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

Anthony Harris
Anthony Harris Class of 1977
Army, 20+ Years
Born and raised in Pittsburgh...GO Steelers
Anthony W. Harris
Anthony W. Harris Class of 1977
Army, 20+ Years
Medical Field Respiratory Therapist
Blaise Aguglia
Blaise Aguglia Class of 1967
Marine Corps, 9 Years
Served in Vietnam with the 3 Marine Div. and Combat MP with the Army Reserves for 6 years.
bLAISE aGUGLIA
bLAISE aGUGLIA Class of 1967
Marine Corps, 3 Years
Served in Vietnam with 3rd Marine Div
Bradley Smith
Bradley Smith Class of 1999
Air Force, 4 Years
Stationed @ Spangdahlem AB, Germany for full term. Deployed to Incirlik AB, Turkey for Operation Northern Watch in 2002. Deployed to Al Udid AB, Qatar in 2003 (for the start of the war) in support of Operation Southern Watch, Operation Enduring Freedom, and Operation Iraqi Freedom. Honorably discharged in 2004 from active duty service.
carmine zinno
carmine zinno Class of 1966
Navy, 6 Years
spent 2.5 yrs on active duty. recalled in 1972 for 6 more months. spent first duty in iceland, yes iceland !!!!!! next went on the uss forrestal ( carrier) recalled went to the middle east on the kennedy ( carrier ) evacuating americans. three years in reserves.
Carmine Zinno
Carmine Zinno Class of 1966
Navy, 6 Years
NAS Keflavik Iceland USS Forrestal- Cambodia ATTACHED TO RESERVE RESCUE SQUADRON USS JFK. RESCUE OPERATION OFF THE COAST OF YEMEN
Don Monti
Don Monti Class of 1959
Army, 2 Years
Capt. U.S. Army Combat Engineers Decorated Vietnam Veteran, Bronze Star 1968-1970
len withers
len withers Class of 1968
Navy, 4 Years
a board the USS INDEPENDENCE CVA-62 DID MED CRUSE
Michael Pilotta
Michael Pilotta Class of 1968
Army, 2 Years
Viet Nam Vet
Patrick J Moreland
Patrick J Moreland Class of 2000
Navy, 8 Years
U S Navy Master at Arms
Paul V Shepherd
Paul V Shepherd Class of 1968
Army, 20+ Years
8-31-67 to 04-01-70 Boot Camp- Deployed-Germany 11Months- Deployed-RVN-13 Months, 13 Days 1974 to 1976 Pa Army National Guard Pittsburgh 1991 to 2010 Pa Army National Guard, Deployed-Post 9/11 Deployed-Taskforce-Security Forces Germany Taskforce Keystone, Kaiserslautern, Klebber, Danner, Panzer Kaserns, Assistant Platoon Sergeant-Meisau-Ammunniciuan Depot, Shift Supervisor-Lauhndstuhl Hospital, Rhine Ordance Barracks
Paul V Shepherd Sr
Paul V Shepherd Sr Class of 1968
Army, 20+ Years
Germany 68 Republic Of South Vietnam Feb-69/Apr-70 Desert Storm/Desert Shield (On Duty Stand-by,Not-Deployed) State Side Army and Air NG 1991/2001 911 OnDuty Army NG Operation Noble Eagle/Operation Enduring Freedom/Operation (GERMANY) Operation Iraqi Freedom Support 2002 - 2010 Retired August 01, 2010 27 Years out of 42
Ray Szymanski
Ray Szymanski Class of 1963
Marine Corps, 4 Years
2 tours of duty in Viet Nam. rank of Sergeant
Sean Cartwright
Sean Cartwright Class of 1995
National Guard, 12 Years
I have been in the PA Army National Guard for 12 and a half years, serving in the Infantry. Among other positions, I have been a Bradley Gunner and Bradley Commander, an Team Leader and Squad Leader. I have been mobilized to serve in support of Operation Noble Eagle/ Homeland Security in 2003 at Willow Grove Naval Air Station. I am currently an Stryker Squad Leader with the 56th Stryker Brigade Combat Team in Iraq. I was mobilized for deployment in the fall of 2008, and will return home fall of 2009.

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Perry Traditional Academy High School Classmates

Kathryn Holtgraver
Class of '69

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