USNA Class of 1970 Distinguished Graduates
In Memoriam (Click for names of the 177 classmates that have gone before us.)
- The Class of 1970 mourns the loss of classmate William Kim Foster, 33rd Company, on 15 August 2018.
- The Class of 1970 mourns the loss of classmate Stephen Tredway Coleman, 22nd Company, on 27 June 2018.
- The Class of 1970 mourns the loss of classmate Roilo "Roy" Golez, 23rd Company, on 11 June 2018.
- The Class of 1970 mourns the loss of classmate Charles "Dee" Elliott, 18th Company, on 06 June 2018.
- The Class of 1970 mourns the loss of classmate Eugene Sladinski, 22nd Company, on 14 February 2018.
- The Class of 1970 mourns the loss of classmate Wilburn "Bob" Blount, 23rd Company, on 15 February 2018.
- The Class of 1970 mourns the loss of classmate Paul "Skip" Deltete, 27th Company, on 22 February 2018.
- The Class of 1970 mourns the loss of classmate John T Marino, 22nd Company, on 01 February 2018.
- The Class of 1970 mourns the loss of classmate William J Webb, 20th Company, on 27 January 2018.
New: Guidelines and Criteria for USNA '70 Honorary Membership
USNA Class of 1970 History by Gary Knight
USNA Class of 1970 Statistics: (From Class History and USNAAA Database)
- Started with USNA '70: 1339
- Rollbacks from USNA '69: 8
- Graduated with USNA '70: 838
- Attrition Rate: 37%
- First in Class: Steve Wayne Zavadil (16th Company)
- Anchorman: Preston Godfred Rusch (24th Company)
- Oldest to Graduate: Timothy Martel (25 years, 8 months)
- Youngest to Graduate: Raymond DiGiacomo (20 years, 11.7 months)
- Average age at Graduation: 21 years, 4 months
- Commissioned Navy Line: 711
- Commissioned USMC: 103
- Commissioned Supply Corps: 12
- Commissioned CEC: 5
- Commissioned USAF: 3
- Foreign Nationals: 4
- USNA '70 Admirals: 22
- USNA '70 Captains: 145
- USNA '70 Commanders: 148
- USNA '70 Generals: 3
- USNA '70 Colonels: 18
- USNA '70 Lt. Colonels: 15
USNA Interment/Inurnment (Click for Eligibility and Scheduling Information.)
Arlington Interment/Inurnment (Click for Eligibility and Scheduling Information.)
USNA Class of 1970 Active Duty Losses Honored in Memorial Hall (Click Name for Details)
- 1st LT Claude W. Conner, USMC
- 2nd LT Richard L. Thomas, USAFR
- 1st LT Henry N. Pilger, USMC
- LTJG Gabriel Hernandez, USNR
- 1st LT Lowell F. VanWagenen, USMC
- 1st LT David L. King, USMC
- 1st LT Paul V. Duncan, USMC
- LT Jeffrey D. Stanley, USN
- LT Leo S. Rolek, Jr., USN
- LT Charles P. Jackson, USN
- LT Timothy R. Cocozza, USN
- LT Charles D. Potter, USN
- LT Richard A. Creighton, USN
- LT Patrick W. O'Neil, USN
- LT Paul L. Merlott, Jr., USN
- LT Melvin H. Brown, USN
- LCDR Jack A. Fisher, USN
- LCDR Stuart R. Powrie, USN
- Maj James L. Smee, USMC
- CDR Steven A. Hazelrigg, USN
USNA Class of 1970 Class Officers
- Class President: Mike Novak
- Class Vice President: Lynn Widener
- Treasurer: Ed Moore
- Membership Secretary: Gino Marchetti
- Corresponding Secretary: Royal Connell
USNA Class of 1970 Board of Trustees
- Daniel Bowler, 30th Company
- Terry Dailey, 33rd Company
- Cutler Dawson, 2nd Company
- Howard "Pat" Dawson, 27th Company
- Jerry Farrell, 34th Company
- Terry Huff, 7th Company
- Guy Knieriem, 9th Company
- Gary Knight, 13th Company
- Michael "Nubi" Knudsen, 32nd Company
- Dave Martin, 13th Company
- Jim Perry, 6th Company
- Bob Sonnenberg, 11th Company
- Barry Steelman, 32nd Company
- Grant Thorpe, 5th Company
- Carl Wick, 13th Company
USNA '70 Company Reps (Click for Company Rep Contact Data)
Classmates not Assigned to a Company (Please review & email updates to Ed Moore)
USNA '70 Classmates by Company (PDF) (Please review & email updates to Ed Moore)
USNA Class of 1970 BY LAWS
In accordance with the Class of 1970 BY LAWS, Amendments to those BY LAWS (as annotated in Class of 70 BY LAWS) were approved by a majority of the Class Officers and two-thirds majority of the Class Board of Trustees.
US Naval Academy Android Application - provides Reef Points, USNA pictures, music, sports, and local maps.
This US Naval Academy application serves as a reference guide for midshipmen, alumni, incoming plebes, their family and the interested public. It offers USNA Reef Points, navy pictures, navy music, navy sports, the USNA football schedule and local USNA maps. Created by H. Peter Alesso '70,
Updated: September 17, 2018
Curator: Ed Moore