East High School Alumni

Sioux City, Iowa (IA)

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

Anthony Knox
Anthony Knox
Class of 1998
Army, 4 Years

Served 4 years in Active Duty U.S. Army Europe and deployed for 15 months to Baghdad, Iraq in support of Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom from March, 2003 - July, 2004. Military Occupational Specialty was Ammunition Specialitst 55B.
Craig Owens
Craig Owens
Class of 1966
Air Force, 4 Years

USAF, SSGT, stationed at Norton AFB CA, USAF Hospital Wiesbaden, Germany, Bolling AFB Washington DC
Darrel Stuart
Darrel Stuart
Class of 1968
National Guard, 20+ Years

11 years w/185th ANG. 22 years w/ 147th Avn, ARNG
Darrel Stuart
Darrel Stuart
Class of 1968
National Guard, 20+ Years

32 years in the Natonal Guard with 20 years of Active duty. 18 years as the Operations Sergeant for the National Guard Counterdrug Taskforce.
donald j sutton
donald j sutton
Class of 1951
Navy, 4 Years

uss ca 130 bremerton heavy cruser during the korean war t hree tures of duty off the korean coast
Duane Broyhill
Duane Broyhill
Class of 1978
Army, 20+ Years

Combat Engineer 8 yrs
Recruiter 12 yrs
Retired by Cincinnati, Oh
Joel R. Alvarey
Joel R. Alvarey
Class of 1964
Army, 20+ Years

US Military Academy, Viet Nam, JAG, Germany, Colorado, Virginia,Kansas
Kevin Martensen
Kevin Martensen
Class of 1984
National Guard, 16 Years

Iraq 1990-1991, Kosovo 2003-2004, Pre deployment Iraq 2006
Kevin Martensen
Kevin Martensen
Class of 1984
National Guard, 16 Years

Iraq, Kosovo, Ft Hood. Katrinia search and Rescue with 24 Med Med medevac, Flood Dutie 2008, still in the Iowa guard, best dutie was in lincoln ne as a flight medic for the army
Kevin Mathistad
Kevin Mathistad
Class of 1978
Air Force, 20+ Years

Satellite /Microwave Technician
Melody Gibbs Nichols
Melody Gibbs Nichols
Class of 1983
Air Force, 4 Years

Served overseas and stateside.
Accounting and Finance
Michael Buell
Michael Buell
Class of 1989
Marine Corps, 20+ Years

America, Alaska, Okinawa, Japan, Philippines, England, Saudia Arabia, Kuwait, Iraq, India.
Michael Stange
Michael Stange
Class of 1978
Air Force, 20+ Years

Avionics Technician/ Command Functional for the A-10.
Phil Wendzillo
Phil Wendzillo
Class of 1984
Air Force, 20+ Years

30 Years service - 14 years Army - 16 years Air Force. Still Active Contracting Officer. Korea, Germany, Curacao, Krygyzstan, Qatar, Kuwait, Turkey, Belgium, Luxemberg. DMZ, Desert Storm, 9/11, Operation Enduring Freedom
Phil Wendzillo
Phil Wendzillo
Class of 1984
Air Force, 20+ Years

30 Years service - 14 years Army - 16 years Air Force. Still Active Contracting Officer. Korea, Germany, Curacao, Krygyzstan, Qatar, Kuwait, Turkey, Belgium, Luxemberg. DMZ, Desert Storm, 9/11, Operation Enduring Freedom
Reece Sunclades
Reece Sunclades
Class of 2009
Air Force, 1 Years

fuel systems specialist on aircraft and helicopters, specifically the Blackhawk
Rick Freese
Rick Freese
Class of 1973
Army, 20+ Years

Spent 32 years in the U.S. Army and retired as a Sergeant Major
Rick Winegardner
Rick Winegardner
Class of 1970
Army, 3 Years

US Army active, 1972-1974. US Army Corps of Engineers. Iraq, Afghanistan and Romainia.
Sgt Kevin Martensen
Sgt Kevin Martensen
Class of 1984
National Guard, 16 Years

Iraq 1991-1992, Kosovo 203-2004, Ft Hood Tx
2006, Search and rescue missions Hurrican Katrinia with the 24th med air ambulance as a flight medic, Iowa flood dutie 2008 Iowa Guard
Stan Jaacks
Stan Jaacks
Class of 1965
Navy, 4 Years

Operated radar aboard ship that directed the ships guns.

Classmates Spotlight

East High School Classmates

Jan Ellis
Class of '66

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