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Thank You, Veterans
Posted 11/08/2017 01:32PM

We thank our faculty and staff who have served. Central Catholic is home to five Veterans, who represent four out of five military branches. Learn more about our Veterans below:  

Brother Tony Baginski, FSC, Lieutenant Commander in the U.S. Coast Guard


Dates served: 1991 - 2001

Notable locations: Br. Tony Baginski, FSC, SPent two years in Alaska, two years in Connecticut on a ship, two years in graduate school and taught at the Coast Guard Academy for 5 years. 



Mr. John Cope, E5-Sergeant, 307th Military Police in the U.S. Army

History and Social Sciences Department

Dates served: 1971 - 1976

Why did you choose to enlist? There was a very low draft number, so I enlisted. 




Ms. Cheri Diethorn, Captain Flight Nurse trained on C123, C130 aircrafts in the U.S. Air Force 


Why did you choose to enlist? I had wanted to enlist and serve during the Nam conflict but my parents wouldn't sign. I finished nursing school and later enlisted as a Second Lieutenant and I served for 7 years. 




Mr. Nate Ferrer, Lieutenant in the U.S. Navy 

Mathematics Department 

Dates served: 2003 - 2009 

Awards received: 3 Navy Achievement medals 

Notable locations: I was deployed on the USS Dallas in support of Operation Enduring Freedom/Iraqi Freedom. 



Mr. Justin Morgan, Interior Communication Electrician Third Class Petty Officer (IC3) in the U.S. Navy

English Department

Dates served: 2002 - 2006

Notable locations: Forwarded deployed aboard the aircraft carrier USS Kitty-Hawk CV63 stationed in Yokosuka Japan, Carrier Strike Group Pacific Fifth Fleet.

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