Honoring Our Heroes
This area is dedicated to our alumni that have served or are serving in our armed forces!
Lost Class Rings
Have you lost your Ilion High School class ring? Have you found someone's class ring? Visit our Golden Bombers lost class ring page to search for your class ring or post information about a found ring.
Honored Military Alumni
Bob Klippel Class of 1965
Navy, 4 Years Aviation Machinist Mate 3rd class , stationed at Naval Air Station, Miramar, California most of enlistment 1967 - 1970
CHARLES C. LOOMIS Class of 1937
Army, 4 Years WWII
Chip Boucher Class of 1978
Army, 20+ Years Army Judge Advocate Genera's Corps, Colonel (Retired) 2012, now working for Dept. of Homeland Security
David doty Class of 1973
Army, 4 Years Military police
Dennis W. Prior Class of 1969
Navy, 20+ Years Navy SeaBees
Don Rende Class of 1978
Air Force, 20+ Years Served 20 years in the USAF, retired in 1998, now live in Surprise, Arizona.
Donald J. Vivacqua Class of 1982
Army, 2 Years 2/187 INF RAKKASANS, 101st ABN (ASSLT)
Ed Woodrick Class of 1963
Army, 3 Years US Army Artillery, 1966-1969, Staff Sergeant. Fort Jackson, SC; Fort Sill, OK; Fort Hood, TX; Vietnam, 1967-1968.
Janice (Leonard) Bortner Class of 1983
National Guard, 20+ Years 4 Years Active Army - Ft. Campbell, KY 17+ Years Army National Guard - Houston & Austin, TX
Matthew Urtz Class of 1978
Navy, 20+ Years Served 23 years in the Navy on 4 ships and completed 7 extended deployments. Retired from the Navy in 2003 as an Operations Specialist Chief Petty Officer
Mike Bugal Class of 1971
Air Force, 9 Years Command and Control Specialist/Supervisor 1971-1977 Flight Management Supervisor/NCOIC 1977-1980 Participated in Operation Eagle Thrust (withdrawal from Viet Nam) while in MAC Command Post and in AWACS deployment following assasination of President Park of KOrea in 1979-80
Mike Bugal Class of 1971
Air Force, 10 Years Stationed in Virginia, Okinawa, Washington State, Guam, Oklahoma and Florida. TDY's to Phillipines and Korea. Participated in Linebacker II and Operation Eagle Pull (the withdrawal from Viet Nam).
Mikel M Sitterly Class of 1963
Coast Guard, 4 Years Presidential Guard - President Johnson
Tom Pierce Class of 1950
Navy, 4 Years USS Glennon DD840 USS Cascade AD16 Engineman First Class
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