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

Amy (Gilmour) Slater
Amy (Gilmour) Slater
Class of 1986
Army, 20+ Years

10 year in the Army Reserve and the remainder of my service in the Active Duty Army National Guard (AGR). Currently serving as the NCOIC of the Officer Personnel Management section at the Joint Force Headquarters, Rhode Island.
Christopher Bellomy
Christopher Bellomy
Class of 1987
Army Reserves, 20+ Years

Major, Retired 2008
Judge Advocate General Corps
David Jones
David Jones
Class of 1971
Navy, 20+ Years

Navy Civil Engineer Corps
1976-1979 Amphibious Construction Batallion (SEABEES) Little Creek, VA
1979-1981 Construction Batallion Unit 415, Oceana, VA
1981-1982 Purdue University (Masters Degree)
1982-1986 NAS Brunswick, ME
1986-1988 ROICC Lajes Field, Azores, Portugal
1988-1991 Atlantic Division, Naval Facilities Engineering Command, Norfolk, VA
1991-1994 NWS Yorktown, VA
1994-1996 Northern Division, NAVFACENGCOM, Philadelphia, PA
1996-1998 OPNAV Staff N444 (Pentagon) Washington, DC
1998-1999 Naval Facilities Engineering Command, Washington, DC
Dotty Bates
Dotty Bates
Class of 1962
Army Reserves, 20+ Years

Army Nurse Corps
deployed 3x
Retired Major
Douglas Dunphy
Douglas Dunphy
Class of 1988
Marine Corps, 4 Years

Served in Pensacola Florida, Misawa Japan, and Camp Lejeune, NC
George Roach
George Roach
Class of 1988
Air Force, 20+ Years

Air Force Security Police
Hon. Richard L. Cogswell, MS, OSCSW, USNR, (Ret.)
Hon. Richard L. Cogswell, MS, OSCSW, USNR, (Ret.)
Class of 1966
Navy, 20+ Years

Up to 2010: 27 years Naval Reserve, Lebanon 1984 USS New Jersey, Desert Storm, Haiti Invasion, 1994. NH House of Representatives (1992-1994). Master Science Psychology (MS) 2007, Currently working on PhD in Clinical Psychology at Walden University. Recently Passed the licensure exam for Master Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor ( MLADC).
Jack Barrows
Jack Barrows
Class of 1970
Marine Corps, 3 Years

2 years state side, 1 year in Okinawa. Honarable Discharge
E-5 Sgt.
PS: All 4 of my brothers were also in the military.
Joshua Hample
Joshua Hample
Class of 1992
Army, 8 Years

CH-47 Helicopter Pilot
Ken Severance
Ken Severance
Class of 1966
Air Force, 20+ Years

Vietnam, Thailand, Iceland and many stops along the 20 years of service. Aircraft Flight Mechanic, Air Traffic Controller, Aircraft Planner and Air Force Recruiter.
Kenneth w Bowden
Kenneth w Bowden
Class of 1960
Air Force, 8 Years

Served as a communication center specialist
Kevin Leigh perry
Kevin Leigh perry
Class of 1981
Marine Corps, 4 Years

Okinawa, Japan, multi national peace keeping force Beirut, Lebanon, mediteranian cruise on helicopter carrier, mos 0311 lnfantry
michael l ballard
michael l ballard
Class of 1975
Air Force, 20+ Years

Fire fighter and safety professional
Michael L. Ballard
Michael L. Ballard
Class of 1975
Air Force, 20+ Years

Served as a fire fighter and safety professional. Continues to serve as an Air Force civil servant as the Operations Branch Chief for Ground Safety at the Air Force Safety Center.
Mike Cookson
Mike Cookson
Class of 1986
Army, 20+ Years

9 years enlisted in the Air Force. 11 years as an officer in the Army. Two tours overseas. Iraq 2003, and Afghanistan 2007. Combat Action Badge, two Bronze Star Medals.
Mike Sibley
Mike Sibley
Class of 1990
Air Force, 17 Years

Assignments:
SAC & 55 WG, Offutt AFB NE, 1990-1994
43 ARG, Malmstrom AFB MT, 1994-1996
436 AW, Dover AFB DE, 1996-1999
35 FW, Misawa AB Japan, 1999-2003
366 FW, Mountain Home AFB ID, 2003-2007
9 RW, Beale AFB CA, 2007-Present

Deployments:
Tuzla AB, Bosnia, 1995-1996
JTF-SWA, Eskan Village, Saudi Arabia, 1997-1998
336 AEW, Prince Sultan AB, Saudi Arabia, 2000
379 AEW, Al Udeid AB, Qatar, 2002-2003
455 AEW, Bagram AB, Afghanistan, 2005-2006

Specialties:
Imagery Analyst, 1990-1993
Historian, 1993-2007
Command & Control, 2007-Present
Nick Oakes
Nick Oakes
Class of 1988
Army, 18 Years

still active duty
Paul Conner
Paul Conner
Class of 1980
Coast Guard, 20+ Years

Search and Rescue, Drug interdiction, Fisheries
Enforcement. Worked Cuban and Haitian
Operations. Deck Watch Officer on serval
Coast Guard Vessels.
Thomas L. Barrows
Thomas L. Barrows
Class of 1963
Marine Corps, 20+ Years

Entered the USMC 5 days after graduation from HA. Spent six years as enlisted Marine and 19 years as officer, retiring as a LtCol. Served two tours in Vietnam, one as a Sgt and one as a 2nd/1st Lt in recon. Served in various peacetime command and staff billets in the US and overseas (Japan). Participated in high-level planning for operations in Central and South America and Southwest Asia (Iran, Afghanistan, and Pakistan). Represented the USMC in several joint (Army/Navy/Air Force/Marines) activities and events. Managed to receive a BS and two Masters while in USMC. Have been activein the Marine Corps League since retirement in 1990.
William  Dorrity
William Dorrity
Class of 1944
Army, 10 Years

WW II Army Air Corps
Korean War Air Force
Maine Air National Guard

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Robert Eaton
Class of '90

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