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

alex buderer
alex buderer Class of 1963
Army, 2 Years
hunting,fishing guide at valdez alaska also truck driver
Bill Raynor
Bill Raynor Class of 1973
National Guard, 8 Years
Medical / Clinical specialist
Brian A. Harris, CW3 (Ret.)
Brian A. Harris, CW3 (Ret.) Class of 1992
Army, 20+ Years
Retired after 20 years of honorable service. Held military occupational specialties as a Special Agent (311A/95D) with the U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command for 17 years, and as a Ground Surveillance Systems Operator (96R) during the first 3 years of my enlistment. Served in the ranks of E-3 to E-7 and WO1 to CW3.
Brian Bumstead
Brian Bumstead Class of 1963
Marine Corps, 2 Years
Fleet Marine Force Atlantic, Headquarters & Service Battalion
Don  Glover
Don Glover Class of 1965
Navy, 3 Years
Wounded in the line of duty,Vietnam 1966.
Don Glover
Don Glover Class of 1965
Navy, 2 Years
US NAVY,Wounded in the line of duty, Vietnam 1966.
Donald Shepherd Jr
Donald Shepherd Jr Class of 1969
National Guard, 6 Years
Spec 4 Armor Recon Scout
Donald Shepherd Sr
Donald Shepherd Sr Class of 1945
Navy, 2 Years
Gunners Mate aboard a Liberty Ship.
Eric Pelish
Eric Pelish Class of 1964
Navy, 7 Years
Machinist Mate First Class. Surface navy (Vietnam) and Submarines.
Hans (Peter) Proske
Hans (Peter) Proske Class of 1968
Navy, 4 Years
USN Submarine Service USS Odax SS 484 USS Tinosa SSN 606
Harald (Hal) Behnke
Harald (Hal) Behnke Class of 1969
Air Force, 20+ Years
Retired after 24 years. Enjoyed careers as: Flight Engineer on C-141 Starlifter aircraft, prior aircraft mechanic, Satillite Recovery Crew Supervisor C-130 Aircraft, First Sergeant. Two tours in Viet Nam, lived all over the world:-)
Howie Weingart
Howie Weingart Class of 1978
Marine Corps, 4 Years
Radio Repairman, 3rd Tanks,Twentynine Palms,ca.
Ian Lanning
Ian Lanning Class of 1996
Air Force, 6 Years
Critical care nurse
Joe Nine
Joe Nine Class of 1983
National Guard, 7 Years
Infantry Combat Medic Two deployments Iraq
John Manning
John Manning Class of 1963
Army, 3 Years
I serced very proudly in the U S ARMY for three and a half years from 1964 till 1967 in the EUOPEAN theater as a heavy recovery and repair teck.
kevin j stitz
kevin j stitz Class of 1983
Air Force, 6 Years
Combat weather in Ga, Panama
Larry Murray
Larry Murray Class of 1972
Marine Corps, 7 Years
MCAS Beaufort, SC MCB Camp LeJune, NC K-Bay, Hawaii
Larry Murray
Larry Murray Class of 1972
Marine Corps, 6 Years
Air Transportation, Air cargo, crew chief on C130, also NCOIC at air terminal at MCAS Beaufort, S.C. --- . Household shipments at MCAS K-bay - Hawaii
Lawrence G. Lento
Lawrence G. Lento Class of 1978
National Guard, 20+ Years
SSG NYARNG 13 YRS, ARMY 3 YRS Motor SGT, Federal Technician 13 YRS Hvy Equip Repair Inspector Supervisor
Lisa Cruz-Dalton
Lisa Cruz-Dalton Class of 1978
Army, 3 Years

Classmates Spotlight

Patchogue-medford High School Classmates

Laura Hermes
Class of '78

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Post Graduate Acceptance

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