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I m immmmmm II ADMINISTRATION page 27 CLASS HISTORY page 63 ACTIVITIES page l4l page 189 DEDICATION T is with pride and affection that the Class of 1961 dedicates its Howitzer to General Henry Clay Hodges, Jr. as the senior living member of the Long Gray Line. Born into an Army family in I860 at Ft. Vancouver in the Territory of Washington, he was the son of a West Point gradu- ate. His period of service to his country has spanned a full forty years. As a cadet, he became a Captain and devoted some of his time to the duties of a hop manager. He graduated in the upper half of his class and was one of its most popular members. Returning as a Math instructor. General Hodges witnessed the initiation of many of our current traditions. He saw Army football born under the urging and initiative of Michie, and with it the beginning of organized athletics at the Academy. Lieutenant Hodges went first to Ft. Clark, Texas where he had a minor encounter with some Comanches. After more frontier duty and his tour as a Math instructor, he returned to the West to command the Army ' s Indian Scouts. Subsequent years saw him suppressing the Moro Insurrection in the Philippines, acting as a Quartermaster, a recruiting officer, and a teacher, aiding in the action against Pancho Villa, and leading the .S9th In- fantry Division overseas during WWI. His varied and out- standing career command our esteem, and we of ' 61 are proud to dedicate to him our lloicitzvr. f f 4 One of the essential truths about West Point is that there is a dichotomy of forces of work. Tradition and change are both clearly in evidence all about us. It is easy to see the conflicts that occasionally arise, but the men of the Corps can feel that in a deeper sense tradition and change compli- ment rather than oppose each other. Forms and techniques that our predecessors cherished have been put to the test of time. Some of them have been altered. It must be so. But the real traditions lie not in forms. They are the basic values that are ingrained in the Motto and the Honor Sys- tem and heart of each graduate of the Academy. These will never change as long as West Point continues to fulfill her mission in shaping America ' s destiny. t The United States Military Academy has among its oldest traditions a reputation for being at the forefront of American education. This is vital in a world where a rapidly expanding technology finds many of its newest and most important applications in the military. Maintaining its leading position is necessary to provide officers with the broad educational background that the modern Army re- quires. This necessitates change — in curriculum, in facili- ties, and in techniques. But the basic character traits of the good officer have not changed. For instilling such qualities as integrity, self-discipline, devotion to duty, and love of country, traditions are a source of guidance and strength. Change and Tradition — the two do not conflict. They go hand in hand. The strength of the Academy and its success will always depend on both. They are inseparable. The Elective Program is introduced. FEATURES OF USMAAOMuu... 1 SMALL SECTIONS 2 HOMOGENEOUS GROUPING 3. PERIODIC RESECTIONING 4. DAILY PREPARATION 5. FREQUENT GRADING 6. THOROUGH REVIEW 7. ACTIVE PARTICIPATION 8. ADDITIONAL INSTRUCTION 9. REQUIRED PROFICIENCY 10, HONOR SYSTEM New rivalries are born! HE Class of ' 61 has seen a great many firsts during its tenure. We were the first to benefit from the new elective program, the first to wear the new T.W. uniform, the first to meet Air Force on the athletic field, and the first to serve on Army orientation in Europe. We saw 150 pound football added to our varsity athletic program with sterling results. Many of these firsts have entailed new tests and challenges. ' 61 is justly proud of the manner in which it has met them and of the record it leaves behind. 11 i I HE sound of the pneumatic hammer was almost as much a part of our lives as the clang of the assembly bell. We witnessed a tremendous amount of change in the physical plant. The wing of the hospital fell before the blows of the wreckers to give way to new barracks. The old Riding Hall underwent a metamorphosis and emerged resplend- ent as Thayer Hall. The East Academic Building became the Hilton. A road was painfully hewn from the rock behind 720. Lee Hall opened its doors as a new dragging facility. Projects of all sizes were initiated, and still others were planned. The Superintendent ' s House was renovated. The Plain was plowed up to permit the installation of a sprinkling system. Some careful calculations were rendered void as filling along the shore of Lusk Reservoir pushed its capacity below 92.2 million gallons. West Point acquired a new Catholic Chapel. Yet there is much of the old with us still. The 3rd division barracks are much as they were in 1851 when they were built. The library, the East Academic Building, Grant Hall, and many other structures remain landmarks that recall for us our roots in the past. Perhaps the future will see some of these, too, altered. But although we know that this must be so, we will see the transformation with regrets; and the sight of the old halls will ever strike a nostalgic note. m 1 K 13 ' uNE week: The Class of ' 61 has reached the end of its long and difficult road. This is the brief and fleeting moment of basking in glory and congratula- tions before we set forth again. It is also a time when perhaps the sense of tradition lies heaviest upon the Corps. The ubiquitous Alumni, young men and old, with their reunions and dinners are a tangible remmder of the Long Gray Line. As we march out for the presentation of awards and walk down the eager ranks at Recognition, we cannot help but feel deeply the fact that all this has happened countless times before and will happen again and agam m the future. We feel our place in the continuity and maybe a little of the oceanic sense. The moment, however, that best symbolizes our affection for tradition comes with Alumni Exercises. The Corps of Cadets honors the Long Gray Line as General Hodges, its oldest living member, pays homage to the Father of the Academy with a wreath. Progress and change notwithstanding, our ties to the past are cherished and strong. 15 .ill ' " ff ' K {If " £mil Oaather (•■-..r.-sscM- ..r r. ii,.iiiim)i, . ' :.;:ii j;Ttlvi)!i»,)3i I OR each and every man who graduates from the Academy, West Point has been connected with many dreams and ambitions. Some date back to those pleasant days of illusion when we first nurtured hopes of entering USMA. Some prognosticated our deeds in the dim future, and some anticipated the achievements we would make as cadets. Many of these hopes and dreams are still part of us. We can look back upon others, smiling with pride that they have been ful- filled. Inevitably there are a few that have perished during the harsh struggle with reality. Flirtation Walk is one aspect of West Point that is likely to remain unaltered. Along its picturesque length, many of us have made our plans and shared our dreams for the future. The mere name will maintain a tangy sweetness down through the years. A blaze of color and richness during the fall and a promenade in white and black during the winter, spring saw Flirtation Walk pregnant with the promise of new growth. Seasonal change in perfect harmony with annual traditions of summer, fall, winter, and spring. The situation is strikingly analogous to our own at West Point. We hope that here, too, the balance between change and tradition will be preserved. •s» l«l f " HOWITZER STAFF Editor-in- Chief: Associate Editor: Associate Editor: Advertising Manager: Business Manager: Circulation Manager: Photography Editor: Art Editor: Donald A. Barbour Kenneth H. Geiger Donald A. Dreesbach Harvey L. Brown Bruce R. Abraham Donald V. Lockey Ted A. Showalter David S. Price 19 In the pages which follow, we salute the Chain of Command that stretches from the highest echelons of the government to the immediate powers who con- trol our daily lives. In the nation ' s capital are made the general policies and objectives that are transformed, here, into specific rules and procedures. Since the initial assembly of the Class of 1961, we have witnessed the appearance of new faces at every level of command. As we graduate, we see a new administration assuming control. We wish them every success, and we are con- fident that the United States Military Academy will prosper under their guidance and direction. The President and Commander-in-Chiej JOHN F. KENNEDY 20 The Secretary of Di ti ic The Honorable Robert S. McNamara The Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff General Lyman L. Lemnitzcr, USA 22 The Secretary of the Artny The Honorable Elvis J. Stahr, Jr. The Chief of Staff of the Artny General George H. Decker, USA 23 % ' ' The Commandant of Cadets Brigadier General Charles W. G. Rich The Dean of the Academic Board Brigadier General William W. Bessell, Jr. The Superintendent, USMA iSpr General William C. Westmoreland b 1} if K 1 L f V 1 p4 Ht B, ' ' 4 1 -i M % ■VLi ig,. T i I , : ' •ri in •H p J Since its founding in 1802 West Point has continually in- creased in both size and scope. Today this expansion proceeds — in extent of curriculum, in facilities, and soon, in all probability, in the authorized strength of the Corps. A corollary of this steady and unslacking growth has been the progressive development of a more complex, comprehensive, and efificient system of admin- istration. We dedicate this section to the devoted officers and enlisted and civilian personnel who keep the wheels turning, the bells ringing, and the tenths fleeing. •ri u 10 •ri •ri section edited by JOHN J. NICHOLS n— r " Administration and Academics " seems to cover a vast field, and in reality it does. The administrative processing which a cadet and his records go through during his stay at the Academy involves an ingenious and complicated system of cubbyholes, file cabinets, and paperclips masterfully held together with several rolls of red tape, and is a necessity to each and every cadet. Academics pose a constant challenge to cadets in almost every field for nine months of the year. It is this portion of the Academy that has the responsibility for the intellectual part of the cadet ' s training. It is through these Academics that a cadet receives the " broad basic collegiate education in the arts and sciences " that will enable him to better serve as an officer in the United States Army. 1 -iiK iHE ' ;ftM=i»« First Ron:- Lt. Col. Kerr, G. M.; Col. Adams, E. S.; Col. Mallory, P. W.; Col. Wetherill, R.; Col. Hardin, J. S.; Maj. Gen. West- moreland, W. C; Col. Elliot, P. L.; Col. Wilson, N. B.; Col. Woolwine, W. J.; Col. Gregory, J. B.; Col. Capers, T. S.; Seconii Row: Lt. Col. Watson, J. R.; Lt. Col. Durham, E. E .; Lt. Col. Buchanan, E. K.; Lt. Col. Wheelis, R. E.; Lt. Col. Cameron, R. C; Lt. Col. Gaskins, S. P.; Lt. Col. Welles, G. H.; Lt. Col. Stephens, J. B.; Lt. Col. Jessell, J. R.; Lt. Col. Spigelmoyer, R. W.; Third Row: Maj. Calhoun, J. R.; Maj. Hutchins, G., Jr.; Lt. Col. Miller, F. B.; Lt. Col. Toon, P. B.; Lt. Col. Kasserman, H. W.; Lt. Col. Day, R. S.; Lt. Col. Boiling, A. R.; Maj. Flynn, T. F.; Lt. Col. Sebesta, A. J.; Lt. Col. Benson, G. C; Maj. Paulas, A. A.; Rear Ron: Rev. Father McCormick, R. F.; Right Rev. Msgr. Moore; Capt. Camp, R. E.; Capt. Manjeot, L. H.; Maj. Everett, F. G.; Mr. Todd, F. P.; Maj. Dobson, R. R.; Mr. Staple- ton, J. J.; Maj. Burns, L. H.; Mr. Smith, J. J.; Maj. Schempf, W. H.; Capt. Hazen, F. K.; Mr. Woodruff, J. L.; Capt. Wetzel, R. L.; Dr. Forman, S. [|.G SUPERINTENDENT ' S STAFF FIRST REGIMENTAL STAFF SECOND REGIMENTAL STAFF Lt. Col. Ott, E. S., Jr.; Col. Hudgins, S. F.; Maj. Lindahl, W. C. Maj. Alderson, F.; Col. Stilwel, R. G.; Lt. Col. Kelleher, J. E. I—J I ' i: ' " l M 1 (nlfSf- 28 I Front Ron: Col. Shick, 1.; ling C.cn Knh, ( , W (,., M.i|. Gen. Westmoreland, W. C; Brig. Gen. Bessell, W. M., Jr.; Col. Barrett, C. J.; Second Row: Col. Nicholas, C. P.; Col. Stephens, J. B.; Col. Esposito, V. J.; Col. Mallory, P. W.; Col. Bartlett, B. W.; Col. Gillette, E. C, Jr.; Rear Row: Col. Lincoln, G. A.; Lt. Col. Day, F. R.; Col. Heiberg, E. R.; Col. Billingsly, J. D.; COMMANDANT ' S STAFF ACADEMIC BOARD Front Row: Lt. Col. Young, R. E.; Col. Connor, A. O.; Brig. Gen. Rich, C. W.; Lt. Col. Cobb, J. J.; Lt. Col. Blazey, F. E.; Rear Row: Capt. Lillibridge, J. L.; Maj. Walker, S. S.; 1st Lt. Harrell, W. R.; CWO Sims, J. S.; Maj. Duquemin, G. J.; Maj. Hallahan, R. F. 29 The Company Maj. Heilbronner, E G, Arty, Co A-1 Maj. Partain, E A, Arty, Co G-1 Capt. Betts, E C, Arty, Co B-1 Maj. Henderson, D H, CE, Co C-1 Maj. Norman, W C, Inf, Co D-1 Maj. Kingston, J P, Inf, Co E-1 Maj. Cudgel, E F, Arty, Co F-1 Maj. deMoya, H G, Inf, Co I-l Maj. Ochs, E R, Inf, Co K-1 Maj. Schultz, J M, Inf, Co L-1 Maj. I.ee, B W, CE, Co Ml 30 . Tactical Officers Capt. Leder, F D, USMC, Co A-2 Maj. Conger, W E, Inf, Co G-2 Maj. Osteen, J L, Inf, Co B-2 Maj. King, R A, Inf, Co C-2 Maj. Roush, M D, CE, Co D-2 Maj. Dorney, J J, Sig C, Co E-2 Maj. Tallman, R J, Inf, Co F-2 Capt. McCormick, J W, USAF, Co 1-2 Maj. Kinney, R M, Inf, Co K-2 Capt. Miller, J R, Arty, Co L-2 Maj. Hoge, G F, Armor, Co M-2 31 h Department of English The English Department welcomed in the class of ' 61 with the usual deluge of themes, reading assignments, discussions, and speeches. This resulted in many research papers being finished with a sigh just as the reveille cannon sounded. Nevertheless we managed to master the King ' s English, even if it did mean going up and down the section ladder at each resectioning. Yearling year found us being pursued by the classics: Homer, Euri- pedes, and Dante — to name a few. Then there were the lectures by Colonel Alspach on the subject of Shake- speare, to instill knowledge in the unsuspecting troops. We received our liberal arts education from the Depart- ment with all the trimmings. First Class year found us being influenced by the many essayists whose articles were in The Pursuit of Learning. Even though the De- partment lost out by a small margin in the race for the " Tenth Taker ' s Trophy, " we gained many things of value through the instructors of the English Department. I Front Rou: Capt. Blair, A. H. ( Asst. Prof.); Maj. Webb, W. L. ( Assoc. Prof.); Lt. Col. Mahin, F. C, Jr. (Asst. Prof.); Lt. Col. Burton, W. C. (Assoc. Prof.); Col. Stephens, G. R. (Prof, and Head of Department); Col. Alspach, R. K. (Prof.); Lt. Col. Wallis, L. D. (Asst. Prof. Exec. O.); Lt. Col. Sanelli, A. A. (Asst. Prof.); Capt. Tague, D. R. (Asst. Prof.); Second Row: Capt. Johnson, R. L.; Maj. Baker, V. R. ( Asst. Prof. ) ; Capt. Stout, G. W.; Capt. Wood, M. T.; Capt. Kintz, J. R. (Asst. Prof.); Capt. Samouce, W. A.; Maj. Reynolds, D. H.; Capt. Fant, L. J.; Third Row: Capt. O ' Connor, M. L.; Capt. Rasmussen, J. W., Jr.; Capt. Wilhide, G. C; Capt. Shemwell, A. L.; Capt. Hurst, J. E., Jr.; Capt. Petree, B. E.; Capt. Vanture, P. S.; Fourth Row: Capt. Hilty, P. R., Jr.; Capt. Holcomb L. P., Jr.; Capt. Sullivan, J, J.; Capt. Burkhard, A. E. S.; Capt. Capps, J. L.; Capt. Kiefer, H. W., Jr.; Rear Row: Maj. Matthiessen, C. J.; Capt. Royals, W. C. Towards the end! 33 ■ ' Jl ' l i i 1 — f[ . ' ■ ' ' ;- • r ' T " " 3 2 -V: . Front Row: Capt. Noah, M. W.; Capt. Mitchell, J. D., Jr.; Capt. Alter, C. P.; Lt. Col. Cutler, E. C, Jr.; Col. Bartlett, B. W.; Maj. Schulke, H. A., Jr.; Capt. Dupke, C. F., Jr.; Capt. Morrison, R. C; Capt. McLean, R. P.; Second Row: Capt. Epling, W. Y.; Capt. Arnold, E. L.; Capt. Lasher, S. A.; Capt. EUman, R. P.; Capt. Luebbert, W. F.; Capt. Cordell, G. A.; Capt. Miotke, W. A.; Capt. Egbert, G. L., Jr.; Third Row: Capt. Koch, R. A., Jr.; Capt. Feir, P. R.; Capt. Galloway, F. M.; Capt. Leggett, W. T., Jr.; Capt. Benfer, R. H.; Capt. Miller, J. T.; Capt. Friedersdorff, L. C, Jr.; Rear Row: Capt. Burkhardt, W. A.; Capt. Thorsen, P. L. Eleciricii eboDi inikcot Lab ' s were exciting and stimulating. One guy burned out all the fuses in Orange County!!! 34 .. Department of Electrical Engineering Electricity, Juice, or the Mystery Hour all started one day when they told us there were little things called electrons that went one way, but the current flow was in the other direction. From that day on juice became a day to day spec course of things we didn ' t understand and half suspected weren ' t true. Resistance, capacitance, and nonsense made our days at the juice plant miserable. We learned the right hand rule for one thing and the left hand rule for something and the slide rule for going pro. We found Out, however, when it came to grades, the Department believed in the minority rule. We spent many hours in the lab trying to bone volts, amps, and tenths, but we got very little of any of them. This is the way it went through circuits, power, and electronics, until, near the end of the course, we finally learned the truth. All of it was just a big fib. We then came to the part of the course where nobody knew what was going on: Nuclear Physics. Finally after a year of frustration and lost tenths, we discovered that the reason we studied juice was not that it was true, but it worked. Even to many of us that passed, the course with flying colors, electricity is still just something that happens when we turn a switch on. 35 iM- 1 — — :t ti ' I. -- J . J 13- ; 1] i 1- Fro» Rou - Maj. Mattos, A. R.; Maj. Carballo, M.; Lt. Col. Germann, E. H.; Col. Renfroe, W. J.; Col. Barrett, C. J.; Lt. Col. Willard, S.; Lt. Col. Wentzel, D. B.; Maj. Corradini, H. B.; Maj. Moffet, O. E.; Seconti Ron: Maj. Hale, W. B.; M. Viollet, C; Capt. Holden, W. B.; Capt. Malouche, W. A.; Sr. Martinez, J.; Capt. Lindholm, A. T.; Capt. Pilk. J. R.; Dr. Tiller, P.; Third Ron: Capt. Bethea, J. D.; Capt. Creighton, N.; Capt. .Albright, D. G.; Maj. Wheeler, P. L.; Capt. Van D ' Elden, K. H.; Capt. Tausch, R. D.; Lt. Hayes, M. E.; Fourth Row: Maj. Leavitt, A. M.; Sr. Garcia, F. C. H.; Capt. Dinges, E. A.; Maj. Wildrick, R. M.; Maj. Burnell, R. L., Jr.; Maj. Tuck, R. C; Maj. Book, C. L.; Rear Row: Capt. Hilley, W. W.; Mr. MaltzoJF, N. S.; Capt. Szymczyk, R. A.; Capt. Wubbena, W. L.; Maj. Stapleton, S. L.; Capt. Maladowitz, R. J.; Capt. Mather, L. B. The I ofila Department of wbioj Foreign Languages 36 ri " Ahh! " the OOs and Ahhs of it. The Department of Foreign Languages was o ne depart- ment for which we really had to think. The only trouble was that we had to do it in a foreign language. Needless to say, this was not one of our easier tasks as a cadet. Not only did we study the simple grammar and vocabular) ' of a language, but we studied the countries so thoroughly that we began to think like real natives. The most etS- cient methods were used by the Department to start us thinking in our new language. The lectures, the labora- tory periods, and especially the class room discussions, gave us all the opportunities we needed to develop our skills. It was indeed a rewarding feeling to be able to understand better another country and its people. By gearing our minds to their atmosphere and getting an insight in how another part of the world lives and thinks, we broadened our outlook in a most profitable and en- joyable manner. Truely much credit is due the instructors for -their patience, ability, and understanding used in enlightening us. Language Labs provided us with an opportunit) ' The closing statements by the Trial Council. The Rebuttal and Final Statement by the Defense. Our classes in law were some of the most interesting classes at the Academy. It was here that we learned just what was meant by " intent, " " negligence, " or " reason- able man. " We learned just what the " " book " says we can and can not do. Later we put our knowledge to use by prosecuting our classmates. Sometimes it seemed as if we were " persecuting " classmates, but in the end we learned our lesson. The Department of Law did not make us all members of any bar association, but it did give us a thorough working knowledge of the Uniform Code of Military Justice, the United States Constitution and their many complicated interrelated aspects. We have been provided with the knowledge that an officer will find applicable to himself, his career, and his command. Especially after graduation, but even before it, we can use the knowledge which the Department of Law gave to us. Not only did it give us the basic background and fundamentals of the study of law, but also increased our ability to analytically and ration- ally look into a situation and pick out the pertinent facts. o« Row: Maj. Schmidt, E. M.; Col. Lough, F. C; Col. West, C. W.; Maj. Collins, R. J.; Maj. Forsell, G. T., Jr.; Rear Row: Capt. Heisser, G. D.; Maj. Hollander, B. N.; Capt. Finkelstein, Z. E.; Maj. Peckham, R. D.; Capt. Macklin, J. E., Jr.; Maj. Newman, V. H. H.; Maj. Robinson, J.R. Department of Law 39 WGR tenth taker finals in Math. Front Ron: Maj. Terrell, H. A., Jr.; Capt. Downey, N. B.; Maj. Huber, W. E.; Maj. Haskin M. L.; Lt. Col. Plett, R. E.; Col. Nicholas, C. P.; Col. Dick, J. S. B.; Col. Bixby, G. W.; Capt Lynn, G. A.; Maj. Sterling, J. E.; Capt. Costanzo, A. C; Second Row: Lt. Col. Karstedt, W. H Maj. Chandler, J. P.; Capt. Fife, T. W., Jr.; Capt. Otis, G. K.; Capt. Gibbs, G. G., Jr.; Lt. Col Smith, D. H.; Maj. Olson, K. W.; Maj. Geraci, A. J.; Capt. Courant, T. E.; Capt. MacLennan R. G.; Third Row: Capt. Patterson, E. D.; Capt. Emerson, D. L.; Capt. Barber, R. E.; Capt, Daggit, E. A.; Capt. Crow, J. E.; Capt. Reed, R. T.; Maj. Wagner, R. H.; Maj. Perwich, A. D Maj. Culin, J. E.; Fourth Row: Maj. Mathews, A. C; Maj. Caffey, L. W.; Capt. Friesen, H. E Capt. Bruton, G. S., Jr.; Maj. Beasley, R. W., Jr.; Capt. Davis, D. F.; Capt. Stukhart, G.; Capt, Barton, R. E.; Fifth Row: Capt. Baish, C. F., Jr.; Capt. Ewan, R. C, Jr.; Capt. Meyer, H. R.; Capt. Baldwin, W. R.; Capt. Cameron, D. H.; Rear Row: Capt. Croonquist, H. T.; Capt, Cousins, J. H.; Capt. Weeks, R. J. (Not shown, Capt. Spettel, C. L. ). I J woi lemi My »asli J Bui wl Wson Department of Mathematics i V £ It was during our two year hitch with the Math Department that we grounded ourselves in the tech- niques and principles we were later to need in our science courses. As we tried vainly to represent a hyper- boloid of two sheets on a paper of one sheet, we won- dered what it was all about. The daily routine of board work, " question boards, " " front boards, " drill prob- lems, and writs did more than teach us math. Slowly and painfully we began to improve our powers of logical analysis and reasoning. When the course was finally behind us, some of the techniques seemed to wash away with that ever present green chalk dust. But when, in later years, the principles were necessary; we somehow managed to bone them up more easily than before. Some of the more enthusiastic of our ranks sought a rematch First Class year in the form of an elective in Advanced Calculus. To some of the rest of us, it was enough that we had finally mastered the " slip stick. ' Now the area under this curve. THE l3E0 ' l96t NiirONSL DEBATE TOPIC anoula Adopl A Pro?ram of Compulsofy Health Insurance For All Cttiiens. 41 Department of Military Art and Engineering All the way from analyzing and studying an important battle of the past in Military Art to breaking down the components of forces on trusses in Civil Engineer- ing, the Department of Military Art and Engineering kept us on our toes in trying to keep up with them both in understanding and memorizing the study mat- ter. Military Art, which is the basis of the vocation that we are endeavoring to prepare for, gave us an oppor- tunity to analyze the evolution and application of the principles of war. This gave us insight as to some of the possible problems and difficulties that we might run up against during our career in the military. Aus- terlitz, the World Wars, and Korea all became part of our lives in studying the changing concepts of war- fare, in analyzing the tactics and strategy employed by the commanders, and in realizing the possible trends that might be used in the future to overcome or destroy the enemy. On alternate days, Civil Engineering took over our interests, by trying to install an understanding of movement diagrams, trusses, and influence lines. Military Engineering balanced our artistic inclinations with scientific concepts in order to bring about the object of their department. Both of these subjects added up to an interesting and challenging course, for which we are grateful to the Department of Military Art and Engineering. This, gentleman, is dirt, its properties are . ■ L km Front Row: Lt. Col. Hardin, E. L., Jr.; Lt. Col. McCoUam, W., Jr.; Lt. Col. Falck, W. D.; Col. Esposito, V. J.; Col. Schilling, C. H.; Lt. Col. Elting, J. R.; Lt. Col. Fisken, A. D., Jr.; Lt. Col. Heltzel, C. L.; Second Row: Lt. Col. Pitts, K. P.; Maj. Schulz, G. W.; LCDR. Duronio, V. M.; Capt. Esser, A. C; Maj. Hartline, R. S.; Capt. Aton, B. B.; Capt. Neil, J. M.; Maj. Tixier, L. B.; Lt. Col. Tansey, H. E.; Maj. Baer, R. J.; Rear Row: Maj. Jones, T. T.; Maj. Day, F. R.; Maj. Kelly, J. L.; Maj. Griebling, A. L.; Capt. Willis, E. M.; Maj. Steinborn, R. J.; Maj. Lansing, P. L.; Maj. Parr, R. J. 43 Sgt. Webster explains the difficult way to fill a can. Department of Mechanics front Row: Capt. Heitzke, K. S. (Asst. Prof.); Capt. Hendry, J. R. (Asst. Prof.); Maj. Sargent, H. L., Jr. (Assoc. Prof.); Col. Heiberg, E. R. (Prof, and Head of Dept.); Maj. Fink, G. B. (Assoc. Prof.); Maj. Boerger, P. T. (Asst. Prof.); Capt. Woodley, T. R. (Asst. Prof.); Second- Row: Capt. Goodwin, R. E.; Maj. Read, W. E. (Asst. Prof.); Capt. Hayes, A. L.; Capt. Wilson, R. M.; Maj. Tormey, J. H. (Asst. Prof.); Capt. Drury, R. T.; Capt. Moore, W. T.; Capt. Coyle, H. M.; Capt. Romaneski, A. L. (Asst. Prof.); Capt. Stevens, S. C; Rear Row: Capt. Andrews, E. P.; Capt. Ward, I. J.; Capt. Luther, J. E.; Capt. Miles, E. G. (Asst. Prof.); Capt. Sunle, A. B., Jr.; Capt. Hesterly, J. H. ( Asst. Prof. ) ; Maj. Greer, T. U.; Capt. Moore, R. D. ( Asst. Prof.). alle worl ttiygw wcwert m wkef course shi were sub ii hrrhthe onoursli ike end ol uJ water Second Class year brought us to the mysteries of the Department of Mechanics every day. We were intro- duced to such puzzles as enthalpy, entropy, and " unavail- able work " through the Fluids course. We also became very good friends with Carnot, Hooke, and Diesel while we were learning that a cycle wasn ' t something that has two wheels and is pedalled. Down the hall, the Solids course showed us that plebes weren ' t the only ones that were subjected to stress and strain. At the same time, we learned that everything that goes up doesn ' t have to come down — it can go off in the " x " direction or be stopped by a frictional force. This Department brought forth the fact that all of their answers could be found on our slide rules and only varied by constants. Toward the end of the year a lucky few went splashing around and waterfighting in Popolopen Creek and measured, to within 300% the flo w rate of the Creek. The course began with a smile and ended with an astonished look when we saw the approved solutions, but the hours spent in this Department were truly worthwhile. The smug look on the Prof ' s face as his answer differs from that of the class. By varying the fuel mixtures we will Front Row: Capt. Renfro, R. M.; Capt. Fox, J. E.; Capt. Birdseye, E. H.; Maj. Smith, W. C; Col. Schick, L. E.; Col. Broshous, C. R.; Lt. Col. Riedel, P. H., Jr.; Capt. Boylan, J. F.; Capt. Grugin, W. E.; Capt. Davisson, H. L., Jr.; Capt. Snyder, R. W.; Second Row: Maj. Devens, W. G.; Capt. Ulmer, W. F.; Capt. Stuart, J. R.; Maj. Clark, R. E.; Capt. Ebner, K. R.; Capt. Kimmel, R. G.; Maj. Salisbury, N. J.; Capt. Poteat, J. A., Jr.; Capt. Anker, D. C; Capt. Peloquin, E.; Capt. VanWyk, J. D.; Rear Row: Capt. McGowan, R. S.; Capt. Brinkerhofif, J. R.; Capt. Samsey, P. B.; Maj. McDaniel, P. B.; Maj. Eek, L. E.; Maj. Hammond, R. H.; Maj. Rogers, W. B.; Capt. Danford, H. H.; Capt. Smythe, J. D.; Capt. Dawson, K. E.; Capt. Leach, R. W. This newly reorganized department reflects the changes to come as the new Plebes study in ES GS. 46 Department of Earth, Space, and Graphic Sciences When the Class of ' 61 was under the care and guidance of this Department the name was different, and the courses had not yet been changed to accompany the new title. During our Plebe year we studied Military Topog- raphy, better known as " Squat and Plot. " This was the course that taught us how not to get lost at Camp Buck- ner and the course that aided us so much on A. O. T. details. This is, without a doubt, the most practical course for a junior officer the Academy gives. Also, it was dur- ing our study of Military Topography that we learned the methods that are incorporated in the making of maps as well as the map systems of foreign countries. Yearling year faced us with an almost unsurmount- able obstacle called Graphics, or " Squint and Print. " This course began with a careful explanation of what a pencil is and how it is used. We soon got into the use of the complicated T-Square and Triangle. Naturally we pro- gressed to the detailed drawing of such cute little things as artillery shells. Now, the Department of Earth, Space, and Graphi- cal Sciences delves into the intricacies of meteorology and astronomy, and they provided the courses in Geography that make an officer cognizant of the face of our Earth, as well as an abbreviated study of Topography and Graphics. Gentlemen, " Take-Instruments. ' 47 During the latter part of yearling year the Department of Military Hygiene presented us with a series of very interesting and informative lectures. Not only did we get a full picture of the value of the Medical Corps, but also we learned the necessity of maintaining combat effective- ness through the proper consideration of the individual soldier, and of both his mental and physical health. We also learned that the impact of the nuclear age and nuclear war will be felt as much by the Medical Corps as by any other branch. We were told of the advances medical science has made in its effort to provide the leader with the protection he wants for the physical and psychological safety of his troops. We left thoroughly indoctrinated. Department of Military Hygiene Col. Mallory, P. W.; Maj. Rogers, R. J. The Military Psychology and Leadership Department is now presenting three courses spread over the last three years at the Academy. " Yearling " year, the first semester is spent in learning psychology, the " scientific study of human behavior. " The second semester and part of " Cow " summer is spent with learning the Methods of Instruction. First Class year one semester is given over to the study of Leadership, that most necessary quality of an officer in the regular army. In " Yearling " year we learned the whys and wherefors of human actions although some- times we learned them the hard way, that is by the quadrant system in writs. In Methods of Instruction we gave a twelve minute lecture, two five minute critiques, and a thirty minute lesson. This training was undoubtedly of great practical value. A twenty minute impromptu lesson. ' Department of Military Psychology and Leadership Front Row: Capt. Clyde W. Spence; Maj. John S. Wieringa, Jr.; Lt. Col. Clarence W. Cyr; Lt. Col. Robert M. Richards (USMC); Col. Paul V. Tuttle; Lt. Col. Edward J. Geaney, Jr.; Maj. Herman S. Napier; Maj. Clarence M. Walters; Rear Row: Capt. Eugene Marder, Maj. Edward P. Crockett; Maj. Bernard J. Wichlep; Maj. Thomas W. Bowen; Maj. George E. Dexter; Lt. Col. William F. Schless; Maj. Volney F. Warner. —s. - il V Front Row: Capt. Haumersen, J. P.; Maj. Mathias, J. R.; Col. Billingsley, J. D.; Lt. Col. Tansey, P. H., Jr.; Maj. Ickler, J. F.; Maj. Sherman, R.; Rear Roiv: Capt. Lacquement, H. W.; Capt. Brain, T. H.; Capt. Thomas, E. C; 1st Lt. Philipp, R. E.; Capt. O ' Hair, E. A., Jr.; Capt. Check, J. A. Department of Ordnance Ordnance was the only course where you could be in the second section with a 2.1 average. This was the dept. that was never clued in about Firstie deadbeat. We would spend four or five hours studying automotive engines, and then most of us weren ' t sure they would work. The first part of the course was spent analyzing materials. Nobody ever seemed to know why we did it. We then parted ways, half of us trudging down the hill for auto- motives, while the other half were subjected to arma- ment. Automotives soon became a struggle to keep the few tenths the department was so kind as to give us. We finally came to the part where we had to tear down an engine and put it together again. Luckily, we only got one grade during the fiasco. The writs came on a " guess and get " basis: either you guessed all of it or you got nothing. Toward the end we finally convinced the depart- ment that the ballistic characteristics of a Firstie were not very good. When we went to Aberdeen we finally knew that the hazing was over. 50 : I Again by varying the fuel mixture, two years later . Bob shows deep dark concentration 51 Mr. Palone explains the manly art of self defense. Front Row: Mr. Palone, J. M.; Mr. Kress, J. B.; Capt. Wardrop, D. H.; Maj. Richmond, R. T. Mr. Kroeten, H. J.; Maj. Dallman, J. H.; Capt. Touchstone, S. M.; Capt. Thompson, E. A. Rear Row: Lt. Col. Call, W. T., Jr.; Dr. Appleton, L. O.; Mr. Bruce, R. M.; Mr. Werner, A. C Capt. Nutting, W. H.; Col. Kobes, F. J., Jr.; Mr. Sorge, R. E.; Mr. Lewis, W. F.; Capt. Harrison, W. L.; Mr. Linck, G. W.; Mr. Alitz, L. A. Office of Physical Education AVULOttk-y. ' r, This is not the Happy Hour that the rest of the Army knows. " Yes, No, No, No, keep going tfl l All the way from Plebe gym to First Class instructor training, the Office of Physical Education stressed their objective, which is to instill in the Cadet a strong desire for physical fitness, and a knowledge of competitive sports. During Fourth Class year, we learned the basic physical skills in swimming, boxing, wrestling, and gym- nastics. Toward the end of the year, a little relaxation came in the form of tennis and golf. Then during Second and Third Class years, we enjoyed participation and com- petition in such sports as handball, volleyball, squ ash, and even unarmed combat, but nobody will forget the ratty to class afterwards. Finally we progressed to First Class year where we had to face Plebe gym all over again. Luckily we were on the giving end this time. Also, we found ourselves coaching and refereeing in the intra- mural program. We shall always carry with us the ideals of sportsmanship and leadership given to us by the Office of Physical Education. 53 i As many times as I ever charged that thing I never caught the " P. " Front Row: Maj. Keith, D. R.; Maj. Connolly, T. W.; Maj. Alexander, G. L.; Col. Wood, C. H.; Col. Gillene, E. C, Jr.; Col. Jannarone, J. R.; Lt. Col. Campbell, J. B.; Maj. Carnes, R. C; Maj. Gershater, E. N.; Seconii Rote: Capt. Sheffield, N. G.; Capt. Kingdom, A. J.; Capt. Hoff, W. J., Jr.; Capt. Fox, W. I.; Capt. Ashley, F. L.; Capt. Schweizer, J. F.; Maj. Eraser, J. F.; Capt. Stevens, W. N.; Third Row: Capt. Debelious, C. A.; Capt. Haas, V. F.; Capt. Strubblebine, A. N., ill; Capt. Fullerton, G. R.; Capt. Einsel, D. W., Jr.; Capt. Smith, J. D.; Capt. Vanston, J. H., Jr.; Rear Row: Capt. Coffman, K. J.; Capt. Robertson, C. A., Jr. Department of Physics and Chemistry The Department of Physics and Chemistry attacked our schedule Yearling year and took quite a chunk of our time, both in the classroom and outside. This Depart- ment presented us for the first time with a real and actual use for some of the Mathematics we learned Plebe year. The theory and the practice of the laws of Physics and Chemistry could be easily understood when one had a firm grasp of the math that the Department handed out to us, but few were those who could even reach that high, let alone grasp. Of course, Physics and Chemistry were not always theory and problems. We spent many hours in the laboratory. The Physics labs always pre- sented us with problems that, to say the least, challenged our capability to understand the world and its intricacies. The Chemistry Department ' s laboratory periods seemed to deal with some of the potions that the alchemists of Merlin ' s day created magic with. However, now looking back on the courses of this Department, we can realize that we did learn quite about the " whys " of the world we live in. 35 li Front Row: Capt. Williams, T. C, Jr.; Capt. Ayers, T. D.; Maj. Thompson, J. M.; Maj. Brigham, E. R.; Lt. Col. Jordan, A . A., Jr.; Col. Lincoln, G. A.; Lt. Col. Rebh, G. A.; Capt. Hogan, W. D.; Capt. Patterson, C. H., Jr.; Maj. Bleiman, J. J.; Capt. Gerhardt, J. M.; Second Row: Capt. Thompson. E. R.; Lt. Col. Jones, F. P.; Capt. Wallis, C. R.; Capt. Dinkins, W. H.; Capt. Suplizio, P. E.; Maj. Tibbetts, F. E.; Capt. Brett, J. S.; Capt. Saalberg, J. J.; Maj. Tilson, G. P.; Capt. Morrison, J. L.; Third Row: Capt. Nerone, F. A.; Capt. Bell, W. R.; Capt. Karns, A. M.; Capt. Davis, E. D.; Capt. Garn, H. A.; Capt. Gates, A. J.; Capt. Sulenski, J. S.; Rear Row: Capt. Remson, A. C, Jr.; Capt. Jennings, A. B.; Capt. Denton, E., Ill; Maj. Leary, R. P.; Capt. Boatner, J. G.; Capt. Gibney, J. V.; Absent: Capt. Mangas, C. L.; 1st Lt. Adams, F. J.; Capt. Grant, M. S.; Capt. Ralph, J. E. Sir, I do not think I would have ever found it. 36 Social Sciences were without a doubt the greatest time con- sumer of all. It was during our First and Second Class years iiere that we were confronted with the Department of Social Sci- ences as they tried to enlighten our understanding of the social " hows " and " whys " of the world. Second Class year brought to us a very thorough study of the develop- ment of the world through the Dark Ages, the Renais- sance period, and then modern history. Our " spec the world " Geography course led us to all the countries of the world through such a thorough coverage that our heads felt like animated globes. It was the Department of Social Sciences that gave us an insight to the various forms of government of the major powers of the world. First Class year exposed us to the pocketbook problems of national magnitude which every nation must deal with. Of course we can ' t forget the little ol ' monographs of 4000 and 5000 words. We needed them to keep us busy and happy during Gloom Period. Actually, though we complained quite verbosely about these papers, they provided us with some of our most important training. All in all, we do realize that the Department of Social Sciences had given us that understanding of politics and diplomacy that an officer needs. Department of Social Sciences 57 Sgt. Conklin leads the band on the field during a half time intermission. United States Throughout our careers at West Point, we have listened to one of the finest and most versatile bands in the world. From Reveille on our first morning in Beast Barracks to Graduation Parade and " The Official West Point March, " the United States Military Academy Band has presented us with fine music and has made us proud to be associated with it. This outstanding group of musicians has provided the music, both military and otherwise, from Reveille until Taps almost every day of our cadetships. They have shown their musical ability by playing everything from Dixieland Jazz to " longhair " concerts, from Sousa ' s marches to Retreat. All throughout the football seasons, they provided us with entertaining and inspiring music to help us to victorious games. Also during our First Class year, they led us in the Inauguration Parade in Washington, D. C No matter where the Corps goes, the band goes also. We pay tribute to this finest of bands — The United States Military Academy Band. 58 The Band in forni.il iitiri. Kiriuii.iiulnl h M i| Si hcnipf . Military Academy Band The Band has just come out of the gate. : i,:) imm£ ' ■ ' ■ - x ..u. _ 4 . 59 Front Row: Lt. Col. Murray, P., Jr.; Lt. Col. Snow, B, C, Jr.; Lt. Col. Cameron, R. C; Lt. Col. Johnson, C, Jr.; Lt. Col. Spragins, C. E.; Lt. Col. Seaton, S. M.; Second Row: Capt. Bowen, J. E., Ill; Maj. Wier, W. B., Jr.; Maj. Hobson, J. B.; Capt. Hubbard, N. F.; Capt. Forrester, R. V., Jr.; Capt. Kennedy, E. L.; Rear Row: Capt. Hoenstine, C. A.; Capt. Leiser, M. H.; Maj. McAlister, R.; Maj. Owen, T. H.; CWO Wiggins, C. B. There are many technical skills to master in this business. The First Battle Group was the unit that taught us the technical side of our future trade. From the enlisted ranks, through the " Smiling Irishman, " the other non- coms, and the officers, First Battle Group is an elite organization composed of soldiers of the highest calibre. In field training during our summers and classroom tac- tics instruction alike, they did a splendid job of imparting the " broad basic military education " outlined in the Academy ' s mission. Though Graduation sends us to the world ' s far corners, we are not likely to come into con- tact with a finer collection of soldiers. We get both instruction and practice in using many weapons . . . and the soldier ' s best friend! ffl elite alltt. on tat- liodie First Battle Group Herkie is pleased with this week ' s work. Another of West Point ' s symbolic gates closes on our careers. he finger points i " Cadet lift through " rost tinted " glasses I ■I 10 •ri A n H i 1 II i w Every class enters the Academy as a collection of heteroge- neous individuals. Somewhere along its four year trek it is welded into one unique body with a record of accomplishments and char- acteristics all its own. The basic pattern is probably not much different from that of the Academy ' s earliest days. Such traumatic experiences as the initial adjustment of the New Cadet, Recogni- tion, the first leave, and Graduation will stand out in bold relief on the memory of any class past, present, or future. There are also subtler events and details that are the individual heritage of each succeeding class. We of the Class of 1961 have shared, too, our traditional and distinctive experiences. In these pages we record some of them. 10 A n H section co-edited by RICHARD A. BEHERENHAUSEN ARTHUR J. DOWNEY PLEBE YEAR I 64 1 During the first few days in our new home we were introduced to many strange and wonderful customs, one of the strangest, if not the most wonderful, being the nightly ordeal known as shower formations. If any one thing were chosen to embody all the events of Beast Barracks, it would be those shower formations. The visit to the squad leader ' s room and down to the sinks to wait in line for the shower. The jockeying for position in line, the countdown in the showers, the standing in line again — this time for foot powdering — and finally the happy moment when you reported that you had completed your personal hygiene habits for today. It all added up to . . . BEAST BARRACKS! 65 Getting uniform. 3 July 1957 and the transformation began. Starting that morning, 732 of us came straggling up to the gate in columns of bunches, all eager to exchange our civilian clothes for that historical cadet grey. It all started when we tu rned in our money and got a tag and a number. From then on we were herded like cattle from the first sergeant to the Cadet Store, to the barber shop, and back and forth across the area. But from utter confusion a semblance of order began to appear. Gay sport shirts were replaced by " Shirt, grey (TW), " the column of bunches was replaced by a column of squads, we marched out to Trophy point and were officially New Cadets. Getting uniformed. 67 Although we had now been transformed from civilians to New Cadets, we had yet to become Plebes. The next few weeks were spent on fundamentals. We learned Army drill and the Army daily dozen. We also learned the fourth class way to eat. How many small bites does it take to make a full and sufficient meal? And there was that dreaded command, " Plate, Attention! " j JI wmany Am . Tlate, i And then we ate a full and sufficient mea 69 i Learning lo be , and Tigers! Eight Saturday inspections taught us to be spoony, eight hours of bayonet drill taught us to be tigers, and eight hours of dancing instruction taught us to be " Fred Astaires. " Dancing classes were always fun. There was that element of chance as to whether you would end up a boy or a girl. Bayonet provided a release for some of that stored up hatred, " Squad Leader to the rear, long thrust series, MOVE! " The time was moving by and the training began to stress the military. We had to learn to live like field soldiers out at Camp Shea, and we came to know the meaning of the term — G. I. ' s. Then we prepared for the Plebe Hike. |ls| ' ff ' " ■ ' liir practii , . and for real. 71 i 72 We marched out of Central Area, let our chins out, and began the six days known as the Plebe Hike. We wound our way over the Hudson Highlands, seeing for the first time the terrain we would run into again and again on " West Point and Vicinity 1:25,000. " The hills never seemed quite as high on the map as they did when you were at the bottom with a full-field pack looking up. But there were always the rest halts and the chance to give your tired feet a breath of fresh air while your squad leader checked for blisters. The mornings we spent marching, but the afternoons were free and they were easily the happiest ones of Beast Barracks. The boodle truck managed to follow us wherever we went to provide us with ice cream and cokes; combined with the swimming and free time it made the hike seem like a vacation. Suddenly it was Saturday morning and we were marching in North Gate — stopping first to shine our boots. The band appeared in front of us, and we passed in review at 0800 hrs. — reveille was a little early that morning. The Plebe Hike was over, and so was Beast Barracks. We were ready to join the Corps, but we were (ired. . . . f and military. 73 The end of August and the beginning of a year, or per- haps a Hfetime. Memories of Plebe Year, Hke the pat- terns of a kaleidoscope, come in bright flashes of color, change, and are gone. As the years go by, the recollections of the discour- agements, the anxieties, the hardships of our flrst year of cadethood fade, and all that remains are comical incidents, unique memories that will summon laughter in later years. Mail carrier: " Why don ' t I have a letter. Mister? " " No Excuse, Sir. " The quick surge of anger when, just as you have completed the sorting of the mail, an upper- classman, eager to find his girl ' s letter, spreads it all over the counter top again. The decision making — who doesn ' t get a newspaper when there aren ' t enough for all the upperclassmen. Minute caller: " Sir, there are five minutes until . . . " The JOG forgets to turn the lights on the uniform flag and you can ' t tell if it ' s overshoes or grey jackets, or you miss the raincoat flag completely. " For dinner today we are having . . . " " There are 61 hours until Christmas leave. " Barracks Guard: " Sir, my ninth general order is . . . " How can you always end up on the second relief? Guard mount in the winter, under long overcoats. For the first month there was always something you forgot to do, but as the time passed each action became practiced and familiar. . this is the- last minute to be called for this formation. I knew you ' d get one today. Sir. All Right, Sir. ' - ' ' Guard mount The Start of the academic year brought, of all things, classes. We formed up in Central Area and marched to the EAB or WAB (the Riding Hall was still in the process of being converted to Thayer Hall ) . In the fall the advantage of being on the hivey side of the area was not immediately apparent, but the onslaught of colder weather made the warmer, sunny side desirable. After an agonizing session with the math department, we formed up and marched back to the area — from WAB it was only a matter of a few steps. In the morn- ings we also met with the OPE and the " Topo " Depart- ment, both classes included a workout, one — the daily dozen, the other — five flights of stairs! Boxing, Wres- tling, Gymnastics, and Swimming, with the latter being the most potentially dangerous. Mr. Sorge saying, " Mov- ing out to the second green line, supporting the rifle over your head, bob and breathe for 20 minutes! " The other activities claimed their sha re of casualties, broken noses in boxing, sprained knees and elbows in wrestling, and even a broken leg in gymnastics! i Fall and the football season went by in one quick, col- orful flash; we went to Philadelphia twice to play Notre Dame and Navy, but Philly wasn ' t good to us that year. Suddenly it was winter, and the number of days till Christmas leave became very important. Soon everyone was on their way home except us — but we were left in sole possession of the Weapons Room and other delights. mmmmmmmm HHft lUinme n die fall : the area blight of desirable. Minneii ' ' the mora- r Depart- daily Iheotbei jkeniK tflme. and Introduction to the left jab 77 i Christmas 1957 u M V ' k 79 ! il ' »|ooni No one but a Plcbc can appreciate Plcbe Christmas, to him It is a time of joyous relaxation, a time to disphiy himself to his parents and his girl in his shiny new role before it begins to tarnish. But all too soon Christmas was over and the Corps was re-united to face gloom period. The WGR ' s struck and the ranks on the shady side of the area were depleted by turn-outs. But those that remained continue to forge ahead through the snow and slush. A brief break in our routine life took place toward the end of February — lOOth Night — and it was wild. Fire hoses, sand buckets, shaving cream, showers, lockers overturned, alcove rails demolished, Washington Hall with more food in the air than on the tables — it was the last one. That winter also provided our class with another last — the last Band Box Review! Ready, wrestle The tables are turned for a night! ■ i IL I ■ Spring comes slowly to West Point, but from our van- tage points on Fort Putnam and Trophy Point — cour- tesy of the department of Mihtary Topography and Graphics — we watched hfe rise in our Rockbound High- land Home. We had another short taste of relaxation known as Spring leave, and to officially herald the com- ing of the new season the T.D. started its annual Spring buck-up. The OPE took us outside for golf and tennis classes. Drill and Parades came next along with little hikes down to the Main Gate known as Armed Forces Day Parade practices. White trousers returned to style and they all seemed to have grown shorter while lying in a packing box. Central Park on a sunny day in May, with twenty-four hundred Cadets changing uniforms while being watched by an equal number of interested civilians. Plebes were last in line as usual, but the best fun was after the death march was over and the buses were parked on 1st Avenue with all the windows cov- ered with brown paper while the uniforms were changed again. Armed Forces Day marked the end of the academic year, the WGR ' s and then June Week followed closely. The five days of June week passed by quickly, even though we were in confinement. We did get out for the picnic on Constitution Island. At last the moment we had waited for, arrived and we marched back into the areas for Recognition. It was all over now — Plebe year was on its way to becoming a memory — and we were on our way home! Uj, m II for the neot we ; inio the ilebejei ' ««ete Constitution Island and the only Plebe June week social. 83 i YEARLING YEAR In ffliintrj ' wplai at Hie foruiit) ' , ikePfl Vl ■ ik After 30 days summer leave we returned for a two month tour of rest and relaxation at West Point ' s own country club, Camp Buckner. We soon discovered that our planned life of leisure was never going to material- ize. The strange thing was that we liked what we found, a challe nging schedule of hard work to introduce us to the rigors of Army life. After settling into the routine of arranging our new barracks into a semblance of uni- formity, we eagerly awaited our coming clashes with the PFT, " Slide for Life, " and those ever present ag- gressors. FORWARD . . . 85 i 86 ' ■ ' ti «t t|| W» •Ml 4th Class Topo put to work ■ ' - -V. -J ■ ' ' A • «i. A This is called a PFT! New year, old soiree ik We soon discovered that climbing six flights to plot a map was a snap when compared to climbing the sur- rounding mountains carrying our M-l ' s and map boards. The spirit of ' 61 never wavered, even when faced with the PFT and the accompanying aches and pains which inevitably followed. Somehow an afternoon on the beach with our favorite drag and a supply of boodle eased our tortured muscles. All whites rapidly became our favorite uniform and waiting for the O. A. O. to change in the Harriet Rogers House our favorite pas- time. And who can forget a Flirtation Walk on night limits? Gimme a beer, quick Who forgot to pull down the shade? ( I i Are you really an eskimo.- ' 87 July passed quickly for us and before we knew it the end of " summer camp " was in sight. Confidence had been successfully bolstered by the conquering of such obstacles as the map course, the slide, the second PFT, and the numerous battles with those ever-present ag- gressors. New friends had been made and some even found that special someone, shyly awaiting their cadet blind date in Mrs. Holland ' s office. The last week saw us busily preparing for the Buckner Stakes. A prize of a weekend leave over Labor Day awaited the members of the company which scored the highest on the annual event. I a So this is how the monkeys do it. On to battle. , ■ ' U r. h mmaamm . 1 I . Hl ; %i Sniper par excellence M W Of course she ' s pro. First lap of the stakes. 89 The last weekend at Buckner was for many the most memorable. Friday night brought the costume hop and the county fair. The next day we paraded in all whites for the last time. The doors also closed on the cadet mess and the special Buckner privilege of dining with your drag within the cadet dining hall. Our first and only formal was a roaring success that evening and the hop committee went all out to assure that all enjoyed it to the utmost. Sunday brought a chance for our guests to gain a better insight of Army life through the media of excellent static displays. Thus the first chapter in our lives as upperclassmen had drawn to a close. It was with unrestrained eagerness and yet a touch of sadness that we departed Camp Buckner to begin the new academic year. 90 ik Noisemakers of 61 at work 91 » i rT Going to classes in the Riding Hall. 92 Wtlcomc back! But everybody goes to Flirty! ' ■ ' ' -V ' - 7 V. Sr f -- =— ' - : »-r- ' ' The arrival of yearling year brought with it a whole new change in our daily routine. Our former spoony appear- ance of dress gray and a wrinkled chin was replaced by the brown boy and drooping eyelids. For some, " yearling deadbeat " started in September, others worked diligently to survive the traps set by the various academic depart- ments. Chemistry labs gave us a chance to excel and S.T.M. ' s a chance to complain. Dragging became more of a pleasure than a chore as we made full use of the Weapons Room, the many hops and of course. Flirtation Walk. It was the year of " St. Peter " and we all basked in the glory of the marvelous Mr. D. Football was king and our triumphs over Notre Dame and Navy made the year thoroughly enjoyable. Our first Christmas leave passed much too quickly and we returned to face the onrushing gloom period. 93 " " ' P? ( Miss Iceberg 1959 94 For three months we hibernated beneath the folds of our favorite companion and almost before we knew it Spring Leave had arrived. April and May passed quickly and all at once it was June. This year we weren ' t in confinement and we found plenty of time between parades to lead a busy dragging schedule. Another year had passed and as we packed our bags in preparation for our 2nd Class Trip we only then began to realize that half the academic battle had already been won. •V trip to the Boodlcrs ( by snowshoes ) I 96 I COW YEAR I All aboard for sunny Florida The termination of our second year did not bring leave but instead saw us start on our first summer training trip. With high hopes for a month of relaxation and enjoyment, we prepared to invade Florida. Academics were not forgotten, however, as some of us got an intro- ductory lesson to Fluids. Those fortunate ones who did not have JP-4 in their fuel tanks managed to arrive at Eglin Air Force Base. Eventually the remainder of the class arrived and ' 6l was prepared to start on a class trip that was sure to be " Second to None. " f: ' ■ ' ' ■ Made it! And without using JP-4! 97 m M t ' Y «t % - ' t Sunny Florida failed to materialize for our class, but the rainy weather failed to dampen our spirits. The Air Force supplied the free beer and USMA supplied the free beer drinkers. Our first weekend saw a mass inva- sion of Panama City. Fort Rucker was our next stop and here for the first time we met the L-19. The thrill of handling the controls of the L-19 and the H-13 were not soon to be forgotten. Of course, the Alabama girls were also well remembered. On to Belvoir! The Army ' s Air Force. Boy, oh Boy! Free beer % if Norfolk gave us the big fellow. Maybe I should have gone to Annapolis. Even the Navy has an Air Force, Fort Belvoir brought us Engineer training and a week- end in Washington. The practical work afforded us, such as building a Bailey Bridge, far outdistanced the normal classroom sessions in stimulating our enthusiasm. After a final demonstration and the " boning " of all those " In- fantry files " we headed for Norfolk. Despite the fact that it was a Navy base, Little Creek, Va. proved to be highly enjoyable. Virginia Beach was easily accessible and the Southern belles were abundant. After our successful land operations we pre- pared for a day at sea on the U.S.S. Rockbridge. 101 Dragging pro to the last hop. ' 61 quickly acquired their sea-legs and being a sailor hardly offered a challenge. However, " sweepers man your brooms " was almost as bad as reveille in the snow. After a pleasant journey, we bid farewell to the Navy and rejoined the Army at Fort Monmouth. Fort Monmouth, in addition to their static display of L-19 ' s, proved to us that " wirepower is firepower. " The hop at Monmouth was a big success as we reac- quainted ourselves with the yankee women. As we headed back to West Point, we were able to pride our- selves for a job well done. Our initial class trip had been rewarding for all of us and we could now look forward to new challenges to be faced in our summer details. Some of our class would be shedding cadet grey for a month while enjoying a well earned summer leave. The rest of the class was headed for A. O. T. or a second Beast Barracks. 103 J 4 - No sir, I ' m not trying to hide MIT sure came in handy There must be an easier way 104 ' Have Gun, Will Travel The remainder of second class summer passed quickly f or our class. Many of us saw for the first time what the " real Army " was like. Taking full advantage of the A.O.T. program being offered at Fort Bragg, Benning, and Campbell, we were indoctrinated into the ranks of the airborne infantry. Those who spent their month of training in the South will not soon forget the sight of the officer ' s club after a hard day in the field. Unfortu- nately there was also a need for ' 61 in yet another New Cadet Barracks; but, fortunately for us, this time the shoe was on the other foot. Serving as squad leaders or assistant staff officers we ably assisted in the shaping of the new cadet. It ' s going to be a long month 105 m a USMA ' 61, Marching thru Dixie The inevitable has arrived — Cow Academics! Eagerly we plunged into the fray, but quickly we were lost amidst a tangle of leads, vector diagrams, ancient history, and, of course, entropy. We had a short southern vaca- tion while watching the football team beat the Blue Devils of Duke. The rainy South forecast the gloom that was to follow. At least we won the game ( adet-. can sleep anywhere 107 Academics wore on, and gradually we became accus- tomed to the new habit of studying diligently each night. We travelled to New York in anticipation of our first football clash and were disappointed in the tie which resulted. Our lives were brightened momentarily as we tried on the long-desired " crass pieces of brass " and carefully checked our sizes. What would it be — star sapphire, emerald, ruby, or some other precious stone? The choice was finally made and all that was left was to wait and hope. The Engineers proved that in our class the brains were at least equal to the brawn and the sound defeat they administered to the Goats was unfortunately a correct forecast of the Saturday which followed. S JiiS! riiS ; ilu ' .mnng tougl- Star man around end 108 [ r I Navy had overwhelmed us and the gloom was thicken- ing. A ray of sunshine was beginning to appear, for Christmas leave was soon to come. But not before we were introduced to the wonders of the monograph. One more big headache was added to our growing list of aches and pains. We were sure the end had come when deep snow blanketed our highland home hours before leave was to start, but even this did not deter us from heading in all directions at 1515. Home for the holidays at last with nothing but WGR ' s, a monograph, and gloom period to look forward to. It was just all the more reason to have an extra wonderful holiday season. Christmas leave at last What ' s wrong with this picture ' What has six wings and . I can so write! 1 his niiddic knows his wa around mam Once again academics had thinned our ranks but still we marched forward. Navy Exchange Weekends ar- rived and we were off to see how the " other half " live. The consensus of opinion was that we had it all over the middies as far as living conditions. Spring Leave was suddenly upon us and the annual mass exodus to New York City for a long spring weekend. Gloom period was ruled a success, for we beat Navy in the winter sports competition. " iF .r. . 1? ' Wait till next year. Bucky and Friends. i 111 gg frnmummmumamiimm Another finish Hne was in sight. The time was now passing quickly as " dragging weather " finally returned. The Corps travelled to New York for the annual Armed Forces Day Parade and the festivities which always fol- low the walk in the sun. And then it was over — the long hours of monograph research, the many section room mystery hours. Cow year had finally ended, and now it was at last ' 6l ' s turn to don the black shield of prestige. Gloom period Sure way to beat the gloom 112 lof im mmMk I u i 114 FIRST CLASS YEAR ,t The start of our 1st Class Trip. June I960. The time of the black shield had come. We hud finally achieved the long awaited status of first class- men and were eager to impress the world with our newly acquired importance. We moved up to Stewart AFB and embarked on our First Class Trip. We knew we had reached the top as we relaxed in the sensuous comfort of reclining bucket seats and were served de- licious catered meals by the charming hostesses of " Pine- apple World Airlines. " Our first stop was Fori Knox — home of the tank. We were welcomed by Gen. Johnson and a briefing on the combat arm of decision. General Johnson greeted us at Knox. • ' - -■ ' ' . ■:.- - : ' k If these were L-19 ' s they ' d be laying wirt 115 Tanks Shock action, fire poiver, and mobility — we saw them demonstrated under every condition. Not even a torren- tial downpour could stop the combined arms team, spear-headed by armor. Wonder if it was any drier in- side an M-48 than it was under those cadet rain coats? No one minded sitting in the rain for twenty minutes, because we had moved into the stands with a purpose. We saw tanks, rode in tanks, drove tanks, and fired tanks — and all grew to appreciate the capabilities of tanks. And besides it is so much easier to ride than walk. After the dusty tank rides, there was always the Fort Knox Country Club with the beer filled swimming pool. Finally we boarded our planes and were off to . . . Social life was prominent at Bliss. P " 1 We brought back many souvenirs from Juarez. Fort Bliss. Home of deadly missiles, sun baked earth and suntanned girls, and Juarez. After spending an exciting afternoon watching missiles go wild, explode prema- turely, or miss their targets (we were later informed that many of the misses we had seen were actually hits ) we flocked across the river to that colorful land of Mexico. From one home of the Artillery we jumped to an- other, Fort Sill. Here the Artillery re-couped its losses by demonstrating the devastating destruction of massed fire power and the pin-point accuracy with which it could be delivered. We also got our first taste of buffalo meat in Oklahoma. Cheer up, guys, maybe the drone will run out of gas. 117 -1 » « Next stop — Fort Sill Introduction to self-propelled artillery. ■j .ffS Next time try it feet first! And we call this a P.L.F. A jump school in miniature awaited us at Benning. 119 ' I) w 4 Airborne, Ranger, . Help Ma! ! And so ends our 1st Class Trip. Benning and the Infantry followed Sill. In a hectic four days we were introduced to Ranger training and the sawdust pit, Airborne training and the thirty-four foot tower. " Hup thousand, two thousand, three thousand, Airborne! " The night fire power demonstration was more colorful than Fourth of July fireworks and a little more dangerous. It served as a fitting climax for the trip and our visits to the combat branches. No more living out of B-4 bags. Our last class trip was behind us— we had passed the first of the milestones on the last lap and were on our way back to W.P. 120 . 1 W. . iflS ' N i»: fw ' »»« ) ' INi ?ijB R liW " " ' ■ ' " " ' BBC Eyes right On the other end of S.I. for a change wamB aamsm 122 Our own blithe innocence reflected. Returning, some of us weren ' t lucky enough to make the traveling squad and " elected " to stay home to take care of the new Plebes and Yearlings. Both Beast and Buckner seemed quite different on this, our second trip through. No more passing out plates, no more Camp Shea, more emphasis on the military side of training, train-fire instead of the old KD range — the Corps had . . . changed — even " Country-Club " Buckner had been converted into a miniature Ft. Benning with Ranger training and push ups exacted for infractions of the rules. Shreds of tradition still hung on: " Drop that bag. Mister! Pick up that bag. Mister! " The customary throw- ing of the departing First Class detail into Lake Popo- lopen — served to remind us of our own recent past. " ■ " ' ™™ ' ' We made them New Cadets in name- 5 .v c|-V i " then in fact! Now try it one more time. ' 123 Shortly after tlie end of the First Class Trip, a little more than one-third of our class moved back to Stewart AFB and embarked on an even longer trip — to Ger- many. From the time we left Stewart and the land of the round door knobs we were acting the role we would assume for real one year later — new Second Lieutenants. For one month we supervised maintenance, made in- spections, taught classes and P.T., attended officers ' cof- fee call, took part in field problems, and saw a little of Germany — even if it was only " Graf. " S.I. in the yVrmy. The flag is up, the flag is waving , I wonder where this came from. ' ' 125 nm New responsibilities riic- dreaded weeliend guard tour By the end of August we were again assembled together within the walls of our " Rock-bound Highland Home " anxiously awaiting the publication of Administrative Memorandum number 55, commonly known as First Class Authorizations. Its arrival marked the beginnings of a new era — week night movies, authorized visiting during C.Q., Sunday afternoons off post — freedoms here- tofore unknown to us as cadets. After Labor Day Week- end we were thrown into the midst of another academic year, but this time it was the last one. Relaxing in our club 126 -. - Jt-N Wonderful West Point weather What did he say? What if the O.C. comes? First rally of the season m Beautiful isn ' t it! It pays to be a Hop Manager The month of September was very important to us, for on the second weekend of that month we received, in a small blue box, a token symbolizing four years of hard work, a visible reminder that we were First Classmen and that the long game was in the last quarter. We re- ceived the rings on Saturday afternoon and spent the rest of the day with our eyes glued to the third finger of our left hand. The Ring Hop that night was also an en- gagement party for many — we weren ' t the only ones who received rings that day. Col. Stillwell provided us with an after dinner speech dedicated to " the girls " — the mothers, OAO ' s, fiancees, and wives who provide so much to a military career. Before going to sleep that night we took one last look — and sure enough — 1961 reads the same upside down a nd backwards. The Big Dance L mam Have a heart, Sir! As per usual, the football season was the highlight of the fall, complemented of course by the inescapable parades and inspections of the T.D. We played Syracuse in New York City, and it was easily the best game of the season for us. Mr. Kennedy (this was before the election) was in New York and was seen by several cadets on their way to and from hotel rooms. Pittsburgh was a long train ride away, but we finally made it, only to watch the team outplay Pitt and end up with a tie. Warming up for the Orangemen Our Homecoming Queens II We responded with reserve There were new courses. or eagerness. There were opportunities to relax. M V ' This day will never be forgotten Leaders of the 2 00 Mule Tear Ours was a frustrating visit to Pittsburgh Cheerleaders Supreine. H airan Co-captains share a brown boy 132 Send-off, Ranger style The Big Sendoff With our Class Committee working overtime, the T.D. and the Academic Departments were finally convinced that the one day of class between Thanksgiving and Navy Game wasn ' t essential, and we were given an honest-to-goodness Thanksgiving vacation, from Wed- nesday through Sunday. Those of us who didn ' t or couldn ' t take advantage of the long weekend were there for the rally and the team ' s send-off, the rest of us tried to raise our spirits as best we could outside the fifteen mile limit. Nothing needs to be said about the game except: W it till next year! The long trip back 133 The Juarez Warrior Right after Navy weekend the OPE scheduled the PFT, and stair climbing — or even walking down hill — be- came a problem. But the pain went away, and for most of us it meant only one to go. The car show was the big attraction of the season and a chance to test sales resistance. The sight of all those shiny new automobiles caused the over extension of many eyeballs and wallets. Even the warnings of the Department of Ordnance and the T.D. had no effect on the mad rush to sign contracts for cars financed at $80 a month for 80 months. 135 S.I; ' - • «»• We had the Firsty Club, s We were somewhat askance at the magnitude of the decisions confronting us . . -- »jarf Our last Christmas leave behind us we were faced with gloom period once again. Snow and monographs com- bined to keep us inside, and prison pallor spread like the measles throughout the class. We marched down to Cavalry Plain to learn how to march down the streets of Washington. In between the practices for the Inaugural Parade we managed to test drive some of the new cars, and more orders were signed. Foreign cars did a brisk business in spite of government attempts to reduce the gold outflow. The onslaught of General Winter brought considerable ice and snow to the Point, and those of us who couldn ' t ski soon learned how on the way to Ord- nance lab. For those of us boning Air Force, February was the important month, for that was the time of the service drawing. The rest of us drew our future lots in March. March also brought Spring Leave. April gave the OPE the last chance at our tired bodies with the PFT and O.C. It ' s a good fit, take it home May 3, 1961. . ir-s 137 i WELCOME ALUMNI AND EX -CADETS CL4SSES The Wcil Poinl Army Mcsi will opcralc- n blanch m ihc old F.iil Class Club o.c. Alumm Headquarle.5 liom UOO to 2400 hou.i daJy ; Satufday 30 May thru Tuesday 2 June n:la! NO ADMITTANCE TO CADETS The Climax That last Parade i I }. I ' _ « Tlie}r youra leceivii loitk «i I Only one more day! Spring of 1961 — what a magic sound those words have! The 3rd of May brought the car dealers eyi masse as they delivered their shiny cargo. May was here, could June be far behind? Sure enough one day the Plebes began to recite the June Week schedule. June week was a happy blur, but three moments stand out: watching your company pass in review during Graduation Parade, receiving your diploma, and finally, at last, signing out for the last time: Graduation Leave!! 