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

Have you lost your Dexter High School class ring? Have you found someone's class ring? Visit our Fighting Cardinals lost class ring page to search for your class ring or post information about a found ring.

Honored Military Alumni

Amber Norris Weber
Amber Norris Weber Class of 1996
Navy, 4 Years
US Naval Service. Served in Maryland. Was a Tailhook on a ship among other service duties.
Dallas Tharp
Dallas Tharp Class of 1996
Army, 12 Years
Served in the US Navy right after leaving Dexter High. Was stationed on the USS Detroit AOE-4 and completed 2 Mediteranian cruises. Was in 2 operations, Operation Desert Fox and Operation Allied Forces. In 2003 Joined the US Army as a Military Police officer. Was looking for something different. Deployed to Iraq in 2004 - 2005 in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. My mission there was a Protective Service Officer for a General. Now I am currently back in Iraq, until May 2009, where I am currently working at a detainee detentional facility, a prison.
Donald W. Shafer
Donald W. Shafer Class of 1938
Army, 4 Years
Fought in WWII. Was in the second wave at DDay, fought in all the major battles at the end of the war, including St Lo, Ardenne Forest, Bastogne - Battle of the Bulge. These guys saved the world from Hitler's army and were heros, every one of them. Awarded the bronze star.
Randy Norris
Randy Norris Class of 1972
Air Force, 20+ Years
USAF. Served in VIetnam & Gulf Wars. Stationed in New Mexico, California, North Carolina, & many stations overseas. Boom (in-flight-air-refueling) on KC-135 & KC-10 Military Aircraft. Moved back to KS in 1990 where he finished out his military career at McConnell. Currently Manages RWD #5 & is a private pilot.

Classmates Spotlight

Dexter High School Classmates

Dallas Tharp
Class of '96

Alumni Stories

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School News

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