Military Alumni

Military Alumni

Honoring Our Heroes

This area is dedicated to our alumni that have served or are serving in our armed forces!

Lost Class Rings

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Honored Military Alumni

Art Danby
Art Danby Class of 1964
Army, 20+ Years
Retired in 1986 as an Army Major
Bruce Hunter
Bruce Hunter Class of 1965
Army, 20+ Years
Retired 1991, Lt. Colonel. Commissioned ROTC, Alfred University 1969. Basic Branch: Field Artillery w/transfer to Military Police Corps; special assignments as a DA Inspector General and Counterintelligence Officer. Special qualifications: Airborne, Ranger, Tours of duty: Vietnam, Panama, First Gulf War, Germany, Washington DC, and Fort Bragg, N.C.
cynthia curran
cynthia curran Class of 1971
Navy, 2 Years
worked in Public Relations department. Stationed at NS Mayport Fla. for l year than went into the reserves.
Danny Kwon
Danny Kwon Class of 2005
Marine Corps, 3 Years
Joined the Marine Corps following graduation. Serving out of Naval Air Station Willow Grove.
David Barnes
David Barnes Class of 1980
Air Force, 20+ Years
25 yrs. in Air Force and Army. Fought in Egypt / Libya, Grenada, Iraq. Wounded 2004. Was in Iraq with my son. Retired 2005. Awarded Purple Heart, AF Combat Action medal, Army Commendation medal, Meritorious Unit Award w/ valor, Armed Forces Expeditionary Service medal w/ battle star along with 20+ others over the years.
Dr Joseph T Simpson
Dr Joseph T Simpson Class of 1965
Army, 2 Years
Viet-Nam 1968-1969
Frederick W Haid IV
Frederick W Haid IV Class of 1980
Army, 7 Years
Upon graduation from Mansfield Univ. Rick served as an Infantry Officer then continued his military career as an Army Helicopter Pilot. Rick was also Aibourne qualified and also attended advanced infantry training at Ft Benning GA
James B Lawrence Jr.
James B Lawrence Jr. Class of 1963
Air Force, 20+ Years
US Air Force retired Chief Master Sergeant. Serve in Philippines, Okinawa and Hawaii. Stateside UT, NM and LA.
Jennifer Costello
Jennifer Costello Class of 1976
Navy, 10 Years
4 years active duty 6 years active reserve. Machinst Mate 2nd Class A-School Great Lakes IL USS Caloosahatchee AO-98 Naval Reserve Center Phila PA and Little Creek VA
John A Blake
John A Blake Class of 1989
Air Force, 4 Years
Served in Persian Gulf War for 11 months.
John Blake
John Blake Class of 1989
Air Force, 4 Years
Served in the US Air Force. Participated in Persian Gulf War 1990-1991.
John M. (Jay) Paxton
John M. (Jay) Paxton Class of 1969
Marine Corps, 20+ Years
38 years and still serving
Mark Steinberg
Mark Steinberg Class of 1974
Air Force, 6 Years
Captain in USAF, Security Police. Served in the 96th and 52nd SPS in Texas and Germany
Michael OHara
Michael OHara Class of 1987
Air Force, 6 Years
Mike served in the USAF as a Captain for a communications squadron in Germany, Italy, and supported exercises in the US and Florida.
Michael R. Francis
Michael R. Francis Class of 1973
Air Force, 20+ Years
Command Chief New Jersey Air National Guard 177th FW, Egg Harbor Twp, NJ
Mike Avenick
Mike Avenick Class of 1966
Army, 20+ Years
Moved before '66 graduated. Retired, Colonel, Infantry. Army followed by U.S. Government career. BS Villanova, MA Georgetown. Now retired, Atlanta, Tampa, & lots travel. Email me hello: mikeavenick@me.com
Mike Reynolds
Mike Reynolds Class of 1975
Air Force, 4 Years
Served as a Staff Sergeant in the Electronic Security Command, Elmendorf AFB, Alaska, and in the Strategic Air Command, Grand Forks AFB, North Dakota.
Pat Morris
Pat Morris Class of 1982
Air Force, 20+ Years
Officially retire from the Air Force on 30 November! Lived around the world and now moving back to marple-newtown area. Wish me luck.
Peter D Fredrickson
Peter D Fredrickson Class of 1980
Navy, 20+ Years
Retired Petty Officer 1St Class
peter slutman
peter slutman Class of 2000
Marine Corps, 9 Years
9 1/2 years in the United States Marine Corps Two tours so far. I am an Operation Chief of a Motor Transport unit.

Classmates Spotlight

Marple Newtown High School Classmates

Bobbie Whelan
Class of '70

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