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!

Lost Class Rings

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Honored Military Alumni

Allen Mott
Allen Mott
Class of 1970
Navy, 6 Years

Torpedo Men E5 on SSBN 610 and SSBN 630 Fleet Balistic Submarines.
Brian Chambers
Brian Chambers
Class of 1975
National Guard, 20+ Years

Active Duty Guard 20 Years
Charles McDonough
Charles McDonough
Class of 1970
Navy, 20+ Years

Served 28 years in the Navy
Enlisted in 1971, commisioned in 1983 and retired in December 1999
Christopher Neis
Christopher Neis
Class of 1997
Army, 13 Years

Active Army 3 years Iowa National Guard 10 years
Glen Askeland
Glen Askeland
Class of 1983
Army, 20+ Years

Currently serving in the Army, waiting to retire, so excited
Jeff Fry
Jeff Fry
Class of 1983
Marine Corps, 20+ Years

Served in A Co. 1at Combat Engineer Battalion, 1st Marine Division. Served at S-3 2nd Supply Bn, 2FSSG, Served at B Co. 8th Engineer Support Bn. 2nd Force Service Support Group, Served at C Co. 3rd Combat Engineer Bn, 3rd MarDiv Okinawa, Served at B Co. 8th Engr. Supt Bn.2FSSG. Served at Marine Corps Engineer School as an Instructor, and as Academics Specialist. Served at Minefield Maintenance Platoon, Marine Corps Barracks Guantanamo Bay Cuba, Served at S-3 Headquarters and Service Bn, Marine Corps Base Camp Lejuene NC and lastly served at Base Range Maintenance, Marine Corps Base Camp Lejuene NC as Projects/Construction Foreman
John A. Fridley
John A. Fridley
Class of 1982
National Guard, 6 Years

John served in the army reserves and then the army national guard. He served for 6 years.
Kenneth Tromp
Kenneth Tromp
Class of 1967
Army, 8 Years

Served in Viet Nam 70-71
AST for Ia National guard in Oskaloosa 72-76
Steven Martin
Steven Martin
Class of 1987
Army, 4 Years

I served for 4 years with the 101st Airborne Division's Bravo Company of the 1st Aviation Battalion. We were an Attack Helicopter battalion that employed the AH-64A. I served from August of 1990 to April of 1991 in Saudi Arabia and Iraq during Desert Storm.
Tim  Fridley
Tim Fridley
Class of 1978
Army, 20+ Years

U.S. Army 78-92 KSARNG 92-04
William Denniston
William Denniston
Class of 1964
Army, 3 Years

1964-1967 Ft. Leonard Wood, Mo; Fort Sam Houston, Tx; Seoul, Korea; Pleiku, South Vietnam

Classmates Spotlight

Eddyville-blakesburg High School Classmates

Bill Butler
Class of '92

Alumni Stories

High School Alumni Stores

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School News

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