Honoring Our Heroes
This area is dedicated to our alumni that have served or are serving in our armed forces!
Lost Class Rings
Have you lost your Mineola High School class ring? Have you found someone's class ring? Visit our Mustangs lost class ring page to search for your class ring or post information about a found ring.
Honored Military Alumni
Bill Tucker Class of 1967
Army, 5 Years Seved honorably from Jan 1968 thru March 1973. In Vietnam with the 23rd MP's 10/69 thru (/70 2nd tour with D 1/1 Cav Aero scout plt. Served as a LOH door gunner from 11/70 thru March 1971 all with the Americal Division. Honorably discharged March 16, 1973 Ft. Dix, New Jersey
Brian Twomey Class of 1980
Navy, 6 Years Served in US Navy from 1980 to 1986. Honorably discharged as a First Class Submarine Sonar Technician (STS1/SS.) Served aboard the nuclear-powered fast attack submarine USS Phoenix from September 1982 to August 1986. Made a World Cruise in 1983, a Mediterranean Deployment in 1985 and a North Atlantic Deployment in 1986
Craig Rhodes Class of 1963
Air Force, 4 Years Jet engine mechanic. Served in Vietnam 1966/67. Grad. Penn State thru GI Bill 1971. Engineer at US Airways, retired from Boeing Commercial Airplane Sales in 2000.
Harry W. Steinhauser, Jr Class of 1965
Navy, 2 Years Served aboard USS Wasp, CVS-18, 1969-1971 Then for many years as a naval Reservist in Savannah, Georgia. Was called up to support the Marine Corps in support of Desert Storm in 1991
James (Jim) Karas Class of 1976
Army, 20+ Years Citadel, USMA 1976-1981 Active Duty 1981-1986 Army Reserve 1986-now Multiple Deployments
Orlando T. M. Maione Class of 1953
Army, 3 Years US Army Military Intelligence Special Agent stationed in Europe
Patrick Mariani Class of 1969
Navy, 6 Years Served onboard the USS Ranger CVA-61 on Yankee Station during Viet Nam War.
Phil Rogers Class of 1967
Air Force, 20+ Years Air Force Pilot
Richard Uhl Class of 1967
Navy Reserves, 6 Years Cook/Baker US Navy 1971 to 1976. served active duty 1971-1973 on USS Holland (AS-32) submarine tender - Rota, Spain & Charleston, SC followed by reserve duty on USS Fiske ( WWII destroyer ) Bayonne, NJ
Tommy Motto Class of 1966
Army, 2 Years Tommy was stationed in Vietnam when he was killed in action. I do think his military specialty was designated as 11B 20. He was an infantry soldier. Never made it home alive.
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In Memory of....
My sister, Georgina Nemecek ('64) passed away on July 20, 2015 after being diagnosed with cancer in April of 2013.