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Minor format refresh, consolidation of Class Business and News sections into Class News
March Checkpoints Column, Checkpoints archives for 1989-1999, completing the archiving of ALL Checkpoints columns from 1975-2013, updated format and expanded content in the Nostalgia and Class Business sections, the Exemplar Dinner from the 40-Year Class Legacy Project, eight new photo galleries covering the Second and Third Class years, and a gallery of old USAFA postcards
Streamlined Checkpoints column format to better accommodate more photos, commencing with the 2012 column
December Checkpoints Column, Checkpoints archives for 1987, 1988 and 2000-2004, new photo galleries, new content in Memories of... and History, new Facebook Page, general ongoing content update
Checkpoints archives for 1986 and 2005-2009, general ongoing content and format update
September Checkpoints Column, Checkpoints archives for 1985
Refreshed 'look' of all icon directory pages, transition of all completed galleries to new format with many new photos and content, improved navigation features throughout
Completion of new and expanded gallery format for fourth class photo gallery, Checkpoints archives for 1984
June 2012 Checkpoints column, Checkpoints archives for 1983
General site tune-up, minor design and layout changes, additional navigation bars, additional and enlarged photos in recent Checkpoints columns, miscellaneous additional content, additional history timeline content, new photo gallery, initial transition to a new photo gallery format, Checkpoints archives for 1980-1982
Redesigned Home Page, Checkpoints Extra
Checkpoints archives for 1978 & 1979
A site-linked Twitter account. Read about it HERE. Checkpoints archives for 1976-1977, additional Falconews articles, including some for the Prep Schoolers, reorganized Nostalgia directory page, with a separate directory for the Dodo and Talon magazines, several new issues of Dodo and the first Talon, links (below) to neighboring class web sites
March 2012 Checkpoints column
Graduation photo gallery
December 2011 Checkpoints column
Graduation parade video
Falconews articles from the Graduation edition
Checkpoints archives, commencing with 1975
Alan Krukowski on Medal of Honor Recipient William Crawford
|Days Until Graduation|
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|Days Since Graduation|
|Class of 1975|
Howdy Best Alive! By the time this hits your mailboxes, Larry Fariss should be a member of the AOG Board, the Dark Ages and its associated parties will be a memory, and we’ll be one retirement closer to the Last Man Standing. So onward with your submissions from the past quarter.
Bill Estelle continues his hard work on 75bestalive.org, recently adding a link to a class Facebook page he established. The key to success is to get as many people as possible to "Like" the page, so here’s a plug: Send the link to your parents, siblings, progeny, friends, enemies, frenemies, neighbors, former neighbors, fathers, brothers, nephews, cousins, former roommates, and request that they visit and register as Liking the page. Last time I checked, there were 40 Likes showing – I know we can do better!
Read the Full Column HERE