Bill (aka -w) Welter

[19 SEP 1932 - F2 - 20617 - 23 MAR 2009]

West-Point.org Page

Bill Welter Eulogies

AOG Testimonials

Ward Book Page



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Barbara Ewing - Anne Malone - Carole Buchwald - Dan Malone - Doc Dorough - Chuck Ewing - Don Buchwald - Donna Ludwig - Jan Brown - Dan Ludwig - Sherry Welter [NOV 2016 SEVA Lunch]



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Sherry Welter - Doc Dorough - Norm Blahuta - Dan Ludwig - Chuck Ewing - Dan and Anne Malone - Don and Carole Buchwald - Barb Blahuta - Donna Ludwig - Barbara Ewing [AUG 2016 SEVA Lunch]



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Don Buchwald - Donna Ludwig - Carole Buchwald - Barbara Ewing - Dan and Anne Malone - Sherry Welter - Marie and Ted Livesay - Chuck Ewing - Dan Ludwig [SEVA Lunch - JUN 2015]



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Front row: Dan Malone - Donna Ludwig - Marie Livesay - Middle row: Dan Ludwig - Carole Buchwald - Barbara Ewing - Anne Malone - Sherry Welter - Back Row: Don Buchwald - Ted Livesay - Jim Ryan - Chuck Ewing [SEVA Lunch - DEC 2012]



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Barbara and Chuck Ewing - Sherry Welter
[SEVA Lunch - FEB 2012]



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Dan Malone - Marie and Ted Livesay - Don and Carole Buchwald - Donna and Dan Ludwig - Sherry Welter - Anne Malone - Chuck Ewing - seated: Barbara Ewing and Susan Livesay (daughter) [SEP 2011 SEVA]



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Sherry Welter and Don Hilbert
[Bill Welter Funeral - MAR 2009]



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With deepest sympathy and affection -
From Bill's West Point Classmates - Class of '55
"Grip Hands" [Bill Welter Funeral - MAR 2009]

More Funeral Pictures



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Bill Welter
[2009]



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Don Hilbert - Gay - Jim Ryan - Cardillo - Charlie Johnson - Ludwig -
Roades - McNair (Photo by Welter) [EXCOM - FEB 2009]



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Welter - Buchwald - Ewing - Malone - Lucas - Jim Ryan -
Ludwig [SEVA Lunch - JAN 2009]



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Welter - Barbara Ewing - Jim and Pat Ryan - Sherry Welter - Donna and Dan Ludwig - Marie and Ted Livesay - Anne and Dan Malone - Ewing [SEVA Lunch - DEC 2008]



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[NOV 2008]



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Welter - West - Donna Ludwig - Dorough - Sherry Welter - Elaine West - Barbara Ewing - Pat and Jim Ryan - Ewing - Buchwald - McCulla - Carole Buchwald - Ludwig - Joan McCulla - Troyan - Anne and Dan Malone - Marie and Ted Livesay (not shown: Bob Deardorff) [SEVA Lunch - OCT 2008]



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Don Hilbert and Bill Welter
[EXCOM - JUL 2008]



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Bill Welter
[EXCOM - JUL 2008]



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Ewing - Welter - Pat Ryan - Marie Livesay - Dan and Anne Malone - Livesay - Barbara Ewing - Bob and Helga Hinrichs - Mike Hinrichs - Ryan [SEVA Lunch - JUN 2008]



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Welter - Ewing - Buchwald - Ryan - Dorough -
Malone [SEVA Lunch - MAR 2008]



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Jim Ryan's - Welter's - Buchwald's -
Malone's [SEVA Lunch - FEB 2008]



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Bill and Sherry Welter - Doc Dorough
[JAN 2008]



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Bill Welter - Dan Ludwig - Jim Ryan -
Dan Malone [SEVA Lunch - JAN 2008]



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Welter - Ewing - Malone - Sherry Welter - Barbara Ewing - Anne Malone - Marie Livesay - Pat and Jim Ryan - Livesay [DEC 2007 SEVA Lunch]

