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USNA 22nd Company

From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall


The company is the most important unit in the Brigade of Midshipmen. Companies eat, sleep, study, drill, and compete together. Comprised of roughly 30-35 midshipmen from each of all four classes, they are led by 1/c Midshipmen. There are currently 30 companies in the Brigade, though this number has ranged from 8 in the late 1920s to 36 from the late 1940s to the late 1990s.

Some classes are in the same company for all four years; there is also "shotgunning" (all midshipmen in a class, usually following plebe year, are moved randomly to a different company) and "rifling" (again usually following plebe year, an entire group would move from one company to another). Even though many alumni were a part of more than one company during their four years at the Naval Academy, the list below is reflective of the company from which they graduated.


1947 Merner LB.jpg
Marcus Merner
Class of 1947

Lieutenant (j.g.), US Navy

Palo Alto, California

January 28, 1951 (25 years old)

Distinguished Flying Cross, KIA, Korea, Fighter Squadron (VF) 192, Fixed Wing, USNA 22nd Company


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Thomas Tiernan
Class of 1947

Lieutenant, US Navy

Newport, Rhode Island

November 20, 1952 (28 years old)

Operational loss, Patrol Squadron (VP) 7, Fixed Wing, USNA 22nd Company


1948 Mitchell LB.jpg
Robert Mitchell, Jr.
Class of 1948

Ensign, US Navy

Bolivar, Tennessee

May 24, 1950 (25 years old)

Operational loss, Fixed Wing, USNA 22nd Company


1948 Thompson LB.jpg
Albert Thompson
Class of 1948

Commander, US Navy

Manchester, New Hampshire

July 15, 1964 (38 years old)

Operational loss, Fighter Squadron (VF) 102, Fixed Wing, USNA 22nd Company



1949 Blodgett LB.jpg
Frederick Blodgett
Class of 1949

Lieutenant (j.g.), US Navy

St. Paul, Minnesota

February 18, 1952 (25 years old)

Operational loss, Fixed Wing, USNA 22nd Company


1950 Armstrong LB.jpg
Neil Armstrong, III
Class of 1950

Ensign, US Navy

Chalmette, Louisiana

February 18, 1952 (24 years old)

Operational loss, Fixed Wing, USNA 22nd Company




1950 Hart LB.jpg
Silas Hart, Jr.
Class of 1950

Lieutenant (j.g.), US Navy

Elizabethtown, Kentucky

January 2, 1953 (25 years old)

Operational loss, Composite Squadron (VC) 4, Fixed Wing, USNA 22nd Company


1950 Harvey LB.jpg
John Harvey
Class of 1950

Lieutenant Commander, US Navy

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

April 10, 1963 (35 years old)

Operational loss, USS Thresher (SSN 593), Submarine, USNA 22nd Company


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Norris Tollefson
Class of 1951

Lieutenant Commander, US Navy

Huron, South Dakota

May 26, 1963 (36 years old)

Operational loss, Air Anti-Submarine Squadron (VS) 21, Fixed Wing, USNA 22nd Company


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James Laramore
Class of 1951

2nd Lieutenant, US Marine Corps

Texarkana, Texas

October 25, 1952 (26 years old)

KIA, Korea, 1st Battalion, 5th Marines, US Marine Corps, Ground, USNA 22nd Company






1954 Williams LB.jpg
Joseph Williams
Class of 1954

Lieutenant (j.g.), US Navy

Zolfo Springs, Florida

October 29, 1957 (26 years old)

Operational loss, Fighter Squadron (VF) 43, Fixed Wing, USNA 22nd Company


1954 Shaw LB.jpg
Walter Shaw, Jr.
Class of 1954

Lieutenant, US Navy

Penn Wynne, Pennsylvania

August 24, 1959 (27 years old)

Operational loss, Fighter Squadron (VF) 11, Fixed Wing, USNA 22nd Company


1955 Stewart LB.jpg
Charles Stewart
Class of 1955

Lieutenant (j.g.), US Navy

San Fernando, California

March 5, 1957 (26 years old)

Operational loss, Fixed Wing, USNA 22nd Company


1955 Hansen LB.jpg
Lawrence Hansen, Jr.
Class of 1955

Lieutenant, US Navy

Long Beach, California

October 1, 1959 (28 years old)

Operational loss, Fighter Squadron (VF) 112, Fixed Wing, USNA 22nd Company


1956 Bruner 1.jpg
Roy Bruner, Jr.
Class of 1956

Lieutenant (j.g.), US Navy

Silver Spring, Maryland

December 9, 1957 (26 years old)

Operational loss, Patrol Squadron (VP) 48, Fixed Wing, USNA 22nd Company, Non-graduate


1956 Wood LB.jpg
James Wood
Class of 1956

1st Lieutenant, US Air Force

Fort Worth, Texas

January 14, 1958 (22 years old)

Operational loss, 3608th Combat Crew Training Squadron, Fixed Wing, USNA 22nd Company




1958 Wood LB.jpg
James Wood
Class of 1958

Lieutenant (j.g.), US Navy

Eureka Springs, Arkansas

September 12, 1960 (26 years old)

Operational loss, Fixed Wing, USNA 22nd Company


1958 Fennell LB.jpg
George Fennell, Jr.
Class of 1958

Ensign, US Navy

Brooklyn, New York

September 21, 1958 (21 years old)

