Norwin High School Alumni

North Huntingdon, Pennsylvania (PA)

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

Bert Bytheway
Bert Bytheway
Class of 1964
Air Force, 4 Years

Class of l964,4 Years (SAC) Military Intelligence. Viet Nam Veteran 1969-1970
Brandon Irdi
Brandon Irdi
Class of 1991
Air Force, 6 Years

Com Ops, Honorable discharge and seperated after 6.
Chad Mower
Chad Mower
Class of 1993
Army, 4 Years

MOS 98K10
Clete Anselm
Clete Anselm
Class of 1981
Navy, 20+ Years

Retired Navy Commander. Flew jets off aircraft carriers around the world. Desert Storm, Bosnia, GWOT. Office in the Pentagon was destroyed on 9/11.
Craig Warnick
Craig Warnick
Class of 1982
Navy, 20+ Years

Lots of time on carriers and aircraft
Dane Perlinger
Dane Perlinger
Class of 1988
Army, 17 Years

Served from 1991-2008 Deployed to Operation Iraqi Freedom from 2004-2005
Dane Perlinger
Dane Perlinger
Class of 1988
Army, 16 Years

Served in the U.S. Army during Operation Desert Storm/Shield through Operation Iraqi Freedom. Medically discharged in 2008 as a SSG. Currently serving the US Army as a civilian Heavy Equipment Mechanc at Ft. Wainwright, Alaska
Darla Mitchell Phillips
Darla Mitchell Phillips
Class of 1974
Army, 20 Years

Military Intelligence Chinese/Russian linguist
Duty stations: Defense Language Institute, Monterey, CA
Goodfellow Air Force Base, TX
Fort Devens, MA
Fort Meade, MD
Fort Riley, KS
Fort Hood, TX
Field Station Berlin, Germany
Wurzburg, Germany
Joined during the Vietnam Era as a member of the Women’s Army Corps in 1974. Served during the Cold War and Desert Storm. Retired in 1994.
Darla Phillips
Darla Phillips
Class of 1974
Army, 20+ Years

Defense Language Institute (Chinese and Russian;
Fort Meade; Fort Devens; Fort Riley; Fort Hood; Goodfellow Air Force Base; Berlin, Germany; Wuerzburg, Germany
Daryl Alm
Daryl Alm
Class of 1984
Navy, 13 Years

Sonar Tech and Intelligence Specialist
David Kelly
David Kelly
Class of 1983
Marine Corps, 8 Years

Avionics Technician on CH53 helicopter. Was stationed in MCAS Tustin California.
Debbie Kreller Manning
Debbie Kreller Manning
Class of 1971
Army, 13 Years

most of my service related to instructing - Drill Sergeant School, Primary Leadership and NCO Academy instructor.
Denis Rinkacs
Denis Rinkacs
Class of 1979
Navy, 6 Years

I served as a Nuclear Machinist Mate onboard the USS Alexander Hamilton, SSBN 617, a Fleet Ballistic Missle Submarine '84 to '89.
Donald Bower
Donald Bower
Class of 1971
Air Force, 6 Years

Marine Corps Reserves - Platoon Leaders Class 1972-74 while attending Penn State.
Air Force 1976-1980 Cryptographic Equipment Tech - Maintained secure communications equipment - McClellan AFB, Wright Patterson AFB, Gentile Air Station.
Doug Harker
Doug Harker
Class of 1973
Navy, 6 Years

served on the following ships: USS Puget Sound, USS Virginia, USS William H. Standley
doug king
doug king
Class of 1975
Marine Corps, 20+ Years

Retired colonelu
Edward C. Jonas
Edward C. Jonas
Class of 1963
Army, 22 Years

Served Overseas in China (Taiwan), Japan (Okinawa), Korea, Italy, Germany and Belgium. Served in the USA at Ft Jackson (SC), Ft Gordon (GA), Ft Meade (MD), Brooklyn (NY) and Ft Sill (OK).
Eric Dotten
Eric Dotten
Class of 1991
Army, 8 Years

