West Point Class of 1987

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May 6, 2016
Mike Lyman

USMA 87 at the Athena Conference

West Point recently celebrated 40 years of women at the academy with the Athena Conference April 28 – 30, 2016. Of course 87 was there in force.

I know there are more pictures out there. Send them to me and I can share them here.

(Update, this photo gallery is now a static page and I’ll update that instead of this blog post.)


May 4, 2016
Mike Lyman

Tentative Reunion Schedule

Our reunion is the weekend of the Army v Duke Football game 28 Sept-1 Oct 2017.  It is the same weekend as the Army Sports Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony.

The tentative schedule is
Thurs – Golf Tournament and Cocktail Reception
Friday – Memorial Service, Class Meeting and Class Dinner
Sat – Parade, Football Game and Blowout Tailgate

April 12, 2016
Mike Lyman

Stephanie Cook Has A New Lease On Life And A Good Thoroughbred

Good article on Stephanie, her riding accident and coming back to win the season at The Chronicle of the Horse

Stephanie Cook’s goal for the year with Texas Checkmate was to top the Take2 Thoroughbred League’s jumper standings, but a rotational fall from another horse in May resulted in a broken pelvis, a broken C-5 vertebrae and 12 broken ribs and seemingly ended that campaign.

But with the help of good friends and a lot of determination, Cook endured 12 weeks of rehab, “Checkers” continued earning points, and she was back in the saddle in time to finish out the season and win the 2015 year-end standings.

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March 23, 2016
Mike Lyman

Internship Reach Out

Reaching out to any classmates who might know of any possible internships available for a History / Poly Science major (my son Nick). He is actively reaching out to as many possible venues — I am simply trying to broaden the search. Any help would be greatly appreciated. He has done a couple of internships with the Buckeye Institute in Columbus, Ohio and another with ISI (Intercollegiate Studies Institute).

Lou Bartulovic

March 17, 2016
Mike Lyman

Dave McCormick: West Point and Exceptionalism

Dave McCormick spoke at the West Point Society of New York for Founders Day and that talk has been adapted into an article at War on the Rock.

“We must support American exceptionalism in every way we can. One of the most important reservoirs and guardians of American exceptionalism is found in the institution, cadets, and alumni of the U.S. Military Academy.”

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