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 S Kolakoski
Anthony S Kolakoski Class of 1967
Coast Guard, 6 Years
After graduation in 1967 I enlisted in the US Coast Guard and attended Radioman/Communication School in 1968. After completion of communication school I was assigned to COMGANTSEC/Base San Juan, Puerto Rico. I worked in the communication section and was then transferred to USCG Cutter Courageous. After working at SAR/Comm/Patrol I was transferred to Third District Coast Guard Communication Section/Governors Island, NY in 1970. I completed my tour of duty there and joined the New York State Police in 1974. I retired in 1995 after 21 years of service.
Arthur E. Meyer
Arthur E. Meyer Class of 1967
Navy Reserves, 20+ Years
Enlisted 1969, served 30 years active & reserve, discharged as a CW4. Joined Army Reserves & did 11 more years active & reserve, CW4, Team Chief in Military Intelligence. Security Manager & Counter TerrorismTrainer Level II.
Bob Cahill
Bob Cahill Class of 1976
Navy, 4 Years
U.S. Navy Hospital Corpsman III
Bob Grant
Bob Grant Class of 1980
Navy, 6 Years
US Naval Submarine Service. Naval Nuclear Propulsion Engineering School, Orlando, Florida. Prototype training Balston Spa, NY. USS Richard B. Russell SSN 687, Vallejo, Ca. Sub Tender duty San Diego, Ca.
BOB MAURO Class of 1966
Army, 20+ Years
Charlie Matranga
Charlie Matranga Class of 1987
Navy, 20+ Years
Served in the US Navy with various SEAL Teams for 26 years.
Christopher Lee
Christopher Lee Class of 1986
Air Force, 18 Years
Job Titles Crew Chief Air Force One Training Manager Presidential Logistics Squadron
David A. Williams
David A. Williams Class of 1963
Army, 3 Years
Enlisted two weeks after high school graduation in July, 1963.Did my basic training at Fort Dix, New Jersey. From Sept. to Dec. 1963 I took ordinance training at Aberdeen Proving Grounds, Aberdeen , Maryland.
Domenico Santorufo
Domenico Santorufo Class of 1984
Army, 9 Years
Member of the ARMY National Guard 2001- 2008 ARMY Reserves 2008-Present 306 Engineer Company- Amityville, NY
Dorothy (Ross) Moore
Dorothy (Ross) Moore Class of 1974
Air Force, 20+ Years
I joined the Air Force in 1977 as a Russian Linguist. This was one of the best decisions I have ever made. I spent 22 Years on active duty and loved every minute of it. I met my husband of 32 years while I was on active duty and I am still very active in the American Legion. I am the District Commander for The Department of Florida, District 17.
doug keltner
doug keltner Class of 1989
Army, 13 Years
joined after grad.Took a couple years off then went back in and am still serving. I have been on 4 combat tours so far.
Douglas Berscak
Douglas Berscak Class of 1984
Army, 8 Years
Communication Specialist
Frederick C Brace III, Capt, USAF Ret
Frederick C Brace III, Capt, USAF Ret Class of 1972
Air Force, 20+ Years
Family Practice Physician Asst. Stationed Wurstmith AFB, Sheppard AFB, Mather AFB, Castle AFB, WP AFB, Comiso AS, Dover AFB
gary moore
gary moore Class of 1976
Navy, 4 Years
electronic warfae tec ew2
James E. Fragapane
James E. Fragapane Class of 1974
Navy, 20+ Years
Flight deck catapults and aresting gear (launch and recovery) leading supervisor. Division leading petty officer.
Jerry Kurz
Jerry Kurz Class of 1984
Air Force, 15 Years
Started out in communications for the Air force (ANG) after I returned from college. I stayed there for 10 years and switched to combat search and rescue where i am now. Still enlisted and still love it. I’ve managed to make it around the world in one piece.
Jim Kelly
Jim Kelly Class of 1973
Air Force, 6 Years
FB-111A aircraft engine mechanic.
John Blessinger
John Blessinger Class of 1976
Air Force, 3 Years
KIA Desert Storm. Posted by: Ralph Buehler in honor of John
Joseph Kiernan
Joseph Kiernan Class of 1989
Navy, 4 Years
USN 89-93
Keith C Pollanen
Keith C Pollanen Class of 1987
Air Force, 20+ Years
Retired Air Force and now a DoD Civilian.

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