Westfield High School Alumni

Westfield, 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

Amanda McCain (Collar)
Amanda McCain (Collar)
Class of 2000
Army, 10 Years

Army National Guard.......2 Deployments
Andrew Fitzsimmons
Andrew Fitzsimmons
Class of 1981
Air Force, 20+ Years

I served 21 years in the Air Force.
Angelo Avanzato
Angelo Avanzato
Class of 2001
Army, 6 Years

-IRAQ FEB-AUG 2003-
-AFGHANISTAN MAR2006-MAY 2007
-RECRUITER IN R.I. APRIL 08-PRESENT
Ariel Reyes
Ariel Reyes
Class of 1990
National Guard, 16 Years

Enlisted in the Air National Guard 9/10/91 as military police for 15yrs, w/ 2 tours over seas now in Services and 4 yrs left to retirement.
Bob Jones
Bob Jones
Class of 1967
Navy, 4 Years

Amphibious
Mobile Riverine Force Mekong Delta - RVN
Carlos L. Nunez
Carlos L. Nunez
Class of 1990
Air Force, 16 Years

8+ yrs Active Duty: Military Police
8 yrs Air National Guard: Supply and Services
4 more until retirement.
Catherine (Fedor) Williamson
Catherine (Fedor) Williamson
Class of 1966
National Guard, 20+ Years

Full time at the 104th Air National Guard in Westfield , MA. Retired in 1997 as a Budget Analyst. (20 years)
Chris Williams
Chris Williams
Class of 1997
Air Force, 13 Years

Military pilot
Chris Williams
Chris Williams
Class of 1997
Air Force, 12 Years

I was an A-10 weapons loader for 9 years, now I'm a B-1 Bomber pilot.
Christopher Liptak
Christopher Liptak
Class of 1981
Navy, 20+ Years

Naval Intelligence Officer. Currently at US Embassy in Ottawa, Canada.
Chuck Gardner
Chuck Gardner
Class of 2001
Army, 5 Years

Nuclear, Biological and Chemical Operations Specialist
Cyndy Greene
Cyndy Greene
Class of 1988
Navy, 5 Years

I served for 5 years at Bethesda Naval Hospital in Bethesda, MD aas a Navy Nurse. (1993-1998)
Dalea Bitzas
Dalea Bitzas
Class of 1979
Army, 20+ Years

Master Sergeant. (E-8).
I train troops who are going on deployment.
Daniel A. Bannish
Daniel A. Bannish
Class of 2004
Navy, 1 Years

Aviation Machinist Mate Third Class
David A. Kusnick
David A. Kusnick
Class of 1991
Navy, 15 Years

Been in for 15 and a half. I have been an Avionics Tech and will be getting set for my last tour. I can't believe how quickly the years have flown by, I would do it all over again!
David M. Hentnick
David M. Hentnick
Class of 1987
Coast Guard, 19 Years

Small boat stations, 2 cutters, 9 years out of Miami busting smugglers and getting in some great fishing! 1 Tour as a boot pusher and 1 as a homeland security expert. Now I am in charge of recruiting out of Philly. Trying for 30 yrs.
Douglas OBrien
Douglas OBrien
Class of 1966
Army, 3 Years

Military Police assigned to the 504th Military Police Battalion in Quang Tri, Vietnam from 1968-1969.
Eileen Woodbury
Eileen Woodbury
Class of 2003
Air Force, 1 Years

Joined Air Force Active Duty on February 21,2007. Is now based at Andrews AFB,MD.
Emerson Gorham
Emerson Gorham
Class of 1965
Army, 7 Years

Military Police Corps; 534th MPCo., Canal Zone, Panama
259th MP Co., White Sands Missile Range, NM.
173rd Abn. Inf. Bde.,
LZ English, RVN.
Military Advisory Team 11, MACV. RVN.
Propaganda Print Instructor, JFK Institute for Military Assistance, Ft. Brag, NC..
george zedlitz
george zedlitz
Class of 1961
Air Force, 4 Years

