Military Alumni

Military High School 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

Andrew Greg Lamanna
Andrew Greg Lamanna
Class of 1968
Navy, 20+ Years

Greig became a Chief Petty Officer in the Navy. After many overseas deployments his last assignment was as the supply officer for the Seals in San Diego CA. He died of cancer in 1989.
Arturo Yanez
Arturo Yanez
Class of 2007
Army, 11 Years

U.S army 2007- present
David Loudon Kernohan
David Loudon Kernohan
Class of 1974
Navy, 20+ Years

retired Chief Electricians Mate
Donald McCormick
Donald McCormick
Class of 1971
Army Reserves, 20+ Years

Active Duty Air Force - 1971 -1975, Army 1976-1980. Security Police, Military Police, Infantry, Infantry Drill Sergeant
Donnie Bruce
Donnie Bruce
Class of 1986
Army, 12 Years

63T Bradley Vehicle Mechanic
Gail Shinsky
Gail Shinsky
Class of 1973
Navy, 20+ Years

Chief Warrant Officer In Cryptology, Retired 1995
George Regler
George Regler
Class of 1968
Air Force, 20+ Years

Retired from USAF with 24 yrs service, 13 yrs as air traffic controller
George Regler
George Regler
Class of 1968
Air Force, 20+ Years

Retired from USAF with 24 yrs service, 13 yrs as air traffic controller
Holly MacDonald Amstutz
Holly MacDonald Amstutz
Class of 1983
Air Force, 4 Years

Administrative Specialist Wing Safety Office
Jack Niskey
Jack Niskey
Class of 1981
Navy, 6 Years

4 years active 2 years inactive reserves.
Jan Longstreth
Jan Longstreth
Class of 1951
Navy, 20+ Years

28 years between active duty and reserves
John Slack
John Slack
Class of 1979
Navy, 4 Years

1981-85 VF143 on board Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN-69 ). Mechanic, structures and hydraulics, F-14 Tomcat
Jon Hayden
Jon Hayden
Class of 1989
Air Force, 20+ Years

I have had a wonderful career! 23 years active duty. Worked as a Crew Chief on Aircraft. The best mission in the Air Force has been with my last unit. AC-130U gunships, our motto is " we kill people"
Jon Hayden
Jon Hayden
Class of 1989
Air Force, 19 Years

Retired after 23 years of service
Larry Ehrhardt
Larry Ehrhardt
Class of 1966
Navy, 4 Years

US Navy 1969-1973; corpsman, FMF; Second Class Petty Officer.
Les Ford
Les Ford
Class of 1971
Air Force, 4 Years

Communications Specialist
Mark Ratcliff
Mark Ratcliff
Class of 1981
Army, 7 Years

SGT Military Policeman 101st Airborne Division
Mark S, Kramer
Mark S, Kramer
Class of 1973
Air Force, 10 Years

U.S.A.F Combat Controller, Combat Air Traffic Controller. Was capable of going any where on this planet, and providing Air Traffic Control. Was Airborne, H.A.L.O. and Scuba. Never know how I would be dressed, when I showed up for the party! KR
Michael A. Kaplan
Michael A. Kaplan
Class of 1979
Air Force, 20+ Years

25 yrs & 14 days of service. F-111 Avionics Flight Controls and Instruments Technician 9/81 - 10/95, then Visual Information/Multimedia/Photographer and Graphic Artist 11/95-09/06. Retired 30 Sep 2006.
Michael A. Kaplan
Michael A. Kaplan
Class of 1979
Air Force, 20+ Years

17 Sep 1981 - 30 Sep 06

Classmates Spotlight

Marion L Steele High School Classmates

Stephanie Carpenter
Class of '00

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Marion L Steele High School Class of 1979 35 Year Class Reunion!

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Class of 1979
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Our Marion L Steele High School military alumni are some of the most outstanding people we know and this page recognizes them and everything they have done! Not everyone gets to come home for the holidays and we want our Marion L Steele High School Military to know that they are loved and appreciated. All of us in Amherst are proud of our military alumni and want to thank them for risking their lives to protect our country!