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

Richard Bean
Richard Bean
Class of 1973
Air Force, 20+ Years

U.S. Air Force Fire Protection
Firefighter · May 1974 to 1995
Robert Atripaldi
Robert Atripaldi
Class of 1984
Army, 8 Years

Army and Army Reserve; Basic: Fort Bliss, TX, AIT: Fort Sam Houston, TX, Deployment: Camp Casey, Korea; Fort Sill, OK, Reserve Unit Saco ME.
Scott Gower
Scott Gower
Class of 1978
Army, 20+ Years

PSYOPS - TOPO - DMS - TCATA - NIMA - GULF WAR - GERMANY _ KOREA _ HAWAII _ FT BRAGG_ FT BELVOIR_ FT HOOD
Shawn M. Powers
Shawn M. Powers
Class of 1987
Army, 19 Years

MSG Powers is a Special Forces soldier at Ft. Bragg. He’s conducted numerous operations, foreign internal defense, anti and counter-terrorism operations through no-notice crisis response promoting strategic and national policy objectives.
STEPHEN B SAWTELLE
STEPHEN B SAWTELLE
Class of 1972
Army, 7 Years

Enlisted in the Army 1973,Graduated Officer Candidate 1975 as an Infantry officer. Airborne, Ranger and Special Forces qualified. Served in the 82nd Airborne Division and 5th Special Forces Group as well as declassified Green Light team attaining rank of Captain. Resigned from active duty 1980
Steve Jordan
Steve Jordan
Class of 1979
Navy, 20+ Years

Joined in 79, retired in 99 as CTMCS(SW). Had the opportunity to see a lot of the world in those 20 years.
Steven San Pedro
Steven San Pedro
Class of 1987
Army, 19 Years

First Sargeant San Pedro is currently in Iraq assisting the Iraqi Army by rebuilding bases, roads and military outposts. He is stationed at Camp Liberty.
Thomas ( Tom ) Smith
Thomas ( Tom ) Smith
Class of 1964
Navy, 4 Years

My basic training was at Naval Training Center, Great Lakes Illinois.

I spent most of my Naval enlistment in California, except for 1 year in Viet Nam as a crewman on a U.S. Navy river patrol boat in the Mekong Delta.

River Patrol Squadron 5 trained in both California and Subic Bay, Philippines,before deploying to Viet Nam.

Following my Naval enlistment, I came back home to Portland Maine, and went to college at the University of Maine at Portland ( now University of Southern Maine) under the G.I. Bill earning a degree in Business Administration.

Classmates Spotlight

Deering High School Classmates

Jimmy Grindle
Class of '98

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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!