Served four years from 1964 to 1968
herb terry
herb terry
Class of 1951
Air Force, 10 Years

aircraft maint. France,Germany,Italy Greece, England, and Libya in N. Africa
J.R. Estrada
J.R. Estrada
Class of 1990
Army, 8 Years

I was an Airborne Ranger and worked with Speical Ops. LRS - Long Range Surveillance....
J.R. Estrada
J.R. Estrada
Class of 1990
Army, 8 Years

Did 8 yrs had a blast but with the way things were looking it was time to go. Jumped from perfectly good planes and was a Ranger worked with Special Ops and hit the HOT spots worldwide but made it ba
Jim Melanson
Jim Melanson
Class of 1980
Army, 20+ Years

US Army
28 years service
Combat deplyments: Panama 1989-1990 and Iraq 2005-2006
John Gardner
John Gardner
Class of 1973
Air Force, 20+ Years

Served as a weapons & survival instructor for almost 20 years. Participated in Operation Just Cause (Panama), the Jonestown evacuation, Operation desert Storm/Shield & Operation Enduring Freedom (as a civilian). Worked many years with Army Special Forces and Air Force SpecOps personnel. Completed my career in the Security Forces field as a nuclear surety inspector.
Jose M. Adams
Jose M. Adams
Class of 2000
Coast Guard, 6 Years

Conducting Homeland Security and Search and Rescue Mission in the Cape Cod Area.
Josephine Harrison Vandewal
Josephine Harrison Vandewal
Class of 1953
Air Force, 3 Years

AC&W for 4 months. Transferred to Dental Clinic as a Dental Hygienist remaining 2 years
Kate NgDung (McCoy)
Kate NgDung (McCoy)
Class of 1995
Navy, 4 Years

I was stationed at NAS Cecilfield, FL.
I worked on the F/A-18 hornets.
While I was in I was on the JFK, and IKE. Our squadron trained the pilots to become carrier qualified in the hornets. I was a Airman.
Kenneth Robin McDermott
Kenneth Robin McDermott
Class of 1959
Navy, 20+ Years

Mustang officer, submarine communications. 1959-1979 (11 years enlisted 9 years officer). Retired as Lieutenant
Kevin Reynolds
Kevin Reynolds
Class of 1977
Coast Guard, 20+ Years

Retired as a Health Services Technician Chief Petty Officer.
Kimberly Hewins
Kimberly Hewins
Class of 1991
Army, 2 Years

Military Intelligence: Weapons System Analyst
Was injured and was Honorably Discharged
Would do it all over again even if I had the same result
Kristie Walker
Kristie Walker
Class of 1990
Army, 5 Years

US Army Military Police/Explosive Detection Dog Handler. Honorable Discharge, continued work with the US Army on Civilian Side.
Marcus Moore
Marcus Moore
Class of 1990
Air Force, 18 Years

Aerospace Propulsion Specialist (aircraft engine mechanic) for 18 yrs. Been and seen alot of places and still going.
mark  morissette
mark morissette
Class of 1976
Marine Corps, 11 Years

aircraft mech vma 331 a4 skyhawks. av8a/b harrier jump jet.c130 cargo trasport .served on the dmz in south korea.japan.wake island.okinawa
mark morissette
mark morissette
Class of 1975
Marine Corps, 11 Years

2nd marine aircraft wing mcas cherry point
mark morissette
mark morissette
Class of 1976
Marine Corps, 11 Years

vma 331 light attack squadren
Mark Van Heynigen
Mark Van Heynigen
Class of 1976
Air Force, 20+ Years

Personnel officer
Mark Van Heynigen
Mark Van Heynigen
Class of 1976
Air Force, 20+ Years

Personnel officer
Michael Rowbotham
Michael Rowbotham
Class of 1978
Army, 20+ Years

Lieutenant Colonel, US Army Retired
patrick pothier
patrick pothier
Class of 1988
Air Force, 6 Years

also served 3 years in the connecticut nat'l guard

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