Ridley High School Alumni

Folsom, Pennsylvania (PA)

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

Barry Morton
Barry Morton
Class of 1970
Navy, 24 Years

Made Captain...then retired.
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
Charles L Work
Charles L Work
Class of 1975
Army, 20+ Years

Started as Medic in the 25th Inf Div. Went to LPN school at Beaumont AMC in El Paso. Worked in Moncrief and Silas B Hayes ACHs. Spent time in field units in Greece and Ft Ord. Went off to Desert Storm with an EVAC hospital. Retired in Ft Jackson doing IT eork for the DON
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
DAVID R MILLS
Class of 1967
Army, 20+ Years

MATERIAL MANAGEMENT
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.
Greg Burge
Greg Burge
Class of 1969
Navy, 20 Years

Retired Chief Warrant Officer, Physical Security Specialist. (CWO2). Long life with many friends and memories.
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
Jay
Class of 1963
Army, 2 Years

Infantry - 196th LIB, Viet Nam service 1969 to 1970
Jeffrey Borden
Jeffrey Borden
Class of 1981
Marine Corps, 21 Years

Retired E-7 boot camp Paris island.
Cherry point NC, 29 Palms CA, NWS Crane IN, NWS Goose creek SC.
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

Medic
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

Vietnam
Michele (German) McKissack
Michele (German) McKissack
Class of 1986
Army, 4 Years

Joined the U.S. Army Reserves, January 1986. Served for 2.5 years as 92B, Medical Laboratory Specialist. Joined Active Army, August 1989 and served for 10 months in Germany as a 55R, Ammunition Control, and Logistics Clerk. Honorably Discharged, June 1990.
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."
Pete Verga
Pete Verga
Class of 1965
Army, 27 Years

Vietnam Nam- Americal Division 9/69-11/71
Pete Verga
Pete Verga
Class of 1965
Army, 27 Years

Vietnam- Americal (23d Infantry Division) 9/69-11/71
Ralph Lutz
Ralph Lutz
Class of 1981
Air Force, 21 Years

Retired Master Sergeant - Aerospace Medical Service Craftsmen. Assignments: Ramstein AB, Germany, Warner Robins AFB, GA, Bitburg AB, Germany, Military Entrance Processing Station, IN, and MacDill AFB, FL
RAYMOND A. FUNK
RAYMOND A. FUNK
Class of 1963
Air Force, 20+ Years

WENT IN A.F. AFTER GRAD. GOT MARRIED IN 1966 TO THE MOST WONDERFULL WIFE. WE HAD TWINS FIRST IN 1970 AND ANOTHER BOY IN
1973. WE NOW HAVE 4 GRANDCHILDREN. LIVING IN MOBILE,AL. FOR ANOTHER FIVE YEARS TILL I RETIRE. THEN TO L.R,ARK.
Raymond Dowd
Raymond Dowd
Class of 1972
Air Force, 20+ Years

Ray was part of 1st Gulf war..stationed in Saudi Arabia
RAYMOND SHERWOOD
RAYMOND SHERWOOD
Class of 1972
Air Force, 16 Years

JET ENGINE MECHANIC FOR DIGNITARIES TO THE US TO INCLUDE OUR VP
TOOK EARLY OUT IN 95
Robert Cowart
Robert Cowart
Class of 1968
Army, 4 Years

Enlisted in 1969 and went through basic training at Ft. Bragg, NC followed by AIT at Ft. Eustis, VA. Shipped out for Viet Nam in January 1970. In January 1971, went to Ft. Hood, TX for 9 months, then returned to Viet Nam to finish my enlistment. Worked on helicopter turbine engines first tour, and helicopter airframes second tour.
Robert Wilson
Robert Wilson
Class of 1973
Navy, 4 Years

Aviation Electrician's Mate PO3,1974 to 1978
robert wilson
robert wilson
Class of 1973
Navy, 4 Years

Aviation Electrician's Mate AE3
1974 to 1978
Ron Jacobstein
Ron Jacobstein
Class of 1960
Navy, 6 Years

Graduated from Columbia University NROTC in1965 - entered US Navy Submarine Service. Discharged in 1971 followed by 30 years of engineering in the electric utility industry. Curremtly residing in Jacksonville, FL at Fleet landing CCRC and enjoying life.
Sam Hammond
Sam Hammond
Class of 1975
Army, 20+ Years

Retire as a Major in the US Army Signal Corp after 23 years sevice.
Final assignment with the 3rd Infantry Division in Iraq in 2003.
Sam Hammond
Sam Hammond
Class of 1975
Army, 20+ Years

Retired Army Officer. 1 combat tour in Iraq 2003
Stephen Henderson
Stephen Henderson
Class of 1994
Army, 12 Years

still serving on active duty
Terry Brennan
Terry Brennan
Class of 1976
Air Force, 20+ Years

Air Force communications - 10 years in Germany
Thomas Borcky
Thomas Borcky
Class of 1995
Marine Corps, 17 Years

8 years in the Marine Corps and 9 years in the National Guard

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Class of '69

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Our Ridley 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 Ridley High School Military to know that they are loved and appreciated. All of us in Folsom are proud of our military alumni and want to thank them for risking their lives to protect our country!