Harvey High School Alumni

Painesville, Ohio (OH)

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

Archie (Tim) Pinkley
Archie (Tim) Pinkley
Class of 1966
Air Force, 6 Years

4 tours in VIetnam in 6 years and then joined US Navy in 1974 for 8 years
Benjamin J Szuhay III
Benjamin J Szuhay III
Class of 1970
Army, 20+ Years

Enlisted in the Army Music program,Norfolk Va., US Army school of music. Performed with the Army Band touring across america,to include tours in Hawaii and Europe.Played both Bassoon and percussion. Retired in 2003.
Bob Smith
Bob Smith
Class of 1968
Army, 2 Years

Served 19 months in Germany as an instructor in a missile unit. Was one of the last 5,000 drafted in the history of our country. The only lottery I ever won!
daniel mingone
daniel mingone
Class of 1999
Army, 4 Years

19K
Derwinn Boothe
Derwinn Boothe
Class of 1988
Navy, 20+ Years

Still serving in the Navy.
Doug Paden
Doug Paden
Class of 1964
Army, 2 Years

Drafted March of 66. Spent 14 months in Korea with the 2nd Infantry Division Support Command. Came back to States and was stationed at the Presidio of San Francisco until my discharge in March of 68.
elwin wynn nighman
elwin wynn nighman
Class of 1966
Army, 3 Years

Combat Infantry Vietnam 1 tour, Cadre West Point Military Academy.
George L Luse
George L Luse
Class of 1941
Marine Corps, 3 Years

Lance Corporal
Isaac Curry
Isaac Curry
Class of 1973
Army, 20+ Years

Did 20 years as a Military Policeman all over.
Jack (John) ruzga
Jack (John) ruzga
Class of 1965
Air Force, 4 Years

SGT
James Cullen
James Cullen
Class of 1966
Army, 2 Years

I spent 2 years in Germany as a top Secret Communications Specialist. During my stay I had to travel all over Europe.
Jim Cullen
Jim Cullen
Class of 1966
Army, 2 Years

Cryptographic Communications Specialist
Jimmy Pitts
Jimmy Pitts
Class of 1959
Navy, 20+ Years

Served in the U S Navy for 22 + years retiring in 1982 with the rank of Master Chief Petty Officer (E-9). My last 2 tours was a Command Master Chief of 2 Navy Squadrons. I was active during the Viet Nam War making 2 West Pac Cruises (1966-67, 1967-68) with Attack Squadron 35 (A6's) aboard the USS Enterprise (CVN-65).
Jimmy Pitts AFCM, USN Retired
Jimmy Pitts AFCM, USN Retired
Class of 1959
Navy, 20+ Years

I served over 22 years in the United States Navy, retiring in 1982. I ascended to the rank of Master Chief (E-9). My last tour of duty was as the Command Master Chief of the VA-72 Bluehawks at NAS Cecil Field, Jacksonville, FL. The Bluehawks proudly served with the Air Wing aboard the USS John F. Kennedy (CV-67).
Larry Collins
Larry Collins
Class of 1970
Navy, 20+ Years

Lieutenant Commander US Navy, Supply Corps retired 1995
Laurie Irwin-Pinkley
Laurie Irwin-Pinkley
Class of 1976
U.s. Public Health Service, 20+ Years

Nurse Officer and Certified Nurse Midwife
Mark Mlachak
Mark Mlachak
Class of 2001
Marine Corps, 16 Years

Enlisted in 2001, deployed to Afghanistan, Iraq, Haiti X2, 22d MEU, UDP's to Okinawa, and many other countries.
Additionally I completed a tour on the drill field as a Drill Instructor, MCITWS.
Currently serving as the Assistant Marine Officer Instructor at Miami University in Oxford, OH.
Mary Baldauf Prise
Mary Baldauf Prise
Class of 1966
Navy, 20+ Years

I served for 22 years and retired as a Senior Chief Petty Officer(Surface Warfare). I volunteered as a First Woman at Sea Program in 1978. I was on board USS Vulcan 1978-1982. I also served on an Oiler, Frigate and Carrier. I was an Operations Specialist.
Mary Wilson (Coleman)
Mary Wilson (Coleman)
Class of 2001
Army, 2 Years

I have deployed to Afganistan for OEF. I enjoy the military and wish I would have joined earlier.
Rhonda Lee (Williams) Bompers
Rhonda Lee (Williams) Bompers
Class of 1971
Army, 20+ Years

Served mainly in Germany as a computer operator. Also an x-drill sargent.

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Deborah Feiel
Class of '82

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