139 k 140 10 •ri •ri •ri (8 From primeval days of the first cadet till today, the members of the Corps have managed by some means of other to secure for themselves that nebulous and elusive commodity, " free time. " Their uses of this prize have always been a monument to the diversified interests, ingenuity, and imagination of the Corps. Some of these pursuits were enjoyed as much by our predecessors as ourselves. The hops and social functions and the inevitable " pad " could be cited in this connection. Today, we point with pride to a lengthy and definitive roster of activities, both organized and informal, that enable the cadet to enjoy himself in a con- structive manner and to round out his personality in unstrained association and cooperation with others. n •ri •H section edited by JAMES B. RAYNIS m mmm Bm WL Activ: an ex aiiesti Diviii bmc up in H The I96O-6I year saw cadet activities flourish under the able supervision of Major Duquemin and the Special Activities Office. The fact that cadet activities are really an expression of the interests and desires of the Corps is attested to by the flexible and fluid nature of the total program. This year saw the established clubs continue to provide opportunities for self expression, new know- ledge, and fun. Several new activities such as the Skin Diving Club developed into going concerns and a few brand new groups such as the Bowling League sprang up in response to popular demand. A few clubs including Ordnance and Weight-lifting lapsed as cadet interest shifted to other fields. A trend to individual projects characterized the year. It was a year in which cadets made full use of the rich program available. Like — movin " , man! " But, sir, I did plug it in! Most popular activity — Dragging ■P r The card that talks Honor Committee Each member of the Corps of Cadets is his own personal honor representative. The Honor Committee, however, maintains and perpetuates the high sense of honor within the Corps. The Honor Committee had its origin in the latter portion of the nineteenth century in the form of a vigilance committee. Its members took it upon them- selve s to uphold the honor of the Corps although they had not been recognized by the authorities as an official organization. Shortly after World War I, however, an official Honor Committee was organized. This committee was given the responsibility of instructing the new cadets in the Honor Code and Honor System, of guarding against practices which were incompatible with the high ideals inherent in the Honor Code, and finally, of inves- tigating conduct which appeared to violate the principles of honor. Today, the Honor Committee maintains these ideals by upholding the premise that " A cadet does not lie, cheat, or steal. " front Rou:- Hale, M.; Glass, R. (Cadet-in-Charge); Col. A. O Connor (Officer-in-Charge) ; Vanderels, T.; Ackerman, D. Second Row: Nutt, S.; Manning, J.; Stone, T.; Offringa, P. Roberts, H.; Dorr, J.; Jackson, R.; Steege, R.; Zimmerman, J.: Green, C; Rear Row: Esselstein, W.; Yancey, P.; Counts, T Cameron, R.; Conley, W.; Fritz, M.; Fischer, J.; Thompson, R. Belknap, W.; Siegenthaler, H. 142 wiiiiiiaui it Under the able guidance of Col. Richard G. Stillwell and Capt. George S. Oliver, the 1961 Class Committee has worked unceasingly toward the betterment of the class and the Academy. As Yearlings, the committee promoted the conversion of the old USMA Museum to Lee Hall and furthered the improvement of the Weapons Room. The committee gained in status with the advent of the class weekend. Toward the end of the Second Class year, the committee submitted a list of proposed additions and changes for First Class Authorizations. Expanded First Class Authorizations and the long Thanksgiving-Navy Week-end were obtained. June and our black shields brought the committee new responsi- bilities including the supervision of the purchasing of automobiles. The 1961 Class Committee proved that no task was too difficult nor too small for its consideration. It was the epitome of the class motto: ' 61 — second to none. Left to Right: Harrell, R. (Treasurer); Guerzenich, R. (Secre- tary); Hannon, H. (President); Col. R. G. Stilwell (Officer- in-Charge); Joulwan, G. (Athletic and Recreation Rep.); LaBorne, E. (Vice President); Heiberg, W. (Historian and Automobile Committee Chairman ) . r o t Ron: Harrell, R.; Hannon, H. (President); Col. R. G. Stilwell ( Oflicer-in-Charge ) ; LaBorne, E.; Guerzenich, R.; Second Row; Joulwan, G.; Lionetti, D.; McCreary, H.; Roberts, H.; Eggleston, M.; Royce, J.; Tyler, J.; Hansell, C; West- pheling, C; Hodges, H.; Heiberg, W.; Rear Row; Turnage, J.; Cowan, B.; Scidl, J.; Hampton, R.; Pusser, T.; Chism, J. W.; Brown, E.; Adams, J. G.; Maio, J.; Zimmerman, J.; Hrica, G.; Lenhart, G.; Dalgleish, G. Class Committee 143 I mMamsmmam Ring and Crest Committee After three years of hard work, we of the ring committee, on 10 September I960, saw our efforts reproduced in gold. Fourth Class Year was spent in creating the design of our class crest. We had a tough time in deciding some of the details, but we feel that the crest represents the spirit of the class of 1961. During May of Our Plebe Year, we saw our first product, the 1961 " A " pin. Third Class Year the class voted on the ring which they will proudly wear for the rest of their lives. During the fall of Second Class Year, we helped the class order their rings. With the ordering and sizing formations completed, we realized the big day of 10 September I960 was fast approaching. Reorganization Week of First Class Year found us all busy working on the ring presentation cere- mony and the ring banquet. Finally on 10 September i960, we received our rings, which are truly second to none. Chairman Ralph Garens confers with Col. Stilwi Charge of the Ring Committee. 1. Orticer-in- Front Row; Taylor, J. B.; Boylan, P. J.; Garens, R. W. (Chair- man); Leland, E.; Popovich, M.; Oliver, J. B.; Second Row: Blesse, J.; Mace, D.; Obermeier, R.; Sciple, C. B.; Dyer, T. N.; Kewley, R. H.; Oaks, J. F.; Raynis, J. B.; Rear Row: Palmer. P.C.; Oliver, R. L.; Sommercamp, J.; Connolly, J. C; Murphy, P. J.; Harrell, R. G.; Skotzko, M.; Not present: Sands, P. J.; Dunning, R. k 144 1 From Row: Brooks, D. Mallory, P.; White, D. (CIC); Cullum, R.; Second Row: Budge, L.; Haise, J.; Bradford, B.; Sherburne, T.; Gillespie, D.; Evans, A.; Walker, S.; Steege, R.; Hruby, K.; Rear Row: Webster, G.; Leland, E.; White, L.; Seidel, B.; Olsen, E.; Walsh, M.; Hodell, C; Magness, T. The Hop Committee comes through again Cadet Hostesses Mrs. Holland and Mrs. Schandler with Special Activities Officer, Major Duquemin t|00RDtHKnM 1(£LE Hop Committee The Hop Committees, 96 strong, have endeavored to alleviate the seemingly strict and austere atmosphere of West Point by injecting a bit of the Hghter and more frivolous into cadet life. Arranging and helping to co- ordinate social events in general and hops in particular, the class Hop Committees have functioned at Graduation and Ring Weekends, during class trips, at Camp Buck- ner, during Plebe Christmas and during every weekend throughout the regular Academic year. Although a somewhat thankless job while a cadet, the training re- ceived by the individual Hop Manager in areas of organ- ization, decorations, and introductions help him to tackle the rigors of protocol as an officer in the armed forces. 145 Row: Protzman, R.; Webster. G.; Baldwin. B.; Stoi J.; Ackerman, D.; Heimdahl, P.. Wanner, f.; Denny. J.. Hciman. C; Boeve L.; Robertson. W. (CIC; Mr. Davis. J. A. (Director!, Maj. Lee, B. W lOlO Capt. Harrison. W. L.. Jr. ( Asst. OIC; ) Cerasoli. R.; Heiberg. W. McCormick. J.. Wold, D.; Woodward. H.; Sommercamp. J.. Sciple. C. Hokins. A.; Seltz. W.; Granneman. R.. Hampton. R.; Hardjn, M.. Oaks. J. Kewley, R.; Second Row: Wong. R.; Foss. A.; Grahn. N.; Wagner, J. McCarthy. T.; Otto. S.: Hudak, S.: Ro hous. R.; Carnes, C; Miller. C. Waggoner. I.. Miller. B.. Williamson. R.; Roller. J.; Gilbert. M.. Kirkegaard P.; Crowell. A.: Gray. F.. Third Row Aho. C. Daughcrty. W.: Stidham R.; Bassetl. B.; Ischinger. M.. Rucker. .1,. Finlayson. .1.; Martin. J.. Grifhn T.; Bassett. B.; Quist. F., Blair, R.; McAdams, R.; Mayhew. B.. Hvans, D. Vineyard. B.: Little. A.; Mackey, E.; Fourth Row: Walters. R.. Kleb. G Dorland. J.; Sornson. R.; Mosley. C. Kamm. E.. Teed. D.; Chittenden. R, Demaret. W.. Zengcrlc. J.; Allen K.. Huneycuti. T.: Colburn. N.. Kindlt berger. H.. Johnson. R.; Stone. D.. Fifth Row: Nestlerode. H.; Baldwin. R Lonsberry. G.; Boehlke. R.; Cornell. J.; Thompson. T.; Kelton. E.; Allen. D OberhiU, J.; Gnsham. J.; Kufeke. R.; Oden. D.: Bivens. R.: Wells. J, Herd. J.; Vitale. R.; Galloway. D.: Cauthen, W.; Sixth Row: Woodle, C Erwin. G.; Delgado. C; Thompson. T.; Gnsham. J.: Crisler. R.; Kvam. K Cromartie. G.; Davis. W.; Bennett. D.; Seventh Row: Rezek. R.; Dickey. J. Carlson. R.. Schaum. E.; Lang. J.; Kvam. K.. Page. G.; Heneman. H.; McNeil, R.; Rear Row: Bodner W.; Thomas. H.; Davidson, J,; Lundin, J.. Gideon, W.; Fellows. D.; Myers. D.; Brumbach. P.; Schaum. F.. VarncU. A. The Cadet Chapel choir, two hundred strong, has the task of providing devotional music each Sunday morning in the Protestant chapel. The choir, under the able direction of the Organist and Choirmaster, Mr. J. A. Davis, conducts rehearsal each Wednesday night in preparation for each Sunday ' s service. But this is not the extent of the choir ' s mission. On the lighter side, the choir frequently makes trips to New York City and vicinity to participate in religious services of various churches. In this way, choir-members have time to relax away from the Academy and, at the same time, to create a lasting favorable impression of West Point in the surrounding communities. All in all, the Cadet Chapel Choir has become a most enjoyable and profitable extra-curricular activity. Cadet Chapel %4j Jim Oaks and Maj. Lee discuss program with Mr. Davis Probably the most prominent building at West Point, the Cadet Chapel towers over all of its surroundings. Its one large central tower rises behind Washington Hall, and it has been acclaimed as a magnificent example of gothic architecture. The building is adorned with many carvings and figures, such as King Arthur ' s sword, " Excalibur. " Inside, the Chapel again displays its mag- nitude, measuring 200 feet by 72 feet. The stained-glass windows above the Chapel main door have been dedi- cated to the Graduates who died in the World War, in the hope that the Academy may " have sons like these from age to age. " This dedication says in a single sentence what the main purpose of this magnificent building is. That purpose is to help build men morally strong. Cadet Chapel: Rigid Splendor Assistant Chaplain Ford 147 H H R m mmssi smm Msgr. Moore Father McCormick Catholic Chapel The Catholic Chapel of the Most Holy Trinity was consecrated in 1900. Designed by Heins and La Forge, it is a copy of the St. Ethelreda Carthusian abbey in County Essex, England. A new annex was added to the chapel in 1959 according to plans prepared by Alfred Reinhart, and was rededicated in September 1959 by Cardinal Spellman. This new addition to the chapel was financed by subscription from graduates and cadets. The chapel attended by post personnel as well as cadets, now has a seating capacity of 550. ;:iL J " Choir Members: Front Row: Zaldo, M.; Schall, J.; Holz, R.; Winters, J. Kilkenny, J. (CIC); Maj. Roush, M. (OIC); Paone, J (Cadet Director); Fischer, J.; Hansen, C; Looram, J Davis, R.; Hricz, G.; Second Row: Kirby, J.; Alcala, R. Pogorzelski, J.; Nahlik, G.; Kryzkowski, F.; Simonetta. R. Dieal, W.; Borrello, R.; Seiwert, A.; Thomson, A.; Ong, R. McGrath, R.; Third Row: Wasaf, S.; Byrne, D.; Winters R.; Zenker, E.; Popielarski, S.; Ryan, J.; Moore, T. Wajick J.; McNamara, P.; Fourth Row: Keteltas, G,; McClatchey J.; Dworsak, W.; Gallagher, R.; Melanson, R.; Whitehead W.; Fifth Row: Cardile, F.; Kauza, J.; Shepard, J.; Cooke. W.; Kilroy, M.; Scharf, R.; Downey, W.; Grolemund. W. Carney, T.; Sixth Row: Muratti, J.; Candon, Y.; Wilson N.; Wall K.; Werner, J.; Rear Row: Kingston, W.; Kelly P.; Ahern, J.; Casey, T.; McCullough, R.; Adams, J. Joe Paone, Director of Choir, with Organist Ernie Muro From the demanding days of plebe year through grad- uation and beyond, the " padres " and the Chapel exert a guiding influence on our Hves. Mgr. Moore and Fr. McCormick have unwearingly worked to help us develop as sound, mature Catholic adults. Through the Cardinal Newman Forum, the Acolytes, and the Choir, we have learned and practiced our Faith. The Catholic Chapel squad, growing every year, is making adequate use of the enlarged chapel and the new facilities. Daily Mass, Sunday Mass, trips to St. Patrick ' s Cathedral, choir practice, acolyte rehearsals, retreats at Mar} ' knoll, Holy Week and Lenten services, and Baccalaureate Sunday will be permanent memories of cadet life. Holy Trinity Chapel will hold a special place in our lives, wherever we go, in whatever circumstances we find ourselves. The keen wit of Msgr. Moore and the ready smile of Fr. McCormick will always remain with us as symbols of a warm and lasting friendship that was borne at the Chapel and whose bonds will not be weakened by the passing years. Truly, the Catholic Chapel has been successful in giving us the tools needed to defend and practice our Faith effect ively. Morning Mass at Holy Trinity 11 149 fimu ' m mm jmmmixmmMMmmMK Front Rou: Silverman, M. N.; Drazcn, G.; Marrow. A., Ganderson, M.; Entlich, R.; Goldberg, B.; Sperman, S.; Rosen- berg, M.; Rear Row: Rice, L.; Benjamin, B.; Waters, L.; Weiner, S.; Joseph, I.; Hollander, K.; Weisel, S.; Noble, L. The Old Cadet Chapel served the cadets for 75 years, from 1836 until 1911. When the construction of new academic buildings necessitated the removal of the Chapel, the sentiment attached to this building was such that it was removed stone by stone and rebuilt in the cemetery where it presently stands. Professor Weir ' s painting, " Peace and War, " is above the altar, while black marble shields bearing the names of generals of the Revolution adorn the walls. Service at the Old Cadet Chapel The Old Cadet Chapel in winter 1 i f B . i m Rabbi Kahan preaches at Jewish services ■ ' Mu i i The Squad falls in. Jewish Chapel Each Sunday the Jewish Cadets make the long march to the Old Cadet Chapel to hold their services. Here, under the spiritual guidance of Rabbi Norman Kahan and with the capable leadership of Captains Bennet Hollander and Eugene Marder, the Chapel Squad has had a very successful and beneficial year. The Choir, under the direction of Sp. Robert Guralnik, is selected from among the members of the Chapel Squad and sings at services each week. In addition, the Choir has made three trips to nearby communities to participate in services and religious activities. Undoubtedly, the religious training received at the Academy will assist these cadets in becom- ing excellent citizens and officers in the future. Reading the Torah Debate Council V. p. Mick Seidl and Pres. Reggie Brown The Debate Council and Forum is a confederation of two major extracurricular activities and has a member- ship of more than 800 cadets. The mission of the Council is to improve the cadet ' s ability to communicate effectively. In keeping with its mission, the Council is designed to give cadets an oppor- tunity to speak frequently and in various situations. In addition to competing against some 400 colleges and universities last year, the Council sponsored intramural and novice tournaments within the Corps. To top off its activities, the Council is host to the National Debate Tournament which decides the intercollegiate champion- ship in this country. Debate Council Chairman Howie Graves coordinates with Forum Chairman Bruce Seidel. Rcgj;iL ' was a winner last year, too 152 The Forum is designed to broaden the cadet ' s academic and cultural background. Members of the Forum travel all over the country to discuss topics of national import- ance, and colleges and universities throughout the coun- try come here to discuss similar topics. Participation in these discussions widens the cadet ' s horizon and improves his knowledge of domestic and international problems. The Forum supplements its discussion programs with various speakers who come to the academy during the year. The Forum also provides cadets with opportunities to attend plays and operas in New York City. This trip to D.C. proves that DCAF is not all work, no play. Debate trips rove as far afield as Montreal m 153 And again, in Conclusion Here we go again National Debate Tournament My first requirement . . Each spring, in the latter part of April, debate teams from colleges and universities from all corners of the United States converge on West Point to participate in the National Debate Tournament held yearly. The National Debate Tournament is thus appropriately called the " World Series " of debating. The colleges are represented by their best teams, and they come to West Point to compete in the tournament which will deter- mine the best debating team in the nation for the debate year. Thirty-eight teams competed in the National Debate Tournament for 1961. In order to be eligible for this fifteenth annual tournament, each team had to have the prerequisite that they were victorious in their regional debating schedules. The tournament is part of the Debate Council and Forum ' s forensic activities, and as such, is under the supervision of the Department of Social Sciences. The National Debate Tournament is adminis- tered solely by a cadet staff under the guidance of the officer-instructor from the Department of Social Sciences. The Debate Council and Forimi aims to heighten the latent ability of cadets to speak in public by teaching them to think on their feet with ease and conviction. Thusly, to further this aim, this activity has participated in radio and platform debates, and has, in recent years, been host to the National Invitational Debate Tourna- ment. 154 thing military? Rocky opens SCUSA Scusa XII Once again, SCUSA participants gathered at West Point to discuss our national policy. Students from eighty-two colleges in the United States and Canada met for the Twelfth Student Conference on United States Affairs. SCUSA XII consisted of five sessions: a Keynote Speech, two panels, a banquet, and a luncheon. The Honorable Nelson A. Rockefeller, governor of New York, gave the Keynote Address. The Honorable Dean Rusk, Secretary of State, addressed the SCUSA banquet on our security policy. The cooperation and hard work of both officers and cadets made the Conference a smooth-running affair. The students left West Point after the luncheon, thus ending another very successful SCUSA gathering. The SCUSA Staff iF- The Howitzer Board: Seated: LoLke . D., Barbour, D. (Edi- tor); Abraham, B.; Standing: Geiger, K.; Brown, H.; Price. D.; Dreesbach, D.; Showalter, T. Howitzer The Howitzer Staff struggled through a typical year with the first headaches falling to the Business Manager and his staff, whose duty it was to balance the books in the face of a series of unpredictable expenses and no income. The Advertising Staff proceeded to take over the worry department as they roamed back alleys from Boston to Chicago in an effort to secure sufficient ads to insure that the final product, the Howitzer, would be " in the black. " The Circulation Staff was also subjected to their share of anxiety since the annual cancelling of First Class Accounts and the perennial late buyers kept them constantly on their toes. There ' s typing for all Editor Don Barbour discusses layout with Officer-in-Charge, Lt. Col. Cobb The group that probably deserves the most recognition for the Howitzer ' s high quality is Ted Showalter ' s talented photography section. It contributed more man- hours per individual than any other group and consisted of a crew whose individual members were capable of transforming the camera from a mere machine to an instrument of artistic expression. Truly, the quality of the 1961 Howitzer is a testimonial to the skill and dedication of this group. y Circulation men on the job Howitzer Photo Staff: Kneeling: Missal, J.; Roth, J.; Standing: Bernitt, C; Showalter, T.; Garvey, D.; Missing: Aiker T. II The Editorial Staff worked laboriously and diligently toward the final copy. Members of this staff sat through the inescapable after-taps proofreading sessions and met the seemingly impossible deadlines (which inevitably coincided with First Class monograph deadlines.) The page proof returns finally found their way back to this staff and were harbingers of the fact that the end was in sight. Viewing the first finished copy of the Howitzer filled all concerned with enthusiasm and a sense of ac- complishment. The road to completion was a difficult one filled with many unpredicted obstacles but the eventual goal was realized through untiring efforts of many cadets. The Howitzer was a group effort all the way. Section Editors: Seated: Xenos, M.; Ganderson, M.; Berinato J.; Raynis, J.; Standing: Behrenhausen, R.; Westpheling, C; Downey, A.; Nichols, J. mmmmmmmmmwis aami Cross referencing Front Row: DeWire, J. Kilroy M. (Editor); Knowlton, D. (Associate Ed.); Rear Row: Stidham, R. (Associate Ed.); Van Zandt, J. Mortar The Mortar is the official publication of the Third Class of the United States Military Academy. This publication is managed entirely by members of the Third Class under the supervision of Major Maurice D. Roush. Encom- passing all of the aspects of the many phases of Buckner life in a pictorial review is certainly a difficult job but, judging from the comments received about this year ' s Mortar, the publication did just that. Paging through the book, one can see the fruits of Dave Knowlton and Bob Stidham, who laid out the pages, the art work of Jon Van Zandt, the product of Jim De Wire ' s salesmanship, and Mike Kilroy ' s editorial ability all of which combined to summarize all the hours of work and leisure enjoyed at West Point ' s country club, Camp Buckner. Surveying the finished product The Bugle Notes, for 52 years an official publication of the Corps, is dedicated to presenting a composite picture of the various traditions and customs of the Military Academy. Primarily used as a vehicle of enlightenment for each entering fourth class, the Bugle Notes also pro- vides a handy pocket reference for both the cadet and graduate. Contained within its covers are sections dealing with the history of West Point, religious activities, and the Cadet Honor Code, as well as an enlightening insight into everyday Cadet life. Also contained in the publica- tion are many traditions held sacred by the Long Gray Line. Don Lionetti; Hans Wagner; Pat Hoy; Bob Brui Bugle Notes Seated: FainiL-r, V. Bitner, R. ( Cadet-in-Charge ) ; Stanley, W.; Standing: Conant, R.; Bradford, W.; Parks, W.; Baker, J.; Sisk, F.; Hricz, G. Public Information Detail When Mother writes and tells you she saw your picture in the home-town newspaper, these are the people who are responsible. Keeping the public informed of the many current events happening at the Academy keeps the PIO staf? relatively busy most of the time. First Class members receive the opportunity of visiting the Pentagon on a five day trip to Washington, D. C, which broadens their understanding of the role of PIO in the Army. Ranging from athletic awards to academics achievements, from the first day of Plebe year to Graduation Day, on the PIO detail, publicity is our most portant product. An important meeting — Playing: Harrell, R.; Garens, R.; Standing: Connolly, J.; Kewley, R.; Nicholson, R.; Russell, M.; Lenhart, D.; Conley, W.; Dombrowski, P. G. Public Relations Council The Cadet Public Relations Council was organized in the fall of 1953- The Mission of the Council is to in- crease the knowledge of the Military Academy among the general public by means of scheduled speaking en- gagements. Emphasis is given toward stimulating a desire among young men to enter the Academy. Cadet speakers have appeared before many high school assem- blies, civic groups, reserve components, American Legion Boy ' s States, Alumni dinners, and on radio and television programs. During one year, 1958-1959, cadets spoke to audiences of 28,000, and appeared on 27 radio and 34 television programs. Cadets are selected for the various engagements on the basis of speaking ability as well as military and academic performances. Planning another trip for PRC 159 i fss si mmms aBmaat Front Rout: McConncU, R. ( Photography Ed.); Campbell. J. ( Buslne Mgr. i ; Gleichenhaus, D. P. (Sports Ed.); Rear Row: McCarthy, R. (Treas. ), Gold- trap, J. (Accounts Mgr.); Nevins, J. (Exchange Ed.); Herrick, R. (Art Ed.); Gabriel, H. ( Associate Ed. ) Pointer The POINTER is the only self-sufficient cadet extra- curricular activity at West Point. It receives no funds or contributions, but it is a regular business enterprise with profits and losses. Last year it did an annual business of approximately fifty thousand dollars. Founded in 1923 by several visionary cadets, the POINTER has grown to its present organization of over 140 men. The adminis- trative board of the POINTER consists of 17 First Class- men who head the various departments: administration; editorial, and business. Under these general headings come the three basic sections to the organization: the editor-in-chief and his staff, the editorial staff, and the business staff. Included in the various staffs are the spons editor, photo editor, art editor, advertising and circula- tion managers, treasurer, and four associate editors. Ad- vising the editorial and business staffs are two very capable officers from the Department of English, Lt. Col. Wallis and Capt. Tague. With the beginning of the second semester a new staff, made up entirely of Second IP Classmen, takes over the operation of the magazine. This pohcy, started in recent years, affo rds the new staff the beneiit of practical experience in the presence of the helping hand of the old staff. With a total of over 125 underclassmen spending part of their spare time working on the POINTER, the entire writing of the magazine is done by the cadets themselves. The writing, photog- raphy, layout, selling and distribution are all done by the cadets. This lends the cadets valuable experience in work- ing in the journalistic field. Only the printing of the magazine is done by an outside source, a printing firm in Newburgh, New York. To supplement the cadets ' prac- tical experience, the members take trips to various pub- lishing plants and schools of journalism in the near-by areas. Through subscriptions, and the sales of POINTER products such as books, calendars, stationery, and Christ- mas cards, the POINTER is able to produce a 32 page issue filled with fiction, humor, and cadet activities 17 times a year. Jack and Pete combine their talents. Bob Herrick plots next issue ' s art content. 161 il mmmmmmm f Lt. Col. Cyr, OIC, and CIC Hodell meet with Padre McCormick The Cardinal Newman Forum presenrs a balanced pro- gram of religious, intellectual, and social activities for its members during their four years at West Point. It is organized and conducted by members of the First Class under the guidance of the Catholic Chaplains and an Officer-in-Charge. The main aim of the Cardinal New- man Forum is to deepen the spiritual interest in the cadets. The primary function of the Mathematics Forum is to provide interested cadets with an opportunity to expand their mathematical knowledge. One lecture, on a subject not covered by any mathematical course at the Academy, is given every month. An educational trip is taken in the spring to study the practical applications of mathe- matics in science and industry. Forum CIC, Cadet Sigg integrates with OIC Capt. Friesen Newman Forum Math Forum. Eus L i. German Language Club The German club helps interested cadets keep proficient in the language. The club sponsors such activities as an educational trip to New York City, German movies, here at West Point, a meeting with the Vassar German Club, and guest speakers, who help to give the members of the club an insight into the German culture and way of life. The members of the club find that it is an excellent opportunity to further their knowledge of the language. Capt. Szymczyk and Caspadin Dombrowski, Club Pres. The Russian Language Club has the main purpose of giving to those cadets who have stu died the Russian Language the opportunity to use their knowledge more often and to gain a further insight into Russian life and culture. This is accomplished through the use of guest speakers, movies, slides, and educational trips to Russian performances and activities in the vicinity. Russian Language Club French Lan age Club Frenchmen ham it up The activities of the French Club this year were quite varied and interesting. After beginning with a " rousing " movie version of the " Folies Bergeres ' the program for the year included lectures by Lt. Col. and Mrs. Germann, a recent French movie with the noted comic Fernandel, and a presentation by M. Violet followed by a spirited 4-way debate between Lt. Col. Germann, his wife, M. Violet, and the members of the club concerning the per- sonal and political relations between Americans and the French. In addition to these and other programs, the trips to New York City to further our knowledge of this " Language of the Diplomats " completed a very inter- esting and enjoyable year in " Le Club Francais. " Portuguese Language Club The main purpose of the Portuguese Language Club is to give interested cadets a further understanding of the Portuguese speaking countries. The golden splendor of Copacabana Beach, the futuristic majesty of Brasilia, and the haunting beauty of the Amazon are ail brought to the members through movies, slides, and talks by officers and cadets who have visited these places. A spring trip and picnic highlight the year ' s activities. Capt. Bethea, Officer-in-Charge, with Cadet Royce, Club Pres. P Extra Instruction! Spanish Language Club Leisure and progress would aptly sum up the Spanish Club activities for 1960-61. The Club ' s activities, initi- ated by a picnic at Round Pond in the fall, continued to provide a few moments of leisure throughout the year. With the new year, a film trip through Spain topped the agenda. The success of the February trip to New York City set the stage as the Club ' s members looked ahead to a spring full of good times. Bridge Club The major purpose of the Bridge Club is to encourage and foster the game of bridge among the Corps of Cadets. The Club sponsors regular duplicate sessions among its members, and participates in intercollegiate and regional competition. In the Fall of I960, we sent a delegation to the National tournament in New York City. The Bridge Club provides cadets the opportunity to enjoy bridge at all levels of competition. Big session with the deck! Pres. Schultz and O.C. Major Stapktc display Lxainine the Spanish Club Pres. Gaskins watches closely as Capt. Moore ponders a bid. €) 165 No ground to stand on Parachute Club Birdman Pres. Wooten with OIC, Maj. Norman Last year the Parachute Club, organized as a team only since the spring, won " Gavin ' s Gavel, " symbolic of the nation ' s outstanding intercollegiate team. Upon gradu- ation of the class of ' 60, new officers were elected: Presi- dent — R. J. Wooten; Vice-President — Gabe Gabriel; Secretary — Joe Maio; and Treasurer — Sam Carr. When Capt. Meinzen was transferred, Major Norman became the new Officer-in-Charge. With this new staff in opera- tion, the club increased its activities; jumping was con- ducted on Wednesdays and Sundays (weather permit- ting) and classes were begun for new members. The club hopes to have all of its members on " jump status " and plans to win permanent possession of " Gavin ' s Gavel. " Will it open? m Club OC Maj. Moffct and Prts. Bill Williamson listen to Mr. Jay Ski Club McGurk executes a jump-turn Camera Club The Camera Club is primarily utilized by a small number of cadets. This allows immediate individual instruction. Our present facilities are in the sinks of the 34th Division but new facilities will be available soon. This will allow more room for more members and activities. We sponsor the annual Photography Contest within the Corps, and provide one educational trip to New York City. Pres. Heiman and OC Capt. Patterson r There was no " gloom period " in ' 61 — that is if you were a skier. The beneficent gods of winter spread layer upon layer of white over the West Point slopes and members of the Ski Club snowplowed and schussed from December to March. This most successful season could not have been possible without the capable leadership of Club President Bill Williamson, who, with the help of other stalwarts of all classes, did much to inspire and promote the sport of skiing at West Point. An afternoon down under CIC Claassen with Fencing Coach Fencing Club Skin-Diving Club To those with a yen for the unusual, the Skin Diving Club has the answer. Club members make numerous trips to the lakes on the reservation for diving on the weekends. Spear fishing, underwater photography, and just plain exploring make this a captivating activity. The Skin Diving Club, by presenting instruction to the in- experienced, offers all cadets a chance of participating in this new, fast-growing spon. The Fencing Club was originated to provide a team for intercollegiate level fencing competition and to develop an interest in the sport within the Corps. Each year several cadets learn ro fence as a parr of their member- ship in the club. Now, under the guidance of a profes- sional coach acquired this year, the club will be better able to represent the Corps than it did in the past. 168 Actually four clubs in one, the Outdoor Sportsmen ' s Club participates in many activities. The hunters and archers aid in the reservation game control, while the anglers fish in all waters of the reservation. Members of the club have constructed log cabins as bases for woods- men and archery practice, hunting, fishing, hiking, and other outdoor activities. The Eastern Intercollegiate Woodsman ' s contest highlights the spring. A truly " active " activity. Outdoor Sportsman Club Sailing Club Capt. Sebesta, Club OC, with Jack Sigg, Pres. The Sailing Club affords all cadets the opportunity to enjoy a pleasant side of Navy life. The club provides and maintains twelve Tech dinghies for cadet use at West Point and Camp Buckner during the spring, sum- mer, and fall. Basic sailing instruction is offered to all interested cadets by fully competent instructors. The sailing team, a member of the Middle Atlantic Inter- collegiate Sailing Association, competes in regattas against other service academies. Ivy League schools, and various Hudson River and Long Island Sound yacht clubs. A day ' s put-out with the Sailing Club OC Capt. Manjeot and CIC Cadet Welsh Pistol Club Due to the Pistol Club ' s large membership, it is able to maintain over 110 weapons for members ' use, including; cal. 22, cal. 38, and cal. 45 pistols. Shooting outdoors in the spring and fall, many members have qualified with the 45 automatic. In the winter the club moves indoors and fires for NRA qualifications. Over one hundred of the east ' s best shooters participated in Coach Joe Bren- ner ' s Invitational match. Golf Club During favorable spring and fall afternoons, we find many of the Corps ' golfers on the fairways of the un- usual West Point Golf Course. Its steep climbs, and abundant woods, provide an excellent challenge for the novice as well as the skilled professional golfer. While not engaging in intercollegiate competition, the Golf Club stimulates and develops the interest and skill in this sport so popular in the Regular Army. Rick Conant and Stacy Bragg (CIC) discuss coming season ■ ■ ' .mmiKkf Rifle CIC, JJ Harmon, with OC, Maj. Ht i Rifle Club The Cadet Rifle Club opened its season at Camp Buckner with a Bang! Under the leadership of Harmon, Ford, and Dluzyn, and the coaching of Master Sergeant Gall- man, the .30 caliber team perfected their shooting with the intention of winning the First Army Rifle Champion- ship for the second consecutive year. Preliminary matches were at Roxbury and Camp Smith and now the sights are set on the National Championships. Skeet Club The Skeet Club continued to be very active again this year. With a total of five home and five away matches, everyone was kept busy either shooting or helping run the matches. The installation of a new trap range created new interest among those cadets with a keen shooting eye. The trips to many New England Gun Clubs and the tour through the Winchester Gun Factory in New Haven were highlights of a very successful season. Skeet Club OC, Capt. Fife, with CIC Rod Granneman 171 ■mmi JiMmmmmmimm Water Polo Club Club Pres. J. J. McCann gets advice from OC Capt. Noah The West Point Water Polo team enters the 1961 season with a view towards extending the longest winning streak currently in existence at the Military Academy, and towards defending its title as Eastern Collegiate Champions and Junior National A.A.U. Champions. Graduation losses, and increased competition, place this achievement in doubt; however, with returning starters and promising Yearlings, a formidable foe will be pre- sented to opponents. Cadet Bowling League The newest organization to join the long list of activities available to the Corps, is the Cadet Bowling League. Organized in the fall of this year by a group of cadets in company H-1, the league experienced little difficulty in obtaining interested members. The league bowls every Wednesday night and consists of eight teams. This new activity definitely has a bright future in store for itself. Initiators of the League ll Pres. of RR Club, G. T. Ericksen This year the Railroad Club purchased several hundred dollars worth of new equipment. In anticipation of the more spacious new location, whose layout will begin in 1961, the club ' s facilities will be available to anyone interested in model railroading. Individual interests can be pursued, whether they be building new equipment, wiring circuits, or just operating trains. Model Airplane Club The Cadet Model Airplane Club provides both the loca- tion and materials for the construction of model airplanes and boats. In addition, the club provides the facilities for flying and designing model aircraft. To provide interest in the club, we work with both radio and regular-line controlled models. We also participate in inter-club fly- ing competition and are promoting competition with other clubs. Cadet Potts. Cadet-in-Charge, and Capt. McCormick, Club OC. Model Railroad Club Wilbur and Orville started from scratch, too 173 SSBOSSSB. es-sss fjis 1, ' r " I i A X- ' A ' ,• f Front Row: Heiberg, W. E. (Cadet-in-Charge) ; Maj. H. H. Schempf (Director); Lt. Col. J. J. Cobb (Officer-in-Charge) ; Maj. H. A. Schulke Maj. R. T. Richmond; Capt. L. B. Mather; Capt. H. H. Danford; Silver man, M. N. (Cadet Director); Second Rou ' : Haise, J.; Boeve, L.; Landry D. E.; Knoblock, R. G.; McCormick, J. R.; Mucho, E. B.; Hruby, K. L Jenz, J. E.; Sisson, C. R.; Heimdal, P. D.; Seltz, W. E.; Harrell, R. G O ' Neill, M. E.; Montgomery, R. A.; Parks, B. M.; Webster, G. W Aaronsohn, J. B.; Rousseau, T. H.; Baldwin, B. S.; Maio, J. R.; Potter H. M.; Robertson, W. G.; Dunning, R. M.; Nesbeitt, W. D.; Walsh, D. A Sheeder, R. D.; Guerzenich, R. H.; Plodinec, N. S.; Dahle, J. S.; Hale, W. M. Third Row: Little, W. W.; Kelly, C. P.; Graham, K. R.; Gideon W. R.; Bothwell, F. C; Daugherty, W. P.; Hendren, E. W.; Smith, L. D. Snider, D. M.; Woodman, D. K.; Dickey, J. S.; Ong, R. M.; Goldberg B.; Shapiro, L.; Hickey, J. J.; Perdergraft, J. E.; Smith, D.; Roesler, D. E Cadet Glee Club USMA Bandmaster and Director of the Glee Club, Maj. W. H. Schempf Like — it ' s the Spirit s, man! Wildermuth, Solomon, Boylan and Janoska A Chittenden, R. M.; Siebenaler, D. L.; Guarino, J. L.; Ailinger, L. G. Fourth Row: Trinkle, P. M.; Varnell, A. K.; McDonald, M.; Burr, R. R., Sikorski, R. J.; Place, R. E.; LoPresto, R. J.; Stewart, P. R.; Kusemka, M. W.; Noake, D. A.; Allen, M. B.; Lundin, J. E.; Daniels, J. E.; Fergusen, J. P.; Finlayson, J. D.; Martin, J. R.; Goodnow, W. L.; Bruce, R.; Roberts, R. H.; Smith, W. F.; Ishoy, K. V.; Wasaff, S. K.; Wong, R. Y.; Siewart, T.; Protzman, R. R. Rear Row: Cerasoli, R.; Thompson, T. R.; Stahl. S.; Stidham, R.; Leatham, A. L.; Bassett, B. E.; McNeill, R. H.; DeMarct, W. E.; Sutherland, E. P.; Borgh, B. C; Fellows, R. W.; Hilton, R. T.; Johnson, E. G.; Myers, D. H.; Nieuwboer, H. W.; Brown, A. S.; Teed, D. G.; Schwartz, K. O.; Silvey, W. J.; Struble, D. O.; Tilton, F. E.; Workman, C. E.; Roesch, J. S.; Burke, J.; Swisher, A. H.; Woods, J. M.; Wold, D. A.; Games, G. P.; Gaither, H. C. Since its inception thirry-tiiree years ago, the Cadet Glee Club has risen from a small group of about twenty-five singers with two or three concerts on the post to a one hundred twenty man group with a rigorous schedule of twenty-five concerts last year. Over the last few years the Club has made such notable appearances as those at Carnegie Hall, the New York Athletic Club, the opening of the Air Force Academy, Presidential Inaugurals, and joint concerts with glee clubs from Princeton, Purdue, Columbia, Ohio State, Vassar, and others. In addition to the usual West Point appearances in the Christmas and June Week Concerts and at the Na- tional Debate Tournament, SCUSA, and Founders ' Day Banquets, the 1959-1960 Glee Club traveled to McGill University in Montreal for the McGill Winter Carnival, to Detroit for the Intercollegiate Music Festival with other outstanding clubs from all over the United States, and to the Waldorf-Astoria in New York for such notable occasions as General MacArthur ' s eightieth birthday celebration and the Football Hall of Fame Banquet. Among the concerts this year were those in Wilmington, Delaware, at Vassar College, at the East Hartford Youth Council, at the West Point Society Banquet in New York City, and at the New York Ath- letic Club, as well as the annual appearance on the Ed Sullivan Show. Much of the increasing success of the Glee Club is due to the outstanding musical ability of Major Williiuii H. Schempf, the club ' s director for the past three years and the only man in the Armed Services with his Doc- torate in music. Credit also belongs to the five oflicers- in-charge and their untiring efforts, and to the cadet-in- charge, the cadet director, and everyone in the Glee Club. Dialectic Society The Dialectic Society is one of the oldest and largest organizations here at West Point. It traces its age back as far as 1824 and its members include such men as Grant, Lee, and Pope. Productions were very small in scale at first, and presented in the Mess Hall. As time went on, they became more elaborate and finally were moved to the Army Theater. The first full production was " The Game of Bluff " presented in 1898. Original music became one of the major attractions of the show after 1903. Since then many varied and enlarged pro- ductions have been presented until now the 100th Night Show can rival a Broadway production. Choreography, music, lighting, and complex props are all now in this gala production which is done entirely by the cadets themselves. For the two months prior to the production, the members of the cast and crews can be seen scurrying here and there preparing their part so that the entire show will be presented on time without a hitch. The Dialectic Society also contracts and arranges for professional talent to be brought here. Who can for- get a Sunday afternoon spent listening to the voice of Joni James or the folk and modern song arrangements of the Kingston Trio? And these are only a sample of the stars sponsored here by the Dialectic Society. The gang at the Crust Room Farm team for the Rockettes? Mrs. Toon gave expert direction to choreography I ll e l L Dance Orchestra Ed Bruner, CIC, checks music with Capt. Berglund, OC of the Dance Orchestra Tommy Dorsey and Ir ing Berlin? A meeting place for frustrated Glenn Millers at West Point is the Cadet Dance Orchestra. It is our pleasure to play for the Corps at supper during Gloom Period, and occasionally to relieve the Post Orchestra at hops. With limited rehearsal time, we rely on enthusiasm and a sprinkling of talent to produce music and fun for the Corps and for ourselves. Triathlon Club Triathlon combines in one competition the three sports of pistol shooting, swimming, and running. The event was established by the Department of the Army for the purpose of promoting interest and skill in the Olympics Modern Pentathlon. West Point ' s Triathlon Team has now become so proficient that for the last two years it has won the First Army Triathlon Championships. Your FBI in peace and war 177 Art Club The Cadet Art Club exists solely for the purpose of providing an outlet for the artistically inclined members of the Corps. There are sufficient facilities to care for the needs of the budding Van Gogh, or the already blooming Rembrandt. There are exhibits of the Cadet works held from time to time during the academic year. The mem- bers of the club are afforded a chance to see and discuss the works of other artists on cultural and educational visits to art institutions. Radio Club Born sends — the Club receives The Cadet Radio Club, located above the top floor of the East Barracks, offers facilities for amateur radio com- munication as well as for construction and experimenta- tion in the electronics field. The club uses modern equip- ment of all types, capable of covering all amateur bands from 80 through 10 meters. Working with Civil De- fense, as well as with individual contacts around the world, the Corps of Cadets sends out its own radio call, " CQ, CQ, DE W2KGY. " CIC of the Radio Club, Chip Smith, with Club OC, Capt. Morrison Calls for Concentration Chess has long been considered excellent training for the military mind. It is a game requiring a facile mind and concentrated thought. The chess club is trying to make chess an extracurricular activity and welcomes any cadet who wishes to learn the intricacies of the game. For those who have already attained a high degree of proficiency, there are many home and away matches in which they may compete against opponents of excellent caliber. The West Point Sunday School is organized and operated by the Cadet Sunday School Teachers. Approximately 130 cadets participate in this program, providing a Sun- day School for the post children during the academic year. This activity is spiritually rewarding for the teach- ers as well as the students. Chess Club functions under the direction of Cadet Stricklen and Maj. Connolly Chess Club Sunday School Teachers Handball Club Rocket Society Maj. Dallman, Club OC, with Pres. George Hricz Like a little cog in the extensive athletic machine of West Point, the Handball Club stands out as a unique addition to the sport facilities that are available to all cadets. Boasting a membership of over 250 cadets, the club strives to develop an active interest in the game. The club maintains a competitive ladder, representing the best twenty-five players. Competitive and pleasure trips to New York City, an invitational Intercollegiate Tour- nament, and the club picnic are annual events. The West Point Rocket Society has but one purpose; to sponsor cadets who desire increased knowledge in the field of rocketry. This is an area that requires knowledge of: mathematics, physics, chemistry, mechanics, and ord- nance. Aid from the academic departments, an annual trip to Redstone Arsenal, Alabama, and the actual build- ing of rockets have brought increased interest from those cadets who wish to pursue this field during their service career. Maj. Sherman, Maj. Keith (OIC), Bob Parmele (CIO, Maj. S.tr enf. examine rocket engine 180 Cadttin-Charge Cornelson and Officer-inCharge, Capt. Miotkt The Audio Club, while not a new organization in the Corps, experienced quite a rebirth this year. High Fidehty is becoming an important feature in many a cadet ' s Hfe, as more and more reahze the enjoyment there is in Hstening to high quahty music. As more cadets buy Hi Fi equipment the need for advice and instruction in kit building becomes important. Along with supplying tool kits, the club, through discussions and classes, has helped many cadets enjoy good high fidelity music on sets they made themselves. Audio Club Hi Fi kits at the Hi Fi show ) The Scoutmaster ' s Council was founded to allow inter- ested cadets to work with the Boy Scouts of America, and to gain experience in leadership. The council pro- vides assistant scoutmasters and counselors for the scouts of West Point ' s troop 23, escorts for visiting units and representatives for other scout activities. These activities include camping with the local troop and attendance at camporees and jamborees. These factors add up to an enjoyable year-round program that is both interesting and rewarding. CIC Geiger and OC, Maj. Alexander Advice to a younger generation Scoutmaster ' s Council 181 vmjMmmm Oranneman and Hines watch from movable seats Mule Riders With each new Fall at West Point comes football season and the Army mules. Whether at Michie Stadium or away, the Army mascots, led by the skillful Mule-riders, symbolize the stubborn Army Team. Though this year has seen the passing of Army ' s greatest mascot, Mr. Jackson, the Mule-riders will continue to add color and thrills to every game with their lively antics and good riding. The exploration of the " New Frontier " is offered as an ultimate goal for every astronomer. To this end our club has presented a series of informal lectures by various members of the Academic Departments on such topics as " The Solar System, " " Time, " and " The Galaxies and Stars. " Supplementing our evening presentations were pe- riods of observation through an excellent 5 Va " reflecting telescope. Other activities included a trip to Hayden Planetarium and a course in telescope building. Capt. Fox, OC of Astronomy Club, and CIC Jim Strachan Astronomy Club 182 Navy Rally, I960 On to the Fray Exchange visit Cheerleaders " Go, Rabble " — The Army Cheerleaders are charged with directing the spirit of the Corps of Cadets. Unknown to most observers, this job entails much more than leading yells at football games and rallies, although these are the places where the work of the cheerleaders is noticed. Corps support has a great effect upon the Army teams, and under the directing influence of the cheerleaders, the Rabble can look forward to continued and ever in- creasing support in the coming seasons. mmmmmmxammiMmi KDET KDET at the boodlers The Cadet Radio Station, KDET, strives not only to provide a source of entertainment for its member cadets, but also to present to the entire Corps a continuous series of programs designed to combine the best features of commercial radio stations while responding to the special interests of the West Point listening audience. A representative week ' s programming includes varied musical presentations, frequent up-to-the minute newscasts, and special coverage of Army athletic con- tests. With the hard work of Stan Clough, Bruce Gronich and Ken Seigenthaler, the 1960-6 1 broadcasting year was truly an outstanding one. i y KDET Officer-in-Charge, Lt. Col. Sebesta, with CIC Stan Clough l ? V, Requestfully yours % 184 The Kingston Trio Sweetheart of the Corps — Joni James Special Programs Committee In hopes of brightening gloom period here at West Point, the Dialectic Society, through its Special Program Committee, invites several professional entertainers to perform for the Corps and post personnel. As head man of this committee, Phil Mallory finds his job at least one of the more rewarding ones within the Corps. Who would complain about dragging Joni James for an afternoon? Other unnoticed parts of Phil ' s job include finding out the Corps preferences, arranging for use of the theater, and publicizing the coming event. To the Special Program Committee many owe their thanks for enjoyable Sunday afternoons during gloom period. Phil Mallory heads the Special Program Committee 185 lauamsmmsst mil ■iniiiMii HP Cadet Cyclotron Project In 1958 the late Dr. Ernest O. Lawrence was selected to receive the Thayer Award. While at the academy he came in contact with and managed to interest two cadets of the Class of 1959 in the project of building a cyclo- tron. No time was wasted and soon there was formulated a group of enthusiastic but inexperienced cadets. The Electrical Engineering Department gave their full ap- proval to such a project and agreed on a hands-ofif policy. This was to be the cadets ' own project. Initial communi- cation to various companies for equipment and advice was originated and actual construction of the cyclotron began in March, 1959- The initial deadline for com- pletion was not realized and the project was extended to the following semester. Almost complete revision and rebuilding of the cyclotron was necessitated and June, i960, found an almost completed project. More revisions and modifications further delayed its completion how- ever, and as of 1 March, 1961, success remained an ideality. 186 Bruce Gronich at the controls of the " monster " Ion Rocket Project Doug Wold and Bob Dunning are all over this ion stuff In pursuance of an Ordnance Project, Cadets Dunning and Wold selected Ion Rocketry. A highly complicated, though interesting, subject, Ion Rockets have puzzled Werner von Braun and the boys for some time. But the two ardent scientists have great expectations of ac- complishing, here at West Point, the difficult task. If some night you should imagine seeing a black, gray and gold streak in the sky, it will probably be Dunning and Wold off to the moon, on a test flight of their Ion Rocket. Arts and Crafts Shop The Post Crafts Shop is the scene of much creative talent: wood work, metal craft, leather work, painting, ceramics, and photography. To many cadets, it is a good place to spend the weekend, working at their favorite hobby. For others, it provided the proper tools for making a com- pany sign or sanding down their rifles. To any who ventured into this building, it was an inspiration to their talents. He ' s building an isosceles triangle to play with Physics and Chemistry Machine Shop The Physics and Chemistry Department shop was not an organized activity for cadets, but it was a type of in- formal club for many. The Department was indeed generous in permitting cadets the use of its excellent shop facilities. Joe Cornwell, who ran the shop, was both a master machinist and electrician and a shrewd philos- opher on life. Working on radios and Hi-Fi sets and countless other projects under Joe ' s guidance, many cadets were lucky enough to gain practical experience in putting their ideas and theoretical knowledge to work. Joe ' s personal offering of time and talent deserves our thanks. The Chaplains contribute to the Protestant Discussion Group English Literature Seminar Organized to expand the cadet ' s background of literary experience, the Enghsh Literature Seminar meets each week to discuss selected novels, poems, and plays. Col. Mahin supervises the informal sessions and lends his experience to the discussions. The seminar provides op- portunity for intellectual growth, and the opening of new vistas in the field of literature. Louder than before Protestant Discussion Group Composed of all interested cadets, the Protestant Dis- cussion Group meets informally for the purpose of dis- cussing current issues concerning all the aspects of the life of the individual in the community and in the nation. The group is counseled by the assistant Protestant chap- lain, who works with the Cadet-in-Charge. Among the guests of the group this year were Dr. Billy Graham and Major General Frank A. Tobey, Chief of Army Chap- lains. Lt. Col. Mahin attempts to enlighten the; Victory Cannon Project A new Victory Cannon was built by l rucc Heron and Sam Veddcr to take the place of the captured German ScSmm rocket launcher that has been used until now. The new cannon is a modified American 37mm antitank gun, and is expected to outblast all of the other cannon which " invade " our grounds. A parting sign to future classes, for bigger and better victories — after we ' ve gone. I 01 •H H A 188 Organized to e: experience, the week to discuss Mahin supervi; experience to tl portunity for i new vistas in th Athletics have always been an integral and important part of the West Point system. Long before the Academy ventured into the realm of organized inter-collegiate athletics, swordsman- ship and physical development were stressed. Individual physical development remains an overriding objective. Since our early days, however, Army has made winning football its trademark, spawned the game of baseball, and become a power to be reckoned with in almost every inter-collegiate sport. Besides being a valuable vehicle for leadership and physical training, athletics are important to West Point because it is through the scores of her teams that many citizens follow the progress of the Academy and form their impressions of her. Of the impressions they helped to create, the Corps Squaders of ' 61 can justly be proud. H A section co-edited by JOHN J. BERINATO MICHAEL J. XENOS mimmsmm thletics flourished at West Point during the 1960-61 season. The Corps fielded strong teams in every sport. It was a season marked by great spirit, broken records, and unforgettable victories. Athletic Board Brig. General W. G. Rich, Colonel Emory S. Adams, Jr. (Secretary), Colonel Elvin R. Heiberg, Colonel Boyd W. Bartlen (Chairman), Colonel John R. Jannarone The members of the Athletic Board are the persons re- sponsible for the scheduling and control of all the ath- letic events at the United States Military Academy. Although their function is not always clearly understood by the cadets, they will always be appreciated for all the work that they do toward our athletic events. The com- petitors, especially the football players, will remember their help and inspiration. Never did a game pass, at home or away, that they did not approach the players individually to give them a helpful word or a joke at the tense moments prior to each contest. The names of these men have become immortal in the minds of all West Point athletes and the Corps of Cadets. 190 With the returning of the Corps to the Academy, there are always mixed emotions. It is tough to forget the European AOT or the wonderful times at Camp Buck- ner, but there is also football to look forward to. This year the Black Knights, led by co-captains AI Vanderbush and Frank Gibson, started the season early with a tough ten game schedule. But the games were not all that there was to look forward to. Many afternoons were spent watching the Rabble prepare for each con- test, and with each game the spirit grew and intensified. The high-riding Syracuse team has found the meaning of Corps spirit and cadet determination when they met their masters in Yankee Stadium. No one will ever underrate our spectacular back- field, but perhaps the most outstanding part of our team was the rugged line, which fulfilled the traditions of the past great Army lines. Each game had its own standouts, but there were no real stars on this team. It was spirit and teamwork, blended into one great team, which shook the foundations of every Army opponent. No foe could ever forget the persistent attack of this Rabble team. Long will West Point remember the components of this mighty team for their effort, spirit, ability, and determination to win. Co-Captains Al Vanderbush and Frank Gibson with Coach Dale Hall " FOOTBALL " Buffalo Boston College California Penn State Nebraska Villanova Miami of Ohio Syracuse Pittsburgh Navy RMY OPPONENT 37 20 7 28 10 16 27 9 14 54 30 7 9 6 7 7 12 17 191 Coaches — Front Row: Bill Gunlock, Frank Lauterbur, Chuck Gottfried, Tom Harp; Rear Row: John Rauch, Dale Hall ( Head Coach ) , Tony BuUetta. The success of the Army team could not have been real- ized had it not been for the dedication and hard work of the coaching staff. The work of the players ended each day after practice, but these coaches carried practice home, revising and creating new plays to utilize the high potential of the grateful Army team. — .ViiC ' Hlt — STADIUM ' B ■ SQUAD HONOR ROLL Joe Amlong Ron Beckett Mike Breslin Pat Carroll Mike Eiland Bob Gilliam Clay Grant Ken Hruby Dick Knoblock Jim Lynch Warren Miller Darwin Richards Brian Schultz Rohlf Shaffer John Sommercamp Anderson Walters Wayne Williams Front Row: Mgr. Mike Xenos, John Eielson, Roger ZaiUkas, Phil Sykes, Bob McCarthy, Frank Gibson, Al Vanderbush, Gerry Clements, George Joulwan, Bill Yost, Jim Connors, Mgr. Walter Dillard; Second Row: Dick Buckner, Al Rushatr, Glen Blumhardt, Harry Miller, Glen Adams, Tom Blanda, Don Bonko, Paul Zmuida, Mike Casp, Dale Kuhns, Barry Butzer; Third Row: Tom Culver, Bob Ord, Bill Hawkins, Bill Clark, Mike Miller, Pete Buckley, Bob Metzger, Bill White- head, Bruce Heim, Jack Dwyer, George Pappas, Jim Sarn; Rear Row: George Kirschenbauer, Cammy Lewis, Phil Brum- bach, Dick Eckert, Paul Stanley, Bob Fuellhart, Pete Rekstis, Jim Alberque, Tim Young, John Ellerson; Missing: Pete King. . SB - 31 1 27 B5 IE ., IB 37 B5 , B2 . ' BO =30 ; 21 - B3 . 77 BB-- B4 , 72 54 75 ..20- »sr " Tl; »r ' t :Hl» Goooooo, RABBLE! ' 4 ' Good catch, Gibbie, now all the way. Buffalo was a tough opponent for the Army eleven. The Bull line ' s average weight was 202 pounds and both Roger Zailskas and " his replacement were out with in- juries. For the first thirteen minutes Army ' s attack stalled. Buffalo was breaking through the defense with short passes into the flat. Then Dick Eckert broke loose with a 74-yard punt return and T.D. Later Glen Adams, recently switched from quarterback to right halfback, ran another punt back 71 yards for the second T.D. Next Tom Blanda kicked a 23-yard field goal. The third score came after a 44-yard march, when Jim Connors dove over from the two. Al Rushatz took advantage of a Buffalo fumble and plowed over for our fourth. Then Tom Blanda passed to George Kirschenbauer to add another T.D. to the smashing defeat, the result of that unbeatable " 12th Man " spirit! Buffalo That ' s good for another first down " r ' »■¥; kJ M S tHJ f l " J -i W » ' ■sir ' ,-- i ■-..- . - 50 r Arm ' s anbwur to Bcllino, Jimmy Connors On the ground or from the air, George is a big threat Bounce Boston College! This became our motto the week of September l6th to the 24th. Could Army come back and win its big game with B.C.? The Corps thought so and so did the sportswriters. But B.C. wasn ' t to be taken without a fight. All through the first half, the Rabble offense was held down. Boston College led with the score 7-6. Where was Army ' s Twelfth Man? Why, they were all out on the field, ready to greet the team at the open- in g of the second half. Even the Superintendent, General Westmoreland, was there to give the team that needed push. Army started to roll. Within the first few minutes of the third quarter, the Black Knights scored another T.D. Then Dick Eckert passed to Paul Stanley to finish off B.C . for our second victory. The end of the line ■ The big Rabble team traveled three thousand miles to meet the California Bears, and it wasn ' t about to accept a defeat. But throughout the first half of the game, the Black Knights showed signs of the fire being alive only in bursts. Perhaps the team missed the support of the Corps or maybe they were just getting used to a new team, but whatever the cause may have been, the half closed with the scoreboard reading Cal. 10 — Army 0. The Bears thought that victory was theirs. The Rabble, however, showed no signs of dismay, with the utmost determination and calmness, it hammered its way through, around, and over the Bears to cross the Cal goal four times. The Army team seemed to sense once again that it had the " Twelfth Man " present even if only in spirit. Nothing could stop our backfield as it dashed through holes in Cal ' s line, holes provided by Captain Al Vanderbush and the other big linemen. California couldn ' t duplicate their performance of the first half and the final play ended with Army ahead 28-10. Happily the big Rabble headed for home with their third straight victory. O. v--»»H Just a little higher. Phil A bingo for Stanley ' ? ■V : hr-- California - ■ T-% » ■.. ..aaji r . " !SP A hard one Co stop 195 k (tf- .l TS Army 6-28 Penn State Rugged Penn State came through in the last few minutes of play to beat the Black Knights 27-16. This was Home- coming Day and a tough one for the Rabble to lose. However, spirit remained high with the Army team throughout the bright and dark spots of the game. Army jumped to a quick one-touchdown lead, but the Nittany Lions took over the lead 14-13 early in the third quarter. Tom Blanda brought us back with a 10- yard field goal, but Penn State ' s line hammered away and Kerr got across for another Lion T.D. Army needed just one to win, but a pass interception ended our chances and set up Penn State for the final touchdown. This defeat failed to dampen our high spirit and the enthusi- asm of the great Army team. George The Nebraska game was not a very ciose one, no matter what the final score may indicate. The Rabble, fired up at full speed, outran and outpassed the Cornhuskers al- most without exception. Blanda was better than ever and Al Rushatz, our small but powerful full back, plunged through the Nebraska line time after time. But at the critical moments luck ran against the Black Kn.ghts and the scores deserved were never registered. Many mistakes caused the Army team to yield the Ml to an mferior foe inside the enemy twenty-yard line The team made a superb efl ort in trymg to stay on top. At the half the score stood at 9-7 in favor of Army but the second half brought bad news with it. In one of the very few Cornhusker plays of the game. Army ' s line was deceived and Nebraska scored the winning touchdown Team spirit remained where it always had been on top. Blanda fired pass after pass, while the line and backheld worked desperately to score. But the game ended with the Nebraskan spectators running wildly all over the field. One would only have to look at the score- board to see the reason— Nebraska 14, Army 9. Army Nebraska (.l.-tSr iN- I ' m afraid to look. 197 •1 Villanova It was a dark day, indeed, for the Villanova squad when they met Army on the Cadet homeground at Michie Stadium. Determined to avenge the two heartbreaking defeats suffered previously, the Black Knights dominated the play from start to finish. The game featured a spec- tacular pa ssing performance by Tom Blanda and an equally outstanding ground attack spearheaded by all three Army backfields. The line smashed at Villanova, opening wide holes for the halfbacks. Tom Blanda and Dick Eckert kept one step ahead of the Wildcats with their passes to the ends and halfbacks. Villanova played a good game, but when the final gun sounded, they were completely humilated with the scoreboard reading 54-0. The Black Knights once again demonstrated what the combination of fine players and that Army spirit can do. And 198 Miami of Ohio A determined but undermanned Miami team returned to Oxford, Ohio, after absorbing a 30-7 defeat in Michie Stadium. The Redskins outgained the Rabble on the ground, but they literally handed the game to Army by fumbling five times. The Black Knights took full ad- vantage of their recoveries and scored their first two TD ' s after recovering Miami fumbles. Tom Blanda, with the highest passing percentage in the nation, threw scoring passes to Bob Fuellhart and Paul Zmuida in the second period to convert Miami ' s 7-0 lead to a 15-7 deficit. In the third quarter the Black, Gold, and Gray marched eighty yafrds after an unsuccessful Redskin field goal attempt. Kirschenbauer and powerful Rushatz ham- mered over for two TD ' s. Colonel Earl Blaik was among the spectators who watched the relentless Army attack overthrow the Redskins. Not another one vsmBsssaBsamm And what are you gonna do about it? The Rabble were all prepared to meet the Orangemen of Syracuse. The Corps, after a massive rally, went to New York where they continued the greatest display of spirit and enthusiasm ever seen. The Army eleven sensed this support and put up a battle unsurpassed thus far in the season. The Rabble were 7 ' point underdogs — a fact that made them fight even harder. Blanda got Army rolling when he kicked a field goal in the second quarter. Then came our TD, the result of fine work in the backfield and the virtually impenetrable Rabble line. After the second-half kickoff the Big Team — sparked by Joulwan, Kuhns, Vanderbush, Clements, and McCarthy — drove down to the Syracuse three-yard line. Yearling Dick Eckert carried the ball over on a clever pass-run option. The Orangemen fought back with a TD, but it wasn ' t enough. The 9-6 victory was a great one, and a tremen- dous credit to the fighting spirit of the mighty Army team and the Corps. Hey, Tom, I ' m clear. This was another disappointing game of the season, just two weeks before Navy. As far as the statistics are con- cerned, the Panthers were skinned by the Big Rabble, but Pitt managed to intercept a Blanda pass and convert to tie Army. With an unilagging determination the big team tried to break the tie, and Tom Blanda even broke the passing record. But the score still remained at 7-7. The fine backs smashed through Pitt ' s line for gain after gain, but it was of no avail. Many people disagree with some of the officials ' rulings against the Black Knights, but on the books the Panthers were able to maintain their tie and Army began concentrating on the Navy game ahead. Navy is a serious business. You ' ri ' dropping anchor here. Joe. With the coming of the annual clash with Navy, the Rabble worked harder than ever. The Corps turned out in even greater numbers to cheer the team on at prac- tices. All week long the team worked— it was deter- mined to win this, the big game. All week long the mess hall resounded with the shout " BEAT NAVY! " As the time grew closer, the " 12th Man " got more and more anxious. At the game the fierce determination of the big Army eleven was a credit to their fighting spirit. Al- though behind in the first half, the Rabble posed a great threat to the Middies ' victory. With a grave determina- tion to win, Army came back and played one of the greatest second halves ever seen in Philadelphia Sta- dium. A bad break came when the Army team was within one touchdown of victory — Navy intercepted a pass on their three-yard line. Both the line and the backfield — spurred by Blanda, Rushatz, and Eckert — put forth a tremendous effort. .J. ■i Navy 9 VB BSmSBlBBBSatBB 150-FOOTBALL Team spirit was at its highest level all during the I960 season. The 150-pound Football Team had few standout players — all were outstanding — and it was that Army drive and desire for victory that won the games. The sea- son was a successful one, despite the heartbreaking, unexpected 7-12 loss to Navy. Rutgers and Columbia fell before the smashing Little Rabble attack. After the luckless Navy game, the 150-pounders crushed Cornell and Pennsylvania to finish off the fine season. For the third time in four years, our 150-pound Football Team fought their way to the top, becoming the Eastern Champions. Four members of the team made their way to the All Conference game. Bob De Vries came up from his second-string halfback position to at- tain the high honor. He and Tom Mercer at end, Dick Clark at tackle, and Skip Campbell at center — all were outstanding in the All Conference game. Under the watchful eyes of Coach Tipton and the excellent leadership of Gene Witherspoon, the team had a fine I960 season, with victories over the toughest teams to be found. l-jf! ' ' 30 Dare you to try this side again i Front Row: Gene Witherspoon (Captain); Glynn Mallory; Dick Clarke; Abbie Symes; Skip Campbell; Steve Kott; Frank Rauch; Ronnie Brown; Ben Willis; Bob DeVries; Tom Mercer; Second Row: Russ DeVries; Bob Carroll; Turk Griffith; Blackie Blackwell; Brad Jones; Butch Robertson; Art Conlon; John Sloan; Joe Stringham; Joe Nunellee; Third Row: Parker Cowgill; Jim Clark; Marlin Adams; Leo Rizio; Derwin Pope; Erv Kamm; John Landry; Mike Clay; Larry Sanders; Fourth Row: Jon Lynn; Art Pattarozzi; Ray Klopatik; Ray Moose; Dan Clark; Gene Damella; Wilton McDaw; Bob Vanneman; John Godwin; Jim DeWire; Joe Godsey; Rear Row: Skip Higginbottom ( Mgr. ) ; Jess Meredith { Asst. Coach); Capt. Bill Epling; Lt. Col. Richards; Lt. Col. E. J. Geaney; Maj. Max Minor; Trainer Jim Wallace; Coach Eric Tipton; Storat (Mgr.); Dickey (Mgr.). ARMY OPPONENT Princeton 26 6 Rutgers 40 7 Columbia 44 Navy 7 12 Cornell 24 21 Pennsylvania 26 12 207 ll mym MmmmimiMxmmmMiMBi SOCCER ARMY OPPONENT Brockport 2 Ithaca 5 1 NYU 3 Rochester 3 Rider 5 1 Yale 4 1 Maryland 3 1 MIT 2 Penn State 3 1 Navy 1 2 Front Row: (Trainer) Lukas; Rick Cesped; Marcial Samaniego; Steve Warner; Phil Stewart; Andy Sarzanini; Dick Angstadt; Kaiser Bazan (Capt. ); Dick Entlich; Paul Kirkegaard; Fred Daniloff; Bill Ogden; Bev Powell; Art Crowell (Asst. Mgr. ) ; Second Row: Currie Mosaides (Asst. Coach); Bill Seibel (Mgr.); Dale Campbell; Ed Lee; Jack Dewar; Jerry Dom- browski; Colin Kelly; Walt Ligon; Frank Kelly; George Handy; Carl Sciple; Bob Parmele; Joseph Palone ( Coach ) ; Rear Row: Tom Middaugh; Jerry Stonehouse; Chip Wanner; Mac Greeley; Tom Cuthbert; Art Brown; Jim Raynis; Doug Morgan; John Schmidt; Phil Mallory; Dick Irwin. Rock-ribbed defense in action is. l l JI 3 ' .X ' A ' " ' -• " ■ ' .X ' " ' ' - ' ' - ' ' v. ' ' H Y m :V ir Oh, my aching head Coach Joe Palone and Captain Kaiser Bazan Chalk up one more for the big offense The Soccer Team had a very successful season with only two losses. In the first game Brockport managed to edge their way into a 2-0 victory. The next eight opponents were not so lucky. Captain Kaiser Bazan led the team to eight straight victories. The defensive team, built around goalie Art Brown, who is next year ' s captain, allowed the opponents a total of only four goals. Even mighty Penn State fell 3-1 before the determination of Army. Then came the ill-fated Navy game. After intense practice the spirited soccer team felt sure of victory against the Middies. But Navy came through with a heartbreaking 2-1 victory. Despite the loss to Navy, Army had an all-star team this year. The top star in the offense was Bev Powell, who scored 1 5 goals and 5 assists. Then entire defensive team was outstanding — indeed, it is difficult to say which player was the best in this field. All in a day ' s work 209 ran 210 I ro„l Ron. Jack Dorr (Mgr.); John J.