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
Alan Papaleo Class of 1967
Navy, 4 Years Commissary
Barb Bechtol (Cross) Class of 1971
Marine Corps, 20+ Years Military occupations- Logistics and Intelligence Re-called from retirement- 2004-2006
Bob Riley Class of 1970
Marine Corps, 6 Years 1970-74 MAG-26 & 36 !974-76 Base PMO Camp Lejeune
Bob Ward Class of 1999
Army, 6 Years Served 2 tours in Iraq as an M1A2 SEP Tanker. Served with 1-66 AR BN and 1-22 IN BN out of Ft. Hood TX from 2004-2009 and also as an Instructor out of Ft. Knox, KY 2009-2010.
Chris Greene Class of 1980
Air Force, 20+ Years Retired from active duty Air Force in 2005 with 23 years of service.
Chris Koren Class of 1988
Marine Corps, 10 Years USMC EA-6B Aviation - flew in support of Operation Northern Watch and Operation Southern Watch with VMAQ-3 Moondogs. Last promoted to Major before leaving service.
Curtis Meadows Class of 1988
Army, 20+ Years US Army
CWO3 James M. Menegos Class of 1959
Army, 20+ Years Korea 62/63, Germany 80/87 SC, IN, NC, PA DC and GA.
Dan Svitko Class of 1969
Coast Guard, 4 Years 1969 and number 34 in the draft, went to join the Navy, but the recruiter was out to lunch. The Coast Guard recruiter wasn't. My good fortune I guess. Made Engineman Petty Officer 2nd class (E-5) in just over 2 years. Bad luck..4 years on buoy tenders.
David Stine Class of 1954
Army, 13 Years Commisioned 2LT, Military Intelligence, Apr 59. Vietnam, Mar 67-Mar 68 and Apr 71-Feb 72 when voluntarily separated with rank of Major. BSM w/OLC, MSM, ACM, NDSM, VNSM w/6 campaigns, GVN Cross of Gallantry w/star, GVN Campaign Medal.
Dennis Herskowitz Class of 1968
Army, 4 Years Logistics, 21st Replacement Bn, Rhein Mein AFB, Frankfurt, Germany. One year Berlin Brigade
Dennis Howell Class of 1966
Air Force, 9 Years Ssgt. Aircraft Fuels Specialist. Served in Thailand, England, Greece and North Africa.
Donn Nemchick Class of 1968
Navy, 4 Years Fleet Center, Naval Communications Center, Guam. NCS Cam Rahn Bay, Vietnam Staff, Commander Naval Forces, Philippines. USS Constellation Naval Communications Center, San Diego
eddie j.mainsjr. Class of 2006
Marine Corps, 4 Years corpal in suppy stuffed./in boston m. he was in okka japan for three years .
fred froman Class of 1967
Navy, 2 Years Navy Hospital Corpsmen III MAF / NSAH Danang, Vietnam 1968-69
George T Smith Class of 1963
Navy, 4 Years US Navy 1963 -1964 Radarman 3rd Class Petty officer
James Edward Jones Class of 1970
Navy, 20+ Years Initially spent 4 years with the USAF (11/70-11/74). Entered US Navy on 8/22/75. Retired from US Navy Reserves 4/1/96. Spent most years working on avionics and calibration equipment. Not much time at sea. Proud to have honorably served my country at all times.
James Edward Jones Class of 1970
Navy, 20+ Years I spent 4 years with the US Air Force and then 20+ years with the United States Navy active and reserve components.
James M. Menegos Class of 1959
Army, 20+ Years CWO3, US Army (Ret)
Janet Mayer Jordan Class of 1969
Navy, 4 Years US Navy 1974-1978 Aviation Storekeeper US Navy Reserves 1978-1990
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