Alan H. Bennett (Col ’59) has been elected to the town council of Durham, New Hampshire. His three-year term began in March 2016. He and his wife moved to Durham on his retirement from medicine two years ago. Dr. Bennett spent 30 years as an academic surgeon at Harvard Medical School, the University of Pittsburgh and Albany Medical College. At the time of his retirement, he was vice president of medical affairs at C.R. Bard Inc. in Murray Hill, New Jersey. Dr. Bennett has held posts on a number of committees, including the position of park manager and chairman of the committee of managers for Llewellyn Park, New Jersey. He is also a trained invasive species and water quality monitor with over 10 years of experience in the Adirondacks, and currently serves as the vice chairman of the Northern Forest Canoe Trail.
Frank McLaughlin (Col ’59) has retired after more than 50 years of military and government service. He served in the U.S. Air Force from 1962 until 1983, retiring as a lieutenant colonel, having worked as an air weapons controller and as a computer scientist throughout the U.S. and in Germany and Vietnam. He worked as a contractor with Hughes Aircraft, Northrop Grumman and CACI from 1983 to 2012, supporting sales of U.S. military equipment to friendly foreign governments and traveling to more than 12 foreign nations. In 2015, following the passing of his wife, Karlene, he moved from San Diego to Thousand Oaks in the Los Angeles area to be nearer to his children and grandchildren.