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
Adam Merrick Class of 1990
Marine Corps, 6 Years Active duty USMC 90-94 Reserve duty 94-96
Andy Evert Class of 1983
Army, 11 Years Army Supply and Materials Mgmt
Bill Peters Class of 1988
Navy, 5 Years Bill served in the Navy for 5 years as a Nuclear Engineer on a Fast-Attack submarine based in Charleston, SC. Served during Operation Desert Storm in 1991.
Bob Turner Class of 1979
Air Force, 4 Years Aircraft Fuel Systems Specialist, Honorably Distcharged.
Brad Cox Class of 1981
Army, 3 Years 52 delta electricle generator mechanic. supplied power on millatary base durring emergency black outs, and supplied power durring top secret experaments in the field for new millatary equipment.
brandon valenzuela Class of 2004
Marine Corps, 4 Years I joined the Marine Corps on jan 24th 2005. My first duty station was in okinawa, japan whilei wasin okinawa I went on many ship rides to different countries for training. I traveled to guam, thialand, phillippines, korea, australia and indonesia. I even went to mount suribachi and stood there they raised out flag, i even have my dog tag wrapped around one of the crosses they have. After my 2 years in okinawa i was stationed at camp lejeune, nc where i spent my last 2 years! i did many training exercises then on feb 14th I landed on kandahar airfield in afghanistan. i spent 8months fighting which will be something that i will never forget for the rest of my life. It makes you feel how lucky you are to get back on that plane to come back home, you think to yourself "i did it, i survived"
Brian Jensen Class of 2000
Air Force, 10 Years AF Pilot
Brian Lay Class of 1988
Navy, 3 Years Amphibious Assults Squadron. Coronado California, Desert Storm and Desert Shield.... from 1988-1991
Chris Dixon Class of 1982
Marine Corps, 4 Years Avionics tech, stationed: Eltoro, CA; Iwakuni, Japan; Milington, TN; Oceana, VA
Chris Dixon Class of 1982
Marine Corps, 4 Years Stationed in TN, VA, CA, & Japan
Chris Govekar Class of 1986
Army, 20+ Years Active and Reserve of the Army (and still serving)
Chris Thomsen Class of 1994
Marine Corps, 5 Years Served five years active duty as a Spanish linguist. Served in Guantanamo Bay and Camp Lejeune, NC
Christopher Visker Class of 1996
Marine Corps, 8 Years Served in the U.S.M.C. from 1996 to 2004 as an explosive technician. Served combat duties in Kosovo (Balkans War) 1999
CMSgt James Melton Class of 1978
Air Force, 20+ Years Still serving at this time. Hope to retire in 2013.
Craig Emery Class of 1988
Army, 20+ Years 6 Yrs USMC Combat Eng. 1994 US Army Field Artillery. Desert Shield/Storm, Kosovo, Iraq 03-04, 06-08. Awarded Defense Meritorious Service Medal for work with CJTF Troy Counter IED Team.
Daniel Huggins Class of 1990
Marine Corps, 4 Years Dan's service took him from California and throughout the South Pacific from his home base in Hawaii. Travels included a trip to Fiji, Western Samoa, Tonga, and a few other smaller islands in the Pacific, and also several of the Hawaiian Islands.
David Yager Class of 1998
Marine Corps, 5 Years Served from '98 to '03 as a helicopter mechanic stationed in Jacksonville, NC. Also served in Afghanistan after 9/11 and in Iraq in 2003.
Derek Moulton Class of 2007
Marine Corps, 5 Years Currently is a Lance Corporal. Been deployed to Iraq once. 3.5 more years in active duty. Tactical Network Specialist
Eric Bruss Class of 1990
Army, 4 Years Combat Medic- My job was to make sure other guys got to come home. US Army 91 Alpha.
James Herlitz Class of 1980
Army, 4 Years Us Army Fort Ord, CA and Korea
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