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

Carl Edward Spears
Carl Edward Spears Class of 1971
Air Force, 20+ Years
Spent 22 years in the Air Force serving 4 tours in Germany, 1 year remote in Italy, North Dakota, Montana. New Jersey. Buckley AFB Colorado. Received several medal for my service.
Carla (Vickery) Rudichuk
Carla (Vickery) Rudichuk Class of 1980
Air Force, 8 Years
Enlisted 1981. Stationed at Myrtle Beach AFB, SC, then RAF Bentwaters, UK as a Photo/Video/Sensors Tech on A-10's, then Castle AFB, CA as a Photo/Video tech on B-52's. While at Castle i retrained into Information Systems Programming and stayed at Castle programming B-52 and KC-135 flight simulators.
Darrel Haven
Darrel Haven Class of 1973
Navy, 3 Years
Served as a photographer in Norfolk VA. Entered 1973 discharged 1976
Dave (Bear) Patterson
Dave (Bear) Patterson Class of 1967
Air Force, 4 Years
I went in the Air Force in 1968 under the buddy plan with John Smith. A lot of guys were in or was going in around that time. I spent 4 years active Air Force and 30 years as a cilivan. My last assigment was HQ AFRC Warner Robins Ga. The first 4 years I was a air craft fuel system machanic. As a civlian I started POL then Refueling Mantance then Liquid Fuels mantance. Then I was the chief for the Hazmatt Pharmancy for the Air Force Reserve Command. Every place I went in 34 years in the Air Force I met someone from Bradford. A small world. We lost a lot of guys from Bradford during the war our class lost Pat Cobb. Thank all of you for your service. And Pat thank you for giving it all.
EILEEN SQUIRES Class of 1988
Navy, 19 Years
Erin Collins
Erin Collins Class of 1991
National Guard, 4 Years
I am still in the NY Army National Guard as an armorer for a support unit. I have served 4 yrs of the 20 I plan on serving. I worked SAD in support of Operation Noble Eagle after Sept 11.
Franklin D. Coburn
Franklin D. Coburn Class of 1951
Air Force, 4 Years
USAF 4 years in communications.
Gino Auteri, Colonel, USAF, MSC, FACHE
Gino Auteri, Colonel, USAF, MSC, FACHE Class of 1979
Air Force, 20+ Years
PA Army National Guard 81-83, USAF 1983 to present, currently Commander, 325th Medical Group, Tyndall ARB, Florida
James Moore
James Moore Class of 1964
Air Force, 10 Years
Served a tour in Viet Nam 1967-1968
John C Olexa
John C Olexa Class of 1967
Marine Corps, 6 Years
I left for basic training on January 10, 1968. While there I was given the occupation specialty as a bandsman. I served mostly with the U. S. Marine Drum and Bugle Crops. I also served as an Embassy Guard in Djakarta, Indonesia and Hong Kong. Any and all photos I had from those years were destroyed by Hurricane Andrew in 1992.
Joseph Fearn
Joseph Fearn Class of 1980
Marine Corps, 14 Years
Infantry Marine Security Guard (Embassy Duty) Served in Operation Joint Endeavor (Bosnia) Served in Operation Enduring Freedom (Afghanistan) Served in Operation Iraqi Freedom
Joseph G. Fearn
Joseph G. Fearn Class of 1980
Marine Corps, 14 Years
Infantry Marine Security Guard (Embassy Duty)
Julie (Thiel) Piper
Julie (Thiel) Piper Class of 2003
Navy, 6 Years
Served in the US Navy for 6 years as an electrican on aircraft navigation systems and communication devices. Spent three years working in a joint command working along-side both Sailors and Marines supporting the efforts of Marine helicopter and Navy P-3 (aircraft) squadrons deployed in Iraq, Italy, and Qatar.
Leo T. Munday Sr.
Leo T. Munday Sr. Class of 1982
Marine Corps, 20+ Years
I joined the Marine Corps straight out of BHS. I traveled all over the world a couple times over. I deployed aboard the U.S.S. John F. Kennedy CV-67 in 88-89. I participated in Desert Shield/Desert Storm in 90-91. I made two more deployments to Iwakuni Japan, where I went to several other countries. I started out as a Private and retired a Captain. If I could do it again I would sign up today! Semper Fi!
Mark Doolittle
Mark Doolittle Class of 1982
Navy, 4 Years
served 4 years in Navy and in 2004 resigned to go to Iraq upon which I was injured and am now 60% disabled.
Michael Yale
Michael Yale Class of 1978
Air Force, 20+ Years
Served in Operation Desert shield and desert storm as military. served in Iraq as a civil servent. served a total of 4 years in a war zone.
Pete Pendleton
Pete Pendleton Class of 1962
Air Force, 20+ Years
enjoyed my years
Peter J. Ross, D.M.D.
Peter J. Ross, D.M.D. Class of 1970
Army Reserves, 20+ Years
I was an Army officer for 37 years. Served with the 101st Airborne Division, 1979-83 on active duty. The remainder of my service was in the Army Reserves. The last ten years, I was the IMA Reserve commander for the Pacific Regional and the Southeast Regional Dental Commands. I have been a United States Military Academy Liaison Officer for my county for 19 years and continue to serve. I retired as a colonel.
Sally G. Siebert, LTC, RET
Sally G. Siebert, LTC, RET Class of 1966
Army, 20+ Years
Army Nurse Corps
Stephanie D. Romanowski
Stephanie D. Romanowski Class of 2010
Army Reserves, 8 Years
I enlisted in the U.S. Army Reserves while I was a senior. I love serving this great country of ours and wouldn't change a thing about my experience. I have had the opportunities to see some truly amazing places.

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Class of '08

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