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

Class of 0
, Years
Andrew M. Herd Jr
Andrew M. Herd Jr Class of 1958
Navy, 20+ Years
Retired in 1993, as a CWO4, Surface Warfare Officer, specializing in Nuclear Systems repair. Assigned to train and qualify the first two women to serve on board a US Navy ship (USS Vulcan AR-5) served in both the Atlantic fleets, stationed in Guam, M. I. Served as director of the US Navy Damage Control School, Norfolk, Va.obtained a commercial pilot license, taught ground school on board ship and ashore in Guam, & Springfield , Ma. Taught AC/R technology at Tidewater Community College, before retiring to Fl.
Anthony Novak
Anthony Novak Class of 1989
Army, 17 Years
17 years and counting, 2 tours in Iraq with 101st Airborne Division, 1 year in Korea, 4 Years with EOD, currently Observer/Controller at Fort Polk, LA.
Bill Swafford
Bill Swafford Class of 1972
Navy, 20+ Years
- Peacekeeping Force in Beruit Lebanon - Desert Storm / Desert Shield - Kosovo No Flight Support USS Roosevelt CVN-71 -To many cruises to number around the world.
Brenda Clark
Brenda Clark Class of 1986
Navy, 20+ Years
Intelligence Specialist- Pensacola, FL, Kings Bay, GA, Peal Harbor Hawaii, San Diego, CA, & Washington, D.C. TAD to Bahrain during Desert Shield/Storm
charles a harrison
charles a harrison Class of 1981
Army, 4 Years
Served 4 years in U.S Army.Stationed in Ft Carson Co.,Ft Knox,Ky and Bad Hersfeld,West Germany
Dan Arden
Dan Arden Class of 1974
Army, 20+ Years
Marine from 1974 to 1980 Army from 1981 to 2006
Donald Nickle
Donald Nickle Class of 1958
Marine Corps, 4 Years
Aviation Radio Repair
Ed Hearn
Ed Hearn Class of 1976
Navy, 20+ Years
Leading Petty Officer-5 ship and 4 shore commands
edward j brousseau
edward j brousseau Class of 1964
Army, 20+ Years
Retired 2006 as a Major General after 34 years of service. Retired in Virginia - currently a professor at a small college in Virginia
ERNEST MANERCHIA
ERNEST MANERCHIA Class of 1973
Army, 4 Years
U.S. ARMY INFANTRY UNIT. SERVED 2 YEARS IN GERMANY AND TWO YEARS IN OKLAHOMA. SERVED AS A SERGEANT INCHARGE OF A MORTAR SQUAD IN BOTH EUROPE AND THE UNITED STATES.
Frank M. Albano
Frank M. Albano Class of 1975
Air Force, 3 Years
Honorably Discharged; 436 Military Airlift Command Security Police. 436 Military Airlift Command Freight traffic Specialist.
Gabe Atchison
Gabe Atchison Class of 1992
Marine Corps, 5 Years
USMC Marksmanship Instructor, USMC Rifle Team
Gabe Garzia
Gabe Garzia Class of 1982
National Guard, 13 Years
Served 14 months in the desert Sept. 2004 thru Nov. 2005. Getting ready to attend Warrant Officer school in July thru Oct 2010. Then deployed again in Jan.2011 for up to 18 months.
George Johnson
George Johnson Class of 1976
Air Force, 10 Years
Support Equipment Technician E-3A AwACS, SR-71, A-10, KC-135
Gerald Turnbull
Gerald Turnbull Class of 1976
Marine Corps, 4 Years
4 years
James Dietz
James Dietz Class of 1998
Marine Corps, 15 Years
Enlisted 1999-2011 and attained the rank of GySgt (E-7), Selected for Warrant Officer in 2011 and left the Marine Corps in 2015 as a Chief Warrant Officer - 2 (CWO2). Was stationed in Yuma, AZ (3 yrs) ; Camp Pendleton, CA (9 yrs); Monterey, CA (1 yr); Quantico, VA (2yrs). Deployed to Iraq four times (2003, 2004-5, 2006, 2008), and Afghanistan twice (2010, 2012). Personal Awards include: Purple Heart, Joint Service Commendation Medal, Navy/Marine Corps Commendation Medal, Navy/Marine Corps Achievement Medal, Combat Action Award (second award), Good Conduct Medal (third award).
James F. Yunker
James F. Yunker Class of 1961
Navy, 4 Years
Electronics Technician, Communications
Jason (cathcart) Waters
Jason (cathcart) Waters Class of 1998
Army, 3 Years
Cavalry Scout/ Reconaissance. Led missions at the Armor School on Ft. Knox, KY.
jeremy johnson
jeremy johnson Class of 1999
Army, 5 Years
finance/ deployed to iraq twice

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