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

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d c 7 l I V. { : . . ri:: ' l 1 ! ' : i I: I ' vAvi: w I r 1954 HOWITZER BROWNE, II MAJOR GEORGE S. PAPPAS Officer-m-Charge CAPT. RANDOLPH C. HEARD Asst Ojfficer-in-Charge THE HOWITZER BOARD HAL W. HOWES Chairman JAMES P. JARRETT Buiines! Manager n -f " " ' CLIFFORD T. FLANNIGAN Advertising Manager JOHN R. KLEIN Assi Chairman EUGENE F. WIRTH Circulation Manager JOHN R. BORGATTA %. The HOWITZER 1954 i T i » D E D I d The Song of West Point It must have been a night of brilliant stars When Henry Hudson, sleepless, pacing slow On quiet deck, forgot a while his dreams And felt the power of this rugged land. The centuries have passed, and now the stars Show towers of rock and arches, battlements That stretch into the overlooking hills To form a chain of stone to guard the land. Stern eagles carved in stone upon the walls Stand guard o ' er walkways lined with whispering trees And silent cannon purchased far away In battle ' s test; the price was told in blood. For this has been the home of many men, Who in their time on many smoking fields Have faced the mortal shock of flying steel So that a land, their land, might live to grow. And somewhere under God these men are met, Their service over, and from there they watch This little piece of land from whence they came. And though in countenance they differ much, There is a strange resemblance each to each; For in the hearts of all of them there lives A thing that does not change from man to man, That might be likened to a kind of song. ii , !■ r T- i l T I O N A thousand, thousand different little notes Diffused unnoticed in a melody That slowly, very slowly, came to song: The bright sunbeaten area first day. Commands that come by thousands everywhere. The new cadet confusion and the long Apprenticeship of shining hard-toed shoes. The collar hook and starch and bayonets. And B-plate nicks and twisted crossbelt maze. The pledge, the many nights with Bugle Notes, And chanting the Missouri National. The little Christmas trees in littered rooms. The first hop — evening gowns and heavy snow. The long awaited golden yearling pin. Camp Buckner, music out across the lake. The dusty kick of recoil on the ranges, And rolling seaborne tractors in assault. Red tracers in the Georgia night, and airfields. And rows of sleeping men in bucket seats. ! he Plain, where only those who march there know The dips and rolls and how precision comes From constant chatter up and down the line: Butt right, step ofj, and hold it back and cover. And dust that rises on the pivot point Among the rows of flashing bayonets, And marching to the drum and bugle sound. And thinkini? there ' $ the p-ecite%t hand there is. r ' -$. w i The bandbox and the quiet cold reviews, And capes turned back on heavy overcoats. The giant SLAP that follows Order arms. The flash of guidons swinging on the turn. And vines along the stony battlements. And standing high up on the hill at dusk, The Chapel, etched in light, and all alone, A massive picket to the thunderheads. The OA ' s waiting on the old pipe fence, Flirtation Walk, the Rock, the Arch, the turnstile, The Field House, rosin, flying spikes and cheers. And, softly, " Army Blue " in CuUum Hall, And yellow moonlight on the hills and river. And Delafield at sundown, picnic echoes. Then back again to Grant Hall and the bus — A plebe says Six o ' clock and all is well . , . l J The minutes being called on Monday morning. And cold and dark and stumbling Reveille. The fog of morning hanging on the Plain, The steam that rises from the iron grates When snow is cleared; the cries of heave it there! A roommate calling Go get that tenth, George, As men bookiaden stream through sallyports En route to recitations, labs, reviews. f A The Academics: An there any questions? Discussion, then Take Boards, take problem pamphlets. The language coaches mumbling in the sinks. And after supper, crowded sallyports. The B-board ' s little sign Tac has, no mail, The library, and the winding little stairs. The gym: Now move out, head on shoulder contact, Wet leather headgear of the boxing room. - -fuS 5 ■ ' m-. 4 -S: - S ' if 7- The rallies — waves of cheers from wall to wall, Bright Navy signs — the Big Game coming up. The march to echo drumbeats at the game, And standing for the Long Corps at the end. The struggle for the Banker ' s Trophy Points, And teams preparing in the crowded sinks. Then fighting hard obsessed with victory. But cheering for opponents at the end. And thus the small inconsequential things. Which taken one by one are less than nothing, (Like little flutes in giant symphony) Each adds unnoticed music to the theme To help us make at last the West Point song. A hymn, serene and quiet, beautiful. That nestles softly in the hearts of us Who go to years of service. There can be No way to tell exactly what it is: It ' s love of country, it ' s desire to serve. It ' s pride of leadership, it ' s sense of debt To men gone by who made this possible. And to today ' s old soldier and recruit. But though the song may never be explained. It lives. And when these singing hearts are stopped, A long gray line of men with God await To welcome home a brother and his song. % r President of the United States THE HONORABLE DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER r THE HONORABLE CHARLES E. WILSON Secretary of Defense THE HONORABLE ROBERT T. STEVENS Secretary of The Army THE HONORABLE HAROLD E. TALBOTT Secretary of The Air Force GENERAL MATTHEW B. RIDGWAY Chief of Staff — Army Chief of Staff— Air For OUR f ' »» ?! J . 60NAU WAUS .. PAST WA M " .-TO TWC I ADMINISTRATION ADMINISTRATION The Academics: Are there any questiousi ' Discussion, then Take Boards, take problem pamphlets. The language coaches mumbling in the sinks, And after supper, crowded sallyports. The B-board ' s little sign Tac has, no mail, The library, and the winding little stairs. The gym: Now move out head on shoulder contact. Wet leather headgear of the boxing room. MAJ. GEN. FREDERICK A • ' ' ' ik ujiemienJeni BRIG. GEN. JOHN A. MICHAELIS emmanJani BRIG. GEN. HARRIS JONES {seated Jtft to rightyCo . H Bciikc Brig. Gen. H Jones, Major FA Irving, Brig. Gen. JH Michaelis, Col. G. Counts. Second Row I ,t.wdmg Itjt to right ' ): Col. GR Stephens, Col. LE Schick, Col. CJ Ban Col. WW Bessell, Jr., Col. ER Heiberg, Col. TD Stamps, Col. JD Billings- lev, Col. BW Bartleti, Col. DB Kendrick, Jr., and Col. RP Eaton. : i ' ' m j " J» S J i si ' PERINTENDENTS STAFF ; ,r, K»« Col Hunt.bcrr , Col. kaiJriLk, Col Crandall, Col D;i- VI-,, Col Johnston, Ma] Gen Irv- ing, Col Gent, Col Stone, Col. Eaton, Col Hertc, Col Miles. Second Row Lt Col Beck, Lt Col. Winkle, Lt Col Weislcr, Lt Col. Gooding, Lt Col Petty, Col. Morton, Col H.igcn, Lt Col. RiLhirdson,Lt Col S(.hwcnk,Lt Col Hcrhcrth, Lt Col Bredcsen Rex Moore ThrdRou Lt Ch.in dler Mil Coffev Lt Col Me Lcod Lt Col Powell Lt Col Holdridge Lt Col Galbreath Lt Col Coreorin Lt Col Brown Lt Col Curtis, Mil Moses Mi) Smith FomtlRou CWOWoiecik Mr Stjpleton Mr Todd Lt Huniniek Mr Timbers, C O Miller. mm COMMANDANTS STAFF MILITARY PSYCHOLOGY AND LEADERSHIP First Row: Lt. Col. Walhich, Col. Calfrev, Brig. Gen. Michaelis, Col. W.ire, Lt. Col. Mueller. Suond Row: Lt. Col. Mclntvre, Capt. Schoeneman, CWO Sims, Lt. Col. Timothy. Third Row: Maj. Flannagan, Lt. Col. Cathrae, WOJG Hicks. F,r r K„w: Lt. Col. G V Tavlor, Dr. D Spencer, Cnl 1 1 I Lm..,,, Lt. Col. R Besson, Lt. Col TTGradv. Sicoml Row: Capt. R( li n 1, Mi, |R FIvnn Mai. KM Stewart, Capt, |S Howland, Capt. HJ .Mnli.u. , 1.h IJ Young T W K« . Capt- EH Cureiiru, Capt. JE Coleman, . 1.,|. - K.ilh, M Sgt. JJ Podmenik, Maj. R V Desjarlais. FIRST REGIMENT, DEPARTMENT OF TACTK S l:,-,t Row: Ma|. CM McQuarrie, Lt. Col. JB Commv, Col. JA McChnsti.in. Lt. Cui. CE Robbs, Capt. JA Johnson. Second Row: Capt. jR Allen, Maj. WO Perrv, Ma|, HJ Hughes, ' Capt. YA Tucker, Ma). RL Royem, Capt. DW Hickcv Tl;rd Row: Capt. WL Cooper, Capt. JD Miley, Capt. AM Akig, Capt. HO Btennan. SECOND REGIMENT, DEPARTMENT OF TACTICS First Row: Lt. Col. JB Webcl, Lt. Col. ET McConnell, Col. RS Palmer, Lt. Col. JB Rose, Maj. ' WN Bovles. Second Row: Capt. WF Veaudrv, Lt. NA Janaovski, Maj. FB Gervais,Capt. MH Brewer, Maj. JB Kincaid. Third Raw: Capt. WH Vinson, Capt. BF Boyd, Capt. RE Dingeman, Capt. JN Wozcn- craft. MATHEMATICS ' i j: Fint Rou Mi] JR Smith Lt. Col. JiS BE Huffman Lt Col IP Donohue, F« Col CPNiuhola. Col WW Bessell, " -» )r Professor of Mathematics), Col. V«t PDCiher Col RCYatLb Lt. Col. CkChirbonncau Col JR Richards. ., Sao ' il Rou Capt BS Hinson, Lt. Col RH Dcttrc Ma] JC Cockrill, Cipt ME Nolan Capt kM Hatch, Lt Col CD Munard, Capt. DL ]L KtLt RTOBrien ThriRow: C i| t FvE s.aitoose Kt Lt. LH Li Lr 1 t Lt WCRoss Capt. GF Bond Lt Col ILFishbaLk, Lt.Coi. DEBuchinan Lt Col PW Ramce. Fourth Rou Mai DL Knoll, Ma]. IM Hinmm Mi| TJ McGuirc, Cipt CE Wesland, Capt RT Cur- tis Mil LG Gamble Fifth Row: C.pt G ktxs Ma) M Maish, Cipt WR Jirrcll Capt LB Gene- hieh Cipt IB MacW hcrter Sixth Rou 1st Lt LP Ba ard Maj. GV Porter ENGLISH First Row: Maj. W ' C Burton, Capt. RH lohnson. Col. Rk Alspach, Col. GR Stephens (Professor of English), Mai. CC Ulsaker, Lt. Col. DE Hal- pin, Lt. Col. BJ Gault. Srcoml Row: Capt. D V Gallez, Maj. RP Ashlcv, Maj. AW Jones, Jr., Maj. G. Kilncr, Maj. OB Patton, Capt. CL Anders Thtrd Row: Capt. GL Miller, Capt SR Martin, Capt. JC Faith, M.i| HT Wickert, Maj. W ' F Malone, Lt Col. J J Bciser. Fourth Row: 1st Lt RH Smith, Maj. HA Linn, Mai JB Roberts, Jr., Lt. Col. RB Short, Maj. CH Norris, 1st Lt. PLBnand, Jr. - n cTi jm s m M. T. G. First Row: Lt. Col. WE Hensel, Maj. ME McCov, Lt. Col. EW Jacunski, Col CR Broshous, Col. LE Schick CProtcssor of M. T. G.), Col. MS Dickson, Lt. Col. WL Baxter, Ma). WC Fullilove. Second Row: Maj. JE Glab, Capt. LE Walter, Capt. RL Bentlcv, Capt. JL Schram, Ma|. GE Maxon, Capt. RG Beckner, Capt. SO Edwards, 1st Lt. RW Wilson, 1st Lt. AL Gerometta. Third Row: Capt. WF Joffrion, Maj. PB Toon, Capt. WB Rogers, Maj. RH Ham- mond, Maj. WP Gardiner, Capt. WE Chynoweth, Capt. DD Litt, Capt. WC Smith. r rd Z PHYSICS CHEMISTRY First Row: Lt. Col. FE Vocgcli, Lt. Col. RB Arnold, Col. GA Counts (Professor of Ptiv.sics and Chemis- try), Col. EC Gillette, Jr., Lt. Col. WT Woodvard, Lt. Col. FI Pohl. Suoml Rm, ' 1st Lt EA Nelson, Maj. RH Brundin, Capt WR Hylander, , Capt P Grosz, ]r , Maj. DE Gilis, IstLt RC Barton Third Row.- Cipt TK Berime Ma| OH Borum, Cipt H Norris, Ist Lt CM Still, ' 1st Lt HL Hoot, 1st Lt JT Wal- ' hert Foi,rr i Rou 1st Lt EJ Yaclcer,i Capt RS Da), Capt AK Stebbins.l " 11, Capt. WV Millmao. ' s PHYSICAL EDUCATION Firsr Row; TE Maloncy, HJ Kroctcn, G V Linck, )B Kress, JM Palone, RL Bush, Capt. RL Grucnthcr Sfi-oiul Row; LO Appleton, Lt Col |B Cohb, RM Bruce, AC Werner, Lt. Col. FJ Kobes (Director o( Physical Education " ), RE Sorgc, VF Lewis, Maj. CJ Myslinski, Lt. Col. IBHollis. Si I WiWl FOREIGN LANGUAGE First Row; Col. CN Dos Santos, Lt Col. GA Babe, Col. WJ Rcnfroe, Col. CJ Barrett (Professor of Foreign Language), Lt. Col. P Dickson, Mai. GJ Breindel, Maj. JA De la Fuente. Sicond Row: Capt. JC Spence, Lt. Col. JH Utley, Lt. Col. PA Hcb fert, Mr. C Viollet, Lt. Col. EJ Ailco, Maj. RJ McCrorv, Lt. Col P Deniscvich, Lt. Col. MS Mirski Thtrd Row: Maj. LA Adams, Jr. Capt. JO VVhittington, Capt. BLj Landis, Capt. CB McKenzie, 1st Lt M. Gutierrez, Capt. EF Crowlcv Mr. J Martinez. Fourth Row: Capt TS Skladzien, Mr. F Tiller, Maj. i apt - Willard, Capt. H Reiner, Capt. KMi Home, Mr. P Vils. Ftfth Row; Capt.l DT Dunne, Capt. NI Obcrsteg, Maj. R Hershbergcr, Mr _rja zoff, Capt. F V Mclncrncj ELECTRICITY Fna R m NUi CA Holt, III, Ma) |R atcrm.,n, G.I J V Grucn, Jr , Col B BirtlLtt ' Proftssor of Elcc- trKit Lt Col RDTcrn.Lt Col R B.ilUrd, Mi] FR Cirrctt Sec- 0,1,1 Rou Capt GO Adkibson, ]r , Cipt BJ Pankowski, Capt Robert M Lo rv, Jr , Capt SE Rcinhart, Ir , Capt LA Cookman, 1st Lt DA Thmt Ro DT kcr, C.ipt EA Saundtrs Capt Ekhcrg, Capt DC ca cr, ]t Lt PFSullnan, Capt FJ Knai A F If MECHANICS Fmr Row: Lt. Col. RT Batson, Col. A Higdon, Col. HR Eraser, Col. ER Hcihcrg (Professor of Mechanics Col. WHTetlev, Col. DW Hassemer, Ma). FS Roop: Second Rou:- Maj. VH Ellis, Maj. AG Dancv, Maj. RC Sellers, Jr., Capt. EM Lewiecki, Capt. RF Mc.Adoo, Capt. WR Stumpe. Third Row: Capt. RA Bar- ber, Capt. EG Braun, Jr., Capt. EC Badger, Capt. TD Blazina, Capt. AH Quanbcck, Capt. S. White, Jr., Capt Edward J Ho ' ..apt TE Crooks SOCIAL SCIENCE Fmr Row ' : Capt. VC Burrows, Lt Col. CA Cannon, Jr., Col GA Lincoln, Col. H Beukema i Pro- fessor of Social Science), Lt Col JG Holland, Jr., Lt. Col. WS Clark, Lt Col.RFMcDermott. i ' rcoWRoH Lt RJ Klcmmer, Lt. T Osato, Lt Col. VA Purdv, Capt. CC Carlisle, jr , Capt. WW Posvar, Capt EC Mcstcr, Capt. B Scowcroft, Capt RC Stender. Thml Row: Capt CJ Simmons, Maj. SB Berry, Jr., Ma) CM Fergusson, Maj. RL McCanna Capt. SD Blum, Capt. LC Campbell, M.U. WG McDonald. f« rf . Rou TH M. Lcndon, Capt. OW Traber, Jr., Capt H Griffith, Capt. WU Solberg RW Coonrod. Fffr , Rou Ma) Lamsaur, Maj. SR Molyncaux LAW First Row.- Lt. Col. J Baker, Lt. G. FM Sasse, Col. CW West (Profess of Law), Lt. Col. EM O ' Connd Lt. Col. WC Plott. StcondKow: Capi JA Lighthall, Capt. EE Weld Capt. EL Flaherty, Jr., Maj. R Hancock, Jr., Capt. JT Jones, Cap, JJ Murphy. Maj. JJCnmmins. M. A. E. f rx RoK ' .Lt. Col. SM Case, Lt Col CH Schilling, Col VJ Esposito (Professor), Col. TD Stamps ( Pro- fessor, Head of Department), Col VH Shivden, Lt. Col TB Miller Second Kow: Lt. Col JR Eltmg, Lt Col. DH Richards, ' Lt Cof GR Sedherrv, Jr., Lt. Col JP Brown, Lt. Col. RM Lee, Capt RE McCon- ncll, Lt. Col. SY Coker, Ma] AP Wade. Third Kow: Ma] CF Farley, Maj. RR Wcssels, Lt Col WJ Greenwalt, Capt. AP Hanket, Lt Col. RM Rogers, Lt Col JW Walker, Maj. ER Decker, Ma| SW Merrick, Maj. AR Marshall, Maj. JJ Bugas. pI BjI Bb I I HOSPITAL STAFF DEPARTMENT OF MILITARY HYGIENE Row. Lt. Col. El VanEvcken, Lt. Col. ML Smith (Dcpr. of M Hvi; ), Col. RB Sig.;foos Col. DB Kcndrick (Professor of MiIjcj Hvg.cnO, Col. Tf Hu; " . Cnl j) Poudl, Maj. MC Sn-onJ Row: Lt. N. j-li ' ■.■: Mm W H.u,sm.in, Maj. PW Murphv Dcpt. of Mil. Hvi; W • • I ' ■ . 1.,| . Low, Ma]. CJ Simpson, Lt. FLRawlinson. ' V,.v. K :, I ipi HuJilcr, Lt. Col. PO Evans, Lt. GE Beck, Lt. GR Sniitli, Lt. Lul. EG . ustm, Capt. JE Williams. Fourth Row: Lt. RD Mitchell, Capt. K.W Thomasson, Capt. JR " Capt. VA Scharffenberg, Lt. RW Kelso, Lt. GE Stokes. Fiftl. ' Kotf: Ma|. S Leuis, Maj. WW McKinnev (Dept. of Mil. Hyg.), Lt. PC Dx kstra, Capt. NE Wright, Capt. BF Smith, Capt. HL Baker. Sixth Row: Lt. . Kasmever, Capt. CW Vickers, Maj. KE Baker, Capt. H Conrad, Lt. C Richter, Lt. TJ Manzo (Dept. of MiL Hyg.). Sgt. Pura. CLASS HISTORY CLASS HISTORY The bright sunbeaten area first day The new cadet confusion and the long Apprenticeship of shining hard-toed shoes The first hop-evening gowns and heavy snow The long-awaited golden yearling pin And rolling seaborne tractors in assault Red tracers in the Georgia night, and airfields, And rows of sleeping men in bucket seats. » »sr JLn a hundred degrees of apprehen- sion, anticipation, and doubt, and exactly ninety-two degrees of summer heat, the Class of 1954 trekked to West Point on the morning of 5 July 1950 from all corners of the land. Bright sunlight and river haze cloaked the gray walls with mystery of what lay ahead. Our holiday spirit was irretrievably shattered in the area, on meeting those cool immaculate, god-like first class- men, symbolic of our ordered existence in the months ahead. Promptly, we dropped bags and began running, answering questions, . . . odfeet-tak . . . learning " the position of attention, " becoming uniformed. The unseen hand of the system squeezed sweat from soft civilian bodies. We stopped double- timing at the swearing-in ceremony late that afternoon in the theater. Those hush moments of dedication will be remembered. The men who had stood there four years before were then reporting for final examinations in Korea. A myriad of unremembered details of the first month spelled out one word — busy. We learned to march, eat, stand tall, dress, always reminded at first of our deficiency in simple tasks. Bayonet training, rolling . . . ' W ' t. ' mi f . . . field packs, preliminary M-1 training, long marches, and TTIS helped make shining shoes, cleaning brass, and parading be purposeful and important. Memorizing the things a plebe must know, learning what honor and duty mean kept our minds from growing stale. And we began to appre- ciate simple pleasures like a candy bar, or having time to write a letter and walking without command merely from being deprived of them for so long. Getting set for the plebe hike filled our imaginations and absorbed our energies until the big morning when we swung down the hill to South Dock, and . . . rm f» WWl . • • • fiied into the " ducks " to be shuttled to the other side ofthe Hudson. We seemed to cover phenomenal distances along ingeniously contrived routes which returned us to bivouacs 100 yards from where we were the night before. If you weren ' t on KP or guard there was a chance to go swimming occasionally. But despite the marching always uphill and never down, we liked the green outdoors more than barracks life. Then after the long forced march on the last night we reached " home " again- " Are any of you men tired.?-NO! " We began moving, to join our companies and be presented to the Corps. %] Sir, rm required to prove AHE small harassments of Beast Barracks were soon forgotten in the daily struggle in academics. You wondered if, between the English and Math departments ' daily pounding, you ' d turn out to be flat instead of well- rounded. Upperclassmen seemed to be lurking behind every corner, and made you nervoua until you began to know what was expected of you to function. The PE department ' s torture chamber erased slide rule gloom, and through Plebe boxing and wrestling, you discovered that even your best friend might be forced to clobber you, so self- defense was the best defense. A great football victory over Michigan, coupled with an all too brief taste . . . ID i i ... of New York night life highlighted the fall. We were stunned at our loss to Navy, and vowed then we ' d repay them. We waited patiently for Christmas and the upperclassmen ' s departure, and it finally did come. This was our first chance to be in command, and we remember most the feeling of owning the place, the little Christmas trees on our mantelpieces. Midnight Mass and chapel. These, besides ten days of dragging, skiing, sack, ice-skating, and comparative freedom, were a mighty shot of adrenalin. The invisible process of class ties becoming firm, and binding us to each . . . . . . other forever had a grand beginning. The Class of ' 54 was on its way! Then a cold January 2nd, calls, gloom, and the long winter snows fraught with academic crises every day made plebe life seem endless. Intermurder, Special Programs, and the 100th Night Show relieved the routine. Spring Leave again saw the upperclassmen evaporate and gave us a short, happy holiday here, and afterward we could see our goal clearly. The pace became more intensive toward the end, but you knew that each day brought you closer to Recognition and summer leave. And then, in a burst of sunlight and parades, came the rigors of . . . . . . June Week. Barracks guard, parades, being braced even by the old grads, and calls forty-eight hours a day miraculously ended in those last few harried moments between the Plain and Central Area. As we thought back to that impossible day of 5 July 1950, we formed our lines and proudly shook hands with the finest men in the world! i irades, ii«ii ;.A7 t O be surrounded by green walls instead of gray relieved our Air Force eyes, but few readjusted immediately after our first leave. But Buckner ti ' as different. You became numb to long weekday hours and yearned-for week- ends, dragging. Chapel Point, the magic stars, and stuff. Practical work with weapons made training interesting, however, and we knew for the first time the thrill of firepower, the elation of a " bull, " the humiliation of " Maggie ' s Drawers. " We revolved from the M-1 to pistols, carbines, machine guns, mortars, and recoilless rifles. Hours with ramrods and bore cleaner rewarded slow learners. I m ' Jr ±1 holds especially tender memories; six shifts of firsties to run us two miles, but we shaped up — had time for free time intermurder at 1700. Engineer booby traps claimed many for the mine warfare cemetery and each company vied with the others in bridge building records. Crossing a simple little river is not always simple. ARSOPs, Can- noneers ' Hop, fire direction center, and other ballistic mysteries featured artillery training. At the end we played FO at McNair. Our introduction to Armor was impressive, but too brief. MT G tried to get us lost at Proctoria, but most of us made it back. And then the Owl ' s coup d ' gruce, the night problem. No mere stroll, this. Half real field operations and half playing capture the flag with firecrackers, but you were more confident at the end of it. Buckner weekends were highlighted with sack, picnics, dragging, 1929 movies, and color line shows. Camp Illumination provided the final grand speaacle with its floating stage, Shakespeare from a bridge pontoon, digs at the tacs, good clowning, and fireworks. Summer ended too abruptly; we remember . . . . . being the last class who doused the reveille cannon in Popolopen, and the only class who ever marched back! Then the flurry of moving, rejoining our companies, and being awed at meeting our remembered images in the new plebes. Yearling life was dull. But we all joined clubs; we found new challenges in calculus and chemistry, we were proud of the football team. It was good to relax, but not too far. Somehow, finally Christmas came and sophisticated . . . ISDGKNf ? { " sr f ... ' 54 left for home, where Santa Claus filled our stocking instead of the OC. Resignedly, we were overcome by gloom period on our return, but you could drag when it wasn ' t too cold, go to Special Programs, and there seemed to be an exciting Sesquicen- tennial celebration every week. When you were broke, you played poker with medallions. Finally, Spring, the soft hygiene course. Flirty, winding up the score for the halfway mark, watching enviously while ' 52 shined its bars, and then June! We settled back and waited for the summer " make " list. fcl - ' %1 .t i .1 i » . fj HI S. ' - S00 V- lfj» !.J? After a long, duU hibernation as yearlings, we looked forward eagerly to gray shields and bars — for some. Following our first June Week out of captivity we visited Fort Monmouth (all the radio sets in the world in one place) on the first leg of our trek south toward CAMID. Roaming the board- walk in Asbury Park gave some their first glimpse of the ocean. Our first quasi-voluntary hop was at Monmouth— training in social courage — oh, well, the hop managers dragged pro. By usee troop train complete . . . . . . with box lunches we arrived at Fort Belvoir. The goats became cynics but enjoyed driving bulldozers; the hives nodded eagerly at everything and gloated over their tenths. Sailing to Norfolk on the USS Sanborn we learned the dubious coniforts of troop- ship life, or how the Navy packs sardines. Ship-to-shore sack in the Shelton Theater, excursions to Virginia Beach, crawling up and down cargo nets, and fighting off the Middies at the Camid Ball all come back to memory. The big landing was a success. The first wave splashed in, ploughed through the barbed wire, and kept the . . . v ' si t " ' ' ' ' . . . aggressors down while the later waves landed. A drenching rainstorm climaxed the show and made every man a swimmer. Fort Lee was a wel- come return to Army life, replete with juicy steaks served by officers in the cook ' s school, a Wac review espe- cially for us, and pro drags at the hop. Then on to Fort Eustis, home of trains and tugboats. The heat got some of us, but we were getting fat anyway. The biggest moment was boarding the ship which took us all the way up to South Dock and for once the Band hailing our return and the old gray walls meant good news: 28 precious days of leave! vyUR brief return to normality ended all too soon, but the shock of coming back after leave was softened by the Air Force Trip. Half of us went to Eglin Field and the rest to Maxwell. At Eglin we were greeted with " Illegitimus non carborundum. " It was handy during the next two years. That spin in a T-33 made Beast Barracks seem worth- while, and for amusement there was a long weekend in Panama City. Even lectures and radar became more bear- able with the Air Force; we knew then we had lots of pilots in the class. A short hop brought us to Maxwell, more planes. Sac, Tac, and fine chow. We knew the TD had gone . . . ... to pieces when we were awarded a second weekend; Montgomery still evokes some fond memories for some of us. A spectacular aerial firepower demonstration at Eglin concluded the Air Force training, and gave meaning to the long series of static displays, demonstrations, and long bus rides to firing ranges. Burp cup in hand, we wobbled up to Fort Bragg, all spit and polish and a little of that discipline stuff. The 82nd Airborne was out to make an impression, and they did. Despite the loss of a few stomachs, some of us took extra jumps out of the 34 foot tower, and then . . . . . . there was suspended agony to delight the hardier souls. We marched to " chow " and became intrigued with parachute packing. A full regiment jump finished our training, including, among other things, the Class of ' 54 playing combat soldiers by filling out the ' troopers ' squads and following them on a problem against the ag- gressor. Finally, the summer training trips came to an end when we landed again at Stewart Field; the long grind was about to begin. .u a V FORI .HE Mechanics Department con- vinced us they were playing us in a record contest, when, after the first week, ' 54 led the D list, as usual. Electricity classes were completely mysterious at first; in the goat lab sec- tions, the instructors walked in pairs for safety. Social Sciences became a real challenge, and an interesting one. You could get away from it all and go all over the world just by opening your atlas. Off-duty interests were divided between football and the Pres- idential election campaigns. We did all but set up soapboxes on Diagonal Walk; it was good to see an " old grad ' win in November. warn ■mem ' ti i XhE golden day came! Impressed with our new status, we hurried back from graduation to get those black shields on fast. After a few days of recovering from the shock of not being turned out, we grabbed B-4 bags and burp cups, and flew to Wright-Patterson for a final look at the Air Force. Research and Development was fascinating . . . more gadgets than the juice department and those 3.0 secretaries, handing out lemonade to the runners outside each r-conditioned lecture room. Had a nice hop . . . some even dragged pro . . . boodle was great. Dayton was a nice weekend town; oh, why did I ever leave Ohio. ' ' Movies, good golf and swim- ming, and then into a soft Air Force sack. The air show, complete with sonic booms and graceful, bird-like ets, climaxed our training. At this aoint, ' 54 was about 99% behind the stick. T F B Then down to sweltering Fort Knox, We never saw the gold vaults, but who can forget those cross-drive transmissions and cross country char- acteristics? We all got a good eyeful of Armor, and left knowing that despite the dust, tanks were a comforting thing for the Infantry to have along. The chow at Knox was exceptional; and just to keep us in parade trim, we were privileged to march to meals. Back into the maw of the mammoth C-124 ' s, we next flew to Oklahoma, where we were disgorged at Fort S The Artillery School conducted some very fine training. Weather was pleasant, and the change to western scenery made some of us easterners take notice. We lived in Sill ' s stucco version of Bancroft Hall — but the Navy was never like this. Guns, howitzers, " Atomic Annie, " . . . -mimmimmmmm »- l(g K wss . . . fire direction center, all were avail- able, and interesting. Wished Gunga Din had been our S4 at the firepower demonstration — canteens are handy at 1 10°. The citizens of Lawton gave us a Buffalo Barbecue — definitely the best meal of the whole trip. . And then Fort Bliss — sand, AAA, guided missiles, and Juarez. Nike ' s mysteries had rough competition from the Sunday diversions available across the border. The bullfight was all we had imagined, but only one sport among many. We returned with empty wallets and lots of souvenirs. A long flight brought us to Fort Benning — sun, sweat and the squad in the attack. We reviewed again what we thought we already knew about infantry, got blisters on the bleachers, and saw some spectacular demonstrations and prob- lems. A nice hop, some good golf and swimming, and soon we winged . . . ,-;«r ' . . . back to Stewart to go our separate summer ways. Half went on leave — the luckier half stayed on to train for Beast Barracks, Buckner and RTD. Instructor training was like our own Beast Barracks packed into two weeks — amazing what we had forgotten about close order drill and the M-1. The three groups split, and after the lull of the long July 4th weekend, the real test came. The few at Buckner learned the finer points of the instructor ' s art in an advanced MIT course, and made the yearlings toe the line. Junior officer duties were the forte of the RTD group at Forts Jackson and Knox. The chance to participate in a real training pro- gram from the inside out for a change also involved some long hours and hard work. The New Cadet Detail was so busy on 7 July that no one had a chance to reminisce, but settled down to greeting the new class in earnest. Somehow you got them all back from . . , s ... the C-Store and managed to teach the first drill lesson. The march out to Battle Monument at retreat was a satisfying experience, indeed. Every- where the tempo accelerated — PE, drill, lectures, shower formations— all done in the new " quiet " manner. An occasional dip at Delafield felt good, and maybe you even got a weekend. It was much the same everywhere — so busy that only the present mattered— July flew by and we gladly, a little proudly, changed places with the new detail. There was the yen to get home, to travel, go to New York or Texas or Paris — well, just away was enough. The training of recruits, yearlings, and new plebes continued. New field soldiers took shape during August under the hard glance of the new . . . (A 1 . . . drillmasters, and spirit grew, and the Plebe Hike summarized the summer ' s efforts. The lost September rolled in — Labor Day weekend — a new confusion of academics — renewing acquaintances — swapping stories — the grind again, but with a new twist, because each event was for the last of four times. Ring Weekend will be long remembered — our eyes were as shiny as the new gems for long afterward. The football season wasn ' t unusual until that day the team and the Corps caught fire against Duke. 54 ' s first great contribution to the gridiron annals gave us Game of the Year, Defensive Line Play and Indi- vidual Defensive Play of the Year. We were not just inspired against Penn, but really a better team. And then the grand coup ' against Navy — the ca-pture of the goat, capped by the sweet flavor of a bone crushing victory a great year! V .1 w , (fm J ' A-- ' m i flK - feert Trophy . GR ' s and Christmas Leave rushed up, and we sailed into gloom period, books somewhat shoved out of reach by cars, insurance, branch conferences, physicals, wedding plans. The days dwindled down, never fast enough, but winter intermurder, a little skiing, ordering uniforms, long weekend over Washington ' s Birthday, the engineering problem, all filled in the gaps. Finally, 100th Night Show-BENO-gave us a chance to laugh about the four years, the system, the memorable things. Spring Leave was the signal to begin the real anticipation, and sustained us through the stol-m of packing and discarding four years of accumulated junk, the bittersweet taste of the last Spring Drill period, parades, the million lost details. After the Ordnance Trip, you knew June was here— the last rung r vfuvn ... of the ladder. The Week rushed by at 120 per, and every minute meant you were coming closer — the Supper, our last Hop, the Supe ' s reception, a final singing salute from the Glee Club. On 8 June 1954 most were tired, a few sleepy, but to a man, wide awake to walk up for the little white tube that meant so much. Caps in the air, on the dead run back to the area, and the thrill of your first salute — you made it! We ' d never do it over again, but we ' re proud it ' s done — to our class- mates everywhere, Ave, atque vale! .S Ivm mmmi ACTIVITIES EDWARD E. RODERICK DONALD F. PANZER Section Editors WILLIAM W. HARRIS Photo Editor ACTIVITIES The OA ' s waiting on the old pipe fence, Flirtation Walk, the Rock, the Arch, the turnstile The Field House, rosin, flying spikes and cheers. And, softly, " Army Blue " in CuUum Hall, And yellow moonlight on the hills and river. And Delafield at sundown, picnic echoes. Then back again to Grant Hall and the bus — A plebe says Six o ' clock and all is well . . . CLASS OFFICERS Bill Schulz.PR- 1.1 : Davi; Scott, Treasurer Jack Dc-nnis, H.si HONOR COMMITTEE To HELP hold high the ideals of honor and personal integrity in the Corps of Cadets has ever been the privilege of the Honor Committee. The responsibility of the Honor Committee is to see that the spirit of the honor system, founded many years ago, is not altered in any way. In negotiating this purpose the committee works closelv with the Corps, realizing that the Honor Code belongs to every man in gray. These men have the satisfaction of service to West Point ' s hnest institution, her Code of Honor. Ftnr Rou Dwver, Over, Logan, Younir TC, Ch.i Ballantvnc, Dicbold, Poreat, Boose, Ruiius, M. Wiiodward, Liickci ii Ill [s l.trnRl VottOR sJuil WR U.Jor lF H. .Ln TF icUR.u Ho?.ui DL, Cronin |H, Purdue WD, H „,, „ , ( 1-) lohmmlH Huiri |R HoxJWD KlunWE 1 icumoto Gk WaKcrL Kuinh ]. TbnJ Rem HoltJm DN, NL.I-..1M, Milkr IT, Thonn W R Lixhixr ] BliisdJI RJ, Morris JJ, Kronsbun GU , Hjm LH, Weeks RE. POLICY COMMITTEE GENERAL COMMITTEE To the Policy Committee falls the re- sponsibility of formulating and standardiz- ing the Fourth Class System. The biggest part of this committee ' s time is occupied in the writing and publishing of the pamphlet Fourth Class Customs and Traditions . The committee also is concerned with the de- tails of class authorizations, uniforms, and the resale of books. The First Class General Committee was founded in 1952. It is the responsibility of the Committee to assimilate various ideas of the Corps and present them for ap- proval. These cover everything from ad- ministratum of the Hotel Thayer to the handling of our automobiles. Toreson, Desimone, Chairman, Phillips 1, Pn.utt, ReNcre, Morns, Jhn-J K„u Cur ..0 Colh T.d Broun ' R The Public Information Detail coordi- nates with the Tactical Department, the Academic Department, and the extra-cur- ricular activities of the Ct)rps, to furnish information to the Army Public Informa- tion Oliice. The efficient operation of this detail keeps cadets from hiding their achievements from the pet)ple back home. ' irtually every cadet achievement and every important activity in which he par- ticipates is furnished to the Army Home Town News Service. Major Pappas and Bill Gagcr supervise the work of this detail. Hot Scoop The Perfect Hostesses, Mrs. Barth and Mrs. Holland HOP COMMITTEE The 1954 Hop Committee started work |ust after Beast Barracks meeting night after night in Mrs. " B ' s " otiice planning Plehe Christmas. It seemed as though we had hardly started when the first plebe en- tered tile East Gym with his drag for the Hop. Out the other door strolled the Hop managers in fatigues having |ust com- pleted the decorating. It was all a big suc- cess thanks to the parents, sisters, OAO ' s and prospective OAO ' s. At Bucknerwe had Hops every Saturday night, informal Hops Wednesdays all brought to a fitting climax by the colorful Camp Illumination Hop. As Yearlings we could be heard every Monday at Supper, " Who ' s dragging to the Hop Saturday? Stagging. " Next came Camid, the Air Force Trip and Combined Arms Trip. Hops at the different posts; the pained expression or smile we noticed on our classmates ' faces as we introduced them I First Row: Becic SC, Darling SPA, Frailer SS, Percv FJ, Keener RE, Lvkens RL, Scfialk MA, Jennings AL, Kourakos GS. Secm.i R,, McVeigli WM, Ginn LH, McFarlane LC, Barnes WC, Gaston DE, York DJ, Sugg RH, Baugfiman RC I W f ' J w I. i L 1 " HOP SHOTS " to their Blind Drags (or the evening. First Class vear we received at the Hops. Then came the planning of our own Graduation Hop, what band should we have, where could we have the Hop, what was the theme to be. As usual the last decoration was put up seconds before the first couple entered the door. This big night the Hop Managers proudly wore their red sashes for the last time. Good Evening Mister ■R»«. HicksF, ChcshroI.P; L, Ed«,irdsl- ThmlKo ' w B S, Galvin 1, Haas , Bro« n C Sc nIKu L, Hccd ' j, Meado r F, Wilson C, Pat RING AND CREST COMMITTEE Twenty-four cadets, representing every company ot the Corps, form the Ring and Crest Committee. During Fourth class vear these men design the class crest and the " A " pin. Throughout Third and Second class years, they supervise the selection of the manufacturer of the class ring. The high point in the four vears ' work of the committee comes with the traditional and colorful Ring Weekend in September of First class year. When the class rings are presented in Cullum Hall, the committee looks with satisfaction on the c(jmpletion of three years of gratifying work. the Class Crest. I ;k vou — very much, Sii McnioriL-s and Drc " RINGERS " The Long Awaited Mo A Symbol of Friendship In the hands of the Class of ' 54 rhc West oint Debate Council and Forum was molded into a forensic empire. Membership was boosted 50 ' , as 750 cadets desired to arn, think, speak, and be well informed. The council was organized into four sec- tions: debate, forum, speech, and adminis- tration with the sideline activities of SCUSA, the National Tournament and Sun- day Evening Lecture Scries. The debate section taught logic, elo- quence, and skill at refutation. Cash prizes and trips were added rewards for participa- tion. There were fourth class and intra- mural debate tt)urnaments, home debates, and sixteen coveted trips. Debaters trav- elled to the New York, Philadelphia, and Boston areas, while others journeyed as far And furthermore, gent AND FORUM as Miami, New Orleans, and Los Angeles . The forum offered opportunities in tour phases: speakers, seminars, home discus- sions, and trips. The speaker program offered cadets the opportunit)- to infor- mally listen to and question such eminent authorities as General Telford Taylor. At seminars cadets gained an insight into many current problems, and developed the confidence to express their ideas. The most industrious discussers enjoyed trips to the same distant places as the debaters. A new and successful endeavor of the Council was the speech department. This section supplemented debate and forum by offering speech courses, oratorical contests, extemporaneous speech contests, and $400 in prizes. The speech course gave the stu- dent the poise and confidence necessary to speak effectively before an audience. This the cadet could successfully employ in ora- torical and extemporaneous speech con- tests. Fortunately the Council was blessed with many silent members. These typists, poop-sheet artists, and company reps formed the administrative section which handled all the red tape for the entire De- bate Council and Fcirum. Without these silent slaves on the sidelines the Council could never have carried on its extensive activities. Bernard B.iruch. Elder Statesman Admiral Radford, Chairman, jCS The Council opened still broader liori- zt)ns in developing the Sunday Evening Lecture Series. These lectures were held in the Army Theater on Sunday nights. The Series was launched by the legendary Ber- nard Baruch. General Lucius Clay, Chester Btnvles, and Doctor Robert Oppcnheimer continued to enthrall audiences about na- tional security. The hfth annual Student Conference on United States Affairs- SCUSA V- was held at West Point from 2 to 5 December. This conference, sponsored by the Carnegie Foundation, was initiated and adminis- trated by the Council. Cadets and delegates from fifty universities attended plenary sessions where they were addressed by dis- SCUSA Trip planners tinyuishcd speakers, and meetings where thev discussed " The National Security Pt)licv of the United States. " The Council also boasts " the " top de- hate tournament in the country. The Eit;hth National Invitational Debate Tour- nament was held from 21 to 25 April. To this event the thirty-four best debate teams in the country came to West Point tt) compete for the National Champion- ship. The best team deserved that title, for It debated both sides of the question " Re- solved, that the United States should adopt a policy of free trade, " twelve times in three davs. I SPECIAL PROGRAMS The Special Program Committee of 1954 outdid itself this year. With President Per- cey at the wheel, the Committee managed to bring to the Corps some very fine enter- tainment. Their job of holding up morale during the Gloom Period was done in a superior manner. Such programs as the Variety Package with Fran Moore and Harvey Stone, the Don Cossack Chorus, the Toast of West Point with Eileen Bar- ton and Morie Amsterdam, and the annual Dixieland band of Eddie Condon were paraded before us tor our pleasure. The Swedish Gymnastic Team amazed us with stunts performed at the Olympics. The La- fayette College Chorus and Gershwin Con- cert Orchestra on two different occasions gave us music beyond compare. Aurther Treacher amused us, and the plebes heard Earl Spicer, the ballad singer, during their Christmas fallout. But these programs didn ' t just get here by themselves. Orchids must go to the men behind the scenes who helped Percey. Thoreson, Burnett, O ' Mara, Schemmer, Wilcox, all of these made it possible for the Corps to enjov one of the best seasons of Gloom Period entertain- ment. Sitrme,: Schemmer, Percy, Wilcox. Sr.imliiii,: Phciff, Green, Newton. Ltltt(,r,t,ht: Klung, Ham, BiiriiLtt, Suppk us Hini PrcMdtnt; Lt Col. C. E. Gov Lapt W L Cooper Ass ' c OC. DIALECTIC SOCIETY DIALECTIC SOCIETY The Dramatic Society of the Corps of Cadets. So goes the letter head on the stationery of the Dialec- tic Society. Most know that the 100th Nite Show is put on hy the Society, and that those Broadway shows, including ANNIE GET YOUR GUN, were brought to the Corps bv the Society. However, tew have much ot an idea of what gt)es on be- hind these activities. The Dialectic Souetv has a nieiiibership of over two hundred men. Nearly all these men are behiiul the scenes, including stage hands and adminis- trative personnel of various kinds. ' ery few people realize that many ot the present cadet organizations such as the Debate Council and the Howitzer had their be- ginnings within the Society. Although still fostering other cadet activities, this year, the Society concentrated on the pro- duction of the 100th Nite Show this year. The writing of the show started between the barracks at Fort Knox, and it was changed even up ti) the last performance. Be io was unlike any production we had seen here during our stay, and in the eyes THE DIALECTIC SOCIETY of the UNITED STATES CORPS of CADETS proudly presents THE FIFTY-EIGHTH ANNUAL 100th NIGHT SHOW 1 Written by: Sweeney, Barnes, Reed, Pappageor ge, and Ross Music by: Barnes, Orth, Ross, and Drev es DIRECTED BY FRANK SWEENEY FRIDAY SATURDAY, and SUNDAY, MARCH 12, 13 and 14, 1954 WAR DEPARTMENT THEATRE, WEST POINT, NEW YORK Mm. I W 111 I M Just stay loose, jack, talc. Ain ' t no mo ' in dc kitchen. of many, indisputably the best. This show had everything: better-than-Broadway mu- sic, an understandable plot, outstanding choreography, fast action, variety, and effective satire on cadets, their drags, and " The System. " Beno ' s theme exploited the foibles of cadet romance so universally, it had everyone nostalgically recalling his own dragging experiences. The hero was a first classman whose home town girl came East after a long separation. She gave him a BENO when she became interested in a loc Scarbonza ka-beefs Yuu AniLipolis boys should mttt Gen disc jockey. But our hero bounced back fast, snaked his roommate ' s drag on a blind date, and triumphantly reclaimed his A-Pin from the old flame. In the hnale the cadets came riding onto the stage in a Jaguar (early first class privileges), met two well-known representatives of the TD at a bermuda shorts party, and after the A-Pin was replanted on the new girl, " lOO Days ' Til June " rang in our ears. Frank Sweeney, Bill Barnes, and Roy Thorsen furnished excellent writing and direction; and Ed Vallentiny, Dick Ziegler, Stan Choate, and a whole host of ' 54 Hamlets completely entertained us. i 1 ifl K m . F- l J BB ) . ' . ' 1 j Bni t -tjf (91 r . " 1 M A IimB Itt Dress Grev at Half-Mast. ' ' f ' % :o9 TIk CiJu Gk. Club P ir GLEE CLUB V Director-.: Capt- Drcwt Since 1946 when the Glee Club was iir- ganized, it has received nation-wide recog- nition under the capable leadership of Cap- tain Barry Drewes. Well remembered will be their appearance on " KickofF, " a TV show, starting the 1952 football season. On the road, the spirited singing of the Glce Club has entertained the audiences of the Ed Sullivan and Jackie Gleason T ' shows. At West Point they are heard and seen at cadet hops, the Christmas Concert, and the annual June Week Concert. Perhaps best of all remembered is their informal singing around the post before Christmas leave un- der the auspices of Cadet Director, Bill Barnes. On the Ed Sullivan Sho DANCE ORCHESTRA The Dance Orchestra fulfills a dual pur- several hops throughout the season and pose of providing music at hops and enter- then topped this successful year with a tainment for the Area Squad. Eddie Ba- trip to New York City and a gala June varia and his boys furnished the music at Week picnic. D.in i. OrLhc-tra .u tht Hop MATH FORUM Fast Ron. Morris RJ, Anklcm TM, Gritton E V, Alia RF. Stamd Row: Sanchez T, Weisncr J, Frever GJ, Buckle FJ. Thml Rou ' . Kortum MR, Stark CJ, McDerraott MA. j Hataw X v iTlV BIBfi -S M FNRKH FMNAR " R™ ' - Ncu GI, Butkr H, Clarke W, Vollman PD. L II U L I O II d L IVI I 11 n n j ,jji R,„,. Manus P, Lachance M. Scovcl JL, Dennis JD, Thoreson DP. Front Row.- Bentz RH, Haskell V, Plunkett JG, We.lerJN. RIIRIF MflTF f ' " ' Ro " ' - Hov RP, Klein WP, Capt. Brewer, Capt. UUULL IIUILd Dingeman. Secoml Row: Meekison MV, Gordon JH, Syl- vester RD, Bowling FB, Street WB, Cmi AA, Wittereid PF, Sherm.in RM, Titf.inv FB The Mathematics Forum was organized to mve First and Second Classmen the op- portunity to broaden their knowledge of mathematics. The lectures and programs are designed to develop an interest in the more advanced fields of theoretical mathe- matics not covered in regular courses. Sub- jects are presented to the group by cadets, as well as members of the Department of Mathematics. The Seminar is organized to supplement the regular courses in English literature by providing an opportunity for advanced study and discussion. The meetings, headed by Colonel Alspach, are held once each week to discuss the previously assigned reading. As long as there are fourth classmen at West Point, there will be a " Plebe Bible. " Though our staff is the smallest of the three journalistic organizations of the Corps, our work is much the same as the others. Wc write, edit, and publish the history of the Academy which embraces the customs and traditions of the long grey HOWITZER BOARD First Row: Sitrhii : Stoi Browne, Howes, J Flanigan, Wirth.J-rroWRra ' Standing: Galvin, Rude, Bor gatta, Klein, Muns, Fetko. Down in the cellars and high in the dusty garrets of West Point you ' ll hnd these men, pouring over vast piles of old photos and writing at the ledgers long into the nights. These are marked men, who walk in the shadow of a deadline which is always " tomorrow, " and find an outlet for tensit)ns and frustrations at the weekly council-table, where Hal Howes presides over the snarling pack. The work of the Howitzer begins on the first day of Beast Barracks and continues until the wonderful words " Class Dis- missed " echo through the Field House. While the upperclasses kept the records for the first years, the 1954 HowixzER-men started in on the ground floor (sweeping out the office) and worked their way through the four years to the command positions ( " Someone sweep the floor! " X ,x] y - .r .: Anvthing to F EDITORIAL Ic.iviiit; a trail o( tenths aloni; the way. The Howitzer ' s large stall ' is divideJ intii departments, each complete with meiiihers of all four classes. Headed by a hard-hitten, stone-hearted straw boss who is torn between thumbing through dead- lines and saddlesoaping his bull-whip, is the Editorial group. The Business group is under a money-pinching tight-fisted miser who tears his hair at the thought of spend- ing and waste. For this our 58th edition, Roger Browne headed the lirst group, jiin Jarrett the second, and Hal Howes, as Chairman of the Howitzer Board, was mediati)r, trouble shooter, and director of traffic. From the first day the story t)f the class of ' 54 filtered into the Howitzi-r olfice, and the steady flow of photographs, write-ups, cartoons, and business contracts soon forced the staff into the corners of the room as the pile of information grew and grew, until in the last year the 1954 lirsties took a deep breath, gritted their teeth in silent determination, smashed their glasses in the fireplace, and leaped together into the giant mound of records. For ten wild weeks, they ricocheted from wall to wall, writing, cutting, rewriting, arranging lay- out, scu-ching for IxTCcr pliotos, arguiiii;, L.illin tile printer . . . the piil lislier, all advertisers, and the piiblieity men, to tie them mto the general scramble. Tills sort ol thint; went on ant! on until about Nav weekend. Hv that time the staff, the olliee, and all the poopsheets were dissolved into one huge quivering mass, about 40 feet square, from ceiling to floor. Roger fought his way to the surface, palled the rest of the gang out one by one, and held a meeting on top of the heap. " I have an idea, " he bellowed scattering froth. " Let ' s take this whole thing out to the Navy Rally, distill it, and sell the HowrrziiR in bottles for Wilson Cleaner! " Wt qui .ted him down and went back to work. Finally the book began to appear, page by page. As it grew tatter the staff grew thinner. At the meeting of February 4th, the secretary noted in the minutes that Cliff was on his eighth appointment to see the psvchiatrist for an inferiority complex he picked up from hearing so many " NO ' s. " It was also recorded that Gene had received 27 blood transfusions but was still trying to sell more books. And when the Board hearil that one HowiTziiR-man A; kAA 1 f vmm-m fefe A r 4A- •-■ - i ■ ' . - BUSINESS The Young Hop. 115 PHOTOGRAPHY Trying to turn out a final ART Muns and his beginner photographe was Still pro, Jarret promptly and hysteri- cally demanded his resignation. He was tenderly placed in the cell beside Roger, and wt)rk continued under Charlie and Jack. The big day came when all the layouts were shoveled into a truck and dumped in front of the printing plant. At this point, Howes whispered softly, " Remember your Regiment " and slumped to the floor. The Book came back, and the Howitzer Board met to examine it. Tears ran from hollow eyes as they thumbed through the pages. Jarrett pushed his class ring further up on his wrist and said, " Let ' s don ' t give any away. Let ' s keep them all. " Muns nodded to two burly cows who closed in and Jim was led away. The Book hit the news- stand the next morning. Jodv Rode, Chief Senhhlc B Somehow, every other Friday night, the Pointer (oiiicial Corps publication ) seemed to appear on the desk |ust in time to deter us from studying for most of " call to quarters. " We never really stopped to won- der about that Friday night appearance. We |ust thumbed through the pages the Ring issue, the football issue ( " This is Army ' s year " ), theHalloween issue( " Who soaped theSouth Guard Room windows? " ), the Navy issues, etc. But as we were thumbing, reading, chuckling, the boys behind the Pointer were already putting their heads together on the next issue. Chuck Stcrlin?— Managing Ei Chuck Dchclius- Art Editor Jay Massaro — Humor Editor Katenbrink — Layout Editor Jim Burris, eJitor-in-chiet, and Chuck Sterling, man- aging editor, were discussing the general contents of the issue with Stan Harvill, features editor, Jay Massaro, humor editor (Pyrene); Chuck Debelius, art editor; Colby Ross, sports editor. Tiny Tomsen, photo editor; Tom Martin, fiction editor. After a smoky session in the office, assignments were made and deadlines set. On D-Day (deadlines day i the material was piled high on the desk of Lt. Col. Halpin, officer-in-charge, or of Lt. Col. Jacunski, art advisor, for approval. From there the material fell to the hands of Irv Katenbrink, who worked with Dave McKay and Mr. Moore, the publisher, in organizing the pages. Makes, the Pointer go UBLICATION l Then ;i few thus later, ' irl Haas and his cireuhition staff were kept busy, and by supper we were reading another issue. All is not writing, nor editing, nor circu- lating, however. George Kronsbein, advertising man- ager, can vouch for that. So can Ron Morris, business manager; Jack Delamain, sales manager; Louis Ginn, treasurer; Max Janairo, office manager; Bill Winston, personnel manager; and Don Alameda, calendar editor. Their jobs are all essential, all time-consuming. In addi- tion to the magazine, the Pointer staff ' prides itself each year on the publication of the Pointer Calendar, Diicrot Pepys, and the ll ' eekemi Pointer. Chaplains Pulley and Gnpc CADET CHAPEL Sitting on top of the hill, the Cadet Chapel resembles a guardian that has been built for the specific purpose of protecting the men who worship God. Besides actu- ally worshipping there, the cadets also participate in the religious activities that are connected with the church. The best example is the Cadet Choir. Over 200 cadets are members of this chosen group which provides music to beautify the impressive service held each Sunday. In addition to its duties at the Chapel every Sunday, the Choir travels twice a year to assist in the services held at St. Cadet Chapel Acolytes First Row: Ginn, Chapman, Moss, Momberger, Keener. Second Row: Bahin. Bidwell, Dahi, Littlelield, Buttz. Cadet Chapel Ushers Sullivan, Bard, Serbe. Second Row: Zartman, Dahl, Burris. John the Divine ' s and St. Thomas ' Episco- pal Church. The cadet ushers and acolytes who assist in the services are taken from the members of the Corps. The chimes which are heard before the 11:00 service every Sunday and each night at six are plavcd hv cadets also. The Sunday School Department under Fred Quails is operated entirely by cadets. Organized and conducted by the men of all classes who volunteer to do the teaching, the Sunday School here at the Point offers an excellent opportunity for the children of post personnel to learn about Christ. Sunday School Te.ichers Firtr Row. Morris, Quails, Orth. Smnd Row: Klein, Vollman, Ycager, Freyer. ir p)f Fathers Moore aiiJ McCormick and Catholic Acolva-s CATHOLIC CHAPEL u The Catholic Chapel Squad has com- pleted a very successful year with Fathers Moore and McCormick. Wisniewski and Sweeney commendably handled the Aco- lytes, Missal Readers, and the Choir. These cadets all journeyed one Sunday to Saint Patrick ' s Cathedral in New York to assist Cardinal Spellman at high mass. Many en- joyed the discussions in the Rectory as CatholiL ChapJ Cluiir iillliiii well as the cold, early morning walks to daily mass. Our social highlight was the Military Ball at the Hotel Astor, follow- ing the great football victory over Duke. We found peace and heautv, energv and inspiration m the little chapel on the hill. We hope that i n other years, on other hills of battle, we will remember and still be inspired. 1 o 1-111 w liltif-.t fii Atfct uuuu sir, r , |_ li II ' »i 7 m k. ■ I r j ijj JJn. JEWISH CHAPEL The Jewish cadets who attend services in the old chapel are fortunate both for a fine rahhi and choir. Col. Lintner, who organized the squad when he was previously stationed here, is again imparting his inspiration to the many cadets. Music is perhaps the most beautiful facet of the religious ceremony. The Chapel Choir, which sings the entire choral part of the service in Hebrew, is becoming well known. This is revealed by the continual invitations to synagogues throughout this part of the country. As far away as Balti- more and Boston their reputation has spread and they have been warmly wel- comed. 123 LANGUAGE CLUBS RUSSIAN— fm Row, Sitting): Pawowski, Wcbcr, Stan- lev, Teberg, lanni, Hart, Mehserlc, Winkclman. (Stand- ing) ; Parsons Schemmer, Charles, Curtis, Malongnc, Pilet, Matthias JS, Mawhinney, Bathurst, Prockneii, Stcimle. Secot d Row, (Standing): Booras, Calhoun, Stuart. Reese, Panzer, Cantrell. GERMAN— (Sitting) Gnffenhagen, Gross L, Martin, Obendorfer, Richards, Kincaid, Nowack (Standing) Anklam, Wooge, Weafer, Booth, Wood CD, Borgatta, Berko. PORTUGUESE— (Sitting " ; Kolk r, Ke Ovberg, Tomscn, Brant. SPANISH— (Sitting): Bid well, Chacon Frier, Aguilar- Sanchez, Christensen Brvant. (Standing): First Row: Sale Ransome, Clark, Kersh, Serrano, Hal lidav, Egan, Momberger, Grey. (Stand iiig I, SccoriJ Row: Favole, Janairo, Dim ick, Tawts, Wetzel, Grubbs, Carlson Neu, McCloskev. RADIO CLUB The Radio Club is organized for those cadets who are interested in electronics. The club maintains an amateur radio sta- tion, W2KGY, and a workshop to build or repair radios and other electronic equip- ment. The Radio Club gives instruction in Morse Code and radio theory for cadets who wish tt) obtain an amateur license. Each year the club takes educational trips WPAH ' ,in N.ut.i. Fr. to nearby electronics laboratories and com- munications installations. Although not integral members of the Radio Club, the members of the WPAH stalf still like to play with mikes. They give music to the hospital patients and broadcast the sports events played here at the Point so that the patients may keep up with the Army teams. dinudii hdp Arnold. Brown, Purdv jnJ H.ilvogtis bone armor. The Ordnance Club has two primary mis- sions in the Corps. The hrst is to provide Its members with facilities and informa- tion to further their interests and educa- tion in the various fields of ordnance. The seci)nd is to disseminate to the Corps as well as to club members technical information which is of general interest. To accomplish its missions the club offered courses in welding, machine shop, hand loading, range firing of foreign and domestic weapons, and motor repair. Lectures were given covering everything from new cars to land mines. ORDNANCE CLUB ne Encmv Merchandise 126 Corps interest in tlie CCC is increasing. The Art Ckil-i _i ives its members a Our 300 members have at their disposal in ehance to exercise their more aesthetic our hib several new enlar ers and other talents, with equipment guaranteed to modern darkroom equipment. Annually satisfy all, including potential Picassos we sponsor a photo contest and award cash and coniirmed doodlers. Lectures, instruc- prizes in both black and white and color tion, exhibits, and a yearly contest round photograph V. out the year ' s activities. CAMERA CLUB ART CLUB YoiinB Rcnihraiidt-. CHESS CLUB FISHING CLUB Interest and competition are fostered in the Chess Club by lightning chess, fall and spring tournaments, and matches played with other clubs. The spirit t)f competition is augmented hv the annual pyramid com- stren- Followers of Isaac Walton aft uous week with cadet curriculum can re- tire on a weekend leave to the various camp sites on the ous poni ervation. The numer- ds and lakes offer many game hsh petition, where everyone vies for the top to test any angler ' s skill row. MODEL RAILROAD CLUB Although few members of the Corps re- alize it, the Model Railroad Club operates one of the largest layouts in the country. It is 35 ' X ' 80 ' , with twenty locomotives and plenty of rolling stock. The club is active with fifteen man crews working on Saturday nights. The Sunday afternoon time table operation enables the members to pursue their hobby and enjoy working with other cadets. The Model Airplane Club is designed to give cadets the opportunity to continue modeling while at West Point. Besides offering a well equipped workshop, it fea- tures periodic trips to near-by flying loca- tions. Here members are able to put into action the products of many hours of work. Inspired by the active participation and leadership of John Hall, the president, the club has had a good year. MODEL AIRPLANE CLUB 1 GOLF CLUB For the weekend athletes we have golf, handball and skiing. The Golf Club pro vides Its members with an escape from the academic grind for a few hours and an opportunity to en|oy a relaxing game of golf. Expert coaching is available for the inexperienced golfer and both spring and fall ttjurnaments are sponsored for the more experienced players. An intra-corps tournament opened the Handball Club ' s 1953-54 season. After this game matches with various clubs and YMCA ' s, including the National AAU champions. To complete a successful sched- ule Army again sponsored the West Point Invitational Handball Tournament, meet- ing the outstanding schools of the East. The West Point Ski Club provides Cadets, their guests and post personnel with equipment, slopes, two tows, a lodge and instructions in America ' s fastest rising pleasure, sport-skiing. o n E g HANDBALL CLUB Speedsters A La Snow SKI CLUB WATER POLO CLUB A soccer game, a little above but mostly under water, Water Polo appears to drown rather than heighten enthusiasm, but year after year a tew die-hards return. Having held the Eastern Intercollegiate Cham- pionship in 1952 and 1953, the club offers an opportunity tt) cadets to compete with other Eastern colleges. A vigorous sport, requiring good team play, water polo has given many enjoyable hours spent with friends. During the spring the twenty top sailors from the Army Sailing Team compete against the outstanding teams in the East. The highlight of the season is t he inter- service regatta with the Navy, Coast Guard, Merchant Marines, and Army com- peting at West Point. The winner is awarded a beautiful trophy to keep for one year. At Camp Buckner the Sailing Club keeps boats for escorting and voluntary in- struction of the Third Class. SAILING CLUB Hcnrv Hudson s 1 The Flag i. Down PISTOL CLUB The Pistol Cluh IS open to all cadets. During the spring and fall, we shoot large caliber pistols on our outdoor range. Dur- ing the winter, we shoot .22 ' s on the in- door range. Accomplishments last year in- clude going undefeated in intercollegiate competition and wnimng the N.R.A. ' s National Intercollegiate Pistol Cdiaiiipion- ships. The big accomplishment last year however was beating Navy. The Rifle Club was organized in 1951 to perform two functions. As well as provid- ing cadets with the opportunity to shoot for pleasure, a broad competitive program is available to the top marksmen. During the last competitive season, the club wt)n seven out of nine matches. Throughout the fall and spring on free afternoons and weekends, the reports of shotguns may be heard on Flirty. It is not the O.C. destroying the serenit} ' , but onlv the Skeet Club shooting clav pigeons on the skeet range located near the river be- low the Riding Hall. In the spring, ten cadets with the highest averages have the opportunity of shooting against civilian skeet teams. WEIGHT LIFTING CLUB 131 I ' iy TmnBBnru " " St " " " ' tJP L RIFLE CLUB SKEET CLUB 3 cHefT CHEERLEADERS tcim ' TcamiTEAMi ]i MULE RIDERS This was Army ' s year from the very start. Early in September the spirit began to f row with the first spontaneous rally breaking out two weeks before the opening game. The Cheerleaders and Mule Riders became a C orps Squad and the approach ot tootball season saw the birth ot the one and only ' ■Rally Banned. " The spirit of the Corps was building like a snowball on a downhill grade headed straight for Navy. The Rall - Hand grew in size to over sixty connoisseurs ot musical shenanigans; the Mule Riders had Skippy and Hannibal out with Army ' s colors for all the big games; and the Cheerleaders pulled a new stunt out of their hats nearls ' every week to cli- max their activities b) ' kidnapping that smelly beast from Crabtown. We had Navy ' s goat in every way and there was nt) holding back, ( ne of the coaches gave the Corps spirit credit for two touchdowns at each game the Corps attended. Our reward the seaons ' s record and a sunken Navy. BEAT NA ' Y!! RALLY BAND 132 :f ' .