class of 1953 Kenyon Transformer Co., Inc. 840 Barry St. Bronx, N. Y WEYANT PONTIAC " Your " Pontiac Jealer ZOO Main St. Tel: 6-2112 " is our pleasure to serve you well " 470 YOl oiiglit to look into llic xsorld of new (hiiigs done to the 1953 Biiioks. New poAvcr added. Compression raised. Rifle improved. Interiors suaved. Miles-per-irallon liettcred. A aliie stepped lip. And getaway — tiiat ' s been given the top-drawer treatment. You zoom from a sidiidiiiii sitirl to a legal 25 mpli bpfovv you can sav and spvU " Jack Rohinson. ' You gel this v.xhilitraiing nclaicay icilli far more t aici. And you Irarcl in this sicifi silence uilh no hreak in your stride — in one pi rfect progression oj iitjinile smoothness. Want to know the reason lor this spectacular take-off? Well, part of it is po er — high( r horsepowers and com])ression ratios in all new Buieks — with the world ' s newest and most advanced 8 l " ]ngin - in the Super and Roadmaster. hth ' one for But mainly, it ' s the new Twin-Turbine Dvnaflow Drive that Morks the miracle. A new DvnafloAv with two turbines instead of one — resulting in more efficiency, greater torque multiplication, less getaway sound. The simple fad is — no other car in the norld can reach 25 niph from a standing start with the combined siciftiu ' ss. silence and smoothness of a liuick nith Tuin -Turbine Dynajloic. JDul nothing peiuied or painted can reallv give you the soul-satisfying thrill von feel at the wheel of such a 15uick when you press the pedal and go. Will you try it? At your Buick dealer ' s? This very week? ' ■ ' Standard on Roatlnuisler. optional at extra cost on other Series. BUICK Dirisioii oj GENERAL MOTORS Televi ' s on Ueal-Ihe BUICK C PCUS HOUR-rvery lourlh Tueidoy When better automobiles are built BUICK will build them 171 MANUFACTURING — COMPANY— Pioneers in the development of STEEL CONTAINERS for all types of MILITARY AIRCRAFT ENGINES World ' s Largest Manufacturer of Special Aircraft Engine Containers S M BRAEIV CDIVSTRUCTIDIV CD. ♦ Constructor of roads, sewers, etc. at West Point, salutes the graduating class of 1953 ♦ Brookside Avenue Wyckoff, N. J. Biver Woolen Mills JANKSVII.Li:, WISCONSIN Manufacturers of FINE WOOLEN FABRICS Specializing Automobile Upholstery — Marine Uniform Cloth Sportswear Fabrics ED WALLNAU has gaiiie.i the CO FIDE CE of all his FRIENDS in the CORPS and the ARMY. His LOYALTY and SLNCERITY have made the PICCADILLY not a hotel but a HOME in New York for West Pointers and the Army. " The Cadets ' best friend in New York " extends a friendly welcome to the ORIGINAL CADET LOUNGE... not a promotion stunt, but Ed ' s lifetime hobby. HOTEL PICCADILLY 45th St.— West of Broadway NEW YORK CITY 700 Spacious rooms with private baths, showers, radio — many equipped with television 10% discount in Circus Lounge to Cadets and their guests. rite personally to ED WALLNAt for room renervalions Jondon • C hiC iJorK 554 MADISON AVENUE NEW YORK AT FIFTY-FIFTH STREET TELEPHONE ELDORADO 5-0979 FLORSHEIM SHOES jfrr re . j ' f rrrr jt r y r r f r ' Wj f j ' eM Tin; FLOHSin:iM shoe company • ciiu;a(;o Mnkirs i l fine shoes for men an ' l teomen 47.3 len uou Hiinh ol lloweri, tninh of LjraherS. Quality flowers and service Corsages, wedding flowers, and flowers for all occasions Flowers telegraphed Est. 28 years Graber Florist Highland Falls, N. Y., Phone 6-2955 With Very Best Wishes Tu the