Thank you Mark Cooksey, Ray Miller, & John Bickford our ALITC representatives from the Class of 1971 who welcomed the latest Oregon–SW Washington USNA appointees in conjunction with our local USNA Parents’ Club’s annual hosted event, “welcoming aboard” the latest plebe class and proud parents on June 4th. In addition to Jake McMichael, Tim Myers, John Adams, Mike Carmichael, & me; Rick Colvin ’49 was in attendance as our oldest alumnus. Our Class of 2021 appointees include Connor Anglin of Longview WA, Evan Brucker of Portland, Jesse Carroll of Ashland, Simon Chuang of Portland, Cole Dittemore of Roseburg, Cameron Douglas of Salem, Hailey Harms of Portland, Jung Kim of Portland, Kevin McCarthy of St. Paul, Tobe Okafor of Gresham, Kory Parent of Cottage Grove, Pepe Tanuvasa of Tigard, Alexandria Vallancey-Martison of Corvallis, and Nicklaus Wiley of Portland.