-ncs, How.c Kobcris, Lynn Bender (Capt.); George Hamilton; Mike Cunningham; Ron Zinn; Sgt. Trahan (Asst. Coach); Second Row: Carl Crowell (Coach); Jim Lau; Chuck Merriam; Ted Benz; Michael Soth; Gus Gertsch; Fred LaRoque; Jan Senecal: Robert Mayer; Carl Chickedantz; Tony Johnson; Major Lee Haskins. ARMY OPPONENT Air Force A6 19 Providence 16 45 Syracuse 21 40 Manhattan 18 37 Quadrangular Meet 21 St. Johns 61 NYU 51 LeMoyne 110 Cornell 17 42 Heptagonals 1st Place IC4A 2nd Place Navy 21 36 CROSS COUNTRY This year ' s Cross Country team lost its first meet to the Air Force by a score of 41-19. Undiscouraged, the team fought on to become undefeated for the remainder of the season. Led by Lynn Bender, this year ' s captain, they smashed Providence 16-45. Syracuse lost 21-40 in a great meet. Then came the meet with Manhattan, an- other victory for Army. In the Quadrangular Meet Army took an early lead and ended up thirty points below the next team, NYU. Cornell met an inspired and victorious Army team and lost 17-42. At the Heptagonals, Army outran all com- petition to take first place for the third year in a row, a feat which retired the trophy. In the NCAA ' s our run- ners came in sixth — this time they beat the Air Force. At New York, Army came in just behind first-place win- ner Penn State. Next came the long-awaited big meet with Navy. Once again the determination, spirit, and endurance of our runners paid off. Navy couldn ' t keep up and lost 21-36. John Jones, this year ' s top runner and next year ' s captain, has high hopes for his team, but 1960 ' s team leaves a fine record for them to match. Our captains lead by example Captain Lynn Bender and Coach Carl Crowell T i m 1 " - M . " 1 -k V. T i-mmimm3 m ' w wmmwm Army ' s first experience with a post-season tournament, the basketball team ' s trip to the NIT, was disappointing but not disheartening. It was a repeat of the Navy foot- ball game, losing the first half by more than we could win the second in a valiant comeback. The Temple Owls, hitting 21 for 31 from the floor, built up a half- time lead of 52-28, and held on for a 79-66 win. Led by Stu Sherard with 18 points and Lee Sager ' s 17, the Army team proved to everyone watching that it was a never- say-die club. If the acceptance of this bid is indicative of future policy, then this year ' s basketball team has intro- duced a new and colorful dimension to Army sports, post-season competition. Coach George Hunter and Captain Lee Sager Front Row: Stu Sherard; Pete Gleichenhaus; Lee Anderson; Lee Sager (Capt. ); Bob Strauss; Ron Hannon; Al Dejardin; Second Row: Coach George Hunter; Pvt. Tate Locke ( Asst. Coach); Bob Loupe; Larry Crane; Dick Wilson; Mac Compton (Mgr. ); Lt. CoL G. A. Rebh ( Officer Rep. ) ; Rear Row: Gordon Arbo- gast; Bob Foley; Buzz Rolfe. i ' 212 BASKETBALL No team ever worked harder than this year ' s basketball team. They won more games in this season than any pre- vious Army team, for a total of 17 victories for 23 games played. For the first time in Army ' s basketball history, the team was invited to enter the N.I.T. This was the year when the potential shown by the great Plebe team of three years ago was finally realized. The talent of Lee Anderson, in particular, and of Ron Hannon and Lee Sager came into full bloom. Stu Sherad ' s constant spark was a booster to the team. He and Sager were among the best free-throwers in the na- tion. Charlie Rolfe, Bob Foley, and Gordie Arbogast showed themselves well; and this trio, along with Sherard, represent a strong nucleus for the future. The games against Princeton and ViUanova were the tough- est and best games we saw this year. On the way . . . wait I ' m pushing as hard as I can, Stu 213 Sherard ' s man — faked out, as usual Something new this year — rebounding — ' - ARMY OPPONENT St. Johns 49 69 Pittsburgh 84 80 Ohio State 54 103 Baltimore 62 52 Boston U. 82 52 DePauw U. 78 68 Miami 75 82 Tennessee 71 88 Rochester 101 80 Fordham 66 61 Villanova 64 49 Penn State 56 49 Williams 60 58 Columbia 48 40 Hofstra 77 74 Princeton 64 62 Colgate 90 67 Boston College 62 86 Rider 67 55 Lehigh 63 58 Delaware 70 47 Manhattan 72 52 Navy 55 61 af ; !l HOCKEY The hockey team, undoubtedly one of the finest in our history, played more games this year than ever before, 27, with three played in the Christmas tournament in Boston. Particularly gratifying was the play of Yearlings Gerry Stonehouse, Bill Hingston, Dick Higgins, and Warren Battis. Goalie Ron Chisholm was constantly spectacular. Captain and center Jack Dewar was a con- sistent and dependable scorer whose hustling play made the difference in several games. Paul Dobbins and Tom Carroll not only comprised one of the toughest defenses in the East, but also displayed talent in the scoring department. Although the Black Knights lost to Boston College, they came closer to beating the NCAA-bound Eagles than ever before in what may well have been their most inspired game of the season. Coach Jack Riley and Captain Jack Dewar front Row: Ron Chisholm; Tom Carroll; Jack Dewar; Jim CuUen; Dale Campbell; Jack Shepard; Second Row: Lt. Col. Covell (Officer Rep.); Billy Hingston; Jerry Stonehause; Herm Hipson; Rusty Broshaus; Dave Harkins; Charlie Armstrong ( Mgr. ) ; Jack Riley (Coach); Third Row: Glenn Renolett (Trainer); Mac McMulIen; Paul Dobbins; Albie Symes; Warren Battis; Dick Higgins; Capt. Morrison. «» 215 ARMY OI PONENT Princeton 6 2 Yale 5 2 Brown 3 2 AIC 11 1 Ohio U. 7 2 Harvard 1 3 Pennsylvania 12 Boston U. 3 4 Providence 2 3 Brown 5 2 Colgate 8 2 Northeastern 5 1 Middlebury 2 11 Bowdoin 3 4 Williams 6 3 New Hampshire 5 St. Nicholas Hockey Club 6 1 Dartmouth 3 4 Massachusetts 6 1 Hamilton 14 Amherst 11 1 Merrimack 4 2 Boston College 2 3 Providence 2 7 Royal Military College 7 1 Ah-h-h, the life of a goalie! Defense like this wins games. Look out. Goalie, this one ' s coming right down your throat! 217 rnfrirsgm t e it n ' ' - jBkb. Mi m m trout Ron : Al Rushatz; Rob Vanneman; Mike Natvig; Dennis BenschoiT; Gary Flack; Phil Burns; Buz Kriesel; Second Row: Alan McElhose; Bob Coulson; Warren Miller; Dale Kuhns; Ray Nickla; Bill Cook; Ernie Zenker; Tom McMahan; Rear Rotv: Col. Young (OIC); Joe Sayers; Tod Stong; Ron Lane; John Counts; Bob Ord; Dennis Prutow; Paul Jones; Art Croel; Mr. Leroy Alitz ( Coach ) . WRESTLING Get those aspirins ready. Mom 218 Coach Leroy Alitz and Captain Warren Miller This year marked the rise of Army as a real wrestling power in the East. There was a noted increase in both participation and spectator interest, especially after Army beat Syracuse, Pittsburgh, and other top teams. The first six victories were overshadowed, however, by our second consecutive victory over Navy in the mat sport. The team benefited greatly by the help of Doug Blubough, Olympic champion and one of the best wres- tlers in the world. Coach Alitz was also helped by Greg Ruth, one of the best collegiate wrestlers in his class. This trio was instrumental in bringing in the victories. Captain Warren Miller, a great asset as both wres- tler and leader, came in third in the Wilkes tournament. Phil Burns, Gary Flack, and Denny BenchofI were strong in the lightweight contests, and Pat Murphy finished strong after being out for half of the season. Powerful Dale Kuhns lost only to Navy. Mike Natvig and Al Rushatz went all the way without a defeat; both are well on their way to becoming Eastern Intercollegiate Cham- pions. Ray Nickla at 191 pounds also brought in deci- sive points. Rob Vanneman and Al McElhose helped at the middle weights. With most of the team returning next year, prospects couldn ' t be much better. ARMY OPPONENT Penn State 10 24 Iowa State U. 10 24 Syracuse 22 10 Yale 32 7 Columbia 20 9 Pittsburgh 19 12 Wisconsin 23 8 Illinois 11 17 Lehigh 14 19 Springfield 18 6 Navy 15 14 If I wrap it up will you take it home. 219 ll rs5!R5ail SWIMMING Coach Jack Ryan and Captain Chuck SoUohub " He looks tired — go get ' em! ARMY OPPONENT Lehigh 54 40 Columbia 57 38 NYU 55 40 Harvard 40 55 Colgate 44 51 Williams 50 45 Yale 35 60 Springfield 67 28 Dartmouth 36 59 Cornell 59 39 Pennsylvania 54 41 Navy 39 56 Villanova 69 29 Front Roiv: Larry Heikkila; Drew Casani; Quinn Pearl; Jim Cargile; Jack Dwyer; Bill Stennis; Ted Wiledrick; Steve Childers; Middle Row: Mike Kilroy; Steve Chapman; Mike McDonnell; Dave McLaughlin; Chuck SoUohub; Dave Little; Bert Finn; Dick Walsh; Kenny O ' Sullivan; Rear Row: Jack Ryan (Coach); Barry Thomas; Jay McCann; Chuck Abbott; Mike Jcnks; Jim Sorenson; Don Murff; Brian McEnany; Spike SancUrs, )ack Riceman. A record in the making I got it — now you hold it. As the swimming season opened, most predictions were gloomy; however, the team worked hard and long under the close supervision of Coach Jack Ryan and was able to compile a highly respectable season record of 7-5. Although the record is not outstanding, the team stood out in every contest; records were continually broken, whether the meets were won or lost. The Navy meet was especially characteristic of the fighting spirit of the team. Though they lost, the Army team broke six Academy records in this meet. The Harvard and Colgate meets and the victory over Cornell were singled out as team efforts. Captain Chuck Sollohub, Drew Casani, and Spike Sanders stood out; along with the other First Classmen, Larry Heikkela and Jim Cargile. They led the team through the difficult season, Steve Childers and the other Yearlings broke numerous records. These upperclassmen, aided by the fine swimmers on this year ' s Plebe team, bring high prospects for next year. iipi And with a " heigh ho. Silver " United we stand ARMY OPPONENT New York Athletic Club 61 46 Syracuse 49 47 Springfield 53 43 Pittsburgh 52 1 2 43 1 2 Penn State 43 2 3 52 1 3 Temple 49 47 Navy 47 1 2 48 1 2 3.4 sec. — here we come! The PFT is coming — so what. ! :X - " MiSe j t) Ki—I— — ' ■ " ■ ' ■■ ■ 222 AINST CEILINP y BROKEN 1 r n n B a a B nESEnaan nsoBmn n I] n n ' s r " c ■ — " QQ n y n n naannau BBDanayaH nsDan DBuaBO naaoBBn oBBn BBBBBB DBBn BBBBB DQB ] u n D B B n n tr- B □ B Mk B B iiP Front Row: Maj. Dallman (OIC); Bill Deuel; Dick Yule; Jon Aaronsohn; Mr. Maloney (Coach); Dave Hastings; John Kamerdiener; Ralph Garens; Capt. Craten ( Asst. OIC); Second Row: Bill Chandler; Tom Griffith; Will Worthington; Ken Wallace; Serge Olive; Larry Richards; Walt Hodge; Ed Hen- dren; Bob Dickenson; Merle Williams; Recir Row: Dave Gar- vin ( Mgr. ) ; Steve Best; Bud Hall; Bill Brown; Marty Ishinger; Sandy Walters; Doug Johnson; Pat Tate. GYMNASTICS Captain Jon Aaronsohn and Coach Maloney Captain John Aaronsohn, working closely with Coach Maloney, set to work early in the gymnastics season with long and numerous practices. Never before was a gymnastics team so determined to win. The team ' s effort paid off — Army lost only two of its eight meets, one to Penn State and one to Navy. Yearling Tom Griffith excelled at tumbling, bringing in many points for Army. Ralph Garens spent his last year on the team in mastering the sidehorse. Phil Costain, Merle Williams, and Steve Best were classified as tre- mendous by the spectators of their high bar antics. Dave Hastings, Dick Yule, and John Kammerdiener all tied the Academy record in the meet with Navy. John Aaronsohn and Bill DeuU starred on the rings; much was expected of them in the all-important Navy meet. However, the tragedy of the year occurred when John was injured and therefore unable to finish the season. The team worked hard — Richards and Hendren were especially praised — but without its captain on the rings, gymnastics lost to the Middies by one heart-break- ing point. A great deal is expected of next year ' s team. Not only will many of our top gymnasts return, but there will also be fine performers from this year ' s Plebe team, which had a very successful season. c r ' v iry — f- • ■) ' -i ' 1 . • ' - Front Row: Lou Sill; Jim McQuillen; Rich Carlson; Jim Cunningham; Bob Cain; Rear Row: Maj. Geraci ( OIC ) ; Coach Leif Nordlie; Jim Peterson; Jack Kampher; Don Sawtelle; Dick McNear; Don Voss; Colin Kelly; Jim Chase; Bob Chelberg ( Mgr. ) ; Missing: John Neiger. SQUASH In spite of the last-match loss to Navy, this year ' s squash team had a successful season with nine victories for fourteen matches played. Coach Nordlie and Captain Dick M cNear worked long and hard to prepare the team for its toughest games against Yale, Harvard, Princeton, and Navy. Don Voss was the number one man during most of the year. John Kampfer always did a great job, especially with his wins against Princeton and Harvard. Captain Dick McNear chalked up our only win against Navy this year. The man who inspired the team and kept its spirit up during the periods ' following losses to the big Ivy League teams was Jim McQuillen, next year ' s captain. Seven of the top ten players are graduating in June, a fact which causes some concern over prospects for next year. However, there are several Yearlings returning who, with next year ' s First Classmen, will form a strong squad. To this team will be added several top Plebe players, who showed fine style this year. % Captain Dick McNear and Coach Leif Nordlie They say you can play music by ear . 224 RIFLE Before the CCNY match at New York, Army rifle teams had enjoyed a winning streak of 37 consecutive matches. Then they lost to CCNY by one point in what appeared to be an unlucky match. This year ' s team had trouble, but after losing two more matches it came back fighting in true Army style, turning in a great season terminated by the important victory over Navy. The rifle team has had a strong 1-2-3 punch in John King, Ed Brown, and Captain Lou Berra. These three were instrumental in the victories this year. Though the entire team performed expertly in the big match with Navy, it was the superb effort of this trio which brought the score up to 1448. This was the season ' s top score, a requirement necessary to beat the Middies, who also fired their season ' s top score of 1442. One word describes next year ' s rifle team — " strong. " Only three lettermen are graduating and there are sev- eral potential standouts moving up from the successful Plebe team. Coach Gallman and Captain Lou Berra Front Row: Dave Dluzyn; John King; Lou Berra (Capt. ); Ed Brown; Jim Harmon; John Porter; Second Row: Mike Under- wood (Mgr.); Bill Ford; M Sgt. O. L. Gallman (Coach); Bill Mogan; Al Chapman; Gary Coe; ' Rear Row: Capt. Barton (OIC); Wayne Snow; Lou Stiirbois; Raif Snover; Bob Palmer. 225 Front Row: Jim Dawson; Bob Kee; Maj. Rodgers (Asst. OIC); Maj. Eek (OIC); M Sgt. Benner (Coach); Don McBee (Capt. ); AI Ailinger; Rear Row: Miles Eberts; Art Ryan; Dick Cole; Butch Bayless; Carl Wimmer; Larry Smallcy; Ken Geiger; Ed Barry; Dale Himes; Chuck Kinsey; Dave Swick; Ray Pendle - ton; Bob Shuey; Vic Bunze. PISTOL Captain Don McBee and Coach Benner 226 The pistol team had a perfect 7-0 season with victories over all the other service academies. As in the past vic- torious seasons, most of the credit is given to M Sgt. Huelet (Joe) Benner, who is probably the best pistol coach in the United States. No opponent seemed capable of matching Army ' s 1385-or-better scores this year. Navy and the Coast Guard each lost by 22 points. ViUanova lost by the un- believable score of 1418-1286. At the NRA Sectionals, the Army pistol teanj again met little competition and took first place. The success this year was mainly the result of the ability of Coach Benner and the scores of Swick, Pendle- ton, Eberts, and Bayless. Dave Swick stood out in spirit as well as scoring; consequently, he was elected as next year ' s captain. He looks forward to another undefeated season next year with several good Plebes joining the squad to replace the five Icttermen who will graduate in June. FroK Kou: Jim Hoass; Phil Chappcll; Grant Shafer; Dick Healy; Ed Sprague; Bill Hanne; Gene Reese; Keith Nance; Jim Johnson; George Schein; Second Row: Mr. Carl Crowell (Coach); Gary Brown; Jim Lav; Ted Benz; Howie Roberts Lynn Bender; Rudy Kohler; Ron Richie; Jim McGin- nis; Mike Mierau; Gus Gertsch; Chuck Merriam; Stan Thompson; Maj. Terrell ( Asst. OIC); Maj. Sterling (QIC) Third Row: Larry Sanders; Gene LaBorne; Freddy LaRoque Johnny Jones; Bob McCarthy; Dick Knoblock; Ed Hamilton Gerry Garwick; Jerry Seay; Duane Slater; Frank Williams: Rear Ron ' : Art Bondshu; Bob Goode; Al Robb; Larry Mengel Fred Gordon; Dale Kuhns; Bruce Holmberg; Earl Horan; Stacy Bragg; Jerry White. Coach Carl Crowell and Captain Howie Roberts TRACK Captained by two-miler Howie Roberts, the indoor track team evened its season record at three wins and as many losses. The most stirring victory was over Navy. The underdog Croweilmen put forth a tremendous effort in all events to nip the confident Middies 59-50 in an ex- citing meet which was undecided until the last relay race. The Navy meet typified the Army track team ' s competitive determination and unconquerable spirit. By performing to the upmost, they came from behind to take an unexpected victory. Gary Brown set a new Acad- emy record by pole-vaulting nearly a foot higher than he had all season. Ted Benz ' s superb duel with Navy ' s captain in the final two mile relay, in which he came from behind to win, exemplified the team ' s performances in its contests this year. Bob McCarthy and Jerry Cle- ments took many first plac es. Injuries hurt the team and were prime causes for its losses to Manhattan, Harvard, and Penn State. 227 It ' s all yours After an undefeated indoor season the I960 track team opened up a tough outdoor season. The team faced many of the finest squads in the East, and every one of the contests proved to be exciting; although, at times heart- breaking in their outcomes. When Army lost, it was by very slim margins. Although the squad has sudi stars as Captain Bill Hanne, the 1000-yard Heptagonal champion, Phil Chap- pell, the Heptagonal broad jumping champion, and Keith Nance, the holder of the all-time shot put record at the Academy, the opposition rostered stars of equal caliber and managed to snatch many viaories from Army by a few points. But whether it was victorious or not, the team displaye d the spirit and determination characteristic of an Army team. Down in Maryland the track team came out second best in a hard-fought duel with the vengeful Middies, who were still smarting from the upset victory Army had achieved during the indoor season. In spite of the effort of Jim Johnson, the Academy hurdle champion, and the other champions, the team had to accept a 76 2 3 to 54 1 3 defeat. This year ' s team should avenge the Navy loss; it is the strongest team we have seen in years with fine com- petitors in every event. ' i ARMY OPPONENT Missouri 69 71 Harvard 63 1 2 76 Yale 43 97 Notre Dame 72 68 Heptagonals — -Fifth Place West Virginia 120 1 2 19 1 2 Iowa 75 1 2 58 1 2 Navy 54 1 3 76 2 3 West Point ' s answer to Sputnik ARMY OPP. St. John ' s 62 47 Manhattan 52 57 Pittsburgh 56 5 6 52 1 6 Harvard 51 1 2 57 1 2 Penn State 45 54 Navy 59 50 229 ARMY OPPONENT NYU 8 2 Fordham 7 1 Columbia 6 1 Swarthmore 22 4 Hofstra 7 3 CCNY 9 3 Delaware 2 4 Yale 10 4 St. John ' s 9 4 Villanova 3 2 Vermont 9 4 Amherst 6 3 Pennsylvania 4 1 Syracuse 4 7 Ithaca 4 5 Dartmouth 8 1 Seton Hall 3 3 Brown 7 2 Harvard 8 2 Princeton 10 2 Cornell 8 4 Colgate 1 Manhattan 4 7 Navy 1 9 l ' iV All irnh IS .IS j;c)i i.l as a mile Old Rubber arm Al ' s got Bellino ' s number 230 BASEBALL Last year our baseball team established an all-time Army record with 18 wins, 5 losses, and one tie. Led by Bob Kewley, who set a strikeout record with 17 against Yale, the team went all the way to become the Eastern Champs. Kewley and Wayne Williams were in the starting lineup of the All East team, and two others made the second team. Prospects couldn ' t be better this year. Although we lost a pitcher, a catcher, and an outfielder from our starting lineup, we should have no problems. Two pitch- ers, including Bob Kewley, are back as are Roger Zail- skas and Wayne Williams, two of our top sluggers. The starting lineup will probably include six Firsties; the remainder will be filled in with Cows and numerous Yearlings just up from a successful year of Plebe ball. The team will play all of the big Eastern teams again this year. In preparation for the rough but promising schedule ahead of them, the team will play four games in Florida during the spring vacation period. The com- bination of top players, top training, and top spirit will put Army on top once more. Captain Wayne Williams and Coach Eric Tipton s w Front Roll-. Mgr. Shipley; Bob Kewley; Al Dejardin; Bob Lilley; Wilton McRae; Ned Loscuito ( Capt. ) ; Dan DiCarlo; Al Keating; Manny Scivoletto; George Kirschenbauer; Mgr. Clay; Second Row: Coach Eric Tipton; Ass ' t Coach Burton; Chuck Gallo; Bob Drause; John Schmidt; Larry Crane; Roger Zailskas; Frank Partlow; Harry Woodward; Wayne Williams; Marty Zaldo; Jon Lynn; Mgr. Borrello; Col. Red Reader; Rear Row: Ray LoPresto; Otto Everbach; John Nau; Pierce Hanley; Bob Anderson; Frank Gibson; Tom Blanda; Ralph Fox; John Grimshaw. .. ' « • -• » .•i " « . ' " ■ ' 1 - ' lv . 231 i ARMY OPPONENT Mt. Washington 7 8 Yale 13 7 Rutgers 17 3 Princeton 15 6 Hofstra 11 2 Maryland 17 6 Syracuse 18 9 Virginia 15 5 Baltimore 13 4 Navy 7 10 Just ont of many 232 Beg your pardon, goin ' somewhere? fU " 4 itv J " ' ••V V. 9 % 1 TlfFW t flrw rTSj BrrSiii Front Row: Bill Cauthen ( Ass ' t Mgr.); Eddie Laurance; Chuck Belan; Bill Carpenter; Bob Miser; Chuck Titus; T. Eubanks; Bob Owens; John Berti (Mgr.); Second Row: Maj. " Bud " Devens (OIC); Reid Russell; Al Armstrong; Bruce Cowan; Glenn Adams; Sam Wilder; Kim Fox; Pat Hillier; Ron Hannon; Fred Daniloff; Coach " Ace " Adams; Third Row: Bill Cuthbertsori (Trainer); Ron Chisolm; Tom Reilly; Bob Fuellhart; Gene Tomlinson; Len Butler; Al Biddison; Dick Buckner; Tom Middaugh. Last year ' s first-game loss to Mount Washington did not upset our lacrosse team ' s hopes for a great season. With such outstanding stars as Bob Miser, Bill Carpenter, and Hal Eubanks, the next eight opponents were each beaten by at least nine goals. All that was between us and the top-team rating was Navy. Victory seemed sure — Navy barely beat some of the same teams that lost to us by nine or ten goals. However, something happened in that final crucial game and the Middies beat us 10 to 7. None- theless, ours was a big team last year. Its captain, Bob Miser, was voted the best attack man in the nation. Several of our players were All Americans; several played in the North-South game and were outstanding. Six lettermen will be back in the midfield this year. Defense will be especially strong with Glen Adams and Dick Buckner returning. In the attack. Butch Darrell is expected to fill in the hole left by Bob Miser. Also Yearling Don Smith looks promising. Pat Hillier will probably be the star this year, with Rod Hannan and Sam Wilder, the new captain, scoring the most goals. Other stars such as Al Biddison and Bob Fuelhart will help bring in the victories, especially over Navy! LACROSSE Captain Sam Wilder and Coach Jim " Ace " Adams 233 i Too late . . . Army scores again ALL AMERICANS Bob Miser, 1st Team Hal Eubanks, 1st Team Bill Carpenter, 1st Team Eddie Laurance, 5rd. Team Sam Wilder, Hon. Mention Al Biddison, Hon. Mention Dick Buckner, Hon. Mention After completing last year ' s outstanding season, several of our lacrosse stars went to Massachusetts to represent the Corps in the All Star North-South game. In one of the best, closest, and most exciting games ever played, the cadets once more showed the country where the lacrosse players are. The Northern team centered around Bob Miser, Chuck Belan, and Hal Eubanks, who teamed up to account for one-half of the North ' s goals. Eddie Laurance stopped fifteen would-be Southern goals. As- sists by Eubanks and Miser and outstanding defending by Frasier and Laurance caused the game to be as close as it was. All of our players were commended for their performance, especially Miser and Laurance, who won top honors. Biddison takes command 234 Coach Lief Nordlie and Captain Bob Cain Last year ' s tennis team had a rather successful season with nine victories and eight losses, most of which were to the big Ivy League teams. Most of the stars are back and, along with the best from the old Plebe team, they promise even more wins this season, with hopes of beat- ing even Harvard, Yale, and Princeton. Jim Peterson and Don Voss will probably fill in the top two positions again this year. Don ' s Yearling brother, Diddy Voss, will probably be in third place with Lee Sager fourth. Judging from his record on the Plebe team last season, Diddy will be a great asset when the going gets rough in games with the Ivy League teams and especially Navy. Sandy Stewart, Captain Bob Cain, and Yearlings will fill the remaining positions. We have the team this year so let ' s take them all . . . LET ' S BEAT NAVY! TENNIS 6 ' 6 " sure comes in handy Front Row. Dick Carlson; Lee Sager; Don Voss; Don Hubbard; Jim Peterson; Frank Westfall; Bob Chelberg; Second Row: Sgt. Bill Millikan ( Asst. Coach); Coach Leif Nordlie; Jim McQuillan; John Wood; Sandy Stuart; Hank Fisher; Jim O ' Connell; Pete Gleichenhaus (Mgr.); Capt. Jay Hatch (OIC). ARMY OPPONENT Swarthmore 6 3 NYU 7 2 Columbia 4 5 Williams 3 6 Princeton 9 Dartmouth 1 8 Harvard i 6 Colgate 6 3 Yale 9 Cornell 3 6 Manhattan 9 Fairfield 9 Pennsylvania 6 3 Penn State 5 4 Wesleyan 6 3 Seton Hall 9 Navy 4 5 . -|p0 ' -it GOLF Last year ' s golf team had the best season of any team in the history of the sport at the Mihtary Academy. We finished off the season undefeated and won the Eastern IntercoUegiates for the first time. The combination of fine golfers with that unbeatable Army spirit and the inspiration, leadership, and instruction provided by Coach Walter Browne were responsible for the unde- feated season. We have good reason to expect this year ' s golf team to match or even surpass the records set in the past season. Although we lost our top three players, there are four returning First Classmen who have played in the top seven positions ever since their Yearling year. Several Second Classmen will start out in the fifth, sixth, and seventh positions and four or five good prospects from the old Plebe team will give added balance and depth to the squad. This year ' s team has all they need — ability and spirit coupled with the close supervision of a great coach — to go all the way again in the coming season. Captain Jim Jenz and Coach Walter Bro ARMY OPPONENT Colgate 4 3 Columbia 7 Manhattan 6 1 Princeton 4 3 Georgetown 6 I Dartmouth 5 2 Pennsylvania 5 2 Cornell 6 1 Navy 4 3 Coath Walter Browne; Dick Daniel; Jim Taylor; Dave Teal; Rand Edelstein; Al Yancey; Billy Parks; Jim Jenz; Manly Parks; Capt. Barber (OIC). ( Aaronsohn, J. Adams, J. Anderson, L. R. Angstadt, R. Armstrong, A. P. Bayless, H. K. Bazan, D. Bender, L. Benz, H. G. Berra, L. C. Blanda, F. T. Bonko, D. Boys, R. C. Buckner, R. Cain, R. S. Campbell, D. Cargile, J. P. Carroll, T. F. Casani, A. B. Chandler, W. Chase, J. Chelberg, R. Clarke, R. D. Clements, G. Connors, J. W. Corcoran, J. R. Cowan, B. M. CuUen, J. A. Daniloff, F. D. Deuel, W. T. Dewar, J. D. Dluzyn, D. Eielson, J. A. Flack, G. L. Ford, W. Fox, K. E. Garens, R. W. Gibson, F. L. Greeley, B. Hannon, H. M. Hastings, D. A. Heikkila, F. L. Hersant, D. E. HiUier, P. Himes, D. Jenz, J. E. Joulwan, G. A. Kammerdiener, J. L. Kelly, G. E. Kempfer, J. B. Kewley, R. H. Knoblock, R. Gymnastics Football, Lacrosse Basketball Soccer Lacrosse Pistol Soccer Cross Country, Track Cross Country, Track Rifle Football Foot fall Hockey Lacrosse Squash Hockey Swimming Hockey Swimming Gymnastics Squash Tennis 1 0 Football Track Football Gymnastics Lacrosse Hockey Soccer Gymnastics Soccer, Hockey Rifle Football Wrestling Rifle Lacrosse Gymnastics Football Soccer Basketball, Lacrosse Gymnastics Swimming Swimming Lacrosse Pistol Golf Football Gymnastics Swimming Squash Rifle, Baseball Track, Football LaBorne, E. Maus, R. M. McBee, D. L. McCann, J. J. McCarthy, R. McGinnis, J. McNear, R. Mercer, T. K. Miller, W. L. Minor, H. D. Murphy, P. J. Mallory, G. C. Neiger, J. Ogden, W. Palmer, P. C. Parks, B. M. Parks, W. I. Pearl, Q. Powell, B. Protzman, R. Raible, J. L. Rauch, F. C. Richards, L. A. Roberts, H. H. Robertson, W. Sager, L. Sanders, E. P. Sawtelle, D. Scivoletto, E. J. SoUohub, C. Strauss, R. H. Stringham, J. Sykes, F. A. Taylor, W. D. Teal, D. J. Vanderbush, A. Vedder, S. E. Wagner, H. O. Walters, A. Weaver, J. J. Wilder, S. D. Williams, W. R. Willis, B. Wimmer, C. J. Witherspoon, E. S. Woodward, H. E. Wright, W. R. Yancey, A. W. Yost, W. D. Yule, R. G. Zailskas, R. W. Zaldo, M. J. Track Pistol Pistol Swimming Football, Track Track Squash I 50 Football Wrestling, Football Football Wrestling 150 Football Squash Soccer Rifle Golf Golf Swimming Soccer Wrestling Cross Country 150 Football Gymnastics Cross Country, Track 150 Football Basketball, Tennis Swimming Squash Baseball Swimming Basketball 150 Football Football Gymnastics Golf Football, Baseball Squash Soccer Gymnastics, Football Swimming Lacrosse Baseball, Football 150 Football Pistol 150 Football Baseball Pistol Golf Football Gymnastics Football, Baseball Baseball 237 INTRAMURALS Fall Again this fall, our intramurals proved to be hard-fought, close contests. Football was better than ever with many good teams battling for the Brigade Championship. In the exciting final game, Company A-1 defeated powerful K-2 to take the title. Out on the tennis courts, too, A-1 ended up supreme when their team beat that of Company 1-2. However, even with two Brigade Championships, A-l ' s standing was fourth in their regiment — an indication of how close the competition was this year. In soccer, the Second Regiment came back with Company D-2, first place in the regiment, sweeping the field. In an exciting contest, they were able to stop a mighty C-I team. This regiment ' s other victory went to Company G-2, whose golf team beat D-l ' s golfers. K-2, second in their regiment in intramural stand- ings, lost their track meet to Company I- 1 in one of the best contests in years. I-l, close to the top in football and all other intramurals and now the Brigade Champs in track, became second only to E-1 in regimental stand- ings. E-1, who won no Brigade titles, had the highest final standing in the 1st Regiment with good teams in all events. B-2 put up a good fight in triathlon, but lost to D-1, whose team swept its regiment. Fall intramural contests were never more exciting or spirited than during the fall of I960. i So far, so good 238 ysm . ' V m i ■ ' . " . " t " ; ' ' ' ■ One of these guys must have the ball Hup, two, three . And you say track i s fun? 239 Now if you should happen to miss it. . . . " Utilizing-g-g the forehand-d-d . . . " Winter Yes, we ' re working our way through college 240 Something nev ' was tried in Winter Intramur.ils this year — they were made mandatory for everyone. This change came as a shock to many who expected to spend the winter in peaceful hibernation, but when the season began, we found that it provided a great chance to relax from the rigors of academics. Those who went overboard for winter intramurals chose boxing or wrestling as their sports. In these con- tests the regiments split; K-2 ' s wrestling team beat M-1 for the title, and I-l beat K-2 for the boxing title. The Second Regiment won two other contests. F-2 beat B-1 to become the handball champs. In the pool, M-2 beat A-l ' s water polo team to win the title. The First Regiment atoned for last winter ' s debacle by taking four out of the seven titles. E-1 beat B-2 for the squash title; L-1 beat E-2 in basketball with a score of 58-51; and G-1 beat M-2 to win the volleyball cham- pionship. The only sport where we get to use weapons Intermurder Basketball — referees ' nightmare And I signed up for voUeybal 241 The spring intramurals of the I960 season were com- pletely dominated by the Second Regiment. B-l ' s water polo team fought to the top of the First Regiment only to be beaten by M-2 in a smashing 8- 1 defeat. F- 1 ' s top tennis team was downed 3-0 by K-2. The C-2 badminton team took the Brigade Championship with a 7-2 victory over K-1. The soccer championship went to Company D-2, and F-2 beat L-1, the top softball team in the First Regiment, with a score of 11-5. The only really close contest was in cross-country, where B-2 nudged out I-l by one point. With this victory all the Brigade Champion- ships ended up in the Second Regiment. Spring intramurals have always proved to be hard- fought contests, with a high competitive spirit between the companies. This spring ' s events should be even more interesting than usual, with the First Regiment striving to avenge last year ' s losses, and with lacrosse added to the new voluntary program. The Theory of the Leisure Class Spring Like, man, it ' s around here somewhere THE SPIRIT OF THE TWELFTH MAN . i«« %fc-- -mBm a-i i3iin AI.O :)7m 245 i ' W " S. • i.?; T • Vi r ' ' 3r His finest hours 10 Pi ;i A The basic organizational unit of the Corps down through the years has been the cadet company. It is from the company frame of reference that we, hke those who have gone before us, will remember in later years our stay at USMA. It is in the com- pany that we went about the actual routine of cadet life. Here our closest friendships and associations were forged. Here we established those inter-class relationships that are necessary to insure the continuity of the Academy as one chain of command succeeds another each year. With these ninety-odd men we ate, played intramurals, and generated a store of side-splitting anec- dotes to savor in the years to come. Yes, we will never forget our own little segment of the Corps. n A section edited by MARTIN L. GANDERSON 3 BRIGADE STAFF SS Vanderbush, A.; Graves. H.; Hannon, H.; Holmberg. B.; Harmon, R.; Grigg, N. The First and Second Classes represent The Corps at the Pitt gam 249 FIRST REGIMLiNl STAFF: Habic, F.; Heimdahl, P.; Dalgleish, h.; OIinlf, |., PopoMch, M.; Connors, J. First Regimental Staff 250 ' - " m FIRST BATTALION STAFF: Gibson, F. L.; LaBorne, E. F.; Williamson, W. R.; McCarthy, R. E. SECOND BATTALION STAFF: McBee, D.; Robertson, W.; Roberts, H.; Breslin, M. 2 THIRD BATTALION STAFF: Hricz, G.; Reno, W.; McCreary, H.; Brown, R. 251 ' Second Class: Front Row: Gunderman, G. L.; Sazama, F. J.; Hanley, P. J.; Mailey, G. T.; Cannon, W. P.; Porter, J. G.; Krause, R. G.; Second Row: Froeschle, J.; Baugh- man, H. S.; Siedzick, P.; Dissinger, L.; Maun ' , W.; Byers, J. W.; Robb, A. D.; Fellows, R. W.; Rear Row: Carter, B. F.; Schredl, M. G.; Mengel, L.; Grimshaw, J.; Molvar, J. T.; Reimer, D. J.; Szwarckop, J. D.; Carter, R. M.; McCarthy, J. Not Pictured: Baxter, G. E. Third Class: Front Row: Venes, R. A.; Lodoen, G. I. Hall, G. H.; O ' Donnell, J. R.; Pappas, G.; Foley, R. F. Second Row: Jackson, D. S.; Arbogast, G.; Higgins, R.: Bowers, M. J.; Roesler, D. E.; Spear, L. R.; Coulson R. T.; Third Row: Bagby, D. R.; Gladfelter, D. M.: Whitehead, W. J.; Stanley, P. D.; Beatty, N. E.; Rear Row: Graham, J. M.; O ' Connor, J. M.; Wilson, J. W La Voy, A. A.; White, M. D.; Tyler, T. S. Fourth Class: Front Row: Yourtee, L. R.; Bramlette L.; Grunstad, N.; Spannaus, O. L.; Morey, R. A.; Elson P. M.; Hinshaw, F. M.; Second Row: Adam, L. A. Thomas, T. N.; Fraser, H. R.; Bearce, A. B.; Boyd, H. F Knight, F.; Doolittle, R. J.; Third Row: Randall, M. J. Mack, A. R.; Kofalt, J. A.; Woodle, C. E.; West, A. L. Thurston, C. H.; Shanabrough, K. J.; Fourth Row Lazar, J. B.; Major, W. J.; Meyer, P. J.; Schou, D. T. Gerken, J. H.; Stablein, G.; Rear Row: Williams, R. Kullman, T. M.; Davison, M. S.; Klein, R. S.; Kufeke, R. P.; Pope, F. M. First Class: Front Row: Potts, R. L.; Palmer, P. C; Maus, R. M.; Jones, J. C; Enfield, S. W.; Dickson, R. C; Second Row: Williamson, W.; Cam- eron, R.; Yavis, R. P.; Nitkowski, J. F.; Bender, L. A.; Richards, L. A.; Rear Row: Smith, P. W.; Clough, S. M.; Yost, W. D.; Anderson, L. R.; Seidel, B. R.; Wetzel, A. R.; Bais, H. A.; Holton, Q. Sol Pictured: Dalgleish, G.; Wilder, S. D. 252 1% Since that day of all days, we of the company that leads the Corps have gradually transformed from the ragtail group of civilians we came as to the wearers of the black shield, soon to be exchanged for the gold bars we have all dreamed of for so long a time. Our ranks are thinner than when we first started our four years here, but the memories we have will linger on in our years for all time to come. We have fought the TD and the Academic Departments as well, but through our years our spirit has gone untarnished. We have had our squabbles and our differences, but still we have remained steadfast and united. From the first we thought of ourselves as the best, and that we have striven to prove it in every way. Now the doors are opened again, and we will spill out into the four winds to apply what we have learned. We leave behind the memories of the grey walls, of past acquaintances, and friends and start anew. And as Rudyard Kipling would tell us each, " Yours is the Earth and everything that ' s in it. . . . " 253 No one man could hold us down, so ' 61 plowed through Happy Hal, J.B., Sam, and the Rookie. With this outstanding cast as our guides we emerged from the catacombs of Beast Barracks into a most delightful sequence of experiences: Plebe year was holy hell, and Plebe Christmas just as dull. Buckner was a typical chance to excel while rustling through the bushes and climbing the rocks of Flirtation Walk. With Cow Year everything changed. We were as bright as shining lights, fired with vigor and the desire to make Quality our Habit, and somewhere along the line the boys upstairs goofed. Pious B-1, perpetually on the Dean ' s other list, friends of the area, and rack rats took the Superintendent ' s Award ( someday they will learn ) . The First Class Trip brought us to amiable financial understanding with our Latin neighbors on the other side of the bridge. Then it came, the beginning of the end, but we should all re- member that this end is only the beginning of a long and loyal service to our country. C ' mon, get serious. LRHMANi FIRST Class: From Rou: EsseKtein, W. D.; GoodcU, H. K.; C;ullum, R.; Williams, W. R.; Griffiths, W. R.; Shaffer, R. A.; Second Ron: Rittgcrs, C. M.; Dreesbach, D.; Cerasoli, R.; Sloan, M.; Dyer, T. N.; Randall, H. W.; Sisk, F. G.; Rear Row: Sawtelle, D.; Doherty, J. W.; Kopcsak, G. C; Stuart, A. J.; Shearer, C. M.; Lilienthal, H.; McCann, J. J. Second Class: l-ronl Ron: Batt, H. C; Christopher. W. G.; Parmenter, L.; Whelton, M.; Butzer, C. B.; Kief fer, J. S.; Carr, S. T.; Second Rou: Wallace, R. V. Jr.: Starbird, E.; Oliver, G. W.; Andress, J. G.; McDonough J.; Dean, K. L.; Martin, J. R.; Hudak, S. J.; Third Rou Pryor, R. W.; Shutes, S.; Crabtree, M.; Stanat, C. W. J. Phillips, D. J.; Rear Rou: Skarupa, R. A.; Maidt, H. N. Guy, J. R.; Chegar, R. D.; Cadwell, H.; Wuerpel, C. Third Class: Front Row: Davidson, S. R.; Cooke, W. J.; Whidden, D. L.; Weyrauch, P. T.; Vote, G. F.; Wilson, L.; Second Row: Phillips, C. M.; Lippemeier, G. H.; Tezak, E. G.; Wolz, D. J.; Winters, R. F.; Woods, L. L.; Third Row: Vaughn, C. N.; Woods, J. M. Jr.; McMuUen, J. N.; Stevens, P. M.; Williams, W. S.; Rear Row: Barron, M. R.; Silvey, W. J.; Stacy, W. A.; Myers, D. H.; Brum- bach, P.; Westermeier, J.; Wall, S. K. Fourth Class: Front Row: Darrell, K. W.; Badger, T. A.; Piekarski, R. A.; Moran, M. J.; Lang, J. W.; Shoe maker, R. L.; Wells, J. T.; Second Row: Schoonover, J. Piram, J. A.; Woolsey, G. T.; Rhoades, G. T.; Smith W. R.; Clark, J. R.; Palmer, C. W.; Third Row: Amrine R. M.; Kleeman, J. E.; Nahas, N. M.; Baldwin, R. L. Seeger, R. F.; Palko, J. E.; Talbot, G. W.; Fourth Row Legan, T. L.; Von Freymann, R.; Thomas, H. L.; Speedy J. C; Dykes, A. A.; Winkler, J. K.; Rear Row: Schmeelk P. G.; Roberts, T.; Fracker, S.; Magnell, C. O. P.; Ram say, D. L.; Erb, J. G.; Jimearson, J. v L bt -] 255 i " Stocks are falling, men. ' ' 61 joined casual-One on 30 August 1957. To date, neither of them have quite re- covered from the shock. We had those who made their mark early, Gene ' s major " A " plebe year. Yearling year saw our red curtains come and go while Jay slugged it out with the Graphics Department. Who of us will ever forget: Chip Wanner at reveille — Stacy Bragg watching snow fall — Jim Haise and Dick Behrenhausen per- petually packing — Jim Struve playing " Beanbag of the Universe " — Dick Yule flex- ing? Cow year saw the big move to the Hilton-on-the-Hudson. Tacs came and went, but the Rat Pack grew in experience and achievement. Hampy kept drawling while Bob Oliver punched his way into the hearts of the OPE. Art ' s hi-fi grew in volume, size, and coolness, while most of us fought the Battle of Thayer Hall. Firstie year saw Bruce, Will and Gene get stripes a-plenty, and Rog got his well-deserved stars. We leave with a few unsolved mysteries: did Jay Cook really mimeo his love letters? What attraction did Beast hold for Will Conley? Will Dickie fall? Will Ham and the Slugger go back to Mexico City to stay? We were a motley crew, but the joys and sorrows we have seen will spark many a future meeting. The spirit is willing and the flesh is ready. Look out world, here we come! 1 ' - nknm r, f% r is Second Class: Fro« jRow; Fiore, F. A.; Woodman, D. K.; Ostenberg, T. P.; Henn, K.; Buck, T. E.; Kendall, J. F.; Hendren, E.; Second Row: McNaraara, P.; Darrah, J.; Kent R.; Comello, J. J.; Wojcik, J. J.; Moore, T. J.; Dunmyer, J. W.; Third Row: Shuey, R.; Ryan, J.; Cross, W.; Zinn, R.; Gorman, J.; Rear Row: Scheewe, L.; Dwyer, E.; Norwood, M.; Gorden, F. A.; Brown, A. S.; Snover, R. E.; Sweeney, D.; Pearson, T. Third Class: front Row: Wilson, T. A.; Roberts, R. H Orndorf, H. W.; Dalia, J. L.; Hipson, H. A.; Seiwert A. J.; Guilhaus, H. H.; Second Row: O ' Connor, D. J Burke, J. E.; Smith, G. N.; Byrns, J. W.; Robbins, J. R Buse, F. J.; Nelander, J. C; Rear Row: James, R. D. Davenport, G. W.; Miller, M. D.; Trucksa, R. C; Shep hard, A. L.; Witt, W. W.; Cornfoot, J. L.; Stennis, W. H Not Pictured: Heim, B. K. FOURTH Class: Front Rote: Peters, J.; Rosa, H.; Lake, J.; Corley, B.; Reynolds, W.; Beasley, C; Heneman, H.; Brennan, M.; Second Roic: Arnold, J.; Muratti, J.; Winklejohn, D.; Green, L.; Puckett, R.; Morton, H.; Stapleton, J.; Third Roir: Kresefski, L.; Stepek, D.; Boster, J.; Craighill, R.; Ullman, D.; Graw, L.; Morgan, T.; Fourth Row: Hulin, B.; Ames, R.; Efird, C; Bramlett, J.; Mulvaney, J.; Graves, P.; Rear Row: Simpson, J.; Treado, A.; Rhodes, R. First Class: Front Rotv: Downey, A. J.; Bernard R. K.; Bragg, S. C; Conley, W. C; Cook, J. C; Neutzling, R.; Second Row: Struve, J. E.; Behren- hausen, R. A.; Hamilton, R.; Oliver, R. L.; Wanner, F. W.; Cornelius, R. L.; Rear Row: Brooks, J. G.; LaBorne, E.; Haise, J. R.; Richards, D.; Yule, R. G.; Hodges, H. H.; Baird, T. H.; Welsh, L. E. 257 First Class: Front Row: Looram, J.; Lubke, A.; Ligon, W.; Second Row: Cunningham, N.; Thompson, R.; Campbell, D.; Carroll, T.; Gabriel, H.; Dluzyn, D.; Herrick, R.; Martin, J.; Third Row: White, D.; Freeman, S.; Denney, S.; Fourth Row: Ericksen, G.; Carlson, C; Brown, E.; Rear Row: Mack, J.; Lund, T.; Burchell, G.; Reynolds, R.; Welsh, C; Maclean, J.; McCarthy, R.; Leland, E. Second Class: Front Row: Oldfield, P. J.; Karrer, D.; Larsen, A. L.; Hufschmid, R.; Lilley, R. J.; Kobayashi, R. S.; Lape, J. V.; Dworsak, W.; Second Row: Sloan, J. N.; Kilmartin, T.; Reeves, S. E.; Douglas, R. E.; Third Row: Thomas, B. N.; Dupuy, T. N.; Stewart, D. E.; Fourth Row: Schein, G.; Ishoy, K. V.; Rear Row: Regan, J. S.; Hurst, N. R.; Urbina, C. L.; Stanley, W. D.; Munsch, R. C; Bauman, R. D.; McElhose, A.; Sweet, G. B. Not Pictured: Fee, J. E.; Byrd, W. A. Third Class: Front Row: Steinig, R.; Wangsgard, C; Smith, P.; Caywood, J.; Robert, E.; Owen, W.; Young, R.; Second Row: Prutow, D.; Bollinger, E.; Lutz, W.; Third Row: Embree, D.; Tate, C; Westbrook, J.; Waller, J.; Rear Row: Getalla, A.; Lawn, M.; O ' Toole, R.; Cook, L.; Ahern, J.; Green, J.; Thomson, A. Fourth Class: Front Row: Michela, R.; Stephenson, F. J.; Gillman, J.; Schummers, M.; Wilderman, G. Overton, S.; Oberhill, J.; Second Row: Quann, B. T. Tenney, W.; Lozeau, A.; Solomon, S. P.; Third Rote Pietsch, K. L.; Roberts, T. C; Miller, W.; Fourth Row Rennie, P.; Sandman, R.; Petryman, S.; Darrow, J.; Fifth Row: Blodgett, D.; Lingle, R.; McKinley, M.; Sixth Rotv: Blair, J.; Wiest, L.; Rear Row: Maynard, J.; Johnson, T.; Bates, T.; Reardon, D.; Topor, E. 258 The class of ' 61 has managed to keep tradition in Delta One at its highest level. Examples of this can be seen by the scarcity of visitors among the plebes to Apache Pass and Hell ' s Half Acre, home of D-1. Our area squad has never been under- strength, and our percentage of men on the Dean ' s other list has never been exceeded by another. Our records are many, and we are proud of them. We ran through three tacs, each of whom received a promotion as a reward for his courage to remain with us. Our inter- murder ledger is forever larger on one side than the other — the negative side. Our 2-2 reads like a novel, and that form from headquarters which begins, " For . . . " is never without some mention of us. Graduation will come and go, but our memories will remain. We always managed to march onto the Plain at the end of the column and leave near the beginning of the column. We did keep our time there to a minimum. Also our Christmas parties will not be forgotten. Yes, in more ways than one, we kept the tradition, " ' 61, in Delta One, Second to None! " " Where ' d they put my doggone B-4 bag? " s Second Class: Front Row: Robbins, C; Doten, S.; Spivey, C; Dolson, K.; McKeithan, C; Broshous, R.; Hyde, N.; Godwin, J.; Second Row: Lawson, T.; Webb, A.; Wallace, K.; Poulsen, P.; Third Rou: Green, R.; Millerlyle, W.; Kohler, R.; Treadwell, D.; Rear Rou: Henderson, R.; McDonnell, M.; Ryer, K.; Cobb, T.; Porter, J.; Chandler, C; Higinbotham, L.; Blumhardt, G.; De Jardin, A. Third Class: Front Row: Mitchell, R.; Stahl, S.; Creasy, J.; Second Row: St. Amant, P.; Rizio, L.; Dean, R.; Merritt, B.; Bianco, J.; Mock, P.; MacAUister, R.; Means, D.; Third Row: Gilbert, B.; Doherty, J.; Boehlke, B.; Fourth Row: Doughton, C; Ross, D.; Rear Row: Bent- son, P.; Seltzer, J.; Keaveney, M.; Odland, B.; Shepard, J.; Sill, L.; Sutherland, S.; EUerson, J.; Stryker, B. Fourth Class: Front Row: Jinks, J.; Pittman, J.; Ander- son, N.; Seely, W.; Wright, T.; Bolen, W.; Ward, J.; Second Row: Daly, J.; Normyle, J.; Biank, S.; Tripler, D.; Third Row: Caudil, W.; Lechner, E.; Aker, T.; Fourth Row: Bain, S.; Blumfield, K.; Farrell, N.; Pembrook, S.; Fifth Row: Dineno, W.; McCutchan, J.; Otto, S.; Sixth Row: Reed, P.; Carr, R.; Crowder, R.; Miller, M.; Rear Row: Picker, R.; McCormack, J.; AUara, M.; McCormack, H.; Cytryn, H. ] I a First Class: Front Row: McNear, D.; Van Gorder, H.; Ackerman, D.; Budge, L.; Second Row: Schall, J.; Sykes, P.; Nichols, B.; Babbitt, L.; Eaton, D.; Veatch, J.; Vallely P.; Third Row: Tschamler, J.; Wells, A.; Gilmore, E.; Rear Row: Chambers, B.; Cook, G.; Oliver, J.; Butterworth, L.; Carroll, P.; Breslin, M.; Zaldo, R.; Couvillion, D. 260 Four years of military training have left us with a single idea — burned on every Brown Boy from the 9th to 12th — extend every effort at the decisive moment — rest until until it comes along — we ' ve never failed to come out on top in a clutch, tho ' it seems that P-rades never were considered decisive contests. And there were those unfor- gettable rallies, touring Europe, the rush to be first on leave, on weekend, and on the D-list. A few bit the dust along the way — Kee-mo-sabee, what am I doin ' here? — but, those who take the sheepskin will always remember Easy-One, a congenial atmosphere, loved by all with the ability to eye-ball it in — it will always remain with us. Best of luck to you and remember — no matter what the odds are — always win the parties! 261 Big F-1, under the able leadership of Roy Armstrong and the " Greasy One, " Joe Maio, moved ahead at a rapid rate to gold bars time. " Top Soldier, " Tom Paskewitz, mucked out while Platoon leaders " Tank " Covington and " Rubes " Hruby hit the corps squad trail, and Jack was up late with the Honor Committee. Ole " Rip " , Chuck, and Bob Burns used up six brown boys; Bud and Max P. led the D. C. F. " Stripes " Popovich and " Sure Shot " McBee moved to staffs. Gus and " Corny " made audio double under and over string modulated hi-fi sets; Killer Gilliam aimed at the Navy ' s batters ' box. Webb Kremer tried to make us win a few parades, while Jim Crowther drew more cartoons and Jim Winters looked for drags. Daryl made the water fly at the corps squad pool, while Don Walsh composed letters to his girl. Frank Rauch led the 150 lb. line into the fray and Scott D. kept the big " A " squad supplied, while Ed Barry groomed the plebe soccer squad. Major and minor A ' s, forays to the Braii- haus, pro drags, — Napoleonic leadership (?) . All in all it has been an ex- perience we will not forget and to future F Co ' ers we leave it to excel " all the way. " FCA ' s at their best FIRST Class: Front Row: Paskewitz, T.; Dillard, W. S.; Winters, J. M. Kremer, A. W.; Secotul Row: Rauch, F. C; Covington, B. W.; Stiehl, G. H. Coddington, C. H.; Potter, H. M.; Hruby, K.; Barry, E. P.; Third Row Heiman, C. N.; Hersant, D.; Busdiecker, R. F.; Erhardt, F. P.; Fourth Rout. Crowther, J. I.; Walsh, D.; Rear Row: Armstrong, R. C; Gilliam R. N Popovich, M. L.; Fischer, J.; Cornelson, J.; Maio, J.; Burns, R. A.; Mc Bee, D f l Second Class: Front Ron-: Burns, W.; Witzel, R Kriesel, M.; Goldberg, B.; Ailinger, L.; Lindsey, J DeAmico, A.; Second Row: Pierce, S.; Kryzkowski, F Grahn, N.; Third Row: Ccsped, D.; Nelson, P.; Tindale A.; Fourth Row: Rintz, R.; Hard, D.; Campbell, W. Rear Row: Carnes, G.; Tomlinson, G.; Caufield, F. Taylor, L.; Francis, D.; Lair, D.; Voss, D.; Abbott, T. Third Class: Front Roic: Smith, E.; Vanneman, R.; Kelley, W.; Second Row: Senecal, J.; Miller, G.; Lam- beth, v.; Cummings, F.; Drain, R.; McKinnon, A.; Bas- sett, B.; Third Row: Genetti, A.; Poqorzelski, J.; McCabe, R.; Fourth Row: Melanson, R.; Scieszka, J.; Burita, R.; Rear Row: Grififith, T.; Gregorcyzk, L.; Kauza, J.; Moor- man, M.; Jenks, M.; Barth, R.; Mari, L.; Karr, T.; Smith, D. Fourth Class; Front Row: Jackson, C; Winborn, E.; Nichols, H.; Mozden, J. P.; Hess, F. V.; Curran, T. M.; Collins, F. J.; Second Row: Fish, G. W.; Webb, A. N.; Wilson, K. R.; Gaylor, A. H.; Third Row: Gill, N. W.; Protherd, M.; McGurk, J. R.; Fourth Row: Wilcox, C. K.; De Gon, K. M.; Lamback, S. P.; Hartley, G. M.; Fifth Row: Chandler, W. J.; Zengerle, J.; Crissman, K. W.; Rear Row: Payne, J. E.; Lonsberry, G. Not Pictured: Beierschmitt, J. J.; Chilcoat, R. A.; Galton, M. C; Gesner, R. W.; Oldham, J. G.; Roberts, N. L.; Vineyard, W. R. 263 G-1 graduates 26 men this year, they are the best, too. From the day they entered G- 1 from 4th New Cadet Company, this class suffered only two resignees, two turn- backs, and one transfer to another company. G-l ' s Class of ' 61 dominated every class activity in which they participated, PFT, PAT, and obstacle course scores beat all other companies. Leading the athletic parade were such Corps Squaders as Serge Olive, the " Mad Russian, " Harry " the Horse " Miller, Ed Smith, Tom Mercer, Bill Sievers, Basil Manly Parks, and Billy Deuel. Academically, Pete Boylan, Terry Kirk- patrick, Rod Bartholomew, and star men Dan Halpin and Howie Roberts are exam- ples of G-l ' s Brain Trust. Bob Worthy upheld the Dean ' s other list, prodded by Funk Habic and Bill Clancy. Frank Gillespie, Mike Coyle, and John Solomon left their marks in academics and other activities. Perhaps the outstanding feature of this group, though, was its ability, or should we say propensity, to have fun while they excelled. Leading the fun was Billy Mackie, " the Flying Finn, " a legend in his time, Bert Custer, The Honorary First Captain of the Area Squad, Jim Altmeyer, the only man who ever maxed the Area. Nick Gilbert, Kizer Bazan, Bob Bunton, and Dean Frazier shared in the mirth, making valuable contributions in every field of endeavor. All will miss G-1, and all will be missed by G-1. ati First Class: Front Rou: Deuel, W. T.; Worthy, R. C; Solomon, J. K.; Boylan, P. J.; Bartholomew, R. A.; Gillespie, F.; Kirkpatrick, W. T.; Parks, a. M.; Second Ron:- Smith, E. D.; Clancy, W.; Coyle, J. M.; Third Row: Lammers, B. T.; Halpin, D. W.; Sievers, W.; Fourth Row: Mackie, W. A.; Altmeyer, J. A.; Olive, S. V.; Rear Row: Bunton, R. W.; Mercer, T. K.; Miller, H. H.; Gilber, N.; Custer, B. H.; Frazier, D. S.; Bazan, D. Second Class: Front Ron: Skown, B.; Walker, J. B. ; Samaniego, M. D.; Cacioppe, R.; Second Rou: Bothwell, F. C; Anderson, C. C; Wertz, P.; McGarry, T. W.; McKinley, B. V.; Lutes, K. O.; Krause, J.; Third Row: Barry, R.; Hillyard, F.; Tumlin, R.; Fourth Row: Willis, W. D.; Armstrong, D. A.; Rear Row: Wagner, S.; Mee- han, J. F.; Darrell, C; Seay, J.; Johnsson, E.; Hoos, W.; Hamiester, P. Third Class: Front Row: Henderson, F. H.; Armogida, J. A.; Griffin, D. K.; Brown, W. R.; Second Row: Mc- Donald, W. L.; Sloane, R. L.; Nelson, H. W.; Kingry, R. L.; Hanson, R. V.; Cunningham, A.; Reaves, P.; Third Row: Reh, P. A. Jr.; Marchand, G. J.; Henning, P. H.; Fourth Row: Harrington, J.; Mclntyre, M. J.; Vaughn, T. J. Jr.; Rear Rou-: Hable, P. R.; Blackwell, J.; Adams, J. E.; Shaughnessey, P. M.; Goth, S.; Myers, D. V.; Hustead, S.; Virant, L. B. Not Pictured: McCord, B. K. Fourth Class: Front Row: Raymond, J. W.; Cornell, J. E.; McKittrick, J. C; Henry, W. A.; Bowers, M. J.; Nischwitz, J. A.; D ' Alessandro, P. L.; Second Row: Burke, E. J.; Arnold, J. D.; Crain, T. S.; Aho, W. O.; Third Row: Preble, D. E.; Nanstad, R. K.; Sheckells, G.; Fourth Row: Bryant, R. L.; Williams, A.; Faulds, T. G.; Cecchine, G. A.; Fifth Row: Cardinale, E.; Base- heart, G.; Lough, M. T.; Sixth Row: Tetu, R. G. Jr.; Augustine, R. W.; Seventh Row: Case, M. E.; Conway, M. J.; Fischbach, M. J.; Rear Row: Read, R. L.; Luckie, W. J. Not Pictured: Brinkman, E.; Crisler, R. C. 265 First Class: Front Ron:- Kewley, R. H.; Raible, J. L.; Phelps, R. M.; Nichols, J. J.; Robertson, W.; Brady, M. J.; Xenos, M. J.; CuUen, J. A.; Second Row: Cornelius, R. M.; Nesbeitt, W.; Janoska, R. L.; Eiland, M. D.; Third Row: Plodinec, N. S.; Underwood, M. L.; Russo, J.; Fourth Row: Counts, E. T.; Berinato, J. J.; Cowan, B. M.; Rear Row: Cherry, G. M.; Bonko. D. R.: Casani, A. B.; Barbour, D. A.; Cook, B. N.; Miller, D. G. Second Class: Front Row: Clark, W. B.; Simoneaux J.; Brogi, R. P.; Sprague, H. E.; Pendergraft, J.; Ricks R.; Innes, G.; Second Row: Logan, D. W.; Ward, W. Sarran, G.; Third Row: Currin, M. J.; Madden, D.: Nahlen, L.; Fourth Roiv: Hickey, J.; Brown, C. E.; Rem Row: Lovgren, A. A.; Weiss, J.; Herre, T. A.; Hertel, C. Rohrbacher, R.; Noake, D.; Waggoner, I.; Gleason, J. Third Class: Front Roiv: Little, D. R.; Childers, S. Seidel, A. B.; Narvig, C; Hall, G. S.; Hall, F. G.; Wilson N. B.; Second Ron-: Eitel, J. D.; Chickedantz, C. Betaque, N. E.; Reinholtz, R. K.; Third Row: McCrary W. W.; Loewen, M. E.; Lewsen, R. F.; Hotman, C. W. Rear Row: Knowlton, D. W.; Russell, T. A.; Shirley J. W.; iPierson, R. F.; Graham, K.; Kelly, P. A.; Little W. W.; Holland, H. J.; Goodnow, W. L. Fourth Class: Front Row: Tracy, G.; Weisel, S.; Palma, G.; Hardy, L.; Olson, G.; Gilson, D.; Colburn, N.; Dalton, J.; Second Row: Lind, R.; Manning, J.; Fitz- gibbon, D.; Chapman, T.; Third Row: Smith, G.; Induni, S.; Isham, A.; Fourth Row: Markowski, E.; O ' Donnell, J.; Fifth Row: Baratto, D.; Marocci, F.; Grimes, J.; Sixth Row: McMillan, H.; Lowry, J.; Seventh Row: Carlson, R.; Franklin, L.; Braid, R.; Rear Rote: Maclsaac, D.; Seller, D.; Peterson, R.; Ryan, M. 266 61 in ol ' H-1 has certainly done its share in all fields of endeavor, from academics to athletics to dragging to just being " the boys. " Butch ran the battalion and also ran a mean halfback for Little Rabble. Shifty and Bruce have taken care of the academic end in short order, with always enough tenths to put everybody in the Corps pro! Bn.tce wielded a wicked lacrosse stick too, and his roommate, " smiling Drew " , was a real mainstay of the swimming team. The runts in H- 1 were real standouts, too. Bob with his unseen fastball and " Ralph " , singing and strumming with the Spirits, were always stars. Of course, we can ' t pass over the noteworthy contribution to research and development by " Miland " , whose sea gull-borne antenna only added another name to the area squad. Most of the time peace reigned in H-1, but the Greco-Italian wars between Paisano and X-nose came close to being handled by the UN. Then, too, H-1 almost lost a would-be Honor-Rep when Todd, coming from the hills of Vir- ginia, arrived at Beast and found cadets wearing shoes. So as H- 1 loses a great bunch of Rabble Rousers, the Army gets a real capable group of leaders. " Hello, out there. " ■ -g ' Second Class: Front Row: Price, D. M.; Petty, W. D Lane, R. L.; Jones, D. M.; Rose, J. D.; Holderness, S. W Second Roiv: DeVries, R.; Williams, M. R.; Arnold, S. L Hilton, T. R.; Whitmore, S. E.; Third Ron: Geiss, C. G Westfall, F. D.; O ' Brien, M. T.; Duncan, G. R.; Hueman T. P.; Fourth Ron: Woeber, D. M.; Franks, C. R. Weinfurter, R. J.; Kirby, J. J.; Rear Row: Chrobak W. J.; Kinard, W. H.; Telenko, G. J.; Blynn, D. M. Thompson, S. E. Third Class: Front Row: Rice, L.; Kosevich, R.; Bivens, R.; Dolighan, T.; Herd, J.; Roberts, J.; Second Row: Keteltas, G.; McCormack, M.; Godsey, J.; Chapman, S.; CoUmeyer, A.; Third Row: Bruce, R.; Smith, R.; Gal- lagher, R.; Cowgill, P.; Fourth Row: Earnest, O.; Mosier, D.; Mallison, T.; Rear Row: Karoly, F.; Halgus, J.; Brennan, T.; Dickson, H. FOURTH CLASS: Front Row: Welker, F.; Winton, H.; Fetsco, P.; Meehan, R.; Carver, G.; Sullivan, J.; Harlan, M.; Second Row: Macchiaroli, C; Crowther, G.; Gleason, J.; Corbett, D.; Leyerzaph, J.; Third Row: Davis, W.; Farnsworth, J.; Butler, G.; Dexter, R.; Fourth Row: Evans, D.; Brokaw, M.; Miller, G.; Greiner, B.; Fifth Row: Heydt, R.; Fulco, A.; Erdmann, T.; Brown, G.; Rear Row: Carter, R.; Rodosovich, T.; Lambert, F. 268 First Class: Front Row: Nicholson, R.; Sanders, E. P.; Tilton, F.; Himes, H. D.; Offringa, P.; Hoy, P. C; Shul, W. B.; Second Row: Green, J. P.; Burns, C. P.; Armstrong, A. P.; McCreary, H. E.; Eyler, F. B.; Third Row: Fanning, R.; Benz, H. T. G.; Harmon, J. J.; Greeley, B. M.; Hodell, C. B.; Rear Row: Hathaway, W.; Java, J. J.; Egan, F. C; Poilard, R. E.; Votaw, J. F.; Williams, R. G. July ' 57 saw not only integration introduced in runt land, but also the coming of the foremost athletic director, of the Corps of Cadets, " Coach " De Moya, under whom ' 61 went through 4 years of intermurder, academics, and extended conflict with the TD. Starting with a large group of recruits, we were sporadically reinforced by hand- picked stalwarts from ' 60. But " Inquisition One " was to see ' 61 reduced to a hard core of veterans as a result of extended and bitter battles of academics. The Honors of battle fall upon this core of veterans who sustained the hardships of severe winters, oppressive summers, and detached duties in foreign fields. This campaign brought lessons of value beyond appraisal. Now a new challenge is offered to us, and it is with renewed vigor that we accept the task of service to the nation. Morale is high, we are clothed in the confidence of experience, and the combatants are tried and proved. We proceed to the " other fields " and " other days " bearing the fruits gleaned from a four year tilling of knowledge and experience, secure in the conviction that the task well done throughout these 4 years is indicative of the future of ' 61 I-l. " Yeh, he got two months. ' On 2 July 1937 a new type of plebe came sauntering out of the old East Academic Building. They were like the rest of ' 61, but yet different; for, they were destined to be — the happy, go-lucky gang of the " Kappa Uno Fraternity. " We were a friendly group and even made friends with George Washington ' s horse on Trophy Point. Yearling year found us still gay. Cow year we lear ned that the land of the midnight sun was really that small light bulb at the end of the hall. Now, however, it ' s time to bid " K Co " a final adieu. First Class year wasn ' t so bad, but if we could have got our privileges back, we wouldn ' t have been so sad. In looking back on our four years we can remember the good times — the day parade was rained out, the day intramurals were cancelled, the company parties in New York, and the day we got a stayback in Civil Engineering. With Graduation Day so near at hand, we seem to find ourselves rejecting our motto of " Not Obnoxiously Eager " and becoming just a little bit " eager " for Graduation. 1 First Class: Front Row: Ekman, M. E.; Crews, E. W.; Ploger, W.; Down- ing, H. E.; Lord, G. R.; Hanson, M.; Tyler, J. W.; Second Row: Compton, M. A.; Sarzanini, A. A.; Roberts, J. J.; Clarke, R. D.; Reno, W. H.; Third Row: Moebs, T. T.; Mallory, G. C; Greene, C. M.; Halstead, B. B.; Vay, N. R.; Rear Row: Dorr, J. M.; Barney, D. G.; Tedrick, J. L.; Murphy, P. J.; Joulwan, G. A. ' t;- f -;f Second Class: Front Row: Brown, W. R.; Pfeifer, B. P.; Smith, L. D.; Petrolino, J.; Rigby, J. W.; Wasaff, S. K.; Second Row: Chisholm, R.; McRae, W. D.; Nau, J. F.; Wong, R. Y.; Hughes, W. M.; Third Row: Luis, R. L.; Chlader, R.; Davidson, J. A.; Boyle, J. F.; Piepenburg, D. W.; Rear Row: Fintel, A. T.; Schmidt, R. J.; Phillips, R. L.; Needs, L. R.; Eccleston, T. Third Class: Front Row: Goldsmith, R. H.; Oxley, A. R.; Janof, L. S.; Lang, J. D.; Fisher, C. A.; Bunze, V. F.; Galle, J. F.; Second Row: Simonetta, R. S.; Grole- mund, W. J.; Downey, W. D.; Ford, J. N.; Lengyel, J. W.; Third Row: Emerick, M.; Sunshine, R.; Griffin, T. H.; Sornson, R. L.; Anderson, L. V.; Fourth Ron: Hayes, J. W.; Nickla, R. H.; Fifth Row: Sturbois, L. J.; Ossorio, D. E.; Van Zandt, J. F.; Dorland, J. H.; Palmer, R. C; LaFond, C. O. Not Pictured: Entlich, R. Fourth Class: Front Row: Menoher, C; Leidy, B. G.; Barr, D. H.; Harnisch, J. M.; Togashi, T.; Bernard, L. P.; Bergman, D. M.; Second Row: Besson, R. S.; Claew- plodtook. P.; Whitaker, J. P.; Kiley, M. J.; Walters, R. J.; Third Row: Miller, W. J.; Barone, N.; Richardson, J.; Black, B. R.; Fourth Row: York, R. W.; White, D. A Burda, D. L.; Fifth Row: Wright, R. E.; Andrews, A. E Clark, M, F.; Watson, F, C; Rear Row: Elliot, C. B Knutzen, J. A.; Taylor, F. Not Pictured: Buckley, M Carter, L B.; Johnson, G. R. 271 No matter where we go we always remember the Evil Spirits and all the rest of the boys of Loose One. Now that our gear is properly stowed, we have nothing to fear from Popeye, or his cronies. The Triple A found Roger a boon, and in intermurder Tom was a real tiger. Gutherie ' s poetry filled our hearts with mirth while dreams of Steve ' s tanks haunted our sleep. Charlie ' s left stood the test of time as did George ' s handball game. Our southern gentlemen, Don and Jim, never let us forget that the South would rise again, and Southern hospitality was never lacking at Al ' s girl ' s home. Lawyer Jim represented us well first class year and ' Wick ' s command of the news always filled us with envy. Pete found stars easy to come by; but he and Ray found that girls do bring trouble. Dave ' s guitar and Marty ' s wit kept us happy, while Mouse ' s mules always put on a good show as did Bill at the gymnastic meets. " While we can never forget those who we call classmates, we also remember those who left our ranks, Pete, Tom, Rod, George, and Mike. 272 - V. I I Second Class: Front Ron: Flint, D.; Tumelson, R. Browning, P.; Murphy, V. E.; Winkler, J.; Irwin, R. Second Row: Miller, A. Z.; Morin, C; Wagner, J. Tinnemeyer, C; Walker, T.; Third Row: Selby, J.; Rem ener, L.; Tarbet, R.; Burns, P. J.; Gulp, R.; Rear Row Murphy, P. T.; Rushatz, A.; Ivy, C; Vranish, J.; Kays, J. Brewer, T. Not Pictured: Wylie, R.; Bergeron, D. Third Class: Front Row: Conrad, D.; Sorenson, T. E. Adams, M.; Hartman, C; Sage, T. F.; Scherrer, G. Wilson, R. A.; Second Row: Brightman, A.; Gideon, W. Brendle, T.; Britten, L.; Adams, P. D.; Third Row Almaguer, J.; Whitaker, A.; Armstrong, D.; Hogg, C. C. Sartor, W.; Fourth Row: Benjamin, B.; Drewfs, R.; Rear Ron-: Caldwell, H.; Schmidt, C. L.; Scheidig, R. E.; Walker, J. S.; Dwyer, J.; Rasmussen, R. Fourth Class: Front Row: Horstman, M.; Hayward, G.; Larson, J. A.; Chenoweth, J.; Vondruska, G.; John- son, M. W.; Kongsuvan, V.; Second Rotr: Hurd, T. E.; Danylchuk, P.; Shive, D. W.; Lindon, J. R.; Third Row: Russell, W. A.; Cook, M. R.; Bridgers, R. L.; Schwartz, D.; Fourth Ron: Gearon, D. F.; Ballagh, R. S.; Faddis, R. J.; Warner, J. K.; Rezek, R. E.; Fifth Row: Otjen, J. P.; Waldman, A. R.; McCoy, B.; Davis, R. W.; Sixth Row: Golomb, W. R.; Brown, C. T.; Anderson, R.; McLemore, E ; Lynskey, J. First Class: Front Row: Leech, T. E.; Manning, J. C; Livingston, J.; Miller, D. L.; Armstrong, C. H.; Vass, S.; Schneider, A.; Second Row: Wartlington, D. W.; Tilghman, R. L.; Mace, D. H.; Guthrie, J. D.; Walsh, M. W.; Third Ron: Wadlington, W. P.; Hricz, G. M.; Grannemann, R. F.; Zailskas, R. W.; Rear Row: Chandler, W.; Heimdahl, P.; Holz, R. R. 273 Second Class; Front Rou: Dickinson, R. C; White, B. S.; Scarsella, A. N.; Storat, R. E.; Rosenberg, M. J.; Moore, D. W.; Merrell, T. H.; Second Rote: Swartz, W. J.; Rumph, R. R.; Smith, W. F.; Tumpane, J. R.; Bennett, D. R.; Third Rou: Alcala, R. H.; Stock, R. P.; Stong, T. D.; Andrews, R. P.; Garrett, R. P.; Rear Row: Hartman, A. R.; Armstrong, C. H.; Sholly, D. J.; Lynn, J. v.; Symes, A. R.; Caputo, V. M. Not Pictured: Snider, D. M. Third Class: Front Row: Almy, D. B.; Hartnett, T. M.; Baucum, W. N.; McGrath, R. V.; Kritzer, J. P.; Dickey, J. S.; Second Row: Wlash, R. R.; Nahlik, C. V.; Best, S. J.; Dahlke, J. R.; Greybeck, E.; Third Row: Chapman, A. A.; OSulUvan, K. E.; Brown, N. A.; Wheeler, J. B.; Kilroy, M. W.; Fourth Row: De Graff, G.; Dunn, J. A.; Clark, A. B.; Rear Row: Kelly, P. M.; Ingram, L. R.; Wood, R. H.; Coomer, W. O.; Conlon, A. F. Fourth Class: Front Ron: Neale, J.; Hornbarger, D Sleet, P.; Balderson, R.; Campbell, R.; Shoemaker, P.: Kirkpatrick, D.; Second Rou: Rielly, W.; Pyhrr, P. OConnell, L.; Mason, L.; OBlock, D.; Third Row: Stone, C; Winters, D.; Coleman, F.; Robbins, R.; Fourth Rou Brewer, L.; Bachamn, H.; Murphy, K.; Rushing, T.: Gray, R.; Fifth Row: Mashburn, F.; McKinley, B.; Greg son, B.; Ugland, D.; Rear Rou: Stone, D.; Nestlerode H.; Winter, C; Spinosa, R. First Class: Front Row: Prather, L.; Lancaster, D.; Neig er, J.; Hampton, R.; Fishburne, J.; Montgomery, R.; Hyde, G.; Second Rote: Brown, R.; Bacon, C; Fox, G.; Green, C; Trinkle, P.; Third Rou: Pearl, Q.; Davis, R.; Liebman, R.; Hiester, D.; Webster, G.; Rear Row: Olejnilzak, J.; Myerchin, T.; Stricklen, W.; Higginbotham, H.; Kilkenny, J.; Seibel, W. .♦ . 274 " ' 61 -second to none " is certainly applicable to our feeling of loyalty to M Company, M-1 -second to none. This gnomiest company of gnome land was first introduced to seeing flankers on a permanent basis with our class. But, Yearling year came soon enough — the pad, war movies on Saturday nights, and T.V. in the 42nd. Oh yes, that slight difficulty — plebes having scratched B-plates on recognition day! Then — Cow year — invigorating, academically, and downright brutal, but not fatal. Again we lost no one to the Civilian Corps. And we had fun, highlighted by those parties, and projected parties, with the First Class. Then, our turn came. We brought a real and effective change in the operation of the Company. With close co-operation and friendship existing between the First Class and the other two upperclasses, as well as a more reasonable Company Fourth Class system, M-1 functioned efficiently and smoothly. We can certainly be proud of the Company as we knew it for four years, we can be equally proud of our contribution to it. May M- 1 ALWAYS — have a birds- eye view of the ginch at Grant, haze the drags on Sunday evening who think they can ' t be seen peeking out of the window beneath Mrs. Holland ' s office, BEAT the Tac, and in everything else remain — second to none. ■ SECOND REGIMENT STAFF: Aaronsohn, J.; Heiberg, W .; Knoblock, R.; Landry, D.; Har- rell, R.; Stokes, J. Second Regimental Staff 276 Memories of July, ' 57, curious-eager, we entered Hudson High. From the Staggering experience of Beast to the halls of the Alpha-Duce House; what a " Hell Week, " all eleven months. Soon it was Christmas; now we really got to know one another and to start the bonds that continued to grow over four long years. Many of our original number have since departed,, but what a four years for the twenty-one who remained. Products of our stay were: batt. commander, Riverboat Gambler, an AWOLer, a Bird, a tennis captain. Hoot Owl, colonel, an Injun lover, a homecoming queen, a " rassler " , a starman, those goats, the German Club Monopoly, 3 bears, a telegram scandal, a spy, Santa Claus, Plymouth Adventure, Sunday School teachers, a star gazer, a new frat house 5 doors down, Irma ' s fame, transfer of devotion from the Armor to the Marines, Glee Clubbers, the Jersey contingent, a sluggoid, we had our sackrats, lovers, Puritans, and drinkers; we played, laughed, and cried — always to- gether. Now as graduation breaks our merry band up, we go our separate ways, but — in spirit always, we ' ll be together, held by the strong bonds of four years of experiences we ' ll always recall when e ' er we meet. fS ll First Class: Front Row: Conant, R.; Coyne, T.; Cain, R.; Harden, M.; Secoml Ron.- Middlesteadt, R.; Skillman, J.; Alexander, T.; Baldwin, B.; Seltz, W.; Beckett, R.; McConncll, R.; Thin! Row: Willis, B.; Lawrence, J.; Stork, J.; Rear Row: DeVries, P.; Protman, R.; Blesse, J.; Zimmerman, J.; Cunanan, T.; Paone, J.; Stringham. J. " k kS, 1 ■ III " 1 1 J ■-. r " W 4 mi m x m H H ' Second Class: Front Ron: Webb, E.; Simmons, M. Finelli, R.; Havercroft, R.; Second Row: Matsuda, C: Simcox, T.; James, R.; Culp, T.; Carroll, R.; Tilton, F. Fagan, J.; Crowell, A.; Third Row: Thomas, B.; Mayo R.; Burke, P.; Busch, R.; Fourth Row: Strohmeyer, J.; Evans, W.; Holcomb, C; Rear Row: Telford, R.; Minson, D.; Harris, H.; Spradling, E.; King, P.; Kamm, E. Steiner, W.; Kambrod, M.; Lembo, R.; Guarino, J. Third Class: Front Row: Otis, M.; Dapra, L.; Silvasy, S.; Steele, R.; Second Row: Reilly, I.; Beach, K.; Green, J.; Schaum, F.; Varnell, A.; Morris, H.; Chittenden, R.; Third Row: Mercer, C; Taillie, D.; Mitchell, K.; Fourth Row: Cams, E.; Lang, S.; Rear Row: Davis, R.; Counts, J.; Turpin, W.; Dwyer, J.; Folsom, S.; Andersen, J. Fourth Class: Front Ron-: Caporaso, A.; Higley, J.; Guthrie, W.; Draper, S.; Gray, M.; Corcoran, E.; Kobay- ashi, T.; Second Row: Dews, D.; Spinelli, L.; Stetzer, R.; Roth, A.; Third Row: Ely, W.; Jones, R.; Brown, J.; Fourth Row: Bischoff, E.; Koterwas, T.; Cunningham, T.; Kvam, K.; Fifth Row: Grisham, J.; Joseph, I.; Kelton, E.; Sixth Row: Maxwell, W.; Monson, R.; Miller, B.; Stricklin, R.; Seventh Row: Dunmar, J.; Giordano, F.; Scotnicki, J.; Rear Row: Chescavage, W.; Boutz, G.; Hickson, R.; Schue, H. 279 ' 61 ' s Bulldogs in B-2 were known as one of the most spirited bunch to enter these hallowed halls in a while. This show of good spirit and eternal glee is ever present when any of them get together, be it CO., Ralph G., and X.O., Dick J., with Phil M., Tom, and Tarey, Pistol-packing Bill and Carl, or muckoids like Bev (Mr. Soccer), Joe B., coach of Kenny and Connie. Mingled with the good friendship of these " runts " is that determination to do well in all fields. Hard work has put men on the Dean ' s List as Gordon, debater, Gerry, Bob G., and Cy S. The varied interests present among them are highlighted by Bob, our Pointer Bigwig, and epee and saber wielding Roland, Mike the skipper, and brown-boy wrestler George Shamblee. Yet, even this happy bunch needs personnel to see that everyone is around. First Sergeant Ken and his " chain " of Pit. Sgts., Fred Pryor and Andy McCurdy and Tom Gordon-do this job — and there is still a pleasant tone in those " ALL PRESENTS " we ' ve heard so often the past 4 years. 