Class of 1953 « CamplimGnts uf WDRnESTEH TAPER PIN COMPANY ■■ 5Si SsiS:SSSSBSSSSi% IN THE STETSON TRADITION of QUALITY MILITARY HEADWEAR hy STETSON at better stores and Post E ' Xihan(}cs JOHN B. STETSON COMPANY Pbtladelphia s EVERYDAY is Someone ' s BIRTHDAY Service of Hirtlnhu ( -akcs. H mmII« s of I ' liiil inil Kniils in Soasdii will he drlivrrcil to lln Sotilli (niard |{ooni l dil iiirliMliii : Siintia s. Slalcinnils HtiHlcrtil MoiitliK for llir Parnils. WEST POINT BAKERY FRUIT SHOP 158 MAIN ST. HIGHLAND FALLS, N. Y. Phone Highland Falls 4579 (Local Delivery of Poiiry Not PermiUed.) 17 1 ■im-r: I » . What It Takes to Fire a Howitzer Barrage TNT 500 lbs. Steel 2600 lbs. Men 7 + Brass 600 lbs. Smokeless Powder 300 lbs. Civilian Manhours 1400 hrs. $2800.00 An Hour and worth every penny of it! Even though the cost of freedom might seem staggering in terms of a single howitzer barrage — in terms of civihan effort, our freedom is the biggest bargain in the history of mankind. On an average we work less than two hours a day to pay the cost of defending our rights and privileges as free men and women. Skill and speed in our work keep freedom a part- time job . . . enables us to enjoy a richer spiritual and material life. But even if freedom were a full-time job, it would be well worth the effort as millions of en- slaved people would testify ... if they could . Aboi ' e figures are given with due regard to security. AMERICAN MACHINE FOUNDRY COMPANY Executive Offices, 511 Fifth Avenue, New York, 17, N.Y. AMF does it better — automatically! CREATORS AND PRODUCERS OF ELECTRONIC AND MECHANICAL EQUIPMENT FOR THE ARMED SERVICES : Radar antennae and drive units • automatic loaders for Army and Navy weapons • elevating and azimuth mectianisms • cooling fans for Army tanks • airplane parts • mobile ovens • electronic training devices • naval ordnance • rolled and welded steel products • shell components • silver-zinc batteries • special military projects X17 The Remington ? WITH AMAZING MIRACLE TAB sets and clears tabulator stops from keyboard level. Never before has a portable typewriter offered the smooth touch . . . the superb response . . . the spar- kling typing performance found in the new Remington Quiet-riter. A masterpiece of modern typewriter design, Quiet- riter gives you such practical typing features as exclu- sive Miracle Tab . . . the original patented Simplified Ribbon Changer . . . reinforced Super-strength Frame — plus 33 added-convenience features for thrilling new portable typing performance. Test type Quiet-riter at your local typewriter dealer, jeweler or department store. It ' s the complete portable — just the right size for fastest . . . best typing perform- ance. Deluxe luggage-type carrying case is included. THE FIRST NAME IN TYPEWRITERS THE REMINGTON 60 DELUXE »29.50 OTHER REMINGTONS FROM $2 ALL AC-DC It ' s Practical — ' u.se it every day. It ' s Kcomtm- ical — no blades, no soap to buy. It ' s Lii.riirldus — beautifully designed and hand.somely gift pack- aged. It ' s Safe— no nicks, no cuts. It ' s a Tlmr Sartr -men shave with it in less than half the time, wherever there ' s an electric outlet. It ' s The All New Remington 60 DeLuxe, The Gift That Spells Sharhifi Flappinr ft every day! ELECTRIC SHAVERS REMINGTON RQND INC.. ELECTRIC SHAVER DIVISION, BRIDGEPORT, CONNECTICUT JEFF GOLDSTEIN Inc. Correct Military Uniforms The