West Point Society of the San Francisco Bay Area

This is the official homepage of the West Point Society of the San Francisco Bay Area.  The mission of the Society is to promote fellowship among graduates of the United States Military Academy at West Point, New York, who live in the San Francisco Bay Area; to continue to foster the ideas of West Point; and to support our Alma Matter.  BEAT NAVY!

Be Thou at Peace: Bill Schwartz

We regret to announce of fellow Bay Area Graduate, Bill Schwartz ‘59.  LTC William Schwartz, USA Retired, USMA 1959, Cullum 22621 passed away on December 5, 2014 in Oakland, CA.  Bill leaves behind his, wife, Mrs. Joyce Schwartz.

Bill truly exemplified the values and ideals of West Point.  He served on active duty for 21 years, including two tours in Vietnam.  Bill was a Professor at West Point in the Social Sciences Department from 1966 – 1969.  In retirement, Bill was an active Admissions Liaison Volunteer.  Just prior to the 2014 Founders Day Dinner, GEN Caslen presented a Certificate of Recognition to Bill, honoring his work in the Admissions Area.

Bill will be buried at West Point on Monday, December 15.  A service will be held in the Bay Area early in 2015.

A memorial page has been set up for “Ranger Bill”:                                                    http://www.west-point.org/users/usma1959/22621