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

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
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
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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Cynthia Hanson
Class of '76

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