Williamsville East High School Alumni

East Amherst, New York (NY)

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

Adrienne Roseti
Adrienne Roseti
Class of 2000
Navy, 2 Years

Forward Deployed on USS GARY (FFG-51) in Yokosuka, JA.
Chris Tehoke
Chris Tehoke
Class of 1993
Army, 14 Years

Combat Enginner US Army
CJ Buscaglia
CJ Buscaglia
Class of 2000
Army, 5 Years

Infantry Officer, 5 years in 2-22 Infantry Battalion, 10th Mountain Division, out of Fort Drum. Served 2 deployments in Iraq. Platoon Leader, Company XO, Military Transisition Team S4, Company Intel Officer.
Derek Henshaw
Derek Henshaw
Class of 1979
Army, 20+ Years

Army National Guard 7 years- cleared South Buffalo in 1985 snow emergency as street commander.
Army Reserve since 1988- Civil Affairs Officer in Tonawanda, Commanded engineer training unit in Webster, instructor for CAS3, ILE, CAX, AOWC.
Deployed to Iraq 2004-2005 as CA Officer missions in Kirkuk, Tikrit, Balad.
Officer in Charge of CAX course at Ft Dix.
Frances J. Dixon
Frances J. Dixon
Class of 2002
Air Force, 1 Years

Currently attending flight school in Pensacola, FL after graduating from Tufts University in 2006.
Frances Jo Dixon
Frances Jo Dixon
Class of 2002
Air Force, 3 Years

Currently located at Creech AFB near Las Vegas
Frank Fragale
Frank Fragale
Class of 1978
Army, 20+ Years

US ARMY Airborne Ranger, LTC, Infantry
Frank Fragale
Frank Fragale
Class of 1978
Army, 20+ Years

US ARMY Airborne Ranger, LTC, Infantry
George Scott
George Scott
Class of 1991
Marine Corps, 4 Years

My first station was London, England I served 18 months with a Security Attachment. Then it was off to the Fleet Marine Force 2nd Battalion 8th Marines. I was attached to an infantry platoon 2/8 Gulf Company. I spent the rest of my enlistment in the infantry traveling the world. Best time
John Wendelin
John Wendelin
Class of 1982
Air Force, 20+ Years

I have worked in Aircrew Survival Equipment and Aircrew Life Support my entire career in the US Navy, Navy Reserve, NY Air National Guard & Air Force Reserve. I have 26 years total military time now. I am an Air Force civilian/reservist at Niagara Falls and live in Williamsville.
John Wendelin
John Wendelin
Class of 1982
Air Force, 20+ Years

Aircrew Survival Equipment - Aircrew Life Support over 26 years - F-14, F-4, F-16, KC-135, P-3/EP-3, C-130 - Navy, Naval Reserve, NY Air Guard, Air Force Reserve - Now full time @ Niagara Falls living in Williamsville.
Kevin Paris
Kevin Paris
Class of 1988
Army, 4 Years

I served in the US Army for 4 years as a Recon Sniper in an Infantry Scout Squad. We specialized in Jungle Warfare, and I trained in Panama, Costa Rica, Honduras, and all over the US. It was the best thing I ever did.
Michael Schifferli
Michael Schifferli
Class of 2005
Army, 3 Years

West Point Cadet soon to be officer
Richard A Demme
Richard A Demme
Class of 1979
Air Force, 15 Years

Went through medical school on Air Force Scholarship. Internal Medicine Residency at Wilford Hall USAF Medical Center. Nephrology fellowship at Harvard sponsored by Air Force.
Served as Air Force Nephrologist.
Was Chief Military Advisor in Nephrology to Air Force Surgeon General in 1998-1999.
Left Air Force as Lt Colonel selectee.
scott lackey
scott lackey
Class of 1979
Navy, 8 Years

Air Traffic Controller
Shawn Enser
Shawn Enser
Class of 1980
Air Force, 9 Years

1981-1987
2005-? Reserve
Soo Klocke (straub)
Soo Klocke (straub)
Class of 1979
Air Force, 5 Years

avionics/sensor systems
Thomas Sampson
Thomas Sampson
Class of 1995
Navy, 8 Years

Navy Helicopter Pilot. Served in the Western Pacific and the Persian Gulf. Now on staff in Washington DC
Thomas Sampson
Thomas Sampson
Class of 1995
Navy, 9 Years

First served as a Warfare Systems Operator on P-3 Orions, attached to VP-1 station in Whidbey Island, WA. Then selected for OCS, became a helicopter pilot and deployed to Iraq, the Persian Gulf, and Somalia. Currenty at the Pentagon.
Tim Maurer
Tim Maurer
Class of 1982
Air Force, 20+ Years

Retired after 30 years

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Wayne Sutcliffe
Class of '89

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