Highlands High School Alumni

Natrona Heights, Pennsylvania (PA)

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

Aaron Robert Deskins
Aaron Robert Deskins
Class of 2008
Navy, 8 Years

Aviation Ordnance armament Technician
Yokosuka, Japan on USS George Washington 2009-2012
2 deployments
Norfolk, Va on USS Harry S. Truman 2012-2014
1 deployment
Lemoore, Ca at FRC West 2014-2016
Al Ekas
Al Ekas
Class of 1974
Marine Corps, 12 Years

Serviced at various West Coast, Overseas and afloat commands.
Alan Cook
Alan Cook
Class of 1969
Air Force, 4 Years

Aircraft mechanic on KC-135 and B-52's. After discharge became government civilian employee as an aircraft mechanic at WPAFB.
Anthony Litwicki
Anthony Litwicki
Class of 1977
Army, 6 Years

Combat Engineer, Armorer , Special Forces, US ARMY Reserve rifle team. 99 th ARCOM.
Anthony Litwicki
Anthony Litwicki
Class of 1977
Army Reserves, 6 Years

Combat Engineer, Armorer,SF, Army reserve riffle team, 99 th ARCOM
Antonio Lopreiato
Antonio Lopreiato
Class of 1983
Army, 20+ Years

After graduation I joined and did 21 Years, Retired at the rank of SFC (P) E-7P, Loved it and would change a thing I did
Autumn Williams
Autumn Williams
Class of 2002
Air Force, 4 Years

Served in North Dakota, Iraq, Korea, and Florida
Chet Olson
Chet Olson
Class of 1969
Navy, 4 Years

Started service in Aug. 69,, spent most of the enlistment in Long Beach, Calif.,, 2 tours in Viet Nam,, as a combat information specialist, opreational intelligence,, Da Nang "71 and Qua Viet river Quang Tri '72-'73,, made the rank of Operations Specialist (E-5) 2nd class.., also spent 2 years reserve duty...
Daniel A. Dobrowolski
Daniel A. Dobrowolski
Class of 1981
Army, 23 Years

US Army Airborne Infantry and Intelligence Officer.
David Brown
David Brown
Class of 1971
Army, 3 Years

Ansbach, Germany
Oakdale, PA
Dennis Smith
Dennis Smith
Class of 1972
Air Force, 20+ Years

Emergency Management, various tours in Europe and Mid-East countries, and the Air Force Range complex in Nevada.
Eric Noll
Eric Noll
Class of 1992
Army, 19 Years

14yrs as Infantryman 5yrs as IT support
Frank Susa
Frank Susa
Class of 1970
Navy, 4 Years

2nd class Aviation, Hydraulic Tech. Some of my of my duties, where door gunner on a UH1N Huey, I was stationed with the Blue Angles as A hydraulic tech. I was stationed for a short time at Andrews Airforce base I was a hydraulic tech on Marine One
Gavin Hutchison
Gavin Hutchison
Class of 1983
Army, 25 Years

U.S. Army Ranger, Sniper, Green Beret, U.S. Special Operations Command
jack r momberger
jack r momberger
Class of 1970
Air Force, 4 Years

fireman crash/ rescue trained on t-33plane to the s/r 71 k/c 135, many more. malmstrom afb.
James Drane
James Drane
Class of 1983
Army, 10 Years

I had the privilege of serving my county for 10 years in both the United States Navy from June 1985 to April 1988. I served as a Aviation Structural Mechanic " E" Ejection and Environmental Systems on F-14 Fighter Jets. I enlisted into the United States Army September 1988 to December 1995 as a 68J Aircraft Armament Control Repairman. I worked Cobra and Apache Helicopter. I left the service as an E-6 Staff Sergeant and was truly honored to Serve this great nation of ours and to serve you.
James M. Lardin
James M. Lardin
Class of 1987
Army, 14 Years

