45th Reunion

Save the Date/Hotel Block Open
USMA 1978 – 45th Reunion
October 26-29, 2023
West Point, New York



1. Hotel: The reunion committee has selected the Westchester Marriott as our headquarters hotel. You can book rooms now!

             Westchester Marriott
                        670 White Plains Rd, Tarrytown, NY 10591-5104
                        800.882.1042 or 914.631.2200
             Rate per night: $189+
             Reserve Online: Westchester Marriott
             Group code: West Point Class of 1978 block
             Reservation deadline: Wednesday, October 4, 2023
             Cancellation policy: Cancellations must be made 72 hrs prior to the arrival date to avoid penalty of one night’s room/tax.

2. Schedule: Coming soon. For planning purposes, the reunion events will begin on Thursday during the day with a golf outing, followed by an evening reception at the hotel.  The reunion will conclude on Saturday evening, October 28th.

3. Online Registration: Set to open Summer 2023. 

We are not planning any snail-mailings for this reunion, so if you are in touch with any classmate who does not receive this email, have them update their email address with WPAOG by sending it to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or logging into the WPAOG website and updating their profile: www.westpointaog.org/profile.

Contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 845.446.1649.

We look forward to seeing you this Fall!

Proud and Great,
Dale & Jan Hamby
Class Reunion Co-Chairs



11 Nov 2022 - Happy Veterans Day

On behalf of Dale & Jan Hamby and the 45th Reunion Committee, I'm happy to report the date for our 45th Reunion has been etched in stone. This email will serve as the first of many to keep you in the know as well as to solicit input as needed to ensure the best reunion yet. I personally have been to all but one reunion, and they do seem to get better and better. As you may recall, this reunion was to be on a football weekend and we've been waiting for the NCAA to lock in the 2023 football schedule, and that has recently happened.

Key Information:
  • Dates: Thu, 26 Oct 2023 - Sun, 29 Oct 2023
  • Venue: TBD although we're working through a contract as we speak and will publish that information in 2 - 3 weeks
  • Football: Beat UMass
  • A poll/survey will be released inside of the next week or two to solicit information regarding your plans to attend (as best as you may know at this time). We're attempting to get as accurate a count as we can and specifically when arriving and number of days to secure the most favorable venue rate.
  • Our reunion falls on Halloween weekend; do I sense a masquerade party???
  • The reunion committee is meeting soon as the planning enters a new phase.
  • The reunion committee consists of:
    • Dale & Jan Hamby - Reunion Chairs
    • Jim Hoffman
    • Jim Steiner
    • Howaerd Lazarus
    • John Londa
    • Curtis Harris
    • Tony Matos
    • Jeff Manley
    • Rob Grubbs
    • Bob Olds
    • Les Szabolcsi
    • Ben Butler
    • Calvin Carter
    • Darcy Anderson
    • Mike Berendt
    • Jim Bannantine
    • Russ Quirici

Commo associated with the reunion shall be posted on our class website at https://usma1978.com/events/45th-reunion, but you'll always receive a notification via the class listserv ahead of time. 

Go Army! Beat UMass! Beat Navy!