Military Alumni

Military High School 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

Alan J. Mascsak
Alan J. Mascsak
Class of 1970
Marine Corps, 20+ Years

Commissioned as Second Lieutenant in 1975. Retired as Major in 1995. Served as Operational Communicatons Officer, Naval Aerial Observer, Russian Foreign Area Officer, and U.S. Defense Attache in the Republic of Armenia. Service in the continental U.S. (Virginia, California), Europe (Germany), Africa (Somalia), Asia (Japan, South Korea, Philippines), and the Middle East (Armenia). Personal Awards: Defense Meritorious Service Medal (2 awards), Meritorious Service Medal, Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal.
arthur fromm
arthur fromm
Class of 1963
Air Force, 4 Years

USAF Radio Ops SAC March AFB
Det B42 5th Special Forces Viet Nam 65- 66
Barry Ramlow
Barry Ramlow
Class of 1963
Army, 2 Years

24 Months active duty; 16 months in US and 8 months in Germany.
Bill Lee
Bill Lee
Class of 1957
Navy, 4 Years

Machinery Repairman Second Class
Chuck Yates
Chuck Yates
Class of 1967
Navy, 4 Years

1968 - 72. RADIOMAN 2nd Class (E-5). After boot camp, attended Radioman school in Bainbridge, MD. Then stationed at CNRTC, Omaha, Nebraska (May 69 to July 71). Last duty station was aboard USS Hunley (AS-31) which was then located at Charleston. Two weeks later, ship was reassigned to Guam. While traveling to Guam, crossed international date line and equator at 00 / 00 degrees which makes me a GOLDEN shellback. Thanks to all Clay Alumni for "your service."
Coleen Koester Brillhart
Coleen Koester Brillhart
Class of 1985
Air Force, 8 Years

Food service specialist, San Vito Air Station, Brindisi, Italy
Dean Klotz
Dean Klotz
Class of 1964
Navy, 2 Years

Hospital Corpsman on destroyer USS William C. Lawe DD763
Earl W Woodworth
Earl W Woodworth
Class of 1945
Navy, 2 Years

Yeoman stricker-------replaced the Waves in Wash. DC. Tough duty.
Gary Arquette
Gary Arquette
Class of 1974
Army, 4 Years

Assigned to: HHC, 5th Inf. Div., HHC. 3d Armor Div. And HHT 3d Squadron, 12th Cavalry Regiment.
Gary Bricker
Gary Bricker
Class of 1964
Army Reserves, 5 Years

Heavy equipment operator
Gene Dale
Gene Dale
Class of 1965
Army, 20 Years

1976-1996 first Gulf war, Desert Storm and got to travel the world. Retired a Major, Engineer Branch..
Jack M Gowing
Jack M Gowing
Class of 1964
Army, 4 Years

Served from 01/1964 to 02/1968
67n20 Helicopter Repairman
10/1965 to 10/1966 Vietnam
Jack Mulvain
Jack Mulvain
Class of 1956
Army, 3 Years

Specialist 5th Class, served as a producer/director and production supervisor for Southern Command Network in the Canal Zone
James H. Wilkins
James H. Wilkins
Class of 1963
Air Force, 6 Years

USAF Special Security Forces, Vietnam January 1968-April 1969 Air Force Intelligence assigned to Joint General Staff, Saigon. Stateside assignments at K.I. Sawyer AFB, Marquette,MI and Grissom AFB, Indiana (both SAC bases.)
Larry Gladieux
Larry Gladieux
Class of 1959
Air Force, 4 Years

Intercepted Russian missile launches during the Cuban missile crisis and later scrambled fighter jets in preparation for the Viet Nam war
Matthew J. Wixsom
Matthew J. Wixsom
Class of 1974
Coast Guard, 14 Years

Graduated with Honors from US Coast Guard Academy in 1978 as an Ensign. Weapons, Combat Information, Communications and First Lieutenant on USCGC VIGOROUS (wMEC 627) Graudated with distinction from USCG Maritime Law Enforcement School enroute to Commanded USCGC POINT MONROE (WPB 82353) as a LTJG for two years, including assisting in the Cuban Sealift of 1980. Planning and Projects Officer for the Search and Rescue Branch for the Third Coast Guard District in New York as a Lieutenant. Left active duty in 1984 and served for a year with the El Paso Intelligence Center and the National Narcotics Border Interdiction System, S.W.. Moved to Missouri and was the Administrative Officer then Executive Officer of reserve units. Left the Reserves in 1988.
Nick Sass
Nick Sass
Class of 1984
Marine Corps, 20+ Years

Enlisted service 7 Nov 1983-28 Aug 1989
Officer service 28 Aug 1989-1 Sept 2010
Retired as a Lieutenant Colonel
Numerous combat operations and deployments world-wide
Robert J Wymer Jr
Robert J Wymer Jr
Class of 1964
Air Force, 4 Years

Served in Amarillo, Texas. Supply Specialist following Critial Items for B52 & KC135 engine parts. Also part of base closure team Amarillo was both an ATC & SAC combination base
Robert Wymer
Robert Wymer
Class of 1964
Air Force, 3 Years

Served 3 yrs 4 mo 3 days Amarillo AFB was part of closure team Aid to base commander
Ron Kline
Ron Kline
Class of 1964
Air Force, 4 Years

Ground power Mechanic with the 443rd Airl Lift Wing,
Ronald Bedra
Ronald Bedra
Class of 1970
Navy, 20+ Years

Retired Navy Chief Hospital Corpsman
Sgt Lisa Henschen
Sgt Lisa Henschen
Class of 1977
Army, 9 Years

Mess Sargent
Theodore W. Mitchell
Theodore W. Mitchell
Class of 1969
Navy, 20+ Years

Retired in 1999 as Chief Fire Controlman.
Tom Overmier
Tom Overmier
Class of 1964
Army, 2 Years

FDC crew chief for 6/27th Heavy Arty in Song Be, Viet Nam; LZ Buttons 69-70.
Veda (Smalley) Kipp
Veda (Smalley) Kipp
Class of 1964
Navy, 2 Years

Radioman 3rd Class

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A collection of my poetry will be published by Kelsay Press this summer. It's been a long time coming.
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