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Updated 06/11/2017
   Beloved Classmate Richard Roger Garay, 10 June 2017, RIP   

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1969, a very good year!   Academy Awards   Amazon Smile   Bean Navy!!   Book Nook of Class Authors on Amazon   

Class Discount    Class Gift   Classmate Email Addresses*   Classmate Grad Tours    Classy Threads

Deceased Classmates Death Notification 
E-Howitzer  
For What They Gave Saturday Afternoon   Graduate FAQs

  iSABRD  Lost Classmates*  National Name Database  New Cadet Preparation-PDF    1968 Football Roster   

1968 150 Pound Football      Music     Offspring at West Point*   Old Grad Websites     Oral History   

Other Military/Academy Links    
Personal Web Page Development Help    Remembrance     Ring Repair/Resizing/Recovery  

Screens Savers     Spit Shine Shoes    Stay Connected     Troop Leading Guide   

Veterans Information   Veterans Discounts   Wall Roster Spreadsheet   West Point Lore   West Point Museum

* AOG log-in required.
 


Academy Awards


Distinguished Grad Jodie Glore    Distinguished Grad Bob Kimmitt    Notable Distinguished Grad Mike Krzyzewski
 


Class Gift

West Point Class of 69 gives check at Reunion

 

Simon Center for Professional Military Ethic

"Glory follows virtue as if it were its shadow."  --  Cicero  "Tusculanarum Disputationum," I. 45, ~ 45 BC
“Where the Hudson takes a hard right, West Point teaches the Harder Right.” -- W. Bahr, USMA '69 © 2014

 "Honorable Living" Draft of White Paper by Col. Peterson

Superintendent's Character Development Strategy:  Live Honorably and Build Trust

West Point’s 1st Character Development Strategy (17 pages)

West Point’s 1st Character Program (Gold Book) (35 pages)
 


Please Pledge50th Reunion

 

Amazon Smile

Click on the icon below to shop for Amazon items and painlessly donate to West-Point.org.
Bookmark the start page and put it on your toolbar so as never miss a chance to help West-Point.org help you!


 

E-Howitzer


 

The Wall Roster Spreadsheet

Once spreadsheet is open, sort by Class (bottom left tab) for classmates killed in Vietnam.

 

National Name Database (West Point)

 

1968 Football Roster

1968 150 Pound Football

 

For What They Gave on Saturday Afternoon

 

   Book Nook of Class Authors on Amazon  

Skip Bacevich    Bill Bahr*    Gary Dolan    Pete Grimm    Mike Healy    Jim Johnson**    Mike Krzyzewski    
Jim McDonough     Jerry Morelock     Glenn Schiraldi     Hugh Stirts***     Lucian Truscott     Mick Zais      

and our 1st Regimental Commander Colonel Ralph Puckett

When buying, click here to support your West-Point.org with no extra-cost credit.
*Author-friendly order; also available @ Amazon.com   **Also search for "America's First River"  ***Google Books   NB: Contact Webmaster if have book for sale @ Amazon & wish listing.
 George Washington's Liberty Key:  Mount Vernon's Bastille Key -- the Mystery and Magic of its Body, Mind, and Soul   www.bahrnoproducts.com/Bastille_Key.htm

 

Oral History

Skip Bacevich

 

Class Discount

Consumer Classmate Real Discount Deals ≥ the Best Offers to/from Others

Irish Pub Posters from Mike Healy:  Buy one 16x20 poster and receive a free 8x10 photo of your choice...
or buy an 8x10 photo and receive one free of your choice.  Deals not offered to the public. 
Contact Mike here to choose your free item.
See Mike's 2012 Ireland Mini-reunion video on Photos/Videos page
Register here for various Ireland Reunion events with classmate Mike Healey, while supporting your West-Point.org

 

    Bean Navy!!    West Point Lore
"On Brave Old Army Team" and other fight song music in Microsoft Internet Explorer.  Includes interesting West Point lore research findings.



