Military Alumni

Military Alumni

Honoring Our Heroes

This area is dedicated to our alumni that have served or are serving in our armed forces!

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Honored Military Alumni

Art Harley
Art Harley Class of 1986
Navy, 20+ Years
Retired from active duty January 31, 2010. Entered active duty on August 18, 1986. Served aboard submarines USS Simon Bolivar, USS Albany, USS Seawolf and retired on USS Pittsburgh as Sonar Technician Chief.
Barbara Waltenbaugh
Barbara Waltenbaugh Class of 1989
Air Force, 17 Years
Has served in Idaho, Alaska, Michigan, Georgia, Wyoming, Saudi Arabia, and Bosnia
Brandon Wiegand
Brandon Wiegand Class of 1993
Army, 8 Years
1992-2000 Combat Engineer, Patriot Missile Crewmember, Field tested the THAAD MIssile System and then detailed to be a recruiter.
christopher barr
christopher barr Class of 1991
Navy, 8 Years
operation specialist 2nd class petty officer
Daniel Hess
Daniel Hess Class of 1982
Air Force, 10 Years
Security Police Investigator
Derek J. Woods
Derek J. Woods Class of 1989
Navy, 12 Years
Storekeeper Petty Officer First Class. Served in Iraq during Operation Desert Strike. Was stationed onboard USS Brunswick ATS-3 (Sasebo, Japan), USS Vandegrift FFG-48 (San Diego,CA), FISC SIMA San Diego, NMCRC Pittsburgh (North Versailles, PA), and USS Curts FFG-38 (San Diego, CA).
Duane K. Robinson
Duane K. Robinson Class of 1979
Navy, 5 Years
Served with Honour: Proud to be an American!!!
Frank Sorbin
Frank Sorbin Class of 1979
Navy, 20+ Years
US Navy Seabees Construction force for the US Navy and USMC! 3 Battalions and 11 Deployments to include Grenada, Somalia, Desert Storm. 2 Civic Actions teams to the Federated States of Microneasia, Palau and Pohnpei. Retired Honorably with 24 years active duty
George E. Risinger
George E. Risinger Class of 1974
Air Force, 20+ Years
Retired in 1999 after 24 years of Service. Worked in the Command and Control Field. Assignments: Lackland AFB TX, Keesler AFB MS, King Salmon APT AK, Nellis AFB NV, Wallace AS Republic of the Philippines, Malmstrom AFB MT, Boerfink Germany, Griffiss AFB NY, Yokota AFB Japan, March AFB CA, and Hickam AFB HI.
Glenn Noe
Glenn Noe Class of 1988
Marine Corps, 6 Years
Served in Iraq during Desert Storm in 91' Been all over the World
Harold George
Harold George Class of 1978
Navy, 20+ Years
Aviation Ordnanceman
jake flickinger
jake flickinger Class of 1992
Army, 3 Years
foods service tour of duty in korea, virgina, and colorado springs.
Jeff Daugherty
Jeff Daugherty Class of 1981
Air Force, 11 Years
Served as a support equipment mechanic. Was stationed at Woodbridge England, Torrejon Spain, Altus Oklahoma, and Bitburg Germany. Also did 6 months in Saudi Arabia. Currently working Altus AFB as a civilian as a support equipment technician. Total time in service 25 yrs.
John Mollick
John Mollick Class of 1982
Air Force, 20+ Years
Stationed: New Jersey, Germany, Utah, Missouri, Korea, Colorado, Kuwait, Pentagon. Retired after 22+ years as a Senior Master Sergeant.
John Waltenbaugh
John Waltenbaugh Class of 1985
Army, 3 Years
Combat Engineer
John Yuha
John Yuha Class of 1988
Army, 2 Years
Military Policeman. Served tour of duty in Soeul, Korea
joseph a. sowers
joseph a. sowers Class of 2001
Army, 6 Years
joe is serving his third tour in iraq. he is with the 101st. airborn divison he is now married and has one son.
Joseph Schuler
Joseph Schuler Class of 1975
Army, 20+ Years
Retired Army Major, served in the Gulf War and was working in the Pentagon on 9-11. Entered as a enlisted soldier, went to OCS and retired as a Major.
Joshua Justice Henry
Joshua Justice Henry Class of 2000
Army, 4 Years
He Proudly Served Our Country For 4 Yrs And He Was Cherished On Sept 20 2004, He Will Always Be Remember As Doing What He Loved To Do Was To Serve Our Beloved Country. R I P Joshua Henry!
Joshua Justice Henry
Joshua Justice Henry Class of 2001
Army, 4 Years
21, of Avonmore, Pennsylvania. Henry died in Tikrit, Iraq, of injuries sustained when his convoy was attacked by enemy forces using small arms fire in Sharqat, Iraq. He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 1/7FA.KIA 9/20/04. R.I.P. my bro~

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Apollo-ridge High School Classmates

Crystal Bielek
Class of '85

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