SFC James M. Lardin (jim,jimmy,jimbo to his friends and family) Served our country well and proudly directly out of high school. He reached the rank of SFC just days prior to his sudden and unexpected death in March,2000. He recived many upon many awards for his outstanding service to his country. May he rest in peace
Jamie Nicole Demharter
Jamie Nicole Demharter
Class of 1984
Navy, 8 Years

Served as an Operations Specialist, Petty Officer Second Class. Stationed in Great Lakes IL, Virgina Beach VA, Norfolk VA. Deployments in the Mediterranean and Caribbean.
Jeremy Slater
Jeremy Slater
Class of 1991
Air Force, 17 Years

Served 1991 to 1998 in Bamberg Germay as Field Artillery, 1998 to present at Fort Bragg, NC as Field Artillery and Transportation. Currently serving in the 4th Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division. Deployed to Bosnia (1997), Hungary (2003), Iraq (2005) and Afghanistan (2007 / 2008)
Jessica Adams
Jessica Adams
Class of 1998
Marine Corps, 6 Years

Served in 1998-2002 Active Duty, Reserves 2003-2009 (Broken time). Served in Iraqi Freedom
John C. Stuart
John C. Stuart
Class of 1972
Air Force, 4 Years

Aircraft mechanic
John F Babinsack
John F Babinsack
Class of 1969
Air Force, 24 Years

Saw many countries, Philippines, S.Korea, Australia, England, Germany and a few states, N.Carolina, Arizona, Oklahoma, Georgia, Illinois and Florida.
Kent Walker
Kent Walker
Class of 2003
Navy, 5 Years

Served in Brunswick Maine and aircraft carrier USS Dwight D Eisenhower
Larry Lehew
Larry Lehew
Class of 1982
Air Force, 20+ Years

Eight years active duty--12+ in the Reserves
Lawrence R. Shane
Lawrence R. Shane
Class of 1973
Army, 3 Years

Served with the 661st Transportation Co. (GS)
(Acft) @ Ft George G Meade, Md 1974 - 1977
Parker Dusty Large
Parker Dusty Large
Class of 1969
Army, 7 Years

Served from May of 1969 to May of 1977. Left for boot camp at Ft Bragg NC 10 days before my class graduated. After boot camp I went to demolition and CBR , Training. I operated the gas chamber training for new recruits at Ft Bragg as well as Ft Meade MD.
Paul Palko
Paul Palko
Class of 1972
Air Force, 20+ Years

35 years, retired CMSgt, worked in aircraft maintenance and as an inspector
Randal Scott Skaggs
Randal Scott Skaggs
Class of 2008
National Guard, 7 Years

25H Network management, Communications, IT Cybersecurity Specialist
Rich Lucas
Rich Lucas
Class of 1970
Air Force, 30 Years

Enlisted in 1973. Graduated from college in 1976 while on active duty and Officer Training School in 1977, Retired in 2003 as a Colonel (0-6). Completed my last assignment as the Air Force Space Command Inspector General.
Rob Waltenbaugh
Rob Waltenbaugh
Class of 1970
Navy, 4 Years

I had the privelege to serve on two (2) surface warfare ships homeported in Norfolk, Va - Communications officer- USS Fairfax County (LST-1193) 1974-77, and Navigator-USS Josephus Daniels (CG-27) 1977-79.
Scott Cromer
Scott Cromer
Class of 1990
Navy, 19 Years

I reported for Basic Training in October 1990 and have been stationed in the Republic of Panama (twice), Texas and Maryland (twice). I will be retiring at the end of October with 20 years of service.
SCOTT FALKNER
SCOTT FALKNER
Class of 1985
Air Force, 4 Years

MILITARY POLICEMAN
Tim Thimons
Tim Thimons
Class of 1974
Air Force, 20+ Years

Retired in 1995
Wendy Sue Malec (Fink)
Wendy Sue Malec (Fink)
Class of 1973
Army, 3 Years

Medic and Operating Room Tech stationed at Walter Reed Medical Hosp in Washington DC

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