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

christopher a spaleny
christopher a spaleny Class of 2006
Army, 1 Years
infantry 240b gunner
Christopher RIkli
Christopher RIkli Class of 2000
Army, 7 Years
Airborne Infantryman, OEF and OIF vet, currently stationed in San DIego, CA as a recruiter.
Christopher Spaleny
Christopher Spaleny Class of 2006
Army, 1 Years
Army Infantry, stationed out of Ft. Campbell KY. Will be deployed to Afganistan in June.
dana lance
dana lance Class of 1967
Army, 2 Years
high voltage lineman
Dennis O'connor
Dennis O'connor Class of 1965
Navy, 20+ Years
Command Master Chief
Harry Kapp
Harry Kapp Class of 1961
Marine Corps, 4 Years
Aircraft ordnance
Heather Clark (Nice)
Heather Clark (Nice) Class of 2003
Marine Corps, 4 Years
In support of OIF and OEF, served as a water purification specialist. Developing potable water sources for FOB's.
Jayson Adler
Jayson Adler Class of 2005
Army Reserves, 8 Years
Army Reserve SSG. Served 8 years as of 2011 and still enlisted. 1 tour in Iraq. Full time Human Resources Specialist GS-9 for Department of Defense.
Jayson Adler
Jayson Adler Class of 2005
Army, 4 Years
SGT, Iraq Veteran.
john sherman
john sherman Class of 1980
Marine Corps, 14 Years
served in saudi and other ports over seas
John sherman
John sherman Class of 1981
Marine Corps, 14 Years
is now currently in the federal government as a federal officer.
Justin Spaleny
Justin Spaleny Class of 2003
Army, 2 Years
Army medic, out of Ft. Bliss TX. Currently deployed in Iraq.
Melanie (Rawlings) Lemus
Melanie (Rawlings) Lemus Class of 2000
Navy, 3 Years
2003-2006 US Navy Journalist. Served in Sasebo, Japan.
Nathan Schoech
Nathan Schoech Class of 1992
Army, 5 Years
88m in Germany,Fort Bragg NC for JFK Special Warfare Center and School. Sp Fors.
Patrick  Graham
Patrick Graham Class of 1987
Navy, 4 Years
Aircraft handler U.S.S. Kitty Hawk,
Rachael VanValkenburgh Overweg
Rachael VanValkenburgh Overweg Class of 1989
Navy, 5 Years
Served in Japan, and Hawaii with deployments in support of Persian Gulf War. Currently serving as Chaplain of VFW Post 2144 in Holland, MI and as part of the Honor Guard.
Randall Drake
Randall Drake Class of 1975
Army, 6 Years
Served in the communications corp. as a satellite/microwave operator and repairman. Served 2 1/2 years in Arizona and 3 1/2 years in Germany.
Richard Whinchester
Richard Whinchester Class of 1998
Army, 5 Years
he was stationed in iraq, he lost his closest partners . his wife gave birth while he was stationed in iraq his name is Carson Camille Oreeckj..
Seth Porter
Seth Porter Class of 2000
Army, 5 Years
Forward Observer
Stephen Hewitt
Stephen Hewitt Class of 2002
Marine Corps, 6 Years
Served 6 years in the US Marines. Served 4 tours to Iraq, 2 to Afghanistan and 1 tour in Haiti. Specialized in infantry tactics and served in the special forces. Currently a security advisor for the Department of Defense and US State Dept.

Classmates Spotlight

Buckley Community High School Classmates

Rachael Vanvalkenburgh
Class of '89

Alumni Stories

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School News

Alumni Reunion Dinner

Saturday May 28, at 5 pm.
Dinner at the small gym.
For Reservation's please call me at 231-269-3322.
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