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

Brandan Robertson
Brandan Robertson Class of 2003
Army, 3 Years
Army Infantry, Styrker, stationed in Iraq now
Charles Sanders
Charles Sanders Class of 1977
Navy, 13 Years
Cold War Vetaren, Qualified in Submarines 1980. Served on USS Compass Island AG-153 - Submarine Navigation research, USS Abraham Lincoln SSBN-602 - Missle Submarine, USS Michigan SSBN 727 - Trident Submarine (Commissioning Crew), USS Ohio SSBN -Trident Submarine. Shore duty - Trident Refit Facility, Bangor, Wahington.
Dan Matheny
Dan Matheny Class of 1975
National Guard, 20+ Years
Missouri Army National Guard 1980-1981 Missouri Air National Guard 1981-2008 United States Air Force 2004-2008 Retired Senior Master Sergeant - deployed World wide as an active duty Air Force Communications Engineer. Iraqi Freedom Veteren.
Danny Smith
Danny Smith Class of 1979
Air Force, 10 Years
Worked with munitions systems after tech school in Denver Colorado. Stationed overseas for six and a half out of the ten years served. Got out of the service after Desert Storm to settle down and raise a family.
Devin Backes
Devin Backes Class of 2007
Army, 7 Years
Allied Trades Specialist
Frank Birkner
Frank Birkner Class of 1988
Air Force, 20+ Years
Retiring in December
Howard  (Lukie) Christian
Howard (Lukie) Christian Class of 1962
Army Reserves, 20+ Years
Retired as a Medic in the Army Reserves. Make the rank of First Sergeant(E8)
Jacob Strange
Jacob Strange Class of 1998
Air Force, 7 Years
Operation Allied Force Operation Southern Watch Operation Noble Eagle Operation Enduring Freedom Operation Iraqi Freedom
James Andrew Allain
James Andrew Allain Class of 2003
Army, 4 Years
Basic Training D 2/47 INF, Fort Benning, GA AIT B73rd ORD, Fort Gordon, GA 12th Combat Aviation Brigade, Katterbach, DE Operation Iraqi Freedom 07-08 308th BSB, 17th FIRES BDE, Ft Lewis, WA
JAMES DEARING
JAMES DEARING Class of 1974
Air Force, 15 Years
12 years active, 3 years USAF Reserves, honorably discharged September 30, 1994 from active duty. Honorably discharged USAFR October 1, 1996. Veteran of 1st Gulf War (Desert Storm). Lifetime member of DAV and Air Force Sergeants Association.
Jason Douglas
Jason Douglas Class of 2003
Army, 3 Years
Commissioned as officer August, 2007. In Iraq now, leading CBRN platoon in Stryker cavalry unit.
Jeramiah Andrew Druml
Jeramiah Andrew Druml Class of 2012
Marine Corps, 3 Years
Marine Corps Riflemen and Financial Technician
Justin Snodgrass
Justin Snodgrass Class of 2002
Marine Corps, 8 Years
I Served 8 Great years and i regret none of it.
Larry Hume
Larry Hume Class of 1961
Air Force, 20+ Years
After graduation and fooling around the summer of 1961, I joined the Air Force on September 6th. My duty stations in order were Altus AFB, Oklahoma, Bien Hoa AB, Vietnam (1966-67), Richards-Gebaur AFB, Missouri, Hq Air Defense Command, Colorado Springs, Colorado (1968-72), back to Richards-Gebaur AFB (1972-1976), Elmendorf AFB, Alaska (1976 -79), McConnell AFB, Kansas (1979-80) and finally Carswell AFB, Texas where I retired in the grade of Chief Master Sergeant (E9) on October 1, 1981. I enjoyed every minute of my service my country and would do it again. I am a life member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, Vietnam Veterans of America, and the Air Force Sergeants Association.
Lindsay Sumner
Lindsay Sumner Class of 2000
Marine Corps, 4 Years
USMC Reserves
MSG Ronald Brizendine
MSG Ronald Brizendine Class of 1974
Army, 20+ Years
Dec 73 to Dec 79 served in Army, 8th Infantry Division in Germany; May 1982 to March 2011, served in the Missouri Army National Guard as an Electronics Team Chief. Retiring March 31, 2011 with 34 years, 10 months of service.
Rear Admiral Richard A. Lemen
Rear Admiral Richard A. Lemen Class of 1961
U.s. Public Health Service, 20+ Years
After serving in the U.S. Army as a medic 1967-1968, I applied for a commission in the U.S. Public Health Service where I served 26 years obtaining the position of an Assistant Surgeon General of the United States and with the rank of Rear Admiral. I had duty in Europe, Asia, as well as multiple area of the U.S.
Robert F. Jones
Robert F. Jones Class of 1971
Army, 7 Years
I was a draft motivated enlistee.. Since I was in the last year of thew draft and my number was 3, I enlisted to get a job I wanted. After basic at Ft Leonard Wood, I went to Ft. Gordon Georgia for electronics training. After a year of school, I was sent to Camp Humphrys Korea with the Army Security Agency. After a one year tour, and a reenlistment, I was sent to Ft. Bliss at El Paso, Texas. During my time there, I went on a five month TDY trip to Sinop, Turkey. I finished my active duty with a 19 month tour of West Berlin.
Robert Wolfe
Robert Wolfe Class of 1972
Air Force, 5 Years
aerial gunner/weapons mechanic 16th Special Operations Squadron Spectre AC-130 Gunships

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