Classy Threads


Gift Store   The Corps Has   Shop the Point   Go Army Sports   Love A Cadet   Museum Gift Shop   Cadet Stores   Vasily's



Ring Repair/Resizing/Recovery

www.balfour.com
balfourna@optionline.net
201 262-8800
www.west-point.org/wp/ring_recovery
 

 

Troop Leading Guide

'69 Troop Leading Guide    Troop Leading Procedures    Soldier's Blue Book


 

New Cadet Preparation-PDF

 

Spit Shine Shoes



West Point Museum

 

Graduate FAQs

Howitzers & Bugles Notes
Cadet Store Items
Plumes, Caps, & Uniforms
Wedding Sabers and Instructions
Transcripts
Giving to West Point
Parades at West Point and Parades



Veterans Information
  

 

Veterans Discounts


 

Remembrance

     In remembrance...Music (with Microsoft Internet Explorer) /Videos    
 

 

Screen Savers

 

Classmate Grad Tours

Ireland tours with Mike Healy

South African tours with Pete Grimm

 


Old Grad Websites/Music

1955 - Great links        eg. Academy Music  (may require Microsoft Internet Explorer) or from West-Point.org

Glee Club Videos:   Mansions of the Lord     Til the Last Shot's Fired

USMA Band's YouTubes:  "Thumper"        "West Point On the March"

 1963 (E-book)

AOG Class Websites  - Click on underlined class numbers -  West-Point.org Class Websites

Our 1919 Affiliation Class?

 


iSABRD (internet Service Academy Business Resource Directory)

 

 

1969, a very good year?  Ah, yes, I remember it well!

Pop History     Economy/Prices     Wiki Overview      Billboard Top Hits     Music Hits (YouTube) 
100 Greatest Songs    "Summer of '69" (69' - the best year of our lives?)
Nostalgia Machine   100 Hot Singles of 1969
  A tribute to the USMA Class of 1969:  "West Point -- The Hard and Harder Right"


 

Other Military/Academy Links

      www.westpoint.edu, www. usma.edu, www.west-point.org, www.westpointaog.org, www.aogusma.org, www.aafes.com, www.cadetstuff.org, www.usmilitaryabout.com, www.goarmysports.com, www.academyphoto.com, www.usaa.com, www.penfed.org.

As well as the Parent Club of Illinois' website, www.west-point.org/parent/wppc-illinois/joomla , and the many links it offers (eg, www.usma.edu, aka www.usma.army.mil), you are encouraged to visit www.west-point.org, the entry- way to a number of helpful services, to include Plebe-Net (join at www.west-point.org/parent/plebe-net) and Parent Forum (www.west-point.org/parent/parent-forum), and a sponsored site put together by cadets themselves:  www.westpointcadets.org.  For a link to USMA's "Undergraduate Journal of Social Sciences," click here www.soshjournal.org.  For quick questions and answers, check out www.west-point.org/parent/wpp-net/faq and www.west-point.org/parent/plebe-net/links.htm www.west-point.org/academy/malo-wa/inspirations/buglenotes.html and www.combat.ws/S4/MILTERMS/WP0SLANG.HTM have very nice collections of plebe knowledge. 

For www.usma.edu, the "Search/Reference" section is a very useful tool.  Go there and you will also find the Academy's master calendar (www.dean.usma.edu/sebpublic/mastercalendar) to discover march days and other events.  Under another section, "Agencies," click on "USCC Commandant's Corner" for contacts at the Directorate of Cadet Activities.  Please realize that many USCC (things pertaining to the Corps, and specifically training of the Corps) are not listed on the calendar.  Also, the reference to WPS is “West Point School,” the elementary school on post – NOT the Academy.  The following allows access to the Cadet Library:  http://www.library.usma.edu/index.cfm?TabID=6&LinkCategoryID=49   Also check out http://www.militarynewcomers.com/WESTPOINT/resources/yp_01.html for their Yellow Pages.  For a link to valuable Parent Club information, you can also check out www.usma.edu/publicaffairs/club.htm.  A digital collection from the Academy's Library is located at:  http://digital-library.usma.edu/collections/.  The local Association of Graduates (AOG) society can be found at www.aogusma.org/soc/chicago Parent resources, as recommended by the AOG, can be found at www.aogusma.org/wpf/parents-fund/resource.htm.  Also at:  http://www.west-point.org/parent/plebe-net/links.htm  Alumni support information can be found at www.westpointaog.org/NetCommunity/Page.aspx?pid=2705 .  Vietnam Wall roster of Academy graduates:  www.academybiznet.org/VietnamMemorial.html USMA class mottos & graduation history USMA Company names and mascots

