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

Arla (Smith) Tweedy
Arla (Smith) Tweedy Class of 1981
Army, 20+ Years
Spent over 20 years serving on active duty and traveling the world. I met wonderful people, and have gained the best of friends and family. I was stationed in Korea, MO, NY, AL, and visited many beautiful places along the way. I had the opportunity to serve in many positions and retired as a Master Sergeant (E-8).
Arla M. (Smith) Tweedy
Arla M. (Smith) Tweedy Class of 1981
Army, 20+ Years
More than 20 years spent traveling the world as a tactical operations Sergeant and Senior Personnel Manager. Honorably retired in October 2004. I would do it all over again!
Brian Sciarratta
Brian Sciarratta Class of 1991
Navy, 4 Years
USS Portland (LSD-37) 91-95
Carl I. Mahar
Carl I. Mahar Class of 1974
Marine Corps, 4 Years
Parris Island, Camp Lejune, Cherry Point, Okinawa and Camp Hasen
Charles E. Youmans
Charles E. Youmans Class of 1965
Army, 2 Years
Drafted in November of 65. Stationed@ Ft. Hood, and Ft. Bragg. before going to Vietnam.
Charles E. Youmans
Charles E. Youmans Class of 1965
Army, 2 Years
Basic at Ft. Hood, Texas. AIT at Ft Bragg North Carolina. Then off to Vietnam. I was lucky enough to come home. Please remember those who didn't!
Charles E. Youmans
Charles E. Youmans Class of 1965
Army, 2 Years
I took basic training in Fort Hood Texas. Then went to Fort Bragg. Then I was sent to Vietnam in August of 1966 thru August of 1967
Charless E. Youmans
Charless E. Youmans Class of 1965
Army, 2 Years
Basic training at Ft. Hood. A.I.T. at Ft. Bragg. Vietnam from August of 66 thru August of 67
Dave Lafaver
Dave Lafaver Class of 1985
Army, 5 Years
US Army 82nd Airborne Div. Desert Shield/Desert Storm.
David M. Felix
David M. Felix Class of 1968
Navy, 20+ Years
AW1 Retired. Enlisted Aircrewmen. Flew in S-2's and S-3's off 5 Carriers hunting submarines. Married to former Linda Wood (Class of 68). Son, daughter and 7 grandchildren.
DAVID SNOW
DAVID SNOW Class of 2001
Air Force, 6 Years
MUNITIONS SPECIALIST
Debbie (Delano) Eiland
Debbie (Delano) Eiland Class of 1976
Army, 20+ Years
Served 22 years in the Army band field in places such as Ft. Wadsworth NY, Ft. Benning, GA, Ft. Dix, NJ, Ft. Drum, NY, Ft. Rucker, AL, South Korea and Germany.
Debbie (Delano) Eiland
Debbie (Delano) Eiland Class of 1976
Army, 20+ Years
Served 22 years in the Army band field in places such as Ft. Wadsworth NY, Ft. Benning, GA, Ft. Dix, NJ, Ft. Drum, NY, Ft. Rucker, AL, South Korea and Germany.
Don Hunt II
Don Hunt II Class of 1992
Marine Corps, 4 Years
Spent 4yrs in USMC at Camp Lejeune NC and Marine Barracks 8th & I in Washington DC
Don Palmer
Don Palmer Class of 1986
Army, 5 Years
Tactical Satililte Microwave Repairman 2 1/2 years Ansbach Germany 2 years Ft Bliss TX 7 months Desert Storm/Desert Shield
Eric
Eric Class of 1993
Army, 6 Years
Bosnia, Somalia, Iraq, Haiti, Rwanda
Franklin T. Barker
Franklin T. Barker Class of 1998
National Guard, 10 Years
I am currently a Black hawk helicopter pilot serving a 1 year tour in Iraq.
Gareth Wood
Gareth Wood Class of 1966
Army, 10 Years
anti aircraft guns& signal corps
Harold J. Gardner
Harold J. Gardner Class of 1973
Army, 20+ Years
UH-60 BlackHawk Helicopter Crew Member, Desert Storm Vet,
Heather Harrison
Heather Harrison Class of 2001
Army, 5 Years
In the US Army for 5 years and have two depolyments. Currently stationed at Fort Gordon, GA

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John C. Birdlebough High School Classmates

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Class of '07

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School News

1967 Firebirds beat C-Square

Oct 1967 the Phoenix Firebirds football team beats central square for co-champions with the Redmen. for the Oswego Count...
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