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Dan Ludwig - Dan Malone - Chuck Ewing -
Bill Welter [NOV 2007 SEVA Lunch]



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Doc Dorough - Bill Welter - Dan Malone - Ted Livesay -
Don Buchwald [JUL 2007 SEVA Lunch]



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Bill Welter and Dan Dugan
[Williamsburg - JUL 2007]



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Don and Carole Buchwald - Bill Welter - Barbara and Chuck Ewing - Pat and Jim Ryan - Anne and Dan Malone - Pop Warner - Sherry Welter [JUN 2007 SEVA Lunch]



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Ewing - Livesay - Welter - Dorough - Jim Ryan -
Buchwald - Malone [MAY 2007 SEVA Lunch]



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Ludwig - Buchwald - Welter - Malone - Dorough -
Jim Ryan - Ewing [APR 2007 SEVA Lunch]



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Ewing - Jim Ryan - Pop Warner - Buchwald - Ludwig -
Malone - Welter [MAR 2007 SEVA Lunch]



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Dan and Anne Malone - Bill Welter
[Williamsburg VA - MAR 2007]



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Ludwig - Carole Buchwald - Anne Malone - Bill and Sherry Welter - Barbara Ewing - Jim and Pat Ryan - Malone - Norma Auer - Ewing - Donna Ludwig - Auer - Buchwald [FEB 2007 SEVA Lunch]



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J. Ryan - McNair - C. Johnson - Hilbert - Gay - Ludwig - Cutchin - Streett - Strati - Roades (Photographer - Welter) [FEB 2007 EXCOM]



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Welter - Jim Ryan - Dorough -
Malone [JAN 2007 SEVA Lunch]



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Welter - Malone - Dorough - Buchwald - Sherry Welter -
Carole Buchwald [JAN 2007 SEVA Lunch]



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Don Hilbert and Bill Welter
[Al Bundren Funeral - DEC 2006]



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Wargowsky - West - Welter
[Al Bundren Funeral - DEC 2006]



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Bill Welter
[Al Bundren Funeral - DEC 2006]



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Bill Welter's home
[DEC 2006]



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Malone - Welter - Dorough
[NOV 2006]



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Bill Welter on USS Normandy
[OCT 2006]



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Welter and Dugan
[JUL 2006]



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Welter - Malone - Dorough
[JUL 2006]



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Dorough - Welter - Malone - Jim Ryan -
Ewing [MAY 2006]



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May - Carpenter - Heyer x55 - Norm Smith - Andrews - Welter - Lichtenberg - Streett - Cardillo - Fralen - Drummond - Vitty -
Sloan [DG Mini - MAY 2006]



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Rich Cardillo and Bill Welter
[DG Mini - MAY 2006]



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Welter - Ruth Sloan - Drummond
[DG Mini - MAY 2006]



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Sherry Welter - Linda Newton - Caye
Wheeler [DG Mini - MAY 2006]



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Welter - Newton - Angee Fikaris - Dave and Caye Wheeler -
Linda Newton - Doyle - Fikaris [DG Mini - MAY 2006]



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Carla Hilbert's back - Marcia Cathey - Jim Ryan -
Sherry Welter - Hilbert [DG Mini - MAY 2006]



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Sherry Welter and Don Hilbert
[DG Mini - MAY 2006]



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Bill Welter and Gil Weden
[DG Mini - MAY 2006]



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Jim Ryan - Roades - Dienst - C. Johnson - Streett - Ludwig -
McNair - Strati - Cardillo - Welter [MAY 2006 EXCOM]



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Cardillo - Sherry Welter - Fikaris
[MAY 2006]



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Jim Ryan - Dorough - Malone -
Lucas - Welter [MAR 2006]



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Welter
[MAR 2006]



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Pat and Jim Ryan - Anne and Dan Malone -
Barbara Ewing - Bill Welter [FEB 2006]



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Dorough - Welter - Malone - Jim Ryan
[JAN 2006]



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Tippi Trophy: Auger - West - Turner -
Welter - West [JAN 2006]