inifiiilhig adherence of JEFF GOLDSTEIN INC. to their traditional standard oj QUALITY AND INTEGRI- TY has been recognized by THE SERVICE through generations. TELEPHONE MURRAY-HILL 5-8866 387-4th Avenue at 27th Street New York 16, N. Y. Sincere Good Wishes to the CL66 of 1953 ♦ from The Chas . H. Elliott Co, Philadelphia 32, Pennsylvania 176 } where S ystems En g ineering lives Martin systems engineering is the advanced concept ol designing aircraft as integrated airborne systems . . . from the little black boxes that tell them where to go to the thundering jet aircraft that get t iem there! Hundreds of Martin scientists in the Engineering Building above, work with our Armed Services to overcome man ' s physical limitations in a supersonic age. Their field of endeavor is the unknown. Iheir tools are revolutionary developments in airframe, power plants, armament, elec- tronic guidance, instrumentation and navi- eation. Their object is air supremacy for our United States. The Glenn L. Martin Company Baltimore 3, Maryland • t AIRCRAFT W) 477 ■ r Now at Sinclair Dealers SINCLAIR EXTRA DUTY MOTOR OIL So Good Your Engine Can Outlast Your Car. S HClAl§f SINCLAIR POWER-X THE SUPER FUEL A new pre- mium gasoline with 2 to 18% MORE KNOCK-FREE POWER. Made by SINCLAIR REFINING COMPANY Frank Niering S. Co. Inc. Drapery Manufacturers Contract Decorators 1.78 267 5th Ave. New York, N. Y, MU 5-1250 Main Office Plant Newburgfi, N. Y. Pfione 3881 Established in 1894 Sash Doors Distinctive Cabinets Exterior Frames Special Mouldings Stairs Trim KULLBERG MANUFACTURING CO. QUALITY MILLWORK ♦ 600 Main St. N.E. Fillmore 6331 Minneapolis, Minnesota I 4i • • ••• See NA hat I mean, Private? " " When I say Statler is on the ball, I mean they really go all out. " You ' hit the sack ' in a Statler bed and it ' s Sweet dreams till morning. " Then you ' re up and into a bath that ' s as spotless as a G. I. on a dress inspection. There ' s lots of soap and towels, and plenty of hot water for a good long shower and a first-class shave. Now you ' re ready for chow, and when I say ' chow ' . Private, I mean the best eating this side of home. " I ' ve been in this man ' s army for 20 years, and I know you just can ' t beat Statler for comfort, hospitality and service. " . . . . And speaking of service, here comes my favorite dessert right now! See what I mean. Private? " • • •• • II . Statler Hotels . BOSTON • CLEVELAND • NEW YORK • WASHINGTON " W BUFFALO • DETROIT • ST. LOUIS • LOS ANGELES " - ANOTHER GREAT NEW STATLER — HARTFORD - (OPENING SUMMER, 1954) •• • MIIVIATURE RIIVGS of official desigo 1953 MINIATURE RING I ' he hand -carved steel dies and models for the official class rings furnished by this establishment, as well as (or the miniature rings and class crests t all the classes, are available for future use. " A " Pins for all classes are available— will) or without guards and set with 3 or whole pearls. I4. t IINI.4TURE RIN(; BAILEY, BAMS BIDDLE Established in 1832 Jewelers, Silversinitlis. Stationers 1218 Chestnut Street, IMiilu lelphia .5 MONARCH SOLID AND CUSHION TIRES Monarch ' s specialized experience in building cushion and solid tires for military and mater- ials handling applications pays off for users in better tires, lower cost per mile. Made in a wide range of sizes and types — cured-on and pressed-on -for everything from bogie wheels and lift trucks to hand trucks and casters. 