Port Richmond High School Alumni

Staten Island, New York (NY)

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!

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Honored Military Alumni

Arthur O. Anderson MD COL MC AUS
Arthur O. Anderson MD COL MC AUS
Class of 1962
Army, 20+ Years

I served my entire Army career at the US Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases. I did immunology research on ways to improve vaccine efficacy. I was the pathologist for the medical clinic and I oversaw the ethics of research involving human subjects. When I retired I had served for 39 years 8 months and 3 days.
Arthur O. Anderson MD COL MC AUS retired
Arthur O. Anderson MD COL MC AUS retired
Class of 1962
Army, 20+ Years

In 1970, my senior year in medical school, I signed up for the Berry Plan and received a commission in the US Army. I served in the inactive reserves while being trained in pathology at Johns Hopkins Hospital. Upon completion in 1974 I entered active duty as a Captain in the Medical Corps and served for 6 years at the US Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases at Fort Detrick. I left the Army to become an assistant professor of pathology and biology at the University of Pennsylvania in 1980. In 1983 I decided to return to USAMRIID and have been there until 2016 when I retired.
Chrisandra Acker
Chrisandra Acker
Class of 2005
Air Force, 4 Years

I am currently in the United States Air Force serving as a Command and Control, Command Post Controller, station at Dyess AFB in Abilene, Texas.
Earl R. Benedict
Earl R. Benedict
Class of 1954
Air Force, 20+ Years

Aircraft Maintenance, Flight Engineer, 10,000 hours of flight time, 274 hrs of combat time in Vietnam , spent 4 years flying in Germany during the cold war 1957 to 1961, Retired in 1973
Earl R. Benedict
Earl R. Benedict
Class of 1954
Air Force, 20+ Years

U.S. Air Force 1952 Basic traning Samson A.F.B New York, Aircraft Maintenance Shapperd A.F.B. Texas, Crew Chief T29 aircraft Mather A.F.B. Calif., Crew Chief Flight Mech. B-26. C47, T-29 aircraft Wiesbaden A.B. Germany, Crew chief C-47, T-29 Vandenburg A.F.B. Calif. Crew chief T-29 Westover A.F.B. Mass. Flight Engineer C141 Travis A.F.B. Calif. Retired Feb. 1973
Gary Amatrudo
Gary Amatrudo
Class of 1968
Army, 20+ Years

US Army, Army National Guard & Army Reserves
Gary Amatrudo
Gary Amatrudo
Class of 1968
Army, 20+ Years

40+ years in the Army, Army National Guard and Army Reserves.
Joe palmeri
Joe palmeri
Class of 2000
Marine Corps, 4 Years

Infantry mortar man 0341
Ken Lee
Ken Lee
Class of 1974
Marine Corps, 20+ Years

Served for 32 years in the Marine Corps as a Fighter Pilot, retiring as a Brigadier General.
Michael Arrabito
Michael Arrabito
Class of 1978
Navy, 12 Years

USS Peterson DD 969 . Served in the Persian Gulf from 1979-1981 during the Iranian Hostage and Iran /Iraq war.deployed to Beirut Lebanon in 1982. During Desert Storm serve with the US Navy Sea bees with the third Fleet Marines in Po Hong Korea.
Neelam Barbour (vadgama)
Neelam Barbour (vadgama)
Class of 2002
Marine Corps, 8 Years

Electrician with the marine corps. I've. been to okinawa, Iraq ,yuma, etc
Paul W. Siverson
Paul W. Siverson
Class of 1969
Marine Corps, 20+ Years

Retired 1Aug2000 after 30 years in USMC. Veteran of Vietnam, Desert Storm and Somalia.
Richard  Weber
Richard Weber
Class of 1985
National Guard, 6 Years

Sgt. New York Army National Guard 1990-1996
Richard C Eagan
Richard C Eagan
Class of 1964
Army, 20+ Years

