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

Bernard Paul Shaw
Bernard Paul Shaw Class of 1966
Navy, 20+ Years
First enlistment 3yrs with Seabee's MCB 71, in country 3/8/68--11/68, finished duty 12/69. Reenlisted 11/72 as MachineryRepairman served on four Repair ships, retired from Washinton Navy Yard 6/91. Best years of my life, GO NAVY!!
Charles Ivan Hull
Charles Ivan Hull Class of 2001
Army, 2 Years
Combat Engineer. 21B. We do all the route clearence in my AO. We clear the route of any Improvised Explosive Devices, to provide freedom of manuver for all U.S. and Coillition forces.
Damon Keith Sanford
Damon Keith Sanford Class of 1990
Marine Corps, 20+ Years
Served as an Infantryman, machine gunner, scout sniper and reconassaince operator for the Corps for over 25 years. I recently retired in March this year and currently work for Allied Barton Private Security as a Site Supervisor.
Daphne Prince
Daphne Prince Class of 1980
Navy, 11 Years
Radioman second class Verdin/iSABPS supervisor: exercises the direction and control of cryptographic equipment and CMS material. Operates computerized scst system performing operations necessary to esure continuous traffic flow on all channels via the VLF/LF/HF Broadcast.Performs quality control monitoring required by the BCA. Performs patching with the verdin system to maintain integrity of the Broadcast. Supervises the performance, training and actions of CSE.VERDIN/ISABPS operators.
David Speicher
David Speicher Class of 1965
Air Force, 7 Years
USAFSS Russian linguist Stationed: Japan 66-67 Turkey 67-68 West Berlin 69-72 SSGT final rank
david vandine
david vandine Class of 1986
Army, 20+ Years
retired 1 st sgt 3 tours iraq and granda 2 purple hearts 2 browse stars 3 silver stars
Dr. Katherine (Gottschalk) Mortimer
Dr. Katherine (Gottschalk) Mortimer Class of 1975
Marine Corps, 10 Years
Served in the regular Marine Corps for ten years, earning the rank of Staff Sergeant, and honorably discharged in 1985.
Gregory Keith
Gregory Keith Class of 1965
Navy, 4 Years
Best time of my life. Served on a sub tender from 1968-1971.
Janet (Craig) Miller
Janet (Craig) Miller Class of 1970
Air Force, 20+ Years
LtCol Communication and Information Systems Officer; Retired at Wright-Patterson AFB.
Jason Hines
Jason Hines Class of 1994
Army, 12 Years
Has been back from his first tour in Iraq for about a year! He is currently working to be a Warrant Officer in the PA National Guard
Joe Haber
Joe Haber Class of 1993
Air Force, 13 Years
Currently a Quality Assurance Inspector in the USAF. Served one tour in support of Iraqi Freedom. Current rank is Technical Sergeant (E6) .
John Fisher
John Fisher Class of 1979
Air Force, 20+ Years
Promoted to 2Lt - summer 1985 1986 - 1988 stationed in Northern Germany Promoted to Captain - summer 1989 1992 - 1995 stationed in Canada Promoted to Major - summer 1997 1995 - 1998 stationed in Virginia 1998 - 2002 stationed in Oklahoma Promoted to Lieutenant Colonel - summer 2003 2002 - 2006 stationed in Florida Fall 2006 - retired Most memorable moment: Sept 11, 2001 attacks - I escorted Pres. Bush (Air Force One) from Nebraska back to Washington D.C.
Karen Huwar Laraway
Karen Huwar Laraway Class of 1963
Army, 3 Years
Army Nurse Corp 71st Evac Hospital, Pleiku , republic of Vietnam
Kristofer Kincaid
Kristofer Kincaid Class of 1984
Army, 20+ Years
8 years federal service. 16 years active PA Army National Guard. Awarded Broze Star after Tour of Iraq. To retire as a 1SG in Mar 2011
Paul J. Rodgers
Paul J. Rodgers Class of 1981
Marine Corps, 20+ Years
Team Chief, 12th Counterintelligence Team; and Embassy Duty assigned to the U.S. Department of State in Bucharest, Romania and Paris, France.
Paul Kimble
Paul Kimble Class of 1978
Air Force, 20+ Years
Served in transportation/logistics plus as an ROTC instructor. Stationed at RAF Bentwaters, England; NAS Norfolk, VA; Dover AFB, DE; Scott AFB, IL (twice); Naples, Italy; West Virginia University; Vandenberg AFB, CA; and Maxwell AFB, AL.
Raymond Zindell, III (Corky)
Raymond Zindell, III (Corky) Class of 1991
Army, 20+ Years
Lt Col. In USArmy. Now serving at McDill AFB in Tampa, FL in Central Command in Intellance. After graduating from Gannon Univ with ROTC scholarship as 2nd Lt. Went to Europe on assignment, returned to US and then on to Pentagon, to Iraq, to Master's Degree in Intell. Thank you Racoon Elem, Hopewell Jr High, Hopewell HS, Coach Veights, Coach Hermick, and Coach Dan Raines!
Robert Bove
Robert Bove Class of 1981
Air Force, 20+ Years
Eldorado Canyon, Destert Storm, Noble Eagle,Endureing Freedom and Iraqi Freedom
Robert F. Peoples
Robert F. Peoples Class of 1963
Army, 3 Years
U.S. Army Special Forces 1964-1966
Susan Shannon Cottrell
Susan Shannon Cottrell Class of 1971
Air Force, 5 Years
I served in the Air Force Bands, playing concerts and parades all over the country, Mexico and Canada.

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