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

Aryn L. Kriska
Aryn L. Kriska Class of 2006
Navy, 7 Years
Currently an E-6 in the Navy doing some time in Bahrain
Bob Conway
Bob Conway Class of 1972
Army, 3 Years
Engineer
Carl Marosi
Carl Marosi Class of 1961
Air Force, 4 Years
Worked in Special Services on 2 small radar sites - one in Texarkana, Ark. and the other in Watertown, NY.
Don Previch
Don Previch Class of 1950
Army, 2 Years
Korea, served 1952 to 1954. artillery forward observer.
Donald McKinnon
Donald McKinnon Class of 1951
Army, 2 Years
I was drafted in the Korean War, I was a switchboard operator near the 38 parralle from 5/52 - 3/54
Ed Welsh
Ed Welsh Class of 1967
Navy, 20+ Years
Had a great time!
Gerald F. Wolf
Gerald F. Wolf Class of 1953
Marine Corps, 4 Years
Graduate, former teacher, coach, and superintendent
GREGORY H PILON
GREGORY H PILON Class of 1968
Marine Corps, 2 Years
VIET NAM 69-70
Henry Wake
Henry Wake Class of 1957
Army, 20+ Years
Army Chaplain, retired as Colonel. Served in Vietnam in combat with the 101st Airborne (two Bronze Stars), also served in Bosnia. Son is now an Army Chaplain, LTC. Received special Army award for service at Pentagon during 9/11.
Jack W. Lowe
Jack W. Lowe Class of 1944
Navy, 20+ Years
1944-46 Active Duty- Pacicic area 1946-57 Active Reserve 1957-1965- Active Duty, Chaplain 1986- Retired Lt, CHC, USNR
Jack W. Lowe
Jack W. Lowe Class of 1944
Navy, 20+ Years
Enlisted 44-50; Commissioned 50- Ret. 1957-until Retirement I served as a Chaplain on Active duty Retired 1986. Service in US and Western Pacific 45-46; 58-65 :Retired as a Lieutenant
Jerome Popowicz
Jerome Popowicz Class of 2000
Marine Corps, 4 Years
Had 2 tours in Afghanistan
Jerry Peck
Jerry Peck Class of 1962
Navy, 20+ Years
Senior Chief Personnelman (Air Warfare)
Jim Robinson
Jim Robinson Class of 1956
Air Force, 4 Years
Worked as weapons mechanic and inventory accounting-monetary
Jim Robinson
Jim Robinson Class of 1956
Air Force, 4 Years
Stationed in Pamama City, Fla for 3 1/2 years.
john massolia
john massolia Class of 1970
Navy, 6 Years
vietnam vet.
john puente
john puente Class of 1968
Army, 2 Years
i went in the army in sept.68 went over seas and came home and out of the green world in july 70.
JOHN PUENTE
JOHN PUENTE Class of 1968
Army, 2 Years
I WAS SENT OVERSEAS IN 1969,HOT AND HOT AND HOT.ONE YR. IN SOUTHEAST ASIA MADE ME SO GLAD THAT I WAS A AMERICAN.LIVING IN U.S.A..UNLESS YOU HAVENT BEEN THERE ITS A DIFFERENT WORLD THERE,AND PEOPLE DO SUFFER.
lawrence r bumstead
lawrence r bumstead Class of 1964
Navy, 3 Years
1966-1968 uss graffias af29 tonkingulf 1968 -1969 navsupact security intelligence 1969-1970 uss southerland dd743 gunnersmate
Leo Lanctot
Leo Lanctot Class of 1965
Army, 3 Years
Vietnam (Feb 67 - Feb 68)

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