Tag Archives: MC1965

JNEWS: Tucciarone, Joseph [MC1965] had a role in the moon landing

2019-Jul-22

One giant leap
By: LIBN Staff July 19, 2019

 

  • Their memories are vivid and colorful: This is what they said:

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Joseph Tucciarone, founder of National Network of Accountants and former assistant spacecraft test manager at Kennedy Space Center

Like many Americans I watched the first moon landing glued to the television screen. However, unlike many other Americans, the moon landing on July 20, 1969 represented the end of a long journey for me. I graduated from Manhattan College in 1965 and immediately went to work with Grumman Aircraft of Bethpage.

Not long after, I was reassigned to Kennedy Space Center. During my days (there) I witnessed the launch of the Saturn 5 rocket, the first non-manned launch of the lunar module as well as the death of three astronauts during testing at the Cape. The landing on the moon represented the end of a long journey and the beginning of a new era for both me and America. The day was tense and I was very anxious. However, by night time I was beaming with joy and filled with pride and excitement. This was the day we as Americans changed the course of history and I was part of that change. It was exhilarating.

I personally grew from this experience into a proud American and a fulfilled engineer. This was a great moment in history. I believed at that time and until today, that this event was similar to Christopher Columbus landing on the shores of the new world.

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Tucciarone, Joseph [MC1965]

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JNEWS: Logan, Doug [MC1965] is a wanderer

2019-May-16

https://www.palmbeachpost.com/news/20190516/florida-man-75-takes-400-mile-hike-through-spain/1

Florida man, 75, takes 400-mile hike through Spain
By Timothy Fanning Staff Writer
Posted at 1:00 PM

Doug Logan, a Vietnam veteran with two bronze stars, who went on to promote concerts for the Rolling Stones, is lacing his boots and strapping on a ruck sack. Again.

SARASOTA — Doug Logan is a wanderer. Folks around here call him “the Siesta Key Guy” or the “unofficial mayor of Midnight Pass Road.” He’s out there every day. Sometimes with a hiking backpack stuffed with bags of kitty litter. Other times he’s wearing a Santa hat or a Halloween mask. It all depends.

Call him whatever you want. Don’t call him retired.

“Napoleon retired at Waterloo; he gave up and became a snowbird on the island of Elba. I don’t want to be the Napoleon of Siesta Key,” said Logan, 75, pushing through one of his last 10-mile hikes from his home on Siesta Key to a cafe on St. Armands Circle for a cappuccino and a chocolate macaron.

Logan’s been training for the last two and a half months. He’s preparing for something big.
Doug Logan on previous Camino treks

On April 30, he’ll check his 30-pound backpack, hiking boots and a cutout photo of Chloe, his 2-year-old granddaughter, and board a plane for Lisbon, Portugal.

Logan’s not going to wander the Torre de Belém, stuff himself with Bacalhau à Brás or wash it down with a glass of Ginjinha.

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Logan is a Vietnam survivor with two Bronze Stars, who went on to promote concerts for the likes of U2, Michael Jackson and the Rolling Stones, and then, for a time, book performances at the Van Wezel.

So why is the 75-year-old lacing up hiking boots and strapping on a rucksack to set off again?

“I’m at page 500 of a 600-page book,” said Logan. “The other attempts were to flip through the first 500 pages of my life.”

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In 1964, during his senior year at Manhattan College, Logan was drafted into the military. Then, in 1966, came a year of lying in the mud with the 101st airborne, getting shot at in the mountains, jungles and rice paddies of central Vietnam.

In 1980, Logan married his wife, Ann. Son Carter came in 1982, then Phil two years later.

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Logan, Doug [MC????]

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Dear John,

            I believe that Doug is a member of the Class of 1965

                                 Mike

McEneney, Mike (MC1953)

[JR: Thanks, Mike. Much appreciated.]

Logan, Doug [MC1965]

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JUPDATE: Duprey, Daniel John [MC1980 RIP] id-ed by Handren, Edward P. (MC1965)

2018-Dec-29

JOBIT: Duprey, Daniel John [MC1980 RIP] 2018-Dec-18
2018-Dec-22

https://www.legacy.com/obituaries/timesunion-albany/obituary.aspx?n=daniel-john-duprey&pid=191050093&fhid=30636

Dr. Daniel John Duprey

EAST STROUDSBURG, Pa. Dr. Daniel John Duprey, 60 of East Stroudsburg, passed away on Tuesday, December 18, 2018.

