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

Arthur Burkett
Arthur Burkett Class of 1974
Air Force, 20+ Years
USAF Special Ops
Christopher Chartier
Christopher Chartier Class of 1984
Army, 6 Years
Christopher Chartier served in the 2/32 Armor battalion in Kirchgoens Germany and was stationed stateside at Ft, Knox, Kentucky, Ft.Hood, Texas and Ft. Irwin Ca.. He was a Gunner on the Abrams main battle tank and received numerous commendations during his service time.
Don Kinkaid
Don Kinkaid Class of 1957
Marine Corps, 4 Years
10th marine regiment
Donald Bragman
Donald Bragman Class of 1976
Marine Corps, 20+ Years
Donald passed away from cancer July 10, 2013.. We will miss you and love you forever.. Love your family...
Helman Fava
Helman Fava Class of 2004
Marine Corps, 4 Years
3 combat tours to Iraq. Promoted to Corporal and was a Machine Gunner with 3rd Battalion 8th Marine Regiment 2 Marine Division, out of Camp Lejune North Carolina. Went to The Corps most demanding specialty school, Scout Sniper. Helman Graduated and earned the title Marine Scout Sniper. He was discharged Honorably in July 2009. Great Job Helman and God Bless
Joe Lochli
Joe Lochli Class of 1986
Marine Corps, 8 Years
God Bless America!!
John Putz
John Putz Class of 1975
Air Force, 6 Years
Electronic Countermeasures, Avionics Maintenance, F4G, F105G, and OV-10 Bronco's. Duty Stations: Lakeland AFB, TX Keesler AFB, MS Eglin AFB, FL George AFB, CA Clark AB, Phillipines, Osan AB South Korea, Karup Air Station, Denmark
Joseph Porter
Joseph Porter Class of 1965
Army, 3 Years
2 yrs in Germany 1 yr in Alabama
Joseph Procopio
Joseph Procopio Class of 1958
Navy, 20+ Years
US Naval Academy 3 tours VN/Cambodia 4 ships- 2 DD, 1 MSO, 1 DDG 5 YEARS PENTAGON (So-called Whiz Kids) 2 years afloat staff South America Last tour- Head of Strategy, US Navy Europe
Katherine Kukel
Katherine Kukel Class of 1982
Army, 20+ Years
three years active duty 18 years National Guards Activated during 9/11
Kathy Kukel
Kathy Kukel Class of 1982
Army, 20+ Years
Active duty 3years the rest New Jersey National Guards
kenneth huey sr.
kenneth huey sr. Class of 1957
Marine Corps, 4 Years
three years weapons plt. 3rd battlion 6th marines 2nd marine division, one year military police, Key West Florida
Rev. Dr. Kenneth N. Parker
Rev. Dr. Kenneth N. Parker Class of 1958
Navy Reserves, 12 Years
Served as a Chaplain in USNR,assinged to unit in Glens Falls, NY Portsmouth Naval Prison, Camp LaJeune, Norfolk Naval Air State, etc.
robert constantine
robert constantine Class of 1977
Navy, 8 Years
naval intel.
Robert H Gass
Robert H Gass Class of 1960
Air Force, 20+ Years
Weapons Acquistion and Logistics
Santo J DeStefano
Santo J DeStefano Class of 1988
Army, 2 Years
Persian Gulf War Vet
THOMAS WICKS Class of 1967
Navy, 20+ Years
Tom O'Brien
Tom O'Brien Class of 1965
Air Force, 20+ Years
1970-76. Officer Training School. Pilot Training. B-52 pilot. duty assignments included Anderson AFB, Guam, U Tapao AFB, Thailand, and March AFB, CA . Left active duty in 1977. Joined CA Air National Guard. Retired 1994.
Wayne Wolverton
Wayne Wolverton Class of 1974
Army Reserves, 20+ Years
28 years active and Reserve service, retiring as LTC in '06. Deployed to Desert Storm ('90-'91), Bosnia ('95-'96) and Iraq ('04-'05).

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Class of '70

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