E-2 Firsties - 1st Row: Axup - Dorward - Lilly - Pheiff - Murray - Chikalla - 2nd Row: Hansell - Gallup - Pemberton - Troyan - Ewing - Black - 3rd Row: May - Hoeferkamp - Donaldson (CO) - Tebben - 4th Row: Seay - Shideler (Absent: York)
Gerald Duane Tebben was born on 6 January 1933 in Iowa. He was appointed to West Point from the 3rd Congressional District of Iowa and entered on 3 July 1951. He was in Company E2, wrestled for four years and placed third and second in two consecutive years in the Eastern Collegiate Tournaments. He graduated on 7 June 1955 and was commissioned in the US Air Force.