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COUNTRy VMEST PO Vr OUTY f The Class of 1979 presents . . . THE HOWITZER 1979 Howitzer Staff MICHAEL THOMAS Editor-in-Chief MARK HURLEY Production Manager Sports Editor BILLY MANN Production Coordinator JOHN HOLLAND Photography Editor TIM GANNON TODD SEMONITE Administration Editors SUSANNE REICHELT Corps Editor MARK FOSTER Activities Editor MICHAEL GEARTY MICHAEL KALLMAN Class History Editors MARSHALL WELLS Senior Section Editor RICH CHRISTENSEN Circulation Manager DAN RAGSDALE Cadet Advertising Manager MAJ ROBERT LOVE Officer-in-Charge MR. WYNN GOLD Photography Advisor MR. EV ARNOLD Publisher ' s Representative MR. BOB FALCON Advertising Director THE HOWITZER The Annual of The United States Corps of Cadets v . L ' f : The traditions and heritage of West Point are fundamental and will live with us all our lives and for eternity. Ik I 1SS Thayer ' The Father of The Military Academy " Appointed Superintendent in 1817 He demanded habits of mental dis- every course. Classroom sections Sylvanus Thayer introduced endur- cipline and maintained standards were limited to from ten to four- ing innovations many of which are of scholarship and regular study, teen members, still in effect today. Every cadet was required to pass The Thayer System J y — K Colonel Thayer administered The United States Military Academy with two guiding principles- strict adherence to the rule of discipline and subordination and advance- ment or promotion according to merit. Thayer ' s disciplinary measures are the basis of those in use today as are his aims and goals. He demand- ed of the cadets excellence of character and excellence of know- ledge. To supervise their military training he appointed the first Com- mandant of Cadets. Knowing the country ' s need for engineers, he made civil engineering the core of the curriculum. His genius placed The United States Military Academy as an institution of learn- ing on the eminence it has main- tained ever since. Thayer ' s most important contribution was to raise the technical and ethical standards of an army officer from vocational skills that could be acquired by practice to that of a person of edu- cation and training. n West Point is an American monument immortalized by the fortress effect of its massive Gothic buildings. 13 J 14 The imposing gray Cadet Chapel, built into the hillside overlooking the Plain, dominates the Academy landscape . . . WW " " 1 ■ - 15 Jlv ' JW IIfc 1 but it is we, the cadets, that bring the Academy to life. surging from a sally port in gray and white uniforms glittering with brass and steel- overflowing the road. W f IVc all have our heads up, our eyes are bright, and there is energy and purpose in our movements. 19 You get the impression that whatever we are doing, wherever we are going, we know just what we are about. Men of West Point 21 With the passing of each day our attitudes, emotions, conflicts fuse us into a common struggle for existence. " B i y JHwRWWfe " The real difference between men is energy- a strong will, a settled purpose and invincible determination can accomplish anything. West Point is tough, providing a framework in which to develop, to perform effectively as a member of the military team 27 Certain of our true identity we look to the challenge of the future with confidence, anticipation, ambition and intense desire to achieve. Ir ft «? ' -•. TcxIcI $eiii€»nite unci Tim Gaiiii« ii, E€lit«»i-» ; •::p t 11 - ? - : ♦IT fit -: :r - - A i i Wi lUliitt I] l?i ' f. !5r5%snf-- |- -.vq r y - iiatW :.- @ite President Jimmy Carter 34 ■i THK uiHTi.: norsE " A.SHIN ' GTON March 23, 1979 TO THE 1979 GRADUATES OF THE UNITED STATES MILITARY ACADEMY 2;: : -n S :::- - - --- ' on Become we education have added ski it wi " " " Potential. Your years of through which you have ie ° our innate obinties hove also developed your po JeTs tTh " l ' ' T ' - ' °P those yea ' ; b l.ty to discipline yourself to wI?J ' ' ndependently and your " 11 OS preparing you to hr L ° ° ' ' important goals n to the challenge? o7 toda rd th fX ' ' ' - ' h tights Unite sTats an t ' o a responsibility to the t-edom, opportunities rr ' rerTa bl ' ° ' ° " ' ave he ' t ' S necessary to safeguar d orL " " P ° ' ' P °P ' njoy. ond to extend the frontiers of hu ' ' ' ' ' oge we value and human rights. There much eT • ' l ' dge, understand ng Vice President Walter Mondak 36 Harold Brown Secretary Of Defense Clifford L. Alexander, Jr. Secretary Of The Army General David C. Jones Chairman, Joint Chiefs Of Staff General Bernard Rogers Chief Of Staff Of The Army 37 ■Rmi ' i 1 M m m r vrw wn 1 .jimBwrnimmm 1 rW _ l Lieutenant General Andrew J. Goodpaster 38 Superintendent OFFICE OF THE SUPERINTENDENT UNITED STATES MILITARY ACADEMY WEST POINT, NEW YORK 10996 TO THE MEMBERS OF THE CLASS OF I979 fLuiis " :r,grL™p :cL s?L " % " °- - - your As you begin your careers nf nation, you carry with vou h ° ' - ' ' ° service to the wishes of the entire WeirPoint? ' ' " best deep pride as you contribute ?L?T ' ' ' ' ' - ' y- are a A. J. GOODPi fTER Lt. General, U. S. Army Superintendent ! 40 Brigadier General C.W. Bagnal Deputy Superintendent }. •a. " OFr,CE OF THE O.PUTV SUPERINTENDENT UNITED STATES MILITARY ACADEMY West Point. New York ,o996 TO THE MEMBERS OF THE CLASS OF 1979 As you, the Class of 1 best lTU t2r t .i ' ' ' j -nd_ Obligation no. rewa] sei v; : Of yourself and Ju % " fi:n - - ve th rd will be the incomDarah?rf I ?° ' ' ' ' ° ve. You ' ice to others. ° ' " P able satisfaction of meaningful he r -° - ' lTetT.ZtTtf ,TiVVfT ' ' 7 ' ' ' " " " t »- bunt to concept Of commitment Vt LVnu " ' ' L? ' l ' ' f ' ' : =° " ntry. " That greatness of our your way of life, The future cer Corps, good luck, and Godspeed, country requires this of us all Welcome to the Offi CHARLES W. BA( AL Brigadier General, USA Deputy Superintendent Ml II II ■IW E_ If list , ' -. ' ' - Major General John C. Bard Commandant Of Cadets HEADQUARTERS UN OFFICE OF TH ITED WEST POINT, NE STATES MILITARY e COMMANDANT OF CADETS ACADEMY MACC W YORK I0996 The Class of I979 United States Corns of r. . United States Milifa ° a West Point. New ytTlo ' r You are entering the r yr.f ■ -« ' ly this pl:,;tt " « P ' " ed your serv crafrnT " ™ ' " " ' ' - y°u the respect tr ,, ° " = " =«= ' ' «= leaders o the ctr T ' " ' ' P ' - is proof of your reart ' =° " fidence that your c „ r " " ' ' ' " ' " ' your readiness to begin a fuil career in t. ° ' ° " ' " d The intellectual growth . " ' " ' ' ' ™ ' iii be tested ZT.T ' ' ' rds you cor«mftted 1 ? ' " " " " d ervice to our great country . ' ' - wish you good fortune JOHNC. BAHD Major General, USA Commandant of Cadets Brigadier General Frederick A. Smith, Jr. Dean Of The Academic Board 44 } 1r ' I ?«« EST POINT, NEW VORK . . TURK 10996 As you members o-f +-i, o? Jou s Srr " ° " onf ?-,- - .o .ort. .o to face the tbTh ? ' ' a e been T. ' " " " ° " °nly given you in J k ' ' " d- West P ' P d but it has ?auah? " o the wor?d ' . ' " " °t Iso given you an T ' " " t° use ?t i " " ° l dge, essential to an PP iation of th - has it is up to you , f " tanding o? the fu? ' ' " i- own destinv m " o r educatV future. Now = edit onloth ° " iid a ca?ei? ,t° " e your Academy. " " °- and on the uTt 5 " ? , -i reflect " States Military „ . ° g atulationq r. Codspee.. ' R ' . » i I •. • , UbSfiL ' ' .yAi- ' j - L ' : jjggar.vrat Major General Raymond P. Murphy (USA, Ret.) Director Of Intercollegiate Athletics B ffice Of The Director Of Intercollegiate Athletics First Row: COL C R Johnson. MG (Ret) R.P. Murphy, Mrs. M. Humphrey. MAJ Ranee Sopko; Second Row: LTC R.W McCann, Mrs J. Lacasse. LTC (Ret) W A Crim, COL (Ret) T R Rogers, CPT T Venable; Third Row: LTC KM. West. MAJ (P) AD Graham, Mrs. D. Plumstead, CPT L.H. Hcdigcr; Fourth Row: ILT C A. Wasilewski, Mr E J P.llmgs, LTC W.G. Tobin, SGM (Ret) T.M. McKinney; Fifth Row: Mr. R.W. Hall, Mr. J.E. Ryan, Jr., Mr. J Riley. 47 Superintendent ' s Staff First Row: COL H.H. Pcrritt. Jr . BG C.W. Bagnal, LTG A.J. Goodpaster, GSM R K A Price Second Row: COL J.M. Gasper, Jr , COL E. Mennona, COL M.E. Rogers. COL G.W, Davis, COL CD Gilkcy, COL A.J. Tuszynski. LTC A. A. Arduna Third Row: LTC DP. Tillar. LTC B.L. Place. COL R.J. Schiele, COL M.J. Herbert. COL J. A. Feagin, LTC D.L Bernstein Fourth Row: LTC T.M. Partin, LTC J.K. Forbus, LTC R.W. MacDonald. LTC J.E. Andrews. LTC W.J Moss. LTC, J.M. Martin Fifth Row: Rabbi A. Soltes, Reu J.D. Ford, MAJ G.W. Halstead, MAJ L.C. Fairbank, LTC. M.C. Willis, MAJ R.S. Bassett, ILT S.D. Townes, Rev J.J. Tubridy Dean ' s Staff First Row: LTC T.B. Schcll, COL J.F. Ransone. Jr.. BG FA. Smith. Jr.. COL K.E. Ginter. LTC D.J. Phillips Second Row: CPT ME. Meranda, MAJ MP. Shaver, MAJ L.M. Leach. LTC J. Daugherty, CPT R.E. Broome. CPT H.W. Stewart. MAJ P.G. Fried. 111. CPT DA. Guerland 48 Commandant ' s Staff First Row: CSM S.A. Bandoian, LTC B.J. Johnson, COL J.L. Hutchison, BG J.C. Bard, COL J.C. Snodgrass, LTC D.R. Bruzina, LTC R.S Sundt; Second Row: CPT R.A. Stevick, CPT B.C Brogdon, CPT F.B. Johnson, MAJ B.S Brooks, CPT M.G. MacLaren, CPT J.D. Mordock, MAJ R.E. Foelsch; Third Row: MAJ W F. Lowrey, MAJ OF. Dillon, MAJ R.R. Tuccillo, MAJ G.C. Loyd, MSG W, DuBrosky, MAJ W.L. Wilson, CPT T. Rhone; Fourth Row: CPT B.F. Brittcnham, SGT M. Felix, CPT P.J. Ammon, MSG P.B. Winters, MSG J. Wrancher, SFC C. Feemster, CPT MM. Nitka; Fifth Row: CW3 J.D. Sumner, CW3 J. P. Dorsey, SSG M. Guarnuccio, SFC C. Bailey, SFC R. Castner, SFC J.W. Jacques, CPT R.M. Hensler, CPT J.W. Bickel First Row: COL S. Willard, BG C.W. Bagnal, LTG A.J. Goodpaster, MG J.C. Bard, BG F.A. Smith, COL C.H, Schilling Second Row: COL J. Anderson, COL J. Carver, COL S. Reinhart, COL J. Capps, COL E. Saunders, COL M Rogers. COL R Wilson, COL T. Griess, COL R. Berry, COL L. Olvey, COL H. Prince, COL T. Cole, COL J. Feagin Academic Board 49 Science Research Front Row: CPT J Robertson. LTC P. Legasse, CPT R. Graham Second Row: MAJ J Dietzel. Jr.. CPT J, Hesson First Row: D Miller. V. Marrucci, BG Smith. M, Rayder, A, Hollen Second Row: T. Harmonsen. S. Hoogestegcr. S. Grewatz, L, Vega. M. Stevens, S- Tobin. J. Zizzi. R. Holley. G. Reeves. J. Mockler, J. Poulin Cadet Academic Council 50 Admissions First Row MAJ V Stone LT N Moleski, Mr. J. Woodruff. COL M. Rogers. LTC R. Danner, LTC R. Byard Second Row: CPT T. Meyers, MAJ J. Wheeler, MAJ A. Mulligan, CPT A. Maiden. Jr., CPT C. Lindstron. CPT J. Riley Third Row: MAJ (Ret) R. Turnbull. CPT J. Kaine. CPT M. Wallace, MAJ J. Feaster, CPT M. Jones, CPT F. Winter, Mr. E. Napoli Directorate Automation And Audiovisual Systems First Row: MAJ W Young, LTC W. Perrin. LTC B. Place, LTC E. Honaker, MAJ 1. Reed Second Row: Mr. V. Julian. Mr. F. Baldwin, CPT K. McClung, CPT K. Leatham. MSG G. Gage, MAJ C. Gilliam, Mr. J. Almeida Third Row: Mr. C. Ruscelli, MSG C. Stewart. Mr. D. Casucci. CPT G. Brown. CPT G. Prosnik. Mr. F. Mitchell, Mrs. S. Branigan 51 Ken Healy. Gerry Hopkins. Jim Shufelt, Ed Ruggero Exchange Cadets Dan Chipman, Mike Ungar, Howdie Belknap, Dave Rameden. Andrea Hollen J F We all grow different ways. LTC Robert G. Moscatelli Regimental Tactical Officer MAJ George Crocker Executive Officer First Regiment First Row: CPT D. Madigan, LTC G. Moscatelli, CPT P. Crosbie Second Row: MAJ W O ' Connor. CPT T. Jeffrey. Ill, MAJ G. Crocker, MAJ W. Lutz Third Row: MAJ H. Jenkins, Jr,, MAJ W. Sherrell, CPT N. Freebairn, CPT R. Churchill Second Regiment 1 ' H ' i r 1 . ' .. .. ' i.__ . First Row: CPT E,W. Robyn, MAJ G R. Lorenz, LTC J.K. Solomon, MSG J. Soto Second Row; MAJ FA McGoogan. CPT J W, Crawford, MAJ L F, Cousins, MAJ J D. Hindsley. Third Row: MAJ H.J. Lowe. MAJ W.B. Taylor, Jr. MAJ A Lcnhardt, CPT J. P. Drinkwater. CPT Eric W. Robyn, Executive Officer LTC John K. Solomon Regimental Tactical Officer Third ' " Regiment First Row: MAJ J- F. Schoonover, Jr.. LTC J. A. White, MAJ R. D. Powell, MAJ P. A. Aquino. Second Row: MAJ W. J. Major, Jr. MAJ R. E. Knapp, MAJ R. C. Rhome. Third Row: CPT T. C. Schmidt. MAJ P. F. Ligon, III, CPT R. T. Keene, CPT H. W. Crumling. ; MAJ Richard D. Powell, Executive Officer LTC Jerry A. White Regimental Tactical Officer S6 LTC Robert A. Dey Regimental Tactical Officer CPT Robert J. St. Onge, Executive Officer m First Row: CPT W Barth. CPT R, St. Onge, LTC R. Dey, MAJ L. Sylvester, SSG A. Treloar Second Row: MAJ T, McLaughlin, MAJ J. Weller. CPT W. Addy, MAJ J. Lanning, SFC C. Pruit, MSG R. Barcena Third Row: SFC J. Lee, MAJ D. Baggett, MAJ J Haluski, MAJ J. Terry, SFC J. Quig Fourth Regiment 57 Chemistry First Rour: MAJ C. E. Figgins, CPT L. S. Sagan, MAJ J. H Mashburn. CPT R. E D ' Andrea. CPT K A, Eisenhardt, CPT R. A, Armstrong CPT D S Springer. MAJ J. S. Jewell Second Row: CPT M.A. Silverman. MAJ T, V Abercrombie. CPT M. R. Leibbert. CPT M W Maasberg CPT J F Bald Third Row: MAJ G. H. Neubert. CPT J. E. Henn. CPT K. C. Silvernail, CPT N. E. Laughton. CPT R. O. Morris Fourth Row: MAJ G. f ' . Palladino COL W J Hoff. Jr., LTC G. R. Jilbert " Step Five: add two parts nitro to one part glycerin, shake vigorously . . . " COL Wilford J. Hoff, Jr. Earth Space And Graphic Sciences First Row: CPT R C Ham, CPT R M. Alexander. COL F.G. Patrick. COL J,B. Carver, COL AC. Biggcrstaff. MAJ R.A. Hixson. CPT R.P. Pratt, CPT N L Parker Second Row: CPT T D Onasch, CPT J J. Charland, MAJ B S Ball, MAJ F,R, Finch. CPT K W. Hughes. LCDR W L Hogan, CPT G A Porter Third Row: CPT C C Aylor, CPT DR. Bowcn, MAJ W.D. Wolfinger, CPT M. L. Morgillo. MAJ E.D. Leach. MAJ L.G Thompson, CPT K. M. Mark. Fourth Row: CPT L.L. Henly, CPT J. C Woloski, LTC D A. Dowd. CPT C. Kelly. CPT J. D. Shaw, CPT B.A. Malson. Fifth Row: Mr. W. J. Van Zetta. CPT J W Kulbacki. CPT T.A Shadis. MAJ H H Worff. Mr R E. Rosenberger. COL John B. Garver, Jr. lb " I still can ' t believe my password is expletive deleted. " 59 COL Stanley E. Reinhart, Jr. CI - -»A_, _, | First Row: LTC L L Friesz. LTC C.E. Endy, Jr., COL SB, Reinhart. Jr., LTC R.L. Leech, LTC D.A Herman, Jr. Second Engineering Row: LCDR J. A. Jenners, MAJ J.M. Watson. CPT J.W. Rindt. CPT N.A. Brown, CPT J.C. Yeisley, MAJ B.A Brinklcy. Third Row: CPT WD. Lane, CPT S.H. Bornhoft. MAJ AC. McRae, CPT J.D. Price, CPT W H. Thorne, Jr., CPT A. Hawking. Fourth Row: CPT A.G. Villavaso. CPT B.J. Alexander, CPT W.E. Pohlmann, CPT R.T. Babcock. 60 English First Row: MAJ C G Cavanaugh, Jr . MAJ W A Mcintosh, LTC PL Strombcrg, COL J.L Capps. Prof. F.H Macintosh. COL L.J Matthews, LTC PC. Hoy II, Second Row: CPT J L House, MAJ J K. Lyons, CPT DP, Munn, MAJ J.H. Saine, CPT J.M. Landrum, CPT W.C. Jeffries, Jr.. LTC J.T. Garven, Jr.. MAJ J. A. Ford, Jr., MAJ J.H. Daane, MAJ D.L. Verdier; Third Row: MAJ J. p. Deperro. CPT J.L. Olson. CPT R.L. Dance. CPT J.E. Halloran III, CPT D.J. Ozzolek. MAJ J E. O ' Donnell. CPT K.L. Privratsky. CPT M W Taylor. CPT S.A. Bauman. CPT J.R. Hagerty. MAJ W.M. Bates; Fourth Row: MAJ J.C. Berenato. MAJ RE. Whelan. CPT M.J. McRee. CPT R K Brower. CPT J.V. Lots. CPT J.E. Furbank. MAJ J. A. Fulmer. CPT G.C. Huested. CPT P. Mirakian. Jr.. CPT L.M Ewing. CPT J.M. Vermillion; Fifth Row: CPT C.T. Higgs. CPT J.L. Narel. CPT T.M. Freeman. CPT R.A. Rains. CPT HE. Kuenning. II. CPT S.C. Rasmussen. CPT B.C. Hackman. CPT J.T. Cox, CPT L.J. Cato. CPT SB Doan. MAJ RE. Bailey. Engineering First Row: LTC D. Manges. COL A, Grum, COL C. Schilling, COL D. Wheeler. MAJ L. Hawley Second Row: MAJ M Butts. MAJ J. Jenkins, CPT R. Glacel. LTC W. Chamberlain, MAJ A. Chapman, CPT M. Diffley, MAJ R. Tames. LTC W. Siruru, Jr., MAJ T. Cindric, MAJ J. Deems Third Row: LTC C. Johnson, CPT S. Vonasek, CPT R Bauman, LTC J Whitley. Jr . LTC R Rogers. CPT L Fulton. CPT R Puffer. Jr . MAJ G Toneatto, LTC L Gennaro Fourth Row: CW4 G. Henson, LTC R. Foye. LCDR K. Meeks. LTC J. Haydon. CPT R. Latiff. CPT T. Rice, CPT H. Shaffer, MAJ W Allanach, CPT M. Grygiel id COL Charles H. Schilling First Row: LTC D, Manges, COL C. Schilling, SFC N Meador Second Row: 3P6 D Shakoor. SFC P Varsel. SGT M. Hylcr, SGT C. Garvey, SP6 L. Lockaby Third Row: CW4 G Henson, SSG G- Stevens, SP6 D Broxson. SP6 D. Goff, SGT D. Housel 63 " Mr. Clod, please exchange tapes. Today ' s lesson does not deal with Aerosmith. " g Foreign Language COL Sumner Willard First Row: LTC P. Gomes, LTC P.B. Schmidt, LTC J. Dclora, LTC WE. Temple, COL S. Willard. LTC E.J.F. Thomas. LTC S. Jew, LTC K. Leiberich. Dr. R. Hennig. Second Row: PROF C. Viollet, LTC L.C. Duryea Jr , CPT J. Beraud, LTC W.P. Lang Jr.. MAJ A. Laborenz, PROF M. Solo. PROF J. Chang. LTC C.L. Gilbertson. CPT R.G. Erickson. CPT V. Slesinger. Third Row: MAJ C.J. Cepak. LTC R. Doherty. MAJ P. Laizik, LTC R. Rodriguez. LTC M. Murray. MAJ J. Madison. Mrs. M. Lang. CPT L.N. Raupp. MAJ J.F. Concannon. DR. S. Saldivar. CPT R A. Phillips. LTC R.A. Flannigan. Fourtli Row: CPT P Heesch Jr . CPT D.J Skeldon. DR. P. Garcia, MAJ ME Murphy, CPT GO. Saari, CPT C C Cheney, MAJ H. Duerr, MAJ R A. Eno, CPT L.D. Shirk. CPT A. De la Garza. MAJ W.R. Lindenau Fifth Row: CPT M W Marshall, CPT J. E. Brink, CPT C. Karrick, CPT S.M. Clowery, CPT W.M Munson. CPT F.F. Lash. LTC GO. Evert. MAJ T.C. Rauter, MAJ A Wielkoszewski, MAJ L.R. Goff, CPT P.D. McDonald. CPT T.E. Oettinger 64 History First Row: LTC W S Barge. Sr . COL J H Beasley, COL R K. Flint. COL T.E Griess. Prof N H Gibbs. LTC J.L. Abrahamson Second Row: CPT J M Wilson. MAJ CD McKcnna, MAJ R D Manning. CPT L.L. Green. MAJ R.K. Griffith. Jr.. CPT P F Herrly. MAJ D.D Nettesheim. MAJ CM. Baily, CPT M.S Mclnerney. CPT F.G Hitchcock. MAJ T R, Adams. CPT R.D Ramsey 111 Third Row: MAJ HE Rothmann. CPT J.S Wheeler. MAJ V.E. Nesmith. Jr . LTC T J. Crackel. MAJ RE Morris. MAJ L.D Pugh. CPT N G Psaki 111, LTC D W Bauer. MAJ PS Renschen. CPT J T Nelsen. CPT L M. Forster. MAJ W N. Ritch. Jr. CPT C F Brower IV Fourth Row: MAJ J M. Stefan, LTC J.C. Burdett. MAJ D H Mills. CPT J M Johnson. CPT H. Lobdell 111. MAJ T J. Waraksa. CPT P W Kozumplik. MAJ D W Carraway. MAJ BE Zais. CPT WD. Morgan. MAJ J W Mountcastle. LTC J. A. Cash Fifth Row: CPT E P Shanahan. LTC J.F Votaw. MAJ J 1 Alger. CPT H.J. Dolton, Jr.. CPT P H Harpin. MAJ F.H Akers. Jr . CPT S.D Wesbrook. MAJ R M Swain. MAJ W M Connor, LTC J. Martinson. CPT R R. Ivany, CPT A.J. Bacevich, Jr COL Thomas Griess History tells us that Airborne troopers arc sick, lame, lazy and Airborne crazy. 65 COL Robert W. Berry 66 Mathematics First Row: LTC DM, Eggleston, Jr, COL J.S. Armsti-ong, Prof. S.H, Lehnigk. COL D.H. Cameron. COL J.W. McNulty, LTC F,R. Giordano Second Row: MAJ C.N. Goff, III, CPT M.C. Wells. CPT P.M. Booton. Jr. LTC G.S. Hall. MAJ W L. Perry. MAJ R.J. Loue. CPT L.J. Petcu. CPT P.V, Coylc. CPT W.F. FriGse, Jr, CPT E W Renner. CPT R M Frykman. CPT P.W. DeLacy Third Row: CPT R H Wyman, CPT J.D. Huncharek, CPT R.D West, MAJ E A Gallo, CPT S.C. Leja, CPT G S Harper, III, CPT T E. Nelson, CPT L.S. Dewald, MAJ J.N Carpenter, CPT PR. Savage, CPT J.D. Craig, CPT E.A. Jones, CPT R.S Young Fourth Row: CPT H D Crawford, Jr, CPT PA. Mozoski, Jr, CPT J D Foss, CPT E.A. Thai. CPT A.J Alden, CPT L.E Norton, Jr, CPT R.S. Lower. CPT H.W. Wagner. Jr. MAJ T.R. Berg, MAJ H.H. Mellon, MAJ PR. Cooper, CPT D.E. Helsel. CPT DR. Hutchinson, MAJ F.G. Hall, Jr. Fifth Row: CPT W L. Jones, CPT J.L. Brokenburr. CPT J.W. Harms, CPT F.E. Whites, CPT W.J. Rice, CPT M.D. Smith, CPT J.B. Gafford, CPT D.S. Sharpies. II. CPT R.A. Kolb. CPT C.L. Frame. CPT T.C. Wegleitner. CPT J.F. Miller. MAJ D.J. Parrish. Missing: CPT R.V. Scott. COL David H. Cameron 67 Mechanics First Row: MAJ C.P. Adkins, LTC H.F. Faery. Jr . MAJ E.G. Tezak. COL W.F. Carroll, COL R.M. Wilso PROF H.C Perkins, COL J K Strozier, LTC MA Paolino Second Row: CPT T W McCaslin. CPT A I Shcan. CPT W.E. DuVall, CPT T.M. Kiehne, MAJ G.C. Brunnhoeffcr. Ill, MAJ C.H Swanson, CPT F.(, Sautter. Ill, CPT J.L. Yakovac Third Row: CPT DC. Cochrane. CPT R.W. Baker, CPT H.L. Morehead, CP K.P. Nygren, MAJ M.A. Ellicott. CPT G.B. Bullock Fourth Row: CPT C.V. Mueller. CPT T.M. Kiehne, CP W.F. Vanaskie, Capt R.L, Edly. MAJ G.T Downs, MAJ R.D. Cason, MAJ ED. Hammond " This illustrates drag in more than one way. " COL Robert M. Wilson 68 le A - » «9i _ JIW PPI- I i|i " !S«p frt k »- .4.W? X» " and here is OP Blitzo. where the keg is located " COL Thomas F. Cole First Row: CPT R.D. Measner, MAJ R.H. Taylor. CPT LE. Stoll, LTC H.H. Erbe, COL T,F, Cole, LTC S.L. Arnold. MAJ D.D. Dudley. CPT S,N Magyera, SFC K.A. Nicholas Second Row: MAJ M.W. Collins, CPT D,B Dickson. MAJ W.J. McMillan, MAJ W.F. Ryan. MAJ A.E. Andrews, MAJ M.L. Horstman, CPT CD. McFerren, CPT T.J. Young. CPT DA. Grower. Third Row: MAJ J.B. Sylvester. CPT W.J. Ekman. MAJ E.J. Mullen. CPT J.B Edelen. CPT G. Demetriou, SFC J.F. Palmer. CPT E.J. Murphy. MSG W.R. Nowell. SGM C. Zeigler. Fourth Row: CPT J.J. Javorski, CPT R.S. Huff. CPT B. Doornink. MAJ RL Kelley. CPT R K. Adams. SFC J.W Cowden. SGM A A Winter. SFC J. Mitchell. MSG DM Adamson Fifth Row: MSG R.H. Blackwell. SGM H I Foss, SFC R.D. Lusk, MAJ F M. Pope, MAJ C.H. Dunn, MAJ T.P. Meyer, MAJ BB Bohn, MAJ W.F. Charlesworth. Military Instruction Behavioral Sciences And Leadership " This rat is phenomenal! After 200 hours of simulated area tours, his be- havior remains unchanged. " First Row: MAJ P.J Bazzel, CPT C J Polk. MAJ H.S. Hammond. LTC P.M. Bons. COL H T. Prince. MAJ T.R. O ' Neill. MAJ B.T Cainc. MAJ J.M. Brusitus Second Row: CPT J A McNally. MAJ R F Rokosz. MAJ A.J. Clark, CPT W.J Deller, CPT L J LaPorte. CPT G B Forsythc. MAJ S M Gal- lagher. CPT A F Leister. CPT J.K. Glore Third Row: CPT W L Johnsmeyer. CPT T.L Morrison. MAJ N.M Sarff. MAJ J L Wishik. CPT E.J. Doyle, CPT JR. Swinney, MAJ L S. Csoka Fourth Row: CPT N W Grotegut, MAJ F.X Quinn. MAJ C F. Stout. CPT C.E. Adkins, LTC E.S. Andrews. MAJ M. Kjolsrud. CPT J.B. Dodson. MAJ J. Adams 70 First Row: Ms, Tendy. Mr L Butler, LT D VanDormolen. Dr J, Davenport. COL J,L Anderson. Mrs S Peterson. Mr, L Tomasi. MS B, Land. CPT E, Johnston, LTC DP Gleichcnhaus Second Row: CPT G Cantlay. Mr J Trainor. Mr, J, Palonc. Mr, J Ciampi. CPT H, Magee. MAJ G,A, Latham. CPT T, Kearin. CPT T Hoffman, CPT J, Klevecz. MS J Micka. Dr R Stauffer Third Row: Mr, R, Bertucci. Mr N Crossley. Mr, G, Linck. CPT C, Hunsaker. CPT R, Hoffman. LTC G Tomlinson, MAJ R Tetu. CPT R, Hayford. Mr H Kroeten. CPT R, deMoya Fourth Row: CPT C, Thompson. CPT O Johnson. Mr, L. Alitz. Mr P. Assaiantc. MAJ I Burks. Mr. R Pifer. CPT M G, Smith. Mr W Lewis. CPT F Hagenbeck. CPT M J Petrucci Fifth Row: MAJ K.W. Smith. Mr, D, Forbes. Mr J, Lemperle. CPT J Sutton. Mr R, Capan. Mr W Permakoff. CPT J, Scipione. CPT W, Schutsky. SFC B, Wallace COL James L. Anderson Physical Education Social Sciences COL Lee D. Olvey ;;;.; v;jjto irfMiiiiiiif m mn ■ •---- ■ J ' - ' --- ( • tslQeXBB Front Row: MAJ W Sammon. Mr E Murphy. Dr J Sabrosky. COL W Taylor. COL G Osborn, COL L Olvey. COL W Wix. MAJ J Golden. LT C Batjer. CPT T Meyer. CPT J Van VIeit; Second Row: CPT H Van Winkle. CPT H Harbech. MAJ F Butler. MAJ F Black. CPT W Taylor. CPT D Cox. CPT G. Vusich. MAJ J. Flentje; Third Row: CPT H Leonard. MAJ J. McEliece. MAJ W. Richards. CPT J McDade. CPT J, Reed. MAJ R. Kelly. CPT J. Borowski. CPT M. Duke. CPT W Gregor; Fourth Row: MAJ L, Gentry. CPT J. Smrtic. MAJ E. Simpson. MAJ L Rose. MAJ L, Donnithorne. LTC H. Huser. CPT W. Ward. LTC L. Witter. MAJ T, Fagan. Fifth Row: CPT R. Baldwin. CPT S. Strom. MAJ W Walker. MAJ W Tangncy. MAJ R. Dixon, CPT F, Zihan. LTC T. Cobb; Sixth Row: MAJ R. Kromer, MAJ P. Wallace. MAJ W Robinson. CPT T Wheelock. MAJ R Witherspoon, LTC W Weaver CPT W. Foster. CPT C. Leininger. CPT E. Olson. 72 First Row: CPT J.H Stith, LTC B M Hamilton, COL R.L. LaFrenz, COL E.A. Saunders. COL W.A. Childs, LTC J.S. Willis, MAJ DM. Litynski. Second Row: MAJ M T Toole. MAJ R L McCormick. CPT G P Lasche. MAJ R R. Kent. CPT J W. Grant. CPT L Moore. MAJ J.G. Campbell. CPT J W. May. LTC J.E. Frederick; Third Row: CPT (P) R.B. Toland. CPT E.E. Bubb. MAJ R.D. Swedock. CPT T.F. Ramos. CPT B L, Smith. CPT DT. Wynn. CPT WE, Beasley. MAJ K.R. Grice. Fourth Row: MAJ J.H. Lee. CPT RE, Laird. CPT E.E. Stobbs. CPT J.E. LaSala. MAJ R.L Whitenton. MAJ M.K. Sheaffer. MAJ R.D. Bruegger; Fifth Row: MAJ L.H A. Kahalekai. CPT T F. Hendrickson. MAJ A P Donnell. CPT R C Goodwin. CPT D.S Hutchison. MAJ J.J Rohacik. Physics 73 United States Military Academy Band 1 w N f N S . V i ■ 7 7 7 7 7- 7 .7 ? :? ?«? Nj q .0,ri •y F=l 1 ' ■ , - a-f .rr ioK5»»B» S ' Bm ' ■9 ' S- Hellcats 74 Chaplains First Row: (seated): Chaplain James D. Ford, Rabbi Auaham Soltes, Second Row: (standing): Chaplain (MAJ) Colin P Kelly, III, Father James Tubridy, Chaplain Richard P. Camp. Jr.. Father Tom Devery, Chap- lain David P. McDowell. 75 Library Staff 0i 8S First Row: Mr, RE Schnare, Mr. AC. Dunham, Mrs. K.A. Judson. Mrs. A.G. Ponton. Miss A.K. Harlow, Mr. E.A. Weiss, Mrs M.K Smith, Mr. M.H. Ridgeway, Mr. DM. Koslow, Mr. J.F. Gallagher Second Row: Mrs, B.C. Haze. Mrs. AH, Kao, Ms S F. Wilbur, Mrs. EM. Lewis, Ms. S.K. Lemke, Mrs. G. Leventhal, Miss I Feith, Mrs M. Cleary Third Row: Mrs L. Boyan, Mrs. P.M. Morey, Miss C.R. Snyder, Mrs. C.S. Kinsman, Mr. H.A. Leventhal, Miss LE. Thompson, Mrs P Meier. Mr. N. Battipaglia, Jr. Fourth Row: Mrs. A. Keighley. Mis s H. Soares, Miss E, Deery. Miss J, Pidala, Mrs. E, Mead, Miss F. Braxton, Mr, A, Aimone Fifth Row: Mrs, M T. Capps. Mrs. R, Hanretta. Mrs. C. Mottola. Mr. P. Dursi, Mr. W. Winfield, Miss L. Syle, Miss C. Sylvester, Miss M, Earl Sixth Row: Mr, K.W Rapp, Mrs, J. Campora. Mrs. M, Magee, Mrs. J. deOnis, Mr. J, Earth. Miss E. Connolly Hostesses Mrs, Mildred P, Stinson, Mrs Barbara C. Brown, Mrs. Lorctta R. Burks, Mrs. Charlotte J. Grosberg ■irst Row: C Puglionisi, R Yanson. E Langston. J. Cacciola. J. Pellegrino Second Row: A Mascitelli. J :arter. P Labanowskl. R Serrao. A Gucrra, M Zumbo. C Ciaccio. J Valenti. S. Grillo. J Greco, F, Pctrilli. f Jlfn TS . Tabasco, F Ferrara, R. Chatfield First Row: Mr Albert J Pacocha, Mr Arthur W Colonell, Mr. David S, Fuquay. Mr Robert H. Tyson, Second Row: Mr. Leonard Hargraves, Mr. Joseph A. Henderson, Mrs. Altagracia Muino. Mr. David A. Tarr, Mrs. Dottie Pressley. Third iRow: Mr. James E. Knight. Mr. Percy L. Pridgen, Mr Edwin B Gardner. Mr. Angel L. Velasquez, Mr. Larence H. Brock. Mr. Angel Delgado-Oyola. Mr. Willie J. Tallie, Mr John W Hunter. 77 Supervisors Today ' s youth " » " tUCHlNI Off ' o » »« s„aj COJ A, Ac luff, ,1 J- S:Oti Tti 6 7 Ur must solve yesterday ' s problems tomorrow. 79 It was a way of life not merely a schedule of classes i ' P . v i:3irim. !■ at ■■ !■ •? ?»l ' fff f i«fr ■|H •■•■ ••■ ra HI 1 : ' 1 klHIl " • ( .ifv m II 11 ; «• III W_ JU - Ill K i Lm» II . ' I i S»usaiiiic Rciclicit, Eclit€ r To survive in this turbulent sea of humanity . . . Itl film . . . You learn to create The experiences of each day prepare us for future service. 88 1979 Honor Committee First Class First Row: J, Ames, J, Shey, A Kaub. C. Phillips. R Hinchion, T Scmonitc, J Bassette Second Row: G Schaertl. T, McGiffin. J Ruman. M Welker. J Stawdsz, J. Treharne Third Row: R Corn?. G. Withers. W. Hoover. M Crowson. T Roth. R. Syslo. D Foster Fourth Row: T Cole. L Roby. J. Murnane, M. Modica. G. Jordan. R Ochman First Row: R Beebe. Second Class Thomas. Thayer, Cafaro. Loisclle, Norwood, Wong. Gochey. J McEntee Second Row: D Pusty. T Kilgorc. A Levesque, M Kurka. M, CardarGlli, T Glaeser, F, Quintana, M. Grogan Third Row: P St Pierre, D Lowrey. J Vote!. J Miles. M, Swierszcz, D, Myers, D Ames. W Jones, D. Reeves Fourth Row: J Coe, T. Gleason, S. McPhecters, J Durnford, P. Cardinal. C Boltz. R Barry. P. McAnulty. B Ryan. W Norman. J. Campbell 89 ' •IR ' . ! Brigade Staff •Irst Row: J, Day, J. Cook. J, Gunzenhauser Second Row: J. Dietz, F. Wlercinski, R. Drumm, C. Phillips rhlrd Row: M, Wallis, B, Mizusawa 91 Assistant Brigade Staff First Detail Staff First Row: N Sledge R, Fisher. T Williams. D Reed. R. Hughes. M. Macedonia, J. Funk, K. Vanzant Second Row: J. Zator, A. Yarmic, D. Bowdcn, D. Gehlbach, K. Kyzer. D Boyle. K. Krugcr. W. Ebel Third Row: D. Nelson. J. Scott. J. Williams, J. Bruno, G- Palmer, J. Perry, C. DeGraff, F. Schwien Second Detail Staff First Row: R. Perdue, M, Duffy, E. Dottery, K. Vanzant. J. Meckel. D. Taylor. T. Pugh J. Witzerman Second Row: J. Oluhos. G. Miller, K. Klett, J. Roberts, J. Zator, J. Disimoni, V. Warrick Third Row: S. Schneider, T. Gibbons, J. Berger, T Campbell, C. Taylor, W. Lee, C. Hatley. C. Blackburn ■MltV ' -jy - ' T " 92 !©■» - la6Mr,.:s«s..-Ei ■::i First Regiment l . ' . ' W ' Ji First Regiment First Detail First Row: R. Hahn, V. Sweberg, E. Forrest. T Scott, N Andres Second Row; P, Penland, M Demayo, R- Waggoner. M. Vetter Third Row: P. Perlwitz. G. Klaben First Regiment Second Detail First Row: D. Hallett. L. Motley, E. Forrest, T. Scott, K Johnston Second Row: C. Waggoner, T. McCann, S. Davis. J. Jankowski, S. Powell First Battalion First Detail First Row: S Nihk ' lt. K Hdll. A Westfield, D Szerenski Second Row: C Holman, B Schmidtke. P Harris. J Kelly Second Battalion First Detail First Row: E. Seadler, S. Renfrew. J. Ames, B, Bcatty Second Row: C Kennedy, C. Breslin, J. Ohstrom, S. Seybert Third Battalion First Detail First Row: J. Torres, W. Lough. J. Lee. C. Lewis Second Row: C, Knapp, J. Pipik. B Nelson, D. Early 95 First Battalion Second Detail First Row; J. Lott. R. Boncstecl. M Fuller. W Sander Second Row; M Beasley, C T. Pettus. S- Kraner. B- Jacobson Second Battalion Second Detail First Row: K. Abernathy, J Hrutkay. R. Piechota. L, Black Second Row: K, Chaples. M. Edleson, T- Hayden. J Wells Third Battalion Second Detail First Row: K. Thomas, G. Singleton. C. Gemar. T. O ' Neill Second Row; S Spaay. M. Herbert. H. Thompson First Class First Row: M. Thomas, T. Couture, M. Toner, J. Johnson, G. Godette, 1 J. Meckel, D. Welch, G. Martin. s. m Dratch, D. Kopinski. J, Kelly. R. m Kelts Second Row: J. Cooper. S. PI Kraner, B. Jacobson, T. Scott, A. Gasbarre, M. Demayo, C, Pettus, D. K. AWI H Thiel, J. Murane, T. O ' Conner, X ' Hall, H. Hardrick, M. Mankosa, C. n ., Prinslow i I A, _ ■■r(i ' 1 »| Mt " ! ' | ♦ 1 f • ' • A ' t K ! - ■ 1 ! A-1 • ' . ' " 1 Sec :ond C :iass 1. 1 » I ?■ IT ' First Row: D. Stoddard, S. Button. J. Dwyer. S- Kellett, S McManus, M. Mahoney Second Row: W. Chancellor. J Thayer, C. Swartz K. Stramara. D Price. K. Thomas, K. Wokowsky Third Row: N. Kimata. J- Donlon. J Stoner, T Stranko, B, Gafner. G- Ridderbusch Fourth Row: M Cdebaca, K. Anderson, M. Defferding, P. Lascelic 98 lEarly in the fall of 1977, a group of Cows were thrown together by the most unusual set of circum- jstanccs. On the outside it appeared that A-1 ' 79 was just another class to move into stately Persh- ing Manor. Soon it became apparent that the boys from Alpha House had arrived — things would never be the same. In ' 77, the 1st Regimental Tactical Officers made an assault on Pershing Manor. The boys held them ' off, sustaining only a few casualties: a minor slug here, a few demerits there. Later, the Tac estab- lished an LP OP on the 3rd Floor. It took until Fall of the next year to drive the Observation down ito the 1st Floor. Many members of Alpha House have brought honor to themselves in this battle. " Be Straight or Be Gone the latter option. the boys from Alpha House have lived by this motto, even if ' 82 elected Third Class First Row: J. Hudson, M Bruyere. R, McCaughey, G. Edmonds, J. Di Salvo, B. Grimm, G. Bechard. S. West bay Second Row: K, Becker, M Shreder, D. Hagg, D. Cope, A. Ken dris, D. Sando, T. Sherwood, R Knu rowski, D. Savage Third Row: W Johnston, S. Hennigar, L. McAnneny, J. York, M Zamberlan, W Harmon, L Yuengert, J. Paulson Fourth Row: S, Boyd, R. Davidson, K. Smith, J, Todd, B Ahlbrand Fourth Class First Row: K Audet, T. Normandin, W. Vollmer, M Proulx, A Almore, B Brown, V Dyer, W Francis Second Row: E. Cub.. J Blanco, M, Minear, P. Merritt, T, Hopper, R. Goldberg, V Holier, W Cronk, S. Ritchey. Third Row: M McCorkle, .J. Radel, B Malloy, B. Lacey, S. Walker, T. Bergin, C. Baldwin, G Runkle Fourth Row: B. Bogard, J. Sharman, J. Zemet, K. Yarberry, W. Gerrish, K. McPoyle Third Class First Row: C Graham, M- Torrez. R. Nozaka, J Fallon, D. Kirby, M. Kelly. A. Polite Second Row: D, Peterson. R. Forbes, W. Haight, A. Susie, D. Lemank, G, Daly. F- Moddock, B. Boettner Third Row: T- Robinson. R. Shields, D. Garner. T. Halinski. D, Hall, T. Perry. M. Berry Fourth Row: B, Bouldin. T. Schwelnus. M. Feil. H, McGillin. D- Lawrence. C. O ' Con- ncll. L. Cochran. J. Shultis CPT. Ralph B. Churchill Beta House . . . Toga fraternity . . . Supe ' s Award three years . . . Great people . . . Bones takini lightweights to nationals . . . Wabs Grease ' s hoops . . . Jim Perry ' s ghost — in and out . . . Stars? Hook-Man in perpetual academia . . . Buck A. jumps out of choppers — that ' s brains? . .T. (Tin McCann — the Calzone Kid . . . Kinky Patty at the back door . . . Iron Man Barese pumpin ' iron . Broooo ' Schmidtke says " Huh? " when you burp . . . Derd and Kugs — B-1 Acting Troupe . . . Bub bles Lesko rose to fill S-4 . . . Duff (Dr. Sin) paid a century of rent on a TR-7 . . . Three authors —J Miller ( " Two Miles — No Sweat " ), Ski ( " Yellow Glasses " ) and, Mats ( " Intramural Rack " ). Togethe — shootists — fired up. Freidy — Party Man — Roots in Grant Hall . . . Wolfie (littlest XO, uncover;; during the National Anthem) reserved seat at Grant Hall . . . Bease and Val give " Best Phone of th ' Year. " Fifteen miles — drop in the bucket for Paul . . . Hiveright warms up from here to Newburgf . . . Feebs (Mr. 524) plus Huter (resident alky) plus Sandero (Token Rican) plus Punchy (Irish Ali equals " Big V. " ... All together, we are the leaders of the Beta House — best darn bunch of Firs: Class in the Corps. Look out, U.S. Army, here we come! t t-f ft ' Fourth Class First Row: R. Rintala. J. Lindhardt. J. Morales. E, Sexton. B. Pearson. J. Weil. R. Fleming. M. Shockle Second Row: K. ■ Dehart. P, Calbos. R. Conrad. G. Falk. R. Odom. D. Stodter, J. Hill. D. Ostrowski. M. Bittrick Third Row: M Peffers. E. Fretheim. R. Dykstia. A. Osborn. D Weeden. J, McGhee, R- Cofer, K. Friedman Fourth Row: E. Jones, H. Dobney, P Keller. P. Connolly, R. Forrester 100 Second Class First Row: B- Minodeo. D. Fye, D. Shaver, G- Chabon, W, Spencer, A. Robertson, M Linthicum, J. Arriola Second Row: iD. Boyle, D. Mason. N. Lordi, J. Wolf, J Joyce. W. Ether, J. Rifenbary. C. Agee Third Row: D. Conway. J. Weeks, M. Leyland. J Weart, J. Perry, R. Marchek, P, Plutt Fourth Row: J. Dunford. M. Sargent. J, Bray. K, Masters. P. Dettlnger, J. Kisiel. T. Hagan. E. Hadson 101 jtjuii I - - i - t n Third Class First Row; R. Johnson, W. Turner, B, Towsley, M. Yarmie, W. Boling, R. Bernhagen, G, Gulotta, Second Row: R HrdyJ D Hanauer, M. Jackson, B Bwilliam, J. Chudludzinski. K. Woods Third Row: N Hamill. H. Burris, P Dinardo. K ConlonJ L. Hu, G. Falconi, K. Kurber Fourth Row: M. Coyne, M. Bristol, R. Klatt, A. Holda, A. Kinney, R. Mackey fit ' f. J:- t ' : I " t t t t CPT Philip Crosbie Fourth Class First Row: V Duffy, P Greene, J McNeill. J. Corrigan. B. Glow. D Frcedman, I. Bednar, M. Dukes, N Stuart Second Row: K. Rousseau. K Mangum, E. Brockmyre, T. Kinsella K- Iverslie. K. Leidal. M Jones, H PuIIen Third Row: M Lofgren, J Boler, B. Williamson, G, Morgan, R Russo. D. Sullivan, T. Pratt, N. Gram mer, J. Garner Fourth Row: J. Schrei ner, T. Hand. C Rice, P. Walters. M Loew, C- Lamoureux. E. Olivares d h f ' f - ft f f f w 9 ' 4 i ». The Class of 1979 in Chargin ' Charlie One came together after the shuffle which preceded our Cow year. It was only a short period of time before we were united as a group and working toward a com- mon goal — Graduation. In the four years from 1976-1979 we saw many changes. The phrase we probably heard the most was " We are the last class to . . . " If our four years at West Point taught us nothing else, we learned 1) to be flexible and accept change, and 2) to be receptive to the needs of not only the mission but also the men. As the years pass on, those times we once considered bitter will mellow with age and become war stories from the " Old Corps. " Many friendships started here will carry over into the Army and years after. It will someday be us who are reunited on The Plain by Sylvanus Thayer ' s statue and honored as Grads who have served themselves and their country well. 104 Second Class First Row: B. Sheets, J, Kozlowski. J. Charsagua, T. Hastings, H. Stone, T. Staggs, M, Sullivan. P. Amstein Second Row: W Condron, J, Porters, F- Sauin, M. Bentrott, R, Arnzen, J. Alexander, A. Pires Third Row: D. Peters, E. Farnham, D. Jesmer, J- Matthews, J, Galing, K- Kaspersen Fourth Row: T Gleason, J, Mocller, D, Litavec L. Milstead, E. Sullivan. J. Brown. J. Lukcns C-1 ' M First Class First Row: .J Lott. T, Fiala. T Sario. M. McElrea, S, Nibletl, D, Mines, E. Wade Second Row: G, Ross, M. Haaland, J Dedmon. M. Fuller, S. Strong, K, Vanzant, M. Mc- Bride, K, Zoeller, D Hallet, D. Clark, P Harris Third Row: D. Cox. P. Garrett, C. Holman, A. Bleakley. J, Marmora. N. Andres. J. Campbell, C. Sniffen, A, Westfield m ' V " %i n- sv« ' i:.fr9aaa«i ! -aK .l-M ' .. ' . ' lym wj M-HH. l L I ' il .W I .- ■■! M Second Class First Row: E. Griffein. J. Hapoli. M. Waldier, D- Hunter. W Sledge. K. Cicchini. D. Cheney Second Row: G Gulyas, T. Hayson. D. Wright. C. Snyder. K. Brady. D. Wash Third Row: S McPheeters. R. Mayfield. P, Cardinal. S. Kreider. E. An- derson D-1 First Class First Row: P. Schmalberger. R. Beat- ty, K- Chaples. D, Chrans Second Row: R. Reed. R. Ochman, E. Mc- Intyre. K. Ubbelohde. C. Breslin Third Row: B, Blockage. M. Herman. D. Hartsell. K. Abernathy. J. Appleget Fourth Row: K Johnston. M Cadle. M Sutton. G. Palmer. J Wright. S. Powell. B. Kelley. B. Boldon. S. Ren- frew, J. Rowan. W- Slayton. C. Black Third Class First Row: K Hcnn. G. Agrop, V. Bird, M Sofia, S. Grewatz, T. Grant, C. Dionne, D. Santilli. D Wicjick Second Row: D Chestnut, J Hager, D. Knecht. J. Peterson. J. Wright, W, Belknap, R, Wade, T. Lanier Third Row: P. Hilton, T. Nobile, T Caddell, R, Howley, J. Henderson, B. Freshwaters, M. Hale, S. McMaster, K. Wood Fourth Row: M Snow, R. Newman, J Fiala, K. Gebhar, H, Brown, R McEiroy, R Newton f f f ; _t f t: f- " D Company — at close interval— fall in! " . . . That ' s the way that first regiment ' s Dragoons spent the year: close in body as well as spirit. The company brought a fine collection of activities and in- jtercsts to Old South and the Corps at large .... making D Company truly one of the finest. Living I there above the historic sobriety of Grant Hall dwelled a great crowd in pursuit of excellence. They fell from the sky, they sailed the waters, they blocked for that key touchdown, they saved the key goal, they sang on stage and in the chapels as well, they fenced with finesse, they partied, and they paid .... via the Area. Everyone offered his contribution towards building a life in the Acade my i " Slums " ; sometimes no water, sometimes no heat, always the many-legged creatures sharing your room .... all a part of the West Point experience. We loved it! CPT Douglas Madigan Fourth Class First Row: D Ward, D Callahan, G. Nowotny, R Richardson, J Mohoney, C Haskins, R Weininger, J. Brun- dige Second Row: P. Cunningham, T. Girouard. W Tollefson, J. Piatak, S. Henry, P. Ortland, D. Cox, K. Fink, E. Nepomuceno Third Row: P. O ' Neill, J- Townsend, J. Bowen, T Besch, R. Turko, T. Johnson. D Gilbert, M. Slavin Fourth Row: M. White, E. Dort, M. Biehler, J Brown. R Plas- ket. E. Reynolds. D Wilkins 107 fWt itmus -■ im I i i: UW «Er: ■_ - — First Class First Row: T. Jennings, N. Garcia, S. Thomas, T. Roth, J- Ohstrom, R. Amster, R, Gamble. L. Anderson. J. Wells. R. Piechota. R. Roeber, K Arnold Second Row: E. Seadler. R. Wentzel. D. Mahoney D. Anker. K. Miller. J, Crane Third Row: G Phillips, S. Whyte. R. Hahn. P. Cano. G, Wales. N. Smith, P. Sherman. C. Kennedy It ' s been four long years but this little band of firsties in E-1 can see the light at the end of the tunnel. Looking into the future many of us will be back to work at our be- loved Highland Home. Kevin and Travolta Crane will return to teach disco; Hamster will be an OPE 2-mile test instructor; " Vol " Cano will be back as a geology P; Kevin will be parking cars in lots; Tony will be a civilian writing professional held reports; Jeff will be a barber; Rod will be working on nautilus; Dan will be back to become an- other Coach Palonc; Einar will return as Com; Wade and Pat will be rooming together somewhere in Korea; Wentz will be at Oxford; Ward will be a coach; Tracy will be head coach for the b-ball team; Dean will be debating whether or not he should come back at all; Jim will be a French instructor; Greg will be back in concert; Norm will be the Dean; Ray will be doing a study on parades; Chuck will be doing R D work; Bob will be a manager for Grant Hall; Flash will be a regimental TAC; Nick will be back trying to raise money to buy an inflatable 10-story-high black knight; Chip will be back as the honor system and Bob will be chasing cadet women and helping Dan with soccer; Flamin ' A will paint a mural in the Cadet Mess. Yes, everyone in their place and there ' s always a place for the E-1 Class of ' 79. E-1 OPT Nancy L. Freebairn no .■- " a ' t .8 « 9 ' t ' t I Second Class First Row: M Bafhri?, W Jones. W Bradshaw. C, Muellfr, J Peterson. M Gallo, S. Welks Second Row: J. Matu scak. T. Rosemore, J. Tindall, K. Rcitingcr. D. Didonato, D. Stearns Third Row: W. Lee, J. Gniadek, J. Smith. D deHaan, G. McVaney, C. Ruppert. T Peters Third Class First Row: A. Osuch. H. Brown, J Stiegler. J. Shiner. M. Bacevich, J, An tanies, D. Lopez Second Row: R. Por ter, N. Murray. M. Fallon. J. French. J Tullo, C. McCartney Third Row: J Herr. R. Schaefer, C. Fulton, G. Davis, R. Snyder, S. Dumont, M. Ritter Fourth Row: P. Dombkowski, S. Rus- sell. E. Woolridge, M. Hennes, H. Rod- riguez, S. Zappalla. M Fichten, D, Key Fourth Class First Row: M. Davidson, P. Vanden- belt, G. McGory. R. Hollificld. R. Bas- sett. M. Charbonneau. M. Wells. D. Townsend, J. Risher Second Row: M, Benehaley, S. Ryan, A. Marcenkus, D. Nadeau, C. Yomant. M Palzer. J. LaFleur. W Phipps, J- Rodgers, J, Rushton Third Row: C. Pelicano, M. Shelly, J. MacPherson, R. Bauder, K. Lewis, W. O ' Neill. E. Thor, J. Pirkle, J. Bagby Fourth Row: C. Beard, T. Lynch. D, Harris. W Nelson, J. Meyer, D. Henson, M, Hughey m Second Class First Row: D. Bracey, S. Fitzpatrick. K, Zachgo, S. Stich, J. Turner, R. Blyth, J. Zizzi. S. Garza Second Row: M. Flacy. A. Levesque. S- Prusinski, R. Buckman, H. Navas. J. White. R. Schiefer Third Row: B Brown, B. Held. S. Kellar. M. Pfenning. M. Tal- bott. J. Laird, D. Charest. H. Walker Fourth Row: M, Parkinson. R. Me- sun. E. Mulrane, S. Dials, M. Repass, T, Walsh, M Russo Third Class First Row: S, Sullenberger, P. De- fluri, M- Rizzio, S, White. E Takatori. L. Ooka Second Row: B. Strickland. S. Wickstrom, B. Sampson, B. Poz- sonyi, B. Fix. G. Hiebert. K, Hiil Third Row: J. Stine, M. Palmer, M. Metivier. C. Preecc. D. Adams, R. Canedo. J. Cape. B. Buck Fourth Row: S. Peters, B. Spurgeon. A Viana. D. Hildreth, J. Anderson, B, Prantl Fourth Class First Row: C- Hancock. J Broome, J. Jean. B McGarry, J, Fields, B, Sar- della. S Pinoci. C. Grey. J, Fritts Sec- ond Row: M. Grieb, J. Palange, C, Currey. S. Richmond. G, Geczy, D. Solomon. J. Rangitsch. D. Koslowsky, L. Knotts. H, Moshcr Third Row: J. Korean, T- Crenshaw. A. Lux. J, Springman, J. Perlberg. H. Bell, P Kelly. B. Goda. J. Caudle Fourth Row: J. Hajost, J. Hoffman, R. For tier. R. Nielsen, C. Jones. M. MacNeil, M. Schwed 112 First Class First Row: P. Perlwitz. A. Chapman. J. Pccoraro, T. Hayden. S. Smith. M, Brown. Second Row; S. Ressler. J. Hrutkay. J- Watz. S- Davis. M. Edleson. S. Holmes Third Row: T Armstrong. S. Seybcrt. S. Dewitt. J. Ames. R Kiewel. D- Parker Fourth Row: M Lee. B. Powtus. J. Jacobs. D. Dilauria. W. Rieger, M Wallis. G. Loew Not Pictured: T. VanHorn Another grey day and the beginning of a new life for Fl, ' 79. Smitty sho? Oh, Ya mean Bark! How ' s your love life? Merc ' s over fixing a stereo. Hi Loew! Ha!Ha!Ha! How ' s your lung? Kiwi are you straight down the lane or are you hooking? Park ' s out polishing his shotgun. Periy w as too high in the sky as Reg. CSM. Struts who? Oh, the guy from air farce. Nick, with the Ail-American stick. Hey Jeff! " Short people have no reason to live. " If Peca Peca picked a Peca Pecoraro ' s, how many Pecararo ' s . . . The Bobsy twins, Waily and Seybs are older " Bud-Wiser. " Artist Steve would rather be TOP of F-1 than B-board rep in any other Co. Felipe wanted to know " When is the next party, man? " General Lee, after 40 years of service, will retire as a professional racquetball player. Tom the Vandon Watzo is still striving for Road Scholar ... I wanna be, a Watzo man!! Stu dreams of being editor of Yachting mag. Disco Arm, is he king of the floor? Why is Jeff A. wearing that black hood? Ranger Steve is still on the alert in the search for true love. Mike has now spent more hours in Grant than there are grains of sand at Delafield. Will Van follow Arelen ' s footsteps and finally find his O.A.O. Will Billy ever get off the Dean ' s other List? Stay tuned to G.I. comics and find out. As OPT. Matty B. says, " Catch ya on the bound! " F-1 MAJ William G. Lutz 113 ■Ill (III •III •••• tin llti ••■• ■■•■ ■ ••• Kl ■•■• lil« ■•■• ■••■ ■••a liii ttll lllll (lit r.:: ,,. H Second Class First Row: B. Benyz, C- Hawkins, C- Stoinoff, L. Pfluke, C. Grayer, A. Muir Second Row: W. Gaui, J. Zoccola. R. McMorris. A. Puckett, M- Guardia. D. McCarthy. K. Kelleher Third Row: K. Nekula. Z. Goc. E, Blanco. T- Glaeser. A. Edmunds. S. Pa rshley Fourth Row: R. Tatu. E. Maran, J. Fleenor. J. Mey- ers, A. Snodgrass Third Class First row: D, Jones. H. Kwan, M. Reverie. B. Alexander. R. Mayer, S. Becker. W. Rice Second Row: V. Hernandez, C. Raymond, D Dunthorn, G- Rassatt. R- Mazur. J. Towey, M. De- Haven, J. Dutchyshyn Third Row: M. Woiwood, K, Smith, R. Shinego, D Breckel, W. Buechter, E- Poniatow- ski, R, Kurtz Fourth Row: W. Sauer, W. Wilhelm, T Fornest, C. Colwell, W. Hine, B. Muth, J. Sankovitch. A. Evans Fourth Class First Row: S. Cyr. L. Good. H. Getz D. Thomas. M. Hooper, D, Barczak, B Buckman, M. Miller, P, Pope Second Row: W. Farmer, W. Leberski, R. Rus- so. S. Hoogesteger, T. Drake, C. Wee ber, F. Barends. S. Townsend, C Glazier, D. All Third Row: D. Lam bert, B. Layer, W Watt. S. Buc. R Grow. C. Morey. H, Herbert, J. Mur tagh, K. Tate Fourth Row: D. Red mone, H. Pearlman. D, Craig. R. Carl son. B. Rinehart, S. Thompson, D. Gu gino 116 MAJ William G. O ' Connor G-1 The Gophers had the distinction of giving the Corps the 1st Captain and the 1st Snuf- fy. The personnel were varied. Dr. Cromagnon from the land of Bigfoot; 8-track and his hooter; Mike, the Hawaiian hoopster; Double J with his six bars and stars; Bobby with happy hands and happy feet; Boo Boo was the inverse of Yogi; for Shep, week- ends were something he saw on his calendar; Mo kept a refuge on the Hill-Qtrs 82B; Stan was the company Study Rep; The Teej, hunter extraordinaire; Chuck from SERE and the West Coast; our old bud Kee Young; Hilltop Huck-what about that blue jac- ket; Wilbur and the Red Death; Toby-pass the puck; Steve Mohokey-Frulty pebble; Pat the everythin g Rep; Nybes-Choo Choo-Lionell makes the best trains; Dave-ai- ways an encouraging word; Poo Bear and his black hood; the little Ranger-bulldog; Smallchange-beloved top and instigator; Augie-the voice of KDT Sports; Tucker, tequila, trouble. Roy Boy, honor grad of Wimpy ' s Burger School; Jimmy a mellow fel- low. With a heavy heart we leave behind good times and fond memories. First Class First Row: C. BetacU, J. Cook, D, Shaffer, C. Knapp, S Mahoney, M, Herbert, T. Tucker, M, Cheng, W. Adams, C. Lewis, C Lyon, R Fien, D. Schlessman, T. Kee Second Row: S. Greene, C. Smithers. T. Ford, S. Jackson, J. Williams, P. McCarty. R. Waggoner, C. Nyberg, W. Lough, H. Thompson, G. Singleton ' - -M " -: -TT - — ' r. ' ' .{, ■ " :C ' 117 MAJ William W. Sherrell H-1 H-l brought together the best of the " Line. " From the Grand Opening of Harty ' s Dis- co to the June Week takeover by Vic, we learned about one another. We ' ll always re- member: Campy (TV Man), the premature death of Dan ' s Celica, and the gung-ho Lance hoping to see us all in Rhodesia; Dean being robbed of the track championship; Kelly ' s sudden promotion; Disco Syslo losing his tooth on the dance floor; Iron Man Carey and Toto stuffing the suggestion box; Z-Man playing rugby; Klabes and his chip- munks; Rick wearing Air Force blue; Arkansas Crutch as the dreaded " Bat-Hawg " . Then there was Killer at the hops. Pip with his love for vettes; Karaperson bringing us fantastic concerts; Ranger Rick and his unforgetable handshake; Kirk was our head- crusher; Spell ' s close encounter of the airport kind; General Tim Commanding his Panzers; Joey teaching the dance instructor how to dance, our resident Zoomie, Mike. " Frcnchy " Todd and his horn leading the band; Greg, Baby, chief of staff; and finally, Grandpa Mickey beating the Dean. These are the guys that came together to make H-l the best company in the Corps. Remember it always for it is the Hawg spirit that never dies. Ree, Ree, Ree First Class First Row: M. Hartman, T. Spellissy, R. Phillips. G. Klaben. R, Killblane, S. Crutclifield. M Zonfrelli. D. Mielke. B. Scilzo, T. Campbell Second Row: K, Thomas, G. Miller. L. Motley. T, Deady, R. Freeland Third Row: J. Pipik, J. Torres. K. Kruger, D. Johnson Fourth Row: E.J. Nusbaum, M. Karaman, R. Sys- lo, J Otto, V. Sweberg. P Campisi Second Class First Row: T, Foster, S. Manman, R Gillis, S. Maring, R. Niedermeyer, R Upton. K. Pedersen Second Row: M Ellerbe, S. Teising, M. Hurley, J. Rey nolds, J. Sharp, D. Brown, R, Brew ster, P. Donahue Third Row: R Knight, M, Chura, E. Littleton, S- Lanz. J. Miles, J. Caudle, R. Geiger Fourth Row: M. Peppers, J. Baker, C, Stoned, J. Scott, M. Luttman, S. Ward -r Third Class First Row: K. Freely, E. Naessens. A. Economy, T. Higdon, J- Lochow, K. Riddle, N. McClure Second Row: E. Lane, J. Phillips, C. Killoy, G. Orton, K. Reck, R. Brudzynski Third Row: L. Turrentine, E. Schellhorn, R. Copien. R. Clark. K. Walker, B. Elliott, B. Lee Fourth Row: J. LaBrucherie, W. Pakosz, R, Dodd, H. Scott, C. Phillips, M. Armstrong, K. Solveson Fourth Class First Row: B, Pate, W. Boyle, W. Landefeld, P. Cho, T- Manning, L, Winton, C. Marquez, K. Cruise, C. Hervey Second Row: M, Hoffman, V, Wrobleski, M Davis, D. Bradley, S, Berstler, J. Page, P. Wilder, W Rush Third Row: M O ' Brien, D. Watsek, R Fofi, R. Hoss, C- Lezovich, B. Brooks, D. Eldrege, C. Fletcher, P. Nunes Fourth Row: J. Butler. B. Phillips, A. Fieckert, R. Stcinrauf, J Taylor, T. Gallagher, C. Estcy 119 f ■ B K @ P lljM ' s 121 First Class First Row: B- RemingGr, B. Nelson, R. Sherrett, S, Tuck. L. DeLeon. D- Early, T. O ' Neill, M- Lees Second Row: R. Womack. J. Lee, M. Vaughn Third Row: C. Evans, R. Ambruster, S. McGinnis. E. Dowling. S. Spagy, P. Kastner Fourth Row: M Vetter, T Pugh, S. Germar, D. Vancleve, R. Caliva, D. Biakemore, J. Jankowski. T. Willey I-l From the farthest reaches of the global microcosm we came - some were local boys from First Regi- ment who were used to the heat; others arrived from the vast temperate expanse of the middle regiments. Still others trekked from the cold, distant Fourth Regiment of the North Area by dog- sled and BP cart - to adjust to a new climate. The computer craftily decided that somehow, for some unknown reason, the panel of experts shown here could work in the same town. Like cor- porate executives, we found ourselves thrown together to work together and " drive on with the mission at hand. " (missions not at hand included TV, ping pong, and Friday night parties.) j Nevertheless, we drove on, took charge, passed in review, and helped make Company 1-1 the 1 successful outfit it is today, while still maintaining our sacred individuality in our own subtle ways. Good luck, peace, and straight ahead from Pablo Spaay, TW, OTW, Pat Cast-iron, Ed the Fed, Wombat, Hoss, The Vet, Furnace Horace, il Druche, Calvin Earl Evans Hey Larry, F. Scott, Bitts, the Fossil, Huff ' n puff, Scotty McGinnae, Arm buster. Bull cadet Lees, Blake Flakemore, Cleve Van Dave, Sugar Lips, Tip, Cadet Captain John Lee, Army ' s Rob Caliva, Jethro Pug, and Sergeant Major Nelson. 122 I CPT Thomas Jeffrey III Second Class First Hour: T Miller. D Beals. T. Endrcs. G. Jackson. S Bock. R Polo Second Row: T Rost. M. Hu, W. Camargo. R Johnson. R Wills. J. Kerns. R Haueter Third Row: T Eno. B McConnell. S. DiGiulio. D. Vaden. D Malone. S Hazlctt L V Third Class First Row: W. Atkinson. S, Wilkins, J Kalal. J Myers. F. Vahle. R Ro gerts. K. Hayes, M Higgins Second Row: S Baham. C Childers. R Mac- kay. M. Jarvis. J. Chapman. D- Bullis, M. Grove Third Row: B Klopfen- stine, P, Lash. S. Bleyl. J. Falatyn, T. Gladura, A Schobcr a :5 J ,. J J J } Fourth Class First Row: P. Cabinian. M. Green. M. Averill. P. Cheselka. J Duffey. J. Hornick. B. Johnson. M. Pircs. L. Kellman Second Row: F Wagdalt. R. Carter. H Navarro. K Griffith, K. O ' Neal. T. Wright. B, Allgood. M Faessler, W. Fredette, J. Rodriguez Third Row: C Woodruff. T Westfall. G, Stathis. J Flynn, C Fox. P. Wood, J Lee, D Mulligan. P. O ' Farrel Fourth Row: J. Taylor, R. Robinson. S Breyman. J. Boyle. W Hedges. K. Miller. E. Joswiak Second Regiment First Detail First Row: M. Coylc, J. Jacocks, H. Place. K. MacGibbon, T. Barth, Second Row: C. Cecil, L. Uland. R. Moore, J. Madigan, Third Row: J. Staeser, M. Spillers Second Regiment Second Detail First Row: B. Zaccardi, D. Curtis, H. Place. P. Gibson, J. Kardas Second Row: G. Patton, R, Hyde. G- Fedun, N, Girardin Third Row: E, Bullard, R. Moulen SI. s ; Second Regiment First Battalion First Detail FiTst Row: R. Bleimcister, T. BloechI, M, Hanson, B. Troup Second Row: J. Butler. J. Gardner, D. Murrett, J. Hickey Second Battalion First Detail First Row: R. Harwig, G, Wells, R. Meoni. P. Roege Second Row: T, Gibson. D. Wilson. J. Fahey. D. Polly Third Battalion First Detail Ftrst Row: J. Roberts. P O ' Brien. W. Powers. G. Butler Second Row: K. Gelke. D. Jone. N. Shive. P. Greer w Bt ' First ka -hK Battalion R H a Second Detail H W H First Row: S. Arata, T. Wolff. J. Dollison. M. Howard Second Row: • B T. Allmon. P. Plassman, T. Durham Second Battalion Second Detail First Row: J McKeon, B Messner, M, Leal. W Krzan Second Row: J, Cockerham, R. Carney, J. Fahcy. G. Gibbs Third Battalion Second Detail First Row: E. Hillenbrand. D. Giorenc, J. Schultz. J, Jones Second Row: T. Underwood. J. Charlton, G, Johnson. C. Johnston 127 MAJ Alfonso E. Lenhardt Second Class First Row: P Walker, M. Porch. M. Cantor, D. Dawson, D Wright, J. Zayas Second Row: J. Simpson, J. Latham, A. Sobers, W, Horton, P. Palumbo. R. Fryling, J. Munn Third Row: D. Olwell. A. Mrozek, R. Jessup, R. Connor, F. Quientana. T. Doyle Fourth Row: D. Webber. M. Greene, E. Maggincalda, K. Ragghanti. M. Davis Third Class First Row: J, Ayala, D. Burrer, W. Peck. D- Nevarre. J- Moentmann. R. LeCompte. R, Sellner, J. Meredith, W. Buckley Second Row: D. Will. D. Horner. S Karen. E. Johnson. D. Soriano. E. O ' Connor, J- McDonald. P. Courtois Third Row: S Sukovich. P. Daly, R. Hayes. M. Browne. M. Gould. D. Sonnier. J. Lloyd. K. Hill, S. Burkett Fourth Row: T. Swaren, M. Schmidt. M. Anderson. M. Benne. W. Parker. F. McDermott. W. Parrish. C- Driessnack f I ' Fourth Class First Row: D. Hinton. M. Williams. A. Stasnopoois. S. Campano. M. Rob- inson. T- Merrill. S- Meek, R. Baynes Second Row: A Clark, T Crabtree. D. Palmieri, R- Washburn, H. Simonds, H. Bellos. C. Moragas. D. Wolfe. W. Roller Third Row: R. Croskcry. W. Nattiel. W Atchison, J. Hamm. K- Gramke. R. Lattimen. P. Kruk. J. Torchia Fourth Row: T. Ridnell. N. Ossman. B. McPherson, J. Travers. W. Dodson, J. Bray. F. Shambach First Class First Roui: D Murrett. J. Madigan, T. Durkin, M, Woodworth, T. Lutman Second Row: L, Naeyaert, M Coyle. R. Macin- nes, R. Hincion, P Forrester, L. Cocker Third Row: T. Wolff, J, Angelosante, D, Curtis Fourth Row: J McMullin. A, Price, P. Plassman, J. Figueres, E- Scfilossberg, T. Mann. B. Bleimeister, K. Ratfiburn, T. Durham From every part of the country came the members of Animal House ' 79. They really messed up on the reshuffle because we liked each other immediately. For two years we all played, partied, laugh- ed, fought, and partied. " Roscoe ' s Raiders " were always standing tall as Angel can well attest. Hinch (The Rebel), Marty, and Durk swam an upstream battle against the new regs. Lenny finally took an authorized weekend. Terry kept us in tunc from his studio, while Tom L. shot eizimuths off trees. T.D. (Copenhagen Man) and Mac liked school so much they stayed around during the sum- mer, but Lou kept them well supplied. " Disco Don " was gone and so were mid-period racks. The " Grips " beat the " Federation " by default. Mike, J. P., Bob, and Danny lost 55 Buffet Points on staff but quickly regained them on return. In sports Schloss was hooped while Pat F. made " A Squad " Grant Hall. Kenny wrestled us to Brigade Champs. Don will be remembered for " This is the last time people! " Pat commanded the model brigade. Jose added a touch of foreign class to the Animal House. Everyone will remember California Joe and Manfred Man as well as Woody ' s study uniform but, above all, A-2 ' 79 will be remembered for cauliflower ears. A-2 129 NIM4i INIMAL HOUSE ■IS ii 131 o. Second Class First Row: E. O ' Connor. T Tepper. S. Sosland. K. Nishimura. R. Maiber- ger, J Rapone, M Nyberg. G Woods Second Row: G Villahermosa. J. Locklear, R Depaul. G Conrad, J. Kramer. T, Brockway. S. Harvey. R. Faille. D. Bender Third Row: E. Perkins. R Ryan. S Dwyer. W Skoda, D. Mueller, M. Ghizzoni, C. Fogle, L Scnvner, T, Strode Fourth Row: J Michel, R. VonRosenberg. V Greene, H. Turner, P McAnulty. R, Johnson. C. Lciby I- 1 t ■«- t:l Third Class First Row: J Birk, R. Turner, W. Young. J Petty, R. Lilley, R. Aguilar, E. Herzberg. J. Karas Second Row: W. Mann. E. Trudo. K. Hammond. K McClung. K. Bryan. A. Hertneky. M. Woolen. E. Lynam, W. Adams Third Row: W. Gallagher, J Krushat, P Divis, J. Hustleby, J. Britten, M. Whit- aker. T McCormick. J Meek Fourth Row: E Paulo, D. Webb. J Nutt. W Delaney. D, Gelinne. S- Stahley. T. Hammoor. S Kraner if f f f Fourth Class First Row: L. Powell. C. Valverde.R. Sm.th. S. Thornton, M. Kimmey. K. Gumn, K. Krasney E Raver Second Row: M, Frakes, W. Buda. E. McDaniel. J. Brooks, M. Supko, D. Leblanc, R Nang L Fox C M.ller Third Row: E. Clendening, C. Cox, J. Spilman. J. Palumbo, M. Silva, J. Eshelman T Kelly ' D Bunmg Fourth Row: J. Fulk, R. Peterson, R, Heather. J. Straus, W. Chandler, M. Duban, L. Setl.ff ' MAJ Joseph D. Hindsley 132 A hat can you say about the Brewdogs that hasn ' t already been said? (Nothing!) Well, we had some un in the B-2 boarding house. There were some outstanding guys that made life better and there Lvere some other guys too . . . Faced!! With the likes of Guinzo, J.T., D.J., Hammer Jr., Cookie, J.B., KKK, Flyer Fan Steve, Ando (the Great Pretender), States, the Champ, Hick, Stas, Scott (Bone) rinlay, Hans, James Sanders Day, the Honorable Mr. Roberts, Smitty, Chrissie, Rocky, Welks Whooo . . . pig . . . sooieee!). Dunes, Smoaker, Marcus Spruill, and last but not least. Sully (Ham- Tier, Sr.), why did things go wrong? B-2 A e hope that while everyone is reading this passage in their homes, on the farm, in the street, or in he BOQ, life is going well and good times are being had, because that ' s what it ' s all about, isn ' t it? -irst Class -irst Row: M Howard, S. Finlay, G. Fedun. M. Well er, D Smith Second Row: S, Arata. J. Day, A. Balafas, M. Spruill, D, 5latt3r, J Butler. D. Bowden, K Klett, C Lcins Third Row: D, Garcia, M Hanson, R. Atwood, J. Stascr, J, Turner Fourth ?ow: E Sullivan. G Fletcher, J. Hickey, P Diorio 133 C-2 Scrambledl-like eggs in a pan, Sam. But not for long, once we got to know the ropes of Circus II . . . What! The new TAC is a Zoonnie?!. Beat Air Force! Year, but he has the boys over for brewdogs and roasted Cosell every Monday night, so he can ' t be all that bad. Captain Lopez, right Reevos? Nope, try again, Dave. What about Roho Zygmalion and Roho Hermano Senor Eriis? Puff and B.T. and Mess Hall food fights. Spills-1 saw da bear and he saw me and hauled his tail right up a tree. Jail- bird Gilling and the men in white suits. Howitzer, Mad Dog, and Joe M. Blank Moore. Don ' t forget Trouper and Drisc: C-2-beautiful place, have you ever missed taps there before? J.B.I.M. da Bean make no mistake about it, with Bama Benny Guthrie right behind. Backflip " Dandy Don " Reed. Georgia Peach and Swaggerin ' Mac. Tiny Bloke Tim, Raceway Rue, and T.A.-hcy, great ball game, huh, T.A.? -Turn it back on Greg. Who? Oh yeah, Kansus Kutup, alias Pretty Boy, keeper of the cage of the Wild Zac, the Lone Ranger dropped Airborne from D.C. Mother of Ultimate Horror Shows-Get the gun and Call the Cops on Cobra II, alias the Circus. Now they ' re loose and God knows da world ain ' t redy for ' em. »-- !(.iA- ' ■i - ' i • .r. " ; ■ !W f yi. iS - ' !- y : ' ' ' ...V., !»-;ii . ■ ' ii: m ; v ' v ; »«j ' r. •». ' ■ -7 ' First Class First Row: J. Dollison, H. Howe. K. Nestor, B. Troup, B. Boyles, C. Zargan. T Allmon, R. Zaccardi. G. Dardis Second Row: M Gcarty, J Gardner, B. Nolan, M Spillers, W. Taylor. P. Driscoll, R. Mathis, K. MacGibbon, J. Moore, D. Reeves, S Duffin, D Reed, T, BloechI, J Human. J Gilling 134 Second Class First Row: R. Freidman. A. Dornstau- der. T. Farrell, P. Rossbach, R Viohl. C. Wright, T. Sanchez Second Row: P. Wentz. J. Perovich, R, Compton, J. Reagan. D. Ciceri. T. Arielly. J, Wald- ron, K. Strohschein Third Row: J. Hills, R Brooks, E, Seifarth, N. Hacker, W. Norman, E, Wegel, S. Cole Fourth Row: J. Dillinger, E. Benson, T. Ostheller, J, Lookadoo, K. Sykes. D. Leigh -s • - t t f t. f ;. _t I. f. t f t : . % f. : t f . I. t f ; f WI I M Third Class First Row: B. Epstein, K Humphreys, K. Carlson, G. Steffan, M. Conforti, K. Davis, W Wirth, J. Lapomte, S. Bot- torff Second Row: M. Sherman, J. Hembrey, A. Curttright, N. Harman, D, Stevens, R. Karpiak, L, Vega, A. Goshi, T. Kyper, D. Cerny Third Row: W. OIker, R. Jeffery, C. Stafford, T. Bensley, C. Ager, D. Vydra, R. Pel- land, R. Lawrence, J. Hearin Fourth Row: M Burger, G, Chapman, M. Mc- Grath, T. Reese, F. Scheider, J. Alty, G. Nowak, R. Avalle Fourth Class First Row: M Ramirez, S Peterson, A- McDonald, J- Naccarelli, R, Welch, Z. Waclawiw, P. Farace, R. Leo Second Row: S Netherland, D. Styles, M, Miller, R. Castro, B. Boutte, C Valentine, A. Guarino, S. Kalish, T Loomis Third Row: J, Schuiz, D Roper, M, Klingle, D. Cheatam, K, O ' Dwyer, B. Boerema, K. Nikolai, J Amey, T Darby, S. Pasolli Fourth Row: M. Armstrong, C. Swanson. R. Waddell, P, Taylor. J. Hogle, B Comolli, T. Silsbee, K, Dotson CPT Gary R. Lorenz 137 t 3 B Wi. ii 5 First Class First Row: R Hyatt. F. Hull. H. Waller. E Clcmons, B. Harlow. J. McKeon Second Row: G- Kather Third Row: D Swindell, K. Keliey, C Phillips Fourth Row: R. Suplinskas, M. Lea Fifth Row : E Sundt. E. Bullard. M. Fuller, C Degraff. N. Giradin. K. Carew, G. Wells. M. Comedcca, T. Earth M Kollef. R. Driscoll, P Roege. C Bea m .. .i-i D-2 Second Class First Row: A. Visk, B Fiedler. M, Foster, B. Doherty, D. Lewis. C Miller. K. Wildey Second Row: W. Davis. B. Stenkamp, R. Carrington. A. Duff. D Hergenroeder. D, Shearer Third Row: A. Sanger. M. Shadle. A. Costa. R. Minkewicz, P. Davis. J- Baker, S. Peters Fourth Row: D. Lenhoff. E. Ostrem, J. Smith, K. Eitel. T. Werner, D. Russell 138 It ' ll happen every time. We were only young boys when the Army became our home. Lost in the Corps for two years. West Point protected us like a Mother, and we came to know TAC McGoo as our Father. All of us were brothers without sisters, as we grew up in Delta house. Some thought of new ways to learn about maturity. We had the apathetic one who found responsibility in a place of honor; we learned from the lazy one who blazed a trail in the social wilderness of the co-ed Corps; and we ' ll all soon understand the courage of the quiet one who turned from the Promised Land before June in search of a different truth. We think we all had it under control; it was no doubt a ma- turity of our own design. Only the mother and father knew that time was our real teacher. We had time to frolic in our D-2 playground, but time also showed us how to weigh the world and its wis- dom. While the days continue to fly, the boys who joined the Top of The Line spread their wings as the men of ' 79. Fourth Class First Row: K. Lamotte, H. Harlow. R Kimmey, S. Greene, D, Gillette, A. Maresco, G. Saxton, C. Ericks. M. Johnson. W Graves Second Row: L. Carroll, G. Perchatsch, C. Eccher, T. Welton, J, Porter, P. Mooradian, H. Harris, L. Hamel, S Mosby Third Row: S Messingcr, N. Doyle. W Starr, T Wuehte. J. Addas, L. Seavy, E. Vincent, D. Morrison, F. Weston Fourth Row: J Weinhoffer, R Waidlich, D. Neelon, P Abel, R Barnhill, R Guarino, S. Gerras, S. Croskrey 139 Third Class First Row: T. Hockenbury, K. Bo- Ian, D. Brown, D. Klecker, K, Neblett, B Balogh. N Liberatore, D. Sheely, B. Stiles Second Row: T. Cochran, K, Frugc, B. Craddock, B. Sager, P, Case, M Hudachek. J, Carrano, B. Raynes Third Row: F Jordano, J. Hennessey, C Moosmann. D, Hoss, D. Rogers. J. McConviUe, D Hoffman, M. Meese, F Rhinesmith Fourth Row: J. Kons, P, Roth, C, Lane, J. Ziccarello, K. Streets, S, Ludemann. J, Friedel MAJ Franklin A. McGoogan Firstie year for the Doginos was a great time. Mo convinced us all to buy stock in Drano, while Gram- pa lined up a job with Shell. Meanwhile, at Gronk, Fonz wrestled a tree, P.J. scrummed a zinger while Boz hovered. If Van was anything, he was engaged. We never figured out who was shorter. Dibber or Keithino. Cecilino (Kee-Kce) was tutoring Thermo and Gibbino bored us with his max comedy ideas. Knappino and Dluhino were always sweating out some homework. Carnz (Airborne) always had his nose in everything. Littel-Dog was burning a Bean or in the Gym. Streffer-Dog-Dog was really from Walla-Walla. Slaughino was a big influence. G.S. was never engaged, but the Beans loved him. Jimbo (1 say, 1 say . . . Boy!) was always heard. Wigino wrote a letter to the Dean that al- most got him run out. For Underdog, see 1-2. Doc Wilson taught us to run, while Millerino remained pessimistic. Ralph treasured his Swiss bank account. B.W.? What about it? Final score: Firebirds 6, Camaros 5 (Mo had 2), Monte Carlo 1 and Scirocco 0! Cs Third Class First Row: E Salazar, J. Ferrando. J. Wynn. M. Miner, J. David, M. Fortan- bary, R Catron, T. Foreman Second Row: R Hazel. T. Meade. S. Schantz B Decker. M McMahon, F. Canter bury, P. Heymann, P, Marr, J. Ahn Third Row: B Thames, D. Toth, A Broussard. M Knippel, J. McNulty A Maskal, K. Manos, W. Schneider Fourth Row: J. Hyman, M Nipper. J Johnson. G Kropowski, H. Loso, M Williams. G Lemanski CPT James W. Crawford f t; - _ " ■ ' t f t , Fourth Class First Row: B. Taback, E. Kieffer, S. Ruck, K. Huesers, D Todd. R. Pyne. J. Kemcy, T. Natterstad, H Vallcncourt Second Row: G, Sengelaub. D McGlown, J. Hawlcy, S. Johnson, J, Polo, R. Carlson, A, Gorsky, D Strock Third Row: K, Haynes, B Groves, J Creighton, W Cook, A Ho, J. Copp, J. Hackney, K Blanchard, R Craig Fourth Row: D Hanauer. B Berg- feit, S. Ellington, S Strong, D. Palamar, T. Stokowski, P. Neary. S. Fahy I gp, , • ■«.-.. ' 1 41 9 •t fc-» ilB U 1 First Class fOT f? O First Row: G. Bozek. G. Gibbs. DIuhos, D, Wilson. K. Carpenter. J Harris. Second Row: J, Cocl erham. R. Knapp. D. Miller Third Row: B. Ward. R. Carney. J. R G. P P. M, Modica Fourth Row; G. Patton. M, Littel, K. Dibb, T. Alfonso. M. Ander- son. C, Cecil. M. Streff Meoni. Chura. Rowan. Harwig. ,i 1 E-2 Second Class First Row: B Adams, J. Dulin. K. Vore. W. Swan. K. Goodland. V, Masi. R Fennessy Second Row: S. Reichelt, D. Dennis. R Reid. M. Rosinski. E, Gochey. R. Lester. T Cahill. R. Burke Third Row: R. McEvoy. R. Babineau. S. Lamb, E, Ortiz. R Wieland. R Geary. M, Irons Fourth Row: S. Shaeffer. G. Carroll. D. Dalpini. J, Berlin 141 MAJ Henry J. Lowe Fourth Class First Row: C Acosta, A, Campbell J- Quinn, G, Grandchamp, M Theki ault. TD. Simonjan, W. Ledger, S. Hill O Alvarez Second Row: K. Birk himer, S. Stevens. P. Carlcy. G Giovanucci. S. North, D. Love. A Pecora, L. Reyes Third Row: D Ladig, S. Haines, K. Lettow, J Snyder. J. McElree. P. Bussy. C Gandy. W. Cheesborough. S. Antro bus Fourth Row: W. Lowry, R Chadwick, S- Salazar, A- Bogaard G. Utley, T. Lynch, R. Maisonet, N Owen, R. Fehlberg Third Class First Row L West P Sauold L, Utchel, D. Lee. K. Wood. C Detoro, G. O ' SuUivan. E. Salvador Second Row: D. Graham J Trainor. M. Purcell. J, Taylor, B, Nichols, G. Munro, R Trevino, J Marmora. W. McEldaff Third Row: M. Reardon. B. Anderson. D. Pittard W. Wadley. S. Harris, I. Cunningham, C. Mitchell. B. Magerkurth Fourth Row: P. Zimmer. M, Seastrom. R, Whitehead. S. Klotz. R. Everson. M. Wagner, S, Glover. P. Wiese This year F-2 ' s first class gave the Corps a starting center fielder, a starting placekicker, a starting Judo competitor and a starting Regimental Commander. We came together as a result of the last class-wide scramble, and it took awhile for us to get to know one another. But by the time wc were wearing our rings, we had formed many life-long friendships, and soon all twenty-four of us were guiding the Fightin ' Fox through our firstie year. How can you go wrong when you have a guy in the company named Steve Martin? Yes, we could be wild and crazy, but wc also applied ourselves with all of our energy to the challenges that awaited us at every turn. We ' ll always remember Kree- bo and Jody in the " ghetto, " and also Monk, J. J., Zone, Wild Bill. Pollywog. and Woolton. And ' 82 will always remember Jim, Chris, and the Gardener Beaner. George, Joe, Tom, Marty, Thad. Mike, Fred, and Ross rounded out a gang " which will live in infamy " in the hearts of us all. 144 Second Class First Row: K. Gustafson. K. Mishkel, M. Yeshnik. J. Mattingly, D. Neighbors, S. Stuban, W. Crawford, R. Babb Second Row: B, Comley, M. Burney, D- Goneaware. D. Harrington, R- Friedman. R. Herbik, C. Wakin Third Row: J. Leuonowski, J Lindenmayer. M. Schepps, A. Bland. R. Chester. P. Tanner, M. Swierszcz. D Towers F-2 T TTT ' ' ' T ' Y ' First Class First Row: S. Martin. T. Noll. J. Bowling, C- Riley, M. Copperthitc, F. Schwien. M. Schaertlc. B. Krzan Sec- ond Row: J. Towey, J. Fahey, J. Wal- ton. D. Polly. J. Kardas. B. Messner, M, Howard. H. Place Third Row: J. Moran. T. Gibson, R Vanderhye. W. Cardenas Fourth Row: W. Adams. G. Baker. T. Chegash " S - ., Second Class G-2 First Class First Roui: P. Gibson. M. Colier. T. Hagen. J. Shey, C. Wegmann. J. Shultz, R. Engelau. F. Clepper. B. Shike Second Row: R. Moore. P. O ' Brien, P, Buhl. P. Greer. L. Jauron. J. Bouchard, M Bahr. R. Duncan. R, Hughes, B. Brydges, N. Shiue, J. McCall Third Row: B. Uphoff. F. Taylor. D, Busch. J Charlton. P. Waldman. P. Sweeny First Row: J. Calhoun. D. Mailer, R. Medina, D. Harrington. C Stevens, L. Fontana. R Rcpctto Second Row: M Mi zusawa, G. Sheperd, B. Dow, J, Joseph. M. Piatt. K. Hinsley Third Row: S. Cusimano, R. MacDermott. M, Knapp. T Smythe, C. Williams, D. Pusty, B. Langley Fourth Row: J. Holland. M. Schneider, J. Cormack, J. Goodak. C. Pannel .. PJ ' - Third Class First Row: A. Ayala, P Demarco, A. Webb. C. Smith. D Guilmette. D Nishimura. G. Gerovac Second Row: P. Dillman. G. Buckncr. J. Czizik. J. Thiel. P. Schlatter. M. Bruhn Third Row: J. Gorski. S. Magwood, C. Trotter. K. Fleischer. J. Wil- liams, J. Prusiecki. D. Hamilton Fourth Row: S. Stangle. G. Koenig. M. McKearn. A. Davis. D. Pauley. J. Healey ' f t f ,f . , t.f- - t f- f .--f f T J. In the fall of 1977 a group of rowdy Cows climbed to the 6th floor of the Hotel Central Barracks to check into Company G-2. JT, SweenI, FM22-Buhl, Hayes, and Dunk all played against the Dean ' s team in football and lost. Collins, Mark and JT gained revenge for the goats by beating the Dean in Summer School. By the end of Cow year the G-2 gator had become a goat. Everyone had his own style. Peter and Forrest flamed, Paul was mellow and Bruci was Semi-Strac. O.B. and Chris got stripes while Lcs had to fight to get his name spelled right. Uppy, Hages, Jimmy and Pete could al- ways be found in Grant Hall. Rich Hughes was sent to Brigade Staff to help study conditions. Firstie year brought some new wrinkles, namely cars. Jeff, Bruci, Les, JT, Bouch and Frank all had Celicas; Bouch ' s came with reclining seats, while Franks came complete with turret and command- ers cupola. Schultze ' s living with his speakers, Collins is already hitched - to Roger. No woman will ever be able to handle Buschman. So there they are, America ' s best, the boys of G-2. Without a doubt, they are one of the most fun- loving, spontaneous and close groups ever to come to West Point. They are truly " Top of the Line. " MAJ Lawrence F. Cousins Fourth Class First Row: B. Grofic. A. Ferrara. A. Hughlett. S. Sowers, M. Roemer, R. Mateo. J. Madrid. K Kachejian. M. Jacobi. S. Ellis Second Row: E. Groschelle. W. Ward. R, Abrams. M. Albe. R. Scurlock. S. Eden B. Thomas, T. Wiseman. R, York Third Row: M. Meyer. C. Noll. R. Totleben. K. Hynd- man, K. Davis, R. Hayden. K. Merri- gan. H. Hetherington. M. Fowler. K. MacGibbon Fourth Row: B. Kowalski. T. Bussey. A. Pehanick. C, Paradies. J. Coates. R. Wassmuth. W Hargravcs, K. Donius 147 149 ►? , : - First Class First Row: B. Miausawa. J. Clark, W. Powers. E- Rogers, R- Edmonds Second Row: R. Lardic, P. Mack- lin. T. Underwood, J_ Jacocks, R Hyde, D Jones, G Butler, T. Buzan Third Row: D. Smaller. M. Sims, E. Schuize, D Taylor, R Hearn Fourth Row: D Snyder, C, Clarahan, G. Conwili, E. Hillenbrand, M. Gray, K. Sturm, G. Kaub Not Pictured: G. Johnson They came from different frats across the campus in order to join the Happy House. Some were different from others, others different from all, but they became Brothers for two years. In that short time, J.D. kept on fluffing up his mop with the T-top, Rod brought the finest in tunes to our Highland Home, Plug captained the Styx crew, and Stump was a big stud in a small man ' s game. Squarehead kept tradition in old ' 34. Drugs ' dedication inspired us all and Smasher rang out a Formula. Borno hit another bull. Slims flipped on another Van Halen tunc. Head was a sure Rush. Undy contin- ued to - amaze. Bert stopped at Staff enroute to Rhodes. Willy was preppy in wish- bone tweed, while D.J. and Davey T. provided that Florida spirit we all would need. Clancy portrayed that Dad-like image. Thad rode the midnight train to Mizzou, and Butts gave the diamond we all knew. Gator was our moral leader and Ron kept true as the juice poop feeder. In Doak was the strength of a New Mexico oak. Snyd held true and the friendly haze, E.P. provided laughs throughout the days. Someday Rick would fine the Babe. When Jake did something, it was all that he gave. We sure hope Kypes had a friendly stay, George kept on truckin ' day after day. First time Fred shepherded this unruly bunch his house wish would come true, he had a hunch. So it was this way that the story of the Happy Men would be; too bad it was in such brevity. H-2 CPT John P. Drinkwater 150 ■ r ■ . .. " ;i • ' y- ' Second Class First Row: E. Payne, M. Schroeder, R. Russell, M. Pyrz, W. Serrao, S, Combs, H- Skidmore Second Row: W, Gerety, P. Clawson, R. VanLingen, W. Sneddon, D. Davis, W. Rigby Third Row: T. Allen, J. Doyen, D. Deeter, R Rutledge, D. Collins, K. Emberton, P. Wolfley Fourth Row: W. Jahn. W. Siburg, J. Ley, D. Tharp, J. DiSimoni, D, Mueller Third Class First Row: N. Svoboda, J. Harrison, P. Harvey, C. Potter, T. Morris, J. Hanson, E. Lockrow Second Row: D. Neil, J. Moskal, G. Gates, B. Zorn, M- Weitekamp, S. Sodansky Third Row: W. Jackson, S. Lail, D Samec, K. Dzierzanowski, M. Walden, J. Bagwell, D. Daley Fourth Row: R. Donnelly, K. Shuba, G. DeWalt, T Hendy, E. Mealy, R Delisle Fourth Class First Row: J, Puett, T. Faupel, J, Dunn, J. Knowlton, J. Zanoli, C. Chase, G, Burgamy, J, Pulliam, G. Sinasohn Second Row: P. Sweeney, M. Wilmer, M. Easton, S. Fedorchak, D Ricgleman, W. Lodwick, D. Miller, M. Buechner, M, Barbero, D. Drucker Third Row: P Davis, J. Tong, R, Ortiz, F. Wolf, J. Dodd, D. Knapp, M. Horstman, K Thompson, T. Yancey Fourth Row: K. Peterson, T. Morris, J. Partenheimer, S. Jarrad, T. Jones, L Lander 151 FjaET Second Class First Row: S, Perez, J. Valentine, D. Feeney, D. Meeks, D. Dehorse, M, Souder, R. Clune Second Row: D. Nielsen, J. Campbell, T. Williams, A. Nelwan, J. Doyle, M. Porter, J. Stone, M. Siem Third Row: N, Lucariello, M. Molohon, R. Barry, G. McCallum, D- Maggioli, T. Knottek, M. Eaton, C. Conz, A- Songer Third Class First Row: J. Greiman. K. Schoon maker, A. Byers, D. McDonald, G Collins, D, Pittman, L. Dimarco, C Sealy Second Row: R, Henderson M. Miles, W Osborne, C, Jackson, R Poling, C Boyle, S. Walters, P Stack pole, C. Sullivan Third Row: J Livingston, P, Woloson, W. Dtck, M Lessel, D- Mosinski, J Pawlak, M Anthony, M. Hogan Fourth Row: M. Trusty, K Goodson, R, McLeod S. MacFarland, J- Sanchez, M. Pagan Fourth Class First Row: J McClung, L, Harada, G- Scudder, D- Conner, K. Gerlitz, B. Brewer, G. Kilpatrick, S Hutchison, M. Vontersch Second Row: G. Han- ko, J- McAlister, J- Bonometti, R. Dyess, J. McCormick, D, Podsadecki, M. Fenner, K. Keating Third Row: J. Mockler, R Koratsky, W Epiing, S. Rollinson, E Rohrer, S Brothers, R. Peters. S Kent, J. Buchwald Fourth Row: W. Loyd, G. Peterson, J. Dengler, M. Hubbard, F. Willams, W. Pendleton, B, Johansson m y. Cj r 152 £-m . .l- ' ■9 Mr- 4- First Class First Row: J Blame. H, Argo, K Frantz, K. Gelke. J Lewis. S. Cotariu. R. Underberg. D Shipp. C, Williams Second Row: M. Austin, R. Morlen. B Aaron. D. Gorenc. J, Roberts. B. Bornick Third Row: J. Rogers. W. Ebel. C. Johnston. M Kostoff. E Fowlks, P McDowell Fourth Row: B Tucker, R. Pope. L. Uland, M Crowson, J. Jones Inferno two, the originator of Gestapo Room Con, provided the ultimate environ- ment for its first class. Living in the Pershing Hotel, we thought we would escape the wrath of both the O.C. and the Big T. How wrong we were . . . the casualties began with our desperation for cars in our second class year, continued with our lust for long hair and love for the first class year, and ended up with what we thought was an escape (to the ARMY?). We will always remember Smiz, Robyn, and the Corvette scandal; Shipper and New Jersey; Blaine and the library; Maggots; Koz scheduling classes between his trips; Brucie at Grant Hall; Jones and his noisy sax; the Brigade boxing champion for 150-lb; Cotarui ' s harem; Frantz ' s bed- room on wheels; Chuck; Mike Austin ' s togas; Ricky, Dave, and their fiancees (among others); Jimmy, Harry and the Mount; Teddy and Big Wally; Gelks in his room; Hi Amin; John ' s jumping junkies; Mark, Paul and their hippie hair; and Roberts, Cleve and Ebs away on staff. 