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

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Honored Military Alumni

1SG Bennie B. Anderson
1SG Bennie B. Anderson
Class of 1987
Army, 20+ Years

US Army Special Ops Rctg.
Albert F. Hinton
Albert F. Hinton
Class of 1954
Army, 3 Years

Three years in the active army. Two and a half on Okinawa, Chemical Supply Sergeant, Ryukyu Islands and IXth Corps.
Allan A. Amos Jr.
Allan A. Amos Jr.
Class of 1978
Army, 20+ Years

CW4 recently retired 1 Feb 15 joined Army 7 Aug 1979 Served Operation Desert Storm and Operation Enduring Freedom
Allen Piercy
Allen Piercy
Class of 1988
Army, 6 Years

U.S. Arny Infantry. Stationed at Fort Benning, Camp Roberts and Los Alamitos. Served in Operation Iraqi Freedom 2007-2008.
Allen Piercy
Allen Piercy
Class of 1988
Army, 6 Years

U.S. Arny Infantry. Stationed at Fort Benning, Camp Roberts and Los Alamitos. Served in Baghdad during Operation Iraqi Freedom 2007-2008.
Allen Piercy
Allen Piercy
Class of 1988
Army, 7 Years

U.S. Army Infantry Ft. Benning Camp Roberts Germany Kuwait Baghdad
Anthony G. Garcia
Anthony G. Garcia
Class of 2004
Navy, 4 Years

I am an active duty Navy PS stationed currentley with the seabees in MS
BEVERLEY SKURNICK WIZWER
BEVERLEY SKURNICK WIZWER
Class of 1972
Navy, 4 Years

Stationed San Diego, CA
Bill Parker
Bill Parker
Class of 1975
Navy, 4 Years

Home port was Charleston, SC. Worked on Submarine Tender USS Hunley Traveled to South America and South Pacific Islands
Bob Huey
Bob Huey
Class of 1980
Army, 20+ Years

Interrogator, Linguist, Journalist, Recruiter +, D.I.A.
Brad Hoelscher
Brad Hoelscher
Class of 1967
Air Force, 20+ Years

Graduated from West Point in 1971, entered the USAF and finished in the USAF Reserves. Led intelligence operations flights, a detachment, and an autonomous 150 member squadron; staffed at Sec of AF, DIA, 2 MAJCOMs, AF/IN and USTRANSCOM.
Brian Mitchell
Brian Mitchell
Class of 1973
Navy, 6 Years

USN Submarine Service, 1974 - 1980. SSN-685. Ralph Yzquierdo talked me into this one... but decided not to go... but it worked out well (thanks bro ). mitch_ediv at yahoo
Briana Noble(Bardin)
Briana Noble(Bardin)
Class of 1994
Army, 3 Years

Served on active duty as an Ammunition Specialist for 3 years before being medically discharged.
Bruce Hoelscher
Bruce Hoelscher
Class of 1969
Army, 13 Years

Enlisted USA 1971, USMA 1972-1976, USA Field Artillery Officer until 1984
Catherine Henriksen
Catherine Henriksen
Class of 1972
Army, 8 Years

Attended medical school in Fort Sam Houston, TX. Was stationed at Fort Knox, Kentucky and then Landstuhl Army Hospital in Germany.
Catherine Henriksen
Catherine Henriksen
Class of 1972
Army, 6 Years

Cathy enlisted into the Army as a Medic in 1977. She was stationed in Kaiserslautern, Germany and Bitburg, Germany during two different tours to Germany.
christopher bernhardt
christopher bernhardt
Class of 2000
Air Force, 6 Years

Graduated basic training for Lackland AFB in Texas. Was a computer specialist tracking missles for war in Iraq. Promoted to Sr. Airman .
cindy lino
cindy lino
Class of 2005
Air Force, 2 Years

BMT Outbound Assigments processing Journeyman.
Cricket McDuffie
Cricket McDuffie
Class of 1981
Air Force, 20+ Years

Installation Antiterrorism Officer
Cynthia D. Perez
Cynthia D. Perez
Class of 1981
Army, 4 Years

Served in the U.S. Army from August 11, 1981 to August 16, 1985. Duty stations were Frankfurt, Germany; Fort Rucker, AL; Fort Dix NJ; Fort Drum, NY.

Classmates Spotlight

Newburgh Free Academy High School Classmates

Scott Wilkinson
Class of '87

Alumni Stories

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Our Newburgh Free Academy 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 Newburgh Free Academy High School Military to know that they are loved and appreciated. All of us in Newburgh are proud of our military alumni and want to thank them for risking their lives to protect our country!