Virginia Military Institute - Bomb Yearbook (Lexington, VA)

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iKJu MAY jdE WHATE ' LR YOU r t-e nr-ytsc RESOLVE TO BE " STONEWALL " JACKSON h ' JTSTE MIUTdRY. fNCIKiERINC f NC ARTS COLLtOE. HOUNDED " ■ 839., " 40UAT- ' OF l ' HAVe VflKEfJ A ' .MINENT e RT ir EVER WAR SINCg MFXICAK WAR. S.OOC OF THEM SERVINC IK THE WORLD WAR THE | ' H " ' ETS KOUiJHT JS A OOKHS • ' NEW = t(ET IN 163ft iMONf! THE MEMBERS . THE FACUIT- ' «ERE «T0N:WSLL ' KSON AND rS ' E NOTED SCIENTISTS. ■UTHEVv F. ! ' ' " 9Y 2 " - " JOHN M HOOKE. piiei ' W " The WH BOMB n ANNUAL PUBLICATION O THE CORPS OF CADETS OF JAMKS (). (;iBS()X, Editor P. A. T. HII5H, Manugcr m I yij A iiji y ►A VIRGINIA MILITARY INSTITUTE V, iL± %-M -::. ; ia «?m .y» " ■V « General and Mrs. Milton DEDICATION With graduation of the Class of 1960, ?tIajor General William II. : lilton, Jr., will round out eight years of service as Superintendent of the Virginia Military Institute. These years under General Milton ' s leadership have been significant ones in VMFs history — years that have produced progress anfl refinements in every area of the Institute ' s ojjeration. But while h is energies have Ijeen dedicated toward the realization of an ever-greater and stronger VMI, General Milton has kept a sensitive finger on the pulse of the Corps. Behind the formidable stars, cadets have found a man sincerely- interested and willing to aid in their personal problems, a man of wise counsel and competent advice. He has been a superintendent of oftentimes astounding knowledge of hundreds of cadets as individuals, genuinely interested in all their activities and proud of their achievements. It is, then, to General Milton, as a token of the esteem which we hold for liim as an officer and friend, that we the Staff respectfully dedicate this 1 !)(!(» volume of I lie V: II Bomu. -MAJOR GENERAL WILLIAM H. MILTON, JR. oreword T, HE yearbook that is big enough to present a true and complete picture of the Virginia Mihtari, ' Institute will probably never be printed. It would be impossible to convey in one publication the complete story of a Brother liat Class. In producing this 76th edition of the Bomb it is our purpose to present the Institute as we have experienced it, to give a photographic account of the physical things that have surrounded us, anil to attem])t to convey something of that wonderful intangible, the VMI Spirit — all in the hope that in future years (his Biimh will recall nieinories of the Class of 1960 and of the men who as alumni will be adding to M s greatness. ■i » ' - aag!. ■ ••»»■■■■ • - ' ■,:;; " Energy, Efficienci), lu ' llahHiti hare been characteristics of its graduates in every pur- suit of life, practical and professional, in peace and in war! " " VIRG1XIAt4%; ' i tiite iiistilutii)n, ncillicr sec- tional noi ' yiciioiiiinational. M]LrrAH ' — indical iriii ' its characli ' ris( ic iVaturc. INS ' I ' ITUTE — as si)niotbinj ' tlitft-ront from filher cdllege or university. l " lu ' liiree eieinciils llnis indicatcil are the basis ' a triangular [)vrainiil, of which Ihe sides will preserve llicir nuihial nlatiiin to what- ever heiaht the structure mav rise. " II n D P II 11 ii II pi 1 III II !i II tt ■ ffi II n i » H " nun Ii III " I» peace a glnrioii.t aa.set. In irar a toirer tif Ktretiglli. " GENERAL OF THE ARMY GEORGE CATLETT MARSHALL 1880-1959 ■ ' I .. mm General -Marshall as ( liief of Staff BIOGRAPHICAL RESUME Born at Uniontowii, Pennsylvania, on December 31, 1880. Graduated from Virginia Military Institute, Class of 19(11. Commissioned, Second Lieutenant, February, 190 ' 2. Honor Graduate, U. S. Infantry-Cavalrv School, 1907; . rniv Staff College, 1908. Promoted to Colonel (temporary) in . ugust, 1918, while with . merican Expeditionary Forces. Served as Chief of Staff, Eighth Armv Corps, and as . ide-de-Canip to General John J. Pershing, 1919- ' 24. . ssistant Commandant, Infantry School, Fort Benning, 19 27-3 ' 2. Promotion to Brigadier General, October 1, 1936. Chief of Staff ' , with rank of General, September 1, 1939. Promoted, General of the . rmy. December 16, 1944. Served as Chief of Start ' until November, 1945. pet al Representative of the President to Cliina with perso atik of . mf assador, November, 194.5, to -January ' , 1947. Secretary of State, -January -21, 1!)47, to -January 21, 1949. PrcsideTit of the American National Red Cross, 1949-50. Secretary of Defense, September 1 ' 2, 1950, to September 1 ' 2, 1951. Awarded Nobel Peace Prize for 1953. With the (loath of Genei-al Marshall on October 16, l!)o9, the Virginia Military In.stitute the services of its most distinguished graduate. There is no doubt as to the position his name will occupy throughout the free world for a long time to come. Marshall Daj- exercises on May 15, 1951 EXCERPTS FROM TRIBUTES TO GENERAL MARSHALL " He fk ' voted his ciitii-c life lo selfless service to his nation. " President Eisenhower (Before he died) " The greatest livine Ameriean. Harry S. Truman " General of the Army George Catlett Marshall ranks among the finest public servants this Nation has ever known. " JVasIiington Post " No man in our time outside the White House it- self wielded more influence or served his coimtry with greater distinction than George Catlett Marshall. " The Lynchhurg Daily Advance " He was a great man in every way; The American of our time. " A ' e» ' Orleans Times-Picayune " He was the one man, more than anybody else, who organized the manpower of the United States for war. " Field Marshall Montgomery " Twice in our time the new world has come to the rescue of the old, and each time the instrument of rescue was General George Catlett larshall. " Londou Daily Mail " One of the greatest Americans our country has ever produced. " General Omar Bradley " The nation ' s .sorrow at the death of George C. Marshall is eased only by its pride in having pro- duced so splendid a man and its gratitude in having been served so well by him. " Baltimore Sun Pliotos from top to liottom: Marsliall as First Captain, Class of 1901; Witli General George Patton, ort ' North Africa, 1943; Cairo Conference, 1943; Southwest Pacific, 1943; Marshall Day at the Institute, 1951. CONTENTS si ' c •THE INSTITUTE •THE CORPS •THE CLASSES •THE ACTIVITIES •THE ATHLETICS " The healthful and pleasant abode of a crowd of honorable i ouths pressing up the hill of science with noble etnulation. " Sf THE INSTITUTE I Major General AYillia.m H. Miltox. Jr. Stiperinfendetit His Excellency J. Lindsay Almond, Jk. Gorernor Commnnireallh of Virijiina w THE BOARD OF VISITORS Seated, Left to Right: Scott Shipp Huger: Maj. Gen. William M. Stokes, Jr.; Harry A. OoButts, President of the Board; Waj. Gen. A ' illiam H. Milton, Jr., Superintendent; Giles H. Miller, Jr. Standing: Col. J. Harry Ebeling, Secretary; Elmon T. Gray, Col. Mills F. Xeal, Edmund Pendleton, Edward H. Ould, J. Stel l ins Lawson. Robert A. West, Sture G. Olsson, Maj. Gen. Sheppard Crump. in I r!s Ti-( ; . ADMINISTRATI ol Bhig. General Lloyd J. Davidson Dean of the Faculty Colonel J. Carter Hanes Colonel Authcr M. Lipscomb, Jr. Colonel Flournoy H. Barksdale Business Executive Officer Director of Adntissions Executive Officer AND STAFF Lt. Col. E. W. Boswouth Post Surgeon Robert W. Jeffhey Public Re atioiix Director Lt. Col. R. Marlowe H.arper Treasurer Major Wilum E. Gkaybeal Purchasing Officer Lt. General Charles E. Kilboirxe Lajor General Rhuaud .J. Iarsiiall Superinteuffcftf Ernrritus Former Superintendent Ki DE TMENT OF BIOLOGY 1 Ti HE ]3re-intHlical eurriculuiu offers the cadet a diversified, well-rounded education which leads to a bachelor of arts degree. Tlu ' curriculum is aimed at jjroviding the student with the best possible preparation for medical school as well as the fields of teaching, public health and industry. Fully meeting the standards prescribed by the Association of American ledical Colleges and the American Medical Association the success of this department can easily be .seen in the records of its graduates. The staff is highly qualified in many fields and places emphasis on individual instruction wherever possible. Their interest in the .student is surpassed by none. (. , , Dvpurtiiicnl uf liiuluyy Seated: Ma]. S.-)ylor, Col. Carroll, Ma]. Hundley Standing: Dr. Ridley, : Inj. Reeves, Mr. Arnold SCIENCE HALL The Science Hall, which was formerly the Administration Building, now serves the Biology Department. Its three floors contain modern laboratories, classrooms and lecture rooms in addition to a lilirary and several offices. The building, located next to the old hospital which houses various archeology ex- hibits, contains a vast array of biological items collected over the vears. T, HE curriculum in chemistry, approved by tlic American Chemical Society, is designed to prejjare students for graduate work as well as to enable them to fill positions in industry and production after graduation. A graduate in this department is well jjrepared to enter the fields of development, research, sales and personnel. Although the primary field of interest is chemistry, the student finds that mathematics, physics, social studies and the languages comprise a large part of his curriculum. The study of chemistry presents a real challenge to any student. Colonel German Head, Department of Chemistry Seated: Cot Smart. Col. Ritclu-y. Cot German. I.t. Cot Wise Standing: Mr, Pike. Mr. Miller, l.t. O ' Neill. I.t. Talley. Mr. Borders. Lt. Traylor. Lt. Col. Picknil. Lt. Walter MAURY-BROOKE HALL laury-Brooke Ilall, which houses the Chemistry Department, was built in 1909 and named after two distinguished members of the VMI faculty. The first floor contains a large lecture room, offices, supply rooms and a general chemistry lab. The second floor contains the organic and quantitative labs, while the third floor provides a second organic lab and the physical chemistry lab. A new addition to the building, completed this year, pro- vides a large lecture room. DEPARTMENT OF CIVIL ENGINEERING 1 T. HE civil eiigiiu ' crins ' (•urriciikim, approved by the Engineer ' s Council for Professional Development, provides the student a background in the liasic sciences, applied engineering subjects, and a number of well distributed cultural subjects. Included in his preparation are courses in electrical, mechanical, structural, sanitary and design engineering. There is no specialization in the curriculum and thus the graduate is well prepared to move into any field he may choose. With the distinction of being the oldest of the engineering professions, VMFs department is also the newest in that it is equipped with the most modern laboratories for student use. Just this year a new annex of Nichols Engineering Hall was completed, providing additional facilities to sui ijlement alreadv in use. Colonel Mohgan Head, Department of Civil Ent ineerint „ Maj. Crim, Col. Mann, Lt. Col. Dobyiis Staiiding: Capt. Stevenson, Maj. Harti.s, Jjid I.t. Kornegay, Col. Morgan, 3nd Lt. Blakeniore, ( ' apt. Knapp, Mr. Clark, 1st Lt. Fisher Not Pictured: Lt. Col. Mrl ononf, ' li, M.ij. (iilk-spie NICHOLS ENGINEERING HALL This building, which houses tiie ilei)artuients of civil, electrical and mechanical engineering, was built in 1931. The rooms are e(|uipped with modern lighting systems, and the new annex completed this year provides three floors of well ecjuipped labs and drafting rooms. The building contains electrical, mechanical, and hydraulic labs as well as a new soil testing lab, A technical librar ' is maintained also. r DEPARTMENT OF ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING 1 _ ' nLONEL -Jamison Head. Department of FJertrirat Knijincering XL LE( ' TJ{K ' AL engineering ' , in the past decade, has become a vast and intricately developed field requiring rigorous and specialized training. Recognizing the need for a basic foundation in the fundamental engineering principles, the V II electrical engineer is given a diversified curriculum to encompass a broad knowledge of the electrical field which enables the graduate to choose from a wide range of specialized engineering and related fields. Although considerable stress is placed on technical courses, a liberal background is embodied within the curriculum in order better to prepare the graduate for the complexities of the modern business world. Considering the demands of industry, the Department strives to produce the well rounded graduate who can (Hiickly be as- similated into a wide range of fielils. Seated: Col. Jamison, Lt. Col. Nichols Standing: Mr. Kwei, ' 2nd Lt. Kessler, Air. Tu cker PRESTON LIBRARY Dedicated in 1939, the building is named in honor of Colonel John T. L. Preston, who advocated the establishment of the Institute. The library, which serves cadets of all majors, contains over 100,000 volumes in addition to the museum on the first floor which is a living record of the many accomplishments of our alumni. DEPARTMENT OF ENGLISH Ti HE English DeiJartinent at VMI lias carefully laitl out a four-year course of study in which the student is able to familiarize himself with the greatest literature of all time from the formation of folk myth and basic Yestern philosophy to the erudite poetry of T. S. Kliot and the " stream of consciousness " novels of James Joyce. The effect of this is to produce a more aware and thoughtful individual who is ])repareil to enter almost any field. In this day of specialization, such a course is .somewhat of an anachronism it produces well rounded men along classical educational lines instead of a one-sided personality. It is for this reason that the graduates have had such an outstanding record in the best graduate schools in the country. COLOXEL DlLLAKD Head, Department of Eiujlish Seated: Maj. Byers, Col. Tutwiler, Col. Dillanl. 1,1. C.l. Rolli, Lt. Col. Relig Siandinij: Mr. Truesdale, Maj. Turner, Maj. IN-iice, .Maj. Gentry, Mr. Ratclit Mr. Williams, .Mr. Calhoun, Capt. Pcarce % % fi JACKSON STATUE Sir ; Ioses Ezekiel was the sculptor of the statue of General " Stonewall " Jackson which faces the jiaraile " round. It bears the inscription. " The Mrginia Military Institute Will He Heard From Today, " which was said by Jackson on May i, 186;5. at Chancellorsville. Jackson taught at the Institute twelve years. DEPARTMENT OF HISTORY AND ECONOMICS H iJ E can (Jisijutc the role of history as a record of the ])ast anil as an indicator of the fntnre. A background in liistory prepares students for careers in many fiehls — graduate work, law, economics, jo u-nalism, business, foreign service, the armed forces, and many others. It is the aim of the IIistor ' Department to prepare the student for the career of his choice by means of a well balanced curriculum and a coordinated course of study. While the ])ractical i)urpose of the department is to |)repare the student for a career upon graduation, it has the further aim of teaching students to e. ' ]3ress their ideas in a concise manner and to develop the mind through logical and rati onal thought processes. Colonel Fuller Head, Department of History Seated: U. Col. Morris.m, C.jl. Fuller, Col. Bn.olie Standing: Maj. Wilson, : Iaj. Barrett, Mr. Wright, Lt. Col. I rumin, Mr. Thomp.soii, Ma.j. Hunter, Maj. Gilliam SCOTT SHIPP HALL This building honors General Scott Shipp, second Superin- tendent, and was built in 1918. The annex was completed in 1958 providing rooms for various cadet activities as well as the liberal arts, mathematics, and geology departments. The cadet Chapel and the new recreation rooms are located in the annex. c ' ADETS majoring in the liberal arts at V II are offered Spanish, French, German, and elementary Russian by the language department as a means of furthering both their knowledge and appreciation of these subjects. After basic grammar and vocabulary have been thoroughly mastered in their particular language, the cadets, as time pro- gresses, learn how to appreciate more fully their language through reading and conversation with each other; of utmost importance is the emphasis placed on the ability to speak fluently the language since this will be a prime prerequisite in possible future work both from a practical standpoint and in the field of international relations. COLOXEL MiLLNER Head, Department of Languages Seated: Col Blaiii, Col. [illner. Cot Lancaster Standing: Mr. Fyfe, ilr. Carr, llaj. Piercy, Mr. Heitz JACKSON MEMORIAL HALL Dedicated to the memory of " Stonewall " Jackson, this build- ing, erected in 1915, serves as an auditorium with a seating capacity of about thirteen hundred. The famous painting de- picting the charge of llie ( ' or])s of Cadets at New Market is located here in addition to ])ortraits of distinguished men who have been connected with the Institute. DEPARTMENT OF MATHEMATICS T. HE Mathematics Department has developed greatly in the last few years. Two degrees are now offered leading to a Bachelor of Arts or a Bachelor of Science in lathematics; these degrees will be awarded for the first time this year. The courses offer thorough background for graduate work, a career in mathematics or most any engineering field. Every cadet spends at least one year in this department whether it be studying the Fundamentals of Math or Advanced Calculus in which he gains greater respect for his training in logical think- ing and ability to collect data. COLOXEL ByHNE Head, Department of Mathematics Seated: Col. Byrne Slanilinii: Maf. : rartiii, -211,1 I,t . Gnalli.-a.l, Mr. E.l-ar, Mr. Parri-li. ( ' ,,1. Punlir, t.t. ( .1. ( ' Ink, Col Kik.x, Mr. Leung, Col. Ax ' VIW -111 CROZET HALL Better known as the " mess hall, " this building is named in honor of Colonel Claude Crozet, the first president of the Board of Visitors. The kitchen is so designed as to have all facilities, such as bakery, refrigerated storage rooms, pantries and dish- washing rooms, arranged around the central kitchen. The build- ing was completed in .January, 19. ' 55. DEPARTMENT OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERING 1 W, IllLE the Mechanical Engineering Department does not oti ' er a degree, its function is extremely important as it pertains to the departments of Physics, Civil Engineering, Chemistry, Mathematics and Electrical Engineering. Physicists are taught Thermodynamics while the others have mechanics and drawing classes in addition to Tliermodynamics. The courses taught in this department are fundamental in their sco])e, absolutely vital to an understanding of the more s])ecialized subjects which come later. Thus, the department is by nature one presenting service courses, individual, and at the same time, related to other de|)artments. LiEiTESAN ' T Colonel Taylor Head, Depitrtment of Mechanical Engineeriiii Seated: Lt. Col. Taylor, Cnpt. Britti; Sfanduiij: ind Lt. Trarald, Mr. WILLIAM H. COCKE ( ' 94) HALL This building is better know as the gymnasium. Its five floors serve as ofiices for the physical and athletic directors, coaches ' quarters, training rooms, visiting teams ' rooms and the indoor rifle range. The main hall is used mostly for dances and intra- mural athletic contests and serves often for various exhibits. DEPARTMENT OF PHYSICS I M. ALLOJiY HALL, established in 19,5 ' 2, is both modern and well-equipped. The staff is highly competent in all fields of jjliysical endeavor. The caliber of instruction is constantly being improved by the fact that each year sees members of the staff taking more graduate work. Physics, the cornerstone of all engineering, is essential to the preservation of our modern society. The favorable student-instructor ratio exemplifies the high ((uality of instruction. This combination of facilities and in- structors provides the student with the opportunity for ex- ceptionally fine undergraduate work in physics. Colonel Heflln Head, Department of Physics Seated: Col. Foster, Col. Ileflin, Col. Weaver Standing: iiid Lt. Oreatliead, ' 2nd Lt. Hughes, Col. Nenniaii, Mr. Goodsoii, Capt. .Tones, Lt. Col. Carpenter, ' 2nd U. McWa MALLORY HALL This large and completely equipped building is the most modern structure on the post. Completed in 195 2. it houses the Physics Department with several large lecture halls and many spacious classrooms. Individual workrooms are provided for first class physics majors in addition to machine shops and storage rooms. r ' M { ' M S " " " " • LiErTP NAXT Colonel Edwin V. King ProfesHor of Air Science T, .IIF Air Force Reserve Officer Training Cor])s is a vital ( ' lenient in the nation ' s atomic age. Through this program, the most select men are graduated into the most strategic posi- tions of air offense and defense. At " MI, the fourth classman selects Air Force ROTC because he has a desire to fly. He is soon, however, made aware that the unique position of the Air Force in world affairs requires a great number of competent men in non-flying positions. Research, development, weather, opera- tions, and administration are but a few of the highly important ])ositions open to the career man in the Air Force. At VMI, the Department of the Air Force has begun the Flight Indoctrination Program for all first classmen who are Cfualified to fly. This program follows a four week tour of duty at summer caniij where all Air P )rce ROTC cadets of the second class are instructed in operations. The mission of the Department of Air Science at VMI, there- fore, is to instill within its AFROTC cadets an overall conception of air power and pur|) with as much practical application as possible. AIR FORCE Seated: Lt. Col. King Standing: S Sgt. Howard, Sgt. Ki-llogg, T ' Sgt. Tatman, : Iaj. Horton, : rai. Bilveii, X ' W Cliildicss, fapt. Pearson, Capt. Guzman, Ar Sgt. Reed XVECOGXIZED by the Depart iiiriit of the Army as a leader among military eolleges, the Mrginia Afilitary Institute offers a vinique and varied military program to its students. Learning basic fundamentals of the military dtu ' ing their first year, cadets elect their particular branch of the Armed Forces at the end of their second year. Armor, Artillery, or Infantry being offered. During the third and fourth years, the cadets enter an intensive study of the science and tactics of their particular branch and attend a summer camp of six weeks diuation at the end of their third year. At summer camp, they put into practice the vital information learned in the VJNII Military Science Department. The constant high standing of cadets at camp demonstrates the excellence of their instruction at the Institute. Recognition of over-all excellence in the military is given those cadets who meet the requirements by designating them Dis- tinguished JNIilitary Students. Cadets owning this honor are offered Regular Army commissions. All cadets, however, receive Reserve commissions upon graduation. In keeping with modern military concepts, the Military Science Department is constantly striving to make realism, in both classroom and field, a steady factor. Proof of this high standard of instruction may be seen in the records that ' MI Regular or Reserve officers have maintained through the years. Cdlonel Glover S. .Johns, .Jh. offx.ior of Military Science and Taitii ARMY Seated: Col. .lolins , , , Standing: M Sgt. Facemire, Capt. Berlve, Capt. Lewane, M Sgt. Kirldand, JM Sgt. Collins, I.t. Col. : ranzolillo, M Sgt. Smith, bFC Mason, Maj Cochran, SFC Shepherd, M Sgt. Carneal, SFC Telle, M Sgt. McClintock, Capt. Kt-lsey. Capt. Barnes, Capt. Johnston Bi " .1 yratifying spectacle, an Jionor to our country and our state. " mmmm % % Colonel Glover S. Johns Commandant of Cadets TACTICAL STAFF Major Samuel S. Gillespie Deputy Commandant of Cadets Captain Stacy C ' . Harris Asgistant Commandant of Cadets -■ " " " - " ' ' ' ' ' ' " ' ' ' ' ' ' ' ■ " ' " r t . ' f }4■ CAPT.BERKE R E G I M E N T A L C M M A N D E R JAMES H. TUMLINSON R. L. Sauder, S-3 J. J. Coughlin, S-1 J. H. Jarrett, S-1 REGIMENTAL STAFF APPOINTMENTS IN REGIMENT OF CADETS 1. All appointments of officers and non-commissioned officers in the Regiment of Cadets heretofore in effect are revoked. 2. The following appointments in the Regiment of Cadets, effective Tuesday, June 1959, and with relative rank and assignment as shown, are announced: TO BE C. DET CAPTAINS 1 Tumlinson, J. H., Regimental Commander 8 Smith, J. A., Commander, Company A 2 Horgan, J. A., Jr., Commander, First Battalion 9 Saudcr, R. L., Regimental Plans and Training Officer (S-3) 3 Benner, C. A., Jr., Commander, Second Battalion 10 Royster, D. T., Jr., Commander, Company B i Shirley, H. G., Commander, Regimental Band 11 Coughlin, J. J.. Regimental Adjutant (S-1) 5 Jarrett, J. H., Regimental Supply Officer (S-!,) 12 Cressall, W. F., Commander. Company E 6 Parks, J. R., Commander, Company C 13 Messner, D. O., Commander, Company D 7 Maddox, D. M., Commander. Company F TO BE CADET FIRST LIFXTEXANTS 1 Spivey, D. P., S-3, First Battalion 8 Goodwillie, J. G., Company E 2 Seeley, J. W., Company F 9 Simpson, W. C, S-Ji, First Battalion 3 Robertson, E. H., Jr., S-1, First Battalion 10 Thompson, T. F., S-1, Second Battalion i Barr, J. H., S-i, Second Battalion 11 Mallory, C. A., Company C 5 Giles, W. O., Comjiany B 12 Graves, L. R., S-3, Second Battalion 6 Stewart, J. T., Company D 13 Whitescarver, J. P., Regimental Band 7 Miller, G. P., Company A 1 Ennis, W. C, C 2 Ax, G. R., D 3 Zimmerman, C. H., E i Shiner, P. T., A 5 Driver, W. M., B 6 King, W. R., Band 7 Quinn, R. G., F TO BE CADET SECOND LIEUTENANTS 8 MurriU, F. H., A 1.5 Martin, J. L., A • ruzza, T. J., D 16 Vaughan, H. E., D 17 (iuggenheimer, M., B 111 liis ftt, D. G., B 11 IliMiMrd, J. R., E 12 Brown, S. M., C 13 Olsen, J. C, Band U Hamric, J. P., F 18 Moss, H. T., E 19 Puckett, L. J., C 20 Walker, A. E., Band 21 Powell, J. B., F 22 Smith, D. E., A 23 Murphy, R. C, D 24 LeBlang, W. A., B 2,5 Smith, T. H., E 26 Callahan, B. O., C 27 Dabney, W. IL, F TO BE REGIMENTAL SERGEANT M.UOR Butler, R. C. TO BE B TTALION SERGEANT M.AIORS 1. Haslam, J. B., First Batialion 2 McDannald, E. R., Second Battalion 1 Badgett, L. D., A 2 Myers, J. M., C TO BE C. DET FIRST SERGEANTS 3 Keech, W. IL, D .5 Milkr, J. D., B i Weller, D. M., E 6 Woodfin, J. II., F TO BE REGIMENTAL OPERATIONS SERGEANT Bailey, R. C. TO BE REGIMENTAL SUPPLY SERGEANT Popp, D. M. TO BE BATTALION OPER. TIONS SERGEANTS 1 Weede, R. D., Second Battalion 2 Copeland, R. L., First Battalion TO BE ri;gimental color serge.vnts 1 Stokes, W. O 2 Nicholas, D. 3 Myall, P. B. Spencer, R. V., Hand 1 Respess, W. L., A 2 Grazulis, L. A., D 1 Walz, C, A 2 Taylor, A. B., D 3 Kasel, L. F., B 4 Harbach, D. V., C 5 Berger, J. R., Band 6 Modine, K. A., F 7 Avlor, G. R., A 8 LeFon, C. A., D 9 Needham, J. S., B 10 Wells. I. B., E 11 Fridley, H. L., C 12 Bissell, N. M., Ban 13 Butler, J. W., F 14 Callander, R. D., A 15 Ayers, F. IL, I 1 Hart, F. C, A 2 Robertson, J. I., C 3 Williams, M. C, F 4 Bamforth, C. A., D 5 Loyd, W. H., E 6 Carlsen, E., B 7 Bueschen, . . J., Bam 8 :SIurphree, T. W.. F 9 Porter, M. B., B 10 Merrcv, F. I).. C 11 Reed. L. W., E 12 II(,ert T, W. L.. A 13 Bradburv, R. S., Ban 14 Shoemake, R. A., D 15 Kohout, W. R., A 16 Thomas, J. D., D 17 Anthony, J. D., B 18 Yearout, R. D., E 19 Glenn, J. R., C 20 Rowell, J. 0., Band TO BE CADET SUPPLY SERGEANTS 3 Wilkinson, D. M., B 5 Christie, L. G., C 6 Whitehouse, R. W. Hoskins, W. D. E TO BE C. DE Stephenson, F. T., B Thomas, D. JL, E Shaw, A. C, C Steadman, J. B., Band Zick, K. F., F Hudgins, II. B., A Calkins, D. O., D Rutledge, W. T., B Doleman, E. C, E Hartford, J. L., C LaGarde, R. N., Band McDonald, J. R., F Martin, L. D., A Manly, C. L., D Templeton, K. S., B T SERGEANTS 31 Ballard, D. E., E 32 Fout, W. S., C 33 Hala, W. W., Band 34 Duncan, R. E., F 35 Fox, E. F., A 36 Stone, R. B., D 37 Roberts, L. P., B 3S McCorniick, A. L.. I 39 BarK, J. ., C 40 Snttnii, II. , Band 41 Bryant. W. M.. F 42 Crow, S. J.. A 43 Wiggins. .L D., I) 44 Mahonev, J. P., B 45 Williams, L. E., E TO BE C.VDET Collins, G. J., F ; Rawlings, W. B., A ■ Wood, J. D., I) . Prall, J. D., B Lambert, R. W., E : Pedersen, C. E., C Morris, J. F., Band Miller, R. A., F Evans, R. R., A Peay, J. H. B., D Goodyear, J. R., B Lewis, W. A., E Henriksen, T. IL, C Crowder, C. C, Band Hannier, R. M., F Roberts, J. F., A Johnson, .1. D., D Ridgelv, G. C, B Respess, W. H., E Smilev, N. D., C CORPORALS 41 Pacine, IL W., Ban 42 Curtis, A. -M., F 43 Fravel, R. IL, . ' i 44 Crannis, A. II.. I) 45 LoMav. R. !).. B 46 Bcckner. I). W.. E 47 Gorl ea, IJ.. C 48 Scullev. J. R.. Banc 49 Mizcll, W. K., F .50 Mnirhead. ( ' .. A 51 Strirkler, E. IL, 1) 52 Ilamilla. (i. J.. B 53 Harris, W. I), C 54 Northrop, E. D., E 55 Gilninre, G. I?., Bai 56 Kavlor, G. H.. V 57 Dunkley, J. R., A 58 Ilogue, J. W., D 59 Ilobbs, J. W.. D 60 Tv.s,,n, H. I).. E 7 Kot. M. a., E 46 Barger, A. S., C 47 Suiter, R. M., Band 48 Steele, M. A., F 49 Moorecones, J. J., A 50 Miller, J. C, D 51 Fulghum, S. B., B 52 Shuba, L. J., E 53 Martin, J. D., C 54 Powell, W. E., F 55 Puette, M. W., A 56 Miner, J. A., I) 57 Richards, G. T., B 58 Austin, G. D., E 59 Alvev. T. W., C 60 Kramer, G. P.. F 61 Hood, W. R., C 62 DeLuca, D. P., Band 63 Rogan, J. P., F 64 Goldsmith, J. M., A 65 Gates, D. L., D 66 Kemper, R. IL, B 67 Sydnor, W. C, E 68 ilcWane, J. W., C 69 Johnson, K. F., F 70 Travnliani, J. E., A 71 Murrav. II. K.. D 72 Wilson " , E. K., B 73 Lazaroft ' , E. N., E 74 Lloyd, C. A., C 75 Eger, J. :SI., F 76 O ' Harrow, R. E., A 77 Wilson, L. B., D 78 Spivey, D. A., B 79 Bierman, J. W., E 80 Spaulding. R. W., C fi- E. II. HdlKTt.SCIl, .1 S-1 J. A. Horgan, Jr. Commander IRST BATTALION STAFF ' n, p. Spi ' S-3 J. B. Haslam, II Sergeant Major W. C. Simpson S-t K. L. CMpihiiiil, .Ir. Ojicratioti Scrijcunt Regimental H. G. Shirley Sergeants Morris, J. F. Witschard, W. A. Orndoff, P. B. Pacine, H. W. Zay, A. D. Phlegar, J. T. Bissell, N. M. Rowel!, J. 0. Phillips, S. C. Berger, J. R. 2nd Class Privates Rameriz, A. Sculley, J. R. Hala, W. M. BeUa, L. A. Ring, J. K. LaGarde, R. X. 1st Class Privates Curtis, D. W. Schall, R. W. Suiter, R. X. BjTley, J. D. Ferebee, D. A. Shoemaker, G. M. Sutton, H. Christie, J. D. Gourh, J. R. Williamson, R. F. Steadman, J. B. Cobb, G. P. Gouldthorpe, H. F. Vitale, S. J. DiCaprio, A. Harmon, T. E. CORPOUALS Foxwell, F. : I. Haydon, M. L. Srd Class Privates Bradbury, R. S. Frith, C. F. Hurley, R. S. Bueschen, A. J. Gale, J. W. Lynch, B. P. Burnett, G. C. Crowder, C. C. [cGue, P. J. Kelly, B. W. Davis, J. E. DcLuca, D. P. Thornburg, C. H. McDowell, C. S. Dean, J. W. Gilmore, G. B. Uhlig, G. F. Myruski, A. Diebler, E. H. STATE •■ OBJECTS • OF- HONEST- PHIDI SPECIMENS ■ OF • CITIZEN - SOLDIERS PROVD • OF ■ HER- FAME - AND • READ •TO-VINDiCATE-HER-HONC ( 0 J-T- " t Band R. W. Spencer R. W. Wluteliouse 4tii Class Privates Akins, G. M. Gootee, D. A. Bevitis, L. V. Grimsley, T. E. Blood, G. H. James, L. T. BufFalow, W. H Kahle, G. F. Colan, A. R. Lacy, : I. J. Collingwood, D C. Lanahaii, G. W. Curley, M. J. Lockbridge, J. R Donofrio, F. X. Marchant, R. D. Garrett, R. W. Matthews, R. C. Heiining, S. E. Grasso, F. J. Hylton, W. H. Lapp, C. M. Layne, T. N. Matthews, S. B. Michaels, J. A. Pettit, L. 0. Potts, W. B. Prince, N. B. Seybold, C. C. Sheldon, R. C. Spence, J. W. Sykes, G. F. Walker, W. F. Hanlein, R. .1. 5- THEIR- IISSTRyCTORS ■ AND ■ FAIR JACHED TO • THEIR- NATIVE • STATE EVERYTIME- OF- DEEPEST- PERIL IJR- DEFEND HER- RIGHTS- - - Ogle, D. J. Olsen, T. C. Shepherd, W. F. Spencer, M. C. Todd, W. J. Veasey, S. W. Warring, J. M. Wilson, K. S. Brown, J. H. h Sergeaxts Sweenev, T. V. Murrav, 11. B. Kleinburg, P. S. Aylor, G. R. Callander, R. D. Miite, W. C. Paxton, W. C. Kurstedt, H. A. Savage, J. A. Lindquist, R. B. Crow, S. J. Sisler, J. F. Olev, F. A. Fox, E. F. 1st Class Privates Slattery, S. M. Puette, JI. W. Hudgins, H. B. Martin, L. D. Ballard, A. G. Willani. W. B. Runion, M. G. Barnett, J. A. Wharton, V. V. SeamoTis, F. M. Moorecones, J. J. Boswell, .M. C. Schmidt, W. E. Walz, C. Bowles, B. T. Scott, B. W. Brittingham, 0. J. 2nd Class Prhates Wilson, J. J. Coates, K. W. Alligood, C. H. Corporals Coogan, J. A. Bossart, W. R. Dunklev, J- R- Dunlap, L. A. Brown, C. S. 3rd Class Prixates Goldsmith, J. U. French, J. B. Burks, R. E. Blanton, M. E. Hart. F. C. Gillespie, J. G. Caples, M. L. Candler, J. S. Jordan, C. M. Gorbea, E. J. Coen, J. F. Coulbourn, T. E. Kane, V. D. Greathead, J. R. Curiae, H. L. Ehnore, S. H. Marechal, C. D. Havcock, D. A. Daniels, J. W. Evans, R. R. O ' Harrow, R. E. Kurkoski, T. J. Gibbings, W. R. Fravel, R. H. Rawlings, W. B. Lawson, J. L. HoUowell, M. E. Galloway, J. N. Shelhorse, J. C. ilarquette, L. D. Kiger, L. S. Gravbill. L. V. YOVTHS- PRESSING VPTHE HILL A- GRATI FY I N G ■ SPECTACLE : AN STATE: OBJECTS- OF HONEST- PF SPECIMENS OF • CITIZEN ■ SOLDIE PROVDOFHER FAME-ANDRE ' ■ ■ -TO-VINDICATJ HER-H( - ,: .-« »m wiiirM iiTlgiriMyigiifHmm, uwii:- w iM« Company I., n. Badgi ' ll V. L. ResDass Hope, W. C. Kohout, W. R. Landry, L. C. Lyncli, V. L. Madsen, P. I Moss, C. E. O ' Conner, N. A. Quirk, G. L. Ritchie, L. C. Ross, P. B. Rouser, P. F. Roberts, J. F. Seiling, B. G. Tliomas, C. R. Traynham, J. E. Wagner, D. W. 4tii Class Pfin ' ATES Baldwin, R. R. Balog, G. G. Belvin, J. S. Bennett, C. D. Boring, K. K. Rrowii, R. L. Bunting, J. Byrd, R. L. Carter, CD. Clark, R. L. Clarke, T. L. Cox, J. M. Craddock, J. R. Custer. W. W. CIENCE : WITH ■ NOBLE ■ EMVLATION ' OR-TOOVRCOVNTKYAND OVR ■rO -THEIR- INSTRYCTORS AND ■ FAIR JTACHED TO THEIR- NATIVE STATE N-EVERYTIME- OF- DEEPEST PEPJL (- OR- DEFEND HER-fJGHTS- ■ ■ Doar, H. E. Minor, G. G. Evans, T. W. Nussey, R. T. Griffin, J. A. O ' Hern, W. L. Hargy, D. F. Pearson, W. M Harkness, C. I. Peters, L. L. Herty, T. W. Powell, R. B. Kennedy, F. E. Reeder, K. R. Key, J. S. Reithmiller, S. Kiesau, K. F. Shaner, W. T. Kleine, W. J. Stone, J. B. Knowles, J. R. Tatum, H. F. Lacy, J. J. Thomas, D. R. Latham, B. Troxler, R. C. McWane, F. W. Wade, D. G. Miller, J. A. Warsing, R. H. ariller, J. Clifford Wells, W. A. Sergeants Ayala, K. J. Fulghum, S. B. Mahoney, J. P. Needham, J. S. Richards, G. T. Roberts, L. P. Rutledge, W. T. Woodford. W. L. Corporals Anthony, J. D. Carlsen, E. Clement, S. A. Cummings, J. W. Goodyear, J. R. Hobbs, J. W. LeMav, R. D. Potter, M. D. Ridgley, G. C. Spivey, D. A. Weaklov, J. L. Williams, T. H. 1st Class Privates Anderson, F. L. Barnes, E. R. Campbell, N. R. Cliamberlain, A. L. Dovel, H. T. Elliott, W-. A. Ferrier, F. L. Gianella, R. J. Hamilton, R. R. Horner, S. W. Huggins, W. F. Lennon, D. L. Martin, E. A. : lillcr, R. S. M.Gavn.k, C. W. Mv.Ts, -M. L. (Jl)ell, J. R. Phillips, G. G. Pool, O. R. Schell, G. H. Scott, K. R. Smith, A. F. E. Webber, C. H. Webber, J. D. W ' oodson, R. A. Williams, T. H. 2nd Class Privates Bickford, J. V. Boleski, S. Daniel, H. G. Ederle, K. G. Gilbert, R. M. Goldman, P. J. Hudgins, R. M. Jenkins, P. W. Johnston, P. J. Jones, T. ! . Jutton, M. G. Kern, D. F. Kresserier, F. K. Lackey, W. M. Moore, J. K. Payne, G. M. Stone, R. R. Templeton, K, S. Teich, W. L. Van Orden, G. M. VonHellens, C. R. erger, D. H. Wynn, R. W. 3nD Class Privates Allen, J. C. Barnes, P. W. Bookhamer, R. H. Campbell, R. E. Connors, (i. D. Cooke, J. I). Elliott, L. R. A- GRATIFYING SPECTACLE: AN! STATE: OBJECTS OF HONEST- PRJi SPECIMENS ■ OF • CITIZEN • SOLDIER PROVD OF • HER- FAME - AND ■ REAI • - -TO•VINDICATE-HER-HO mmmmmmmm Company ORTO-OVRCOVNTRYANDOVR ip -THEIR- INSTRyCTORS AND FAIR mCHED TO THEIR- NATIVE - STATE I -EVERY-TIME OF -DEEPEST- PERIL i I OR- DEFEND HER- RIGHTS- ■ P " Sergeants Alvey, T. W. Anjier, L. J. Barg, J. A. Barger, A. S. Friedlfv, II. L. Harbach, I). ' . Hartford, J. L. Martin, J. D. Shaw, A. C. COKPORAIS Burns, G. ' SI. Harris, W. D. Henriksen, T. H. Iiiteso, C. J. Lloyd, C. A. Mangino, A. R. Jlerrey, F. D. McWane, J. W. Poderson, C. E. KicliMnIs, J. C. Robertson, J. M. Smiley, X. I). 1st Class Pkixates Collins, .1. E. Dalv. R. E. Fulton, J. H. (■ralinrn, L. T. Ilerrniaii, G. E. IIu li.s, P. K. Kani-, B. L. Knowk s, AV. L. Lewis, S. L Martin, R. J. Miller, S. A. Ramirez, F. Smith, W.G. Spence, W. E. Spicuzza, W. E. Stubblefield, R. Xaivaihyda, K. ToIIey, L. E. ' 2nd Class Privates Andrews, R. AV. Coltrane, R. M. Cook, L. ' SI. Eddy, G. L. Eubank, G. T. Fang, D. R. Font, W. S. Grogan, G. F. Hirsch, C. M. Jones, L. T. Lento, T. A. Lester, O. A. Madigan, T. S. laurer, W. McNemar, H. R Powers, P. B. Preston, J. B. Thacker, A. -J. Xelms, V. J. Oliver, J. L. Pender, AY. D. 3rd Class Prt " ates liters, C. E. Bandy, T. R. Bartlett, R. B. Bryant, AA ' . C. Carlisle, C. R. Cobb, H. E. Collins, L. D. Coolev, T. C. Eddiii, A. AY. Galanti, C. J. Gesner, R. AA ' . Glenn, J. R. Gorbea, R. .lackson, L. L. STATE : OBJECTS- OF- HONEST- PRi: SPECIMENS - OF • CITIZEN • SOLDIER PROVD • OF • HER- FAME - AND - REAl • - TO-VINDlCATEHERHOr Company J. M. Myer L. G. Clirist: Johnson, J. R. Merrill, J. A. Mitchell, G. S. Montgomery, C. McQuaid, J. B. Nickolson, W. B. Pender, J. B. Price, J. W. Rhodes, H. P. Russell, J. M. Shirley, F. W. Shropshire, R. F. Smith, D. L. Stanly, A. T. Stepnowski, J. J. Sullivan, F. C. Turna e, W. L. Vandeventer, J. II. Wagner, R. L. Waterman, R. -tTH Class Privates Adkins, B. G. Ballentine, R. T. Barker, J. H. Brazee, F. E. Brooks, R. W. Bryan, T. M. Carpenter, N. A. Carr, J. C. Cloe, J. H. Corwin, C. W. Crowlev, 1). W, Davis, J. R. Drake, F. D. Drewery, T. E. Earle, R. A. Ellis, G. K. Frasche, R. M. Hinkle, C. V. Hoover, W. M. Hubard, T. T. Ippolito, P. J. Johnson, E. A. Johnson, J. E. Kohlwes, S. W. McCranev, D. K. Ogden, P. R. Oglesby, P. R. Patterson, A. M. Pendleton, W. X. Reid, J. F. Rountree, T. E. Ruckelshaus, W. Scott, R. M. Smith, G. A. Smith, S. S. Stocks, R. B. Tissot, I. H. Underhill, W. E. Vogler, D. L. Walker, M. B. Way, p. E. Weddington, C. F. Whisenant, H. A. Whitaker, J. P. D THEIR- INlSTRyCTOHS AND FAIR " TACHED TO -THEIR- NATIVE - STATE I -EVERY TIME -OF -DEEPEST PERIL OR- DEFEND -HER- RIGHTS- - • THE COLORS R. ( Butler Regimental Str itii ' il Miij . R. C. Baiky D. M. Popp gimeiifdl O j ' cniiioiis Sin mnt Regimental Supply Sergeant T. F. Thompson, Jr C. A. Benner, Jr. Commander SECOND BATTALION STAFF L. R. Graves, Jr. S-3 E. R. ilcDanaald, Jr. Sergeant ilajor i. H. Ba S-4 R. D. Weede Operations Sergeant 11. E. Vaughaii Sekgeants Ayers, F. Farleigh, Lefon, C. H. F. R A. lAIanly, C Miller, J. .L. C. Miner, J. A. Stone, R B. Taylor, A Wiggins, .B. J. D. CORPOEALS Baniforth. C. A. Crannis. A. 11. Davis, R. P. dates, D. L. Gorsucli, E. . llogue, J. W. Murray, H. K. Peay, J. H. B. Strickler, E. R. Thomas, J. D. ■West, J. C. Wood, J. D. 1st Class Privates Bavliss, P. M. Bihh, P. A. T. r.-iiciwcll, R. C. Cmiiiine, L. C. Coiiklin, R. R. Crickenberger, R. F. Davis, E. B. Emerson, E. C. Fox, F. P. Gates, W. V. Keens, AV C. Alarkland, D. T. Marston, D. H. Pickering, J. N. Robinson, D. L. Roth, II. W. Rudibaugh, J. Rugh, J. I. Staley, J. B. Schaaf, J. C. Szcapa, A. M. Seamon, J. B. Tarrall, M. T. Williamson, J. B. Wise, D. G. Worst, B. K. Youngblood, R. U. Yeh, C. H. 3rd Class Privates 2nd Class Privates Alfonso, J. R. Alexander, H. L. R. Beirne, E. B. Copenhaver, W. L. Bell, H. T. Cranford, J. S. Bobbitt, J. R. Drescher, C. A. Bradley, R. D. Grayson, F. E. Brown, C. W. Hill, P. E. Carles, F. B. Hoskins, H. D. Carter, F. B. Lee, G. W. Cartwright, C. MacAtiUan, G. D. CoTinell, B. A. AIcGinn, S. Consolvo, F. E. Pitt, AL H. Crouk, C. T. Roberts, F. X. Elliott, T. N. STATE : OBJECTS ■ OF HONEST- PRl SPECIMENS • OF • CITIZEN ■ SOLDIEP PP.OVD • OF- HER- FAME ■ AND - REA ' ■ TO-VINDICATE HER-HO Company Fox, M. 0. Gilman, R. M. Hoagland, R. H. Houston, W. T. Howe, E. C. Huger, G. D. Johnson, J. D. Lang, W. P. Nelms, N. D. Peirce, D. E. Redden, W. L. Roberts, J. B. Sammuels, W. E. Slioeniaker, R. A. Sibilskv, J. A. Speidei, R. R. Taylor, J. D. Trice, J. B. TiiiMk, I ' . L. Wendt, P. E. WUson, L. B. Worrell, I). S. -iTii Class Privates Ballentine, W. F. Balthis, V. M. Bennett, S. C. Blackwell, R. L. Burbaidv, T. A. Caldwell, M. L. Campliell, F. G. Clarke, F. O. Ellis, J. S. Evans, R. E. Frieleld, L. I. Fuscaldo, L. K. Fugi, L I Green, F K Hickerson, J L Horn, J. T. Howard, R. R. Hudson, D. K. Johnston, C. F. Kciinedv, F. G. Killmon ' , I). M. LaTiier, K. F. ircKinuev, It, Miller. 1). K. Miller, L. J. Mills, J. A., lU Molinet, F. E. Moore, P. W., Jr. Xemir, L. P. O ' Conners, J. M. D-THEIRIIsjSTRyCTORS- AND FAIR TACHED -TO -THEIR- NATIVE • STATE i-EVERYTIME OF -DEEPEST PERIL OR- DEFEND HER RIGHTS Mm Sergeants Tvson, R. D. Austin, G. D. Vest, J. X. Ballard, D. E. Yearout, R. D. Doleman, E. C. 1st Class Pi{I " . tes McCormick, A. L. Shuba, L. J. Bruce, F. M. Thomas, D. M. Clay, R. E. Wells, IB. Cochran, R. S. Williams. I.. E. Dalv. .J. K. Wash, .M. R. Dclai-lanc, X. R. Fleet, C. R. COHPOUALS Gibson, J. 0. Bierman, J. W. Hein, R. A. HiUer, J. W. Lampshire, B. G. Lambert, R. W. Leonard, C. F. Lewis, W. A. Morabit, J. L. Loyd, W. H. Quinn, J. A. Northrop, E. D. Salida, G. D. Reed, L. W. Seda, M. 0. Respess, W. H. Smith, R. C. Syduor, W. C. Weymouth, H. E. Willard, .J. T. ' 2.VD Class Privates Babb, J. R. Bell, J. R. Bradshaw, T. C. Braithwaite, W. T. Browning, F. H. H. Daniels, J. M. Duncan, D. K. Eubank, W. B. Everette, P. L. llaeberlein, W. R. Hill, W. A. Huddle, R. E. L. Huneycutt, R. D. Huntsberry, H. Mowery, J. V. JIcLester, B. G. McMurry, R. M. Rice, K. C. Ridout, T. Rishell, D. C. Smallwood, S. -A. Smith, M. B. E. Winslow, W. R. 3ed Class Phivates Armistead, R. X ' . Barns, G. D. Heckner, D. W. lilnck, K. S. BrvaTit, C. M. Clarke, E. L. Cox, J. D. Dwnrin, W. H. Gwaltncv, W. C. Ibil.crstadt, X. Howard, R. : L Howard, T. M. Larkin, F. M. Lazaroff, E. X. STATE: OBJECTS • OF HONEST- PP: SPECIMENS • OF • CITIZEN • SOLDIEl PROVD • OF ■ HER- FAME • AND - KlJ ■ ■ -TO-VINDICATEHER-HC C 111 p a 11 y D. il. W W. D. Iloskiiis Lilge, J. yi. Mason, B. D. Merklinger, A. I). Mitchell, R. T. Pinkard, N. P. Robinson, H. B, Samuels, S. Smith, W. W. Tatterson, W. B. Tattersall, P. B. Ward, R. B. Ward, W. C. Wood, J. M. Wool, J. C. Woolard, J. W. •1th Class Privates Amory, C. R. Anastas, N. Anderson, W. T. Belsha, R. H. Butler, H. N., Jr. Cato, W. R. Chilcote, T. C. Clare, P. C. CraighilU, R. S. Davis, M. L. Downs, J. y. Eifried, G. C. Engles, F. L. Ewers, L. M. Gray, J. M. Hammond, C. B. Harris, J. P. Hartless, R. L. Houltry, P. W. Kirby, J. A. Kelly, J. P. Lampley, H. Lamond, C. C. Lipchitz, D. M. Lineweaver, R. Liberti, J. C. Lovell, W. C. Mallov, J. R. Marley, P. B. IcCormick, R. W. leems, J. L. Mitchell, J. B. Pohl, E. S. Prvstaloski, P. R:i ' bb, R. L. F. Reauis, K. L. Royce, R. S. Savage, G. N. Schwartz, M. J. Skinrixiil. F. Spessard, R. W. St. Clair, H. K. Straub, C. E. Strauss, R. E. Taft, J. M. Todd, J. G. Vick, W. E. Walton, C. M. Weskerna, R. A. White, M. K. Williamson, W. G. fjp -THEIR- USJSTRYCTORS • AND • FAIR fTACHED TO -THEIR ' NATIVE STATE N - EVERY -TIME - OF • DEEPEST ■ PERIL y OR- DEFEND HER- RIGHTS- - • F I). M. Maddox Sergeants Butler, J. W. Duncan, R. E. Kramer, G. P. McDonald, J. R. Modine, K A. Rodd. W. A. Zick, K. F, Corporals Collins, C. J. Curtis, A. M. Eger, G. ISI. Hamner, R. I. Hardy, R. B. Miller, R. A. Mizell, W. K. -Nlurphr ee, T. W. Perrin, W. C. Rogan, J. P. Smith, J. A. Williams, M. C. J. W. Seeley R. G. QlLNN Unger, J. G. Wise, A. 2nd Class Privates Booth, J. C. 1st Class Privates Bryant, W. JI. Blackwcll, H. H. Burmeister, K. 11. Boxlev, W. C. Dance, W. K. Brandriff, A. V. Durette, W. B. Brown, A. M. Dver, II. Brown, S. F. Elliott, D. R. Carv, J. B. Fuller, C. H. Coulbourn, C. I. Garrison, G. H. Coupland, H. W. Harrison, J. L. Daniel, T. X. Hartnnan, R. A. Evans, J. n. Henning, G. D. Gillespie, J. S. HoUowell, R. R. Grafton, A. W. King, G. 0. Hammonds, D. C. Langdon, V. T. Hester, J. N. Mabry, 0. K. Houck, P. W. McDougall, J. W. Kirkland, W. C. JIcNamara, W. H. Moore, J. E. Parker, R. H. Moss, M. Y. Patrick, K. B. : Ivrick, R. J. Phillips, R. W. Ondos, M. W. Polk, R. C. Powe 1, J. S. Powell, W. E. .1. B. Powell Smith, L. C. Steele, M. A. Thompson, P. S. Wetsel, L. E. Woodcock, S. E. 3rd Class Privates Arev, D. L. Burton, H. D. Carlton, C. . Clav, J. L. Cook, W. H. Easlev, D. F. Fielder, D. S. Fisher, W. H. Gangemi, .1. P. Gedro, H. .1. Glover, C. II. Griffith. R. V. Hoehl, W. _C. Johnson, K. F. Jones, R. L. S. Kaylor, G. R. Legum, K. P. Lowe, C. I. Meier, T. R. Meredith, G. M. AGRJ TIFYINGSfECTACLE: ANF STATE : OBJECTS- OF- HONEST- PRJE SPECIMENS • OF • CITIZEN - SOLDIERS PR.OVD • OF- HER- FAME AND - READ • - -TO- VINDICATE HER- HON J. H. WOODFIN Morrison, P. J. Allison, A. F. Glantz, D. M. Schenck, W. B. Ricketts, W. A. Amos, J. R. Greene, J. W. Scott, S. B. Ripberger, C. T. Atkins, R. F. Hildebrand, I. P. Seebach, R. 0. Ritchie, W. J. BirdsonK, W. II. Hoge, J. B. Shield, E. H. Slielburne, K. C. Bozda, .1. R. Johnson, J. R. Smith, J. T. Vanderwerff, P. : I. Bruno!, P. E. Jones, H. T. Smith, M. S. Vaughn, D. W. Canepa, W. A. Jordan, J. W. Smither, M. T. Vinieratos, E. R. Cannon, T. L. Klobus, W. P. Sterrett, J. D. Wagner, J. T. Cimmino, V. M. Loop, C. A. Stockdell, M. M Ward, G. T. Cockcy, J. S. Macrae, J. H. Storm, J. H. White, G. R. Colonna, C. M. Marshall, F. L. Talbott, C. Y. Willard, R. N. Cowardin, W. C. McBride, C. F. Turpin, R. E. Winiker, S. F. Crisp, W. C. Morris, W. G. Vogel, G. I. Young, W. S. Deleo, W. T. Raney, R. A. White, J. : i. Delk, G. II. Renaud, T. J Whitford, T. W. 4tii Class Privates Fleming, F. G. Robbins, G. W. Yurachek, J. P. Abernathy, C. A. Foster, L. A. Rowe, D. S. ibR-TOOVRCOVNTRY AND OVR ' j) THEIR- Ih STRyCTORS AND • FAIR ITACHED TO THEIR- NATIVE ■ STATE fi-EVERY-TIME-OF- DEEPEST- PERIL IdR- DEFEND HER- RIGHTS K W ■ iH ' li;;Sji iHlc A lOM M FA mm- 1 | j j Wk - r , | a« Mgk J l L ' li ' 1 APPOINTMENTS IN REGIMENT OF CADETS 1. All appointments o( officers and non-commissioned officers in the Regiment of Cadets heretofore in effect are revoked. 