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

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 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)

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