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

Arlene F. Greenfield
Arlene F. Greenfield Class of 1967
Army, 20+ Years
Col. Arlene Greenfield was commissioned in the WAC in August 1971 and graduated from WOBC later that year. She served as an AG (Adjutant General Corps officer) in the US and Germany in positions of increasing importance, as well as TDY all over the world. Among the highlights: three successful commands, AMC (Army Materiel Command) Inspector General, Army representative for the DACOWITS (Defense Advisory Committee on Women in the Service), DOD representative to the Department of Veterans Affairs Center for Women Veterans, and deputy director/acting director for the Human Resources Directorate, ODCSPER (now G-1). Her military schools included the Armed Forces Staff College and an Army fellowship at Harvard University. She retired as a colonel in 2001. Incredibly active in retirement, she traveled extensively, served on and was chair of Ohio University's Women in Philanthropy and OU Alumnae associations, a member of the Chief of Staff, Army Retiree Council, the Ft. Myer Military Community Retiree Council, the Army Women Veteran's Association of No. Virginia (aka: NV 33), and many other organizations. She was a regular volunteer at the Reagan Airport USO, a supporter and active participant at the Smithsonian Institution, a board member of the Army Women's Foundation, and a member of the WIMSA Leadership Council. She was both partner and co-founder of Qualitative Research Service Consultants, Inc.
AST2 Claude Morrissey
AST2 Claude Morrissey Class of 1994
Coast Guard, 11 Years
US Coast Guard Helicopter Rescue Swimmer
Bob Duetsch
Bob Duetsch Class of 1967
Navy, 20+ Years
Entered the Navy following graduation from University of Maine. Became a Naval Flight Officer; flew in backseat of F-4 Phantoms and F-14 Tomcats.Commanded reserve F-14 squadron and Naval Air Station. Closed Naval Air Station South Weymouth, MA.
Charles Cristi
Charles Cristi Class of 1964
Navy, 10 Years
Charlie Post
Charlie Post Class of 1979
Air Force, 20+ Years
Entered the Air Force in 1984. Attended flight school. Served as a C-141 Navigator flying around the world. Lived in Hawaii and Guam for 7 years, retiring in 2006 as a Lieutenant Colonel.
Dave Kaiser
Dave Kaiser Class of 1980
Navy, 20+ Years
Navy Aviator
David W. Dodge
David W. Dodge Class of 1982
Navy, 20+ Years
Boatswains Mate 1st Class/ESWS
Dustin Hart
Dustin Hart Class of 1991
Navy, 9 Years
Seabee, Served in NMCB-3 and assigned to the State Department US Embassy Dakar, Senegal.
E. Scott Smith
E. Scott Smith Class of 1988
National Guard, 20+ Years
Scott began his career at West Point Military Academy. After graduating from West Point he began his field experience and has been serving our country and protecting our freedom since then. He is now a Lt. Col. in the Army National Guard stationed in Virginia.
Joe Cooper
Joe Cooper Class of 2000
Air Force, 7 Years
Security Forces
Joe Huber
Joe Huber Class of 1984
Army, 20+ Years
Currently serve at Fort Dix, NJ.
John Nees
John Nees Class of 1980
Navy, 9 Years
Served 9+ years. ET-1/SS. Qualified Submarines
KEITH A SPROW Class of 1973
Army, 8 Years
KEITH A SPROW Class of 1973
Army, 8 Years
Ken Leonard
Ken Leonard Class of 1981
Air Force, 20+ Years
4 years active duty - enlisted, 24 years reserve duty - both enlisted and now as an officer - activated for Desert Storm, Bosnia, Iraqi Freedom. Currently stationed at Charleston AFB, SC but hoping for a Squadron Commander position at MacDill in Tampa which is where I live. Last interesting job with USAF was when I took 37 folks to Balad, Iraq in 2005. We all made it home, but changed forever. My oldest daughter, Becky, was married in 2006 so here is a picture of us at the wedding.
Krista Sullivan
Krista Sullivan Class of 2005
Air Force, 6 Years
I joined the Air Force Reserves, and my job is personnal.
Lawrence McConnell
Lawrence McConnell Class of 1969
Marine Corps, 2 Years
Served two year enlistment, '70 to '72. Am 100% service connected disabled from water contamination at Camp Lejeune.
Leon Wojna
Leon Wojna Class of 1959
Air Force, 4 Years
Viet Nam
Maj. Gene P. McKee
Maj. Gene P. McKee Class of 1983
Air Force, 20+ Years
Pilot- KC-135
Mario (Mickey) De Mattio
Mario (Mickey) De Mattio Class of 1964
Marine Corps, 1 Years
Private F CO, 2ND BN, 27TH MARINES, 1ST MARINES DIVISION United States Marine Corps Mario F. De Mattio was born June 28, 1946 and lived in Kenvil, NJ. "Mickey", as he was known to his friends, graduated from Roxbury High School in 1964. He enjoyed baseball and football and was a member of both varsity teams. He served on the Student Council and was a member of the Nature Club. De Mattio's yearbook entry states: "Tall, flirtacious, good looking... spends much of his time creating fast-moving, loud-sounding cars... likes to talk about hunting and racing." Mickey enlisted in the US Marine Corps in May 1967 and attained the rank of Private (PVT). He arrived in Vietnam on February 14, 1968. Thirty-four days later, on March 17, 1968, Mario "Mickey" DeMattio was killed in action while on a search and destroy mission in Quang Nam, South Vietnam. Mickey’s name can be located on Panel 45E Line 015 of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington DC

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Class of '90

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Class of 1949

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