2. The following appointments in the Regiment of Cadets, effective Wednesday, 10 February 1960, and with relative rank and assignment as shown are announced : TO BE CADET CAPTAINS 1 Tumlinson, J. H., Ill, Regimental Commander S Parks, J. R., Jr., Commander, Company C 2 Morgan, J. A., Jr., Commander, First Battalion 9 Smith, J. Arthur. Ill, Commander, Company A 3 Benner, C. A., Jr., Commander, Second Battalion 10 Cressall, W. F., Commander, Company E i Shirley, H. G., Commander, Regimental Band 11 Sauder, R. L., Regimental Plans and Training ( 5 Coughlin, J. J., Regimental Adjutant (S-]) 12 Royster, D.JT., Jr., Commander, Company B ncer {S-3 G Maddox, D. JI., Commander, Company F 7 Jarrett, J. H., Regimental Supply Officer (S-i) 13 Stewart, J. T., Jr., Commander, Company D 1 jVIessner, D. O., Seco7 d Battalion S-Jf 2 Barr, J. H., First Battalion S-i 3 Giles, W. 0., Til, Company B i Graves, L. R., Jr., Second Battalion S-3 5 Seeley, J. W., Company F 6 Robertson, E. H., Jr., First Battalion S-1 7 Miller, G. P., Jr., Company A TO BE CADET FIRST LIEUTENANTS 8 Spivey, D. P., First Battalion S-S 9 Goodwillie, J. G., Ill, Company E 10 Thompson, T. F., Jr., Second Battalion S-1 11 Mallory, C. A., Company C 12 AMiitescarver, J. P., Regimental Band 13 Ax, G. R., Company D 1 Shiner, P. T., A 2 Hamrick, J. P., F 3 Moss, H. T., E i Brown, S. M., .Ir., C 5 King, W. R., Band 6 Bisset, D. G., B 7 Murphv, R. C, D TO BE CADET SECONT) LIEITENANTS S Simpson, W. C, C 15 Puckett, L. J., C 9 Driver, W. M., B 16 Guggenheimer, I., Jr., B 10 Walker, A. E., Band 17 Olsen, J. C, Band 11 Vaughan, H. E., D 18 Spicuzza, T. J., D 12 Smith, D. E., A 19 Boswell, il. C, A 13 Powell, J. B., F 20 Quinn, R. G., F U Smith, T. H., E 21 Zimmerman, C. II., .Ir., E 22 Callahan, B. 0., C 23 LeBlang, W. A., B 24 ilarkland, D. T., D 23 Gorbea, E., Jr., A 26 Coulbourn, G. I., Jr., 27 HiUiard, J. R., E TO BE CADET REGIMENTAL SERGE. NT MA.JOR Badgett, L. D. 1 Wilkinson, D. il., Jr., First Battalion TO BE BATTALION SERGEANT MA.IORS 2 Taylor, A. B., Ill, Second Battalion TO BE CADET FIRST SERGE. TS 1 Butler, R. C, A 3 WeUer, D. M., E 5 Woodfin, J. H., F 2 Myers, J. M., C i Keech, W. H., I) 6 Miller, J. D., B TO BE REGIMENTAL OPERATIONS SERGEANT Haslam, J. B., II TO BE REGIMENTAL SUPPLY SERGEANT Hoskins, W. D., in TO BE BATTALION OPER.VTIONS SERGEANTS 1 Whitehouse, R. W., Ill, First Battalion 2 Christie, L. G., Jr., Second Battalion TO BE CADET REGIMENTAL COLOR SERGEANTS 1 Ballard, D. E. 2 Kot, M. R. 3 Richards, G. T. 7 Spencer, R. W., Band 1 Bailey, R. C, Jr., B 2 Copeland, R. L., Jr., C TO BE CADET SUPPLY SERGEANTS 3 Grazulis, L. A., D 5 Stokes, W. O., E i Respess, W. L., A C Redd, W. A., F SERGEANTS 32 : IcGinn, S., -Ir. 33 Hudgins, H. D. 34 Zick, K. F. 3j : IcCormick, A. L., Ill 36 Martin, J. D. 37 Nicholas, D. 38 Ramirez, A. 39 Avers, F. H., Ill 40 Fox, E. F., Jr. 41 Modine, K. A. 42 Wash, il. R. 43 Alvev, T. W., Jr. 44 Mahonev, J. P. 45 Gouldthorpe, H. F., Jr. 46 Roberts, F. N. Ilala, W. W., Band TO BE CADET 1 McDannald, E. R., .Tr. 17 Williamson, R. F. 2 Martin, L. D., Jr. 18 Miner, J. A., Jr. 3 Needham, J. S. 19 Powell, W. E. 4 Harbach, D. V. 20 Kramer, G. P. 5 LeFon, C. A. 21 Wells, I. 1)., Ill 6 Berger, J. R. 22 Shaw, A. C 7 Bryant, W. M., UI 23 Fulghum, S. B. 8 Fridley, W. L., Jr. 24 Phillips, S. C, Jr. 9 Woodford, W. L., Jr. 25 Wiggins, J. D., Jr. 10 Bissell, N. M. 26 Callander, R. D. 11 Miller, J. Craton, II 27 Duncan, R. E. 12 Walz, C 28 Thomas, D. M. 13 Bufler, J. W., Jr. 29 Aniier, L. J., .Tr. 14 Weede, R. D. 30 Roberts, L. P., IV 15 Hartford, J. L. 31 Harman, T. E. 16 Rutledge, W. T., Jr. TO BE CADET 1 : lizell, W. K., Jr. 22 Henriksen, T. H. 2 : Ierrev, F. D., Jr. 23 Weaklev, J. L. 3 Goldsmith, -J. M., .Tr. 24 Pacine, II. W. 4 Wood, J. D. 25 Peay, J. H. B., Ill 5 Carlsen, E., Jr. 26 Sweenev, T. W. 6 Reed, L. W. 27 : Iurphree, T. W. 7 Crowder, C C, Jr. 28 Lambert, R. W. 8 Pedersen, C. E., Jr. 29 Lloyd, C A. 9 Hobbs, J. W. 30 Porter, M. D. 10 Bueschen, A. J. 31 lorris, J. F. 11 Gates, D. L. 32 Strickler, E. R. 12 White, W. C, .Tr. 33 Kane, V. D. 13 Rogan, J. P. 34 Hamncr, R. M. 14 Lewis, W. A. ■35 Yea rout, R. D. 15 McWane, J. W. 36 Harris, W. D. 16 Cummings, J. W. 37 Goodyear, J. R. 17 Sculley, J. R. 38 DeLuca, D. P. 18 : Iurray, H. K., .Jr. 39 Thomas, J. D. 19 Marechal, C. D. 40 O ' Harrow, R. E. 20 Williams, M. C, III 41 Miller, R. A. 21 Loyd, W. H., Ill , .Tr. 42 Respess, W. IT. 43 Robertson, J. il., Jr 44 Anthony, J. D. 45 Bradburv, R. S. 46 Wilson, L. B., Jr. 47 .Tordan, C M., Jr. 48 Curtis, A. M. 49 Northrop, E. D., Jr. 50 Burns, G. M. 51 Ridgely, G. C, .Jr. 52 Matthews, S. B. 53 Davis, R. P., Jr. 54 Traynham, J. E 55 Smith, J. Alfred 56 Vest, J. A. 57 Mangino, A. R. 58 Spivey, D. A. 59 Deibler, E. H., Jr. 60 Hogue, J. W., Ill 61 Dunklev, J. R., Jr, III 47 Alligood, C H. 48 Elliott, D. R. 49 Doleman, E. C, 50 Stanlev, A. T. 51 Boleski, S., Jr. 52 : Iyatt, P. B. 53 Curlee, H. L., Jr. 54 Mabry, O. K. 55 Shuba, L. J. 56 Maurer, C F. W., TIT 57 Bickford, J. V., Ill 58 Farleigh, F. R. 59 Crow, S. J. 60 Burmeister. K. D. II. 61 Williams, L. E. 62 Arev, D. L., Jr. 63 HiUer, J. W. 64 Richards, J. C 65 Clement, S. A., Jr. 66 Gorsuch, E. A., II 67 Rawlings, W. B., Jr. 68 Perrin, W. C 69 Block, K. S., Jr. 70 Jackson, L. L. 71 Williams, T. Hunter 72 Johnson, J. D. 73 Selling, B. G. 74 Meier, T. R. 75 Woolard, J. W. 76 Gorbea. R. 77 Prall, J. D. 78 Redden, W. L., Jr. 79 Ross, P. B. 80 .Johnson, K. F. 81 Wool, J. C, Jr. THE YEAR IN REVIEW SUMMER CAMP 1 w« ' ; r, , - :mj HOP WEEKEND LATE STUDY RESURRECTION PICTURE TIME BiSraSSBaEBBBBRBB " ' ■.. THE FORTUNATE FEW ' i sr " Ohject.1 of honest pride to their iitstnictor.i. ' CONSTRUCTION H 1 J»d[A]N-LT.-i THE CLASSES Jn H mnnam DAVID RANDOLPH PETTYJOHN Dave was the type of cadet wlio, when doing an - job, did it conscientiously and with the utmost amount of zeal. He took everything in life quite seriously, but this didn ' t mean he was above having fun. Dave was very religious, and this spirit guided him in all his work. He was an asset to the Corps of Cadets and a real friend to each and every one of his Brother Rats. We in the Class of 1960 were saddened by Dave ' s untimely and sudden death. We feel that he was a man who was not only a credit to the Institute but to his fellow man as well. Dave will always be remembered as a true friend and a gentleman. ' I- t-- ' . ' F I R S T C L A S S F F I C E R S FIRST CLASS Each class to pass through V II has considered its experiences unicjue in some respect : its Rat Line was tougher, its resurrections were harder, its ring more handsome, the parties just a Httle wilder. And yet, each class has passed through the same process — the ySll process — and so there exists a common bundation. The Class of 1960 is no exception to this. We have seen the Institute change greatly, not only in the physical structure of the school, but in the academics and the military. The reciuirements for graduation have been raised: similarly, military disci])line has been strengthened. . side from these changes, we sense other unique experiences: in paying the price for mid- night door-slamming, in designing a plainer class ring, in fielding a large number of Conference champions. On the other hand, many of our experiences have been no different: the inspections, the penalty tours, late study period.s — each class having passed through these events. Too, we began our First Class year just as other classes before us, full of new ideas on how to make the Institute a better place, not only for our benefit, but for those classes that would follow, and i i ' -l-iS HISTORY although we encountered some opposition, we sense having made certain enduring contributions to our school. From an overall point of view, therefore, it aj)pears that the Class of 1960 is no different from any preceiling class, and to a certain extent, this is true. The V II way of life is so regulated and traditional that it is difficult for a particular class to deviate from the precedents that have been laid down. However, the very fact that the class shared these experiences, unique or not, signifies its development from a collection of names to a single body. By enduring the hardships along with the achievements, individuals have been drawn closer together, thus strengthening common bonds. The real record of this and all classes lies in the accomplishments of the members themselves. Even as the history of ViNII is based on the records of its akunni, so the liistory of our class will be made by its members. Pioneer medical researcli, a new super- highway, a political record of note — such achievements as these will record the story of our classmates as alumni. In four short years at the Institute we received the foundation for our life ' s work; we face the future confident that in our careers this early training will bear rich rewards and bring distinction to the members of our class and to their Alma Mater. .JoHx BoLLixG Williamson FREDERICK LEON ANDERSON Beckley, West Virg:nia Electrical Engineering, Armor — Private -t, 1, Corporal 3, Sergeant 2; American Institite of Elec- trical Engineers ' 2, 1; Armed Forces Cluli i, 3, i; Rat Wrestling i; Rat Track 4; Intramurals i, 1. How he got down out of the West Virginia hills, we ' ll never know, but he did, and Fred brought all the cultures of his state with him to VMI. It was not long before he caught on to the modes of civi- lized life and the Electrical Engineering Depart- ment. He will long be remembered for the many disturbances he has created in barracks, and on class picnics. Fred ' s future after the Army is not certain yet, but it hangs between being an Electrical Engineer or a professional play-boy. W ' liatever it turns out to be, we know Fred will succeed, because he has attributes fitting for either. GEORGE ROBERT AX Lexington, Virgixi.i Civil Engineering, Artillery — Private 4, Corporal 3, Sergeant ' 2, ' 2nd Lieutenant 1; American Society of Civil Engineers 3, ' 2, 1; Armed Forces Club 2, 1; Rockbridge County Club 1 : Distinguished Military Student, Superior Cadet Ribbon Award and Cita- tion 2; Army Flight Training 1; Intramurals 4. George, having the unquestioned honor of being a " faculty brat, " traveled all of three hundred yards to Jackson Arch that fateful day in September, 1956. In his four years at the Institute he has attained an enviable record, both academically and militarily. The " Ax " , however, hasTi ' t let his work keep him from making frequent trips to R.-M. W. C. or the Pine Room, where he is a veritable pillar of the party. If j ' ou don ' t find him there, chances are he ' s at Goshen Pass. George ' s innate sense of modesty has won him much popularity, a fact to which his many friends are a tribute. An outstanding cadet officer, DMS, and flight student, George ' s future as a regular Army pilot and artilleryman is virtually assured. ALAN GARDNER BALLARD Norfolk, Virginlv Biology, Artillery— Private 4, 3, 2, 1; Glee Club 4, 3; Tidewater Club 4, 3, 2, 1 ; Va. Academy of Sicence 3, 2, 1; O. G. . . 1; Cross Country Team 4; Wrestling Team 4; Monogram Ministrel 3, 1. From the halls of DePaul Hospital came tlie " Doctor " to operate on VMI. However, he has caused more pains at VMI that he has healed. He was a doctor who was always ready to operate at any time of the day or night. Doc is very popular with his classmates and has pulled many a person out of and into del t with his money creating abilities. Let us not forget Doc Ballard for his ballads, accom- panied by his Stradivarius ukulele, as he led the east side of barracks in a courtyard sing. Yes, Doc has been successful at VMI, and we are sure lie will attain great goals in the land bevond the walls. ' JjAiAAt:il The Eagle " JOHN HAWSOX BARR Hope, Arkansas Civil Engineering, Air Force — Private 4, Corporal 3, Supply Sergeant 5, First Lieutenant 1 ; Head Cadet Waiter; Floor Committee; Distinguished AFROTC Cadet; Armed Forces Club; American Society of Civil Engineers; Flight Instruction Program 1. " Big Toot " arrived at VMI witli Arkansas swamp mud in his hair. From beginning to end, his smiling personality and good nature has been an asset that has made him a true friend to all his brother rats. He was a conscientious worker and a man of ambition when be arrived at VMI, and he is leaving with even more. His positions as head cadet waiter and a member of the Honor Court are two of bis big accomplishments. He will be remembered by all for his sense of humor and willingness to help others. This June VMI will lose a fine cadet, but can be proud it has such an alumnus. PAUL MARTIN B.VYLISS Ale. :andria, Virgini. Civil Engineering, Air Force — Private 4, 3, 2, 1 ; American Society of Civil Engineers; Armed Forces Club; International Relations Club 2; Little Gym Committee 2; Officers of the Guard Association 1; Monogram Minstrel 1; Intramiu-als 3, 2, 1. Eagle came to VMI from Alexandria expecting much excitement with many adventures and has not been disappointed. After sleeping in the NE corner for the better part of his third class year, he decided to move to old barracks. From then on he has been an integral part of the operations from that region. He devoted this third class year to many trips home w-liich finally ended in a " honeymoon " to Panama City. Changing his tactics his second class year, he spent a good deal of his time flying out his window and even hanging from the parapet. From there his travels turned to Mary Washington. During his first class year. Eagle continued in his happy, carefree way making his friendships stronger and more lasting. When in the future we think of our stay at VMI, we will always have pleasant memories of Pat and the many experiences we shared. CARL ALTON BENNER, JR. Arlington, Virginia History, . rmor — Private 4, Corporal 3, 1st Sergeant i, Battalion Sgt. Major 2, 2nd Battalion Captain 1; Distinguished Military Student; Superior Cadet Award 3; Outstanding R.O.T.C. Cadet 2; Judo Team 4; Newman Club 4, 3, 2, 1; Armed Forces Club 3, 2, ] . Carl entered VMI from Arlington, Virginia, and from the beginning his military bearing and con- scientious effort to get ahead made him one of the most outstanding men in his class. Carl has established an outstanding record both in his military and academic work. His main aim in attending VMI was to receive his Regular . rmy commission and to be a Battalion Commander. He has been successful in both. Carl will be a success in whatever he decides to do, whether in military or civilian life. Itik BBI mas mmmimMiM j FIRS ' I PEARRE ASBURY THOMPSON BIBB, JR. Roanoke, Vihginia Electrical Engineering, Air Force — Pri -ate -i, 3, 1; Sergeant i: Baptist Club 4, 3; Floor Committee 4, 3; Hop Committee ' 2, 1; Bomb Staff 3, Advertis- ing Manager 2, Bumii.s, MaiiaL ' i-r 1; American Institute of Electrical I uliu ' . i - , ' , 1; Little Gym Committee i Distiii m li. .1 AKIiOTC Cadet 1; Publications Board -i, 1; Roanoke Club 4, 3, 2, 1; Cheerleader 2; Armed Forces Club 3, 2, 1. As one approaches the climax ol ' liis college years, he stops to look back on tlm-r m,i.1 limes he has enjoyed and his academic ac Iium nh iiU cluring his four years. One such cadet n ir ing lii past four years at VMl is P. A. T. Bibb, known to us as " Perry. " During his cadetship he has been one of the busiest Brother Rats of the class. His academic standing was his primary concern, but he still found time to participate in most of the extra- curricular activities and did a fine job in all he attempted to do. Perry ' s talent was not the sole possession of VJSII, for a certain young Madison miss discovered in him the kindness, understand- ing and eagerness to help others that we, his Brother Rats, have known him by. His cadetship has been a true success, and with Connie ' s inspiration, the future looks bright indeed. DAVID GEORGE BISSET Dayton, Ohio History, Air Force — Private 4, Corporal 3, Sergeant 2, Lieutenant 1; Glee Club 4; Little Gym Com- mittee 2; Cadet (sports) 2; Baseball 2, 1; Inter- national Relations Club 1. Dave came to II with a determination to gain his regular commission, and eventually Air Force wings. Since he has been here, however, he has managed to obtain far more. Dave ' s hard work in academics and a constant attention to the mililary will place him high in the standing of VMl ladiiaic -. His life is not all work, but in- cluilcs a sprinkling of plain old fun. At first he was somewhat quiet and shy, but within the space of one semester his roommates turned him into a snowman of some repute. Dave ' s relations with the opposite sex have been very successful, a fact verified easily by dropping by sororities and mentioning his name. Now as our class comes to its end, we all wish Dave much success in whatever he may do — flying, teaching or Fran. HUGH HAMLETT BLACKWELL Wytheville, Virginia Civil Engineering, Infantry — Private 4, 2, 1, Corporal 3; Distinguished Military Student; Armed Forces Club 4, 3, 2, 1, Secretary 2, Vice President 1; Sucirty of Civil Engineers; Rat Basketball; SmuI|ih. I irginia Club; Floor Committee 2, 1;( a.l.l Wait.i , ' , 1. On September 12, 1956, the Institute welcomed 345 cadets, aU of whom appeared alike, except for one 6 ' 2 " dirty blond whose walk and talk marked him as a Southwest Virginia product. YMI was lucky to get " Buddy " for only a few days earlier he had decided not to attend VPI — said he had already been to one prep school and that he couldn ' t afford a tractor anyway. De- termined and well liked by all. Buddy will become one alnmmis we know VMl will be proud of. — n " 4 [£LASS m BOWLMAX TAIiLETOX BOWLKS, JR. Chattanooga, Tennessee History, Infantry — Private, 4, 3, 2, 1; Football 4; Varsity Rifle Team 4, 3, i, 1, Co-Captain ' 2, Captain 1; Armed Forces Club 4, 3, 2, 1; Sports Staff Cadet 4, 3, 2, 1; Monogram Club 4, 3, 2, 1; Monogram Minstrel 3, 2; Southern Conference All-Star Rifle Team 2; Intramurals 4, 3, 2, 1; Kentucky- Tennessee Club 4, 3, 2, 1. Many people come to VMI for varied and far reaching purposes. In coming to VMI some have set a goal for strengthening their characters in overcoming the perils of life. Bo was one of these few. His leadership ability, strength of character, and development of inner self have been successfully attained with little or no difficulty. One can look at the record of such a man and easily see that success will follow him in whatever field of endeavor he will choose to pursue. VMI can be proud that she has had the privilege of helping to forge tlie character and mind of such a person. WILLIAM CLIVIE BOXLEY, III Raleigh, Xorth Carolina English, Infantry — Private 4, 3, 1, Sergeant 2; Color Private 1; Rat Football 4; Tennis Manager 3, 2, 1 ; R. E. Dixon English Society 4, 3, 2, 1 ; Cadet Staff 2; Bomb Staft ' 1, Literary Editor 1; Floor Committee 3, 2; Hop Committee 1; Intramurals 4, 3, 2, 1; Distinguished Military Student 2, 1. Whirley came rolling in from Raleigh back in ' 56, unaware of the rigors of the Rat Line awaiting him. His constant friendly and amiable personality soon gained him a multitude of close friendships which he has firralv cemented in his four years at VMI. " Whirl " can be found in Scott Shipp every Monday through Friday consistently burning the midnight oil. The week ends, however, are always reserved for Lynchburg and the young lass from Randy Mac. X evertheless, these two essential practices have not kept him from taking an active part in many other affairs around the Institute. He has participated in everything from athletics to the Hop Committee, clearly showing his diversified talents. Although very intent on accomplishing his goals, Whirley can always lie counted on to drop whatever he is doing to lend a luliiiim hand. This altribute, coupled with his iliccrful disposition at all times, insures him of a successful future in all that he niav undertake. OSCAR JEROME BRITTIXGHAM, III Xewport X ews, ' irgini. Electrical Engineering, Air Force — Private 4, 3, 2, 1; Distinguished Student 3, 2; American Institute of Electrical Engineers 3, 2, Vice-Pres; Glee Club, 4, 3, 2, Publicity Director 1; Canterbury Club 4, 3, 2, 1; Cadet Vestry 2, 1; Monogram Minstrel 4, 3, 2; Judo 1; Intramurals 4, 3, 2, I; O.G.A. When September ' 56, rolled around, one of Tide- water ' s proudest inhabitants pulled out of the Warwick swamps and joined that somewhat con- fused group now known far and wide as the Class of 1960. Aside from a slightly tragic run-in with the Department of History, Jerry has come up with one of the finest sets of grades in the class, winding up number one in the old horror, E. E. But it isn ' t just grades or electric circuits that will remind us of " 0. J. " His wide smile, ready comeback, and tossing mop of hair will always be remembered by those who knew him, and especially by those fortunate enough to call him " Brother Rat. " It is with real regret that we part company, but wherever he goes, or w-hatever he does, he w ' ill always carry with him our best wishes and the confidence that success is sure to follow. -J " Henry ' ARCHIBALD McDOWELL BROWN Norfolk, Virginia Biology, Infantry — Private 4, 3, i, 1; Varsity Ten- nis 3, d, 1; Recreation Room Committee; Tidewater Club; " irginia Academy of Science; Officers of the Guard Association. Arch entered the walls of the Institute back in ' 56, arriving from the " swamps " of Norfolk, setting out on a new life, a life filled with a series of ups and downs — mostly downs. He has endeared himself to everyone by his friendly manner and a sincere personality that should carry him on to Ijetter things in later life. Arcli ne -er managed to develop any great taste tor th. ' niilil:iry yNl(iii ;iTid for tliis reason he con- sidered il ,1 r(,in|,l,.|, «;iste of his time to attend para. I. . m,,,, . liMii ,„ dull. It seems that the call of thci.pni winilou was always overpowering. Thenin the p]iii!; Iir lirads for the tennis courts as soon as the hl-,1 MH.U ll.rltS. Ili,-i plans Inr the future include ' " the girl next door " and civilian life. ' I ' l.l. Intr SE. BORN FLOURNOY BROWN Me-mico City, Mexico y, liil.,iilr — Private 4, 3, -2, 1; Golf Team 4, iiiia Xiadcmy of Science; Armed Forces Club; aid ( luli; Little Gym Committee; O.G.A.; nirals; Monogram Alinstrel. In the Fall of ' 56, Seafus breezed in the Institute fresh from gay times in Mexico City, and plunged inio tlie mil. ,1,1 rigors of the Rat line. It was some- tnn. Iiilni,. Si.ifus would admit that he hadn ' t ;i.(iii(i miles for nothing, but he shuffled tlin.iiL ' li liK year, and the three proceeding yi-ai-. .Ii |. laying the good-natured disposition and till- Il II ii.lly Millie which are so characteristic of him. One of Doc ' s boys, Seafus has survived four years of lectures and labs virtually unruffled. Although he has always been a confirmed private, Seafus is as handy with a saber as most of the " zebras " in barracks. Being cjuite a cosmopolite, he has always had a wnining way with the opposite sex, Imt latel - his eyes have been cast solely in one direction— Wil- liamsl nrg. We don ' t know yet just what the future holils for this best of Brother Rats, but with his un- beatable personality and his flair for the best things in life, he will surely come out ahead in whatever he undertakes. SHIRLEY MAURICE BROWN, .IR. Roanoke, Vihginia Civil Engineering, Infantry— Private 4, 3, Sergeant 2, 2nd Lieutenant 1; Recorder Honor Court 1; Distinguished Military Student; Ring Figure Com- mittee; . merican Society of Civil Engineering 3, ' , 1; Armed Forces Club 4, " 3, 2, 1: ' ar.sity Swimming 4; Roanoke Club 4, 3, -i, 1; Intramurals 4, 3, -2, 1; Company Representative Intramural Council ' 1; Floor Committee ' 2, 1; Canterbury Club 4, 3; Flight Instruction Program L From the " Star City of the South, " back in the dark ages of ' 56 came a smiling face which has brightened so many dreary days. Always amazing everyone by his many and varied interests, he seemed to know a little bit about everything. Whether at a party, or at a ball game he was always in there talking it up. His deals on the Institute were colossal and if any of our class came out ahead against this hallowed place it would certainly have been our own little " Henrv. " ' ' ■::rir. A -x -5? - v SVASWXSK-:K.!.; S »Sg5gS gaiSJ8S™ FRANCIS MARION BRUCE, JR. Sperhyville, Virginia Electrical Engineering, Artillery — Private i, ' i, ■, ' , 1 ; American Institute of Electrical Engineers; Intra- murals i, 3, i, 1. Brew came to VMI from Sperryville, A ' irginia, anticipating a glorious life of luxury and glamour. Being hriglit-eyed, bushy-tailed and cocky from the first, he has managed to accomplish this ideal even with interference from his academics. His exploits, including his stint of paratroopiiig at Alumni Hall, have been topics of con ( ' rsatitin around the stoops. He will be long remeinl ered liy his Brother Rats as a friendly but still cocky guy. .JAMES DAVID BYRLEY Pe. risburg, Virgini. Chemistry, Artillery— Private i, 3, 2, 1: Rat Swimming; Varsity Swimming 3; American Chemi- cal Society; Southwest Virginia Club; Westminster Fellowship 4, 3; Intramurals 4, 3. In September of ' 56 Dave entered VMI from tlic farmlanfls of Pearisburg, Virginia. Since then Dave lias made many discoveries in the field of science, especially chemistry and Col. Ritchey ' s qual organic. In library methods, a usual IS-week course, 1 )n -e finished up in two nights and handed in a top- imtrh piece of work. Finally, in physical chemistry and the milk shake experiment and those thirty dollar thermometers — no comment as to why the whole section was charged $1. ' 2.5 per man that day! In ;ill si ' iidiisiios. na ' c ' s one of the finest assets to thr ,rirnr,. ,,l , l „ 1 1 1 1 stry . Always full of fun and al ;i niiiiii; , yil when the chips are down he al H_ ,., t laiic.-, thrtiugh in grand style. l)a e, one of the finest and most sincere of Hrotlier Rats — good luck in all your future endeavors. May you always be as successful as you ROBERT COLEMAN CAEDW KM, Vivi. N, Lorisi. N. English, Infantry — Private 4, 3, i, 1; Rat Wrestling: Fencing 3, ' 2, 1: Captain Fencing Team; Deep South Club 3, -2, 1 ; Officers of the Guard .Association. September, 1956, saw the arrival of Fud Caldwell, swamp philosopher, to the turbulent ' MI scene. .Always ready to defend the honor of his beloved Deep South, Fud will expound for hours upon the virtues of Southern rights, Southern hospitality and Southern women, but, even so, he can be depended upon to help even the most dyed-in-the-wool yankee when the need arises. If Fud doesn ' t become the next continental army commander, he and Charlotte will probably settle down and begin raising the next VMI class of ' 77; but regardless of his goals, we are sure that lie will be not only the pride of Louisiana but that uf ' MI. ..miJii.Liiiixil»liM ..WWH M V FIRSi BAYLISS O ' iXEAL CALLAHAN Glen Allen, Virglvlv Civil Engineering, Air Force — Private i, Corporal 3, Sergeant ' 2, 2nd Lieutenant 1; Armed Forces Club i, 3, 2, 1 ; American Society of Civil Engineers 3, 2, 1 ; Rat Wrestling 4 ; ' arsity Wrestling 3, 2. Neal came to VMI from Glen Allen, and brought with him a strong attitude of individuality, wliich he has maintained throughout his cadetship. Never one to complain, Neal has always looked at prolj- lems as being surmomitable, no matter how im- possible and dark they may appear. He has truly earned the term " Brother Rat " from his aliility to listen and offer a solution to any problem anyone may bring him. A very handy man with a slide rule, as his grades pleasantly reflect, a member of that elite society called AFROTC, along with a very special little red head, Neal will do well in life either as a civilian or an . ir Force officer. The best of luck always. Brother Rat. NORWOOD RONALD CAMPBELL Sax Diego, C.4.liforsi- English, Artiller — Private 4, 3, 2, li Cnf f Staff; Armed Forces Club. Ron went the way of many misguided engiTieers, and after three semesters of E. E. decided he was actually cut out to be an L. A. He has spent the renuiinder of his cadetship pro " ing he was right. - firm believer in sleep, Ron spentls his afternoons resting for the hard night of T aheail. . most gracious acceptor of kidding, one has to work at making Ron angry. L ' ndecided whether to follow his father into the military, or to continue his study in graduate school, Ron ' s energetic per- sonality and desire to get ahead will make him a credit to VMI, regardless of his choice. LEONARD GRANT CARaONE Richmond, Virgini.4 English, . rtiller. — Pri -ate 4, 1, Corporal 3, Sergeant 2; R. E. Dixon English Society 2; .Armed Forces Club; Cadet Staff; Glee Club; Judo Team; Monogram Minstrel 2, 1 ; Timmins Music Society. L. G. arrived from the Holy City that bright September day in 1956, ready for four years of college life, but for some reason he was never able to attend college. However, he was fortunate enough to find a home at the Institute and it was here that he gave up the idea of ever going to college. Leonard won many friends here, mostly through his desire to help others and his winning personality. Whatever lie decides to do in later life, we know that success will be with him. He was the life of our class for four years. We wish you the best of e ' erything in the future. ' »W»« ' . --w -- " A, n ii bLASS English, Armor — Private i, 1, Corporal 3, Sergeant ' 2; Distinguished Military Student; Superior Cadet Ribbon Award and Citation 4; Armed Forces Club 4, 3, 1, Program Director i: Distinguished in general merit ' 2; f ' M{ Cadet Staff ' 2, Military Editor 1; (lice Club 1; Timrains Music Soc-iety 3, 2; R. E. Dixon English Society 3, ' 2, 1; Westminster Fellow- ship 4, 3; Richmond ' Club 4, 3, -2, 1; JVho ' s niio Anwtig Stiidenlx in American Ciilleije.t and Uni- versities 1. " .JB " undoubtedly was born with a Ranger patch in his moutli, and a paracliute for a diaper. Only with this beginning could a man ha ' e become so dedicated to the Military Profession, as exemplified by his excellent record. Jack ' s proficiency lies not only in the military field, but in the academics and extracurricular activities as well. He is the only L. we know who regularly goes to late study. Since all work and no play makes .Jack a dull boy, " JB " wastes no time in getting to the Pine Room " firstest with the niostest. " World, we present to you. Jack Car . . SHBY LYLE CHAMI5i;i{l.[ Chevy Chase, Civil Engineering, Infantry — Private 4, 3, 2, 1; American Society of Civil Engineers 4, 3, 2, 1; Wrestling 4, 3. From anywhere in liarracks yon could hear the clank of weights when Ashb ' y was bent on physical im[)ro -ement. There was no half way measure in anything Ash attempted, whether it was workiTig to be Mr. America or the ne ' er-ending struggle lor the Dean ' s list. Late studv was not something .Vsh mi.ssed often. . notlirr of till- bovs from Hie rorncr. . sh kept ev,rvn,„. Ill Mihlir, Thr ,,i|,,r, nf L ' liii pnudcr and e li;ill-l -llhlLr ;Hr r:MNlll;,r In llllll lis |l,. |,,1|,,WS Ws othrr llllnVsN We Icrl Hint A,li ' drirniiination and will to get ahead will carry him over the rough spots in life and will bring him out on top. . sh will be missed a great deal by all who knew him. RD BERT EDWARD CL. .Y, JR. SmITHFIELD, VlRGINI.i Civil Engineering, . rtillery — Private 4, 3, 2, 1 ; American Society of Ci ' il Engineers 3, 2, 1 ; West- minster Fellowship: Armed Forces Club; Tide- water Club; Ring Figure Little Gym Committee; Officers of the Guard Association; Indoor Track 4, 2, 1; Outdoor Track 4, 3, 2, 1; Honor Court; Distinguished Student - Henry came to the Institute from Sniithtield (the land of ham and Lucy, too) not to excell militarily, but to establish new records in NEB. On week ends, however, the slide rule was hung on its nail, and he took his weekly trip to " Randy Mac. " Often mistaken for an English major because of his command of the vernacular, he has always had a pleasant word for everybody, in- cluding the sentinels. He is one of the few people to return from summer camp via Tiajuana with a smile on his face and endless tales of his travels " south of the border. " Bofj will always be remembered for his sincere friendship and sports car w ave. He ' s all your, Lucy. " Lots of Luck. " FIRS KHNNKTH WILLIAM COATi:s Seiiiour, Indiana Electrical Engineering, Artillery — Private 4, 3, i, 1 ; Football 4, 3; Wrestling 4: Lutheran Club; Inter- national Relations Club; American Institute of Electrical Engineers; Amateur Radio Chili; Sounil Teehnican 1; Intramurals -i, 1. The Ole Dad, that great big handsome specimen of man and animal from the Hoosier State, came to us like a Christmas gift in the tall of ' 56. Immediately he began to change the system. He majored in Radio Repairs, PX Sales, Parties, Bull Sessions, Intramurals, and Sem. Oh yes, be always went to a few classes on the side. 01 ' Dad was always a great one for a party; he was always one of the first to come running when he heard the word. Seriously, when Kenny departs from the Institute, he will br nii ' id by ninny. His friendliness and thoniililfubi. Imi- oIIk r- have added much to these four y Mrs. Willi hi- |Hipctual smile and wonderful personality, Kciiii - will surely become a success, no matter WvM lie may clioose in later life. GEORGE PRENTICE COBB Fairview, Pennsylvania Chemistry, Infantry — Private 4, 3, ' i, 1; American Chemical Society 4, 3, ' ■2, 1; Company Food Representative; Armed Forces Club 4; Westminster Fellowship 4. In Sejjtember of " ; (), the first George Cobb at ' MI walked into Jackson . rch, and with him came a jovial spirit. George has had a lot of " firsts " while he has been here. The first rat up to the General Committee, the first rat to blow up the rat chemist ry lab, and the first second of the class of " 60 to be strained by Col. Ritchey. George ' s third class vear lie became a full-fledged member of the TGS club and chose sack 101 as an elective subject. His second class year Col. Ritchey got hold of George, and told him to cleaii ort ' his black boartl with a pitchfork before the janitor saw it. Col. Ritchey and George never did see eye to eye — George wanted sack 101 as an electi -e and Col. Ritchey thought dift ' erent. After 4 " zips, " so did George. George has always had the aliilit ' to get along with anyone, and is a valuable asset to any i arty. When George leaves (this year or next), ' MI will lose one of its most colorful characters. ROBERT SAMUEL COCHRAN, JR. Ale-kandria, Virginia Electrical Engineering, . rtillery — Private 4, 3, 2, 1; Rat Swimming 4; A ' arsitv Swimming 4, 3; Member AIEE ' 2, 1; Chairman, . IEE 1; OGA 1: Barracks Sound Electrican 1; Intramurals 4, 3, ' 2, 1. Jack, Rob, and Mike, with their personality, intellect, dependability, and all around good nature, will be an asset in any field they set their sights on. They ' ve given a new meaning to the words Brother Rat, and with the fair sex at HoUins, Sweetbriar, and Randolph-Macon, they have achieved goals hitherto unknown to the layman. They ne ' ( r achieved military rank, but with a spark and ;i I iciniidlr-.s energy, they led in upholding the Fir-t (111 " I ' liMile Traiiition. It is with deepest regret that we members of the Class of llltiU join in saying to this trio, " Good-by. " ?!S5 py 7gy asisssi«?wsmiw ia.- mSB pJLASS Electrical Engineering, Air Force — Private 4, ' 2, 1, Corporal 3; " C " Co. Guidon Bearer 1; A. I. E. E.; Southwest Virginia Club 4, 3, i, 1. The fall days of 1956 found Joe Ed with his new shoes and ready smile in the barracks at VMI. True to his good-humored nature, he found a lot to laugh at around the Institute. He ' s still laughing, a little hysterically perhaps, but the Institute will do that to you. Between the F. I. P. program and a certain nursing student, Joe found many excuses to be in Lynchburg. Everybody here knows Joe Ed will come out s i((r sl ' ully in liolh | 1i:im ' s i.I ' his life stem- ming from lllv r |.rn, ' rMC in IIliI iiI -. Good luck and God .sped, .lor K,l. Tl,,. I ' rhi (,iin.i Fan Club ' s gonna miss (iu on .M()ii(l;i nii liLs in the P. X. George ' JOHN JOSEPH CorCillEIN Norfolk, Vikoini.i Civil Engineering, Air Force — Private 4, Corporal 3, " A " Company Supply Sergeant, Regimental Supply Sergeant 2, Regimental Adjutant 1; Hop and Floor Committee " 2, 1; American Society of Ci ' il Engineers 3, ' ■2, 1; Newman Club 4, 3, 2, 1; Distinguished Military Student; " ]Vho ' x Who in American Colleges and Cniversities; " Tidewater Club. Seagull came to VMI fresh from the swamplands of Tidewater. As he first walked through Jackson Arch, the three things he must ha -e had foremost in his mind were diploma, rank, and fiiriids. And to us who know him, he has prn c n liiiiliiy pmlicient in all three. There ' s not a person m l.arrac ks who dnrsu ' l know and like " The Gull. " He has always l I Ini- ' li in hi- c la-- academically, although much (j| In- liini- lia- Kiin taken up by his duties, because ,,f llir lii h rank lir lias held in the Corps. Also, he lia- in rr Ihi 11 one to turn down a party. The baltlo for 111- nia-riiliiie charms between brunettes and lilundc- was linally won by the latter, although he ne er could reniemljer where she went to school. GEORGE IRVIN COULBOURN, JR. Suffolk, ' ihginu Physics, Artillery — Private 4, 3, 2, 1; Aruerican Institute of Physics, 4, 3, ' 2, Vice-President 1 ; Rifle Team 4, 3, ' 2, Manager 1: Armed Forces Club 4, 3; Monogram Minstrel 1; Tidewater Club 4, 3, ' 2, 1. Old Col came out of the depths of the Dismal Swamp to the sunny hills of Lexington to follow — almost — in the footsteps of his " Mink " father. After his Rat year of shining and bucking, he decided tlial tla- life of a private vas the life for him, and lir pronvcled to acquire the " best look- ing " belt lull kli- in the corps. Never one to let his grades fall. Cot kept after his books and is one of the highest ranking men in his major subject. The summer between the third and second class St good snmm vears was the I Suffolk, for inini.dialol, met his future in tin p.i belle from Seni. It didn for the third time and i Slimmer for the cirls in 1 11 ivtiuii to VMI he 11 ot a -«r,.t littlr . llalita take Cul lung tu gu under May of his second class year he put the diamond on Kit ' s hand. Shortly after hearing tlie graduation march. Col will hear wedding bells and then he is off for a two-year stint with Lhicle Sam. After that he plans to go to graduate school. Whatever he does, we know he will do it well. Good luck, George and Kit, from the Brother Rats of ' GO. MLLIAM FRANK CRESSALL Alexandria, Viuginia History; Armor — Private 4, Corporal 3, Supply Sergeant 2, Captain 1; Distinguished ililitary Student; Armed Forces Club -t, 3, •J, 1. Originally from Montana, Bill fell in love with Virginia at first sight. Needing a rest from his world travels, he decided to vacation at VMI for four years. His " Rat " year, however, diil not dampen his urge to travel, and he venturcil to Poland the following summer. Spending a great deal of his time restricted to tlie Institute during his third class year, confinement became habit forming, and he vacationed that summer at Quantico. Bill profited greatly his second class year, as he discovered a short cut from Washington which was only 14 hours and 10 tours longer than the long way. Apparently the military atmosphere appealed to him as he worked liis way up (and down) through the ranks and, surprisinglv enough, became Cadet Captain. IVspite this ad.l.-d r,-sp,m il.ility, he still found time for stn.lics, as well as the lif;liter side of life. Bill will be remembered as a person who could mix military bearing with a smile, ami jiroduce a winning personality. RAYMOND FRANCIS CRICKENBERGP:!! Lycnhbctrg, Virginia Civil Engineering, Armor — Corporal 3, Private 4, 2, 1; Lynchburg Club, 4, 3, 2, 1; Cadet Waiter; American Society of Civil Engineers; Armed Forces Club; Cheerleader 2, Head Cheerleader 1; Baptist Student Union; Flight Training; Distin- guished Military Student; Monogram Minstrel 1; Officers of the Ciuard Association. Ray aine to VMI from the Virginia town of I.yncliburg, and it took him only two days to become well known. This Rat line was to be walked in a military manner, but with feet the size of Crick ' s, this was almost impossible. This didn ' t bother Ray in the least, because he was too busy with his studies and his week ends in Lynchburg. As far as studies go, the math problem hasn ' t been written that Rav roiiMii ' t finallv (iL ' un- out. But Crick e,i.l.|,liip li,i-it I l„,ri all .Indies. For two vears he and Ills leel lia e l.icn se. ' ii in front of the cadet corps leading cheers at the football games. He can also be found all over barracks, taking in all the latest stoop poop and giving a friendly hello to everyone he in ets, no matter what class he is in. His frieiidslii,, is valued l.v .ill his lirother Rats, and in the fill iiiv l!a v- .liould .In as well, if not better, than he has dune in liis fuur vears as a cadet. WILLIAM HOWARD DABNEY Gloucester Cou.nty, Virginia English, Marine Corps — Pri ' atc 4, Sergeant 2 1st Lieutenant 1; Glee Club; Soccer Team 3, 2, Co- Captain 1; Intramurals. Sergeant Dabney came to VMI in September, 1957, from the Geisha houses of Japan and the v. S. Marine Corps. Wee Willie, although known for his easygoing attitude at the Institute, has confounded the experts and is graduating in only three years. His cadetship has lieen unique in other ways, too. He skipped the rank of corporal and went right on to Sergeant and then Lieutenant, but to his Brother Rats he will be remembered most for his amiable ways and the generous and sincere way he treated his fellow cadets. Although we are happy for Bill ' s success, his Brother Rats will be thinking of him when the final " Old Yell " is given for ' 61. ' CLASS JAMES KEARNEY DALY Orchard Park, Ne«- Y ' okk Biology — Private 4, 3, 2, 1; Floor Committee; Hop Committee; Assistant Football Manager; Head Varsity Football Manager; Newman Club; Intra- mural Coach. " Big Jim " Daly, sometimes known to his many friends as " Big Daddy, " came to this haven with a VMI heritage that dated back before Stonewall Jackson. The man with the mostest of the bestest also lias a reputation of being the most well in- fornu ' d. Wearing a jovial smile at all times, this positi -e thinking, hardworking guy has made a multitude of life-long friends. Being a habitual member of the 3;00 Club, Jim has won for himself a high place in his Biology curriculum. Not only is Jim the biggest " Rat Daddy " in the corps, but he also takes care of the Big Red Team. Jim wants medicine more than anything in the world, and vc are sure that he will made it. ROBERT EMMETT DALY, JI{. Bridgeville, Pennsvlvanh History, Air Force— Private 4, 3. ' 2, 1; XcwniaTi Club 4, 3, i, 1; International Relations Cluli -i, I; Soccer 4, 3, 2; Officers of the Guard .Association 1: Rat Football; Intramurals 4, 3, •■2, 1. From out of the bright lights and gaiety of Bridgeville, Bob came to the somber little town of Lexington. He quickly adjusted from the hood-life of D.. . ' s and pegged pants to the crew- cut and straight pants of VMI. Through hard work and long nights of late study, he moved from the geology lab to the Taft Room. Also by long hours of practice, he has developed into a fine bowler and someday may break 100. " Dales, " as he ' s fondly called by his friends, is quite the man with the girls. Imagine the stamina and fortitude of such a lad who had six (i.ates during one Christmas vacation! It is because of these traits that Bob will find no obstacle too great nor any task too tough to overcome. THOM-VS XANCE DANIEL, JR. Bristol, Virginia Biology, Air Force — Private 4, Corporal 3, Sergeant ■2, Private 1 ; VMI Bomb Start ' 1 ; Virginia Academy of Science; Southwest A ' irginia Club; Armed Forces Club 2; Recreation Committee 1; Rat Wrestling 4; Rat Football 4; Varsity Football 3, 2, 1. For the last four years, Tom has gained a reputa- tion that has spread past the limits of the Institute and all the way across the state. Not one to marvel at the splendor of the military system, he tried to " let loose " on his week ends to rid himself of the strain built up during his week of study and military training. But it can never be said that all play and no work made Tom a dull boy, as he spent many long afternoons on the football field and many late hours in the biology lab. Knowing life at the In- stitute would be no picnic, Tom set a goal when he was a Rat that required a strenuous pace which he followed for his entire cadetship. " This endeavor paid oft ' as he acquired the respect and friendship of his instructors and classmates, and excelled in his academics as well as on the gridiron. No matter whether he decides on a life as a " jet jockey " or as a doctor, Tom is sure to exceed and will always be remembered by the Class of 1960. .uLi.ijJi.iraa FIRS| EDWARD BRAXTON DAVIS, III POHTSMOUTH, ' lHGl. I. History, Armor — Private 4, 3, 1, Sergeant ' 2; Glee Club i, 1; International Relations Club 3, ' 2, 1; History Club 3; Armed Forces Club 4, 2, 1; Tide- water Club -1, 3, 2, 1; Distinguished Student 2; Geology Lab Assistant 1 ; Cadet Staff 2, 1, K.xclKiiigo Editor. Out of the depths of tlie great Tidewater swamp came this Keydet in the fall of 1956. Since that time, E. B. has made his mark both as a History major and a classmate. A staunch member of the L. A. Hay Club, Ed has nevertheless managed to lead his major, with time for a few other activities. These have not kept him too busy to help his friends, however, and he is well liked by everyone. A picture filled with success seems a certainty for this dis- tinguislied " Brother Rat. " . ICH0L.4S RAY DELAPLANE Fhont Roy. l, Virgini.a. Electrical Engineering, Air Force — Private 4, 3, 2. 