Hamburg High School Alumni

Hamburg, New York (NY)

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

Charles Heidenburg
Charles Heidenburg
Class of 1977
Navy, 20+ Years

20 years of Naval Submarine Service
Charles Wiltsie
Charles Wiltsie
Class of 1967
Army, 2 Years

Drafted in April 1970. Served in the 52nd Engineers in Ft. Carson, Colorado, then the 92nd Engineers in Long Binh, Viet Nam. Discharged in February, 1972.
Clifford C. Pyne
Clifford C. Pyne
Class of 1981
Navy, 20+ Years

Retired as a LCDR.
Dan KerkerD
Dan KerkerD
Class of 1968
Air Force, 20+ Years

Enlisted May 1970. SSgt 1976. Commissioned Feb 1977. Retired Major 1993. Tours included Vietnam, Thailand, and Germany. Visited Iceland, England, Spain and Azores. Stationed state-side in Texas, Colorado, Massachusetts, Nebraska, Virginia, South Dakota and finally Georgia. As enlisted processed aerial photography, as an officer communications and computer systems. Flew over 10 years as battlestaff communications officer on airborne command posts for CINCSAC and CINCLANT.
Danard Petit Jr
Danard Petit Jr
Class of 1978
Air Force, 4 Years

Served as a Security Specialist for 2 years in Berlin, Germany and for 1 1/2 years at Griffiss AFB, Rome, NY
Dave Axelson
Dave Axelson
Class of 1952
Army, 3 Years

Duty in Korea--after the war. Worked in R & U near DMZ helping install electrical power in new US Barracks being installed
DAVE STRUB
DAVE STRUB
Class of 1961
Air Force, 4 Years

WEATHER EQUIPMENT REPAIR TECH
David Rowe
David Rowe
Class of 1973
Marine Corps, 6 Years

MOS 2511(Lineman) 2532, 2531(Radio Operator/Maintainer), 2542 (Communication Center Operator)
Donald Scott
Donald Scott
Class of 1979
National Guard, 20+ Years

SFC (E-7) Retired after 27 years, mostly Texas Army National Guard. Deployed to Iraq in 2005, awarded the Bronze Star Medal and Combat Medical Badge. June 2009 began Master of Science-Physician Assistant studies program at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science in North Chicago, Illinois, Class of 2011. Member of the North Texas Patriot Guard Riders.
Eric Cole
Eric Cole
Class of 1981
Navy Reserves, 18 Years

Navy Seabee. Served in Iraq 2004.
Eric Cole
Eric Cole
Class of 1981
Navy Reserves, 20+ Years

Served in Baghdad, Tikrit, Balad, Bahrain, Italy, Korea, Luxemburg, Kuwait.
Gary Walters
Gary Walters
Class of 1970
Navy, 3 Years

Electronic Warfare Operations (EWSN). 'A' School Pensacola, FL. Served on USS Valdez FF-1096, homeport Charleston, SC. Used the electronic spectrum to seek for mainly Soviet radar, identify what it was, and keep tabs on it (ESM). Used electronic countermeasures (ECM) equipment should we had been in a war setting.
George Werner
George Werner
Class of 1948
Army, 2 Years

1st Lt. Korea
Jack Bauer
Jack Bauer
Class of 1964
Navy, 4 Years

Appolo 10 recovery and a few other cool things.
James Brogan
James Brogan
Class of 1971
Air Force, 20+ Years

B52 G/H 3500 hours Radar Navigator
Staff Officer - Strategic Air Command
Staff Officer - Air Combat Command
Retired as a Major in 1995
John Macchia
John Macchia
Class of 1965
Marine Corps, 2 Years

Corporal-USMC Vietnam '69-'70 Combat Veteran 1st. Marine Division
K. Quinn O'Brien
K. Quinn O'Brien
Class of 1976
Navy, 4 Years

US Navy Supply Corps. Home ported Norfolk VA. USS Shenandoah (AD-44)
Laurie Keel
Laurie Keel
Class of 1980
Army, 6 Years

Us Army Band
Mike Santiago
Mike Santiago
Class of 1963
Air Force, 4 Years

1 & 2 engine jet aircraft mechanic
Mike Wisniewski
Mike Wisniewski
Class of 1988
Navy, 7 Years

1988-1995 Served Overseas in Italy for 2 years. Also in San Diego CA, Mayport FL, Philadelphia, PA, Norfolk VA, and Washington DC. Served in the Persian Gulf War.

Classmates Spotlight

Hamburg High School Classmates

Charles Thomson
Class of '68

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Margie Knapp

Sadly, Margie has passed away...
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Our Hamburg 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 Hamburg High School Military to know that they are loved and appreciated. All of us in Hamburg are proud of our military alumni and want to thank them for risking their lives to protect our country!