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 Clairton High School class ring? Have you found someone's class ring? Visit our Bears lost class ring page to search for your class ring or post information about a found ring.
Honored Military Alumni
Brian S. Sitko Class of 1990
Marine Corps, 19 Years Served for 19 years in the U.S. Marines. Enlisted as a Private in 1992 and was later commissioned in 2002. Graduated from Hampton University and was awarded a BA in Sociology. Participated in 4 combat deployments: 1 to Somalia in1992 and 3 to Iraq. Captain Sitko's unit (3d Bn 4th Marines) pulled down the Saddam Hussein during the 2003 invasion. Is currently assigned to Quantico, VA and will retire from military service in July 2012.
chris terry Class of 1985
Marine Corps, 6 Years military police camps pendleton, lejuene, okinowa, hawaii, alaska
Dave Thomas Class of 1966
Army, 10 Years Door Gunner Vietnam 67-68 & 70-71
David Goldie Class of 1980
Air Force, 20+ Years Served 1981 - 2010. Final active duty assignment was Command Chief Master Sergeant, 7th Bomb Wing, Dyess AFB TX
Don Nevills Class of 1981
Navy, 14 Years Served 14 years on 5 different ships. Desert Shield/Desert Storm Vet.
EARL MAKSIN Class of 1961
Navy, 5 Years 1ST SHIP A TROOP TRANSPORT HOMEPORTED SAN DIEGO CA. MADE A WET-PAC CRUISE 1963.2ND SHIP THE USS ENTERPRISE, 1ST NUCLEAR CARRIER. MADE A MED CRUISE AND THEN AROUND THE WORLD 1964.
George Slavick Class of 1968
Air Force, 7 Years I was a Ground Radio Operato while in the AF. Attended basic training at Lackland afb Tx.,Tech. school at Keesler afb Miss.My first duty assignment was at sheppard afb tx. I worked in the base MARS station. My next assignment was to Germany. I spent 2 years at Sembach afb and 2 years at Weisbaden afb. with the 17th AF 601 TCS. My final assignment was Altas afb ok. with the 4th MOB.
Gregory R. Lentz Class of 2005
Air Force, 3 Years Life Support Specialist. Maintains all life support equipment needed for Air Force Fighter Jets. Has completed 1 tour in IRAQ.
James B Gillie Class of 1952
Air Force, 20+ Years 2 yrs Air National Guard part time 4 yrs US Air Force Active Duty 31 years Full Time Air National Guard
Larry Stearns Class of 1967
Air Force, 20+ Years Adminiistration Clerk
Louise Walker Class of 1983
Navy, 10 Years Serviced 1986 - 1996
Michael Hammar Class of 1963
Army, 4 Years 1964-68: US Army Intelligence & Security 1964-65: USAF SAC Base - Thule, Greenland 1966-67: US Embassy - Tehran, Iran
Paul Goodrum Class of 1984
Marine Corps, 9 Years Proudly served the USMC from 1984 thru 1991. Veteran of Desert Shield/Desert Storm.
Paul Milan Velardo Class of 1963
Air Force, 4 Years Radar technician. Station at the 764 TH radar squadron, St Albans, Vermont. Discharged in 1969.
Rick Weber Class of 1963
Marine Corps, 4 Years Vietnam Veteran '68-'69 Trained as jet mech Service in Vietman - classified
Robert A. Vitori Class of 1957
Army, 20+ Years Retired Colonel 1996
SFC Sean Long Class of 1991
Army, 17 Years Signal Systems Support Specialist, Deployed in support of OIF 01-03, OEF 06 and OIF 07-09
Terrance Coleman Class of 1977
Army, 8 Years Administrative Specialist and Postal Operation Clerk for 6 years and Military Intelligence Morse Code Interceptor for 2 years
Terrance Coleman Class of 1977
Army, 8 Years Administrative Specialist and Morse Code Interceptor
Terrence A. Fort Class of 1976
Army, 20+ Years Served as a Warrant Officer from 1982 - 2002. Was part of 5 real world contngencies. Since retirement worked as the lead Engineer for CENTCOM during OIE and OEF. Currently working at the Pentagon in the office of the CIO G6 as Senior Systems Analyst.
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A Day of Celebration
A Day of Celebration will be held on Saturday, March 24, 2012, to honor the 4 time WPIAL and 3-peat PIAA State Champs, ...