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...Rodriguez, William J. '55
...William J. Rodriguez '55William was a top-level lacrosse player after graduating from Stuyvesant.He
was on the Varsity Lacrosse Team at CCNY 1957-59, and Most Valuable Player in 1959, also receiving All-American Lacrosse Team Honorable Mention that year.From 1966 to 1969 he was an Assistant Lacrosse Coach at the US Naval Academy, and was inducted into the CCNY Athletic Hall of Fame in 1980. William
entered the US Navy
in 1960, and became a commissioned ensign in December 1960.He was designated a Naval Flight Officer in May 1961 and became Commanding Officer of Patrol Squadron 45, before becoming the Operations Officer of the Iceland Anti-Submarine Warfare group and finally Chief of Staff, U.S. South Atlantic Force.He retired as Captain in 1987.
was awarded the Meritorious Service medal twice and the Navy Commendation Medal.William
is currently living in Jacksonville, FL. Posted 1/13/06.