Niagara Falls High School Alumni

Niagara Falls, New York (NY)

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

Alfred C. Kotlarz
Alfred C. Kotlarz
Class of 1947
Navy, 20+ Years

Meteorologist at several Naval Air Stations. Served during Korean and Vietnam wars.
Amanda Mitchell-Queen
Amanda Mitchell-Queen
Class of 1995
Air Force, 9 Years

Basic Training - Lackland AFB, Jan 1996
Tech School - Lackland & Shephard AFB 1996
Keesler AFB, MS 1996-1997
Tyndall AFB, FL 1997-1999
Shaw AFB, SC 1999-2003
Seymour Johnson AFB, NC 2003-2005
Cassandra E Robinson
Cassandra E Robinson
Class of 1981
Army, 20+ Years

Desert Storm and Iraq Veteran
Christopher McKimmie
Christopher McKimmie
Class of 2008
Air Force, 1 Years

Airman First Class in the USAF. Member of the 107th AW in Niagara Falls where I'm a fire fighter but currently stationed at Goodfellow AFB, Texas.
Chuck Maney
Chuck Maney
Class of 1968
Army, 6 Years

Whole time of active duty in Washington DC
David A. Cattrall
David A. Cattrall
Class of 2001
Navy, 5 Years

First stationed on a ship in Japan, then went to Bahrain in the Persian Gulf. Now in Rome, Italy, working in postal system.
David P. Porreca
David P. Porreca
Class of 1960
Army, 13 Years

US Army Infantry officer--two combat tours in Vietnam--as platoon leader & company commander--twice awarded the Silver Star--resigned in mid-career as a Major to pursue senior government directed appointment in advanced technology
David St.Onge
David St.Onge
Class of 1993
Navy, 4 Years

aviation administration PO2
Donald Harris
Donald Harris
Class of 1960
Army, 20+ Years

Telecommuications/Management/Satellite Communications Non-Commissioned Offer In Charge. Assignments in Niagara Falls, Germany, Pittsburg, Vietnam ,Virginia, Korea and Buffalo, with stops in or on Wake Island, Japan, Panama Canal, Ireland, Phillipine Islands. Assignments in clude Missile Battalions, Signal Battalions and Command Headquarters. Highest rank 1SG.
Edward McNaughton
Edward McNaughton
Class of 2002
Army, 6 Years

1 year in Korea
2 years OEF '08-'09, '10-'11
Felicia White
Felicia White
Class of 1992
Army, 6 Years

Preventive Med Tech, serving in Fort Leonard Wood, MO; Fort Gordon, GA; Camp Casey, Korea; Grafenwoehr, Germany
H. Grant Crum
H. Grant Crum
Class of 1967
Air Force, 20+ Years

Survival Instructor/ Master parachutist
J Michael Bland
J Michael Bland
Class of 1968
Army, 4 Years

MOS-55B Paratrooper SF E6
James Stewart
James Stewart
Class of 1967
Army, 7 Years

Medical Detachment Deployments:
Baumholder, Germany
Da Nang / Chu Lai, Viet Nam
Niagara Falls, NY (Reserves)
Niagara Falls
Jeffrey A Haynes
Jeffrey A Haynes
Class of 1998
Air Force, 6 Years

Attending Officers Training School and will graduate as a 2nd Lt.
Jeffrey Fox
Jeffrey Fox
Class of 1979
Air Force, 20 Years

United States Air Force Security Police. 79 - 99
Jeffrey Haynes
Jeffrey Haynes
Class of 1998
Air Force, 10 Years

Lt. Air National Guard
Jerauld Lynch
Jerauld Lynch
Class of 1961
Air Force, 20+ Years

retired E8
JOHN CECCATO
JOHN CECCATO
Class of 1969
Air Force, 20+ Years

NY AIR NATIONAL GUARD 1969-1976
NY AIR NATIONAL GUARD 1989-2003
US AIR FORCE RESERVES 2003-PRESENT
Karen Braham
Karen Braham
Class of 1984
Navy, 13 Years

