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

Carrie (Meckstroth) McCoy
Carrie (Meckstroth) McCoy Class of 1988
Marine Corps, 17 Years
Been around the world and done a lot of cool stuff. Currently serving at my last duty station (Adjutant, MAG 49 WIllow Grove, PA) before I grow up (ie. retire) and have to get a real job.
Craig M. Olivieri
Craig M. Olivieri Class of 1967
Navy, 20+ Years
Retired after 20+ years of military Service, having served onboard the USS Yancey (AKA93) the USS Chilton (APA38), the USS Guadalcanal (LPH 7), the Uss Farragut (DDG 37) and the USS Hoist (ARS 40). Attached to the Fleet Air Reconnaissance Squadron VQ2, before accepting orders to work with the Iceland Defense Force, and Comstrikeforcesouth, a component of NATO.
David A. Tedesco
David A. Tedesco Class of 1970
Army, 3 Years
Served in the U.S. Army 1971 - 1974 Vietnam Veteran - Served from 1971 - 1972
David C. Adams
David C. Adams Class of 1972
Army, 20+ Years
Service disabled combat veteran with 14 years overseas. Retired in 1993 as a CW3, US Army.
Deborah Frantz
Deborah Frantz Class of 1971
Air Force, 4 Years
Administrative Specialist - stationed at Wright Patterson AFB, OH after TX and training in Biloxi, MS
Delviah Purcell
Delviah Purcell Class of 1983
Air Force, 8 Years
Served 1985-1994 with Honorable Discharge from the U.S. Air Force. Work: Air Traffic Control Operator, Air Traffic Control Instructor, and Human Resources Specialist.
Di'Monique Bradby
Di'Monique Bradby Class of 1999
Army, 10 Years
Served for over 10 years!!
Marine Corps, 1 Years
IN MEMORY PFC - E2 - Marine Corps - Regular Length of service 0 years His tour began on Oct 1, 1968 Casualty was on Nov 17, 1968 In QUANG NAM, SOUTH VIETNAM HOSTILE, GROUND CASUALTY Panel 38W - Line 4 On the Vietnam Memorial Wall
Jacqueline Washington
Jacqueline Washington Class of 1988
Army, 12 Years
U.S. Army Supply Sergeant/ Military Police
Marine Corps, 1 Years
IN MEMORY PFC - E2 - Marine Corps - Regular Length of service 0 years His tour began on Jun 27, 1968 Casualty was on Jul 18, 1968 In QUANG NAM, SOUTH VIETNAM Panel 51W - Line 4 on the Vietnam Memorial Wall
Jay Chamberlain
Jay Chamberlain Class of 1981
Navy, 20+ Years
Still serving and Scheduled to go to Afghanistan
jeffrey b garis
jeffrey b garis Class of 1978
Army, 20+ Years
Jeff served for 26 years receiving numerous awards his two highest are the joint service commendation medal and the legion of merit.
Jeremiah Pike
Jeremiah Pike Class of 2002
Air Force, 5 Years
Five years working with some of the Brightest minds in the Air Forces 3C0 Division at RAF Lakenheath and Mountain Home AFB, ID
Joseph D Tedesco
Joseph D Tedesco Class of 1969
Navy, 4 Years
Enlisted and left two weeks after graduation. I was an intercept operator...I intercepted foreign communications. I went to Vietnam three times and my last duty station was Honolulu. What a way to end my service to the greatest country in the world.
Joseph Tedesco
Joseph Tedesco Class of 1969
Navy, 4 Years
Served oversea's Okinawa, Japan, Viet-nam and Hawaii.
Kenneth Bogert
Kenneth Bogert Class of 1984
Army, 15 Years
Ken was an M1a1 Abrahms Tank Commander. He saw acation in Iraq during Operation Storm.
Kevin Shinsky
Kevin Shinsky Class of 1971
Air Force, 20+ Years
Retired after 28 years as a Command Pilot flying various aircraft.
Kimberly Yurasits-Hollowell
Kimberly Yurasits-Hollowell Class of 2001
Air Force, 5 Years
Served 3 years at RAF Lakenheath, England, 2 years in Minot AFB, North Dakota and now following my husband...2 years at Dover AFB, DE
Leroy Allen Heffelfinger
Leroy Allen Heffelfinger Class of 1966
Marine Corps, 3 Years
Leroy passed away May 22, 2011 in Kingman, Arizona.
Leslie (Hontz) Shepherd
Leslie (Hontz) Shepherd Class of 1964
Air Force, 4 Years
Communications specialist. Stationed at Westover AFB in MA and Dover AFB in DE

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Louis E. Dieruff High School Classmates

Ricardo Santiago
Class of '02

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