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

Bill Padgett
Bill Padgett Class of 1955
Army, 3 Years
US Army 1955-1958. 16 months in Korea, 52FA, 24th Division, stationed near Monsun 7 minutes les from DMZ. Finished service at Fort Knox, Ky in 276FA
Craig J. Miller
Craig J. Miller Class of 1966
Army, 3 Years
Basic training in nearby Fort Dix. Then went on to more training at Fort Knox with tanks and then on to the DMZ of Korea from Jan. "71 to Feb."72. Came back to Fort Benning for my remaining 15 months of service. Then Uncle Sam paid for my B.S. and M.S. degrees.
Craig J. Miller
Craig J. Miller Class of 1966
Army, 3 Years
I was "drafted" into the Army in June of 1970. I did my basic at Fort Dix and learned to drive tanks and APC's at Fort Knox. I was then stationed on the DMZ of Korea for 13 months. Back to Fort Benning as a company clerk, because I had been to college and knew how to type. Back to Haddonfield in June of '73. Then on to college where I somehow learned to do things correctly and graduated.
Dale Warrington
Dale Warrington Class of 1964
Navy, 4 Years
Served on submarine tenders USS Holland, and USS Hunley as diesel mechanic on small boats. Honorably discharged in 1969 as E-5 pay grade Engineman 2nd Class.
Dudley Pendleton
Dudley Pendleton Class of 1960
Army, 3 Years
Joined the Army right out of high school and then later got to go to college under the GI Bill. Stationed in Germany for entire tour of duty and our unit was the first to enter Berlin during "The Berlin Crisis". Decided not to re-enlist, to go fly helicopters in Viet Nam, took an honorable discharge and went home to college, marriage, kids, jobs, etc. I am working on a book about my involvement with a field level nuclear weapon. The working titles are “Suicide Mission in the Cold War” or "Suicide Bombers of the Cold War"..
Eric Evers
Eric Evers Class of 1964
Air Force, 4 Years
After one semester at Pennsylvania Military College, entered the Air Force in Feb. 1965 until Feb. 1969. Trained as a ground to air radio maintenance tech then transferred to 903 Aero Med Ecav as a radio tech/medic. Trained at Lackland AFB, Kessler AFB, Eglin AFB, Panama Canal Zone and Ft. Bragg. Served with the 1st and 3rd Marine divisions in I Corps, RVN from Feb. 1968 to Feb. 1969. Discharged as Sgt and attended college on GI bill.
James Matthews
James Matthews Class of 1962
Air Force, 4 Years
Enlisted in Air Force on 4/30/1965. Basic Training at Lackland AFB, San Antonio , TX; Advanced Training at Sheppard AFB, Wichita Falls, TX where I was trained in Military Pay records using the Air Forces new computer system. After training was assigned to Athenai Air Base, Athens, Greece where the new computer system was not used. Everything was done manually. Was in Greece for a little over 2 years. Was there when the Greek Generals overthrew the King and also left to come back to the States 1 week after the King tried to take back power. (He failed) Each time, our base wound up surrounded by tanks with their barrels lowered to aim at us. Fun time in Greece except for those incidents. Was reassigned to AF Accounting and Finance Center, Denver, CO where I handled the pay for all the Air Force troops stationed in Vietnam. Never saw action in Vietnam but saw the results at Fitzsimons Army Hospital in Denver when I was put in there with Measles! (amazing to have got them when 21) Lots of guys there with missing limbs and other bodily injuries. Received an Honorable Discharge on 10/31/1968 (6 month early out)
Jeff Peltz
Jeff Peltz Class of 1974
Navy, 20+ Years
Served as naval special forces
john troglia
john troglia Class of 1964
Army, 2 Years
I enrolled in selective service while living in NJ. After graduation family transferred back to Chicago Area. Drafted into the Army in May 1966. Service Basic Trainging and Advance Training at Fort Leonard Wood, MO. Trained as a Cook. Transferred to Frankfurt, Germany from September 1966 until discharge in April of 1968. Did various jobs while there. Last year served as a Guard in the UPs (Unit Police) Similar to the MPs but not with as much authority. Always worked shift work so had the opportunity to travel a lot while stationed in Germany. Formed wonderful memories from trips to places such as London. Paris, Copenhagen, Amsterdam, Brussels, Zurich, Vienna, Venice, Florence, Pisa, Rome, Luxembourg, and many towns in Germany such as Hamburg, Heidleberg, Stuttgart, Munich, Bonn, Koln, Wurzburg, Rothenburg and other towns near Frankfurt.
Michael Fawns
Michael Fawns Class of 1985
Army, 20+ Years
Michelle (Fawns) James
Michelle (Fawns) James Class of 1986
Marine Corps, 3 Years
Field Radio Operator Radio Platoon Communications Company Headquarters Battalion 1st Marine Division Camp Pendleton, CA
Sharon L. Vennelwieber
Sharon L. Vennelwieber Class of 1971
Army, 3 Years
Joined delayed entry program Oct 1970, Went to Basic after Graduation, then Advanced Training upon completion became member of the Army Security Agency, Served as a Crypto/Analysis in the US & Southeast Asia & Japan. Upon completion of enlistment went to work for the Army (clvil service) as I attended College.

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Anne Cornell
Class of '85

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Class of "68 - Informal Get-together

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