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

Barbara Clifford Burns
Barbara Clifford Burns Class of 1962
Navy, 20+ Years
Retired Chief Petty Officer from Navy Reserves . Rating: CTA (Cryptologic Technician Administrative) Duty stations included: Rota Spain, National Security Agency and Security HQ, Washington, DC.
Ben Secretario
Ben Secretario Class of 1966
Army, 2 Years
bill boughton
bill boughton Class of 1975
Army, 3 Years
Bob Bellone
Bob Bellone Class of 1969
Air Force, 20+ Years
Public affairs officer
Brandan Scully
Brandan Scully Class of 1999
Coast Guard, 5 Years
Graduated US Coast Guard Academy, Class of 2003. Comissioned Officer, USCG 2003-2008.
Brandon Kiessling
Brandon Kiessling Class of 2009
Navy, 3 Years
Bruce Bailey
Bruce Bailey Class of 1961
Air Force, 20+ Years
Stationed in Tx, Ill, Bermuda, Ga, Phillipines, Puerto Rico, lots of deployments, stateside and overseas served during: Cuban Crisis, Vietnam, Panama, Desert Storm, 911, Iraq/Afghanistan
Christopher Roode
Christopher Roode Class of 1980
Air Force, 20+ Years
Active Duty 1982-1988 Athens, Greece/Rome, N.Y. New York Air National Guard 1993-2004 Westhampton Beach, N.Y. Missouri Air National Guard 2004-2008 St. Louis, MO
Edward A. Kessler
Edward A. Kessler Class of 1949
Navy, 4 Years
Electronics technician
Edward A. Kessler
Edward A. Kessler Class of 1949
Navy, 4 Years
Sailed around Newport harbor, on the Vulcan, AR-5, as an Electronics Technician.
edward mentz
edward mentz Class of 1966
Navy, 4 Years
machinist mate 2nd class served aboard USS Bennington CVS 20 and USS Kitty Hawk CVA 63
Eugene (Gene) Barrett
Eugene (Gene) Barrett Class of 1971
Air Force, 20+ Years
Air Cargo Specialist, Information/telecommunications Specialst
greg dion
greg dion Class of 1966
Air Force, 8 Years
Corpsman, aeromedical evacuation SEA, search and rescue ,pararescue
Henry Clemmens
Henry Clemmens Class of 1985
Army, 20+ Years
Tours in Korea, Afhganistan, Panama, and Iraq. Currently in the Army Reserve serving as a medical instructor at Ft. Dix NJ.
John D Fickes
John D Fickes Class of 1981
Air Force, 8 Years
I went straight out of high school. Best decision that I ever mande
John Lenahan
John Lenahan Class of 1984
Navy, 20+ Years
Commander, Nurse Anesthestist, 28yrs and still going, NAS Pensacola, Florida, USS John F Kennedy CV-67, Patrol Squadron 26 (Brunswick, Maine), Sigonella Sicily, Fleet Imaging Command Atlantic Brunswick Maine, Naval Medical Center Portsmouth, Fleet Surgical Team Six, USS Siapan, USS Bataan, USS Dwight D Eisenhower CVN-69, currently transferring to Fleet Surgical Team Eight, Norfolk Virginia.
John Neil McCarthy
John Neil McCarthy Class of 1973
Navy, 20+ Years
26 Years of Service
Joseph Capaldi
Joseph Capaldi Class of 1995
Navy, 4 Years
Engineman 3rd Class.
Ken Lehmann
Ken Lehmann Class of 1967
Navy, 10 Years
U.S. Navy Aviation Electronics Technician, aircrew. Served aboard USS Enterprise, USS Ranger, USS Kitty Hawk
Ken Pantol
Ken Pantol Class of 1990
Marine Corps, 4 Years
Security Forces- Norfolk Va 1st Battalion 5th Marines-0341-Camp Pendleton Ca Current Member of the New York State Police-Long Island-Troop L

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