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
Adam Mulvey Class of 1995
Army, 10 Years Currently serving as a Recon / Cavalry Platoon Sergeant in Fairbanks Alaska. Has served in Germany, Czech Republic, Bosnia, Kosovo, and Iraq.
Al Cascelli Class of 1964
Air Force, 4 Years HEADQUARTERS USAF- Detached to the 82nd in Weisbaden Germany. TDY extensively throughout all of Europe, Turkey, Iran, Lybia etc. One of only 310 members of GEEIA Group
alex cilli Class of 1965
Air Force, 4 Years 43171F...C-130 Maint Tech/ 16th Special Operations Squadron
Anthony P. Zangoglia Class of 2002
Army, 1 Years 2LT Zangoglia is assigned to the 4th Infantry Division located at Ft. Carson, CO. He is going to be a platoon leader for a mechanized combat engineer unit.
Dana Stabin Class of 1976
Air Force, 20+ Years It was a privilege and honor to serve our country. I am blessed to share in the heritage and follow in the footsteps of those far more courageous than I.
daniel j lynch Class of 1998
Marine Corps, 13 Years I am proud to server my country as a staff sergeant in the United States Marine corp. I have deployed 5 times and will continue to do so as long as my country requires my service. I have served for 13 years and am still serving to date, i guess you can say Im a lifer. It was the best career move I made and one I will carry with dignity for the rest of my life.
Frank Viola Class of 1965
Air Force, 4 Years Aircraft Maintenance Specialist
Joanne Ozment Class of 1982
Army, 3 Years I enlisted in November 1982. I complete basic training at Ft. Dix. I then completed my chaplain's assistant training at Ft. Monmouth, NJ. My first permanent duty station was Neckarsulm, Germany, wheer I was stationed for close to 2 years. I then went to Ft. Myer, Virginia where I was a chaplain's assistant for funerals being conducted at Arlington National Cemetery. I was honorably discharged in Nov 1985. During my time in service I received an Army Commendation Medal and an Army Achievement Medal.
John R. Isaac Class of 1964
Army, 3 Years Specialist E-5 Nike Hercules Missile Firing System. Served Hunstville, AL; Okinawa; & Camp Kilmer, NJ 1965-1968
Joseph Fiul Class of 1964
Army, 3 Years Served Okinawa 67 to 68 army education center. And Company clerk. Fort Bragg NC 68 to 69. E5 SGT company clerk 66 to 67 state side
Lucy Lembke Class of 1971
Army, 20+ Years 8 Years Active duty. 20 Years Army Reserves (28 Years Total). Retired as Master Sgt (E-8).
Matthew Newman Class of 1979
Air Force, 20+ Years Commissioned a Second Lieutenant upon graduation in June 1983 from Virginia Tech and the Reserve Officer Training Corps, he entered active duty in February 1984. He completed Undergraduate Pilot Training in January 1985 and was assigned as a KC-135 co-pilot at Ellsworth AFB, SD. He served as a KC-135 Aircraft Commander during Operation Desert Storm, earning an air medal. Upgrading to Instructor Pilot, he taught at the Combat Crew Training School at Castle AFB, CA and also Altus AFB, OK from 1993-1996. During this time he earned a Joint Commendation Medal for his role in assisting the Turkish Air Force in standing up their first KC-135 air refueling squadron. He later moved to Hickam AFB, HI where he served on the headquarters staff of Pacific Air Forces in their Plans and Programs Directorate from July 1996 to April 1999. He was then assigned to the Presidential Airlift Wing at Andrews AFB as a C-20 and C-37 pilot and ultimately, an instructor pilot in both aircraft. He was promoted to Lieutenant Colonel on March 1, 2000 and retired in that grade on March 1, 2004. His decorations include: Air Medal, Aerial Achievement Medal, Joint Service Commendation Medal, Air Force Commendation Medal with 2 oak leaf clusters, Meritorious Service Medal with 1 oak leaf cluster, Combat Readiness Medal with 2 oak leaf clusters, Small Arms Marksmanship Ribbon, National Defense Service Medal with 1 bronze star, Southwest Asia Service Medal with 2 service stars, Kuwait Liberation Medal, Air Force Outstanding Unit Award with Valor with 1 silver oak leaf cluster.
Michael Edward Geden Class of 1966
Air Force, 6 Years served in Vietnam as a security police and drew cartoons for base newspaper
Michael Ream Class of 1987
Army, 20+ Years Michael attended New Milford HS prior to joining the Army in January of 1987. He is now a Sgt First Class, and is stationed at Ft. Hood, TX. Mike is married and has a 5 year old son.
Ray Palma Class of 1968
Army, 20+ Years Ray retired after 30 years in the Army as a Colonel in the Corps of Engineers
Steve Ross Class of 1964
Army, 2 Years PSNCO (Personnel Sergeant) for 1st Battalion 9th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Division along the DMZ in Korea, 1969-1970
Steven R. Burtt Class of 1965
Air Force, 4 Years I served in the USAF Communications Service until Sept. 1969, including approx. 15 months in Texas, 20 months in Japan, and 1 year at Ton San Nhut AB, Rep. of Vietnam. Occasionally I ran into Jesse Offringa '65 while in RVN. I was ambivalent about my service when discharged, but I'm now very proud to have served. I've seen the etched name of our late former classmate, Larry Merschrod, at the New Jersey Vietnam Veteran's Memorial and it saddens me to think of all the people who died over there.
Steven R. Burtt Class of 1965
Air Force, 4 Years I was a communications specialist for 4 years. I served at three bases in Texas from Sept. 1965 to Dec. 1966, including 9 months at HQ, USAF Security Service. Then I served 20 months in Japan at HQ, 5th Air Force. During my last year in the Air Force I served at Tan Son Nhut AB, Vietnam, at HQ, 7th Air Force. I received an honorable discharge on Sept. 15, 1969.
T.J. Sapunarich Class of 1985
Marine Corps, 6 Years Military Police - Corrections Camp Pendleton Mounted Color Guard
Todd McGuire Class of 1962
Navy, 20+ Years Served Honorably for 24 Years
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Diana K York Luscombe '94
Diana York'94 has been in a tragic accident. She is now paralyized from the neck down. The News-Times, Eileen Fitzgeral...