Navy Celebrates Homecoming

October 24, 1991

More than 5,000 alumni and their families are expected at the U.S. Naval Academy's Homecoming weekend, tomorrow through Sunday. Activities scheduled include a parade, class reunions and a football game between Navy and the University of Delaware.

The public is invited to attend the dress parade at 3:45 p.m. tomorrow on Worden Field. Retired Admiral L. J. Long, president of the Naval Academy Alumni Association, will review the parade.

Presidents or representatives from the classes of 1926, 1931, 1936, 1941, 1947, 1951, 1956, 1961, 1971, 1976, 1981 and 1991 will join Long in reviewing the parade.

Naval Academy academic departments will be open for general visiting from 1 to 3:15 p.m. tomorrow. The new Alumni Hall, which was dedicated earlier this month, will be open from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. and 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. tomorrow, from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, and from noon to 2 p.m. Sunday.

The Class of 1976 portal in Alumni Hall will be dedicated at 9 a.m. Saturday. On the same day at 9:30 a.m. in Alumni Hall, the Class of 1971 will make an official presentation of its gift supporting construction of Alumni Hall.

The Navy-Delaware football game begins at 1:30 p.m. Saturday in the Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium. Admission is $16.

For ticket information, call 268-6060 or 1-800-US4-NAVY.

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