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

Adam Kodra
Adam Kodra Class of 2004
Army, 4 Years
Explosive Ordnance Disposal Tech. (Bomb Squad) Currently deployed in the Middle East.
Adam Kodra
Adam Kodra Class of 2004
Army, 4 Years
Currently serving over seas as a Explosive Ordnance Disposal Tech (Bomb Squad). Enlisted right out of highschool at 17 into the infantry. Transfered out of the infantry into EOD in August 2006
Bill rorick
Bill rorick Class of 1964
Air Force, 4 Years
Thee years at Shaw Air Force Base Sumter S.C One year Danang Vietnam
chuck willsey
chuck willsey Class of 1950
Air Force, 4 Years
SAC Special weapons command, 2nd AFDS Security Guard/Bomb Loader 45 months in England
Devin Flagler
Devin Flagler Class of 1990
Army, 5 Years
Jioned in 1991- Ft Jackson SC Ft Huachuca AZ Ft Sam Houston TX Heildelberg Germany Walter Reed AMC,DC
Don Blodgett
Don Blodgett Class of 1973
Army, 20+ Years
AMRY Ordnance Corp, Air Defense Artillery, Space and Missile Defense, Sec Army Research and Development, Space Command, Army Acquisition Corps: Developmental Engineer Space and Missile Defense Systems, Missile Defense Agency, Redstone Arsenal, Huntsville, AL
Jeffery Saddlemire
Jeffery Saddlemire Class of 1964
Air Force, 20+ Years
Otis AFB, Cape Cod 1962-65, Ellsworth AFB, 1965-67, Udorn, Thailand 1967, Tuy Hoa, Vietnam 1967-1968, Plattsburgh NY 1968-71, Otis AFB, Cape Cod 1971 -85.
Jeremy Rue
Jeremy Rue Class of 2001
National Guard, 8 Years
Jeremy joined the Army national guard in 2000 at the start of his senior year at BKW. During his time in the guard, Jeremy served a year in Iraq as an intelligence analyst, as well as brief tours in Kuwait, Egypt, and England. He continues to serve to this day.
melinda moore pilgrim
melinda moore pilgrim Class of 1974
Army, 8 Years
Regular Army 3 years ('75 - '78) Texas State Guard since 2005: Currently command a C4I (communications) Detachment
Michael DiCamillo
Michael DiCamillo Class of 1964
Air Force, 8 Years
served as a Drill Instructor at Lackland AFB. Crossed over to USA in 80 for SF and then Rangers. Trained as a medic, served 2 combat tours, graduated nursing school and was commissioned.
Robert D. Chrysler
Robert D. Chrysler Class of 2008
Army, 3 Years
Presently active--Stationed at Fort Stewart Georgia---Just back from Tour of Duty in Afghanistan for the last year.
Robert D. Chrysler
Robert D. Chrysler Class of 2008
Army, 4 Years
Horizontal Construction-Ft Stewart, GA Received: National Defense Service Medal, Afghanistan Campaign Medal w/ two campaign stars, Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon and NATO Medal.
Robert Robinson
Robert Robinson Class of 1979
Navy, 4 Years
Gulf War
Robert Traina
Robert Traina Class of 1990
National Guard, 18 Years
Stratton Air National Guard as a full time trainning Instructor and support to the base in the Security Police Squadron.
scott martin
scott martin Class of 1992
Navy, 4 Years
I was a Boatswain's Mate based out of Norfolk, VA. I ws stationed on the USS Savannah and the USS Samuel B. Roberts.
Shawn Lansing
Shawn Lansing Class of 1988
Coast Guard, 20+ Years
Enlisted in the Coast Guard in 1991 and served as a Helicopter Rescue Swimmer for 9 years before attending Officer Candidate School and recieving a commission in 2002. Since then, have managed law enforcement, port security, and search and rescue operations from Alaska, to Los Angeles, and Virginia. Prior to my current assignment I was Military Aide and Protocol Officer to the Commandant of the Coast Guard; Admiral Robert Papp. Currently I am the Chief of the Interagency Operations Center on Yerba Buena Island in San Francisco, CA.

Classmates Spotlight

Berne-knox-westerlo High School Classmates

Laurie Putzig
Class of '74

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