William Allen High School Alumni

Allentown, Pennsylvania (PA)

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

Harold Laros
Harold Laros
Class of 1954
Air Force, 8 Years

Highest rank held was S/Sgt, 4 years active duty and 4 years active reserve. Most time servced overseas in North Africa.
HENRY FENNER
HENRY FENNER
Class of 1969
Air Force, 20+ Years

RETIRED SMSGT , FORWARD AIR CONTROLLER
1969 - 1990
HENRY FENNER
HENRY FENNER
Class of 1969
Air Force, 20+ Years

FORWARD AIR CONTROLLER ASSIGNED TO ARMY
Henry Fenner
Henry Fenner
Class of 1969
Air Force, 20+ Years

foward aircontroller (TACP) (ROMAD), SMSGT. Retired ( E-8 )
Jan Backenstoe
Jan Backenstoe
Class of 1968
Air Force, 20+ Years

served as a registered nurse in germany, japan and stateside. also served in the air force reserve as a flight nurse
Jason Millington
Jason Millington
Class of 1988
Army, 6 Years

Computer/Communications
2 years in Korea
1 1/2 in Germany
Ft. Polk, La.
Ft Gordon, GA.
Pentagon
Ft. Jackson, Sc.
Jason Millington
Jason Millington
Class of 1988
Army, 6 Years

I served in Korea for 2.5 years, Germany 1.5 years, and two years in the states. Worked in the Pentagon, MD, GA, SC, LA. I was a computer specialist.
JEFFREY A. MOSER
JEFFREY A. MOSER
Class of 1972
Navy, 20+ Years

Served 25 years as both an enlisted man and an officer. Retired in 1997 as a Lieutenant Commander. Naval Occupation Billet Category was Special Operations Officer with a sub speciality as Saturation Diving and Salvage Officer.
Jeffrey Bleiler
Jeffrey Bleiler
Class of 1966
Navy, 20+ Years

Lithographer
Administrative assistant
Recuiter
# M Coordinator
John Halliday
John Halliday
Class of 1972
Navy, 20+ Years

DCC(SW/AW) Retired Nov 1999
John Tedor
John Tedor
Class of 1964
Air Force, 20+ Years

USAFA 1964-68; grad school Purdue Univ 1969 - MS Aero & Astro; 1969-1973 Sunnyvale AFS, CA - Satellite Control; grad school U of PA 1973-77, Veterinary Medicine; 1977-80 RAF Alconbury, UK - Base Vet; 1980-1993 Brooks AFB, TX - Research Physiologist, Biomedical Research Manager; Retired as O-6, June 1993
Joseph R. Holler
Joseph R. Holler
Class of 1964
Air Force, 4 Years

He was an Air Freight Specialist and served on Okinawa, Japan and in San Antonio, Texas. The pic is at Tachikawa AB, Japan, in 1969. I was the freight co-ordinator.
joy mckenzie
joy mckenzie
Class of 1984
Navy, 14 Years

Hospital corpsman
now called medic
Karl Tewold
Karl Tewold
Class of 1970
Marine Corps, 5 Years

1973-1978
Captain, 2d Marine Division at Camp LeJeune, NC
Ken Pletz
Ken Pletz
Class of 1967
Navy, 4 Years

Radioman - NCS Greece, USS Waldo County, COMPHIBRON 2 Staff
Linda Gagney
Linda Gagney
Class of 1977
Army, 3 Years

Unit Supply Specialist, Fort Bragg, NC
Philip Meadow
Philip Meadow
Class of 1971
Air Force, 20+ Years

flight surgeon served both active duty ,reserves Participated OEF 2000,OIF 2003 Now at Charleston,A.F.B.
Philip Sherman
Philip Sherman
Class of 1967
National Guard, 6 Years

Communication Specialist
Richard Boyer
Richard Boyer
Class of 1968
Air Force, 20+ Years

Retired after 24 years. Vietnam Veteran 1971, three overseas tours, Vietnam, Germany, and Korea.
Rickey Frantz
Rickey Frantz
Class of 1988
Air Force, 20+ Years

Still serving and proud of it. I am a frequent flyer to the Middle East and don't plan on that stopping anytime soon.

Classmates Spotlight

William Allen High School Classmates

Bob Sofranko
Class of '69

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School News

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