Military Alumni

Military 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 Christopher Columbus High School class ring? Have you found someone's class ring? Visit our Blue Steel lost class ring page to search for your class ring or post information about a found ring.

Honored Military Alumni

gary  howell
gary howell Class of 1986
Army, 19 Years
1SG
Hector M. Soto III
Hector M. Soto III Class of 1997
Army, 8 Years
I am a Staf Sergeant in the U. S. Army. I have served in Iraq twice and have served one year in Korea.
Jack (John) Shea
Jack (John) Shea Class of 1963
Marine Corps, 4 Years
RVN- Late 1967 thru early 1969
JACKIE E. WARD
JACKIE E. WARD Class of 1980
Army, 3 Years
3 YEARS REGULAR ARMY 1984-1987 PANAMA. 7 YEARS NEW YORK ARMY NATIONAL GUARD JUNE 1987-JUNE 1994
James E Lilley Jr
James E Lilley Jr Class of 1977
Navy, 20+ Years
U.S Navy Submarine Service
Jerome M Sisk
Jerome M Sisk Class of 1956
Air Force, 20+ Years
I served almost 24 years achieving the rank of Lt Col. My Career included 2 years with NASA supporting the Gemini and Apollo programs and 4 years with the Defense Inteligence Agency in Washington DC. I retired in 1985.
Margaret Wendling
Margaret Wendling Class of 1970
Army, 4 Years
Pharmacy Specialist Fort Riley, Ks. Proud to serve.
martykounine@yahoo.com
martykounine@yahoo.com Class of 1961
Air Force, 4 Years
Served from Sept.1963 until Sept.1967 as a munitions maintenance mechanic.I spent one year in Thailand and Viet Nam with the 56th Air Commando Wing.
Michael Laughinghouse
Michael Laughinghouse Class of 1982
Marine Corps, 14 Years
Active duty 1987-1991, Reserve duty 1991-2003. Ended service as Staff Sergeant.
Steve Ortiz
Steve Ortiz Class of 1987
Air Force, 20+ Years
Served 24 Years in the USAF and participated in contingencies to include Desert Shield/Storm, Kosovo, Iraq, and Afghanistan. Initially served as a Munitions Systems Specialist (461X0) but then cross-trained as a Federal Agent for the DOD/IG

Classmates Spotlight

Christopher Columbus High School Classmates

Suki Shelley Rosenberg
Class of '69

Alumni Stories

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School News

CCHS Grand Reunion-- Together-- A Reality

The Alumnus Class of 1973 is sponsoring a grand reunion,
November 12, 2011 at the Villa Barone Manor in Throggs ...
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