Greeks in Foreign Cockpits – Alexander ‘Yogi’ Hnarakis

Alexander ‘Yogi’ Hnarakis Home / Pilots & Crews / Fighter Pilots / Alexander ‘Yogi’ Hnarakis   F-14 TOMCAT FIGHTER PILOT USN           Writing Alex ‘Yogi’ Hnarakis tribute was a kind of weird to me. I knew him well through the English language articles regarding Top Gun and FLIR Integration to the mighty Tomcat but didn’t have the …

USNA Alumni Association Mourns RADM Edgar Keats ’35, USN (Ret.), Oldest Living Alumni

The Alumni Association is sad to announce the passing on 2 March of Rear Admiral Edgar Keats ’35, USN (Ret.). President of the Class of 1935, Admiral Keats was also our oldest alumnus at 104.    Admiral Keats celebrated his 100th birthday at the Academy on 20 January 2015, a milestone marked with a feature in Shipmate. …

Questions and poem about possible cruise from Jack McCourt

I have a few questions, recommendations.   Do you think we will have to stand watch? Can the wives/girlfriends be ICOR? But, not at the same time, obviously! Will we be required to march during evening meal formation to the dining room, but in bathing suits (speedo’s not allowed)? First regiment will take starboard side, …

Class of ’78 Reunion, Website & Voting Update

Classmates, I have a few quick updates for you on the reunion, our class website and class officer voting. Reunion We have 426 classmates and several of our classmates’ widows registered for the reunion and over 800 folks coming to the Tailgate on Saturday. We will send you another email closer to the reunion with …

U.S. Indo-Pacific Command Holds Change of Command Ceremony

CAMP H.M. SMITH, Hawaii — Adm. Phil Davidson relieved Adm. Harry Harris as Commander, U.S. Indo-Pacific Command (USINDOPACOM), in a ceremony on Joint Base Pearl Harbor Hickam Wednesday, May 30. Secretary of Defense James N. Mattis presided over the ceremony. During his remarks Mattis praised Harris’ tenure and highlighted the importance for strong leadership in the …

40th Reunion Registration is now open!

Classmates, Sorry for the delay on launching the 40th Reunion website, but we are now live.  We request that you register for the Reunion by 15 July 2018 so that we can get an accurate headcount for the various events.  Please follow the instructions below to register:  Go to the USNA Alumni Association website at www.usna.com. Once there, click …