Wall of Honor

Welcome to the Bridgewater Township Wall of Honor

In recognition of the brave men and women serving our nation, both overseas and on the home front, Bridgewater Township is proud to establish this wall of honor. If you or a loved one is currently serving in the United States Armed Forces, please contact us.


Air Force Captain Stephen J. Brogan

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CAPT Brogan graduated from Bridgewater Raritan High School in 1998 and from the United States Air Force Academy in 2002. He is an Acquisitions Officer currently assigned to the Space Based Infrared Systems Wing, at Buckley Air Force Base.

U.S. Air Force Academy Cadet 3rd Class Drew Richard Ives

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Cadet Ives graduated from Bridgewater Raritan Regional High School in 2007. He is currently a cadet at the United States Air Force Academy and is entering his second year.

Airman Tracy Valero

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AMN Valero graduated from Bridgewater/Raritan High School in 2003. She enlisted in the Air Force in 2004 and is currently stationed in England with the 48th Medical Group Aeromedical Evacuation.

Army Major Andrew J. Aiello, III
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Major Andrew J. Aiello, III graduated from BRHS East in 1990. He is currently assigned to the Army Materiel Command as the Chief, Brigade Logistics Support Team for the 508th Parachute Infantry Brigade Combat Team and is prepared to deploy to Afghanistan in February 2012.

Army Captain Christel Sacco 
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Christel Sacco is a 2011 college graduate of Loyola University in Maryland and a 2007 high school graduate of Bridgewater-Raritan High School. She is a Captain US Army Civil Affairs. Christel served with the 4th Infantry Division in Afghanistan and Kuwait.


Army Captain Ben Choe
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CPT Ben Choe is serving in the US Army. He graduated from Bridgewater-Raritan HS in 1992 and the University of Pennsylvania in 1996. He deployed in support of OIF in 2006-2007 and again in 2008-2009 with the 25th Infantry Division out of Schofield Barracks, HI. He is currently stationed at Fort Carson, CO with 10th Special Forces Group (Airborne).


Army Private First Class Ricardo Elias
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PFC Elias is a 2002 Bridgewater/Raritan High School graduate. He is currently attending the United States Army Intelligence School.


Army Lt. Colonel Bill Hauschild

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LTC Hauschild graduated from Bridgewater Raritan High School West in 1986. He attended the United States Military Academy at West Point and graduated in 1990. He is currently serving as the Professor of Military Sciences at Ohio University.

Army Lieutenant Colonel Deborah L. Kotulich

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LTC Kotulich graduated from Bridgewater/Raritan High School West in 1986 and from the United Sates Military Academy at West Point in 1990. She is currently assigned to the Army Reserve Element of the Defense Logistics Agency in Virginia.

Army CAPT Matt McCarthy
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CAPT Matt McCarthy graduated from Bridgewater Raritan High School in 2002 and from The United States Military Academy at West Point in 2006. He served a tour of duty in Iraq in 2007-2008 and is currently deployed in southern Afghanistan with the 92nd Engineer Battalion out of Fort Stewart, Georgia.


Sergeant First Class Michael T. McFarland
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SFC Michael T. McFarland graduated from Bridgewater/Raritan High School in 1983. He enlisted in the Military Police Corps in 1984 and left active duty in 1987. After graduating from Rutgers University , he enlisted in the Army Reserves. He is currently assigned to a military police training battalion stationed in Nashville, TN.


Army Colonel Paul Ragard

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COL Ragard has lived in Bridgewater Township for 20 years. His two children currently attend Bridgewater/Raritan High School. He graduated from ROTC at Bucknell University in 1978 as a Finance Officer and joined the Army National Guard. He is currently the commander of the 398th Finance Group stationed at Fort
Belvoir, VA.

Specialist Robert Roof
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Specialist Retired Robert Roof was attached to the 101st Airborne Division stationed in Iraq as an Infantryman. He is a purple heart recipient from his gunshot injury in Iraq in 2006 . He was born and raised in Alaska and is now a resident in Bridgewater NJ.


1st Lt. Todd Stawicki
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1st Lt. Todd Stawicki graduated from Bridgewater Raritan High School in 2002. He graduated the United States Military Academy in 2007. He is currently serving as an infantry officer in the 1st Infantry Division in Iraq.

Specialist Andrew J. Tischner
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SPC Tischner gradated from Bridgewater/Raritan High School in 2002. He is currently assigned to a General Support Aviation Battalion stationed in Iraq.

Specialist Justin Vail

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SPC Vail is an infantryman. He is currently attached to the 101st Airborne Division stationed in Iraq.


LTC Mario E. Zaltzman
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LTC Mario E. Zaltzman has lived in Bridgewater for 12 years. He is member of the Army Acquisition Corps and is currently assigned as a Product Manager with the Army Simulation, Training, and Instrumentation Program Executive Office.

Chief Petty Officer Christopher R. Grawehr

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CPO Grawehr enlisted in the U.S. Navy in 1987. He is a cryptologic technician chief currently stationed in England and is currently serving as the Defense Courier Service Station superintendent.

Navy 3rd Class Petty Officer Matthew Fischer
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AT3 Fischer graduated from Bridgewater Raritan High School in 2006. He is a Aviation Electronics Technician currently attached to Strike Fighter Squadron 106, The Gladiators, out of Naval Air Station Oceana located in Virginia Beach


Lt. Commander Paul Ruchlin
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LT Commander Ruchlin is a Naval Aviator currently assigned to the Pentagon.


Petty Officer First Class Linda L. Wankow (SW/NAC)
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IT1 (SW/NAC)  Linda Wankow retired from the US Navy Reserves on  Jan. 1, 2010 after 20 years, two months and 29 days of service.  Ten years were served on Active Duty and the remainder on Reserve Duty.  She is a Desert Shield and Desert Storm Veteran. She currently resides in Northern Virginia and works as a Contractor.


Marine Sergeant Dinan K. Amin
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SGT Amin was a volunteer for the Finderne Rescue Squad. He is currently in the United States Marine Corps Reserves and is stationed at Camp Pendleton.


Lance Corporal Jared S. Johnson
 

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LCPL Johnson graduated from Somerset County Vocational and Technical School in 2001. He enlisted in the Marine Corps in 2003 and is currently assigned to the 31st MEU in Japan as a Data Network Specialist.

Marine Sergeant Jared Kinnaman
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SGT Kinnaman is a volunteer firefighter for the Country Hills Fire Station. He is an Ordnance Technician currently assigned to the 24th MEU out of Cherry Point Marine Corps Air Station and is onboard the USS Iwo-Jima.



Lance Corporal Corey C. Roman
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LCPL Roman graduated from Bridgewater/Raritan High School in 2003. He enlisted in the Marine Corps in 2003 and is currently stationed at Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort, South Carolina.

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