November 2003 Newsletter
Parents' Club of Greater
In this issue:
Army-Navy Game information –
Army-Navy Game information –
43rd Annual All Academies Ball
February 22 meeting at Scott Air Force Base
April 18 meeting location
2004-2005 Club Nominations
We did not get our 501c3 status and where to write your congressman
Terrorist Links from the
Donation to www.west-point.org
Plebe Parent weekend notes
2004 Branch night, 2004 Class Pistol, & 2004 Afghan
Army-Navy Game at
This year’s game is at the new Lincoln Financial Center Field. Game time is late starting at .
Cadets (without honors/other violations) will be able to get a spirit pass to leave for the weekend.
Members suggested the following
· Bring a sleeping bag, if you want to stay totally warm – from head to toe (and the back of your legs).
· Once you get into the stadium, you will not be allowed back out.
· Security will be high, so watch what you bring in.
West-Point.org suggests the following:
· Bags larger than 12"x12"x12", umbrellas and coolers are not permitted.
· Stadium policy will allow video cameras and regular cameras.
1. All stadium parking lots to open
2. Stadium gates open
3. Navy March on
4. Army March on
5. Game time
· A map of the stadium and parking lot with directions is located at http://www.lincolnfinancialfield.com/stadiuminfo/maps.jsp
· You are invited for post game fun at Penn's Landing for a concert and fireworks! (Not Dale & Rhonda Penn)
Army-Navy Game at Syberg’s Westport
Highway 270 and
RSVP 636-519-7747 or email@example.com
Point Society of
C/O Craig Borchelt
43rd Annual All Academies Ball 2003
Cost $38.50 per person (Cadets of paid WPPC members are free)
Parking $5.00 (and has been reduced for this event)
Rooms $89.00 (also reduced)
For reservations, please call or write to
Call Sarah Collins, 314-993-8755; Susan Mueller, 314-863-4495; or Pam Sanfilippo, 314-385-2714.
February 22 Meeting
next meeting will be at Scott Air Force Base in
You may pay at the meeting.
are due by
(You will need to have reservations so your name can be placed on the security list)
(Also, all passengers must bring a photo ID)
Entrance cards will be mailed after you a reservation.
Class of 2005 will be responsible for door prizes.
We will elect new officers for 2004-2005, see the nominations below.
April 18 Meeting
April meeting will be at
Collins reported that as of
2004-2005 Club Officers Nominations
Co-Presidents Gay Eskew and John Liesen
Vice-President Mike & Sarah Collins
Secretary Pam Sanfilippo
Treasurer Bob & Kathy Hotz
Jerry F Costello
No phone number on site
Timothy V Johnson
W. Todd Akin
Web Site was down
Jo Ann Emerson
(573) 364-1053 fax
Richard A. Gephardt
Kenny C. Hulshof
33 East Broadway,
phone: (573) 449-5111
fax: (573) 449-5312
the investigation of 501C3,
Donation to the West-Point.org web site
website is currently hosted by www.west-point.org, thousands of dollars are
required to keep this site operational. A motion carried to donate $100. The
website also host plebe.net and grad.net for West Point and
Plebe Parent weekend
Several parents made the following comments about their experience at Plebe Parent Weekend:
· It was great to meet our Cadet’s host family,
· Enjoyed spending a lot of time with our cadet,
· Was glad that our cadet could kick of their shoes and relax in the hotel room,
· The ball was great,
· The company clothing style show was something they did not expect,
· The superintendent’s tour was great,
· Some were able to visit with General Brooks (Commandant).
Other places to visit while at West Point
members commented on how many places there are to visit around
The Storm King
Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum:
2004 Class Branch Night
November is the month when the Firsties (seniors) are
notified of their chosen branch of service (Infantry, Armor, FA,
Amos Bock, Will Eberle, David Howald, Robert McCullough, Chris Duncan, Sarah Penn, Jeffrey Weaver
2004 Class Pistol
For the last several years, each class has a class pistol developed for it. Colt has developed a special design for the cadets with the class crest. The price is reduced to the cadets from $2,350 to $790.
2004 class pistol a Colt, XSE model, with custom artwork and serial numbers. It
has stainless steel slides on blued frames. The artwork is done by Baron Technologies,
and the grips are tulipwood by Hogue.
The total cost is $790, the deadline for ordering and the first down
payment of $400 is NLT
2004 Class Afghan
cost is $40.00 each, which includes shipping within the
are on order now and will begin shipping mid to late November. For
Deadline for all orders is 1 March 2004.
Jay Broemmel ’95 Jay is the son of Bo & Judy Broemmel.
is very proud to be in
Mike Collins ’06 Mike is the son of Michael & Sarah Collins.
Mike has been awarded the Superintendent medal, this medal is for getting a 3.0 or greater in three areas – physical, academic and military.
Robert Hotz ’07 Robert is the son of Bob & Kathy Hotz.
Robert has joined the Scuba club and has passed the certification requirements.