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

Andrew Kohler
Andrew Kohler Class of 2008
Army, 1 Years
U.S army airborne infantryman, attending ranger training
Charles Kohler
Charles Kohler Class of 2005
Army, 3 Years
Serves as a Military Police Officer, was first assigned to 543rd MP Comapny out of Fort Drum New York, Deployed in Support of Operation Iraqi Freedom, at Camp Taji Iraq for 15 months performing numerous missions in support of the war on terror, has since returned to the United States and is now a SGT, and is assigned to Fort Belovir Virginia with duty in the National Capital Region including the Pentagon he is the driver/bodyguard for Brigadier General Johnson, the commanding general of the U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Division and the Provost Marshal General of the U.S. Army. his awards and decoration include, the ICM,GWOT, NCO ribbon, Armed Service Ribbon,NDSM,Good Conduct Medal, the Army Achievement Medal with OLC, Overseas Service Ribbon and the Army Commendation Medal with OLC
Charles Kohler/ Andrew Kohler
Charles Kohler/ Andrew Kohler Class of 2005
Army, 7 Years
Charles- 05-08' Military Police w/ service in iraq 06'-08', Criminal Investigations Special Agent 10'-Present. Andrew- 08'-Prsent, Army Ranger with mulitple tours, Afghanistan and Iraq
Doug Constantine
Doug Constantine Class of 1961
Air Force, 7 Years
USAF pilot, forward air controller and Air Liaison Officer- most of my flying time in B-52D,F and H models. Flew a couple of 24 hr air born alert flights over the Actic. Was the 25th ROK division ALO following capture of the Pueblo.
Eric Dreshler
Eric Dreshler Class of 1993
Navy, 2 Years
US Navy, USS Carl Vinson
Ian Clugston
Ian Clugston Class of 1979
Army, 10 Years
4 years U.S. Army & 6 years Army Reserve
Karl Walker
Karl Walker Class of 1985
National Guard, 10 Years
Infantry, mortars, mechanized
Kurt Garnjost
Kurt Garnjost Class of 1970
Air Force, 20+ Years
Four and one-half years as a fuels specialist and 15 1/2 years as a JAG. Retired in 2000. Assignments in San Antonio; Okinawa (twice), Rome, NY; Blytheville, AR; Washington, DC; Zagreb, Croatia; RAF Mildenhall, UK. NATO Claims Officer in Croatia and Bosnia. Legal Advisor for a combined search and recovery mission in Windhoek, Namibia.
Miguel Ceja Vazquez
Miguel Ceja Vazquez Class of 1998
Navy, 4 Years
Machinest Mate
Robert D. Vail
Robert D. Vail Class of 1979
Marine Corps, 6 Years
Military Policeman Sept. 1981-Sept. 1987
Ryan Appleby
Ryan Appleby Class of 2001
Marine Corps, 7 Years
Infantry Marine. Served with V23 and V33. Served in Operation Enduring Freedom Phillippines and Operation Enduring Freedom Afghanistan. Currently serving as a Marine Security Guard. Served as a MSG in Moldova, Syria and Germany.
Steve Scoble
Steve Scoble Class of 1979
Air Force, 4 Years
Traffic Management Office Clark AFB Philipines 1979 - 1981 Dover AFB Delaware 1981 - 1982
T. K. Byrne
T. K. Byrne Class of 1976
Navy, 20+ Years
Enlisted 1979, assigned Aircrew and SAR crew HC-16 Pensacola, Commissioned 1980 Newport, R.I. , Surface Warfare Officer. Gunnery and Missile Office/Deck Officer aboard Knox-FF-1052, Yokosuka , Japan, Deck Officer and Navigator aboard Blue Ridge LCC-19, Yokosuka, Japan. Assigned to COS at Allied Forces Southern Europe, Naples, Italy. Follow on tours Commanding Officer, Reserve Support detachments to Samuel Groves Pascagoula, Mississippi and Sacramento AOE-1, Bremerton, Washington. Retired 1999 at rank of Commander.
Timothy Fraunfelder
Timothy Fraunfelder Class of 1992
Marine Corps, 16 Years

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