Military Alumni

Military 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 Forest Hills High School class ring? Have you found someone's class ring? Visit our Rangers lost class ring page to search for your class ring or post information about a found ring.

Honored Military Alumni

Brian Smith
Brian Smith Class of 1975
Marine Corps, 4 Years
Arrived at Parris Island on Halloween, 1975, not much of a treat for the 12 weeks. But the next 3 years and 9 months after that were a blast...
Donald Eppley
Donald Eppley Class of 1975
Coast Guard, 20+ Years
Reported to Training Center Cape May, NJ for boot camp on 18 MAY 1987. Served at USCG Station Stillpond, MD, Training Center Cape May, USCG Academy New London, CT, Sandy Hook, NJ during 9-11, and USCG Operations Systems Center Martinsburg, WV. Retired on 1 OCT 2007 as a Chief Petty Officer (Yeoman) / E-7.
Jeff Pcola
Jeff Pcola Class of 1983
Marine Corps, 20+ Years
Retired 2009 Rank- (CWO3) Chief Warrant Officer 3 Attended- Hawaii Pacific University / BA. Combat tours/. Somalia, 2x Iraq Injuries in 2003 while in combat by RPG. Sustained spinal cord injury.
Jeff Pcola
Jeff Pcola Class of 1983
Marine Corps, 20+ Years
Ret CWO 3. Wounded 2003 Iraq retired 2009.
Jeff Shaffer
Jeff Shaffer Class of 1985
Navy, 10 Years
served east coast on a guided missle cruiser and over seas in england
Jeff Snyder
Jeff Snyder Class of 1979
Navy, 10 Years
Served aboard battleship IOWA, and forward deployed submarine tender ORION, as well as with NMCB-23.
Lynne S. Valko
Lynne S. Valko Class of 1968
Navy, 18 Years
Joined the US Navy in 1970 and it was the beginning of a great career.
Mike Roman
Mike Roman Class of 1986
Navy, 10 Years
Attached to Naval Mobil Construction Battalions, served two tours in CENTCOM, deployed to Kuwait, Bahrain and the Al Basara Oil Terminal.
Teresa Kosmac
Teresa Kosmac Class of 1972
Navy Reserves, 13 Years
Joined the Navy 1983; Active duty at Naval base in San Diego, CA ; Went overseas to the Naval Base on the island of Guam; ended Active duty at the USN base in Chicago, IL. Retired as a Commander.

Classmates Spotlight

Forest Hills High School Classmates

Don Blanchetti
Class of '65

Alumni Stories

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School News

South Fork Area Heritage Days June 21 - 24, 2012

Come join the fun at the 2nd Annual South Fork Area Heritage Days on June 21-24, 2012. Fantastic Food and great activit...
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