Military Alumni

Military Alumni

Honoring Our Heroes

This area is dedicated to our alumni that have served or are serving in our armed forces!

Lost Class Rings

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Honored Military Alumni

Alan Peterson
Alan Peterson Class of 1976
Air Force, 20+ Years
Commissioned as 2nd Lt after graduation from UCF in June 1980. Completed PhD in clinical psychology in 1990. Deployed in support of Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom. Selected for promotion to Colonel in 2005. Retired from active duty in 2006 and currently serves as a Professor at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio and as the Director of the STRONG STAR Multidisciplinary PTSD Research Consortium (www.strongstar.org).
ALLEN  Davis
ALLEN Davis Class of 1967
Army, 20+ Years
Retired as a cw-4. Joined the army in june of 67 and retired in sept 95
Aubrey W. Jones
Aubrey W. Jones Class of 1975
National Guard, 6 Years
Medical Specialist HHC 2/124 Infantry
Brian Foulk
Brian Foulk Class of 1997
Army, 14 Years
14 years of active and reserve. 3 deployments to Kuwait, Iraq, and Afghanistan.
Dale Laird
Dale Laird Class of 1975
Army, 15 Years
Served years Navy 75-79 Served 1 year Fla. Nationa Guard Served 11 1/2 years in the Army and retired in 1993 Served in the first Gulf War.
Daniel Penalosa
Daniel Penalosa Class of 1998
Navy, 4 Years
Served in the Navy from 2003 - 2007 on the USS Monterey and the USS Oakhill stationed in Norfolk VA.
Douglas S. Petitjean
Douglas S. Petitjean Class of 1982
Army, 20+ Years
25 years - US Army Special Forces
elymar talabong
elymar talabong Class of 1986
Army, 10 Years
Stationed in Shofield Barracks, Hawaii fom 1986 to 1989.
Hoeschen Jason
Hoeschen Jason Class of 1993
Navy, 15 Years
Corpsman "Doc"
Johnny Hughey
Johnny Hughey Class of 1986
Marine Corps, 8 Years
Served with the 2nd Marine Div., 2nd Supply Company, at Camp LeJuene NC.
Johnny Hughey
Johnny Hughey Class of 1986
National Guard, 3 Years
Currently in the Army National Guard, Deployed in 2012-2013 in Kuwait.
Juan Diaz
Juan Diaz Class of 1983
Air Force, 20+ Years
Air Trans,Aerial Delivery Rigger. Cold War, Gulf War, Iraqi Freedom, and Afghanistan Campaign Veteran
Karen Blum
Karen Blum Class of 1982
Army, 5 Years
Army Ordnance and Mechanic Gulf War Veteran
Kristina Arnold
Kristina Arnold Class of 2002
Army, 6 Years
Military Police Officer, Non Commissioned Officer, Team Leader 3 Overseas tours in support of the Global War on Terrorism
Michael  Xavier Fenn
Michael Xavier Fenn Class of 1965
Navy, 10 Years
8 Sep.1965- 8 Sep.75 Michael, was a Honorable discharged Navy AX [Anti Submarine Warfare Tech.] Crew-Chief,and Gunner on SH-3A Seaking Gunship Helicopters, for Heron-6 [HS-6 Squadron] served on a variety of Naval Aircraft Carriers; USS KEARSARGE CVS-33, USS BONHOMME RICHARD CVA-31, USS YORKTOWN CVS-10, USS HORNET CVS-12, USS FRANKLIN D ROOSEVELT CVA-42, with 2 tours of Vietnam,and Korea.
Michael A. Hunsinger
Michael A. Hunsinger Class of 1979
Army, 20+ Years
Retired
Nicholas Newman
Nicholas Newman Class of 2003
Navy, 2 Years
Nicholas started as an E-1 and quickly advanced to E-4 on board the USS Milius (DDG 69). He was in charge of all navigational plans including ports such as Maui, Pearl Harbor and Dubai. He his now serving until 2012 in the reserve unit OSU 0855 here in Orlando but is hoping to go back active duty in 2013!
Pete Harker
Pete Harker Class of 1966
Army, 20+ Years
27 Jun 1966 - 31 Aug 1987 Retired CW3, Signal Corps 1 tour Vietnam & Korea 2 tours Germany
Philip Alan Chepenik
Philip Alan Chepenik Class of 1981
Army, 20+ Years
30 Years of Service.
steve scrugham
steve scrugham Class of 1988
Army, 18 Years
was 1st gulf war and did 2 tours in the 2nd gulf war. I was wounded in my 2nd tour and had tobe RET.

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Charles Martin
Class of '86

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joe wike 1968

trying to let whom it may concern wanted the classmates of joe wike that he passed away and to post it where it needs to...
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