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

Bill Demmerle
Bill Demmerle Class of 1981
Air Force, 4 Years
Served 2 years in Alaska and the balance in Oklahoma.
Bob Trott
Bob Trott Class of 1975
Marine Corps, 4 Years
75 Parris Island South Carolina 75 - 78 2nd Amtrac Battalion Camp LeJuene North Carolina 78 - 79 7th Comm Battalion Camp Hanson Okinawa
David Marinkov
David Marinkov Class of 1985
Air Force, 20+ Years
Enlisted in the United States Air Force September 1985 and served 24 years.
Elise Beaudoin Clark
Elise Beaudoin Clark Class of 1975
Air Force, 3 Years
US Air Force Nurse Corps, Stationed at Wilford Hall Medical Center from 1980-1982 and Laughlin AFB from 1982-1983. Reserve duty in the IMA program at RAF Alconbury from 1984-1987.
Francis H. Beaudoin
Francis H. Beaudoin Class of 1997
Navy, 19 Years
Chief Beaudoin is a native of Manchester, New Hampshire. He joined the Navy on September 8, 1998, the Son of a retired Chief Culinary Specialist and homemaker. Upon completion of basic training at Great Lakes, IL, and Air Traffic Control School Naval Air Technical Training Center Pensacola, FL, he received orders to the USS NASSAU (LHA-4) assigned to Helicopter Direction Center (HDC). During his first tour, he attained full qualification as HDC Supervisor and completed both, Enlisted Aviation and Surface Warfare Specialist qualifications, resulting in his selection as Sailor of the Quarter! In April 2002, as a newly frocked Second Class Petty Officer, he reported for duty at Naval Air Station, Brunswick, ME, where he attained F.A.A. Control Tower Operator Certification, qualified as Special Category Watch Supervisor and advanced to First Class Petty Officer. In May 2007, Chief Beaudoin reported to beautiful Naval Air Station, Sigonella, Sicily. His primary duties included Control Tower Branch Chief, Career Counselor and Equal Opportunity Manager. His dedication and commitment to service was recognized with his selection as NAS Sigonella Sailor of the Year FY-2008! Furthermore, Chief Beaudoin attended Navy Counselor School in October 2008 as honor graduate. In 2009, he was selected as Career Counselor of the Year for all Naval Shore Installations. Following his overseas tour, he was assigned to Naval Air Technical Training Center, Pensacola, FL in June 2010 serving as an Instructor. After achieving his Master Training Specialist Certification in April 2011, he advanced to Chief Petty Officer. He filled the Basic Air Traffic Control Leading Chief Petty Officer (LCPO) billet resulting in his selection as 2013 Senior Instructor of the Year! In July 2014, Chief Beaudoin reported for duty onboard Naval Air Station Whiting Field, FL serving in the capacity of LCPO. He fully qualified as a Facility Watch Supervisor in February 2015. In February 2016, Chief Beaudoin accepted a one year assignment to Djibouti, Africa to fulfill a limited duty officer billet. Chief Beaudoin's awards include 5 Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medals, 2 Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medals, two Military Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal, various unit awards, and service medals. Chief Beaudoin is married to Janelle Button of Billerica, MA. Together, they are the proud parents of three children
Frank g allen
Frank g allen Class of 1967
Air Force, 4 Years
Gary G. Larivee
Gary G. Larivee Class of 1975
Air Force, 4 Years
Vietnam Era Veteran
Karl Pollock
Karl Pollock Class of 1981
Navy, 13 Years
was in Navy for 13 years got out when wife got sick otherwise i would have stayed in. Just went back in to old for Navy so joined Army now off to Iraq in the spring
Keenan Dillard
Keenan Dillard Class of 2009
Army, 7 Years
Active duty Army officer
Kevin P. Labonte
Kevin P. Labonte Class of 1989
Army, 10 Years
HHC 2/87 INF 10th Mountain Division Combat Infantry Veteran.
Marc L. LeClerc
Marc L. LeClerc Class of 1983
Navy, 9 Years
Engineman 1st Class Petty Officer 2/84-2/93 S.N.E.C. 9533: S.W.C.C. Boat Capt., N.E.C. 4333 Naval Special Warfare Group One-Special Boat Unit Eleven 2/88-2/91-Detachent Delta 5/88-9/88 Persian Gulf: Special Operations in support Operation Ernest Will 5/91-8/91 Operation Desert Storm-U.S.S. Samuel Gompers AD37: T.D.Y.-Dar Al Jabal, Saudi Arabia
Marc Montminy
Marc Montminy Class of 1980
Air Force, 20+ Years
Enlisted in May 1987. Traveled to Louisiana, England, Utah, Italy, North Dakota, Korea, Florida and South Carolina. Participated in the Gulf War, Kosovo War. Been to Saudi Arabia, Baharain, Diego Garcia, Turkey, Spain. Still serving in the AF.
Mark Cantara
Mark Cantara Class of 1976
Army, 8 Years
Basic training in Ft. Dix, New Jersey. Stationed in California, Germany,and Ft. Meade Maryland
Mark E. Lewald
Mark E. Lewald Class of 2001
Army, 6 Years
Camp Casey, South Korea: 2007 - 2009 Fort Drum, NY: 2009 - 2013 Deployment to Afghanistan: 2010 - 2011
Maurice St. Germain
Maurice St. Germain Class of 1934
Army, 7 Years
1st man from New Hampshire to die in WWII. Killed in action at Hickam Field, Hawaii. If anyone has a photo of my grand uncle, Maurice St. Germain, could you please contact me at Thank you
Michael Tkacz
Michael Tkacz Class of 1979
Army, 20+ Years
Basic & AIT, FT Sill Oklahoma, WOCS, FT McCoy, WI Currently CW4, working in G4, Concord, NH 38+ years, currently still serving
Robert Montminy
Robert Montminy Class of 1998
Navy, 4 Years
Gunners Mate 2nd Class Petty Officer (SW) USS Stethem (DDG-63) San Diego CA
Robert Montminy
Robert Montminy Class of 1998
National Guard, 4 Years
California National Guard, Infantry (11B) Fullerton, CA 2008-2009 Qayyarah Iraq
Rock Desilets
Rock Desilets Class of 1967
Air Force, 20+ Years
Missile Maintenance officer Combat Engineer
Roger A Montminy
Roger A Montminy Class of 1971
Army, 20+ Years
Enlisted USAF In 1971 Honorable discharge in 1975. Re-enlisted in 1983 and attended OCS. Commissioned in 1984. Traveled to Louisiana, England, Italy, and Germany Worked for United States Army Europe where I standardized the deployment process for all USAREUR units going to Iraq and Afghanistan. Worked on the General Staff as a transportation and logistics expert for European Command. Completed Air War College. Participated In The Gulf War and the Kosovo War. Been to Turkey, Azerbaijan and Iraq. Retired with 37 yrs of service.

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Manchester West High School Classmates

Claire-helene Blanchette
Class of '75

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