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 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 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 Class of 1961
Army, 4 Years US Army Security Agency-Top Secret Clearence
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 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 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 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 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 Photogapher
Eknauth Persaud Class of 1989
Marine Corps Reserve, 7 Years Served from 1990 - 1997, infantry 0311 and jump (airborne).
James Jones Class of 1967
Marine Corps, 6 Years Just want to say thank you to all my fellow veterans.
james p guiry Class of 1967
Air Force, 20+ Years electronics technician
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 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 Class of 1978
Army, 20+ Years Military intelligence, Operations
john waldron Class of 1981
Navy, 6 Years search & rescue swimmer
Ken Schumacher Class of 1960
Army, 3 Years Saigon, Viet Nam 1962-1965
Ken Schumacher Class of 1960
Army, 3 Years ASA Army Security Agency
Kevin Rembach Class of 1976
Army, 3 Years Aircraft Powertrain Repairman, Hanau, Germany
Mark V Viscanti Class of 1972
Air Force, 20+ Years I was commissioned after graduating from the AFROTC program at RPI. I then spent the first 10 years of my career in the Air Force (1976-1986) flying B-52G's for the Strategic Air Command at Griffiss AFB, NY followed up by training aircrew for Air Training Command at Mather AFB, CA. I left the Air Force in 1986 for the Arizona Air National Guard where I spent the next twenty one years flying KC135's and worked in various wing functions. I retired in Arizona in 2007 after 31 years.
Ann Marie Orsini
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