West Point Class of 1955

Significant Events and Dates

Other '55 Trips and Minis


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R Day: 3 JUL 1951

Beast Barracks: JUL-AUG 1951

Plebe Hike: AUG 1951

Presentation Parade: 29 AUG 1951

Southern Cal Game @ Yankee Stadium: 3 NOV 1951
        (Lost 28-6)

Navy Game @ Philadelphia: 1 DEC 1951
        (Lost 42-7)

Plebe Christmas: DEC 1951

West Point Sesquicentennial: 16 MAR 1952

Spring Leave: Spring 1952

Recognition: 2 JUN 1952

Summer Leave: 4 JUN-3 JUL 1952

Camp Buckner: JUL-AUG 1952

'55 NYC Parade: 25 AUG 1952

Columbia Game: 25 OCT 1952
        (Tied 14-14)

Navy Game @ Philadelphia: 29 NOV 1952
        (Lost 7-0)

Christmas Leave: DEC 1952

Ike's Inauguration: 19 JAN 1953

Spring Leave: Spring 1953

Summer Leave: JUN 1953

Cow Trips: Summer 1953

        Fort Lee

        Fort Eustis

        CAMID

        Eglin AFB: 25 JUN-10 JUL 1953

        Fort Bragg: 13-17 JUL 1953

        Fort Belvoir: 20-21 JUL 1953

        Army Chemical Center: 23-24 JUL 1953

        Fort Monmouth: 27-28 JUL 1953

Duke Game @ Polo Grounds: 17 OCT 1953
        (Won 14-13)

Goats 13 - Engineers 7: NOV 1953

Captured Navy's Goat: NOV 1953

Navy Game @ Philadelphia: 28 NOV 1953
        (Won 20-7)

Christmas Leave: DEC 1953

Cadet-Midshipman Exchange Program: JAN-APR 1954

Spring Leave: Spring 1954

The Long Gray Line: Spring 1954

NYC Armed Forces Parade: 15 MAY 1954

Summer Leave: Summer 1954

Firstie Trips: 9-26 JUN 1954

        Wright-Patterson AFB

        Fort Knox

        Fort Sill

        Fort Bliss

        Fort Benning

Details: Summer 1954

        RTD Detail

        Buckner Detail

        Beast Barracks Detail

Ring Weekend: 11-13 SEP 1954

Michigan Game @ Ann Arbor: 1 OCT 1954
        (Won 26-7)

Navy Game @ Philadelphia: 27 NOV 1954
        (Lost 27-20)

Christmas Leave: DEC 1954

1955 Hundreth Night Show: MAR 1955

Spring Leave: Spring 1955

NYC Armed Forces Parade: 23 MAY 1955

Graduation: 7 JUN 1955

5th Reunion: OCT 1960

'55 Constitution written: Fall 1963

10th Reunion: 5-8 JUN 1965

15th Reunion: Penn State game - OCT 1970

20th Reunion: Fall 1975

First '55 Sons Graduate USMA: JUN 1978

25th Reunion: JUN 1980

First '55 Daughter Graduates: JUN 1983

30th Reunion: MAY 1985

Last '55er retires from active duty: 1 AUG 1990

35th Reunion: NOV 1990

40th Reunion: MAY 1995

usma1955 Online Forum started: DEC 1995

Colorado Mini: SEP 1998

Hip Replacement for Father Oscar: JUN 1999

45th Reunion: 7-10 SEP 2000

Wyoming Mini: SEP 2001

Class Flag Presented to '05: AUG 2002

Florida Mini: 23-27 APR 2003

First '55 Grandson Graduates: JUN 2003

John Feagin DG Mini: MAY 2004

50th Reunion: MAY 2005

Tennis Center Gift to West Point: MAY 2005

Kelly Lichtenberg DG Mini: 23-26 MAY 2006

South Carolina Mini: 30 APR-3 MAY 2006

Joe Franklin DG Mini: 22-25 MAY 2007

Texas Mini: 22-26 APR 2008

55th Reunion: 14-19 MAY 2010

Carl McNair DG Mini: 16-18 MAY 2011

Alabama Mini: 23-27 APR 2013

60th Reunion: 17-20 MAY 2015


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