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 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 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
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
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
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
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.
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.

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Class of '66

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