Served 27+ years. Retired as a Command Sergeant Major in 1993. Spent 3 years in Viet Nam, 10 in Germany and the rest in assorted posts Maryland to Texas.
Robert Millan
Robert Millan
Class of 1981
Air Force, 4 Years

joined the Air Force in 1982 and i've been working for the Gov't since 1986 living in San Antonio TX
Roger Gjone
Roger Gjone
Class of 1964
Air Force, 4 Years

USAF, SAC, Griffiss AFB
Thomas marchlewski
Thomas marchlewski
Class of 1969
Army, 2 Years

Vietman 70/71
William E Mahoney
William E Mahoney
Class of 1977
Navy, 20+ Years

Joined the September 21, 1977 in Staten Island, NY went to Boot camp at Recruit Training Command Great Lakes IL. And served on active duty until Dec 10, 1998 21 Years I had a lot of good times and a lot of time a way from home. After Boot training went across the road to RTTC for Basic Electricity & Electronics Training then down in Feb 78 sent to Pensacola Fl. for Electronics Warfare Training until I server aboard USS Coronado (LPD/AGF-11), USS Shreveport(LPD- 12,SIMA GTMO Cuba, USS Biddle (CG-34), FCTC Dam Neck Va., Fleet Information Warfare Center, Commander Carrier Group Six aboard USS America (CV-66), Amphibious Squadron Eight Onboard USS KEARSARGE (LHA-3. Hot spot of the world where I've served time: Bosnia, Beirut, Somalia, and Persian Gulf (2) I would like to hear from some of my shipmates.
William E Mahoney
William E Mahoney
Class of 1977
Navy, 20+ Years

EWC (SW) Mahoney’s Naval Tour of Duty
from Sep 21, 1977 to Dec 10, 1998

Dates Command
21 Sep 1977 thru 22 Nov 1977 NRTC Great Lakes, Il.

06 Dec 1977 thru 15 Mar 1978 Basic Electricity & Electronics Training, NTC, Great Lakes, Il.

10 Apr 1978 thru 29 Sep 1978 EW “A” School, NTTC, Corry Station, Pensacola, Fl.

15 Oct 1978 thru 09 Oct 1980 USS Coronado (LPD-11)

10 Nov 1980 thru 26 Jun 1981 EW “C” School, NTTC Corry Station, Pensacola, Fl.

18 Jul 1981 thru 06 May 1983 USS Shreveport (LPD-12)

20 May 1983 thru 17 Oct 1984 NAVEDTRAPRODEVCEN, Pensacola, Fl.

17 OCT 1984 thru 28 Jun 1985 AN/SLQ-32(v)3 & EW Advanced Application (1781), NTTC Corry Station, Pensacola, Fl.

27 Aug 1985 thru 03 Jul 1987 SIMA Guantanamo Bay, Cuba

05 Aug 1987 thru 01 Dec 1990 USS Biddle (CG-34)

02 Feb 1990 thru 23 Feb 1993 EW Instructor, FCTCLANT DAM NECK, Va.

25 Mar 1993 thru 09 Dec 1996 Staff IW/C2W Planner COMFLETACREADGRU/ CCWGRULANT/ FIWC, Norfolk, Va. **

03 Jan 1997 thru 10 Dec 1998 EW Course Supervisor/Instructor, NAVTECTRACEN, Pensacola, Fl.

** TDA to Commander Carrier Group Six as a Command & Control Warfare/Military Deception,
Commander Amphibious Readiness Group Eight (8) 20 Jan 1995 thru 30 Sep 1995
Master Training Specialist

Conflicts & Operations
Lebanon Peacekeeping (1982-1984)
Iraqi No-Fly Zones (1991-2003)
Somali Civil War (1993-1995)
Bosnia and Herzegovina (as member of IFOR and SFOR peacekeeping forces, 1995)
Operation Provide Comfort (1991-1996)

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Port Richmond High School Classmates

Jerilynn Pesetti
Class of '59

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In Memory Of

Annette C Olsen Anderson
Class of 1953
Passed on October 18, 2021
Beloved cousin, always in my hea...
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Our Port Richmond 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 Port Richmond High School Military to know that they are loved and appreciated. All of us in Staten Island are proud of our military alumni and want to thank them for risking their lives to protect our country!