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  1. '61 - Second to None th 45 Friday, 29 Sep 2006 28 September - 1 October

  2. 45th Reunion “State of the Class” Bob Glass Friday, 29 Sep 2006

  3. Agenda • President’s Remarks • Class 5-Year Plan • Treasurer’s Report • Election of Class Officers • Special Recognition • Questions/Discussion

  4. President’s Remarks • The Class of 1961 Today • 490 Living Classmates – 443 Graduates and 47 Non-Graduates with addresses • 5 Missing Graduates – Bob Potts (A-1), Jimmy Connors (M-1), Bill Weis (E-2), Doug Wold (L-2), and Sam Vedder (M-2) • 52 Widows of Classmates with addresses • 99 Classmates – 86 Graduates and 13 Non-Graduates – have joined the “Long Gray Line”

  5. President’s Remarks(Continued) • 45th Reunion • 253 Classmates and Widows • 254 Spouses and Guests • From 40 States and Vietnam • Past Five Years • Other

  6. Special Tribute • Harold M. Hannon • Soldier • Scholar • Classmate • Friend

  7. Ron Hannon

  8. Ron Hannon

  9. Class 5-Year Plan • Distinguished Graduate Award • AOG Board of Directors and Council of Advisors • Army Sports Hall of Fame • 50th Reunion • Class Gifts • Reconciliation Plaza • 50th Reunion • Mini-Reunions • Communications • Memorial Article Program • 50-Year Affiliation Program

  10. Distinguished Graduates Howard Graves - 2001 George Joulwan - 2002 Jim Nicholson - 2005 Future

  11. AOG Board of Directorsand Council of Advisors Dick Behrenhausen – Director – Term expires 31 Dec 06 Pete Boylan – Advisor-at-Large – Term expires 31 Dec 06 JB Taylor – Society Advisor – Term expires 31 Dec 08 Jay McCann – Advisor Emeritus Class Advisor – 1 Jan 09 - 31 Dec 11

  12. Army Sports Hall of Fame • Purpose: Honor athletes, coaches, teams, administrators, and others who have brought distinction to Army athletics. • Eligibility: Former athletes, athletic teams, coaches, administrators, support staff or any other individuals who have made outstanding contributions to athletics at West Point. • Nominations: Submissions between August 1 and February 1 of each calendar year.

  13. 50th Reunion • Alumni Week Reunion – May 2011 • Chair and Committee in DC Area

  14. Class Gifts • Reconciliation Plaza • Dedicated at 40th Reunion • Great site – Entrance to Cadet Area • Maintenance Challenge • 50th Reunion Class Gift • Select Chairman and Members of Gift Committee • Determine Gift – Target funds toward one of the Superintendent’s needs at that time • Start Campaign

  15. Mini-Reunions • Plan 3 mini-reunions between five-year reunions • 2008 – River cruise in Central Europe (Danube River) • 200? – “Deep Water” cruise (Panama Canal, Caribbean??) – need a volunteer to chair the cruise committee • 200? – Select a site around the country (Pacific NW, Southern California, Florida, New England, Rockies) – need volunteer(s) to host

  16. Communications • Assembly • Class Web Site – www.aogusma.org/Class/1961/ • E-Mail messages – distro61@aogusma.org • 400 Classmates and widows with E-mail address registered with the AOG • 47 Classmates and widows with E-mail address not registered with AOG • Letters from Class Committee • Other AOG List Servers • First Call – newsletter designed to supplement ASSEMBLY • Gray Matter – articles of local and historical interest • Herbert on Sports – summary of USMA sports highlights

  17. Memorial Article Program • 99 deceased classmates • 35 memorial articles published in Assembly/TAPS – 9 since our 40th Reunion • Gabe Gabriel (2001-2006) – Bruce Holmberg (2006-2011) • Letters to Cadet Company Commanders seeking support • Publish 64 missing memorial articles prior to the 50th Reunion • Vital Statistics Sheet – Your Cullum File

  18. 50-Year Affiliation Program1961 - 2011 • R-Day Open House – June 2007 • New Cadet March Back – August 2007 • Acceptance Day Parade – August 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010 • Yearling Flag Ceremony – July 2008 • Cow Affirmation Ceremony – August 2009 • Class Ring Memorial Program – March 2010 • Class Ring Weekend – August 2010 • First Class – First Brass – November 2010 • First Class/AOG Dinner – February/March 2011 • Graduation Packet – May 2011 • 2LT Bars – May 2011 • CURRENT ESTIMATED COST – $43,000

  19. Treasurer’s Report Gift Fund – $174,897.41 Administrative Fund – $25,397.20 Class Dues – None at this time

  20. Special Recognition • 45th Reunion Committee • Chairman • Mick Maus • Committee Members • Lee Anderson Ed Brown Dick Buckner • Tony Ferraiuolo Bud Fritz Gabe Gabriel • Marty Ganderson John Grisoni Hamp Hodges • Bill Mackie Phil Mallory John Neiger • Bob Protzman Bruce Seidel Bruce Shroyer • Phil Smith Al Vanderbush Sam Weiss • Bill Williamson

  21. Election of Class Officers Pete Gleichenhaus

  22. Questions/Discussion

  23. 45th ReunionState Distribution Virginia 43 South Carolina 6 Alaska 1 Florida 24 Tennessee 6 Connecticut 1 Texas 19 Washington 6 Hawaii 1 California 18 New Mexico 5 Idaho 1 Maryland 11 Alabama 4 Iowa 1 Georgia 11 Michigan 3 Kansas 1 Massachusetts 10 Nevada 3 Louisiana 1 Pennsylvania 10 Arkansas 2 New Hampshire 1 North Carolina 9 Delaware 2 Oklahoma 1 New Jersey 9 Indiana 2 Rhode Island 1 New York 9 Kentucky 2 Utah 1 Ohio 8 Minnesota 2 West Virginia 1 Arizona 7 Montana 2 Colorado 7 Oregon 2