-i " ' v-: :- .:-|s ATHLETICS WILLIAM M. McVeigh, III EMERY SCOTT WETZEL, JR. RICHARD D. YOUNGFLESH Section Editors ROBERT W. BADGER Photo Editor ATHLETICS The rallies — waves of cheers from wall to wall, Bright Navy signs — the Big Game coming up. The march to echo drumbeats at the game. And standing for the Long Corps at the end. The struggle for the Banker ' s Trophy Points, And teams preparing in the crowded sinks. Then fighting hard obsessed with victory. But cheering for opponents at the end. X? OJJ J I SOCCER I The 1933 soccer season opened and closed on highnotes, wins. This is nothing unusual for Armv soccer, winning being the habit ot the Slew-Footers. Seven Firsties were on the starting team, adding no small amount of punch. The highlights of the 1953 season were the games with Yale, Penn State, West Chester, Temple, Penn, and naturally Navy. These were the big ones for Army, and the Rabble made themselves felt. Army was tied by Yale in a tough game at New Haven, the only tie of the season. Coach Palonc and Captain Frahc Fn-st R,w. Li I Drugge, Devil sev. Black, Ad.i Wix, Kavanaut Zartman, Eckhardt. Frank, Gar Rou:- Hilt CMgr, 1, Broumas, B. i;, W ' hitnev, an Natta, uch,). Thn iRS, Grant, ' - isaoi 134 The Rahhlc bounLcJ back from this one to smack Pcnn State. Army then hit the bandwagon, knocking over West Chester. This was sweet revenge, for West Chester handed Army its only defeat last year. The game with Temple was one where the score was no indi- cation of the type of game played. It was a tie ball game going into the last few moments, when Temple ran wild and scored several times before the final gun. Red Kavanaugh Rav Garcv jcrrv Van V.ilkcnhcrg Joe Devlin 135 Andre Broumas Ev Driigg. A tough one to lose, but once again Army came back. Subduing Penn in a rough game, the Rabble faced its arch rivals. Navy. Army won this one on a long kick by Ev Drugge late in the game, )ust after the Mids had tied the score. A victory over Navv is always cherished, but this one marked the fourth straight, a record of which to be proud. A great amount t)f credit belongs to Coach Joseph M. Palone. Under his expert guidance, the team was steered to victory. It was a winnin? season in more wa s than one. 136 With the start of the 1953 toothall season, Colonel Blaik had to forget the two-platoon football that he had helped to develop a few years back; and change over to the new one-platoon style. This change was very successfully made thanks to excellent coaching, determined playing, and lots of good a c ' moral support supplied by 2400 extremely enthusiastic kaydets. By defeating Ouke in the inter- collegiate Game of the Year, the Rabble was placed among the top teams in the nation, and the following victories over Penn and Navy assured us a permanent rank of that status . . . m LcrON Lunn and Coath Earl H - IFUHHANUNIV StPT?f I NORTHUtSTERN U OCT I DARTMOUTH OCT 10 t ' DUKt UNIV 01 COLUMRia UNiV 01 TULANE UNIV 01 1 no CAROL ' MA ST ' J ' VY NOV 7 NOV 14 NOV?S ' ' A ' - TT .. v I ,Jpi ' .m ,S?s ' IP 352 Yards rushing 1S3 115 Yards passing 3S 15 Passes attempted 15 9 Passes completed 3 1 Passes intercepted hv 4 2 Number of punts 4 39 Punting average, v.irds 36 4 Fumbles lost 5 81 Yards penalized 35 93+ Uehel running the famous touchdown pi The 1953 Armv foothall team made its debut hefure a small but excited crowd in Michie Stadium against a Rebel team from Stuith Carolina. Furman University produced a scrapp ' bunch of football players, but their team needed more than scrap to measure up to this well-coached, aggressive Army team. Gerry Lodge, an outstanding line backer last year, was a sparkplug at the fullback position in this game as he scored two of Army ' s touchdowns. An up and coming yearling, Pat Ucbel scored two more; while Paul Schweikert and Don Holleder each added one more T.D. ARMY FURMAN 41 rjs 1 Kirk Cockrell ARMY NORTHWESTERN 20 33 16 First downs 16 1S9 Y..rds rushing 129 ISS Y.irds passing 227 24 Passes attempted 22 13 Pa sses complete i 16 1 Passes intercepted b 1 1 6 Number of punts 9 36.7 Punting average, vards 33 4 Fumbles lost 80 Yards penalized 74 Joe Lapchick The Rabble was still a little green when they went to Chicago to face Northwestern. The Kaydets were the hrst to strike when they capitalized on a long quick kick by Freddie Attaya and a fumble by the Wildcats. Jerry Hagan plunged across the goal from the two. Hagan scored the second Armv TD trt)m the one foot line, and he passed to Don Holleder for the third tally. The hoys from Illinois had a passing attack that was |ust a little too much for the Kaydets, the ' . % ' ' » ; -- ' -ft 139 Dartmouth managed to hold the Black Knights scoreless through- out the first half of the game, but they were unable to stand up against the powerful Army team during the sect:)nd half. Pete N ' ann took to the air, completing 12 out of 18 passes, three of which went for touchdowns. Two of these were to sticky-fingered Bob Mischak and one to Don Holledcr. The fourth touchdown was made by Paul Lasley when he intercepted a Dartnn)uth pass and scampered 42 yards for the score. Lcroy Lunn Gerry Lodge ARMY DARTMOUTH 27 First down. 231 Yards ru shing SI 155 Yards passing 43 Passes attL-mptcd ly Passes completed Passes intercepted bv Number of punts 10 39 Punting average, ards 36 Fumbles lost 3 46 Y.irds pen.ihzed 30 Pete Vann takes to the .(J ARMY 14 DUKE 13 ' iiniittiiii " -n-ii ' r -- - Toniim KM hiillins his u av through ARMY DUKE 13 First downs 16 188 Yards rush int. 243 65 Yards passing 102 11 Passes attc-mprcd 23 3 Passes completed 7 1 Passes intercepted hv 7 Number of punts 4 39 Punting average, vards 3S 3 Fumbles lost 2 45 Yards penalized 45 In the game rated as the College toothall Game-of-the-Year, an inspired and powerful Rahhle held the favored Blue Devils of Duke inches away from the goal line and a winning touchdown. Boh Mischak was the hero of the day. He came from fifteen yards behind and terminated a 73 yard run by Duke ' s Bob Smith on the Army seven yard line. Following this shaking run, the Kaydets made their ferocious goal line stand. Other outstanding plavers tor Armv were: Tommy Bell, Freddie Attaya, Pat Uebel, and Ralph Chesnauskas. Bell and Uebel got the two Army touchdowns. The Black Knights were once again among the top teams in the Nation. The Goal Line Express around left end ARMY COLUMBIA 19 First downs 7 270 Yards rushing 46 164 Yards passing 56 18 Passes attempted IS 9 Passes completed 3 1 Passes intereepted hv 4 Number of punt . s 37-3 Punting average, vards 32 7 4 Fumbles lost 4 70 Yards penalized 40 40 7 Rct ' ore a full htiusc, Pete X ' ann once again eiemonstrateel his finesse anel aecuracv. He takeJ the entire Columbia team out of its socks throughout the game. When needed, the power came from fullback Freddie Attava. ' ann passed for two of the touchdowns to his able receivers. Bob Mischak and Lowell Sisson. He then delegated the other four to his running mates, Pat Uebel, Mike Zeigler, and Tommy Bell. Uebel crossed the double stripe twice to make another hne showing in his first vear on the ' arsity. The Long Black Line ARMY TULANE H Hirst Jow.is 11 !70 Yards riislung 133 13S Yards passing 77 24 Passes attempted 6 16 Passes completed 4 1 Passes inttrctpttd h - 1 5 Number of punts « 37 8 Punnng average, vards 40 3 5 Fumbles lost 3 35 Yards penalized 3S With btJth teams gripped with fumblitis, Tulane managed to hold a favored Army team to a scoreless tie. Army ' s penalties eaiiieat crucial times, and the Rabble ' s scoring threats were lost. The heart- breaker was the offsides penalty against Army which cancelled the only T.D. of the day. Bob Mischak saved the day for Army by quenching Tulane ' s only scoring threat when he blocked a fourth period field goal attempt from the Army eight yard line. Hey, Don, turn around down there. wr i ' v i.; ' : S - fa HttPV UU ,_ 9 R- M ' Hj M I RB ' . ij ' MHidSB l(|i B Vf B Birf - 1 d W! j H JM " ' 3Pf 4. ' ' ' 5 m lA KiS H V.jjK K si x k ■ H i jpHMT " v. 1 K ' jjjjy " ARMY N. C. STATE 27 7 21 First douns 5 546 Yards rushing 20 ii: Yards passing 88 11 Passes attempted 12 ' i Passes completed 5 1 Passes intcrccptc-J hv 1 3 Number of punts 10 29 3 Punting average, ards 35-7 4 Fumbles lost 1 15 Yards penalized 91 s Frank Meador It wasn ' t the cold weather that hiuhereel this Rebel team from North Carolina. It was the foxy hall handling of Pete ' ann, the hard running of the Armv Backheld, and the best defensive-offensive line in the eountrv. Armv struck fast bv scoring on the first play from scrimmage lust to let the Wolf pack know what we had in store tor them It was a 59 vard pass from ' ann to Don Holleder. Jerry Lodge bulled his wav over for the next two tallies, and ' ann sneaked across for the final TD. Thev ' re still rolling. Ever trv tackling a Brahma Bull? ARMY PENN 21 14 n 1 lr t downs 12 172 Yards rushing 108 77 Yards passing 160 14 Passes attc-niptcd 27 6 Passes completed 11 2 Passes mtercepted hv 1 6 Numher of punts 3 37 Puntnig average, v ards 32 Fumbles lost 3 24 Yards penalized 10 l)n,g-LX)ng, ' After being tied twice, the last time in the early minutes of the fourth period, the Black Knights turned hack the Quakers in the gathering gloom ot Franklin Field. Alwa -s a thriller, this game was no exception. Army struck from the air and from the ground to prove their mastery. The wizardry of ' ann ' s ball handling and the hard charging ot the rest of the hacks proved too much for the Red and Blue. But what else could have happened? This was Arm ' ' s vear. Jerry Lodg, Vann takes ten; Uebel takes off 171 Y.irds rushing 4 Passes completed 3 Passes intercepted hy 5 Number of pun 2 Fumbles lost 25 Yjrdb penalized Army ' s equivalent to a draft horse, Jerry Lodge Jir Jv v- ARMY Noc " The hov who became a it hue the 111. in who proved he wa NAVY 20 7 ARMY-NAVY 1 WE DID IT! ! ! Yes, this was Army ' s year. The hit; R.ihhle completely overwhelmed the Crew from Crabtown with Pat L ' ehel scoring all three touchdowns. It was a wholehearted and brillianth- executed triumph of an unbeatahle team, the Corps backing the players, that ended the Middies three-year reign of this colorful contest. Maintaining absi)lute control of the entire situation, the Kaydets were never in serious trouble. It was a luting climax for the Eastern Intercollegiate Champions who were ably coached throughout the vear by the College Football Coach-of-the-Year, Earl H. IMaik. Upon chc fricndlv hclds of rroiii e ow: winter, Erickson, Cory (Capc.) Porter, Hcaly, Almon. Back Row.- Sinf Johnson, Wrav, Coach Cartnicll, Cohan, Cordcan, Brown. Froiir Row: Win CROSS COUNTRY The trotters of West Point started the ' 53 season with high hopes, and carried these hopes through a very successful season. Hit hard by graduation last year, Billy Cory, Jim Healy, and Bill Almon more than made up for the loss. Army ' s foot cavalry ran over some of the best in the East, losing only to Providence and Pittsburgh. The Gazelles took second in the Heptagonals proving that they had depth as well as strength. t 1 , " % Co.idi CartmJI and C.ipta n Bil Corv Armv 30 Providence 27 Army 29 ' illanova 30 Armv 24 Dartmouth 33 Armv 25 Manhattan 34 Armv 43 Pittsburgh 16 Armv 23 Syracuse 32 Heptagonals Army second place The Gazelles coming down the hil ri u jj-i-j ' - :its Fint Kow: Sisson. Willj.ini , Hannon (Cipcun), Littlcficld, Weaver. Stcoml Koiv: Suddath, Harbold, Cardillo, Bat Binstein. Third Rmi: Coach Vanatta, Strom, Shain, Sullivan, Gilpin, Stout (Mgr. BASKETBALL J hound taken hv Ar With a new coach this year. Army basketball took a definite up- swing. The newcomer, Mr. Robert Vanatta, came to us as one of the Country ' s most noted young mentors. The Army five lost the opener to Columbia as the Lions capitalized on the Rabble ' s errors. The boys bounced back to two quick victories, though, before going home for Christmas Leave. In the first game of the New Year, a surprisingly strong Williams team nipped the bouncers by 7 close points. The team came back fast to crush Swarthmore. Bill Hannon, the team captain, scored thirty-one ptiints as high man in this rout. The team then went on the road for games with Dartmouth and Amherst. Big Buck Weaver came to life and displayed some fine shooting and re- bounding in these two. Next to feel the Army Axe were the Quakers as Hannon and Mark Binstcin sliarcJ top honors with twenty-five points apiece. The Jaspers from Manhattan then stepped in to cut Arniv ' s winiim!; streak. A scrappy LI. of Mexico team traveled to West Point from South of the Border. As shown by the score, though, thev weren ' t quite scrappy enough. This was the first time that an Army team had ever scored over 100 points in a single game. Hannon also broke his own record by scoring a total of forty-four points in the game. Arm Ami) Arm Arm Army 61 Army 74 Army 57 Army 57 Army 71 Army 69 Army 101 Army 73 Army 71 Army 72 Army 77 Armv 91 Army 79 Army 76 Army 67 Army 82 Army 68 Armv 85 Columbia Ithaca Middleburv Williams Ford ham Swarthmore Dartmouth Amherst Pennsylvania Manhattan U, of Me.vico Hartwick Yale Colgate Syracuse St. Michael ' s Wagner Lehigh N. Y. U. Pittsburgh Rutgers Navv 151 i Jcrrv Gilpin shoots with his The team then dropped two, one each to Yale and Colgate; but they came back strong to defeat a favored Syracuse team. Binstein was high man with twenty-nine points, and Hannon set another academy record by bringing his four year total up to 1,000 points. N.Y.U. nudged out the Army five in a very tight game, but the Rabble once again came back with determination and completed the season undefeated by knocking off Pitt, Rutgers and Navy. Navy was the favored team by everyone except the 2400 Kaydets. With the Field House completely packed, Mark Binstein once again showed his stuff, scoring thirty-five points against the sinking swabbies. Littlefield, Hannon and Weaver added quite a few buckets to bring the season to a verv successful finale. i .■; .: R u L,nihh,, K k.r. Mctvinncv, Hutchcson fCaptain , Fncr. Sam,, Rm: Sidlcr, OlniMc-d, Crum, Gudi N.irjl RoadL-, Nordlic, Mavson. 1 SQUASH Arm 8 Amherst 1 Armv 9 Ford ham Arm 5 Princeton 4 Arm 9 Pennsylvania Arm 5 Yale 4 Arm 4 Harvard 5 Arm 9 Trinity Arm 9 Weslevan Arm 3 Williams 6 Arm 6 Dartmouth 3 Arm 2 Navy 7 An old time member of the undefeated ranks. Squash v ' as forced to take it on the chin this year. A tough Harvard barely clipped the Rabble in a hard fought match. Un- daunted the team came back fighting to finish a highly suc- cessful season. George Olmstead, Dan Hutcheson, and Jim Kyker were the big guns of this fearsome armada that made the best in the East tremble. Coach Nordlie developed the team from scratch as it was hard hit by graduation last year. It was a team well balanced and a pleasure to watch in action. and Capta Bill Fritr George Olmsted Dannv Hutcheson M f ■»r I I SWIMMING 1 Army ' s tankmen, including fourteen returning lettermen, were up against a stiff schedule as they opened the 1954 season. They left the water with an excellent record, losing only to such strong teams as Yale, Harvard and Dartmouth. The team was led all the way by their captain, Pete Witteried who broke two Academy records this year. In the 200 yd Backstroke, his record time was 2:12.1; and in the 150 yd individual medley he cut the standing record down to 1:34.0. The swimmers picked up four straight victories before they were edged out in a close one by Dartmouth 41-43. The following meet was with Yale, and the Eli allowed us onlv one first place which was to Pete Witteried in the backstroke. In the Harvard meet, we got three first places, one each to Bullock, Wood, and Witteried again. IIIPVI « • Vtrnc St.iffcn .ind his winning form F;nf Koic: Akcnbrandt, Bullock, Johnson, Dowell, Wood, Quackenbush, Bovlan. Srcond Row: Poorman, Wintrode, Moore, Ega WittLTicd (Captain), Badger, Fromm, Scott, Baldwin (Ass ' t Coach). Third Kou.- Pilet (Mgr.), Staffen, Welter, Schmidt, juds Roth, Chikalla, Major Fiss fOfficer-in-Chargc , Coach Gordon Chalmers. king that quick breath The team is losing much of its strength this year at Graduation. Among the " Firsties " are Wintrodc and Badger, two top-notch breast stroke men; Egan, Moore, and Fromm, all good sprinters; Dave Scott, an excellent sprint and distance man, and Witteried, who excelled in everything except diving. Bill Egan Army 63 Lafayette 21 Army 73 Manhattan n Army 45 Princeton 39 Army 61} i Pennsylvania 211 Army 41 Dartmouth 43 Army 19 Yale 65 Army 72 Ford ham 12 Army 28 Harvard 56 Army 60 Lehigh 24 Arm - 51 Pittsburgh 33 Army 42 Cornell ' 42 Army 39 Navy 45 BOXING 1 Army 3 ' Armv 4 Army 33-2 City College of New York 2 Marine Corps School 4 Syracuse 4 University of Virginia 4 Maryland 4, Facing the toughest schedule in years the men with the Hat noses punched their way to a highly successful season. With eight return- ing lettermen, one an Eastern Collegiate champion last year, Coach Herhie Kroeten had the talent he needed to put the team in the win column. The main trouble throughout the season was the weakness in the lighter weights. This weakness was to hurt the team when it faced the Eastern champs of last year, Syracuse. Losing such a close meet is tough on anyone, but it did not affect the spirits of Army for long. First Row: Fredricks, Stevenson, Wcinsrcin, Rundle, Ahmann, Maloncv fCaptain), Hicks, Mcndcll, Pozuelo Marin, Merola Suond Row: Kourakos (Mgr.X Coach Kroctcn, Jcnnc, Salamonc, Hansell, Randall, Jezior, Wilson, Johnson, Massev, Pappageorgc Ruhf, Aguilar Sanchez. •SOT The most noticeable characteristic of Army ' s team is i punching. Andy Maloney in the 147 lb. class and heavyweight Frank Hicks have proven this often enough as any of their opponents can well testify. Duke Fredericks grabbed his share of wins as did Ahmann. A tough Quantico Marine team proved to be one of the highlights of the season. Confident of an easy victory, the best the leathernecks could do was win a hard fought tie. The team will be hit unusually hard by graduation, but with the drive shown in its meets, success cannot help but follow. mmii»m Fn- r R,.w WooJm.in c.-. Hotini.ui, WVtzcl. Fik.iris. R.ind.ill. .VUP..k, Bl.i.kuJI ,V,„W R«r Munillo. M.h .rk, Halcv, Tcbbcn, Booth, Kurns. ThtrJ Rr,w. Lochncr ( Mgr ), Kolkcr ( Asst Coach ), Tind.ill, Ward, Lachrop, McCloskt Lodge (Captain Grircr, Nicholion, Coach Bush, Lt. Col. Jacunski (Officcr-in-Chargc- ). Army 15 Springfield Armv 16 Yale Army 12 Army 9 Army 8 Army 27 Army 23 Army 19 Army 18 Army 20 Cornell Penn State Pittsburgh Harvard New York Univ Brown Columbia Syracuse The Army grapplcrs under the fine coaching of Dr. L. O. Appletoi began the season this year by edgmg a powerful Spnngheld tean 15-13. Midway through the meet, the Army team was trailing 3-13 but by a clean sweep of the last four bouts, thanks to Mentillo Ward, Tebben, and Lodge, our boys came out on top. The next meei also proved to be a close one as Yale pressed hard all the way. It was the team captain Jerry Lodge who won the deciding fight by defeat- ing his opponent 6-3. The Rabble then dropped three in a row to Cornell, Penn State, and Pittsburgh, three of the strongest teams in the Nation. I WRESTLING 1 Coach Appltton, Ca I In the Cornell meet, Jerry Loelge once as ain .li.spla -ed his ability bv Jeeisivelv de-feating an opponent who out- veii;iieLl liini by 60 pt)unds. With a quie ' k reversal, the team rushed baLi to out-muck Harvard, N.Y.U., Brown, Columbia, and Syracuse. The outstanding strongmen were Lodge and three " Cows " Fikaris, Ward, and Tebben. ShoNv hini the h.uhts, D.i ThcRcfs viL-wof ancir fall n |ack Lo chncr (Mgr.j mr I GYMNASTICS I Coach Maloncv .mJ Captain Ch Arnn 72 Duke 37 Arm 68 Georgia Tech 28 Arm 61 Pittsburgh 34 Arnn 30 Temple 46 Arnn 73 North Carolina 36 Arnn 371 2 Penn State 38i Arnn 48 Navv 48 The gymnastics team went back to its winning ways this ear. Showing the work! that there are no sectional barriers to Army ' s might , the woulj-be Tarzans clipped three Southerners with ease. A tough Temple team gave the boys a push but fell in the end to the twirling of Army. The credit for the excellent season really belongs to Coach Thomas Maloney. His championship team of 1 )32 had been completely wiped out by graduation and to build a winning team in just two years is an outstanding accomplishment. F,r,r R . JohnscM Carnuu. id, IV ., Coach Tom Maloncv, Charles (Captain), Edwards, Ballantyne, dgc (Mgr.), Ludvvig, iBrunstcin, Glenn, Axup, Worden, Roberts, ki, Captain Blazina (Officer-in-Charge). TA W RoKv Dietz, Souther- Duncan, Loffert, Funkhouser. I Edwards in hnc Led by Captain Charles the team had both the spirit and depth necessary for a winning season .I ' hn Ballantyne, a consistent per- former, led the rope climbers. Jay Edwards was top man on the parallel bars, and Pete Jones was outstanding in the tumbling events. The predominant qualities of the team were its all-round balance, its depth, and its willingness to work hard. No event was a particular weakness, and in events like tumbling, side horse, rope climb, and the parallel bars, a scoring potential was shown three and four men deep. Graduation will cut the hrst line performers but it should not hurt the team too much. Big things are in store fi)r the Apemen. Thev have everything a winning team needs and they know what to do with what they have. Jack A Arm Arm) Arm) Arm Army Arm - Arm) 1328 U. S, Merchant Marine Academy 1256 1361 Equitable Life Assurance Pistol Ciul 1 1004 1350 U. S. Coast Guard Academy 1320 1335 New York Maritime College 1188 1343 M. I. T. 1225 1345 Navv 1333 1365 Roval Military College 1260 Royal Canadian Mounted Police 1307 ru 1 PISTOL The Army pistol team, undefeated and untied in thn-ty-fivc matches, maintained its scarlcss record this year. The team was ably coached to victory over top-notch teams by M Sgt. Joe Benner, winner of the ' 52 Olympics and several time National Champion. The team kept up a steady pace all season as it defeated all three of the service Academies and other outstanding Colleges in the Nation. They still had itchy trigger fingers, so they journeyed to Canada to defeat the Royal Military College, and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police by decisive scores. Firsties John Eckhardt, Larry Willner, and John Poteat, the team captain, were the deadeyes this year. F„,t Rou Eckhardt, Poteat i Captain), Drake. Arnet. Sicoml Row: Adams (Mgr.), Barker, Willncr, F O.tiur TlmdRmi Lt Mitehdl i ■t Orticcr-in-Chargc ), McNair, Mvcrs. Holmes, Vcsslt, Lt. Col, W; dolph Scott k ti?. Sixtun Mison Lang Dillcr, WallvLf Shclur (Captain), Goodwin. j ' f«B Rwc; Maj. Water U)iLh NkDonald, Smith, Rcisc Hahat is PaprOLki, Haas Werner, Vinson (Mgr.) Keeping olJ traditions intact is the rule of the Army Sharpshooters as they eanie through another season unscathed. All t ' pes of records fell as the boys turned back the best teams in the nation. Bob Riese poured in an amazing 293 and Captain John Shelter hit consistently in the 290 ' s. Tom Paprocki, Dick Diller, and Jim Halvatgis gave the team the depth it needed, and it is actually impossible to pick an outstanding shooter. Ably coached bv Ma|or Waterman, Rifle ' s traditions will go on. Armv 1391 Cornell 1332 Arms 1407 Georgetown University 1387 Armv 1440 N ' ermont 1386 Ariin 1421 New York Univ. 1364 Arm 1420 U.S. Coast Guard Academy 1395 Arm 1424 M. I. T. 1411 A run 1436 Maryland 1431 Armv 1420 City College of New York 1364 Armv 1420 Fordham 1400 Armv 1423 Navy 1424 Major Waterman, coatli, and ]oh Shelter, captain. 163 v,;!o:.:v1iPERiOD i| i- jj ■ :■ Th in.i.i-,Hiii;o C.ipt-un , G.irn..iu, LiK Jcrs .V . ;; K , UIk.ii li;r Lli I,: .■ 1 . ,::., l .irr, ..ks, Pro-sncr, Whitncv.Grjham, CoaLh lohnRiLv TinJRm W ilki Sdiick, BouJrciii, Sk-itvold. Around the live returning letter-men, Coaeh Jack Riley, a one time member of the U. S. Olympic hockev team, molded one of the scrap- piest hockev teams in the Nation. The team did not start practicing until the 1st of December, and soon after that date they had the ir first game. Thev dropped this first one to a fast-skating Clarkson team. Undaunted, the pucksters fought back to defeat such teams as the Univ. of New Hampshire, Williams, and Hamilton. The team improved week by week losing only to such notables as Middlebury, St. Lawrence, and R.P.L These defeats only set more deeply into the team the fighting spirit to win, as was shown in the fact that they only lost one out of the last four games. The loss was to Dart- mouth. The wins were over Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and the traditional rivals from Canada, the Royal Military College. Army Army 1 Army 6 Army 4 Army 6 Army Army 6 Army 1 Army 8 Army Army 8 Army 3 Army 3 Army 9 Army 4 Army 2 Army 5 Clarkson Princeton American Inter- national College Amherst Williams St. Lawrence Springfield Yale ' New Hampshire Middlebury M.I.T. Boston University Hamilton Massachusetts Rhode Island Dartmouth Roval Military College 1 Garncau Gary Thomas Army 22 Fordham 5 Armv 15 Cornell 12 Armv 17 Lehigh 10 Armv 10 Pennsylvania 17 Army 15 City College ot New York 12 Armv 18 Harvard 9 Armv 10 Columbia 17 Armv 10 Navv 17 F,n: R.m- Gr.Kc, Schuh, Miller, WiKr.Kr, M.ivrurhcn-, Carr, R,)vc. i o,„J R,n Co.ith M.ir,cl P.ischc Gahhcrt, Ejains, Skidmorc, DougliLTtv, Vollman (Captain ), Blanton, Hinrichs, Irwin, Herman, Thomas WR (Mgr.), Thomas, )E. 1 FENCING Having lost several good men in last year ' s graduating class. Coach Pashe was faced with the problem of building a strong team to meet the rigid schedule of 1954. The team worked hard all Fall developing the skill and endurance needed tor the Winter Season. The practiee paid off as the team, led by captain Phil X ' ollman, collected three straight victories before a setback by Pennsylvania. They then raked in two more wins dropping the sixth meet of the year to a powerful Columbia team. Phil X ' oUman and Corky Gabbert, the top epee men. Bill Grace, leader in the saber event; and Bill Miller, chief of the foils, all turned in consistent ly fine performances throughout the vear. I LACROSSE Coach Touch stone and Captain Pctt Leone Arm) 19 Williams 2 Arm 12 Dartmouth 7 Armv 10 Mt. Washingtt)n 7 Armv 14 RP.I. 6 Armv 13 Yale 6 Armv 8 Johns Hopkins 7 Armv 14 Svracuse 5 Armv 10 Marvland Univ. 8 Armv 7 Princeton 9 Armv 7 Navv 10 Armv 12 Marvland Lacrosse Club 8 Armv, with its traditionally strong team, opened the season by swamping a verv inferior Williams College. The second team to fall beneath the surge of Coach Touchstone ' s well-trained squad was Dartmouth, which gave the boys a little more competition. Pete Leone was the outstanding plaver of the day, while Max Murrell on defense bottled up most of the Dartmouth scoring attempts. The team then traveled to Baltimore to meet the Mount Washington Lacrosse Club, which is composed of former All-Amcricans. This team had a perfect record dating back to 1951, and Army thoroughly messed it up by racking up its third victory of the year. The " Big Black " then proceeded to snap another two-year string of victories by romping over the 1952 National Co-Champions, Rensselaer Polvtechnical Institute. The offense was outstanding in this game as R.P.I, was forced .... First Rou: Vernon. Leone (Captain 54 ' , Sheard, ]ones, Johnson, JE (Captain ' 53 ' , Murrell, Dunauav, Touchstone, Combs. Sicoml Ro Johnson, JRL Manager , Krcigh. Hohhs, RW, Lavender, Cole, Clements, Hugo, Thomas, Dorvland, Merntt (Manager). T W Ro Major McCov (Oflicer-m-Chargc . Pusniger, Storck, Kramer, Auger, MacDonald, Youngflesh, . iken, Mr. Touchstone ( Coach). ik..Tuo lu r. i ' « ... to eat that Co-Championship along with quite a bit of muJ in a rain-soaked game. Yale, an undefeated team, proved to be only a small obstacle as Skip Combs and Pete Leone teamed up to give the Yale goalie a very bad inferiority complex. Johns Hopkins, sporting a string of victories over Army since 1946, was the next victim to feel Armv ' s wrath in a battle which was decided bv . . . ... a goal in the hna! minute ot play. The entire team wt)rkcd like a precision machine in this game to put i)n one of the most outstanding performances ever witnessed on Clinton Field. The Syracuse game, which turned out to he a breather in the schedule, was followed hy a tough one with the University of Maryland. The determined Kaydets pulled this one out of the fire in the last period. After this strong start in which Army had defeated some of the toughest teams in the nation, they lost the last two games of Col- legiate competition to Princeton and Navy. It was a determined Princeton Tiger that visited West Point that day and cut Army ' s winning streak in a game that was close all the way. The big game of the season came as the stickmen made the trip to Crabtown to face a very stubborn Navy team. It was anybody ' s game up to the final minutes of play, when Navy scored the two decisive goals. The bitter pill to swallow was that a victory over either of these last two teams would have meant the Intercollegiate Championship for Army. Captain Pete Leone giving the Maryl.ind Jefcn L .1 li w fei V 170 I -Ul ' a j - _k H.ihb- Dick Youngtlesh oc Peisinger Nevertheless, the power of the Armv team and the shining success of the season cannot be denied. The entire season was marked by stellar team plav and the hard hitting tactics which are svnonymous with Army lacrosse. Take an offense composed of Pete Leone, Skip Combs, ' ic Hugo, Gary Thomas, Dick Hobbs, and Leo Hobbs. Add to that a defense using Joe Peisinger, Ken Kramer, George Stork, and Dick Young- tlesh. Place Jim Kreigh in the goal, coach the entire group by Mr. F. M. Touchstone; and we can ' t help but have one of the top teams in the nation. u hr -f A run 4 Swarthmore Arnn Princeton A run 5 Colgate Arnn 1 Harvard Arm 5 Penn Arin 8 Columbia Arm 2 Yak- Arm 5 Dartmouth Arm 3 Williams Arnn 7 N.Y.U. Arnn Cornell Arnn 9 Rutgers Arnn 3 Navy Arnn 6 Fordham m Fn,r K..V HurJKson, Hlni,i..ul t .i R.m Coach XordliL, Si.h.rt l.iii.ii Nordlic, Gruhbs, Capt. W ' hittington, A big improvement over last year, the racket wielders of Army ended the season with an even split. The boys met the best in the East and always gave them a run for their money, despite the odds. The team was known for its spirit and drive. After hitting their stride with decisive victories over N.Y.U. and Rutgers, they were tripped by a strong Navy team. They culminated the season by out- stroking Fordham in a tight match. Coach Nordlie ' s boys have their eyes on the victorious future. Jm, H,gg: livcincii M Army 7 Kings Point 3 Army 4 C.C.N. Y. 4 Army 4 Ithaca 2 Army 2 Swarthmore 5 Army 5 Manhattan 2 Arm ' 5 Navy 4 Army 1 Rutgers 3 Army Brown Army 2 Cornell 7 Army 6 Columbia 9 Army 4 Princeton 5 Armv 6 Yale 8 Army 2 Harvard 1 Army 4 iViin 3 Army 6 X ' lUanova 6 Army 11 Amherst Arm - 4 N.Y.U. 7 Army 2 Navy 10 I BASEBALL I Army faced the season a little short handed on experience; how- ever they lost but one of the hrst si.x games. Opening with a win over Kings Point, the team rallied with two out in the last innmg to tie CCNY. Playing their best ball of the season, the Big Rabble led by Lecates overcame Ithaca, allowing them but three hits, Swarthmore, taking advantage of Army ' s off day, handed the team its first defeat oi the season. Manhattan was next to feel Army ' s big bat as the Rabble ct)llected eleven hits in one of the better games of the season. Then Army traveled to Crabtown to provide the hrst ma|or sport victorv over Navy this year. Lecates went all the way, allowing only eight hits, while Manus picked up two hits. First Rou Cardillo, Mcador, Lecatcb Cap T m Rau ftcifer, Ordwav, Sham. Rtgni Bob Mischak Bob Mar Coach Amen and Captain Frank LeCates Bob Stewart, Mgi Army gathered one run in the 3th and exploded for four in the 6th which provided the necessary margin of victory. The chance to tromp the New York Giants was rained out as usual, allowing the Pros to keep their hi)pes up for another year. The midseason slump then hit the Black Sluggers and it hit them hard. Rutgers ' hustling ball club tipped the Rabble off balance, and it took them six games to snap out of it. Army finally found themselves against Harvard and won a tight pitchers duel in which the fine pitching of Frank Lecates limited the Big Red to only four hits. The Black Sluggers dropped one to the tough Quakers . . . ]74 ke« 175 l-tl e,un .ui .ilkuibcrg Rav All GOLF Army 7 Swarthmore Army 7 Fordham Army 2 Princeton 5 Army 7 Manhattan Army 2 Cornell 5 Armv 4 Navy 3 Army 3 Colgate 4 Led bv Captain Ray Allen, the Golf Team got off to an excellent start bv shutting i)ut Swarthmore and Fordham. A traditionally strong Princeton squad then handed Coach Browne ' s team its first defeat, with ' an X ' alkcnberg and Allen winning their matches. Bouncing back, the Armv team blanked Manhattan, making the third max in four matches. Against Cornell Muth and Carlson were the only winners. The Navy match brought Army its second con- secutive win and its second victory over the middies in 16 years with Carlson, ' an V ' alkenberg, Turner, and Pirkcy winning. , Cirlson, V.in Valkcnbcrg, Al (Cip:. h. L L J J,.U - The Black, Grey, and Gold Runners started their season with an impressive win over the cindermen ot Boston University. Allowing the Bean-Eaters only one first place in the entire meet, the depth and spirit of Army was obvious even to the most partisan fan. It was a well-balanced team that entered the Penn Relays the following week. The cinderscrapers arrived in Philadelphia with high hopes, how- ever, these hopes were short lived, as Army made no significant showing. This was only an individual meet and no team scores were recorded. Dave Patton and his crazv Go man, go Next on the list was a tough Manhattan club, which annually is the best in the East. Thev prc)ved it that day by downing the troops in a close meet. The superior strength of the New Yorkers in the track events was what carried them. After this setback. Army ' s cindermen quickly recovered and won the remainder of the dual meets. Outpointed only by Yale, Armv left its name well burned on the track in the Heptagonals. Lew Olive ran an excellent mile and the 440 ard relay team tied the meet record of :41.8 set by Princeton in 1938. Naturally the big win of the season was over the Navy, which probably would have had a better day if they would have used rowboats. Bill Purdue ran away with the high hurdle event in a smashing 14.8. The future looks bright tor the Armv runners. ' ■ j Paul Schweikert m im Army 115 Boston Univ. 25 Army 59-.-; Manhattan 80 ' . Army 91 Pcnn State 49 Army 73 2 Navy 57 ' 2 Finr R«w: Born, Sullivan, Fuqua, Lustig, Elfcr, Ptrlow (Captain ■53), Dinges, Ncii, Hardv, Harris, Corprcw, Segal (Manager). SemiJ Row: Lt. Col. Baxter, Klein (Manager), Olive, Bossert, Dav, Singer, Brown (Captain ' 54 ), Smith, Htalv, Bovd, Corv, Thompson (Asst. Coach), Coach CrovvcU. Third Row: Underwood, Hanson, Batchman, Davis, Thomer, Purdue, Bacon, Chance, Hall, Coron. Foiirtk Row: Rankin, Walton, Wrav, Krausc, Herdman, Bard, Volkstadt, Schacffer, Johnson. THE CORPS ll i BENJAMIN F. BRESLAUER MAX R. JANAIRO Section Editors THE CORPS The Plain, where only those who march there know The dips and rolls and how precision comes From constant chatter up and down the line: Butt right, step ofi, and hold it back and cover, And dust that rises on the pivot point Among the rows of flashing bayonets. And marching to the drum and bugle sound, And thinking there ' s the greatest band there is. aw I N j y X. Passing in Review Firn Row: Buttz C V, Toreson LE, Lrnggs LL, Licbcr AC. Snoiui Row Jarrett .]P, Zicglcr RG, Liinn LT, Cronin JH. ••••••• •••••• ••• ••••• • • - Bi wm m Amm ■ ■ •• ••• ••• •••••• • • • • • — — ■ • ••• •••• •••••••••••••• FnstRow. BardJC. i ' mW Ro«v DuvrL IXi, Moore JK, SJiul , W R, O.ilil lil ' . Ci • • • • •••• ••• ••••••••• • ••• • • •• •• • •• • •• f »w Row.- Scott DR. X HEB Bowling FB. n ■- i Ut ™ " 8feLipH F,nt Row- Shain ER. Sn.m Row: Richards CD, Dav Q, TruscotrJJ. FIRST BATTALION STAFF SECOND BATTALION STAFF First Row: Kricgh JA. SeconJ Row: Miller P, Chancellor GW, Young TC. r . THIRD BATTALION STAFF Finr Row: Kourakos GS. Suoml Row: Gcrda 1), Drake MD, Remus MD. 185 Capt. DW Hickey, Cdt. JR Logan D " DAY tor us was 5 July 1950 — and such a day few of us will e er fors ct. Beast Barracks, plehe year and " Big Sam " served only to test our mettle until recognition. We found our redboy to be the yearling ' s best friend. The academic de- partment was the cow ' s real concern. And then -we were hrsties! As we look back, we remember many things that tightened the bonds of friendship in A-1. We remem- ber the thrill of our football heroes in Sis, big Moose, and Rox. We remember Jack and how proud he was to be our compan - commander. And how Big Bill captained the basketball team. We won ' t forget Chuck ' s fnendlv manner or the many laughs Lennie brought us. We remember Tricky and Jim and how the ' championed basket- ball ' s many hard won victories, as well as Tom ' s versatility and P.R. ' s hard work. Budget problems were solved expertly by Bob; we had Frank and Steve ably managing the femmes ' department. Big Lowell almost left us, while Buzy simply stayed cool. Bob dispensed tickets and played bridge as Jim collected and then re-issued cleaning rods. " Babe " studied foreign weapons while Maro practiced lifting them. Jess and Bill matched shutter speeds and George kept " A " squad in shape. Craig was proof that things are big in Texas and Dave had his song. We are leaving, but with us goes the friendship and the personal loyalty that four years have built. A-1 will always bring to mind the people who made it liveable and enjoyable. l.UtCLAi,i -F,urRm bhunER illi.mv| KriuscIE Jenkins PR LirtlchdJ DE GiruooJ Rk Holtam DN )oncs MC Su«ml Rou HartFA. huka TR Lo?an IR Lull CM Tl „J Rnti Moore |C W lIsIi U W Sismmi Lt TorLson LE Foairl R,u i pcncc CH Rass G R .d LFB Grant VF, Egclston RB Hinnon C Bradci [F i.t(.phcnson IR i ' vV v ? V1UR years of liberal education and militarv training have prepared each one of us for a lifetime of service to our countrv. But vc would be remiss if wc failed to ai. knv) vlcd!;e what those (our vears ti icr Ml H-1 have done tor us group have found our lifetime friends, and in doing so we are taking with us the pleasant memory of working hard and playing hard, always as a team. We have made history at the Point in sports on both the corps squad and intramural fields. Some of us excelled at academics, others of us found solace in music, writing, radio, camping, art or photography. Like the two men on the golf course, we have found the world a small one, and we hope our paths cross often Our thoughts will often be of those, wherever thev mav be, who are not with us nt)w. We leave B-1 not unhappily. It has been a means of obtaining everything we looked for at West Point. Maj. CM McQuarric, Cdt. JL B, B-1. 1st CLAii— f rr? RoK B(.ntl..s RM Birtlit FH BuJ IC BUUntNtnIL Cjagcr W ' K Biittz C bugg RH hort 1W Second Rmi:NoTth }M, Lciscr MH Truscott II Bah.n LJ T ,rj Rou ipriu. V | Dorr RE Lapchia ID Fm.thKou BidgcrRW MirthiisN Stcnehjem GN, Phillips WW, S«ircn) Bacon G Purdue P Pirkcr R Not ni putm, hmann ]H M.ii. WO Pcrrv, Cdr CD Beaumont • •• • • ■•-p LACK ' 54 " thcv said, but things were pretty bright in C-l- -Aisie running into JLJ ranks, Marv running tor the AAA, Colpini and his " Pastafazoo " and J.C. ' s dimples. Shad and Kennv were our gridiron greats, ri)ri y our swordsman, (l.C. our rifleman, and Willie our baseball star. Mark- got us our rings and j.E. got us our " pwo dwags. " Dave Thoreson was a handball fiend, " Dune " was ternhc m golf or lacrosse, and Wendell was crazv about weights. Wayne loved Russian, Ted liked English, and Don Panzer liked to write letters. " Krow " was perfectly nicknamed. Bob Ellis griped about supplies and ever ' one |oked about noses. Carl and Doug proved that voung men are smartest, but our beloved D.J. disproved the theory. We had a few casualties along the wav, but we didn ' t become discouraged. Yes, we ' ll remember C-1 long alter we don the Army blue. C-l, Ut CLASS f ;-. Rm: Cooper JC, Piiizer DF, Neu GT, Be.iiiniont CD. Ellis R], Du v re DG, . lbrigtit WE, Riese RC. Snoml Rni: G.ihbert HM, Kramer KR, Krau|alis RP, Yorf; Dl ' ThrJ Rou-: Kirb WD, Giltiert WH, Kortum MR F,v,rr . Rmf: Colpini FP, Moore fE f ' Rati Stark Cj, Mischak R, McDermott MA, Thoreson DP, Cantrell GW, Richards CD, Alsperi er E|, HwiNc; put rhrcc t:ics throutjh the okl O-l ruh-dovvn together, we will ;ilw.i s remain the best (if friends. Each i)f us was famous in his own wa . Hank ' s wild tales and Lou ' s war stories; Hoss and Tawes draggin,? VO; Walt Trode and Quint, the Continentals: " HhKk|aek " Bovd and " SlKk " Iverson in their games of Lhanee, Fred ' s blind drags; Mo ' s Rall - Band, ( her m eonstant mourning. George, the onl - man to be poopsheeted b - the Astor, Tip ' s holes at the Thayer; Ebhy sacked out on the floor; Big Ed and his three no-trump bids; Goodwin, the company goat; ' ince ' s hot-rods; Ralph hazing the waiters, Bill ( Id screaming in his sleep; Onion and his upper plate, Willie Harp growing gills; Ricardo driving six sections- we leave as we entered; fat, dumb, and happy. D-l, Ut CLAbli F,nt R,m Dims Q CoLkrcIl KF, Sthrupp VC, Porter RE, Vinson NE, Pernn GE, Old WD, Bovd WP. Sicoml Rm ' . WintrodeJH, tkioduin RE Piolun.lv C| Grithn R T zn Ran hcrson KO, Harper WB, Ginn LH, Carroll HS. Fourrh Ro« ' . ' Schweigcr FM, Farmer RA, Tippett JR, T.1WCS RH Ekrhi.r L RodcriLk EE Miuhmncv P. C..r: m M::_-. . C - BT 1: • • •• • FOUR times we moved into our corner of Central area, each time under different circumstances and with a different goal. But the conclusion of each year added up to one grand total — graduation for the men who had together successfully seen West Point through its course from the ranks of E-1. We had more than our share in making the big " A " for Army ' 54; there were those who excelled in academics — both ways; those who excelled in ;2Ctivi ties— from hams to hamsters; those who excelled in i thletics — both corps squad and intramurder; everybody had ptitude — even if it was red-boy; and of course fter hours was. In June ' 50 we had seen parts of the country individually; in June ' 54 we had seen parts of the country together, in one capacity or another — those trips will be long remembered, even the short ones to the showers! And after all our work and play was done, we took with us the knowledge and experiences of four years at the rock. E-l, 1st CL. SS— f r ,- Rou Parshall GH. Scott DR, Sicimlc CR, Winkelman . H. Passmore EE. Sirkis AK. Shaw DP, Bonr HC, Thompson BT. Bunevich PC. Hart EP Th,rd Rau. Gomez RM. Porter ]G. Brickwcll UX). Fourr , Rou. . tiller P, Towns DL, Bucklcv FJ, Enckson DH, .Miller JM, Luckev KE, Devlin J. . Hugo VJ, W.lson CE. Leone PN. LB SrconJ Row: Tanner RW. F,fth Rou: Hogan cc DEEP Within us are pcrnianencly cti.hcJ incniDries of those four hectic years we shared in F-1. Who will ever forget such plehc year chissics as " L ' h ho! Combat boots " or " Sav, sir, can I ast a c]uestion? " Our friendships were forged in the heat of plcbe year. Buckncr, Caniid, and every- thing else served to strengthen these bonds. It is diDicult to realize that we are wear- ing the rings and taking week-ends. Now we realize that we have very tew remaining experiences together, and we arc striving to make the most ot them. Wc arrived m July of ' 50 from all parts of the country. V ' c even had a tew foreign cadets trom Texas. We have seen Tacs from all three services. We won the Bankers Trophy for the third time. Our Christmas parties and June Week picnics seem to contrast our forays into Juarez, Asbury Park, and Montgomery, but all share in common the good rimes we had. And so as those of us up at Regiment shine our bars, we regard with varied feeling the fastest slow four years in our lives. C.ipt. Y. Tiuk.i, C.li W I F-1, 1st CLASS— Frnr Ro:i: Mattticws L], I jrson DM, Hcnrv IR, B.irrand K V. Smw.l Rau: Ch.ipm.in BE, Fuller LH, Dfl.im.un F], oodv.ird jH, Jotinson D, McKcnncv VR, Wcikr |, Stroh WH. Sull[v..n HEB, Rand.dl |R. ThrJ Row. Si.ppic.cti VR, Surhcr ], McMillan G V, Turner LC. Fa,M , ' Row: Woogc L|, Bailcv KR, Boc RI, Manus PC, . llr.d EG, an alkcnhurg G, Woodhurv GC, Erickson PG, Ttiaclcurav LB, Maloncv . |. Ij, ' V:Aj ,Kf, Xl!- •ili » » a Capt. jAJohnson, Cdt RE Kc • • • •• THROUGH four, and in some Lascs tive vears we followed the piiopsheet. We shined our brass and learned to like broccoli. We displayed model airplanes when appropriate and later took a burning interest in Bailev Bridges. We became passiveK- lond at guitar music, and when we had nothing better to do, we shined our doorknobs. You might sav we led a routine life, but we had our moments. Like the time someone tied the drill streamer to our guidon. But thev took it back before we knew what it was for. Won the Bankers Trophv once, too, lust to prove we could. Some of us studied, some didn ' t. A certain wise man once said that the value of an education lies not in its possession, but in the struggle to attain it. We of G-1 are surely possessed of great riches. G-i, UtCL i,i-F„ fR„u kncslil HiK ti ix|N Formui RC Epling VY. FiclJs SH, McKjv KE, Keener RE, Youni; TC. ImW R»h, Tvlcr RB, Underwood F, CillaujN LL |ohnson P T !t,l Km Do«nen RE, Maeklin ]D, Stewart KB. Fourth Rrm: Berko EM, Reistrup PH, Martin TP, Schweiiccrt P, itlvcn ML • • • IOOKING back now that it ' s all over, the tour years weren ' t so had alter all. For four Ji years after the hrst sizing tormation when Dann - bent his knees to sta ' with us, we have stuck together in our little corner of South Area. We really had variety — goats and hives muckoids and sackoids, but from plebe " calls " through the last June week there has been one dominant theme: comradeship. Each da ' the hives dragged the goats, kicking and screaming, to class, and each day the goats carried the hives, covered with red chalk, back to barracks. We worked hard all the way, under Ed and Joe and Bob— as underclassmen they couldn ' t hold us down, the spirit really came through First Class year. We started out without a thing in common and finished up the most tightly-knit company in the Corps. And so before we break up, here ' s to all of us — from all ot us. HI KtCL SS-f rifR™ Lcs RE Bo«iingFB klcin W E Lohmui ]H ll.n RF Cutolo HP, Elton RM CUrkc W H osskr RJ. i wW Ro«. Millc CE, Burnett SI, Chancellor G Danford MD, Nelson W D Tl i,J Kou Hunt RL |irratIP Boucher W , GiK in |R McCxrthv A. f ) « RoH-Thoma JO, Flaherty TD. W irth EF BuckhcitWC F,fthKou Storek GH Rogers IC Brcsiauer BF Ho«csH ihebuD Mil HJ Hughes, Cdt. P • • •• FOUR long years ago there was thrown together in I-l the most unusual con- glomeration ot 34 men ever witnessed. Of 34, 20 valiant fighters have survived, including one outstanding 5-year battler who n)ined us during Plebe Christmas. .At the time of our joining " One-eNe " it was the roughest company in the Corps. Its eager first classes kept it that way until ' 54 hit the top. Under a new, understanding tac, " Henry J, " the company during the past year was guided by 20 indifferent young men who were capable of doing |obs with great efficiency. Long will be remembered our tenth-misers: Phil, Moth, Dick, Freddie, Sully, Jocko, Mucko, Krons, and Gimpy. Longer will last the memorv of our tenth-losers: Westy, Sam, Jodie, Wiz, Sal, Howie, Jeromie, Hudc, Al, WiUic Lump-lump, and Maurice. Other outstanding features in- clude two noses, Sam ' s |ovful antics, Krons ' B-4 bag, and Phil ' s hopper. We ' ve fought the 4 vears through with a maximum of happiness and friendship that will never die. I-l Uz CL SS- Fnjt Ron Rude ] , W csCL clt fR. iulln .m CJ, MLPhcrson RM, Frcdricks B. Frar W L MombcrgLr 1 SuonJ Rm Remus MD. Pr.sLOtt H, Brewster PL, Hudachck fW. KronsKin G T nJR,m W isnie«ski 1 Hohbs R , Morns Rfc LcNfcrc fR Holmlund |H F,„„tlRou K.ir«in |M, Sahador RL, Greer HR ' i ' , v ' i -I u ■( r ift . : 11 • • •• E - iARiNKS, lishcrmcn, nuisicians. Army brats. Navy |uniors - that was K-Co ' s quota for Fiftv-Foiir in the fall of 1950. But irraduation day saw a ch)scly-knit i, ' roup emerge to start their careers as ollieers in the Army and Air Force. We struggled through Beast l arraeks and plche year, past the welcomed recognition to the work and plav of Bu.kner, Alter the yearling dead heat we tt)ok Camid in stride and bucked against cow academics. Emerging victorious, we taught plebes, yearlings, and recruits, got the treasured mass of glass and brass, accepted privileges with a smile and with only one thought in mind Graduation. Four vears of sharing the same burdens, fending off the Academic Department, pulling tt)ward a common goal, welded the bonds of friendships that will last throughout our lives. We learned to follow, and then to lead. It was a slow, and at times painful, job. The " Big Picture " wasn ' t too clear at times, and our laments were loud and eloquent. Thrt)ugh it all though, we never stood alone. Someone always managed to crack the |oke that kept the world from being completely dark. Then, one day it was here! Somewhere along the line tour years had slipped by, and we were pounding on our packing boxes to our hearts ' content, touring the countryside in shin -, new cars, and counting the hours. Our paths may never cross again, but " King Company " will always have a place in our memories. Capt. HO Brcnnan, Celt. QC Snyder K-1, 1st CLASS— f;,r R,,u Gritton EW. Seca,,, R„u: D |T. Foiirrh Row. Dilkr R V, McGiiirc WE, Voiini; |G, Marcriim RH, Minturn LB, Emicv VP, Button RE, Lvkcns RL, Allison |K, M.itsiimoto CK, Lim LT, Lacour GA, Morris R), Dennis DL, GafFncv IT. Thn Row. RcVLtc FL. Kciscr EC, Hanson CB, DAura j, Palastra JcrdaJI, Snvdcr QC. LundhL-rg LV, Chacon |L. 195 • • • m Opt WL Cooper, Cdt I Ml k, IT seems t)n!y a short time since we first heard the words " Look proud Mister, you ' re in L-1 now. " The men of ' 54 look back over those years and remember our friends in the classes that went before us and in the classes we are leaving to carrv on the traditions of our tight company. But mostly we will remember the men of our class and the things we did together: the games, the hops, the p-radcs, the skirmishes with Snooper, the tenth machines, the drags, and the everlasting grind. Wc did not do every thing right, but we did everything in a big way. There was always plent ' (.if spirit in our little corner of South Area. That is our past. Now we are looking to the future with the knowledge that the friendships already made will be carried on through lite. L-l, 1st CLASS-f ,f R,m V Minis RH, Lochncr lA, Gihso LE, Tillcv IE, Olmstcad GH, Ihitc WL. Dcvcrc-jLix AL, Arnct |E, Kolk-L-r RR, Martin V|. Hall SN, Havs JE, |F, Dimick DL. Thml Kou: Libv WD, Moss JE, Kincaid JD, ' Borsatta |R, Knnings IF, Drake MD, Eckhardt IC Wagner LC, Stark TA. f, - . Kou Ohr Almon T SeamJRim- Karns IML. AL. Faur ' th Row Sipcs KL, Gilbrcth A FTiiR four Tacs in four vcars, vvc mine to another change in CO ' s. Good Tacs and good years went together and wc had our hll of each. After the rigors of plehe r we were happy to spend ycarlmg summer at Camp Buckner. Yearling year we spent otn- time trying to ev. the md tirsties, and expectant!) ' awaiting the coming of Cdiristmas and Spring Leaves. Let us ignore cow summer and forget that (.amid ever existed. There is but one tiling that can he said ahoLit cow year " Aca- demics. " Finallv uime the vear of vcars. The satisfaction of pinning on those black- shields for the first time, Juarez and the Combined Arms Trip all these have acted upon us and produced the class of ' 54 of M-1, a group like all the others and yet unique we, the graduating class at last. We can truthfully repeat, as we think over these four vears, " I wouldn ' t do it again for a million dollars, but I wouldn ' t give up having done it for any sum. " Capt. AM Haig, Cdt. RB Sale M-1, 1st CLASS— f « Row: Christensen WJ, Stewart RR, Brvant LL, Charles WM, Geigcr DT, Ormsbv MA, Knoff EM, Alameda D, McMartin DA, Second Row: Newnham DF, Thomas JE, Lanskv P, Sale RB, Aguiiar RB. T md Row: Freeman EV, Brant KE, Ransone JM, Benn CH, Ortiz-Lopez .] Fo„rth Row: Kourakos GS, Walker PN, Broumas AG, Thomas VR, Harover SR. f . Row: Curtis JJ, Piunkett JG, Kavanaugh RD, We.lerJN. • •••••••••• • ••• •• • •••••• •••••••••••• • • • • • •• ••• ••••••••• •••••••••• •• ••• Fnst Row: Rtntro RM. SrcoiiJ Rm r Zartman ,|R, Burri ' i JC, Peisinger RJ. F:rst Kou: Mcaaor MF. Stcmd Rou: Dnscoll PC, Blaisdcll RJ, Garncaa PR. FIRST BATTALION STAFF SECOND BATTALION STAFF First Row: Lindsey FS. Sicontl Row: Albro AS, Januleski JP, Attaya FAD. THIRD BATTALION STAFF First Rou: Barnes WC, Sicaini Row: Coron I, Stephen NF, Hicks FD. Capt. JM Wozcncraft, Cdt. SC Beck •• • •••• NiiSTLHD in the southwest corner of Central Area, surrounded by the " flankers " from the First Regiment, dwell the stout legionnaires of A-2. Ever since the end of Beast Barracks when ' 54 joined the company, our supreme runts have been on the upgrade. The end of Plebe Year found us minus a few men, but a class in which there had grown many friendships. On the helds of friendly strife we ' ve contributed two team captains as well as a fine array of athletes who served on the track, boxing, wrestling, swimming, cross country, tennis and rifle teams. Two drill streamers have flown from our guidon, and our record of four Tacs in four years is expected to last for a long time. When the last Long Corps is given and the white caps fly, A-2 ' s men will leave to serve in the various arms of the service, but our memories and friend- ships will not fade with the years. To you who succeed us — Carry on, good luck, and God speed ! a A-2, 1st CLASS— F rj- Rou:- Whitlev JR, Beck SC, Shelter JR, Stout GW, Gnffenhagen RA, Avery CS, Moses EM, Gould JW. Second Row: Slogar JH, Driscoll PC, Jessee WT, Booth H V . ' Thmi Row: Morris JJ, Anderson DR, Lewis DG, Ryan CD. Fom-t j Row: Quails OF, Sanchez TP. Fifth Row: O ' Mara DJ, Creath MG, GheenJW, Richard AV, ShafcrJC, Jones PG, Hutcheson RD. COMPANY B-2, August 1950 to June 1954, and mcmoriL-s which wc will lung re- member. It all started on a bright day in 1950 when thirty-odd seared picbes reported to B-2 for the lirst time We had our share of atadcniic hives and goats, oi Corps Squad athletes and sack hounds, as well as aptitude stars and lesser lights. We saw plebe year with its long-awaited recognition. There was Yearling year with Buckner and its easy academics (we didn ' t think so at the time 1. Next came Cow year with its Camid and Air Force trips and its life and death struggle with the Academic Department. Last came First Class year when we made full use of our week-ends and other privileges. On June 8th we were assembled together for the last time. We sadly bid farewell to the Academy, to the best company, and to one of the finest group of men the Corps has seen in a long time. Maj. FB Gcrvais, Cd, ( I: M.u William B-2, Ut CLASS-f »r R«u K Ur ]H. Millii.in 0 , loots DD, Miller [T Pru.itt RC, |ciiiil DE u«m Ron Gross L, Pusiimcr Rj, LcxlhsIcvEE, Wachowski T|, Hallidn SL, Mcador MF, Hunter H , Gr.ee W P T w.l Rou |ohnson RL Hilt GH, 0 berg W 1, Mehserle H|, Sehalk M . Fomh Row: Me-ntillo LR. Riihf HP Wood CD, MacWilliam CE, O Brien GF Fifr . Rmi Bennett GC, .teigelmin OR Driskii SM nthis RF, Corv ' Bl, Rcslev RD. Maj.JPKincaid.CJt. VK Half WHAT a year! The greatest . . . Ken drove through successfully . . . Sandy wielded the " Big Stick " . . . Marty beat out the Academic Department . . . Dave stayed in his red ho - dreaming of Washington ... a Joy when Jack left the punchy squad . . . Mick maxed sack and dragging . . . Honest Norm sold us new cars . . . Pappy escorted latest tlamef s j to the dance emporium . . . Fos and Jess hazed each other at P-radcs . , . Leon shot pidgeons . . . Lee penned script letters . . . Short guided us to chow . . . Jud went fishing . . . John L couldn ' t decide Armor or In- fantry . . . Jim D. knew it was Air Force and the Dodgers . . . Blais puffed cigars . . . Chick passed out poop to mid-period specoids . . . Morris anchored the pack on Di- agonal Walk . . . Larry clicked a mean Argus . . . Pete played screaming banshee with his harmonica . . . Frank pooped up Infantry files . . Tom bought civilian clothes . . . Roy, Jamie, and Jim " hard-timed " everyone . . Irish played soccer . . . Joe counted B.T.P. ' s . . . Yes, the greatest! C-l. t CLASS- F,t!rRou La.hantc MP StanleN IR, lanni F Hart L Matthias |S Muth R Daughtrv IW Morn KP ScwnJ Rou: Pikr SC. Tcbcrg DT, Ennis RE, Carter )B Thul Kou Eitel )C, CicLhinclli RD PalumboJE, Short RB Samoucc W ' V Dilton IE fomf R«r. Blaisddl R], Kortz LL, Poor TD, Frahcr ||, Martin ]H F,fth Ron Choatc SF, Bicrlun LE Ptppagcorgc JG BlcIlII NH Haff W K i li r,«-iw • • • • WHILE the runts fcudcJ with the- ll:inkers, wc chose to remain ni t)ur corner of North Area in the 25th and 26th divisions of barracks and refer to ourselves as ■■normal people " a term long since questioned hy many of t)ur colleagues. From our first glimpse of life in 0-2 until liraduation Parade, ours was a rigorous but al- ways cheerful plight of trying to outwit the T,l . or the Academic Department; the attempts on the latter, being true to " D " company tradition, we must confess, were constant failures. We tolerably suHered the ordeal of plebe year, radiated the optimism of earling year, spent hour after bewildering hour in either |uue, solids, or lluids, and, at last, ■■popped our thests up ' .ind glowed with pride when ' 54 took the reins. Yes, we worked hard but we had a lot of laughs together, and now as we start on the next leg of our journey through life, wc can truthfully say that wherever we go, so will D-Co. Cipt. BF Boyd, cat., Ill Kll , lx D-2,Ut CLASS- fm RoK Serrano B, MunsL IL Crews CB |ariKs |R Cirroll C V uiston W K Giks |E U .U F Suom Rou Haas E, Darling SPA, Wagner LC, Moore T Tlw.i Kou ecrs W F, klingberg jH, Girne m PR Sloin|H H imhlin R , W rsher Rf Fomth Kou lani.ro MR Niekcr- son VH, Procknal ES, Potter N V , Breeding GL Fifth R«u gii inno EM Massiro |M Reed RT kersh F W Uker SP Norm Put,,,, Boose GD, Klein IR. f «• mk k Capr. MH Brewer, Cdt. CR Li. • • • Wi: called ourselves Sigma-Tu, and we were proud of our club. We had some inrcrmurder champs and we took a few hrsr lines, but E-2 was more than |ust a sharp kaydct compan -. Esprit de Corps ran high here as we turned out tor rallies and turned in with the strains ot " Goodnight Irene " still ringing m our ears. We were blessed with Tacs such as the Crit, and Marty, who ably filled his shoes. We always had more than our share oF names on the " D " list and the Deans list, but the Aca- demic Department couldn ' t keep a good man down too long. . nv relation between drill rolls and the names used to address each other was purel ' coincidental. Lik Snow White ' s Seven Dwarfs, we picked up some monickers such as Pierre, Boone Blackie, Dubious, Sobieski, Sleepy, Sigmund, Pal, Gus-Gus, Horse, and Feature, tha really stuck. Anv time there were none of us in the first class club, it just wasn ' open. We dragged the " Pro " est, went the " D " est, but, Man, we were the " Mostest. ' E-2, Ut CL. SS-F,rst Rm-: Burns JC, Linton CR, Chapman |L, Pere; F| iulik ] , Mologne L , Dehelius C. . Secomi Rou Hilsman W |, Exans ER, Walser LA, Powers PV, Bonham ]L, Weber DL, Higgs JG. fhrJ Rou Stodter Cs, Milder S, Carroll JL, Stout HP, Grubhs BF, i nwJ„n ) Ganahl ] Fourth Row: SicSerman FE, Chesbro JS, Ware FK, Januleski )P, Studt PL Fifth Rmi Behillc OE, Frevcr GJ, Knapp RK, Donnelh EM ir, ry " s .. - I • •• • EVLX ' choui h we have been scarred by our battle with both the Academic and Tactical Departments, we have developed within the company a sense of mutual help and friendship. This friendship has led to our beins; called the fraternity com- pany of the " Lost Fifties. " Our Fraternit - house has echoed the call of ihe barker and croupier. Our kevs have been given to all who like a cood time. Our class parties, both on post and off pt)st, have been extraordinary. The term extraordinary can also be used for our participation in " A " Squad events (not to be confused with Area Squad Intramurals, and even On II Competition. Our one great legacy to those be- hind us, besides the " Road Runner " and " Happy ' alley, " is the ability to change horses twice in the middle of the stream without allowing ourselves to be s-mothered. Capt. RE Dmgc-man, Cdt HH Oru F-2, 1st CLASS— f r Rrav Lauson JE ndreis CR ChindlcrJD Grinder RH Cr«irJ lhro S Onh W SamJRm Briggs JE MihjlT CE SavilleEA, Willner LE, Pace RD. Heed I] Wetzel ES Tl ml Kou Spruill JP Hanev R|, Paprocki TH Driig c HE W ood LR Fomt Rou Emnek HW, Youngflesh RD, Carlson CW, Ho RP Fifr Rou Masuek J, Lindbc FS Bullock RL Garc R HciU TF Ross RC Bennett JC Egan WM y ,r-- ' rv ' ' ' ' - ' . ' s • •• Tni£ " Lost Fifties " section of New North Barracks used to be thought of as the ROTC units attached to the Corps. But with the Class of ' 54 leading the way, G-2 acquired a new name- It vas the compan ' Intermurder rallies in the sinks, the singing and cheering at breakfast, the nois Tactics sections that established us as unique. Beany leading us in the " Short Shout " . , . Skinny Bob hazing Bucky about being skinny . . . Tom ' s chrome dome . . . Joe fanatically boning spirit . . . Hank racing across Diagonal . . . Charlie and his " happy 32 " . . . Pooch and " T ' ree Rivers " . . . Nud, Zig, and B.S. in the wheel houses . . . Oz spouting philosophy . . . Tex ' s ears . . . Buck Jarl and his radio . . . Rooster and his pistols . . . Luc ' s pipe . . . the Toad trying to make deadlines . . . Turk and Sage pooping up the goats . . . Chuck ' s pro drags . . . Rudy ' s gray hair . . . Tank boning academics . . . Bob teaching Sunday School . . . Kitzel ' s color slides . . . Stu ' s opera hours . . . Jav ' s Rubber legs . . John leading us all . . . WE were the G-2 rowdies! Every club had its G-2 complement, usually in key positicins. We had men on all Corps Squads; some of us went to Regi- ment and Brigade. . nv t)rganization that was an organization was sparked by George Two. As ' 54 joins the Long Gray Line, it does so with confidence and pride, secure in the fact that when bigger and better feats are done, Geeco will do them. G-2. Kt CLAbS-fmr K«« WVmiu |. , Cro RH cks RE H rrl DF M r on V| Kirshmr LS. Edwards JT. SccmJ R«w M.ivlxrrv TS, Potest I UGH TIC W ThnlKou VhidzWR Butler H W acker RF, Orr CR, BmwiK R), McVeigh VM. fo ;Y - R», 1 rRG F,ftl K„u PiulouskiE] i.torrs CE, Odom WE. h ' -Jr ! ' J J ' , 4 ' ' :.X J ' ' ' H •• • Atlic outermost reaches of the local civilization there stands a tall, stroni ly con- structed huildins; known affectionately as the " Lost Fifties, " In the outskirts of this edifice live the flankers of the hfties . . . we, the men of H-2. When we hrst moved into our home four years ago, some of us were already friends, and h the enti of our first month together, we were each a part of a solid union, more firmly put together than the steel and stone that made our home. We learned early that the camel caravan made bi-weekl ' trips, and that the shortest distance between two points was Diagonal W.ilk. We learned much more . . . tov in those first months we began to lit ourselves for the career that lay ahead after graduation. And now, as we take the first step in our chosen branch, we look back to those days spent in H-2 ... to the good times and well-spent weekends. Even though those days have ended, the memo- ries will always remain . . . ' ive la Companie. Lt. Col, jBRosi-, Cdt. DK Hr.ullu: H-2, 1st CLASS-Firjt Row: D.ebold ]W . McNair EP, Marcus |E, WcatherhN YD, Sugg LD, GcasUnd RL, HorriLr ]D Sccoml Row Ham LH, H.imptc W, Moore JE, Scovcl IL, Baughman RC. Brodt JH, Luiianski RI n ml Row Adams RL, Bradhiir DK, Paul VV, Johnson jRL, Stuart DB. Fourth Ro, Thomas GP, Renfro RM, Wilson SH, Vigcc OS, VanNatta TF F,fr Rou Attava FAD, Pctciv OS, Knox ]S, Clarke RS ' tJ ' s n 4Q f FROM California to Maine, from Florida to Michigan, we came to 1-2 thirtv-three strong. The years have passed quickly, each one bringing closer tics in comrade- ship. None of us will forget the weekends on summer trips, for we rcalh- " lived it up. " Who of us will forget Camid and the " combat breakfast " that never made the beach; or Eglin and our hrst let ride, or Knox and " cross country mobilit) ' ? " We can look back on the fun we shared in the carefree days at Buckner and our summer trips as part of the good times in our four years, and the jousts with the T.D. and aca- demics as some of the not so good. But the fact that they were all shared together will make us remember them with nostalgia. On graduation, Guy, Hugh, and Her- man, whom we lost in a tragic air crash that brought sadness to our yearling year, will he with us in spirit, and as we leave the Corps to go our various ways their memory will be in our hearts. Throughout our careers, we will always carry the " I-Co " spirit with us. To those who follow we say, " Carry on! " 1-2, 1st CL j5t. Fn,rRou Lasher SA, Cronin IH McClosko E GurnoHL Hill| rjKi W T D.Simonc TE Rou Brown CS Edu irds [B Purd IT XcsvcrD DihlET Tl „J Km, Fromm RE Coroii I PiriiidgLE Gilbous Royals WC, Lodge G Fnolc IG Gru RL ' uru ED Bidxvcll IWW Second | FuntI R w. FlaniganCT, • • • • TvviiNTY-THRiiH Companies and Kappa Dos that ' s been the organization of the Corps since we ' ve been here. The 45th was the only division in which the cry of " let ' s have a party! " got more response than " here comes the Tac! " We reJcfmeJ the Air Force concept of a maximum effort, devastating everv installation from the Atlantic Coast to the banks of the Rio Grande. Juarez saw the climax of our many sorties. Never slaves to regimentation, nevertheless, whether right or wrong, we were always outstanding. Fabulous weekend parties in the Asphalt Jungle were com- monplace, and here at the Point we became ni)ted for our studied nonchalance in achieving our ends. But achieve them we did, and now we are ready to achieve the most important of ' them all Graduation! As we sally forth to meet the crises of this weary, woe-begone world, we are conhdent that each of us shall add to it, in that inimitable Kappa Dos fashion, the same mysterious elixir of liveliness that we gave to West Point. iy m }ii I ' M ' . u- ' ' 1 ¥? Capt. WH Vinson, Cdt. JD Dennis K-2, 1st CLASS— f rr Kow: Hobbs LP, Bcntz RH, Combs OB, LaGronc CW, Bcil KH, McFurianc LC, Kosi clia |A, Cobb FC, Barnes HP. Secomi 1 T.ffanv FB, Abernatliv TJ, Wittcnea PF, Brown TC. Thml Row: Sicibbic LF. Anklam FM, Hauser WL, Bullmgion RJ. fourth Kow: Ncas JM, Ma EA, Gallouav FM, Dennis JD. Ftfth Row: Hasiccll VN, Stephen NF, Pevton CR, Patterson MH, Matfiews SM. Not w Picture: Baldwin WR. Maj. WN Boyles, Cdt. RJ LeCroy • ••• Wi: come from all over the country and our home environments vary over a wide range. We are goats; we are hives; we are Corps squad athletes and intra- murJer enthusiasts; we are wheels and spokes; but we do have one thing in common in L-2, an unquenchable, pull-together spirit. Our company is not a paragon of hard Prussian military efficiency; on the contrary, we attribute our smooth running success to the tinge of indifference that hovers over the 46th, 47th, and 48th divisions. Under the able guidance of " Don Winslow, " ' The CVl, " and ■ ' Buck, " we have come through these four years with our quota of slugs, a few stars (on bathrobes ) and lots of pro dragging. Now it is here. Graduation, and L-2 trades the ties of West Point for the bonds of matrimonv, the burdens of unpaid-for automobiles, the ills ot the k)wlv lieutenant, and freedom. L-2, 1st CLASS— f n Row: Bathurst WDeF, Sterling AC, Soos GC, LcCrov R], Anacrson ]H. Ironside RA, Sagmocn WT, Farrar JH, Lcc RB. Sicond Row; Rhea DM, Honholt BJ, Cassel RJ, Blume MB. Y . f R«w: Griggs LL. Hcalv [F, Hieks FD, Rvan jP, Fom-th Row: White AP, Zerkcl JM, Gaston DE, Rose MW. F,frh Row: Carnahan JW, HinckeJI. ••• ••••• THi, Single- dominant tlnuight in each of us toJ.iy is the meaning of lirother and true friendship whieh was tlie essence of living together in M-2 Our paii - spirit was unique, tor the indivKlual spark in each man lit the tinder, we the hre roaring as mernlv now as when we hrst felt its warmth. In mtramura plaved for M-2 and because of the fun we had. Handshakes at Recognition ti that there is onh ' one compan - like iVI-2, whose men have hearts as hig as bodies. We learned that the hardest thing about living is that it is so daily, a few hives helped the many goats to hurdle academic walls, we lost no one, and pride in graduating with so manv. M-2 parties always held a special charm; and memories, too, follow us on our separate ways. The experience of having lived good men wht) are not mere acquaintances, but true friends, will make M-2 li the near and tar corners ot the earth wherever we meet again. Id us their s our take these with ve in Lt. NA Jankovsky, Cdt. AW Wild M-2, Ist CLASS— f;rj; R«i. O ' Connor D|, Dvcr AP, Robinson HG, Johan.sson CBL, Bcringcr JM, Palmer WT, LrKt AC. Tobm DJ, Koum JN, Cimble RF, Vollmann PD. Second Kou: Bovle RM, Watlington TM, Reese ML, Stark JM. Third Row.- Nowak DE, Moiilton RB, Wild AW, Guidera RJ. Foiinh Row: Mattmuller NA, Gregory DB, Weaver RL, Murphv MP. Fifth Rot.- Judd ED, Kaiser RA, Sweenv HF, Calhoun GB. Sixth Raw: Williams HE, Tomsen WC, Bavaria EC, Barnes WC J : I Underclasses prv: ft T7?ftTft llllillHl i ' l l!lli:i 111 I - SF% ( A-l, UNDHRCLASS-f;r, Rou, John=.un, Grc-c-nc-, Strum. Thuiiia , Pc.iisun, UcLuim, |ohn-.on, nz , liuiluiLh, crhcck. .tW Koa Muntz, Nicholson, Wold, Page, Wilkcr, Schwarzkopf, Herdman, Lewis, Dulk. Thmt Row: Connon, Caldwell, Suddaih, Spires, Horton, Carrawav, Williams, Weinhardt, Williams. Foi rth Row: Linden, Harbold, Rundgren, Esposito, Ernst, Boudreau, Narlow, ' Davis, Smith. Fifth Row: Place, Swenson, Cox, Wilson, Crater, Johnson, DeWitt, McCaffrev, Massar. Sixth Row: Ledbetter, Aller, Wood, Helgtrson, Press, Erb, Bierild, Hamilton, Ahrens. Srnitth Row: McKenzie, KratTr, Howell, Heurtamatte, Kehoe, Rice, Sankey. Eighth Row: Penhallow, Zachgo, Edwards. Not in Picture: Brown, Doremus, Lynn, Martin, Munroe, Harris, Winter. COWS YEARLINGS PLEBES B-l, UNDERCLASS— f « Row: Regnicr, Bossert, Ordway, Follett, Craven, Sechrist, Millar, Pirkev, Andrews, Cosca. Second Row: Hagedorn, Walton, Sutton, Young, Chance, Vann, McCJoskey, Dinwiddle, Barras. Tiird Row: Palmer, Garvey, Sullivan, Lorey, Renshaw, Arnold, Verfurth, Parker, Jezior, Stroope. Fourth Row: McGinn, Chase, Neary, Harris, Hull, Crum, ' Skidmore, Seweil, Scales. Fifth Row: Evans, Dunn, Hickey, Swindler, Farris, Susin, Mullins, Root, Smith, Goodwyn. Sixth Row: Merrick, House, Wilkinson, Butler, Campbell WF, McDonald, Leard, Amacker, McKiUop. Seventh Row: Alsheimer, ' Bryan, Ensign, Howes, Mierze- jewski, Stephenson, Petruno, Nicoll. Eiehth Row: Hvlbert, Sullinger, Daglc, Christenson, Schwehm, ' Shepherd, Fitzgerald, Hug, McClanahan. Not w Picture: Campbell JP, Finley DD. PEPWkiifli f - t - IJ C-1, r l)l:IU l.ASS f n Kw, H.M,,. Miuii Hit (.M , SiiiK, Pi Kuini i. Ncgaard, FIcc-gcr, Murphy, Staud.ihcr, Phllllp Sutmin MXkll ind P .gc UKll Hammond, Sloan, Ceglowski, Nor (.11. HumphrcN . intN Fomth Kmi St Loui ' . Bin Sharkey, Fisch,Nesbitt.f; ' Ro«v Davidson kolb, Cudmor Thompson Mcinik,BUii Sixth RoHv Johnson A, Tener, Bishop, La er Freeman, Nohlcs, Drudik Wood, Hiiii Witmcr, Baughman, Keoski, Szvctecz, Gates, Russell, Coatcs, Chnstcnsen Conlev I I I I), Ml 1 k NkNultN H.id Runhirdt I I ton Staplcton, Sheridan K mnapd NiehoKon, Brown km Tabb, Chase, Keating COWS • YEARLINGS • PLEBES D-l, UNDERCLASS— f»jr R»« Bergen, Zaborow ski, Newton, Prae, Tcbodo, Putlc Gruhbs Gottron, Dienst, Bliss SnonJ Ko Cooper, Shakr. Tennant, Trawick, Miles, Parks, Shaffer, Lathrop, Bell, R ii T ' ' R („omek, Ca enaugh, Bcnish, Wcrbe: Cook, Sehuartz, Rcdiine, Anderson, Hallisti , Thompson Fomth Rou Sloan son. Gale F lr i Run Teale, Powers, Lustig, Liakos, Gooding, Koehler, So w Sm h, nahoust Olsen, Rahe, Woolnough, Hanton S,i„ith Roi, Ewanus Fiurer, Arbuekic, Mead, Glen, John- II. iff StuhRou Les, Dean, Holland, It Hamm, Luek, Parker, W illett J - -d ■ T f 3 f ' f Jt t T T t ! 1 . v j jj Q . i UNDERCLASS- f , son, Strati, Singer, Lcav Blahiit.1, Smith, Clun - us, Hmrichs. NorJIh 1 Mavson, Stvncs, Bonnarcns, Nidcvcr. Fourth Raw I ' .i: Fifth Kaw: Beaumont, Parker, Pfciffer, |ohnstone, Quii , H Neil, O ' Ne.l, Elder. Rose, Bishop, Fox, ' Loetfke. Stv,iuh R„ Hurlhiirt, K.Jo Brut, D.ilkk, I, ' ..,,, K.:, John- Havne, ' ■ 1 ' . i: Udley, ;. .■ , Ninth, Mc- RceJ.Snuth. Martin COWS YEARLINGS PLEBES E F-l, UNDERCLASS— fm Rau. Gilparrick, Rvan, Johnson, Buehwald, Hadh , LeCates, Young, Gunderson, Drummond, Whittaker. Smtid Rou: Kenncbeck, Davis, Luoma, Terrio, Graham, White, Auer, Polly, Becker. Third Row. Sanderson, Hctland, Pearson, Schan- nep, Miller, Stanley, McChristian, Robertson, White, Grinstead. Fourth Kw.- Johnsen, Kamm, Taylor, Gaude, Alexander, Boylan, Hamm, Corderraan ' , McGrath. Fifth Rou:- Phillips, Bacon, Smith, Olson, Pore, Varner, O ' Grady, Leone, Prichard. Sixth Raw: Hurt, Haupt, DeSola, Thompson, Glyphis, Kvne, Scholtes, Eveleth, Stein. Seventh Raw: Winters, Kennedy, Wells, Harmon, Nottingham, B.,rl n , MXonnJI, B.iruuist, Gilbert. ' O Y T y ' t ■ t T -sMa ,.A.. (., I IM ' liil , iiduM,ii vl.a k uiK M,M,. Hiiliiit;J Oou.Ki t.ikl.i W iImuj. Duii.iu .n , Bur i,, , , I I I N.mrs. Thompson, Ma so IMitJi e,lJdln s Oer in Rul. t uiln ] Innl Kau W legend, Firmer, n.l I 1 i Huni.uin, Witiuis Lnid uisr Cl.uk f,w ' AK « 1k in .Sini;laar Burhans, Little, Qu Jckcnbush, Oik will d |,,l,nson F,lrh R,u Codx Crott Lu.dcr-, Kunon Burnci , mith, O Bran, Littk, McSpadcn, Gruhn St r K II NUid M.irrJLi, KaLhum, Sicgcl, M(.C.irth , Rush, R.i mond, Bansano, |argrouski Sauith Row Cross, Stcnil . . Kicl- Ivopf, Chipman, Boko o , Ha«lc , Ta lor, Glcason, Conrad, W isharr EigM ' Rou Sadler, McDonald, White Chnstcnscn, Bone COWS • YEARLINGS • PLEBES HI VUDEKLL Sb—FiMr Rou % heiton Brooks Rudzki Rundle Hov ard Crawford Wheeler Longhottom Graham Jaeohs S.iou ' Ru Dion Hirii Thornquist Gamble Parsons Pratt itriekland Smith MeNnen Thini Rou Bruno Mirtin Burbieh Lin I r 1 - 1, Toun Carnngton Aiken Fomth Rou W ange Ragland kcutmann Roll Lansing DantOb Mitt Mc Chill II i I Miser Langworth Shuff MeDonough Carter Hcnthorne Ncwson Manahan Victorine Gordon J- X - I II lill.r Mechan Snowdcn Pfaff Uzzdl Cooper McGo ern Stvmth Rou Williams Meverholt Holz but, II I I 1 I I i| 1, Dc inecnt MeCrlr Robertson rT y -Iff r y T t T 1 1 " t T t T ' 1 J y J- di - " ' k m ' iM eJ aMjf 1 1, LNDLRLLV b 1 .m K,ui Trobaugh, NkIioK, kluni;, MjIuik, L.mus B iLcr, Strectt, H nri , Pctus Li Jl S ,.ki Da is, Ward, Warner, G.irn, D(.Mari , RobLrts, Robinson, " M.llcr, Pooniun Tlnrd Kou Smor, Jakus, Blcwstcr, McCrcight, Smith, Williamson, Hanson, Speiscr, Johnson, Blothcr. Fourth Row Thompson, Loffcrt, Da , Lew, Rostine, Kem, Sager, Polickoski, Flovd Fifth Row Wcstcott, Caron, Sirkis, Nicolais, S h ester, Chambers, Wittman Walsh, Gauntt, Murphy St th Rou Adcock, Rogers, Chase, Kitchens, Andrews, Wheatlo, HunsKker, McCullum, Appcrson Scierith Rou Stockton Black, Bartktt Duncan, Clark, Kaistr, Perrme, Stout, Christ E,i,hrh Rou Gaspard, Trott, Lo%e|OV, Morchnd Cireeo, MeCill Turnbull, PutLtson, RodriijUL? COWS YEARLINGS PLEBES -f K-l, UNDERCLASS— f;M Row: Napier, Raynal, Smith, Livesay, Hock, Fleming, Torrence, Pcttet, Anderson, Law. Sicond Row: SkafF, McWilliams, Brunstein, Knieriem, Miller, Gransback, Stienman, Guthrie, Hawkins. Third Row: Sharer, Luft, Di Gcnnaro, Stebleton, Freer, De France, Lee GW, Kirchgessner, Funkhouser, Franklin. Fourth Row: Carey, Munson, Salamone, Torry, Lee DC, McCrea, Zimmerman, Crase, Hamel, Ege. Fifth Row: Stewart, Holmquist, Woodmansee, Childs, Sarkiss, Coulter, Serrio, Berry, Marlatt, Williams. Sixth Row: Bennett, Daluga, Radler, Hampton, Arnold, Zabriskie, Golitz, Rietano, Rose, Olivares. Stventh Row: Webb, Bloomfield, Tullington, McCarty, Block, Johns, Hamner, Redd, Diehl, Felber. Eii hth Row: Desimone, Negaard, McDougal, Krapf, Wright. -rm I 1 I M)ll ( I NN k . Lhc.sborouijh, O BiiLH .StoiK,H m L.x. ,u„n, ku, Itiuuri MnaiaiiJ Hamilton. Hisbrouck, Flux J B.uJ in Munscv, Wall, UU, Ebcrt, Hotfman, nkcnbrjndt, GlLrin D n m ti Sisimak, Randall, Christopher, Campis,D c Fifth Rou PouJI Oni ( Mcng, Frccdlandcr St th Rau D -.on, OKcn, Monaco, keiiTuJi H.iLku Contcv, Basse, Burke, Morrill, Murphv, Hall, Mustacchia, Husscr, Mono HcrsuiroLder PuLr-on Miluokx U.rs LiFr.n a, St mour, Minieh T nJ Ruu Loggias, Tueker, Foi ith Rou L nde, Freath , Luther, Thelin, Wuest, ell, Currier, Bow en, Polomis, Seitz, Beasle , Tcdeschi, unnion. Smith, Bro vn, Keefc Stvoith Row COWS YEARLINGS PLEBES M-l, UNDERCLASS— f M Rou Denman, Crandall, Turner, Soper, Brown, Ludwig. itori, Edv%ards, Ikeda, Hornbarger Stcond Row: Dado, Wargowsk , Pruitt, McJo nt, Martin, Haas, Moses D, Secord, MeKinne ThiiJ Rou Keating, LeHardv, Thompson, Easton, Kotellos, Gomon, Maekin, Robertson, Auger, McGre e Fourth Rou Brandel, Hall, Ma rotheris, Rail, O Bnen, Weinstein, Bacr, Tripp, Villanos Fifth Rou Theibert, Home, Flinn, Erwin, Fischer, Paradise, Ra;ala, MeCahan, Morelli, Crain Sixth Row Patterson, Lauton, K le, Gould, Walton, San Andres, Halsev, MacKusiek, MeGowen Stttnth Rou Speetor, Tueker, Ramsey, Smith, Pope, Solomon, Ward, Gross, McCarth Eighth Rou Moses C, House, Moore 1 f I v f Y " i ' T f ¥ " ' I Y ' r 1f V ' If ' ' ' ®»W: «A© I Hipon: Ward, Weinstcin, MaLtiiM I M i Hauck, Whakn, DuBok Oil ! I u Mack Ca ' .s, Shumaa L,i,l tl K„u ihiiiKk W illc COWS • YEARLINGS • PLEBES B-2, UNDERCLASS-f r? Kour Carpenter. Fea in, Poirier, Gliddeii, Steven., C.illev , Cer-itz, McGuire, Deardorff, Davis. Sumui r K m " " Masterson, Waterstrat, Frear, Shimunck, Trcntman, Cardillo, Parker, Straus, MeKeh ev. Thmi Row: Pelosi, Canby, Sidler, Carr, JM Green, Pierce, Ha don, Kcinncth, Wagner, Allaire. Fourth Row: Crandall, Lang, Diez, Frank, Turnipseed, Wien, Pozuelo, Hatch, LS fli Sprague Fif ' ' Rou Armstrong, Hill, Rumsey, Schorr, Martina, Breeding, Daniels, Harris, Nilscn, Schafer. Sixth Row: Olmstcad, Duhhelde, Bulloek, Wheeler, Kovel, Krueger, Goodson, James, Jones. Seventh Row: Campion, Johnson, Heinze, Freeman. Not in Putm, Coats Fosh, Leighton, Olsmith. ■ ni;Hl) 111 liliin} iff {m A :sJ Sti Vvi C-2, UNDERCLASS— f rj K«i Uilpi st, M ( I u i 1 W H Mi Sicomi Rm Lo cIl, Nie cb, W cishi.it Milkr Phillip- Wing Ioiil- Mx.zcx ConriJ Crcighton, FrcLka, Saxton, Holloua , Peck, Kime Fourt Rou Black«cll, Baron, Kni i KiObloe, Roberts Fifrh Rou Southcrland, Hallow a , NcxMnan, Hanford, Ausman, B. I Si th Rou Da , Cameron, Cooke, Tonda, Hanigan, Carroll, Vickcrs, aricur, MuelLr PoLOek, -Vdams, Dodwn, C glcr, Ra , Haskin, bcLan Ei hh Rou Gargan, Magadan. Hakl Hodges, Hargro e L.r Fo , Caldwell, 1 ibidou , Tinsraan, inn, Barrett, Rose ' , Bates, Markham, COWS YEARLINGS PLEBES D-2, UNDERCLASS— f rw Row: Fetko, McCormack, Riggs, Cummins, McCulla, Chura, Michalove, Thorsen, Wilkinson, Fontaine. Srco!ui Rou-: Erminger, Stockctt, Quinn, Monahan, Russell, Woodruff, Jeffries, Meisenheimer, Coyle. Third Row: Heye, Bundren, Werner, Herman, McMahon J, Foss, Sutherland, Lane, Urbach, Schoonmaker. Fourth Row: Kallfelz, Johnson, Higgins, Demers, Patrick, Dowell, Dunn, Ellis, Cutler. Ftfrh Row: Dougherty, Runyan, Barone, Palmieri, Chernault, Wessel, White, Pettibone, Hall, Packer. Sixth Row: MoUicone, Richardson, Hubbart, Buckncr, Varner, Reget, Waters, McMahon T, Chittick. Stventh Rokv Jorgensen, Cooper, Focer, Duckworth, Barbazette, Munger, Karsian, Rav, Tate, Page. Eighth Row: Ruder, Winters. Not in Picture: Stern, Sheehan, Allen. H D-2 iihll s hereon, Euing, T.hlxn Chik.illa, G.illup, Phutf HmsJI ' x.rk L,ris,om 1 Baker, Dew eC Larr, Vallentim, Strauh Fomth Rou kcndUl Lmdcr Gorlin k 7 I K», Do iilJ Ml, IX.iii, Axiip S, ,,.,,, R„u:- Pcni- HilcN Holmes, Dalcski, LmiJi, Russell, Ahcll, Duncan. Goodman. Ilseman, Daven- port Fifth Rou O Connor, Koops, Miller, Gadd, Stein Boumin etnieki Ellington, Roebuek, McDaniel. .J av . Rokv Shaddock, Solberg. MeCo , Bainbridge, Eden, Dolan, MeE o Pearsall, oorhees Siiinth Rou Mastcrson, Toftoy, Reynolds, Allen. No? in Victurt Black, Hoeterkamp, Bulloek, Smith, Chase, Owens COWS YEARLINGS PLEBES F-2, UNDERCLASS -f;w Roic: Dorough, O ' Brien, Gooduin, Wolte, Tagart, Sparks, RumscN, Edwards, Worden, Masson. Second Row: Stein, Lenio, Hilbcrt, Beoddv, Svmonds, Welter, MacDonald, Cummings, Staffen Th„J Row.- Waldeck, Johansen, Binstein, McAniff, Smith, Bowes, Blunt, Bolin, Mitchell, Utz. Foiirrh Rou Gleason, Vetzel, Eliot, Wood, Conklin, Cross, Scholz, Ogren, Laslcy. Fifrh Ron: Holmstrom, Glick, Politis, Martin, Koch, Bntton, Carter, Beimforde, Russell, Lemmon. S,xrh Row: Weaver, Wright, Jordan, Faulkender, White, Manguni, McLaughlin, Pritchard, Houser Sttinth Rou Rogers, Fitzpatrick, Golden, Fletcher, Buck, Mulligan, Murtland, Kvasky, Salter-Mathieson. Not Putund Matuszak, Wi , Grant Rhodes, Head. « S© ' ' " -S ' V T Itl Y f " ' " Ku, Wood UJituil.un BulUiJ 1 ' Tindall, iiioJi;rass, Woods, T«iLh 1 I Mclnnr. F:fth Kou Soucrwini H Rom Roth Smith, kidd, Cortcz, u Girrigin Rin kr Thomson Not :n i , H II 11 1 li I I II W K u L on S| i Hjrncd, BouLii Hi kc Mooring StL| I Eastern ood Gall.. rtlins Grusscr Miiutt iikson, Tribe. V . G-2 COWS • YEARLINGS • PLEBES H-2, UNDERCLASS— f;r« Row: Weaver, Chambers, Grcv, McCarthy, Raymond, Kinzer, Warner, Frost, Clayton, Mcekison. Seconal Row: Bishop, Mcllroy, Vulgas, Dickson, Hagan, Oppel, Pickitt, Booras, Pond. Third Row: Studdard, Fox, Strozier, Waller, Kirk, Bcauchamp, Henry, Grassberger, French, McConnel. Fourth Row: Beyer, Beck, Johnson, Barret, Irwin, McDonald, Pendino, Wynn, Clonts. Fifth Row: Dayharsh, Knudscn, Heath, Ritchcy, Deegan, Schaefer, La Porte, Alexander, Maloney, Ramsden. Sixth Row: Seward, Crouch, Simila, Schumacher, Penrose, Madsen, Rhoades, Quatennens, Kline. Stmith Row: Morthland, Tieber, Pope, Murphy, Weber, Murphy jE, Boivin, Buckner, Melton. Nor in Picture Matteson, Whitney, Lion, Martin, McGuirc, Smyser. H-2 illil ' WililIiTiI d3 s par W ' Y T t f t ' y ' f J v- T t T t T t T ' k, I.iIm KouI Hiniilton [IiimII Hrnu ,t , I l , us, K, ,t ll 1 1 DmmII sJiou Sam,. Raw; -mis CimphLlI, WjiidLar, Dilt-, MiCirth , X.indLii Bo Lh. TAm Ro« ChcMiuisk is Knit Mullcr, Anderson, Uridford, Brown, Ra mond, Skidmori. Fourth Row: Lynch, Sanders, Miller, West, Cod , Richards, Slcatvold, Km Council, Shaud, Wallace, Purdv, GoodvMn, Fadcl, Foster, Robinson, Anderson J, Matthews Si th Row: II I ui, Ncukamm, Higgms, Stokes, Preletz, Williams, Kilishek. Sivtnth Row. Gude, Burt, Ogden, Pastore, Enxing, Liniillion, Murph%, Friend Eii hh Rou Roland, Slancy. COWS • YEARLINGS • PLEBES K-2, UNDERCLASS-f r r RoK Pace, Puton Traut Perkins DonIc Turner OG Turner HB, karam Fhnn, Dold Second Row Pirks Shernim Buinistir Gu Cini Greer, Hall, Hotehkiss, W ilburn Thi.l Ron Millard, Gloek Folden Bra , Greisen, Waters, " 1 II t 1 1 M il W I I r Rii Rinker, Smith, Wood, Goldberg, Baxter, Matthews, Scott, Danck, Hooker Fifth Row I II I- i I I i-N, Hesse, Bodenhamer, Comeau, Quinn, kennett Sixth Rou Graham, Wessel, Wiegner, 111 K I 1 111 insen, Waldenmaicr Stiinth Rou Hildreth, Goodenough, Stevens, Lamb, Bell, Enckson, ■ H II 111 s huler, Ste enson, Cline [JP 1 r- I " M ' .■ 3 ' J w f . - J - Sr.. J f ?? , % ' i i ' ■■ ' :- l fM 1 .-.1u T " - tVM ' JdT - . - J ti. , : JJ r w I T y y I T T V » V » t I : I ni Kc I ss I , , K , n.u.h hi i R™ Fu.r..r, BarkLr, MLNLrn , i-Lhtpp-, M i Van Vondcrcn, Safcrstcin, Qumn, Farris, Ln I Morgan, Schaumbtrg, Rcnb old, L ni.h f Dane Si rh Rw Rawls, Follansbce, O Ncal, 1 Bradlcv.Crako.Jcnis k III ( lit hill lu II tllld S„i tun C.iil I nhim HuntLr DoughLrtx Tl ,ul Km, Mai mi I Pirktr FomthKou l«ard, Ruffn(.r, Pears, n Hogart, Morgan J H, Thomas, Hascll, Gn., H Ri, Lohmann, Hulbcy, Salzman, Hobson Stiinil • i ffld COWS • YEARLINGS • PLEBES M-2, UNDERCLASS— f» Ran Mcndtll, Sullnan, Bosshard, Ro , Enslou, Franklin, Kaanhnnk, Burkhart, Mdntosh, Hol- brook. ' otW Rou BitJinun Schmidt Fiiiiimtoii Biiimmh Dm u HiiehLs Mullan, W iKon, Smith T unt Rou Curl, Linglc, Crites, Dent, Hnll ' f il T I ' " i Mi ' nil Ru Bortolutti, Liska, Hampton, Bowman, W hims, Richards, Nam ' ill i thtrow , Ellcrthorpc, Clanc , Olson, Toole, Fcdjc, ]udson. ii f ' R t I il 1 Foist, Seuddcr, Fishtr Seventh Rou Bo d, Keelcr, Scott, Jenkins I I I I I II I I Hit king. Harp M-2 ■ w " ' .:: , ' i ' ' -- wt« J as i j j5, . . ' g " " t ay s B_ ' _ i Graduates Jn iHrmDnam • - WALTER THOMAS GROW Falls Church, Va. Co ,2.ras,o,u,l LEONARD GEORGE DE VILBISS, C-1 Calif. Con nssKnuil BUT I REMEMBER Each man hnngs to earth Certain influences, Sustaining forces from Our God. What a man says, And what he does. And the way that other men see in him What is in them: These are the things. All that a man brings Comes as a drop falls to a pool, And the tiny ripples of his influence Spread to other men and into time And generations. And the little drop, Raising the level in the pool. Cannot he found. And so men go out To what must be done, Pushed on by what they have forgotten: The quiet word, the nod, The hour of companionship. But I remember. And what has raised the level is not lost. And though it is not necessarv to remember Or to understand, I do, and missing him, it helps. J THOMAS JEROME ABERNATHY WILLIAM FRENCH ACERS ROBERT LEON ADAMS K-2 D-2 H-2 PuLASK-i, Thnn. Con ressioihi! Okla. City, Okla. Sons of Dece.iseJ] ' etei-ai!s Monett, Mo. Congressional Born in Florida, reared m Tennessee, the Cowboy boots and saddle left their mark Bob [oined us in ' 50, bringing with him Senator brought to West Point a consuming on Bill ' s Oklahoma nature, although his his drv humor that has helped pass many a interest in national politics and a passion- guitar was reduced to the size ot a ukulele. drearv dav. His talents with a pistol were ate devt)tion to General Lee, Southern Bill took the surveying course seriously, as good as his pot shots at the Academic folklore, and Giles County. The Academy ' s feeling that his future oil wells must be Board were successful. Always on the go, engineering course has proved to be an placed alongside the Post Golf Course. it was hard to find him during his leisure obstacle to him, but he accepted this with Academics have almost caused him to buy hours. His optimistic outlook will carry a ready smile. a seeing-cye horse for his trips West. him far. Dthat, Council 4-3-2-1; WPAH Srajf 2-7, Vuc-PrcuJim: Pntol Club 2-1: Suiliui, Club 4-}-2: Sp.ninh Club 4-}-2; Pulol Team 7, Mauagir: Pistol Club 4-3-2-1: Portuguese German Club 3; Sergeant 7. Corporal 2. Club 3-2; Sergeant 1. ■ ' — ru K : EDWIN " MIX AGUAN.NO D-2 South Ozone Park, N. Y. Concessional A wrinkleless chin and a subtle sense of humor brought woe to EJ as a plebe, but the Brooklyn Strongboy ' s friendly smile weathered the storm. Academics came easy and left time for frequent trips. Ed ' s ability to take anything in his stride, and his warm sincerity have earned the admiration and respect of all of us. RAMON B. AGUILAR-SAXCHEZ M-1 T.ACHIRA, ' exezl-ela Foreign Cadet Constantly telling about his homeland, Agui set about giving us a course in geography. It was all in fun and can be attributed to his good nature and desire to know and understand. Agui, his loves and riches, we can never forget, nor can we for- get the tine friend we have from South of the Border. JAMES HENRY AHMANN B-1 Louisville, Ky. Senatorial Jim found his way to West Point from Kentucky, and from the start he realized the job before him. Jim was always first to go along with a joke, but one of the last to lose sight of the serious end to which he so successfully guided himself. He is a man with a stubborn diligence that will always bear him out. Gymnastics 4: Camera Club yi; Choir 4-3-2-1; Dtbatt Coun- cil 3-1; French Club 3-2; Handball Club 2-1; Pointer 2-1; Spanish Club 4-3: Sergeant 1. Boxing 3-2-1, Monogram; Soccer 4; Camera Club 4-3-2; Chess Club 4-3-2-1; Catholic Chapel Acolyte 2-1; French Club 3-2; Portuguese Club 3-2; Spanish Club 3-2-J, Vice-Presi- dent, President; Sergeant 1 . Boxing 3-2-1, Monogram; Fishing Club 3-1-1: Pistol Club 4; Ski Club 3-2; Corporal 2; Lieutenant 1. MILTON LAWRENCE AITKEN, JR. G-1 Springfield, Ohio Congnsnoual Milt will long be remembered for his ad- vice, sincerity, and friendship. He came to West Point with an interest in aircraft and small arms, and was normally seen in the company with a submachine gun under his arm. A true sack artist. Milt will never he caught asleep when there is work to be done. DONALD ALAMEDA M-1 San Jose, Calif. Concessional From the hills of San Jose came M-l ' s " Ace " expert in permutations, combina- tions, and probability— an enjoyable pas- time that occupied most of his free mo- ments. No hive, he was always willing to spot a few tenths to the Academic Depart- ment. When June comes, the Army will get a very fine ofhcer. WILLIAM EDWARD ALBRIGHT, JR. C-1 Havertown, Pa. Concessional A year at Tufts College couldn ' t deter " Our Boy " from attaining his boyhood ambition of West Point life. Finding aca- demics no particular difficulty, he looked elsewhere for mental stimulation. Sports and classical music occupy his free time; his favorite repartee is " I go to parades to hear the band. " Onhuiia Club }-2-l: Pistol Chih 3-2-1. ■ Skiit Club 4-3-2-1; Camcm Club 3-2; Howitz.tr 4-3-2-1: PoJ,it,r 3-2-7, CtlimU Stre e.iiit 1. Editor; Kiissian Club 3-2; Sergeant 1. B.ij,k,ll 4-3-2-1, M.,jor - ' A ' , Numirals; Soccer 4; G et Club 4-3-2-1: Potnttr 3-2-1; Corporal 2; Sergeant 1. W c rs - .- ;. j -sis a " P ji hi, mm AMES SCRIBNER ALBRO, JR. F-2 Tucson, Ariz. Conit-essional Any time we wanted to know something we always went to Ames. Being a " star man, " he spent his free time coaching when he was not working out in the gvm. Ames was usually found " draggmg " on weekends and it was a cold day when he did not receive at least two letters. He will always be remembered bv us. WILLIAM LORIMER ALLAN G-2 Westbury, N. Y. Kei iiLir Army It was a long trip from Okinawa to West Point, but tile stop at Stewart eased the trip. After the shock of Beast Barracks, the academic system was nothing. Since he hailed from Long Island, the weeks proved to be only intervals between weekends. After graduation, it is back to the " old outfit. " RAYMOND FREDERICK ALLEN H-1 Rochester, N. Y. Congressional Ray, Chippie, who earned his nickname by his inconceivablv gav spirits after a night of oil burning, arrived at West Point with an undeniable drive to excel on the fairways. A great competitor in all fields, his belief that a job worth doing is worth doing well has made him a detinite asset to his class. Gymnastics 4-], Manager; Soccer J, Monogram: Rt ssiaii CI lib 3, Committee Chairman; Debate Council 2-1; Hop Com- mittee 4-3-2-1; IVetg jt-Liftine, Club 3-2-1, Treasurer, Pres- ident; Pistol Club 2-1; Camera Club 2-1; Corporal 2; Lieu- tenant!. Rifle 3-2-1; Hoifitz.er 4-3: Mathematics Forum 2-1, Presi- dent: Ordnance Club 3: Pistol Club 4-3-2-1: Rifle Club 4-3- 2-1, President: Spanish Club 3-2; Corporal 2: Serjeant 1. Gail 4-3-2-1, Minor ■.•!, " Nary Star, Captain; Golf Club 4-3-2-1: Pistol Club 1; Portuguese Club 3-2; Ski Club 3-2; Corporal 2: Sergeant 1. Il 231 JAMES KENDALL ALLISON ELMER GENE ALLRED WILLIAM JOSEPH ALMON K-1 F-1 L-1 Chapel Hill, Tenn. Congressional Fort Worth, Texas Congressional University City, Mo. Congressional No one knowing Jim will doubt that Elmer came to us after 2 years at Okla- Always humorous in a grim situation lightning is somewhat faster. In his case. homa A cM and promptly proved himself and full of great ambitions. Bill was inter- slowness is a virtue, adding to his preci- as a happy-go-lucky guy. He is always ested in everything from good hillbilly sion and eliiciency. This " volunteer " from read ' to help a buddy. From old Elmer, music to world politics, not to mention a the " X ' olunteer State " has relieved many the pride of Texas, you can learn anything: good loke. A member of the OPA, Bill classmates ot undesirable duties by his that you ' re good for a 3-0 in Fluids to the would spend his leisure moments as a guest readiness to tackle any task. Best of luck, latest tall tale. There will never be a dull speaker on varied subjects. He will be re- Lightnin ' . moment with Elmer around. membered for his ready laugh. Dih iU Cotinul 1; Uodtl Railroad Club 3; Pistol Club 1; Portuguese Club 1; Sergeant 1. Corporal 1: S.rgr. Cross Country 4-i-2-l, Minor " A, " N.ivy Star, Monogram, Numerals: Track 4-3-2-1, Monogram, Numrrals; Catholic Acolytes 2-1: Catholic Choir 4-}: Debate Council h2-l: Pistol Club 2-1: Skeet Club 2-1: Sergeant L EUGENE JOSEPH ALSPERGER C-1 Round Lake, III, Coiii -essioiial " Alsie " came to Woo Poo after two years ot college, and so mav have regarded this place as a " hnishing school. " He never set an - academic records, made the grade, and holds the lasting trieiidship ot many. His ability to cope with situations in a lighthearted way should be a valuable contribution to the service. WARREN JAMES ALVERSON G-2 Mansfield, Ohio Congress! ud Beanie is famous for his little pearls o wisdom such as, " Give a man a sabre and he becomes an expert in the riHe manual. " He was frequently looked upon with awe by his classmates because ot his ability to laugh at reveille. May he be as appreciated in the service as he was at the Academy. DARRELL RAYMOND ANDERSON A-2 Red Wing, Minn. Congressional Andy came to us from the Air Force by way of Stewart Field. He took academics in his stride and managed to excel in the number ot CCQ and guard tours served. He never could understand why details had to be assigned in alphabetical order. You can be sure that he will go tar in whatever he does. Dihatt Council 3-2-1: Gulf Club 3-2-1; Hjndkill Club 3-2: Mathtmatks Forum 2-1: Weight Lifrmf, Club 3-2-1, Sirgiant I. Fencing 4: Fishing Club 3-2.- French Club 2: Ge 3-2: Howitzer 4; Pistol Club 4-L French Club 3: Runian Club 3: Corpor.il 2: Snge.nit 1. JEROME HARTFORD ANDERSON L-2 Br liCKKN RIDGE, MiNN. Senatorial After smirking his way through plebe vear and reaping the henelits thereof, Jerry settled down to a normal upper- chissman ' s life. Never paying much heed to academics or the " system, " he spent most of his time extolling his home state. His ability for making friends will prove of great value to him in the service. CHARLES RUBEN ANDREAS F-2 Hyattsville, Md. Senatorial Charlie came to the Academv from Sulli- van ' s. A graduate of Fourth Coinpanv Beast Barracks, he thought of Plebe Year as an interlude between civilian life and Buckner, Never a hive, but never a goat, he made the grade with little trouble. Cameras were his hobbv, and the dark- room absorbed manv free afternoons. FREi:)ERICK MARTIN ANKLAM K-2 Elmhurst, III. Regular Air Force Fritz came to us through the Air Force Poop School pipeline. He hgures his chances of going to Korea are slim since one " Old Baldy " over there seems to he enough. No matter where he goes, though, he will alwavs be noted for his cheerful- ness and efficiency. We all hope to meet Fritz again and again in the service. Cadet Chape Acolyte 4-3-2-1: Debate Council 4-3-2: German Club 3-2-1: Pistol Club 1: Weight Lifting Club 3-2-1; Sergeant 1, Sailing Club 4-3: Ca Club 2: Sergeant!. Club 3-2-1: Pistol Club 2: Rifl. CaJct Chap,! Ch.nr 4-3-1: Debate Council 4-3-2-1; English Liroaiur, Scmm.n- 1: German Club 3-2-1; Golf Club 2-1; Hauit-cr 4-3: Mathtmarics Forum 2-1; Ordnance Club 1; Weight Lifring Club 2-1: Sergeant 1. ROBERT FELTS ANTHIS B-2 MusKooEE, Okla. SenatdViiil The old adage, " you can take a boy out of the country, but not the country out of the boy, " proved very appropriate to Bob. Determined not to let anything change his quiet and unpretentious Oklahoma ways, nature, perseverance, and ready spirit en- he accepted the system by his own stand- dow him with an ability to overcome ob- ards and generally considered academics stacles with a minimum of effort and a remote to education. maximum of success. WILLIAM THOMAS ARCHER 1-2 Brkthrbn, Mich. Can ressiuiuil From Brethren, in the state of Michigan, Bill brought with him cheerfulness and a singing guitar which lifted the monotony of academics. His religious, down-to-earth JOHN EDWARD ARNET L-1 Ypsilanti, Mich. C« i; yj,i n:l Jack came to West Point from the Mid- west with a determination to make good. While he managed to maintain a middle of the ri)ad policy with the Academic De- partment, he was thrown for a loss bv the Tactical Department. When he was not serving confinements he could be found en- gaged in athletics. Squash • -3, Numerals, Monogram: Tennis 4-}, Numerals; Cadet Chapel Chair 4-}-2-l; Cadet Glee Club 3; French Club Football 4-}-2-l; Hockey 4; Track 4-3-2; Debate Council I Model Airplane Club 4-3-2-1; Corporal 2; Sergeant 1 . 4-3; Pistol Club 1; Sergeant 1 . Putol Club 1; Skeet Club 4-3-2-1 . ' v-.v ; ' 235 FREDDIE ALMN DANIEL ATTAYA H-2 Picayune, Miss. Congressional Fred came to us from the bayou country of Mississippi. His face became well known in the fog rooms, but he was always first section on the gridiron. His humor alwavs kept everyone in stitches. Whether fighting the Academic Department or Navy ' s line, his never-say-dic attitude alwavs carried him to success. Football 4-3-2-1, Major " A " ; Corporal 2; Lteiitmant 1. CYRUS STE ' ENS A ERY Tulsa, Okla. Conff Steve came to the Military Academy from the oil country of Tulsa, Oklahoma. This probably explains the large volumes of miinev the Tac finds in Steve ' s top drawer and various other places. An avid reader and a thinker with a love for earnest discussion, Steve has made the most of his time at West Point. Dfhati Cornell 4-i-2-l: French Club 3-2; Camtr,. Club I; Strgeanr 1. WILLIS GARRETT B.ACON B-1 Brownsville, Texas Cone ressiona " There I was with my guitar at fifty thousand feet over Texas when — " This Texan has endeared himself to the Corps as well as his company. While putting up a resistance to the flow of fluids he soared to new heights in track. An ambitious worker, his sincerity and friendliness as- sure him success. Box„ig 4; Track 4-3-2-1. Major -A.- l umirah. Navy Star: Fishing Club 3-2-1: Forum 2-1: GItc Club 4: Golf Club 3-2-1: Howitzer 1: Corporal 2: Sergeant I. 236 ROBERT WILLIAM BADGER B-1 Washington, D. C. Seiuitorutl LOUIS JOSEPH BAHIN, JR. B-1 College Park, Ga. Homn Mihtciry School KENNETH RECTOR BAILEY F-1 South Willi amsport, Pa. Sinatoruil Boh claims the distinction o more vic- tories over the Tactical Dept. than anyone. With more schemes than can he tested in a four year stay. Boh has utilized thermos jug and extra k)ckcr to thwart the private eyes of the T.D. His great ingenuity is sure to carrv him tar through a successful career. Joe came to West Point from the sunny South with visions of Engineer scarlet and white. However, Plehe academics dis- persed these high hopes. Besides weekends, handball and the sack arc his favorite ac- tivities. After graduation he hopes to he stationed somewhere in the South, far awav from the cold North. Beetle came to us out of the hills of Pennsylvania. A past master of the cue stick, Beetle has always hcen a strong ad- vocator of " Sack for Health. " Never hothered hv academics, this lad will proh- ahly go on to advanced study m his pet suhject, Portuguese. Beetle will step into the Armv with his own stride. Swimming 4-3-2-!, Major " A, " Navy Star: Howitzer 4-i- 2-1; Water Polo Chh 4-3-2; fishing Club 3-2-1; Ptstol Club 3-2-1; Camera Club 3-2-1; Sailing Club 1; Sergeant 1. Cadet Chapel Acoh ' tc 4-3-1-1: Camera Club 3-2-1: Dam, Orchestra 2-1; German Club 3-2; Hamtball Club 3-2-1: P,s tol Club 1; Skeet Club 2-1; Sergeant 1. Catholic Acohte 2-1: Dialectic Society 2; Howitzer 4-3-2-1; Portuguese Club 3-2; Corporal 2: Lieutenant 1. WILLIAM ROBERT BALDWIN K-2 Bloomfield, N. J. Arwr Baldy was in the Military Police bctorc cntering the Acadcmi,-. His BloomlielJ home is occupied almost as much as is his little screen room here, because of his frc- ips W, •e often wondered who he knows to get away so often. A talent tc chatter that makes the long hours flow h will he his asset wherever he is. JOHN LAWSON BALLANTYNE, III B-1 El Paso, Texas Coiitj-essioiial Johnny came from the sand dunes of Texas armed with a good mind; a lop- sided grin; and believe it or not, a serious nature. Always in the top of his class, Johnny helped many of his less-bright classmates over the hurdles of academics. We, who know him, will never forget his good nature, or his accordion. JOHN CHAPMAN BARD B-1 Olivet, Mich. Congressional No-Holds ' good humor ciimhincd with his being a star man and a mainstay on the track team brought him recognition throughout the Corps. Coming to us with a strong desire to learn, he took only his fair share of all that was available to pre- pare himself for a career which is destined to be successful. Swimm„ig 4-}-2-l, Numer.i s, Co.icb C S, !,.,J; Cu er Chape Chotr 4-3-2-1; V.,r,r Polo Club 3-2-1; Carp,mil 2; Lti„- tenant 1. Gymiustics 4-3-2-1, Major " A, " N.:v Star: Honor Com- Football 2, Monogram; Track 4-3-2-1, Major " A " ; Radio mitttt 1; Shet Club 4-3-2-1; Ski Club 4-3; Corporal 2; Club 3-2-1; Kmg Commtttct 4-3-2-1; Russian Language Captain 1. Club 4; Sailing Club 4; Corporal 2; Captain 1. HAROLD FREDERICK BARNES K-2 Akron, Ohio Coiiii-essioual Hailing from the Buckeye State, Nick ' s two years of college before entering the Academy free him from most of the aca- demic worries usually present in the cadet mind. His quiet demeanor and keen wit, together with his oft-proven ability to pro- duce, indicate a successful future for him in anv field of endeavor. WILSON CLARK BARNES M-2 SouTHWicK, Mass. Sena. vial Bill came here via the academy band which accounts for his love of fine music. Never troubled with academics, Willie spent most of his time in his many extra- curricular activities. With a love for neat- ness and oilier, Bill ' s sinLcritx for doing his best on ever |ob has distinguished his efforts for four vears. KERWOOD WACNER BARRAND F-1 Philomath, Ore. Couit-essional With the background of the Air Force and USMAPS, " Kerly " came to the Acad- em - prepared to overcome any obstacle. He always has been active in sports and found no dilhculty in striking a happy compromise between sports and academics. Wherever he goes, Kerly ' s friendliness and ability will add up tii a success. Cadet Chapel Choir 4-3-2-1; Glte C »i 4-2-1: Math- Forum 2-1; Corporal 2; Sergeant 1. Lacrosse 4-3, Monogram; Camera Club 3-2-1; Debate Coun- cil 2-1; Dialectic Society 2-1, Musical Director; English Seminar 1; French Club 3-1; Glee Club 4-3-2-1, Assistant Director: Hop Committei 4-3-2-1: Corporal 2: Captain 1. Lacrosse 4, Numerals; Forum 2-1; Dialectic Society 2-1; Ordnance Club 1; Pointer 4-3-2-1; Russian Club 3-2; Corporal 2; Sergeant 1. 239 H [•REO HOLCOMB BARTLIT B-1 ' EY, III. Conmsi m,l Freddie is famous for his unique appre- ciation of the cadet dining hall and the gymnasium. He has been a stalwart of B-] basketball team for three years, and was the best Infantry weapons marksman at Camp Buckncr. His hnc sense of humor and friendliness will be an asset to him in the service alter graduation. WILLIAM DEFORD BATHURST L-2 Fort Clayton, Canal Zone Contr-essioiial Bill cnioys athletics of all types, includ- ing the weekend " drag " matches. He loves to torment all concerned by his " hair- breadth " escapes from the clutches of the academic department. Bill proudly wears the rank of Ma|or General on his B robe. .All who need a friend look to Bill because he IS everyone ' s friend. RICHARD CASSELL BAUGHMAN H-2 Washington, D. C. Distr?ct of Colmnhia Dick is leaving West Point the same as he came, a good, easy going guy. Although not a hive, he still found time from his academic endeavors to indulge in the fa- vorite cadet vice— the sack. Through good times and bad, his sense of humor never left him. He will be remembered b - all of us as a friend to all. Fnhiiii Chih i-2-1: Pistnl Club 2-1: Weid ' t Lifrtni Club Wristling 4; Dialectic Socitry 4-3-2-1: Howit tr 4: Russian 1-1 ■ Siricwr 1 Club 4-3-2-1: Sailing Club 4-3-2; Tickit and Escort Com- mittee 3-2; Pistol Club 2-1: IVeigljt Lifting Club 2-1; WPAH Radio Staff 2-1; Sngeant 1. Football 4; Lacrosse 4-3: Glee Club 2-1: Hop Committee 4-3- 2-1; Corporal 2: Lieutenant 1. EDWARD CLETUS BAX ' ARIA M-2 Wind Gap, Pa. Coni m.uuihil " Ruch " came to West Point straight from the N ' alley Forge Military Academy which had afforded him quite a militar ' background. Since then his time has been divided among athletics, academics and playing the sax and clarinet. We will al- ways remember " Ruch " as the happiest guy in the ctmipany. 1 f STANLEY CLIFTON BECK A-2 Phoenix, Ariz. Conii-cssnnud Stan hails irom the sunny state of Ari- zona where he spent two years at Arizona CHARLES DUNCAN BEAUMONT C-1 Lanukloth, Pa. Cani ieMinihil Casting his college days aside. Dunk launched his military career with determi- nation. In athletics he was a member iif State College before coming to the Point, many brigade intramural championship Boxing and cross countrv are his favorite teams and showed his individuality by be- pastimes, and you can lind liim almost any coming a brigade champion wrestler. His afternoon over in the gym. His sincerity personality will help to assure him a sue- and cheery smile have made him a friend cessful future in the service. to many of us. [Vrest ing 4, Niimtrah; Cadet Catholic Choir 4-3-2-1; Art Club 3-2; Cadtt Dance Orchestra 4-1-1-1, Director; Debate Council 1-1: Ski Club 3-2-1: French Club 3; Catholic Chapel Acolyte 3: Serl.eant 1 French Club 3: Golf Club 3-1-1: Policy Co. Corporal 1: Captain 1 . Boxing 3-1, Monogram, Minor " A " ; Cross Country 4-3, Numerals, Monogram: Track 4, Numeral j; Hop Manager 4-3-1-1; Pistol Club 4-1-1; Skeet Club 4: Spanish Club 4-3-1: Corporal 1: Captain 1. .( ; NORMAN HUBERT BEDELL C-2 Gaylord, Mich. Congressiundl Norm came from Michigan State. He stored the white bucks in the trunkroom and mucked his wav through plebe year. ; winter sports enthusiast, he hasn ' t had much success praying for snow. With an eye on trips, Beedle managed to join quite a number of clubs and organizations. He hiteh- became a hive. KENNETH HOLMES BELL ElP Conii-essioHiil Arriving at West Point clad in a typical Texan garb. Ken soon established himself as a charter member of the Second Regi- ment ' s lamed " Kappa Dos " fun club. Aca- demics have proved little trouble for him, and this fact combined with his genial and humorous personality eminently suit him for a career with Uncle Sam. OWEN ELMER BELMLLE, JR. E-2 Central City, Nebr. Coiiii-essioiial Cadet life here at the Academy was something new for Owen. He and the sys- tem have been like cat and mouse. How- ever, he was on much better relations with the Academic Department. Here " Bel vie " took command. Alwavs ready to help someone else, " Belvie " will long be re- membered by his many friends. PMic Injormatmn Ditail 4-2; Ski Club 3; Spanish Club 3; Cjmim Club 2-1: Skeit Club 2-1; General Commtnee 2-1; Corporal 2; Lit Camera Club 1; General Committee 2-1; German Club •(-3-2; Handball Club 3-2; Ski Club 3-1; Weight LfUmg Club 3-2-1; Corporal 2; Sergeant 1. U ' reitlwg 4; Model Railroad Club 4; Debate Council 4-3- 2-1: Chapil Choir 4-3-2; Ordnance Club 1: Mathematici Forum 2-1; German Club 3-2; Kadio Club 4-3-2-1; Debate Council 2-1; Sh Club 4-3-2-1; Sergeant 1. •- RICHARD HUNT BENFER G-2 Baltimore, Md. Qingressional Dick, alias the Turk, is well known around G-2 h)r his academic coaching and his rollicking humor. The Turk is prob- ably best known to the Corps tor his par- ticipation in the Operation DeLong. Dick will never he without friendship, for he is gifted with that enviable trait, a sense of humor. CLARK HAMILTON BENN M-1 Maplewood, N.J. Cont nssioihil Many cadets like to defend their state, and Bennv is no exception. New Jersev is a wonderful state! A bell banger from wav back, the hells at the chapel come natural to him. Many sound sleepswere interrupted by his melodies. He spends his time be- tween studying and wrestling, but enjoys most of ail the sack. GEORGE CARLTON BEN.N ' ETT, JR. B-2 OsKALOoSA, lowA Coiiij ' essional George was rudely awakened one July morning and discovered he was at West Point. He never did get used to music be- fore breakfast. Never a hive, he spent enough time on the books t(.) keep o(F the " D " list and devoted his spare time to reading, listening to music, and playing his favorite sport, basketball. Sailing Club 3-2-1; Ca Pnrol Club 3-2: Strgtai Club 3-2-1; Frtnch Club 3-. Wnstlntg 4-3-2-1, Minor ■ ' A " ; Cadit Chapel Chimir 4- 2-1: Camera Club 3-2-1; Goli Club 3-2-1; Corporal Lieutenant 1. -il 2-1; Cheer Leader 2; Sergeant 1. m 243 mmm V . -« .««| H - ' " " . .. ,-. 1 x Y JOHN CRAWFORD BENNETT F-2 Columbia, S. C. Cuiig-essi John comes to us by way ot the Citadel of South Carolina. An " Army brat " from way back, he was vcr ' well acquainted with the rigors and hardships of Plebc year and the diliiculties of West Point aca- demics. Although " Punkin " is not a hive at heart, he will long be remembered for his unceasing efforts. RICHARD MILLER BENTLEY B-1 Tavlorvillh, III. Coiiijeisiuihil Dick was noted for never having burned a drop of the midnight oil. A physical cultunst, he became one of the faithful of our muscle factory in the gvmnasium, there passing manv ot his hours ot his " free time. " Never a ground-pounder, LOick will surely have a most successful life and career. RICHARD HAR ' ELL BENTZ K-2 Petersburcs, ' a. Conit-esswnal It has been rumored that when " the bird " was hatched he was warbling " Suwannee River. " True or not, Dick is X ' irginia ' s staunchest supporter ot the Con- federacy since the days of Robert E. Lee. His other hobbies are hgunne collecting, music, and tighting the Four Year Bull Run with the Academic Department. Golj Club 3-2; U.od l K,ulroaJChib 3-2; K.:lly Bjinl 3-2-7; Fnhmg Club }-2-l: Wti ht Liltmi, Club 3-2-7; Pistol Club Portugutsc Club h2-l: Skcet Club 3-2-1; Dtbati Couual 2-1: Sailiiif, Club h2: Corporal 2: Lieuleii ia 1. 2-1: Sir tarit 1. " " OrdnMice Club 3-2-1: Carmra Club 1: English Lii S ' lrnirur 1: Sergutltl. r ' MfW JACK MAURICE BERINGER M-2 Colorado Springs, Colo. Congress nul The Air Force and Colorado College de- laved the Chimer ' s entrance to West Point bv a lew years and when he did get here the Academic Board decided to put him on the " Five Year Plan. " Forsaking the pad for file-boning after Cow summer, jack- always walked toward his expected goal in the " ranker life. " EDWARi:) MARTIN BERRO G-1 Niiw York, N. Y. Conjii-essniihil Ed came to West Point endowed with a happy-go-lucky philosophy which many of us soon learned to admire and imitate. Ciiven to much horse play and laughter, he hnghtened the dreary times and filled many an otherwise empty moment. His willingness to help others will continue to make him invaluable as a friend. BRUCE WESLEY BIDWELL 1-2 West Hartford, Conn. Seinu mil Coming from West Hartford, Connecti- cut, Bid served a " short stretch " at Nt)r- vvich University, before arriving at the Point. He will certainly be long remem- bered for his tireless efforts in getting our Femmes ' pictures in the POINTER, and work in the " Anti-Navy " campaigns pre- ceding those conflicts. A t Club yi-l: Cmui Corporal 2: Lit Eu-ort .,ml Ticket Comi. Fishing Club 3-2-1: Ga 2-1: Siri,ttiiit 1. Caiiit ChaftI Acolyte 2-1; Camera Club }-l: Fishing Club 1; Mortar 3; Ordnance Club 3; Pistol Club 1-1; Pointer Stajf 4-3-2-1; Radio Club 4-3-2-1; Spanish Club 3-2-1; Weight Lifting Club 1: Sergeant 1. LELANO ERNEST BIERLEIN C-2 Adrian, Mich. Congressional Lee ' s hometown is Adrian, Michigan. He attended one year of college at ' al- paraiso Universit - m X ' alparaiso, Indiana, before coming to West Point. His favorite entertainment was the Band Concerts that are conducted hv the Post Band. The branch that he enters will receive a hard working fellow. ROBERT JAMES BLAISDELL C-2 Auburn, Me. Conzi-esstoniil Being transferred from Maine away from the . ndroscoggin may have whetted the accent, but his lovaltv to the Pine Tree State remained unquestionable- even rebels from Dixie must confess to the stirring inspiration of the " Maine Stein Song " made popular by Blais. His calm determi- nation was the finest. MURRAY BURTON BLUME L-2 ScRANTON, Pa. Congressional Moe, the fun maker, is known to all of his classmates and more besides; famous for his dialect jokes, " Never a dull mo- ment " IS his motto. In search of education, he visited France, Italy, Iceland, and M.I.T. A man of manv capabilities, his X ' ODKA punch surpasses drinks like Moe surpasses obstacles. I Cluh 1-1; Camera Cbih 2; Strf eantl. sh Club 3-2; Policy Cc 1-1: Corporal 1: Lu Camera Cluh 1-1: GUi Club 4-)-l-l; 100th Night Sho, 4-3-1-1: Jiwish Chapel Choir 4-3-1-1: Sergeant 1 . msM m ■F PSPSF " ' ? RICHARD IRWIN BOE F-1 Carrollton, III. Congressional After spending two vears looking at trees in the forests of Michigan, Dick spent the next four years looking at green walls enclosed bv the stone, grey walls of West Point. After graduation Dick hopes to get rid of his claustrophobia bv doing plentv of traveling in the service. We wish him best of luck. JOHN LOUIS BONHAM E-2 BoNHAM, Texas Congress tonal Pierre, an Army Brat, was vvidelv trav- elled prior to West Point, and his class- mates will long remember his many tales. His creative imagination and trigger wit have always been a source of joviality among his host of friends, and these at- tributes will undoubtedly carry him far in his chosen profession. LAURENCE BURTON BONNER E-1 Portland, Ori;. Congressional From the wilds of Oregon to the urbanitv of the East was an easy change for Larrv. More so than the change forced on him bv the Academic Department, for he still likes to let two plus two equal hve, just for fun. But his adaptability will be an advantage in his chosen profession. We hope to see Larry often. Viihmf, Club 3; Pistol Club 4-}: Piib ic hifornutioit Dit.ul 4-3-2-1: Ski,t Club 1: Sk, C ;,b 4-i; Sp,w;A, Club 4-3: Wiigh Liftine, Club 2-1: Corpor.il 2: Siri,tjnt I. Fimnig 4-3. Numenils. Uomiram: Chin Club 4: Pistol Club 4-3-2-1: Shet Club 1; S punish Club 3: StrgiMit 1. Art Club 2-1: Debate Council 2: Fmich Club 4-3-2. V. Pnsidint: Ski Club 4-3-2-1. Simt.in. Ski Te.im Cipt.i Corporal 2; Lieuten.int 1. !«■ ' 247 GORDON DAMD BOOSE D-2 Philadelphia, Pa. Regular Ar? iy Bud ' s Beast Barracks recollections echo, " Form a late rank, Mr. Boose. " His cold calculated risks led to but one statement, " Even Numbers, post! " , but after Plebe Year, it was clear sailinij tor him. His classmates ' high regard tor him is evi- denced by his proudest attainment, elec- tion to the Honor Committee. HERBERT WILLOUGHBY BOOTH, JR. A-2 Sarasota, Fla. Sanitornil Alter two vears at N ' .M.L, Bill came up the Hudson tor a second plebe ear. Be- sides dragging, he likes to think about " sunn - Florida. " Main interests are read- ing, boating, outdoors, color photography, and natural sciences. His favorite sports are soccer, tennis, and wrestling. The very best of luck to vou. Bill. JOHN ROBERT BORGATTA L-1 Jackson Hhights, N. Y. Nat anal Guard John ' s good nature has been an influence on all with whom he came into contact. He never had any real academic problems, he was an energetic and willing worker, and his able aid was always available. He alwavs put all of his ability into every effort. Because of his earnest manner, he will never lack friends. C tho nCh i,r4-i-2-l:ChnsC i h4-i-2-I.Trrasimr: Ddjtr Soccer 3, Monoiram: Wnstlmg }-2-l. Momiram: Cadtt Council 4-yi-U Pomur 1; Spanish Club 4-3; Honor Com- Chaptl Choir 4-h2-l; Girm.m Club 3-2-1; Che Club 3; mittK 1-1- Stri iMit 1 PistolClub2: lViii,ht LifnngClub I: Corporal 2; Serjeant 1. Catholic Chapel Choir 4-3-2-1; Debate Council 3-2; Germa. Club 3-2-1; Howitzer 4-3-2-1. Associate Photo EJ.to, Sergeant I. ' WILLIAM ARMSTRONG BOUCHER H-1 St. Joseph, Mo. Conifessinnal FREDRICK BYRD BOWLING H-1 MliMPHIS, TliNN. Coni -es. Bill was always iTH)rc anxious tt) work WILLIAM PETTIT BOYD D-1 id Flandreau, S. D. Conti-nsKiiuil Freddie hails from the deep South. Coming to the Academy from the L ' ni- on the jet engines than on academics, hut Known for his pleasing personality, he al- versity of South Dakota, Bill found a home he pored over the books long enough to wa ' s has a cheery greeting for everyone. away from home in New Jcrse -. A hive rate high in the class. Next to a J-33, Bill ' s He has been a hive throughout his career famous (or his analogies, he found ample interest was a camera. The Pony Express as a cadet, and he has been ready to help time for classical music, bridge, and good town, St. Joseph, Mo., is the " stepping- anyone having difficulties in Academics. books. Being a hard worker in academics off point " to the West. Bill came East, and Whatever task was presented to him, and athletics, he has a promising future in we ' re glad he did. Freddie was the man for the |oh. the Army. Camira Lliih 4-Vl-U Ordn.ime Chih ), .V . «; rA Ch,h hl-I; Dulcctic Socitt 4-i: But,!,- Nmn 3-2- . .(rror . r, £, .r T M« ;. Corpor,) 2; Oipt.uii . Tnick i-2-1, M.,lor Corpora 2: Serjeant N. I7 St.,r: Skcft Chih 3-2- ; RICHARD MICHAEL BOYLE M-2 WORCESTER, Mass. Congressional The " Spoon " c.imc to West Point rit ht out of high school, hut soon ad|usted him- self to the military. Always the athlete, he bolstered many an M-2 intermurder team with his capable versatility. On the way through plebe year, he picked up a set of B-robc stars. Spoon will be remembered for his friendliness. Footkdl 2, Mor.ogrum; Baskttball 3-1-1, Mo. CatbolicChjptI Acohtel-1 : Dialectic Society 3-1: Art Club 2; Camera Club 3-2; Spanish Club 3; Sergeant 1. DONALD KEITH BRADBURY H-2 Leavenworth, Kan. Congressional Don for the first few weeks of Cow year was a newcomer to H-2. The Lost Fifties soon learned that the First Regiment had some good men in it. Newness was re- placed by comradeship as Don ' s calm na- ture was a warm hand of friendship. His abilitv to serve over, under, or with, pro- claims a deserved and brilliant future. Howitzer 4-3-2: Sunday School 3-2: Sailing Club 3-1: De- bate Council 2-1; Camera Club 3-2; Art Club 2-1: Pistol Club 1; Ordnance Club 1: Corporal 2; Captain 1. JAMES FRANCIS BRADEL A-1 Chicago, III. Honor Military School LTpon entering the Point, Big Jim ofH- cially became another one of those gang- sters from Chicago. It has been a surprise to all, when he goes on leave, that a big black car does not pick him up. Perhaps he told the boys that he was going up the river. Graduation will mark the end of a five vear " stretch. " Hop Manager 4-3-2-1: Pistol Team 4-3-1: Sheet Club 4: Corporal 2: Sergeant 1. i .-ira .vaslnra -•aiPbo I KENNETH EUGENE BRANT Waynesboro, P GENE LYNN BREEDING BENJAMIN F. BRESLAUER, JR. H-1 •lal NoRTHFORK, W. ' a. Qiiii ressiaihil Mi CoHti-essional After graduating from high school in Gcnzie, the personification of a hillbilly Coming from a snow bank in Wisconsin, Waynesboro, Pennsylvania, Ken spent a gone military, came to Woo Poo from Ben found the West Point winters to his year at Phoenix College before coming to S.M.A. Due to his physical and academic liking. Not only did he get himself by in the Academy. His industrious and yet abilities, we will see him at 65, a general, academics, but his coaching helped get happy-go-lucky attitude got him the rank gone hillbilly. A Rebel at heart. Gene con- many a goat through. Leaving this June of a semi-hive. A Brigade Championship sidered academics as Yankee treachery and will be nothing new to this man, whose in wrestling added fame, while dragging his success with the EAB is mute testi activities allowed him to spend more week- provided recreation. mony that he won his Civil War. ends away from West Point than he spent here. Wmtlmg 2-1, Mmogram: Ho,cit:_er 4: Portuguese Chih French Club i-1: Hamlball Club l-l-l: M.,theirutic! Forum Deb.ite Council yi-1: Diiilectic Society },: Howitzer 4-}-2-l; 3-2-1: Camera Club 3-2; Debate Council 4-3-2-1; Serge wt 1. 2: Ordnance Club 1; Golf Club 3-2; Corpor.,1 2; Sergeant 1 . Jewish Chapel Choir 4-3-2-1; Sergeant 1. {idi 251 PHILIP LYMAN BREWSTER WILBUR DAX ' ID BRICKWELL ROSWELL, N. M. Co Phil came to West Point after a year at Colorado School of Mines. A born hive his academic ability kept him and his roommates pro. He also seemed to stav one |ump ahead of the T.D. —most of the time. When out of the sack, Phil was known to have a sense of humor that will carrv him far in his career. erEe =, N. 1. Saujtnriiil Coming to the Academv after three years in the Air Force and a vear of college, Brick was quick to earn the respect and admiration of his fellow inmates. Con- scientious in his studies as well as in his attempts to plav the accordion, this " golden-blond " from jersey is pointing towards continuation of his career. JAMES ELBERT BRIGGS, JR. F-2 Washington, D. C. Presidential Spike came to us from an Air Force background and he claims that it has re- mained his true love. Never adverse to good music, he was a conscientious " draggoid " also, and he seldom let academics interfere with his social life He will be remembered by his friends at West Point for his good natured and easy-going manner. Dthjtt Coiwcil 2-1; Hop Mniagir 4-3-2-1; Spimsh Club 4-h2; Corpora 2; Captjjf! 