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

Brian Edgington
Brian Edgington Class of 2003
Army, 4 Years
Infantry. Operation Iraqi Freedom Veteran.
Douglas W. Hier
Douglas W. Hier Class of 1980
Navy, 20+ Years
WOW, hard to believe out of school almost 30 years. I salute all who have or are serving at the present. May God keep each of you safe and bring you home alive. HM1(FMF)USN/RET Hier
Garrett J Bartholomew
Garrett J Bartholomew Class of 1964
Air Force, 8 Years
Oct 1965, Lackland AFB, San Antonio, Tx, Basic Training. Nov 1965, Sheppard AFB, Wichita Falls, Tx.,Tech School, Honor Graduate Refrigeration Air Conditioning.(A2C). Apr 1966 Randolph AFB Completed journeyman training with honors. Attended San Antonio College for two semesters. Promoted to Buck Sargent. Mar 9 1968 Married Dolores Cerda at Base Chapel. Taught Refrigeration at Federated Vocational School for two night semesters. Sep 1968 Assigned to Karamusel Air Station Turkey, Security Service. Work area was Civil Engineering Refrigeration, Air Conditioning. New years day 1969 wife joined me in Turkey. We lived off base on the economy in the little village of Karamusel, Turkey. Cut kneecap in two cutting firewood for the water heater. Spent a couple months on crutches. Promoted to Staff Sargent E4. Oct 1969 four year enlistment over, we went home to Burton, Mi. Jan 1970 went to Selfridge AFB to locate house hold goods shipped from Turkey. Joined the Air Force Active Reserve. Promoted Tech Sargent E5. One weekend per month at double pay and two weeks a year allowed for purchase at the Base BX and Commissary. Able to load up on a years worth of food at a deep discount.Two week encampments included: Mather AFB Sacramento, Ca., AFB Phoenix, Az., Eglin AFB Houston, Tx., and Wright Paterson AFB Dayton, Oh. (Combat Training) Promoted to Master Sargent E6. Jan 1974 Did not reenlist and processed out of AF Reserves.
Jason Hammon
Jason Hammon Class of 1989
Air Force, 8 Years
Overseas Cryogenic Plant Manager Cryogenic Plant and Service Operator Jet Fuels Laboratory Specialist Diesel Mechanic and Large Engine Specialist 24/7 Soldier and New Dad
Ken Norris
Ken Norris Class of 1985
Army, 9 Years
1985-94 US ARMY 85-87 - Ft Sill, OK 87-90 - Heidelberg, Germany 91-94 - F.t (don't let the name fool ya) Bliss 88M, 54B Currently serving with the New Mexico State Defense Force as a Warrant Officer 1 with the 47th MedCo as the S2/S3 OIC and CBRNE Officer. Currently working on realignment staff for the NMSDF to include a refocus to emergency management operations inside and outside of the state. "Fortune Favors the Bold"
Logan Isham
Logan Isham Class of 2005
Air Force, 1 Years
Airman of the year for his base
Mark Forrester
Mark Forrester Class of 1978
Air Force, 20+ Years
Aircraft mechanic, Air Force Achievement Medal for actions on 9/11, Outstanding Unit Award with Oak Leaf Cluster, Served in UK twice, New Mexico, deployments to Germany, Turkey, Korea, Iraq, retired in 2005
Michael C Irish
Michael C Irish Class of 1970
Army, 4 Years
Overseas assignment Alaska. Highest rank obtained Spc 4. Primary MOS 64C20, Secondary MOS Chaplains Assistant.
Rachel L (Ackerman) Fernandez
Rachel L (Ackerman) Fernandez Class of 2004
Army, 4 Years
Medical Non-comissioned officer
Stephen Eldred
Stephen Eldred Class of 1988
Navy, 20+ Years
Active duty Retiring with 24 yrs in July. Retirement Cerimony is 06 Apr in Gulfport MS
Stephen Eldred
Stephen Eldred Class of 1988
Navy, 20+ Years
Active Duty
steven friday
steven friday Class of 1982
Navy, 6 Years
welder/shipfitter

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Class of '85

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