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!

Lost Class Rings

Have you lost your East Syracuse-minoa Central High School class ring? Have you found someone's class ring? Visit our Spartans lost class ring page to search for your class ring or post information about a found ring.

Honored Military Alumni

Dr. Michael Evans
Dr. Michael Evans
Class of 1984
Navy, 5 Years

US Navy Seabees, Field Engineer, Received the Navy Marine Corps Medal for Heroism
George L Thomas
George L Thomas
Class of 1961
Air Force, 20+ Years

Began service with the Army. He was stationed in several locations in the United States. He also served in Thailand and Viet Nam. He was married nine days before he went to Viet Nam. He got out in 1966. Then, six years later he joined the Air Force. He began as a household goods inspector and was in charge of booking travel for military and their families. Then he became a Logistics Planner and orchestrated movement of troops and planes all over the country and the world. His "claim to fame" is that he was the NCOIC who was in charge of planning and executing the movement of NASA equipment and personnel to White Sands Missile Range in New Mexico when the space shuttle had to land there due to bad weather on both coasts. He retired from the Air Force in 1989 after 20 years of service.
George Leroy Thomas
George Leroy Thomas
Class of 1961
Air Force, 20+ Years

Served overseas in Vietnam, Thailand and Okinawa. First three years in Army and seventeen in Air Force. Stateside assignments in Massachusetts, Missouri, Delaware, New Mexico and Kansas. Retired in 1989 at McConnell AFB, Wichita, KS
Jim Greiner
Jim Greiner
Class of 1982
Army, 20+ Years

Served as a Military Policeman from 1982 to 2008 including overseas tours in Germany (2), Korea (3), Bosnia, Kuwait and Afghanistan.
Joseph Martin Barry
Joseph Martin Barry
Class of 1975
Air Force, 6 Years

A Captain within the Air Force Systems Command organization. I served tours at Hanscom AFB, MA and Brooks AFB, TX
Mark Dykins
Mark Dykins
Class of 1990
Coast Guard, 5 Years

Served 1990-1991 Persian Gulf War
Operations Desert Shield & Desert Storm
Patrick M Cavanaugh
Patrick M Cavanaugh
Class of 1974
Army, 20+ Years

3 active 20 reserves retired as a Firstsgt. Was a bridge specialist on active duty and a combat engr in reserves, Drill Sgt, Drill Sgt leader, Firstsgt.
Richard (Dick) Francis Hoyt
Richard (Dick) Francis Hoyt
Class of 1959
Navy, 20+ Years

Served in Helicopter Utility Squadron One Ream Field Calif. 1960-63.
Got out Reenlisted in 1965 served in various ships and stations . Ship USS Belknap CG26 collided with JFK in 1975 transferred to PHIBCB TWO, Then to FTC in Norfolk, VA and retired after 221/2 yrs in 1981
Robert Davidson
Robert Davidson
Class of 1984
Army, 17 Years

Currently at Fort MacPherson, Atlanta GA.

Classmates Spotlight

East Syracuse-minoa Central High School Classmates

Andrea Kurtzworth
Class of '00

Alumni Stories

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School News

East Syracuse Marching Band Reunion from 1961-2012

We will have a reunion May 31st and June1st 2013. For details go to www.Esmmarchingband.org and click Alumni

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