1 ; .Ajnerican Institute of Electrical Engineers. Nick ' s survival liere, he feels, was verv uiieveiit- ; tliat hi- liwiv becnM.lulll,.|V,|.llul |HTM.r,||,..l ll. ' IVat MI. liul it is quite capablr nf -baking nir Ih, ' ,■.,!, webs of and blooming into quite a li ' ely young thing when the opportunity Not asking much of others, he just wants to be left alone by ye ' ol Institute. ANTHONY DICAPRIO Richmond Hill, New York IIisti.r -. .VniKir — Private 4, 1, Corporal 3, Sergeant 2; IMiuMu- Cnuncil 3, 2, I; Cadet Waiter 2, 1; ' arik.r (hill k 3, 2, 1; OtHcers of the Guard Asso- ciation; Wiv.-tling 2, 1. Tony, a misplaced organ-grinder from New York, came to VMI in 1956. His Brother Eats were at first mystified by his " close the lights " or " shut the water " but soon accepted these classics as a part of Tony. By his third class year he had become pro- ficient in such arts as how-to-get-home-to-see- Joy and how-to-sleep-in-class-aiid-get-good-grades. Tony ' s second class year was brought to a peak with merely a tank and a telephone pole. Another memorable event was his engagement to Joy during Ring Figure, which included a migration of half of Little Italy to Lexington. His first class year proved to be the peak in his four years at the Institute. Throughout his final year Tony strengthened the lionds with his Brother iiaN. riui ' tnincd tn inaki- gi.od grailcs and reinforced lii,- irpiilalhin a a ni: t ivspoiisihihtv. Bv his strong , hara ten, of lininor an l his aliility to do a good job whenever asked to, Tony has gained the respect of his classmates and instructors and has become an integral part of the class of 1960. 3LASS w HUNTER THOMPSON ' DOVEL LuiiAY, Virginia Biology, Armor — Private 4, 3, i, 1; Officers of the Guard Association 1; Cadet Waiter 1; Track -t; Intramurals i, 3, i, 1. Hunter came to the Institute from tiie picturesque town of Luray, in the upper Shcnaruionh ' alley. He is one of the few cadets to raihuitc from the Institute in 3)- years, and actually, lie wnuld have Hked to have graduated earlier. He is known for his friendly and easy-going manner. His way with women is just one of his attributes. One of the " Valley Boys, " and referred to as " Mr. Casual, " Hunter is a hard worker, and has the confidence of his Brother Rats that he will be a success in what- ever endeavor he chooses. WILLIAM MINOR DRIVER RocKBUiDGE Baths, Virginia Civil Engineering, Infantry — Private 4, 3, Sergeant •2, Second Lieutenant 1; Track 4; Intramurals 4, ' 2, 1; American Society of Civil Engineers; Armed Forces Club 2; Rockbridge County Club. Soon after his arrival at the Institute, Bill was christened " . cv " bv his Brother Rats, and though this nickname has had many ariations throughout the last four years, the original has stuck with him. Bill must have made a big hit with the General Committee his first year, for he was the only Rat in history to have " all duty " the morning after one of its (Iit.iiIc.I meetings. It is ex hlnil iIliI academics have not been some- thing that Hill needed to worry about. With relatively little study, he has kept pace with the " brains " of the Civil Engineering curriculum. Late study was a bad word for Bill when the sack was calling him in the evening. Now he wants to put that knowledge to work for the Army in the Corps of Engineers. It seems a sure thing that Bill will find a brilliant career in engineering, and we can be sure that " Acey " will be heard from again. DONALD KEISTER DUNCAN Bhadley, West Vihginia Electrical Engineering, . ir Force — Prixate 4, 1, Corporal 3, Sergeant 2; American Institute of Electrical Engineers; Intramurals. Wiether down in the gym in the midst of a hot intramural game, or up in barracks cracking those books. Dunk always displays a steady iletcnnina- tion which will help carry him far in life, no matter what field he chooses. Best of luck in the future, Brother Rat! FIRST lilCllAltD EDWARD DUNCAN Reva, Virginia History, Armor — Private -V, 1, Corporal 3, Sergeant J; Football 4, 3, ' 2, 1: Baseball 3: Track i: Inter- national Relations Cluli 3, i: Armed Forces Club. When Dune came down from Reva with a football scholarship in his hand, the military store was over- joyed to find they could finally get rid of the size ' 20 gloves they had been storing since New Market. Dune never had trouble finding girls, but always seemed to have a different date for every hop, as evidenced by the number of female faces smiling out from his desk blotter. He adjusted to the military system from the start and never seemed to get into trouble as a Rat, as shown by the increasing number of stripes on his sleeve each year. Although many minor calamities occur daily in the Ufe of any cadet. Dune took everything in stride. His good natured laughter was a familiar sound in b.- rracks. TIi- always did more than hi.s share for tin- ccirp .i well as in his athletic en- deavors. No hill ,i (Mr too big or too small for him if it mcanl liil|)ii(i: someone else. His future plans require a decision between law school and the military service. In either he is sure to be a success, for each will need Dune ' s never failing congeniality. LOUIS ALEXANTDER DIXL.U ' , .11!. PuL. SKi, Virginia Civil Engineering, Air Force — Private i, l,Corp " ral 3, Sergeant i Judo 2, 1; Westminster Fellowslii] f; American Society of Civil Engineers 3, ' 2, 1; liciMB Staff ' 2; .Armed Forces Club ' 2; Intramurals i, 3, 2, 1; OGAl. From out of the hills of Southwest Virginia came our baby-faced country boy. The " baby " of the class, . lex soon showed us that his lack of years did not bother him a bit. His grades did not set the world on fire, but we feel pretty sure that his bridges will stand. Although known for his " come on let ' s have a partv " attitude, . lex has not .surpri.sed many people with ' his aliilitv to come through in the clutch and get things donr. We knew he had it in hhii. His smiling fare and sparkling personalitv will be re- membered long after the 14th of .lune, 1960. WILLIAM ALFRED ELLIOTT Suffolk, Virginia I- ' lcctrieal Engineering, Artillery — Private 4, 3, 2, 1. .Vnjeriian Institute of Electrical Engineers 2, 1; ( ffhcers of the Guard Association, 1 ; Manager, Country i, 3, i, 1 ; Manager, Indoor Track, 4, 3, 2, 1 ; Manager, Outdoor Track 4, 3, 2, 1, Tidewater Club, 4, 3, 2, 1. " Peanuts " rose to the position of Battalion C. O. on turnabout day, but this and the concentrated effort of many corporals failed to persuade this Suffolk man to assume the military role. Regardless, Bill has demonstrated at numerous situations the ability to function efhciently in any capacity afforded by the Institute. Through determination and countless hours of late stuiiy. Hill attained the position of a First Class Electrical Engineer, which is a considerable achieve- ment among the rank Practical electrical loss, for " Peanuts " 1 fession as his career, personality and the de- of engineering will su« its staff ' of professors. Ihr V. V. Cli; i truly suffered a I lie teaching pro- .1 l,v an nu ' nvnble .Milnirnl. Ilie (i ' M ,v tliisad.lilion to CLASS EARL CHARLES EMERSON Richmond, Virginia Civil Engineering, Armor — Private 4, 3, 2, 1 : Wrestling 4, 3; American Society of Civil Engineers 3, 2, President 1; Richmond Club. Charlie first visited the Institute in September of 195 2 and stayed for two years until he found the going a little rough, so he decided to try something different. After a practice jump from the third stoop the " Old Man " went Airborne for two years with his " Uncle Sam " and after that he tried earn- ing a living in the outside world until he saw the light. He decided In iiliiin to the Listitute and pursue Jimmy M(ii;.mii Mmlcrful road to fame and fortune. His l.iirs mI jnl.s. parties and female conquests are ton iiiiiruTniis to mention. The best of success to you, " Old .Man. " WtLLL4M CLUTE ENNISS Norfolk, Virgini. . History, . ir Force — Private, 4. 3, ' 2, Second Lieutenant 1; Glee Club 4; Varsity Track 4, 3, ' 2, 1; Cross-Couiitry 3, ' 2, 1; Monogram Minstrel, director ' 2, 1; Cadet Manager VMI Post Exchange 1 ; Monogram Club 3, , 1, Secretary-Treasurer 2, Vice-President, 1; Tidewater Club 4, 3, ' 2, 1; American Institute of Electrical Engineers 3; Intramurals 4, 3, ' 2, 1. When Bill first came to VMI from the Tidewater Area he was a casual, carefree, money-loving boy who never expected things to happen as they did. After four years of hard work, late study, and weekends at " Sem " , Bill is no longer the same casual and rai ' cl ' n i- boy, Imt hr -till brni known to go al ' lri ' 111;, I iiiMii.y. Ahnnvi ;ill lii, ,;;- lime is taken up b -pmN or r ti;Miiiii. nliii ' :irlivities, but Bill alnay manages lu lake a Ich ininutes to chat with iiis many friends in barracks whenever he meets them. Bill is already a success in every- thing he has undertaken, and we know the future will be the same. JOHN RICHARD EVAXS WiLMERDING, PeNNSYLV. NH History, . rmor — Private 4, 3, 2, 1; Varsity Foot- ball 4, 3, 2, 1; Rat Basketball; Rat Baseball; Monogram Club 3, 2, 1; Armed Forces Club ' 2, 1, Treasurer 2; Little Gym Conmiittee. Dick came to VMI for the first time in March, 1956. He fell in love with the Institute then and there and refused to go anywhere else. Through his four years here he has become known as the fastest talker in the corps. He is always ready with a smile for everyone and a bet on the pools. Many of the fairer sex have fallen before him, but he still manages to stay unattached. In his Rat year, Dick dyked " The Animal " and has been following in his footsteps by his own ex- ploits on the football field. He has become a firm believer in the system and is a staunch supporter of the " Rat Daddy " corps. All in all, Dick has been a great Brother Rat, one whom we have admired and respected. I ' m sure that no one in the Class of 1960 will ever forget " Mumbles. " - FRANK LOITIS FERRIER Atlanta, Georgia Biologj ' , Armor — Private 4. 1, Corporal 3, Serpeaiit i: Football 4; Wrestling 4; Virginia Academy of Science 4, 3, " 2, 1; International Relations Clul ; Armed Forces Club 4, 3, Treasurer ' 2, President 1; Archaeology Club 4, 3, ' 2, President 1; Newman Club; Intraniurals; Deep South Club; Weight Lifting Team. All wrapped up in a liundle of energy, we have the biggest " plugger " of our class. Determination and stamina fused together into a solid mass i)f Ferrier caused him to be an outstanding athlete. Much to the coaches ' distress, Frank decided to devote and channel his entire time and aspirations to being a physician. Many nights were spent in the biology building into the late of the night soak- ing up detailed bits of knowledge about the field of medicine. In addition to presiding over the Archaeology Club, Frank was elected to the presidency of the Armed Forces Club. His sincere interest in the problems of others and his magic personality has made friends for him from all classes. Frank is a sure bet to succeed in the field of nieilicine. CHRISTOPHER RYLAND FLEET AiiLiNGTON, Virginia Civil Engineering, Artillery — Private 4, 1, Corporal 3. Sergeant 2; American Society of Civil Engineers; ' arsity Tennis 3, " 2, 1; Yankee Club 3, 2; Intra- niurals. Chris came fn VMI work and he don.- ■ when to work ;ind wlin his clas irsitv te 1,1 .-till III: His Brat ready to i;irs. Knowing li;is stood high Mini, ' ram on the ability has been estalilislied on many a picnic where he has held the rcccird for beer bottle stacking. A quiet, easy-going attitude has made " The Fly " well liked in barrack- ind In- talent for smoothing over the broken rnm.iiM ,. .,1 Ins Brother Rats has not gone unheeded. Alter holding rank tor two year.-, (hri- tincly saw the light and became one of till lie-t lir-l class privates in the corps. A drive to get iiiurr done in a shorter time will certainly make Chris high in the ranks of civil engineer- FRANCIS PAUL FOX Boston, Massachusetts English, Armor — Private 4, 1, Corporal 3, Sergeant 2; Rat Wrestling; Intraniurals 4, 3, 2, 1; Canter- bury Club 4, 3, ' 2, 1; Cadet Vestry -2, 1; VAS 4, 3; English Society ' 2, 1 ; Y ' ankee Club 4, 3, ' 2, 1 ; Little Gym Committee; Treasurer Ring Committee; General Committee Recorder 1 ; Officers of the Guard Association; Clerk Second Battalion; P. T. Cadre 2, 1. With a conscientious and determined spirit Frank entered VMI in the fall of 1956. During his four years here at the Institute he has displayed this spirit in every endeavor. Most of us have come to know Frank as one willing to help in every way. We will never forget the many hours of work Frank s]ient in iniTLdini. ' tiL ' ures and posting ring debts as Trr;i-nnT of tlir lllilii liiiiL ' ' ommittee. I.iko iii.iiiv of I1-. Fr;irik resigned himself to not holding rank In- lir-t .la- year. This, however, did not prevent him from directing his efforts in other channels. Whether prominentlj- or behind the scenes, Frank has done much to make the Institute of 1960 the most efficient yet. He will long be remembered for his significant contribu- tions to the drive and accomplishments of our class. His cadetship is now at an end but his ])ersoiialily, friendliness and personal dri e will long be remem- bered. 7 TT ? 7) ' » ' ' g ' ' i ' g ' MUM It CLASS t VAUGHAX MLRRELL FOXWELL, JR. Princess Axse, Marylaxd Civil Enjiineering, Air Force — Private 4, Corporal S, Sergeant ' 2, Private 1; Armed Forces Club 3, i, 1; American Socictv of Civil Engineers 3, ' 2, 1; Internatinrial Reiations Club 1; OGA 1: Distin- guished Military Student ' 2, 1; Intramurals 4, 3, 2, 1; Westminster Fellowship 4. " Fox " came to us from the Eastern Shore of Maryland. The effect was so devastating that he is still the only one from the Eastern Shore of Maryland at the Institute. Watch out when Fox- oils up his slide rule, because in a short time it will lie smoldering. Fox is one of those lucky i ' ' • iinlix iilii;ils who has the opportunity to fulfill iii lilr-lnim :ini- bition to fly. He will be one of Vnclc Sani ' .s fly boys for the next five years. Torn between flying, engineering, and graduate school, only time will tell where " Fox ' s " future lies, but whichever field he chooses, his Brother Rats are sure he will be a success. .JAMES BOYD FRENCH Gary, West Virginia Electrical Engineering, Air Force — Private 4, 2. I, Corporal 3; BasketbaU 4, 3, 2, 1; Cadet Waiter: Wesley Foundation; Intramurals; American In- stitute of Electrical Engineers. Down from the mountains of West Virginia came Jim, better known to everybody as " Slink. " When he arrived here at the Institute he saw a somewhat different life tlini. tli:il U Hhich he had been accustomed. But tliK iiiiiHH- iiruMi-m i,f tin- Institute " Tac " officers and ir;;ul,il ions iliil not bother him in the least, because Jim had, and still has, an uncanny ability of not letting anything disturb him in any way. If anyone else had been faced with the problems that he had they would have thrown in the towel long ago. But " Slink " came to VMI to be an E. E. and to play basketball and he did just that. There were some great times and there were bad ones, P. T. ' s and confinement. But through it all came " Slink " unbothered, unscratched, and a little older and smarter, . lways a great guy! CLIFFORD FIELD FRITH, .11!. Lexington, ' irginia Chemistry, - ir Force — Private 3, 2, 1; . nierican Chemical Society 3, -2, 1 ; Baptist Club 3, 2, Presi- dent 1; Religious Council ' 2, 1; Rockbridge County Club; Air Force " B " Board, 1. Out of the hills came a fella answering to tlie cry of " Dumbo " , who has the elite distinction of being the only man in the corps compelled to enter barracks through the arches sideways. After s iicumljing to the rigors of a coed North Carolina rnllcge, he decided to seek the easier life of a military man at VMI. Buddy is not only a scholar and model military student of the Air Force, but he is also a -ctcran plumber in Band Company. After many moons of late study, 2300-2315, the " Flapears " has hnallv become a bona fide test tube washer. -, ' FIRST ' g _ M 1 V r ' Stump " JOHN HARVEY FILTOX Silver Sprixg, Maryland Civil Engineering, Infantry — Private 4, 1, Corporal 3, Sergeant Major -2; American Society of Civil En- gineers 3, ' ■2, 1; Armed Forces Club 4, 3, " 2, 1; Rat Football 4; Floor Committee 4, 1; VMI Cadet 4, 3. The " Stump " may have to use the shoe shine stool to get to his rifle, take baths in the sink, and take some kidding about being one of the " old men of barracks, " but he has survived it all. John came b ack to VMI after a few trips out the door with the Airborne troops and has become a part of ' 60. He has shown that he can stick to a goal through both good and bad. It looks as if the West will be getting an engineer because the Stump and his little lady seem to be heading that way;but nomatterwhere, he will be remembered by us as a hard worker and a great person to have for a friend. His determination, personality and desire to improve himself certainly point to a bright future for the " Small Man " in any field he niav choose. JAMES WILLIAM GALE Fredericksburg, VracixiA Electrical Engineering, Artillery — Private 4, 3. -2, 1; Glee Club 4; Religious Council. From the nation ' s most historic city came the " Fredericksburg Flash. " Jim, determined to develop his mental prowess to the utmost, chose the field of Electrical Engineering for his major. Due to his strong will power and his ambition to reach great heights, he was finally awarded the honor of " Mr. Amateur. 1960. " Of course Jim does not let his work interfere with his pleasure. During the past years, he has been known to frequent nearby girls ' schools, i. e., Randolph-Macon. We are sure that all the girls have benefited from his wonderful instruction in the field of calculus and other subjects of interest. What the world holds in store for such a talented young man no one knows, but we ' re sure it will offer the best of evervthing to him. WILLARD VERNON GATES, JR. Alexandria, Virginia Biology, Armor — Private 4, 3, 2, 1; Baptist Student L ' nion 4, 3, ' 2, 1 ; Virginia Academy of Science 3, 2, 1; Armed Forces Club 3, ' 2, 1; Glee Club 1; Cheerleader 1; Officers of the Guard Association 1. Chico " Bear-0 " Gates is one of the most feared fellows at yyil when he swings a megaphone. But aside from being a fearless megaphone wielder, Chico gives the Corps spirit on Saturday afternoons or at anytime. He has made many friends and he will continue to make more wherever he goes. Look for him in the near future on a carrier deck — or in the water just a few feet behind the ship. Wherever you find him, you will find a great Brother Rat of the Class of ' 60. Ml iLASS ROBERT JOHN GIAXELLA Peekskill, New York Chemistry, Air Force — Private 4, 1, Corporal 3, Sergeant 2; Armed Forces Club; Newman Club; American Chemical Society; Intramurals; Inter- national Relations Club; Yankee Club; Company Officers of the Guard Association representative; Tennessee-Kentucky Club ' 2, 1; Ring Figure Parties Committee; Cadet Staff, Circulation. From " The House of Champions " came Bob, with first an eye for the Marine Corps. But as the boys of ' 60 matured to their first class year, so did he. No longer docs he desire the fiery life of action and glcry, Inil r.tlli.T more subtle ' pleasures. A natural leadrr ;iiimmil: ili,,se who have attaiiieil sub- stantial posit iull aLadeuiically and militarily, Bob leads in a manner uncommon to men who succeed only for a short time, but rather in a way which assures us that he will hold his own and attain success, regardless of what level he becomes as- sociated with. Being not only a hard worker when the chips are down, but always a slugger, is one of the best indications of a future success. MI presents Bob to the world for evaluation and the future. JAMES OLIEN GIBSON Richmond, Virginia Civil Engineering, Coast Guard — Private -i, 3, -2, 1, Sergeant 2; American Society of Civil Engineers; Bomb Statt ' 4, 3, Junior Editor ' 2. Editor-in-Chief 1!H;0 Bomb; Staff Photographer VMI Cadet 3, 2; Armed Forces Club; Richmond Club; Editor, 1960 Bullet; Publications Board 2, 1. Four years ago Jim came to ' MI where he was to start his climb to the position of " the richest man in barracks. " With his talent for making money he went through our Rat and third class years dreaming of that new convertible he would have in 1IH;(i, AIlliMiigli he wasn ' t at the top of his class aeadeiiiii ,dl he did manage to survive Colonel Morgan ' s fabulous curriculum and still find time for many activities. Always one to get out of military duty, he soon became quite famous for his many lengthy and elaborate permits with which he flooded the Commandant ' s Office. His greatest achievement has been as Editor of tlie 1960 Bomb. Throughout our first class year Jim has spent many hours on the make-up and then the production of what we think is the finest annual ever publislied at the Institute. AVe are sure that whatever Jim does in his now life he will be successful, for he certainly has the mark of a real businessman. WILLIAM OSCAR GILES, III Roanoke, Virginia Civil Engineering, Artillery — Private 4, Corporal 3, Sergeant " 2, First Lieutenant 1; American Society of Civil Engineers; Armed Forces Club; Cross- country 4; Indoor and Outdoor Track 4; Varsity Wrestling 2; Honor Court " 2, Vice-President 1; Picture Editor of 1960 Bomb; Ring Committee; Roanoke Club; Who ' s Who Among Students in American Colleges and Universities. ' Wog " came to the Institute in the fall of ' 56 determined to get everything out of VMI that was possible. Looking back now, we can see that he achieved everything that he strived for. Bill ' s military record leaves little to be desired, as he has risen from corporal to Bravo Company Executive Officer. He has also found time for extracurricular activities, within which he has been outstanding. His classmates bestowed upon him the honor of being a member of the Honor Court, which is indeed a real tribute. Bill also found time to carry out his activities on the Bomb staff and the Hop Committee, in addition to surviving Colonel Morgan ' s fabulous curriculum. Selection to Who ' s Who in American Colleges and Universities is certainly a fitting reward for his achievements. With Kay, liis one and only. Bill will always be on top in all walks of life. j ■ K assaammBm mm FIRS1| " Henry " .ta: ies gratton w. gillespie, jr. Newport News, Virginia History, Armor— Private 4, 3, -2, 1; Rat Football; Intrainurals 3, ' 2, 1; Fire Fighters 3; Officers of the Guard Association; History Club, 3, 2, 1; Dean ' s List 2,1. From Lynchburg College, late in ' 56, came " Little Eva, " 200 pounds of man and animal. Little Eva, alias Dizzy, alias ; Ir. Clean, came to VMI with the sincere intent of becoming an en- gineer. . fter seeing what the engineers had to offer, it wasn ' t long before he became an L. . ., and a good one at that. He was never much of a ladies ' man, but was ever-willing to party with the guys. The sack was Eva ' s best friend for the four years he spent at VMI. With Uncle .Jon, Thumper, and the 01 ' Dad to guide him. Little Eva has finally made the grade. .TAMES GCXX GOODWILLIE, HI H. MPTON ' , Virginia History, Armor — Private i, Corporal 3, Color Sergeant 2, First Lieutenant 1; Distinguished ililitary Student; Tidewater Club 4, 3, 2, 1; . rmed Forces Club 4, 3, 2, 1; Fire Fighting Detail 4, 3, 2, 1; Little Gym Committee 2; Cadet Recreation Com- mittee 2, 1, Chairman 1; C ' lidet Staff 2, 1; Intra- murals 4, 3, 2, 1; Wrestling 4; Chairman IRC Policy Committee 1; Chairman Executive Council IRC; VMI Debating Society 1. In 1956 another Tidewater Rat entered the In- stitute. It was evident from the start, however, that this one wasn ' t going to be like the average Tide- water Cadet. Since then, the Jeepster has been doing just what comes naturally — being a leader. His initiative pleasing personality, and hard work have helped him attain the three goals he set upon graduation from high school — a high academic rating, a high cadet ranking, and a certain belle at Southern Seminary. Whatever .leep decides to do in the future, we can be sure that he will excell, and be a tribute to the Institute as well as his Brother Rats ENRIQUE GORBEA, JR. Santuuce, Pvehto Rico Electrical Engineering, . rtillery — Private 4, 2, 1, Corporal 3; American Institute of Electrical En- gineers; Rifle Team 2; . rmed Forces Club 3. Henry arrived from Puerto Rico to obtain a degree in electrical engineering. Between studying and writing to Conchi he ninnaszcd tri fintl time for the College Inn. During ] . ;i,|,.ulii|. ,v li.i, .onibined his Spanish customs willi I lie liiltrrmi American ways in the many corps tnp anil vacaliona that he has enjoyed in the L ' . S. He has been a true and loyal friend to all who have known him. His Latin charm and easy-going habits have made him one of the best liked Brot her Rats in barracks. We are sure his warm personality and knack for making friends will take him all the way to the top. i«r ' ' » k. - ?gv ?;s»:?sv5.ij»ys S5»i t LASS s I GEORGE RAWLIXGS (iOlGIl PoKT HuKON, Michigan History, Infantry — Private 4, 3, ' 2, 1; VMI Com- manders 4, 3, ' 2, 1, Commanders Combo 4, 3, 2, 1; ) Golf Team 2; Intramurals 4, 3, 2, 1; Monogram I MinstreU, 3, 2, 1. 1 Four long years ago, Buck headed South aiicl i enroUeil in the Corps of Cadets. Since that ilay neither he nor MI has been the same. ' Like many of us. Buck has had his troubles, l)ut he aU ays manages to face them with a smile and j usually comes out on top. A tremendous musician and ' eteran member of the Commanders, he played 1 many a dance engagement and always came up «it li I the classic statement, " I met the most beautiful girl last night ... " I Never a stickler for the books, his lights always I went out at taps, but he never failed to come up with tliose all-important passing marks. The future holds much in store for ttiis popular, happy-go-lucky Brother Rat. And though he may never set the world on tire, he will be an outstanding representa- tive of VMI and will go far in whatever he under- takes. .VRTIIUR WALLACE GRAFTCJX, .JR. Washixgtox, D. C. History, Armor — Private 4, 3, 2, 1; Armed Forces Club 4. 3, 2, 1; Newman Club 4, 3; International Relations Club 4, 3, 2, 1; Plans Officer I.R.C. 2; Intramural Basketball; Cadet Staff 2, 1; Tidewater Club4, 3, 2, 1. Wally is a Tidewater boy at heart, even though his new home takes him far from the shipyard scene. ■As a Brother Rat, Wah Wah has attained the distinction of remaining one of those thinking pri- vates for four years. Behind the scenes he has spearheaded many of our class movements with an eloquence surpassed only by Socrates himself. ' all ' has all the makings of a first class lawyer. If his success in school work and popularity among his classmates is a valid indicator, there is no reason why Wally should not achieve his ultimate aims in life. LEONARD THOMAS GRAHAM Forest Hills, New York English, Infantry — Private 4, 1, Corjjoral 3, Sergeant 2; Cross-Country 4; Soccer 2, 1; Re- ligious Council 3, 2, 1 ; Cadet Vestry 2, 1 : Canter- bury Club 4, 3, 2, 1; Armed Forces ' Club 3; R. E. Dixon Society 1 ; Yankee Club. Lenny, although small, is certainly a big sup- porter of athletics, the Rat System, and the Class of ' 60. During the F. T. X. of " 59 ( he wanted to go R. A.), he became one of those " Kill Mother " type guys to prove his virility. Lenny started off as one of " Doc ' s Darlings, " but time to become an English M;i year. Even though physically doubtedly be a big man and acli ever field he chooses. ■(I Id ' ms T) : T S_ A A LEONARD ROBERTS GRAVES, JR. Richmond, Virginia History, Infantry — Private 4, Corporal 3, First Sergeant 2, First Lieutenant 1; Rat Cross-Country; Lifloor and Outdoor Track; Varsity Swimming 3; Vrir il , IiidMMr ;, 11,1 Outdoor Track ' i, 1; Secretary VMl iMi iMU. ( nuncil 3, President VAII Religious Council i, 1; Cliairman National Canterlmry As- sociation 1; Vice President Cantirlmiy Cliili i. President Canterbury Club 1; Junior ,iihI Senior AVarden, Episcopal Cadet Vestry; I )i (iii uiNlicd Military Student; Who ' s Who Arnoin Stmiciils in American Colleges and Universities. Yllen Bob entered VML the school gained a cadet of trenicn lous potential. This potential has l)ecn fully realized as he has been very active in all phases of cadet life. He has also proved to be the kind of Brother Rat and friend who in times of unhappiness, always has a good word of consolation. With his knowledge of human relations and his excellent attitude towards all things, Bob will surely realize his ambition of entering the ministry. JAMES RUTHERFOORD GREATHEAD Richmond, VinGiNi. Civil Engineering, Artillery — Private 4, 1, Corporal 3, Sergeant ' 2; ASCE 3, I, Treasurer 2; Glee Club 4, 3, 1; Floor Committee 4, 3, 2; Hop Committee 1; Canterbury Club 4; Episcopal Cadet Vestry 2, Senior Warden 1; Cheerleader 2, 1; Officers of the Guard Association 1; Riclimond Club. Jim came to us from Richmond, Virginia, and immediately set out to make each and every Brother Rat a persnii;il Iri.-iHl In (hi, and most of his other activities lir ua, ,ia o, --Inl lir-pil,- lli,- Mechanical Engineering; Dcpaiimml, lie hiII firaduate with the class of (io tliercljy realizing a lifelong ambition. Jim will go a long way with his particular blend of perseverance and " happy-go-lucky " spirit. Good luck to j-ou, Jim! ROBERT ROSS HAMILTON Gate City, Virginia Biology, Armor — Private 4, 3, 2, 1; Virginia Academy of Science 4, 3, 2, 1; Southwest Virginia Club 4, 3, 2, 1; Armed Forces Club 4; Anthropology Club 4; Intramurals 2, 1. " Railroad " came rolling up to the Institute that bleak day in ' 56 from the thriving metropolis of Gate City. He first found it difficult to adapt to small town life, but Bob ' s mild and affable per- sonality soon won over the hearts of all those who knew him, particularly the Commandants. Since then, between tours. Bob has found quite a bit of time for extensive sight-seeing at some of the nearby female institutions. . ll this has not dampened the spirit of this true " Brother Rat, " and we know that we can expect startling results in the future from him in any field, from women to medical school. . mi |Mrrij .M nOXOXGII COLK HAMMONDS LaNXASTEH, KEN ' TrCKY History, Armor — Private, 4, 3, ' 2, 1 ; Kentucky- Tennessee Club, i, 3, 2, 1; Armed Forces Club 1; Cadet Waiter 2, 1; Monogram Minstrel 1; Officers of the Guard Association 1; Company Clerk " F " Company. Hammonds came out of the hills of Kentucky highly desirous of a military career, Init entirely ignorant of its implications. These iraplication.s were discovered one hour and forty-five minutes after arriving at VMI. His one main love is his liome state, about which he spends endless hours Ijragging. He has no definite career or future in mind beyond two yeais in the . rniy. We wish him good luck, and know he will have plenty of it. .Jf). I ' lIILUP IIAMIilC Le.KI.N ' GTON, ViHGlNIA Phy.sics, Art illerv— Private i. Corporal 3, Sergeant i. Second l.i.-utrnnnt h Cla s Viee-Prrsidcnt ' X ■■2. 1; GeneralConiTiiillrr 1 ; Aiin ' ii.-.m hi l il ul,. ,.1 ' I ' livsics; Distingnisltcd MiiiLiry Si iidml ; f,i.,lliall 1-,. ' ), ' - ' , 1; Indoor Track 1; King Figure Cummillee; President Rockbridge County Club 1; Who ' s TI ' liu Among Students in American Colleges and Universiiies. It was in the fall of 1956 that this former Lexing- ton High football star enrolled at the Institute and joined his new Brother Rats for early football practice. In the next four years this hometown boy really made a name tor himself. During his Rat year, Phil became so popular with his class that in -May when the Rat line ended he was elected vice- president of the new third class. He has served well in this capacity and has held the office through the whole of his cadetship. With cadetship just about completed, Phil is looking forward to graduate schoiil and the wedding bells that will toll soon after graduation. He has (listinguislieil liiniseir in every jjlia-sc of life here at the Institute. His cojisiilcratioii, cooperation and leadership lune won the respect of all who ha -e known him and he will long be remembered liy the Institute and his fellow classmates. DAVID AliCHKR HAYCOCK Falls Church, Vihginia Physics, Air Force — Private i, 3, ' 2, 1; Iiitraniurals; . rnied Forces Club; American Institute of Physics. The Falls Church jaguar really roared as 01 ' Pete set out for promised land of military, study and shine! Early in his cadetship Pete learned the value of hard work, and has applied it diligently for the last grading period. A connoisseur of good clothes, music and a vast array of parties, Pete has made a lasting impression on his Brother Rats, not to mention certain females! Always remembered were lii .iliilitics at rationalization between his studies ;iihI III.- -,irkl Pete came and left, destined never to lraill a li.clcTit; however, he did manage to mentallv ' fagg his own roommates at e ' ery op- portunity! A friendlier or more helpful guy would be hard to find. Everyone wishes the " Horse " a bright future in whatever his chosen field might happen to be. We ' ll remember you with great fond- ness long after that last class yeh. ti BmBB FIR 4 " Jerry " GERALD EDWARD HERRMANN Laxcasteh, New Y(ikk Electrical Engineering, Artillery — Private -t, 1, Corporal 3, Sergeant ' 2; Rat Wrestling; Armed Forces Club i. 3, ' 2, 1; Secretary of AlEE ' - ' ; Company Otficers of tlie Guard Association Rep- resentative. Practicality it seems, has been .Jerry ' s guiding role while at the In.stitute. A keen sense of humor, which can truly lie appreciated by all, is character- istic of .Jerry ' s tolenimi- of the system, and, in turn, life. Such practicality and rmnpalabilily «ilh life and people can surely mark liiin Inr iii.i ' ss in his chosen profession, that of an officer in tlic Regular Army. Perhaps we all envy Jerry in that he has by graduation settled himself and decided upon a course, one course which he shall follow, a lesson many of us wish we could follow, but seem unable to maintain. This Brother Rat has done well by him- self here, and it appears to be a certainty that he will do as well in life. .JOHN NICHOIAS HESTER, III Reids ' ille, North C. rolin. Biology, Artillery — Private 4, 3, 1, Sergeant 2; Rat Track; Armed Forces Club 3, ' i, 1; Glee Club 4, 3, 2, 1; Virginia Academy of Science 3, 2, 1; International Relations Club 3, ' 2, 1. Nick came to us here at the dear ol ' Institute from the tarheel State, where he was born and bred. As one of Doc ' s hard workers, he really put his " all " into his work. A lover of nature, he is a true supporter of the trend back to the great outdoors. His ])!easing personality and his interest in his " Brother Rats " ha ' e gained him many friends in the corps and class, while he has been here. We know that whatever Nick decides to do will be done well, and we know that he will be a success in his field. JOHN ROBERT HJLLIARD Coco.i Be. ch, F ' LoniD.i Electrical Engineering, Air Force — Private 4, Corporal 3, Sergeant " 2, Second Lieutenant 1; Distinguished Military Student; Floor Committee 4, 3, ' 2, 1; Football Manager 2, 1; Baseball 4, 3, 1; Intramurals 4, 3, i, 1; American Institute of Electrical Engineers; Florida Club. From the calm of Cocoa Beach, Florida, John found himself amid the turmoil of VMI as a Rat. Since then he has made great strides, meeting success again and again. He is known around barracks as the school ' s missile expert. Also throughout his cadetship he has been known as an all-around athlete. Such a combination of brains and brawn is evidence of certain success in the future whether in military or civilian life. 4 ICLASS JOIIX ARCHIBALD HORCAX, JR. NoHFOLK, Virginia Chemistry, Artillery — Private 4, Corporal 3, First Sertroant ' -i, First Rattalinn rnnminnder 1; Distin- guisheil Mililarv Slndrnl; 1 )iMiri-in lied Academic Stiidnit; Ariicric:!!! lii-tihilr ..[ 1 ' 1i m(s 4, 3; Ameri- can Clieiuical Society J; Tideuatcr Club 4, 3, 3, 1; Riiij; Fi ' ure Coiiiiiiittcc ; Association of U. S. Army Medal ' .i; H7;( ,v li ' lio Among Students in American Colleges and Unirersities. To see the " Stroker " operate at the Crow ' s Nest one would never know this little guy stands tops in the Chemistry niiiarliiiciil, willi a definite eye toward the U. ' of 11-1111:1 M,di.:il Srli,,ol. Jack has compiled one of tin m..,! iriii:irk:ililc records, both in extracurricular and aradcinic ai tivilics, of anyone who cast his lot with the Class of ' (ill. Although the " Guys " give Jack a little " head " aliout that shako marching in front of the First Battalion, the " Stroker " has been able to overcome his built-up shoe complex to gain the respect of his Brother Rats. Jack is one who will acccjit every challenge set before him. Militarily, lie i 1 he vrcond ranking man in the corps, and as far as 11:11 1 h ,iic en ncerned, who could get a better laugh lli:iii I he 111:111 with a sleeve full of chevrons. How can one really describe a guy with such determination for su S.VMFKL WATSON HORXKR, HI Ale.xandria, Virginia Ci " il Engineering, Infantrv — Private 4, 3, ' 2, 1 ; Football 4, 3, ' 2, 1, Captain 1 ; Track f. 3, -2; New- man Club 4, 3, -2, I ; . SrK 3, -2, f; M,.ii..eiam Club 4, 3, 2, l;Distingiiish,.d .Military Stiidiiil 2. f; All- Southern Conference Back -2, f ; iVIiu ' s Who Among Students in American Colleges and Universities I; Blue-Grey Bowl Game 1 ; Intramurals 4, 3, 2, 1. Many favorable statciiicnls could be made about Sam, but his action to»:iid :ill the e he has come in contact with have made his jierseiiality and character visible. He managed to combine his easy-going attitude in barracks with one of keen desire to win everytime the " Big Red " took to the turf on Saturdays. Sam has qualified himself as a leader in every respect, and we are sure that in the future his leadership ability will continue to exemplify itself. Whether he chooses to remain in the sports world, follow a military career, or enter business, he is sure to be a man of high character and distinction who shall always command the respect of those associated with him in any way. PETER WILLIAM HOUCK Lynchburg, Virginia Biology. Artillcrv— Private 4, 1, Corporal 3, Sergc:iiil 2: I ,1 r,i. ( Sports Slalf 4, 3; Varsity and Rat Swiiiuiiiim Icani 4; Iiitrarmiral Swimming; Glee Club; ( ■:idet esliy -2, 1 ; Canterbury Club 4, 3, ' 2, 1; Fire Flighting Detail S, 2, 1; Hop and Floor Com- mittee 1; Monogram Minstrel 4, 3, 2, 1; Armed Forces Club 3, 2, 1 ; Virginia Academy of Science 4, 3, ' 2, 1. It was a sunny day for the " SU Glee Club when Pete entered barracks on the 1fith of September, 195(1. It «:i- I ' ct, ' th:il eh.rili. ' d the Rat Class in the Moiieer:iii, Miii-tivl l,y Siiieing " VMI Leads to Broken llciirts. " Since then, Pete has become a well-known personality of the Class of ' 60. Lynch- burg ' s Rivermont Avenue will never forget the open houses held at the Houck residence for the Brother Rats of ' 60, and for the VMI Glee Club. Each advancing year has seen Pete become more dedicated in his purpose of pursuing the life of a doctor. With avid faith in humanity, and a de- termination to do something about it, it seems a certainty that he will see his ambition of being a doctor fulfilled. If it can be said that Pete patterned his life along one single phrase, it would be — " They ' re only truly great, who are truly good. " «- -V i FIRST WILLIAM FRANKLIN HUGGIXS FiNC. STLE, Virginia Civil Engineering, Air Force — Private 4, 1, Corporal 3, Supply Sergeant and Color Sergeant i; American Society of Civil Engineers 3, 2, 1; Armed Fortes Club 3, -2. 1; Weslev F(mn lation 4; Roanoke 4, 3, -I, 1. It was tiiree years ago when the " Fincastle Flash " came to VMI to become one of our l)cst- liked Brother Rats. Seldom spectacular in wluit he has attenipterl. Bill lias sfill ni.-maKod to ,ln w,-ll ahvavs in :niv ..r In, nn nrlnkiii-- ll i- lln, nnirk of coiiM I.-nny nn.l ,l.|.rn.l,ilnllly »lnnl, pn.lnls success for ■■Rct;gic. " AlUu.iigli his reconl slinws no demerits, one must not interpret this as a sign of perfect behavior, only a knack for remainin;; undetected. Bill has also shown an ability for leadership in the military, as well as an ambitious approach to studies and proficiency in the use of the fudge factor. As for the future, he is truly one who rea]i high dix ' idends from his investments in life. JAY HENRY JARRETT SiL Eii Spring, JI.uiyl.ujd Electrical Engineering, Artillery — Private 4, Corporal 3, Regimental Supply Sergeant i. Captain (S-4) 1; Who ' s Who Among Students in Anierii-un Colleges and Universities; Disti nguished Militar - Stnileiit; American Institute of Electrical Engineers; Wesley Foundation 4, 3, 2, 1. The Bluejay originated in the mountains of West ' irginia. flew all over the United States, and landed at VMI on Hiaf fntpfnl Hay in 1956. He started off his nieinor.ililr . ,nl.iOn|i like the rest of his Bn.tlnT Rats by Hnn.l.nnm .ir.iinnl for the first IVw wc-ks in a tntc nl liij k and confusion. However, it wa n ' l InnL ' In tnn- he began to come into his own in ;h .nliini. s. Tlinn at the beginning of his third class year, publication of Special Orders brought on Jay ' s military adventures, which have been very successful. This has been brought about by much hard work, a fact all Rats will testify to. Jay has one other outstanding merit — the dis- tinction of being one of the few cadets to have dated a different girl at every dance held during his cadership! Our kidding aside, if success follows hard work. Jay ' s future looks bright indeed. BRIAN LEONARD KANE iI. ss. PEQU. , New York English, Infantry — Private 4, 3, 2, 1; Rat Wrestling, Varsity Wrestling 3, 2, Co-captain 1; Monogram Club 3, 2, 1; R. E. Dixon English Society 4, 3, 2, 1; Officers of the Guard Association. In September, 195B, the class of ' (SO matriculated at the VMI. Brian entered with this group, but with a trait that has followed him for four years — he was late. Between his sense of humor, not ap- preciated Ijy the upperclassmen, and Jiis desire to lia e a room that looked " lived in " not ap- jircninted by the commandant, Brian became quite ]ii)i)nlar at ' MI during his Rat year. .Vflcr the first semester of his Rat year he saw the light and lie(anie an English major, then engaging his greatest Nemesis, Spanish. Brian found another struggle in the " Little Gym, " with the Testling team. This culminated in his wrestling monogram in his third class year, and his election as co-captain of the team in his lir- l l;i s ye.