1 THE MONARCH I RUBBER COMPANY LINCOLN PARK HARTVILLE, OHIO 479 THE FLINTKOTE ♦ «• COMPANY Roofing • Siding • Insulation FOR INDU5TKY t.xinl mill ( rnlrijitgdl Hoir • Fans • Blowers • Compressors (inil K ' ltili ' d giis liuiidling equiiimenl Df.sigii • l)( ' M-i i|)iii(-iit • Mumitacliirc SAWYER BAILEY CORPORATION 1559 Niagara St. Buffalo, N. Y. SU. 2300 480 The S.K. Smith Company Producers of " MOLLOY-MADE " Covers 2857 North Vteslcrn Asciiiii- CHICAGO IH. ILLINOIS Denigninji and planning of the 1953 llowiTZEK cover exetuletl 1) our New York Office. 52 Vanderbill Avenue NEW YORK 17. NKW YORK U. S. HOTEL THAYER AT SOUTH GATE ENTRANCE OPEN TO THE PUBLIC Is conveniently located on the U.S.M.A. reservation and easily accessible to all the points of historical interest in the vicinity. The Hotel Thayer offers the finest in hotel, restaurant and banquet facilities. John H. Pettit, Manager. It ' s Sure To Rain! ALLIGATOR ...the best name in rainwear The Alligator Compony • St. Louis Designers and Budders of Defense Materiel Food Machinery and Chemical Corporation Executive Offices: SAN JOSE, CALIFORNIA THE GREATEST NAME IN WOOLENS Uniform fabrics — Blankets CyTme iiaxrL lJUcK}lerL jompanu 225 Fourth Avenue New York, N. Y. OLT Manufacturers of • FIRE ARMS • MOLDED PLASTIC PRODUCTS • SHEET PACKINGS • DISHWASHING MACHINES IIGHTWEIGHT COLT COMMANDER CALIBERS: .45 Automotic .38 Super • M M Luger COLT ' S MANUFACTURING COMPANY, Harlford, Conn. (KH CcfttCftt a SeaiCoi t 482 mere in the world do you «ant to go? «K TiVr Ftmesr. . . FLY- TRANS WORLO AIRUNBS y h i ( - =v= V, 1 A- J NO MEN ' S SHOES ARE FINER THAN ' ?- STYLK«;i Bootmaker (inished in brown Storniwelt. 1 ccS- " ' -3 ' ■ . Ca Ss ■J d i A A Blue Chip Investment In Gorgeous Fine-Grain A distinguished exainplc ol ulial fine shoeiiiak- ing can do with rich leathers. Leather hned. Handsome punched vamp pattern. An extra quahty shoe tliat anticipates your higliest ideals in custom ease, appearance and craftsmanshi]). Other exceptional vahies in all wanlfd styles and leathers, at prices not easils inatclieil in our quality. AT OUR OWN STORES, DEPARTMENTS AND SELECTED DEALERS ... CoosMo Coo$f 483 THE HERALDRY OF MERIT I li« ' alioxc Ita li ' rriark lias i-anii ' il llic iii;lil to |)c coDsidcrcil as miiIi. 1 1 sii;tiilics a il( ' |ii-itilal li- STANDAHI) ..I (,»l l,ir llial liasaUNa sl.r.-.i ilistiiiftive and recognizcil. r ari- |it iii l nl lliis. as ii iiKMi art ' o( Miiir caifiT. ART CAP COMPANY, INC. 729 BKOADAXW NEW YORK 3, . Congratulations and Best Wishes To the Graduating Class of 1953 • • • Aircraft Radio Corporation BOONTON, N. J. HERFF-JONES CO. WORLDS LARGEST MANUFACTURERS OF CLASS RINGS A " PINS-MINIATURES WEDDING RINGS Mail Inquiries Invited EASTERN DIVISION 14 PARK PLACE NEWARK 2, N. J. JOHN S. STEPHENS, DislricI Manager ■MB There s a good reason why those familiar words are heard so often during Graduation Days year after year, good reason is good food. Food prepared by peerless chefs for people who like to eat. Tastes even better for the service is friendly and drinks mixed to order. The pastries Home Baked So be it Lunch, Dinner or Late Snacks, Everyone heads for... FREDDY ' S m RESTAURANT Fort Montgomery, N. Y., Route 9W. fe I 484 I PHILADELPHIA GEAR WORKS, INC. MANUFACTURERS OF: ORDNANCE AND MARINE GEARING, SPEED REDUCERS, LIMITORQUE VALVE CONTROLS ■(For Push-Button