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

Bernie Stone
Bernie Stone Class of 1990
Army, 11 Years
Still going! Now a Major.
Bryan Mallin
Bryan Mallin Class of 1987
Army, 16 Years
2001 Operation Enduring Freedom 2003 Operation Iraqi Freedom I 2008 Operation Iraqi Freedom IV
Dan Wisehart
Dan Wisehart Class of 1969
Marine Corps, 2 Years
Communications/Viet Nam era
Dave Allen
Dave Allen Class of 1971
Air Force, 20+ Years
Spent 2 years at RAF Mildenhall England during vietnam. The rest of my career was spent at Travis AFB California working and flying on C5, C141 and C17 aircraft.
George A. Burbules
George A. Burbules Class of 1978
Army, 20+ Years
Colonel George A Burbules served the United States Army with distinction over a 30-year career. Colonel Burbules was highly decorated, receiving over 25 medals for his achievements and service, the latest of which was the Bronze Star for his actions in combat in IRAQ.
George Burbules
George Burbules Class of 1978
Army, 20+ Years
COL George Burbules continues to serve the U.S. Army. His final assignment in his 30-year career will be in Afghanistan.
Greg Solem
Greg Solem Class of 1983
Army, 20+ Years
Active-duty, LTC, U.S. Army
James Gillette
James Gillette Class of 1969
Air Force, 4 Years
Nam era
Joe McLachlan
Joe McLachlan Class of 1984
Marine Corps, 6 Years
USMC Reserve, Heavy Machine Guns Platoon, Weapons Company, 2nd Battallion, 24th Regiment, 4th Marine Division. Enlisted 1987, San Diego Boot Camp; Operation Desert Shield-Desert Storm. Liberation of Kuwait, MUC, Good Conduct, Honorable Discharge.
Joseph J. Furco
Joseph J. Furco Class of 1995
Navy, 12 Years
Graduated from the US Naval Academy in 1999, now an active duty F-18 pilot based in California.
Marty Horn
Marty Horn Class of 1970
Army, 20+ Years
Military Police
MaryLouise Hawken
MaryLouise Hawken Class of 1971
Navy, 6 Years
Joined the Navy in 1973 and became a Dental Technician stationed at Camp Pendleton, CA. Served 4 years active duty and 2 years in the reserve before going to college.
Michelle Mahabir-Kelley
Michelle Mahabir-Kelley Class of 1988
Army, 2 Years
Served as a Medic overseas in Germany from 1989-1990. Disabled American Veteran, and Honorably discharged in 1990.
Nicholas M. Vuckovich
Nicholas M. Vuckovich Class of 1981
Marine Corps, 20+ Years
As a Marine Officer, commanded tank and mechanized units from platoon through battalion levels. Served two tours in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. Recipient of two Bronze Star Medals. Retired as a Lieutenant Colonel, June 2007.
robert l beckman
robert l beckman Class of 1971
Air Force, 20+ Years
was a aircraft maintenance technician served 10 years over seas korea, germany, and japan.retired from active duty went to college. and working civil service for the navy .
Thomas J Petersen
Thomas J Petersen Class of 1967
Marine Corps, 9 Years
Enlisted before I knew better. No regrets.
Wayne Maki
Wayne Maki Class of 1982
Navy, 6 Years
Served 6 years 4 months in the nuclear navy. 2 1/2 years aboard USS Tennessee as a division officer and later as Tactical Systems Department Head. served 2 years at the Navy's research lab in Dahlgren, VA.

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Carolyn Stock
Class of '84

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