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

Adeline Belardo
Adeline Belardo
Class of 1976
Air Force, 20+ Years

Air Cargo/Passenger Service Specialist
Anthony "Tony" W Melchiondo
Anthony "Tony" W Melchiondo
Class of 1940
Army, 5 Years

After briefly serving in the New Jersey National Guard, Tony was transferred into the 119th Medical Regiment in Trenton, NJ. He entered into active service for World War II in 1942, included among those in the first invasion of North Africa. He served aboard a U.S. Army Transport ship, making numerous TransAtlantic crossings, serving in the European, African and Middle Eastern Theaters of Operation. He was honorably discharged in August 1945.
Anthony "Tony" W Melchiondo
Anthony "Tony" W Melchiondo
Class of 1940
Army, 5 Years

After briefly serving in the New Jersey National Guard, Tony was transferred into the 119th Medical Regiment in Trenton, NJ. He entered into active service for World War II in 1942, included among those in the first invasion of North Africa. He served aboard a U.S. Army Transport ship, making numerous TransAtlantic crossings, serving in the European, African and Middle Eastern Theaters of Operation. He was honorably discharged in August 1945.
Bob Snyder
Bob Snyder
Class of 1960
Air Force, 8 Years

Served September 1, 1960 to August 31, 1968. Five and a half years in Asia.
Dr. Eugene White
Dr. Eugene White
Class of 1962
Army, 2 Years

U.S. Army Band, Fort Dix, N.J.; Seoul, Korea
Frank Van Camp
Frank Van Camp
Class of 1966
Army, 2 Years

U.S . Army Headquarters South Vietnam 1968-1969
Gail Rush-Stanley
Gail Rush-Stanley
Class of 1976
Army Reserves, 20+ Years

Retired Army Major
James A. Platt
James A. Platt
Class of 1972
Air Force, 20 Years

Retired from active duty after 20 years, 12 days. Positions: Jet Engine Mechanic, Flight Engineer on C-141 A/B, C-130 E/H, C-5 A/B aircraft with over 10,000 flight hours, Flight Engineer Ground School Instructor. Assignments: Hickam AFB, HI, McGuire AFB, NJ, Yokota AB, Japan, Little Rock AFB, AR, Altus AFB, OK, Dover AFB, DE
John T. Coates
John T. Coates
Class of 1965
Army, 20+ Years

Mechanic, then changed to combat arms- armor
Karen Beatty
Karen Beatty
Class of 1973
Army, 7 Years

Logistics and also served 3 years at The Pentagon in Washington DC.
kevin stansbury
kevin stansbury
Class of 1986
Navy, 10 Years

Sonar operator
lawrence wilson
lawrence wilson
Class of 1968
Navy, 6 Years

Served three years on USS Harlan R. Dickson
DD-708. Radarman 3rd class. Then reserve for 3 years.
Martin Daner
Martin Daner
Class of 1960
Navy, 2 Years

Camberra July 1963 to August 1965.
Michael Cherry
Michael Cherry
Class of 1979
Army, 20+ Years

Served in Desert Storm, Retired as a Sergeant First Class.
MICHAEL RICHARDSON
MICHAEL RICHARDSON
Class of 1981
Navy, 20+ Years

Jet Mechanic, went to OCS and became a Pilot and Flown in Desert Storm 2 tours lived in japan 12 yrs
Miguel Hernandez
Miguel Hernandez
Class of 1968
Army, 7 Years

U.S Army corps of engineers
U.S.Army signal corps
ramon martinez
ramon martinez
Class of 1984
Army, 6 Years

u.s. army infantry/scout
Randy Nazzare
Randy Nazzare
Class of 1974
Army, 8 Years

Was a short-range missile crewmen. Than taught Stinger missiles to marines. stationed in Germany, Greece, Colorado, Korea,Texas. Got my love of travel from the military. Love to do it again.
Ray Bertles
Ray Bertles
Class of 1948
Air Force, 4 Years

Airborne Radar Mechanic
Ray Brachelli
Ray Brachelli
Class of 1960
Air Force, 4 Years

Making maps & charts. 1370th Mapping and Charting Squadron.

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Trenton Central High School Classmates

Antoine Wilkerson
Class of '97

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