Wilmington Area High School Alumni

New Wilmington, 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

Amy J. Snyder
Amy J. Snyder
Class of 1989
Army, 8 Years

U.S. Army
Gulf War Veteran
Motor Transportation Specialist
Andrew DeVite
Andrew DeVite
Class of 1988
Air Force, 4 Years

Air Force, Desert Sheild/Storm Veteran.
Civil Engineering
Benjamin Bobic
Benjamin Bobic
Class of 1999
Air Force, 12 Years

Electronics
Bill Taylor
Bill Taylor
Class of 1964
Army, 2 Years

Military police
Bill Taylor
Bill Taylor
Class of 1964
Army, 2 Years

SP4 USAREAU
95 Bravo Military Police Security
636 Ordinance Company EOD
Bob Braho
Bob Braho
Class of 1959
Army, 3 Years

Army security agency. Germany and Ankara, Turkey
Bruce Clingan
Bruce Clingan
Class of 1960
Army, 3 Years

I was a diesel mechanic.
CDR John J. Topolosky, USN (Ret)
CDR John J. Topolosky, USN (Ret)
Class of 1969
Navy, 20+ Years

Aerospace Engineering Duty Officer Retired as a Commander in September 2006 after 28 years and 5 months on active duty.
chad david parker
chad david parker
Class of 1990
Air Force, 7 Years

I was involved in the air force on b 52 bombers as a bomberder during the recent iraq war in my ealy 30's. decreated in many medals retired as a major
Chad Hendrickson
Chad Hendrickson
Class of 1991
Army, 10 Years

After graduating from the Uniformed Services University School of Medicine, Chad received his residency training in dermatology at Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio, TX. Chad, his wife Nicole (Black, '91), and their 4 daughters currently reside at Ft. Eustis, VA.
Daniel Bobic
Daniel Bobic
Class of 2000
Navy, 11 Years

Navy Corpman-IDC graduate
Dell Brown
Dell Brown
Class of 1950
Navy, 4 Years

Served as Corpsman with 7th Marines in 1952
Dominic M. Johnjulio
Dominic M. Johnjulio
Class of 1981
Army, 10 Years

Desert Storm/Desert Shield
Harold Shaffer
Harold Shaffer
Class of 1967
Marine Corps, 2 Years

Served in Vietnam 1967/1968; wounded on June 14, 1968. Spent 6 month in mi9litary hospitals & was retired from the Marines.
James  Patterson
James Patterson
Class of 1968
Air Force, 15 Years

10 years in Philippines 1 year Thialand
James Patterson
James Patterson
Class of 1968
Air Force, 15 Years

I was a fuels specialist, without us pilots had no wings.
James Patterson
James Patterson
Class of 1968
Air Force, 15 Years

Served 1970 - 1985 Disability Retirement
James T. Cover Jr.
James T. Cover Jr.
Class of 1979
Air Force, 11 Years

SSgt, Bowling AFB, DC Osan AB, Korea, Peterson Field AFB, Colorado. Desert Storm Vet. Deceased 10*22*07
Jared Bobic
Jared Bobic
Class of 2005
Air Force, 6 Years

Services-Fitness-Food Management
Jared Herstine
Jared Herstine
Class of 2003
National Guard, 6 Years

Field Artillery, went overseas served in Operation Iraqi Freedom 2 From Feb 2004 to Feb 2005
Jim Patterson
Jim Patterson
Class of 1968
Air Force, 15 Years

Retired in 1985, served 10 yrs at Clark AB, Philippines, 1 yr at Utapoa, Thialand, Plattsburg AFB, NY and Griffiss AFB, NY. It was fun while overseas but I was ready to retire @E-6.
Jody  Wolcott
Jody Wolcott
Class of 1980
Navy, 18 Years

I served in the navy for 17years now i am a 100% disabled veteran
Jody Wolcott
Jody Wolcott
Class of 1980
Navy, 18 Years

Enlisted warfare specialist, Naval Law Enforcement specialist.
John Bunnell
John Bunnell
Class of 1977
Marine Corps, 20+ Years

John did everything a Marine is known to do
JOHN J TOPOLOSKY
JOHN J TOPOLOSKY
Class of 1969
Navy, 20+ Years

Retired at the rank of COMMANDER after 28 and 1/2 years of service as an AEROSPACE ENGINEERING DUTY OFFICER (Aircraft Acquisition, Logistics and Maintenance Specialist). Successfully completed numerous deployed overseas tours and also a tour at the Pentagon.
John Topolosky
John Topolosky
Class of 1969
Navy, 20+ Years

Rank: Commander; Designator: Aerospace Engineering Duty Officer (Specialty: Aviation Acquisition, Logistics and Maintenance)
Josh Show
Josh Show
Class of 1999
Army, 16 Years

Transportation
Ken Hanna
Ken Hanna
Class of 1967
Navy, 20+ Years

Retired after 26 years as a Chief Petty Officer.
Kenneth Barnard
Kenneth Barnard
Class of 1989
Navy, 5 Years

Avionics Technician
Norman "Norm" Wallace
Norman "Norm" Wallace
Class of 1961
Army, 20+ Years

Retired 1988; Lieutenant Colonel, Ordnance Corps; Tours included Viet Nam; Germany (3); Burlington, IA; Dayton, OH; Texarkana, TX; Washington, DC
Paul C. Adams
Paul C. Adams
Class of 1966
Army, 20+ Years

I retired after 30 years in the military, ending as a Bn CSM in USFATC at Fort Sill, OK. I feel like I came full circle. I enjoyed being in the military, but I am now enjoying "retirement" also. We'll leave it to the younger guys now.
Ray DeVite
Ray DeVite
Class of 1986
Air Force, 20+ Years

As of Dec 2006, I will be stationed in Korea for a one year assignment without my family. December 2007, I move to Anchorage, Alaska for a few years. Come up and visit. Afer I retire, look for me on the golf course in New Bedford.
Shawn Williams
Shawn Williams
Class of 1985
Air Force, 20+ Years

Retired Air Force Flight Engineer as a Master Sergeant
Thomas J. (Tommy) Weber, Jr.
Thomas J. (Tommy) Weber, Jr.
Class of 1974
Army, 25 Years

74-77 Active Duty, Ft. Hood, TX cook. 77-99 Reserves Mess Sgt., 1989-90 USAR Recruiter - Vermont.
Tim Cover
Tim Cover
Class of 1977
Air Force, 17 Years

14 yrs active / 3 yrs reserve, SSgt, got caught in 1st George Bush's force reduction in 1992. Security Police, Base Billeting, Building Manager, Mortuary Affairs, and Base Linen Exchange. Was assigned to 91st MSS, 91st SPS, 5th BMW, and 5th FMS. Desert Storm Vet.
Tom Twigg
Tom Twigg
Class of 1985
Navy, 15 Years

Tom is a Chief Petty Officer stationed in San Diego, CA.
Valerie Lewis (Roman)
Valerie Lewis (Roman)
Class of 2001
National Guard, 7 Years

Pennsylvania Air National Guard. She is working in the Logistics Readiness Squadron in the Air Transportation Section.
William McKissick
William McKissick
Class of 1967
Air Force, 4 Years

Air Traffic Controller, 1968-72, Viet Nam 70-71,

Classmates Spotlight

Wilmington Area High School Classmates

Betty Black
Class of '84

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