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
Bob Robbins Class of 1958
Air Force, 20+ Years Pilot, Instructor Pilot, Flight Examiner, Maintenance Officer, Safety Program Manager, Senior Operations Manger, Senior Training and Education Leader
David Jimenez Class of 1969
Air Force, 20+ Years Service from 1970 to 1994
Diane M. Piasecki Class of 1965
Army, 3 Years Sp5 in Special Services (Managed five outdoor and one indoor swimming pool at Ft. Benning GA. Trained enlisted soldiers to become Red Cross Qualified Senior Lifesavers to lifeguard the pools. Trained Ranger Officers survival swimming. Life guarded and managed the indoor pool.)
EDWARD D. ECKERT Class of 1954
Navy, 20+ Years RADIOMAN. SERVED ON VARIOUS SHIPS AND SHORE STATIONS. MORSE CODE OPERATOR, CRYPTOGRAPHER, ELECTRONICS TRAINING. SERVED IN DA NANG VIETNAM, PHILLIPINES, JAPAN, CANADA. SERVED DURING EVOLUTION OF MORSE CODE, RADIO TELETYPE, SINGLE SIDE BAND, COMPUTER COMPUTER COMMUNICATIONS. RETIRED AS A RADIOMAN CHIEF IN 1975.
Edward W Straut Class of 1976
Air Force, 20+ Years Served 26 Years, 1976 to 2002. Fighter Crew Crew Chief, Instructor, First Sergeant
Jean Prager Browning Class of 1975
Army, 3 Years Military Police
John Como Class of 1992
Army, 18 Years I am still on active duty and I am currently deployed to Afghanistan.
Kenneth E Williams Class of 1954
Air Force, 4 Years Spent four years in the USAF as an airborne navigational RADAR technician and NCOIC of the field maintenance section. My duty stations included Sampson AFB in Geneva NY, Keesler AFB Biloxi MS, Barksdale AFB Shreveport LA, Dyess AFB Abilene TX. I also spent a 90 day TDY at BenGureir AFB Morocco,4 weeks in Maine at Loring AFB, 4 weeks in Denver CO at Lowrey AFB. Plus some short stints in Macon GA, Bermuda, and Presque Isle ME. After discharge, I worked for the DOD in missile telemetry (Dept. of the Army) and US Naval guns (Dept. of the Navy0. I lived in Lerici Italy for 5 years overseeing the production of the MK-75 rapid fire cannon. At the time of my retirement I was serving as foreign military sales representative to the Taiwanese Navy.
Kenneth E Williams (honorary graduate) Class of 1954
Air Force, 4 Years S/Sgt airborne radar technician 30171
Lawrence Kniffin Class of 1962
Army, 4 Years After enlisting in Navy reserve as a Junior and then having an accident that delayed my active duty, I was allowed to exit Navy and join the Army. Served in Taejon Korea in Ordinance Group and Headquarters Company. Upon returning stateside I trained in computers and served at HQ 3rd Army at Fort McPherson Georgia.
Louise Lavalle McCollum Class of 1980
Navy, 20+ Years I was a Hospital Corpsman.
pablo ortiz jr Class of 1980
Air Force, 20+ Years air traffic controller
Roger Craft Class of 1961
Marine Corps, 20+ Years Served first 2 yrs as grunt, then to Defense Language Institute, Monterey Ca for Swahili Language, attached to NSA at Ft Meade, Md then to Camp Lejeune with 2nd Radio Bn, 13 months with 1st Radio Bn, Dong Ha, Vietnam, then to the Philippines for 2 yrs then back to Camp Lejeune for a year with 6 mos in Morocco, back to Monterey for Chinese Mandarin, Okinawa, Monterey for 4 yrs as Chinese Mandarin Instructor, 3yrs at Kaneohe MCAS to retirement. 22 yrs total.
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Dorothea Banks MIller
Hi, I am Susan Miszler daughter of Dorothea Banks Miller. I am informing you that my mother passed away july 2 2013. She...