Connellsville High School Alumni

Connellsville, Pennsylvania (PA)

Military Alumni

Military High School 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) Rulli
Anthony (Tony) Rulli
Class of 1966
Navy, 9 Years

PO1 - Aviation Electronics Technician
Duty Stations; NATTC Millington TN 68-69, VX1, NAS Key West FL 69-70, VW4, NAS Jacksonville FL 70-72, NATTC Millington TN 72-73, USS Forrestal 73-74, NAS Norfolk VA, 74-77
Bob Hixson
Bob Hixson
Class of 1979
National Guard, 20+ Years

25 years June 09.28th ID, 2nd BCT. Combat Medic/Healthcare Specialist, Platoon Sergeant. Deployed with the 2BCT 05-06 with both of our sons at Habbinya Iraq. The youngest was injured when his humvee was struck by ann Improvised Explosive Device. He received a TBI and was shipped to the states early 06. He was serving as a Medic for the 125th Michigan National Guard Unit attached to the 2nd BCT. He is fine and continues to serve the 28th, 2BCT. The oldest son is working as a 42A for the 28th. He and I completed the first tour into 06. Departed Habbinya on the same truck and flew from the combat zone in the same C130 to Kuwait. I am very proud of these two fine young men. They serve with a National Guard unit not far from Connellsville PA. I continue to ser, and on my second tour of Iraq.
Dana D. Davis
Dana D. Davis
Class of 1981
Air Force, 20+ Years

Retired after 25+ years. 15 as an avionics technician and 10 as a computer/communications professional.
edward jacobs
edward jacobs
Class of 2001
Marine Corps, 8 Years

Scout Sniper platoon Sgt
Gary Gemas
Gary Gemas
Class of 1966
Air Force, 20+ Years

8 years Enlisted - 3 tours in South East Asia, 2 Special Operations and 1 regular fighter wing.
14 years Officer - 9 in research - 1 @ Bitburg AFB Germany
George ( Leo ) Ward
George ( Leo ) Ward
Class of 1962
Army, 2 Years

Basic Training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, South Carolina. Awarded " Soldier of the Cycle " and " Soldier of the Month. " 7/67 - 9/67.

Served as SPC E-5, at HHC 58th Field Depot, Qui Nhon, Republic of South Vietnam. " Soldier of the Month " Award.
Honorable Discharge at Fort Lewis Washington after completing US Army Service.....3/69. Hoorahhhhhh !!!
george sage
george sage
Class of 1979
Air Force, 4 Years

avionic's tech
f-111
f-15
f-16
Jane Lint Fronius
Jane Lint Fronius
Class of 1989
Navy, 2 Years

Discharged Honorable under medical, with out the problems would have served for six years as Crytology Technician.
John A. Etling
John A. Etling
Class of 1981
Air Force, 3 Years

Proudly served as a Tactical Aircraft Maintenance Specialist - 64th Organization Maintenance Squadron (OMS) A-Flight, located at Reese AFB, Lubbock Texas.
Member of the Reese AFB Base Honor Guard - Gold Rope.
John Albright
John Albright
Class of 1958
Air Force, 4 Years

Sheppard AFB, Harlingen AFB, Randolph AFB
Air Training Command Pilot and Navigator training
John Ellenberger
John Ellenberger
Class of 1978
Air Force, 9 Years

Served 9 years in various locations to include; Hickam AFB, HI, Cheyenne Mountain AFS, CO
Jose Avellanet
Jose Avellanet
Class of 1996
Marine Corps, 14 Years

Enlisted in 1997 Active Duty
MOS: Embarkation/Logistics Specialist 0431
Current Billet: Logistics/Mobility Chief
Attended Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island
Deployments - OIF (2), OEF (1)
Duty Stations and Units Served in Chronological Order.
Okinawa Japan, MCAS Futenma - MWSS 172
Parris Island, SC - HQ BN
Camp Lejeune, NC - 2d LAR, 1/10, 5/10
MCAS New River, NC - HMLA 167
Okinawa Japan, Camp Courtney - III MEF CE G-4
Camp Lejeune, NC - 3/6, 2d MarDiv G-4
Kim Derek Pritts
Kim Derek Pritts
Class of 1971
Marine Corps, 2 Years

Parris Island, South Carolina, Weapons Training Battalion, Quantico, Virginia
MaryAnn McQuade-Johns
MaryAnn McQuade-Johns
Class of 1969
Air Force, 20+ Years

USAR from October 1986 to February 1996.
USAF from February 1996 to February 1999
USAFR from February 1999 to November 2006
Michael Cable
Michael Cable
Class of 1987
Army, 20+ Years

I joined the Army as a junior in HS.
Retired from the servie in 2006
Army - Active duty, HI, TX, and KY
Army Reserve - PA and KY
National Guard - NY
Michael Thomas
Michael Thomas
Class of 1995
Air Force, 13 Years

HVAC/R Tech.
Oma L. Rexrode (Sanner)
Oma L. Rexrode (Sanner)
Class of 1969
Air Force, 4 Years

Basic at Lackland AFB, Texas 17Aug21969
Sheppard AFB Oct 1969 -Feb 1970 for Medical Tech training
Langley AFB in Feb 1970
Wiesbaden AF Hospital USAFE Headquarters,Germany
Honerable DC
Paul Niswonger
Paul Niswonger
Class of 1993
Air Force, 18 Years

Security Forces
Richard A. Phillippi
Richard A. Phillippi
Class of 1966
Army, 2 Years

Served in Viet Nam 1968-1969 with the 4'th Inf. Div. What an experience !
Thomas Lindsay
Thomas Lindsay
Class of 1973
Air Force, 4 Years

Active Duty in Tx,Ca & Korea
Walter Delbert Wiltrout   (Deb)
Walter Delbert Wiltrout (Deb)
Class of 1965
Army Reserves, 20+ Years

Retired United States Army Reserve 31 years.
Heavy Construction429th. Engineers, Lanes team Training Instructor Oakdale, Facility team inspection NCO, Moon Township.

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Connellsville High School Classmates

Darrell Franks
Class of '95

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Our Connellsville High School military alumni are some of the most outstanding people we know and this page recognizes them and everything they have done! Not everyone gets to come home for the holidays and we want our Connellsville High School Military to know that they are loved and appreciated. All of us in Connellsville are proud of our military alumni and want to thank them for risking their lives to protect our country!