Wayne Hills High School Alumni

Wayne, New Jersey (NJ)

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

Alexis Platte (Pocsi)
Alexis Platte (Pocsi)
Class of 1997
Navy, 9 Years

Joined the Navy in May 1999 and went to Basic training and school. Then, I left January 2000 to Naples, Italy. I have been stationed In Norfolk, Virginia since January 2002 to current.
Alexis Platte (Pocsi)
Alexis Platte (Pocsi)
Class of 1997
Navy, 15 Years

I did 14 years active duty in the NAVY as radioman renamed later to information systems technician who I am now. I am proud to be a single mother to two wonderful boys and I am so proud to be serving as a navy reservist now.
Anthony J. Ioffredo, Jr.
Anthony J. Ioffredo, Jr.
Class of 1969
Navy, 4 Years

Navy from 69-73 aboard the USS Wiltsie during the Vietnam war. He returned home in 73, married in 77, has 2 boys, lived in Lake Hopatcong NJ. He passed away in 1987. He died at work, falling 40 ft. from a ladder checking steam traps.
Augie Pairo
Augie Pairo
Class of 1968
Navy, 20+ Years

enlisted in the navy after graduation spent 4 years in navy been all arround the world.
joined N.J. National Guards retired after 22 years
as a Chief Warrant Officer
Augie Pairo
Augie Pairo
Class of 1968
Navy, 4 Years

4 years navy and 22 years national guards
retired Chief Warrant officer
Bill Newkirk (Bowne)
Bill Newkirk (Bowne)
Class of 1972
Air Force, 20+ Years

Enlisted 1974, served as Weather Observer at Griffiss AFB, Rome, NY, 75-78. Commissioned 1980, became Weather Officer at Barksdale AFB, LA, Elmendorf AFB, AK, McGuire AFB, NJ, Ramstein AB, GE, and Offutt AFB, NE. Retired as Captain in 1994, to near McGuire.
Brian Sackett
Brian Sackett
Class of 1974
Air Force, 20+ Years

Career Officer and Pilot
Brian W. Sackett
Brian W. Sackett
Class of 1974
Air Force, 21 Years

Served from August 1979 - September 2001. Retired as a Lieutenant Colonel. Served as Pilot of UH-1F/P Helicopters; T-37, T-38, C-141B, C-21A jets. Exchange Tour with Royal Air Force. Squadron Commander of 457th Airlift Squadron, Andrews AFB, Deputy Commander/Commander 375th Operations Group, Scott AFB.
chris sanderson
chris sanderson
Class of 1986
Army Reserves, 9 Years

desert storm 90
bosnia/ herz 97
MP
Daniel Barker
Daniel Barker
Class of 1995
Navy, 4 Years

Served 6 months in Desert Strike in Iraq .
Guy Swan
Guy Swan
Class of 1972
Army, 20+ Years

Served 35 years of active duty. Retired in February 2012 at the rank of Lieutenant General.
James Ashton
James Ashton
Class of 1990
Navy, 20+ Years

I served as a gas turbine systems technician for 21 years. I deployed seven times in the Persian gulf, Somalia, and South China Sea. I saw many places and lived in Japan and Hawaii.
Jonathan Popovich
Jonathan Popovich
Class of 1995
Army, 4 Years

Served as a Field Artillery Officer with the 82nd Airborne Division from 1999-2003; Deployed to Iraq in 2003 for the invasion phase of Operation Iraqi Freedom; Graduate of both the Army Airborne and Ranger Schools; Awards and decorations include the Bronze Star Medal, Army Commendation Medal, two awards of the Army Achievement Medal, Iraq Campaign Medal, Expeditionary Medal, Presidential Unit Citation, Parachutists Badge, Ranger Tab, and the Combat Action Badge.
Kathleen Sunday (Welch)
Kathleen Sunday (Welch)
Class of 1973
Navy, 7 Years

Naval Air Crew Photographer, Stationed in Hawaii and San Diego CA
Michael J. Ayres
Michael J. Ayres
Class of 1974
Air Force, 10 Years

enlisted for 7 years
commissioned for 3 years
Michael J. Ayres
Michael J. Ayres
Class of 1974
Air Force, 10 Years

USAF enlisted: 1975 thru 1981
USAF commissioned: 1990 thru 1993
Grand Forks AFB, ND; McGuire AFB, NJ; Homestead AFB, FL; MacDill AFB, FL
nicole ajaeb
nicole ajaeb
Class of 2002
Navy, 5 Years

Active duty enlisted sailor stationed in Norfolk, VA.
Nicole Ajaeb
Nicole Ajaeb
Class of 2002
Navy, 6 Years

GSM3
Sean Cornetto
Sean Cornetto
Class of 1990
Army, 3 Years

I was stationed the entire 3 yrs at Ft. Polk, La. I was a 13B - Field Artillery.
Todd Maticker
Todd Maticker
Class of 1974
Army, 10 Years

1st Bn 75th Inf (Ranger), 25th Inf Div, Honolulu, Hawaii, Ranger Instructor Ft Benning Ga, Air Assault Instructor

Classmates Spotlight

Wayne Hills High School Classmates

Christine Brunton
Class of '70

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School News

SDA ANNIVERSARY 1969-2009

Calling all GAA, SAA, and SDA Alumni
Saturday, February 28, 2009
Wayne Hills High School
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Our Wayne Hills 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 Wayne Hills High School Military to know that they are loved and appreciated. All of us in Wayne are proud of our military alumni and want to thank them for risking their lives to protect our country!