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

Alan Marling
Alan Marling Class of 1982
Air Force, 10 Years
10 years of service from July 1982 until December 1992. Served in Desert shield/storm.
bill keller
bill keller Class of 1982
Air Force, 4 Years
VIP driver for DR. Herald Brown secretary of USAF
Carl L. Boyer
Carl L. Boyer Class of 1965
Air Force, 4 Years
Civil Engineering, 2 years in Turkey
Carmen Turner
Carmen Turner Class of 1960
Air Force, 3 Years
Served in the Medical Squadron at Eglin AFB, Florida.
Chad Balwanz
Chad Balwanz Class of 1970
Army, 20+ Years
Retire from the US Army in 2000 as a Chief Warrant Officer Four (CW4). Served in the 5th Special Forces Group and commanded a Special Forces "A" Team during Operation Desert Storm. Since retirement I have worked for the Department of Defense serving 6 tours as a DOD civilian in Afghanistan and Iraq. Currently the DOD liaison to the Detroit FBI Field Office. I will retire from government service in June 2015 and return to my home near Glencoe, OH.
David Freeman
David Freeman Class of 1961
Air Force, 4 Years
Weapons loading and systems specialist. Seved in Viet Nam 1966-1967 atPleiku Air Base with 1st. Air Commandos. Returned to U.S. stationed at Oxnard Air Force base serving on Standardization and Training Crew through end of enlistment.
DAVID MILLER
DAVID MILLER Class of 1955
Air Force, 20+ Years
Retired M/SGT 55-75 Vietnam Vetern 61-62 Graduated Kennesaw State University, Kennesaw, Georgia1980 Real Estate Broker
EDWARD  O. CAMPBELL
EDWARD O. CAMPBELL Class of 1974
Marine Corps, 6 Years
Boot camp @ Parris Island South Carolina. 1 yr @ NAS Memphis going to electronics school. 3 plus years @ MCAS El Toro with H&MS-11 MAG-11 in California. Repaired TACAN units, CRYPTO Gear, Data Link Sys, UHF, VHF Radios from F-4N & RF-4B Phantoms. With various T.A.D. deployments of 4-8 wks to MCAS Yuma, NAS Fallon, Nellis AFB, Tyndall AFB, MCAS Kaneohe along with a 30 day stay in Dennmark for a NATO excercise. My wife (BHS-72) did not like this aspect of Marine life. Got a job in the electronics field in Southern Cal after discharge. Still with same company for 30 + years.
GEORGE GOSNEY
GEORGE GOSNEY Class of 1951
Army, 20+ Years
RETIRED FROM THE US ARMY ON JULY 1 1970 TAUGHT PUBLIC SCHOOL IN TEXAS FOR 33 YEARS (WOODSHOP) MARRIWS FOR 56 YEARS TILL SHE WIDOWED ME RAISED SIX SONS
George Gosney
George Gosney Class of 1951
Air Force, 4 Years
many yrs in Vietnam and Korea
Gregory Stevens Jr
Gregory Stevens Jr Class of 1991
Marine Corps, 20+ Years
Retired from U.S. Marine Corps in 2011 as a Staff Sergeant. Deployed one time to Zagreb, Croatia ('94-'95) and three times to Iraq ('04-'05, '06-'07 and '08-'09). Served as an Administrative Clerk and Administrative Chief during time of service. Currently resides in St Clairsville OH and works in Wheeling WV.
James M de Blasis
James M de Blasis Class of 1949
Army, 2 Years
Cpl. in Adjutant General Corps (1951-1953) Served in Occupied Germany 18 months Honor Graduate of Clerk/Typist School Camp Breckenridge, KY Spring 1952
John Carpenter
John Carpenter Class of 1986
Air Force, 4 Years
Munitions Systems Specialist
JOHN DODRILL
JOHN DODRILL Class of 1980
Navy, 8 Years
DONT HAVE ON AT THE MOMENT
JOHN DODRILL
JOHN DODRILL Class of 1980
Navy, 8 Years
I WAS A BOILER TECHNITIAN ON THE AIRCRAFT CARRIER USS CORAL SEA CV43 WHICH I MAINTAINED TO STAY IN MY FIELD TODAY I AM A POWER TECHNITIAN IN CHARELSTON SC
Larry T. Mitchell
Larry T. Mitchell Class of 1967
Army, 6 Years
US ARMY 1967-1973, 4th Inf Div , 68-69 Vietnam
Marc Marn
Marc Marn Class of 2007
Navy, 3 Years
I am an Interior Communications Electrician, Petty Officer 3rd Class, serving on the USS MUSTIN DDG 89 out of Yokosuka, Japan. i am still currently serving active duty.
Robert C. Meager
Robert C. Meager Class of 1960
Army, 20+ Years
Retired in 1983, Lieutenant Colonel. Served in various Command and Staff positions in the US, Vietnam and Korea. Currently reside in South Padre island, TX with my wife, Lola and our Belgium Malinois, Bosco.
Steve Kurko
Steve Kurko Class of 1964
Marine Corps, 6 Years
Steve joined after leaving college and served a tour of duty in Vietnam. He served 4 years of active duty and two years of inactive reserve after finishing his enlistment. He is especially proud of serving in the Corps and recently came back from touring the Marine Corps Museum in Quantico. As he says to many of the Marines he has met over the last 45 years, "Once a Marine, Always a Marine."
William F. Miller
William F. Miller Class of 1965
Navy, 4 Years
USS Oriskany-CVA-34 Attack Carrier-Viet Nam

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