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

Adam Appleberry
Adam Appleberry Class of 2004
Army, 5 Years
Field Artillery Officer
Casey Stump
Casey Stump Class of 2007
Air Force, 8 Years
2W0X1 - Munitions Systems Technology. Stationed at Sheppard AFB, TX, Kadena AB, JP, and Camp Darby, IT.
David L. Reinhart
David L. Reinhart Class of 1959
Army, 20+ Years
proudly served in rvn
Elizabeth Ann Atha
Elizabeth Ann Atha Class of 2007
National Guard, 3 Years
Elizabeth leaves for Iraq during the summer 2009 for 15 months. Please send your prayers with her for a safe return home.
George Winslow
George Winslow Class of 1964
Navy, 20+ Years
US Navy Retired (1985) - Helicopter air crewman during Vietnam conflict - On astronaut recovery ship for Apollo 8, 11, and 12 - Spent 110 days at sea during Iran Hostage Crisis
Gerald Seelinger
Gerald Seelinger Class of 1971
Air Force, 20+ Years
Retired from USAF in 1992
Gerald Seelinger
Gerald Seelinger Class of 1971
Air Force, 20+ Years
served 1972-1992
James Earl Wells
James Earl Wells Class of 1971
Army, 11 Years
91B Combat Medic
James Edward Slone
James Edward Slone Class of 1958
Marine Corps, 4 Years
Stationed in Okinawa, Japan as mechanic. Helped with a mission church while on tour in Okinawa.
James W. (Jim) Wheatley
James W. (Jim) Wheatley Class of 1969
Air Force, 20+ Years
4 years Active Duty in Security Police 27 years in the Reserves in Fire Protection Been There, Done That!
James Wells
James Wells Class of 1971
Army, 11 Years
Army/National Guard. Combat Medic and Recruiter
Jim Wheatley
Jim Wheatley Class of 1969
Air Force, 20+ Years
Active and Reserve time. Security Police & Fire Protection. Fire Chief at Peterson AFB CO, Whiteman AFB MO, then Scott AFB IL. Traveled all over the world.
Major Jed J. Rogers (USAFR-Ret)
Major Jed J. Rogers (USAFR-Ret) Class of 1973
Air Force, 20+ Years
Morse Code Radio Intercept Operator; Intelligence Analyst, Target Officer, Electronic Combat Officer. Served in Missouri, Kansas, South Carolina, Florida, Massachusetts, Texas, Italy, N. Africa, Central America, Haiti, and other locations locations.
Matt Vandenburg
Matt Vandenburg Class of 1997
Air Force, 9 Years
Matt served in the Defense Finance and Accounting Service squadronfor 9 years. In that time he and his family lived in Nebraska, Hawaii, and Texas. Matt has also traveled to Guam and Canada for military exercises.
Michael Stanley
Michael Stanley Class of 1979
Marine Corps, 20+ Years
Travelled extensively throughout the Far East and the West Coast. Loved California so much that I ended up retiring here.
Nate Jessee
Nate Jessee Class of 1996
Navy, 12 Years
recently accepted into officer training program. Will receive commissioning in May 2011
Travis Schneider
Travis Schneider Class of 1992
Navy, 11 Years
Riverine Units , Land Warfare

Classmates Spotlight

Butler High School Classmates

Jeffrey Nissen
Class of '01

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