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Class of 1966


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Class of 1966 - Key Data

  • Appointed:777 on Monday, June 25, 1962
  • Graduated:470 on Wednesday, June 8, 1966
  • Commissions:
  • USAF-463
  • US Army-1
  • Posthumous-1
  • Foreign-3
  • Not commissioned-2
  • Graduation Speaker:
  • Harold Brown, Secretary of the Air Force
  • Presented Commissions:
  • Harold Brown, Secretary of the Air Force
  • Presented Diplomas:
  • Harold Brown, Secretary of the Air Force
  • Cadet Wing Commanders:
  • John H. Caspar (Fall); Jerrold P. Allen (Spring)
  • Scholarships:
  • Guggenheim: Borowski, Richard A., Koliner, Charles M.(also NSF); Fulbright: Bradley, Paul F., Grabe, Ronald J., Ollila, John L.; Olmsted: Elliot, Dale S., Hamm, William James, Hudspeth, William E., Swanson, John G., Van Valin, Gary A.; East-West: Reston, Russell T.; NSF: Barnard, Milton C., III, Jayne, Edward R., II, Redman, Charles E., Rottiers, Robert B., Urner, Ronald M.
  • All-Americans (sports):
  • James Murphy (Cross Country); Terry Higgins (Gymnastics); James Murphy (Outdoor Track); Mason Botts (Pistol); William Hudspeth (Pistol); Michael Kennedy (Pistol); Daniel Mclean (Swimming, 2 time)
  • Class Officers:
  • President- James M. Murphy; Scribe: Ryan Denny
Heraldry:

Class Motto: "Ad Astra Per Aspera", meaning "To The Stars Through Difficulty"