Class of 1967

Class of 1967

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Class of 1967 - Key Data

  • Appointed:866 on Monday, June 24, 1963
  • Graduated:524 on Wednesday, June 7, 1967
  • Commissions:
  • USAF-516
  • Posthumous-2
  • Foreign-1
  • Not commissioned-5
  • Graduation Speaker:
  • Norman S. Paul, Undersecretary of the Air Force
  • Presented Commissions:
  • Norman S. Paul, Undersecretary of the Air Force
  • Presented Diplomas:
  • Norman S. Paul, Undersecretary of the Air Force
  • Cadet Wing Commanders:
  • Thomas D. Boettcher (Fall) Richard J. Cathcart (Spring)
  • Scholarships:
  • Rhodes: Twomey, Daniel I.; Rice: Visinsky, Walter L., Jr., Houser, Conrad B., Fee, Jerry W.; Fulbright: Caudle, Joseph E., Coleman, James E., Hill, Roger H.; Guggenheim: Laetz, Curtis J.; East-West: Palmer, Ralph B., Patterson, William E.; Olmsted: Bailey, Gregory P., Morishige, Ronald I.; Hertz: Wirth, Michael C.; Daedalion: Chuba, Francis C., Reid, Jarve G.; NSF: Dougherty, Llewellyn S., Jr., Franck, Raymond E., Jr., Hickman, Donald E., Hogarty, James P., Wiedenmann, Gary N.; JFK: Kruzel, Joseph J., Jr.
  • All-Americans (sports):
  • Dale Stovall (Indoor Track); Lynn Damron (Pistol, 2 time); Ronald Morishige (Pistol, 2 time); Stephen Seigler (Swimming, 2 time)
  • Class Officers:
  • President- Charles H. Heffron; Scribe- Larry Wilson

Class Motto: "Ad Vita Ipsa Justavit", meaning "To A Life Which Justifies Itself"

Contributions of Graduates:

Dale Stovall receives Jabara Award for Airmanship (1973).

Roger Carleton receives Jabara Award for Airmanship (1977).

Robert Thomas named President and CEO Nissan Motors USA (1993).

Loren Shriver inducted into United States Astronaut Hall of Fame (2008).

Ted Legasey named USAFA Distinguished Graduate and receives USAFA Distinguished Service Award (2012).

Bill Boisture presented the National Aeronautic Association Wesley L. Mcdonald Distinguished Statesman of Aviation Award (2015).

Jim Icenhour elected Chairman of the Virginia Board of Veterans Services (2016).

Bill Boisture appointed Chairman of Global Jet Capital (2017).

Barry La Gorgia honored for his humanitarian work by the University of San Diego.  In 1989, Barry launched International Relief Teams, a non-profit which provides assistance to victims of disaster, poverty and neglect. (2017).

Scott Jackson is inducted into the California Homebuilding Foundation Hall of Fame (2018).

Loren Shriver named Commander of American Legion Post 119, Estes Park, Colorado (2019).