Wahconah High School Alumni

Dalton, Massachusetts (MA)

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

Aaron Stransky
Aaron Stransky
Class of 2000
Air Force, 4 Years

Communications
Adam Pires
Adam Pires
Class of 2004
Navy, 1 Years

Joined the Navy after the Berkshires offered nothing positive career wise. Signed into a SEAL contract and still working towards the goal of becoming a full fledged Navy SEAL
Andrew B Cavanaugh
Andrew B Cavanaugh
Class of 1989
Marine Corps, 8 Years

Amphibious Assault Vehicle Crewchief. Humvee mounted TOW Missle Crewchief. Sniper School graduate.
Andrew B Cavanaugh
Andrew B Cavanaugh
Class of 1989
Air Force, 2 Years

Loadmaster for the C-5B cargo plane. Currently stationed in Westover ARB.
Ben Barrett
Ben Barrett
Class of 2002
Air Force, 6 Years

3E971 Emergency Management/HAZMAT Technician-currently enjoying a vacation in the middle east
Bill Harris
Bill Harris
Class of 1984
Marine Corps, 4 Years

Grunt! Need I say more? ooh rah!
bruce parker
bruce parker
Class of 1967
Marine Corps, 2 Years

Viet Nam 1969-1970
Charlie Peters
Charlie Peters
Class of 1973
Army, 20+ Years

Served 22 years in the US Army. 3 years as a Military Policeman, 19 years as an aviator, both helicopter and fixed wing.
Chris Fairfield
Chris Fairfield
Class of 2002
Navy, 3 Years

United States Navy Seabees
"We build, We fight"
Commissioned 2006
David Connelly
David Connelly
Class of 1986
Army, 20+ Years

Career Army Officer - 28 years and still serving. Currently assigned to the Pentagon, Washington DC
Douglas Boyle
Douglas Boyle
Class of 1991
Army, 6 Years

Enlisted in October 2001 as a combat Engineer, Server two tours in Iraq with the 3rd Infantry Division. Currently Serving as a Drill Sergeant in the Army Reserves since October 2006
Gary M. Vincent
Gary M. Vincent
Class of 1979
Army, 20+ Years

Entered the Army right out of high school. Served at Ft. Bragg, NC, South Korea and Germany during a 20 year career. Participated in Operations Urgent Fury (Grenada 1983) Desert Shield/Desert Storm (1990-91) and Joint Guard (Bosnia 1997). Held various positions Aviation field with Blackhawk Helicopters culminating with First Sergeant.
Gerald "Jerry" DeZess
Gerald "Jerry" DeZess
Class of 1986
Navy, 20+ Years

22 years and finely retired Navy SEABEES. Retired out as an SW1 (Steelworker first class,
E-6). Been around the world would not have done it any other way!!!!!!!
Jason Allen
Jason Allen
Class of 2000
Air Force, 6 Years

Armament, Munitions
Karlene R Buteau
Karlene R Buteau
Class of 1984
Air Force, 4 Years

Stationed at Offutt AFB in Omaha Nebraska.. Then Hickam AFB in Hawaii.
Kevin Callahan
Kevin Callahan
Class of 1978
Navy, 20+ Years

Served for 30 years in the United States Navy. Retired in 2009. Tours included Presidential Support Duty at Camp David.
Lindsey Burke
Lindsey Burke
Class of 2002
Army, 2 Years

Medical Service Officer currently in Mosul, Iraq with the 86th CSH.
Lisa Balch
Lisa Balch
Class of 1989
Air Force, 6 Years

Served in Southern California for two years as a supply liason. One year in Little Rock, Arkansas as the assistant to theChief of the Supply Squadron. And two and a half years in Albuquerque, New Mexico as an Airfield Management Specialist, working with the FAA and military pilots.
Mark Lennon
Mark Lennon
Class of 1973
Army, 20+ Years

service for 28 year in the chemical field,
Michael Zuccaro
Michael Zuccaro
Class of 1966
Army, 2 Years