1 . Gift Club 4: Art Club 4: Golf Club 1; Sire,e,:„r I . olClubLStru. X i ' lj 252 JAMES HENRY BRODT H-2 Earth, Minn. Con re mil Gentleman Jim, the Minnesota farm hoy, tied up his pinto ponv, hung up his over- alls, and came East to become a cadet. Hrs push-ups after Taps and his attempts to grow a heard provided his roommates with much laughter. His philosophy of " Work hard and pla hard " will carry him through lite. ANDRE GEORGE BROUMAS M-1 YoLiNOSTOWN, Ohio Honor Militiiry School Rex came to us with a combination of humor, seriousness, and generosity for which he will long be remembered. Al- though a hive, he found academics did not CHARLES STUART BROWN 1-2 Armonk, N. Y. Keti iiliir Ani y After the Academic Department had al- tered his aspirations of being a hive. Chuck became a firm believer in the law of dimin- ishing returns and found true fellowship m keep him from playing soccer and engaging some of the goatier sections. Only after the in athletics. His love of parties and his pain of reveille was over and the morning winning manner should make his service sports page memorized did Chuck start a career enjoyable and successful. day in earnest. Pointer 4: R « Cor? Srr e.nit 1. 3-2- ; Pistol Ctiih 1: Corporal 2 Socctr 4-}-2-l , Minor " A " , Monogr.im. Nii Club yi-1: Corporal 1: Sergeant I. Crou Country i-i-l-l. Major " A " , Manager: Tratk 4-1-2-1 . Major " A " , Navy Star, Captain; Ring Committee 4- -1-1: Corporal 1; Lit ' THOMAS CARDWELL BROWN. JR. K-2 New Smyrna, Fla. Coiiti-essioinil It h.is Hlx-ii a tour car battle between Tom and the Academic Department. With his determination and drive, we are not surprised to see the ex-Leatherneck win. Being a West Pointer means everything to him. He even calls the Rock his home. His ability with the fair sex and his persever- ance insure his future success. W ROGER JAMES BROWNE, II G-2 KINGTON, D. C. Huiwr M,hn,ry School Attending more trip formations than Si ' s plebe year gives evidence of Rogc ' s ability to use his ingenuit - to his best ad- vantage. His good nature came through when the road was rough to help his class- mates. His practicalitv was shown bv his attitude toward academics, never alarmed bv anvthine. BLACFCSHEAR MORRISON BRYAN, JR A-1 Alexandria, La. Can tigress wiuil He was born in the West Point Hospital and spent his early years living on the Plain. The cold weather sent him South where he developed a liking for fish and rice. After returning to the Point, he re- visited the hospital and liked it so much that he remained for a vear, moving in with his tools and guns. Cadet Chiiptl Acolyte 2-1; English Literature Seminar 1: Ordnance Club }-2-i. President; Debate Council 1-2-1; Public Information Detail 3-2-1; Portuguese Club 3; Pistol Club 3-2-1; Ski Club 2-1; Serjeant 1. Football 4; Swimming 4-3; Cadet Chapel Choir 4-3-2; Dialectic Society 3-2-1; Glee Club 4-3-2-1; Howitzer 4-3-2-1 , Editor; Sunday School Teacher 2-1; Corporal 2; Sergeant 1. Ordnance Club 3-2-1; Pistol Club 2-1: Sailing Club 1: Sheet Club 4-3-2-1; Sk, Club 4; Sergeant 1. »9IK -oi- LOUIS LEON BRYANT M-1 Galveston, Texas Cunt ressional Leon arrived from the wide open spaces witli his Texas drawl and his easv going manner. Being a conscientious and diligent worker, he soon developed into a fine leader. Regardless of the path he takes upon graduation, he is certain to he a suc- cess, and he carries with him good wishes from his many friends. Baseball 4- ' i-l, Numerals, Monogram, hianat er; Boxii 4- ' 3-2; Ring and Crest Committee 4-1-1-1: Spanish Club 4-K Corporal 2; Lieutenant I. WILBUR CRAIG BUCKHEIT H-1 Ni-w York. N. Y. C« w,r «; , WILBURRRR . . . this sound was as common in the halls of the 32nd as the minutes. Always in demand for a front board assignment, Will ' s room was a Mecca for goats and befuddled hives. Who will ever forget the " chalk-t.ilks " in the sinks? A New Yorker to the end, Will ' s future lies among the " Manhattan Tow- ers. " Camera Club 2-1; Debate Council 2-1: Gei-man Club 2: Public Information Officer 4-}: Sergeant 1. FLETCHER JAMES BUCKLEY E-1 Arlinc:.ton, Va. Pirwi e ir , Buck came to us from the r.mks of the " Army Brats. " A hive, academics gave him little trouble, but women often did. Al- though times were trying, he never lost his smile nor his willingness to help some- one out of a tight spi)t. With these at- tributes he should someday go to the top in his chosen field. Catholic Choir 4-3-2-1; Glee Club 2-1: Pistol Club 3-2-1: Ordnance 3-2-1: Sergeant 1. WM 255 RCIBERT JAMES BLIJJNGTON ROBERT LISLE BULLOCK, JR. PETER CHARLES BUNEVTCH K-2 F-2 E-1 Tulsa, Okla. Congressional Brooklyn, N. Y. Conp-esstonal Athol, Mass. {huilified Alternate Leaving the luxuries of college lite be- If It IS true that a happy and satisfied Entering West Point directly from high hind, this Georgia gentleman bore the man will be successful, then Bob must cer- school, Pete ' s companv mates socin learned torch of Southern chivalry into Yankee- tainly be a success. No problem was too that he was from the Athol of the Llni- l.uul, W.rh academics no problem he had big, no detail was too small for Bob to con- verse. Not being too successful with corps pkiu - of time for " rnps, " either to the sider. His secret in lite, he sa s, is his firm squad athletics, Pete settled down to strug- sack or with the Cilee Club, to the big belief that weekdavs arc tor work, and gle with the Academic Department, and city. His quiet manner addecl to his en|oy- that the weekends are hir tun, relaxation. soon became noted as The only one who ment of a good time. and dragging. ever studied in the room. " Ciiht Chapel Chotr 4-3-2-1; Cadet Glet Chih 4- -2-1: Art Club 4-3-2-1, Simtary, Pnsidttit; German Club 4-3; Camera Club 4-}-2: Debate Council 2: Ordnance Club I: Corporal 2; Serj eant I. French Club i-2; Di.ilectic Society 4-}-2-l; Corporal Football 4; Catholic Chapel Acolyte 2: Debate Council 2; Ordnance Club 1; Russian Club 3-2; Corporal 2; Sergeant 1. ' " HW 256 SHELDON JOHN BURNETT H-1 EACiLL RiVliR, Wise. Cullil-eSil ml Gregarious Shell — long to be remcm- hered in H-1. Who will ever forget his wit and humor and constant search for a rip- roaring party? A real worker when he sets his mind to it — the Dialectic Society would have been lost without his props. With his many attributes, Shell will go far in the service. JAMES CURTIS BURRIS E-2 Tulsa, Okla. Coin nd X ' ersatile is the word to describe Jim. The artist, the singer, and the athlete was always ready to try something new. The Academic and Tactical Departments at times teamed up on him, but he never tailed to repel their advances. Jim was al- ways able to turn a conversation to include his state, Oklahoma. HENRY WALLACE BUTLER G-2 Grlenvillk, N. H. Sohii ■ml Hank achieved immortality bv being the only track man to get shin-splints while running to class. He has never had troubles with academics and proved a great help to those less fortunate than himself. His sense ot humor has often lightened the hours between leaves. Mav he have what he wants and want what he has. Portue uesc Lunguiige Club 3-2; Dialectic Society }-l-l. Property Managers Special Program Committee 2-2, Stage Manager: Sergeant I. Baseball 4-3-1, Numerals. Monogram: Football 4-}. Mono- l ram: Gymnastics 4: Art Club 4-3-2-1: Glee Club 2-1: Howtt:ier 4-}: Pointer 4-3-2-1, EJitor-ni-Chief: Corporal 2: Captain I. Cross Country 4-3-2, Numerals: Track 4-3-2, Monogram: Cadet Chapel Choir 3: Chess Club 4-3: Glee Club 4: English Seminar 1: Mathematics Forum 2-1: Russian Lam,ual,e Club 3: Weight Lifting Club 1: Sergeant 1 . . RONALD EARL BUTTON, Jl New Lenox, III. Gjiiii-e lonal Always sure to produce a smile with his humor, Ronny helped make Wot Poo Teeh-on-the-Hudson a little brighter for those around him. His favorite pastime was hiking or running over the hills of the reservation. Another pastime was wres- tling with the Academic Department. He always won, though. CHARLES WILLIAM BUTTZ B-1 Aberdeen, S. D. Senatorial Chuck would never admit that he was a " hive " but the fact remains that he was on the Dean ' s list for years at a time. In addi- tion to warbling with the (diapel Choir and the Glee Club, Chuck lent his talents to the forum and debate activities. His motto was " Never spend a weekend at Woo Poo. " GEORGE BAXTER CALHOUN M-2 Florence, Colo. Senatorial From the mountains of Colorado came, " Ct)wboy " Calhi)un, crying, " Powder River " and declaiming on the wonders of, " Them purty mountains. " While few men fought so hard with the Academic Depart- ment for so little reward, no goat was ever prouder of his selection for the goat foot- ball team. Best of luck. Call Kife Ttam 4-3, Nimo:i s: Dtbjti Council 1; G, i-2-1; Pistol Cl«h I: Sk»t Chb 1; Sngiaml. Cadet Chaptl Acolyte 4-}-2-l; Cadtt Chaptl Choir 4-3-2-1; Debate Cornell 4-3-2-1: Fishing Club 3-2-1: German Club 2-1; Glee Club 2-1; Sailing Club 3-2; Ski Club 2-1 ; Sergeant 1. Cross Country 4; Cadet Chapel Choir 4; Pistol Club 4-3-2-1: Pistol Team 1; Kifle Club 4-2-1; Russian Language Club 3-2-l;Skeet Club 3-2; Fishing Club l;Corporal 2;Sergeant 1. LUKE LEE CALLAWAY G-1 Cleveland, Tenn. Congyessioiud Westerns gathered dust when " Laugh- ing Bo " had io try twice at plebe French, though the real trouble was his inability to translate his Tennessee drawl into Eng- lish. Luke got ahead of the Academic Dept. and devoted more time to talking and sitting. He will be remembered for his easv smile and sense of humor. GAYLE WAYNE CANTRELL C-1 Franklinton, La. Ciiiigressioiuit One of the youngest men in the class, Wayne found Plebe year was the ' ' growing- up " stage of his career, and he emerged a man. He had no trouble with academics and was always available to help the goats — if he could be pulled from the sack, where he always " rested his eyes " , keep- ing them in condition. King Commttlet 4-i-l-l;Fi!h„n Club 3-2; Skm Club 3-2-1: Pointer 4-3-2-1; Gcmr.il Committee 1; Kkssimi Cltib i-2-1; Corporal 2: Lieiitemmtl. Sk, Club 2-1: Golf Club 1: Engineer Footb.ill Team 2; Corporal 2: Lh CHARLES WALLACE CARLSON F-2 St. Paul, Minn. Coiiii-essioncil We won ' t remember Wally because he ranked high in academics. We will remem- ber him for the smile always on his face and a cheerful word for everyone. Wally, who has no enemies, is always willing to go out of his way to help a friend. With these admirable qualities, we can look tor good years ahead for Wallv. Golf 4-3-2-1. Minor ■■A ' ' , Navy Star, Numeral,: Howl 4-3-2-1: Ticket Represintatm 2: Escort Represent,itiv, Spanish Club 2. A ' :. 259 JOHN WILLIAM CARNAHAN L-2 Sharon, Pa. Congnssional When he stepped through the gates of West Point, Jack made an estimate o{ the situation and decided that First Captain was not l-or him. So he settled down to a happy marriage with Lady Luck. In his games with the T.D., academics, and his buddies he always remained cool, calm, and he collected. His quick smile should bring success. French Club yj-l: Golf Club }-l: Skat CM 2-1: S,rgcantl. CHARLES WILLIAM CARROLL D-2 K.1NGWOOD, W. ' a. Cunii-esstoihil Bill came to us from the hills of West X ' lrginia. Like most of us he knew nothing of what was ahead, but he quicklv learned to use the " redhoy. " . shortage of tenths never stopped him from making the most of weekends. The many friends Bill has made in the past four years will be watch- ing for him in the years to come. CithoUc Acolyt, 4-3-2-1: Dib,,t, Council 3-2; Dialectic Society 1-1; Fishmg, Club 3-2-;, Golf Club )-2-l : Ordnjnci Club 3-2; Putol Club 3-2-i.- Ruuun Club 3-2-i. Ski CI .b }-2-l ; Sergeant 1 . HENRY STUART CARROLL, III D-1 Lincoln, Nebr. Presiclenttal Coming here as an Army brat. Hank usually spe nt his waking hours looking for a fourth for bridge or staunchly sup- porting free speech. His easygoing manner and quick wit made his stay at West Point somewhat of a breeze. Such qualities to- gether with his ability should carry him far in the service. Camera Club 2: Catholic Chapel Acolyte 2-1; Golf Club 3-2; Portuguese Club 2; Ski Club 3-2; Sergeant 1. ' 4 -, U-U: 1 s JAMES LANGTON CARROLL JACKSON BUSIC CARTER E-2 C-2 LiTTLii Rdck, Ark. Coiii vessioihil Riverside, Calif. Vrcsnlentuil Jack h.iils fi )m Calitornia, and the fog inJ rain common to the " rock " seemed hive and never tails to win the tenth war not to ht ther liim. He entered the Cliapel Jim came to West Point quite naturallv, ince he is an Arm ' Brat. He was horn a with the Academic Department. His main philosophy seemed to he, " I was cheated toda , only went 2.8. " A friend to all, he Choir, and we would teel a twinije of svmpathy tor him when he had to get up at an early hour on Sunday. When he went would not hesitate to drop the books to out for boxing we took his temperature, help a friend. but he earned his numerals anyway. Catholic Ckipt! Acolytis 4-3-2-1; Dtbatt Council 4-3: Boxing 4-3: C.ukt Ch.iptl Choir 4-3-2: Cimcr.i Club French Club 3-2; Gtncnil Comminti 2-1; Pistol Club 1; Sirgcjiitl. Sailing Club 4-3-2-1, Triasimr, Vice-President: Corporal 2; Lieutiiiant 1 . _ JOSE LEROV CHACON NEIL ALLEN CHAMBERLIN K-1 L-2 Penasco, N. M. Congressional LJnion, N. J. Qiuilified Alternc LcRoy came to Heaven on the Hudson from " Poop School " up the river. Having been an excellent student in high school, LeRoy experienced little trouble with the Academic Department, His willingness to help anyone at any time was noted and appreciated by all during his four year stay at the Point. Jug came from Union, a city of grandeur in New Jersev. This man was a firm believer in the " studv and coast " method, but when it came to sports he lust did not coast. His easv-going manner and broad smile has marked his success in winning many sincere friends, and will mark his success in the service. GEORGE WAYNE CHANCELLCm H-1 Truth or Consequences, N. M. SahUurml George (Silent), who hates to be pinned down in any way, is noted for his pre- eminence when the chips are down. His gay chuckle and chameleonic philosophies make him a welcome companion. A leader in all endeavors, his attitude of co-opera- tion and his will to win make him invalu- able to anv ort;anization. Cross Country 4; Fiiblic Information Ditail4- ' i-l-l;Dihan Baseball 4-3-2, Numerals, Monogram: Bashthall 4, Cadet Camera Club 2-1: Cadtt Chapel Choir 4-}: Fori, Council 4-3-2-1; Spanish Club 3-2-1, Treasurer: Catholic Numerals: Football 4-3-2, Major A; Cadet Chapel Choir Pistol Club 1: Corporal 2; Lieutenant 1. Chapel Acolytes 3-2-1; Camera Club 3-2-1; Serjeant 1. 3-2-1; Dialectic Society 2; Sergeant 1. } ,— - ' - 3 f JAMES DARWIN CHANDLER F-2 BuRDiNi;, Ky. Conit-es.sio, " Drop that h.ig, Mister! " Jim had he; runn)rs, but was still a little surpri; upon his first contact with the system, quickly overcame this lack of informati and moved through academic life w little diliicultv. Jim could be called a nn erating infiuence with his ready smile a easy going " Ivaintuck " way. BOBBY EUGENE CHAPMAN F-1 ud RussiiLLViLLii, Ark. Cunif-essional rd Bob came from a long line of civilians, ed and when he arrived at the Academy fresh -le from the hills he found the system an jn abrupt and shocking change. Slow to ad- th |ust, he spent a portion of plebe year on the id- area; he fared much better as an upper- nd classmen. May his progress continue in his service career. JAMES LONG CHAPMAN, 3rd E-2 Terrace Park, Ohio Coiii essioiuil Jimmy has for four years successfully found a top spot in the hearts of his class- mates. His timely remarks, sense of value for anything amusing, and his earnest de- sire to help those about him have helped him to surmount the rigt)rs of the " Sys- tem. " With these attributes, inevitably, a cloudless sky is his. Fishing Club 3; Forum 1; German Club 4-i-2; Uathttna Forum 1; Pistol 1; Weight Lifting Club 1-1 j Sergeant 1. Mule Ruler 1-1; Debate Council 4-3-1-1; Dialectic Society Cuhi (Jufu .Uahtt 2-1: Debate Cau ■ -}; Forum 1-1; French Club 4-h2; Ordinance Club 1: Pistol M.J.l inflam Club 3, Public bijm Club 1-1; Skeet Club 4-3-1-1: Serjeant 1 . Club i-1: Serjeant 1 . Howil ' 4: Ru, - n Mi: 263 WILLIAM MILLER CHARLES, JR. M-1 Ellwood City, Pa. Cont resstoiiul Jack set his sights on a military career and joined the Corps after serving two years in the Air Force. Once here, he dili- gently applied himself to the task before him; his efforts being most recognizable in Gymnastics. A hard worker who makes friends easily will go far along the road of success. JOHN SEVERANCE CHESBRO E-2 WiLLi.AMSTOWN, Mass. Contressh nal Skiing and baseball were Jack ' s favorite pastimes. Women meant little he main- tained — after all " a good deep snow or a nice warm baseball glove never gave anyone any trouble. " One of these days the situation mav change — we ' ve got a hunch some time in the dim future basket- ball mav replace baseball. STANLEY FOSTER CHOATE C-2 Water VI LLE, Me. Niitioihil Gii.ird After graduating from Colby College in Maine, Stan was prepared to enter a life of leisure at West Point. Concentrating on sacking during the fall, ruining T ' recep- tion by his " ham " radii) transmitting dur- ing the winter, and singing with the Glee Club during the spring, he was able to while awav the years easily. Gymnastics 4-3-2-2, Numerals, Monogram, Minor " A " , Navy Star, Captain; Chetrtiadir 1: Radio Club 4-i-2; Camira Club i-Vl; Russian Club 3-2; Sirgtant 1. Baseball 4; Pistol Club 1; Kini Committit 4- Cliib 4-3-2-1; Spanish Club 4-i; Corporal 2: Serge. Camira Club 1; Cadet Chaptl Choir 4-1; Cadet Glie Clib 4-)-2: Dialictic Society 2-1: Fiihmg Club 2-1: Model Air- plane Club 1; Radio Club 3-2-1, Secretary; Record Library 4-3-2, Vice President; Skeet Club 2-1; Debate Council 2-1; Corporal 2; Lieutenant 1 . 3 _i« ' • % 264 ■ 1 WALTON JOSEPH CHRISTENSEN M-1 Dk Peri;, Wis. C i e,yejj;omi Always a staunch supporter of the Green Bay Packers, Wallv was an avid football fan. He quickly adiusteJ to cadet life, managing to get his quota of sack, and yet maintain his academic standing and inter- est in cadet activities. He looks forward to graduation and a happy married life in the Army. ROBERT DOMENIC CICCHINELLI C-2 Pittsburgh, Pa. Contij-essioiuil Chick hails from the City of Pittsburgh. He quicklv learned the art of outwitting the TD. Whether it was a pool game, a chess match, a good argument, or a rough calculus problem. Chick was the man. His wit, good humor, and underl ing deter- mination are outstanding among his many assets. ROBERT SUTHERLAND CLARKE, JR. H-2 Newport, R. I. Seihitonal The five year plan was imposed on Bt)b by the beloved Academic Department at the end of plebc year one. I ut even this failed to stop " the Clutch " as he managed to drag often between his battles showing his undaunted spirit. He too is eager for graduation. Everyone is looking for great things from Bob. Camera Club 3-2; Catbolk Chapel Acolnes 1; Golf Club 3- 2-7; Ordnance Club 1; Ptstol Club 2-1; Spanish Club 3-2; Sergeant 1. Chess Club 3; MaJel Kail, Spanish Club 4-3-2; Sergeant ■ Club 2-1; German Club 3-2-1: Sergeant 1. WILLIAM HEMP CLARKE H-1 Harrisonburg, a. Con ressioiui Bill came to West Point from the Shenan Joah " allev of ' irginia. Determined to follow in the footsteps of Robert E. Lee hy receiving no demerits during his stav, h( almost made it. Calculus frustrated him but he got his tenths back in Socia Sciences. His Southern hospitality will bi remembered always. FRANCIS CARTER COBB KIRK FLETCHER COCKRELL K-2 D-1 St. Mary ' s City, Md. Coiiii-essnjiuil Houston, Te.xas Coiii ressioiial Although one of the youngest men in Kirk ' s high school football coach, who his class. Carter took " The Point " in was a grad, hazed him by presenting West stride as other members of the Cobb clan Point as a fine country club. Kirk ' s first had done in the past. A hive in academics words after the initial shock of Beast and a staunch supporter ot intramural, his Barracks were, " Lord, what have I got pleasant smile and quick wit show that he myself into now? " His chief hobb was will do well in whatever he undertakes, as keeping up a black book that read like the he has here. New York phone directory. Track4-1; English Litm:t,m Stmtmir 1: Spainsh a,,b yi: An Ch,b l:C.irhol,c Cho,,- L,br.n;.,„ 4-3-l:0::li!.wccCh,h 1 . Footkill 4-1,-1-1: Drh.ite Comicl 2: Camen, Club 3-. Corporal 2; Strgtanr 1 . RaJw Club 3-2; Strguiil 1 . FRANK PAUL COLPINI C-1 Emerson, N.J. Coiiti-e.s.sinual Everyone in the class knows Frank for his tr.izv faces anJ good humor. A s;reat " huiiipt " athlete in loothall, track, and lacrosse, he was always getting out of in- spections on Saturdays. Frank loves good music and is a wonderful singer himselt. With his many and varied attributes, he will he a success in the service. OLIVER BURT COMBS K-2 Lawton, Okla. Prcsidaithtl Skip came from the plains of Oklahoma .) lind a home at West Point. A charter lember of the Kappa Dos Fun (dub, he xcels in the social side of life. His favorite astime is soaking up sun at Delafield. His asy adaptability to anv situation makes lim a most welcome member to any group. JAMES CAL ' IN COOPER, III C-I Thomas, W. Va. Qmit-essional " J. C. " who was always known for his radiant smile comes from Thomas, West X ' lrginia. During Plebe Year he had a knee iii|ury, and he was thereafter often seen limping around the campus. He almost got stuck with the nickname, " step and a half, " but his initials won out. He can look forward to a promising career. Faotb,dl i-2-1, Monogram: Lacrosse 4-}, Uonoiram: Tmk Baskith ll 4-}: Lacrosse 4-}-2-l, Navy St.,r. M,,jor A; Debate Council 4; Howitzer 2-1; Mat j Forum 2: Ru 3-2-1, Monoijram; Catholic Choir 4-3-2-1; Dialectic Society Cadet Chapel Choir 4-3-2-1; Camera Club 1; Glee Club 2-1. Languaff Club 3-2: Sergeant 1. 3-2-1; Glee Club 3-2-1, Director; Golj Club 3-2-1; Ordnance Club 3; Portuguese Club 2; Ski Club 4-3-2-1; Sergeant 1. f IRA CORON BILL J. CORY ROBERT ERNEST COTTLE 1-2 B-2 G-1 New York, N. Y. Ref, Lir Army Talmo, K. x. Coi:gressw nrI Parkersburg, W. ' a. Sen,itor!,il After two years of service, Ike came to Bill entered West Point after two years Jug IS the man who hnalh- made Eagle the Academy via U.S.M.A.P.S. well versed of gay college life at the L niversity of Scout in the middle of his Cow year. Juice in Army routine. Dominated hy the walrus Kansas. He thinks it was quite a change. he never understood, and merit badges swimming pool ior a while, his determina- During his four years at West Point, Bill were his bane; but at snoring he was first tion and drive hnally paid off. This same has spent much of his time running track man in the class. Just ask his wife who lost determination insures his future success. and following the cross country course 17 pounds over the ears. This son of West Ike enters the service with a stride all his around behind Michie Stadium, through X ' lrginia will go far if they can onlv keep own. the rockv hills. shoes on him. Track 4-y-l-l, Numnah, Mmwgram: Public Infarmafm, Derail 4-5-2-I; Glic Club 1; Ski Club 4-3; Poinrir 4-3; Jnrhh Chapel Choir 4-3-2-1; Corporal 2; Ueute„a„t 1. Cross Country 4-3-2-1. Major -A-, Minor -A ' ' . Navy Star, Captain: Track 4-3-2-1, Monoiram; Corporal 2; Srr eantl. Camera Club l:RaJ,o Club 3-2: Spamsh Club 3-2: Sergeant 1. 268 1 JOHN X ' INCENT CRAIG F-2 Brooklyn, N. Y. Coiiii-ess!oihil Graduating from High School in 1950, Jaciv entered West Point a few days huer. Such a transition from High School to " Beast Barracks " is an accomplishment wIiilIi Jack came through with " (lying colors. " No one will forget the after taps escapades during Second Class summer with Jack providing the entertainment. MARION GLENN CREATH, JR. A-2 LiBiiRTYViLLE, III. Coni ressioihil Coming to West Point directly from high scht)ol, Glenn plunged into academics and seldom had any real problems to solve. Being one of the " hackers " on the swim- ming team kept him prett ' husv through his four years. He will he an asset to the army and a success in life as can be attested to h his many friends. CARL BOBBITT CREWS D-2 Fox, Okla. Cmii rcM oiuil Crews entered West Point from the Llni- versitv of Oklahoma. This " Sooner, " en- dowed with slight goat tendencies, ex- erted most of his efforts towards athletics. Clem goes along with a quite famous " Okie " in saying, " Never met a man I didn ' t like. " With an attitude like this, success should be inevitable. Catholic Acolyt! 3; Frmch Club 3; H.mdha l Club 2. Waght Liftw CMl.-SergcMtl. Stnmmwt, 4-}-2-l . Mmor ■ ' .-(■■,■ Honor C Frtm-I, Ciiib 3, Kusnan Club 3. Corporal 2: L Footbiill 4-}, Monogram; Boxing 4-3-2-1, Numerals, Major " A " , Eastern Intercollegiate ChampioiiJ Pistol Clab 4: Corporal 2; Lit . : €. w ' w m % - ' 1f. M. ' J AMES HELFRICH CRONIN Mi Congress oihil Six years of caJet gray and the vicissi- tudes of cadet life at ' .M.I. and West Point have taught Jim the value of a ready sense of humor and the ability of giving an encouraging word at the right time. His stirring lectures and demonstrations on the art of enjoying life have been inspirational to all. JERRY JAMES CURTIS M-1 Stafford, Kan. Coiigressioihil Dad Curtis came to us via New Mexico Universitv. But it did not take him long to become a true M-1 hie. His sinceritv, coupled with a good sense of humor made It a pleasure to be associated with him. His determination and love of the hner things impressed us. He should go far with his easy going personality. EDWARD PHILLIP CUTOLO H-1 New York, N. Y. Conffessujiial No matter how the last name was pro- nounced, Ed will always be remembered for soon succumbing to the Slide Rule, In- tegral Sign, and Analysis Pamphlet. Rut his keen wit and ability to make the best of any situation carried him through the worst of the academic storms. Here ' s one soldier who will never fade awav. Soacr 3; Debate Council 4-3-2-1: Fishing Club 3-2; Ches. Club 4-3-2; Policy Committee 2-1; Portuguese Club 3, 2 .5 " Club 3; Corporal 2; Brigade Supply Sergeant 1. Camera Club 3-2-1; Debate Council 4-3-2-1: French Club 3-2-1: General Committee 2-1: Golf Club 3-2-1: Russian Club 3-2-1; Ski Club 4-3-2-1; Srri,eant 1. Water Polo 3-2-1; Howitzer 3-2-1; Pistol Club 3-2-1: RaJio Club 2; Spanish Club 3-2; Weight Lifting Club 3-2-1: Debate Council 2; Private 4-3-2-1 . n -y JOHN D ' AURA, JR. ELDON THEODORE DAHL, JR. JAMES EDWARD DALTON K-1 1-2 C-2 San DiiiGd, ( alif. Conii-ess ' ioiiul Bchinl;, Iowa Qin rcs.sioihil Long Island, N. Y. Coiiii-cssinihil John came to the Point after havmg A steadfast, determined spirit that tew Big Jim came to the Point fresii from spent a ear at college. While at the Acad- can equal, .m extremelv even temper, and Brookhn Polytech, and plehc life made a em ' he displayed a keen wit in every as- a willing friendliness personify Bud. Ath- lasting impression. But he came through pect of cadet life. Most noted was John for letic, personable and intelligent, he ex- undaunted and hovered at the 100 mark in breezing through academics in high style celled in all endeavors which appealed to academics. His athletic interest is centered with the minimum of studxing. The ser- his high ideals. His own assurance m.ikes around basketball where he is happ - either vice will have a most accomplished and us realize his future can bring nought but playing with the A. C. or watching the capable officer in John. success. big rabble. Camtra Club 3-2-1; Chcsi Club 4-}; Howit-er 4-}: Pnto Su ' immhig 4-3-2, Momgnim: An Club 3; Quiet Ckiptl Golj Club 3-1: PIO Detail 2-1: Kusii.n: Club 3: Sheet Club Club 1: Sergeant 1. Acolyte 2-1: Ftshmg Club 3-2,- Hjii.lb.ill Club 2: Hiiiior 3: Sk, Club 4; Sergeant 1. Committee 2-1: Spanish Club 3-2; Cnrpor.il 2: Captain 1, Brigade Supply Officer. MIfdfllf 5 Mi MAR 1 DALE DANFORD H-1 ii, Fla. Coiiffesswiuil Danny, always good-natured and pos- sessing a quick wit, has made a host of friends through(5ut the Corps. He never finds his schedule too stiff to keep hiin from finding time for a workout over at the gvm. He is bound for success in which- ever branch he so chooses due to his deter- mination to make good. STERLING PRICE ADAMS DARLING D-2 San Antonio, Te.xas PresiJciitnil Coming from two generations of West Pt)inters, Price settled down to an easy life, always keeping two steps ahead of the TD. He loved " Old Redbov, " but was always able to keep his academics up. His easy going manner and helping hand will be re- membered. We wish only the best for our buddy from the Lone Star State. JAMES WILLIAM DAUGHTRY C-2 Statesboro, Ga. Presideinicil Jamie, a Georgia boy, took West Point in his stride, following in the footsteps of his father. Aside from his many other qualities, his red hair and sense of humor make his presence quickly known. No mat- ter what branch he enters, Jamie ' s per- sonality and natural ability are sure to make him a success. Bo.xmf, 4, Numerals: Ski Cluh 4-3-2-1; Pistol Club 2-1; Weight Lifting Club 3-2-1, Vke-Frisidmt; Sergtant 1. Debar t Cornel 4-3-2-1: Hop Ma 1: Portiif iiesc Club 3-2; Ordna Ucutciumtl. ir 4-3-2-1; Pistol Club Golf 2: Debate Coimal and Forum 1: Golf Club 4-3-. Club 1; Corporal 2; Pistol Cluh 4-3: Portuguese Club 2: Ski Club 4-3-2; Spa,. Club 3; Special Program Committee 4-3-2, Secret, Corporal 2; Sergeant 1 . w QUINTON DAMS THOMAS EDWIN DE SIMCINE D-1 1-2 BiiVERLY Hills, Calif. Cun nssioihd Providlncl, R. I. Sauituruil Quiiir, hailing from the sets of Holly- wood .md Luid of perennial sunshine, eved Beast BarrueLs su-.pKioiislv, hut emerged cheerfully mtact. He Imalh outsmarted the Academic Department by suspending his studies. A sharp lad, with a singular outlook, he will wear silver stars in fifteen Tom was always ready to do more than his share. Colorful, and blessed with a sense of humor, he refused to be discour- aged by either academics or sunnv Satur- days. Basically an idealist, he lirmly be- lieved in a purpose for life and in his own record of his inspired cartooning in nearly destiny. A fine classmate and a good all Corps publicatujns during his tenure friend, his destiny is assured. here. CHARLES ALAN DEBELIUS E-2 Baltimorii, Md. Con ressKinal Personal Chuck, with a pen and slide rule, has both drawn and boned his way to fame. While constantly banging away at first section doors and keeping one foot on the Dean ' s list. Chuck has left a memorable Track 4-2-1, Monogram: M.nhe Club 2; Corporal 2; Lteiitmant 1. Forum 2, Sf.iun r Catholic Choir 4-}-2: Debate Council 4-}: General CommMee Lacrosse 4: Art Club 4-3-2: Camera Club 3-2-1: Cheerleader 2-1, Chairman: Pistol Club 1: Radio Club 3; Spanish Club 4-}-2: Dialectic Society 2-1: Howitzer 4-3-2-1; Pointer 3-2-1 , 3; Corporal 2: Lieutenant 1. Art Editor: Spanish Club 3-2; Catholic Chapel Acolyte 4-3-2-1: Corporal 2; Sergeant 1. n FREDERIC JOHN DELAMAIN F-1 New Orleans, La. Seiuitornil This product of ol ' New Orleans came to the Point intent upon acquirint; a bachelor ' s degree after previous starts at Lovola and Maryland. He will long he re- membered for his sharp wit and biting comments by those who crossed his path beh)re breakfast. He should have a very successful career in the service. DERROL LEROY DENNIS K-1 FoNTANELLE, lowA Cuut resiionul From out t)f the Middle West came one of the friendliest men of the Corps, Derrol. He beijan his militarv career in Uncle Sam ' s JACKSON DANIEL DENNIS K-2 Cedar Rapids, Iowa Congressional This congenial product of the Midwest wasted no time in establishing himself as an outstanding personage in practically Air Force. His only struggle here was to every field of endeaviir, whether it be in the get " pro " in History cow vear so he could classroom, on the golf links, or wrestling take his weekends. With a host of friend- mat. With him at graduation go our best ships and a knack for living, Derrol will wishes for his continued and progressive be on top. success. Dudtatc Socitty 4-3-2; Poiiinr 4-h2-l, Sjlis Mjiugtr: Poftiigiusf Club 3-2; Serjeant I. Cdtt Ckipfl Cho Sergeant 1. 3-2; Golj a,,h I; S.ulmg Club 2-1; Golj 3-2-1, Minor " A " ; Lacrossi 4, Numirals; Honor Committte 1: Debate Coimctl 4-3-2-1, Vice-President; Siin- ilay School Teacher 4; Special Program Committee 4-2; Class Historian; Corporal 2: Captain 1. JOSEPH A. DE LIN E-1 Philadklphia, Pa. Cinigre JAMES WARREN DIE130LD H-2 Ri-NO, Nev. Coui nssiunal Before entering West Pi)int, Al attended college. However, his rcLoilections oi his pre-Woo Poo days are very dim, ' er adept at rolling v ' ith the punches, he will be remembered for his easv manner in tak- Devlin cnioved life at West Point! He )ved reveille, P-rades, the area, and never liked trips. Joe could always be found with his nose in a book or bracing Plebes, caring little for Redhov. He shined his shoes four ing the many blows from the Academic times a day, and his napkin ring on uke, and basketball. We are sure he will and Tactical Departments. But Al emerged Wednesdays. His onl - fault was sweeping wear his uniform as proudly as he wore triumphant in his fight. the room before reveille. his levis. Jake, who never wasted a word in any conversation, left the blue skies of the " Biggest Little City in the World " to be- gin his life of dragging blind dates. Jake shared his interests with a harmonica. Socctr 4; CameKi C uli 2-1; Debate Conncil 3-2; French Cluh Somr 4-3-2-1, Niimenils: Debate Council 3-2; French Club Honor Committee 1: Sh, Club 4: Spanish Club 3; Corporal 3-2; German Club 3-2; Public Information Detail 2; Ski 2: Orelnance Club 3-i; Pistol Club 1: Russian Club 3-2-i; 2; Lieutenant 1. Club 4-3-2-1: Ski Patrol 3-2-1: Seri eant I. Serjeant 1. 1 i| (1 ' " ' 275 ? RU HARD WELLS DILLER D.W ' ID LORING DIMICK EUGENE MARTIN IDONNELLY K-1 L-1 E-2 Charlotti:, N. C. Presnlentnil Graxvilli;, Oh io Conqtressiomil St. Paul, Mixx. Coiiti-essional Dick IS Armv all the wav. L pon his A civilian ar hearr and a CaJet by choice, The " Old Dad " was always on hand to graduating and entering the service, Dick Dave has literallv " stuck his tour years give fatherly advice to his younger class- will complete the third generation ot Army through. " Coming to West Point out of mates. Intermurder, afternoon sack, and men in the Diller familv. He is hivev with college, the area proved more of a stum- turnouts proved to be his favorites as pas- thc academics and never fails to lend a bling block than the academics, and took times. Gene came to us from the Infantrv, hand CO the goats. Dick ' s future in the its toll in shoe leather. U ' lth a ready but no matter what branch he hnally Army promises to be a bright and success- smile, Dave has never missed a chance to chooses, he is sure to hnd success in his ful one. make a friend. chosen career. V ifit 4-3-2-1, Minor " A " . Niimirah, Navy Star; Dcbatt Football 2-1, Monogram; Hockey 4; Track 4-3-2; Debate Catholic Acolyte 3-2-1; Debate Council 4; Dialectic Society Council 4; Sailing Club 4-3-2-1, Secretary, President; Council 4-3-2-1; French Club 3-2; General Committee 2-1; 4; Sailing Club 1; Skett Club 4-3; Spanish Club 3; Wtst Corporal 2: Lieutenant 1 . German Club 2; Golf Club 4-3: Ski Club 4-3; Ticket ami Point Army Hospital Announcer 1; Sergeant I. Escort Committee 2; Corporal 2; Lie I 276 t ELLy on kanj i( mgcr das- id, aoJ :iKi asp ROBERT EUGENE DORR B-1 Jefferson City, Mo. Congressional Bob, happy to get away from the hum- drum of college life, favored the more re- served life of a cadet. Fitting well into niilit.irs life, he led his plebe company the hrst iiKinth he had 24 demerits, 3 more than an ()ne else. Bob will always be re- membered, m t)ne way or another, for his singing at the breakfast table. ROBERT EARL DOWNEN G-1 Beverly Hills, Calif. Honor Military School Bob is line of the very few men who can claim the distinction ot having survived two Beast Barracks. Since then, he has proven himself an asset to his class in his company. Academically, he has maintained a fraternal relationship with his forte, So- cial Science. His quiet attitude will take him far. Football 4-i-2-l, Monogram; Lacrosse 4-}, Monogram; Debate Council 4-3-2-1; General Committee 2-1: Ordna Dialectic Society 2; Giniian Club 2; Corporal 2: Sergeant 1. Club )-l; Corporal 2; Lieutenant 1. MICHAEL DRAHUSHAK DRAKE L-1 DoNORA, Pa. Cont rcssional Mike is one of the older men in the class. After he left the ■ ' Wild Blue Yonder " of the Air Force, he sailed the Atlantic in a square-rigged sailboat at the C oast Guard Academy. Mike is ingenious at organizing and getting things done. His sincereness, honestv, and intellectual character are as outstanding. Chess Club 4; German Club 2-1; Ordnance Club 3, Adminis- trative Officer; Pistol Club 4-3-2-1; Corporal 2; Lieutenant 1 . PAUL CYR DRISCOLL SHAPLEIGH MORRIS DRISKO HENNING E ERETT DRUGGE F-2 iuTTE, Mont. Seiuitoridl Bangor, Me. Seihitonal Montesano, Wash. Congr, Shap ' s friendliness and his ahilit - to form an after-taps bull session belied his home town in Maine. Although a wor- shipper of the great god Morpheus, he spent manv an afternoon in the handball courts or helping out a classmate. We wish SI or P-rades. Paul will make the most of him luck and success knowing that he will little adventure and fun after graduation his Army career. h.ive plenty of both. After a year in college and two more in the Army, Paul decided that a combination ot both was the approved solution. The happv medium has produced no visible complicatujiis except for an occasional twitching spell when someone mentions Before entering the Point, " Ev " had one year at the University of Washington. He is quiet and sincere. Not easily excited but decisive and determined after all considera- tions are made, he likes the casual life and loves his Swedish delicacies. He wants a Bastball 4: Boxing 3, Minor ' -A ' -j Fmich Club 3; HMid- Culet Chjpil Choir 4-}-2-l: Dehare Council 4-3-2-1: Honor Footki 4; Socar i-2-1. Minor --A ' , Njvy Star, Mom- hall Club 4-3; Russian Club 3-2; Spanish Club 3; Corpora Rtprtsentativt 1; Corpora 2; Sergeant 1. gram: German Club 4-3-2: Honor Committee 1: Corporal 2; 2; Lieutenant 1 . Captain 1 . " ' 35l ' -yc LAWRENCE THOMAS DRUM K-1 Ft. Lauderdall, Fla. Rt e Lir Army With the horrors ot Ft. Warren, Wv- oniiii!; hchiiul liini, Larr entered the AcaJ- eiii - to ImJ smooth sailing. The only phase of eadet life that Larrv could not take was his roommate ' s pre-breaktast chatter. With his good luck, like always winning the lower bunk, Larrv is certain to enjov a successful life. DOUGLAS GOLDlNti DWVRE C-1 TopKKA, Kan. Cmiit ' essioihil " Doug " came to West Point as an Army brat, and made quite a record, academically and in Corps standing. All of us will re- member this fellow who slept through more of our tactics classes than any two cadets and still came out on top. Always friendly and easv going, his sincerity ranks high among his many valued traits. ALEXANDER PATRICK DYER, JR. M-2 Eugene, Ore. C»wi;;-(,r,i « Pat, who came to the Point straight from the tall timber of Oregon, was shocked when he first realized that plebes had to brace " all vear. " Marching came hard to Pat, but M-Co soon learned to " bounce " with him. Easy going and always ready to have a good time, he will always be among those who are successful. Art Club 3-2, Treaumr; Cimira Club 4-1-1-1; Debute Council 2; Pntol Club 1: Radio Club 3-2; Corporal 1; Sergeautl. Debate Council 4-1-2-1: Honor Representatm 1-1; Water Polo Club 4-3-1-1, Secretary; Corporal 2; Sergeant 1, Brigade Sergeant Major. Art Club 1; Camera Club 2; Honor Committee 2-1; Ru Club 3-1-1; Corporal 2; Sergeant 1 . M w 279 o ' - 9 ,iiiii;i ' : I LORHN MASON EBERHART JOHN GREGORY ECKHARDT D-1 L-1 Omaha, Nebr. Senatorial Madison, N.J. Conp-essional Eb ' s two enlistments in the Air Force John made quite a record for himself at gave him a taste of the military, and West Point seemed the next logical step. Though devoting iTH)st of his time to the redboy, he became famous for poor bridge playing and dragging under par. His steadfast de- termination assures him of a tine career in the service. the Point. While waiting for graduation, Eck made good use of his time and the Academy ' s by being a scourge to Army ' s opponents on both the soccer field and wrestling mat. Eck ' s love of action will see him through, though he has mapped out a hard life. JULIAN BURRISS EDWARDS, JR. 1-2 Ari Presidential Julian arrived at the Academy with an added maturitv in nature. This, coupled with his eternal sense of humor, has made his presence both pleasurable and proht- ahle to all who associated with him. The biggest motivating force in Julian was the knowledge that after graduation there was quite a bit of living to catch up with. Ucroiit 4: CuUt Clnipd Choir 3-2; Dibatt Council 4-3-2: Public l„jonmirio,i Vtuiil 4-3-2-1; Riissum Club 4-3; Corpora 2; Sir e.iiirl. 280 Socar 4-3-2-1 , Numera l, Monogram, Minor ■ ' A ' , N.n ' y Star; Wrestling 4-3-2-1, Numerah, Minor ■■.I-; French Club 4-3-2-1; Photography Club 1; Pntol Club 4-3-1: Ski Club 4-3-2-1: Ski Patrol 1; Serjeant 1. -3; Corporal 2: Serge. ar ' V " " .n jAY THCWAS EDWARDS, III G-2 Clarksville, Tenn. Coiii ressional Cheerful and easy going, Jav impressed everyone witii his ability to take the sys- tem in his stride, keeping both the Tactical and the Academic Departments well satis- fied. He also was often seen at hops look- ing dreamily into the eyes of a 3-0 drag. Jay ' s amiable personality will always win him friends. WILLIAM McDonald egan F-2 Phoebus, ' a. Pi-e.uclentii.il Whether in the swimming pool or doing his Cadet duties, Bill always turned in a top performance. Since his academics were no problem, he had plenty of time for his favorite pastimes: letter writing and good books. Because of his abounding energy, a great deal of success awaits him in the military life. ROBERT BURNLEY EGELSTON A-1 Kansas City, Mo. Co n ii-e.f.u nihil From Kansas City came Bob to begin his four years of cadet life. With a smile on his bright countenance and a good word for all he quickly gained the respect and ad- miration of the men around him. Fighting the Academic Department was Bob ' s main objective, hut he still found time for many and diversified activities. Gymnastics 4-3-2-1, Minor " A " , Navy Star, Numerals; Soccer 4; Cheerleader 1; Debate Council 4-}; French Club 2; Golf Club 3; Portuguese Club 3-2; King Committee 1: Ski Club}: Sergeant I. Swimming 4-3-2-1, Minor " A " , Navy Star; Lacrosse 4, Numerals; Water Polo Club 3-2-1, Vice-President; Spanish Club 3-2; Golf Club 3; Public Information Detail 4-3-2-1; Radio Club 3; Rally Band 1: Piiiol Club !: Corporal 2; Sergeant 1. Glee Club 4-3-2-1; Cadet Chapel Cho Council 2, 1; Sergeant 1. JCWN CHARLES EITEL ROBERT JAMES ELLIS ROBERT MOFFAT ELTON C-2 C-1 H-1 iTTSTON, Pa. Coiiii-ess om,l Westfield, N. J. Coiii ressioinil Pepper Pike, Ohio Conq n H.iving been a soldier, the military lite Bt)h comes from Jersey, but went to was not new to Jack. John developed a Penn. Now he puts out for the Point, the great sense of exactness and a very likeable personality, both of which will hold him in good stead in his career. Jack looks forward to graduation not as an end to tadct life, but as the beginning of a new road. Company, and the Hives. He can always be found on the football held, or over in the g m, shooting baskets. As Engineer tailback, he put out too hard and tied the goats, 6-6. Some guvs never get the word. After each fall season in the corps squad football area. Bob could never adapt him- self to the formalities of eating in a com- pany area. His spirit of competition made him tops in his many endeavors. Muf, also, held his associates in awe with his exuberance of spirit and grandeur of thought. Vrcstlnig 2; Qitholtc Clmr 4-3; G ee Club 2-1; Fatal Club B.nch.ill 4-3; Track 2: Cmtr.i Club 2: Eni,mrir Basketball Baseball 4, Numerals; Football 4-3-2, Monogram 3-2; -3-7; Rift Tcam4: Corporal 2; Sergeant 1. Team 2; Engineer Football Team 2; Corporal 2; Seri eant 1. English Literatim Seminar 2-1; Debate Council 2-1: Golf Club 3; Howitzer 2; Pistol Club 1; Russian Club 3-2; Ski Club 4; Corporal 2; Sergeant 1 , WILLIAM PATRICK EMLEY K-1 Long Branch, N.J. Con ressiuiud Coming from Jcrscv it took Bill less time to conquer cadet liie than the English lan- guage. Pen ' s humor, which was exploited on Camid, never ceased to he a source of amusement to the company. With his humorous attitude and realistic approach. Bill will excel in lite as he did in free body diagrams. HARRY WILLIAM EMRICK, JR. F-2 RALPH EDWARD ENNIS, JR. C-2 Fr EEPORT, ILL Con rcssiuiiLil Minneapolis, Minn. Coui reunmal With a cheerful smile and a ready wit, ' Hat " has passed his four years without [Uich trouble. A worker at academics, aiul Mick hails from Minnesota and found that even here the winters can get cold. Intramural athletics proved to be a source a " muckoid " over in the gvm, he has of interest that made time go faster, but taken in stride all the system has had to his crowning achievement was a remark- oiier. His Redboy proved to he a great able ability on the cribbage board. A good friend and, about 5:30, you always knew friend always willing to do a favor, he where to find Harrv. will be missed bv aU. Art Club I; Camera Club 3-2; Catholic Choir 4-i-2-l: Ftshtng Cross Country 4; Debate Council 4-}-l : French Club 3-2; French Club 3; Golj Club 3-2; Ski Club 3; Sergeant 1 Club 1; German Club 3-2; Handball Club 1; Sergeant 1. Russian Club 3-2-7; Art Club 4; Chess Club 4-}; Model Railroad Club 3; Sailini, Club 3-2; Ski Club 4-}-2-l: Sergeant 1. 1 283 , WILLIAM YOUNG EPLING G-1 Brandywink, Md. Presideinicil From Michic Stadium to the East Aca- demic Huilding, Bill met with more than success in his struggles with the system. His habitually pleasant humor, ready wit, and willingness to argue any sub|cct with anyone made him a good antidote to bore- dom. Wherever he goes, he will he a good man to serve with. DUANE HAROLD ERICKSON E-1 Farr. gut, Iowa Conii-css uihil Lief, though the name might imply a seafarer, was not so impressed hv the iK ' ean from the decks of the Sanborn that he forgot the tales of the farm. He was content as long as the mail dragger fre- quented his room and the .Academic De- partment didn ' t withhold too many tenths. Lief will do well in any branch. PAUL GUSTA ' ERICKSON F-1 Fergus Falls, Minn. Cone ressioi:al Being an old Norsky from God ' s coun- try, Pavlov received his initial glimpse of the military at West Point. After mas- t]uerading for four years as a harrier, he has yet to break the tape. Pavlov with his friendly manner will always be remem- bered, and he seems destined to a successful career in the military. Football 4-}-2-l, Monogram, Major " A " ; Swimming 4; Track 4-}; Handball Club i-2-1; Spanish Club 3; Weight Lijting Club 1-1; Corporal 1; Liiiitmant 1 . ! Club 4: Corporal 2: Serge, Cross Country 4-3-2-1, Monogram; Track 4-3-2-1, Numerals, Monogram; Art Club 2; Chess Club 3: Debate Council 2; French Club 2; German Club 2: Mathematics Forum 2-1; Spanish Club 2; Sergeant 1. T- RICHARD ALBERT FARMER JOHN H. FARRAR, JR. D-1 L-2 CjRiiELY, Colo. Sciiiitoyiii! Bethi-sda, Md. Coui:, He was born into a pleasantly civilian Here ' s a " hive " wht has spc family, and ha lI no military ambitions years effortlessly foiling the best p EARLE ROBERT EVANS E-2 Birmingham, Ala. Congressiuinil Sleepy claims it was all a mistake. In Julv of 1950 he was going to the Bear Mountain Lodge for a vacation and he got whatsoever until he gt)t the chance to off at the wrong station. Not knowing come to West Point. But soon he learned what to do then, he followed the man in to aspire to the same things that Army front of him. He still contends that anyone Brats did, and hcLame another worthwhile can get through West Point by following and ambitious cadet. With his determina- the man in front of him. tion to succeed he should go far. the Academic Department and never ting the T.D. spoil his boundless gi humor. Sports are his hrst love and he spent unnumbered afternoons on squad football, doing his bit without h( of publicity to build the " Army Team. ' Golj 4, Nimierah: Art Chib 1: Camera Club 1; Diba Council and Forutfi 2-1; Skeet Club 1; Spanish Club Scrgiantl. Sifuash 4-i, Monogram; Tennis 4-}, Numeral; Cheerleader 2; Debate Council 3-2-1; French Club 3-2; Howitzer Staff 3; Engineer Football Team 2: Fi shine, Club 2-1: Mathe- matics Forum 2-1: Corporal 2: Sergeant 1 . Football 2-1, Monogram: Fortw, I: Russian Club 3-2; W. Polo Club 4; Weight Lifting Club 2-1; Sergeant I. JUAN GUIDO FA ' OLE 1-2 SAMUEL HENRY FIELDS G-1 THOMAS DOMINIC FLAHERTY, JR. H-1 Santa Clara, Cue Quht A LLXANDRI Prtsulent,.,! P ROVIDENCi;. R. I. From the beaches and " kioskos " of Sam arrived here in July of 1950 with a Coming to the Academy via M.I.T., sunny Havana, Juan ' s matchless wit set year of Prep School behind him in addition Tom found academics relatively easy. His forth to conquer West Point Sc]uash, drag- to his other schooling back in his home good nature made him popular with his ging, and black cigars dominated the town of Alexandria, ' a. His sense of classmates and a true friend of everyone. Chich ' s interest here at the Rock. This humor and his easy going way fitted him Hockey held Tom ' s interest during the " caballero ' s " radiant perst)nality, in spite ideally for the rigors of Cadet life. Here is winter months. His determination and of difficulties, has served to help us under- a man that we all look forward to serving ability has made his stay at West Point and stand our Latin neighbors. with in the future. ' icinity a complete success. Squash 4-3-2-1, Numerals, Monogram: Catholic Choir 4-}- Pistol Club 1; K.uho Club 1: Run,.,,, Club 3-2; Coiporjl 2; Hackey 4-}, Numerals, Monogram; Camera Club 2; Cathohc 2-1; Debate Council 1; French Club 3-2-J; Pistol Club 1; Sergeant 1. Chapel Acolytes 4-3-2-1; Debate Council and Forum 2-1; Portuguese Club 3-2-1; Spanish Club 3-2-1; Sergeant 1 . French Language Club 3; Weight Lifting Club 1; Sergeant 1 . ' ' V ! MIT, :asv,His wuk kis :vcrvo(it, ,nn« ibc tiiiD mil CLIFFORD THOMAS FLANIGAN ROBERT CLARK FCMIMAN 1-2 G-1 Mt. Clemens, Mich. Q .il fu l Competitor Washington, D. C. Coi res. JAMES JOSEPH FRAHER C-2 WNx, N. Y. Coiit res.suiihil After attenJint; Cimpcr L ' nion for one car, Jim canic to West Point, From the tart he JisphueJ a ,t;reat amount of spiri t inJ Ji Coming from the Air Force with the Skip ' s career here has been a credit to philosophy that " Nothing is ever as had himself and to " Armv Brats " in general. as it seems, " Cliff easily adjusted himself A readv smile and a sympathetic nature, to these grey walls. A confirmed week- plus a disposition that was totalh ' foreign ender, who thought trips were to fill in to academics, were a welcome diversion between weekends, he always had an in- from the dull apathv that tends to de- tcrestmg exploit to recount. Clilf will be velop at times. Hedl brighten many com- will surely make good m his branch at home wherever he goes. mands in the future. choice. helped him to excel both in academics and athletics. With his inherent ability and determination, jim Dialectic Society 4; Hoivtt:;er 4-3-2-1 , Advertising Manager; Fishing Club 2-1; Kussian Club 3-2; Corf oral 2; Lieutenant 1 . Squash 4-3-2-1 Numerals, M.onogr,im, Miftor " A " Star: Tennis 4-3, Numerals; Corporal 2: Sergeant 1. Soccer 4-3-2-1, Numerals, Minor A, Navy Star, Captain Catholic Choir 4-3-2; German Club 3-2-1; Glee Club 4-3-2 Hamlball Club 4-3-2; Hop Manager 4-3-2-1: Corporal 2, Lieutenant 1 . " SS i jft» % w ' BARRON FREDRICKS I-l Washington, D. C. D. C. Q Duke, the haril workings; boy from Wash- ington, D. C, h.ul hut one true love at West Point, that was his sack! But despite his ample sack time, Duke managed to get his licks in, both in the classroom and in the ring. We are all sure that this " pu- gilistic " hive can battle his way to the top of any situation. EDWARD VINCENT FREEMAN, JR. M-1 Brooklyn, N. Y. Coiif ns.uoihil One of Brookhn Prep ' s hnest, Harry spent many hours regaling his wives with advice on femmes and the prowess of the Dodgers. Harrv ' s greatest disappointment came when he missed the Goat Team by twenty hies. Though he may be plagued by tnuibles, the " Old Man ' s " grit and determin.uion will see him through. GUSTA JOHN FREYER E-2 AsBURY Park, N.J. Conz)-essioHal John came to us from the Garden State via Lehigh University. Being extremely adept at outwitting the Academic Depart- ment, John was always near the top of the hrst sections. Activities took much o{ his time, but he still found time for arguing with his roommates, playing squash, and the sack. Bosini, }-2-l. Minor A, Momi,r.im: Catholic Acolyte 3-2-1; H.imlbjll Guh }-l: Sjilwi, Cliih 4: Coi-ponil 2: Sergeant 1. Rifle 4; Spanish Club 3-2-i; Sergeant 1 . Camera Club 2-1; Debate Council 4-3-2-1; Mathematics Forum 2-1, Secretary; Model Railroad Club 4-3-2; Radio Club 3-2-1; Russian Club 3-2-1; Station Hospital Sports Staff 2-1: Sunday School Teachers 2-1; Sergeant 1. ISf WILLIAM LLOYO FRIER I-l Cleveland, Ohio Conej-cssiuihil His family ' s third generation of the Long Grey Line, Willie invariably hnght- cneJ life at Woo Ptio with his " I like it heref If Bill tries as hard to buck the trials of life in the Army as he did those of the Academic Department and his femmes, we ' re sure he ' ll some day be Chief of Staff. ROBERT E. FROMM 1-2 Kansas City, Kan. Cont esstonal Coming from the wheatlands, Mmorf was a welcome addition to our swimming team. Cadet life did nut faze him, but he and the Treasurer ' s office did not always agree at the end ot the month. Being a radio ham, his room sometimes resembled an electronics lab, much to the frustration of his roommates. LEONARD HAYES FULLER F-1 CoRSicANA, Texas Coiii yes.s uiuil ■ ' Or Crossbelts " came to Woo Poo straight from Texas A M to show every- one how Texans operate. Although P lebe year tended to slow down operations, Y ' earling year came finally, and with it came those now-famous parties in the big city. Len will still be operating with the best of them come June. Squash 4-5-2-1, N mierals, lAonop-utfi; Tmuis 4-3-2-1 Niimenj s. Monogram; Citholic Ch,ipil Acohtt i-2-1: Sp.nnsh Club 3-2-i, Vict-Pra,cleiit: Strguntl. Swimming 4-2-2-1, Minor " A " ; Fishing CInh 3-2; Chen Club 4-3; Cameni Club 3-2; Debate Council 4-3-2; German Club 4-3-2; R.« o Club 4-3-2-1: Sailing Club 4; Sergeant 1. Dialectic Society 4-3-2-1; French Club 3-2; Howitz.er 3-2; Ordnance Club 7; Pistol Club 3-2-1; Pointer 4-3-2-1; Skeet Club 4-3-2-1; West Paint Debate Council 4-3-2-1: Corporal 2; Lieutenant 1. ; .e HOWARD MARKLAND GABHERT, II C-1 Ventura, Calif. Cunti-essioihil The " Gab " came to West Point fresh from " Tin School. " A native Calitornian, this lad can just about call anvvvhere his home. At times he has claimed Para uay, Costa Rica, and El Salvador as his home. But during " Cow " summer, he was shown proof that he was a sixth generation Calitornian, and thus he stands, today. JOSEPH THOMAS GAFFNEY K-1 Waterbury, Conn. Coufftssioiuil Joe came to West Point directly from high school in the Brass City. Four vears at the Point were the culmination of all desires. His determination to accom- h this has pulled him through the ts ' fight for tenths with flying colors, deep sincerity and congenial personal- will attract manv friends. WILLIAM ATKINS GAGER, JR. Gaini;s ' ille, Fl.a Contfessioiial Bill fancied himself as the handball king of B-1, hut It was hard to get him out of the sack on free afternoons to prove it On cold days you could expect to find him interwoven in th e radiator. We liked him for his upright ideas, and we thank him for injecting some happiness into our life here. Ftncinf 4-3-2-1, Minor " A " , tAonogrum, Niimtr.ils: Catholic Choir 4: Dmut Orchtstra 3; Dialectic Society 4-}; Portug„!st Club 3-2-7, Treasurer: Spanish Club 1; Camera Clubl-l; Serjeant 1. Art Club 3.- Catholtc Cho }-2-l; Track }-2-l;Sergear, 4-}: Glee Club 3; Pistol Club Cadet Chapel Chimer 4-3; Cadet Chapel Choir 4-3-2-1; Fishing Club 3-2; Gennan Club 4-3-2; Glee Club 1; Hand- ball Club 3-2; Public Information Detail 2-1. Cadet m Charge; West Point Debate Council 4-3-2-1: Sergeant 1. 11 k lira out of ' DVC It Oil faJ kn llkcJIllID iliml; hiu 10 our lilc CUM. M.6ii» I FREDERICK MERTENS GALLOWAY K-2 Washington, D. C. Coiizjrsnoihil Leaving the whirl iit hfc in the nation ' s capitol to enter the ranks of the Long Grey Line, Fred soon earned the admiration of his classmates with his exceptional aca- demic abilitv. The future k)oms bright tor this man whose humor has livened inan a gathering. Our best wishes accoinpan ' him as he leaves us. Somr4; Uathemalus forum 1-1: Maikl PImi Club 3-2-i, Simtcry, V ,:c-Vrtsidcnt; Portupiai Lnii,„.,s;e Club 3-2. R,JioC b3-2-l;Siri[,i.i :rl. JOHN ROGERS GALN ' IN H-1 Waki;i ' ii;ld, Mass. N.itioHjl dnird Coming to West Point from a Yankee National Guard outht, Jack was quuk to make friends with even the Rebels, despite his Boston accent. Jack was always more prohcient with the art pencil than with the slide rule. The star men will fade long before Jack ' s work on our class crest will be forgotten. .n, Co«„al 2-1: Hauitza- 3-. -1, Asuici.tt i Editor: Art Club 2 : C nr 4-}-2-l: Kmi, .,ml Crnt On imitttt •(-3-2 1. CIkw- 2; Ser .M, 1. : Corpor., 2; Ut,,tm.,„t 1 . RONALD FREDERICK GAMBLE M-2 AMiiRiDC.ii, Pa. Coiiijessmihil The age old battle between the Academic Department and the cadet has never pene- trated Ron ' s life at West Point. Never one to let worries get the best of him, Ron came to love the sack. His love for " Red Boy " IS only exceeded by his dreams of his Service career. Ron is destined to always be right there on top. ' Club 2-1; R,,ss,M C iib 3-2-J; Corpor,,l P . , I f ' ?as ie s»Q JOSEPH GANAHL, JR. E-2 Clkvkland, Ohio Son of Deceased ' etenin The most striking characteristic of Joe is his curiosity, ranging everywhere from philosophy and poetry to politics and horseracing. Usually absorbed in pursuing his interests, he was never too busy tor a heated discussion, a laugh, or an anecdote. Joe ' s love of humor and conversation will insure him many friends. RAYNOR GAREY, JR. F-2 North East, Md. Q; a fieii Ahernate No one will deny that Ray became a suc- cessful cadet m every sense of the word. His unceasing efforts brought him aca- demic achievement as well as athletic dis- tinction. His elforts to solve the problems posed by cadet life as well as the academic department were always a little more than what was required. PAUL RAYMOND GARNEAU D-2 Nashua, N. H. Coiijij-essional Between golf, dragging, and hockey, Paul still found time to engage in many activities other than studies. Any excuse to get away from the books was always taken, especially a good party. His easy going manner, winning smile, and adapt- ability to any environment assure him suc- cess wherever he goes. Hockty 4: Dckitr Couihil 1-1: English liter.itim Suninai 3-2-1; Pomta- 2-1: S.uling Club 1-1: Sk, Club )-2-l; Str- Somr3-l 1. Minor ■ ' .4 " , Navy Star, Morwt,raw: Spaiiit j Golf 3-2-1. Managers Minor ■ ' A ' ; Hockey 4-3-1-1, Nu- Cl ub 2: Corporal 2: Serjeant 1. mirah, Monotram, Major " A " : Catholic Chapel Choir 4-3-2: German Club 3-2: Golf Club 3-2-1, Vice-President; Corporal 1; Lieutenant 1 . u ' " W H ROBERT KENNETH GARWOOD A-1 Highland Park, N. J. Kfgiilcir Army Bob came to West Point from the Signal Corps with a passion for bridge, but, strangely enough, he was always looking for a fourth, rather than a hfth He amazed us all with his very agile mind, which enabled him not to stud ' . He was also quite famous as a tree thinker, some- thing rare in this day and age. DONALD EUGENE GASTON L-2 X ' lENNA, W. ' a. Senatoi-Jcil In 1930 this blue-eyed cadet came into the world. " The Traveler " is the only in- dividual existing that can travel the entire United States during one shtirt leave with- out hnancial support. In his travels some- where he picked up a convincing smile and a deep conscientiousness that will be a distinct asset in his future. ROBERT LEE GEASLAND H-2 Council Bluffs, Iowa Coiizi ' C ' siontil The " Beanpole ' s " success in intramural track will be most remembered, as he earned many a BTP for the company. Bob was a fast man with the " slipstick " too, though he seldom came out with the same answer as the " P. " His humor helped many an evening pass and left its mark on the memories of all. Cross Country 4-}-2. Moiioi,r.,m; Dtki Pomrtr 3-2-1: Russian Club 1; Sirgeanr 1. Dtalicttc Society 4-3; Ftsttnt, Club 3-2: Hop Committee 4- CiJet Chdpel Choir 4-3-2-1; German Club 4-3: Public hi- 3-2-1; Pistol Club 1; Ski Club 4-3-1: Special Programs 4; formation Detail 4-3-2-1: Sergeant I. IX3NAL1) THdMAS GEIGER iM-1 I ONO Island, N. Y. Congressional Soldier, athlete, scholar, they all apply to Don, but in varying ranges. Thwarted several times, he finally was admitted. He gained many friends with his ceaseless, good natured humor. Don icjved to run, be it from Academics, Tactical Dep artment, or the Corps. His career will surely bring him success. in- JOSEPH JOH.N ' (,ERDA K-l ND, Ohio Congressional Gaylord Gcrda, the gambling man! His was an uphill-fight all the way, but he was the fastest man to tell a " straight " from a " full house. " A former marine from Ohuj, Joe had little difficulty with the " T. D. " Joc was known for his friendly disposition, although much of it was shared with " Red Bov. " JOHN WESLEY GHEEN A -2 CiiisiioLM, .VIi.v.v. Congressional After finding that West Point couldn ' t offer a substitute for a Minnesota winter, John moved to Smith Rink, which was more to his liking. Never one to let the Academic Department dominate him, he stayed a self-respected " goat. " After living two years in the 7th Div. " ballroom " he looks forward to his career. Track 4-3-2-1, Numeratt, Monoj ram, Major " A " ; Cross Country 4- ' i-2-l , Numerals, Monofram; Tennis 4-i, Numer- als, Monogram; Catholic Choir 4-3-2-1; Spanish Club 4-3: Portuguese Club 4-i: Sirfianf 1. fencing 4, Numiralt: Corpor.il 2; Lit it Hockey 4-3-2-1, Manapr s ■■ )•,• Debate Council 4-3-2: Corporal 2; Sergeant 1. I p i JAMES FREDERICK GIBSON L-1 Cadillac, Mich. Congressional ■ " Tis of Michigan he sings with a merry ring. " From the campus at Ann Arbor to West Point was a transition of consider- able magnitude for this amiable Wolverine. Unaffected by the frivolities of life, Gib maintained an even keel with the TD and undauntedly weathered the storms of aca- demics and the West Point life. Track 4, Numerals: Catholic Chapel Choir 4-i-2-l; Dcha Council 1; Spaniih Club 3-2-1: Corporal 2: Sergeant 1 . WENDELL HARRISON GILBERT C-1 Clarksville, Texn. Congressional " Gil " started Plebe year bewildered by the drastic change. In academics he held to the policy " if you can ' t speck it, forget it " and was very disappointed when he couldn ' t drop Plebe French. His ambition is to come back as " Supe " and abolish reveille or get a nice warm post down South. French Clui 3; iU Club 2-1; Weight Lifting Club 3-2-1; Sergeant 1. JOHN WILLIAM GILBOUX 1-2 Tarektu.m, Pa. Congressional From the steel mills of Tarentum, Gil came to us. The Foreign Language Depart- ment was his most dangerous enemy. One of his favorite pastimes was keeping the red-boy warm and listening to the classics. He took intramurals seriously and could be counted on. With his determination, Gil should go a long way. Boxing 4; Catholic Chapel Acolyte 3-2-1; Debate Council 3-2-1; French Club 3: Handball Club 1; RaJto Cl ub 4: Sergeant 1. 