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

Alan Metcalf
Alan Metcalf Class of 1970
Army, 20+ Years
Tactical communications for most of my career,I served 3 tours in Germany 1 in Korea,was deployed to Panama during Operation "just Cause" in 1989 with the 7th Infantry Div.Retired in 1991 at Fort Ord Ca.
Andrew Beauchamp
Andrew Beauchamp Class of 2006
Air Force, 5 Years
Graduated from USAFA after leaving DHS commissioned in 2010.
Charles F Ripley
Charles F Ripley Class of 1978
Air Force, 2 Years
crew chief F4, fighter jets. stationed in Germany until became disabled
Dave Roderiques
Dave Roderiques Class of 1974
Navy, 20+ Years
27 years on 7 ships.
David Silveira
David Silveira Class of 1964
Navy, 4 Years
I was a Navy Corpsman and served in Viet Nam with the USMC in Viet Nam in 1968. My other duty stations were USNH Newport, RI, and USNH Chelsea where I served as assistant to the Chief of Surgery. I was discharged from active duty on my oldest sons first birthday. I would do it all again.
David SIlverstein
David SIlverstein Class of 2005
Navy, 5 Years
Culinary Specialist on USS Maine SSBN 741 (Blue)
diniz brum
diniz brum Class of 1965
Marine Corps, 2 Years
cpl, usmc fleet marine force Kaneohe marine corp air base, Ohau Hawaii 66 - 68
Ed Viera
Ed Viera Class of 1983
Marine Corps, 20+ Years
21 years active and reserve as a crew chief on CH-46 and Huey helicopters. All my landings equaled my take-offs.
Irene McCarthy
Irene McCarthy Class of 1971
Air Force, 8 Years
Served from 1975 to 1983, in base supply, was assigned to misawa AB Japan, and Goodfellow AFB, Texas
Irene McCarthy Newcomb
Irene McCarthy Newcomb Class of 1971
Air Force, 8 Years
Spent 8 years in the USAF at a time when there was no foreign conflict, really weird, but true. Enjoyed every minute of Arkansas, Japan, and Texas.
James Fleming
James Fleming Class of 1974
Navy, 16 Years
Enlisted in the Navy in August 1975 completing Boot Camp at Great Lakes Illinois, followed by Mess Management "A" School in San Diego, California and Basic Enlisted Submarine School at Groton, Connecticut before being assigned to USS Blueback (SS 581) at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. Attended the United States Naval Academy Preparatory School in Newport, Rhode Island and Graduated in 1977 Attended the United States Naval Academy, Annapolis, Maryland graduating with the class of 1981 with a BS in Mathematics. Recruited in Raleigh, North Carolina for NROTC for 1 year before attending Surface Warfare Officer School and being assigned to the USS Nimitz (CVN 68). Had jobs as Air Transfer Officer on the flight deck during my first deployment, Mess Services Officer during an 18 month Complex Overhaul in Newport News, Virginia, and Flight Deck Weapons Officer (G-1) for my second deployment. Next assigned to Commander Naval Base Norfolk security planning staff for 8 months followed by 18 months in the logistics and comptrollers office at Commander Naval Education and Training Atlantic. Upon completion of Steam Enginerring Officer Training Course and Damage Control Officer School was assigned to USS Sylvania (AFS-2) for 18 months as the Damage Control Officer and R-Division Officer. Completed a Mediterranean Deployment and qualified as a Surface Warfare Officer. Followed by a 1 year shipyard period, workups, and another deployment. Next tour was onboard the USS Milwaukee (AOR-2) as the Navigator and Admin Officer. Completed a 16 month Complex Overhaul in Portsmouth Naval Repair Facility and a Mediterranean Deployment. Final active duty assignment was as an instructor and Course Curriculum Model Manager for the Radiation Safety for Nuclear Weapons Handlers Course at Nuclear Weapons Training Group Atlantic (NWTGlant) Separated from Service due to medical issues as a Lieutenant Commander and completed 2 years in the Naval Reserve attached to a detachment for Fleet Training Group Guantanamo Bay, Cuba as the Damage Control Inspecting Officer stationed out of Fort Rodman, New Bedford, Massachusetts before being retired medically. During my time in the Navy: -while touring the pyramids in Egypt saw it