Operation of Valves and Bulkhead Doors, etc.) " Gear Manufacturers for over 60 ' ears " ERIE AVE. AND G ST.. PHILADELPHIA 34. PA. NEW YORK • PITTSBURGH • CHICAGO • HOUSTON LYNCHBURG. VA. IBemblei) WORLD ' S LARGEST NECKWEAR MANUFACTURER NEW ORLEANS LOS ANGELES NEW YORK CHICAGO The Army Officer ' s Guide By Col. PAUL HARKINS, ormcr Com- mandanl of Cddttt:, ( ' . S. Mililary Acad- emy, ami PHILIP HARKINS. A com- plete anfl authoritative book that shows the young officer what he faces from train- ing period to combat area, and gives data on every phase of Army life: from battle- field first aid to military justice. " Colonel Harkins ... is thoroughly (lualified to write this text for the guidance of young officers. I commend its ' ounsel to their close attention. " from the Foreword by Lt. General Maxwell D. Taylor. $4.75 The Air Force Officer ' s Guide By LI. Gen. GEORGE H. BRETT, U.i .A.F. iRel.t and ALBERT DOUG- LAS, Foreirord by dm. HoyI S. I ' anden- herg. The new, completely up-to-date handbook of all the facts and regulations of Air Force life: promotions, pay allow- ances and insurance, the Reserves, foreign service, military justice, traditions, lead- ership, special tips for wives. With a de- tailed appendix of information about leaves, uniforms, bases, ceremonies, au- thorized abbreviations, etc., this is an essential addition to the equipment of every officer — from training period through combat. lUu-strated. .$5.00 At all bookstores and post exchanges McGRAW-HILL BOOK COMPANY New York 36, N. Y. BRADEN ' S CORNW M I -ON-HUDSON N . Y. « ♦ ♦ Sinoe 1883 preparing caiiilitla tes for PSt Foinl. miapolis. and ♦ ♦ ♦ •ollt ge. Lt Gerai.d J. I SMA 19. SiLi.iVAN, Ket. H. Vincent V.vn ' f — Principal Exccittire Slyke 485 COMPLIMENTS TO Olic CLss of 1953 JOHNSON SERVICE COMPANY NEW YORK - MILWAUKEE Manufacturers . . . Engineers . . . Contractors AUTOMATIC TEMPERATURE AND AIR CONDITIONING CONTROL SYSTEMS Offices in Principal Cities ♦ ♦ ♦ K oinniuHcniA of a Friniiil ♦ ♦ ♦ • Special Rales K r Cadets ami Their Draps • l, l l)y Tirkel Service For all Shows And Sporting Events • Knplish Tap Room • Co .v corner for Meeting Relations and Friends • .lii! l a turn rr Times Sqilarr " 127 West iSrd Street N ' M York. New York 486 SERVING THE ARMED FORCES FOR OVER 35 YEARS uUtU QUALITY AND PRECISION ELECTRONIC AND ELECTRO-MECHANICAL SYSTEMS INSTRUMENTS • CONTROLS CORPORATION BROOKLYN. N. r. • G A II D E N C I T Y. N. Y. Subjidiory of AMERICAN BOSCH CORPORATION Compliments of HARRY and TOM SCOTT Your New OLDSMOBILE DEALERS 268-270 Main St. HIGHLAND FALLS, N. Y. Phone HFalU 6-4515 OLDSMOBILE SALES SERVICE J. W. Bayly Son Incorporated Maniifnrlurrrs of FINE MILITARY HEADWARE for Military Schools Colleges 1001-03 FILBERT STREET PHILADELPHIA, PA. We extend our best wishes to the Class of 1953 DEHLER MFG. CO.. INC. 666 No. Green St. CHICAGO 22, ILL. 487 A mjys Look for These BRAND NAMES- The re Your Best Buy- All Wajs! ) us ARMV ' --J -- " ' " BEGUL TION OFFICERS UNIFORM Since 1893 . . Anierica ' s Largest Mann f act unrs oj Hiohst Ouahty AiilitJiy Uin ofvn Con gniliilat ions oiid licsl ] is ies UNITED FIREWORKS MFG. CO. Davlon. Ohio for Passenger Cars and Trucks t for Jet Aircraft Connectors and Terminal Collars AUBURN SPARK PLUG CO., INC. Auburn, N. Y. 488 1 It ' s your battle banner • • • keep it flying Look well at this banner— under the cancer sword millions