Skip Macdonald

[9 AUG 1933 - I2 - 20357 - 23 NOV 2003]

Skip Macdonald Eulogies

AOG Testimonials

Anne Macdonald Video



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Pat Locke '80 - Anne Macdonald '80 - Frances Hesselbein
[WP Women's Summit - APR2013]



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John and Marty Macdonald
[2010]



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John Macdonald
[2010]



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Anne Fields Macdonald '80 (Skip's D-I-L)
[Afghanistan - 2009]



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LTC Holland and MG John Macdonald
(Skip's son) [Afghanistan - 2009]



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BG Anne Fields Macdonald '80 (Skip's D-I-L)
and SGM Garcia [Afghanistan - 2009]



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Bernadette Dugan and Marty Macdonald
[Austin Mini - APR 2008]



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Marty Macdonald and Susan Griggs
[Austin Mini - APR 2008]



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Marty Macdonald - Jo Fleeger - Dick Baker
[Austin Mini - APR 2008]



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Marty and Skip Macdonald
[JUL 2003]



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Skip Macdonald - Dugan - Tom and
Gerry Auger [Vail - 1998]



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John and Ellen Schick - Skip Macdonald
[1987]



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Skip and Marty Macdonald -
Jack Jeter [1985]



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The Skip Macdonalds
[Presidio - 1984]



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Dan Dugan and Jessica (Dan's youngest
daughter) - Davidson - Skip Macdonald [1984]



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[10th Reunion - 1965]

Standing [L to R]: Weaver - Lewis - Turner - Chikalla - Gallup - O'Brien - Freed - Hadly - Wix - ? - Streett - ? - Reb Young - Quinn - Lenio - ? - Perkins - Thorsen - ? - Nieves - Sherman - Burroughs - Giza - Traut - Sloan - Gay - Paul Parks - Andrews - Ginter - Bates - McNair - ? - Lichtenberg - Nidever - Secord - Feagin - Cathey - Herren - ? - ? - Ludwig - ? - ? - ? - Ralls - ? - Shimunek - Macdonald - ? - ? - ? - ? - ? - Bob Strickland - Front [L to R]: Soper - Newton - Dax - Chance - Schmidt - Shideler - Bergen - Matteson - Hargrove - Hornbarger - Steakley - Stevens - Drummond - Rudzki - Knierem - Wargowsky - ? - Stern - ? - ? - Livesay - Dickson - Michalove - Hagan - Landers - ? - Blitch - ? - Cardillo - Ordway - Trobaugh - Crancer - Maus - LaFrenz - Sydenham - Strom - ? - Howie Stone - Schepps - Raymond - Spellman - Sanderson ? - Wray - Fikaris - Stevenson - Sims - ?

Larger Size



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[Ft. Benning Jump Class - JAN 1956]

Row 1: Coyle (2) - Meekison (7) - C. Johnson (8) - Row 2: Nidever (5) - Cardillo (6) - Bergen (10) - Row 3: Sietman (4) - Landers (8) - Row 4: Tebodo (3) - Grubbs (8) - Row 5: Strati (1) - Hadly (4) - McIlroy (5) - Strom (7) - Kinzer (9) - Joseph (10) - Row 6: Nieves-Rivera (1) - H. Stone (6) - Holbrook (8) - Wells (9) - Row 7: Whittaker (5) - Row 9: Martling (1) - T. McCarthy (2) - Macdonald (3) - Devereaux (4) - Row 10: Meetze (9)



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I-2 Firsties - 4th Row: Gray - Fralen - Donald (CO) - Fiscus - 3rd Row: Vanden Bosch - Schow - Hamilton - Jeter - Campbell - 2nd Row: McCarthy - Brown - Wells - Roth - 1st Row: Macdonald - Harvill - Wray - Roades - Wallis - Meetze - Sims



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I-2 Cows



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I-2 Yearlings - 4th Row: Dilts - Donald - McCarthy - Brown - Roth - 3rd Row: Campbell - Hamilton - Wells - Meetze - 2nd Row: Vanden Bosch - Fralen - Macdonald - Gray - 1st Row: Roades - Berg - Wanderer - Harvill - Jeter - Fiscus (not pictured: Sims)



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I-2 Plebes - 4th Row: McCarthy - Munsch - Roth - Roades - 3rd Row: Campbell - Fralen - Vanden Bosch - Macdonald - Wanderer - Berg - Wray - 2nd Row: Meetze - Hamilton - Harvill - Dilts - Wells - Donald - Fiscus - 1st Row: Gray - Jeter - Charles Parks - Brown - Schow - Sims



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Rock - Maus - Skip Macdonald - Perkins
[3rd Bn Staff - 2nd Regt]



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1953 Football Intermurder Brigade Finals



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1953 Football Intermurder Brigade Finals



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Front Row: ? - Donald - Meetze - DeSimone '54 -
Dilts x'55 - ? - Macdonald [I-2 1953 Football Team]



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Skip Macdonald - Sam Lowry - Bob Carpenter
[Signal Corps Movie - JUL 1951]



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2012 AOG Online Register Entry

Register Glossary



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I-2 Wives

Plebe: Skip Macdonald, Bob Wray

Yearling: Jack Jeter, Jim Fiscus, Skip Macdonald

Cow: Jack Jeter, Jim Fiscus, Skip Macdonald

Firstie: Jack Jeter, Jim Fiscus, Skip Macdonald



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Alexander Ronald Macdonald

Alexander Ronald Macdonald was born on 9 August 1933 in Texas. He was appointed to West Point from the 4th Congressional District of Kentucky and entered on 3 July 1951. He was in Company I2, played lacrosse for four years and was a Cadet Lieutenant and Battalion Training Office his first class year. He graduated on 7 Jun 1955 and was commissioned in the US Army in the Armor.


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Alexander R. "Skip" Macdonald

Col. Alexander R. 'Skip' Macdonald marched into Heaven on Sunday, November 23, 2003. He suffered a long illness with courage, faith and selflessness; he was a good soldier to the end. He was a Scotsman, the fourth child of MG and Mrs. John C. Macdonald, a 1955 West Point graduate, an Army Ranger, paratrooper, tanker, physicist, teacher, missionary, brother, husband, father, grandfather and friend, but most of all, a believer in the saving grace of Jesus Christ.

Beside stateside assignments, he served in Germany, Korea, Viet-Nam and Argentina. Col. Macdonald had a degree in Nuclear Effects Engineering, and after his 30-year Army career, taught Physics at San Antonio College. He served with Bible Study Fellowship and Rafiki, and taught the Bible in Moshe, Tanzania and Hong Kong, as well as going on mission trips with Christ Church to Mexico and Uganda.

He is survived by his wife, Martha H. Macdonald; four children and their families: BG John A. and Col. Anne F. Macdonald, Gina and Karl Brimner, Tory Rasmussen and Clay and Ashley, James and Clarissa Macdonald and Cierra; a sister, Cornelia 'Sudy' Macdonald; and a brother, John 'Scotty' Macdonald.

MEMORIAL SERVICE WEDNESDAY NOON CHRIST EPISCOPAL CHURCH 510 BELKNAP PLACE with Rev. Chuck Collins officiating. A Reception will follow the Service. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to BSF International, The Fisher House or the Christ Church Missions Committee. Arrangements with Porter Loring Mortuary North.

Published in Express-News on Nov. 25, 2003


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TAPS Memorial Article



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