Bethel Park High School Alumni

Bethel Park, Pennsylvania (PA)

Military Alumni

Military High School 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

Al Sinesky
Al Sinesky
Class of 1966
Air Force, 14 Years

I piloted the C-141 for 6 years on active duty and 8 years on reserve duty out of McGuire AFB, NJ. I resigned my commision as a Major in 1984.
Alan Sinclair Colvin
Alan Sinclair Colvin
Class of 1959
Air Force, 4 Years

Base newspaper editor.
Beth Gallagher
Beth Gallagher
Class of 1981
Navy, 7 Years

Stationed at Naval Station Norfolk at the Degausing Station, and then the Navy Public Affairs Office. After that, 3 years in the PA Army National Guard, Army Medic.
Bob Roberts
Bob Roberts
Class of 1967
Navy Reserves, 6 Years

Served in Diego Garcia and Guam 1971-1977.
Brad Bergmamn
Brad Bergmamn
Class of 1975
Marine Corps, 20+ Years

Infantry/Aviation Logistics
Brad Bergman
Brad Bergman
Class of 1975
Marine Corps, 20+ Years

Infantry/Aviation Logistics/Aircraft Maintenance
Bruce Daniels
Bruce Daniels
Class of 1981
Air Force, 20+ Years

Security Specialist U.S Air Force 1981-1985
Inventory Management Specialist Kansas Air National Guard 1985-2005
Bruce Daniels
Bruce Daniels
Class of 1981
Air Force, 20+ Years

Air Force 4 years. Kansas Air National Guard Full time 20+ years. All of my time has been in Wichita, Ks.
Bruce McCracken
Bruce McCracken
Class of 1968
Army, 2 Years

Was in Vietnam after '68
Charles E. Martin
Charles E. Martin
Class of 1964
Army, 20+ Years

Retired as Brigadier General, Pennsylvania Army National Guard. Pilot
Charles E. Martin
Charles E. Martin
Class of 1964
Army, 20+ Years

Commanded Aviation Units From Platoon level through Brigade level. Retired in 1997.
Charles P Simon
Charles P Simon
Class of 1968
Navy, 4 Years

Construction Electrician.. Vietnam and Reykjavik, Iceland
Chris Boyer
Chris Boyer
Class of 1978
Marine Corps, 8 Years

0311 - Grunts
Christopher Boyer
Christopher Boyer
Class of 1978
Marine Corps, 10 Years

Served for many years with the Infantry. Overseas deployment to the canal zone.
Christopher Boyer
Christopher Boyer
Class of 1978
Marine Corps, 10 Years

Chris was a Sergeant in the Marine Corps Infantry and had overseas tours including Central America.
Chuck Gran
Chuck Gran
Class of 1967
Army, 2 Years

Medic 3rd Army 1st/15th Infantry HQ
Kitzigen Germany
Chuck Ringling
Chuck Ringling
Class of 1968
Navy, 4 Years

ABH 3 Crash/Fire and Rescue
Dan Krall
Dan Krall
Class of 1978
Marine Corps, 20+ Years

Marine Pilot and Naval Test Pilot (USNTPS Class 105)
DAN MC POYLE
DAN MC POYLE
Class of 1967
Navy, 2 Years

U S S NIAGARA FALLS AFS3 SUPPLY SHIP
IN THE 7TH FLEET IN VIETNAM WATERS AS A RADIOMAN....YEARS 1969 AND 1970
Dave Heindel
Dave Heindel
Class of 1968
Navy, 4 Years

Aviation Electrician's Mate
David Spofford
David Spofford
Class of 1966
Navy, 6 Years

I spent a year in VietNam fixing electronics countermeasures equipment on photo planes
Dennis  M. Krebs
Dennis M. Krebs
Class of 1978
Air Force, 20+ Years

Entered as an Aircraft Armament Systems Specialist. Performed duties as a weapons load crew member on fighter aircraft, Quality Assurance Inspector, numerous weapons competitions such as Gunsmoke and William Tell, testified before Congress on military readiness, Command Chief Master Sergeant for the 33d Fighter Wing at Eglin AFB in Florida and the 332 Air Expeditionary Wing at Balad Air Base, Iraq. I retired as the Maintenance Group Superintendent at Langley AFB in Virginia on Feb 1st, 2008.
Douglas Michalke
Douglas Michalke
Class of 1971
Navy, 10 Years

