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

CAPT. (sel)  Joseph F. Chesky MD USN
CAPT. (sel) Joseph F. Chesky MD USN Class of 1980
Navy, 20+ Years
13 years Active duty culminating in assignment as the Senior Undersea Medical Officer Commander Submarine Group Ten with overall responsibility for the Atlantic Nuclear Ballistic Submarine Fleet and subordinate Commands. 12 years as naval Reservist to include assignment as the Director Public health Services Hawaii and Public Health Emergency Officer Navy Region Hawaii. Qualified Undersea Medical Officer/Dive and advanced Parachutist. Personal Awards include Navy Meritorious Service medal, Navy commendation medals (2) navy Achivement Medal, Humanitarian Servive Medal, Expert Mi-16, Expert Pistol. Promoted to Rank Of Captain effective 1 May 2009
Andrew Stewart
Andrew Stewart Class of 1979
National Guard, 20+ Years
National Guard and Duel Status Federal Technician, 36 year Military Service will retire this year as 06/Colonel. Deployed to Afghanistan 08-09 with the 27th IBCT.
Charles Farnham
Charles Farnham Class of 1970
Army, 4 Years
Army Special Forces/ Vietnam
Christopher L Coates
Christopher L Coates Class of 1972
Air Force, 20+ Years
Served 20 years in the United States Air Force, retired in 1993 at the rank of MSgt (1st Sgt). Served tours of duty throughout the US, Europe, and Southeast Asia. Served in Operation Desert Shield and Operation Desert Storm. Assigned to Area 51 during the flight test an evaluation phase of the F-117A Stealth Fighter. Augmented the NY State Police during the 1980 Winter Olympics in Lake Placid NY.
Darren C. Doss
Darren C. Doss Class of 2006
Marine Corps, 4 Years
Infantry, one tour in Garmsir Afghanistan in 2008, second tour in Marjah Afghanistan 2010.
Darryl McCoy
Darryl McCoy Class of 1980
Army, 20+ Years
Drill Sergeant, Airborne/Air Assault Instructor-Retired
H. Clark Laudato
H. Clark Laudato Class of 1962
Air Force, 20+ Years
MSgt USAF , Served 26 Years. Entered the AF in May of 1963 , Retired in May of 1989.
SPC Dominick L.Dondero JR
SPC Dominick L.Dondero JR Class of 1986
National Guard, 8 Years
Terry A. Ross
Terry A. Ross Class of 1966
Air Force, 20+ Years
LtCol. Navigator, KC-135, FB-111 Several staff jobs - not nearly as much fun as aviating!
william g singer
william g singer Class of 1964
Army, 20+ Years
Enlisted '65 Air Force C-130 crew chief w/ Vietnam service. U.S. Army 1980- 2002. Retired from 9th Army Signal Command/NETCOM Assistant Chief of Staff/ Chief Crisis Action Center. Never a hero, just did my job......

Classmates Spotlight

Niskayuna High School Classmates

Chris Coates
Class of '72

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