Derry Area High School Alumni

Derry, Pennsylvania (PA)

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

Anthony DiMinno
Anthony DiMinno
Class of 1954
Air Force, 4 Years

Basic training at Sampson AFB in NY, radio operator school at Kessler AFB in Biloxi, MS, crashboat radio operator at Selfridge AFB outside of Detroit, MI, airborn radio operator on a C119 flying boxcar at Everux AFB outside of Paris France, flying all over Europe and North Africa.
Charles W. Franco Jr
Charles W. Franco Jr
Class of 1992
National Guard, 18 Years

Served in the Marine Corp for 4 years and has served in the Army National Guard for the past 14. Working on my 20.
David Carns
David Carns
Class of 1983
Army, 10 Years

Communications Specialist
Dwayne Burd
Dwayne Burd
Class of 1982
Air Force, 10 Years

Served ten years as a jet engine mechanic. I love jet noise, the sound of freedom.
fred libengood
fred libengood
Class of 1983
Marine Corps, 8 Years

infrantry , desert storm. 14 yrs pa national guards 1 tour in iraq freedom
Gary Manges
Gary Manges
Class of 1999
Army Reserves, 8 Years

Served 8 years and deployed to Iraq.
Gene Fozard
Gene Fozard
Class of 1955
Air Force, 4 Years

Basic @ Lackland AFB, Air Traffic Control (GCA) School Keesler AFB, MHR (Mather) RAPCON Sacramento, CA, 1956-58, GCA controller Toul Rossieres AFB, France, 1958-59.
Harry Ruckel
Harry Ruckel
Class of 1982
Army, 20+ Years

Service Entry: 1982, Fort Knox, Fort Lee VA. Duty Stations: Fort Carson CO (2 tours); Fort Bragg, NC (2 tours); Korea (2 tours); Recruiter, Akron OH; Germany; Honduras, Haiti; Bosnia.
Major Highlight: World Cup Culinary Competition 1998. Military retired 2003. Presently; Military Contractor, Bragg, NC. HOOAH!!!
Janice (Roble) Barbeau
Janice (Roble) Barbeau
Class of 1984
Army, 20+ Years

Retired Active Duty, traveled the world.
John Flora
John Flora
Class of 1965
Army, 3 Years

Mar. '66 - Mar. '67 25th M.I. 25th Inf. Div.
Instructor-USAINTS
Judith M Stile
Judith M Stile
Class of 1970
Air Force, 20+ Years

Accounting & Finance
Linda J. Hoeflich
Linda J. Hoeflich
Class of 1977
Air Force, 5 Years

Proudly served 5 years in the Air Force as Administrative Specialist to the Base Commander at Hanscom AFB, Mass. Met my future husband there and he went on to serve 22 years and 11 months in the Air Force.
Mary Ann (Skwara) Wrenn
Mary Ann (Skwara) Wrenn
Class of 1977
Army, 9 Years

Proud to have served 9 and 1/2 years for my country as a Unit Supply Sergeant. Served in a Combat Aviation Unit in Stuttgart, Germany and at Ireland Army Hospital at Fort Knox, Kentucky.
Randy Wano
Randy Wano
Class of 1975
Air Force, 20+ Years

"Love the smell of jet fuel in early in the morning"
richard ream
richard ream
Class of 1965
Army, 6 Years

spent 18 months in viet nam exposed to agent orange and have health problems from it.left the service with honerable discharge with the grade of sargeant e-5.recieved the cib badge and jump wings from fort bragg. served in the 82 airborne.
Robert Sipe
Robert Sipe
Class of 1984
Marine Corps, 20+ Years

Chief Warrant Officer served as 3d Bn 2d Marines Weapons and Tactics Officer and Scout Sniper Platoon Commander in support of several combat tours in Iraq. Currently serving as the civilian director of weapons and tactics for the Marine Special Operations School
Stan "Stush" Gebicki
Stan "Stush" Gebicki
Class of 1984
Air Force, 20+ Years

Was a Security Policeman. Re-Trained into the Services Career Field. Worked alot of Mortuary Affairs while deployed. Processed Ude and Kuse Hussein's (Saddam's Son's) remains. Came through our Morgue at the Baghdad Int Airport. Been to Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Bahrain, Iraq, All over Europe, Japan, Korea, Alaska--pretty much the World Tour. Retired after 20 years and 2 days from the USAF. Still Working as a civilian contractor for the Air Force at Francis E. Warren AFB in Cheyenne Wy.
Ted Waldron
Ted Waldron
Class of 1961
Marine Corps, 13 Years

Weather Observer/Forecaster..
Gunnery Sergeant
Vietnam 68 - 69
Ted Waldron
Ted Waldron
Class of 1961
Air Force, 19 Years

Chief Master Sergeant
Civil Engineering Manager
Panama, Honduras
William [Bill] Wechtenhiser
William [Bill] Wechtenhiser
Class of 1981
Army, 20+ Years

U.S. Army Airborne Infantry... Saw the world and there is no place like home.

Classmates Spotlight

Derry Area High School Classmates

Charles S Derito
Class of '75

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Class of '66

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