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

Daniel D Best
Daniel D Best Class of 1964
Army, 12 Years
Started as a Private at Fort Dix, New Jersey in 1966. Selected to attend Leadership School at the completion of Basic Training. Selected to be the Trainee Unit Commander for Advanced Individual Training. Selected to attend Engineer OCS (Officer's Candidate School). Graduated 2nd Lieutenant at Fort Belvoir's Engineer School in April, 1967. In Germany, was assigned as an Engineer Platoon Leader at C Company with the 293rd Engineer Battalion and was promoted to 1st Lieutenant. Was selected to attend Airborne School and became a Paratrooper. Was selected to be the Company Commander of C Company and was then promoted to Captain. Was assigned to the 84th Construction Engineer Battalion in Qhi Nhon, Vietnam and arrived in country in July of 1969. Served as Battalion Staff, Headquarters Company Commander, and the Reaction Force Platoon Leader. Received Commendation for Bravery and Leadership Under Fire for firefight on April 1, 1970. Was awarded an Army Commendation Medal and the Bronze Star Medal in Vietnam. Was reassigned to the Engineer School at Fort Belvior in Virginia as a Military Instructor to 2nd Lieutenants where I taught how to build bridges. Won multiple awards as Instructor of the Month. While in that assignment, created a Trick Drill Team with volunteers to do parades, funerals, and military ceremonies. Was selected by the Post Commander, Major General Robert Ploger, to be the first Black Aide-de-Camp to an Engineer General. An article was submitted to the Courier Post and was published. Was selected to attend the Engineer Officer Advanced Course. Was assigned to the University of Miami to take MIS courses. Was assigned to Fort Lee, Virginia as the Engineer Officer for War Planning Operations. Got a promotion to run the New Computer Systems Operation at Fort Lee, Virginia.
LK James (Bronco)
LK James (Bronco) Class of 1963
Navy, 4 Years
Viet Nam Looking for (Stump }(Leroy) contact me via
Neil Aronoff
Neil Aronoff Class of 1967
Navy, 4 Years
Served in communications. One of the first using computers for ultra-high speed/uktra-high security input and output. Also served in the Coast Guard reserve 1976-1980.
Neil Aronoff
Neil Aronoff Class of 1967
Navy, 4 Years
Not particularly distinguished. I was in Naval Communications (Oct, 1968-Oct, 1972). Served at Naval Communications Station Guantanamo Bay, Cuba for 13 months, and at Atlantic Command HQ in Norfolk, VA for 2 1/2 years. I got a National Defense Service Medal because I existed.
Navy, 20+ Years

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Camden High School Classmates

Daniel Devaughan Best
Class of '64

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