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

Cindy Hyatt (Blackstone)
Cindy Hyatt (Blackstone) Class of 1979
National Guard, 20+ Years
Served in the CT, HI, WA, ID and WY Army National Guard, retiring in 2000 after 20+ years of service.
craig w. olsen
craig w. olsen Class of 1978
Army, 20+ Years
retired SFC
Gail (Peters) Cortina
Gail (Peters) Cortina Class of 1972
Army, 4 Years
Worked in Military Personnel Branch at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington DC
Glen Pike
Glen Pike Class of 1977
Army Reserves, 20+ Years
Retired 2008 SMG, military police
Greg Johnson
Greg Johnson Class of 1998
Navy, 9 Years
After a long traing path, I served onboard a submarine, the USS Nevada (SSBN-733), as a Missile Technician for 4 years. I served on shore duty for approximately 2 years then served onboard the destroyer, USS SHOUP (DDG-86) until I separated.
Gurden J. Smith III
Gurden J. Smith III Class of 1978
Army, 20+ Years
26 years plus service in the US Army Tours of Duty: 78-85 82nd Airborne Division 85-90 Augsburg, Germany 18th FA 90-93 Camp Stanley, Korea 93-95 Ft, Hood, TX 1/6 CAV 95-99 Hanua, Germany and Bosnia 99-2004 Ft. Hood, TX. 15th MI, Jordan, Desert Storm II (Kuwait &Balad, Iraq) Retired 2004: CW4, US Army Rotary and Fixed Wing Aviator. Currently living in Huntsville, AL working for US Army FW Project Engineering Office.
Janette Brennan-Montminy
Janette Brennan-Montminy Class of 1979
Marine Corps, 9 Years
Stationed at Camp Lejeune, NC, Camp Pendleton, CA, Okinawa, Japan and Inspector/Instructor Staff, Encino, CA
Joseph D. Danao II
Joseph D. Danao II Class of 1982
National Guard, 20+ Years
Joseph D. Danao III
Joseph D. Danao III Class of 2007
National Guard, 1 Years
Specialist - Just recently finished training as a firefighter for the CT National Guard
Laura J. Courtney (Danao)
Laura J. Courtney (Danao) Class of 1983
National Guard, 20+ Years
Retired Stg Major
Mary Hilt (Ehman)
Mary Hilt (Ehman) Class of 1982
Navy, 6 Years
Electronics Technician, RADIAC Calibration. Served at Naval Computer and Telecommunications Area Master Station Mediterranean Detachment, Rota Spain, USS Frank Cable AS-40 Santa Rita Guam, USS Holland, Guam, Sasabo and Yakuska, Japan
Michael Kuter
Michael Kuter Class of 1967
Army, 3 Years
Sgt for S2 (Intelligence) for a 155 SP Artillery Unit in Augsburg, Germany.
Michael Zarate
Michael Zarate Class of 1989
Army, 4 Years
Stationed in Ft Hood, TX, Camp Doha ,Kuwait, and Camp Long, Wonju, Korea
Patricia A. Dixon-Franco
Patricia A. Dixon-Franco Class of 1985
National Guard, 7 Years
Served 7 years in the CT Army National Guard.
Richard "Duck" Brooks
Richard "Duck" Brooks Class of 1971
Navy, 2 Years
Served on USS Thor ARC-4
Ryan A. Sears
Ryan A. Sears Class of 2004
Army, 9 Years
Military Intel Sergeant. Stationed at FT Hood, TX FT Bliss, TX FT Huachuca, AZ Deployed to Iraq (1) and Afghanistan (2) Married 5 kids
Stuart A. Holloway
Stuart A. Holloway Class of 1968
Army, 2 Years
E/Co 1/506th Infantry 101st Airborne (Airmobile) Vietnam 1971; D Trp 10th U.S. Cavalry 1972
Tina Phillips (Jones)
Tina Phillips (Jones) Class of 1982
Navy, 20+ Years
Served Honorably and retired after 20years. (February 1985 - February 2005) Retiring with her family in Jacksonville Florida where her husband is still serving onboard the USS Simpson (FFG56). She has three sons ages 16yrs, 15yrs, and 3yrs old. She recieved the Navy Commendation Medal, (4) Navy Achievement Medals, (2) Joint Service Medats, (4) Overseas Awards, (2) Humanitarian Medals, and numerous other medals and awards. She served onboard (4) USS Naval vessels, and (4) Naval Stations located throughout the world, completed several deployments throughout Asia, Bahrain, Canada, the Bahamas, and the Eastern seaboard.
Vincent Sava
Vincent Sava Class of 1976
Army, 20+ Years
Active Duty from 1980-1992. Army Reserve from 1992-present. Rank: Colonel. Postings include Germany, Korea, Saudi Arabia, Iraq. Gulf War and Operation OIF vet. Current Assignment: Deputy Chief of Staff Engineers, 9th Reserve Command, Honolulu, Hawaii.

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Class of '85

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