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 Corning-painted Post East High School class ring? Have you found someone's class ring? Visit our Trojans lost class ring page to search for your class ring or post information about a found ring.

Honored Military Alumni

carl johansen
carl johansen Class of 1972
Air Force, 4 Years
Charles Barker
Charles Barker Class of 1964
Army, 2 Years
Drafted two weeks after turning 19. I ended up in Germany where I went to a NATO school for more training.
Chester James Hardenburg, jr.
Chester James Hardenburg, jr. Class of 1941
Navy, 20+ Years
When I was a freshman at Allegheny College, Meadville, PA....WWII broke out. During my sophomore year at Allegheny I joined the Army (1943-1945). After my Army hitch, I took two years off and completed my college degree at Allegheny. I then rejoined the military, this time...the Navy as an aviator since I had served as an Army aviator. For the next 24 years I flew aircraft, B 24, B29 and C130's. I retired in 1968 as a Lt. Cmdr. in Hawaii. I then flew for a commercial airline for the next 20 or so years and I am now retired and living in Dania Beach, FL.
Donald F Said Jr
Donald F Said Jr Class of 1979
Navy, 20+ Years
Machinist Mate Chief Submarines
Jeffrey Perrin
Jeffrey Perrin Class of 1966
Army, 2 Years
Drafted Sept. '68; Basic Training, Fort Dix, N.J.Sept. 68 thru Oct. '68; Radio School, Fort Huachuka, AZ..,Nov. '68 thru Jan.'69; Republic of S.Vietnam, Feb. '69 thru Feb. '70; 414th Signal Corps Company, Fort Meade, MD., Mar.'70 thru Aug., '70; Honorable Discharge w/decorations. Vietnam service: IV Corps, Delta MACV (Military Assistance Command Vietnam), U.S. Army District Advisory Team, Kien Hoa Province; Radio operator (field and base).
Jerry Beecher
Jerry Beecher Class of 1964
Air Force, 4 Years
Basic training at Lackland AFB in San Antonio, Texas. Tech School at Lowry AFB in Denver, Co. Then assigned to unit at Tyndall AFB in Panama City, FL. Served a tour of duty at Nakon Phanom , Thailand near the Mekong River across from Laos. Then went to Udorn, Thailand. Finally served out my enlistment at Shaw AFB near Sumter, SC.
Ralph Ruocco
Ralph Ruocco Class of 1972
Air Force, 20+ Years
Medical Officer. Now teaches AFJROTC in MA.
Ralph Ruocco
Ralph Ruocco Class of 1972
Air Force, 20+ Years
Retired USAF Medical Officer, Family Practice PA. Currently teaches AFJROTC in Massachusetts.
William Thomas Dee Jr.
William Thomas Dee Jr. Class of 1968
Navy, 2 Years
Served in Vietnam

Classmates Spotlight

Corning-painted Post East High School Classmates

Larry Crandell
Class of '74

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