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

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
Bill Lee
Bill Lee Class of 1957
Navy, 4 Years
Machinery Repairman Second Class
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
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.)
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
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
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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