280 Second Class: Front Rou - Carlson, R.; Fichthorn, K. Bailey, E.; Second Row: Pardi, L.; Zabik, R.; Reach, W. Chadbourne, G.; Greenwalt, R.; Prince, H.; Finn, B. Third Ron: Miller, A.; Sanders, L.; Pattarozzi, A. Fourth Row: Dolan, J.; Rucker, J.; Daugherty, W Rear Row: Fox, R.; Nunnelee, J.; Franck, J.; Jacobsen C; Burns, D.; Seasholtz, G.; Acklin, J.; Zmuida, P Mundt, P. Not Pict ired: Heigl, J. Third Class: Front Roir: Eberts, iM.; Littlefield, J.; Johnson, D.; Densford, W.; Second Ron : Ryan, A.; Cole, R.; Brownback, T.; Alitz, D.; Soth, M.; Brown, R.; Hewette, J.; Third Row: Barry, M.; Boyle, M.; Mosley, C; Rear Row: Crumpler, W,; Manning, R.; McGarity, R.; Wilson, W. Fourth Class: Front Ron: Culp, D.; Roby, E.; Peder- sen, J.; Gautsoudes, J.; Grubbs, J.; Buckner, R.; Gray, F.; Straub, W.; Second Ron: Sutherland, J.; Bergen, J. Knell, R.; Harvey, J.; Third Row: Price, J. ; Latimer, D. Bailey, W.; Fonrth Row: Seeber, J.; Kelly, T.; Bertelli P.; Oehrlein, R.; Fifth Ron: Perkins, D.; Bennett, J. Alway, B.; Sixth Row: Fly, F.; Larson, R.; Bodner, S. Seventh Row: Randall, R.; Cary, J.; Rear Row: Quist, F.; Kerns, T. Sot Pictured: Adams, J. First Class: Front Row: Sisson, C; Seylar, R.; Guerzenich, R.; McCoUister, K.; Second Row: McCurdy, R.; Schell, T.; Swain, M.; Garens, R.; Pryor, F.; Mallory, P.; Gordon, T.; Third Ron: Wimmer, C; Jackson, R.; Wright, W.; Bounds, G.; Fourth Row: Leinbach, C; Meissner, K.; Rear Row: Pusser, T.; Shamblee, G.; Vick, G.; Boys, R. C; Hardiman, R. 281 First Class: front Row: Stanley, W. E.; Gleichenhaus, D. P.; Flack, G. L Scivoletto, E. J.; Harris, R. F.; Bilodeau, G.; Second Row: Mathison. J. S Stoneham, L. J.; Ringdahl, P.; Eielson, J. A.; Connolly, J. C; Bitner, R. F. Third Row: Daniloff, F. D.; Jackson, J. D.; Barrick, R. R,; Glidden, B.: Olson, E. N.; Rear Ron: Haas, C. N.; Madsen, W. L. Second Class: Front Row: Reasoner, F. S.; Hunt, L. E.; Mennie, T. L.; Lau, J.; Sherard, S.; Garvin, D. B.; Second Row: Reid, R. L.; DeSapri, D. A.; Menning, W. R.; Miller, W. L.; Merriam, C; Chafetz, D. A.; Third Row: Denton, D. A.; Bryde, W. J.; Babb, D. N.; Brown, R. A.; Brown, M. E.; Grebe, M. W.; Rear Row: Worthington, H.; Burch, J. R.; King, J. H. Third Class: Front Row: Empson, A.; Gabrielli, R.; Loren, K.; Riceman, J.; Stonehouse, G.; Clinton, R.; Quinlan. M.; Sutton, P.; Second Row: Yanagihara, G.; Donovan, R.; Wellmon, B.; Hawkins, W.; Third Row: DeSmet, D.; Alexander, W.; Weber, R.; Bay, J.; Moakley, G.; Johnston, R.; Rear Row: Hudgins, S.; Wildrick, T.; Drewry, A. Fourth Class: Front Ron: Arrington, J.; Hillard, G. Janairo, A.; Russo, A.; O ' Brien, J.; Hodges, A.; Carson J.; Second Row: Heywood, P.; Grimes, E.; Harman, T.; Benjamin, F.; Third Ron: Lucyk, E.; Plymale, R.; San derson, M.; Fourth Row: Stallings, J.; Hurley, D.; Reh D.; Young, R.; Fifth Row: Murdy, W.; Ponzoli, G Butler, T.; Pachler, T.; McCaffrey, B.; Rear Row: Shore C; Duffy, J.; Hughes, J.; Kempinski, C; Sternberg, B McMakin, W. K » ' ' « J W ■ i . ¥ h H ■ ' P I ' Twas Haus Moose Sc Gary Fred Larry Who carried our banners high on the Corps squad teams, While Slubber and George left the gang to marry, Leaving Ron and Willie content with similar dreams. Ole, the perpetual snow machine, and Dick, A more steady felloiv, vied to drag the proest, While Charlie Bob Ringer, J. D. Jack Would always get to the pro ones the slowest. Benny ' s booming voice and J.C. ' s steady wits Held us together for one more year, while Jim Listened to Gil ' s Little Richard, Ted threw fits And the " D " list, and Mick told us the deal. With " Slugger " Scivo and Stoney adding the spark, We have forged ahead tvith one mighty last heave; Against all resistance of Academics and T.D. We ' ve reached the goal — graduation, the reward — two months leave! Should I start that monograph, now? J--r Second Class: front Ron: Wauchope, D.; Borrello, R.; Ferguson, J.; Martin, B.; Blundell, J.; Andrews, R.; Warner, S.; Calhoun, W.; Johnson, M.; Franke, R.; Second Row: McMahan, T.; Slaggie, T.; Meyer, S.; Boyd, H.; Novotny, J.; Rowe, D.; Third Ron: Furleigh, J.; Wilhelm, A.; Adams, K.; Crane, L.; Tysver, G.; Rear Row: Paxton, G.; Broom, T.; McNamara, R. Not Pic- tured: Kirschenbauer, G.; Gleichman, E. Third Class; Front Row: Stidham, R.; Clark, W.; Alger, T.; Cardile, F.; Goorley, J.; Speed, J.; Davis, J.; Second Ron: Bosma, P.; Ballard, C; Klopotek, R.; McCarver, J.; Spohn, L.; Third Row: Ehrenberg, R.; DeMaret, W.; Warder, H.; Borgh, B.; Rear Row: Farris, I.; Ruth, J.; McCuUough, P.; Reid, D. Not Pictured: Christensen, A.; Mayer, H. R. Fourth Class: Front Ron-: Millacci, T.; Holtsclaw, D.; Little, J.; Mackey, E.; Kotrc, J.; Jacunski, G.; Odom, R.; Second Row: Mastriani, J.; Miller, J.; Orr, R.; Moss, R.; Fitch, J.; Third Row: Shelton, J.; Fields, W.; Simpson, J.; Merrill, J.; Fourth Row: Kelly, A.; Tiernan, B.; Man- ton, T.; Hemberger, W.; Fifth Row: Kunkel, J.; Weiner, S.; Howard, B.; Erwin, G.; Feagley, J.; Rear Row: How- ard, J.; Flesch, J.; Sage, J.; Cobbs, J. Not Pictured: Rogers, J.; Paske, R. 284 FIRST Class: Front Ron-: DiCarlo, D. M.; Aaronsohn, J. B.; Hines, R. D.; Brown, H. L.; Strachan, J. D.; Fritz, M. 1).; Second Row: Berra, L. C; Adams, G. A.; Coulter, H. B.; Abraham, B. R.; Lockey, D. V.; Third Row: Chism, J. W.; Schultz, B. G.; Boeve, L.; Cargile, J. P.; Fourth Row: Czuberki, J. A.; Anselm, D. C; Hallenbeck, G.; Hartford, G. A.; Bradford, W. B.; Rear Row: Obermeir, R. W.; Kemp, J. A.; Downey, G. K. Not Pictured: Heiberg, W. L. £ RAi ' Tuas the night before June Week, and all teas OK Not a creature was studying not eien Bruce A. Chism in his P.J. ' s and Broun in his drawers Had just sat back to spec Caesar ' s Wars. DiCarlo and Downey snug in their beds, While visions of tenths danced in their heads. When on the stoops I heard such a clatter I left my Brown Boy to see what was the matter. Away from my desk I flew like a fiashJTore up my Playboy, scattered the trash. The sight of the Tac atop of the stairs Gai e fright to Fritz, raised up his hairs. When irhat to my bloodshot orbs should appear But hi and the SLniniwr a ' c uaffmg their beer. With a little companion j o jolly ami gay . I knew in a tnoment it must be Boei e. Faster than Obernik, the Tac ' s warners they came And he chuckled and laughed and called them by name. " Halt, Cargile and Berra and Lackey and Hines, Halt Aaronsohn, Heiberg, halt Strachan and Adams. To the top of the stairs, to the end of the hall, now All of you. now halt one and all. Gil. Aldy, and Bradfor at the end of the hall. Typing their monographs, and ex- changing laughs. M.D.R. spoke not once, but went straight to his work, Wrote us all up, and then turned with a jerk — And laying his quill pad aside of his heart, He said " I am sorry that we all m.ust part. " He sprang to the Dumpster, to his team gave a " Ho " And away they all flew, like Dutch and Bobo. But I heard him exclaim as he drove out of view Good luck to you all, the men of D-2 (I Jjusi ' " The old order chiingeth, yielding place to new, " so wrote an ancient bard. ' 61 in E-2 was part of many changes, and three tacs. Those who survived the 4 year ordeal, such as Ralph and Scooter, can vouch for the " Blue Book " changes. To the " wheel house " went Baldy Boy; what will make Bill forget camping? A fire maybe? The years were fruitful and fun (but work). Mike boxed for deserved trophies. Yance put many hours into the Honor Committee. Mark led the Glee Club. Reid wasn ' t a pad-oid but . . . Warren, as expected, turned out to be a top athlete especially in rat-fiighting with Lewy Bogardus. P.J. ' s gonna get married; Howie ' s pointed that way too. Marty and George will continue to be easy going for a while. Johnny ' s going to be a professional corn-popper. Brooksy ' s going to form a hi-fi company. Jack and " Dombo " with their stars, incense and yoga led this motley, sometimes outspoken, but nevertheless cooperative crew well through a year we ' ll never forget. — .-i.- " Gentlemen — the poop " 1 1 First Class: rioni Row: Ganderson, M. L.; Sigg, J. C; Egglcston, M. A.; Dombrowski, P. G.; Brooks, D. M.; Silverman, M. N.; Second Row: Seck- ingcr, G. M.; Rousseau, T.; Garretson, R. B.; Harrell, R. G.; Sands, P. J.; Thirtt Row: Wildermuth, J. G.; Baker, J. T.; Russell, M. R.; DeWitt, H. S.; Weis, W. A.; Yancey, G. P.; Rear Row: Lewis, D. H.; Miller, W. L.; Cairns, R. B. Second Class: Front Row: Henderson, L. C; Steinke, R. R.; Renaghan, K. G.; McCarthy, T. C; Redmond, R. A.; Zenker, E. G.; Second Row: Wilcox, J. G.; Mc- Crorey, J. K.; Stevens, R. L.; Harrison, W. E.; Bachelor, L. D.; Scharf, F. R.; Third Row: Parker, W. B.; Teed, D. G.; Riggs, D. K.; Swick, C. D.; Scherr, W. A.; Wells, R. P.; Rear Row: Harrington, J. S.; Neumann, D. C; Bergman, T. L.; Richardson, L. C; Pendleton, R. A.; Middaugh, T. R. Not Pictured: Kelly, J. J. Third Class: Front Row: Annan, W. M.; Heiden, H. B Kelly, T. J.; Meier, A. C; Moses, G. L.; Allen, J. W Second Row: Seward, D. C; Haines, P. S.; Hollander. K. N.; Popielarski, S. J.; Robinson, W. A.; Grabner, W. J.; Third Row: Ong, R. M.; Hamilton, G. K.; Metz ger, R. S.; Gantzler, F. E.; Maager, L. C; Rear Row Schwake, R. O.; Haskins, J. D.; EUerson, G. D.; Forsythe T. K.; Grogan, T. J. Not Pictured: Buckley, P. J.; Sim mens, R. B. Fourth Class: Front Row: Weiss, A. D.; Dermody, H. M.; Freeman, W. D.; Covington, T. G.; Deter, D. E.; Bryan, L. A.; Trifiletti, A. C; Second Row: McWatters, J. W.; Delgado, C. B.; Michlik, M. J.; Dooley, T. F.; Lamkin, F. M.; Wilkins, R. J.; Third Row: Fitzgerald, J. F.; Raymond, H. D.; Hatfield, H. M.; Hottell, J. A.; Szudy, L. G.; North, R. L.; Jones, A. F.; Fourth Row: Smith, H. W.; Kluess, C. R.; Szekely, A. D.; Green, M. L.; Almassy, R. J.; Koster, J. L.; Rear Row: Jones, R. H.; McClintock, C; Bigelow, J. E.; Kite-Powell, C. R. Not Pictured: Kleb, G. H.; Weber, J. P. September 1957 and June 1961 are two months that will never be forgotten by the Class of ' 61 in Foxtrot Two. Our cadet grey was new in ' 57, and good times had long since been forgotten. June of 1961 brought forth great joy in addition to wives, gold bars, and new cars. As Plebes we were endowed by the Tactical Dept. with Capt. " E. P. " Forrester. F-2 was his train and it stopped whenever he said " whoa. " Next came the " Duke " who stayed with us through " thick and thin " (mostly thick) during our Yearling and Cow years. Our last steps toward Graduation were ably directed by Maj. Tallman, who may have been last, but a long shot from being least. With three Tacs we couldn ' t possibly go wrong, although at times one of them may have disagreed with this assumption. June Week, 1961 came like a thief in the night, stealing away our well used greys, and putting in their place Army Blues. Thus ends another episode in the life and loves of Company F-2 ' s Class of ' 61. Our future is a starlit path, but our past cadet career as an integral part of the ever increasing Long Grey Line will never be forgotten. 288 1 S ' I ■■ ' • ' l l ' -vl-«lf.f f = :Sj i HHeiM ' • ; •! ' :t ,t ' t p f ■ ni w Second Class: Front Ron: Fishburne, E. G.; Kirke- gaard. P.; Dilley, J. H.; Gramzow, R.; Waters, L. E.; Mooring, L.; Pederson, D.; Second Ron: Wick, D.; Girardi, A.; Evans, J. G.; Guenther, M. A.; Feldman, D. A.; Jones, P. M.; Third Ron: Bilafer, M.; Clark, D.; Randazzo, R.; Street, D.; Devore, J.; Curren, G.; Rear Ron: Pons, P.; Spencer, J.; Kelly, P. O.; Miller, F.; Penczer, R. Third Class: Front Row: Ischinger, M.; Esposito, C. Blackgrove, J. F.; Fuller, G. D.; Hughes, J. S.; Chrisman R.; Second Row: Voss, D. A.; Ivy, W. L.; McClatchey, J. Casey, T. E.; Gothreau, A.; Jones, A. F.; Third Rou Patten, L. M.; Morehead, W. E.; Hannigan, J. R.; Lutz W. G.; Alan, M. B.; Rear Row: Lujan, A.; Harman, T. E Fourth Class: Front Roir: Brown, G. L.; Scott, K. L. Domas, G. J.; Sam, J. R.; Smith, R. H.; Baraloto, R. Kyle, J. B.; Second Row: Traylor, J. A.; Amabile, V. Serio, R. F.; Gagne, R. O.; Third Row: Vaughan, H. VanBuskirk, W. C; Stratton, W. S.; Fourth Row: Hole man, J. B.; Burney, S. M.; Murhpy, J. W.; Popp, J. L. Fifth Row: MacLeod, J. P.; Oakley, R.; Rogers, W. W. Sixth Row: Grasfoeder, L. R.; Hartman, C; Wade, D. C. Wass de Czege, H.; Revie, C. D. iV First Class: Front Row: Shipley, D. W.; Steege, R. J.; Wooten, R. J.; Matson, T. D.; Claassen, W.; Hansen, C. T.; Second Row: Harrington, M. E.; Hastings, D. A.; Burgess, P. D.; HiUier, P.; Bruner, E. F.; Royce, J. B.; ' Fhird Row: Raynis, J. B.; Born, W. J. T.; Lombardo, M.; Coyne, M.; Maloney, M.; Rear Ron ' : Younkin, W.; Kampfer, J. B.; Blanda, F. T. 289 First Class: Vrout Row: Ford, W. R.; Bayless, H. K.; Pesek, J. F.; Skaggs, R. C; ONeil, M. E.; McGinnis, J. P.; Secoint Ron: Minor. H. D.; Evans, A. H.; Glass, R. R.; Heron, B. G.; Hanscll, C. H.; Belknap, W. S.; TA iW Rotr: Quinn, K. H.; Chase, J. L.; Fox, K. E.; Hodge, W. W.; Sciple, C. B.; Rear Roif: Showalter, T. A.; Rosenkranz, R. B. Second Class: Front Ron: Bernitt. C; Keuker, C; Crow, R.; Welper, E.; Landry, J.; Costain, P.; Second Row: Schott, P.; Horton, F.; Taylor, D.; Sklar, R.; Harkins, D.; Kosco, W.; Third Row: Bondshu, A.; Symanski, D.; Cowles, J.; Stephenson, D.; Alt, J.; Corr, J. F.; Rear Row: Kling, T.; Dobbins, P.; Cooper, W.; Florence, J. Third Class: Front Row: George, W. M.; Sipos, W. B.; Cobb, P. C; McNeill, R. H.; Daniels, J. F.; Nightingale, D.; Second Row: Walker, R. B.; Shine, A. P.; Murff, J. D.; Fairbank, L.; Blackwell, E.; Hudson, R. B.; Third Row: Silberstein, K.; McQuary, R. J.; Robbins, W. Y.; Merrill, R. K.; Nakashina, J.; Rear Row: Roth, J. C; Cunningham, M. J.; Parker, J. R.; Vogel, R. A.; Kunzig, L. A. Fourth Class: Front Row: Ryan, J.; Kaufman, H.; Lent, M. J.; Kemp, N.; Kierstead, A.; Mieras, C; Hillyer, R.; Second Row: Armstrong, J.; Carlquist, P. F.; Tiplandy, R.; Ordway, K.; Marshall, K.; Binney, D.; Third Row: Payne, B.; Jackman, N.; Williamson. R.; Nawrosky, M.; Corey, J.; Magruder, R.; Muir, J.; Rear Row: Burnhan, J.; Lavoy, G.; Brown, H.; Light, R.; McNulty, J.; Cope, J.; Hutchinson, C; Eklund, K. R. 290 T Sixty-one ' s G-2ers were a versatile lot, from Outdoor Sportsman ' s Club to Rocket Society, to hotel parties. Few company classes demonstrated more teamwork, leader- ship, and fellowship, nor had better fun. There was Freddy Files — shined his hat crest, always drug pro, never got a beno; Krammerjammer — banana eating rope climber, had his troubles with the academic department; Danny Boy — clear English and over- flowing fan mail; Rigby ' s — Holy Cow!, and inability to stay awake; Charlie ' s — love for Marvin Rainwater; Dick — the regimental ramrod; Ham — wrestler and faithful correspondent; Will ' s — love ' em or leave ' em; McGoo ' s — sincere training and exceptional conduct; Bill for Doris Day and operetta records; Ken — his " soft " laugh, a " disinterest " in girls; Rosie — known from Copenhagen to " Joisey " as G-2 ' s party man; Jim ' s — three favorite sports, tennis . . . plebe mail carrying . . . and hunting his new section room; Herky ' s — shy and never cut up; Sipe — his bouncy walk, always had a weight problem; Ted — " The Roundup Kid " , photographer extraordinary; Butch — " scholar " and dead eye pistol shot; Bruce — Hey, what ' s the poop in English?; Mike — -he loved the place . . . would do it all again; Joe ' s monthly visits to the gym and his innocent little smile. ■ Cjcc. Sixty in low! ' Second Class: Fron Ron:- Malley, J.; Ord, B.; Pabich, E.; McEnany, B.; Murray, C; Ellis, S.; Leatharn, T.; Second Row: Sayers, J.; Fuller, P.; Murray, T.; Heldman, J.; Burr, R.; Bartelme, M.; Cauthen, B.; Thin Row: Shaw, C; Garrett, J.; Downing, W.; Kauer, D.; Bench- oflF, D.; Stephenson, D.; Rear Ron: Worthington, J.; Helmuth, D.; Kuhns, D.; Jones, J.; Simmons, B. Third Class: Front Row: Perry, G. E.; Lennon, F. R.; Stribling, R. W.; Kinsey, C. H.; Bentz, G. H.; Porper, H. H.; Second Row: Curtis, C. C; Bowes, R. S.; Mabardy, D. M.; Fletter, W. A.; Kelly, F. J.; Miller, B. F.; Third Row: Matteson, R. J.; Olsen, A. K.; Young, T. R.; Clay, M. A.; Ellis, B. H.; Rear Roiv: Asbury, L. T.; Jenison, R. K.; Scharf, R. D.; Dusenbury, D. S.; Schwartz, K. O. Not Pictured: Boice, W. M.; Hall, P. M. Fourth Class: front Row: Sinclair, R.; Putnam, J. B Temple, A. W.; Robertson, W. N.; Stancavage, P.; Trat ensek, M.; Goff, C. N.; Second Row: Fishback, D. M. Kuhlman, K. H.; Gleszer, P. E.; Sanders, W. F.; Wilson H. W.; Tanner, W. P.; Third Row: Simonis, J. W.: Wiley, E. T.; Sullivan, E. R.; Klein, R. J.; Pells, R. K Fourth Row: Williams, C. E.; Smith, N. S. Jr.; Vitale, R. A.; Strickland, H.; Rear Row: Connor, W. M., Jr. Powers, J. W.; Wherry, P. C; Canavan, J.; Rear Ron Landgraf, W. H.; Reich, R.; Wynn, R. E. Not Pictured. Cesarski, W. First Class: Front Row: Carlton, F.; Smith, G.; Hokins, A.; Walters, A.; Kee, R.; SoUohub, C; Second Row: Clements, G.; Stokes, J.; Zingsheim, G.; Hughes, T.; Starsman, R.; Chelberg, R.; Fhird Row: Angstadt, R.; Turnage, J.; Gillespie, D.; Teal, D.; Shroycr, B.; Rear Row: Taylor, J.; Battle, B.; Nutt, S. 292 7 i Our initial impression of H-2 was one of shock and disbelief — even here plebes were required to brace, but not too hard. Our eating privileges were reinstated Yearling year, but the end was nowhere in sight. By the time Cow year arrived, we began to learn that there were twenty-three other companies in the Corps that operated in a similar manner to our own H-2, the only difference being their insignificant contri- bution to the Area Squad. From the blissful solace of the lost fifties, we were " inte- grated " into the Corps for the grand finale. The facilities of our new home included the sublime guidance of the Second Regimental Headquarters Tacs — all twelve of them. But the move, despite arguments to the contrary, did not help suppress the long ingrained habits of our class as the goats got goatier and the hives got hivier. Despite the loss of F. C. A., excessive demerits, and the never-ending parades, we can be proud of our steadfast adherence to our motto; " Never let them get you down. " F SS? 293 PitU ' i Htiiltn A, V !• As the four winds roll along the Hudson, the Happy Lads from Iron-Two roll along to new fields of conquest. Four years of comradeship has formed bonds which will last until the last man reports for the Final Reveille. The fond memories of the 1-2 Theater Arts Club ( few in number, but many in spirit ) , the Four Traveling Trou- badors (Carlos, President), the, Afternoon Football Club will remain with us long. We will always be able to say " We made the first captain! " We now bid farewell to our Alma Mater as the wedding bells ring in the chapel, in Mississippi, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, et al. Wherever our new careers take us we will meet again someday and renew our old friendships. To those who follow us we say, " Good luck and Godspeed. " To those who have gone before us we join them humbly and say with pride, " ' 61 — Second to None! " 3 I First Class: Trout Row: Buckner, D.; Goldstine, J.; Regan, R.; Oaks, J.; Parks, W.; Randolph, C; Gaither, H.; Second Rote: Kovac, B.; Hannon, R.; Stone, T.; VanRiper, R.; Third Row: Gaskins, D.; McLaughlin, J.; West- pheling, C; Legge, B.; Jones, E.; Fourth Row: Cuthbert, T.; Ogden, B.; Henderson, G.; Williams, F.; Rear Row: Walker, S.; Matthews, D.; Price, D. Second Class: Front Ron: Lurker, R.; Shope, R.; Jor- dan, R.; Schnam, S.; Smith, D.; Foss, R.; Mumford, J.; Second Ron ' : Stroup, T.; Ulmer, J.; Griffith, T.; Taylor, J.; LaRoque, F.; Third Row: Amon, L.; Gross, J.; Meade, W.; LoPresto, R.; fourth Row: Mount, J.; Hamilton, E.; Garwick, G.; Gavan, B.; Fijth Row: Cole, R.; Withers, J.; Nydegger, N.; Easterbrook, J.; Rear Row: Haggerry, H.; Whiting, E. Third Class: Front Row: Sausser, G.; Orlicki, G Handcox, R.; Quintana, P.; Guthrie, D.; Solenberger, T , Leach, D.; Second Row: Moose, R.; Garvey, D.; Brooks. B.; Yamashita, T.; Third Row: Coleman, D.; Griffith, D. Chase, J.; Rowan, E.; Fourth Row: Nolan, J.; Lee, E. Robey, L.; Foight, T.; Rear Row: Shotwell, H.; Clements B. Not Pictured: Lewis, C. Fourth Class: Front Row: Bedell, L.; Matsumoto, R.; Merritt, R.; Kelley, K.; McAteer, P.; Ferry, B.; Holds- worth, D.; Second Row: Macia, H.; Sims, E.; Hughey, J.; Bennett, D.; Higbee, R.; Third Row: Oden, D.; Lang, R.; Adair, B.; Walk, G.; Murphy, W.; Fourth Row: Palmer, A.; Orndorff, C; McLaughlin, S.; Johnson, R.; Fifth Row: Powers, J.; Rusnak, T.; Page, G.; Rear Ron: Zimmerman, H.; Allen, K.; Waldrop, K.; Stanko, J. Dawn crept slowly up the Hudson shore Reveille! Reveille! Wake up the Corps But the cannon and the balls had not perturbed Twenty-four hundred who slept undisturbed. Then slowly awakened by the bugle and drums, Out of grey barracks the u ' hole Corps comes. Silent salutes are hurriedly exchanged: Twenty-four hundred stand neatly arranged. " Dismissed! " is shouted by the company commanders: Back through barracks the grey line meanders. Turning on lights and picking up brooms, Twenty-three hundred clean out their rooms. T wenty-three companies out of twenty-four, Eagerly awaiting a new day to explore. The twenty-fourth company in darkness had fled: Kappa Dos, the fraternity, had gone back to bed. 296 i r»; Second Class: Front Ron: Galanti, P. J.; Comer, F. E. Janicke, J. T.; Butler, L. A.; Boozer, W. L.; Faley, T. E. DeVries, R. K.; Seco id Row: Spangler, D. R.; McLaugh lin, D. R.; Canary, P. L.; Williamson, D. L.; Taylor, L. Third Row: Dominy, C; Garvey, R. E.; Ellis, J. R. Ramella, E.; Peterson, J. C; Fourth Row: Reich, R. D. Parsons, B. B.; Kott, S. J.; Teuten, T. J.; White, W. D. Rear Row: Cooper, R.; Goode, R. H.; Herring, K. D. Redmond, J. L.; Slater, D. L. Not Pictured: Denison D. L. Third Class: Front Row: Workman, C; Parker, J. Marrow, A.; Smith. W. D.; Marks, G.; Bell, J.; Beattie, R. Second Row: Medlin, L.; Alakulppi, V.; Coe, G.; Pope D.; McGann, A.; Third Row: Kuzemka, N.; Hall, A. Ro ' esch, J.; Douglas, P.; Fourth Row: Dopslaff, G. Waugh, G.; Kelly, C; Holterman, G.; Rear Row: Sum- mers, M.; Tucker, T.; Murphy, D.; Dowling, D. Fourth Class: Front Row: Marino, B.; Hromyak, G.; Liverpool, H.; Robinson, K.; Klunk, D.; Rosenbam, J.; Missal, J.; Second Row: O Neal, D.; Nunn, J.; Gerner, W.; Third Row: Helfert, M.; Huneycutt, T.; Reese, T.; Melchiori, R.; Fourth Row: Louis, G.; Nowak, R.; May- hew, W.; Fifth Row: Knight, R.; Hartle, A.; Hughes, F.; Schoen, J.; Sixth Row: Hubbard, M.; Smith, D.; Rear Row: Stafford, R.; Jones, R.; Moomaw, R.; Bradley, B . Not Pictured: Hoover, W.; McCure, J.; Weathers, R. First Class: Front Row: Urette, M. E.; Scott, J. A.; Stewart, J. W.; Noble, L. A.; Eveleth, R. G.; Wagner, H. O.; Second Roif: Rooney, D. M.; Sheeder, R. D.; Zielinski, R. F.; Dewar, J. D.; Dahle, J. S.; Third Row: Witherspoon, E. S.; Siegenthaler, K. E.; Sommercamp, J. O.; Ritchie, D. M.; Amlong, J. B.; Rear Row: Gants, R. M.; Grant, C; Lionetti, D. L.; Sherburne, T. N. Not Pictured: Kenny, H. J.; Corcoran, J. R. 297 ' T Second Class; Frout Row: Bakes, P. A.; Fraser, H. L. Dodd, J. W.; Sharp, G. L.; Windom, D. L.; Brown G. L.; Morgan, D. W.; McDowall, R. G.; Second Row Schmidt, J. K.; Szymczak, R. M.; Johnson, C. D.; Cald well, L. R.; Thirit Row: Biddison, A. M.; Learish, D. L.: Whitehead, W. C; Spurlock, J. E.; Horoschak, P. P. McQuill en, J.; Rear Row: Gilstad, D. W.; Nieuwboer, H.; Ross, W. L.; Gertsch, W. Not Pictured: Buttolph; D. D.; Gilligan, R. M.; Hansen, K. U.; Holeman, R. E. Reavill, J.; West, S. G. Third Class: front Row: Williams, D.; Swisher, A. Shapiro, L.; Hill, E.; Sallee, D.; Struble, D.; DeWire, J. Byrne, D.; Second Row: Zelley, R.; Jones, J.; McLaugh lin, R.; Clark, J.; Stewart, W. C; Third Row: White, C. Brown, R.; Demchuk, D.; Mataranglo, F.; Bammer, D. Rear Row: Heath, G.; Bucheim, S.; Brucker, W.; Thomp- son, T.; Cole, D. Not Pictured: Hingston, W. Fourth Class: Front Row: Chmielak, J.; Beck, W. R.; Anthony, T. E.; Downey, J. P.; Tate, J. H.; Fisher, G. A.; Cromartie, G.; Second Row: Kindleberger, H. P.; Wikan, M. E.; Drahn, P. L.; Richard, M.; Mills, L.; Carmichael, J.; Third Row: Hegglufid, J. W.; Charron, L.; Bast, C; Goodman, G. J.; Renfro, D. L.; Fourth Row: Galloway, D. W.; Cotter, D. B.; Dailey, D. D.; Boone, H. E.; Fifth Row: Davis, C. A.; Foster, R.; Ziegler, W.; Richards, J. L.; Sixth Row: Steinbruegge, W.; Herdegen, L. M.; Leonard, M.; Rear Row: Ruehmann, A.; Aguirre, V. First Class: Front Row: Vander Els, T.; Benzinger, P.; Rennagel, H. G.; Wold, D. A.; Peters, G. M.; Muiznieks, N.; McCormick, J.; Watson, W. K.; Second Row: Magness, T. H.; Woodward, H. E.; Knoblock, R.; Smalley, L. F.; Third Row: Goldtrap, J. W.; Biddinger, D.; Marshall, M.; Campbell, J. L.; Watt, J. F.; Dunning, R. M.; Rear Row: Miller, A.; Lynch, J. F.; Jenz, J. E.; Bennett, A. F. Not Pictured: Lenhart, G. D.; Mucho, E. B.; Yancey, A. W. 298 On those mornings dark and dreary, As we stumbled weak and tveary, Weak from lack of sleep, I reckon. Weary of the T.D. ' s beckon, Stumbling only to awaken, To french fried eggs and scrambled bacon. As those haggered days grew older, M-1 snug on every shoulder, Sweating through our khaki ' s cotton, Feeling lost and lonely, rotten. Came off the thought so sharp and clear, My God! What am I doing here? So staggered we our four years through. Summer, faces red; winter, fingers blue. As now with limbs all gaunt and skinny. Snow white hair and wrinkles many, Kiss we fareivell this rocky shore, Our parched lips whisper, nevermore! ' Side Pocket " Second Class: Front Row: Meeth, H.; Pakula, K.; Stew- art, P.; Urna, H.; O ' Neal, J.; Remington, M.; Dieal, B. Johnson, J.; Second Row: Schmidt, J.; Bode, J.; Mogan W.; Shaeffer, F.; Third Row: Ellis, R.; Bennett, C; Kru kowski, E.; Rishel, W.; Howard, M.; Godshall, M.; Rear Row: Handy, G.; Meceda, R.; Kimsey, J.; Gibson, M. Fisher, C; Finlayson, J. Third Class: Front Roiv: Gallagher, T.; Walsh, M. Siebenaler, D.; Rose, L.; Kuhns, W.; Klauminzer, G. Banks, E.; Gibbs, F.; Second Row: Sanchez, L.; Harrison J.; Spock, S.; McAniff, F.; Third Row: Oliver, J.; WiUson D.; Rolfe, C; Battis, W.; Rear Row: Williams, R.; Sawin P.; Hamel, J.; Schott, C. Not Pictured: Cargile, G.; Gi bert, M.; Wyrwas, J. Fourth Class: Front Row: Bush, T.; Hall, D.; Murray, J.; Griffith, M.; Haydash, E.; Gross, R.; Cross, R.; Second Row: McAdams, R.; Roller, B.; Bager, L.; Durfee, T.; Culosi, S.; Dye, C; Radford, E.; Third Row: Desjardins, G.; Brooks, M.; Cate, P.; Downey, C; Bettner, S.; Chris- tensen. A.; Werner, G.; Rear Rote: Harding, J.; Treweek, G.; Richards, C; Lee, D.; Banovic, D.; Flint, C. First Class: Front Ron: White, J.; Strauss, R.; Hale, M.; Madden, J Parmele, R.; Vaughn, H.; Frix, R.; Gronich, B.; Second Row: Graves, H Vanderbush, A.; Petty, J.; Third Row: Skotzko, M.; Adams, G.; Sager, L Minnehan, T.; Navarro, R.; Rear Row: Tobin, W.; Horan, E.; Vedder, S Not Pictured: Conner, D.; Vader, P. 300 Four years of concentrated effort, and M-2s class of ' 61 left its mark on every mat- tress in North Area. Seldom in the annals of military history, has one unit been able to rest so much during the battle and we might have even taken our guide-on to area formations. Symbolizing our united front, (or rear), was the remarkable resemblance of our company drill roll to the last section variety. Never lacking in any class was the standard " Sir, I did not understand the question. " In spite of this ever waging battle, when they put the blue chips on the line, it was the runts who were buying bus tickets home. Our formations and mad charges to the mess hall were never looked upon as model performances, by the T.D., and the familiar cry of, " Let ' s start knocking off the lates! " contained less resolution than despair, but in spite of these indelicacies, our guide-on was never cold for lack of streamers. We lived and worked as no other company dared, most of us will find rules on the outside more restricting than the few we followed here, but in spite of all things, we will be thankful until our dying days for the privilege of serving M-2, and for the infinite traditions we came by. 301 - n ill (9f .M. J ' 302 With the coming of age of ' 61, the Long Gray Line stretches unbroken for a full 162 years. We have striven hard and under- gone much in order to join its ranks. Now we begin an even longer and more challenging struggle — the struggle to live up to the record and the standards that the graduates of the Academy have set so highly. It is a challenge from which we do not shrink. We are eager to prove ourselves worthy sons and heirs of USMA. We are proud that we have forged another link in the chain. 10 section edited by CHARLES T. WESTPHELING I ' !■ Oti 2 July 7 957 seven hundred and thirty-seien of us drifted together at West Point from eiery state in the Union, two territories that have since attained statehood, and several allied foreign lands. We have come a long way since then. The process of attrition has thinned our ranks to a meager 336, but the hardy core has survived. We have all felt the imprint of the Academy upon our lives, and to a certain extent tie have all been shaped by this force. Yet each of us remains very much an individual tvith a unique personality and a distinct set of interests and talents, hike the " average American, " the " typical cadet " is a mythical entity. No class, more- over, has had a richer or more varied compliment of temperaments, skills and fortes than the Class of 1961. JOHNATHAN BURRELL AARONSOHN D-2 Johnny Cincinnati, Ohio Whether swinging through the air as the country ' s finest ring man. happily singing at a glee club party, or immersed in a book of poetry or philos- ophy. Johnny always had time to stop and talk with his many friends. A liberal thinker and an idealist at heart, he has earned his rank as first man on every drill roll published. Regimciilal Sergeant Major : Cyininiinci 4J.2.I . Numerals 4, Eastern Inter-Collegiate Champion 2, National Collegiate Athletic Association Champion 2, Captain I: Jewish Choir 4,3,2.1: English Literature Seminar 2,1, President I: Gymnastics Cliih 2,1 . Vice President I: Clee Cliih 3,2,1 : Art Club 3,2, Custodian 2. BRUCE RAUL ABRAHAM Abe D-2 Lafayette. Indiana This man was a worthy addition to the Corps. He was admired most for the strength of his convictions. Academics posed no problems to Bruce as uas evidenced by the glitter on his collar. His willingness to share his knowledge won him the admiration of his classmates. Abe ' s high standards assure him unquestioned success in his future in the Army. Platoon Leader I, Corporal 2: Stars 2: Gymnastics 4: Russian Cluh 4,3.2,1 ; Howitzer 4,3,2,1. Business Manager I: Ski Cluh 3,2.1: Bridge Cluh 3. DAVID LEE ACKERMAN Slash E-1 Fredericktown, Ohio Dave brought with him from Ohio a conscientious and considerate na- ture, which served him well throughout his life as a cadet. Sacrificing the " pad " for study, his academic achievements were a just reward. He was equally devoted to his many extracurricular activities. His cheerful per- sonality and devotion to duty insure him of a successful career. Executive Officer 1, Corporal 2: Stars 3.2,1: Honor Conintiitee 2,1, Secretary I: Chapel Acolytes 4: Cadet Chanel Choir 4,3,2.1. Secretary I: Sunday School Teacher 4: Math- ematics Forum 2: Debate Council and Forum 4,3,2,1: Glee Club 4,3,2: Hi Fi Club 4: Ski Cluh 4.3.2.1. 0i Millie 00 w " fnen ' leias I liawiw lERR Temc ilwavs .504 GENE A. ADAMS, Jr. Gino D-2 Omaha, Nebraska This man was a credit to the Corps. His academic achievements were questionable, but the effort he put into them was not. Neither the French nor the Enghsh Departments could stop Gene in his battle for success, no matter how hard they tried. His easy going manner and outstanding friendliness assure him thirty years of success in the army. Sergeant 1; Rifle Team 4: Ho»il:er 3: Camera Cltih 2: Otildmir Sports Chih 2,1; Pistol Cluh J.I: Rifle Cliih .(,- Sk, ( liih 3.2.1: Skeet Cliih 3. JOSEPH GLEN ADAMS Glen M-2 El Paso, Texas Te. as " favorite son has proven himself to be a natural athlete, an admi- rable leader, and an inspiring friend. He was never too busy for a helping hand or an encouraging word. Glen ' s firm handshake and ready smile will long be remembered; we are proud to have known this man. Battalion Commander , Corporal 2: Football 4.3,2,1, Nttmerals 4. Major A 3.2,1: Track 4, Numerals 4: Lacrosse 3,2,1, Monogram 3, Major A 2,1; Class Committee 3,2.1: Radio Cluh 3,2: Spanish Cluh 4,3: Camera Cluh 3.2- TERRY LEE ALEXANDER A-2 The Woinseldorfer Kid Womelsdorf, Pennsylvania Terry came to us from the heartland of the Pennsylvania Dutch and could always be found thereafter at German Club activities. Giving up his Indian pony for a tank to pursue a career in the Armor, this popular classmate will undoubtedly enjoy success in the army. Sergeant I: Chapel .Acolytes 2,1; Debate Council and Forum 4; (lernuin Cluh 4,3,2,1 , Secretary 2, Vice President I ; Howitzer 4,3; Special Program Committee 4; Ski Cluh 3,2,1. •i r 305 n fj JAMES ALTMEYER G-1 Jim Wheeling, West Virginia Jim is that rare person who can make friends wherever he goes. He was always ready with a cheerful greeting and a winning smile. His main trouble came with the academic department: it seems he needed eight hours sleep — in the class room! A diligent worker with excess talent, he should go far. SergeanI 1 ; Lacrosse 4; Football 3.2: Piihiic Relalions Cdiincil 2: Catholic Acolytes 4,3,2,1: Debate Council and Forum 4,3: Spaiiisli Club 4,3.2,1: Astronomy Club 3: Triathlon Club 2,1; Hi Fi Club 3: Coif Club 2: Handball Club 2: Pistol Club 3,2.1: Sailini; Club 3: Sheet Club 3,2: Ski Club 4.3. ' , I ' I JOSEPH BRIAN AMLONG K-2 Joe Alexandria, Virginia Joe failed to get up before the count in his first battle with the English Department but came back fighting for the second round and ended up on the Dean ' s List. A natural leader of men, this well liked cadet from Virginia will go far in the Army, his natural home. Sergeant I: Football 4,3,2.1: Wrestling 4: Debate Council and Forum 2.1; Parachute Club 3,2. French Club LEE REUBEN ANDERSON A-1 Andy Minneapolis, Minnesota Lee ' s quick wit and sense of humor have won him many friends in the Corps. A stalwart of the basketball team, he applied himself in academics as well. His many attributes will see him through to a successful future, we ' re sure. Sergeant I: Football 4; Track 4; Basketball 4,3,2,1: Public Information Detail 2.1: Public Relations Council 2; Spanish Club 4.3; KDFT 4,3,2; Hi Fi Club 4.3,2,1, Secretary 2; Skeet Club 4. 306 G-1 ' iigioia km i miin I eight 8il.he abl; . Ihhihhhhii RICHARD WALTER ANGSTADT Die H-2 Panama City, Panama In spite of his fickle attitude towards the opposite sex, and his countless efforts at reform, Dick managed to get through four years with his sense of humor intact and his brain unstrained by his academic endeavors. His skill on the soccer field was surpassed only by his excellence at yo-yoing. If ever, in the future we need a soldier, a man. and a friend, this Pana- manian Lothario will be our choice. Flaloon Leader I, Corporal 2: Soccer 4.3.2.1. Numerals 4. Maior A 3.2.1: Public lii- formaltun Detail 4,3,2,1: Spanish Club 4.3.2: BukIc Notes 4,3,2.1. Adverlising Manager 2,1: Handball Club 2: Ski Club 2.1. DONALD C. ANSELM D-2 Ooii Cleveland, Ohio West Point was not tough for Don. After fighting the French Department during Plebe year and Yearling year, he gave the Social Science Depart- ment a run for its money as a Second Classman. Although not too pleasant after reveille, he always managed to crack a smile by second hour class. We will always remember Don with warmth in our hearts. Supply Sergeant J, Cornoial 2: Jiack 4: 150 Pouiul Football 3: Catholic Acolytes 4,3,2.1; Radio Club 3.2,1: Howitzer 4.3.2,1: Camera Club 2.1: Outdoor Sports Club 2: Sailing Club 3: Ski Club 2.1. ALAN PARKER ARMSTRONG A-1 Al Chattanooga, Tennessee Al entered West Point with almost as much military tradition as the Academy itself. Preferring to regard academics with a cultured non- chalance, Al ' s academic background and pregnant vocabulary have kept the sometimes doubting academic departments at bay. Al dons the Army Blue in the best tradition of his military heritage; he deserves the rewards of the devoted. Platoon Leader I. Corporal 2: Sniiiiming 4: Lacros se 4.3.2.1. Numerals 4: Debate Council and Forum 3.2,1: Fiench Club 2: Dialectic Society 3.2.1: Handball Club 2: Ski Club 2,1. 307 CHARLES H. Chuck ARMSTRONG L-1 Malta, Montana Missing the wide open ranges of Montana was the only thing that both- ered Chuck. He always approached any task or assignment with interest, determination, and enthusiasm. He always became master of all situations, whether it was fi,xing the French Club ' s financial difficulties or L-l ' s academic problems. E.Kcellence in leadership, discipline, and personal appearance will insure success for Chuck and give the .Army one of its finest officers. Company Commander I, Corporal _, " Hockey Manager 4.3,2,1: Sunday School Teacher I: French Cluh 3,2, Treasurer 2: Handball Club 3.2.1: Skeel Club 3,2. ROY LEE ARMSTRONG, Jr. F-1 Roy Cleburne, Texas " Brown Boy, " Hi Fi, and Texas never failed to arouse Roy ' s ambitions and keep F Company laughing. When not devoting his time to " poop " sessions and saving lives during turnouts, Roy managed to " muck " out some stars of his own. His constant good humor, perseverance, and initia- tive have added to the company and will show forth in his coming career. Company Commander I, Corporal 2: Stars 3,2,1; Football 4: Track 4: Malhemalics Forum I: Debate Council and Forum 4: Spanish Club 2,1: Camera Club 3.2,1: Hi Fi Club I: Goll Club 3,1, ' ice President 1: Pistol Cluh 4: Ski Club 4,2,1. LEROY ARTHUR BABBITT Lee E-1 Eastham, Massachusetts Lee. proud of his Cape Cod heritage, came to West Point unfamiliar with army life but with the idea of giving his all. His ability to put forth a seemingly small effort and still obtain such quality amazed us ail. When his interest was aroused, his accomplishments were unsurpassed. This will serve him well in the future. Supply Sergeant I, Corporal 2: Cross Country 4, Numerals 4: Track 4, Numerals 4; Newman Forum 2,1 : German Cluh 4,3,2: Astronomy Club 3,2,1; Camera Club 1. ir with Mi to lis will - CARLTON ELBRIDGE BACON Ml (jd l Palo Alto, California Carl abandoned Rutgers University in 1957 to become a Kaydet, and has since excelled at every effort. His talent for enlivening an evening with his " uke " and tales of the old fraternity days shall not be forgotten. We ' ll always remember Carl for his sincere friendliness and devotion to duty. 150 Lh Football 4. Numerals 4: Camera Cliih 3.2: Hi Fi Club 3,2: Ski Club 4.3. THOMAS H. BAIRD Tom C-1 Haddonfield, New Jersey A consistent competitor in sports. Tom did his utmost to better himself in every area. Besides academics, much of his time went to wrestling, letter writing, and the ever-popular " brown boy. " His spirit and sense of humor could always carry him through a difficult situation; his engaging personality will take him far in the future. Wrestling 4,3,2,1, Numerals 4, Monogram 3: Debate Council and Forum 4.3: Spanish Club 3.2; Handball Club 3,2.1: Pistol Club 3,2: Rifle Club 3. HOWARD ALLAN BAIS Howie A-1 West Sayville, New York Throughout four years of cadet life, Howie has succeeded in winning the friendships of those around him. His humor and even temperament have been outstanding qualities which will aid him to go far in life. There is no better man than Howie to call your friend and associate. Color Sergeant I: Debate Council and Forum 4.3,2.1: Portuguese Club 4,3: Camera Club 4.3; Handball Club 1: Pistol Club 4.3.1; Sailing Club 4. .309 JOHN TYLER BAKER E-2 John Culver City, California One of the oldest men of his class, John came to West Point by way of the Air Force. Quiet in nature, he rarely gave anyone any trouble except, perhaps, on the squash or tennis courts. He was a true " goat " ; more often than not he could be found, book in lap — fast asleep. His friendly concern and cooperative spirit will not be forgotten. Sergeant l; Public Information Detail 2.1; Debate Council and Forum 4; Spanish Club 4,3: Astronomy Club 3; Ski Club 4,3.2. A-2 Long Beach, California BYRON SMITH BALDWIN Baldy Baldy is a man of great potential — but a lot of it got lost somewhere be- tween trips and the " brown boy. " His struggle with the Tactical Depart- ment was stalemated for two years — but with " cow " year came many long hours on the area. He will long be remembered for his ill-conceded talents and his friendliness. Sergeant I: Cadet Chapel Choir 4,3,2,1: Ordnance Club I; Debate Council and Forum 4; Pointer 4; Dialectic Society 2,1; Glee Club 4,3.2.1; KDET 4. DONALD ALLAN BARBOUR HI Don Elmwood Park, Illinois Don came via the jazz dens of Chicago. Many will remember him as the cat with the cool blue light and the Syrian waterpipe. Others will remem- ber him as the illustrious editor-in-chief of our Howitzer. But all will remember his dry, subtle humor and his ability to win friends, an attribute which should carry him to great heights. Sergeant 1; German Club 4.3.2: Howitzer 4,3,2.1, Editor-in-Chief I; Dance Orches- tra 2,1; Pistol Club 2. 310 DANIEL GEORGE BARNEY K-1 Dan Highland, Indiana In 1957 the pride of Indiana entered the Academy for a four-year fray with the academic, physical education, and tactical departments. His constant drive in all endeavors proved his worthiness in all fields, and he will always be admired for his helping hand and eagerness to cooperate. Sergeant 1; Debate Council and Forum 4.3.2,1: KDET I: Chess Club 2.1: Ski Club 4.3. RONALD RAE BARRICK Ron C-2 Terril, Iowa Out of the cornfields came this rawboned lowan to conquer West Point. Torn between two loves, his high school sweetheart and the " pad, " Ron always felt that academics shuld take a back seat. Ron never was much for marching and such things, but he was blessed with an abundance of common sense. There is no doubt that he will be a success at any endeavor. Platoon Leader 1, Corporal 2; Basketball 4.3: Sunday School Teacher 2.1: Radio Club 2: Portuguese Club 2,1: Ski Club 2. EDWARD PATRICK BARRY, Jr, Ed F-1 Wellesley, Massachusetts Ed came to us from the land of the Boston Tea Party and often needed the services of an interpreter to render himself comprehensible even to his roommates. He was a studious type, not by choice, but by necessity. He was awarded many purple hearts in his daily dragon flights, even win- ning a star for his trail blazing activities in the battle of Military Hygiene. West Point would not have been the same without his cheerful presence. Platoon Sergeant I. Corporal 2: Soccer 4.3.2.1 : Pistol 3.2,1: Portuguese Club 4.3.2,1; Pointer 2,1; Pistol Club 4,3,2,1. 311 RODNEY A. Rod BARTHOLEMEW G-1 Nuncia, Michigan Pinned to his " brown boy " at an early age, Rod is nevertheless a hard worker both in academics and in athletics. He will always be remem- bered by his friends for his marvelous demonstration of goosestepping during our trip to Durham. His willingness to work, enthusiasm, and searching spirit will carry him to success in his future career. Training Sergeant 1; Ordnance Club 2; French Club 3,2; Camera Club 3: Cliess Club 4: Golf Club 3,2.1; Pistol Club 3,2,1. BRENDAN JOSEPH BATTLE H-2 Bear Teaneck, New Jersey Bear has been one of the mainstays of the company. He will always be remembered for his rather frequent but unsuccessful brushes with the academic department. Bren ' s honest friendship and good humor will be remembered by all who know him. Sergeant 1; Catholic Acolytes 3,2,1; Debate Council and Forum 4; German Club 4,3.2,1; Pistol Club 3; Weight Lifting Club 1. HARRY KYLE BAYLESS G-2 Butch Roswell, New Mexico This Army brat hailed from the great Southwest and loudly praised its charms. He bore his sense of humor through all his successful skirmishes with the academic department and managed to do an enviable job at the Pistol Range. His talents and engaging ways will ensure his dawning military success. Sergeant 1 , Corporal 2; Pistol 4,3.2,1, Minor A 3,2,1; Debate Council and Forum 3,2; French Club 4,3,2; Camera Club I; Outdoor Sports Club 2,1; Pistol Club 4,3,2,1; Sailing Club 3. 312 DOMINADOR BALDOMERO BAZAN G-1 Kdisi ' r Colon. Republic of Panama Kaiser came to West Point from Panama and quickly won the friendship and admiration of all who knew him. His quick smile, friendly manner, and willingness to help one and all won him friends throughout the Corps. He was a credit to his country, and to the Corps of Cadets; we who knew him are honored to have made a truly great friend. ■ciilni- Olficer I. Cmponil 2; Succ, •.i ' hall 4: Spanish Chih 4J.:j: Hi ckci ,S«ci( ' M J.:. I. 4.3,2,1, Numeral. ' . 4, Cupiain I: Swiinimiix 4: ■i Cliih 3: HaiHlhall Club 2,1: Ski Club ),l: RONALD LEE BECKETT A 2 ?« ! Logan, West Virginia This jovial little man from the hills of West Virginia won countless friends with his A-squad clowning talent, unselfishness, and conscientiousness. With a hearty laugh when it was needed most. Beck assured himself of success in every endeavor. Sergeant I: Football 4,3,2,1, Mo A.urononiv Club I: Protestant Di Club 2.1: Ski Club 2.1: Public Iti n III 3,2,1: Lacrosse 4: German Club 4,3,2,1: • III Croup I: Pointer 4.3: KDET 4: Camera in Detail I. RICHARD AUGLIST BEHRENHAtlSEN C-1 Dick Laureldale, Pennsylvania Dick spent four years attempting to button down the collar on his class shirt and narrow the shoulders of his F. D. coat. A fierce competitive spirit drives him whether he is winning a battle in the section room or " snaking " an R.O.T.C. student. Coupled with enthusiasm and determina- tion this drive will provide positive impetus for his future career. Sergeant I : Catholic Choir 4,3: Debate Council and Forum 3: Howitzer 2,1 , .-issistant Filitor I: Dance Orchestra 4: Dialectic Society 4: Glee Club 4,3.2,1: Ski Club I. " O 313 m i!.iji r WILLARD SAMUEL BELKNAP Bill G-2 New Castle, Pennsylvania Bill took his four years in stride, never getting ruffled while others lost their heads. A mainstay on any company team. ' Will " was also a regular in any bull session. He seemed to be a favorite with the " femmes, " but he could take ' em or leave ' em. Bill ' s winning smile, capable and energetic ways are sure to bring him success. Ptaloon Leader I , Corporal 2; Football 4,3, Niiinerah 4; WreMliiig 3: Honor Commil- lee 2.1; Debate Council and Foiuin 3,2; Spanish Cliih 3.2; Ontdoor Sports Club 2; Ski Club 3.2; Parachnte ( liih 2. LYNN ALAN BENDER A-1 Lynn Shelton, Washington After three seasons of following Lynn from afar, his crosscountry team- mates conceded the point and elected him captain. Academics were secondary to the compilation of one of the most comprehensive " black books " ever assembled by a cadet. With gold bar, " black book, " ring, and the qualities he possesses to such a degree, Lynn should encounter few problems. First Sergeant 1 , Corporal 2; Cross Country 4.3.2.1. Numerals 4. Minor . 3.2. Cap- tain 1 ; Track 4.3.2.1 , Nittnerah 4, Major A 3, Monogram 2; Ordnance Chib 4; Debate Ctniiicil and Forum 4; Spanish Club 4; Camera Club 3; Chess Club 3; Bridge Club 3,2. ANDREW FRANKLIN BENNETT, Jr. A ndy L-2 Cleveland, Tennessee Andy ' s earnest conscientiousness and rigid adherence to principle set an excellent example for his associates. A sense of fair play and an apprecia- tion of the humorous won our respect and loyalty. We shall not forget this hard-working Tennessean. His success in coming sears is virtually guaranteed. Platoon Leader I. Corporal 2: Laciosse 4.3.2.1, Monogram 2. Manager I: Public Information Detail 4.3.2.1; Sunday School Teacher 3; Debate Cinincil and Forum 3; French Club 3; Glee ( hih 4; Pistol ( lub 2; Sailing Club 3; Ski ( liih 2.1. 314 HERBERT THEODORE G. BENZ Bear I-l M Bordentown, New Jersey Bear came to us after many years of military school at Bordentown Mili- tary Institute and turned immediately to his true love — track. His success may be measured in part by the mass of gold stars on his grey jacket and the respect earned by his tireless effort and fortitude. His determination will make him equally successful in the future. Sergeant I; Cross Counlry 4.3,2.1. Niimeiats 4. Minor A 3.2.1: Track 4.3.2.1. Nu- merals 4. Major A 3,2.1: Mathentalics Forum 2.1; German Club 4.3.2.1; KDET 4; Camera Club 3. PETER LOUIS BENZINGER L-2 Ben Elmhurst, Long Island. New York Brooklyn ' s contribution to the company liked West Point so much he decided to stay an extra year, through the kind assistance of the Mechanics Department. One of the class old men, Pete will always be remembered for his warm friendliness and ready grin. How can this man miss? Sergeant I; Rifle 4; Catholic Acolytes 4.3.2.1; Newman Forum 4.3.2.1: German Club 4.3; Glee Club 4: Ski Club 4.3.2.1. JOHN JOSEPH BERINATO H-1 J J Barre, Vermont John was truly H-l ' s Green Mountain boy. always ready to recount another of Ethan Allen ' s exploits. Academics presented no serious prob- lem and left him free to pursue his first love — sports. When he wasn ' t enhancing the company ' s intramural standing, he could be found cheering on an Army team. His cheerfulness and ready smile endear him to all and promise a bright future. Sergeant 1: Debate Council and Forum 4,3.2.1; Howitzer 2.1. Sports Editor I; Camera Club 3.2.1; Sailing Club 4.3. 315 ROBERT KEITH BERNARD Bob C-1 Carbondale, Illinois Ever ready with a friendly smile, a nimble pun. or a profound thought. Bob is always welcome company. Eager to relive the Battle of Gettysburg and in demand for his artistic talents. Bob, with his casual and friendly manner, will doubtless make his future cloudless. Sergeanl I: Pistol 4; Debate Council and Forum 2; German Club 4; KDET 4; An Club 3; Chess Club 4,3,2,1; Pistol Club 3: Sailing Club 4,3. LOUIS C. BERRA, Jr. D-2 Yogi St. Louis, Missouri When Lou was not sitting at his desk with a pipe in his mouth and a Social Science book in his hand, he was probably down at the rifle range with a pipe in his mouth and a rifle in his hands. His two ambitions, to be rifle captain and to beat Navy, were both realized. We expect Lou to shoot his way to the top in whatever he does in the future. Sergeant I; Rifle 4,3,2,1, Numerals 4. Minor A 2,1, Captain 1; Pointer 4; Camera Club 2; An Club 2; Rifle Club 3.2,1. DAVID EARL BIDDINGER L-2 Biddy Dayton. Ohio From the plains of Ohio came this modest but popular young man. A track and cross-country man his first two years, he switched to bridge, the guitar, and the " finer things in life " for two very successful final years. At times very serious, his fun-loving nature has affected and won us all. Buena Suerte! Sergeant 1; Cross Country 4,3; Track 4,3: Debate Council and Forum 3; Spanish Club 4.3.2.1: Pistol Club 2,1; Sailing Club 3,2; Bridge Club 1. fit GILBERT RICHARD BILODEAU Gil Providence, C-2 Rhode Island Gil came to the Corps from Providence High School, which he always insisted was a " lot bigger than you think. " When he wasn ' t sailing on the Hudson, dragging, or wrapped up in his " brown boy. " he could be found in the shower entertaining North Area with his melodious voice. Sergeant I; Catholic Acolytes 3,2; Catholic Choir 4,3,2; Newman Forum 3,2,1; Span- ish Club 3.2,1, Secretary I; Glee Club 4; Sailing Club 2,1; Ski Club 3,2,1. RICHARD FRANK BITNER Dick C-2 York, Pennsylvania Pennsylvania ' s loss was C-2 ' s gain as Dick brought with him a spirit of friendliness accepted by ail. If it was P.I.O. you wanted, another hand at bridge, a way to beat the system, or just someone to help you out, he was your man, always willing in a way that will never be forgotten. Sergeant I; Baseball 4. Numerals 4; Public Information Detail 4,3,2,1, Cadet in Charge 1; Debate Council and Forum 3,2,1; Spanish Club 4,3; Camera Club 2,1; Skeet Club 4,3; Ski Club 4,3. FRANK THOMAS BLANDA Tom F-2 Youngwood, Pennsylvania Tom ' s major goal was to play good football; this he did. But in addition, he managed to squeeze in baseball, the Dean ' s List, and his guitar playing. A raconteur of the first magnitude, the Blanda joke is well known to all of his many friends. We know that his army career will be as successful as his cadet career. Sergeant 1; Football 4,3,2,1, Numerals 4, Monogram 3, Major A 2,1; Basketball 4; Baseball 4,3,2,1; Debate Council and Forum 4,2: Rocket Society 4.3. 317 JAMES STEVEN BLESSE A-2 Jim Richmond, Virginia The rebel came to us with a smile on his face. When not strugghng with the academic or tactical departments or the " brown boy, " he could usually be found working on some wild idea. With his interest in the service and wine, women, and song, Jim spent an unforgettable four years on the " Rock " and looks to the future with much expectation. Sergeant I: Rifle 4: Ring and Cresi Commiliee 4,3,2,1; Spanish Club 4,3: KDET 4: Camera Club 3; Fi Hi Club 2,1: Sailing Club 3: Ski Club 2,1: Bridge Club I: Skin Diving Club 2,1. LUCAS BOEVE Luke D-2 New Rochelle, New York Big, jovial Luke has been playing the Chapel chimes before supper since " plebe " year, much to the annoyance of certain " padoids. " This was no mean task " yearling " year when he had one wrist in a cast. Luke will always be remembered in D-2 for his musical activities and electronic abilities, the latter of which somewhat displeased certain tactical officers. Sergeant I, Corporal 2: Football 4; Chapel Chi ners 4,3,2,1 , Cadet in Charge 1: Cadet Chapel Choir 4,3,2,1 : Mathematics Forum 2,1: Debate Council and Forum 3,2: Dance Orchestra 4,3,2: Glee Club 3,2,1: Camera Club 1: Handball Club 3,2,1. WILL1.4 Ok c i Dulch ca pioudesi |[in on I always rt 10 lake III S( ' ((« I Wio Oil Dulmit ] fiiiolCH M) Mi) 318 DONALD RAYMOND BONKO HI Bonk Lorain, Ohio We met Bonk plebe year, when we gazed with awe and respect at the " U.S. ' s " on his collar. It did not take long for his actions, both on and off the football field, to prove that our respect was well founded. As time passes we will long remember his cheerful inspiration, his sound advice, and his " Flirty " picnics. Sergeant 1; Football 4,3,2,1, Numerals 4, Major A 3,2,1: Baseball 4; Camera Club 3,2. PETER hit Pelecarr at the Li foi maki militarily talent Pj I WILLIAM JOHANNES THEODORE MARIA BORN F-2 Duich Bay Shore, New York Dutch came to West Point from Holland by way of Long Island — his proudest possession is his certificate of citizenship. Dutch always had a grin on his face (which somewhat affected his plebe year), and was always ready to assist a friend in need. His easy-going manner is bound to take him far in whichever direction he may choose. Serfieant I ; English Literature Seminar 3,2,1 : Marhentatics Forum 3; Ordnance Cluh 4; Radio Chih 3,2,1, Treasurer 1; Debate Council and Forum 2: German Club 4,3,2; Dialectic Society 2,1: Camera Club 4,3; Outdoor Sports Club 4; Fencing Club 2; Pistol Club 4,3,2; Sailing Club 3; Ski Club 4,3,2,1; Water Polo Club 4. GORDON SPOTTSWOOD BOUNDS B-2 Gordy Gulfport, Mississippi Quiet, intelligent, and philosophic, Gordon has been an interesting com- panion to all who have known him. His amiable nature and willingness to help a friend have made him well liked by all. He will always be remembered as a friend worthy of the name. His talents will not go un- noticed in his professional career. Sergeant 1; Debate Council and Forum 3,2; Portuguese Club 3; Dialectic Society 4,3,2; KDET 4.3; Hi Ft Club 3. PETER JAMES BOYLAN, Jr. G-1 Pete Portage, Wisconsin Pete came to West Point after a short stint in the Army and two years at the University of Wisconsin. Equipped with a ready grin and a talent for making friends easily, he established an enviable record athletically, militarily, and scholastically. A forthright and sincere man, with excess talent, Pete ' s success is guaranteed. Company Commander I, Corporal 2; Lacrosse 4,3, Numerals 4; Ring and Crest Com- mittee 4,3,2,1; Catholic Choir 4; New nan Forum I; Mathematics Forum 2,1; Debate Council and Forum 4,2,1; French Club 3,2,1 ; Glee Club 3,2.1; Camera Club 4,3. 319 RICHARD CARLTON BOYS, Jr. Joe Lackland A.F.B. B-2 Texas This little Army brat preferred athletics to academics, and wielded a big stick in hockey and a big foot in soccer. Famous highlights include the Christmas trip to Tokyo and the Jaguar in Texas. Likable Joe cannot help but succeed. Sergeanl I: Soccer 4.3,2.1. Moiuinruni 3.2. Major A 3.1: Skin Diviii!; Cliih L 4.3.2,1. Numerals 4. WILLIAM BRUCE BRADFORD Willie D-2 Middleport, Ohio Willie came to us a red blooded, clean living example of Ohio manhood — but we changed all that. President of the nightly Pepsi club and assistant supply oflRcer for the Greenwich Village safaris, he has become an integral part of the pad-oriented group of D-2. " Any mail from Carolyn? " will ring in our ears for years to come. Execulive Officer I, Corporal 2: Hop ComnnUee 4.3,2.1: Public Inforinalion Detail 4.3.2,1: Debate Council and Forum 3.2.1: German Club 3: Howitzer 4,3.2.1: Camera Club 3.2.1: Outdoor Sports Club 3: Ski Club 4.3,2.1: Public Information Detail 2.1. MICHAEL JAMES BRADY HI Brades Gary, Indiana Whether on the fields of friendly strife or the fields of very, very friendly strife, Brades was always a fiery competitor and a winner. Just as natural as the athletic ability which made him superlative in varsity sports, were the leadership and personality which guaranteed him success at West Point and insure his future success. Company Commander I, Corporal 2: Football 4; Basketball 4.3.2, Numerals 4. Mono- gram 3,2: Track 3: Catholic Acolytes 2; Debate Council and Forum I: Spanish Club 3: Howitzer 4.3: Weighllifting Club 3. ; ▼ 320 STACY CARL BRAGG C-1 Slacy Hiiniplon. New Hampshire Stacy came down from the mountains of New Hampshire with his skis on his back. Always in good stead, he readily adjusted to the Spartan way of life and the academic and tactical departments. His easy-going manner and friendly smile are his trademarks, yet he possesses a quiet, diligent attitude which will carry him far in his career. Philoon Leader I, C 2,1, Secrelarv-Treasii 3.2.1. Track 4.3.2,1: French Cliih 2: Poiiuer 4.3: Calf Cliih idem I: Suilini; Cliih 3: Ski CItih 4.3.2.1: Ski Pain, I MICHAEL GERARD BRESLIN El Bnw Albany. New York Bres somehow managed to attain a high academic standing while trying to set two records: one for taking the trips and weekends, the other for the most rack time. His high ideals, interest in the welfare of others, coupled with his will to win and a good sense of humor, assure him an outstanding future in all he may endeavor. Ballalion Supply Offici Basketball 4: Catholic I. Corporal 2: Football 4.3.2.1: Baseball 4.i. Numerals 4: colytes 4.3.2.1: NeH-nian Forum 3,2,1: Spani.ih Club 3,2,1 . DAVID MICHAEL BROOKS Dave E-2 Warren, Arkansas Dave ' s earnest friendliness has won him lasting friendships. His faithful devotion to the " brown boy " and energetic efforts on various activities will not be forgotten. Few barriers existed for the Arkansas Traveler. We suspect that his quiet sincerity will guarantee the handling of any future obstacles. First Sergeant 1: Hon Committee 4,3,2.1: Spanish Club 2.1: Po Club 2,1: Hi Fi Club ; Pistol Club 4,3: Ski Club 4,3.2,1: Skin Society 4,3,2. ■ 4: Outdoor Sports ins: Club I: Rocket •S ' • mf W lf k rrte ST H »f . ' - ' Jfst BB v i : - l H ¥%. r 321 JOSEPH G. BROOKS C-1 Jay Alexandria, Virginia Jay came to us after two years at U. Va. and even while wearing cadet grey managed to retain an aura of the collegian. His mastery of the English language, soon apparent to his classmates, sent many a " P " scurry- ing for the dictionary. His quick wit and easy charm will long be remem- bered by his classmates and friends. Sergeant I: Squash 4,3; English Lileralure Seminar 3: Debate Council and Forum 4.3,2,1; Portuguese Club 4,3,2, J; Pointer 2; KDET 4,3,2,1; Fencing Club 3,2; Sailing Club 4,3,2,1; Ski Club 4,3,2,1; Water Polo Club I. EDWARD ALOYSIUS BROWN, III D-1 Ed Washington, D.C. One of the " Poop School " boys, Ed is the envy of the class: he has missed dragging five weekends in the past two years — those guard tours, you know. In academics he has been able to study enough to join the Engineers, though he just missed his stars. Ed " s success is virtually guaranteed. Executive Officer I, Corporal 2; Track 4; Class Committee 3,2,1, Brigade Hotel Repre- sentative I; Catholic Choir 4,3; Debate Council and Forum 3,2; Howitzer 4,3,2,1; Pointer 3; Handball Club I; Ski Club 3. HARVEY LEGRAND BROWN Blackie D-2 Lebanon, Tennessee Blackie has finally abandoned his ambition to be a professional cadet and has decided to graduate with us. He may possess a little less hair and a little less shoe leather (left behind on the Area), but we know that he ' s always ready to hoist a glass to old D-2. We will forever carry with us the lesson of the " Peasel Tree. " Training Sergeant I; Swimming 3, Manager 3; Public Information Detail 4; Debate Council and Forum 4,3,2,1; French Club 4,3,2,1, Co-Representative 3,2; Howitzer 4,3,2,1, Advertising Manager I; Special Program Committee 4,3; KDET 4; Camera Club 4,3,2.1; Pistol Club 3,2,1; Rifle Club 3. 322 REGINALD JUDE BROWN Ml Reggie Richmond, California Another of Cahfornia ' s contributions to the class, Reggie proved himself to be a " hive, " though stars always eluded him. Perhaps he will be best known for his numerous appearances on the " Poop Deck " of Washington Hall for recognition of his forensic talents. The Infantry will find him a gifted and dedicated leader. Ballalion Training Officer 1, Corporal 2: Track 4; Newman Forum 1: Debate Council and Forum 4.3.2,1. President I: French Chih 4.3,2: Pointer 4.3,2; KDET 4; Ski Club I. EDWARD FRANCIS BRUNER Ed F-2 Crescent, Iowa Ed has always been considered one of F-2 " s intelligentsia, and his discern- ing judgment with respect to the finer things in life is well known. It has been a pleasure to know and work with this quiet, friendly lowan. We ' ll wager that his future will be both interesting and rewarding. Sergeant I; Track 3: Cross Country 2: Newman Forum 3: Russian Club 4.3,2; Dance Orchestra 3.2,1, President I: Sailing Club 4.3.2.1: Ski Club 4.3,2,1. RICHARD ALAN BUCKNER 1-2 Benjy New York, New York From within the shadow of Yankee Stadium came the Bronx ' s contribu- tion to the Army Athletic Association. Benjy excelled on the fields of friendly strife in both football and lacrosse, and somehow found time to apply a minimum of effort in academics. He will always be remembered for his willingness to help, his acquired Southern accent, and his ready grin. Platoon Leader 1, Corporal 2; Football 4,3,2,1, Numerals 4, Monogram 3,2,1; Lacrosse 3,2,1, Monogram 3, Major A 2,1; Track 4; Debate Council and Forum 3: Spanish Club 3; Camera Club 3; Ski Club 4; Weight Lifting Club 3. 323 LARRY DONALD BUDGE Larry E-1 Paris, Idaho Larry, who culminated a hfelong ambition upon entering the Point, has left his mark on the Academic Department. He has also left his mark upon many a young lass whom he left by the wayside. His singing notwith- standing, Larry has been an inspiration to those of us who knew him. Platoon Leader 1, Corporal 2; Lacrosse 4,3, Numerals 4: Hop Coininillee 4,3,2,1; Mathematics Forum 3,2: Debate Council and Forum 3,2,1 : Russian Club 4,3,2: Out- door Sports Club 1: Pistol Club 4,3,2,L Sheet Club 3.2,1: Ski Club 3,2,1; SCUSA 3,2.1; Stars 3,2,1. ROBERT WINFRED BUNTON Bob G-1 Bradenton, Florida It was not quite like " Runnin Through the Everglades, " but the old Flash had to step lively Plebe year after becoming famous for singing the " Wabash Cannonball. " Yearling year saw the beginning of the end of his bachelorhood. Now he wants a wife, a car. and his gold bars. His success with these on his shoulders is guaranteed. Platoon Sergeant 1; Ordnance Club 4,3,2: French Club 4.3.2: Camera Club 3.2: Pistol Club 4,3,2; Rocket Society 4.3. GAIL PATRICK BURCHELL D-1 Bush Alexandria, Virginia Bush ' s prowess on the obstacle course is well known and his entanglements with the OPE seemed destined by the gods. His outstanding scientific ability, his constant and wonderful good humor, and eagerness to help one and all virtually assure his confirmed popularity and success. Sergeant 1; Newman Forum 2,1; Mathematics Forum 3,2.1; Debate Council and Forum 4.3; French Club 3; Dialectic Society 4; Handball Club 2: Ski Club 2.1. PETER DWIGHT BURGESS Pete F-1 East Longmeadow, Massachusetts Practical Pete will doubtless find himself the wealthiest erad in ,h . for his Rube Goldberg schemes are famous and sue e s uUndust in conscientious, this little man has contributed I gr deal tf r su: h.s mgenu„y and practicality will serve him well in his commilned - ' .-. nsiol c hih ).2; Sailing Club 4.3: Ski Club 3.2,1. CHARLES PATRICK BURNS . i Charlie " ' Brooklyn, New York Wifi c ' L T ' " " T " " ' " ' ' ' " " " ' P ' ' ' " S -er militarv novels read n ' " ' ° " ' ' ' ' ' " ° ' ™ f " ' - is primary activity of reading was never a problem to Charlie since he is a natural hive Highh industnous and efficient, success will definitely shine on this soldier Sm ROBERT ANTHONY BURNS Boh P-1 New York, New York Bob ,s an Army brat and a true hive. He is well known for his poot, sessions and well remembered for a midnight trek across tL oof m Central Area to duck the long arm of the OC after a long after taps bddse session. A great guy and a fine soldier. Bob will love his work with t : ' cLT " " " " ' - ' " ' - " ' " ' ' " " ' ■- — Club ,: ,is.o, Cub 3.2,,: 325 326 ROY FREDERICK BUSDIECKER, Jr. F-1 Roy Kansas City, Missouri Roy was active as a Sunday School Teacher, serving one year as Super- intendent of the Primary Department. When he was not reading one of his many books and magazines, or tailing pictures, or dragging, he tried to find time to study. An avid " Deutsch " file, Roy hopes to be stationed in Germany; however, his plans are " not really definite. " Platoon Sergeant 1: Sunday School Teacher 4,3,2,1 , Primary Department Superintend- ent 2, Adjutant 3; Debate Council and Forum 4,2,1; German Club 4,2,1; Protestant Discussion Group 4,3,2,1, Cadet in Charge 2,1; Howitzer 4; Camera Club 3,2,1; Hi Fi Club 2,1; Sailing Club 4; Ski Club 2,1; Stars 3. LARRY R Larry BUTTERWORTH E-1 Hopewell, Virginia Larry came to West Point from Virginia and never forgot it; neither did any of us who associated with him. As a result of his tireless efforts at study after taps, Larry managed to stay one step ahead of the Academic Department. Now that these four years are behind, every day is going to be a weekend for him. Sergeant 1; Cross Country 4; Track 4; Debate Council and Forum 4,3,2; French Club 4,3; Astronomy Club 3; Camera Club 1; Pistol Club 3,2; Bridge Club 3,2. ROBERT SCOTT CAIN, Jr. A-2 Bobby Hampton, South Carolina Bobby and fate clashed, and the former was permitted to make his home within these grey walls for an additional year. When he wasn ' t playing squash or tennis or answering his mail, he was making spirited attacks on the academic foes of the day. Ever ready with a laugh, a joke, and — for the Ammes — a live, this little man has proved a real friend and soldier. Platoon Sergeant 1; Off Season Tennis 4,3, Numerals 4, Monogram 3; Tennis 2,1, Monogram 2, Captain 1; Squash 4,3,2,1, Numerals 4, Monogram 3, Minor A 2; Cheer- leader 1: Ordnance Club 2; Russian Club 4,3,2. ROBERT .V.tawi libtilj ' COi DALEC ttscowl ROBERT BOGARDUS CAIRNS E-2 Bugs Redlands, California Girls, flashy cars, negative sweat. Bugs is always ready with a friendly smile and a quick quip. Ever-popular, he leaves behind countless friends and as many good times. But if his success here is any indication of future performance, the Army has gained a fine officer. Platoon Leader 1, Corporal 2; " B " Squad Lacrosse 3,2; Spanish Club 3,2,1: Golf Club 2,1, Treasurer 1; Ski Club 3; Bridge Club 3. RODERICK ANTHONY CAMERON A-1 Rod Tacoma, Washington Rod was easily the most widely read man in the company; having once returned late from summer leave, he had plenty of time for books. His library convinced all that he enjoyed literature, while his enjoyable pastime of reading helped give him those qualities we wanted in our honor rep- resentative and earned the respect of us all. Sergeant 1; Honor Committee 2,1; Mathematics Forum 2; Debate Council and Forum 4.3.1; Rifle Club 4; Sheet Club 3; Skin Diving Club 2.1. DALE GARDNER CAMPBELL, Jr. D-1 Soupy Colorado Springs, Colorado This cowboy from the shadow of Pike ' s Peak played a rough brand of hockey for four years, as many a " suture " will attest, and spent his off seasons striving on a soccer turf. A heart of gold and a winning smile won him many friends here and will undoubtedly add to his future success in his career. Sergeant 1; C Squad Soccer 4; B Squad Soccer 3. Monogram 3; A Squad Soccer 2,1; A Squad Hockey 4,3.2,1. Major Letter 3,2,1; Track 4; Off Season Soccer 3,2; Debate Council and Forum 4; Skeel Club 2. ' ill JOHN LORIN CAMPBELL Jack L-2 South Pasadena, California This congenial lad came to us from the sunny shores of southern Cali- fornia with an ever-ready smile and good word for the West. With a kind word for all, his typical grin and winning popularity, and the inspiration of a certain girl back home. Jack ' s future will surely be brightly suc- cessful. Platoon Sergeant I, Corporal : Indoor Trui Forum 4.3: French Club 4: Poiniei 4.J.2.I. Cii I: Ski Club 3.2.1. Baseball 4: Debate C ion Managei 2. Busines uncil and Manager JAMES PIERSON CARGILE, Jr. D-2 Jim Montgomery. Alabama D-2 ' s proud reputation for good parties and fierce " intermurderers " was fostered in part by this Southern lad, when he wasn ' t pointmaking as a diver for the swimming team. Jim ' s quick smile and easy going Alabama ways will insure his success when he sheds Kaydet gray. Platoon Leader I, Corporal 2: Swimming 4.3,2.1 , Numerals 4. Monogram 4, Minor .4 :. ,• Howitzer 3: Camera Cliih I: Ski Cliih I. GUNNAR CARL CARLSON, Jr Chic D- Alexandria, Virginia Chic is probably D-I ' s greatest son. He has managed to enjoy Cadet life in spite of it all. His exploits during Plebe Year, at Camp Buckner and in Ciudad Juarez will long be the topic among gentlemen. He will be re- membered most for his expression, " Pick a card, any card. " We wish you best of luck in the Army, Chic. Sergeant I: Debate Council Pointer 2; Camera Club 3.2: 4,3,2. Fornni 4.3.2: Spanr ' .h Club 3: Astronomy Club 3: Fi Club 3: Sailing Club 3: Skeet Club 3: Ski Club 328 I FORREST RODELL CARLTON FroslY H-2 Dallas, Texas A son of the Texas hill country, Forrest was taken aback by the fierce West Point winters, and autumns, and springs. " Frosty, " a s this aversion soon nick-named him, found his own in water polo. However, this, his ever ready guitar, and his western tales, were always second fiddle to his ever-changing weekend loves. Here is one of Texas " loyal best. Sergeani I: Chapel Acohles 4J.2.I: Radio Cliih 2.1; Porlugiiese Club 4.3,2,1: Outdoor Sports Club .!.. ' . ,■ Fi ' tiLiiit; Cliih I: Pistol Club 4.S.2: Ski Club 3.2.1: Water Polo Club 4.3.2.1: Parachute Club I. PATRICK JOSEPH CARROLL P.J. E-1 Nashville, Tennessee P. J., commonly known as the " Silver Fox. " hails from the southern ex- tremity of West Point — none other than Highland Falls. His interests in women, wine, and song have by far overshadowed any problems that may have arisen. But with his serious efforts always directed toward his career, P.J. will be among the best. Sergeant I: B Squad Football 4.3,2,1; Hockey 4; Catholic Acolytes 4,3,2,1; French Club 4;3,2: Camera Club 3,2; Outdoor Sports Club 3,2,1; Hi Fi Club 3.2; Golf Club 3,2.1: Pistol Club 2.1: Skeet Club 2.1; Ski Club 4.3.2.1. THOMAS FRANCIS CARROLL, III D-1 Turn Pascoag, Rhode Island The fiery Irishman from Rhode Island survived a minor demerit skirmish as a plebe but then went on to excel. Mastery of the uke, facility with the books and an outstanding four year performance at Smith Rink marked his cadet career. His sense of humor and diligence will make him a fine officer. Platoon Sergeant I: Hockey 4.3.2.1. Numerals 4, Major ,A 3.2,1 ; Lacrosse 4: Catholic Choir 4,3,2; French Club 2; .Astronomy Club 3,2; Glee Club 4; Catnera Club 2.1: Model Railroad Club 3,2. 