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 Earl L Vandermeulen High School class ring? Have you found someone's class ring? Visit our Royals lost class ring page to search for your class ring or post information about a found ring.
Honored Military Alumni
Bob Peeker Class of 1975
Marine Corps, 4 Years VMA(AW) 224. 76-80
Carl J Lindgren Class of 1971
Navy, 3 Years USS Intrepid USS Nitro
Charles (Chuck) Phillips Class of 1967
Army, 2 Years 1969 to 1971
Chris Frederick Brunn Class Class of 1964
Army, 1 Years I'm not sure how many years Chris served, but he was killed in Vietnam on February 17, 1969 and is honored on Panel 32W, Row 48 of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial
David M. Wiwczar Class of 1976
Air Force, 4 Years Security Police, Civil engineering
Harold C bachmann Class of 1953
Navy, 8 Years US Navy 1952 to 1953 Navy res 54 to 1960
James R Bennett Class of 1966
Air Force, 4 Years Jet aircraft mechanic, F-4 crew chief Vietnam 69-70
James R. Mallins Class of 1954
Marine Corps, 3 Years Spent 2 out of 3 year in Corp In Yorktown, VA as a Marine Guard.
James R.Mallins Class of 1954
Marine Corps, 3 Years USMC 1954 to 1957 : 9 Months at Camp Lejune,NC. 1955 to 1957 Marine Detachment Yorktown Navy Mine Dept.
Joe Gomer Class of 1970
Air Force, 20+ Years Acft.maintenance ( Tactical Air Comand) Worked every weapons platform that participated in Desert Storm, with the exception of F-117 Nighthawk
John Curran Class of 1966
Navy, 5 Years Sonar Technician 1st Class. 1967 - 1972. Vietnam service.
John D Murphy Class of 1973
Marine Corps, 20+ Years USMC from 1978-1998 retired a Major
John Dawson Class of 1959
Navy, 10 Years Operations Specialist,West coast, USS Brinkley Bass DD887
John Miller Class of 1966
Army, 20+ Years USMC enlisted 1965-71 Army 1974-96 Retired LtCol 29yrs, 9 months 6 days total service
Kim Raseman Class of 1967
Army, 4 Years Army Security Agency 20 months in Vietnam and 11 months in Korea
Lawrence G Buettner Jr. Class of 1967
Air Force, 8 Years I moved up to Alaska 1975 and been here ever since. I retired from Anchorage Fire Dept in 2000. I am married and we have 7 children. Just enjoying the good life! Hope to make it down for the reunion.
Matt Lynch Class of 1976
Army, 6 Years US Army Intelligence Analyst - Far East Asia
Pat Austin Class of 1984
Army, 4 Years Army Special Operations
Patrick K. Byrnes Class of 1975
Air Force, 20+ Years 438th Military Airlift Wing Master Crew Chief 305 Logistics Group Quality Control
sandy juanita perritt Class of 1975
Coast Guard, 20+ Years serch and rescue
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FYI--she was a great Field Hockey team mate!