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Class of 1983


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Class of 1983 - Key Data

  • Appointed:1516 on Monday, June 25, 1979
  • Graduated:956 on Wednesday, June 01, 1983
  • Commissions:
  • USAF-948
  • US Navy-2
  • US Marine Corps-1
  • Foreign-4
  • Not commissioned-1
  • Graduation Speaker:
  • Senator Barry Goldwater
  • Presented Commissions:
  • Senator Barry Goldwater
  • Presented Diplomas:
  • Senator Barry Goldwater
  • Cadet Wing Commanders:
  • John W. Hesterman III (Fall) John D. Zazworsky, Jr (Spring)
  • Scholarships:
  • All-Americans (sports):
  • Class Officers:
  • President and Scribe: Raymond J. Blust
Heraldry:

Class Motto: Aeris Vincere (To Conquer The Air)

THE AMERICAN FLAGThe American Flag in the background forms thebase upon which all the other symbols of the creststand. It signifies our dedication to Country.

THE CADET CHAPELThe Cadet Chapel signifies our dedication to God.

"83"Centered on our crest, our class is the first to use the last two numerals in this manner.

1959 AND 1983This symbolizes our class as the first to be sponsored by a previous class.

THE AIRCRAFTThe two F-15s flying up and to the right stress our desire to serve our country as members of theworld's finest Air Force.

AOG NOTEThis class reintroduced the use of a class motto in Latin, having been absent since appearing onthe Class Ring of 1975.