of Americans have joined a proud army of dedicated cancer fighters— doctors, chemists, physicists, biologists— and men and women of all walks of life. The cancer sword is unique . . . for it represents the American Cancer Society, the only voluntary health agency in our country devoted entirely to the conquest of cancer through research, education, and service. Research holds the key that will unlock cancer ' s secrets. That ' s why the ACS puts 25 cents of every dollar you give to laboratory studies. Give now for more cancer research! Education helps protect all of us against cancer. That is why the ACS arms the public with facts that save lives. Give now for more cancer education! Service is for the cancer patient, helping support centers for diagnosis and treatment, bringing humanitarian aid to suffering thousands. Give now for more cancer services! You can help keep the banner flying. Give generously to the 1953 cancer crusade. Any contribution is welcome. You iv 7 help, won ' t you? AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY Gentlemen: Please send me free literature about cancer. Enclosed is my contribution of $ to the cancer crusade. Name Address City State Simply address the envelope: •Cancer " c o POSTMASTER, NAME OF YOUR TOWN 489 INDEX TO ADVERTISERS Page Aerojet Kngineering (: r|Miraiioii 450 A. (». l a| « ' r ( unipaiiy 438 Airi ' rafi Kailio ( .orporalioii 48 1 Mlifialor CiiMipaii). ' I ' lu- 181 Anifricaii ( iaiirer .S(«icty 480 Aiin-riran Kxpress . Ki ' ' Vmcricaii larhiiio I ' ouiulry Company 4 ..) American X oolen C.om|iany 48:2 Arma ( i r|H)rati )n 48 i Army ISalional Bank, ' I ' lie 436 Art ( ap (Company 484 Arnndel ( lorporation. Tile 422 Atlantis Salt ' s (Corporation (Fren« ' li s) . . . . t48 Antinrn Spark I ' lu;; Company 488 Anliurn Specialties Co 450 Avco Manufacturing Company K ' T Bt; ( ' orporation. The 454 Bailc . Banks A Bi.Ulle 479 Baker, Jones, Haiisaiicr tJC Sa a c. ino n,-vi: Balfour Company. ,.i ' - 4()() Bauscli 1 Komli t tptical Company 419 Bayly au l Son. J. W. 487 Bennett Brothers, Inc 420 Best Foods, Inc. (Shinola) 422 Bohn A Co., Inc., Chas. II 460 Braden ' s 485 Braen (Construction Co., Sam 472 Bristol Maiuifaclurin Corporation 420 BniWM I ' i Sliarpe Mfg. (Company 414 Buick Mill or l)i ision 471 Bull. Stephen M.. Inc 128 (Caldwell A (c... J. E 416 (Chevrolet Mtilor (Corporation 451 (Clark I ' CipnpuienI ( Company 441 (Coca-tCoia Boiilin (Company 462 Colt ' s Mainiiaeturin (Cduipany 182 Consoliilaled Nultee irciall (Corporation ((Convair) 44.3 Conlinenlal Motors (Corporation 449 Crane Mills 416 Creative Metals (Company 458 Crescent ' I ' ruck (Company 434 Crowley ' s Milk (Company. Inc 428 Dehler Mainifacturiiig (Company 487 Uouglas Aircraft (Company 413 Duhois and Son. Ine 488 DuMonI l.ahoratories. Inc.. Allen B 445 Kle ' trie Boat (Company ((General Dynamics Corporaliou) l6l KIgin Natitmal Watch (Company 45( F.lliotI (Company, (Charles II 176 Fairchild I ' Cngine and . ' irplane ( .orporation 1. 7 Federal .Ser ices Finance (Corporation 118 Fed Tal ' r« ' l« ' plu ne and Kadi » (Corporatitin 13 1 First National Bank. Highland Falls 420 First National Bank. Scranlon 430 Pa e Flintkote (Company, The . 18(1 FKtrsheim Shoe (Company 1 TCt Flour (City Ornameutal Ir »ii (Co., The llti l ' ood .Ma ' liin4 r and (Chemical (Corporati4)n . . 481 Ford Inslnniienl (Company . 1.30 Ford Motor (Company . . . 