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

Angie Krebs
Angie Krebs Class of 1980
Army, 8 Years
Served eight years and left active duty as a Major in the JAG corps.
Christine Bell
Christine Bell Class of 1991
Army, 20+ Years
November 1991 to November 2011. Got to retire early due to medical reasons, recieved while deployed to Iraq 2004 to 2005.
Christine Bell (Wells)
Christine Bell (Wells) Class of 1991
Army, 16 Years
SGT (p) in the Army for the last 16 almost 17 years now. Been stationed all over. Basic: Fort Jackson Nov 91 to Feb 92 AIT: Fort Sam Houston Feb to May 92 & Fort Lee May to Aug 92 Duty Stations: Fort Bragg Aug 92 to Jun 94 Fort Wainwright July 94 to July 98 Fort Campbell Aug 98 to Aug 2002 Camp Humpheries, Korea Aug 02 to Aug 03 Fort Bragg Sept 03 to July 06 LSA Anaconda Blad Iraq Dec 04 to Nov 05 Fort Bliss July 06 to current Camp Carroll, Korea Oct 08 to Oct 09
David Wiemken
David Wiemken Class of 1977
Army, 15 Years
I retired from the U.S. Army after 15 years to take care of my oldest daughter (who had a heart problem). I still serve by working for the U.S Government (since 2000). First for the Dept of the Army (2000-2006), then for the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA, 2006-2017) and now for the Dept of the Navy in Singapore.
Doug Leslie
Doug Leslie Class of 1980
Army, 15 Years
Joined the Army after graduation. Been to Korea, Germany, and many bases in the States. Served in Desert Storm and Operation Iraqi Freedom. Right now serving in the National Guard.
Grover Branson
Grover Branson Class of 1983
Air Force, 20+ Years
Worked in aircraft weapons systems most of my career with the exception of recruiting in Arizona for 4 years. Aircraft included were the F-15, F-16, A-10, B-1 and B-52. Spent time in Germany, Louisiana, South Dakota, Korea, Texas, and back to Louisiana. Many other locations for temporary assignments, including Guam, England, Italy, etc. It was a great career and am so glad I made the choice.
KRISTI DUTTON Class of 1987
Navy, 12 Years
Originally joined the Navy in 88. Finished active duty in 91. Honorably discharged in 94. Back in the reesrves in 96. Out of the reserves in 00 and the back on active duty in 01. been on active duty ever since.
Kristi Dutton
Kristi Dutton Class of 1987
Navy, 14 Years
served from 88-91. joined the reserves from 96-00. back on active duty from 01-12. back in the reserves for 6 more years and then retire!
Lisa (Dickey) Pyles
Lisa (Dickey) Pyles Class of 1972
Army, 2 Years
Military Police Officer
Mark F. Schutter
Mark F. Schutter Class of 1974
Air Force, 20+ Years
Entered in April 1977 and retired April 2008. Was a Jet Engine Mechanic for 28 years and a Production Controller for 3 yrs.
Michael Hogg
Michael Hogg Class of 1990
Army, 20+ Years
Job was Stinger Missile Gunner eventually became Team Chief and in 1997 became an Instructor. Had 5 Tours of Dut ranging from Operation Desert Shield through Operation Endearing Freedom
Michael Hogg
Michael Hogg Class of 1990
Army, 20+ Years
Job was Stinger Missile Gunner then in 1993 became a Team Chief and in 1997 became an Instructor of Stinger Missile School at Ft. Bliss. Enlisted in January 1990 and did 5 Tours of Duty ranging from Operation Desert Shield to finishing up with Operation Enduring Freedom in January and retiring after 21years as a Staff Sergeant.
scott probasco
scott probasco Class of 2001
Army Reserves, 6 Years
serving in Afganistan currently
Thomas O. McMurtrie
Thomas O. McMurtrie Class of 1975
Army, 20+ Years
31.5 years of Service, Honorable Discharge, Field Artillery Cannoneer, through Command Sergeant Major, Units 4th FA, 88th USAFAD, 82nd Airborne, 1st Armored, 11th USAFAD, 1st Calvary Division, Garrison CSM Ft Hood, Pentagon Joint Staff
Todd Johnson
Todd Johnson Class of 1985
Air Force, 20+ Years
United States Air Force Chief Master Sgt. I have had an awesome time!

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Class of '85

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