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Class of 1976


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Class of 1976 - Key Data

  • Appointed:1507 on Wednesday, July 05, 1972
  • Graduated:928 on Wednesday, June 02, 1976
  • Commissions:
  • USAF-908
  • US Army-2
  • US Navy-8
  • US Marine Corps-3
  • Foreign-5
  • Posthumous-1
  • Not commissioned-1
  • Graduation Speaker:
  • Nelson A. Rockefeller, Vice-President of the United States
  • Presented Commissions:
  • Nelson A. Rockefeller, Vice-President of the United States
  • Presented Diplomas:
  • Nelson A. Rockefeller, Vice-President of the United States
  • Cadet Wing Commanders:
  • John J. Catton, Jr. (Fall and Spring)
  • Scholarships:
  • All-Americans (sports):
  • Class Officers:
  • President: Enrique A. Saa; Scribe: Dan Beatty
Heraldry:

Class Motto: Spirit of 76

THE AMERICAN FLAG (Orignial)The original American Flag to remind us ofthe Bicentennial.

REVOLUTIONARY WAR FIGURES: The three Revolutionary War figures to remind us of the Bicentennial.

THE AIRCRAFT: In contrast to the Bicentennial history, the Thunderbirds appear in a starburst justbelow the Polaris and the lightning bolts in the Falcon's talons to symbolize the powerof today's civilization.

AOG NOTE: This is the first class since the Class of 1959 not to have a Latin (or Greek '64) motto. Latin mottos were reintroduced with the Class of 1983.