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

Have you lost your Needham High School class ring? Have you found someone's class ring? Visit our Rockets lost class ring page to search for your class ring or post information about a found ring.

Honored Military Alumni

bob morrissey
bob morrissey Class of 1972
Army, 5 Years
us army airborne ranger 101st airborne div
Brendan Kelly
Brendan Kelly Class of 2006
Marine Corps, 1 Years
Stationed in Iraq
Air Force, 4 Years
Howie Appel
Howie Appel Class of 1965
Air Force, 17 Years
Served active duty during Viet Nam in ND, AK, and IN. Served ANG at Wellesley ANG station, Served 2 years in AFRES at Hanscom AFB, and transferred to MacDill AFB, Tampa, Florida until 1992
James Reid
James Reid Class of 1956
Marine Corps, 11 Years
Chief Warrant Officer 02 Aviation Radar SectIon Chief '56 - '81
Jim Reid
Jim Reid Class of 1956
Marine Corps, 12 Years
Chief Warrant Officer Air Wing
John W. Stevens
John W. Stevens Class of 1956
Air Force, 4 Years
B-52 mechanic then flight training as pilot
Paul L Patterson
Paul L Patterson Class of 1963
Navy, 20+ Years
Navy carrier pilot with 6 extended deployments and over 700 carrier landings on 11 aircraft carriers. Final deployment was around the world from Norfolk, VA to Alameda, CA.
Ralph Hansen
Ralph Hansen Class of 1957
Coast Guard, 7 Years
Search and Rescue
Richard W Stuart
Richard W Stuart Class of 1955
Navy, 4 Years
Navy air
Robert Brooks
Robert Brooks Class of 1956
Army, 3 Years
Spent 2 1/2 years in Orleans, France as an enlisted man. Had several jobs including editor of the local military newspaper, The Orleans Item. Didn't care much for the Army; loved Paris.
STAN HUMPHREY Class of 1954
Air Force, 20+ Years
Retired from USAF with the rank of Chief Master Sergeant after serving 24 years. Spent entire career in the Air Force Security Police/Security Forces. Served overseas in Korea and Vietnam. Received many awards and decorations during career.

Classmates Spotlight

Needham High School Classmates

Linda Snow
Class of '75

Alumni Stories

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School News

Ellen Sullivan Tate gone too soon

Ellen Marie Sullivan Tate was class of 1960. Ellen died Jan 22. 2014 while living in Lake Mary Fla. where she lived wit...
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