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

Bruce Mathias
Bruce Mathias Class of 1981
Army, 3 Years
Ft Gordon, Ft Jackson, Ft Meade, Hqs 8th Army, Yongsan District Command, Seoul, Korea. Personnel Specialist. US Army First Recruiting District, Ft Meade, Maryland
Carl R Sosna
Carl R Sosna Class of 1965
Air Force, 4 Years
Radio Communications Tech. in Germany for 3 years
Chuck Kime
Chuck Kime Class of 1984
Army, 17 Years
Combat Engineer Squad Leader Carpenter/Mason Nuclear/Chemical/Biological Defense NCO L.P.N./Wardmaster
Clarence W. (Bud) Merritt
Clarence W. (Bud) Merritt Class of 1970
Navy, 20+ Years
Enlisted 1971 Retired 1996 Rank ADCS E-8 Naval Aircrew (NAC) Conflicts/Operations: 1972-1973 Republic of Vietnam 1974- Suez Canal Eqypt Mine sweeping 1984- Red Sea Mine Sweeping 1984- Bierut Lebanon Embasy Bombing Relief 1990-1993 Desert Shield and Desert Storm (Soutwest Asia Service)
Col. Jeffrey Dienno USA, RET.
Col. Jeffrey Dienno USA, RET. Class of 1967
Army, 20+ Years
Infrantry Officer for 28years. Retired from the military in 2000.
David Naugle
David Naugle Class of 1970
Navy, 6 Years
1970-76 Two Vietnam Tours on two different fighting ships.
DAVID R MILLS Class of 1967
Army, 20+ Years
David Simpson
David Simpson Class of 1961
Army, 20+ Years
Drafted, sent to FT Jackson, then Ft Dix, UCS at Ft Benning. Served is ASA at Ft Devens, AHS, and Ft Huachuca, then NSA at Ft Meade, then DIA at the DIAC in Bollings AFB. Retired as LTC.
Gregory Burge
Gregory Burge Class of 1969
Navy, 20+ Years
Started out a Barber, Laundryman and Ships Store retired a Chief Warrant Officer - Physical Security Specialist / Anti Terrorist Officer and Brig Officer.
James P O'Neill
James P O'Neill Class of 1962
Air Force, 20+ Years
All my years where in Law Enforcement and Security
Jay Class of 1963
Army, 2 Years
Infantry - 196th LIB, Viet Nam service 1969 to 1970
Jim Thompson
Jim Thompson Class of 1970
Army, 20+ Years
I enlisted in the Army Reserve in 1971. I served as a traditional Reserve Soldier until 1983 when I entered active duty. I received an appointment as a warrant officer in 1986, commissioned in 1987. I served a tour in Iraq 2004 - 2005 as a maintenance officer. In 2006 I was promoted to the rank of CW5 and in 2007 selected to serve as the Command Chief Warrant Officer-Army Reserve the highest-ranking warrant officer position in the Army Reserve until I retired from the Army in July 2012 after serving 40+ years.
joseph j.snell
joseph j.snell Class of 1966
Air Force, 4 Years
data input/payroll .service viet nam 69-71 ....... deceased 1993...agent orange victim...god rest his soul........................... in loving memory
Kathleen Koser (Little)
Kathleen Koser (Little) Class of 1989
Army, 16 Years
Currently serving as a US Army Combat Medic.
Kenneth J. Harper
Kenneth J. Harper Class of 1973
Navy, 4 Years
Lee Hittle
Lee Hittle Class of 1976
Navy, 20+ Years
Served as a CTM, in the Naval Security Group. Served in Hawii (twice), Puerto Rico, Pensacola, FL, Iceland and the Philadelphia Navy Yard.
Louis DiCampli
Louis DiCampli Class of 1967
Army, 4 Years
Michele German McElroy
Michele German McElroy Class of 1986
Army, 5 Years
3 1/2 years reserves, 1 1/2 years active army
Nancy Gloster Kemmerer
Nancy Gloster Kemmerer Class of 1978
Army, 3 Years
Clinical Specialist-Tour completed Honorable discharge in 1981 as E-5
Pete DiPaolo
Pete DiPaolo Class of 1973
Navy, 20+ Years
Began career as enlisted man and earned a commission. Pete was a "MUSTANG."

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Colleen Graham
Class of '82

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