1-2 MAJ Wesley B. Taylor Jr. 153 154 Third Regiment Third Regiment s First Detail First Row: G. Hartnell. S. Schauwecker, D. Turrell, F Finelli. V. Marucci Second Row: F. Colletti, B. Dionne, G- Drago, P. Struven Third Row: R. Kieth. W. Watts Third Regiment Second Detail First Row: T. Quinn, S. McFarren. D Turrell. B. Batten. J. MacDonald Second Row: R. Stratton. C. Shaw, S. Forstcr, J. Minnon Third Row: F- Crescioni, G. Pretti First Battalion First Detail First Row: R. Flannery, D. Fuller. D- Kotchman. R Routier Second Row: W Brinn, C. Werling, J. Turner, D. Freshwater Second Battalion First Detail First Row: K- Anderson-Vie. W. Ulmer. M. Mundt. C MacAllister Second Row: W Snead, J. Neubert, R. Womack, E. Castle Third Battalion First Detail First Row: B, Hughes, A. Perwich, R. Lee, T. Tetrault Second Row: P. Donihe, M. Kallman, D. Evans, T. Clapp 157 First Battalion Second Detail First Row: K. Bauer C. Radlicz J. Wiseman D. Patterson Second Row: C Atcitty M. Tax H- Dixon K. Williams Second B ' i i attalion Second , f I H Detail » First Row: A. Yeldell tf:J S. Buck D. Kapp Second Row: im - ■■• ■■ ■ ' - " • - -. R. Broome J, Hartman R. Rees Not shown; G. Withers . Third Battalion Second Detail First Row: W. Whiteman C. Brundidge N. Hager S. Chura Second Row: J. Stawasz K. Godwin S. Neal ■ I Second Class First Row: K. Kelly, T. Kaseman, D Sommer. L. Carpenter, D Lobdell, R Matthews. W Long Second Row: D. Reeves, C Wagner, C Glass, J Sulli- van, D. Alesch, C- Barkalow Third Row: S. Whitfield, B. Stapleton. S Hamilton, S. Knutson, S. Domikaitis. M. Jaworski, P. Tedford Fourth Row: M Pick, L. Trumbore, R. McGurty, D. Speck, R. Ross, B Kadesch Third Class First Row: R Vujica. K. Stewart, A. Blanchard. S, Depew, J Ferraro. K. Logan, M. McCaruille, D. York Second Row: D. Nellis. S. Kriko rian. P Hillebrand, D. Lyie, C. Fry P. Sherrill, D Miklancic Third Row K. Barthel, G. Aldrich, B, Bowman J. Wharton, W, Walk, M, Bischoff. C Rich, E. Williams Fourth Row: D Mead, T. Douthit, R. Pearson, R B ritton, R. Hanks, G Fritz, B. Baugh man, W. Mackenzie Fourth Class First Row: M, Omeda-Sanez, J Fowler, D. Baragona. R. Stewart, B Scrivner, K. Lee, D Williams, P. Cassidy. N. Hinojosa Second Row: M. Smith, S. Francis, B. O ' Connor, H Brechbuhl, M. Wagner, D. Crenshaw, P. Shcaeflern, K. Fisk Third Row: G. Terry, J. Cassingham, R. Chesirc, M. Milne. M. Tillman, K. Jones, P. Rymiszewski, K. Woods, T. Halkais Fourth Row: S. Hawley. J. Brine- gar, L. Lavine, B. Bibb, R. Ryan, J. Camargo, J. Doty, B. Hart 160 at muamtmiuaaaaBaaaii MAJ Robert C. Rhome A-3 From the farthest corners of the Corps we came, in that fall of ' 77. The atheletes, the hives, the goats, and maybe a derelict or two. We united our awesome powers to accomplish our mighty military mission, that of making A-3 a better place to be. Our path was fraught with dangers, and the most fiendish of all was (shudder) Ronnie S. and his sidekick, the little Napoleon from whom we all learned a great deal. We lost many weekends and wore out many soles in our crusade. Yet finally, despite the casualties suffered at the Battle of Short Overcoats, we emerged victorious. The forces of the Dean and DPE laid in wait at every turn, and the merciless sword of Maj. R. was ever at out weekends, but we kept the company intact. Our spirit and will were undaunted; our strength always a surprise to the enemy. With leader- ship, athletic ability, intelligence, united by our friendship, we made A-3 not simply a better place to be, but the only place to be. First Class First Row: J Keefe. B Brinn Second Row: M, Dilandro. S. Colella, J. Minnon. T, O ' Donnell Third Row: L Olson Fourth Row: N. Werling. J. Cleland, W. Montgomery, D. Huskey, F. Thibodeau, D, Freshwater. K Williams. G. Hartnell, C Radlicz. J. Maney. M. Tax, S. Labak. J. Pierson, D. Turrell Fifth Row: R, Entringer MAJ Robert E. Knapp When ' 79 was shuffled there was despair and sadness. Coming to B-3 changed that! HOOV was already here with Honor pamphlet . . . Ger made the law-NO DISCO! . . G-BACH was at Zoomland . . . SWACK was in his van . . RANGER-H kept growling . . . DOC-D and LYNNBOB were on the course . . . BC lost the pies . . . WILK got caught on a late-nite rendezvous . . . LANCE couldn ' t say a thing . . . P-BEAR and WISEBOY stayed around the track . . . WALLY was laid back . . . DUANE-one of the ARMY 11 . . . JIMMY ' S NOSE competed with SCHNEID ' S beak . . . GAFFER got KNAPPER ' S goat with a couple of wings . . . BO cracked up someone ' s car . . . was it FLAN or WHITEY who made late to formation car repairs? . . BOPETE carried the movie camera . . . JJ and BILLY played guitfiddles . . . the COAMLINER only lis- tened to the Beatles . . . MUMBO and DIX were always roomies. The BANDITS did a Bang-up job . . . M.A. and ZOOM will always be ' 79 BANDITS too! Farewell B-3! Farewell WOOPS! First Class First Row: J Komperda. D Gehlbach. J, Rogers, S. Schauwecl er. J. Marin, G. Drago, L. Colyar Second Row: R. Peterson, M Hildenbrand, S. Schnieder, W. Hoover. R Case, R. Vasta, H. Dixon, G. Pretti Third Row: R. White, J. Powell. W. Nanry, R. Flannery, J. Wiseman, D. Patterson. D Fuller. J. Wilkinson. L Hoffman, S. Mumm, J. Gaffney W .f :£ J a; , r- !f f- |- 1- Vt ' t ' f I -f V V V f f t f a Second Class First Row: K. Silvia. W. Harman, R. McKcrcher. J. Peabody, J. Cooke, M. Cortizo, J. Harrington Second Row: D. Grwy, C. Adams. T Sullivan, C. Brady. T. Sole, J. Cheatham. D. Myers, R. David Third Row: R. Ruck, J. Traylor, S. Stefancin, S. Reynolds, M. Helmick, P. Telander, M. Larkin Fourth Row: P. May, D. Sadler. W, Crawford, M. Schaub, A. Jelinek, R- Hobbs, G. Benecke Not Shown: D. Rameded, J. Shufelt Third Class First Row: C Reid, M. Contratto, T, Yahn. J Meehan, P. Defluri. A. Cop- pola, K Borctti, R, Domitrovich Sec- ond Row: M Visser, T- David, L. Hojnicki, T. Libby, A. Dowd, R. Hol- ley. M. Marino, D Snyder. J. Gates Third Row: J. Wilson, D. Cooper, D. Ragsdale, L Grear, A. Jahnke, P. Ferriero, M Browning. G Gasser Fourth Row: M- Donovan. W- York. G. Youst. R. Elias, D. Heckman, E. Armstrong, J. Suddarth Fourth Class First Row: E, Broughton, E Graham J, Warren, E Hughes, G. Griffin. J Pawlik. G. Petty. M. Delacruz. D Wray Second Row: S. Austin, U Porth, K. Funderburk, L. Bartholo mew, S Onstot, L. Verbicst, M. An drew. D Aucoin. T Krause. L, Hum mcl Third Row: K- Morse. W- Mur phy, R Henderson, J. Bennett, A Cody, J- Schoen, M. Ferguson. J Lauer. R. Mark Fourth Row: M Centers. M, Orr. R Howard, G Powell, A Smith, K. Stoleson, J Kuttruff Not Shoutn: S. Sanders 163 First Class First Row: M Dawes. P Patterson Second Row: W, Wininger, R. Campbell, K. Bauer, C Smith, D, Kotchman, M O ' Leary B Batter. A. Watts, D. Foster Third Row: R Rout.er, M. Englert Fourth Row: P, Riddle, P. Disalvo. L, Dei amus. S ' Merrill. C Atoitty. B. Keller, R. Kroening, J. MacDonald Fifth Row: J. Stonerock, J. Turner. W. Tillo Sheairs. J. Reyes C-3 So at last four years have come and gone, and we in Company C look to tomorrow for further trials and successes. Brought together from all parts of the Corps, we became the proud " Fighting Cocks. " Papoose kept us all in line (he ' s the biggest). The General commanded the calculators while I ' R fixed them. The Ketchup Kid kept Heinz in business Wally chewed for the sake of Dixie and Mick guarded the keg. Jeff played golf because his spiked shoes punctured volleyballs. Ridd- ler finally made poster chile for Obesity Weekly and Rowt married Lucifer. Billo thought it was great but Mark just hived out. So what ' s in the future? Mex will own the Firstie Club and Zener will design a diode. Carlie will invent a clock (the hands will be faster then he be late) and B.K. will buy land by the river while " Big Bob " buys Colorado. Derango will run a disco or perhaps just run, while Mary will ride (Trans Am style). Airborne Ranger won ' t rush into things until he finds a harder way to do it and Star Man will patent an unbreakable mug. Oh, but yes, Mac will still be the; " schanke " and Bob will still be a Raider, Phil? Still taking weekends and J.T.? Still proving the Dean wrong, Kotch? Catching the BIG one. Sam, as always, on the telephone. Got a dime? There it is, and LATER ONI 166 ■■■■i CPT Harry W. Crumling Second Class First Row: C. Montoya. M, Goodwin, J.H. Turner, G. Davis. S. Bragdon, B. Holly, B, Ruiz Second Row: M. Eshelman, W. Pontius, R. Morris. J, Econom, G. Stephens. R. Thomas Third Row: T Koning. R Rhein, D. Carpenter. C. Sutton. S. Peaslee. M. Schiller. M. Griffin Fourth Row: G Mayes. K. Hanson. J- Foster. G. Johnson. J. Caldwell, W Ward m lir .:t_t,.. I .f a im Third Class First Row: M. Malizia, J. Hidalgo, S. Swanson. A Beck, J. Green, G. Hawkes, T Matcjov, T Soraoka. C. Ware Second Row: R. Christensen. J. Cramer, R Moritz, M. Morales, T Zander, J. Akin. L Riseling. T Berger Third Row: W Derrick. E Freesmeyer. T Edwards, R Walter. M, Liesman, R. Luster. G. Thie, T Comodeca. P. Hanusa Fourth Row: P Nelson. J Weber, A, Connor. J Holt. B. Hubbard. M. Carolan. T. Dodd 9i " ' ' J J ' ' : I - - f f f 9 r . i Fourth Class First Row: D Bellows, R. Sorrell. S Boston. B, Hogston. J. Lengenfelder M Rossi. R Stevens, G Voigt Second Row: R Rockwood, L. Wil lets, R. Proietti, K Robertson. C Evans. G. Catena. B Willis. J. Her nandez. J Rcsler Third Row: P Connors. W Blosch, J Hobble, M WaldecU, P, Marshall. D Daum. M Olsen, S. Wingate Fourth Row: N Da " is. J Garrison, K Loeffler. R Rasmussen. R Hall, M, Masick, S Williams MAJ Paschal A. Aquino Second Class First Row: W. Friedman. G. Hervey, M. Gridley. T. Franks, M. Kelly, J. Swisher Second Row: M Stephenson, D. Tacar, K. Konstanzer, J. Burt, M. Morgan, D Turner, S. Ashworth Third Row: J Luce, O. Valcnt, D. Perkins, V. Warrick, C. Peperak, G. Prohoda Fourth Row: W Duelge, R. Coal- well, R. Altizer, C. Ferguson, G. Ledeboer, D. Lowrey Third Class First Row: R. Belanger. T. Seckel, J. Katz, R. Riera, E. George, J Buck- ley, J. Elledge Second Row: T. Bunning, J. Tartala, L- Farquharson, J. Williams, K- Herring, D Ryan, J. Gerenscer. M. Davis Third Row: S. Bender, K. Miko. T. Dolan, R. Lovell, P. Gerton, N. McCray, P. Davidson Fourth Row: S Carter. M. McCarthy, K_ Wedmark, M. Ceruti, M. Tucci, N, Eberle Ol ti «•« «4 It - - %., f- t- f t X Fourth Class First Row: A Maier. C, Vogl. J Coleman, T. Wiley, A. Fulshaw, A, Kocher. D. Swygert, P, McCormick Second Row: D. Habbinga. W. Walsh, T Goodwin. R. Mraz, D, Jack- son, F. Keating, T Connolly. J. Irwin. M. Phillips Third Row: C. Gorbandt, R. Perez. D. Wilson. R. Allen, J Hudson, H Jackson. J. Lock, G, Andres Fourth Row: L. Gilman. W. Powell. K Ingram. C. Schopfer, J Warwick. B Bower - ff I o BA i ii li ■: ;« First Class First Row: M. Boatner. W Ulmer. T Ash. M Keith. S McFarren. K Cox. T. Golden Second Row: T. Gargiulo, K. Ander- son-Vie, K Zenner. T. Graham. R. McPeak. M Thalacker Third Row: T. Yeldell. K Weddlc. M. Estep. C. MacAllister, J. Hartman. K- McKcdy. W MacHardy Fourth Row: S- McGinn. G Withers, J Grindrod. D, Couveiha Four score and many moons ago . . Wait a minute!! Four score what?! Well anyway, way back when, a cloud of dust lifted and 25 young men walked through the " Hallowed Gates " of Woo Poo. After two years of aimless meandering we came together to form what we initially expected to be an excellent Beer-Ball team. However, too much practice time was spent at Murray ' s and not enough on the fields of strife. The key threats to our eventful first year were harrowing encounters and narrow escapes with the institution ' s evaluations. Also, we suffered one crushing blow to the mainstay of our infamous F.Y.B. games, D.C. himself. Despite this setback, the " Boys " were able to carry on and rise from the ranks of the " L.D. ' s " to those of the " D.G.P. ' s " Some chose the moral route and succumbed to the glitter of diamonds in a female ' s eyes; while the rest of us chose :to bestow honor on them in aiding the memory of such a momentous event. Though a few seemed elusive due to " studly events, " we consolidated around the tube with Beebo in hand to watch The Hulk. " Despite the circumstances of our acquaintance and our diverse (perverse??) per- sonalities, we were still able to form a close knit group of " wild and crazy guys. " For we are the men of D-3. In parting we would like to leave you with one simple word . . . EMBO . . . good night! D-3 169 ' - ' M ? SWORN ro Fut --r;OVftSSI0NALLV Oflir UU zi Second Class First Row; S Cohen. N. Gucwa, M. Stephenson, P. O ' Connor. C- Horn. V Martin Second Row: D. Gernstein. A. McMahon. D. Ames. P. Toscano. W. Schultz. W. Weeks. M. Wilson Third Row: O Robertson. H Mornston. B Graham. C- Herstrom. M. Timlin. M. Feeney. P, Grim. R Barfleld Fourth Row: L. Long. V Marler. M. Newell. E, Shanahan. W. Bradley. P Szaro Third Class First Row: R. Jacobs. K Donohue, K. Troy, M. Newcomb. E Herold. D McCord. T Perez Second Row: E Billig. J. Karditzas. P. Anderson, R. Stanfield. J. Stuteuille. C, Coutteau. J. Flannagan, E. Knight Third Row: R. Kuelzow, G. Brockington. P Dubois, J. Dombi. J. Hileman. P Carrol, S. Richardson Fourth Row: P. Begeman. R. Ray, J. Garmany, L. Boore. T. Hogan, G. Marquardt f t. " f .1 t o :f..f t-|- rT r t |- w ND ' Fourth Class First Row: E Martm. D. Goudreau. C. King. J Proulx. T, Garland. D. Sherwin. A. Sung, M. Mazzuki, D. Willerth Second Row: T. Kastner, T. Harmanson, J. Moravec, J Wartski, M, Goodwin. R. Antonio. D. Hilsman, H. Nelson, M. Karnowski. W. Burlas Third Row: B. Lauritzen. W. Pendergrass. C. Lang- hauser. H. Weant, C. Anker, M. Weldon, B. Stevens, A. Ball Fourth Row: R Moore, R. Demange, M. Bolus. M. Moten, M. Washechek, J. Lasche, T. Morris CPT Richard T. Keene — ' These are the boys from the Eagle ' s Nest, spewed forth from the twisted mind of a Honeywell 6080. A computer turned loose a terrifying thing, and people wonder why we fear " Juice. " Look- ' ing back, though, we handled the shuffle fairly well. We quickly united as a class and charged ahead to meet the challenges of upperclass life. Ric worked on walking through doorways, Aust elevated belligerence to an art form and Bill, Frank, B, J.B. and Chip hid behind stripes for a semester. Mork and Mindy was the hit of the year. If it was preempted, we ' d just go talk to Rob for a while. For many of us, life revolved around the car. " Schools " tried to keep his in one piece, Greg and Shep got that silver gleam in the eye and outspent the Pentagon on their " Vettes. " Scotty and Carl spent as much time under their cars as in them. Back in the company, Johnny K. clung to his " inferno " ways and Spills, after a conversion during the summer of ' 78, began to smoke ' em a little himself. Capper, Go-Go, J.D., and Rue formed the NCO Club and tested the yield strength of John Spiller ' s bed. Tony T. calmed these wierdos down and Pipes tried to make them form straight lines. Boomer took care of the company staff, but the real guidance came from the three wise (old) men: Ranger Martin, Ernie from the land of Oz, and the venerable Mike Lemmon ■ a motley crew but a good one. Here ' s to green suits and 25 great careers! E-3 First Class jlrst Row: S Forster, S. Austin. B. Concannon. A, Gomez Second Row: M. Lemmon. T, Dillon. S, Sawyer, J Spiller. E. ornell Third Row: G. Watson, R. Johnson, W. Snead, W. Martin. W. Sandbrook. D. Capp Fourth Row: J. Bruno, B. lonne. C Blackburn. F Finelli. K Pieper, S. Schooley, R Broome, J, Kardos, A. Ruocco, A. Tabler I 173 F-3 The first time that we met was in the Dayroom and from then on it became our favorite meeting place. John (V.S.) didn ' t spend much time with the company, being at Coast Guard and on Brigade staff. Schick led us through the first semester. Big Joe and Bob " Ravolta " spent most of their time on the football field. Nieds was our token Star Man. Buck and Arnold spent their time wrestling and beating up on cows. Ross wrestled and managed Lacrosse. The Southern contingent was represented by Chuck and BeBes, who was the official Dayroom Commandant. Halvy is still fighting off the girls. " The Beaner ' s Bud " didn ' t want to go on leave because there were no plebes at home. Tids and Bill stayed in the company all four years. Dad still has his collection of darts and water pistols. We almost got Wes ' head out from under the hood of his car in time for graduation. O.J. (Pumping Iron) is still flexing. Mark is shooting for the Stars and will reach them if he keeps growing. Marty got over as Bn XO and spent his free time at judo. Neubs attempted to spend all of 1st semester on room confinement. Thanks, Fran, for quitting football to coach intra- murals. The Italian Stallion refuses to be on the entertainment committee anymore. We ' ll have to get together for just one more party . . . First Class First Row: J. Dietz, T. Tidier. R Orr. C, Shaw, B Perl ins. J. Oliver, E Castle, Second Row: S. Buck. R Schicktaz, R Rees, F Ojeda. W. Brown Third Row: M. Cannady. D. Halverson, J. Neubert. B. Blackmon. F. Legasse. J. Maynard. W Griffin, D Nisdringhaus, R. Grollcr 174 Second Class First Row: R. Murchek, H. Robin- son, L. Morris. J Norwood. D Allard. K Kenny Second Roui: M Ness, J. Lee. P. Hawkins, W, Withers. R. Vernon. C. Bolan. S. Ferguson Third Row: E. Weinberg. M. Grant, M. Toryanski, M Merritt, M Richard. P. Capstick Fourth Row: P Martin, D. Dryer, D. Conetsco. G. Kouhia, C. Hillis Third Class First Row: C Nichols. M, Haese. J. Tidd, D Ling, T. Holloway. F. Betros, M, Knox Second Row: S. Jones, T. Stoy, D. Buien, G MacDonald, K. Dammel, R. Carpenter, R. Meadows, B, Knoll Third Row: M. Fahnestock. P. O ' Donnell, M. Desens, C. Toomey. R. Vicci. E. Moreland. M. Courts Fourth Row: M Gorevin, J. Mina- han, D. Harris, H, Heupel, C. Mines, T, Bauer. D- Williams - , ifS -rr %■ . % m J Fourth Class First Row J Moles. S. Bass. M. Reagor. R Nakamoto. H. Taylor. M. Buchanan. D. Williams. T. Devme. Second Row: W Lindhout. M. Koiodziejczyk. S. Hampton. J. Domenick. R, Desantis, S Gravenme.er J Heavner Third Row: D. Roberts, G, Polle. J. Carney. K. Keil. S. Olsen, M. Capria. J. Scott. S, Pad Fourth Row: D. Fiely, W. Rogers. M. Spencer, R. Palmer. D Hajost, D. Kmsella MAJ James Schoonover 175 -M n ml m f " ■ " IE-« I in ... I ;i ' First Class First Row: P. Struven. S. McAllister, M Macedonia, K. Shive. A- Arthur Second Row: B Hunt, R Duckworth. T Clapp, J Fain Third Row: R Ede, H. Burton, S. Chura, S. Naru, F. Wier- cinski, D Hcrgenroeder, R Root, C. Conzelman, E. Dottery Fourth Row: J. Worthington, R. Lee Fifth Row: M Kallman, K. Nygaard Not Pictured: F. Crescioni, K, Godwin G-3 f ■ ■ 1 " 1 " » • 1 ' Second Class First Row: K, Schaumann, J, Jones, C Young, R. Hayne, J. Dallas, H. Crofoot Second Row: T Kick. F, Pandolfe, K. MacGibbon, M. Kurka. T. Mangan. M. Graner. S. Tourek Third Row: S. Scruggs. N, Hahn. M, Connell. D. Beach. B. Miles, D. Lewis Fourth Row: J. Embrey, S. Rust, C. Boltz, M Rodembers. R. Fisher 178 When the great shuffle settled on the class of ' 79, some were sad to leave their old companies, some were happy, but none of us were disappointed when we reached G-3. A better bunch of guys would be hard to find. From the beginning we were determined to do it right, and we did! We were more than just company-mates; we quickly became close friends. We lived, worked, and partied together. We set high goals for ourselves and attained them with enthusiasm. For us, G-3 consisted of late night talks . . . ' gammon games . . . tail-gates . . . Ike Hall as cows . . . classes . . . FCP ' S . . . Charlie ' s and Elie ' s . . . TEE poop sessions . . . Tom . . . Spaghetti Night . . . the Dayroom . . . classes . . . skating party . . . " the Meeat " . . . guard . . . Navy . . . more classes . . . 50 ' s party . . . Gopher Hats . . . road trips . . . the Daily Word ... 1st class club . . . We will leave West Point with mixed feeling: sorry to part with old friends, but looking forward to new adventures with new ones. G-3 will long remember the class of 1979. " Gopher it! " ■ r f. f- r r t t " V 1 ■i0t ;■% ..its ■■ ' _ t ■ i: mm I .f Third Class First Row: A. Williams. T. Matiya. S. Smith. G. Herrcra. R. Malley. D. Farace, D. Williams, D. Hogg, K. Sweeney Second Row: W. Golden, R. Gitschlag, J. Yee. B. Greenwald, S. Emelander, J. Marshall, D- Engcn, M Reisweber Third Row: S. John- ston. T. Lemcke, J, Longar. D Lyons, K. Kienle, G. Guyll, J. Harris, J. Blitch. S. March Fourth Row: J. Daly. J. Hallingstad, G. Muilenburg, J Tierney. J. Wilhelm, L. Sbrocco y Fourth Class First Row: P Oliver, J Traxler Second Row: C. Adams, L. Tosi. Anders, G. Holtkamp, M Dauidson, Hamaker, E. Colette. A Wynder, K R Kautz, J Neilson, D Garrett, D Vargas, W. Ulibarri, C. Monroe, D. Delgiorno P, Jones. W. Newman, S. Kocher, T, Kula, L. Engdahl, M. Balkus Third Row: D J. White, B. Simpson, E. Isensee, A. Tippett, D. Yells, B. Johnson Fourth Row: J Fredrickson, M. Sweeney, M. Hoey, O. Blueitt CPT Thomas C. Schmidt Times were hard in the Great Shuffle of ' 77. Twenty-seven young men, soldiers and world travelers all, were thrown together in an organization called Co. H-3. To everyone ' s surprise, each was dedicated to the proposition, " if you only go around once in life, you might as well grab for all the gusto you can get. " And so, it turned out that the Great Shuffle was a Great Success. What were they looking at? Why did they attend weeknight basketball games together? Or throw wild parties? Or have four " Starmen " and fourteen men on the Dean ' s List? The answer to these and many other questions is gusto. Yes, my friends, gusto. Now they have graduated and been shuffled once more. We wish each one get. " Another Schlitz, please! ' all the gusto he can Third Class First Row: D Cordova, C. Ellis, L Euans. G. Beliles. D. Griffen. D. Candimctropoulo, T. Tata. M, Miles Second Row; M, Kriz. M. Paslawsky. K, Abbot, S. Simmerer. J. Bauder. M. Bland. W. Hem Third Row: L Dockstader, E. Fox. K Powell, H. Johnson, M. Drennen, D. Hartley. R. Adams, D. Fournie Fourth Row: H. Birdwell, M. Minchew. D Devine, D. Graham. E. Musser. D. Robie, R. Fowler MAJ William J. Major Jr. Fourth Class First Row: B, Gibson. R. Cantu. R. Millen, E. Pascua. G. Hatch, R, Hook, B. Cofield. G. Lobdell. M. Harrington Second Row: N, Diorio, T. Schinke, S. Pelletier, R. Kamm, D. Reidy, K. Rasmussen, Y. Williams. B. Lappen Third Row: J. Lindberg. M. Taylor, D.W. Summer, B. Bridges. 1. Carr, M. Canavan, C. Young. R. Pickens. B, Veit Fourth Row: J. Gilles- pie, S Stewart, T Schneider. D Foelker, D. Beck, J. Ferguson. P Hidalgo. J McClellen 180 i:•i " :. - 0 ' .i47 First Class First Row: J. Bassette, J. Coleman, C Petrie, L, Besterman, J. Sink, S. Neal, G. Tabin Second Row: D Evans. T, Quinn, N, Hager, P. Donihe, G. Berry, D, Welch, M. Medenis, R. Jordan Third Row: B. Bowers, W. Whiteman, S. Easton, T, Sitlington, K. Berner. N. Sears Fourth Row: K. Giles, J Berger, T Crane, P. Lunn, T. Bom, F. Colletti. H-3 Second Class First Row: D. Egger, D, Germann, J. Trindle. M Heacock, E. Kalkstein. J Hafeman. B, Conrad Second Row: J. Mack- •in. B. Flanigan, K Wcsterman. S. Hutchins. J. McGrath. M, Work Third Row: M. Martinez. J. Beaudry, P, St Pierre. T. ; ustm. M, Lamberth, F, Willingham, J. Nussbaum Fourth Row; G. Mullane, M, Phelan, S. Ford, D. Shelly. W. Ramos. B. , lames Not Pictured: J. Ham. T. Bosco 181 f £i|Wl!| ■•swj sj ' ■-■ ' - ■ H-3 HAWKS 182 183 MAJ Peyton E. Ligon III Fourth Class First Row: J, Jennings. J. Burlas. P. Mansoor, A. Phaneuf, D. Hubbard, E, Bator, A. Wilmer. A Wickham Sec- ond Row; Row: M. Swanson, B. Eckstein. T. Wong, W. Mayville, S. Stevens. R. Sullivan, R. Ciccarelli. M. Aponte, S- Cousler Third Row: D. Grymes, C. Simmons. O Gor- bitz. M. Woodgerd, R. Rakes, K. Wyatt, F Warner, D. Bancroft Fourth Row: C Bland. M. Hiatt, W Sorrcll, G. Galloway, J. Bailey, D. Durham, M. Hogan Third Class First Row: B. Zachary. R. Galvan. R. Kruger. C Griggs. N Grady. K- Gamble. T- Dunn. A- Gaidosik Second Row: D Tosi, J. Bridges, B. Lowe, S. Watts, M. Schroeder. D, Madrid. T. Jensen Third Row: R. Ponder. M. Fuqua, M. Bryant. L Lancaster. S. Hughes, J. Hoppe, W, Myers Fourth Row: R. D ' Olivera. D. Maples, C Vanslager, J, Smart, W. Maier, A. Rea Lt « S 9 k ' -. 3 JLw . ' Whm- ' fe i Htr 1 Every company in the Corps has some outstanding firsties, but the boys in 1-3 topped the list. Take DUFFY . . . people still wonder how he made it this far . . . and take John " Liddel Hart " Stawasz . . . please! We had Perwich too. King of Buckner and the King of Navy!? Of course, guys like Corby, Stratton and the Worm added some class. Wox was pretty good at showing his body to the Brigade Staff. We ' ll never forget the Woodman, C.M.F. Sanders, and our own Prep-Rep, Rich Krobock. We ' ll remember Hughes as always on the run and Riebe and John as always on the slopes. Add to the list Tetrault and Talty, intellectuals, no doubt. And, " Mountain-Goat " Cooper and Wiener, winner of the steam tunnel purple heart! Horton hatched the egg, and Brun- didge hatched a football. Hooper followed the fleet-footed all the way to the finish-line. Farmer is still trying to control " Monster Man " Alimpich. Anybody see Ky;!er ' s TV Or Marvicci ' s Contracts! How about a car for Gillette? We ' ll never forget Rocke who co-authored (with I Company) a brand new parade manual. Let us always remember our sharpshooter. Bo Underwood. Through four years, almost as many Tacks and too many star days and two-mile runs, we trudged on. 184 Second Class First Row: J Easley. D. Cook. D. MacLean. S Bachinski. M Taylor, J, Hogue, R. Ledger Second Row: J, Davis. J, Kildow. S. Whitehead. G. Cecchini. M, Ford. R. Albrecht Third Row: B. Phillips. D. O ' Donnell, A Hamill. M. Greer. J. Votel, G Miller. D Heckert Fourth Row: G. Ellerman. C Triplet!. D Ransom. M Linnington, C Caldwell. J, Stratis t t s-:«- ' t- ' t ivj ■f.- r t 1 1 f " — »- : " 1-3 First Class First Row: T Horton. D Sanders. S- Farmer. E Cooper. R, Gillette. R. Stratton. R- Krobock. T. Tetrault Second Row: T Talty. J- Brophy. B Hughes. M. Wozniak, P Weiland. L. Riebe. A. Starkie. L Corballis. A- Wiener, R. Underwood Third Row: W. Hooper. C Brundidge. M Alim- pich. V. Marucci. A. Perwich. M. Rocke. W, Duffy. J Stawasz. K Kyzer Fourth Regiment First Detail First Row: Collins, C. Orler, C Brooks. L. Spocrl. M. Cole, T Second Row: MacDonald, M. Kelly, D. Molnar, J. Pagan, E. Third Row: Scharein, A. Clark. D. Fourth Regiment Second Detail First Row: K. Gagnon G. Jordan L. Brooks R Grantham M. Horn Second Row: S, Parker P. Kale S. Shannon E. Eriksen V, Robertson i! Fourth Regiment First Battalion First Detail First Row; Murray, M, Knowles. D. Bonds, M, King. C Second Row: Alderman, M. Myers, W, Taylor, P. Second Battalion First Detail First Row: Humphrey. H Duffy. A Panzarella, D. Baker. D, Second Row: Watai, J Hippie, K Mos, M Avey. R. Third Battalion First Detail First Row: West, M Anson, D. Danko. D Layco, F Second Row: Jenkin, S. Schott, C. Pavlica. S. Staten, M. First Battalion Second Detail First Row: G Yerks K Hawes J Whitt K Dixon Second Row: J. Misncr J. Hughes M. Waclawski, R. Simis Second Battalion Second Detail First Row: S. Lyons W. Wieland J. Stewart R. Dalzell Second Row: C Graham D Dean K Butler V Pascal Third Battalion Second Detail First Row: M. Rayder F Kaufmann J Rotter R Link Second Row: M- Goblirsch E. Lintz T, Freeman T, Carney 189 A-4 First Class Second Class First Row: S. Moran. D. Johnson. D. Ransom, T. Kilgore, M. Morgida. S. Tousley. M. Flynn, B. Treharne Second Row: E. Wardynski, D. Herr, M. Stevens, J- Clifford, J. Fetzer. J. Williams, M. Hobart Third Row: T. Stewart. J, Van Grouw, C Clark. S. Nikituk. M. Kulungowski. J, Hall, P. Thomas. M. Kucera Fourth Row: R- Simis, K. Forstmeier, W, Graham. C. Hatley. R. Schozer, D. Adams ■ - t First Row: W Myers, K. Dixon, M Moratz, D. Clark. M. Conrad, M Murray, S, Simmons, D. Bleckman. D Vaniter Second Row: J. Krueger. J Olson. R. Cone, M. Alderman, J Hughes, J. Petit. Third Row: M Cochrane. G. Molinari. J. Gunzen- hauser. J. Scudder. J. Bone, B Brackett Fourth Row: J. Lytwynec. T- Mclntyre, D- Boone, S. Shannon. C. Ottcrstedt. M. Willis, K. Hawes rhird Class First Row: B. Farrar, J Altmire, M. Mirisola D Wise, J. Lukert. S Davis, L, Border P. Somersall Second Row: G. Bisig, Greb, L. Pagentine A. Azzarita, M. Thomas, J. Lowder. T, Brotherton Third Row: W. Hix, J. Hanlt ' y, S, Dinkel, W. Tarantino, M, Jaye. D- Massmann, S. Klingel D. Pelizzon Fourth Row: J, Rappold. C. Allen, T O ' Sullivan S Wagner. R. ricrrera, A. Walker. A. Kerhin ijj l r f- f- r r t MAJ John S. Haluski Fourth Class First Row: J, Markol. L Miller, M Portera J. Kainec, D. O ' Brien, H Leal, S. Bowlin A. Baker Second Row: D. Harvey. N. Larson, E- McMillin A. Kane, T. Hampton, F. Ignazzitto, S Zonis, P. Hallcnbcck, M. Bczy Third Row: T. Hurley. D. Craig. M- Crawford J, Karaus, M. Dixon, T. Vandal, G. Harper, D. Kumura Fourth Row: T. Kaiser. C. Bowman. P. Curtin M. Smith, J. Sawyer. W. McDaniel. G- Brockman il: Believe it or not, the Apaches have succeeded in producing 28 young chiefs ready to go on the varpath. And who are among these brave men? Conchead, alias the Supreme Allied Commander; ole of the Flaming Tongue; Mr. Jimeny Christmas, alias Dag Gumit; Minnesota Jeff; ABBA; ind the two burnt raisins. But what exactly did they do for A-4? Let ' s see . . . there was Krueger ' s Corner, Steve ' s movie productions, Booner ' s poop sheets, Marty ' s ability to find money, Steve ' s nusic, and Mike ' s imitations. But what else did they do? Kenno was table com at AB G ' s, Dix iisplayed a beautiful luggage rack, Marc was the token cow area bird, Bruce substituted beer for ' hilosophy, and Dean " Maryed " a lot. But just what will we remember? John ' s sickic, warpo udo exercises? Hug ' s weekend? Mac ' s abundance of hair? Chas ' little brother? Scuds ' date for ing Weekend or Mike ' s hurdling? We ' ll remember all these things! Oh, yeah, we think there was omeone named Gunz, but we were never really sure. 191 193 First Class First Row: A Cucolo. W. Bishop Second Row: C Collins. M. Horn, J. Witzerman, P. Schumack, J. Harrison, P. McNiece, G. Wine Third Row: I. McKissick, C. Keating, C. Lawrence. M. Waclawski, K. Wilson, R. Speir, J. Smith Fourth Row: R, Simis, M. Clark, P Bozek, J. Deleon. R. Pedersen. J. Saredy. J. Misner. R. Davis, R Hoff, J Zator. C King Boz, Spuds, Wacky, and Ike are only a few of the names which will bring back mem- ories of good times to the Firsties of Buffalo Four. Possibly it ' s all because, as Jim Smith might say, " We do it on the hoof! " Besides, where could you find a company with a pink panther and a wino in the chain-of-command? What ' s more, if you had visited the " Great Plains " of E-Wing you might have heard elephants trumpeting in the hallways, taken your pick of the most exotic varieties of chewing tobacco, or if you were lucky, talked " trash " with the world ' s most unappreciated ladies ' man. That is, of course, unless you were a Plebe: they were usually greeted by the Fourth Class System Commissar, But B4 had room for everyone to set chips down, whether you were from Paterson NJ; Piquo, OH; Frederick, MD; or even West Point, why, we even tolerated two starmen who were half " Zoomie. " And who could forget a CO who turned down Otter ' s part in " Animal House " just to lead us on the plains of friendly strife. I guess it shows that we were all " Whole Buffaloes, " especially when you consider those who played hockey, golf, ISO ' s, and even team handball. But beyond that, we still blazed new trails, such as with Jay ' s unique paperback collection, Keith ' s 200 hours, or even worse, two striper adjutants. Finally, any odd sort could relate to the Maggots (as they called themselves), because like everyone else in B4 they found no cause for alarm, took it ... as it came, and drove on. Sure, we all were a little different, but we were still Buffaloes, or as Bish would say, " We were into it! " B-4 MAJ Thomas R. McLaughlin 194 t f t s . - i t r l: t .t p 1 t ■ t ' t ' t ' t " t: f. f. t ' f I.- 1: |: r f. t. Second Class First Row: F. Linares. C. Bowling. G. Rhyndance. T. Glenn. D. Powell. G. Smith. F. Paul Second Row: M- Laurendi. B. Motz, J- Warnke. S Mains, R. Vasse, J. Arsenault. M Pracht. P. Cafaro Third Row: D Hendcrshot. F. Miller, J. Cummings. C. Anderson, M. Boyle. M, Marmaro. C Cheeseman Fourth Row: A Hunt. K. Crossley, J McCoy. G. Hopper, B. Schardt. E. Jones. G. Barrett, J. Wilson Third Class First Row: R Caudle. J Legare. M Bianchi, W, Raymond. Y. Doll, J. Smith, S. Halter, M, Cotnoir, H, Mauk Second Row: R, O ' Ericn. J, Dowling, P. Mueller. D. Cooke. T. Harris, G. Lambkin. G Reeves. K. Mellin Third Row: S. Perry. R. Walter. D. Knap- pcnbcrger, D. McDowell, B. Groft, F. Baum. T. Freeman. K. Cooper, N. Collazo Fourth Row: C. Toomey. J, Anderson. J McMullin, B. Dohrn, T Donohue, M. Wait, C. Buzan, S. Deverili. R. Wall. W. Crocoll ( - f- t f- |- t- " ' Fdurth Class First Row: T. LeBlanc. R, Williams R Esposito, T. Carr, E. Boyle. K Hartlage, K Kojoian. L. Stubbleficld R. Wrenn Second Row: S. Tshontiki dis, M. Jasenak. K. Smith, G. De Young. F. Krumm. T. Muir. P. Vander burgh, J. DeLaney Third Row: T. Pie chocki, D. Gapinski, P. Guerra, J Negley, J. Warden. T. Stehr, D Curtis. R. Deveney. J. Hallatschek Fourth Row: K. Creighton, M Richie. R. Donahue. M. Evans. S, Flora. M. Zubea. B. Risser. R Jacobs 195 Second Class First Row: J- Thayer, G, Stone. M. Stevens. R. Esposito, J. Calve. D. Patton. M. Digennaro Second Row; W, Duffy. P Ash. R. Kuper, D. Greig. R. Vaughn, J Liwski Third Row B. Seeling, E. Rivers, J. Chory, T. Wil- helm, S. Ignat, S. McKnight, J. Curl Fourth Row: G- Schamburg, M, Beans, B. Williams, D. Pierce, R. Nicholson Third Class First Row: R. Emanuel, V- Wu, J Petro, D, Kinghorn, S- Hartwell, T- Schwartz, P Teifer, D. Wheeler, P. Howard Second Row: T- Rader, P. Delahoussaye, R- Palumbo, P- Schneider, K, Hall, H Munson, M. Smith, M. Bradley Third Row: K. Topping, M- Hogan, T. Edens, C. Buchanan, E. Sutherland, D. Katz. F. Berrios, M. Vaughn, R. Bruce Fourth Row: R. Brown, R, Hansen, W. Dauer. J- Brudvig, M- Rigg, C McCoy Not Pictured: G Ward Fourth Class First Row: R Foderaro, M. Milat, M. Otterstedt, J. Lutz, V. Grewatz, W. Lewallen, J. Cordell, J. Moore, M. Bahr Second Row: L Cooney, W. Lee. M. Philbrook, R. McCales, D, Bowden, C. Neff, R. Cunha, J Tomp- kins Third Row: M. Minney, T. Smith, D, Williams, T. Atkins. H. Waugh, R, Valderrama, C. Pate, R. Reichelt, F. Asencio Fourth Row: J, Vislosky, O. Bell, D Wegrzyn. R. Lavosky, S Bigari, S Hasley, D. Gallagher, E Cardon, Not Pictured: S. Conner -iE ' : « ' -«lji f t- f- ft- ■ f ' -f-r f t f tv.f: I ' JE JH p ' -f J. - f r tf f f ft ' ♦ f f M ui iir ' % I 1 196 T First Class First Row: G Danczyk, R. Gordon. M. Omura, N. Sledge, E. DeLia. S. Parker Second Row: J Sladew- ski B Politoski M Vervoort. P. Taylor. M. Spoerl. R. Trozel. D, Swartz. R Interiano. S Jams, G, Yerks Third Row: g ' Blenski. P. Fenstermacher, D. Knowles, J Whittt, D. Kelly, P. Sm.th, D. F.ller, E Drott Fourth Row: D. Sims, E, Gruner, N King Ah, yes! Here we see the immortal cowboys, complete with the most obnoxious motto in the Corps. They are modest about it though - just ask them: " YEEEE- HAAAH!!! " In general, they make up quite a motley crew, with a wide assortment of unique points of interest. Some have ideals as high as the Texas sky, others as high as the steps of Grant Hall, and an elite few (with a little difficulty) can scale the dizzying heights of a golden flagon of Jack Daniels. Look at those smiling faces - you might think only a mother could love them - trained killers all. Yet, some have managed to overcome this handicap, as the June wedding list will attest. Discomania at the Club every Saturday night is another indi- cation that there are still sympathetic girls around. There are athletes as well as lovers. Players who care little for thinking and players who are just incapable of thought. Even a few who can think ra ther well ... All assembled here from across our vast nation, not to mention one from a nation that most of the rest can ' t even pronounce. From the snows of Wisconsin, to the Florida Sun, to those two with the switchbaldes from New York City ... All have banded together for that last great rodeo in Michie on the seventh of June. Then, in that last stampede, they will be gone - scattered across the plains. But those memories that accompanied them along the whole hot and dusty length of their trail will last forever . " Yeeecehah! " MAJ James M. Welter C-4 1 c 1 j ' 3 i2 1 f) vT ' i r ' x vS. rf ' K fy WP lA - fc 1 ' ( jSkvf - mmm K I 199 Second Class First Row: R. Molihu. J. Miller. G. Beck, J. McEntee. P. Tiewater, J. Sugihara. K. Gerard, C. Germain Second Row: J. Tumm, T. Louden- slager, R, Ferrara, K. Kinzler, J. Louisee, W. Thomas, M. Baehre Third Row: D. Collins, T. Fend, G Cheek, S. Bokmeyer, J. Gusz, D Bock, M. House, J. Quails Third Class First Row: J- Mudlo. J. Vavrin, C. Grenchus, A Glikin, W. Fullerton, E. Leaver, S- Berthot, J. Hornack Second Row: S. Haustein, J. Hill, M. Baker, B, Box, J BIyth, M. Janze, D. McAllasler. R, Syslo, P Klever Third Row: R. LaPerch, P, Mango, J. Washuta, S. Bullock, K Knipp. S. McGuire, G. Davis, B. Scott Fourth Row: M. Litwhowicz. T Cobb, J. Whetstone, B. Gibson, M. Wawrzyniak, R. Grubb, J Cook Fourth Class First Row: M Saylor, J. Vera, C. Geiser. C Cribb, C Cahill, J. Paulin, L. O ' Connell. W. Hueffner, P. Lapluca Second Row: M- Alexan- der, D. Staplcton, D. Anstey, A, Parker, D. Rucker, C Thudium, P. Bent, J, Korsnick Third Row: M, Makinney, P Hulbert, O. Knudson, W. Patterson, J. Trear, P. Cooper. T Ebel, R. Smith, D. Braim Fourth Row: T. McClellan, E. Martin. T. Henry, R. Morsow, R. Rudolph. M. Wakeman, E, Almanza. B. Watson. E. Skinner ifi o . f t f t t. - i ' . f f t I!, r ■• " 200 CPT Wayne M. Barth D-4 Dear Mom, Just a few days before graduation and all of us D-4 Donkeys are " having some fun. " Jesse is out tail-gating and Craig is with Diane. Dwight is brewing some coffee for Ethical Donuts. Back-gannon and Cole, the " Son of Sham, " are playing back- gammon. Gronk and Big Daddy are out parking down. Cliff and Joey are out in their ' Vettes, and Mike went to B.C. to practice cheerleading. Stu went to the library and Guinea is with Christine. Bob is out running, while Paco is running after differs. The Army Team is on ' KDT and Chris is going in the wrong window. Bob is busy switching out of his football uniform and grabbing his bat. Al is hitting the books, John is out diving, and Ford is tuning his radio station. Vinnic just borrowed. Mos- Mar is still our walking unmade bed. Duf eguals MC . Claudia is out walking the striper dog Bob. Wee Willy Billy just met a " nice " girl. Bruce is taking another course at Mount Holyoke. We will be leaving soon but we will always have our friendships that were kindled in " D-Company, 4th Regiment. " Time to close: I see the light at the end of the tunnel. It hope it ' s not a frieght train. Your loving donkey, Jimmy First Class First Row: J, Stewart, M Mox, S. Bianco. S. Lyons, J. Acosta. J. LeGasse. B, Fink Second Row: S. Fischer, A. Duffy, J.C. Beutsefi, S. Ken, W. Drummond, V. Pascal, C Graham, C. Mitchell, R. Skertic, A. Gate, M. Macyauski, A.J. Yarmie, F. Gonzalez Third Row: S. Artman, T. Gannon, R. Drumm, R.C. Hcdden, A. Raymond m m m ?( t ' . ■ii W ' w ? ■■ E-4 MAJ David L. Baggett Graduation. We ' re havin ' some fun now, aren ' t we kids? Put on your happy feet — we only lost three along the way and It ' s All Over Now (I. A. O.N.) ... but wait — Will Les be successful in his attempt to reduce the world to a Thevcnin equivilant? Will Erik and Howie run out of unidentified women before they run out of Polariod film? Will Young Doctor Hoon ever have his own prime-time show? Is it true that Giffer has been signed to host " Truth or Consequences? " Will Gary ever remove the " Peace Now " bumper sticker from his car? Does Dean really ride side-saddle? Can Tim ever learn to find happiness in a day off? Can Pete find happiness in the back seat of a Jaguar? Will Kevin Hippie ever find a girl he can kiss . . . on the lips?? ? Is it true that Ray-Ray and J.J. are Siamese twins? Do Chewy and Coops know what they are getting themselves into? And how long can Earl hold out? When Jay makes his first million — will he share? Will Dave Vcney ever stop putting his foot in other people ' s mouths? Is Joel Anderson God? Is Jim Funk for real? Does any- one Know C.T. ' s first name? Will But ' s motorcycle ever break the land-speed re- cord? Will Joe Digangi be authorized to wear his stars on his civvies? Can J.D. ever find a beer mug big enough? Will Marty ever find a woman big enough? Will Doug Luckett ever use his electronic wizardry to create something worthwhile? Does Doug Baker have any aspirations higher than getting a phone in his room? Does anyone??? For the answers to these and other question, tune in to next week ' s episode of First Class First Row; Kneeling: M Thomas. J Thompson. T. McGiffin. D. Baker, J. Watai. W. Trowbridge, K. Hippie, L. Leonard Second Row: Standing: F. Hoon, M. Cooper, J, Duncan, G Mesick, D Luckett, E Erickson. P. Kale, D. Veney. D, Karmel, E, Pagan, C. Taylor, C Granthan, K Butler Third Houi: Hanging: J Anderson, J. Digangi, D. Lindholm, T. Mathis i I r . J. : t. f- ■ t ' r ■ t : « r T f : . t ■ r i ' 1 ' ri I EH i i 1 1 I i ! Ai , 1; ■ =£ . Hi. M:.- M iimil Second Class First Row: A, Cox. M, James, A Sherril. J- Cantu, W. Quinlcy. J, Zcch. R. Todd. R. Null Second Row: D Bridge, M. Barowski. R Loiselle, B, Dalton. M. Conrad. D. Bricker, K Howe Third Row: M. Laney, B. Fulton, S. Feeney. R. Perdue. D. Autrey. J Becker, R. Martinez. K. Schmidt Fourth Row: R Collins, R Doering. J. Grace, C. Hill. A Austin, G Wolf, M. Gutierrez 1 r. «M r i m ' • .. ft f f- f. f- t t f J A ' f t T f ft fi Third Class First Row: P, Bethea, M. Clidas, J. Bederka, P. Buechner, J. Wright, J. Griffin, K Westlund, R. Salyer. P, Barry Second Ro w: M. Underhill, D, O ' Shea. R Humphreys. W. Adams, D. Majdanski, M Zeoli, D. Dorsey, A. Mazyck Third Row: J. Anderson. K. Eisele. C. Hines. C. Walborn. P. Brig- ham. J. Waldeck, F. Mynatt Fourth Row: B. Doak, W. Crittenberger, G. Reese, B. Haller, K, Simonson. M. O ' Gara. I. Sanzdcsantamaria Fourth Class First Row: L, Sakauye, W. Elmore. S. Kinney. J. Dunn, R. Bryce, A. Prouty, M. Davino. E. Ogden Second Row: P, Scroggins, R. O ' Connell. D- Zittleman, J. Wong, J. Moorehead, M. Quintana, R, Farwell, L Flynn, S. Freeman Third Row: L. Heard, T. Morgan. M, Wadsworth, T. Bryant. M. Smith. D. Steer. R. Entsminger, R. Wolven Fourth Row: S. Ingalls. J Zemet. T. Juric, T- Voipe, D. Alexander, P. Warren. J. Monger 203 First Class First Row: W. Wieland. T Semonlte, M. Shubert, G. Banner. J. O ' Neal Against Ledge: S. Whittey. H. Humphrey, G Sauer, P. de Benedlctls. M MacDonald. D, Yancey Against Wall: J Owens. J. Nizolak, J Schultz. R. Dalzell. C Walters ' , D Wackerman, P, Panzarella Rear Row: D Doan. R. Lochner. J Helis. D. McCann. C Orler. R Dobbin, M Myers, M Oates, D McGraw F-4 In 1977, Top of The Line became free agents. Like the Yankees, Company F-4 has a stack team, and like Reggie, it ' s tough to be modest when you ' re great. Let ' s talk academics. Schultz leads both leagues with a whopping 4.14 average, followed MacDonald, McGraw, Humphrey, Whittey, Doan and O ' Neal. With a lineup like that, it seen likely that the Frogs will be tough offensively. Let ' s talk athletics. Wieland has won or has been up for Golden Gloves all four years. If he ' s nc the best, he ' s close to it. Some other members of the team which are consistent batters incluc Dalzell, Shuber, Sauer, Oates, Myers, Panzarella, Nizolak, Owens and Orler. Now, let ' s talk parties. Unquestionably, at the top with over 200 to his record is Lockne followed closely by Dobbin with a not so modest 175. Every team has to have its Mascots. We have gorillas - McCann and Yancey. The people that stand watch (at the position of attention) to protect our team from the fans a two of the toughest guards in the conference, Helis and Earner. And no one messes around with our favorite umpire, Semonite. Driving in those needed home runs are the three most sought after DH ' s in the league: Walte Wackerman, and DeBenedictis. The management is " sly, " sometimes cunning. No one knows how Maj. Sylvester finnagled h way into leading such a contender, but he has and is on his way to glory. This team looks tough, and although some may want to retire in ' 79, all contracts will be extende for another five years. 206 II Maj Louis A. Sylvester Second Class First Row: C. Lemon, B. Meikle. H. Embleton. C Owens, C. Rugama. R Jenkins Second Row: P. Mobley, M. Gifford, R. Walton. T. Hrubovsky, J. Lea, J Capelli. L Wong Third Row: C Grace, B. Holliday, J. Shimkus, G. Kingma, T. Knutilla, D. Devries, R. Spitler Fourth Row: B Munro, T. O ' Brien, C. Gwin. S. McLemore, D. Liening, R Almeter. D- Cook ■. t- 1 «- t_ r f Third Class First Row: C. O ' Neill, H Zarfoss. J. Brown, J. Richards, A, East, T, Newsom. A. Stearns, D Dcrmatis Second Row: B. Cadigan, M. Lam- bright. M, Lowe, T. Dust, G, Schleyer, P. Coleman. J Nichol. B. Plaisteo, M. Fenn Third Row: R. Palmiero. H. Love, D. Elliott, M. Collins. M. Green, D. Marsh, K. Dodge, T. Fleming Fourth Row: M. Cheben, A, Thomas, M. Connor, M Taurides, F. Isele. R. Crcady, F. Wright Fourth Class First Row: L. Imlay. J Jarrell, J. Garcia, P Garman, J. Olone, B. Capu- to, J, Hydcr, T. Cummings, J. Swart Second Row: G Willems, T. Devens, M, Smith. J, Todd. P, Vozzo, C. Chae, G- Williams. M Everett. S. Beatty. D. Wilcox Third Row: J, DiNome. A, Peterson, B. Denham, R. Kubu, P Robertson, T Rafferty. E Handler, A. Burrell, R. Hall Fourth Row: S. Horlon, J Kolb, M. Chiauiello. M. Craig. T Skulte. E. Clayborne. E. Gallagher CPT William M. Addy Second Class First Row: M- Cardarelli, D Cornett, W Woods. J. Mazzucca, A Hughes. D Kostyshak. Second Roui: J. Shults. J. Schmit, A Fields. B Martin. K. Wheless. R Beebe. A Colister Third Row: R. Petro, K. Kelly, R. Wangc. J. O ' Donncll. M Hendrix. G. Leikvold, C. Balcer, M. Snafford. Fourth Row: K, Melvin. R Francis, A Schauffert. C. Casciato. D Nelson. E. Wilhelm. Third Class Front Row: D. Alegre, J O ' Kecfe, R. Horn. T. Basham. V, Davis. F, Ondarza. R. Digiovanni. A Echevarria. C. Alexan- der Second Row: B. Richardson. F, O ' Connor. D. Ochs. M. Hoffman. C- Cachero. J. Fulbright. B. Jauhola, R. Pridgen. Third Row: P. Gormley. P. Hcnninger. R- Henry, J. Hilliard, D. Schocwe. D. Taylor, F Hacker. S. Callan. G. Baker Fourth Row: J. Ford. R. Leap. S, Carson. H. Brown. P. Goebel, M. Herholtz, J. Bowen. R Vasta MS? ' t ' t ' t t t ' ' Fourth Class First Row: D. Libbey. A. Ciancolo. J, Frazier. S- Bcbcr, M. Dietz, L. Hyde. R. Bailey, T, Wix, D. Peterson Second Row: R Afridi, L. Price, P. Lconowich, B- Candlelore, L. Byars, B. O ' Leary, D. Green, J, Auiles, K. Keough, K. Sheets Third Row: D Blackwell. W. Bonncau, P Wade, J Terhune. R. Metz, D. Shanahan. R Smith, J Sosnowski, R. Norr Fourth Row: A. Vertin, J, Jebb, E Stutz, D. Yerks, W. Dunn, P. Williams. R. Tayler. C , ' - f 9- f- t f 1 First Class First Row: T Cole. A. Beeson Second Row: K Webber, K. Gagnon. W, Nolan, D. Belcher, A. Stults Third Row: T. Hayes, J McGorry. W Rotter, L. Brooks Fourth Row: T- Aiello, T. Freeman. T- Carney, N. Jenkins, J. Treharhe, J. Vaughn Fifth Row: N Mann, F Lady, C, Balom, S Williams, S, Pavlica, S. Cramer G-4, desired by many, achieved by few. It ' s almost impossible to recount our two years together in the condominiums of the 46th, 47th and 48th divisions. We boys of G, a true melting pot with a never-to-be-reproduced recipe, were drawn from the varied cracks and crevices of the Corps, molded into a united class which defied description, we stood fast against the ravages of cow " juice " and the Air Force way. Those fond memories of life in Gup Four cannot all be recounted here. Let it be sufficient to say we will not soon forget those enoyable hours of movie , TV guard. Grant Hall guard, tempered by an occasional evening of academic endeavors. And now that the light is so clear, some of us know where we were, a very few know where we are, but who knows where we arc going. Woe be unto these lads, woe be unto the Army . . . G-4 209 -A w H H W ' B l 1 A 211 Second Class First Row: F Takatori, H. Dunn, J Albright, J. Sheppard, G. DiGesu, R. Padro. J. Canby. R. Toguchi Second Row: R. Goodman, R. Klein, J. Castellano, J. Kovel. K. McCall, S Schowalter, E. Baleras Third Row: L. Rund, M. Gayle, C. Boucher, J. Agoglia, C. Bull, G- Zanetti, J. Reis. D. Logan Fourth Row: J. Coc, K Wagner, C Kiel- kopf. J. Ward. M. Brunett, M. Mudd, M Becker Third Class First Row: P Sydenstricker. J. Ruszkiewicz, M- Bridgeman, E. Pot- ter, R. Payne, F. Castro, J- Robinson, M. Travis, B. Patton Second Row: S. Pelicano, W. Riker, E. Green, R. Miller. L- Casares. M. Todd. T- Rehm. S. Owen Third Row: G- Ginter. 1 Freeman. R, Berkoff, W. Gillette, N. McCauley, M- Mertz. J. Heckin, M. Rounds, C. Chinn Fourth Row: A. Crosby, P, Pellette, D, Moravec, W. Hadady, N. Woolfolk, T Rich- bourg. A- Madsen A I iMi r f- t- f ? ? ' t " ■?■ ?• t f f t f f Fourth Class First Row: W. Seidlcr. K. Reinhard, V. Claybrooks, S. Kumar, C. Johnson. R Brophy, D Paquett, T. Carlin, D. Ziegler Second Row: S. Torgerson, J. Wasson, J. Kelly, D. Novak, C. Williams, N. Kolcv, B. Nuckles, S. Smith Third Row: R Iram, T. Davitt, R. Robertson, J Humphrey, W Reagan, W Goetz, P. Adams, G. Kunkel, S. Haggberg Fourth Row: R Burtnett, M Condry, D. Worth. D Reich. K. Juer- gens, P. Person, D. McBride MAJ James W. Lanning I ' ll tell you what ... I just don ' t know about this here . . . the time: August 1977 thru June 1979. The setting: Co. H-4. The characters (in alphabetical order): Doug bought a new car but ended up walking anyway. Kevin, Army Rugger, who knows when he ' ll grow up? Flo, no one knows too ;nuch about Flo, except Jiggs: he ' s the only person who can understand him. J.C., never a dull noment; how ' s the SWAMP? Lloyd, Captain Army Winter Track, an all around good guy. Ike, omehow he always got caught. Tom, quiet and effective. Goose, card shark and Aggie fan. Mit iGoblit, nonconformist extraordinaire. Jake, loves to type, secure valuables, etc . . . J. J., run for ■ rour life. Greg, honor rep, dedicated company activities supervisor. Cavman, Army grappler, I Iways looking for a party. Jiggs, forever counting down the days — ' til the next weekend. Link- nann, almost has a foot in the door. Mole, another Army Rugger, never known to turn down a beer. ' el, currently suffering from a life-long growth stunt period. Who loves ya? Jim, great date for Ring Veekend. Mikie, academic stud, set in his ways and resident deviant. How ' s the Dean? Marty, I ;Ood partier with a hog fettish. Sekly dog, Army soccer great and good guy too. Lee, commander i fog 4, the Tac never found out that he was engaged. Sid, Mountaineering Club CIC responsible for 11 current sports news as well as old. " hese two years have brought about many friendships which we all will always cherish and never orget. Aren ' t Renin and Pel engaged too? Mole is!!! H-4 First Class First Row: T Gibbons. F. Cayco, B. Link, M. Rayder. B. Schleyer Second Row: G Giesecke, J- Raycraft, M, Kavanaugh, J. Lenahan Third Row: D Anson. L. Stabb. B Eichorn. M. Goblirsch Fourth Row: J. Johnson, M. Scanlan, J. Molar, K. Bowles. T. Jacobson. P. Pctissero. J Corrigan, G, Jordan, L Darlington, P. Williams 213 1-4 The IBeams started off the year doing what comes naturally to those imbued with the IBeam ' s spirit — we stayed on top in Intramurals winning two regimental titles, we got better in the daily police actions with academics and we rose to new levels of spirit and cohesiveness. Rick, Vic, Mickl- and Dan commanded the company and were abley assited by one of the strongest groups of , " cows " ever assembled. Joe , Eric , Bob , Mike , Larry, Brett and Andy administered the daily routines and special problems. Drill and Ceremony was a new feature of this year ' s IBeam and as with anything else, we did well. We all missed " Danks, " " Smiley, " Mark and Andy who returned from staff to join us for the second semester and were pleased to welcome Bob Pypcr who " was a natural I-Beamer. " 79 " has continued in the IBeam tradition and now leaves to allow ' 80, ' ' 81 ' and ' 82 ' their turns. IBeam. First Class First Row: M Staten. V McGlauglin. J Shaw Second Row: F Kaufmann, L. Okuda. A Gale. Duffy Third Row: V Robertson. R Fogg. E Lintz. M West, D Danko. A Scharcin. F Freed. Bates, D Wilson. B Roby. E Oetjen M Nobles. J Mariz. M R Pyper. R Hester. M 214 Second Class First Row: C. Kirby, M. Johnson. C. Cross, L. Miles, F. Funk, W. Rychcner Second Row: C. Wilkins. W. Hopkin- son, M Wardlaw, E. Hundley, C. Pat- rick, J. Schwartz, J. Smith Third Row: P. Lewza, R- Thompson, B. Hodges, T. Vandermeys, L. Taylor, R. Hanson, M. Stevens. D. Dinon Fourth Row: D. Clark. J. Moschler, V. Brooks. M. Scott, R. Algermissen. M. Magi ll t " «:■ t- f- t f- f . " . ' t ' f: f: t t.i Third Class First Row: S. Heckel. D. Wilson. C. Manula, R Nebres, R. Hooker, G. Lofaro. H Hacker, H. Valle Second Row: M Swope, J. Tannian, V. Thomas, N Fogt, G- Bilafer, T. Oshaenessy, D Nesset, G. Handy, D. Allyn Third Row: W. Harrison, R. Weafer, J Messer, D. Wiggins, S. Schoheld, F. Hellwig, P Kelly, M. Sawicki Fourth Row: M- Yates, A. Ploompuu, R. Moore. P- Davison, J. Weatherford, K. Clark, J. Watson ■%, ' f ' |- f f f f Fourth Class First Row: C Florcruz, V Battle. J Pcrwich. J Schatzel, R Ridgley, T. Scaglione, P Hartman, D. Brad- ley Second Row: T Murphy, J Zeljeznjak. T Kucman, S Jackaw, M. Ncedham. P Holton. C, Oliver, D Park, E Coddington Third Row: B Perry, T Bowen. J. Thacker. J, McGuinnes, P Koehler. B, Cham- berla.n, N Johnson. K Kennedy Fourth Row: G Fitzgerald. R, Kcyes. E, Schaert. R, Baker. W Peder- sen. M Auzenne. R Miller, L Morrison MAJ Joseph G. Terry Jr. 216 ( " I v jl ml m m ' Mark Foster, Editoj ,i , USMA SCUBA Diving Club , -- Top Left: Beginning a certification dive at Round Pond Above: Cpt McGee giving a dive briefing. Far Left: Club President John Stewart preparing for a dive Middle: Two divers leaving the depths of Round Pond- Left: Cadet Instructor Bob Carring- ton adjusts his equipment. The Scuba Club is interested in presenting club members with as many opportunities to dive as possible. This is done by con- ducting dives every week at different dive sites on the West Point Reservation. In addition to these regular dives the club also sponsors off-post dives. These dives take place at some of the East Coast ' s better dive sites, such as Black Island, Hessian Lake, and Lake Mohonk. In addition, the club has an instructor group whose task is to train individuals in the art of scuba diving. i .» alUMMIHil ISSEiPi The Ski Club is one of the Corps ' largest clubs. It provides its members with many chances for great skiing both at West Point Victor Constant Ski Slope and at other more challenging areas in the North- east. The year ' s activities included trips to the National Ski Show, Hunter Moun- tain, Belleayre, and Jiminy Peak. The Ski Club also helped sponsor the Second An- nual Ski Swap and the Spring Ski Car- nival. Two of the integral groups of the Ski Club include the Ski Patrol and the Ski Instructor Group. The Ski Instructors, con- sisting of thirty qualified amateur ski in- structors, helped improve the skiing ability of many cadets and post personnel with their expert instruction. The thirty members of the Ski Patrol kept the slopes of Victor Constant safe, after receiving many honors of first-aid and rescue in- struction. Supported by these two groups the Ski Club has had a very successful year. : i V v ' !l " ' Ski Club o:- ' ' Sport Parachute Club The Sport Parachute Club and Team exist to allow a cadet to pursue all aspects of the sport of " skydiving. " As a military club it teaches the cadet to function in a very critical environment while providing the highest degree of satisfaction and en- joyment. Freefall parachuting is not for everyone, but to those who thrive on chal- lenge it provides a viable outlet to tax courage and define inner limits of freedom. This type of training in the military exists only in the form of High-Altitude-Low- Opening (HALO) jumps, which has a very competitive entrance requirement. The United States Military Academy has the complete facilities to instruct, equip, and jump a willing parachutist in his drive to develop himself to his maximum poten- tial. Top Left: SFC Bob Cren- shaw making a stadium jump. Top Right: SFC Ike Brownfield, also making a stadium jump, bringing in the game ball (under re- serve!!). First Row: Jim Hudson, Everett McDaniel, Mark Ritter, Dave Hogg, Mike Ericson. SGT Bennion (Coach). Second Row: CPT Ligget (Asst. OIC), SFC Crenshaw (Coach), Dave Hartsell, Lars Lavine, Ed Mornston, Jeff Williams, CPT Hawkins (OIC), SFC Brownfield (Head Coach), Third Row: Scott Marx, Mark Smith, J C. Kuttruff, Ramero Caneelo, Marcus Bonds Not Pictured: Don Hendershot. Paul Buechner, Buck Tanner, Frank Canterbury. 223 Triathlon Club — Run, Swim, Shoot Z}Ti ■ . hH {- i Top; Major Caine and Coach Lemperle lead another fun yet challenging run to begin practice. Above: Mark West takes careful aim. Above Right: First Row: R. Underwood. D. Parker, Second Row; R Stratton, R. Waidlich. R. Barnhill, M. Craig, W. Hedges, OIC Major Geiss. " Charlie " . Right: Dave Parker and Bob Stratton watch the birdie---clay pigeon that is. The Trap and Skeet Club provides cadets an opportunity to learn how to shoot clay targets as well as fielding a highly suc- cessful intercollegiate shooting team. The Trap and Skeet Team regularly partici- pates in the Eastern Collegiate Champion- ships and the National Intercollegiate Championships in the Spring. The Club shoots daily in the Spring at the skeet and trap range at Camp Buckner. Trap And Skeet Club The Triathlon competition requires a rare combination of proficiency in pistol shoot- ing, swimming, and cross-country running. The Triathlon Team competes against both the Canadian and the United States Olympic Modern Pentathlon Teams each year. Traditionally, several of the top per- formers at the National Championships have been members of the West Point team. Triathlon is not all work though, each year is concluded with the " Neander- thal Meet. " Included is a dip in " warm " Lake Popolopen in May. West Point Orienteering Club This year there was some real talent run- ning around in the woods of West Point, The United States Military Academy Team was training hard for the New England and National Champion- ships and other meets around the Northeast. Mikel! Piatt (G-2,80), two- time National Junior Champion, and Jim Arsenault (B-4,80), brought a lot of ex- perience back to the team from Orienteer- ing in Sweden and Finland. Several home meets capped off a very successful season, and next year looks even better with a lot of returning talent from ' 80, ' 81, and ' 82. Elegant Violence Above; Bill Powers and the scrum dogs in action. Above Right: Bob McGurty jumping for the ball in a line out Right: Mark Vaughn going for the try. Opposite Top Left: A Norwich player about to get tackled Opposite Top Right: Going for the ball in a line-out. Opposite Bottom: Ruggers after the game — but before the party. The Army Rugby Club, led by Head Coach MAJ Charlesworth and team captain Dave McCann, started the Spring Season with a flurry. After a slow fall season, highlighted by the hard-fought Sandhurst match, the team completed its Southern tour with a 4-1 record and looked forward to grudge matches ver- sus Dartmouth, the Connecticut Yankees, and Navy. For still another year, the team played against some of the best teams in the country and reinforced its reputation as a skillful, aggressive, gutsy team that has to be considered one of the best teams on the East Coast. Army Rugby Club Mountaineering Club The West Point Mountaineering Club sponsors a wide range of outdoor ac- tivities. Technical rock climbing on the Shawangunk Cliffs has traditionally held a prominent position in club activities. However, backpacking in the Adirondack Mountains is also a major activity. Ice climbing has recently seen a boom in club interest. Captain Fulton, the club officer- in-charge, and Pete Williams, its president, work hard to keep the club active. The Outdoor Sportsmen ' s Club provides an opportunity for cadets to enjoy the excellent hunting, fishing, and camping at West Point. The club also takes several trips each year to such places as Raquette Lake for bear and deer. Lake Oneida for fishing, and Fort Drum for upland game. The club is especially active in deer hunt- ing on the West Pont Reservation every Fall, and several cadets always take some big bucks. Outdoor Sportsmen ' s Club ■i- » P ' ;■ USMA Team Handball Club Team Handball is a competitive club sport which consists of a 24-member men ' s team and a 20-mcmbcr women ' s team. The Club participates in dual contests through- out the winter and spring with teams from Adelphi University, Syracuse University, Southern Connecticut, and the All-Army Team. This year the Team Handball Team traveled to Montreal to play the Canadian National Team. In addition to the United States National Championships, in which West Point was consistently placed in the top four, the West Point team sends players to the National Sports Festival (mini-Olympics) sponsored by the United States Olympic Committee. Last year six men and one woman from West Point traveled to Colorado to participate in the very first National Sports Festival. Each year approximately 20-30 cadets get together to play handball, thus forming the nucleus of the handball team. All levels of competition are represented, from beginners to players of national cali- ber. The club looks to develop in each cadet an appreciation for the game, while the team seeks to sharpen the competitive spirit of the members. The team always looks forward to its trip to the Pentagon to beat the officers of Navy (last year ' s score was 10-1). There arc four or five potential athletes this year who may go to the Nationals early in March. Everyone participates and has fun, which makes handball all the more enjoyable. The West Point Freestyle Wrestling Club was founded during academic year 1977- 78. In its second year of existence, the club continues to expand. Members have gained valuable experience in interna- tional style wrestling. Contrary to cadet myth, the club is not restricted to off- season corps squad wrestlers. This is evi- denced by Cadets Mike Brunett (80), Sean Shanty (81) and Pat Tiefer (81) who all enjoyed successful outings during the sea- son but were not members of this year ' s varsity squad. The club fell under the faithful leader- ship of Cadet Bill Lough (79), who was also forced to act as coach, trainer, and mana- ger due to an injury which sidelined him for the year. A transition of OIC ' s brought CPT Thomas Meyers into our group. His support and guidance were invaluable. Trips during the year included junkets to Newark, Delaware; Albany, New York; and Trenton, New Jersey. The club also hosts the annual West Point Freestyle Open each spring. Freestyle Wrestling 229 «r- ' West Point Marathon Club The Marathon Team and Club is in its eighth year of existence at West Point. It sponsors several trips to short races in the surrounding area, not to mention trips to marathons (such as the Boston and New York marathons) and ultra- marathons (Lake Waramaug, Connecticut). In addition, they organize the West Point ten-kilometer run each year. Top Left: Marty Swafford (lower left) sprinting for the finish line at the end of the Boston Marathon. Top Right: Bill Osborne heading for the finish line. First Row: Mrs. Tatu, B. Slayton. D Nellis, J Kozlowski. C Leiby, D. Stevens, B. Mayer. R, Dykstra Second Row: Col Hutchinson. Maj. Halstead, E. Fretheim. T. Herbert, K Friedman. C Williams. S Cuismano, W Osborne. C. Owens. D, Cerny, K. Shive Third Row: J. Anderson, G- Nowak, D Foster. B- Reiger. M- Eshelman, Maj Rokosz. B- Ryan, M. Swafford. J Eshelman. C. Fogel 230 " No mustaches, no wives, no horses? " Not completely true on the Cadet Riding Team. In the spirit of the 7th cavalry, the troopers of the Cadet Riding Team gal- loped into action at horscshows, fox- hunts, demonstrations, and sabre drills all around the New York area. Undaunted by short-sighted critics who still claim that the mounted soldier is obsolete, the Cadet Riding Team managed to win more than its share of trophies and championships and added a touch of nostalgia for those who long for the days when cavalry instruction for cadets was a daily exercise. The Riding Club is fast becoming a formal institu- tion again at West Point, and we may now hope to see a reinstatement of mounted reviews on the Plain! In any case, the class of 1979 will execute the famous " Graduation Charge, " if not to the letter, at least in spirit, this June. Right: Andy Hcrtneky gives directions to Mike White and John Hennessey. Below: John Kruegcr gives his horse a workout. Below Right: Sue Rei- chelt gives her horse a rest and takes a break her- self. Cadet Riding Team 231 First Row: B. Henderson. M. Spruill, J, Tierney, R. Molina. M. Herbert. B, Davidson Second Row: H. Below: Jeff Tierney. George Baker. Bob Davidson Hetherington, B. Jahola, S. Callan. L Hu. D Heckert, Mrs Pat Bazzel, Mrs Vonda Crocker Third Row: and Hu Hetherington practice tests in preparation M Fenn. B. Thomas. A. Arthur. Master " Tiger " Kim. E. Dottery. M. Hurley, MAJ Bazzel Fourth Row: T for belt testing. Hunt. S. Williams. T Knottek. A Sobers, R. Porter Karate Team Left: Master " Tiger " Kim demonstrates a flying scissor kick, breaking two boards simultaneously. Middle: Billy Thomas blocks a roundhouse from Art Sobers and prepares to counterstrike Above: Mark Hurley does a jumping kick over the block of Billy Thomas. Each Fall the Karate Team finds itself competing against other collegiate teams and private clubs. These competitions test the power, speed and agility of the cadets. The team is fortunate to have as its instructor Master Sang Soo (Tiger) Kim. Under the " Korean Tiger, " the team expects to practice an aggressive, winning style of Tae Kwon Do. In the Spring, the Karate Club takes up the task of training new members and honing the skills of the seasoned fighters. Testing in the Fall and Spring provides opportunities for advance- ment in a martial art that produces an athlete disciplined in mind, spirit, and body. 232 Bowling Team The Bowling Team, made up of 10 men and 10 women, distinguished itself nation- ally this year. Dea Bulen and Karen Hin- scy took first place in New England in a tournament doubles event and Dea Bulen placed third on the East Coast in the national singles. The men ' s team finished an outstanding year by capturing the con- ference championship in the men ' s divi- sion of the Tri-State Intercollegiate Bowl- ing League. The men also qualified for the Sectional Tournament as one of the top six teams in New England. Steve Sheaffer, qualified and came in 14th place in the nationals held in Tampa, Florida. The men ' s team also captured the Inter-Ser- vice Academy Trophy. The team, is ex- pected to do just as well, if not better, next year. Below: Steve " Crank " Sheaffer rolls another mean ball down the alley. Top Right: Jim Charlton on his way to a strike Above: Steve Sheaffer and Team Captain Rein . iewel check the scores while OIC Major Tezak ooks on. First Row: C Oliver. K Humphreys, K Bolan, R Fennessey. D Cordova, Second Row: R Kiewcl, J Dallas, J, Jean. D. Bulen, K. Hinsey, Coach Curley Winter. Third Row: Coach Joel Goldstein, G Gasser. J, Wright, B Vasta, S. Ashworth, S, Sheaffer, K Blanchard. J, Kovel, J Charlton. 233 USMA Navy i k Army sailing regattas are characterized by the sounds of the sea - the whistle of the wind, the splash of white-capped waves and the resounding yells of determined sailors intent on making best use of the rules, at the other competitors ' expense. During the post-race party, however, questions of luffing rights and room at the marks are replaced by friendly probes into the other teams ' strong points, like: " Why did you go left when everyone else went right? " ; " How tight did you set your outhaul? " ; and the basic " How come you kept passing me all day? " The question inevitably asked of Army sailors, for which they have no answer, is " Why does the wind at West Point keep going around in circles? " USMA Women ' s Swimming Team First Row: R. Stewart. M. Phillips. P Pope. A, Fields, E. Graham. M, Portera. J- Perwich. D- Pittman. N. Harman; Second Row: Coach S. Tendy, LT D. VanDormolen. H. Brown. B. Fiedler. J. Fowler. D Alesch, J Hanson. H Zarfoss. B Knoll. Women ' s H Volleyball H } t L ,i. 1 1 nl West Point Four Wall Handball Team .. The West Point Four Wall Handball Team had another successful season in 1979. Undefeated in two streaight years of inter- collegiate competition, the team once again trounced Navy 10-1. In addition to six separate home matches the team also played at the Pentagon and the Down- town Athletic Club in New York City. Jim Pierson, team President, represented West Point in the National Intercollegiate Handball Championships held at the Uni- versity of Texas. With a strong nucleus of returning Juniors and Sophomores the winning ways of West Point Handball should continue in 1980. . ¥ V pt l I Kjl L H r IHI M J 1 l wl H 1 1 Top Left: Southside Johnny leading his Asbury Jukes in concert. Top Right: Toni Tennille puts the Corps in a good mood. Right: Southside Johnny ' s Asbury Jukes on stage for their encore. Dialectic Society Top Left: Doobie Brothers in concert. Top Right: Southside Johnny and the Asbury Jukes give a very dynamic performance. Above: As you can see. REO Speedwagon came to " town. " Right: Lighter moments with the Dialectic Society. The Dialectic Society is the largest and oldest continuously cadet-run organi- zation at West Point. Staging seven rock concerts a year, the 100th Night Show, and two Cadet Acting Troupe plays, the Dialectic Society caters to all tastes. Twelve staff members manage the " Rock n Roll " end of the Business, producing one of the top concert pro- grams in the nation. Approximately 180 other members of the club work in all aspects of the productions from stage hands to publicity. The president. Rod Edmonds, and the officer-in-charge. Captain Diffley, work hard to make the Dialectic Society work. V Left: Harry Chapin brought Ike Hall to its feet Below: REO Speed- wagon gave the Corps a harder sound in rock. Bottom: The humor of George Carlin livened up one weekend at West Point. Theater Support Group T Above: The Theater Support Group-the backbone of Eisenhower Hall. Top Right: The OIC of the Theater Support Group Major BiercG ( " Maj " ) Above Right: Mark Kucera et. al building a 100th Night set. The Theater Support Group provides the " elbow grease " and expertise behind the scenes at the Eisenhower Hall Theater. Theater Support Group members worked hard in support of every production held in Ike Hall this year — from comedy to drama, from rock concerts to symphony concerts. Yet even the longest hours of work were characterized by lots of good, all-around fun. Perhaps the Theater Sup- port Group can best be summed up by this short verse: We, the willing, led by the unknowing, are doing the impossible. We have done so much, with so little, for so long. We are now qualified to do anything with nothing. 242 Cadet Acting Troupe Above: " Have you ever tried to teach a mermaid to sit in a chair? " (Cadet Acting Troupe Spring produc- tion of A Thurber Carnival.) Left: Two " gentlemen shoppers " enjoying the Christmas rush. (A Thurber Carnival.) The Cadet Acting Troupe of the 1978- 1979 season was as successful as it always is. The first production, " Damn Yankees, " was a box office success with the highest audience turnout in years. This production was directed by Ed Castle and produced by Steve Parshlcy. The spring production was also successful, introducing a new, intimate " theater in the three-quarter. " The goals of the troupe are to entertain the West Point Community, teach cadets basic acting skills, and have a good time. Some cadets also try their hands at direct- ing and producing, including the Presidents of the Cadet Acting Troupe, Ed Castle and Steven McLemore. Top Left: Steve Allen answers questions in a back-stage interview. Top Right: 77? Sound of Music is heard at Eisenhower Hall Right: Maynard Ferguson in concert at West Point- Year after year, the Cadet Fine Arts Forum provides an excellent pro- gram of entertainment for the West Point community. Academic year 1978-1979 was no different. With plays such as The Sound of Music, Antigone, and The VJiz the Cadet Fine Arts Forum brought a little taste of Broadway to West Point. For listening pleasure the Forum provided Maynard Ferguson, the Preservation Hall Jazz Band, Ruth Laredo, and the Minnesota Or- chestra. In addition, the Forum scheduled performances by Steve Allen and Marcel Marceau. Cadet Fine Arts Forum i The Cycling Club has two parts: a racing team and a touring group. The racing team competes in intercollegiate races with such schools as Penn State, Lehigh, John Hopkins, and others. The touring group takes trips on weekends to nearby towns. 245 Special Events For 1978-1979 Top Left: The Privates are warming up to get ready for the first annual Cor- poral-Private football game {final score; 6-3 Corporals), Top Right; Ring Week- end finally came for the Class of 1980, and with it the ring that means so much. Above: Dr James R Killian, Jr. wins the 1978 Thayer award Right: A small bit of Hollywood came to West Point with the shooting of the movie " Women at West Point " taking place. 246 Judo Team Below: Big men fall for little men. Right: Billy Drummond throws Jeff Olsen with HARRAl-GOSHI. tL ' i f ' ying through the air with the greatest of ease: opperthite versus Bone. Veney finishes up his throw. First Row: M. Copperthite, J Bone. Second Row: J. Murtaugh, L. Miller, R. Womack, F, Betrus, W. Drummond. D. Stoddard, S. Moran, J. Harrington. Third Row: Q Ball, D. Veney, D Wergyrzn, M. Auzenne, G Banner. J Olsen, G. Baker, S Paoli, W. Rigby. M. Silva. Not Pictured: J.V Scudder, B. Jahola, M. Mundt The Army Judo Team, under the leader- ship of club president John Bone, had a building year in the 1978-79 season. Un- der the coaching of Mr. Yani Yanezko, the team had its first off-season training period this year. Several members used this off-season training opportunity to learn the basics of judo, enabling them to fight with the regular team in the winter. With an increased membership the judo team fought numerous schools throughout it ' s season, topping the year off by com- peting in the Eastern Collegiate Judo Championships. 247 Rabble Rousers Top Left: Named after a mountain top (the reasoning is obvious) this formation is called the " Eiger. " Top Right: - GO ARMY ' ' BEAT NAVY ' " Right: Wade Schieber comfortably {for him) standing on Head Rabble Rouser Don Reed ' s shouldcrs- Wc believe it is the spirit that counts. Long before the Black Knights " came back " the Rabble Rousers were back, at the drawing board, with new schemes for all the teams . . . Frederick Rally . . . Reorgy Week . . . Cloth- ing Surveys? . . . Rallies-inside, outside, up- side down . . . Toilet Paper (who needs it) .. . Shaving Cream . . . Pillows . . . Togas. Foot- balls and frisbees, bonfires, torches, fire en- gines, and balloons. The Cougars — smashed and tied. Away trips — the Tennessee 40? Mandatory lecture at Ike — the best one yet! The greatest- " Red " Blake. The most incred- ible, magnificent, and unforgettable moment of all — 4,147 men and women together in black, gold and grey — this is what it is all about. Beat Navy! United States Corps Of Cadets Pipes And Drums Top Left and Left Middle: The Pipe and Drums wore a cross between the traditional garb of the Scotts and more modern apparel from USMA. Above: The pipes and drums serenaded the Corps during many dinners. Left; Ii. perfect step, the pipes and drums march through the Mess Hall. The Pipes and Drums of the United States Corps of Cadets is a band composed of bagpipes, drums and bugles. It is Scottish- Oriented (the members wear the Mac- Queen tartan) and marches in the British style. The rousing screel of the bagpipes has been inspiring men in battle for cen- turies and its magnetic appeal has drawn diverse audiences to the club ' s perform- ances. The band members enjoy both the opportunity to learn how to play a unique instrument, and the chance to share in its haunting mystique with appreciative audi- ences. 249 Unsanctioned Clubs A cadet can only become a member of the Area Club after he is awarded a cer- tain number of points (demerits) or is awarded Area Club status directly (termed a " slug " ). The number of club members will vary from a few die-hard First Class- men during June Week to a few hundred after Christmas Leave haircut inspection. One of the members of the prestigious Area Club The " Other " Cadet Cycling Club is a new- comer to the Unsanctioned Organization category. Although not a newcomer to West Point this is the first year that the club has been officially assigned the coveted " Unsanctioned Organization " status. The club leaders attribute this oversight to a notable lack of aggressive publicity, but are looking forward to an increase in popularity as the gas shortage increases in severity (50 miles to the gal- lon is nothing to laugh at). Meanwhile, the club continues to appeal to the little bit of free spirit in everyone. For obvious reasons no pictures have been taken of his years Cow Car Club and no member ' s names have been sub- mitted. One of the more popular clubs at West Point, especially near the end of second semester junior year, the mem- bers insist on getting their thrills in un- usual ways. Instead of playing football, jumping out of airplanes, or flying air- planes, the club members see how long they can keep their Tactical Officer from finding out about their unauthorized cars. The winners of this unusual competition escape the agony of defeat (many hours on the Area) and get to drive their cars for a little longer than everyone else. ¥ t I I I 1 I I I 9 I J i1 if II -iS4«Sjs; ' ' ' ' Electronics Club With the name " Electronics Club " one tends to think that you have to be a juice hive to be a member, but this is not true. The club is broken down into two sem- inars: Hi-Fi and Amateur Radio (HAMS). Anyone that is interested in stereos — their operation, construction, repairs, etc. — becomes a part of the Hi-Fi Seminar. The HAMS operate the cadet radio sta- tion, W2KGY. For those who are not in- terested in the Hi-Fi or HAM Seminars, there is always space in the club room, 571 Bartlett Hall, for the experimenters eind repairmen. Top Right: The men responsible for the occurrence if the Stereo Show look over one of the turntables )n display Middle Left: " How about a 1000-Amp eceiver for your 10 ' x20 ' room? " Selling stereos to " adets is not as easy as it sounds. Middle Right: Mike Edicson makes a strategic de- cision Above: Time is an important factor in a high- level chess match Above Right: " You moved WHAT WHERE ' : ' The book doesn ' t say anything about that move! " Chess Club 251 The 1979 Howitzer - A Team Effort Steve McLcmore provided the Howitzer with many of Mark Foster coedited the Activities section with Max The unshaven Tim Gannon worked with Todd Sem- ' . QhaHIo onite to produce the Administration section, its pictures- Dnaaie. k Above: Tim Gannon and Production Manager Mark Hurley enjoy a lighter moment at a staff party. Right: John Holland directed the Howitzer photography staff. 252 Above: the 1979 Howitzer Staff First Row: Mark Foster. Max Shadle, Mike Kallman Second Row: Su sanne Reichelt. Mike Thomas. Bill Mann. Mark Hur- ley. Mike Gearty. Third Row: Tim Gannon. Moe Wells Above Right: The 1979 Howitzer Photogra phy Staff First Row: Tony Jennings. John Holland. Carl Cecil. Gasper Gulotta, Mark Armstrong. Jim Morales Second Row: Scott McPheeters, Gus Hoy Steve Haustein. Steve McLemore. Steve Callan. Casey Brady. Right: The hardest workers on the 1979 Howitzer Staff, the assistants and typist Front Row: Ann Cianciolo. Bill Watt. Pat Duffy. Leslie Hyde. Kristi Blanchard, Tina Natterstadt. Lori Good Back Row: Brad Knuckles. Chris Staf- ford. John Healey. Roger Peterson. Walt Nelson. Production of the 1979 Howitzer has been a great team effort. Although there was lit- tle recognition for the tremendous amount of work put in, many people displayed great diligence and responsibility in com- pleting the job. The photographers who were managed by John Holland, ' 80, successfully and con- sistently filled the annual with quality photography. They were aided by Mr. Wynn Gold, the Manager of Studio One, with his fine portrait, group, and scenic photography. The helpful advice and ex- perience Wynn provided was also invalu- able. The Section Editors and typists were led by Mark Hurley, ' 80, Production Manager. Mark ' s hard work and devotion to the 1979 Howitzer was always a difficult act for everyone to follow. Bill Mann, ' 81, " Mark ' s right arm, " provided invaluable assistance to the workings of the Pro- duction Staff. The 1979 Business Staff had Rich Chris- tensen, ' 81, as Circulation Editor and Dan Ragsdale, ' 81, as Advertising Manager. Dan coordinated the one line advertising from our friends and supporters. Com- mercial Advertising was handled by Bob Flacon, our professional Commercial Ad- vertising Contractor. Rich had the tre- mendous task of Corps, officer, and ci- vilian sales expectations in the funding he collected. Much assistance was given to the Business Staff by Ed Frcesmeyer, ' 81, through his experience with the com- puter and his diligent work developing our sales program. The 1979 Howitzer Staff thanks Major Robert Love, the Officer-in-Charge for supplying needed advice making the final decisions on many pressing issues. Mrs. Joy Love helped proof many pages and was always available to lend a hand. 253 Our final and most gracious thanks to to Mr. Everett Arnold, Publisher ' s Represent- ative Jostens American Yearbook Com- pany. His talent, creativity, and persevcr- ence arc what the Class of 1979 have to thank the most for the quality yearbook wc have been provided. Special thanks to the many Howitzer ty- pists and helpers who worked hard in the shadow of the editorial staff. Without the help of everyone, we could not have successfully assembled the qual- ity yearbook we have. Thank you so much. MIKE THOMAS. ' 79 Editor Right: Ed Frecsmyer and Frank Johnson look over a page of the 1979 Howitzer, Below: Wynn Gold. Manager of Studio One. shooting candid picture for the Howitzer. - r 4 — ' Major Loue, Mike Almeida. John Holland, and Sue Reichelt look over page negatives at the Jostens American Yearbook Company plant in State Col- lege. Pennsylvania. Middle: Choosing pictures was a major part of the yearbook-making process. Right Middle: at the plant. OIC. Major Love and Editor-in-Chief. Mike Thomas, listen up for new ideas for the Howitzer from Ev Arnold. Publisher ' s Representative. Right: Pho- tography Editor, John Holland, looks over machinery where the Howitzer pages are folded. Above: Casey Brady cutting apart negatives prior to print- ing pictures in the Howitzer dark room. r , ' Publications Provide Reading Enjoyment The Pointer, Slum and Gravy, Bugle Notes Under the expert guidance of Major Ca- vanaugh, the Officer-in-Charge, and with the advice of Captain Furbank and Cap- tain Halloran, The Pointer came alive in living color. Karl (Van Pyrene) Van- sant was again at the helm, the only ca- det in The Pointers fifty-five years to [serve as Editor-in-Chief for two years. The Pointer was expanded with new fea- tures to cover the diverse interests of the Corps, while providing staff members a chance to learn all aspects of publishing, ' r je Pointer Ki . its new features still con- tinues to provide a forum for the creative expression of the Corps. First Row: Bill Fulli?rton, Mike Conrad, Daue Moel- ler Second Row: Mike Gutierrez, Gary Cheek, Clarence Taylor, Gus Stafford " Slum and Gravy " is the cadet contri- bution to the " Pointer View, " the of- ficial news and information paper of the West Point Community (with world-wide distribution to American military instal- lations). This year ' s " Slum and Gravy " was edited by Alex Kendris, with Davy Jones as assistant editor and photog- rapher. The excellent art work for " Slum and Gravy " was done by the talented Steve Thompson. Some Newsworthy stor- ies come from club and sport presidents and captains, but much of the news comes from reporting. If it happened " Slum and Gravy " covered it. The Bugle Notes has for decades provided countless hours of reading enjoyment to thousands of knowledge-hungry plebes. The delicate task of producing a publica- tion that accurately incorporates changes without disturbing tradition was the job of this year ' s Bugle Notes Staff, headed by editor Mike Edleson. While every year the upperclassmen complain that " the Corps has, " plebes can always rest assured the Bugle Notes has not. " How ' s the Cow? " 11 ■ . -v Bf ..jv ' iifran . tpj j The West Point Glee Club embarked on one of its most industrious and exciting years in recent memory. The club made eleven trips away from West Point, per- forming in 27 concerts throughout the United States. The Glee Club took great pleasure in performing before thousands of Americans on these trips. In addition to its many appearances away from West Point, the Glee Club also per- formed nine times at West Point through- out the year, including a Christmas Con- cert and the annual June Week Concert. The Glee Club continues to be West Point ' s singing ambassadors, spreading its happy message throughout the country. The message is best expressed by the Club ' s motto: " No fun without music, no music without fun. " Glee Club Glee Club Headliners Gospel Choir The Cadet Gospel Choir was formed in September 1974 as a satellite of the Protestant Chapel Choir. Initially there were only five cadets. Each year the mem- bership has increased to the current strength of over 70 cadets. The specific purpose of the Gospel Choir is to participate in programs that will en- hance the spreading of the Gospel through song. Additionally, the Choir is able to represent the United States Military Aca- demy, and all that it stands for, in com- munities that do not normally have the opportunity to benefit from such contact. In the past four years, the Choir has ap- peared in the surrounding community as well as in New York City, New Jersey and other Eastern states. Zatholic Choir means a lot of things to a ot of people. To some it ' s a way to escape :he gray walls on weekends; to others, an spportunity to worship God in a very special way. Or maybe it ' s just a way to experience the friendship and comradery associated with belonging to a close-knit group having a common goal: singing. Catholic Choir 257 Protestant Chapel Choir Ik b ' H li ' fil £ £ The most rewarding aspect of the Chapel II Choir is the support of the Sunday morn- ing worship services. Besides this, a yearly trip is taken to Washington D.C. where the choir sings at the National Cathedral and the Pentagon. Other activities include scheduled trips to Pennsylvania as well as Union and Smith Colleges. Singing Han- del ' s Messiah, hosting various visiting choirs and participating in two picnics and a formal dining-in comprise the choir ' s schedule of home events for the year. The work of Director Organist, Dr. John A. Davis Jr. and the Officer-in-Charge, Major Geoffrey H. Kleb has made this year a memorable one for all concerned and is deeply appreciated. Right: First Row: J. Jacobs, S. Sosland, D. Druck- er. D. Mailer. Second Row: G. Saxton. L. Border. J. Locklear. J. Kovel. Third Row: CPT Polk. B. Jacobson. D Lenhoff, S. Friedman. The Jewish Chapel Choir, which consisted of 30 Cadets from all four classes, made four trips this year. The first trip, in December, took the choir to the exotic land of New Jersey. Two weeks later, the Choir flew to Washington DC. to help start the campaign drive for funds to build the proposed Jewish Chapel. Second semester activities included trips to New York City and Florida. Along with these trips, the choir sang in nearby communities and at Friday night services. The OIC for the 1978-79 year was Captain Polk. The CIC was Barry Jacobson and the Choir was conducted by Doug Lenhoff. Jewish Chapel Choir 258 Cadet Band — Music For The Corps The Cadet Band is the Corps ' own music support unit, and it provides timely and enthusiastic- if not entirely professional- response to the Corps ' " spontaneous " musical needs. For the first time in recent history, mem- bers of all four classes participated in Band functions which included aftertaps rallies, the Navy Bonfire Rally, a trip to Pittsburgh to support A-squad Football, a Lightweight Football Pep Band, and a Basketball Pep Band. Special groups in- cluded The Swingin ' Dix Jazz Band, which played at tailgate parties, and a brass choir that performed in the Christmas Concert at Eisenhower Hall. (This year the Cadet Band would especial- ly like to express its gratitude to those 1 members of the Corps and the West Point community who gave us the much needed " Well-dones. " Besides being able to sup- port our Alma Mater, you are the ones who really make all of the hard work worthwhile. Top Left: Bryon Powlus playing the drum in a tem- porary assignment as a Cadet Band member. Above: Chris Paradies and Mark Davis demonstrate that it takes a lot of wind and muscle, in addition to musical talent, to play the tuba. 259 Cadet Hop Bands Clearly, there exists an abundance of talent within the Corps of Cadets. Beyond military expertise and athletic prowess, surprising artistic abilities surface, given the chance. The Hop Bands allow pseudo- rock stars to simultaneously exploit com- pany parties and other away functions. The club provides the expensiv e equip- ment while cadets supply their abilities to reproduce professional, contemporary sounds. The range of activities covers hops at West Point, local mixers and ex- change shows with sister academies. The objective of the Hop Bands Club is to un- leash cadet talent to the community. WKDT West Point ' s Best Rock Left: WKDT Executive Staff; First Row: B. Adams- Administration. G. Minadeo-production, B- Ponia- towski-Engineer. B. Tatu-Public Relations, G. Con- rad-Chief Engineer, Second Row: H. Thompson- Sports, T. Wolfe-Programming, G. Carroll-Finance. George " God " Goddctte-Station Manager. Below Left: First Row: B- Poniatowski, G. Minadeo. Second Row: B Adams, H. Thompson, G. Conrad. Below: George " God " Godette Discussing the station. West Point ' s Best Rock: That ' s the feeling shared by all meinbers of the WKDT broadcasting staff. The staff feels that this has been our best year ever with new imaginative specials and regular features. Your friends at Stereo 89 have been working harder than ever to suit the tastes of the Corps in music, news, sports and special features. Our under- takings this year have been bigger and more ambitious than ever before and we hope this trend continues. Our main goal is to serve you and we appreciate your listening. That ' s 89 FM, West Point ' s Album Station. 