329 O; ANDREW BATEMAN CASANI HI Drew Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Drew ' s three loves — swimming, reading, and shows — got him through his four years in fine shape. Always ready for a laugh, A.B. was the one to keep spirits up. His determination to become one of Army ' s best swim- mers and his winning personality are sure to win Drew success and count- less friends in his service career. Sergeant 1: Swimming 4,i.2,I , Numenils 4, LeIIei 3,2.1; Citmeia Club 2: Pistol Chth 3: Water Polo Cluh 4,3.2.1. ROGER CERASOLI B-1 Rog Cornwall, New York Rog has been the envy of most of us with his home only five miles up the river. The academic department prevented his capitalizing on this gold mine for a while but he still managed to spend most of his First Class year in his own living room. Rog will be best remembered for his many activities and talents. His success is guaranteed. Sergeant 1: Cadet Chapel Choir 4.3.2.1: English Literature Seminar 1: Debate Council and Forum 4.3.2: French Club 4.3.2: Pointer 4.3.2,1. Xfaiuiging Editor: Dialectic So- ciety 2.1: Glee Club 3.2.1. BARTON PATRICK CHAMBERS E-1 Burl Augusta, Georgia It remains difficult to say which Bart loved more: the rack or Sandy, but he must be admired for remaining devoted to both. His cheerful manner tempered with a sense of duty has proved a real attribute, and if he wears his new uniforms as he has worn his integrity and sincerity as a cadet, history will mark him well. Sergeant 1; Rifle 4,3; Sunday School Teacher 3,2: English Literature Seminar 3: Ord- nance Club 4,3,2: Portuguese Club 3,2,1; KDET 4; Fencing Club 4.3.2.1: Pistol Cluh 4.3: Rifle Cluh 4.3. 330 I s ivlvinia WILLIAM STUART CHANDLER 5; L-1 Fort Knox, Kentucky Whether on the tumbling mat or in the rack, Bill ' s bald head was easily recognized. His only ambition, other than logging sufficient sleep, is to be a tank jockey; most of his awakened moments were spent in perusal of the latest copy of Armor. Fort Knox, beware — ' 6rs Patton is on the way! itooii Leatle •II Cliih I: ( . Corporal 2: G) vmiuislics Cliih 2.1 iiiiiailics 4.3.2,1, Numerals 4, Major A 3,2,1: Ger- Poimter 4: KDET 4: Skeel Club 2. JAMES L. CHASE G-2 ji„j Arlington, Virginia Jim is a member of G-2 and a first class career sergeant. Most of his free time during the past four years has been spent playing corps squad tennis and squash. Academics weren ' t his strong point, but the bottom third always had room for one more goat. Sergeaiil I; Tennis 4,3,2,1, Numerals 4,3,2,1. Monogram 3: Squash 4.3.2.1. Numerals 4,3,2,1. Monogram 3; Rocket Society 4.3: Pistol Club 3.2: Rifle Club 3: Ski Club 3: Sailing Club 1; Photography Club 1. ROBERT DOUGLAS CHELBERG Bob H-2 Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan After a year at Michigan Tech, Bob joined the U. S. Country Club on the Hudson. Basketball in the winter, tennis in the spring and girls the year round kept Bob occupied. Plebe and Yearling years found the " Soo Senor " frantically memorizing the Spanish version of Webster ' s. A firm handshake, a ready smile, and a willing ear makes this boy a natural anywhere. Training Sergeant 1: Basketball 4.3.2. Numerals 4. Monogram 2: Tennis 4.3,2,1, Numerals 4. Letter 3.2.1: Squash Manager I: Spanish Club 3.2.1: Handball Club 2: Skeel Club 2.1. 331 GEORGE MARTIN CHERRY, Jr. George H-1 Natchez, Mississippi From the deep South came one of her staunchest supporters. A true Rebel, George was known for his ready smile and quick wit. DeHcious cakes from home endeared him to our hearts, but long after they are forgotten, George will be remembered as the little man with the big bottomless heart. Serjeant 1: Sunday School Teacher 4.3,2,1: Spanish Club 3.2: Hi Fi Club I: Skeet Club 3, J. W. CHISM D-2 . W. Baldwyn, Mississippi After a disagreement with the French Department in 1957, this Mississippi farm boy joined the Class of ' 61 and received a pair of gold stars for his efforts. Any hell-raising in old D-2 was never complete without J. W. To his classmates, he ' ll always be remembered for " Chismism, " his classic theory of political, social, and religious strategy. First Sergeant I: Class Committee 4,3,2,1; Radio Club J; Pointer 4: Outdoor Sports Club 3.2: Ski Club 4.3.2; Stars 3. 1 WALTER E. CLAASSEN, Jr. Walt F-2 HoUis, New York A persistent " draggoid " from way back, Walt was either dragging or study- ing for turnouts — his bathrobe consists of stars with a few splashes of gray showing through. Forever in the know, he was usually a step ahead of the Tactical Department; after all, it is only 60 steps across Central Asia. Sergeant I: English Literature Seminar 3,2.1. Vice President; Radio Club 4; Debate Council and Forum 4,3,2: French Club 4.2,3; Pointer 2; Fencing Club 3,2,1, President, Captain: Bridge Club 4,3; Bazooka 2. WILLIAM EDWARD CLANCY, Jr. G-1 Bill St. Marys, Pennsylvania Bill came to us from St. Mary ' s, Pennsylvania, which he called God ' s country. Quiet and sincere. Bill won his place in the Corps through hard work. Academics gave him a battle but he finally came out on top. We look for Bill to be a fine officer and a credit to the service. Platoon Sergeant 1: Public Informalion Detail I: Calhalic Choir 4,3,2,1; Newman Forum 3.2,1; Debate Council and Forum 4.3: French Club 3.2.1; Dialectic Society 4,3; Glee Club 4; Special Program Committee 4.3; Camera Club 3: Outdoor Sports Club 3; Scoutmasters Council 3; Sheet Club 3,2,1; Bridge Club 3. RICHARD DOUGLAS CLARKE K-1 Dick Martinsburg, West Virginia Coming to West Point from the lazy hills of West Virginia, Dick amazed everyone with his energetic efforts. In athletics, academics, or trying un- successfully to foil the Tactical Department, Dick ' s energy, enthusiasm, and leadership will forever be remembered by the men of Kappa Uno. These same abilities will undoubtedly prove him an asset to his chosen branch. 150 Pound Football 3.2.1. Minor A 3.2.1; Debate Council and Forum 4.3.2,1; Tri- athlon Club 3.2. Vice President 2; Camera Club 3.2.1. GERARD HENRY CLEMENTS H-2 Jerry Queens Village, New York Clem came to West Point from the jungles of Long Island, equipped with large amounts of academic and athletic talent and a jovial sense of humor. While here he has won acclaim as a track and football star. His tenacity and amiability make future successes inevitable. Supply Sergeant I; Football 4,3,2.1. Numerals 4, B Squad Letter 3,2; Track 4.3,2,1, Numerals 4, Major .4 3,2: Spanish Club 4.3; Pistol Club 4,3. 333 STANLEY MICHAEL CLOUGH Stan A-1 Fresno, California With a rocket in one hand and an Aqua-Lung in the other, Cahfornia sent to West Point one of its extracurricular geniuses. Piebe year slowed him down academically, but in the following years he frequented the top sec- tions. Stan ' s sense of humor and consideration of others claimed for him many friends and will contribute to his success in years to come. Sergeant I; Sunday School Teacher 4,3,2,1; Debate Council and Forum 4,3,2: KDET 4,3,2,1, Administrative Director 2, Cadet in Charge 1 ; Camera Club 4,3,2; Model Air- plane Club 4,3,2,1, Custodian 2; Handball Club 2,1: Skin Diving Club 2,1, Safely Officer 2, Vice President 1. CLINTON HAYS CODDINGTON Bud F-1 Maitland, Florida Being an Air Force brat. Bud spent four years trying to defend the merits of the flyboys yet finally wound up choosing the Army himself. Always quick of wit and comment, he distinguished himself as one of West Point ' s finest debaters. Unquestionably his interest and ability will carry him to a most successful military career. Sergeant 1: Swimming 4; Sunday School Teacher 4,3,2,1; Debate Council and Forum 4,3,2,1; French Club 4,3,2; Protestant Discussion Group 4,3: KDET 4; Camera Club 3,2,1; Hi Fi Club 2,1; Pistol Club 2; Ski Club 4,3. R1CH.1 «a AsFloi joke or escape lolliel iithe Islo ever sii itieid flow. MARTIN ANDREW COMPTON, II K-l Mac Washington, D.C. Mac came to West Point as a scholar with a keen interest in horseplay, automobiles, and model railroading. At West Point he added Brown Boy perusal and beating the system. His proficiency in both was well known. Sweating nothing, his sense of humor has made West Point more fun for both himself and his friends. Sergeant 1 ; Basketball 3,2,1, Manager 3,2, Head Manager I ; Public Information Detail 4,3,2,1: Catholic Acolytes 3.2,1; Newman Forum 3,2,1; Debate Council and Forum 4,3,2,1; Rocket Society 4,3.2,1; KDET 4: Model Railroad Club 3.2,1; Hi Fi Club 3. m CM;; 334 RICHARD CURRY CONANT Rick A-2 Gainesville, Florida As Florida ' s contribution to the " Rock, " Rick was always ready with a joke or smile. Cross country and his hi-fi set provided him with an escape from academics, but he never denied that these were direct routes to the Brown Boy. Both his ability and personality will insure his success in the service. Platoon Leader I; Gymnastics 4; Public Information Detail 4,3,2.1 ; Ordnance Club 1 ; Spanish Club 4,3,2; Outdoor Snorts Club 3,2: Hi Fi Club 3.2.1; Golf Club 2.1: Custo- dian 1: Sheet Club 2.1: Ski Club 3,2,1: Public Information Detail 4,3.2,1. WILLARD CHARLES CONLEY Bill C-1 Sioux Falls, South Dakota This long drink of water from South Dakota has been making friends ever since he arrived at West Point. His serious and sincere demeanor has earned healthy respect among his classmates, but it is doubtful that he shall ever recover from three years of Beast Barracks. A fabulous friend who will go far. Company Commander 1; Pistol 4,3: Honor Committee 2,1; Ring and Crest Committee 2; Public Relations Committee 2,1 , Vice President 1; Catholic Acolytes 3,2,1; Catholic Choir 4.3: German Club 3: Howitzer 4.3.2.1; Pistol Club 3. DAN ALAN CONNER M-2 Dan Astoria, Oregon Dan ' s casual manner, friendly ways and ready laugh have endeared him to the class. Never too busy for a joke, yet earnestly helpful when the need arose, Dan and his music-making guitar will long be remembered. This dependability and friendliness will lead him forth. Sergeant 1; Cadet Chapel Choir 4.3: Ordnance Club 1; Debate Council and Forum 4,3; Protestant Discussion Group 4; Dialectic Society 3.2.1; Glee Club 4.3,2,1: Camera Club 2: Sailing Club I; Ski Club 4.3. 335 JAMES CALVIN CONNOLLY, II G-2 Jim Syracuse, Indiana There are always those among the Corps who maintain a sense of humor through all trials. Jim is one of this elite group. Always ready with a timely witticism, Jim helped keep the spirit high in " Chi Dos. " A natural athlete, a competent and trustworthy leader, and a true friend to all, " J.C. " has been one of the Class ' best liked personalities. Execulire Officer 1. Corporal 2; Cross Coiiiilry 4,3: Track 4, Numerals 4; Cheer- leader !; Ring and Crest Commillee 4,3.2,1 : Public Relalions Conunillee 3,2,1; Debate Council and Fonun 2.1: French Club 3,2. JAMES WALLACE CONNORS Ml Jim Stoughton. Massachusetts Jimmy ' s good natured personality and ready smile made him one of the most popular cadets around. A football player for four years, Jimmy ' s finest hours were divided between battles on the gridiron and in the class- room. He used his abilities not only in athletics, but in making friendships that will last a lifetime and guarantee him success in the future. Regimental Supply Sergeant 1 : Football 4,3,2,1, Major .4 1 : Track 4,3,2,1, Numerals 4: Ski Club 2: Parachute Club 1: Skin Diving Club 1. BROMLEY NEWHALL COOK, Jr. H-1 Brom Lynn, Massachusetts Bromley " Huckleberry " Cook, Co H-l ' s answer to any fishing problems, will leave his memories of before reveille jaunts up to Lusk Reservoir. He is more famous however, for his outstanding and devoted duty to the Ski Patrol. An excellent skier, he was the first Patrol Leader of the Ski Patrol in his first class year. Sergeant 1; Baseball 4. Hockey 3: Sunday School Teacher 3: Howitzer 2; Camera Club 3.2: Outdoor Sports Club 3: Pistol Club 2: Ski Club 4.3,2.1: Ski Patrol 4,3,2,1. Patrol Leader 1 . iP ' d I mates 1 One is I Utfi " ' h} At his 1 lufflkr demies viah but mo m CoA Since I Acadei humor athleli( fluwii 336 " ■i GARRY MICHAEL COOK Cookie E-1 Northbridge, California Being one of the " married " men of the company, Garry anxiously awaited June of 1961. While here at the Academy, the Brown Boy and Flirtation Walk took most of his time. His willingness to help less fortunate class- mates and his easy-going attitude will always be remembered. Ol ' Easy- One is giving the Army an outstanding man. Sergeant 1: Portuguese Club 4,3: Camera Club 3,2,1; Outdoor Sports Club 2; Chess Club 3.2: Pistol Club 3.2,1: Sailing Club 4.3. JAY C. COOK Jay C-1 St. Maries, Idaho At his parties, Johnny Walker always blew Taps. Yet, an easy-going Idaho lumberjack. Cookie practically owned the P. E. Department; and aca- demics were seldom his master. A rabble-rouser from the word go, he will always be remembered, not only for his pretty girls and good deals, but more important as a true friend and a dependable classmate. Supply Sergeant I: Wrestling 4.3: Baseball 4: Cheerleader 1: Catholic Choir 4,3.2: Russian Club 4,3.2: Glee Club 3,2.1: Outdoor Sports Club 2: Sheet Club 2,1: Ski Club 3. JAMES ROSS CORCORAN Cork K-2 San Francisco, California Since Corky entered West Point, he has fought a running battle with the Academic Department, but never let this affect his engaging sense of humor. What battles he lost in the classroom, he more than made up in athletics; and his professional ability ensures a successful military future. Platoon Leader 1, Corporal 2: Gymnastics 4,3.2. Numeral 4, Minor A 3.2: Cadet Chapel Choir, B-Squad 4,3.2,1 : Spanish Club 3.2.1 . 337 ROGER LAMON CORNELIUS C-1 Lefty New Orleans, Louisiana A devoted cadet (brown boy and bridge), and constant source of last- minute poop, Rog still found time to come so close to stars the first two years that, until he got them in ' 60, it made you wonder if he lived the good life. A confirmed bachelor and lover of fine liquor, this Southern Gentleman had but one gripe: The welfare state. How can he miss? Sergeant I: Stars I : Debate Council and Forum 4,3,2,1. RUSSELL MARTIN CORNELIUS Shifty H-1 New Orleans, Louisiana This proud southerner who came to West Point with stars on his horizon, soon wore them on his collar. Nobody knew how he got his nickname. No one ever questioned " Shifty ' s " prowess in the classroom or on the debate floor. He possessed the remarkable ability to excel in anything he attempted. Yet, he was always just " one of the boys. " Platoon Leader I, Corporal 2: Stars 3,2,1; Public Relations Council 2: Debate Council and Forum 4.3,2,1: French Club 2: Howitzer 4.2; Pointer 4,3. JOHN COLBY CORNELSON F-1 Corny Los Angeles, California Corny " s initial desire to excel was given up shortly in the concentrated effort to remain until graduation. Skiing was the major deterrent to studying from December to March, and he spent many hours after taps standing on the radiator gazing up at the starry skies, waiting for snow flakes to fall. Sergeant !; Lacrosse 4; Debate Council and Forum 4,3; Camera Club 4.3.2,1; Hi Fi Club 4.3,2, L President I; Pistol Club 4,3; Rifle Club 4.3; Sailing Club 4; Ski Club 4,3,2, L- Ski Patrol 4,3,2, L ' Rocket Society 3,2. 338 ilhe m HOLLAND BREWSTER COULTER D-2 Dutch Dade City, Florida Upon being told to drop his bags, " Dutcli " showed that he was destined to be another smiricing D-2 plebe. Dutch soon became known in the company for his supply of oranges, and by the T. D. for his orange peels. Academics were no sweat to Dutch, but he still insisted upon importing a teacher from Florida for " E.I. " on weekends and holidays. Sergeant I; Sunday School Teacher 4.3,2,1: Spanish Chib 3,2; Dialectic Society 3,2,1. EDWARD TODD COUNTS Todd H-1 Meadowview, Virginia Through some error of the Admissions Board, our class was burdened with bringing up young Todd Counts. With hard work and determination we raised him well, and by first class year he had even earned lieutenant stripes. Now we wonder who brought up whom, for Todd ' s drive, ready wit, and friendly smile will Ijnger long in our hearts. Platoon Leader 1, Corporal 2; Lacrosse, B-Squad 3; Honor Cominiltee 2,1; Sunday School Teacher 2: Debate Council and Forum 3; Spanish Club 4,2: Camera Club 3; Ski Club 2,1. DONALD ANDREW COUVILLION Coiiver E-1 Burbank, California The Couver came to West Point from none other than sunny California. When good times were to be had, whether at West Point or away in the city, you could always count on Couv to contribute his welcomed share. Many a fond girl will cherish the memories she shares with Don. Sergeant 1; Football 4; Track 4; Public Information Detail 4; Public Relations Coun- cil 4,3: Chapel Acolytes 4; English Literature Seminar 4,3,2: Debate Council and Forum 4,3; Russian Club 4,3,2,1; Dialectic Society 4,3,2: Camera Club 4,3,2; Hand- ball Club 4; Pistol Club 4,3,2,1; Rifle Club 4,3,2,1; Ski Club 4,3,2,1. 3 39 BENJIMAN WILSON COVINGTON, III F-1 Benjy Myrtle Beach, South Carolina Patton, pole vaulting, and P. E. were the chief focus of Ben ' s attention. Between praising the attributes of Southern Belles and the M-60 tank from Myrtle Beach to the Manhattan Hotel. Ben found time to build a collection of military books which is the envy of the art department. Air- borne, Ranger, and the Pentagon await this man of destiny. Plaloon Leader 1: Football 4,3,2, Niiiiierals 4, Monogram 3; Track 4,3,2,1 . Numerals 4, Monogram 3, teller 2,1; Cross Country 1; Ordnance Club I; Debate Council and Forum 2,1: German Club, 4,3,2,1; Pointer 4,3,1: Camera Club 2,1: Hi Fi Club I: Fencing Club 3; Pistol Club 4,3,2.1; Ski Club 3.2.1. BRUCE MITCHELL COWAN Bruce H-1 Lakewood, Ohio Always ready with a helping hand, Bruce and his intelligence, determina- tion, and courage impressed all who knew him. His athletic ability was displayed to all on the lacrosse field, but only the first sections witnessed his academic talents. In every field of endeavor Bruce will always be fore- most among the leaders. Company First Sergeant I. Corporal 2; Lacrosse 4.3.2.1, Numerals 4. Monogram 3, Letter 2.1: Stars I; Class Committee 3.2.1; English Literature Seminar 2: Dialectic Society 2.1. Business Manager I: Handball Club 3. JAMES MICHAEL COYLE Mike G-1 Youngstown, Ohio If the Bachelor of Arts degree were given June Week, Mike would cer- tainly be a star man. Math, and science however, were his nemeses. Con- vinced that the poop would be passed out in class, he consistently found the approved solution in his " brown boy. " A solid foundation for the Army flag. Mike ' s enthusiasm and determination should make his career both long and fruitful. Brigade Color Sergeant 1; Catholic ,4col tes 3,2.1: Ne» ' man Forum 3.2.1: Debate Council ami Forum I: French Club 3.2: Golf Club 3.2.1: Handball Club 4,3.2,1. 340 LAir. MICHAEL COYNE Mike F-2 Scituate, Massachusetts This stalwart from New England has never let being a cadet become an obsession. Like Kutuzov, Mike believed that a good night ' s sleep was the best preparation for the coming battle. His great insight is matched only by his stubbornness, and he will never be down until he ' s out. A good friend who will go far in the future. Sergeant I; Newman Forum S.2: Russian Club 4.3,2.1; Sailing Club 4,3,2,1. THOMAS M. COYNE Tom A-2 Newark, New Jersey Tom managed to keep himself busy with such extracurricular interests as stereo, women, and the Brown Boy. He outwitted the Tactical De- partment, but yearling year he spotted them eight hours for conscience ' s sake. With his initiative, spirit, and interest, success will be at his finger- tips, for this boy will go far. Sergeant I: Chapel Acolvtes 3,2,1; Ordnance Club 2; Radio Club 2,1; Debate Council and Forum 4,3.2.1; Spanish Club 4,3; KDET 3; Hi Fi Club 3; Ski Club 3,2,1. EPHRAIM WHITWORTH CREWS, Jr. K-1 Epfi Boydton, Virginia Entering West Point from a Virginia tobacco farm satisfied Eph ' s first major goal. Since then his popularity and drive, whether on the athletic field or in the Boodlers, have been inspirational to all that know him. His affability and practicality will insure his success in any branch that is fortunate enough to get him. First Sergeant 1, Corporal 2; Wrestling 1; Mathematics Forum 2: Debate Council and Forum 4,3,2,1; Spanish Club 4.3; Pistol Club 4; Sailing Club 4.3.2; Sheet Club 4,3,2; Ski Club 4.3; Bridge Club 1. 341 342 JAMES IRVING CROWTHER, Jr. F-1 Jim Baltimore, Maryland Jim ' s Baltimore brand philosophy of work hard, play hard, quickly made a name for him in F Co. A fine friend, a willing helper, a star man in every sense of the work, Jim will go far in his selected profession and branch of service. Executive Officer I; Public Information Detail 4,3,2,1, Battalion Representative; French Club 4,3,2,1; Protestant Discussion Group 4; Pointer 4,3,2,1, Art Staff; Camera Club I; Ski Club 4; Public Information Detail 4.3,2,1. JAMES ANTHONY CULLEN, Jr. Jim H-1 Winchester, Massachusetts The Winchester Whiz is as good natured a guy as you could find, when he was not on Smith Rink. He performs brilliantly in any athletic contest. He never refuses a good laugh or a pretty girl. From " White Hunter " to Army officer, his fierce competitive spirit will insure that he achieves his greatest ambitions in the service. Sergeant 1; Football 4,3, Numerals 4; Hockey 4,3,2,1, Numerals 4, Major A 3,2.1; Tennis 4, Numerals 4; Debate Council and Forum 4; German Club 4,3,1; Camera Club 3.2,1; Pistol Club 4,3,2.1. RICHARD OWEN CULLUM Dick B-1 Miami, Oklahoma Dick came to us from Oklahoma with a tremendous desire to do his best. This is characterized by his aggressiveness in athletics, firmness in duty, and an engaging personality. He is an enthusiastic military reader; and we cannot help but feel that, with his background and his many other attributes, he will go far in his chosen profession. Platoon Leader 1; Fencing 2, Monogram 2; Cheerleader 1, Head; Hop Committee 4,3.2,1; Public Relation Council 4,3.2,1, Battalion Representative 1; Debate Council and Forum 4,3,2; Portuguese Club 3,2.1; Pointer 4,2,1 ; Camera Club 3; Hi Fi Club 4; Scoutmasters Council 2; Fencing Club 2,1 . Secretary 2; Handball Club 3,2; Pistol Club 2; Parachute Club 2. r .- jt THELl ry A detei another alloi ' i Fewwil NOR, l hasbeei acterisii BERT K It . worker hUk . THELMO Y. CUNANAN A 2 Ty Balinag, Bulacan, Philippine Islands A determined soldier from the Philippine Military Academy, enjoying another " Plebe " year in ' 57, he proved to be a true classmate, respected by all of ' 61. Thelmo, or Ty as we knew him, was quick to make friends. Few will forget his smile and cheerful personality. " Spoony, " " hivey, " and respected, Ty is destined to leadership in the Philippines of the future. Spatiish Sergeant I; Newman Forum Club 3,2,1 ; Camera Club 3,2, ,1 : Mathematics Forum 2,1: Pistol Club I: Ski Club 4,3, Radio Club 2,1: ' : Bridge Club 3,. NORMAN N. CUNNINGHAM D-1 Norm Van Nuys, California Norm has enjoyed every field of cadet endeavor, whether it be academic or athletic. He came to us from U.C.L.A. and continued his education at West Point in an exemplary and typically hard-working style. Norm has been outstanding in both skiing and tennis; he possesses all the char- acteristics of a good future officer of whom D-1 can be proud. Sergeant I; English Literature Seminar 2,1 : Ski Club 4,3,2,1 : Ski Patrol 2,1. BERT H. CUSTER Old Yellow Hair G-1 Benton, Washington B.C., the self-styled First Captain of the Area Squad, following in the footsteps of his relative of Little Big Horn renown, was a conscientious worker in the classroom and elsewhere. His humor and industry will make him a credit to his chosen branch. Football 3: French Club 4,3,2,1; Astronomy Club 3; Dialectic Society 3; Camera Club 3; Public Information Detail 2: Rocket Society 4,3, 343 THOMAS ROBERT CUTHBERT Tom I- Spoonel, Wisconsin A fierce competitor from way-upper Wisconsin, Tom battled through four years as soccer goalie, intra-mural basketbalier, and pseudo-intellect. The " Morgan Award " set the pace for his social life, and Tom set his own pace in all other endeavors. His future success is undoubted. Platoon Leader I. Corporal 2: Soccer 4.3,2.1. Numerals 4. Monogram 2 1- English Lileraliire Seminar 1: Debate Council and Forum 2.1: Russian Club 4 3 " 1 ■ Howit-er 4.3: Bridge Club 2. . .- ■ . JOSEPH ANTHONY CZUBERKI D 2 J c " Bronson, Michigan Joe ' s sense of humor will not be soon forgotten by his classmates. His easy going manner concealed a fierce determination, which Joe displayed against such foes as the P.E. and Social Science Departments during emergencies. An unusual combination of talents is sure to bring Joe success in his future years as a soldier and as an individual. Sergeant I: Catholic Acolytes 4.3.2: Newman Club 4.3: Russian Club 4 3 - Howit-er 4.3: KDET 4.3; Ski Club 4.3.2. JOSEPH SVENSSON DAHLE K-2 ' " " Allentown, Pennsylvania This Kappa Dos brother disproved the departmental adage that hiviness m Graphics and Mathematics go together, having seen all the Dean ' s varied Lists during his stay. Snowed by lesser subjects ( Mathematics and English), " Marconi " really shined in " joose. " Having but three loves (sports, pad, and better half), he came sold on the service and graduated the same way. Radio Club 4,3: Glee Sergeant I: Track 3: Cadet Chanel Choir 4.3: Ordnance Club Club 3,2,1: Handball Club I: Pistol Club 2,1: Rifle Club 2.1. iAA GRANT BRUCE DALGLEISH A-1 Bruce San Diego. California Bruce, who entered and left West Point engaged, is a success in all fields of endeavor. He likes life and everything that is a part of it. His friendly personality attracts people to him and gains him their respect and confi- dence. His days are filled with duties of a regimental commander, coffee breaks, bull sessions, and sports activities. But the weekends . . . ? Regimental Commander I, Cniporal 2: Lacrosse 4,3: Class Commillee 4,3,2,1; Debate Council and Foiitin 2.1: German CInh 4.3.2,1: Skcet Cliih 3. FREDERICK DONALD DANILOFF Fred C-2 Brockton, Massachusetts Considered as " no sweat, " Fred expended most of his energies in sports while keeping his marks within the top 150. He is a deciple of having a good time — his best moments of college life at West Point were on vaca- tions. Fred ' s future wife will no doubt have a great influence on his future — a bright future, too! Sergeant I: Soccer 4.3.2,1. Niiine I, Debate Council and Forum 1. Club 2: Ski Club 3. als 4. Major ,A 3,2 Spanisli Club 3,2: ,1 : Lacrosse 4,3,2,1: Monogram Outdoor Sports Club 2: Pistol RICHARD JOHN DAVIS Ml Dick Minneapolis, Minnesota Dick, with three years at the University of Minnesota, was a semi-hive, and did a great deal to pull his classmates in M-1 through. He often looked back at the land of lakes with longing eyes, but he was too much of a soldier to leave the rock. His two biggest weaknesses were nurses and chocolate shakes. Sergeant I: 150 Pouiul Football 4, Numerals 4: Track 4: Catholic Choir 4,3,2,1: Mathematics Forum 2,1: Pottuguese Club 3,2,1: Pistol Club 3. 345 PAUL THOMAS DE VRIES Red A-2 Passaic, New Jersey Known as Red, Tucker, Paul, The Owl, or Hooty, he ' s still the same old fellow. Paul was the conscientious, hard-working guy with the red hair and big grin that could always be found scurrying into the academic building with 20 seconds to go, or. late at night, bent over his hooks in the halls. He left a marked and lasting impression. Firsl Sergeant I : Catholic Acolyte 4,3,2,1 ; Catholic Choir 4,3,2,1; Newman Fonini 2,1 : German Club 4,3,2,1 ; Astronomy Cliih 1; Howitzer 4,3,2,1; Fencing Chih 3. HOWARD STUART DE WITT E-2 Howie Hay Springs, Nebraska From the sand hills of Hay Springs, Howie brought his ability to smile and speak Spanish. Plebe year never troubled him in the dark halls of the 28th. Yearling and cow years went by as the passing of night, but his presence was felt and will endure. Graduation was the Army ' s gain while our lasting friendships wait to be renewed. Platoon Leader I , Corporal 2; Lacrosse 4,3,2; Track 4: Spanish Club 4,3,2,1; Astron- omy Club 2; Camera Club I; Model Airplane Club I: Handball Club 4,3,2,1; Pistol Club 3,2; Skeet Cliih 2; Bridge Club 4.3.2. STEVE HENRY DENNY D-I Steve Harviell, Missouri Steve ' s career at West Point has been marked with his remarkable abilit to participate widely in activities, maintain a high academic standing, coach classmates, and still find time to read for pleasure. His determi- nation, sincerity, and sparkling personality won our friendship and guar- antee every future success. First Sergeant 1; Lacrosse, Manager 4.3, Monogram 2; Cadet Chapel Choir 4,3,2.1; Mathematics Forum 2; Point er 3; (ilee Club 4,3,2,1; KOET 4; Handball Club 2; Sail- ing Club 4; Ski Club 3.2.1. 346 mmaam lersey me old id hair idemic loluin WILLIAM TOWNSLEY DEUEL G-1 Bill Springfield, Illinois Many people are amazed to find that Bill doesn ' t spell his name with three OS. Half way through plehe year. Bill found a home in the fourth floor gym. His most prized possessions are " Navy stars " won in gymnastics. He may be remembered as claiming to be the only normal-sized man of " 61 in G company. Platoon Leader 1, Corporal J; G fnita. lics 4J,2,I: Portuguese Club 3,2,1; Astronomy Club 3.2: Triathlon Club 3.2.1: Pistol Club 3,2,1. JOHN DUNCAN DEWAR Jack K-2 Dedham, Massachusetts If goals in hockey were but tenths. Jack would be the first man in his class. Leaving behind him a no-man ' s-land of broken integral signs. Jack ' s future beams as bright as a certain young lady ' s smile. May his sincerity, tenacity, sense of humor, and terrible puns never desert him. Battalion Training Officer I, Corporal 2; Hockey, Numerals 4, Major A 3,2,1 , Captain I: Soccer. Numerals 4, Monogram 3, Major A 2,1; Golf 4; Catholic Acolyte 3,2,1; Newman Club 3,2,1. DANIEL MARSHALL DI CARLO D-2 Riverboat Newcastle, Pennsylvania Four years ago, ' Riverboat " entered central area with a head of hair, a Hollywood wardrobe, and a deck of cards. Now he leaves, minus some hair, but with a redoubled wardrobe and his pockets full of our money. We wish him all the luck in the world — although he already has most of it. Baseball 4,3.2.1, Numerals 4: Soccer 4; Radio Club 2,1: Debate Council and Forum 4,3: Howitzer 4,3.2.1: Special Program Committee 4; KDET 4,3; Camera Club 4,3,2,1; Ski Club 4,3. 347 ROBERT COPELAN DICKSON Boh A-1 Decatur, Georgia Bob, who hails from Georgia, is usually very quiet and easy-going. In spite of his red hair, he seldom loses his temper — at least not for long. Although a frequent victim of the Dean ' s other list, Bob hopes to earn his masters in social science first-hand by traveling around the world in 30 years. Sergeant I; Gymnastics 4, Numerals 4: Track 4; Debate Council and Forum 4,1; Pointer 4,3; KDET 4,2,1; Camera Club 4; Pistol Club 2; Ski Club 4,3,2,1; Ski Patrol 2,1. WALTER SCOTT DILLARD Scotty F-1 Greer, South Carolina Scott came to us from South Carolina, Rebel flag in hand. Finding this verbotien in Yankee-land, he began a counteroflfensive against TD, aca- demics, and system. Deciding that " all blessings come from the AAA, " he became a football manager and usually won his battles with the system. He has won his war by graduating unscarred by the Area or the " D list. " Sergeant 1; Football Assistant Manager 4,3,2, Head Manager 1, Manager ' s Major A 1 ; Wrestling 2: Rifle 2: Debate Council and Forum 4,3: French Club 4,3; Howitzer 4; Pointer 4; Dialectic Society 4; Camera Club 3; Hi Fi Club 3; Fencing Club 4,3,2,1, Armorer 2; Sailing Club 4,3,2; Sheet Club 4,3,2; Rocket Society 2. DAVID ANTHONY DLUZYN Dave D-1 Akron, Ohio Dave has always been a person who tries to give his best effort in reaching his goals, whether they be in academics, athletics, or the military. Having done a creditable job in each of these fields at the Academy, Dave counts on his sense of duty to ensure future success in the Army. Sergeant I; Golf 4; Hockey 4; Cross Country 3; Rifle 3,2,1; Mathematics Forum 2,1; Debate Council and Forum 4; Golf Club 4; Rifle Club 3.2,1. f JAMES WILLIAM DOHERTY Bill B-1 Revere, Massachusetts Uncle Willie was continually on the offensive against either the Tactical Department or foreigners (those living outside Revere, Massachusetts). He always took advantage of his second and first class authorizations. He was an active participant in the East Barracks After-Taps-Activities Club. Bill will probably be best remembered, though, for the help rendered to his less academically inclined classmates. Sergeant I: CalhoHc Acolytes 3.2.1; Cermait Cliih 4.3.2: Clies. Club 3.2: Golf Club 2: Ski Club 3,2.1. PHILIP GERALD DOMBROWSKI Dombo E-2 Detroit, Michigan " Dombo " is a goat ' s best friend, as many of his classmates can well testify. Jerry is responsible for many of them not wearing stars on their B-robes. A well-rounded, easy going person, Jerry spent his afternoons playing soccer, and never complained of Mrs. Holland ' s drags. With a knack for achieving success, " Dombo " will be a real asset to Uncle Sugar. Executive Officer I, Corporal 2; B Squad Soccer 3,2, Motwgram 2: Varsity Soccer I: Public Relations Council 2.1: Catholic Choir 4.3.2: Debate Council and Forum 4.3,2.1: Russian Club 4,3,2,1, Secretary 2. President I: Special Program Committee 4: Pistol Club 4,3; Ski Club 4,3,2,1; Stars 3.2.1. JOHN MERKEL DORR K-1 Merk Ridgefield, New Jersey Jack came Kappa Uno bringing with him a ready wit, capacity for hard work, and a never-e.xhausted well of knowledge. His unselfish interest in his less academic-minded classmates makes the stars on his collar the brightest of gold. To all who knew him and were influenced by him there remains no doubt that this K-1 file will go all the way. Platoon Leader 1 ; Cross Country Manager 2,1 ; Honor Committee 2,1: Newman Forum 4.3; Mathematics Forum 3.2; Debate Council and Forum 4,3,2,1; Spanish Club 4,3; KDET 4; Outdoor Sports Club 4.3.2: Stars 3.2.1. 349 ARTHUR JAMES DOWNEY, Jr. An C-1 San Antonio, Texas A spot of grape, a hi fi set. . . . Art ' s taste for Scotch gave him much pleasure and not a little pain. Intellectual, yet cool, he was equally happy absorbing the sounds or increasing his knowledge. Sarcastic wit was his trait, but sincerity his true nature. Fierce pride and an unbreakable spirit assure him success in his chosen field. Sergeant 1; Pistol 4,3: English Literature Seminar I; Mathematics Forum 2: Debate Council and Forum 2,1; German Club 3,2; Howitzer 2,1, Section Editor 2,1; Hi-Fi Club 4.3,2.1: Pistol Club 4.3: Sailing Club 4.3: Ski Club I. GORDON K. DOWNEY, Jr. Gordy D-2 Raton, New Mexico Gordy joined our class after spending three years in the Airborne. A sense of humor and an insatiable desire for his " brown boy " made him unique. Weekends always found him with a pretty little thing — and always, variety. Spring Valley was his haunt and the parties there will be remem- bered by all of old " Delta Deuce, " especially " Wee Willy " the rum hound. Sergeant 1; Debate Council and Forum 3.2: Russian Club 3.2; KDET 3: Camera Club 2; Ski Patrol 4,3; Parachute Club 3. HARRY E. DOWNING K-1 Butch Memphis, Tennessee The only thing that could pull him away for his books were letters and a friendly (?) game of bridge. Nothing spices up an evening more than, " Oh, no! The book ' s wrong again. " In the midst of all distractions, he followed the straight and narrow path to graduation. Sergeant 1; Sunday School Teacher 4.3.2.1: Debate Council and Forum 4,3,2; French Club 3,2; Pointer 4,3; Pistol Club 1: Skcei Club 3; Bridge Club 1; Rocket Society 3,2,1. 350 T DONALD ARTHUR DREESBACH Driz Don has spent most of his four years successfully testing his theory that you can get a maximum output with a minimum input, especially in academics. Treading on flirtation walk, designing sports cars, and playing the sax were his favorite pastimes. His natural ability and quiet confidence will take him to the top wherever he goes. Color Sergeant I: Ordnance Club 2,1: German Club 4,3,2; Howilzer 4.3,2,1, Associale Editor I; Dance Orchestra 4,3,2,1, Leader 2; Model Railroad Club 4,3,2, President 2; Hi Fi Club 4,3,2. ROBERT MAURICE DUNNING Bob Bob ' s easy manner and charm have endeared him to all. He had a way with women, and how he has remained unattached up to now will always be a mystery. He tackled everything he did here with determination. He will forever be remembered as a good man to have around — either for laughs or for a job well done. Sergeant 1; Soccer 4; Varsity Football Photographer 4,3,2,1 : Ring and Crest Commit- tee 4,3,2,1 ; Cadet Chapel Choir 4,3,2,1 ; German Club 4,3: Howitzer 4,3,2,1; Pointer 4; Glee Club 4.3,2.1: Camera Club 4.3,2; Sailing Club 3,2: Ski Club 4,3,2: Parachute Club 2: Rocket Society 3,2. L-2 Fort Sill, Oklahoma TRAVIS NEAL DYER B-1 Rusty Jackson, Tennessee Rusty entered West Point, and then the war began. He lost many skir- mishes on the academic field, but he never lost a battle. He devoted a major portion of his time to leading an unauthorized athletic league which in- flicted much damage to participants. His sincerity and personal warmth made life a little more bearable for those who knew him. Supply Sergeant 1; Football 4; Baseball 4; Ring and Crest Committee 4,3,2.1 ; Debate Council and Forum 4,3; German Club 4.3,2,1; KDET 2; Outdoor Sports Club 4; Handball Club 2,1; Rifle Club 4; Weight Lifting Club 2,1: Rocket Society 2. 351 DAVID GEORGE EATON E-1 Dave Decatur, Texas Dave came to West Point with one interest — graduating. He developed a deep love for " pad polo. " His sincere attitude and ready smile made him many friends, and his weekend tales will always be remembered. His Texas drawl has remained to the end a challenge to the Corps. Dave plans to go Artillery, where he will surely be a success. Sergeant 1: Gerinan Club 4,3,2,1; Ski Club 4. FRANCIS CHARLES EGAN I-l Frank Dorchester, Massachusetts Hailing from Massachusetts, Frank was the only guy who spoke Bostonian with a southern accent. A very personable guy in the company, Frank coached the I-l football team through a fine season. His varied interests include sports and music, but most of his interests are at present centered somewhere in New Rochelle, New York. Sergeant 1: Catholic Choir 4,3,2; Newman Forum I; Debate Council and Forutn 3,2; I Club 3,2,1; Camera Club 3,2,1; Golf Club 3; Handball Club 1; Ski Club 3,2,1. MICHAEL ANGELO EGGLESTON Mike E-2 Saint Paul, Minnesota Mike came to the academy from Saint Paul after a year in College. He is best known for his boxing prowess, having been brigade open champion for several years. Mike ' s eager acceptance of responsibility and desire to serve are the traits that argue well for a successful future. He will be remembered fondly by all who were fortunate enough to know him. Platoon Leader 1, Corporal 2; Cross Country 4; Rifle 3; Class Committee 3,2,1; Cath- olic Choir 4; Newman Forum 3; Debate Council and Forum 4,3,2,1; Hi Fi Club 3,2; Chess Club I; Pistol Club 4.3,2,1; Rifle Club 3. JOHN After tl« some do fliim ' Mike fasci»ai IJiisfas anoalsi leiiia (| titiiUi MICH Uk Mikeh Mike heprov to adju naliiral f lllMJ , hmd ChUi 352 ) r JOHN ARTHUR EIELSON C-2 Johnny Haverhill, Massachusetts After three rounds with the entrance exams, John entered West Point with some doubt as to what lay ahead. It soon became evident to all that his determination and sense of humor were adequate prerequisites, to send him to the head of the class. Torn between his two loves, football and skiing, John spent most of his leisure hours engaged in some form of athletics. Platoon Leader 1, Corporal 2; Football 4,3,2,1, Numerals 4, Monogram 3, Major A 2,1: Lacrosse 4,3,2; French Club 4,3; Sailing Club 4,3; Ski Club 4,3,2,1; Ski Team 3,2,1. MICHAEL DENT EILAND HI Mike San Diego, California Mike was one of H-l ' s unforgettable characters. He was famed for his fascination for femmes; but, by the time first class year had rolled around, this fascination had proved fatal for him. His name will survive in the annals of the Juice Department as the inventor of the seagull-borne an- tenna (patent refused). We all wish him the best of everything. Sergeant I; Track 4,3,2,1; Football I; Portuguese Club 4,3,2,1; Pointer 4,3,2,1, Asso- ciate Editor 1. MICHAEL EMMETT EKMAN K-1 Mike Fort Benning, Georgia Mike has the ability both to play and to work hard. An " Army Brat, " Mike was naturally motivated for a military career. Entering Kappa Uno, he proved to be a contributor as a leader, athlete and friend. His ability to adjust quickly, both physically and socially, will provide him with natural adjuncts for his chosen career. Platoon Leader 1, Corporal 2; Wrestling 4,3,2,1, Numerals 4, Monogram 2; Track 4, Numerals 4; Sunday School Teacher 2,1; Debate Council and Forum 4,3,1; French Club 4,3,2; Chess Club 4; Pistol Club 4. 353 SAMUEL WALTER ENFIELD A-1 Sam Bellwood, Pennsylvania Sam found life here much different from up in the hills of Pennsylvania, but he made up for it with hillbilly records, pro drags, and an eternal smile from ear to ear. When not battling the laundry, social sciences, and the Mexican Government, he loved sports, fishing, and the opposite sex. Here ' s a guy who will make good anywhere. Training Sergeant I: Track 4; Debate Council and Forum 4,3; Spanish Club 4,3,2: Pistol Club 2.1: Ski Club 4.3.2.1. FRANKLYN ARTHUR ERHARDT F-1 Rip Elba, New York Frank wasn ' t really given the opportunity Plebe year to excel in his favorite diversion, but Yearling year came and with it the legend of Rip van Erhardt. Between sessions in the pad. Rip told of cherished ambitions to return to Air Force blue, punctuating his remarks with excerpts from his log book. Ghoul Pool winner par excellence, and determined skier, Frank has absorbed more than his share of hazing and came out a smil- ing beacon to light the way for his classmates. Sergeant I: Debate Council ami Forum 4.3: Pistol Club 4.3.2.1: Ski Club 4,3.2.1. GORDON THOMAS ERICKSEN Gordv Chicago, D-1 linois Gordy claims Chicago as his home. He brought to West Point a desire to please others and an aptitude for the sciences. The first won him many friends, the second many " files. " With this foundation, he has contributed his share to the Academy and has made the most of his opportunity to launch a promising career in the Army. Sergeant I: German Club 4: Howitzer I: Glee Club 4.3: Camer Railroad Club 4,3.2,1. President I. Club 3,2.1: Model 354 WILLIAM DEAN ESSELSTEIN g.j ' " Redwood City, California Bill is one man who hasn ' t allowed himself to fall into the great grey mass but remains an individual. Progressive Jazz, unauthorized lights, and a wonderful fascination with life were his weapons, and Tm sure all his friends will agree he has come out victorious in his struggle to keep his unique personality unfettered. Platoon Leader I. Corporal 2: Rifle 4.3: Honor Comnunee 2.1: Ca,hol,c Acohle. J.-,l: Debate Council and Forum 2.1: French Club 4.3.2.1: Pointer ■ I ■ Hi Fi Cluh 4.3: Sailing Club 4.3: Ski Club 4.3.2.1. Vice-President 1: Ski Patrol 3,2.1 ' . ' ALEXANDER HAMILTON EVANS g 2 " ' " Petersburg, Virginia Alexander ' s battles were math, Anne, P.E., Anne, Tactical Department, and the battle of the bulge (midsection). Ham ' s easy manner and Virginia background made him one of the best liked, most jovial individuals at West Point. Besides all this. Ham acquired all that life had to give; food, grades, weekends, girls, food. food, and food! Quartermaster, look out! Sergeant hWreslhng 4.3.2.1. Manager 4.3.2.1. Manager ' s Minor A I: Hop Committee 4.3... 1: Debate Council and Forum 1: Spanish Club 4.3.2: Pointer 4.3.2: Dialectic So- ciety 3: Skeet Club 4.3.2: Parachute Club 2. ROBERT G. EVELETH .2 ' ' Maiden, Massachusetts Bob. no relation to Elvis, found the lenses and crosshairs in his transit hazy during the first year, but he came back to make the Dean ' s List his second trip. His keen Boston sense of humor will be long remembered. His dependability in his operations on duty as well as off clearly forecasts future general. Sergeant 1: Ordnance Club 2: French Club 3: Astronomy Club 2. 355 JAMES KUYKENDALL EVETTS, JR. Jin Belton. Texas Jim. better known to his classmates as Froggy, has spent four years refut- ing the many remarks made about his state, Texas. Among other en- deavors, he has spent much time familiarizing himself with all the sup- posedly hidden night spots in the city. Aside from these extracurricular activities, Jim has also found time to acquire many long lasting friend- ships. First Sergeant I ; BaskelhatI 4; Swimming 4: Russian Club 4,3,2,1; Astronomy Cliih 4,3: Camera Cliih 4,3: Outdoor Sports Club 2; Sheet Club 4,3,2. FRANK BOYLE EYLER I-l Frank Paterson, New Jersey The Garden State lost one of its more talented comedians when Frank entered West Point. Never one to pass up an opportunity for exercising his original humor, Frank kept us laughing on those bleak days of aca- demics. This devoted hi-fi enthusiast, conscientious worker, loyal friend, and victor against the P. E. Department now secures his well-earned niche in the class of " 61. Sergeant I: Ordnance Club 3: Portuguese Club 4,3,2,1: Dialectic Society 3,2,1; Special Program Committee 4,3.2,1; Hi Fi Club 2,1; Fencing Club 3; Pistol Club 3,2; Ski Club 4,3,1. I-l Wallingford, Connecticut RICHARD HILMER FANNING Dick Dick could usually be found wrestling with the brown-boy or plotting the overthrow of the T. D. During his four years here Dick managed to excel in athletics, keep one step ahead of the Academic Departments, build a fine Hi-Fi set, and drag pro. His quick wit and ready sense of humor will stand him in good stead in any future endeavor. Sergeant I: Chapel Acolrtes 4,3,2,1; Dance Orchestra 4,3,2,1; Dialectic Society 1; Camera Club 3.2; Hi Fi Club 3.2.1: Handball Club 3,2,1. JOHN ERNEST FISCHER Jack F-1 Glendale, New York Jack, known as " The Fish " or " Jackson, " was Irish Plenipotentiary with- out portfolio, representing Queens, N.Y. Since his arrival at West Point, the " Fish " has been an invaluable member in Fun-1. The " Fish " has shown exceptional ability at getting along with his classmates and getting things done. This will undoubtedly stand him in good stead in his chosen branch, Infantry. Platoon Leader I, Corporal 2; Honor Commillee 2,1: Catholic Acohtes 4,3,2; Catholic Choir 4,3,2,1; Pointer 4,3; Camera Club I; Handball Club 4,3,2; Pistol Club 4,3,2,1. FRANCIS JOSEPH FISHBURNE, Jr. Joe M-1 Charleston, South Carolina Fish came to West Point out of the swamps of South Carolina, en- dowed with all the characteristics typical of confirmed Rebs. This five feet four inch ball of fire was well liked by all who knew him. With quick wits and a good mind he strove for perfection in everything he did. Training Sergeant I: ll ' restling 4; Sunday School Teacher 3.2; Debate Council and Forum 2.1 : Spanish Cluh 3,2: Dialectic Society 2,1; Ski Club 4. GARY LEE FLACK C-2 Gary Osage, Iowa Gary came to us from the heart of the Mid-West. With his broad smile and love of a good time, he endeared himself to all. Most of his free time was spent either in friendly jousting with the academic department or winning another fall for the wrestling team. His ability and tenacity assure this man of a successful career. First Sergeant I: Wrestling 4,3.2. Numerals 4; Cadet Chapel Choir 4.3,2: Fr: 4,3: Glee Cluh 2.1: Camera Club 4.3.2: Skeel Cluh 4.3. ch Club 357 358 WILLIAM RICHARDS FORD G-2 Bill Fort Benning, Georgia Bill arrived via Stewart Field with a love of swimming, music, golf, and rifle competition. Academics and the rifle range kept him occupied dur- ing the week, but he still managed to invite the girls up for weekends. He will be remembered for his winning a distinguished badge at the Camp Perry matches, for his determination, and for his sincerity. Rifle 4,3,2,1, Numerals 4: Defjale Council and Forum 4,3,2; French Club 4,3,2,1: Rifle Club 4,3,2,1 , Treasurer 1 . GEORGE FOX M-1 Foxie Towson, Maryland George, an aristocrat from the suburbs of Baltimore, Maryland, was born with a lacrosse stick in one hand and a Bridge Deck in the other. Through- out his four years at the Academy he never failed to " Cease Work " on his academics, and will be well remembered for his humor in the class- room. Sergeant I; Lacrosse 4; Chapel Acolytes 4,3,2,1; French Club 4,3,2,1; KDET 4; Cam- era Club 3; Hi Fi Club 3; Skeel Club 4,3,2,1; Ski Club 4,3,2; Bridge Club 3,2,1. KIM EDWARD FOX Kim G-2 Evansville, Indiana We dubbed him " Freddy Files " the first day in the company, but we soon came to admire his determination and ability. He had a reputation for losing every roommate he ever lived with, but even this didn ' t hinder his ability to make and keep friends. Inbred with the ideals of self-sacrifice and devotion to duty, Kim has a boundless future. Company Commander I; Lacrosse 4,3,2.1, Ntinierah 4, Monogram 3, Major A 2: Debate Council and Forum 3,2,1; Russian Cluh 4.3.2,1 ; Howitzer 3; Outdoor Sports Club 3,2,1; Sailing Cluh 2,1; Ski Club 3,2,1; Skin Diving Cluh I. am DEAN ' S He hailed neyedloi goes, one Spmli fli fUf-ffl Arriving ; and fenci during B( job in l personalii 5 " S«M ; MARTIl leiToro, «- ' . ;.((, DEAN SPALDING FRAZIER Sweets G-1 Honolulu. Hawaii He hailed from Pineapple Land. Long and arduous was the road he jour- neyed to adapt to a New " Eastern " way of living. Sweets turned out to be easy-going, likeable, and a profound proponent of " never Clutch " phi- losophy. Changed indeed is the lad from Hawaii-Nei, and wherever he goes, one truth will stand out; the friendships he makes will long last. Sergeant I: Rifle 3,2: Cadet Chapel Choir 4,3.2.1; Debate Council and Forum 4,3: Spanish Club 4,3,2: Astronomy Club 3,2: Model Railroad Club 4: Hi Fi Club I: Chess Club 4; Rifle Club 2: Cadet Jazz Band 4.3,2. SAMUEL DIGGES FREEMAN, III Sam D-1 Wilton, Connecticut Arriving after a year at the Citadel, his interests have ranged from hi-fi and fencing to Flirty, the Village, and the Field Sanitation Committee during Beast Barracks. He always works hard and does an outstanding job in whatever he tries. This ability coupled with his warm, friendly personality will bring Sam a long successful career in the Army. Fencing Club 4.3,2,1, Sergeant 1: German Club 3 Treasurer I: Pistol Club 3.2 ?.■ Camera Club 4.3: Hi Fi Club 3,2 Ski Club 4,3,2. MARTELL DEVERA FRITZ Bitd D-2 Enderlin, North Dakota Bud came from the bounding plains of North Dakota. His cheerful smile quickly made him one of the popular members of Delta Dos. He was terror on those fields of friendly strife, while at the same time one of the Brown-boy ' s most devoted admirers. With his abundant abilities, we can look for Bud to make his mark in Army circles. Company Commander 1: Baseball 4.3: Honor Committee 2,1: Sunday School Teacher 4,3,2,1: Mathematics Forum 2: Debate Council and Forum 4,3,2,1: Howitzer 4: Dialectic Society 3,2: Special Program Committee 3,2: KDET 4,3: Pistol Club 3,2: Ski Club 4; SCUSA 2,1. 359 ROBERT SCOTT FRIX Boh M-2 Mercedes, Texas Bob came to West Point after a year at Texas A M and devoted his second " fish " year to hazing upperclassmen. Although Bob truly loved it here, the first formation after leave was usually accompanied by the report. " Frix unknown. " Swimming hard in the sea of academics and regulations, he always kept his head high and encouraged us all. Sergeant I: Football 4; Lacrosse 4,3; Spanish Club 4,3; Outdoor Sports Club J; Pistol Club 3.2.1: Skin Diving Club I. HENMAR RUSKIN GABRIEL D-1 Gabe Richmond. Virginia Gabe was one of the " old " men of the class, having been to college and in the Army. To know him meant to know his favorite — Parachuting. With his intense interest in extra-curricular activities, he still managed to be in the top quarter. Now he will finally have to work as the Army swallows him for a profitable thirty years. Platoon Leader I; Cheerleader 2,1, A 1; Parachute Club 2,1; Radio Club 4,2; Debate Council and Forum 4,3; Russian Club 4,3; Pointer 3,2,1, Coordinating Editor 1: KDET 4.3: Model Railroad Club 3; Hi Fi Club 4; Handball Club 2; Pistol Club 2.1: Ski Club 4.3,2.1: Skin Diving Club 2. HAROLD CHESTER GAITHER, Jr. 1-2 Rahhii Memphis, Tennessee The original " no sweat " man entered his highland residence with one year of college experience, a friendly nature, and a wittiness which was unexcelled. Hal ' s ability to cope with academics was not excelled by his ability to satisfy the T. D. As a correspondent he was indeed dedicated, burning oil nightly for his " Belle " back home. Sergeant 1: Football 4; Track 4; Baseball 4,3; Cadet Chapel Choir 4.3,2,1; Glee Club 3,2,1; KDET 4,2; Outdoor Sports Club 1; Ski Club 4,3,1; Bridge Club 3.2,1; Skin Diving Club 1. MARTlf Marty I known lo soiilherne you, Rooi SporiifW For four ' anil acadi departmei assure bis plat. Stvui I; fWUJ RALPH fiji; R.W.isa would p prove thi lies in w distinguis Jiij mi ( r 360 ssEssrns iSBi MARTIN LEWIS GANDERSON E-2 Marty Richmond, Virginia Marty (as he was known to most) or the " Night Wanderer " (as he was known to some) came to West Point from Richmond, Virginia. A true southerner, a reader, and a bit of a philosopher, he was best known for his sense of humor to those who frequented his sections. Best of luck to you, Roommate, in your unbounded career. Sergeant I; Jewish Choir 4,3,2,1; Pointer 4,3; Howitzer I, Corps Editor I; Outdoor Sports Club 1. ROBERT MONTE GANTS K-2 Boh Washington, D.C. For four years Bob has been torn between two loyalties — his " brown boy " and academics. He wishes that it had been he rather than the academic departments who were picking up the tenths. The many letters he receives assure his numerous friends that his future will be run on the co-operative plan. Sergeant I; Hockey 4; Debate Councii and Forum 4,3,2,] ; Cierr Club 4.3: Ski Club 4,3,2.1: Ski Patrol 2,1: »- ? » Liflinn Club 3.2 an Club 2.1; Hi Ft RALPH WILLIAM GARENS R.W. B-2 Milwaukee, Wisconsin R.W. is a sworn bachelor but to see him in action in New York no one would guess this. Since R.W. ' s arrival at West Point, he has attempted to prove that Milwaukee is the country ' s beer capital. His real enjoyment lies in working on the side horse. His dedication to the Army will always distinguish him and carry him far. Company Commander I; Gymnastics 4,3,2,1, Numerals 4, A with Star 3,2, Major A I; Ring and Crest Committee 4,3,2,1, Chairman 1; Cadet Chapel Choir 4,3,2,1; Russian Club 2; Hi Fi Club 4: Gymnnstics Club 2,1, Treasurer 2, President 1 . 361 RALPH BONNER GARRETSON E-2 Ralph Sanford, Colorado Ralph came from an Army family with the idea of carving for himself a career in the service. A ready smile and an easy going attitude involved him in more than a few jousts with the system. But he emerged unscathed. Love of the Army and ability to get the job done will stand him in good stead upon graduation. Sergeant I: Debate Council and Forum 4.3,2,1: Mathematics Forum },2,l: French Chib 3,2: Pointer 4,3: Outdoor Sports Club 3,2: Pistol dub 3,2,1: Ski Chib 4,3,2,1. DARIUS WILLIAM GASKINS Buck 1-2 Vienna, Virginia Whether in Vienna, Paris, or " the walls, " Buck was always as active as a Group I element. His acutely inquisitive mind was never content with the half-truth — and sometimes not with the whole. From yearling year he was the Corps " best at bridge. Darius will not soon be forgotten for his keenly competitive spirit in all his cadet endeavors. Supply Sergeant I: Soccer 4,3, Monogram 3; Mathematics Forum 3; Radio Club 2: Debate Council and Forum 4,3,2,1 : Bridge Club 4,3,2,1 , President I: Stars 3,1 . KENNETH HOMER GEIGER HI Ken Detroit, Michigan A firm believer in the axiom, " A weary mind does not function properly, " Ken did his best to prevent this situation from occurring. However, even though he was the best rested member of the class of ' 61, nothing was ever lacking with respect to his duties and responsibilities. Sergeant 1: Pistol 4,3,2,1; Mathematics Forum 2: German Club 4,3,2; Howitzer 3,2,1, .Associate Editor I; KDET 3; Scoutmasters Council 3,2,1, Cadet in Charge I; Pistol Club 4,3,2,1, 362 " Pii I ivolvd catW. mood tad FRANCIS LEE GIBSON Hoot B-1 Glencoe, Ohio Francis, Gibby, is another Ohio football player. He also holds down a position as a pitcher on Army ' s baseball team. Gibby is well liked and highly respected by everyone who comes in contact with him. He is one of the finest team captains Army football has had — another reflection of Gibby as the great guy that he is. Ballalion Adjulant I , Corporal 2: Football 4,3,2.1, Numerals 4, Major A 3,2,1 , Captain 1; Track 4; Wrestling 3: Baseball 4,3,2,1: Spanish Club 4,3,2,1; Outdoor Sports Club 4.3: Handball Club 3.2.1: Pistol Club 3.2: Skeel Club 2: Ski Club 2,1. NICHOLAS CHARLES GILBERT Nick G-1 Lower Merion, Pennsylvania It wills To find a peace with all that is not and that is Yet still enforce a discipline of being within the void of time and God maybe. Now is suffering but doubt beclouds passivity and warns — Compromise succumbs to tolerance within. Assured of struggle through a niche, manifest surreal reason and afraid structures unknown death. It is eternal. Platoon Leader 1. Corporal 2: Lacrosse 4,1, Numerals 4; Football 3,2, Monogram 2; Chapel Acolytes 4.3.2: Debate Conned and Forum 3: Russian Club 4,3,2,1: Astronomy- Club 4,3; Pointer 4; Ski Club 4,3,1. Osi DALLAS KEITH GILLESPIE H-2 Dal Wells. Nevada Dai ' s strongest mark as a cadet was his affinity for oral exercise, which led him to frequent discourses. Being the owner of an intricate and overly active mind, his views often clashed with those of the Tactical Depart- ment. His stubborn insistence on catapulting the grandeur of Wells, Nevada added to his distinctive knack for bringing laughter to his friends. Sergeant 1; Track 4; Hop Committee 4.3.2.1; Cadet Chapel Choir 4.3.2.1; Debate Council and Forum 4,3.2.1: Russian Club 4.3; Howitzer 4.3,2.1: Dance Orchestra 1; Glee Club 4; Ski Club 4.3.2.1. 363 FRANK WALLACE GILLESPIE, Jr. G-1 Fwig Minneapolis. Minnesota Well liked by his friends, but in constant conflict with the T.D., Frank earned the title of area bird. He did well with academics when he put his mind to it, but he is best remembered for his artistic talents and quick wit. We feel certain that he will continue his family ' s tradition of fine officers in his future career. Club 2.1 Sergeant 1: Debate Council and Forum 4J: Span. 4.3.2.1; Glee Club 4; Camera Club 4.3.2.1: Art Club 3: Ch. 4.3.2,1. : Howitzer 3: Pointer Club 4.3: Pistol Club ROBERT NORRIS GILLIAM F-1 Ciller Dover, Delaware Big Bob hustled in from Dover, Delaware, with a strong left arm and an eye for girls that bettered 20-20. His interest in sports prompted him to make the football team as a first classman. Starring on the pitcher ' s mound, he led the " rabble " to many victories. His winning way and easy manner are sure to help him over any hurdle. Sergeant I: Baseball 4.3.2.1. Numerals 4. Major .4 3.2.1: Football 1: Chapel Acolytes 3.2; Howitzer 4.3.2.1: Glee Club 3.2.1; Camera Club 1; Hi Fi Club I: Golf Club 3,2. 364 EARL WAYNE GILMORE Earl E-1 San Jose, Illinois The San Jose Kid came from the far western region of Peoria. A talented athlete, he was one of the terrors of intermurder track. His ready smile and homespun brand of humor made him popular with everyone. Earl was a big asset to E-1 during his stay and should be a big one to the Army upon graduation. Sergeant 1; Lacrosse 4, Numerals 4: Dialectic Society 3; Pistol Club 2; Sheet Club 3. ROBERT RIGBY GLASS Carlisle Barracks, Pennsylvania Young Rigger probably contributed more to the Corps in all fields of nowman. hive, comedian, and a benefactor of small children. Once hy and naive, now aggressive and worldly! Bob ' s ability will carry him to even greater heights in the Army. Hallalinn Ailjiiianl I. Corpnial J- Hoiuir Can,, no,, ncail 4 J.: J: nch„,c (o„„c,l and For,,,. nice J.I, Chiiirniai, .■ Public Inforiita- • .-. .■ Spanish Cl„l 4.3,2.1: Ski Club C-2 Bronx, New York D. PETER GLEICHENHAUS Pete Pete crammed about as much activity into four years as any man can " A 1 knew him both through his athletic ability and as sports editor of the „,.,.,.. In spite of a few brushes with the Tactical Department neither he nor the Tacs seem to hold any hard feelings. To " Haus- it s typically " a well plaved game " BENJAMIN CYRUS GLIDDEN Ben . ' -■ Elmira. Michigan Ben didn ' t know the word -quif while he was a cadet: he will ca " rry MichS b ' " ' " T: ' " ' ' ' ' ° " - ' ' " ' " ■ ' f " ' " Northern M ch.gan, Ben commanded great respect from all who were associated with h.m. As a leader by example, he never failed to get the ultimate performance from his command. No obstacle should be too tough for 365 JAMES A. GOLDSTINE 12 Coldie Logansport. Indiana Goldie came to West Point from Hoosierland singing its praises. For four years Goldie was a fighter, as the " Rock " in Lacrosse goaiing and winner of the academic campaign. Now he admits that Pennsylvania has its good points and moves to other fields and successes with his cheerful smile and willingness to help. Sergeanl I: Lacios.se 4,3.2,1. MoiinKh Football 3: KDET 4.3: Ski Club 4,3.2.1. JOHN WILLIAM GOLDTRAP Goldie L-2 Casper, Wyoming Coming to us from " God ' s Country, " John took a while to get accUmated to cadet life — in fact he ' s still working at it. Never one to sweat things too much, he always found time to write letters or contemplate life in the security of his brown boy. Here is a man whose spirit, determination, and dependability will assure him success. We are proud to count Goldie among our real friends. Platoon Leader I, Corporal 2; Wrestling 4; French Club 3: Pointer 4.3.2.1. .Accounts Manager 1; Pistol Club 4,3; Sheet Club 4.3.2.1. EUGENE KENNETH GOODELL CoocIy B-1 Portland, Maine They said it couldn ' t be done; they said no one could talk at a rate of three hundred words per minute. But for four years now Goody has proved them wrong. When he is not talking, playing his trombone, or representing one of a thousand activities, he smokes. We will never forget Goody ' s quick humor, unbounded energy, and devotion to Maine. Sergeant 1; Cheerleader 1: Debate Council and Forum 4.3.2.1; Pointer 2,1; Dance Orchestra 3,2,1, Custodian I. ? 66 ► THOMAS RICHARD GORDON Tom B-2 Saint Petersburg, Florida It is said of Tom that he knew everybody; while this is not completely accurate, the error is negligible. He has managed to pass by the Tactical and Academic Departments unscathed. ' Through the grim murk of it all, " he has kept his ready smile and good humor — assets which are sure to pay off in the future. Sergeant 1; Track 4,3,2,1. Manager 4,3,2, Head Manager 1, Major A I; Cross Country I, Assistant Coach I, Minor .4 I: Cadet Chapel Choir 4,3,2,1: Debate Council and Forum 2,1: French Club 3,2.1: Hi Fi Club 4: Sheet Club 3.1. RODNEY FLOYD GRANNEMANN Rod L-1 New Haven, Missouri From Missouri to West Point proved to be a small task for this smiling, easy-going red-head. Possessed with a magnetic personality and an easy smile, he has many friends. Cow year found him adding to his many activities the job of being one of Army ' s Mule Riders. His main ambition is to explore the far beyond with the USAF after graduation. Executive Officer I, Corporal 2; Mule Rider 2,1 , Minor A 2,1; Public Relations Coun- cil 2,1, Battalion Representative 1 : Cadet Chapel Choir 4,3,2,1; Protestant Discussion Group 2,1; Glee Club 4,3,2; Handball Club 4,3,2,1; Skeet Club 4,3,2,1, Secretary 2, President 1; Weight Lifting Club 4.3. CLAYTON IMES GRANT Imes K-2 Dallas, Texas One who is not necessarily satisfied with a placid life, Imes has presented the T.D. with some unique problems. A fine example of this is the time he organized a mountain climbing expedition on spring leave. However, through it all, Imes has demonstrated a steadfast adherence to his convic- tions, a trait which should serve him well in the future. Sergeant 1; Football 4,3,2,1; Track 4, Numerals 4; Cadet Chapel Choir 4,3,2,1; English Literature Seminar 3,2; Mathematics Forum 2; Radio Club 3; Debate Council and Forum 2; German Club 4,3,2; Camera Club 4,3,2; Fencing Club 3,2,1; Skeet Club 1: Ski Club 2,1; Skin Diving Club 2,1. 561 m HOWARD DWAYNE GRAVES M-2 fiowie Amarillo, Texas Howie came to West Point from the Panhandle of Texas with the true Texas determination to do everything in a hig way. In spite of his busy schedule, he always seemed to have time to listen to and encourage another cadet with a problem. His many talents and his determination to do every- thing well assure him of success in any endeavor. Biifiade Adiiiiaiu I. Corporal 2: Sunday School Teachers 4.3,2: Malhemalics Forum 3: Radio Cliih 3.2.1: Debate Council and Forum 4.3.2.1. Chaiiman I: Portuguese Club 4.3.2.1. Supply Officer I: KDET 4,3: Camera Club I: Sailiii); Club 3,2,1; Ski Club 4,3,2,1; Rocket Society 4,3,2,1; Star.K 3,2.1. BRENDAN McKAY GREELEY, Jr. Mac I-l Tucson, Arizona Mac came from Arizona and never ceased boasting about the beauty of western women. Never one to allow the TD or academics to interfere, he managed to read many books, play the piano, play varsity soccer, go to chapel daily, and still go ' ■pro. " Mac ' s winning personality and willingness to do more than his share guarantee his success in the service. SerKcaiil I: Soccer 4.3.2.1. . uinerals 4. Mono Committee 4.3.2.1: Catholic .Acolytes 4.3.2.1; Tr CHARLES SHAW GREEN, Jr. Charlie 2. Maior A I; Ring and Crest i Club 2.1. M-1 New Orleans, Louisiana Charlie came from a long line of Southern gentlemen. Academics pre- sented little challenge, and he was always ready to help anyone in dif- ficulty. Whether studying, sailing, playing water polo, or teaching Sunday School, he always found time for the " security blanket. " Charlie ' s quick smile and friendly manner won him many friends. Platoon Leader t. Corporal 2; Sunday School Teacher f Spanish Club 4.3; Camera Club 3.2.1: Hi Ft Club 3.1: Patrol 4.3.2,1; Bridge Club 3. Honor Committee 2,1: Sailing Club 3.2.1; Ski 568 JOHN PARKINSON GREEN I-l Pope .liihn Leonardtown, Maryland The " Pope, " when not located in the Hermitage, may he found escorting the bevies of young ladies who flock around him. Quiet, industrious, he was always convinced that this is the year that the academic departments are going to get him. John ' s sly, resigned humor has added much to man gloomy evenings. Success is assured to the Maryland sailor. Serxeanl ; lemh Cliih S.2: Dialeclic Society 4,3: KDET 3.1: Hi hi Club 3. CHANNING MILLER GREENE K-1 Chan La Plume, Pennsylvania Chan is one cadet who never missed a chance to drag. He kept looking for the right one. He was not obnoxiously eager in academics, but K-l could not have done without his ability on the fields of friendly strife. He was a friend of all and added a great deal to the making of the best company in the Brigade. Serf eant I; Siinthiv School Teacher 4,3,2,1; Debate Council and Forum 4,3,2: Camera Club I: Handball ' Club 2.1: Piuol Club 3,2.1: Ski Club 3.2.1: Rocket Society 4.3,2. WILLIAM RICHARD GRIFFITHS B-1 Rollo Brooklyn, New York Out of Brooklyn ' s concrete jungle came Her Majesty ' s own, Willis Rollo Griffiths. Endowed with a perceptive sense of humor, a deep intellectual curiosity, a steadfast belief in his own principles, and a somewhat ob- noxious admiration for all things British, Rollo lambasted and cajoled West Point into submission. He used his four years here as a stepping stone to greater things. Sergeant 1: Cadet Chapel Choir 4.3.2: Debate Council and Forum 3.1: Russian Club 4.3.2.1: Astronomy Club 4.3.1: Pointer 2: Glee Club 3,2.1: Hi Fi Club 2.1; Handball Club 3.2.1: Pistol Club 4.3.2: Sailim; Club 3.2. m ■-4 ' ' NIEL SADLER GRIGG D-1 Grogg Montgomery. Alabama The " Grogg " held on to his Southern heritage through four years of cold West Point winters. Instead of dreaming of six stripes on his sleeve, he spent his time thinking of the Magnolia trees and mint juleps. An honest desire to succeed, and determination to do it in his own way, should take him to the top. Brigade Supply Serxeaiil I; Football 4,3; Track 4; English Lilcraliire Seminar 2; Mathematics Forum 2,1 : Outdoor Sports Club 3.2: Sheet Club 4,3,2,1: Ski Club 2: Rocket Society 3,2: Weight Lifting Club 3,2. BRUCE JACK GRONICH Bee Jav M-2 El Paso, Texas Bruce spent three years at Texas Western College as an " EE " major so academics were no problem. As a result, in his spare time, he constructed a highly technical cyclotron while his classmates slaved over the books. His easy going, carefree attitude inspired many a friendship and will con- tinue to serve him well throughout his career. Sergeant I ; Rifle 4, Numerals 4: Jewish Choir 4,3,2,1 : Debate Council and Forum 4,3: Ri4ssian Club 4.3.2: KDET 4,3,2,1, Chief Engineer I: Ski Club 4,3.2; Rocket Society 4,3,2,1, Vice President I. ROBERT HARRY GUERZENICH B-2 Giierz Croton-on-Hudson, New York Bright, friendly, industrious; that ' s Guerz. He willingly accepts any job. and his highly competitive spirit insures that he will excel at anything he attempts. Blessed with a wonderful outgoing personality, his friends are many. Serious when necessary, yet always cheerful, he has that rare gift for enjoying life to the fullest. An outstanding person, success is assured in his every endeavor. Battalion Training Officer I: Wrestling 4,3,2: Soccer 3: Class Committee 3,2.1, Secre- tary 3,2,1: Debate Council and Forum 3,2,1, NDT H(uising Chairman 2. NDT Program Chairman I; Cierman Club 4.3,2.1: Pointer 4,3,2,1, Editor-in-Chief I: Dialec- tic Society 3,2,1: Clee Club 4.3.2,1: Haiulball Club 3: Sailing Club 4.3: Ski Club 3,2,1. 370 ijrimi tm JOHN DENNIS GUTHRIE Sciialor L-1 Marion. Ohio The poet Laureate of Company L-1 has maintained a reputation for a weakness for antiques, a flair for clothes, and a tin ear for jazz. His love of a well-turned phrase and his sense of politics and finance will enable him to add as much color to the Army as he has to L-1. Traiium; Sei,i;citiil I: Dchale Council anil Forunt 4.3.2.1: Rii sian Cliih 3.2,1. CHARLES N, HAAS Charlu ' C-2 Marietta, Georgia After spending a year at Georgia Tech, Charlie entered West Point with a firm conviction that he had made the right choice. Subject to occasional hazing by the academic departments but always remaining the victor, he has proven his determination for an Army career. He will always be remembered by his many friends for his easy manner, cordial friendliness, and sharp wit. Color Scrgcanl J: Track 4; Debate Council and Forum I: French Club 3,2; Ski Club 3.2.1. FRANCIS JOSEPH HABIC, ill Frank G-1 Swissvale, Pennsylvania Frank came to the Corps from Swissvale, Pennsylvania, and promptly began his battle with the academic department. It has been said that his battles were the result of an aversion to books. His quick smile won him many friends throughout the Corps. He was a credit to the Corps and will be a credit to the service of his Country. RcKinicnlal ScrgeanI Maim 1 : Hop Coniniinec 4.3,2.1: Catholic Choir 4,3,2. 371 JAMES RENFRO HAISE Jim C-1 Havertown, Pennsylvania Much of Jim " s time was spent wrestling, on Glee Club Trips, and with his king-size Brown-boy. He will not soon forget the " Commodore ' s " crossing of Lake Stilwell. His confident attitude was coupled with a desire to get ahead in every field. Always handy with a joke, Jim ' s friendliness, winning personality, and sincerity will take him far in the future. Ser eont 1: Wresllini 4, . ,2, 1, Nunietals 4; Lacrosse 4,3; Hop Coininlitt ' e 1: Cadet Chapel Choir 4.j.2,l: Dehale Council ami Forum 4.3.2,1: French Cliih 3: Glee Club 3.2,1: Pislol Club 4.3: Sl i Club 2.1. WILLIAM MICHAEL HALE Mike M-2 Miami. Florida Mike came up from Miami w ith football on his mind, but the hospital soon changed it for him. As soon as he figured that his singing and speak- ing talents could get him out the gate every weekend, he terrorized the East Coast from top to bottom. Mike will always be remembered for his desire to meet any challenge head on. Platoon Leader I; Football 4,3, Numerals 4, Monogrc Cadet Chapel Choir 4,3,2,1: Debate Council and Forum 3: Honor Committee ,1: Glee Club 4,3,1. GILMAN J. Gil HALLENBECK D-2 Great Neck, New York A lot of sleep and a little study was Gil ' s motto while serving a four year term at West Point. The friendly kid from Long Island was the life of every party, of which there were many. Between his love life, and his radical ideas. Gil will make a million. Sergeant I: Radio Club 3.2,1: Debate Council and For Howitzer 3,2,1: Camera Club 3.2.1: Outdoor Sports Club 2. 3: Spanish Club 372 ! DANIEL WILLIAM HALPIN G-1 Dun Covington, Kentucky Dan brings to us from his native Kentucky an indomitable " no sweat " attitude. Famous for his academic " hiveyness, " his campaigns against the P. E. department have proved equally successful. His unassuming de- termination and constant striving in all areas are certain to make his Army career a successful one. Sen;eaiU I: Sunday School Teacher 3,2.1: Dehale Council ami Forum 2,1: French Chih 3,2; Howilzer .?; Glee Club 3: KDET 3: Star : 3,2. BRUCE BRANTLEY HALSTEAD Hahe K-1 Aurora, Colorado Bruce came to West Point from the high land of Colorado. Neither the T.D. nor academics were a problem for this happy lad. With plenty of ability and work, he kept himself on top and was always willing to help anybody in need. His humor, personality, and leadership are going to carry him far in the Army. Training Ser eanl I: Ortlnance Cluh I: Debute Council anil Forum 4,3,2: Spanish Club 4.3: Ski Club 2.1. ROBERT BARRY HAMILTON Ham C-1 Balboa, Canal Zone Up from the tropics came Ham, Panama ' s sunshine smile. Outside of giving many young ladies a chance to see West Point at its best. Ham found time to be the sparkplug of several company intramural teams and company executive officer. His charm and easy manner will be long re- membered by his friends at West Point and surrounding girls " schools. Execulive Officer I: Gymnastics 4, Numerals 4; Radio Chib 4,3; Debate Council and Forum 4,3,2,1: Spanish Club 3: Dialectic .Society 3: Pistol Club 3; Sailina Club 3,2: Ski Club 3.2.1. 