Military Alumni

Military High School 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

Amber (Everett) Schonauer
Amber (Everett) Schonauer
Class of 2003
National Guard, 4 Years

Ft. Jackson, SC-BCT. Ft. Lee, VA-AIT
Amy (Cooper) Schmidt
Amy (Cooper) Schmidt
Class of 1997
Army, 3 Years

Stationed in Fairbanks Alaska (Ft. Wainwright) for the entirity of my tour. Awarded an Army Achievement Medal and Overseas Tour Ribbon, along with the Army Service Ribbon. Medically discharged and now happily married to a Army Man, Nathan
Amy (Cooper) Schmidt
Amy (Cooper) Schmidt
Class of 1997
Army, 3 Years

Army Achievement Medal, Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Tour Ribbon. Served 3 years at FT Wainwright Alaska. Medically discharged. Finance Technician (Payroll Clerk). Now happily married to Nathan stationed at FT Hood, TX.
Boone Malloy
Boone Malloy
Class of 2004
Navy, 3 Years

currently sailing from Maine to San Diego, California
Brendan Lind
Brendan Lind
Class of 2004
Army, 4 Years

Currently supporting Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan. Has already served 1 tour in Iraq with the 82nd Airborne Division.
Brooke (Smith) Schroeder
Brooke (Smith) Schroeder
Class of 1999
Air Force, 6 Years

Stationed in Grand Forks, ND; Geilenkirchen Germany (NATO); and deployed to GTMO, Cuba in support of Enduring Freedom
Brooke Schroeder
Brooke Schroeder
Class of 1999
Air Force, 6 Years

N/A
Dan Nelson
Dan Nelson
Class of 1990
Navy, 4 Years

Worked as an aviation storekeeper (i.e. aviation supply) at Naval Air Station Sigonella, Sicily. Was there from Apr '92 to Aug '95.
David Jarvis
David Jarvis
Class of 1982
Navy, 20+ Years

Retired from the Navy in 2003.
Debra Gross Dempsey
Debra Gross Dempsey
Class of 1974
Air Force, 20+ Years

Served at Scott AFB, IL; Neubrucke, W. Germany; Homestead AFB, FL and Peterson AFB, CO. Was named the first woman to ever serve in AF as Executive to a Command Chaplain at AF Space Command and retired from that position in 1994.
Dendra Lee Bartlett
Dendra Lee Bartlett
Class of 1991
Army, 6 Years

Commissioned through WVSU ROTC. Became a Military Police Officer, deployed with the 41st IBCT out of Portland, Oregon. Moved back to WV after the deployment and am now the FIRO for the state of WV.
Denver Midkiff
Denver Midkiff
Class of 1996
Navy, 8 Years

5 Years Culinary Specialist (CS3) E-4.
3 Years Essential Security Personnel, Base and Hospital Security. Served 3.5 years on the USS Eisenhower (CVN-69) AIRCRAFT CARRIER.
4.5 Years in Jacksonville Fl.
Don Darby
Don Darby
Class of 1971
Navy, 20+ Years

Intelligence Chief Warrant Officer (CWO4)
USS Nimitz, Enterprise, America and SEAL Team Four
Retired after 23 years
Dustin Putnam
Dustin Putnam
Class of 2003
Army, 3 Years

Dusty joined the Army in September of 2005. He is currently in Iraq, in Baghdad. We all hope for his safe return.
Edward LeMaster
Edward LeMaster
Class of 2004
Navy, 3 Years

Currently residing in Maine
Edward Rice
Edward Rice
Class of 1988
Air Force, 10 Years

Began service as F-16 Weapons troop(462) and ended as an Elint troop (205). Went to the Persian Gulf for Desert Storm in 1991 and also deployed in support of Uphold Democracy in 1994. I was stationed in Spain, Utah, Arizona, Japan and Maryland.
Everett Henry Shiltz
Everett Henry Shiltz
Class of 1975
Marine Corps, 20+ Years

Retired after 25 years Did 2 combat tours Desert Storm and Somila
Everett Henry Shiltz
Everett Henry Shiltz
Class of 1975
Marine Corps, 20+ Years

Did 25 years retired a Master Sargent did 2 combat tours Now enjoying retirment
Finley A Rice
Finley A Rice
Class of 1969
Army, 1 Years

Killed in action 22 Dec 1970
Finley A. Rice
Finley A. Rice
Class of 1969
Army, 1 Years

Served with 1st
Air Cav. Killed in
action on 22 Dec 70

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Frances Hooper
Class of '70

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Our Alexander High School military alumni are some of the most outstanding people we know and this page recognizes them and everything they have done! Not everyone gets to come home for the holidays and we want our Alexander High School Military to know that they are loved and appreciated. All of us in Albany are proud of our military alumni and want to thank them for risking their lives to protect our country!