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

Anthony (Tony) Bruner
Anthony (Tony) Bruner Class of 1978
Navy, 20+ Years
Left for boot camp a week after graduation. Earned my commission from the ranks, and finally retired in Virginia in 2005. I now work for the Navy in civil service.
Bill Harting
Bill Harting Class of 1968
Marine Corps, 13 Years
1973 - 1986 Staff Sargent in the USMC, Paris Island boot camp, Camp Lejune, NC. Okinawa Japan, Albany GA, Fremont OH, Camp Pendleton CA. Active today with the Semper Fi Club (Veteran Organization in Atlanta GA).
Bill McCabe
Bill McCabe Class of 1961
Army, 4 Years
US Army Security Agency-Top Secret Clearence
Bob Brandenstein
Bob Brandenstein Class of 1972
Air Force, 20+ Years
USAF Basic training and Tech School 1979-1980 Served 1.5 yrs at Incirlik Turkey 1980-1981 1.5 yrs Shaw AFB SC 1981-1983 5 yrs Griffiss AFB NY 1983-1988 4yrs Okinawa AB Japan 1988-1992 2yrs Beale AFB CA 1992-1994 4yrs Okinawa AB Japan 1994-1998 1yrs McChord AFB WA998-1999
Charles Bunnell
Charles Bunnell Class of 1961
Air Force, 4 Years
F100, F105 and F4C RADAR TECH LOWERY AFB, CO 1961-1962 ITAZUKE AFB, JAPAN 1962-1964 GEORGE AFB, CA 1964-1965
Craig Morris
Craig Morris Class of 1983
Air Force, 20+ Years
Hanscom AFB, MA 1983-1987 Otis ANG, MA 1987-1993 Kelly AFB, TX 1993-1997 Burlington ANG, VT 1997-2000 Westover AFRB, MA 2000-2007
Daniel J Thomas
Daniel J Thomas Class of 1975
Army, 20+ Years
Retired at Lieutenant Colonel, US Army 28 years service to include deployments to Germany, Korea, Iraq, Kuwait and Afghanistan
Darrin Smith
Darrin Smith Class of 1992
Army, 16 Years
I'm still in the military. My job is a Combat Engineer in the US Army as a SFC.
DAVID C. GILLETTE Class of 1966
Navy, 3 Years
David N. Clingerman
David N. Clingerman Class of 1982
Army, 15 Years
Did 8 years Active Duty after graduation and an additional 7 years in the Reserve after that. Met my beautiful wife of over 36 years during advanced training shortly after graduating from basic training.
Eknauth Persaud
Eknauth Persaud Class of 1989
Marine Corps Reserve, 7 Years
Served from 1990 - 1997, infantry 0311 and jump (airborne).
James Jones
James Jones Class of 1967
Marine Corps, 6 Years
Just want to say thank you to all my fellow veterans.
james p guiry
james p guiry Class of 1967
Air Force, 20+ Years
electronics technician
Jay Hines
Jay Hines Class of 1965
Air Force, 4 Years
Supply Sargeant with 17 months overseas during Viet Nam
Jeffrey Lansing
Jeffrey Lansing Class of 1986
Navy, 4 Years
Electrician's Mate 3rd class, 2 Med. tours with the USS Shreveport LPD-12; Amphib Assault ship.
Jeffrey W. Hoke
Jeffrey W. Hoke Class of 1990
Army, 19 Years
Currently still serving in the Army. I will be retiring this year (2015) with 20 years of active duty service. I am in the Transportation Corp (Cargo Specialist). I joined in Nov 1995. I did Basic Training at Fort Knox, Ky. I have been stationed at Fort Eustis, Va, Camp Casey, Korea, Fort Story, Va, I was a recruiter in Baltimore, Md. I have been deployed to Kuwait and Iraq. I will be staying in my current location (Virginia Beach, Va) upon retirement.
Jim Hughes
Jim Hughes Class of 1978
Army, 20+ Years
Military intelligence, Operations
john waldron
john waldron Class of 1981
Navy, 6 Years
search & rescue swimmer
Ken Schumacher
Ken Schumacher Class of 1960
Army, 3 Years
Saigon, Viet Nam 1962-1965
Ken Schumacher
Ken Schumacher Class of 1960
Army, 3 Years
ASA Army Security Agency

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