Kenmore West High School Alumni

Town Of Tonawanda, New York (NY)

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

Albert R Steele
Albert R Steele
Class of 1950
Air Force, 4 Years

Member of the Air Command
Ashur K Parker
Ashur K Parker
Class of 1969
Navy, 6 Years

West Pac Cruise
1971-1973
Homeport, Yokosuka Japan
1073-1975
bob gauger
bob gauger
Class of 1968
Marine Corps, 4 Years

vietnam in country 1969-1970
Bob Lannen
Bob Lannen
Class of 1962
Navy, 4 Years

USN 1963 To 1967
Bob Marliin
Bob Marliin
Class of 1958
Air Force, 5 Years

Enlisted in USAF immediately after graduation, basic training at Lackland AFB, Texas, job training at Goodfellow AFB, Texas, assigned to Elmendorf AFB, Alaska as a Radio Traffic Analyst in the USAF Security Service (now called USAF Intelligence Service).
Brett C. Scheuer
Brett C. Scheuer
Class of 1987
Marine Corps, 20+ Years

Retired Sargent-Major
Brett entered into service in Jan, 1988 at Parris Island. Was a Drill Instructor and Swim Instructor at Parris Island. He didi tours in Iraq and Afganistan.
Recently retired after being Command SgtMgr to the 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit
Bruce F. Mundie
Bruce F. Mundie
Class of 1954
Air Force, 20+ Years

Graduated Pilot Training, July 1960. Assigned to Pope AFB, NC in C-123 Providers. Three tours to Viet Nam,1961, 1964, 1967. Flew Operation Ranch Hand during one tour in aerial spray operations. Recipient of 8 Air Medals, the Distinguished Flying Cross. Was a founding member of the 7th Air Commando Squadron, Sembach AB, Germany. Assigned to the Strategic Air Command, flying KC-135 tanker at Griffiss AFDB, NY. Then assigned to 8th Air Force, Westover AFB, Massachusetts, 2nd Air Force, Barksdale AFB, Louisiana. Finally at Strategic Air Command, Offutt AFB, Nebraska where I retired.
Bruce J. Treubel
Bruce J. Treubel
Class of 1963
Army, 2 Years

Vietnam Vet 1968 - 1969
Bruce Turek
Bruce Turek
Class of 1959
Air Force, 4 Years

Combat Intelligence,1963 - 1967,
Viet Nam 1966 - 1967, attached all 4 years to Army Units. First Air Cav, Fourth Inf Div. In field 12 months. Give presentations to groups about PTSD
and Suicide Prevention.
Calvin P Cerda
Calvin P Cerda
Class of 1962
Army, 3 Years

service in vietnam 1966-1967
100% disability due to agent orange
CARL G (CHOTOFF) CARSON
CARL G (CHOTOFF) CARSON
Class of 1942
Army, 20+ Years

WWII VET, RETIRED WITH RANK OF COLONEL, CORPS OF ENGINEERS.
Charles (Chuck) J. Bastian
Charles (Chuck) J. Bastian
Class of 1982
Army, 20+ Years

I retired from the US Army in 2002. During my time in I traveled the world a few times over.
Chip High
Chip High
Class of 1957
Air Force, 14 Years

Served as Intelligence/Special Operations officer. Vietnam. Professor of History United States Air Force Academy 1970 to 1975. Disability retired 1977.
Chris Hoak
Chris Hoak
Class of 1978
Air Force, 20+ Years

Airborne Reconnaissance
Chris McDonald
Chris McDonald
Class of 1991
Air Force, 13 Years

Currently stationed in Germany but Deployed to South West Asia.
Chuck Giambra
Chuck Giambra
Class of 1966
Air Force, 6 Years

1970 Aerospace Rescue & Recovery, Jolly Green Giants
1970-71 Vietnam, 20th SOS Green Hornets helicopters, MACV-SOG air support
1972-73 Strategic Air Command (SAC) missile support
Chuck Giambra Jr
Chuck Giambra Jr
Class of 1966
Air Force, 6 Years

4 years active; 1 Aug 69-31-July 73
* Aerospace Rescue & Recovery Jolly Green Giants helicopters-1969-70
* Vietnam; 20th Special Operations Squadron, MACV-SOG 70-71
* Missile Support-Strategic Air Command-72-73
Clayton Dewyea
Clayton Dewyea
Class of 1968
Army, 20+ Years

Two Active and 30 Reserve, I loved it.
Colleen M. Callahan
Colleen M. Callahan
Class of 1960
Air Force, 3 Years

