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Military High School Alumni

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This area is dedicated to our alumni that have served or are serving in our armed forces!

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Honored Military Alumni

Alan Pietruszewski
Alan Pietruszewski
Class of 1980
Navy, 20+ Years

Flew F-14 Tomcats off aircraft carriers for the US Navy, served as a flight instructor, flew air show demonstrations, attended the Navy Fighter Weapons School (TOPGUN), attended the Naval Postgraduate School and earned a Master's Degree in Electrical Engineering.
Alan Pietruszewski
Alan Pietruszewski
Class of 1980
Navy, 20+ Years

Flew F-14 Tomcat's for 10 years including tours as a flight instructor and attending TOPGUN (Navy Fighter Weapons School) as a student. Earned a Master's Degree in Electrical Engineering from the Navy Post Graduate School in Monterey, California and then served as Program Manager for various defense aviation related systems including GPS and Data Link Communications. Served aboard USS America during Operation Restore Hope in Somalia, USS Ranger during Operation Desert Storm/Southern Watch. Over 1500 F-14 flight hours and 400 aircraft carrier landings (yes we count them). Recently retired in Los Angeles and consulting part time in Engineering and Technical Program Management for Solute Consulting while pursuing acting for film and television.
Alan Reigle
Alan Reigle
Class of 1968
Air Force, 4 Years

Operation Safeside Security Police. Tours of duty in Vietnam & Thailand. Service disabled.
Alan Reigle
Alan Reigle
Class of 1968
Air Force, 4 Years

Operation Safeside Security Police. Tours of duty in Vietnam & Thailand. Service disabled.
allan beck
allan beck
Class of 1976
Air Force, 20+ Years

Retired from the USAF after 25 years as a Colonel. Lived all over the US and did some great and cool things.
Bella Rahm (nee Bole)
Bella Rahm (nee Bole)
Class of 1970
Army, 3 Years

Medical Records Specialist
Bill Cummings
Bill Cummings
Class of 1969
Marine Corps, 4 Years

USMC 1969-1973 F-4 Jet engine mechanic
VMFA-333 Fighting Shamrocks
1971-72 aboard USS America Mediterranean Cruise
1972-73 West Pac Cruise aboard USS America Tonkin Gulf, Viet Nam
Bill Rys
Bill Rys
Class of 1970
Navy, 20+ Years

Joined the Us Navy to "dodge" the draft upon graduation. Retired as a Chief Machinist's Mate in 1990.
Bill Rys
Bill Rys
Class of 1970
Navy, 20+ Years

20 years active duty stationed at numerous shipboard duty stations in engineering billets. Retired as a Chief Machinist's Mate subsequent to my final assignment as part of the active duty staff at the Naval and Marine Corps Reserve Readiness Center, St. Louis, MO.
Presently "serving" as a Contract Specialist for the Navy, first at Military Sealift Command in Washington, DC, now at NAVAIR Weapons Division in Pt. Mugu, CA. Next stop, in about 18-24 months, working for the DOD, somewhere in Europe or elsewhere overseas.

Being a Navy civilian is way better than being a Navy Sailor.
Bill Turlington
Bill Turlington
Class of 1971
Air Force, 8 Years

Ground Radio Repair
Carl Bingenheimer
Carl Bingenheimer
Class of 1973
Air Force, 20+ Years

Retired in 2001 after 24 years of service.
Charles D. Haen
Charles D. Haen
Class of 1980
Army, 11 Years

Aviation Warrant Officer
Christopher Monin
Christopher Monin
Class of 2002
Marine Corps, 4 Years

Served in Iraq in 2004.
Currently serving his second tour of duty in Iraq.
Present rank of CPL.
Colleen Sherren
Colleen Sherren
Class of 1987
Army, 11 Years

United States Army Intelligence Analyst
Colleen Sherren
Colleen Sherren
Class of 1987
Army, 11 Years

I served in the United States Army for 11 years as an Intelligence Analyst
Colleen Sherren
Colleen Sherren
Class of 1987
Army, 11 Years

I served in the United States Army for 11 years
Corporal Ryan Czekalski
Corporal Ryan Czekalski
Class of 2005
Marine Corps, 4 Years

Ryan joid the Marine Corps shortly after graduating in 2005.
He is an 0621, better known as a field radio operator.
He has been stationed in North Carolina since completeing his schooling in California in the Fall of 06.
He has served twice in support of Opperation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom. for a total of 16 months.
During that time he married his wife, Elizabeth, and became the proud father of a beautiful baby girl MaKayla Rylee.
He is currently in his fourth year of service and will be getting out of the Corps in September.
His plans are to return to Buffalo or Rochester and persue a career as a police officer.

