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

Angel Spray
Angel Spray
Class of 1982
Army, 2 Years

Served 2 years in the US Army as a supply specialist Fort Jackson SC, Fort Riley KS and For Sam Texas
Ashley Gaskins
Ashley Gaskins
Class of 2003
Navy, 1 Years

Currently finishing training as a nuclear machinist mate in New York.
Brock Boston
Brock Boston
Class of 2006
Air Force, 2 Years

Signed for 4 years, been to iraq, japan, germany. Based in japan right now going to Whireman, Missouri in a few months
Charity Chambers
Charity Chambers
Class of 1997
National Guard, 6 Years

Joined the 186th Military Police Company of the Iowa Army National Guard during senior year. Completed a six year enlistment before receiving an honorable medical discharge.
Cody Thompson
Cody Thompson
Class of 2005
Army, 1 Years

Commissioned as a 2LT in May and will head to Ft. Sill, OK for 6 weeks of BOLC II, followed by 15-18 months at Ft. Rucker, AL for Initial Entry Rotary Wing training.
Cullen Wurzer
Cullen Wurzer
Class of 2006
National Guard, 7 Years

Cavalry scout. Iraq and Afghanistan
Dick McClure
Dick McClure
Class of 1973
Navy, 4 Years

U.S. Navy from January 1973 - April 1977. Joined the Iowa Army National Guard in Novermber 1987 and retired in July 2011.
Duane Beavers
Duane Beavers
Class of 1986
Navy, 15 Years

Joined the Navy out of college as a Sonar Technician Surface, hunt submarines from surface combatants. Currently assigned MIUWU 212 Gulfport, MS. Previous: 2 deployments Persian Gulf and numerous assignments around the Pacific Rim.
Forrest Parks
Forrest Parks
Class of 1988
Army, 18 Years

Join IANG in 1989 and served for 3 years in the Cav. Joined active Army in 1992 and has been serving as an Infantryman since then. Was stationed in Germany and deployed to Kosovo and Bosnia. Was also assigned to the US Embassy in Belarus.
Greg Slaughter
Greg Slaughter
Class of 2009
National Guard, 1 Years

I am a Cavalry Scout in the Iowa National Guard
Jay Urquhart
Jay Urquhart
Class of 1983
Marine Corps, 4 Years

'84-'88
Julie (Sesker) Lohr
Julie (Sesker) Lohr
Class of 1998
National Guard, 10 Years

Joined the 186th Military Police Company in 1997. Started working full time for the National Guard in 2000. Was deployed to Baghdad, Iraq February 2003-May 2004. Currently working in Perry as a Supply Sergeant for the 1168th Trans co
Matt York
Matt York
Class of 2005
Marine Corps, 2 Years

Currently deployed-Iraq
Mike Buckalew
Mike Buckalew
Class of 1971
Navy, 4 Years

Boot Camp at Great Lakes IL. Served on board the USS CANOPUS [AS-34] Submarine Tender at Holy Loch, Scotland 1971-1973. Transferred to the USS AYLWIN [FF-1081] anti-submarine destroyer. 1973-1975.
Mike Cicchi
Mike Cicchi
Class of 1998
Marine Corps, 9 Years

Commissioned in the Marine Corps after college. Currently a Harrier pilot stationed in NC. Has served in Iraq and Afghanistan.
Nathan Moss
Nathan Moss
Class of 2005
National Guard, 1 Years

Cavalry Scout with B 1-113
Nathan Slauson
Nathan Slauson
Class of 1970
Air Force, 3 Years

3 years Active Duty and 12 years ANG.
Richard (Dick) McClure
Richard (Dick) McClure
Class of 1973
Navy, 4 Years

Served in the U.S. Navy from July 12, 1973 - April 27, 1977. After being out for ten years enlisted in the Iowa Army National Guard where I am still serving with over 22 years there.
Squire Hutcheson
Squire Hutcheson
Class of 1992
National Guard, 2 Years

Currently member of American Legion in Grimes
Squire Hutcheson
Squire Hutcheson
Class of 1992
National Guard, 2 Years

Joined the 194th LRS Airborne in his senior year. Was in for two years before getting a medical discharge for knee injuries.
Steven Lemke
Steven Lemke
Class of 1999
Army, 7 Years

3 Years Active Duty overseas including 2 years in Korea and 1 year in Iraq. 4 year reserve stationed in Pocahontas, Iowa
Tyler Tingwald
Tyler Tingwald
Class of 2003
Air Force, 6 Years

SSgt Tingwald Is in the middle of his 3rd tour and currently in Afghanistan. We are very Proud of him
Vince Broderick
Vince Broderick
Class of 1971
Air Force, 20+ Years

Flying assignments included the F-4G Wild Weasel at Clark Air Base in the Phillipines and the EF-111 Raven at RAF Upper Heyford in Great Britain. Also had Staff Officer tours in Korea and the Pentagon. My last assignment was an Exercise Plans Officer working with the Air Forces in Central and South America, and the Carribean.

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Class of '70

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Class of 1961

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Our Dallas Center - Grimes 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 Dallas Center - Grimes High School Military to know that they are loved and appreciated. All of us in Grimes are proud of our military alumni and want to thank them for risking their lives to protect our country!