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

brad nordin
brad nordin
Class of 1977
Air Force, 8 Years

Worked within the Administration field, I spent most of my time in overseas locations, from Guam, to Belgium.
Brandi Sickinger
Brandi Sickinger
Class of 2002
Navy, 9 Years

BM2 (SW) Sickinger served in the United States Navy from June 2002 through April 2011. She went through Boot Camp in Great Lakes, Illinois and was first stationed on the USS Sacramento out of Bremerton, Washington. After the ship decommissioned in 2004, she was transferred to San Diego, California, where she worked at Naval Base, San Diego and later aboard the USS Comstock. She finished her time at Afloat Training Group before being honorably discharged.
Brian Groves
Brian Groves
Class of 1982
Army, 20+ Years

22 years Army service working as a Satellite Systems Operator/Repairer. Served overseas 6 years in Okinawa, Japan, Germany, and Belgium. Deployed for First Gulf War with Iraq, and the Bosnia Conflict.
Dennis Grosenbach
Dennis Grosenbach
Class of 1965
Air Force, 4 Years

PHOTO REPAIRMAN RF-4s, F-105s & SR-71
Don Snider
Don Snider
Class of 1988
Coast Guard, 20+ Years

Retired December 2010
Doug Briggs
Doug Briggs
Class of 1965
Navy, 20+ Years

I retired from the Navy in 1991 after 26 years. I Enlisted in the Navy in July 1965.
Doug Briggs
Doug Briggs
Class of 1965
Navy, 20+ Years

After 26 years in the Navy, I retired as a Data System Technician (Computer Maint).
Doug Parsons
Doug Parsons
Class of 1965
Navy, 3 Years

Doug was a medic assigned with the Marines and was killed in action at Ke Sanh
Gary Kloberdans
Gary Kloberdans
Class of 1965
Army, 4 Years

Germany
Vietnam
George Beard
George Beard
Class of 1969
Army, 3 Years

Sgt. E-5, U.S. Army Military Police, served in Aberdeen Proving Grounds, Aberdeen, Maryland, DaNang S. Vietnam, Ft. Carson, CO, Colorado Springs.
Georgette Marshall Isbell
Georgette Marshall Isbell
Class of 1990
Navy, 5 Years

I seved 18 months overseas, commissioned the John C. Stennis CVN 74, and spent almost 2 years putting people in schools
harold colaizzi
harold colaizzi
Class of 1965
Navy, 4 Years

U.S. Navy (E-5 supply). 2 years in the Phillipines and 2 tours of Viet Nam service.
Hugh Mikael Downey
Hugh Mikael Downey
Class of 1987
Army, 15 Years

Served from 1992 to 2007. Is currently Medically retired from the ARMY from injureis recieved In Iraq.
Jeff Bonde
Jeff Bonde
Class of 1996
Army, 20+ Years

20 long and ultimately glorious years served in the US Army; now the long haul in the Lord's Army.
Joe Johnson
Joe Johnson
Class of 1965
Army, 20+ Years

Served as an Adviser to Vietnamese Police Forces
John Blanton
John Blanton
Class of 1984
Navy, 20+ Years

Submarine Nuclear Electronics Technicial
John Pownell
John Pownell
Class of 1976
Navy, 20+ Years

Air Traffic Controller. Veteran of Desert Shield/Desert Storm. Retired as Senior Chief Petty Officer
Joleen Gomez
Joleen Gomez
Class of 1996
Marine Corps, 4 Years

Stationed in Hawaii
Joleen Gomez
Joleen Gomez
Class of 1996
Marine Corps, 4 Years

Ordnance
joseph johnson
joseph johnson
Class of 1965
Army, 20+ Years

adviser 2 yrs, armor 15 yrs, chem operations 3 yr
recruiting 4 yrs.

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Kurt Maelzer
Class of '85

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