Military Alumni

Military Alumni

Honoring Our Heroes

This area is dedicated to our alumni that have served or are serving in our armed forces!

Lost Class Rings

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Honored Military Alumni

Andrea Fierst
Andrea Fierst Class of 1998
Army, 10 Years
Operation Iraqi Freedom III (22 months deployment), Tallil AB; Sep 05- July 07
Arnie Barland
Arnie Barland Class of 1974
Marine Corps, 4 Years
Jet Engine mechanic F4 Phantom and F18 Hornet Semper Fi
Bruce Rick
Bruce Rick Class of 1974
Navy, 6 Years
3 years active 3 years reserve
Dennis Linn
Dennis Linn Class of 1962
Navy, 3 Years
Vietnam era Enlisted MM2 served aborad USS Constellation CVA 64
Gary Engebretson
Gary Engebretson Class of 1967
Navy, 20+ Years
Served on USS England (DLG-22) during VIet Nam in the Gulf of Tonkin; recalled to active duty for Desert Storm; awarded Seabee Combat Warfare badge; awarded Navy Commendation Medal; retired as Commander 1 April 2000.
Jason Weisbrich
Jason Weisbrich Class of 1990
Army, 4 Years
15 Months Mousl Iraq Oct 2007 to Jan 2009 m-2 gunner, SAW gunner, and Heavy Equipment Operator.
Jim Ross
Jim Ross Class of 1962
Air Force, 6 Years
4 years active, two years reserves. One year in school in Illinois, and three years in Montana maintaining electronics on Minuteman ICBM nuclear missiles.
Ken Warner
Ken Warner Class of 1966
Marine Corps, 2 Years
Vietnam in 1968 - 1969
Kenneth Winslow
Kenneth Winslow Class of 1974
Air Force, 20+ Years
Flight Nurse
Mary Blankenship
Mary Blankenship Class of 1985
Navy, 20+ Years
Enlisted 1985: Basic Training Orlando; "A" School Meridian, MS; stationed in San Diego, CA Selected for NROTC in 1986: Completed BS at Saint Joseph's in Philadelphia 1987-1990 Commisstioned 1990: Stationed in Rota, Spain; Stuttgart, Germany; Monterey, CA; Indianapolis, IN; and Yokosuka, Japan.
Michael S. Knapp
Michael S. Knapp Class of 1983
Air Force, 6 Years
Spent time at MacDill AFB, Tampa, Fl. Deployed to Honduras and El Salvador Lived in The Philippines, Clark Air Base
Nathaniel Jeffrey Preble
Nathaniel Jeffrey Preble Class of 2001
Army, 12 Years
12 years in as of 16 JAN 14 ETS in 15 JUN 15 will have 13 years and 6 months and will switch over to the Army Reserve when I get out of the Active Army.
Suzanne Wenlund-Buss
Suzanne Wenlund-Buss Class of 1975
Air Force, 4 Years
Served from 1976 through 1980. Based at Andrews Air Force Base in Washington D.C. Supported electrical power in the 2045th Communications Group which supplied power for communications to Air Force One.

Classmates Spotlight

Brooklyn Center High School Classmates

Marquitta Lawson
Class of '05

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