Military Alumni

Military 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

Alex Leybovich
Alex Leybovich Class of 2006
Marine Corps, 3 Years
Crash Fire Rescue based in Willow Grove, PA - served combat tour Iraq 2009-2010.
Bob Hospodar
Bob Hospodar Class of 1978
Navy, 20+ Years
Surface Warfare Officer. Commanded USS ORIOLE (MHC-55) and USS JARRETT (FFG-33). Recently completed a tour as the Operations Officer for Carrier Strike Group ELEVEN on board USS NIMITZ (CVN-68) and transfered to shore duty at Naval Mine and ASW Command in San Diego. Lots of time in the Arabian Gulf and Middle East over the years!
C. Brian Koman
C. Brian Koman Class of 1982
Navy, 20+ Years
Navy P-3 pilot. Retired in 2006 after serving 20 years and completing 5 overseas deployements to Europe, Aisa and the Middle East
Colleen Balik-Meisner
Colleen Balik-Meisner Class of 2008
Air Force, 8 Years
Staff Sergeant stationed in NC, working as a 3D073
David M. Hayworth
David M. Hayworth Class of 1967
Army, 8 Years
CPT with the 94th General Hospital USAR. Activated for Desert Storm from January 1991 to May 1991.
David Ryden
David Ryden Class of 1980
Army, 9 Years
Tank Commander Operation Desert Storm - 1991
Drew McFadden
Drew McFadden Class of 1981
Marine Corps, 4 Years
Supply NCO 3 Battalion 10th Marines. Camp LeJeune, Camp Schwab Okinawa, Guantanamo Bay, Cuba
Ed Esposito
Ed Esposito Class of 1992
Marine Corps, 12 Years
Spent 12 years on active duty after graduating college. Stationed in California for 8 years, and Washington DC for four. Separated in June of 2008 at the rank of Major. Was an honor to serve....wonderful experience- got to see the world, go to war, serve with a few good men and women and have a blast while doing so.
Fred Crafferty
Fred Crafferty Class of 1968
Army, 3 Years
I served in the Infantry with the 101st Airborne in Vietnam.
George F. Singletary Jr.
George F. Singletary Jr. Class of 1966
Air Force, 4 Years
Fleet service, transportation specilist, administrative specilaist.
James Walker
James Walker Class of 1996
Army, 5 Years
Served Proudly in Iraq and other deployments.
Jason Marker
Jason Marker Class of 1998
Army, 8 Years
John Carlson
John Carlson Class of 1965
Army, 2 Years
Sgt. 1/6 Infantry. 1966 to 1968
John R Wilson, Jr.
John R Wilson, Jr. Class of 1964
Navy, 20+ Years
Career Navy.. 25 years.. Retired in 1990 as a Master Chief. 6 Mediterannean, South American, and Middle East Cruises. Loved every minute of it. Proud to serve !!!
Josh Davis
Josh Davis Class of 2002
Marine Corps, 5 Years
Gunner and sniper, served a year in Iraq
Keith Nitka
Keith Nitka Class of 1987
Navy, 8 Years
Served aboard USS Richard E. Byrd (DDG-23) and USS Wisconsin(BB-64) Navigation Dept. Saw combat in the first Gulf war aboard USS Wisconsin.
Kendall (Ken) Wallin
Kendall (Ken) Wallin Class of 1972
Army, 20+ Years
Served in a series of staff and command positions for 25+ years, culminating in battalion command in Southwest Asia (Bahrain). Retired in central Texas.
Kenneth Dusenberry
Kenneth Dusenberry Class of 1966
Army, 2 Years
Military Policeman, 101st Airborne Div (Airborne Qualified) Viet Nam, '71-'72
Ralph Lufkin
Ralph Lufkin Class of 2001
Navy, 2 Years
Currently serving in USS Oscar Austin (DDG-79) as Strike Officer.
Randy Pratt
Randy Pratt Class of 1965
Army, 2 Years
Served 1966 to 1968 with 9th Inf Div as Medical Specialist

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Class of '82

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