Quite the change from the kid we all knew in High School !
David A Suchocki
David A Suchocki
Class of 1967
Army, 4 Years

Enlisted US Army Security Agency (ASA) AKA
Radio Research for four years, after advanced training served in Southeast Asia, and Indio-China (July4, 1969 - 8 March 1972. Returned to the World and attended college on GI Bill and student loans.
Donald  J. Bosse
Donald J. Bosse
Class of 1972
Army, 8 Years

Infantry, Cavalry Scout and Korean DMZ Veteran
Donald R Turlington
Donald R Turlington
Class of 1974
Air Force, 6 Years

Served in Altus, OK from 1974- 1979. Tech training at Lowery AFB Denver, CO as a cook, then to Altus to become a Diet Therapy Specialist.
Donald Spanitz
Donald Spanitz
Class of 1977
Marine Corps, 4 Years

Parris Island (1977-1978)
Ft. Sill (1978)
Camp Pendlton (1978-1979)
Okinawa, Camp Zukeran (1979-1980)
Camp LeJeune (1980-1981)
Donna Steinel
Donna Steinel
Class of 2002
Navy, 6 Years

I was a meteorologist for the United States Navy for 6 years. I was stationed in Yokosuka, Japan for 2.5 years, and I spent the remainder of my enlistment stationed in Pearl Harbor, HI. I am currently in the Navy Reserves.
Evelyn Vento
Evelyn Vento
Class of 1996
Army, 6 Years

I was in the HPSP program throughout medical school at UB, then completed my residency in Family Medicine/Psychiatry at Tripler Army Medical Center in Hawaii. Worked as the WTU psychiatrist and the Chief of Inpatient Psychiatry while at Ft. Stewart. Currently Deployed to Iraq.
Frederick D Watson Sr
Frederick D Watson Sr
Class of 1964
Army Reserves, 6 Years

SP5 Company Clerk
Heather Baumgart
Heather Baumgart
Class of 1993
Army, 5 Years

Worked in Military Intelligence, serving most of my time in the 82nd Airborne Division, Ft Bragg NC.
J. Phil Southworth
J. Phil Southworth
Class of 1959
Air Force, 4 Years

I enlisted in 1965. From basic training in Texas I went to language school at Syracuse University. I had advanced training at Kelly AFB and was stationed in West Berlin Germany. I returned stateside to Ft Meade MD and mustered out from there.
Jacob White
Jacob White
Class of 2009
Army, 1 Years

U.S Army truck driver
James A. Menzies
James A. Menzies
Class of 1959
Air Force, 20+ Years

USAF Flight Nurse
Served through out the Pacific area and Texas.
Some time with the State Department in Africa.
Helped to begin Air Force Emergency Mediccal Technician programs and certification.
Jennifer Potzler
Jennifer Potzler
Class of 2005
Air Force, 1 Years

serving in Mississippi
Jennifer Potzler
Jennifer Potzler
Class of 2005
Air Force, 1 Years

Jennifer is stationed at Travis AFB in California at this time.
jerry cesario
jerry cesario
Class of 1964
Army, 2 Years

viet nam
Jesse Watters
Jesse Watters
Class of 1985
Navy, 20+ Years

Naval Officer Counter Terrorism, Counter Intelligence, Weapons Proliferation, Naval Attache
Jill Byreiter
Jill Byreiter
Class of 1995
Army, 2 Years

Stationed in Ft Jackson SC right after HS
John Keicher
John Keicher
Class of 1974
Air Force, 20+ Years

Entered right out of high school. Stationed in NY, FL, Turkey, CO, Germany, England, ND.
John Sledz
John Sledz
Class of 1979
Air Force, 20+ Years

Air Force for 30 Years
Joseph Kauschinger
Joseph Kauschinger
Class of 1968
Army, 2 Years

Vietnam
Kevin Muhlenbeck
Kevin Muhlenbeck
Class of 1992
Army, 18 Years

Enlisted as a Armor Crewmen, deployed to Kosovo, Bosnia and twice to Iraq, curretly a student at the United States Army Sergeants Major Academy.
Kevin Murphy
Kevin Murphy
Class of 1982
Air Force, 17 Years

I am a MSgt working in the Air and Space Operations Center. I have deployed in support of the Gulf War, Operations Provide Hope, IFOR, KFOR, Northern and Southern Watch, Enduring/Iraqi Freedom, Katrina/Rita coordinating/flying AE airlift
Kevin Nowak
Kevin Nowak
Class of 1977
Navy, 6 Years

USS Queenfish SSN-651 Pearl Harbor, Hi. Nuclear Machinist Mate MM2/SS
Larry Storrey
Larry Storrey
Class of 1964
Navy, 8 Years

Radar 3 class. Vietnam
Army reserves 2years

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