Deering High School Alumni

Portland, Maine (ME)

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

Alan F Christensen
Alan F Christensen
Class of 1965
Army, 20+ Years

SSG, Personnel Sergeant, Germany, Haiwaii, Massachusetts. Also served 12 years in US Army Reserves as Personnel cherk stationed in Saco.
Brandon Day
Brandon Day
Class of 2006
Marine Corps, 1 Years

Basic Training, Parris Island, South Carolina
School of Infantry, Jacksonville, North Carolina
Security Forces School, Chesapeake, Virginia
Charlie Chadbourne
Charlie Chadbourne
Class of 1977
Army, 20+ Years

Served enlisted for almost 10 years and then 12 years as an officer. Retired as Captain. Spent time in Europe, Korea and all over the states.
Christopher LaSalle
Christopher LaSalle
Class of 1988
Marine Corps Reserve, 14 Years

Enlisted in 1990 in the infantry, stationed at Camp Lejeune, Camp Pendleton and Okinawa Japan. Deployed to Panama, Norway, Philippines and Malaysia. Acted as Toys for Tots coordinator in Maine for almost ten years and attained rank of Staff Sergeant (0369, Infantry Unit Leader). Semper Fi!
David Allen
David Allen
Class of 1961
Air Force, 8 Years

Airborne Electronics Tech
Don Small
Don Small
Class of 1980
Air Force, 20+ Years

Currently serving as a production supervisor for the B-1B bombers stationed at Ellsworth AFB in South Dakota.
Garry Holman
Garry Holman
Class of 1990
Air Force, 12 Years

Went in 1991 and seperated in 95. Went back in 2000...going to retire
James M. Cotter
James M. Cotter
Class of 1986
Navy, 8 Years

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James Tenney
James Tenney
Class of 1978
Air Force, 13 Years

Master Hydraulic Tech/Crew Chief/Jet Mech/Job Control/Corrosion Control/ Stationed at Macdill AFB FL/Kadena AB,Okinawa/Eglin AFB FL/Worked F-4s /F-15s/F-16s/F-111s/ A-10s/T-38s/T-39s/UH1Ns/C-130s//UAE air force instructor on block-60 (f-16s)Today with the U.S Army flying Aero-stats somewhere in Afghanistan
jeff heck
jeff heck
Class of 1975
Navy, 20+ Years

US NAVY SUBMARINER
John L. Logan
John L. Logan
Class of 1961
Army, 20+ Years

Enlisted 1961 and retired in 1981
John Learson
John Learson
Class of 1956
Navy, 20+ Years

Commissioned 1963 , OCS Newport, NSCS 1963 , USS Annapolis, 1963-1965, Naval Air Station, South Weymouth 1965-1966. .Transferred to Naval Reserve, Naval Air Reserve Division 911, and then various active duty and reserve until 1984
John Wright
John Wright
Class of 1966
Air Force, 4 Years

Served at RAF Chicksands England, Airman first class,worked security sites.
John Wright
John Wright
Class of 1966
Air Force, 4 Years

RAF Chicksands in England, Security Service Branch
Keith L Savage
Keith L Savage
Class of 1958
Army, 20+ Years

82nd Airborne Div, Seoul, Korea, Viet Nam & Saudi Arabia.
Keith L. Savage
Keith L. Savage
Class of 1958
Army, 20+ Years

Served in Korea, Viet Nam and Desert Storm. Was with the 82nd Airborne Division for several years. Received a commision in the Signal Corp and retired as Captain.
Martha (Dow) Bolinger
Martha (Dow) Bolinger
Class of 1980
Air Force, 9 Years

Entered USAF in 1983, was an Airframe Structural Repair Specialist and Technician (sheet metal) for 9 years. My war skill was ABDR. Worked on just about every airplane in the inventory; my favorites were the A-10, F-4, and F-15. Stationed at: Edwards AFB CA, RAF Bentwaters UK, RAF Alconbury UK, and Eglin AFB FL.. Left the AF in 1992 (as an E-5 SSgt) as part of the first RIF.
Michael "Elliot" Ness
Michael "Elliot" Ness
Class of 1982
Air Force, 20+ Years

Entired active duty in 1982; Job Specialty: Security Forces; Duty Locations: N.H, North Carolina, Iceland, and Virignia; I also spent 1 year deployed to Southwest Asia. I retired in 2004 and now am a Dept of Defense Civil Service employee
Michael Grube
Michael Grube
Class of 2003
Army, 8 Years

US Army, 3rd Infantry Division
OIF III, OIF 07-09, Operation New Dawn
Rebecca A Cummings
Rebecca A Cummings
Class of 1996
Army, 4 Years

Served four years active duty service stationed with HHB 1-4 ADA at McCully Barracks in Mainz-Finthen, Germany.

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Holly Randall
Class of '74

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Our Deering 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 Deering High School Military to know that they are loved and appreciated. All of us in Portland are proud of our military alumni and want to thank them for risking their lives to protect our country!