295 LEE EDWARD GILBRETH JAMES EDWARD GILES LOUIS HOLMES GINN, III L-1 D-2 D-1 Fort Sam Houston, Texas Fresuleiinal Richmond, ' a. Conii-es.siunal Richmond, Va. Senatorial Lee joined us from the Army ranks for Ct)ming to the Academy from VPI, Jim After obtaining his life ' s ambition to his tour-year tt)ur here. Between fights lost little time in adapting himself to life enter West Point, Lou became well-known with the TX). and the English Depart- at West Point. Never one to worry alxiut throughout the Corps for his novel ways ment, Lee has found time to engage in academics, he had plentv of time to make of spending leaves. Lou ' s ever present several of the activities around the cam- friends and talk about his beloved South. smile has made him many lasting friends. pus. Atterntions spent in the " Coal Bin " His loyalty to the South was exceeded only Jumping from the thirty-tour fo(.)t tower and nights spent playing Pinochle have by his ambition to fly. Jim will make his at Bragg convinced him that the army life still lelt him one |ump ahead of the Tac. mark in the service. was for him. Tr,,tk 4-): D,k:rt Co,,,,:, 4-}-l-l; Go HawifZ r 1-1; Pomter 4-}; Strgi.mt 1 . Socctr 3-2, Monogram; Fishing Club 2; Handbill I Club 1: Onimince Club 1; Sailing Club 4-3, Secretary: Sh Club 4-i-2-l: Corporal 2; Sergeant 1 . Cadet Chafel Acolyte 4-3-2-1, Cadet in Charge 1; Camera Club 3-1; Debate Council 4-3-2-1; French Club 3-2; Hop Manager 4-3-2-1; Howitier 2-1; Mortar 3: Pointer 4-3-2-1, Treasurer 1; Corporal 2; Lieutenant 1. ROBERT MERRILL GOMEZ E-1 Tulsa, Okla. Cont ressioihil Boh was one man at West Point who could say no situation was so had that it couldn ' t he laughed about. He has been a staunch supporter of the Army for many years and was swayed none by the air con- ditioning of the jets. Give Bob a box of White Owl cigars and a crossword puzzle and he ' ll be hanpv for life. ROBERT ELDRED GOODWIN D-1 QuiNCY, Mass. Coii i -ess!iinal Proud of his New England accent and his native state, Bob has withstood many a loke about each. He is perhaps best re- membered for his classes in the sinks before the WGR ' s. Bob himself will best remem- ber his four years in D-1 as times of friend- ship with one of the finest groups of the Corps. Mi JAY WILLIAM GOULD, III A-2 jeapolis, Minn. Sonitonal Circus boy turned West Pointer, who still operated a three ring circus while here on the Rock, his classmates will re- member him for his collection of beautiful women and fatherly advice to Yearlings on love. Social Sciences were his mainstay. He could always derive more from a discussion than out of a book. Dthatt Council 2-1: Hoi Club4-i-l-l:Serge.,ntl. K " - 4-}-2-l: RaJw Club 2; Sh So- .-. : Club 4: Mmt.n- 3, Sp.uuih Club 3, K.ilh B.n,. 2-1: CherrltuJir }-2-l: Cadet Chapd Acolyti 4-5-2-1: Chess Club 4-}-2-l: Dekite Council 2-1: Dialectic Society 4-3-2; Russian Language Club 3-2-1: Skeet Club 2-1: Special Pro- grams Committee 4-3-2: Sergeant I . WILLIAM PRESTON GRACE, III B-2 Arltngton, ' a. Conii,rejs!oihi Being an Army Brat, Bill had some idea about West Point before he entered. Willy always keeps his classmates amused by numerous jokes, his personality has made him a friend of all. His joy is fencing in which he constantly played for Army. Battling the Academic Dept. was Bill ' s hardest hght, but he won. WENDELL FREDERICK GRANT A-1 Concord, N. H. Senatorial Born and raised in the Granite State of New Hampshire, Buzz ' s New England twang caused him no end of difficulties here at the Point. He plaved at athletics a little, but he spent the greater part of his time fighting the Academic Department and enjoying the mad scramble about him for academic rank. ROBERT LEE GRAY, JR. 1-2 ORTH DERGEN, N. Cnnii nssioiial Bob invariably attacks a task with an overpowering enthusiasm that invites suc- cess. True, he has absorbed his quota of soirees with the A.D. with apt and oft- times bitter comment, but inevitably this reaction merely precedes a shrewd, opti- mistic evaluation and unreserved accept- ance of the situation. Fencing 4-3-2-i, Mi, gtant 1. Footk,ll 4: BaskaU 4; Cadet Ch.pel Choir 4-}: Fnmh F.shmg Club 3-2; Hop Commtttee 4-i-2-l: Pistol Club 1 Club 3-2; Corporal 1 2; Sergeant 1 . Spanish Club 3 -2-7 ,• Corporal 2; Captain 1 . HAROLD ROGER GREER I-l Fort Lke, N.J. Coitffas ' ioiial Sam, manager of the football team, was also noted as a lover of music, humorist, lover, and true goat. When not in his room writing letters, he could usually be l ound in the middle of a bull session. Always the life of the party, Sam will be well remem- bered for his sincerity and wonderful per- sonality. DRAPER BELL GREGORY M-2 Newark, N. J. nat,n,u,l Guard Greg blew into West Point with a Na- tional Guard appointment in his hand and a mischievous grin on his face. Since that dav he has kept both his classmates and his company in an uproar over his antics and |okes. His sense of humor, energy, and common sense will carry him over the rough places in the years to come. RICHARD ALAN GRIFENHAGEN A-2 West Hartford, Conn. Coiifiir. ' iiioniil Grif, coming to West Point directly from Hall High, West Hartford, Conn., is one of the youngest men in his class. Beast Barracks came as a shock hut he got the situation well under control early. His sense of humor made life more bearable for all. After graduation we knt)w that he will go far in the service. Football 4-i-2-l, MMj ers Major " A " 1: Catholic Chon 4-3-2-1; Dialectic Society 2-1; Pointer 3; Spanish Cluh 4-}. Suiimiini ' 4; Track 1; Lacrosse 3; Cadet Chapel Choir 4-}-2-l; Cadet Glee Club 3-2-1; Debate Cornell 4; Sergeant 1. Boxittg 4; Debate Council 4-3-2; German Clu Howitzer 2-1; Jewish Chapel Choir 4-3-2-1. Direct Sergeant 1. ' ■ m 14 - Basketball 4, Nn Sir ff ant I. ,l : Football 4, Nu Cross Country 4; Fishing Club 3; Debate Council 4-3; Mathematics Forum 2-1; Pistol Club 4; Russian Club 3-2-1; Ski Club 4-2; Corporal 2; Sergeant J, Brigade Color Forum 2-1: Hou 2-1; Sergeant I. -3-2-1: French Club 4-3: Pistol Club f tL RICHARD WATTS GRIFFIN LEONARD LEROY GRIGGS, JR. RICHARD HANSON GRINDER, JR D-1 L-2 F-2 HoPKiNSViLLE, Ky. Congressional Portsmouth, ' a. Congresstoiial Fort Knox, Ky. Presidainal HoptDwn has given us GrilT with his Before coming to West Point, Lenny Dick, a graduate of Hampton High Kentucky drawl and a working day be- attended X ' lrginia Polytechnic Institute. School and an " Army brat, " was well ginning when the chickens get up. He has After he came to West Point he spent the tortihed to meet the rigors of academy life. collected at West Point all the knowledge ma|ority of his time tutoring his class- He will always be remembered for his pho- he can utilize in the Army in the years mates. In his spare time he could be found tographic interests, but most of all for the after graduation. Those who have met either in the gym, sacking in, or dragging laughs he provided with his many and him have received the friendship of a true around the rock. He will wear his gold varied " drags. " We know that Dick will gentleman from the South. bars well. be a success at whatever he undertakes. 300 r ELLIOT WESLEY GRITTON K-1 ), Ni:v. Sci j. LOLUS GROSS ROBERT HENRY GROSS B-2 G-2 Brooklyn, N. Y. Ndnoiuil G iiird Detroit, Mich. Cunp-fntonal Elliot was disappointed early in his Louie onlv had to paddle a short dis- No one can say our Bob did not have a cadet career when he learned that iishing tance up the Hudson troni his Brooklyn sense of humor. Man ' ' s the time his time was hard to find. Fortunately, he has home. After two years of cngineerini; at recovered from this shock and has man- CCNY, academics presented no dithculties. aged to master life even to the extent of With a friendly smile and a warm greet- smilinp at reveille. With his cheerful atti- mg, he was always willini; to help others tude he should have little dillicult - NTth m any way. Manv a " t oat " owed his the task of life. stay here to Louie ' s unselhsh help. laughter echoed through the halls. Noth- ing seemed to dampen it, not even the weather, the TD, or the Academics. His good naturedness and friendliness will, no douht, carry him through a successful career and a happy future. Fishing Club 3-2-1, Stcrctary-Tnasimr; French Club 3-2; Chess Club 4-3-2-1; Drbati Council 2-1; German Club 3-2-1; Debate Council 4-3-2-1; Golf Club 4-3: Mathematics Forum 2-1; Ordnance Club 2-1; Debate Council Jewish Chafel Choir 3-2-1 : Ordnance Club 2-1; Pistol Club 3-2-1; Camera Club 4; Sergeant 1 . 2-1; Corporal 2; Sergeant 1 . 3-2-1; Radio Club 4-3-2-1: Russian Club 3-2; Ski Club 3-2-1; Sergeant 1 . BRANDT FOX GRUBBS E-2 Fort Knox, Ky. Presidentnil Comes graduation and he is still smiling, although academics sometimes rubbed him the wrong way. With a keen interest in sports, our intramural teams were so much the better with him. Common sense, with a wealth of patience, and persistence on a fair deal have helped make Brandt one of E-2 ' s finest. ROBERT JOSEPH GUIDERA M-2 WiiSTBURY, N. Y. Congressional Bob hit pretty effectively for Col. Blaik ' s footballers when his knees were in shape. He even has a broken nose to prove for his football endeavors, tho some say this resulted from the infamous plebe gym. After two years at St. John ' s U. in New York, academics were easy. We ' ll be look- ing at you. Bob. HARLAND LESLIE GURNEY 1-2 Woodland Hills, Calif. Conq ressional Bud came to the Point from the Army, bringing with him a cheerful nature, an interest in all things mechanical, and a tolerance for New York weather. His sense of humor, philosophical attitude, and broad knowledge in the technical fields will be a key to his future career. We wish him success and good fortune. SfMish Club }-2-l; Pistol Club I; Corporal 2; Li, Football 4-i-l-l, Major A 4-i-2-l, Ant. Coach 1; Track 4-3. Numerals 4; Catholic Choir 4-}; Dialectic Society 3-2; Corporal 2; Lit Chess Club 3; Dialectic Society 1: Howitzer 4-}-2; Model Airplane Club 2-1; Pistol Club 4-3-2-1; Lacrosse 4-3-2-1; Sergeant 1 . W M K GEORGE STERLING GUY, JR. IRL EDWARD HA. S WALLACE KENIX ' LL HAFF M-2 D-2 C-2 Nashville, Tenn. Cons ressimuil Bridgeport, Conn. Con ressmudl Brooklyn, N. Y. Coiit resuomil During his four years at West Point, A hive, forniL-rly of MIT, X ' irl not only Claiming both the Facilic and Atlantic George never once faltered in his defense had little trouble with the Academic and shores as his home, Ken arrived at West of the good ol ' Southland. A native Tactical Departments, but tired high on Point ready to enjoy football, skiing, sing- Tennessean, George brought to the Acad- the Cal. 30 Ritle Team and was also voted ing, sleeping, and eating. His only dislike emy not only a grand spirit of friendliness the most valuable player on his football is books, which have afforded him many and ct)nsiderati()n for the men around him. team. Nothing gets the better of him, his dull moments. As a master of every situa- but also a desire to always do his very best powerful sense of humor casts off tem- tion, Ken looks forward to making the in everything he undertook. porary misfortunes with glee. most of graduation. Fencing 4; Kifli 2-1, Mtmr " A " ; Canm-j Club 4-3-2- Chea Club 4-3: Class King and Crest Committee 3-2- Geniian Club 4-}; Model Airplane Club 4-3-2: Pointer 4-3-. 1, Circulation Manager; Kifle Club 2-1; Sergeant 1 . Football 4-3-2. Major ' ' A ' -; Baseball 3, Monogram: Gym- nastics 4, Numerals: Chapel Choir 4-3-2: Pistol Club 4-3-2: Spanish Club 4: Ski Club 4-3-2: Corporal 2: Captain 1. mm 4m C| ' ' .,- JOHN ALDEN HALL L2 Madison, Mii. Cuiit ress: Born and raised in Madison, Maine john brought to West Point a quiet per- sonality, et one as outstanding as his ree hair. Mild-tempered, genial, earnest, ane always willing to help, his zest and ahilitv SAYWARD NEWTON HALL, JR. L-1 Thomaston, Me. C( ii i -essiniuil SAMUEL LEE HALLIDAY B-2 West Lafayette, Ind. Congressional Lee achieved one of the first goals in his life when he entered the Military Academy. He possessed an ability for perpetual Pete came to us from that northern country of Maine, but with the help of the department ot English, he has hnalh ' learned to speak the language. He has held speech, but only if his hands were free to his own in the All Corps Goat team. But gesture. His classmates received many sales to meet difficulties will stand him in good the Academic Department has never quite talks and arguments with grim patience, stead. Whichever branch John chooses, he caught up with him. For an old man of He does not criticize any branch, so he will be a success. twenty-five, Pete manages to get arouiul should be happy wherever he lands. Cnttt Chapl Choir 4-}-2-l; Golf Club 2-1. Prcudnit: Gimen, Chib 2-1; K:nu.ni Chdi }: S.ulaie, Ch,h i: Corpanil Ddjte Co„„c, 3-2-1: Pistol Club 2-1: Point, Pistol Club 4: Model Airplane Club 3-2-1, Prcsidclt; Kadio 2; Lieutenant I . Club 3-2; Corporal 1: Sergeant 1 . Club 2-1 : Corporal 2: Sergeant 1 , Guidon Bearer. •-? % JAMES NICK HAL ' ATGIS G-1 Gary, Ind. Senatorial Hal is strictly an amateur — that is, ama- LEWIS HINCHMAN HAM, JR. H-2 Ft. Collins, Colo. Senatorial ROBERT ALLEN HAMBLIN D-2 EvANSTON, Wyo. Senatorial teur linguist, amateur restaurateur; and financial genius, |unior racle. He is a man Lewie is t ' ollowing the Footsteps of his father and grandfather this June. Being a ■■Brat ' ' ail his life he can call any place his who knows what he wants and is willing home. Afternoons found him over in the to work to attain it. Being of a determined gym hitting the bag or in his rtjom hitting nature, there is little doubt that whatever the books. His easy laugh and his enjoy- and the " Owl " on a Tactical problem at he attempts, he will make a success of it. ment of a good argument will serve him Camp Buckner. For his ellorts AI became well in any assignment. a member oi the ■ ' Century Club. " " Old Al " always had a talc about the wild and woolly West and Dead Horse Pass. He waged a relentless battle against the Academic Department, " The Boys " will remember the combined cliorts of Al R!fle Te,,m 3-2-7, Minor - ' A ' ' , NJ •). St,i,; Mome,nim: R,flc ClNh 3-2-1: D,k,te Coiwcil 3-2.- Onlmwu Cluh ' }-2-l; SpMiish Club 4: Corpor.il 2: Ueuteiunrl. Boxing 2: Ditilcctic Sociity Club 4-)-2; Corporal 1; Unit, -3-2-1. Pr,.u,k,n: Spa ' .ama-a Club 1-1: Dtbaw Club 4, G ,miast,a 4: 1, Auistant Sports Editor: Policy Committee I Club 4-3-2: Ser i eaiitl. WADE HAMPTON CLARENCE WILLIAM HANNON CHARLES BENJAMIN HANSON H-2 A-I K-1 Spartanburg, S. C. Coii ressioiuil Laportic, Ind. Coiiyessional Morris, Minn. Coiip-essional Wade arrived at tiic Point as a Southern Bill iiaiis from the metropolis of Pin- From the first dav until graduation, gent, but soon settled down m fight olf hook out in the " Basketball " state of Charlie has been a classmate who would firsties. This battle he won with his sense Indiana. Reveille proved to be no problem lend a helping hand at all times. He was of humor and good nature, but academics to this farmer nor did the basketball court one of those rare corps squad athletes of were a different story; however, he foiled where he has really made a name for him- K-Co who excelled in pole vaulting and their attack and won stars for the action. self. For sure. Bill will have all the success succeeded in outrunning the Academic De- His fine personality and friendliness will possible after graduation because of his partment. His determined outlook will carry him far. winning personality. take Charlie a long way. BebMt Council 4-}-2-l; Dulatii Society 1; Fmuh Club Ski Club 4-)-2-l; GaljCliibi-l-liSeritantl. Batkctkill 4-i-l-l, fA ijor l:Corpor.ill:Lieutinantl. C.ipl.ii i; Dib.ite Council Tnick 4-i-2-l , Numer.ils, Monaf r.im: Dd.ile Council 4: Strgcanl 1, SAMUEL RICHARD HAROVER M-1 Maysvillk, Ky. Congressib WILLIAM BAYNARD HARPER D-1 hd Norfolk, V a. President uil Willie IS the guy vou would like most to double date with; never-a-dull-momcnt. M.m of a million faces, a smile that won ' t hide; a real helping hand that can be de- pended on, no matter what, and a friend even in the rain. Willie ' s success is in the Sam chose the Academy to fulfill his lifelong ambition — to become one of Uncle Sam ' s soldiers. He is a walking encyclo- pedia on airplane and automobile designs, compression ratios, efficiencies, horse- powers, and accelerations; and is looking forward to when the first rocket will land bag; with his potential, it ' s unavoidable. on the moon. DA ID R)RD HARRIS G-2 ARLINGTON Va. CoHji) ' ess!oihd Known around G-2 as the " warm body, " Dave could usually be found rolled up in his red boy. x member of the famed " 100 hour club, " Dave is looking forward to the remainder of his career. Dave ranks as the number one ambassador of good will. Our best to you in the future, Dave! C„mr., Club 3; Fnncb Club 3; Onhuma Club 1: Putol Club 3-1: Public Injorrmirion Ditail 4-3-2-1; Riidio Club 4: Sag antl. Swimmini, 4-3-2-1, Monogmm, Numir.ih; Ring Com- mittee 4-3-2-1; Wdter Polo Club 2-1: Corporal 2; Sergeant 1. Camera Club 4; Debate Council 4-3; French Club 3; Golf Club 3-2-1: Handball Club 1; Pntol Club 2: Skeet Club 4-3; Ski Club 4-3-2-1: Spanish Club 3; Sergeant 1 . 307 •v o v m 1 EDWARD PERRY HART FRANKLIN AUGUSTUS HART LOREN VERNE HART E-1 A-1 C-2 HoLYOKE, Mass. Coiitirssianal Miami, Fla. Compress; him I Signal Mountain, Tenn. Coi!t.res.uonul Strai£;ht to our campus from the thriving Frank came to us from the land o( Give Larry a difficult task and he ' ll metropolis of Holyoke came this smiling oranges with a sunny disposition. He has master it quickly. Confidence in his abili- Irishman. He was never lacking a |oke at been a staunch addition to all hops and ties is his forte. He has managed to face P-rades while a plebe, and never missed a parties, and his marriage will cause much four years at West Point with a quiet chance later. Though never a hrst section wailing all along the east coast. The service efficiency and a ready sense of humor. His man, he could always hnd time to write will be getting one of the suavest and most ability to make steady and long lasting many letters and then to " rest his weary likeable guys they have ever had when friends will serve him in his coming years. bones. " Bruiser graduates. Catholic Chapel Choir 3; Catholic Chaptl Acolyte 3-2; Dr- batt Council 1-1: French Club 3-2;OrdnanceClub 1; Serjeant 1. Soccer 3-2, Monogram; Debate Council 3-2; Sailing Club 4; Engineer Football 2; Russian Club 3-2-1; Sergeant 1. Boxing 4: Camera Club 1; Debate Council 2; Ordnance Club 3-2; Pistol Club 3-2; Russian Club 3-2; Corporal 2: Ser- ' " MM m mpmul mi k ' ll ihisabil:- ■d to fat ti a qmti uiiior. His 115 lasiiBj ROBERT JOSEPH HAR ' EY F-2 Pittsburgh, Pa. Coiii n-ss oi al Friim the smoky hills of Pittsburgh came Bob. His high school days just past, he turned immediately to the four vears william nafew haskell k;-2 New York, N. Y. Congressional Here is that smiling rascal, devil may care, lover of the good life, known as " lust Plain Will. " He follows in the Army war. Academic problems were nt) trouble. footsteps of his Jad. Coming to us from His favorite sport, track, gave Bob good the asphalt |unglc, he has successfully reason to lead the track team as coach. passed the tests of the T.D. and the Aca- Bob ' s Irish smile and will for work made deliiic Department. He is now on his way life easier for all of us. to don those precious £;olden bars. Catholic Choir 4; Diliate Council 1; Russian Club 4-1; Golj Club 3-1; Handball Club 3-2-1; Kadio Club 4-3; Ski Club 4-3; Weight Lifting Club 1; Corporal 2; Sergeant 1. WILLIAM LOCKE HAUSER K-2 Fayettevillh, N. C. Senatorial Bill, perpetually on the Dean ' s list and a star man cow year, will always be re- membered as a friend of the goats. He has generously shared his prodigal academic talents for four years to save many a man from the clutches of the dreaded Academic Department, Bill is West Point ' s answer to electronic computers. « n 4. CuLt Ch.,pel Cl ' „jy 4-3-2-1: Cnlet Chaptl -Vl-1. D,lu r C,„„c,l 4-yi-l: Spanish Club 3; llV;? .f Lijtnn Lh,h 1. Strgtant 1. JAMES ELLIS HAYS L-1 Columbus, Ohki Arwy Except tor a close brush with the Ger- man Department, Jim has remaineJ a semi- hive. Of course there are times, sucii as when he kicks about going onlv 2.7, that his goat roommates ' love for him fades. Jim hokls one record that even the goats can ' t discredit he has dragged every weekend he has spent at West Point. Caiicr Chapel Choir 4; Cacht dec Club 4-3-2-1, Secntary- Treasurer 2, Busmiss Manager 1; Golf Club 2-1; Mortar 3, Busintss Managir; Poitittr 4; Corporal 2; Serjeant I . JAMES FRANCIS HEALY L-2 Amityville, N. Y. Seihitor .il THOMAS FRANCIS HEALY F-2 HoLYOKE, Mass. Cone res.uoiial Spending most of his free time running In sports, Tom is one of the company ' s in the hills or the field house, Jim developed most versatile participants. His favorite into one of the finest distance runners in sports arc baseball and lacrosse. If not on the academy. Coming from Stewart Field the baseball diamond or lacrosse held, Tom Jim brought with him the personality to can he found in the sack or on the phone. make lasting friends. When he enters the Academics are no hurdle for Tom, his fa- service after graduation, Jim is assured of a vorite subject IS German. He has a promis- successful career. ing future ahead. Cross Country 4-3-2-1, Major -A-, Navy Star: Track 4-3- 2-1, Major ■■.r Navy Star: Poltcy Committer 1: Corporal 2;Sergea„tl. German Club 4-3-2: Go f Club 3-2,- Hamlball Club 3-2 Ski Club 4-3: Sergeant 1. JOSEPH JAMES HEED F-2 Garden City, N. Y. Conii-esswiud Jue, a quiet and calm Cadet, is interested in the finer things in life. Besides the study i)f the sciences which all cadets pursue, he has devDtcd much of his time to improve- ment in the arts and letters. He has a re- served personalitv that will command re- spect regardless ot which branch he enters. Githolk Acalyti 2-1; Howitzer ! Coimiil 4-3-2-1; JAMES ROBERT HENRY F-1 McKees Rocks, Pa. Kii iiL, FRANKLIN DAY HICKS L-2 Covington, Ky. Cont yessmiial Jim came to West Point via the Infantry Before coming to West Point Frank at- and Stewart Field, and he was well tended the University ot X ' irginia. While equipped to master all problems with pt)ise at the academy Frank was noted for his and ease- He believed in being well rounded friendly and warm personality. Frank and was outstanding in athletics and aca- fought the academic department for four demics. He was alwavs readv with that years and won. Either bo.xing or football winning smile and friendly advice. Jim took up his free time. Frank takes with was a modest master of all he surveyed. him the qualities for an outstanding career. B.iuh.ill 4: Licrasse 3, Monogram; Policy Commiitie 2: Sp.nush Cl„b 3-2; Dtk,n Council 2; Lieinemmr 1. Boxnig 4-i-2-l, Mwor -A ' ' : FootktII 4-3-2-1. Momir.wr. CuUr Chapel Choir 4-3-2-1; Pntol Club 4: K,n L.Com,»!tne 4-3-2-1; Ware) Polo Club 4: Corporal 2: Ueutrllallt I. 1 1 ' ? m 311 JAMES GORDON HIGGS E-2 Paris, Tenn. Coiign nil The Sack, " Beast-Barracks " in its cen- tral area environs, the hrst two weeks in the company, and the hrst furlough were the things which made deep impressions upon Jim, His sober countenance did not always convey his true appreciation of cadet life, but James G. always had a smile for everyone. WILLIAM JOSEPH HILSMAN E-2 St. Louis, Mo. C(»ii,ressiunal Bill came to West Point from St. Louis University High School. His time here has been divided between Academics and the soccer held. We worried about Bill when we saw him on the held eontinuallv bouncing the ball off his head. It seems , though, that he has survived, so maybe there ' s something to it. GEORGE HARRISON HILT B-2 PnoiiNi.x, Ariz. Seiuiturud Harry came to us from Arizona as an out- post from their Chamber of Commerce. He distinguished himself in academics, inter- murder, and numerous outside activities. We ' ll long remember him for his character portrayals in 100th Nite Shows and for his tales of the West which brightened these thousand odd days. Squash 4-}-2-I, Minor ' ■A ' : Tnwis ■ -3-2-i, Mii French Club }-2; Kadto Club 4-i-2; Sergeant 1. Socar 4-11-1-1, Numerals, Monogram, Minoi Chapel Choir 4-}; Catholic Chapel Acolyt Council 1: Spanish Club 4-}: Sergeant 1 . Soccer 4-3-2-1, Numerals, Monogram; Pistol Club 2-1; Dialectic Society 4-3-1-1; Howitzer 4; Debate Council 4-2; Special Program Committee 4-3; Russian Club 3-2; Ordnance Club 1: Corporal 1; Sergeant 1. 312 i! ' W JOHN ISMERT HINCKE, JR. L-2 PiNCKNEYVILLE, IlL. Co i res nal LEO PETER HOBBS JANDOAH, Pa. Co Hal RICHARD WRIGHT HOBBS Fitzgerald, G null A typical " Brat, " Jack ' s first appear- ance was in the Philippines. Scttlms; only long enough to stuJv three years at Pitt, Jack entered the Point a perfect scholar and gentleman. Remaining a gentleman, his love is split between learning to sing and listening to the classics. Already a success, Jack should go a long way. After graduating from high school, Lee enlisted in the Army and after a year came to West Point. Among his avocations were: Charles Antell- formula No. 9, Co-captain of the Goat football team, keeping his red boy warm, and keeping his lacrosse stick in practice. All in all, the above took most of his tree time. Dick is one of the few lucky ones who have combined their talents so that they are tops both in and out of the Academic Buildings. A true " Engineer " from the start and an outstanding athlete, he has made many friends and admirers. He will have little trouble in life and his success after graduation is assured. Public Informat,o„ Den,, 2; Waiter Polo Chib 4-3: Corpor.d 2; Sergeant 1. Lacrouei-l-l,Monogn Corporal 2; Sergeant 1 . , Major ' A " : D,hatt Cornel 1-1: DLIANE LOUIS HOGAN E-1 LiSMORK, Minn. Coiit i; ' U,l Duanc can usually he found laboring I ' er the hooks of the Radio Cluh with a ce hot cup of coffee not very far away. JEROME HENRY HOLMLUND I-l Spii.ARiiSH, S. D. Colore s.uuihil Mi grating from So. Dak. in the summer ot ' 50, Jerry found lite on the Hudson a hit dilferent from life in the Arm -. Jerry ' s He was the club ' s Treasurer. Never beset hv doggedncss for studying was tempered by problems he is always cheerful and easy to his fondness for good music. After a four get along with. With his fine sense of ear incubatu)n period within the conlines humor and gay wit, it is without doubt of West Piiint we await with anticipation that a line career will he his. the results. Cmjtra Club 1-1; HowitXfr 4; Modil Airplam Club 3; Dcb.itt Coiwul 1; Onhhwce Club }-L PMu h,jorr ur,o OnltiMce Club 3 Policy Committti 1-1; Radio Club 4-h2-l, Ditatl 4-}-2-l: Skut Club 4; St.n:ish Cluh 4-}: Corporal 2 Trtaturcr 3-2; Skcet Club 4-i; Sk, Club 4: Ticker and Escort Sirgiant 1 . Commttttc 2; Corporal 2; Lieutenant 1. DAVID NORD HOLTAM A-1 Chicago, III. Coiit nssioiiul When Little David climbed up irom the train station that morning in July, he was stunned to discover that this liberal " En- gineering College " contained among other things, a " class system. " But after work- ing his way through Plebe Year, he ac- quired an LTpper Class point of view with a Plebe ' s insight. Cadet Chapel Choir 4-3-2-1; Glee Club 4-i; Portuguese Club 3-2; Ski Club 3; Weight Lifting Club i-l: Policy Com- mittee 2-1; Sergeant 1. ir J BRADLEY JOHN HONHOLT JACK DONALD HORNER HAL WILLIAM HOWES L-2 H-2 H-1 Batavia, III. Coiit res.uoihil Chattanooga, Tenn. Con, res.u, mil St. Petersburg, Fla. Senatorial Academics came as easily to Brad as sack Having lived on the Post for three vears Hal came to the Point after a year at did to the rest of us. He always maintained prior CO coming here. Jack knew what he X ' .M.I. He easily adapted himself to the his " hive " averages, but he never lacked was getting into. For some reason, he al- life at the academy. He en|oyed excellent time tor a smile, a song, a weekend, or a ways seemed to end up with Goats for relations with the TD, but had his times shower formation for someone ' s birthday. roommates. We will all be watching his with the Academic Department. We will His eas - disposition belied his ability to success in his chosen branch. Jack is the remember him for his constant good humor kind of fellow who can not help but the way to the top. helping hand. His zeal for doing -1 will make him tops. QiJet Ch.iptI Chon 4-i-2-l; Houir ir 4: Pistol Club I: Dulatic Sacity 4-}-2-l: Ho Corponil 2: So-gr.itn 1. French Club 3; Su-gunt I. Rifli 4: Quiet Clwpd Choir 4-1-2-1: Dialectic Society 3-2; GcrniJii Club 3; Golf Club 3; Howitzer 4-i-2-l , Chairman of the Bo.ml: Pistol Club 4: Skeet Club 4; Corpor.,1 2; 1 1| 315 RICHARD PAUL HOY F-2 ERMlLLloN, S. D. Senatorial Dctourcd Flehc vcar, Dick ' s will and de- termination brought him back again from the University of South Dakota. Always smiling and happy, Dick ' s sense of humor finally won his five year battle with the academic department. In his free time, he could usually be found playing baseball, basketball, or football. JOHN WILLIAM HUDACHEK I-l Mechanicsville, Iowa Conii-esuonal This raiser ot strictly corn-fed hogs from Iowa adapted himself well to the trials and tribulations of Plebe Year. After having twice defeated the French Department, he had little trouble with the rest of aca- demics. His " do well " attitude promises him a very successful oliicer career. VICTOR JOSEPH HUGO, JR. E-I My RBLEHEAD. M Conii ' essional Vic came to the Point from the refined state of Mass., but didn ' t let that hold him back on the lacrosse field or at the hockey rink, where he has left a name to be remembered. Off the field ' ic mastered the subjects and the T.D., but not the cocktail set. A conscientious person, ' ic should find clear sailing ahead. Baseball 4-}; B«e.h Notes Staff 3-2-;, AJn ager; French Club 3; Corporal 2; Sergeant 1 . Catholic Chaptl Acolyte 3-2-1: Model Atrpla. Corporal 2; Lu Hockey 4-1-2-1, Major " A " , Captain: Lacrosse 4-3-2-1, Major --A ' ' : French Club 3-2 Handball Club 2: Pistol Club 1: Corporal 2: Sergeant 1. " fUBEa w ROBERT LEIGH HUNT WILLIAM HOWARD HUNTER, JR. RUFUS DANIEL HUTCHESON H-1 B-2 A-2 Birmingham, Ala. Coi!z,ress!oiuil Arlington, a Cont msional Atkinson, N. H. G,n i ress„mcrl The Hell Cats met their match when Dan In Boh we found a man never tt)o Busy Arriving at the Point from ' irgini ) render a helping hand. His modest fresh from university lite, Howard adapter. Southern manner was pleasing to all aiK his profound knowledge of Military His rolled through the sallyport on that sad himself to another, much dillerent " fresh- day. However, his beaming smile has more man " year. Academics other than French than overshadowed nature ' s one mistake, tory and Tactics will stand him m good presented no serious dilhculties for him. His capabilities are many for he ranks high stead. Having undue trouble with neither Howard ' s keynotes at West Point have m academics and is active in sports. He the TD nor the Academic Department, he been perseverance and hard work. The mav be small, but " thar ' s gold m them took West Point in stride. Army should be no problem for him. thar hills. " Camna Club 1; Modil K,ulro.ui Club 4-1: P,si„l Ch 3.- Swimwwi, 4-}, M.n,„i,,r: CnhoUc Ck,pt Aco yn 3-2-7, S. ujd, 4-W-l, Mwor A N.wy Star, C.,pt,in,: Tonm Russian Club 4-2-1; Waght Uftmi Club 1; Sineanr 1 . Frmch Club 3.- Golf Club 1; How.nn 4-}-2-I; Pistol Club 4-h2-l , M,«or ' Vi ■; Golf Club 3-2; Corporal 2: Sngcant 1. 2-l;RaJ;oClub4:TicketamtEsio - ■ ' ■ " - FRANCIS ALPHONSE lANNI C-2 New Castle, Del. Con res Hell Life at West Point wasn ' t enough to get " Big Frank " down, as he experienced a little of " the cadet life at ' alley Forge Military Academy. Hailing from the first state of the union, Frank ' s main interest while at the Point was the studv of the history and exploits of our airborne units. JAMES MACWAY INGALLS G-1 Palo Alto, Calif. Pn ' snienrtiil " Jingalls " came to us from Palo Alto, California. At the very outset of his Cadet career. Jim displayed an " It could happen to anyone " attitude which has been an unceasing source of amusement to all who know him. Standing Guard Mount with a week old beard is only one of Jim ' s many claims to tame. ROBERT ALBERT IRONSIDE L-2 Fairfield, Conn. Nattoiuil Guiird Possessing a true sense of values and re- fusing to compromise with his high stand- ards are two characteristics that make Bob outstanding in the hnest sense of the word. His rise from the lower sections during Cow Year is a tribute to his perseverance. We believe this indicative of his future success. Wreitliti 3-2-7, Monogram; Catholic Choir 4: Catholic Clnipit Acolyte 3-2-7; Dchatt Council 7; Mortar 3, Edttor- in-Chuf: Pistol Club 3-2-7; Pointer 4-}-2. Circulation Man- avr: Russian Club }-l-l: Ske t Club 3-2-7; Weight Lifting Club i-2-1; Sergeant 1. Boxingi, Numerals; Debate Council }-l: Engineer Football 2: Fishing Club 3-2-7; Houitzer 3-2-7; Skee} Club 4-)-2-l: Ski Club 4-}-2-l: Corporal 2; Sergeant 1 . Debate Council 4-}-2: French Club 3; Or.ina Pistol Club 1; Sergeant 1. f . KENDELL OLYNN IVERSON D-1 Lake Preston, S. D. Cunti-es iuncil Ken joined us from the Dakota plains. He never let academics interfere with his ideals of free discussion, bridge, and ath- letics, which was evidenced by his elec- tion as Captain of the Goat football team. An outdoor enthusiast, he could be found cither at the skcet range or the ski lodge on Sunday afternoons. JOSEPH RANKIN JAMES D-2 Fulton, Ky. Cnuqj-asioHctl With two brothers alread - in the Air Force, Joe will wear a U.S. uniform too; but let the South break away again, and back to Grev he will go. ' Kentuckv did secede in spirit, " he often said, and truU there is no truer son of Dixie. A searching mind and southern humor are Joe ' s assur- ances of a bright future. MAXIMIANO R. JANAIRc:), JR. D-2 San Francisco, Calif. Presnhntuil Max -Army Brat, hive, and ticket repre- sentative extraordinary, has badgered us into buying tickets for almost everything but our own funerals. Even so. Max is a friend we all hope to see again in the ser- vice; probably involved in one of his re- nowned bridge or chess games. Till then, Max, be good, but have fun. fishing Club 1; Fmich Club 3-2; Skitt Club 3-2-i.- Ski Club Cimcr.r Club 2-1; Golf Club }-!: Model Airphim Club 4-1-1: 4-}-l; Sergeant 1. Pistol Club 2-1: Portuguese Club 2-1: Serge mtl. Camera Club 3-2-1: Debate Council 4: Golf Club 3-2-1: Howitzer 4-3-2-1: Handball Club 4-3; Pointer 2-1; Ticket an J Escort Committee 2; Sergeant I. ' % m f JOHN PATRICK JANULESKI E-2 Erie, Pa. Coni ress ' U,l That " tirsr " day, the furlough after Plehe year, and the Second Class Air Force trip were among the most impressionable events of Jan ' s four years. Always an opti- mist, he never failed to sec the lighter side ot cadet life. Having emerged from the four year battle, his concern will he his future career. JAMES PHILLIPS JARRETT H-1 Bandana, N. C. Qm i -csswncil Jim came down from the Carolina hills with a gleam in his eye, and despite all the travails he hasn ' t lost it. He ' s had to muck his way through the academics but has kept his good humor. His sincerity and sense of duty have won him many friends here and will continue to do so wherever he goes. Gnholic Achtes 1-1: Howit ir 4-}-2-l: P:,hhc Injoi Office 4-}-2: Corpora 2; Ln„te,umt 1. Hownzcr 4-}-2-l. Statn,n-Tn;n,mr. B„tims Ma,ui,o-; Dialatn- Soccty 3-2; Dtk,ti Cum, 1 4-}-2: SpMush Cl«b 3; Corporiil 2; Strgf.inr 1; Kc imcufii! Supply Str (,nir. H f DALE EUGENE lENNE ALLEN LOUIS JENNINGS L-1 Pnuilaitnil Shreveport, La. Cannessinndl PAUL RANDOLPH JENKINS, JR. A-1 Bellflower, Calif. Saiaturnil Tacoma, Wash. " P.R. " came to Woo Poo from the far Dale has those essential attributes which Al came here as a party boy from a West, and modern conveniences were new establish a successful career ollicer. His Southern college with a picture of Robert to him. After a restful two months in background in the " old " Armv as a " brat " E. Lee in one hand and a mint |ulep m the He.ist Barracks, he fell victim to the Ger- and in the Academy as a cadet will insure other. His roommates have spent tour years man Department. German was all Greek to the continuance of his straight forward keeping him from challenging the Aca- him. His pet peeve was having " Juice " six approach to all obstacles in the future. deniic Department to a duel with horse davs a week. All m all he has enjoyed his Those who know him well will always pistols Never would a party be complete four ears high above the Hudson. revere his friendship. ithout his humor and vital Cmma Chih 4-}-2-l; Di.iUctic Society 4-3-2: Gcrm.ni Club Frmch Club 3-2; Cwiin, Club 2: Rjdio Club 2: Waght French Club 2; German Club 3-2; Handball Club 4-}: Hop 3; Pistol Club 1; S.ulwg Club 1; Sheet Club 4-3-2-I; Ser- LifttngClub 1: Goat Football 2; Cheer Leader 2: Sergeant 1 . Manager 4-3-2-1: Sunday School Teacher 3-2-7; Debate leant 1 . Council 2-1; Corporal 2; Li WILLIAM TAZE JESSEE A-2 San Anti nio, Texas Senatiirial CARL HERTIL LENNART JOHANSSON M-2 Wi;sr Nhwton, Mass. Sena tor nil DION JOHNSON F-1 Ann Arbor, Mich. SauUoriiil It was a share the wealth philosophy which prompted the Social Sciences divi- sion of the Academic Department to send Jess, the pride and )oy of M-1, x.o buck up Although Di never wore stars on his collar, his character and personality prom- ised to stand him m much greater stead. With a short sojourn at the Tri)|an Halls between his " RA " and " WP " time, Len- nie came here trailing parachute cords. His Red Bov always shielded him well from He was interested in ever thing. In spit( the morale in A-2. Both companies and the Academic and Tactical Departments, oi such broad interests, Dion had time ti both regiments claim him but from Bill The scent of perfume or the sight of a tlut- cultivate lasting friendships with all whi comes enough friendship and hilarity to tcring skirt upon the plain never failed to came in contact with hiiii. We ' ll all re encompass all. Bill should go far. turn his head. member him in F-Co. Football 4-yi-l, Manager: Camera Club 3-2; Dihat, Com cil 2: French Club 3-2; Handball Club I; Sa,lwg Club ■ Skiing Club 4; Corporal 2; Sergeant 2 . Art Club 3-2; Cadet Chapel Choir 4-}-2-l; Camera Club 1; Debate Council 4-1-1-1; Golf Club 3; Ordnance Club 3-2-i; Dialectic Society 4-}: French Club 2; Glee Club 4-}; Ord- Pistol Club 2: Russian Language Club 3; Ski Club 4-3-2: nance Club 3-2-i; Portuguese Club 3-2- J; Ski Club 4-3: Sergeant 1. Corporal 2: Private 1. JAMES ROSS LEONARD JOHNSON H-2 Omaha, Nebr. Seiiatornil PETER WALTON JOHNSON RONALD LEE JOHNSON G-1 B-2 Fayette, Mo. Presidential Williston, S. C. Senaturial FrDin the ranchlanJs t)f Nebraska, Ji :ame to West Point. He made the trans Pete ' s life in an Engineer environment Ronny chose West Point after three taught hini to he unconsciously neat and years of rigorous Air Force life. An advo- tion to Kaydet life and was never bothered satished with nothing less than perfection. cate of |azz music and Mickey Spillanc by the Academic or the Tactical Depart- He makes pleasant work of his activities, novels, our easy-going southern lad had ments. Being lacrosse manager consumed maintaining the same meticulous thor- found cow year a constant source of frus- most ot his afternoons, but he usually t)ughness he devotes to his duties. A good tration due to futile efforts to dominate the found a little time to sack. We wish him athlete and scholar, he has won many " Yearlings " on the fourth floor of the luck with his officer ' s career. warm and lasting friends. 20th Division. Ucrone 4-i-2-l , M,,jor ■ r M.t,u,ger: Sngr.mt 1 . Cameni Club 3; Frmch Club -3-2, H.nulkill Club 1-1: Gytmustta 4-y-2-l: Mo,l,l K.„lro.,J Ch,h 1: Sp.nuthCluh Pistol Club 2-1: Kadio Club 1-1: Ski Cluh 4-i-2-l: Curpoml 3-2, Strnimii 1. l:Serf,a,nll. Ci ' M iJ iM DARUL DUANE JONES B-2 Ottumvva, Iowa Seihitornil MARMN CLAUD JONES A-1 JEOLA, iEXAS Cuinmsiondl PETER GAYLORD JONES A-2 ANCOUVER, WASH. Dee Dee brought with him to the " Point " a love ot the mid-west and a knowledge of the Army. Not having to worry about studies, his time was well Ma rumored to be from Possessing forthright personality and a Texas by those from other states and to be driving determination not to be altered from somewhere else by the Texans, came to West Point from the Air Force. He at- spent leading after-taps round tables and tended college tor two years but still sacking. His greatest asset is being natural, proved to be a goat by getting turned t)ut from which many friends have been and in plebe English, but he escaped the wrath will continue to be made. of the Spanish department. from his own high ideals, Pete Jones has provided those who have known him true friendship. With his Army experience prior to becoming a cadet, ready wit, and " savoir faire " he will certainly hnd suc- cess in whatever he attempts. Cadit Ch.,pil Choir 4-); die Club 4-}-2: Si,gr.:,:r I . Chess Club 4-1; U ' e,e,hr Ufnni, Chih 2-1, Se geaml. GymiustKs 4-3-2-1; Cheerleader 1; Gler Clieb 4-3-1-1: Chapel Choir 4-3-1-1: Cadet Pistol Club 4-1; Camera Club 4-3; Sergeant 1 . 324 EDWARD OGDEN JUDD M-2 Stony Brook, N. Y. Coiiji resstoinil With an MIT and Columbia background, Ed ' s hiVL-y indilfcrc-nce to academics gave him time for high-|umping and painting, music, and dragging. From Beast Barracks through June Week, he went social every weekend. His cheerful grin will he wel- comed by his branch of service. He will always be one to watch. ROBERT ANDREW KAISER M-2 Wolf Laku, Mich. Cuiit res. JAMES MERTON LEE KARNS L-1 ; Chetopa, Kan. Senatorial Jim entered West Point after beginning his collegiate career at Purdue. He soon showed his fellow cadets that whatever he did he did It well with enthusiasm and drive unabounded. His earnest interest in sports soon brought him recognition in " Kazar " came to M-Co from the woods of Michigan. With his man)- tales of hunt- ing and hshing, he helped pass the time and those long winter nights. His quiet easy going manner mixed with his strong de- termination will carrv him far wherever he goes. Be watching the rank lists for you, football and wrestling. His future appears Kazar. bright and one of a complete success. Tnick 4-yi-l, Mjjor ' A " , N.ivy Sr.ir; An Club 2; Camm Club 2-U CIhis Club hi: Deh ite Council 3-2; Portugurst Club 3-2; Sergtjiit 1. Basketkill 4; Girmaii Club 3; fmich Club 3; Art Club 3-. Dialectic Society 1-1: Strgeant 1. Footbitll 2, Monogram: Wrestling 4-}-2-l, Numerals, Minor --A " : Debate Council 4- -2-1: Russian Club 3-2; Corporal 2; Captain 1 . .-} a s C: ■ - ' : , RICHARD DOUGLAS KA ' ANAUGH M-1 Monterey, Calif. Coiigress )i a Red Kavanaugh — that means area and turn-out exams. But it means laughs and good-humor, smiles and savoir-faire, con- quests in soccer and 1 ' amour. The Navy first missed its chance when the Annapolis redhead chose West Point. For the little man in the soccer goal helped beat the Middies three vears in a row. ROBERT EDWARD KEENER G-1 F. iRMOXT, W. ' a. Congressional Bob, a West X ' lrginia " Ridgerunner, " breezed right through the Academ ' until he ran smack into the Portuguese Depart- ment. Bouncing back alter his year " vaca- tion " in his own characteristic manner, he became an incurable " wheel, " in charge ol everything (rom the Hop Committee to the Goat-Engineer game. EDWIN CHARLES REISER K-1 Windsor, Colo. Congressional Coming out of the wilds of Colorado, " Eckus " entered the Point with two main obiectives — sack and tenths. These he has achieved easily, while at the same time making many friends throughout the Corps. Having skillfully surmounted the obstacles of cadet life, excluding the loss of his Red-Bov, he is readv for the Armv. Soccir4-h2-l, Minor ■■A ' ' , Nav) French Club 3; Scrs euut 1. Cjdit Chitpel Acolyte 2-1; Camera Club 3-2; Debate Council 3-2; Hop Committee 4-3-2-1, Chairman: Pointer 2-1, Auistant Feature Editor; Portugueie Club 3-2-1, President; Corporal 2; Captain 1. Fishing Club 1; Honor Committee 2-1: Mathematics Forum 2-1: Russian Club 3-2; Debate Council 2; Corporal 2; Lieutenant 1 . . FRED KERSH, JR. D-2 Dayton, Texas Congressional Fred, a displaced Texan, came to us from the Engineers, but has never been called bv that term since. Underneath his easy air he has a strong desire and ability to succeed. Fred was never one to get in a " storm, " and his cool head will always win him re- spect and success. Happy landings, Fred. JACK DUNCAN KINCAID L-1 Athens, Tenn. Senatorial Jack ' s three years experience in the Army before coming to Woo Poo has made him stand out as a comprehending and easy go- ing Cadet. Although he has fought major campaigns with the Academic and Tactical Departments, he still continues to stay on top of things and hangs around to enjoy the life we love so well. WILLIAM DENSON KIRBY, JR. C-1 Montgomery, Ala. Concessional A product of the " Cradle of the Con- federacy, " Montgomery ' s Bill Kirby re- luctantly crossed the Mason-Dixon line to enter West Point and to continue the war this time against the academic board. His affable manner always brought him through the rigors of cadet life, and will continue to do so in the future. Gnmra Cl„b 2-1: Hj,nlb.,ll Club 2-1; Sp., Corporal 2: Liaiteruint 1. Dthjte Coiimil 1: Ga iChib}-2-l:S rgrMitl. K:flc Club 4: Chen Club 4: Part„gnrie Club 3; R.iJio Club 3; Sergtiint 1 . m 327 DONALD RAY KIRKLIGHTER A-2 Los Angeles, Calif. Conp-essiuiial After X year at New Mexico Military Institute and a semester of Occidenta l Col- lege in Los Angeles, Don joined the class of ' 54. Friendly and personable, he pos- sesses academic abilities which his casual acquaintance with the Academic Depart- ment belies. He has the ability to go far in the Armv. LESTER STANLEY KIRSHNER G-2 Los Angeles, Calif. Co iignss tonal Much given to things mechanical, Les spends hours of reverie in contemplation of everything from " hot Rods " to " Jets. " His appreciation for tine things will net him much out of life and the spirit he dis- plavs points tc: ward a successful career in the service. May he attain the success he deserves. JAMES MYRON KIRWIN I-l Maysville, Ky. Congressional After two years of college, including a year at " Citadel, " plebe vear and aca- demics proved no problem at all to Jim. Always interested in athletics, there are few sports in which he does not excel. Jim ' s easy going manner, and wonderful sense of humor have helped make him a true friend to all of us. Gymmistici 4. N,,mm s: Track 3; Debate Cornel 1: (,,.!! Club 3-2-1; Sp.mnh Club 3-2; Sk, Club 4-3: Wetrht Lifniir Club 1: Stream 1. Ch,nl,:„lir 2-1: Camera Club 4-3-2-1: Pntal Club 4-3-1: Swimmini, 4: Debate Council 1; French Club 4: German K,nuan La„i,uai,e Club 3-2; Sk, Club 4-3-2-1: H ' e,f,ht Club 2-l: Kuss,an Club 4-3-2: Sfanrsh Club 2: Seri,eanl 1. L,fiiui 4-3-2-l: Ser2,eant 1. JOHN ROBERT KLEIN D-2 Long Island, N. Y. Coriit-esswiml Whether en|oying the facilicies of the class clubs or walkint; nonchalantly along Diagonal Walk on the way to class, John always managed to possess a happy smile and a pleasant nature. Having come from a West Point family, he easily became ad- justed to West Point standards. We ' ll be seeing you, John. WILLIAM EUGENE KLEIN H-1 Clarksdalk, Miss. Coi!Z -essi(ina Fresh from the LTniversity of Alabama ' country club. Bill arrived complete witl golf clubs and tennis racket. He neve quite gt)t over the in every pie and i class to speak R ■■drawl. " Hi: be forgotten. hock. Bill had a hnger IS the only man in his sian with a southern heerful smile will not soon JOHN HERBERT KLINGBERG D-2 Jamestown, N. Y. Congressioiuil ■■All good things take time, " he said; then settled down to wait. Always well ahead of the Tactical and Academic De- partments, Kling found time for many ac- tivities, skiing his favorite. His sense of humor and his ability to cope with all situations, besides being an eager worker, will always put Kling at the top. Track 4-yi-l, Major ■ ' A ' ' , Manager; B„g e Notes 4-}-2-l, Editor: Sunday School Tiachers i-2-1: Cheirlcadtrs 3-2; Golj Club 3-2-i; Pistol Club 4-3: Policy Committet 2-1; Russian Language Club 3-2; Sergeant I. Sk, Team 4-3-2-1; Debate Council )-l-I: Golf Club 3-2-7; Handball Club 2-1; Spanish Club 3; Ordnance Club 1; Corporal 2; Captain 1 . RONALD KEARNEY KNAPP LewiiS, Dll. Senatorial Always looking towards the day of lib- eration, Ronnie managed to stav at least two jumps ahead of academics. Ronnie en- joys music, likes tn read, and loves the sack. He was a mechanical engineering student at Cornell before coming to West Point. Come graduation, he ' ll be looking forward to his future career. EDWARD MURPHY KNOFF, JR. M-1 Memphis, Tenn. Congressional Eddie ' s screeching, off-key rebel yell, scared many an M-1 file out of days of growth, and woe be the man who crossed his path at Reveille. His friendly smile, his knack ot laughing at his problems, and his willingness to help a buddy, will long endear him to the hallowed halls of Com- pany M-1. JAMES SUMMERS KNOX H-2 PiNEViLLE, N. C. Congressional This southern lad invaded the North from the Citadel and proceeded to conquer the Academic Departments. Jim ground out a spot high in his class as well as in the esteem of his classmates. His sincere man- ner made us proud to be called his friends and happy to be able to look forward to a lifetime friendship. Escort and Ticket Commirtee 2; Frtnch Club 3, Radio Club 2-1; Modi Railroad Club 4-3; Ordnance Club 3; Pistol Club 1; IVPAH Sports Staff 2; Sergeant 1. Football 4-3. Numerals. Manager; Basketball 4. Manager; French Club 3-2-1; Camera Club 4-3-2-1; Sergeant 1. ' Club 3; Engineer Football 2; Sergeant I. ROGER RUSSELL KOLKER L-1 Waterloo, Iowa SeiunormI Roger came to West Point via the Uni- versitv of Iowa where he was working hard on his degree in Political Science. Here at the Point ()u could always find him either wrestling for the AAA or away on one of the many trips he scouted up for himself. His humor and good |okes kept many a party going and brightened life for all. Soccer 3, Monogram: Wrestling 4-3-2-1, Numerals, Miim- gram, " C " Squad Coach; Cadet Chape Chimer 4-3-1-1; Cadet Glee Club 3-1-1; Debate Coimcii 4-3-1-1, Treasurer; Portuguese Club, Vice-President; Corporal 1; Sergeant 1 . MARVIN ROBERT KORTUM C-1 Ovid, Colo. Seiiatorml The wide open spaces always appealed to " Marv, " except when it was necessary to walk them. A native Coloradan, he be- came famous for his dry, western humor, a fact that even plebes could appreciate. With academics no harrier, Marv devoted much ot his time to the cinder path, a good book, or the sack. Track 3-1-1, Monogram: Cross Country 1-1: Math Fo 1-1; Russian Club 3: Ordnance Club 1; Sergeant 1 . LEON LESTER KORTZ C-2 Litchfield, Minn. Congressional When not on trips, like every other cadet, he is looking forward to getting out again. He was President of the Skeet Club during First Class vear. He will alwa ' s re- member Flirty. He spent the fall months running over hill and dale on the Cross Country team. His academic interest was alwavs in technical subjects. Cross Country 4-3-1-1; Get President: Sergeant 1 . ' Club 1: Skeet Club 4-3-1-1, m i ' :fl JOHN ARCHIE KOSKELLA JOHN NICHOLAS KOUN GEORGE STANLEY KOURAKOS K-2 M-2 M-1 TiLLAMcidK, Ori. Coniressiomd LiiB. ' kNON, III. Conti-esitoual Pittsburgh, Pa. Cmit ressioih!! AftL-r graLluating from high school, Kusc With his background as a youth on the After a tour of occupational duty with workcJ for the United States Forest Ser- Hudson, John did not arrive a stranger to his pride and joy, " The Big Red I, " vice. After which he served three and a West Point. When the time came to or- George exchanged a pair oi silver bars to - A vears m the Air Force prior to coming ganize anything, John was the most com- become a member of the " Long Gray to West Point. Next to wrestling his " red petent worker and organizer. He accom- Line. " With his ability to add new friends to his growing list and being a quick hoy " in the afternoons, he delights in play- plished things effectivelv and quickly. We ing " open the windows and turn off the won ' t fiirget John or the many good things thinker, George will make an inspiring. heat. " he did. forceful officer once again. M.w.ii,er; Sk, C nb 4-3-2-1; Golf Club 3-2.- Lamsst 4: Tr.ick 2: Fmuh Chih 3-2-1, Stcrttjry; Kudio Boxing 3-2-7, Manager, Manages " A ' : Cadet Chaptl Russian a„b 3: Corponii 2; Sergeant 1. Club 4: Pistol Club 4; Debate Council 2-1: Corporal 2: Choir 4-3-2-1; Hop Manager 4-3-2-1; Howitzer 2-1; Sergeant 1. Ordnance Club 3: Pointer 4-3-2-1; Rifle Club 2; Corporal 2; Captain 1. W 332 IM KENNETH R. KRAMER ROBERT PETER KRAUJALIS C-1 C-1 Pittsburgh, Pa. Congressioihil Chicago, III. Cons resuoiuil JOHN EDWARD KRADSE A-1 Emporium, Pa. G ii ' mssioihil For Ken the smoke of Pittsbu rgh was The " Krow " knows two songs, " Chi- The Romans had their togas, and nothing compared to the haze in some of cago, " and " The Oliicial West Point " Moose " had his " red boy. " Despite the the classrooms at West Point. Bu Ken al- March. " The former for his Windy City occasional struggles with academics, he ways managed to end up with in extra home, the latter, he sings at reveille. He found time to excel on the gridiron, and tenth when it was needed and go back to will be well remembered for pursuing C-l ' s in track. A quick wit and a genuine smile the blue skies of his home town. ' Heads- ■ title. Character One, by the three classes were his trademarks. Capable of working became familiar to him during the football behind him. Boh looks forward to a long hard and playing hard, he may be aptly season. and successful life in the service. described as — the greatest. Footbalt 4-i-l-l, Major ■■A ' -; Lacrosse 4-} Catholic Chapel Choir 2; Sirgtant 1 . ■2-7; CaJa Lacrosse 4-}, Numerals. Monogram: Catholic Chapel Chotr 4-}-2-l; Dtalatk Society 3-2; Glee Club 2-1; Ski Club 4; Corporal!: Scr,t,ea,nl. Football 4-3-2-1. Major -A ' -; Track 4-h2-l: German Club 2; Ordnance Club 3; Corporal 2; Lieutenant 1. C5 JAMES ARTHUR KRIEGH G-1 West Plains, Mo. Congressional Jim caniL- to West Point by way of the Universitv ot Kansas, University of Mis souri, and two vears in the Regular Army Quiet and unassuming, he had no trouhl( making friends of everyone with whom hi worked, [dividing his time between corps squad, company, and academics, he has earned the respect of all. GEORGE WILLIAM KRONSBEIN I-l Brooklyn, N. Y. Coninssioihil George found plebe year different from life at Brooklyn Prep, but lasted through June Week. He even evaded the T.D., but another punitive organization kept him slightly " bottled up " yearling year. His competitive spirit drove him to the upper third of his class in academics. This spirit will always carry him far. HOWARD JAMES KYKER B-2 Johnson City, Tenn. Congressional Jim came to West Point from the wilds of the Smoky Mountains carrying only a tennis racquet. A true friend and a hard worker, he had little trouble adapting him- self to West Point. His well developed sense of humor and ever available hill- billy songs made him a source of cheer and amusement during our four years. Cap. Pohcy Committee 1-1: Corporal Catholic Chape! Acolyte }-2-l: Hamiball Clnb i-2-1: Poitirer Advertising M.anager }-2-l; Policy Comtnittee 2-1; Russian Club 3-2; Private 4-1-2-1. Tennis 4-}-2, Minor ' ' A ' ' , Numerals; Squash 4-3-2-1, Minor ■ ' .•( " , Navy Star, Monogram, Numerals; Portuguese Club 4-3; Spanish Club 3; French Club 3; Ski Club 3-2; Sergeant 1. 4S|k fc. -■5, ifc ■ CLYDE WINFRED LA GRONE K-2 Oklahoma City, Okla. Conii-essional Carrying on in Okie tradition, Cly de shunned the Academic Department for the finer things of life. He earned his stars the hard wav, via the German Department, and found his onh ' interests in athletics and music. After professing to he anti- social, he proved to be a welcome member of the " Kappa Dos Fun Club. " MARTIN PAUL LACHANCE C-2 lUNSwicK, Mh. Qiiitres.i nal Marty arrived from frozen Maine via the Air Force and Stewart Field, The silence of manv nights was broken by " Sacre Bleu " as he waded through two years of Spanish, but with weekends spent dragging he has gained the reputation of seeing the " big picture, " For Marty, graduation holds a promisinii career. GEORGE ALEXANi:)ER LACOUR K-1 AvoNDALi! EsTATiiS, Ga. Con% -ess!onal George is one of our favorite reissues around K-1. He is always ready to go, whether it be a calculus problem or enter- tainment with stories of his Di.xie home- land. After disagreeing with the Math Dept. Yearling Cdiristmas, George spent six months with calculus and came back with determination for success. Quilt ChciptI Choir 4-}-2-l; Germ.,,: Club 3-2; P„tol Club 1; Radio Club 3-2; Corporal 2; Sergeant 1. Feiicm 4-}-2-l. Monogram: Catholic Chapel Acolyte 2-1; English Seminar 2-1; Skeet Club 4-3-2-1; Ski Club 4-}-2-l; Corporal 2; Sergeant 1 . Kadw Club 4-h2-l: Spanish Club 4; Got j Club 1; Sergeant I . 335 : lli : A •The same has r teiKir press: GOIK Ham PAL ' L LANSKY M-1 York, N. Y. Coz i cmj AOiiMaa 7, JOSEPH lX)NALn LAPCHICK B-1 YoNKiiRS, N. Y. Coiifi ns.u .letcnder uf the New York Yankees, Ham " eomes from the city of the name. A singer of no mean talents, he lagued us four years with his cracked . " Wake me up in two minutes " ex- .■s ins thoughts on things Academic. . natured and conscientious, " The will be sorely missed by his wives. prep Boxing 4, Numerals: Handball Club 3-2-1, Prtsuioi Camera Club 2; Debate Council 3-2; Jewish Chapel Cbo 3-2; Pistol Club2-1: Portuguese Clubl: Sergeant 1. Although Joe went to a m school for a year after high school, he did nt)t turn out to be a little tin soldier. He loved to engage the Tactical Department in a battle of wits, although he did not alwa s win. Seriously, though, Joe has great potentiality for a successful career after graduation. Basketball 4, Monogram: Football 4-}-2-l . Monogram: Track 2: Catholic Chapel Choir 3-2-i; Catholic Acolyte 2-1: Dialectic Society 2; Corporal 2; Sergeant 1. DON Mcknight larson F-l Canton, III, Co n ress oiia " Happiness is the measure of success, " IS Don ' s guiding principle, along with his charter membership in the F-l " Terrible Tigers. ' ' Entering West Point directly from high school, he found academics as easy as chose he had |ust left. His genial manner indicates that he will be very " happy " wherever he goes. Lacrosse 4, Numerals: Dialectic Society 3-2; French Club 3-2, Treasurer 2; Debate Council 3-2-1; English Seminar 1: Corporal 2: Lieutenant 1. " 336 t SEBASTIAN AMBRC:)SE LASHER JOHN ELLSWORTH LAWSON 1-2 F-2 Germantdwn, N. Y. Congress loiicil Rye, N. Y. Seuatoruil IF RICHARi:) JAN LE CROY L-2 Houston, Texas Congress uinil The qualit)- of wanting to Jo more than John came to us after two years at Always the man thought of first for any just tile required task, especially when R.P.L Always a hive in the engineering responsible ]ob, he was always available. helpnis; others, helped to make Seh a tle- aspects of academics, he foundered help- His quiet and eliicient manner will con- srrahle comrade. He used his hiviness to lessly in the deep seas of English and So- tinue to accentuate his leadership qual- help the goats miss the turnouts. An cial Science. A quick smile and an ever ities. Janrov ' s unswerving loyalty and keen afhnity for the sack and an aversion for present sense of responsibility are two im- appreciation of people will stand him in early morning lights earned him through portant assets that are sure to attain for good stead. May he be as successful in the all five years. him a successful future. service as he was here. Dekite Council 4-}-2-lj Footkill M,i hii,er 4-}; Sp.i?i,sh Club 4-3: Onlmmcf Club 1; Fiduni, Club )-2-l: Cnmrj Club 2; Putol Club 2: R.,d,o Club 2; Sk, Club 3; Corpor.,l 2; Lkuttnautl. Hcckn 4; Howilrjr 3,- ?nt«l Club 4: Srri umt I. Gvmuutia 3; Laaout 4; Track 2; Mule Rider 1: CUss Vice-President: Honor Committee, V ice-Cham,,. m: Glee Club 4-}-2-I; Public Information Detail 2-1. Cadet in Charge 1: Sunday School Teacher 4-}-2-l; Color Corporal 2; Captain 1. JOHN ROY LeMERE RONALD BARRY LEE MAURICE HOWARD LEISER LI L-2 B-1 White Bear, Minn. Cai ff-ess o h I Springfield, Mass. Coiie ress ona Boise, Ida. Cont resuoiuil Coming to the Point with an inherited Academics never fazed him, which Mory was king of downhill slciing, even liking for engineering. Jack had no trou- meant that Ronnie was usuailv on the ten- to the extent that he would run countless bles with ics. He was contentci nis court or the basketball court. After laps in the g m when the ground was bar- he clocked his hour in the " Red Boy " be- graduation his friendly and cooperative ren of snow. However, Mory ' s lirst love fore supper and could sit down with a good ways will be a help to all. Ellicieiicy and was singing in the Glee Club, or in the book and listen to records in the evenings. smlk are two things that he always has in shower! These pastimes were often put Although restrained by the TD, he kept his command. May they continue to serve aside to pore over books to meet the de- life from becoming dull. him long and well. mands of the A. D. H.,nilkill Club 4-}-2-l: R « C«mm,na 2-1; Cnhaln- B.jskitki 3-2, MoK« ra »; Temiu 4-i, Numera s, Mono- Gla Club 4-i-2-l, Libr.niMi; Sk: Club 4-}-2l. F, blu Chapel Acolytes }-2-l; Kussuin Club 3-2; Golf Club 3-2-1- gr.im: Cadet Chapel Choir 4-1; Debate Council 2; Glee Club Information Officer; Ski Team 4-3-2-1; Spanish Club 4-3; Sergeant 1. 