New Castle High School Alumni

New Castle, Pennsylvania (PA)

Military Alumni

Military High School 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

Anthony Zenobi
Anthony Zenobi
Class of 1993
Army, 3 Years

82nd Airborne Division - 1/505 PIR
Operation Enduring Freedom - Kandahar Afghanistan
Bill Tilton
Bill Tilton
Class of 1957
Army, 20+ Years

Ret.Lt. Col, US Army
David Rasey
David Rasey
Class of 1973
Marine Corps, 4 Years

Served 1973 -1977
David Whitman
David Whitman
Class of 1960
Marine Corps, 6 Years

Served in the marines from August 1960 till November 1966. In Vietnam during yrs 1963, 64,,65 and 1966. Honorably discharged Nov 1966 with rank of Sgt (e-5)
Dennis Baxter
Dennis Baxter
Class of 1957
Army, 3 Years

Dennis Kurtz
Dennis Kurtz
Class of 1964
Navy, 12 Years

Served on 5 different ships. Enlisted service E-1 to E-6 (FTG-1) and resigned as 0-2 (LTjg). Served in Vietnam before, during and after Tet Offensive.
dominick faraone
dominick faraone
Class of 1958
Navy, 4 Years

served aboard the uss joseph p kennedy jr DD850
Don Thompson
Don Thompson
Class of 1955
Marine Corps, 20+ Years

Retired November 1979 after 25 years service as a Major. Worked mostly in Air Defense..
Dr. Robert A. Cowden
Dr. Robert A. Cowden
Class of 1957
Navy, 5 Years

Duane Houdyshell
Duane Houdyshell
Class of 1989
Coast Guard, 20+ Years

22 Years active duty service in the US Coast Guard. Retired as and Aviation Maintenance Technician FFA Airframe and Powerplant Mechanic, Quality Control and Supply Logistics and aquired over 1400 flight hours on the HH-65 Helicopter during search and rescue mission along the West Coast Air Stations.
Francis Caruso
Francis Caruso
Class of 1957
Air Force, 5 Years

Frank Reno
Frank Reno
Class of 1957
Navy, 20+ Years

SKC Storekeeper Chief US Navy Retired
Frank Reno
Frank Reno
Class of 1957
Navy, 20+ Years

Fred Thomas (SS)
Fred Thomas (SS)
Class of 1957
Navy, 20+ Years

George N. Cucitrone
George N. Cucitrone
Class of 1964
Navy, 4 Years

Served at Submarine base New London CT. Served in Keflavik Iceland. Served on the USS Cadmus, Newport RI
Gerard J. Ascione
Gerard J. Ascione
Class of 1970
Navy, 20+ Years

Master Chief Musician. Pianist/Composer/Band Leader - U.S. Naval Academy Band, Annapolis, MD - U.S. Navy Band Washington, D.C. 31 years. 1977-2008.
Jack A.Rickel
Jack A.Rickel
Class of 1942
Army, 3 Years

Combat Infantry, Squad Leader/Grenadier
Company K, Fourth Infantry Division under
General Patton
James Henry Lincoln
James Henry Lincoln
Class of 1967
Air Force, 22 Years

Served 4 years in Korea; 3 1/2 years in Okinawa; 3 years in Hawaii; 2 years in Illinois; 3 years in Ohio and 7 1/2 years in California. A long the way earned 2 AFCMs and 1 MSM. All of the time was spent in the Administration Career Field retiring January 1, 1990 in the grade of Master Sergeant.
James Messner
James Messner
Class of 1957
Navy, 3 Years

Jay Kennedy
Jay Kennedy
Class of 1966
Air Force, 20+ Years

Air Force Recruiter in New Castle from May 1977 to May 1983. Served in Viet Nam and have stationed in Korea two times.
Jerry Rosenberger  (SS)
Jerry Rosenberger (SS)
Class of 1957
Navy, 10 Years

Jim Uram
Jim Uram
Class of 1957
Army, 3 Years

joe alfreda
joe alfreda
Class of 1967
Army, 3 Years

1968/1971..vietnam 1969
Joe Luzak
Joe Luzak
Class of 1957
Army, 2 Years

Larry Hodge
Larry Hodge
Class of 1965
Navy, 6 Years

GMG2 U.S. Navy wooden minesweep fleet homeport Charleston S. C. Where the Fleet Goes We've Been.
Larry Hodge
Larry Hodge
Class of 1965
Navy, 6 Years

Gunners Mate minesweep fleet 1966 / 1972
Lewis E Angelo
Lewis E Angelo
Class of 1947
Navy, 20+ Years

First Flag (Admiral) officer in the Medical Service Corps of the USN.
Melissa Ann Dean
Melissa Ann Dean
Class of 1980
Air Force Reserves, 8 Years

Captain, USAFR
Michael T. Grotefend
Michael T. Grotefend
Class of 1969
National Guard, 15 Years

Captain, Army National Guard of California,
Mechanized infantry Company Commander, S2 Intelligence
paul harcar
paul harcar
Class of 1966
Army, 3 Years

vietnam vet1969 - 1971
Ralph Lombardo
Ralph Lombardo
Class of 1957
Navy, 5 Years

Randall L Kelly
Randall L Kelly
Class of 1966
Air Force, 23 Years

4 Years Navy, 19 Air Force
Aircraft Mechanic, Fighters and Bombers.
Air Force Recruiter Meadville, PA
South East Asia, Thailand, Germany,
Randall Price
Randall Price
Class of 1963
Navy, 4 Years

Viet Nam veteran - 1964 - 1966
Rex Parker
Rex Parker
Class of 1944
Army, 2 Years

Ordnance Trained, Letterman Hosp, CA based.
Richard Joseph
Richard Joseph
Class of 1957
Army, 2 Years

Richard Klugh
Richard Klugh
Class of 1957
Army, 3 Years

Rick Sass
Rick Sass
Class of 1957
Air Force, 4 Years

Robert Back
Robert Back
Class of 1957
Army, 2 Years

ROBERT PEARCE
ROBERT PEARCE
Class of 1960
Army, 20+ Years

U.S. ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS
Robert Rogers
Robert Rogers
Class of 1966
Navy, 4 Years

Bob was assigned to the USS Klondike during the Viet Nam War. The USS Klondike was a destroyer tender in service with the United States Navy from 1945 to 1970.

Classmates Spotlight

New Castle High School Classmates

Mark Blangero
Class of '59

Alumni Stories

High School Alumni Stores

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School News

Class of 1963

I left New Castle when I was 13 and just curious about a few friends that should have graduated from NeCa High in 63. Read More »

Our New Castle High School military alumni are some of the most outstanding people we know and this page recognizes them and everything they have done! Not everyone gets to come home for the holidays and we want our New Castle High School Military to know that they are loved and appreciated. All of us in New Castle are proud of our military alumni and want to thank them for risking their lives to protect our country!