This December, my Army Black Knights fell to the Navy Midshipmen 31-7 in a classic football battle between the Army and Navy. It was the 120th meeting between the two U.S. military rivals, and despite the scoreboard at the end of the game, I had another great time watching these two teams battle it out on the gridiron.
I hosted my annual Army versus Navy viewing party at my home. I had about 15–20 of my classmates and their spouses, along with a few "squid friends," United States Naval Academy graduates, and a dozen or so other graduates from various West Point classes attend the party this year. Among these attendees were two graduates from my dad's 1952 class. They come every year and seem to really enjoy themselves. I also know that many of the graduates from my class and beyond appreciate the dedication and camaraderie of these two men. Everyone makes it a point to talk to ...CONTINUE READING