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!

Lost Class Rings

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Honored Military Alumni

Christopher Burke
Christopher Burke
Class of 1979
Air Force, 20+ Years

C-135 Crew Chief serving at Offutt AFB, RAF Fairford, UK, Warner Robins, GA, and Ramstein AB, Germany (C-130) Desert Storm Veteran served in Mont de Marsan, France and Cairo West, Egypt
Dennis C. Good
Dennis C. Good
Class of 1962
Air Force, 4 Years

Missle Communications/ Telephone Installation
Dick Fontana
Dick Fontana
Class of 1963
Navy, 4 Years

Served 1964-1968, including two tours in Vietnam on the USS Ingersoll DD-652 gunship out of Da Nang Harbor.
Fred C. Barrell
Fred C. Barrell
Class of 1969
Army, 20+ Years

Retired as a Lieutenant Colonel in 2002.
Jim McKenna
Jim McKenna
Class of 1968
Navy, 5 Years

2 years active duty DaNang Vietnam. USS Oklahoma City CLG5 Cruiser.
John Davis
John Davis
Class of 1963
Army, 2 Years

Combat Interrogater Military Intelligence Viet Nam
Kenneth Hart
Kenneth Hart
Class of 1966
Air Force, 3 Years

I was commissioned a 2LT in June of 1970 and was promoted to 1LT in December 1972. I served in the Air Force as a Food Services officer.
larry thorson
larry thorson
Class of 1957
Army, 3 Years

Tank gunner 4th Armored Div. 27 months in Germany. Five years in Iowa Air Nat. Gd. 8 years in Texas Air Nat. Gd. Retired MSgt 1990
Laurie Haith
Laurie Haith
Class of 1979
Army, 12 Years

Active Duty Army and U. S. Army Reserves.
Michael Anderson
Michael Anderson
Class of 2002
Army Reserves, 8 Years

2002-2010, Served in Iraq 2004-2005
Richard Moffitt
Richard Moffitt
Class of 1962
Navy, 4 Years

Seaman/helmsman, only wooden ships left in the navy (minesweepers )
Steve Yates
Steve Yates
Class of 1969
Marine Corps, 2 Years

Active 1972-74
Thomas E Monaghan
Thomas E Monaghan
Class of 1967
Army, 3 Years

Viet Nam vet.
WILLIAM M. MONAGHAN
WILLIAM M. MONAGHAN
Class of 1966
Army, 20+ Years

Drafted 1 April, 1968 and spent nine years in the Army. Joined the Army Reserves in 1977 and remained for nineteen years, retiring as a Sergeant Major.

Classmates Spotlight

Ankeny High School Classmates

Mike Vanginkel
Class of '01

Alumni Stories

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Our Ankeny 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 Ankeny High School Military to know that they are loved and appreciated. All of us in Ankeny are proud of our military alumni and want to thank them for risking their lives to protect our country!