261 Scoutmaster ' s Council Who sponsors the largest priuately run Camporce in the United States? Who coordinates all the administrative tasks between Scouting of America and the West Point Explorer Post 1802? Who, through the year, tries to keep the several hundred cadet-scouts active with the several local troops and cub packs? The Scoutmaster ' s Council does all of these and more. This year the Scoutmaster ' s Council worked at these activities mentioned above, but primarily the seventeenth annual Camporee filled the club ' s calendar. Over three thousand scouts and their adult supervisers camped out at Lake Frederick this year. (Our " tent city " was more than twice the size of Beast Barracks tent city.) -r ■: r ■•:Va «;:_ -V 262 - r , -- Cadet Chapel Sunday School Teachers wastt .y » • « l» m i ,w»W-- ' ' " vy r- r ywwwKWWwaWW Each Sunday morning at 0800, after leav- ing their room-mates sound asleep, the Cadet Chapel Sunday School Teachers (approximately 90 Cadets) set out for their rendezous with the other teachers and over 20 classes of young people who meet them at the Post Elementary School. Catholic Chapel Sunday School Teachers set up their classes in Thayer Hall to teach a different kind of lesson. The children taught by both groups range from 4 years old to grade 12, representing the entire West Point community. The teachers seek to instruct these people in the Bible and about its author, Jesus Christ. A relation- ship with the Lord is a lifelong commit- ment for each one of the teachers, and it is the importance of this relationship that is shared with these young people. Fellowship Of Christian Athletes I Below: Chaplain McDowell. G. Lcdebocr, Major Taylor. R. Bonesteel. D. Dawson. D. Turrell. J. Anderson. J Fleehor. " There will be a Fellowship of Christian Athletes Prayer Breakfast Thursday at 0620 in the Regimental Room ... " Sound familiar? It should. The FCA Prayer Breakfast is a twice-a-month activity. At a prayer breakfast we sing songs, a guest speaker gives a short talk and (most im- portantly) we eat breakfast. At Thanks- giving, Christmas and Easter a Special Prayer Breakfast is held at which the Council performs a skit. Other activities include a bi-weekly Film Forum, helping at the special Olympics in May and our infamous, fun-filled Winter Weekend in February. FCA at West Point is a small part of a nation-wide organiza- tion. Left and Above: The " Big Brother " program was one of the many community-involvement projects; ' sponsored by sub-groups of the Behavioral Scienceti Club ' The Behavioral Science Club is a service;! action organization. It is composed of five J seminars: the Contemporary-Affairs Sem-. inar, the Margaret Corbin Seminar, the. Social Actions Group, the Human Rela- tions Group, and SIMS. Each seminar has a different centra! objective and functions independently of the others. One of the most meaningful objectives of the Be- havioral Science Club is to stimulate the cadet ' s awareness of those around him so that he may better communicate with those different from himself, whether this difference be racial, sexual, cultural, or otherwise. Behavioral Science Club 264 Aero-Astro Club The Aero-Astro Club provided many cadets with the opportunity to learn to fly. Interested in flying? The Aero-Astro Club is the place for you. This year the Club has been into all areas of flying. Starting with ground school and flying lessons in small powered planes, the Aero-Astro Club also had programs in soaring, radio controlled planes, modeling, paper airplane flying, and ballooning. To finish the activities, the Aero-Astro Club went on several trips, had a film festival, and participated in the American Institute of Astronautics and Aeronautics. So, if you are one of the breed that would rather be flying above the ground than walking on it, you would be right at home in the Aero-Astro Club. Ann Landers honored West Point with a visit spo n- sored by the Academy Lyceum. The Academy Lyceum is a seminar of the Cadet Fine Arts Forum dedicated to pro- moting contact between the Corps of Ca- dets and prominent personalities. To this end, the Lyceum sponsors conversations with such well known figures as Walter Cronkite or George C. Scott. The format of these discussions is informal and de- signed to encourage questions from the audience. In this way, the Corps can learn and benefit from the ideas of recognized personalities. Education was the key phrase that de- scribed the 1978-1979 Astronomy Club. Trips to the Hayden Planetarium and the Smithsonian Institution were highlights of the year, along with a workshop that was help at the observatory of Colgate Uni- versity. Guest Lecturers from the physics department, the department of Earth, Space, and Graphic Science and the club itself provided informative reviews of cur- rent fields of discovery. In addition, many new members formed a solid base, so that the club will be able to continue it ' s ac- tivities in future years. Academy Lyceum The 1979 Astronomy Club was headed by Carl KIctt Astronomy Club 265 1 Directorate Of Cadet Activities COL William L. Wcihl, Director of DCA Top: CPT Charles R Andre, Assistant Director for Extracurricular Activities, Above: Mr Frank Cala- mari, Programs Manager. Right: Mr. Ray Brown, Ac- countant. Right Middle: Mr John McCabe, Assis- tant Director for Operations Planning a company party and need sup- plies? Go to DCA. Want to start a new club or need funds for your present one? Try DCA. You name it with regards to Ca- det Activities and DCA of CAF handles it. The DCA and CAF are truly cadet support organizations formed to aid and sponsor cadet clubs, parties, and trips. t 266 Foreign Language Clubs Dr Frank D_ m Jj The I ' nitfd Stjl " Ti ' ViL ?i I - » ' vosassT ' ' dlW ' J- Top Left: Lectures on aspects of foreign affairs broadened Cadet perceptions of other countries. Top Right: Having dinner with language instructors offered a break to the mess hall routine in addition to being educational. Left: Another escape from the mess hall involved sampling the culinary delights of other cultures. The language clubs: German, Spanish, Portuguese, Russian, Chinese, Arabic, and French, provide a liaison between the increasingly important foreign affairs of other countries and the cadets of the United States Military Academy. They also promote an understanding of other cultures, a necessary characteristic of today ' s Army officer because of the in- creasing importance of international rela- tions. The clubs perform these functions through the active use of seminars, lec- tures, films, exchange programs, and trips to such places as the United Nations and the Central Intelligence Agency. SCUSA SCUSA is designed around a series of plenary and informal social events. The plenary sessions — the one panel discus- sion and the keynote and banquet ad- dresses — permit the conferees to hear the views of eminent personalities in- volved in the study and formulation of foreign policy. The heart of the confer- ence, however, consists of geographically and functionally oriented roundtablcs. Here the students meet with a group of about 15 colleagues to analyze issues, prepare policy options, and make recom- mendations in a specified area of foreign policy. Right: J. Healey represents West Point in a " round- table " discussion of United States policy concerning Africa. Below Right: M. Kostoff (on stage), dis- cusses the proceedings of the SCUSA conference. Bottom Right: Ambassador at large. Elliot Richard- son starts off the SCUSA conference The Debate Council and Forum is the creation and province of the Department of Social Sciences, whose officers ' total devotion insures that the cadets involved truly get the most out of their years at West Point. The Debate Council and Forum is made up of the Debate Club, which participates in tournaments throughout the nation; SCUSA; the West Point Forum, which enables cadets to par- ticipate in events such as a model United Nations; the Finance Forum, which offers cadets real world involvment in the stock market; and the Domestic Affairs Forum, which exposes cadets to leading national personalities, policy makers, and influen- tial and well-known members of the media, government and business. More cadets are involved in the Debate Council and Forum than in any other single activity at West Point. tlliotlRicysoi Above Left: At times it was hard to tell which was better, drill or debate practice. Middle: D. Anker goes on the offensive Above: D Anker and F. Tay- lor preparing a defense against a spirited attack Debate Council And Forum 268 The Engineering Forum provided the opportunity to explore various facets of the Engineering Field through such clubs as the Automotive Seminar, the Computer Forum, the Concrete Canoe Club and the Model Rocket and Model Railroad Clubs. Activities for the year included a visit to the Stock exchange, a return visit to the Aberdeen Proving Grounds and several model rocket launch- es. Engineering Forum — Planning For Tomorrow Geology Club Captain Pratt, Vince Mari, Jan Berlin, John Buckley and president Ken Anderson all helped make this an excellent year for the Geology Club. The members of the club all had a lot of fun and went on many trips such as canoeing on the Delaware and Housatonic Rivers; spelunking in Suprise Cave; and visiting Northfield Mountain, Franklin Mine, Watkins His- tory. The club even had its own Gem show and took a trip to the Smithsonian Institution in Washington D.C. " Go Rocks. " 269 Left: 1979 Ring and Crest Committee; First Row: M Bonds. E- Rogers; Second Row: M. Waclawski. R. Rober. S Schoolui. E. Dowling; Below:1980 Ring and Crest Committee. Seated: S- Peaslee. J. Canby; Standing: J Zech. C- Wakim, J. Ward. S. McPheeters. 1981 Ring and Crest Committee; Seated: G. Davis. W. Raymond; Standing: M Bryant. K Westlund. The Ring and Crest Committees ' major functions are, as the name implies, the development of the class ring and crest designs. This is done during plebe year in an extensive choice and elimination process. The Ring and Crest Committees also, however, take part in the planning of most class functions and banquets, from Yearling Winter Weekend to the all-im- portant Ring Weekend. After Ring Week- end the upper-class committees serve in a mainly advisory role to the lower-class committees. Ring And Crest Committees 270 First Row: D. Gongaware. T Stewart, J Ham. J. Thayer Second Row: P. Grim, M Russo H. Place. A Cucolo l _ .-x Seated: J. Bridges. C, Detoro. Standing: Cheben. E, Schellhorn. V. Hernandez. D, Tosi M. - Behind the success of every weekly hop stands the Hop Committees which make them possible. B esides the weekly hops, the committees arc responsible for the Illumination Formal, the Christmas Thanksgiving Formal, the Post-Navy Hop, 500th Night, Yearling Winter Weekend, and many June Week festivities. During the second-class year, the Hop Commit- tee to make the much looked forward to Ring Weekend a great success. Who is the man in the red sash? At the hops, it is a member of the Hop Committee. Hop Committees 271 Class Committees Of 1980, 1981, And 1982 The Class Committees are West Point ' s version of student government. Briefly, anything that involves the cadets at West Point involves the Class Committees. They serve as a liaison between the cadets and the Superintendent, the Commandant, cind the Dean. The class officers and re- presentatives help plan all class functions, such as the Corporal-Private Football Game, 100th Night, and special week- ends. The Class Committees also work to establish the class car policy and the Fourth Class System. The Class Commit- tee may not be the largest organization of cadets but they may very well be the most important. Top: 1980 Class Committee Officers - B Schardt. M. Shadle, B. Dalton, M. Knapp, D. Jesmer, Middle: 1981 Class Committee Officers - Seated: M. Travis, E. Woolridge. Standing: B. Schneider, J. Watson, D. Mosinski, M. Hogan, W. Buck. C. Rich. Bottom: 1982 Class Committee Officers - Seat- ed: O. Bell. J. Lock, A. Gorsky. E. Olivares. Stand- ing; J. Hornick, A. Guarino. JF TACTICS UAIITIES AND LEADERSHIP 5 CN CHARACTER lED Br INTEGRITY. DISCIPLINE AND S NSE Of OUI :. .[-iLiTY ., oad basic :ation UNITED STAGES INSPIRE THE CO THAT EACH GRA tHE CHARACTEi tMTELLECj UAl F " ■ »-Tt«Bl 1979 Class Committee ik.-»wi». - Seated: Dan Knowles. Vice President; Wayne Hooper, Secretary, Standing: Scott Forster, Historian; Jim McGorry, President; Ralph Meoni, Treasurer 273 0 I Mai-k Hurley, Editor te fv %?,. 0 4Pfe». v FALL SPORTS • Top Left: Mike Fahncstock prepares to snag a ball thrown by quarterback Earl Mulrane (10) in an out pattern against Washington State. Top Right: Jim Merriken was one of Army ' s top rushers throughout the 1978-79 season. Middle Left: Bob Groller dives to tackle a Villanova back Middle Right: Duane Fuller (79) and Henry Turner (31) show how to sack a quarterback. Above: Doug Lowrey prepares to bury a Villanova receiver. Right: Jimmy Hill tacks up six points for the Black Knights Opposite: Joel Anderson blasts through the Lafayette line for extra yards. Black Knights Score Early Season Success Army started its 1978-79 football season at full speed, soundly trouncing Lafayette 24-14. This gridiron battle was typical of what was to come during the remainder of Army ' s season. While the defense was impregnable, holding Lafayette to only 33 yards rushing total, the Black Knight offensive consistently stumbled, having many difficulties maintaining a sustained drive. With the score only 10-7 at halftime. Army finally secured its victory with only 2:33 remaining in the game, as the game ' s leading rusher, Jimmy Hill, plunged over for six points. The Black Knights were abruptly shocked by Virginia ' s 21-17 upset victory over them. Ahead 17-7 at halftime, it appeared as though Army was on the verge of a typical early season rout. However, Army was blown apart in the second half by both the Cavalier offense and defense. While the Black Knights never seriously threatened to score, Virginia mounted two sustained drives for touchdowns, handing Army its first loss of the season, Washington State entered the confines of Michie Stadium as the Black Knights ' third opponent of the 1978-79 season. While the Cougars were 3-0 and Army only 1-1, all odds makers were betting against the chances of an Army victory. The first half went as predicted as the Cougars jumped out to a 21-7 halftime lead. However, the Army Team came into its own in the last 30 minutes of the game. The Black Knight defense forced five Washington State turnovers, including three interceptions. The Army offense capitalized on these errors twice, with Jimmy Hill scoring all of Army ' s touch- downs. Army just missed breaking the 21-21 tic as a fifty-yard field goal fell short with only seconds remaining. Army Pride- Stronger Than Ever l 2r ' ' ' T r :•5« ' ' -:!? riiM- ' tr. Army has a long tradition of pride in its athletic teams and 1978-1979 was no ex- ception. Army teams, although not always the national champions, were supported as though they were the best. With cadets waving everything from shoes to under- wear at games, with after-taps underwear football games, with actual spontaneous rallies consisting of one or two indi- viduals playing horns while dozens of others ran around shouting cheers and others playing their stereos out the win- dows, and with a tremendous display of spirit during a somewhat futile fourth quar- ter of the Army-Navy game, the Corps showed the world what pride means. 281 Army Overwhelmed Left; Holy Cross had the last laugh in this year ' s game. Below Left: Ward Whyte stops the charge of a Tennessee rusher. Below: Jimmy Hill sweeps around end against Holy Cross. Bottom: Bruce Elliot slows a Tennessee back for Kirk Thomas and Chuck Schott- Right: The co-captains of this year ' s team were Clennie Brundidge and Chuck Schott. Far Right: George Mayes blocks a Colgate pass. Opposite Middle: Dine Harris is swarmed by the Tennessee defense Opposite Middle Right: The strong pursuit of the Army defense was key to the Black Knight ' s Homecoming victory over Colgate. Opposite Bottom: Tiki Traylor smashes full- speed into the Holy Cross quarterback. Army suffered three consecutive setbacks from Tennessee, Holy Cross, and Florida State, only to bounce back to a 28-3 Home- coming victory over Colgate. Facing its first opponent on the road, the Black Knights were soundly trounced by Tennessee ' s Vol- unteers, 31-13. In a rainy, miserable debacle. Army fell apart, losing 31-0. The Black Knights seemed incapable of doing anything right and Holy Cross could do no wrong. Army returned to the road the ensuing week- end to face Florida State. The Gators, cele- brating their Homecoming Week, pounced on Army, winning 31-7. Army did not allow its three defeats to destory its team, for the Black Knights came back in true Army tradi- tion to annihilate Colgate 28-3 before a packed Homecoming Day crowd. ji ' y yuus ' Kyle Mangels First Battalion, Second Regiment Debbie Sheaks First Battalion, Fourth Regiment 1 I Colleen Callahan Third Battalion, Fourth Regiment Trysha Martin Third Battalion, First Regiment Susan CuUison Second Battalion, Fourth Regiment Tracy Zachgo Second Battalion, First Regiment Karen Holmes Third Battalion, Second Regiment Ellen McManamon First Battalion, First Regiment 285 Charlynn Caldwell Third Battalion, Third Regiment Autumn Queen Patty Bramlet Second Battalion, Third Regiment Wendy Charles Second Battalion, Second Regimen Tammy Craven First Battalion, Third Regiment Top: All of the Battalion candidates anxiously await the announcement of the 1978 Autumn Queen. Above Left: Trysha Martin and her escort, Ernie Forrest, proceed down the red carpet. Above Middle: Autumn Queen, Patty Bramlet assumes her throne as her escort. Ken Cox watches. Above Right: Wendy Charles and her escort. Bob Carlson, arc introduced as they proceed towards the throne. 287 Army Beats Air Force-Again Below: The sideline entertainment kept the Corps morale high at the Pitt game Right: The falcon looked on in dismay as the Black Knights trounced Air Force. Bottom: Steve Smith runs back an intercepted pass against Boston College. iL bove: George Mayes stops the Air Force ground ime. Above Right: John Hilliard breaks up a Pitt ass. Right: Bob Avey and the Army defense engulf Pitt back. Bottom Right: Jimmy Hill runs by two oston College defenders. he Black Knights won their final two omc games of the 1978-79 season by efeating Air Force 28-14 and Boston ollege 29-26 but could not win a game n the road, losing to Pittsburg 35-24. efore a sold-out crowd, Army firmly ounced Air Force ' s Falcons. Led by !lennie Brundidge, who set an Army areer reception record of 13 touchdown atches, the Black Knight offense rolled ver the Falcons. krmy fans, coming off a surprise rally arlier in the week, went wild as the Black !night defense threw Air Force for losses 3vcn times. irmy followed its inter-service victory ' ith a comeback win over Boston College, •own 24-7 in the third period, the Black Inights struck back with a 47-yard pass to im Merriken which set up a score. Fol- )wing a Doug Lowery fumble recovery, !lennie Brundidge caught a pass for six lore points while early in the fourth uarter, Jim Merriken drove over for the ' inning six points. irmy ' s string of victories was broken as ationally-ranked Pitt routed the Black inights 35-17. Mistakes consistently de- troyed Army ' s chances, including a 99- ard fumble recovery which tied the ' cinthers with Army. Army-Navy , ' ' " Week { y Army-Navy Football Army Team Trips Army Pride Wins Army vs. Navy- the classic collegiate football rivalry- resulted in once again. Army ' s brightest hopes being crushed. The Navy bowl-bound team pushed the Black Knights all over the field, forcing six turnovers and winning 28-0. Every attempt to get a drive going was foiled by Navy ' s nationally-ranked defense. The Navy team drove over for four touchdowns, including one on a fake field goal. However, the Army-Navy game was not a toal loss, for an element known as pride was revived in the United States Corps of Cadets. In the fourth quarter, though down by 28 points, the Corps of Cadets went wild. A sudden surge of spirit swelled through the ranks of the Corps, as they began to cheer as if they were on the verge of victory, it no longer became important whether Army won or not. Instead, the feeling came alive that this was the Arm y Team and, for better or worse, the Corps was proud of their members which battled against over- sized teams for the glory of West Point. With cadets removing their dress greys, exhibiting their 12th man shirts, running up and down the aisles, and cheering like lunatics, a near-silent Navy crowd got to see what Army spirit was all about. This was the true victory of the Army-Navy game. 292 Two Black Knights Named All-East j fj Finishing 4-6-1, the 1978-79 football sea- son was not the best the Army Team has ever had. However, several individuals garnered numerous awards. Team Cap- tains Chuck Schott and Clennie Brundidge were named to the 1st All-East Team by the Associated Press. Chuck Johnston was named to the United Press International 1st All-East Team. Brundidge, who set four Army career reception records, was also named Ail-American Honorable Men- tion and played in the Hula Bowl. Two highpoints of the season were the victory over Air Force and the support the team got in the last quarter of the Army-Navy game. The win over Air Force was Army ' s third consecutive victory over this intcrservice rival. The support the Corps gave its team in the waning mo- ments of the Army-Navy game was " fan- tastic, a great way to go out on a disap- pointing year. " .»-i- .« " T ' " T " JM B -■ 1 v Front Row: Coach Smith, Oliver. Johnson. Groeller. Clemmons, Hayden. Thomas. Schott, Brundidge. Smith, Messncr, Merriken, Johnston, Whytc, Ander- son, Turell, Mclntyre; Second Row: Coach Bumpas, Mulrane, Dornstauder, Adams, Beans, Skoda, Auey, Macklin. Fuller. Lowry, Conz, Kouhia, Harring- ton. Mayes. Traylor, Coach Wilson. Third Row: Hilliard. Elliot, Triplet!, Klopenstine. Liebetreau, Duelge. Trumbore, Lenhoff, Perkins, Boucher, Charest, Turner, Hallingstad. Rizzio, Wolfolk, Coach Lock; Fourth Row: Coach Thorton. Decker, Evans, Swanson. Carter, Maples, Lane. Dolan. Bristol. March, Mazyck. Webb, Vicci, Harris, Cook, Coach Mikolayunas; Fifth Row: Coach Schull, Doer, Nichol, Love, Starr. Heather. Hall, McKearn, Topping, Hill, Shields, Streets, Herholtz. Fahnestock, Coach Wall, Back Row: Coach Axman, Bennett. Fitzgerald. Skinner, Sharmon. Harris, Redman, Garrison, Cen- ters, Coach Reagan. Coach Barnes 294 Water Polo , A..- ■ . 3r «i» Army Water Polo Results Army 11 MIT 4 Army 16 Brown 12 Army 19 So. Connecticut 4 Army 11 Slippery Rock 7 Army 11 Fordham 7 Army 13 Cornell 14 Army 6 N.Y.A.C. 12 Army 8 Columbia 5 Army 5 Bucknell 13 Army 12 Pittsburgh 11 Army 8 Brown 11 Army 5 MIT 2 Army 11 Yale 3 Army 4 Cornell 10 Army 6 Bucknell 16 Army 8 Fordham 7 TOP: Action shot from Army Water Polo League Tournament. ABOVE; John Stein, white cap in cen- ter, is maneuvering for position near goal- Army is using a 6 on 5 defense. Mike Ceruti and Jim Hart- man are in background. Middle: Mike Ceruti, white cap upper right, acts as a pick while Pat Sherman, center, is a hold man. RIGHT MIDDLE: Bob Neil- son, black cap, attempts to block a shot on goal. Water Polo continued to be one of Army ' s fast rising sports in 1978. Under the coach- ing of CPT Cortez Aylor, the Black Knights best triumph came with their vic- tory over Brown. Led by Team Captain Pat Sherman, Seniors Jimmy Hartman and Frank Finelli were keys to Army ' s success. However, the best suprise Army got was from the Naval Academy. Midshipman Witt Davis, on the Academy exchange program, started for the Black Knights throughout the year and was instrumental in many of Army ' s victories. k« Front Row: Sherman. Hallatschek, Raymond, Hartman, Barends, Davis, O ' Donnell. Kruk, Shiner Back Row: Stine, Hamm, Neilson. Ceruti. Rhein. Finelli. McCoy, Bray, Argo, Coach Aylor 295 The Black Knight 150-pound football team had a winning season in 1978, fin- ishing 3-2 on the year. Led by Team Captain Ron Bonesteel, who starred as Army ' s premier offensive tackle, Little Rabble was guided by several outstand- ing players. Both Thurston Van Horn and Rich Peterson started for three years as offensive guards for Army. Jim Harris was also a starter for three years as a de- fensive back. Doug Boone proved to be Army ' s powerhouse in the offensive backfield. Coached by Mr. George Storck, the Black Knights ' season was summed up by Bonesteel: " We learned to play football for the love of it and not the glory of it. " Left: Team Captain, Ron Bonesteel discusses strate- gy during a halftime Right: Bob Malley releases one of many booming punts. Little Rabble Finishes Strong Army 150 Pound Football Season Results Army 38 Army Army 7 Army 37 Army 27 Rutgers Cornell 21 Navy 8 Pennsylvania Princeton 13 First Row: Sears, Zargan. Cramer, Harris, Renfrew, Ware, Ash, Bonesteel, Nanry, Van Horn, Pedersen, Pascal. Sturm, Howard; Second Row: Boone, Ostheller, Lcyland, Springer, Bland, Cdebaca. Horn, Econom, Karpiak, St Pierre, Stevenson. Skidmore; Tliird Row: Heupel, Shearer, Petty, |Palum- bo, Lilly, Ling, Newsome. Stevens. Miner, Wange. Farace, Malley; Fourth Row: Dillman, Boling, McElduff, Kyper, Bland. Leaver, Buck. Coppola, Hooker. Troy. Chapman; Fifth Row: Girouard, Boretti, Cribb, Rush, O ' Far- rell, Brophy, Jones, Tukes, Betros, Witt; Sixth Row: Coach Storck. CPT Hutchinson, CPT Frykman, Grear, Gates. MAJ Rothman, CPT Helsel, Wil- son 297 Gary Yerks drives by the Seton Hall goalie for another Army goal. Army Soccer Season Results Army 1 Oneonta 3 Army 3 Kings Point 1 Army 5 Rutgers 3 Army 3 Union College 2 Army 5 Adelphl 1 Army i Yale 2 Army 6 Seton Hall Army 2 Syracuse 1 Army 1 Colgate Army 3 Air Force 2 Army 4 RPI Army 3 West Chester State 2 Army 2 Boston University 3 Army 1 Navy Coach Joe Palone, virtually an institution at West Point, retired this year after 23 years of coaching the Black Knights. 298 Army Soccer Season Outstanding Black Knights Beat Middies At West Point 1-0 The Army Soccer Team had another superb season in 1978, finishing with an 11-4 record. Under the coaching of Mr. Joe Palone, Army ' s boosters played con- sistently well throughout the season. Led by Team Captain Deryl Smoak, the Black Knights were guided by several key players. Army ' s top scorers were For- wards Mike Rodemers and Gary Yerks. Brendan Flannigan joined Smoak as a halfback and played extremely well. In addition, Joe Grace, a Naval Academy exchange cadet, started for Army as a key player. The team ' s high point of the season came when Army trounced Navy 1-0 at Clinton Field. Right; Deryl Smoak slips it by a Seton Hall goalie for a score. Below: The 1978-79 Soccer Team; First Row: Schmalburger. McCoy, Schleyer, Yerks, Smoak, Rodemers, Clark, Flanagan. Schlessman; Second Row: Grace, Brown, Emberton. Seadler, Stoner. Mc- Cormack, Harris, Berner, Ulmer; Third Row: Con- nor, Duffy, Courtois, Ahn, Cape, Henninger, Lukert, Apgar, Harrington, Morris, Fourth Row: Coach Palone, Major Deems, LTC Helsel, MAJ Golden. LTC Henninger. COL Wix, Mate|ov. Liesman Top: Deryl Smoak (27), Midshipman Exchange Cadet Joe Grace (24), and John Stoner (4) encircle a Seton Hall attacker. Above and Right: Mike Rodemers (8) and John Stoner (4) drive past opposing defenders. Below: Kevin Bcrner and Dave Clark were two of Army ' s top players throughout the 1978-79 season. Bottom: Mike Rodcrmers (8) and Joe Grace (24) drive towards the Adelphi goal. Grace, a Midshipman on exchange from the Navai Acade- my, started for Army throughout the season and played a key role in Army ' s victory over Navy- Left: Team carries Coach Palone off field after beating navy in his last game as coach. W .!-«.» 1978 was the finest year ever for Army Cross Country. For the first time ever, the entire team qualified for the NCA Champ- ionships. Leading the way was Team Cap- tain John Enright with strong runner Frank Thibodeau and Marty Moratz following close behind. Thaddeus Noll and Joe Baker completed one of the finest squads ' Army has ever had, winning consistently, including beating Navy in the Heptagional Championships. -•r- ■.- ' • Top Right: John Enright was of Army ' s srongest run- ners Above: Frank Thibodeau provided Army with much power. Right: Tony Thomas unleashes a burst of speed as he approaches the finish line. Army Cross Country S leas Army Cross Country Results 1 Army 21 lona 40 Army 19 Syracuse 41 Army 15 Albany 49 Army 26 Manhatten 29 ! Army 35 Cornell 22 Army 30 Rutgers 27 Army 17 Lehigh 42 Army 32 Fairleigh Dickinson 23 Army 15 NY State Maritime College 50 Army 15 Montclair State 50 ' Army Army 4th Place n IC4A Tournament Army 4th Place in Heptagonals Army 5th Place in Disrict II Tournament mm H B Rick Hoss was one of Army ' s strongest Dave Wilson sprints in the last few freshman runners. yards. Middle Left: Felix Williams paces himself as he ap- proaches a hill. Middle Right: John Enright, Frank Thibodeau, Tony Thomas. Marty Marantz, and Mike Grogan lead the Army charge. Left: Frank Leal begins to pull away from the pack. Above: Darrel Jaschen runs for the finish line. WINTER SPORTS 304 SAVvV BnA 1 J till V r ' l V H ■1 30 ■ V 1 a ' ■ ft B i The Army Volleyball Team had a superb season in 1978-79. Finishing with a 20-12 record, this senior-less team was coached by Bob Bertucci. Led by Team Captain Bruce Schardt, two team members won high individual honors. Tom O ' Brien was named to the First Team All-East Squad, while Mark PasLawsky won Second Team All-East Squad honors. Rex Spitler and Doc Holliday also proved to be power- houses for the Black Knights throughout this top season. With strong consistent play throughout the year, the team ' s best game came with the upset victory over then 3rd Nationally ranked Ohio State at the Pitt Open Tournament. Top: Bruce Schardt unleashes a slam. Above: Nick Lucraiello reaches to block an opponents ' slam. Army Volleyball Season Results Army 3 Nyack Army 3 Springfield 1 Army 3 Penn Army 3 Yale 1 Army 3 USMMA Army 2 Pennsylvania 1 Army 2 Ohio State 1 Army 1 Penn State 3 Army 3 E. Stroudsburg Army Rutgers-Newark 3 Army 3 SUNY at Albany Army Penn State 3 ECVL Open Tournament Army -3rd Place Army 3 SUNY at Albany 2 Army 2 Springfield 3 Army 3 Queens College Army 1 Rutgers 3 Army 3 Yale Army 2 E. Stroudsburg 3 Army 2 Carnegie Mellon Army George Williams 2 Army 2 Guelph 1 Army 2 George Willimas Army Ohio State 2 Army Penn State 2 Army 2 Rochester Army 1 Princeton Army 1 E. Stroudsburg Army 1 Nyack Army 1 Cornell Army 2 Penn 1 306 Left: Returning a slam required intense concentration. Middle Left: The Black Knights wait for an op- ponent ' s serve. Below: Bruce Schardt was captain of this year ' s volleyball team. V. WMPM j J} fif I i.!i " i|iiiijii I . Left: Bruce Shardt charges the net to return a shot. Right Middle: Coach Pertucci and Bruce Schardt Above: Nick Lucraiello returns a slam. discuss strategy Above: With eyes always on the ball, a Black Knight returns a slam. Army Volleyball Team Has 20-12 Season 307 Basketball Right: John Vislosky seizes a rebound amongst three Lafayette defenders. Opposite Right and Left: Bob Brown shows his ball handling skills going in for two on a lay-up and driving past a Navy defender Opposite Bottom. Coach K outlines a quick scoring play during a crucial time-out. Four Army Senior Starters Lead the Way Enthusiastic Basketball Crowds Go Wild Susanne Reichclt. Army Cheerleader and Santa Claus wish Army well in the Christmas Tournament. Army Basketball Season Results Army 83 Ohio Northern 59 Army 80 Rochester 60 Army 78 Niagara 65 Army 57 St. Peters 56 Army 61 Northeastern 62 Army 97 Lehigh 70 Army 64 Lafayette 44 Army 67 Washington 68 Army 80 Davidson 76 Army 77 LSU 83 Army 81 Yale 80 Army 81 Kings Point 73 Army 98 Manhatten 84 Army 81 St. Francis 65 Army 57 Seton Hall 64 Army 84 RPI 54 Army 65 St. Johns 72 Army 65 Holy Cross 66 Army 75 Colgate 77 Army 82 Fairfiled 100 Army 71 Fordham 70 Army 53 lona 55 Army 57 Penn State 74 Army 76 Bryant 61 Army 45 Navy 47 ■•« ™?? " " " n y 1-4 O ( ' , A (- ' Front Row: Anderson. Kaiser, Durnford, Vaughn, Brundidge, Brown, Harris, Easton, McGuinness. Tod( Stahley, Fien; Back Row: Doty, Wise, Coach Swanson, MAJ Schutsky, Coach Gaudef, Gillespie, Michel, H man. Brown, Coyne, Vislosky Peterson, Schlossberg, Coach Dwyer, MAJ Hammond, Coach Krzyzewski 310 Top left and right: Enthusiastic crowds cheer the Black Knights Top Middle: Matt Brown takes a jump shot. Left Middle: Matt Brown attempts a lay- up while John Vislosky waits for the rebound Left: The Army team battling for rebounding position. Bottom: Bob Brown takes a short jumper The 1978-79 Army Basketball Team was guided by four outstanding seniors. Team Captain and high scorer Matt Brown serv- ed as the team leader for the Black Knights. Clennie Brundidge proved to be the key for Army ' s rebounding game. Pat Harris led the Army Team in assists, while Scott Easton ' s superb shooting was a major factor in many of the Black Knight ' s victories. Directed by the coaching of Mr. Mike Krzyzewski, the Army team was, at one point during the season, 11-3. Competing against nationally ranked teams such as LSU, the high point of the Black Knight ' s season was their victory over Lafayette, the first win over the Leopards in four years. With the strong support of MAJ Ed Hammond and MAJ Jeff Kelb, two Army players garnered individual honors. Matt Brown was Honorable Mention All- American and Clennie Brundidge was selected for the All-Tournament Team in the Indiana Classic Tournament. • . J ' Hli k. : £i ii 1 f jF 7 Mm. 41 AgrinVsEuc " WSSiSI --If I ' V WV V 1 » ' km ISB v ' " " F JL X v H At P 9 r LS yj H Opposite Top Left: Clennie Brundidge hooks it over a Middle for two. Opposite Top Right: Matt Brown releases a jump shot Opposite Bottom Left: Marty Coyne battles with a Lafayette defender for a loose ball. Opposite Bottom Right: Scott Easton and Marty Coyne grapple for a loose ball just after the tip-off. Top: Army spirit followed the Black Knights on the road as well as at home. Left: Bob Brown shoots it off the boards for two Above: Matt Brown drives past a Middle defender. Army Women ' s Basketball had another top season in 1978-79, totaling a 21-5 record overall. Coached by Mr. Joe Ciampi, the Sugar Smacks finished second in New York State. Key players such as Dena Caradimitropoulo Kim Hall, and Lisa Hamel were major factors in Army ' s rampant success. Guided by the leader- ship of Team Captain Christie Stevens, the season ' s high point came with Army ' s trouncing of St. John ' s in the Black Knight field house. Left: Kim Hall jumps for the tip-off against St. Johns Left; Lisa Hamel pours in two points over her opponent. Below Left: Coach Ciampi outlines a play during a timeout. Below Middle: Yuonne Doll hits a jump shot for two points Below Right: Kim shows perfect form in the execution of a jump shot First Row: Backman, Miles. Uthcel. Hughlett. Sowers. Boyle; Second Row: Schoonmaker. Coach Ciampi. Doll. Miles. Stevens. Hall. Barkalow. Caradimit- ropoulo; Third Row: LTC Hall, Coach Yates, Berry. Sheets. Groschelle, Walter. Williamson. Hamel. Major Burke, Major Lower, Captain Dornik Army Women ' s Basketball Season 1 Results Army 88 Upsala 47 Army 111 SUNY at New Paltz 39 Army 68 Dominican 42 Army 80 Catholic Univ. 73 Army 89 Manhattanville 64 Army 70 Dartmouth 56 Army 92 Molloy 43 Army 65 Northwestern 81 Army 72 Princeton 43 Army 62 Sacred Heart 47 Army 43 Indiana 39 Army 62 Scranton 66 Army 71 Marist 45 Army 80 Clark Univ. 51 Army 47 Yale 50 Army 67 St. Johns 51 Army 74 Trenton State 44 Army 80 Boston College 37 Army 81 Wagner 54 Army 41 Montclair State 66 Army 70 Immaculata 52 Army 80 C.W. Post 51 Army 89 Drew 38 Women ' s Sports vVomcn ' s Corps Squad Sports began to women ' s teams was laid this year. Army ' s name only a few. With the further admis- Jcvelop in 1978-79. While only one team potential powerhouses include women ' s sion of more women, these teams should lad established itself, Women ' s Basket- lacrosse, swimming, tennis, and skiing, to begin to take shape, sail, the foundations for future strong 315 Army swimming had a superb year in 1978-78, finishing 11-2, and placing third in the Eastern Seaboard Championships. Destroying the Middies of the Naval Aca- demy 64-48, Army showed strong perfor- mances at all competitions this season. Captained by Chris Prinslow, the Black Knights were coached by Mr. Jack Ryan. One individual for Army also managed to qualify for the NCAA Championships. Koji Nishimura, who was also named to the All-East Team, shattered records in the 100 meter breaststrokc. While the team ' s success was due to the combined efforts of the entire squad, individuals such as Robbie Ruck, Brad Brown, Bill Hein, and Bill McCarty provided the additional impetus to make this a top season for Army. Army Swimming Season Results Army 61 Syracuse 52 Army 67 Cornell 46 Army 42 Harvard 71 Army 67 Rutgers 46 Army 39 Princeton 74 Army 72 Yale 41 Army 62 Columbia 51 Army 73 LaSalle 39 Army 70 Dartmouth 43 Army 79 Villanova 34 Army 84 Pennsylvania 29 Army 72 Brown 41 Army 67 Navy 46 Eastern Sea board Championships- 3rd Place iiiiiiiiiiiiiii - -li - f N % M -f iggigiiiiiiii 4 %. 1 ilillillll — I III dllkdkkiikilh V ' ■ ' w - % v M M . .Mx. r tf; 4. ♦ ' - . V J rw ' •, Top: Frank Riott shows perfect form from the three meter board. Above: Front Row: Soriano. Schau- mann. Carlson, Riott, Dehaven, Buning; Second Row: Stoy, Nishimura, Klingele, Lcgarc, Janze, Machardy, Hein. Gerstcin, Wilhelm, Delaney. Brown; Back Row: Coach Hooper, Coach Ryan, CPT Heesch. Morgan. Martin, Carson. Gladura, Prinslow, Taurides. Garmany, Ruck. Lattimer, LT Ward. Dodson. Coach Spangler; Opposite Top: Chris Prinslow and Dean Bowdcn (lanes 5 and 3) 316 leap off in a race during Army ' s anhilation of Navy. Opposite Middle Left: Brad Brown pulls for the finish in the Butterfly Opposite Middle Right and Bottom: Coach Jack Ryan has been one of the na- tion ' s top swimming coaches for many years. Black Knights Drown Middies Black Knights Sweep Sectionals At M.I.T. Don Towers. Jerry Matson, John Miller, and Lou Ande. ' son fire for effect. Army Pistol continued its winning tradi- tion during the 1978-79 season. Winning all but one match, the Black Knights finest performance came at the Sec- tionals at M.I.T, Sweeping all opponents aside, the Army shooters had the added pleasure of whipping the Air Force Acad- emy Team. Under the coaching of SFC Smith, the Army Squad produced four All- Americans. Team Captain Lou Anderson, combined with Jerry Matson, Ron Hump- hries, and John Miller to attain this highly coveted recognition. MkMV« Standing: SGT McClellan. Aguilar, Gerouac, Rassalt. Hale Towers, Miller, Anderson, Mathis, MAJ Moakley Kneeling: Hornack, Lee. Antainnes, Humphreys, Lemauk, Matson, Nesset. 319 Indoor Track Army Indoor Track had one of its finest seasons ever in 1978-79. Winning all ten of its competitions, the Black Knights climaxed a superb seasi.- i by routing Navy 87-48. Runners such as Mike Willis, undefeated and Heptagonal champion in the 55-meter hurdles, John Enright, a third place finisher in the 3000 meters in the Heptagonals, and Team Captain, Lloyd Darlington, a powerhouse in the 440-meter run, led Amy to its outstand- ing third place in the Heptagonals. Strong men, Dwayne Fuller, Heptagonal cham- pion in the shot put, and Ed Weinberg, a consistently strong 30-lb. weight throw- er, provided Army with extremely high scores throughout the season in field events. Coached by Mr. John Randolph, the Black Knights swept to victory after victory because of such stars as Joe Baker, second in the Heptagonals in the 1500-meter run, Gary Harper, second in the Heptagonals in the 800-meter run and Andy Marker, second in the Hep- tagonals in the pole vault. 320 Front Row: CPT Forsythe, Coach Alitz. CPT Hoffman, Coach Randolph, Coach Haynes, CPT WaNis, SP 4 True. MAJ Alger; Second Row: Shanahan. Liberatorc, Johnson, Driessnack, Fuller, Darlington. Willis. Hooper, Peterson. Stroud, Wolf, Payne. Third Row: Hopper. Daly, Digesu, Laney, Gongaware, Parrish, Mitchell, Hill, Bryant, Madsen, Clifford; Fourth Row: Bolus, Baker, Grogan, Arriola, Fahnestock. Cook, Wiseman. Patterson, Weinberg, Moratz. Clapp, Grady; Fifth Row: Richardson, Palumbo, Martin, Hubbard, Clayborne, Bland, Hanson, Porter, Delahoussave, Thibo- deau. Hall; Sixth Rour: Enright, McGarry, Shanahan. Evans. Thie. Reichelt. Camp- bell, Blow. Watsek, Magerkurth; Seventh Row: Gallagher, McCormick. Amcy, Wil mer. Gates. Hoss, Jaschen. Vera. Thomas, Ellington; Eighth Row: Wilson, Scott. Bri ton. Loeffler, Bauder. Mahoney. Rcssler, Keith, Kreider; Ninth Row: Pendleton. Morse, Rutherford, Nickola, Podsadecki, Langhauser; Tenth Row: Wuchte. Noll, Shultis. Sweeney, Gugino, Hayden, Jones, Williams, Eleventh Row: Caldwell, Mob ley. Elmore, Lobdell. Wartski, Friedman, Rafferty, Dukes. Schozer Opposite Top: ndy Matsen clears the bar for a successful vault. Opposite Left: Coach Randolph vatches his team win another meet. Opposite Right: Bill Parrish makes high jump- ng look easy. Right: Gary Hopper is congratulated after winning a race. Army Tracl Season Results 1 Army 90 Connecticut 61 Army 90 New Hampshire 19 Army 88 CW Post 34 Army 88 Seton Hall 48 Army 95 Adelphi 41 Army 95 Fairleigh Dickinson 44 Army 72 Manhattan 64 Army 77 Cornell 59 Army 88 Harvard 47 Army 87 Navy 48 Heptagonals- 3rd Place 1 321 Fencing Team — A Credible Performance The Army fencing team was credible not incredible. The season was marked by the outstanding performance of a few individuals. The team Captain, Joe Reed, was voted the NCAA ' s " Saber Fencer of the Year " after his superb performance in the NCAA ' s. Under the coaching of CPT Edelen, CPT Kendall, and MAJ Ronark, individuals such as Al Starkie and Bill Schneider provided Army with con- sistently strong performances. Although the team finished the year with a 4-7 rec- ord, the outstanding efforts of the team managed to bring the USMA a great deal of honor and national attention in the sport of fencing. Top Left: Joe Reed (left) shows Mike Cadel a tech- nique for scoring. Above Left: John Quails parries a thrust by Chris Beam Above Middle: Al Starkie prepares for the kill against an opponent. Above: Joe Reed was the captain of the 1978-79 Army Fenc ing Team. First Row; Starke, Baker, Kalish, Kautz, Eliese, Johnson, Delgiorno, Buc, Almore, Second Row: Polo, Candelore, Bello. Polo. Hawkes, Wil- liams, Tullo. Baham. Smith. Gates; Third Row: Roller, Henry, Ryan, Klingel. Eisele, Cardinal, Dulin, Cafero, Wong. Fourth Row: Hobbs. Cadle. Beam, Dowling. Reed. LTC Fredericks. LTC Gennero, CPT Kendall. CPT Edelen, Schneider, Johnston, Green, Boltz. Fuller 322 Right: Joe Reed scores with a flying strike on Lennie Wong Bottom: Mike Cadle (left) and Joe Reed demonstrate fencing techniques for other team members. Army Fencing Season Results Army 13 William Patterson 14 Army 15 Harvard 12 Army 17 St. Johns 10 Army 9 Penn State 18 Army 12 Columbia 15 Army 13 NYU 14 Army 9 Yale 18 Army 11 Princeton 16 Army 15 Cornell 12 Army 21 Dartmouth 6 Army 10 Navy 17 323 First Row: Coleman. Palzer, Masi. Poulia. Rushton; Second Row: Taught, McDonald, Kavenough, Graham. Hagg; Third Row: Coach Pifer. Sims, Buck. Jeurgons, Wagner. Coach Alitz Wrestling Black Knight Wrestling developed into a top team in 1978-79. In a major upset, Army pinned Princeton to its first loss inii 32 matches, 28-12. Coached by Mr. Ron ' i Pifer, Black Knights Ross Faught, Markil Sims, Steve Ruck, and Mike Kavanaugh were key leaders in Army ' s development throughout the season. Freshman Mark Palmer swept many individual honors in- cluding fourth place in the Eastern Col- legiate Wrestling Tournament and was at one point during the season ranked seventh in the nation. In Army ' s first winning season in four years, the key in- gredient of leadership was provided by, Team Captain Tom Coleman, one of Army ' s most consistent wrestlers. Army Wrestlers Season Results Army 9 Cornell 28 Lafayette Tournament • 2nd Place Army 19 Yale 18 Army 28 Princeton 13 Army 7 Trenton State 31 Army 29 Massachusetts Maritime 6 Army 13 Rutgers 28 Army 18 Massachusetts 24 Army 27 Colgate 12 Army 33 Pennsylvania 11 Army 20 Lafayette 13 Army 22 Columbia 15 Army 17 Temple 26 Army 25 Springfield 18 Army 36 Rider 14 Army 6 Lehigh 35 Army 38 N.Y. State Maritime 6 Army 36 U.S. Coast Guard 9 Army 16 Maryland 25 Army 3 Navy 35 Eastern Tournament - 12th Place Above Left: Vince Mazi positions himself before taking down an opponent. Above: Stt?ve Buck breaks an opponent down. The 1978-79 Army Ski Team had a top year, qualifying for the Western Division II Championships. Led by Team Captain John McDonald, the Black Knights were coached by Mr. Howard Rosseau, who was named coach of the year by the East- ern Ski Association Coaches. Elliot Gruncr and Jim Arsenault were Army ' s top com- peitiors in Cross Country events while John McDonald, Todd Semonite, and Todd Ostheller were the Black Knight ' s best in Alpine events. Ostheller and Ar- senault also won individual recognition by being named to the 2nd Team All-East Squad. Left: Todd Semonite races past a gate. Far Left: Heidi Mauk was one of the many women on the Army ski team Army Skiing Season Results Alfred-Buffalo 3rd Place Colgate-Cornell 2nd Place EISA Division II Championships 8th Place R.P.I. 2nd Place Sitting: McBnde, Williams. McDonald, Johannson Ostheller. Hetherington. Didonato, Semonite. Mcssingcr, Anthony, Ryan. Standing: COL Strozier. Pfluke, Kildow. Girardin. Enksen, Dodge. Gruner. McDonald, Ar- senault. Strong, Pfenning, Reitinger, Craig. Sherwood, Leidal, Mauk, Mann, MAJ Puffer Ski Club 325 Front Row: Garza, Hutchins, Szarcnski; Back Row: Pickens, Coach Hamill Schneider Rifle Team Breaks Records F Army Rifle Season Results Army 2247 St. Johns 2165 Army 2790 77th ARCOM 2420 Norwhich Invitational - Ist Place i , Army 2786 William and Mary 2675 ■ Army 2786 V.M.I. 2678 Army 2247 St. Peters 2055 Army 2247 Cornell 2085 ■ 1 Army 2247 Dartmouth 2079 Army 2811 RMC 2440 m Army 2248 M.I.T. 2179 Army 2248 Norwich 2121 V- Army 2792 Pcnn State 2674 Army 2792 Indian Univ. Of Pa. 2629 Army 5624 Navy 5634 Sectionals - 1st Place Above Middle Right, and Far Right: Team Cap- tain Dan Szarenski ' s consistent superb shooting won him AllAmerican honors- Above Far Right: Mem- bers of the team pose around a team trophy. Army rifle had a phenomenal season in 1978-79, breaking records for team shoot- ing and individual shooting. Under the leadership of Team Captain Dan Szar- enski. Army set a new four man Team score in both Rifle and Air Rifle at the Sectionals, while several individual rec- ords were also broken. Coached by MSG Hamil, the consistency and improvement of Rock Kelly and Paul Harwig were es- sential assets of the Army squad. With the added depth of Bill Schneider and Bob Ja- cobs, the Black Knights established them- selves as an East Coast powerhouse. 326 Army Squash Team Sixth In Nation Squash proved to be one of Army ' s strong- er winter sports of 1978-79. Coached by Mr. Paul Assaiante, the Black Knights fin- ished the season ranked sixth in the na- tion. With key players such as Scott Snook, Dan Kelley, and Joe Martz the Army Team ' s play became more and more consistent. Team Captain Tracy Free- man ' s top performance combined with Will Harrison ' s and Al Nelwan ' s consis- tency were enough to help Army to re- bound from its loss to Navy and defeat Trinity, in the season finale. CPT Mike Landrum and MAJ Mike Horstman were also key to the Black Knights, providing the team with leadership on and off the court First Row: CPT Landrum, Navas, Davis, Lanier, Freeman, Martz, Locl row, Hernandez, CPT Can- trell, MAJ Horstman; Second Row: MAJ Hixson, Sherret, Berl off. Stratis. Nelwan, Harrison, Drumm, McConville, Yoengert, Coach Asiente . Bottom: Bob Davis returns a sho t. Army Squash Season Results Army 9 Franklin and Marshall Army 8 Wesleyan 1 Army 7 Fordham 2 Army Harvard 9 Army 8 M.I.T. 1 Army 9 Columbia Army Princeton 9 Army 6 Hobart 3 Army 8 Rochester 1 Army 9 Cornell Army Pennsylvania 9 Army 6 Dartmouth 3 Army 1 Yale 8 Army 3 Williams 6 Army 4 Tufts College 5 Army 9 Hamilton Army 6 SUNY-Stony Brook 3 Army 2 Navy 7 Army 5 Trinity .4 Nationals - 12th Place Black Knights Gymnastics Team 14-1 Sinks Navy Fifth Year In A Row. Army Gymnastics Season Results Army Cornell Open 2nd Place Army 200.00 Long Island Univ. 149.20 Army 202.20 Univ. Of Massachusetts 192.10 Army 191.70 Boston State College 174.05 Army 198.30 Yale 180.20 Army 202.30 Temple 199.85 Army 205.65 Springfield College 196.35 Army 207.30 Syracuse 205.40 Army 204.50 East Strousbourg 154.00 Army 204.50 Cortland College 191.40 Army 204.50 Lowell University 176.00 Army 204.50 Suffolk C.C. 124.80 Army 204.50 Farmingdale State 191.00 Army 206.30 Southern Connecticut 217.55 Army 210.10 Navy 199.90 Army 181.00 Cornell 173.65 The Army Gymnastic Team swept to one of their best years ever in the 1978-79 sea- son. Led by Team Captain Bob Caliva, the Black Knights finished with a 14-1 record, the best since 1962. Strong teamwork proved to be the key as Army ' s season was capped by the fifth consecutive, an- nual sinking of Navy and the first Black Knight win over Temple in six years. Chris Dowling, Chuck Horn, Dave Bellows, and Jay Gilbert wer e Army ' s strongpoints, as they led the Black Knights in the All- Around competition. This superb season ended with Army rolling to a second place in the NCAA Regionals at Louisianna State University. 328 Left: First Row: Chase, Gilbert, Horn, Mudlo, Bradley, Collela, Caliva, Rhynedance, Averill: Second Row: Cho, Bellows, Francis, Struven, Turner, McManus, Ooka. Smith. Ferrando, Bowling; Third Row: CPT Toland, Coach Crossley, Coach Butler, Johnson, Farwell, Marcenkus, Adams, Fulton, O ' Conner, Daly, Reeves, Shubert, Pratt, CPT Lash, Coach Boulrice Top Left: John Turner per- forming a high bar routine. Top Right: Marty Shubert executes leg circles on the pommel horse. Bottom Left: Chuck Horn walking on the parrallel bars Bottom Right: Paul Struven attempts one of the most difficult of feats. The Iron Cross, Opposite: Marty Shubert attempting leg scissors on the pommel horse. 329 The Army Hockey Team had a rebuilding year in 1978-79 season. Plagued with in- juries throughout the season, the team finished with a disappointing 7-20. How- ever, the Black Knights managed to rally to a 13-4 victory over arch-rival, the Royal Military College of Canada. Led by Team Captain Kenny Hawes, the Black Knights produced several top players, including Toby Lyon and Brian Concannon. Coached by Jack Riley, the Army Team, was completed with Dan Dorsey, Brenden Flannigan, and top assist man Tom Knowlton. Army Hockey Season Results Army 5 Norwich 6 Army 1 Princeton 8 Army 5 Union Army 6 Bryant 5 Army 10 Massachusetts 5 Army 2 New England 6 Army 4 Connecticut 5 Army 5 Cortland College 3 Army 2 Bridgewater 5 Army 3 St. Nicks 10 Army 5 Norwich 6 Army 3 AIC 6 Army 3 Williams 6 Army 1 Oswego 4 Army 12 RMC 4 Army Salem 6 Army 6 CMR 8 Army 6 CMR 7 Army 2 Boston College 6 Army 6 St. Anselms 4 Army 5 Lowell 13 Army 2 Plattsburg 5 Army 2 Elmira 13 Army 2 New Haven 5 Army 2 Babson 5 Army 4 Farmingham 8 Army 1 Holy Cross 12 Army 5 Hamilton 3 Army Hockey HPI B Bo} . j S PP ' r Bf I P|j||tt ft jV! r JBht " ' . B|5 P« «au W MUl MS IPa g. ' ' |fe Left: Front Row: Bradley, Digiauanni, Pyng, Keat ing, Duffey, Kimata; Second Row: Digennero. But ler, Hawes, Murrett. Rost, Dorsey, Coach Riley Third Row: Coach Hoar. Coach Tighe. LeBlanc O ' Connell, Collier. Hazlett. Graham. Giovanicci Back Row: Allard. Negley, Falk, Knowlton Schroeder. Glenn. Concannon Opposite Top Left Ken Howes steals the puck from a Boston College attacker. Top Left: Frank Keating is congratulated after having scored Top Right: Bruce Graham takes the puck from two RMC attackers. Above: The entire team congratulates Dan Dorsey for having played another top game Above Right: Mark Schroeder fights for the puck behind the net. Right: Bruce Graham fights with a Boston College attacker for the puck. 331 s- " " " " irrrfia SPRING SPORTS Army Lacrosse Team 9-3 r ■MIBiiir.. gg 1 1 1 U : - ' J 1 R IksF 1 1 li Top; Dave Reeves fakes out an opponent just be- fore shooting. Left Middle: Mark Hanson checks an opponent. Middle Right: The all powerful Coach Edell. Above: Joe Fetzer runs by a Ho fstra op- ponent. Right: Roger Wieland unleashes a shot. Top. Left, and Above: Dave Reeves was one of the powerhouses in the Black Knight offense. Middle: The Army offense goes into action. 335 I Top: Bob Clune leaps for loose ball as Harry Jack- son comes up to assist against Air Force Above: Mark Albe with ball races past an Air Force defender as Billy Sardella trails tfie play. Left: Mark Hanson faces off as Bob Henry in foreground watches the play -lf ' : ' ' ' V m €s 4 s n i- VS ' a Si.Ai « » ' r» ?? I »17 i A Jr ' W i «r U ' ,i:. A n.l Army Lacrosse Season Results Army 13 C.W. Post 7 Army 7 Penn. 5 Army 13 Rutgers 2 Army 10 Hofstra 8 Army 13 Yale 5 Army 7 Johns Hopkins 12 Army 12 Bucknell 8 Army 14 Air Force 4 Army 14 Connecticut 4 Army 5 Massachusetts 8 Army 9 Navy 10 Army 17 Penn State 7 Top Left: Dave Reeves and Harry Jackson set up a scoring play Top Right: Mark Hansen and Nick DiLauria bring the ball down the field. Above: First Row: Witzerman, Coach Finlay, Clune, Johnson. Kuber. Endres, McGory, Reeves, Henry. Hildebrandt. O ' Donnell, Webb, Margraves; Second Row: Fukuda. Doctor Curl, Sardella. Dionne. Lambert. Martin, Fetzcr, Grey, Ma- zer, Hanson, DiLauria, Neubert, McGibbon, Coach Baldin, Leever, Coach Edell; Third Row: Bock, Coach Tiller, Blackwell, Hamill, Hennigar, Moss. Wieland. Pechota, Lux. Farnham, McGibbon, Jackson, Albe, Dahl, Coach Slofkosky, Coach Carasi 337 tt « f Lacrosse proved to be one of Army ' s best sports during the 1978-79 year. Romping to a 10-3 record, the Black Knights were nationally-ranked throughout the year, fin- ishing sixth. Coached by Mr. Dick Edell, the Black Knights produced several superb players including four All-Americans. Key defensemen Nick DcLauria and Roger Wieland along with Goalie Kevin McGib- bon and attackman Joe Fetzer all attained All-American recognition. Along with Team Captain Mike Grey, Plebe Artie Lux, and Attackman Dave Reeves, Army produced one of the most formidible squads in the nation. Although the team fell to Navy by a single goal in a hotly- contested battle, the Black Knights cap- ped a fine season with their upset victory over then fifth-ranked Rutgers. j t Top Left: Mark Albe captures the ball Left: Tom . O ' Donnell checks an attackman. Below: Roger Wie- land prepares to cover a loose ball Bottom: Jimmy McGorry shoots on net. Top Right: Dave Reeves and Bobby Clune in pursuit. Bottom Right: Jimmy McGorry readies a shot against Air Force MMMHIB inan — . . . ' " Y » ■ — r-T- ■n y - 1 -r-» — ▼ V -» S T r • 1 « t » — W — ■ ■.!■ ' « ' »■ IT » " ' IW : g :: , ii 339 Baseball Team Wins Most Gaines Ever Army Baseball had one of its best sea- sons ever in 1979, winning the most games of any Army baseball team ever. Led by Team Captain Paul Taylor, who tied an Army career record of stolen bases of 23, the Black Knights used Chuck Johnston and Jeff Wright to guide their pitching staffs throughout the season. John Towcy ' s and Bob Avey ' s consistent play under the coaching of Bill Permakoff, helped produce a top season for Army. While the season had many ups and downs, the high point of the year came in early season with Army placing third at the National Collegiate Baseball Tourna- ment at Riverside, California. ■ ' i ■■ r ?r ! Left: Kevin Staramara, Stu Whitfield and K K. Chin talk it over Below: Dave Toth takes an out- side pitch for a ball Below Left: Tom Rader bears down. Army Baseball Season Results Army 6 Oral Roberts 5 Army Southern California (Exhib) 17 Army Seattle 4 Army 9 Univ. California-Riverside 13 Army 9 Bringham Young 12 Army 4 Oregon 3 Army 6 Maine 2 Army 12 Indiana 10 Army 8 St. Peters Army 6 St. Francis 15 Army 5 lona 4 Army 3 Seton Hall 4 Army 2 Manhattan 8 Army 8 Rutgers 6 Army 3 Columbia 5 Army 9 Pennsylvania 4 Army 17 Pennsylvania 4 Army 10 Wagner 3 Army 4 Villanova 9 Army NY Mets (Exhib) 19 Army 11 Yale 9 Army 4 Brown 2 Army 8 Brown 5 Army 7 John Jay Army 2 Cornell 6 Army Cornell 8 Army 5 St. John ' s 2 Army 4 Fordham 5 Army Navy 22 Army 5 Princeton 4 Army 7 Lafayette 15 Army 7 Pace 8 Army 8 Dartmouth 5 Army Harvard 7 Army 2 Harvard 6 Army 13 Bucknell 7 341 Top Left: Nice catch Dave ' Top Right: Craig Jones against the Mets, Left: Above: Jeff Wright fires a hard one. Ebel waits to take his cut. 342 TJJ . f Tpor ' ' ife First Row Avey Westfield Towey, Taylor, Wright. Jo hnston, Ebel. Second Row: Borett,, Sch.effer, Stra- Top Left: Paul Divis anticipates the p.ckoff Top mara. Whittfield, Matthews, Jones, Brudzynski, Towey; Third Row: Domb,, Samec. Trainor, Rader, Bagwell, Right: Dugout camaraderie? Chinn, Otterstedt; Fourth Row: Mr True, Coach Callaghan, Morris, Toth, Divis, Bruduig, Coach Permakoff, Coach Smith 343 Golf Team 21-0 Season The Army Golf Team swept to a perfect 21-0 record in 1979. Finishing third in the Eastern District II Championships, the Black Knights also whipped Navy by 1 1 strokes. The team was led by Team Cap- tain Chuck King and Seniors Len Collyer and Gerry Drago. Bob Doering won Hon- orable Mention Ail-American Honors and the consistent ply of Joe Louder and Marty Smith helped Army throughout the season. Coached by Mr. David Yates, the Black Knights had their best season ever. Below: Bob Doering lines up a putt. Right; Mario Rameriz, Lynn Collyer and Chuck King walk back to the club house. Bottom Left: Lynn Collier prepares to tee off Middle: Mario Rameriz tries to follow his shot- Bottom Right: Joe Louder tees off. r 1 i0 Front Row: Matuscak. Galing, King, Hurcy, Doering, Drago; Back Row: LTC Temple, Dauis, Louder, Coll- yar, Rapone, Waziniyak. Smith. Lessel. Coach Yatcs- Army Golf Season Results Army 395 Westchester 409 Army 395 Bucknell 397 Army 395 Princeton 409 Army 395 St. Johns 397 Army 401 Boston College 416 Army 401 Lowell College 425 Army 396 Connecticut Univ. 408 Army 378 Hofstra 405 Army 378 Brown 406 Army 378 Columbia 402 Army 378 Pennsylvania 391 Army 378 Cornell 403 Army 378 Rutgers 383 Army 378 Southern Calif. 389 Army 378 Manhatten 410 Army 363 Navy 374 Army 368 Fairleigh Dickinson 418 Army 368 Fordham 431 Army 368 USMMA 448 Army 368 Ramapo 388 Army 368 Pace College 420 pFP Middle Right: Paul Davis works with the practice net. Above: Mario Ra- mirez marks his ball Middle Left: Approach shot to the green. 345 Outdoor Track Below: Bill Parnsh rolls over the bar Below Right: Mike Bolus in an easy finish. Bottom Left: Steve Dwyer flings the spear Bottom Right: KC Jones leads Princeton around the curve. Army Outdoor Track Season Results Army 133 Yale 30 Army 81 Navy 82 Army 3rd Place in Heptaganols Army 118 Princeton 45 346 Left: Tim Clapp vaults over Below: Wayne Peterson coiled for the jump. Bottom Left; Terry Mitchell arches to clear the bar. Bottom Right: Rick Hayden and Lloyd Darlington sprint to the finish. The Army Track Team roared to third place In the Heptagonal Championships in 1979. Four cadets won first place in their events, with Joe Baker winning the 1500 meter race, Mike Grogan winning the 10,000 meter race, John Enright winning the 5,000 meter race, and Steve Kreider winning and setting a new Heptagonal javelen throw record. Marshall Keith and Steve Kreider also qualified for the Na- tionals in the javelen throw. Under the coaching of John Randolph, the Black Knight leaders were Team Captain Mike Willis and Shot-putter Dwaync Fuller. 347 Above: Women ' s tennis got its start in 1979. Above Right: Kevin Williams, team captain, received All- American honors this year. Right: A! Nelwan un- leashes a serve. Right Middle; Jim Becker lobs a return. Army Tennis had its first winning season in five years in 1979. Finishing 12-9, the team was led by Ail-American Kevin Wil- liams. With a powerful duo of John Zele- nick and Scott Peters, the Black Knight ' s season was climaxed by a upset triumph over highly vaunted Brown. Army Tennis Winning Season H ' ItHH iH-H B fe M 348 Army Tennis Season Results Army 7 Wesleyan 2 Army 8 Rochester Army 8 Williams 1 Army 1 Columbia 8 Army 1 Pennsylvania 8 Army 8 Rutgers 1 Army 9 E. Stroudsburg Army Yale 9 Army 4 Brown 5 Army 6 C.W. Post 3 Army 7 lona 2 Army 3 Cornell 6 Army 6 Trinity 3 Army 8 Fordham 1 Army 2 Navy 7 Army Princeton 9 Army 8 Stony Brook 1 Army 7 Albany 2 Army 4 Dartmouth 5 Army Harvard 6 Middle Left: Al Ntlwan returns a serve with a backhand shot Below: This year, for the first time, women ' s tennis emerged as a Corps Squad sport. Front Row: Beclser. Nelwan, Todd, Peters, Williams, Wright, Zeljeznjak, Alexander, Coach Assaiante; Back Row: Patrick. LTC Burdett, Waldeck, Trear, Milat, Willis, Lanier. Medoff 349 Army Sports - Moments Of Excitement nui MM 1 H H II 1 ir f § Michael Gcarty aii l MieliacI Kallniaii, E lit«»r The Smiling Stops Here R-Day - wish you were here. July 7, 1975 is one day which will forever burn brightly in the minds of one particular group of then shell-shocked individuals. And burn we did - in more ways than one. The local atmosphere on that first day provided for a very warm reception to the wonder- ful ways of West Point, especially when it came to the peculiar little things the welcoming com- mittee said and did, like " DROP YOUR BAGS, MISTER. " " Huh? " " DROP YOUR BAGS, MISTER. " " Oh. " (Sets them down gently) And we all know the story from there. But there was more - much more. Shock. Confusion. Fear of the Unknown. And a desperate need of escape. (Wish I could quietly melt into the hot black asphalt right now) Not to mention, of course, the unmistakable feeling of being watched by more than one pair of eyes with every move we made. Throughout the melee of noise and confusion (what barber- shop?) we were see-lected, in- spected, and dee-tected but never nee-glected (thanx and a hat tip to Arlo G.) " Sir, New Cadet Tirebiter, first squad, second balloon reports to the sergeant as ordered first for the time being. " Or something like that. But no matter. Here we were and there they are. But where am I? Goodbye pork-pie hat and goodbye to all the other sweet spices of life that we chose to sacrifice for a new way of living Thoughts of family, friends, and the sane life gradually faded into oblivion as we applied ourselves to the shaky business of survival in a new and very demanding way of life as new cadets: PT and Gen- eral George S. Patton with a few encouraging words of wisdom in the dew-damp early morn ' , follow- ed by a mad rush of flying fatigues, and a shotgun breakfast (do they ever eat around here?). Bayonet training and a leisurely stroll up to Howze Field (cross over! not again?!), drill and manual, issue formations (itta fitta fine, mister, you like? You take it), lectures (and more lectures), mass athletics, foot marches (are we there yet?), and shine, memorize, shine, and mem- orize some more. These were all part of a complex process which we did not yet fully understand — the task at hand was more a matter of survival from day to day. Will it ever end? h - Beast was over, but the fun had just begun. Reorgy was no breeze, and the fire would grow. It finally did, and we all hiked out to Lake Frederick (via Camp Buck- ner and sign-toting yearlings) to celebrate. Of course, it was never really over, but things sure did go a lot easier for awhile, especially when we watched our fearless but slime-stricken squad leader pull himself out of the muck of beauti- ful Lake Frederick. Summer camp was over before we knew it, and the march back to West Point was filled with blisters and apprehen- sion of what evil monsters awaited us in regular letter companies (es- pecially with a presage of things to come from yearlings lining the streets of Buckner.) Perceptive individuals that we were, we found out pronto what was in store for the next eleven months (or at least for the four end- less days of Reorgy Week.) Class- mates in companies were known from marathon HURT sessions at Lake Frederick, but upperclass names and faces were a blur of who ' s who in our outfit and what ' s the name of that goofy four-eyed firstie who talks (and hazes) like he just lost four wisdom teeth that he never had in the first place? The gray cloud of academics loomed over us, however, language labs and the black death of MA 101 soon became a part of our daily routine. Head minute caller for a whole week? You gotta be kidding! Nope, we play for keeps now, and will the head minute caller see the First Sergeant at his table in the Mess Hall. All kidding aside, the s hit the fan that week, and we finally joined the Corps with the accep- tance parade. That night all hell broke loose and the memories of it still linger. Nevertheless, we were in. For what we were in remained to be seen. We saw soon enough. Immediately in fact. Reorgy Week somehow lapsed into the pandemic past, the weekend was over in a flash, and Academe loomed over ' 79 like an ominous black storm cloud. MA 101, (the black death?), take boards, and . . . yeah, this guy I have checked shoes, belts, and dressoffs Day 1 and warned us not to " borrow " his multi-colored chalk for " frivolous limestone expres- sions of ebullient school spirit all over Central Area . " Some wel- come! .- •»■ Some chose to ignore the impending doom, but the rigorous routine would eventually catch up to everyone. Adjustment to plebe life was tough for some; to others, a cake walk. Welcome? No one said it would be easy. That, friend, was obvious. Some of us cashed in right away on dividends from the First National Bank of Thayer. Others saw long- term yields as a long-term excuse for cashing in on a little (and some- times more than a little) extra rack and R ' n ' R. Whatever we did (or didn ' t do) in the classroom, foot- ball games, Corps Squad competi- tion, and our baptism into intra- murder provided new blisters and essential vents for the daily frustra- tions and trials of plebe life. Thanksgiving: Turlccy on the Hudson and more thoughts of home, but Navy wasn ' t long in coming. The city of Brotherly Love awaited us with open arms and we responded in a frantic frenzy of fun. Thanksgiving on the Hudson was a new and somewhat depressing experience. A light drizzle of grey rain didn ' t help much, and a tele- phone call to home may have made the situation worse. Yearlings (es- pecially degenerate area convicts) were quick to remind us that time passes (slower for some than others, they added), and that Navy ' s destruction and the City of Brotherly Love would somehow make up for lost time. Army lost. We didn ' t. It was an authorized horror show. The ride back was an incredible odyssey of no left turns unstoned. The OC attended to all casualties in a man- ner Florence Nightingale would have envied . . . maximum TLC, y ' understand. TOPPING OF THE WEEK J60AT MEAT " ' r - v USMIk ■ iPP ' » i Impatience grew as we anticipated Christmas. Life on the outside had never seemed so good. During that next long stretch, Christmas decorations (with due respect to the energy crunch) helped the days to slip by, and be- fore you could say " ROAD TRIP " we were out ' o ' here. Adios, rock and snow-bound highland home, for a little while, anyway, and let ' s cruise, amigos. And cruise we did, for two weeks of long-awaited fun, freedom, and other forgotten pleasures of life on the outside. But for one reason or another, most of us came back. Some didn ' t. Mountains of plowed snow in Cen- tral Area loomed over us, like the unknown threat of TEE ' S. Sedge- wick ' s spurs and Sanka pulled most of us through, though, and we waved good-bye to the January trip section. One semester down, with infinity and a butt to look forward to 100th Night was a welcome and shortlived change. Gloom somehow slid into sweet Spring and Plebe Parent Weekend left laundry de- livery and mail-carrying behind for more important things, such as drill and parades on a spongy plain that had obviously seen better days. The gray gloom somehow slid into sweet Spring and we traded in the black death for frisbee and football on the plain. Before we knew it, June was here and the men of ' 79 were plebes no more. Speaking of better days, Spring saw a fierce battle between frisbee and the Dean. The Black Death of MA 102 was no match for clear skies and the lush green grass of the plain. Sooner or later (sooner, in most cases) academics took its toll of the Top of the Line and the TEE monster once again reared its ugly head to harass the men of ' 79. The nose count ran tight between the library and sun decks scattered around campus, but we would not let a few golden opportunities to excel stand in the way of a few kicks, lots of good rays, and a hearty welcome to recognition and yearling brass. Mother McCree and Saints be praised, we made it! Upon the fields ofpenMy strife ' , are sown ihc seeds ihat.upon other f elds, on other daxjs.will bear thefiwts of Victoiy. General Douglas Madxtiliur Camp Buckner was the best summer of our lives. We packed twenty years of excitement into two short months. Camp Buckner. The very name conjures up wonderful visions of broiling I.T. sessions, freezing Recondo expeditions, and many, many big, bright red rocks down by the ole ' swimmin ' hole. And don ' t forget the lucious lerps and charred chickens (not exactly Purdue quality but it takes a tough chicken to make a tougher man, right, Frank?) Engineers was a blast (which way to Vaudeville?) when we weren ' t up to our ears in the mud of Lake Stillwell. FA (WHAT???) left us with an avid appreciation of charge-7 and ear plugs. Signal Corps training threw dubious light on the horrors of Juice of which we heard so much and hoped to avoid but never did. Armor and ADA at Ft. Knox was a good time for all. We quickly picked up on the fact that you didn ' t have to be a full-time tread- head to like trackin ' and truckin ' uphill, down dale, and over trees at 35 mph in 60 tons of Yankee in- genuity and Detroit iron. ADA and Vulcan firing was no turkey shoot either. From our first day in the woods, we learned the bare facts of what it was like to be wet, cold, alone and hungry. Once we got the hang of it though, the ranger game was like making mud pies. Back at Buckner, there was frisbee, football, queens, and beer (not nec- essarily in that order) on the fabu- lous sands of Popolopen Mountain Resort - later, the APFT and Buckner Stakes and, finally. Camp Illumination. The best summer of our lives? Undoubtedly the most different for ' 79, and in many re- spects the most rewarding. The bears and beasts of Buckner were safe once again from the conquer- ing yearlings, and we all hopped aboard east-bound lorries for a quick jaunt to the Hudson. Reorgy II- ' " Dean demands a rematch. " The Third Class are drilled, taught and trained. Welcome back for the recondo toughened yearlings. Strange new faces filled the ranks of ' 78 and ' 80 on either side of us, and we welcomed Reorgy Week in a different light than a year before. Eternal drill periods on the plain, however, reassured us that al- though some things change from time to time, some never change. Labor Day Weekend flashed by and unmercifully dumped an un- suspecting class of bright-eyed yearlings into the menacing clutches of Chemistry, Math, Physics and a host of other mouse- traps of Academe. Mousetraps? B.F. Skinner? By God, let ' s not for- get PL201 and the SOR Model, good buddy. After all, BS L class- room encounters have always been so intellectually stimulating and educationally enlightening. And my, Mrs. Cleaver, what a beauti- ful dress you ' re wearing today! By the way, is Wallace at home? The yearling syndrome, a deadly disease that traced to the well known phenomenon of " rackitis " soon took its horrible toll. Fighting the rack monster was a losing battle from the word go -especially during Physics and Chemistry; regardless, Einstein pulled us through. Home we weren ' t, but the bag and a well-used green quilt full of Z-gas was a pretty good substitute when all else failed. Getting to know an officer or noncom and their families through the sponsor program was certainly one of the best exper- iences we had as yearlings. It was also very gratifying, as many rela- tionships and warm friendships grew between cadets and sponsors. . ' ■. ' .., ? V ' — - w v: ' J sCr,i r y kf: ' ■ ' .-■,. - ' - -- .-y. : 3Hr FLIRTATION WALK ADMITTANCE BEYOND THIS POINT IS UNAUTHORIZED UNLESS ACCOMPANIED BY A CADET »v» ' 5- ' ■JJ » HK M H r ' ' H Sfi • K r 1 ?v s; ri h M. Xi - ' , - Yearling year opened new doors for the men of ' 79. The Grand Ballroom at Ike Hall, the restaurant booths, the game room and flirtie were welcomed and much used new authorizations. Indeed, we never had it so good. Small wonder, then, that attitudes strengthened and solidified one way or the other during " soph " year at Uncle Sam ' s Community College for ' 79. Carbon chains and the right-hand-rule took a back-seat to hallway hockey, wayward week- ends and occasional apathy. Blazers gave us the green light to shed our straightjackets (born of yesteryear but still worn presently) and hit the big-time at Ike Hall to become passion-struck and limp- hearted at the sight of such in- credible beauty gliding gracefully ' neath the elegant chandeliers. This, then, was a Saturday night at Ike in its full glory. We never had it so good. The completion of two long years at good old Uncles place on the Hudson left you with very definite ideas of West Point and life in general. Whether cynical and sarcastic of the petty rules and regulations, or deeply in awe of the unspoken magnificence of the whole thing, we gained a special and very singular insight into the demands and pressures of military life. And even time fer a few cold ones every now ' n ' then, b ' golly. A-yup! In any case, ' 77 soon cashed in their chips and we were Cows. Two down, two to go. Call it the half- way house, Harry, and slide into summer once more. v m t t-.-. ,- I Bik i$A. _ " t«p ' - E ' -ft — . . BB I .-ii ' VM V! -t -r S v,-, ' 1 I ■ «- s J Summer of ' 77; airborne, ranger, jungle, Nor-War, CTLT SERE. We suffered sweat strained but had a good ole tyme as cows. ' 79 took many different roads that summer. The beacons of Ft. Ben- ning beckoned to Airborne and Ranger hopefuls and promised a nice warm stay (somewhat longer for the latter than the former) in the wilds of Airborne Country, downtown Columbus, and the scenic Everglades. Mosquito spoken here? Plenty of ' em and many more down Panama way as our Jungle School experts will tes- tify (but please, boys, not in pub- lic!). Aurora Borealis and the pros- pect of a steady job washing dishes on the Alaska pipeline lured others to hijack a dogsled (complete with huskies and Eskimo guide) to the snow and glaciers of Northern War- fare. SERE provided a challenge to rational thinking if you enjoyed eating and drinking every now and then. Some of us filled slots as squad leaders in Beast and platoon leaders at Buckner. The rest of ' 79 put on their travelin ' shoes and lit out for the far reaches of the globe on leave, CTLT, and various foreign exchange programs. All in all, it was a very salty and seasoned ' 79 that funnelled back to Home- on-the Hudson that September. Shuffled And Committed We Were Buried In Academics, But That Did Not Stop Us. But hold on there just one min- ute, pardner. Home was no longer the same faces and same places. Scrambled and set adrift in the four winds before the Great Sum- mer Exodus, the men of ' 79 immed- iately stamped their mark on their new outfits. Not about to let a lit- tle switcheroo do us in, we stayed on top of things and settled in with satisfaction to join the profession of arms with the first academic class of the year (Pass the pen and where do I sign for two more years of self-inflicted insanity at bargain basement prices?) The initial onslaught of second class academics was, in a word, staggering. Physics, Fluids, Ther- mo, Solids, Law, and, at the top of everyone ' s (well . . . almost every- one) most unwanted list-yup, you got it, Bub-JUICE. Undaunted (but nuked and a little shaken) we pressed on to bigger and better things, like Hostess Office Cof- fee Call, and the very finest in cinematic productions (weeknight flicks, complete with the raunchy previews brought to you by AAFES) over at the ole movie house in dear beloved Thayer Hall. QUIIT PIEASE o o nvo oj Bf AT un Z - l ' COACH Liquid refreshment has a positive impact on our lives changing our perspective for the better. Cross-campus, Ike Hall offered new promise and many horror shows to come with the advent of brew a la 3.2 by the glass or pitcher if you dared to risk the experience of a liquid lobotomy. Things certainly took on different dimensions after a lively Saturday night of chasing Pepperment Schnapps and other sundry smuggled spirits with the golden suds of Ike Hall. Cold beer and hot nights at dear old Woops! Who would have ever believed it? Was the place actually beginning to open its gray heart and change with the times? Were we the eye-wit- nesses of history-in-the-making? Intramurder offered ' 79 a new twist that year. Some of us donned the duds of refs and officials, slipped a crackerjack whistle around our necks, and carried our importantcy clipboards to wherever the fields of friendly strife might have hap- pened to be. There we meditated, monitored, and made concerted ef- forts to control organized violence at its very best. We were, to quote a well-known phrase, in our finest hour. t. sooth night, the elusive day we all awaited was soon here. It was a major milestone in the long trek toward graduation. Ring weekend, not long after, made us proud ' ring knockers, " that ' s if our rings weren ' t attached to water pitchers. Well . . . hours we weren ' t counting yet, but 500th Night marked a wel- come milestone in our headlong four-year flight to that goal which still seemed a long way out in left field. Ring Weekend, without a doubt, brought things a whole lot closer, as all those present during ring presentations will agree. With a wee bit of Emerald City on our fingers, then, and a twinkle of the light at the end of proverbial tun- nel in our eyes, we ruled the roost as exalted Area Commandants and fumbled our way through pre-din- ner saber practices. 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First class summer meant responsibility During the summer of First Class Year, the adventures of ' 79 proved to be as rewarding as any experi- ences of the previous three years, either home or abroad (or other- wise unspecified locales). The lure of Airborne School and CTLT prov- ed to be irresistible for several of our finest, while others became in- volved in social work with Over- seas Exchange and Summer Intern Programs. Many of us hopped a fleet of Uncle Sam ' s Reliable Willys out that good ole ' 293 (Breaker 19, I ' m a ' lettin ' y ' all know a green bear just blew my doors off on the west- bound mountain stretch) to relive the vivid experiences of Camp Buckner. The rest of ' 79 sat tight right here on the Hudson to endure marathon CP T butcher-paper sessions prior to tackling the other side of Beast Barracks for the Class of ' 82. Strict discipline under the command of our favorite tanker (simplicity spo- ken here?) sometimes provoked questions as to whose Beast it real- ly was, and our patience was tried more than a few times in the midst of the summer heat. Flexibility was the word of the day, however, and we quickly adapted to changes from the top of the ladder, making for a very successful summer of Cadet Basic Training. Firsties: at last! Our final academic year begins. With the valuable experiences of summer training under our belt, we made a smooth transition into the Academic Year (for the last time, Father, Son, and Holy Dean will- ing). Some of us jumped right into leadership positions across the Corps. Others jumped right into their June Week wheels and lit out to find " faster horses, younger women, better whiskey and green- er pastures. " At least one of the latter pleasures could be easily found right here at home (home?