Harding High School Alumni

Bridgeport, Connecticut (CT)

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

Alex C., Lindsay
Alex C., Lindsay
Class of 1980
National Guard, 20+ Years

Retired as Captain
Brian Holmes
Brian Holmes
Class of 1984
Navy, 20+ Years

Sunrise @ sea!
Brian Holmes
Brian Holmes
Class of 1984
Navy, 20+ Years

My primary duty in the Navy was nautical navigation (Called the QUARTERMASTER rating). I fixed the ships position through celestial (Sun, moon, stars & planets) and terrestrial (Navaids, islands, & natural ranges) means.

During my time in service I served on 5 ships which include:
USS CUSHING(DD 985) 1984-1987
USS FORT McHENRY(LSD 43) 1987-1990
USS RUSHMORE(LSD 47) 1993-1997
USS CONSTELLATION(CV 64) 1997-1999
USS BONHOMME RICHARD(LHD 6) 2001-2005

Additionally I served 3 shore terms which include:
Naval Recruiting District Harrisburg/Pittsburgh 1990-1993
Naval Station San Diego, CA Port Operations Dept 1999-2001
Afloat Training Group Pacific
2005-2008

It was a great tiem and I had a ball!
Brian Holmes
Brian Holmes
Class of 1984
Navy, 20+ Years

Quartermaster Chief
Brian Holmes
Brian Holmes
Class of 1984
Navy, 20+ Years

Replenishment @ sea!
Carlos M Vazquez Jr
Carlos M Vazquez Jr
Class of 1989
Navy, 20+ Years

Information System Technician in the US Navy
CLAUDIS RICHARDSON JR
CLAUDIS RICHARDSON JR
Class of 1985
Navy, 7 Years

SERVED ONBOARD THE USS TATTNALL OUT MAYPORT FLORIDA
Donald S. Keegan
Donald S. Keegan
Class of 1982
Navy, 20+ Years

Served On Aircraft Carriers and Oversea.
Earl Hazel, Jr.
Earl Hazel, Jr.
Class of 1961
Air Force, 20+ Years

Served as a Civil Engineer, Offuct AFB, NE, Osan AB Korea, L.G. Hanscom Field, MA, NKP Thailand, Bolling AFB, DC, Andrews AFB, MD and Langley AFB, VA Retired 1991 after 30 years as a Chief Master Sargent (E-9)
Felix A. Merced
Felix A. Merced
Class of 1976
Army, 13 Years

Field Artillery, Ft. Sill, Ok., 2AD (FWD), Garlstedt, FRG, Ft. Polk, La., Vicenza, Italy, Bamberg, FRG.
fitzroy campbell
fitzroy campbell
Class of 1973
Navy, 4 Years

honorable discharge
George Gonzalez
George Gonzalez
Class of 1990
Air Force, 18 Years

18+ years as an Air Transportation Craftsman.
George Gonzalez
George Gonzalez
Class of 1990
Air Force, 19 Years

Currently a Master Sgt, living in NJ. Soon to be deployed for a while, having fun in the sun.
James "Jimmy" Santos
James "Jimmy" Santos
Class of 1979
Air Force, 20+ Years

Retired as a First Sergeant from the Air Force in 2005 after serving 26 years.
JOHN NETTLE
JOHN NETTLE
Class of 1959
Navy, 21 Years

USN 3 YEARS 4 MONTHS
USNR 17 YEARS
Juan Torres
Juan Torres
Class of 1976
Air Force, 20+ Years

AFROTC graduate - Deputy Missile Combat Crew Commander at Davis-Monthan AFB, AZ - AWACs Air Battle Manager at Tinker AFB, OK and Kadena AB, Okinawa, Japan. AFROTC Assistant Professor of Aerospace Studies at University of Minnesota-Duluth, Staff Officer at Pentagon. Retired 2004.
Kevin Randolph
Kevin Randolph
Class of 1972
Air Force, 4 Years

Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos, Thailand, 1972 -1975
Kirt Sampson
Kirt Sampson
Class of 1975
Army, 16 Years

Served in Ft Devens, Ft Sill, Heilbronn (Germany), Aschaffenburg (Germany), and Flensburg (Germany)
Michele (Green) Taylor
Michele (Green) Taylor
Class of 1987
Navy, 20+ Years

My United States Navy Shadow Box
Michele (Green) Taylor
Michele (Green) Taylor
Class of 1987
Navy, 20+ Years

In the United States Navy 20 + years....

Classmates Spotlight

Harding High School Classmates

Jonell Connor
Class of '97

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School News

Donald R. Estabrook Class Of 1968

Donald Richard Estabrook, class of 1968, passed away in 2009 from complications of Multiple Sclerosis. I just found out ...
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Our Harding 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 Harding High School Military to know that they are loved and appreciated. All of us in Bridgeport are proud of our military alumni and want to thank them for risking their lives to protect our country!