3-2-1; French Club 4-3-2; Weight lifting Club 2-1; Pointer Corporal 2: Sergeant 1. Staff 2-1; Corporal 2; Sergeant 1. RONALD JOSEPH LEMANSKl H-2 Milwaukee, Wis. Cone ress! PETER NICHOLAS LECWE, II E-1 Teaneck, N. I. Honor Mil itiiry School Big Rt n, accomplished Polish polka king, came to West Point after two cheer- ful years of life at Marquette LIniversity. EMIL EDWARD LEN ' ENSKY B-2 Newcastle, Pa, Oiailified Competitor It vv . an amazement to all how Lee main so cheerful when the TD Pete was a misplaced southerner who spoke with a Jersey accent. Lite never affected his grades and he continued to planned his Saturday afternoons so he In addition to wrestling, Ron developed a attack both the academics and the T.D. couldn ' t see man ' football games. He passion for the art of uke strumming. His with a seldom rivaled complacency. His loved practical work in electronics and congenial air and ready smile will con- easy going attitude left him on the La- filled his room with dismantled radios. He tinue to win him numerous friends in his crosse field where he left a name to he re- equally liked to travel, and he spent his chosen career. membered for many years. leaves as far from West Pt)int as possible. Wnstlnn 4-i-2, Momgr.wi, Ntimrnils; Piste Club 1; FootLill 4-li-2; L urosse 4-1,-2-1, Mjjor ' A C.ipt.i Fmni) Cluh 4-}: U ' ai t.r Lifting Club 2-1: Cmiira Club American 2ml Tr.im, lt»: Strge.wt 1. 4-}-2-l: Corporal 2; Sergiaill 1. Radio Club 4-y2-!:Ku Sergeant 1. I Club 3-2-7 ,- Camera Club 3-2- , l P 339 LX)NALD GENE LEWIS A-2 Anna, III. Cougn Don came- to us from the Great Plains of Illinois. He attended the University of Southern Illinois for one year before spend- ing twenty montiis in the Army. Part of this time he spent at U.S.M.A. Prep School. You can het this is one boy who has looked forward to graduation everv day since that hrst fateful day. ROBERT ER ' IN LEY H-I McAlkster, Okl-a. Co ! stress oihil This little Indian came to us from the ranks and was far ahead of most of us in the art of soldiering. Academics were no problem for him and neither was the T. D. With his background and the grim deter- WILLIAM DEAN LIBY L-1 Gallsburg, III. Sou of Deceased Veteran After a year at Illinois and a year and a half in the cavalry, Bill decided to make the service a career. At West Point he found a strenmius game of bridge more to his liking than a tussle with the books. mination he so obviously possesses he After four years of struggle with the TD shouldn ' t have any trouble. He will go a and academics, he is ready to return to the long way in the service. Army. S[i.i,iti j a«b 4-}-2; SogcMt I. Po,„Ur 4-}-l-l: Chi! Cl„b 4-}: Pntol Cluh 4: Onhi.nice Gmmm Club }-2-l; PMn b.jorm.itw,, Dct.,,1 }-2-I; Club 3; D 1,1 Iter ic Society 3; Soge.mt 1 . Corpor,,! 2; Sergeant 1 . ' l( ALBERT CARL LIEBER, JR. M-2 Fort Belvoir, ' a. Congressional Al ' s friendly good humor and wit iiave been an example to all ot us. Four years of battling with the Tactical and Academic Departments has not daunted Hap with his superb self-confidence and poise. He will long be remembered for his originality and inventive creations by those who saw them. Good luck, Al. FRED STANWOOD LINDSEY F-2 Granite, Okla. Congressional Destined to an outstanding future, Fred came to West Point after service in the army. Industriousness and imaginativeness combined together with a sincere devotion to duty give Fred the qualities which will carry him through to great heights of suc- cess. He has set his goals and in the future will attain them. CHARLES ROBERT LINTON E-2 Brooklyn, N. Y. Congressional Whenever a gusty laugh was heard, you could be sure that Bob was near. He never failed to appreciate humor, no matter how bad. Academics left him undaunted, and the system could not dampen his always high spirits. Those long distance phone calls and weekend dragging were the high- lights of Bob ' s four year career. Houitz.tr 4-1-1: Ski Club 4-V. Sageaml. ol Club 4-}-2-l: Color Soccer 2-1 Motiogrtim; Cadet Chapel Choir 4-i-l; Cadet Glee Club 1-1; Pistol Club }-l: Portuguese Club i-1: Ski Club 4-3; Corporal 2; Captain 1. Catholic Acolyte Squad 4-i-l-l; Handball Club 1-1: Spanish Club 3-2; Corporal 1; Captain 1. RICHARD EDMUND LITTLEFIELD JACK ALTON LOCHNER GERALD ANTHONY LODCE A-1 L-1 1-2 WiLLiAMSviLLii, N. Y. Cuni ress toiiiil Auburn, Ind. Cuiiii-essiuihil Garfield Heights, Ohio Cuii nssionul Texas had Buffalo Bill, but the Buffalo Silent jack crept into the academy almost Bringing his friendly smile and his fcot- area has its Trickv Dick known as an un- unnoticed from Purdue L ' niversitv. In fact ball ability from Cleveland, Ohio, Jerry excelled basketball phuer and humorist. he almost completed Plebe Year betire unsuspectingly arrived at West Point. Wa ' ahead of the T.D. and the Academic most oi us learned that Jack ' s actions Never at a loss for a solution to an ' prob- Departiiieiit, Dick ' s success is assured by proved far more than words. The versatile 1cm, no matter how imprt)bable it might his ciimbination of brains, wit, and a " Loch " could always be counted on to be, Jerry made his way through academics friendly smile. He can best be described as pick up a Brigade Trophy for L-1 at the easily. With his athletic prowess he had — the greatest. close of any athletic season. few moments for sack time. B,akak, 4-3-2-1, Nmun, s, M.ijor •■A ' ' : Cida Chjpd ir,T ;«t: -3-2-i, M,i,i.,ger: Policy Co, Acohtn 4-3-2-1; i ,tey Polo Club 1-1: Corponil 2: L,a,- 2: L,a,Mi.wr 1. Ununt 1. ■2-1: Corporal Football 4-i-l-l, Major " A " , Numerals: Wreftlnii, 4-3- 2-7, Captain, Minor • ' A ' ; Spanish Club 3-2. Hamlball Club 3-2; Corporal 1; Sergiant 1 . 4 f -.. s JACK RICHARD LOGAN A-1 Kansas City, Mh. Congress ml Coming CO West Point from the heart ot the MiJ-Wcst, Jack had a year of college behind him. As Plebe Year drew to a close we all became aware of his superior qual- ities of leadership. With a knack for get- ting the job done and done well, Jack, to our regret, has finished his four year stay. Good luck, lack! Soccer 4 J Portuguese Club 2-1, Secretary; Honor Cowwtttee 2-1, Secretary; Corpora! 2; Captain 1. JOHN HENRY LOHMAN H-1 Dallas, Te.xas Congressional John IS one Texan whose ability and background made the big problems small for him. He spent three years at Southern Methodist University and two in the Army, so the Tactical and Academic De- partments didn ' t give him much trouble. He was always willing to spend his free time helping the less endowed. Gimen: Club i-1; French Club 4-i-l: R,,Jio Chih 3-, Policy Committee 2-1; Ordnance Club 3; SergtMit 1 . ANDRE CAVARO LUCAS G-2 San Diego, Calif. Presidential Luke, hailing from Brittany in France, with the knowledge and travel experience of a true journeyman, finally settled down here at West Point. He has been an advisor to all who wish to travel. Luke still keeps his French background; every Saturday, he gets the spirit with quick French marching music. S.i,lnig Club 3-2-i, Treasurer 1: French Club 3-2, Stcreta 3 , President 2; Corporal 2; Serjeant 1 . jm French Chih 3-2; Ring Rr prrsent.itm 1; U ' PAH S .ifj 2: Dtb.m Coiimil 3-2,- Honor C Sirttant 1 . a; Crass Cuiititry 4, Munogrum: Ki)is,Cofrimittee 3-2-7; Fremh Club 3; Sergeant i . ' ' J.I CHARLES MlLAUE LULH, JR. KENNETH EDWARD LUCKEY LEONARD VICTOR LUNDBERG A-] E-1 K-1 Port Huron, Mich. Cunpxsuuihil C t)NNt:LLSviLLi;, Pa. Coiip-essioiul Hartford, Conn. Qiuii-essional Chuck came to us possessed with a quick From the depths of Pennsylvania came Continually hounded by the Academic wit that has remained undaunted through- Ken. Finding Academics harder than an- Department, Lemmy successfully fought out his four years here. A man who makes thracite. Ken became a member of the his wav ti) graduation with a rare combi- ; the best of his leisure, he has passed many Liissczrliiin school. The good nature that nation i)f speck, Eshbach, and slide rule. a blissful ht)ur in the " sack. " Quick to made him a reveille comedian will stand LIndaunted by late hours he was always grasp a new situation, etticient and fair in him in good stead outside, as will the con- ready for a good game of basketball. His his dealings with others, he will go far in scientious attitude which four years of re- all-around athletic ability and fine spirit his career. lentless TD-ing failed to dampen. will mark him as a good oliicer. LEROY THOMAS LUNN G-1 Spring ' alley. III. Conq nssioihil Filled with the readv desire to be of help to others, always quick with a keen wit and a happy smile, old Brutus quickly earned the reputation of being a terrific all around guy. Nonchalant when it came to studies, he none the less often found him- self on the dean ' s list ... a point tvpical of his easv success. ROBERT LEE LYKENS K-1 Knoxvilll, Tenn, Coii re nM Tennessee, Bob ' s home state, is famous for corn liquor and slow moving hill- billies. Bob, however, is an energetic and purposeful young man. Any home qual- ities that remain in him |ust make hini more likeable. His effervescent personality and his willingness to help has made him one of " K-l ' s " standouts. ARTHUR FREDERICK LYKKE, JR. D-2 Arlington, ' a. Couture s.unnal There ' s Art, whose only problem at West Point was convincing people that his hnc Norwegian name rhymes with " sticky, " Art, whose talents range from pla ing hot pianos to inventing original ways to crawl out of the upper sack; Art, whose smile and special Lykke manner will always be part of the Old Gang. Football i-i-l-l. Major ' Corpora 2; Scrgiatil 1 . Diahctu Society 2; Cadtt Chapel Cho man 4: Corporal 2 -3-2-7; Hop Committt! 4-}-2-l, C i., Pointer 4-i, Office Manager; French Club 4-h2: Pistol Club ;, Corporal 2, Sergeant 1. " -wU CHARLES ERNEST MacWILLIAMS B-2 Waterburv, Conn. Coiiff-ejs o ia Coming from the cold New England states, Chick was prepared for West Point ' s cold winters. Outstanding in company ath- letics, his abilities will be missed by B-2, as well as his smile and personality that makes him a friend of all. His big battle was one of tenths with the Academic De- partment, but he won. Deh.,tc Coumil 1: Sp.uush Cliih 3, Cmprjl 2; Cpt.n i 1. JOSEPH DAVID MACKLIN G-1 CoRONADO, Calif. Congressional Dave realized that there are better things in life than to see the world from the bridge of a ship. He was noted as the man in the company with the great sense ot hunmr when awav frc m the thankless aca- demics. Dave had an unfailing interest in football and was a valued player on the Goat Football Team of 1952. Gaat Football Tram 2: Pitta Chih 1; i ' eif,ht L-ftnig Chih 1; Str eant 2. CRAIG EUGENE MAHAFFY F-2 City, Iowa Seim " C E " joined the acadtmv from 82nd Airborne Division. Though he seldom one to " put out " on academics, books never drew much worry. He good in athletics, one of the best in class; but he saved it for the company intramurals. He waited for weekends, enjoyed his stay as much as anyone. Lacrosse 4: Track 3-2-7; Catholic Acolyte 2-1: Ru 3 Pistol Club 2-1: Corporal 2; Sergeant 1. ' 1 p» ' y ANDREW JOSEPH MALCWEY F-1 Brciciklyn, N. Y. Qniii-essinihil Ajax came ti) West Point by way of the river from Brooklyn. His support of tfic Dodsjers, the Irish, and the Service made him the center of many a " hull session. " He liked nothings; better than a leave to his native Brooklyn. His devotion to duty will always be welcomed by all whom he meets in the service. Boxing 4-2-1, Major " A " , Captam, E.iilmi Intenollrginti Champion: Catholic Choir 4-i: Catholic Acolytes 1-1: Pistol Club 4-}-2-l: Russian Club 4-3-2-1: Sergeant 1. PETER CLIFFORi:) iVlANU F-1 Brooklyn. N. Y. Co,,! lOlhll In adilition to his activities in the class- rooms, Pedro has found plenty of time to follow his first love, athletics. Starring; for three years on the football and b.iseball teams, the Brooklyn flash has niaile him- self well-known to Army partisans. Friend- ly, likeable Pedrt) will carry his cheerful- ness to the service. ehall 4-}-2-l, Major ' -A ' ; Football 4-3-2-1, Maj, ■■; Track 4-5-2-1, Numerals; Ski Club 2; Sergeant 1. ROBERT HEFNER iVIARCRLIM K-1 Whst MiLE ' ORn, W. ' a. QiiiiressiDiial " Mister, white bucks don ' t go with Kaydet Grey! " With this enlightenment Marc went on to continue the type of life he had led at the I ' niversity. There were a few obstacles but Marc surmounted these, mana_i ing to be the company rep. on two corps squads and the Cilee Club. Bob will have no trouble smiling through life. Baseball 4-3-2-1, Numerals, Monogram, Major " A " ; Basketball 4-3-2, Numerals, Monogram: Glee Club 3-2-1; Art Club 3-2: Fishing Club 1; Corporal 2; Sergeant 1. 1 JOHN ELDER xVIARCUS H-2 New York, N. Y. Regular Arm Exceptional athletic ability and intelli- gence, coupled with a little bull-headed- ness will make John an officer of high cali- ber and great personal vigor. He cut out his own hole in the " Long Grey Line. " and is one o( the strongest links. Now al ter four years of subservience, Johnny is headed for great things. JESSE HORACE L RT1N, III C-2 Philipsburg, Pa. Congressional Jessie hails from Philipsburg, Pennsyl- vania. After graduating from high school in 1948, he went to the Universities of Pennsylvania and ' illanova, majoring m chemical engineering. Academics and ath- letics have taken most of his time at the Academy with a few weekends left free for dragging and walking the area. THOMAS PATRICK MARTIN G-1 West Newton, Mass. National Guard Tom always managed to keep the aca- demic department at bay with a barrage of opinion. This, coupled with his eagerness to argue either side of any question served to keep the troops from boredom. His " genius " was occasionally revealed through the Pointer, but his devotion to the sack limited his showing. Swimming 4-)-2-], Mimr " A " , Numerals; Spanuh Club 3; Debate Council 3-2-7; Go J4-}-l; Sergeant 1. Wristlmg 4-}-l-l: German Club 3-2; Rad:o Club 3; Camera Club 3-2; Skeet Club 1: Sergeant 1. -}-l-l. Fiction Editor: Serge, 348 J 1 i. ■ M iv WALTER JOHN MARTIN ERNEST ARTHUR MARX ' IN JOSEPH MASON MASSARO L-1 K-2 D-2 Ephrata, Pa. Coii i ress!(Jihil Cornwall, N. Y. Sauitonal San Antonio, Texas Senatunal Walt left the farm in Pennsylvania to From Highland Falls to West Point was " Muskrat, " a poor man ' s expert on in- gain knowledge. With him he brought the a short walk for " Paunch. " His home is signia and heraldry, managed to get an Pennsylvania Dl tch accent and the Penn- now in Cornwall and the walk has in- extra year of longevity. The things that svlvania Dutch stride. West Point soon creased quite a bit. In his spare time, when Jav excelled in are numerous: including cured the accer t. Walt ' s main interest not occupied bv some form of athletics, he mail call, weekends, beno ' s, and combat seemed to be talking about farming, argu- was usually involved in a novel. " Paunch " stories from Summer Leave. Jay ' s motto ing about polit cs, and trying to solve will be remembered for his quiet manner was " They said it couldn ' t be done, so I differential equa ions. and his friendly disposition. didn ' t even try. " German Club }-2-l, Secret.in-Tn:,,mr. PrenJcu; Math, mattes forum 1-1; Corporal 2; Sergeant 1 . Hockey 4; Golj Club 3-2.; H.m.lb.,11 3-1-1: Serjeant 1. Camera Club i-l: Dialectic Society 4; Pointer 1,-1-1, Hii Editor; Radio Club 3; Kiiiuan Club 3-1-1; Sergeant I. s ,. %• JOSEPH MASUCK F-2 Sprin(.i.ii;ld, Mass. Confi ' cs.uonal JugheaJ is inhimous tor unlimited ca- pacity tor the better thiings ot life. Hailing trom the Northeast, jug is impervious to all that tends to he depressing. Bubbling like the Fountain of Youth, he started his military career as a lite guard. He threw all this aside just to bless us all with his presence. SAMUEL MOORE MATHEWS, JR. Fort ' ai.li;y, G Co. r. Sam, the only cadet to come trom Dixie that acts and talks like a Yankee, has al- ways managed to hnd ample time lor all things, whether it be die sack or winning the intramural boxing championship. His tine personality and devotion to duty point activities. A strong adherent to discipline, towards a successful military career after calls to his room meant " Siberia " to the graduation. plebes. GLEMM KENGE MATSUMOTO Bakersfield, Calif. Contii-eisiontd Probably a more C(.)nscientious individ- ual never set foot inside of the Point than Mat. Although not a " goat, " he applied himself diligenth ' to his studies and still found time to engage in a multitude of Cymtiasncs 4-}, Numnait: Dthate Council 4-3-2-1; Golj Club 3-2; Howitzer 4-3-2-1; Policy Committee 2-1; Kmsian Club 3-2; Special Program Committee 4-3-2; Weight Lijtnic, Club 3-2-7; Corpora! 2; Serjeant I. LLOYD JEAN MATTHEWS F-1 JUDSON STILLMAN MATTHLA. C-2 NORMAN AR ' IHL ' R LM TULAS B-1 Clinton, Okla. C(inp-tss!i)iidl (xiRTiss, Wis. Pn ' inh ' iitnil Seattlh, Wash. Nat;n„.,l Cnml This " Educated Okie, " known as the only man who could outtalk the Texaiis, put his oratorical abilities to use by win- ning countless debates for West Point. Lloyd was adept in academics, social ac- tivities, and especially, in athletics. His versatility should well equip him for mili- tary life. Good luck in the service, Llovd! An arms- brat, Jud had no trouble (;et- Moe, an Army Brat, came to us tins; .iccustoiiied to West Point. Havin t; visions of going into the Engineers, but the an abilit tor understanding people cou- pled with a keen sense of humor, he has managed to be a valuable classmate, jud is a practical thinker and looks at the brighter side. This will undoubtedly aid him in the future. Academic Department soon changed his mind for him. He cn|oved lishing more than Sunday morning bells so he took to the hills on the week-ends. He played la- crosse to keep in shape. He hopes to make the Army his career. Golf Cluh 3; Public Information Detail 4; West Debate Council 4-3-2-1; Sergeant 1 . Pixhing Club }-2-t: Sailing Club 4-3; Howitzer 4; Runian Lacrosse 4-3-2-1, Monogram; French Club 3; Cadet Fishtni, Club 3-2-1; Sergeant 1 . Club 3-2-1 , Vice-President, President; Sergeant 1. % 5 r . NORMAN ARTHUR MATTML ' LLER M-2 Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. Congressional Norm came up from Dixieland with in- structions to train some manners into them " Damnyanlcees. " With him he brought a silver Southern tongue, which lent it- self to accomplished debate and oratorw In 1-2, he found that a man among men was rcall) at home. His self-confidence will be a boon ti) his career. PERIN .MAWHINNEY D-1 AsHEViLLE, N. C. Conp-essional A year at Stewart Field gave Don enough speck to last through Plebe Christ- mas, then Lad Luck carried him on. A typical nois - Yearling year was followed bv goat football as a Cow. Often sack- religious, alwa s amiable, he managed to Ma loose through the four years to that THOMAS SIDWELL MAYBERRY G-2 CooKEViLLE, Tenn. Congns SlOlhil A firm believer in maximum output, Tom has found verv little time for " sack " while at the Academy. He found so much enter- tainment from derivations of mathematical h)rnuilas that he spent many long hours after taps hovered over the math books. For this reason, he sa -s the Academic De- partments are here to stay. CaJtt Chape Choir 4-}-2-l; Camera Club 1-1; Chesi Club 4-1; Debate Council 3-2; Golj Club 3-2-1; Howitzer 4; Onhiance 1; Sk, Cluh 4-3-2-1; Sergeant 1. Debate Council 4: Dialectic Society 4-3-2-1; Fishing Club Football 4, Numerals; French Club 3: Hotvitzer 4-3-2-. 2-1: Golj Club 3: Goat Football 2: Ordnance Cluh 1; Kails Spanish Club 3; Corporal 2: Lit Band 2-1; Russian Club 3-2-1: Sh Club 4: Sailing Club 3; ' - M ARTHUR McCarthy H-l Bruoklvn, N. Y. Cuuii-csMDUid EDWARL) WILLIAM MtCLOSKEY, 2nu 1-2 Philadi;lphia, Pa. Qmntsuomd MARK ARTHUR McDERMOTT C-1 Anita, Idwa Couni-e.s.uoihi! Cumbinini; the luck of the Irish and the ins.iti.iblc desire to do his best in every- thing th.it might conic his way. Art casil won the friendship of ever ' one that lie came in contact with here at the Point. His winning smile and his willingness to Iowa ' s gift to C-1 came in the form of Mark McDermott. Mark quicklv assumed his place in the 1st sections of all slide- rule courses, and became known as the " Illiterate Engineer. " Mark ' s quiet man- Hailing from Philadelphia, Pennsyl- vania, Mac came to West Point to follow in his father ' s footsteps. Having found the Hudson locale to his liking, he was affec- tionately known as " DP. " Mac was al- ways at peace with the Academic Depart- iier and good-natured humor, plus hi help others nK)rc needy than himself will ment, and he was free to en|oy his two ready smile will always make him man long be remembered. pleasures, music and the sack. fast friends. Good luck in the servict Mark! Club 3-2; Foru Waght Ujtmi, Club 3-2-i; G Sergeant 1 . Hnstliiif, 4-)-2-I. Numerals; Chess Club 4-}-2-l: Del Council 4-i-2-l: Forum 2-1; Spanish Club 3-2- ; Serge.in Sp.niul, Club 3-2; Public Inform bjte Council 4-i-2-U M th Fo, Corporal 2; Sergeant 1 . Detail 4-}-2-l: De- ■1: Golf Club hi; -| LARIMER CUSHMAN McFARLANE K-2 Fulton, N. Y. Ha wr M, ,rary School Out of the Northland, armed with his hai pipe, lacrosse stick, and great sense of humor came this devotee of the wrestling mat. A charter member of the " Fun tduh, " and one third of the unholy trio, Larry took academic endeavors in a light vein, while devoting the hulk of his time to writing poetry and reading Pogo. WILLIAM EDWARD McCiUlRE, JR. K-1 Arlington, ' a. Coni -issiondl " Little Willie " was one of the more prominent men in the company, in more wa ' s than one. But overlooking Nature ' s mistakes, he was a pretty easy guy to get along with. ' Twas a constant hght with the Academic Department, but Bill came out ahead. He has the qualities that should make him a i ood offtcer. KEN ' IN EDWARD McKAY G-1 QuLLNS, N. Y. Congressional " Mackey, " a New York City cliff- dweller, is a gun bug from way back. He started in Plebe Year with a .38 Special and IS still going strong. Although he was notorious for supplying his classmates with " D " drags, he survived without being shot. His success is assured in whatever he does, in or out of the services. Lacrosse 4-}-2-l, Numerals, Monogram; Hop Committee 4-}-2-l; Russia,! Club 3 Fishing Club 3-2 Pistol Club 1; Public Information Detail 2-1: Golf Club 3; Corporal 2: Lieutenant I. Football }-2, Monoi,ram: Rifle 4: Onlnance Club }-2-l: Spanish Club 3; Debate Council 2-U Special Program Com- mittee 3; Corporal 2: Sergeant 1. Ordnance Club 3-2-7; Pistol Clu b 4-}-2-l; Ratiio Club 3; Room Orderly 4-}-2-l; Russian Club 3-2-1; Skeet Club 3-2-1; Ski Club 4-3; Goat Football 2: Sergeant 1. -V vOt " WILLIAM ROBERT McKENNEY F-1 Augsburg, Germany Coii ns.uothil " Bed " came to West Point a world traveler endowed with sincerity and versa- tility to do any job. Besides keeping ahead of the Academic Dept. and running cross country, he managed to hnd time to coach his roommates. His unquenchable desire for good music and many women always kept him in good spirits. DUANE ADAMS McMARTIN M-1 Niiw Canaan, Conn. Coni -e.s.uoihil Mac has had many ups and downs since he left Hamilton College, hut he has ctinie up smiling and now seems to he in com- mand of the situation. After some brushes with the doctors, his proudest moment was returning from a spine operation at Walter Reed, he now claims the straightest spine in the Corps. GEORGE WINSTON Mc MILAN F-1 Dt Te C,oiiilj-e With a sense of humor that could not be topped and a determination that could not be stopped, George went through West Point brightening every group of which he was a member. His keen powers of an- alysis enabled him to keep well abreast of his classmates in every subject with a min- imum of study Cross Country 2-1; Camera Club i-2-1; Debate Council 3-2-7; Dialectic Society 4-i-2-l; Glee Club 4-3-2-1; Model Kail- road Club 2-1; Ski Club 4-3-2-1; Sergeant 1. Cadet Chapel Choir 4-3-2-1; Debate Council 4-3-2; Dialectic Society 3-2-1; French Club 3-2; German Club 3-2; Mathe- matics Forum 2-1; Sergeant 1. Dialectic Society 4-2: Portuguese Club 3-2; Debate Council 2; English Seminar 1; Sergeant 1. i u EDWARD PARRY McNAIR H-2 Staten Island, N. Y. Coiignssioinil Staten Island was within easy reach for Mac if he ever decided to go home, hut he liked It well enough at West Point to stay. He divided his interests in weekends, drag- ging and trips. Mac relies on a " Scot ' s in- tuition, " rather than blind spec. Ed will have no dilhculty in achieving his own success. ROBERT MALCOM McPHERSON 1-1 Honolulu, Hawaii Congressiuiiiil Coming to us from Hawaii, Mac was always ready to extol the advantages of his " Island Paradise. " He managed to keep ahead of the Academic Department and on the good sidcof the Tacs without too much effort. Always readv to " Yuck it up, " Mac can be expected to make the best of any situation and come up smiling. WILLIAM MOSS McX ' EIGH, III G-2 Dallas, Texas Senatorial Tex came to the Academy from civilian life. Deciding on an Air Force career, he entered West Point, Tex has acquired a high esteem for his personality from his class- mates. He IS determined to be a success, and we of G-2 are sure that he will achieve it. Good Luck and the best of everything. Phtol Club 1; Catholic Chape Choir 4-h2-l; Pistol Cluh 4-}-2-l; Photography Club 3-2-1: Gmnan Club )-2-l: Spanish Club 3-2; Ordtlancr Club 2-1: Srrgrant 1. Soccer 4-i-2-K Monogram, Manager ' s " A " : French Club i: P,siol Club i: Sailing Club 3-i; Sergeant 1 Swimming ■ -3, Numerals: Cheerleader 1: Howiti er 2-1: Hop Committee 4-3-2-1; Fishing Club 3-2; Golf Club 3-2, Ski Club 3-2; Spanish Club 3; Corporal 2: Lieutenant L 5 356 I imii rul n civiliffl arecr, k tcjahijk his class- ticss.anil idicvcit, MARRW FRANK MEADOR B-2 Decatur, Ga. Seiuitoriiil Frank, a native son ot Georgia, came to West Point by way of the Air Force. Tak- ing the Brigade Boxing Championship and winning stars were no obstacle m him. Though he prided himself on being the slowest man on the baseball team, he was fast enough in acadcniKs to be a great help to the less fortunate. Baseball 4-3-2-1, Major ' ' A " ; Football J, Manager; Class Officer 2-1, Secretary; Chess Club 4-}; Debate Council 4-3-1; Policy Committee 2-1; Raiiio Club 4-3; Ring Committee 3-2-1; Spanish Club 3; Corporal 2; Captain 1. HENRY lAMES MEHSERLE Silver Spring, Md. Some sai Conej ' eis oiial I ' s warm and friendly per- sonalit stem from the Silver Spring atmos- phere down in Marvland. His careful maneuvering from the cluti.hes of the TO has made him successful in his ventures throughout four years. His personality is one of the best. He will surely have a very fine and successful career. Wrestling 4-3-1, Monogram: Cadet Chapel Choir 4-3-2-1; Camera Club 2-1; Glee Club 4; Russian Language Club 3; Sergeant 1 . w LOUIS RICHARD MENTILLO B-2 Auburn, N. Y. Cnuii-essional Evervtime Lou shines his B-plate, he thinks of his ht)metovvn where the Blitz Cloth originated. He entered Cornell Uni- versity, but soon realized his cultural back- ground was being stifled there. Thus, to re- deem his ideals, he entered West Point, where his greatest claim to fame is the spooniest B-pIate in the Corps. Football 3-2-1, Monogram; Wrestling 4-3-2-1, Monoifam; Catholic Acolyte 3-2-1; Skett Club 3-2-1; Spanish Club 3-2; Sergeant 1. A LN ' IN SHERMAN MILDER E-2 Omaha, Nebr. Congressional The sack, " Beast Barracks, " in its cen- tral area envirt)ns, the first two weeks in the companv, and the hrst furk)ugh are the salient thmf;s which made deep impres- sions upon his memorv during Al ' s tour years at the Academy. His somber counte- nance did not always convey his apprecia- tion of cadet lite but, on good days, he was sometimes caught smiling. Dtbatt Council 2-1: Frinch Club 3; Hounzcr 4: Jiunh Ckipil C jair 4-3-2; Sk, Club 4-3; Serjeant 1 . CHARLES ERNEST MILLER, JR. H-1 St. Joseph, Mo. Coni)-essioiuil Rough Chuckle cannot help but succeed in his career as an officer. Everything he attempted was invariably near perfection. Being a hive, he was always willing to help his goatier classmates. Whether on a Company Inter-murder team, ox a Corps Squad, Chuck was a valuable man to have on our side. R; ?f Tim,, 4, Numerals; Dtalutic Soa h 3-2-1 : RmIio Club 3-2; Skctt Club 3-2; Corporal 2; Strgejiit 1 . JAMES MORRISON MILLER E-1 Hawley, Pa. Congressional Jim ' s magic slipsnck has made him one of the select few that can e.xcel in aca- demics and still hnd sulhcient time for the sack. This attribute has made " Mule " one of the more easy-going members of Easy- Company. We will look to his future as admiringly as we have watched his stay at West Point. Debate Council 2: Portuguese Club 2: Corporal 2: Sergeant 1. =r- JOHN THOMAS MILLER B-2 Camp Hill, Pa. S(W of DfceuseJ ' enra PAUL MILLER, JR. E-1 Sherman Oaks, Calif. Couii-e Following twenty years behind hii brother, Paul inv.KleJ West Point fron UCLAwirh his v.ist knowledge and bloom mg personalit . Although academic: cl.unied him as its victim, his aggressive cadet lite gained tor him the triendship of ness and enthusiasm in athletics and other on some corps squad or in his room listen- all who knew him. This combination is activities showed his great ability. Such ing to a new Kenton record. Here ' s hoping sure to senei hini high in his braneh. determination cannot go unheralded. there is music in his future. Being a hive in academics did not mean Jack was not often seen away from his books. On the contrarv, his ever present good humor backed bv an eager willing- ness to partiLipate in the diversities of GEORGE WILLI. 1 Mll.LIGAN B-2 Bhthlehlm, Pa. Qjmiif il Alteriuite is Mull realized his high school ambition :n when he entered West Point with ' 54 as a qualified alternate. His chief interests cen- ter around sports and modern music. He could always be found in the gxninasium ¥tncing 4-3-2-1, Minor mittti 1-1: Corponil 2; L. ■the Tnphy: Policy Cm Lacrosu 4-3; Hop M.iiiae.er 4-3-2-1: Quiet Ckiptl Choir Basrball 4, Numerals; Football 2-1, Momi,ram; Hockn 4; 4-3-2-1; Glee Club 1; Debate Council 4; Corporal 2; Lieu- Cadet Dance Orchestra 4; Cadet Cliapei Choir 4-3-2-1; tenant 1 . Sergeant 1 . It " 5 ALAN) LINDSEY BEALE MINTURN, JR. ROBERT MICHAEL MISCHAK LEWIS ASPEY MOLOGNE K-1 C-1 E-2 Pensacola, Fla. Coi:p-essw,ul Union, N.J. Qiuihjicd Altmiate Smithton, Pa. Cmii n ' ss uiial Bcale represented Florida ' s Chamber ot Winner of fourteen letters while at The " Molog " was always on his toes. Commerce during his four year stay at LInion High, Shad came to West Point as Keeping the Academic Dept. well in West Point, jumping in glee at his first one of ■54 ' s most versatile athletes. As a check. Lew had plent - ot time to spend on sight of snow plebe year was one of the cadet, he has continued to be a standout the Lacrosse held. Aspev helped all the first of Beale ' s many escapades in which he " On the helds of friendly strife, " and can need ' goats. Western Pennsyh ' ama sent showed his all-out spirit. His attribute of be found working out every afternoon in him here well qualified for the four year collecting few demerits and many friends the gym. House designing and letter writ- task, he didn ' t let his state down. Every should follow in later life. ing are two of his hobbies. He should have no trouble being a success in the service. effort was his very best. An Club 3-2-1; Cimtra Club 2; Forum 2: Fnhtiie, Club 1: Ticktt ami Escort Represenr itive 2; Serge ji:t 1 . Foolb.ill 4-h2-l. M.ijar ■ ' A ' ' : B.rikctki 4: B.Luh.,11 4-3-2-1, Mjjor ■ r - Dialectic Society 2; Corpor.tl 2: Lieutemint 1. Football 4-3; Lacrosse 4-3; Catholic Acolyte 4-3-2-1; Glee Club 2; Camera Club 3: Debate Council 4-3-2-1; Dialectic Society 3; Honor Committee 1; Ordnance Club 1; Russian Club 4-3-2: Corporal 2: Sergeant 1. f l ' 1. ■- 4 360 L ' W kisl well in ispcnJoo ,; ii k [oor ixar VI Evtrv ALAN JOSEPH MOMBERGER JACK EDWARD MOORE JAMES EDWARD MOORE, jR I-l H-2 C-1 Ilion, N. Y. Congressional Corbin, Ky. Oiuilijicd AltenLUe Denver, Colo. Congressioiud It took Al only tour hours to get here by He came out of them thar hills of Ken- The " J E, " a profound student oi the car, but he ' s still stunned bv the fact that tuckv, a lone figure with his own philos- advanced school of horizontal refreshment. It took him eleven months to get home ophy on life. Injuring his three years at the plans to do an about face upon graduating again! Looking for a good deal, he found academv he faithfullv followed it. He and |oin the dust agitators. His rotund nothing but a merry-go-round that m- stood back and watched the academics gi) humor and " knows " have gained him his censed him to sack, though too man - bv, vet always stood high in his class. A high position of state. " Skinny ' s " inter- times It was going too fast for him to get good friend always ready to help, he will pretation of Hawaiian music made him off and seek the " red-boy. " go far in the Armed Forces. the " opu " he was. Cadet Chapel Acclytt 2-1; DiaUctk Society 3-2-1; Golj Club C.niet Chapel Choir 4-3-2-1; Spanish Club 3; RaMo Club Catholic Choir 4-3-2; Dialectic Society 3; French Club 3-2; 3-2; Skeer Club 4; Ski Club 4-3-2-1, President; Spanish Club 4-3: Escort ami Ticket Committee 2; Dialectic Society 3-2; Hop Manager4-3; Corporal 2; Captain 1, Brigade Adjutant. 3-2-1: Corporal 2; Sergeant 1. Sergeant 1. 1 ;; l!iii " I ' fl f JESSE GEORGE MOORE Palestine, Qm,i,n •ul Always a civilian at heart, Jesse came to West Point from the University of Texas Four ears at the Military Academy have failed to alter his views. Listing ' assar as his branch choice, Jesse found most enjoy- ment during his cadet career participating in outside activities, " Buckner parties, " and trip sections. THOMAS WILEY MOORE D-2 Pacific Palisades, Calif. Coiizi-essioiuil Tom had spent most of his time traveling these United States before he came to the Point. Plebe academics almost sent him back to traveling, prematurely. California sunshine and our winters almost shook him from loining the Polar Bear ' s Club. He looks forward to seeing those date palms in the near future. JOHN JOSEPH MORRIS A-2 X ' alley Forge, Pa. Conti-essioihil Having had two years of college, one at Boston University and the other at illa- nova College, Jack entered the Point with few academic worries. Although active in many sports, he is known to favor ice hockev and skiing, and the - claimed most ot his attention during the winter seasons. He ' s sure to go far. Cadet Dance Orchestra }-2-l. Treasurer 2, Secretary 1; Dialectic Society 4-i-l-l: Fishing Club 3-2-7; Math Forum 2-1; Knssian Cliih 3-2-7; Sergeant 7. Swimming 4-}-2-l, Minor --A--; Catholtc Cho:r4-}: Ra. u Club 3; Sergeant 1 . Hockey 4-i-2, Numerals, Monogram: Art Club 3; Catholic Chapel Choir 3-2-7; Golf Club 3-2; Policy Committee 2-7; Sergeant I. — ' i IF M B RONALD EUGENE MORRIS ROBERT JAMES MORRIS, JR. ROBERT PARKER MORRIS I-l K-1 C-2 Washington, D. C. Nanomil Guard Louisville, Ky. Seihitoruil Gainesville, Fla. Presideiitnil Afrcr four years as company hotel rep B.J. came to West Point with two objec- Bob ' s career as a cadet was characterized and car salesman, Maurice leaves the Acacl- tives in minJ, to do little studying but as by a warm, friendly smile and a cheerful emy as one of the few wealthy graduates. He has faithfuUv used the Commandant ' s time to apph- practicalK ' his lirm belief in the sack. We will all miss the quick wit wdiich brightened many of our darker moments. much fishing as possible. He accomplished manner. His tuture as an Army Olhcer both while becoming known as the hive of bright because ot his inherited milita K-Ct). Having survived hazing from his abilities. His attention to details led h classmates on the " sunny " N ' irginiaweath- to excel in camera and debate. W( er experienced during Camid, Bob has be come a true friend to all. forever to excel in camera and debate, we p; now, but pleasant memories will linge Catholic Acolytes i-2-1; Giiiera Committee 1-lj Dialectic Fencing 4-1, Numerals; Ordnance Club 3-2-1; Cailet Fishing Honor Committee 2-1; Debate Council 2-1; Pistol Team 4- ' i; Society 3-2-1: Pointer 4-3-2-1, Business Manager; Corporal Club 3-2-1; Cadet Chapel Choir 4-3-2-1; Debate Council 2-1: Sunday School Teacher 2-1; Corporal 2: Lieutenant I . 2; Sergeant 1 . Pistol Club 3-1; Mathematics Forum 2-1; Camera Club 3-2; German Club 2: Corporal 2: Sergeant 1 . EDWARD MERILLAT MOSES JAMES EDWARD MOSS A-2 L-1 Washington, D. C. Congress luiuit ' ista, Calif. Cuiit i: An ;irniv son, Ed came to the plains ot West Point with the sole intent of hecom- ins; a leader. Deenlv interested in tactics, Having spent what seems to him as most ot " his life here, he is eagerlv looking for- ward to that wonderful day in June. The " Moe ' s " dining hall debates will long he days and weeks spent at the Academy we remembered, as will his " operation can- in a valiant effort to stay one step ahead ( non. " A strong desire to win and to see a the Academic and Tactical Department good job accomplished will be of value to He is a " Goat " who is certain of a brilliai future. him as a career offic RICHARD BRADSHAW MOULTON M-2 LucAsviLLE, Ohio Seiuitoridl Dick came out of the Ohio hills and shifted around in Ohio State in the Naval ROTC before coming up to the " rock. " Since then, the old " jutting ehin " has been immortalized time and again so he has turned into a landmark that will be missed after graduation. He has an alfinitv for charcoal-broiled steaks. Charlaidm 3-2-i; Soccer 4, Numerals; Cadet Ckifd Cho 4-3-2; Pistol Club 2; Corporal 2; Lieutenant 1. Track 3-1, Monogram; Gymnastics 4-3-2, Numerals: Cadet Camera Club 3-2; Spanish Club 4-3-2; Basketball 4-3, Chapel Acolyte 2-1; French Club 4-3-2; Ordnance Club 2; Numerals, Monogram; Skeet Club 4-3-2; Art Club 3-2; Camera Club 2-1; English Seminar 1; Sergeant 1. Sailing Club 4; Sergeant 1. 354 5in|R ' pt--. ( fv: Mr if ROBERT HORACE MUNS JACKIE LEE MUNSEY MATTHEW PATRICK MURPHY L-1 D-2 M-2 Miami, Ariz. Seihitnrnil Princkton, W. ' a. Coiijii-essioiial Houston, Texas Con yesMoiuil Boh joined us from the ranks of the Jackie hails from the hills of southern If anyone doubts that Matthew Patrick " Wild Blue Yonder " in which he spent West ' irginia, and can run the ridges Murphv isn ' t Irish see me what ' s more two years in Japan. He promptly became a faster than anyone else around here. He has I ' m from Texas! A little seasonini; in thi familiar fi£;ure around " L " Co. with his kept himself bus - with main activities land of the Lone Star state and a littl ever present camera and the shinini; iloiiie rant;int; from photot rapln to wntini; the prep school s ave i ' at the abiiitv to always he calls a head. Bob ' s frieiidlv manner and OAO. He has even been known to study or see a rough |ob through, Pat is best re- easy-going wisecracks will be missed by crack a funny once in a while. Good luck membered tor his willingness to help a every one of us. to you. Jack. classmate or a goat. fimini 4; Debate Camel 4-1: Grnmw Club }-2: Howit-ci Cmcn: Club 3-2-7; Vttbjt! Comial 4-}-2: fnA H? Club 3: Lacrosse 2, Moiwgram: S„ml.iv School Ti.nhir, 4-3-1-. 4-J-2-1. Associate Photo Editor. Photo Editor: Mortar 3, Golf Club }: Hou ' itzer 4-): Mule Rider 1; Powter ' 4-}; Sail- Corporal 2; Sergeant 1 . Photo Editor; Pistol Club 1: Ski Club 4-3: Sergeant 7. ingClub 3; Serjeant 1. - i , ROY WILLIAM MUTH C-2 San Francisci), Calif. Pn.uileiitnil Successor to his father as a cadet, Roy has the determination that will carry him to tile top in anything he sets out to do. To those who know him here, he is already " tops. " Whether on the golf course or in the Lompan ' , Roy ' s easy and pleasant manner and pleasant personality make him well liked by all. WILLIAM DICKERT NELSON H-1 CaRTERSVILLE, Ga, CoilllJ-l ' S.SlOlhl! Nellie, a product of Georgia, came to the Academy after three years at Emery. His JOHN MARTIN NBAS K-2 Newport, Tenn. Conzi-essional Nappy came to us from the service, and after four years here he can hardly wait to get hack into the service. His Smoky easygoing personality contributed much to Mountain talk and customs have given us his success at the Point. His favorite mode many happy moments in our tour of duty of study was to close his eyes and absorb at the Point. " Silence is golden " best de- the wisdom of the P ' s. His sincerity and scribes his quiet manner and sincere car- likable nature assures his success in the nestness in his work. future. Socca 4-3-2, Numerals, Mtjtwgram; Golj 4-3-2-1, Numera s, Minor " A " , Navy Star; Howitzer 4-3; Pointer 2-1: Portuguese Club 4-3-2-1; Russian Club 2-1; Sergeant 1. GoljCh h3-2-l;P,,l,nC 2-1; Corpora 2; Strge.,l,tl. Spanish Club 3- ' . Sergeant 1. Club 2: Weight Ufrwg Club 1; GEORGE THEODORE NEU DONALD FRED NEWNHAM WILSON HARRY U KERSON C-1 M-1 D-2 Georgetown, Ohio Cniit_n-ss oiuil Johnstown, N. Y. Ciiiitt-essiomd Belfast, Me. Seiuitonal Arriving at West Point fresh out of ilgh Somehow stars eluded l )n Plebe Year. For four long years Nick has given up school, Ted soon adiusted himself n the A second phice m the Buckner Stakes made his favorite pastime of huntnig and iishing rigors of cadet life. Never caught nap; ing. the summer a bigger success. Things got in the " Pine Tree " state. His mind was his persistence and skillful use of the even better during Yearling Year; and bent on a career, having a pair ot Gold English language always got hini wh. Che come the following September, the stars Bars as its goal. Alwa s willing to lend a wanted, whether it was a tenth or a pro were on his eollar. Some of it rubbed olf on helping hand and to be of service, Nick drag; and it will always guarantee a ] .lace his (.oaelimg pupils as he helped them over should ll far and wide in an ' branch of the for him in the future. the rough spots. service. Our best to you. Bill. Unilish Semimtr 1; Uath Fortim 2-1: Spanish Club }-2-l: C.imer.i Chih 4-3-2-1; Chess Cliib 3-2-1; Drb.ni Council 4-i- Sheet Club 4-3; French Club 3-2; Pistol Club 3-2-1; Debate Debate Council -l; Seneantl. 2-1: Fmiim 2-1: Howitzer 4; Mathematics Forum 1: Pistol Council 2; Camera Club 4-3-2; Hamiball Club 1; Serf eant L Club 1: RaJlaClub 1: Serjeant 1. 1 367 JERROLD MARTIN NORTH DONALD EDWARD NOWAK GEORGE FRANCIS OBRIEN, JR. B-1 M-2 B-2 Chicago, III. Coiit,ns.uoihil Alpena, Mich. CoH t-essional Hrainlrd, Minn. Coiigressiontil Jerry embarked upon his career at Uncle After a stint in the Army, and USMAPS, One of Minnesota ' s easy going sons, Sam ' s Institute of Higher Learning with Don entered these " Ivy covered halls " O ' Bie came to West Point after a year at a notable lack of concern over such head- with the rest of us back in the da s of in- St. John ' s LTniversity and the L niversity of aches as the area and the academic depart- nocence. Although not one of the stars of Minnesota. West Point never troubled nient. Although never indifferent in any sports he has provided the sort oi drive George. Getting back ht)me for leave was sense of the word, he never let adversitv necessary for many intramural victories. his big job. But between academics and get him down. His easv-going attitude Don and his A pena News will be long re- the T.D. he found plenty of time to drag will put him wa - out front. membered in M-2. his red boy. Socca- 4-3; Track 3 PIO 4-3; Ku uau Club 3-2; OyJmmce Camera Club 3-2-1: Catlmhc CImtr 4-3-2-1: Gtrman Club Trauh Club 3-2; Sh Club 4-3-2-1; Skat Club 3-1: Camera Club 3; f i . «i; Club 3-2-1; Debate Council 2-1; Camera 3-2-1; Skeet Club 3-2; Sergeant 1. Club 4-2; Sergeant 1 . Club 2; Serl.eant 1 . nOUGLAS JOHN O ' CONNER iVl-2 j I. RSI- Y City, N.J. Caiii ns.uoihii l " )i)ut; will Inng he remcinhcrL ' i-l as a most aLtivc cadet. Although debating and the Oialeetie Society took up most of his tree tunc, he still found time to win a regi- mental championship. Hisex ' en pcrson.ilit m k liish smile won him a top place among all who knew him and will guarantee his success in the service. DANIEL JOSEPH CVMARA A-2 OswiiGo, N. Y Don came to meet the system forc- arned, hut not hirearmei-l. Throughout IS four vears Wm was known to t.ike the ith of least resistance that led straight ) his " sack. " Startinsi slow in academics. JAMES FRANCIS OBENDORFER L-1 CoHircsMUIUll YoUNGSTOWN, C)nl Ciiiiti ' esstoihil ' ery seldom is there a man with spirit so lofty as to he untouched hv the com- mon worries of life. Such a man is Oh, and such was his existence at West Point. The gvm became his second home, as his first le soon turned into a hive of the k)wer love at the academy was athletics. Other- irackets. His two great |o s at Woo Poo wise he divides his time between academics were the end of P.E. and graduation, and enn) ' ing himself . Howitz.ir 2; Catholic Chapd Acolyti 3-2-i; Dekite Council Di.ilcctic Soacry 4-}-2-l: Specijl Proinwi Committee 4-i- Soccer 4-}-2-l, Numerals, Momgnim, Minor ■■ ( " , Navy }-2-l. Manager; Dialectic Society i-1-1, Vue-Prtmletit: 2-1; U ' eii, ' t Lifting Cltili 4-3-2-1; Sergeant 1. Star; Honor Committee 2-1: Catholic Chape Acolyte 4-3-2-1: Policy Committee 2-1; Pistol Club 2-1; Art Club 3-2, " Model Railroad Club 4-1; German Club 3-2-1: Ham ball Corporal 2; Lieutenant 1. Club 3-2; Golf Club 4-3; Weight Lifting Club 4-3-1; Ser- WILLIAM ELDRID GE ODOM G-2 CriKSVILLE, TeNN. CoUi)-CS.U(llhll WILLIAM D. OLD, II D-1 Waco, Texas Senatorml GEORGE HAMDEN c:)LMSTED, JR. L-1 Des Moines, Iowa Comi-asioiuil Bill, an avid conversationalist, left the men of G Co in good humor with colorful tales of the Cumberland Plateaux in Ten- nessee. His quest to find a working philos- A Texan from the mountains of West ' irginia, Don came to West Point from the Ll.S. Air Force. He spent hours looking out of the window into Central Area and ophy in life and desire to live in the great dreaming of Texas. A goat confined to the outdoors were foremost in his endeavors lower sections, he holds to the theory that here at the Point. His impression will be more generals come from the goats than with his wives. Quiet and unassuming, h lasting. from the hives. is always read to help out. George is one of the youngest members of our class coming right out of high school into the Point. His main pastimes were avoiding turnouts and the Area. The iinl)- things that kept him going were the thought of more weekends and arguing Football 4-}, Monogram; Boxing 4: Soccer 2-1, Momguim: Football 3-2, Monogram: Boxing 4- : Track 4-}: Camera Squash 4-i-l-l. Minor ■■ )■ ' , Captain: Debate Council 2-1; General Committee 2-1; Fishing Cli b 3-2; Goli Club }-2-l: Club i-2-1: English Seminar 2-1; Corporal 2; Lieutenant 1 . Ordnance Club 3-2; Pistol Club }-2-l: Sergeant 1 . Dialectic Society 2-1; Corporal 2; Lieutenant 1. MARK ALLEN ORMSBY M-1 KoK ' ONto, Ind. Coni)-essio)idl " Kukonii), Indiana, Sir. " The familiar cry rang through the area; this was our CHARLES ROBERT ORR G-2 [ack ' SON, Tenn. Cnnt)-e nc A firm hclicvcr that plcntv of rest i Lcssary tor success, Charlie has used thy introductK)n to " Speed. " Our hero left to advantage while with us. A typical Ten- home to take on the wiles of West Point. nesseean, he never lets the odds get him Dragging or partying, Mark held worrying down, and he can always be seen practicing to a minimum. Ever ready to sing olT key his favorite saying, " Smile, and the world or tell one of his whoppers, he was as good smiles with you. " May he hnd that this a cadet as he was a friend. saying is always true. WTLLL ' VM ALBERT ORTH F-2 CoATESVILLE, Pa. CoHHI-eS.S ioihll After graduation from High School, Bill came to West Point via Stewart Air Force Base. In a short time he made himself well liked and was known as a soft spoken guy with a definite goal in life. He is very con- scientious and leaves no task incomplete. A hive, he will surely succeed in any held he tries. Githolk Acohres 4-3-2-1; C. Club 4-3-2; Sergeant 1. Club 4-3-2-1; Ru lek.U 4: Fnhnig Club 2; Sheet Club 4: Sp.nush Club 3-. Deb.itr Cuumil 4-3-2-1; English Seminar 2-1: Mathematics Forum 2-1: Russian Club 3-2; Sunday School Teacher 3-2-1 ; Ciirpimil 2: Lieutenant 1. 371 LOPEZ JAIME ORTIZ WILLIAM JOSEPH OVBERG RAYMOND DANIEL PACE M-1 B-2 F-2 Santurce, Puerto Rico Terntomil Brooklyn, N. Y. Cont ressn,:,.,! RussELLViLLE, Ala. CoH ressioihil From sunny Santurce " Hymic " came to Smirk doesn ' t let being a cadet stop him Ray came to West Point from Florence an even sunnier West Point in July. Four from enjoying life. His natural wit is quick State Teacher ' s College, Alabama. Once cokl winters left him with a sour impres- to sec the hunuir of any situation. His here his winning smile and sparkling per- sion of " Yankee Weather. " His smile at fame has spread far and wide after having sonalit - made a friend of everyone he met. reveille coupled with his love of the opera represented Uncle Sam as a good-will am- Whether it was athletics or singing, Ray were the remises of his wives. His lo -alty bassador to Brazil. His Portuguese is excelled. His smile cheered us up in the and sincerity made our four years with him spoken with a thick Brooklynese accent middle of " Gloom Period. " We all expect hurry hy too rapidly. that is unique. great things of this man. Spaiiidj Club 3-2; French Club 3-2; B«.v « 3; Qjtholic Cho 2-1; Sergtiint 1. BasdJ 4; Debate Coumi! }-2-l: Jewish Chapel Choir }-!; Cnht Chapel Choir 4-}-2-l; Glee Club 4-3-2-}; Corporal 2; Portuguese Club 1; Sergeant 1. Lieutenant 1. 1 i {riimilil Florence II Once lioj pcr- :femt, ini;, h - p in ik llcxpcci JOSEPH THOMAS PALASTRA, JR. WARREN TALMADGE PALMER K-1 M-2 Portsmouth, N. H. Presidentml Middletown, Ohio Couii-essional Joe was raised in the Navy hut saw the Warren, a hive himself, has spent much light and set the Army as his goal. Com- of his spare time et)aehing his goatier class- ing straight out of high school, he quietl ' mates and his patience and unfailing will- set about swiping all the Academic De- ingness to help anyt)ne any time has earned partment ' s tenths and helping his goaty him the highest regard from all. His quiet roommates and friends to do the same. Joe ethciencv has made Warren the kind of man will go far about as far as he always we all like to work with. Best of luck! wished he could on weekends. Boxini 4; Art Club 4: Fanim 2; Fmich Cliih 3-; Club 4-1; Corporal!. ' istol Chess Club 4-}-2-l, Prtsiiltnt: Geiltr.il Committet 2-1: Ger- nuw L.wg,u,ge Club 2-1: Publu hiform.niov Det.ul 4-3-2: Debjte Comic: I 2: Sergeant 1. JOSEPH EDWARD PALUMBO C-2 Maple Heights, Ohio Coiiqresnonal Joe displayed keen determinatmn in all of his undertakings whether it was on the phning held ov |ust studying. His deter- mination did not blind his sense of humor, and his ability to see the light side saved many a situation. No matter what br.inch Joe enters, he has the qualities to reach the top. Gerrihin Club 2: Catholic Choir 3; Sergeant 1. r Li ' ' ff DONALD FREDERICK PANZER C-1 De Mich. Seihitonal Don left Michigan with little knowledge of the " system, " hut he soon learned what a Plebe was. Throughout his four years at the Point, he was alwavs in good spirits. Believing that he had the best furloughs in the Corps, he began planning well in ad- vance. Receiving a letter a day gave him his spark. JOHN GEORGE PAPPAGEORGE C-2 Detroit, Mich. Conti-essioiuil Papp ' s humor was always around when we needed a lilt, and he ' ll always be re- membered for his ability to find a " pro " drag. The " Golden Greek " figured promi- nently as an Army boxer, an intcrmurder footballer, and as an all-regimental la- crosse man. Upon graduation, he will lend his talents to the service. THOMAS HOLL PAPROCKI F-2 X ' entnor, N.J. Congressio hil A product of New Jersey, " Pappy " was a lifeguard at Atlantic Beach. His first love was guns, and any kind. Noise was his phobia, especially before breakfast. Al- ways he had the treasured ability to get thingsdone without a visible effort. Classi- cal music, weekends, and the sack kept him nn)re than happy. How,tz.tr 4-3-2-1; OrdnMc, Club 3-1; Pistol Club 1; Rush. Club 3-1; Public Information Detail 4-3-2-1; Sergeant I . boxing 4-3-2, Monogram; Chess Club 4-3: Handball Club -3: Spanish Club 3: Debate Council 1; Dialectic Society 1; .amera Club 2; Corporal 2; Sergeant 1. Kifle 4-3-2-1. Ml! Club 4-3-2; OrJn Sergeant 1 . ■• ... RUSSELL WAYNE PARKER GERALD HERBERT PARSHALL EDWARD ALBERT PARTRIDGE B-1 E-1 1-2 Glendalk, Calif. Cnnp-essioiial Jackson, Mich. (Xualified Competitor Orlando, Fla. Nat mial Cunivd Out of the- West came the " California Coming from the Sis;nal Corps, Jerry Bright-eycJ and hushy-tailed, the " Flor- Kid " with his determined drive and easy- naturally hecamc a member of the Radio ida Cracker " arrived at West Point from going smile. He was capable in everything Club. Because studies never posed anv the Florida National Guard. His conscien- from academics to sports. He is an easy problem he was able to devote many hours nous attitude and ability to get a lob done man to like and serve under. In the future to extra-curricular activities, and always particularl) ' htted Ed tor his new sur- his desire to do well, coupled with his was an active member in the meetings ot roundings. His friendly smile and ready common sense and practical ahilitv, will the inside straight club. Jerrv is sure to be a wit helped pass away the study hours. We assure his success. success in his profession. will long remember him. Football 4-3-2-1, Momgnnn: Track 4-3-1; Spanish Club Cmn., Club 4-3; Dibat, Comic! 4-3-2-1; Dialecttc Socty Fencing 4; German Chb 3-2; F„lm,i. Club 2-1; Debate 4-3; FishingClub 4-3-2-1: Camera Club 4-3-2; Skeet Club 2: 4-3-2-1: Haii:t er 4-3-2: Ordnance Club 1; Radio Club Council 2-1; Corporal 2; Sergeant 1 . Ski Club 4-3-2-1; Weigbt Lifting Club 3-2,- Golf Club 3-2-1: 4-3-2-1, I ' ice-PreiiJenr: Serjeant 1. Handball Club 3-2 ,■ Corporal 2, Lleutellanr 1 . niwr " ' 375 EimiN ERIC PASSMORE E-1 Storrs, Conn. Seiiataruil From the hills of New England, and a tratci ' nit ' house of the University of Con- necticut, came this fun-loving, man about campus Connecticut Yankee. Never one to fear the Academic Department, Bud soon developed into the company ' s champion sackoid, but always managed to stay in the upper regions of class standings. MERCER HOWELL PATTERSON K-2 GuLFPORT, Miss. Reti Ln- An three great pi ed h.i WILLIAM VINCENT PAUL H-2 SiATKN Island, N. Y, Qiutt-essioihil Bill came to West Point after tours in his comforter, also red, and somebody in the Infantry and college. Not exactly the I .C. His ability with the horn studi the ' -Old Man ' lines a |oy to -lut he often found him- quickly mastered both academics self into the trunk room to play it. An ardent son of Gulfport, Mississippi, his roommates found it hard convincing him the Civil War was over. sports and went on to become one of Hap- py Co ' s best liked compatriots. His quick adjustment to all situations will make his career an assured success. Samr 4-3, Monogram; Camera Club 4-3-2-1; Debate Coumil Rim Committee 4-3-2-1; Corpora 2: Serteain 1. 2-1: Ordnance Club 2-1; Skt Club 4-3-2-1; Sergeant 1. ' Football 3-2-1; Lacrosse 4-3; Catholic Chapil Choir 4-3-2-1: Glee Club 1; Art Club 3-2-1: Ordnance Club 1; Radio Club 2:Spanish Club 3-2;Ski Club 4-3-2-1; Corporal 2:Sergeantl. L I J 376 t i?k¥J f ROMAN JCXSEPH PEISINCER, JR. L-2 Albuquerque, N. M. Cmi icMioiuil EDWARO JAN PAUL PAWLOWSKI EARL DAVIS PAYNE, JR. G-2 1-2 TnRi:i: Rivers, Mass. Giui -essiondl Cincinnati, Ohio Snuitorntl After two VL-ars of prior service, incluJ- Ear! enjoyed his stay at West Point so ing a tour in Japan, followed by a year m well that he began numbering the da s re- the Lhiiversitv of Massachusetts, Pav en- niaining till graduation, at the beginning tered the Point. His prohciencv in the so- of Yearling year. He will he remembered in cial seieiues plus his (luenc - in Polish and 1-2 for enlisting a " fighting following " for Russian have raised rumor that eventually the chess team. The fiery cry, " Beat Red fortunes in the future. Let ' s hope that Jt)e he will be a iiiilitar ' aide to Warsaw or Rose Chess Club, " still resounds in Wash- receives as many helping hands as he has Moscow. ingtonHall. given. Joe ' s serious tone on whatever confronts him, plus his ability to be successful in his endeavors, brand him as a man who will do well, no matter where he goes or what he does. Joe ' s cooperation will foster his Btisekill 4: S,j:,.,sh 4, Nutmnils: Catholic Chapil Acolyti Gymiusncs 4-i, Numerals: Track 3-2; Chess Club 4-}-2-l. Fmtball 4: Lacrosse 4-3-2-1, Numerals, Monogram; Track 3-2-;; Handball Club i-2-1; Mortar 3; Ptstol Club 1: Secretary,Vice-PrestJent: How!t er4-3:SkiClub4;Sergeantl . 2; [Vrestlmg4-i, Monogram; Catholic Chapel Acolyte 3-2-!; - - - , , , - Camera Club 2-1; Fishing Club 3-2-1: Policy Comir ' —- - DaseOail t: squash t, i umerais; i atnoltc tiapel ncotyte Kjymnasttcs f-y, i uwera s: i racK )-z; u . ' cry t uw t-j- -i, 3-2-1; Handball Club 3-2-1; Mortar 3: Ptstol Club 1: Secretary,Vice-Prestdent:How!t er4-3;SkiClub4:Sergeantl. Public Information Detail 4-3-2-1: Russian Language Club 3-2-1, Vice-President: Debate Council 2-1: Corporal - camera f tiw z-i; risaing i iuv y- -i, roiuy ommiiiee j.. Russian Club 3-2; Skeet Club 3-1: Corporal 2: Captain I. Regimental Supply Officer. FRANCIS J. PERCY E-2 Wash. Coni)-t GEORGE ELMER PERRIN D-1 Antonio, Texas Sen, GEORGE STEDMAN PETLEY H-2 WiLLiAMSPt)RT, Pa. Coiiiiessioiud The weekend hops, strolls along Flirtic A goat ' s tvpicallv optimistic outlook on George established himself in the " Long with that favorite girl, and weekends in life, a lutting chin, and a Texan smile were Grey Line " after a long battle with the New York were among the mainstays of George ' s trademarks. He is always ready Academic Department. He was always Percy ' s West Point Life. The battle of the with a good word and is strongly inclined cheerful, and possessed exceptional qual- books and the continual " Buck-ups " never to expound on the great state of Texas. For ities of wit and humor. He wore a per- daunted his eas going nature. He will be him the future looks like nothing hut suc- petual smile. George is sure to be successful the iirst to admit that happiness is where cess. Go get ' em, George, good luck to m anything he does, for he en|oys working you find It. you. with others. Track 4; Hop Managtr 4-5-2-1; Catholic Acolyt, }-2-l; Special Program Committee 2-1, Treasurer, Chairman: French Club 3 Camera Club 4-5-2: Corporal 2; Lieutenant 1 . French Club 4-3; Debate Council 4-5-2: Ordnance Club I: Camera Club 5-2; Mule Ruler 2-1: Corporal 2; Lieutenant 1 . Swimmmt, 4-5-2: Chess Club 2: English Seminar 1: Spannh Club 4-5-2: Weight Lifting Club 1; Sergeant L WILLIAM WILEY PHILLIPS B-1 Doniphan, Mo. Ndtwihil Guard iUiiCSilul workinj After three fruitli itv of Missouri, 1 1 ■ears at the Univer- luck ' ran out and he GARY RANDOLPH PEYTON K-2 Sweet Chalybeate, ' a. Contt-essiotuu Being a bona-fide ante-helliani ' irginij planter, Sam brought to West Point a love of the easy going Southern life. Never a got his appointment, but he soon fitted die-hard tor the System, academic or mill- himself to the " big change. " A real " |uice tar -, he has nevertheless earned a large hive, " he could always he found among host of friends, all of whom will remember the superheteriidynes and antennae of the him for his ready smile and congenial per- Radio Club. His quick wit will take him sonalitv. far. STANFORD CHRISTIAN ' PILET C-2 Arabi, La. Senatorial From the bayous of Louisiana came an Arm ' Brat who found the Academy a step- ping stone for his lifetime career. Though studying is Pete ' s pet peeve, it has not crushed his spirit. With the world at his hngertips and with talents varying frt)m cartoon drawing to selling rings, Pete heads for a successful life. football 4- -1-1: Lacrosse 4: Suimmtng 4: Duilcctic So- Rm io Club 4-3-2-1, Prtsnliiit: Rujsijk Club 4- }-l-l: Suimmingl-l, Managtr; Chess Club 4-}-2: KingCommittct cty 2; Cadet Chapel Choir 4-2-1; Sergeant 1 . Camera Club 4-)-2-l; Fishmg Club 4-3-2-1; Golf Club 1; 4-3-2-1: Debate Council 4-3-2-1: Golf Club 3-2-1: Howtt er Sergeant 1. 3-2-1; Pistol Club 4: Pointer 4-1: Russian Club 3-2-1; Sergeant 1. 