-tr. In his first class year Brian emergr.l ,i- f the most respected men of the corps. His .vplrndnl rliaracter and cjuick wit will be hard to forget. We feel sure that his drive and ambition will carry him far in whatever field he chooses. He will always be a close Brother Rat to the Class of " 00. -m A ¥4 ■•%■, CLASS m WILLIAM (■nAl!I,i;S KEENS Albany, New Yokk Physics, Armor — Private 4, 3, 1, Sergeant ' 2; Ameri- can Institute of Physics, President 1 ; Varsity Swiin- ming-1, 3, ' 2, 1, Co-Captain 1. Bill entered VMI in the fall of ' 5(i from way up North in Yankee Land, unaware of what lay Ijefore liim. Laboring at a tough curriculum, he still managed to be a key figure on the varsity swimming team. This year he has served as co-captain of the swimming team and as president of the AIP. A quiet guy with a lot of determination. Bill is well liked by his Brother Rats and his sense of judgment has been highly respected. L pon graduation, Bill intends to enter law school. Without a doubt, he will be a success and a credit to the Class of 1960. WILLIAM RUSSELL KIN(; Alexandria, Vikginla Civil Engineering, Artillery — Private t. Corporal 3, Sergeant ' 2; Second Lieutenant 1: Intloor and Spring Track 4; Wrestling 2, 1; ASCE 3, ' 2, 1; ' irgirua Academy of Science ' 2, 1 ; Yankee Club 4, 3, ' 2, 1 . " Willus, " the one-man Rat line, came to us from what vou would think is God ' s Countrv. Alexandria, ' a. this ••]). C. Plavbov " came into the limelight in his third class year. It was then that he became known throughout the Corps, anil since then he ' s been a well known " Brother Rat. " Bill ' s study and clean living habits will certainly l)e a great asset to him throughout his life. No matter what Bill undertakes, we ' re sure he will be a success, and the C. E. Department will certainly agree with us, for his grades throughout his cadetship have been admirable. When Bill leaves, a piece of each of us will go with him as well as a piece of VMI. All we can say is remember his name, for he is destined to rise above the multitude. Best of luck in the future. Bill, even though you don ' t need it, for success is bound to come to a great guy such as you. WILLI A.M L. KNOWLlvS, .JR. POKTSMOUTH, ViHGLNLA History, Infantry — Private 4, 2, 1; Corporal 3, .Armed Forces Club 4, 3, 2, 1; General Committee 1; Rat Football; Varsity Baseball 4, 3, 2; Cadet Waiter 2, 1 ; OtKeers of the Guard Association 1 ; International Relations Club 4, 3, 2, 1; Tidewater Club 4, 3, 2, 1; Intramurals 4, 3, 2, 1; Monogram Ministrel 2, 1; All-Intramural Football 3, 2: Championship Team 3. Four years ago the Institute was fortunate in receiving one of Tidewater ' s most congenial boys. This lad was soon recognized for his ready smile and helping hand, as well as his sparkling iiresonalily. The " gang " is never complete without Bill and his good-natured humor. He is not all " happy-go- lucky " though, because being a member of the General Committee require s a sound judgment in addition to boundless understanding. Through hard work and ast ability. Bill has achieved great success at MI which is certainly indicative of even greater achievements in the future. He deserves the very best, and because of his character he will surely be a great asset as one of the leaders of the Twenty-First Century, and a fine representati ' e of the ealilicr of men graduating from VMI. - . u i - .r FIRSi GARRARD PAIiFITT KliAMKH Meriox, Pexnsvln ania Biology, Air Force — Private 4, 1, Corporal 3, Sort»eant 2; Rat Basketball; The Cuilrt 3; arsity Baskethall 3. Krains, a hjose-jointcd likable person from Pliillie, has made many lasting friendships at ' MI. He has capabilities that many people lack, and when he has finally oriented them all in the one direction of his liking, lie will be a great success. Best wishes to yon in the fiitvirc, Gary, we ' re all beliind yon. TIIOM. S JOSEPH KlKKOSKl Endicott, New Yukk Chemistry, Infantry — Private i, 3, 2, 1; Football 4, 3, 2, 1; Track 4; American Chemical Society; Chemical-Engineering Magazine ' s AU-Chemical All- American Football Team. Tom will be rememliered by his friends as a big man in many respi U ((.m.Ii McKenna (juickly recognized the abilil " I Ih ' .iijilr 2l)(»-pouiid ' r and Tom has been an onNhiridiiiL ' iiu-nil)er of the arsity football team. As a elieniistry major, he has had a very full academic schedule with which to contend. This, however, has left him undaunted, for he in- tends to continue school and become a dentist Tom never ceases to amaze us with his talents. Although not displayed very often Institute, he is an excellent musician . His manner and geimine sincerity should bring success wislied for by every graduate. Ichlen it the ROBERT NEIL LaGARDE Salem, Virginia Biology, Infantry — Private 4, 1, Corporal 3, Ser- geant 2; Indoor Track 4, 3; Outdoor Track 4, 3, 2; . rmed Forces Club 3, 2, 1; Band Company Intra- ninrals 4, 3. 2, 1 ; Religious C uneil 3. ' ice-President 2; Officers of the (iuard Association 1; Virginia Academy of Science 4, 3, 2, 1; Roanoke Club 4, 3, 2, I; Ranger Company 2; Cadet Waiter 2, 1; Distin- guished Military Student 2, 1. For some, graduation is a reward for a job well done, while for others it is the beginning of a job just begun. Bob, hailing from Salem and known to his rl;issnialcs ;is " Honeybear, " faces the latter part (if (liK |iri ,rb. As a pre-med. Bob is striving to iimI nil 111- four years here at the Institute in order III ipplv III- liilents in medical school. His deisre to iMTiiinr ,in M,l). and his courage to keep on going lull I lie ijoing gets tough are assets which will aid hnii in fhr future. .Mthough studies occupied most of his free time. Bob was always active in athletics and intramural sports during his four years here. He also attained a liiL ' li -t.iniling in the Military Science Department :itmI prrli.ip- w ill seek an R. A. commission if the med .s,l I-; are full. Whether it be M.D. or R.. ., we wish him great success in ail his endeavors as aliininus and as Brother Rat. |Lriji JrLiD O BRADFORD GREGORY I.AMI ' SIIIRE Arlington, Viuginia Physics, Armor — Private 4, 3, ' 2, 1; Distinguished Military Student; FUght Instruction Program; American Institute of Physics ' 2, 1; Yaiilvcc Clul) 4, 3, Treasurer 2; Intramurals, Water Polo. 4. ;i, -2, I ; Outdoor Track 4; Swimming 4, 3, 2, Co-captain 1; Outstanding Swimmer, Southern Conference, 2. Brad came into VMI with his own ideas about the restrictions that should be placed on a cadet, and tlirongimut his four years, succeeded in ignoring nian ' Blue Book regulations. His swimming records will stand for many years. He set two Big Six records, two Southern Conference records, and was chosen the outstanding swimmer in the Southern Conference. He hopes to enter the 1960 01yuii)ics. but first comes the big hurdle presented by the Olympic trials. Brad plans to make the Army a career and hopes to attend in his " Gung-Ho " fashion the Ranger, Airborne and Flight Training Schools. Here may be one of the future military leaders of tiie world. With his tremendous ability an l resoh ' c, Bra l should go a long way, no matter what his final goals will be. JERRY LIVINGSTONE LAWSOX Qu.lNTICO, VlKGI.MA English, Marine Corps — Private 4, :i, 2. 1 ; ( ' ailii Staff 3, Assistant Sports Editor 2, Editorial Editor 1; Bomb Sports Staff 2; R. E. Di.xon English Society 3, Secretary 2, President 1; Timmins Music Society; Varsitj ' Basketball 3, ' 2, 1, Co- captain 1; Who ' s Who Among Students in Amerirun Colleges and Universities; Varsity Baseball. Jerry seemed to have a hand in everything while at the Institute. The military system had no particular appeal for him but he found time to enjoy a considerable number of ;icti -itics, H;i k -I- ball was his love and in this he Arcli, (| . rn always willing to help his fellow .-iilris :iti l t .i- I Ins reason he gained many lifelong fiirnds in I lirsr four short years at the Institute. A ' e wish you the best of everything for success in the future. He will be the richest man of the class of 1960, simply because he lives in the pursuance of beant.v! WAYNE ANTHONY LeBI,. NG P.iRK Ridge, Illinols Biology, Infantry — Private 4, Corporal 3, Sergeant 2, Second Lieutenant 1; Intramurals 4, 3; Varsity Golf 4, 3, 2, 1 ; Virginia Academy of Science 4, 3, 2, 1 ; Business Manager 1959-60 VMI Soitnd-Off 1; Distinguished Military Student; Armed Forces Club 4, 3; Newman Club 4, 3, 2, 1; Soccer Team 4; International Relations Club 2; Cadet Waiter 2, 1. Wayne came to ' MI with no idea of what the Institiitc or the Corps had in store. It didn ' t take long to Knd out ahont the latter. Under the watch- fnl eye c.f v.n-ious members of the third, he Jr. ill. ■. I lliat taking it on the chin from everyone on I lie INisi was going to be a one-year proposition imly. lliiwever, as time went on, he began to respect ' MI for its obvious values, and this respect plus plenty of hard work, kept him with his class right through " Finals of ' 60. " " The Barracks Mogul " as he was sometimes referred to, used his business savvy to great advantage in his first class year. He leaves his Brother Rats with the as- surance that Wayne Anthony LeBlang will succeed in his endeavors in the business and social world, and will be a tribute to that Vill knack for getting things done. , 7 FIRSH DAMD LEIGH LENNOX Roanoke, Virginia , Infaiitn — Private i, 3, 2, 1 ; Distinguished Student; Virginia Academy of Science 4, 3; Binl,,. Militl! Intnuiuirals 4, 3, ' 2, 1;0. G. A. 1 Li class, in ranks or on the basketball court, we all recognize Dave by his flashy smile, good humor, and casual mannerisms. Dave came to the Institute from IJoaTinkc, |iursuing his interests in Biology and on the liaskitl.all court. Being a good student as well as a great athlete has helped Dave to gain recognition as one of the most popular and well- known members of our class. Although these last four years have been de- manding, Dave has found time for athletics and a little social life to ease the strain when the going got tough. Mary Baldwin has been one of Dave ' s extra- curricular interests since our Rat year. Perhaps a more permanent interest will be derived from there in the future. We of the Class of ' 60 wish Dave the success and good fortune he deserves; knowing that if the going gets rough, he can " take it like a man " . CHARLES FREDERICK I.KOXAKI). Ill Colon, Panama Civil Engineering, Infantry — Private 4, 3, ' 2, 1 ; Newman Ciub 4, 2, 1; Pistol Team 4, 3; American Society of Civil Engineers 3, i, 1; Distinguished Military Student 1; Armed Forces Club 2, 1: " E " Company Officers of the Guard Association liepre- sentative 1. Being an " Army Brat, " Charlie came to us from many places, but originally from Panama. Class spirit and the d.l.Tminalio ' n to keep the strnnu ' Rat hue handed (ln« ■, in M,,. ,1,.,,. ,,r ' r.ii l,v rla. ,., Iirlnn. make him a Iriilv .Mliinralilc HrMil,,.,- Hat. Ili, raM with the books iia.s bciai h.-II Ar n lralr,! I,y the amount of free time he enjoys around barracks. As Jackson once said concerning the Institute, so shall we say concerning our Brother Rat Leonard — " He will be heard from today, " and on many succeeding days throughout his planned Regular Army career. No more loyal alumnus will walk the stoops at the reunions of the Class of IDGO. STERLING MONROE LEWIS, JR. MoNACA, Pennsylvania Civil Engineering, Infantry — Private 4, 3, 1, Ser- geant ' 2; American Society of Civil Engineers; Yankee Ciub; 0G. 3; Armed Forces Club; Judo Team 4, 3, ' 2, Co-Captain I . Climbing out of tlu Pittshnririreanie " St .lint rn.ii, III. buil.Irr llr iN. Ii, ■ black, smoke Hlled regions of rl " l.ruis. Shaking the steel ■ ,i [.irr(i to be another empire I lliat Morgan and his ralclrr. ,lasli,.,l ||i,nii-li Ills designs. Now, four years latrr, Imiii- uisir .iiiil four years bolder, " Stirl " imII iIcmtimI ii| I ' lttsliurgh ' with high hnpi-s ,jf liciiaiiiiij; a VII ' of some outfit. He will i)n, become the most prominent of our graduates be- cause the old saying that " big surprises come in little packages " certainly applies here. Wherever he goes, he will carry our wishes for his success with him. M " " V N CLASS I m GEORGE DUXCAX MacMILLAX, JR. Metuchen, Xew Jersey English, Artillery— Private 4, 3, i, 1; Fencing 3, i: R. E. Dixon English Society 3, •■2; Westminster Fellowship Committee -2; Rat Wrestling; Glee Clu)) 4; O. G. A. Chico came to VMI with the Marine Corps Hymn ringing in his ears. After a year of military he changed his mind; his goal was now that of a first class private. He is, in fact, the first language major at VMI. Some other of Chico ' s preoccupations are the guitar and the bongos, which are liable to l)e heard at odd hours of the day or night, whenever the spirit moves him. There is also the sack, to w ' hich he clings with a ferocious tenacity in the wee hours of the morning. With his native Yankee drive, enhanced by his acquired Southern culture, he will surely be a suc- DAVH) MICHEAL MADDOX Union, Xew .Jersey Mathematics, Armor — Private 4, Corporal 3, First Sergeant 2, Captain, " Foxtrot " Company 1; Dis- tinguished Military Student: (n ' neral Committee; Executive Committee; VMI Cailel Stall ' 4, Circu- lation Manager 3, Advcrti.sing Manager 2; Riiig Figure Committee, PuMicitv (iKiiriiKni; I ' nL ' li-h Society 4, 3;Timmins lu i. S.„; Arm,, I F,,n,s Club; Yankee Club; Xeunian Clul,; ( a,l,-l Mnll.,- matics Society, Program Chairman 2. 1. Dave Maddox, VMI ' s answer to the XK 1), came to the Institute from yankeeland. Tliis rela- tively unimportant fact had little or no inflnencc on his somewhat unique military ambition, lio«, cr. After much damage to his pride and his posterior during his Rat year, his true colors began to shine through during his third class year — and his repu- tation was made. As corporal, first sergeant, and finally, company commander, he has been the mili- tant cause of untold weeping and w ailing and gnashing of teeth, with his inevitable cries of " You ' re boned " and determined " The time is now. " Dave ' s devotion to duty is as real as death and taxes, and he is the only man in barracks to have engravc.l flll-iii-llu-ljlanksG. C. cards. We under- stand tli:it h,- li;,.- Incn voted Man of tiie Year on the Fifth Sl,i,i[i ;iii,l W li,) ' s Who in the Commandant ' s (Ifiic,-. Tli.i,- n,-,,l lie no worries about his eminent MKf, ' ... ill hi. H,-ular Arniv I ' ar.vr. i CARLTOX AL ' IX MALLORY .Jacksonville, Florioa History, Infantry— Private 4, 3, Sergeant ' 2, 1st Lieutenant 1; Distinguished Military Student; Circulation Manager lOtiO Bomb; Deep South Cluh; Floor Committee 2, 1 . I),M entered the Institute back in ' 5(i from the ■-,111, 1 -li,,res of Florida to spend four wonderful y,ar in the Old Dominion. His record speaks for it- iir, li,ith academic and military. Somehow he niaiiagi ' il t(i find time to keep his grailes up and Ijcrlorin his job as executive officer ,.f Charlie Coin- pan ' in addition to working on the Floor Committee and serving as circulation manager of the Bomb. Doc will always be remembered by his Brother Rats for his good natured ways and bis ability to get aloni; with ,ith,T-, which has gained him the respect of I ' is , l;i--. ilh his newly acquired attachment in the K, y t,in, ' State, we wish him the best of every- thing in the future. -- pssBa Biteafi FIRST DARRYL THOMAS MARKLAXD CoEBURX, Virginia Civil Engineering;, Air Force — Private 4, 3, 2, 1; American Society of Civil Engineers; Southwest Virginia Club. Far back in the fall of ' 56, Darryl found himself among 350 young and innocent men in a habitat which offered very little ynipathy Fnr a y ' uni; lad. Being a rough Southur-t irL ' inia ).m ' . Mark fought hard and ovrnjinif Uir ll,- ali antaL!r nt " the Rat line and Lexingtun. ih- va a good Hat; not once did be stomp tlie stairs to the fifth stoop. To prove his helping hand, he made an " all up " check at the King Carter, brought his roomies White Lightning from his home-made still, drank the " lightning " for his roomies, and took room orderly for two weeks in a row. Mark likes the finer things of life such as litera- ture, liquor, music, girls, architecture, general permit, sports, and all duty. Many of these tastes were developed at Johnny ' s Liquid Parlor. A hard worker from the start, Mark can always be counted on for a good job and a smile. EARL DAHWIX : IARQUErTE, JR. LvxxuA Ex, Virginia English, Armor — Private 4, 3, ' 2. 1; Armed Forces Club 3, -l, 1; Baptist Student Union 4, 3; Tide- water Club 4, 3, " 2, 1; Virginia Academv of Science 3, 1. The " Lynnhaven Lover " is a product of swamplands of Tidewater. He never rushes anything, and isn ' t noted for a boisterous man thus the nickname of " Easy Ed. " Ed scl- says much, but when he docs, it ' s worth listeniiij We all wish him the best of luck, and know tha will succeed in life. At graduation, the Listi will gain a spirited aliminus, but the corps lose a great guy. tlu DANIEL HOOVER MARSTOX ALEXANDni. , Virginia Civil Engineering, Infantry — Private 4, 3, ■2, 1; American Society of Civil Engineers; Little Gym Committee; . rmed Forces Club 3. ■2; Intramurals; Officers of the Guard Association 1. History of the Polar Bear (or " Wild Animals We Have Known " ); Here we have Dan Marston, a truly remarkable young man. It is rumored that the Polar Bear enrolled at VMI purely by cliaiice. He was passing through Lexington but snddciilv wanted to gn to sluep and all the motels wrre fnlL One tiling is (.crtaiii — he has been completely un- artV-eted by all the various reforms that have beon iTitroduced recently. The rest of us have fought and kicked, but the Bopper has remained totally unconcerned. As long as he had Red Turner ' s pnnlucts and his sack, nothing else mattered. A strong advocate for a P.X. on every stoop, " Super Dan " has an amiable disposition and a willingness to help that is hard to surpass. His cheerfulness, despite difficult situations, is famous throughout barracks. Everyone counts " The Bear " as a friend. June will see the class scatter, but no one will ever forget this true Brother H;il who has brigiiteiied our lives considerably. Li J O EDWARD ALBERT MARTIN, JR. Malverne, New York Electrical Engineering, Artillery — Private 4, 3, ' 2, 1 ; American Institute of Electrical Engineers; Yankee Club; Riding Club 4; Catholic Choir; Intramurals. Ed came to VMI with the intention of getting the degree of an electrical engineer, which he so brilliantly obtained. Man for man, brain for brain and humor for humor, he is hard to beat. With his flair for women he managed to cover a lot of ground. Many a time he could be seen frowning over his E.E. books or romancing some young Miss. -As can be easily seen, Ed has lived a rather full VMI life, never letting anything slip by his quick eye. This man has done well for himself at the Institute and will do well when he ventures out into civilian life. CIIARLKS WILLJ. M M( (iAVOCK, .II{. Mexico, D. F., Me.xico Mathematics, - rmor — Private 4, 1, Corporal 3, Sergeant ' 2. Chuck came from far off Mexico and has tlic distinction of being the only man we know nlin exercises by swinging a double-bladed ax about the room — one way to visitors out. Known for his individuality, Chuck will be remembered as one who never wasted time, and always put maximum effort into whate ' er he went after. Good luck to our next steel magnate. PETER JOHN McGUE Ro. NOKE, V1RGINI..I Electrical Engineering, . ir Force — Private 4, 1. Corporal 3, Sergeant ' 2; Track 4; Intramurals ' 2, 1; Ki ' cnMlion Committee; Exci iitivc Ccunniittee; CiKial ( nimnittee; Presidciil nl Dili, rr of the Gu.ikI A-s(jriation; .Armed Fmcr, ( Inl. J, 1; Board Member AlEE; Roanoke Club; Cadet Waiter ' 2, 1. Pete is a native of Salem, Virginia and he is one of the mainstays of old section E-2. Whenever Pete is on furlough you can be sure that he will be seen in the company of a certain Miss PP. Once Pete has set his mind to a task you can be sure he will stick with it to the end. He happens to be a member of the renown Banana League Ball Club. Aside from all of his many activities he finds time to hit the books in order to get by the " jigs. " In losing Pete, VMI will he gaining a staunch alumnus. ; FIRS GEORGE PATRICK MILLER, JR. Columbus, Ohio Civil Engineering, Armor — Private -1, Corporal 3, Sergeant 2, First Lieutenant 1; American Society of Civil Engineers; Distinguished Military Student. Born in Columbus, Ohio, and a resident of the world, George came to VMI with the idea of be- coming a military leader. And a leader he became. In liis first year of trial he led a Brother Rat on a daTigerous mission to the fifth stoop, . lthough the mission failed, George didn ' t, as is shown by his being executive officer of A Company. Here at VMI, George has been one of the few but happy exceptions to an age-old tradition. Always present in his mind has been the picture of one special young lady. There are many things at ' MI that G. P. will remember. Among them are room wrestling matches, Goshen and the chemistry building. There is no better way to close than to say " Venil Vidi! Vicil " RICHARD SLDNEY MILLER Phoenixville, Pennsylvani. Electrical Engineering, Infantry — Private 4, 3, 2, 1 ; Newman Club, President 1; American Institute of Electrical Engineers 2, 1; Judo 3, 2; Armed Forces Club 4; Officers of the Guard Association 1. It was a proud day in the heart of " Hap " when he matriculated at the Institute to begin his en- deavor to become a " leader " in the Regular Army. He will surely succeed in keeping iiis men in line as he has had much practice with " Bunch. " If nothing else has been accomplished by this neat guy, he has become the class master of the cutting remark. Hap, although he didn ' t want us to know it, was fore ' er bucking for rank in the corps. He was really proud when he looked at " his " staff at summer camp and saw some of the corps " leaders " below him. After three years of rumbling around and taking no week ends, he broke loose our first class year and made frequent trips to D. C. to see his little Mary. He ill undouljtedly bring fame to the Institute from Ills ciiturcs in the new Atomic , rniv. SAMUEL AUGUSTUS MILLER BuENA Vista, Virginia Electrical Engineering. Artillery— Private 4, 3, i, 1 ; American Institute of Electrical Engineers 3, 2, f; Judo 1; Cadet Waiter 2, 1; Intramurals 2, 1: Officers of the Guard Association 1. Hailing from the wild and wonly hills of Buena ' ista, Sam hit the Institute in the fall of ' 56, fresh from his seventeenth birthday, making him one of the youngest men in the class. He didn ' t let his youthfulricss or flie Rat Line get him down, how- ever, aii ' l pror li-c| rii;lit from the start to set the f.n iiirrnii- 1 )ip;irtment on its ear with the fine r;idc.. lie kipl up throughout his cadetship. Always ready to help a Brother Rat in time of need, Sam, with his nimble wit and ready smile, will long be remembered by all who knew him, and the echoing halls of our healthful and pleasant abode will ring forever with the standard greeting for " the B. V. Flash " — " Hey, Wart! " -»« .- X LASS History, Armor— Private 4, 3, -2, 1; Armed Forces Club 3, ' 2, 1; Newman Club 4, 3, ' 2, 1; International Relations Club 3, ' Z, 1; Historv Club 3, " 2, 1; French Club 3, 2, 1; Rat Football; Rat Basketball; Varsitv Basketball 3, l. In the fall of 1956, John recrossed the Potomac and made his way to the Institute. He came here by way of St. Francis College in Pennsylvania and soon enrolled in the ' 59B Club. After going through his Rat year as an E.E., John saw the light and joined the elite Liberal Arts organization, and by determination and hard work, managed to drag himself from the depths of the E.E. labs via the Geology lab to the glittering lights of the Taft Room. In his third class year he was one of the " Yob ' s " boys and earned his letter in basketball. However, part ownership in the Clydesdale horses forced his retirement from the game. During his four years liere John has won many friends with his quiet sincerity and dry humor. With these assets and the help of a young Irish colleen in Washington, John is sure to make his wav in the world. JOSEPH LEE MORABIT UTLER, PeXXSVLVANIA Biology, Armor — Private 4, 1, Corporal 3, Sergeant ' 2; Football 4, 3, 2, 1; Baseball; Rat Indoor Track; Newman Club 4, 3, 2, 1; Armed Forces Club; Vir- ginia Academy of Science; Yankee Club; Intra- murals 4, 3, ' ■2, I; Officers of the Guard Association. " Mo-Rabbit, " a private from grand old " E " Company, hails from Butler, Pennsylvania. With his pleasant manner and great personality, he has captured the respect of all who have known him. Slated for a lot of duty with the Big Red this past season, an early ankle injury kept him from reaching his maximum potential. The clan that heads for Florida every Easter is likely to miss Joe after this year. Studying dentistry at Pitt will more than consume all his extra time, although an occasional party is sure to find its way into Joe ' s life. His ability to mix and associate with others will be a key asset in the accomphsh- nient of his chosen goals. Being one of Captain Kelsey ' s tin-can rollers, we think he ' s well equipped to handle any job he may take on. Lots of luck in the future to a truly great guy. HOWARD THOMAS MOSS , Richmond, Virgixia History, Air Force — Private 4, 3, Sergeant ' 2, Second Lieutenant 1; Varsity Football 4, 3, ' 2, 1; Indoor Track 4, 3, -2, 1; Outdoor Track 4, 3, 2, 1; Circulation Staff Bomb, 1959, Sports Editor Bomb, 1960; History Club; Richmond Club; West- minster Fellowship; Armed Forces Club; Flight Program; Who ' s Who Among Studeni.-i in American Colleges and Universities. When Howard came to the Institute, VM I gained a million laughs. From the first, his " Brother Rats " could depend on Howie to make their problems seem a bit smaller. College meant only more fame to one of Richmond ' s most outstanding athletes. " Howie " brought prestige to VMI track by running with some of the fastest men in the Nation ' s history. But for him, the Big Red would have been minus one of its spt ' cdifst guards and best clubhouse lawyers. Thongh he spcTit many hours on the track and gridiron of Alumni field, he also managed to lead in the academic an l military aspects of ' MI life. The books came first, but polish and sack ran a close second. Howard will always be remembered for his ever-quick wit, and few will ever forget his cheerful friendliness and willingness to help that have won liini many lasting friends at VMI. W " o " Murph " MICHAEL YERGER MOSS Nashville, Tennessee Chemistry, Artillery — Private 4, 3, i, 1; Distin- guished 4, 3, 2, 1; American Chemical Society 3, 2, 1; Varsity Indoor and Outdoor Track 4, 3, i, 1 ; Virginia All-State 1959 Track Team; Monogram Club 3, 2, 1; Monogram Minstrel 3; Who ' s Who Among Students in American Colleges and Vni- versifies. Jack, Rob and Mike, with their personality, intellect, dependability and all-round good nature, will be an asset in any tield they set their sights on. They ' ve given a new meaning to the words Brother Rat, and with the fair sex at Hollins, Sweet Briar and Randolph-Macon, they have achieved goals hitherto unknown to the layman. They never achieved military rank, but with a spark and a boundless energy, they led in the upholding of the First Class Private tradition. It is with deepest regret that w-e members of the Class of 1960 join to say to this trio, " good-by. " RICHARD CURRY MIRPHY Norfolk, ' irginl Civil EitL ' iiiicriiiL ' , Artillerj — Private 4, Corporal 3, ScjL ' .Miit - ' , S.Mond Lieutenant 1: Who ' s Who Aninini Stiiih ' Nl: in American Colleges and Vni- rersities: Distinguished Militnrv Student; Newman Club 4, 3, 2, 1; ASCE 4, 3, 2, 1; TidcwMter Club 4, 3, 2, 1 ; Meyer . ward 2. Along with many others, Murph left the Swamplands witli high hopes and an earnest desire to succeed. And succeed he did by being one of the select few to wear both stars and stripes his first class year. But don ' t think that Dick ' s first class year was the only year he distinguished himself. He was the only Rat to get a furlough back to the swamps due to running the last of the old corps " ressies! " Alnrph, being the true Brother Rat, was aUvav, t " li.-lp whcncv.-r ll,c r„;cd anw. but :lhv:,v, |,iv, ' ,,lr.l lii l„l|, witli ■■v.,u in, -an voii don ' l krM,« thai:-- All Murph ' .- ;nr,,inpll lii,HiiU. and tlicy liave been ujany, hinv alway. Ircu centered around one wonderful little girl from Norfolk. This then is our Murph: stars, stripes, Norfolk trips, and squat man of the room. HERSHEIJ, BELMONT JDRRAY, JR. . sHLAND, Kentucky Biology— Private 3, 2, 1 ; Football 4, 3, 2, 1 ; Track 4, 3, 2, 1; Basketball 4; Virginia Academy of Science; International Relations Club; Armed Forces Club. nersh had a unique position at VMl right from the start — that of a man of two classes. It is very seldom that a cadet is accepted in a class other than his own, but that was never a problem for him. . lthough Hersh had the academic load of a third classman, he ne ' ertheless maintained his standing while undergoing all the customary hardships which come with being a Rat. This indicates a man of unusual character and temperament. Before Hersh came to ' ill he was very active at tile University of Louisville. He played football, ba-,k(tball and track while enjoying the life of a ,11,-, An, Hersh graduates he plans to return to the ■ass countrv to enter Medical School at the itv of Kcnturkv «», = ■ fe " bLASS FREDRIK HUGH Ml RRILL Camden, Sovth Caholina Civil Engineering, Armor — Private 4, Corporal 3, Sergeant 2, Second Lieutenant 1; Intramurals 4, 3; Distinguished Military Student; Armed Forces Club; American Society of Ci ' il Engineers; Canter- bury Club 4. From Clioate came Fred — well traveled and well educated. VMI was quite a change from liis way of life; but with an assist from the fifth stoop he quickly blended into VMFs way of life. Ever since, he has been not only a true believer but a strong supporter of both VMI systems, the class, and military. He will usually be fonml cither working a CE problem, reading a gun niagazinr or war story, or eloquently criticising anything ami everything in his dry, British humor. Three things seem to have moulded his life: Choate, the " Colonel, " and Vill. The mixture has produced someone life will have a hard time slowinc down. REED .JAMES MYRICK MixNEAPOLis, Minnesota Biology, Infantry — Private 4, 3, ' 2, 1 ; Virginia Academy of Science 3, 2, 1; Armed Forces Club 4, 3, i, 1; -Judo 4; Officers of the Guard Association 1; Intramurals 3, 2, 1. Hailing from the cold, wind-swept " Xorth- west, " the Sunny Shenandoah Valley was quite a change for our " Brother Rat " Reed, and it is doubtful whether he ' ll ever get n -er it. Although he has never been om- In licnp ])r.-iisc upon the Institute, he has ;il .i ddiir his part, both for the Institute and his Hrollin- li.its. Reed has a great desire for travel, and it will take a good woman to hold him, however, a Shenandoah girl might just do the trick. His ability to " come through, " regardless of the situation, will most certainly insure his success in the future. .lAMES RICHARD ODELL KiNGSPORT, Tennessee Civil Engineering, Artillery — Private 4, 1, Corporal 3, Sergeant 2; Rat Football 4; Varsity Football 3, 2, 1; Wrestling 4; Honor Court Member 1; Armed Forces Club; American Society of Civil Engineers; Class Representative to . thletic Council; .Assistant Sports Editor ' 60 Bomb; ilonogram Club; Who ' s Who Ammig Students in American Colleges and Universities; Southwest Virginia Club; Tennes.see- Kcntucky Club 2. In the early fall of ' 56, Jim suddenly found him- self calling signals for the VMI Keydets. A capable quarterback, he was soon to become a starter for the Big Red. But footb all was not to be his only endeavor as Jim was soon to display his academic abilities in becoming a top ranking civil engineer tiiroughout his college career. Still his time was not completely consumed by sports and studies. A quiet man at the party, " Sweets " for grins and the acquisition of n through his pleasing personality ;ii With a character marked by sinci and di ' votion to his work, Jim ha iniprt-ssinn on his instructors, fellow cadets. Success will be his for the future. idways good V ' friends iig smile. adcrship, :d,lc ' FIRSH " Ridge " JOHN CALLAWAY OLSEN Roanoke, Virginu Civil Engineering, Armor — Private i, Corporal 3, Sergeant -2, Second Lietutenant 1; Distinguished Military Student; Roanoke Club 4, 3, i, 1; Armed Forces Cluh 2, 1; Westminster Fellowship 4, 3; American Society of Civil Engineers 3, i, 1 ; Regi- mental Band. John came to VMI from the valley city of Roa- noke, and has adapted himself well to the aspects of our life. An ardent fan of Jaguars and a certain red- head, John has argued and won more debates in barracks about sports cars than any Brother Rat. Tanks are his business, and if he takes that slide rule with him on acti ' e duty, the civilian civils will hang him. . D. M. S. man all the way, and a wonderful guy, John will excell in life, whether as a happy civilian or a regular officer, (iood luck. Brother Rat! MICHAEL WILLIAM ONDOS LlBR.lRY, PeNNSYLV.INI. Civil Engineering, Artillery — Private 4, 3, 2, 1 ; American Society of Civil Engineers 3, 2, Chairman, Field Trip Committee 1 ; Varsity Football 4, 3, 2, 1 ; Intramurals 4, 3, 2, 1 ; Rat Basketball; Rat Ba.seba]l; Newman Club 4, 3, 2, 1 ; Officers of the Guard . ssociation 1; Monogram Club 2, 1. Hailing from Library, Pennsylvania, Mike emi- grated below the Mason-Dixon Line for the sole purpose of attaining a degree in civil engineering. AfterlMurlohuyi. r.atlli. ' S hrrn Institute, he has been ii(ics lull " iinlm I nn:ilril iii Southern culture. His ii.l.-n . ' intrrrst iii al lil. ' l ics of all kinds has porh;i|)s kcjit him from attaining honor roll grades, l)Ut In- has gained the respect of his instructors and of his Brother Rats. On the athletic field Mike has been a valuable asset to the football team and a consistent scorer on the " F " Company basketl)a]l team. Mike with his likable personality has been a true frienfl. He will contribute more than his sliare to any tielti he chooses to follow. .lOHN RIDGELY PARKS, JR. 1 ' alls Chuhch, ' ikgini. History, Marine Corps — Private 4, Corporal 3, Sergeant 2, Captain 1 ; . rmed Forces Club 2, 1 ; Varsit V Rifle Team 4, 3, 2, 1 ; History Club 4, 3, 2, 1 ; PLC 4, 3, 2, 1 Hailing from Falls Church, irginia, conu-s a faithful bclii ' viT of " Semper Fi. " " C " Company will mi il Mit spoken commander when he leaves the Insliliilr Im ImIImw ' his military career. Ridge will best be rriiKinliered as one of the " Corner " boys. The " Corner " never saw Ridge during hop week ends. Where did he go? We probably will never know, but we can guess. Wine, Marines, and ilaiiiics un- Ills motto. Ilrslartedat VMI with the w-ill Id lir llir i.rst, niMl lill Ilixc fricuds. He accom- plish, -M Ihal oal, and it i a Miiv bet that Ridge w-ill contume rismg to th ' top. h ssas s i WILLIAM GALLATIN PAXTON, IV Norwich, Connecticut History, Armor — Private 4, 3, 2, 1; Armed Forces Club -4, 3, ' 2, 1 ; International Relations Club 2, 1 ; Newman Club -t, 3, 2, 1 : French Club 3, i, 1 ; Judo Club -2; History Club i; Football -J; Track i. From the frozen wastes of Connecticut to sunny Virginia, with a slight detour at the L ' niversity of Connecticut, came Happy Bill. This was soon changed when he first trod that invisible line for Rats. Bill had a fine Rat year, and witli very little shoe polish and quite a bit of strailiiiiij. Iir ni;iii,i vd to survive. Tlin.usih liard work ;in.l Inn ; m lits of .study, he managed to rise from the Geuln-y lab to the Taft Room. He is well known throughout barracks for his cheerful greetings on the way to ranks in the morning and can often I)e hcartl giving kind advice to his dyke. Bill gives ,,1 his time in support to his favorite charity. Ilir ( lytlcsdale horses and the ' 59B Club. During Ins y.ars at the Institute, he has won many friends because of his straightforwardness and wit, and he is bound to succeed in future endeavors. GEORGE GARLINGTON PHILLIPS, JR. London Bridge, Vihgini.v Electrical Engineering, Artillery — Private -t, 1, Corproal 3, Color Sergeant ' 2; Bomb Start ' 3; Ameri- can Institute of Electrical Engineers; Golf -t, 3, 2, 1; Swimming 4; Chairman, Litt ' e Gym Committee ' 2; Floor Committee 2, 1; Armed Forces Club; Tide- water Club; Westminster Fellowship 4, 3; Intra- murals. G. G., one of the many swamj rats wIid ntatricn- lated in ' 56, soon let it be known that he ijitcnded to be an integral part of the Class of 1960 and VMI. G. G. made his impressions early, and his third class year found him a high ranking corporal. His second class year led to the rank of color sergeant and an important position on the I960 Ring Figure Com- mittee. G. G. not only contributed much to the figure ' s success through his work with the Little Gym Committee, but continued to aid the Hop Committee with his services his first and second class years. The charming and cheerful way he pursues his many duties has won much respect and admira- tion for him in the corps, as his many friends will testify. There are few who can challenge the fact that G. G, with his charm, personality, and Frances, will fail to keep on making friends, whether it be as an engineer, businessman or a Brother Rat. JOHN NAGY PICKERING C- R. C. S, Venezuel- Civil Engineering, . ir Force — Private 4, 2, 1, Corporal 3; Soccer 4, 3, 2, 1; Rifle Team 2, 1; International Relations Club 2, 1 ; American Soceity of Civil Engineers 4, 3, 2, 1; Intramurals 4, 3, 2, 1. " Caracas " came to VMI from Venezuela. He liked it so much that he lived in barracks all four years for two purposes, work and to be close to his Lexington girl. Ever since Pick arrived at Barracks carrying one suitcase and four guns, the enthusiasm for gun collecting has increased in the corps. By his first class year, his small but complete library was the center of information concerning anything that shoots. Throughout his cadetship his good sense of humor, friendliness, and personality have made him well liked by all his Brother Rats. These qualities will be remembered and will make hiin a success in any field he chooses. 7¥- K i bbES FIRS J MICHAEL HERBERT PITT Portsmouth, Virginia History, Armor— Private i, 3, ' 2, 1 ; Tidewater Club 4, 3, 2, 1 ; Armed Forces Club 2, 1 ; Track 4; Fencing 3; Wrestling 2, 1; Officers of the Guard Association; Hop and Floor Committee i. It Pitt had been sensible, he woiilil have gone to college; but, being as crazy as the rest of us, he came to VMI instead. " Spike " , Lord Protector of Jolliff and Chief Adovcate of her greatness, has made this place more bearable with his easy-going manner and readily exposed 150-watt smile. When we recall Mike ' s antics in the years to come, the memory of them will recall the fellow who is really worthy of our esteem as a Brother Rat. OTIS RAY POOL South Boston, Virginia Civil Engineering, Infantry — Private 4, 3, 2, 1 ; Basketball 4, 2: Baseball 4; American Society of Civil Engineers 3, 2, 1; Floor Committee 1: Intra- murals 4, 3, 2, 1; Officers of the Guard Association 1. Not many people had ever heard of South Boston or Halifax County until " Cousey " invaded VMI back in 1956. Otis ' time was divided between the Civil Department and the Buena Vi.sta Barn Dances, but he finally dccidc.d that he would be better off on Colonel ' tram conic .Tunc 14, 1960. When Otis lra , - I In, .Iniu- he leaves I.ehiTid him the weekly trips to Buena ' ista and the Banana League ball games which none of us will ever forget. In the serious vein, Otis, with his winning per- sonality and ability to get along with anyone, will make the best of his everv endeavor. JAMES BOBBITT POWELL Elon College, North Carolina Biology, .Artillery — Private 4, Corporal 3, Sergeant 2, Second Lieutenant 1; Rat Indoor and Outdoor Track; Glee Club; ' i ginia .Vcademy of Science; . rined Forces (luli; Aeadeniieally Distinguished; ll ' ho ' s Willi Aiiiiiiitj Sin, I, III ill American Colleges and Vnirer.iities; Riiii; runiniittee; Ring Figure Com- mittee; Westminster Fellowship. Out of the wilds of North Carolina came the Powell Brothers, hot on the trail of their older brother, Ed, and ready to re ' olutionize the Biology Department, . ltliough twins, we soon found out that thev were as different as night and dav. J. B. nia.K- kiioM 1, fnr lii a. ' adrnn, ' . a hvII as his niilil.irv ,,n,„e,,, and in In- ecnnd el...... vear be- ;anie a dl tin,Lriii.,he.l na-inher ,.! ' tlie late study and Saturday afternocni organic gang. This membership paid off, when we finally saw J. B. as one of our stars. Adding this to the experience he has gained in the Pine Room, Jim has now blossomed into that casual college man he dreamed hini.self In I.e. With all this behind him, we are sure that .lini will give a good account of him.self in all that he niav attempt. U ICLASS tD JOIIX SIIARPE POWKLL Elon College, North Carolina Biology, Artillery — Private -4, 1, Corporal 3, Sergeant ' ■2; Tininiiiw Mnsir Society 3, ' 2, Vice- President 1; G vr i lull k A-istant Librarian 3, 2, 1; Hop and Floor Mnnnittro 1; Armed Forces Club 4,3, 2, 1; Monogniiii Minstrel 3, -2, 1. Sl feet, five inches of sharp wit and quick think- ing walked into Jackson Arch from Elon College, N. C, one day four years ago. From that day on, the " Evil Omen " made his mark at VMI. Being well rounded in many intellectual aspects and being interested in all forms of art have been two of the great determining factors for his decision to take up the study of law after graduation from the Institute. John has been especially noted for his academic prowess, and we ' re sure he would have been on the Dean ' s list time and time again had it not been for his grades! Possessing a gentlemanly charm and a personality full of humor, he will no doubt win many laurels and much success in the years which lie ahead. LAWREXCE JACKSOX PUCKETT Augusta, Georgia Physics, Armor — Private 4, Corporal 3. Sergeant 2, Second Lieutenant 1; American Institute of Physics 2, 1; American Institute of Electrical Engineers 4, 3; Volunteer Firefighter 3, 2, 1; Distinguished Mil- itary Student. Larry ' s cadetship has been marked with a high degree of success both academically and militarily. Seeing the liglii aftir hi-- fhin! ihiss year, he joined the small gronj. mI [.Ii |( m.iiMrs in which he is always ready 1 drltalr ahiMp-i my matter and, all too frequently, lie was tiie uir- h4 ' t standing when the smoke had cleared. His scientific mind, however, did not prevent him from dabbling in the arts. In fact, he is so infatuated with painting that his fellow physics majors threatened to disown him. He has acquired many friends through his sincere willing- ness to help them. For the future there will be graduate school, negligible army life, and a bright scientific career. JOX AXDKKSOX Ql ' IXX Wilmington, Delaware Historv. Air Force — Private 4, 1, Corporal 3, Sergeant - ' ; Football 4, 3, 2, 1; Track 4, 3, -2, 1; Monogram Club 3, 2, 1; Officer of the Guard Association. This is the big year for Wilmington ' s own " Quinnie. " The day Jon graduates from VMI we will lose an exceptionally friendly and good humored friend. Jon has many girls, but his Mom is still number one. Jon, besides being tops academically, excells in another field — his favorite — football. Long will we remember his battle cry, " gotta go hard. " Since September of ' 56, he has been a loyal member of the sack time club and a menace to the resources of the mess hall. L ' pon graduation Jon will be off for South America where he will study under a FuUbright Scholarship. Regardless, Jon is certain to find success by ap- proaching his problems in his sincere an{l winning way. i»ik FIRST ROY GILMER QUINN East Point, Geohgia Chemistry, Armor — Private 4, Corporal 3, Sergeant i. Second Lieutenant 1; President of Class 3, ' ■2, 1; Varsity Basketball i. 3, i, 1 ; Co-captain basketball team 1; Distinguished Military Student; Ring Committee i; Ring Figure Committee i; President of General and Executi -e Committees 1; Cadet AVaiter 2, 1. When Roy came to the Institute iii ' 5(i from East Point, Georgia, he was merely another Rat, about to start off on the seemingly perpetual first year of cadetship. At the end of that first year, he had leacle r.iiir his da CI:, raplain ilitariK ill " F " clearly made his mark mates. By being eleitnl Prc iil ' nl " ' 60 he undertook a posilioii ..I iiKin n which he lias more tliMii mi. vrs.l ully , evervr.-prrl ' I ' ln. ;|..,| III :,Um rxt,-! field ' , .f „ll,l,ti,-. «l„iv Kmv «;,v ,1,,,., of the ba.-.k.:tljall Irani. l{.,y lia- .Mi.,r,- as well, shown by his rank of l.iciite Company. However, the tasks brought about b, - his office have not affected Roy ' s primary pursuit at VMI, a Chemistry degree. We can all be sure that he will obtain even greater merit after graduation than he has received at ' MI. . s his record indicated, this can clearly represent iiotliing but success. Roy Quiiin has been insepanililv liound with the Class of ■(10, ami » ilh all who kncw ' him as a caflcl. FRANCISCO MEXDOZA RA: IIREZ, .Hi. NoHFOLK, Virginia Chemistry, Air Force — Private 4, 3, ' 2, 1 ; Rat Cross- country; Rat Wrestling; American Chemical Society; Religious Council 3, ' ■2, 1; Armed Forces Club; Ti.lcwater Club; Iiitcriiatioiial Relations Chil.; Varsitv Wrestling; Mcth.iilist Chil,. The Tidewater team walked in the Arch that .lay in 195G, and with this chosen group walked Cisco Ramirez. Cisco had a hard time (didn ' t we all) in those gloomy and trying days of 1956-57, but came through with his usual hard work and pati ence, which he has shown throughout his cadetship. Well- liked by all his brother Rats, Cisco will argue or dis- agree on just about anything in order to get a debate going. He will always Ik- remembered for his famous cliche, " The trouble witli you is ... " A well- rouiided jiiTsonalitN ' and his will to go on wdien times are t,iu:;li an toijrilier to prove a future of success for (is,,,, ;,i,.