Military Alumni

Military Alumni

Honoring Our Heroes

This area is dedicated to our alumni that have served or are serving in our armed forces!

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Honored Military Alumni

Carol S. (Butler) Dereemer
Carol S. (Butler) Dereemer Class of 1971
Navy, 3 Years
Radioman E3 Draftsman E3 Served in Norfolk, Va where I also married another Navy guy and where we had one child. She later joined the Air Force in 1998. We were a proud military family
David B. Beatty
David B. Beatty Class of 1971
Air Force, 20+ Years
32 years total service; retired as a lieutenant colonel; master navigator flying over 30 different aircraft types with over 1500 hours on the F-4 Phantom II; master parachutist with over 70 jumps while attached to the 82d and 101st Airborne Divisions, and 3rd and 5th Special Forces Groups; served in combat in Grenada as a Forward Air Controller with the 82d, in Desert Storm, Kuwait and Bosnia. Bronze Star Medal.
Deb (Sims) Kenny
Deb (Sims) Kenny Class of 1970
Army, 20+ Years
Army Nurse Corps
Deb (Sims) Kenny
Deb (Sims) Kenny Class of 1970
Army, 20+ Years
Army Nurse Corps
jim hilleary
jim hilleary Class of 1967
Marine Corps, 9 Years
Aviation Marine, honorable discharge as a Sgt.
John Craven
John Craven Class of 1978
Navy, 20+ Years
Served on the USS Worden CG-18, USS Callaghan DDG-994, USS Ogden LPD-5 and the USS Nimitz CVN-68. Retired in 2008 as a Chief Petty Officer.
KRIS A HOBBS
KRIS A HOBBS Class of 1970
Navy, 20+ Years
JOINED WHILE IN HIGH SCHOOL AND LOVED THE 30 YEARS IN THE U.S. NAVY. RETIRED AS THE SENIOR SURFACE ORDNANCE WARRANT OFFICER CWO4, IN OCT 2001. SERVED ABOARD THE USS PARSONS DDG-33, USS RANGER CVA-61, TWO TOURS USS CONSTELLATION CV-64. NWSD, NSC OAKLAND, SWFPAC, WA., NWTGP/WTGP NASNI, WEAPON STATION FALLBROOK, CA AND FTC SAN DIEGO WHERE THEY TOLD ME TO RETIRE.
Kristen (Johnson) Rice
Kristen (Johnson) Rice Class of 1992
Army, 14 Years
Medical Service Coros Officer. Deployed in support of OIF III, 2005.
Mark Pinsinski
Mark Pinsinski Class of 1989
Air Force, 12 Years
Air Force Law Enforcement. Honorable discharge. Mulitple deployments
Randy Ritter
Randy Ritter Class of 1967
Air Force, 3 Years
37th Combat Security Police /Sentry Dog Handler
Robert Adler
Robert Adler Class of 1968
Navy, 20+ Years
Served 12 years Active Duty and 18 years in Naval Reserve. Served on 4 Fleet Ballistic Missile Submarines and Several Shore Installations. Worked for DOE National Nuclear Security Agency and IBM. Retired and living now in Denver, CO.
Stephen "Steve" Wood
Stephen "Steve" Wood Class of 1978
Air Force, 20+ Years
US Air Force Academy graduate, 1983; air force pilot after that. Has "been there, done that" too much...after amost 25 years of service, is wondering if it might not be time to hang up the blue suit. As of Feb '08, a Lt Col working for the USAF Academy as an Admission Liaison Officer in Arizona.
Steven Brehm
Steven Brehm Class of 1974
Army, 20+ Years
US Army Aviation UH-60 Blackhawk.
Susan Jennaway
Susan Jennaway Class of 1976
Air Force, 20+ Years
Honored to serve our great nation in the space career field buidling and flying satellites and helping sister service members learn about capabilities to keep them safe and operate better. I enjoyed traveling the world
William Acker
William Acker Class of 1969
Air Force, 20+ Years
30 years total servicel- active and Reserve. USAF Medical Corps- Radiologist Desert Storm Veteran

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Class of '74

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