- who said that?) down at the rip- roaring Firstie Club, and you could always smuggle in a pint of your particular brand of Irish gold (do 1 hear Jameson ' s?) if you took a likin ' to laughing and beltin ' boiler- makers. Few of us lost time in coming to re- gard Firstie coffee call as an almost religious experience (complete with the sacred sacrement caffein) and Grant Hall silently beckoned as the undisputed Mecca of potable joe and lively conversation. As a result our favorite academic pursuits such as " sosh " , art, and leadersleep often took a back seat to better times and many of us demonstrated strong promise toward winding up on the Dean ' s other list. .w J Spontaneous exuberant school spirit, football, tailgates and unleashed insanity at Navy. Mandatory attendance at football games initially took the competitive edge off school spirit, but ' 79 re- bounded with strong support for the Black Knights and the flounder- ing, flabbergasted Homer. (Tail- gate pre-game griming and prepar- ation undoubtedly helped to raise spirits in the home-crowd stands.) Undaunted by the crashing waves of water and the Purple People Eaters of Holy Cross, we crowned a Homecoming Queen and antici- pated better results in the upcom- ing battle with the Annapolis crowd. They never came- the bet- ter results, that is. Once again, however, spontaneous spirit spurt- ed throughout the Corps, led by ' 79, and the gray blues of defeat were zipped off the reveal thou- sands of goldshirted grandstand gladiators in a frantic frenzy of un- founded fanaticism. (Why, what ' s the meaning of this insipid out- burst of insolence? What in the name of Great Thayer ' s Ghost do they think they ' re doing???) And the 12th man- all 4200 of him- was in all his glory- a vivid memory of unleashed exuberance to all who witnessed it that sunny day in the City of Brotherly Love. The weeks before graduation slipped by. Except for our small but select con- tigent that kept the bumps level in Central Area, the weeks after Navy slipped by like the swift waters of the Hudson. Christmas leave beck- oned, and ' 79 answered dutifully to the call of two long-awaited weeks with family and friends. Thoroughly refreshed in the art of living (but soon to sink once more into the depths of Neanderthal mentality), we returned to Woops to grope and search for relief, respite, and rolaids under the bar- rage of finals once again. In one way or another, however, we remained intact for the most part. Many of us, in fact, actually entertained wistful thoughts of graduation at this pont. That in it- self was not too difficult, however, considering the herds of fast-talk- ing Philadelphia salesmen in green suits that gradually invaded the place, hawking anything and every- thing you could possibly imagine, to include a new kitchen sink en- semble for that lovely new Army wife. And there were other signs that the end was near. In 1979, the Golden Age of Computers eclipsed and obliterated forever the human drama of our branch choice lottery as we fed our lowly computer card offerings and our future lives into the great god DIGITRON-X9 and hoped for the best. Finally there was 100th night, teas and our final week for at least a few? J I • . « F ♦ • f 1 1 ■ JUNE WEEK 402 You arc subject to the progression of events . . . M .Jmkm.K ' For each of us there is one small moment in the passage of time. T V Vl V " : :r . ' . ' • . ' . ' ' -.V- . . Swearing in as Second Lieutenants in the United States Army 407 It stands out against the enveloping haze of experience. 406 You recall the work, the friendships, the accomplishments . . . The Honorable Charles W. Duncan, Jr., Deputy Secretary of State, principle speaker at graduation excerciscs. - " • t " " ' ' »«»»«, iJL. - ' a %■ V — ■fj f i . . . and you relive episodes you thought you had forgotten. ••- ' i ' ) 413 Cfr« P W¥ B A ffll Moe Well!V, E«litoi- BLAINE FIDLER AARON 1-2 New York Lieutenani From the fighting cocks of C-3 to the quill pads ol 1-2. Blaine has had a profound influence on his class mates. Through the glaciers of Northern Warfare tc his study habits in the library, he always strived foi the betterment of himself and his friends. He wil always be remembered for his kindness and profes sional attitude in all endeavors- Waterpolo 4.3. WILLIAM GREGORY ADAMS G-1 Washington Lieutenant You ' ve got to think high to rise, You ' ve got to be sure of yourself before You can ever win the prize. Life ' s battles don ' t always go To the stronger or faster man. But sooner or later the man who wins. Is the fellow who thinks he can. Wilsey Outlook German Language Club 4,3.2; Hop Committee 3.2,1. Aeronautics and Astronautics Club 4,3.2.1; CPRC 3.2,L KENT WAYNE ABERNATHY Dl Indiana Lieutenant Abs kept us all laughing with his jokes, impersona- tions, and impromptu announcements. A true lover. he broke many hearts along the way This Hoosier ' s basketball ability was only exceeded by his partying ability and gift of gab- A professional section marcher with Coffee Call 401 as his favorite subject. Kent was meticulous, professional, and a " deece " friend- Karate Club Cadet Act- ing Troupe 4,3.2.1; Fellowship of Christian Athletes 4.3.2; Scout- master ' s Council 4.3.2. JESSE THOMAS ACOSTA D-4 Texas Sergeant Jesse is the kind of guy that is hard to find {he ' s never in his room)! He ' s always there to help out and has that rare ki nd of personality that makes his friend- ship so valuable. This Texas Boy is gonna go far. no matter what he does in life. He will always be re- membered by " the boys. " Ring and Crest Committee 4,3,2.1, American Culture Seminar 2,1; Dialectic Society 4; Pointer Staff 4.3: Addic Council 4,3.2. WILLIAM DEAN ADAMS F-2 Florida Lieutenant " Beaner Bill " possessed a self-confidence and cool wit which won him the admiration of his friends. From Reorgy week head mail carrier through Airborne School, weekends at the Mount, and talking to a friend in the snow. Bill could always be counted on to be where the good times were. His friendship was invaluable. Karate Club 3.2,1; Russian Club 4.3: Dialectic Society 4.3.2; Out- door Sportsman Club 4. G THOMAS PAUL AEILLO G-4 Maryland Lieutenant T.P. came to us from the company that leads the corps, and he instilled his spirit into the guppies. With his ' 67 Coronet, two green girls, and OAO. T.P. could always be counted on as a loyal friend. Good luck in the only branch. FA Military Affairs Club 2.1; CHFC 4. 3. 2. 1 ; Portugese 4. 3; CIC Weapons Committee. MAC 1. MARC ISAAC ALDERMAN A-4 Virginia Sergeant Marc enjoys people. Whether for basketball, just talking, or a run to Grant Hall, he would be your buddy before anything — especially cracking the books. Not to detract from his scholarship, how- ever, he was always there with the " common sense " solution. We will always remember Marc as a real friend — generous with his time, " smiles, good- nature and thoughtful insight. When the Army needs a good man and the job done, Marc will be there: " . . . take me, take a soldier . . . " William Shakespeare Sunday School Teacher 4; German Club 4.3; Karate 2; Team fiand- ball Club L THOMAS JOSEPH ALFONSO E-2 New York Lieutenant For Four years Fonzic grappled with the Dean and the Tactical Department. Showing a flair (in his Sideburns) for the unexpected, Fonze could always be counted on to cook something up Life with him was an adventure in itself. He always found some way to steer through troubles with only minor dif- ficulties. Corps Squad Wrestling 4; White- water Canoe Club 3; Cement Canoe Seminar 3; Mountaineering Club 2.1; Ski Club 2.1. f ' . ' V MICHAEL ALIMPICH Michigan 1-3 THOMAS ALLEN ALLMON C-2 RICHARD F. AMBRUSTER I-l Lieutenant Ohio Lieutenant Pennsylvania Sergeant " Big Mike " came to West Point from Canton, Mich to dive headlong into the Goat ranks. It took little effort for him to move out. though, as he worked on academics between games of chess and backgam- mon. Originally from E-4, Mike brought to the 1-3 clan what seemed to be a quiet personality Those who knew him well, however, could see his great sense of humor, maturity and dependable friend- ship. Football 4; Cadet Acting Troupe 4. T.A was our resident disc-jockey. It must have been fun since he worked after taps. Noted for his good taste in music ... his other love was boxing. Tom was one of those people that everyone liked. He is a rare individual WKDT 4,3.2.1: Finance Forum 2. Rick is a Keystone state Kaydet right after our own hearts. If there was ever your basic fun-loving Amer- ican, where would he be from? Why, Southeastern Pennsylvania, of course. His insatiable desire for more horsepower and his rallying cries of " Brewdogs for all! " and " Great Gonzo " will always keep us oriented towards the lighter side of life. Gymnastics Team 4. jO ROBERT KOERNER AMSTER E-1 Ohio Sergeant Easygoing, with a smile for everyone, yet still a hard worker. Bob will go far. As each year passed he learned more and more of the good life; a green girl, the rack, a sweet snuggles, long weekends, and coffee call. Best known for the pullout, claiming it has been RD equal FC since yearling year A true Spartan. Fencing Team 4.3.2. KURT W. ANDERSEN-VIE D-3 Michigan Lieutenant Kurt proved he could oucrcome adversity. He turn- ed situations around that turned others away. His persistence and ingenuity become keys to success in all his endeavors, which include his extracurricular preoccupation with members of the fairer sex. Sailing Club 4.3: Glee Club 3.2. A JOEL MELVIN ANDERSON E-4 California Captain While most cadets invested their loans in a new car, Joel " Teddy Bear " went for the best sound system around. Ranger Anderson is definitely tops, both as a football player and a leader. Don ' t be suprised if he ends up leading the way in all of his endeavors. Joel ' s the man to look for. Football 4.3.1: Cadet Glee Club Fellowship of Christian Athletes 4.3.2,1. 418 J JEFFREY Maine MONTGOMERY AMES F-1 Captain If there ever was an ideal cadet, Jeff would be it. He valued those ideals of West Point others simply laughed at. Ever putting his all into academics and athletics. Jeff filled the shoes of the captains from " old " F-1 with ease- He always worked hard but was never too busy for a good time. Pistol Club 4.3: Pistol Team 4.3; Regimental Honor Representative 2.1. LOUIS ANDERSON Texas El Lieutenant Lou came from Texas just to sec what a real Yankee was like. Unlike most Texans. Lou was quiet and never punched dawgies. Hopefully. Lou will be re- membered for his pistol shooting and for the way he approcahed Cadet life in general. Pistol 4.3.2.(Captain) 1. West Point Flying Club 3.2. Cadet Band 4.3; Aeronautics and Astronautics Club 4.3.2; Pistol Club MARVIN PAUL ANDERSON E-2 Georgia Lieutenant M.P.. affectionately called " Grandpa " , walked through the four years at West Point with a certain air about him. The " Top Dog and Elder Statesman " was never at a loss for words. Because of his un- quenchable thirst the range of his Firebird never ex- ceeded 21 K " s. His wit. sarcasm and frequent battles with the Tac will never be forgotten. Scuba Club 4,3, Council 2. Human Relations I 1i " NEIL ANDRES Pennsylvania C-1 Captain Neil ' s existence at West Point resembled closely that of JekyI! and Hyde. Little did we know that mild- manncrcd, blue-eyed boy was a secret rum runner for the Tac. During the week, Neil would quietly contri- bute his academic and athletic talents to the com- pany But, on the weekend " the Squealer " meta- morphosed into a wild and cra2y guy. Dialectic Society 4.2.1; Rugy Club 2.1. Outdoors Sportsmans Club 4.1. If 1 Pq ) . 4M h ' k — --«;» ' == OJl „i._ JAMES ALBERT ANGELOSANTE A-2 Maine Sergeant As " Bullet " or " Angel " (don ' t believe the latter}. Jim made a definite impression on all who had the pleasure of meeting him. The man who couldn ' t stop a smile in the midst of the worst. He may have lost a Saturday, but he will never lose his ability to make friends or the admiration or respect of his classmates. ADDIC Council 4.3 (Vice Presi- dent): Goat Engineer Football 3. DEAN WILLIAM ANKER E-1 Michigan Sergeant Dean was the master of the understatement. Re- member when the United States recognized China? Well. Dean was the one who wrote his firstie " sosh " paper proving why they wouldn ' t! He always had a smile for everyone (unless you were a plebe) and was willing to help all with their problems — " Hey Mister, you only have two more tries, then you ' re roasted " Good luck with the big tubes. Debate Catholic Sunday School 2,1: Theatre Support Group 2,1: Magic Club 2.1; Chess Club 4: Class Committee 4.3.2. L DOUGLAS PAUL ANSON H-4 New York Captain Doug is a great guy, even if he is from New York. His ability to get along with people is exceeded only by his academic prowess. The only thing that will be faster than his rise to the top will be that black Trans-Am of his going down the highway. Class Committee Chinese Language Club 4,3: Fine Arts Forum 2,1: Goat Engineer Foot- ball 2 ■ O STEPHEN ANTHONY ARATA B-2 Pennsylvania Lieutenant Steve came to Woops from Upper Dailey and the hallowed halls of Bonner. He became a friend to all and especially those in Beta House. He was al- ways willing to help a friend and he taught us all a lesson. We will never forget his Army-Navy parties, and he will be a great asset to any branch he chooses. Cross-Country 4: Track 4: Catholic Chapel Choir 4: German Club 4.3. HARRY M. GWYNN ARGO 1-2 THOMAS ARMSTRONG Virginia Lieutenent California F-1 Sergeant From the development of new music during studies to the ability of finding a good time anywhere, any- time, Harry will always be remembered for his daring exploits throughout his four years. He will remain the man of wisdom in a clutch and is destined to be anything he wants to be. Water Polo 4,3,2: SCUSA 4,3.2. Getting any job done was no problem for " Arm, " a loyal friend who kept the bad times in perspective and enjoyed the good ones. His love for music, wheels, a friendly conversation, good times and friends made him a bright spot in the lives of those who knew him. His easygoing nature and successes will follow him wherever he goes. Ski Club 4: SCUSA 2: Concrete Canoe Seminar 2,1: Lacrosse 4,3. JEFFREY ALAN Vermont APPLEGET Dl Lieutenant One of those rare Rcorgy week Head Minute Callers that lived to tell about it. " Apples " still holds sincere reservations that " the Point " is all that it is cracked up to be. After four years in the Highlands. Jeff still claims the ski slopes arc steeper, the autumn leaves prettier, the blizzards fiercer (and the life just all- around better) in Vermont ' s North Country. God may have short-changed Apples in vertical inches, but the real treasure abides in a heart of pure gold. American Culture Seminar 3; Aero- Astro Club 3.2.2: Protestant Chap- el Choir 2.1. - KEVIN JAMES ARNOLD E-1 Arizona Sergeant Kevin. " Arn " as we knew him, was always there for a good laugh, that last drink or one more M M, Al- though we tried, none of us ever got into Osmosis quite like Kev did. We ' ll always miss his Arizona sounds, sabre battles and those endless drives con- ducted • you guessted it - always past McDonald ' s. " Ziffle " will live forever in our hearts. Pointer 4.3; Orienteering Club 4; Finance Forum 3; CPRC 3,2.1 Aeronautics and Astronautics Club 3.2.1 ALAN DALE ARTHUR G-3 Virginia Lieutenant Alan, when not making the Baltimore run in the " Z " (at transonic speeds), was a tried and true Gopher. The ex I-Beamer was swiftly socialized here by B.S. (and L), and the funny little man in the green suit. Chop- Saki. The Flying Tiger, and Big Bad Al in the Black Gl won ' t soon be forgotten in these hallowed halls. Karate Team 4.3.2. 1 (President) Protestant Chapel Choir 4.3,2,1 Baptist Student Union 4.3 STUART DOUGLAS ARTMAN D-4 Florida Lieutenant No one will ever understand how Stu got hooked on " number crunching " ; it was probably the same way he ended up with a Mercedes- Fortunately, he had a keen sense of humor to get him through his attempts at writing Known mostly for his undying loyalty and determination, his presence will always remain an in- spiration to those around him. Tactics Committee 3.2; Cadet Band 4, Pipes and Drums 2. 1 . 421 TONEY LAMONT ASH D-3 California Sergeant Toney was given the name of " Mudbone " during his yearling year in C-1. Although nobody knew what it meant, the name fits him perfectly. He was dedicated to anything that he pursued, from playing 150-lb. football to chasing the girls, while he still managed to study. He will make a fine officer. Spanish Club 4; 150 Lb. 3.2. 1; Contemporary Seminar 4,3,2.1. MARK STEPHEN BAHR G-2 Georgia Lieutenant " The purpose of these regulations is to establish the obligations, standards, authorizations and priv- ileges for cadets during the academic year. " For Mark, these first words of the blue book made as much sense as physics or CE. Only those of us close to him really understand. He ' s a special guy. Stand Back . . . Cadet Hop Committee 4.3.2. L CHARLES JAMES ATCITTY C-4 New Mexico Sergeant Chuck became an easily recognizable figure upon ar riving at the Academy from New Mexico in July 1975- Afterall, there are few native Americans in the Corps who stand 6 ' 6 " tall. Despite his awesome appearance. Chuck ' s friends know he is an easygoing guy who likes to have a good time. When it came to academics. Chuck always came through in the clutch. Not even the dreadful " Charlie-Echo " could touch him. Chuck faces a successful career as an officer; afterall. if he gave you an order, would you dare to disobey it? Baseball 4; Russian Club 4,3.2.1; Scoutmaster ' s Council 4.3- RAYMOND JOSEPH ATWOOD B-2 Florida Lieutenant Overlooking a few run-ins with the Tactical Depart- ment, " Guinzo " has come out of his whole exper- ience here unscathed. Always the first to offer his help, he has the friendship of everyone and should never be anything but successful in the future. Sport Parachute Club 3; Band 4 Cadet DOUGLAS SHARPE BAKER III E 4 Colorado Lieutenant Doug touched the lives of those around him in a special way. His quick wit kept us laughing, yet he was sincere at the right times. A perpetual grin from ear to ear and a cup of coffee were his trademarks Despite a few close calls with the Dean, he earned his spot in the Long Grey Line. Class Committee 4,3.2.1: Slum and Gravy 4; Howitzer 4.3. GEORGE R. E. BAKER. 11 F-2 Florida Lieutenant George came to West Point prepared to handle ail challenges Having defeated the Academic Depart- ' ment soundly. " Bakes " leaves four years later ready to tackle the Army. To many, the academics at West Point proved to be a hassle, but to George they were merely an obstacle between himself and the T.V. room. " Why worry? It ' s only a 36.0 term end! " German Club 4; ADDIC 2. 1 : Dialectic Society 3; Geology Club 2,1. m MICHAEL DUANE AUSTIN 1-2 Virginia Sergeant Although he came to us from Virginia, he was born in Texas. WKDT, the radio station, will never forget the j contributions he made to the total realm of music By faith and hard work, he endured. WKDT; Human Relations Councils 3.2,1, Contemporary Af- fairs Seminar 4.3.2,1. STEPHEN DALE AUSTIN E-3 Oregon Lieutenant Steve came to us from the land where the trees are tall and the women are beautiful: Oregon. Most ca- dets find that studying conflicts with partying, but Steve always managed to do both. We never figured out how he did it. Whether in sports, academics, or good times, he always gave his best shot. We know he always will. Orienteering Team 3,2,1; Ski Club 2,1: Spanish Club 4,3: Domestic Affairs Forum L ANDREW JOSEPH BALAFAS B-2 Illinois Lieutenant " Ange " has come a long way in his four years here A rugged, tough competitor, his Rugby feats are only equaled by his slugfests with the Dean. When the smoke clears, " Ange " is on top. a loyal, proud, cou- rageous man, ready to do the impossible. A standout, he will always be remembered as a close friend. Rugby 4,3,2.1. CURTIS BALOM II Florida G-4 Lieutenant Curt checked out of the " Scarlet Hawgs " and joined " The Gups. " Excelling in foreign languages(Juice and Chinese), drill, PE, and occasional hazing, " IT is Balom! " Procrastinating only when it came to duty or papers. Curt was always ready for a lead pie. new album, or movie guard. Track 4.3. Marathon Team 2.1: Chinese Club; WKDT 4.3,1. ROBERT EDWARD AVEY D-4 Arizona Lieutenant This Arizona mustang exploded into West Point like the fiery rise of the Phoenix. He was an independent- minded defensive end shortstop with a taste for Tol- stoy. Hemingway, and Willie Nelson, it just won ' t be the same here once he graduates, but his spirit, intel- ligence, and powerful will are exactly what the Army needs. Baseball; 3.2.1. Football GREGORY THOMAS BANNER F-4 Texas Lieutenant Greg had one purpose in mind when he came to West Point: to be an officer and a soldier. In four years from " hog " to " frog " , he grew alot, learned alot. kept his sense of humor, and made alot of friends. The army is getting a dedicated man who will go far and do much Chess Club 4; Band 4; Military Af- fairs Club 3.2.1; Tactics Club 3.2,1; Public Affairs Detail 3.2,1; Moun- taineering Club 2,1; Russian Club 2; Judo Club 4.3,2,1; German Club 4,3; Karate Club 2; Judo Team 3.2.1. 423 ALBERT FLORINDO BARESE Bl Massachusetts Lieutenant Ai came to us from the Massachuscttes area. His slight " HarvardYard " accent and his imposing size made him stand out in any crowd. And any- one who frequented the weight room remembers AI and his quest to follow his idol " Arnold. " His strength of faith and dedication will carry him a long way in life. Always there with a cheerful word. AI was truly a good friend and strong mem- ber of the " Beta House Frat. " Class Committee (Chair- ' ' " % man 4.3): WKDT CPRC; Hop Bands 2.1 (vice- ij president 1). MICHAEL JOHN BATES Washington 1-4 BRUCE WILLIAM BATTEN Lieutenant California C-3 Captain Mick was a true " l-Beamer " in every sense of the word. Through his pride in the company and an honest concern for everyone in it, he made an outstanding contribution and a lasting impression on all who knew him. An easygoing and friendly guy, Mick can look forward with certainty to a bright future as an officer. However, regardless of whether he pursues an Army career or not, Mick will unquestionably be a credit to the Academy. Baseball 4.3. SCUSA 3.2. Possessing the deepest devotion to everything West Point stands for, " General " Batten went on to command his Beast company with one thought in mind: developing ' 82 ' s professionalism to match his own — even if that meant answering a New Cadet ' s question concerning Saturday ' s movie title. Bruce ' s excellence as a cadet will only be exceeded by his excellence as an officer. Rifle learn Manager 4.3,2.1 (Head): Rifle Club 4.3.2. (Custo- dian). 1 (President): Hop Bands Club Protestant Chapel Choir 4 KENT CARLETON BAUER C-3 Illinois Lieutenant West Point is only as hard as one makes it, and Kent found the going tough His sense of humor and instinct to accomplish what is needed has helped him solve many a problem This ability will see him thru life ' s problems in the future; wherever and whatever they may be. Football 4. rHOMAS WILLIAM BARTH D-2 California Captain ady Luck is alive and well, and She rides with Tom )n his journey up the road of success. She shares her ecrets of alchemy while he seeks the perfect blend l)f pride and humility As long as Tom cultures this ombination. his potential for development is limited i)nly by his imagination perman Club 4.3.. CPRC 3.2.1: AeroAstro Club (Vice- l resident); West Point Flying Club 3.2.1: Goat Engineer Football 2: Catholic Chapel Squad 2.1: Sailing Club 3.2: SCUSA 1: Ski Club 2: Do- •nestic Affairs Forum 1. J CRAIG BARTSCH West Virginia D4 Captain For four years. Craig quietly went about doing things better than others Look at his grades (just don ' t look too close) Look at his biceps Look at his heart. He is the All American kid! What more can we ask of a mortar- " We take pride in being able to call J C " friend " Fourth Class Systems Committee 2: Catholic Choir 4.3: German Club 4.3: Glee Club 4.3,2. m- JEFFREY LYNN New York BASSETTE H-3 Lieutenant Jeff started the academy lying down but quickly rose to the top of his class. His enthusiasm and wili to excel were reflected by taking summer leave with a physics P. However. Jeff ' s leadership in the Honor Committee guided us all through the year. As the future unfolds Jeff will surely serve to verify that our class is indeed the " Top of the Line. " His friend- ship, guidance, and leadership will never be forgotten by the people whose lives he touched. Good luck Jeff. Chess Club 4; TEC 3.2.1: Newman Club 1: Honor Comm. 3.2.1; Regi mental Honor Rep. 2.1. fa-cO %i»)c: CHRISTOPHER J. BEAM D-2 North Carolina Lieutenant MICHAEL DeWAYNE BEASLEY 81 North Carolina Sergeant ROBERT JAMES BEATTY D-1 Maryland Lieutenant Chris is not your typical cadet, thank God! His quickness of smile and his ability to laugh have taken his through many a good time at the Academy — re- member Ring Weekend, cooking classes, the O ' club? Chris believes in leading by example, and this he does well! He has definitely made his closest friends here at the Academy, -encing Fellowship of Christian Athletes Cadet jlee Club Tennis 4: Hop Committee CPRC 3.2.1: lowitzer 3: SCUSA 1: Human Re- ations Council 3 The fruits of this victory will be Mike ' s. His quiet manner and determined nature will insure it. " The courage we desire and prize is not the courage to die decently, but to live manfully " 5 : Football 4.3. Contemporary Affairs ' , Seminar Bob was an easy-going individual who firmly be- lieved in the old colloquialism that to be successful and happy in life one needed to " work hard and play hard. " it was Bob ' s reverence to this adage that en- abled him to earn the respect and friendship of all who came to know him. Scuba Club 4.3.1: CPRC 2.1: Auto motive Engineer Forum 1: French Club 4.3: Goat-Engineer Football Game 2. 425 ANDREW GREGG BEESON G-4 South Carolina Sergeant One of the best 1st Sergeants in the Corps. " Bees " always did the best possible. We will always remem- ber his quick time across the area as a plebe and even as a firstie. Always standing tall with alarm clock in hand, " Bees " is a true friend. Does he really have a twin brother? CPRC State Representative 2. DAVID ROBERT BELCHER G-4 Delaware Lieutenant As a member of the original " E-2 dogs, " Dave was known as " Ziggy. " A man for principle, determin- ation and fortitude, " Ziggy ' s " next step was always forward. A smile and a determined effort accepted every challenge. Never was the thrill of an oppor- tunity rejected, nor was the humor of a good joke overlooked. A partier by nature, good times and excitement were " Ziggy ' s " calling card, Dave made life more meaningful for all he met. Sailing 4,3; CPRC 3; Protestant Chapel Choir; Glee Club 4.3,2,1. JOHN CARL BERGER H-; Missouri Lieutenan " Maker of own rules " is perhaps an adequate de scription of John. Nonetheless, few possess the desir and ability to experience life as deliberately or com pletely as he. Undoubtedly, this quality along with hi sense of humor and commitment to others will leac him towards the success and happiness that he de serves. Squash 4.3.2; Scuba Club 1; Flying Club 1; Outdoor Sportsman Club 3.2.1. GREGORY LEROY BERRY H-3 Oregon Sergeant Greg was one of the few you could always count on. his conscientiousness and loyalty never let a friend down. His many acts of athletic prowess on the fields of unfriendly strife will long be remembered. Acolyte 4.3. LARRY ALAN BESTERMAN H-3 New Jersey Lieutenant Larry might have worn stars on his collar, but he was still always willing to have a good time. Larry did not have much luck while at West Point. For instance, his first sip of alcohol at West Point cost him 44 hours But all of his misfortune was outweighed by keeping his beautiful fiancee. Good Luck to Sunny and Larry in the future. Gymnastics 4; SCUSA 1. CHARLES NORMAN BETACK G-1 Pennsylvania Lieutenant " You live up to your expectations, and I ' ll live up to mine. " This was " Eight Track ' s " philosophy, even though Schuykill Haven ' s " sticks " may be without his presence. His solution was always known and never possible. He managed to do what many people have tried to do; he is still Chuck, Thanks. Scuba Diving Club 2.1; Outdoor Sportsman Club 3; SCUSA 2; Karate Club 2.1; CPRC 3.2.1; Volleyball 4. 426 lOHN KEVIN BERNER Pennsylvania H-3 Captain ' Bunscn " was always there with sincere advice and 1 helping hand while his soccer boot was there when ' Ou needed some motivation- With the discovery of lis roots and the accumulaton of the knowledge of )olitics, philosophy and economics. Kevin will un- ioubtedly be successful. Dedication and service ilong with the spark of enthusiasm will continue to r)ropGl Bunsen ahead of his contemporaries. Class Committee 4,3,2. 1; Debate Council Forum 1 (Vice-President); Soccer 3.2.1. Dialectic Society 3, ,?.i. SCUSA 2,L STEPHEN GERARD BIANCO D-4 A ' est Virginia Lieutenant or as much time as he spent on academics. Steve should have seen those gold stars. At times it was ouch-and-go, yet, in the end it was always a good inish. Ring and Crest Committee; Outdoor Sportsman Club 3; Sand hurst 4.2. r WILLIAM ROBERTSMITH BISHOP B-4 Arkansas Lieutenant CALVIN LAWRENCE BLACK D-1 Missouri Lieutenant MARVIN CARL BLACKBURN E. North Carolina Lieutenan " Bish " successfully completed his five-year mission here, overcoming the Dean, the Math Department, and their cohorts. His standing did not reflect long hours pondering the mysteries of numbers From HI via F-2 to B-4, Bish had " no slack " for anyone. But he also had an infinite supply of funny stories and com- mon sense. He was a member of the " Iron Quad- rangle. " Sport Parachute Team 4,3 Class Committee 4,3.2.1 Military Affairs Club 4 Aero-Astro Club 4 Larry was always slow and easy going, until he stepped onto a wrestling mat or into a boxing ring. He had exceptional athletic ability in almost every- thing he attempted, and he knew it. His white Trans- Am. his girls and his partying were legendary, " Which one this weekend? " Calvin will be remembered for the talent, dedication and enthusiasm that he always displayed Wrestling Team 4.3; Brigade Open Boxing 2.1; Goat Engineer Foot- ball 2. Carl came to West Point from the foothills of Nort Carolina with a great love for the outdoors Huntinc fishing and scuba diving took his study time and hi " Vettc " took his money. Carl will be remembered fo his level head, even temper and doggcdness. Debate Council 4; White Water Canoe Group 3; Karate Club 3; ' t Outdoor Sportsman ' s Club 2,1; J D 1 1 Scuba Diving Club L BRUCE EUGENE BLACKMON F-3 Alabama Captain JOHN MELVILLE BLAINE 1-2 Florida Lieutenant DAVID MARK BLAKEMORE Texas I-: Lieutenan " Beebs " came to us from darkest ' Bama with the motto, " work hardly, party hardy. " Although " Porthos " lived by his motto, he found a second love, the television. The saying, " a day not in the dayroom is a day without sunshine " certainly applied to our Dayroom Comandant. The cathode tube never stopped " Airborne " from doing well in academics, however. " MOUNT UP " " fiop Committee 4,3.2,1. John IS remembered as that nut who preferred to jump out of perfectly good airplanes most every day of the week instead of playing intramurals. When not in the rack, John would probably be playing with his tiny electrical circuits. Where Juice " zapped " every- one else, to John it was fun and games. He is a sure bet to make it big in the future! Sport Parachute Seminar 4. Team 2. 1 ; Music • From the beginning right up to the end of Dave ' cadet career there was very little that could keep . smile from being on his face. Dave is one of thosi people who can be happy wherever he is, while at th same time his constant smile and crazy antics mad( life a little brighter for those around him. SMILE CPRC 1; Cadet Sunday School Teachers 4,3.2.1; German Lan- guage Club 4,3; Aeronautics and Astronautics Club 4.3; Fellowship of Christian Athletes 4.3; Cadet Acting Troupe 2; Theater Support Croup 3.2. 428 LfWUEi OUTS U -. ALBERT M. BLEAKLEY, JR. Florida CI DALE MICHAEL BLECKMAN A-4 Lieutenant Missouri Lieutenant Known variously for his sarcasm and cynical humor, Al has been called a wit but this is only half true- Proponent of detachment and perspective, a favorite quotation is: " And in hymsclf he lough right at the wo of hem that wepten for his deth so faste . . . " Fine Arts Forum 4,3.2. Creative Writing Seminar 3; Bookstore Council 2.1; U.S.N. A. Exchange 2. Dale came to West Point a simple country boy with a Missouri drawl and an amidable personality. After four years, he remained the same, just a little more experienced, dedicated and appreciative of the good things in life. Outdoor Sportsmen ' s Club 4.3.2,1; Baptist Student Union; German Club 4.3.2; Sailing Team 3; Goat-Engineers Football 2. Squash Team 4; Engineering Forum 1. ROBERT ELLIOTT BLEIMEISTER A-2 California Lieutenant His flute solos were heard floating down tfie fialls and his roommates will never forget those 6-hour Joni Mitchell concerts. His pastime was the ' 20 ' s and one could often find him reading an F. Scott Fitzgerald story or writing one by R, Elliott. Rob kept to himself and nobody ever really knew what was going on inside his head. Cadet Band 4,3; Finance Forum 2: Goll 4; Hop Band 2. " kA 429 GREGORY PAUL BLENSKI C-4 Wisconsin Sergeant He beamed in from Wisconsin one day, just sort of appeared. Luckily, for West Point, he decided to stay. He is a easygoing guy. One of the great mysteries of our time is how he fit in all those good grades between Grant Hall and the rack That Cow- boy blood in him must have done him some good Russian Club 4.3: SCUSA 2 m e BRUCE ALAN BOLDON D-1 Wisconsin Lieutenant Bruce was one of the Cadets who could obtain stars and stripes and still remain the same person as be- fore. Gifted with a sharp and perspicuous mind, he was always willing to lend a helping hand. Bruce ' s firm determination to achieve, highlighted by his easygoing personality, will insure success in what- ever field he chooses- Class Committee 3.2.1: Ring and Crest Committee 4,3: Aeronau- tics and Astronautics Club (President): Goat Engineer Foot- ball 2 ANTONIUS JOHANNES BOM H-3 California Sergeant Hard work and determination are two definite attri- butes of Tony ' s. Ever since he arrived at the Acade- my, Tony has been demonstrating them by " pulling out " one term paper after another when very little hope appeared in sight. For Tony, there is no room in his vocabulary for the term " giving up " Pistol Ski Club 3.2 Pistol Club MARCUS BONDS New Jersey B-4; Captain Marcus came to West Point ready to take on the world Despite his running battle with the Academic Department, he was always one st ep ahead. Marcus believed in having fun — and he did. Yet there was a serious side to him. When you needed a friend o task to be done, he was there. Good luck in the future! Ring and Crest Committee Chair man 150 lb Football 4.3. Sport Parachute Club Sport Parachute Team 2.1: Con- temporary Affairs Seminar 4.3. 2.1. 430 ' IMOTHY DONALD BLOECHL C-2 Visconsin Captain im hailed from Wisconsin and impressed us with his xcellent attitude and desire to excel. Though a lodel cadet, he never allowed his studying to inter- ?re with his true love — having a good time. Blecks " will always be remembered as one who ' asn ' t afraid to stick up for his beliefs and one who ' ould sacrifice anything for his friends :adet Chapel Choir 4.3.2; CPRC 3.2,1 (Vice-President): Ring and yest Committee 4,3,2. 1; Cross " ountry 4.3; Track 4; Rabble ousers 2.1; German Club 4. ' coutmaster ' s Council 4,3,1 MICHAEL EDWARD BOATNER D-3 BRIAN FRANCIS BOCKLAGE D-1 Virginia Captain Maryland Sergeant " Boat " spent his four years here excelling in all he did. Nobody could believe that anyone could study so little, yet make such good grades. Through his end- less stories and great sense of humor, Mike made friends quickly and soon established himself as one of the boys. Mike has done an excellent job here and we will be looking for more of the same when he be- comes an officer. Drama Seminar 4. Finance Forum 3; Aero-Astro Club 3. " Bock " wanted to enter his new Firebird in the de- molition derby but could not part with his green girl long enough to do so. He enjoyed studying " Fluids, " twelve ounces at a time. He also enjoyed test driving midgets. When not busy studying his eyelids, or the TV, he could be found nursing his roommate. Re- member. " Only the Good Die Young. " Scoutmaster ' s Council 1; 3,1; Engineering Forum 1 CPRC JOHN HENRY BONE, JR. A-4 RONALD MARK BONESTEEL B-1 DOUGLAS ALAN BOONE A-4 California Lieutenant Illinois Captain Florida Lieutenant John was the first cadet ever to move his room into .he hospital. A hard charger. John excelled in every- thing, but most of all in friendship His sincerity is second only to his ability in lending a helping hand at any time. Throughout his four years at West Point. John has gained the respect and admiration of all his classmates Theater Support Group 4. 3. 2; Pointer 4; Scuba Club 1; Tactics Committee 2; Mountaineering Club 3; Dialectic Society 2. 1; Judo 4.3,2 (Secretary), 1 (Pres- ident) From leading the ISO ' s in the fall to hitting the slopes in the winter to his active participation in the Fellow- ship of Christian Athletes and strong belief in God. this Ranger has it all. Ron, a real hard guy and or- iginal " Hawg, " always willing to give more than his fair share - and loving it! Sunshine has befallen those of us who can call him a friend 150 Pound Football; Rugby 4,3,2,1; Fellowship of Christian Athletes 4.3.2,1; Glee Club 4.3.2,1 Hailing from the fun and sun capital of the world, " Booner " never settled for second. As an athlete, scholar, leader, or friend. Doug could always be counted on. In work or in play. Doug was a plugger. Graduation from West Point will end his football career, but he will always strive for the end zone. 150 Football 4.3,2.1; Baptist Stu- dent Union; Russian Club 2. 1 (President); Car Committee 2.1; CPRC 3. BRUCE KEITH BORNICK New York Coming from Long Island without any military back- ground, Bruce learned the ways and wonders of West Point. It helped him sift out his academic in- terests in biology, chemistry and aerospace en- gineering. Bruce is looking forward to pursuing these areas and to serving his country. Rifle Team; French Lan- guage Club 4,3: Fiance Forum 1: Aeronautics and Astronautics Club 3. DENNIS EUGENE BOWDEN B-2 Delaware Lieutenant The biggest problem Dennis faced was setting his priorities. He had trouble deciding if chess was more important than backgammon or if the TV room was more important than a game of spades. Since Dennis couldn ' t decide, he just did them all as often as he could. His loyalty and dedication, coupled with his quick wit and determination, gained him many friends and will ensure his success in the Army JAMES JOSEPH BOUCHARD G-2 New Hampshire Captain Bouch could motivate the indifferent, inspire the apathetic and get the impossible from those least likely to give it. A warm smile and an encouraging word were his trademarks. Lady Luck was his con- stant companion as his baseball and football predic- tions were uncanny for their accuracy. With his many talents Bouch will be a household word by the year 2000 Bugle Notes 4.3; Football 4; Base ball 4.3.2. _ KEVIN LEE BOWLES Kentucky H-4 Sergeant WILLIAM EARL BOWERS H-3 Illinois Sergeant From the Birdmen of C-1 to the Hawks of H-3, Bill has taken it all in stride. Not one to sweat the small stuff. Bill could always be found coaching the H-3 football team or on the racquetball courts. " Billy Bowers Builds Better Bridges. " CPRC 3.2.1. HRC 2. ' ith the Academic Departments sense of humor kept life inter- Kevin ' s sparring and his perpetual esting here. Keuin was one of the people who could always be counted on, whether it was help on school or going for a cold beer. His friendship will always be valued for the honesty and sincerity that was characteristic of him. He was never one to get en- tangled in unimportant trivia of the present while he had worthy goals of the future Good luck is most certainly wished to him from all. Social Actions Group 4.3 Spanish Club 3; Rugby 3,2,1. w JERRY LOGAN BOWLING F-2 California Lieutenant In a world of Philistines, Jerry has stood out as a true man of culture; in a world of lunacy, he has been a pillar of common sense. Nicknamed " Monk " for reasons which no one can fathom, Jerry threw him- self into his work with the kind of determination which will help him for the rest of his life. German Club 4,3; Scuba Club 2,1. SCUSA 2.1; Drama Seminar 4.3; Investment Forum i. BRENT MURREY BOYLES C-2 Maine Lieutenant Brent ' s hard work in academics rewarded him in a pareer in Mechanical Engineering. His sense of humor was rivaled only by his intense loyalty to friends. Close friends will remember his attempted flight in ornwall, the bullet award, the concrete canoe and his " mild, subtle " manner Mobiles, Molson ' s, and " Mum " will always remind Brent of good times Wrestling Team 4; While Water Canoe Club 3; CPRC 3.2. 1 (State Representative) 1, Ski Club 4. GREGORY JOHN BOZEK E-2 New Jersey Captain Despite his age Boz always held his own on the lacrosse field, the wrestling mats, and at the tail- gates. The Wyckoff Hilton wa a second home to many wandering cadets. A dedicated aviator, his only desires are sunglasses, a mustache, and a beer. Boz was a Grant regular, a hard driver and will al- ways be remembered by the Dogs. Football 4; Aeronautics and Astro- nautics Club 3,2.1; Ski Club 1; American Institute ol Aeronautics and Astronautics 1. PAUL RICHARD BOZEK B-4 New Jersey Lieutenant Boz made his cadet debut with the hogs from H-4, where he quickly established himself as one of the most humble and lovable people in the Corps, his addiction to M M ' s forced him to patronize Grant Hall nightly, play intramural lacrosse, and stape! white gloves to the bottom of bureau drawers. On graduation he led the B-4 entourage to the home for wayward cadets in Wycoff, N.J. and a kegger. Hockey 4. Aero- Astro Club 3.2.1; AlAA 1. 433 BRUCE WILLIAM BRACKETT A-4 GREGORY KEITH BRANNON 1-2 Connecticut Lieutenant California Lieutenant CHARLES BERNARD BRESLIN Dl Connecticut Lieutenant Bruce Bracket! was known as the " Trcctop Lover " in the ladies ' world. The term accurately describes this man ' s appreciation for beauty, friendship, and sports. Although he made a " crucial mistake " his cow year, he finally came to his senses during our last year. Now, we proudly welcome back this " lost lamb. " This man is destined for greatness in his profession. Let ' s hope we can adjust to it! Protestant Chapel Choir 4.3- Goat- Engineer Football 2; CPRC 3,2.1. AeroAstro Club 1. My graduation from the United States Military Academy has left me with a feeling of satisfaction. Gospel Choir 3.2.1: Brigade Box- ing Champion at 147 lbs. 3.2. With a soft-spoken dependability and a well-balanced bank account, " CB " has repeatedly bailed out his buddies who have not been quite as competent in handling their personal affatrs. Right up to branch selection day. Chuck had a favorite branch for each day of the week. His real friends knew the true " branch " for CB is the one he will climb out upon to help a pal. Howitzer 2: Orienteering 2; Catho- lic Chapel Acolyte 3,2.1. JOHN DAVID BROPHY 1-3 Germany Captain MATTHEW JOHN BROWN F-1 Pennsylvania Lieutenant WILLIAM MICHAEL BROWN F-3 New York Lieutenant We ' ll remember Broph for his smile and his laugh. for his ability to make small-talk (or lack thereof), and for the hard work that enables him to make his own luck. Those who know John recognize him as an outstanding friend and a sure success, f-fe ' ll make a million some day. And that ' s alright by us. 150 Football Domestic Affairs Forum 4.3: Squash 2.1. Matt, a true " scholar athlete " , will always be re- membered for his picture-perfect jumpshot and his accomplishments on the hardwood. He will also be remembered by his fellow MAIOIX classmates as one of those rare and elite individuals who makes up for his academics in personality. He attended Foreign Exchange Program in Russian at the United States Institute for Advanced East European and Russian Studies in Garmisch. Ger- many. v= WILLIAM GERARD BRINN A-3 New York Lieutenant Bill was known by many different names and many different people. He had more than his share of friends. He was honest, sincere, and straight-forward. His dependability, understanding, and warm-hearted- ness made Bill a great friend- LEO AUGUSTINE BROOKS JR. G-4 California Captain When Leo came to West Point, he had an ambition to make his mark on these granite walls. I ' m convinced that he meant it! An original product of 1st Regiment, Leo strove to match his aspirations and fared excep- tionally well. Tangled up in that friendly smile is a heck of a good man to know. Track 4; Rugby 3.2.1; Protestant Sunday School Teacher 4,3.2.1; Contemporary Affairs Seminar 4.3. 2.1; Fellowship of Christian Ath- letes 4.3.2,1; Scuba Club 1; Moun- taineering Club 2.1. ROBERT REGAN BROOME E-3 Colorado Sergeant Coming to West Point from the Colorado mountains. Robb brought to us a great love of the outdoors. Few would know this, however, by all the time that he spent in his room (Broome-con ...?). A true E-2 " Doggie " at heart, his humor was always classic. Anyone who can survive four years on the West Point ski slope can do anything. Glee Club 3.2,1; Ski Team 4; Cadet Chapel Choir 3.2.1; Chinese Club 4.3; Outdoor Sportsman ' s Club 3,2; Cadet Acting Troupe 2; Invest- ment Forum 2. ■% P .A " CLENNIE LEE BRUNDIDGE Florida 1-3 Captain " C.B. " , the good ole All-Amcrican, came to West Point from Florida ready to demonstrate the good- ness that he possesses. Although In constant conflict with the Dean and athletics, he always had time to just be himself. Here ' s a gentleman who departs West Point with confidence and athletic achievements that will be hard to surpass- Basketball 2.L Football V PAUL THOMAS BUHL G-2 Maryland Lieutenant Mister Military! A highly motivated man of arms. Istan, from the deep dark depths of Solids, came back to inspire G-2 ' s outstanding performance in fall parade 22Buhl will always be remembered for his enthusiastic spirit. A credit to the Corps and, no doubt, a true asset to the Army. Scuba Club 3; Catholic Chapel Sunday School Teachers 3.2,1 (President): Theater Support Group 3; Cadet Acting Troupe 2; Military Allans Club 3,2,1; Tac- tics Club 1. EDWARD J. BULLARD, JR New Jersey D-2 Lieutenant Ed will always be remembered for his warm, cheer- ful nature. Ed ' s understanding and concern truely are the qualities of a great friend. His determina- tion and military prowess will endow the United States Army with a fine leader. We all wish Ed the I best in life, for no one deserves it more. 150 Football 4 PAUL ACKER BUCKHOUT New York Bl Sergeant Paul loved his running shoes, green girl, and car pas- sionately. He didn ' t like the cold: " Northerners unite, and move to Southern California " Weekends and trip sections were his only fantasy ... but JUICE and SOLIDS were the only reality. Cross Track 2.1. Country 4,3.2.1; Outdoor 4,3.2.1; Indoor Track 4.3. 436 JOHN WILLIAM BRUNO Visconsin E-3 BRUCE EDWARD BRYDGES G-2 Captain Maryland Lieutenant ' onstantly striving for high standards in all aspects if academics, sports and social activities, J.B. has arned the respect and friendship of all. As quarter- ■ack on B-Ts brigade championship football team, o E-3 ' s star man, he was always helping someone uhilc putting himself second As a friend he couldn ' t )C beat. " adet Glee Club 4.3. lAL RICHARD BURTON lew Jersey G-3 Lieutenant al, the stud from Cokesberry Rd., came to do battle : Woops Turned a lot of heads for 1.5 years . . nal score: the knife 5, knees 0. But, " The Burts " erserved, outlasting academia, a Florida trip, and o. But, the original " Let ' s start hoisting " kid will main forever a legend in those hearts who were )rtunate enough to be touched by his. Vrestling 4; Football 4.3: Cycling :iub 1; SCUSA 1: CPRC 1; Ski " .lub 1; Sailing Club 1. Bruce came from the " ghetto " of D-4 to become a gator of G-2. He was the kind of guy that proved you don ' t have to be tall to be big. Bruce will al- ways hold a place in our memories as a good friend and a fun particr CPRC. 2.3. DOUGLAS MICHAEL BUSCH G-2 Louisiana Sergeant This Louisiana redneck, complete with cowboy hat and pickup truck, won the hearts of many with his lust for life and his slapstick bayou humor. Busch- man started his West Point adventure in " Hotel One " but later claimed refuge in " Gator Two. " A gentle giant with a big heart, Doug will always be a true friend, a sensitive human being, and a " Rajun Cajun. " Football Fellowship of Christian Athletes 2.1; Outdoor Sportsman ' s Club 2. 1 . r STEPHEN DUANE BUCK F-3 New Jersey Captain The " Buck " stopped at company F-3. He was a wrestling engineer who demolished his opponents. To the plebcs he was a friendly giant. The weekends were spent escaping the imaginary world of West Point. He was cool, calm and collected in his silver Trans Am He was always ready to shoot the breeze and you could count on him at any time. Steve Buck, " super cadet. " " F troop. Mount-up! " Football 4: Wrestling 3.2.1: Tr ck 3,2.1: Class Committee 2.1. GARY STEWART BUTLER H-2 Pennsylvania Lieutenant Butts drifted in from the sunny skies of California bringing with him a great disposition and the willing- ness to help all who needed it in academics. He had a permanent scat in Grant Hall, his own moguls on the ski slope, and a second home at Monsey. Gary could be counted on when the chips were down but he had one fault — why a Honda? 437 JERRY LEE BUTLER Pennsylvania B-2 KEVIN MICHAEL BUTLER E-4 Lieutenant Massachusetts Lieutenant Jerry came to West Point from that windy city in California. He brought with him a sense of humor, dedication and pride and he leaves us with all of these. To find him you never had to go any further than his " green girl " or Grant Hall. His friendship and trust will be long remembered. Wrestling 4.3: Ski Club 3.2.1: Spanish Club 3: Orienteering 2,1. Known corps-wide for his record of most lesson drops in four years of academics, it. was hockey that brought the big man to Woops. A tough competitor on the ice. Butts enjoyed rearranging many an op- ponent ' s face. A great guy and loyal friend. Butt ' s determination will carry him far. Hockey MILTON THADD BUZAN H-2 Missouri Lieutenant When Boozer moved his trumpet and camera from the Arch to the Point it was our gain. Taking the time to care about people in a hectic environment endeared him to all as a brother in the truest sense. His practical diligence, combined with a balance of intelligence and common sense, will fulfill his dreams as others watch with admiration. Cadet ■ Band Academy Lyceum 4.3.2: Model Railroad Club (CIC): Photography Seminar 2.1 {CIC): The Pointer 1 {Photo Editor) • 1 1 ' " iVJ- .ii i. t Iff? ff jf " ffj! iJ L I 1 ROY EDWARD CAMPBELL Indiana C-3 Lieutenant Easygoing and reliable, Roy always had a pleasant word to say. Although an HI Hawg he ' ll always be, he was known among the C-3 " Cocks " for his dis- arming smile, warm friendships, and his 500th Night mug. We say goodbye to a true and loyal friend. CPRC 3.2.1: Debate Council 4, Russian Orthodox Chapel Choir 4,3.2,1 {CIO »:: ' Y - - MICHAEL JOHN CADLE D-1 Minnesota Sergeant As " Cades (The Clever) " . Mike revolutionized the Ducks, and helped us drive on as the Delta House Dragons. He was always known for his flash of steel, fast car and women, and hanging free. When he hit the beach in Florida it was reminiscent of an amphibi- ous assault. As always, when needed. Mike and his " Z " are there. Fencing 4.3.2,1; Cadet Band 4,3. 2,1; Geology Club 3 (Vice Presi- dent); Ski Club 1; Catholic Choir 4. ROBERT MICHAEL CALIVA I-l Illinois Lieutenant Credit should be given to Chicago for giving us Rob. Whether in front of his colorful platoon or his high performance gymnasts, Rob had demonstrated the essential qualities and attributes. He was not totally businesslike though, often being seen driving mani- acally about the campus on two wheels in his 280-Z- By perfecting the whole-man concept, he has truly lived up to the legend of " Army ' s Rob Caliva. " Gymnastics Team; (Captain 1) JOHN FRANCIS CAMPBELL C-1 California Lieutenant Johnny, the " California Kid " , was " West Point bound " and a long way from home in ' 75, John brought with him. from the sun and surf, his loyalty, sincerity and excellence. We ' ll remember John as a sincere friend and " east bound with the hammer down. " Soccer 4; Ski Club 3,2,1; Mountain- eering Club 3; TeamhandbaJ! 3,2,1. TODD ROSS CAMPBELL California Cadet Band (CIC 1): Art Seminar 1 (CIC); Brass Choir 4.3. 2,1 HI PETER CHARLES CAMPISI HI Sergeant New York Sergeant Who was Pete? He came from the Army and could not wait to return to it Need more be said? Chinese Club 4.3; VoIleybalJ 3. MARK LEE CANNADY F-3 South Carolina Lieutenant Mark rode up the Hudson to West Point in his boats, and amazed us with his ability to sense rain before anyone else could. He was the goal post in the Goat- Engineer football game- This Clemson Tiger more often resembled a goat. Beware of this too-tall top. " F-troop, Mountup. " Baptist Student Union 4,3.2.1; Cadet Fine Arts Forum 4; Ski Club 1; White Water Canoe Group 3; Mountaineering Club 3; Outdoor Sportsman ' s Club 3; Music Seminar 1; Basketball 4. 439 v PEDRO HERRERA CANO, JR. El DAVID JOHN CAPP Arizona Lieutenant Pennsylvania E-3 WILLIAM GUILLERMO CARDENAS F-2 Lieutenant Illinois Lieutenant Being thie youngest in the Class of ' 79 could account for Peter ' s " Naps, " his basketball antics, and even for his " Choirboys! " But Pete ' s now a legal adult (turning 21 on the day before graduation!). With his popular taste for stylish clothes, stylish cars and stylish etc., " Canook " is out. and there ' s only one thing to say . . . Watch out! Hop Committee 4,3,2,1; Russian Language Club 2,1: CPRC 3,2.1. Dave came storming out of the land of Iron City Beer and left an impression on all that came in con- tact with him. Whether he was wrestling, running or studying, he had only one paramount goal — to have a good time. We ' ll all remember him. and success should follow him wherever he goes. Good luck. Dave. Domestic Affairs Forum 1; Scuba Ciub 3; Wrestling Team 3.2.1. SCUSA 1. Bill came to F-2 after two years of combat in first regiment. Within minutes he became one of the best " friends " a plebe could have. If you ever wanted to find a fourth classman all you had to do was look in Bill ' s room, against his locker. Always ready to lend a hand (especially if there was a 2-1 in it). Bill will be remembered for the standards which he up- held and the friendship he had to offer. Rifle Team 4; SCUSA 3,2. Domes- tic Affairs Forum 2,1. ROBERT LAWRENCE CARNEY E-2 THOMAS JOSEPH CARNEY G-4 KEITH ALLEN CARPENTER E-2 Massachusetts Lieutenant Missouri Lieutenant Texas Lieutenant Rising from the ocean somewhere near South Hamp- ton, L. I., the " CARNZ " quickly established himself as one of the " Star Men " of partying He worked his way into our hearts as a true friend who always made the good times alot better and the hard times some- thing to laugh at. After June, we will sorely miss CARNZ, but our loss will be the Army ' s gain. Ski Club 3,2; Cycling Club 4,3.2 Thomas Carney is known to most simply as Art, You might remember his name being shouted from barracks to barracks during evening study periods, but he is best known for his gross jokes and high propensity to bag. Good luck; may it rain on all of your field exercises. Soccer 3.2 (Manager); ADDIC Representative 4.3; CHFC " Longhorn Keithino " was always the Texan on his tiptoes. An aardvark turned dogino. Keithino always viewed matters with a realistic eye, Keith could al- ways be counted on when a friend was in need. A member of the dogino coffee call crew, he was, of course, qualified in the miaiez insult. Above all else, he was a good friend. 440 " 4 . KELLY JOHN CAREW Wisconsin D-2 Captain Our fearless leader joined us from the great land of Northern Wisconsin in Packer Country Kelly had the unenviable job of trying to control the various esca- pades of the members in the " Delta House. " He ac- complished this with a small smile and a big head- ache. Kelly will always be remembered for his ability to control a situation without alienating the world. No matter where he goes or what he does, everyone who ever knew Kelly will be assured that he is on the top. 150 lb- Football 4. Rugbt Club and Team 4.3,2.1; Scoutmaster ' s Council 4; Ski Club 2; CPRC 3; Concrete Canoe Seminar L ROBERT WILLIAM CASE B-3 Ohio Sergeant Bob was a man of determination with a strong will to win. He was never at a loss for words, and was always ready to lend a hand to those around him. He is a good friend to all Sport Parachute 4. Scoutmaster ' s Council 3; Class Committee 2,1; Ski Club 2; Goat -Engineering Foot- ball 2. EDWARD PETER CASTLE F-3 New York Lieutenant From the North Bronx, Eddie took West Point by storm, oblivious to academic pressures and haircut rcgs. Always ready with a quick joke or clever witti- cism, he was the life of every party. His unselfishness and unmatched sense of humor have won him many friends and the admiration of all of us in " F-Troop. " Cross-Country Team 4; Catholic Chapel Choir 4; CPRC 3. 2. 1 ; Cadet Acting Troupe 4.2.1 (Presi- dent). ALAN CLIFFORD CATE, JR. D-4 Ohio Lieutenant AI is a fiesty quantum of energy who gave us new perspectives on the concept of dedication. It is sad that West Point will lose such a good man but with his graduation the Army gains one. and Al himself will be much happier leading his troops on those cold morn- ings in the field FLORENCIO TAGLE CAYCO. JR. H-4 Philippines Lieutenant Flo had quite a distance to travel before reaching West Point. Once he arrived, the challenge was met with much devotion, spirit, and desire to exceed Flo always manged to find enough time to enjoy the weekends away from " The Point, " Poodle boxes, letters, and phone calls made the four years go a bit faster. Maybe our paths will cross again. Catholic Choir 4.3: Spanish Club 4.3. CARL PATRICK CECIL E-2 Indiana Lieutenant No amount of grief given Carl by the E-2 " Dogs " ever got him down. ' Ceece ' charged through aca- demics, sports and West Point like he charges through life. Weekends usually found " Shein " charging through Thayer Gate in his Rabbit (he calls it a Scirocco). Always a friend, those who know him will always remember him. Portuguese Club 4.3.2 (President): 1 (Advisor): Class Committee 2.1: FCA 2.1: Investment Club 2.1: Finance Forum 2: Aero-Astro Club 1: Howitzer 1; Wrestling 3.2. KEVIN HOWARD CHAPLES Dl New Jersey Sergeant Kevin was well liked by everyone, especially the Dean, who asked him to stay around during his third class summer for some Al. Kevin, holding up the tradition of E-1, and proving he was a true redhead, " streaked " next door to the Delta House. A true partier. Chaps perfected the Latin Hustle with the Giz, and enjoyed fish doughnuts and beer Scuba Club 4. SCUSA i; Engineer Football 2. Goat, MICHAEL JAY CHENG Hawaii G-1 DONALD EDWARD CHRANS D-1 Sergeant New Jersey Lieutenant GREGORY PETER CHURA E-2 Missouri Lieutenant He came from the land of the surfboard and hula girls to learn, he claims, how to use a fork and wear shoes. We all knew better though, for Mike was al- ways out for a laugh, always smiling, and always joking. We ' re gonna ' miss him though, almost as much as he ' ll miss his green girl. To all of us, Mike was a friend. Behavioral Science Club 4; Chinese Club 4,3: SCUSA (Com- mittee Chairman 1); Investment Club 1. Don ' s " college " days were always well-planned and beneficial. Rising promptly at 9 or 9:30, he would assume his weekday position in the TV room only to be removed by an occasional class. " DC " enjoyed life to the fullest and was always the first to lend a hand or a Miller to a friend in need. Track 4.2: Club 4.3.2: 4.3.2,1. Outdoor Sportsman Engineering Forum Churino was always upset at not being from some small country with lots of culture. Greg ' s had more sponsors than calculators, but not by many. The only thing Greg ever tried for and failed at was an at- tempt at a 5-year tenure as a cadet. Hard-working, conscientious and dedicated, Greg will go far. Good Luck from the " Doginos. " Ca tholic Chapel A colyte 4. 3. 2: SCUSA 4.3.2: Tactics Committee 4.3. Wrestling (Manager) 4: Hop Committee 442 RLEN DALE CHAPMAN F-1 3hio Lieutenant JAMES ROBERT CHARLTON G 2 Florida Lieutenant THOMAS JOHN CHEGASH, JR. F-2 North Carolina Sergeant bhaps never allowed studying to interfere with his ack or TV schedule- Not really interested in aca- lemics, he excelled in athletics and beating the ystem. If it was an athletic endeavor, it was his spe- ialty. From " Echo Quad " he moved up to the ' Flame Uno " Jock of the Year, but his spirit at Grant all will always live on. ross-Country 4; Indoor Track 4, Cadet Chapel Choir 4.3.2. James the Fort Knox kid. whose first love was bowling, could talk the ear off an elephant. Although bridge and coffee at Cullum Hall took precedence over all else, he was always there when calculus, diffe-Q and various and sundry other math terms skunked the rest of us. A good friend to many, a best friend to me When he wasn ' t destroying the eardrums of the Corps with his " good old rock and roll " or hazing the local police with his GT-6, " Chee " was busy with his frontal assault on the Dean and his weekend party- ing. Tom was often the victim of some sneaky flank attacks by the Tactical Department. Although he may have lost some battles. Tom certainly won the war A closer friend cannot be found, and the Army Is ahead of the game with this one. TIMOTHY PHILIP CLAPP Georgia Tim- he came, he stayed, and he went. Track Team 4.3,2.1. G-3 Lieutenant JOHN DAVID CLARK H-2 New Hampshire Lieutenant He came to " Woops " from the ski country of N H. Nicknamed J. D.. J. Dienis, or just Dienis. he never let academics get in the way of his education. In- terests? While academics was not one of them, skiing, stereos, and running were. He was known for his stunts on the slopes, " WKJD. " and having some of the thickest hair in the Corps. Cross Country 4: 4; Ski Instructor 1. Winter Track JAMES PHILIP CLARAHAN H-2 DAVID CECIL CLARK Michigan Lieutenent Ohio A-4 DAVID SHERIDAN CLARK C-1 Lieutenant Virginia Lieutenant The oldest man in the class, he has become devoted to those for whom he cares. He set the example both as a leader and as a follower. In striving for the standards of perfection, he has developed an under- standing of human behavior that others, with lesser abili ties, will never achieve, Class Committee 4.3 (Secretary): Photography Club 2,1: Astronomy Club 4.3. Dave " Slack. " you got to give some to this kid from Ohio- He came to West Point armed with a smile and a kind word for everybody. His winning per- sonality won friends and his knack for organization earned respect. Noted for his high pullout factor, he always came out on top, 1 hope the Army is ready for this character. Class Committee 4,3.2,1. CPRC MICHAEL GEMMELL CLARK B-4 Michigan Lieutenant Mikey came to us from the wilds of Northern Michi- gan free and ready to go. He is still always ready to go; however, as far as being free — well, he lost that during his first weekend of privileges during Beast, but he doesn ' t mind He was never one to miss an op- portunity to have a good time with the boys though, such as at Grant, the Latch, the dog in the C V. and of course ATC ' s, JACK HINES CLELAND Virginia A-3 Lieutenant 150 lb football: 4.3.2. Handball From old A-3 to Alpha Tri. Jack ' s unbeatable intel- ligence, unique humor and willingness to help anyone made him a most sought after friend. From Bermuda to Europe to Florida to Langley. Jack has enjoyed good times, yet his ability to work long and hard hours has made him No. 1 — both at West Point and in our hearts. Leaving one Corps to join an- other, the Zene will undoubtedly excel in every- thing, including friendship. Fine Arts Forum 4.3. Some will remember his stars, his wheelings and dealings or his wild abandon on the soccer field. Then there are those of us who will chuckle and groan with many memories of Tammany ' s October- fests. and much worse. Excitable and undeniably obnoxious, true, but when all is said and done, a true friend always who has wet-willied and flynned his way into all of our ears and hearts. Soccer Team; Finance Forum 2,1 (President): Investment Club 2 (Treasurer), 1 (President); Ski Instructor Group 3.1; SCUSA 1; Howitzer 4,3.2; Ski Club 4.3. 2,1. EDWARD PATIO CLEMONS D-2 Ohio Lieutenant Ed demons is West Point ' s definition of class and style. He showed how dynamic he could be on the football field and also how consistent he could be in the classroom. There arc many instances where Ed could have layed down and quit but he didn ' t and now he has made it. Football 445 FRANCIS DRURY CLEPPER, JR G-2 Tennessee Lieutenant Frank was a hillbilly from Tennessee who will always be remembered for his scalding one-liners. Schnapps, tanks, and West Point were his true loves. Frank could easily be identified. If he wasn ' t the firstie hazing the plebes, he was the only cadet reading the plaques in Cullum Hall. A dedicated traditionalist, Frank will become the Rommel of the American Army. Rifle Team 4.3; Cadet Chapel Choir 4,3.2: Mountaineering Club 3; Scuba Club i, CPRC 4.3.2,1; Sport Parachute Club 1. MICHAEL FRANCIS COCHRANE A-4 Washington Lieutenant Coming from the Forests of Washington State. Mike came to the Point prepared to work and embark on a challenge that would shape his life. However, with his exposure to Scuds. Mike saw that life was more than business and thus learned to relax. West Point will miss Mike especially his colorful per- sonality, his unique humor, and his dedication to all Glee Club (Vice-President); Fencing 4,3,2; CPRC 3,2,1 LOUIS FRANCIS COCKER Virginia A-2 Lieutenant Lou is the best kind of friend a person could have. His personality contains the ability to laugh at him- self and to understand the feelings of others, a com- bination that always leaves others feeling good. Lou. rural Virginia accent and all. gives to everyone who associates with him a sense of loyalty and caring with whom few could compare. Russian Language Club 4; Outdoor Sportsman ' s Club 3; West Point Forum 2. JOSEPH THOMAS COLEMAN H-3 Virginia Lieutenant One of the original C-1 birdmen, the nickname " Crazy Joe " could fit no one better. Joe was a part- ner through and through and no one could do beers better than him. An all around hardnose guy. the mounted combat arm of decision and the Big Red One had better be ready. Rifle Team 4. JAMES V. COCKERHAM II E-2 [Morth Carolina Sergeant an the man was the atypical good old Southern 5oy- He was easily the most dedicated and hardest vuorking person I have ever met. An individual of conviction, you could always count on Van for a straight, sincere answer. Wonder why Van always Knew exactly how many seconds until leave? His Trans Am Special Edition? THOMAS MICHAEL COLE G-4 California Captain Tom. known to his classmates as " T. " came to West Point from Lancaster, CA. Destined to be a striper- dog. Tom has proven himself a guiding light to his classmates. He was always there as a friend, an ally battling the dean, an an enforcer of optional meal attendance With a great sense of humor, Tom read- ily accepted every challenge. His major asset is his ability to discern, without reservation, what is right. Tom will be an eternal friend to his classmates. Basketball Team 4, CPRC 3: Honor Representative 2.1 (Re- gimental Honor Representative). SAMUEL JEFFREY COLELLA A-3 Pennsylvania Sergeant When he wasn ' t walking down the hall on his hands, he was dropping a pinch of that Cope between his lip and his gum. What a familiar sight, Ginzo walking down the hall in his sweats, brass spittoon in hand dedicated to losing that extra pound for gymnastics! But over all the world, - no one could fine a truer friend. Gymnastics 4.3,2.1. THOMAS EDWARD COLEMAN B-2 New York Lieutenant " T C " was a survivor of the original E-2 " Dogs " and their parties. Although " T " did not get along with academics and went a few rounds with the Dean (two summers to be exact), he was determined, a good wrestler, and a great friend Keep up the good times, stay rowdy, and " good luck! " from the " Boys. " Wrestlmg (Captain)- Cycle Club White Water Canoe Club 4.3: Investment Club 1: Geo logy Club 1. FRANCIS, New York COLLETTI, JR. H-3 MATTHEW Lieutenant Michigan SAMUEL COLLIER G-2 Lieutenant " The Wop " : as Theater Support Group President with his many battles with DCA, he will be well pre- pared for combat in the Army. We hope that H 3 ' s psychiatrist does well in the armor and gets his chance to fly. Whenever we hear the WOP, WOP, WOP of a passing ' copter we will think of him. Theater Support Group (Vice-President-Operations 2. President 1): Catholic Acolyte Squad Russian Club 4.3. Matt, alias " Max, " alias " Collins, " skated through West Point on his contagious sense of humor. He had the uncanny ability to see through the difficulties surrounding much of life at Woops He was, and is. a good listener and a cherished friend to many. Matt has left his mark at West Point and will undoubtedly do the same in the real world. German Club 4.3: CPRC 2.1: Class Committee Representative 4,3.2,1: Hockey 4,3,2. 447 BRIAN PAUL CONCANNON E-3 ROBERT WILLIAM CONE Massachusetts Lieutenant New Hampshire A-4 Captain " Boomer " was a fierce competitor on the ice and a true champion at heart. Challenge upon challenge were met head-on (Land Navigation. Hockey and the Z28). The Bostonian is of a tough breed and a friend who would stick it out with you rain or shine At the end of it all. one could truly say. " He ' s done his best! " Hockeii 4,3.2,1. One of the original " Alpha Quad " . Bob ' s spirit and devotion toward his company and friends has proven motivational to all. With " open door, " sympathetic listening and an honest opinion. Bob always placed people before studies. With his unyielding personal standard of excellence, his confidence, and com- petent leadership. " Conehead " always led the wayl (His Corvette helped at times!) Russian Club 4,3.2.1; Fourth Class Systems Committee 2, Slum and Gravy 4 MICHAEL JOHN CONRAD, Virginia JR. A4 Captair A true stalwart of the old DS " Florida Gang, " the Ranger found time to party even with all his hivinc and striving. Indeed, Mike will be remembered foi doing well in all areas of cadet life. Always a frienc ' and a help to those in need, many good things wil leave with Mike. Racquetball Club 3: Catholic Lector 2,1; Goat-Engineer 2; Ski Club 2. ■e? CHRISTOPHER ALLAN COLLINS B-4 Iowa Captain Chris was always in the thick of things, whether it was being the world ' s dirtiest soccer player or else passing out the hottest poop in the Dean ' s war. His ability to guzzle was matched only by his wild driving skills and roommate beating. What West Point lost, the Army gained. Ring and Crest Committee Rugby 3.2.1. LYNN ALAN COLLYAR B-3 Alabama Lieutenant Old Bud. easygoing, mellow and refined in the ways of Southern hospitality, came up from Dixie in the summer of ' 75 just to check the place out. Lucky for us he decided to stick around because Bud knew everything. If you had a question, especially if it was about women. " All you had to do was ask. " But most of all. we ' ll never forget his sincerity and readi- ness to help others Huntsville ' s loss is truly the Army ' s gain. GoU Team; SCUSA 3.2.1. Russian Club 3.2.1 MICHAEL PAUL COMODECA D-2 Ohio Lieutenant Reknowned for his cynicism of our dear alma mater. Mike developed many new and daring talents while a cadet. From skiing on the slopes of Vermont to the lakes of h ichigan he was continually striving. Academics was another story, but what was he here for: being the first unknown starman. Mike is a per- son to be modeled after and watched in the years ahead. Ski Club 1. SCUSA 1. i GEORGE STEPHEN CONWILL H-2 Massachusetts Lieutenant George hailed from Bag B-4. I Many of his traits we had to adore. I The spirit he showed in that Line of Gray [Clearly shows the success he ' ll achieve someday. While the branch he chose dawns the color of gold. GS was destined to be a tanker, brave and bold. Sport Parachute 4; Sandhurst 3,2, 1: Aero-Astro 3.2.1: CPRC 3.2,1; Outdoorsmen 2; Militery Affairs 2 CLAIR EDWARD CONZELMAN G-3 Vermont Lieutenant JOHN JOSEPH COOK New Jersey III Gl First Captain The " Conz " has been one of the few to live up to The approved solution to " What is the ideal cadet, " the ol ' saying to Szok, " W.E.O., Where ' s the John is a rare person. Hard-working and dedicated party? " , through thick and thin. All this even though to his job. family, friends. Christian faith and main- he was handicapped by one small problem. Yet taining his sense of humor, " JJ " gained the respect Twig has shown that one can be a partier and a of everyone. " Cheese and crackers " was his motto, leader too! His motto, " Work hard. Play hard " will A leader and friend of the Corps, the Army is gain- carry him always forward, ing a truly fine individual. Riding Team; Russian Club 4,3; Military Affairs Club 4,3,2,1. Sunday School Teacher 4,3.2; Baptist Student Union; Outdoor Sportsman Club 4,3,2,1; Golf Team 4.3. 449 ERIC CLARK COOPER Indiana 1-3 JEFFREY Sergeant Maine JAY COOPER A-1 Lieutenant MAURO California ANTONIO COOPER E-4 Lieutenant " Nothing ' s critical " became hallowed words from the first sergeant ' s room while " Coops " held our com- pany together with paper clips and rubber bands. After two years in the " zoo, " Eric burst into our lives with a smile and effervescence which never diminish- ed inspite of all odds. From Hawaii to Antigua to Colorado, the " Hoosier Hick " left his mark on every- one, never to be forgotten. Scoutmasters Council 4,3.2. Dia- lectic Society 4.3.2; 100th Night Show 3.2. " Coopes " came to the " Frat " with an attitude that " Coops " came to West Point via the Prep School brought short-lived attempts at academic excellence and spent his first two years under the " Fudd " in C 4 and flawed adherence to regulations. He quickly be- With his likable personality and concern for all, he came a disciple of " Metro-life. " The important things made many lasting friendships which the shuffle had in life could never be kept from him; good times and no chance of breaking. Always a hard worker. Coops compassion for others were his priorities. We all knew was one you could depend on to get a job done right! his " Vette " wasjust an extension of his body Dialectic Society 4: Public Affairs Detail 3,1: American Culture Seminar 2: Hockey (manager) 2. LIAM PADRAIG Delaware CORBALLIS 1-3 Sergeant September 1975 and the long gray line adds yet anothe r class to its ranks. Liam becomes part of Company H-3. Between building a Model " T " Ford, Liam and Steve going to a rained-out car show in Hershey, Pennsylvania, stereos, studies, Irish music, Liam kept pretty busy. One never lacked an explana- tion with this " man of a thousand words; " he was more interesting than a picture anyway. Rabble Rousers 4,3,2; Pipes and Drums 4,3; WKDT 4; Catholic Chapel Choir 4. ERNEST Kansas LEE CORNELL E-3 Lieutenant The old man came to West Point with the intention of joining a fraternity. What a fraternity!! Constantly a friend with his easy-going attitude and quick-flowing humor, one always found him with a joke, a smile, and a well-used green girl. His desire for success is equaled only by his ambition to keep his hair long enough to cover his receding hairline. Hop Committee 4.3,2,1; WKDT 4; Computer Forum 2,1: Handball Team 1; Engineering Forum 2.1. JAMES THOMAS CORRIGAN III H- Massachusetts Sergean Sincerity and friendship are often mentioned these columns, but never has a person exemplifie these traits in such an unselfish manner as Jin Although the restrictions of the system were many they never placed boundaries on his imaginative pe sonality. When others are caught up in everyda stress. Jim will continually face the importance c life. Soccer 4. Finance Forum 2. Dia- lectic Society 3.2.1. MARK ALAN COPPERTHITE F-2 Maryland Sergeant Judo, skiing, tonnis . . . not necessarily in that order. He has two ambitions: to graduate and Olivia Newton-John . . . not necessarily in that order. ' ;TEVEN SCOTT COTARIU 1-2 California Lieutenant Co " , a real ladies man. well known for his pull- ips. left A-4 seeking refuge in the Inferno. Better ,nown for his room con. under assumed name of " ex. Steve was well looked after by MAJ. T. " hrough it all Tex kept smilin ' , as usual! A true ampanion through all our endeavors, may he some- lay be a quarter of a million dollars richer. AJrestling 4; Spanish Club 4: Military Affairs Club 3.2.1 THOMAS ALBERT COUTURE A-1 Massachusetts Lieutenant Sense is the word for Couch! f lorc good sense than anyone twice his size. A sense of humor that is as dry as his voice is high- His prowess at war gaming came in handy. The only thing faster than his sprinting is his friendship! Indoor Track 4. Outdoor Track 4 Military Affairs Club 4.3.2. U Engineering Forum 2.1; French Club 4. DAVID OLIVEIRA COUVELHA D-3 New Jersey Lieutenant " Radar " hailed from the state of New Jersey. From just " one of the boys " in E-4 to the " top " of D-S, Dave has always been the " model " cadet. His career as a cadet can be described in three words: " Vini, vidi, vici! " A master of organization, there is no question of Dave ' s future success as a person and an officer. Portuguese Club 3.2.1: Mountai- neering Club 3.2.1: Tactics Club Military Affairs Club 4.3.2: Class Committee i c 451 DAVID ALAN COX California He never had to raise his voice. To burn or fry a plebe; With all the flames that worked for him. There really was no need. He could run or jump or shoot or swim. And disco with the best; But as our first detail " CO " , For him there was no rest. Aeronautics and Astronautics Club; Howitzer 4.3. West Point Flying Club 4.3.2. L C-1 Captain KENDALL PAGE COX D-3 North Carolina Lieutenant The southerner from the " North " reported R-Day with a twinkle in his eye and a charismatic charm (hat made close friends easily. Brigade champ in squash and " PARTY. " he was fiercely competitive in both. Not one to miss the " Hulk " or " Murray ' s. " Ken sailed through West Point on a quick wit and a quicker smile. Squash Team 4, Tennis Team 4. Chapel usher 4.3: CPRC 3.21: Dialectic Society 2.1: Howitzer Staff 2.1. MICHAEL PHILLIP COYLE A-2 Michigan Captain Sailing through on a Gulf stream, Mike taught us how to excel in any endeavor — be it academics, lobster, or love. Although Michigan lacks a Gulf Coast, I ' m sure " Jimmy " would smile, ' cause Mike led us to " paradise. " Bugle Notes 3: CPRC 3.2.1: Engineering Forum 4; Cadet Fine Arts Forum 4.3: Mathematics Forum 4: Outdoor Sportsman ' s Club 3: Sailing Club 3: Spanish Language Club 4; White Water Canoe Club 1: Ski Club 3.2.1. " S i FRANCISCO A. CRESCIONI G-3 MARK STUART CROWSON 1-2 California Sergeant Virginia Lieutenant STEVEN JOE CRUTCHFIELD HI I Arkansas Lieutenant Frank was a true Californian, but on weekends he metamorphized into an avid New Yorker. Frank not only brought to West Point his volleyball and scuba skills but his unusual talent for coming up with crazy things to do to brighten up GLOOM. He had distinctive taste in music, liquor and women that most agreed with. Frank partied hard but he worked harder. Volleyball Team 4 Scuba Finance Forum 1 Club " Crawdad " came to us from VA, already experi- Crutch was a country boy at heart. Hard work and enced in the arts of wine, women, and song (rock persistence came easy for Steve through all the and roll that is). Crawdad usually had something trials and tribulations of cadet life. His intensity better to do than study, although he was a hive at could always be seen in intramural competition, heart. He loved fast European cars. His friendship In life you can be satisfied if you resolve within ■ benefited all who knew him. yourself that you did your best. He did his best and always will. American Culture Seminar 3. " " " ' ' ' QIgg c ub 3: Spanish Club 3.2.1 (Secretary 2): Baptist Student Union 4.3.1. LAWRENCE STEVEN CRAMER G-4 JERRY ALLEN CRANE E-1 Pennsylvania Lieutenant Indiana Captain TIMOTHY LEE CRANE H-3 California Sergeant As an Army Officer ' s son, our resident 150 ' s host hails from all over, but claims Virginia as home. Steve came to the Gups after a two-year hardship tour with Easy Company. Always ready with an appropriate witticism, he could spread smiles quickly. As he " hits the road. " we arc assured that Steve will make a sound contribution to his profession. 150 Footbal Known for his finesse on the dance floor. " Disco Jerry " will always be remembered for his never- ending patience. A man for all season. Jerry never failed to stand out in a crowd. Regardless of his choice of career, we are sure Jerry will meet only success and his presence will be always felt. Good luck, Jer. Spanish Language Club 4.3; CPRC 3.2.1; German Language Club 2; Debate Council 2; Cycling Club 1; Domestic Affiars Forum 1. Tim had a way with women that many people copied but few with any success. His cool, engineer-orient- ed mind made academics a breeze for him. He was never one to turn down a good time and, in fact, was usually pretty successful at having one. All in all, the Santa Barbara kid made West Point a little easier to take for all who know him. SCUSA 2.1. ANTHONY ARTHUR CUCOLO B-4 New York Captain DONALD REUBEN CURTIS New York A-2 RICHARD LANE DALZELL F-4 Captain Kentucky Sergeant If you ever needed someone you could always count on, " Cues " was the man. A true professional soldier, he ' s also ready to charm the ladies and get rowdy with the boys. The Army is gaining a man who will exemplify " Follow Me, " while being a friend to the max He was the vital link in the Iron Quadrangle Catholic Chapel Squad Hop Committee 4.3,2.1 Tennis 4, 3; Squash 4,3. " Hi, I ' m Don Curtis and you ' re not! " Being the last bastion of rugged individualism does have its draw- backs, but Don managed to isolate his conflicts with various departments to mere peripheral skir- mishes. He ' s the only guy I know to complete his four years of character development without a single threat of expulsion or, worse, promotion to a staff position. Cadet Chapel Choir 4. Cadet Glee W|..- .TfI Club 3.2. p| LC;:! , ' .J m - From an obscure town in Kentucky, Rick descended upon West Point with a simple philosophy: Wine, women, and song; they should never be flat. He instantly became a true friend. Rick was always willing to pull a prank, drink a brew, or take out your little sister. A dependable friend and a helluva guy Scusa 1; FCA 1; 150 Football 1; Theater Support Group 4; Scout- master ' s Conference 4.3; Riding Club 3; Drama Seminar 3,2,1. 453 GARY MICHAEL DANCZYK C4 Wisconsin Lieutenant " Fuzz D " comes from the north woods of Wisconsin where the only thing bigger than the fish they catch arc the stories they tell. He played a little ball, drank a few beers, and even sank a concrete canoe one day. Between workouts and forages for food, he did manage to get a few good grades. Between the laughs and tears, he made many friends- Outdoor Sportsmen Club 4.3,2. 