| H, ;,ll hope to see him in his desired eapaciU ' tif a cluiaist real soon. edw.vri) herxdox robertsox, jr. Cautersville, Virginia Civil Engineering, Artillery — Private 4, Corporal 3, Sergeant ' 2, First Lieutenant (Bn. Adjt.) 1; Baseball 4; American Society of Civil Engineers 4, 3, 2, 1; Distinguished " 2; Distinguislie l Militarv Student " 2; Armed Forces Club 2, 1. " Robbie " came to join our class from a place he called Cartersville, Virginia. Some of his Brother Rats still have their doubts as to whether there is really such a place on the map. After a slow start, Robbie has finally succeeded in occupying a high place in his class in both academics and the militarv. There are manv things Robbie will n.vcr f,,rg, ' t a ' l...iit the Iiistitnte ' and his Brother Rals. Perhaps the time Lieutenants .Jamison and PeTulletou caught liiiii leaving tlie post before R. Q. will be remembered for a long time. Robbie is planning to go into .Vriiiy . iatioii after graduation. Then, upon conipletion, he will enter his field. Civil Engineering, where we be!ie -e he has an excellent future. Good luck, " Robbie. " CLASS 1 DAVID LAERI ROlilXSOX Lakeland, Flouida History, Armor — Private 4, 1, Corporal 3, Serfiivml i Armed Forces Club 4, 3, ' 2, 1; Florida Chili 4, 3, 2, 1; Glee Club 4, 3, i: International Relations Club 4, 3, ' 2, 1. Officers of the Guard Association 1; Intramurals 4, 3, ' 2, 1. A story of success has marked Dave ' s progress while at VMI, for he possesses the ability to adapt himself to almost anv situation. He speiit a little time in ' Mnki-e LaTi.f, then caiiK- to VMI where he has had ample cii)|)iirtunity to prove his wiirtll as a barracks la« jer. It would ha e lieen a dull four years indeed without the system to buck. Dave is always on top, or, with spirit and determination, is striving to get there. He is a true friend, through thick and thin. Dave is considering graduate school following graduation from Vill, but regardless of what he does, the job will be one well done. IIOWAUl) WILLIAM HOTII, .IK. Elbkidge, New York History, Infantry— Private 4, 3, ' 2, 1; Soccer 3, ' 2, 1; Intramurals 3, 2, 1; Swimming 4; . rmed Forces Club 4, 3, ' 2, 1; Newman Club 4, 3, ' 2, 1; Religious Council 3, 2, 1; Aquatics Club, Vice-President 1; Red Cross Leader Examiners 3, ' 2, 1 ; Yankee Club 4, 3, ' 2, 1; Officers of the Guard Association Ij ' add, National Advertising Manager 2; Riri ' I ' ' i ' urr Committee 2. " Little Napoleon " first came to the Institute in September, 1956, with his eyes set on three goals : an RA commission, a gal named Marcia, and a diploma. At first disappointed in what he saw, Elbridge ' s " pride and joy " nevertheless bore with all phases of the system. Now over the hump, Howie ' s combination of brains and determination have assured him of that rapidly approaching diploma. Friendly and always ready to lend a help- ing hand, Howie has earned both the admiration and true friendship of his classmates. His other two goals are now rapidly being realized and his wonderful personality, cheerful attitude and sincere manner are bound to make him a success in the future. Looking back over the years, we say with pride, " He was a rea Brother Rat. " DLVALL THOMAS ROYSTER, .IR. Lynchburg, Vihginia History, Armor — Private 4, Corporal 3, First Sergeant 2, Captain, B Company Commander 1; Glee Club 4, 3, 2, 1, Vice-President 1 ; Wesley Foun- dation; Lynchburg Club 4, 3, 2, 1; Cadet Sports Start ' 4, 3; Bomb Advertising Start ' 3, 2; VMI Rangers; History Club 4, 3, 2, 1; Distinguislied Mihtary Student. Never can it be sai.l that the cl.-is .,1 ' !!»;() didn ' t have its " whistler, " for (cTi.iiiil)- ' W.m li,i wril de- served this title. W ' lirii.M ' i Ik i, -..■h lioiincing around barracks, ns ])lc;isanl siinlr ami el rl ' ul personality are always present, except if " B " Company is slipping in Garnett Andrews competi- tion; for in Bravo Company Tom takes terrific I ride! On such an occasion he retreats to the sooth- ing music and rhythm of the Kingston Trio. I )ctinitcly, he is the only man in barracks who can use an entire free class period for shaving, and a flashlight after taps to write letters. Forever slow, he alwavs makes it just in time. He is Ladv Luck ' s own hero ' a seen hv his success at R.-M! W. C). Ili r,,,lrMii|, ,;iii Miiiplv l.r ,1,-fined as a job well dull ' ' lli rnMii ii,- in tile Mitlilary system and in academus lia |jruduced an outstanding cadet wllo will always love and uphold the " Brother Rat " spirit of VMI. A ' FIRSTI GEORGE DAHAR SALAITA Big Stone Gap, Virginia Civil Engineering, Air Force — Private i, 1, Corporal 3, Sergeant ■i: Armed Forces Clul) 4, 3, 1; Rat Football; .American Society of Civil Engineers 3, i, 1; Officers of the Guard Association 1; Southwest Virginia Club 4, 3, 2, 1; International Relations Club 2: Intramurals 2, 1. George is one of those stubborn Southwest Vir- ginians who will be remembered as a strong advocate of M - ' rcLMtinn. Forge was in the Air Force, so of cciiii r, 111. V the army is not needed, it should be di.-liaiiiird. Now his real pet peeve was the topic of the right of the South ' s secession. George believes the South was a victim of circuiii t r .infl the war should be fought over. He was shmi willid, Ijut he turned this quality in the right dirertion by making the Dean ' s List and being that ultra first class private at a time when it was almost an impossible achievement. George was a faithful friend to all who knew him. Best of luck to our Brother Rat from Big Stone Gap and to Nancy. RICHARD L. SAUDER Wheeling, West Virginia Mathematics, .-Vir Force — Private 4, Corporal 3, Supply Sgt. 2, Regimental S-3 1: Distinguished AFROTC Cadet; Distinguished Student: Who ' s Who Among Students in American Colleges and Universities; Lemuel JIacKennis Long Juvman Award 4; Hop Committee 4, 3, 2, Treasurer I; Mathematics .Association of . merica 3, 2, 1 ; Cadet Mathematics Society 2, President 1; Episcopal Cadet ' estrv 2, 1 ; Religious Council 1 ; Rifle Team 4; AFROTC Chicago Tribune .Award 4, 2. Rich came to V1 II in 1956 from the part of ' ir- ginia that didn ' t quite get the word — Wlieeling, West Virginia — but proved himself far from being uninformed in his distinguished career at the Institute as is shown by the academic stars which he has worn for two years and the stripes of the Regimental S-3. A conscientious and responsilile person. Rich has undertaken much more than I lie nnniia! load of leadership in the corps and will inn i .i nii ' dly take an early lead in society and bn- ' iiio wlierever he may be in the future. . s a Rat, he set his goal, and being determined to achieve it, applied himself; making the necessary sacrifices in order to prove that " anything worth having is worth working for. " .As a mathematical statistician. General Electric will certainly find in Rich an outstanding and devoted worker as well as a Icailcr and a gentleman. JAMES AUBREY SAV.AGE, JR, Portsmouth, ' irginia English, Infantry — Pri ' ate 4, 3, 2, 1; Class Historian 2, 1; General and Executive Committees 3, 1; Rat Basketball 4; Intramurals 3, 2, 1; Cadet Waiter 2; Chairman, Ring Committee 3; Cadet Staff 3; English Society 4, 3, 1, Program Chairman 2; Floor Committee 2; Hop Committee 1; Guidon Bearer; Officers of the Guard .Association 1. One of the most well-rounded men in the class, -Jim has gained the friendship ami iv.pcl of all wlio kno«- him. He is ,.iir nl I In ,„■ indix nlnnls wl», is able to study hard and pl.-iy hnnl. and sn.rreil m I)oIIl. However, wlieTi academic challenges present them- selves, he meets them head on and his consistently high marks are evidence of his diligence. His activities are many and varied, but they all bring out his leadership abilities. He headed the com- mittee that designefl our ring, he sits on the General Conunittee as class historian, and his athletic prowess is w(-l| known to the opposition. Oi . .isinn.illy, the military aspects of this institu- tion h;i ■ Iiinilcrcd his attainment of thejoie de vivre; nevertheless, it may be readily .said that this is the type of man that the Institute is proud to produce. We anticipate nothing but success from him in the future. X. 4 CLASS a JAMKS CHRISTIAN SCIIAAF, JR. Cleahwatek, Florida Electrical Engineering, Artillery— Private 4, 3. 2, 1; American Institute of Electrical Engineers; Radio Club; D. M. S.: Fencing Team, Manager 3, Co- Captain 2, 1; Cadet Lab Assistant. From the desert wastes of Fort Sill came Jim, aspiring to be a Reserve Artilleryman. Four years at VMI and summer camp at Aberdeen Proving Grounds have persuaded him to respond to the call of a Regular commission in Ordnance. During his cadetship, " Scutfy " has succeeded in many fields. A terror on the fencing mat, a D. M. S., and a highly proficient student Jim ' s activities have also included the winning of a fiancee. When not engrossed in constructing that cancerous growth of electrical equipment that threatens to overrun the room, or engaged in his role as barracks radio expert, Jim may be found actively upholding the Rat line. Future years will certainly assure Jim, not only of much success in his chosen field, but of at least one son at the Institute. KENNETH RAYMOND SCOTT Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania EK ' ctrical Engineering, Armor — Private 4, 3, 2, 1; American Institute of Electrical Engineers; Dis- tinguished Military Student; Football 4, 3, 2, 1; Varisty Indoor Track, 4, 3, ' 1, 1; Yankee Club; OflFicers of the Guard Association. Kenny came to VMI from a small town in Penn- sylvania, and, as the old adage goes, it didn ' t take long for the hometown boy to make good. Kenny ' s activities at the Institute ' have been highliglit( ' rat tile beginning of each school year whi-n b)utl)all bocnnu ' the thing most important. " Blinky, ' " as ]v is known to his teammates and the coaches, l)rought honors to himself and to the Institute as an outstanding member of the Big Red Team. Injuries iiampered his full participation and prevented his becoming a leading candidate for All-Star honors. His ability was not limited to the football field, however, for in track he captured All-Southern Con- ference honors as a real speedster. A good student of electrical engineering, Kenny would be ranked among the top on the honor lists if only those L.A. courses weren ' t tossed in. Kenny will be missed by all of us who have known him and enjoyed his sense of liumor. No matter whicli path of life he may take, we ' re sure he ' ll set as fast a pace as he has on the tracks of VMI. JOHN BRICKER SEAMON Santa . na, California Civil Engineering, Air Force — Private 4, 3, 2, 1; American Societv of Civil Engineers; Intramurals 4, 3, 2, 1; PT Test Cadre 1; BasebalU; Officers of tlie Guard Association 1. Jack, Rob and Mike, with their personality, intellect, dependability and all-around good nature, will be an asset in any field they set their sights on. They ' ve given a new meaning to the words Brother Rat " and with the fair sex at Hollins, Sweet Briar and Randolph-Macon they have achieved goals hitherto unknown to the layman. They never achieved military rank, but with a spark and a boundless rnergy they led in the upholding of the First Class Private tradition. It is with deepest regret that we members of the Class of 1960 join to say to this trio, " good-by. " V- X firstI MANUEL O. SEDA Hato Rey, Puerto Rico Biology, Int ' antry Private 4, 3, 2, 1; Intramurals 4, 3, 2, 1; Intramural Manager " E " Company 1; Officers of the Guard Association 1; Virginia Academy of Science ' ■2, 1 . In the fall of 1956, Puerto Rico sent the Institute a favorite son, " Mo " Seda. It wasn ' t lon ; i efi re he began to learn various things about the place. They included such things as the art of dyking out in every possible uniform within an hour. " Mo " survived the Rat line, much to the third ' s dismay, and in June he became one of Doc ' s top ranking Biology majors. He became a member of the Banana League his third class year, and has bee!i a faithful member ever since. After graduation, another hard four years will be started at M. C. V., where " Mo " plans to study medicine. All his Brother Rats join in wishing a great guy the best of luck! jniMY WAYNE SEELEY Miami, Florida History, Navy — Private 4, Corporal 3, Color Sergeant " 2, First Lieutenant 1; Cadet Representa- tive for the PX Council; Floor Committee; Armed Forces Club: Roanoke Club; Rat Wrestling 4; Varsity Wrestling 3, " 2; Track 4; Intramurals 3, " 2, 1. On September 1 2, 1956, Jim r;nii.- to llu- ln tilute from the " Star City " of th.- SmuHi . ;nv,l t- d-Mth of the Rat Line but anxi .u iii,-ikr -umrthmg of himself. Ever since that " (i. ( ' . " Jiieeting, lie has been determined to stay ahead of tiie military game moving from private to corporal on up through the ranks to first lieutenant. Jim has come out on top at VMI. Jim is a staunch member of the T. G. I. F. Club and an avid supporter of Company Permits and Week ends. On the week- ends you can find Jim in Roanoke or visiting one of tlie nearby girls ' schools. Never one to worry about keeping one girl, it is not unusual to find Jim writing several different girls, even at the same school, after rising sleepily from his " sack " where he can be found almost every afternoon from ' 2-4 p. m. This red-haired cadet possesses much determina- tion, a very likable disposition and a ready cheerful smile. PHILIP THOMPSON SIHNER Front Royal, Virginia Biology, Infantry — Private 4, Corporal 3, Sergeant ' 2, Second Lieutenant 1; Distinguislied Academic Student, Distinguished Military Student; Rat Track; Association of U. S. Army Award 2; Honor Court I; Virginia Academy of Science 4, 3, " 2, 1; Armed Forces Club " 2, Ring Figure Committee " 2; Paul R. Meyer Award 4; John Randolf Tucker Carniicliael Award 3, PhilUp H. Killey Award 2; Who ' .s ' Who Among Sfitdents in American Colleges and Universities. Phil Shiner, a risiuL ' young Pre-Med, is often heard about barracks brnmnning his fate after one of " Doc ' s " quizzi ' --. l i!liii;il ' cs to keep a pretty strong hold on thn-. ' -mM t.n-.. During the week he works hard, and Ini-. t- t.iltlished a good record at VMI. On week ends he turns his talents in other directions, and has established some memorable records at L ' VA, W M, and other institutions of higher learning. His immediate plans are to attend Med. School at Duke L ' niversity, and eventually to follow in the footsteps of Dr. Rex Morgan. Pliil. (■;l y- nil! and good-natured, has a touch of scrinii-ni --s ulihli keeps him ranked as top Pre- Med A L;r.-;tl ijiiy to know, he should do big things wlieii tnnicd loose on the outside world. Rlass u HENRY (iARNETT SHIRLEY Pe.uusbukg, Virginia Civil Engineering, Air Force — Private 4, Corporal :J, First Sergeant -2, Captain 1; American Society of Civil Engineers; Cross-Country 4; Indoor and Outdoor Track 4, 3; Intramurals; Honor Court ' 2, President 1; Ring Figure Committee; Southwest Virginia Club; Distinguished AFROTC Student; Who s JJ ' ho Among Students in American Colleges and Universities. Henry came out of the hills of Southwest Virginia to enter the Institute in September, 1956, and es- tablish for himself a record that will take some time to equal. As President of the Honor Court he held the most respected and honored position in the Corps. This alone would niake him outstanding. His command of the Regimental Band produced the finest unit ever to represent ' M1. yet he managed to distinguish himself academic ally at the same time, which is indeed a real feat. He also found time to participate in athletics aiid tiic Air Force flight program. Y ' et, however busy iie may have l)een, Henry was always willing to lend a hand to a fellow cadet. Congratulations, Jeni Ann, for to us a more loyal or better man is nowhere to be found. Henry needs no well-wishers and prophets speculating on his future; for we know nothing but success lies ahead for him. CORDON MARSHALL SHOEMAKER, .IR. ViRGixiA Beach, Vikgixia History, Air Force — Private 4, 2, 1; Rat Swimming; Iiitramurals 4, ' ■2, 1; International Relations Club 1; Tidewater Club 4, " 2, 1. Mike, one of the smartest Ivy League dressers in barracks, must have been awfully homesick for the area in which he grew up to leave the warm, salty air of Virginia Beach for VaH in the Fall of ' 56. After a one-year stay at the Listitute, Mike attended Hampden-Sydney College for a year of wine, women and song. But tiring of these, he re- turned to Lexington to spend the next two years resting up. Mike has been known to give the] shirt off his back for anyone who needed it, and with no doubt in our minds, we know he will give the world the same thing he has given us — his shirt. Keep your eye on this outstanding Brother Rat. He will go far in this man ' s world. WILLIAM CARROLL SIMPSON Roanoke, Virginia Chemistry, Infantry — Private 4, Corporal 3, Supply Sergeant ' ■2, First Lieutenant, First Battalion Stafl " , 1; American Chemical Society 3, Secretary- Treasurer ' 2, President 1; Distinguished Milit-jirv Student; Armed Forces Club 4, 3, ' 2, 1; Rat Wres- tling; Little Gym Committee; Roanoke Club. From the hustling metropolis of Big Lick, Vir- ginia, Bill c-.iiur to file Institute prepared for a nice, soft college Iilc. llMW-scr, his view on this soon changed. Slruily i, i - Ho from the word " Fall in! " Bill in;iii,i- i| in cMin the name of the " three- by-five " kill ;iiiii li.! r;i haircut (more like a shave!) named after him " Thr Simpson. " Doing his best to make a comiililr h;inihles of Horgan ' s Steadfast Staff, Bill has made friends with the lowly pri ates as well as his own kind, the black belters. The Institute will long remember " the man with new ideas, " and we feel sure he will make his name in any field that he chooses. ' FIRST JOSEPH FREDERICK SISLER BuENA Vista, Virginia Civil Engineering, Artillery — Private 4, 3, 2, 1; Rockbridge County Club 4, 3, ' 2, 1; Baseball 3; ASCE 2, 1, Executive Chairman 1; Intramurals 3, 2, 1; A Co. Food Representative 1; Officers of the Guard Association 1; Football 4, 3. We call him " the Bananas " because he looks so much like a bunch. He is one of the chosen few — a regular on the Penalty Tour first string. Once our second class year, his name appeared on the " well known sheet " so often that they almost gave it to him — sort of like a diploma! But with all this, " the Bananas " still has a big smile and a wisecrack for any occasion. In the line of recreation, " the Bunch " enjoys such sports as throwing first classmen into the PX well or from the second stoop, a hobby w ' hich didn ' t turn out too profitably. He also enjoys football, and for two years played for the Big Red. However, it got to the point where running a play around his end became a project in itself. So " the Bananas " retired from the field of sports in favor of the hay. " The Bunch " n. ' Ncr held rank in the corps, and he isn ' t a class otfiicr. But believe nic, lie is one of the biggest men in tiic barracks, and cari-ics a lot of weight wherc cr he is. .STEPHEN ' McLEAN SL. TTERY Hopewell, Virginia History, Armor — Private 4, 1, Corporal 3, Ser- geant 2; Armed Forces Club; Xewman Club: Aquatics Club; History Club; International Re- lations Club 3, 2, Vice-President 1; Army Flif, ' lit Training Program 1; Vill YMCA Leader-E.xaTniner Board; Rat Swimming Instructor 3, -2, 1; Intra- murals 4, 3, 2; Baseball Manager; Officers of the Guard Association; Distinguished Military Student. The young leprechaun came up from the " old sod " of the Wi n ler City with ideas of a military nature, but wa.s quickly engaged in a life and death struggle with the Spanish Department. Noted lor his exceptional attention in class. Steve was soon widely known in the History Department as a young scholar, wide awake and always ready with his favorite answer: " I beg your pardon. Sir. " Having been among the junior zebras for a few years he saw the light and bounced along with " A " Company ' s privates for the remainder of his cafletship. Now, after four years of struggling wdth the fifth floor army of Scott Shipi Hall, Ste ' e has come out a top-notch L. A. and the .Vrmv ' s answer to Steve Canvrni. . LEXANDER FAIRLEIGH ESTES SMITH Ghosse Ile, Michigan, Armor— Private 4, 3, ' 2, 1; VMI Cadet Staff, . ssociate Editor ' 2, Editor-in-Chief 1: Distinguished Student ' 2; Who ' s Who Among St iiliiif. ni . I inerican Colleges and Universities; licunnrnl.,! ( l.rk; Varsity Tennis 4, 3, ' 2; R. E. Dixnn Kiiiilish Society 2, 1; Armed Forces Club 4, 3, ' 2; International Relations Club 4, 3, 2, 1; lember of Publications Board 2, 1. . 1 entered VMI from the distant state of lichigan. " A. F. E., " as he was soon called by his Brother Rats, immediately pursued with ardor his favorite extracurricular activity — the VMI Cadet — as a reporter. Al had the usual troubles common to all Rats, but he managed to make it through the year, playing tennis in the spring and earning a varsity monogram. After the tumultu- ous third class year, Al saw the true light and changed curriculums from History to English. Through diligent application to his studies, he acfiuired acack ' inic stars. The first class year bore the fruition of three years of hard work; the editorship of the Cadet. . s for the future, W contemplates a career in jnurTudism or public relations. But whatever lies nliead. . l will make it a success, and the job will 4r CLASS DALLAS EDWARDS SMITH TuNSTALL, Virginia English, Armor — Private 4, Corporal 3, Sergeant 2, Second Lieutenant 1; Wrestling 4; Virginia Academy of Science 4, 3, ' 2; Kiii lisli Sik irt ' 4, 3, ' 2; Vice- President 1; " SU C.uiii 1; l)i-liii ' i;inslied Student 3, ' 2 ; Who ' s Who Ammnj Shi, I, ills m , I mcrlcan Colleges and Unii ersilies: Westnnn.-,UT l-Vlluwship 4, 3, ' 2; Religious Council 3, ' 2. Edwards is a person from a town no one has ever heard of. A brilliant student with a reserved and natural outlook on life, Ed will make a tine doctor who will be devoted to his profession, not because of the fame and glory which he will receive anyway, but because of his unselfishness in giving his all for the good of others. Good luck to you, Ed. .JAMES ARTHUR SMITH, III BiR nNGHAM, Alabama Cliemistry, Infantry — Private 4, Corporal 3, First Sergeant ' 2, Captain " A " Company 1; Distin- i,niishi-il Mililiny Student; Honor Court 2, 1, Second m ' I ' r. -) ' !■ ill 1; Hat Football; Chairman 1960 liiiiii l ' i;:iuv i:,uuiuttve:Who ' sWho Among Students II (alleges and Unirersitles; Wahnma Chill stitnte His .Tiniljo made his mark early at I he In aliility to adapt to the coni|ili ' .ilnl syslciii was readily apparent in his rise as ii iiiilit;ii 1 ader. In addition to his dedicated and const irn In )iis approach lo ;n Milcinit s. pointed toward a career in medicine, Ahilciin.i " I ' litle found time to guide Alpha Com- 11,1 ii , up r ISC Ring Figure, and to serve the Corps of (_ ' a(lcts on tile Honor Court, a time-consuming, patience-trying, and exacting responsibility. But is did not take any of these high honors to make .Jiinlio an nulstanding member of the class, nor his niili-lnn- h l of other activities. .Jim is an integral p.iil .,1 th.- ( lass of 1960— he is a friend, a Brother Rat « Ik. prujects his altruism, atfaliility and winning personality to all with whom he comes in contact. ROBERT CLARENCE SMITH BlULINCTON, XoRTlI CaROLIXA Civil Engineering, Artillery — Private 4, 3, ' 2, 1; Intramurals. Little did he know what to expect when the North Carolina " flash " hit barracks on the 16th of Septem- ber, 1956; but with the passing of time, " Tar Baby " was well in control of the situation. After spending a relatively quiet Rat year at the Institute, Bob crashed into the upper class life as a third, second, and, finnally, as a first. Wedged between his second and first class years was a government-paid vacation to Fort Sill summer encampment. It was here at the Artillery Country Club that Bob was to be found expounding the virtures of MI to the uninitiated. He is known for his good humor and his willingness to talk to any and everyone. Big things are surely in store tor him, and, as he would say, " Don ' t leave folks, you haven ' t seen anything yet. " u ' w . X -WW,T;7.Wtt»yy »»» - ' v«»- - ' - — -■ -v ■■■ ' ■ ■■. - - FIRS! THOMAS HOWARD SMITH Birmingham, Alabama Biology, Artillen — Private i. Corporal 3, Sergeant ' 2, Second Lieutenant 1; Cross-Country4: FencingS; Athletic Trainer 3, i, 1; Armed Forces Club i, 3, ' 2, 1; VAS i, :i, -1, 1; English Society i, 1; Roanoke Club -t, 3, ' 2, 1. Certainly no one has made more intimate friends in the corps than Tommy. Coming to VMI in September of 195( with the horde of other Roanoke Rats, he very early displayed his conscientiousness and sincerity. In every endea " or, academic or extracurricular, he has given his best and his etf irts have not gone umioticed. His activities have been wide and varied including intermittent trips to a certain college in Sfwrtanburg, S. C. As one of Doc ' s boys. Tommy has distinguished himself in the pre-med department and is on his way to becoming an outstanding doctor. With Tommy ' s determination and desire, success in the future is certain and we, his class- mates, will long remember and hold his friendship in the highest esteem. WILLIAM GUY SMITH, III Petersburg, Virginia English, Armor — Private 4, 2, 1, Corporal 3; Raymond E. Dixon English Society 3, ' 2, 1; Cheer- leader 3, 2, Head Cheerleader 2; Armed Forces Club 2, 1; Fencing 2; Swimming 4; Intramurals 4, 3; Manager, Varsity Wrestling Team 1; Officers of the Guard Association 1. Guy came to VMI a bit apprehensive, but with a faint glitter in his eye. In four years he has become conficlent and popular, and that glitter has turned into a steady gleam. Stemming from that gleam lies much of Guy ' s popularity with his Brother Rats, and his ability to laugh in the most difficult nl ' silu. ' ilioii-.. rpoii ' ciilcriiii; Cnv ' .s I ' oo ne could liihl liiiii .r,,MU-lv «,,ikiii:: on a ,l;iv liunrc study or .ill.niplni- lo . lu,., Ilir Nile «itli a paper plane. IIi.s Corps Spirit was exeniplilied by his devotion to clieerieading and his constant attempts to raise the spirit of the Corps. Indeed, it may be said that no one in tlie Class of ' 60 will forget Guy, and we all fee! sure that his talent for getting along with people will be an important factor in his future success. " Road Runner WILLIAM EDWARD SPEXCE, JR. Hamptox, Virginia History, Air Force — Private 4, 1, Corporal 3, Sergeant ' 2 ; Cadet Waiter ' 2, 1; Rat AVrestling. Back in ' 56 when Bill entered the Institute it was evident by his fast pace in the Rat line that this boy was certainly going places in a hurry. After a short time, the Hampton Ace was at home here and beginning to crash into the upper classes. Bill ' s personality has endeared him to all his fellow cadets and to all others who have known him. This personality has helped him in his many and varied enterprises. Whatever is in store for Bill in the future, it is certain he will pass with flying colors. - s Bill would be apt to say, " Stay on course and keep your nose ip. " YV ' - ' . ? . .il- :?H« i?vsaH=s i !iaa95SB-iSB{ THOMAS JOSEPH SPICUZZA Norfolk, Viuginia English, Artillerj — Private i. Corporal 3, Sergeant •2, Second Lieutenant 1; Virginia Academy of Science; R. E. DiNon English Society; Tidewater Club; Business Start ' IM Cadet, Advertising Man- ager. Toni came up From the swamps of Tidewater with his brother Bill back in September, 1950, dismayed and ii little bewildered by VMI and its way of life. . Biology major for two and a half years, the in- Hucncc of his " tweet " roommates became too ninili for him, and rather than fight any longer he joined the ranks of the intellectually elite. His original desire to study medicine, however, was not art ' ectcd bv the L ' Art Pour L ' Art atmosphere of Scott Shipp liall, and lie will cTiter the Medical roll,.ge of Virginia next fall. Perhaps the ni.,,t iinpnrla nl thing which has happened to Tom i- In- a. piaiiila nr,. uith the young Handolph-Ma.-on lass abnvc » ho » ill earn her P.H.T.S. while he finishes med school. Good fortune will be their lot, and Tom will surely be a credit to V H in prosperous and happy years to come. WILLIAM LAWRENCE SPICUZZA Norfolk, Viiiginu History, Infantry — Private i, 3, ' 2, 1; Company: Clerk 1; I. R. C. 4, 3, i, 1; Newman Club 4, 3, ' 2, 1; Tidewater Club i, 3, ' 2, 1; Editorial Staff " VMI Cadet " -2, 1; Soccer Team ' 2, 1; Catholic Choir 4,3,-2,1. Bil with l!)5(i. . cad andt his g, to all distil bettc 1 came from the swamps of Tidewater along his twin brother, Tom, in that dismal fall of Having distinguished himself at Norfolk ■inv hv being Presi.l,.nl i.f his ,lass. Ilie .school he ' Monogram Club, lie u ,is ,|.sl i,,..l I.Marryon lod wnrkhereat " MI. Ilr ....ii I i. a me known his lirotlirr Hats for his easy-g ping manner and IliiHss, and llinngh he has not found time to stripi s, lie has Iniiiid time to wear the stars of a iguislicd .slnilciit, and to become one of the r halfbacks on the soccer team. He is planning ling to law .school after graduation, and if past ds mean anything. Bill will surely be one of ' s most successful graduates. DON PHILLIP SPIVEV Shelby, Nohtii C.vrolin. Civil Engineering, . ir Force — Private 4, Corporal 3; Sergeant Major -2, First Lieutenant 1; . rmed Forces Club; Intramurals; American Society of Civil Engineers; Flight Training Program. Friendly, hard-working and sincere are words that cannot begin to describe Phil. During his four years at the Institute he has made friends with everyone, and because he is so determined to finish everything that he starts to do, he has become a suc- cess in all phases of cadet life. Phil s|)eiit many hours at late study only to return to his romii and find his roommates sleeping soundly, after having watched the nightly TV shows. Phil wasn ' t dis- couraged, howe er, and even though he fourul it hard to decide whether to excel in academics or as one of " Colonel .lohns ' Boys, " it developed that he was very successful in both. Phil is sure to succeed in the future the same way he has already proven him.self in the past. WW..,»HtW«|lK !WH»« FIRST MARION ARCHIBALD STEELE Chester, Virginia Civil EiiKilU ' erilig, Artilli-ry I ' ri ;ilr 4, 1. ( ' ..r|..,r;il 3, Serge;nit ' - ' ; Amoric.iii S..,i,.|n ,,| CuiI Mn-in, ■.!■-; Westmiii.sttT Cluh -t, ■:. " i,r.| ' I , Su nmiiii) 4, 2; Distiiiguislu-d MiIiImiv SIu.UiiI J, 1; Uiliymu Council i, 1. Although Buz lias had some troulile with the opposite sex while at VIII, his ability to make friends and influence enemies has made him a success. He entered VMI with the sole purpose of getting an R. A. Commission and after four long years he is achieving liis goal. We don ' t know how the Army is going to react to his work in the Westminster Chili, Imt we know he will reroiicile the top and bottiun of life and achieve some nnasiirc of success in this Held. Whether in Ranger si Ikhi! or not, we know tliat this Brother Rat will be one of the outst.iiidiiig alniniii of the Class of IIMIII. JOSEPH T. YLOR STEWART, .fli. FUANKLIN, VlKGINI A ( ' i ;i En diieeriiig, . ir Force— Private +, Corporal :!. Sii|.|,ly Sergeant 2, First Lieutenant 1; Hop ( nil, mill, c 4, 3, i, President 1; Armed Forces Club 4, 3, J, 1; Bomb Staff 4, 3, J; Anieriian Society of Civil Engineers 4, 3, i, 1. Out of tlie swamplands in " The Terrible 4lt " ' came .lose, a young man almost too eager to def - the restrictions of his new confines. From Pine Room parties to picnics at Goshen it was the same story, " let ' s have a ball. " Despite the rigors of his extracurricular acti ities and never being one to be left out, Joe has been-ever-progressive, rising from the lowly stature of a Rat to the distinguished ranks of a " leader " and above all surviving the wrath of the C. E. Department. vote of thanks is due this young man for a complete year of suc- cessful Hops not soon to be forgotten. It is with this strong initiative along with a truly great personality that Joe will surely leave his mark no matter where he and Miriam gi. RICHARD THOM. S STUBBLEFIELD Dan -ille, Kenti-cky Chemistry, Armor— Judo Team Captain 1; Dis- tinguished Military Student 1. Stubb entered V.MI from the Kentuckv liills in September, 1956. Although he did not ' take the military very seriously, he, by a typical . rm - " goof-up, " Made DMS! During his third class year Stubb was best known for his many trips to the House on the Hill in Buena Vista. Everybody loves a fat man, and we ' re sure all of Stubb ' s friends will remember his famous laugh for many years after graduation. Good luck in the future to a Brother Rat whom we know will go tar. We kiMiw Stnlib can be serious when he really puts liis mind to it. -T tCLASS TAZEWELL FRAXKLIX TIIOMPSOX, JR. Lynnii.wen, Virginia Physics, Artillery — Private 4, Corporal 3, Color Sergeant, Supply Sergeant 2, First Lieutenant 1 ; Distinguished Military Student; American Institute of Physics; Glee Club i; Track t; Moimfirani Minstrel 1 ; Tidewater Club. With his four years at VMI completed, Taze has had an outstanding place in the Corps of Cadets. He has worked diligently as a student in Mallory Hall, as a ranking zebra on the hill, and as a popular classmate in barracks. Possessed with pride for his class and school, he upheld the standards by which the corps abides and was always ready to lend a helping hand in any way. Hailing from the good old sandy soil country, Taze quickly accustomed himself to tlic hills of Lexington on various hunting sprees wIk-u his increasingly difficult work in the Phy.sics liuilding allowed it. Maintaining almost perfect lic |) attendance during his cadetship, Taze constantl.v fell in and out of love, managing to date at least one girl from every girls ' school within a 60-mile radius. After graduation, Taze should have no trouble applying his qualities of leadership and his ability to get along with people to his future work. He plans to give tli ' Army two years and then go on to graduate sclionl. .ludging the future by the past, the Class of lllliU should be very proud of him someday. ARL HEIJBERT THORXBl KG ScjirTH Milwaukee, Wisconsin History, Infantry — Private 4, 3,2, 1; . rnied Forces Club; International Relations Club; Baptist Student Union 4, 3; Intramurals; Presi leiit, Southeast Wisconsin Club. Herb entered the Institute in 195G. Actually he wanted to go to W L, but a cop gave him the wrong directions and he wandered in Jackson Arch, " the man who may never return. " (Will he ever return. 1 During his Rat year he set the enviable record of receiving fifty demerits in one period. On his rare appearances at the College Inn, as president of the club, he has worn a groove in the bar leaning on it. His popularity was so great that on occasion the tactical staf¥ paid him special visits. In fact, he was so disturbed that he had to resort to the sack. It ' s here, Ta[)pe(l up in liis Linns l)lanket, one may find him at any time between noon and " shake-a-Ieg. " Herb ' s motto: Dont ' smoke in bed, yon might wind up in Hot Springs. WILIJAM JAMES TOKER Cleveland, Ohio Physics, Artillery— Private 4, 2, 1; Judo Team 4; Xewman Club 4, 2, 1 ; American Institute of Physics 4, 2, 1; Cadet Waiter 1; Volunteer Fire fighter 2, 1; ( )rticers of the Guard Association. Bill, coming to VMI after completion of a year at Siena College, found that lieiTig a third class rat was a trifle unique. However, he quickly oriented himself to the small third class physics section in which he was considered the mascot. Even under this added burden he made a much envied place for himself in the section. There was always a variation in his pleasant personality which was coupled with a deep sincerity and willingness to help his friends. He was always one who could be trusted to do his best when a favor was asked. It is quite evident tha this methodological manner of analyzation will carry him far in his chosen field of physics. X ■ ' l6!-- ' ' 3ls»liw- ii»Vfv j- a j;t !r- Tf- FIRSH " George " LO T) EDWARD TOLLEY Natural Bridge, Virginia Civil Engineering — Private 4, 2, 1, Corporal 3; Varsity Baseball. Because an aliunnus lin.llicr kcpl silent, Ed ToUey came to ' MI Innr y.;ir aL ' n willi i ions of a glam- orous and fnii-lr(.lirkinL; Inluiv. With liis first step np the 1 1 ill of ,ii-uee, liiese visions I leranie somewhat iliiii :nMl in . .iliHig with350 other Rats, beganwonder- inL ' il li ' iM ' In ' t taken a wrong turn in the road and ;;(ine to llie State Pen. This feeling, of course, passed with time — or most of it did — and through strong Ijcrseverance and character built while running the great circle, lie overcame the first big obstacle, the Rat Year. With his third class year came corporal stripes. He became one of the top ranking men in our class, maintaining proficiency in all his class work and playing varsity baseball. He left at mid-term that year, but returned a year later to resume cadetship, parties included. His list of friends is long. Unlike the meek Rat of four years ago, he is now famous — has any other cadet ever attended a corps trip ball game in civilian clothes? JAMES HOMER TUMLIXSOX, III West Point, Mississippi Chemistry, Marine Corps — Private 4, Corporal 3, Sergeant ajor 2, Regimental Commander 1 ; Glee Club 4, 3, ■- ' , 1; .1. V. Rifle 4; Honor Court 1; Wh « lT ' 7io Ai ' uin! Shnlfiifs in American Colleges and Unirt ' Tsii I, V, Anil riran Chemical Society; Treasurer, Ring Fiunrv ( oinniittee. From West Point, Mississippi, to the West Point of the South, came .Jim Tumlinson. One need only to look at -Jim ' s record during his four years as a cadet to see why such a prf " nii-ini: t ' litnr ' i ijrrdictnl for him. A leader in the olav iooni, on thr |i;ir.idi- ground, and in the cori)s, .lim lia rii ( r Kt lii.s many duties and responsibilities conflict with his good naturedness and his willingness to help his Brother Rats. Despite his duties as regimental commander, member of the honor court and member of the Glee Club, Jim has compiled an outstanding record, which is, in itself, a tribute to liis determinatio n and ability. Jim has applied for a Rhodes Scholarship, hut is still undecided as to wli.thrr ..r nol he uiM , l,ri a Marine Corps career afl r ooniplction ol !iis stndirs. The VMI Corps, regardl. , of 1,1, ilioav. « ill lo r one of its staunchest supporter, and al.lot leaders. GEORGE FRANZEN UHLIG, HI XoRTiiBROOK, Illinois Chemistry, Air Force— Private 4, 3, 2, 1; Dis- tinguished .Military Student; Rat Swimming; Dis- tinguished Student; Westminster Fellowship 4, 3, i I; . meriean Chemical Society 3, 2, 1; Cadet Start ' , .Assistant Circulation Manager 3; Intramurals 1; Hop and Floor Committees 3, 2, 1. On a hot summer day George came to VMI from Northbrook, Illinois, to begin what was to become a brilliant career in the scientific world. Since that summer day, George has never once relaxed his ert ' orts to advance himself. We will always re- member him as the one who was responsil le for the late lights in the lab, the blue blob on the organic lab ceiling, the blown fuses in the M.S. building, and, most of all, as the one who was never too busy to help a Brother Rat in need. Good luck, George. We all know that someday we will hear great things about you. ' ' t! - yzB?gBHW?yi?si ss asgEg CLASS JAMES GIRARD UXGER Newark, Ohio Chemistry, Armor — Private 4, 1, Corporal 3, Sergeant i; Floor Committee 3, 3, 1; Cadet Re- creation Committee 1; American Chemical Society 4,3, ' ■2, 1, Vice-President 1 ; Distinguished Military Student; Rat Basketball; A. R. C. 3; Regimental Music Maker 4. Jim, known by assorted nicknames like " plunger " and " hunger " has managed four good years at VMI. Candid and always to the point, he ' ll be a success in whatever he decides to do. Good luck, Jim. HERBERT EDWARD VAUGHAX Richmond, Viugi.nia History, Infantry — Private 4, 3, Sergeant 2, Second Lieutenant 1 ; Riclmaond Club ; Armed Forces Club ; Rat Wrestling: History Club; Cadet Waiter; West- minster Fellowship; Ring Figure lagazine; Dis- tinguished Military Student. In 1956, fresh from the holy city came Herbert Vaughan, who was destined from the very beginning for fame and fortune at VMI. The first cliniicc hv got to show his leadership ability wii- li Icidnig the ' 56 door slamming detail, from wImi li ii. H;iiri,.,l outstanding popularity. Early in his scciuiil (hiss year, he realized that outstanding leaders group together, so O ' Dell and Vaughan paired up. His second class year was climaxed by ring figure, when he slipped a ring on the finger of Richnmnd ' s one and only Norma -Jean. Pee-Wec, as lie is know n to his friends, has now completed his fuuitli and final year at the Institute, and he has set an in.spiring military example for the three underclasses. In doing so, Herbie has presented to his classmates tliat certain something which truly affords him the name " Brother Rat, " and his memory will always bring a smile of friendship from those who associated with him. ALLAN EDWARD W.Vl.KKR PiTTSBLRGH, PeXXSVLVA.NIA History, Air Force — Private 1-, 3, Sergeant 2, Second Lieutenant 1; Rat Football; Rat Track; . rmed Forces Club; Lutheran Club 4, 3. Big " Al " left the steel mills of I ' illsburgh, and headed South to get an education and lr;irn some of the finer things of life. It wasn ' t Ioiil ' licfiin- In- was introduced to a Southerner, and soon r IdtiiHl ;i few of the finer things by way of Sonthrni Scimii.-iry. His size and good nature have caused him to be affectionately dubbed the " Blob. " He will always be remembered by his Brother Rats for his booming personality and willingness to help in time of need. We sincerely wish him and Barb tlie best of luck in the future. yiWWl M «g.. --J ,t » WvrW!BV. ' r ' V?? « FIRS 4 " Troy " HIGH ELLSWORTH WEYMOUTH Washington, D. C. English, Infantry— Private 4. 3, ' 2, 1; Glee Club i, a, 1 ; R. E. Dixon English Society 2, 1 ; Virginia Academy of Science 4, 3; Officers of the Guard Association 1; Yankee Club i, 3, ' 2, 1; We-itminster Fellowship i; Cadet Waiter 2, 1; Company Clerk 1; Intramurals 4, 3, Little Gym Connniltee 2; Mono- gram Minstrel 2. Like many of us Hugh went tlirough his Rat year terrified, and not without cause. The next three years saw many modifications in his iewE and outlooks. With his change of major in his second class year Hugh finally found his place at VML As an outlet for his pent-up frustrations, which are common to all Cadets, Hugh has put his all into the VMI Glee Club where he has spent many a valuable hour vocalizing. Civilian clothes, which every Cadet dreams of, are one thing which Hugh has a passion for. When- ever there was a PX showing, there could be found the Cadet in question. The future holcLs much for you, Hugh. Good Luck! JACK TUCKER WILLARD, JR. Richmond, Virginia Electrical Engineering, Artillery — Private 4, 3, -2, 1 ; Intramurals 4, 3, 2, 1; Baseball 4, 3, 2; Monogram Club 2, 1 ; Rat Football; Guidon Bearer 2, 1. One of the few who has attended VMI for only four years and yet can claim to be Brother Rat to two classes, Jack is one of the most rc iponsible men in the class. . ti.ii-j) Im tiir nisr. plii ;i ilr Mt ion to the things tlml ■muil. Ii:i r it iiM-.ililr |.,r Tucker to say tiKi I il Ii:,..m.| Wll i,, hav,- liiin Ii.t,- for four years. ot al " ,i - .i ' niiiig with Institute policies, nor with corp- in-lilnliuns, he has main- tained a remarkable dc- ' nc i4 imlividuality in an atmosphere of conformity and meek acceptance. Truly a man ' s man. Jack is perfectly at ease with a six-cent King Edward, and a brand new Carter Brown thriller. However, the le " i-clad. toliacco- chewing Riclunond lad claims thousainU ct a-.