379 ' CHESTER JOSEPH S. PIOLUNEK D-1 Hyde Park, Mass. Co igressio ia CLhet left a ]oh as youth counselor at an Old Soldier ' s Home for the more harried lite at the Point. Despite many obstacles, he managed to graduate in only five years. Academics and the Washington Hall Cui- sine rated cc]uall - in his eve, hut a diet of Schlitz and apple pie will heal the ulcers from both. JAMES GLO ' ER PLUNKETT, JR. M-1 New Orli;ans, La. Kei itLir Ariiiy June brings new light to Jim ' s life - graduation and a chance to really make a name for himself. Interested in everything from sports to " The finer things of life, " It is easily understandable why he is so others. Remaining undaunted from his well liked. Nothing ever seriously fazed skirmishes with the Academic Depart- Jim, including the system, academics, and ment, he kept us amused with his sense of even the TV) humor and gunslinging. THOMAS DABNEY POOR C-2 Ft. Monroe, Va. Presuientutl Tate came from ' irginia via Sullies, One of the finest Southern Gentlemen North of the Mason-Dixon Line, he was distin- guished for his sincerity and interest in Citholic Acolyte 2-1: Debate Council 1; Sp.imsi Club 3; Corporal 2; Sergeant 1. Camera Club 4-3-2-1; Catholic Chapel Acolyte 2-1; English Skeet Club 4-1; Pistol Club 4; Rifle Club 1: Portuguese Club Seminar I; Howitzer 4; Public Information Detail 4-3-2-1; 1; Weight Lifting Club 3-2-7; Ordnance Club I; Ski Club 1; Special Program Committee 4-3; Debate Council 4-3-2-1, Sergeant 1. Secretary, Aiiministrative I ' lce-Preudent; Corporal 2: Sergeant 1. l w DONALD CLARE PORTER JOHN GRANT PORTER RALPH EMMETT PORTER L-1 E-1 D-1 YouNOSTtnvN, Ohio Coiic ress oiia Missoula, Mont. Pranleiitul ScoTTSBORO, Ala. Cniiii-asioihil Don came to Woo Poo completely un- Arriving with an array of Hawaiian Coming from the Air Force, Ralph had aware of what was in store for him, al- shirts, Jack made himself at home. He no dilliculties adapting himself. No star- though he soon found out As one third of soon made his chief pastime keeping one man, he has nevertheless managed to keep the " OPA, " he spent much of his time step ahead of the Academic Department, ahead of the Academic Department and keeping the 39th Division alive. Extolling J ' lck always has time to help anyone who T.D. Getting out of bed m the morning is the virtues of Ohio and listening to hill- needs it; he willleavc many friends. What- his imlv aversion to life. His ability to hilh- music were his favorite pastimes he- ever his branch, he will make a success of win friends and influence people will make sides indulging into academics. it in his own quiet way. him a winner in any circle. Croii Country 3-2-1: Sittuijy Sthoal Ti ichrr 2-1; Jfr Dib,,tc Council 4-}; Public bijonmition DiUil 4-}-2; B.iskerki 4: Kunuw Club 4-3-1; Drb.iir Coimal 4-3; RussLin Club 3; Ski Club 4; Serjeant 1 . Corponil 2; Lia . 11 JOHN ALEXANDER POTEAT, JR. G-2 Marion, N. C. Con ressnnhd ife fe3 5 » ■ ' g NORWOOD WILLIAM POTTER D-2 RiDGEWdOD, N.J. Coiiit-essioihil John L ' onsistcntly has a hig, broad smile for everyone whether rain or shine or |ust after a daily battle with academics. A pleasing personality and a broad smile are for getting the nwst done elHci the assets of success, both of which arc at least amount of time and with West Point was quite a change from Mid- dlehurv College, but his ample grev hair was not increased b ' it. His natural knack tlv in the minimum hn ' s command. We will miss John, c happy moments he has provided ill be cherished always. Dtbcitc Council 4-1-1: Howttzrr i-l-l: Putol Club 4-}-2-l. Tnusr rer, Captain; Portt guest Club 3-2; Sailing Club 3; Honor Committee 1 : Corporal 2; Captain 1 . of effort will make him an asset wherever he goes. Watch out for this man, he ' s on his way! Track 4: Cadet Chapel Choir 4-i: Pointer }-2-l, Sport, EJitor; Portuguese Club 3-2; Sergeant 1 . PAUL X ' INCENT POWERS E-2 Canton, Ohio Conej-esi uiiiil Forever dodging academics, Pablo found abundant time to fulfill his desire for fun. He rose to heights in defeating the lan- guage departments and celebrated his suc- cess by developing a talent for card-play- ing. Never once at a loss for words, Paul was always able to spread his love for a good time everywhere. Dialectic Society 4-i-2: Rusuan Club 3 Corporal 2. I _ Wlitlkl n HOWARD PRESCOTT ROBERT CLARK PREUITT EUGENE STEPHEN PROCKNAL I-l B-2 D-2 Harti(ird, CciNN. Senatornd Snyder, Texas Ci)iii)-essinnal Buffalo, N. Y. Con rcssumal Roh, oriL- of the Texas delegation to the Leading his " hand " against the guard class of ' 54, brought to the Corps a keen detail at Buckner, Gene managed to do his sense of humor, a readv smile, and a com- classmates an appreciated favor by sinking nion sense approach to problems presented the reveille cannon. He accomplished his bv the system. Not professing to be a hive, mission with only two casualties . . . The he stayed a step ahead of the academic de- remainder of his time at West Point was Howie brought to the Point with him a keen interest in music and shooting. When not at the Rifle Range, he could be found singing with either the Glee Club or the Choir. An accomplished camera bug and an easy-going guy with a smile on his face. Howie will certainly be successful in his partment for four years. His determination spent looking forward to baseball season, chosen field. assures him a sound career. leaves, and trips. R ?f • -3-2-i, Nmmra s; Glti CInb 2-1: Jewish Ch.ipcl Choir 4-i-l-l: Fmich Club 3-2; Kiissian Club 3-2; Camtra Club }-2-l: Sheet Chib 2. Genera Committee 2-1; Corpor.il 2; Lit B.iteball 4-}-2-l, Numerals, Motiof rum, Major " A " ; Football 3, Monogram: Catholic Acolyte 4-3-2-7; Camera Club 2-1: Ordnance Club 2-1: Russian Club 3; Corporal 2. Sergeant 1 . ¥ v WILLIAM PACE PL ' RDUE B-1 Silver Spring, Md. Congressional The " Tundra Terror " flashed to us from Alaska, and immediately showed that he was an outstanding man. No hive, but he held his own and excelled on the cinders and turf. Although sometimes thwarted by the Tactical Department, his leadership ability will make him a success in what- ever field he chooses. Track 4-3-2-1 , Major " A " , Numerals, Navy Star; Football 2-1; Policy Cmrmitttt 2-1; Fishing Club 3-2-2; Russ:an Club 4-}; Ski Club 4-3-2-1; Camera Club 3-2; Golf Club 3-2-1; Sergeant 1. JOHN THOMAS PURDY 1-2 BcRBANK, Calif. Presidential A stack of hotrod magazines and a cloud of cigar smoke always identified J. T. ' s desk. He was always good in a bull session and famous for his dinner table remarks. His versatility as shown bv his varied ex- tracurricular activities, and his high sense of responsibility will bear him well in future vears. Debate Council 2-1; Fishing Club 3; French Club 3; Howitzer 4-3-2-1; Ordnance Club 3-2-1; Pistol Club 3; Pointer 4-3-2-1: ORBUN FREDRICK QUALLS. JR. A-2 Conway, Ark. Congressional Over three years in the army convinced Fred that he wanted to be a " Career Man. " Attending West Point is the fulfillment of a dream. A desire to lead men under his command both physically and spintuallv has kept him attending morning devo- tional meetings and teaching Sundav School during his stav here. Sunday School Teachers 4-3-2-1, Superintendent; Ru Club 3-2; Corporal 2; Sergeant 1 . 384 - ik 1 r JAMES ROBERT RANDALL F-1 AMES FREDERICK RANSONE M-1 YOUNGSTOVVN, OhIO Seihitornil Clarksburg, W. ' a. LEONARD FRANKLIN B. REED, JR. A-1 Chicago, III. Conit-iumiuil From the midwest came young Len with his big ideas about West Point. Nothing seemed to bother him as he made his wav After four vcars of kising combat with Wink came to us after a year at West the system. Randy is more than ready to X ' lrginia Llniversity and never quite got trade the grey of cadet life for the khaki oi iiver the change. Noted for his ready smile the army. He will be remembered for the and enthusiasm at football games, Jim through the years becoming interested in fantastic tales that he " told from experi- cjuickly made many friends. An all around many extra-curricular activities. His main encc. " Perhaps the unrestricted life of a athlete, he was at home with any sport. concern was anything not connected with new second lieutenant can make them all His goal seems to be very high, but his academics, and his smile and talents will come true. winning ways will insure success. h)ng be remembered here. ¥r mh Club 3; Modtl Airflam Club 4: Public Info, Dn.ul 4-3-2; Wa ht Ufting Club 1: Sergiant 1. Somr 2: Wrarlmg 4: Catholu Acolyti 4-3-2-1: Sp Club 4-3-2; Corporal 2; Sergeant 1 . Carbolic Cbaptl Acolyte 3-2-1; Debate Council 3-2-1; Dialectic Societr 4-3-2-1; Public Information Detail 4-3-2-1; Corporal 2; Sergeant 1 . w lUOBERT THOMAS REED n-2 Long Island, N. Y. Cousin MARK LAWRENCE REESE M-2 Kansas City, Mo. Congnssimuil PAUL HANSEN REISTRUP G-1 Washington, D. C. Cun it-ess Always the life of the party. Bob has the abilit ' to in|ect humor into the most dis- heartening situation and make anv task seem easier tor the group. Bob ' s willingness to sacrifice self-interest in order to help Paul hasn ' t met anything vet, either athletic or academic that he wouldn ' t trv. Handball and Model Railroading take up Mark came to us fair and innocent from Kansas Citv. He was never destined to be a hive, but a slave to the almighty tenth. While he never had stars on his collar, look most of his time when he isn ' t plotting his at his shoulders in twenty years. His warm next leave. Formerly of Iowa, he now re- others makes him popular with everyone smile was a comfort to everyone, and anv- sides in Washington, D. C. Paul ' s good whom he comes in contact with. He was one, who knew him. His cheery greetings nature and friendly attitude have won born to succeed. are his kev to success. many close friends for him. Cameru Club 3-2; Catholic Chapd Acolytes }-2-l: Dialtcnc Society 1; French Club 3-2; General Commtttti 1-1; Kaiiio Club 3-2; Corporal 2; Sergeant I . CuUt Chapel Cho,r4-}-2-l: R„ 1: Sergeant. • Club 3-2-i; Glee Club Model Kallroad Club 4-2-1; French 3-2 Handball Club 3 ' Sergeant 1. MELVYN DOUGLAS REMUS RICHARD M. RENFRO ROBERT DILL RESLEY I-I H-2 B-2 St. JciSEPH, Mich. Con ressioiuil Allentown, Pa. Cont resuoihtl Huntingdon, Pa. Congressional The only criticisms Mel received as a Having served in the army and attended Though thoughtful and serit)us when the cadet were those from his roommates who Lehigh University, Dick came here ready situation demanded. Boh could always he resented his always going " D " and vet to take cadet life in stride. Although he counted on to boost the morale of his class- having a 2.7 average. Mel prc: ved that spent the greater portion of his time par- mates with his keen sense of humor. He cadet lite can never be too bad as long as he ticipating in athletics, he was able to re- was important to the company in inter- kept getting those blue envelopes from main in the upper third of his class. A bet- murder and contributed his skills in the home. His habitual exactness should be ter natured guy or truer friend could not more exacting of these sports. Bob has helpful to him after graduation. be found. many friends to take with him into the service. HoimCommittftl-l: P«!,itir4-},: SkiClub4-},-l-l: Spjtush Crasi Comirrv 4; Licrossi 4-3-2-1, M-onogrMi: ICrr.r ; ;? Vuhlu Iniornution Vit.nl 4-1-1-1: Khmimi Club 3-2; Club 3-2; Corporal 2: Litutinant 1 . 4-3-2-1 , Momgnim, Niimer.ils: Ctirpor.il 2; Cipt.iiii I . Regi- Strge.mt 1 . tmntal CorntihithUr. M; m FRANCIS LEE REX ' ERE K-1 New Orleans, La. Se. ■,al " Yas, suh, " L-chned through the halls ot K-l ' s 36th division. Lee had entered K Kt) with this Southern accent for the first time. The lirstv who stopped him left the com- pan ' in June, but Lee ' s accent and friend- liness which accounted for his corps-wide friends, remained with him throughout his cadet career. DONALD MADISON RHEA L-2 Hazclwood, N. C. Coiii,ressi jihil This friendly and likeable Rebel came to West Point in 1950 from the smoky moun- tains of North Carolina. Four years later he IS still a dyed-in-the-wool Rebel, and gives New York weather a cool 1.0 on a 9.0 basis. But the Rebel sunshine of Don ' s personality will cultivate success wher- ever he goes. ALAN VINTON RICHARD A-2 Orient, N. Y. Congressional Eastern Long Island ' s representative at Woo Poo IS Alan. Al ' s slow drawl be- traved his origin. Always ready with a big story about " that weekend in Mont- gomery . . . " or " When I was in Pans . . ., " this was a pleasure for Al. Never pressed by academics, his favorite extracurricular activity lav in the alcove. An Club 2: Dch„n Coimal 3-2; Gmeral Commim, 2-1: Cukt Ch.,p,l Choir 4-1: Gla Club 4-hl; Golf Club }-l. Golf Club 3-2-1: Howuvr 4-i: Sktit Club 3-2; Sk, Club P ' stol Club 1: SmIwi, Club 3; Sirge.mr 1. 4-3-2-1; Corparjl 2: Lieutemint 1. I Club 3-2-1 : Frinch Club 3-2; Skeit Club 4: Serge, fe -. % CHARLES DAVID RICHARDS C-1 Dallas, Texas Congressi uil An ardent supporter of the " no lights after reveille " program, this loyal son of Texas tied his horse to a drugstore and eanie North. It seems that the onlv thing Texas doesn ' t have is a West Point. On more Dean ' s than D lists, Tex managed to survive his cadet career without winning either type of star. ROBERT CHARLES RIESE C-1 Flushing, N. Y. Cungressioniil Bob, hailing from Long Island, didn ' t have far to go when he came to Woo Poo. After four vears of song, sack, sharpshoot- ing, and study, the Engineers is his choice. We are sure that his natural hiviness and wit, together with his common sense, will assure his continued success in all his en- deavors. GEORGE WILLIAM RIESS A-1 Wakefield, Mass. Kei i lar Ar ny " Big George " hails from Wakefield, Mass.; his accent proves that. He was high in academics and spent his " (ree " time between the gridiron and track, and the sack played a large part in his extra- curricular activities, too. His smile and perseverance predict a successful career for him as an officer. Chess Club 4-}; Dihate Council 4-i-l-l: Frmch Club 3; Golf Club }-2-l; Matt Forum 2-1; Ordmmce Club 2: Water Polo Club 3-2-1; Corporal 2; Lieutenant 1. Rift 4-i-l-l, Minor ' ' A ' , Numerals, Navy Star; Catholic Acolyte 4-3-2-1: Ordnance Club 3-2-1; Camera Club 3-2-1; Rifle Club 3-2-1; Pistol Club 4-3-2-1; Sergeant 1. Football 4-3-2-1, Monogram; Track 4-3-2; Catholic Choir 4-3-2; Catholic Choir Acolyte 4-3-2-1: Debate Council 4-3-2-1; Russian Club 2-1; Public Information Detail 4; Sergeant 1. HUGH GRANVILLE ROBINSON M-2 Washington, D. C. Couit-esuonal Never daunted by the fact that it rained every time he had a drag at Woo Poo, Robbie believed in an equality of dragging and studying and managed to take in his share of weekends. Robbie ' s serious out- look allowed him to surmount the ob- stacles of the Tactical Department. It assures him of a successful career. EDWARD E. RODERICK. D-1 Columbia, Mo. Sei lal Big Ed ' s musical ability led him mto the ranks of the renowned Dog-one Rally Band. His interest in academics was second only to that of bridge. Gifted with such a rare combination of talents, Ed made an enjo ' able companion to all who have known him. We all can be assured ot a life-long friendship with Ed. JOHN CARL ROGERS H-1 Canton, Ohio Congresswiial Johnny has always been among the bet- ter competitors in his class, whether it be on the gridiron or in the sectit)n room This practice was probably the prtiduct o; a giiod plebe year. Despite the handicaps o: cow academics and the scars from football Johnny has managed to smile at life ' ; handicaps. Art Club 2; G«»fn Club 2-1: Frrmh Club 3, Sp.wish Club Art Club 4; Escort and Ticket Committit 1; Fishing Club Football 4-}-2, Ni merals, Major " A " , Monogr. yi-1 J Corporal 1; Lieutenant 1 . 2-1; Howitzer Staff 4-)-2-lj Pistol Club 1; Rally Band 4. Numerals; " C Squad Coach; Sergeant 1 . 4-i-2-l; Radio Club 4-}-2-l; Ski Club 2; Spanish Club 3; Debate Council 2: Serfeant 1 . RALPH COLBY ROSS, JR. F-2 Huntington Park, Calif. Coiiit-e.uioiml :k, was MYRON W. ROSE L-2 WiLLlSTON, N. D. Smatornd Ri)sie came to us from the Great Plains of Nortli Dakota and quickly became en- deared to all of us, who knew him as a great guy. His generous nature and keen sense of humor greatly enhanced many an otherwise dull situation. Rosie ' s easy go- ing manner and ready smile will go a long hind. With his man - top performan wav toward a successful future. and characteristics, Colhy will z,o far. WILLIAM CHARLES ROYALS 1-2 Cristobal, Canal Zonk Temturiiil Colhy, when not found m th Mther to be found " specking " some com Heated formula or with one of his nunier Bill came to us via the route of Panama. He had a love for a good time and had few worries when it came to the Academic De- coaches finding out |ust what to partment despite the fact that he felt they ;k. " If left anv time, he enjovs his were out to snare every tenth they could ds and dreams of the life he left be- from him. He is bound to succeed as he has the trait of being able to adjust himself to every situation. Footkill 4-3-2-1 , Major " A ' ' ; French Club 4-}-2: Strgi.int 1 . Gdit Chapel Choir 4; Dialectic Society 2-1: Hamlbatl Cluh Boxnif, 4-}-2; Cher, Club 4-3-2-1: Debate C.ouucl 4-3-2-1: 4-3-2: Public Information Detail 4-3-2-1: Pointer 1 , Sports Spanish Club 3; Portuguese Club 1: Pistol Club 1: (MInance Editor; Sen,eant 1 . Club 2: Sergeant 1 . jc:)SEPH ALLARD RLIDE T-l Harrisburg, 111. Cuniressional In every group there ' s one person whose sense of humor makes life a little easier for all. Jodie was ours. His recipe for not letting the svstem get him down was a liberal mixture of detective stories, model airplanes, and sack. His easy going nature will win him many friends in the service, as it did here. Football 3, Monognim: HawitZfr 1-1, Art Editor: Po. 4-}-2-l; Corporal 2; Str iant 1. HARRY FRANkl.lN Rl ' HF B-2 iLAND, Ohio (.mitrciMoiial Harry came to the Academy from Cleve- land, Ohio. Keeping one step ahead c f the Academic Department proved trying at times, but did not make him change from his easy-going manner. The success or failure of the Army football team was foremost in his mind. We know that he will always keep this enthusiasm. Bo.xmi, 4-h2-l, N«m Corporal 2; Sergeant 1 . A ' ' : Football 4-1: CHARLES DELAN( RYAN A-2 Havurhill, Mass. Coiiii-e.ssiuiul Coming straight from High School, he found cadet life a bit different. The tech- nical sciences were his favorites in the classroom. Although not a draggoid. he liked to get away from the green walls of the barracks and anytime the snow cov- ered the ground you could hnd him out on the ski slope. Fishing Club 1; Sergeant I. Council 1; WPAH Staff 1: French ■ Golf Club 3; Ski Club 4-S-2-1: Camera Sh eet Club 1: Sailing Club 1: 392 ! ».. - s. . ' .-; N ' 1 JAMES PAUL RYAN L-2 YoNKHRS, N. Y. Otuilifed Alternate Jim hails from near the largest city in the world. His hig prides are the citv and his family, the main topics of his conver- sation. Jim ' s pleasant personality should go a long way to insure his success in whatever field he finally chooses, and should make his career in the service a pleasant and rewarding one. WILLIAM THOMAS SAGMOEN L-2 Prairiii ' illage, Kan. Seiuitorhil Quiet, reserved, alwavs ready to shoul- ler the burden and see it through, with an nsight into the most complex prohlems, excluding calculus), and with his control if any situation, Tom should have no liliiculties in the service. In tact we feel hat Tom will be a great success and will lave a happy future. ROBERT BOWLES SALE, JR. M-1 PoNCA City, Okla. Senatorial When Chic came to the Military Acad- emy, he traded the Indian Reservation for the West Point Reservation and has been on the warpath ever since. Whether talk- ing about Ponca City or singing cowboy songs, Bob always seems to win a new friend. He directs most of his attentions to the fair sex and academics. Football 4-3-2, Numtrals, Monogram; Track 4-}-2-l, Numerals, Monogram; Camera Club 2; Catholic Choir 4-3: Glee Club 4: Corporal 1; Sergeant 1. Hockey 4-3; Track 1-1, Monogram; Cadet Chapel Choir 4-3; Glee Club 3-2-1; Howitzer 2-1; Dialectic Society 3; Ski Club 4-3-2-1; Water Polo Club 4; Sergeant 1. Baseball 4-3; Pointer 4: Spanish Club 3-2.- Weight Lifting Club 2-1; Corporal 2; Captain 1 . RONALD LOUIS SAL ' ADOR LI Lansing, Ohio Co nt resM nihil Ron, a true Buckeye, came to West Point from the thnvins; metropolis of Lansini . He found tliat the Plehe system gave him no trouble, hut the Academic De- partments gave him their share. With his readiness to help all, Ron won the friend- ship of everyone. Here ' s wishing good luck to you, Ron, in everything. Dthati Council 4-}-2; Howit-er 4-3-2-1 ; Public Information Detail 4-3-2-1; Spanish Club 4-3-2-1, Secretary; Corporal 2; Liei WARREN ALEXANDER SAMOUCE C-2 Ft. Me.ade, Md. Qui egress una Sandy, hailing from stuind Army stock, entered the Military Academy well-in- doctrinatcd in the Military. He has proven his competence in the academic pursuits as well as in ■ ' Hash and bulb " endeavors. " Moose ' s " Zeal for thoroughness in anv performance will prove invaluable to him in his armv career. Chess Club 4-3; Russian Club 3: Howitzer 4-3-2; Camera Club 2-1; Mortar 3: Debate Council 1: Ski Club 4-3; Golf Club 4; Seri eant 1 . TEODORICO POBLETE SANCHEZ A-2 Balanga, Bai Philippines Foreign Cadet (P. .) Ted ' s late arrival at West Point by way of the Philippine Military Academy did not discourage him; his display of model lockers and rooms made his presence known. Being a hive, he didn ' t have trou- ble with academics. His conscientiousness will bring hini success when he goes back to the Philippine Army. Camera Club 1: Debate Council 4; Mathematics Forum 2-1: Russian Club 3-2; Spanish Club 2; Sergeant 1. The fa ■ EDWARD ALMON SAVILLE F-2 Washington, D. C. Presidentnil The demerit system, nnt academics, pre - sented .1 problem to Ted. All will long re- member his voice booming through the barracks- tin key and off. His unparalleled enthusiasm and vitality gained him friend- ship with ever ()ne he met. This, together with his sharp sense of humor, will assure him success always. Ta MANFRED ALLEN SCHALK B-2 MA, Wash. Coiit res.s BENJAMIN FRANKLIN SCHEMMER L-2 Washington, D. C. Conii-ess omil As one can sec from the list above, Benj has had a husv cadet life. He always seemed to have quite a few projects in the hre which he completed successfully. A sense of humor with a serious outlook and and tenacitv to a |ob is bound to make him the ability to perform many jobs at once a success in the branch that finally claims should give him a successful career and a his loyalty. very happy time. Al travelled 3,000 miles to spend four profitable vears at USMA. His tenure at the academv has gone a long wav to make the stav of those with whom he came in contact more bearable. Al ' s s,oo nature K:fle 2; Somr 4-W-l, Numnah, Uonof am; Modtl K.nl- rocid Club 4; Portuguese Club 3-2; Kadio Club 3-2. Fonim 1: German Club 3-2; Golf Club }-2-I: Hap mittec i-yi-l; Sergeant 1 . Soccer 4; Cheerleader 4-3-2-1; French Club 3-2; Russian Club 3-2-7, Secretary, President; Special Program Committee 3-2-1, V ice-Chairman; Corporal 2: Lieutenant 1. % WALTER CLAIR SCHRUPP D-1 Sioux Falls, S. D. Sena ■ml Walt packed his way out of the Bad- lands ot South Dakota to Beast Barracks. For the first two months all he could say was, " What a revolting development. " Looking at Walt and the past four years, one must say, " What a development. " He IS one of those guys who would stand out wherever he may go. WILLIAM RICHARD SCHULZ, III G-2 Dls Moines, Iowa Senator. It has been a practice to grumble and complam about various duties performed here, but Bill in his own quiet manner, faithfulh- carries out his tasks without st) much as a whisper. His pleasing person- ality has won him a high place in the eyes of his classmates, who have voted him to the Presidency of his class. FREDERICK MARVIN SCHWEIGER D-l Highland Park, III. Coiiq ressioiuil Coming from Illinois, the only " Red Boys " Freddy knew were Indians, but soon after Beast Barracks the term took on new meaning. Fred ' s real love was hockey. A crack shot there, he plans to put his " dead eye " to good use in the Army. We are all proud to count smiling Freddy as a friend. Golf Ch,b 4-i: Debate Counat 2;German Club 3-2; Homt er 4-1-1-1: Cadet Chafel Acolyte 3-2; Corporal 2; Caftam 1. Clan President 1-1: Debate Coumtl 4-3-1-1, Prmdnit: Sunday School Teacher 4-3-1-1 , Supermtendent: Policy Omi- mittte 2-1, Chairman: Ring Committee 4-3-2: Corporal 1; Captain i, Brigade Training Officer. Hockey 4-3-1-1, Numerals, Monogram, Major " A " : Acolyte 1-1: Fishing Club 1-1: Golf Club 3-1-1, Secretary: Honor Committee 1: Math Forum 3-2; Ordnance Club 1: Sheet Club 3-2; Spanish Club 3; Sergeant 1. -. " 396 ■St I 11 PAUL SCHWEIKERT, jR G-1 Naplr villi;, III. Coiij ressioinil With ;i happv smile and a quick wit, Paul was ever ready to he of help to all. Filled with an intense interest in lite, a feeling for the little points that go to make I for good fellowship, and a desire to give the best of his ability to any assigned task, OAVin RANDOLPH SCOTT JAMES LEE SCOX ' EL E-1 H-2 Waco, Tlxas C(iiiiie s!uihil Sacramento, Calif. Regular Ariny After a vear at Michigan, which was en- To some, cadet life may he drudgery, hut lovable in spite of its unmilitary nature, to Jim it was |ust a gay song. His ability to Have |oined the battle for tenths. The All- blend his good nature and sense of humor, American bov managed to live down the whether on the held ot trienill strife or in odious title of " hive " bv his willingness to social circles, has made his tour years at help those poor in tenths, usually with the West Point a resounding success. He car- he rapidly became a friend and companion magical Scott ' s constant. Dave ' s efficiency ries his own guarantee of success — HIS to all. will take him far. SMILE. Footia 4-3-2-1, Major " A " ; Track 4-}-2-l. Major " A " : Sailing Club 3-2-1; Fishing Club 3-2-1; Canim Club 3-2-1; Sergeant 1 . Swimming 4-3-2-1, Major " A " , Navy Star; Howi 4-3-2-1; Water Polo Club 4-3-2-1, President; Class Treas 2-1; Corporal 2; Captain 1, Regimental Commander. Camera Club 3-2-1; Russian Club 4-3; General Committee 2-1; Mathematics Forum 2-1; English Seminar 2-1; Ski Club 3-1; Pistol Club 4-3-2; Corporal 2; Lieutenant 1. i BERNABE SERRANO-RAMIREZ JOHN CHARLES SHAFER ELWIN ROX SHAIN San Cristobal. D-2 ' enezuela V du Bcrny ' s initial language handicap kept his roommates busy composing many ••B-aches " ; but after Plebe Year his Latin accent was the big factor in his success with the ladies. ' aunted as the " Perfect Cientleman, " and future ' enezuelan pres- ident h - his classmates, Berny ' s friendship will be treasured always. A-2 Edison, N John IS Co ' u,l Iowa Ci TY, lOWi CoH n noted for his plans for an am- bitious career in the army. John ' s only preparation for West Pt)int was one year of college in Kearney, but his diligence has earned him a respectable position among his classmates. John can often be found in the " sack " in the afternoons, as sleeping is his favorite pastime. Though a hive, the sack has long h charm over the " Rock. " He isn ' t lazy he never worries about such trivial ters as academics or a rustv rifle. He c; a major house cleaning whenever his 1 or rille falls off the shelf. He is noto tor, " O, well, they don ' t carry a pie a let, do thev? " lOU.d eld a , but mat- luses - ook Smn 4-2; B.isibjII 1; SpMiah Club 4-}-2-l: Fremh Club Sp.mtsh Club 3; Snit.wt 1. 3-2, CIhss Club 4-yi-l; Scrgauitl. Football 4- -2-1, Monogram, ' Humeral; Basketball 4- 2-1, Monogram, Numeral; Baseball 4-3-2-1, Major " A " , Monogram, Numeral; Camera Club 2-1; Pistol Club 1; Hamlball Club 1; Corporal 2: Captain 1. f ■ ja ' -3i » ! gf " ' Sa-»a JOHN RAYMOND SHELTER A-2 MdNTCLAiR, N.J. Cont ressioual DONALD PALMER SHAW DONALD SHEBAT E-1 H-1 Charleston, S. C. Honor Military School Collf.gi! Park, Ga. Qual JicJ Altcrii.. Arriving at Woo Poo from the deep From that stormy, husky, brawling, John came to West Point after spending south, Don took Yankeehmd bv storm. " City of Big Shoulders, " Chicago, came live years at Fork Union Academy. He After four long years in his Httle green cell, Shebat in 1950, ready for the Spartan life plunged quickly into the various outside he whistled his way through the storm. oi West Pt)int. The youngest of his family activities, leaving room, however, for his Neither academics nor the TD presented a to |om the ranks of Academy graduates, favorite pastime of devising schemes to barrier to this loose lad from the lazv land Don was noted for his strange hobbies and beat the system. His success is assured if he of luxury who, through his hard work, his war with the Academic Department to continues to show his ingenuity as in the surmounted the first step in his career. the dismay of his roommates. past. Dthate Council 4-}-2-l; Dialictk Society 4-}: Forum 2-1: Bnxnie, 4; Tr.ick 4, Numeral; Rusiicn Club 4-3-2-1: MoJel Kifle Team 4-3-2-1; Camera Club 2-1: Sailme, Club 2-1; Pistol Club 1; Corpora 2; Lieutenant 1 . Railroad Club 1; Weight Lifting Club 2-1; Sergeant 1 . Rifle Club 4-3: Sergeant 1 . m AUDREY JOHN W. SHORT B-1 HuiivrowN, Ala. Conp-es.snnuil With a slow drawl, a wide grin, and a great atfinity for sleep, " Shorty " managed to take this life in stride. Academics proved rough in spots, but " Shortv " was always victorious. He was always quiet, without being withdrawn, and straight- forward without being overbearing. To those he knew, he was a true friend. ROBERT BENTO SHORT C-2 NliWTON, G.A. Conii-e From the depths of Georgia came a young man determined to be a success, even though it has taken him five years. His friendly sense of humor and his abilit - to talk about any sub|ect at any time have made him a friend of all. He may be sure that lie will be welcome wherever his class- mates leather. THOMAS RAYMOND SHUKAY A- St. Paul, Minn. Ibmor Mdn.ny School Aside from being on the dean ' s list, Tom liked to pass his time playing his accordion and painting. He also became quite inter- ested in photography. His weekends were usually spent on extracurricular activit - trips. After four years in the East, Tom still thinks that the Land of Lakes can ' t be beat. .r.stoui .■ tnd I 4-2-U Potiittr 4; Sergraiit I. Gymnastics 4, Numirals: Camera Club 4-}-2-l; Catholic Choir 4-}-2-l; Debate Council 4-3-2-1; Fishing Club 2-1: Glee Club 3-2-1; Math Forum 2-1: Pointer 1: Russian Club 3-2-1: Ski Club 2; Weight Lifting Club 2-1. FLOYD EARL SIEFFERMAN E-2 Dkcatur, Ga. Coni)-euioHjl KENNETH LOVELL SIPES, JR L-1 ihNix, Akiz. Sauuoyud ARTHUR KENNETH SIRKLS E-1 Bri.oklyn, N. V. Qm ressiuH.d Sief came to the fraternity life i)f old E-2 Even though this army brat came di- Art was horn in [Brooklyn, U. S. A. by way of the ATO house at Georgia Tech, rcctly from hii h school, academics oHered Before comiiit, ' to West Point, he attended so he was partially prepared tor the riotous no problem to Ken, who mana cl to re- Cornell University. Here he was widely living found here. As a Yank turned Rebel, mam i.arelree during his entire tour years. known as an all-time great at pinochle. Sief tried to show the Yankees the loll v ot The thrill of battle, be it with the T I ' ), Hc)wever, sad as it mav seem, his activities their foolish ways. L on ' t you guys know femiiies, or athletics, always led to the were somewhat curbed at good old West that all the good looking women are in ever taithful " Red Boy. " His love of the Point, until now he doesn ' t know a pi- Atlanta? Arm ' and excitement are his trademark. nochle from a full dress review. Frtnch Chih 2; Sfatmh C iib 3-2; Ski Chib 4-2-1: Photoi.- Footh.ill 2, Monogram: Catholic Chape! Choir 4-W-l: Dr- Dihat, CoimctI 4-3-2-1: R:r ,.„i Club 3-2-1: Fmuh Club 2: raphy Club 3-1: Golf Club 1: Corporal 2: Strgeant I. batt Council 4-3-2-1; Handball Club 1: Ordnanc, Club 2-1: Chin Club 4-3: Dialatic Society 2: Ordnance Club 1: Kusitan Club 4-3: Serjeant 1. Serjeant 1. LOWELL ELLIS SISSON LAWRENCE FRANKLIN SKIBBIE JAMES HORATIO SLOAN A-1 K-2 D-2 Waturlou, IinvA Coiigresswihil Bowlinc; Green, Ohio Seiuituruil Tulsa, Okla. Seiuitorial Sis hails hx)m i)ut the corn wav, low being his home state. Most of his time wa taken up on the " lieUsof frie nJI - strife, ' or in tile academic buildings against the pleasureful weekends. Ranking in the m " common eiieiin , " From the results of the die third of his class, he is neither " go.i A loyal son of the Buckeye State, " Gar " From the Oklahoma hills, Jim came to has combined devotion to duty with the West Piiint loaded with combat stories o{ ability to play equally hard on those Tull-Sah. L ' ndaunted by the Academic De- partment or the TAC, he sat back and let time pass until he could go through South time taken b - this " opponent, " it looks nor " engineer. " His serious attitude to the Gate for the last time! The butt of many like Sis will be dogfooting it come gradu- |ob at hand and his amiable personality |okes about his " chrome dome, " he came anon time. augur tor him a successful career. smiling through, a true Sooner. foothMI 4-}-2-l, M.,jor ' -A " ; Bcnkrtbjll 4-}-2-l, M.ijor Footkill 4-}. Mame.ram: Dikm Cornel 4-}-2-l: R.,J,„ Sp.nuth Club 3; Pinol Club 1; Corpm,! 2: UtuMiunt 1. ■■,•)■■; Tr.uk 4-}-2-l, Momgnim; Corpora 2: Uaita:.,„t 1. Club 4-2: Sp.mnh Club 3-2; Corporal 2; Lieuraum 1. I JAMES HENRY SLOGAR A-2 QUAY CARLTON SNYDER K-1 GEORGE CHARLES SOOS L-2 Ely, Minn. Coni)-ess:onM York, Pa. Couz,ressioudl Ellwood City, Pa. Cou n Jim came to us from the " Land o ' Lakes " in northern Minnesota. He entered tht Academy on a " spur ot the moment " Quay mvaded West Point from the ins- Smiling George Soos-he can always torical region of the Pennsylvania Dutch. spare a smile, a good word, and a |oke for His never-ending humor has been a Corps- those around him. George has taken life basis, having never given it a thought wide source of pleasantry. Having served at the Academy in his flanker stride. The until he began working for his appoint- with the Marine Corps prior to his en- service will have in its ranks a capable and ment. But Jim did arrange to ad|ust him- trance into the Military Academy, Quay energetic officer, who is insured a very suc- self to his new life and has |ust two de- tivercame the obstacles of cadetship early cessful, complete and pleasant future. Bon sires — to graduate and to drive a Cadillac. in his cadet career. voyage, George. Ski Club 4; Spanish Cltih 3-2; Dnihctic Socn-rv 3-2; Corpm Umxu 4: Art Club 3; Deb.itt Council 4-h2-l: H.inMull Foo ' kill 4, Numtr.ih: Russian Club 3-2; S,rt,tant 1. 2; Ututinant 1. Club 4-}-2-l: Pointer 4: Russ,.,,, Club 3-2; II V i; . Liftwn, Club i-yi-l: WPAH Staff 3-2-i, PrtuJtnt: Corporal 2: Captain 1. I " 403 ( KAU, HAMILTON SPENCE A-] San Aniiinui, Ti.nas Qmt r .ssioiuil Dewey had both an easy and a hard tune at West Puint; an easy time with the books, and a hard time getting enough to eat. U snowballs were goUballs, he might have been able to hnd a favorable comment about i)ur Yankee weather, but so far we ' ve heard nothing but complaints. A tall man from a Tall Country, he should outshine even the Texas Rangers. Baiketba 3-2-i, Mmogram; Football 4-2-1, Numnah. Sonogram; Track 2-1, Mottogram; Fishing Club 3; Golj Club 3; Corporal 2: Sergiant 1. JAMES POLK SPRLIILL F-2 Plymouth, N. C. Owi nsswia jiiii came to West Point with a yearning for learning and an interest in the uncon- ventional. An embryo master of foreign allairs, Russian, and Americ an problems, twent - years hence should hnd him either as Secretary of State or Governor of North Carolina. A quick man with a smile, Jim is bound to succeed. Gyr maina 4-i, Numcrah: Russian Club }: Weight Lifting Club 1; Pistol Club 1; Dtbati Council 1: Sageant 1. JAMES RILEY STANLEY Jackson, Miss. Senatonal Foregoing a strong calling from " Ole Miss, " Jim chose West Point. It ' s a long haul in many respects from the yellow pine to the Hudson Highlands but the transi- tion was made easily At ease in any group, there was never any doubt where you stood with Stan. Jim will be welcomed and admired wherever he gcjes. Tmnis 4-}, Numerals; Squash 4-}-2-l, Numerals, Mono- gram; Russian Club 3-2-i; Radio Club 4-}-2-l: Pistol Club CJraqiiitcjJ 1; Debate Council 1; Sergeant 1 . 404 tram " Olc Ihakj ■cUoivpine iht innsi- jnvjroup, .vhcrt von v;IainicJ CARL JAMES STARK JOHN MELMN STARK, JR. THOMAS ALFRED STARK C-1 M-2 L-1 Spokane, Wash. Seihitontil Redwood City, Calif. Pmnlfiituil Pelham, N. Y. Son of Deceased Veteran After the long journey from the North- John ' s good humor and natural ability Brought up only sixty miles from West west, Carl was convinced that the Academ_ ' allowed him to smile his wav through hiur Point, Tom never thought mueh ot ma- was located in the wrong place. After his years of |ousting with the academic and triculatmg at Woo Poo. Hut after a year hrst day he wondered if mayhe he and not tactical departments. No one who comes of constructing boilers at Purdue, he en- the Academ - was at the wrong place. Be- in contact with him can resist his joviality tered The Rock to try his luck. He con- wildered hut not disheartened, he de- and keen wit. Inclined athleticalK ' , John centrates mostly on movies and sports. He veloped a fondness for tenths and soon be- was one of the mainstays of the Goat de- is a Yankee fan and his pet peeve is no rain came quite adept at getting them. fense. Good luck! for Regimental P-rades. Golj Club }-2-l: SpMush Club 3; Onhuma Club 3; Pisr„l Drb.n, Co,„k,I 3-2; Sp.,nnh Ch b 3,- An Club 2: Stri,e.wr 1, Gtnmw Club Vl-l: Mo,kl RM rouJ Ch,h 4-1-1: Sn%eM,l 1. Club 3; Dekire Council 1-1: Srrgeant 1. OZRO RICHARD STEIGELMAN B-2 Georgetown, Del. Setuitonal Dick came to West Point from hit h school. On intramural for four years, he was always ready to " put out " tor B-2. Sreig had little trouble with academics though he en]oyeJ worrying about them. His stories of his adventures in Brazil and on leave were always a source of en)oy- ment to his classmates. CARL RICHARD STEIMLE E-1 Wausau, Wis. Cnnii ' essioiui After a year at Wisconsin, the memorie of which he cherishes dearlv, he left th north to come to the warm Hudson ' allev Continually complaining about the cold weather, he could always be seen resting a bit bcf )re he hit the boiiks. His favorite motto, " What do you think are the chances for astavback? " GEORGE NELSON STENEHJEM B-1 Hatton, N. D. Congressional Claiming Norwegian descent, the sturdy and virile George came to West Point from the frozen plains of North Dakota. Being a " Goat " in academics proved to be no obstacle in his ability to surmount the task before him. His classmates will long remember him for his friendliness, and his good-natured jokes. Pistol Club 1: Portmutse Club yi: Onhuimt Club 3-2, ' Sk„t Club 3; Corf or jh: Luutemmt 1 . Fuhmg Club 3; Cuht Ch p,l Choir 4-}-2: D.b.m Coum 4-i-2; Orclnanci Club 1; Rutsuri Club 3-2-i; Sirge.nir I. Culet Ckifil Choir 4-1-2-1: Cadit Glee Club 4-}: Cjdrt Ski Club 4-3; Camera Club 4-3-2-1; Sergeant 1. Point from HL oia. BciBj NORMAN FRANK STEPHEN JOHN KENT STEPHENSON ALLAN CHARLES STERLING 10 be no K-2 A-1 L-2 mount tlie will long sunJte Palisadks Park, N.J. Coiii yessioihil Combining gridiiMn talent with an l-x- West Union, Ohio Coiit)-essioiial Steve came to us from West Union, via Canton, Ohio Couffessioual Behind a shell of cvnicism Chuck carried tremely affable personality, the " Pride of the Air Force. His congenial personality through these four vears an uncompromis- the Palisades " lost no time in establishing and subtle humor soon won him many ing devotion to Duty, Honor, Country. tiiikSii himself as a charter member of 54 ' s famed friends. An all-round athlete, he excelled His keen mind, humor, and determination Kappa Dos Fun Club. On duty or off, Norm in baseball and basketball. He was never are n eeded in the service. His thoughts on can he counted on to liven any group with too busy to help someone, especially a the challenging problems of the world his humor and his ability to adapt him- friend in need, and he was conscientious. were sound. May his future leaders appre- self to anv situation. We wish him the best in the future ciate him. footkdl 4-yi-l M.Jior ■■A ' ' : Wrcitlni! 4: Duilulu B.tskitb,jl! 4: Cutct Chupcl Choir 4-V2-1: GIti Club }-2-l: Art C ub 4-3. Chn Cluh 4-}-2: Pub ic Informatmi DitJi Socntyl: L,a,tem„nl. Orchestn, 4-h2-l: Kununi Cliih 1; Hou ' ir:iaKepr,;mn tivi 4-}; Put,, CM I: P„i„t,r 4-W-l, Maitagmg Editor; 4-3-2-1 . R ' , f !.,„ Club 2: S.rge.mt 1 . ws Ct KENNON BAILEY STEWART G-1 iNTH, Miss. Keti uLiy Army Kenney came to West Point with two years in the Regular Army under his belt. After easily surmounting academics, regu- lations, and regimentation, he almost fell victim to these temperatures. His subtle wit provided numerous laughs for his classmates, while his attention to dutv made him a dependable comrade. ROBERT RR;HARn SdEWART M-1 Cambridge, Mass. Conitesstonal Coming to West Point from near " Bahs- ton, " Stew lost very little time in trying to defeat both the Academic and Tactical Departments. Finding this impossible, he settled down to four years of sack, boodle, and humor. Whenever asked what branch he was boning, the answer was " Let ' s face it — Graduation. " CHARLES STOWE STODTER Arlington, ' . Contie •u! Good natured Chuck always has a hand in something. Not being the goat ' s goat, he has time to spend on his extracurricular favorites, and we often meet him running about in an atmosphere of rushing business. Always ready with a helpful suggestion and a willingness to help, he will long be remembered. iCbibyi: PisiolCluhUSm BasikiH 1-1, Matui ns --A ' ' ; Wrestlnii, 4: French Club 4-}-2-l; Cimm Club 4-}-2-l; Sirgt.mi 1. ' VootkiU Manager 4-3; Dialectic Society 3-2-1: French Club 3-2; Spanish Club 3-2; Sergeant 1. ■1 iiiiriuiml Ui J lunJ laiifoal, liumcalar ni rimninj ?liiisiness. iiijjeitioii GEORGE HILEMAN STORCK H-1 SwARTHMORi;, Pa. Soil of Deceased ] I ' ar Vetera) Following the example of Sylvanus Thayer, George came to us From Dart- mouth. He then followed in the renowned footsteps ot George Patton . . . the famed five year course. George found more suc- cess in sports and sack than in the section room, but his good nature will make him a winner in anv undertaking. CHARLES EARLE STORRS G-2 Blrgen, N. Y. Honor Mihtary School Nicknamed " The Grin, " Charlie ' s smile has always been a familiar and welcome sight throughout the Corps. He managed to find the brighter side of everything but dragging blind. His favorite saying, " Smile, and the whole world smiles with ou, " sums up his attitude toward life. K.eep smiling Charlie. GLEN WAYNE STOUT A-2 APPALACHIA, ' a. Coliqj-eSS From a ct)lorful backgrounil as a i at V.M.L, an enlisted man in the Force, and a vear at Stewart Field ' s Pre atory school. Glen came to West Pi Friendly and constantly smiling, he long be remembered as " A " Squad Ha ball ' s " refereeing " manager and as a day School teacher at the Cadet Chay adet Air sket- Sun- Footkill 4-}-2-l, Nnmmtls, M, ' I 4-}-2-l, Numerals, Mamgram: Lacnsie 4-3- i s, Mmiognim: Portugtiae Cluh 3-2,- Strgeant 1 3-2-1, French Cluh 3; Howitzer 3-2-1 , Associ.ite Editor; Sergeant 1 . Debate Comet 4-3-2-1: Howit:ier 4; Football Manager 4; Basketball M.ana!,er 4-3-2-1. Major " .-I ■; Spantth Clttb 3; Golf Clttb 3-2; R;k? Committie 4-3-2-1: Servant 1. HERALD FRANKLIN STOUT, JR. WILLL M HENRY STROH DOUGLAS BAIRD STUART E-2 F-1 H-2 San Diego, Calif. Coiiii-esuoihil Grand Rapids, Mich. Couit-csaoiuil Carlisle, Pa. Concessional H.il came to West Point despite the tact Bill came to West Point right out ot hii h The initial jolt ot plebe year did not that his father was a graduate of Annapo- si:hool endowed with a great sense of cause Doug ' s dauntless spirit to fade. Hav- lis. Hal has distinguished himself with his humor and a true understanding of the art ing no academic difficulties, he spent much hard work and conscientious attitude. His of human relationship. His pleasing ways of his free time running in the hills or philosiiphy concerning studv was, " If ou and brilliant mind have placed him in a working out in the gym. Doug ' s pleasant can ' t spec it, ignore it. " Hal ' s high sense superior class with the people who knew smile and industrK)us manner will help of duty will make him a success in his him, and these same qualities will un- him in his Army career. Best of luck chosen career. douhtedlv rocket him to success. always, Doug. Gulct Ckifrl Cbmr 4: S.,j l,lg Club 2-1; Serf,e nt 1. Gir miii a:,h 3-2,- Englnh Sailiiur 1: Gimrul Cnmmiltct Ooti Country 3-2-7; Ti ick 3; C men, Club 1: Deb.ttt Giuii- 1-1: Corf anil 2; Giftatn 1. cil 3-2-!: RussiM Club 3-2-7; Waght Lijtmg Club 3-2-7; Servient 1. laJeHav- PERRY LOUIS STUDT Sacramento, Calif. Coi!z,ressiaihil Fa YETTEVILL LEM DAMS SUGG H-2 Tenn. Co ual Perry came to West Point with a definite advantage over most people— coming from California. With most of his time spent in map exercises, tactical reading, and letter writing. Perry had little time tor Studies — nor did he need to, Perrv seems sure to he an asset tt) whichever branch he hnallv chooses. Lem came to West Point and immediate- Iv embarked on a touch and go battle with academics. However, he never let aca- demics interfere with his social life, and soon became a confirmed draggoid. His steadfastness and determination will un- doubtedly make his future in the branch of his choice a resounding success. RICHARD HARVEY SUGG B-1 Palo Alto, Calif. Senatorial Born at Ft. benning, Ga., Dick began a career that was destined to lead him to West Point. If his willingness to accept responsibility and to do a good |ob that he displayed while at West Point continues throughout his time in the service, his career will be one of notable credit to both the Arm ' and West Point. Howit-zcr 4; Grrm.w Club 2: H.imlkill Club 3, Dcb,:tt Council 2-1: Rjitio Club 2-1: Model R iilro.nl Club 2-1: Scrgtant 1 . Dialectic Socitty 3-2-7, Fiench Club 3; Ge Sergeant 1 . Liicrosit 4-i, Monogram: Track 1; Camera Club 4-1: Fishing Club 2-1: Forum 1: Hop Committee 3-2-1; Skeet Club 2-1; SpMiish Club 4- }; Corporal 2; Li, t IP ' w JOHN ANTHONY SULIK E-2 Norwich, Conn. Coiitit-essioiml " Pal " kept everyone in good spirits hv constantly being in high spirits himself. Afternoons spent in the class club, beating all opponents behind the cue; weekend leaves, and playing pinochle were his fa- vorite pastimes. Jack will best be remem- bered as a carefree cadet who would never let a friend down. CORNELIUS JOSEPH SULLIVAN HARRY EDWARD BROOK SULLIVAN Newport, R. 1, Coup; This favorite son of Newport came to the Point after two vears of engineering at Rhode Island State. An avid sports fan, Neil shows much spirit and determination in sports as well as in everything else. He is very conscientious and will go far be- cause he realizes the necessity of relaxing and en]oving himself. Spr] NG FIELD, Mc Concessional Harrv Sullivan was alwavs the " schizo- phrenic " of Company F-L One side of his personality was that of a rollicking, fun- loving kid. The other side was that of an earnest, dead-serious soldier. No one ever found anything that Harrv wasn ' t good at, either in sports or academics, except mavbe the Charleston. Catholic Ch.ipcl Acolyte 3-2-1; Rusu.iii Club 3-2; Snge.mt 1. Catholic Acolyte 3-2; Spiiitish Club 3-2; Ticket and Escort Representative 2; Corporal 2; Sergeant 1 . Debate Council 2-1; Hop Committee 4-h2-l; Russian Club 3-2; Corporal 2; Captain 2, Regimental Training Officer. iill M i!J I ' ll I X ' INCENT ROBERT SUPPICICH JAMES WELDON SURBER JOHN WILLIAM SWAREN F-1 F-1 B-1 Thornwocid, N. Y. Con nssional San Angelo, Texas Conzi-essiniuil Brocikeville, Md. Seiiatarnil Coming from " |ust Jown the river a Our first introduction to Surhcr tame at Jack came here from Bullis, and West bit, " ' ince always extended his sympathy our company Christmas party. It was there Point was never able to kill his love for to us " foreigners " as he went on leave. He that he sang us a song about trouble. It was Marx-land hot rods In constant battle was friendly and worked hard in both ex- called Plebe Year. He soon became well- with the Academic Department, he has tracurricular activities and academics, ex- known at Buckner tor his tales of woe. But had little time for his favorite pastime but celling 111 the social sciences where he was he and his gLiitar livened mam- an evening. he was alwavs able to find time for bridge never without a tew thousand words on Since then he has exchanged his guitar tor or the red boy. He plans to start a success- his first love— politics. a mule. ful career in June. Camer.t Club 1; Debate Council 3-2-i; Dialectic Society Dance Orchestra 4: Model Airplane Club 2-1; Mule Rider Baiketba l i; OrJiiame Club }-l-l: Pistol Club }-I : Pointer 4-3-2-1, Secretary, Business Manager: Golf Club 3-2-i; 2 Spanisb Club 3-2; Corporal 2; Captain 1, Kegimental 4-}-2-l; Skeet Club 2-1; Ski Club 4-}-2-l; Serjeant 1 . Model Railroad Club 3-2, Treasurer; Ski Club 4-5-2-1: Adjutant. Spanish Club 3-2; Sergeant 1. 4 HUMBERT FRANCIS SWEENEY M-2 Philadilphia, Pa. Congnssioncil Frank cimc tn the " Rock " from a happy LL)llcgc life in Pennsylvania. He always tried to heat the system, and he never spent a weekend at West Point when he might t;o elsewhere. Leaving with a talent tor the md the sciences, he h.i proven himself a real friend with a bright future ahead. H. C. TANNER E-1 Douglas, Ariz. Cmiii-e nal H.C. came to West Point from Arizona State with a long list of achievements. Previous injuries kept him from attaining the other half of his childhood dreams: plaving football for Armv. Being handi- capped with no name, onh ' initials, didn ' t stop this bov, and he will be an asset to any branch he chooses. ROBERT HUGH TAWES D-1 Claymont, Del. Seiuirornil Never one to let the academic depart- ment get the upper hand. Bob came to the Hudson Highlands with a true love for the sack. Photography is his main outside in- terest, and he has spent many hours work- ing with camera and enlarger. Bob, with his confident manner, will go a long way Cihohc Chapi Choir 4-}-2-l, Dirtctor; Dcbatt Council Camer.i Cluh 1; Dch.iti Council 2: Fmich Club 1-2-1: Golf Qimira Club 4-i-2-l; CharUader 2; Ordmiiicr Club 1; 3-2-;, Vicc-Prtsidtnt; Dialtctk Society 3-2-i, Director: Club 3-1: Ski Club i-2-1: Corporal 2; Lieutenant 1 . R.idio Club 2-1: Rally Band 2-1: Spantst Club }-2. Glee Club 4-}-2-l, Historian: Howitzer 2-lj Sergeant 1. ■ jpta fllari DAMD THOMAS TEBERG LEE BOARDMAN THACKWRAY C-2 F-1 Crystal Lakh, 111. Cuu rcssjonal Canton, Mass. Congressional Tug h.iils from Illinois, hut came to us from the L ' nivcrsity of Minnesota. To those of us who know him well, " red boy " anel Tug arc synonymous. When he wasn ' t stueiying he could he found either at the Camera Cluh or wrapped up in his " red how " A friend to evervone he knows. Tug will he missed hvall. Lee came to West Point from Canton after two vears at Northeastern L ' niver- sit -, (College of Mechanical Engineering, in Boston, Massachusetts. Then Lee settled down to the rigors of Cadet life at West Point. His greatest thrill while a cadet was (King tliose fast |et lighters during " Cow " summer. Camcui Club Vl-l: Pislol Club 4-}: Radio Ch,b 1: Rutwaii Track 2; Mode Airplane Cluh 4: Ski Club 3; iVf c K I. Club 3-2; Sheet Club 2-1: Ski Club 4: Sajeain 1. GARY PAUL THOMAS H-2 L.«cnMOXT, N. Y. Coiiiressional JAMES EDWARD THOMAS M-1 , Ohio Coni)-issininil JULIUS OCTA TUS THOMAS, JR. H-1 Newport News, ' a. Contj-essional Gary was better with a hockey stick than with a " slip stick, " hut neither gave him very much trouble. Although plagued by the Academic Department in many little ways, he proved that he was conceived in ambition and dedicated to graduation. Llsing no crystal ball, we predict success for Gary. Jim entered the Academv one month after he graduated from high school. His first application had been for Annapolis, hut he has never regretted joining the Long Gra ' Line, especially after a few days at sea during Camid ML He lived with a star man three of his four years, but never made the grade himself. Jot was ' irginia ' s gift to the Point. After three years of ' .M.L he had no trouble with the system here. Jot was care- free about everything, and he had the type of mind that could get along without Esbach. He never sang at the breakfast table, but he had a certain ability to make friends. Hockn 4-3-2-1, Numeral!, Maj Numerals, Mo»ogram, Major Corporal 2: Sergtanr 1. ■•; Ucrosse 4-3-2-1, Spanish Club 4-3; Femmg 4-3-2-1; Debate Council 4-3-2-1; Dance Band 2: Pistol Club 1; Radio Club 2-1; Spanish Club 3; Corporal 2; Sergeant 1. Dialeak Society 4-3-2-1; French Club 3; General Com- mittee 2-1; Golf Club 3; Howitzer 3-2-1; Ski Club 4; Corporal ■ l g Reno, Nkv. Bill came ro son " via Reno, shade. No hive five-year course 1 well spent if spe less humor and stained him m, which will folk ROBERT THOMAS M-1 Senatorial BILL THO L S THOMPSON E-1 Saginaw, Texas Coiiit-essional lis " Haven on che Hud- lut minus his reen eve- Bill ' s popular nickname mav or mav not have originated from his native state of , he romped through the Texas; hut " Hev, Bull, " w-as a familiar crv Bill considered a weekend in the halls of E-L We could alwavs find nt in the sack. His match- B.T. ' s name on the dean ' s list, bur Lacrosse winning personality have and those debates made him harder tt) keep .my deserved friendships up with around the Corps. We goats can )w him into the service. never forget him. D.WID PETER THORESON C-1 San Francisco, Calif. Concessional A product of the sunnv West, Dave came to West Point from San Francisco. He was immediatelv hailed as the " West ' s gift to eastern girls, " and has alwavs strived to maintain his right to the title. An excel- lent athlete and superior student, L)ave im- parts his good humor and easy-going man- ner to all and sundrv. Ciimcni Club 4-h2-l; Spanish Club 4-}; Corpora 2; Lira- Lacrosse 4-}, Monosrain; Debati Coutici! 4-}-2-l: Corpora Boxing 4; Football 3-2, Monogram; Eng ish Seminar 2-1, tenant 1. 2; Captain 1. " CaJet in Cliarge; Handball Club 4-}-2-l; Pistol Club 2-1; Russian Club 3; Debate Council 1: Corporal 2: Lie. FRANK BENTLEY TIFFANY K-2 WiNSTED, Conn. Con nssioiud Frank claims ro be a corn-fed country bov, but comes to us with a combination JESSE RICHARD TIPPETT, JR. D-I Raleigh, N. C. Coii nssioiiiil Dick came to West Point after complet- ing a year of college at North Car(.)lina JOHN ERNEST TILLEY L-1 Burlington, ' t. C ' niitsitoHiil Oz hails from the Green Mountain State, and claims that his biggest mistake was of experience that he learned at college and tr ing for that second appointment for State. Most of his time at West Point was in the National Guard. The T.D. did not West Point when he lost out on the first spent trying to scheme ways to stay ahead pose too large a problem, and he came one. When he isn ' t t)ver on the squash of the Academic Department in the endless through smiling. Graduation will bring no courts vou can usualh ' hnd him working battle for tenths. He faced each day deter- regrcts to him, for his future is sure to be a on his favorite avocation, philately stamp mined to do better than the day before and success. collecting to peons. generally succeeded. S«i; f Nora 1-1: Sk, Club 4-}-2-l: Strgejiir 1. Camira Club 4-}-2: Model Rai roatl Club 4-2-2-1, Srcntdry Gtmnil Committa 1-1; Uckit, Council 2-1: 1; Ordnance Club 1: Pistol Club 1: Radio Club 3-2-i, R;« 3-2-i; Sailing Club 3 Sergeant 1 . Committee 3-2-i; Russian Club 3; Sergeant 1. DANIEL JAMES TOBIN M-2 Buffalo, N. Y. Couture UIIUll Where D:in walked, there walked laugh- ter. With a smile on his face and a never- ending variety ot stories, he roared through his four years. He filled the vac- uums of cadet life with his vivid imagina- tion and sharp wit. To us who have known him, he has been a real friend. His life is certain to be a full one. WILLIS CLIFTON TOMSEN M-2 MiNDiiN, Ni:br. Ciiiit]-ess!(inal From his home on a ranch in Nebraska, the corn-fed Great Dane came to West Point. His colossal physique acquired for him his gentle name " TINY. " His bug for photography, humpty football, B-aches, tasty snacks, and academic wars made him a legend. His diligent attitude will lead him to greater heights. LOWELL EDNdLIND TORESON A-1 LIkiah, Calif. Coni -cssioual From the Golden State Region there ar- rived a lad who had an eye for success. Complaining always about reveilles but never about hard work, Lowell endeared himself to all. The men who will serve under him will receive a kindly but pro- licient leadership and one they will never question. We ' ll all miss him. R «j . « a„b 3; Art Club y. Cluiptl Acolyte 4: Seipjnt I. Dfhate Council 2: Cutlmhc Football 4-i-2. Momgnim: Pointer 1, Photo Editor: Ca.let Camera Club 3-2-1, President; Skeet Club 3-2-1; Portuguese Club 3-2-1; Dialectic Society 3-2-1: Debate Council ' 3-2: Art Club 4-3-2; Ordnance Club 2-1: Sergeant 1. Pointer 4: French Club 3-2; Genaal Coi I . Brigade Color Sergeant. % " RICHARD WAYNE TOWXSLEY E-1 Clixton. Iowa Congressional With a short, happy college life behind him, " The Owl " came to the Military AcaJemv with a determination to succeed. Dick glided through the years of academics and even took the system in stride. We ' ll long remember our surest friend and his cautions against the wiles of women — even though he didn ' t heed. JAMES JOSEPH TRUSCOTT, III B-1 Charlottesville, ' a. Fresidentml Life as an army brat and two years at ' .M.I. brought Jim to West Point well prepared for a military lite. His ability with a slide rule and a keen interest in technical subjects kept him near the top of the academic ladder. Jim ' s hne character assures him of an outstanding career as an officer. LE ROY CLARENCE TURNER F-1 St. Albaxs, N. Y. Congressional Little Roy, the original " Ball of Fire, " had a good word for everyone. He was everywhere at once: sack in the afternoon, a member of the " After Taps Study Group, " and basketball player in the gym on Saturday with the gang. If it ' s a man of action or a real friend you want, just call on Lil ' Rov. Gymnastics 4, Numera s; Dibari Council 3-2; Russian dub 2; Spanish Club 2; Ordnance Club 1: French Club 2; Serjeant 1. Cadit Chapel Choir 4-3-2-1: Camera Club 4-1-2; Fishing Club 3-2-1; German Club 3-2; Houir er 2-1; Radio Club 4-3-2-1; Corporal 2: Color Guard; Lieutenanl 1. Corporal 2; Sergeant 1 . ,1 Mm RICHARD BABCOCK TYLER G-1 Mt. ' ernon, N. Y. Coiifi-essioHiil Dick was a natural hive witii a hcalthv goat outlook on life. The proud possessor of a huge suppiv of undercover ice-cream, he quicklv won man - pals with his gen- erosity. His ready wit and iinperturhable grin kept these friends even when disaster struck and the boodle gave out. He will be an asset to any unit. Drkitt Comial 4-}-2; Pi blic Inform.itmi Dtr.n! Wtt ht Lifting Club 2-1; Corpora 1: Sirgtant 1. ANDREW F. UNDERWOOD G-1 San Antonio, Texas Son of Deceased Veteran As a transplanted Texan, Andy came to West Point as the son of a long Infantry family. A P.E. hive and always a few tenths ahead of the Academic Department, he is c|uick to make friends and take ct)m- mand of an ' situation. His self assurance and ready sense of humor will win him man ' more friends and take him a long way. Swimming 4-i-l-l, Niimirj s. Minor " A " : Track 3-2- , Monopwm: Modtl Rai roaii Club 1-1; Spanish Club }-l-l; HanJba C „h}-2: Sergeant!. THOMAS FRALEY ' AN NATTA H-2 Santa Barbara, Calif. Presidennal Speed was a cadet who believed in using his head, both against the Academic Board, and a soccer ball. Academics were never a problem and he enjoyed baffling P ' s with new and unheard of solutions. A bright smile is one of his trademarks, and he ' ll always be remembered as a man ready with a cheery word. Soccer 4-}-2-l, Ntimera s, Monogram; Kadio Club 4-i-2; Sunday School Teacher 3-2; WPAH Staff 3-2-7, Vue- PresiJent; Debate Council 2-1: Sergeant 1. GERALD EDW. VAN VALKENBURG F-1 Enid, Okla. Coiii -essional Jerrv is a member of that select group who believes that nowhere can one find a more ct)ngenial atmosphere than that pre- vailing in the lower sections. A good athlete, he has made himself well-known on the soccer field and the golf links. ' an, a former " Aggie " from Oklahoma A M, came to us from the service. DALE ALLEN ' ESSER 1-2 PocATELLO, Ida. Sena. u,l With a spirit of self-determination to do his best at all times. Dale had little trouble with the academics. He will always be re- membered for his jokes and his ever present sense of humor. Not to be forgotten are the numerous occasions in which he performed so brilliantly on the Cadet Pistol Range. GERALD SOCRATES IGEE H-2 Crowlky, La. Senatorud Arriving at West Point from the bayou country, Gerry handled the system from the beginning, his only obstacle being the English course. An advocate of the sack, he still found time to box. His good nature will aid him in his ambition to be a prt)- fessional duck hunter, and his future is a sure thing. Golj 4-3-2-;, 4-3-2-i, Mwo Sngumtl. Minor " A " N n ' v Star Cdptam; Soccer " A " ; King Committee 4- -2-1: Corpora! 2; Debate Council 4-3-2-1; Ordnance Club 3-2; Russian Lan- guai e Club 4-3-2; Camera Club 2; Fishing Club 3-1; Golf Club 2; Pistol Club 4-3-2-1; Rifie Club 4-2-1; Public Infor- Fre nch Club 3. Corporal 2: Sergeant 1. NEWELL ELLIOT ' INSON D-1 Annapdlis, Md. Pvesnhntnil When ' ince entered Wej t Pomt in ' 50, he was met with the shock oF " Beast Bar- racks. " He turned this sliock into shock action anticipating a successful cadet ca- reer. He is an automobile racing fan and therefore likes mobility and speed. On his more reserved side, he goes in for classical music and Broadway lights. WILLIAM JOSEPH IPRAK) B-1 Chicago, III. Ciinti-essioiul After one year at the Llniversity of Illi- nois " ip made the big jump to West Point. His sunnv smile and friendly hello won him many friends. In a gathering of the boys Bill could he found in the center, topping any and all with a bigger and better one. PHILLIP DEAN N ' OLLMAN M-2 Chicago, III. Conei-essioiuil Soaring in on a big wind from Chicago, Phil came to West Point bringing a prefer- ence for port wine and little brunettes. When not sleeping or fencing, he amused us with stories of his college days, the glories t)f |et jockies, and his little Scottie dog. For the four years, " Well done, the future He ' ll be as unforgettable in the service as is a cloudless sky. " with us. K:fle 4- -2-1, M.iHa er: Camer,, Club 2-1 : Dekite Council 1 : Fcmiiie, 4-}-2-l. Ni mer.ih, Monogram: Frtmh Club 4-i-2: Fcmitig 4-y2-l, Mimr " A " , Momgram, Nuimnih. C.i Gmmm Chib 3-2-7; Golj Club i-1-1: HotfU rr 4-}; OrJ- K.idio ' Club 3-2; Cimrr.i Club 3-2-7; Fishing Club 2-1; t.iin: Cimeni Club 2-1: Dtb.itc Council 2-1; Howitzer n.mct Club 2-1: Sere aint 1. Skict Club 1: Or.lname Club 3; U ii,l l Liftmi, Club 2: Sheet Club 1: Sergeant 1. Corporal 2; Lieutenant 1. wk ,i RICHARD JOSEPH ' OSSLER H-1 Wapakoneta, Ohio Co Entering West Point from his sophomore year at college, Dick briJught with him sincerity and aptness for the militar - that has carried him to success in his cadet ca- reer. Always tops in academics, he man- aged to aid in keeping many of his class- mates from the clutches of the Academic Department. THOMAS JOHN WACHOWSKI B-2 Chicago, III. Cuiiq ressioihil Tom ' s bright and cheerful attitude made t )ur burdensome years seem light. Some claim that his happy-go-lucky charm blew east from the windy city of Chicago. Per- haps It ' s true, perhaps it ' s not; but in any event the windy city ' s contribution made time go faster and life at the Point a great deal more enjovable. RUDOLPH FRANK WACKER G-2 Wappingers Falls, N. Y. Ree, ar A r Force Every class has its gray-haired " dad- dies, " and ours is no exception - here he is. One of G-2 ' s wits, Rudy is among the first to catch a joke, but puns are his specialty. Home is just about yodeling distance away from the Point. His quickness of wit is sure to bring him success in the service. Catho ic Chapel Acolyte 3-2-1; Dialectic Society 3-2-1: Ger- man Chih 3; Public Itijormation Detail 4-3-2-1; Weight Lifting Club 1: Corporal 2: Lienteiiant 1. Catholic Acolyte 4-3-2-1; Handball Club 4-3-2-1; Pistol Club 3-2; Public Information Detail 2-1; Radio Club 3-2-1: Golf Club 3-2-1; Serjeant 1. Lacrosse 4-3, Numerals; Cheerleader 2-1: Cadet Chapel Cho 4-3-2-1: Pistol Club 2-1; Russian Club 3-2: Corporal : w LOUIS CHARLES WAGNER L-1 Blairstown, N.J. Congiy.ss ona Since hearing his first " Drop that hag, Dumbguard, " Lou has been fighting the good fight against the Academic and Tac- tical Departments with varying success. When not studying aircraft or looking into the WHY, he passes his unscheduled time working on debates, cheerlcading or play- ing a little squash and tennis. LOUIS CARSON WAGNER, JR. D-2 Jackson, Mo. Congrcssiondl Lou usually got a hang out of West Point- whether at the pistol range or in the class room. The T.D. finally caught up with his arsenal, but could not dampen his love of firearms. A " Show me " inquisi- tivencss and a desire for improvement which made academics easy will help as- sure a successful career. PROSPER NEWTON WALKER M-1 MoRAN, Texas Congressional Prop is an open-air fiend hailing from the wide-open spaces of Te.xas. He is a well known expert in the field of economy, adept at saving old bits of laundry string, shoeboxes, etc. His easy going manner and pleasant disposition have gained him many friends, blind dr still PRO Chetrltadcr i-1-1: Catholic Chapel Acolytt 4-3; Chejs Club 4: Debate Council 4-}-2; Howitzer 4-3-2-1; Pistol Club I.