1C55 Franklin Benjamin. I ' lie 41 1 Freddy ' s Restaurant 481 French-Shriner Shoes . 48Ci Fuller Brush Company, I ' hc t.3() Fulton Sylphon Division 118 (Jalloways 168 (General Ice Cream (Com|)any 182 Coldstein, Inc., Jeff 176 (Jraber, The Florist 471 (Jreal . l Ian tic Pacific Tea (Company. The 118 (Crumnian Vin-rafl Fn ineeriii (Corporation 459 llahn Company, Irvin H 432 Ilallicrafters (Company. The 417 Hercules Flooring (Company 464 Hercules Motors Corporation 419 Herff Jones (Company 484 Hoffman Television Division 449 Hotel Astor 421 Hotel FCmpire 441 Hotel Piccadilly 473 Hotel St. Kegis U9 Hotels Statler Co., Inc 479 Hotel Woodstock 48() Johnson Services Company 486 kenyon Transformer Company, Inc 470 koppers Company, Inc 439 krementz (Company 433 kullherg Manufacturing Company 478 Lapointe Machine Tool (Company 424 Lebanon Woolen Mills 422 Feed ' s Travelyvcar Corporation 436 Leone ' s 444 Liggett Myers Tobacco (Company 415 Lionel (Corporation 458 Luxenberg Military Civilian Outfitters ' . 44 1 Manufaclurcr ' s Outlet Sales Co., Inc 448 Martin ( Company , (ilenn L 477 Mason (Company. .Silas 41.8 Merriain (Coinpanv, (». and C 42t) Meyer. Inc., N. S 421 Mi.hel Sous, Inc., F 448 Mohaw k ( Coat-h Lines. Iik-. I Monarch Kubber (Company, The 479 Moore Printing (Company, liw ICif) Mullins Manufacturing (Corporation . 13(t MacDougald (Construction (Company 132 .Mc(;raw-llill Book Co.. Inc. 185 National Bank of Fori Sam Houston . 464 Ne«s«eek 442 Nieriug and (Co.. Inc., Frank 478 North Xmeriean . viation Inc 461 NorlliMcsleru Fruil and I ' roiluee (.Company ... 438 Pan American World ir»ays 465 Parker House, The 425 Philadelphia Gear Works, Inc 485 Plulii. (Corporation 423 Plankiulon (Company, W. W. (Zippo) . . .440 Pousell Floor Machine Company, Inc.. . 418 I ' ontiae Motor 1 )iy ision of (ieneral Motors (Corporatitin 447 I ' urolaltir Protbicls. Inc 470 Katliti (Ctirpttratittn t f America 455 Itemiiigltiu Hantl. Inc 476 Ket, M rs. Inc 425 Uepiiblie Ay iatioil ( Corporatittn 437 Kheem Maiiiilacturing (Ctimpany 472 KtM-k l{i er ftottlen .Mills 472 Kt)gers Peet t Ctjuipany 433 Sayvyer-Bailey Corporation 480 Scott Motors 487 Seamen ' s Bank for Savings, The 449 Sexton and Company, John 428 Sherman Transfer (Ct ., Roger 467 Siiiilair Belining (Company 478 Smith ( Ctimpany, S. k 480 Stteony-Vacinnn Oil (Company, Inc 429 Spaltling Brothers, A. (; 441 S[ierry (;yrosct pe (Ctjmpany 431 Stantlaril Oil (Ctimpany (New Jersey). . . .463 Stetson ( ompany. John B 474 Stetsttn Shoe (Ctimpany. Inc 15.3 Stock (CConstructiou Corporation 416 Sullivan School 434 Sunshine Biscuits, Inc 424 Trans VI orld Airlines 483 United Fireworks Mfg. Company, Inc. .488 Unitetl Seryices . utomobile Association 422 U. S. Hotel Thayer 481 United States Kubber Company 452 Universal Monltleil Products Corpttration 42-1 antler llorst ( Ctirpt ration 434 Varth 473 Verson . llsteel Press Ctmipany 450 W aruer W oven Label (Co., Inc 432 alerbury (Ctimpauies. Inc 414 Wembley. Inc 485 V est Pttiul Bakery S: Fruit Shop 474 Wfsl Point Taxi .Service (A. Bosch tS. St n. Inc.) 128 West Publishing (Company 438 WeyanI Ptmliac 470 W tireesler Taper Pin t Company 474 While Sliitlit) 446 ttdiac W atch Agency 458 490 i m w ,19 (• tmttmm BHHiaitfiil ■p ' - ' -y ' ■■• ANj k ' kiie ' f mmm ' t, ;w ' I., -: ■ ' ; ■ ' ' y f-.-- ' ' ■u...


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