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

1960-The Class of Champions - in Service to Our Country
1960-The Class of Champions - in Service to Our Country Class of 1960
Army, 20+ Years
1960-The Class of Champions - in Service to Our Country 38 Veterans – Class of 1960 Wayne Adickes, SGT, USA Bob Allen SSGT, USA John Bauer, SP4 USA; Ray Bauman, SP4 USA; Jon Boutelle, PFC USA; Lee Brown, SSGT USAF; Bruce Buckner, SP5 USA; Leonard Buys, SP4 USA deceased; Lee Conover, Airman 3rd /C USAF killed in a car crash; Reid DeNyse, deceased Lt. Col. USAFR Ret; Charlie Eichlin, SP4 USA; Dave Frace, SP5, USA; Ken Gromlowicz, SGT USA; Russ Hockenbury, Airman 1st /C, USAF Dave Johnson, Airman 2nd /C USAF; Ron Keller, Lt. Col. USAF Ret; Pilot Ken Kephart, PFC USMC; Harry Kopp, Airman 1st /C USAF; Jack Leaver, SP5 USA; Richard Linglebach Cpl ANG Bob Loomis, 1st LT USA; Louie Lusardi, SP4, USA Andy Metz, PFC USA killed in a vehicle accident in Germany; Barry Mills, Major, USA; John Moliere, QM 1st/C, LCDR USN; Ginny Murphy, CAPT USAF; Art Owens, PO 3rd /C USN; Dave Reid, Airman 1/C, USA; Jack Richardson, LCDR USN Ret. Frank Roberts, Airman 2nd /C USAF; Yan Ross, 1st LT USAF; Al Samogi, Torpedoman 3rd /C Submarine Service USN; John Seals, Quartermaster Chief Petty Officer USN Ret; Waldimir ‘Walt’ Semenyna, deceased 1st LT, USA Don Swytak, Seaman Apprentice USN, killed in a motorcycle crash; Jake Ward, PO 3rd /C USN; George Weissenberger, SP4 USA; John Whitehead, Electronics Technician 2nd /C USN; 7 of our starting 11 Football Team served in Vietnam 38 of 176 Total Class Graduates - Military participation - 22% Today it’s less than 1%!!! U.S. Army 19 U.S. Navy 8 USAF 10 USMC 1
Bruce Messig
Bruce Messig Class of 1976
Navy, 15 Years
Enlisted Navy, Basic Training Orlando,Fl.,9wks. Great lakes,Ill.BT-A school. Commands: USS Francis Marion LPA-249,USS Dupont DD-941, USS Barney DDG-6, USS Coral Sea CV-43,NAVSUPPACT Naples,Italy-Military Police,USS Wisconsin BB-64. Gulf War veteran,Honorable Discharged.
Darren Kesty
Darren Kesty Class of 1991
Army, 15 Years
Blackhawk Helicopter Pilot
John Esser
John Esser Class of 1972
Army, 7 Years
During the 7 years, I served in Air Defense and the Signal Corp
John M. "Jack" Richardson, Jr.
John M. "Jack" Richardson, Jr. Class of 1960
Navy, 20+ Years
Served on Active duty from 6/62 'til 8/66, as an enlisted sailor (Yeoman 2nd Class). Transferred to Ready Reserve and in drill-pay status 'til 8/83, at which time I retired as a Lieutenant Commander (restricted line - Intelligence). During my 16 reserve years, I was also a civilian employee of the Navy, working entirely in Washington, DC.
Louis Elchuck
Louis Elchuck Class of 1978
Air Force, 17 Years
US Air Force Reserve. 1982 - 1991 379 Security Police. Wurtsmith AFB Strategic Air Command Kansas Army National Guard, 2003 - 2010 Chemical Operations Specialist (NBC) Served one tour in Kosovo as a rifleman with the 40th Infantry Division
Richard Michalek
Richard Michalek Class of 1976
Army, 20+ Years
Served in US Army Chaplain Corps as a Unit Ministry Team NCO (Chaplain Assistant). Retired in 1997 with almost 21 years service.
Richardf Davis Barber
Richardf Davis Barber Class of 1957
Navy, 20+ Years
Entered at NAS Willow Grove, PA. Served in 2 Navy Air Squadrons (FASRON & VP, 8 Navy Ships DD, AR CVS, LPH (2), and 3 Navy Commands. Promoted from E- to E-0. W-1 to CWO5 and Ltjg and LT. Retired 1979. Awards 16 campaign a, serve, and commendation awards. Served in England, North Vietnam and Egypt. Used G.I Bill for AS, BS, and MBD degrees.

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North Hunterdon High School Classmates

Philip Breuning
Class of '70

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