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
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

Nikki Pappas
Class of '87

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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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