373 Q n ROBERT DAW HAMPTON Boh M-1 Bethesda, Maryland Bob will always be remembered for his innate ability to organize and catalogue everything that crossed his path. Roberto, the great lover, holds the current academy record for the most times in and out of live in a four year period. Every task which Bob tackles is accomplished in the superior manner for which he has distinguished himself. Sergeant I ; Class Commttiee 3,2,1 : Swittiinini; 4,3, Monogram 3; Chapel Acolyles 4,3,2: Cactel Chapel Choir 4.3,2,1 ; Dehalc Council anil Foriitn 2.1 , Treasurer I : Glee Cliih 4: Saihni; C hih 3.2: Bridge Clnh 2.1. HAROLD MICHAEL HANNON Ron 1-2 Scranton, Pennsylvania Ron was the " Dad " of our class, being our interceding element with the " TD, " as first Captain; and with the outside world, as class president. Ron was always concerned with any problems concerning a classmate or an underclassman. There ' s no doubt in our minds that one of the reasons why ' 61 is second to none is that Ron was our leader. Brigade Commander I; Stars 3; Basketball 4,3,2,1, Numerals 4, Monogram 3; La- crosse 4,3,2,1 , Numerals 4, Monogram 3; Honor Committee I: Class Committee 3,2,1, President I: Public Relations Council I: Mathematics Forum 3: Spanish Club 4,3; Handball Club I: Puhhc Information Detail ; SCUS.-i I. h b L mv. Akornd Ciilwill iSectioii, always be link II foimi ; 1m (i, A native liiiniltal lias a niji Ai iimi ilnjlil. CHARLES ROBERT HANSELL Charlie G-2 Littleton, Connecticut C. U. ' s loss was West Point ' s gain. In Charlie, ' 61 received a capable, ambitious, likeable asset. Chuck had a never failing sense of humor and sharp wit to give us a laugh at the system. Gretel ' s interests ranged from company newspapers to waving at the boats from " flirty. " Success is sure to find Chuck, be he officer or professional wrestler. Platoon Leader I; Wrestling 4,3.2,1: Class Committee 4,3,2,1: Debate Council and Forum I; Russian Club 3,2,1. Treasurer I: KDET 3,2. •asalwav! leliibiijiv I t ' .-cr: 374 i 1 CARL THOMAS HANSEN Carl F-2 New York, New York A born diplomat, always unassuming with a great deal of " savoir faire " Carl will always be able to win any man ' s friendship and any woman ' s affection. Although cadet life was at odds with his wanderlust, Carl will always be remembered by his favorite phrase, " I ' ve got so much to do, I think I ' ll go to bed. " Sergeant I; Rifle Team 1; Ski Team 2,1: Catholic Choir 3.2,1: German Chih 4,3,2.1: Pointer 4,3; KDET 4: Hi Fi Cliih 4: Ski Chih 4,3,2.1: Ski Patrol. MORRIS FREDERICK HANSON, Jr. K-1 Fritz Minneapolis, Minnesota A native of the land of 10,000 lakes, this born infantry file found it difficult at first to retain an aesthetic perspective for the Rock. This Yank has a rugged straight-forward charm that will never be idle — pickin ' up ridin ' time maybe — but never idle. Wherever his C.P. is, things will be alright. Sergeant 1: Debate Council and Forum 4.3.. Chih 4.3: Skeel Chih 3.2.1. Chih 3.2,1: Outdoor Sports MONROE BAILEY HARDEN A-2 Mony Oklahoma City, Oklahoma Mony came to us from the second largest state in the union. His presence was always known by his resounding voice. Mony ' s high standards and reliability will carry him to a successful career in the army as it has brought him success here at the academy. Association with Mony has truly been a rewarding experience. Sergeant I; Cadet Chapel Choir 4.3,2,1: Ski Chih 2. .375 ROBERT REYNOLDS HARDIMAN Boh Bob hails from a small town outside Boston. B-2 Green Harbor, Michigan He seems to have a deep attachment for anyone of the opposite sex, but this never dimmed his friendship for his classmates. He is always ready to give a helping hand when needed. His love for the army will always stand him in good stead. Sergeant 1; Debate Council and Forum 3,1; Russian Club 3.2.1; Pointer 4.3,2.1, Sales Manager 1; Dance Orchestra 2; Sheet Club 2,1. JAMES JOHN HARMON Moose I-l Juneau, Alaska Jim came to West Point from Alaska and formed many friendships due to his warm personality. His rifle shooting and sports interests kept him occupied. Moving from " Runt Land " to the " Wheel House " first class year, " Moose " continued to be a success in all that he attempted. Brigade Supply Officer 1; Rifle Team 4,3,2.1; Catholic Acolytes 3,2,1; Newman Forum 3,2; Debate Council and Forum 2,1; Russian Club 4,3,2; Camera Club 3; Art Club 3,2; Outdoor Sports Club 2.1; Hi Fi Club 4,3.2; Handball Club 2; Rifle Club 3.2.1; Sheet Club 3.2; Shi Club 4.2.1. ROBERT GRANTHAM HARRELL E-2 Bobby Carlsbad, New Mexico Those who knew Bobby — and everyone did — have experienced a feeling of sincere and lasting friendship; those who worked with him have felt his confidence, forcefulness, and efficiency; those who joked with him have found wit and humor; those who have stood behind him have been dazzled. Regimental Supply Officer 1; Cross Country 4.3,2; Track 4,3; Class Committee 3,2,1, Treasurer 1; Ring and Crest Committee 4,3,2,1; Public Relations Council 3,2,1, Presi- dent; Sunday School Teacher 4,3,2; Debate Council and Forum 4.3.2,1; Pointer 4,3,2; Glee Club 1; Outdoor Sports Club 4,3,2, Vice President 1. Mar . ' tveryliiii chaN SM ' » " ' WesiPoi ofajw Tlisll more " x any to iiifim I iftrli Ck Four yei Iherecan mil put Willi all h kiiM I ifsrliCk ( I — - 376 H MARSHALL EVAN HARRINGTON Marsh F-2 Wevertown, New York Marsh, friendly to all and well known by most, has definite ideas on how everything should be run. During winter he can be found on the most challenging parts of the ski slopes. On weekends he is seldom seen without a drag, and during the week he has been known to take a minute in the rack. Sergeant I: Ski Team 4,S,2,I. Captain 2.1 : Ordnance Club 3; Howitzer 4,3,2,1; Special Program Committee 4; Ski Club 4.3.2.1: Ski Patrol 4.3.2.1. ROBERT FRANK HARRIS C-2 Boh Jacksonville, Alabama West Point took away his D.A. and levis, but " Razzle " never lost his love of a good time. Between trips to Flirty, Bob found time to rise from the " D " " list to the Dean ' s List, but never did let academics interfere with his more " serious " pastimes. His warm smile and cold determination should carry him far in the Army. Sergeant I; Debate Council and Forum I; Russian Club 3,2: Pointer 4,3: Outdoor Sports Club 3,2; Pistol Club 3,2. GEORGE ALEXANDER HARTFORD, Jr. D-2 Jay Mt. Clemens, Michigan Four years ago Jay declared war on the T.D. After several pitched battles there came an armed truce, but in the event of any outbreak of hostilities, we ' ll put our money on the boy from Detroit. Everything he did, he did with all he had. His constant good humor has made its mark on all of us. Sergeant 1; Swimming 4, Numerals 4; Howitzer 4,3,2,1: Camera Club 2,1; Outdoor Sports Club 2.1: Ski Club 3.2.1; Water Polo Club 4. 11 378 DAVID AINSWORTH HASTINGS F-2 Pup Washington, D.C. Although he wasn ' t quite recognizable after Beast, Pup eventually got his uniforms altered and dove into Cadet life. With a natural ability in the gym, an insatiable curiosity in academics, and a growl at the English Department, he has wielded his way through the Academy with the same fine record he is bound to achieve in the future. Training Sergeant I; Gymnastics 4,3,2,1; Debate Council and Forum 4,3; Portuguese Club 4,3,2; Gvnunislics Club 2.1; Handball Club 4; Pistol Club 4. WILLIAM ERNEST HATHAWAY I-l Giiillaiime McLean. Virginia Bill ' s one big ambition is to become a later-day Spinoza. After a spec- tacular display of broken-field running (in broken Russian) through the Language Department, it was all downhill. Bill ' s keen sense of humor, his catholic (with a small c) tastes, and his ability to befriend anything will hold I-l ' s smoking fencer in good stead throughout his career. Sergeant I; English Literature Seminar 3,2,1; Debate Council and Forum 4,3.2,1; Rus- sian Club 3,2; Fencing Club 4,3,2; Pistol Club 3; Skeet Club 2. WILLIAM LYTLE HEIBERG Bill West Point, New York Few will forget Bill ' s four full years of contribution. He willingly accepted whatever he was called upon to do, and continually achieved excellence. Whether with the Glee Club at Steuben ' s or with more serious activities. Bill ' s understanding won the respect of all. He shall always stand as a testament to a great tradition. Regimental Adjutant 1, Corporal 2; Stars 3,2; Squash 4, Numerals 4; Class Commit- tee 3,2,1, Cla. ' rs Historian I; Public Relations Council 3,2; Chapel Chimers 4,3,2,1; Cadet Chapel Choir 4,3,2,1; Debate Council and Forum 4,3,2,1; Howitzer 4,3; Glee Club 4,3,2,1, Secretary 2, Cadet in C barge I; .Automobile Committee Chauman I; SCUSA 4,3,2,1, Chairman I. mmsoM 1 ' ' l t m FRANK LAWRENCE HEIKKILA C-2 Heck Westfield. New Jersey The world after graduation holds no obstacles for Larry. Endowed with the attributes of ability, determination, and a competitive spirit, he has done well as a cadet. Characterized by understanding, cheerfulness, and trust, he has been well liked by all who knew him. Certainly he will be a success in any field he chooses. Battalion Supply Officer I: Stars I: Cross Country 4: Swimming 4.). 2,1. Numerals 4, Monogram 3: Debate Council ami Forum 4J,:.I : Dialectic Society 4.3; Glee Club 4: Handball Club 4.3.2.1: Skeet Club 4.3.2. CHARLES NORMAN HEIMAN Chuck F-1 Honolulu, Hawaii Chuck came to us from Alexandria, Virginia but apparently the climate was too cold for he claims Honolulu as his home. Despite occasional drawn out battles with the academic department. Chuck could be found every weekend at the Weapons Room and even managed a few weekends to New Jersey. His personality and ability will carry him far. Sergeant I: Cadet Chapel Choir 4,3.2,1: Camera Club 4,3,2,1, President 1; Outdoor Sports Club 2: Hi Fi Club 2,1: Chess Club 4; Pistol Club 4,3,2,1: Ski Club 2,1. PETER DAVID HEIMDAHL Pete L-1 Litchfield, Minnesota It wasn ' t Pete ' s fault if you couldn ' t understand him when he passed out the poop, but we all loved him anyway. His experience in the Glee Club gave him the title of Star singer in the L-1 Evil Spirits even though he couldn ' t remember the words. But, he remembered enough to become Regimental Adjutant and a star man to boot. Regimental .Adjutant 1: Stars 2.1: Cadet Chapel Choir 4.3.2.1: Dance Orchestra 3: Glee Club 4.3.2.1: KDET 4: Ski Club 2. nch Club 3.2,1: 379 GEORGE HENDERSON 1-2 George Atlanta. Georgia George was a swimmer who turned to the ski slopes and " brown boy " in his later years. Other activities ranged from losing exploratory parties on Constitution Island to finding recruits for the Corps at Duke. George has had both good and bad luck with New York models, but he excels at New Yorker parties. Sergeant I: Swimminf; 4,3, Niiiiierah 4, Monogram 3: Radio Club 2; Portuguese Club 3,2,1, Vice Presiilenl I: Special Pmgiam Commiilee 4; Camera Club 4,3,2: Hi Fi Club 2: Sailing Club 2: Ski Club 4,3,2,1: Ski Patrol I. BRUCE GORDON HERON G-2 Bruce Fort Belvoir, Virginia An Army brat from everywhere, Bruce came to the ski slopes of West Point via the ski slopes of Germany, bringing with him a ready smile, an easy manner, and an abundant knowledge. G-2 will miss Bruce ' s good humor, his determination and his spirit, but we are all confident that these will be carried throughout a happy and fruitful career. Sergeant I: Debate Council and Forum 2,1: German Club 4,3,2.1: Ski Club 4,3,2,1 : Ski Patrol 4,3,2,1. ROBERT MILNOR HERRICK Boh D-1 Alton, Illinois Bob ' s contributions to West Point know no bounds. No Pointer was com- plete without his artistic efforts. He will long be remembered for his luck on blind dates, a Hawaiian suntan, and a perennial grin. A hard-working " muckoid " bound for an infantry career, Bob ' s success is assured. Supply Sergeant I; Lacrosse 4,3,2; Astronomy Club 3: Pointer 4,3,2,1; Camera Club 3; An Club 4; Hi Fi Club 3; Sailing Club 4.3; Ski Club 4,3.2.1; Skin Diving Club 2,1. ' 380 DARRYL EDGAR HERSANT Darrvl Willimantic, Connecticut Darryl is a Connecticut Yankee whose guitar is always welcome at anv gathenng The grand style was always his. be it skiing ' orl inTo e en pr,e.u,, ,: S.,„u,,n, 4J.2.,; sk, Cluh 4.3,.,: Sk, PaUol 4.i.2.,: Wa,er Po,o M-1 West Point, New York DAVID WOODROW HIESTER, Jr. Jeep Jeep arrived at West Point with a jov.al attitude. Since then he L ' lost nothmg .n sp.te of his constant battles with the Academ.c Departn elt A great lover of skiing and travel.ng he will undoubtedly use h future tree ttme .n pursuit of these pleasures. Many of us will be loo n owrd to meeting him in future years. ' uiwara S ' C !;. VS ' ;;- ' ' - C " . : Ca,ner. CU„ 3: H. n Cu, .,■ HESTON WORSTAL HIGGINBOTHAM, III m 1 Skip ' ' ' ' " ' Medford Pines. New Jersey Skip, a true South Jerseyite, claims the " metropolis " of Medford Pines hive " Z% v " ' " ' " ° ' " ' " " " " S-- ' ° ' d° his best at an time Terb red hy r fr- r " ' ' - ' ' ' — - ' - " ' «- 381 f PRINGLE PAT HILLIER F-2 Pal Bayshore. New York The last old fashioned cavalry charge has not been made yet. The army waits for Pat Hillier to strap on his pistols and lead it. Few people can match him in dash and enthusiasm, whether it be on the Lacrosse field, in a barrack ' s bull session, in Military Art class, or in his choice of women. Platoon Leader I: Lacrosse 4.3,2: English Lileralure Seminar 2: French Chih 4,3: Outdoor Sports Club 3,2. HOWARD DALE HIMES I-l Dale Pennington, New Jersey Four years ago the Garden State sent Dale to the Hudson Valley and since then he has fought occasional battles with women, the " T.D., " and academics. Never one to get in a rut, his individual approach to his many activities will stand him in good stead. Cheerfulness and enthusiasm will be his calling card wherever he goes. Sergeant I: Soccer 4: Pistol 4,3,2.1: Howitzer 4,3,2.1: Glee Club 4,3,2: Pistol Club 4,3,2.1: Rifle Club 4. RONALD DICKERSON MINES D-2 Hiney Amarillo, Texas Born in the middle of a cyclone in the panhandle of Texas, Hiney (the Tornado) Hines was just made to order for plebe year. Whether or not he ate grass to supplement his plebe diet is still to be proven — anyway, our little whirlwind blew into the " Country Club " on a cloud of Texas dust and hopped off. Sergeant 1: Swimming 4: Gymnastic 4.3,2.1: Camera Club 4.3.2.1: Outdo 4: Mule Rider 3,2.1: French Club 4.3: Howitzer Sports Club 3: Handball Club 1. 382 fkft Be wM an intense many a ji to do the fjii S«|(i (lit Cbif ftJUS, miEJ Heiky kai one ol 111 oiislacles Herliy ini forget kis ftooM u fU.I.M, mil »it|y »bever CHARLES B. HODELL Chuck I-l Pomona. California The world of Chuck Hodell revolves around three poles; leave, girls, and an intense love of " the system. " His escapades have borne the brunt of many a joke from the more heartless members of I-l. There are few among his friends who do not respect his diligent attitude and readiness to do the job that no one else wants. First Sergeant 1: Cross Country 4: Hop Commttfee 3,2,1; Catholic Acolytes 1: Cath- olic Choir 4,3,2; Newman Forum 3,2,1; Debate Council and Forum 4; Russian Club 4,3; Bugle Notes I; Dialectic Society 4.3: Ski Club 3,2,]. WALTER WILLIAM HODGE G-2 Herky Tucson, Arizona Herky has come a long way since the good old prep school days. The only one of the " boys ' to get any rank, Herky has had to overcome many obstacles in his road to success. Deprived of shaking out his old rug, Herky turned his attention to frequent trips to the roof. We will never forget his unmatched wit. Platoon Leader I; Gymnastics 4,3,2,1: Spanish Chih 3,2,1: Howitzer 4; Sailing Club 3,2; Sheet Club 3,2. HAROLD H. HODGES Humpy C-1 Paris, Texas The author of our class motto came to West Point planning to let everyone know what a Texan could do. Football season found Hampy impressing the coaches with his 60 yard punts. Despite his frequent, boisterous laugh, and witty comeback for almost any remark, Hamp was a hard worker whenever there was a job to be done. Platoon Leader I; Football 4,3,2,1; Track 4; Class Committee 3,2,1; Sunday School Teacher 3; Portuguese Club 4. 383 tf m ALBERT HENRY HOKINS H-2 l Clifton, New Jersey Second only to the Marshall Plan was the " Hokins Care Package Plan. " Over the years " The Hoque " lightfootedly outran the OPE, craftly eluded the " TD, " and kept the class informed on current A, B, and C squad OAO ' s. The little round man of the lost 50 ' s became a legend in his own time when he coined the phrase, " I may not look like Brando, but my Harley ' s got more horses than his. " Sergeant 1: Cadet Chapel Choir 2.1: Sunday School Teacher 4.3.2; Radio Club 2: Debate Council and Forum 4.3: German Club 3.2.1: Howitzer 4. BRUCE PETER HOLMBERG C-1 Bruce St. Paul. Minnesota Bruce wandered in from the Army Prep school and has since proven his ability — at what is yet to be determined. Rafer loved good times and was usually found leading the wildest parties the Ben Franklin has ever known, from under the table. At graduation many of us will know that Bruce deserved not only his own diploma, but ours — without his " poop " sessions we would never have made it. Brigade Training Officer I. Corporal 2: Swimming 4. Numerals 4: Lacrosse 3; Track 2.1: Hop Committee 4.3,2.1; Debate Council ami Forum 2; French Club 4; Camera Club 3; Hi Fi Club 4: Stars 3,2. QUINTON HOLTON, II A-1 Qtiincv Lewisburg. North Carolina After one year of nuclear engineering. Quinton decided to leave the mys- terious depths of civilian life. He displays an infinite amount of energy which can get him up at 0445 for intramurals. " Quincy " is sure to be a success in whatever he does, provided he stays away from social sciences and is able to adopt a middle name. Sergeant I; Gymnastics 4; Debate Council and Forum 4.1: KDET 1: Fencing Club 4,3,2,1; Pistol Club 3.2,1: Ski Club 3.2.1; Bridge Club 4.3.2.1: Public Informa- tion Detail 4.3.2.1. 384 ) ROLAND R. HOLZ Ronnie L-1 New York, New York Everybody who knows Rollo recognizes him ;is a real buddy. Whether coaching yearhng physics or walking the area, his smile was never far away. He is a true " hive, " with maximum output from minimum input. His only enemies were Social Sciences and English. Card sharking, lifting weights, long distance phone calls: that ' s Rollo, a man of many friends. Sergeanl I: Catholic Choir 4,3,2,1; Debate Council ami Forum 4.3; Oeniian Chih 2; Dialeclic Society 4: Glee Cliih 4,3,2: KDET 4,3: Camera Chth 4: Pistol Club 3. EARL CAMPBELL HORAN, Earl Jr. M-2 Marion, Alabama Calhoun with an inevitable grin and his hat rakishly perched is one of the best known men in our class. Undaunted by the academic or tactical de- partments, he hazed them throughout his cadet career. Although most at home with a guitar in his hands. Earl possesses the ability to be a success in any field of endeavor. Sergeant I; Football 4,3: Track 4,3.2,1: Cross Coimtiy ; Cadet Chapel Choir 4,3: Sunday School Teacher 4,3,2: Spanish Club 4,3,2: Glee Club 4,3,2,1 : Rocket Society I, Secretary I. PAT C. HOY, II Pat I-l Hamburg, Arkansas Pat has mastered well the ordeals of cadet life. A native of some outpost in Arkansas called Hamburg, he has his own private girl-of-the-month file which includes debutantes, army brats, and even an actress. He is definitely one of the top leaders within the Corps and will be an asset to the big guns of the artillery. Company Commander I: Sniinniing 4,3,2: Sunday School Teacher 4,3,2,1; Spanish Club 3,2; Bugle Notes 4,3,2,1, Editor 1; Dance Orchestra 4,3,2,1, Secretary 2; Dialectic Society 4; Camera Club 3; Hi Fi Club 4,3,2,1. 385 ) -jfc xs GEORGE MICHAEL HRICZ Rickctts L-1 Manville, New Jersey A rare fellow of many gifts, George was most often a hive, always a " muckoid, " an athlete, and a lover. He is most outstanding for handball wins, writing letters. Lone Ranger music, and a million friends. It looks like Airborne, Ranger, Infantry for Ricketts. Happy birthday to the unit that ' s lucky enough to grab up L-l ' s Spartan. BaltaUon Adjiitant I: 150 Pound Football 4.3.2; Class Commillcc I: Public Intorma- lion Derail 4.3.2.1; Catholic Choir 4,3.2,1; Debate Council and Forum 2.1; Spanish Club 4.3,2; Triathlon Club 2; Howitzer 4.3,2.1; Pointer 3; Handball Club 4,3,2,1, Secretary 2, President I . KENNETH LEE HRUBY F-1 Rube Tacoma, Washington Keeping his " A " pin in circulation was Rube ' s most pressing problem, but he did manage to get on the wrong side of the academic departments in his copious free time. His abundant sense of humor and his love of the service life will carry him on a long and happy career. Platoon Leader 1; Football 4,3,2,1; Track 4; Hop Coininitiec 4,3,2,1; Debate Council and Forum 3,2; Dialectic Society 4,2,1; Glee Club 4,3,2,1; Camera Club 4,3,2,1; Hi Fi Club I; Ski Club 4,3,1. TALBERT W. HUGHES Tal H-2 Atlanta, Georgia Through his genuinely humble manner he lived every day in patience, yet always accepted willingly any opportunity to help any of us. Aggressive, unobtrusive, dependable, and possessing an extremely high sense of duty and devotion, he accepts life and people as they are. His admirable char- acter will undeniably remain among us all " Memoria en Aeterna. " Sergeant I; Debate Council and Forum 4,3,2; derman Club 4,3,2,1 ; Special Program Committee 4; Outdoor Sports Club 1; Hi Fi Club 3; Pistol Club 3,2,1; Ski Club 3,2,1. 386 L-l » iersey im a landbai li looks ih( unii Inierm- ipmh 911.1)111 sin his GARY R. HYDE Gary M-1 Holdenville. Oklahoma " Out of the pad, Hyde " could he heard in Gary ' s room each of his four years at West Point. You could always find him in front of his Hi Fi. at Corps Squad or sacked, but his " Golden Horseshoe " worked and he stayed a first section man. He had a strong aversion to drill but a great attraction to shiny buttons. Company Commander I: Soccer 4.J, : tVresrlinn 4,. .2.l: Debate Council and Forum 3.2; Howitzer 4J.2.I: Camera Club 3; Pointer 3.2: Hi Ft Club 3; Handball Club I: Ski Club 2: Bridge Club 2,1. Treauirer I. JAMES DEXTER JACKSON C-2 Jim Lyndonville, Vermont Jack came to the Point from stern New England, a favorite son of Ver- mont. Anything but stern himself, he has added a smile and helping hand to all his endeavors. A good man to have behind you on the fields of friendly strife, his contributions to the C-2 intermurder teams were con- siderable. Training Sergeant I; Honor Committee 2,1; Mathematics Forum 2; Debate Council and Forum 4,3.2.1; French Club 3,2; Skeet Club 3.2; Ski Club 4.3.2,1; Bridge Club 3.2. RICHARD KENT JACKSON B-2 Dick Atlanta, Georgia Dick came to WooPoo because, " What ' s good enough for Lee is good enough for me. " Representing the Southland ' s finest, Dick treated aca- demics like an extra-curricular activity, spent his time pulling his class- mates through the WGR ' s. and annually collected his stars. After all is said and done, it ' s easily seen: Had Jackson been there, Sherman would have never taken Atlanta. Executive Officer 1; Stars 3,2.1; Squash 4; Honor Cotntnitlee 2,1; Catholic Acolytes 3,2.1; Newman Forum 3.2.1; Radio Club 4.3.2.1. 387 ROBERT LOUIS JANOSKA Janosk H-1 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania The little man with his big guitar never failed to keep everyone in high " Spirits. " Though three inches taller than Napoleon, he never felt that his extra height would hamper him from achieving equal greatness. Though little in stature, we will always remember his big heart, his continuous smile, and his never ending friendship. Sergeant 1: Cross Coiiniry 4; Cadet Chapel Choir 4.3,2,1: Debate Council and Fonim 4,3,2,1: Dialectic Society 4,3,2,1: Glee Clith 4,3,2,1: Special Program Committee 4: Art Club 1. JOHN JOSEPH JAVA JJ I-l Lancaster. New York One of those boys from Syracuse, Java brought with him to West Point a great personality. He managed to stay one point ahead in that game with the Academic department but had no trouble being one of the " spooniest " of the lot. I-l and " 61 will remember John as a good friend and a great roommate. Platoon Leader 1: Newman Forum 3,2: French Chih 3,2: Sailing Club 4. JAMES ELWARD JENZ Jim Ripon, Wisconsin The " Land of Ripon Cookies " lost a good man when Jim cast his lot with us. Possessing a keen mind, he quickly moved to the fore of the class in academics. Not one to confine himself to the classroom, Jim was equally adept at sinking a winning putt, scoring a slam in bridge, or harmonizing over a beer in Steuben ' s. Executive Officer I, Corporal 2: Stars 3,2,1: Golf 4,3,2,1, Numerals 4: Navy Star 2, Captain 1; Mathematics Forum 2: German Club 4,3,2: Howitzer 4,3,2: Glee Club 2,1: Handball Club I: Parachute Club 1. 388 H-1 «lvaiiia » liigk Ihatkis iiimioiis ' fonm Yorl; Point a me wi ooniesi " a grtal Bconsin loiwiih ionizing JOHN CLAYTON JONES A-1 John Ogden, Utah Clay was the " Ego Rep " for A-1, having acquired the position when his classmates discovered that he kept a colored portrait of himself on his desk. Always ready to discuss anything, particularly religion. Clay would al- ways be found helping his classmates with their academic problems. By virtue of fine mind and education. Clay always had his studies buffaloed. Supply Seriieaiu 1; English LiU ' ralnre Si ' ininar 2; Slars 2: (icrtnan Cluh 4,3,2; KDET 2. JOHN EDWARD JONES 1-2 Eddie Bowling Green, Kentucky 1-2 ' s Jack Kramer from the white lightnin ' country of Kentucky kept his classmates in stitches during the past 4 years. Kindheart and his cohorts almost took Ed with them during our plebe year, but our conscientious Lochinvar went charging after the P.E, and Academic Departments with the greatest of fervor. After 3 years of typical West Point restraint. Ed suddenly blossomed forth as a swingin " character. Sergeant I: Radio Cluh 3; Piiriuvucsc ( liih 3.2: KDET 4. GEORGE ALFRED JOULWAN K-1 George Pottsville, Pennsylvania George came to the Corps courtesy of Pottsville, Pennsylvania. He literally stood out from his classmates from the start. On the bayonet course George copped first place honors, demonstrating early in the game the aggressiveness which he was to later display on the football field. This drive and determination is certain to insure him success in any future endeavors. Plalooii Leader I: Focilhall 4.3,. Athletic and Recreation Officer 3,2 Haskethatl 4,3: Class Committee 3,2,1, Clas Gennaii Cluh 4.3.2.1: Ski Cluh 4. 389 t JOHN LUTHER KAMMERDIENER John G-2 Alice, Texas John ambled up from the Lone Star State and proceeded to demonstrate that although Texas may not produce the biggest of everything, they cer- tainly produce the best. Dumbo ' s greatest sport other than his exploits on the obstacle course, PFT, and rope, was hazing the academic department in which he got his Major " A " three years running. Ballalioii Commander I: Stars 3,2,1 : Gymnastics 4,3,2,1 , Numerals 4. Minor " A " and Navy Star 3,2,1; Mathematics Forum 3, Debate Council and Forum 4,3,2; Spanish Chib 4,3,2; Gymnastics Club 2.1; Camera Club 3; Art Club 2,1; Model Airplane Club 3; Sailinx Club 3; Skeet Club 2,1; Bridge Club 3,2. JOHN BRENNAN KAMPFER F-2 Jack Albany, New York Jelly Bean was the dark horse of F-2. How many saw, behind that disarm- ing smile, the determination to achieve those plebe-year goals; Dean ' s List, A-Squad, and Lieutenant ' s Stripes. But most important, he attained his goals while sacrificing neither friendship nor relaxation. ... A weekend in New York could not be a success without tipping a few with Jack. Platoon Leader 1; Squash 4,2.1; Tennis 3,2; Catholic Acolytes 3,2,1; Spanish Club 4,3,2,1; Howitzer 3,2; KDET 4; Camera Club 3; Hi Fi Club 3; Bridge Club 3. ROBERT JAMES KEE H-2 Boh Burlington, Massachusetts Quiet, studious. Bob was a good example of the reformation of H-2. Four years of participation in pistol has occupied most of his free time. He is one of those who will depart from West Point into a married life. His calm approach to problems will serve him well in what he faces. Platoon Leader 1; Pistol Team 4,3,2,1; Radio Club 4,3,2; Debate Council and Forum 1; French Club 4,3,2,1; Camera Club 4,3: Pistol Club 4.3.2.1; Ski Club I. 390 - iiiiUI JOHN A. KEMP D-2 Aldie Mullens, West Virginia Four years ago he came down from the hills of West Virginia, determined to civilize the world. Although Aldie may not have " civilized " us all to the extent he would have wished, he has undeniably enriched us all. His ability to say the most unlikely thing at the most unlikely time has cheered our dullest moments. Sergeant 1; Debate Council and Forum 4,3; French Club 4,3; Howitzer 4,3,2,1. Assistant Advertising Manager I; Pointer 4; Dialectic Society 4; Special Program Committee 4; KDET 4,3,2.1, Supply Officer 2, Vice President 1; Outdoor Sports Club 2,1; Pistol Club 3,2; Rifle Club 3,2; Sailing Club 3.2; Ski Club 4,3; Bridge Club 1. HENRY JAMES KENNY K-2 Hank Chicago, Illinois Hank started out his cadet career in debt to the English Department sixty- seven tenths, but he fought his way out. His two favorite hobbies were Russian and the " sack, " and he devoted equal time to each. Always a loyal and true friend. Hank will be a credit to his country in any way he chooses to serve it. Sergeant 1; Newman Forum 3,1; Debate Council and Forum 2; Russian Club 3,2,1, Vice President 1; Ski Club 2,1; Rocket Society 3. ROBERT HARGREAVES KEWLEY HI Boh Prospect Park, Pennsylvania A keen eye and a blazing fast ball wrote Bob ' s name in several Academy Record Books and earned for him the title " H-l ' s Mr. Corps Squad. " He led the fullest of schedules, but always had time for all of his many friends. Small in stature but big in heart is the way we will all remember the " Bullet. " Platoon Leader I; Rifle 4,3.2; Baseball 4.3.2.1; Track 1; Ring and Crest Commit- tee 4.3.2.1; Public Relations Council I; Cadet Chapel Choir 4.3.2.1; Debate Coun- cil and Forum I; Howitzer 4,3.2; Camera Club 4,3,2.1 ; Outdoor Sports Club 2; Hi Fi Club 3; Pistol Club 3,2; Skeet Club ' 4,3; Ski Club I; Plebe Christmas Publication 4; Mortar Editor 3, 391 t JOHN JOSEPH KILKENNEY Klik M-1 New York. New York A year of military service already behind him. Klik arrived with all the luck of the " Irish. " With this luck he has beaten the academic departments at their own game, while maintaining a wonderful sense of humor. His ability to pitch in on difficult tasks has won him many lasting friends for his future career in the Army. Sergeant I: Cuiholic Acohu ' s 4; Calholic Choir 3.2. 1: Poriin ' iiew Cliih 3.2,1; Camera Club 3: Hi Fi Club 3: SKi Club 4.1: Public lujorinaiion Deiail 4.3.2.1. WILLIAM TERRY KIRKPATRICK Kirk G-1 Gainesville, Florida Terry, an army brat but a confirmed Floridian. was one of those rare cadets who managed to keep smiling through Beast and for the next four years as well. His conscientious, determined and efficient nature made him an asset to the Corps of Cadets: and his quiet manner and ability to make friends will be remembered by all. Sergeant I: Lacros. e 4,3: Siintlay School Teacher 4.3.2.1: Radio Club 4.3.2.1: Dialectic Society 3,2,1, Choreographer 2,1; Camera Club 4.3.2: Hi Fi Club 4,3,2.1: Ski Club 4.3.2,1: Bridge Club 4,3.2,1. RICHARD GEORGE KNOBLOCK Kiiohbx L-2 Wantash. New York Athlete, scholar, leader. Stars on his collar, six stripes and major A " s all prove the point. Hailing from Long Island, Knobby made immediate friends with everyone. A certain Southern Belle and his " brown boy " have been his inspiration. Rich is a true star man in all he does. We are proud to know him as a classmate and friend. His future is a cloudless sky. . . . Regimental Commander 1: Stars 3,1; Football 4.2.1: Track 4.3.2.1: Public Relation!: Council I; Cadet Chapel Choir 4,3,2,1; Sunday School Teacher 2; Debate Council and Forum !; Pointer 4,3; Glee Club 3,1; Ski Club 2. 392 a GEORGE COLEMAN KOPCSAK B-1 Kope Ravenswood. West Virginia Straight from the hills of West Virginia and the hands of USMA football scouts, Kope came to us with a football in one hand and a guitar in the other. After five trips to ward 3, USAH, he has to lay aside the pigskin, but from cadet to officer, Kope ' s aggressiveness, dedication, enthusiasm, and initiative will carry him far. Sergeant I: Football 4.3,2: Chapel Acolytes 3.2.1: Dehate Council and Fonini 3: Spanish Club 4.3,2.1: Astronomy Club 3.2: Handball Club 3.2: Rocket Socie ty 2. BRUCE ROGER KOVAC 1-2 Ivan Flushing, New York The fair-haired lad of 1-2 spent his first three years as a confirmed bache- lor, but jaunts through Europe during first class summer changed that. Nobody will forget the initial engagement of his campaign in the Aca- demic Wars when he completely baffled the English Department with his suaveness and finesse, emerging victorious in one of the storybook finishes of 57. Sergeant 1: Baseball 4: Dehate Council and Forum 4.3.2: Russian Club 4.3.2: Outdoor Sports Club 1: Scoutmasters 1. ALVIN WEBSTER KREMER F 1 Webb Arlington, Virginia Webb came to West Point hailing frat life. General Lee. and the W-L bop. His hobbies included weekend " dragging. ' " saving for a Mercedes Benz, a passion for General Rommel, and a weekly losing battle with the laundry. After four years behind these happy walls. Webb will certainly find a successful career as a future armor file. Training Sergeant I: Gymnastics 4: Debate Council and Forum 4.3.2.1: French Club 4,3; Dialectic Society 3,2: Camera Club 3,2,1: Outdoor Sports Club 1: Hi Fi Club 4,3,2,1; Pistol Club 3,2; Ski Club 2,1. d J EUGENE F. LA BORNE, Jr. C-1 Geno West Hempstead, New York Lover of fine food and drink, and one young lady, Geno came from the land of Jones " Beach. He was usually found crawling out from under the sawdust at the high jump pit or wrapped up in his " brown boy. " An exceptional athlete, his success is insured by his friendly smile and excep- tional abilities. Battalion Comiuaiider I, Corporal 2; Football 4, Numerals 4; Track 4,3,2.1, Major A 4,3,2,1: Cross Country 3,2,1: Class Committee 3,2,1, Vice President 3,2,1; Cath- olic Acolytes 2,1: Newman Forum 3,1 : French Club 4,3; Camera Club 3. BRUCE THOMAS LAMMERS Bruce G-1 Baxter Springs, Kansas Bruce, who hails from far off Kansas, has found many lasting friendships throughout the Corps with his dry sense of humor and good natured manner. Bruce was always a good man to have at a party and seldom missed one. Although easy-going, Bruce is a conscientious worker who will be a credit to his chosen profession. Sergeant I; Debate Council and Forum 4; Russian Club 4,3,2,1: Astronomy Club 3; Hi Fi Club 3: Handball Club I; Pistol Club 4,3,2,1; Sailing Club 3; Skeel Club 3; Ski Club 4,3.2,1; Bridge Club 2,1; Rocket Society 4,3,2,1; Russian Glee Club 4,3. DUDLEY C. Deac LANCASTER M-1 Clovis. New Mexico Arriving from the Texas-New Mexico area, Deac soon became well known for his easy-going Southwestern manner, a 10 gallon hat, cowboy boots, and a genuine calf skin tie. Second Class year he accepted the Lord Jesus Christ, and now the Deacon ' s life is " blessed with new power and mean- ing. " (Roman. ' ! 8:28) Platoon Leader 1. Corporal 2; Gymnastics 4, Numerals 4: Ring and Crest Commit- tee 4,3,2,1; Sunday School Teacher 4,3,2,1, Assistant Training Officer I; Ordnance Club 3; Radio Club 4,3,2,1, Secretary 1; Debate Council and Forum 4,3.2,1; Span- ish Club 4,3,2,1: Dialectic Society 4.3,2,1; Special Program Committee 4,3.2.1; Camera Club 4,3: Hi Fi Club 4,3,2. . 94 i DONALD EDWARD LANDRY Don F-2 Athol. Massachusetts Whether it be a friend in need or a job requiring immediate and expert attention, Don was always there to fill the assignment. He was known for his mature, well rounded personality and could always be counted on for a few laughs at any gathering. He is without a doubt one of the most out- standing men of our class. Regimental Training Officer 1, Corporal ?; Soccer 4; Debate Council and Forum 3.2.1; German Clith 4.3.2: Howitzer 4,3,2; Glee Club 1; Handball Club 2; Water Polo Club 3; SCUSA I; Mortar 3; Bazooka 2. JOHN WINSLOW LAWRENCE, Jr. Jack A-2 Farmington, New Hampshire Jack stepped from the gay life of college frats into the frenzy of Beast Barracks with true cosmopolitan ease. Since academics and the T.D. of- fered no great obstacles, he sought the challenges of the Ski Team and wild choir trips. A friend of the Corps, Jack ' s genuine smile and warm person- ality will always be welcome in any group. Platoon Leader 1, Corporal 2; Ski Team 3.2.1, Monogram 2,1; Cadet Chapel Choir 4,3,2.1; Spanish Club 4,3; Ski Club 4,3,2,1, Supply Officer 3; Bridge Club 2. THOMAS EUGENE LEECH L-1 Tiger Estill Springs, Tennessee Of Washington it is said that he was " First in war, first in peace, and first in the hearts of his countrymen. " Of Leech it ' s said " First in war, first in peace, and first in the pad. " Yes, our boy Tom is the only man in the history of dear USMA to ever break into the hospital with bedsores. But he ' s ours, and we ' re proud to have him. Sergeant 1; Sunday School Teacher 4,2; Debate Council and Forum 1; Spanish Club 4,3,2; Astronomy Club 3; Special Program Committee 3; Camera Club 3; Skeet Club 3,2; Ski Club 3,2. m k 395 BARNWELL INGRAM LEGGE Barnie 1-2 Chevv Chase. Maryland Brutus referred to B.I. when he said " Let not our looks put on our pur- poses, " for it was not until the last year that we learned of Barnie ' s excep- tionally keen wit. More obvious were his friendliness and dependability, which were tops. After a " rat " and a " plebe " year, militarily he was almost Prussian. Socially — well, one word describes him: Continental. Executive Officer I. Corporal 2: Squash 4; Class Commillee 3,2,1; French Club 3.2. CONWELL BARRY LEINBACH Connie B-2 Shillington. Pennsylvania Connie, our company philosopher, was always ready with a sympathetic word for those with problems. After taps parties were his specialty during which he could expound to others on intellectual subjects as well as enter- tain with his delightful sense of humor. In spite of studies, he found time to become a fine trackman. This well-roundedness can only bring future success. Sergeant I; Track 4.3.2,1. Numerals 4, Monogram 3, Major A 2; Cross Country 2; Radio Cluh 3: Debate Council and Forum 4,3,2,1; German Club 3,1; Pointer 2; Dialectic Society 3,2.1; KDET 4; Scoutmasters Council 3; Ski Club 4,3,2,1; Bridge Cluh 3,2. EDWIN STERLING LELAND, Jr. D-1 Ed Arlington, Virginia A connoisseur of Paris night life, Ed has spent most of his leaves in that fair city, loving every moment of it. With his sense of humor and easy manner, he has also livened up many a quiet evening for those near him. In academics and all other aspects of cadet life, he has always done an outstanding job. Training Sergeant 1, Corporal 2; Saiiash 4; Hop Committee 2,1; Ring and Crest Com- mittee 4.3,2,1; Spanish Cluh 3; Sailing Club 3; Ski Cluh 3,2.1; Bridge Club 3. .W " .196 ■ 1 1-2 ttpiir. ' iicep. labiliiv. lii:. f ' JwS- GEORGE LENNIS LENHART Bear L-2 San Gabriel. California When Den entered the Academy, he brought some of that West Coast sun- shine along with him. Although a foot soldier at heart. Den could be found sailing the Hudson River on many afternoons. He had frequent battles with the academic departments but always emerged the victor. The only battle he ever lost was to the Mess Hall, where he was completely routed. Sergeant 1: Soccer 4.3,2; Wrestling 4,3: Baxehall 4; Class Committee 3,2,1; Public Relations Council 2,1; Catholic Acolytes 3,2,1; Catholic Choir 4,3; Debate Council and Forum 2,1; Russian Club 3; Handball Club 2,1; Sailing Club 4,3.2,1, President I. DONALD HUGH LEWIS Don E-2 Auburn. New York Donny ' s warm smile and sense of humor has brightened the grey wall of Hudson High for quite a while. After breaking the language barriers. Donny didn ' t " sweat for a minute " the T.D. or the A.D.. but rather turned his efforts to the ever present fields of friendly strife, where he was a top- notch performer. Sergeant I; Football 4,3, Numerals 4, Monogram 3: Baseball 4,2,1: German Club 3; Handball Club 3,2,1; Bridge Club 1. ROBERT ALLAN LIEBMAN M-1 Bob Rochester. New York Bob ' s athletic development and love of all sports have gained him great respect in the Corps, his most apparent strength being his Corps Squad wrestling. His keen interest in people was highlighted Cow summer by a trip to the Soviet Union. This sincerity will carry him far. Sergeant 1; Wrestling 4,3,2,1 , Monogram 3; Sunday School Teacher 4,3.2,1: Rus ' inn Club 4,3,2: Glee Club 3,2; Handball Club 2,1: Parachute Club 2,1. 397 i K 398 WALTER BATCHELOR LIGON, Jr. D-1 iVciIi Washington, DC. Being a Star Man, Brigade Boxing Champion, fullback on " A Squad " Soccer, and a leading actor in the 100th Nile Show, proves Walt does things in a big way. This is particularly true of his social life — just ask any one of the four girls he ' s pinned. Yet most important, he ' s the truest friend a cadet could have. Sergeant I: Soccer 4,3,2, Monogniiii 3,2: Maiheiiiaiic Debate Council and Foniin 4.3,2.1: Dialectic Society 2,1: Stars 3,2. Foniiii 2,1, President 1: Ski Cliih 2,1: SCUS.4 2,1; HENRY E Hank LILIENTHAL B-1 West Palm Beach, Florida Hank is truly one of the " company characters. " Noted for his seriousness, he is on a constant drive for self-improvement. In his four year tenure, he has improved himself, indeed. He is graduating a Star Man. With his ability to work hard and effectively, he should go a long way in the Engineers. Sergeant !: Swimming 4: Radio Cliih 4,3,2,1; Debate Council and Fonini 3,1: Span- ish Club 3,2,1; Rocket Society 2,1. DONALD MICHAEL LIONETTI K-2 Don New Milford, New Jersey When Don made the long trek from New Jersey, he brought to West Point two valuable assets — a keen sense of humor and the willingness to work hard. He could always be found in the center of any fun raising. Whenever anyone needed help, they found in Don a willing and capable worker. Executive Officer I, Corporal 2; Class Committee 3,2.1; Debate Council and Forum 3,2.1; Spanish Club 4,3; Bugle Notes 4,3,2,1. Circulation Manager 1; Hi Fi Club 2,1; Rocket Society 4,3,2.1. JAMES lAn FHa ' s and 1 h: Yankee ' believer i draflsli 5(f jmi forau J MOi DONAL Afiermii Ike rest Niei2ch( low f ■h JAMES LEROY LIVINGSTON John L-1 Sebring, Florida Florida ' s ambassador to reform the North, Jim arrived with a broad smile and a habit of expressing his " unbiased " Southern opinions with any Yankee who would argue with him. The fact that Jim was a staunch believer in the ways of the Academy was shown by the numerous " rough drafts " he wrote for the letters he posted. Sergeant 1; English Lileraiure Seminar I: Ordnance Cluh I: Dehare Council and Forum 4,3,2,1; Spanish Club 4,3,2.1: Astronomy Cluh 3.2: Outdoor Sports Cluh 2: Pistol Club 4; Sheet Club 2; Ski Cluh 4.3.2.1. DONALD VINCENT LOCKEY Don D-2 California Lafayetti After missing the first days of Beast Barracks. Don settled down and made the rest of his formations on time. His escapades with the " Tac " on Hallowe ' en, along with his congeniality, made life on the Hudson more pleasant. Although a " hive. " it was his interest in the likes of Plato and Nietzsche that amazed us all. Sergeant 1; Swimming 4, Numerals 4; Debate Council and Forum 4.2.1: Howitzer 4,3.2,1, Circulation Manager 1: Ski Club 3,2.1; Ski Patrol 2,1; Rocket Society 4.3. MICHAEL JOHN LOMBARDO Lorn F-2 Warren, Rhode Island Lom was one of the best liked men in the Corps. Always congenial and ready with a remark, he made friends easily, whether in the classroom or on the athletic field. His natural ability in both these areas made him stand out. He liked horizontal relaxation, but always rose to the situation when faced with a challenge. Sergeant 1; Catholic Acolytes 3.2,1; Newman For Sports Club 3; Handball Club 2.1. 3: Spanish Club 3,2.1; Outdoor 399 ■i JAMES F. X. LOORAM D.l ■ ' " " Long Island, New York Jim is one of those quiet types you don ' t hear about— but don ' t let that fool you. The redhead has kept a busy schedule— and anyone who re- calls the 100th Nite Show will remember his fine " impersonations. " And as for his Army career— after his showing in Germany in ' 60, we can be sure of a hard working contemporary. Sergeam I; Squash 4; Pistol 3: Calholic Acolytes 3.2.1: Catholic Choir 4 3 ' ' I ■ German Chih 4.3.1; Dialectic Society 4.3,2.1: Pistol Club 4.3,2.1: Ski Club 432 1- Parachute Chib 2. • ■ ■ . GARY REESE LORD K-j " ' ' Potsdam, New York With abundant energy and enthusiasm, Gary attacked all cadet problems — " dragging. " playing sports, having fun, writing letters, helping friends, studying quickly and effectively, sleeping, getting duties done— in such a manner to get all in. Applying his interests and abilities to an Army career will not be too difficult for Gary. Supply Sergeam I Corporal 2; Basketball 4,3.2, Manager 4.3,2: Debate Council and « " 7 tA , " ' ! ' ° ' n ' " " ■ " ' " ' " -• ' ■■ " ' ' " ' ' ' " ' " " ' " " 3: Skeet Club 3: Ski Club 4.3,2.1: Ski Patrol 4.3.2.1: Rocket Society 2; Ski Team 3,2.1. ALAN HENRY LUBKE D.j le Pope Farmington, Minnesota From the " Land of 10,000 Lakes, " came our friend with the " up before reveille " outlook on life. He was noted for the morale factor he added to intramural sports and the many hours he spent keeping the " poopsheets " flowing for four SCUSA conferences. He was well known for his ability to handle plebes and for his personal standards. Sergeant 1: Catholic Acolytes 3.2,1: Ne,vman Forum 3,2,1: Debate Council and Forum .f ' .U German Club 4,3.1: Dialectic Society 4.3,2,1: Camera Club 2.1: Ski Club 3,2,1: SCUSA 4,3,2,1. Chairman and Secretariat 1. 400 ■ p THOMAS JOHN LUND T.J. St. Paul. Minnesota Coming from the cold state of Minnesota, Tom ' s warm personality and subtle sarcasm will put him in good stead in any climate. Tom had fre- quent bouts with the Academic Department, but as in anything he tried, he always ended the victor. His quiet efTiciency has won the respect of all and will do much in assuring him a great career. Platoon Leader 1; Track 4; Lacross Choir 4,3; Debate Council and Foritt. Skeei Cliih I; Ski Club 4,3. • 3: Public Information Hetait 4,3,2: Catholic 4,3: Camera Club 3,2: Outdoor Sports Club I; JAMES FRANCIS LYNCH L-2 Patton Bellmawr, New Jersey Whether at academics, athletics, or having a good time, Jim always gives his best. Who can forget celebrating his birthdays with a dozen guys ' trying ' to throw him in the showers? He puts his heart into everything from " dragging " to inspecting the underside of his " brown boy. " Jim ' s enthu- siasm, quick wit, dependability, and genuine friendship will always be remembered and carry him to success. Sergeant I: Football 4,3,2,1, Numerals 4. Monogram 3,2: Wrestling 4,3,2, Numerals 4, Monogram 3: German (tub 4,3,2: Rocket Society 2. DAVID H. MACE Churchy L-1 Cincinnati, Ohio Whether using his head in soccer, or playing goalie in Lacrosse and look- ing like the turtle that gave him his name, " Churchy " was always a terror in intramurals. He was easy to live with and never known to sweat any- thing. Although he swore a female would never trap him, there are still those who don ' t believe him. Sergeant I; Ring and Crest Committee 3,2,1; Spanish Club 4,3,2: Dialectic Society 4: Fencing Club 4,3; Pistol Club 3,2: Ski Club 4,3,2,1. 401 JOHN HASSIA MACK Johnny D-1 Leavenworth, Kansas Johnny added to and made interesting for everybody whatever he par- ticipated in. Never known for an excessive amount of conforming while at West Point, he always did the novel. Nevertheless, this lanky Kansan was a good man to have on your side whether engaging in sports or just plain fun. The infantry is gaining a good field officer. Sergeant I: Hockey Manager 4,3: Catholic Choir 4,3: English Literature Seminar I; Spanish Ckih 3: Dialectic Society 3: Ski Chih 3,2.1. WILLIAM ARTHUR JACOB MACKIE G-1 Vilho — The Flying Finn Spencer, New York Bill came to West Point after spending two years at Albany State College. These years were not wasted, for Bill stood in the upper part of the class for four years. An excellent athlete with records in intramural cross country and all star intramural honors in football. Bill did indeed live up to the title, " The Flying Finn. " Sergeant 1: Wrestling 4,2,1, Numerals 4; Track 4: Cross Country 3: German Club 4.3,2.1: Camera Club 3: Hi Fi Club 3: Ski Club 3. JOHN RONALD MAC LEAN D-1 Mac Pueblo, Colorado On 2 July 1957 the Scotchman laid aside his boots and flyrod and became the happiest looking plebe in second company. Fresh from Oklahoma Uni- versity he pitched into everything with the same fervor and desire that characterize the MacLean clan. His lust for life and magnetic personality have won him a million friends. He ' ll go a long way. Platoon Leader I: Basketball 4: Lacrosse 4.3: Football 3, Monogram 3: English Lileraiure Seminar 2: Debate Council and Forum 4,3: Outdoor Sports Club 4,3,2,1; Sheet Club 4.3.2.1, Treasurer I: Ski Club 4,3,2, L 402 D-1 .Kansas Ik par- wliileai isan was Ki plain G-1 » York " oikge. le class I cross live up (« f W )nal0 JAMES LEE MADDEN J.J. M-2 Ottumwa, Iowa Jim came in plebe year after serving with the 77th Special Forces. After fighting off runts, he settled down to a three year reign as " King of the Flankers. " Jim varied like an algebra function from upper to lower sec- tions as his interest always remained fixed on the Wings, Tab, and Crossed Rifles — his goals. Training; Seraeanl 1, Corporal 2; Baskelhall 4,3; Debate Council and Forum 4,3.2,1; Russian Club 4,3; Pointer 3.2: Pistol Club 1; Ski Club 4,3,2,1; Parachute Club 2,1. WILLIAM LAWRENCE MADSEN C-2 B ill Detroit, Michigan Bill came from the Midwest after a try at civilian college. With his short haircut, his own special knack (?) for handling academics, his admirable love for his " brown boy, " and his " pro-drag " every weekend — another Detroiter — Bill will take with him the friendship of many. Sergeant 1; Track 4; Newman Club 3,2,1; Debate Council and Forum 2; French Club 4,3,2; Dialectic Society 3,2. THOMAS H. MAGNESS, III L-2 Tom Arlington, Virginia Tom will always be remembered as a loyal and enthusiastic member of the L-2 team. Often giving attention to the lighter side of things, he managed to keep us smiling in difficult times. Academics occasionally proved to be an obstacle, but Tom ' s slide rule functioned incessantly until " Cease Work " was given. Tom will prove to be an outstanding contribution to the Army. First Sergeant I; Rifle 4; Wrestling 3.2; Hop Committee 2.1; Catholic Acolytes 3.2.1; Catholic Choir 4; Newman Forum 2.1 ; Debate Council and Forum 2.1; French Club 4,3; Pointer 4,3,2; Pistol Club 3.2; Ski Club 4.3.2.1. 403 JOSEPH R, MAIO Greasy F-1 Chicago. Illinois Joe, of early morning alarm-clock fame, has never heard of the 24 hour day. In between appearances on the Dean ' s " other list, " he has found the time to try his hand at almost every Cadet activity from parachute land- ings in covv ' pastures to holographic exercises as our Pirene. The Dean will shake his head in wonder and praise on 7 June 1960. Executive Officer 1, Corporal 2; 150 lb. Football 4,3, Numerals 4: Class Coiniiiii- lee 3,2,1: Catholic Choir 4,3,2,1: English Literature Seminar 2: Debate Council and Forum 1: French Club 3,2: Pointer 3,2,1: Dialectic Society 4,3,2,1: Glee Club 4,3,2,1: KDET 4; Ski Club 4,3; Parachute Club 4,3,2,1: Safety Officer 3, Secretary I. GLYNN CLARK MALLORY, Jr. K-1 Mai Waterproof, Louisiana Glynn came to West Point from the farm; a true Southern Gentleman, athlete, and scholar. After absorbing the initial shock of Beast, Glynn continued to do his best in everything he took part. His capacity for work, his glowing friendship, and his moral fiber will make him well re- membered by the men of Kappa Uno. Platoon Leader I, Corporal 2: Track Manager 4,3,2: 150 lb. Football 2, Major ,4 Sunday School Teacher 3: Debate Council and Forum 4,3,2,1: Spanish Club 4,3 KDET 4: Caineia Club 3.2: Outdoor Sports Club 3,2,1: Sailing Club 3: Skeei Club 2 Chapel Usher 1 . PHILIP HALM MALLORY Phil B-2 Austin, Texas Being an Army Brat, Phil has lived in many places, but he prefers to claim Texas as his home state. He is one of those elite few who have been endowed with an unusual amount of intelligence as exemplified by his stars and mighty " poop " sessions. His intelligence, congenial manner, and determination insure him of success in his chosen profession. Platoon Leader 1 , Corporal 2: Soccer 4,3,2,1, Monogram 3,2: Swimming 4: Hop Com- mittee 4,3,2,1, Treasurer 1: Portuguese Club 4,3; Dialectic Society 4,3,2,1; Special Program Committee 2,1, Chairman 1; KDET 3; Hi Fi Club 4,3,2; Golf Club 4,3,2,1: Sailing Club 4,3: Ski Club 4,3: Bridge Club 3,2. : fi MICHAEL J. MALONEY F-2 Mouse New York, New York There isn ' t one member of the first class who doesn ' t know and hkc " Mouse. " For five years now we have all heard about Bobbie and this year, miracles never cease, she came up for the ring hop. Immediately Mouse slipped the old A pin on her and we are all expecting bigger things to come. Sergeant I; Outdoor Sports CItih .1: Skeel Club J.2: PIO Detail 3,2,1. JAMES CRAIG MANNING L-1 Big Jim Newton, Iowa " Big Jim " was from the corn state and a lover of the great Midwest. He spent most of his time since yearling year thinking of a certain Miss from the Midwest. Though he was often found in the pad, one could not classify him as a " padoid " even though his brown-boy did receive a great amount of his attention. First Sergeant I; Honor Comniitlec I: Cadet Chanel Choir 4,3,2,1: Debate Conned and Forum 4,3,2,1; Dialectic Society 4,3,2,1: Glee Club 4: Camera Chih 4.3: oil Club 4,3,2,1: Pistol Club 2; Sailing Club 4,3: Skect Club 4,3: Ski Club 4. MORRIS LEE MARSHALL Morrx L-2 Kokomo, Indiana Morry brought enough tales from the farm in Indiana and his year at Purdue to make himself the focal point of any discussion. Always a po- tential star man, Morry chose to spend that extra time coaching a less fortunate classmate or reading a novel. His understanding of others and decisive nature will be long remembered by those who knew him. Sergeant I: Radio Club 4: Debate Coiiitcd and Forum 4,3,2,1: Camera Club 4: Sailing Club 2,1: Bridge Club 3,2,1: B Squad Chapel Choir 4,3,2.1. 405 " V JACK McCONNELL MARTIN D-1 Jack Fort Blackmore, Virginia Jack ' s friendly nature and determination are his greatest attributes. The latter quality has helped him develop many new abilities. When not work- ing on the assemblage of hi fi equipment or lifting weights, he warred with the academic departments, finally winning a star for his B-robe. Smiling Jack ' s enthusiasm for any new challenge is sure to make him a successful leader. Sergeant I; Radio Club 4; Spanish Club 1; KDET 4; Camera Club 3.1: Hi Fi Club 4: Pistol Club 2: Ski Club 3,2: Weighilifling Club 4.3. JAMES SINCLAIR MATHISON Jim C-2 Prentiss, Mississippi Jim was the man to see to get on the right intramural team, the Rebel who would always enter a stirring conversation on the glorious Southland, or just the guy who would always help you out when you needed it. He will go far in his new career, taking with him the friendship of all that knew him. Platoon Leader 1. Corporal 2: Debate Council and Forum 4.3,2,1; German Club 3: Pointer 4.3: Ski Club 3: Rocket Society 2: Bazooka 2. Business Manager 2. Dmi Tteorigii occasioDS. Europe p PIlIM ill (kikik REYNOI m From the erous per cliarm, 1 1 few siei km where hmi ' i ( (mkicM 406 THOMAS DECKER MATSON F-2 TD Laurenceburg, Indiana " TD " and his Midwest heritage never allowed us to forget the section of the country from which he hailed. Those of us who really know him can never forget his ability to study as little as possible and still be immune from academic strife. His sincerity and drive make TD ' s success in his Army career inevitable. First Sergeant I; Russian Club 4.3; Howitrxr 4,3,2; Camera Club 2,1; Outdoor Sports Club 3; Fencing Club 3; Ski Club 4,3,2. s DONALI suits on til h. and , ( ' mm II m DOUGLAS FRANK MATTHEWS 1-2 Draiie Southfield, Michigan The original " slip stick " genius who works math problems in his head on occasions, oh so strange. A veteran soldier, he came, he saw, he conquered Europe playboy style. He lives for his R.A. commission, a ranger tape, and a pair of paratrooper boots. He will be a triple threat: airborne, ranger, infantry . . . soon it will be back to Europe. Platoon Leader I , Corporal 2: Dehale Council and Forum 4: French Club 3; Sailing Club I: Skeei Club JJ: Ski Club 3.2.1: Weightlitting Club 2.1. Stars I. REYNOLD MICHAEL MAUS Mick A-1 Paris, Arkansas From the hills of Arkansas Mick came and with him he brought a gen- erous portion of that famous Southern hospitality and feminine-fetching charm. The O.P.E. thought well of him, and the stars were always just a few steps away. Weekends usually found Mick on a trip or dragging: but wherever he was, there was a good place to be. Executive Officer I, Corporal 2; Pistol 4,3,2,1, Minor A 3,2.1: Football, B Squad 2: Catholic Acolytes 3.2.1: Newman Forum 3,2,1: German Club 4.3.2,1: Dialectic Society 4,3: Pistol Club 4.3.2.1: Skin Diving Club 4.3.2.1. President 1. DONALD LAWRENCE McBEE Don F-1 Rifle, Colorado Don came to us from Colorado Mountains so to him these highlands were nothing. Indeed, all during his time here, he excelled at everything offered in challenge. Rarely humble of mien, Don produced superior re- sults on the pistol range and Cadet life in general. It is an honor to know him, and will be a pleasure to serve with him. Battalion Adjutant I . Corporal 2: Pistol 4,3.2.1 . Minor .4 2. 2nd Team All-America 2. Captain 1: Russian Club 4,3,2: Camera Club 3,2: Pistol Club 4.3.2,1 : Supply Officer 2: Rifle Club 4; Ski Club 4,3: Rocket Society 4,3.2. 407 B jWAJJM m j JOSEPH JOHN McCANN, Jr. B-l Yonkers, New York Jay didn ' t use the usual methods of transportation to West Point — he swam. He stayed in the water, with rare interludes on dry land, his entire four years and never came close to going under. Spurred on by the affec- tion of his future partner, he easily conquered all obstacles in his path. Executive Officer 1, Corporal 2: Swimming 4,3,2,1, Numerals 4, Major A 3,2; Class Committee 3,2,1; Catholic Acolytes 3,2,1 ; Catholic Choir 4,3,2; Newman 3,2; Debate Council anil Fornm 2: German Club 4.3: Pointer 4,3,2,1; Glee Club I; Hi Fi Club 4,3; Water Palo Club 4.3,2,1, Vice President 2. President I. ROBERT EMIVIETT McCARTHY D-1 Mac East Bridgewater, Massachusetts Mac is a big. New England Irishman whose relaxed, easy-going manner never failed to make him many friends. He has always proven to be a top competitor on the athletic field, in the classroom, and with certain members of the opposite sex. There is no reason why he won ' t be superior in anything he might try to do. Battalion Supply Officer 1, Corporal 2; Football 4,3.2,1, Niimeruls 4, Monogram 3, Major A 2,1; Track 4,3,2,1, Major A 2,1; Newman Forum I; Debate Council and Forum 4.3; Russian Club 4,3,2,1; Pointer 3,2,1. Treasurer 1; Sailing Club 3; Bridge Club 3.1. KENNETH WAYNE McCOLLISTER B-2 Ken Orange, Texas Even-tempered and cheerful. Ken always managed to see some good in every situation and was seldom seen without a smile. Constantly striving for the best, he demanded much more of himself than he did of others. Personal interests never prevented him from extending his best efforts to a number of his last section classmates. First Sergeant 1; Russian Club 4.3.2; Dialectic Society 3.2; Pistol Club 3,2; Ski Club 4,2.1. " ■pi ROBERT BRUCE McCONNELL Boh A-2 Minot, North Dakota Bob ' s biggest problem was getting to the next bull session on time. West Point was no snap for him. but then he was never known to turn down a good deal. Trips to Mexico City and other far off places competed with the usual rigors of the system. Bob will go far in the Army or Air Force. Platoon Leader I; Hop Commiflee 4,3,2,1; Spanish Club 3; Pointer 4,3,2,1, Photo- graph Editor 2,1 : Ski Chih 3. JOHN RICKERT McCORMICK L-2 Mac Corpus Christi. Texas Little Mac with the seasonal chubby cheeks— a conscientious worker with a violent temper. He never failed to express his opinions. Many accused him of sweating things, but it is exaggerated. He took things in stride and made a great contribution to our isolated little life in L-2. We all look upon him as a great guy and a true friend. Training Sergeant I, Corporal 2; Cadet Chapel Choir 4,3,2,1; Debate Council and Forum 4; Glee Club 3,2,1 . HOWARD ELLWOOD McCREARY, Jr. Howdx L-1 Johnston, Pennsylvania Howdy, or the " Old Man, " made the most of two years at Pitt by keeping classmates " pro. " An unselfish and wonderful friend, he is easily on top of your every list. We wish him all the best in his future endeavors with the guns and missiles of the artillery. Battalion Supply Officer I, Corporal 2: Class Coininiilee 3,2,1; Public Relations Committee 4; Mathematics Forum 3,2,1; Debate Council and Forum 4,3,2,1; Russian Club 3,2,1; Bugle Notes 2,J; Pointer 4,3; Handball Club 2,1; Ski Club 4,3,2,1. 5ir ROBERT ANDREW McCURDY B-2 Andy Rogers, Arkansas In the summer of " 57 the Mountaineers of the north Arkansas Ozarks yielded their favorite son to that " Army school back East, " ' but we could never make him a Yankee. Also he kept his OAO. Every time he went out the gate, the little Southern belle was waiting. To Liz and her Lieu- tenant we wish the best of everything. Sergeant I; Sunday School Teacher 4,3: Howitzer 4,3,2,1; Dialectic Society 4,3,2,1; Special Prograinming Contiiiitlee I; Pistol Club 3,2. JAMES PATRICK McGINNIS Jim G-2 East Hartford, Connecticut Jim spent three seasons a year running — from the academic departments, pursuing femmes, and competing with track men. A fleet-footed mainstay among Army runners, he became one of G-2 ' s most well-liked members. He divided his time between the cinder track and weekends on flirty. This sharp-v itted athlete ' s exploits left an indelible impression on the old gray walls of West Point. Sergeant 1; Cross Country 4,3,2.1. Numerals 4; Track 4,3,2,1, Numerals 4, Major A 3,2,1 ; Russian Club 2; .Astronomy Club 3,2,1; Howitzer 3; Ski Club 2. JOHN FRANCIS McLAUGHLIN 1-2 Jiick Tarrytown, New York Jack, youngest in our class, came ready-wrapped in a brown-boy, and never once succumbed to (ugh!) work. His forte and aegis was, will be, personality. Cool, calm, almost Prussian, he inherited shamrocks instead of silver spoons; never walked the area, never missed a weekend, never dropped a slide rule. Hive by birth, hammock-man by nature: this combi- nation dictates inevitable success. Trainini; Sergeant 1; Catholic Choir 4,3: Newman Forum 3; Pointer 3,2,1: Camera Club 3,2. 410 »e could : he m h« Lieu- G-2 iDeclicul tnneois, Miisiay rate ij.Tlis RICHARD EVAN McNEAR E-1 Dick Harrisburg. Pennsylvania As an army brat Dick joined the Corps with a sincere desire to become an army officer. His good nature won him many friends. His devotion to studies was second only to his athletic endeavors, which occupied most of his extracurricular time. Being a hard worker, he always does a job well, a definite asset for his future career. Platoon Leader 1. Corporal 2: Squash 4.3,2.1, Numerals 4, Monogram 3, Minor A 2,1, Caplain 1; Tennis 4.3.2.1. Numerals 4. Monogram 3. Minor ,4 2. I: Outdoor Sports Club 4,3.1: Sailing Cluh 4.3.1: Skeet Club 4.3.2.1. KENITH ERWIN MEISSNER B-2 ' ' " " West Seneca. New York Ken, or Linus as he is well known to his classmates, came to these grey walls after two years in Army Air. Although never caught wearing stars on his collar. Ken showed his best in athletics. At 137 pounds he was one of the stalwarts of the Army wrestling team. Ken will surely give his country service " second to none. " Sergeant 1; Wrestling 4,3,2,1, Numerals 4, Monogram 2: Portuguese 4,3.2.1: Outdoor Sports Club 4,3,2,1; Sailing Club 3,2: Skeel Club 3,1. [■I »Yorfc lilk insiead , never THOMAS KIRN MERCER G-1 Tom Flushing, Michigan Wherever you found laughter and spirit in the Corps, you found Tom. His determination and eagerness to help his many friends are some of the reasons that we of the Corps are honored to call him our friend. He was a credit to the Corps and will be a credit to his country as an officer. Sergeant 1, Corporal 2: Cross Country 4. Numerals 4: Track 4: l. 0 lb. Football 3.2.1, Minor A 3.2. Major A 1, All Eastern Team I: Chapel ,-lcolytes 4.3.2.1: Spanish Club 4.3.2.1: Triathlon Cluh 3.2.1. Treasurer 2. President 1: Hi Fi Cluh 3: Fencing Club 2: Pistol Club 2.1: Sailing Club 3: Skeet Club 3. 41. r ROGER WAYNE MIDDLESTEADT A-2 Rog Linden, New Jersey Rog was one of that elite group who hailed from New Jersey. This was very fortunate for him and a certain little Miss. He will always be remem- bered for the fine work he did in the company and his part in making our class trips successful. Rog is certain to be as successful in the RA as he was at USMA. Barwlion Coniinoiulfr I. 3.J.I. Program Cluiiiiiuin ipoitil 2; " li-sulciil ' ihlic hiliirnuuioii Dclail 4,3.2: Oc Cdiinni Cliih 3: Ski Cliih 3.2.1. Chih ARLEN CLAIR THOMAS MILLER L-2 Arlie Huntingdon. Pennsylvania " Arlie " the body-smasher of L-2 soccer fame brought a smile and a good- natured disposition out of the hills of Pennsylvania that will never be f orgotten. A close bout with Yearling Calculus left him unshaken. As we all separate and leave Lamba-Dcuce. it may be said: " Arlie ' s a true friend we ' re all going to miss. " Sergeant I: SiiiuUiv Schcml It Sailius 3,2. cln-i -1.3.2: French Club 4.3: Htmdhalt ( liih 3.2.1: DAVID LEON MILLER, Jr. Cahezzii L-2 Charlotte, North Carolina Some may have accused him of not being able to tame the elephant, but we never believed it for a minute. As a star athlete and coach in intra- murder soccer, he always tried to keep L Co on the Top. In academics he was neither the top nor the bottom. ' 61 can be proud to call him a classmate. Sergeant 7; Class Conunltwe 3,2.1: 4,3,2.1: KDET 4.3: Pistol Cluh 3.2,1. English Lileraiine Seminar 2.1: Spanish Ctiih . All a " p • . • ' DONN GIBSON MILLER HI Don Woodsville, New Hampshire After slipping rather apprehensively, he tried to conform to the too straight and too narrow for too long. Then he found his motto — " Look afar and see the end from the beginning. " His only question now is — " Is this the end of the beginning or the beginning of the end? " Supply Sergeant I, Corpoiul Seminar 2,1; Debate Coiiinil 2: Siiiulav Scho nil h ' oriim J.I: H ucher 4,3,2; English Literature Cliih 4,3.2,1; Pistol Club 3. HUGH HARRY MILLER Harrx G-1 Garden City, New York Harry came to West Point a promising athlete and student; in four short years he surpassed all expectations. While at the Academy, he proved himself to be very adept at contributing to Army victories in Varsity foot- ball and wrestling. Harry also managed to excel in academics despite losing a few tenths here and there for spelling errors. First Sergeant I. Corporation 2; Football 4,3,2.1 . Monogram 3. Major A 2: Wrestling 4,3.2. Numerals 4. Monogram 3, Minor A 2: Track 4. Numerals 4: Portuguese Club 3.2: Camera Club I. WARREN LESLIE MILLER Warren E-2 Garden Citv, New York Warren is of the breed that believes that Cadet Life is made to be enjoyed. His happy-go-lucky attitude has not impaired his prowess as a fine wrestler and football player. Warren ' s winning smile and personality make him popular with femme and classmate alike. Success will follow him into the Army without question. Sergeant 1; Football 4,3.2.1. Monogram 2; Wrestling 4.3.2.1. Numerals 4. Minor A 3.2. Captain I: Lacrosse 4.3,2: Debate Coufwil and Forum 4,3: Portuguese Club 4,3.2: Hi Fi Club 1: Ski Club 4. 413 THOMAS JOHN MINNEHAN M-2 Tom Inverness, Montana Tom Minnehan ' s contributions to the class cannot be described in a few short words. Always a natural " hive, " Tom easily survived four years with a few minor skirmishes with the T.D. A natural athlete, he could always be found on the fields of friendly strife. A bright and prosperous future is in store for one of Montana ' s foremost sons. Sergeant 1; Chapel Acolyte 4: German Club 4,3,2: Astronomy Club 4,3; Howitzer 2,1; Pointer I; Camera Club 1: Ski Club 4.3; Rocket Society 4.3,2. HENRY DANIELS MINOR G-2 Danny Macon, Georgia Danny, the Southern Gentleman, brought a leisurely way of life with him from Georgia and managed to maintain it through his four years, in spite of the efforts of the Tactical and Academic Departments. Prevented from stardom on the gridiron by a back injury, Danny starred with the girls and his classmates. Who will ever forget that slowww drawll? Supply Sergeant I; Football 4,3.2. Numerals 4, Monogram 3. Major A 2; Track 4; Baseball 4,3, Numerals 4; Sheet Club 4. THOMAS TRUXTON MOEBS K-1 Trtix Newport, Rhode Island " Trucky " came to West Point carefree and ambitious. The original tall man of South Area! In yearling year he turned to Vassar and ever since his weekends have been full, successful ones. His friendship, determina- tion, and pleasing attitude will carry him far in his chosen field. Sergeant I: Debate Council ami Forum 4.3; Society 3.2.1. Treasurer J; An Club I. Fencing 4.3; Sailing Club 4.3; Rocket Monty, CO loWesiPi tall the ( JiiiYankei Swrmi I: Chi 0:1 Asonoltl for ihe sai a bulging I ishisb)™ will be bii iiitmi I: Wilt a M Tbisfair-li bean. Nicl needed enc inbisJrsi ' (uenibere 414 • m ROBERT AMES MONTGOMERY, Jr. Bob M-1 Toledo, Ohio Monty, convinced that the only place better than Ohio was the pad, came to West Point to make the most out of his four years. He worked hard on both the Glee Club and the Dialectic Society. Wherever he may go, with his Yankee smile and wonderful personality. Bob will always make a hit. Seigeani I: Public Infoniialion Detail 4; Public Relations Council 4,3; French Club 4J; Dialectic Society 4,3,2.1, Director I; Glee Club 4,3,2,1; KDET 4; Hi Fi Club 4; Ski Club 4. EDWARD BURKE MUCHO Burke L-2 San Bernardino, California A son of the " wild blue yonder, " Burke has continuously had his goals set for the same. Always the life of the party, with a full address book, and a bulging overcoat pocket, Burke will always be a true friend. " No sweat " is his byword, but his determination, spirit, personality, and a blue uniform will be his wings to success. Serjeant 1; Wrestling 4,3; Hop Committee 4,3.2; Catholic Choir 4,3.2; Howitzer 4,3; Glee Club 2,1. NIKOLAIS ROBERT MUIZNIEKS Nick L-2 Newton, North Carolina This fair-haired lad entered West Point with an open mind and an open heart. Nick was always there to spread cheer and give a word of oft needed encouragement. He was never really troubled with academics and in his first year proved to us he really was a " hive. " He will always be remembered as L-2 ' s winning soccer coach. Sergeant 1; Russian Club 3,1; Chess Club 1; Pistol Club 3.2; Public Information Detail 3. 415 K-1 Massena, New York PATRICK JAMES MURPHY Murph Patrick James Michael Murphy brought with him to West Point a spar- kling personality and a readiness for fun that brightened and enlivened K Company for four years. Whether it was wrestling, walking the area, or playing the " uke, " Murph did all well. His approach to the academic and -tactical departments can best be summed up in K-l ' s motto— " Not Obnoxiously Eager. " Seigeani I: Fooihall 4; Wrcsiling 4.3.:. I, Numerals 4. Minor ,-t V Rina and Creu Co " ' " ' " ' ee 4.3.2.1: Catholic Choir 4: Newman Forum 4.3.2: French Club 3.2: Camera Club 4.3; An Club 4.3,2.1. President I. THOMAS SCHILLER MYERCHIN Shill M-1 Grand Forks, North Dakota Tramping to West Point with gold dust still on his feet. Tom came to us via the gold fields of Montana. Tom is as much at home on skates as in his comforter. In his four year USMA tenure, he has shown a sense of humor combined with ability that is certain to make him a success wherever he goes. Sergeam I: Pistol 4: Nennutn Forum 3.2: Enghsh Lit Setnmar 2: Debate Cotmcil and v " " ' ! ' rr,:,!T ' . " ' ' ' -■ ' ' " ' • ' " " ' " ' ' ■ •-■■ ' " ' ' " ' • ' " . ' • ' ' " f ' -• o ' ciub 2.1 : Pistol Club 4.3.2: Skeet Club 2: Ski Club 4.3.2. ROLAND MARIUS NAVARRO Paiicho M-2 Detroit. Michigan An easy going guy, Pancho never let the T.D. get the best of him. A true goat, but a hard worker, he was usually heard from on all occasions. A determined boxer, this five year man displayed a will to win which never slacked in any fight. Pancho ' s commanding yet easy going attitude will go well with his infantry files. Color Sergeant I; Debate Council and Foium 4.3.2.1: Glee Club 3.2.1- Pistol Club 1- Shi C tub 3,2,1; Rocket Society 2. 