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

Barbara (Puffenberger) Kite
Barbara (Puffenberger) Kite Class of 1976
Army, 3 Years
Stationed in Fairbanks, AK and loved the beautiful surroundings, needed up staying there for 22 years before returning to the Valley.
Dean M. Nimax
Dean M. Nimax Class of 1977
Coast Guard, 4 Years
Stationed at Cape May, NJ for boot camp, LORAN Station Adak, Alaska for 1 year and the remainder of my tour at Support Center ElizabethCity, NC. I was a YN2/E-5 working in personnel. Currently serving as the flotilla training officer with the USCG Auxiliary based out of Smith Mouontain Lake, VA.
Denver Williams
Denver Williams Class of 1987
Army, 20+ Years
Over 23 years of Actuve Duty with multiple combat deployments to OIF/OEF
Faron D Ocheltree
Faron D Ocheltree Class of 1979
Coast Guard, 5 Years
Served as a Boatswains Mate Second Class Petty Officer prdominately at small boat Search and Rescue Station in Avon, NJ.
Gary Moran
Gary Moran Class of 1980
Air Force, 20+ Years
Communications Systems Manager
Jerry S. Van Fossen
Jerry S. Van Fossen Class of 1961
Air Force, 20+ Years
Served 11 years on active duty and 15 in the reserves. Started as an Aircraft Maintenance Officer, which included a Southeast Asia tour in Thailand in 1971. Completed my service in Systems Acquisition, which included a tour in the program office acquiring the A-10 Warthog close air support fighter. Retired with the rank of Colonel.
Jessica M. Tabor
Jessica M. Tabor Class of 2003
Navy, 6 Years
Norfolk, VA
John Miska
John Miska Class of 1972
Army, 5 Years
Larry "Ajax" Johnson
Larry "Ajax" Johnson Class of 1975
Army, 11 Years
Served as an Armor officer,( M1 Tank Platoon Leader, Scout Platoon Leader, executive Officer, Company Commander). Was injured in 1990, got out on a medical retirement.
Larry Johnson
Larry Johnson Class of 1975
Army, 11 Years
Armor Crewman, Tank Commander, Platoon segeant, drill sergeant(1977 - 1984), Aviation Officer (1988 - 1989), Armor Platoon Leader, Scout (Recon) platoon leader, executive Officer, company Commander, (1989 - 1992). Medical retirement, 1992
Michael Josephson
Michael Josephson Class of 1970
Navy, 20+ Years
Joined right after graduation - served in country Vietnam as Air Traffic Controller my first year. Then went to Virginia Beach (Oceana Master Jet Base), Cuba, Spain, Florida, USS Independence, Naval Station Norfolk VA,, USS John C. Stennis, FACSFAC Virginia Capes.
Murray Reefer
Murray Reefer Class of 1986
Army, 18 Years
Military dentist
Peter Menk
Peter Menk Class of 1964
Army, 20+ Years
Drafted 1968, served in Field Artillery, as a Judge Advocate, as a Strategist, and in OIF in Special Ops Civil Affairs. Colonel (USA Retired) 2006.
Quincy Calloway
Quincy Calloway Class of 1993
Army, 10 Years
4 years Marines 4 years Army, 2 yrs active reserve..Operation Iraqi Freedom
Ralph DeRosa
Ralph DeRosa Class of 1962
Air Force, 4 Years
Very lucky - volunteered for Nam and got orders for Italy. Volunteered a second time and got Germany.
Sara C. Pina (Wade)
Sara C. Pina (Wade) Class of 1969
Air Force, 20+ Years
Served 20 years in the Air Force.

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Tracy Doyle
Class of '87

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