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

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.
Dan Hodge
Dan Hodge
Class of 1966
Air Force, 20+ Years

I served in the Air Force from 1968-1988 in the administrative field serving in TX,OKL,ND,Spain,Thailand,Korea,England
Dan Loupe
Dan Loupe
Class of 1982
Air Force, 10 Years

Gulf War Veteran
Darius White
Darius White
Class of 1978
Air Force, 9 Years

Computer-Communications Operator. Security .
David Middleton
David Middleton
Class of 1968
Army, 3 Years

Warrant Officer, Scout Pilot (Outcasts) C troop 16 Air Cavalry (Darkhorse) Can Tho Vietnam.
David R. Ross
David R. Ross
Class of 1959
Navy, 3 Years

Served aboard the first nuclear submarine, USS Nautilus SSN571. Went to college and law school on the G.I. Bill.
denise  GAIL howard
denise GAIL howard
Class of 1966
Coast Guard, 13 Years

FIVE YEARS ACTIVE DUTY USCGR 1973 -1978; REMAINED AN ACTIVE RESERVIST FOR AN ADDITIONAL 8 YEARS; HONORABLY DISCHARGED WITH THE RANK OF COMMANDER
Denise Trinidad
Denise Trinidad
Class of 1980
Air Force, 20+ Years

Will retire in 2016 with 25 years of military duty with the US Air Force.
Donald Fitzgibbons
Donald Fitzgibbons
Class of 1965
Marine Corps, 2 Years

Donald was drafted in the marines and saw tour of duty in Viet Nam in additon to the U.S. Sadly he passed away in 2003
Dr. Gary P. Goldberg
Dr. Gary P. Goldberg
Class of 1968
Army, 4 Years

Major, US Army Veterinary Corps
1995-1999
Dr. Gary P. Goldberg
Dr. Gary P. Goldberg
Class of 1968
U.s. Public Health Service, 4 Years

Lieutenant Commander, Veterinary Category
1992-1995. 1999-2000
Edward F. Williams
Edward F. Williams
Class of 1967
Army, 20+ Years

Corrections officer, Admin,
Edward F. Willliams
Edward F. Willliams
Class of 1967
Army, 20+ Years

I have been in the following fields; Admin Clerk, Correction Officer, artillery, and I have been a lot of places and have been involved in a lot of adventure's. Which some have been good, and some have been not so good.
francisco montalvo jr/
francisco montalvo jr/
Class of 1974
Army, 4 Years

16s10 manpads..FT.BLISS,TX./ EXPERT M-16-HAND GRENEDE-.45CALIBER PISTOL/
MEDALS-GOOD CONDUCT MEDAL
ARMY LAPEL BUTON/ARMY SERVICE RIBON.
HONORABLE SEPARATION.
Gary Medley
Gary Medley
Class of 1979
Army, 20+ Years

It's amazing how fast the years go by.
geogre shewood
geogre shewood
Class of 1940
Navy, 20+ Years

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Gregory Crisci
Gregory Crisci
Class of 1979
Coast Guard, 5 Years

HM3 -HM-A school USCGA NewLondon,CT ; USCGC BARQUE EAGLE; USGGC POLAR SEA (WAGB-11) ; USCGC VALIANT (WMEC-621)
Gregory Crisci
Gregory Crisci
Class of 1979
Coast Guard, 5 Years

Joined March 1979 (delayed enlistment) TRACEN Alameda CA. Hospital Corps School New London CT. HMA 5-80 , USCGC Barque Eagle / USCGC Polar Sea (WAGB-11) AWW 1980/ USCGC Valiant (WMEC621) Galveston TX. 1980 to 1984
Hans Luebbert
Hans Luebbert
Class of 1964
Army, 3 Years

Proudly served 64-67 in France( 507th and the 553 Engineers) and in the U.S.in Ft Camplebell KY. I even took my oath of citizenship in a US. Army uniform.
Hon. Rodney A. Coleman
Hon. Rodney A. Coleman
Class of 1957
Air Force, 15 Years

Served 10 yrs. on active duty as Civil Engineering officer, to rank of Captain-'63-'73; also served as Assistant Secretary of the Air Force, '94-'98. Awarded Bronze Star Medal, Air Force Meritorious Service Medal, Vietnam Honor Medal and, Air Force Exceptional Civilian Service Medal.

Classmates Spotlight

Newburgh Free Academy High School Classmates

Rebecca Alessi
Class of '96

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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!