Beloved Classmate Richard Roger Garay, 10 June 2017, RIP
Read and/or post Eulogies
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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
Classmate Email Addresses*
Classmate Grad Tours
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
Distinguished Grad Jodie Glore Distinguished Grad Bob Kimmitt Notable Distinguished Grad Mike Krzyzewski
Simon Center for Professional Military Ethic
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
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)
1st Character Program (Gold Book) (35 pages)
Please Pledge50th Reunion
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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
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
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.
Gift Store The Corps Has Shop the Point Go Army Sports Love A Cadet Museum Gift Shop Cadet Stores Vasily's
Troop Leading Guide
'69 Troop Leading Guide Troop Leading Procedures Soldier's Blue Book
New Cadet Preparation-PDF
Spit Shine Shoes
West Point Museum
Howitzers & Bugles Notes
Cadet Store Items
Plumes, Caps, & Uniforms
Wedding Sabers and Instructions
Giving to West Point
Parades at West Point and Parades
remembrance...Music (with Microsoft Internet Explorer) /Videos
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"
Websites - Click on underlined class
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!
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).
sites include Academy-related gift items:
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:
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.
sites link to numerous other sites providing military information:
www.vfw.org. Military items can be found
The Military Channel videos can be found at
to B2B service academy graduate networking service:
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,
the one video (click here) where Clint Eastwood branches
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
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 firstname.lastname@example.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 email@example.com.