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

Arumayta Martinez
Arumayta Martinez Class of 2000
Air Force, 6 Years
Went into the USAF right after high school. Served 6yrs and 8mo. as an Avionics Technician. Lived in Europe for 3 years. Now attending UCF finishing Finance degree.
Brian Schuler
Brian Schuler Class of 1983
Air Force, 8 Years
Desert Storm/Desert Shield. Ramstein Germany, and Hurlburt Field Florida
Christopher Adams
Christopher Adams Class of 1996
Air Force, 7 Years
I am an Explosive Ordnance Disposal Technician stationed at Eielson AFB, Alaska. I was at Whiteman AFB, Al Udeid, Bagram, Balad, and Kandahar.
David Cooper
David Cooper Class of 1997
Army, 10 Years
Captain David Cooper has served over ten years in various military organizations and has severed over seas in a a deployment to Kosovo. Currently he works as an Operations Officer in a WMD response unit in the Nebraska National Guard,
Dennis Wilson
Dennis Wilson Class of 1990
Air Force, 17 Years
Eric Moore
Eric Moore Class of 2003
Marine Corps, 5 Years
Erin Ball (Rickabaugh)
Erin Ball (Rickabaugh) Class of 2002
Army, 6 Years
I joined the Army Reserves right after graduation to pay for college, and chose to be a carpenter. I was studying Musical Theatre in PA, when I was pulled out in 2004 for deployment. I spent all of 2005 in northern Iraq rebuilding the bases and making them livable for the soldiers and Iraqi military. I met my husband in the military, and we were married shortly after our return from Iraq. Since then I have been continuing in the Reserves out of West Virginia.
Harry Reifschneider
Harry Reifschneider Class of 1992
Marine Corps, 16 Years
Served in the Infantry, Ejection Seat Mechanic (F/A-18 Hornet), Marine Security Guard in Keflavik, Iceland, Low Altitude Air Defense Officer and currently a student at the Naval postgraduate School in Monterey, CA.
Jackie Morales
Jackie Morales Class of 1998
Air Force, 4 Years
Personnel Officer
James Anderson
James Anderson Class of 1993
Army, 10 Years
Served one year in the reserves. Active duty for 9 years all as a 91D(surgical tech). Stationed in Ft. Sam Houston, TX, Seoul, South Korea and Ft. Bragg, NC
Joe Zamora Jr.
Joe Zamora Jr. Class of 1989
Marine Corps, 11 Years
Jolene Gomez Trappett
Jolene Gomez Trappett Class of 1995
Air Force, 9 Years
SSgt Trappett's an Information Manager Stationed at Eielson AFB Alaska. Previous duties include Elmendorf AFB Alaska, Camp Victory Bahgdad Iraq, Cannon AFB NM, Ali AB Iraq and Youngsong Army Post Korea.
Jose (Ricky) Scott
Jose (Ricky) Scott Class of 2005
Navy, 10 Years
Stationed in Middle East
Joseph Chavez
Joseph Chavez Class of 2002
Air Force, 2 Years
I'm an Aircraft Electrician on the F-15 C/D, and living in beautiful Las Vegas, NV.
Julie Criner
Julie Criner Class of 1998
Navy, 5 Years
Information Technician 2nd class
Julie Criner
Julie Criner Class of 1998
Navy, 5 Years
Was an IT in the Navy for 5 years.
Lance Rollason
Lance Rollason Class of 2000
Army, 6 Years
served 2 tours in iraq and recived the Purple Heart for wounds recived in combat
Lauren Felber
Lauren Felber Class of 1986
Army, 3 Years
Served United States Army right after graduating. Spent tour in Germany, where she was one of but a few females in the service. Times have changed, now. Women are far more common in the military, but in the 80's women in the military was still a big deal and every day was a big fight it seemed. No regrets, however.
Lori Trennel
Lori Trennel Class of 1979
Air Force, 4 Years
Aerospace Ground Equipment mechanic.
Melissa Tafoya
Melissa Tafoya Class of 1988
Marine Corps, 20+ Years
Served in the Marine Corps for 21 years, achieved the rank of Chief Warrant Officer 3.

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