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

Art Wienke
Art Wienke Class of 1960
Army, 3 Years
Enlisted October of '61 in the Army. Spent 1year in the States and 2 years in Germany. Served with the Belgian army as a NATO partner in a nuclear weapons detachment.
Darrell Moen
Darrell Moen Class of 1968
Air Force, 4 Years
Had my eyes opened to the ways I had been deceived into believing that my country represented freedom and democracy when in actuality we were denying freedom and opposing democracy in Vietnam while I was stationed with the 9th Infantry Division in the Mekong Delta Feb. 1969 - Feb. 1970. Joined the Vietnam Veterans Against the War after I got my honourable discharge and have been vocally critical of US foreign policy ever since.
David Bigsby
David Bigsby Class of 1964
Army, 20+ Years
Two (2) tours in Vietnam; 3 years in Europe during the Cold War. Reactivated with the Georgia National Guard after 9/11 serving 5 years on the Global War on Terrorism.
david bradley jr
david bradley jr Class of 1978
Army, 6 Years
3years active duty 3yrs reserve
David Wilson
David Wilson Class of 1985
Air Force, 20+ Years
Retired November 2005
Douglas Hurd
Douglas Hurd Class of 1971
Army, 20+ Years
Had many world wide assignments as a combat artilleryman. I never thought I would stay for 22 years when I first enlisted. I met many fine and patriotic men. It was a real eye opener deploying to Desert Storm. I have been teaching high school in Minnesota since my retirement from the Army in 1994.
Howard Davidson
Howard Davidson Class of 1964
Army, 3 Years
Served in VietNam
James Schmitt
James Schmitt Class of 1974
Air Force, 20+ Years
Serviced 20 + years is now retired. Fought in Operation Just Cause (89) and Desert Storm (91).
Jody Taylor
Jody Taylor Class of 1986
Navy, 20+ Years
Aviation Warfare Systems Operator Naval Aircrewman Operations Desert Storm, Enduring Freedom, Iraqi Freedom
John A. Plunkett
John A. Plunkett Class of 1967
Navy, 4 Years
Tactical Electronic Warfare Squadron 133 (VAQ-133) Plane Captain USS Kittyhawk. CVA-63 Tonkin Gulf
Laurie (Ramsay) Cecil
Laurie (Ramsay) Cecil Class of 1975
Navy, 20+ Years
Joined the Navy in 1979 and worked for 21 years as a Meteorologist and Oceanographer. Retired in 2000 as a Senior Chief Aerograhers Mate Aviation Warfare Specialist (E-8). Stationed in Virginia Beach, Va, Misawa Japan, Charlotte, NC, Rota Spain, Agana Guam and San Diego, CA.
Lois Johnson (Weldon)
Lois Johnson (Weldon) Class of 1981
National Guard, 20+ Years
Join the Army National Guard, Apr '82 Retired Sep 12, 2004
Malcolm D. Cauldwell
Malcolm D. Cauldwell Class of 1961
Air Force, 5 Years
I flew KC-135s for 4 years. Based in Orlando, FL and flew 138 missions over Vietnam 1968-1971. We worked with F-4s, F105s, B-52s and the SR 71.
Pamela Barrs
Pamela Barrs Class of 1965
Navy, 4 Years
NAS Pensacola NAS Whiting Field AZ 2nd Class
Paul E. Bordner
Paul E. Bordner Class of 1982
Navy, 20+ Years
East Coast Sailor serving up and down the east coast from Philly to Key West. I also did recruiting in Beloit for 3 years. This was the first ship I served on after boot camp.
Rich Martin
Rich Martin Class of 1982
Navy, 4 Years
Boot Camp in Greatlakes Ill. Boiler Tech. "A" school. Served time on the Spiegle Grove LSD 32 as a Boiler Tech.
Rich Ward
Rich Ward Class of 1983
Navy, 4 Years
Served on USS Independence CV-62. BM3, Was in Grenada, Lebanon
Robert (Rob) Oberbruner
Robert (Rob) Oberbruner Class of 1957
Army, 3 Years
Served overseas in Pacific Theater during early Vietnam years - Intelligence branch.
Shawn Underhill
Shawn Underhill Class of 1998
Marine Corps, 4 Years
Was part of operation Infinite Justice and Enduring freedom
Sylvester Delapaz
Sylvester Delapaz Class of 1999
Army, 9 Years
Army Supply NCOIC

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Class of '00

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