Military Alumni

Military High School 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

Andrew Branning
Andrew Branning
Class of 1988
Air Force, 16 Years

6 years on active duty, and still in the reserves. Tours done in Louisiana, Colorado, England, & Saudi Arabia.
Attila Barandi
Attila Barandi
Class of 1974
Army, 20+ Years

Pilot for rotary-wing (UH-1, OH-58, TH-55) and fixed-wing (OV-1, C-12C, F, RC-12K, RC-12N, U-21). Desert Storm, Bosnia-Hercegovina, Kosovo campaigns.
Benjamin C. King
Benjamin C. King
Class of 2006
Air Force, 1 Years

Serving at Andersen AFB, Guam as a Security Forces member.
Bob Kraus
Bob Kraus
Class of 1987
Air Force, 17 Years

I've been in the Air Force for almost 18 years since graduating from the Air Force Academy in 1991. I'm currently stationed at Virginia Tech completing a PhD before heading to Colorado Springs to teach again in 2010. I started out flying C-141's, then following Test Pilot School, flight testing the C-130J.
Colton Sturgill
Colton Sturgill
Class of 2015
National Guard, 4 Years

Army National Guard
Ft Leonardwood MO
812 Engineer Co
Curt Lucas
Curt Lucas
Class of 1988
Marine Corps, 6 Years

Desert Storm
Curt Lucas
Curt Lucas
Class of 1988
Marine Corps, 1 Years

Desert Storm
David Gregg
David Gregg
Class of 1990
Marine Corps, 4 Years

USMC Security Forces/ Infantry
Del Chapman
Del Chapman
Class of 1973
Air Force, 20 Years

Retired, Major
Loring AFB Maine/Ramstein AB Germany - Support Services
Randolph AFB TX - Inspector General staff
Chanute AFB Illinois – Squadron Commander
Maxwell AFB Alabama – Officer Training School Instructor
Wright-Patterson AFB Ohio – Executive Officer, Air Force Institute of Technology
Post Retirement – High School AFJROTC Instructor
Alabama, Wisconsin, California
Earnest Tyrone Powers(Terry)
Earnest Tyrone Powers(Terry)
Class of 1977
Army, 4 Years

Served w/25th Inf.Div.35th Inf B Co. Awarded 3 Army Achievement medals, the Army Accommodation medal, Good Conduct medal & the Over Seas ribbon.
Elaine Elek Matej
Elaine Elek Matej
Class of 1970
Army, 12 Years

Head Nurse in the 145th MASH, Nuclear, Biological, Chemical Warfare instructor, Range Officer
Jeremy Pozderac
Jeremy Pozderac
Class of 2002
Marine Corps, 4 Years

Heavy Equipment Operator
CSSC 147 LSE (-) Co.
Camp Pendleton, CA
Jim Sussman
Jim Sussman
Class of 1991
Air Force, 20 Years

Spent the last 20 + years with USAF and have lived in 10 countries. Deployed to Iraq three times and Afghanistan once. Currently, I'm I work for the FBI and just got transferred to Cleveland from Seattle. Deployed to Southwest Asia until September 2015.
John Haumesser
John Haumesser
Class of 1988
Navy, 1 Years

Briefly served in the United States Navy.
Karen Siler Cardo
Karen Siler Cardo
Class of 1983
Army, 3 Years

Flute/Piccolo Player - Admin. Assistant
Kathleen Wynne McDonald
Kathleen Wynne McDonald
Class of 1971
Navy, 3 Years

1973 to 1976 Naval Station 32nd Street, San Diego, California, Ford Island, Hawaii, Naval Air Station, North Island (part of Coronado Island in Sand Diego Bay), California
Kathleen Wynne McDonald
Kathleen Wynne McDonald
Class of 1971
Navy, 3 Years

1973 - 1976
Matthew Robinson
Matthew Robinson
Class of 2001
Army, 6 Years

Enlisted into the Guard in 2003 as a tanker. Got commisioned in 2005 from the Kent State University ROTC program. Spent most of my time so far at Fort Benning, GA. Enjoyed my first company command there and I am currently at Fort Stewart, GA getting ready to leave for Afghanistan in June 2009.
Matthew Weber
Matthew Weber
Class of 2000
Army, 4 Years

Operation Iraqi Freedom 2-3
Megan Cuebas
Megan Cuebas
Class of 2005
Air Force, 3 Years

123 KYANG SVF
Megan Cuebas-Parent
Megan Cuebas-Parent
Class of 2005
Air Force, 2 Years

Services, in the Kentucky Air National Guard
Melissa Ray
Melissa Ray
Class of 1989
Navy, 8 Years

Hospital Corpsman
Mike Sumodii
Mike Sumodii
Class of 1982
Army, 20+ Years

Retires after 22 years as a Warrant Officer. Received commission in 1995 in the Military Intelligence Corps. Retired in 2003 and now work for DIA at Offutt Air force Base. I cherish my Buckeye memories and those who had a positive influence.
Patricia (Neff) Borsos
Patricia (Neff) Borsos
Class of 1989
Air Force, 13 Years

Joined the Army in 1990; received Army Scholarship in 1996; received commission in 1999; transfered to Air Force in 2003 as commissioned officer.
Sam Shafer
Sam Shafer
Class of 1993
Air Force, 13 Years

Sam is a Military Policeman in the Air Force with 2 tours in Iraq.
Scott Paden
Scott Paden
Class of 1972
Navy, 4 Years

CommTech, Signalman, BM. USS Lexington, USS Fearless.
Scott Shelton
Scott Shelton
Class of 1973
Army, 6 Years

two years Okinawa...two years Germany...i had a lot of fun...
Suzie Edgington-Forte
Suzie Edgington-Forte
Class of 1989
Army, 4 Years

Army Signal Corp during Desert Storm
Medic and EMT as Reservist
Tammy (Crouch) Roles
Tammy (Crouch) Roles
Class of 1989
Air Force, 4 Years

Aeromedical Specialist.
Terry l. Reynolds
Terry l. Reynolds
Class of 1973
Army, 4 Years

101st. Screaming Eagle 426 S.S. 64th Ordinance Co. Fischbach Germany Ammo Storage 55B20. BOOM whoops my mistake.
Victor Robinson
Victor Robinson
Class of 1999
Marine Corps, 6 Years

US MARINE BAND

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Our Buckeye High School military alumni are some of the most outstanding people we know and this page recognizes them and everything they have done! Not everyone gets to come home for the holidays and we want our Buckeye High School Military to know that they are loved and appreciated. All of us in Medina are proud of our military alumni and want to thank them for risking their lives to protect our country!