Welcome to the United States Naval Academy Class of 1949, family, and friends. Our class’s history began in the summer of 1945 when young men from all over the country arrived in Annapolis to undergo final testing required before being sworn in as midshipmen. Many  had already seen military service and some had even seen battle, both on land and at sea. There were twelve men who resigned commissions to enter USNA, including one who had completed a plebe year at West Point, and several who had been in college. Upon graduation, on 3 June 1949, 779 young officers went forth to serve our nation in the Navy, Marine Corps, and Air Force. As the years passed, the class was proud to have one of its members serve as Chief of Naval Operations. Equally important though, has been our service in post-military careers in the arts, aviation, banking and finance, construction, farming, education, government (federal and local), industry, law, medicine, religion, research/development, and other professions, mostly in leadership positions. After exploring our Web site, feel free to contact us for further information.

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ALL49s

HOTLINE
A Day of Reflection
Clyde Scott

MEMORIES
My Army Time

MEMBER INPUT
The Agony and the Ecstasy
The Flying Chicken
NASA Update

HISTORY
Class of 49 History
49 House

MEMORIAL
Alexander F. Bonocarti
C. Eugene Rakes
Halford E. Maninger
Louis Troughton
Gilbert N. Albrecq
Henry P. Forbes
Ruth Lide
Milton Gussow
Donald Bosley
Lee Ramsey
William Sawtelle
Ernest Sanders


GALLERY
Reunion Pictures
Name The Mids

EVENTS
Reunion REPORT

VIDEOS
Rare Film of 1932
Army Museum
WWII Atom Bomb
Send in the Clowns
Navy Rail Weapon