Bradford Area High School Alumni

Bradford, 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

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.
Daniel W Good
Daniel W Good
Class of 1967
Air Force, 21 Years

C-141 Loadmaster E-8 Retired
Darrel Haven
Darrel Haven
Class of 1973
Navy, 3 Years

Served as a photographer in Norfolk VA. Entered 1973 discharged 1976
David Graham
David Graham
Class of 1970
Army, 30 Years

Enlisted int the Vermont Army National Guard in 1979. Retired from the US Army Reserves 2009.
Received commission via OCS.
Armor Officer (tanks)
Served in the Illinois Army National Guard 1983.
Active Duty with the Univ of Vermont ROTC program 1990-1996.
Changed Branch to Civil Affairs, Special Operations Command, was training with the 173 Airborne Brigade (US European Rapid Deployment Force) in Italy and in Germany when 9-11 happened.
Mobilized for 2 years to Fort Drum, NY where I was Chief of Staff for Civil-Military Operations for the 10th Mountain Division 2004-2006.
Finished up with two tours in Afghanistan 2008-2009, where I was the Senior American officer for Civil-Military Operations ISAF HQ, Kabul.
Total of 13 years active duty.
David Poyer
David Poyer
Class of 1967
Navy, 30 Years

US Naval Academy, various surface ship billets, then duty at Pentagon, Joint Forces Command, etc. Retired 2001.
Eileen (Squires) Connelly
Eileen (Squires) Connelly
Class of 1988
Navy, 20+ Years

SEP1988 - SEP2012; QMC (Retired)
Gulf Wars I & II
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 Keppel
James Keppel
Class of 1969
Air Force, 10 Years

Spent 3 years as a radio repairman at Hunter Army Air Field in Savannah Georgia at a radar station. Then to Texas and Mass.for advanced electronic repair. Next 3 years were spent in San Vito Italy, where we enjoyed a lot of traveling.Back to Kelly Field in Texas for my last 2 years on world wide TDY duty installing and repairing electronic surveillance equipment.Moved to a small town just outside of Savannah Georgia , where we still live.
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.
Roger "Charlie" Brown
Roger "Charlie" Brown
Class of 1968
Air Force, 20+ Years

1969 Started military career as a Cryogenic Production Specialist in Viet Nam.
2007 Retired from the Air Reserves as acting Chief, Keesler AFB Fuels Branch
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.
Suzanne (Voisine) Sutterfield
Suzanne (Voisine) Sutterfield
Class of 1980
Air Force, 9 Years

Served in the USAF as a Russian Linguist and Intelligence Analyst. followed y 9 years as a Government Contractor/Military Intelligence Analyst.
Suzanne (Voisine) Sutterfield
Suzanne (Voisine) Sutterfield
Class of 1980
Air Force, 10 Years

After BMT, I attended The Defense Language Institute at Lackland AFB and became a Cryptologic Linguist (Russian). I was stationed at the 6981 ESS, Elemendorf AFB for three years. Next, I was stationed at Kelly AFB, HQ Electronic Security Command (formerly), where I became an Intelligence/Research Analyst. I left USAF in 1990, and became a defense contractor, supporting the Air Force as an Intelligence Analyst.
Tim minich
Tim minich
Class of 1984
Air Force, 10 Years

Joined the airforce in 1985, deployed during desert storm. When he got out he moved south to north Carolina. Where he still lives doing his thing hunting fishing and camping

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Our Bradford Area 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 Bradford Area High School Military to know that they are loved and appreciated. All of us in Bradford are proud of our military alumni and want to thank them for risking their lives to protect our country!