President’s Letter

Dear Members of the West Point Society of Naples,

I am honored to serve as the new President of the West Point Society of Naples, serving West Point graduates throughout Southwest Florida. Please join me in a special thanks to Pete Lilly ’70 who served as our President for the past three years, and continues to serve on our Board. Thank you, Pete.

We are privileged to have a strong and energized WPSN Board of Directors. Your Board is actively working to ensure that our upcoming activities deliver on our mission of engaging and supporting West Point graduates, cadets, cadet candidates and our Academy. Moreover, our Society continues to reinforce our tradition of excellence and I am pleased to report that we again were awarded a Distinguished Society Award (DSA); the 17th consecutive year we have received this honor. Special thanks to Board member Chris Williams ’87 for leading our process here.

One of our commitments is to communicate frequently to our membership and to promote a wide-range of activities to further our support and engagement. In that regard, we have scheduled four great events this Fall:

Friday, October 12 – The Revs Institute. Location: Naples. Private guided tour – just for WPSN and friends – of this amazing classic/race car museum. Pay-as-you-go lunch immediately following. Please R.s.v.p. by October 5th –

Saturday, November 3 – Army versus Air Force Event. Location TBD. A joint viewing event with Southwest Florida Air Force graduates. Please join us as we beat Air Force again this year.

Thursday, November 15 – Fall Lunch at The Edison. Location: Ft. Myers. Guest speaker to be announced. A great opportunity to network with fellow graduates.

Saturday, December 8 – Army versus Navy Event. Location: Bokampers, Naples. Our traditional viewing party to watch Army beat Navy for the third year in a row!

Please check our website for more details on all these events and to register.

Thank you for your membership in our Society and ongoing support of our mission. I hope to see you at many of our events this Fall.

Garrett Dietz
President, WPSN