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 Grof
Brian Grof Class of 1992
Air Force, 12 Years
Mechanic on F16 fighter planes. Served time in Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Qatar, Kuwait, South Korea
Carl (Rick) huenefeld
Carl (Rick) huenefeld Class of 1972
Marine Corps, 20+ Years
Left school 1971 to join Marines. Served 40 years retiring as a Col, Chief of Staff for the Marine Corps Recruit Depot in San Diego.
Dave Rogers
Dave Rogers Class of 1963
Army, 3 Years
Served in Vietnam June 1967 to January 1969. Bumped into Bob Kent, class of 1963.
David P. Troup
David P. Troup Class of 1965
Navy, 4 Years
Navy helicopter pilot. H-1 Huey gunships with HA(L)-3 Seawolves in RVN, 1970-71. HS-5 in Quonset Point, RI 1972-73.
David Tondreau
David Tondreau Class of 1967
Air Force, 7 Years
Missile launch officer 490th missile squadron Malmstrom AFB MT 72 t0 76 Disaster Preparedness Officer 3415th ABG Lowry AFB CO 76 to 7
Dawn Murphy
Dawn Murphy Class of 1980
Air Force, 10 Years
Korean Linguist
Dean Proudfoot
Dean Proudfoot Class of 1966
Navy, 4 Years
USS Enterprise CV(a) N 65,3 tours Vietnam , 1966-1969,US Naval Air Corps
Dennis Mareiro
Dennis Mareiro Class of 1977
Air Force, 20+ Years
Aircraft Mechanic F-4D, F-16, Crash Recovery, Aircraft Battle Damaged Repair, Aircraft Function Check Flight/Weight and Balance NCOIC, Space Shuttle Emergency Recovery team Moron Air Base, Spain. Places been to while in the Air Force, Utah, Las Vegas, Spain, Korea, Arizona, Germany, Italy,Turkey, Colorado,Texas,
James L. Smith
James L. Smith Class of 1996
Army, 3 Years
82nd Airborne Division & Special Operations Command
Jim Houle
Jim Houle Class of 1971
Air Force, 20+ Years
Signals Intelligence & Finance were the primary positions I held during my 25 years in the Air Force
John Palinski II
John Palinski II Class of 1977
Air Force, 6 Years
Jet Engine Mechanic: F-4, Torrejon Air Base, Spain; EC/RC 135, Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska.
Jon Gates
Jon Gates Class of 1966
Air Force, 20+ Years
Vietnam veteran serving with the 101st Airborne. Military Instructor, Radar Operations, IG Team. Retired in 1994.
Jon Gates
Jon Gates Class of 1966
Air Force, 20+ Years
Vietnam Veteran
jonathan Lord
jonathan Lord Class of 1968
Army, 20+ Years
Us army helicopter aviator. Armored Cavalry Squadron command. Airborne.
Karen Wanta Hillis
Karen Wanta Hillis Class of 1966
Air Force, 6 Years
1974-1980: Assigned to Air Force Technical Applications Center, Patrick AFB, FL; Eielson AFB, AK; and Carswell AFB, TX
Ken Woodland
Ken Woodland Class of 1981
Army, 2 Years
Ft, Riley KS. B.Co, 2nd Bn, 28th Infantry Reg. 1st Infantry Division - 11B10
Kevin Grof
Kevin Grof Class of 1990
Air Force, 6 Years
In avionics on C5 planes. Now serving in the Air force reserves
Michael Callender
Michael Callender Class of 1986
Air Force, 20+ Years
USAF, 20 years Airfield Operations Officer
Michelle Cloutier
Michelle Cloutier Class of 1981
Army, 4 Years
US Army Military Intelligence Officer, Wildflecken, Germany, 108th MI BN
Mickey LaValley
Mickey LaValley Class of 1985
Army, 2 Years
HHC 17th Eng. Bn. 2AD Ft. Hood, TX

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Class of '75

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