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

Bob Adams
Bob Adams Class of 1972
Marine Corps, 6 Years
Served USMC 6/72 - 6/76 2nd Mar Div, Camp Lejune, NC. Join Ohio Army National Guard 9/83 and retired 12/31/04 with total 24 years. Served humanitarian mission in Nicurauga, security for 1996 Olympics, and activated 2/03 - 4/04 for Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom at Camp Victory, Kuwait and Camp Anaconda, Balad, Iraq.
C.Donald Hawks
C.Donald Hawks Class of 1957
Army, 2 Years
Basic ,Fort Dix Nj. Serve red in Korea ,Fleet Maintenance
Charles A. (Bud) Pytko
Charles A. (Bud) Pytko Class of 1956
Navy, 20+ Years
Boot Camp - Bambridge, MD VF32-Cecil Field, FL VF101 - Oceana, VA & Key West, FL VA165 - Oak Harbor, WA VA128 - Oak Harbor, WA VAQ-134 - Oak Harbor, WA
Chief Petty Officer Wayne R. Lohnes
Chief Petty Officer Wayne R. Lohnes Class of 1972
Navy, 20+ Years
Served aboard USS Sierra AD-18, USS Piedmont AD-17, Naval support activity Naples It. USS Lawrence DDG-4, Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek Va.,USS Josephus Daniels CG-27, USS Eisenhower CVN-69 and Philadelphia Naval Shipyard. During his career,Chief Lohnes was the recipient of many personal and unit awards.
Chris Stevens
Chris Stevens Class of 1987
Marine Corps, 4 Years
2nd Marine Division 22 Marine Expeditionary Unit Operation Sharp Edge Monrovia , Libera
Dale Frost
Dale Frost Class of 1964
Air Force, 20+ Years
Enlisted from Sept. 1964 through Aug. 1968. Attended Hudson Valley Community College from Sept. 1968 through May 1970. Transferred to Northern Arizona University - Graduated with a B.S. in Forestry Dec. 1972 Officer Training School, March 1973 - June 1973. Undergraduate Pilot Training, Jul 1973 - Aug. 1974. KC-135 Pilot, Systems Instructor (3 ½) years) T-37 B Instructor Pilot (4+ Years) Squadron Commander - Basic Military Training (3 Years T-38 Instructor Pilot (3 ½) Years) Retired in 1989 with the rank of Major (20 + years), accumulating over 3500 hours of military flying time. Following military service flew for United Airlines (15 + years) and instructed at FedEx Express for 3 ½ years. Type rated in 5 different heavy aircraft and accumulated over 12,500 total hours of flying time.
Dan Hunt
Dan Hunt Class of 1983
Army, 20+ Years
Recently retired as an Engineer Sergeant Major from the U.S. Army with over 25 years of active duty service. Veteran of Desert Shield, Storm, Provide Comfort; Afghanistan, and Iraq and other disaster relief missions. Paratroopers!
Darren Schnoop
Darren Schnoop Class of 1993
National Guard, 11 Years
Served in the Navy right out of high school. After an Honorable discharge from the Navy, enlisted in the National Guard after 9-11. Deployed to Iraq in 2005 and safely back stateside in 2006
Darren Schnoop
Darren Schnoop Class of 1993
National Guard, 5 Years
Joined National Guard after 9/11. Deployed to Iraq 1/2005 to 6/2006
Darryl Taber
Darryl Taber Class of 1982
Air Force, 20+ Years
Retired from Air Force in 2003. Had assignments in Maine, Alaska, Washington state, and Korea. Deployed to SW Asia twice
Donald Starr
Donald Starr Class of 1989
Army, 19 Years
Looking forward to retirement in 2 to 5 years.
Ed Reinfurt
Ed Reinfurt Class of 1981
Army, 20+ Years
10th Mountain DIV 1988-1993 2nd Ranger Bn 1993-1996 82nd ABN 2003-2006 Special Operations Cmd 2006-
Gary Andrew
Gary Andrew Class of 1992
Army, 14 Years
Computer networking , Has done a lot of top secret jobs , and worked at the Pentagon for 4 years. He makes HF proud
JANA KAPANTAIS Class of 1988
Coast Guard, 13 Years
Food Service Specialist Special Command Aide
John Clancy
John Clancy Class of 1975
Army, 20+ Years
Retired CW5 after 28 years of service.
John E. Bromirski
John E. Bromirski Class of 2003
Army, 4 Years
Specialist, Military Police, Stationed at Ft. Stewart, Ga, Second Tour of Operation Freedom in Iraq coming up
John E. Bromirski
John E. Bromirski Class of 2003
Army, 4 Years
Specialist, Military Police, Stationed at Ft. Stewart, Ga, Second Tour of Operation Freedom in Iraq coming up in May '07
John F Chaffee
John F Chaffee Class of 2007
National Guard, 2 Years
Army Intelligence Pvt 1st Class
John J. McMahon
John J. McMahon Class of 1960
Army, 2 Years
Spc.4 25th Inf. Div. Cu Chi, Vietnam, 1966 725 Maint. Btn.
Karen Cottrell Todd
Karen Cottrell Todd Class of 1974
Air Force, 4 Years
Served 3.5 years in England working in communications.

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Virginia Cole
Class of '61

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