Thomas Jefferson High School Alumni

Jefferson Hills, Pennsylvania (PA)

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

Burke Salsi
Burke Salsi
Class of 1965
Navy, 4 Years

Served on Swift Boats in Vietnam in combat role on rivers and canals on what was known as Brown Water Navy.
Burke Salsi
Burke Salsi
Class of 1965
Navy, 4 Years

US Navy, one year at Great Lakes, Ill for training, two years at Key West as an air controller, and capped by my last year in the Brown Water Navy in Vietnam on a swift boat crew.
Chris Valle
Chris Valle
Class of 1976
Navy, 20+ Years

Served 23 years as a US Navy Supply Corps Officer, specializing in Logistics and Financial Management. Served aboard USS SARATOGA (CV-60) and USS TRENTON (LPD-17). Currently employed as the Navy Shipbuilding Comptroller at the Naval Sea Systems Command at the Washington Navy Yard.
Chris Valle
Chris Valle
Class of 1976
Navy, 20+ Years

U.S. Navy Supply Corps Officer (Commander, Retired). Served aboard USS SARATOGA CV-60 and USS TRENTON LPD-14.
DAVID GRATTON
DAVID GRATTON
Class of 1993
Army, 20+ Years

Duties at Fort Bragg, Schofield Barracks, Fort Polk, Pittsburgh Recruiting Bn, Cleveland Rec Bn, Syracuse Rec Bn, USAREC HQ and currently at Pittsburgh MEPS.
David W. Loughran
David W. Loughran
Class of 1969
Marine Corps, 1 Years

Graduate of US Naval Academy '73 Lt. Marine Corps Semper Fi
Eric Lasich
Eric Lasich
Class of 1990
Army, 16 Years

Currently serving in Afghanistan, 1 year tour of duty effective April 2007.
George H. Cherrington III
George H. Cherrington III
Class of 1965
Army, 2 Years

Communications Instructor, Fort Ord California, 1966
2nd Brd. 47th Inf,9th Div. Bearcat, Vietnam 1967
greg earnest
greg earnest
Class of 1966
Army, 4 Years

Vietnam Medic
gregory finch
gregory finch
Class of 1969
Navy, 2 Years

2 year navy reserve active duty, 4 years reserve. from 70 to 72. stationed in holy loch, Scotland.
Harold Swift
Harold Swift
Class of 1969
Army, 6 Years

Postal Officer, Augusburg, W. German
Public Affairs Office, Ft. Sill, Oklahoma
Joseph M May III
Joseph M May III
Class of 1976
Air Force, 15 Years

Financial Management .... Seymour Johnson AFB, Minot AFB, Thule AB Greenland, Minot AFB
Kim (Skrinjorich) Bousquet
Kim (Skrinjorich) Bousquet
Class of 1989
Air Force, 10 Years

Served as a laboratory technician & instructor.
Sheppard A.F.B., Eglin A.F.B., & Lackland A.F.B.
Kramer (Kem) Metz
Kramer (Kem) Metz
Class of 1967
Army, 3 Years

Troop Movement Specialist in Frankfort, Germany. Arranged plane and train tickets and ordered buses to ship all incoming personnel throughout the European Command.
Neil Alan Kemp
Neil Alan Kemp
Class of 1975
Navy, 4 Years

Machinist Mate. Stationed aboard the USS Davis/Charleston,SC, USS Grand Canyon/Mayport FL, USS Lasalle/Bahrain(Middle East), USS Stienaker/Baltimore, MD.
Neil Kemp
Neil Kemp
Class of 1975
Navy, 4 Years

Machinist Mate. mostly east coast. One year over seas duty in Italy and throughout the middle east.
Robert Grimes
Robert Grimes
Class of 1981
Army, 10 Years

Cannon Crewman and Supply Seargent
Robert May
Robert May
Class of 1977
Air Force, 6 Years

Test Parachutist
Stephanie Willson
Stephanie Willson
Class of 1968
Army, 20+ Years

As a JAG, served in 3d Armored Division, 7th Infantry Division, 5th Corps, and on the Army Staff. Final assignment - Chief, Army Litigation Division.
Terri Crownover Mathe
Terri Crownover Mathe
Class of 1974
Army, 3 Years

My basic training was at Ft Jackson, SC, I completed my AIT training at Ft Lee, VA and served my primary duty station at Ft Carsson, Co
Theo (Betsy Malone) Lesnett
Theo (Betsy Malone) Lesnett
Class of 1982
Army, 12 Years

Military Police/Admin-specialist
thomas haas
thomas haas
Class of 1968
Army, 2 Years

killed in vietnam
Timothy Bell
Timothy Bell
Class of 1985
Air Force, 10 Years

Last 3 yrs in the Air Force Security Police I was on Presidential security for President Bill Clinton
Warren French
Warren French
Class of 1976
Air Force, 20+ Years

Joined the Air Force after Graduation in 1976. I was a flight engineer on C-130 Aircraft. I participated in Granada, Panama Invasion, Desert Storm and Desert Shield, and Somalia. My medals are, 2 Meritorious Service Medals, 3 AF Commendation Medals, 7 achievement Medals, Kawaiti Defense Ribbon, 5 Marksmanship Ribbons, Humanitarian Service Medal, and 7 Outstanding Unit Awards. I was a distingquished graduate from Military Leadership School in Charleston South Carolina. I was stationed at Pope AFB NC, Mildenhall AB England,Torijjon AB Spain, Aviano AB Italy, Rhein Main AB Germany, and Howard AFB Panama. I retired from The Air Force in 1996.

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Thomas Jefferson High School Classmates

Richard Dean Graves
Class of '75

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School News

2008 PIAA STATE CHAMPS

Once again, congrats to the 2008 TJ Jaguar Football Team for repeating as the AAA State Champions. With a 15-1 record,...
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Our Thomas Jefferson 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 Thomas Jefferson High School Military to know that they are loved and appreciated. All of us in Jefferson Hills are proud of our military alumni and want to thank them for risking their lives to protect our country!