Weehawken High School Alumni

Weehawken, 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

COL John C. Valledor
COL John C. Valledor
Class of 1980
Army, 20+ Years

Served in Operation Desert Shield/Desert Storm
Led US Army Infantry battalion in Iraq from 2006-2007.
Graduated from Norwich University in 1984.
Currently attending US Army War College Fellowship in the School of Advanced Military Studies, Fort Leavenworth, KS.
COL John C. Valledor
COL John C. Valledor
Class of 1980
Army, 20+ Years

US Marine, 1980-1985
US Army, 1985-Present
Airborne, Air Assault, Ranger qualified
Service in Desert Shield/Storm, Operation Iraqi Freedom.
Infantry Battalion Commander in Iraq 2006-2007
Dennis Cosgrove
Dennis Cosgrove
Class of 1958
Marine Corps, 3 Years

1958-61 Corporal E-4 Parris Ild., Okinawa, Phillipines, Alution Islds., Cmp Lejuene
Edward  Ratazzi
Edward Ratazzi
Class of 1959
Army, 2 Years

Two years active duty with Army Intelligence. 63-65 Ft. Benning GA, Ft Holibird MD and Ft Hucachua AZ.
ROTC Graduate 1963
Gary Sauer
Gary Sauer
Class of 1974
Army, 20+ Years

Career Officer in Airborne / Ranger units
Gus N. Mimikos
Gus N. Mimikos
Class of 1969
Air Force, 2 Years

Prime Beef/ Redhorse Squadron
USAF Civil Engineer Squadron
Pavement Maintenance Specialist/ Heavy Equipment Operator Snow Removal
Herbert Gordon Tonnessen
Herbert Gordon Tonnessen
Class of 1944
Navy, 20+ Years

Killed on active duty June 7th, 1970.
James Chieco
James Chieco
Class of 1967
Army, 3 Years

Paratrooper with 82nd Airborne Division Ft Bragg
173d Airborne Brigade 69-70 Vietnam
Juan C. Cruz
Juan C. Cruz
Class of 1979
Air Force, 2 Years

U.S.Air FORCE
MEDICAL SERVICE SPECIALIST
Louis A. Mazurczyk
Louis A. Mazurczyk
Class of 1959
Marine Corps, 4 Years

6/25/59 left for boot camp at Parris Island SC. Stationed and traveled during enlistment Gitmo Bay Cuba, Vieques Island Puerto Rico, Italy, France, Spain, Africa, Greece, and Malta. In between I was stationed at Camp Lejeune N.C. Discharged in May, 1963.
Louis Mazurczyk
Louis Mazurczyk
Class of 1959
Marine Corps, 4 Years

June 59-May 63 Corp. E-4, Engineer Maint.. Co. 2nd FSR Camp Lejeune NC., traveled to Cuba, Puerto Rico, Italia, France, Spain, Greece, Africa, Malta
Raymond Koonce
Raymond Koonce
Class of 1972
Army, 4 Years

Served at Fort Ord California and Wiesbaden West Germany as a Light Weapons Infantryman.
Robert Anderson
Robert Anderson
Class of 1959
Air Force, 20+ Years

Entered service with the USAF 8 days after graduation in June 1959. Retired in 1982 as a Senior Master Sergeant. Duties included working on the program plan for the activation of the 90th Strategic Missile Wing in 1964 and the activation of the 1st Tactical Fighter Wing (F-15's) in 1974. Final assignment was with the Pacific Air Force Headquarters as an Analyst 1977 - 1982.
S.DENNIS COSGROVE
S.DENNIS COSGROVE
Class of 1957
Marine Corps, 3 Years

CORPORAL E-4 3rdMARINE DIV.

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Class of '84

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School News

Historical fiction book by 1970 graduate

Elizabeth (Palombella) Vallone 1970 class of WHS had her second work of historical fiction release. Set in the 12th cen...
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Our Weehawken 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 Weehawken High School Military to know that they are loved and appreciated. All of us in Weehawken are proud of our military alumni and want to thank them for risking their lives to protect our country!