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

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.
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
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 Knutson
Stan Knutson Class of 1986
Marine Corps, 8 Years
join the marines and travel Alaske, Diego Garcia,philipines,Korea,Saudi Arabia, Kuwait,Iraq,Japan,Mexico,Okinawa,Bahrain,Greece, Italy, Spain,and Germany
Steve Calhoun
Steve Calhoun Class of 1970
Air Force, 20+ Years
MSgt/USAF Retired...3 and a half years Iowa Army National Guard...and 23 and a half years active service in the USAF
Tom Koch
Tom Koch Class of 1966
Air Force, 20+ Years
Enlisted in USAF 1969 and attended Officer Training School in 1978. Retired in 1994 with 25 years of service. Stationed overseas in The Netherlands and Germany, and 8 bases in the U.S.. Temporary assignments in South Korea, Japan, Phillipines, Okinawa, Alaska, and Hawaii.
William A Himes
William A Himes Class of 1965
Air Force, 20+ Years
26 yr US AIR FORCE. Stationed overseas : Thailand, Germany, Turkey, Hawaii. Temporary duty Johnston Atoll, throughout Europe, South America, and the U. S.

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