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
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 Class of 1965
Air Force, 4 Years Radio Communications Tech. in Germany for 3 years
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 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. Class of 1967
Army, 20+ Years Infrantry Officer for 28years. Retired from the military in 2000.
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 MATERIAL MANAGEMENT
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 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 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 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 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) Class of 1989
Army, 16 Years Currently serving as a US Army Combat Medic.
Kenneth J. Harper Class of 1973
Navy, 4 Years Medic
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 Class of 1967
Army, 4 Years Vietnam
Michele German McElroy Class of 1986
Army, 5 Years 3 1/2 years reserves, 1 1/2 years active army
Nancy Gloster Kemmerer Class of 1978
Army, 3 Years Clinical Specialist-Tour completed Honorable discharge in 1981 as E-5
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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I know We had Pete Filson Class of 1972 make & played for the NY Yankees!