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

Austin Maclin
Austin Maclin Class of 1964
Air Force, 4 Years
k9 vietnam 65,66
Bill Janulin
Bill Janulin Class of 1962
Navy, 4 Years
Enlisted in the Navy right after graduation from High School. Went through recruit training and subsequent specialty training at NTC Great Lakes, Ill. Served aboard destroyer U.S.S. Perry DD-844, homeported in Mayport Florida. Separated from Active duty in September of 1965
Carolyn Ann Pogwist
Carolyn Ann Pogwist Class of 1970
Air Force, 4 Years
Carolyn Pogwist
Carolyn Pogwist Class of 1970
Air Force, 3 Years
Daniel Solowsky
Daniel Solowsky Class of 1999
Navy, 6 Years
Operation Enduring Freedom 2 tours Iraq, Afghanistan
dANIEL sOLOWSKY Class of 1999
Navy, 6 Years
Master at Arms Second Class Petty Officer ESWS/ASWS
David Cole
David Cole Class of 1976
Navy, 4 Years
Served aboard USS HUNLEY AS-31 and USS CAYUGA LST-1186 Rate EN2
edward guratosky
edward guratosky Class of 1964
Air Force, 4 Years
enlisted Aug. 65, trained as air craft mechanic, held two titles as student flight mechanic on prop. shipped to Guam in 66 to ground crew on B-47s then to B-52s as crew chief. placed in training section . 68 went to Barksdale La. as ground crew and recruited to training section. given a six month early out only to miss out on promotion to e-5 two months later. HONORABLE DISCHARGE.
Edward Guratosky
Edward Guratosky Class of 1964
Air Force, 4 Years
Air craft mechanic on jet over two planes ( B-47, 52, XB-70, C-135, 141 ) served three years in SAC, at Vandenburg AFB Calif, Anderson AFB Guam, Barksdale AFB La.
Fred Amico
Fred Amico Class of 1961
Army, 2 Years
assigned to 7th Medical Group
Frederick "Rick" Charles
Frederick "Rick" Charles Class of 1961
Army, 20+ Years
Retired Army Corps of Engineers colonel. Served in 24th (4th Armored Division), 10th (3rd Infantry Division), 65th (25th Infantry Division [Vietnam], and 307th Engineer Battalions (82nd Airborne Division). Commanded 54th Engr Battalion and was V Corps Covering Force Engineer Commander. Assistant Division Engineer; 82d Abn Div. Assistant V Corps Engineer. Chief of Requirements Branch, DA DCSOPS G3 (Pentagon). Chief of Military Engineering and Topography Division and Executive Director, Office of the Chief of Engineers (Pentagon). US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) assignments as project officer and Resident Engineer. Executive Officer and Senior Research Coordinator, U.S. Army Natick Laboratories. Served final four years as Director of Combat Developments, Engineer School, Maneuver Support Center of Excellence.
George Riemer
George Riemer Class of 1967
Navy, 4 Years
Hospital Corpsman Navy Achievement Medal with Combat V for service in Vietnam.
Jennifer (Boldt) Buckman
Jennifer (Boldt) Buckman Class of 1988
Air Force, 20+ Years
I have been in for 22 years and have been all over the world. Loved every minute but can't wait to retire in Nov 2010.
John Eichler
John Eichler Class of 1958
Navy, 4 Years
Radioman 2/c, last duty station was USS Mullany (DD-528) out of San Diego
karen beirne (flint)
karen beirne (flint) Class of 1988
Air Force, 19 Years
An agent with OSI. Married with 4 children. Still come back to Rafkind Rd in Bloomingdale
Keith Pandorf
Keith Pandorf Class of 1980
Air Force, 20+ Years
Air Force
Louis J. Bianco
Louis J. Bianco Class of 1991
Air Force, 5 Years
Served in US Army National Guard from 2007-2009, Serving in US Air National Guard from 2009 - Current
Richard A. Peer
Richard A. Peer Class of 1980
Navy, 20+ Years
Petty Officer First Class (Surface Warfare) Richard A. Peer served in the following fields in his 20 years of service: Nuclear Weapons, Ship Maintenance, Administration, Military Law, Explosive Ordnance Disposal, Security, as well as several Search and Rescue Duties (Diver).
thomas peter beirnd
thomas peter beirnd Class of 1989
Army, 6 Years
joined at 17 right out of high school...promoted to staff sergeant by 23. died at 24 in training for delta force..left behind a wife and daughter.
Tim Brady
Tim Brady Class of 1984
Army, 3 Years
Field Artillery

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