1; Concrete Canoe Club 2.1; CPRC 2.1: Russian Club 4,3.2.1; Foot- hall 4.3. RICHARD ARNOLD DAVIS B-4 Alabama Lieutenant STEVEN SCOTT New Jersey DAVIS F-1 MARK JEFFREY DAWES C Lieutenant Montana Lieutenan Rick spent his time as a cadet just like he spends it down home in Alabama — slow and easy, A thought- ful, amiable man. he was dependable when the stakes were high. To his many friends he will always be thought of as a " good ole boy. " 150 Football Manager 4.3.2; German Club 4; Domestic Affairs Forum 1. From July 1975 on, life never slowed down at W P for Steve- Between studies, weekends, cars, model planes, gymnastics. Sunday School, the Model " T, " companies H-3 and F-1. Steve was to be found madly dashing about. During free time you could some- times find him under the hood of a car, or simply talking with someone about life and his Lord. " For other foundation can no many lay than that which is laid, which is Jesus Christ, " I Corinthians 3:11 Gymnastics 4; Rabble Rousers 4,3; Protestant Sunday School 4,3,2.1; Aero Astro Club 2.1; Concrete Canoe Club 2,1. 454 An Air Force " brat, " Mark came to West Point frorr the foothills of the Rockies not knowing what tc expect. Once he caught on to life at the Point though, Mark settled into his four years with ease Not an athlete or a scholar, he tried his best to ac complish his one goal here: to become a soldier. Outdoor Sportsman ' s Club 2 DOUGLAS EDWARD DANKO 1-4 lorida Captain GREGORY JAMES DARDIS C-2 Kansas Captain )ank ' s tough exterior fooled few; he was always " Dark Star " blew in from the plains of Kansas with •asygoing. friendly No one can remember him a rare blend of friendship and leadership admired uer being angry. A compulsive investor obsessed by all A practical joker who never let the system i ith organization, success will come easily for Danks. ' lee Club 4; Scoutmaster ' s Council 4,3,2,1: American Cul- ure Seminar 4,3.2.1. get the best of him. Greg ' s unique priorities were well founded from R Day onward. A source of strength and a true friend Greg is sure to be suc- cessful in all future endeavors. Skeet and Trap Club 1: German Club 4; Outdoor Sportsman ' s Club CPRC 2.1: Honor Committee 2: Domestics Affairs Forum 2: Militarj Affairs 4; 4 " Class Systems 2. LLOYD R. DARLINGTON III H-4 Missouri Lieutenant Everyone knew Lloyd would be captain of the Track Team before the team voted. He looked like a team captain, Whether on the track or in the classroom, Lloyd gave his all. He was always willing to listen, and somehow you knew he understood. Lloyd managed to get through West Point with the minimum amount of speech, but when he spoke, it was worth listening to. Listen up America! Track 4,3.2. 1. Captain; Fellow- ship of Christian Athletes 3.2,1; Contemporary A f fairs Seminar 4,3,2.1; Gospel Choir 4.3; Pro- testant Chapel Choir 4,3.2.1; Hop Band 2. JAMES SANDERS DAY Alabama B-2 TIMOTHY KEVIN DEADY H-1 Captain Illinois Sergeant PAUL EDWARD DEBENEDICTIS F-4 Pennsylvania Lieutenant Solemn, responsible, determined: the outward ap- pearance of a dedicated man. Considerate, perceptive, punning: the inner Jim. To those fortunate enough to know him, an incomparable friend. Rising to the top of our class. Jim shall be remembered for his uncompromising belief in God and friendship. Success will surely follow him, )ust as so many of us have chosen to do. Baptist Student Union 4.3,2.1; Fellowship of Christian Athletes 3. 2: French Language Club 3. 2; Acolytes and Chimers 1. After four years of battling the gods of fate at " Woops, " Tim has emerged victorious. He never let a paper or WPR interfere with a good night ' s sleep, a workout, or a weekend. Tim was always quick with a joke a nd even quicker to help a friend; the Army is getting a good man. German Club 4, 3. 2; Military A f- fairs Club; SCUSA 3,2,1; Karate 2; WKDT 1. Plagued by math and the rest of the " number crunchers, " Paul was a sclf-actualizer in history, A good friend; the workouts, weekends, and women were all part of the " Woops " experience. " The more it changes, the more it stays the same " Military Affairs Club 4,3.2.1; German Language Club 4.3; SCUSA 2, 1 ; Karate Club 2; WKDT 1. 455 JAMES FLOYD DEDMON C-1 Tennessee Lieutenant Jim came to us from Chattanooga with an already well developed pull-out factor. They took the man out of the South, but they never could take the South out of the man. If he wasn ' t getting gas in Highland Falls, inhaling doughnuts at coffee call, or cuddling with his green girl, he was " cruising " in his " 40 mph MGB " Dialectic Society 4.3.2 (Ticket Manager i; Vice President 2). Baptist Student Union 4,3,2.1. CHRISTIAN EAMES DEGRAFF D-2 New York Lieutenant Chris came to West Point with an optimistic out- look and an eye on success. Four years of hard work and the guiding hand of many friends helped him achieve this. He looks forward to the long road ahead with new optimism, knowing that success is a wine savored by those who are willing to strive to obtain it. Rugby Team 4.3.2. U Protestant Chapel Choir Glee Club 4.3,2.1; German Club 4.3. Aero- nautics and Astronautics Club 4.3: 1979 Class Committee 4,3, 2,1. JACK DELEON, Ohio JR. B-4 Lieutenant " Ponce " ventured into Buffalo Land filled with his " philosophies " on life from the old D-2. Along with the " B-4 Boys " , he kept the penthouse alive and i well. See you later, sport! Volleyball 1: BSU 2: SCUSA 2: CFAF Debate Forum 4.3. i» fe EDWARD NICHOLAS DELIA C-4 MICHAEL New York Sergeant New York F. DEMAYO III A-1 LAWRENCE D. DEREMUS, JR. C-3 Sergeant Alabama Lieutenant Smiling Eddie came to us from the Bronx, and you never could have guessed by listening to him speak. He was, of course, the proudest Italian among the Cowboys, and with his cosmopolitan outlook, he made the best of both cultures Most of all, though, he will be remembered for those legendary battles of attrition-against the textbooks, that is- after taps. Cadet Catholic Council 2. 1 . A transfer student from E-3 to the Alpha House. Mike is a true professional, dedicated and loyal to his work and friends. Always one step ahead, A typical diehard Yankee (except for his always warm- ing smile) - Mike ' s heart fell prey to the always charm- ing Ms, DixicLand during his visit to the South, Mike ' s big hang-up. his fetish for pain: Rugby, infamous A-1 football, boxing, and scrubbing that mangy dog of his, Mike can be assured of success in all endeavors. He is one of us - a true friend. Rugby All the way from the deep South. Alabama ' s loss was West Point ' s gain. " Derango " took USMA by surprise and it ' s been all the better because of him. Always willing to lend a hand or just a word of en- couragement, friends of Larry will not forget his sincerity nor his drive to excel. Success will be his . . . " later on! " Tennis Team 4: Squash Team 4: Track Team 2: Behavioral Sci- ence 1 (President): Contemporary Affairs Seminar Gospel Choir 3.2. 456 LAWRENCE DELEON I-l California Lieutenant " Hey Larry " was a familiar drawl in the company area It usually signalled that some electronic cir- cuitry somewhere had gone awry, and that Larry ' s expertise was needed to keep it from overtaking the barracks Our unbiased friend, Larry, managed to handle both WKDT and a load of EE courses with- out becoming saturated. The army will get a charge out of him WKDT Investment Club 2; Goal Football 2. PETER SAMUEL DEROBERTIS Bl Texas Lieutenant " Dero, " a man who dealt successfully with the trials of plebe year; a company man; a self-made coach who led his teams to victory; a man with sincerity and a heart the size of Texas; a close friend who could laugh, cry, do a thousand and one things and get to bed by Taps (and compile a B + average) - . - we ' ll miss you. . ' French Club 3. Scoutmaster s - L ifc Council 4.3. L Public Affairs De- fe tail 2.1 (state representative 1). - ' ' f ' ' ' - JAMES STUART DEWITT F-1 South Dakota Lieutenant " Stu, " alias Jim. alias Tombstone (for those who went to Flight School with him), will be remembered as one of the friendliest boys in ' 79. When not sleep- ing, playing RB, or running, you could always find him studying a calzonc! Trying to make money and smiling rounded out his activities. Sailing Team 4,2. Triathlon Team 2,1; Investment Club 1: Marathon Club 1. KEVIN LEE DIBB Colorado E-2 Lieutenant Kevin was a good-natured friend who always felt if you didn ' t have anything good to say about someone, go ahea d and say it! The traditional " flaming dogino prankster, " Kevin was always at coffee call. No one could ever understand how Kevin became interested in mountaineering — then we realized climbing the stairs was hazardous for him Good Luck, Dibbino. Mountaineering Club Ring and Crest Committee Ski Instructor Group 4.3,2,1. JOHN WESLEY DIETZ, Washington JR. Captair " Stars and Stripes Forever " was written about J.W A track man all the way. he is always working hard His exploits are world-wide including places like Australia, Hawaii, and that semi-crab college — tht Coast Guard Academy. With such an active tracji record, J.W. continues to drive on, enjoying ever challenge. " F-troop, Mount-up! " Track 4,3,2.1: CPRC 4,3,2,1. THOMAS GREGORY DILLON E-3 Texas Lieutenant The red-headed kid from Texas came to West Point destined for success. He could not help but put those stars on after plebe year. Whether it was his many interests or his attempts to improve the system, he opted not to keep them. A winner in triathlon, his out-going personality, perpetual sincerity and bound- less humor will be remembered by all Domestic Affairs Forum 2,1: Swim- ming 4; SCUSA 1 BRIAN ALBERT DIONNE E-3 North Carolina Lieutenant He came in a mere lad of seventeen, looking to be a soldier. He found many friends, and wishes them good luck. He has developed the sense of duty, honor, country and even his own saying — " Never Say Die. " But now, all he wants is to be a soldier We wish him luck. Cadet Tactics Club 3: German Lan- guage Club 4: Rugby 3. PAUL JOHN DIORIO Connecticut B-1 Lieutenan Cookie camed to us from Connecticut, but he alwaj had a secret yearning to be from Philadelphia. Bes known for his 240-Z and his love for the Yankees he was a true friend to those of us who got to knov him. the kind you wouldn ' t find everyday. Fine Arts Forum 4.3.2; Hop Com- mittee 4.3,2.1; Orienteering 2.1 458 MICHAEL New York DILAURIA DOMINICK Fl Sergeant Nick came to school from across the Hudson. He wanted to play Lacrosse and graduate. His time here was spent well in the pursuit of both of these goals And to his friends he will always be the " Guru. " American Lacrosse 4,3.2. 1; Culture Seminar 3,2.1. IjOSEPH FRANCIS DIGANGl E-4 MARK ROBERT DILANDRO iFexas Lieutenant Maryland Ice spent a year touring the real army before de- luding on Woops and the prep school- Always work ng hard to keep his stars during the week, he ilso set the example in having a good time with ,115 Chevy Van on the weekends. A big guy in a lot of ways. Joe is certain to find success in all of lis future endeavors. Rmg Crest Rife! 4. Computer Forum 3,2.1. Flying Club 3. As I reflect on the times spent doing anything and everything with Clam. Harvey. B and Dog. I know they won ' t be forgotten. The four years at school were a real experience. If I had the chance. I would never do it over again, As i close . . . " Don ' t let fear prevent you from expressing one of your finest qualities — uniqueness " " Rabble Rousers 4; Sailing Club 2. Lacrosse 4,3; A-3 Sergeant PHILIP JAMES DISALVO C-3 Wew York Sergeant hii ' s endless enthusias m and snappy humor made iim a true friend. He always attracted a gathering f classmates who wondered what he would say or Jo next Very outgoing, " Rowt " always charged leadlong into any difficulty and accomplished what le wanted to do Beneath the joking appearance. here was always a man with a serious determination o become an engineer HERBERT MAHLON DIXON, JR. B-3 Virginia Lieutenant Dix started out strack, and then . . . the debate team saw so much of him that few P ' s knew him on sight A southerner at heart, he never liked cold weather He ' ll most likely end up living with Bedouins and won ' t be happy until he is in Arabia, exploring. Varsity Debate 4.3.2,1. ■■ % KENNETH EDMOND DIXON A-4 Connecticut Lieutenant " Dix " came from West Haven, Connecticut. Good naturcd and well liked, he made friends easily. Skiing, skating, soccer, and driving fiis " B " occupied most of his non-partying free time. Frequent trips to various " real " colleges often made him question his decision to be a cadet, but Ken never truly regretted his decision. Soccer 4; Hockey 4.3; CPRC 2; Ski Club 2.1: Concrete Canoe Club l 459 JOHN WILLIAM DLUHOS E-2 Pennsylvania Sergeant It seems " DoLoop " is attracted to floods, whether they be in native Johnstown, PA or drowning him- self with Brewdinos on weekends with the rest of the " Dogs. " " Dluhino " hailed from C-3 but brought his " tabacco chewin ' . butt kickin ' , football playin ' . lacrosse stickin ' spirit with him to the " Dogs! " P.S. (Don ' t " sweat " it " Dijos " , we ' ll forgive the " A+ " in " Juice. " ) 150 Lb. Football 4; Rugby 4,3; Outdoor Sportsman ' s Club 3,2; Ski Club 2,1: Finance Club 2. y " . 1 ' ' - 5 y DOUGLAS CLAUDE DOAN California F-4 ROBERT GERARD DOBBIN F-4 Sergeant Arizona Sergeant EDMUND ALEXANDER DOWLING I-l Texas Lieutenant Orienteering, in and out of love every month, and beating us all in the two-mile run, Ed has been an indispensable part of Animal House, When he pulls up to the army post of his choice in his firebird and pulls off his gorilla mask they ' ll all see that with the exception of drinking games, Ed can ' t be beat Sailing 4,3, German 4,3.2; Cross Country 4; Fencing 2,1; Orienteering 3,2,1; Ring Crest Doug is the ultimate comedian. Doug lives his life with a peculiar flair for enjoyment. Sporting that inscrutable smile, Doug continues to pursue that classical combination of wine, women and song-a true romanticist. A love of life in its purest forms, Doug will find happiness wherever he travels. Parachute Team 4.3; Drama Seminar 4,3,2,1; Russian Club 4.3. GERALD FEARN DRAGO Alabama B-3 Lieutenant Known to all as the Doctor, he always achieved academic excellence. He was the only one of the boys to get stripes. When he wasn ' t driving on the course, he was driving in his Black Z. He enjoyed WOOPS so much, he requested a one-year ex- tension. His best memories of West Point will be the good friends he made and the good times we all had. Golf 4,3,2.1. This " cowboy " has made a lot of friends during his stay. The stingy guardian of cool points, Bobby has upheld the standards expected of any person af- flicted with terminal insanity. His devotion to the rack and unswerving dedication to the prurient interests of life are only offset by his good looks and genuine friendship. He made this place bearable Class Committee 2. 1 . SCOTT RICHARD DRATCH A-1 New York Sergeant Scooter! He came from across the river and took many back there for weekends. All will remember Ma Dratch with love. Dayroom commander!! Always late on the slash, he had a smile on his face, a song on his lips, and a beer in his Fiat, His friendship is as fast as his talking. Fencing 4. Catholic Chapel Choir 4.3,2; Cadet Glee Club SCUSA 1; West Point Forum 1. JOHN BREESE DOLLISON Mabama C-2 PHILIP LEE DONIHE H-3 Captain Tennessee Lieutenant devoted regular at any and all crazy endeavors, JB lefinitely knows how to party. Never a dull mom- mt with " Bean " around, he always knows how to ight the fuse for a good time. His friends will emcmber the frosh Christmas party, cruising 9W ind Club 1. Hard work, perseverance and loyalty o others are qualities that make this Aiabamian a rue success. Track 4: SCUSA 2.1; - ' ointcr 1. CPRC 2: ' rS Phil came to " Woops " from the Southern hills of Tennessee. If the Civil War were still raging, we ' re confident Phil would be in the Confederate Cavalry and he and Jeb Stuart would be jointly halting northern aggression. Phil ' s pursuit for adventure led him to the White Water Canoe Club and his love for loud music has resulted in more than one friendly encounter with the O.C, Drama Seminar 4,3, White Water Canoe Club 4.3,2,1; Outdoor Sportsman ' s Club 4,3,2. 1; Kayak Team 3,2,1. EDWIN LAFAYETTE DOTTERY G-3 California Captain Ed has tried to gain as much from West Point as possible, in return, he left a legacy of dedication to academic challenge and physical pain. Ranger Ed was samurai in the wrong century. He ' s also a good friend who added much to the lives of his comrades at the Academy, Live long and prosper. KwaiChang. Karate Team 4.3,2. 1 (Captain) Judo Team 4,3.2 Military Affairs Club 3.2 Scuba Club 3,1 Ski Club 2, 1 Finance Forum 2. 1 CPRC 3 PATRICK JOSEPH DRiSCOLL C-2 New York Captain Some call him Drisc. others call him P,J.. most call him friend. In four short years, the cock-sure kid from the Buffalo streets has become a level-headed adult ready to lake the place in a life he has carved for himself. A man of muscle and music, he is an endless fountain of energetic humor. Classmate for a term, a friend forever. Catholic Chapel Choir 4, 3; Glee Club 3; Hop Bands 4,3.2; CPRC 3,2.1; Portuguese Club 4. ROBERT EDWIN DRISCOLL II D-2 Nebraska Sergeant From the plains of Nebraska to the shores of the Hudson. Bob came to West Point with a big smile. In his four years, the " Drisc " proved to be a friend to all. He worked diligently and played hard Bob will certainly be successful in anything he does. Ski Club Outdoor Sports- man ' s Club 4.3; German Club 4.3: CPRC 3.2: Concrete Canoe Club 1. ERNEST ALLEN DROTT Texas C-4 Lieutenant ROBERT Texas HARRY DRUMM, D-4 Captain If one word was required to describe Ernie it would be stature. Not only did he stand above his class- mates in height, but in the ability to care for and help others as well. Few people ever walked away from Ernie being the same person. He is a man of faith and of action, who will leave an imprint where- ever he goes. CPRC 3.2: Domestic Affairs Forum 1 1 1. Bobby reached West Point by a rather circuitous route. He brought with him many things: a desire to " boast ' on the squash court, unflagging liberalism, a deep distrust of William F. Buckley and all things Republican and. most importantly, a sense of conscientiousness to both friends and mission that earned the respect of all who knew him Tennis 3: Squash 4.2,1. ANDREW JAMES DUFFY D-4 MATTHEW JOSEPH DUFFY B-1 Florida Captain Virginia Sergeant Duff was a scholar and gentleman who was always admired by his friends. Given the choice of a beauti- ful girl or a juice problem, we are afraid to say which Duff would have chosen. He always had a unique talent of keeping things in their proper perspective. It would be difficult to find a better friend or a more well-rounded individual. Wtlt-I " Duffles, " " The Doctor. " A wrestler, a leader. Born and raised in F-1. Duff was " Old Corps " (after dinner smokes). We never figured out how he managed to get good grades He had a flare for writing and for ladies Always there to help. Duff was more than a friend. Soccer 4.3: Behavioral Science Club 4: Finance Forum 2.1: SCUSA 2.1: Domestic Affairs Forum 1: Spanish Club Scuba Club L SCOTT REYNOLD DUFFIN C-2 New Jersey Lieutenant A man of many talents! Scott excelled in the class- room as well as in athletic competition. He was al- ways willing and eager to lend a helping hand in academics. Scott was only limited by his ability to squeeze today ' s tasks into tomorrow He dependable friend who was always there. Basketball 4.3: Ski Club 2: CPRC 1. 462 I ' % o VILLIAM T. DRUMMOND, JR. D-4 ansas Lieutenant Vith an enthusiastic love of life and multitudes of alents. Bill left Derby, Kansas to attempt the hallenges of West Point. He is a work-hard, play- lard kind of guy whose sincerity, wit, and boyish harm have brought to many a new meaning of riendship. In future years, memories of this man ould brighten the darkest of days. :adet Catholic Choir 4.3.2: Military Affairs Club 4; Judo Team 12. U German Club 4.3 MICHAEL EUGENE DUFFY 1-4 Virginia Captain Homesickness never bothered Mike, who brought half of his family with him to the academy. Although a good help in academics, he never let studies get in the way of a weekend, nor his alotted time for writing letters. Luckily, this kept everyone pleased and the Dean silent. Duff ' s efforts on the I-beam intramural soccer team were well noted, but he al- ways saved enough energy for his keyboards and the hops, rup n [ JT M Soccer 4.3; Hop Bands ' IJlrSi ' " ' rJ Mortar 3: Car Committee 2. EIL ' lllif I ' l " ! RICHARD JAMES DUCKWORTH G-3 Illinois Lieutenant Rick, whom the plebes affectionately called " Sir " and everyone else called " Duck, " came to G-3 from D-2 Comic books, the Fourth Class System and the ' 50 ' s were his finest attributes. Rick also enjoyed expounding his philosophies to those multitudes who would listen. As his " Beast " squad will confirm. Rick will be a fine leader and a hard worker wherever he goes. Class Committee 4.3: ADDIC 2.1: CPRC 3.2. WILLIAM RYAN DUFFY Virginia 1-3 Lieutenant Alter USMAPS, " DUFF " was determined to grad- uate from West Point without letting academics get in the way He arrived (with brothers) an easy going, fun-loving, hard-working guy. West Point " molded " him into an easy going, tun-loving, hard- working officer. His " pretty " ring and fancy Impala never went to his head. He played soccer well and " the field " better. His rare sense of humor will always brighten our memories. Soccer • " •v 463 JEFFREY DEAN DUNCAN Texas E-4 Sergeant " J.D. " always works when it ' s time to. but a partier like him you ' ll never know. Give him some Beech- Nut and a fishing rod and he ' s content. Play " the game " and the Cav can! German Club 4; Astronautics and Aeronautics Club 3; Dialectic Society 1. MERRITT THOMSON DURHAM A-i ' Montana Lieutenan T.D. is the type of friend everyone wishes for Luckj for me he always thinks of his friends first. 1 can ' figure out why he volunteered most of his leave tc stay here studying. He ' s always in search of know ledge, but sometimes doesn ' t find it. (Go Thermo] I ' m sure wherever he goes, he ' ll " Copenhagen " hi; way to success. Stay nice T.D.. we ' ll miss you. Protestant Chapel Choir 4. Goat Engineer Football 2. RICHARD KENT DUNCAN Missouri G-2 Lieutenant Rich was always the leader, whether it was on the athletic field, the parade field, or at a party (the classroom?). He was never one to let the Dean in- terfere with his having a good time. A good guy and a true friend, we will remember him well. WILLIAM EDWARD EBEL 1-2 Kansas Captain Bill came to West Point as the " All-American " boy. His desire to do well in academics could only be sur- passed by his antics with the baseball team, on and off the field. He was always willing to help anyone he could and will be remembered for his constant, enduring Kansas smile. Baseball Basketball 4: mi .7- J a CPRC 2,1 (State Representative) I [fTjilMr irl Captain ulwll 1 ■ THOMAS BRIAN DURKIN A-2 New Jersey Lieutenant ' Old 1-4 " and those cold winter nights in the woods, he notorious " Gripps Bros " of A-2, the classic fights of ' The Gripps " vs. " The Federation " and those osing efforts to " Bones " in the all-night backgam- mon tournaments. " Durk " will be rGmGmbcred as .someone who had a smile on his face, always said hello and. most importantly, he was a good friend to all who knew him. SCOTT EASTON Pennsylvania H-3 Lieutenant Squash 4; Club 4.3.2. Portuguese Language RICHARD WARREN EDE, JR. G-3 Pennsylvania Lieutenant Bubba, " The Man " among men, — . the only man to survive a shot put to the head. Perhaps some sense was knocked into him. Since then he has be- come our party guide. The first Florida trip was a blur, the second an experience. What is in store for the imperial wizard? Friendship was the cornerstone of Bubba ' s life, but enjoying it played a close second. Good Luck Bubbs. Track Team (Indoor Outdoor) 4: German Club 4. SCUSA i. Music Seminar 3,2,1; Skiing Club 1. Scott will probably be most remembered as the best pure shooting forward in Army basketball history. The image of Scotty putting in a jumper from deep in the corner at a key moment in the game will remain etched in t he memory of Army fans for a long time. Off the court, Scotty was one of the friendliest and easiest-going guys you could ever know. His deep- rooted values and personal honor drew the admira- tion and respect of everyone who knew him. Basketball Team 4,3.2,1 DREW NORMAN EARLY Virginia W I-l Lieutenant Drew came to us a hardened Virginian. Plebe year tested him, but today he remams a straight shootin ' . El Camino drivin ' rascal. The army will gain a potent arsenal with this one man demo team. It ' s no wonder that the former " Zoo " member provided so much ' friendship and spirit in the " Animal House. ' Sport Parachute Club 4; Judo Team 3. Ski Club 3.2,1; CPRC 3.2.1; Pistol Team 4.3,1. MICHAEL EDWARD EDLESON F-1 Missouri Lieutenant Friends, parties, cards, girls: Mike was a true " Cow- boy " to the end, having over 500 Grant Hall hours. How he kept his stars we ' ll never know. His phil- osophy, " it ' s only illegal if you ' re caught, " guided his constant search for new ways to get-over. Always smiling and looking for fun. he was a loyal friend, a true success, a great Cowboy Chess Club 4.3.2,1 (Secretary 3 President 2.1): Bugle Notes 4.3.2. 1 (Asst- Ed. 3. Assoc. Ed. 2. Editor 1): Ring and Crest Committee 3.2, 1; Glee Club 4.2. Debate Council 4; Russian Club 4.3,2 (Secretary 2): Finance Forum 1; CPRC L RODNEY SCOTT EDMONDS H-2 Arizona Lieutenant With his Southern down-homeness, flashy smile and wit, " Hot Rod " could have charmed his way through cadet life. Music was business and pleasure, whether from the stereo in his room or the stage at Ike. In that level (and shiny) head are notions of helicopters, law school, and the finer things in life he so well pursues and deserves, Dialectic Society 4.3.2. dent) 1; Scuba Club 3. (Presi- 465 WILLIAM NEWSOME EICHORN III H-4 ROGER LOUIS ENGELAU G-2 Connecticut Sergeant Indiana Lieutenant Bill was the most interesting cadet in H-4. He was always there to cheer one up and lessen the load of another ' s problems. Bill, with his personality, will go far in any type of career. We all enjoyed working with Bill and struggling through four years alongside him. Bill became close friends with all the " Hogs " and with the Tac as well. HandbaU Club 3,2,1 Vice President 1; Fencing Team 4; Aeronautics and Astronautica Club 1; Goat En- gineer Football 2. Rog came from Indianapolis in high gear with high ideals and an intense desire to do well. His goals have since been accomplished and his unique likable character has gained him many lifelong friends. Roger is again in high gear but this time in the opposite direction — to the " real world " and the road to success. Cadet Glee Club Protes- tant Chapel Choir 4. 3. 2 (Secre- tary). 1 (President): Ring and Crest Committee CPRC 3,2 (State Representative), 1 (Area Re pre sen ta ti ve). MARVIN ANTHONY ENGLERT C-3 Colorado Lieutenant From the open spaces of Colorado. Maru came to West Point with an eagerness for fun and adventure The pavement of Central Area, however, was not quite what he had in mind. As a " Fighting Cock " . Marv was well-known for his smiles, warmth, and cheerfulness- Even though he did drive his T A too fast, Marv will be fondly remembered by us all. Ski Club 4.3.2: Outdoor Sports- man ' s Club 1; Military Affairs Club 3 JOHN JOSEPH ENRIGHT, JR. B-1 New Jersey Lieutenant Answering to the nicknames of " J J . " " Johneye, " and " Old Man " - John was on the Cross Country team. Indoor Outdoor Track teams, and was Captain of the Cross Country team as a Firstie. Listening to Irish folk music was a favorite pastime. Cross Country (Captain 1); Indoor Track Outdoor Track RAYMOND ARTHUR ENTRINGER, JR. A-3 Wisconsin Sergeant " Chip " will always be remembered for his spirit. He and his trombone were common sights at rallies, and rumor has it that there were some basketball and football games where he and his friends started more cheers than the Rabble Rousers- This, his high duty concept, and his sense of humor ought to carry him far in the Army. Cadet Acting Troupe 4.3,2.1; Cadet Band (secretary treasurer): Ski Club 1: Scuba Club 1. ERIK GILMORE ERIKSEN E-4 Florida Lieutenant Wherever snow or competition are found. Erik, a self-proclaimed Scandinavian, is somewhere near. When he is not on skis or jumping out of perfectly good airplanes, he is to be found with his friends. Erik is a warm and generous guy and has a great future. He should learn not to jump off or out of everything he possibly can ' German Club 4,3: Sport Parachute Team 3.2: Sport Parachute Club 1: Ski Team 4.3.1: Sk: Club 4.3.2: Cycling Club 4.3: SCUSA 3.2.1. 466 MARK EDWARD JAMES ESTEP D-3 CALVIN EARL EVANS I-l Missouri Lieutenant Colorado Lieutenant Mark came to West Point from the sand dunes of Phoenix. His unique personality brought to the East many vices and devices which can only be labelled as Mark . . . always ready to put the group ahead of himself. Who can ever forget his many week- ends at Penn State or his strac Marine haircut? Mark was always ready to give his all. and those who were fortunate enough to really know Mark can bet he ' ll go far. Karate Team 4,3,2; Military Affairs Club 2; Engineering Forum 1; West Point Forum 1. Calvin Earl truly mastered the system. The only star man in M. he still logged more hours in the rack. TV room, and ping-pong room than even the most hardened kiss-offs. We will always thank him pro- fusely for those late night juice sessions. Cal is destined for success with his ability to disarm prob- lems and captialize on his newly-found free time. CPRC 2; Scuba Diving Club 2,1, Sport Paracfjute Club 1; Karate Club 2.1, Engineer Football 2. DAVID NORMAN EVANS H-3 Ohio Lieutenant Coming from a fine family in Ohio, Dave hit West Point with all the youth and vigor that he then pos- sessed. Now. after having been tested both athleti- cally and academically, he is leaving it with maybe just a little less youth but with much added vigor. In simply taking his part in the so-called ' environ- ment ' around here this fiery red head has made known his willingness to both seek competition and make friends. German Club 4,3; Mountaineering Club 3,2,1; Pipes and Drums 4,3. 467 JOSEPH CHARLES FAHEY California F-2 Lieutenant A Southern Cal perspective didn ' t lend itself to Joe ' s academic excellence. He often claimed " if you can ' t be well prepared, at least be well rested. " When he wasn ' t in the bag, he was hitting it on his way to a Brigade boxing championship. Perhaps he will find bridge-building in Germany preferable to a binding re- lationship here at home but, in any case, a better Engineer will be hard to find. PAUL FENSTERMACHER C-4 Maryland Sergeant Paul ' s motto should be " you can ' t keep a good man down. " He became very familiar with the area in his senior year. As any cadet knows, the area is not something you want to become familiar with in your senior year! They took his privileges but not his spirit or heart. Paul will never lose because he never gives up. Aero-Astro Club 2. GEORGE MICHAEL FEDUN B-2 New York Lieutenant George came to West Point from the southern shore of The Island, with an empty six of Molson in the car. Throughout the four years he was here. " Dune " maintained his easygoing attitude and lifestyle. Friends will always remember singing in " two-part harmony " at Hut ' s prior to our victory over Navy in ' 77. In 1979, when " Yurko " drives off in his truck with Buffctt on the stereo, some people will call him a nnellow guv, hut you can " call him what you like. " l£4 - BRETT HADLEY FERGUSON B-1 Florida Lieutenant Fergy, Feebs; the big man, the gentle giant. Whether entertaining us with his indomitable humor, or partic- ipating in escapades with the BIG " V " , Fergy will be remembered as a true friend. He did not let the four years here interfere with his development. A true humanist, his cynicism and love for life will carry him far. Triathlon Club 4,3; German Club " 2,1: Swimming Team 4. JOHN ROBERT FAIN, JR. G-3 -lorida Lieutenant lohn came to West Point from Orlando, Florida IS a dedicated Southerner and left the same way. s " Flying Fanatic Fain, " he spent most of his weekends, and most of his money, away from Hudson igh, flying the friendly skies with the Flying Club. BSU 4.3,2.1; Flying Club 3.2.1. Outdoor Sportsman ' s Club 2, 1 ; Scoutmaster ' s Council 4.3.2,1. riMOTHY JOHN FIALA llinois C-1 Lieutenant Hard charging and traditional. Tim came to West ' oint from the Windy City with high hopes and expectations. He would probably attribute his Successes to his Czeckoslovakian blood. A friend jo all, Tim will be well remembered by those who [tnew him. especially his acquaintances from the ' ■Ad " Inferno-2. " ' fellowship of Christian Athletes 4,3; Finance Forum 3,2. £ •- jj STEVEN Virginia PATRICK FARMER 1-3 Lieutenant Steve might look like a DPE stud, but it u as in academics that he excelled. A native Southerner, he always defended Mom and apple pie. A man of few words, Steve always said what he meant and meant what he said. Steve will be a tribute to Duty, Honor, Country, and the Confederacy. 150 Football 4. Chinese Club 4.3. Scoutmaster ' s Council 3,2: Goat Engineer Football 2. CPRC 3.1. ROSS FAUGHT Oklahoma F-3 Lieutenant The " Old Man " came to us from Oklahoma via Uncle Sam ' s green machine. He was in intelligence before he came to West Point, but now everybody wonders what happened when he got home, especially the Dean Ross had a quieting effect on the wild and crazy guys in F-3. Sometimes we were glad he did. That ' s what friends are for. " F-troop, Mount-upl " Wrestling (Manager) 4.3.2,1. Lacrosse JOSE MARIA FIGUERES Costa Rica A-2 Sergeant Jose, our Costa Rican import, is a real nice guy. Just ask him. He always has time to smile. He studies long hours every night and still finds plenty of time for the rack, obviously a natural leader. In all sincerity. Jose has been a devoted member of the " Animal House, " Pistol Team; SCUSA 4,3. ROBERT GERARD FIEN G-1 New York Sergeant To laugh often and love much; to win the respect of intelligent persons and the affection of children; to appreciate beauty; to find the best in others; to give of one ' s self; to have played and laughed with enthusiasm and sung with exultation; to know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived — this is to have succeeded. Sailing Club 4; Scoutmaster ' s Council 4; Tactics Committee 4; Geologv Club 4; Basketball 4,3. 2.1 469 DENNIS LEROY FILLER C-4 Louisiana Lieutenant A friend to all. Dennis is a man of sincerity. He has the gift of being able to relate to anyone. His pro- jected confidence and easygoing nature allow him the benefits of both respect and love from others. Always willing to lend a helping hand, his friends will forever owe him a debt they can hardly repay. White Water Canoe Honor Committee 2,1. Group 3.2; FRANCIS ALPHONSE FINELLI E-3 Ohio Captain Frank never decided what he wanted most out of West Point, so he worked to excel in all areas- Whether hiding out In the classroom, splashing around in the pool, or rushing out Washington Gate on weekends, Frank was always motivated by his motto: " Go for it! " This man ' s sincerity and person- ality are two qualities his friends will not soon forget. Swimming 4.3; Water Polo 4. (Treasurer 3,2.1); Riding Club 3; Finance Forum 2; Domestic Affairs Forum 2, 1 . BRUCE ANDREW FINK California D- ' Captaii " Boxcar Bruce " came from California and the " Bin men " of C-1 to D-4 determined to rise to the top. ant he did. Setting an Academy record for participation ii extracurricular activities he still excelled in academ ics. athletics, and friendships. He will always be re membered for lending a hand to anyone, anytime. Cadet Chapel Sunday School Teacher 4,3,2,1; Dialectic Society 4.3,2, UTreasurer); Ski Patrol 4,3, 2.1; Ski Club 4,3.2.1; SCUSA 2; CPRC 3.2,1; Fellowship of Chris- tian Athletes 2.1. STEVEN OTTO FISCHER D-4 Illinois Sergeant Steve came to West Point from Southern Illinois. He approached W.P, with a unique combination of humor and " Grayness. " Otto, however, found him- self on the Dean ' s " other list " too many times, but his knowledge of the Military Art was second to none. No matter what his position, no-one worked harder or was more dependable than Steve. He is sure to be an asset to the Army. Sandhurst Trophy Competition 4, 2.1; Military Affairs Club 4.3.2,1; Scoutmasters ' Council 4. BRENDAN FRANCIS FLANAGAN A-3 New York Lieutenant The Flanagan charisma made its mark on West Point once again in the form of Brendan, Possessing an in- nate sense for the soccer ball, a stoic philosophy of taking things as they come and a finely honed sense of humor. Flan took everything in his typically easy Irish stride- " West Point, " to him, seems " close to home " and he made " home " seem close for his friends Soccer 4,3.2.1- Hockey 4.2.1. RALPH MICHAEL FLANNERY B- South Dakota Lieutenanr Ralph came to us from the wilds of South Dakota During the next four years, his spirit often strainec against the system, but while there possibly exists a better cadet, nowhere does there exist a greater per son. Whoever said " nice guys finish last " didn ' t know Ralph and those of us touched by his friendship wil always be the richer for it. Catholic Chapel Acolyte 4; Fellow- ship of Christian Athlete 2. 1; Orien- teering Club 2. ii = ;COTT ANDREW FINLAY B-2 4ew York Lieutenant ' Scotty didn ' t show up for his usual one formation week, everyone would still think he attends school t Oneonta. Friends will always remember his state f " mellowness " and particularly " Bone ' s " easy- oing attitude which always seemed to reach its peak uring academic crunches. Ever the believer in being ell-rested (5 years of success proves it) " Coach Fin- ay " will perhaps best be remembered by a plaque 1 Thayer Hall, commending him on his excellence T mathematics. .acrosse 1S» GILBERT BOUGHTON FLETCHER IV B-2 llinois Lieutenant rhey say everything can be replaced et every distance is not near 30 I remember every face 1 3f every man who put me here- sec my light come shining -rem the west unto the east anyday now , anyday now : shall be released ROBERT GEORGE FOGG 1-4 Ohio Lieutenant The Administration often infuriated Bob- He disliked illogical adfierence to tradition- He judged car quality by slamming the door. His kayak racing, sports car. nice clothes, pipe and expensive stereo marked him as a confirmed bachelor to the untrained observer, A young lady with a well-trained eye had him marked otherwise. Scholar, leader, musician — all these and more. Uncompromisingly logical, a quick wit, a prac- ticed cynic, a faithful friend. Class Committee; White- water Canoe Club 3.2.1: German Club 4.3: Cadet Band 3: Drama Seminar 4.3: Engineering Forum 1. Cycling Club 1: Sk: Club 1 SCOTT THOMAS FORSTER E-3 New York Lieutenant Scott shaved his beard the day before he came to West Point but still walked through the gate with hair longer than anyone else ' s. Scott was known for his " poop sessions. " giving guys rides, putting them up at his house, and his Dad ' s tailgate parties. We will always remember Scott as a selfless person who helped others. Ski Outdoor Sportsman ' s Club 3.2.1: Scuba Club i DAVID ROBERT FOSTER C-3 New Jersey Lieutenant A Northener with a love for Lee. Dave was always found at the top in all aspects of cadet life. When he wasn ' t out running marathons, he could be found ex- celling in power systems and " Juice. " or out with the Fighting Cocks of C-3. Dave ' s attitudes toward life will make him a successful person no mat ter where he Baptist Student Union 4,3: French Club 4: Marathon Team 3.2.1: Honor Committee 2,1. ESSEX FOWLKS V California 1-2 Captair " Big E. " coming from sunny California, was always bothered by the cold, but he never let it reach hi;| heart. He ' ll always be remembered for playing rugb ' or fighting the Dean but most of all as a friend. Gooc Luck! Rugby 4.3.2: Choir 4.3.2. Protestant Chapel 472 TIMOTHY JOHN FORD Maryland G-1 ERNEST THOMAS FORREST I-l Lieutenant Florida Captain Tim has " soldicred-on " to become respected by all for his professionalism, moral courage, understand- ing, and excellence in all facets of cadet life His life has embodied the thought from Philippians 3:12, I haven ' t learned all I should even yet. but i keep working toward that day when 1 will be all that Christ saved me for and wants me to be. Tennis Team 4; Dialectic Society 4.3.2; Baptist Student Union 2,1. Fine Arts Forum 4,3.2; Fellowship of Christian Athletes 1; Fourth Class Systems Committee 2; French Language Club 4,3; CPRC 3.2,1; Math Forum 1. Ernie, " Ernest the Furnace, " came to us from the depths of the ocean and wears his Salvage Diver ' s Badge proudly. From the C-3 " Fighting Cocks " to the I-l " Iguanas " to 1st Regimental " Striper Dog, " he was always there when we needed his help. Never afraid to do a little more than his share he set the example for us to follow Giving 110% all the time, we have no better friend and we know he will be there when we need him most. Scuba diving Club 4; Fencing Team 4; Handball Club 3,2, 1; Class Committee 4.3,2. KEVIN JUDE FRANTZ Indiana 1-2 Sergeant Kevin will always be known for his " personal luxury automobile. " no matter how bad the road was, he cruised in splendid comfort. His exploits during Triathlon and with the photographers are classic examples of his personality. Kevin was totally dedicated to having a good time. His smile, his loyalty, and his charisma will make him friends for all time. Triathlon 4.3.2,1. RICHARD KEVIN FREED 1-4 Pennsylvania Captain Like most of us after the scramble. Rick came to 1-4 retaining a strong sense of loyalty to the " F- Troop. " However, his easygoing manner, care for his classmates and company mates and, of course, the plebes, made the transition a smooth one. Since then. Rick ' s stay in the lost fifties has emulated the qualities (strength, durability and most of all dependability) of the company rallying point: the I- Beam. Outdoor Sportsman ' s Club 4.3; Human Relations Council 4.3; Military Affairs Club 4. 473 PATRICK GRAHAM FORRESTER A-2 Virginia Captain Pat ' s loyalty could be the subject for a book. Once someone or something had earned it, it stayed with them to the end. His love for the Corps and what it stands for was only surpassed by his love for his friends Pat had everything going for him and always will. Those who serve with him can count themselves fortunate. Track 4. Hop Committee 4,3.2; Ring and Crest Committee; Protestant Chapel Choir 3.2.1. Sunday School Teacher 3.2,1; Cadet Band 4; Geology Club 4. RAYMOND EMMONS FREELAND, JR. H-1 Lieutenant New Jersey Mickey came to us with vast knowledge and experi- ence. He seemed to know something about every- thing, from the Yankees to the rising price of avocados. Always tough in athletic competition, Mick played the superstar. With mathematics out of the way. there will be no stopping this man. 150 Football 4; Team Handball 3 mni mm m i. TRACY HENRY FREEMAN G-4 New York Lieutenant Though hopelessly lost in the academic side of life, Tracy always managed to find time for his true loves: golf, squash, and his friends, not neces- sarily in that order. Labeled a cynic by some, a bookworm by others, he was neither. He did prove to be. however, a friend you could always count on. Squash 3,2.1 (Captain). MATTHEW DAVID FULLER D-2 Ohio Sergeant JAMES MICHAEL FUNK Pennsylvania E-4 JOHN ROBERT GAFFNEY B-3 Captain Georgia Captain Imbued with a strong love for the military. Matt made a poor politician and. therefore, his potential was never fully realized. The end of this long bitter, humbling experience arri ves — to his relief. Though now a confirmed cynic, his aspirations have never been higher. " From the military school of life — that which does not kill me makes me stronger. " — Friedrich Nietzche Fencing Manager 4,3.2.1. Fine Arts Forum 3: Military Affairs Club 4 A great American - Super! Though Funkman took a different route to the top of the long gray line (via Penn State), his obsession with having a good time, no matter what the situation, has been a valuable contribution to his following. Remember, " But meal cards have to be in by taps. " Go for it, Funkman! Rabble Rouser ADDIC 4.3.2; Portugese 4.3,2; Dialectic Society 4.3. CPRC 3; SCUSA 2.1; Howitzer 1; FB Photo 2. The value of John ' s friendship will be a treasured possession for the rest of our lives . . . f-fis dedication to God permeated his entire life as a cadet. His ability to work with people, even in the most dif- ficult of times, is a testimony to his excellence as a leader. There are no limits to the heights that John will attain. 150 Football 4; LDS Discussion Group 3.2.1; Fine Arts Forum 4; WKDT; Tactics Club 4.3 2.1; Military Affairs Club 474 DAVID EDWARD FRESHWATER A-3 West Virginia Lieutenant " Fresh " came to West Point from upstate West Virginia with a knack for helping others. He had to m order to survive two details in Hog-4 ' s Grand Cen- tral station. Shuffled off to A-3. Dave has lived up to his motto: The team first, yourself second, and get the job done right. Ring Crest Committee; Orienteering Club CPRC 4.3.1: SCUSA 3.2. L DUANE EMMETT FULLER Virginia B-3 MARK CHAPPELLE FULLER C-1 Captain Ohio Captain Duane entered the academy at a scrawny 6 ' 6 " . 195 lbs. He came seeking to build both his mind and body. Four years and fifty pounds later, he has de- veloped from a virtual walk-on in two sports to a top competitor in each, setting an Academy record in the discus. Though he has developed his mind to some degree of academic proficiency, he at least takes with him good common sense. Football 4.3.2. 1; Indoor Track 2.1; Outdoor Track 2.L Mark ' s guiding light was " The Great Trons, " With three years of Corps Squad Track, he proved to all of us that he was a physical " stud. " He introduced into " Charlie 1 " a whole new vocabulary. Words such as " hawmph, " " sawmph, " and " bawmph " gave the company an impenetrable code. Mark was always in search of " cool points, " and he will always have plenty by us. Track Team 4,3,2; Aeronautics and Astronautics Club 4; Dialec- tic Society 2,1: Class Committee 2.1. KRIS ROBERT GAGNON G-4 New Jersey Captain Kris came from New Jersey to absorb four years of education at this fine institution. He conquered mountains and engineering problems with equal vigor, never showing preference between his two loves, the ice axe and the calculator. We will al- ways remember him simply as " Bags " Mountaineering Club ANDREW KELLY GALE L4 Indiana Lieutenant Andy is not to be forgotten soon. He was the only I-BEAM cow with a car, a girl in every Eastern city, and the opportunity to stay here at Woo Poo for Spring School, in his four years here, he ' s been on both Deans ' lists, scored many touchdowns and be- came proficient at the 12-ounce curl. West Point ' s loss is the Army ' s gain. Ski Club 2.1; Scuba Club 1; Out- door Sportsman 4.3.2. 1 (presi dent). RAYMOND CARL GAMBLE E-1 Massachusetts Lieutenant While dedicated to the fine art of playing Bridge. Ray still managed to beat the Dean every semester. When he leaves, he will be missed by cadets, the Hostess Office, and the Grant Hall crew. The perseverence he learned in the boxing ring should carry him through the rest of his life. Bridge Club 4,3,2,1; 4.3. Chess Club ■ " •o lui [ 475 = — ii O TIMOTHY PAUL GANNON D-4 South Dakota Lieutenant DAVID JOHN GARCIA B-2 New York Lieutenant NORMAN EMMANUEL GARCIA E-1 California Lieutenant " Back-Gannon " came from the Badlands of South Dakota and the F-4 " Frat " to D-4 and was proud of it- Tim could fit good times into his busy schedule, no matter what WPR he had the next day He will be rememberGd for his loyal friendship, his Spitfire, and his ability to have a good time Tim will go far. Howitzer 3.2.1. " D.J, " is the kind of guy everyone wants to know. He always keeps a good attitude which makes him easy to get along with, it doesn ' t matter if he ' s a Buffalo Soldier playing Rugby, or down at " Whiskers " having a few Molsons, you can always count on D.J. to be a good friend. Good Luck from the boys in " Brickhouse " ■ 2. Outdoor Sportsman ' s Club 4.3,2,2; Rugby 2,1. Whether striving for " stars. " the soccer ball or the rack. Norm never lost sight of his friends. He was always willing to lend a helping hand. He was the type of person whom you could trust, depend on, and look to. Always striving for excellence, Norm will never cease being a credit to himself, his friends and his country. CPRC 3,2.1. JOHN PAUL GARDNER C-2 Georgia Lieutenant Arriving at the academy as a high-strung " Georgia Peach, " Paul made immediate and lasting impres- sions on everyone with whom he came in contact. De- spite his hatred of " The North ' s " cold winters, he survived four long ones here at West Point Known to many as " J-P-, " he grew and matured into the man that many are proud to call " friend " German Club Committee 2,1. 4.3; 1979 Class THOMAS GREGORY GARGIULO D-3 Mississippi Sergeant An honorary graduate from USMA, Tom came to us as an exchange student from " Ole Miss. " It was his southern " laissez-faire " view of the world that kept the rest of us from losing perspective. Tom could al- ways look back at himself with the same knowing per- spective and laugh at all the stupid things everyone else was doing. Volleyball 4 PATRICK STEVEN GARRETT C-1 Maryland Sergeant Basically speaking. Pat ' s domain was the Dayroom, and the weekly TV listings were the only things he even bothered to study. Home movies were his spe- cialty, however. Semester album sales and frequent Tony runs were also trademarks of his. " Whaaaaat? " and things of that nature were about the extent of his vocabulary, but all-in-all he was an easygoing spirit. Football Team 4,3; Sheet and Trap Club 3.2,1. ANTHONY JOHN GASBARRE A-1 MICHAEL JOHN GEARTY C-2 New Hampshire Lieutenant New Jersey Lieutenant Although the " Beak " originated in F-3, he carried the n ame with him to A-1. Always striving for academic excellence but also feeling continually " D " Tony will be remembered for his generosity, friendliness, and ability to always tell it like it is. The Army will be get- ting a fine officer when Tony graduates. Soccer 4; Team Handball 2, 1 ; Hop Committee 3,2.1. Call the cops and get the gun. boys, ' cuz we ' ve got us a live one here! Mike always likes to stay on top of things whenever he can. Hit that line! Tomorrow is Monday! French Club 4,3; Audio Club 3; Outdoorsman ' s Club 4,3; Howitzer 1 (Section Editor). DAN LEE GEHLBACH Kansas B-3 Captain Dan was always on the move, whether it be zooming out to USAFA for a semester or taking " Joe " for a spin. He attained great heights during his stay, but beneath the stars and stripes was a true friend, one who never lost his sense of humor nor his love for the K.C. Royals. Glee Club 4.3.2,1; Handball 3.2.1; r SCUSA 4,3; Class Committee 4,3, Sunday School Teacher 4.3. USAFA Exchange 2; CPRC 4. 477 KURT DAVID GELKE Kentucky 1-2 CHARLES DONALD GEMAR II Sergeant South Dakota Lieutenant THOMAS JOHN GIBBONS Ohio H-4 Lieutenant Kurt D. Gelke — a true friend and companion- From cruising for cheese-burgers, to drinking beers at the Rail, to smoking cigars, to nights in D-C-. and driving nowhere on a Sunday afternoon sipping suds, Kurt D- Gelke — a true friend and companion. And we ' ll always remember, " Gelke ' s the word. " Sam arrived from the fields of South Dakota after a tour with the fighting Quartermaster. Ranger Sam is an ambitious, high achiever with a real flair for oratory and checkbooks which some say are worth thousands. Nowhere did Sam feel more at home than in the cockpit of his favorite plane. Flying CI 2.1: Pow Flight Sem 2, 1 (Presj; Aero-Astro CI 2.1 (Sec): Glee CI 3.2: Cath Chap Choir 4: CPRC 1: Fine Arts For 3.1: Soccer Mgr 2: Scuba 4.3 Tom excelled in all aspects of cadet life. He showec amazing perseverence and dedication in all that he did. With his determination and self-discipline, Tom will do very well in the Army and whatever else he does in life. May the Lord be with you my good friend, and may he bless you richly in all that you do Portuguese Language Club 4.3: Fine Arts Forum 4.3: Chapel Acolyte 4.3,2.1: CPRC 3.2.1: Investment Club 2,1 CHARLES BROWNING GIESECKE H-4 Texas Lieutenant " Goose " wonders how he wound up at West Point Nevertheless, he ' ll always be a Texan at heart and an Aggie in spirit. He brought with him a southern charm which brightened up many a grey day. His academic ability was apparent from the start, while his " financial deals " fooled everyone. A true friend, he ' ll always be remembered by those of us in H-4 Baseball Manager 4,3,2; German Club 4.3: Investment Club 2,1: CPRC 3. PHILLIP KEVIN GILES Utah H-3 Sergeant Togetherness, friendliness, and love with a " Good Buddy " is the only way to survive. Although Kevin had many friends while on campus, success was only achieved through a very special friend. " Here ' s too . . . " marriage, happiness, and a long and successful life. Friends and buddies are the most important things in life. Be kind. Sandhurst 4.3.2: Cadet Band 4.3: Outdoor Sportsman 3.2.1: SCUSA 4.3.2: U.S. Domestic Affairs 3,2. RONALD DARWIN GILLETTE 1-3 New York Lieutenant One of the boys from Sherman Barracks, Ron was always ready for some adventure. Whether raiding a firstie ' s room as a plebe or singing in the choir, Ron met the challenge. Always ready to voice his opinion but quick with a smile and a good word, Ron wor many lasting friends. His spirit and determination promise a successful future. Dialectic Society 4,3.2.1: Indoor Track 4: Hop Representative 4. 3.2.1; Glee Club 3.2.1; Chapel Choir 3.2; SCUSA 1; Russian Club 4,3,2,1. 478 IGEORGE WILLIAM GIBBS E-2 florida Lieutenant Gibbers entered the ranks of the E-2 " Dogs " after a two-year tenure in I-l. Gibbino brought many first Regiment qualities with him during the move, notably ;a soft spot in his heart for all Fourth Classmen. Never letting anything make him wonder, Bill never let West Point interfere with his Rock and Roll. Are there twenty-four hours in a day? No. my friend, there are i25, 25,25! WKDT 2.1; West Point Comedy ' Hour 1: Pointer 4,3,2.1: Military Affairs Club West Point Forum 1: Hop Bands 2.1: Dialectic Society 2.1. PETER RENE GIBSON Wisconsin G-2 Captain An ever faithful friend (except during coffee call). Pete was a constant source of inspiration. With a questioning mind, a serious side, and an element of humor, he kept our dedication firm. Being First Ser- geant meant decisions of staying up for paperwork or homework. Having spent his summers developing leadership at West Point, Pete has our best wishes in getting his desired assignments. 150 lb. Football 4: German Club 4: Handball Club 1: Outdoor Sports- man Club 1: Bridge Club CPRC 2.1 TIMOTHY JAMES GIBSON F-2 Illinois Lieutenant Of all the " unique " people in the world, Tim gives a whole new dimension to the word. With the best sense of humor and the biggest stereo speakers in the corps, Tim breathed some life into the drab routine of everyday existence. West Point is losing a free spirit but the Army is gaining a true asset. Rifle Team 4: Orienteering Club 4.3 Portuguese Club o JEFFREY THOMAS GILLING C-2 Kansas Sergeant J. T. came from that Midwest country club in search ' of college life. His quest was hindered somewhat by ■the Tactical Department but there was always time for a few dinos with " the boys. " NORMAN GEORGE GIRARDIN D-2 Maine Lieutenant " Noahm " was one of West Point ' s most distinguished graduates. A foreign student from God ' s Country he brought a new l anguage to the Academy: the Liver- more Falls dialect of the native Maine (-iac). If ever there was a perfect Sophomore it was Norm. For four years he played the part. A friend to alT. Norm was always around to help out. Always willing to help his fellow man he established many close relationships with both faculty and student body. Norm will be re- membered as a true friend with a heart open to all. Cross Country 4; Triathlon 4; Ski Team 4.3,2J: SCUSA 4,2. 479 MICHAEL DAVID GOBLIRSCH H-4 Minnesota Sergeant Mike was a person characterized by parties, jokes, and an easy-going personality. Although the academ- ics war against Mit Goblit caused casualities, he never failed to evade the Deans " other list. " As a one-year man at Minnesota. Goblit continued to follow the Golden Gophers despite their setbacks. Mit enjoyed his five-year campaign at West Point, and it is certain he will go on to bigger and better things. Football 4; Ring and Crest 2; Howitzer Rep 2. GEORGE AUSTIN GODETTE A-1 Michigan Lieutenant As the voice of " radio free West Point. " George was one of WKDT ' s best jocks. Always willing to do his best, especially excelling in academics- " God " still had time to be the life of a party and a good friend to everyone- When he graduates, we will all be losing " West Point ' s best rock. " WKDT 4,3.2,1 (Station Manager 1): Cadet Glee Club 3.2,2: Cadet Academic Council 3.2.1. Ski Club 3.2.1. Cadet Chapel Choir 4.3.2; Theater Support Group 4. KEITH ALAN GODWIN G-3 West Virginia Lieutenant " Spaceman, " " God. " whatever you may call him, he will only reply in B.CD. His true love is four wheels, five speeds and a computerized radar detection system so he can fly in his Alfa A true friend to all who knows how to party in that " Wild. Wonderful " state of his Ah. but soon West Point will just be another ... 600 DISCONNECT, WKDT 2.1. White Water Canoe L TIMOTHY JAMES GOLDEN D-3 Virginia Sergeant Tim reacted to all situations in a practical manner. His ability to apply himself to difficult tasks while retaining his sense of humor were key factors to his success However, he was never too busy to lend his talents unselfishly to his friends. Sport Parachute Team 4.3.2; Sport Parachute Club DAVID JOHN GORENC New Jersey Dave came to West Point to be a leader. Not only did he gain this goal for himself but he had enough left over to help a lot of others along the way. We stand in awe of his brains and in gratitude for his friendship. The pinnacle he reached here is only a stepping stone to his future. Scoutmaster s Council bail 4; French Club 4.3. 3: Base- UlKOUt ttl Jil. ALBERT JOE GOMEZ, JR. Kansas E-3 FRANCISCO JAVIER GONZALEZ D-4 Lieutenant New York Lieutenant ROBERT LEE GORDON III Colorado C-4 Captain " Go-go " was not only a nickname for Al. but also a way to describe him. His desire to be a winner made him one of the Wrestling Team ' s best on and off the mat. Challenges were a part of his life (Land Navi- gation and FCP ' s) and success was a common out- come in the end he could truly say, " He done his best! " Wrestling 4.3.2. J: Outdoor Sports- man s Club 3,2. w " Paco " is one of the greatest persons you could ever meet. His soft-spoken way has made friends for him everywhere. This Spanish hive of the Corps of Cadets hopes to return as a professor some day. Good Luck Javier, you Super Macho you! Spanish Club 4.3.2. 1: SCUSA !. (President) Hailing from Colorado with a photographer ' s eye. a scholar ' s mind, and an outrageous instinct for partying, Rob Gordon came to West Point to make masses of friends and break women ' s hearts. Always impeccably dressed, Rob would enthrall mere mortals at the First-Class Club with his ability to disco, his favorite way of dealing with his caloric intake. Overall, he is a great guy. Contemporary Affairs Seminar Class Committee 4,3.2. li West Point Forum 2.1: Domestic Affairs Forum i. Photography Club 2,1. CLIFFORD PATRICK VANCE GRAHAM D-4 Michigan Lieutenant Cliff came to West Point as a sturdy Midwesterner from Farmington Hills, Michigan. His view that academics is a form of boxing allowed him to out- distance the Dean with only a few scrapes and bruises in true " Rocky " fashion. It was a close match but now more important things lie ahead. We ' ll remember him as that easygoing, ready-to- laugh guy. Portuguese Club 4.3.2: Club 4,3: Ski Club 2.1. Soaring r I - • r :SteQ THOMAS EDWARD GRAHAM II D-3 CARL RAY GRANTHAM, JR. E-4 Missouri Lieutenant North Carolina Captain From somcwhcrG called Higginsville, Missouri came a man destined to command Wall Street. Tom ' s determination carried him to a victory over academics and won him the respect of his classmates. Tom will be remembered for his feel for romance, his uncanny business intuition, and his ability to make people laugh. Goat Engineer Football 2. Ray. the professional soldier We will remember him as a man destined for the Infantry, He will always be the truest of friends; we ' ll never miss him because he ' ll always be there. Never scrambled, always with " Karma. " Spunky! Team Handball 3.1: Pistol 4; Sunday School Teacher 4,3; Fellowship of Christian Athletes 2.1: Chines Club 4.3: Hop Com- mittee (Vice-President) 4. -v= v 481 MICHAEL CHRISTOPHER GRAY H-2 PAUL GREER New York Lieutenant New York G-1 Lieutenan Plebe year and Lee Gate picnics. The Beta House and the 3rd Class Club. An occassional resident of the Dean ' s Summer Camp. The end of three years brought the Van and? Plug-Captain of the third rowdiest team- Lacrosse. Lacrosse 4.3,2. 1 (Captain); American Culture Seminar 3.2. Whether a member of the frat or in a company o gators, Paul had his own special way of gcttmc things done. Always mellow, Paul found solace ir his music and refuge in his green girl. Yet in a com pany of goats. Paul still provided a welcome intel lectuai atmosphere. We ' re all sure we ' ll hear of hirr again, and no matter what he does success and gooc fortune are sure to follow. Flying Club 4,3,2. 1; Domestic Affairs Forum 3.2, 1 ; Arabic 2; German 4.3, ELLIOTT GEORGE GRUNER C-4 New Hampshire Lieutenant Skiing out of the hills of New Hampshire, came wild- man Ott. A member of the famed " flame one. " his fiery determination was noted by all. especially wayward plebes. Whether hitting the bag or hitting the books. Ott did everything 100%. His drive to succeed and his dedication to friends will carry him far down the road to success. Ski Team JEFFREY DAVID GUNZENHAUSER A-4 Pennsylvania Captain To be " a son whose heart was clear, " A soldier who felt his Country near. A man of Honor whom others revere. An ageless Duty called him here " Go Naked ' " first, a starman then. A semester at Navy and back again. True to the Corps, still always a friend. He found what he sought, ' fore June Week ' s end. Soccer 4; CPRC 3; Exchange stu- dent to Naval Academy 2; Public Affairs Detail 1. MARK LIND HAALAND C-1 Iowa Captain Mark added to the company by exhibiting a high set of personal standards in integrity and duty. His endless energy has channeled into Marathon running Why anyone would constantly beat their body that way was beyond the meager comprehension of most of us. Mark ' s ability to work with people along with his motivation should serve him well as an officer. Orienteering 3.2. Ring and Crest 4.3,2.1: Marathon 1 482 WESLEY BERNARD GRIFFIN F-3 North Carolina Lieutenant JEFFREY JOHN GRINDROD D-3 New York Lieutenant ROBERT LOUIS GROLLER F-3 New York Lieutenant " Griff ' s " true !ove is now being mass produced — the XM-1- When he and his girlfriend snuggle up, they talk turbo. He was introduced to his iron maiden through an old friend, the TI55 On those rare oc- casions, when not under his green girl, junior can be found with his feet sticking out from underneath his ' 73 ' Cuda- " F-troop, Reu up! " Contemporary Affairs Seminar 4.3, 2.1: Engineering Forum 4.3,2.1; Automotive Seminar 1. Jeff was the classical " small town boy done good!! " He excelled in everything he attempted, especially Rugby and partying. Considered a " big brother " by many, he will long be remembered for his quick smile and easy lifestyle, in addition to his ability to make frien dship long-lasting. He ' ll go far in life. Football Team 4; 2,1. Rugby Team 3, C " Grolls " came charging up the Hudson out of the Bronx almost as hard as he charges the wedge on the football field. Total disregard for life and limb — with a furious, reckless abandon — fall short of describing 74. It ' s just too bad. He ' s had to do the same with academics all four years. From cilivian to grey it did not matter to him! " F-troop, Mount-up! " Football DONALD HALLETT. New York JR. C-1 Captain i Donny is one of the few persons who invested thousands into a stereo. More remarkable, though, is that he understands precisely how each amplifier works and how to figure the Thevemn Equivalent for each circuit, A tough man in hoops, Donny left the boys on the court- Each weekend it was into the station wagon and home to see the little lady. Dialectic Society 4,3: Scuba German Club 3: Riding Club 2. " Halvy " came to us from the wilds of Minnesota and wasted no time in showing West Point just what the word " wild " meant. " The Swede " de- parted leaving a trail of empty bottles, broken hearts, and a wealth of friends. With that infamous charisma. Dave will continue to be successful, whether at work or play. We will miss him. German Language Club 4; CPRC 3,2.1: Hockey 4,3,2. 484 1»V ' THOMAS MARK HAGEN G-2 North Dakota Lieutenant " The Hages " was commonly known as the bridge connoisseur of the company. Wg don ' t know how he did it but he always managed to find time to study in between bridge hands. He was a little guy with a big heart that seemed to fill him from head to toe. WKD T 4: German Club 4. 3: Investment Club 2; Ski Club 2,1: Bridge Club 2,1; Goat-Engineer I Football, MARK DAVID HANSON Michigan B-2 Captair What ' s a kid from Michigan doing on a Long Islanc lacrosse team? Playing mean ball, that ' s all An easygoing fellow that commands the friendshif of all those who know him. Always seems to be ir good spirits, and consequently buoys the spirit; of those who might be down. It can easily be saic that he has been an asset to the company, the Corps and in the future will provide the leadership thi; country needs. This, we his friends, believe. Football 4: Outdoor Sportsman ' s Club 4,3: Lacrosse 3,2,1. NELSON ALLEN HAGER H-3 Illinois Captain Nelson ' s amazing way with girls, friends, and TR-6 ' s ' and mega-brew dogs, merely add to an irresistable Ipersonality- Be it in Ho- Jo ' s, the O-Club, or ' wherever, he is the life of the party (whether it be on his feet, or his butt, or simply wrestling our cuddly grizzly bear). An asset in any situation, this Mid-Western singer and guitar player has merely to set his sights to succeed- HAROLD SHAUN HARDRICK Al Alabama Lieutenant Harold, alias " Bo " Hardrick, came to West Point from the outskirts of Birmingham with a dream. He left with its meaning Always ready for a good time. The best friend a friend could have. We shall all remember Bo as a man of the times. He will go far in life The desire is there. Perhaps Texas holds the answer. Contemporary Affairs Seminar 4.3.2,1: Gospel Oioir 4.3.2. U Cadet Hop Band 3.2.1. Track 3, CPRC 2.1. ROBERT FRANCIS HAHN II El New York Captain Being a hard charger from upstate New York, Bob has always had a taste for tough work. Whether hiving out in the books or competing on the field, he always did his best — and what an outstanding job it was. He is the truest of friends who is always willing to devote his talents to help others. Lacrosse 4.3. Ski Club German Language Club 3,2,1. Geology Club 4; Canoe Club 3; Poetry Seminar 2 BRET ANTHONY HARLOW D-2 Vermont Lieutenant D-2 made quite a catch when they came up with this former H4 " Hog. " With his sense of humor and modest manner Bret always showed that he knew how to live the good life whether he was partying, riding his snowmobile or skiing the moun- tains of Vermont. A true friend and a fine human being, we know that the Army will be making quite a catch, too. Football Manager 1: WKDT 4; Ski Club 2. Aero-Astro Club 3,2: Outdoor Sportsmanship 2. KEVIN LOUIS HALL Texas A-1 Captain Kevin is a person who believes in working hard; however, he does not let that interfere with other aspects of life. He is also a person of strong beliefs, but does not forget that his is not the only view in the world. His future has success written all over it. Karate 4.3,2.1; Bowling 2.1: SCUBA 1: Photography Club 2,1: Contemporary Affairs Seminar 4,3,2,1. ? JAMES EDWARD HARRIS III E-2 Virginia Captain Jimmy was the Dog ' s leg Ranger whose stuffed Fozzie Bear made 5 jumps before he did. Jimmy starved himself Monday through Wednesday until the ISO ' s weigh-in, but by Saturday he was fat and happy, ready to watch his cartoons after a 150 ' s victory ... I say, I say boy. A fierce competitor and true friend, Jimmy will be missed by all the Dogs 750 Football 4.3,2,1. 485 v.! . « 1 PATRICK New York RAYMOND HARRIS C-1 Lieutenant Since the day he arrived at West Point, Pat has had a basketball in his hand but he has always left the other hand free so that he could lend it to a friend. We ' ll miss him and his spirit of the big ' A " almost as much as his boodle. Varsity Basketball JOHN ALEXANDER HARRISON B-4 Massachusetts Lieutenant John Harrison was an athlete extraordinaire! Harry came to B-4 and immediately plunged into his passion of playing hockey. He could handle a mean stick as well as play a tough intramurder football game or intramural lacrosse defense. Liked by all with his easygoing attitude. Harry was known for his regular coffee call at the hostess office due to his burning the midnight oil in pre- paring for his next day ' s class. Hockey DAVID JOSEPH HARTSELL D-1 ROBERT PAUL HARWIG Michigan Lieutenant Pennsylvania E-2 Lieutenant Dave ' s dedication, sacrifices and unending friend- ship exceeds the realm of most, soaring far beyond Dependable and consistent, no matter where, miles high or in time of need, Dave was always there With discomania. his share of C and D was won. My pains arc real But the sky is blue The hurt is healed While I ' m falling through. Sport Parachute Club (CIC, President. Captain). Four years ago he descended from the rolling hills of Pennsylvania and brought his innocent idealism to bear upon this institution. A leader of men, a defender of the downtrodden, and an all-round Boy Scout. Paul took the snarling Bull by the horns and was brutally gored. Undaunted, he now takes on the Army. Rifle Team Rifle Club (wee-President): CPRC 2.1: Astronomy Club 2.1 (Vice- President): Car Committee 2.1. 486 JAMES MITCHELL HARTMAN D-3 California Lieutenant Jim is known to most as " The Bonz ' V Though not a scholastic genius, he was at the top of the " DGP ' s. " He holds the special honor of being the first four-year Ictterman in Water Polo in Army history. His friend- ship is easily obtained and highly regarded, for he is the true meaning of a friend. In memory of Jim. it is only appropriate to leave the Academy with one word . . . EMBO!! :ENNETH ALAN HAWES 4assachusetts A-4 Captain k ith skates on his feet and the Dean on his back, the uiet man from the Cape has finally made it. Kenno ever was followed by success, he made it where he ent To be his friend is to know his unselfishness and evotion. " Any more questions " iockey 4,3.2.1 (Captain): Soccer 4 MARK ALAN HARTMAN HI Michigan Lieutenant As one of the fabled three stooges of Hawg 1. " Harts " left his mark on all with whom he had con- tact. Whether it be on the weekly excursion to the city with the boys, the hostile environment of the intra-murder ring or the friendly confines of central area ' s hardtop, the bald eagle gave his all. His warm personality and friendship will be remembered by everyone. Football 4.3. THOMAS WILLIAM HAYDEN F-1 Virginia Lieutenant To wake at dawn to greet another day . . . To live life and its moments . . . To give much and not know that you give at all. And in the bond of friend- ship let there be laughter and sharing, For many have come to accept this man ' s philosophy as their own. Not only in words or deeds, but through his friend- ship. Because that which you love most in him is clearer in his absence. As the mountain to the climber is clearer from the plain. Football 4. 3,2.1. - GEORGE WILLIAM HARTNELL III A-3 Illinois Captain it broke old George ' s heart to leave his beloved Beta House, but he quickly established himself as Ronnie Regs, the man with 2-1 ' s for stationery here in A-3. The epitome of the hiver and striver. he finally got his stars. Despite the stars and stripes, he is never too busy to smoke and joke with the boys, and it ' s this in- domitable spirit and sense of humor, combined with his duty concept, which makes him the great cadet he TIMOTHY LOREN HAYES G-4 Oklahoma Lieutenant Tim came to West Point kicking and screaming every step of the way. Yet. even with a special interest in Oklahoma, he still managed to enjoy himself here. All who knew him appreciated the concern he always dis- played for them His devotion to God and Country will stand in good stead as he begins his career as an officer Human Relations Council 2; Sun- day School Teacher 4.3,2.1; Navi- gators 4,3.2.1; Cadet Public Rela- tions Council 4,3.2, IfOperations officer) RANDY MASHAR HEARN Alabama H-2 Lieutenant " The Smasher " came from " Sweet Home Alabama " with abundant determination, dedica tion and moral character tempered with a sense of humor that was needed dearly more than once. He was respected and liked so much by all at Woops that even the instructors asked him to stay another year. Smasher offers all that the Army needs from a soldier — and more. Cadet Chapel Gymnastics 3,2.1. Choir MORRIS JOSEPH HERBERT IV G-1 New York Lieutenant " Moe " spent his first two years at the academy in Co F-2. When he left for Co. Gl, the " Zoo " perhaps lost one of their most colorful personalities. Moe is one of the most amiable members of the Class of ' 79. He can always be found on the ski slope, tennis courts or toying with the capacitors of a computer somewhere. Squash 4: Tennis 4; Karate Team 1; Karate Club 2,1; Ski Club 4.3. 2.1. TRACY MARK HERBERT New Hampshire El DAVID MICHAEL HERGENROEDER G-3 Lieutenant Virginia Captain Tracy entered the Corps of Cadets as a " Fighting Cock " in company C-3 and spent his first two years overlooking George Washington, the Plain, and Battle Monument. As a junior he became a member of the " Eagles " of Company E-1 and became as- sociated with the most talented company of firsties possible. His four years at West Point have been an experience. Cross-Country (manager) 4,3: Indoor Track (manager) 4: Outdoor Track (manager) 4: French Language Club 4: Mara- thon Team 3.2,1 Dave never let down. He excelled in everything from punching calculator buttons to winding his classic convertible down mountain roads. His hard work and cool head continuously left Dave on top where he never forgot his friends and the freshness of a cold beer. From soldier scholar to hard charging partier, Dave will do well in the Army. Cross Country Team 4 Track Team 4 Chinese Club 4,3 Catholic Choir 4,3,2 CPRC 2 FCA 4,3,2 488 JEFFREY HECKEL A isconsin A-1 RALPH COLEMAN HEDDEN D-4 Lieutenant Montana Lieutenant , ' The wild and ferocious Heckel " went by many other I aliases. " Pygmy, " " Ernie, " " the Torch. " " R2D2. " ' Wee One " , and " Junior Hulk " were some of his I jnique nicknames. It seems that the number of nick- I lames one gets is inversely proportional to his size. 3f course, who else could go out on the basketball :ourt and dance a jig to a song like " Short People " ? German Club Tennis 4. 4,3.2; Wrestling 4; Cole came from the " show me " state of Missouri and the F-4 " Frat " to D-4 with his common sense ap- proach to life. Whether in the classroom trying to get the poop to become a " rotor-head " or in the barracks playing backgammon, life always seemed easy for him. He will be remembered for his concern for others and as a good friend. Aeroastro Club; Baseball Manager 3,2.1; Fine Arts Forum 4.3,2; Ski Club 4.3.2,1; Howitzer 4.3.2. JAMES ANDREW HELIS F-4 Louisiana Lieutenant James came to West Point with high aspirations. Un- like most of the rest of us. he stuck by his to the very end. He had a reputation as a man of letters and a strict follower of regulations. As to the former many will attest — as to the latter, we may never really know In any case, he was a true friend. Orienteering Club 4.3; Academi Lyceum 4; SCUSA 4; CPRC 3,2.1; German Club 2. MICHAEL LOUIS HERMAN Dl Colorado Sergeant Mike was known to almost everybody as " Babe, " No- body seems to know where the nickname originated, but it stuck for four years Babe was the Vice Presi- dent for Operations of G, and Vice President of the Catholic Choir, which might make you think that he was just not good enough to be president of anything Actually, he just liked anything that had to do with vice! And everybody from Colorado drives a pickup, right? Catholic Chapel Choir 4.3,2; Theatre Support Group 3.2; Dialec- tic Socety 4; Cadet Acting Troupe 2.1. JAMES ROBERT HESTER 1-4 South Carolina Lieutenant " Boo Boo " was a real stud his four years here at Woops, He ' ll always be remembered by his I-Beam classmates as the man with the Jaguar XJ12 and his unannounced meeting with the " Comm " while in the bag. Bob will go far in all his future endeavors, espe- cially engineering 150 Football 4; Scout Master ' s Council 4.3; Rugby Team 4,3,2.1 JAMES ROBERT HICKEY B-2 Illinois Lieutenant Hick arrived at West Point in the summer of ' 75 but in many respects never left his hometown of Palatine, III The change was great and Hick was able to adapt quickly- In reviewing Hick ' s outstanding record at USMA. one dare not overlook the overwhelming sup- port that Kyle provided!! Best of Luck in the future!! Sport Parachute Club 4; Dialectic Society 4.3.2: CPRC; Car Committee 2.1. 489 MARC RENE HILDENBRAND Michigan B-3 EDWARD LOREN HILLENBRAND H-2 Captain New York Lieutenant Marc Hildenbrand was a man of many accomplish- ments during his four years at West Point. One of the finest ever to wear the black and gold, he rose to the rank of Company Commander of the finest company usee had to offer. A super friend as well as an out- standing individual, he will be missed by all who had the good fortune to know him. Good luck in the Green Machine and remember, " Rangers lead the way! " Sunday School Teacher 4; French Club 4.3.2; Scuba Club 1: CIC Rockland County Childrens Pro- gram 1. Ed started his four years here in 1-4, Go " I-beams. " then shuffled off to H-2. the " Happy Company. " Ed fit into H-2 very well. He was always around with a helping hand and good advice. Ed ' s looking forward to graduation and he ' s going to be good for the Army. Ed will always be the guy from Tully that he came here as; that ' s great. WKDT 3,2. RICHARD LEE HINCHION A-2 Maryland Lieutenant Known as the elf and the rebel, Hinch was quick with the one-liners, spent his Dean ' s time in the dayroom, and survived on Coke. Straighter than most people ' thought. Hinch was always there to talk, listen or help out. He will give the Army more than it bar- gained for. Portugese Club 4,3. 1, M k i F l f w! -n e t 4 J- b t ■ ' — ■ LAWRENCE WILLIAM HOFFMAN II B-3 Georgia Lieutenant A good friend and a pal to the end. that ' s Lance. No matter what had to be done. Lance was the first to tackle the job He has that unique blend of traits not found in many guys. Add the family AIRBORNE wings and that AIR ASSAULT spirit and you ' ve got a fine soldier. Outdoor Sportsman Club 4.3; Ski Club 4.3,2; Scuba Club 1; Tactics Club 2,1. CALVIN MARK HOLMAN Arizona C-1 Sergeant ROBERT STEPHEN HOLMES Oklahoma F-i: Captain il " Cal " entered West Point from Phoenix, Arizona through Company B-3. He and the establishment had several run-ins, but he survived them all, including summer school, the twenty-kilometer limit, and the " stormtroopers-centurions. " " Cal " exits through Company C-1. Some say he ' ll leave on a Honda, wearing Levi ' s, but he won ' t. How would he carry all his stereo equipment? Computer seminar 4,3.2; Elec- tronics Club 2,1; Russian Club 4,3. Steve came to us from the backwoods of Oklahoma determined to find success and challenge. He ' s found both and managed to be a source of strength and in- spiration to those around him m the process. A lover of cold brew, good-looking women, and life in general — here ' s to hoping the Army is ready for " Okie. " Sport Parachute Team 4.3. 490 =% DENNIS AUGUST MINES C-1 Maryland Lieutenant " Big D " came to us as a free agent from Navy. Yes, he finally saw the light! He set aside his fame from the Soccer and Lacrosse fields and became a rock ' n ' roll superstar Denny will always be content reading Fitzgerald and Shakespeare, and listening to some mellow tunes on his glamorous sailboat sipping champagne; Denny has more fun! Soccer Team 4; Lacrosse Team 4; Ski Club 3; Aeronautics and Astronautics Club 2- KEVIN DALE HIPPLE E-4 South Dakota Lieutenant Straight from Dakota with a love for fresh air and sunshine, Kevin took life as it came Whether it was academics, another dislocated shoulder, a summer of R D, or just gloom period, he was always ready with a smile and a hearty laugh. Russian Club 4; CPRC 3,2. Trap Sheet Club 3; Engineering Forum 4. FREDERICK LANSING HOON E-4 CHARLES WAYNE HOOPER 1-3 New York Sergeant New Jersey Lieutenant Lance always had something good to say about everybody. Never in a hurry and always patient, some plebes swore he was Father Time. Fred always lived life in the way he felt was best, regardless of the personal sacrifices involved, A friend who always had time to listen, Fred ' s actions and words were witness to us all. Triathlon 2,1; Russian Club Navigators 4,3.2.1; OCF 2.1. 4.3; What can one say about the legendary " Hoop. " From napping in Plebe English to running for the ARMY Track Team, Wayne has carried the banner of pride with him. He did his best to solidify our class image as the " Top of the Line. " He did the job of Class Secretary ungrudgingly and whenever things went wrong " Hoop " was always a great scapegoat. Success is in the future for him. We hope that America is ready for this new guiding force within our generation. Indoor Track; Outdoor Track 4.3.2,1; Contemporary Affairs Seminar; Class Secretary 3.2,1; Chinese Club 4,3.2,1; Tactics Club 2 i-0 RICHARD HEBER HOFF B-4 Louisiana Sergeant When the B-4 boys gathered for ATC ' s. Rick could never understand why no one else drank it straight — maybe that ' s why it took him seven years to graduate With his time divided between Anne and running through the woods, his Mercedes tank, bluegrass banjo, Friday night parties and being obnoxious, he found little left for playing with skunks. Rick was truly " kind to animals, " Squash 4; Orienteering 4,3.2.1; Honor Committee 2.1. WILLIAM GREGORY HOOVER, JR. B-3 Tennessee Sergeant Hoov ' s soft-spoken style belies his Paris origins — Paris. Tennessee, that is. He led his gridiron team against foridable odds with courage and integrity - attributes he taught as our Honor Rep. - and his team drove on to glory if not to victory. His loyalty and friendship have never faltered. Glee Club 4.3.2,1; CPRC 3.1; Honor Committee 2.1; Sunday School Teacher 4,3,2,1. 