I entered the Navy as a mechanical calibration technician (IM). I acheived the rank of PO 2nd class and earned my surface warfare pin. I have been to the Gulf, Israel, Spain, and the Caribbean. I am a proud Navy Veteran!
Khalifah Glover
Khalifah Glover
Class of 1997
Navy Reserves, 4 Years

Served four years in the USNR as a Nurse Corps Officer. Deployed to Khandhar Afganistan and work there as a critical care nurse at the NATO Role 3 hospital.
Lawrence Diefenbach
Lawrence Diefenbach
Class of 1969
Army, 3 Years

Served in Germany and then Viet Nam where he was awarded the Bronze Star medal
Luis Flores
Luis Flores
Class of 1977
Air Force, 6 Years

Missile systems specialist. Ammo
Marc Vaccarello
Marc Vaccarello
Class of 1988
Air Force, 20+ Years

Retired from active duty after 20 years of service.
Served 5 years in aircraft maintenance and 15 years in communications equipment maintenance.
Spent 2 years overseas in Turkey (1996-1998) and 6 months deployed to Afghanistan (May-Nov 2006).
Stateside assignments included:
Eglin AFB, FL (1989-1993)
Scott AFB, IL (1994-1996 and 2004-2008)
and the Pentagon (1998-2004)
Mary Ann (Tallarico) Janning
Mary Ann (Tallarico) Janning
Class of 1978
Air Force, 4 Years

Served four years at Spangdahlem Air Force Base in West Germany.
Michael Mease
Michael Mease
Class of 1986
Army, 20+ Years

16 years Active: currently serving in the Netherlands with USANATO.
6 years National Guard time
Michael Mease
Michael Mease
Class of 1986
Army, 20+ Years

Served 20 yrs on active duty and 6 years in NY national guard. Retired on Aug 1, 2012 after 2 deployments and many experiences.
Richard Musolino
Richard Musolino
Class of 1958
Army, 2 Years

Stationed at Walter Reed Army Hospital, Washington DC
Roy Taylor
Roy Taylor
Class of 1979
Air Force, 13 Years

Did 10 of 13 years overseas, worked in communications and computers.
Shawn Kraft
Shawn Kraft
Class of 2005
Army, 2 Years

I am currently in germany moved from Ft. lewis washington
Stanley Bobek
Stanley Bobek
Class of 1953
Army, 20+ Years

Active Duty and US Army Reserve
Retired: 1990, Colonel
Stanley Young
Stanley Young
Class of 1964
Navy, 4 Years

Trained in Aviation Electonics - Fire Control at Millington TN and then stationed at the Naval Air Facility, China Lake CA. Active duty from 1967 to 1971.
Thearsea (Charles) Smith
Thearsea (Charles) Smith
Class of 1988
Air Force, 19 Years

I've been blessed with 19 years 8 months of military service...and I'm still going!
Theresa Haynes
Theresa Haynes
Class of 1999
Air Force, 11 Years

Tech Sgt.
Theresa L. Haynes-Green
Theresa L. Haynes-Green
Class of 1999
Air Force, 7 Years

Staff Sgt.
Tony Leone
Tony Leone
Class of 1970
Navy, 6 Years

Served with the 3rd marine division as a E-6 Corpsman, aboard the USS Blueridge. during vietnam
Tony Leone
Tony Leone
Class of 1970
Navy, 5 Years

Hospital Corpsman
william chamberlain sr.
william chamberlain sr.
Class of 1986
Navy, 4 Years

i served in the u.s. navy and was stationed in guam for 4 years. 1990-1994.
William F. (Bill) Webb
William F. (Bill) Webb
Class of 1960
Army, 20+ Years

Active duty and US Army Reserve assignments in Korea, Vietnam, and USA.
Retired 1996, Lieutenant Colonel

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