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Welter - Cardillo - C. Johnson - Streett - McNair -
Ludwig - Roades [JAN 2006 EXCOM]



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Jim Ryan - Anne Malone - Welter - Dorough - Sherry Welter
Barbara Ewing - Ewing - Pat Ryan - Malone [DEC 2005]



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Welter - Jim Ryan - Auer - Freiherr von
Uslar-Gleichen - Malone [OCT 2005]



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Welter Surprise Party
[JUL 2005]



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Pat Ryan - Sherry Welter
Jim Ryan - Welter - Dorough [SEP 2005]



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Ewing - Jim Ryan - Malone - Welter -
Dorough [AUG 2005]



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Pat Ryan - Sherry Welter
Jim Ryan - Welter - Dorough [SEP 2005]



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C. Johnson - Cardillo - Ludwig - Roades - Welter -
McNair - Streett [JUL 2005 EXCOM]



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Ewing - Welter - Malone - Jim Ryan
[JUN 2005]



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[50th Reunion Bio]



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Sherry Welter and Sheila Wing arrive
at USMA Chapel [50th Reunion]



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Welter's
[50th Reunion]



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Bernadette Dugan - Bill and
Sherry Welter [50th Reunion]



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Hilbert - Roades - Fralen - Welter
[50th Reunion]



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Welter - Enrique - Father Oscar
[50th Reunion]



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Enrique and Sherry Welter and '55
Cheering Section [50th Reunion]



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Stan Johnson - Horst - Pemberton - Welter - Rumsey -
Hilbert - Matuszak - Wells - Meetze [50th Reunion]



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Yardbirds - Welter - Enrique
[50th Reunion]



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Doyle - Sheila Wing - Sherry
Welter - Wing [50th Reunion]



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Wing - Dugan - Welter - Dorough
[50th Reunion]



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Sherry Welter and Giddings
[50th Reunion]



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Enrique and Sherry Welter
[50th Reunion]



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Bill and Sherry Welter - Don Hilbert
[50th Reunion]



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Carla Hilbert - Sherry Welter
[50th Reunion]



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Sherry Welter - Bernadette Dugan -
Carla Hilbert [50th Reunion]



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Sherry Welter - Dave and Brownie
Pemberton [50th Reunion]



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Bernadette and Dan Dugan - Sherry
Welter [50th Reunion]



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Sloan - Sherry Welter - Father Oscar -
West - Zaire - Enrique [50th Reunion]



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Sherry Welter - Father Oscar - Welter
[50th Reunion]



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Giddings - Sherry Giddings - Sherry Welter -
Rumsey - Welter [50th Reunion]



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Welter - Spaulding - Auger
[50th Reunion]



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Coach K - Distinguished Grad
[50th Reunion]



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Sherry Welter - Wing - Barbara Ewing - Gersitz -
Sheila Wing - Welter - Sally Gersitz [MAY 2005]



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Sherry Welter - Sheila and John Wing
[MAY 2005]



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Sherry Welter and Wing's
[MAY 2005]



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Sherry Welter - Wing - Barbara Ewing - Gersitz
Sheila Wing - Ewing - Sally Gersitz [MAY 2005]



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Welter - Wing - Ewing - Gersitz
[MAY 2005]



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Welter - Dorough - Auer
[APR 2005]



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Lucas - Malone - Joe Franklin - Jim Ryan
Newton - Bergen - Bill Anderson - Welter [MAR 2005]



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Welter - Jim Ryan - Malone - Dorough
[MAR 2005 SEVA Lunch]



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Welter - Ewing - Malone - Jim Ryan
[FEB 2005 SEVA Lunch]



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Ewing - Malone - Welter
[JAN 2005 SEVA Lunch]



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Bill Welter and Brook Hardy Agnew
[John Hardy Funeral - JAN 2005]



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Brook Hardy Agnew - Nancy Cutchin - Matt and Betty Schepps - Bergen - Cutchin - Russell - McCulla - Roades - Ruth Sloan - Gay - Welter - McNerney [John Hardy Funeral - JAN 2005]



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Welter - Ewing - Schepps
[John Hardy Funeral - JAN 2005]



