Richard Albert Nowak
Richard Albert Nowak

Class of 1964

Dick Nowak earned three varsity letters in football and served as team captain of Army's 1963 squad. An offensive guard and nose tackle, Nowak was a second-team All-America choice by both United Press International and the American Football Coaches Association in 1963. He was also a third-team Associated Press All-America selection.

An Associated Press/United Press International All-East honoree in 1962 and 1963, Nowak was selected to play in the 1964 Hula Bowl.

A two-time Hammond Award winner as Army's top lineman, Nowak contributed to 19 victories during his three seasons along the banks of the Hudson.

Nowak served in Vietnam as a forward observer and battery executive officer. He later became trustee and director of the West Point Association of Graduates.