Rutland High School Alumni

Rutland, Vermont (VT)

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

Anthony Purdy
Anthony Purdy
Class of 2001
Air Force, 2 Years

U.S. Air Force EWO
Barry Beach
Barry Beach
Class of 1982
National Guard, 20+ Years

1987-1991: active duty Army (served in Germany and Ft. Leonard Wood, MO)
1992-present- GA Army National Guard; served in Afghanistan Aug08-May09; current rank of Lieutenant Colonel, pending promotion to Colonel (summer 2009)
Barton A. Bellamy
Barton A. Bellamy
Class of 1954
Air Force, 4 Years

Medical Laboratory Technician
David F Gonyea Jr
David F Gonyea Jr
Class of 1986
Coast Guard, 20+ Years

Retired as an E7 in Oct 2008 after serving for 20 years. Tours of duty in Norfolk, VA, Cleveland, OH Savannah, GA, Washington, DC, Bucksport, ME and Chicago, IL.
David Merrifield
David Merrifield
Class of 1987
Air Force, 18 Years

3 deployments to the Middle East. Stationed in Hawaii, Japan, North Carolina, and Arizona.
Gary D. Sheldon
Gary D. Sheldon
Class of 1975
Air Force, 20+ Years

Stationed in Little Rock AFB, AR; Langley AFB, VA, Osan AB, Korea, Plattsburgh AFB, NY; Randolph AFB, TX.
Glenn Barnes
Glenn Barnes
Class of 1978
Army, 20+ Years

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john blanchard
john blanchard
Class of 1970
Air Force, 4 Years

1971 thru 1975...2 tours during Vietnam war in SE Asia
Karen Barnes
Karen Barnes
Class of 1974
Army, 7 Years

Served in in the Army as a 31M multi-channel communications specialist. I was stationed at Ft.Jackson S.C., Ft Gordon Ga., 32nd Signal Battalion Frankfurt, Germany and Ft Hood Tx. I Served from 1976-1983
Karen Barnes
Karen Barnes
Class of 1974
Army, 7 Years

I spent 7 yrs in the Army @ Ft Jackson S.C.,Ft Gordon,Ga, Germany and Ft Hood Tx From 1976-1983.
Kevin M Gauthier
Kevin M Gauthier
Class of 1997
National Guard, 5 Years

Served 5 years working different aspects of the army from cook, to supply working in a warehouse to support units all over the stake of florida. Helping to continue Key training for personal over seas
Louis 'Jody' Cizmadia
Louis 'Jody' Cizmadia
Class of 1962
Navy, 4 Years

Boot camp Sept 62 - Radioman School 1963 Bainbridge, Md.
USS ESSEX (CVS 9) Aug 63 - July 66
Signalman - 5"/38 Gunmount - BattleStation Helmsman - 'BAR' Trained
WOW!! Did I see the world!
Louise Coolidge
Louise Coolidge
Class of 1972
Army Reserves, 20+ Years

LPN 74-88, RN 88-92. Master SGT. Retired from the 351st General Hospital Group, US Army. Born in Rutland 1954, raised in Mendon, VT, RHS class of 72, died in Hartland, VT 2007
Louise Kay Coolidge
Louise Kay Coolidge
Class of 1972
Army Reserves, 20+ Years

Louise served with the 351st medical army group, joining in 1973 and serving through 1993. She served at Walter Reed in the Persian gulf conflict.
lyneus todriff gmc ret.
lyneus todriff gmc ret.
Class of 1968
Navy, 20+ Years

ddgs ,cgn ,nws
Meredith Moore
Meredith Moore
Class of 1975
Air Force, 20+ Years

Stationed in Texas, South Dakota, California, Belgium, Germany, Maine, and back to Texas, where I live now.

I retired in 1997 after 20 years.
Norm McDonald
Norm McDonald
Class of 1975
Marine Corps, 4 Years

Left for Boot camp in August 1975.
Worked in communication centers as a tellatype operator. Stationed in CA, NC, and Okinawa, Japan.
Peter Fowler
Peter Fowler
Class of 1977
Navy, 4 Years

Quartermaster 2nd class USS Jesse l. Brown (FF 1089)
Raeburn P West
Raeburn P West
Class of 1965
Air Force, 4 Years

Stationed all over the world. Was a SGT in spec oper.
rey manocal
rey manocal
Class of 1980
Navy, 6 Years

stationed in san Diego California as a boatswains mate, made 3 Westpac. Hawaii, Philippines, Australia, Africa, new Zealand, japan, Thailand, Singapore, Saudi Arabia,
Richard E. McGinnis
Richard E. McGinnis
Class of 1974
Coast Guard, 9 Years

US Navy 4/6/1975 -> 1979
US Coast Guard 2/9/1981 -> 3/10/1985
Richard E. St.Peter
Richard E. St.Peter
Class of 1965
Air Force, 12 Years

Served Mar 1966 thru Mar 1978
Served in Vietnam 1971-1972
Flew 112 combat missions over North Vietnam as a aerial photographer.
Ret Fed Service, GS12, 1992
Richard E. St.Peter
Richard E. St.Peter
Class of 1965
Air Force, 12 Years

Served as a motion picture camerman. Served 1 year in Vietnam, 1971-1972, flew 112 aerial photography missions, photographed Bob Hope Christmas show 1971. Will retire after a combined Air Force, Civil Service, Northrop Grumman contractor film/video production 40 year career, Jul 2011. Living in Carrollton Va.
Steve Lancour
Steve Lancour
Class of 1968
Army, 4 Years

Infantry, and Turbine engine mechanic. one tour in Viet Nam
tom cain
tom cain
Class of 1981
Marine Corps, 8 Years

aviation ordnance
William Ellwood
William Ellwood
Class of 1968
Air Force, 4 Years

USAF 1968-1972 ( Vietnam 1970-71)

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Bill Taylor
Class of '77

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