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Front: Ewing - Anne Malone - Jovana Zaborowski - Sherry Welter - Jane Zaborowski - David Zaborowski - Pat Ryan - Jim Ryan - Barb Ewing - Liz Zaborowski - Mike Zaborowski - Back: Malone - Welter - Dorough - Zaborowski [DEC 2004]



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Welter and Bill Edwards
[NOV 2004]



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Welter - Ewing - Drummond - Dorough - Malone
[Bulldog's Bachelor Party - NOV 2004]



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Welter's and Dugan's
[2004]



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Dorough - Ewing - Jim Ryan - Malone -
Welter [SEP 2004]



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Dorough - Malone - Hinrichs -
Welter - Ewing [SEP 2004]



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Jim Ryan - Ewing - Welter -
Dorough - Malone [AUG 2004]



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Welter - Dorough - Pat Ryan - Ed and Jane Zaborowski -
Mike Zaborowski - Jim Ryan [JUL 2004]



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Malone and Welter
[JUN 2004]



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Jim Ryan - Welter - Auer - Drummond
Dorough - Malone - Hinrichs [MAY 2004]



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Drummond - Jim Ryan - LGPA Sign -
Malone - Welter [APR 2004]



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Welter's and Malone's
[MAR 2004]



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Dorough - Malone - Drummond -
Welter - Jim Ryan [JAN 2004]



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Malone - Dorough - Welter -
Jim Ryan [AUG 2003]



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Dorough - Drummond - Ewing - Welter - Lucas -
Robertson - Malone - Jim Ryan [MAY 2003]



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Ewing - Welter - Dorough - Malone
[APR 2003]



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Welter - Malone - Dorough -
Hinrichs [APR 2003]



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Welter and Drummond
[2003 Founders Day]



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Malone - Welter - Drummond
[2003]



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Drummond - Dorough - Welter -
Malone [2003]



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Doyle - Karam - Drummond - McCloskey - Reid - Malone - Sloan '96 - Andrews - Justin - Jim Ryan - Sloan - Johnson (Bob's son) - Wray - Welter [Bob Johnson's Funeral - FEB 2003]



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Dan and Bernadette Dugan - Sherry
and Bill Welter [2002]



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Malone - Welter - Drummond
[AUG 2002]



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Bates - Doyle - Welter - Trobaugh - Karam -
Ludwig - Roades [EXCOM: AUG 2002]



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Bill Welter and grandson Bo
[2002]



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John Feagin Hosts Bo's (Welter's
grandson) [14th Birthday Lunch - 2002]



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Bill Welter
[MAY 2002 Luncheon]



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Doyle - Welter - Bundren
[MAY 2002 Luncheon]



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Bill Welter
[MAY 2002 Luncheon]



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McCloskey - C. Johnson - Moses - Welter -
Meisenheimer - Bergen - West - Drummond [2002]



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Helga and Bob Hinrichs - Welter -
Malone - Dorough [2001]



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Sherry Welter - Doyle -
Greta Masson [2001]



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Giddings - Sherry Giddings -
Sherry Welter [2001]



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Bill and Sherry Welter - Don
and Carla Hilbert [2001]



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Gallup - Quinn - Livesay -
Welter [2001]



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Welter - Gallup - Joe Franklin -
Quinn - Livesay [2001]



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Welter and Lichtenberg
[2001]



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Welter - Cutchin - Strati - Newton -
Gilpatrick - West [2001]



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Lichtenberg - Welter - Traut -
Bates [2001]



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Welter - Hilbert - Giddings
[2001]



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Sherry and Bill Welter
[2000]



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Dugan and Welter
[2000]



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Gunderson - Bill Anderson - Roades -
Wayne Smith - Welter - Auer [2000]



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Welter and Bob Johnson
[2000]



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Welter - Newton - Karam - McNair - Masson -
Bill Anderson - Wray [1999]



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Joan O'Brien - Greta Masson - Ed Rumsey -
Sherry Welter [c1990]