Vietnam 1969-70
Mitchell Keil
Mitchell Keil
Class of 2006
Marine Corps, 1 Years

0481 Working with Helicopters
Nathan
Nathan
Class of 2016
Army, 4 Years

38B
Pat Hiett
Pat Hiett
Class of 1977
Marine Corps, 9 Years

Avionics Technician
Aircraft Maintenance Instructor
Pat Hiett
Pat Hiett
Class of 1977
Marine Corps, 9 Years

1977 Bootcamp - Parris Island
1978 Avionics A School - NAS Memphis
1978 Arrived at MCAS(H) New River North Carolina as an Avionics Technician.
1979 and 1980 - Mediterranean Cruises with HMH-362.
1981 - Back to NAS Memphis for C school
1981- 1985 Avionics Maintenance Instructor at MCAS(H) Tustin California.
1986 - Avionics Supervisor H&MS-16 Tustin CA
Honorably Discharged in October 1986.
Peter W. Thomson
Peter W. Thomson
Class of 1966
Army, 4 Years

Personell Sergeant in Germany for four years
RebeccaLitchfield
RebeccaLitchfield
Class of 1977
Navy, 16 Years

radiological control, firefighting damage control
Regina Ricard
Regina Ricard
Class of 2001
Marine Corps, 4 Years

Served 4 years as an Active Duty Marine at Marine Corps Air Station New River, Jacksonville, NC.
Robert F. Keane
Robert F. Keane
Class of 1966
Army Reserves, 20+ Years

Colonel, Retired, Last position, Deputy Chief of Staff, Forces, 77th RSC, Ft Totten, NY
Ron Poulton
Ron Poulton
Class of 1987
Air Force, 20+ Years

The Air Force has allowed me to get a geat education, travel the globe, see things most only dream of. Having just went over 20 years, I am now eligible for retirement and half my pay the rest of my life. The longer I stay, the more I get!
Ryan Emerson
Ryan Emerson
Class of 1999
Army, 7 Years

Ft. Hood, TX; 2001-Present
Operation Iraqi Freedom 2003-04 and 2006-07.
Purple Heart Recipient
Ryan Larrivee
Ryan Larrivee
Class of 2002
Navy, 5 Years

4 years active duty while attending the United States Naval Academy. Comissioned in May of 2007 as a Naval Supply Corps Officer and recently received orders overseas to the island of Diego Garcia and will remain there for 12-14 months.
Sharon Sullivan
Sharon Sullivan
Class of 1971
National Guard, 20+ Years

Retired after 31 years, 12 active duty Air Force, 19 Alaska Air National Guard. Mostly served as an aircraft maintenance officer.
Tami-Jo Biggart-Saunders
Tami-Jo Biggart-Saunders
Class of 1990
Army, 17 Years

Joined right out of high school, Most recently attended Warrant Officer School and continue to serve proudly.
Ted Litourneau
Ted Litourneau
Class of 1990
Marine Corps, 2 Years

Refrigeration mechanic
Thomas C Whitney
Thomas C Whitney
Class of 1965
Army, 21 Years

Aviation
Tom Barrett
Tom Barrett
Class of 2002
Air Force, 6 Years

Been stationned in Italy and texas. Directly supported The Global War on Terrorism, OIF/OEF.
WIlliam C. Joppru
WIlliam C. Joppru
Class of 2002
Navy, 2 Years

Currently stationed in Kings Bay, GA
William Reardon 3rd
William Reardon 3rd
Class of 1967
Navy, 20+ Years

Entered US Navy 19 May 1969- USS Niagara Falls AFS-3 USS San Diego AFS-6, Vietnam, Morocco, Puerto Rico plus several other duty stations. Now I am Retired USN, It was a pleasure to serve.

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Wahconah High School Classmates

Annette Florence
Class of '93

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WRASP

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