Redstone Township High School
Republic, Penna.
1918 - 1967

Honoring our Veterans  


 

This site would like to pay tribute to those classmates that
served in the Viet Nam war and made the ultimate sacrifice.
Let us not forget the scarifice these men and their families made.  
We salute you .... and thank you.

 

Wayne Emerick Walsh, Jr.,    Fairbank, Pa.
Russell Wayne Naugle,    Republic, Pa.

 

Did you know that Pennsylvania had 3,141 casualties in the Viet Nam War?
Fayette county alone had 49 Viet Nam casualties.
 

Graduate
Class
Branch
Years served
Brief description of duties and assignment

Coach Joseph Bosnic

US Army
 
Coached the "Black Hawks":
19__
1963

 

Joe Bosnic, War Hero

Wesley Campbell
Class of 63'

USAF

Sept. 63
Sept 67

U. S. Air Force

Sept. 63
Sept 67

From Filbert #1.
Served in the Strategic Air Command as a bombing navigation radar systems technician on B-52s Strato-Fortress.  

    Assigments:
  • Technical training at Chanute AFB, Rantoul, Il. for 52 weeks.
  • Eglin AFB, Fort Walton Beach, Fl. (this is when I was thinking of making the Air Force a career)
  • Carswell AFB, Fort Worth, Tx.
  • During my assignment at Carswell, Wes served a series of TDY assignments in South East Asia (reality sets in).

After completing several tours in the Far East, Wes finished his military career at Carswell AFB, Fort Worth, Texas where he met his wife Joyce, a Red headed native Texan.   They married in 1967 and now live in Austin, Tx.   They have three children and four grand-children.

After "seperation" (after 4 years), Wes enrolled at the University of Texas, Arlington and graduated with a BSEE degree.  Wes works in the high-tech "Integrated Chip" design industry.
Note: technically, when you enlist in the Air Force, you're committed yourself to a total of 6 years. A minor detail the recruiters fail to tell you.

Lloyd "Doc" Christopher
Class of 63'

USAF
 
Sept. 63
Sept 67

From Filbert #1.
"Doc" was a Air Force Fireman for most of his career (20+ years) and latter served in a Military Airlift Command.

"Doc" is married to a southern bell from South Carolina and living blessfully in Charleston.  Lloyd and Joanne live in majistic Charleston, Sc.

Walter Pudlowski
Class of 63'

US Army

1963
still active

U. S. Army


The Class-of-63 prankster from Cardale, I am proud to say, Walter has had a very distinguished career in the Army.   A two tour Vietnam Vet, he is now a Major General and in charge of all the Pennsylvania Army Reserves.

He now lives near Harrisburg, Pa.
http://sites.state.pa.us/PA_Exec/Military_Affairs/mgsbio.htm

Ida May Morgan-Jewell
Class of 65'

US Army

Feb. 1966
May 1968

Ida May is a veteran of the Women's Army Corps.   She was a Medical Technician stationed at Fitzsimon's Army Hospital in Denver.

Carl Robaugh
Class of 63'

US Army

1966
1967

Orginally from Allison, Carl is a Vietnam Vet, 66-67

Matt Paliza
Class of 63'

USAF

Sept. 1963
1967

Air Force

From Fairbank.
Matt and Wes Campbell enlisted together and were inducted in Fairmont, Wv.   After arriving at Lackland AFB in San Antonio, we were in the same barracks but we hardly saw each other.  He was on the bottom floor and I was on the top floor but we could have been worlds apart.
After completing basic training, we lost track of each other.
It is believed that Matt now lives near New Salem, Pa.

Jimmy Fitzmaurice
Class of 63'

USAF

1963
1967

> From Filbert #1.

After graduating from High School, Jimmy and I ran into each other half way around the world.  

 

Dwayne Clark
Class of 62'

USAF

No Dates Available

Navy

Dates
Another Filbert #2 boy.

No details available on his military service.  

 

John "Beeb" W. Lowery, Jr.
Class of 64'

USAF

July 64
July 68

U. S. Air Force

July 64
July 68

From Rowes Run (Colonial #3)

First assignment, MATS, 1611 Field Maintenance Squadron as an Air Frame Repair man at McGuire AFB, NJ.  Next to Fort Dix with the Military Air Transport Service.  I worked on the C-54, C-118, C-130, and the C-135's, all cargo.  I tranfered to the 436 Military Air Command in Dover, Delaware.

There I worked on the C-124, C-133, and the newly arrived C-141's, we were supporting air bases in Thiland.  I was discharged there with the rank of Staff Sargent.  I worked for the United States Postal Service as a city letter carrier, and retired with 28 years federal service.  Elizabeth and I just celebrated our 41st Wedding Anniversary, we own a 65 acre farm in New Jersey, always busy.

 
 

Francis "Mick" M. Lowery
Class of 64

USAF

June 64
August 67

U. S. Navy
June 64
August 67
From Rowes Run (Colonial #3)

"Mick" was a machinist in the Navy.  Some of his assigments were:    The USS Catamount LSD-17 for a year.    8 months on the first Navy Missle Ship, the USS Norton Sount AVM-1 off the coast of Viet Man.    a tour at the US Naval Station in Adak, Alaska.  He told me they had 36 inches of snow at a time there.

He was completing his last tour at San Diego, Ca. when he was killed in an accident on 18 August, 1967.

Paul Batovsky

Class of 36
USAF

1936
????

Army

1936
????

From Grindstone

Born December 1, 1917, in Grindstone, Fayette County, Pennsylvania, Paul was the son of John Batovsky and Susan (Valentik) Batovsky.

After graduating from the former Redstone Township High School, Class of 1936, Paul served (in the Army) as a Sergeant in the Academic Regiment at Fort Benning, Georgia, during World War II, as well as various other assignments overseas.

Paul married Dorothy Ellen Zubak, in 1941.

After military service, Paul worked as a Technical Illustrator in the Defense industry for 25 years, while he and Dorothy resided in Silver Spring, Maryland, for over 40 years.

 
 

 

If you or a freind were in the service and you would like to add something to this page, just drop me a line.  

 

 

 

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