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
Bill Sewell Class of 1979
Air Force, 20+ Years Retired at Offutt AFB NE after serving 20 years of active duty.
Craig Gooder Class of 1965
Army, 3 Years Field Artillery Officer serving in Bamberg, Germany on active duty, 175mm, C Btry, 6/10th FA. 1971 to 1973 4 yrs. Reserve in Chicago with 7/1st FA, 8inch Resigned as a Captain
Craig Smith Class of 1969
Air Force, 20+ Years It was an honor and a privilege to serve. God Bless the United States of America.
Dale Broekemeier Class of 1964
Marine Corps, 3 Years Lt. USMC, Vietnam veteran 1969-70. Forward Observer artillery
DALE JAY ANDERSEN Class of 1957
Navy Reserves, 20+ Years Retired as a CWO4 with 30 yrs. Vietnam and Great Britain. Most of career with the SEABEES
Daniel G Engstrom Class of 1966
Navy, 4 Years Served 1967-1971. First year in Charleston SC.as an Engineman working Harbor Support. The next three years aboard the USS Swerve MSO 495 (Minesweeper Ocean) on the Auxiliary Gang. We would sweep the Ocean and it's coasts for enemy planted mines ,and detonate them.
David J. Campbell Class of 1970
Navy, 6 Years Vietnam Service 1971-1973. Honorable Discharge. US Coast Guard / Port Security Honorable Discharge.
Doug Rie Class of 1963
Air Force, 4 Years Tactical Communications
gregg novak Class of 1966
Coast Guard, 20+ Years in militay 23 years
greggory novak Class of 1966
Coast Guard, 20+ Years he was in 23 yeaRS. MARRIED TO JANET WILLIAMS NOVAS CLASS of 1966
Jerry Tegtmeier Class of 1962
Army, 2 Years Combat Engineer 1968-69, Chu Lai Vietnam. Got an early out and worked for Dun & Bradstreet 2 years, Procter& Gamble 17 years, WOW Radio 7 years, University of Nebraska Athletics Licensing & Sales Sponsorships 3 years, Country Stampede of Manhattan. KS 13 years, Tegt's Event Marketing -President - 3 years, JLT Sponsorships - President - 2003 - Present, Acosta Sales & Marketing 2011 - Present.
John Kroeger Class of 1970
Navy, 20+ Years Retired in '92.
John Redding Class of 1965
Navy Reserves, 6 Years BT3 aboard uss union AKA 106
Justin Milani Class of 2004
Army, 3 Years Mechanic
Kent Kelley Class of 1964
Navy, 4 Years BM3, Vietnam 3 years (1965-1968),Counterinsurgency training at Coronado Amphibious Base, Special Weapons training at Camp Pendleton, crically wounded in Action in 1965, Honorable Discharge
Kent Kelley Class of 1964
Navy, 4 Years BM3, Counterinsurgency Training, Special Weapons Training, Vietnam 3 years (1965-1968), Wounded in combat action (1966), Honorable Discharge.
Larry Baird Class of 1965
Army, 2 Years I did my basic training at Fort Lewis, Washington, and my advanced training at Fort Sill, Oklahoma. I went to NCO school to become an artillery crew chief and then was sent to Vietnam. I was there for a year with the Second Field Force and the 23rd Artillery Group.
ROGER JAY PENTZIEN, M.D. Class of 1964
Navy, 20+ Years CAPT MC USN (Ret) - Honorably Discharged and Retired; Awards: Legion of Merit, Meritorious Service Medal with Gold Star, Combat Service Ribbon, Humanitarian Service Award with Bronze Stars
Tom Rowe Class of 1967
Navy, 5 Years Engine Room Machinest Mate tried to stay made MM1 then I was forced to take a med.discharge.
William La Rue, Jr. Class of 1965
Navy, 4 Years Served in Mediterranean and Viet Nam from 1966-1970 aboard USS Independence and USS Constitution. RVAH-7 Reconnaissance Squadron, Photographic Intelligence.
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