snow -visited the Valley of the Fallen in Spain -Watched The Grand Prix of Monaco from a cafe at the tunnel exit -Saw The filming of Navy Seals (Charlie Sheen) in Norfolk, Virginia and later that year was in Cartagena Spain when they were filming the Lebanon sequences for the movie -Attended a reception for Princess Caroline and Princess Stephanie onboard the USS Nimitz while in Monaco for a port visit -Attended a reception at the Country Club of Torremolinos, Spain that was thrown by Sean Connery for the officers of the USS Sylvania -Was on one of the ships that hosted the first 3 Russian warships to visit the USA during the 1980's -Attended Christmas Midnight Mass at the Cathedral of Majorca while King Juan Carlos and Queen Sophia of Spain were in attendance -Viewed all of the Semana Santa processions down the main boulevard in Malaga Spain during the 21 days I spent there and watched the ritual of freeing a prisioner by the Mayor of Malaga for Good Friday. -Visited all of the following: Cartagena Spain (3 times) Madrid, Spain for 2 months Malaga and Torremolinos, Spain for 21 days Rota, Spain (6 times) Gibraltar Barcelona, Spain (twice) Toledo, Spain Seville, Spain Segovia, Spain Palma de Majorca, Spain 6 times (twice for Christmas and New Year's) Cadiz, Spain Paris, France Monaco Ville France sur Mer, France Cannes, France Marseilles, France St Raphael, France Andorra Livorno, Italy Pisa, Italy Naples, Italy (15 times) Pompeii, Italy Agusta Bay, Sicily (9 times) Souda Bay, Crete Athens, Greece Sigonella, Sicily Catania, Sicily (3 times) Cagliari, Sardinia, Italy La Maddalena, Sardinia, Italy Messina Sicily Valleta, Malta Alexandria, Egypt Haifa, Israel (3 times) Charlotte Amalie, St Thomas, US Virgin Islands Roosevelt Roads, Puerto Rico San Juan, Puerto Rico Guantanamo Bay, Cuba Bermuda Mt. Vesuvius, Italy
jim shad tomasik
jim shad tomasik Class of 1965
Navy, 6 Years
USS Randolph CVS 15
John Sylvia
John Sylvia Class of 1994
Marine Corps, 8 Years
Enlisted in the Marine Corps after completing a year at UMass Dartmouth. Served with 1/25 as an infantryman. Held numerous billets including Squad Leader and then Section Leader.
Lawrence
Lawrence Class of 1964
Army, 3 Years
Drafted 7/68 served 10/68 - 6/71 US Army Signal Corps, Radio Operator, served with 4th Infantry Div Vietnam Central Highlands Rank SP4
Lester E MILLER
Lester E MILLER Class of 1944
Navy, 16 Years
Actually: USN 1943-1947; USAF 1947-1953; USArmy 1953-1964. Aerial gunner in the Navy (WWII); Radio op in the USAF (Korea); paratrooper and Public Information Specialist in the Army. Lots of good conduct medals :-), two Presidential Unit citations andsome other stuff. Grad BU 1961; Employed as a School Psychologist for 15 years. Rertired in Georgia.
Lester Miller
Lester Miller Class of 1945
Navy, 20+ Years
USN 1943-47, USAF 1947-53; USArmny 1954-64;retired :-) Pacific Theater 46. Japan 1948-1950; Korea 1952 (all year), Germany 1954-57; US 'til retirement in 1964. (Details oin request:-)
Michael Silveira
Michael Silveira Class of 2005
Marine Corps, 6 Years
CH-46E Crew Chief 2 tours Operation Iraqi Freedom
Mike Duquette
Mike Duquette Class of 1969
Air Force, 4 Years
Stationed in San Antonio, Biloxi, Omaha and Tainan.
Robert Brooks
Robert Brooks Class of 1974
Army, 20+ Years
Infantry and Special Operations Forces.
Sylvia Catin Friedman
Sylvia Catin Friedman Class of 1974
Air Force, 20+ Years
Served 9 years in the Navy and 13 years in the Air Force. Among some of my achievements include first female officer out to sea on the USS Pelileu(1981), 5th woman to complete DWEST (Deep Water Environmental Survival Training) in the Navy, first nurse assigned to the Space Shuttle Medical Recovery Team (Edwards Air Force Base), Chief Nurse of the 1st Fighter Wing Air Transportable Hospital, Selected as Fellow to US Air Force Surgeon General's Office, Bolling Air Force Base, First Health Promotion Manager to the first triservice Wellness Clinic, Pentagon, Air Force spokesperson to the 1996 Congressional Subcommittee hearing on Women's Issues in the Military.

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