Bruce Albert North (1962)


Class of 1962 Bruce Albert “Pops” North passed away peacefully on August 12, 2022, surrounded by his family. Bruce was born in 1940 in Algiers, Louisiana to William Bruce North, Jr. and Gerardine Guillot North. He is survived by his children, Michael (Terri), Brian (Sueann), and Katherine Costantini; his grandchildren, Molly Bilich (Luke), Eric North (Emily), William North (Julie), Jack North, and Nate Costantini; and his great grandchildren, Amalie Bilich, Wesley North, and Luka Bilich. He is also survived by the matriarch of our family, Judy Nolan Nelson, and his life-long friend and loving companion, Judy [...]

Bruce Albert North (1962)2023-02-10T09:01:03-06:00

Wilbert L. Argus Jr (1962)


1940 - 2018 Wilbert L. 'Bill' Argus Jr., 78, of New Orleans, died November 27, 2018 in the home he designed and built for his family in Lakeview. Mr. Argus was a renowned architect, mentor, and designer of numerous churches and other structures for the Roman Catholic Archdioceses of New Orleans, Baton Rouge, Biloxi, and Mobile, as well as schools for the St. Tammany Parish School Board. Born August 3, 1940 in New Orleans, Bill spent his formative years in Bay St. Louis, Mississippi where he was Valedictorian of the Class of 1957 at St. Stanislaus High [...]

Wilbert L. Argus Jr (1962)2023-03-28T16:15:52-05:00

Ron J. Drez – Class of 1962


Ron J. Drez Class of 1962 USMC. Active duty 1962-1969 1 tour RVN with 2nd Battalion 5th Marines [2/5] November 1968-March 1969 Commanding Officer Hotel Company 2/5 Awards include 2 Bronze Stars/”V”, Presidential Unit Citation [PUC] and  Vietnamese Cross of Gallantry/with silver star

Ron J. Drez – Class of 19622020-04-25T12:13:33-05:00

Logistics Supply Base Cam Ranh Bay


Leonard Sapera I arrived at LSB (Logistics Support Base) Cam Ranh Bay 1/3/1971 and found a U.S. Navy operation in bad shape. My Navy advisors and their VN counterparts were not speaking and my main mission was to train the Vietnamese to take over base operation by the end of the year to demonstrate that the ‘Vietnamization Project’ was doable. Since no one spoke the others language I could see there was a problem of trust. My counterpart, LT Pham Van Bay was easy to train as a start. So a [...]

Logistics Supply Base Cam Ranh Bay2019-09-24T16:14:13-05:00

Captain James McCarter – Class of 1962


The President of the United States of America takes pride in presenting the Silver Star (Posthumously) to Captain James William McCarter, Jr. (MCSN: 0-85448), United States Marine Corps, for conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity in action while serving as Assistant Battalion Operations Officer with the Second Battalion, Fourth Marines, THIRD Marine Division (Rein.), FMF, in connection with combat operations against the enemy in the Republic of Vietnam on 14 October 1967. During Operation KINGFISHER, the Battalion's night defensive position was subjected to heavy volumes of rocket and mortar barrages which inflicted numerous casualties. The devastating bombardments were immediately followed by a [...]

Captain James McCarter – Class of 19622020-05-24T22:08:55-05:00
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