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Stephen Erickson '65

Date of birth: September 18, 1943

Date of death: June 22, 1971

Age: 27

Lucky Bag

From the 1965 Lucky Bag:

1965 Erickson LB.jpg

STEPHEN JOHN ERICKSON

Longview, Washington

Hailing from the state of Washington, Steve comes here after graduation from R. A. Long High School in Longview. With a fine record in both academics and athletics in high school, he had little trouble adapting himself to the rigors of life at the Academy. Steve's athletic talent was varied as he was always looking for a new sport to master. He has been a member of the plebe squash team and various intramural teams ranging from gymnastics to Brigade Boxing. Other interests which captured his interest at the Academy were the Antiphonal Choir and NAFAC. Not having had much trouble with academics, Steve has enjoyed a good class standing, and has taken advantage of the overload program in the field of computers. Steve's amiable personality and his enthusiasm for life are valuable assets which promise him an interesting and successful career in the armed forces.


He was also a member of the 21st Company staff (fall).

1965 Erickson LB.jpg

STEPHEN JOHN ERICKSON

Longview, Washington

Hailing from the state of Washington, Steve comes here after graduation from R. A. Long High School in Longview. With a fine record in both academics and athletics in high school, he had little trouble adapting himself to the rigors of life at the Academy. Steve's athletic talent was varied as he was always looking for a new sport to master. He has been a member of the plebe squash team and various intramural teams ranging from gymnastics to Brigade Boxing. Other interests which captured his interest at the Academy were the Antiphonal Choir and NAFAC. Not having had much trouble with academics, Steve has enjoyed a good class standing, and has taken advantage of the overload program in the field of computers. Steve's amiable personality and his enthusiasm for life are valuable assets which promise him an interesting and successful career in the armed forces.


He was also a member of the 21st Company staff (fall).

Loss

Steve was lost when his F-8K crashed at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, Maryland on June 22, 1971. (Some information from class of 1965 president's email on November 4, 2017.)

Steve has a memory marker at Arlington National Cemetery.


Class of 1965

Stephen is one of 23 members of the Class of 1965 on Virtual Memorial Hall.

The "category" links below lead to lists of related Honorees; use them to explore further the service and sacrifice of alumni in Memorial Hall.