Attended Basic Training and Basic Medical Tech school at Lackland AFB, Texas; Psychiatric Ward Specialist Tech School at Gunter AFB, Alabama and Eglin AFB, Florida; then was stationed at Sheppard Air Force Base, Texas for the rest of my military tour.
Craig Langman
Craig Langman
Class of 1973
Navy, 20+ Years

27 years in the Navy as a Surface Nuke. Command of two ships: San Jacinto (CG56) and Nicholson (DD982), both out of Norfolk. Lived in Subic Bay, Philippines, San Diego, DC, Millington, TN, Newport, RI, Orlando, FL. Moved 18 times.
Dale Bowes
Dale Bowes
Class of 1964
Army, 3 Years

Medic stationed in Karlsruhe Germany
Dale W. Clear
Dale W. Clear
Class of 1969
Air Force, 20+ Years

Viet Nam, Panama, Desert Storm
Daniel Charvat
Daniel Charvat
Class of 1957
Army, 20+ Years

Old Guard - Arlington, Va; Combat Engineer
Daniel Charvat
Daniel Charvat
Class of 1957
Army, 20+ Years

Presidential Honor Guard, 3rd Infantry
Combat Engneers
Daniel Charvat
Daniel Charvat
Class of 1957
Army, 20+ Years

Presential Honor Guard (The Old Guard)
Combat Engineers
Instructor
Daniel Charvat
Daniel Charvat
Class of 1957
Army, 20+ Years

Presidential Honor Guard (3rd Infantry)
Combat Engineers
Dave Fleischman
Dave Fleischman
Class of 1972
Navy, 20+ Years

Served in nuclear submarines TUNNY and LAJOLLA and in submarine repair at shipyards in California and New Hampshire and the tender DIXON. Go Navy, beat Army!
David Blendowski
David Blendowski
Class of 1988
Marine Corps, 10 Years

Was a comm watch supervisor than a recruiter.
David Jarvis
David Jarvis
Class of 1999
Air Force, 6 Years

Joined to travel and haven't looked back yet. Traveled completely around the world twice. I have been stationed at RAF Lakenheath England, NAS Keflavik Iceland and Kadena AB Okinawa Japan. Deployed OIF/OEF 2003. I am a Munitions systems Craftsman. IYAAYAS ;-)
David W May
David W May
Class of 1974
Air Force, 19 Years

Retired one year early spent 12 years in Europe
David Winter
David Winter
Class of 1991
Air Force, 15 Years

Joined USAF in 1994 & have been all over the world either TDY (Temp Duty) for stationed there. I reurned from Germany in '02 & now I'm currently at Luke AFB.
Dean A Phelps
Dean A Phelps
Class of 1961
Army, 5 Years

Commissioned, Artillery/Military Police. 1965-1969. Viet Nam 1967/68
Dennis J. Winkelsas
Dennis J. Winkelsas
Class of 1968
Navy, 6 Years

Served as Electronics Technician, 1970-76. Stationed on USS LaMoure County (LST 1194), and Fleet Weather Central at Naval Air Station Norfolk.
Derek Parker
Derek Parker
Class of 1968
National Guard, 6 Years

2 LT, 127th Armor Battalion
Donald M. Harvey
Donald M. Harvey
Class of 1954
Navy, 12 Years

I enjoyed being aboard ship. I enjoyed sun rise and sun sets.
Donald R Izard
Donald R Izard
Class of 1966
Army, 6 Years

US Army, Stratcom Europe, Frankfort FRG
Donald R Izard
Donald R Izard
Class of 1966
Army, 10 Years

Active Army Signal Corps (Germany 71-74) Reserves MDNG 75-78 NYAR 98th 78-80
Donna (Chapla) Mowery
Donna (Chapla) Mowery
Class of 1971
Air Force, 15 Years

Aerospace medicine field. Served in Germany, North Carolina, Colorado, New York, Utah and California.
Doug Murphy
Doug Murphy
Class of 1964
Army, 2 Years

Combat Engineer
173rd Abn Bde
3rd Armored Div
Doug Saabye
Doug Saabye
Class of 1962
Navy, 4 Years

left the service as an Aviation Electronics Tech. ATN2

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Helene Buchberg
Class of '74

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Class of 1960: 60 year reunion

The reunion committee for Kenmore West Class of 1960 is again hard at work, planning a reunion, our 60th, to be held on ...
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Our Kenmore West 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 Kenmore West High School Military to know that they are loved and appreciated. All of us in Town Of Tonawanda are proud of our military alumni and want to thank them for risking their lives to protect our country!