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 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 Class of 1964
Army, 2 Years vietnam 1966
Anthony Minio Class of 1964
Air Force, 4 Years Radio repairman for c-130's
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 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 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 Class of 1972
Army, 20+ Years 22 years in U.S. Army Health Services and Information Management Systems Commands
Carl Jackson Class of 1972
Army, 20+ Years Rutgers Army ROTC, retired U.S. Army in1996
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. 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 Class of 1998
Air Force, 10 Years Technical Sergent of the United States Air Force.
DANIEL CASTILLO Class of 1978
Army, 11 Years FORWARD OBSERVER FOR THE FIELD ARTILLERY. SERVED IN GERMANY FOR 7 YEARS. 4 YEARS BETWEEN FT LEWIS WA. AND FT.BENNING GA.
Donald Long Class of 1989
Air Force, 19 Years Civil Engineer Unit Bare Base Construction Electrical Systems Supervisor
Duane Palmore Class of 1982
Air Force, 10 Years Airborne Communication Specialist. Conventional Avionics (Comm/Nav) Specialist.
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 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 Class of 1970
Army, 2 Years Served in Vietnam 71-72
Jack Costa Class of 1964
Air Force, 4 Years Viet Nam Veteran Air Policeman
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
James Germek Class of 1971
Army, 20+ Years Enlisted in the army in October 71. Received my commission in August 80 via OCS . Retired as an army captain in October 91
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So sad to report the passing of Barbara Gagliardi nee Agugliaro (Class of '60). January 25, 2014.