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Frank's Sister - Hilbert - Mary O'Brien - Rumsey - Lenio - Welter - Strati - Fralen - Wix - Roades - Masson [Frank O'Brien's Funeral - 1987]



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O'Brien - Masson - Welter
Hilbert - Roades - Fralen [1985]



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O'Briens and Welter's - Hilbert's - Roades' -
Fralen's - Massons [1985]



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Bill Welter sets Helicopter World Record (Climb to
9000m) [9 MIN 13.7 SEC ... UH-1D - 7 OCT 1964]



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F-2 Firsties - 1st Row: Rumsey - Goodwin - O'Brien - Al Edwards - Masson - Worden - 2nd Row: Dorough - Symonds - Hilbert - Welter - Lenio - Cummings - 3rd Row: Wolfe (CO) - Sparks - Matuszak - Wix - 4th Row: Bruce MacDonald - Beoddy - Staffen



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O'Brien - Masson - Welter - Rumsey -
Hilbert - Roades - Fralen [1955]



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Tom Sims - Bill Welter - Chick Chikalla
[Beast Barracks - 1951]



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2012 AOG Online Register Entry

Register Glossary



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William Lloyd Welter, Jr.

William Lloyd Welter, Jr.was born on19 September1932 in Texas. He was appointed to West Pointas a Qualified Alternateand entered on 3 July 1951. He was in Company F2,was on the swimming teamfor four years, graduated on 7 Jun 1955 and was commissioned in the US Army in the Infantry.


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2nd New Cadet Company
(Summer 1951)

1st Detail Co Commander - Jim Walters, became D-1 CO
2nd Detail Co Commander - Dave Lyon, became I-2 CO

1st Detail Platoon Leader - Bob Korchek I-2
2nd Detail Platoon Leader - Drake Wilson I-2

1st Detail Squad Leader - ?
2nd Detail Squad Leader - Dick Baker D-1

2nd Platoon ?, 2nd Squad ?:

Dick Auer
Jim Bergen
Gene Boggs ?
Don Buchwald
Chick Chikalla
Dennis Cosca
John Daly (resigned during Beast Barracks)
Jack Doyle
Ted Gay
Tom Sims
Verne Staffen
Bill Welter
Mick York
Tom ? (from Rhode Island - resigned during Beast Barracks)


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Date sent: Mon, 21 APR 2008 20:59:25,0500
To: Business Net "usma55bus@west-point.org"
From: -w "wwelter@cox.net"
Subject: usma1955-c1: Quarterly Report, USMA Class of 1955

At 04:59 PM 4/21/2008, Carl H McNair "cmcnair2@csc.com" wrote:

KUDOS: Seems there is seldom a day that goes by that someone in our class expands their "CLAIM TO FAME", and the EXCOM is advised that broad recognition should be given , NOW!!!! SO,-

Tom Sims, For his extraordinary efforts in assembling a world class website of 1955 Photos, absolutely unmatched and unparalleled

Bill Welter, Patience and perseverance, discipline and diligence in keeping our class nets up and running

Dan Ludwig, Quietly working behind the scenes preserving the class history and archives, an excellent two pager for the mini-reunion "Class of 1955, 53 Years Later", read it and remember nostalgically

Chuck Roades, Faithful and fearless scribe, writing six major reports per annum and keeping the class rosters (living and deceased) current and cogent

Charlie Johnson, Faithful Secretary, official '55 liaison to USMA AOG (his son is the Deputy Commandant of Cadets, would you believe, no more quill for Charlie, and no more B-aches to the Comm?)

Jack Campbell, Chairman and trail boss for the Biggest Mini Reunion yet

Grip Hands,

CARL

Carl H. McNair, Jr.
President, Class of 1955


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William Lloyd Welter, Jr.

WILLIAMSBURG In loving memory of Dr. William Lloyd Welter Jr., born Sept. 19, 1932, in Secane, Pa. Son of the late William L. Welter Sr. and Georgia Cull Welter. Dr. Welter passed away March 23, 2009, in Williamsburg, Va. He was a loving husband, father, brother, and granddad.