- i ' t- undiscovered girls who broken-heartcill i ia - his company w lio knows. After his stint m Ihr Ainiy. we all i-Np.M I .lark to attend every rlas n-nmon tellini;, lairs of success in the l.u -ni. " umiM, wearing lail.,r-ma(le clothes, and .sm..kmg d..llar TROY HOWARD WILLI.VMS Gasbthg, Virginia Biology, Artillery — Private 4, 1, Corporal 3, Ser- geant 2; Armed Forces Club 3, 2, 1; Westminster Fellowship 4, 3; Southside Virginia Club 3, 2; Virginia Academy of Science 3, 2, I, ' ice-President 2, President 1 ; Cadet Waiter 2,1. In September, ll).5fi, the Institute was honored by I III- iiial ri( niation of a third of Gasburg ' s population, ai iMrdlnL ' lo the li .5(t census. This was Troy Ibiward Williams, who was destined to be one of the most prominent of " Doc ' s Boys. " But with this matriculate, the Institute gained one of its most unique products, for a strong sense of conviction, combined with a fascinating ability to handle any situation, has made him an object of respect of all who knew him. A dislike for the Kingston Trio and an obsession against gross Rats are about the only factors that have wavered Troy ' s generally even-tempered dis- position. This does not at all imply that he is not aggressive, because his familiar expression, " Get with it, " has always been his standard and the measure of his success. The best of luck in Med school, and all that follows a person who genuinely deserves it. fICLASS % f ■ lOT " " JOHN " BOLLIXG VILLIAMS() ' Richmond, Virginia History, Marine Corps — Private 4, 1, Corporal 3, Sergeant ' ■2; Glee Club 4; Librarian 3, ' ■2; Armed Forces Club 2; Monogram Minstrel ' 2, 1; Ring Committee ' 2; Co-Editor, Ring Figure Magazine 2; Officers of the Guard Association Rep. 1 ; Cheerleader 1 ; Tennis ■2; Track 1. Boiling is one ot " a rare breed; seemingly always jovial and light-hearted, he acts as it ' he never had a serious moment. But co-existing with this spirit of humor is a quiet but steady determination to achieve self-improvement. Boiling has tackled every oppor- tunity to overcome any deficit and he has acluc ed remarkable success in each field. One t Maiicr at his activities will attest to this. Academically, " Did " has worked hard to attain iinoi], but aside from this, he has also acfiuirrd ,ni in- tellectual curiosity in his field and h;i-. (I .Imij.iI fine judgment and leadership qualities. Tlie latter was exhibited last summer as Boiling completed his Marine Platoon Leader Class training with e - tremly high ratings. The sinrere frinndship of this well-rounded man is a cheri linl pM r i..ii, and all who know the multi-farcti-d Ki- ImiMnd.T can only think of his future success with linn optimism. ANDERSON WISE Watertown, New Yokk History, Infantry — Private 4, 3, ' 2, 1 ; Guidon Bearer " F " Company 1; Rat Football; Intramurals 4, 3, 2, 1, Intramurals Manager " F " Company 1; Ring Figure Committee; Ring Committee; Officers of the Guard Association; Armed Forces Club 3, 2, 1 ; Cadet Staff ' 3, 2. In the Fall of 1956 another Wise walked through Jackson Arch. Andy, along with his other Brother Rats, met the mi ' itary system and Rat line unwil- lingly. Nevertheless, he tucked in his chin and spit- shined his shoes, always meeting these newly ac- {juired hardsliijis with good humor. As a true Ul)eral artist, Andy has made a name for himself in the history department. He also has done well ill Imrizontal laboratory. His dykes will hardly liirgct his " cheerful " awakenings at little toot. He has served iiis chiss in many ways, among them as a member of the ring and ring figure committees. He leads " F " Company to parade as guidon bearer and captains their intramural team. Beyond VMI lies law school for Andy and we are confident he will do well. His good judgment and sound advice have commanded the respect of all who know him. His ati ' able personality has given him many friends who will remember him h)Tig after June, 1960. WALTER AHMAXn WITSCHARD Cornwall, New York History, Artillery — Private 4, 1, Corporal 3, Sergeant 2; Timmins Music Societv; International Relations Club 3, 2, 1; Yankee Club; Officers of the Guard Association. Walt entered the Institute on 12 September l!l,)(i at us.Sii hours, having already memorized tlie ins( I ipijdii mi the parapet. His goal soon became evi ' lnil to his Brother Rats as he progressed through his ;idetship with zero demerits. Walt claims the most ])opular room on the third stoop when he wore these corporal stripes, the same year he joined up with the elite in the Timmins Music Society. The following year there was the attack of enemy forces from Randolph-Macon, but his appearance and military record came tlirough unscratchcd. On 14 June, Walt came through with diploma and commission in one hand and his officers guide in tlie other. He has contributed much to the Corps and the Class of 1960 while striving for his goal. He will, we are sure, continue to be an excellent representative of the class and VMI in the venrs to come. gmggl«gHW MWW.-.. ' .VJ.. - .- - v » -- " ' ' • ' y ' ---- ' - " Woody ' " Barry ' ' RONALD ALLAIRE WOODSON Harrisonburg, Virginia History, Infantry — Private 4, 3, 1, Sergeant 2; History Club 3, 2, 1; International Relations Club 2, 1: Cadet Staff 2; Cadet Waiter 1; Judo Team 2, 1 ; Officers of the Guard Association. Four years ago. Woody ventured forth from the Shenandoah Valley in search of higher education. He found the going a bit difficult amid the stacks of liooks and regulations. However, he has man- aged to pull himself through in pretty good shape. Since then, Woody has shown us qualities be- coming the Southern gentleman that he is. His future looks bright — marriage to Bonnie, plus the determination to push forward to whatever suc- cess he desires. Everyone will agree that ' MI has benefited by Woody ' s presence; it looks as though lie has benefited himself. BARRY KENT WORST Hampton, ' irginia History, . rmor — Private 4, Wrestling 4; Intramurals 4, 4, 3, 2, 1 ; Monogram Minstrel Corporal 3; : Glee Club Hi.storv Club 4, 3, 2, 1: Tidewater Club 4, 3, 2, 1; Cheerleader 1. Coming to VMI from Hampton, Barry rose to fame at the Crow ' s Nest and at Stevesville. More frequently referred to as " The Small, " Barry produced laughter wherever he went. One of the most popular men of the class, he was an active member of the Glee Club and could be seen as " Howard " in the Monogram Minstrel. Our " Big Red " got a big boost from the cheers led by Barry and his fellow cheerleaders, . ndihe will never be forgotten by the boys in the corner for his capacity and his girl troubles. With his bubbling personality and desire to get ahead, Barry will always stand out as a leader. We wish him luck and we are confident of his future success. KITTI XAIVATVIDHYA B.tNGKOK, Thailand Private 4, 3, Civil Engineering, . rtilh Soccer Team 4; ASCE 4, 3 . fter several years of globetrotting, Kitti finally came to rest at VMI. His time here was not spent in idleness, for he ininu ' diatcly began a four- year battle with the Civil Kiigiiu ' cring Department. At last, after .Tiinii-l - ai;v of (|uestiiig for know- ledge, he will I,iv;,|Ih ' ■i hi Ii of relief as he leaves these portals fur the last time. In addition to the good luck which shall be his, we hope he will be successful in whate " er he decides to do, whether in military or in civilian life. e - ' George CHAX-HUE YEH AX-AX, FuKiEN, China Electrical Engineering, Armor — Private 4, 3, 2, 1 ; International Relations Club i, 3, " 2, 1 ; Armed Forces Club 4, 3, ' 2; Pilots Club 4, 3; American Institute of Electrical Engineers ' 2, 1; Distinguished in General Merit, 3, ' 2, 1; Distinguished Military Student. From southern China came our Brother liat George Ych. At VMI he found himself a lionje away from home. George brought with him oriental determination and courage and the belief that if something must be done, it should be done to the best of one ' s ability. In the course of doing so, in his quiet, polite w ay, he has made a deep impression on countless friends that will never be forgotten. His ability to study cannot go unnoticed, for he has that enviable something that has enabled him to take honors in his classes. A distinguished student, in academics and in military, George will graduate this June as the top E. E. His warm personality will be missed. Whatever he may choose to do in the future, we can be sure that the Institute will be heard from in China. ALBERT DEXXIS ZAY XORTON, VlRGlXIA Chemistry, Artilleri, — Private 4, 1, Corporal 3, Sergeant 2; American Chemical Society 3, 4; South- west Virginia Club 1; VMI Commanders 3, 2, 1; Glee Club 4. The Septell clo ( f ' 06 the " whit iithwcst Virtiinia, on the coallielrl eNpn■.. . Siiir,. ruiiiing to VMI Denny has been a success m cNcrything from academics to blowing bugles. He has even been known to indulge in various festivities with those less fortunate members of the opposite sex at nearby girls ' schools. Denny is a fine youth with the utmost moral principles. He has chosen as his future endeavor the task of graduate school. Before he enters, however, he will be a member of the " stock room coffee Club " for two years. We have no fears about Denny ' s future, and I ' m sure we ' ll see him roaring around the Old Dominion in his TR-3. CHARLES IIORTOX ZIMMERM.W, .IR. Hampton, Vihgixia Biology, Armor — Private 4, Corporal 3, Sergeant 2, Second Lieutenant 1; Honor Court 1; Indoor and Outdoor Track 4, 3, 2, Co-Cai tain 1; Glee Club 4, 3, 2, President 1; Distinguished Military Student; Monogram Club; Episcopal Cadet estry 2, 1; Virginia Academy of Science; Athletic Council. Chuck came to VMI in ' 56 with two ambitions: to go to Med School and to get married. After four years at the Institute it looks as if he is going to accomplish both, along with a multitude of other achievements. Perhaps one of the " Chucka ' s " most outstanding characteristics is his ability to always do a better than average job under even the most trying circumstances. Co-captain of the varsity track team. Chuck has been a member of VMI ' s mile-relay team that has set new records in Southern Conference track. A distinguished classmate and a good friend, we wish for Chuck a life of rich reward. ■ ' » w!TO«wia! i » |)«w»wwq ' » ' " ' ' « ' SECOND CLASS HISTORY Why is it aliinmi of VMI are so faithful to their Alma Mater? It is obvious their pride is based in part on the excellence of the military and academic systems; however, it is the class organization that so strongly binds VMI men together as devoted schoolmates and later as loyal alumni. It is a compelling force, first initiated by the rigors of the Rat Line, developed by four years of close association in barracks, strengthened by gradu- ation, and remembered by a glance at the ring finger of one ' s hand. Some have named this force the " Brother Rat Spirit; " this is probably as appropriate a title as one will find, for the memory a graduate retains of ' MI is centered ijrincijjally upon close personal ties with classmates. As our Second Class year draws to a close, we more fully llie significance of this spiritual tie. In the design of our ring we have included symbols of this spirit: the words " Honorus, S])iritus, Firmitas, " en- graved upon the i-ing, are meant to reveal the special quality of our class feeling. For us these words and all that they convey will live though the memory of J ing Figure will fade over the years. Our cla.ssmates are a talented lot, both in aca.lemics and athletics. In all fields of study their intellectual quality is evident; and in athletics the heavy load being borne by those of ' 61 is gratifying: over half the starting berths on the championship football team were filled l y Brother Rats; and the majority of the championship track team is from our class. Clearly, our cla.ssmates have demonstrated abundantly the courage, persistence and endurance required in highly competitive collegiate sports. Durnig our first three years in the Corp s we have seen many changes take place. There iias been a gradual tightening of the academic program. And along with this academic crackdown has come a more rugged military .system, marked by the absence of the renowned " gross first-class private. " Gone from the present cadet ' s dictionary are such " Old Corps " expressions as " P. T. Road, " " Step-off, " " Shirt-tail Parade. " One might be led to believe that, having survived this rigorous system for three years, the cadet of 1961 had become the model " citizen-soldier. " However this may be, of more immediate importance is that the Class of ' 61 this background to meet the great challenge of our First Class Year— fulltime leadership of the Corps. Next year we shall undertake this task along with that of learning the policies of a new superintendent and a new commandant, a combination faccl by very few .lasses in the past. Let us strive .so to our abilities, in- dividually and collectively, that our final year will be the best we have known at Ml. Roger Wayne Spencer Harbert Lee Rice Alexander Jackson, Tennessee Charles Henry AUigood Hampton, Virginia Tliomas William Alvey, Jr. Fort Jackson, South Caroli Russell Wavne Andrews iSIcGahevsville, Virginia Louis J.iliii AniiiT, Jr. Deiuer. Colorado Gerald Darden Austin Hampton, Virginia Keimeth Joseph Ayala Kakeland, Florida Frederick Hope Ayers, III Portsmouth, Virginia George Russell Aylor, Jr. . lexandria, Virginia John Ronald Babb I ' or, Virginia Lee Douglas Badgett Belleville, Illinois Rov Charles Bailev, Jr. F,.rt MrClcllaii, Alal nii.a Douglas Farly Ballard Norfolk, ' irginia .IcfVroy August Barg Danville, New Jersey - lphonso Sledge Barger, Jr Chattanooga, Tennessee Jackie Ravbnrn Bell Oceana, " irginia David Andrew Bella Ri ' erside, (Connecticut James Robert Berger Richmond, ' irginia James VanAllcn Bickf.inl, 111 Norfolk, Virginia Xonnan Michael Bissell Marshiield, Massachusetts Stanley Bolcski, Jr. Janunond, Indiana Join. Clarke Booth, HI .Vrliiigton, Virginia Walter Reeves Bossart Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Thomas Clarke Bradshaw, Jr. Blackstone, Virginia William Thomas Braithwaite Virginia Beach, Virginia Charles Sullivan Brow n. Jr. Bayside, Virginia Francis Henry Hill Browning, Greenwich, Connecticut Walter Marvin Brvant, HI Lynrhiinrg, Virginia H.ihert Kdgar Burks Roanoke, ' irginia John W ' illard Butler, Jr. Portsmouth, Virginia Hichard Cary Butler Clifton Forge, Virginia l!ol]ert Douglas Callander Alexandria, Virginia Henry St. George Tucker Carmicliael, III Lexington, Kentucky Leonard George Christie, Jr. Pottersville, New Jersey Ileriot Clarkson Cismont, Virginia Jerry Frank Coen Dallas, Texas U. l)ert Morton Coltrane, Jr. Hampton, Virginia Larry jNIilfred Cook Hampton, Virginia R .hert Leigh Copeland, Jr. Portsmouth, Virginia arrcn Lynn Copenhaver Wytheville, Virginia Stuart Joseph Crow Short Hills, New Jersey Harvey I acque Curlee, Jr. Yorktown, Virginia Demiis Wade Curits Hopewell, Virginia llarrv Gray Daniel Kichniond. Virginia J. natliMn Myrick Daniels Keenc, New Hampshire •lames William Daniels, Jr. Bon . ir, Virginia Kdgar Collins Doleman, -Jr. .APO, .San Francisco, California rii;irlrs .Vlison Drescher London Bridge, Virginia Wyatt Beazley Durrette, Jr. Franklin, Virginia Howard Dyer, III Greenville, Mississippi Grant Lee Eddy Charlottesville, Virginia Gerald Thomas Eubank Bronx, ew York William Ball Eubank, Jr. Richmond, ' irginia I ' .inl Lee Everett, III Snilolk, Viri;inia Donald Reed Fang Westminster, Maryland Floyd Randolph Farleigh Portsmouth, Virginia Di ' nnis Smith Ferebee, Jr. ( )(eana, Virginia William Shry Fout Frederick, Maryland Edwin Firoved Fox, Jr. Frederick, Maryland Harrison Lewis Fridley, Jr. Co ' !ngton, Virginia SeatoTi Bloodworth Fulghum Richmond, Virginia t ' harlcs Harold Fuller Portsmouth, Virginia .lohii I ' hillip Gangemi Petersburg, Virginia Wiiliairi Russell Gibbings Ba side, Virjiinia Raine Michaux Gilbert Fairfax, Virginia Paul .loseph Goldman Alexandria, Virginia Hugh Foster (iouldthorpe, Jr. Warrenton, irginia Francis Joseph Grasso Gardeiia, California Frank Everett Grayson, HI Radford, Virginia Louis .Vndre ' Grazulis South Boston. Ma,ssachu.sctts Rodger Wilbur Griffith. Jr. (ilcTidale, Arizona (nTald Francis Grogan Hampton, Virginia William Wendell Hala Monroe, New York David Vincent Harbach Reading, Pennsylvania Thomas Edgar Harman Arlington, Virginia James Lee Harrison Bedford, Oliio Joseph Lynn Hartford Hamilton, Ohio Jolm Battle Haslam, II St. Petersburg, Florida (ieorge Durham Henning Roanoke, Virginia Paul Eldon Hill Freeport, Penn William Albert Hill Alexandria, Virginia Carl Martin Hirsclx New York, Xew York larvin Kdgar Hollowell, J Raleigh, North Carolina Ralph Rodney Hollowell Portsmoutli, Virginia II..ra.v Dunbar Hoskins, Jr. lAiitliburg, Virginia Willard Dunbar Hoskins, III Lynciiburg, Virginia IJobert Edward Lee Huddle, III Wytheville, Virginia Hubert Bland Hudgins New Point, Virginia Roderick Malcolm Hudgins, Jr. Rutlierfordton, North Carolina Richard Dillow Huneycutt Appalachia, Virginia Henry Cleveland Huntsberry APO, San Francisco, California Richard Swann Hurley Richmond, Virginia Richard Clayton Jarvis - Glasgow, Virginia Paul Joseph Johnston New Rociielle, New York Lionel Troy Jones, Jr. Norfolk, Virginia Thomas Laurence Jones Freeport, New York -Michaul Good Juttou Liverpool, New York AViUiam Henry Keech Riclmioiid, Virginia Bruce William Kelly, Jr. Sant ' ord, Florida Donald Frank Kern Norfolk, Virginia William Maurer Roslyn Heights, Xew York John Craton Miller, II Webster Groves, Missouri James Armet Miner, Jr. Madisonville, Kentucky John Josepli Moorconos Purceliville, Virginia John Kelly A oore New York, Xew York James Vance Mowery Richmond, Virginia Paul Barry Jlyatt Rahway, X ' ew Jersey Allen Leslie McCormick Ravenna, Ohio Eugene Russell : Icnaiinalcl, Jr. Norfolk, Virginia James Robert ilcDonaki Fort Bliss, Texas John Wellen McDougal! Nashville, Tennessee Curtis Scranton McDowell Halstead, Kansas gBK l JMI ( fJ 1 s - : Sylvester McGinn, Jr. Newton Center, Ma Judson Cole ilcLester, III Xew York, New York Richard Manning McMurry Decatur, Georgia Warren Harding McNaraara Hampton, Virginia Harold Randolph MoNemar Lexington, Virginia James Stephen Needhani Washington, D. C. William Jackson Nelras, III Elmira, New York Frank Anthony Oley, Jr. Levittown, New York James Leroy Oliver Covington, Virginia Philip Barry Orndorft ' Roanoke, Virginia Richard Heath Parker Richmond, Virginia Kenton Branch Patrick Hampton, Virginia f o r i " Ti Cilborl Michael Payne, Jr Alexandria, Virginia William Dorsey Pender Norfolk, Virginia Roland Willard Phillips Pungoteague, ' irginia James Thomas Phlegar Narrows, Virginia William Edward Sohniidt, Til Spring Hill, Alabama Beverly Hester Scott Franklin, V Francis JMarion Senians Buffalo, New York Ashton Carl Shaw APO, New York, New York Stephen Edward Srnalhvood Petersburg, Virginia Leonard Clayton Smith Plasterco, Virginia Roger Wayne Spen Richmond, Virginia John Beauford Staley, Jr. Colonial Heights, Virginia Arthur Thomas Stanley Redlands, California John Bonneau Steadman Richmond, Virginia Walter Off Stokes Lynchburg, Vi rginia Richard Byron Stone Virginia Beach, Virginia Russell Riley Stone Bassett, Virginia Roger Norman Suiter Roanoke, Virginia Howard Sutton, IH Riclimond, Virginia Alexander Michael Szczapa Lawrence, Massachusetts Mahone Taylor Tarrall, UI Virginia Beacii, Virginia William Bernard Tatterson. Susan P. O., Virginia Ashby Brooke Taylor, HI London Bridge, Virgi Kenneth Shelor Tenipleton Lynchburg, Virginia Andrew JacksoTi Tl Richmond, Virgii David Maxwell Tiiomas Marshall, Texas Paul Singer Thompson, IV Bethesda, Maryland Robert Daly Tyson W rightsville, Georgia »9? .».;iW W j»ftM 1 (jc ' orgc Mason Van Ordcn Triangle, Virginia Salvatore John Vitale, Jr. Copiague, Long Island, X. Y. Carl Robert von Hellens Xaljul, Afghanistan Christopher Walz Arlington, Virginia George Thorpe Ward, Jr. Mobile, Alabama Michael Roger Wash Travis Air Force Base, California Richard Dunton Weede San Diego, California Irvin Beech Wells, III .Vliingdon, Virginia Laurence Edward Wctsel, Jr. Warrenton, Virginia William Wyant Wharton, II Harri.sonburg, Virginia Roy Wilson Whitehonse, III Hampton, Virginia John Dewey Wiggins, Jr. I ' ' al!s Church, Virginia Donald McLean Wilkinson, Jr. Oilvillc, Virginia Larrv Kllsworth Williams I ' ortsmonth, Virginia Robert Franklin Williamson London Bridge, Virginia James Joseph Wilson Xew Brunswick, New Jersey St. Clair Frederick Winikcr, Jr. Danville, Virginia William Robert Winslow Winter Park, Florida 1 )ori,ild Grant Wise I ' ortsraouth, Virginia Stuart Edward Woodcock Hiihniond, Virginia .lolni Ilowlett Woodfin lii.hmond, Virginia William Luckett Woodford, Jr. Wylhcville, Virginia I{.,y Wilson Wynn, Jr. I ' ltersburg, Virginia David Hack Yerger Colonial Heights, Virginia Kiilianl Ilenrv Y.iungbh.od. .Tr. Wilnungton, North Carolina Karl Ercdcrii-k Zick Garv. West Virginia OF 1961 X .A- :%- « THIRD CLASS HISTORY On a balmy spring night in lay of our Kat year, a howling, yelling i-ahhle gathered in Jackson leniorial Hall and three hours later emerged fully organized. The Class of 1962 had chosen its class officers, and under their leadership we passed through an unforgettable year, ending with the coveted " Rat Picnic. " " Picnic and Profit " was the slogan, and we did just thai . September rolled around and once again we founil ourselves back at the Institute. Happy were the sounds of greeting as olil friends and firother Rats were reunited. A few of us did not return, and a few who did had added numerous body cells: the cry from the tliini stoop was, " That blouse just won ' t fit! " The Rats were like new toys, but after a few days of fun and fi-olie we settled down to the task at hand, the administration of the Rat Line. However, the academic departments at VMI function well and we were soon burdened with unprecedented amounts of lessons, studies, assignments, problems and just plain work, work, work. The main project upon our retui-n was the design and selection of a class emblem and the ordering of our class sweaters. Designing the emblem, which liad begun before we left school for the sunuiier, continued with Tiiuch interest. The spirit and enlhusiasni shown by class members over this project was tremendous, and from this class unity came the jii-ond emblem we finally adopted. Needless to say, we were a happy bunch when our sweaters arri -ed the week before Ring Figure. Resurrections, we had lieen told, are just as hard on " thirds " as on Rats, and in Xo -eniber we found tliis to be all too true. Although hampered by the normal things, our first " Ressi " went fairly well and out of the choas came a closer Ijinding together of the class. Christmas was approaching and the week before Christmas furlough we gave the i{ats our own six-cial i)re.sent — a " One-Day S])ecial, " and then, " Ileigh-Ho, " we were off for two weeks of pni-e pleasure. (■])on i-etnrn fmni Christmas vacation we selected our Ring and Ring FigtU ' e Committees whic ' h began to function immediately. In February the Ring Committee, after several meetings with Josten ' s repre- sentatives, met with the head designer and completed the design of the ring. The theme of the ring design is centered on honors and achievements in the life of General George C. larshall. An ac(|uaniarine stone was selected. Our first attempt at I ' ine Room parties occurred the Saturday night of Ring Figure week end, and though it was not a financial success, the goo l time enjoyed liy all more than made up for tlie loss. At Midwinters, however, just about the whole ( ' ori s tnrne l out to enjoy one of the best iwirties ever. ' returned toour slogan, " Parties and Profit, " with Faster week end promising even better things. . fter Midwinters, life .settled into that monotonous day-by-day grind that coidinues until Spring Fur- lough. The Rats needed perking up and perked up they were as we staged our thiril resurrection, . bout this time we also elected our three representatives to the Ilonoi ' Court. After Si)ring Furlough -and when the Fort Lauderdale Jlangers had recovered — everyone settled down to hard work. Corjiorals seriously began to look toward those .sergeant stripes for ne.xt year. Routine was bi-okcn by Ivislers and Ihe I i-ansforni. ' il i in of Rats into Fourth Classmen. Spring Hike came at just tin- right time, although everyone returned in sad shape with exams just three days away. J5ut with exams nvrr. it was I- ' inals. Finals! A magic word — a time of happiness, sadness, parades, class spirit, and our class picnic, a frolic evci-yone enjoyed to the fullest. Then it was June 14 and so long for the summer. Hut we left with the knowledge ' that a year of .seasoning had drawn our class closer together and with the warm assuraiu ' c that we were destined for great things. Joux foTT Robertson, Je. T H I R D C L A S S F F I C E R S CLASS .r,.sc|.ll HirlKU-fl Alfcnso Al,in ..l Virginia •lulm Crile Allfn Clarksburg, West ' irginia John Duke Anthony Richmond, Virginia Donald Lurton Arey, Jr. Danville, Virginia Kohert Ashby Arniistead, Jr. Roanoke, V ' irgini;i Chester Allan Bnnili.rlli, .)r. Norfolk, Virginia Thomas Rochelle Bandy, III Kingsport, Tennessee Phillip Wayne Barnes DeWitt, Virginia Richard Barrett Bartlett Portsmouth, Virginia Donald Wayne Beckner Bellaire, Texas Edward Bliley Beirnc, Jr. Sandston, Virginia Holland Trower Bell jMachipongo, Virginia James Wilson Bierman Lafayette Hill, Pennsylvani: Marion Eldridge Blanton, HI Tamworth, Virginia Keith Stackhouse Block, Jr. Chatham, New Jersey Joseph Rosser Bobbitt, III Norfolk, Virginia Robert Harrv Booklianier, Jr. FPO, New York, New York Rufus Sydney Bradbury Moseley, Virginia Robert Downing Bradley Lynchburg, Virginia Cliarles William Brown Lexington, Virginia Matthew Brvant. Jr. X.npnrt News, Virginia Willian, Cullen Hrvanl, Jr Lewes, Delaware . ut(in Joslyn Bueselien Buffalo, New York Klans Oiefer-IIerberl Bn Worms, Cennany lll.LLI.Ul....LJ.. X_lL DF 1962 (;,Tal(l C ' lain Hiinietl Hulhilo .Iuiuti..ii, Virginia Clary Marv in Burns Norfolk, Virginia Iluglies DeCormis Burton Norfolk, Vii ' Randolph Edward Campbell Richmond, Virginia John Staples Candler Lynchburg, Virginia John Bruno Carles Jamaica, New York Charles Richard Carlisle Fort Worth, Texas Edward Carlsen, Jr. Lancaster, New York Charles A. B. Carlton, Jr Keysville, Virginia Farrell Braswell Carter Richmond, Virginia Columbus Cartwrlght Oceana, Virginia Edward Lee Clarke Richmond, Virginia James Larry Clay Hickory, North Carolina Samuel Averett Clement, Jr. Winter Haven, Florida Howard Evans Cobb Piney River, Virginia Leonard Diraond Collins, Jr. Alexandria, Virginia Benjamin Allen Connell Virginia Beach, Virginia Gerald Doran Conners Hamburg, New York Frederic Egner Consoh-o, III Norfolk, Virginia William Howard Cook Norfolk, X ' irginia John Dahl Cooke Norfolk, Virginia Theodore Calvin Cooley Waynesboro, Virginia Thomas Edgar Coulbourn Richmond, Virginia James Dewitt Cox Farmville, Virginia ji Pjk MVHltti tk tMI| W CLASS ■ " TC TT Alvin Hawkes Crannis Crewe, Virginia Calvin Tabor Cronk Ricliiuond, Virginia Ciiarlie demons Crowder, Jr. Danville, Virginia John William Cummings Alhanv, New York Antliony lIcBiirney Curtis Fort Ord, California Jefferson Elliott Davis, III Newport News, Virginia Ryland Paul Davis, Jr. Charlottesville, ' irginia .James William Dean Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina KliiKT lleriiuui Deil.ler, Jr. l ' iitress, Virginia Donald Paul DeLuca Rockaway, New Jersey Joseph Randolph Dunklcy, Jr Roanoke, Virginia William Henry Dworin Suffern, New- York Dennis Flannagan Easley Caracas, Venezuela Arlie Weldon Eddins, Jr. Arlington, Virginia John Mitchell Eger Chicago, Illinois Lewis Russell Elliott, Jr. Lexington, Virginia Thonnis Nelson Elliott, Jr. Manassas, Virginia Robert Rhys Evans Richmond, Virginia 1 )ouglas Stratton Fielder Silver Spring, Marylanfl William Harrison Fisher, .Tr. Uiclimond, Virginia Micliael Otto Fox Wvmiewood, Pennsylv Rlihard Howe Fravil Plain Citv. Ohi.. (ireenvillle. North Carolina Douglas Lee Gates Alexandria, Virginia OF 1962 Herman Josepli Gedro West Point, Virginia Roliert William Gcsnor Xorwalk, Connecticut Ronald Mere lith (iilnian Ashland, ' irginia Gar - Blake Gilmorc Pittsbursh, Pcnnsvhar Clyde Merritt Glover, Jr. Clifton Forge, Virginia John Marshall Goldsmith, Jr. Radford, Virginia James Ronald Goodyear Hampton, ' i ginia Roberto Gorbea Santnrce, Puerto Rico Edward . lbert Gorsuch, II Garden City, New York Lewis Vaughan Graybill Buena Vista, Virginia Mark Hickerson Graybill, Ji Salem, Virginia Allen Nathanial Gustin Martinsville, Virginia Walter Carl Gwaltney, Jr. Fredericksburg, Virginia Norman Halbcrstiidt Brooklyn, New York Randolph Marshall Ilamncr Birmingham, Michigan Richard Benjamin Hardy, III Richmond, ' irginia William Douglas Harris Portsmouth, Virginia Frederick Charles Hart Riclimond, Virginia Stanley Eugene Henning, IV Huntsville, Alabama Thomas Hollinger Henriksen West Palm Beach, Florida James Weeks Hiller Canajoharie, New York Richard Havis Hoagland, Jr. Covington, Virginia John Weldon Hobbs Oakton, Virginia William Clarence Hoehl Pitcairn, Pennsylvania CLAS James Walter Hogue, III Arlington, Virginia Walton Reichard Hood Portsmouth, Virginia William Cameron Hope, HI Sabot, Virginia Walter Traynham Houston, Jr. Asheville, North Carolina Uoljort .Mason Howard, Jr. Montgomery, . labama Tliomas McGrath Howard Norfolk, Virginia Edward George Howe Endicott, New York George Derbyshire Huger Lexington, Virginia Walter Henry Hylton, III South Hill, Virginia Carmine John Inteso Terrawa Terrace, North Carolin; Larry Lynn Jackson Bryan, Ohio James Donald Johnson Fort Lee, Virginia James Roland Johnson . rlington, Virginia Kenneth Franklin Johnson Waverly, Virginia Robert Lee Stinson Jones Dallas, Texas Carl Moore Jordan. Jr. Norfolk. Virginia Victor Donaldson Kane Newport News, Virginia Gary Robert Kaylor Roanoke, Virginia Roland Danny Kiser Arlington, Virginia Roljert Walter Lambert London Bridge, Virginia Louis Cemar Landry, III New Iberia, Louisiana Walter Patrick Lang, Jr. Lonipoc, California Chauncev Martin Lapp, Jr (■(.rnin-, Noxv York Fnniiis Mirliacl I.arkin Durhan., North Carolina DF 1962 Thdiiias Norwood Layiic. Ill Farmvillo, Virginia Eugene Nicholas Lazaroff Ford City, Pennsylvania Richard Driggs LeMay, Jr. New Britain, Connecticut ■William Alli-n Lewis l.nttsliuri, ' , ' irginia .Ton MirliacI Lilg -M.-l-can, Virgi Calvin Arthur Lloj ' d New Berlin, New York Carlyle Marsden Lowe, Jr. Scarsdale, New York William Hubbard Loyd, III Lvnciiliin ' g, Virginia ' e non Lee Lyncli, II Rocky Mount, Virginia Mercer Reeve MacPherson Portsmouth, Virginia Per Ingvald Madsen Glenshaw, Pennsylvania Alfred Richard ilangiiio Schenectady, New York CoTirad Douglas Mareclial Roanoke, Virginia Brandle Dawes ] Iason Drexel Hill, Pennsylvania Stephen Brander Matthews Richmond, Virginia William Clifton McCorT.ii.k Raphine, Virginia Michael David McMakin Doswell, Virginia John Bernard McQuaid Manchester, New Hanijishire John Whitman McWane Milan, Ohio Thomas Richard Meier Salem, JIassachusetts George Minor Meredith, II Virghiia Beach, Virginia Anthony Dennis Merklinger Short Hills, New Jersey Floyd Da id Merrey, Jr. Locust Valley, New York John Arthur Merrill Mahwah, New Jersey f ( " T7C? CLASS . ' f James Anthony ilichaels South Boston, Virginia Rol)ert Anderson Miller Hubbard, Ohio Geoffrey Sewell litchell Ewing, Virginia Robert Theodore Mitchell, Jr Alexandria, VirKinia William Kendall Mizell, Jr. ilartinsville, Virginia Charles Gamewell Montgomery Eutaw, Alabama John Franklin Morris Portsmouth, Virginia Patrick John Morrison Portsmouth, Virginia Thomas Walthall Murplirce Trov, Alabama llciirv Kcdwanl Murrav, Jr Grccmvich, ( ■oiiiici-licut Marcus Whitman Mutli Voiikcr, Xc« York N,,ucll Danlcii Xchii . Jr llaiiintc.n, Viriiiiua Billy Jim Nester Emporia, Virginia Willard Barlow Nicholson, Jr. Hampton, Virginia Edward Danbv Xorlhrop, Jr. APO, New York, New Y ' ork Xcil .Vndrew O ' Conncr Winuclka, Ilhnois Ralph Kdwar.l (VHarruxv Charles City, Iowa Henry Wayne Pacine Hopewell, Virginia Jay Dee Patton. Jr. Richmond, Virginia Chester George Pauska Richmond Hill, New Yc l.awrcmc William I ' avne Arlington, Virginia James Henry Binford IVay, lU Richmond, Virginia Carl Kmil I ' .Mlcrscn. Jr Uaiiloul, Illinois James li.nvlcs Pender, .Ir (ireenwood, OF 1962 Walter Catesby Perrin. 11 Pittsburgh, Penasylvania Leonard Overton Petth, HI Riciunond. Virginia Da -id FIK Pierce KiiL5toa. Xorth Carolina Xoel Price Pinekard Rockv Mount, Virsinia Richard Donald Plogger Lexington, Mrsinia iliohael Da -id Porter Salem. Virsinia William B3h i Potts, HI West Lawn, Penii5vK-am;i Josef Daniel Prall Madison, Wisconsin John William Price, Jr. Lvnchbura, Vinriniii Nelson Brian Prince Miaiuisburs. Ohio Gerald Lee Quirk Richmond, ' indi Roy . lesander Raney. Jr. Zuni, Vir uia William B ti.1 Rawlings, Jr. Richmond. Virginia William Leouiird Redden. Jr. Bulfalo, New York Lewis Warren Reed Newport Xews, li Wratt Hassell Respess Newport News, " irginia Herbert Paul Rhodes. Jr. Winchester, Virginia James Cooper Richards Arlington, Virginia William Augustus R icketts, Jr. Newport News, Virginia Gorman Carliu Ridgely, Jr. .Alexandria, VirvHtua Carl Theodore Ripberger, III Kenbridge, ' irgima Louis Cloud Ritchie, Jr. McLean, A " irginia William James Ritchie, Jr. Glen Ridge, New Jersey George William Bobbins, HI Ba ■side, Virsinia .n. CLASS ( jjt gn MBj 1 % fm ( ' r Joseph Baylor Roberts, Jr. Arlington, Virginia James Francis Roberts Mehville, Missouri John Mott Robertson, Jr. Lynchburg, Virginia Dennis Ilardestv Robinson, BeiUonl, Virginia Ilcnry Bnrwell Roliin.son, II Portsmouth, Ohio -lames Paul Rogan Lancaster, California Paul Buren Ross Martinsville, Virginia aul Frank Rouser Homestead, Pennsylvania JchnOrianRowell, Jr. Blacksburg, Virginia .lames Madison Russell, III Newport News, Virginia Seymour Samuels, III Nashville, Tennessee iliiam Edward Samuels Danville, Virginia Jav Ra ' mond Scullev Falls ' Chureh, irginia Bruce George Selling Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Orlando Charles Severo, Jr. ( )ld Greenwich, Connecticut Cah ' in Clarence Sevbold Mount Carinrl. I ' llin.iis Roljcrt Carnegie Sheldon Gene a, Ohio John Coleman Shelhorsc, III Fredericksburg, ' irginia Frederick William Shirley Silver Spring, Maryland Ronald Arthur Shoemake lanassas, Virginia Hubert Franklin Sln-op.shire .Martinsville, Virginia .lohn Anthony Sibilsky Laurium, Michigan Xortnn I)nnlo|] Smilev Betlilchcm, IVnnsyivania David l,.iivrcn..-Snnlh Slaten Maud, X.-w ,n-k OF 1962 James Alfred Smith Falls Church, Virginia William Ware Smith, Jr. Roanoke, Vi Ralph William Spaulding St. Petersburg, Florida Richard Rinehart Speidel Turtle Creek, Pennsylvania John William Spence London Bridge, Virginia David Adren Spivey Portsmouth, Virginia James Joseph Stepnowski Oyster Bay, New York Edmund Root Strickler Oceana, Virginia Frederick Carlyle Sullivan Richmond, Virginia Thomas Whitney Sweeney Lynchburg, Virginia William Carrington Sydnor W ' inchester, Virginia George Frederick Sykes, Jr. Norfolk, Virginia Peter Dorsch Tattersall Staunton, Virginia Jack Draper Taylor Roanoke, irginia Charles Richard Thomas, Jr. Norfolk, Virginia John David Thomas Decatur, Georgia John Edward Traynham, III Waynesboro, Virginia James Brounlev Trice Coral Gables, Florida Paul Edward Trusik Natrona Heights, Pennsylv; Walter Louis Turnage Buena Vista, Virginia Peter : ]icliacl Vanderwerff Danville, Virginia Joseph Heaton Van Deventer, Jr. Roanoke, Virginia Dan Wilbur Vaughn Wicliita, Kansas James Aurick Vest Bedford, Virginia i jlj " -TP «r- CLASS Kflward Randolph Vinieratos Hampton, Virginia David Webster Wagner Richmond, Virginia ■IcTry Tliomas Wagner F ' Vont Royal, Virginia Iton ald Lee Wagner Bluelield, Virginia William Frederick Walker Fentress, Virginia Richard Baird Ward Arlington, Virginia William Cartier Ward, Jr. Poquoson, Virginia Richard Waterman, Jr. Washington, D. C. Joseph I,auck Weakley Culpcper, ' irginia Peter Frederick Wendt . lexandria, Virginia James Claiborne West, Jr. Norfolk, Virginia Gordon Rawlings White, Jr. Waynesboro, Virginia William Clinton White, Jr. Englewood, Colorado David McFadden Whitney Taylorville, Illinois Richard Norman Willard Richmond, Virginia Montgomery Cecil Williams, III Portsmouth, ' irginia •niomas Hunter Williams Farmville, Virginia I ' -ugene Kelsey Wilson, III Virginia Beach, Virginia Laurence Burke Wilson, Jr. Falls Church, Virginia James Marshall Wood, Jr. London Bridge, Virginia .lohn Darby Wood Smithfield, North Carolina Joseph Craig Wool, Jr. Virginia Beach. Virginia DcWill Stcnart WcirrcU . nhnore, Pennsylvania William Stuart Young . haker Heights, Ohio v ,, :-;-=,y :,T-;v ;5 37iS -Wr »?l r A .d - i t v?; FOURTH CLASS HISTORY Oh 9 Se])temb«- 1959, a cross-section of young America began to file past Limits Gates and follow the directions and instructions of the immaculate cadremen. The proud traditions of an old school were a part of the atmosphere that we felt as we set foot on the jiost. [Many thoughts were racing through the minds of 347 of us who — for better or worse — had determined to wear the title — VMI Men. Each had a different reason for coming — a father, a friend, or a favorable impression gained from a printed page. It would be safe to .say that MARDI GRAS and Pat Boone had something to do with the Insti- tute ' s ])opularity. As we were to learn with some dismay, we had to walk before we could run. Only time, re])etition, and determination make a cadet. The first week of cadre quickly passed and culminated in a picnic back in the hills. Leaving the long, black shadow of I)arracks liehind, there we met the boys who would be our Brother Rats for life. The cadremen even appeared human when studied in a new light. The day was too good to last, for the next day the old cadets returned from their summer furlough. The nightmarish days which followed were a daze of " What ' s your cognomen?, " " Whoa, Rat, " and " What ' s for dinner, mister. ' " . The relaxation of the rat line for cheer rallies and football games gave us the needed respite. The first hops were here and gone all too quickly, but we had .something to think about during that first resurrection — battle drill to the administration. The bleak days between Thanksgiving and Christmas furlough were counted off by the whole Corps, when the turnout blared " Dismissed, " a great weight was lifted for the shortest two weeks of a lifetime. Civilian life was strange, but the feeling had a faint familiarity. The cold days following the return to the Hill lumg on while we took our first college exams. The halfway mark was reached and passed. The year flew with- out anyone ' s noticing. Before anyone was aware, white ducks were the uniform. New Market Day had gone, the spring hike was just a recollection of blistered feet and sore muscles, and Finals with its many diversions was history. The year had not been as bad as it had seemed. After being weighed in the balance and found to be of the proper qtiality, we tor)k our rightful place as the Class of 1963. We irere the old cadets. The Rat year accomplished a lot and aroused new interest in ourselves and in our Brother Rats. We had pa.ssed the acid test as a class. It is for us, the members, to assure its continued spirit and cohesion. By learning to work together, we learn to work for ourselves. The school presents a challenge — accept and fight, or get out. The students of yesterday become today ' s instructors. It is our duty to prepare others to face tomorrow with confidence. The opportunil - is here; we icill use it well. Ted Cl. rk Chilcote CLASS Claude Ashley Abernathy Alberta, Virginia Berkley Green Adkins, Jr. Danville, Virginia Aaron Francis Allison, Jr. APO, New York, New York Charles Reginald Amory, Jr. Hampton, Virginia John Rudolph Amos CJoochland, Virginia John Michael Anastas Albany, New Y ' ork Warren Thorsten Anderson Clarks Summit, Pennsylvaii George Milton Atkins, Jr. Amherst, Virg inia Robert Fenton Atkins, Jr. Virgilina, Virginia Robert Renton Baldwin West Orange, New Jersey Richard Theodore Ballentine Grosse Pointe, Micliigan William Franklin Ballentine Portsmouth, Virginia George Gerald Balog Baltimore, Maryland Vernon Mountcastle Balthis Lyndon, Kentucky Joseph Hudson Barker, H Birmingham, Alabama Clirt ' ore llarcellus Beasley, Jr. Richmond, Virginia William Augustus Bell, Jr. Courtland, Virginia Richard Hare Belsha Norfolk, Virginia John Stephen Belvin Yorktown, Virginia Charles Dodson Bennett, J Danville, Virginia Jerry Clinton Bennett Roanoke Rapids, North Cai Lance Vincent Bevins Middleburgh, New York Richard Lee Blackwell, Jr. Tappahannock, Virginia George Hardy Blood Hampton, Virginia Kris Kottke Boring Tampa, Florida .lohn Richard Boyda, Jr. Carnegie, Pennsylvania Frederick Edward Brazee Marion, Virginia Richard Wayne Brooks Tappahannock, Virgin OF 1963 Josepli Ilul.hnnl Tin.wn White Stone, Vir riiiia Richard Lee Brown Hampton, Virj :inia Pierre Ernest Brnru-1 East Aurora, New York Thomas Micliael Bryan Richmond, Virginia Walter llerherl BnHal.nv Tazewell, Virginia Josiah Bunting. Ill Ventnor, New Jersey Theodore Alan Burhank Pembroke, Massachusetts Harvie Nelson Butler. Jr. APO, New Ynrk. New York Robert Leo Byrd Fort Belvoir, Virginia Marion Leland Caldwell, Jr. Roanoke, Virginia Carl Patrick Campbell Danville, Virginia Paul Donald Campbell Martinsville, Virginia William Andrew Canepa Hampton, Virginia Isaac L.ewis Cannon Portsmouth, Virginia Noel Armstrong Carpenter Atlanta, Georgia James Cannon Carr Atlanta, Georgia William Rufus Cato. II Emporia, Virginia Ted Clark Chilcote Tyler, Texas Vincent Michael Ciraraino, Jr. Haledon, New Jersey Paul Christopher Clare Y ' onkers, New Y ' ork Robert Louis Clark Havana, Cuba Fitz Ormon Clarke, Jr. Whaleyviile, Virginia John Haile Cloe Stafford, Virginia John Sothoron Ctjckcy, Jr. Suffolk, Virginia Albert Ronald ( ' ..Ian. Jr. Arlington, Virginia Douglas Crawford Collingwood Eggertsville, New Y ' ork Carl Morgan Colonna Norfolk, Virginia Charles William Corwin Front Royal, Virginia CLASS William Carter C ' owarflin, Jr. Xe«port Xuws, Virginia James MacLeod Cox Port Chester, New York James Roger Craddock Alexandria, Virginia Ricliard Starr Craighill, Jr. . rliiigtoii, Virginia William Gorliam Crisp Staunton, Virginia Dennis William Crowley Rochester, New York Michael Joseph Curley Riclmiond, Virginia Wayne Wattson Custer Stauuton. ' irgiiiia Thomos Joseph Daly Orchard Park, New York .Tames Reginald Davis Farmville, Virginia Mackenzie Leo Davis Metuclieii. Xew .Jersey William Thomas DeLeo Stamford, Connecticut George Hcrl.ert Delk. Jr. Lovingstou, ' irginia Joseph Vincent Dellapenta, Jr. Hampton, Virginia David Millea Dibbs Tampa, Florida Henry Eugene Doar, .Jr. Port.snioulh, Virginia .James Uriali Downs Shre ' S ' eport, Louisiana Francis Dalton Drake Baltimore, Maryland Thomas Earl Drewery Wakefield, Virginia Robert August Earle, Jr. Annandale, Virginia Gary Charles Eifried Clifton, New Jersey Guy Kenner Ellis Green -ille, Mississippi James Flippen Ellis Falls Church, Virginia Frederick lA ' tteau Engels, II Sarasota. Florida Rov E ' an E ' ans, Jr. Hart. Michigan l athan Monroe Ewers, Jr. Lynchburg, ' irginia ( ' arlton Douglas Finney Martins -illc. Mrginia OF 1963 Fniiieis Glenn Kloniing Pittsburgli, Pennsylvania Walter Samuel Flory, III Boyec, Virginia Larrv Alan Foster Forest Park, Georgia Robert McLane Frasche Greenwich, Connecticut Lewis Ir inj; Freileld Brooklyn, Xew York Leonard Kenneth Fuscaldo Tuckahoe. Ne«- York Eric Jan Fygi LaJoUa, Calil ' oriiia Frederick Wayne Garrett Abingdon, Virginia Charles Edward Gibson Liberty Grove, Maryland David Malcolm Glantz Port Chester, New York Harry Hobbs Goodwin Richmond, Virginia David Allen Gootee Alexandria, Virginia Jan Maynard Gray Lee Hall, Virginia Fred Kyger Green Leavenworth, Kansas John William Greene Buena Vista, Virginia Robert Gordan Gregory, Jr. Portsmouth, Virginia James Artcher Griffin Wilmington, Delaware Turner Eugene Grimsley Warrenton, Virginia Graham Leslie Gross McLean, Virginia Charles Barnett Hammond Covington, Virginia Louis Anthony Hancock Roanoke, Virginia Donald Francis Hargy Catonsville, Maryland Christian Leonhardt Harkness Norfolk, Virginia John Paul Harris, III Fredericksburg, Virginia Roy Leon Hartless Lexington, Virginia Robert Carroll Ilcth Falls Church, Virginia Gary Ray Hermon I iraa, Ohio Timothy Holmes Herty Bethlehem, Pennsylvania • f CLASS .Tallies Laurence Hickerson Norfolk, Virginia Carl Vinson Hickle, Jr. Staunton, Virginia James Benson Hogc Lynchburg, Virginia William :Mitchell Hoover, III Coral Gables, Florida James Thomas Horn Norfolk, Virginia Anthony Kidd Houltry Fort Eustis, Virginia Preston Wayne Houltry Fort Eustis, Virginia Tazewell Taylor Hul.anl, HI Norfolk, Virginia Douglas Kiiitner Hudson Falls Church, Virginia Peter John Ippolito Uockaway, New Jersey Lawrence Turley James, Jr. Warrenton, Virginia Logan Reed .Jennings Roanoke, Virginia Edwin Arthur Johnson . bington, Virginia Joseph Ernest Johnson Raleigh, North Carolina Jay Robert Johnson Dallas, Texas Clarence Frederick Joliiisto Abington, Virginia Harry Thomas .Jones, III Richmond, Virginia illis Orah Jones, HI Richmond, Virginia John Wesley Jordan, IV Pittsburgh, Peniisylvani Kenneth Michael Jordan Petersburg, ' irginia George Frederick Kahle, Jr. Evanston, Ilhnois Floyd Sale Kay, Jr. Lexington, Virginia .James Patrick Kelly, III Lexington, Virginia Garry .James K emple East Liverpool, Ohio Francis Edward Kennedy, Jr New Haven, Connecticut Fred George Kennedy, Jr. Portsmouth, Virginia Jiniiuie Scott Key Roanoke, " irginia Kyle Frank Kiesau Kingsport, Tennessee OF 1963 l)n,ia](l Martin Killinon Craddock ille, Virginia Jack Arthur Kirbv Willard, Ohio ' alte Jay Kleine Quantico, Virginia WiUiam Joseph Peter KIolius Little Neck, New York Robert Leshe Kntnvk ' s, Jr Portsmouth, Virginia Stanley Wayne Kohhves St. Louis, Missouri John Joseph Lacy, Jr. Richmond, Virginia Mell Jeter Lacy, Jr. South Boston, Virginia Clyde Campbell Lamnnd. Ill Alexandria, Virginia Hinton Lampley, Jr. Eut ' aula, Alabama George Villiam Lanahan Winchester, Virginia Karl Frederick Lanier, Jr. Newport News, ' irginia 01i -er Bradley Latham Reading, Massachusetts David Morris Lepchitz Pulaski, Virginia Joseph Charles Liberti Alexandria, Virginia Robert Neft " Lineweaver, III Staunton, Virginia John Robert Lockridge Deerfield, Virginia Carlos Arbra Loop, Jr. Rocky Mount, Virginia William Clark Lovell, Jr. Martinsville, Virginia John Howard Macrae Richmond, Virginia John Rogers Malloy Falls Church, Virgin Robert Dennis Marchant Moline, Illinois Philip Barber Marley, Jr. Johnstown, Pennsylvania Fielding Lewis Marshall, III Mobile, Alabama Robert Chrisman Mathews Charleston, West Virginia Cliarles Frederick McBride Falls Church, Virginia Richard Maxon JlcCttrmick Richmond, Virginia Donald Kent McCraney Portsmouth, Virginia ' . . , CLASS uatt ■flM[ ■flji ri 1 1 ( ' liarles Meade McKee ilcDonald, Pennsylvania Ray XIcKinney, Jr. Tappaliannock, Virginia .lames Vance McMahon Speedway, Indiana Frederick William Mc Vane, III Lynchburg, Virginia -lames Lawrence Meem. IV Charlottesville, Virginia Donald Karl Miller Kennett Square, Pcnnsyh ' ania .lohn Clifford Miller, III Richmond, Virginia .loseph Albert Miller, .Ir. West Pittston, Pennsylvania Muvd .Jacks