Honoring Our Heroes
This area is dedicated to our alumni that have served or are serving in our armed forces!
Lost Class Rings
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Honored Military Alumni
Alex Franco Class of 1979
Navy, 20+ Years Avaition Support Equipment
Allison McNelis Class of 1998
Army, 4 Years Military Intelligence
Andrew Boyles Class of 2005
Army, 4 Years I was stationed in Vilseck, Germany and had a tour in Afghanistan. I am currently serving as Sergeant in the Army National Guard out of Hanover, PA.
Bob Cursio Class of 1975
Army, 20+ Years Served with the 82d Airborne Division, 10th Mountain Division, Army Special Operations and Special Operations Command from 1979-2007.
Carla Pielmeier Class of 1980
Air Force, 3 Years Major Pielmeier has a doctorate in Audiology and provides a variety of services from preparing Airmen for deployment to prevention of noise related hearing loss. Major Pielmeier is currently serving at Malcolm Grow Medical Center, home of Air Force One, Andrews Air Force Base.
Daniel M Greenwald Class of 1967
Air Force, 4 Years Four years Air force, one year Army Reserve.
David Winstead Class of 1968
Air Force, 20+ Years Veteran of Vietnam and Desert Storm.
Edward T Delozier Class of 1958
Air Force, 6 Years Retired
Fran Boyer Class of 1986
Marine Corps, 20+ Years Capt (Mustang) Electronics Maintenance Officer
FRED SANKEY Class of 1960
Navy, 4 Years USS CONSTELLATION
George W. Heaton Class of 1954
Air Force, 4 Years Served as a Nuclear Weapons Fuzing Systems Technician on the first operational hydrogen bombs. Stationed at Stony Brook Air Force Station in Chicopee Falls, Mass. Discharged in 1958 as a Staff Sergeant with an AFSC of 33170.
Harold Stitt Class of 1960
Army, 20+ Years Rotary Wing Aviator (Helicopter Pilot)
Jack Miller Class of 1943
Navy, 3 Years WWII, Aviation Electrician, AE3
Jack Miller Class of 1943
Navy, 3 Years WWII, AE3, 2/2/1942-1/31/1945
James Swindell Class of 1976
Navy, 20+ Years Retired
jon over Class of 1987
Navy, 3 Years Firefighter damage control
Ken Gearhart Class of 1955
Marine Corps, 20+ Years All the usual including 2 tours VietNam and a lot of extended time overseas. Had fun but retirement has its' moments! OORAH!!
Kirth W. Steele, DO Class of 1977
Navy, 11 Years Served on active duty in Navy from 1991-1998. Reserve duty for four years.
Kyle Wenzel Class of 1999
Marine Corps, 10 Years 8 Middle East Tours and counting. Currently stationed in Harrisburg, PA.
Lisa Harker Tabenken Class of 1981
Navy, 20+ Years Captain, Nurse Corps. Current assignment Portsmouth Naval Shipyard Clinic
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New Local History Book -Avalon Hall Square Dancing
Herman R. Nagle has recently self-published another local history book detailing the history of the Avalon Hall on Avalo...