Military Alumni

Military Alumni

Honoring Our Heroes

This area is dedicated to our alumni that have served or are serving in our armed forces!

Lost Class Rings

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Honored Military Alumni

Anthony Evangelista
Anthony Evangelista Class of 1979
Navy, 20+ Years
Retired in 2009 as Fleet Master Chief after 30 years of Active Duty in the U.S. Navy
April Kessler
April Kessler Class of 2003
Army, 3 Years
Don Lindeman
Don Lindeman Class of 1964
Navy, 20+ Years
Retired as a Sr. Chief Aviation Electronics Technician in 1984. Flew all over the world including in-out of Viet Nam, and with TACAMO squadrons.
Edmund Chitswara
Edmund Chitswara Class of 1999
Army, 9 Years
Four combat tours to Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.
Glenn (Swampy) Rodgers
Glenn (Swampy) Rodgers Class of 1982
Navy, 20+ Years
USN Hospital Corpsmen retired in 2002 after 20yrs of service
Howard W. MacCollum
Howard W. MacCollum Class of 1957
Army, 20+ Years
Served in Ankara Turkey & VietNam. Was 1Sgt of C Company, 1st SF. State side assignments were Fort Bragg SC, Hunter Army Air Field, Savannah Georgia, Fort Rucker Alabama, Fort Jackson, South Carolina where my last duty assignment was NCOIC, Dictoriate of Security
Joe "OJ" Simpson
Joe "OJ" Simpson Class of 1978
Marine Corps, 20+ Years
Joe recently retired, with the highest civilian rank, after serving 26 years in the USMC. He is married with one child and lives in SC.
John Haluska
John Haluska Class of 1963
Marine Corps, 20+ Years
Retired as Master Sergeant (E-8) with 1 tour in Viet Nam.
Kevin Leshko
Kevin Leshko Class of 1988
Air Force, 8 Years
Served in Saudia Arabia in 1994 and1997. Honorable Discharge in 1998 after serving 8 1/2 years
Martin (Harpo) Hartzel
Martin (Harpo) Hartzel Class of 1958
Navy, 20+ Years
Computer Tech/Repairman at Sea and overseas.
Richard Swet
Richard Swet Class of 1964
Army, 3 Years
83rd Engineer Battalion Heilbron, Germany
Robert P. Evans Jr.
Robert P. Evans Jr. Class of 1973
Marine Corps, 20+ Years
Jan 10, 1973 to Feb 1, 2003 24 years active duty, 6 years reserve. Retired as Master Sergeant (E-8)
Scott Boehmler
Scott Boehmler Class of 1993
Army, 17 Years
Thomas B. Smith
Thomas B. Smith Class of 1962
Army, 20+ Years
Retired USA COL, Signal Corps

Classmates Spotlight

Hazleton High School Classmates

Robert Harris
Class of '74

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