- Russia,, Club 4-}; Sailing Club 3; Weight Lifting Club 2-1 ; Sergeant 1 . Debate Council }-2-l: Ho Club 4-3: Sergeant 1. t er 4: Ptstot Club 2-1: She. Rifie 4-3-2-1, Minor ' ' A ' ' , Navy Star: Cadet Camera Club 4-3-2-1, Secretary; Debate Council 4-3-2-1; Escort and Ticket Committee 2; German Club 3-2: Honor Committee 2-1; Model Airplane Club 4; Ordnance Club 3; Pointer Calendar 2-1, Photo Editor; Corporal 2; Lieutenant 1. SAMUEL POWELL WALKER D-2 WILLIAM LEWIS WALLACE L-1 Horn Lakl, Mi Senatorial Phoenix, Ariz. Congressional LEWIS ALBERT WALSER E-2 Winston-Salem, N. C. Congressional A streak of light along diagonal walk Coming out of the Far West, Bill is the Llncle Bootie came to us from the South. with only thirty seconds until assembly first to tell you that he ' s darn proud of it. With him came a lightning wit, a ready this was " Amazing Sam. " A terror on the With a year of college behind hini he smile, and the will m win. His contribu- uke, and with an infectious laugh, Sam is breezed right through academics, always tions to the after-Taps bull sessions were a party hoy in great demand for hig week- crowding the star men. Willie ought to be as invaluable as his efforts on the company ends. Sam leaves his many friends never re- able to build the bridges for the Army football team. His love of life, sincerity. vealing the secret of his ability to con- without any trouble at all. He will be an and friendliness will carry him far in his sistently drag pro. asset to any unit. career. P,stol a«b 1; Sfannh Club 4-i; Sailing Club 4: Dtb.,ti Council 4: Cjdet Ckipel Choir 4-3-2-1; Corporal 2; Sergumt 1 . Ca,ht Chapil Choir 4-i: Ski Club 4-h2-lj Corporal 2; Sergean, I. Bauball 4; French Club 3-2; Policy Committee 2-1: Dialectic Society 2: Corporal 2; Lieutenant 1. -« .-s-jM!ajiv . " sfSa : fiLlj J FLETCHER KIRKLAND WARE, JR. E-2 Coral Gables, Fla. Seihitoruil After spending ft)ur vcars m the cold. North country t)f the Hudson ' allev, Fletch was positive that lie had (ound paradise in the " Land of Palms. " Never one to wear his books out, he occasionally had a little trouble with the Academic De- partment but alwa s managed to come out on the winning side. ROBERT JACK WASHER D-2 Chicaoo, III. Coniii-essioniil The obstacle curse, the physical dis- ability course, and special sinking occu- THOMAS M. WATLINGTON M-2 Washington, D. C. Senatorial Tom was always ready to discard hal- lowed hours in the sack for athletics. In pied most of Wash ' s plebe year. During every respect a gentleman, he has put spirit Yearling Year and the succeeding years, and humor into life at West Point. His the sack was his favorite pastime, and all friendly smile and winsome personality other spare moments were spent in one of are sure to go far in making him a success the class clubs. Wash is looking forward in his future career in the Army. Good to the gold bars and an Army career. luck, Tom! Golj 4-3-2, N:itner„ls; Dibate Cmmcil 2-1: Sp,w,ih Club Pointer 4: Germ.m Club 3-2, Hown ir 4: Jci 3-2; Sh Chih 4-3-2-1; Strgeatn I. Sergeant 1. Soccer 4: B.ueb ll 4: Cmer.i Chb 3-2-1; Spamsh Club 3-2 1; Art Club 3-2-1; Glee Club 2; Sergunl 1. WILLIAM JEROME WEAFER F-1 WoBURN, Mass. Coui -essioinil Bill entered the famous grey walls with a determination to succeed in his work. He was one whenever succumbed to the gloom periods. An individualist who did his own thinking. Buck managed to weave in with Calculus a consideration for those around him. His propensity for hard work has served him well. YALE DUANE WEATHER BY H-2 Wellington, Kan. Cnnq resswiutl Yale has had his eve on a military career all his life. He did some (lying in Kansas before going to " Tin School. " Yale ' s only obstacle in the military, in his opinion, would come if he were stationed where he would have t;) use his extensive knowledge of German. At any rate " Good Luck, Yale. " JOHN EDWARD WEA ER M-2 Kingston, N. Y. C« ; (tj ! « . Big Ed ' s oversize bulk put added empha- sis into the football team, where he starred at end; his prowess was even higher at the hardwood-hoop game. Big Ed ' s easygoing sincerity won innumerable friendships at West Point and will undoubtedly win many nmre in the brilliant future which lies ahead of him. i.ntkill 4-}-2-l, Mjjor " A " : Track 4-}-l-l; Cammi Club Dance Orchestra 4-}-2-l: Dibatt Gmicil 4-}-2-i: Dialectic Baseball 4-1-1-1, Numerals, Major ■ ' A " ; Basketball 4-3- ■3-2-i; Germa,, Club 3-2-7; Corporal 2; Sergeant 1. Society 2-1; Chapel Choir 4-}; German Club 4-3-2; Camera 2-7, Numerals, Major ' ' A ' ' ; Football 4-3-2-1, Numerals, Club 2-1; Serjeant 1. Major " A " ; Catholic Chapel Acolyte 2-1; Portuguese Club i-2: Serjeant 1. % %0 5C m RICHARD LEGORE WEAN ' ER M-2 Austin, Tlxas Congressional " Doodles, " the true artist of M-2, hails from Saginaw, Michigan. Before coming to West Point he had an enjoyable stay at Texas University- We ' ll al va s remember him for his happy smile and priceless tales. A bull session is never complete without a few words from Doodles. May he have the best of luck. DONALD LEE WEBER E-2 Philadelphia, Pa. Coup nal Donald, possessing an inimitable sense of humor is the color and life of any gather- ing. His very presence seems to permeate the attitudes of his classmates in that he makes no task appear insurmountable, especially the rigors of West Point. All these aforementioned attributes will in- evitably carry him far. ROBERT ERNEST WEEK.S G-2 Detroit, Mich. Congnssional " This doggone Academic Department " is an expressive phrase which will be re- membered in G-2 long after Bob has grad- uated. Easy going in spite of the pressure ot the Dean ' s thumb. Bob always found time for the other fellow. Bob ' s friendli- ness, and ready wit have gained him the respect of all his associates. Cron Country 4-i; Track 4-}; Arf Club 4-1-2-1, President; Russian Club 3-2. Debate Council 1-1: Pistol Club 2-1: Rustian Club 3-. Treasurer; Special Program Committee 4: Corporal 2. Baseball 4, Numerals: Hockey 4-1-1, Numerals, Monogram Major " A " ; Policy Committee 1-1; Sunday School Teache. }-2-l: Sergeant 1. : JOHN NICHOLAS WEILER M-1 La MdURi;, N. D. Senam-nil John, the M-1 sack artist, philosopher, and 3 wrestler extraordinary, came to West Point via Stewart Field. No hive, he boned his grades the hard way — hy much digging. His desk drawer, second only to Fibber McGee ' s closet, furnished no end ot entertainment and surprise to him and his roommates. ROBERT WILLIAM WELLS G-2 St. Augustine, Fla. Coni ns. Bob always leaned more toward athletics than toward Academics, consequently he burned many gallons of midnight oil. Th ough he worried about being found, he was never even turned out, much to his surprise but to no one else ' s. His sense of humor and his desire to do a good ah will, no doubt, carry him far. WILLIAM WARREN WELSH, JR. A-1 Washington, D. C. Senatorial Bill came to West Point after spending a year at the University of Maryland. While at the Academy he found his great- est joy in outside activities, " Buckner Parties, " trip sections, and taps. He lists as his pet peeve the system in general. Always a civilian at heart, four years at West Point have left him unchanged. Githolic Chapel Acolyte 3-2-i; Gtrmdti Club 1-2-1: Cjim Club 1-1; Handball ' Club 1; Englnh Seminar 1. De u Cotmcil 2; Sergeant 1 . Football 4-}, Monogram; Soccer 2-1, Monogram; Spanish Club 4-}-2; Camera Club 4-1-2-1; Ftrhtng Club 3-2; Sergeant 1. Catholic Chapel Acolyte 3-2-i; Deba. Fishing Club 3-2-7, French Club 1; Ru Club 4-i-2-l; Sergeant 1. JOHN ALFRED WESNER G-2 WiNDSdR, Mil. Coiltl JOHN ROBINSON WESTERN ELT, JR I-l Elmhurst, L. L, N. Y. Coiiti rcs.sioihil The goats of G-2 will never forger John The melody, " Sage, Sage, we love you, ' EMERY SCOTT WETZEL, JR. F-2 Washinoton, D. C. Cnni)-eisioiud Wetz was never very close to being the Westy had to make a second attempt, but perseverance won out. A natural ath- hrst man m his class, but he was first with will be an everlasting memory to the man lete who loved all sports, academics took what was probably the largest repertoire who so earnestly devoted his time to the the greater part of his time. He was true to of laughs any man ever had. Always goats. We can be certain that his serious himself as well as his friends, even in times happy-go-lucky, E.S. never let the Aca- determination and endless patience will of great dilliculty. We ' ll be looking for- demic or Tactical Departments get him follow him through a successful and happy ward to meeting him, as we sojourn in the down. He will be a valuable asset in the military career. service. service of Uncle Sam. Sunday School Teacher 4; French Club 3-2, M.ithc Forum 2-1; Debate Council 2-1; Sergeant 1 . baseball 4; Catholic Acolyte 4-3-2-1; Dialectic Societv 4-}- Dialectic Society I; Fishing Club 3-2; Goat Football 2; -1; French Club 3; Handball Club 4: Corporal 2: ' Lieu- Golf Club 3; Howitzer 2-1; Public Information Detail 2-1; mam 1. Radio Club 3: Rally Band 1; Spanish Club 3-2: Sergeant 1. I M _ % l v I. AL IN PIERCE WHITE L-2 RANAC LaKI; ' , N. Y. Collil-eSSl Ull Swinging out of the Adirondacks ' Apc " lime to West Point. His mount.untius haracteristics have remained with him, ut he has changed his vocal style from uu)se-calling to crooning. This hill-billy as accLiimilated a knack for success with IS smiling (ace, his big brown eyes, and IS personalitv. JAMES RUFUS WHITLEY A-2 poLis, N. C. Cinijii-e loiuil Whit was a " you all " man from way back when he invaded the Point from the deep South, and the cold North h.is vet to subdue his spirit. His biggest thrill, quar- terbacking A-2 ' s mighty runts to a brigade football championship, is closely followed by two voluntary ]umps from the Fort Bragt; tower. ARTHUR WILLIAM WILD, JR. M-2 Grosse Pointe, Mich. Conp-es.sioind Aft er two years at Notre L ame, l ill, to his own surprise, found himself at West Point. After four years, he almost adjusted to the change. With a goal of getting by in studies, and succeeding in enjoying life ( bridge, basketball, and novels i, the four years went by rapidly. Good luck. Bill. Cnht Cb.ipil Choir 4; Dialectic Society i-J ; GUc Chi 4-}-2-l; Color Corponil 2; Liti " ' Dtkite Cornuil 4-3-1: Sk, Club 1-1: Spams ' Club 4-}: Corpora 2; Licurouut I . B.nketki 4-3; Ring Conm 1-3-2-7; Corpora 2: Cap- 432 :J m 1 1 HERBERT EX ' ANS WILLIAMS IVI-2 Canadian, Texas Cou ressioiidl After ;i year with the " Buffalos " of West Texas State, Herb left the Panhandle bound lor West Pomt and a career in the Arn i -. Although spending much of his time with academics, his natural athletic abilities always made him a leader m the field of sports. Herb is destined tor a bril- liant and successful future. lAMES ARTHUR WILLIAMS A- ' k-us, N. J. Coiign: nal Along with his victorious four years with the academic department, Jim divided his time among his seven (oot sack, drag- ging, and excelling on the basketball court. His amiable manner and quick smile cou- pled with a gift for gab have won him many friends. Here ' s proof that big things come in big packages too. LARRY ELLIOTT WILLNER F-2 Buffalo, N. Y. Con -a.sional Lew entered West Point two days after finishing high school, grappled with plebe academics, and very easil ' won a few stars for his B-robe. Afternoons on the Pistol Range followed by week-ends away from school took up most of his free time and cultivated in him a complete understand- ing of human beings. French Club 4-3; Art Club 3-2; Euo Club }-l; Howitz,er 1-1: Sers e.wtl. Basketball 4-}-2-I, Moiiogra, Club 4-1; Ski Club 4-3; Wm Corporal 2; Sergeant 1 . Pistol 4-3-2-1, Minor ■ ' .•( " , N.u ' v St.ir: J, wish Chapel Choir 4-3-2; Pointer 4-3: Pistol Club 4-3-2-1, Secretary, I ' ue-President; Debate Council 2-1: Sergeant 1 . v CHARLES EXERETT WILSON E-1 Montgomery, Ala. Piesideiitnil Chuck mav have been a goat in aca- demics, but never was he a goat in his ef} )rts. We can never forget his interest and assistance with our every day problems. His conversational ability made him a fre- quent participant in our " bull sessions, " and we will alwa ' s remember his cheerful attitude when things got rough. SAMUEL H. WILSON, JR. H-2 Woodstock, N. Y. Con ressioinil This hive, the pride of Woodstock, can brighten up the gloomiest hours within these grey walls with his cheer smile and ready wit. Even the AcadeiiiK Department was taken in stride bv Sam. If his perform- ance in the service is anything like his pla - under the baskets, he will he wearing stars in no time. ARNOLD HENRY WINICELMAN E-1 Hiawatha, Kan. Senatornil A loyal son of the Sunflower State, Wink came to Woo Poo after two years of col- lege. Even with rainv Saturdays, weekends and 7th Cav. vs Indians movies, the system still drew criticism from this source. Though the Plain ma - never be cemented and painted, such ideas will make life in- teresting wherever he goes. h.iskttb.ill 3; Cnict Ckipil Choir 4-}-2-l: Glee Club 4-i: Ski Club 4-}: Sp,:,ii h Club 3-2; UV V " L ' frine, Club 1: Rifi, 4. Numerals: Gemr.il Committee 2-1: Russian Club Debute Council 2-1: Rine, Committee 4-3-2-1: Corporal 2: Corporal 2; Seri,eunt 1 . " )-2-l: OrJnance Club 2-1; Sheet Club 4-}: Seri,eaM 1 . Serjeant 1. WILLIAM KING WINSTON D-2 Fort Dodgi;, Iowa Con res JOHN HENRY WINTRODE D-1 St. Petersburg, Fla. Con ' ii-es EUGENE FRANCLS WIRTH H-1 WvANiiT, III. Conii-ci Preceding West Point with Purdue was the one thing that kept Rill ' s head above the academic waters. Bill is more widely known for his ability to charm the gentler Since coming to West Point via Bradley Lhiiversity, Gene has excelled in academics and athletics. It he wasn ' t at the Field House playing lacrosse, he could be h)und Johnny, hailing from the swamps of Florida, entered the Point after attending a year at Wentworth Mil itary Academy. When not trying to outmaneuver the T.D. sex- -probably a result of his party days at and academic Departments, Johnny spent in bed. Besides these time consuming occu- Purdue. While working mostly for PIO his time swimming -he ' s good, too. He pations, he found time to coach the H-1 and Pointer, he was always there when we always managed to get more 3.0 ' s on the " hives. " Gene ' s ready wit will long be needed a friend. weekend than during the week. remembered. Dcbatt Council 4-}-2-l; Golf Ch,b 3; Poi somitl Mjtia n; Water Polo Club 3; Strati Swimming 4-3-2-1, Minor " A " , Navy Star; Temiu 3, Monoi,ram: Cadet Chapel Acolyte 2: Fishing Club }-2-l; Kutuaii Club 4-}: Sailing Club 4-3: Sergeant 1. Lairosse }-2-l . Monogram; Catholic Acolyte 4-3-2-1: Debate Council 3-2.- Honor Committee 1-1: Howitzer 3-2-1, Circula- tion Manager; Rujiian Club 3; Corporal 2; Lieutenant 1. - 1 - :0 i 435 JOHN ANTHONY WISNIEWSKI I-l PETER F. WITTERIED K-2 CHARLES DONALD WOOD B-2 Buffalo, N. Y. Co. nal Ch ICAGO, ILL Ci)i} i}-essHinal Trenton, N.J. ' lii ' essioii a! Pete hails from the " Windv City. " Chuck comes from the neighboring state Evidently the cokl water there IS conducive of New Jersey. He is one of those e uiet to swimming for he maizes a habit t)f types, rarely suspected of deviltry, but al- Wiz came to us from Buffalo. In the fol- lowing ears he established himself as a versatile athlete and an above-average stu- dent. His most noted characteristic was breaking academy records. After a slow ways ready to enjoy a practical joke, his ability t(j grin and bear any bad turn of start, he quickly rose to the hivey ranks whenever the situation presented itself, events. If his orticer career follows the pat- leaving the ma|ority of the Kappa Dos be- His success in the Army is assured if he tern of his West Point performances, Wiz hind. If his work here is any indication of meets its challenge as he has that of the is insured success. his future, it will surely he bright. TD and academics. Hockty ■ -3, Monogram: Catholic Acolyte 4-}-2-l: Ske a„b I- Girma,, Ch,h 3-2; Corporal 2; Ltmtmant 1. Suinmwil 4-i-2-l, Major - ' A- ' , Navy Stat, Captain: BiigU Notes 1-2-1. Orel at ion Manaf tr: Wat a Polo Cliib 4-i-2-l: Sergeant 1. Chess Club 4-3: German Club 3-2-1: Corporal 2; Lieu ' c ' ,.-,,v,. " :i;;i5 436 ((fHJMMl raijiiiit osc fa :il |ob, LELAND ROY WCX)D GRAYSON COOPER WOODBURY, JR JOHN HAWKINS WOODYARi:) F-2 F-1 F-1 HoLLis, N. H. Seiunovul Havre de Grace, Md. Senatorial Stillwater, Okla. Senatorial WcH)dv fought the rigors of cadet life The rigours of West Point life didn ' t Woodv, a true disciple of morpheas, with all-out enthusiasm. That New En- agree with Woody ' s free and easy disposi- spent heast barracks and the remainder of gland accent coupled with his renditions tion, but he managed to take them in his his cadet career in the hfteenth division, of Rudvard Kipling ' s " Gunga Din " added stride. Neither academics nor the Tactical He found a friend m the Social Sciences quite a few chuckles to his plehe vear. Department seemed to bother him very and turned his back on all the others. An Most of all Lee will be remembered fur his much. Always eager to lend a helping interest in Russia and an occasional week- eagerness to accomplish a task to the ut- hand, the army will find him as we have— end in his native New York City occupied most of his ability. ready to serve and able to do a good job. his spare time. Gmmm Club 3-2. ' Ski Club 4-3-2-1, Vni-Prisiderir: Ski French Club 3-2; Di.i ecrk Society yi: Debate Coumtl 2-1; Dekite Council 4-3: Dhilectic Society 4; Pointer 4: Ruiuan Team 3-2-7; Sergeant 1 . Escort Committee 2; Sergeant 1 . Club 3; Honor Committee 2-1; Golf Club }: Sergeant 1 " LU ' ERN JAMES WOOGE F-1 Forest City, Iowa Congressional If they had offered a course in agricul- ture or Norse history, he would have been great in academics. As it was, he merely tolerated them to get through. Even dur- ing Cow year he carried on his numerous construction projects. If you want some- thing built, see " The Woog " and bring some coathangers. R JOSEPH LINDEN YEAGER G-2 ENNA, Ky. Cfinires nal Joe realized his life ' s first dream when he came to the Point and his second in June. He loved the ' ■fields of friend! v strife, " and his frequent forced marches on Central Area failed to dim his enthusiasm and spirit. Joe never hesitated to lay aside Chester Dawes ' immortal volumes in fa- vor of Blitz and ABC. DON JOSEPH YORK C-1 AsHEViLLE, N. C. Congressional One of our self-styled " goats, " DJ came through with flying colors as one of the few who have outwitted both the Aca- demic and the Tactical Departments. Affa- ble, laughable, and at times baffable, he has remained everyone ' s friend and stands to be one of our best gifts to the service of Uncle Sam. Track 2-1, Moriograrr ; Gnnhni Club }-2-l; Motie! Rai rojJ SutuUy School Ttachn 4-}-2-l , Depr. SuptTtufeiukur; Club 2-1: Sergeant 1. German Club 3; Forum 2-1; Corporal 2: Lieutenant 1. Su ' immmi, 4: Catholic Chapel Chotr 4-i; Dialectic Socitl} 4-): Glee Club 2-1: Hop Manager 2-1: Corporal 2; Lieu- JOHN GREY YOUNG K-1 Sumter, S. C. Sena THOMAS CHAMBERS YOUNG G-1 Camden, S. C. Hatwr M u.ny School Being from the deep south, Johnn - has adjusted himself to this northern climate extremely well. He loves Yankee winters. Johnny found a home in the army. After spending four years in the engineers he gave up a pair of silver bars to come to West Point. Russian and History have count on .1 been his pet peeves. friendship Tom, an " Army brat, " came to us horn Washington University at St. Louis, Mis- souri, looked the situation over, and knuckled down to serii)us work. His devo- tion to duty and sincerity will assure Tom of a successful militarv career. He can of us for a deep and unending RICHARD DUNPHY YOUNGFl.ESH F-2 Richmond, Ind. Coiijii-essionul Red hair, good natured, quiet, and re- served - that ' s Rosy. He is a determined guy whcj never let anything stand in his way. Rosy always had a passion for the sack and his pillow. Always diiing well in academics, he never had to worry about them. A stellar man with a sense of humor, Rosy will do all riL ' ht. Kus ' i.,nauh i;Q,mtr.iauh -- :Skeaaiibi- :Strgi.:ntl. H.nniball Cliib 4-i-2-l,Vm-Presiilint; Fishinf Cliib }-l-l; Lacrosse 4-3-2-1, Nummi s, Miiiiognim: Swmmwig 4, Sketl Club 2-1: Honor Committee 1, Chairman: Corforal 2; Numerals: German Club 3; Hou ' it ' er Staff 2-1; Sergeant 1. Lieutenant 1 . :? dm 111 439 JOHN RICHARD ZARTMAN G-2 Delphi, Ind. Seinii ■ , Cuming out iin top in the duel with the Academic Department, Nud falls into that category known as the Hives. His deter- mination, and persfjnality have made him a leader in every respect among his class- mates. It IS certain that, with these qual- ities, he will be a great success in his career as an olHcer. JAMES MYRON ZERKEL L-2 Berne, Ind. Cotiiiessiondl Beast Barracks was a shock to Zerk, however, he got by and the same time kept his down to earth philosophy iif using common sense. Many were the nights when his uke and his experiences as a former pilot enlivened the division. We hope that Zerk will always be around to enliven greeting will be with u some spot. years. RICHARD GEORGE ZIEGLER G-2 East Greenville, Pa. Seuatoyud Zig, the big German from Eastern Penn, carried out the State ' s reputation for pro- ducing football players. He engaged in a tew after taps battles with academics, but his presence at graduation told he won. His big smile, heartv laugh, and friendly many, many Soccer 2-1, Monogram: Cadet ChaprI Choir 4- ' i-2-l; French Cluh 3 Corporal 2; Captam 1, Kegimental AJJNtant. General Committee 1-1: Golj Club 2-1: Mathematns Forum 2-1; Radio Club 4; Water Polo Cluh 4-}-2-l, Manager: Corporal 2; Lit Baseball 4; Basketball 4; Football 4-3-2-1, Major ■.•i " . Numerals; Dialectic Society 2-1: Sailing Club 1: Ski Club •(-3-2; Sergeant 1, Regimental Sergeant Major. Acknowledgements When it comes time to put down exactly who made this book possible, we find a great many people who are directly or mdirectlv responsible for what there is between these covers. The men of the Corps, everv class from ' 51 to ' 57, have a stake in what has been written here, as do all the people of this post and all the other in- stallations visited by us on our many trips. There are also some special people who worked directly with us, and without them, we would have been com- pletely lost. The Signal Corps personnel, for mstance, and the Office of Public Information, and Ma|or George S. Pappas, our fine Officer-m-Chargc, are high on the list. BJH, our publisher, has given us the guidance of George Heffernan, the art work of Bob Lovell, the hard work ot Bill Sloane, and morale building of Diane Harris. Without the h)ng vears of experience of these people in Buffalo to guide the staff, the book would never have fallen to- gether as well as it did. Mr. Krasner, long a friend oi the Corps, made sure that we had our advertisers. White Studios, with Mr. and Mrs. Charlie Weilert and their pictures t)f our class, kept a photographic record for us. 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Designers and Builders of Defense Materiel Food Machinery and Chemical Corporation Executive Offices: SAN JOSE, CALIFORNIA THE ARUNDEL CORPORATION Baltimore 2, Maryland DREDGING ENGINEERING CONSTRUCTION SAND • GRAVEL • STONE COMMERCIAL SLAG 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 RESTAURANT Fort Montgomery. NY.. Route 9W. Tiie well-kept appearance of L. S. M. A. floors at West Point, reflect the efficiency of PONSELL machines which have contributed in a lart;e measure to their general maintenance for over thirty years. PONSELL FLOOR MACHINE CO., Inc. 220 West l )th Street NEW YORK n. N. Y. BRANCHES IN ALL PRINCIPAL CITIES Ponsell Products are backed by over 40 years electrical and manufacturing experience. Fresh, and Seabrook Frosted Fruits and Vegetables NORTHWESTERN FRUIT PRODUCE COMPANY 229-230 West Street New York City crjJO FLORSHEIM SHOES THK Fl.olJSII 1,1 M SIIOK COMPANY • CHtCAGO Makas oj fine shoes for men nn,l women [OimnEiiTni Builds for Defense mmm service from coast to com Cgntinenfaj Motors ror poration i i Army HEADQUARTERS in Boston THE PARKER HOUSE TREMONT SCHOOL STREETS Glenwood J. Sherrard i i MacDOUGALD CONSTRUCTION COMPANY GENERAL CONTRACTORS ATLANTA, GEORGIA Wmi OU jf - y etA£7? U. S. ARMY ARMY NATIONAL For Forty-Seven 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 L oiicjratuiatlonS and (jSest vVhlieS to the Graduating Class of 1954 THE MANUFACTURER S OUTLET SALES CO., INC. MEN ' S CLOTHING 303 BROADWAY NEWBURGH, NY. B-36 RESEARCH, in record temperatures as low as minus 104° F, led to tire development of improved lubrication, electronics, and materials for sustained stratospheric flight. CONVAIR ' S B-36: stratosphere Momfo } In the aerial wilderness above 40,000 feet, where temperature and pressure are paralyzing hazards, Convair ' s B-36 ' s leave reassuring contrails. The B-36 intercontinental bomber is still the strategic weapon of the Air Force, capable of atomic retaliation anywhere. Equally significant, is the B-36 ' s vital role of " flying laboratory. " Seven years " experience in sustained high altitude flying by Convair and its Air Force partners has given both our military and transport designers research needed for the greater efficiency of men and equip- ment in outer space. Up there in the stratosphere and beyond lies the key to national defense and the vast new freedom of global air travel. Aircraft for these heights will continue to be built by Convair... through engin- eering that aims at the maximum of air power... Engineering to the Hth Power! CONVAIR New York 17, NY. tl There ' s a KERMATH Engine for EVERY Power Need No matter what your power needs are, no matter what type of marine engine you want, you ' ll find — in the KERMATH line — an engine tailored to your specific demand. 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That ' s a fact. Twenty years old is a pretty respect- able age in the business of precision electronics. Hallicrafters, born in the depression of the early thirties, and blooded in the last war. is now in its twentieth year. And in that twentieth year is tak- ing its rightful place in the electronics industry. The first Hallicrafters receivers were built for amateur operators. The hams that have been called the most critical experts in the world. One thing about those people — they were outspoken. If they liked something, or didn ' t, they said so on the air and off. They liked Hallicrafters equipment. When the war came along there was a tremen- dous need for precise communications equipment that was rugged, that could take it on the battle- field. It was needed in quantity. Hallicrafters filled a large part of that vital need. And again, the peo- ple that used the equipment liked it. Today Hallicrafters is applying the techniques learned over the years to the production of radio, television, and, of course, communications equip- ment. Other products have found their way into the Hallicrafters line. High Fidelity equipment for the home. Portable units for industry, that ' s the Littlefone. And other things we can ' t talk about. The people that use Hallicrafters equipment today like it, just as that first ham customer of Hallicraft- ers 20 years ago liked what he bought. That ' s all we at Hallicrafters plan for the next twenty years — a policy and products that people will continue to like— and continue to find depend- able. We feel that we can ' t ask for more— or deliver less— than just that. Hallicrafters products today . . . Hallicrafters television today features a number of unique design features, such as the functional " Easy-Angle " tuning panel, one-knob tuning for both UHF and VHP, plus a chassis aimed at repro- ducing all the grey tones blended into the deepest blacks and whitest highlights possible. We call it a " New Dimension in TV Pi This transmitter, the Hallicrafters HT-20, is built to avoid television interference, is an ama- teur ' s dream. Its output is 100 watts on either voice or code. It is especially designed with all spurious outputs above 40 Mc, at least 90db below full rated output. All stages are metered through a single meter with eight positions. Frequency range is 1.7 Mc to 31 Mc continuous. The Hallicrafters " World-Wide " is the finest portable radio obtainable. It covers the world with eight full bands including regular AM. It plays anywhere, even on trains, planes and ships. It covers the marine beacon band that no other port- able receives. 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Kilgore emergencY illumi- nalion and signal devices have been specified and used by ±he U. S. Army for a quarter ceniury. Inven- tively designed and manu- factured with scrupulous care, they can be depended upon without reservation. l 0 VC y INC. I Research-Engineers i and Mannlaclurers WESTERVILIE, OHIO I Military Pyrolahni, i:n ' tehivatio ' . l flare sioival divisio.x MARINE HARDWARE • SHACKLES • SHEAVES • HOOKS Manufacturers of TACKLE BLOCKS MALLEABLE IRON WOOD • STEEL Fabricators of Steel Products Creative Metals Corporation EMERYVILLE, CALIF, World record para -drop — tnore men . b in less time from fewer planes ■ • r»« •■: o -5 © A U77 Z " — Douglas C-124 Globemastcr Q||| Nine Douglas C-121- Globeiiiastprs of the 18th Air Force, 62nd Group, 7th Squadron, cruised above Fort Bragg. Seconds later, more than a thousand paratroopers had hit the silk . . . « ere floating down on the drop zone. For this record-breaking drop. Globe- master — the Air Force ' s largest opera- il transport plane — was a logical choice. Clamshell doors, located in the nose, make loading of troops or materiel fast and easy. Load space is two stories high... gross weight at take-off. 87 ' 2 tons. A single Globemaster can transport 200 armed troops across the Atlantic — deliver 25-ton loads of tanks, cranes, loaded trucks to fill immediate needs at bases anywhere in the world. Performance of the C- 1 24 Globemaster is another example of Douglas leader- ship in aviation. Planes that can be pro- duced in quantity to fly faster and farther uith a higger pavload is a basic rule of Douglas design. ilisi to fly in the I . S. Air Force % Depend on DOUGLAS fl - -- pirst in Aviation eone S 239 West 48tL Sheet, f]ew IJorL Citij ♦ u le K uIa in e and rKCire Uin tciqeS THE KINGSKRAFT SEAL APPEARS ON 15 OUT OF THE LAST 18 HOWITZER YEARBOOK COVERS. THIS MEANS THAT SOME 54,000 HOWITZER YEARBOOKS ARE PROTECTED BY THE SYMBOL WHICH COMBINES THE FINEST IN MATERIALS, SKILLFUL WORK- MANSHIP, AND ARTISTIC DESIGN TO MEET THE TREND OF THE TIMES. KINGSPORT PRESS, INC. - Kingsport, Tennessee Chicago Office - 100 E. Ofiio Street - Cfiicago 11. E C T R O N G U X LIGHT :J that M illuminates | a brilliant 1 nevif age m Vision first lights the way. Then progress follows. Now the cathode-ray tube (le el- oped l)v the .Vllen B. Du Mont Labora- tories floiidlmhts a new " telectronic " age! -.linns iliiprr into the secrets of the natural ii nrhl than man has ever seen before! It " sees " " into the .structure and action of heart, brain and nerve, without risk or discomfort to human beings. .Vnd the pic- tures revealed on its tube screen give pertinent information for better diagnosis and research. " .svc.v " lain the heart of airplane engines ...actually lietariiiii the efficiency of metals and parts in action. . nd the pic- ture-reports from the cathode-ra. tnlie screen make airplane engines safer and better. " sees " into the fog and darkness in the f(jrm of radar, sonar or loran. And the picture it returns is our nati( n " s safeguard against surprise attack . . . our guide to safer traffic on land, mm and air, today and in the future. Into business, industry and national de- fense shines this new light . . . seeing and reporting things, facts, actions with such fantastic speed and accurac.v that entirely new methods become possible. Completel.v automatic factory operations! . utomatic controls of quality! Mathematical com- putations a million times faster than llio-.i- of the human brain! With these new " telectronic ' " tools and many more— mankind will develop a new and far better economy. . . with greater productivit,y, higher quality, less waste and error, greater national security, and a higher standard of living for all men. The Du blMt Laboratories, pioneers of this new " telectronic " age, are ecpiiiipcd b y their great fund of experience to make it more immediately profitable. Du Mont, the most respected name in television, has long been the world ' s larg- est i roducer of cathode-ray instruments. Du Mont scientists and engineers are con- ■iiilli-d constantl.v by the scientists of iiiihistry, independent laboratories and government agencies. . nd Du Mont is winning increasing stature in all fields of telectronics, television receivers and trans- mitting equipment, tele ision network and government service. Think first of Du Mont . . . first in if progress through risinn. ' TEI.EI ' ISIOX " . tll.n II. Du M„n, l.,tlm,nl„ri,s. In,.. VISION IS TH - duMont -»- " s. ON First with the Finest in Television COMMUNICATIONS PRODUCTS DIVISION 477 ur chased with ride . . . reasured nlways ENGAGEMENT AND WEDDING RINGS John J. Courtney Co., 452 Fifth Avenue, New York Chalimquui the future. MORTON, PENNSYLVANIA Behind this symbol ore 30,000 men and women with countless skills, trades and professions whose ingenuity is so greatly contributing to our nation ' s production resources. They are the builders of today ' s F-84F THUNDERSTREAK Fighter- bombers for our Air Force and for the air arms of the friendly allies banded together in NATO. - The scope of our work is world wide even though most of us live on Long Island or within a 50 mile radius. Among other things we come and go in 10,000 automobiles. We earn on overoge of $2,500,000 weekly with which we support our families and our 230 individual communities by payments of more than $10,000,000 annually in Federal, State and local ixes {this is in addition to the millions paid in taxes by Republic itself), y y We also buy $631,000 worth of defense bonds each month. We use material and equipment supplied by 2,126 Firms in the United States which totalled over $385,000,000 last year. This helps provide employment for another 300,000 of our fe ow Americans. - The aircraft manufacturing industry has become an integral part of the national economy as well as a vital Imk the pattern of peace for the defense of our Country and the free world. gt g MJ M-MM 9 M 9Wtg9. tf ■ I NCDAl e, lO NG ISLAND 0 OA . HERFF JONES COMPANY OFFICIAL JEWELERS FOR r ie Ciass of 1954 A Pins Class Rings - Miniatures Wedding Bands MAIL INQUIRIES INVITED Eastern Division 14 PARK PLACE Newark 2, N. J. Telephone Market 3-2295 JANUARY 21 , 1 954 will live in history as the launching day of the world ' s fust atomic-powered vessel . . . the submarine Nautilus. Powered by the silent, invisible, airless " burning " of nuclear fuel, the new submarine will cruise submerged faster, farther, longer than any other craft! Into this unique and historic vessel . . . built by our Electric Boat division . . . the Government of the United States, the United States Navy, the Atomic Energy Commission, and American industry have poured the resources of their minds and skills. We salute the men who built the Nautilus and the crew that will man her. 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KNOXVILLE,TENN.,U.S.A. f Flying Lab makes 500 Landing Approaches in " Pea Soup " THE STORY BEHIND THE STORY: ■ IF you ' ve been a passenger in a plane " stacked " above a fogged-in airport — or if you ' ve been the pilot at the controls— you were certainly interested in head- lines like the above appearing in news- papers a few months ago. ■ Behind those headlines is the dramatic story of men flying when " even the birds are walking, " making landing approaches over and over again, to make your future landings safer in bad weather. ■ Working with the Air Navigation Development Board and the U. S. Weather Bureau, Sperry flight research personnel have completed 500 bad weather landing approaches in a flving laboratory equipped with specialized instruments. In flight, both manual and automatic recordings are made of con- ditions encountered during the final 500 feet of descent. ■ On the ground, trained observers report what they see. and monitor auto- matic instruments which measure ceiling and visibility conditions existing in the runway approach zone. Synchronized and analyzed, these records reveal the accuracy of the instruments and establish a wealth of information so pilots will know what weather to expect along the line of descent. ■ Because of its many years of experi- ence in low ceiling approaches, Sperry was selected by the government to make the weather measurement study. This project is typical of the exacting flight research which is continuous at Sperry— flight research not only to perfect Sperry instruments and controls, but to advance the operational cfticicncv of both com- mercial and militarv aircraft. 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It takes check and double check of all the loose ends that cannot be avoided. It takes thoughtful typography, careful proofreading, painstaking presswork and constant attention to all details. It takes complete follow through from the first rough dummy to the final book. It takes teamwork between printer and editorial Staff. This HOWITZER is another reason why the BJH imprint appears in so many fine publications. OFFSET LITHOGRAPHY BINDING A Complete Service BAKER. JONES, HAUSAUER, iNC 45 CARROLL STREET BUFFALO 3. NEW YORK 493 If PHILADELPHIA GEAR WORKS, INC. MANUFACTURERS OF: ORDNANCE AND SPEED REDUCERS, MARINE GEARING, LIMITORQUE VALVE CONTROLS For Push-Button Operatior alves and Bulkhead Door: of ERIE AVE. AND G ST.. PHILADELPHIA 34. PA. NEW YORK • PITTSBURGH • CHICAGO HOUSTON • LYNCHBURG. VA. " Gear Manufacturers for over 60 years ' Get a bootmaker shine with DRESS PARADE . . . 365 times a year No need to tell yon the how and why of polishing shoes. 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We know the quality . . . the workmanship . . . that go into it. Zippo has stood behind this uniisual guarantee for many millions of lighters for 20 years. Just one of the " strength points " that make it possible— exclusively Zippo ' s — is the PATENTED harri steel collar or bushing in the flint tube. The illustrations show how it works, how it holds any length of flint in perfect alignment . . . ends forever jamming by " flopover flin —a condition common to all well-used lighters without a bushing. And it ' s only one example of the quality that makes your Zippo a true lifetime companion. You can ' t get Zippo ' s combination of features in any imitation ... in any other lighter ... at any price. No wonder we say proudly of Zippo: Guaranteed to work forever! ZIPPO ' S PATENTtO CONSTRUCTION PREVENTS THIS No " flopover fUnts " because the fUnt fits into tills hard steel collar the top of flint tube In most well-used lighters the flint wears against the metal tube. The loose flint then catches under the spark wheel and lams. But that can ' t hap- pen with Zippo. The patented hard steel collar holds the flint straight and firm against the wheel. A small thing, yes— but a big key to a lifetime of lights. = over flint. Note how the hard flint has worn the soft metal tube lopsided. This can mean a jammed, useless lighter. A GREAT GIFT IDEA -a genuine Zippo This engine-turned model, wrth a quiet, tasteful design delicately executed on lustrous, high- polish chrome, costs $575. The same model in engine-turned sterling silver is a sumptuous gift at $24. Other Zippos from $3.50 to $210, including tax. I ® GUARANTEED TO WORK FOREVER W. W. PLANKINTGN COMPANY • 11 WEST 42nd STREET • NEW YORK 36, N. Y. THE AMERICAN ROAD ...Mi MsA: The Revolution that started in a shed at night Steam was reallv his first love. That was hdw he happened to set fire to the school- yard fence. For Henry Ford was passionately ciiri- ons. Exactly how did steam make wlird- go around? In a boyhood experiment lu ' made a steam boiler from an old ten- gallon lard can, and fired up under it. Nn one was in school to hear the explosion — and the fence was soon repaired. His ne t experiment was in the village saw- mill: how did the valve work? He caught hi- arm in a cvlinder, and was two hours getting loose, but before he left he knew how the valve worked. First he tried to make a farm locnmii- ti e, and then a steam road carriage. Then one day in 1891 he saw a little gasoline engine pumping soda water into pop- hottles. That n ' ight he told Mrs. Ford: " (llara, I want to build a gas engine that will do the work of a horse. " Two years later he was still at work, in a little lled behind his Baylev Aveiuie house. A friendly neighbor moved out his coalpile to give Henry more room. Clara watched, and darned socks. lie got four bicycle wheels. He made l Mi c-vlinders from a steam engine ' s ex- liau-t pipe. He put on a tiller, so it teered like a boat. He put a bicycle- saddle on top of the three-gallon fuel tank (the buggy seat came later when he could afford it). On a wet dark May morning in 1S ' )C). at 2 a.m., he was ready. Then he couldn ' t get the car out of the shed. He seized an axe and knocked out enough brick- In make the first garage-door. He trundled the car into the alli ' n u r Clara watched under an umlnt ' lla. The little car ran— clear around the block. One of the two cylinders went dead- hut still the car ran. That first Ford is still running, and so are many ' l its 36.000,000 descendants. The revolution of those wheels starlcil one of the great revolutions in hisldiv. A dream had come true — transportalinu for everyone. The first Ford helped build the .American Road. The American Road is more than a stone river of rushing traffic. It symbol- izes the power of our way of life, endlessly MTvirig all mankind. The Ford Motor Com- paiu. ii ' jfl.ialing its Fiftieth Anniversary rill- rar-. i- pledged to the ideals of the American Road. Ford Motor Company lORD ' Ll. ' (iL.y • MEiiccny n, Road :7AS AM) IR.lClOliS y ompiimentd of THE IRVIN H. HAHN COMPANY MANUFACTURERS OF FINE INSIGNIA since 1898 [ 326 S. Hanover St. • Baltimore 1, Md. It ' s Sure To Raiu! ALLIGATOR . . . the best name in rainwear The Alligator Company • St. Louis Best Wishes to tfie Class of 1954 from. Verson VERSON ALLSTEEL PRESS CO. 1355 E. 93rd ST., CHICAGO 19, ILL. SO. LAMAR at LEDBETTER DR., DALLAS, TEX. PHILIPPINES— Not gun barrels . . . just a few sections of the miles of pipe for the new Caltex refinery at Batangas. This refinery, which will be completed in 1954, shows the confidence of business in the ability and fu- ture of the Philippines. Working with Fili- pino engineers and craftsmen, Caltex enjoys the co-operation and good will so vital to ' such an immense project Caltex serves the people of 67 lands In 67 lands, across half the world, through such develop- ments as these, Caltex is able to supply better fuels and lubricants for industry, for agriculture, and for motoring millions. These require a continual investment of funds and skills, backed by a faith in a better future for free nations. 500 shell. Inset, Transistor actual size. lransistor _ mighty mite of electronics Increasingly you hear of a new elec- tronic device — the transistor. Be- cause of growing interest, RCA— a pioneer in transistor development for practical use in electronics — an- swers some basic questions: Q: What is a travMstor? A: The transistor consists of a particle of the metal germanium imbedded in a i Iustic shell about the size of a kernel ot corn. It controls electrons in solids in much the same way that the electron tube handles electrons in a vacuum. But transistors are not interchangeable with tubes in the sense that a tube can be removed from a radio or television set and a transistor substituted. New circuits as well as new components are needed. Q: What is germanium? A: Genuanium is a metal midu ' ay be- twxen gold and platinum in cost, but a penny or two will buy the amount needed for one transistor. Germanium is one of the basic elements found in coal and certain ores. When painstak- ingly prepared, it has unusual electrical characteristics which enable a trans- istor to detect, amplify and oscillate as does an electron tube. Q: What are the advantages of tran- sistors in electronic instruments? A: They have no heated filament, re- quire no warm-up, and use little power. They are rugged, shock-resistant and unaffected by dampness. They have long life. These qualities offer great opportunities for the miniaturization, simplification, and refinement of many types of electronic equipment. Q: What is the present status of tran- sistors? A: There are a number of types, most still in development. RCA has demon- strated to 200 electronics firms — plus Armed Forces representatives — how transistors could be used in many dif- ferent applications. Q: IIow widely will the transistor be used in the future? A: To indicate the range of future ap- plications, RGA scientists have demon- strated experimental transistorized am- plifiers, phonographs, radio receivers (AM, FM, and automobile), tiny trans- mitters, electronic computers and a number of television circuits. Because of its physical characteristics, the tnuis- istors qualify for use in Ughtweight, portable instruments. RCA scientists, research men and engi- neers, aided h j increased lahoratonj facilities, have intensified their work in the field of transistors. The multiplicittj of new applications in both military and commercial fields is being studied. Already the transistor gives evidence that it will greatly extend the ba.sc of the electronics art into many new fields of science, commerce and indu.tfry. Such pioneering assures finer perform- ance from any product or .service trade- marked RCA and RCA Victor. RA DiO CORPORA TION of A ME RICA enoineeRiMO rrooucts ocrartmbmt camoem.m.j. 501 The NEW Remington with AMAZING MIRACLE TAB sets and clears tabulator stops from keyboard. Never before has a portable typewriter offered the smooth touch . . . the spar- kling typing performance found in the new Remington Quiet-riter. A masterpiece of modern typewriter design, the Quiet-riter has exclusive Miracle Tab -plus 33 added-convenience features for thrilling new portable typing performance. Test type Quiet-riter at your local typewriter dealer, jeweler or department store. Carrying case is included. 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RING 1.1V CTS. RING 1.5} CTS. RING .45 CTS. $1700 J 750 $ 850 RING 1.62 CTS. RING .78 CTS. RING 1.10 CTS. RING .41 CTS. $J50 $1250 i 250 $ 850 J 175 Estate diamonds of merit recut into modern gems and mounted as smart new rings — hence priced far below prevailing values. Also matching plat- inum and gold wedding rings. Inquiries from members of the Cadet Corps will receive special consideration, WILLIAM ELDER MARCUS INC. 18 East 48th St., New York City PLaia 3-3625 POiNTl VC A GENERAL MOTORS MASTERPIECE Every Attriljute of the Finest Beautiful. s[iari iiis. luxuiious . . . [idwnl ' ul. -iiuiKilli. alert . . . wmulei rully reliable, marvelously economical . . . a constant source of pride ... a perinanent source of pleasure. These are the attri!)utes of a I ' ontiac as (ietailed by its owners — and readily confirmed by a look and a ride. There is virtually nothiiiij; more that can be said about the verv ccisihCst cars — yet Pontiac is jiriced within a few dollars of the very lowest. See your dealer and price your favorite model. View the luxurious beauty of its spacious interior. Test its superb performance on a route of your choice. Then let your own good judi mcut tell you why dollar for dollar you can " t beat a Pontiac. PO TIAC MOTOK DIXISION OK (;KNKI{AI. MOIOKS ; I{IM»I{ riON 503 We call it the " Statler Spirit " ! Teamwork is the big secret " f tlie success of every Statler Hotel. 1 1 means just that all of us work Idfidlier in seeing that every guesi en- j i s every minute of his stay with us. mills bright and einnld 1 1 hs spotlessly clean . inarkabK effi.ieiil. Statler Hotels NEW YORK • BOSTON ■ BUFFALO • DETROIT CLEVELAND • ST. LOUIS • WASHINGTON . tOS ANGELES TWO GREAT NEW STATLERS — HARTFORD • DALLAS The FULLER BRUSH Co. HARTFORD 2, CONNECTICUT Co j ara tu la tioni WEST POINT TAXI SERVICE A. Bosch Son, Inc. ESTABLISHED 1889 Phone: 6-4520-6-4588 Highland Falls, N. Y, What It Takes to Fire a Howitzer Barrage 500 lbs. $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 rn average we work less than two hours a day to pay th? 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. A hnrc figures are given with due regard to security. AMERICAN MACHINE FOUNDRY COMPANY Excriilin ' Otjiccs. 511 Fiflh Arciiuc, New York, 17. N.Y. AMF docs it bctter—auloiiialically! CREATORS AND PRODUCERS OF ELECTRONIC AND training devices • naval ordnance • rolled ar rCHANICAl EQUIPMENT FOR THE ARMED SERVICES: Radar tennae systen ne parts • mc batteries • nilitary projects 505 i onaru lu la tiond to DL CLss of 1954 frDm Official Pfiotographer to tllE U. S. MILITARY ACADEMY Your negatives will be kept on file for your convenience in reordering BB West SBfli St., Nkw Ynrk 19, N.Y. Est.lB75 506 It Speaks a Universal Lan iia e ! Pictured ahiivc is the most elucjiient niotiir car ever to travel the world ' s highways. Kirst of all, it speaks of its owner —the minute its beautiful hood comes into view. " Here is a man, " it says— almost as plainly as the words are written here— " who has earned the right to sit at this wheel— by his industry and deportment and enterprise. Be he merchant or lawyer or business- man — or doctor or farmer or financier —the odds are great that he ' s a credi t to his calling and to his fellow men. And then, as it comes closer, it speaks its .v x ' c rf message for 1954 — the story of its own advancement. Its beautiful silhouette— graceful, free-flowing and dynamic — an- nounces a whole new era in auto- motive design . . . " expect me to be copied for years tf come! " And Its smooth, silent, easy move- ment — a true symphony m motion as it glides past and on and away — says with clarity and eloquence that the world ' s finest standards for per- formance have been raised again. And remember— the wonderful " voice " of a 1954 Cadillac, with its significant message, comes as a Ihjiius to the man at the wheel. It comes hi addition to all the priceless fundamentals which make a Cadillac a Cadillac: unrivalled endurance and dependability— in- comparable comfort and handling ease — and unbelievable economy of upkeep and operation. Your Cadillac dealer will be most happy to let a Cadillac speak (or you. ' Better see him todav. CADILLAC MOTOR CAR DIVISION GENERAL MOTORS CORPORATION 507 Telephone WAIker 5-2063-4-5 CHAS. H. BOHN CO., INC Book Manufacturers 200 Hudson Street NEW YORK Lyur ( onaratuiatlonS to Hie ( laSd of 1954 This Edition of the HOWITZER has been bound to last you through a long, happy and successful career. Frankly, what A ouId these people really say about the new Chevrolet? frank to admit it. Most pn,pl on ' t talk about cats the -av til cturcr woiiKi like them to. So, we u-oiil(ln ' t actually expect those folks around the firehouse to coninient about the new Chevrolet ' s " smoother lines and smarter styling. " But you might well hear something like " Best-looking Chev- rolet they ever turned out. " Xo one up there is likely to go in for technical engineering talk about " higher compression ratios resulting in increased horsepower and finer performance with outstanding fuel economy. " But that new Chevrolet owner would probably point out the same things to his friends in his own words. Something like this, maybe: " This new Chevrolet ' s got a lot more stuff in it. And it ' s the easiest car on gas I ever owned. " And because Americans like and know their cars, the conversation could turn up tacts like these: Chevrolet has the ojily Fisher Body in its field — and everybo ly knows Fisher is the nimiber one automobile body. These smooth and easy Chevrolet brakes are really something special— biggest in the low-price field. This year ' s Chev- rolet offers a complete choice of pouer featuies and controls as extra-cost options. And when the talk turned to price, it would be common kno ledge that Chev- rolet is the Irjivcst-priccd line of cars. So, if someone said— " By George, I belie e I ' ll buy a new Chevrolet m self " — w e thijik that ' s a good idea. Don ' t ou ? A C CHEVROLET Forf Montgomery, N.Y. POWER STEERING AT A NE LOW PRICE! M(ire ami nn people are enjoying the ea convenience and safety of Che rolet Power Steering. Increas production to meet this grouii demand makes possible a lu lo;v price. It ' s available on ; m...Uls, . pti..nal at extra co wW«eoi- or s ,v, MORE PEOPLE UY CHEVROLETS THAN ANY OTHER CAR! nee APPROVED lENs U m Qua l SHOES Always faithful to their craft, French Shriner shoemakers are proud of the footwear they make . . . proud to have approval of the Military of several styles. In French Shriner Shoes, Cadets are sure of comfort, correctness and smart " Dress " , always. Best Wishes from E. V ( . CAMP STEEL WORKS ri. NTA. (;k()H(;i Miinufiwlun-rs of asl riiii)r meeting all fe(jiiireiiienl Boml.s Ch; li li ) Cast Steel Gnu Parts siicli as Hreceh Rings Muzzle l?rakes Dredfie Dreiljie I ' ui.ip I ' arls ill .K l ' ' ittin ;s Idr neliois X Moorings Miscellaneous Cast Sleel Proiiuets (Carbon, Stainless, Alloy Hadfield) t ' s MICHELS Since 1912 FLOWERS GIFTS World-wide Delivery Service Telephone: Highland Falls 6-4569 Member Florist Telegraph Delivery. DEHNER ' S America s Qiidlilv liool Malicn Oxrr F.,rtN V.-ars l |..Ti.-nrr lakit.. CiiMuni Ia.l.- I? - r..i l, .•l I ' iiiim,. IHE DEHNER COMPANY. INC. 2().V» K HMI I OM H 2 m;i?|{ SK MOHAWK COACH LINES INC. DAILY BUS SERVICE To aii.l I n.in WEST POINT and NEW YORK CITY Deluxe Buses to Charter for All Occasions fllONK OK Wi{lTI ' ; Vt MBKKTY STREET 74 MAIN STREET LITTLE FERRY. N. J. HIGHF-AND FALLS, N. V PIkhw: Hul.har.l 7-UOO Phone: 6-2923 Research, Development amd Manufacture ADVANCED E LECTRON I CS 511 Congratulations to the FUTURE GENERALS OF OUR COUNTRY 1 jrom YOUR FORD DEALER CLASS OF 1954 • RAY IMPELLITTIERE MOTORS, INC. 46 MAIN STREET COLD SPRING, N. Y. 512 J Always Look for These BRAND NAMES- They ' re Your Best Buy -All Ways! fj yt -f UNIFORMS Siihv 1893 . . America ' s Largest ALiiiulaclunrs oj Highest Quality Military Uniforms RAPID SERVICE ENGRAVING CO. INC BUFFALO 3. N. Y. 513 tllUlli o, ten ifoii minli of flowers, tlilnh of LjrabcrS, Quality flowers and service Corsages, wedding flowers, and flowers for all occasions Flowers telegraphed Est. 29 years Graber Florist Highland Falls, N. Y., Phone 6-2955 ED WALLNAU has gain.-.l il . ' CONFIDENCE of all his FRIENDS in thr COUPS an.l the KMY. His EOYAETY an.l SINCEHI ' I ' Y has.- ma. I.- Ihf PICCADILLY n..t a h..t.-l l nt a HOME in New York l. r WesI P.,inlers an.l th.- Army. " The Cadets ' best friend in New York " extends a friendly welcome to llie ORIGINAL CADET LOUNGE. ..not a |.r..m. lion sinnt. hut Ed ' s lifetime hobby. HOTEL PICCADILLY 45th St.— West of Broadway NEW YORK CITY 70(1 .S|ia ions rooms with private baths, showers, radio — many equipped with television 10% discount in Circi Lounge to Cadets and tlieir ftuesls. W rile .MTs.,nallv lo ED WALI.NAl lor Bearer-. Mcu e M- REO GOLD COMET POWER 1. For U.S. Army: Reo-Built Eager Beavers have Gold Comet Power 2. For U.S. Commerce: New Reo Trucks have Gold Comet Power U. S. HOTEL THAYER AT SOUTH GATE ENTRANCE OPEN TO THE PUBLIC FOR REUNIONS OF- l-RIHNDS in Februarys and Octjbers for Corps SqiiaJ meets and Football Games. FAMILIES in Marchs and Septembers tor 100th Night Show and Rin, Hops. V,r,,. M R. EmR- oi . M.w.,i,er 514 ► Pioneer in the Design and Production of Communication and Electronic Equipment Federal Telephone and Radio Company A Division of INTERNATIONAL TELEPHONE AND TELEGRAPH CORPORATION 100 KINGSLAND ROAD CLIFTON, NEW JERSEY lianh yJou JACOB REEDS The SONS 1354 HOWITZER Slatf Compliments of McAlisler-Davis Company 1439 South Be llevue Mnnphis. Teni lessee ♦ INDEX TO ADVERTISERS Aerojet Engineering Corporation 491 Alligator Company, The 498 American Express Company 467 American Machine Foundry Company 505 American Woolen Company 462 Arma Corporation 470 Armed Forces Relief and Benefit Association 462 Army National Bank of Fort Leavenworth, The 45S Art Cap Company 455 Arundel Corporation, The 456 Auburn Specialties Company . 470 Avco Manufacturing Company 460 Baker, Jones, Hausaucr, Inc. Barclay, The Bausch Lomb Optical Company Bennett Brothers, Inc Best Foods, Inc. (Shinola) Bohn Company, Inc., Chas. H Bristol Manufacturing Corporation Brown Sharpc Manufacturing Compan; Bu.ck Motor Division 492-49} Cadillac Motor Car Division 507 Caldwell Company, J. E. 448 California-Texas Oil Company 499 Camp, E. V 510 Chevrolet Motor Corporation 509 Coca-Cola Bottling Company 466 Colt ' s Manufacturing Company 484 Columbia Pictures 500 Consolidated Vultee Aircraft Corp. (Convair) 459 Continental Can Company 482 Continental Motors Corporation 457 Courtney Company, John J. 478 Creative Metals Corporation 474 Crescent Truck Company 490 Crowley ' s Milk Company, Inc 490 Dchner Company, Inc 511 Douglas Aircraft Company 475 DuBois and Son, Inc. 513 DuMont Laboratories, Inc 477 Engineering Company IV, The Chas. H. ' 472 Fairchild Aircraft Division Federal Services Finance Federal Telephone Radio Company First National Bank of Highland Falls First National Bank, Scranton Florshcim Shoe Company, The Flour City Ornamental Iron Co.. The Food Machinery Chemical Corporation Ford Instrument Company Ford Motor Company Franklin, The Benjamin Freddy ' s Restaurant French-Shrincr Shoes Fuller Brush Company, The Fulton Sylphon Division Gahagan Construction Company General Dynamics Corporation General Precision Equipment Graber The Florist Great Atlantic Pacific Tea Co. Grumman Aircraft Engineering Corporation Hahn Company, The Irvin H. . Hallicrafters Company, The... Harvey Aluminum Sales Compa Hercules Motors Corporation Herff -Jones Company Hoffman Laboratories Hotel Astor Hotel Piccadilly Hotel St. Regis Hotels Statlcr Company, Inc. Hughes Aircraft Impellittier, Ray Johnson Service Company Kermath Manufacturing Company Kilgore, Inc. Kingsport Press, Inc Koppcrs Company, Inc Krementz Company LaPointc Machine Tool Company, The. Lebanon Woolen Mills Lee Uniform Cap Manufacturing Compa Leone ' s Liggett Myers Tobacco Company MacDougald Construction Company . Manufacturers Outlet Sales Co., The Martin Company, The Glenn L. McAllister-Davis Company Mcrriam Company, G C Meyer, Inc., N.S! Michel Sons, Inc., F Mohawk Coach Lines, Inc Moore Printing Company, The . Mullins Manufacturing Corporation National Bank of Fort Sam Houston 450 Newsweek. 464 North American Aviation, Inc 449 Northwestern Fruit Produce Company 456 Parker House, The 457 Philadelphia Gear Works, Inc 494 Philco Corporation 445 Piasecki Helicopter Corporation 478 Ponscll Floor Machine Company. Inc. 456 Pontiac Division of General Motors 503 Radio Corporation of America 501 Rapid Service Engraving Company 513 Remington Rand 502 Reo Motors, Inc. 514 Republic Aviation Corporation 479 Rhccm Manufacturing Company 444 Riggs National Bank, The 453 Rogers Peer 451 Scintilla Magneto Division of Bendix Aviation 468 Sexton Company, John H 452 Sherman Transfer Companv, Roger 484 Simmon Bros., Inc. 474 Sinclair Refining Company 482 Spalding Brothers, AG 470 Sperry Gyroscope Company 489 Standard Oil Company (New Jersey) 473 Stetson Company, John B 471 Stock Construction Corporation 452 Sulliv.tn School 446 Sunshine Biscuits 454 Troy Savings Bank, The 494 United Services Automobile Association 446 U. S. Hotel Thayer 514 United States Rubber Company 486 Universal Moulded Products Corporation ... 452 ' erson Allstccl Press Company 498 Waterbury Companies, Inc 444 Wembley! Inc 490 West Point Taxi Service (A. Bosch Son, Inc.) 504 West Publishing Company 448 White Studio 506 William Elder Marcus 502 Willvs Motors, Inc 485 Worcester Taper Pin Company 454 Zippo 496 Zodiac Watch Agency 513 V ! 1 _ ' w ' v , • V.

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