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

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.
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
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.
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.

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Class of '61

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