416 " jm JOHN JOSEPH NEICP:R, HI. Ml John Si. 1 ouis, Missouri John came to West Point from Washington University in St. Louis. In Beast Barracks he distinguished himself as a leading contender for Corps Squads, alternating between squash and " brown boy. " John forced his way past the academics in fine form despite a few close calls by several departments. This happy-go-lucky fellow will make friends wherever he goes. Serfit ' ant I: Socct-r 4; Tennis 4,3,2: Si_{ua h 4,3,2. School Teacher 4.3,2.1; Debate Council and lor Ski Club 4.3,2.1; Bridge Club 1. Monofirani 2, Xtntor A l; Sunday i ,■ Pointer 4,3,2; Camera Club 3; WILLIAM DUNCAN NESBEITT, Jr. HI Bill Spokane, Washington Bill came into these hallowed walls from the Great Northwest. In our rockbound institution he dedicated much of his time to " dragging pro. " Substantial eflfort also was devoted to such things as academics. Bill is looking forward to a career in the Artillery, and we are looking forward to his success. Sergeant I; Hop Coininitiec 4,3,2,1; Catholic Choir 4,3; Dialectic Society 4,2.1; Glee Club 4,3,2.1; Pistol Club 1; Rifle Club 3,2; Skeet Club 2; Ski Club I. RONALD BREEN NEUTZLING Ron C-1 San Antonio, Texas You cant very well call Ron a " Typical Texan, " because he seldom told tall tales and was more the serious, reserved type. He disliked the system with extra effort, but managed to steer clear of trouble . . . most of the time! ! He never let studying interfere with his education, but could usu- ally be found reading the current best-seller. We believe that Ron will be a credit to the US Army. Sergeant I; Catholic Acolyte 3,2,1; Newman Forum 3,2,1; Debate Council and Forum 3; Camera Club 4,3; Fencing Club 3. All nOTaFPnptV! JOHN R. Jack NEVINS C-2 Olean, New York Jack found plenty of activity in the Pointer, the Debate Council, and " dragging. " On weekends he could usually be found engaged in the latter. A true " hive, " Jack was in the top sections but could rarely be found with his books open during C.Q. " Nevie " was a good person to have around during our four years on the " rock, " for he could find something funny in any circumstance. Sergeant I; Debate Council and Forum 2,1: Spanish Club 4,3; Howitzer 2,1; Pointer 3,2,1, Associate Editor 2,1 . BRUCE PY NICHOLS Nick E-1 Lorain, Ohio Advancing from the friendly " brown boy " against the Academic Depart- ment, Bruce was often forced into a last ditch defense; but his ever present drive and determination have finally resulted in the capitulation of Thayer Hall. Aided by the " Nichols System for Rating Drags, " Bruce advanced on another field where he willingly lost the battle. Sergeant I; Sunday School Teacher 4.3,2,1; French Club 4,3; Protestant Discussion Group 4,3,2,1; Dialectic Society 4,3,2,1, Production Manager I; Special Program Committee 4,3,2,1; Outdoor Sports Club 4.3,2,1; Sailing Club 4,3; Ski Club 4,3,2; Public Information Detail 4,3,2,1. JOHN JAY NICHOLS Jack Olean, New York The lure of the " brown boy " turns many cadets into hibernating animals, but Jack remained, to the end, a lover of the out-of doors. He always en- joyed a game of tennis, a walk around the Plain, or a weekend of cheer- leading. He had some minor skirmishes with academics, but he took everything in stride. The well-wishes of his friends are his. Sergeant I; Debate Council and Forum 2,1; Spanish Club 4,3,2,1; Howitzer I, Assi. tont Editor I; Dialectic .Society 4,3,2; Special Program Committee 4,3; Sail- ing Club 4. 418 C-2 mcil, and ikelaiter. radwiili it around : fumy in Ultmii: (Tlijyer idvinced fiopm ROBERT J. NICHOLSON Nick I-l Struble, Iowa Nick had a close call with the academic department plebe year, but soon got the system well in hand. His abilities and willingness to travel, made Nick a vital member in many activities. A top athlete, he found time to participate in three sports as a cadet. Jim ' s popularity indicates that he will undoubtedly progress from a top cadet to a top officer. Platoon Leader I: 150 Pound Football 4,3,1 , Numerals 4, Assistant Coach 1: Wrestling 4,3,2,1; Baseball 4: Public Relations Committee 2,1, Secretary I: Catholic Acolytes 4,3,2,1; Newman Forum 3,2,1; English Literature Seminar 1; Debate Council and Forum 4,3,2,1; Spanish Club 4,3; Catnera Club 4,3; Outdoor Sports Club 4,3,2; Handball Club 4,3,2,1; Sailint; Club 3,2; Sheet Club 3,2,1; Ski Club 4,3,2,1. JON FRANK NITKOWSKI Nil A-1 Oshkosh, Wisconsin Jon is one of those extremely lucky guys who never was appreciated by the T.D. When not in the " load, " he could be found down the hall starting a " rumble. " A former student at the University of Wisconsin, he survived the academic department with few problems. We all know that he will continue to be successful in the Army. Sergeant I; Sunday School Teacher 3,2,1; Newman Forum 3,2; Debate Council and Forum 4,1; Russian Club 4.3; Outdoor Sports Club 2,1; Pistol Club 4,3,2,1; Sailing Club 4,3; Rocket Society 3.2. !» Vort loinals, rays en- f cheer- Ij; » LAWRENCE ABNER NOBLE Larry K-2 Atlantic Beach, New York Larry has brought to West Point an interest in the lighter side of life. Naturally his two years of French indoctrination were climaxed by a full appreciation of Parisian Life while on leave. More seriously, Larry is a prime example of what a self-application can do. He will probably be best remembered as being K-2 ' s source of " poop. " First Sergeant 1; Jewish Choir 2,1; English Literature Seminar 3,2,1; Mathematics Forum 2,1; Debate Council and Forum 4,3,2,1; French Club 3,2; Dialectic Society 3,2; Art Club 2. 419 SAMUEL COLLINS NUTT Sam H-2 Fordvce, Arkansas An easygoing and friendly manner kept Sam high on everyone ' s list. From the first day of Beast Barracks through the darkened days of Cow year to graduation. Sam ' s abihty to get along with everyone was always apparent. All of us who know him could not help but respect him. and wherever his path shall lead, success will be inevitable. Ballalion Training Officer I: Foolhall 4; Honor Contmiiiee 2.1: Rtulio Club 2: Russian CInh 3.2: .4rl Club I: Pistol Club 3.2.1: Cadei Chanel Usher I. MICHAEL E. O ' NEILL Mike G-2 Hancock. Michican Mike saw that the best uay to go through plehe year was without being seen or heard, and that he did. His greatest quality was that he always had something nice to say about everyone! As long as people like Mike are around this world will be a better place for us all. Serjeant 1; Calholic Acolyies 3,2,1; CaihoUc Choir 4; Newman Forum 2.1; French Club 2,1; Glee Club 4,3,2,1; Camera Club 1; Art Club 2; Ski Club 4,3.2,1. JAMES FRANKLIN OAKS, III Joaks 1-2 luka, Mississippi We can never forget the luka flash and his famous quarterback sneaks. Nor will the pleasure of his innate good humor fade from our memory. It may well be said of his second Beast Barracks, that this was his finest hour. James Franklin Oaks is a many sided man, but above all he is a humanitarian. Company Commander 1, Corporal 2: Ring and Crest Cominiltee 4.3.2,1 : Cadet Chapel Choir 4.3,2,1; Debate Council and Forum 4,3,2,1; Glee Club 3,2; Bridge Club 3,2,1. 420 " ROGER W. OBERIMEIER D-2 Rof; Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin Rog will always be remembered by his associates as being an efficient and hard working guy. The word " guy " is very appropriate since h e was con- sidered by all as one of the guys, even though his FD hat and shoes always shone a bit brighter than all of his classmates ' , during his stay at the Point. We expect to see Rog go places. Huilalion Adjiilant I: Rini; and CresI Commitlee 4.3,2,1; Calholic Acolytes S,2.l; Newman Club 3,2,1; Debate Council and Forum 4,3; German Club 4,3,2,1; Howitzer 4,3; Pointer 4,3,2; Ski Club 3.2,1. PETER J. OFFRINGA I-l Pete Boonton, New Jersey Pete is one person in our class to whom many classmates will feel perma- nently indebted. His generosity and consideration for helping others has characterized his four years at the academy. He has gained much credit by his personal achievements despite his time and efforts expended on others. Peter will offer the Army an exceptional array of all those qualities professed to illuminate an outstanding officer. Executive Officer J; Honor Cotnmitlee 2.1; Catholic Choir 4,3; Newmatt Forum 3; Debate Council and Forum 3.2; Triathlon Club 2.1. Secretary I; Glee Club 4,3,2,1; Handball Club 2,1. WILLIAM OGDEN Bill 1-2 Los Angeles, California Bill ably dribbled that soccer ball through four years. On his way to graduation, he adeptly sidestepped the thrusts of each and every academic department. The name of Ogden shall be long remembered in 1-2, not only for his skill in soccer, but because Bill was a classmate whom any- one would be proud to call a friend. Ser eatu 1; Soccer 4,3,2,1, Nitmeral.s 4, Major A 2; Radio Club 3; French Club 4,3; Pointer 3; Sailing Club 4,3.1; Ski Club 4.3,2. Oair 421 JULIAN M. OLEJNICZAK M-1 Jay Chicago, Illinois Jay came to West Point resigned to the probability that no one would pro- nounce his last name correctly. Mr. " O " has shown that his artistic ability is only slightly overshadowed by his debating prowess. Ole ' s constant search for " the girl " has led him to keep his " A-pin " in his desk drawer, showing that his high standards have not dimmed, be they academics, devotion to duty, or girls. Sergeant I; Newman Forum 3,1: Debate Council and Forum 3,2,1; French Club 3; Pointer 3.2,1; KDET 4; Camera Club 4.3.1; Art Club 3.2.1. Treasurer 1; Ski Club 4,3.1. SERGEI VLADIMIR OLIVE G-1 Serge Washington, D.C. To have Serge Olive as a friend is to have a great deal. Ollie was always on hand to do a friend a favor, never asking for any in return. Certain academic departments he fought long into the night for many, many nights, always coming through when it counted. He undoubtedly always will. Sergeant I; Track 4,3; Gymnastics I; Debate Council and Forum 3; Russian Club 4.3; Hi Fi Club 2.1; Handball Club 2; Pistol Club 3.2.1; Sheet Club 3,2,1. JOHN BROOKS OLIVER El Jack Bay City, Michigan After fighting a losing battle with the English Department, John found that the five year plan was not too bad. His love of his Brown-boy and intramurals won over his desires to study. His many attributes should help him to have a very successful career in the Army. Regimental Training Officer 1; Ring and Crest Committee 4.3.2,1; Debate Council and Forum 2,1; Russian Club 4,3; Pointer 2; Bridge Club 4.3. All ROBERT LYNN OLIVER C-1 Bob Leavenworth, Kansas Bob had no trouble excelling in every phase of cadet life. While normally an easy-going guy. he had another personality in the boxing ring. Being constantly on championship intramural teams and the Dean ' s list, Bob always found time for a game of handball, supporting the Army teams, horseplay, and the inevitable " brownboy. " The Corps ' loss is the Army ' s gain. First Sergeant 1; Ring and Crest Committee 4,3,2,1; Spanish Club 3,2; Handball Club 2.1; Pistol Club 3; Bridge Club I; Skin Diving Club 2,1. EDWIN NORMAN OLSON, Jr. Norm C-2 Mobile, Alabama A southern drawl and constant chatter meant one thing around the second Regiment — Norm Olson had arrived. A Rabble-rousing " black hooder, " Ole could always be found dragging when not working on a new idea to liven up spontaneous rallies. Norm took academics seriously, too, as evi- denced by his tine standing of 540 out of 539 for three years of endeavor. Sergeant I; Basketball 4. Numerals 4: Swimming 3; Cheerleaders I: Hop Commit- tee 4.3.2.1; Debate Council and Forum 4,3.2; Spanish Club 4.3; Howitzer 4,3,2,1; Pointer 4.3.2; Camera Club 2; Outdoor Sports Club 4.3; Water Polo Club 4.3,1. PAUL CARR PALMER, Jr. Tall Paul A-1 Orlando, Florida " Tall Paul " in typical Floridian ease, found his way to West Point from its southern counterpart, The Citadel. His winters were spent skiing and frolicking in that white stuff called " snow. " Spring meant water polo and his sticky-finger goal tending which led to an Olympic tryout. Always remembered for his spirit of compromise, he never had an enemy. Platoon Leader I, Corporal 2; Rifle 4.3; Lacrosse 4; Public Information Detail 4,3,2,1; Ring and Crest Committee 4,3,2,1; Debate Council and Forum 4.3.2.1; Russian Club 4.3,2; Astronomy 4; Dialectic Society 4; Camera Club 4,3,2; Ski Club 4.3.2.1; Ski Patrol 2,1; Water Polo Club 4,3.2,1, Secretary 2, Vice President 1; Rocket Society 4,3,2. 423 JOSEPH F. PAONE A-2 Joe Brooklyn. New York Joe ' s career at West Point often times had him lending a helping hand to his classmates and underclassmen. His kindness and good humor will not be forgotten by any of us. With his hard drive and willingness to help others, Giuseppi, or Joe, cannot help but be an outstanding officer. Siippiv Sergeant 1: Gymnaslics 4.3, Numerals 4; Catholic Choir 4.3,:. I. Director I; Outdoor Sports Club 3,2; Hi Fi Club 4,3,2; Rocket Society 4.3,2. BASIL MANLY PARKS, II G-1 Manly Washington, DC. Parks was one of the first to be integrated into the G-1 flankers. After being rather well-known plebe year, he then settled into normality. His sport is golf and he relaxes by singing and taking trips with the Glee Club. His smile and desire to do his best will carry him far in his service career. Sergeant 1; Golf 4.3.2.1. Numerals 4. Minor A 3.2. Navy Star 2: Sunday School Teacher 4.3,2.1; Mathematics Forum 2: Debate Counci l and Forum 3.2; Astronomy Club 4.3; Glee Club 4.3.2,1; Hi Fi Club 3.2.1; Skeet Club 2. WILLIAM IRA PARKS 1-2 Bill Grenada, Mississippi Bill came to West Point from Mississippi, Suh, a true southern gentleman with a flair for practical jokes and nonsensical witticisms. The company ex- pert in " cow pasture pool, " he was a stalwart in both intramurals and Corps Squad. The boys from 1-2 will always remember the Top Soldier who was ready with a smile and a helping hand all the time. First Sergeant 1; Golf 4.3.2.1, Numerals 3, Minor A 3.2,1; Navy Star 2; Public In- formation Detail 4.3,2,1, Battalion Representative 1: Howitzer 4,3,2; Ski Club 4,3,2,1. 424 •w HARMON ROBERT PARMELE Bob M-2 East Bloomfield, New York Bob, the red-haired " Paul Bunyan " of M-2, when not launching rockets or chasing soccer balls for Coach Palone, could be found leaving someone else ' s room with his hands full of food. He had little trouble with the sys- tem, the T.D., academics, or making a million friends. He ' ll have no trouble achieving success in whatever he undertakes. Sergeant I; Socct l ice Fresideiu I: r 4,3.2,1, Monogram 3; Russian Club 4,3; Outdoor Sports Club 2,1, Ski falrol 4; Rocket Society 3,2,1. President 1. THOMAS WALTER PASKEWITZ Toma F-1 Berwick, Pennsylvania Barb, barbells, and boodle were the center of Tom ' s attention throughout his four years. With second class year, he became aware of another phase of cadet life — academics. This awareness was short lived however, and he again directed his attention to the three B ' s. The " Muck " helped keep the Corps up to its authorized strength by coaching plebes in Spanish and Physical Education. First Sergeartt 1. Corporal 2; Football 4,3. Numerals 4; Spanish Club 4; Camera Club 2.1; Hi Fi Club I; Pistol C lub 3.2,1; Ski Club 3.2; Weight Lifting Club 4,3,2,1. QUINN FILMORE PEARL, Jr. Ml Qiiinn Lebanon, Kentucky Quinn hails from Lebanon, a small town in the hills of Kentucky. He was seen most frequently at the swimming pool in the winter and " Dela- puddle " in the spring and summer. Always close and sometimes down, he always had his head above the academic waters at the term end. Known for his smiling personality and conversation, his future promises success. Sergeant I; Shimming 4,3,2,1, Numerals 4; French Club 4,3,2. 425 JOSEPH FRANK PESEK Joe G-2 Omaha, Nebraska A foremost advocate of the afternoon workout, Joe was G-2 ' s " Mr. Muck. " It was nothing for him to press 200 plus pounds — but he couldn ' t scratch his own back. Joe, thought to be indifferent towards women at first, astounded us all with a turning movement and pursuit during his last two years. Joe ' s ambition and winning ways will carry him far. Finl Sergeant I, Corpurul 2; foulball 4; Track 4: IVreslling 3,2; Catholic Acolytes 4,3,2,1; Ciilholic Choir 4; Newman Furitm 3,2,1; Debate Council and Forum I; Out- door Sports Club 3.2.1, Vice President I; Handball Club 4.3,2; Ski Club 4,3,2; Parachute Club 2,1; H ' eight Lifting Club 4,3,2,1, President J. GLENN MILLER PETERS, Jr. Pele L-2 Houston, Te.xas This tall, dark haired Texan is best known for his bright smile and char- acter interpretations of certain members of the faculty. Even though sometimes at odds with the academic departments, he managed to sepa- rate his time between extracurricular activities and one sweet haven of the " pad. " Pete will be remembered by all as the friendly and smiling Texan. Sergeant I; Sunday School Teachers 4,3,2,1; Debate Council and Fonim 4,2.1; Ger- man Club 3.2; Pointer 4; Dialectic Society 2. JOHN RIFE PETTY M-2 John Gainesville, Georgia John, a solid Southern vote on any occasion, was rebel " rep " for M-2. He worked with the Chapel Choir and Water Polo Club. Always as en- thusiastic about academics as he was about parties, J. P. could be counted on for original ideas. He was a steady worker who always kept his objective in mind. Sergeant I; Cadet Chapel Choir 4.3,2.1; Sunday School Teacher 4.3.2; Hater Polo Club 3.2, L I 426 m m RUSSELL M. PHELPS H-1 Riiss Troy, New York Russ was a staunch fan of intramurals, hi-fi, and girls. He never, though, let his main goal in life slip from view — graduation from West Point. Now that Russ is about to begin the application phase of his training, we know he will be successful. We will remember Russ as a good, hard worker who knew how to play. Sergeant I: Newman Forum 3: Debate Council and Forum 3; Spanish Club 3,2; Howitzer I: Dialectic Society 4,3,2; Hi Fi Club 3; Pistol Club 4,3; Sailing Club 4,3,2,1; Ski Club 4,3,2,1. NICHOLAS STEPHEN PLODINEC, HI H-1 Nick Aliquippa, Pennsylvania Nick, a conservative worker, was not without his gayer moments, and he and his Spanish guitar will long be remembered both at West Point and Steuben ' s. We know that the success that he has had here will follow him throughout his career. Executive Officer I, Corporal 2: Cross Countr Club 2,1; Debate Council and Forum 2,3. 4, Numerals 4; Spanish Club 3; Glee WAYNE DAVID PLOGER K-1 Wayne Owosso, Michigan Wayne came with an Army tradition behind him, yet in the Math De- partment, he met his match. He fought a war of attrition for a year and lost. However he bounced back and with grim determination conquered his old enemy. His past experience coupled with his determination and a pleasant personality will certainly make him an outstanding officer in the future. Company Commander 1; Baseball 3, Manager 3; Debate Council and Forum 4; Glee Club 4,3: KDET 4,3; Rocket Society 4. All mmmmamm RALPH EUGENE POLLARD I-l Ralph Lake Charles, Louisiana Ralph came to us a veteran of three and a half years. Determined to make the asterisk beside his name denote an outstanding cadet, he dove into first class year with a new zeal. Ralph ' s ability to see a job through, com- bined with a knack of making friends, has convinced his new classmates that certain success awaits him in the future. Sergeant I; Football 4; Wrestling 4; Pistol 3; 150 Pound Football I: Debate Council and Forum 2; German Club 4,3; Astronomy Club 2: Dialectic Society 3,2; Glee Club 2; Handball Club 2,1; Pistol Club 3,2.1; Skeet Club 1; Ski Club 2,1. MARKO LOUIS POPOVICH F-1 Popo Marble, Minnesota Mark came into the Corps from the Mesabi Iron Range, full of high ideals and a peck of stories about the best hunting and fishing country in the world. He got a lot of hazing about a picture that he kept in his locker, but three years later Kay was sporting a miniature. His biggest problem was " Clarence Cleanbod, " but even this was surmounted in time. Regimental Supply Officer 1, Corporal 2; Soccer 4,3; Ring and Crest Committee 4,3,2,1; Debate Council and Forum 4,3; German Club 4,3,2; Camera Club 1; Hi Fi Club 1; Pistol Club 4,3; Rifle Club 4,3; Ski Club 4.3,2,1. HOWARD MAXWELL POTTER Max F-1 Tuxedo Park, New York Anyone who knew Max knew his " brown boy. " He traded stars for room- mates plebe year and continued to trade them through cow year, and still managed to make the " Potterism " famous throughout the Corps. Perhaps, with graduation and more free time, he ' ll make up some lost sleep in the guidance van of a missile outfit and still not lose " privileges. " Sergeant 1 ; Soccer 4; Rifle 4; Lacrosse 3; English Literature Seminar 2; Debate Coun- cil and Forum 4,3,2,1; Russian Club 3,2; Pointer 4; Glee Club 4,3,1; Camera Club 2,1; Hi Fi Club 2; Fencing Club 4; SCVSA XI. 428 ROBERT LEE POTTS Bob A-1 Columbus, North Dakota Rough and ready from the hills of Montana. Bob came. With his smile and w.nnmg way Bob had little trouble in any situation. An ardent admirer of h. ta.r sex. Bob was usually " out " on the weekends. A will ,o win and a hr.vmg m competition placed him on many prospering teams. Success is the norm for the cowboy •- b j " -cess is BEVERLY EVANS POWELL, Jr. p . Bev , - Louisville, Kentucky ?,eTd with ' r ' ™h " p1 ' " " ' " ' ' " " ' " ' - ' " " " " ' °- ° " Clinton Field w,th Coach Palone. He managed to keep his head above water desp, e n.any httle r.pples generated by the T.D. and the Academic Depart- ments. M,dget never could seem to please a monograph " P. " He always d,d several papers tor each. BeVs most cherished possession-his brown D: :r:];2:C: J ' K:,! Tr " % ' ' ' " " % ■ ■•: Track 4.,-. P ic ,.„or,na,on M-1 Hamilton, Montana LAWRENCE HURST PRATHER, Jr. Larry Larry " Montana " Prather. a true Army Brat, was well traveled before en.ermg the Po.nt. He immediately made a big hit with his athletic prowe and tremendous personality. One of the very few people who makes a con muous effort to make his friends happy, and who considers e " ery " ne h.s fnend. " Prarry Lather " will have no trouble ascending to great heigh " s 429 DAVID SHELBY PRICE Dave 1-2 Olton, Texas From the Panhandle of West Texas to West Point rode Dave Price on his brown quilted steed. He moved from lacrosse to football to Con- necticut Yankees in King Dave ' s Court during his four years of sustained bachelorhood while losing some of his sandy hair. His intellectual pur- suits (The Saint, Playboy) were many, his successes (Dean ' s List) great. SerReanI I: Lacrosse 4,3: Four hull 2: Debate Con Club 2: Howitzer 1 , Art Editor I; Bridge Club 2. ROBERT REAVIS PROTZMAN Boh cil and Forum 4,3; Handball A-2 Paola, Kansas Hailing from Paola, Kansas, this small but mighty man amazes a good many with his capacity for work. Wrestling in the winter. Glee Club and bridge during his free time, and maintaining his place on the Dean ' s List all keep Bob busy. I ' m sure all, especially the juice goats in A-2, will miss his smiling face next year. Seraeunt I: Wrestling 4,3,2,1, Numerals 4, Monogram 3, Major A 2,1; 150 Pound Football 4,3, Numerals 4; Cadet Chapel Choir 4,3,2,1; Howitzer 4,3; Dance Orches- tra 4; Dialectic Society 4,3,2,1; Bridge Club 3,2,1, JAMES FREDERICK PRYOR Fred B-2 Newark, Ohio The folks from Buckeye land said he was the greatest thing ever, so the first six-footer in B-2 was looked up to from the start. With a minimum of academic effort he established himself in the middle of the class and rode the tide. He kept his OAO for four years and will combine graduation and marriage. Sergeant I; Football 3. Monogram 3: Radio Club 2: Dialectic Society 4,3,2,1; Vice President I; KDFT 4,3; Scotitmasters Council 3,2; Ski Club 4,3. 430 w [ l£t(__ :r _ THOMAS WILSON PUSSER Tom B-2 Chesterfield, South Carolina Tom came to the Academy from the deep South, and it took most of us until Plebe Christmas before we could understand him. T. W. ' s the man who put Chesterfield on the map. The transition from squirrel gun to M-1 was made when he earned the E.I.B. Cow year. His devotion to duty assures him success as an officer. FUitttoii Li ' ailiT 1 : Class Coininiitee 3,2,1 : Riulio Clith 3; Debate Council ami Forum 2; Russian Club 4,3,2,1: Rocket Society 3; Ski Club 4,3,2,1. KENNETH LEE QUINN G-2 Ken Louisville, Kentucky Ken ' s warm smile is known to everyone, even those who entered the ring with him only to realize quickly that Ken had a bo.King championship in mind, and won it. Academics kept him busy, but Ken still hud time for e. tracurricular activities. Enjoying making new friends and keeping him- self busy. Ken should be at home in his future Army life. Sergeant I: Pistol 3: Spanish Club 4,3,2; Weight Lifting Club 3,2: Camera Club 4,3,2,1; Handball Club 2; Pistol Club 3; Sailing Club I. JOHN LOUIS RAIBLE HI Rabbit Temple City, California 1 wish everybody would come again in the same clothes, with the same smile as on that day, along the lane with pine trees green. Then, only then, 1 would live everything over again and change everything wrong. Sergeant I; Track 4,3.2; Cross Country 3,2, Minor .4 3, Navy Star 3; English Literature Seminar 2,1: Russian Club 4,3,2,1. 431 B HOWARD WILLIAM RANDALL Buzz B-1 Ellenville, New York Buzz came to West Point fresh from high school. West Point quickly opened his eyes to the higher things in life. An airborne infantry man all the way, Buzz couldn ' t be told there was any other branch. When not in the clutches of his red-boy (rare indeed) he could be found pounding academics into some of his colleagues. Sergeant ; Phlol 4: Debate Council anil Fonint }; Spanish Club 4,3,2,1; Camera Club 3; Outdoor Sports Club 4: Pistol Club 4,3; Skevt Club 4,2; Parachute Club 2,1; Skill Diving Club 2,1. CHARLES THOMAS RANDOLPH, Jr. Chuck 1-2 Kingston, North Carolina I-2 ' s plowboy will always be remembered for his membership in the Four Traveling Troubadours Club. His quiet wit, willingness to help others, and complaints about Yankee weather, have made him a classmate who will be hard to forget. With a grin on his face, a wedding ring in his pocket, the North Carolina flash moves out. Sergeant I; Football 4,3. Numerals 4, Monogram 3; Sunday School Teacher 4; Span- ish Club 2; KDET 4; Camera Club 3,2; Ski Club 4; Bridge Club 3; Weight Lifting Club 3. FRANK COLLINS RAUCH F-1 Frank Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Conscientious, determined, friendly — three words describing Frank ' s Cadet years. Long hours in the sweat rooms during the 150 lb. football season resulted in three letters and probably Frank ' s biggest thrill: scoring against Navy as a tackle Yearling year. Through his enthusiasm, Frank did much to remove the drudgery of Cadet life for others. Sergeant I; ISO Pound Football 4,3,2,1 , Numerals 4, Minor A 3, Navy Star 3; Debate Council and Forum 4,3,1; Pointer 4; Dialectic Society 4,2,1; Glee Club 4,3; Camera Club 2,1; Pistol Club 3,2; Ski Club 4,3,2,1. JAMES HI tespon ' lion to ' " ' ' ptBeveraoc 1)11: f " ' RAVMO? Sicl; FromNe aliiy.cam came imm aje! " AutI lilerarysui iiniml: ' HankenK hasnevei a place fo " S i f 432 m JAMES BRUCE RAYNIS F-2 Red West Islip, New York Jim entered West Point with a self reliance, common sense, and a sense of responsibility — he leaves unchanged. His sense of humor and his considera- tion for others have gained him a multitude of friends. His sincerity and perseverance are evident in all his undertakings. Jim ' s sense of duty and his high ideals will inevitably win him success. Platoon Leader I, Corporal 2: Soccer 4,3,2,1 , Monogram 2: Ring and CresI Committee 4,3,2,1; Catholic Acolytes 3,2,1; Newman Forum 3; Debate Council and Forum 3; German Club 3; Howitzer 3,1, Activities Editor I; Outdoor Sports Club 3; Handball Club 2; Pistol Club 3; Ski Club 4,3; Bazooka 2, Associate Editor 2. RAYMOND R. REGAN, Jr. Rick 1-2 Buffalo, New York From New Mexico, the passivity of Zen combined with the fire of person- ality, came Rick. Somewhat disaffected with the physical sciences, he be- came immortal by posing: " What is truth? What is beauty? What is volt- age? " Author, poet . . . and in passing, a cadet . . . the Pointer was a literary success for four years — in spite of him. Yet he, too, follows Poe. Sergeant 1; English Literature Seminar 2,1 ; Debate Council and Forum 4,3,2,1 ; Portu- guese Club 4; Pointer 4,3,2.1; Glee Club 4,3. HARRY GEORGE RENNAGEL, Jr. Hank L-2 Bradenton, Florida Hank entered West Point on a Son of Deceased Veteran appointment and has never regretted his choice of alma mater. To him. West Point has been a place for cultivating many lasting friendships. A career man. Hank will go far in whatever branch he chooses. Platoon Leader I, Corporal 2; Pointer 4,3; Handball Club 3,2; Pistol Club 2; Bridge Club 3. 433 WILLIAM HENRY RENO Bill K-1 Cassville. Missouri Out of the hills of Missouri came the ever affable " Straight Arrow. " A real go-getter and a friend. Bill spent many hours by the sink lights coaching less fortunate classmates in Kappa Uno to escape the Academic Depart- ment ' s clutches. An outstanding leader and a man who sticks to his guns. Bill is bound to be successful in anything the future may hold. Ballalioii Commander 1, Corporal 2: Lacros Forum 4.3.2. 1: Portuguese Club 3.2.1: Honii Pislol Cluh 4.3.2: Ski Club 4.3. 4.3. Numerals 4: Debale Council ami ■r 4: Camera Club 3: Fenciiii: Cluh 4: REGIS JOHN REYNOLDS Reg D-1 Canton. Ohio Reg came to us from Ohio. They took away his shining silver shirt, but he replaced it with a brown boy. Classmates soon learned that he would tolerate anything — anything, that is, except cigarette moochers. They were confronted with " My name is R.J. Reynolds, not Rockefeller! ' D-1 will miss Reg, but we all know he will be a success. Sergeant 1; Newman Forum I: Debate Council and Forum 4.3: Spanish Club 3,2: Astronomy Cluh 3: KDET 4; Camera Cluh 3,2; Hi Fi Cluh 3,2: Sailini; Cluh 3: Skeet Club 3: Ski Cluh 3. DARWIN LEE RICHARDS Piinkv C-1 South Norfolk, Virginia When Punky arrived at West Point, he didn ' t really know what to expect. After the initial shock, however, he found plenty of time to play hand- ball, along with his studying. His sense of humor, ability, and easy going attitude will make him a success in the outside world, as they did here. Platoon Leader I, Corporal 2: Football 4.3,2.1 , Monogram 3.2.1; Wrestling 4; Debute Council and Forum I: Spanish Club 3.2.1. Trcii urer I: Camera Cluh 3: Handball Club 2.1. A A V LAWRENCE ARTHUR RICHARDS Larry A-1 Arlington. Virginui Although Larry ' s buttles with the Academic Department were piecemeal, he showed a constant devotion to his greater likes. As a gymnast, his smooth movements on the parallel bars were matched by no one. Larry always could be depended upon for a reassuring smile and a warm greet- ing. Above all. Larry never sacrificed his spontaneity or his sense of values. ■am .- Soccer 4,j.:, Ni Star 2: Track -IJ.2.I: nierals 4: Oyiiinaslics 4 ivmiiaMics Cliih 2.1. Pr Monogram 3, Minor A 2. I I: KDF.T 4.3.2: Ski Cliih PHILLIP HENRY RINGDAHL Riiif ' cr McVil C-2 North Dakota Phil came from the plains of North Dakota to the hills of the Hudson Valley with a smile on his face and a kind word for everyone. He went through the Academy taking each obstacle in his stride. We will remember Ringer for his Mid-Western humor and friendly disposition. Phil ' s future will be bright no matter what he tries. Sergeani I: Track 4: Cadel Chapel Choir 4.3: Debate Council and Forum 4,3,2.1: PorliiKiiese Chih 3.2; Pomler 4.3.2: Handball Chib 3.2,1; Sailing Club I; Ski Chih 3.2.1. m DAVID MACKENZIE RITCHIE Ritch K-2 Newton, Massachusetts Though his slide rule was tinted a greenish pink, Dave usually hovered just below Dean ' s List level. He loved his " brown boy " with a passion but still found time for his first love, hockey. Dave will never find problems on the outside world too difficult even though he may not be able to underline them in red. Sergeant I; Hockey 4,3.2. Numerals 4, Monogram 3; Public Information Detail 4,3,2: Sunday School Teacher 4,3; Howitzer 4,3.2,1; Bridge Club I; Rocket Society 3. 435 -,».»u.a, . ,m.. . m».«..-.i COURTNEY MAXWELL RITTGERS B-1 Corkie Cedar Rapids, Iowa Corkie ' s four year battle with the Academic Department gives him the distinction of having spent more time in the hall after taps than any other man in B-1. and possibly the Corps. Dawn always found him ready for another battle though. His determination and friendly attitude will aid him in becoming an outstanding officer. Sergeeiiit 1; Rifle 4; Soccer . .2, Monoi yam 2; Debate Council ami Foiiini 2,1 : Portu- guese Club 4.3,2: Outdoor Sports Club 4.3: Model Railroad Club 4: Hi Ft Club 4: Chess Club 4.3: Oolf Club I: Ptstol Club 3. HOWARD H. ROBERTS, Jr. Howie G-1 Birmingham, Alabama Coming from Alabama, How never ceased to accumulate titles and posi- tions of honor, many bestowed on him by his classmates. In his four years, he acquired almost every award from Major " A " to Stars: yet he will probabl y be remembered best for his quick humor, easy smile, and his astounding theories on life. How will make a fine showing in Army Blue. Battalion Training Officer I . Corporal 2: Cross Country 4,3,2,1 , Numerals 4, Minor A 3.2, Navy Star 3: Track 4,3.2.1. Numerals 4, Minor A 3,2,1, Navy Star 2, Captain J: Honor Committee 2,1: Class Committee 3,2,1: Sutidav School Teacher 3: Russian Club 4,3: Pistol Club 4.3,2: Public lulormation Detail 4.3,2: Stars 2,1. JAMES JOHN ROBERTS J,J. Hamilton A.F.B. K-1 California Always having a great deal on his mind, Jim often times found it difficult to concentrate on the academic subjects in his curriculum. A lost " board fight " or two didn ' t lose the campaign, but it did save two good eyes for the Air Force, which will be proud to have him flying. Sergeant I: Debate Council and Forum 4.3.2,1 : Sailing Club 3,2: Skeet Club 3,2,1. 436 w P .loiva ' Kill k Ulan any ' ' i™ ready liiude wiii G-1 Alabama and posj. HI " years, » he will :■ and lis ' Minor Ji dm I: I ' m (U eves for WALTER GAINES ROBERTSON H-1 Butch Las Vegas, New Mexico Many of us remember Butch as " King of the Rock " Plebe Christmas. From tanks on the Buckner beachhead to " Danny Boy " and " Scarlet Rib- bons. " Butch always seemed to score especially high with the " drags " as well as the guys. All of us, however, remember the genuine smile and friendly hand which have gained our enduring respect, admiration, and friendship. Ballation Commander I, Corporal 2: Baseball 4; 150 Pound Fooihall 3,2,1, Minor A 3. Navy Star 3: Public Injormaiion Detail 4,3,2; Cadet Chapel Choir 4,3,2.1, Cadet in Charge I: Debate Council and Forum 4,3,2.1, Dialectic Society 4,3,2,1: Glee Club 4.3.2.1; Camera Club 3: Pistol Club 4.3: Skeet Club 2. DENNIS M. ROONEY K-2 Denny Chippewa Fails, Wisconsin " Sir, my name is Mr. Rooney! Sir, I am from Chippewa Falls, Wiscon- sin. " Later Denny could look back with satisfaction on four years. Re- nown at Camp Buckner for ' Nickel Ante ' and water skiing were his; he read, too, to the extent of a novel or two each night. His sense of duty, mixed with a sense of humor, should assure him a rewarding military career. Sergeant 1: Public Information Detail 4; Newman Forum 3: Ordnance Club 2; Debate Council and Forum 4.3.1; Special Program Committee 4; Bridge Club 3.1; Rocket Society 4.3.2.1. ROBERT BERNARD ROSENKRANZ G-2 Rosie Pompton Lakes, New Jersey Rosie, during his four years, has elevated himself above his contempo- raries in fields ranging from academics to the opposite sex. He became so enthusiastic about extra-curricular activities and FCA ' s that most of his last two years were spent away from West Point (Lucky Boy). Success is definitely in store for Bob, G-2 ' s swinging good will ambassador. Training Sergeant I, Corporal 2; Pistol 4,3; Public Information Detail 3; Jewish Choir 4,3,2,1; French Club 4,3,2; Pointer 2,1; Pistol Club 4,3,2; Sailing Club 1. 437 mm THOMAS HARRISON ROUSSEAU, HI E-2 Tom Jackson, Mississippi Tom. the li ' l man from Mi ' ssippi, who left young hearts aflutter back home, leaves West Point having accomplished much and having won many friends. Always knocking on the back door of Stars, he never quite made it. An able coach, a quick smile, a terror on the dance floor, a hearty sense of humor — all these describe Tom. Seigeani I; Swimming 4,3,2,1, AssislanI Manager 4,3,2, Manager I; Sunday School Teacher 4,3,2,1: Debate Council and Forum 4; Russian Cluh 4,3,2,1: Pointer 3: Glee Cliih 3,2,1: Camera Cluh 4; Outdoor Sports Club 2,1; Pistol Club 4,3,2. L JAMES BURSE ROYCE F-2 Jim Washington. D.C. Throughout his cadet career. Jim has achieved remarkable success with his quiet, efficient manner. Having been a member of two companies, he has acquired twice as many firm friends as most cadets. He has a wide field of interests, reads a lot, and is all set to rule the world after gradua- tion. Battalion Supply Officer J, Corporal 2: Class Committee 3,2,1; Debate Council and Forum 3,2,1; Portuguese Club 3,2,1, Secretary 2, President I; Fencing Club 4,3; Pistol Cluh 2.1: Ski Cluh 4,3,2,1. f ri 438 MELBOURNE REID RUSSELL E-2 Reicl Price, Utah During his four year stint. Reid was a boon to the athletic system, playing lacrosse and skiing, and at the same time maintaining a running battle with the Academic Department. A sense of duty coupled with a friendly and sincere manner have won Reid high esteem among his classmates and should do much to insure his success. Supply Sergeant 1, Corporal 2; Lacrosse 4,3,2, Monogram 3,2: Public Relations Coun- cil 2,1, Battalion Representative I; Ordnance Club 4,3; Debate Council and Forum 4,3,2; Astronomy Club 2; Outdoor Sports Club 3.2,1; Skeet Club 4,3.2; Ski Cluh 4.3.2.1; Ski Patrol 4.3.2,1. ■w Hj| JOSEPH PAUL RUSSO Paisano H-1 New York, New York Paisano was a true friend of the goats, as evidenced by his having been here on the Five Year Plan. A fervent believer in hot sports cars, good food (Italian, that is), and rockin ' music, Joe has won the friendship of those around him with his unselfishness, cooperation, and genuine interest in others. SviKeaiil I: CalhoUc Acolvles 3.:. : Nasimiii Forum 2.1: llandhall Club 4J.2.1. Vice Prcsuieni I: Pistol Club 2.1: WeiKhi Lifriuv Club 2.1. LEE HUGO SAGER M-2 Lee East Orange, New Jersey A one night monograph or a thousand word story for the Pointer were common Sager products. All the energy that Lee saved on studies was, however, put into athletics. Although he had frequent encounters with the T.D., his personality and wit made him a leader and a model for those who came in contact with him. Sergeant I: Tenuis 4,3,2,1 . Numerals 4. Miiuir ,-t 3.2,1: Basketball 4.3.2.1, Numerals 4, Major A 3,2,1. Captain I: Radio Club 3: Debate Council and Forum 4,3: French Club 4,3: Howitzer 2,1: C jmj Club 4,3,2,1. EUGENE PRICE SANDERS, JR. I-l Spike Lancaster, Pennsylvania As one of the East ' s finest backstrokers for three years. Spike displayed his inherent trait of rigid application to the goals he set for himself. Nev- ertheless, he was the bon vivant of I-l, enjoying life to the utmost. He is capable of succeeding at almost any endeavor and has an approach to life that will insure him a rewarding life. Sergeant 1: Swiinining 4,3,2,1 . Numerals 4, Major A 3.2.1 : Debate Council and Forum 4: Bugle Notes 4,3,2,1, .4ssociaie Editor I: Water Polo Club 4,3. 439 PHILIP JOHN SANDS P.J. E-2 Port Edwards, Wisconsin A talented athlete, P.J. chose to confine himself to company grade strife and excel in academics. Perennially on the Dean ' s List, he devoted his free time to writing his girl in Wisconsin and carousing. Unfailing devo- tion to duty and the ability to stick to the job until it is well done will make him one of the Army ' s finest. Sergeant I; Soccer 4; Track 4; Ring and Crest Committee I; Catholic Acolytes 3,2,1; Newman Forum 3,2,1; Ordnance Club I; Debate Council and Forum 4,3,1; French Club 3,2,1, Vice President 1; KDET 4; Outdoor Sports Club 2,1. ANDREA ATTILIO SARZANINI Andy K-1 Barre, Vermont Andy came to the U.S. from Italy in 1951, where he spent his early life. Living in Vermont ever since, he received his appointment from that state. Always a live wire in the company, marriage and success will follow him after graduation. Sergeant I; Soccer 4,3,2,1, Numerals 4; Hop Committee 4,3,2,1; Public Relations Committee 3,2; Debate Council and Forum 4,3,2; French Club 4,3; Ski Club 4. DONALD W. SAWTELLE B-1 Don Corpus Christi, Texas Don is the man who entered the Academy tired and has spent his four years trying to catch up on his rest. Besides resting, keeping an eye out for the ladies, and playing squash, Don has contributed his best efforts to a running battle with the Academic Department. With his easy going approach and friendly attitude, Don will make a fine officer. Training Sergeant I; Squash 4,3,2,1, Numerals 4, Monogram 3,2; Tennis 4,3,2,1, Numerals 4, Monogram 3.2; Spanish Club 4,3,2; Handball Club 3,2,1; Sailing Club 4,3,2.1; Weight Lifting Club 3,2,1. cw SciiiliC jesl for lift ' jjsiiBjiiisto W .ii 10 hit] Tare? was 1 (!) ws oui Council » live a: last lout ! ' «i Ikim l " i Cmil «« ' taitiiU ' ' ioSchullz ami welUr cotdion te made life (i collai stam !km In Smiitkl, 440 " W JAMES EDWARD SCHALL, Jr. Jim E-1 Aiken, South Carolina South Carolina sent us Jimbo possessed of a dynamic personality and a zest for hfe that won our highest esteem. He was an active participant in a number of activities, and faithfulness to the pad was another of his distinguishing traits. He will surely find his share of success in the Army. Serneaiit I; Catholic Acolvla 3,2,1: Cuihulic Cluiir 3,2,1; German Club 4,3,2; Pointer 3.2.1; Bridge Club 3.2. TAREY BESSETTE SCHELL B-2 Turey Klamoth Falls, Oregon Tarey was transferred from K-2 to B-2 where his exceeding great height (?) was out of place. His major activity, not counting Public Relations Council and Debate Council and Forum, has been the " pad. " The initia- tive and bulldog determination to get things done, which he has shown the last four years, insure a success in whatever career he follows. Platoon Leader I; Lacrosse 4; Public Relations Council 3.2.1: Radio Club 3; Debate Council and Forum 3.2,1; Russian Club 4,3,2; Weight Lifting Club 3,2; Rocket Society 4,3: Camera Club 3.2; Skeet Club 3.2. BRIAN GLEN SCHULTZ D-2 Bo Lansing, Illinois Bo Schultz breezed into the Corps and installed himself as a much needed and well-known fixture amongst the partying ranks of old D-2. His ac- cordion has supplied that " Windy City " beer hall atmosphere which has made life more livable and his beaming face set above those stars on his collar stamped itself permanently among our fonder memories. Platoon Leader I, Corporal 2; Football 4.3.2,1. Monogram 3.2; Wrestling 4.3,2, Numerals 4. Monogram 3.2; Track 4; Spanish Club 3.2,1, Vice President 2; President 1: Ski Club 4; Stars 3.2,1. 441 !2Si ' df • CARL BAIRD SCIPLE G-2 Sipe Cornwall-on-Hudson, N.Y. Sipe became both a popular and successful cadet leader. Although a whizz at the books, he was equally interested in sports, girls, and music. With his home in Cornwall, First Class year became a commuter affair. Carl will always be remembered as the guy with the winning smile and the friendly word. Executive Officer 1, Coipoml 2; Golf 4: Pistol 4J: Soccet 2.1; Rini and Crest Cotn- mittee 4,3,2,1; Cadet Chapel Choir 4.3,2,1; Debate Council and Foriiin 3.2.1; German Club 4,3,2,1; Dance Orchestra 4.3; Outdoor Sports Club 1; Pistol Club 4.3. EMMANUEL JOHN SCIVOLETTO Manny. Scivvo Peekskil C-2 New York Through the years Scivvo ' s main interests were baseball and blondes. A ready smile and a wise crack were Manny ' s trademarks. Each winter C-2 teams used the compact Italian, but springtime found Manny on Double- day Field. How such a little guy could have so much power amazed baseball spectators, but those who knew Manny were never amazed at his accomplishments. Supply Sergeant 1; Baseball 4,3,2. Numerals 4. Major man Club 4.3.2.1; Dialectic Society 2; Special Provraii 2.1; Skeet Club 3; Ski Club 3.2. .4 3,2; Ne»tnan Forum 1; Ger- Conimittee 4.3; Handball Club JAMES ARMITT SCOTT, III K-2 Ripper Iowa City. Iowa Jim Scott, an easy going guy, had an unshakable sense of humor. A sports enthusiast, he was first team " all-intermurder " football and second team ■ ' all-intermurder " basketball his Second Class year. He was nicknamed " Ripper " for his antics on the basketball court. His devotion to duty and the easy manner will make Jim " Ripper " Scott an outstanding officer. Supply Sergeant 1; Lacrosse 4; Basketball 4; Baseball 4; Ordnance Club 2; Debate Council and Forum 3.2; Pointer 4.3.2. Half-Regiment 2; Outdoor Sports Club I. I 442 t G-: [i «i»n,N.y, |l ?lia hi2 cWiihiiis Carl will Sefrieiidlv i 1 1 (tn Com- J: Gtman C-2 wVort mdfi, A DoaMe- mmi mi it GEORGE MURL SECKINGER. Jr. George E-2 Indianapolis, Indiana An Army brat of wide experience, George came to the Hudson with a vigor and vitality that made his stay here pleasurable to all. His many friends have every confidence that success will shine on him. Sergeant I: Debate Council and Forum 4.3.2: Camera Club 4.3: Hi Fi Club 3 F Pistol Club 4.3.2.1: Sheet Club 3.2.1: Ski Club 4.3. ' ' JULIUS WILLIAM SEIBEL, Jr. Bill M-1 Galveston, Texas " Dirty Bill " came to us from the Texas Aggies sporting a big smile and a large repertoire of Spanish ballads. Thanks to the T.D. he piled up a " century and a half on the pavement. Bill ' s good humor will certainly benefit him and his associates whenever the going gets rough. Ha. ' sta Liit ' go. Julio! Sergeant 1: Soccer 4.3.2.1: Major ,4 ; Spanish Club 3.2. F ' Chess Club 3: Pistol Club 3.1: Weight Fiftins Club 2. BRUCE ROBERT SEIDEL, Jr. A-1 B ' " ce West Reading, Pennsylvania BR, as he is known in the company, is very easy going. His ability to get along with others and his self-confidence will award him success many times. Saturday evenings he can usually be found at the hop or shootinsj the bull in the Weapons Room. He enjoys getting out, and anyone who knows him enjoys going with him. Company Commander I. Corporal 2: Cross Country 4: Track 4: Hop Committee 4.3.2.1: Catholic Choir 4.3: Newman Forum 3.F English Literature Seminar 2: Debate Council and Forum 2.1: German Club 4.3: Glee Club 4.3.2.1: Hi Fi Club 3.2. 443 JOHN MICHAEL SEIDL Mick C-2 Delaware, Ohio Hardworking, tenacious, and verbose are adjectives describing this Ohio boy who arrived at West Point with definite plans for the future; and since that arrival those plans have been fulfilled. Liked by those who knew him and endowed with a fine sense of humor, Mick is certain to be a success in whatever line of endeavor he may pursue. Sergeant I: Wrestling 4.3,2: 150 Pound Football 4.3: Numerals 4: 150 Pound Plebe Football Coach 1: Class Committee 3.2.1: Catholic Acolytes 4,3,2.1; Pointer Staff 4.3.2: Handball Club 4.3.2.1: Slieel Club 3.2,1: Bridge Club 3. WILLIAM EUGENE SELTZ Bill A-2 Hopkins, Minnesota Bill came to us from the land of 10,000 Lakes. A hard and conscientious worker. Bill, or affectionately " Number 26, " had no difficulties with the Departments of Tactics and Academics. " 26 " was always ready for a good hand of Bridge, unless someone needed his help, which he willingly gave. A good friend of all. Bill will always be remembered by everyone. Training Sergeant I; Cadet Chapel Choir 4,3,2,1 : Debate Council and Forum 3,2: Glee Club 4.3.2.1: Bridge Club 3.2.1. ROLAND FREDRICK SEYLAR Ron B-2 New York, New York After a year at B.P.L, Ron transferred to West Point because he preferred marching to riding the subway in New York City. After a few days of marching he decided to go Armor, naturally claiming that a tank cannot be compared to a subway train. Whatever his branch, his friendly nature, ability, and attitude will insure success. Sergeant 1: Fencing 4.3.2,1, Monogram 2: Radio Club 3,2: Debate Council and Forum 2: German Club 4,3,2.1: Camera Club 3.2: Outdoor Sports Club 1: Fencing Club 4.3,2,1; Handball Club 2; Pistol Club 2.1; Ski Club 4,3.2.1. AAA ■w C-2 • ft.01iio I Ills C ■ Mii since ' " swliim Meniicus •Ilk the liCk ewYork irefemd ( cannot nature, ■ll ' fOMI n Cki ROHLF ALEXANDER SHAFFER B-1 Buck Huntington, West Virginia " Bucky " is known throughout the Corps for his high pitched laugh and sense of humor. To Buck, man ' s best friends are a Budweiser and a tenth from the Academic Department. Never one to sweat Academics or the TD, Buck fought an uphill buttle with both and lost to the TD only when he extended Christmas Leave. Platoon Leader I, Corporal 2; Lacros.u- 4,3: Foolhall 2,1; Dehale ( oiincil and Forum 4..t.2,l: Cernian Club 4,3.2, 1: Hi Fi ( liih .).2; WeiKhtliflinK Club 2.1. GEORGE LARRY SHAMBLEE Norii; B-2 Anniston, Alabama A real runt and a product of the deep South, George never quite got used to the Yankee winters dftring his stay on the Hudson. Although the Aca- demic Department really tried to haze him, he never let them (or any- thing else) get him very worried. His easy-going manner will be a great benefit to him in the years to come. Sergeant 1; Gyninastic 4: Debate Council and Forum 3,2,! : Spani. ' ih Club 3,2: Pointer Staff 3,2,1. CYRUS NEWTON SHEARER, HI B-1 Cy La Grange, Georgia Stars began to grow on Cy ' s collar during the middle of plebe year, and came into full bloom in September of yearling year. No Academic De- partment was able to remove them. After four frigid Yankee winters, Cy shall take a sixty-day break in his native southland and then begin work on the next stars which beckon him. Company Commander !: Stars 3,2,1: Football 4; Cross Country 4: Track 4, Numerals 4; Debate Council and Forum 4,3,1; Camera Club 3,2; Hi Fi Club 2. 445 rfi RICHARD DALE SHEEDER Dick K-2 Elmira, New York Dick brought to West Point an easygoing manner and winning person- ality that have remained with him throughout his four years. An avid sports enthusiast, he could always be counted on for full support of anv Army team. Dick was as serious in his academic endeavors as he was in averting the Tactical Department. His friendly disposition will long be remembered. Sergeant I, Corporal 2: Foolhall Manager 4.3,2.1: Cudel Chapel Choir 4,3,2,1; Ord- nance Club 2: Glee Cliih 3,2.1; Hi Fi Club 2; Pistol Club 3: Rocket Society 3. THOMAS NEWTON SHERBURNE Toitt K-2 Pensacola, Florida Addicted to " dragging. " Tom never fought the habit and spent a great deal of time peacefully enduring his weakness. Always " pro, " Sherbs never let studying interfere with his academics. Without his sense of humor and his repertoire of wisecracks and ad libs, the company would have been as flat as spaghetti without wine. Platoon Leader 1, Corporal 2; Hop Conin, 2,1: Spanish Club 4,3: Pointer Staff 4; Ches. ttee 4,3,2.1; Debate Council and Forum Club 4; Rocket Society 4,3: Bridge Club ti TED All Its BesI liiio always at ' year ' s. His He will be Iraining ai 5(r(«i«l ; fWoUm JOHN 1 or a (rieo fa are a ofoihen- fiilolCliil 446 DALE WENDELL SHIPLEY Ship F-2 Xenia, Ohio Ship exemplified midwestern calmness and self-reliance. From managing the Varsity Nine to " managing " the Sunday School Teachers, Dale made himself an example of behavior, and won the friendship and respect of many in the Corps. He plans for Airborne, Ranger, Infantry, and his new wife, Eloise, all to make his life in the Army enjoyable and successful. Supply Sergeant I; Baseball 4; Baseball Manager 2,1, Major A I; Chapel Chiiners 4,3,2,1; Sunday School Teacher 4,3,2,1; Sunday School Superintendent 2,1; Debate Council and Forum 2; French Club 4,3: Protestant Discussion Group 4; Camera Club 1; Pistol Club 2. W.yiRE maximiir Tactical i «ssive a ineminei w TED ALBERT SHOW ALTER G-2 Tas Roundup, Montana Best known to his classmates as the man behind the camera, Ted was always at work trying to make the new Howitzer a little better than last year ' s. His ready smile and easygoing Montana manner won many friends. He will be remembered as one of the few who looked forward to Ranger training and duty in Korea. Scrwiiiu I: Ordnance Club .?.. ' ,■ Dclnilc Council and Foiuni J.:. I: Howil-c: 4J,2.1. Pliolo Editor I: Camera Clul -fj.:.!: Outdoor Sporr-; Clu y 2: Model Airi ' lane Club 3: Sailing Club 3,2. JOHN BRUCE SHROYER H-2 John Memphis, Tennessee Sometimes he was outspoken, but never was he without a cheerful word or a friendly smile. Yearling year he weathered the storms of the Aca- demic Department to get that commission and diploma. Imbued within him are a serious nature, an enthusiasm for duty, and an understanding of others — the Army will be fortunate to number him among its ranks. Scrneanl I: Football 4.1. Niuncnd 4: Wresilhi 4: Radio Club 2; Spanish Club 3.2.1: Pistol Club 2. WARREN BELLAMY SHULL I-l SiKtIly Los Angeles, California Dedicated to the concept that what cannot be achieved by Taps is not worth achieving, Warren has efficiently reduced life at West Point to a maximum number of hours under the " brown boy. " Fearing neither the Tactical nor Academic Departments, his only worry has been the ex- cessive noise yearlings make after taps. Warren will imdoubtedly make an eminently effective officer. Sergeant I: Astronomy Club 3: Pointer 4: Handball Club 4.3.2: Bridge Club 4.3.2. 447 KENNETH EUGENE SIEGENTHALER K-2 Sieg Elgin, Minnesota Sieg brought a dry Minnesota wit that made life more enjoyable for the members of Kappa Dos. The future should hold much for Sieg, who has always shown a drive to pick out the important things and work for them. This has sometimes meant study before reveille, but then again he made up for lost time in the afternoon. Sergeaiil I: Assislaiit Baskelbalt Miiiui ;ci 4: Hoiuu Comiwiilce 2,1 : English Lileratiire Seminar 3,2: Maihciiuiiics Forum 3.2: Ordmuuc ( liih 3: Radui Chih 3: Dehalc Coun- cil and Forum 4.3,2.1: Kinsuin Club 2: Ccrnuiii ( Inh 4.3.2: iMronomv Club 3: KDET I: Camera Club 1: .in (. h,h 2: Outdoor Snoi s C liih 3.2: Hi Fi Club 3; Fencing Club 2; Pistol Club 3.2,1: Rifle Club 3,2,1; Sailtm; Club 3: Skeet Club 3.2,1: Ski Club 2- Skin Diving Club 2. WILLIAM HOWARD SIEVERS G-1 " ' ' Scarsborough, Maine A standout on the Triathlon Team, Will did not confine his athletic ability to running, shooting, and swimming. On the dance floor in particular he combined a winning smile, a well-rounded personality, and an unequalled sense of rhythm to noticeably good effect. Possessing all the qualities any- one could need. Will will go a long way in his chosen profession. Sergeant I: Ordnance Club 2,1: French Club 4,3,2,1: Pointer Staff 3; Hi Fi Club 3,2,1: Fencing Club 2,1: Pi.stol Club 4,3.2.1: Ski Club 4,3,2; Rocket Society 2; Triathlon Club 3,2,1. JOHN CHARLES SIGG E-2 J " ck Johnstown, Pennsylvania From a painter ' s scaffold, via the U.S. Army, the blonde Prussian arrived at West Point having already tasted a little cadet life at U.S.M.A.P.S. In keeping with his Prussian heritage. Jack developed deep motivation. He used 100% effort whether studying Yogi, philosophy, or juice, or playing on the fields of friendly strife. Company Commander I . Corporal 2; Cross Country 4; Track 4; Mathematics Forum 2.1; Dchuic Council and Forum 4,3.1; German Club 3,2.1: Outdoor Sports Club 4,3.2.1: Pisiol Club 3,2,1; Ski Club 4,3,1; Weii;htUfting Club 2. ' ,J t itJdf - ' « d 448 MARK NORMAN SILVERMAN Mark E-2 Brookline, Massachusetts The Thinker, sometimes. He was serious about the higher things in Hfe but succumbed to the jogs of a party with little persuasion. He lived in dread of the engineering courses but loved to match wits with the social scientists. 4,1: French ( liih 4; ' inlcr Suifl . ; ,■ : Ikhi 4..i.:.l: Dcluilc ( llih 4J.:.n Ulllilooi Spa I iiiul •, ( hih 2. FRANCIS GORDON SISK B-1 Frank Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Always in need of a dollar in spite of his many programs to either make or save money, Gordy spent four years at West Point with never more than $4.61 in his account. But he could always find a way to stretch that last dollar to make it back to Pittsburgh. An individualist and a character in the true sense of the word, he can never be forgotten. Scr!;eaiil J: Catholic Acnhles 3.2,1: Russian Chib 4,3,2,1: As roiiomv Chih 4,3: Hand- hall Club 2: Ski Cliih 4.3.2.1: Ski Patrol I: Public Infonnalion Detail 4,3.2.1. CYRUS RAYMOND SISSON Cy B-2 San Francisco, California Cy has been influenced along the way by some convincing Armor " files, " and appears lost to the tankers for life. Avoidance of the more arduous sports didn ' t prevent his making his mark in Intermurder Cross Country, but in academics, only the French and English Departments made him work. Others tried, but they only tempered his outright positivism. Training Sergeant I; Catholic Choir 4,3: Debate Council and Forum 2,1; French Club 4,3,2.1; Glee Club 3,2,1. RICHARD CHARLES SKAGGS Dick G-2 Pratt, Kansas Dick accomplished the most in the least amount of time. A firm believer in the plebe system, he seldom let infractions go uncorrected. His career success seems forecasted by his performance as the Commandant in the 100th Nite Show. Having borne all cadet problems from Solidhead to roommates, Dick still kept a fine sense of humor. Serf;eanl I; 150 Pound Foolhalt 2; Public Infonnalion Derail 4.3.2.1: Suiiilnv Schiiol Teacher 4; Catholic Acolyle. 4,3,2,1: Howitzer 4,3,2,1: Camera Club 1: Sailini; Club 3: Sheet Club 3; Sky Divinn Club 2,1: lOOlh Night Show 3,2,1. JOHN EARLE SKILLMAN A-2 John Upper Montclair, New Jersey John will always be remembered by his efficiency and ingenuity, whether in designing speakers for his stereo or converting packing boxes into TV consoles. Having little trouble with academics and the T.D., John found few " dragless " weekends and was always ready for a hand of bridge. His sincerity and flawless performance of duties will stand him in good stead. Company Executive Officer 1, Corporal 2: Rifle 4: German Club 4,3.2.1 . Treasurer I: Hi Fi Club 2; Ski Club 3,2.1: Bridge Club 3,2. M-2 New York, New York MICHAEL SKOTZKO Scot I y Scotty took on West Point after four years of service in the Air Force, which made barracks life no challenge. Scotty excelled in handball and pistol; he also earned a healthy respect for his left jab and right cross. No one has any doubt that he will turn in a fine performance as an officer. Supply Sergeant 1. Corporal 2: Rim; and CreM Committee 4,3,2.1: Russum Club 3,2,1: Special Program Committee 4,3,2: Camera Club 3: Handball Club 2,1; Pistol C hib 3,2,1. 450 m Wiever rad to A-2 I Jersey helher nloTV I lound Ije. His MONTE THOMAS SLOAN Monic B-1 Superior, Wisconsin Believing that the sword is mightier than the pen, the slide rule, and several other instruments of academic endeavor, Monte spent most of his cadet career on the wrestling mat or in the company of several young ladies who were definitely show-stoppers. He will be remembered as a fearsome competitor and a man who prized his individuality and his heritage. Seigcwil I: Fodlhatt 4: I rack 4: IV r Hi l-i Cliih 2: Huinlhiill Cliih 4 J. 2. ilwii 4.i,2.l. Niiiiu-iuh 4; Class Con LARRY FRANCIS SMALLEY L-2 l „,ry Dayton, Ohio Pressing on toward the mark with ever increasing competence, Larry has proved himself to be an outstanding member of the class. He has dis- played his leadership not only as commander of L-2, but in his service as a superintendent of the Church School as well. Such a record can not fail to provide the foundation for worthwhile success in the future. Company Commanchr I, Corporal J. Pi lol 3.2: Sumlay School Teacher 4J.2.I: Ger- man Chih 2.1: Pistol Chih 3.2,1. M-2 .York Force, J anil m EDGAR DDANE SMITH Smittv G-1 Palo Alto, California Smitty, it can truly be said, brought the sunshine of California into our everyday life. With academics and track constantly vying for his time, he gave them both his energetic all. Combining his energy and his driving determination to see a job done well we will undoubtedly see him in the front on any assignment. Club 3: French Cliih 3: Seru Hi I am I: Track 4,2. Numerals 4. Monofirain 2: Oidnanct I ( luh 2: Pisiol Cluh 3: RiHe Club 3: Skeci Club 3. 451 mmmmm mr wwwm . GEORGE SIDNEY SMITH Chip H-2 Charlotte. North Carolin;i Chip Smith — a name and face that will be long remembered in H-2 tor the hours of labor spent in keeping us " pro " — was the example of giving your best to every undertaking. The radio club, the sailing team, athletics, academics — all received his best efforts and his many talents. Past and future? A good classmate and a fine officer. SergeaiU I: Radio CItih 4.3.2.1 . PiesidenI 2,1 : Dcl ale Ciniiuil ci itl Fviiiiii 4,J: Freiiilt Cliit: }.2: Sailing Cliih 4..1.2.I. Si ' ni ' Uirv I; Ski Cliih I: Bruise Club 2. PHILLIPS WALLER SMITH, Jr. SmillY A-l Cleveland. Ohio Smitty has admirably represented himself as well as his military family tradition in the life of a cadet and future junior officer. Phil worked hard, but he was never one to take a side seat with the girls. When Smitty graduates he will leave unfillable gaps in the Corps and in barracks life. Sergeant I: Wresllina 4: Debate Council and Forum 4,3,2: German Club 4,3,2,1: KDET 3.2: Camera Cliih 3: Hi Fi Club 4.3.1: Pistol Club 4.3.2.1: Skeet Club 2: Ski Club 4,3.2,1. C.- CHARLES JOHN SOLLOHUB Chuck H-2 Jacksonville, Florida Known to those in close association with this " hive " who never studies as " Moose " for obvious reasons, this Army Brat has a tremendous future. He will always be remembered as a valuable member of the swimming team and one who holds the members of the opposite sex in cautious regard. Lots of luck, Chuck. Executive Officer ,■ Stars 2: Swimming 4,3,2,1, Numerals 4, Major A 3,2,1, Captain 1: Catholic Acolytes 3,2,1: Newman Forum 3; Radio Club 4,3: Sailing Club 3: Water Polo Club 2,1: Rocket Society 2. 452 JOHN KNAPP SOLOMON G-1 Johnny Arlington, Virginia It would not be appropriate to talk of John ' s many talents, for although he possesses them, this book records the graduates of the Military Academy, not a conservatory. For four years he has driven us constantly with the enthusiasm which all who know him will recognize. When this enthusiasm is pointed at the service, it cannot help but result in success. Platoon Leader I: Soccer 4,3: Sunday School Teacher 3,2,1; Ordnance Club 3; Dia- leclic Society 4.3.2.1: Clee Club 4.3.2,1. JOHN OWEN SOMMERCAMP K-2 Johnnie Beaumont. California When this Californian joined Kappa Dos, he brought with him a trumpet and a tremendous knack for making friends. As a Plebe he didn ' t take long to discover all the food was in the corps squad area which is where he spent two seasons out of every year. John ' s natural ability, personality, and sincerity destine him for success. Sergeant I: Football 4,3,2.1. Numerals 4, Monot rain 2: Rini: and Cre .t C oniuuttce 1: Cadet Chapel Choir 4.3.2.1: Glee Club 3. WALTER EDWARD STANLEY Ted C-2 Redlands, California The man to see for good seats at Special Programs or a good Academic coach, a " pro drag " on weekends or a Susie in California, and the one that was sure to leave a lasting impression on your shoes, " Magoo " will take with him the laughs of many, and the friendship of all who knew him. Sergeant 1: Gymnastics 4, Numerals 4: Public Information Detail 2.1: Catholic Aco- lytes 2,1: Newman Club 3.2.1: Debate Council and Forum 4,2,1: Spanish Club 4,3: Howitzer 4: Dialectic Society 4,3,2.1 : Special Program Committee 3: Bridge Club 3. 453 S T? " " f O ' RAYMOND ELLIOT STARSMAN H-2 5fflw Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Although he didn ' t know Lee lost his right arm. the Stars was a master of reconnaissance for secluded spots in the bush until he was trapped by a marsh. After the martyred mouse on hamburgers incident, he never could quite abandon the role of passive resistor. He strode across the gray stage to the accompaniment of laughter and will take his curtain calls to cries of " Well done. " Sergeant I; Jewish Choir 4.3,2,1 : Oninance Club 3,2: Debate Couticil and Forum 3,2; German Club 4,3,2; Bugle Notes 2.1; Fencing Club 3: Pistol Club 4,3,2,1. ROBERT JAMES STEEGE Boh F-2 Clarence, Iowa Bob is a loyal lowan who has not lost the easy-going manner he brought to West Point. His friendly attitude and his natural sense of responsibility have gained him many friends throughout the Corps. Just knowing him has been a real pleasure. A conscientious worker and leader, he has al- ready carved out the pattern of success he will enjoy in the future. Executive Officer I; Honor Committee 2,1; Hop Committee 3,2,1; Debate Council and Forum 4; German Club 4,3,2: Howitzer 4,3.2; Camera Club 3,2; Outdoor Sports Club 4.3: Handball Club 3,2,1: Pistol 3; Ski Club 4.3. 454 JOSEPH WILLIAM STEWART K-2 Joe Ford City, Pennsylvania Four years ago, a guy stepped off the bus, and for the first time we saw Joe ' s famous Alfred E. Newman smile. From that day on, his sense of humor and friendliness made life more bearable for all of us in K-2. We all feel confident that Joe will continue to build and climb the ladder to success. Supply Sergeant I; Basketball Manager 4; Debate Council and Forum 4; Rocket Society 4.3,2,1, Secretary I; Pointer 3,2; Dialectic Society 2.1, Treasurer I; Special Program Committee 2,1. - " . GUSTAV HENRI STIEHL, IV Gus F-1 Sacramento. California Gus has never stopped longing lor sunny California. A believer in " Corps Squad Pad. " Gus never failed in his duty to log as many hours as humanly possible. A natural " hive, " he always found time to help his classmates in academics. Having never had any difficulty with West Point, Gus is bound to be a sure success in the Artillery. SergeaiU I : Debate Council and Forum I; German Club 4J: Dialeclic Society 3: Hi Fi Club 4.J.2.I. Cusioilian I: Ski Cluh 4J,2.I; Bridge Club 2.1. JAMES MILTON STOKES Fish H-2 Beaumont, Texas Fish arrived here with a Beaumont telephone directory which became the center of a little bit of Texas wherever he went. A shrewd politician, he never admitted defeat unless it was advantageous. With his celestial collar on, he merrily met each sally from outside his private empire by offering to show his famed photograph album and explain the wonders therein. Regimental Supply Sergeant 1 : Stars J; Sunday School Teacher 4,3.2,1 : Radio Club 2: Debate Council and Forum 2: German Cluh 4,3,2; Pistol Club 3: Ski Club 2. THOMAS RICHARDSON STONE TR 1-2 Milwaukee, Wisconsin While everyone was sitting in his cell, the Honorable Tom was gallivanting around the country debating and collecting per diem. His energy was — is — phenomenal, as was his linguistic ability. Some of his time was occupied sitting at the Round Table with the Honor Committee. History is his hobby — he should make it in the future. Sergeant 1; Swimming 4, Numerals 4; Honor Committee 2,1: Sunday School Teacher 4,3,2,1; Debate Council and Forum 4,3,2,1; Spanish Club 2; Howitzer 3; Pointer 4; Water Polo Club 4. 455 LAWRENCE JOHN STONEHAM, Jr. C-2 Stoney Milbrook, New Jersey Stoney was always in the midst of any good intramural game. His soccer teams were always going at full speed. His swimming abilities helped stop C-2 ' s losing streak at 32 games. On the water polo team, he was instrumental in bringing C-2 one of our few regimental championships. His strong character won him many lasting friendships and made him a great man to have around. Sergeatu 1 : Hockey 4: Catholic Acolytes 3; Art Club 2,1 ; Sheet Club 3,2: Ski Club 2,1. JAMES LEIGHTON STORK Bird A-2 Medina, New York Jim came in without a worry in the world and was assigned to take French. But French ended, and so did his only worry. Corps Squad activities were halted by a broken arm, so he directed his extra curricular attention toward music and, of course, the pad. An amazingly versatile individual. Bird will be a success wherever he goes. Sergeant 1: Gymnastics 4; Cadet Chapel Choir 4,3,2,1; French Club 3; Dance Orches- tra 4.3: Glee Club 4,2: Hi Fi Club 2; Ski Club 2; Bridge Club 2,1. JAMES DEAN STRACHAN Jimmy D-2 Galveston, Texas Jimmy Dean arrived with a guitar under one arm and a smile on his face. After three years the guitar was replaced by a passion for foreign adven- tures and parties, but his poetic ability continued to entrance young ladies and baffle the English Department. His easy-going manner will stand him in good stead when the great day in June arrives. Look out. Infantry! Sergeant 1; Triathlon 2,1: Spanish Club 4,3: Astronomy Club 3,2,1, Secretary 2, Presi- dent I; Weight Lifting Club 3,2; Art Club 3,2. 1 ' ' Z ' " s 456 ROBERT MOLLIS STRAUSS, Jr. Bob M-2 Monterey, California Never at a loss for words. Bob ' s ready humor and often penetrating wit both raised morale and deflated egos with uncanny realism. His respect for athletics, and devotion to a job well-done, have always displayed his steadiness and drive. This is the " Robbie " we all knew, endowed with the stuff of greatness; his future can be limited only by his own desires. Plaloon Leader I , Corporal 2: Lacrosse 4; Basketball 4,3,2,1 , Numerals 4, Monogram 3, Major A 2,1: Public Information Detail 2,1; Public Relations Council 2; Chapel Acolytes 4,3.2,1, President I; Debate Council and Forum 4,3,2,1; French Club 4,3,2; Camera Club 4,3,2. WILLIAM AUSTIN STRICKLEN, III Bill M-1 Reform, Alabama With the exception of the nightmares handed to him by European History and Yearling math, this Army brat managed to get by with little or no trouble. Always ready with a helping hand or a friendly smile or word, he was M-l ' s gain and K-l ' s loss from Yearling year on. We ' ll guarantee his success. Sergeant I; Rifle 4,3; Wrestling 3,2; German Club 4,3; Outdoor Sports Club I; Model Airplane Club 3; Chess Club 4,3,2,1, Secretary 3, Vice President 2, President 1; Rifle Club 2; Sheet Club 2,1. JOSEPH S. STRINGHAM A-2 Joe Appleton. Wisconsin Always looking for that unturned stone, Joe has tried just about every- thing from skydiving and playing 150-pound football to waging constant war with the solids and engineering departments. We all know the Chief ' s adventurous nature and lack of academic prowess, and will miss his un- selfishness and sense of humor. Platoon Sergeant 1; Track 4; 150-Pound Football 4,3,2,1, Numerals 4, Navy Star 3. Major A 3,2,1; Portuguese Club 3; Ski Club 4,2; Parachute Club 2,1. A ' )l JAMES EDWARD STRUVE Irving C-1 Seward, Nebraska After a year at the University of Nebraska, Jim brought with him to West Point a sense of humor and the ability to get along with everyone. Al- though he did not show great prowess on the fields of friendly strife, he was always ready to wrestle his " Brown Boy " and usually lost. His unas- suming manner and friendly smile will be remembered by all. Platoon Sergeant I; Lacrosse 4; Ordnance Club I; Debate Council and Forum 4,3,2,1; Russian Club 4.3,2,1; Camera Club 3,2,1; Hi Fi Club 4,3,2,1; Ski Club 4,3,2,1. B-1 El Paso, Texas ALEXANDER JAMES STUART, III Sandy Sandy is a hard, cheerful worker throughout the week, but on any week- end he is one of the Corps ' most reliable " draggers, " never to be found in his room. Always ready to do a favor for a friend, Sandy ' s ambitions, love of life, passion for tennis, and Army background should give him a real head start in the Artillery. Sergeant I; Squash 4,2, Numerals 4, Monogram 2; Tennis 4,3.2,1, Numerals 4, Mono- gram 3,2,1; French Club 4.3,1; Camera Club 2,1; Sheet Club 4,3.1. CHARLES MICHAEL SWAIN B-2 Mike Army brat Constantly in love with three or four girls at the same time, Mike was never at a loss for letters. His electronic talents led him to build a re- nowned O.C. detector and alarm system. An avid sailing fan, he spent many happy hours cruising the Hudson. Despite his diverse activities, he was always on the Dean ' s List. Can he miss? Sergeant 1; Rifle 4; Cadet Chapel Choir 4,3,2; Spanish Club 4.3; Pointer 3.2.1; Model Railroad Club 3,2; Hi Fi Club 4.3.2,1: Sheet Club 4,3,2,1. 458 iioWesi I ' one, Al- strife, lie Hiiwas- 0. Tesas ly seek- found in flbilioiis. J9 PHILIP ALDEN SYKES El Phil Marion, Ohio Phil ' s main interests were centered around the " A " football squad and getting out of every WGR possible. During the winter, he was E-l ' s main- stay on her Brigade Championship basketball team. He never had any trouble with academics and was found wrapped up in his " brown boy " any time after 2100. His devotion to duty and personality will inevitably bring him success in his Army career. Platoon Leader I, Corporal 2; Football 4,3,2,1, Numerals 4, Monogram 3,2, Major A I: Track 4: Lacrosse 3: Debate Council and Forum 4,1; Spanish Club 4,3,2; Golf Club 3; Bridge Club 3,2. JAMES BONDY TAYLOR J.B. H-2 San Antonio, Texas From the ranks of the " Poop Schoolers " came this Texan, and he is one of the few of those " brown shoe Army boys " that has survived the on- slaught of the obstacles that have faced him since 2 July 1957. There is little doubt that Jim will be one of the best officers that H-2 has ever fostered. Company Commander I; Golf Manager 4,3.2,1. Managers .4 3.2.1: Ring and Crest Committee 4.3.2.1; Radio Club 2: Spanish Club 4.3.2.1; Hi Fi Club 2.1. Vice President I; Pistol Club 3. jy bral lie WIS Ks. lie j m DAVID JENS TEAL Dave H-2 Corvallis, Oregon The transition from suede to grey took a little time, but Oregon ' s con- tribution to the corps finally took it in stride and has bested the " Com. " the upperclassmen, the system, the Academic Departments, and the rigors ot First Class year in succession. Another transition is forthcoming but it will be easier, and the gold bars will sit on capable and enthusiastic shoulders. First Sergeant I; Golf 4.3.2,1, Numerals 4. A 3.2.1; Radio Club 2; Spanish Club 4,3.2; Pistol Club 2; Ski Club 4.3.2; Rocket Society 2. 459 JAMES LEE TEDRICK K-1 Big T Casey, Illinois A stranger from the land of catfish, corn, and crude oil, " T " realized his two big ambitions: the first, to log as much sack time as possible; the sec- ond, to deadbeat on the golf team First Class year. His natural inclination to save leg power should stand him in good stead in the Armor. May he always get a first-round hit. Serjeant I; Debate Council and Forum 4,i,2.1; Spanish Club 4,3,2; Pointer 4; Camera Club 4,3; Outdoor Spurts Club 4,3,2,1; Custodian 4; Ski Club 4,3. RICHARD ANDREW THOMPSON Dick D-1 Aurora, Minnesota From the cold state of Minnesota came a son whose warm friendship has gained respect and admiration from everyone he has met. While normally quiet and reserved, his voice may occasionally be heard booming out during periods of exuberance. Dick " s dedication to the highest standards and his dependability assure a successful career in the military service. Sergeant I; Honor Committee 2,1; Sunday School Teacher 2,1; German Club 3,2; Golf Club 2,1; Ski Club 4,3,2,1. RAY LEE TILGHMAN Ray L-1 Orlando, Florida Ray came to the Rock from sunny Florida bringing with him a solid Dixie foundation, a deep tan, and three pair of long Johns. Never having any difficulty with academics, Ray found time for his favorite pastimes: fe- males and his " Brown Boy. " His friendliness and cooperative spirit will not be forgotten. Sergeant 1; Sunday School Teacher 4,3,2,1: Spanish Club 3,2,1; Astronomy 3,2; Ski Club 4,3. 