California Area High School Alumni

Coal Center, 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!

Lost Class Rings

Have you lost your California Area High School class ring? Have you found someone's class ring? Visit our Trojans lost class ring page to search for your class ring or post information about a found ring.

Honored Military Alumni

Aubrey L. Leyda
Aubrey L. Leyda
Class of 1954
Army, 20+ Years

Chief Warrant Officer, U.S. Army Signal Corps... Multiplicity of assignments throughout Europe, North Africa, Southeast Asia and the United States. Maintenance officer assigned duties in the maintenance of Command & Control Systems, Intelligence Communications and Digital Data Systems, Battalion Maintenance Officer in a large Signal Battalion Vietnam 1969, Retired 1978 with 24 years service. Married Angeline A. Bell 1955, Denbo, Pa. 61 years, 4 children, 10 grandchildren, 7 great grandchildren. Resides on a golf course in Aiken, South Carolina. Frequent travel in our 40 ft RV.
Carol A. Mosher
Carol A. Mosher
Class of 1968
Air Force, 8 Years

Pennsylvania Air National Guard 1970-1971
USAF Active Duty:
Scott AFB HOSPITAL, IL November 1972-November 1973
Udorn RTAFB, Thailand NOV 1973-NOV 1974
Scott AFB IL AIR EVAC-NOV 1974-1977
Clark AFB Hospital, Philippines 1977-1979
USAFR-1979-1981 Dobbins AFB, GA
Daniel Volosin
Daniel Volosin
Class of 1963
Navy, 6 Years

Was a Machinist Mate 2nd Class and served aboard the Randolph and the Yorktown.
James Miklasevich
James Miklasevich
Class of 1968
Air Force, 20 Years

Instructor pilot (T-37 and F-111), assignments in England, Idaho, Colorado Springs, South Korea, Austin, TX.
James Roberts
James Roberts
Class of 1991
Army, 9 Years

Military Intelligence Analyst. Currently Serving as a Department of the Army Civilian
John H Sperandio
John H Sperandio
Class of 1965
Navy, 6 Years

Served at NTC Great Lakes, NCS Greece and the USS Blakely DE1072
Larry Ridgway
Larry Ridgway
Class of 1964
Army, 20+ Years

Served proudly with units of the Army Security Agency with Top Secret Special Intelligence Clearance, Air Defense Units, and combat support units with the 10th Special Forces, 101st Airborne and 24th Infantry Division. Served in Turkey (2 times), Germany, Japan, Korea, and Vietnam. Fort Devens, MA, Fort Campbell, KY, Fort Stewart, GA. Featherweight Boxing Champion 1969, Fort Devens, MA, Retired Master Sergeant
Michael Federer
Michael Federer
Class of 1996
Navy, 6 Years

Nuclear reactor operator on USS-Chicago 721
Los Angeles Class Fast Attack Submarine
robert s. levine
robert s. levine
Class of 1962
Navy, 20+ Years

retired chief petty officer and highly decorated vietnam vet. received NAVY ACHIEVEMENT MEDAL WITH COMBAT "V"< COMBAT ACTION RIBBON AND VIETAM CROSS OF GALLANTRY PLUS NINE OTHER DECORATIONS
Stanley Nicholas Prokell
Stanley Nicholas Prokell
Class of 1966
Army, 2 Years

Vietnam Veteran
Thomas Crawford
Thomas Crawford
Class of 1972
Army, 14 Years

Forward Observer, 2nd/16th Rangers 1st inf.div; 2nd/17th 7th inf. div; 7th Marksmanship Training Unit; 75th Ranger Regiment; MAC-SOG. Served in SE Asia, Panama, Granada, Iran, Africa, Europe. Received Army Commendation Medal, Meritorious Service Medal. Purple Heart. Member Disabled American Veterans.

Classmates Spotlight

California Area High School Classmates

Charles Barton
Class of '79

Alumni Stories

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School News

Class of 1966 Reunion

The letters for the reunion have been sent. If you do not receive one, please let me know. Hope to hear from all of yo...
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Our California 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 California Area High School Military to know that they are loved and appreciated. All of us in Coal Center are proud of our military alumni and want to thank them for risking their lives to protect our country!