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R.I.P. Roger Bradford Jr. (2), March 29, 2020

Posted: 4/1/2020

We sadness, we report the sudden passing of Roger Bradford Jr. (2) of Tequesta, FL.  Roger died tragically in a one-man boating accident on March 29, 2020, near his home.

Roger is survived by his wife, Stacey; daughter, Madison and son, Dylan.  Madison attends the University of Florida and Dylan is close to earning his private pilot’s license while finishing his senior year in high school.

April 1, 2020 – the Class received this note from Stacey:

To all of Rogers classmates and Academy friends,

I want to Thank You from the bottom of my heart for your kind words and loving thoughts.

Our family is devastated and going to miss him immensely!!! We know how much the Naval Academy/ Navy impacted him. He loved serving his country, it held such a special place in his heart. The pride and strength he acquired from that experience shaped him into the loving family man he was. We are at a loss words, but know his strength will get us through this. Again, thank you all so much for reaching out. As he would always say.. GO NAVY. BEAT ARMY. 

With much love,

The Bradfords 


R.I.P. – Chuck Murphy (23), August 21, 2019

Posted: 10/7/2019

With sadness, we report the passing of our classmate Charles ‘Chuck’ Murphy (23) on August 21, 2019.  Chuck died unexpectedly from complications of a massive heart attack in Murrieta, California. A private memorial was held on Friday, August 23, 2019. The family has asked that those wishing to help with Chuck’s final medical expenses contribute via their GoFundMe page https://www.gofundme.com/jd398-chuck-murphy039s-final-expenses.


Joe DiRenzo’s “Coast Guard Year In Review”

Posted: 6/10/2019

 For the past seven years, Joe DiRenzo has authored the Coast Guard Year In Review for the Naval Institute. Here is his latest article: USCG Review May19 


SAVE THE DATE – August 1, 2019 – CNO Change of Command

Posted: 4/8/2019

**SAVE THE DATE** Goat One Jane Conley (7) reports:

◙ “ADM John Richardson (26) will be turning over the CNO reigns on 1 August 2019 at USNA. Will work the details and get them out to you!!

“From John: ‘82 will all get an invite, but this provides a “save the date” for anybody interested.

“Looking Good ’82 – Jane”


R.I.P. – Rick Hunt (16), March 22, 2019

It is with sadness that we report the passing of Rick Hunt (16), peacefully in his sleep, on March 22, 2019, in Dade City, FL. He leaves behind his wife, Kim, and daughter, Jennifer. Services and a Celebration of Life were held on Sunday, April 7, 2019, in Dade City, FL.


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