Operational loss, Fixed Wing, USNA 22nd Company


1959 Gosen LB.jpg
Lawrence Gosen
Class of 1959

Lieutenant Commander, US Navy

Mountain Lake, Minnesota

July 23, 1968 (30 years old)

Operational loss, MIA, Vietnam, Attack Squadron (VA) 23, Fixed Wing, USNA 22nd Company



1960 Avore LB.jpg
Malcolm Avore
Class of 1960

Lieutenant, US Navy

Hallowell, Maine

November 25, 1965 (27 years old)

Operational loss, MIA, Vietnam, Attack Squadron (VA) 163, Fixed Wing, USNA 22nd Company



1963 Templin LB.jpg
Erwin Templin, Jr.
Class of 1963

Lieutenant Commander, US Navy

Houston, Texas

January 22, 1966 (25 years old)

KIA, MIA, Vietnam, Air Anti-Submarine Squadron (VS) 35, Fixed Wing, USNA 22nd Company


1964 Hooper LB.jpg
Barry Hooper
Class of 1964

Lieutenant, US Navy

Redondo Beach, California

March 5, 1968 (26 years old)

KIA, Vietnam, River Division 55, Riverine, USNA 22nd Company


1964 Holden LB.jpg
Thomas Holden
Class of 1964

1st Lieutenant, US Marine Corps

Hasbrouck Heights, New Jersey

October 22, 1966 (25 years old)

Silver Star, KIA, Vietnam, 2nd Battalion, 3rd Marines, US Marine Corps, Ground, USNA 22nd Company


1965 Jones LB.jpg
Albert Jones
Class of 1965

Lieutenant, US Navy

Annapolis, Maryland

June 17, 1969 (28 years old)

Operational loss, Attack Squadron (VA) 147, Fixed Wing, USNA 22nd Company


1965 Miles LB.jpg
Clarence Miles
Class of 1965

Lieutenant, US Navy

San Francisco, California

September 18, 1968 (25 years old)

Operational loss, Attack Squadron (VA) 195, Fixed Wing, HOFH21, HOFH23, USNA 22nd Company


1966 Richardson LB.jpg
Beverly Richardson, Jr.
Class of 1966

Lieutenant (j.g.), US Navy

Odenton, Maryland

January 14, 1968 (24 years old)

Operational loss, Training Squadron (VT) 22, Fixed Wing, USNA 22nd Company


1967 Wright LB.jpg
Henry Wright
Class of 1967

2nd Lieutenant, US Marine Corps

Oakland, California

February 6, 1968 (21 years old)

Bronze Star, KIA, Vietnam, 1st Battalion, 7th Marines, US Marine Corps, Ground, USNA 22nd Company


1968 Buzzell LB.jpg
Richard Buzzell
Class of 1968

Lieutenant (j.g.), US Navy

Arlington, Massachusetts

December 19, 1970 (28 years old)

KIA, Vietnam, Helicopter Attack Squadron (Light) (HA(L)) 3, Helicopter, USNA 22nd Company


1968 Esposito LB.jpg
John Esposito
Class of 1968

Lieutenant, US Navy

Orange, Connecticut

June 25, 1974 (27 years old)

Operational loss, NWC China Lake, Fixed Wing, USNA 22nd Company


1969 Kraft LB.jpg
Nile Kraft
Class of 1969

Lieutenant, US Navy

Gilman, Illinois

February 22, 1977 (29 years old)

Distinguished Flying Cross, Operational loss, Blue Angels, Fixed Wing, USNA 22nd Company


1970 O'Neil LB.jpg
Patrick O'Neil
Class of 1970

Lieutenant, US Navy

Alexandria, Virginia

June 13, 1978 (30 years old)

Operational loss, Naval Test Pilot School, Fixed Wing, USNA 22nd Company



1972 Norris LB.jpg
Sheldon Norris
Class of 1972

2nd Lieutenant, US Marine Corps

North Massapequa, New York

March 27, 1974 (24 years old)

Operational loss, Training Squadron (VT) 24, Fixed Wing, USNA 22nd Company



1979 Arthur LB.jpg
Carey Arthur
Class of 1979

Lieutenant (j.g.), US Navy

Wayne, New Jersey

November 17, 1981 (24 years old)

Operational loss, Air Anti-Submarine Squadron (VS) 24, Fixed Wing, USNA 22nd Company



1992 Bergstrom LB.jpg
David Bergstrom
Class of 1992

Lieutenant, US Navy

Annandale, Virginia

June 18, 2000 (31 years old)

Operational loss, Fighter Squadron (VF) 101, Fixed Wing, USNA 22nd Company



1996 Hoke LB.jpg
Brian Hoke
Class of 1996

Civilian

Aberdeen, South Dakota

October 21, 2016 (42 years old)

KIA, Afghanistan, CIA, Civilian, Global War on Terrorism, SEAL, Ground, USNA 22nd Company

★ He is not currently listed with his classmates in Memorial Hall.

1996 Hoke LB.jpg Brian Hoke
Class of 1996
Civilian
KIA, Afghanistan, CIA, Civilian, Global War on Terrorism, SEAL, Ground, USNA 22nd Company

★ He is not currently listed with his classmates in Memorial Hall.


Pages in category "USNA 22nd Company"

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