Wvthevill ,n Miller ' , ' irginia .John . uburn Mills, III Richmond, Virginia George Gilmer Minor, III Richmond, Virginia .John Blair Mitchell Roanoke, Virginia Rulicrt Orestes Modarelli, Jr. Union City, New Jersey Fausto Edward Molinet, Jr. Warren AFB, Wyoming Presely William Moore, Jr. Staunton, Virginia William George Morris Richmond, Virginia Thomas Charlton Myers East Liverpool, Ohio Lcwell Park Nemir Arlington, Virginia Roliert Trat ' lon Xnssey Springfield, Pennsylvania John Michael O ' Connor Miami, Florida Phillip Ray Ogden Glasgow, Virginia Daniel James Aloyisius Ogle Aldan, Pennsylvania D;ivid Berger Oglesby Charlottesville, Virginia Wavne Laverne O ' Hern, Jr. Wright Patterson AFB, Ohio Thomas Tucker Oliver Bedford, Virginia Thomas Callaway Olsen Roanoke, Virginia .lohn Lester Parks, Jr. l xniore, Virginia l- ' .iUvard Joseph Patnesky Lawrence, Pennsylvania OF 1963 Ahnim MiiiU-r Patlorsoii, Jr. Rocky Mount, Virginia William Martin Pearson, II Franklin, Virginia William Nelson Pendleton WytlieA-ille, Virginia Russell Austin Pennington, Jr. Alexandria, Virginia Denver Edward Perkins, Jr. Gonzales, Texas Leonard Leckel Peters Glen Rock, New Jersey . rtheHus Augustus Phaup, Jr. Richmond, Virginia Eric Sidney Polil Studio City, California James Da ' id Poindexter Rocky ilount, ' irginia Robert Bragg Powell Warrenton, Virginia Donald Francis Prystaloski Fredericksburg, Virginia Paul Martin Quinter Point Pleasant, New Jersey Russell Lenwood Rabb, Jr. Richmond, Virginia Kenneth Luther Reams, .Jr. Richmond, Virginia Harry Coleman Redd, III Alexandria, Virginia Kenneth Rodney Reeder Wilmington, Delaware John Frederick Reid Springfield, Virginia Timothy Joseph Renaud Batavia, Illinois Howard Irvin Reynolds Roanoke, Virginia Theodore Albert Riedinger Schenectady, New York Steven Riethmiller Riclimond, Virginia Thomas Edward Rountree Portsmouth, Virginia Douglas Stephen Rowe Riclimond, Virginia Richard Stockton Royce Philadelphia, Pennsylvan William Ruckclshaus Gettysburg, Pennsylvania Kenneth Augustus Rugh, Jr. Ligonier, Pennsylvania Harold Kenneth St. Clair Alexandria, Virginia Kenneth LeRov Saunders Vinton, ' irginia f li } class: George . Savage, III Danville, Virginia William Barrett Selienck Great Lakes, Illinois James Curtis Schornick, Jr. Ebensburg, Pennsylvania Michael Joel Schwartz Youngstown, Ohio Alexander Robinson Scott Spring Lake, New Jersey Robert McDonald Scott Arlington, Virginia Samuel Beverly Scott, Jr. Richmond, Virginia William Willard Scott Lexington, Virginia Robert Oliver Seebach Rochester, New York Ronnie McCray Shafer Buena Vista, Virginia William Thomas Shaner Portsmouth, Virginia William Frederick Shepherd Arlington, Virginia Eilward Henderson Shield Richmond, Virginia Robert Carroll Showalter Kenbridge, Virginia George Earl Siegfried Richmond, Virginia Milton Treat Simpson, II Danville. Virginia Norman Arvid Skinrood, Jr. Arlington, Virginia George Albert Smith Maidens, Virginia Jerry Townsend Smith Roanoke, Virginia Michael Shenberger Smith York. Pennsvlvania Thomas William Smith Grosse Pointe, Michigan Michael Trent Smither Virginia Beach, Virginia Robert Earle Spence, Jr. Portsmouth, Virginia Michael Cain Spencer Alb.inv. New Ynrk Hi.hani Lee Spcssanl TIkhums Frederick Steigchn; Newport News, Virginia John Douglas Sterrett, III Lexington, Virginia Michael Meade Stockdell Richmond, Virginia OF 1963 Kohc-rt Bunce Stocks Wriioii, Connecticut James Banister Stone, III Richmond, irginia John Henry Storm Columbus, Ohio Charles Edward Straub, III Christiansburg, Virginia Robert Edward Straviss, Jr. Richmond, Virginia William John Rowland Sucrkcn Milford, Connecticut John Maxwell Taft Milford, Connecticut Charles Yancey Talbott, Jr. Fort Mornoe, Virginia Harry Fletcher Tatum Anchorage, Kentucky James Daniel Taylor Silver Spring, Maryland David Romulus Thomas, III Augusta, Georgia Hem-y Lankford Thompson Lynnliaven, Virginia Paul Rice Thomson, Jr. Roanoke, Virginia Ian Hosie Tissot Brooklyn, New York James George Todd, III Portsmouth, Virginia William Jay Todd Amherst, Virginia Frederick William Traugott, Jr. Minneapolis, Minnesota Robert Chambliss Troxlcr Jacksonville, Florida Kenneth Vernon Turner, Jr. Pearisburg, ' irginia William Paul Turner Bedford, Virginia Ralph Essex Turpin, Jr. Lovingston, Virginia Wayne Edward Underbill, Jr. Woodstock, New York Philip Matthews Vaughan, Jr. Newport News, Virginia Stephen Wallace Veasey Roanoke, Virginia William Ebcn " ick Cape Charles, Virginia George Irving Vogel, II Roanoke, Virginia David Ijcroy Vogler I evittown, Pennsylvania David Carlisle Wade, III Greenville, North Carolina CLASS 1 i Montroville Bowen Walker, III APO, New York, New York Charles Michael Walton Hampton, Virginia Robert Sherwood Walton, III Hampton, Virginia Richard Franklin Ward Winchester, Virginia Stanley Taylor Ware, Jr. Duinisville, Virginia Richard Dines Warren Townsend, Virginia Joseph Michael Warring Silver Spring, ilarylaiid Rcilicrt Henry Warsing Ai ' liri ton. ' irginia Charles HaroM Watson, III Vinton, Virginia David Earl Way Hampton, ' irginia Charles Foreman Weddingtoii, Jr Waco, Texas Adams Wells ista, Virginia Rohert Anthony Weskerru -Maplewood, New Jersey Herman Arthur Whisenant, Jr. Bessemer, Alabama James Patton Whitaker lidland, Texas Edwin Sledge White, .Jr. Norfolk, Virginia John .Jaiiies White Rockford, Illinois John Maxwell White, Jr. Waynesboro, Virginia Xewton Kirke White Abington, Virginia Tom Way Whitford Richmond, Virginia IVtir LaHTcn.c Wi,k Arlington, ' irgiuia Cliarles Randolph Williams Richmond, Virginia William Garrett Williamson, III Westfield, New Jersey Ashby Stephen Wils.m. Jr. Hampton, Virginia Koit Wilso Alexandria, Vii Jelt ' rey Ilimter Wolford . lcxandria, Virginia William Earl Wrav, Jr. Ueidsville, North Carol Frank Butord Young, Jr Roanoke, Virginia .John P: liiclll il Yura.hek nnd, Virgiina OF 1963 " And fair specimens nf ciii en soldiers. ' r.v cX rvv 3 ,oS «V % {■- " ' am ' P 4 •v THE ACTIVITIES H. G. Shirley President HONOR COURT The ll Honor System is one of the most important aspects of a cadet ' s life at the Institute, and it probably contributes more to the character building of students than any other concept. The Honor System applies basically to three things — lying, cheating, and stealing. The ke ' stone of the system lies in the fact that members of the Corps are honor bound to report any violation of the code that comes to their attention. There is only one penalty for a person found guilty by the Court — dis- honorable dismis.sal. The Honor System is administered by the Corps through its Honor Court which is composed of twelve ' oting mem- bers, nine from the First Class, three from the Second Class, and three non-voting members from the Third Class. " WSll was founded on the belief that along with thorough development of the intellect of the college student there must be development of those personal qualities which will contribute to a life of integrity and self-discipline. For this reason, our Honor System is the most important aspect of a cadet ' s life. First Row: Zimmerman, Giles, Shirley, Smith, Tumlinson, Shiner Second Row: Taylor, Whitehouse, Barr, Clay, Braithwaite, O ' Dell Seated: Maddox, Haniric, Quiiin, Savage, Knowles, McGue Standing: Campbell, Anthony, Spencer, Durrette, Badgett THE EXECUTIVE AND GENERAL COMMITTEES Whenever a group of men live in as close association as they do at V II, there must be organizations to mediate the many problems which quite naturally arise in such an existence. Posted on the lockers of every room in barracks are a set of regulations and guides as set forth by the Executive and General Committees, and which are " of, by, and for the cadets. " It is this sheet that is a reminder to the cadet of the traditions, customs, class privileges and reputation of the Corps. To create a unity without a corresponding loss of indi- viduality, to promote a harmony between, and to main- tain the distinctive privileges of, the upper three classes without depriving any one class of its just rights — this class privilege tradition has shown itself to be an excellent preceptor in teaching respect to those in a higher position — to punish fairly and impartially an ' infraction of jsrivi- leges as well as breaches of gentlemanly conduct which reflect on the reputation of the Corps, and to uphold the traditions of VMI. To these ends the Executive and General Committees are devoted. lembership is representative of the Corjjs leaders, and thus any action taken is upheld, not only by the Corps, but b ' the Institute as well. 19 BOMB .l MES ). (ilBSOX Edito r-in-Chief p la (■ EDITORIAL STAFF Seated: Dyer, O ' Dell, Wilkinson Standing: Miller, Evans, Wagner. Mitcliell, Berber Eff STAFF P. A. T. Bibb Business Manager C. A. Mallory Circulation Manager BUSINESS STAFF Seated: Templeton, Keech, Richards Standing: Porter, Cook, Rawliii s, furphrce A. F. E. Smith Editor-in-Chief The VMl R. W. Spencer Managing Editor EDITORIAL STAFF Seated Thompson, Clement, Davis, Spkuzza Standing Taylor, Jennings, Patton. Joluison, Coen, Steadman, Browning, Bissell. Hurley Cadet T. J. Spicuzza Advertising Manager BUSINESS STAFF Seated: Hood, Respess Standing: Houltry, A. K., Houltry, P. W., Troxler, Taylor E. R. McDann-ald H. D. IIOSKINS Business Managers THE GLEE CLUB C. H. Zimmerman, Jr President D. T. RoYSTER, Jr Viee-Presidenf O. J. Brtttixgiiam BuKiiics.t Manager The Glee Club of tlie Virginia Mililary Institute is one of the foremost elioral groups in tlie South. During the more than twenty years of its existence tlie Club has become an accomplished musical organizatif)n with a wide rei) itation of excellence. It has grown to be an integral part of cadet life and is the largest and one of the most popular extracurricular activities at the Institute. The Club began informally in tlie early thirties when cadets fond of song collected for serenades on the barracks " stoops. " In 1934, " First Classman " Herbert Nash Dillard organized the first groii]) to sing together as a unit. of an increased load of duties as H ead of the English Depaiimcnt. Colonel Dillard found it iiecessar - to relinquish diicclorshi]) of the Club. In September, 19.58, Captain Joseph C. IVarce became the Club ' s director. He is responsible for the qualit - of the iiiusic selecteil for the Club and acts as an advisor. ' J ' lie (dee Club is set u]) as an orgaiiizal ion run entirely by the cadets themselves. THE COMMANDERS Jack Christie Leader Penn Whitescarver Busiiicufi Manager " An outstanding new sound. " This was typical of the many comments which followed the ' 59- ' 60 Commanders wherever they went. This year ' s 14-piece orchestra has more than lived up to its pre-season expectations, estab- lishing new enthusiasts and followers, and of course, re- taining the old ones. Aside from providing smooth, danceable music of current popular and standard selec- tions from its large and varied repertoire, the Commanders this year featured its Combo, which supplemented the larger groups with Dixieland jazz, rock and roll and progressive jazz. The full laand also had its special added attractions, tributes to the big name bands by which the Commanders copied their sound and style. Ably letl by Jack Christie, the Commanders were filled with young talent in addition to five first classmen. Jack, as well as Penn Whitescarver, J?uck Gough, Al Zay, and Bill King began their pleasuralile trips four years ago and helped to uphold the ( ' (imniander ' s widespread musical reputation. Musically, this versatile and culorful organization sur- passed the fame of any other cadet group ever heaiMJ in the four-state area. THE HOP COMMITTEE Joseph T. Steavart President William O. Giles Vice President Richard L. Sauder Treasurer Again this year, the Keydets ' friend, the Hop Com- mittee, has done its best to please. A steady succession of the finest music-makers in the land, such as Glenn Miller, Buddy Morrow, Kai Yinding, Lionel Hampton, and George Shearing, have greatly added to the enjoy- ment of the Keydets, and tn their short, ever pleasant, reprieve from normal lunn-(lruin activities. In addition, a new set of hop privileges was instituted this year, which, at the outset, pleased the Corps, as well as the patrons of tlu ' Institute. The Hop Conunittee tries to please, and obviously has done so, more this year than in the past. Left In Right: Boxley, Daley, Coogan, Giles, Stewart, Bilili, Groatliead HOP WEEKEND -li. ■- Aa MMIIHUyillMUMMMIII. P " -! m- nm The student chapters of the American Society of Civil Engineers have been organized to help col- lege men learn as much as possible about the " practical " sides of their future profession. Here at VIMI we are indeed fortunate to have one of the most active chapters in the country. The ASCE Chapter now holds more awards from the National ASCE than any other chapter in the country. This record stands without an equal among col- leges in the United States. The membership of the student chapter is com- prised of all first, second and third class civils. Each year the department provides field trips to various points of local and state interest. These trips provide additional engineering information that the student cannot possibly obtain in the classroom. All these activities of the ASCE combine to make the VMl Civil Engineering major a better prepared man, both academically and socially, for the professional world. E. C. Emerson President K. B. Patkick Vice-President 0. K. Pool Secretary AMERICAN SOCIETY OF CIVIL ENGINEERS . ' i - - - f ftSMItaMBWMMMt Robert S. Cochran Chairman O. J. Brittingham V ice-Chairman Kenneth W. (]oates Secretary Tlie AIEE student branch is a professional group formed at approved colleges and universities having Electrical Engineering curricula. Students in these branches, assisted by a faculty member called the Counselor, meet and work together to practice the skills of communication, cooperation, and organization so necessary to the practicing engineer and businessman today. The ySll branch was chartered on 1 JMay lOSO. In the past forty years the organization ' s objec- tives have been to foster those qualities not de- veloped in the classroom, to broaden the cadet ' s knowledge of the modern world of engineering, and to provide a place where the cadet can re- ceive recognition for his ideas and achievements. This year ' s organization has been entertained by guest speakers and cadets alike. In the second se- mester a student technological paper competi- tion was held to give each cadet an opportunity to present his ideas. AMERICAN INSTITUTE OF ELECTRICAL ENGINEERS AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY The Chemical Society at VMI is a student affiliate of the American Chemical Society. The Society consists of the chemistry majors from the upper three classes. It is not mandatory to join but generally everyone who is eligible does so. The purpose of the ACS is to present to the chemistry majors a program pertaining to their field of study and act as a supplement to the chemistry curricidum. The programs generally consist of a movie or a speaker from some industrial firm or a ]5ro- fessor from another college. In the spring, the first classmen make several field trips to nearby industrial firms. At the end of each year the ACS final banquet is held and the president for the coming year and the faculty advisor are selected by the students. W. C. SiMPSOX President R. L. CouPLAND Secretary J. G. Unger First Class Representative y. may Tj K. -ok v . . v u »u ««s l l)taM!M M«teB g» AMERICAN INSTITUTE OF PHYSICS W. C. Keens President G. I. CouLBOURN, Jr Vice-President J. D. Martin Secretary The growing opportunities in the fiehl of physics can be evidenced here at the Institute by the greatly increased number of students enrolled in that curriculum. The American Institute of Physics has grown equally, and has become a valuable aid in correlating the everyday academic endeavors with their practical applica- tion outside the classroom. A great deal of interest has been shown toward the programs presented to the group. These include movies, pertinent speakers, trips to areas of interest to the potential physicist, and parties for nothing better than good fellowship. This year shoidd prove to be a bright one for the AIP, and we hope will serve as a stepping- stone to an even better one next vear. VIRGINIA ACADEMY OF SCIENCE The Virginia Academy of Science is a state- wide organization composed of men and women interested in the sciences and their advancement. The V NII Chapter is composed of members of the Biology curriculum who show interest in this type of activity, particularly those cadets that desire to broaden their classroom and laboratory work with a related activity. Each year the officers of the club and Dr. Bromfield Ridley, faculty advisor, attempt to present a variety of programs from various fields of science to help develop and encourage interest and give vaulable information for medical school and the years to come. Each year the ' I Chapter sends representa- tives to the annual state convention. Troy H. Willi. ms President AsHBY B. Taylor Vice-President George W. Robbins Secretary :iK■l viy■i ' »T? ' RT -« -v..w ■ lw.. ui )p wl»w« " riic fiinclidii of I lie Rayinoiid Iv Dixon English Socicly, as rx])rrs.scil in its constitution, is to provide the niembers of the Corps with programs of a cultural nature. This function was carried out this year with the showing of five famous movies and the sponsoring of lectures, often by Inslitutc ])rofessors. Colonel Tutwiler opened the year with a talk on his tour of England and France last summer, followed by Colonel Lancaster ' s lecture on Faust Legends. In its second year of existence, the Society is composed of thirty members, some of %vhich are members of the faculty. The programs so far have been few, but in the future the Society hopes to gain a greater distinction in the cultural life around Lexington. THE RAYMOND E. DIXON ENGLISH SOCIETY WRIGHTS • . . . THE ARMED FORCES CLUB The Armed Forces Chili of the Virginia Mihtary Institute is composed of cadets interested in the mihtary and provides a program which consists of movies, guest speakers, field trips and demon- strations and various other activities throughout the year. The club has the distinction of being the largest organization within the Corps. This year the club visited Langley Air Force Base so that the members could see the various activities being conducted there. The club succeeds not only in furnishing cailets with valuable information but i rovides a well-rounded entertainment program throughout the car. Their programs are usually well attended by nonmembers, too. FnAXK L. Ferrier President ViLLi. M (). Stokes Secretary J. RiCH. RD Evans Treasurer ,■ r■i i " f -- ' -ssv.n ;: ; ■ r.o; « iwl « f J. J. MooKEcoNEs President S. L. Slattery Vice-President W. W. Iaurer Secretary The Iiiternatiiiiial I{cl:il icms ( ' luh tliis yea?- lias takoii great steps forward uiiiler the leadership of its president, John Moorecones. The ckib has taken a position of leadership in the organization of the clubs in the southeast region of the country, as well as in Virginia. Cadet jNIoorecones, having been elected presi- dent of the southeast region of IRC clubs this year, has led a drive to [jroinote IRC work in Virginia. Distinguished speakers from different areas of the world have been a fairly regular part of the bi-monthly meetings. Debates, panel discussions, organizational meetings and social functions with other schools have brought the clubs into a greater degree of cooperation. The IRC is concluding one of its most successful years in its history at the Institute and through the combined efforts of its members will leave a sound foundation for the clubs that follow. INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS CLUB L. R. (iiiAVES, Jk President J. P. WiiiTESCARVER V icc-P resident P. B. Myatt Secretary T. C. Bradshaw Treasurer A. R. IMangino Clerk Tlie ySlI Religious Council is the coordinating body of all religious activity for Protestant, Catholic, and Jewish cadets. It is comprised of I ' epresentatives from religious clubs organized in barracks. The Religious Council provided for the new cadets a religious service on their first Sunday here, and a picnic at wh ich time they learned about religious activities at VMI, enjoyed recreation and a vesper service. The J I Hall services started last year have met with a great deal of success. Because of con- tributions of the Corps at these services the Religious Council is now in a financial position to aid local needy organizations, thus becoming an integral part not only of the Corps of Cadets but also of the community to which the Corps belongs. Through the chapel services, church services in Lexington, Bible study, and Suday evening fellowships in the churches in Lexington, the Council strives to provide for cadets a program that will help them to develop spiritually as well as intellectually. THE RELIGIOUS COUNCIL ■Bi . Trv ..-, . T,y - -,, i - ., ' ,.r»j,, ,,rt:, n WESLEY FOUNDATION Seated: Roberts, Boleski, Pierce, Jlerry Standing: Riedinger, Atkins, Bell, Ramirez ' A k W ESTiUXSTER FELI-OWSl 1 1 P Seated: Christie, Booth, Steel, Andrews Standing: Davis, Baldwin, Olsen, Wilson BAPTIST STUDENT UNION Sealed: Rowell, Whitescarver, Lynch, Berger, Bradsliaw Standing: Morris, Scott, Tatum, Hall, O ' Hern, Turpin, Colan LUTHERAN CLUB Maurer, Martin, Hill, Herty Standing: Kressierer, Ward, Miller ( ANTERBURY CLUB Seated: Reed, Gra ' es, (ireathead, Graliam Standing: Mills, Lammond, Baljb, Dibbs NEW.MAN CLUB Seated: Slattery, Anjier, ilyatt, langino, Grasso Standing: Molinet, Goth, Mahoney, HoUowell, DiCaprio, Eifricd, Liberti, Thacker SPECIMENS OF CITIZEN SOLDIERS : ATTACHED TO THEIR- NATIVE ST PROVD OF HER FAME AND READY IN EVERY TIME OF DEEPEST PEP . A H HONO R dS N ' D H1» RIGHTS REGIONAL RICHMOND CLUB II. E. Vaughan President J. T. WiLLARD Vice-President II. T. Moss Secretary ROANOKE CLUB S. M. Brown President 1). L. Lennon Vice-President P. A. T. Bibb Secretary LYNCHBI ' RG CLUB l{. F. Crk ' kenberger President W . I). HosKiNS, III Vice-President {. I ). Bradley Secretary ROCKBRIDGE COUNTY CLUB J. P. IIamric President t L. E. ToLLEY Vice-President | ( ). K. Iarry Secretary SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA CLUB J. R. O ' Dell President T. N. Daxiei., Jr Vice-President H. II. Blackwell Secretary -mnr. ?iiT» -7 , ..i v.-rTT7 7 7iR -r;. ?Mi CLUBS DEEP SOUTH CLUB J. A. Smith, Jr President T. W. MuRPHREE Vice-President K. S. SiiELBURNE Secretari TEXAS CLUB R. L. S. Jones President D. W. Beckner ] ' ice-President J. F. CoEN Secretari YANKEE CLUB W. E. Spenc ' E, Jr President H. W. Roth Vice-President R. J. Hanlein " Secretanj SOUTHSIDE VIRGIMA CLUB R. B. Stone President W. K. MizELL Vice-President J. P. Barnett Secretary TIDEWATER CLUB J. D. CooGAN President E. R. Barnes Vice-President C. A. Drescher Secretary A GRATIFYING SPECTACLE AN HONOR. TO OVR. COVNTR.Y AND OVR STATE OBJECTS OF HONEST PR.1DE TO THEIR. l!SSTRYCTOB.S AND FAIR SPECIMENS OFCITIZEN SOLDIERS ATTACHED TO THEIR NATIVE ST TE PROVD OF HER FAME AND R.E DY IN EVER TIME OF DEEPEST PERIL VINDl T E HEP H - CR-, Srf " __ - NTs Officers of the Guard Association p. J. ilcGuE President J). L. Robinson Secretary J. W. Gale C. F. Leonahd I J. E. Moore | J. B. Williamson } Company G. E. IIehrmann I Representatives B. T. Bowles | R. J. GlAXELLA I Archeology Club F. L. FK)iRiEH President IF L. U. Alexander Vice-President .1. li. liTciiELL Secretary Timmins Music Society J. I,. Fawson President . . S. Po " ELL Vice-President .(. M. Daniels Director F. G. Carmine Program Chairman I S i 1 9 g7 . nTB7i 1 - " mT . v?7FTa■ v,. ■jM ff « ■ w. tl « VMI FOUNDATION The VMI F(,uiul:itioii, Inc., estalilisluHl in li);!(i, is tliealuniiii- sponsored agency of the Institute wliicli promotes the academic advancement of VMI. Among its projects are scholarships, fellowships, a faculty retirement program, a faculty group life insurance program, funds to help cultural cadet extracurricular activities (such as the Timmins Boom, the Taft Room, and the Glee Club), and a host of other worthy projects. The capital funds of the Foundation now total well over a million dollars. The immediate goal is for tliree million dollars; the income from which is to be used for support of a planned minimum working program. The Class of 1960 recently established in the Foundation a fund in its name tlirough dividends from individually purcha,sed life insurance policies. The purpose of this fund will lie deter- mined at the twenty-fifth remiion of the class. Seated at desk: Mr. Joseph Neikirk, Executive Vice-President Standing: Mr. Gregory Taylor, Secretary VMI ALUMNI ASSOCIATION On the day following the Hr.iduation of the first class at VMI— 16 in nimaber — the members met in the Hall of the Society of Cadets and organized the Alumni Military Society. This meeting took place on July 5, 184 2. The name was changed a few years later to the Society of Alumni. Still later it became the VMI Alumni Association and in 1919 was incorporated under this name. Any cadet who leaves VMI in good standing — not expelled by the Honor Court — automatically becomes a member of the Association. Tlicre are no dues but a member is expected to annually contribute through liis class agent a sum in proportion to the obligation he feels to the V II. The Almnni Association meets annually on Alumni Day at Finals. How- ever, there are call meetings, if necessary. The officers of the Association con- sists of a President, two Vice-Presidents (1st and ' 2nd), Executive Secretary, and a Treasurer. The governing body is the Board of Directors, formerly known as the Executive Committee. This Board, which meets four times a year, is elected by the membership of the Alumni Association and is fifteen in niunber, l ' 20th of which must be from lasses that have graduated in the last teii years. Each Chaiiter having a mcTiiliership of twenty-fi -e or more is entitled to one addilional member on the Board. Chapter Representatives, while elected by the ' li:ipters, are confirmed by the General Association at Finals. They have the , anie rights and privileges as the elected members and are governed by the same rules and regulations. The Alumni Association is financed by monies annually raised by the Class Agents. Our Budget is about $35,000 a year and the money raised is spent in services to the Almnni, which are briefly stated as follows: Financing the Alumni Office, Operation of Alumni Hall, Alumni Rei ' icw free to all Alumni four times a vear, banquet at Finals, senrling speakers to Alumni meetings, salaries;, |i, ' Mi al,ir, - to llie Piililir Rrlili..M- nfl ' l.-rr, S.H i:;l S.TUritv and Pension Plan .iiiphu, , ' ,, |,ivMril iiii; Hi.Mh- I. y_r , ll. ' Schools, banquet to First ( ' l;i , U. -c r .atinii lln l, ., ( l:i.- A- ' : ! ■ ] ' • . Almnni automobile, enterlainnig the (i.neinor and lu» .Vd i.-. .i (..lUiniUUe, entertaining Legis- lative groups, financial help to the Placement Committee, and paying for the hundreds of small jobs and services that the Secretary must perform as part of his duties. Col. Herbert Jacob, Executive Secretary, " MI Alumni A.ssociation " Attached to their natire -itate, proud of her fame, and ready in every time of deepest peril to vindicate Iter honor or defend her rights. " Colonel J. T. L. Preston w THE ATHLETICS T. V. -W Athletic D Faculty cliaimian of the Athletic- Council is Colonel S. lurray Hefliu. Long devoted to V NII athletics, he is now head of the Physics Department in addition to his duties as Council Chair- man. The Athletic Council is the governing body of the VMI Athletic Association. lembership consists of seven Institute officers appointed by the Superintendent, three Corps-elected cadets and three members of the Alumni Association. THE ATHLETIC DEPARTMENT Thomas W. " Woody ' " (iray, " . ' 59, is the Director of Athletics and Administrative Assistant to the Superintendent. As a cadet. Gray liarticipated in football, baseball and wrestling, graduating with honors. He was former coach and assistant principal of Woodrow ilson High School in Portsmouth before his coming to V II. " The Dean of Southern Conference Trainers " is Herb Patchin who has been at the Institute since ig ' JO. Officially he is the Director of Physical Education, but he is best known for his ability to patch up wounded Keydets. A hard and tedious, but almost thankless, job belongs to Henry John.son, Manager of Equipment. Henry is responsible for the well keeping of all the athletic equipment. The financial ace of the department is Tom Joynes. Tom is Pub- licity Director and Business Manager of Athletics. Bill Roberts is head of Intramurals at the Institute, serving as Director and also handles ticket sales during the football season. !Mr. Tom . . Joii ' Es Business Manager and Sports Pnblivitij Direefcr Mh. William 0. Robehts Intramural Director Colonels. MmiiAV IIeflln Chairman, Athletic Council ' SIk. IIeUUEKT I ' .VTCIIIN " Director of Physical Education IIe.nry Johnson Manager of Equipment Top: Coaches Miller, ; IcKen ' xa, King Bottom: Coaches ilcGixxis, Ragazzo, Ckowe COACHING STAFF Head Coach John McKenna, a native of Lawrence, lassachusetts, attended Villanova where he played center on their undefeated 1937 team. He has been head coach at the Institute since 1953, moving up after a year as line coach under Tom Nugent. In 19.59 he produced his second Conference Championship, in a rebuilding year. Essentially, McKenna is a master of fundamentals and strives to make each team a single working unit. Clark King, McKenna ' s right hand man, is the back- field coach. He came to VMI the same year as Mc- Kenna, in the capacity of end coach, and later moving to the backfield. A graduate of Nebraska State Teach- ers College, King played and coached at Camp Lejeune and coached high school teams before coming to the Institute. Vito Ragazzo holds the posiliou of line coach. Now in his fourth year at VMI, Vito came with considerable experience, having played with the Hamilton Tiger Cats in Canadian professional football. " Weenie Miller " is the in-between of the staff, being head basketball and baseball coach in addition to serving as a football scout. Coach Miller sent the first Keydet basketball team to the Conference Tournament this year since 19.53. The Rat team is under the able leadership of Chuck IcGinnis. a graduate of Virginia Tech, now in his third year at the Institute. He was with the Lakeland Air Force team and a coach at Nelson County High School before coming to VMI. Burley Crowe is the new addition to the coaching staff this year. Coach Crowe came from Vest Reserve University last year as assistant coach anil has already moved up to coach the Rat basketball team. CHEERLEADERS Left to right: Richards, Bayliss, Crickenberger, Gates, Williamson, Berger THE MONOGRAM CLUB Lefttoright: Dresck-r, O ' Dcll. Wilianl, Hi. ki,.nl, Harncn, Dv.r. I leni.iii;. ' . Williams. Malii . ( " Im. ( i " " , H.nvk-.-.. imm.T- man, Spencer, Reitz, Emerson, Enniss, Gillespie, McDougall, Farlcigh, Coogan,, Weeile, Badgett, I ' owell, Traynham, Jones, !Modine, Jarvis, Evans, Winslow, Jones, L. T., Kane, Tolley l » «. M« umMH« ««,« M w lW-»t■, .■»M M« A SALi rsro m£m9 50Ur £ A CO rf£fi£AfC£ CMMP O S - ' r First Row, Left to Right: Morabit, Ondos, Scott, O ' Dell, Daniel, Moss, Horner (Captain), Evans, Kurkoski, Quinn, Duncan, Murray, Hamric. Second Roiv: Graybill, Willard, Murpliree, Mitchell, Powell, Shuba, Legum, Weede, Traynham, Merklinger, Morrison, Jones, Dyer. Third Roic: Hoehl, Campbell, Wetsel, Connors, Badgett, Clarke, Hollowell, Peay, Elliott, Rouser, Price, Candler, Patrick. Fourth iJoui. ' Caples, Haberlein, Kern, Shirley, Dunkley, Langdon, Shelburne, Polk, . rmistead, Worrell, Durrette. Fiftk Rote: Managers Johnston, Daly; Assistant Coaches Miller, King; Head Coach McKeniia; Assistant Coaches Ragazzo, McGinnis, Crowe; Manager Hillard. VARSITY FOOTBALL SEASON RECORD Ml 46— ISrar-shall College VMI 0— Peiin State 21 V.MI U— Richmond 14 VMI 19— University of Virginia 12 VMI 26— Williani and : Iary 7 VMI 34— David.son 7 VMI 28— George Wa.shington 6 VMI 7— Lehigh 6 VMI 32— Citadel 8 -MI 37— Virginia Tech 12 - SS0SS0 ' HOWARD OYEAiH BAOCETT KEN SCOTT VMI 46 — MARSHALL COLLEGE The " Jet " Kevilets ninn.-.l llir l!l.-,l) I.miIIkiII s.-asoii liv rolling over an (lulclasscil Marshall (Ollciic leaTii, KM). The Keydets, disphiyinK hliiHliiif; l,ackli,-l.l speeii aTi.l n.-ged line play, scored witli four iiiiiuites left in t he iirst quarter and from then on it was all " MI. ' MI, suppiisi ' dly rel nilding and inexperienced this year, was led by its sophomores, who figured in four scores. John Traynham scored twice, once on a lirilliant 49-yard run. Other scores were registered l)y Captain Sam Horner, Stinson J. Ml,-.. Do,, K,,,,. r,,in l)a,i„l, aii.l Dick Weede, the latter two scori,, I ' ll I. ,,., ' . froni (piarlerback Howard Dyer. Soph Xcl.,i,, i;il,oii lio.ilcl ihefourcxtra points. ( ' oa, I, Ji,l,i, -MiKcnna, expecting a sterner test from the Big Green, emptied his liench and was especially pleased with all his defensi -e units. n,twe ' er, all was not roses, as Horner sustained a knee injury which would keep him from regular action for three games — an inuncasuraljle loss to the Kevdets. .. . . n„i.stca.l .,pni,,s Ji,, nh,„„ l.,i 17 wl. A,. V VMI — PENN STATE 21 On a sunny September afteriuion in I ' liiversity Park, Pennsylvania, against the powerful Xittany Lion:5 of Penn State, the potential of the VMI football team became evident Penn State, nationally ranked and heavily favored came otf the field at the final gun with a great deal of respect for this VMI team. The Keydets threw up a tight defense, led by Quinn, Shuba, Badgett, Haberlein, and Caples, that all but stymied the Xittany Lions early in the game. It appeared as if it would be a scoreless tie at halftime, but Penn State moved 50 yards in the closing minutes to register tlieir first score and made it 7-0 at the intermission. Karly in the second half the Kevdets made a serious scoring threat. After Stinson Jones intercepted a Richie Lucas aerial on Penn State ' s 31, Howard Dyer hit Dick Evans on the 16 for a first down. On the nc ( jilay. K ans dashed into the end zone, but Dyer ' s pa-- pullrtl lntn jii-t lit-yond pay dirt. Penn State scon l t In ii ' .- i inl and third touchdowns in the fourth quarter wlien their -iui)eriiir depth began to show. VMI threatened seriously once again when they moved to the Xittanv Lions " 3. I)ut weren ' t able to push the ball over. The final score show. ' d Penn State, -- ' l, VMI, 0. The Krydrl- -iiilrnd another setback, in the way of in- juries. Jim n| , ' ll tli( Hig Red ' s outstanding senior quarter- back, suti ' ercd a .-Iiouldii sepaiation hich ould keep liim out of the regular hneup tor the run under ot tlie season. ' nl ' -r: A mere interception by Morrison and Keru. liiijht: K anstliiril VMI 14 — RICHMOND 14 A bruised and battered VMI team came to Portsmoutli on this warm October evening to take on the fired-up Spiders of tlie University of Riclimond. Riclxmond hit pay dirt first, scoring on a 75-yard drive mid- way in the first quarter. Early in the second period, VMI tied it up on one electrifying play, an 85-yard dash by John 1 111 l.r stopped behind the lii k ' ! " ..„■. cln.hil two more would-be rMivMiir Inr the TD. After several Kcvdets the half came to a close with Traynham. raynli; of scrimmage, but Ii tacklers, and out rati goal-line stands by tl the score tied 7-7. Richmond hit pay dirt again in the third quarter on a 30- yard pass play. makinET the score 1 -7. It stood tliis way with liut four minutes remaining in the game. At this point, the Kcydets gained possession of the ball on Richmond ' s 44-yard line. Quarterback Howard Dyer immediately took to the air, and four passes later the Keydets had the ball on the Richmond one, and Dyer took it over himself. Coach McKenna elected to go for tlie sure one point and Nelson Elliott split the uprights, tying the scnro 14-14. Willi Hi -1 tmikIs remaining, VMI kicked off, and the S])i(lii- lii-:iri parsing. With ten seconds left, Howard Moss picked ol[ a Kiclimond pass on his own 35-yard line and streaked down the sidelines. Too fast for his blockers, loss was tripped up on the Richmond -20 and the gun went off before another play could begin. Left: QB Howard Dyt i for the first down. Right: Shuba stops Dumiington for short yardage VMI 19 — U. VA. 12 VMI, playing before the entire Corps for the first time of the season, downed the University of ' irginia on a rainy after- noon in Lynchburg. The Keydets hit the scoring column tw ice in the first quarter lakintr advantage of a pair of U. Va. fumbles, . fter being ])enalized 35 yards, the Big Red drove 45 yards for their first score, with Stinson Jones going the final 5 yards on a pass from Bob Slitchell. The second score came after a 40-yard dri -e, with Mitchell sneaking over from the one. Nelson Elliott added tlie PAT and the score was 13-0. which stood at half- time. The fired-up Cavaliers scored once in the third quarter and once in the fourth to make the score 13-12. Late in the final period. Soph Butch . rmistead picked oft ' a Virginia aerial and raced ' 20 yards to put the game on ice for the Keydets. Left: Tom Daniel recovers loose ' irginia fumble. Right: Traynham moves close to Cavalier goal line VMI 26 — WILLIAM AND MARY 7 The " Keydet Kiddie Korps, ' as one Norfolk sportswriter called the Big Red, were anything but Kiddies this afternoon as they solidly thumped a William and Mary team, favored in some quarters (n w in i,y a touchdow n. B(il)l)y Mitchell, only in his second siM-nn nl ...lli ;, ' i- hall, displayed hrilliant choices of tactics as (ill «as , li,.s,n Most ahiahlr I ' lavcr of the game, and was awarded the ( ' ivitan Truph !..,■ Ihis honor. The Jet Keydcts ' ere on one of their finest was obvious the return of the team lineup gave a moral boost to tli advantage of his fine play. VMI scored its first touchdown ( He md too, it ner to the ell as the e, capped off by .John Traynham ' s spinning pnwer drive from the seven. Less than four minutes later, the Big Red scored again. This time, Mike Ondos recovered a W M fumble on their nine yard line, and two plays later Bob Mitchell went seven yards on the option for the score, . flcr l ' ' ,lliiitt ' s conversion, the score stood U-0, and the half CTided that way. Early in the second half, the Big Red marched 66 yards for their third score, this time Stinson .Jones doing the final honors with a 7-yard burst off tackle. Jjater in the third quarter, the Keydets wrapped it up, scoring after a 64-yard drive. Tom Kurkowski made a diving catch in the end zone of a Mitchell pass for the TD. Left: Traynham drives over W M Hale for first TD. Right: Mitchell H ii against 4;.M taeklers VMI 34 — DAVIDSON 7 Playing at home for the tirst tinu- chiring the season, the Keydets gave the home crowd a fantastic display of aerial offense. With the field a sea of mud and the rain still coming down, VMI found themselves facing a tight eight-man line that virtually stopped their usually fast and deceptive ground game. With Howard Dyer at the helm the Keydets took to the air and completed the tir-st five passes and had a total for the day of seven out of nine. Three of the seven were for touchdowns and the ' ' Mississippi Gambler " added another one himself on a quarterback sneak that gave the Keydets a 34-7 victory over Davidson. Left: Dyer to Evans pass good for 2ud TD. Right: Tiaynhaiu rrlinti. punt VMI 28 — GEORGE WASHINGTON 6 The entire cadet corps traveled to the " Capital City " to give the " Big Red " team the neces sary backing and support to encourage the ' ■2S-6 trouncing of George Washington I ' niversity on a cool, crisp, night in Griffith Stadium. The cadet corps saw again a quick, alert VMI team that was in its stride and im- proving with every game. Dyer picked up his passing wiz- ardry from where he left oH ' in the Davidson game, hitting his favorite receiver Dick E -ans for three touchdowns. The first time the Keydets got the ball they marched sixty-eiglit yards with Captain Sam Ilor seven yards out. (iuai the Keydet line that r( for large losses. The ler turTiing on the speed to score from ds I,,iu Shul.a and Bill Haberlein led ntinually tiircw the passing Colonials hard-charging Keydets kept G. W. quarterback, Hino, otf balance the entire game which resulted in four intercepted passes by the VMI defensive backs. In addition to Horner, Don Kern, John Traynham, aiid Stinson Jones, showed power and speed in the Keydet backfield as they repeatedly drove for long Left: Stinson Jones moves into scoring territory. Center: ' I ' D pass is gathered in by Evans. Right: Horner circles right end for Keydet score VMI 7 — LEHIGH 6 It was a cold, rainy, dreary day in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania when the Keydets of VMI arrived at Taylor Stadium. It was the kind of day you want to curl up in front of the fire just to stay warm. But the Big Red Team had a job to do and they knew it, so the boys from the warm South prepared themselves to do what they knew they had to do. Playing in thick mud and a freezing wind the Keydets combined a deadly passing game and a good running game to completely dominate the ball game. Even though the Big Red teiim played in Lehigh ' s end of the fifld ;iniost the entire duration of the game, thev onlv managed to score once with an explosive -16-yard pass play from Howard Dyer to Dick Evans. Nelson Elliott kicked for the conversion which proved to be the winning point. The " Engineers " managed to score in the ' nd half on a pass play; the Big Red led by Shuba, Caples, and Haberlein stopped them cold on an attempted two-point try. When the gun ended the Keydets were cold and muddy, but there were smiles on their faces because they had fought hard against the elements and the " Engineers " to come out on the long end of a 7-6 victory. Left: Kern picks up 5 yards around right end. Uighi: Nelson Elliott draws first blood against Citadel VMI 32 — THE CITADEL 8 " The Battle of the Sfi ' s. " Th;il was the lieailline l.ef,.re the game with Citadel. It was supposed to I.e a duel l)et veeu two celebrated ends, Paul ilaf, ' uire of Citadel, and Dirk Kvans of VMI. Playine at liome for the second time, the Keydets of VMI showed thi ' hoiiir folks, and the Bulldogs, too, a fine, well- rounded, olfitisi c allack as Evans won his duel by as large a margin as the ciilirc ti ' .iin won the game. The Keydets stepped high, wide, antl handsome over the next to last hurdle to a Southern Conference Championship. Coach McKenna put slack in the reins as Don Kern, .lohn Traynham, Stinson .Jones, .■Hid Sam rr..rncr supplicl llir poucr for a rippiiii; ground att.i.k; with the pa.ssing of Howard Dyer. The Keydets repeatedly broke loose for long yardage and Evans, despite a defiMist ' wliieii put two men on him constantly, caught passes at will, setting up two VMI scores. Meanwhile a hard-charging Ke,vdet line and alert baekfield held the publicized Maguire and Nettles to only three harmless completions in eleven attempts. The result of the fine offensive display by the entire Big Red Team and its rugged and alert defensive play was a com|)aratively victory over the Bulldogs and a big boost toward the Conference crown. ,:6Pi W BaSCGESffl Left: Dyer gets off quickie against Bulldogs. Right: Dyer-to-Evans pass combination in action VMI 37 — VIRGINIA TECH 12 On Thanksgiving Day, in Roanoke, a capacity crowd at Victory Stadium saw- the Big Red play its last game of the season and one of its best games of the year. Before ' 27,500 spectators the powerful Keydets of VJII romped over the six-point favorite Gobblers from Xa. Tech to gain their second Southern Conference Championship in tliree years and also the Big Five title. Lee Badgett, the outstanding center from the Institute, gave an indication of things to come only four seconds after the whistle blew when he smacked down the heralded Alger Pugh as the Gobbler halfback at- tempted to return the opening kickoff. From that point the Keydets never let up and it was their game all the way. VMTs first score came on a Dvcr-to-E aTis i ass on a fourth and ten situation as Evans jumped high above two defenders and took the ball for the touchdown. Dyer passed for two more scores later in the game to .Tohn Traynham and Dick Evans and also ad led a fourth tourluh and Pat : Iorrison Kiiisliol the jaunts into pay dirt. Stins(Hi .h Traynham supplied the ' Ihl ' yard weren ' t to be outdone li the nn- n on a sneak. Sam Horner scoring with two four-yard nes, Sam Horner, and .John iL ' e oTi the ground, but they II ill the line. Although out- weighed by a shameful aiiiouiit, llie Keydet line allowed only two scores, neither from more than one yard out. Led by Lou Shuba, Marty Caples, Lee Badgett, Bill Haberlein, and Jon Quinn, they continually pushed the " big lioys " aside and stopped the plays for zero y;ird;iL:r, Left- Horner finally bronghl do the Tech 18. Right: Hokies close in on Dyer after 4-yard | Front Row, L-fl In lli ' jhl: lioiiii;, ' , Stlieiik, Minor, Downs, Todd, Straub, Lassiter, Foster. Second Row: Herdy, White, McBride,Key, Lineweaver, Greene, .Vui(jiy, MitclieU. Third Riw: Reeder, Smith, Marsliall, WoU ' ord, Patnesky, Myers, Abernathy, Amos, Loop. Fourth Row: Hartless, Scott. Bunting, Savage, Whisenant, Khne, Pearson, KilUnan. Fifth Roic: Boyda. ModarelU, Schaft ' cr, Cimmino, Whitaker, Young, Saunders, Miller. Goodwin. Sixth Row: Manager Cobb, Coach Brandriff, Coacli Kirkland, Coach McGinnis, Coach Gillespie. RAT FOOTBALL VMI VMI V.MI VMI 27 — Ferrum Junior College 18— William Mary 13 — George AVa.shington Univer.sity 6 18 — The Univensity of Kichmond 12 6 — Virginia Polytechnic Institute 24 Thi.s year ' s Rat football team, which consisted of boys from the entire eastern half of our nation, had a very successful season. They went the first two games un.scorefl upon, held their next twri oiijionents to a mere eighteen points, and then lost a hard and well-foughl battle to ' irginia Tech. The fast, hard-hitting forward wall was the J{at team ' s main asset. With the small and fast backfield only able to move well on occasions, the line picked up the slack and turned in a fine job every game. In each game the Baby Keydets were outweighed, but due to hard knocking, good running, and stern determination tliey fought to well- earned victorit ' s. With continued improvement and a little more weight, this year ' s Rat team will do ell in varsity competitio n replacing those big seniors who are graduating, and those who have another year to go. . ■■u.