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

Brad Gardner
Brad Gardner
Class of 1967
Marine Corps, 2 Years

Enlisted in Marine Corps -Combat Squad Leader, Echo Raiders - Viet Nam, 1968-69 - Awarded; Viet Nam Cross of Gallantry, Navy Commendation Medal, Presidential Unit Citation, Combat Action Ribbon, Viet Nam Service Medal, Viet Nam Campaign Medal
Brandon Earl
Brandon Earl
Class of 2006
Air Force, 5 Years

Active Duty USAF 2008-present
Brian Kovalchik
Brian Kovalchik
Class of 1984
Navy, 4 Years

PNSN: Classified courier and duty desk, PSD Camp LeJeune NC 85-86

PN3/PN2(AW) Fitron Fourteen Tophatters @ NAS Oceana and aboard USS John F. Kennedy CV-67 1986-1988
CDR David F. Sullivan
CDR David F. Sullivan
Class of 1984
Navy, 20+ Years

Navy Pilot and Flight Instructor, 1988-1996. Naval Reserve Pilot, Commanding Officer Navy Region Southeast Reserves, Commander assigned to Special Operations Command, Macdill AFB.
Dale G Gould
Dale G Gould
Class of 1963
Air Force, 20+ Years

Master Sergeant 1985 Hennessy Trophy winner manager of the best dining facility in the Air Force worldwide. Important guests were President Ronald Reagan, Senator Ted Kennedy, Crown Prince of Belgium to name a few.
James Butler
James Butler
Class of 2000
Air Force, 4 Years

Served as a firefighter stationed at Goodfellow AFB, TX, and Columbus AFB, Mississippi.
Deployed to Ali Al Salem Air Base, Kuwait.
2002-2006
John T. Jeffery
John T. Jeffery
Class of 1968
National Guard, 20+ Years

Served in Quang Tri, Vietnam 1970-1971 (63rd Maintenance Battalion, U.S. Army)
Has served 20 years in the PA Army National Guard, including unit deployment to Iraq 2005-2006 (109th Mechanized Infantry Division, PA Army National Guard, Ar Ramadi, Iraq)
Mardy Barrows
Mardy Barrows
Class of 1991
Army, 3 Years

91 to 94 mechanic served overseas.
Seth Anderson
Seth Anderson
Class of 2002
Army, 6 Years

Four years in the 173 Airborne Brigade - Participated in a combat jump during the invasion of Iraq in 2003 (12 months), deployed and wounded in Afghanistan in 2005 (12 months).

Two years in the 3rd Infantry Division - Deployed to Iraq in 2007 (15 months).
Ted Christian
Ted Christian
Class of 1977
Navy, 20+ Years

Duties stations included: RTC Great Lakes; NTTC Meridan, MS; USS Leahy (CG-16); USS Piedmont (AD-17); PSD NAS Norfolk, VA; MEPS Syracuse, NY; PSD SPCC Mechanicsburg, PA; NRC Horseheads, NY and NRC Avoca, PA. Awarded Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal, Navy Achievement Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Good Conduct Medal (5), Armed Forces Reserve Medal, Battle "E" Ribbon, Sea Service Deployment Ribbon, Recruiting Service Ribbon
Tyler W. Peck
Tyler W. Peck
Class of 2009
Army, 3 Years

Tyler is a 1st Lt. currently stationed at Fort Drum where he is a Black Hawk helicopter pilot.
William DeGroat
William DeGroat
Class of 2006
Navy, 3 Years

Stationed on the only foward deployed Aircraft carrier USS George Washington, CVN-73, with a Helicopter Squadron, HS-14. I have a little bit or exp. in working on the helicopters doing basic maintenance proceedures, ie: serivcing engines, and doing Daily inspections on the Aircraft to clear them good for flight, and also have exp. in the admin side of the maintenance body as well.

Classmates Spotlight

Gilbertsville-mount Upton High School Classmates

Veronica O'dell
Class of '00

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