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

Patrick Mcclouston
Patrick Mcclouston Class of 2004
Army, 4 Years
Left Baraboo Fereshman year went to branson misosuri. Joined army in 06 is currently stationed in Korea
Amanda Schmiedlin Dowell
Amanda Schmiedlin Dowell Class of 1996
Air Force, 4 Years
I was a Cardiopulmonary Tech stationed at Andrews AFB outside of D.C. I met and married my husband who is still Active Duty Airforce. We are Currently stationed in England for the next couple of years.
Amber Schultz (Ragsdale Now)
Amber Schultz (Ragsdale Now) Class of 2000
Army, 8 Years
Spent some time at Fort Hood In the 27th MSB under the 1st Cav, then went reserves in Houston TX in the 450th Chemical BN. Got deployed to Iraq from 2006-2007 with the 370th Transportation Unit.
Cal Rastall
Cal Rastall Class of 2005
Navy, 5 Years
Cal enlisted in the Navy 26FEB2008. After intial training, Rastall attended Naval Hospital Corps School in Great Lakes, IL. After Corps schoool he attended further training at the Navy School of Health Sciences to be a pharmacy technician. Rastall's first permanent duty station was at the Naval Branch Clinic Sasebo, Japan. During his tour orders he traveled to Korea, Singapore, Okinawa, and temporarily worked in Yokosuka, Japan and Diego Garcia. He also met his wife, Saori Yoshinaga, and married her Valentine's Day 2011. HM2 (SW/AW) Rastall is currently stationed aboard the USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71). He has earned the Military Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal, and was meritoriously promoted in December 2012. He looks to retire with the Navy and pursue a pipeline to become a Dive Medical Technician.
Army, 18 Years
chad fortune
chad fortune Class of 1992
Army, 4 Years
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chris walace
chris walace Class of 1981
Navy, 20+ Years
aircraft engine mechanic. served on air craft carriers mostly in the far east. Served in Desert storm. on 10 reunion was in the Phillipines buried under Mt Pinatubo's ash.
David Ast
David Ast Class of 1983
Army, 20+ Years
First Sergeant (retired). Bronze Star recipient.
DeAnna Fuller Pazdyk
DeAnna Fuller Pazdyk Class of 1997
Air Force, 8 Years
Active Duty and Reserve
Dennis Schell
Dennis Schell Class of 1983
Air Force, 8 Years
F-15E Weapon Systems Officer and Electronic Warfare Officer (fighter backseater) from 1990-1998, most of those years flying with the 335th Fighter Squadron, 4th Fighter Wing, Seymour Johnson AFB, NC.
Donald Schara
Donald Schara Class of 1973
Army, 3 Years
Joined the Army in my Junior year (1972) and went active duty July 1973 four weeks after graduation. I was a Military Police officer with training at Ft. Gordon Georgia, then on to Ft. Hood Texas and then to Langdon North Dakota. Worked all phases of Law Enforcement from traffic patrol to investigations. In 1976 my term was complete and went on to 34 years of law enforcement in Wisconsin.
Douglas Howard
Douglas Howard Class of 1964
Navy, 6 Years
Aviation Machinist Mate 2nd Class Petty Officer. Basic in San Diego, training in Memphis, joined squadron aboard USS Constellation, June 1966, WESTPAC Viet Nam. Home base NAS Sanford, FL. One year in Florida, then squadron was assigned to the USS Ranger, went to Nam for 8 months, moved home base to NAS Albany, GA. Squad sent to Viet Nam for 3rd cruise, assigned to USS Enterprise, onboard fire, January 1969. Spent 2 months in Hawaii doing maintenance and flight ops. While assigned to carriers visited Hawaii, Guam, Japan, Philippines, Hong Kong, Singapore, Okinawa.
Gail Jantz
Gail Jantz Class of 1976
Air Force, 8 Years
Four years active duty, four years AF Reserve.
george roche19
george roche19 Class of 1950
Marine Corps, 4 Years
served in the marines volunteered
John McGraw
John McGraw Class of 1988
Marine Corps, 20+ Years
Graduated from High School in June 88 and left for boot camp in July 88. Currently still in the Marine Corps and stationed at Camp Pendleton, California. Deployed to Iraq in 2005 and served as an embedded Iraqi Advisor. Earned Combat Action and Combat V.
Joshua Myesr
Joshua Myesr Class of 2003
Air Force, 4 Years
Currently stationed at Balad AB, Iraq. Homestation is Hill AFB. I'm an avionics system technician on the F-16
Keith Bloss
Keith Bloss Class of 1983
Navy, 3 Years
had a brain fart and joined the Navy reserves after being a Marine 12 years prior. Oh well I got to see Spain 3 times and meet some cool cop friends.
KEN Kurtz
KEN Kurtz Class of 1960
Navy, 4 Years
ET Served at com station at Cubi Point Naval air station, Phillipines.
Kenneth Green
Kenneth Green Class of 1980
Navy, 20+ Years
Graduate of UW-Madison Naval ROTC. Units after commissioning: USS CARR (FFG-52), Charleston, SC; U.S. Naval Control of Shipping Organization, Norfolk, VA; CINCIBERLANT, Lisbon, Portugal; CINCEASTLANT, London, UK; Joint Military Attache System, Washington, DC.
Kenneth Nikl
Kenneth Nikl Class of 1980
Marine Corps, 20+ Years
Best thing for me. Met a lot of great friends that I keep in contact with still. Military Intelligence field. Son Zachary is now following in my footsteps by Joining the Marines and will also be Military Intelligence. Semper Fi

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