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The following members of our class bravely serviced our country.   We honor these individuals as our class heroes.  When you see one our class heroes or anyone serving in the military, please remember to say Thank You.

 

 

Howard E. Campbell, Jr.

Howard was the force behind creating and organizing the Memorial for Veterans located at the High School.
 

Scott C. Carey

U. S. Marine Corps

Scott was a proud Marine Corps veteran of the Vietnam War receiving an Honorable Discharge as Sergeant after completing two tours of duty in Vietnam and one year in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. 

Scott died  May 10, 2005.

 

Robert Edward Cleaver

Robert served in the U.S. Navy from Dec. 1968 - Nov. 1972, as an Aviation Electrician.  He served off the coast of Vietnam during 1972.

 

Richard R. Fetterman

Richard enlisted in the U.S. Air Force in January 1973.  After basic training and tech school, he was a Computer System Repairman at Ft. Fisher Air Station in North Carolina.  He was commissioned as an officer in Dec. 1974.  In the field of Communications, he did tours of duty at Hasting RBS, Nebraska, Barksdale AFB, LA, Kadena AB, Okinawa, Japan, and Griffiss AFB, NY.  Upon separation from the active Air Force in Oct. 1, 1986, he became a member of the Massachusetts Air National Guard in Worcester, MA.  In March 1991, he transferred to the PA Air National Guard at Ft. Indiantown Gap.  He was the military Commander of the 211 Engineering Installation Squadron from 1997 to 2003.  While in the Air Guard, he was the Detachment Commander, Federal Civil Service, managing the full time technician force of a number of Communication Units.  He was activated onto Active Duty for 10 months in 2003 for a tour as Engineering Installation Advisor to the Chief of Command, Control, Communications, Computer Information (C4I) for USCENTCOM, Shaw Air Force Base, SC.  In 2004, he was again activated for 4 months and served in the same capacity at Al Udeid AB, Qatar.  His duties required trips to bases in Iraq and Afghanistan.  Richard retired from the military in December 2004 at the rank of Lieutenant Colonel.
 

Dale R. Forsythe

U. S. Army

Dale gave the ultimate sacrifice in serving our country.

Thank you.

 

Died in military service January 19, 1970 while servicing in Binh Dinh Province, South Vietnam.  According to the Virtual Wall (see virtualwall.org), it was due to hostile gun or small arms fire.  Dale was only in Vietnam a little over a month when he gave the ultimate sacrifice.

According to the Virtual Wall, Dale was with the 2nd Platoon, C Company, 2nd BN, 35th Infantry, 4th Inf Div, USARV.

 

Randy Freas

U.S. Army Randy served with the 4/31st., 196th. Light Infantry Brigade, 23rd Infiantry as a Combat Infantry Rifleman in Vietnam from 1970 to 1972.  He was awarded the CIB, Bronze Star, and Army Commendation medals.

 

John Louis Furek

U. S. Navy

John served in the US Navy for 6 years on submarine duty starting right after graduation.

 

Robert E. Golla

Marine Corp 1969 - 71

Died Oct., 29, 2005

 

 

David F. Hellenthal 

 

 

David served in the Air Force from 1975 - 1978 in the security police and was stationed in Hawaii for 3 years.  He was a honor graduate from the Security Police Academy and was in the honor guard.
 

Corey F. Kreischer

Corey served in Viet Nam with the U. S. Army.  He was awarded the Bronze Star Medal for life saving action during the conflict.  Corey was honorably discharged with the rank of sergeant.
 

Conrad A Markle

Conrad served in the United States Navy as an airplane mechanic from 1969 to 1973 with an honorable discharge.
 

Phillip May

Phillip served with the U. S. Army as an air traffic controller in Vietnam.

Phillip died Aug. 20, 2007.

 

Duayne A. Powell

Corps unknown

Died February 28, 1991

A veteran of the Vietnam War, he had been a disabled veteran.

 

Terry Probst

U. S. Army 1969 - 1970

Terry received an Honorable Discharge as a Sergeant.

 

 

Robert A Pursel

U. S. Army  - Viet Nam Vet
 

David Slusser

David was a Sergeant in the U.S. Army serving from 1967 until his retirement in 1980. During his career he was in the Vietnam War.
 

Lawrence (Jimmie) Stradnick

 

U.S. Navy - 1969 - 1973
 

Irvin R. Thompson

US Army serving in German and Viet Nam
 

Ronald Torsella

Ron served with the U.S. Air Force from 1969 to 1973 in Security Police.  He volunteered to go to Viet Nam and was there in 1970 assigned to the 35 th. Security Police Squadron at Phan Rang Air Base.  He was assigned to Heavy Weapons as  an 81 MM mortar gunner.  His mortar pit was called  Copperhead.  Phan Rang was the only base in Viet Nam that was defended entirely by Security Police.  While in Viet Nam, Ron received the Air Force Commendation Medal.  He then volunteered to go to Korea where he was assigned to Suwon Air Base with the 6170th. Combat Support Squadron assigned to Base Security.  He was honorably discharged as Sergeant from the U.S. Air Force.  He then enlisted in the Pennsylvania National Guard in Berwick, company "C".  He served until 1976 and was honorably discharged with the rank of Sergeant.
   

 


 

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