• Number inducted on I-Day:  1403 – Largest class in history
  • Herndon Monument Time: 2:43:00
  • Herndon Monument Scaler:  Bill Freitag
  • First Navy – St. John’s Croquet Match – April 1983, Mark Hagerott ’83 served as team captain, Navy lost 2-0, JUL-AUG 1983 Shipmate
  • Rhodes Scholars:  2 – Mark L. Gorenflo and Mark R. Hagerott
  • Olmsted Scholars:  3 – Stephen P. Recca, Kevin P. Newmeyer, and Michael T. Poirier
  • 1983 Color Company – 19th Company, Company Commanders:  Blake Ramsey (1st semester) and Brian McGee (2nd semester)
  • Number graduated: 1068 – Largest class in history
    • Navy:  879
    • Marine Corps:  177
    • Air Force: 5
    • Army: 1
    • International Students:  5
    • Not commissioned for physical disability:  1
  • Bachelors of Science Degrees:
    • 328 designated engineering
    • 740 undesignated
  • Distinguished Graduates:  108
  • Attrition rate:  23%
  • Service Selection
    • Navy Aviation – 233 (6 women)
    • NFO – 121 (2 women)
    • Nuclear power, submarine- 222
    • Nuclear power, surface – 43
    • Submarine strategic weapons – 9
    • Surface warfare – 151 (7 women)
    • Special operations – 7
    • Marine Corps – 177
    • Various staff corps and LDO categories – 83 (20 women), includes 2 to medical school
  • Graduation Speaker:  Navy Secretary John Lehman
  • Commissioning Week Chapel weddings – 21
  • Flag Officers:  24 – 1983 Flag Officers
  • Astronauts:  2
  • List of Classmates that are legacies
    • Parent – 32
    • Grandparent – 9
    • Great Grandparent – 1
    • Great Great Grandparent – 1
  • List of Children of Classmates that attend/attended a Service Academy
    • USNA – 47 – in 18 classes (2006-2023)
    • USMA – 3 – in 2 classes
    • USAFA – 7 – in 5 classes
    • USCGA – 2 – in 2 classes
    • USMMA – 1
  • Other Fun Facts that might be interesting, but need to do the research:
    • Youngest classmate on I-Day
    • Oldest classmate on I-Day
    • N Star record
    • Anchor person (if granted permission to post)
    • Number serving or have served in elected office
    • Number that had command of a ship
    • Number that had command of a submarine
    • Number that had command of a Air Squadron

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