Military Alumni

Military 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

David O'Brien
David O'Brien Class of 1990
Navy, 4 Years
Served aboard the USS John F. Kennedy (cv-67). Had some great times while out to sea. Got to see some beautiful places in Europe
James G. Cadman
James G. Cadman Class of 1960
Air Force, 4 Years
Served our country during 1963 to 1967. Stationed at Geroge AFB, Victorville, CA as an Air Policeman. Was depolyed to Da Nang Vietnam in 1965.
Kent Whitman
Kent Whitman Class of 1961
Army, 20+ Years
Took Army ROTC while at UMass. Commissioned 2LT 28 July 67. Went to Ft Devens waiting on Engineer Officer Basic at Ft Belvior VA. Then to Ranger School at Ft Benning and Camp Dalonega GA then Eglin AFB in FL. Then off to assignment in the 54th Combat Engr Bn in Wildflicken, Germany. Made 1LT. Reassigned to Hanau, Gr took command of the 568th Lt Equip Co. Made CPT. Deployed to Longbinh Vietnam 69th Engr Bn. Commanded HQ Co. Then took command of the 544th Const Spt Co with rock crushers and an asphault plant in spt of the Bn constructing QL1 north to the III Corps Boarder. Moved to CanTho as an MACV advisor to the Vietnamese Engineers in the Delta. Reassigned to Ft Belvior VA as a Demo/Mine Warfare instructor in the Engr School. Went to Engineer Officer Advanced course. Sent TDY to Egypt after YonKuppur in early 1974 to help the Egyptians clear landmines. Met President Sadat. Then reassigned to the 326th Engr Bn 101st Abn Div. Served as S2 then took command of A Co in spt of the 1st Bde. Then reassigned to the G3 Training staff. Reassigned to Sinop Turkey as Facility Engr. Reassigned to New England Div Corps of Engineers in Waltham, MA. From there to ARMR V at Ft Sheridan, IL training Res and NG. ARMR V became 4th USArmy. Sent TDY to Honduras as Staff Engineer to the forces deployed on exercises there. Back to Sheridan and retired on Aug 1, 1987 after 3 days and 20 years. Many awards and decorations. I think I have most of this right.
Robert Thern
Robert Thern Class of 1971
Army, 10 Years
Military intelligence liaison officer in Hof, Germany in 1989-90. Was responsible for border surveillance and liaison to West German border authorities just at the time when the iron curtain fell.
Wayne Miner
Wayne Miner Class of 1960
Marine Corps, 20+ Years
Enlisted July 1960 and departed for boot camp at Parris Island, SC Oct 60 - Camp Geiger, NC Jan 61 - Radio Operator Training Command, San Diego, CA May 61 - 1st Heavy Artillery Battery, 29 Palms, CA (Radio Operator) Aug 62 - USS Eldorado, (AGC-11) Ships Company, Morse Code Radio Operator/Supervisor Aug 64 - El Toro, CA Jan 65 - Naval Command Communications Training Center, Pensacola, FL (CT School) Dec 65 - !st Radio Battalion, Hawaii Jul 68 - Sub Unit 1, 1st Radio Bn, Vietnam (200 days @ Charlie 2, 5 months on Hill 55) Aug 69 - 2nd Radio Bn, Camp LeJeune, NC Jul 71 - Marine Support Battalion, Guantanmo Bay, Cuba Jul 74 - LantComElintCenter, CincLantFlt, Norfolk, VA Jul 77- MCAS Cherry Point, VMAQ-2, TERPES Aug 79 - MWHS-1, Camp Butler, Okinawa, Japan Aug 82 - 2nd Radio Bn, Camp LeJeune, NC (And a lot of placed temporarily between those above duty stations) Jan 84 - Retired, 23 years, 6 months, 1 day as a Master Sergeant (E-8)

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Donna Thibeault
Class of '65

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