Click here for Academy's founding document.  Please use the following site to obtain multiple reproductions of this document (especially for Founders Day place mats):  www.westpointgiftstore.com  Why was gray chosen for the cadet uniforms?  www.bahrnoproducts.com/PDF/GrayUniform1a.pdf , www.bahrnoproducts.com/PDF/GrayUniform2a.pdf , www.bahrnoproducts.com/PDF/GrayUniform3a.pdf , and www.bahrnoproducts.com/PDF/CadetGrayfor3Sep2009.pdf .  Academy fight songs:  www.bahrnoproducts.com/Bean%20Navy.htm

Academy Library:  http://www.usma.edu/library/SitePages/Home.aspx   Digital Collections:  http://digital-library.usma.edu/cdm/ 

Pritzker Military Library:  http://www.pritzkermilitarylibrary.org/home/default.aspx

West Point Engineer   West Point lore 

The following sites relate to Academy sports:  www.goarmysports.com, www.armysports.com, and www.armyrfc.com (rugby). 

The following sites include Academy-related gift items:  www.westpointgiftstore.com, www.shopthepoint.com, www.goarmysports.com, www.thecorpshas.com, www.loveacadet.com, www.dusagiftshop.org, www.usma.edu/uscc/dca/stores/stores.htm, www.vasily.com, and www.skyviewpictures.com/skyviewstore/products.php?catid=9&category=West%20Point .  When buying books and other items through Amazon.com, shop here and give one of the Academy's support organizations a credit at no cost to you:  http://gradstore.west-point.org/    However, once you start jumping around the gradstore site, the commission structure breaks. 
Aerial photos of West Point  
Flowers at West Point

The following site pays tribute to West Point's Hard and Harder Right:  http://www.west-point.org/users/usma1969/28260/

     For art, check this out.    Music with Internet Explorer.    

The following sites link to numerous other sites providing military information:  www.aogusma.org, www.moaa.org, www.military.com, www.army.mil, and www.army.mil/soldiers, and www.vfw.org.  Military items can be found at www.supertrooper.com, www.uscavstore.com, and www.aafes.com The Military Channel videos can be found at http://military.discover.com. Link to B2B service academy graduate networking service:  www.isabrd.com www.combat.ws/S4/MILTERMS/INDEX.HTM has a very nice glossary of military terms.  Casual web-searches on appropriate keywords will lead you to still more official and interesting sites, eg the one video (click here) where Clint Eastwood branches Signal Corps!!   : )    Catch all the episodes:  "West Point:  The Television Series Here's an overview of the first season
When ordering, don't forget, first click 
  to support west-point.org, then search using keywords "West Point Television Series"

 

Personal Web Page Development Help

 

Stay Connected

Moving?  Changing your email address?  To update your address, email address, or other contact information, please send a
message with your name, class year and information (designated "new" and old") to address@wpaog.org
Or,
go to www.westpointaog.org and log-in (if you're not logged in, be sure to have your log-in information handy).  If you haven't yet registered, select the "New User" link to begin the process.  Then hover your mouse pointer over "Old Grads," then move to and click on "Update Your Profile," where you can change your email address (and more).  Scroll down to the "EMAIL AND PHONES" section and update your email address.  You can elect to to make any or all information private.
Be sure to click the "Update" button at the end of the form when you are done.

Also notify your List/Forum (Hugh Donohue) and 4um (Bill Bahr) moderators
Don't get lost!! 

Please remember:  This website, the West-Point.org class website, can be reached at www.usma1969.org or by searching for "West Point 69" or "USMA 1969" or by
visiting the Official Class Website (AOG) and clicking on "External Site."  The Class Official Website can be reached at www.westpointaog.org/Page.aspx?pid=1860&chid=234
 

N.B.  Full access to the linked AOG website requires a log-in.  Registration can be obtained by clicking here.  Those graduates without
access to the AOG or needing log-in assistance should email redsash@wpaog.org

 

 

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