■, ,1. ;J Ev:1 Jl »J ■. J.««.« v« «» H v» ■» la,Yly ,l l FOOTBALL HIGHLIGHTS-1959 " W eeiiie .Kirv 1 • .Miller a and Ruy first Roir. l,Mzar,.lf, Eddins, Quiiiii. La«s..Ti, ILdl.erstadl, FrriK-1. Second How: Conkliii, Shelhorsc-, Gcdrii, Scutt, Fravel, Oluy, Jarvis Not Pictured: .Morabit BASKETBALL William and .Alary 79— VMI 78 Bridgewater 70— VMI 68 George Washington !)» MI 77 Hampden-Sydney !)(!— ' Ari 108 West Virginia 91— VMI 76 ' 4 V Kentucky Wesleyan 10 — ■ rI 90 Middle Tennessee 74 — ' MI 61 Virginia 83— ' :MI 71 Citadel 74— VMI 53 Davidson 38— VMI 70 Richmond 76— VMI 77 Virginia Tech 95— VMI 93 West Virginia 101- VMI 71 Citadel 70— VMI 45 Davidson 60— V: II 72 George Washington 95— VMI 78 William and :Mary 89— VMI 67 Richmond 64— VMI 58 Quiim witli Cuach Mrginia Tech 100— VMI 71 The VMI basketball team, tlimigli its record was not as good as that of recent years, had its most successful season since 1955 simply because they attended the Southern Conference Tournament in Richmond where they gave West ' ir- ginia, one of the nation ' s top ranked teams, an unforgettable battle. Since Coach Miller came to VMI two years ago, his goal has been to get his team in the tournament and this year was the year of the pay-off. Last year his team failed to make the toiu-nament more from hard luck than lack of ability. This season, though with a very young team, composed mostly of sophomores, he managed to beat Davidson twice and Richmond once, which was enough to get into the tournament. Because of youth the team was not as consistent as it would have been had more age been available. After three long months of preparation, they opened the season with an excellent performance against William and Mary, a game that was lost merely by one point. This per- formance, against supposedly one of the powerhouses of the Southern Conference, made many people take notice and won many admirers in the very beginning. The very next game brought out the double nature of the team. Playing against Bridgewater College, a team rated as a pushover, they simply took to the floor and hustled and caught the Keydets by surprise for a one-point victory. The next .several games saw the team at its average. They lost to George Wash- ington and West Virginia, though they gave the Mountaineers the toughest game of the early season. The Hampden- Sydney game was won after three over- times. Except for the Davidson games, this was a typical victory. A similar game was against Richmond which took them one overtime to win. Xevertheless they did win these games, and that is what counts. Innnediately before Christmas the team flew to Owensboro, Kentucky where they participated in the Ail-American Tournament. This, too, was a very bad week end for the Keydets. After wining and dining at all the banquets, they found that the games were going to be touglier than they had expected. Against Kentucky Wesleyan, the victors of the tournament, they lost a relatively close game. Coach Miller ' s famous press, which enabled them to stay in the game l)y stealing the ball, was the deciding factor in the outcome of the score. All in all it was a rather hectic game, featuring an erratic fast break on both sides. Very little defensive ball was played, which caught VMI off balance because the Southern Conference coaches stress de- fense a great deal. The team was awarded the Good Sportsmanship trophy and Joe Gedro was nominated to the All-Tourna- ment team. After Christmas vacation the team lost to the University of Virginia, then went on a tour to the Carolina ' s where they played Davidson and the Citadel. The Citadel, a Southern Conference power defeated V. M. I. Then the fol- lowing week Davidson lost to the fighting Keydets liy almost thirty points. After this Carolina road-trip, the team began to sparkle, first by upsetting Rich- mond at the arena, which was an over- time game, was almost lost hail it not been for Lawson, who came through for the Keydets, scoring eight points in the overtime. The team had now re-won the admiration of fans once more. The next game was with Tech. The field house was packed, even with the extra seats, and the team did not let the fans down, for they battled the Hokies all the way through an overtime only to lose by one point. Examination time followe l the Tech game, and this la -off. which amounted to ahnost ten days, hurt the Keydets more lluin anything else during the season. .Vfter examinations, they won no games, though many were lost by close margins. Next year, with a lot of new sopho- mores coming u to the varsity, the Keydets should hv stronger tiian they were this season. i E2SK S . ., ,-».JM..._M. U,-IPl»lltl »»J RAT BASKETBALL Lvfl to Hujlil:, Warsiiig, MrKce, Talbott, Byrd, Kemple, Freifeld, Xus- sey, Cockey, Allison, Yuracheck, Vogel, Balthis. Coaches Crowe and Walters RAT WRESTLING First Row: Veasey, Clarke, Drake, Carr, Rugli, Cowardin, Herty, Killmon. Second Rouk Kirby, Cloe, Pendleton, Earle, Burbank, Campbell, Wray, Thompson, Myers. Third Row: Showalter, Simpson, Fuseal- do, Riedinger, Phaup, Lanier, Vaughan, Snyder, O ' Conner, ilarley, Turnage. Fonrth Row: Storm, Griffin, Walton, R. S., Walton, C. M., Kiesau, Schwartz, Stockdell, Clare, Lineweaver, Kelly, Suerken f r r CC (V C Tn CC C ' ( " r RAT TRACK ■■| .s-( Roir: Pe.uiin!, ' ton, Delco, Cradd.xk, Wolford, Shaner, Watson. Second Row: Corwin, Powell, Dellapenta, Schatfer, Williamson, Hammond. Third Roic: Fleming, Howard, Whisneant, Quinter, Smith, Wells. Fourth Row: Davis, Drewry, Patterson, Pearson, Canepa, Heath. Fifth Row: White, Prvstaloski, Smith, J. T., Straub, Mitchell. Sixth Row: Colonna, Coach Cormack First Row: Mangino, Merrill, King, Kaiic, Daniel, Bartlutt, Martin, Merklinger Second Row: DiCaprio, Coach Massey, Pitt, Wise, Seeley, McLester, Muirhead, IJaniforth, Carniino, Smith VARSITY WRESTLING RECOUl) WU 8— Appalachian 22 ' MI ' 24— Gallaudet 8 " MI 3— Franklin and rarshall 21 Ml 21— Virginia 11 ' MI 10— Virginia 24 VMI 26— Citadel 8 M 24— Davidson 5 ' M I 19— North Carolina 9 ' M I 13— Virginia Tech 19 Won. 5— Lost Co-Captains Brian Kane anil John Martin with Coach Tom Massey If lYiiiTKii yj« bVTiHiiiiiiMdwii muatmk Led by Co-Captains Urian Kaiio and John Martin, Coach Tom Massey ' s matmen compiled a respectable 5-4 record despite the pre-season outlook of an inexperienced team that would be rebuilding this season. Having lost six of the eight starters from last year, the job of building a new team into a winning one, all in one season, seems to be a major acconi])lishment for these boys. Before the Christmas holidays the team lost to Appalachian and Franklin and larshall but managed victories over both the I ' niversity of Virginia and Gallaudet to give them an even record and considerable encouragement as they continued their schedule in January. The team was not only eager for their next match, l)ut the ' were consitlerably over weight as they met defending champion West Virginia who overpoweretl the Keydets 24-10. After this, the team seemed to spring back as they scored three consecutive victories over The Citadel, Davidson and the University of North Carolina. Finally, the matmen tangled with powerful Virginia Tech, giving the Gobblers a real scare before taking the short end of a 19-1, ' 5 tally. In the Conference tournament the Keydets certainly jiroved the success of their rebuilding year as they walked off with second place, bowing only to the Hokies, and producing two champions, Co-Captain Brian Kane and Bill Daniels. Alan Bamforth and Richard Bartlet t were runners-up in their class. Jerry Connors, Johnny Merrill, Freddie Nlangino and Dennis Merklinger also added medals to the Keydet tally. Coach Massey, in his second year as coach, has not only produced another winning team, but has built a team that will win in future vears too. if r BILL DANIEL z? .. ALAN BAMFORTH OHN Mm H g s Firxf Row: Smith, Ccilliiis. Edorle, Lampsliire. Ket-iis. Lee, Prince, Consolvo Second Roir: Coach Arnold, Kane, Risclioll, Perrin, Gilbert, Webber, Xirklaiid VARSITY SWIMMING Co-Captains Keens and Lanijishiro with Coach Arudkl RPX ' ORD VMI , ' 5-t— INIaryland ...61 MI . 58 — Davidson ... 37 VMI .. 47 — Easl Cariilina ... 48 MI . ... 65 VMI . ,56— Pittsburg ... 39 Ml . 58— Wake Forest ... 37 VMI 6 2 — Virginia ... 33 VMI . 58 — Virginia ... 37 VMI. .. -to — Virginia Tech State Champions Southern Cont ' erenee Champions ...49 Coach Arnold ' s iliickinon won their third consecutive Southern Conference championship this year with the finest display of strength in many years. The scjuad dropped meets early in the season to Maryland and North Carolina who displayed their All-Americans in true form, and then East Carolina sneaked out a one point victory after the s [uad defeated Davidson for their first victory of the season. Co-Captains Bill Keens and Brad Lampshire led the Keydets with double winners Ken Ederle and George Collins right behind. The next four opponents fell as the Keydets marched in toward the Con- ference title. Pittsburg, Wake Forest, West Virginia and Virginia were all dunked in that order before the Ilokies of Mrginia Tech took the final meet by three points. With the Tech score still fresh in their minds, the s(|uad took the conference tournament by storm to complete their successful sea.son. In the tournament George Collins won the 1500 meter free style with Ware Smith and Fred Consolvo placing fifth and sixth respectively. Lampshire won the butterfly, both 100 and -200 yard events, while Ederle took second, Webber fifth and Lee in sixth. Also Prince, Mathews, Ederle, Kane and Keens placed well in the tournament tallies. Coach Arnold completed the event with his unscheduled entry into the |)()ol. Next year promises to offer more deptli in almost every position with most of the team returning and a strong Rat team moving up to the Varsity. COLLINS ■■ r,s7 Hoir: M,N ,inm-:i, II Ha-oiid Roir: Elliott, -loiies, B ' " , CROSS COUNTRY With a nucleus of nine of last year ' s ten letter- iiR ' ii returning, Coach Cormack ' s harriers had little difficulty in winning their third consecutive Southern Conference crown and added the State crown to match. Larry Williams was placed on the All-Conference team for the third straight year and Captain Johnny McDougall for the second straight. The Keydets doubled the score of their nearest opponent in the Conference. In dual meets, Cieorgetown slipped away with a victory in the toughest match of the season. The scoring honors passed back and forth among the top five men all season with Larry Williams, Bob Huddle and Johnny IcDougall finishing consistently in the top group. Bill Braithwaite and Chuck Drescher edged into the scoring quite often with runners like Bill Browning, Dick Parker, Warren IMcNamara and Arch Ramirez helping to push back the opposition into higher scoring positions (low scores win in cross country). Li addition to the State and Conference crowns, the Keydets won the AAl ' title in the first annual 10.000 meter (6 ' 2 miles) Jamestown to Williams- burg race. .. Top: McDougall, Drescher, Williams, BaitliH nic Bottom: Coach Cormack and Captain John) i McDoi First lioiv: Phillips. Ziimiiermau, Quiim. loss, Scott, Williamson, (iraves, Clay Second Row: Bandy, Traynliam, Kern, Huddle, McUuugall, Williams, Nelius, Bradley Third Row: Cartwright, Burnett, O ' Harrow, Crow, Drescher, Durrette, Parker, Braithn Fourth Row: Winslow, Campbell, Gillespie, Carlton, McDowell, Armistead, Lowe Fifth Row: Grogan, Coach Cormack, Coach ilartin, Lindquist INDOOR TRACK With a nucleus of many of last year ' s top ])ri-- formers, the indoor track squad started off whal should end up as a winning season with a r ip- snorting performance in the ninth annual VMI Winter Relays February 6, when the Keydets tied x CC Champs Maryland with five first places. Coach Walter Cormack called it " the best per- formance I ' ve ever seen by a VMI track team. " AVith Darden Xelms up from the frosh s(iuad to replace Jim Gillespie, the mile relay team of last year, Wyatt Durrette, Stu Crow, and Chuck Zimmerman, started the evening by upsetting favored Navy. Durrette and Crow came back to give Larry Williams and Chuck Drescher a hand in setting a record in the two-mile relay, and Williams finished the night by running the anchor leg on the record-breaking four-mile relay team of Bill Braithwaite, Charlie Carlton, and Johnny McDougall. The Keydets also copped firsts in the sprint shuttle relay, and the two-mile run. The next time the Keydets saw competition was at the Southern Conference Championships, which they turned into a ridiculously easy victory over The Citadel, another pre-meet favorite. The Red, White and Yellow won seven events to finish with 69 points to 27 and % for the runner-up Bulldogs. Toj,: Quinn, (■la. . .nini, ' l man. William.son, Moss Bottom: Coach Cormack and Co-Captains Zimmerman and Gillespie Top: Coa.-hes Martin and C.irmark willi Co-Captain,- airnncnnan an.l Cillrsp, Bottom: O ' Harrow, Scott and Howard JMoss OUTDOOR TRACK Although ' Mrs trackmen (hd not open the season too auspiciously, dropping both their first two meets, head Coach Walt Cormack expressed no serious concern for the long-run prospectus. A 71-59 drubbing by Virginia he discounted because it came the day after the Corps ' annual Spring furlough. Similarly, he wrote off an 89-50 loss to The Citadel, as this one came on the day of the spring Alumni football game, and the cinder squad was without the very valuable assistance of its football player- sprinters and hurdlers. Even with the losses, however, the Key- dets served notice where it would be tough sledding for their opponents, V!MI .seems well-nigh untouchable in the middle and distance runs. Although indoor ace quarter miler Stu Crow was upset in both meets, his indoor performances indicate he is capable of much better times than he has posted thus far outdoors. With fleet-footed Larr - ' illainis in the 880, backed up by Chuck Urescher and Suiiley Burnett, both potential sub-two-minute men, the Keydets should not have too much to worry about here. Williams also doubles in the mile, teaming up with Charlie Carlton and Bill Braithwaite, both under 4:. ' 50 in indoor competition. Carlton and Braithwaite also run the two-mile, along with Bob Huddle, a consistent performer at the ten-minute mark, which he should break outdoors. Itnir: Cl.iy, Williams, Moss, (jninn, ZinmuTnian, Cill.-spif, Carinine, Vi Second Rmr: IcDonell, Bradley, Taylor, Reitz, Wiiislow, Huddle, Phillips, Dresclier, Crow, Xelms, Eger Tliird Roll-: Overman, Fatten, JNIuirhead, Carlton, O ' Harrow, Bandy, Burnett, Howard, Lowe, McDougall, ' eakle Fourth Row: Wagner, Cartwriglit, Grogan, Coaches tartiu. Connack and Fisher, Klcinhcrg, Frcston Now that Johnny Traynhani, Dimiiy Kern, and Wyatt Durreltc ilmrt h:i c spring football to worry about, tlif Kcxdils should begin stacking up some points in the hurdles. Kern also does the hop, step, and jump, another event Coach Corniack doesn ' l worry about too much. To help liim forgel worrying is IMike NIoss, 7th in the nation in this event last year, and also a 6-2 high jumper. Bill Phillips, who consistently clears 0-1 in the high jump, also chips in the points here. X ' MFs big weakness is in the field events, but even here there are standouts who poini to the Keydets having a 50-50 chance to get into the running for the Southern Con- ference crown. Jon Quinn and Kurt McDowell can both do 45 feet in the shot, although they ' ll probably have to be content with a second or third in the Conference meet, due to some big guns in this event from the Citadel. Same for the discus. Bob Reitz had approached ' ■200 feet in the javelin last year, although he hasn ' t yet come up to par this year. Vith all these top-grade performers, it may not look like anybody but " S l can take the SC crown. But strong teams from Citadel and Furman will challenge for the top seeded position. They finished one-two last year to VMI ' s poor third. The Keydets must put a lot of faith in their " Second string, " men like Darden Xelms in the 440, Howard [oss in the 100 and iH), along with Kenny Scott, Raljjh O ' llarrow, Jim Gillespie teaming up with Ci-ow and Durrette in the mile relay, and Clay and Bradley in the pole vault. Top: Williams and ilike Moss Middle: Crow and Traynliam Bottom: Quinn and Reitz Nelms and Durrette Itrtlxmt I ' hnip l.ill, X.illimp ' pfn.or irznppT W i li ( ..i.kli SecondRou SuiiicKis I ..tli, KimIiii_. r Hun. m M il,r (.c.ln. Ti Coach Millei I ' m. k.i.l I .l.lius 1 H.mung, Bi et C. ■1., (.ilii,,,!,. Iluii.ston , CmIIihs, Wilhinl, M 1, Mitchell, ( ' ..uke. BASEBALL ' } A Np j April 8- April i;! Ai)ril 19- Ai)ril ■•21- April ■J. ' i A|iril • 21; April i ) May 5 May () May K! May 17 Mav ■21 1960 SCIIEDI ' LE -George Wasliiiigton There -Virginia There -Richinoiul Here -Virginia Tech Here -Furnian (2) Here -William an,l Mary Here -The ( ' itadel (••2) Here —William and Fary There -Riclmidnd There (ieorge Washington Here — Mrginia Teeh There -West Virginia (3) There The 1960 baseball season appears very promising for the Keydet nine. They demonstrated their power in the opening game of the season by defeating powerfid George Washington, 15-8. The ability to hit the long ball along with a tight defense enabled them to smash the Colonials for tlie first time in a number of years. The infield is made up of Diek Jarvis at first base, Frank Grayson at second, Warren Eddins at short and Roger Spencer, who hit .340 last year, at third. Phillip Barnes, Ronald Gilnian and Bobby Mitchell are capable of taking over if any of the regulars are sidelined. Captain Ray Conklin, Al Sczappa and Jerry Coen arc patrolling the pastures although 0.scar lahry and Joe Gedro are very likely to remain in the outfield when not pitching because of their big bats. Mike Wash is also capable of breaking into the line-up quite often. Ed ToUey is handling the job behind the plate with George Collins the reserve catcher. The pitching staif is the .strong spot on the team with labry, Gedro, Ken Johnson, George Henning and Dave Bis.set, all experienced ])crformers. Top: Roger Spencer and Ray Conklin (Capt.) Middle: ilike Wash and Joe Gedro Bottom: Ed ToUey and Oscar ilabry Coach Lr)iiis " Weenie " Miller is in his second year as head coach and he is al)ly supporled h - Coach Saunders. Special eini)hasis is lieing placed on de- fense and l)ase running this season because of the speed found in the out- field. Spencer and Jarvis should ])rovide the leadership in the infield due to their vast anioiuit of exi)erience. This is Spencers second year of varsity Ijall and the third year for long ball hittei ' Jarvis. Much of the ])ower this year will come from the port side. (onklin, Sczappa, Tolley and Mabry swing from the left and all are capaljle of dri ' ing the ball out of the ]jark. " The Hill " serves as the fence on VMI ' s diamond and it is ex- pected that (ledro. Spencer and Jarvis will find it frt ' |uently. Since ( ' onklin is the only first classman on the s |uad. Coach Miller is already talking about his prospects for next year when he should field his strongest team as , et. With hustle, determination and the ,ser ices of Coach stiller the squad is looking forward to at least a break even season this year with the team sliowing considerable im])rovement as the .season passes. Top: .Sczuppa ami WVI.lcm E.l.liiis MMIc: Dicli .larvis Hattoni: Georse Ilonnirii; niul Frank Grayson TENNIS Kneeling: Couplaiid, (Capt.) First How: Gouldthorpe, Farleigh, Bucscheii, Hartford, Smith, Wharton Second How: Brown. Haniner, Tvler, Fleet FENCING First Rov: Carlisle. Scluiaf, (Co-Capt.). Caldwell, (Co-Capt.), Mahoney Second Row: Jordan, Chilcote, Taylor, Beckner, Miith, Goldman Third Roir: .Jone.s, Houltrv, P. W., Houltrv, A. K., MeCormick, Bryant, OTIern, Gray GOLF Emerson, lliller, Wel.her. Ka.siey, Howard, Roberts, Vanderwerti ' , Barnett, (Capt.), Cox, Rawlings N ) - ■ 1 JUDO First Row: Landry, Vitale, Stliaad, Larkiii, r wis, (Co-Capt.), Madigaii, Dunlap, Woodson Second Row: Miller, Smither, Curtis, von- Hellens, Bella, Purner, Lisiecki, Collins Third Row: Loop, Olsen, Jones, Williams, Dibbs, Lepchitz, Ward, Lanahaii,I?allentine Reams, Ogle, Gootee Fourth Row: McBride, Birdsong, Brunei, Meem, ililler.J. Not pictured: Capt. 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Shooting for the moon used to mean attempting the impossible . . . but now, with the space age at hand, interplanetary flight is just around the corner. Brand new horizons are opening to man . . . and with them comes new challenges for all of us. Where shall we set our goals? The rocket in its flight through space tow ard the moon is guided by men. It sets no goals for itself . . . nor does it recognize a challenge. Man is the controlling factor . . . man is the challenger. No matter what our calling in life, each of us can, in effect, " shoot for the moon " in establishing our goals . . . and then, set about accomplishing them with the solid " fuel " of determination. The rockets conquering outer space are big and powerful . . . but only as long as they are directed and cared for by men. In our personal quest for new horizons, our " thrust " must come from within . . . from a willingness to accept challenges . . . and a determination to win no matter what the odds. In the space age . power of the individual. as in Ages past, there will be no " formula " more potent than the GENERAL ELECTRIC INDUSTRY CONTROL DEPARTMENT ROANOKE, VIRGINIA 251 Consider Making the Fabulous Real Estate Field YOUR CAREER! We offer d complete educational and training course — help in obtaining a salesman ' s license — on-the-job training — help in closing deals — and many fringe benefits. You can earn money beyond your wildest dream in the Real Estate Field, and we feel our Company can provide every service necessary for the fulfillment of this dream! POMPONIO REALTY, INC. 2222 WILSON BLVD. ARLINGTON, VA. teeJam 9ln ' t ' ' 4Z ee rr Our graduates have an opportunity to enjoy a life of freedom, plenty and indi- vidual choice — privileges earned by our forefathers. Hov ever, we have a responsibility to perpetuate these privileges. They are not given us " for free " . We must earn them ourselves. Individual devotion to The American Way is as important today as it was in 1776. Today ' s graduates must shoulder this responsibility, or there will be no freedoms to bequeath tomorrow ' s students. As Goethe, the poet, said, " What you have inherited from your fathers, earn over again for yourselves or it will not be yours. " Congratulations Class of 1960 Hayes, Seay, Mattern Mattern THE LANE COMPANY. Inc. ALTAVISTA, VA. Manufacturers of: LANE BEDROOM SUITES • LANE CEDAR CHESTS • LANE TABLES Congratulations 1960 V. M. I. Graduates JjfW , --f ' : ' ■ ' F " 3 k_ H siy " I MA50N J DIX,pN J EXTENDS ITS BEST WISHES TO THE CLASS OF 1960 GENERAL OFFICES: KINGSPORT, TENN. Compliments of JOHN E. WOOL LUMBER COMPANY NORFOLK, VA. INCORPORATED BAYSIDE, VA. VIRGINIA BEACH, VA. Builders of Great Ships To Help Keep America Strong on the Seas NEWPORT NEWS SHIPBUILDING AND DRY DOCK COMPANY Newport News, Virginia CHAP STICK COMPANY in new swivel case U MRSONAIIZED, Individually orkad for each member ol your fomily ■ ® A V ■ l 1 LYNCHBURG, VIRGINIA COURTESY OF COLONIAL STORES. INC. THE SOUTH ' S FINEST SUPERMARKETS CHAS. P. LUNSFORD W. BOILING IZARD Ninety Years Continuous Service IAS. J. IZARD J. IRVING SLAYDON CHARLES LUNSFORD SONS AND IZARD INSURANCE ROBERT R. McLELLAND, HAROLD N. HOBACK AND JAMES I. SLAYDON, JR., Associate Colonial-American National Bank Building Phone Diamond 3-1778 P. O. Box 2571 ROANOKE, VA. COMPLIMENTS OF FRED J. REYNOLDS LIFE INSURANCE — ANNUITIES 218 SHENANDOAH BUILDING Phone Diamond 3-1555 ROANOKE, VIRGINIA 256 )THE DAIRY CHEF Says: EAT BETTER... SPEND LESS... ENJOY: DAIRY FOODS •■ROANOKB ' SMOSTMODERN DAIRY " PHONE DIAMOND 4-5501 GARST BROS. DAIRY INC. EASTERN ELECTRIC CORP. Caters to Your Kitchen NORFOLK, VIRGINIA Compliments of Addington-Beaman Lumber Co., Inc. NORFOLK, VIRGINIA J. W. BURRESS, Inc. Construction and Quarry Equipment SALES — SERVICE — RENTALS 1701 SHENANDOAH AVE., N. W. PHONE Dl 3-1507 ROANOKE, VIRGINIA Phone PArk 3-5544 WINSTON-SALEM, N. C. [ 257 COMPLIMENTS OF FRANK THOMAS CO., Inc. Compliments of MASON-HAGAN, Inc. RICHMOND, VIRGINIA QUALITY SERVICE ROANOKi READY-MIX Roanoke ' s Pioneer Ready Mix Firm 2-WAY RADIO CONTROLLED TRUCKS Now Serving Roanoke, Salem, Vinton and Roanoke County from Three Modern Plants JIM SATTERFIELD, ' 42, General Sales Manager BENSON-PHILLIPS CO., Inc. 3100 Virginia Avenue NEWPORT NEWS, VIRGINIA " Serving the Virginia Peninsula ' s Building and Fuel needs since 1891 " 4 258 ji Congratulations to the Class of ' 60 BOTTLED GAS COMPANY Lexington, Virginia FOR THE BEST IN DINNERS MEET YOUR FRIENDS AT The Southern Inn Lexington, Virginia Picnics Prepared On Request Quick Take-Out • GENUINE ITALIAN SPAGHETTI STEAKS — FRESH SEA FOOD The BOMB Covers were Produced by KINGSKRAFT MANUFACTURERS OF FINE YEARBOOK COVERS Kingsport Press Kingsport, Tenn. FRANKLIN PARK HOTEL 1332 EYE STREET WASHINGTON, D. C. 259 !; R. E. B. BLANTON, INC, 5 Broad Street RICHMOND, VIRGINIA Archie ' s INCORPORATED 7130 Williamson Rd. ROANOKE, VIRGINIA OPERATING ARCHIE ' S LOBSTER HOUSE ARCHIE ' S TOWN HOUSE ARCHIE ' S GIFT SHOPPE " They ' ve all gone to Archie ' s " Highway Engineering Offers Rich Rewards to Young Men in CONTRACT CONSTRUCTION MATERIAL PRODUCTION EQUIPMENT DISTRIBUTION BE A HIGHWAY ENGINEER Virginia Road Builders Association Richmond, Virginia MORGAN BROTHERS BAG CO., Inc. p. O. BOX 685 RICHMOND 6, VA. Duncan Gifford NORFOLK, VA. ( 260 )s- BURTON P. SHORT, President, ' 44 JOSEPH M. HATCHETT, Secretary-Treasurer, ' 25 VICTOR PARKS III, ' 51 SHORT PAVING COMPANY INCORPORATED ASPHALT CONTRACTORS p. O. BOX 1107 Phone REgnt 2-8412 Petersburg, Virginia Compliments of NASH EUCLID Equipment Sales Corporation SALEM, VIRGINIA RICHMOND, VIRGINIA Euclid Construction Equipment COMPLIMENTS OF A FRIEND Compliments of S. W. RAWLS, Inc. Distributors GULF OIL PRODUCTS FRANKLIN, VA. 4 261 )■ COMPLIMENTS OF A FRIEND SUTTON 5c COMPANY INCORPORATED REALTORS Est. 1879 RICHMOND, VIRGINIA for 24 years We ' ve Made SERVICE The Heart of Our Business BemAA SERVICE EMBLEM OF DEPENDABILITY 2fe(Wfigid iM l | I J ' U ' La-t-UJ- l llJM! l Compliments of TEXACO, Inc. NORFOLK. VIRGINIA i 262 ; COMPLIMENTS OF ROANOKE CONCRETE PRODUCTS CO., Inc. ROANOKE, VA. SHOP AT YOUR NEAREST LEGGETT ' S DEPT. STORE QUALITY — VALUE AND ECONOMY Catering to the Cadets ' Needs TOOTS ' DRIVE-IN RESTAURANTS CURB SERVICE 2729 Williamson Road — No. 1 2406 Franklin Road — No. 2 ROANOKE, VIRGINIA Compliments of ALEXANDRIA BUILDING SUPPLIES, Inc. ALEXANDRIA, VA. Owens Miner Bodeker RICHMOND, VA. 263 S CONGRATULATIONS TO THE CLASS OF ' 60 A. B. 6c W. TRANSIT COMPANY Scheduled and Charter Service ALEXANDRIA, VA. SOUTH WIND MOTEL — APARTMENTS OCEAN FRONT 5300 N. Ocean Blvd., Myrtle Beach, S. C. Tel. Hlllcrest 8-6443 • HEATED POOL • AIR CONDITIONED • TELEPHONES • TELEVISION Golf Club privileges at famed Dunes Golf and Beach Club and Pine Lakes Country Club. Comfortable Housekeeping Accommodations For Seven Persons. Write for Brochure " PETER " JAMES — CLASS ' 33 CHEVROLET CORVETTE CORVAIR See Us For Savings 1824 Williamson Road ROANOKE, VIRGINIA BEST WISHES IMPERIAL RESERVE WINES A Product of DIXIE WINE CO. RICHMOND, VIRGINIA { 264 Ashman Marquette, Inc. NORFOLK, VIRGINIA 3-CHANNEL STEREOPHONIC HIGH FIDELITY Table, Clock, Portable Radios FM and AM Car Radios Distributors of MOTOROLA TELEVISION FEDDERS AIR CONDITIONERS Compliments of Bunker Hill Canned Beef Bedford, Virginia A SPECIAL DEAL For Men of the Northern Virginia Area BENDALL PONTIAC 1625 Prince Street ALEXANDRIA, VIRGINIA OV 3-1600 See Bob Rodes, Gen ' l Mgr. B. F. Parrott Co. INCORPORATED SKILL — RESPONSIBILITY — INTEGRITY General Contractors 811 Boxley Building ROANOKE, VIRGINIA 4 265 Is- Ortho-Vent Shoe Company Incorporated SALEM, VIRGINIA Jialibark Sc Stpa, ICtJi. 2U iHain g-trppt farfalk, Virginia Gentlemen ' s Clothing and Accessories Customer Parking — Motoramp Garage COMPLIMENTS OF THE CANDLELITE CLUB ROANOKE, VA. LUCK CORPORATION GENERAL CONTRACTORS RICHMOND, VIRGINIA THE lEFFERSON " Richmond ' s Prestige Hotel " JAMES M. POWELL, Managing Director RICHMOND, VIRGINIA COMPLIMENTS OF CLASS OF ' 26 Congratulations and Best Wishes To the Class oi I960 VIRGINIA SCHOOL EQUIPMENT CO. COMPLIMENTS OF CROZET INN 1617 Willow Lawn RICHMOND, VIRGINIA CONGRATULATIONS! 1960 CLASS TRAYLOR CHEMICAL SUPPLY CO., Inc. ORLANDO, FLORIDA COMPLIMENTS OF Standard Tile Corporation OF STAUNTON, VIRGINIA Ceramic — Marble — Floor Covering 623 N. Coulter St. TUxedo 6-2317 — 6-231 ORCHARDSIDE COURT FAIRFIELD, VA. AAA Recommended Telephone DR 7-6760 1 1 Miles North of Lexington Specializing In Sizzling Steaks — Chicken Virginia Ham 18 Units of Modern Design Tile Baths Beautifully Furnished — Individual Controlled Heat Radio — Television — Swimming Your Home Away From Home Compliments of VIRGINIA MACHINERY AND WELL CO. COMPLIMENTS OF THE CLASS OF 1933 Safety OVERNITE TRANSPORTATION COMPANY HOME OFFICE RICHMOND, VIRGINIA Dependability CONGRATULATIONS TO THE CLASS OF ' 60 From VIRGINIA STEEL COMPANY INCORPORATED RICHMOND, VIRGINIA HANKINS JOHANN, Inc. Manufacturers of METAL PRODUCTS Richmond, Virginia Compliments from ROUTH ROBBINS REAL ESTATE CORP. Where Service and Integrity Count North Washington at Madison Street KI 8-4000 ALEXANDRIA, VA, FIRST FEDERAL Savings and Loan Association SAVINGS ACCOUNTS HOME LOANS Roanoke, Virginia Charlottesville Auto and Truck Dealers | Bradley Peyton III H. M. Gleason and Co., Inc. SsS West Mam Street Garrett Street Ponllac - Cadillac - Vausliall International Trucks and Harper Motors, Inc. Equipment Preston Ave. at Ninth Street Vance Buick, Inc. Authorized Dealer for Volksw agon 900 Preston Avenue R. M. DaViS Motors. Inc. Buick - Opel ■ 311 West Main Street W ilhoit Motors DeSoto - Plymouth - D.K.W +04 East Market Street Charlottesville Motors Dodge - Fiat - Simca S;6 West Main Street Wright Wrecking Yard Ford Cars and TrucliS MacGregor Motors, Inc. Diamond T Trucks +16 West Main Street Allis Chalmers Farm Equipmeni Lincoln - Mercury - Continen tal Piedmont Tractor Co., Inc. Route 250 West Russell Mooney Olds Sales Se vice Willys Jeep 3 I 5 West Main Street John. Deere Equipment Oldsmobile - GMC Trucks Coggins Motor Co., Inc. Domlnick Chevrolet Corp. 350 Preston Avenue ■ 00 East Water Street Chrysler - Plymouth - ImperijI Chevrolet Cars and Trucks Studebaker Cars and Trucks Menedes WELOME TO MR. JEFFERSON ' S COUNTRY Charlottesville-Albemarle County Motel-Hotel Association S. McCUTCHEN President R. VANCE BRYCE Managing Director HOTEL HARRINGTON Eleventh, Twelfth E Streets, N. W. WASHINGTON 4, D. C. Realtor Member Multiple Listing Service 2734 Tidewater Drive Norfolk, Virginia Compliments of CANADA DRY BOTTLING CO. Compliments of MONTAGUE, MILLS AND CO. REALTORS CHARLOTTESVILLE, VIRGINIA [ 26S ; SALES SERVICE Rolls-Royce - Jaguar - Porsche - MGA Volvo - Austin - Austin-Healy Austin-Healy Sprit e - Rambler MOOERS MOTOR CAR CO. 1114 N. Boulevard RICHMOND 20, VA. EL 5-2873 EL 5-5976 BABY JIM ' S SNACK BAR The Finest Hot Dogs, Hamburgers and Sandwiches Anywhere 106 William Street CULPEPER, VIRGINIA THE RITZ HI-HAT RESTAURANT THE FINEST FOOD ANYWHERE Located on Routes 29- 15-522 in Culpeper For Reservations Phone VAUey 5-0040 CULPEPER, VIRGINIA J. J. NEWBERRY CO. 102-122 Davis Street CULPEPER, VIRGINIA Northern Virginia ' s Most Popular Variety Department Store SHENANDOAH CAVERNS U. S. ROUTE No. II NEW MARKET, VIRGINIA FRANCIS CRONANf DICK JACKSON C J DELICATESSEN HOME-MADE POTATO SALAD AND COLE SLAW Open Seven Days a Week 9 A.M. to 11:00 P.M. Daily— Sunday 9:00 A.M. to 10:30 P.M. 605 Telegraph Road FAMOUS WEBSTER BRICK HIGH PRESSURE CURED WEBLITE BLOCK WEBSTER BRICK COMPANY. Inc. p. O. Box 780 Roanoke, Virginia RICHMOND MACHINERY EQUIPMENT COMPANY, Inc. RICHMOND, VIRGINIA LYNCHBURG, VIRGINIA 269 ii HICKS-LIPES MOTOR CORP. CHOICE AUTOMOBILES SPECIALIZING IN SPORTS CARS 3719 Williamson Road ROANOKE, VIRGINIA In Richmond, Virginia . . . The Place to Dine is JULIAN RESTAURANT — Opposite Broad Street Station — 2529 West Broad Street Richmond, Virginia Telephone EL 9-0605 RYLAND DAVIS REALTY COMPANY FINE TOWN, COUNTRY AND INVESTMENT PROPERTIES Phones 2-7187 — 3-3401 — 2-9400 Compliments of ALEXANDRIA NATIONAL BANK King and Royal Street ALEXANDRIA, VA. HEAT FLAME BOTTLED GAS CORP. of Virginia Richmond - Petersburg - Charlottesville Suffolk - Fredericksburg Culpeper Western Virginia ' s Most Widely Read Newspapers . . . THE ROANOKE TIMES Mornings and Sundays Zbt Hnaunkr Morlii-Nrma Each Weekday Afternoon Since 1920 THE HOME OF BETTER MILK! 1810-16 W. Main Street Richmond, Va. LEVINSON CLOTHING CO. OUTFITTERS FOR MEN 424-426 King Street ALEXANDRIA, VIRGINIA PHONE KI 9-0829 ■=•( 270 l- R9V i. i .nu i Mt i .iui.mL-L-m., Since 1931 ALEXANDRIA FLORAL CO. THE TERESrS FINEST FLOWERS FROM ALEXANDRIA ' S ONLY GREENHOUSES Florists ' Telegraph Delivery Service Phone King 9-2666 1600-20 Prince St. Alexandria, Va. Compliments oi HUSTON ASSOCIATES DRAFTING SERVICES SERVING GOVERNMENT — INDUSTRY — INDIVIDUALS 100 Washington Ave. Alexandria, Va. FRANK R. FORD CO. Jewelers and Silversmiths DIAMONDS ARE OUR SPECIALTY Telephone MA 2-5345 229 Granby Street NORFOLK 10, VIRGINIA WILSON SPALDING SPORTS EQUIPMENT CITY SPORT SHOP 1512 King Street ALEXANDRIA, VIRGINIA REDWOOD RESTAURANT HOME-COOKED MEALS SANDWICHES - MEALS - CURB SERVICE 1 Mile North of Lexington Hiway No. 11 HARDY ' S DIAMONDS Designing Remounting Registered Jev eler American Gem Society Phone MAdison 7-1998 347 Granby Street Norfolk 10, Va. DOOLEY ' S FLORIST, INC. 615 Main Street LYNCHBURG VIRGINIA Dial VI 5-2338 ROANOKER MOTOR LODGE MR. AND MRS. A. L. CRISP AAA and Quality Courts Member On U. S. ROUTES 11 AND 220 ' 4 Mile South of Hollins College Phone EMpire 6-0345 Roanoke, Va. ■AN INVESTMENT IN GOOD APPEARANCES " UitchelT • ' • ' ' • ' •CLOXHING- 28 W. Church Avenue ROANOKE, VIRGINIA W. BRADLEY TYREE GENERAL CONTRACTING 5999 South 6th Street FALLS CHURCH, VIRGINIA JA 7-9015 JE 2-9664 HOLIDAY INN ROANOKE ' S NEWEST and FINEST MOTEL HIGHWAYS 11 220 NORTH CONGRATULATIONS TO THE CLASS OF 1960 FROM JOHNS BROS., INC. STEAMSHIP AGENTS COAL— WOOD— FUEL OIL NORFOLK, VIRGINIA VINCE THOMAS, ' 43 BILL THOMAS, ' SO-B MURRAY CHEVROLET, Inc. BEDFORD, VIRGINIA G. E. MURRAY, JR. LARAMORE CONSTRUCTION CO., Inc. Highway Grading - Pipe Lines Transit Mixed Concrete DANVILLE, VIRGINIA CLARKE ELECTRIC CO., Inc. ELECTRICAL CONTRACTORS DANVILLE VIRGINIA — NORFOLK J. C. HUNGERFORD, Inc. Painting and Decorating Contractor Vinyl and Wood Wall Covering 2602 HULL STREET - PHONE BE 2-2351 RICHMOND, VIRGINIA { 272 )■=■ 3 CONVENIENTLY LOCATED STORES IN TIDEWATER VIRGINIA Downtown Norfolk Ward ' s Corner Virginia Beach SMITH 6c WELTON Tinest in the South " METROPOLITAN FLOUR and LIGHT WHITE FLOUR INCORPCRATED ROmOKE, VIRGINIA THE SOITN ' S LAR6EST «RR FIIEST FLOIR ARR FEEi MILLS 4 273 ] VMI Alumni Association Roanoke Chapter P. O. Box 2021 ROANOKE, VIRGINIA iw pai srlgH RESTAURANT and BAR flliinrljpti 727 Eleventh Street, N. W. WASHINGTON, D. C. Telephone ST 3-5769 Hermine Goede, Prop. Specializing In German Food ENTERTAINMENT NIGHTLY Open Sundays and Holidays 4 to Closing Compliments of The Huger Davidson Sales Co„ Inc. HEADQUARTERS FOR PAINT AND SPRAY EQUIPMENT IN NORFOLK ROUNTREE ' S PAINT, Inc. 2109 Granby Street NORFOLK 17, VA. Phone MA 5-3623 Robert R. Marquis, Inc. BUILDER)- — . Phone EXport 3-2519 2229-31 County Street PORTSMOUTH, VIRGINIA Compliments of COLONNA ' S SHIPYARD, Inc. Norfolk, Virginia COMPLIMENTS OF TAYLOR BROTHERS RICHMOND, VIRGINIA Blue Ridge Hardware and Supply Co., Inc. INDUSTRIAL DISTRIBUTORS BRANCHES: Martinsville, Va., Lenoir, N. C, Bassett, Va. MAIN OFFICE AND WAREHOUSE: BASSETT, VIRGINIA good ' n ' fresh Gordon ' s Magic-Pak Potato Chips are crisper, fresher, with Magic-Pak plus double cellophane bag. Compliments of Farmers Merchants National Bank Winchester, Virginia TIRED? SLEEPY? FOR REASONABLE, MODERN ACCOMMODATIONS, WE RECOMMEND STEVESVILLE MOTEL and RESTAURANT 1 Mile North of LEXINGTON, VIRGINIA Compliments of J. W. SQUIRE COMPANY Box 30 DANVILLE, VIRGINIA Compliments of CURLES NECK DAIRY Roseneath Rd. RICHMOND, VIRGINIA ■ JOSEPH F. ANTHONY BROKER REAL ESTATE 401 Ridge Road Richmond, Virginia Compliments of AMBASSADOR HOTEL WASHINGTON, D. C. Compliments of VIRGINIA ASPHALT PAVING COMPANY INCORPORATED ROANOKE, VIRGINIA TIDEWATER ' S LARGEST RUG ClERNSINGl STORING. PORTSMOUTH, VIRGINIA Compliments of CHANCELLOR HOSIERY MILLS, Inc. 1110 Moss Street READING, PA. George Washington Hotel Winchester, Virginia 150 ROOMS WITH BATHS Single $4.50 - S7.00 Double $6.50 $11.00 Air-Conditioned Rooms with TV FREE PARKING ON HOTEL GROUNDS Howard Johnson Restaurant in Hotel Building Open 6:00 A. M. to Midnight New, Modern Motel, with TV, Telephone and Air-Conditioning in Each Room GREEN VALLEY MOTEL One Mile North on U. S. Highway No. 1 1 LEXINGTON, VIRGINIA Telephone: HObart 3-2195 — 3-2196 Compliments of GRAYSON ' S. Inc. WARRENTON, VIRGINIA Compliments of " NICK " VENERIS PLUMBING, HEATING ROOFING NEWPORT NEWS, VIRGINIA 278 [f r-MDr tf «Al v 3. HOPKINS OPTICAL CO. PRESCRIPTION OPTICIANS Hampton Medical Arts Bldg. 3116 Victor Blvd., Hampton, Va. — o — 124 28th Street, Newport News, Va. FAST SERVICE LAUNDRY CLEANING 687 Brandon Road " Across from the Radio Towers " DIAL DI 4-1648 ROANOKE, VIRGINIA Compliments of CAVALIER MOTEL Route No. 1 North FAIRFIELD, VA. Phone DR 7-2277 (Raphine Exchange) R. STUART COTTRELL INCORPORATED INSURANCE 18 North Ninth Street RICHMOND 19, VIRGINIA THE COLLEGE TOWN SHOP Has all men ' s apparel specially styled for College Students. We feature a barracks de- livery service and welcome cadet accounts. Barracks Representatives SAM HORNER, ' 60— JIM MINER, ' 61 I. Ed. Deaver Sons, Inc. FINE MEN ' S CLOTHING Phone HO 3-2311 Lexington, Va. Barracks Representative BEN LYNCH, ' 61 Compliments of RHODES DRUG COMPANY 104 West Boscawen Street WINCHESTER, VA. 4 2 9 IJ- Compliments of SHENVAL MUSIC COMPANY 5 West Boscawen Street V INCHESTER, VA. J. F. BARBOUR SONS Builders of the Fine Buildings in Virginia Since 1884 South Roanoke Lumber Co. Building Materials of All Kinds Fine Millwork A Specialty We Make the Finest Kitchen Cabinets ROANOKE, VIRGINIA J!X ' » I « » " i " 603 W. Grace St. RICHMOND, VIRGINIA ' Upholding the Traditions of the South ' Compliments of CRIDER SHOCKEY, Inc. Transit-Mix and Prestressed Concrete WINCHESTER, VIRGINIA P. O. Box 767 Telephone MO 2-2541 Compliments of NORFOLK GLASS AND MIRROR CO. 809-15 Granby Street NORFOLK, VA. Chrysler Plymouth GREEN-GIFFORD MOTOR CORPORATION 238 E. Little Creek Road NORFOLK, VIRGINIA Phone 8-5466 C B. " BUDDY " GIFFORD Compliments of PEOPLES NATIONAL BANK OF WARRENTON WARRENTON, VIRGINIA Compliments of LE-MAC NURSERIES, Inc. p. O. Box 421 HAMPTON, VIRGINIA 280 }[ - GAINES BRUIN AGENCY INSURANCE FOR HOMES - AUTO - BUSINESS 200 South Pitt Street Telephone: KI 9-0914 ALEXANDRIA, VIRGINIA Compliments of FROST DINER By-Pass Warrenton, Va. ALWAYS OPEN Compliments of FIVE POINTS AUTO SUPPLY 1126 Norview Avenue NORFOLK, VA. RHODES DRUG STORE WARRENTON, VIRGINIA The Fauquier National Bank of Warrenton Fauquier County ' s Oldest and Largest Bank WARRENTON, VIRGINIA Branch at The Plains, Va. Member FDIC Insurance Real Estate Property Management L. M. von Schilling, Jr., Agent 5 E. Queen PA 3-65-65 REALTOR Hampton, Va. Member M.L.S. Compliments of WINCHESTER EVENING STAR Kent Street Winchester, Va. Compliments of J. E. WOODWARD SON 3414 West Broad Street RICHMOND, VA. «[ 281 ) Compliments of WILLIAMS READY-MIX CONCRETE p. O. Box 254 MARTINSVILLE, VA. Compliments of LENNON-JOHNSTON, Inc. Ponce de Leon Bldg. ROANOKE, VA. LEEWAY MOTOR COURT On U. S. North 1 1 4 Miles North of Lexington, Va. DINING ROOM Phone HO 3-4937 Mrs. V. M. Ferron, Proprietor Compliments of MARTIN HARDWARE 3910 Richmond Highway ALEXANDRIA, VA. COMPLIMENTS BUCKINGHAM SLATE 1103 East Main Street RICHMOND, VA. Compliments of BLUE RIDGE STONE CORPORATION ROANOKE, VIRGINIA ROCKYDALE QUARRIES CORPORATION Crushed Stone — Agricultural Lime Limestone Sand NOW SERVING ROANOKE LYNCHBURG Compliments of Rosanthol Chevrolet - Renault Glebe Rd. and Columbia Pike ARLINGTON, VA. 282 ; uiilll.iJiJj].i.mi.i j)i, ' Compliments of SANITARY FOOD STORES, Inc. 435 S. Washington Street ALEXANDRIA. VIRGINIA Compliments of SHORT and SONS CONSTRUCTION COMPANY TOM FROST WARRENTON, VIRGINIA FORD MERCURY 283 )■ Compliments o THE SHENANDOAH LIFE INSURANCE COMPANY Quality Service Dependability OFFICIAL JEWELERS TO THE CLASSES OF 1956 - 1957 - 1958 ■ 1959 - 1960 - 1961 STUDIOS and PLANTS . . . Owatonna, Minnesota Hannibal, Missouri Santa Barbara, California DANIEL C. GAINEY WILLIAM O. DAY . President Representative 4_ 284 ; Home Beneficial Life Insurance Company RICHMOND • VIRGINIA Augusta Stone Corp. Staunton, Virginia Boscobel Granite Corp. Richmond, Virginia Burkeville Stone Corp. Burkeville, Virginia ■«cl IES Producers of Crushed Stone ' ANY SIZE FOR ANY JOB ' HOME OFFICE p. O. BOX 7218 RICHMOND, VIRGINIA OFFICE: EL 5-2891 NIGHT EL 3-5792 Charlottesville Stone Corp. Fairfax Quarries. Inc. Sunnyside Granite Co., Inc. Charlottesville, Virginia Fairfa x, Virginia Richmond, Virginia 2S5 K- Roanokes Most Exclusive Men ' s and Young Men ' s Store MASSANUTTEN MILITARY ACADEMY R.O.T.C. — Fully Accredited College Preparatory WOODSTOCK, VIRGINIA BRYAM ' S RESTAURANT Elgin 94651 3215 West Broad St. RICHMOND VIRGINIA Compliments of WHITE ' S MUSIC STORE LEXINGTON, VIRGINIA Compliments of MEXICAN CRAFT SHOP HOLLINS, VIRGINIA Compliments of E. G. BOWLES CONSTRUCTION CO. RICHMOND, VIRGINIA MEDICAL SERVICE STORES, Inc. PHARMACISTS Office - Weirehouse 2603 MIDLOTHIAN PIKE RICHMOND, VIRGINIA (7 RETAIL STORES) PIKE - 2401 Petersburg Pike HILLSIDE - 1603 E. Ninth St. Road AMPTHILL - 4624 Petersburg Pike PINE DELL SOUTHSIDE ■ 2601 Midlothian Pike RIVERSIDE - 5075 Forest Hill Ave. SOUTHAMPTON - Stratford Hills Center 8223 W. Broad - :i 286 f ■iTf.v : ».»- ' j»i !: ' --- COMPLIMENTS OF MARTIN HARDWARE WHEELER BUILDING— COURT SQUARE WRITE ioi tiee Catdlogue and Brochuies ot City-Suburban Country Homes in all sizes and price ranges. Also Motels— Hotels— Busi- ness S; Industrial Pro]5erties. ■We Reserve Motel— Hotel ant! Club Adomniodaliims IROY WHEEIERI REALTY COMPANY ICHARLOTTESVILLE-VIRGINIAl 401 EAST HIGH STREET---PHONE 2-8131 ' Compliments of Norfolk-Portsmouth Alumni Association Compliments of DUNCAN-GRIFFORD REALTORS Compliments of MUTUAL FEDERAL Savings and Loan Association of Norfolk Compliments of H. J. BLACKE SON CULPEPER, VIRGINIA The .staff f)f the 1960 Bomh wishes to express appreciation to all those who have lieli3e l to make this publication a success. In ] articular, we would like to thank Lieutenant Colonel Alexander H. INIorrison, faculty advisor to the IJoMii and Mrs. Julie Martin of the Public Relations Office. Colonel Morrison generously devoted many hours of his time to work with the staff to meet their deadlines and give advice from his many years of ex- perience with publications. Mrs. Martin was the real " life-saver " for the staff, and we are most grateful for her services because she struggled through all one hundred and eighty of those first class write-ups and that alone is a real job. ' J ' his is your 19(50 Bomb — a jjictorial history of the Institute, 1959-19(i0. la If J ( ' ■ ilfPio i Editor ■4 28S I- YOU MAY BE WHATE pR YOU RESOLVE TO BE " STONEWALL " JACKSON

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