491 THOMAS DAVID HORTON 1-3 California Sergeant " Tom-Tom, " alias " Horton-Horton. " evokes esoteric visions of a being greater than great. From infamy to academic renown. Tom tias proved himself quite able to uphold the tradition of the friendly — sometimes astoundingly brilliant — Horton; and he will, ultimately, hatch the egg. Cadet Glee Club 3.2.1: Cadet Fine Arts Forum Academy Lyceum 4,3,2,1. MICHAEL ROBERT HORN B-4 New York Captain Hornman of old D-4, whose 18th birthday pre- sent was R-Day, has shown uniqueness is no liability. And the uniqueness goes beyond the stars. The man from Rochester, whether as friend, leader, or lover of argument, is always in the fore- front. As a firstie, he prided himself as Fourth Class System Commissar of B-4 ' s Iron Quadrangle. As an officer who knows? But competitors, beware! BOYD DOUGLAS HOUCK Pennsylvania B-1 Lieutenant Wargaming Committee SCUSA 2; Domestic Affairs Forum 3,2,1 Academy Lyceum 3,2. Doug, alias the " Hook, " was always there when you needed him. Of course, " there " was usually in the bag Those of us who were lucky enough to know him will remember his good nature and willingness to help us pass those courses he under- stood but we never did. We hope he ' ll always experience the happiness he brought to us. Protestant Chape! Usher Engineering Forum 4.3.2; t French Club 4; Military Affairs [ Collectors Club 2.1 TEDD JAY HOYT Wisconsin 1-2 Lieutenant As valedictorian of his high school class, Tedd came to West Poin t a definite achiever. Competitive in his pursuits, yet free and easy with others, he showed us how it was done, being happy and making others happy too. i-4 JmS:rA % .•• mmM MAROC LEONARD HOWARD B-2 Mew Hampshire Captain ?ocky came from the only black family in New ampshire. An old " duck. " he came to " Brewdog !_and " seeking fun and friendship. In the summer. Rocky would not hesitate to spend his leave time aking MAC flights alone all over the U.S. and ' Europe. Although he will be a " duck-hunter, " ocky is Infantry at heart. He liked RECONDO so ■nuch that he went back for more during his first :lass summer. football 4, 3. 2. 1 ; Contemporary si Nr! r 1 4= Affairs Seminar JEFFREY MATTHEW HRUTKAY F-1 Pennsylvania Captain What an unlikely place for a guy from the coalfields Df Western Pennsylvania to end up. Walk sofly but :arry a big stick was the way of life for this soft- spoken individual who may have gone unnoticed had it not been for his personal achievements and qualities. An athlete, a scholar and. most importantly. a genuine friend. Fhotball 4; Rugby Team 3; Audio Club 4; Engineering Forum 1. MICHAEL FRANCIS HOWE C-2 New Hampshire Sergeant Hailing from Concord. New Hampshire. Mike called the C-2 circus home after a brief stint with the Dragons of E-3. As an ace marathoner, he could always be counted on to go the distance for his friends, His quick smile and easy wit are always welcome by all who know him. The Army is surely gaining a fine officer. Marathon Team; Chapel Choir 4.3.2. Catholic MARTIN DENNIS HOWARD Iowa % = F-2 Lieutenant When he wasn ' t making the Grant Hall scene with the " Cowboys, " " Ty " could be found with the " Twinkies " at the Hostess Office or hiving out on a Chcm Lab. Never missing a chance to comment on the system, his ability to constantly fall in love and his feeble attempts to learn the guitar will remain memorable to us all. The Army better watch out. because " Ty " is on the way! Cadet Band 4.3.2 (Vice-Presi- dent) I; Geology Club 4.3,1 (President) 2; Hop Bands 2.1; 100th Night Show (Director) 1; Ring and Crest Committee 1. DAVID REED HUFF Indiana M Sergeant Though a hard-core Rabble Rouser. Dave still had a place in I-l.This was on top of his mattress, (He has been accused of selling his soul to his bed.) Notable contributions were his donation of a paddle to the ping pong room and his constant selfless monitoring of the TV room. We wish Dave and his easy going style success and happiness in times to come. Rabble Rousers 4.3.2,1; 4; CPRC 3.2; Scuba 2,1. Pistol BERNARD CHARLES HUGHES. JR. 1-3 Virginia Lieutenant A bonafide member of the East Gymnasium and the weight room. Bernard was always lifting something, whether it was iron or bottles of J. A. Somewhere below racquetball games, running, weightlifting, dreaming of baseball games past, and girls, mathe- matics was " Chuck ' s " primary concern. Charles will always be remembered for being the athlete he was — or thought he was — by i-3 and DPE. Baseball 4. 493 JAMES EDWIN HUGHES A-4 Missouri Lieutenant Missouri delivered Jimbo to us toughened and ready to work. He remained a very private person, yet those who entered his inner circle found his common sense and strength unyielding. Domestic A ffairs Seminar 4, 3, 2; SCUSA 3: Pointer 3; Cycling Club 3.2; Dialectic Society RICHARD PAUL HUGHES G-2 Michigan Captain FRANK ROGER HULL D-2 Michigan Lieutenant Rick came from the suburbs of Michigan with a calculator by his side, a smile in his eyes, and a helping hand- Though a regular wiz kid in academics, his selfless friendship was his trademark. The Army is fortunate to be getting such a tremendous human being. Glee Club 2.1: CPRC 3,1. Committee 2,1. Car Straight from the wilds of Michigan. Frank brought his unconventional attitudes to West Point. Never one to let his schooling interfere with his education, the Doob preferred to spend his time pursuing the finer things in life: partying, women, and the rack. His bright red ' vettc was the perfect com- plement to his fiery personality. Together they will cruise into the Army full-speed ahead. Golf 4; Whitewater Canoe Club 3,1; SCUSA 4. ij ' • ' - - f - T ...- ROBERT ALLISON HYATT, JR. D-2 Virginia Lieutenant Bob came to us by way of the " Poop School. " A little guy with a big heart who will always lend an ear. Bob sees the only way to go is the " Queen of Battle. " His hard work and dedication assure him of success in anything he undertakes A pleasure to work with. Bob will do well in the Army. Triathalon 4; Swimming 4; Portugese Club 3- SCUSA 2.1; Honor Committee 2,1- STEVEN EDWARD HUTEK B-1 Florida Sergeant " Little Stevie " will be remembered for burning out and the Big " V " but he will always be thought of because of his true friendship and generosity. Steve is the epitome of what a true friend should be. He will go far in whatever field he chooses because of his determination and his dedication to his ideals. His refreshing outlook on life is truly an inspiration to all who know and love him. German Club 4.3,2. (President 1). RICHARD JOHN HYDE H-2 Virginia Lieutenant We never saw a bub who came to West Point to learn how to relax, but Rick widened our horizons. From Bag to Buffalo to Happy Man, Rick grew more than lots of us combined, grew In confidence, leadership, subjects conquered and new ways to enjoy life. Of all the Hydes in green, we saved the best for last. Orienteering Club 4. 3. 2; Drama Seminar 4; Domestic Affairs Forum L " ' v 1 , ' r " 494 DON WERNER Georgia LEWIS HUSKEY II A-3 Lieutenant This man ' s major concern for the last four years has been survival, but now his mighty struggle against the forces of the Dean has been won. !n the heat of this battle, he could always find time to enjoy his favorite boodle {someone else ' s), and a good war story. He ' s the man with the mouth that never quits, but is always funny, in between the studies and the jokes, he even manages to devote a little time to duty and, despite any outward appearances to the contrary, takes his job seriously and does it well. Hockey 4 (Manager); Howitzer 2. % - HARVEY MICHAEL HUMPHREY F-4 Japan Lieutenant An original member of the C-1 " Birdmen. " Harvey has never been one to turn down a good time. Com- puter mad-man that he was, who else would pro- gram the West Point computer to handle all the concert ti cket sales Harvey should make an excel- lent husband and officer. Flying Club 3,2,1, Dialectic So- ciety 2.1: Scuba Diving Club 3, Fine Arts Forum 3. BRIAN HAROLD HUNT Oregon G-3 Lieutenant Brian would be content to spend much of his life hanging from the side of a cliff or " hooking " for the ball on a rugby field. He always worked hard at whatever he was doing, including designing houses or planning ski trips. He started many friendships here which will last a lifetime. " Work hard, play hard " Gymnastics 4. Wrestling 3; Rugby 3,2,1; Mountaineering Club 3.2.1 (V.Pres); Ski Instructor 2.1; Ski Club 3.2.1; Electronics Club 4.3.2 (V.Pres.). 1; Aero Astro Club 4.3.2; Finance Forum 3; German Club 4 ' I RAUL ARMANDO INTERIANO C-4 El Salvador Lieutenant Raul came to us from that tiny Latin American country. El Salvador After 4 years of listening to jokes about those El Salvadorean " armored person- nel donkeys. " Raul has established himself as a true friend, always ready to cheer you up with h.s quick wit. We original I-Beams " remember his great held reports for certain social activities, and all wish him well as he returns to run the Army. C Squad Soccer 4. Glee Club 4; Ring and Crest Committee 3; German Club 4; Electronics Club 4. STANLEY MARLON JACKSON G-1 Maryland Lieutenant Jack was a very serious individual His outlook on life was optimistic; as long as the ladies did not come between him and academics. Stan ' s unselfish ness had an impact on the lives of all of us through the " jams " he personally engineered. His academic diligence can be characterized only as phenomenal, evidenced by his recovery from the " 16 ' s " and " 29 ' s " Micky will be long remembered. Behavioral Science Club 4,3.2.1- Contemporary Affairs Seminar; SIMS Seminar 3.2. JEFFREY ALAN JACOBS Virginia F-] Licutenan ' Commitment, concern, and common sense - thest three words best describe the young man whom we came to know in the Circus as " Jake. " Jeffy under- stood and practiced professionalism long before we ' knew what the term meant. Dependable and vibrant he demonstrated an uncanny ability to command th. respect of his closest companions. Jewish Sunday School Teachers 4.3. (Principal 2.1): Jewish Chapel Choir 4.3.2,1; Cadet Glee Club 4.2.1; Scoutmaster ' s Council 3.2. (Vice-President 1); Big Brother Big Sister Program 1. BARRY LEE JACOBSON Alabama Al Lieutenant Welcome to West Point. Mr. Jacobson. " From that time forward Barry was ready to hop onto his Yamaha and ride to the winds. For some reason (only he knows) he stuck, and through the years he studied (sometimes), and coached (boxing) and vociferously discussed the incongruencies of the system (often), and planned weekends (always - thank God for " plastic " money) A truly loyal friend, proud, persistent. Barry will be an asset - wherever he goes in everything he does Cross Country 4; Indoor Track 4; Outdoor Track 4; Jewish Chapel Choir (CIC 4). TIMOTHY ALLEN JACOBSON H-4 Washington Lieutenant Tim is one cadet who will be forever grateful to West Point - for the summers that began with Beast Barracks, for a most interesting and rewarding first year with A-1. and for the friendships and good times " of upperclass years. To share that which is most meaningful, he would say, " Love the Lord your God with all your heart, and all your mind, and all your soul. Your life is too precious to do otherwise. " Riding Club 1; Sailing Club 1; Sport Parachute Club 1; Soaring Club 1; Howitzer 1; Portuguese Club 1; Investment Club 2; Protestant Discussion Group 3 JOHN MCGAVOCK JACOCKS Louisiana H-2 Captain Complete with webbed feet from the backwoods of south Lousiana. Jake came smiling. Einstein summarized Jake ' s love of life. " A thousand times every day I remind myself that my inner and outer life depends on the labors of other men. living and dead, and that I must exert myself in order to give in the same measures as I have received and am still receiving. " FCA 3,2,1; Sport Parachute Club 4.3.2; Scuba Club; Ski Club 3,2,1; Academy Lyceum 4,3.2.1; Rugby 3,2; Finance Forum 3,2. a m s XX, mn RS «R» n» m SK « V? 3 55 E« «. »»j tsc ■i U l MS A iM frs r- STEVEN JOHN JANIS New York C-4 JAMES ALEXANDER JANKOWSKI I-l Lieutenant Pennsylvania Sergeant Steve started his military career with Prep School. Going through West Point, he has developed many friendships. The leadership that he has provided while in C-4 has been equalled by few. To know him is to know a man in the finest sense of the word. His character will live on in the hearts of all those cowboys who were lucky enough to know him. Electronics Club 4.3; (regimental representative) 2.1. Mountaineer- ing Club 3; Scuba Club 3; Mili- tary Affairs Club 4- Jim ran the good race. I will always remember it - high hopes at the start, obstacles in the path, the cheering crowd along the winding way. the always-distant finish line. He negotiated every turn, and when we all came down the final stretch his determination encouraged us; we won it together. Congratulations, Jim. LESTER CHARLES JAURON G-2 California Lieutenant After four years of West Point and the Thayer system, Les still has that unique sense of humor that distinguishes him among his classmates. An innate historian, his excellence in yearling history was only surpassed when recalling ancient sports trivia. This Californian is destined to do it all, say it all, yet more importantly, give it his all. West Point Forum 3.2; Domestic Affairs Forum 1; Geology Club 2. SAMUEL NEFF JENKINS G-4 Kentucky Sergeant Old " Sad Sam " is a born cavalryman. The Nerfman ' s gonzo spirit, never daunted by those who may underestimate him, kept the whole class of ' 79 a little bit insane . . . the birdmen. the Dauntless Deviates, the support platoon are all grateful that the ghosts of Custer and Stuart still thrive within Neff. " Best I Can " is Nerf ' s official motto, but he is better described by the immortal. " Commies to the left of me, Tac ' s to the right, party to the front . . . the situation is excellent — Charge! " Catholic Chapel Choir 4; WKDT 2; Military A f fairs Club 4. 3. 2, 1 ; Riding team TONY ORVILLE JENNINGS El Ohio Sergeant Tony is one of the most creative and sensitive individuals I ' ve ever met. though he probably wouldn ' t admit it- He has a philosophy of " Do unto others as you would have them do unto you. " It is a philosophy he not only professes but lives. Over the past four years Tony has earned my respect, admiration and eternal friendship. Handball Team 3.2.1; Con- temporary Affairs Seminar 4. French Club 2.1: Howitzer Photo- graphy Staff 1. MARTIN ARTHUR JIMENEZ A-2 New Mexico Captain Hey Mahty, wher ' s the pah-ty? . . . familiar words rining through the divisions over in Gupland. Quick with a smile and a helping hand, the " Animal House " was lucky to get the Albuquerque Kid when we all changed neighborhoods. Well, her ' s to " Marty ' s Bar " and hoping it will be open for business out in the Green Machine. Outdoor Sportsman ' s Club 4.3,2,1; Riding Club 1; Orienteering Club 2,1. JOHN RICHARD JOHNSEN E-3 Wisconsin Captain " Porkchop " had to put those pounds on for Rugby, and Tony ' s made a fortune His first love was the scrum and girls — well, that speaks for itself. We all admired that Wisconsin ingenuity and his knack for Academics. He was with you to the end - the characteristic of a great Icader- Rugby 2.1. Team 4,3. 150 Football 4. Riding DAN ALLEN JOHNSON HI New Jersey Lieutenant After a two-year indoctrination in Bag-4. Dan moved in with the Hawgs of HI. Studying was lower on the priority list than friends, Grant Hall, and the rack. " There ' s more to West Point than studying " was the justification. Far-ranging trips with the gang pro- vided many great memories and the often needed escape from gray. Chinese Club 4,3. GREGORY LANE JOHNSON H-2 Texas Lieutenant Never at a loss for words. Greg could never be con- sidered soft-spoken. Even though he probably got more than his share of trouble, it did not alter his good-natured self. This attitude followed him to foot- ball, even when fame was elusive A source of inspiration (but a sink for demerits), Greg always had the trust of his friends. Football Fellowship Christian Athletes 4.3.2. L of JEFFREY GRANT JOHNSON H-4 Minnesota Lieutenant Jeff Johnson is known to many as J. J., and to others (for reasons obvious when you see him) as Chesty. Jeff is best known for his inability to pass a record store without spending money and his tendency to- ward self-abuse (running marathons is not exactly normal). So he ' s a little strange, but he ' s still a good friend Good Luck! Marathon Team talneering Club masters Council 4,3. CHARLES MICHAEL JOHNSTON 1-2 Maryland Lieutenant Known as " Block " to most people, he can often be seen frequenting local bars and taverns. He enjoyed playing Varsity Football and Baseball. He was nanned to the Alt-East team at center in 1978. His other hobbies included eating glass and drinking flaming shots! A member of the fearsome fivesome and up- the-creek gang, his favorite saying was " Against boredom, even the gods themselves struggle in vain. " Baseball 1. Football 4.3,2,1; 100th Night Show I. KEITH JAMES JOHNSTON D-1 California Captain Keith brought a dedication to hard work blended with the easygoing layback lifestyle of California — a curious but beneficial to all. Everyone was Keith ' s " bud " and he always had a smile when it was needed. Known for his handiness with the sword and his love of life, Keith will always be tops to the Dragoons. Fencing Ring Crest 4.3. 2.1. 499 DONALD EDWARD JONES H-2 Florida Lieutenant He came from the depths of Florida to join the ' Ratpack. ' " Che " had always been a Revolutionary but he got worse when he got stripes and even J.D. couldn ' t help him. When " Che " and Vladimir were roommates they often wrestled over political philosophy. Between the chairman and ISHI, he never forgot the People ' s position. Sport Parachute Tean Karate Club 3; CPRC 1. 4.3: JEFFREY SAMUEL JONES 1-2 Maryland Lieutenant Jeff will always be known for his saxophone con- certs. When he practiced, all of Centra! Area could hear. Jeff always could be counted on as a friend; he was loyal and sensitive to other ' s problems. Whenever it mattered, Jeff would put his friends in front of himself, a quality few others possess. Cadet Glee Club 4.3; Hop Band 2.1: Sailing 4.3. GREGORY WAYNE JORDAN H-4 New York Captain Greg sailed into our lives from " The Island, " and with him he brought a unique ability to find and bring out the best in himself and those associated with him. Whether it was sailing his boat or driving his X19. Greg always found the best (and best looking) life had to offer. Companionship such as his will never be equalled. As a soft-spoken true friend and a true leader. Greg will always stay in the hearts of the " old " Hogs Gymnastics 4: Sailing 3.2. 1 Vice President: Honor Committee 2.1. MICHAEL JOHN KARAMAN HI Pennsylvania Lieutenant One of Mike ' s goals was to get the most out of his stay here at the Academy, and that he did, Whether it was his involvement in club activities, academics or having a good time on the weekends, he always did his best. Self-discipline, loyalty and friendship are just a few of Mike ' s everlasting traits. Dtal Soc (VP): 100th Nt Prod 1: Elect CI (Pres): Howitzer 2.1: Pointer 2: Thea Sup Glee CI 3.2.1; R C Com Car Com 2.1: CPRC 3.1: WP For 2: Fin For 3.2: Com For 4.3.2: Rus CI 4.3.2- JAMES JOSEPH KARDAS F-2 New York Captain Every once in a great while someone comes along whose stolid indifference to insanity and stands as a model for us all. In four years, Jim has generated more equations than the Honeywell Computer. Anyone who takes more interest in the mechanics of a mouse trap than in a great novel has got to be an Engineer at heart. Aeronautics and Astronautics Club 4.3; Cadet Band 2: Cycling Club 2. JOHN ANDREW KARDOS E-3 Connecticut Captain J.K. spent two years with the " old M. " and two years with the " new E-3. " adding to both of these fine organizations. Known for his competitive spirit, athletic ability and as a bastion of the Fourth Class System, John left here well prepared to execute the duties of a new Second Lieutenant, and he will surely rise far above that rank. Howitzer Representative Catholic Representative 1. 500 RICHARD ALAN JORDAN H-3 Louisiana Captain Ranger Rick Jordan will always be remembered for his outstanding performances here at West Point. He was not only the first detail company commander of H-3 but also the president of SCUSA and should be congratulated for doing a job well in both cases. He ran both organizations with a strong arm and a strict sense of duty Rich was respected by every- one for being all the things that a model cadet and future Army officer should be. Ring and Crest 4,3.2.1; SCUSA 3,2. chrmn. 1; Protestant Chapel Acolyte 4,3. PETER JOHN KALE Pennsylvania E-4 Lieutenant DOUGLAS EDWARD KARMEL E-4 New York Lieutenant A truer friend there could never be. But in the future I cannot see, If someday we shall meet some danger. Come on Doug, you better become a Ranger! Doug is one of the best and sincerest friends that many have ever had. Even though the blue darts never came, he will be ahead of us all in a few years. Football 4; Baseball 4.3. Outdoor Sportsman ' s Club 3.2. It nearly killed Pete to remove his Engineer Foot- ball Patch from his grey jacket, but he still managed to make the best of his stay here. His philosophy of " Go for it " pulled him through many a tight situation. A good friend and hard worker in the crunch. Pete will surely come out on top in his future endeavors, Sailing Club 3,2,1; Rugby Club 3; Engineering Forum 4.3,2,1. MICHAEL EDWARD KALLMAN G-3 Nebraska Lieutenant One of the only three original Gophers left in G-3. Mike will always be remembered for his sci-fi western library and his " Darth Vader " robe. Although never a ladies ' man, a blind date cow year brought him out of his shell. He ' s a true friend . . . now and always. By the way, Miguel, the tickets are in the CRC. Howitzer 4,3; Section Editor Goat-Engineer Football 2. GEORGE RICHARD KATHER D-2 Kentucky Captain A son of a tanker, a son of Kentucky and a brotfier to all: indeed a hard worker and dedicated First Sergeant. George was always easy to get along with. Sport Parachute Club 4,3.2, Con- crete Canoe Seminar 1; Scout- master ' s Council 4.3.2 CPRC 3,2,1. GEORGE ARTHUR KAUB, Florida JR. H-2 Lieutenant There is no name for this person He is known not for what he did but for what he didn ' t do. He is a ; child at heart and always will be - that ' s his nature. I He is still a searcher - restless, but happily going ' his own way He loves little ones and especially enjoys a pot of beans every now and then. PATRICK JOSEPH KASTNER M Kentucky Lieutenant From the shores of the Potomac to the shores of the Hudson. Kas has demonstrated an amazing talent to get so much for so little. Born into the infantry mold he has no choice but to continue the tradition. With a beer in one hand, little can stop him. Lacrosse 4,3. THOMAS JOHN KEE Maine III G-1 Lieutenant Every man has within himself the ability to do great things .... His touchstone is the Challenge. To rise to the Challenge ultimately, this is the reason that men build bridges, climb mountains, lead armies, and ' do those myriad things that manifest the Hope and Despair, the Triumph and Defeat that make Life worth living and Man worth Being Ring and Crest Committee Hop Committee 4.3.2: Judo Team 4.3 JOHN MARK KEEFE California A-3 Lieutenant " Keefe-dog, " was a starman at heart but not on the collar. He was famous for always striving for all those extra " " points John was noted for always doing the optional assignments and typing up home- work problems, which he turned in a lesson in advance " O " Club, strong beer, Irish songs, 280-Z and steep cliffs were his cry, man ' s best friend. Mountaineering Club 4,3,2,1; Con- m Crete Canoe Seminar 7, Academy iTj Lyceum 3,2,1: SCUSA 1: Geology j| Club 4,3.2: Compute r Forum 4.3,2: Engineering Forum 4.1. 502 ROBERT MARSHALL KEITH III D-3 P ' o da Captain Marshall, alias Bruce Jenner, looked forward to having his picture on a box of cereal-probably Fruit Loops. His athletic prowess was outdone only by the inverse of his time spent studying Says he wants to be permanently stationed in Hawaii Soccer Team 4,3,2: Track Team 4,3,2,1: Investment Club 1. FRANCIS BRET KAUFMANN 1-4 New Jersey Captain Bret Kaufmann, the smooth-talking jock from B-3, will always be remembered for his girls and TV habits, not to mention his affair with his green girl. A true l-Beam, he lead the company in athletics and high personal standards. The Army is getting a great man. Wrestling 4,3; Scout Master ' s Council 3: Mountaineering Club 2; Howitzer Representative 2,1; Ski Instructor Group 1. MICHAEL CHRISTOPHER KAVANAUGH H-4 New York Lieutenant if " Kav " wasn ' t lifting, he was running. If he wasn ' t running, he was wrestling. If he wasn ' t wrestling, he was studying. And if he wasn ' t doing any of these, he was partying. Mike ' s philosophy was work hard and play harder. He is a guy that all his friends in 4th Reg. and the old F-2 " Zoo " will never forget. Wrestling 4,2.1; Ski Club German Language Club 2.1. = CHARLES BRIAN KEATING B-4 Florida Sergeant It was a long four years, and he ' s ready to cross a few more rivers but not soon to forget his stay in the " hallowed grounds. " good friends, good times, and some not so good times. He left with itchin ' heels and an open mind, with new trails to blaze because " the sun is shinin, ' and he ' s on the road. " Rugby 4; Geology Club 3.2.1; Out- door Sportsman Club 3,2. S 2 A- BRIAN CASSADY KELLER Alabama tte:: C-3 Lieutenant " BK. " " KBird, " " SunDancc " - no matter what you called him-you knew Brian as an easy-going, friendly, ' Bama boy. But behind the smiling face and dancing feet was an intense, sincere individual many haue come to trust and love. Though not always agreeing with the system, Brian, nevertheless, accomplished a lot through his work at WKDT and within the com- pany. WKDT Slum and Gravy 4.3: Catholic Choir 4,3: Acolyte 4,3; American Culture Seminar 3. 2,1; French Club 4.3 JAMES BYRON KELLEY Kentucky D-1 KEITH DOUGLAS KELLEY D-2 Lieutenant Minnesota Sergeant Despite the adverse influence of the 42nd division, JB managed to stay free of the area for four years. His romantic escapades got him into trouble more than once and he still faces dual possibilities. This shootist. known as " Rock " to team members, was famous for his boodle boxes and the charm of a true southern gentleman. . 4 Rille Rifle Club 4,3.2,1: fef? -.L, ADDIC Council 2,1; Fine Arts For- um 2; Aero Astro Club 3 CPRC 1. DONALD ANDREW KELLY C-4 Florida Lieutenant Don will always be remembered for weekend excur- sions to Florida. He could either be found on the squash courts, off playing his sax, on weekend, or in the bag. Academics never cramped his style. After studying, there was still plenty of time for Grant Hall, movies, or rack. A hard and dedicated worker who knows how to have a good time; he will make a fine officer. Squash Team 4.3.2,1; Hop Bands 2.1; Scuba Club 4.3.2; Cadet Band 4.3. JAMES JOSEPH KELLY Pennsylvania I A-1 Lieutenant Maybe Infantry isn ' t his one and only, but whatever branch he decides upon, Jim will carry with him the characteristics of a good administrator. Always com- mitted to doing his best, whether in school or in the pool, he stil has time to be a good friend to those who know him well. Give him a mask and a couple of fins and he ' ll be happy. Class Committee 4,3.2.1; Scuba Diving Club; Cycling Club 4.3,2,1; Scoutmaster ' s Council 3, 2,1; Military Affairs Club 4,3,2; Rifle Team 4; Dialectic Society 4,3. A faithful leader at the Rugby parties, he will be re- membered for his undying individuality and fire on the field. Few, however, knew his quiet, contempla- tive side under that rough exterior, which made him a great friend to have. Rugby Team 4,3,2, l(Treasurer); Computer Seminar 4,3. CHARLES WILLIAM KENNEDY El Florida Lieutenant Chuck never did take the system too seriously and occasionally didn ' t fare too well with those who did Although he loved the " spartan environment, " he re- fused to let it show. Chuck will always be remem bered as a loyal, hardworking friend who would settle for nothing less than complete success in everything he did West Point Flying 3.2; Scuba Club 3; Sport Pjracbute Club 3; German Language Club 4.3; Geology Club 3. 504 STEVEN WILLIAM KERR New York D-4 REIN EDWARD KIEWEL Fl Lieutenant Iowa Lieutenant Remember Prepstersl We came, two hundred and ten plus two strong knowing not what to expect, only hopeful of what might happen. We worked toward a common goa!; some of us will achieve this goal, some will not To those of us who make it. we " challenge " you and wish you " good luck " Portuguese Club 4,3.2,1; Scuba Club 4,3,2,1; Electronics Seminar 4.3,2,1; Volleyball 1. Tavarish Kiewel came to West Point from the corn- fields of Iowa After establishing himself as a " Gup- py " in good standing, he disappeared in search of the bitter bowling ball. He succeeded in walking a tight rope with academics and enlightened all those who knew him with a sincere friendship that knew no bounds Thanks Kiwi! Bowling Club 4.3,2.1 (President) 2,1; Bowling Team 4,3.2.1 (Cap- tain) 2,1. SOS 5 RICHARD ELDON KILLBLANE HI Oklahoma Sergeant For short I was more commonly known as " Killer. " Demonstrating my lack of common sense I practiced boxing and karate for four years. My artistic talents made many ask why 1 was here. My conduct made my Tac wonder the same thing. 1 was dedicated to satire and the use of the media hoping that in a subtle way I could bring a change to the institution and get a few laughs along the way. I was disap- pointed that the Revolution did not come in my time. Pointer 4,3,2; Karate 4.3,2.1, Mili- tary Affairs Club 4,3.2.1 (Military Collectors Com-nittee); Tactics Club 4,3.2.1. CHARLES HERBERT Florida KING 111 B-4 Lieutenant From the time Chuck wol e up in the morning, until he went to bed at night. Chuck had only one thing on his mind: golf. He worked hard on his game every day and. in his effort, improved the Army team. Although he was not the best player on the team, he was the most dedicated player. This dedication alone helped Chuck, as captain, inspire the inexperienced team to an outstanding season. Colt 4,3.2.1. NORMAN Colorado DOUGLAS KING C-4 Lieutenant Colorado ' s loss was West Point ' s gain. Characterized by his ever-present fondness for people. Norm has been a real asset to the Corps. Always looking out for friends, he will surely do well as an officer. The " old man " has brought a new perspective into cadet life, not every company had a father figure to look up to. Thanks. Dad Orienteering Choir 4. Club 3.2: Chapel GARY WILLIAM New York KLABEN H-1 Lieutenant To those who will read these words, remember me not by what they said, but what you saw. Cross Country 4: Indoor Track 4,3: Track and Field 4: Orienteer- ing 3.2.1. DANIEL THOMAS KNOWLES C-4 Alabama Captain As a frien d and as a leader. Dan will be remembered for his easy smile and outspoken way. His concern for others was only outdone by his love of good fun. good friends, and good skiing. With a sense of humor that carried him through four years of P.E. and P.R. ' s. Dan ' s drive and enthusiasm ensure him success. Class Committee (Vice-President) 2.1: Ski Instructor 4,3,2,1: Glee Club 3,2.1: Rugby 3.1: Scusa 2,1: Outdoor Sportsman Club 3: Goat- Engineering Football. GREGORY MICHAEL KOGUT B-1 Illinois Captain Straight out of Chicago ' s South Side, Kugs brought " The Duke " to the Corps. With a good, polished sense of humor, Greg always had a thought and a laugh for someone else. With a broken nose and hurt back, he still played football. The Army is getting a super soldier that anyone should feel proud to have on his flank. Russian Club 2. 1 (Vice-president 1). Scoutmaster ' s Council 3,2,1. MARIN HRISTOS KOLLEF D-2 New York Sergeant Marin always tried hard to make the mark, but hi; ideals were such that his efforts passed unsung. His true friends and family knew he did his best, but more importantly he knows and so his efforts weren ' l, wasted. Wherever he goes, he ' ll do well because he ' : Marin. I Goat-Engineer Engineers. Football: District 506 KARL KENNEDY KLETT B-2 Pennsylvania Captain Being B-2 ' s resident physics hive was not Karl ' s only claim to fame His friends will remember him for cal- ,zone bets on the football games and how excited he would get before a big weekend. But we ' ll mostly re- member him as a lot of fun and a great guy. Astronomy Club (Presi- dent): Marathon Club 2. Cadet Chapel Choir 4.3,2,1; Scoutmas- ter ' s Council 2, 1 . CHARLES EDWARD KNAPP G-1 Washington Lieutenant " Every step and every strain and hard breath and hcartpump is an investment in tomorrow morning ' s strength You ' re watching the change with your own eyes and feeling it under your own skin and through your own veins. A miracle; at least if the species has lost its animal strength, its individual members can have the fun of finding it again. " Ski Team 4. RICHARD DALE KNAPP E-2 Minnesota Lieutenant Whenever things started to get you down, all you had to do was go see Rich. With his home-cooked Minne- sota humor and sharp wit he ' d have you laughing in no time In fact, if you ' re an E-2 " Dog " or one of the 1-2 boys, you ' re probably laughing just thinking about him. Thanks, " Knapper " . American Culture Seminar 3; Out- door Sportsman ' s Club 2; Ski Club 1. rOLLOW ARMY 4 SOCCER ' S AT WEST ROGER BRENT KOLTS Virginia Al Lieutenant POINT l-O v V imx The four years were interesting to Brent - meeting the challenge of the rocky crags on the shore of the Hud- son with fortitude and the determination bred of fore- sight. The New York girls, no doubt, miss Brent and will have to go back to " Robert Redford Movies. " To- day you ' ll find him out either working hard or playing hard. Outdoor Sportsman ' s Club 4,3,2. L Ski Club 4,3,2,1. JOSEPH JAMES KOMPERDA B-3 Illinois Lieutenant Joey spent his time in search of a natural high, whether it be through music or helping a friend. J.J. ' s exuberance toward personal achievement, combined with his high ideals and moral character were ex- amples hard to follow. Dedication, hard work and sincerity arc his cornerstones. Glee Club 3.2.1; Headliners 1. Cadet Acting Troupe 4,3,2; Theatre Support Group 3,2.1; Scoutmaster ' s Council 4,3; En- gineering Forum (Computer Sem- inar) 4,3,2; Model Railroad Club 4.3; CPRC 3.2. ■ - » 4 ■ " y r ' -» ' w ' -►-; STEVEN DOUGLAS KRANER A-1 Ohio Lieutenant Though many of his perceptions changed at West Point. Steve found one rule to be a constant inspira- tion to himself and those around him: make the most of whatever is at hand now; the future and happiness will take care of themselves. Outdoorsmans Club 4,3,2,1 DONALD FRANCIS KOPINSKI, JR. A-1 Pennsylvania Sergeant MICHAEL PETER KOSTOFF 1-2 Florida Lieutenant DONALD PAUL Ohio KOTCHMAN C-3 Captain Although not usually noted for its supply of cowboys, Pittsburgh gave us the king of them alll One-hundred percent AIl-American male and a Redneck all the way. Grant Hal! will never be the same without " Ski " in permanent residence. Give him a jeep, a hand of bridge, and a woman to dominate, and this boy was happy! Armor had best be on its guard; there ' s nothing simple about this Tanker! Good Buddy. We Gone! Bugle Notes i; Chess Club 2.1. A firm believer in having a good time. Mike will al- ways be remembered as your not-so-conventional star-man. To some. Mike was a highly intellectual scholar and to others he was a carefree derelict. But to those who knew him well. Koz was one who could always be depended upon to give help and advice when it was needed. Success will undoubtedly follow Mike throughout his entire life. Portugese Language Club 4.3,2; West Point Forum 3.2.1. Debate 4; SCUSA 2.1. Military Affairs Club 4,3. Kotch was one of those people who was always will- ing to help anyone in the Company, to include stand- ing in for someone who could not dance. Whether it was guard, term-ends, or a party, it was more fun when Kotch was around. All of us in C-3 know that Kotch will " catch the big one, " and definitely be a great leader. Outdoor Sportsman ' s Club 2. 1 ; Russian Club 4.3; Ski Club 2.1; Howitzer 2. RICHARD KROBOCK 1-3 Massachusetts Lieutenant ROBERT KEITH KROENING C-3 JOHN LAWRENCE KRUEGER A-4 Colorado Lieutenant Illinois Sergeant After two years of lolling around with the dregs of D-4, " Kro " came to Third Reg and hung out with the derelicts of 1-3. Never one to let opportunity slip away, he took advantage of every chance to become intimate with his green girl or his 280Z. Ever ready to scamper off to UMass or a nearby party, Kro still kept a thoughtful concern for those around him and a watchful eye toward the future. Ever see a quiet. 6 ' 5 " Clint Walker type in dress grey? If so, you probably saw Bob Kroening. With much time devoted to God, friends, nautilus, Tony ' s and the Rack, not to mention academics, Bob ' s days at West Point were full. Add this to his C.E. con- centration and you see he doesn ' t fit the big-dumb- jock image. But, heaven knows he tried. Football Team 4; Flight Club 3,2.1; Aero Astro Club; Sailing Club 2. Beautiful women, very fast cars, horses, and music, not necessarily in that order, top the Krueg ' s list of favorites. A firm believer in the old saying, " No guts, no glory, " John always preferred a healthy risk to taking it easy, but he was rarely caught. Someday the Dauntless Deviates, who always particd hard, will ride again. Until then --- Good Luck. Riding Club 4,3,2,1; Riding Team; Military Affairs Club 4.3. 2.1 MMavmMurim KELLY DEAN KRUGER HI Virginia Captain First Regiment couldn ' t afford to lose one of its proudest members, and Kelly wouldn ' t have it otherwise Taking pride in his work and keeping the Corps walking the straight line, he still found time to make the boys laugh and the ladies cry. Air- borne! German Club 4: WKDT 1; Pointer 3,2: Protestant Chapel Ushers and Acolytes 4,3.2.1. WILLIAM JOSEPH KRZAN III F-2 New Jersey Lieutenant Pepsis. Bogs, and Pizza are the essence of life Bill came to West Point from the Jersey shore. Validat- ing Fourth Class year with his tatoo, " Krzoo " had more weekends than the firsties. Want to lose in a battle of wits? Check out the ambulance at Clinton field where you ' ll find " Krzoo. " beer in hand. WKDT 4.3.1: Howitzer 2,1: French Club i. Goat-Engineer: Football 2: Fourth Class System Committee 2. KEVIN CARL KYZER 1-3 California Lieutenant Kevin, a native Californian, brought with him scholar- ' ly habits unequaled by anyone in the corps. A mass media expert, Kevin could always be found in the TV room. His interest in flying inspired him to attend aviation school and to build a huge radio controlled airplane. Kevin ' s prior service gave him maturity and experience which he shared with us all. CHARLES DESMOND LAWRENCE, JR. B-4 Maine Lieutenant Whenever the winter nights got cold and academics bogged down, you could always depend on Charly to get things going. Starting riots and revolutions were his specialty, with a little classmate abuse thrown in for good measure. At the same time though. Charly was one of the few friends whom you could count on — riot or not! CPRC 3: Domestic Affairs Forum 2.1. MIGUEL NOE LEAL Texas D-2 Captain JOHN REUBEN LEE Alabama Never afraid to speak his mind or make personal sacrifices. Miguel won everyone ' s respect with his high sense of duty and strong convictions His devo- tion and dedication will carry him far in the Army and in life Spanish Club 4.3.2 (Vice-Presi- dent). 1: Sport Parachute Club 4. 3: Parachute Team 3: Concrete Canoe Seminar 1. I-l Captain Johnny came to Beast with an Alabama accent, hut it didn ' t last too long that summer. As a flanker hi? entered C-2 where it seemed only natural a kid named Lee take Chinese, A fantastic sense of humor helped him walk from C-2 to 1-1. Now he rides, and the Stormtroopers would have never been the same without him 510 B,r STEPHEN JOHN LABAK A-3 Connecticut Sergeant Changes are the foundation of experience and learn- ing, but there are two ideals which must never change; the code of honor, and devotion to God- Investment Club 2,1; Outdoor Sportsman Club 3,2,1: German Club 4.3: Triathlon Club 2.1: Rid- ing Club 4: Scuba Club 3.2.1. JOHN FRANKLIN LADY III G-4 Arizona Lieutenant From Jonesboro, Arkansas, Frank came with inter- ests in serving God and Country, playing basketball and singing in quartets. Although his desk picture changed often, his determination to instil pride in subordinates did not. His ability to " encourage " them to meet standards will be remembered. From start to finish, Frank ' s motto " be flexible, be happy " gave us the perspective we needed. Glee Club 3: Russian Club 1: Of- ficer ' s Christian Fellowship 4,3.2,1: Navigator ' s 2.1. RONALD JAMES LARDIE H-2 New Mexico Lieutenant A man who believes in God with all his might; an in- dividual who emanates sensitivity, sincerity, and truth; a Christian who says a beautiful prayer; Ron is one who gives his best in everything he does. A bril- liant scholar, full of understanding and practicality. Ron will forever be an asset to all associated with him. Finance Forum 4; SCUSA 4; Ski Club 3: SCUBA 3.1: WKDT 2: Marathon Club 1 KEE YOUNG LEE Georgia G-1 Sergeant Kee Young, everyone ' s " little bud. " came from the frozen wastes of Alaska, after being stationed there for one-and-a-half years, to give West Point a try. Now look at him! This guy never ceased to amaze us. From Plebe tables to Firstie coffee call and bouts with the academic departments. Kee Young has made it. Over the years we will never forget him. Judo Team 4.3.2: Portugese Lan- guage Club 4.3,2: Scuba Diving Club 1. FRANCIS MICHAEL LEGASSE F-3 New York Lieutenant After 2 years of varsity football, Fran decided to do something easy firstie year, so fie went out for rugby In good shape both physically and academically. Fran was quick to help a friend in need. A great guy who ' ll make a great officer. JOSEPH LOUIS LEGASSE, JR. D-4 New York Lieutenant Joey will leave his mark on our rockbound High- land home. The " feathered look, " the nice Vette, and the bold personality were known as his, and his alone. He rang the bells of the best of them, and charmed the ladies, too; it has been said there ' s nothing that Joey can not do. American Culture Seminar 3.2.1; Football 3.2.1; Lacrosse 4. DONALD CHRISTOPHER LEINS B-2 Texas Lieutenant When Chris first joined the Corps of Cadets he brought along a saddle. For his roommates, each new semester was an experience as they became intimately familiar with life in a stable. His slight eccentricities were more than offset by his open, friendly manner. And, of course, he could be as stubborn as a mule. R:fle Club 4; Riding Club 3.2.1. 512 MARK EDWARD LEE Fl Nebraska Lieutenant ROBERT EDWARD LEE G-3 Tennessee Captain MARK RICHARD LEES I-l Florida Lieutenant Mark came from Nebraska with a sense of humor and an " Airborne " spirit. He will always be remembered for his love of calzones and his green girl. He once said, " I refuse to let this place get in the way of my education! " RB and driving " the dragon " kept him busy firstie year. Outdoor Sportsman Club 3,2,1; CPRC 2 Bob was a transfer student from F-1 who came from Tennessee armed with a sense of humor, courage and strength. He never shied away from challenges, and was always willing to lend a helping hand. His dedi- cation to life did not leave enough time for the little things to bother him, and his dedication to soldiering did not leave much time to be dedicated to life. Nevertheless, he remained a friend to all who knew him. Football 4: Rugby 3,2,1. " Marcus the Carcass " never let anything or anyone (especially the Com or the Dean) interfere with a good time. He lived more in four years here than most of us dreamed we could. All anybody will see of Mark after his parole are his tracks and a trail of wreckage as he makes partying a profession. Orienteering Club 4,3; Sport Para- chute Club 3; German Language Club 4: Concrete Canoe Club L MICHAEL REYNOLDS LEMMON E-3 Virginia Lieutenant JOHN THOMAS New Jersey LENAHAN H-4 Lieutenant You travel to a far-off exotic land You enter a bar Jiggs will always be viewed as an easygoing guy thai and notice an American engaging the natives in con- loves to party. Jiggs could usually be found in the ring versation about the local culture. He orders a Salty (the champ), in the bag, or with a brew. Always a true Dog. You have now met Mike While never excelling friend, he never hesitated to help someone out. Jiggs in the academic side of the house, the old man did not started as a " Gopher, " then became a " hog, " but the let this get in the way of his education " Frat " will always remember him. Sailing Club 4.3.2,1 SCUSA 3,2,1 Fine Arts Forum 4,3,2,1 Sailing Team 2 Russian Club 4,3.2,1 Baseball 4; Class Committee 4,3; Fine Arts Forum 4,3. LESLIE Oregon PAUL LEONARD E-4 Sergeant An outdoorsman from the mountains of Oregon, Les is always ready with a smile and a sense of humor. Les is the only firstie who could read science fiction at coffee call. A true lover of sports, Les dabbled in Moto-cross, racquetball, and skiing, and he really fell for mountainclimbing. Les — a loyal friend, always ready to help — deserves the best. Mountaineering Club 3.2,1, Chess Club 4,3; Engineering Forum (presi- dent) 4,3,2,1; Computer Forum 4, 3.2.1; Fencing 4; SCUSA 3.2.1 513 J OHN NICHOLAS LESKO B-1 Pennsylvania Lieutenant Bubbles. Rising to the top. ■ ' Bubbles " is going the same way. A great philosopher, pullout master, politician extraordinaire, and TV-room live-in. John has a big heart beneath it all. From the " Zoo " to the " Beta House, " John skillfully combined dedication with easy come ■ easy go. Remember the name Lcsko - you ' ll vote for him someday. Scoutmaster ' s Council 4.3 (Sup- ply). 2 (Treasurer). 1 (Cadet in Charge). ERIC BOARDMAN LINTZ 1-4 California Lieutenant Were Eric offered the chance to be anything but a cadet, he ' d likely choose eternity as his Thevenin equivalent. A basic juice man. the Stranger ' s elec- trifying personality provided many lighter moments. His adventures as a bacchanalian sprite in Bermuda, a slope hog (l-Beam!) at Victor Constant, and coach of l-4 ' s self-destruct triathlon team are without compare. Pistol 4; Sk, Club; Cycling Club 4.3,2.1; Scuba Club 3.2,1. • CHARLES STEVEN LEWIS G-1 New York Lieutenant From a " Kingston Plumber " to a member of the in- famous " Hilltop Gang, " Chuck has never let academics cramp his style for elegant cars, ice-cold beer, and 18 hours of sleep daily. Charlie ' s unique, lay-back attitude has helped him survive many sleep- ness nights, be it at his desk or under the table. Friends will always remember his genuine warm na- ture which makes those of us who know Chuck for- tunate indeed. Ski Club 3.2; Dialectic Society 4 MARK THOMAS LITTEL New Jersey E-2 Sergeant Mark, a two-year product from Bag-4, brought nothing but his golf clubs and kicking tee to the home of the Dogs. His nevercnding struggle with academia was exceeded only by his competetive spirit on the athletic field. Mark ' s good nature and intense devo- tion to his ideals will always earn him the respect and support of all who work with him. Sailing Club 3.2; French Club 4.3, 2.1; White Water Canoe Club 4.3, 2.1; Handball Club 1; Goat-En- gineer Football 2. JEFFREY LINDER LEWIS 1-2 North Carolina Lieutenant Lately it occurs to me; what a long, strange trip it ' s ' been. Chess Club; WKDT 4.3; Portuguese Club 4.3,2; Outdoor Sportsman ' s Club 3,2; Rod and Gun Club 1; Finance Forum 3. RICHARD ANTHONY LOCHNER, JR. F-4 Alaska Private Rick, alias " Pri. " came to us from the far Alaskan Wilderness only to become a wild citizen. Taking ad- vantage of Century Club benefits. Rick spent many of his Saturdays either walking the scenic area or the rolling hills of the golf course. Sharing many close friendships. Rick was always happy, yet he would rather be flying. Golf Manager 3, 2, 1 Head Manager 1. Scoutmaster Council 4,3; Aero nautics and Astronautics Club 4,3,2. 514 DEAN ALLEN LINDHOLM E-4 Virginia Lieutenant Dean is an adventurous, fun-loving person. He is addicted to horseback riding and the outdoors. H he is not out riding he is skiing, playing handball, or studying the trees in the Superintendent ' s back- yard A hard worker who is steadfast with his friends, we wish him the best in the future. Hiding Team Glee Club 3,2: Protestant Chapel Choir 4. STEPHEN GREGORY LOEW F-1 Ohio Sergeant The benevolent leader of the Top of the 34th Club; the man with more cars than girlfriends; wasn ' t it unusual that Greg had two or more birthdays a week? WKDT was his home away from home, and they will no doubt miss him WKDT 3,2.1; Orienteering 2; Pistol 4, Dialectic Society 3.2.1: Aero Astro Club 2.1: Fine Arts Forum 2,1: Engineering Forum 2. GARY THOMAS LINNERUD H-1 Illinois Lieutenant An easygoing Chicago boy, Cary was one of thir- teen to survive the inferno of A-1 as a plebe. With a barbell in one hand, the keyboards in the other and a Granola bar in his mouth. Cary is a happy man. He ' s a good friend who will be a big success in the Army. Wrestling 4; Judo 3. Glee Club 4. 3,2,1; Fellowship of Christian Ath- letes 2, 1 ; Drama Seminar 2; Fine Arts Forum 4,3. ROBERT CHARLES LINK JR. H-4 Florida Lieutenant Rob was the ideal romantic. He fell hopelessly in love with a different girl each time he went home on leave. As a dependable cadet from the " sun and sand " city of Water Park, " Linkman " could always be depended on to either be in the rack, at coffee call, or zooming around in the " Silver Hornet. " He and his cynical humor will be remembered by all who knew him. Chess Club 4: CPRC 3; Protestant chapel usher 4; German Club 4, 3.2,1; Ring and Crest Committee 2,1; Marathon Team 2,1. i JEFFREY GRADY LOTT Florida C-1 Sergeant I, Jeffrey Grady Lott, was born in Mesa, Arizona, July 4, 1957. 1 was raised in Orlando, Florida. I like all sports, particularly football, basketball, and weightlifting. My hobbies include scuba diving and tinkering with my car. I also enjoy traveling through the United States and the world. f- Scuba Diving Club 2.1: Team 4. Football WILLIAM ROBERT LOUGH Michigan G-1 Captain 1 si A Michigan man whose smiling face and half shining dome seem to broadcast his presence. He was always there to help, and gained the respect of all of us. He was good at whatever he tried and he tried every- thing. " Ma Law, " " Blu, " or R.D. — by any name that ' s Billy, Football 4; Wrestling Cadet Pulic Relations Council 3.2.1: Wrestling Club 3.2.1: Scuba Club 3.2. 515 DOUG IVAN LUCKETT E-4 Colorado Lieutenant Doug would try anything once! Backpacking, com- puters and skiing were a few he stuck with. A military buff. Doug was feeling fine during the hurricane of Recondo 1976. He was a Goat ' s hive and a ground gainer heading for Infantry. Colorado may be his home, but West Point brought him fame, a thin wal- let, and many lasting friendships. Aeronautics and Astronautics Club 4.3; Riding Club 2.1; Military Affairs Club 3.2.1; Outdoors Club; Photo Club 2; Kayak Club 1; Dialectic Society 4,3.2.1; Com- puter Forum 3.2; Ski Club PETER JOSEPH LUNN H-3 Illinois Lieutenant This human-like creature seems to be the missing link that would bridge the gap between man as we know him and the ape. He was last spotted by a pair of stranded motorists near a small town in North-Cen- tral Illinois and reportedly following in his father ' s footsteps. Identifiable characteristics that soon be- came his trademarks were: his rapid manner of speech a steady consumption of alcohol, and an engineering approach to all aspects of his existence. We have all grown to love and depend on him for companionship. THOMAS ROBERT LUTMAN A-2 Oregon Lieutenant The chairman came into the " ratpack " from Oregon, Among his exploits was the puppet show at Grant Hall with Vladimir. Che was embarassed but after a month with Comrade Ishi. anything is bearable. Though Gandalf would make plebes disappear with magic, the chairman always left a pile of ashes. Orienteering Team 4,3.2.1; Pistol Team 4; Freestyle Wrestling Team 2.1; CPRC 3.2.1; Engineering Forum 2.1. SANFORD DAVID LYONS D-4 Pennsylvania Lieutenant Diversity, totality, and loyalty characterize the " flair for caviar " man, Sandy. Bringing with him, to both the Academy and future, lifelong friends, an ex- posure to the ways of the world, Sandy still retains the ability, and will, to learn from even the most in- significant person. His personality and talents will long be remembered and cherished by the people who knew him as " friend. " Behavioral Science Club 3,2. Por- tuguese Club Scuba Club 4.3: Karate Club 4, Squash 4: Team Handball 3. JOHN ANTHONY LYTWYNEC A 4 Maryland Lieutenant Having John around made four long years seem a lit- tle shorter. " Lyt-man ' s " easygoing nature and sense of humor made him the kind of friend we ' ll never forget Always willing to crank up the tunes and party, John was sometimes hard to keep up with on weekends. With the smarts that he has, John will go far, whether in greens or not. Remember doub- ling with the girls. Buffet. O-Ocean. and long talks that kept us going. Football 4.3.2. 516 CRAIG MITCHELL MACALLISTER D-3 Texas Lieutenant " Mac " came to us from the Lone Star State. From the beginning he showed what true friendship could be. Craig was a man totally dedicated to his ideals with a warm sense of humor. These fine attributes, and many others, enabled Craig to survive all of West Point ' s trials and tribulations with great suc- cess. West Point ' s loss will certainly be the Army ' s gain Military A fairs Club 4.3.2: Moun- taineering Club 2: Concrete Canoe j Club 1: Soccer Team 4: Engineer- ing Forum 1: Cadet Fine Arts J J Forum. Drama Seminar 3,2. H CHARLES M. LYON III Massachusetts Gl Sergeant Grades achieved do not show the time and effort Toby put into them. Hockey and academics kept this Bostonian busy. He leaves as an enlightened man who remains very much alive and most of all free. Bev and Charlie, he made it! Thanks for your sup- port. JOHN ALEXANDER Virginia MACDONALD C-3 Captain From the start. Johnny Mac has never forgotten his motto " First In, Last Ouf-at parties, at least. The Rack was another matter completely, but we all had to study sometime. Capable in all his endeavors, we will never forget the example John set with his de- termination and willpower. LaCrosse Team 4: Ski Team 4.3. 2.1 (Captaink CPRC 3.2.1. Ring and Crest Committee Rugby Team 3. Russian Club 4.3. MICHAEL ALLAN MACDONALD F-4 Wisconsin Lieutenant Big " Mac " came to us from the great Midwest. Al- ways ready to lend a helping hand, Mike electrified the gang with his juice wizardry. Although he would rather smash your head helping you with wrestling, he is an easy man to like and a sensitive human being. Mike will be a great success in his future endeavors. Engineering Custodian 2. 1. Rugby L MICHAEL RAYMOND Pennsylvania MACEDONIA G-3 Sergeant Mike has set his ultimate goal much farther than just graduating from West Point. In addition to being persistent, his cheerfulness and optimism will help him conquer any plateau he chooses. Mike will de- finitely be an asset to any endeavor he wishes to pursue. Ring and Crest Committee 4.3,2.1: Hop Committee 4.3.2: Public Affairs Council 3.2.1: Cadet Film Seminar 2. 1 . 517 KENDALL SCOTT New Hampshire MACGIBBON C-2 Captain Mac came to West Point, the allAmerican boy, with lofty goals and high expectations. One of the original C-2 boys. Mac survived the shuffle. Despite our efforts to influence him otherwise, he has done well A starman. a striper and most of all a great guy who liked to have a good time — a rare breed at West Point. Scoutmaster ' s Council 4; CPRC 4,3,2.1: French Club 4: Academy Exchange Program 2. r«- DANIEL MICHAEL MAHONEY. Washington JR. El Captain " Moderation in all things " secnns to have been the motto of this conscientious Washingtonian Dan ' s seriousness never seemed to go too far with regard to the " system " or academics, yet it went far enough to keep him safe and secure from them both. His confidence and ability will open up the Army ' s op portunitics for him. Cadet Chapel Sunday School Teachers 2.1; CPRC 3; Debate Council 3.2. (President) 1. WILLIAM ROBERT MACHARDY D-3 Florida Lieutenant A big brother to all of us. Bill Mac always seemed willing and able to quell international strife in the Delta House. On the practical side, he opened our eyes to the joys of consuming cereal in mass quan- tities at Sunday brunch. In the water (as Swimming Captain} or out, there ' s only one way to describe big Mac-the greatest! Swimming Team 4,3,2.1 (Captain): Water Polo 4,3.2 STEVEN California MICHAEL MAHONEY G-1 Sergeant From sunny California came Steve and he came to us fast and strong. He was never too busy to help any- one and he sought perfection in all of his endeavors. Whether running track for us or guarding the day- room. Steve helped G-1 to achieve its mark of Pride and Unity. Outdoor Sportman Club 4.3,2,1; Mountaineering Club 3.2,1; Sigma Delta Psi 3,2.1; (President 1) SCUSA 2,1; The Pointer 1; Gym- nastics 4; Computer Forum 4.3,2,1; Geology Club 4; CPRC 1; Drug and Alcohol Council 2.1. RUSSELL MARTIN MACINNES A-2 California Lieutenant Armed with a quick wit as well as with quick hands,, the California Kid came to West Point ready to take ' on all comers Whether it be in the TV. room, behind a bottle of beer or in some sort of trouble, you could always find Mac. Not noted for his physical stature, you could always find Stabby holding his own, whether it be in athletics or in the rack under his green girl. American Culture Seminar 3; Dialectic Society 4.3.2,1; Rugby Club 3. ■ ' » CORNELIUS New York JOHN MANEY A-3 Lieutenant Mano, " Go placidly amid the noise and haste and remember what peace there may be in silence -Desiderata " For the dignity of man lies in his ability to face reality in all its senselessness, to accept it freely, without fear, without illusions . . and laugh at it. " - Martin Esslm I only hope they come to mean even more- Lacrosse 4.3: Ski Club 3.2: Cadet Glee Club 3.2.1: Finance Club 1. 518 PHILLIP DARNELL MACKLIN H-2 Virginia Captain Mack became more than a good friend and sport on and off the field. He helped show us what deter- mination, effort, and success were about, but not without a heavy dose of modesty and consideration for others. Late-night poop sessions and studying during off-season never interfered with partying, an ability to enjoy life, and spreading it to others. Football JOHN PHILLIP MADIGAN A-2 Virginia Lieutenant Whether you call him J. P., Julius P., or Mad Dog, he always replied with a grin and an appropriate quotation from Buffet. His easygoing attitude and ability to perform will insure success in the future years. A true friend, we will never forget his devilish desire to have fun and those long winter nights and bright summer lights. Swimming 4: Rugby 3; Car Com- mittee 2.1; SCUSA 2.1: Fine Arts Forum 4,2; Pointer 4,3. MICHAEL DREWRY MACYAUSKI D-4 Tennessee Lieutenant Mike came to West Point from Virginia. Between his liking weekends and sports cars. Mikey found time to concentrate at Soc If there was a party or a tail gate, you could trust Mike to be at the center of the action. Mike was always there when someone needed help; a true friend, we know he will go far Ski Instruction Group 1; Ski Club 2.1; Investment Club 2.1; Finance Forum 2.1; Geology Club 3; Span- ish Club 4.3. . ' ' . " • " MITCHELL ALAN West Virginia MANKOSA A-1 Sergeant Mitch came to West Point with a high set of ideals and an affinity for hard work which helped him at- tain a high level of personal satisfaction. He is look- ing forward to moving on to something new and no matter what it is, we know he will be a success at it. Football 4.3.2; Ski Patrol 4,3: Ski Club 4.3.2: SCUSA 4.3.2,1. ' ! „. - s JAMES JOSEPH MARMORA C-1 New Jersey Lieutenant In his senior year, this innocent young snake shed his skin and raised his anchor. J.J. ' s pretzel logic and faith in the Yankees kept him supplied with weekend beverage. It always amazes us how well J.J. imitates Richard Pryor, and how he can ' t carry a tune in a bucket. You can always see him with a smile and a pizza. GREGG FORREST MARTIN Massachusetts A-1 STEPHEN KEITH MARTIN Lieutenant Florida F-2 Sergeant Hop Committee ment Club 2. Invest Known affectionately as the " Wild Man, " Gregg never let West Point get in the way of a good time. He could usually be found with a girl in one hand, a beer in the other, and a smile on his face. Marty was the epitome of the ideal Cadet: exceptional athlete, outstanding scholar tremendous partier, and devoted friend. The Corps of Engineers should be proud to gain Gregg ' s hard charging dedication and " Be Happy " attitude. Track 2.1. Steve ' s love for weightlifting is exceeded only by his love for " The Hulk. " He liked his academic schedule about as much as the Tactical Department, and his grades reflected it. King of the dayroom, Steve is hailed for his knowledge of TV Guide He is re- membered by all for his easygoing nature. He was truly a friend to all. Football 4.3: Nautilus Supervisor 2,1: Fellowship of Christian Ath- letes 4.3: Aeronautics and Astro- nautics Club 4.3.2. L 520 ROLF NIKOLAUS MANN G-4 Missouri Lieutenant Nick came to us out of the blue. He was sweet and innocent. Not knowing what to expect; it took him two years to recover from the initial shock of R-day. But once he did, he led the way like a dashing caval- ryman. With his easygoing nature and cheerfulness, he was a good friend to all of us. Ski Club German Club 4, 3.2; CPRC 3.2.1 THOMAS LEROY MANN Washington A.2 JOHN ANTHONY MARIN Lieutenant Pennsylvania -— - O % B-3 Lieutenant Tom comes from the Land of the Huskies and he is one of the last to believe that Washington will some- day produce a national championship team His quick wit. warm heart and hospitable nature make him the kind of person you can confide in and love. To know Tom is to know a true and understanding friend. American Culture Seminar 2; Dia- lectic Society 4. From the " Coal Region " of Pennsylvania came Jack, or John, whichever you prefer. Between reading Agatha Christie mysteries and listening to the Beatles, Jack found time for more trivial things, like Academics. An important event occured Cow year: Jack left the Florida gang from D-3 to join B-3. If you ever needed help or just a friend. Jack was always there. Football 4; FCA 4,3; Mountan- eering Club 3; Drama Seminar 3; German Club 3; SCUSA 3. WILLIAM RAYMOND JESSE MARTIN E-3 Connecticut Lieutenant Sure to be a success. Willie. " The Range. " one of the two original Airborne Rangers in the Class of ' 79, came to West Point to become a professional soldier. A master of the unexpected, characterized by indi- vidualism, devotion to the " Sosh " Department, and numerous exploits with women, there will never be another who can match his enthusiasm and zest for life. May you punch holes in the sky forever, and run. jump, and stab with the best. Sport Parachute Club Sport Parachute Team 4.3,2. JOSEPH EARL MARTZ 1-4 Pennsylvania Lieutenant Joe, a strong competitor, was always one to max out on all the DPE tests. An avid squash pla yer. Joe could never be called a " Corps Squad Ghost. " He always kept the company laughing with his great sense of humor. And then there was Joe ' s shattering command voice . , , Squash 4,3.2,1; Portuguese Club 4.3; Domestic Affairs 1; Tennis 4. VINCENT MARUCCI, New York JR. 1-3 Captain Vinny hails from far away (thirty miles down river, to be exact) and decided that Woops wasn ' t all that bad. after all. But on weekends, of course, it was always off to " Mamma Marucci ' s Tappan Restaurant- Lodge, " with the faithful Florida Squad from D-3. raising hell and picking up ail the women at the local disco. But whenever he did stick around on campus. Vinny worked as hard as he played, and his dedica- tion and loyalty will always be remembered. Catholic Chapel Choir 4,3; Out- door Sportsman ' s Club 2.1; CPRC 2.1; Rifle Club 4. % O ■ i — . TIMOTHY AARON MATHIS E-4 New Jersey Lieutenant Tim is always ready and willing to help a friend in need, whether with academic work or by taking classmates home for Thanksgiving. A love of com- petition in such things as raquetball. intramurals, and the pistol team is second only to his tireless pursuit of slack " beanheads " and the Chinese lan- guage. He will be fondly remembered by alL Pistol Team Club (President) Chinese ROBERT ERNEST MATHIS South Dakota C2 Lieutenant Bob came to West Point from South Dakota pre- pared for the challenges of academics and DPE for the next four years. Well, those four years are over and he is still waiting to be challenged by academics. Nonetheless. Bob will always be remem bered as a true friend. May his life continue to follow the path of success. Portuguese Club Affairs Detail 2. 4.3.1 Public JERRY FREDERICK MATSON B-1 Pennsylvania Lieutenant A guy of many interests, the " old man " finally found roots in the north woods of Pennsy Between rock climbing and camping. Jerry managed to become a top pistol shooter and a wiz at Juice. His quiet wis- dom from his previous years of varied experience and his colorful personality made Jerry a most mem- orable friend. Pistol; Lacrosse 4.3; Elec- tronics Club 4.3.2,1; Mountaineer- ing Club 4,3.2.1; Aeronautics and Astronautics Club; Pistol Club; American Culture Seminar 3.2.1. JAMES THOMAS MCCALL New Jersey G-2 Sergeant EhbechI One of the original members of the " high order of the tooth. " better known as SBT; origin- ality personified; determined to be his own man; may Haile be ever close to your lips. Cadet Gospel 4.3. Contemporary Affairs Seminar 4.3.2: Soccer 4. JOHN PATRICK MAYNARD F-3 Arkansas Lieutenant Our " Little Napoleon " led the way in many of F Troop ' s successful campaigns. Using interior lines against tfie Academic Department was fiis specialty. His exploits truly rank fiim among the " Great Cap- tains. " Military Affairs Club 4.3.2: Model Railroading Club 4; Electronics Club 4: SCUSA 2.1: Domestic Af- fairs Forum 2: CPRC 3. GEORGE SCOTT MCALLISTER G-3 Texas Captain Scotty Mac knows the future, which he and his G-3 compatriots will make. He shares the dream of legend and greatness This ranger, who hails from Texas, will always remind his classmates of the mean- ing of the word Soldier. His open mind and good common sense will benefit the Army as it has bene- fited West Point. Behavioral Science Club 4.3: Ger man Club 4,3: Judo Club 4.3.1: Scuba Club 1. DAVID ALEXANDER MCCANN F-4 California Sergeant Dave, the great Sun God from California, brought fire and determination to West Point that only the Rugby Club was able to harness. Captain of the Rugby Club, and a master of profits and marginal returns, and buying cars, he will always be remem- bered as a guy who loved the beach, a glass of white wine, and a blond with HEART in the background. Rugby Club CPRC 2 MICHAEL PATRICK MCBRIDE C-1 Texas Lieutenant " Mac Bee " came in as a soft-spoken Texan and has left an indelible impression on everyone that has known him. Somehow he managed to survive " Ike Hall " beer and the potshots and slovenly habits of his roommates, always to emerge a success No mat- ter what else happened, when the smoke cleared Mike was always there as a true friend. Armed with these experiences, natural talent, and his pick-up truck, McB is destined to become a second Patton or higher. PATRICK MCCARTY Ohio THOMAS WAYNE MCCANN B-1 Georgia Lieutenant Tom was always smiling. He was an easygoing, steady and capable individual. He was creative and often humorous in his observations of things about us. Tommy was a hard worker who took special in- terest in his academic pursuits He will be remem- bered as a good friend and classmate to us all. Russian Club 4,3.2.1: Military Affairs Club 4,3,2. G-1 Lieutenant The largest stockholder in Randzin Electronics, this determined, ambitious, persevering individual is the second " MAC " enshrined in " the Power Frater- nity. " Patrick is a leader among leaders, and still a " wild and crazy guy " He ' s the epitome of grey as evidenced by the constant 5 o ' clock shadow, a six on ice, and his ability to always lend a hand. Stars and little " Dykes " are in his future. Class Committee 4,3.2,1: Cycling Team 3: Handball Club 4.3: 4° System Committee 2: Dialectic Society 4. [ 523 •• . ] ' ' i PAUL THOMAS MCDOWELL 1-4 Delaware Sergeant MARK AARON MCELREA C-1 Washington Sergeant " Mac " is one of those individuals who always man- aged to be a person first, then a cadet. His talents lay in his ability to understand funny little scribbles (Chinese) and avoid any pretense of being serious. He also had a unique method of avoiding the mandatory football games (and weekends) - room con. Armed with many weekends spent in solitary meditation, the experiences with slovenly roommates, and his natural abilities, " Mac " is assured of success in his future. Chinese Club 150 lb Foot ball 3; Behavioral Science Club 3 Whether in the boxing ring or on his bike. Pauls ef- forts were never less than 100%. His fine attributes will be an asset to the Army. Cycling Team 3,2,1. VICTOR G. MCGLAUGHLIN, JR. 1-4 Maryland Lieutenant Vic McGlaughlin is the guiding light behind the Poetry Seminar. Vic is also the world ' s best room- mate. Howeuer, Vic will always be remembered for that fateful third jump at Airborne School and the cast he wore tor the next four months Sunday School Teachers 4; CPRC 2,1: Poetry Seminar 4,3,2.1 (ClCj I r JAMES JOSEPH MCGORRY New York G-4 Captain From his days at Prep School until graduation, the word " success " was exemplified by " McGoo. " With Lacrosse stick in hand, Jim was the type of company commander which made G-4 proud. As class presi- dent, Jim showed the perseverence of a marathon runner in voicing the views of ' 79. Jim will always be remembered as a treasured friend by his classmates. Lacrosse Team 4,3,2.1; American Cultural Seminar, President 3: Class President 3,2.1. Hop Com- mittee 4.3. 524 " Stu Mac " was fanatic with lifting, playing racquet- ball, and chasing squirrels. He put forth max effort ■ in academics with marginal results, but that did not hinder his party life on Saturdays. He ' ll go far unless he meets up with a six-foot squirrel. Chapel Choir 4.3. Portuguese Club Car Committee 2.1: Academy Exchange Program 2. DONALD Ohio C- McGRAW, JR. F-4 Lieutenant " Tug " is an inspiring sight to those who have wanted to attend a civilian university. Using his own method, which could not be found in manuals or guides, Tugger emerges as an excelling student and effec- tive leader. Doing what has to be done. Tug does it best Hop 2,1. Committee 4,3,2,1: CPRC r THOMAS CLARENCE MCGIFFIN E-4 Missouri Lieutenant ! Giffer came from America ' s haven of health to join he gray ranks with two things on his mind: a diploma md a good time. But the old " echo gang " knew that ;riendship and fun were number one with him. Good !uck, and remember those hallowed words. " Gulf ■November. See You Later, Giff " Goat Engineer Game 2: Honor Representative 2.1; Cross Country 4: Chapel Choir 4.3,2.1; Track 4. SCOTT LUTHER MCGINNIS I-l Nebraska Lieutenant Ecee-Ha! This is the ballad of Scotty McGinnea: He rode into town with one goal: graduation, and nothing seemed to stop him. Nothing! During the four years, the institution had trouble keeping up with his cornhusker, shoot- ' em-up style. Both F-4 and 11 mourn the loss of the man who introduced chewing tobacco to the Corps of Cadets Now he goes into the army with both guns blazing. SEAN MICHAEL MCGINN D-3 New Jersey Sergeant Airborne. Ranger Sean was an enthusiastic partici- pant in the Corps. In addition to his responsibilities as Security Sergeant, he excelled in track and tri- athlon. Most of all. he will be remembered for his cheerful personality and overall pleasant attitude toward life. Cross Country Team 4, Indoor and Outdoor Track Teams 4; West Point Forum 2.1; Karate Team 3.2; Marathon Team 2.1; Triathlon Team 2.1; Fellowship of Christian Athletes 3,2.1. EUGENE LEE MCINTYRE D-1 Oklahoma Lieutenant Gino, as a charter member of the 42 Zoo, was always a hell-raiser. Some of his favorite activities were crushing defensive linemen and enjoying little Italian delicacies, He was always ready to butt heads with any problem. Everyone will remember this big Okie, especially the D-1 gang and the whole crew at Lester ' s. Free the 42nd. Football 4.3,2.1. THOMAS GARY MCINTYRE A-4 Pennsylvania Lieutenant Although he was a quiet guy who never asked for much, " Mac " will be remembered for his warmth, his sincerity, and his ability to smile no matter what happened. He worked, studied, and partied hard, but always with an easygoing attitude that allowed him to maintain his sanity. We ' ll always remember the sound of his laughter echoing through the hall- KEVIN EUGENE MCKEDY D-3 Colorado Lieutenani Hampered by a military mind and a grey halo when he arrived, Kevin somehow managed to adapt to cadet life. If someone was having a good time and enjoying themself, you could be sure Kevin was there, Kevin will be sure to succeed due to his high sense of duty, pride, and his will to win. ways. German Club 4.3.2; Engineering Forum 1; Rugby Team 2.1. Investment Club; Flying Club 4.1: Scuba Club 4.1; Finance Sr Forum 3.2 V ■ J f JOSEPH B. MCMULLIN, JR. A-2 California Lieutenant Joe was a real friend to everyone in the Corps. You could always find him running around West Point, futilely trying to get a tan. or at the hop Joe could always be counted on to " poop up " his classmates, and was well liked. Triathlon (President); Por- tugese Language Club 4.3.2; Fi- nance Forum 2; West Point Forum 2; Swimming 4; Scoutmaster ' s Council 3; Investment Club 1; Hop Committee 4,3,2; CPRC 1. JOSEPH FRANCIS MCKEON D-2 Virginia Lieutenant Joey Mac, what can you say about a college stu- dent ' s mind trapped inside a West Point cadet ' s body? ISAAC VINCENT MCKISSICK B-4 South Carolina Sergeant Ike. also known by the B-4 crowd as " Obie the wise and wonderful, " was never one to be in a hurry, ex- cept if it had to do with going on leave. As a matter of fact, many wonder if Ike did anything here besides take leave and have late night talks with Jack D. In June when he departs in his infantry blue Grand Prix, he will always be remembered as the King of ATC ' s Hop Bands Club Con- temporary Affairs Seminar 4,3,2,1: Domestic Affairs Forum 4. PATRICK JOSEPH MCMANAMON B-1 Ohio Sergeant Punchy, the wild irishman, the epitome of his origin. He never claimed to be a good student, so he was not disappointed. Always with the big grin on his face. Punchy loves life. Being his friend means ex- periencing true friendship. A gentleman, yes — whether he ' s boxing, fighting, partying, or just giving, he does it with class. He ' ll knock ' em out. 150 Football 4; Football 3. PATRICK BRIAN MCNIECE Texas B-4 RICKIE ALLEN MCPEAK D-3 Lieutenant Virginia Lieutenant MICHAEL MARK MEDENIS H-3 Alabama Sergeant " McMoose " travelled the Corps from " Barbarian-1 " to " Buffalo-4, " and from goat to Dean ' s list. Pat was a quiet man of high principle, straight with everyone and more stubborn at times than the Army mule, but his enemies were few and his friends were many. He was a cultured Texan • that rarest of creatures-who ialways tried new things-physically, artistically, and intellectually. Catholic Folk Choir 1; Outdoor Sportsman Club 2,1; Geology Club 4; Engineering Forum 3. Rickie left West Point much different from what he was when he entered and not entirely unscathed. He, more than many others, did not see eye to eye with the Establishment, but he survived better than most- As a part of the " C-2 six minus one, " he showed his perseverence through adversity. Rickie will be remembered as a fun loving fellow by all who knew him Sunday School Teacher 4,3,2,1; Academy Lyceum 4,3,2; Volley- ball Team General Manager 4,3,2; Big Brother Big Sister 1. V= A native of Alabama, Mike spent his first two years in company D-2, pursuing stars in the classroom and in the Astronomy Club as well. Cow year brought new things: new friends, a new company (H3), a new nickname ( " R2 " ), new ways to spend money (car insurance, stereos). Catholic Chapel Choir 4; Sport Parachute Club 2; Astronomy Club 4,3; Scoutmasters ' Council 3. « ' v- .= yr te - if RALPH FRANK MEONI New York E-2 Captain " Ralpho. " is a tough little Ranger from the Island. He believed in the institution, but realized that West Point was only a means for a better life in the future, not an end His early days with the " Gophers " found him knee-deep in shaving cream. A true leader — en- during life with maturity and unselfishness. DRIVE ON! Class Treasurer 3.2.1; Judo Club 3; Finance Club 1; Outdoorsman Club 2: Portuguese Club 4,3,2. DOUGLAS CHARLES MILLER E-2 New Jersey Lieutenant Doug is the personification of the axiom " speak soft- ly but carry a big stick. " Whether on the fields of friendly strife, battling the Dean or shooting the breeze, Doug added class to the " Dog ' s " act. His sincere friendship and motivation will always be re- membered- Scoutmaster ' s Council 4, 3, 2, 1 . Cadet Academic Council 2,1; Kay- aking Club 3; Outdoor sportsman ' s Club 2 V- ■ - JAMES RONALD MERRIKEN A-3 North Carolina Sergeant ' " Against boredom, even the gods themselves strug- gle in vain, but the fearsome fivesome will always remain. " It is tradition for a close friend to write another ' s biography. However. 1 would like to ex- press my appreciation and gratitude to those who have made my past four years of experiences possi- ble as well as cherishable; especially my parents. God Bless You All. Football Ski Instructor Group 4.3.2,1. SAMUEL JUDSON MERRILL, JR Ca Florida Captair Hailing fr om that warm Florida climate with an ever warmer Merrill smile, no one could have better led the " Fighting Cocks " into the final trials of 1979 ' s West Point than Sam His perception and perspective will make him an excellent officer and an even better friend. Sam should know nothing but success, if the best man wins in the end. Class Committee 4.3.2,1: Academy Lyceum; CPRC 3.2.1; SCUSA 3.2. GREGORY EARL MILLER HI Ohio Lieutenant Greg came to West Point in an effort to further his education and become an Army Officer. He was known to his buddies as someone they could always rely on. No matter what he was doing he was always working hard and trying to improve himself. The kid from Ohio will do well for Kimself after graduation. JOHN ARTHUR MILLER B-1 New Jersey Sergeant The ghost of the " Beta House. " Johnny has got to be the epitome of quietness Between all of his juice electives and pistol practice, he was always getting psyched down for something Beneath the inscrutable exterior, though, was a big heart and a flashy smile that won him friends for a long time B-1 and the Pistol Team are going to miss him. Protestant Chapel Ushers and Acolytes; Outdoor Sports- man ' s Club 2.1; Pistol Club 4.3,2.1 (President 1); Pistol Team 4,3,2.1. 528 GARY LLOYD MESICK E-4 Washington Lieutenant Throughout the entire four years, Gary has been a tul ' friend. Always relaxed and easy to get along Afith, he has provided us with the help and encour- agement to pull us through the hard tinnes. With us s nse of humor, he showed us how to laugh at ourselves. Intelligent, congenial and athletic, Gary las all the attributes to go a long way. Catholic Sunday School Teacher 4; Catholic Choir 4.3: SCUSA 4. 1; CRPC 3.2.1: Pointer 3,2.1: Human Relations Council 2,1. BRYANT SCOTT Pennsylvania MESSNER F-2 Sergeant Along with Flight. Block. Merk. and Bark, Cork was a wild man both on the football field and off, and he spent the better part of first semester kicking the daylights out of the ball. Corky will always remain one of the most likable guys we ' ve ever known, and he ' s sure to take the Army by storm. Football Class Committee Activities Chairman 2,1: Ring and Crest Committee 4.3: SCUSA 2.1: West Point Forum 1: STAR 1978 1. DEAN FREDRICK MIELKE HI Minnesota Sergeant Dean came to West Point from the wilds — Mankato, Minnesota. He was raised in old Circus-2 and trans- planted in the Hawg country of H-1. A runner by nature and a wrestler by choice. De an did well in intramurals. With his nose to the grindstone and eye to the future. Dean can look ahead to an accom- plished Army career. r KEVIN LEROY MILLER El Missouri Sergeant Always on weekend, Kevin saw the sights of the area through the bottom of a beer mug. Known for his good looks (probably just his car ' s), he was never seen without one or two young ladies at his side. Ask the CCQ. he received their phone calls. Kevin will now be able to watch all these girls ' while at the MP shack! Cadet Gospel Choir 3.2: Cadet Fine Arts Forum 4.3: Dialectic Society 4.3. «£P m m JAMES HARVEY MINNON A-3 Mississippi Lieutenant When Jim wasn ' t talking, arguing, complaining, or disagreeing, or when he wasn ' t partying, drinking, or dancing, he was helping a friend. For Jim. there are two ways to do things: his way and the wrong way. Brine-Boy. P-Brain. Dog. Guinzo, and Clam will never forget this member of our unique group. 150 Football 4. JEFFREY LYNN MISNER B-4 Maryland Sergeant " So he passed over, and all the trumpets sounded fori him on the other side. " Pistol; Orienteering Team 3.2.1; Cadet Public Relations Council 3,2. GEORGES MOLINARI A-4 Rhode Island Lieutenant Always to be remembered for his co-operative and energetic attitude, the versatile and talented Rhode- Islander could always be counted on Recognized for his expertise as a scholar, skier, and sleeper, he could always be found passing out juice and Fluids poop or drinking coffee at Grant. His loss to A-4 and West Point will be the Army ' s gain. JAMES MOLNAR New Jersey H-4 Lieutenant French 3.2.1. Club; Ski Club ' Mole ' was the Hog who always had something to say, whether it was relevant or not- Never known to turn down a beer; Mole always grabbed for all the gusto he could. He will never be forgotten among those who knew him. We all wish him the best of luck in the future with the Army. Goat-Engineer Football 2: Rugby 2.1. 530 CHRIS TERRY Ohio MITCHELL D-4 Sergeant C T : smooth, articulate, always with the ladies, jumps as high as the sky, yet never seems to land. His thoughts moved with the wind and the waves, and so did his grades. And as a friend, it ' s always to the end. •Contemporary Affairs Seminar 4.3: 150 Football 4.3,2. Indoor Track; Outdoor Track 4.3. 2.1; Hop Band 3.2. BERT KAMEAALOHA MIZUSAWA H-2 Virginia Sergeant As the records will clearly prove, West Point and Bert got along better than most of us did with our " green girls. " By blazing the lead in scholarship and physical education for the Corps, Bert certainly in- ternalized the motto " Lead by Example. " Indoor Track 4; Debate Council and Forum 3.2.1; West Point Forum 3,2.1; Domestic Affairs Forum 2. 1 ; Finance Forum 1 . MICHAEL LOUIS MODICA E-2 New York Lieutenant " Mo " was always an inspiration to us all whether it was in honor, lacrosse or living through weekly hang- overs Quick-witted. Modino always had a kind and compassionate word for everyone, especially the frosh. " Mo ' s " used-car lot only stocked one make: late model Camaros. One thing ' s for sure, if " Mo- Bro " ever gets married, she ' d better like the windows closed. Honor Committee 2,1. WILLIAM F. MONTGOMERY A-3 JOSEPH ALLEN MOORE C-2 Pennsylvania Lieutenant Florida Lieutenant ROBERT GARVIN MOORE, JR. G-2 California Lieutenant " Monty " came to West Point from the hills of northern California highly motivated, very spirited, and straight into a Munchkin platoon. Always ready to support an Army team, he captained the Triathlon Club with that same enthusiasm. 