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 Half Hollow Hills East High School class ring? Have you found someone's class ring? Visit our Thunderbirds lost class ring page to search for your class ring or post information about a found ring.
Honored Military Alumni
Brett Manger Class of 1989
Air Force, 18 Years USAF- C-5 Pilot
Francis A. Galgano Class of 1976
Army, 20+ Years Retired after 27 years as a serving army officer
Harry Hopkins III Class of 1973
Air Force, 20+ Years I was an Air Force Engineer and Cadet Officer trainer from 1976 to 2002. Some important highlights of my career was my involvement in the launching of priority payloads at Vandenberg AFB, Ca and having a personal hand in guiding the development of over a 100 young AF Officers.
John F. Kulick Class of 1971
Air Force, 20+ Years Security Police (Law Enforcement Supervisor). Stationed in New Jersey, Guam, Korea (3 different bases for a total of 4 years), New Mexico, Missouri, and Japan (Okinawa and mainland Japan for a total of 11 years). 5 temporary duty assignments to the Philippines for Air Base Ground Defense training.
Michael Hallisey Class of 1977
Army, 20+ Years An Armored Cavalry officer & Eurasian regional specialist, Mike was commissioned in the Regular Army in 1981 (Hofstra University) & is now a Colonel. He just completed serving as Defense & Army Attache in the US Embassy, Astana, Kazakhstan. He is now assigned to Special Operations Command, MacDill AFB, Tampa, FL (with duty in Washington, DC).
Mike maltz Class of 1978
Air Force, 20+ Years Killed in a HH60G Pavehawk Helicopter crash in Afghanistan 23 March 2003- MASTER SERGEANT MICHAEL MALTZ AND SENIOR AIRMAN JASON PLITE, 41st Rescue Squadron, Moody AFB. During a humanitarian miss
neil gallagher Class of 1973
Navy, 20+ Years served twenty years as a chief hospital corpman united states navy spend last tour at the us naval academy annapolis md
Pauline Rose Moore Class of 1999
Air Force, 9 Years still serving in the Reserves, 3.5 years active reserve time...pursuing active duty chaplaincy upon gradusation from divinity school!
Phil Benza Class of 1966
Air Force, 20+ Years United States Air Force
Vince Winter Class of 1983
Army, 12 Years Air Defense Artillery. Missile expert. NATO evaluator NAMPHI.
William A Clemens Class of 1971
Navy, 4 Years Served from 1971 thru 1975 in the Seabees Naval Construction Battalion 40. While in Okinowa Japan I was transferred to Guam to assist with the evacuation of the South Vietnamese after the fall of the government. I loved every minute of my time in the military.
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Class of 1961 50th Year reunion
The reunion is planned for the weekend of November 11th, 12th and 13th, 2011 at Danfords Inn in Port Jefferson.