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

Bradford S. Miller
Bradford S. Miller
Class of 1971
Navy, 20+ Years

1971-1995 (24yrs) RET. Command Master Chief
RTC SD,USS STEIN DE1065,NAVSTA ADAK AK (3 TOURS),OPERATION DEEP FREEZE SOUTH POLE, USN CEREMONIAL GUARD WH (2 TOURS),USNAVFAC BARBADOS,USS FOX CG33,NAVCOMSTA THURSO,NSF DIEGO GARCIA,COMNAVSURPAC SD,RTC GREAT LAKES (CC), NEXCOM (CMDCM)
Dan Collins
Dan Collins
Class of 1975
Air Force, 4 Years

Maintenance Crew Chief B52
Daniel E. Miller
Daniel E. Miller
Class of 1960
Navy, 20+ Years

Served 6 years enlisted service - 25 years officer service retiring as Captain, NC, USN/RET
Eric Alber
Eric Alber
Class of 1988
Marine Corps, 4 Years

Served 4 years of active duty in the Marine corps. Veteran of Desert Shield/Desert Storm. Spent 10 months in Okinawa, Japan and 2 months in South Korea. Most of my last 2 years was spent in southern California, what a blast. Got out as an E-4 and joined the reserves and quickly picked up E-5. Great experience, glad that I did it.
HAROLD CADY
HAROLD CADY
Class of 1957
Army, 3 Years

LIGHT ARMY AIRCRAFT CREW CHIEF 1958-1961
HEnry Cooper
HEnry Cooper
Class of 1988
Navy, 20+ Years

Works on fight decks of nuclear powered Aircraft Carriers supervising the safe and expiditious launch and recovery of mission capable aircraft. Handles the crash and salvage crews. Has served at two training commands as a lead instructor and a liaison officer.
Jeff Chapman
Jeff Chapman
Class of 1988
Navy, 14 Years

6 years active duty and 8 years active reserve.
Jim Dierks
Jim Dierks
Class of 1967
Air Force, 20+ Years

Entered the USAF in August of 1968, retired in November of 1989. Vietnam Veteren (1970).
Married Diane Gerber in January of 1969.
One daughter;Carol ( James McCright).2 sons ( Scott & Joseph), 1 daughter (Jessica).
One son, Michael (Tonya Schaefer).1 son (Blake), 1 daughter (McKenna).
Joel Jones
Joel Jones
Class of 1955
Army, 20+ Years

Graduated from U of Iowa in 1960 with Regular Army Commission and served in the Infantry rising to the rank of Colonel. Served three tours in Vietman and was awarded the Silver Star for Gallantry in action. Retired in 1984. Now resides in Orlando, Florida, with wife Gail (Hinshaw) Jones. Married 58 years.
John Anderson
John Anderson
Class of 1978
Air Force, 20+ Years

Served 20 years active duty. Served in Operations Desert Storm and Iraqi Freedom. Stationed in Athens Greece, Omaha NE, Sacramento, CA and Tampa, FL. Retired in 2005
Jon Butz
Jon Butz
Class of 1988
National Guard, 5 Years

Served 5 of 6 years in the national guard. My mos was 31D/31M- Multichannel Communications. I served with the Clinton unit Delta Copany. I attended Basic Training at Fort Dix, NJ and AIT at Fort Gordon, GA. I earned the rank of Private First Class before my Honorable Discharge in '93.
Louis J legier
Louis J legier
Class of 1978
Army, 20+ Years

Airborne
Mathew Gordon
Mathew Gordon
Class of 1988
Navy, 4 Years

Served in Desert Storm/Desert Shield
Mathew Gordon
Mathew Gordon
Class of 1988
Navy, 4 Years

Served 4 years of active duty in the Navy. Veteran of Desert Shield/Desert Storm. Spent 2.5 years in Yokosuka, Japan. All of my last year was spent in southern California., on the Top Gun Base. Great experience, glad that I did it.
Mathew Gordon
Mathew Gordon
Class of 1988
Navy, 4 Years

Served 4 years in the US Navy on board the USS Midway during Desert Storm/Desert Shield
Maxon Widner
Maxon Widner
Class of 1980
Army, 20+ Years

Armor Crewman (M60 & M1 Main Battle Tanks)
Recruiter
Supply Sergeant
Merle Stottlemyer
Merle Stottlemyer
Class of 1957
Marine Corps, 20+ Years

M/Sgt Stottlemyer, USMC 1960-1980
Class of 1957 Clinton High School
Clinton Iowa
Michael A Smith
Michael A Smith
Class of 1962
Marine Corps, 4 Years

Sgt E5-5
Served 23 months in Viet Nam.
12 Months 1st Marine Divison 1st Recon.
11 Months 1st Cag.
Ronald G Ribble
Ronald G Ribble
Class of 1955
Air Force, 20+ Years

Enlisted 1956, was a TI and Electronics Repairman, graduated from OCS 1960...became a training officer then became a communications electronics officer..sent to UMC and earned a BSEE and MSEE in 3 years. Served in the Philippines and Thailand as unit commander. Served on PACAF ORI team as Comm-Electronics inspector. Served in Europe with DCA-Europe, Stuttgart Germany. Retired 1981.
Sandra Bryant
Sandra Bryant
Class of 1974
Air Force, 4 Years

Air Force runway support.
Steven L. Van Every
Steven L. Van Every
Class of 1971
Air Force, 20+ Years

Retired after 30 years of service as a Colonel. Flew t-37, T-38, F-111A/E, A-7, and F-16 with over 3,000 hours. Stationed in the Pacific, Europe, Stateside, and the Middle East.
Tom TenBoer
Tom TenBoer
Class of 1964
Air Force, 20+ Years

Served from 1966-1987 and retired as a Master Sergeant
William Gearman
William Gearman
Class of 1965
Navy, 6 Years

Served on USS St. Louis LKA-116 (while waiting for transfer to Nuclear Power school) and USS Bainbridge CGN-25 as a Engineering Laboratory Tech. During my time in the Navy I visited Hong Kong, Subic Bay, Singapore, Da Nang S. Viet Nam, Bandar Abbas Iran.
William P. Johnson
William P. Johnson
Class of 1962
Air Force, 20+ Years

Jet Engine Mechanic / Supervisor
Viet-Nam & Cold War Veteran
Served through out USA, Europe & SEA
Was abled to carry my profession in the USAF after retirement to a 20+ year career with GE as a Jet Engine Field Engineer for them through the world both for Military & Commercial applications.

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Kelly Holmes
Class of '81

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Our Clinton High School military alumni are some of the most outstanding people we know and this page recognizes them and everything they have done! Not everyone gets to come home for the holidays and we want our Clinton High School Military to know that they are loved and appreciated. All of us in Clinton are proud of our military alumni and want to thank them for risking their lives to protect our country!