1-1 will remember him as one destined to eventually spend enough time with the Friday and Saturday After- noon Comm Drill Team to stride into the Century Club. Triathlon Club 4,3.2.1 (President). Dialectic Society 4.3. Joe came to us straight from the land of sun, fun, and oranges- Imbuing the zoo with his spirit, he managed to do well as a cadet and still have fun at it. Between traveling over the East Coast and harassing the local cit izenry, he remains — a true friend- Rifle Team 4.3; Scoutmaster ' s Council 3,2,1; Outdoor Sports- man ' s Club 1; Pistol Club 1. Robert: quiet, sincere, yet fun loving. A nature and black powder lover, Roger was inevitably outdoors. With this native of California, just a few considerate moments meant a faithful friend. A G-2 regular from ' 75, Robert was a true " Gator-aider, " an asset in every way! We wish him well as success will surely remain at his side in the future. Cross Country 4; Indoor Track 4; Outdoor Track 4; Orienteering Club 2,1; Outdoor Sportsman ' s Club 2.1. 531 JAMES ROSS MORAN New York F-2 Captain Surrounded by people whose behavior patterns often resembled sine curves. Jim has remained a straight arrow, A dedicated leader for us all. a true friend in every sense of the word; if he keeps it up, he and Patty will someday be the toast of the Army Nautilus Supervisor 1.2.3. MARTIN MICHAEL MORATZ A-4 New Jersey Sergeant ■ ' Marty ' " reminds you of a typical Irishman. Between his periods of drunken stupor and a sharp sense of humor, he ' s as friendly as they come. There are many people to trust with your O.A.O. Marty is not among them! In all fairness, here is one of the best examples of a man with outstanding character and philosophy (Oh! Remember Drugs 201 ' i ' ) toward life. This distinctive quality will carry him to the top of his field- Cross Country 4.3.2. 1; Indoor Track Track 4,3,2,1. RICKEY ALLEN MORLEN I-S ] Illinois Lieutenan " ' With his indomitable determination Rick let nothi: get the better of him. Once an ideal or aspiratior was established nothing could stop him from attainmc it. He is the one who everyone looked up to anc could always be counted on to sit down and helf with a problem. It is a distinct pleasure to have hirr for a friend. Track 4. Karate 4,3.2: Cadet Glee Club 4.3.2: Cadet Chapel Sunday School Teacher 4.3. MARTIN VINCENT MUNDT F-3 Colorado Captain Marty ' s aggrcsive nature and adventuresome spirit easily prevailed over the challenges of West Point. We could always count on the ever-loving MUNDT to pull it out, and he was a man to have on your side. He was lucky to have a quick mind, and his tenacity proved to be effective. Judo Team French 4,3. JOSEPH HOBIE MURNANE A-1 Illinois Lieutenant Joseph Hobie Murnane: " Hobie " — Enlightening, benign, prudent, diligent, always ready and willing to lend a helping hand. On the dimmest of days he can see the sunshine. A man respected by all who came in contact with him. Football 4. MICHAEL DALE MURRAY A-4 Arizona Lieutenant Mike came to A-4 with the same good nature and . reservation he exemplified in D-3. Whatever it was. nothing would ever get him down and he always came out smiling. Like the rest of us, he treasured his weekends and planned accordingly. With his drive-on motivation. Mike will be a success wherever he goes from here. Geology 4.3; Portuguese 4.3; Slum and Gravy 4; Orienteering Club and Team 3.2 (Vice-President 2); CPRC 3.1 532 MICHAEL JAMES MOS D-4 New York Lieutenant The " Mosman " came to West Point from the suburbs of New York City with his lacrosse stick in one hand and a copy of TV Guide in the other. His quick wit and strong loyalty soon earned him the friendship and respect of all who knew him West Point ' s loss is the Army ' s gain. Amencan Culture Seminar 3.2; Lacrosse LANCE EUGENE MOTLEY HI California Captain Lance came into this place ready to prove himself, and that he did. Being one disciplined, motivated trooper. Lance strove for the highest standards, but he knew when it was time to have a good time. We just hope Lance takes time to come out of the field to visit all of his old buddies. Tactics Club; (Vice Presi dent 1). STEVEN ERIC MUMM Alabama B-3 Sergeant He was known to all as " Mumbo. " He could always make people laugh and anyone could be the object of his wit. When the boys went out, you could count on " Mumbo " being there, upholding the reputation of the south- His best memories of West Point were the good friends he made and the good times he had. Basketball 4. IICHAEL RICHARD MYERS owa F-4 Captain like came to West Point with a repertoire of sayings ;nsurpassed in originality. His enthusiasm and dedi- ation to duty are hallmarks contributing to his suc- ess as a cadet. Strong in his views, he always stands Dr what he believes to be right. No man could be lore greatly blessed than to have Mike on his flank ■r rear. istol 4.3,2; Glee Club 4; Catholic Chapel Choir 4; Car Committee 11. Ring and Crest 4,3.2,1. WALTER RUDOLPH MYERS A-4 Connecticut Lieutenant Never a man to let academics interfere with his education. Walt did manage to find time for a little bookwork between his educational weekends Al- ways one step ahead of his beloved Tac, he managed to thoroughly enjoy his years here at WOOPS. Triathlon Club; Sport Para- chute Club 2.1; Goat-Engineer Football; Electronics Club 2.1; Ski Club 4.3.2; French Club 1. LENNIE MARTIN NAEYAERT A-2 WILLIAM PAUL NANRY B-3 Michigan Lieutenant New York Lieutenant When the Glee Club got Lennie. it didn ' t realize that his eye for pretty women was matched only by their eyes for him. What better way to meet them than to room with Lennie on trips? With a mind for Nuclear Physics and a hand for the guitar, he ' ll do well in or out of the Army. Cadet Band 4,3; Cadet Glee Club 3,2. French Club 3: Academy Lyceum 4,3: Fencing 2. Bill ' s friendly nature and his quiet confidence earned him the respect and friendship of his classmates. His heart for God was clearly evident through the time that he spent serving W m. In academics and athletics, Bill excelled, but what shined the brightest was his concern for others and his love for God. STEPHEN ROBERT NARU G-3 Michigan Sergeant Steve " Boom Boom " Naru, commonly known as the " Great White Hope " to his friends, evolved from the same medium that produced such creatures as the legendary " Woodstock, " " Jigsy. " " Tobes. " and " Grains " Despite this, we all agree that Steve will be a success and excel in everything he does. BRENT VINCENT NELSON I-l Florida Lieutenant Brent, an Air Force brat, came to the Academy with one purpose: to be an officer. In this pursuit, he has always been someone that everyone could depend on when times were tough. Though stars eluded his collar as a cadet, he will surely wear them on his epaulettes as an officer, The service is gaining a hard charger. Catholic Choir 4.3.2; Catholic Rep 1; Glee Club 2; Scoutmaster ' s Council 4.3.2, 1; Sundai School Teacher 3.2.1; National Ski Patrol 3,2. KEVIN PAUL NESTOR C-2 Ohio Sergeant Kevin ' s love of the Buckeyes was only subordinated to his strong beliefs and convictions. This innocent " Heavenly Kevinly, " was anyone ' s match in an argument. Constantly getting into some kind of mis- chief. Kevin always seems to come out all right. Look for this little big man to some day coach the Super Bowl Champions. Ski Club 4; Sailing Club 3; Hop Committee 3.2.1; Human Relations Council 2.1. JOSEPH WILLIAM NEUBERT F-i Maryland Lieutenani Jog was an all-year athlete who could ski down slope like no one else in the winter and play a ruggcc game of lacrosse in the summer. A natural athlctet Joe was easygoing and a great guy to bum arouno with. If he could learn how to dance there ' s no tellinc how far he could go. GORDON SCOTT NEAL H-3 New Jersey Lieutenant Scott, famous for being the company grunge rep, the true " Autumn Queen. " Party SGT, " Coach Neal " of the H-3 soccer team. Supply Task Force for 3rd BN, the man from New Jersey who set Ft. Knox ablaze. Z-28 ' s. " chocolate with Nuggets Plez, " frequent visitor of the car wash, the Imperial and other Newburgh resorts, will be missed for his con- stant good cheer and companionship. Cycling Club 4.3: Sailing Club 4.3. DALE GRANT NEWMAN Tennessee D-2 Lieutenant Survivor of inadvertant all-nighters, " old " 1-3 and i Ranger School; this gentleman from Tennessee dis- tinguished himself by setting records in " 0 " PE and the Nautilus room. Dale had his first beer, appro- priately enough, at Snuffy ' s as a yearling and reaped the " Benefits " as a Firstie, A good friend, buddy and confidant; he will go far Whitewater Canoe Club 4,3.2.1; Kayak Team 3.2 (President). 1. Ring and Crest Committee 4.3,2.1. Ski Club 2; Baptist Student Union 4.3: Sport Parachute Club 4. STEVEN RAY NIBLETT C-1 Washington Lieutenant Hailing from the little toum of Othello, Washing- ton, " Nibs " was ultimately drawn crosscountry to his real home at " Woops. " Always the guy to go to for the basic poop in academics, he found distraction with his numerous female acquaintances. Hard-work- ing and diligent always. Steve emerged as one of this institution ' s finer individuals and a loyal friend. Tennis 4; Scoutmaster ' s Council 4.3; Glee Club 3.2.1; Domestic Af fairs Forum 1; SCUSA 1; CPRC 2.1. r- BEN DAVIS NOLAN III Alabama C - 2 WILLIAM HILLBORN NOLAN III G-4 THADDEUS JUDE NOLL F-2 Lieutenant Mississippi Lieutenant New Jersey Sergeant Ben has been a good friend to all. expccially the guys in B-3 and C-21 When he wasn ' t studying hard, he ' d be off on weekend partying hard. He learned the secret of life is enjoying the passage of time! The Army and, who knows who else, will be getting a good man. Cadet Fine Arts Forum 3.2,1; West Point Flying Club 4; German Club 2.1. There is no doubt that Bill came to this Rockbound Highland University from Mississippi. The New York environment never was successful in speeding up his lifestyle. He has. indeed, truly enriched the lives of his friends here. May the wind always be at his back, for Bill is a find person and will, no doubt, be an outstanding officer. Team Handball 2.1; 2,1. Scuba Club Graduation could not have come soon enough for Thad. Although he ran all year long he seemed to do an awful good job of " skating. " He vowed to en- joy these four years which is probably why he made it all the way to platoon sergeant. His sense of humor kept him from taking life here seriously. A loyal member of the zoo. Thad was the life of every party. Cross Country Indoor Track Outdoor Track 536 DAVID ALAN NIEDRINGHAUS F-3 Arkansas Lieutenant JOSEPH PAUL NIZOLAK F-4 New Jersey Lieutenant MICHAEL KEITH NOBLES 1-4 Alabama Lieutenant To most. " Nieds " was a quiet individual. To those vvho know him, he is one of the finest and most loyal of friends (but don ' t expect to study if you room jvith him). Once Dave slipped into a party, he be- :ame one " wild and crazy guy, " His favorite things n life were his Trans-Am, the machines in the base- nent, his hog hat, the Dayroom and using his Star- Tianship to help others less fortunate in the " smarts department. " " F-troop, Mount-up! " German Language Club 4; CPRC 3,2,1. Leadership, dedication, unselfishness, these are the characteristics that describe Joe. The friendly guy from New Jersey was always around to give a help- ing hand or " the poop " to all. Hard-working and in- telligent, he is destined to be an outstanding Army Officer. Rugby Football Club 3.2,1- Protes- tant Chapel Ushers and Acolytes 4.2,1; Howitzer Representative 2. Cycling Club 1. " Nobes " was an " I-Beam " that was always good for a laugh and a friendly smile. He strived for the top, achieved the middle, and fought to stay out of the bottom He was known to love four things while at Woops: Jamie, Alabama, OPE, and his stock in Tony ' s which will be traded in after graduation. Dialectic Society 4, Spanish Club 4.3.2; Math Forum 3.2; Geology Club 3; Bowling Club 3,2.1. E J NUSBAUM Colorado HI CLAYTON ANTHONY NYBERG G-1 Captain Washington Lieutenant KURT EVAN NYGAARD G-3 Wisconsin Lieutenant E.J would go out of his way to help anyone. A true friend and Christian he will always be liked and re- spected. E.J. strived for success in athletics and aca- demics and won. When duty calls he will be there and ready to accept the challenge. This Rocky Mountain man will go far in life. Class Committee 4.3.2,1; CPRC 4.3,2,1; Protestant Discussion Group 1; Ofhcers Christian Fellow- ship 4.3,2.1 Clay came to us direct from Washington D.C. Al- though his age was questionable, this tall, handsome kid was beloved by all that grew to know him. Things came easy to Clay: academics, physical fitness and, above all, having a good time. Fun-loving, easygoing, but always professional, we never liked to leave his side. Fortunately. " Dr. S. " will be with us always. Football 4; Sport Parachute Club 3.2; Sigma Delta Psi 2.1; Spanish Language Club 4.3,2.1; Audio club 4,3; ADDIC Representative 4.3. Kurt brought to West Point his cheerful outlook on life and his infatuation for a wide variety of music. He impressed us with his academic performance, ev- en though he was constantly burdened by women, football — and women. He always had plenty of an- swers to century-old questions regarding the oppo- site sex. He will be a fine addition to the Profes- sion of Arms. 150 Football 4 FAF Film 3.2.1 Chess Club 4 Drama 2.1 Poetry 3,2 Football Manager 3.2,1 (Head Mgr) 537 " ar .my A 1 H ... f THOMAS JAMES O ' DONNELL A-3 Illinois Lieutenant O ' D left the happy hoodlums of Hooter-3 for A-3. bringing with him his patented lacrosse rocket shot, his fantastic athletic ability, and his infinite, extra- duty wit. His stories never end and always leave you roiling. A one-man walking party, he never let any- thing as trivial as academics get in his way. But he ' ll give everything he ' s got and more to a cause he be- lieves in. and will inspire others to do the same. With his heart and wit, anyone would be proud to call him friend, and that ' s why he has so many. Class Committee SCUSA 2.1. Lacrosse American Culture Seminar 3.2.1. v= TIMOTHY JAMES O ' CONNOR A-1 New York Captain Not your typical cadet or brigade staffer. Pinhead spent more time at " Table Top " than he did at desk top. The truth is. the only book he didn ' t understand was regulations. Tim was a dedicated cadet who enjoyed most of West Point ' s simple pleasures: tail- gating, basketball games, swimming in the " Big Lake, " and closing tables. One of the Academy ' s best, and a true friend, Tim will continue to shine. Go for it! Phi Kappa Phi 1 ERIC WILLIAM OETJEN 1-4 Texas Lieutenant " Little Bird " flew into this cage to find that he was really just a " Goat. " At the end of his yearling year he had a close call: he had to go to " STAP, " but being the hard worker that he is, he locked horns with the Dean and won Looking at the stereo system he had, you would think that he was a " Juice hive, " but upon asking him you would find that his con- centration was graduation. With a sparkle in his eyes and to name only a few traits such as sincere friendship, a love for life and people, Eric has made many friends. German Club Military Affairs Club 2; Fine Arts Forum 4. MICHAEL LEE GATES Texas F-4 Captain From day one, Mike demonstrated that he was in complete control. Able to handle any situation, he showed people what true friendship really meant. Mike ' s warm nature and helpful ways left their im- print on all that knew him The complete sincerity that " Cowboy " has shown will especially be remem- bered by the " Boys. " Class Committee 4,3.2; Domestic Affairs Club 1; Ttieater Support Group 4; Scuba Diving Club L PATRICK WILLIAM O BRIEN G-2 California Captain Pat reflects at the tunnel ' s end. " Meek " taught how to become an American fighting man Late some winter night, plebe English taught punctuality Then Chambo had enough lessons for us all. Today OB. retains his sense of humor plus his love for the Irish. Whoever taught Pat how to be a loyal friend couldn ' t have done it any better. ROBERT JOSEPH OCHMAN D-1 New Jersey Lieutenant Bob survived the " Old South Ghetto " for four years. Though surrounded by opportunity. Bobby did not succumb to the temptations that touched the rest of us. His good nature found humor in all situations, and we found happiness in the fact that Och was mar- ried early to MM " Rocket Bob, " high in integrity and professionalism, is a friend to us all. Honor Committee 2,1; Howitzer 1 Football CPRC 3. Team Handball trO JEFFREY GORDON OHSTROM El New York Lieutenant Jeff must have come to West Point without know- ing what he was getting into since, when he found out, he usually chose not to lake Cadet life too seri- ously. Occasionally, however, circumstances (i.e., Chemistry. German. Math) left him no alternative. It is inspiring to note, however, that Jeff made it and, in surviving four years of the " spartan environment. " he never lost his sense of humor. Sailing Club 3,2,1; Sport Para- cute Club 1; Goat - Football 2- FRANCISCO MANTEROLA OJEDA F-3 Maryland Lieutenant If you want to see Arnold Schwarzenegger reading Plato while listening to Verdi for an afternoon ' s de- light, hit the Nautilus room and check out O.J. His hot Spanish blood led him on a wild expedition to Florida in search of youth. He found experience. " F- troop, muscle-up! " Football 4; Music Seminar 3,2.1. LARRY MOSS OKUDA 1-4 Utah Sergeant Larry " Bear " came to West Point from Layton, Utah. It has taken three long years to reach Firstie Year, and it is only now that the light at the end of the tunnel is finally in sight. It all started for Larry way back then in the divisions of " Guppy-Four " to the present Lost Fifties of " I-Beam Four. " There were the many good and not-so-good times. Learn to take the bad times in stride and cherish the good times and, in the end when the " I-Beam Theme Song " sounds again, Larry will be ready and waiting in his qreen suit. . ' .a CPRC 3. i. , VJ 539 MICHAEL FRANCIS O ' LEARY C-3 New York Sergeant Having been here before the rest of us, Mick had some interesting insights on the way things should be. Always quick to join a party or have a good time, he brought life into what otherwise may have been dull. German Club 4.3: Outdoor Sports- man ' s Club 1. -i TIMOTHY PETER O ' NEILL M Minnesota Lieutenant He has travelled a long way from the corn fields of Minnesota. There were the long hours in Patton ' s Division and the fall in Jungle School. While at West Point, he was exposed to many Physics courses and saturated in Juice courses. After being a Beast First Sergeant, he cannot wait to serve in the real Army. Drama Seminar 4.3: Tactics Com- mittee 3.2: Ring and Crest Com- mittee 2,1: Marathon Club 2. JEFFREY LYNN OLSON Minnesota A-4 Sergeant Jeff was a man of many talents at the Academy. His abi lities to act and work backstage were surpassed only by his ability to have gourmet meals when he went camping. Jeff ' s humor never failed him even in the face of a DPE test. He will long be remembered and admired by his classmates. Cycling Team 4.3: Cadet Acting Troupe 3,2.1: Theater Support Group 3.2.1: Judo Team 1: Out- door Sportsmen ' s Club 3.2.1 JOSEPH PICKETT OLIVER F-3 Maryland Lieutenant The football team was not the only organization at West Point blessed by Joe. FTroop got him also. Big Joe never lost sight of the light at the end of the tunnel, no matter how much it flickered. We know he ' ll be chargin ' after graduation. Look out Army — here he comes! Contemporary Affairs 4.3.2; Football 4,3,2,1 Seminar CARL JOSEPH ORLER Pennsylvania F-4 Captain Whether on the athletic field or in the academic classroom, perseverance, quality and neverending spirit were Carl ' s attributes. From Bugsy ' s boys to the studs of F-4. one could always count on Carl. Carl was a fine example for all of us and he will go far in the years to come. Football 4: Team Handball 1 RICHARD E. ORR, JR. North Carolina F-3 Lieutenant Dick " The Beaver ' s Bud " Orr is a mild-mannered man from the hills of Carolina. Anyone who thinks of Dick quickly recalls his witty verbage about the barracks. They may also remember his love affair with " J.D " Mostly we ' ll remember him as one of the best of friends. FTroop mount up! CPRC 2. LEE FRANK OLSON Minnesota A-3 Lieutenant Although Lee came from the great State of Min- nesota, he still liked to remind everyone of his Scandinavian ancestory. " Oslo " was a special friend who was always there to lend a helping hand. His hard-working, persevering attitude will assure him continued success in life- White Water Canoe Club 3.2.1: Military Affairs Club 2.1. Outdoor Sportsmans Club 3.2.1; CPRC 3.2.1. THOMAS J. O ' NEAL II F-4 Xexas Lieutenant The Sixth of June. 1979 marks the end of the greatest and worst four years of my life. With this behind me. a wonderful, old-fashioned woman by my side, and the Lord watching over us. the worst is water under the bridge and the best is an endless river ahead of us. Prot Sunday School Sun- day School Dept. Supt. 1: Prot Chapel Acolyte MICHAEL ISAMU OMURA Ohio igO C-4 Lieutenant Mike probably came to the academy like the rest of us: unsure. Yet anyone who knew him saw only a man of dedication, duty, trust, and God. Mike ' s responsibilities were always first and foremost in his mind. Undoubtedly, in whatever endeavor he chooses, Mike will continue to be a man of creativity and hard work. Human Relations Council 2. 1 (President): Orienteering 4: CPRC 1: Sigma Delta Psi 2.1: LFC 1. CHARLES C. Maryland OTTERSTEDT III A-4 Lieutenant From under the wing of home to the orders of the HI Magical Mystery Tours. Chuck was known by all. He never missed a night without knocking out count- less handstand pushups. We always listened to his philosophical opinions on subjects like women, academics, etc.. but practiced them about as much as he did — seldom. With highly spit-shined boots, even in the field. " Chas " is sure to become the best officer of us all! Astronomy 4: Behavioral Science 4: Portuguese 4.3: Outdoorsman 3,2. JAMES ROBERT OTTO Illinois H-1 JOHN ALBERT OWENS III F-4 Lieutenant California Lieutenant Jim (Toto, Toot. Otts or Western) is a genuine friend and sincere person from the nation ' s capitol. His brilliant mind won him $200 for a " most valuable " suggestion to the Academy. With guitar always in hand, this humorous and witty individual was active in handball and scuba-the latter maybe influencing his almost predestined desire for being stationed in Hawaii. Handball 4.1. Seminar 4,3. Club 4.3. Jack planted his Californian roots at USMA and weathered four years of cadet life. He gave aca- demics his undying effort and always managed to beat the books. His zealous spirit kept him going til he reached his goals. He never gave in and prob- ably never will. Goat Engineer Football 2. Invest- ment Club 2.1 ■ Aero-Astro 4.3.2. L DORRICK EARL PAGAN E-4 California Lieutenant Earl was just another ordinary, hard-working, sincere individual. Though he kept to himself most of the time, he was always more than willing to lend a helping hand. " Woops " will surely miss this type of dedicated cadet. WKDT 4: Soccer 4. CPRC 3 STEPHEN RICHARD PARKER C-4 Virginia Sergeant Stephen came from Annandale. Virginia with one goal in his mind: to graduate from West Point Never a quitter, he always struggled for what he believed. Ready to help others in their struggles against the academic departments. Stephen was loyal to his classmates. He more than earned his right to be a West Pointer Swimming Team 4.3.2: Protestant Choir 4; Mountaineering Club 2,1; Sigma Delta Psi 2.1: Ski Club 1. VINCENT JOHN PASCAL D-4 California Lieutenant Vinnie came to us from California via C-3. Over the years many have asked " Where ' s Vinnie? " But to those of us who knew him well. Vinnie wasn ' t so hard to find. If not playing football or handball, he could certainly be found in the Dayroom. He was never one to fret about cadet life. His big smile will be missed by all. 150 Football Club 2.1. 4,3,2,1: Handball DAVID WINDELL PATTERSON B-3 Alaska Lieutenant Dave left his familiar surroundings of Anchorage to conquer the lower 48 and homestead at West Point. Called " Polar Bear " by most, he was known as " Muck " to his track team-mates. His efforts in the hammer were often futile because he was determined to work on form when DISTANCE was the key He always had the time to spend with his friends. Depen- dability and understanding characterize Dave ' s ca- reer at West Point and will do so in the future. Indoor Track Track 4.3.2. 1. Outdoor 542 GREGORY SCOTT PALMER California Dl PHILLIP PANZARELLA Captain New Jersey F4 Captain " Grog " came all the way from the sunny beaches of LA to West Point, and liked it so much that he decided to stay He was always one of the most con- scientious, polite and well-tempered guys. He was always willing to help a friend or to do a job right. Grog will be missed at West Point, but he will be a credit and a friend wherever he goes. Football Team 4: French Club 3.2,1: German Club 1; Ski Club 3.2. 1; Geology Club 4.3.2: Outdoor Sportsman ' s Club 3,2: Sailing Club 3.2: CPRC 1 Phil arrived at West Point with a great deal of prom ise. Having won almost every high school award known to man, West Point had high hopes for the " Panz. " Phil lived up to these hopes admirably Through his use of natural leadership ability, great capacity for making friends, and good looks, Phil has excelled in everything he has done at West Point. Whether he tries for four stars or a million dollars in the future, Phil will be a great success. Football 4: Team Handball Club 3.1: Domestic Affairs Forum 1: Car Committee 2 DAVID KEITH PARKER F-1 Florida Sergeant Dave arrived at West Point never having heard of the Fourth Class System. When he leaves one may still wonder if he ever heard of it. Nobody will ever know how " Lt. Channel Switcher " managed to stay pro without leaving the TV room. Beast 11 will not soon forget " Samuri Squad Leader, " and he won ' t forget the " old " 1-1. Skeet and Trap Club 4.3,2.1 (Vice-President): CPRC 3. PHILIP MARK PATTERSON C-3 Nebraska Sergeant Academics consumed a large slice of the pie titled Dean ' s time, but when it came time for privileges, a bull session with the guys or rack, academics came in second place. Phil ' s philosophy was exemplified by a slogan etched in his notebook- " Weekends spell relief. " Long live the goat, grunt enthusiasts from this rockbound highland home. Cadet Chapel Choir 4.3,2.1: Ca- det Glee Club 3,2.1: Fellowship of Christian Athletes Offi- cer ' s Christian Fellowship 4,3,2.1: Track Team 4,3. GARY SHELDON PATTON Pennsylvania E-2 Lieutenant G.S-, of the " E-2 Dogs. " was a two-year vet from the " Delta Tri Frat " His not studying resulted in armed conflict with the Physics Department, from which he miraculously escaped unscathed. Gary maintained a great sense of direction in his four years here and his persistence and loyalty will stand him in good stead in future years. PAUL DANIEL PELISSERO H-4 Michigan Lieutenant Since 6 July 1975, " Pel " has longed to see the light at the end of the tunnel. It finally arrived. As " Pel " steps out of this fine institution, he steps into another — one he will undoubtedly enjoy more than the past four-year hitch. The only thing that stands in Pel ' s way now is the U.S. Army. Goat-Engineer Football 2. PATRICK RYAN PENLAND B-1 T ' ss Lieutenant Out of the land of dust and cattle he rode on a plain but cheap horse, spreading his strange music all over the Point. His sharp wit and nimble verbiage pulled many a cadet ' s fat out of the English fires. Despite his stars, the old Gophers and the V regard Pat as a loyal friend who can be counted on in all situations. Fencing 4; Hop Bands 4.3: Debate Council and Forum 3.2; Howitzer 4,3: WKDT 4: Russian Club 4.3, 2,1. BRIAN NEAL PERKINS F-3 Iowa Lieutenant " Perks " brought a tin horn and a farm girl with him from Iowa to keep him company. He took away some of Thayer Hall on his finger and First Reg in his heart. With him went a piece of our hearts be- cause " Perk " was a great friend and a good guy to have on your side in any situation. " F-troop, Mount up! " German Language Club 4: Cadet Band Dialectic Society 2,1: Golf 4 (manager). 544 STEVE PAVLICA Arizona G-4 JOSEPH EDMOND PECORARO F-1 Lieutenant Maine Sergeant Mad Dog came from the barren wastelands of Ari- zona, wfiich may explain wfiy fie can ' t tell tlie forest from tfie trees, especially on such a small scale. He always batted a thousand with the ladies, something the handsome ones among us never understood. We will always remember Pau for his courage to tell it like it is. Orienteering Team 4.3.2; Chinese Club 4.3. Scuba Club 1. m He came, he saw; He tried to not let it bring him down. He struggled, he sought; He made the best of what was here. He survived, he grew; He made it after ail. Class Committee 4.3.2,1. RICHARD NORMAN PEDERSEN B-4 Kentucky Sergeant Depending upon the day. one would see B-4 ' s 150- Ib. football player in the hall, a smirk or a scowl would cover the face of our Dickie. Smiling only after making weight, " Sport " would enlighten us with his early C-2 stories or how bad he was doing in C.E. Girl killer though he was, most of the week- ends of 1st Class year were spent with the B-4 boys as we all enjoyed his company. 150 Football 4.3.2,1. PAUL FRITZ PERLWITZ F-1 Wisconsin Sergeant Paul, a mountain man from Wisconsin, was one of the more studious of the " Marching 100 " When he wasn ' t working on an EDP. he was busy fourwheeling and camping. Paul, with his easygoing personality was always willing to help others in need. Taking pictures, following the stock market, and eating calzones were but a few of his hobbies. Howitzer 4.3.2; Investment Club 1. JAMES CLIFFORD PERRY B-1 Ohio Lieutenent Jim: athlete, scholar, friend. Brigade Staff ... al- ways the man in motion. The kind of guy who can do a million things at once (and do them well) but never lose his sense of humor. Jimmy — good luck in all you do; we ' ll miss you Cadet Chapel Choir 4. 3. Cadet Glee Club; SCUBA Club 4. 3.2; Canoe Club 2.1; German Club 4.3.2 (Treasurer). 1 (VP); Ring and Crest Committee 2,1; Sailing Club 3.2. ALEXANDER D. PERWICH II 1-3 Virginia Captain A second generation West Pointer. Alex came to West Point with plenty of style, smarts and a taste for the finer things in life. Not one to be beaten by the system, " the Per " has managed to distinguish himself in all his undertakings, and still retain his completely unique outlook on life. The future is bright for Alex and success is imminent. Portuguese Club 4.3.2; Class Com- mittee 4,3; Investment Club 2. 545 ROBERT CHARLES PETERSON B-3 California Lieutenant JULES GEORGE PETIT A-4 Louisiana Sergeant CHARLES RICHARD PETRIE H-3; Kansas Lieutenant Sensitive and understanding, Bob ' s concern for people generated the many friendships he made among us. Living with the freedom and perspec- tive that his relationship with God has given him, Bob can truly say: " The Lord is my light and my salvation; whom shall I fear? The Lord is the stronghold of my life; of whom shall I be afraid? " Navigators 4,3.2. I.- Sunday School 4.3.2. Protestant Jules is a sincere, genuine friend who is always ready with a smile. Although it was the academic depart- ment who forced Jules to join the class of ' 79, he is a welcome addition and has added much to our lives. With his quiet determination, he ' ll surely succeed in all his endeavors — if only he stays off the phone long enoughl Contemporary Affairs Seminar 4, 3.2.1; Military Affairs Club 4.3; Mountaineering Club 3; French Club 4. Charlie is a product of Fourth Regiment from the days when people could tell the difference. Charlie lives for parties and stereos and vice versa. Who else would spend four days taping music for a party. Like a deep river, Charlie drives on — calm on the surface and wild deep down. Free Style Wrestling Club 2; White . " " Water Canoeing Club 3 •» GREGORY STEPHEN PHILLIPS El Arkansas Sergeant Greg has been the rare example of never-ending energy. His aggressive search in the pursuit of hap- piness has gone on year round, from rugby season to ski season, and all the parties between. Some- how Greg stili managed to squeeze in time for study- ing and " the guys. " Here ' s hoping the Army can keep up with Greg ' s pace. Wrestling 4, Karate Team Rugby Team 3.2.1. Ski Patrol 2. (CIO 1: Ski Club 2; Catholic Chapel Choir 4.3; Cycling Club Chinese Language Club 4,3. w RICHARD JOE PHILLIPS H-1 New Mexico Sergeant Rick arrived here at West Point hailing from Capitan High and a town called Lincoln located somewhere in the mountains of New Mexico. To hear him talk you would swear it ' s the only place to live, and who knows, maybe it is. Football 4; Ski Instructor 3. ROBERT JOSEPH PIECHOTA El New York Captain Bob is a " wild and crazy guy " from the " Zoo " days, and what he learned there helped him feel right at home in E-L You could always find Bob either play ing stick or at " his " table at Grant. Hundreds of laughs and good times characterize the memories that will last the longest for all those who knew Bob. Lacrosse; SCUSA 2. - =% ' 46 CARLOUS TYRONE PETTUS A-1 CHARLES EDWARD PHILLIPS D-2 Ohio Lieutenant Virginia Captain " Cowboy. " Innovator, Motivator, Definitely an in- fluence on all he meets, A tight spot is where he loves to be for only he can make the best of a bad situation " and come out smcliin " like a rose! " Football 4.3.2: Cadet Glee club 3.2.1: Protestant Chapel Choir 4, 3.2: Gospel Choir Hop Bands WKDT German Language Club 4.3: Scout- master ' s Council 4.3: Astronomy Club 1: Aeronautics and Astro- nautics Club 1. Chuck voluntarily entered West Point but refused to give up his basic instincts towards " having a good time, " He always preferred reading " his " newspaper before studying the books which led to an infamous late-night habit He rarely was without an opinion or comment and found an outlet for this in his work with the Honor Committee, He tempered his compe- titive spirit and determination with a quick sense of humor and this combination assures a bright future. C Band 4: Cath Ch. 4: WP For 3: Pub Aff Det 2: Sig Del Psi 2; Rug CI 3.1: Ski Pat 2: SCUSA 1; Ski CI 3.2.1 KENNETH LEE PIEPER Utah E-3 JAMES RICHARD PIERSON Lieutenant California 4gO A-3 Captain Starting his Cadet career in the " Old Corps M " ( " you lost " ). Ken knew what a real challenge meant. OPE was often there to remind him, but he always pulled through. Boston and Iowa were the homes of his travels, but he came even farther in four years here. Mostly, we know Ken as a good friend who will be a great asset to the Army. SCUSA 1. Who would have thought the plebe who gave up his poop for Lent would become CO? He owes it all to his duty concept, battle-hardened -on the fields of Bermuda and Florida, Yes, when Zone has a good time, he has a real good time. But that ' s not too often, because last on his list of priorities is himself it ' s this selfless devotion to duty and others that in- spire us to respect and follow him. So, although he could probably sleep right through a war. the Army better hope he doesn ' t. Handball 4.3.2.} (President). 547 JEFFREY CHARLES PIPIK Pennsylvania HI HOWARD MICHAEL PLACE F-2 PETER PLASSMANN Lieutenant New York Captain Maine A-2 Lieutenant Pip has always been his own man. His activities have never been hampered by regulations or academic requirements. On any given night Pip could be found at either WKDT or in his room escaping from dull cadet life in his sanctuary of rock and roll. Given his vette and his stereo . Pip could do anything, and did. WKDT 4,2.1: Hop Committee 4. 3.2.1: Electronics Club 3. " Howie " had the stars and stripes, but he earned them and deserved them. A Brooklyn boy who worked hard, " Howie " was always around to help others out, loosen things up, or cheer others up. A good friend and a great guy. " Howie " has the ability to succeed in whatever he tries. " Woops " had and the Army has a good man Vice-Chairman ' 79 Hop Committee Handball Club 2.1: Fellow- r ship of Christian Athletes 2. 1: CC.D. Teacher 2,1: Fourth Class Systems Committee 2; Cadet Public Relations Committee 3.2.1. What can one say about the " PIaz " ? If it could move, shoot or fly. Pete had one; for his hobbies lead him to create all sorts of strange gizmos and gadgetry, His quick wit and creativity are bound to make him a success in the years to come. After all, if anyone can eschew obfuscation. he can Aeronautics and Astronautics Club Ski Instructor Group 3,2,1- m JOHN WALLY POWELL Florida B-3 Lieutenant STEPHEN SUGG POWELL South Carolina D-1 Lieutenant It was a privilege to know John, and to call him our friend. John embodied the finest attributes of leader- ship: dedication to duty, a calm assurance of his capabilities and a willingness to help anyone who came to him . . The love of country and dedication to the Army that John has will bring him great honors. 150 lb. Football 4; Outdoor Sport- man ' s Club 4,3.2.1: Fishing Club 3.2.1: Geology Club 4.3: Sport Parachute 3: Navigators 2.1. Leaving the Southern Belles behind in South Caro- lina, Steve brought laughter and liveliness to " old D-4 " and Dragoon 1. Simple on the outside, warm and genuine on the inside, he brought common sense, a rarity around here, to Woops. " Popeye. " when not parlant Francais, could be found braving foul weather, sailing on the Hudson. Glee Club 4.3.2,1; Hop Comm. 4. 3.2.1: Sailing Club; Sailing Club Pres. 1. WILLIAM FULLER POWERS H-5 Rhode Island Captair " Willie P " came to us from Rhode Island determinec not to be your average cadet. Excel he did, bu ' never at the price of losing his perspective on life: He was known for his wide variety of abilities: tc combine cynicism with humor, his inborn abilitie; on the rugby field and his love for having a good tim (Penn). A better man for a friend would be hard tc find. We know Bill will aspire to great heights in ali his future endeavors. Wrestling 4; Lac rosse 4; Rugby 2,1: CPRC 4.3.2; Slum and Gravy 4,3. BERT DOUGLAS POLITOSKI C-4 DAVID WAYNE POLLY, JR. F-2 New York Lieutenant New York Lieutenant ROBIN MERL POPE Tennessee 1-2 Lieutenant Bert came to USMA from Queens. He cultivated his ' Duty, Honor, Country " concept to a form which is a paragon to everyone. His deep moral commitment to responsibility, high motivation, and an excellent sense of humor inspired him to strive for perfection in every area that he encountered. He will be a fine asset to any future endeavor. Dave was one kid from Long Island who could speak intelligible English, Whether he was in CoIlege-4 or the F-2 crew, Dave was involved all the way and he freely gave a little of himself to everything he did. He leaves with a lot of friendships formed and visions of Med School dancing in his head. Wrestling 4.3; CPRC 3.2.1; SCUSA 3,2.1; Ski Club 1; Sunday School ' Teacher 4.3; Cadet Public Affairs Detail 3.2; Scoutmaster ' s Coun- cil 2.1; Fellowship of Christian Athletes 4.3,2.1; Protestant Dis- cussion Group Robin has been an inspiration to all of us. He would do anything for a friend - even if it meant giving up " a couple " (one hundred) hours of his time. The Tac thought he marched so well that he made him the Company Training Officer. We ' ll all remember Rob- in ' s fortitude, perseverence, patience and sr..ile. Baptist CPRC 1 Student Union 4.3, 1; 1 BRYON EUGENE POWLUS Pennsylvania Born and raised in the Keystone State Went on to fame and fortune in the Cadet Acting Troupe, play- ing keyboard for six musicals. Boogied down on the Hop Committee for four years His style, like his car, was classic. Hop Committee 4.3,2,1: C adet Acting Troupe 4.3,2,1; Engineer- ing Forum 1; Society of American Military Engineers (SAME) 2,1; American Nuclear Society 1. Fl GERALD LOUIS PRETTI B-3 ALAN LOWELL PRICE A-2 Sergeant Wisconsin Lieutenant Kansas Sergeant Jerry was characterized as the most unimitatable member of AH. When he wasn ' t with his Porsche and his HEINEKEN. he wasn ' t. He lived for week- ends and, like all good Firsties, was a ghost. His pride was lowered when he drove Dix ' s BFB and liked it (almost)! Most of us will miss him. if we can remember what he looked like. Cadet Band 4.3. The " Kansas Kid, " better known as " Big Al, " has been famous for many things. Among these are good taste in hats, the " Jag. " and his motto for life. Al was always able to set his priorities: a good movie, a little television, and by taps you ' re ready to study. Cross Country Team 4.3; Indoor Track Team 4.3; Cycling Team 4, 3.2. 549 CHRISTOPHER S. PRINSLOW A-1 Illinois Lieutenent Known to most of us as " Papa Prinz, " Chris has shown that he is truly a great man, not only because of his height, but also his accomplishments in the pool and his sincere and generous nature Few will forget his friendship or humor. Pizza Hut will never be the same. Swimming 4,3. 4,3,2,1; Ceding Club ROBERT GERALD PYPER 14 California Sergeant Service and a concern for others distinguish Bob among his friends and classmates. After three years, he interrupted his Cadet career to serve a two-yea r mission to Finland for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. Returning to complete his fourth year with the class of ' 79, he has a keen insight developed through a wide range of experiences un- common to a person of his age. He has given us much, for which we will ever be grateful. Basketball 4.2: Volleyball 3. Base- ball 4: Latter Day Saints Discussion Croup TIMOTHY CARL PUGH I-l Illinois Lieutenant I came from a town one-quarter the size of the Corps of Cadets. 1 have learned a lot about myself and others. 1 know what a smile and a good word can do. I am known to others as " Pug, " " Jcthro, " and " Pooh-Bear. " I hope to keep smiling as 1 go through life. Bye, West Point. Cadet Chapel Glee Club 2.1. Choir 2,1; Cadet CHRISTOPHER WALTER RADLICZ A-3 New Jersey Captain Whether it came out as " The Rad " or " Kiki, " a simple call was all Chris needed to lend his valued friendship. He came to us from the " Garden State " with high ideals and one lasting thought. Graduation. His strong and silent mannerisms coupled with a love of life will keep Chris a true friend and leader in all our hearts. Drama Seminar 4,3,2.1; Cadet Glee Club 1; Russian Club 4.3; Football 4,3. THOMAS VINCENT QUINN H-3 Virginia Captain Thinking of Tommy brings back memories of long nights talking about Hawaii, never studying, drinking whenever possible, long hair, great weekends and a never ending good time. Give Tommy a girl and watch her be in love in less than 30 minutes. Give him a drink and watch it come back up in less than 15 minutes. Best of all, give him a friend and watch TV do anything possible for him. No one could ask for a better friend or guardian for " our girl, " even if she is my fiancee. Why he left Hawaii for this hal- lowed institution we ' ll never know, but why he does weii and will always do well is obvious to all who know him. 1 KENNETH CHESNEY RATHBUN A-2 Wyoming Lieutenant What buns ' Whose buns ' ' Kenny Rathbuns was the echoing word around old Charlie Company Then Ken, Waylon, and Willie came to the Animal House just in time to lead the grapplers to an undefeated Brigade Championship. Always guiet and willing to " hep " everyone, the " Wine and Dine " hopes to see a lot of the " Sundance Kid " in the real world. Glee 4.3. Club 2.1; Dialectic Society 550 f». f «). ' mef A JAMES W. RAYCRAFT, JR Oregon H-4 Captain Duty — Honor — Country were Jim ' s rallying points long before he was able to come to West Point- He ' donned " Cadet Gray " and was determined to excel at the Point and don the " Army Blue. " Excel he did, in all aspects of life. West Point ' s loss of a model cadet will be the Army ' s gain of a first-class officer. iGod bless you, Jim. in all that you do. Chinese Language Club 4,3,2.1: Team Handball 3; Run for Your Life 3.2.1: Howitzer rep 2.1: Investment Club 2: Domestic Af- fairs Club 2: Dialectic Society 4.3, 2,1: Fine Arts Forum 4,3,2,1: CPRC 2,1. I y«t T» ' ' - - v f ALLEN DWIGHT RAYMOND IV D-4 Michigan Sergeant Bringing a keen mind and an unequalled capacity f or hard work to any task, Dwight excelled as a cadet and as a person. With his notorious posters, " Ethical Donuts, " honor classes, and the gracing of our con- versations with his wit and wisdom, he lent a touch of sanity to our existence. Ring and Crest Committee 4,3: Honor Committee 2,1: Sailing Club 2,1: Academy Lyceum 3,2: SCUSA 3,2 L MICHAEL JOSEPH RAYDER III H-4 New Jersey Lieutenant Hailing from New Jersey, Radar, along with Smitty and Sully, never took West Point seriously Drinking and chasing blondes were his loves. Nothing can stop Mickey, not even brain surgery or a broken heart. He is sure to be a success in whatever he does, and it ' s even surer that he will make the people who sur- round him in life very happy Football 4,3: Baseball 4: Ski Club 2,1: Car Committee 2,1: Cadet Academic Counsel 3.2,1. 551 DONALD EUGENE REED C-2 Pennsylvania Lieutenant As the Head Rouser went screaming by in his 924, the MP shook his head Must be another rally, he said. Denny kept cool throughout, never letting the Dean or the Comm or cadet regulations gets him down. As we see him later, wc will always remember his great love for the " rack. " Rabble Rouser 4,3,2.1: Ski Club 4.3: Karate 4. ROBERT JOSEPH REED D-1 Arkansas Lieutenant As Captain of the Fencing Team he always came through when the chips were down. Whenever Joe set his mind to do something, it was hanging out with the boys or doing the " 151 " in Florida, it was always marked with a flair that was Joe ' s alone. To the mountain speedway! Ski Club 1; Fencing 4.3,2,1 (Cap- feiSj . It - tain); Howitzer 4,3; CPRC 2. RICHARD ALAN REES F-3 Ohio Lieutenant Although not much of a runner, " Dad " always en- deavored to take the two-mile run as often as pos- sible. The man from Ohio was never one to turn down a good time, and two years in the Country Club helped make him a partier in the true " F-troop " tradition. We ' ll all remember him as a friend you could always count on. " Mount-up! " Portugese Language Club 4.3,2, Concrete Canoe Club 1. = DAVID L. REEVES, JR. C-2 Maryland Sergeant Dave showed his teamwork and spirit both as num- ber 19 on the Lacrosse field and as a good friend. His mischcvious activities kept him friends in stitches and himself in demerits, David ' s personality and humor will benefit all that meet him. Be it behind the wheel, on the slopes or in the classroom, Dave always found the fast way to go. Lacrosse Ski Club 2.1 American Culture Seminar 4.3. FRANCIS XAVIER REIDY Massachusetts B-1 BRUCE HAROLD REMINGER I-l Lieutenant Pennsylvania Lieutenant Frank had a good time while he was here. Frankie was a master party organizer and a great friend. French Club Council 2.1. 2. 1 : Scoutmaster ' s " Great Gonzo, it ' s, it ' s Lava! " Rem bellowed fran tically as he leapt into his bed enveloping himself with his blanket to combat the hot molten substance being spewed out by the administrative crater. De- spite such daily onslaughts. Rem managed to main- tain his electifying personality during his four-year sentence. His departure casts a bleak shadow, but we are comforted knowing that his unique light will shine elsewhere. 552 STEPHEN FORD BENFROW South Carolina D-1 STEPHEN JOHN RESSLER F-1 JERARDO REYES C-3 Captain Pennsylvania Lieutenant Texas Captain They say that " good things come in small packages, " [and in the case of this individual that is definitely !true. " Mel, " as he was known to his friends, came tin with his drawl and left with that drawl, and in be- (tween he will be remembered by all of us. 150 Football Team Student Union 4.3,2.1. 1; Baptist f % = Whether painting murals in the Dayroom or studying to keep his " stars. " Steve did it all with a casual dedication that would amaze anyone. An unselfish desire to help others gained him respect and admira- tion in the " Marching 100. " The halls of F-1 are painted w ith the efforts of a man whose friendship will never be forgotten. Catholic Choir; Aero Astro Club 4.3.2. Jerry studied hard and played harder and he won. He graduated knowing he always gave his best effort in getting things done- even if that meant " bor- rowing " the Comm ' s jeep. There is no doubt he will continue to succeed in whatever he does. From the big state of Texas, Jerry will hold an even bigger spot in the friendships and memories of his fellow " Fighting Cocks, " Spanish Club 4,3.2; Military Af- fairs Club 2; Human Relations Council 2. CHRISTOPHER MARK RILEY New Jersey " I will not cease from Mental Fight, Nor shall my Sword sleep in my hand Till we have built Jerusalem In England ' s green pleasant Land " Pointer 3.2,1: West Point Comedy Hour i. Weir Art Exhibition 4.3: Cadet Fine Arts Forum 4.3.2. F-2 Captain JAMES ARLIE ROBERTS California 1-2 JAMES STANLEY ROBERTS, JR. B-2 Lieutenant Virginia Lieutenant When Jim came to W.P., his mind was made up to become an achiever and that ' s just what he did. Dis- tinguishing himself in academics and P.E , Jim carved his way to success through hard work and determination, and a firm belief in playing hard. A super guy. Jimmy will succeed in whatever he does in life Lacrosse 4 {Manager): Rugby 2. After a brief period of instability with the Air Force. Jim joined the ratpack. As Vladmir became a staffer, only the puppets could save him. War and Peacf was too much, but he and the chairman kept at it. much to Che ' s embarrassment As roommates, Che and Vladimir often debated about political phil- osophy, spam and sugar bears. Cadet Chape] Choir 4.3: Council and Forum Debate ,-o 554 I PAUL DILIE RIDDLE Arizona C-3 Lieutenant " The Riddier " has one of the quickest wits ever to come out of Arkansas, His witty calendar illustra- tions have attracted more readers than Playboy. Combine wit with a warm heart and a dedicated sense of friendship and you will know " The Riddier " that many have come to know and love. Russian Club 4.3. LOUIS REINHARD RIEBE !-3 Colorado Lieutenant Lou managed to make the transition from the Rocky Mountains of Colorado to the Hudson Highlands without ever losing that " western charm, " As one of the finest athletes at West Point. Lou never man- aged to let academics get in the way of his education. For all of us who knew him, Lou wasn ' t just a friend — he was a best friend. Best of luck from all of us, Lou! Ski Team 4. Ski Patrol 3.2.1; Ski Instructor Group 2.U Ski Club 1 (VP): Scuba Club 4.3. Maun- taineering 3.2: SCUSA VICTOR MANSFIELD ROBERTSON 1-4 Virginia Lieutenant With painstakingly well-combed, grey-tinged hair and constant concern for everything, " gran ' ma " is aptly described by his nickname. His ultimate worry was that Infantry would go out before his branch se- lection. Reliable, tenacious, considerate, he is a friend in the best sense of the word. LESLIE BRIAN ROBY Ohio S = 1-4 Lieutenant SCUSA 4.2: Forum 2,1. Debate Council and An easygoing guy. " B-Robes " could always be found with his favorite reading material (the Bible and a copy of National Lampoon). Bambi made a name for himself early He was elected Honor Rep. and soon became the type of guy everyone wants to know. Someday we all may look back and say, " Sure, Lt. Roby was a friend of mine. " Pipes and Drums 4. 3. 2. 1 (Pipe Major): Sunday School Teachers 2. 1 (Departmental Superinten- dent): Honor Committee 2.1. WILLIAM RAYMOND RIEGER F-1 New Jersey Lieutenant I understand I must love myself before I can love others. I understand I must be open so 1 can open others unto themselves. I understand I must be honest if I expect that of my friend. ! understand my knowledge must be used if I am to grow. ! understand that you must have freedom if 1 am to be free. MARK DANIEL ROCKE New York 1-3 Captain Mark was the kind of person you could really de- pend on. He was a hard worker — always giving 100%. A professional in everyway, Mark leads by example (of course his Ranger tab helped). As a friend he was dependable and trustworthy, a good manager of people. Mark brings into the ring a true sense of duty and responsibility. The Army is gain- ing an excellent officer who is sure to go a long way. Domestic Affairs Forum 3,2.1; Class Committee 4,3.2,1; Base- ball 4; CPRC 3. 555 JAMES PATRICK RODGERS, JR. B-3 New York Lieutenant The " lightning of the Thundering Third Herd. " It took this young man a long time to get to this position but he earned every step. The challenge was there and he met it as he always will. Grey, dedicated, and idealistic, Jim remains the eternal individual. Good luck to this soldier in fulfilling his destiny. Hop Manager 4.3,2, U Class Com- mittee 4,3: Pointer 4,3; Geology Club 3; Arabic Club 2, Executive Officer 1. RODNEY BRUCE ROEBER E-1 Texas Lieutenant He came to the land of eternal gloom from sunny Texas. In search of the perfect tan. Rod would never pass up an opportunity to " hit the sun deck, " where he could be found muttering about diodes, transis- tors, and the ideal sun lamp. Though quick to smile, he seemed happiest when he was working hardest. A dependable friend. Rod is a true winner. Ring and Crest Committee Vice Chairman 4,3.2,1; CPRC 3,2; Scuba Club 1; Spanish Club 4; AeroAstro Club 3,2; Domestic Affairs forum 3,2,1. m PAUL ERIK ROEGE Michigan Too old to worry. Too young to care. Corps Squad Rifle 4; Protestant Chapel Choir 4,3.2.1; Glee Club 4,3,2,1; Scoutmaster ' s Council 3, 1; Aero-Astro Club 2,1; SCUSA 4,2.1; Rifle Club 4. D-2 Lieutenant w p ' m ERNEST PAUL ROGERS, JR. Louisiana H 2 JAMES EDWARD ROGERS 1-2 Sergeant Michigan Lieutenant Ern was one of the old " F Troopers " and one of tfie new " Happy-2 ' ers " Although short in stature, this man had a heart bigger than most. He was always willing to give good advice or " bad poop, " which- ever was needed- Ern was a person who always gave 110%, whether it was on the Rugby field or at the party after the game. He ' s the type of friend every- one should have. 150 Football 4: Ring and Crest Committee Rugby 2.1. Jimmy always adds to the fun wherever he is and you can count on him to be there and brighten up the day. Whether its skiing in Vermont or camping with friends, he ' s always on the go building friends and memories and sharing his sense of humor with every- one. A true friend and hard worker, he ' s guaranteed happiness and success everywhere. Theater Support Group 4.3,2,1; Scuba Diving Club 4,3. ROBERT LEE ROOT Texas G-3 Lieutenant Rob joined the Gophers from Houston and quickly showed us what he was made of; part big brother at Navy Plebe year, part kid at Navy yearling year, and all heart all four years. His golden voice made him a ladies ' man. Glee Club Protestant Chapel Choir Goat-En- gineer Football Game 2. i .,- w I V CR02 V GARY LEE ROSS Missouri C-1 Lieutenant From the city that launched thousands westward. Gary charted an eastward course. Always with a scheme up his sleeve, Gary took West Point at his own pace, sometimes faster than others, but never out of step with the popcorn popper Through it all, Gary ' s warm smile, personable manner, and enduring spirit have earned him the company of many close and lasting friends. Orienteering Club Squash Team 4: Ski Club 4.3.1: Invest- ment Club 2.1: Sport Parachute Club 3. THOMAS JEROME ROTH II E-1 Colorado Lieutenant Thomas " Chip " Roth . . . the man from ski country {Colorado} who hates skiing. The man who takes disco lessons but seldom dates. In all due respect. Chip is one of the most enjoyable persons to be around. There ' s something about him which makes you feel happy. He is one of the most reliable and responsible persons in our class. Success is bound to follow him. Dialectic Society 4: Fine Arts Forum 4.3: Scoutmaster ' s Coun- cil 3: Outdoor Sportsman ' s Club 3. 557 m ROBERT HENRY ROUTIER C-3 California Lieutenant Upon arriving at West Point. Bob was quick to share with everyone the sunshine of California. Bob ' s dry sense of humor and his readiness to help were great- ly appreciated by all. Bob will be an outstanding of- ficer, just as he was an outstanding Cadet and friend. Theatre Support Group 4,3,2.1; SCUSA 1: Concrete Canoe Club 1. JOHN WARD ROTTER Iowa G-4 Captain From West Point, Iowa, to West Point, New York. Ward always had the Point. If there was a sporting event, lecture, dance, club meeting, or even a party, omnipotent Ward would be there. West Point has 97 extracurricular clubs; Ward belonged to 99 of them. Ward was an opportunist of the first degree, had a smile for all, and was a deep friend. Wrestling 4, Coll 4. SCUSA 3.2,1: Class Committee West Point Forum 3.2.1: Domestic Affairs Forum 3,2.1; Finance Forum 2,1; Ski Instructor 1; CPRC 1 (President). JOHN PHILLIP RUMAN Maryland C-2 Lieutenant They said he was the quickest one when it came to the rack. But as he became a squad leader and honor rep. he was forced to leave his green girl. We will miss him. Honor Rep 2. 1 ANTHONY SALVATORE RUOCCO E-3 Connecticut Sergeant " Rue " was the expert at digital disco. He didn ' t use the computer, he commanded it. His jokes and pranks made life at West Point, from our first reorgy week to our last gloom period, bearable. He showed us how to maintain a sense of humor in the face of adversity. Lots of people are amusing. Tony Is genuinely funny. Portugese Language Club 4.3,2; Computer Forum 4,3,2. - y JAMES RUDOLPH ROWAN D-1 " Ohio Lieutenant Jim was characterized as a sincere and concerned 1 individual. When it was appropriate, he threw him- self entirely into Academy life and distinguished 1 himself with D.P.E. He strove for military and aca- demic excellence and achieved it. Sound in advice, strong in moral support and command ability. Jim j gained the respect and admiration of all. No doubt,] he will continue his success. Behavioral Science Club 4; Spanish Club 4.3: Ski Club 1; Goat En- gineer Football 2: Sigma Delta Psi 2,L WILLIAM JOSEPH SANDBROOK E-3l Pennsylvania Lieutenant Bill will always be remembered for being a person or the go. and for having plans in the making. His ' generosity, enthusiasm and sense of humor have earned him many close friends during his life here Those of us lucky enough to have been his frienc, will never forget him or the good times he inspired Good luck to him always. Tennis 4. White Water Canoe Group 4, 3. 2, German Language Club 4.3.2; Finance Forum 2; SCUSA 3.2.1. 558 1 DAVID CRAIG Oklahoma SANDERS 1-3 Lieutenant His slow southern drawl has almost disappeared hut he still possesses that slow southern manner. Colonel Thayer held Dave ' s attention during the weeks but the girls managed to occupy his time on weekends. You could always find him with a smile on his face and a devilish twinkle in his eye. He loves life and will surely go far. German Club 3; Class Committee 2.1: Russian Club 3.2.1 (Vice- President): West Point Forum 1: Music Seminar 3.2.1: SCUSA 1. VILLIAM ' lorida JOHN SANDER B-1 Lieutenant ittle Will, the social outcast, the romantic. Dedi- ated to the " experiences " in life, Willy did not miss ut — whether that meant staying up all night, ex- loits with the Big " V, " or barely passing numbers ourses. Known for his carefree lifestyle, partying, ompulsive spending, and nonconformity, Willy is an leal friend. Capable and determined, Willy will " Go r it " in life. Aeronautics and Astronautics Club .2.3.4: German Club 3.4: West ' oint Flying 3: Finance Forum ' .3.4. PETER JAMES ROWAN E-2 New York Leiutcnant PJ ' s biggest disappointment in life was that they never made St Patrick ' s Day a national holiday This rugger was just as outstanding in the scrums and .it parties as he was in the classrooms, P.J, with his nuick wit. red hair and rugby songs, will always be remembered by (he " Dogs. " Rugby Club Ski Club 2.1: Mountaineering Club 2. 1 . JAY MICHAEL SAREDY B-4 Florida Sergeant The slide to life is about to start, and one more hand- ball junkie will be let out in the world. What I ' ll see framed in the rear-view mirror of my mind will be the setting for many memories. The legacy of " the boys " will live on as I head out to find new roads to travel and people to meet. Aloha. Handball 3.2.1; Bridge Club 2,1. 559 THEODORE JOE SARIO C-1 Arizona Sergeant A-ICH! " Little Bug " u as always there for a good time. With his piercing eyes, his " wicked " smile and his never-ending activities, he kept the underground " Frat of the Tooth " in high spirits and relatively good grades. Whatever his destination, he will arrive ready to work and party hard. His bouncin ' black van and his irrepressible personality will get him through anything that awaits him Spanish Club 4,3,2: Orienteering Club 4. CPRC 3.2, U Behavioral Sciences 4,3: Track (JV Plebe) 4.3.2. GARY GLEN SAUER F-4 New Jersey Lieutenant Gary came here with one purpose in mind: to be- come a West Pointer and graduate. He worked hard at everything he did and was always willing to- lend a helping hand. On the weekend. Gary (Whis- key) could be found on the rugby pitch doing what he enjoyed most, playing the sport of elegant violence. He is a credit to the Corps and the Army. Scoutmaster ' s Council 4.3.2: Rug- by Team 4.3,2,1: Cadet Band 4,3: CPRC 4,3.2.1. ARTHUR ANDREW SCHAREIN Ohio Sergea Andy struggled with the best of them for his fr two years in " Hawg-1. " Moving to the lost Fift transformed him into an " l-Beam " and later a st fer Yet over the years. Andy ' s unique personal has enabled him to endure successfully. Cycling Club Cycling Team 4.3,2,1: Scoutmaster ' s Coun- cil 3,2: Engineering Forum 2.1: German Club 4: Arabic Club 2.1. SHEPARD A. SAWYER, South Carolina JR. E-3 Lieutenant MARTIN LEO SCANLAN Pennsylvania H-4 GEORGE MIKE SCHAERTL F-2 Lieutenant New York Lieutenant " Shep " is a quiet, soft-spoken young man who hails from South Carolina, This young man is in search of a u ild woman that we hope he finds someday. He is quite honest and sincere in all he says and does. He is a friend that won ' t let you down West Point Flying Club 1. White Water Canoe Group 2. CPRC 3.2. Russian Language Club 4.3.2. Marty spent his first two years with the E-2 Dogs. He spent the last two years adjusting to division life with the H-4 Hogs. He played rugby, but wasn ' t ugly enough to excel. What he was, was a friend to all he knew. Orienteering 4. Rugby 2.1: Cath olic Choir 4.3. Pointer 4.3 Turtle SchaertI, the last of the original 200, will probably be remembered for his straight and re- served manner. However, his true friends will always remember freshman year and his collection of first semester radios, his early morning date with George Washington ' s horse, a can of red paint and Wild Billy Byrd Mike had the qualities that truly make a great friend. He was always willing to lend a hand, drink your beer, or just be there. Outdoor Sportsman Club Aero Astro Club 3.1: ADDIC 4: Orienteering Club 3: Kayak Club 3: Honor Representative 2,1. STEVEN G. SCHAUWECKER B-3 Missouri Captain Steve came to us with a sense of duty that takes many of us a long time to develop. Since he has bee n here, Steve has helped many people attain a similiar high sense of duty. Because of his willingness to help other people achieve this goal, Steve will be remem- bered and respected. ADDIC 4.3.2: Debate 3. ROBERT MACKIE SCHICKTANZ F-3 Pennsylvania Captain Schick zoomed through first-class year in style He thought that his Jaguar would be a magnet and he was right — but all it attracted was other cars. Schick ' s next post will be ideal for him as there will be lots of mounds and slopes on which to indulge in winter sports. F-Troop mount up! Chapel Choir Glee Club 3.2.1: Cycling Club 4,3.2.1: Ski Club 4,3,2,1; Ski Patrol 3,2,1: French Club 3: FCA 2 WADE CARTER SCHIEBER El Florida Sergeant Wade wilt always be remembered for his exploits both on the fields of friendly strife and off He brought some of hat Florida sunshine north when he came here four long years ago. Always ready with a helping hand. Wade will be successful wher- ever he goes. Rabble Rousers 2,1: Fine Arts Forum 3,2: Scuba Club 3: Hop Committee 4,3,2,1. 561 DAVID CALVIN SCHLESSMAN G-1 Louisiana Lieutenant For Dave, the rugged hills of West Point were quite a change from the beautiful Louisiana plains, but he somehow managed to stay the same. A fine, sincere friend with a smile for everyone, Dave will un- doubtedly carry into his Army career the same un- failing Christian spirit, good judgement, and devotion to do what he knows best. Soccer 4,3,2,1; Protestant Sunday School Teacher 4,3,2,1; Fellow- ship of Christian Athletes 4.3.2,1; Officers ' Christian Fellowship 4, 3,2,1. 1 §m i w «• w BRIAN SCHMIDTKE Michigan B-1 Lieutenant Brian, the " Bro. " our friend — he came to us from Michigan full of desire and cheer. His hard work and unfaltering sense of humor serves him well and inspired the rest of us. Always there to help or to enjoy a good time, Brian ' s friendship knows no bounds. Capable and determined, Brian will go far in whatever he does. I f • " ' ' ti i rnt 1 I I " I. t I ' 4. L " r ' j " WILLIAM CHARLES SCHLEYER III H-4 Texas Lieutenant Bill rode in from the wilds of Texas and found out that West Point wasn ' t just another soccer field. Big on nicknames, and an exceptional talent for all chal- lenges, were his hallmarks. His quick smile and off- hand sense of humor insure success. He has been a sincere, honest and genuine friend to all. Good Luck! Soccer 4,3,2,1; Scuba Club 4,3.2, U Mountaineering Club 2.1: German Club 4,3; Handball Club 2.1 ERIC JAY Connecticut SCHLOSSBERG A2 FREDERICK PAUL SCHMALBERGER jant D-1 New York Lieutenant Big Eric, known by all in Al as Schlossberger. will always be remembered. As our resident basketball player. Eric provided us with up-to-date sports re- ports, food, and incentives to hit the rack at taps. Throughout his stay at West Point. Eric and aca- demics never quite agreed as those elective courses took a toll, Eric has left a lasting impression on all his friends in A-2. Basketball 4,3,2.1 To describe " Fritz " in these few words is certainly impossible. To all of us. his very close friends. Fritz was always there when we needed him most. He will be remembered for his victories both in the classroom and on the soccer field. Knowing him has brought our graduation closer to our hearts. STEPHEN DOUGLAS SCHNEIDER B-3 Virginia Sergeant Steve was a fencer at heart and a gentleman always. His keen sense of competition and hard work kept him on the Dean ' s good list As his cadet career approached the end, the " Beak " found more time to devote to the finer things in life. Fencing; 4,3,2; CPRC 4.3,2. Russian Club STEVEN ROGER SCHOOLEY E-3 Florida Lieutenant Steve brought from Florida a warm, friendly per- spective that the cold West Point winters were never able to overcome. His sense of humor was only matched by his personality, which was ust " too cool to care " when faced with the adversity of the Tactical Department, Steve was a hard, determined worker, however, and nothing could stop him from attaining his goals, be they academic, athletic or otherwise Always famous for his flashing two-mile run time, Steve can be expected to lead the rest on any path he may pursue. Cross Country 4.3; Outdoor Track 4; Indoor Track 4,3; Ring and Crest Committee 4,3,2,1 CHARLES LOUIS SCHOTT, New York JR. G-4 Captain A Captain and All-American player on the football field and a scholar in the classroom, Chas was a cut above. Charlie possessed qualities of greatness, but his humble, soft-spoken style never made you feel anything but his friend. From fooling with friends to fishing with Fuzz, Chuck was always on the go. West Point will miss this naturally talented man and will follow his future achievements as they followed those of his past. Football 4,3,2.1 (Captain American Cultural Seminar 2. 1): JAMES VERNON SCHULTZ Oklcihoma G-2 Captain If you were a step behind him you were already late for class. But Jim was never late when it came to good friends, good times, or good beer. Being a vic- tim of " old " 1-3 he not only spent his time cranking his stereo but also any deserving plebe who crossed his path Bound for success, we wish him well. CPRC 2: Orienteering Club 2.1: Sport Parachute Club 1. -; l JOHN FREDERICK SCHULTZ F-4 Wisconsin Lieutenant FREDERICK A. Pennsylvania SCHULZE, JR. H-2 Captain Commonly known as " Red-eye Fredi. " because of that nervous twitch in his eye. acquired by knocking heads one time too many on the rugby field, he plays hard and parties hard, but works even harder (al- though it might be difficult to convince a few of his P ' s of that). The " Macho Man " will use any excuse to have a good time or quaff a few, but he ' ll give all he ' s got. and more, for his men and his friends. Football 4; Rugby Class Committee Drama Seminar 4.3. •v. ■ ' ■ TIMOTHY JOHN SCOTT New York Al Captain The list of Tim ' s accomplishments is endless: star man, striper, scholar . . . satic verborum palmam qui meruit ferrat. But the name " Scote " will echo through the halls, and what we will remember is an individual who indulged in cynicism and delighted in all manifestations of the Dionysian rites. In short, he lived the creed: In Vino Veritas. Public Affairs Detail 3.2.1: Out door Sportsman ' s Club 2: Dialec- tic Society 4.3 Ttl |[| Speaking softly and intelligently for four years. John pursued academic excellence relentlessly and found it. Never satisfied with anything less than per- fection, he rose to the very zenith of the class He will not stop here, but continue to rise throughout the years. Cycling Team JOHN VICTOR SCUDDER California A-4 Lieutenant " I ' ll study ' till I drop! " typified John ' s philosophy of " desire, motivation, and determination. " Life was his challenge, and he met it headlong with his own unique intensity. Yet his laugh was always the loudest, his smile the biggest, and his hand the quickest to be there to help a friend. A man with a goal can ' t be stopped. John! Judo Team 2.1 (Vice-President): CPRC 3.2.1: Portuguese Club 4.3: Domestic Affairs Club 2.1: Military Affairs Club 2: Math Forum 1. EINAR AUSTIN SEADLER New Jersey E-1 Lieutenant 564 " E " could be the Wild Man of Borneo, but unfor- tunately we live in the United States. He spent most of his cadet career on sabbatical but the short time he did spend at USMA proper, he always managed to be a person foremost and cadet second. His real accomplishments are that he never had Plebe Bar- racks Guard. CCQ. or walked the area Despite this lack of " official " character-building. " E " has brought enough into this world to be a success at whatever he does. Soccer WKDT 4: Ski Club Ski Instructor Group 4.3. 2.1: SCUSA 3.1: Investment Club 2 (Group chairman), 1 (Treasurer): Navy Exchange Student 2. PAUL LEWIS SCHUMACK, JR B-4 Connecticut Sergeant " The Shu " is a man who will always be remembered by his friends and classmates, especially those of us in the herd of B-4, Paul ' s easygoing nature typifies his warmth and friendliness to all We all heartily wish him the best of life and send him forth knowing that he will add much to the United States Army. 150 lb. Football 3. ' WALTER ALBERT SEARS Ohio H-3 Sergeant Walt to most, " Sugar Bear " to a few, was usually ndin ' what he called a " natural High. " This " bad hrothuh " didn ' t let life in gray mess his " thang " up. Walt was really " into " a lot of cadet activities and sports, but as he will tell you " God ' s his Main Man! " His hope for the future is to hang tight with The Man and take it to the limit. What it Is ' 150 Football 4.3.2. U Glee Club 4.3,2,1; Sunday School Teacher 4.3,2,1; Lacrosse 4,3; Gospel Choir 3,2,1; Contemporary Affairs Seminar 4,3,2.1; Rabble Rouser 2.1. FRED LEE SCHWIEN F-2 Kansas Lieutenant From the small-town life of Kansas. Fred Lee brought his friendliness and good nature to the gray confines of West Point. He was an inspiration to us who knew him as a stud with his running shoes on and in his pursuit of the finer things in life. The Army will bene- fit from another small-town Kansas boy. Cross-Country 4; Outdoor Sports- man ' s Club 4.3.2; Aeronautics and Astronautics Club 3,2,1; Fine Arts Forum 4 TODD THURSTON SEMONITE F 4 Vermont Lieutenant Whether racing down the slope for the ski team or racing home to Vermont in his Trans Am, Todd was always on the go. The only member of the class of ' 79 to last four years in F-4, he will be remembered as one of " Frat ' s " great success stories. Todd was a great friend to all who knew him. His special blend of talent, loyalty, and determination will insure him success in the future. Ski Team 4,3,2,1; Honor Repre- sentative 2, 1 ; Engineering Forum 4,3; Howitzer 3,2,1; Band 4.3.2; CPRC 3,2,1. 565 — 4 % ' BRIAN MARK SCILZO Illinois H-1 Sergeant Brian, or more effectively known as " Killer " to his friends, could only kill you with his kindness. Brian set a high standard for his life and lived consistent with it despite the pressures around him. He was a shining example of a Christian who could live in the world but not be of it. Baptist Student Union 4,3,2.1 (Committee Chairman 1); Of- ficer ' s Christian Fellowship 4,3; Scoutmaster ' s Council 4,2,1. STEVEN MITCHELL SEYBERT F-1 New York Lieutenant " Sey " is one of the last of the original E-2 " Dogs. " Although they moved him to F-1 he never changed. He ' s one of those guys you can always depend on when things get tough. He ' s got a great personality and always keeps his sense of humor; Always a friend, the bro ' s wish him the best of luck. Spanish Language Club 4,3.2. - ' DAVID WILLIAM SHAFFER G-1 Pennsylvania Lieutenant An original " Gopher, " " Pooh Bear. " (or so he was called when he wasn ' t wearing his hood) was the quiet inspiration to those of us who didn ' t have his skiing ability. Although he hails from Pittsburgh and he ' s both an Arnold and Linda fan, he promises to be both a friend and an incentive to those who ' ve shared his friendship. Rille Team 4.3: Rifle Club 4.3. Ski Club 1; Honor Representative 2.1- RUSSELL RICHARD SHERRETT I-l Florida Lieutenant Russ came to us from Florida, where he arose from a stack o f Jimmy Buffet records Tempered in the flames of old company A-1. " Bitts " brought the legacy of 1st Reg to the " new corps. " Playing loco- motive or raising everything to " pro " during term ends. Russ has established himself as a hard worker and even a harder partier He will be missed. The Pointer 4,3; Theater Support Group 4.3; Football 4; Tennis 1; Squash 1. STEVEN RALPH SHANNON A-4 Illinois Lieutenant Steve is a Christian, not just a Sunday morning one either; he lives what he believes. His energy, easy- going manner, sense of humor, and musical talent has made my " West Point Experience " more com- plete. Steve will always be a positive influence wherev ' r he goes and I ' m honored that he counts me among his friends. I wish him the best of luck. Protestant Chapel Choir 4; Sunday School Teacher 3.2; Baptist Stu- dent Union 3.2.1 (Music Director); Pipes and Drums 4,3.2.1 (Presi dent)- CHARLES HOUSTON SHAW HI F-3 Mississippi Captain " Foghorn Leghorn " has done more of everything than anyone, and if you don ' t believe us, and you have a couple of hours, just ask him. " Aramis " charged out of Mississippi to lead the Four Muska- teers through many a notorious exploit. Northern women will never forget this good old Southern boy Preachers ' daughters beware! " F-troop, Mount up! " Rabble Rousers 4.3; Cadet Chapel Choir 4; Cadet Glee Club 4; Moun- taineering Club 3; Outdoor Sports- man ' s Club 2; Aeronautics and Astronautics Club 2.1. BRADLEY SHIKE Indiana G-2 Lieutenent Brad, the Happy Hoosicr, came to West Point with a smile on his face and a determination to succeed The smile never left and success was always his A true friend and Ranger qualified soldier, Brad will do great things as an officer Football 4: 3. 150 Football 3: Track JEFFREY ALAN SHEY G-2 Minnesota Lieutenant Jeffrey Alan was always a true friend Whether it was partying or studying, playing B-ball or munch- ing out at Gronk Hall. Jeff was always there with the boys. Success as an Army officer will come easily because of Jeff ' s willingness to work and his extremely magnetic personality. CIC Creative Writing Seminar 3.2; Chapel Choir 4.3. Portuguese 4.3: Honor Cornm. 2.1. 566 JOSEF CORWIN SHAW 1-4 Wisconsin Lieutenant I Josef Shaw came to West Point during the summer j of 1975 not contemplating an extended tour at that time. He has now lived here longer than anywhere else. He liked intramurals. especially LaCrosse, which he played here for the first time He will deeply regret leaving 1-4. because the truest friends he will ever have are here. 1 PATRICK LEE SHERMAN El Alabama Lieutenant This fine specimen of marine life exhibited extra- ordinary speed and aggressiveness in his apparently natural habitat — the water. The Water Polo Team exemplified this aquatic marvel, their team captain. and followed him to several championship tourna- ments. Water tain). Polo Team (Cap- JOSEPH MICHAEL SHEAIRS C-3 New Jersey Captain " Airborne Ranger " Joe excelled in DPE, and in the fields of computers and electronics. His success was a result of hard work, but he also enjoyed having a good time with the other " Fighting Cocks " of C-3. Baseball Team 4; CPRC 2.1 DOUGLAS ALLEN SHIPP Ohio From the sticks of Ohio, Doug has no room to talk about adobe huts. His Friday and Saturday walks West Point style and weekly counseling from the " Great Philosopher " brought about no great change in Doug ' s outlook on life. Shipster ' s way with words and women made him the example to follow. A true Hawg. his friendship and charisma will always be remembered. C as5 Committee 4,3,2,1; Fine Arts Forum 4,3,2,1: Astronomy Club 4.3: Sailing Club 4.3: WKDT 4. NELSON EUGENE SHIVE G 2 North Carolina Lieutenant Someday if we find the Quartermaster Corps monop- olized by the Shive brothers just remember that Nelson was the mastermind behind the conspiracy He found his calling as a " manager of war " and accepted the challenge. Never a person to be hin- dered by academic barricades. Nelson found time to indulge in some of the finer points of the local cul- ture. With his dedication and persistence, the Army has someone to be truly proud of. Marathon Team 3,2: Military Af- fairs Club 3.2: Judo Team 3.2.1: Scoutmaster ' s Council 4.3: French Club 4.3.2: CPRC 1. KENNETH DEAN SHIVE G-3 North Carolina Lieutenant Kenny was one of the more colorful G-3 Gophers. Between Marathon and Engineering, he had his hands full. No matter how bleak the situation, Kenny ' s humor and attitude always pulled him and his fellow Gophers through. Kenny will definitely be an asset to the Officer Corps and the Army. French Club 3.2.1: Scoutmaster ' s Council Military Affairs Club 4.3.2: CPRC 3: Marathon Team 3.2.1: Marathon Club 3.2 (Secretary). 1. STEVEN J. California C. SIMMONS A-4 Lieutenant " Simonnz " will be remembered by all who knew him, as being a friend. As one of the 13 survivors of " the Front, " Simonnz saw the likes of Stash, Hipp, Sage, and Woodstock fall by the wayside while he has endured. Though he is no longer a Gopher, the friendship in Tri Gamma will always be remembered. Judo 4: Ring and Crest Committee CPRC 3 ROBERT SAM SIMIS Idaho B-4 Captain Rob, Spud, Sport, whatever name he goes by, has had more experience than he could shake a stick at. Driving his 2 or drinking sherry, he was never one to be embarrassed, and he was able to pull himself out of any predicament he got himself into. Rob will be remembered by those who were fortunate enough to know him as one of the most happy-go-lucky guys ever to go here. DANIEL MARK SIMS Texas C-4 ' Sergeant French Club 3.2: Flying Club 1. Ski Patrol Mark came to West Point from Sweetwater, Texas. bringing with him a natural agility and an intense de- sire to obtain excellence. He was a friend of all, and; a man you could always depend on and trust in gooc times as well as bad. Those who knew him best wil always remember his " luck " with the T.D. by his nature. Mark will have great success in whatever h€ does in life. CPRC 3: Ring and Crest Commit tee 4.3: Honor Committee 2. Uj MARTIN W. SHUBERT, JR Colorado Martin came to West Point without the faintest idea of what he was getting into. He did scrape through, though; besides the usual cadet achievements, he has become an accomplishment artist, a poet of some talent, an amateur philosopher and frustrated guitar- ist- His talents in the fine arts are only outdone by his gymnastics skills and a singular talent for charming women all over the country. Gymnastics 4.3,2,2 MARK CAMERON SIMS Pennsylvania H-2 Lieutenant Mark ' s days as a cadet have passed rapidly due to some unique attributes An acute allergy to academic preparation never hampered his progress in the class- room. Once outside the stony gates, this speed demon turned loose in his vette or on his bike. Add some rock and roll to his system and he becomes unstoppable. Corps Squad Wrestling 4.3.2. 1; Glee Club 3.2.1. Cadet Chapel Choir 4.3.2. L H-3 Lieutenant " Sinkman " brought with him a unique sense of humor and the talent of self-expression. He will al- ways be remembered for questioning the accepted in his desire to find a " better way. " Whatever fate has in store for him, we are certain that it will in- clude success. CPRC 4,3.2.1: 4 Class System Committee 2 GEORGE B. SINGLETON, Alabama G-1 Captain Having come to the Point from LA (Lower Ala- bama), George has been Mr, Dependable A True example of a person who will take the harder right, rather than the easier wrong; one of the driving forces behind the BSU program. His de ' dication and hard work will make for a very successful future. Baptist Student Union; Fine Arts Forum 4.2. Portuguese Club 3; Scuba i. Finance Forum L 569 JAMES ROBERT SITLINGTON III H-3 Michigan Lieutenant Jimmy ' s big decision before entering West Point was whether to be a ski bum or a cadet. He definitely has not allowed being a cadet to get in the way of being a ski bum. skiing whenever and wherever possible. Never one to allow academics to interfere with " the good life. " Jim has miraculously squeezed by. with unbelievable luck and large doses of moral support from his friends. Ski Instructor Group (OCJ: Ski Club ■ Scuba Club 4.3.2; Football 4. |r ' ■- l l» F- I v ROBERT WALTER SLAUGH E-2 Indiana Lieutenant Bob was a Dog for all four years and had his share of grits- He may never visit the south now ' We always got a kick out of Bob and his antics. Bob proved his drive and stayed one step ahead of OPE, Good Luck Bobby and keep the trombone playing. Cadet Band fc ifmm ■ fatacAiCC.aaJieaiJfcrf ROBERT PAUL SKERTIC D-4 Indiana Lieutenant A fine athlete, a good Christian, and a hard worker, " Buffalo-Bob " runs along with a smile on his face and a hello for everyone on his way to success. Cross Country 4.3.2,1. Track 4. 