Millbury High School Alumni

Millbury, Massachusetts (MA)

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

Christopher Combs
Christopher Combs
Class of 2000
Air Force, 14 Years

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Dave Leake
Dave Leake
Class of 1960
Navy, 20+ Years

5 years active duty, 19 in reserves, mostly in ship repair. Retired Captain.
Dave Pokraka
Dave Pokraka
Class of 1979
Navy, 20+ Years

Served 24 years in the Navy. Visited over 20 contries and various cities in the United States. Awesome times.
Eric (Learoyd) Vincent
Eric (Learoyd) Vincent
Class of 2002
Air Force, 5 Years

Job Title: Ground Radar Maintenance Systems Journeyman. Installs, maintains, and repairs fixed or mobile air traffic control, weather, ground aircraft control and warning radar systems, related radar operator training devices, aircraft identification equipment, remoting systems, video mappers, computerized processors, and communications subsystems. Spent 4 months on tour to Iraq in 2006. Currently stationed in CA.
John Huchowski
John Huchowski
Class of 1970
Navy, 20+ Years

Navy Fighter Pilot with tours in F-4 Phantoms, F-14 Tomcats and adversary tours in F-16s and F-5s.
Joyce Anne Aubuchont-Babonis
Joyce Anne Aubuchont-Babonis
Class of 1978
Navy, 20+ Years

September 22, 1978 - December 31 2000 Retired as Chief Petty Officer (E7)
Joyce Aubuchont - Babonis - Gaddis
Joyce Aubuchont - Babonis - Gaddis
Class of 1978
Navy, 20+ Years

US Navy 22+ years Stationed in 8 states and 3 countries, visited over 10 different countries around the world, sailed several seas within the Atlantic, Pacific and Indian Oceans. Served during the Cold War; Falklands War; Iran Hostage Crisis; Operation Urgent Fury Grenada; USS Stark Incident in the Persian Gulf; Security Operation in the Panama Canal; Operation Just Cause Panama; Operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm; and Gulf War I.
Matthew Hill
Matthew Hill
Class of 1996
Army, 14 Years

SFC Matthew Hill is a Infantryman and has served with the 82nd Airborne Division for over 11 years and has had been deployed to Bosnia, Kosovo, Iraq and Afghanistan and Korea, SFC Hill was awarded the Combat Infantry Badge, Bronze Star and parachute wings and is a army sniper
Michael Newlands
Michael Newlands
Class of 1988
Army, 19 Years

Serving in the US Army since November 6th, 1990. Been sationed in Germany, Louisiana, Kentucky, and Germany for one last tour. Been an Active Duty Recruiter since 1999. Current duty position is the Station Commander for the Grafenwoehr, Germany.
Paul Gauthier
Paul Gauthier
Class of 1958
Navy, 20+ Years

Served as helicopter crewman (SAR) East Coast, Japan, Vietnam.
Sandra Taraskiewcz
Sandra Taraskiewcz
Class of 1969
Army, 8 Years

Started out an enlisted soldier in the Military Police Corp and then earned my commission after attending Officer Candidate School at Ft. Benning, GA. I earned my Airborne Wings also at Ft. Benning. I attended my Officer Basic and Advanced courses at Ft. Lee, Virginia in the Quartermaster Branch.
Tom Devine
Tom Devine
Class of 1985
National Guard, 20+ Years

Have served over 20 years in both the US Army and Army National Guard. Currently service on Active Duty for the National Guard in the rank of Colonel. Veteran of Operation Desert Shield/Desert Storm and Operation Enduring Freedom

Classmates Spotlight

Millbury High School Classmates

Sandra Taraskiewicz
Class of '69

Alumni Stories

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School News

MHS Class of 1972 - 40th Reunion

MHS - '72
40th Reunion
Saturday, Dec. 1st, 2012
Point Breeze, Webster
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Our Millbury 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 Millbury High School Military to know that they are loved and appreciated. All of us in Millbury are proud of our military alumni and want to thank them for risking their lives to protect our country!