Tag Archives: Swimming

Dave McLaughlin

David & Barbara McLaughlin  
As Plebes Dave asked Lee Taylor “Will you teach me” – two years later when they placed winning certificates on General Stillwell’s desk, he said “Do not do that again”.  They did it again and General Stilwell approved Judo as an Academy Club.

Swimming 4 Years Numerals & 2 Monograms, Judo Club, Water Polo Club


Ted Stroup

Ted & Harriet Stroup  

Swimming, 4 years, along with 7 additional Clubs to include Senior Editor of the Howitzer
Masters @ Texas A & M, HEADSUPACTVN, MACV/USARV, US. Assistant Coach Firstie Year. Was to end his Military Career wearing 3 Stars.


Chair of Board of Directors

West Point Association of GraduatesJan 2007 – Dec 2011 · 5 yrsUnited States Military Academy, West Point , New York

Chair of the Board of Directors of a large alumni association for the United States Military Academy with fiscal, governance, fund raising, communications and leadership duties

Ted was assigned to the Office of Military Instruction, Department of Tactics during the 1968- 1971 Academic years.  He was asked by Coach Jack Ryan to Coach the Plebe Swimming Team during this period.


Association of United States ArmyDec 1996 – Dec 2012 · 16 yrs 1 mo


Provided direction and guidance on stratgice communication issues for the organization, to include media, international developement, congressional affairs, academic interface and public outreach.Also served as Executive Director, Institute for Land Warfare, ILW, quasi think tank for AUSA.

LTG, US Army retired


Self Employed Consultant- DefenseJan 2013 – Present · 9 yrs 5 mosFalls Church, Va


Provide advice and insight on national/international defense – ranging from strategic to operational venues, to include personnel, budget/program insights, military engineering, project management and acqusition matters. Plus well versed in non profit management and operation

Army Navy 1961 – 1962 Winter Sports

Gymnastics is Eastern Conference Champion and Army over Navy in Basketball, Wrestling, Gymnastics, Track & Field, Squash and Pistol while losing only Rifle and Swimming.

Barry Thomas

Bob & Patricia Thomas

Swimming Team Captain

2 Academy records

Mike Kilroy

Captaim of the Swimming Team

Killed in Vietnam


Barry Thomas – Team Captain

Class of 1964 Plebe Swim Team — Ted Stroup – 62 on left 2d row their Coach

Barry on left, Chuck Solohub ’61 next to Barry

61 Swim Team

1961 Army Navy

“Chuck Abbott” Lane 4 and Chuck Solahub “61 in Lane 3

Nick Vay

Soccer and swimming

Football & Swimming

Swimming & Diving Women

Women’s Swimming & Diving pages

Swimming & Diving Men

Mens Swimming & Diving pages