Fred Rickey's Home Page

I retired in the summer of 2011 for I could not get any work done while working. Now I am devoting all my time to historical research. Here are some of the projects that I am currently involved in:
Although retired from teaching (I no longer grade calculus exams!) I continue an active speaking schedule.

Awards and decorations:

Here is the easiest way to reach me:
             fred.rickey at

The URL of this page is    

Before I retired, I had web pages and an email address at West Point, but neither still exists. Most of the web pages have been moved to this site using the same directory structure.