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

Alfred Furtado
Alfred Furtado Class of 1961
Army, 3 Years
SP4 - 6th missile battalion 65th artillery, Key West, Florida. Cuban Missile Crisis.
Alice Lindsay Tatro
Alice Lindsay Tatro Class of 1977
Air Force, 8 Years
Communications
Andrea Raiter
Andrea Raiter Class of 1975
Army, 20+ Years
Served in Germany during the Cold War. Retired at the rank of First Sergeant.
Antonio Borges
Antonio Borges Class of 1964
National Guard, 20+ Years
Joined 215th Army Band Massachusetts Army National Guard in 1966 transferred to 88th Army Band Rhode Island Army National Guard attained rank of Warrant Officer 1, Bandmaster. In 1976 transferred back to the 215th Army Band. Performed at various military installations on the East Coast, concert tour of the Country of Greece, performed in the Netherlands for the 50th Anniversary of the Liberation of the Netherlands, and retired in 2006. Total service of 37 years.
Bill Hathaway
Bill Hathaway Class of 1967
Navy, 16 Years
Enlisted in USNR in May, 1969. Went to Hospital Corps School, Great Lakes from July, 1970 through October, 1970. Served at Naval Hospital - guam from November 1970 to June 1972. Was a ward corpsman on the orthopedics ward treating Vietnam casualties, mostly amputees. Stayed in the reserves serving until 1985. Most of my reserve service was as a field medical service technician with the USMC reserves. Was an HM1 when my military career ended.
Bill Vieira
Bill Vieira Class of 1963
Air Force, 5 Years
Communications Specialist. Phillipines, Thailand, California, Vietnam, Florida. In Vietnam (1966-67)served as advisor to ROK Tiger Division In Binh Dinh Province between Qui Nhon and An Khe
Bob Servant
Bob Servant Class of 1967
Air Force, 20+ Years
Served in the Air Force 33 and one-half years after enlisting in 1969. Received a commission in 1980 from Officer Training School and retired as a full colonel in 2003.
Bob Servant
Bob Servant Class of 1967
Air Force, 20+ Years
I enlisted in the Air Force in December 1969. I was a missile combat crew member on a Titan II launch crew at McConnell AFB, Wichita, KS. In 1980 I received a commission from Officer Training School. As an officer I did many jobs all related to the nuclear operations field. I retired in June 2003 as a full colonel. After 33 and one-half years of service. Brenda (formerly Veloza), BMC Durfee class of 68, and I married in 1970 and we now live Bellevue Nebraska. We have two children Christine and Brian and seven grand children. Brian is a captain in the Air Force and Christine is an elementary school teacher.
Brian D. Furtado
Brian D. Furtado Class of 1985
Marine Corps, 4 Years
Served 1985-1989
Carol Lynch
Carol Lynch Class of 1977
Navy Reserves, 20+ Years
Currently serves as the Deputy Judge Advocate General (Reserve Affairs and Operations)/Deputy Commander Naval Legal Service Command. Rank Rear Admiral.
Carolyn (Goncalo) Coe
Carolyn (Goncalo) Coe Class of 1975
Air Force, 10 Years
Airborne Cryptologic Linguist
Charles Hodgate
Charles Hodgate Class of 1951
Navy, 4 Years
Took in one of the birds he loved to fly
Cynthia (Silvia) Dunn
Cynthia (Silvia) Dunn Class of 1981
Air Force, 4 Years
Electronic Cryptographic Equipment Systems Specialist in Zweibrucken Germany
Dane Berry
Dane Berry Class of 1963
Army Reserves, 20+ Years
Retired LTC. 1967-1994.
Daniel J Freeman
Daniel J Freeman Class of 1972
Navy, 20+ Years
Navy - Dental Technician, RI Air National Guard- TSGT, NCOIC. Dental Service.
Don Berry
Don Berry Class of 1965
Army, 20+ Years
Served as enlisted,warrant, and commissioned officer. Helicopter pilot in Viet Nam. Retired from the Defense Intelligence Agency.
Donald L. Berry
Donald L. Berry Class of 1965
Army, 20+ Years
Served from 1967 to 1995. Served in Viet Nam as a gunship helicopter pilot. Held jobs as pilot, medical operations officer, audiologist, commander of Alaska Medevac, instructor at the Academy of Health Sciences, and Computer Chief at an intelligence production facility for Defense Intelligence Agency. Retired and now grandfather full time with 11 grandkids.
Donald L. Berry
Donald L. Berry Class of 1965
Army, 20+ Years
Served from 1967 to 1995. Served in Viet Nam as a gunship helicopter pilot. Held jobs as pilot, medical operations officer, audiologist, commander of Alaska Medevac, instructor at the Academy of Health Sciences, and Computer Chief at an intelligence production facility for Defense Intelligence Agency. Retired and now grandfather full time with 11 grandkids.
Donald L. Berry
Donald L. Berry Class of 1965
Army, 20+ Years
Served from 1967 to 1995. Served in Viet Nam as a gunship helicopter pilot. Held jobs as pilot, medical operations officer, audiologist, commander of Alaska Medevac, instructor at the Academy of Health Sciences, and Computer Chief at an intelligence production facility for Defense Intelligence Agency. Retired and now grandfather full time with 11 grandkids.
Donald L. Berry
Donald L. Berry Class of 1965
Army, 20+ Years
Served from 1967 to 1995. Served in Viet Nam as a gunship helicopter pilot. Held jobs as pilot, medical operations officer, audiologist, commander of Alaska Medevac, instructor at the Academy of Health Sciences, and Computer Chief at an intelligence production facility for Defense Intelligence Agency. Retired and now grandfather full time with 11 grandkids.

Classmates Spotlight

B.m.c. Durfee High School Classmates

Rhonda Brewster
Class of '99

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School News

Next Class Reunion - 1953

Greetings....I am one that plans well in advance. Does anyone from the 1953 Reunion Committee know when our next Class ...
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