Naval Aviation Training Command, 1975-77; Patrol Squadron 6, NAS Barbers Pt., HI, 1977-1980; NROTC Unit, University of Oklahoma, 1980-1982; Commander, Fleet Activities, Yokosuka, Japan, 1982-1984
Gary Weis
Gary Weis
Class of 1987
Air Force, 6 Years

Served in the Air Force in Financial Management from 1992 to 1998 stationed in California and Ohio before behing honorably disharged. Lives in Denver Colorado since 1998.
Ian Fulmer
Ian Fulmer
Class of 2007
Air Force, 10 Years

Served for 10 years serving 3 tours overseas
Jack David Talak II
Jack David Talak II
Class of 1992
Navy, 2 Years

Great Lakes Boot USS Forestal CV59 NAVSTA PHILADELPHIA 92-93 USS AMERICA 93 VAW120 93/94
Jeff Carr
Jeff Carr
Class of 1981
Army, 20+ Years

Active duty Officer, 26 years. Acquisition. Getting the right equipment to our War-fighters
Jim Hosey
Jim Hosey
Class of 1990
Navy, 4 Years

Honorable discharge in1995
JOHN DAVID RICART
JOHN DAVID RICART
Class of 1958
Army, 3 Years

BASIC FT. HOOD, ADV. FT. SILL, 21 MO. IN KOREA, 8 MO. GERMANY FOR BERLIN CRISIS OF "61. G.I. BILL PAID FOR RUTGERS
John L. Kovach jr.
John L. Kovach jr.
Class of 1971
Marine Corps, 3 Years

Served 3 years USMC 24 months overseas nine of them in GTMO. 3 years USMCR. Special Forces Jungle School , Panama 1977. Retired from Pa. Army National Guard 1993
ken beyda
ken beyda
Class of 2003
Navy, 5 Years

carrier fighter pilot attached to VFA-41, The Black Aces at NAS, Lemoore, Ca.
Kenneth Ault
Kenneth Ault
Class of 1969
Army, 20+ Years

US Army
US Army Guard
US Army Reserve
Margaret  Ann Happner-Liner
Margaret Ann Happner-Liner
Class of 1969
Air Force, 11 Years

USAF Nurse Corp. Andrews AFB Washington D.C. & Keesler AFB Biloxi,MS.
Margaret  Ann Happner-Liner
Margaret Ann Happner-Liner
Class of 1969
Air Force, 11 Years

USAF Nurse Corp. Andrews AFB Washington D.C. & Keesler AFB Biloxi,MS.
Martin Patterson
Martin Patterson
Class of 1983
Navy, 12 Years

AMH-1. Worked on A-7's and F/A-18's. Attached to VA-174, VA-37, Strike Aircraft Test Directorate, VFA-106, VFA -105. Cruises on USS FORRESTAL CV-59, USS JOHN F KENNEDY CV-67, USS EISENHOWER CVN -69.
Mike Burk
Mike Burk
Class of 1967
Army, 20+ Years

Commissioned as an infantry second lieutenant in 1971. Branch transferred to Armor when I joined the National Guard in 1974. Retired in 2001 after 30 years: four years active duty and 26 years Guard and Army Reserve.
N. Andrew Greig
N. Andrew Greig
Class of 1972
Navy, 5 Years

NROTC Penn State. Sailed a desk at Division of Naval Reactors (SEA 08) all five years 1976-81
Norman A. Wagener
Norman A. Wagener
Class of 1968
Navy, 3 Years

Communication Radioman;
3 Tours: Morocco, North Africa
Med. cruise
Vietnam: Mekong Delta (Combat)
Raymond Troiano
Raymond Troiano
Class of 1967
Air Force, 6 Years

Radar Tech/Repair on the F4-E Jet Fighter during Vietnam Conflict 69-70. Served13 months at Korat, Thailand.
Robert K Ault
Robert K Ault
Class of 1965
Marine Corps, 6 Years

Served 2 years Active Duty 1969-71 - Received Honorable Discharge in 1975

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Class of '76

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Our Bethel Park High School military alumni are some of the most outstanding people we know and this page recognizes them and everything they have done! Not everyone gets to come home for the holidays and we want our Bethel Park High School Military to know that they are loved and appreciated. All of us in Bethel Park are proud of our military alumni and want to thank them for risking their lives to protect our country!