3,2.1; Catholic Church Acolyte and Lector 4.3,2.1; T.E.C. Community 4.3,2,1. JOSEPH ANTHONY SLADEWSKI C-4 New York Lieutenant Warm, pleasant, and ever smiling. " Joe Slo " set his priorities- He simply could not let the rigors of academy interfere with his exercises in self-actuali- zation. Whether that meant burning up the 2-mile run course, relaxing to the tunes of Queen and Aero- smith, or scaling every mountain peak on the East Coast. Indeed, the Army has gained an officer whose ideals are as high as the heights he climbs. Cross Country 4; Indoor Track 4; Cadet Chapel Choir 4; Orienteer- ing Team 3; Mountaineering Club 2,1; Cadet Acting Troupe Pro- duction of " The Music Man " 4. WILLIAM MARK SLAYTON D-1 Illinois Lieutenant A man of many intensities, his near fanatical study- ing and fiis appreciation of food characterized the " Billy " we saw dressed in grey. But his most im- portant contribution to us was his selfless devotion to others. When smiles were short, faces were long, and problems were many, Billy was a friend to all West Point ' s loss is the world ' s gain Cadet Chapel Choir; Sport Parachute Club 4.3: Aeronautics and Astronautics Club 3,2; White Water Canoe Group 3; Ski Club 3: Domestic Affairs Forum 1. DOUGLAS FREDRICK SLATER B - 2 New Jersey Lieutenant " Slates " was never one to take life too seriously. Proving that something good can come out of Jer- sey after all. he was always ready with a quick smile. a bad pun, and a helping hand What with the whole- man concept, all this character, and everything else, Slates is well on his way. Scoutmaster ' s Council 4,3,2,1; Outdoor Sportsman ' s Club 4,3; Cadet Fine Arts Forum 4; Ski Club 2,1; Dialectic Society 4. DOAK KULLMAN SMAILER New Mexico H-2 Lieutenant " Doak " left motorcycles and Coors in sunny Albur- querque for low quarters and USMA punch in misty West Point. With his friendly Western personality and sense of humor. Doak made friends easily be- tween the Hogs of H-4 and the Happy Men of H-2. A good man in any situation, he is a credit to West Point and the Army. " Go for it. " _ i , Pistol 4,3,2. ' NATHANIES H. SLEDGE. C-4 Alabama Lieutenant As a movie theater usher in his native Tuscaloosa, " " Nate ' s " dream was to go on to higher education. Hawthorne, who quit the Corps after two years in F-1 and became a cowboy, will always be remem- bered for pumping iron and pursuing Fulaniosm. Spanish Club 4.3,2.1 571 CARLETON MCNEILL SMITH C-3 Alabama Lieutenant DAVID JONATHON SMITH Texas B-2 JAMES WARREN SMITH B-4 Sergeant Pennsylvania Lieutenant " Carlie " came to us originally as a Gopher in G-1 from way down ' Bama way. His " luck " with West Point began with Head Laundry Carrier during " Reorgy Week " and continued right on through Firstie year. With his great perseverence and deter- mination, we eventually were all convinced that {cackle, cackle) " He ' s not crazy. " Garlic ' s aptitude for the books will be remembered by all. Sunday School Teacher 4; Chapel Choir 4.2.1: Scuba Club 2.1. Out- door Sportsman ' s Club 2.1. NICHOLAS EDWARD SMITH El New York Lieutenant " Sergeant Nick " never let his natural leadership ability, common sense, or high concept of duty inter- fere with having a good time He always accom- plishes whatever he sets out to do — even if it may take as long as six years. He will always be remembered as a true friend and a rotten host! 150 Football 4. Mountaineering Club 4,3, Foreign Language Club 4.3; Rabble Rousers 2.1. " Smitty " came from Wichita Falls, Texas and he never let you forget it. He made friends easily and was always there with his southern drawl and red top when you needed him Although he would like to be stationed at Fort Bliss or Fort Hood, Dave will be an asset to the Army wherever he goes. Officer ' s Christian Fellowship 4.3. 2.1: Baptist Student Union 4: Sport Parachute Club 3; Scoutmaster ' s Council 4.3: CPRC 3.1: Fourth Class System Committee 2. PARKER KIRWIN SMITH III C-4 West Virginia Sergeant Known to his friends as " P.K., " this native of West " by God! " Virginia spent his time trying to squeeze just a few more good deals out of the system His best wishes to all those, in the corps and out, who pro- vided the moral support and understanding that saw him through, (Mom and Dad-they ' re always the very best.) Theatre Support Group 3.2.1: Karate Club 2.1; White Water Canoe Club i. Outdoor Sports- mans Club 2.1: Domestic Affairs Forum L Jim will be remembered by his fellow cadets for being a " straight cadet. " When he did not have his nose buried in a text book, he would be preparing for SAMi, Oh! how he loved those inspections. As a four-year man among the " B-4 Boys " and then the " Buffaloes, " Jim worked everything from plebe pull-up programs to drill periods. Triathlon Team Swimming 4: Cadet Drug and Alcohol Coun- cil 2: Cadet Public Relations Coun- cil 2 STEPHEN MICHAEL SMITH New York Lieutenan Smitty came to us from the " Sun and Fun capital o America. " Brasher Falls, N.Y., with a football in on hand and a calculator in the other. His ability to gi 100% led him to lose the calculator and continue t( the top in sports and the bottom in academics. He ' a man of indomitable pride, spirit and class who ' leadership came without effort. Football Dialectic Society 4.3. 572 :HARLES OWEN SMITHERS Montana G-1 DERYL PAUL SMOAK B-2 Captain South Carolina Lieutenant -harlie came to us from God ' s Country. Montana, vhich he always called it. Charlie luas small in only me respect — his size. " Small Change " To know his man was a privilege and an honor which many icople were able to enjoy. He says little, but when le speaks people listen. -encing Team 4.3: CPRC 3.2.1, joat — Engineer Football 2. Car Committee 2.1. Cadet Band 4; ' German Language Club 4. Deryl had never played organized " American " Soc- cer But after four years with Coach, and two with " BFerg " , you could always catch " Smo " kicking around. He gets his " kicks " out of soccer and driving the great 280 Z mobile. If not at Studio ' One. on a code 72. Deryl was with the boys ... or with Bob getting a " style " ... or making friends Soccer 4,3,2,1 (Captain). WILLIAM ARCHER SNEAD III E-3 Florida Sergeant Coming from Melbourne, Florida, " Chip " was at first a little disappointed with both the women and weather he found at West Point. However, he soon dismissed these minor problems, turning his head to the pursuit of higher goals, and finding happiness along the way in a myriad of friendships. Incidentally, he has since learned to accept the weather. Cadet Band 4,3: Russian Language Club 4,3,2, 573 .JC . 1 Jk ROBERT MONTGOMERY SPEIR B-4 Texas Captain Bob is a typical Army brat who didn ' t let West Point phase him a bit. He had a lot of interests here, par- ticularly flying, girls, listening to stereos, and law class but Bob will be remembered most for his ability to make friends and his perseverance toward any goals he set for himself Scuba Club 4. Flying Club 2.1. THOMAS FRANCIS SPELLISSY HI Florida Lieutenant The ringleader of the Florida trip section. Tom has probably done it all during his four year career at West Point. From his humble beginnings as the toast of 1-4 to his more exciting days at the airport. Spell has blazed a trail that few could follow. Whether dedicated to sports, weekend escapades, or just being a member of the gang, he always gave 110 per cent. Basketball 4.3. JOHN MOTT SPILLER South Carolina E-3 Sergeant John came to West Point from a small town in South Carolina, He was here for four years, and still never lost his Southern drawl. No one will ever forget him during " Beast, " sounding off at the top of his lungs: " Sir, I ' m New Cadet Spiller, and I think I spilled something. " Four years did not change his likeable personality Baptist Student Union Class Committee 3.2.1: Finance Forum 3: Cbapel Choir 2. m 57 A CHARLES THOMAS SNIFFIN C-1 DANIEL ROGER SNYDER H-2 Virginia Sergeant Indiana Lieutenant Through the demands of school books, Chip quickly became industrious and a determined pursuer of academic laurels. Above all. his personification of the " Charlie 1 " spirit best characterizes the energetic Chip. From the constant support of Army sports, to his participation on and coaching of company teams. Chip ' s vigor brought forth admiration and vitality in his many close and enduring fnends. Cadet Chapel Choir 4,3,2,1 Dan never forgot the lessons learned plebc year. Through the yearling shuffle, he remained too tough to care and an F-Trooper at heart. Whatever the challenge, Dan took his own mail up the midnight trail- A loyal friend who was willing to listen, people knew Dan for his humor, his pride, and a job well done. STEVEN PATRICK SPAAY I-l Wisconsin Sergeant Steve is a complex character, but some facts are known, in his bloodstream are traces of Mil- waukee, Panama, karate, " The Who, " his Buick, tobacco, volleyball and. most notably, G-4. A die- hard " guppie, " Steve is always ready to share a " divisions " story. After graduation, his ghost will appear occasiona lly in 4752. Steve says where you are raised is very important. Wisconsin and G-4 should be justly proud. Volleyball Team 3,2; Karate Club 2.1. ROBERT MARCUS SPILLERS C-2 MICHAEL JAMES SPOERL C-4 Georgia Lieutenant Ohio Captain Mark came to us from Carter country (Georgia). Known to fly in a 280-Z. he was a common sight on weekends His main eccentricity was that he liked " Juice. " Mark came to C-2 from 1-2 during the shuffle. Outdoor Sportsman ' s Club; Whitewater Canoe Club 3.2; American Cultural Seminar 3.2; 150 Football 3; Baseball Team 3- Mike was a simple farm boy from Ohio before he became a cadet, and after four arduous academic years Mike remains simple. Mike will always be one of the " boys. " and the friends he ' s made here will be lifelong. You have to admit he ' s not much to look at. but he ' s really a warm guy with an awesome per- sonality. Rugby 3; Russian Club 2; Concrete Canoe Club 2.1. MARK LAYTON SPRUILL B-2 North Carolina Captain Mark ' s stay at the Academy served as a stepping stone towards the success for which he is destined. His sincerity, enthusiasm and unending desire for excellence served as an inspiration for all who knew him. We envy his efforts to get the most life has to offer and wish him all the luck in the future. Karate Team 2,1; fairs Forum 1. Domestic Af- LEE ALAN STAAB H-4 ALLAN RICHARD STARKIE 1-3 JOHN RUD STASER B-2 Kansas Captain New York Sergeant Alaska Lieutenant Lee was West Point ' s most conservative cadet. He will long be remembered for three things: his strength and determination in upholding his val- ues, his loyalty to his friends, and his trouble try- ing to make New York women believe that he was serious about a girl back home. He succeeded, how- ever, and will soon happily trade this institution for another one. Scuba 4.3.2; Astro 4.3.2 J. CPRC 3,2,1: Aero Romance is such a fragile thing In these the worst of times. Where Hopes are slowly shattered. And Dreams are left behind But among these silent ruins there lies A white Panache. A Broken Casque Deep memories from the forgotten Past And these are yours Allan- There are windmills in the offing. " Sois Preux " Allan, Sois Preux. John came to West Point from the frozen tundra of Anchorage and showed us what kept people in Alaska: his warm smile. " Stas " was never one to turn down a friend or a party. He ' ll leave West Point full of accomplishments and broken hearts. The third Staser to join the line. John must be the best one yet. CycUng Club 4.3,2.1; 2,1; CPRC 3.2. L Scuba Club MICHAEL URAL STATEN North Carolina 1-4 JOHN MICHAEL STAWASZ 1-3 Lieutenant New York Lieutenant JOHN STEWART Illinois D-4 Captain Mike is a special person whose mere presence brought a lighter side to everyone ' s day. His de- termination to do well was equaled only by the warmth and friendship he offered to all. Glee Club m As the nation became captivated by " Star Wars. " the fame of 1-3 ' s " Firstie of the Future " spread throughout the Corps. An excessive gambler with a sharp sense of humor, an infinite store of " two- cent retorts " and savior of the English " all-nighter " clique. John ' s dedication, jeep driving, and concern for all will prove him a valuable asset. May the spirit of the Field Marshall be with him always. Military Affairs Club 4.3.2; Hu- man Relations Council 3,2; SCUSA 2,1. if you ever want to find Stew, look in three places: underwater in Scuba gear, in his room studying, or in a disco partying with some lovely women. When- ever and wherever you find him, however, you will immediately notice that he is a very together person who has the conscientiousness, drive and sincerity to make a great friend and a fine, dedicated future officer. Scuba Club 4,3.2; pres. 1; Finance Forum 3; German 4.3; Contempor- ary Affairs Seminar 4,3.2,1; Gos- pel Choir 4.3; Judo Team 4; Hop Comm. 4,3.2.1; Class comm. 4,3, 2.1. 576 JEFFREY ALAN STONEROCK C-3 Ohio Lieutenant Rarely does West Pont have the good fortune to claim an individual with Jeff ' s potential. Whether golfing, hiving, or racking, " Stoney " always managed to keep things " in perspective. " All of us lucky enough to know this " fighting cock " will always value his scholarship, leadership and true friend- ship. The Army will certainly " be augmented " when Jeff dons the Army blue. Golf Team 4.3.2,1: Glee Club 4.3; Catholic Choir 4; Aero Astro Club 3: SCUSA 2; Air Force As sembly 2; Fourth Class System Committee 2. 1 ROBERT BRIAN STRATTON 1-3 Arizona Lieutenant From the sands of Arizona emerged the free spirit we came to know as Bob. Armed with a great wit and gift of gab, he never missed a party and enjoyed a mastery of the fairer gender to the befuddlement of us all. Bob was the most respected and popular person we ' ve ever met and gave us the timeless gift of lifelong friendship. Trap Skeet Team 3.2,1: Drama Seminar Fine Arts Forum CPRC 3. MICHAEL JOHN STREFF E-2 Washington Lieutenant " Streffer-dog " came from Walla Walla. Washington and spent his first 2 years as a " Guppy " before moving up to the " Dogs. " If Mike wasn ' t in the com- pany, he was either playing Jean Claude on the slopes or the Galloping Gourmet in the kitchen. Mike ' s friendliness and genuine enthusiasm will be missed by all the dogs. Domestic Affairs Club 3; Ski Club 3,2: Howitzer Represent- ative 2. 577 KEVIN JOHN STURM New York H-2 Sergeant EDWARD JOSEPH SULLIVAN III B-2 ERIC ARTHUR SUNDT D-2 New York Lieutenant Wisconsin Sergeant Kevin began as a quiet member of " old 1-4, " but soon developed into a belligerent young soldier. A hard worker as demonstrated in 150 ' s. team handball and socializing. Kev can be remembered as a fine cadet " on leave " with his charming ability exem- plified in Clearwater, the Bronx and various other crusades. Kev. remember all the boys who made you famous- 150 Football 3.2,1; Team Handball 4.3,2.1; Car Committee 2.1. Being one of our day students. " Sully " resided in Long Island. He was often seen traveling down the highway in his white Corvette with a beautiful blonde by his side. Tall and easygoing. Sully was loaded with charisma. Always able to make us laugh, he made life a little easier for us all, but few escaped " the Face. " Ski Instructor Group 1; Drama Seminar 4; Ski Club 3.2; Golf 4. " You fight your bravest battles unapplaudcd and alone. " — Anton Myrer With the aggressive nature of his Norwegian ances- tors pulsing through his veins, this modern-day Viking warrior assaulted the barriers of academic, OPE. and Regs. He strove to be a bulwark against unquestioned compliance . . . and won. 5 78 STEVEN ROBERT STRONG New York C-1 PAUL ALAN STRUVEN Sergeant Illinois G-3 ALLEN HASTY STULTS G-4 Lieutenant Florida Lieutenant From a small town in upper New York state, solids, fluids, juice, and calculus controlled his fate. In Choir and Glee Club (man could he sing!) since he was a plebe {like a bird on a wing). Exploring New Jersey in his great new car he found true love and became a star. Glee Club 4,3.2.1: Protestant Chapel Choir 4,3.2.1; Military Affairs Club 4:3; Outdoor Sports- man ' s Club 4.3. " Struvs " lived each day and made a ritual of it- sleeping at HO, drinking " Meelars " , bull sessions with the boys. Plagued by coffee withdrawals and the Academic Department, he has endured to remain an easygoing guy with his priorities set toward gym- nastics and partying. The first member of the Class of ' 79 to get his new car (after Plebe year), he will be remembered for the many friendships that he made with those who knew him. Gymnastics Team 4.2.1; Gymnas- tics Club 3; Riding Club 4. The grey skies, rocks, etc., aren ' t quite the same as the golden, sunny beaches of Florida, but that didn ' t fa2e Al. The fact that he is a starman sent him wan- dering from the Blue Zoo to Africa, but it never de- tracted from the breadth of his smile or the warmth of his crazy laugh. Al is forever a dear friend. Sunday School Teacher 4,3,1; Scuba Club 3,2 (club officer), 1 (club officer); Geology Club 4,3,2; Cross Country 4; Track 4,3; Air Force Exchange 2; Cross Roads Africa 1; Karate Club 2. RONALD PETER SUPLINSKAS D-2 Connecticut Lieutenant If anyone wanted to find Ron. it was a sure bet to try either the ski slope or the hostess office. He liked thinking, too, something he did quite often. A favorite quote of his: " Dedicated to the hope that somewhere in our universe there exists a civiliza- tion whose inhabitants possess sole dominion over their own lives, where every individual has the ability to recognize and the courage to acknowledge reality, and where governments as we know them do not ex- ist. " -Robert J. Ringer Football 4; Ski Club 4,3,2; French club 4; Outdoor Sportsman ' s Club 4,3. MARK SUTTON Missouri D-1 Sergeant DOUGLAS Colorado EDWARD SWARTZ C-4 Lieutenant Mark was one of the all-time greats, just taking life as it came. Always ready to lend a hand to a friend, " Buster " seemed to have an uncanny knack for be- ing at the right place at the right time. He will al- ways be remembered in his favorite position — crashed out in bed. Good Luck to Mark. Hockey 4,3,2; Pointer 1. Doug came to West Point from Colorado and quickly adapted to the military life. Armor is his dream, the military his chosen profession. Military Affairs Club 4,3,2,1 (Presi- dent); Domestic Affairs Forum 3,2,1. 579 VICTOR ARTHUR SWEBERG HI New York Captain Vies cadet life was guided by his great sense of humor, an easy thing when you get in on as many good deals as he had. " Swebs " love for the outdoors. the rackets and the rack, did not overshadow his hard work and dedication when duty called. Re- spected as leader and friend, Vic is sure to be a good officer. Squash 4,3.2 Tennis 4; Bowling Team 3: Jewish Chapel Choir 4.3, 2.1; SCUSA 2, Summer Intern Program 2; Fourth Class Systems Advisor 2. PATRICK ROBERT SWEENEY G-2 Florida Sergeant Sweeni was one of the boys who made G-2 the Dean ' s favorite company. Never adverse to a good time. Pat was a hard partier and a crazy guy. He was famous for his Lieutenant Columbo car and his way with women. No matter what happens in the future. Pat will always be a man who can be counted on. Geology Club 2: Water Polo 4 DAVID KENNETH SWINDELL D-2 Wyoming Lieutenant Dave ' s motto was " Don ' t let academics get in thk? way of your education. " but a lot of weekends found him at work on projects or debate. Being a " Z-con " man. if he can ' t conquer the world, he ' ll buy it (on margin, of course). Debate Team 4,3.2.1; Finance Forum 3.2; Domestic Affairs Forum 3.2; Model Railroad Club 4,3; Ger- man Club 4; Engineering Forum 4- ; 1 " Ti RICHARD JOHN SYSLO Florida HI DANIEL SCOTT SZARENSKI B-1 Captain Michigan Lieutenant In spite of wearing stars. Rick managed to consort u ' ltli the boys. He was always there with a helping h.im) and that big grin of his, especially when the ihips were down There was no task that was too biy for the " Big Man " ' of HI. the last one to check out B.i cbaU 4.3. Dan came to West Point from Michigan with the motto of " Have gun will travel. " The Academy couldn ' t decide whether to put his room in the bar- racks or at the rifle range, since he spends the majority of his time there anyway. Dan. with his eternal smile, great humor, and yellow shades is a friend we will never forget. Rifle Team 4.3,2,1 (captain): Rifle Club 4.3,2.1: Russian Club 3.2.1. ANTHONY DEAN TABLER E-3 Ohio Captain Mild-mannered Tony claims his home in Ohio. His spiritual guidance has led many a cadet back to the righteous path. He will best be remembered for pour- ing over juice books for endless hours, trying to attain the unattainable (an understanding of juice) His friendship and devotion is never-dying and he is always there when you need him. Cadet Chape! Sunday School Teachers 4.3.2; Football 4: Gospel Choir 3.2,1 (president): Contem- porary Affairs Seminar 3.2.1. • THOMAS LAWRENCE TALTY 1-3 Rhode Island Sergeant Hailing from Rhode Island, Tom came to the Point looking for adventure and found it in 11. For his academic prowess and good nature his friends gave him an honorary PhD and the nickname of " the Doctor. " After two years Tom was sent to 1-3 where he continued to be victorious over the Dean and the Tacs. Tom ' s attitude toward life and concern for others guarantee success Baseball 4; Rugby 3; Domestic Af- fairs Forum 2. 1: SCUSA 1; Ski Club 1. GERALD LEONARD TABIN H-3 New York Lieutenant The Queen of Battle has always been his goal. Most people hated Recondo, but Jerry went back a second time. A real " Jumping Jack-Flush, " on the tramp, Jerry worked hard as a manager for the gymnastics team. This old " Bag Four " boy claimed to be a con- firmed bachelor. We know Jerry will go far and do his best. Gymnastics Manager 4,3.2.1: Scoutmaster ' s Council 4. 3. 2. 1 , Tactics 4.3.2: WKDT 4.2: Theater Support Group 2; Cycling 2; Pistol Club 4. BUCK ALBERT TANNER B-1 Colorado Captain Like an eagle, he flew over this place; Pride and strength shown on his face. Emotions and feelings are his down inside; The outward appearance he did well to hide. Falling to earth is when he lived; Dedication and friendship is what he had to give. Through the air is where he trod. Stomping discs with his scrawny bod. A skydivcr and friend who is in our hearts, One hell of a guy from the very start. Sports Parachute Club 4.3,2.1. 581 MICHAEL STEVEN TAX A-3 New York Lieutenant The " Taxman " came to A-3 by way of the Bronx and C-4. He was the most sought-after cadet in the Corps. His P ' s wanted him " D. " OPE wanted his body and the Comm was after his weekends. These trivialities, however, never got in the way of Tax- man ' s good times. Nothing got him down, which made him a good man to have around. You had to admire his perseverance, and anytime with him was bound to be a good time. DAVID HAROLD TAYLOR Florida H-2 Captain Being a true Floridian all the way through, Dave was always able to shed some sunshine into our gray life. Whether he was battling the academic and tactical department or just relaxing with friends, Dave exuded that quiet confidence which won the admiration and respect of his classmates. The Army is gaining a real soldier. CPRC 3.2.1 (Area Representative): Domestic Affairs Forum 2,1; SCUSA 1. CLARENCE EDWARD TAYLOR, JR.E-4 Washington Sergeant Hailing from Italy, Germany, Knox, Hood, and Lewis, CT calls Ohio home. The reluctant top sergeant divides his time (unequally) between girls and history when he ' s not at Nationals in team handball. Tri- Gamma and Echo Four are both proud to claim such a great guy and true friend. Don ' t worry, CT — tank gas gauges are easier to read than your Firebird ' s. Baseball 4; Team Handball 4.3.2. 1: Pointer 3.2.1; Hop Committee; Dialectic Society 2.1; CPRC L FOREST ARCHER TAYLOR Montana G-2 Lieutenant Forest was the friend you could always rely on when you needed help. His hard work and dedication as a cadet will surely carry over and be his trademark as an Army officer. His sense of humor was always pre- sent in a joke or a hardy laugh. He will surely go far in whatever he puts his mind to — 3.4 maybe even 5 stars. PAUL HENRY TAYLOR HI C-4 New Mexico Lieutenant How he passed will always be a mystery to the rest of us. PT was quite an athlete, just ask his baseball coach. But as for academics, between the TV room and baseball field, there was just enough time to get by. 1 guess that New Mexican sun did him some good. Baseball 4,3,2,1; (Captain) Fellow- ship of Christian Athletes 2,1: Bas- ketball 4. MICHAL ALLEN THALACKER D-3 South Dakota Lieutenant From South Dakota he came, brighter than the shini- est " STAR. " an achiever despite his allergy to the area. Mike will be remembered not only for his physi- cal abilities but also for his Gxccllence as a academi- can. Always willing to assist a classmate in need, Mike earned respect and friendship from everyone he met. CPRC 4,3.2,1 (State Representa- tive); French Club 4,3. WILLIAM LAURENCE TAYLOR C-2 Florida Lieutenant " B.T. ' s " sense of humor and personality adequate- ly fill in for such voids as his skiing ability. Main- taining our sanity with mischief and talks til the wee hours, he always tried to temper our four-year ten- ure with fun Bill ' s tendency to always go first-class gives him an ambitious nature that will help him go far after graduation. Water Polo Team 4.3; Hop Com- mittee 4.3; American Culture So- ciety 4,3; Car Committee 2.1. TODD SCHNEIDER TETREAULT 1-3 New York Lieutenant « FRANKIE NORBERT THIBODEAU A-3 Maine Lieutenant Todd, the legend from the town of Voorheesville, New York, came to West Point seeking " Life in the Big City. " On the course ORCA double bogied first- ie year which gave him plenty of time for fast cars, women, grape stomping and food. If this were a full length picture, it would be evident where his priori- ties lie. Shuffle off to Buffalo. • ' - - Golf 4.3.2. Frank always gave his best effort to academics, ath- letics and his friends. His has always been a quiet, considerate person and this was a great boon to Frank ' s roommates, who barely were aware that " Frankie " arose at oh-dark-thirty every morning to run. The only people more fortunate than those who know Frank are his friends who know him well Indoor Track 3.2.1; CPRC 3; Fel- lowship of Christian Athletes 2.1. Catholic Chapel Choir 4. Cross- Country Skiing 4. 583 MICHAEL THOMAS Michigan A-1 STEVEN Sergeant Florida PAUL THOMAS E-1 Captain To say that this man from Detroit could sleep in any position and situation is an understatement. Mike brought his " Hog-4 " spirit, cameras, and ever- present smile with him to A-1 where he ' s been a great friend and lots of fun, even daring to go to Buffalo. It ' s rumored he ' s still alive up in 720 but we haven ' t seen him much since he became Editor. Charge hard, " young warrior. " Military Affairs 4- Public Affairs Detail 3; Rabble Rouser Photog- rapher 3: Ski Club 2,1; Howitzer 2, 1 (Editor-in-Chief). Steve is a man on his way up. " Snake " never settled for second best in anything or to anyone — well, except the Dean. There is one thing he would never let you forget and that was where the sky is clearer and the water bluer. But to those who met him, we will always think of him as our best friend. Team Handball Club 2.1. HARRY HILLIARD THOMPSON III G-1 Georgia Lieutenant The hidden man in the WKDT sports scene . . . " Trippi ' s " subdued temper often rose to the oc- casion in his role as " Gopher Devil ' s Advocate. " Persistence is Harry ' s key, and. coupled with his quick-paced southern drawl, he talked himself into and out of some crazy situations. His sincerity and concern for others are sure to be a tremendous asset to his future. WKDT; Baptist Student Union 2,1; Team Handball Team 3.2,1; SCUSA 3.2,1; Scuba Club 2,1 584 B DONALD THOMAS THIEL A-1 Illinois Sergeant A recipient of A-l ' s coveted " Total Toad, " Don has been a continuous source of amusement and amaze- ment to us all A true friend, his smiling face and wire-rim glasses will not be forgotten. German Language Club 3; Geolo- gy Club 2,1. KIRK KEVIN THOMAS HI Oklahoma Lieutenant The massive hulk dominated his hawg fights. The Cokes, Skoal, and desk in disarray were common oc- curences when " Fatman " had a WPR, Kirk ' s morn- ing backgammon games seasoned with a dip got us through Firstie year. Football was Kirk ' s game. Not many linebackers can be compared to Kirk ' s out- standing play A friend none of the boys will forget. Football 4.3,2. L MARTIN SPALDING THOMAS III E-4 Kentucky Lieutenant Headphones blaring, pencil tapping. " Mr, M " was what was happening. Easy to grin, always from with- in, a better friend you couldn ' t win. We ' re not sure how he got in and we ' re not sure how he got out, but we ' re glad he came. " Only if you Gott ' um! " Domestic Affairs Forum 4.3; Portu- gese Club 2,1; Dialectic Society 3.1. ir 0 - JEFFERY JAMES THOMPSON E-4 Ohio Captain TERENCE MICHAEL TIDLER F-3 Wisconsin Sergeant WILLIAM JAMES TILLO C-3 Ohio Lieutenant Jeffery James Thompson; the ultimate of extremes. Ranger Honor Grad — reknowned concert rock star. Weaned in A-4, J.J, kept us " collected " and served as a rallying point when chance brought us together in E. J.J. was looked up to by all for his control of situations (note lack of pole vault). He is a great leader, a greater friend, and the greatest of brothers. Cross Country 4; Dialectic So ciety 3.2,1. Cadet Private Tidier was very outspoken. This " Wild Turkey " knew Times Square intimately. " Tids " was a specialist in concealment, with expert badges in green girl defilade and smoke screens. The only two things that could penetrate his smoke screen were DPE and " Mad Mike. " " F-troop, Mount-up! " One of C-3 ' s many " snakes, " Billo wasn ' t dangerous if you knew how to handle him. One minute he could be really excited for you, and the next he could be on your case. It was all in fun. though. But all jok- ing aside, you know Billo is a man to listen to and regard as one of the closest of friends. Wrestling 4; at 4. Scoutmaster ' s Coun- 585 T MICHAEL ALLAN TONER Al New York Lieutenant " Toneman! " A smile for all One never knew what was behind that " Jimminy Cricket " smile More dancin ' . drinkin ' . and drivin ' was never done by any cadet. Mike always did his best to help out. A stud, bright and definitely fun-loving, we are all much better off for knowing him. If friendship and concern were money. " Toneman " would have given away millions. Orienteering Club 4.2.1. Orien- teering Team 3; SCUSA 1. % BROOKS FREDERICK TROUP, JR. C-2 Pennsylvania Lieutenant Brooks comes to us as a representative of the spraw- ling metropolis of Apollo. Pa. " The Ghost " kept busy between skiing and his flying " circus. " Brook ' s " neuer-give-up " attitude helped him to bounce back and outscore the T.D ! Add one more ring tab to the chain Brooks will be remembered as a fun- loving person and a loyal friend. Gymnastics 4: Women ' s Gymnas- tics Coach 3,2,1; Outdoor Sports- man ' s Club 3. Ski Club; Chinese Club 4.3.1; Scuba Club 1. JOSE AMILCAR TORRES H-1 Louisiana Lieutenant Joey came to us from the swamps of Louisiana. From melting the ladies hearts on the dance floor to the inevitable " Ralleeee " after Taps, His boisterous spir- it and humor made life here a little brighter for all of us. Thanks, Joey, for being yourself Catholic Choir 4; Glee Club 4; Sunday School Teacher 4.3: Glee Club 3.2.1; CPRC 3.2,1. JOHN BOLLING TOWEY. JR. Alabama F-2 JAMES THOMAS TREHARNE G-4 Sergeant Michigan Lieutenant Though four years of baseball helped the time pass, graduation could not have come soon enough for John. A goat in everything but PE. he always seemed to pull things out in the end He will long be remembered in the zoo for his warmth and ability to make friends Roll Tide! Baseball 4,3.2.1; Outdoor Sports- man Club 4.3,2.1; Fellowship of Christian Athletes 3.2.1; Geology Club 2.1; Music Seminar 3; Drama Seminar 4. Although it was rough for Jim moving away from H3. he managed to keep his sanity in G4 (most of the time) " Ebe " is a true friend, always ready to help out in those courses no one takes: " dirt. " " con- crete, " " vibrations, " et al. But above all, Tre is a master of the absurd — making you believe it, that is. A man destined for success! Wrestling 4; Electronics Club 2; Honor Committee 2.1. VILLIAM HOWARD TROWBRIDGE E-4 ROBERT EDWARD TROXEL C-4 jcorgia Lieutenant New Jersey Lieutenant FRANKLIN SCOTT TUCK Connecticut I-l Captain " rom the " Land of Dixie " Howard knocked the girls iead with that Southern drawl A!l in fun, we never (new if we would leave with our girl after Howie .tarted his move. Trying to be straight in old HI, he would not think of passing answers under his preath at SI. But alas. West Point works wonders, ' ind Howie is wild and crazy just like the rest of us- " le ' ll make it big ' 3 ec Club 4; Spanish 3,2,1; Scout- Tnaster ' s Council 4,2. What can be said about a man that has the world at his fingertips? He came to WP as a tall, skinny kid from a small town in Jersey. With a glint in his eye. Bob set about crunching numbers through his calcu- lator In all he undertook, there was but one an- swer . success. Astronomy Club 2, Electonics Club 1: Baptist Student Union 4,3,2.1 Third Battalion ' s own Airborne Pathfinder affected us all with his energy, enthusiasm and zest for life. A true poet and lover. Scott was in heaven in a fast car with loud music and a beautiful woman. Multi- talented and determined, Scott Is sure to succeed wherever he applies himself. Soccer 4.3,2,1, Wrestling 4; Rub- by 3,1, Car Comm 2.1. CPRC 2. Sailing 4; Class Comm. 1. 587 BRUCE RAY TUCKER 1-2 Missouri Sergeant Bruce arrived at West Point in July ' 75 -with the idea of striving to do his best in all endeavors- His interest in getting involved has led him to be liked by all. A true chemist at heart, Bruce is sure to succeed in all walks of life. Hop Committee 4.3,2.1: Baptist Student Union 4. German Lan- guage Club 4,3. Bridge Club 1. TOMMY GLENN TUCKER Oklahoma Gl JOHN MARSHALL TURNER B-2 Captain Virginia Lieutenant Tom was a big man coming to us from Oklahoma He came looking for something new and different. He met it and conquered it as Tuck conquers anything to the best of his ability. If it is possible. Tuck can do it, if it isn ' t, he ' ll do it anyway. Football 4.3: FCA 4.3. Woods- man ' s Club 2.1: SCUSA 2. We don ' t meet enough like J T. in our lifetime. A true friend to ail and a very special friend to some of us. You might hear him complain but you know that he is really 100% behind you. Don ' t worry about that hair Bud. there are finer things in life and we hope you ' re blessed with them all Pointer 4.3.2. JOHN NELSON California TURNER C-3 Lieutenant John-Boy made the transition from California student to B-1 " bean " to C-3 " cow " In the true Beta House style as he managed to stay just one step ahead of the system. John brought a warm friendship and a wonderful personality to the academy which his friends will never forget. Whether on the high bar or in the classroom, John has excelled in all he has done. Ci mnastics 4,3,2,1: Ski Club 4,3,2,1: French Club 4,3: Boy Scout Council 4: White Water Canoe Club 3. DOUGLAS WALTER TURRELL A-3 New Jersey Captain " The Corps! Bareheaded, salute it . . . " Few men have responded to this call as literally as DT, He arrived at West Point wearing penny loafers and carrying crossed rifles. Despite his vicelike grip, the " ole man " of Third Regiment will be remembered for his congeniality and sincerity. Some day a statue will be erected in his honor with the inscription . . . " Good Job. RECONDO. " Football Fellowship of Christian Athletes 4.3,2.1: Sunday School Teacher 3. KURT FREDERICK UBBELOHDE D-1 Iowa Captain Coming to West Point was like a dream that burst into reality for this young man. He confronted every challenge and leaped at every opportunity in hopes of getting a firmer grasp on his elusive future The experience and insight he gained at West Point is immeasurable. Cadet Glee Club 3.2 (Secretary), 1 (President): Cadet Chapel Choir 4.3.2,1: Cadet Acting Troupe 3.2.1: Howitzer 4. 588 LARRY LYN ULAND 1-2 Texas Lieutenant WALTER FRANCIS ULMER III D-3 ROBERT LEWIS UNDERBERG 1-2 Virginia Captain Florida Sergeant He joincd-up from Texas, a far ways from here. His theme song by Denver, " Take Me Home . . " in Plebe year- Then came Recondo — his first love changed her name; his blood once was scarlet, now a shade of gray. Although the youngsters feared the mention of his name, we elders were mighty glad he had shared with us his fame. Pipes and Drums; Chape! Choir 4. Navigators Feeling that two years at a liberal arts college had primed him for the good life, Bucky came to West Point. Overcoming the adversity of his first year, (Yes, sir - . . yes sir. he is . . .}, Buck pulled through by kicking during the week and flying during the weekends. Not one to live in another person ' s shadow, Bucky is known for his effervescent per- sonality, his integrity, and his unfailing dedication to the betterment of West Point. Soccer Team; WKDT 3.2. 1; Flying Club 4,3.2.1. Bobby was a good friend to all — all the upper- classmen that is. Deeply religious, serious and intent, Bobby was an inspiration in all of his endeavors. Like most Floridians, he thought West Point was too cold but managed to survive the frostbite. Always out- going. " Recondo " left the E-2 Dogs as a Firstie to meet more of the Frosh. You earned it! Baptist Student Union 4,3.2.1: Fellowship of Christian Athletes 2,1; Spanish Language Club 4,3, 2,1. ROBERT BOYDEN UNDERWOOD III 1-3 Texas Lieutenant " Bo-man " Underwood D-1 set the stage for what would become a remarkable cadet career. From his snake attacks and his familiar " Heyah " to his per- fect PMl. Bo-man led the way through tough aca- demic straits Alma Maters D-1 and later 1-3 will re- member the blue TR-6 with the shotgun rack and think of Bo- Remember the summer of " 78. Heyah! Skeet Trap ■ Outdoor Sportsman ' s Club 2,1; Investment Club 2. THOMAS FOSTER UNDERWOOD H-2 BRUCE WAITE UPHOFF G-2 Texas Sergeant Illinois Lieutenant Tom showed up on R-Day as the Texas Kid, with cow- boy boots and his guitar, expecting to have four great years at Uncle Sam ' s Community College. It is everlasting credit that he managed to have them — at the expense of the Tactical Department, of course. Chapel Choir 4; Ring and Crest Committee 4,3.2,1; Margaret Cor- bin Seminar 3.2.1; CPRC 3; The Pointer 2.1. ■ J " Uppy. " " Master " at bridge. Although Uppy kept his sense of humor through USMA. he still can ' t tell a joke. Bowler, golfer, and juiceoid, Uppy ' s joviality always helped make a party. Dedication and determi- nation will keep the " old man " with us for years to come. Perhaps one day a girl will get him to talk long enough to say " I do " Glee Club 4.1; Chapel Choir 4.3.2; Bridge Club 2.1; Bowling Club 3. 2.1. THURSTON VANHORN F-1 Kansas Captain Who would have thought that the backwoods kid from Colby, Kansas would have grown up to be one of the most respected members of the " Marching 100 " ? Van ' s easygoing manner won him both friends and admiration, and his talent on the athletic field was exceeded only by his ability to put away cal- zones. We all wish him well. 150 Football; Wrestling 4,3; Sigma Delta Psi 2; Spanish Club 4.3; Investment Club 2; For- eign Academy Exchange 2 DEAN LEROY VANITER A-4 Illinois Sergeant Dean came to us out of Midwestern farmlands bring- ing with him those views and ideals that should be common to all. From plebe year in D-3 to firstie year in A-4 and beyond, Dean has and will epitomize the good guy who follows his belief and feeling. He ' ll go far in everything he ' ll do. Indoor and Outdoor Track 4.3; . . ji Cross Country 3; ADDIC 2.1. KARL MICHAEL VANZANT C-1 Missouri Lieutenant A diligent worker and a great friend. Karl will al- ways be remembered for his integrity. He would fight City Hall until doomsday if he knew he was right. From a C-3 " Fighting Cock " to a Brigade Staffer striving as Editor to make The Pointer a lasting val- ue, he never failed to have time for his friends. We will read his name someday as editor of Stars and Stripes or Soldiers. The Pointer 4.3.2. (Editor-in-Chief). 1; CPRC 3.2.1; ADDIC 2. =% ' - 3i 590 GREGORY VALENTINE B-1 DAVID VAN CLEVE I-l New York Sergeant Virginia Lieutenant ROSS LEIGH VANDERHYE F-2 California Lieutenant Greg will go far in life. The right combination is to- gether for succcss- Dave Van Cleuc was born and raised in Virginia, born and raised in F-1, and born and raised yet an- other time in I-l. We firsties here in I-l all agree that Dave is a special character- so do the plebes. Be- sides promoting an intimate relationship with the fourth class, he was our honor rep. We shall always remember Dave as I-l ' s " pilot light. " Hop Committee Committee 2,1. 4,3,2.1; Honor Like a California redwood. Ross dominated the scene wherever he stood, whether it was playing basket- ball or just standing around being tall Through it all he kept a smite on his face, nd a warm regard for his fricnds- Basketball 4. ..rim. .MtML.. ■ ROBERT LOUIS VASTA B-3 New York Lieutenant Bob spent his four years at West Point with an active interest in athletics, both as a spectator and par- ticipant. He played lacrosse for the first two years of his cadet career. He never let academics interfere with weekends. He could consume enough beer to paralyze a Polar Bear. Lacrosse 4,3. » • A MICHAEL Minnesota JOHN VETTER I-l Lieutenant DAVID JON WABEKE Minnesota B-: Lieutenan The Corps " Vett - , . Hailing from the Barony of Kasota, MN, Mike came to Woops with high hopes, thin hair, and wry wit to see him through. Myster- iously, he managed to avoid Central Area most of the time despite a fondness for long weekend walks. His ready smile and an ability to share " the poop " or a brew equally well made Mike a favorite in both the Tri-Gamma and Iguanaville. This bridge builder and his Firebird are sure to go far. Cadet Band 4; Fencing 4; Scout- master ' s Council 2,1; Howitzer 3. When Dave joined his new company, he was alread ' garnished with most-valuable-player awards in intra murals. Between knee operations his last two year he also managed to play a little and showed us wh ' he had those trophies. A man who lives mostly fo sports, his open and friendly manners won friend quickly. We appreciated his humor and companion ship. Outdoor Sportsman ' s Club 2.3,4- MITCHELL VERVOORT C-4 Georgia Captain A man of high goals and expectations, Mitch found real direction for his life here at West Point Being one who speaks from his heart, he has developed an excellent talent for convincing others to believe in him and in what he believes. His faith in the Lord will allow him to do mankind a great service some- day. Hop Committee 4.3,2. SCUSA 3,2; Howitzer Representative 2; West Point Forum 2; Domestic Affairs Forum 2.1; (President) CPRC 3; Austrian Foreign Ex- change 2: Crossroads Africa Ex- change 1; Orienteering Chb 2. 392 JAMES ELLISON VAUGHN G-4 Georgia Lieutenant Jim never broke stride since the day he arrived here from Georgia- Solids and Thermo did their best to stop him, but to no avail Occasionally, his bike got tht better of him. Hailing from old 1-1, J.V. won many friends in " Guppy Four. " Being a dedicated and enthusiastic worker, Jim ' s future will be filled with happiness and success! Cycling Team 4,3.2,1 (Captain): Cross Country 4. Track 4; Scuba Club 2,1; Finance Forum 2,1: Mountaineering Club 2,1: CPRC - 1 (State Representative). DAMIAN CHRISTOPHER WACKERMAN F-4 Kentucky Lieutenant Damian always had a little devil in him. His dipolma .hould have on it a major in women and a minor in ast cars. D ' s easygoing nature concealed a strong letermination to succeed in all he tried — which he ilways did. His love of life and will to win will lead iim wherever he wants. The only limits on his ichievements to come will be those he sets himself. CFAF 4,3.2,1 MARK MCCLAIN VAUGHN I-l Louisiana Captain " Hoss " is one tough Louisianan. He said to me, " Write me a paragraph or I will trash you. " Mark has always meant business, whether in rugby, beer drinkin ' . or as " The Commander " However, he is also a good ol ' boy, always there to share a story over a good dip. We could always depend on him in a game; the Army will soon know why. Rugby 4,3.2.1: Football 4: Scuba Diving Club 4: Ski Club 4.3 MARK MATTHEW WACLAWSKI B-4 Virginia Lieutenant " Wacey " was able to keep up his studies despite his frequent trips to Grant. He always worked hard to accomplish his goals and played hard after he reach- ed them. He was a man of chivalry When this squire is knighted, he will have learned many things. Always after the work is done, he found time to kick off his shoes and lounge around. Basketball Manager 4: Cadet Pub- lic Relations Council 3: German Club 2.1: Red Cross Instructor 2,1. DAVID WESLEY VENEY E-4 Maryland Lieutenant From the fair city of Baltimore, came a man with a judo ghi in one hand and a flute in the other. Dave Veney was, and is, always ready to handle anything given to him. from counseling one in need, to charm- ing the women at the latest disco. One thing is cer- tain: Dave is a very together person. Contemporary Affairs Seminar 1; Photography Seminiar 2,1: Judo Chinese Club 4,3; Karate 3.1. EDWARD PATRICK WADE C-1 New York Sergeant Being a supporter of true munchkin spirit, " Walking Small " was known to regularly ambush unwary CCQ ' s and flanker plebes Always ready to help out. Ed pulled many a plebe from the jaws of picbe computers. His personal philosophy for academic studies centered around crisis management. He was a good friend who liked efficiency and the military life. Karate Team 4.3,2.1; Cadet Fine Arts Forum 4,3,2; Ski Club 4.3.2; Orienterring Club 4.3,2,1; Com- puter Seminar 3.2,1. 593 RLES WAGGONER G-1 Lieutenant Ranger " Chuck " came to West Point with boundless ambition and an awesome determination; he pro- ceeded to graduate from every school the Army had to offer. Chuck will be remembered as a hard charg- er and a dedicated friend who will be successful in whatever course of life he pursues. (Now if we can just get him to take leave . . .) Protestant Chapel Acolytes 4.3. 2.1 (President 3,2.1): Tactics Club (President 1); Orien- teering Club 2,1; MICHAEL B, SMITH WALLIS Texas F-1 Captain Known to the Corps as " Cpt. Fun, " Mike came to West Point ready for every challenge. With a joke and a sincere heart, he was always near to help his classmates during tough times. As one of the original members of the £-2 " Dogs, " Mike showed us where good PMI and staying awake during AMI could get you - ' n Brigade staff Rugby Club 2,1. PETER LOUIS WALDMAN G-2 New York Sergeant Pete, a guy who could take an engineering problem and find a quicker and better way — a stereo con- noisseur, heck of a bridge player, and a good friend to all. Jewish Choir 4: Bridge Club 2.1. Scuba Club CLIFFORD STEPHEN WALTER F-4 Massachusetts Sergeant If Cliff was not coaching his track team on to victory, he was planning his strategy for the " Turkey Bowl. " When Cliff switched from Company F-2 to Company F-4, he brought a little of the " zoo " spirit. As one of the Corps ' wildest members, " Wally " will always be remembered as a distinguished graduate of Grant Hall. Scoutmaster ' s Council GORDON THOMPSON WALES E-1 Pennsylvania Lieutenant " Flash " has always been one of the mellowest " Eag- les. " He has been quietly successful at everything he has tried at West Point. His ability to stay calm and do the right thing at the right time should serve him well in the future. Whether he goes to med school or Camp Swampy, he will always be fondly re- membered by the boys from Echo-1, Skt Instructor Group 3.2.1; French Language Club 4.3. JAMES JOHN WALTON New Jersey F-2 Lieutenant To describe " Jamie " as " merely exuberant " is like-IJ calling the super bowl " a mere football game. " He had a zest for life that the rest of us found amazing. and although he sometimes talked as if he was re- corded at 33 and played at 78. he always remained a close friend and a true " bon vivant. " Football 4; Track 4,3; Glee club; Catholic Choir 4,3. 1 HUBERT ELLIS WALLER III D - 2 Alabama Sergeant Hubie came to West Point from the great state of Alabama Anyone who does not know him would probably say his is quiet but. from " Delta One " to " Delta Two. " Hubie did not lose his wisdom, word, and hard work during his last two years. He ' s a friend anyone can depend on. Rifle Team 4; Circling Team 4 JAY WARREN WATAI California E-4 Sergeant BYRON WALTER WARD E-2 Maryland Lieutenant After putting in time at VMI and USMAPS. BW finally arrived at WP and vehemently began to wage war on the Academic Departments and the OPE. The fight wasn ' t continuous, however, and good music, fine wine, and a Mercedes 450 played their part. Mountaineering Club 3,2,1; Scout- master ' s Council 4,3,2,1: Drama Seminar 4,3; Classical Music Semi- nar 4,3: Chess Club 4,3,2,1 (Cus- todian 2): Tactics Committee 3: Orienteering Club 3: Collector ' s Society 2,1: Geology Club 1: Mili- tary Affairs Club 3,2. " Bonz " is a walking contradiction. He ' s a California kid at home in New York. He loves West Point as much as he loves a party. He loves academics as much as academics hate him. But no matter how hard he tries. Jay can ' t confuse us. As friends, we know how kind, generous brave, trustworthy and loyal he is. We wouldn ' t tolerate less from a scoutmaster. Scoutmaster ' s Council 4,3,2,1; ADDIC 4: Astronomy 4,3; Navi- gators 4,3,2; American Cultural Seminar 3; Scoutmaster Troop 12 3 1. GREGORY LYNN WATSON E-3 Arkansas Lieutenant Greg will be remembered as a true friend and a valu- able academic asset to us all The subject of our pranks and jokes, Greg showed that true character is being able to laugh at one ' s self. Academically, he presented the highest of goals - the demand for know- ledge. In fact, during exams he demanded it from everyone. 595 ALAN Texas WAYNE WATTS C-3 Lieutenant Wayne was a little hard to get to know, even though he was open and friendly, but when you did get to know him he was a good friend to have. You really had to respect Wayne for his high moral and ethical standards, even though that tended to separate him from the group. His motto was, " Maintain a positive attitude in the face of adversity. " Debate Council 4.3.2: Cadet Band 4.3,2,1; LDS Discussion Group 4,3.2.1; Fife and Drum Corps 1. M Z DAVIS STUART WELCH Kentucky H-3 Lieutenant P KURT ELLIOT WEBBER Florida J Lieutenant 1 , «%v " } Kurt never ceased to amaze us. He will always be remembered as an unguided missile down the ski slope, for his cool ways with the women, for his flaw- less table etiquette, by the roommates he turned into monsters, and as a ranger, starman and grubball. Kurt was a friend that was always there in times of need. Handball; Rugby 1; Scuba Club 1; Ski Club 2.1; Sports Para- chute Team 2,1. JOHN ALAN WATZ New Jersey John was easily the Brigade Commander of humor during his years here. His high spirits and never failing ability to make other people laugh were only surpassed by his ingenuity in his mastery of moguls on the ski slope. Originally a " Gopher. " Watzo quickly became famous for his ability to pull " all- nighters " with only a little help from his Java Juice. His Jersey home became a weekend sanctuary from the problems of cadet life for many an appreciative soul. With God on his side, John will go far and his warm friendship will long be remembered by all. Outdoor Sportsman s Ski Club 2.L You must not get lost in the ways of your surround- ings nor let your life ' s ideals be altered by those around you because it is your life and you must live it best in your own way. It is you who will answer for your life and no one else. Honor Committee 2.1; Aero Astro Club 3.2; Pistol Team 4; Tria- thlon Club 4,3; CPRC 3; Parachute Club 3 CHRISTOPHER JULIAN WEGMAN G-2 Texas Captain Chris, the natural leader. Everyone knew he would make a top-notch company commander, and he did not let anyone down. His sense of humor and fine ability to make snap decisions carried us over some rough spots. He had a desire tor branch and unit and pushed relentlessly to get them. Whether around the company or around the hills, his long legs car- ried him forward, never stopping except to wait for those behind KEVIN JOHN WEDDLE Minnesota D-3 Lieutenant % -1 PETE LAWRENCE WEILAND, JR. 1-3 Pennsylvania Lieutenant Kevin claims to be from " God ' s Country " encom- passing that vast wasteland of Minnesota. Quick to help others, Kevin was always around when you needed him. A true and devoted friend and your basic " wild and crazy guy, " Kevin ' s success in the future is guaranteed. Soutman ' s Council 4; CPRC 3.2.1; Engineering Forum 4. 3, 2, Modern Rocketry Club 4.2; Academy Ly- ceum 1; Concrete Canoe Club 1; Astronomy Club 2,1. DONALD JOSEPH WELCH New York A-1 Captain Stranger came to the " Frat " emaciated and bleary- eyed with tales of LBJ and the worm pit. He tried to correct the deficiencies around him, and for that his classmates will always be grateful. He put aca- demics where they belonged, right behind a good pump. Give him mud and a bag of grenades and he ' ll always be happy. Football 4; Lacrosse 3. Tactics Club 2. MARK JOSEPH WELKER B-2 Arkansas Captain Mark is a gentleman and a scholar whose most nota- ble personal attribute is his gift in social graces. A combination of a good-natured Arkansan and a quick- witted Bostonian gives " Welks " the amazing ability to smooth over the most awkward situations. The kind of person who could dance even when there was no music, thus making Mark an invaluable person in both work and fun. Sport Parachute Club 3; 2 (Sec- retary), 1; Domestic Affairs For- J um 3. Pete ' s intense desire for the good college life was dampened by pledging H-1. He still met his basic needs for food, shelter, sex, and air. His desire for security landed him a fulfilling job as telephone booth orderly. Social needs led him through backseats and bars of the Hudson Highlands. Bucking the chain- of-command and directly corresponding with Clause- witz, Pete became self-actualized. Astronautics and Aeronautics Club 3; Astronomy Club 3; Ger- man Club 4; Squash 4; SCUSA 2.1; Russian Club 3,2; WKDT 4; Drama Seminar 4.3; Electronics Club; Sailing Club 3. GORDON MARSHALL WELLS D-2 Oregon Captain Gordy ' s heart for people is complimented by his honest nature and his quick wit. His relationship with God gives him a clear perspective on life and the faith to say: " I have set the Lord continually before me; Because He is at my right hand, 1 will not be shaken. Therefore my heart is glad, and my glory rejoices. " Navigators 4,3.2. 1; Protestant Sunday School Teacher 4,3.2; Pistol 4.3; Ski Club 4; CPRC 3. Vil JAMES Florida PATRICK WELLS E-1 Lieutenant Few people at West Point, or anywhere else, know the value of sincerity and hard work better than this outgoing Floridian. Jim ' s dedication towards West Point and devotion to his friends have earned him a special and lasting place in the minds and hearts of those who knew him well. He dedicates his achievements to God, family, and friends- Rabble Rousers 4,3.2. U Cadet Glee Club 2.1. Catholic Chapel Choir 4. ■■ ' l ' " J j ir -i m ' ' « !!l . P _i.7« ALLAN DAVID WESTFIELD C-1 Massachusetts Captain Alan ' s good looks are outdone only by his modesty. He will long be remembered as a truly remarkable athlete who could down a case of Molson as fast as he could turn a double play. Always ready to party, Alan could be seen on weekends with a beer in his hands and a smile on his face. He is a true friend to Baseball Team 4,3,2,1: Ski 2,1; German Club 4,3,2.1. Club ROBERT MICHAEL WHITE B-3 New Mexico Lieutenant Mike came from the adobe huts of Santa Fe to the fast-paced Eastern coast to see what fortunes might come his way. Tequilla was his fame and " crazy " was his name. Not even West Point and 70 hours could change that. Whether it be a flat tire on the van, thumbing in the rain, or pushing the Fury up a mountain in Colorado, Whitcy would say, " What the hell, we ' re having fun! " WKDT 4: Sailing Club 4.3; As- tronomy Club 4,3; Fine Arts Forum 4. WAYNE EDWARD WHITEMAN H-3 New York Lieutenent Always out to have a good time, Wayne has enjoyed his time as a Cadet. From the boys of B-4 to the Hawks of H-3, he ' s worked hard and continues to strive further. Wayne ' s quick wit and friendly per- sonality will serve him well in all that he does. Aeronautics and Astronautics Club 4.3; French Club 4.3. ' t: j i 598 ROBERT PAUL WENTZEL El Pennsylvania Sergeant Thought of as a fallen star man, " Wild Man " Rob was the one to ask for a frank opinion on most any subject. Often, the mention of " Wcntz " in common conversation brought to mind visions of Niagara Falls and Waltzing Waters. His ability to motivate others was evident on the intramural football field, as E-l ' s iron-pumping, firebreathing coach lead the team to regimental championships. Theater Support Group 4.3; by Team 4,3. NICHOLAS CRAIG WERLING A-3 MARK EDWARD WEST 1-4 Indiana Lieutenant New York Lieutenant To some he was Craig, to some he was Nick, but to most of us he was just " Werls. " it would be next to impossible to find a finer person or friend. During our four years together, " Werls " was a man who always gave his best. Undoubtedly, the rest of his Army career will be just as successful. Cadet Chapel Choir 4; Academy Lyceum 4,3.2.1, Cadet Fine Arts Forum 2,1. Mark came to " I-Beam Land " from the F-2 " Zoo, " and found the divisions to his liking — especially since gymnastics could be performed on the cross- beam in his room instead of the high bar in the gym. Mark ' s humor and enthusiasm will carry him far on whatever path he chooses. Cadet Glee Club 3.2.1; Cadet Band; Fife Drum Band 1 (CIC); Mixed Chorus 2.1; Hop Committee 2. 1 ; Ring Crest Committee 3.2.1; Triathlon Team 4,3,2,1; Swimming 4. JAMES ALLEN WHITT C-4 Ohio Captain Haling from Xenia, Ohio, no man had more wit than " Whitter " himself. Never letting hard times get him down. Jim always had a good word for all. Whether It was in the " ring " or on the 150-lb. football field, he was a leader As a friend there could be none better 150 lb Football; Russian Club 2.1; Concrete Canoe Club 2,1. STEPHEN WILLIAM WHITTEY F-4 Massachusetts Lieutenant Steve will always be remembered for his winning ways at Backgammon and Dice. His winning ways in these pursuits carried over into the areas of women and academics also. Steve was able and willing to guide us. We ' ll all be waiting to see how long this on-going lucky streak will continue as the years go by. Rifle Team 4,2.1. Rifle Club STUART WARD WHYTE E-1 Virginia Sergeant A tall Virginian. Ward brought the best of the South with him to West Point Whether booting a football into the clouds or courting a beautiful babe, he was never more than a long weekend away from the good times. Always an intense competitor. Ward will surely serve as a true friend to those who know him Football 4.3,2,1- 599 WARREN LEE WIELAND F-4 Hawaii Captain Warren " Wheels " Wieland came to West Point on the run from who knows where. In fact, he ran so hard that he became known as the class stud in plebe year. Wheels was always one to work hard no matter what he did— school, duties, or athletics. All along the way. he never forgot to live up to his motto: " love em and leave em " and to have a good time. Go Ranger Infantry all the way! Triathlon 1; German 4.3. ANDREW TOWNSEND WIENER 1-3 Rhode Island Sergeant No one can ever claim to have put out more than the " Gruene Jager. " who came from the wilds of Rhode Island. The Dean never even won a round from Drew, although sometimes the fight seemed in doubt, as Drew found himself being pummelled against the aca- demic ropes. Nothing kept him down, not even that pipe in the steam tunnel. Football 4 (Manager); Russian Club 1: Geology Club 3.2: Jew- ish Choir 1. FRANCIS JOHN WIERCINSKI G-3 Pennsylvania Captain Who would ever expect a former nightclub keyboards player from Dickson City. Pa., to end up as a " strip- er! " Wierch. affentionately known as " Frank. " is the master of the pullout with a vast array of talents stretching from solid academic performance to le ad- ing the engineers over the goats on the football field. An outstanding leader destined for success. CPRC 3.2; Russian dub 3; Goat Engineer Game 2. CHARLES KEVIN WILLIAMS A-3 Delaware Lieutenant " Hoop " started out in the old " F-Troop. " but shifted to A-3 after the big bounce. He got his game going and ended up as captain of the tennis crew. He was serious if he needed to be. but he never let anything as unimportant as class, study, or parades get in the way of a good time. He is definitely the type of guy anyone would be proud to call a friend. Tennis 4. 3. 2,1 (Captain); Model Railroad Club 3; Catholic Chapel Choir 4; Squash 4; CPRC 3.2.1. = ANTHONY GEORGE WILEY I-l North Carolina Lieutenant The world ' s finest authority on racquet sport combat, in tennis, ping-pong, squash, and racquetball, Tony could always amaze and delight onlookers with thcat rical displays of spins, lobs, slams, and kills. We salute him for staying on Dean ' s list and still having ample time for sports. TV. and the bowling team We wish him well in the game of life. Bowling 2.1; 4. White Water Canoe JOSEPH WINFIELD WILKERSON II F-3 North Carolina Sergeant Jody — talented, versatile, flexible yet unyielding, A man who always gives his all. ready and willing to sacrifice for those in need. A problem to him only means an opportunity to excel- Gospe! Choir 4,3.2. 1; Protestant Choir 4; Glee Club 4; Hop Band 4. 3.2.1; Karate Club 3.2.1; Foot- ball 4.3; SCUSA 3.1; Gymnastics 1; Spanish Club 4.3; Hop Com- mittee 4.3. JEFFERY GAUTIER WILKINSON B-3 Alabama Lieutenant Jeff came to B-3 with a unique set of talents and abilities. A unifier and organizer of the company, Jeff was also a counselor and good listener to those in need, Jeff was never one to let someone get in his way, least of all the Dean, as he marched his four years to graduation, Theatre Support Group 4,3.2.1; Cadet Fine Arts Forum Representa- tive 3; Portuguese Club 4. CLEVELAND WILLIAMS, JR. 1-2 California Sergeant JAMES IRVIN WILLIAMS Maryland G-1 PETER GRIFFITH WILLIAMS H-4 Lieutenant Wyoming Lieutenant Cl ?ve is the invisible type of person unless you know him. He is very quiet and just as observant. He gains much wisdom through his silence. If you need to talk he always has an ear and a small observation of the situation that can be helpful However, Cleve can get out and hold his own at any social function. Baptist Student Union 4.3.1; Chi- nese Club CPRC 2. Con- temporary Affairs Seminar 4,3, 2.1: Gospel Cfioir 1. No matter what the situation, Jimmy possessed an almost uncanny knack for finding the path of least resistence, a talent which was most obvious in his dealings with the ladies. Jimmy should have little trouble finding the path of least resistence in the years that lie ahead. His easygoing light-heartedness combined with his good common sense will take him over any obstacles he might encounter. Contemporary Affairs Seminar 4.3,2.1; Gospel Choir 4,3. Pete enjoyed the short visit at " Woops " as few oth- ers had- He always wore a smile and was around with humorous philosophical outlooks on life when others needed cheering. For thrills. " Super " would hang from cliffs by finger and toe — Do Rocks! His cool, calm, collected outlook coupled with intelligence and common sense g uarantee sucess and happiness. Good luck! Pistol Team : CPRC 4.3,2.1; Mountaineering Club 3,2,1 Presi- dent 2,1. 601 SCOTT DOUGLAS WILLIAMS G-4 MICHAEL BRIAN WILLIS A-4 California Lieutenant New York Lieutenant DANIEL MARVIN WILSON. JR. 1-4 Virginia Lieutenant The abrupt change from sunny southern California to the dark gloom of the Hudson Highlands never affected Scott ' s cheerful disposition. He was willing and able to accept the West Point challenge. Scott will be rcmembtred for his skill in Karate, his grace on the ski slopes, and his love of military history Ski Club 3.2.1: Karate Team 2.1: SCUSA 1. Easygoing and conscientious in the Company, a coil- ed spring let fly on the tartan, this giant of a man was an inspiration to all- Mike ' s modesty and sports- manship shine alongside the records and accom- plishments that have placed him in West Point ' s " Hail of Fame. " Indoor and Outdoor Track 4.3.2, 1: Contemporary Affairs Seminar For someone who was accepted at Annapolis but never applied, who walked only two hours, hit the rack more often than his books, and is an Engineer, Dan has more than his share of character. With common sense and cool competence, the old " Dog " turned " I-Beam. " lived a thoughtful cadet life with a soldier ' s ideals as his guide and Corps brass as his goal. Cadet Band 4.3.2: Ski Club 4.3.2. 1: Glee Club 4: Concrete Canoe Seminar 1: Car Committee 2- WALTER EARL WININGER, JR. C-3 JOHN WILSON WISEMAN II B-3 Tennessee Lieutenant Ohio Captain The Tennessee " Vols? " Give ' em a few more years was Wally ' s reply given in that Southern twang that only a true " Country Boy " can possess. Wally was the epitome of Southern hospitality as long as his sup- ply of " Skoal " was not depleted and there was a party to be enjoyed. Once of friend, always a friend, and forever a C-3 " Fighting Cock. " 150 Football Team 4.3.2: ius Supervisor 3.2,1. Nauti- Profcssional and proud, that ' s John. An outdoors- man at heart, an athlete on the track and a good friend throughout. From the " old days " in First Reg. to the last years in Third. John is the kind of guy you could count on. He always had time to lis- ten and could see the good in any situation. He ' ll be a real asset to the Army. Marathon Club 3: Outdoor Sports- man Club 2: Indoor Track 3.2,1: Outdoor Track 3.2.1. GEORGE KENYON WITHERS III D-3 Virginia Lieutenant George came to us from a long line of West Point Grads Fortunately, he never succumbed to tradition but provided a never-ending source of wit in good times and in bad. " Wiz " was someone you could count on to brighten even the gloomiest of seasons. He had a serious side, too. and was more than dedi- cated to ideals. George represented a well-rounded individual and a good friend; he ' ll go far. Theatre Support Group 3: Ger man Club 3. SCUSA 2: Honor Rep- resentative 2,1. 602 DOUGLAS LYLE WILSON E-2 New Hampshire Lieutenant From the old " Hogs " of H-4 to the E-2 " Dogs. " Doug picked up many a friend and several nicknames along the way. If he wasn ' t being convinced to go to Grant, Doug was out running or was begging some- one to play tennis Doug, true to form, was the first to have a ' 79 Firebird on the block. Portuguese Club 4.3; Astronomy Club 4; Geology Club 4,3; Tennis Club Committee 1 (CIC). KEITH KENNETH WILSON Mississippi B-4 GREGORY ROY WINE B-4 Sergeant West Virginia Lieutenant I finally made it It ' s been a long hard tour When someone tells you to do something, do it and have a good weekend. Swimming 2.1; Dialectic Society 2.1; Water Polo 3.2.1. This " little big man " reared in old HI, is the perfect chemistry of all good things in a small package A natural athlete and a skilled hunter, this West Vir- ginian is a talented credit to the Corps It is his quick wit, sense of duty, and loyal friendship that make Greg an asset to the Army and the Iron Quadrangle. Outdoor Sportsman Club; Hunting Club 1 =v- JAMES PHILLIP WITZERMAN B-4 Ohio Lieutenant Jim travelled from E-3 via the Air Force Academy to get to B-4 His quick friendship and keen intellect distinguished Jim. A star man for two years, he calmly endured and responded to our many pleas for poop- The lacrosse team will also remember Jim for his steady support during his entire stay at the Academy, Lacrosse Manager 4,3,2. 1; Cadet Band 4,3. WILLIAM THRONTON WOLF B-1 Florida Lieutenant Billy is one of a rare breed at West Point. He is truly a friend to everyone he knows. This quiet ranger came to B-1 from the " zoo " and he has carried on his determined efforts to excel in every pursuit. Be- cause of his dedication to purpose, loyalty to friends, and humanistic soul, he will always be remembered and respected. Good luck to a fine person and friend. Dialectic Society 4.3; Aeronautics and Astronautics Club 2; Scout- master ' s Council 4. 3, 2. 1 , Car Committee 1. TERRY ALLEN WOLFF A-2 California Captain The " Wolffman " and Jerry Brown were two Cali- fornians madly in love with Linda Ronstadt. Terry always had the good " poop, " although he didn ' t know it. He was known to his classmates as the " DJ " and to the Plebes as " Death. " West Point will lose a Program Director but the Army will gain a south- paw raquetball player. Hop Committee 4,3; Ring and Crest Committee 2.1; WKDT 2,1 (Program Director); Scuba Diving Club 3. 603 RAYMOND EARL WOMACK, JR. I-l New Hampshire Lieutenant Our company mascot was the " Wombat " He per- formed his duties well — always faithful — and ready to play games in the hallway. But from the Jersey shore to the mountains of New Hampshire, he always left a trail of friendship in his noisy wake. It ' s no wonder that this inspirational guy has earned the nickname " Sunshine. " Judo Team 3.2,1. MICHAEL JON WOODWORTH A-2 Wisconsin Lieutenant He was always " Woody " or " Grandma " to us We ribbed him about being a little old-fashioned, but we would not want him any other way. A Wisconsin farm boy, Woody spent his last two years in the A-2 " Animal House " with the rest of the animals. He is a great guy and a great friend to us all. Outdoor Sportsman ' s Club 3; Pointer 3; Cycling Club 3. Class Committee 2,1 JOHN TODD WORTHINGTON G-3 California Lieutenant Todd, late of California and 1-4, came to Gopherland ready to party. In between weekends, the Dayroom. the computer center and the rack equally shared his time. Never letting academics depress him, Todd often rejuvenated his soul by playing his stero " moderately " loud. As his flawless taste in auto- mobiles indicated, he will be among the best at whatever he chooses to do. Football 4; Sailing Club 3; Howitzer Rep 2,1; Ski Patrol 1; Ski Club 1. - _y (i u JjVi ' MARIO FRANCIS WOZNIAK Iowa Racing through the shadows with all that nature gave him, the " Woz " felt the night air on his skin, the clinching grasp of victory - . - . trapped! Patron of the area, lover of fast cars, token zoom ' s, grape stomp- ing, and Iowa — he will always be remembered and cherished by the Tactical Department and 1-3. The " WOZ " forever! JEFFREY FRANK WRIGHT D-1 Connecticut Lieutenant Number 13 on the baseball diamond and number 1 in the hearts of his classmates, Jeff has managed to successfully battle the onslaught of free-body- diagrams with enough perseverance to break away in the afternoons and pitch the Army team to victory time and time again. With a good word on his lips and a smile across his face, Jeff is quick to note that " the Point " and its unconventional ways " never Ceased to amaze " him. Football 4: Baseball Fel- lowship of Christian Athletes 4.3. 2.1: Dialectic Society 4.3.2,1: Aco- lytes 4.3; Company Catholic Rep. 2.1. DAVID THOMAS YANCEY Massachusetts F-4 ALEXANDER JOHN YARMIE, JR. D-4 Lieutenant New Jersey Sergeant Yance thrilled Army Hockey fans for four years and the Dean for five. Unburdened by the quest for stars. Dave had time to pursue the important things in life. Just as the hockey fans could always depend on Dave, so could his friends. A special thanks goes out to Dot and Jim for their never-ending support. Hockey Track 1. After spending two years in the Lost Fifties as an I-Beamer, " AJ " came to the Delta House having never seen an O.C. AJ was never one for being at West Point when he could be elsewhere Who could forget the times he took the boys home to Jersey? Whatever he does, there is no doubt AJ will be successful in all his future endeavors. Goat-Engineer Football 2: White Water Canoeing 4.3: Volleyball 4: WKDT 4.3,2,1. 605 ANTHONY LYNN YELDELL D-3 Nevada Lieutenant Tony was adequately given the nickname " Yode " during his yearling year in C-1. He was very active and dedicated to Gospel Choir, Contemporary Af- fairs Seminar, the Hop Committee and Volleyball. As a true friend, he was the best. He will definitely make a fine officer. Hop Committee 4,3,2,1: Gospel Choir 3,2,1; Contemporary Af- fairs Seminar 4,3,2,1, Cadet Band 4,3, Volleyball Team 4,3; Human Relations Council 3,2,1; CPRC 2,1; ADDIC 2,1. GARY MICHAEL YERKS C-4 Virginia Lieutenant When one thinks of Gary, the one thought that comes to mind is easygoing. Few can say they have seen Gary without a smile, and his disposition is admired by all. Some of Gary ' s close friends also see him as a very determined person whose persistence at academics and on the soccer field has inspired us all. Soccer 4,3,2,1; Seminar 2. American Culture ROBERT WILLIAM ZACCARDI C-2 Virginia Captain From the day he showed up in olc Bag-4, we knew Zac was strac. In the rigors of West Point life he excelled: shiniest shoes in the Corps (save one pair), military knowledge second to none; Zac had his sights set high. Entering graduation year he ' s an Airborne Ranger in every way. Cadet Fine Arts Forum 3.2,1; Ger- man Club 1; Military Affairs Club 4,3.2.1. CURT SCOTT ZARGAN Virginia C-2 JOSEPH ANDREW ZATOR II B-4 Lieutenant Virginia Captain KEVIN JUDE ZENNER D-3 Minnesota Lieutenant Curt ' s liard work and innovative ideas were an in- tegral part of the company. He was a Tac ' s dream or nightmare. His " Kiss " immitations, pet skunk, CBT antics and after-taps exploits kept everyone on the edge of their seats. Curt ' s striking personality and determination will be an asset to him in the future. 150 Football Protestant Chapel Choir 4; Protestant Chapel Acolyte 3,2; Dialectic Society 4.3. " Shamokin Joe " entered this Rockbound Highland Home from the coal regions of Penn. After memoriz- ing the contents of " A-1 " sauce for two years, he checked out the other half of the Corps, via B-4. For the years to come, " Z-man " will be remembered for his concern for others and that resounding voice from the poop deck , , . " Attention to Orders . . . " Football 4: Catholic Choir. Aco lytes. and Lectors 3.2,1. French Club 4,3; Theater Support Group 3 Car Committee 2.1. Cadet Pub- he Relations Council 3.2.1; Fellow- ship of Christian Athletes 1; Sigma Delta Psi 2.1. Kevin appeared at the gate with a gleam in his eye (or was it merely the reflection of the Corvette to come?). He was quick to win the admiration and re- spect of his classmates as a natural athlete and a leader on any field. Kevin ' s sense of humor, born out of a sincere understanding of people, will al- ways be remembered. CPRC 3.2.1; Goat Engineer Foot- ball 2; Catholic Sunday School Teacher 4; Catholic Chapel Choir 4.3.2. KENNETH MARK ZOELLER CI New York Sergeant MICHAEL ANTHONY ZONFRELLI HI Massachusetts Lieutenant Ken is one of the few cadets who has benefited so- cially from his visit here. He came in as a model cadet and graduates as a model college student. He has proven the theory that studying and grades are inversely proportional, and typifies the time-proven theory that studying is also inversely related to per- sonality. This heralded theorist will always be an ex- ample for free-spirited cadets to follow. Mike, " Zeo " . can best be described as Mister Con- sistency. Whether on the Rugby pitch, in the field, or in the academic environment, Mike does consist- ently well. Winning the admiration of all who en- counter him for his cool, calm, precise demeanor, Zeo will find peace, happiness and success wherever he ventures-hopefully on the Cape Sponsored By USAA National Bankc Houston Member: FDIC — Association of Military Banks NA e ' re Ready To Help... . . . Whenever you need assistance with banking matters. More than 50 years of specialized service to Military families gives our people expertise you won ' t find in other hanks. 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Eugene Blackmon Parents Of Cadet John M. Blaine Jr. Mr. And Mrs. Arthur M. Blenski The Family Of Cadet Brian F. Bocklage m S SGT.(RET.) Mrs. Ernest F. Bowden The Parents Of Cadet Jerry L. Bowling Parents Of Cadets Greg Paul Bozek Mr. And Mrs. Jo hn W. Brown John Joan Bruno Mr. And Mrs. Duane E. Buck The Parents Of Cadet Paul A. Buckhout Mr. And Mrs. John Buhl Paul Leona Burton Parents Of Graduates CPT. Paul LTS. James Hal The Parents Of Cadet John F. Campbell Mr. Mrs. Daniel L. Cannady Mr. Mrs. William C. Capp, Sr. The Parents Of Cadet Edward P. Castle i Parents Of Cadet T.J. Chegash jf: Mr. And Mrs. Donald Chrans Mr. Mrs. E. B. Chura Parents Of Michael Gammel Clark Clark Family — Bud Marge Vicky Meg Mr. Mrs. Arthur Haskell Clark Parents Of Cadet Edward F. demons Parents of Cadet Michael F. Cochrane Mr. Mrs. Louis F. Cocker, Jr. The Family Of Cadet Tom Coleman Parents Of Cadet Francis A. Colletti The Parents of Cadet Thomas M. Cole l ]l?tH- Mr. Mrs. Harry A. Cooper Atta Boy Brian The Concannon Clan Mr. And Mrs. John J. Couture Major and Mrs. Joseph T. Cox The Parents Of Cadet Timothy L. Crane COL. And Mrs. Gerald W. Davis SJA Mr. Mrs. Dewey G. Davis, Parents of Richard A. Davis Parents Of Cadet Lawrence Deramus, Jr. The Parents Of Cadet Kevin L. Dibb Leila And Dominick Dilauria COL. Herbert M. Dixon Sr. Mr. And Mrs. Thomas J. Duffy Mr. And Mrs. Richard W. Ede Sr. Mr. And Mrs. John J. Enright Mr. and Mrs. David R. Evans The Parents Of Cadet Joseph C. Fahey LTC And Mrs. John R. Fain USAR Boze Pomahaj Yurko, L. And W. Fedun. Mrs. Thelma L. Fields Mr. And Mrs. Robert A. Fien The Family Of Cadet Jose MA. Figueres Barents Of Cadet Frank A. rinelli I tie Parents Of Cadet Bruce A Fink Mrs. William A. Fogg The Parents Of Cadet Essex Fowlks V. LTC And Mrs. Jonathan E. Frederick The Parents Of Cadet Rick Freed The Family Of Cadet Raymond Freeland Mr. Mrs. John W Freshwater Family Mr. Mrs. Sam Fuller COL Mrs. Thomas Fuller-Duane ' s Parents Thomas John Fuller-Duane ' s Brothers The Parents Of Cadet James M. Funk Mr. And Mrs. Norman Garcia And Mark The Parents of Cadet J. Paul Gardner Parents Of Cadet Patrick S. Garrett Mr. And Mrs. Robert P. Gearty COL. Mrs. Donald E. Gelke Mr. And Mrs. John F. Gibbons Frederick Heather Gillette The Parents Of Cadet Norm G. Girardin The Parents Of Cadet Keith A. Godwin Mr. And Mrs. Donald Graham Cadet Vernon E. Greene, Jr. 80 Melvin W. Griffin Mary H. Griffin The Grindrod Family For Cadet Jeffrey John The Parents Of Cadet Robert Groller Parents Of Cadet Jeff Gunzenhauser Mr. Jack R. Gunzenhauser, Sr. Mr. And Mrs. William J. Haese The Parents Of Cadet Robert F. Hahn II Parents Of Cadet Bret A. Harlow Mr. Mrs. R.L. Hartman Family The Parents Of Cadet Randy M. Hearn COL. And Mrs. M. J. Herbert The Parents Of Cadet Tracy M. Herbert The Parents Of Cadet James R. Hester Proud Parents Of Cadet M. Hildenbrand Mr. Mrs. Francis A. Hinchion The Parents Of Cadet Todd Hockenbury The Parents Of Richard H. Hoff B4 Martha Whitt Hoover The William G Hoover ' s Paris TN The Parents Of Cadet Michael R. Horn The Parents Of CDT. B. Douglas Houck Mr. And Mrs. George Hrutkay COL. Mrs. Bernard C. Hughes The Parents of Cadet Frank R. Hull Parents Of Cadet Harvey M. ■ Humphrey The Parents Of Cadet Brian H. Hunt SFC(RET) Don W.L. Kay Huskey Ideological Defense Center, New York Mr. And Mrs. Armando Interiano COL (RET) Mrs. Irwin M. Jacobs Parents Of Cadet Timothy A. Jacobson The Parents Of Cadet Dan A. Johnson Samuel Jones Jr. Mr. And Mrs. Joseph G. Kale Mr. Mrs. Gerald M. Kaminski Mr. Mrs. Joseph M. Kaminski James Kardos Fran, Joseph, And Mary Kardos Ann Elizabeth Kardos Thomas Joseph Kardos DR. Mrs. Jos. Kardos Parents of John ' 79 The Parents Of Cadet James J. Kardas To Pat BG Mrs. Joseph H. Kastner Mr. And Mrs. Thomas J. Kavanaugh Sally Keefe Mr. And Mrs. James J. Kelly Mr. And Mrs. William S. Kerr The Parents Of Cadet Rein E. Kiewel Mr. And Mrs. Robert G. Kinzlcr The Parents Of Cadet Gary Klaben Mr. And Mrs. Karl K. Klett LTC (RET) Mrs. PC. Kostoff Mr. And Mrs. Paul Kotchman John A. Krobock LTC (RET) Mrs. R.E. Lee Jr Family Top Of The Line ' 79 The Legasse Family Mr. Mrs. Earl Richard Loew Mr. Mrs. James H. Lopakka CPT Judith A. Lorkowski Family Of Cadet William R. Lough Mr. And Mrs. Charles M. Lyon, Jr. Mr. Mrs. Edward E. MacGibbon Mr. And Mrs. Hugh Maclnnes The Parents Of Cadet Steve Mahoney Mr. And Mrs. J. Robert Maney Mr. And Mrs. Peter R. Marin |iN| The Family Of Cadet J.J. Marmora Parents Of Cadet Stephen K. Martin Parents Of Cadet William R.J. Martin The Marucci ' s-Vincent, Josetta Mike Good Luck S. McFarren-Mr. Mrs. Massaro The Parents Of Cadet Timothy Mathis The Parents Of Patrick McCartyy m Mr. Mrs. Donald C. McGraw ' " Mr. And Mrs. V. G. McGlaughlin, Sr. Mr. And Mrs. Joseph B. McMullin Mr. And Mrs. John J. Medenis Mr. And Mrs. Wilbert J. Merriken LT. COL. And Mrs. Samuel J. Merrill Ret. SMS Albert H Minnon USAF And Family The Parents Of Jeffrey L. Misner George T. And Dora Mizusawa, Parents The Modica Family I V Mr. And Mrs. John Molinari Mr. And Mrs. Joseph Mos The Parents Of Cadet Brent V. Nelson Parents Of Cadet Albert A. Nelwan The Family Of Cadet Kevin P. Nestor The Family Of Cadet Joseph W. Neubert The Parents Of Cadet Joe P. Nizolak Mr. And Mrs. Ben D. Nolan, Jr. The Family Of Cadet Kurt E Nygaard Parents Of Cadet Robert J. Ochman Mrs. Gordon Ohstrom Mr. Mrs. Masayoshi Omura LT COL And Mrs. John A. Owens, Jr. Mr. John Leonard Parker, Sr. Mr. And Mrs. Sheldon E. Patton LT COL And Mrs. Alexander D. Perwich Mr. Mrs. Richard H Phillips Family Mr. And Mrs. Ed Pierson Mr. Mrs. Edward Pipik And Sons Mr. And Mrs. Howard Place And Family Mr. Mrs. Bert J. Politoski Mr. And Mrs. Doyle George Pope Family Of Cadet Stephen Sugg Powell The Family Of Alan Lowell Price The Parents Of Cadet Chris W Radlicz MAJ (RET) Mrs. Glenn E. Reed Congratulations, Rees Mom Dad Maj Mrs. William A. Richards The Family Of Cadet Chris Riley Mr. And Mrs. Edward M. Roberts Parents Of Cadet James S Roberts, Jr. Parents Of Cadet James P Rodgers, Jr. LTC Mrs. William C. Roege Good Luck Rout Mom Dad Bros Sue Pam The Parents Of Cadet James R. Rowan .. x.. garct And Rachel Ruman Mr:«. Anthony S. Ruocco lr. And Mrs. Dean E. Sandbrook John, Doliy And Vince Sander (Miami) The Parents Of Cadet Gary G. Sauer Parents Of Cadet Shep Sawyer Mr. And Mrs. Frank W. Schiebcr The Parents Of Cadet Eric Schlossberg AH(VI,Y fW Family Of Cadet Frederick Schulze Jr. The Parents Of Cadet Todd T. Semonite Parents Of Kenneth D Nelson Shive Mr. And Mrs. Thomas E. Sims COL. And Mrs. John P. Sink Family Of Douglas F. Slater COL Mrs. Chester R Smith (Ret) Mr. And Mrs. Henry E. Smoak The Parents Of Cadet Dan R. Snyder COL(RET) And Mrs Montgomery T. Speir Mr. And Mrs. Thomas M. Spellissy The Parents Of Cadet Allan R Starkie Mr. Frank R. Staten Family Of John M Stawasz Luck To All The Parents Of Cadet Steven R Strong Mr. And Mrs. Lawrence E. Stonerock Well Done COL Mrs. Charles B Stratton The Parents Of Cadet Dan Szarenski Mr Mrs Leonard Tabin The Parents Of Cadet Clarence E Taylor Mr. And Mrs. Lynn J. Taylor, Jr. The Parents Of Cadet Paul Taylor, III Susan Beverly Thomas John And Emelie Thomas Parents Of Cadet Jeffery J. Thompson The Parents Of CDT James T. " Treharne REV. And Mrs. Kenneth H. Ubbelohde DR And Mrs Robert Underberg And Jill Continued Success The Vanderhyes The Parents Of Cadet David Van Cleve Parents Of Cadet James E Vaughn Cadet Toney L Ash Ms Gloria Venable Parents Of Cadet Mark M Waclawski Mr. Mrs. John B. Wade Mr. And Mrs. Alexander S. Waldman George Madge S. Watai LTC W.C. Weaver, Jr. LTC And Mrs. W. C. Weaver Jr. Mr. And Mrs. Paul D. Wells BG And Mrs. Richard M. Wells Mr. Mrs. Robert W Wentzel Family ■ " I Mr. And Mrs. R. O. White Jr. Mrs. Lynnette R. Whiteman The Parents Of Cadet James A. Whitt Mr. And Mrs. James P. Whyte Mr. And Mrs. Charles V. Williams Parents Of Cadet Cleveland Williams Jr. The J. Terry Williams Family f it% The Parents Of Cadet Daniel M. Wilson MAJ. And Mrs. James M. Wilson Walter And Ottalee Wininger Sr Mr. And Mrs. Elvin Witzerman f CPT And Mrs. Raymond Womack The Family Of Cadet Mario F Wozniak The Parents Of Cadet Jeffrey Wright Mr. And Mrs, James S. Yancey The Parents Of Cadet Anthony Yeldell Mr. And Mrs. Joseph A. Zator Mr Mrs Anthony D Zonfrelli Family Class Ring Lapel Button or Tie Tac " A " Pin CLASS OF 1979 OFFICIAL JEWELERS Your class crest — designed during your first year at West Point for your class alone — now emblazoned in precious gold for all time — on your class ring, lapel button, or tie tac — and to share witti her — a beautiful miniature ring or " A " pin. 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