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

Alex Murray
Alex Murray Class of 1996
Army, 10 Years
I joined the Military in 1997 and it has taken me many places and allowed me to do many things.I am a e-5 trying on e-6 . Served i iraq for 12 months.
Amanda Mengelkoch
Amanda Mengelkoch Class of 2003
National Guard, 6 Years
Has served 6 years in the Army National Guard and many more to come. Served 1 year in Kuwait.
Caly Mackey
Caly Mackey Class of 1996
Army, 4 Years
I joined the Army in 1999, became an LPN through the Army Nurse Corps. I was stationed at Fort Stewart until I was honorably discharged Aug 2003, two weeks before my unit left for Iraq (without me!).
carroll anderson
carroll anderson Class of 1953
Air Force, 4 Years
served four years in the air force in ACRWON
Cathy Osterbauer
Cathy Osterbauer Class of 1996
Army, 8 Years
I was in the active Army for 6 years. I then joined the Army Reserved and was deployed to Iraq for 14 months. I left the Army as and E-6 (SSG) in May of 2005.
Daniel Allen
Daniel Allen Class of 2003
Marine Corps, 4 Years
15 MEU and spent some time in Iraq with them
Daniel Allen
Daniel Allen Class of 2003
Marine Corps, 4 Years
started out with the 15th MEU and went to Iraq and am now with 1st Maint BN at camp Pendleton
Jacob Gerold
Jacob Gerold Class of 2002
Air Force, 5 Years
Jacob has been enlisted in the US Air Force for the last 5 years. He has served as a Technical Applications Specialist with the Air Force Technical Applications Center (AFTAC), in Patrick AFB, FL.
Jae C. Rood
Jae C. Rood Class of 1990
Army, 12 Years
U.S. Army officer. I have served in Haiti, Bosnia, Korea, Hawaii, and Iraq compliments of Uncle Sam. Hooah!
John McCaffrey
John McCaffrey Class of 1977
Army, 20+ Years
Service 27yrs in the Army, station at Ft Drum, NY, Ft. Bragg NC, Viceniza Italy, Ft. Dix NJ, Camp Eagle Base Bosina, Camp Victory, Iraq, Grenada, Ft. Benning Ga,Ft. Sill OK, Andrews AFB, MD, retired as 1st SGT
Kent Wilcox
Kent Wilcox Class of 1978
Army, 4 Years
Military Police - Ansbach Germany and Fort Sam Houston (US Army Garrison)
Laura Plue
Laura Plue Class of 1999
Air Force, 5 Years
First stationed in England and now in New Mexico. I am a Aircrew Life Support Journeyman currently working with the C-130's.
Michael Swenson
Michael Swenson Class of 1998
Army, 8 Years
Sargeant for U.S. Army Reserves 353rd Transportation Unit in Buffalo. Served in Iraq for 11 months in Feb "03 until December "03.
Stephanie Matson
Stephanie Matson Class of 1996
Air Force, 4 Years
Stephanie served with the US Air Force as a commissioned officer. She served her time working as a Nuclear Weapons Control Officer at Minot AFB, ND.
Tom Greer
Tom Greer Class of 1966
Navy, 4 Years
Served on two different submarines. The first was a nuclear fast attack named the Permit and the second was a diesel boat named the Sailfish. I was a cook and it was very good duty. I was proud to serve.
Wayne Lotsberg
Wayne Lotsberg Class of 1962
Navy, 11 Years
US Navy carrier Jet pilot with 4 cruises to Viet Nam, 374 combat missions, 3 Distinguished Flying Cross awards and several other combat awards. Served as a Navy Jet Flight Instructor and won a Top Gun Award in 1971. Proud to have served my country.

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