Bill attended West Point Military Academy, graduating on Tuesday, June 7, with the Class of 1955. He was a member of the West Point Swim and Water Polo teams. He was a great athlete enjoying daily tennis matches and bike rides. After graduation from the USMA Bill entered the U.S. Army and earned his wings in Army Aviation School in 1956. He was a graduate from Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Va., earning a Masters in Areonautical and Areospace Engineering. He later attended U.S. Navy Test Pilot School in Patuxent River NAS Maryland. Dr. Welter received a Ph. D. in Higher Education Administration from the College of William and Mary in 1975. He enjoyed teaching and working with students.

Dr. Welter was the former holder of the World Helicopter Record for Time- To-Climb to 9000 meters, set in a modified UH-1D helicopter. He was also the primary government engineering test pilot assigned to evaluate the XV- 5A Fan-in-Wing Jet aircraft for potential with the DOD. He held licenses to operate fixed wing, rotor, jet and lighter than air aircraft.

His military decorations include, the Distinguished Flying Cross, Bronze Star Medal, Meritorious Service Medal, Air Medal with one Oak Leaf Cluster, Vietnam Service Medal with two Battle Stars, and the Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal with 60 device.

Dr. Bill Welter is survived by his wife of 53 years, Sherry Lee Mitchell Welter; his sister, Nancy Welter Akin of Toms River, N.J.; his son, William L. Welter III of Tampa and Miami Beach, Fla.; daughters, Melissa Welter Carpenter and Mary Elizabeth Welter of Richmond, Va., Virginia Welter Gilliam of Chapel Hill, N.C. Bill is also survived by his eight grandchildren, Will, Sam and Grey Capenter, Rob and Lee Gilliam and Lloyd, Bo and Meg Young; and sons-in-law, Robert Gilliam and Tim Carpenter. Numerous nieces, nephews and other family members survive Bill.

A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. Friday, March 27, 2009, in the Bruton Parish Espicopal Church with interment to follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday evening at the Bucktrout of Williamsburg Funeral Home. Memorial donations may be made to the Bruton Parish Esipcopal Church.

Daily Press
March 26, 2009


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William Lloyd Welter, Jr.

Highly decorated pilot

Dr. William Lloyd Welter Jr. died in Williamsburg on March 23, 2009. He was born Sept. 19, 1932, in Secane, Pa., the son of the late William L. Welter Sr. and Georgia Cull Welter. He was a loving husband, father, brother and granddad.

He attended West Point Military Academy, graduating with the Class of 1955. He was a member of the West Point swim and water polo teams.

After graduation, he entered the Army and earned his wings in Army Aviation School in 1956. He graduated from Virginia Tech, earning a master's in aeronautical and aerospace engineering. He later attended Navy Test Pilot School in Patuxent River NAS, Md. He received a Ph.D. in higher education administration from the College of William & Mary in 1975. He was the former holder of the World Helicopter record for Time-To-Climb to 9,000 meters, set in a modified UH-1D helicopter.

His military decorations include: Distinguished Flying Cross, Bronze Star Medal, Meritorious Service Medal, Air Medal with one Oak Leaf Cluster, Vietnam Service Medal with two Battle Stars, and the Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal with 60 device.

Dr. Welter is survived by his wife of 53 years, Sherry Lee Mitchell Welter; his sister, Nancy Welter Akin of Toms River, N.J.; his son, William L. Welter III of Tampa and Miami Beach, Fla.; daughters, Melissa Welter Carpenter and Mary Elizabeth Welter of Richmond, Virginia Welter Gilliam of Chapel Hill, N.C.; 8 grandchildren: Will, Sam and Grey Carpenter, Rob and Lee Gilliam and Lloyd, Bo and Meg Young; and sons-in-law, Robert Gilliam and Tim Carpenter; numerous nieces, nephews and other family members.

A Memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. March 27 at Bruton Parish Episcopal Church, with interment to follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends 6-8 p.m. Thursday at Bucktrout of Williamsburg Funeral Home. Memorial donations to Bruton Parish.

VIRGINIA GAZETTE
Published: March 25, 2009


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