Here it is, almost August, and fall can’t get here soon enough! So we’re planning our first big tailgate to get us in the mood! Be sure to stop by to see us at Herbert Hall when you are back at West Point for football games, reunions, or vacation. If you’ll be in town for the first home football game on September 10th, be sure to sign up for our Beat The Aztecs Tailgate!
SACC in Seattle
Take advantage of the next SACC Conference August 18-19 in Seattle, to meet with recruiters looking for prospects transitioning from military to public or private employment. You have the skills and experience they seek… make your connections at SACC.
Go Army Beat Huskies Tailgate
Saturday, September 3, 2011 • Northern Illinois University • 3:00 - 6:00 PM
The West Point Society of Chicago presents special guests, Superintendent LTG David Huntoon '73 and the Cadet Spirit Band and Rabble Rousers! T-shirts for the Army "Black-Out" Section will be given to the first 1000 to arrive at the tailgate. An awesome tailgate menu, unlimited non-alcoholic beverages, and cash bar are available, catered by Chicago’s own Goose Island Brewer. Advance registration suggested; prices increase at the door on the day of the tailgate.
Details & Register Here
50-Year Affiliation Program Update
’65-’15 – R-Day Reception. The Class of ’65 sponsored the R-Day reception for parents: there were fifteen ’65 Grads and spouses to meet over 1,000 family members and friends of the Class of 2015 being in-processed as New Cadets. ’64 – ’14 Cadet Field Training Awards Ceremony and Run Back from Buckner. The Class of ’64 presented the Class of 2014 with their new Class Flag which they carried as they ran back from Buckner.
’63 – ’13 Cow Affirmation Ceremony. ’63 Class President, MG (R) William Boice will address the Class of ’13 at their Affirmation Ceremony, where cadets affirm their commitment to the profession of arms and ’63 Class reps. will hand-out Affirmation. ’62 – ’12 Class Ring Weekend. Reps. from the Class of ’62 will attend the Class of 2012 Ring Weekend events, including COL (R) Dave McLaughlin, ’62, ring donor to the 2012 Ring Memorial Program.
Come Explore the World with Us!
For years, the WPAOG Alumni Travel Program has provided lots of quality opportunities to see the world with fellow West Pointers. In 2012, we’re adding some shorter trips in spots all across America to allow for even more fun! Enjoy this account of a recent trip to China, provided by our very own Maryellen Piccuito ’86, who served as the WPAOG host for the trip.
Be Thou At Peace
The West Point Association of Graduates would like to extend deepest sympathies to the Bower family of Fairmont, West Virginia. New Cadet Jacob D. Bower died July 21, 2011, while participating in field training in the vicinity of Camp Buckner.
July 2011 -2nd Edition
Class of 1967 West Point Alumni Leaders Conference
August 10-13, 2011
Sprint Football Reunion
August 25-27, 2011
Fall Class Reunions
'66, '71, '76 ,'81, '86, '91, '96, '01, '06
Homecoming Golf Tournament
September 29, 2011
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