Guestbook: https://www.legacy.com/guestbooks/timesunion-albany/daniel-john-duprey-condolences/191050093?&nocache=true&cid=addentry&sign=0

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Handren, Edward P. (MC1965)
Sun, Dec 23, 8:26 AM (6 days ago)
to Fjohn68

Dr Duprey is listed in class of 1980 donors. 

[JR: Thanks, Ed. Much appreciated.]

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ADMINISTRIVIA: Rooney, Tom (MC1966); not Rooney, John Peter (MC1965)

2018-Sep-10

PRAYERSREQUESTED: Rooney, John Peter (MC1965) prays for Kelly, Jack [MC1968]
2018-Sep-02

John

I ask that fellow Jasper’s pray for Jack Kelly ’68 as he is dealing with advanced melinoma.  Jack is a member of the Arnold Air Society and an F-4 pilot for many years and a really good guy. 

John–thanks for all you do. Much appreciated. 
Tom Rooney ’66

[JR: Appreciate the thanks. Passing it along to Colon, Philip J. (MC1962) for his list.]

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9 SEP 2018
Dear John,
‘Thanks for the mention, BUT!
I never asked for prayers for Jack Kelly.
It looks like it was Tom Rooney.

Up here in Plymouth, Massachusetts, we are still working on
the plans for the celebration of the 400th Anniversary of the
Landing of the Pilgraims, 1620-2020.
Want a USPS Commemorative stamps (s) for that Anniversary?
Write your Congressman.
All the best,
John BEE MC 1965
MSEE NJIT 1969
MA Bridgewater State University 2000.

[JR: Sorry for the misattribution. At least I didn’t do a “Mark Twain” on you. Laugh! You know: “Reports of my death”. Must have been asleep at the switch … … again.  Ready for the old age home. ]

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PRAYERSREQUESTED: Rooney, John Peter (MC1965) prays for Kelly, Jack [MC1968]

2018-Sep-02

John

I ask that fellow Jasper’s pray for Jack Kelly ’68 as he is dealing with advanced melinoma.  Jack is a member of the Arnold Air Society and an F-4 pilot for many years and a really good guy. 

John–thanks for all you do. Much appreciated. 
Tom Rooney ’66

[JR: Appreciate the thanks. Passing it along to Colon, Philip J. (MC1962) for his list.]

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9 SEP 2018
Dear John,
‘Thanks for the mention, BUT!
I never asked for prayers for Jack Kelly.
It looks like it was Tom Rooney.

Up here in Plymouth, Massachusetts, we are still working on
the plans for the celebration of the 400th Anniversary of the
Landing of the Pilgraims, 1620-2020.
Want a USPS Commemorative stamps (s) for that Anniversary?
Write your Congressman.
All the best,
John BEE MC 1965
MSEE NJIT 1969
MA Bridgewater State University 2000.

[JR: Sorry for the misattribution. At least I didn’t do a “Mark Twain” on you. Laugh! You know: “Reports of my death”. Must have been asleep at the switch … … again.  Ready for the old age home. ]

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JEMAIL: Rooney, John Peter (MC1965) celebrates the Landing of the Pilgrims

2018-Aug-02

Here, in Plymouth, Massachusetts, the 400 Committee is working on the plans
to celebrate the Landing of the Pilgrims, 1620-2020.
Do you want a commemorative postage stamp(s) (USPS) for the 400th?
Write your congressman.

All the best,
John Peter Rooney, BEE 1965

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COMMENT: Rooney, John Peter (MC1965) can’t find reference to Kincaid, Andrew Bruce [MC1965 RIP]

2018-Aug-01

29 JULY 2018

John:

I checked my copy of the 1965 yearbook, “MANHATTANITE”, and I could not find any mention of Andrew Bruce Kincaid, may he rest in peace. Don’t think he is Class of 1965.

Sincerely,
John Peter Rooney
BEE, Manhattan College, 1965

[JR: Not sure what reference is accurate since mistakes — in this case, omission — happen. ]

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