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 D. WELLS Class of 1965
Army, 10 Years
Charles McNamara
Charles McNamara Class of 1966
Army, 4 Years
Served with 4th Infantry at Fort Carson, CO; Second Infantry at Camp Casey, Korea and First Infantry at Fort Riley, KS. Artillery, Ranger, 1LT.
Fred Fowler
Fred Fowler Class of 1972
Navy, 20+ Years
Active Duty 1977 – 2000 Meteorologist / Oceanographer
Gary D. Fournier
Gary D. Fournier Class of 1966
Navy, 4 Years
Enlisted at 17. Boot camp at Great Lakes, Illinois. Trained on Cats/arresting gear at NAS Lakeherst, NJ, & firefighting school in San Diego. Served on San Nicholas Island, Ca., crash crew & aircraft handling crew. Served two tours in Vietnam aboard USS Oriskany CVA 34. Arresting gear crew one tour, Catapult crew (assistant cat captain) one tour. Awarded Navy Achievement Medal.
james cadieux ( wick )
james cadieux ( wick ) Class of 1967
Army, 7 Years
30 months vietnam. bronze star
Jason Stewart (stewy)
Jason Stewart (stewy) Class of 1989
Army, 3 Years
Veteran of the Persian Gulf war (desert storm/shield. Honorable discharge in 1991
Jay Gainer
Jay Gainer Class of 1969
Army, 10 Years
Enlisted in September 1969, with my sister, Pamela, (PHS, '69). Basic at Ft Dix, NJ. AIT at Ft Gordon, Ga. Avionics Mechanic. One tour in Vietnam 70-71 Bien Hoa 125 ATC Bn. Germany 71-72. Maint Co, ETS 72. Reenlisted 73, Ft Benning, Ga. Three years there 478 HH Aviation Co. ETS (again). Reenlisted 1982, 498 Ammo, Reserves Plattsburgh. Trucker. ETS 83. Reenlisted 1988, Back to BCT, Ft Wood, MO. AIT, Ft Lee, VA. Maintenance Management Specialist [Honor Graduate], Ft Bragg, NC 1988-1989 3/8 Field Arty, Camp Pelham, Korea, 1990-1991, 1/4 Field Arty. Ft Carson, Colorado, 1991-1992 Maint Management, 183 Maintenance Co (DS). Retired Medically 1992.
Keith Woodcock
Keith Woodcock Class of 1966
Navy, 6 Years
Combat Medic in Viet Nam.
Kevin Buskey
Kevin Buskey Class of 1982
Marine Corps, 20+ Years
Retired after 20 years. (1982 - 2002) Administrative Chief, Marine Liaison Officer, Inspector-General Administrative Chief. Served on the USS Independence and USS Forrestal. Served in FL, NC, NY, KS, HI, and Okinawa, Japan.
Larry Norby
Larry Norby Class of 1975
Air Force, 20+ Years
Army 1976-1980, USAF 1981-1999
Michael Callis
Michael Callis Class of 1979
Air Force, 20+ Years
Information Systems Operations Specialist Communications Security Manager Information Warfare Specialist Battle Simulation Operations
Michael Montanaro
Michael Montanaro Class of 1976
Navy, 10 Years
Spent 10 years (76-86) in the greatest Navy in the world as a corpsman serving both Navy and Marine Corps brethren.
Robin Boivin
Robin Boivin Class of 1977
Air Force, 6 Years
I was a Jet Engine Mechanic and worked on F-105 and F-4 Fighter Jets. Received numerous awards while serving such as: I identified a flaw in the engine repair process, saved the U.S. tons of money and won Sergeant of the Year at my base in California. Was nominated and won Airman and/or Sergeant of the month award multiple times at each base I was assigned to.
Roger Girouard
Roger Girouard Class of 1972
Army, 3 Years
enlisted at 17 in 69
Steve  Mack
Steve Mack Class of 1970
Navy, 20+ Years
Vietnam Era Vet
Steve Koebrich
Steve Koebrich Class of 1972
Army, 20+ Years
Service from 1973 to 2011. Infantry Officer, and Officer of the Joint Staff. Service in Ft. Campbell, Hawaii, Georgia, Texas, South Carolina, Guatemala, Ft. Drum, West Point, Argentina, University of Vermont & SUNY Plattsburgh, and the Pentagon.
Steve Sutton
Steve Sutton Class of 1985
Air Force, 20+ Years
24.5 Years (Oct 86 -Apr 11) Aerospace Physiology (10 yrs) Airborne Warning & Control (AWACS) (14.5 yrs)
William Vititow
William Vititow Class of 1983
Air Force, 4 Years
Persian Gulf War (Desert Shield & Desert Storm 1990-1991) - Avionics Specialist for PAFB KC-135 Refueling tankers ay Riyadh and Jidda, Saudi Arabia. .
William Vititow
William Vititow Class of 1983
Air Force, 4 Years
I served at Plattsburgh AFB from 1988-1991. Served in the 1701 AREFW with PAFB Tankers at King Kalied International Airport, Riyadh Saudi Arabia during Desert Shield and Desert Storm (1990-91).

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Class of '70

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