460 K-1 «i-.lllinoB " 1 D-l Minnesota iiisliiptiii MnMi|j omnj oui xrvice, • ' 0«i J,!; L-1 niDg aiv imei: ft- FRANKLIN THOMAS TILTON I-l Laconia, New Hampshire Frank was always master of the situation, whether grinding out a mono- graph or getting to reveille in two minutes. An advocate of a well-rested mind, he still found time to earn stars, coach the " goats, " and get his picture on the wall of the gym. A scholar and an athlete Frank is a credit to the Academy. Supply Serneaii! I: Track 4: Calholic C hair 4,); S ' ewman Foniin i,2,l: Malhemaiics Forum 2.1: Aslronoinv Cliih J,2: Triulhlon Cliih 2.1: Glee Cltib 4.3: Handball Cluh 2.1: Pistol Cluh 2.1. CuUoilian ; i ( i J. WILLIAM GALVIN TOBIN Bill M-2 Portchester, Massachusetts A list of accomplishments could not adequately describe Boston ' s con- tribution to ' 61. He will be remembered as one always respected and yet popular. An excellent athlete and hard working student, he was always called upon whenever there was an important job to be done. It seems only natural to predict continued success. Company Commander I: Hockey 4,i. S ' umerals 4: Newman Forum 4.3: Debate Council and Forum 4.3.2.1: Spanish Cluh 4.3: Pointer 4,3: Golf Cluh 4.3.2.1: Ski Club 4.3.2.1. PATRICK MICKAEL TRINKLE M-1 Trink JefTe rsonville, Indiana A pocket-sized bomb with a long fuse can best describe Trink. He holds the distinction of being M-l ' s shortest component. Pat was a man well- liked by all who knew him. Quiet by nature, he was amiable to all. The future holds much in store for him if he can stay awake till it gets here. Sergeant 1: Soccer 4,3: Cadet Chapel Choir 4.3.2.1: Debate Council I; Spanish Club 4.3,2: Glee Club 4,3,2.1: Ski Club 4.3. 461 a 462 JOSEPH RUDOLPH TSCHAMLER El Joe Augusta, Maine One of the friendliest men in the Corps, the pride of Maine was one who could always be relied upon for a helping hand. No one can say what the future holds but one thing is certain: No matter what life throws in his path, Joe shall emerge the victor. Serxeuiii I: Class Commiiu-f 4.3.2.1: Riissuin Club 4.J: Ski Club 3,2,1. JOHN O ' NEILL TURNAGE H-2 Ji ' ck Charleston, South Carolina Silent and determined, little comment was heard from Jack, until we came to know him. Then he erupted, revealing his innate deviltry and jovial sense of humor. Jack ' s abilities were never questioned as his performance was invariably outstanding, his red girl notwithstanding. His magnetic ways will undoubtedly gain for him in the future the admiration and friendship so nobly deserved. Platoon Leader 1: Soccer 4, Numerals 4: Lacrosse 4,3,2, Manager 4.3,2; Class Com- miuee 2,1: Radio Club 2: Glee Club 2. JAMES WILLIAM TYLER K-1 Bill Conway, Arkansas This Southerner ' s congeniality and easy going ways win top honors with all his classmates. Bill will be remembered for his ability to turn a typical day into a day of good times and pleasant memories. He was willing to share the troubles of everyone. His love of hard work and of hard fun mark him for success. Sergeant 1: Class Committee 3.2,1: Debate Council and Forum 4,3,2,1, Chairman Housing Committee, SCUSA 1: Howitzer 4.3.2,1: Olee Club 4,3; Ski Club 4. TB MICHAEL LESLIE UNDERWOOD HI Mike Long Beach, California Mike calls California his home, but Colorado runs a close second. Since he has been at the Point, he has been active in various cadet activities, both in and out of the company. Mike is looking forward to the Artillery after graduation, and we are sure that he will do as well there as he has in the past four years. Training Sergeant I, Corporal 2: Rifle 4.3,2.1 , Manager 3,1, Coach 2: Debate Council and Forum 4,3,2.1: Howitzer 4: Pointer 4; Dialectic Society 4,3,2,1 , Secretary 2, Presi- dent I: Special Program Committee 4,3,2,1; KDET 4; Rifle Club 3,2,1; Bridge Club 2,1; Rocket Society 4,3. MICHAEL EDMOND URETTE Mike K-2 Pebble Beach, California " Where ' s Urette? " The most appropriate answer for this wavy-haired Romeo is " Everywhere! " Whether it be Hong Kong, Vienna, or a Monterey hide-away, this Army brat has been there. As a Yearling, lost in a " goat " pasture, he even succeeded in eluding a Chemistry " P " by blinding him with a flash bulb from his famous camera. Sergeant 1; Debate Council and Forum 4,3,2; French Club 4,3; Russian Club 2,1; Pointer 4,3,2; Camera Club 2: Ski Club 2. PAUL FRANKLIN VADER, Jr. Paul M-2 Arlington, Texas Paul is the kind of a person who will always be proud of his unit. He speaks exactly what he thinks. In his own subtle fashion, Vades can relay his feelings, truthful and revealing as they are, without a qualm or a second thought. This is why Paul is, and will continue to be, liked and respected by those he meets. Platoon Leader 1; Lacrosse 4,3,2,1, Monogram 3; Hockey 4,3, Numerals 4; Debate Council and Forum 4,3,2; French Club 4,3; Ski Club 4,3. 463 PAUL EUGENE VALLELY, Jr. El P.V. Holidaysburg, Pennsylvania Four years have passed since Val came to us from Pennsylvania. The years at West Point have left their mark on him, and he has left his mark on the Point. Who can forget the terror of the " intermurder " field or the life of the parties in New York? With his natural abiltiies and persever- ence, he will undoubtedly succeed as a soldier and as a man. Sergeant I; Track 4: Cadet Chapel Choir 4,3,2,1: Debate Council and Forum 3,2; French Club 4,3,2; Dialectic Society 4; Glee Club 4; KDET 4; Ski Club 4,3,2; Weight Lifting Club 4.3,2. HENRY PETER VAN GORDER Hank E-1 Dunedin, Florida The achievement of the Rip Van Winkle award for sleeping through breakfast for two consecutive months precludes the necessity of men- tioning Hank ' s addiction to the " brown boy. " From East Barracks to graduation. Hank has been a staunch member of Easy One, easy-going with a good sense of humor. " No sweat " Hank will be a success in all future endeavors. First Sergeant I, Corporal 2; German Club 4,3,2; Special Program Committee 4,3; Pistol Club 3,2. RICHARD WARREN VAN RIPER, III 1-2 Rip Crawsfordsville, Indiana Rip came from the rolling hills of Connecticut to become the local expert in " Juice. " Rip spent his time being an amateur electrician, always keeping the company radios repaired. In spite of bouts with the Social Sciences and English, he always found time to coach his classmates. A true " engi- neer, " Rip will be remembered for his willingness to help us out. Sergeant I; Radio Club 4,3,2,1, Property Officer 2; French Club 4,3; Pistol Club 3. THtl ]i Till enin liisril Willi ALBERT Jll! Bush coul YeirtinE) " ft fy WC IrijJJiJ ' fii|)l« I. SIEVE? Slew Here is a big swiei measles a hallmarks Vaises,P Swjmil, r 464 THEODORE VANDER ELS L-2 Ted Waldwick, New Jersey Ted entered West Point after graduating from Ramsey High School, Ramsey, New Jersey in June 1957 — thus fulfilling a boyhood dream of joining the " long gray line. " To him, the Academy has become the source of invaluable training and the deepest friendships, and the object of much heartfelt gratitude. His goal in life is to serve his God and his country. ,- Cadet BaduUon Supply Officer I, Corporal 2; H Chapel Choir 4.3.2.1; Glee Club 3,2; Offi, ir Commuiee 2,t, Vice Chairm s ' Chrisiian Union; Slar.s 3,2,1 . ALBERT VANDERBUSH Bush M-2 Midland Park, New Jersey As Football Co-Captain, Dean ' s List man, and pride of Bergen County, Bush could be counted on for a steady performance. Playing guard since Yearling year has made his presence known on and off the field. The " 20 Questions " king and " Hearts " player of M-2 always had time to help his " goaty " friends. The future looks bright. Brigade Sergeant l ajor I, Corporal 2; Foolhall 4,3,2,1, Numerals 4, Major A 3,2, Co- Captain 1; Baseball 4,3,1 , Numerals 4, Major A 3; Cadet Chapel Choir 4,3,2,1; Hand- ball Club 2,1. STEVEN VASS, Jr. L-1 Steve Wallingford, Connecticut Here is an expert on Germany, a world traveler in a stock car, football ' s big scorer, the crooner of Plebe Christmas. Spring Leave saw him with measles and a date. English turnouts and Social Science coaching are his hallmarks. It ' s Armor all the way for Steve — and Deutschland. With 10 Vasses, Patton might have made it to Hong Kong. Sergeant 1; Russian Club 4,3,2,1; German Club 2. 465 IIP HUBERT BYRON VAUGHN Vic M-2 Somerset, Kentucky Hugh came to us with a smile and a desire to excel. He got them both and made quite a name for himself. His smile was an encouragement dur- ing the dark winter days and his sense of humor made those around him realize that this man would go places. Hugh will find success in any direction he chooses. First Serfieant I : Sitiuluy School Teacher I : Debate Co Club 4,3.2: Skeet Chih 3.2: H ' einhthfting Club I. ■ and Fonim 2,1: (iennaii NICOLAS ROSKOVANY VAY Nick K- Budapest, Hungary Nick was a bundle of activity from reveille to taps. We never questioned his enthusiasm for the service, and our admiration for him in this re- spect increased as the months went by. Undaunted in his assault on the academic department he enjoyed ever-increasing success, which only confirms our prediction of this satisfying and productive career. Sergeant I : Soccer 4.3,2: S ' inuning 4, Numerals 4; Debate Council and Forum 4,3.2.1 : French Club 4.3; Parachute Club 2. JOHN DEAN VEATCH Jack E-1 Chariton. Iowa From the first day of " Beast " until the end of the battle with Social Sci- ences and the T.D., Jack managed to maintain his " no sweat " attitude coupled with his well-known sense of humor. A true Hawaiian by choice and an easy going guy. Jack is sure to meet with success in any and all endeavors. Compa Hinder I. C orptyral 2: SininiJi ( lub 4.3: I ' istol Chib 3.2. 466 ibJ him m am K-l lungan slioaed Ikis re- onlhe h only SANFORD E. VEDDER, Jr. Sam M-2 Pittsburgh. Pennsylvania " Money Bags " was never hurting for " tenths, " cash or smiles. Between the H ' a Street Journal, tennis, squash, bridge, and Judy, he occasionally studied. M-2 ' s own Charles Goren could turn any situation to his advan- tage as easily as a card. His " play it by ear " " attitude, which hasn " t failed yet, will make his army career a good one. Platoon Sergeant l; Squash 4, ,2,1. Numerals 4. Xfono rain . Minoi A 2,1: Tennis 4J,2,l, Numerals 4, Monogram .). . Piihlic Information Detail 4,3.2.1: Siindav School Teachers 4,3: Debate Council and Toiuin 2,1: Hi Fi Cluh 4.3: Handball Club 3.2: Bridge Cluh 4.3,2,1. GERALD ALLEN VICK Jerrv B-2 Morton Grove, Illinois It seems that coed life at the University of Michigan was where it all started. From Beast on, life has been a merry whirl. He cultivated early a desire to outwit the academic departments, and the almighty trip was the answer. His ability to get along and his sincere readiness to help will insure success. Platoon Sergeant I: Lacrosse 4.3: Radio Club 4.3.2.1: Debate Council and Forum 4.3.2.1: Half-Regt. Ren. 2: German Cluh 4.3: Pointer 4.3: Handball Club 2.1: Ski Club 3: Bridge Cluh 4.3,2, l ' . JOHN FREDERICK VOTAW John Elmore, Ohio There was no stopping this tall Ohioan as he mastered every step along the way. Whether it was an afternoon with the low hurdles or an evening with the slide rule, each obstacle was met and overcome. The future looks bright for John; it centers On a career in the armor and a pretty brunette. Training Sergeant I: Track 4,3: Portuguese Cluh 4,3,2,1. Custodian I: Glee Cluh 4.3: Art Cluh 2: Hi Fi Cluh 4.3.2: Handball Cluh 2; Pistol Club 2. ♦ 467 WARWICK PAUL WADLINGTON Wick L-1 St. Martinville. Louisiana Our French Cajun from the Delta has all the characteristics of the grand magnolia mold, except the mumbo jumbo. He is known for gorgeous " drags, " Parisian reminiscences, and enthusiastic tippling. He often seems to be using three minds at once — devouring a book while bubbling out a pop tune in time with pufTs on his pipe. We suspect that the Armv can use all three. Plaioon Leader ; Callwlic Choii 2: Dehale Council and Faiiini 1 ,2: French Cliih 2,S, Presidenl .?,■ Astronomy Cliih . ,■ Poinler 2J.4: Dialeclic Society 4 J: Handball Club 3: Skeet Chih 1.2: Ski Club 3. HANS OTTO C. WAGNER Hans K-2 Tallahassee, Florida Four long years ago, Hans came from Florida with a keen sense of humor, a winning smile, and a funny little German accent. .Since then his ability to make friends has offset his native relationship to a well-known Bavarian paper hanger. His varied leadership traits should make his Army career a success. Plaioon Leader I: Soccer 4.3.2.1. Niunerals I. Major A 2.1: German Club 4.3.2.1: Bugle Notes 4.3.2.1 . Business Manager I. STEVEN CONNOR WALKER Steve 1-2 Aiken. South Carolina Straight negative perspiration from the word go. One of the happy crew who travels on summer leaves — and how he did travel! This gay class- mate never failed to fill an hour with laughter. Graduation, Airborne, Ranger, Artillery, Back to Europe for some more. Plaioon Sergeant I: Sailing Team 4.3.2.1: Hop Committee 2.1: Public Information Detail 4: Radio Cliih 4.3.2.1: Debate Councd and Forum 4.1: Spanish Club 4,3.2,1: Camera Club 4.3.2.1: Hi Fi Club 2.1: Sailing Club 4.3.2,1. Vice President 1: Ski Club 4.3.2. L 468 L-1 uisiana " Soul a •m can ■fM. ' ,j III Chi j- la arian ' career rborne, maim Oil: DONALD ALLEN WALSH F-1 Don (ireen Bay, Wisconsin Don came to West Point from the land of cold winters and the Green Bay Packers, but his interests soon shifted from the midwest to Brooklyn, where he managed to spend the better part of his many Glee Club week- ends. His congeniality and easy-going attitude rate Don a special place in F-Co and insure his success in the years to come. Seri:c::nl I: Catholic Acnivlex .1.2,1: Calhnlic Choir 4J,2.I: Nc Cliih 3.:. I: Camera Club 2.1: Col Cliih .12: Ski Cliih 4..1.2.I. MARTIN W. WALSH, Jr Xfculv J: Clee L-1 Jersey City, New Jersey Enthusiasm, friendship, and willingness to help those not as gifted as he, made Marty the friend of all who knew him. Whether on the athletic field, in the classroom, or at one of his many activities, he was the center ot interest. His gift of persuasion, ability to command respect, and natural leadership will make him a success. Sergeant I: Hop Committee 4J.2.I: Catholic Choir 4,.i.2.l: t man Cliih .1,2,1: Dialectic Society 2.1: Clee Cliih 2: Special Fn Handball Chih 2,1. Ger- !■ 2,1: ANDERSON HOWEL WALTERS H-2 Sandy Ligonier, Pennsylvania Sandy, known by any other name — from Chimp to others — is still Sandy. Never at a loss in a good scramble, as his multi-fractured nose will testify, this guy has the persistence to make it up any grade that shall present itself and still have time to help the buddy who needs it. Platoon Sergeant I. Corporal 2: Gymnastic. 4,3,2,1, Numeral. 4, Letter .). . Mono- gram 2: Football " B " Squad 3,2,1: Radio Club 3,2,1: Spaimh Club 2,1: Gymnastics Club 2,1: Pointer 4,3: KDET 4: Sailing Club 3,2,1. 469 ■IP FRANCIS WALTON WANNER, Jr. C-l ' River Edge, New Jersey Here is a man that didn ' t sweat it. Chip spent his plebe year in D-1 and on the " area. " He stayed on the Dean ' s List with minimum effort. One of Chip ' s outstanding contributions was his " OAO Sandy " who brightened up the campus on weekends. Chip is a fast thinker, a Christian, a com- petitor, and a man who will get the job done. Comnany Training Sergeant I. Corporal 2; Squash 4.3. Numerals 4; Soccer 2 I Mono- T, ' " ,K f ' ' lTlF ' " ' " ' ' ■ ■■■ ' - ■ " " ' ' " ' ' ' ' " ' ' ' Teacher 4.3.2.1: Spanish Club 4.3.2.1: Pistol Club 3; Sheet Club 3: Ski Club 4 3 ■ I DONALD WAYNE WATLINGTON • South Boston, Virginia What can you say about someone who displays pictures of girls, heifers, and beagle hounds — all in the same frame. He wouldn ' t " drag " if it meant another pack of cigarettes, and his famous words echo in our ears, " There ' s not a damn thing wrong with my accent! " Sergeant ,• Ordnance Club ; French Club 4.3.2: Camera Club 3: Art Club ■ Hi Fi Club 3; Fencing Club 4: Skeet Club 3: Ski Club 3. WARREN KENNETH WATSON, Jr. L-2 ' " " ' ' " ' Stillwater, Oklahoma Warren is a " confirmed " bachelor, but with that certain gleam in his eye, it is doubtful if he will he that way very long. His only trouble was with the Social Science Department, and his favorite pastime is drinking cokes and listening to popular records. " Boodles " has always had an interest for the military, and plans to make a career out of it. Sergeant I: Baseball 4.2: German Club 4.3.2. 470 k long in: Sciences, be 10 cope will homo II Mtmim GA8Y1 Mey Gaiy was 1 cam tin iifjani I; mm iniiakDa C U-Sl T " JOSEPH FRANCIS WATT L-2 Joe Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Joe was one of the few who were able to go home when the Corps took the long trip to Philadelphia for the Navy game. Doing well in Social Sciences, he was often left mystified by the science courses. Joe ' s ability to cope with any situation and his cheerful attitude should indeed carry him on to success in the service. Sergeant 1; Newman Forum 2: Debate Council and Forum 4,3,2; French Club 4,3,2; Dialectic Society 3; Hi Fi Club 2. GARY WARREN WEBSTER Webley Gary was blown East from the wind swept plains of Nebraska with the rest of the corn. Famous for his frequent Glee Club trips, sobriety, reced- ing hairline, and desire for pilot ' s wings, Webley has made what promise to be many lifelong friends and has developed an attitude which will carry him far. Sergeant 1; 150 Pound Football 4, Numerals 4; Track 4; Hop Committee 4,3,2,1; Cadet Chapel Choir 4,3,2,1; French Club 2; Glee Club 4,3,2,1. M-1 North Platte, Nebraska WILLIAM A. WEIS Bill E-2 Rochester, New York From upstate New York Bill came to us with his blond hair, blue eyes, and a knack for science and love of the outdoors. With a motto of " No Sweat " he was easy-going, a good athlete, and a good student. Bill liked camping, leave, good times, and " pro drags, " and with his ability should go far in the service. Sergeant 1; German Club 4,3,2; Outdoor Sports Club 2,1; Chess Club 3; Handball Club 2,1; Ski Club 4,3,2,1. All mmtm ALBERT LLOYD WELLS El ' oyd Bishop, California " I ain ' t a student. I ' m a lover. " These words of Lloyd could often be heard when the academics were getting him down. He sailed through the Academy with but one problem — when he ' d see Joanie again. Lloyd ' s sen se of humor and devotion to duty will see him overcome any obstacle which the future may present. Sergeant 1; Baseball 4: Spanish Club 4.3.2,1: Pomier 3.2: Outdoor Sports Club 4 32 1- Pistol Club 4,3,1: Sheet Club 4,3,2,1: Bridge Club 3. CHARLES REDFIELD WELiSH D-1 CInvUe Portland, Oregon Through his spirit and drive in athletics, his work in activities, and his easy way in the social world. Chuck won many friends. Being president of the Pistol Club and a top skier for the team and patrol left him some time, so he became First Army Triathlon Champion. His unselfishness and modesty have been an example for all who knew him. Sergeant ; Swimming 3: Debate Council and Forum 4,3,2: Spanish Club 3: Triathlon Club 2,1: Pointer 4,3; Glee Club 4: Art Club 4,3: Outdoor Sports Club 3.2: Fencing Club 2; Pistol Club 4,3,2,1, President 1: Sailing Club 4,3,2; Ski Patrol 4,3,2,1; Ski Club 4,3,2,1. LAWRENCE EDWARD WELSH Dutch C-1 Xenia, Ohio Getting in on a qualified alternate, Dutch was not sure he would get to come to West Point. After his first week, he was not sure he wanted to stay. His standing on the Dean ' s List shows that he gets what he wants. He will always be remembered for his sense of humor and sarcastic re- marks and through his activities in every phase of Cadet life including the " Area. " Sergeant 1; Golf 4,3,2, Nionerals 4, Monogram 3: Debate Council and Forum 3; Russian Club 4,3,2,1; Special Programs Committee 4,3; KDET 4; Golf Club 1. J flllirf 472 CHARLES TODD WESTPHELING Chuck 1-2 Fort Bragg, North Carolina This ambitious Army brat enjoyed his Highland home, and gave to it mightily, but he could hardly wait for June Week ' s double-header. Aca- demics were no problem for this Infantry-bound " muckoid " - — who leaves his mark, whether in activities, calling " Batls " to, rousing the " Rabble, " or just winning the respect and friendship of his classmates. The future looks bright. . . . Barialioit Aiijiiiaiu 1 . Corporal -. ' Gymnastics 3,2; Cheerleader I: Class Commillee 1; Chapel Acolytes 2,1: French Club 4,3,2,1, Secretary 2; Camera Club 4,3: Debate Council and Forum 4.3,2,1: SCUSA I: Ski Club 4,3,2,1; Rocket Society 4,3; Howitzer Staff 2,1, Assistant Editor 1. ALLAN RAY WETZEL A-1 Wetz Laice Worth, Florida From the start of his cadet career, Wetz has succeeded in winning the friendships of those around him. His unfailing humor and his willingness to help others are outstanding qualities which will enable him to achieve success throughout life. As a true friend and faithful comrade, there could never be a better man than Wetz. Sergeant I; Siindav School Teacher 4,3,2; Debate Council and Foriitn 4,3,2,1; Russian Club 3.2: Howitzer Staff 4.3; Pistol Club 2,1. DAVID WILLIAM WHITE Daveese D-1 Fairmont, Nebraska The mind behind our efficient hop committee and responsible for the many enjoyable hops during the summer trips. Member in good standing of the " D-1 Kingston Trio " and a solid ukulele player from way back. Noted for his pleasant smile and good word, and a good friend to every- one. Seen constantly for four years with a certain beautiful blonde from Philadelphia. He will certainly have the brightest of futures in the Army in the years to come. Companv Commander I, Corporal 2; Hop Committee 4.3.2,1, Chairman 4,3,2,1; Sail- ing Club 4; Ski Club 4,3; SCUSA 2. 473 mmm " 52 " LYMAN G. WHITE, Jr. M-2 Jerry Panama City, Florida Jerry, sometimes called Lyman by those who know him well and Lennie by those who don ' t, is one of those lucky individuals who does well in anything he tries. He is a good student and athlete (however, he faints if the lights go on after reveille). Jerry, with his idiosyncrasies, is well liked by all and will be a success in his chosen field. Execiiiive Officer 1 , Corporal 2: Track 4,3,2,1 , Numerals 4, Monogram 3,2, Major A I; Hop Commiiiee 4.3,2,1: Cadet Chapel Choir 4,3; Debate Council and Forum 3,2,1; Spaniih Club 4,3,2: Camera Club 3,2,1. SAMUEL D. WILDER A-1 Sam Rayne, Louisiana From high school at Kno. , Sam found his way to West Point. Never one to worry about academics or the system, he always had time for that Indian game, Lacrosse. Always one for a good time, he found himself on the best boondoggling trip of the year — Mexico City. And certainly his aggressive spirit will assure him of success. Platoon Leader I, Corporal 2: Lacrosse 4,3.2,1: Numerals 4; Major A 3.2.1; Catholic Acolytes 4,3,2; Newman Forum 4,3,2: Debate Council and Forum 4,3,2,1; Spanish Club 4,3,2; Astronomy Club 3; KDET 3. JOHN GORDON WILDERMUTH E-2 Scooter Takoma Park, Maryland Scooter found his way to West Point via the Air Force and Prep School at Stewart Field. A devoted spare time enthusiast, he divided those hours among the Quartet, PIO Detail, Newman Club, Catholic Choir, studying, and " dragging. " Conscientious and persevering (take it to Scooter — he ' ll do a good job), he will be, without a doubt, one of the Army ' s finest. Color Sergeant 1; Catholic Choir 2,1: Newman Forum 2,1: Debate Council and Forum 4,3; German Club 3,1; Glee Club 4,3,2,1; Cadet Quartet 3,2,1; Ski Club 4,3,2,1; Public Information Detail 4,3. 474 FRANCIS MICHAEL WILLIAMS 1-2 Frank Port Henry, New York Frank will be remembered for always being there when needed. Never one to blow his own horn, he did the job, be it in the French Department, activities, or the cinder oval. He was a bonus baby from the " intermurder " farm system and went on to make his mark as one of coach Crowell ' s track men. Frank ' s ever-present smile and ready wit will carry him far. Sergeant 1 ; Track 3,2, Monogram 3: Cross Country 2: Newman Forum 3,2; Radio Club 2; Debate Council and Forum 4,3; French Club 4; Pistol Club 3,1. RICHARD GWYN WILLIAMS Rick I-l Hollywood, California Rick arrived at West Point with many tales of sunny California and one year of engineering background acquired at Los Angeles City College. West Point has challenged him little since his brief bout with English and P.E. Plebe Year. His soft spoken ways and good nature have won him many friends which he will carry with him no matter where he goes or what he does. Sergeant I; Rifle 4; Debate Council and Forum 3.2,1; Portuguese Club 4,3,2,1; Astron- omy Club 2; Pointer 4; Dialectic Society 4,3.2.1; Camera Club 3,1; Hi Fi Club 1; Handball Club 3; Pistol Club 4.3; Rifle Club 3; Ski Club 1; Water Polo Club 4,3,1. WAYNE RUSSELL WILLIAMS B-1 Squirrel Delmar, Maryland Wayne has never been one to hit the books hard. But when the occasion arises, he gets the job done whether it be in academics, or athletics. Around West Point, Squirrel is known for his athletic prowess. Beside playing football and basketball, he has captained the Army baseball team to a highly successful season. Sergeant 1; Football 4,3,2.1; Baseball 4,3.2.1. Numerals 4, Major A 3,2. Captain 1; Portuguese Club 4,3,2; Outdoor Sports Club 4,3,2.1; Handball Club 3,2,1; Pistol Club 3.2. WILLIAM RICHARD WILLIAMSON A-1 Willie Williamsport, Pennsylvania Wee Willie ' s experiences at Penn State prepared him both in the field of week-day academics and weekend socializing. With a willingness to coach anyone in academic difficulty and a large capacity for administrative de- tails, he still had time left for a myriad of trips. The little extra time left over was spent praying for snow. Willie ' s success in the future is virtually assured. Ballalion Training Officer I: Dehale Council and Forum 4,3,2.1; Russian Club 4,3,2,1; Astronomy 4,3; KDET 2; Model Railroad Club 4,3,2.1; Sailing Club 4,3; Ski Club 4,3,2,1, Secretary-Treasurer 2, President 1; Ski Patrol 4,3,2,1; Stars 2,3. BENJAMIN L Ben WILLIS A-2 Bay Minette, A labama His love and devotion for the " brown boy " was interrupted when " The Colonel " emerged Plebe Year with a Brigade boxing championship and later went on to play three years on the 150 lb. football team. He will be best remembered by all for his warm personality, quick smile. Southern drawl, and ability to be one step ahead of academics. Sergeant 1; ISO Pound Football 3,2,1; Minor A 3,2,1; Bridge Club 3,2,1; Hi Fi Club 1; Skeet Club 3; Ski Club 2,1. CARL JOSEPH WIMMER B-2 C.J. Maplewood, New Jersey The spirit of individualism has characterized Carl ' s four years at the Military Academy. Quiet and intelligent, he never depends on others. His resourcefulness and self-reliance make him a match for any task. Al- though he appears reserved to those who do not know him, his friendly and easy-going manner have made him a true comrade to his acquaint- ances. Sergeant 1; Pistol 4.3,2.1, Minor A 3,2, Navy Star 2; Ordnance Club 3; Radio Club 3; Debate Council and Forum 3,2,1; German Club 4,3,2,1; Pistol Club 4,3,2.1; Ski Club 4,3,2. «f - ' Mk! 476 JAMES MICHAEL WINTERS Jim F-1 Andover, Massachusetts Jim came to us from the Land of Pilgrims — bringing an ever-present smile and a boundless enthusiasm for any task he undertook. None of us will forget Jim ' s solo of " Bony Morony " plebe year in the Mess Hall or his reputation as the F Co " Blind Drag Rep. " Jim will assuredly prove to be a great asset to the Artillery. Sergeant I; Catholic Acolytes 3,2,1: Catholic Choir 4,3.2,1: Newman Forum 3,2,1; Debate Council and Forum 3; Dialectic Society 2,1; Camera Club 2,1; Art Club 4; Hi Fi Club 2,1; Golf Club 3.1; Ski Club 2,1. K-2 Sumter. South Carolina EUGENE SHIRER WITHERSPOON Spoony When Spoony first entered West Point ' s gray walls, the man voted " The Handsomest in Sumter High School " seemed destined for cadet success. His genuine friendliness, coupled with his athletic ability, have led him to great heights of Corps leadership, to include captaincy of the 150 Lb. Football team. These traits will surely guide him to success in every endeavor in his career. Company Commander 1 , Corporal 2; 150 Pound Football 4,3,2.1 , Numerals 4, Mono- gram 3, Minor A 2, Captain 1: Ordnance Club 2,1; Debate Council and Forum 4; Pointer 4,3,2; Rocliet Society 3,2,1. DOUGLAS ALAN WOLD Doug L-2 Skokie, Illinois This friendly young man from Illinois helped make life entertaining for all of us who knew him. Blessed with a keen sense of humor, a quick wit, and a big gr in for everyone except the Tactical Department, this unas- suming " hive, " when he wasn ' t away on Glee Club or Football trips, man- aged to entertain us with his bongos, charm, and sheer zest for living. Sergeant 1; Football Photographer 4,3.2.1: Cadet Chapel Choir 4,3,2,1; Debate Coun- cil and Forum 3,2; Glee Club 4,3,2,1; Pistol Club 3,2. All m IIP i I HARRY E. WOODWARD L-2 " " die Falls Church, Virginia The reason for Woodie ' s attraction to the Cavalier Commonwealth was no secret. Woodie is one of the very few in our class who wound up with the same gal he started with. Distinguishing himself as a fine baseball pitcher, Woodie has been consistently well liked by his associates, an at- tribute which will stand him in good stead throughout his career. Serwwl I: Baseball 4,3.2.1, Numerals 4. Major .4 I, Assislam Coach 3; Cadet Chapel Choir 4,3.2.1: Glee Club 3.2.1: Hi Fi Club I: Pisiol Club 2. R. J. WOOTEN F-2 ' - Fort Worth, Texas One of the old Te.xas breed, R.J. has made himself known throughout the Corps. Although he was in constant conflict with the academic depart- ments, he always managed to have a laugh ready for everyone. His devo- tion to duty and his efficiency have earned him the respect of all. With his perseverance and initiative, R.J. will make a splendid contribution to the Army. Company Commander I. Coiporal 2: 150 Pound Foolball 4. Numerals 4- Baseball 4 i Manager 4,3: Spanish Cluh 4.3: Howitzer 4.3.2: Parachute Club 3,2,1, President J. ROBERT CLAIR WORTHY ■jh G-1 El Paso, Texas Bob traveled far and wide before he became a West Pointer, but his heart remained in the west Texas town of El Paso. Being a Texan, Bob did things in a big way as five gold stars on his -B-Robe " will verify. Bob will always be remembered for his ready smile and warm personality. Ser.veant I: Tennis 4.3. Nunu ' ials 4: Suuash 4: Ceinuin C bib 4i Astiononn Hub i.2,1: Golf Club 2: Pistol Club 3.2.1: Rifle Cluh 3. WLLIAM H Born in Mi Ariiiv " dai Cherokee Ihe Citadel ground (or tying, and Jnjmi ; f Otima Cl Iporii Ciu . StaD iufi Cid -4 loval grou imisiiit miitiiJi GEORCi lira ! and manner. ( " counii) f ' lmjj J, 478 WILLIAM RANDOLPH WRIGHT Bill B-2 Schofield Barracks, Hawaii Born in Missouri on the bani s of the ol " Mississippi in the " Brown Shoe Army " days. Bill grew up in the South on various Army posts. His Cherokee blood became Orient-minded after living in Japan. A year at the Citadel, after having attended five high schools, provided a good back- ground for entering Hudson High. Bill counts sports cars, skin diving, flying, and shooting among his varied interests. Sergeant I: Pistol 4,3,2,1, Minor A 3,2, Major .A 2,1, l ' 60 Intercollegiate Champion 2: Ordnance Clnh 4.3.2,1: Radio Club 4; Pointer 4,3,2: Camera Club 3,2,1: Outdoor Sports Club 2,1: Hi Fi Club 4: PiMol Club 4,3,2,1: Rifle Club 3,2,1: Puiachute Club I: Skin Diviiu; Club 2,1. MICHAEL JOHN XENOS Creel H- Seattle, Washington Mike ' s vocal esteem for all things Peloponnesian won him the friendly sobriquet of " Greek. " He was well known to all as a varsity manager. His academic fortunes ran the gamut of success, from a harrowing experience with the English Department to some " solid " victories over the Depart- ment of Mechanics. His selflessness and generosity have won him a loyal group of friends. Supply Sergeant 1: Football Manager 4,3,2,1 : Debate Council and Forum 3: Spani. ' .h Club 4,3: Howitzer 2,1 , Sports Editor 1 : Dialectic Society 2,1 : Special Program Com- mittee 4: KDET 3,2: Pistol Club 3,2: Rifle Club 3,2; Rocket Society 4,3. GEORGE PHILIP YANCEY Phil E-2 Ashland, New York From the Kentucky Hills to the Gray Rock came Phil bringing his slow drawl and likeable manner. Whatever he did was not done in a hurried manner, but at a slow, efficient pace, whether it he in the field of athletics or courting his sweetheart. His easy-going nature has won him many friendships which will hold in the future. Training Sergeant I: Lacrosse 4; Honor Committee 2,1: Spanish Club 2: Dialectic Society 3,2 : Outdoor Sports Club 2: Handball Club 2; Pistol Club 3: Ski Club 3. 479 ROBERT PETER YAVIS A-1 New Haven. Connecticut From Mexico to Denmark Bob had his kicks while doing his best not to be inconvenienced by his temporary stay at the Point. During the odd moments when he couldn ' t arrange to be elsewhere he directed his energies to coaching in both academics and athletics. Should Bob be remembered tor anything it will be for his laughter. SergeaiU I : Fooiball 4.2; Track 4; Spanish Club J.J: Aslronomv Club 2: Camera Club 2: Haintball Cliih 4: Ski Club 2: Bruise Club 4.3.2.1. WILLIAM DANIEL YOST. Ill A-1 Bill Paulsboro, New Jersey When Big Bill came to West Point he was a little disappointed because plebe year he was not allowed to play A-Squad football. Between football and academics he is always busy, but not too busy for his favorite pastimes of sleeping and reading. Bill ' s keen sense of duty and acceptance of re- sponsibility will contribute to his certain success in years to come. ScrKt-aiii I: Foulbull 4..1.2.I. Numerals 4, Major .4 J.I. Minor A 2: Debate Council ami Forum 4.3: Moclel Railroad Club 3.2.1. WILLIAM MICHAEL YOLINKIN F-2 Mike Los Altos, California " The greater, the more active, the wider an intelligence, the less it can linger over commonplace and trivial details. " (General Marmont, speak- ing of Napoleon) This applies to Mike, as evidenced by his being a big winner of awards from the Tactical Department. He is also an athlete, scholar, bon vivant, and above all, a good man to have as a friend. Sergeant I: Cross Country 4.3: (iymnasiics 4.3. Numerals 4. Monogram 3: Wrestling 2.1: Newman Forum 3: English Literature Seminar 2: Ordnance Club 2: Russian Club 4.3.2.1: Camera Club I: Outdoor Sports Club 2: Hi Ft Club 4,3.2: Sailing Club 3. did cant 480 RICHARD GEORGE YULE, Jr. C-1 Dick Mill Valley, California Dick came to West Point as a happy-go-lucky Army Brat with the natural ability to climb the rope for Army ' s Gymnastic Team, to keep every week- end busy " dragging, " and to fight academics in the proper spirit. His constant fight with The Academic Department was well known from the " Dean ' s other list. " His determination, ready smile, and good nature will bring him success wherever he goes. Sergeant 1; Gymnastics 4,3,2,1, Numerals 4, Minor A 3,2, Navy Star 3,2; English Literature Seminar I: Debate Council and Forum 3; Astronomy 3; Gymnastics Club 3,2,1: IVeishl Lifting Club 3. ROGER WILLIAM ZAILSKAS A-1 Rag Waterbury, Connecticut Rog is probably the most outstanding athlete in our class. Blessed with exceptional ability in Football and Baseball, he has contributed much to Army athletics. Besides his athletic ability, he has a personality which has made many close friends for him during his stay here and which will make him a sure success at any task he undertakes. Platoon Leader 1; Football 4,3,2,1 , Numeral 4, Monogram 3, Major A 2,1: Baseball 4,3,2,1, Numeral 4, Major A 3,2,1: Spanish Club 3,2: Outdoor Sports Club 4,3: Sheet Club 2. MARTIN JOSEPH ZALDO El Red Albuquerque, New Mexico He was an Army Brat. First love was baseball, then the pad. He spent most of the time keeping from getting " turned out. " He is a true " goat. " He has always believed a minute early is a minute wasted. Sergeant I: Baseball 4,3.2.1, Numerals 4, Major A 3,2,1; Catholic Choir 4,3,2,1; New- man Forum 1; Pistol Club 4,3. ■ .. ....- . dii-i m iW ROBERT FRANCIS ZIELINSKI Bob K-2 Milwaukee, Wisconsin Out of Milwaukee came this smiling aspirant — call him " Z " — the man who kept Kappa Dos in high spirits with his uproarious laugh and ready supply of after dinner jokes. Fame came early for him, too, being tabbed as " the fool who dropped my rifle in front of the Commandant! Sir! " — at the very first inspection too. Bob ' s undaunted spirit will make him a fine officer. Supply Sergeant 1, Corporal 2: Newman Forum 3, 4,3,2; Rocket Society 4,3,2. .1 : Radio Club 4,3: German Club JOHN BARDONNER ZIMMERMAN A-2 Jack Allison Park, Pennsylvania Jack has always been held in high esteem by his classmates at the Academy and is assured of receiving this same respect during his career in the Army. His classmates will always remember him for his ability to strike up a conversation and maintain it. A typical cadet with respect to his attitude towards the system, but always glad inside that he was attend- ing the Point. Company Commander I, Corporal 2: Honor Committee 2,1: Class Committee 3,2,1; Sunday School Teacher 4.3.2,1: Ordnance Club 2; Debate Council and Forum 4,3,2; French Club 4,3: Pistol Club I; Ski Club 4,3,2,1. GERALD ARMAND ZINGSHEIM Jerrv H-2 Eastchester, New York This diminutive one came to us with a love of sports cars and a shy temperament. It was only after we got to know him that we realized how big he really was. His boundless energy, which we callously called nervous- ness, carried him through the most difficult tasks with relative ease. In spite of his dislike for his nickname and his inability to hurry, we came to know him as a soldier, a man, and, above all, a friend. Sergeant I: Debate Council and Forum 3,2: German Club 4.3.2.1: Ski Club 3.2.1: Ski Patrol 1. 482 1 HARRY E. LARDIN, Jr. Harry Died 6 November 1957 F-1 ROBERT H. VAN VOLKENBURGH Bob Died 18 June 1958 A-1 483 m IIP A Pf " American AimyNa ArmvTii Avco Mi Chance Chern ' 1 This is the END! Comet INDEX TO ADVERTISERS Page A P Food Stores 490 Aerojet General Corporation 523 American Bosch Arma Corporation 539 American Express Company 535 American Machine Foundry Company 499 Army Co-operative Fire Association 504 Army Mutual Aid Association 531 Army National Bank 516 Army Times Publishing Company 500 Art Cap Company, Inc. 488 Arundel Corporation 510 Atlas Powder Company 510 Avco Manufacturing Corporation 509 Balfour Company, L. G. 521 Benjamin Franklin Hotel 520 Bennett Brothers, Inc. 498 Breyer Ice Cream Division National Dairy Products Corporation 544 Cadillac Motor Car Division 517 Chance Vought Aircraft, Inc. 515 Cherry Hill Inn 522 Chevrolet Motor Division 536 Chrysler Corporation 534 Colt ' s Patent Fire Arms Manufacturing Company, Inc. 532 Columbia Record Club 501 Columbian Preparatory School 506 Comet Press, Inc., The 487 Continental Can Company, Inc. 514 Continental Motors Corporation 504 Corcoran, Inc. 490 DeHavilland Aircraft of Canada Eaton Manufacturing Company Evans ' Son Company, L. B. 505 516 522 Page Federal Services Finance Corporation 522 First National Bank of Highland Falls 530 Florsheim Shoe Company 532 Ford Motor Company 503 Fort Sill National Bank 494 French Company, R. T. 545 Fuller Brush Company 508 Gahagan Dredging Corporation 526 General Dynamics Corporation 540 Government Employees Insurance Company 510 Hahn Company, Irvin H. 494 Hays, Daniel, Company, Inc. 500 Horn Hardart Company 492 Hotels Astor and Manhattan 490 H. R. H. Construction Corporation 526 Hughes Aircraft Company 542 Interlake Iron Corporation 530 Jacobs Sons, A., Inc. 508 Johnson Service Company 524 Kay Electric Company 502 Krementz Company 545 Lauterstein ' s 490 Leeds Travelwear Products, Inc. 488 Leone ' s Restaurant 511 Logan, Jonathan 498 Lorillard Company, P. 533 Louisville Cap Corporation 532 Luxenberg, Morry 506 Malan Construction Corporation 502 Manford Neckwear 498 Mason Hangar Silas Mason Company, Inc. 500 485 Mercedes-Benz Sales, Inc. Meyer, N.S., Inc. National Bank of Fort Benning National Bank of Fort Sam Houston National Rifle Association of America Newsweek Magazine North American Aviation, Inc. Northeastern Pennsylvania National Bank Trust Company Northrop Corporation Oman-Farnsworth-Wright Parker House Bellevue Hotels Philadelphia Gear Corporation Philco Corporation Philip Morris Inc. Quartermaster Association Radio Corporation of America Reed ' s Sons, Jacob Reis Company, Robert Republic Aviation Corporation Riggs National Bank of Washington, D. C. Rockwell-Standard Corporation Rogers Peer Company Roytex Robes, Inc. 491 522 502 544 524 519 507 520 512-513 530 530 496 541 527 537 489 496 488 543 528 514 524 496 Rubatex Division, Great American Industries, Inc. Sinclair Refining Company Spence Engineering Company, Inc. Sperry Gyroscope Company Stackpole Company Standard Brands Inc. Stetson Shoe Company, Inc. Sullivan School Sunshine Biscuits, Inc. Sylvania Corporation Technical Materiel Corporation Texas Instruments, Inc. Travelers Insurance Companies U-Haul Company U. S. Hotel Thayer United Services Automobile Association United Services Life Insurance Company Wembly, Inc. West Publishing Company White Studio Willys Motors, Inc. Winchester Western Division Wire Rope Corporation of America Wise Potato Chips Page 518 518 500 525 496 526 .493 508 544 492 497 495 488 510 528 518 498 494 506 538 528 529 508 502 U r ' M ' I Zodiac Watch Company 544 486 A Kmdly Word, Softly Svokcn, 15 Avvrcaatcd Perhaps helpful advice would be a better way to put it. For forty years now, the most important element in the service which Comet Press renders to school and college staffs is the individual attention given to each year- book. We are particularly proud to have helped with The 1961 Howitzer THE COMET PRESS, INC 200 Varick Street New York 14, N.Y. VAtkins 4-6700 d w COMPLIMENTS LEEDS TRAVELWEAR PRODUCTS. INC. New York 16, New York ' The World ' s Largest Manufacturer of Zippered Luggage ' Insurance Companies HARTFORD 15. CONNECTICUT J CHANGE TO . 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The 618S-1 MC and AN ARC- 38A SSB modifications are the latest additions to the family of RCA Communications Equipments now pro- viding extra capability to meet present and future mili- tary and civil operational communications requirements. Several thousand RCA Airborne Single Sideband Equip- ments are now in flight operation. For further information on the 678S-7 MC. AN ARC-SSA. and other airborne communication equipments write: Marketing Dept . Air- borne Systems Division. Defense Eiectronic Products. Radio Cor- poration of America, Camden 2. New Jersey. The Most Trusted Name in Electronics RADIO CORPORATION OF AMERICA 489 rfi mw WHY SETTLE FOR LESS THAN MORE FOR YOUR MONEY. SHOP AT SINCE 1859 COME SEE . . . YOU ' LL SAVE! A P Food Stores Two Great Hotels AT mes Square _ lJi»liirSiii«i-n»i Welcome all West Pointers and their friends On iIk- ydu f block and under ihe s.inic man.i cnicnt the laniDiis Hotel Astor and New York ' s newest . . . 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AIR FORCE, MARINE CORPS AND COAST GUARD THE FORT SILL NATIONAL BANK OF FORT SILL OKLAHOMA MEMBER FEDERAL RESERVE SYSTEM COMPLIMENTS - of - THE IRVIN H. HAHN CO. MANUFACTURERS oj FINE INSIGNIA since 1898 Hi! 326 S. HANOVER STREET Baltimore 1, Md. NOR-EAST America ' s Favorite UNIFORM TIE k Crusli It Knot It Tuist It Not a Wrinkle NEWARK NEW ORLEANS LOS ANGELES So es Offices NEW YORK and CHICAGO 494 MILITARY ELECTRONIC SYSTEMS ' M A partial listing of equipment, designed, developed and manufactured by Tl now operational in the Armed Forces includes: 1. U. S. Navy P3V-1 antisubmarine aircraft produced by Lockheed— equipped with Ti-built AN APS-80 surface search radar, AN APA-125A indicator, and additional gear (nomenclature classified). 2. TARmac ASR-4 Airport Surveillance Rada r for the Federal Aviation Agency. 3. Infrared optics for the U.S.A.F. FALCON Air-lo-Air Missile, built by Hughes. 4. Quantized photograph, transmitted by PCM code, results in faithful transmission and improved reproduction over great distances. 5. AN APS-38A surface search radar, AN ASQ-8 magnetic anomaly detector for the U. S. Navy S2F-1 ASW aircraft, built by Grumman. 6. CENTAUR (A United States Space Vehicle) will report back through Tl-built FM FM telemetry. Texas APPARATUS DIVISION 7. AN AQS-4 and AN AQS-5 dipping sonar for the U. S. Navy HSS-IN ASW helicopter, built by Sikorsky. 8. AN APS-80 surface search radar, AN APA-125A radar indicator, AN ASQ-8 magnetic anomaly detector and TD-239A intervalometer for the U. S. Navy P5M-2 ASW patrol seaplane, produced by Martin. 9. Programmers for the U.S.A.F. TITAN Intercontinental Ballistic Missile, built by Martin. 10. Surveillance sensors for the U.S. Army Signal Corps SWALLOW AN USD-4 Combat Reconnaissance Drone, produced by Republic Aviation. 11. Surveillance sensors for the U. S. Army Signal Corps AN USD-5 Combat Reconnaissance Drone, produced by Fairchild. Instruments INCORPORATED 6000 LEMMON AVENUE DALLAS 9. TEXAS J 495 m mw FROM THE PUBLISHERS OF Officer ' s Guide AND AN fXTfNS VE t Nf OF OIHER MILITARY TECHNICAL AND HOW TO DO IT BOOKS Military Service Division Harrishurg The Stackpole Co. Pennsylvania ROYTEX, INC. Thanks the class of 1961 for their Continuing Acceptance of the " B " Robes ROYTEX ROBES 1261 BROADWAY New York l.N.Y. L omplimenti ot PHILADELPHIA GEAR CORPORATION King of Prussia (Suburban Philadelphia), Penna. . kank Lyon JACOB REED ' S SONS The 1961 HOWITZER STAFF 496 Gentlemen: Congratulations are certainly due to each of you upon completion of your four years at the Academy. We wish you many years of continued success as an officer of the United States military service. As you pursue your career in the service of our country throughout the world, those of you who become electronics and communications officers, will have many opportunities to work with and depend upon the equipments manufactured by TMC. Many TMC products are on active duty throughout the world in both military and commercial service. They too, went through many years of schooling to qualify for their job. We are sure you will find them good members of your team. If, in the future, we may be of help to you, we offer the assistance of our engineering and management group in the furtherance of the state of the art in our chosen field. Sincerely yours. The TECHNICAL MATERIEL CORP. Ray H. dePasquale President THE TECHNICAL MATERIEL CORPORATION ALEXANDRIA Principal Offices MAMARONECK, N.Y. OTTAWA • DALLAS • DIEGO 497 I w Especially For You . . ■ A life insurance service exclusively for officers, future officers and their families; ■ A Personal Affairs Service in Washington to assist you or your beneficiary; ■ Premiums payable by allotment at one-twelfth annual rate, also available later in civilian life; ■ Policy loans available immediately without note or policy endorsement; ■ Up to $1,500 available by wire in event of death on active duty; ■ Aviation coverage to fit your individual flying needs with extra premium refunded if grounded 90 days or more; ■ The best policies available to you anywhere including the popular FAMILY PRO- TECTOR Rider; ir More than 3500,000,000 of Life Insurance in Force. UNITED SERVICES _ .ife CJtiSulance [ emJu- 1G25 EYE STREET. H W. • WASHINGTON 6, D. C. T U HYDE PARK TIES Military and Civilian ff 1182 BROADWAY, NEW YORK 1, N. Y. Quality Diamonds FOR YOUR MINIATURE OR CLASS RING Easily Selected, Moderate in Price A DiajiKincI C.uar.inli ' f witli Emtv Sdlilairt- WEDDING BANDS JEWELRY SILVERWARE WATCHES LEATHER GOODS PIPES TELEVISION ELECTRICAL APPLIANCES LADIES FURS GIKTSOF ALL KINDS The Blue Book on display at the Cadet Store or P (adels are cordially invited to visit our Shoiv Rooms. If hen in Neiv York or Chicago, come in to see us. BENNETT BROTHERS, INC. Diamonds. .Irui-lrrs and .S 7r,Tsm(7 i.s Orrr Uln ,a, - 185 Fiflh Am-.. Nf» York :!() E. Adams St., Clii( ij;o. Ill 498 i nmg He designed a new interchange for radio traffic This AMF engineer, part of an AMF-U.S. Army team, solved the problem of traffic delays and personal danger in manual re-connection of jumpers when interchanging R.F. transmitters and antennas. His solution is a push-button-op- erated, coaxial crossbar switching system, using vacuum switches for circuit selection. A typical system consists of 4 transmitter inputs, 7 antenna outputs plus a dummy load, in a 4 X 8 matrix that can be mounted in a 19 " rack. It can be controlled locally or remotely over any type of communication network having a bandwidth of at least 200 cycles. AMF ' s coaxial crossbar switching system provides IOC?; flexibility in circuit path selection and accommo- dates power levels as high as 500,000 watts and frequencies up to 30 mega- cycles. It allows lOO ' ; utilization of all transmitting equipment. Stubs are automatically eliminated. To insure fail-safe operation, power is required for the vacuum switches only during change of con- dition. Selection rate: 1 per second. Operating transmitters are safety- interlocked to insure a load. There are no hazards from open wires or inadvertent application of power to dead-lined antennas. Single Command Concept AMF ' s imagination and skills are organized in a t iiu le opf i-ational unit offering a wide range of engi- neering and production capabilities. Its purpose: to accept assignments at any stage from concept through development, production, and serv- ice training. ..and to complete them faster... in • Ground Support Equipment • Weapon Systems • Undersea Warfare • Radar • Automatic Handling Processing • Range Inst rumentation • Space Environment Equipmeiit • Xuclear Rcscarcli Development GOVERNMENT PRODUCTS GROUP, AMF Building, 261 Madison Avenue, New York 16, N. Y. AMERICAN MACHINE FOUNDRY COMPANY w We Believe that Peaceful co-existence is best maintained by being Too Tough to Tackle MASON HANGER-SILAS MASON CO, INC ENGINEERS and CONTRACTORS Designers of Explosives Processing Plants and Explosion Resistant Structures Builders and Operators of Ordnance Facilities 500 Fifth Avenue New JTork Lexington Kentucky SPENCE ENGINEERING COMPANY, INC. 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Through more than 30 songs you share the emo- tions and thoughts of a people divided, and at war. You hear songs rising ' round a thousand campfires. Songs of sadness, loneliness, suffering and heartache. Songs of love remembered, and of patriotic pride. Martial airs rallying men to face death, and songs of lament for men who would fight no more. All performed with consummate artistry by Richard Bales and the National Gallery Or- chestra, Soloists and Choir. You are at Gettysburg to hear Lincoln ' s immortal address recreated by Raymond Massey. You hear Lee ' s moving farewell. You hear the terrifying Rebel Yell, the Union Cannon, and more. ALMOST 200 PHOTOGRAPHS AND ILLUSTRA- TIONS. Literally scores of rare photographs taken during those fateful years show you the people, the places and the battles which have become a vital part of American history and legend. Through the lens of the famous Mat- thew Brady and others you view on-the-spot scenes of Bull Run, Appomattox and Gettys- burg. You meet Lincoln, Grant and Lee . . . Stonewall Jackson, Jeb Stuart . . . down the ranks to a homesick Michigan trooper. You ' ll see the great conflict through the photographic artistry of those who were actually there! 60 PAGES OF TEXT. Through the authoritative articles and commentaries by Pulitzer Prize Winners Bruce Catton and Allan Nevins and novelist Clifford Dowdey you learn how the great war songs came to be sung, and meet the men who sang them. You see the dust rise from a dozen battlefields, and the tears fall from the eyes of a great general, learn the hopes, fears and prayers of Presidents, generals and privates. All this and more in the 2 handsome albums totalling over 90 pages, including authentic documents, photo- graphs and beautifully reproduced song texts. A UNIQUE AND DISTINGUISHED ADDITION TO YOUR LIBRARY Yes, you may now own both of these hand- some albums — a regular $20.00 retail value — for only $1.97, as a new member of the Columbia Record Club. We make this unique offer as a dramatic demonstration of the money-saving advan- tages you will regularly experience as a mem- ber of the Club. And through the Club ' s specially-prepared music program, you can acquire an outstanding record library of the music you enjoy most . . . brilliantly repro- duced on 12-inch long-playing records — in your choice of regular high-fidelity or stereo. TO RECEIVE BOTH ALBUMS FOR $1.97 - mail the coupon today. Be sure to indicate whether you want all future selections in regular high-fidelity or stereo. Also indicate which Club Division best suits your musical taste: Classical; Listening and Dancing; Broadway, Movies, Television and Musical Comedies; Jazz. HOW THE CLUB OPERATES: Each month the Club ' s staff of music experts selects out- standing records from every field of music. These selections are described in the Club ' s entertaining and informative Music Maga- zine, which you receive free each month. You may accept the monthly selection for your Division ... or take any of the other records offered in the Magazine, from all Di- visions ... or take NO record in any par- ticular month. Your only membership obliga- tion is to purchase as few as five selections from the more than 200 to be offered in the coming 12 months. Thereafter, you have no obligation to buy any records . . . and you may discontinue membership at any time. FREE BONUS RECORDS GIVEN REGULARLY. If you wish to continue as a member after pur- chasing five records, you will receive - FREE — a Bonus record of your choice for every two additional selections you buy. The records you want are mailed and billed to you at the regular list price of $3.98 (Classical $4.98; occasional Original Cast re- cordings somewhat higher), plus a small mailing and handling charge. Stereo records are $1.00 more. SEND NO MONEY. Mail the coupon today to receive both albums for only $1.97. : Recorded in regular high-fidelity only - will play with true-to-life brilliance on both regular and stereo equipment. COLUMBIA RECORD CLUB • Terre Haute, Indiana __ 1 SEND NO MONEY - Moil Coupon Todoy! ) COLUMBIA RECORD CLUB, Dept. 254-5 Terre Haute, Indiana Plea:,e send me both THE UNION and THE CONFEDERACY for only SI 97. plus small mailing and handling charge. Enroll me In the follow- ing Division of the Club: (check one Division only) G Clossical G Listening and Dancing G -la " G Broadway Movies Television and Musical Comedies I understand that I may take selections from any Division, I agree to purchase five selections from the more than 200 records to be offered during the coming 12 months, at usual list price plus small mailing and handling charge. Thereafter. If I decide to continue my membership. I am to receive a Bonus record of my choice FREE for every two addi- tional selections I accept. G REGULAR □ STEREO ly ZONE ... . Stole APO. FPO addressees: write for special offer you wish to have this membership credited to an established Columbia Epic record dealer, authorized to accept subscriptions, fill In below: 501 w Fop more flavor! GOLDEN POTATO CHIPS 7 NATIONAL BANK OF FORT BENNINC An Arm ' bank owned by Army people who understand the Army man ' s needs. Wherexer ' ou might go for station, you will find our Army customers and shareholders. We opened for busi- ness in 1957, and already we have more than 9,500 customers scattered throughout the world. The Army man needs a " home bank " where he has established his credit, through a checking or savings account. Make NATIONAL BANK OF FORT BENNING vour " home bank. " Compliments of Kay Electric Company Maple Avenue Pine Brook, New Jersey MUrray Hill 4-5170 MALAN CONSTRUCTION CORP. 2 Park Avenue • New York 02 Which car is more rust resistant? ours 14 others Special zinc coating protects body parts against corrosion in the 1961 Ford Famil y of Fine Cars Ford Motor Company builds better bodies The underside of a car body has exposed parts that are especially vulnerable now that chemical com- pounds are used to keep roads clean and dry. In the Ford Family of Fine Cars, the most vulnerable body parts are galvanized zinc-coated to protect them against rust and corrosion. One important reason for the unusually quiet ride in the Ford Family of Fine Cars: They are cars in which the passenger compartments are sealed off completely from the moving parts of the engine, drive shaft, transmission, differential, and other parts of the power train. Rubber and other equally effective insulating materials are used to lock out most of this noise and vibration. One more reason for the quieter ride in the Ford Family of Fine Cars is the soundproofed fioors. Where other cars have only two layers of sound insulation, our cars have three layers of sound insulation. Each layer eliminates a different range of sound from rumbles to squeaks. As a result, very little noise gets through to the passenger compartment. Doors in the Ford Family of Fine Cars are stronger. They are braced with steel ribs. This means they are more rigid and therefore close tighter and quieter, reducing the likelihood of developing squeaks and rattles. If you compare door latches, you will see that in our cars they are bigger and heavier than door latches in other cars. This makes for a tighter, stronger grip which reduces the possi- bility of doors springing open under impact. Statistics show that passen- gers who remain inside the car in an accident are twice as safe. These are five of the many reasons we think you will find (upon compar- ing our cars with other cars ) that Ford Motor Company builds better bodies. i FORD • FALCON -THUNDERBIRD • COMET • MERCURY • LINCOLN CONTINENTAL 503 Congratu ations and Best Wishes To The C ass of 1961: From THE ARMY CO-OPERATIVE FIRE FORT LEAVENWORTH, KANSAS SINCE 1887 SSOC AT ON WORLD-WIDE FLOATER PERSONAL . PROPERTY COVERAGE FOR OFFICERS OF THE ARMED FORCES LOWEST NET COST — BROADEST COVERAGE The Sun Never J Sets On CONTINENTAL- POWERED Defense Equipment GASOLINE AND DIESEL ENGINES 2 TO 1,100 HORSEPOWER t aaiBsaiiBmfsnm The well-kept appearance of U. S. M. 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But today, Chance Vought has expanded beyond its traditional field into other market areas both military and industrial • The Aeronautics Division, which supplies the new all-weather Crusader to the Navy and is at work on other aircraft and missile projects, is also headquarters for a company-wide anti-submarine effort • The Astronautics Division — deep into studies for manned space flight — is prime vehicle contractor for the NASA Scout and a key contractor on the Air Force Blue Scout Junior, both research rockets • An aggressive Electronics Division supplies components and systems to major U. 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Bill Pforr Represeniing JEWELRY ' S VISIT THE BALFOUR DISPLAY - HOTEL THAYER AND AT 521 FIFTH AVENUE, N. Y. FINEST CRAFTSMEN CONGRATULATIONS and BEST WISHES to the CLASS of ' 61 K lOOYEARS SINCE 1841 Your Guide to the Best in Men ' s Slippers L. B. EVANS ' SON CO. WAKEFIELD, MASS. To the Class of ' 61 Our heiirtfelt congratulations and best wishes on your graduation . . . and through tlie years to come. The II West Pointers on the Federal Ser ices staff salute you on this happy occasion: Geo. M. Badger Nov. 18 Charles F. Colson Nov. ' 18 Edwin A. Cummings ' 28 David G. Erskine ' 24 Wm. H. Garrison ' 08 Robt. W. Hasbrouck Aug. ' 17 W. A. Holbrook, Jr Nov. ' 18 Morris H. Marcus ' 21 James F. Torrence, Jr ' 23 John M. Weikert ' 23 Geo. M. Wilhanison, Jr, Now ' 18 f:FEDERAL SERVICES Fir«A.I fCE: COF{X ORA. ' T ' IOr« 839 17th STREET N.W. Washington 6, D.C. INSIGNIA SPECIALISTS OUR 93rd YEAR OF SERVICE TO THE ARMED FORCES N. S. MEYER, INC. l FOUNDED 1868 NEW YORK, N. 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NEW YORK • BOSTON • WASHINGTON COMPLIMENTS TO JL CLi of 1961 JOHNSON SERVICE COMPANY NEW YORK — MILWAUKEE Manufacturers . . . Engineers . . . Contractors AUTOMATIC TEMPERATURE AND AIR CONDITIONING CONTROL SYSTEMS Offices in Principal Cities 524 i m Today ' s SERGEANT ranks with the toughest After some two-score highly successful test firings, the U. S. Army ' s sergeant guided balUstic missile ranks with the toughest and most dependable " sergeants " of history. This " missile behind the man " with its great mobility and swift ability to concentrate massive firepower when and where needed, will provide powerful support to the modern Field Army. Developed by Jet Propulsion Labora- tory, under the direction of the Army Ordnance Missile Command and pro- duced and managed by Sperry Utah, this 85-mile range inertially-guided surface- to-surface missile has met the most exacting design goals of the military. 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Telephone Whitehall 3-2558. Cable address: " Walgahagan " . " S. 526 527 everyone ' s hotel at West Point (on the Academy grounds for families and friends of cadets . . . banquets, reunions, recep- tions, group conferences, sales meetings. Fine food and beverages served in four different settings PUBLIC CORDIALLY INVITED HOTEL THAYER Just inside the south gate of the Academy JOHN J. SCHAFER, Monoger Mechanical Mule Now operational with the U.S. Army is the M274 Mechanical Mule, a lightweight tactical vehicle made by the manufacturer of the famous M3SA1 ' Jeep ' unit. WILLYS MOTORS, INC. Toledo 1, Ohio Check of General WINFIELD SCOTT made payable to Kis own initials ana dated 1852 — tlie year ne ran tor tlie presidency against Franklin Pierce. For more than a century the RIGGS tanking tradition lias proudly served " the Army " from Washington. At home or abroad, we beli. 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Make a Winchester your choice, too. ;lilijt -wmc fssTm TRADEMARK WINCHESTER-WESTERN DIVISION • OLIN MATHIESON CHEMICAL CORPORATION • NEW HAVEN 4. CONN. 529 For over 50 years the First National Bank in Highland Falls has been the chosen bank of many officers, regardless of station. This bank is not as large as many others but we believe the facilities are as good as any, regardless of size. Tr - this bank as a Permanent Banking Home! FIRST NATIONAL BANK HIGHLAND FALLS, N. Y. Directors : Ead H. Blaik Brig. Gen. C. L. Fenton, Ret ' d Abraham Kopald Theodore Michel George S. Nichols Hayden W. ' a.CIler Member of Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation L ofnpiimenU of Interlake Iron Corporation 1900 UNION COMMERCE BUILDING CLEVELAND 14, OHIO OMAN CONSTRUCTION CO., INC. Nashville, Tenn. R. P. FARNSWORTH CO., INC. New Orleans, La. WRIGHT CONTRACTING CO., INC. Columbus, Go. Cable Address " OMAFARWRI " OMAN-FARNSWORTH- WRIGHT A JOINT VENTURE 625 MADISON AVENUE NEW YORK 22, NEW YORK Telephone Plaza 1-3172 530 li _ , . V. V Army Mutual Kxh K sacmtmx FORT MYER ARLINGTON 11, VIRGINIA Serving the Career Army Since 1879 Things The Association Does When a member dies: 1. Pays $1,500 by wire upon request. 2. Prepares for signature and files claims for government benefits and commercial life insurance. 3. Keeps the widow informed of all changes in laws affecting her, even years after the member ' s death. 4. Pays a substantial Terminal Dividend, in 1960 the dividend was 25%. While a member Hves: 1. Provides unbiased advice and assistance with Estate Planning and life insurance matters. 2. Maintains a central file for all important family records. 3. Offers reliable information on Survivor Benefits. Board of Directors General Wade H. Haislip President Moj. General Glen E. Edgerton Maj. General Edwin P. Parker First Vice-President Second Vice-President Mai. General Carl A. Hardigg Maj. General Ernest M. Brannon Maj. General Silas B. Hays Maj. General Robert V. Lee Major Kenneth F. Hanst, Jr. Executive Vice-President Captain William G. Thomas, Jr. Colonel Richard D. LaGarde Treasurer Consultant to the Board Insurance in Force Members Reserves $135,000,000 26,500 $28,000,000 531 FLORSHEIM SHOES THE FLORSHEIM SHOE COMPANY • CHICAGO Makers of fine shoes for men and uomen i oinpliinenti TO THE CORPS OF CADETS FROM COLT ' S PATENT FIRE ARMS MFC. CO.. INC. Hartford, Connecticut ' by Louisville The finest military headwear that skilled hands can produce. Available in ap- proved Army Green . . . Arinv Blue. The field fati ;ue ca|) that never shows fatigue . . . wont wrinkle . . . wont crush . . . wont sag. The ' " Spring l]) " " is the oiil fatigue rap manufac- tured under a I . S. PatenI luiinlier. Sold ill Post E cluuijit ' .s Round the World. i tuik i Zt ? CORPORATION 301 South 30 h Street • Louisville 12, Kentucky 532 m, Popular Brands In Popular Demand- Created By Lorillard Research No matter which Lorillard brand you prefer, you ' ll find each is the product of Lorillard research, with the finest tobaccos, the finest quality, and the finest taste. This points up a fact that makes Lorillard proud . . . the continual achievement on the part of Lorillard research to create what people want in a cigarette. For example . . . you ' ll feel better about smoking with the taste of Kent because Kent ' s " Micronite " Filter refines away harsh flavor— refines away hot taste . . . makes the tas te of the cigarette mild. You ' ll discover that Old Gold ' s Spin Filter spins and cools the smoke for the best taste yet in a filter cigarette. You ' ll enjoy a new kind of refreshment from Newport ' s exclusive hint of mint and soothing coolness of menthol. You ' ll like the special blend of tender center leaves that makes Old Gold Straights so tender to your taste. You ' ll agree that Spring ' s wisp of menthol makes it the gentlest tasting cigarette made today. These advances in smoking pleasure tell you that you can depend on Lorillard to be first with the finest cigarettes— through Lorillard research. 1961 P. Lorillard Co. P. LORILLARD COMPANY 533 HVill your new ear have all these good things? 1 Only the 1961 cars from Chrysler Corporation offer all these features right now Amuzinif nvir . llvrnalor makes batlprivit last longer. Battery stays charged even when engine ' s Idling with radio and heater on. New Alter- nator means faster cold-weather starts, longer battery life. Faetorfi- built air eondil ioninfi availahlv tor orvry rar. From com- pact Valiant to luxurious Imperial, this Is air conditioning built especially for these cars by Chrysler Corporation ' s famous Alrtemp Divi- sion, not by outside contractors. Torsion-Airv itiilo—irhy thf ox- pert s vail these Ameriva ' s best road ears. No dip, no squat, no sway, with Torsion-Alre. Unique combination of torsion bars up front, leaf springs In back holds the car steady as you go— even on rough roads, railroad tracks, tight curves. W ' nibotlff 1 ' onstruetion surrountis i ou irith silenee ... and extra spaee. Because It ' s a welded unit, Unibody helps ban- ish squeaks and rattles by eliminating joints that could loosen and get noisy . . . opens up extra inches of stretch-out room inside by shaving excess bulk. Seren soaliini s t uard aifainst rust. Car bodies are soaked seven times in special cleaning and rust preventive solutions to guard metal from the inside out. Your 1961 Chrysler Corporation car will keep Its good looks— and higher resale value— for years. 20% more go. . % less gas—trith the neir Keonomf Slant Six. This new engine squeezes more power out of less gas than any six we ' ve ever had before. 15% less. In fact. Availablein Plymouth, Valiant, Dart and Lancer. You can look all doors from the drirer ' s seat, automat ieally. Just press the switch on the dash and all doors, back and front, lock automatically. And they stay locked, until you want them open. A wonderful family option. I ' ushbutton fontrols mulie driP ' infi more effortless than erer. A flick of your fin- ger puts our 3- speedTorqueFllte transmission to work. Available In every model. Chrysler Corporation Serving America ' s new quest for quality nii moulh Valiant MtodQp Itart t.anror t ' hruHi4»r Mntp riai 534 " Wherever you go AMERICAN EXPRESS COMPANY Headquarters: 65 Broadway, New York 6, N. Y . • Offices in principal cities throughout the world TRAVELERS CHEQUES • MONEY ORDERS • CREDIT CARDS • TRAVEL SERVICE • FIELD WAREHOUSING • OVERSEAS BANKING • FOREIGN REMITTANCES • FOREIGN FREIGHT FORWARDING 535 1. Bel Air Sporf Coupe 3. Biscayne 4-Door Sedan Clievy can match your personality. . . and then some! These new Chevies are the people-pleasingest cars you ' ll find anywhere. Their new-size, you-size dimensions give you extra inches of clearance outside for tight turns and snug parking places. Yet, things like wider door openings and higher seats provide an extra measure of comfort. There ' s a spacious new deep-well trunk, too! And the widest choice of Chevrolets ever makes it easier to choose just the car you want at your dealer ' s one-stop shopping center! A C Chevrolet Co., Fort Montgomery, N.Y. 1. Bel Air Sport Coupe — Priced just above the thriftiest full-sized Biscaynes, Bel Airs bring you beauty that makes itself useful. 2. Impala Sport Sedan — Now you can choose from a full line of 5 Impalas . . . most sumptuous Chevies of all. 3. Biscavne l-Door Sedan — A full measure of Chevy room and proved perform- ance, yet priced with cars that give you a lot less. ' 61 CHEVROLET 6 ; 536 m Co %p oi ' vipumen lU o! The Quartermaster Association 1026-17th Street, N. W. Washington, D. C. PUBLISHERS of THE QUARTERMASTER REVIEW 537 Congratulations to The Class of 1961 iBMIli Your negatives will be kept on file for your convenience in reordering C 26 West 58th St., New York 19, N. Y. Est. 1875 538 ARMA DIVISION, Garden City, N. Y. ... developer of airborne fire-control systems, weapons systems for all Navy submarines, and all- inertial navigation systems for the Air Force . . . pioneer in guidance systems and space research programs. TELE-DYNAMICS, Philadelphia. Pa. . . . leader in research and de- velopment of airborne telemetry transmitting and ground receiving equipment, electronic and electro-mechanical systems and controls for both military and industrial applications, recording telemetry electronic equipment. AMERICAN BOSCH DIVISION, Springfield, Mass. ... the nation ' s largest independent producer of diesel fuel-injection systems, producer of electric and hydraulic systems for missiles and manned aircraft, and pulse generators. Ensign products — liquid petroleum gas carbu- retors and related products for heavy industrial and automotive use. AMERICAN BOSCH ARMA MISSISSIPPI CORPORATION, Columbus, Miss. . . . producer of automotive electrical equipment and small motors for numerous applications . . . housed in one of the South ' s most modern manufacturing plants. COMMERCIAL SALES DIVISION, Springfield, Mass. . . . serves dealers, distributors, and users of American Bosch industrial and auto- motive products through modern marketing and product servicing facilities across the nation to assure complete customer satisfaction. S. G. BROWN, LTD., afliliated company located at Watford, England . . . precision marine navigation and gyroscopic equipment, produced to the highest standards oi " the maritime industry. 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Space-borne and ground communications systems for MIDAS and other satellites have been Philco designed. Philco developed and installed the tracking and receiv- ing systems for the Air Force Passive Satellite Relay Link, which utilizes the ECHO satellite. In the field of human factors engineering, Philco has developed personnel subsystems for several major space projects. Philco also produces the world ' s largest 3-axis satellite track- ing antennas. These achievements are dramatic e -idence of Philco ' s ability to integrate its extensive re- sources to the design and production of the most sophisticated electronic systems. For capacity, facilities and experience in space technology, look to the leader . . . look to Philco. PH I LCQ ® Government and Industrial Group, Philadelphia 44, Pennsylvania Communications and Weapons Division • Communications Systems Division nputer Division • Sierra Eiectronic Division • Western Development Laboratories 541 CREATING A NEW WORLD WITH ELECTRONICS Hughes ' key position in electronics research, development and manufacture on behall of national defense. will have great impact on the nation economic and social life. For, as quickly as possible, the basic principles used in military systems already are being adapted to commercial use. The future of this new world ot electronics is assured by the people who make Htiijhev. than is, 000 of them! HUGHES 542 m iSf Obseive he resourceful little prickly peor cactus. Templing, green and juicy, it blossoms unmolested and thrives uneaten on the hungry, arid desert, because it has the good sense to be prickly First and succulent second. Some say you must eat or be eaten in this world. There is a third way to live. 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