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
Allen Ryks Class of 1979
Marine Corps, 20+ Years Company 1stSgt School of Infantry Camp Pendleton California.
Bruce P Hemphill Class of 1969
Army, 20+ Years Maintance, Artillary, Transpertation, Lanes OC Retired.
Bryon Studer Class of 1983
Army, 20+ Years 25 years US Army service including National Guard and Active Army. Two overseas deployments including 16 months in Iraq with the 1st Brigade Combat Team, 34th Infantry Division. Currently working at Redstone Arsenal, AL.
Carl Swenson Class of 1964
Navy, 6 Years Data System Transmission Tech. served on DS1 Data System Communication Tech. Served on the USS Mahan DLG11 and the Communication Station Wahiawa, Hawaii.
Carrol Gene Challgren Class of 1958
Navy, 4 Years Four years regular Navy in P2V-5 Neptunes anti-submarine patrol stationed in Hawaii as an Aviation Electronics Technician. 10 years in Navy Reserve as an Aviation Mechanic stationed at Pt. Mugu in California.
Cheryl (Dimit) Grove Class of 1973
Air Force, 20+ Years Aerospace Ground Equipment Mechanic
Cheryl (Dimit)Grove Class of 1973
Air Force, 20+ Years Aerospace Ground Mechanic
Cheryl (Dimit}Grove Class of 1973
Air Force, 20+ Years Aerospace Ground equipment mechanic
Dan Page Class of 1967
Army, 3 Years Cryptography, Signal Corps
Dave Thul Class of 1976
Army, 6 Years 101st Airborne
Del Swatosh Class of 1948
Navy, 20+ Years Avation Machinest mate served manley in the Pacific on 5 Carriers . retired as a Master chief after 33 years
Dennis E Dahlback Class of 1966
Army, 2 Years Drafted 5/1968, training in Ft Knox, KY & Ft Gordon GA in communications, sent to Chu Lai Vietnam 12/68, got an early out for return to College 12/69, went back to ASJC 1/70, graduated Mankato State 3/73.
James Douglas Shatek Class of 1964
Navy, 4 Years Stationed in Jacksonville, Florida at Cecil Field. Served on the USS Ticonderoga as an Aviation Electronics Technician 2nd Class from Oct. 1968 to Sept. 1969. The Vietnam War.
Jeffery A. Edstrom Class of 1977
Air Force, 20+ Years Over 20 years with the Air Force.
Jerry A. Dahlback Class of 1966
Air Force, 4 Years Two year in the States as Weapon's Tech working with Nuclear on B-52s Strategic Air Command. One year Utapao, Thailand conventional weapons and one year Tou-Hoa Vietnam, Tactical Air Command loading F-100's.
Jerry Reshetar Class of 1965
Army Reserves, 20+ Years Infantry and Logistics worldwide. Active and Reserves. Two deploymets. Retired.
Jim Hansen Class of 1966
Navy, 3 Years Jet engine mechanic Pensacola Florida Blue Angels and transient base aircraft
John Clayton Class of 1967
Army, 2 Years Served in Viet Nam from 1970-1971. Was a parts specialist, sgt. of the guard, and recon.
John H Clayton Class of 1967
Army, 2 Years Recon in Viet Nam
Kelly J. Smith Class of 1974
Army, 20+ Years Several gigs with the MN Guard between active duty enlistments. Spent some time with 1st BN, 75th INF; 158th AVN BN, 101st ABN DIV; last 12 years with 10th SFG. Was supposed to have graduated with the class of 74, but I got a GED in 75. So I don’t know if I belong to 74 or 75.
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Marie Wilcox Zellmer graduates from Oral Robert University
Marie Zellmer graduated (magna cum laude) form ORU, Tulsa, OK, with a bachelor of science in Christian Care & Counse...