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

Anthony Mike
Anthony Mike Class of 1984
Marine Corps, 10 Years
Both USMC in the 80's & the US Army Reserves since 2005. 18 month deployment to Baghdad and currently a Cal Guard Platoon SGT.
Bruce Youngberg
Bruce Youngberg Class of 1989
Navy, 11 Years
HM2
Daniel C Pindilli
Daniel C Pindilli Class of 1977
Air Force, 20+ Years
Joined USAF in 1981. Retired as an E-7 in 2001
Don Snowden
Don Snowden Class of 1965
Marine Corps, 4 Years
Enlisted in the Marine Corps on Mar. 10, 1965on delay entry program , went active 07/01/65. Served in Viet Nam with MABS 36 Air Group From 02/66 to 03/67. My final 2 yrs. II was a Prison Guard at Camp Pendleton. Was discharged fro m active duty 04/69
Edwin STankins
Edwin STankins Class of 1946
Army, 20+ Years
30 years active duty and reserves. Graduated from the command and general staff college and the Army war college.Army of occupation Germany 1947-1949. Retired as a Colonel.
James Brown
James Brown Class of 1958
Army, 2 Years
Volunteered for the draft in 1962 after I heard JFK's famous speech which included the phrase, "ask not what your country can do for you but ask what you can do for your country?" I entered the U.S. Army during the height of the Cuban Missile Crisis, October 1962 and I did my basic training at Fort Knox, Ky. The remaining time I was stationed at Ft. Hood, Texas...Honorably Discharged!
joe pindilli
joe pindilli Class of 1966
Air Force, 8 Years
aircraft maintenance tech.
joe pindilli
joe pindilli Class of 1966
Air Force, 8 Years
aircraft maintenance- B52 and B58 Bombers,KC135 Tankers. Entered the Airforce in 1967,served in Utapao Thailand 1972.
John D. House (son of Susan Fehr)
John D. House (son of Susan Fehr) Class of 1975
Navy, 8 Years
My son, HM3 John D. House was 28 when he was killed in Iraq... just a few short weeks after the birth of his first child...He attended Rochester School for kindergarden only - then we moved to California.
Larry Rupert
Larry Rupert Class of 1963
Air Force, 4 Years
Munitions Specialist, Served most of my career in Libya, North Africa
Patrick Mineard
Patrick Mineard Class of 1976
Marine Corps, 18 Years
Enlisted in the Marine Corps in the delay program around Aug 1976 went I to boot camp Nov 1976 served till July 1994.
Patrick Mineard
Patrick Mineard Class of 1976
Marine Corps, 18 Years
I was in the Aviation Ordnance , I have been to Japan, Phillipines, Korea, Hawaii, Austalia, New Zeland, and several different states with the US. Received War Ribbon, 2 Navey Achievment Medals and different awards and certifactes throughout my tour.
Paul Patterson
Paul Patterson Class of 1973
Army, 18 Years
Injured in Scud Missile Attack Feb 25, 1991. 18 total years with active duty and Reserves. Retired from National Cemetery of the Alleghenies
Sam Morrow
Sam Morrow Class of 1966
Army, 4 Years
June 1966 thru June 1970; 173rd ABN BDE; VietNam, Feb 1967 thru Oct 1968
shaun majors
shaun majors Class of 1996
Army, 8 Years
Military Police
Shirley A. Pierce Bruster
Shirley A. Pierce Bruster Class of 1947
Air Force, 4 Years
Enlisted in the WAF Sept. 1949. Basic Training at Lackland AFB, Texas, Graduated from Radio Mech. school, Scott AFB, IL, in Nov. 1950, was on Recruiting Duty in Roanoke and Lynchburg, VA for 2 years, secretary at Selfridge AFB until discharged in Sept. 1953.
Skip Gossard
Skip Gossard Class of 1965
Air Force, 4 Years
I was a Heavy Equipment Operator at Vandenberg A.F.B in Calif. I was also on the base bowling team. In 1969 I came in 6th place in the S.A.C. tournament and came in 14th place in the world wide Air Force tournmament(representing S.A.C.).
William Lallement
William Lallement Class of 1984
Army, 20+ Years
I served as an M1A1 Tanker for 22 years in the United States Army. I was wounded in Iraq in 2005 by an insurgent sniper. I retired in 2008 and currently live in Leavenworth, Kansas.

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Class of '47

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