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

Jay W Baker
Jay W Baker Class of 1985
Navy, 20+ Years
His Naval career started in San Diego where he went to boot camp and Basic electricity/Electronics then FC ‘A’ school at Great Lakes. Afterwards he traveled to Virginia Beach for Tomahawk ‘C’ school. The USS IOWA (BB 61) was his first ship, and as a Tomahawk technician and made his first deployment to North Atlantic and the Mediterranean. Most memorable moments were watching the 16” gun shoots and visiting the great pyramids of Gyza in Egypt. After decommissioning the mighty Dreadnought, it was back to Virginia Beach to begin MK92 MOD2 school. USS CLIFTON SPRAGUE (FFG 16), stationed out of the city of brotherly love was his second ship. After one year the ship’s homeport was shifted to Staten Island, NY. But of course that did not matter much, since all of our time was spent either training Reservists or going to the Caribbean on counter drug operations. The last drug operation they finally got the prize, a seizure of just over 3 tons of cocaine. At that time it was the largest seizure recorded. Again it was back to Virginia Beach. This time it was shore duty at the MK92 school house. Even though it was not sea duty, the duty had it’s own challenges. The challenge was keeping the schoolhouse lab operational with very limited funds or supplies. USS ROBERT G. BRADLEY (FFG 49) was the next duty station stationed in Norfolk, VA. But it was not for long. Soon afterwards the ship made a homeport shift to Mayport, FL where on many occasions the ship was called upon for guard ship duties for the NASA shuttle launches. It was here that he was able to experience some of the more unique traditions that the Navy has. During a North Atlantic deployment with NATO forces, the ship crossed the Artic circle while participating in exercises off the coast of Norway and with the approval of Boris Rex, became a “Blue Nose”. It was during this exercise when the NATO force received an emergency distress call from a Merchant ship was sinking off the coast of Greenland. The USS ROBERT G. BRADLEY along with three other ships went to answer the call. Navigating through 35 foot seas and taking on large amounts of damage, the ships reached the area of the capsized ship and saved the 13 crew members who made to their life rafts. The second tradition that the ship was able to take part in was when she went through the Panama Canal and went south of the equator to take part in the “crossing the line” ceremony under the watchful eye of King Neptune himself. From there it was off to San Diego to run the maintenance department for the MK92 school house. After being promoted to the rank of Chief Petty Officer, his duties were shifted to the Training Support Center. This is where he first learned about the PreCommisioning units and about the PRECOM unit CHUNG-HOON. After going back to Virginia Beach one more time for training, he then met up with CHUNG-HOON down in Pascagoula. While on board USS CHUNG-HOON Chief Baker has been a invaluable part of all phases of weapons testing and certifications. He took part in the commissioning ceremony and made three deployments. During his career he has traveled to 36 foreign countries and sailed in 4 oceans, 12 seas, 4 gulfs, 6 Bays, 6 straits, and 7 other various waterways and canals around the world.
Sgt. Aaron J Rosenfeld
Sgt. Aaron J Rosenfeld Class of 2001
Army, 6 Years
currently deployed to Iraq. serving his 3rd tour of duty
Shaun Kountz
Shaun Kountz Class of 1996
Navy, 12 Years
Shaun has served in the Navy since graduating High School in 1996.
Troy DiToro
Troy DiToro Class of 2004
Navy, 1 Years
Troy became a Submarine Warfare Officer for the Navy in September of 2008. His official title is Ensign DiToro.

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