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’76 Brides Calendar

I found this in 2020, but I have no recollection of getting it. I didn’t have a June Week wedding. There’s a personal inscription on the back inside cover to “Pat,” apparently as a thank-you by one of the officers’ wives who put the thing together. So how did I get it? Well, as of …

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15 Jul 1974 Superintendent Letter to Parents

Now as 2nd classmen, the Superintendent was able to shrink his annual letter from four to two pages. I guess, because we were over-the-hump and it was all downhill from there (?).

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Christmas Card from Coach Ben Martin

I believe this was sent in 1973 since there was a different card sent in 1974 from the Air Force Athletic Foundation. I’m assuming this was sent to the football players’ families.

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Letter to Parents re: Income Tax Implications

Letter to parents regarding the taxable implications of having their son among “America’s Finest.” Note: The IRS had previously determined that an Academy appointment did not constitute a “scholarship.” This seems at odds with the often-heard valuation that the Academy offered a “$100,000 education shoved up your ass a nickel at a time”

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Parents Handbook

Contributed by Steve Stockdale, CS-39 Download or open the Parents Handbook as a PDF. Contents

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Letter to Parents from AOC

To Parents from the AOC, Captain Robert C. Miller, CS-31. Also attached (I believe) was a two-page attachment with local Parents Clubs around the country.  

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Profile of the Class of 1972

Attached to the Superintendent’s letter to parents in July 1972 was this profile of the new incoming class.