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

Andre Jordan
Andre Jordan Class of 1986
Navy, 20+ Years
Retired after 20 years of honorable service. Veteran of Persian Gulf War 1990-1992, Kosovo Conflict(Bosnia/Serbia/Kosovo), Operation Iraqi Freedom(Iraq), and Operation Enduring Freedom.(Iraq) Attended Plainfied High School from 9th through 11th grade. (1982-1985) Member of PHS Swim Team under Coach Wonsidler. Received GED from Plfd Adult Learning Center in 1986.
Craig Ruhe
Craig Ruhe Class of 1966
Navy, 4 Years
Was drafted while my classmates burned their draft cards and attended frat parties.
Erick Fonseca
Erick Fonseca Class of 1991
Air Force, 15 Years
Currently serving out of Los Angeles Air Force Base
George Smith
George Smith Class of 1963
Air Force, 4 Years
Served in Southeast Asia during the Viet Nam Era and Thailand during 1967-1971. One of the first to wear the blue cap in the USAF for a testing program. It is now standard on the gates of all USAF bases.
Harriett Gaddy
Harriett Gaddy Class of 1976
Air Force, 20+ Years
Just retired from the Air National Guard as a LTC for 27 years.
James Brady
James Brady Class of 1969
Marine Corps, 4 Years
Left school in February 1969, the best option I had at the time. Served in Viet Nam 1971.
James E. Lockley
James E. Lockley Class of 1953
Marine Corps, 3 Years
I am a disabled veteran that served during the Korean Conflict.
James E. Lockley
James E. Lockley Class of 1953
Marine Corps, 3 Years
I am a disabled veteran that served during the Korean Conflict.
James E. Lockley
James E. Lockley Class of 1953
Marine Corps, 3 Years
I am a disabled veteran that served during the Korean Conflict.
Jeff Butler
Jeff Butler Class of 1980
Air Force, 20+ Years
Honorably served 11 years in Japan; 10 years in D.C., Jersey, and Maryland.
Michael J. Cito
Michael J. Cito Class of 1969
Army, 4 Years
Drafted in 1970 - Radar training
Peter W. Glasser
Peter W. Glasser Class of 1965
Marine Corps, 6 Years
I served two tours in Vietnam as a Grunt.in 966 to 1967 and again in 1968. Was wounded in May 1968 but was back in the field after about 2 weeks. Saw duty in Okinawa, Hawaii, R&R in Taiwan, MP at Parris Island, SC, and was at Camp Lejeune, NC.
Robert L Wynn
Robert L Wynn Class of 1979
Army, 20+ Years
Active Duty 1979-1993 Government Service Duty 1995- present
Scott Pender
Scott Pender Class of 1965
Marine Corps, 6 Years
Served our country during the Viet Nam era. Was unable to see action.
SGT JOE YUZUIK
SGT JOE YUZUIK Class of 1965
Marine Corps, 4 Years
VIETNAM VETERAN-"TET" SURVIVOR (JAN/FEB 68) - DANANG
Terrance Morgan
Terrance Morgan Class of 1980
Navy, 8 Years
Lebanon and Granada...
Thomas Helriegel
Thomas Helriegel Class of 1981
Air Force, 13 Years
Active Duty: 18 Nov. 82 - 31 May 92. Inactive Duty: 1 Jun. 92 - 31 May 95.
TROY BELLE
TROY BELLE Class of 1991
Marine Corps, 19 Years
I ENLISTED IN THE MARINE CORPS IN DECEMBER 1991. I HAVE BEEN SERVING EVERY SINCE THEN. I AM CURRENTLY HOLD THE RANK OF FIRST SERGEANT (E-8). I HAVE SERVED FOUR TOURS IN IRAQ IN SUPPORT OF OPERATION IRAQI FREEDOM
Ward F. Barrek
Ward F. Barrek Class of 1967
Marine Corps, 3 Years
1st.,Miltary Police,Security Force. 1968-1969 Danang,South Vietnam, Airbase. Combat Veteran

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