Combat Medic 91 B/W
Erich Dinkfelt
Erich Dinkfelt
Class of 1991
Navy, 5 Years

CTR
Glenn E. Delong
Glenn E. Delong
Class of 1965
Navy, 11 Years

Navy pilot
James "Jimmy" Swanson
James "Jimmy" Swanson
Class of 1961
Air Force, 24 Years

Viet Nam - 1967 - 1970
Grenada
James Smith
James Smith
Class of 1981
Navy, 22 Years

Navy SEABEE. Completed tours of duty all around the globe. Final eight years was with Special Boat Unit 20 inserting and extracting Naval Special Warfare operators into combat from high speed platforms.
Jerry Coulson
Jerry Coulson
Class of 1982
Navy, 20+ Years

Im still poudly serving the Navy and I am currently stationed in downtown Pittsburgh at the Navy recruiting District. I am an E-9 command Master Chief.
Joseph Burk
Joseph Burk
Class of 1990
Air Force, 20+ Years

Signals Intelligence Manager
Master Sergeant Retired
Karen Hayes Wunder
Karen Hayes Wunder
Class of 1967
Navy, 2 Years

Vietnam era veteran
Karen Hayes Wunder
Karen Hayes Wunder
Class of 1967
Navy, 2 Years

Vietnam Era Vet Dental Tech.
Kenneth E. Bouldin, Jr.
Kenneth E. Bouldin, Jr.
Class of 1972
Air Force, 20+ Years

Joined in 1973 as Med Spec then became Flight Medicine Superintendant, served in England, Turkey, Florida, Alabama, Texas, Cuba, Desert Storm/ Shield, retired in 1996
Kevin Bergman
Kevin Bergman
Class of 1982
Air Force, 10 Years

C-130 Crewchief and Operations Resource manager. I am a veteran of Desert Storm/Shield.
Honorable Discharge
Kevin Bergman
Kevin Bergman
Class of 1982
Air Force, 11 Years

Crew chief on C-130 Cargo Aircraft, and an Operations Resource Manager.
Kirk Sanders
Kirk Sanders
Class of 1980
Army, 20+ Years

I have served for over 20 years in the Army, in Desert Shield/ Desert Storm, in Bosnia, Kosovo and recently in Baghdad Iraq in Operation Iraqi Freedom
Larry Dunn
Larry Dunn
Class of 1975
Air Force, 4 Years

Avionics maintenance on the F-111A stationed at Nellis AFB and then Mt. Home AFB.
Len (Bud) Santimyer
Len (Bud) Santimyer
Class of 1975
Air Force, 4 Years

E-5 SSGT - 4 1/2 years
Leonard L "Bud" SANTIMYER
Leonard L "Bud" SANTIMYER
Class of 1975
Air Force, 4 Years

California - Pacific, U.K.
Linda Shoaf Zimmerman
Linda Shoaf Zimmerman
Class of 1969
Air Force, 6 Years

Served as a from 1972 until 1978. Stationed in California, Philipines, & Ohio.
Mark J. Lersch
Mark J. Lersch
Class of 1983
Army, 9 Years

24th ID Field Artillery Officer. Operation Desert Shield/Operation Desert Storm
Michael H. Ellis
Michael H. Ellis
Class of 1971
Navy, 20+ Years

Followed my calling of electronics work of which
started at Norwin through college and 20 years
of weapon systems for the US NAVY, and continues to this day as an Engineering Tech with
L-3 Communications.
Michael Lithgow
Michael Lithgow
Class of 1989
Army, 16 Years

Mechanized Infanty
Mike Mancine
Mike Mancine
Class of 1983
Marine Corps, 6 Years

81mm Mortarman 3rd Bat 1st Mar Div
Camp Pendelton Ca.
Nicholas K. Oswald
Nicholas K. Oswald
Class of 1980
Marine Corps, 20+ Years

Retired honorably after 21 yrs of service in the United States Marine Corps as a Master Sergeant of Marines. Semper Fi
Pat Marchand
Pat Marchand
Class of 1985
Navy, 6 Years

Machinist Mate 2nd Class Submarines. Stationed aboard fast attack submarine.
2 Western Pacific Deployments and an "ice run". Was aboard the 3rd submarine to circumnavigate North America which included a surfacing at the North Pole.

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