Next Washington Area Luncheon
The next luncheon will be on Friday, May 8, 2015 at the Army Navy Country Club. In order to view the historical fly over commemorating the 70th anniversary of VE Day, the Social hour will be at 11:00 AM with lunch starting at 11:30 AM.
- Harry Belflower Paints A Winter Creek
November 11, 2014 - Harry has shared with us in the past his paintings of a clipper ship and flowers. This time he has given us his painting of a winter creek. Click here to enjoy this delightful painting..
- Washington Area Luncheon Report
September 16, 2014 - Dave Carruth submitted a report and photos for the September 2014 Luncheon. Dave did his usual superb reporting and photo taking. Click here for the report and photos. Other luncheon pictures and reports may be seen by clicking on "Class News: under "Site Map".
- Class of 1948 Operational Losses
August 16, 2014 - Dave Carruth has copied from a plaque in Memorial Hall. the names of our classmates who were lost through operations. He has added dates and cause of death where he had the information. If any Classmate knows the information where question marks are shown, please let Dave know. We commend Dave for performing this momentous task which gives us another opportunity to honor our classmates and comrades who have paid the ultimate price for our country. Click here to view the list.
- Test Drive A Saab With John Fry
August 7, 2014 - John has another thriller for us. This time it is at a Saab manufacturing/test facility in Finland. Click here for John's story. To see John's other stories click here.
- Paul Riley - Author of "Near Misses"
August 6, 2014 - Paul published Near Misses - A Naval Aviator's Story covering 100 years of naval aviation. Click here to see the book cover, brief description and availability.
- Tyler Dedman Continues With His Essays
July 24, 2014 – Last September we introduced Ty’s first essay, John Paul II. Today we are introducing his fifth essay, Calls Made And Not Returned, the story of a Rear Admiral making a call on his Army counterpart in which the Admiral arrived by a most unusual mode of transportation. Click here to read this essay. To view Ty’s other essays click here.
- John Fry With Wife Toni Contribute Two More Stories
June 3, 2014 - We have another fascinating story by John Fry which was from a real life experience in which his life was saved by an unexpected invitation to visit a king; however, his wife Toni was unaware of the invitation and lived several hours in sheer panic. Click here to read John’s story, Saved By A King and click here to read Toni’s companion story, The Wife’s Tale.
- Council of Class Presidents Meeting April 2014
May 28, 2014 - Dave Carruth reports on the April meeting of the Council in which some of the topics discussed included a large goat statue at Navy-Marine
Corps Memorial Stadium and the mentoring program. Click here to see Dave's report.
- John Fry Contributes the First of Many Interesting Stories
April 8, 2014 - John has begun sharing his fascinating stories which are from real life experiences. In order to gain an insight to John's interesting career which is unique, read his bio by clicking here. His first story is about Idi Amin - known as the "Butcher of Africa" - can be read by clicking here.
- Harry Belflower Paints Cutty Sark
February 18, 2014 - In the past Harry has delighted us with photos of his ship models. This time he has submitted his excellent painting of the clipper ship Cutty Sark. To view the painting and a history of Cutty Sark click here.
- Council of Class Presidents Meeting November 2013
December 1, 2013 - Dave Carruth reports on the November meeting of the Council in which some of the topics discussed included fund raising and installing hand rails in the aisles at Navy-Marine
Corps Memorial Stadium
. Click here to see Dave's report.
- Homecoming 2013
November 5,2013 - A homecoming dinner was held on October 25 at Ginger Cove retirement community in Annapolis. Thanks to the efforts of John Fry and his dedicated troops a great time was had by the 102 attendees. A report and pictures were submitted by Dave Carruth. Click here to see the report and the photos.
- Tyler Dedman Contributes Essays
September 21, 2013 - We have discovered that our Classmate, Tyler Dedman, is a gifted writer who has written several fascinating essays on events that he has experienced both service and civilian related. Dave and I asked Ty if he would share some of them and he has agreed to do so. We will periodically post them on this site and Dave will notify all Class emails that a new one is posted. Click here to learn Ty’s motivation for writing the essays. His first essay titled John Paul II shows his talent for writing including a sense of humor and can be viewed by clicking here.
- 65th Reunion Report and Photos
July 21, 2013 - A report and photos for the Class of 1948 65th reunion have been submitted by Dave Carruth. Dave, as usual did a superb job on the report and equally superb job on the photos. Click here to see them. To see a list of reunion attendees, click here.
- Council of Class Presidents Meeting April 2013
April 25, 2013 - Dave Carruth reports on the April meeting of the Council in which some of the topics discussed included fund raising and joining an athletic conference. Click here to see Dave's report.
- Council of Class Presidents Meeting November 2012
November 18, 2012 - Dave Carruth attended the November 7 COCP meeting in which proposed charter changes were discussed. Click here for Dave's comprehensive report on the meeting.
- Homecoming 2012
October 28, 2012 - A homecoming dinner was held on October 19, 2012 at Ginger Cove retirement community in Annapolis. A report and pictures were submitted by Dave Carruth. Click here to see the report the photos.
- Third Annual Cruise Pictures
March 13, 2012 - Rhona Gorder has submitted photos and a note describing the cruise which was titled Between Two Seas because it started in Long Beach and ended in Miami. Rhona reports that Crystal Cruises lived up to its reputation of exceptional customer service as a small group of classmates cruised on CRYSTAL SYMPHONY. Press here to the the photos and roster.
|The class of 1948 web site contains articles, reports and correspondence that were created by Classmates and others.
The opinions of the authors are their own and not necessarily those of the Class of 1948 nor the US Naval Academy Alumni Association.