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!

Lost Class Rings

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Honored Military Alumni

Alecks S. Elia
Alecks S. Elia
Class of 1981
Marine Corps, 20+ Years

Retired Master Sergeant 03/27/1985-10/31/2007 Meritorious Service Medal, Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal, Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal Gold Star x 3, Marine Corps Good Conduct Medal X 5, Selected Marine Corps Reserve Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal (Iraq), Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Armed Forces Service Medal, Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal, Armed Service Reserve Medal with M Device Silver Hour Glass Attached, Navy Meritorious Unit Commendation.
Allan Marshall
Allan Marshall
Class of 2004
Marine Corps, 4 Years

Infantry Machine gunner. Deployed to Marjah, Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom from June 2010-January 2011 and to Trek Nawa, Afghanistan from November 2011-May 2012 with a military working dog to sweep for improvised explosive devices while on foot patrols throughout the Helmand Province.
Billy Silva
Billy Silva
Class of 1999
Marine Corps, 4 Years

Infantry
Brian F Shea
Brian F Shea
Class of 1979
Navy, 9 Years

Medical Service Corps (Pharmacy Officer), Reservist
Christopher Kerwin
Christopher Kerwin
Class of 2008
Navy, 4 Years

MP
Daniel B. Kulak
Daniel B. Kulak
Class of 1960
Army, 2 Years

Served as a Captain. Viet Nam February 1969 - February 1070 with the 1st Aviation Brigade
Donna M. Jansky
Donna M. Jansky
Class of 1972
Navy, 20+ Years

Aviation Structural Mechanic. 9 years active duty, 15 years reserves. Called up for Desert Shield/Desert Storm. Retired CPO.
Grant Fotheringham
Grant Fotheringham
Class of 1987
Marine Corps, 17 Years

Served in Desert Shield/Desert Storm
Served in Somalia
Served in Operation Iraqi Freedom
James Roberts
James Roberts
Class of 1986
Navy, 14 Years

Navy Corpsman
John A. Michalak
John A. Michalak
Class of 1985
Navy, 20+ Years

Retired from Active Duty in 2007
Nuclear Trained Submarine Electrician
Joseph Grillo
Joseph Grillo
Class of 1967
Army, 2 Years

Vietnam 69-70
Justin Sauvageau
Justin Sauvageau
Class of 2009
Army, 9 Years

Operation Enduring Freedom
Karen Bell
Karen Bell
Class of 1990
Air Force, 20+ Years

Tour highlights: Germany, Saudi Arabia, Iraq and a joint tour to Iraq with the US Army
Lewis Cohen
Lewis Cohen
Class of 1968
Army, 9 Years

Medical Corps
Louie F. Leitao
Louie F. Leitao
Class of 1973
Air Force, 16 Years

Missile and Intel Operations.
Patrick Rigol
Patrick Rigol
Class of 1982
Air Force, 20+ Years

Operation Noble Eagle/Enduring Freedom/Iraqi Freedom AF Reserve Forces Meritorious Service,National Defense Service medal with 1 service Star,Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal Iraq Campaign Medal with 1 service star Global War on Terrorism service Medal,Armed Forces Service Medal Air Force Expeditionary Service ribbon with Gold Border
Phil Hanson
Phil Hanson
Class of 1969
Air Force, 20+ Years

Special Air Missions (SAM ) Air Force 1 squadron, Andrews AFB. Maryland . Republic of Viet Nam 1969-1970. Cam Ranh AB . 376th Strategic Air Wing Kadena Air Base Okinawa .
Raymond Caron
Raymond Caron
Class of 1966
Air Force, 30 Years

30 Years of active duty. Retired as a CMSgt E-9. Spent all 30 years as an AMMO (Ordnance) person. spent 20 of my 30 yers somewhere in Asia. Vietnam, Korea, Thailand, Taiwan, Japan...
Richard A Pierce
Richard A Pierce
Class of 1963
Navy, 3 Years

Naval Communications Technician ( CT-2) Stationed in the Philippines and Japan.
ROBERT CHAMPAGNE
ROBERT CHAMPAGNE
Class of 1966
Air Force, 4 Years

USAF
605th Air Commando Sq, Panama, S. A., 24th & 56th Air Commando Wing, Da Nang , RVN ,& NKP ( Nakon Phanom ) RTAFB, Thailand, TDYs to Laos,England,Spain, Jordan.

Classmates Spotlight

Peabody Veterans Memorial High School Classmates

Robert Russell
Class of '84

Alumni Stories

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