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 Geller
Alan Geller Class of 1959
Air Force, 4 Years
Four years of various assignments at one station, a missile test range, Range Safety Officer, Recovery diver etc.
alan hansen
alan hansen Class of 1964
Army, 2 Years
vietnam 1966
Anthony Minio
Anthony Minio Class of 1964
Air Force, 4 Years
Radio repairman for c-130's
Belita R. T. Franklin nee Tucker
Belita R. T. Franklin nee Tucker Class of 1973
Air Force, 8 Years
My duties and responsibilities as a Telecommunications Operations Specialist (TS and above clearances on a need to know basis)included: Telecommunications Operations Trainer, Cryptographic Technician and Trainer. I trained direct duty assigned personnel E 1 thru E 3. Additionally, I was a USAF Unit Recruiter (special assignment); Unit Historian; Acting NCOIC Telecommunications Operations (last assigned station).
Bruce T. Chodosh,MD
Bruce T. Chodosh,MD Class of 1958
Army, 2 Years
Major, Medical Corps. Spent one year at Ft. Meade, then one year at 3rd Field Hospital, Saigon('70-'71.) Internist/hematologist, classified as 3139.
Bruce Taylor
Bruce Taylor Class of 1966
Navy, 4 Years
Served 1966 - 1970. AMH-2 (Aviation Structural Mechanic 2nd Class Petty Officer). Stationed at Traron 5, Pensacola, FL. and Heavy Photographic Reconnaisance Squadron 61 (VAP-61) in Agana, Guam
Carl Jackson
Carl Jackson Class of 1972
Army, 20+ Years
22 years in U.S. Army Health Services and Information Management Systems Commands
Carl Jackson
Carl Jackson Class of 1972
Army, 20+ Years
Rutgers Army ROTC, retired U.S. Army in1996
Christopher M. Coglianese
Christopher M. Coglianese Class of 1988
Army, 20+ Years
Infantry officer XO of 1st Cavalry Division Special Troops Battalion Selected for Lieutenant Colonel 17 months Service in OIF 06-08 with 1-8 CAV as Battalion S3 in east Baghdad Combat Infantryman's Badge Bronze Star Olmsted Scholar in Mumbai, India 2003-2005
Clarence Hurling, Jr.
Clarence Hurling, Jr. Class of 1981
Army, 19 Years
Avenger/Stinger crew member & currently a Food Service Specialist. Currently stationed at Fort. Lee, VA with my wife and two children. I have one Iraq tour.
Clifford Thebodeau
Clifford Thebodeau Class of 1998
Air Force, 10 Years
Technical Sergent of the United States Air Force.
Army, 11 Years
Donald Long
Donald Long Class of 1989
Air Force, 19 Years
Civil Engineer Unit Bare Base Construction Electrical Systems Supervisor
Duane Palmore
Duane Palmore Class of 1982
Air Force, 10 Years
Airborne Communication Specialist. Conventional Avionics (Comm/Nav) Specialist.
edward valentine
edward valentine Class of 1949
Air Force, 20+ Years
enlisted in AF 1953. commissioned 1955, was a navigator stationed at Palm Beach AFB, Mobile Ala,Went to Elect.Warfare School in 1959; sent to Blytheville AFB, Ark. Transferred to Glasgow AFB in 1965. Flew 133 missions over Viet Nam in b-52's. Transferred to Castle AFB, Ca in 1968, and sent to Saigon VN in 1972. Returned next year and stationed at Castle AFB Ca were I flew 25 more misssions when we were sent on temp. duty to Guam. Retired as a LT Col inn 1977.
erard Noble
erard Noble Class of 1970
Navy, 6 Years
After attending various Navy / Air Force schools I served aboard USS Fulton, Naval Cmmunication Station Washingtom, DC - Pentagon, Naval Communications Stati9on - Iceland.
Frank Warchol
Frank Warchol Class of 1970
Army, 2 Years
Served in Vietnam 71-72
Herb Worthington
Herb Worthington Class of 1964
Army, 2 Years
2nd of the 60th Recon, 9th ID, Mekong Delta Vietnam 1970, then Combat Illustrator, 25th ID Military History Detachment, Cu Chi RVN 1970. CIB, Bronze Star, Air Metal, Army Comendation Medal then NJ Naval Militia 2001
Jack Costa
Jack Costa Class of 1964
Air Force, 4 Years
Viet Nam Veteran Air Policeman
James E. Germek
James E. Germek Class of 1971
Army, 20+ Years
Entered the army in oct 71 and served on active duty until oct 91. served 9 years as an enlisted soldier before receiving my commission via OCS in aug 1980. Retired as a Captain on Oct 31, 1991

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Lance Henderson
Class of '90

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So sad to report the passing of Barbara Gagliardi nee Agugliaro (Class of '60). January 25, 2014.
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