Ellensburg High School Alumni

Ellensburg, Washington (WA)

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

Have you lost your Ellensburg High School class ring? Have you found someone's class ring? Visit our Bulldogs lost class ring page to search for your class ring or post information about a found ring.

Honored Military Alumni

Bud Hickenbottom
Bud Hickenbottom
Class of 1952
Navy, 20+ Years

Retired 1974. 22 years active service. Chief
Radioman Cryptographic field.
20 years Federal Civil Service, General Manager
Cryptographic Repair Facility, San Diego, CA
Retired 1994 after 20 years.
Bud Hickenbottom
Bud Hickenbottom
Class of 1952
Navy, 20+ Years

Chief Radioman
Bud Hickenbottom
Bud Hickenbottom
Class of 1952
Navy, 20+ Years

22 years active duty. Retired Chief Radioman.
Served aboard heavy cruisers, destroyers,
minesweepers, auxillaries and ComSeventhFleet
Staff (Pacific). Entered Federal Civil Service in
1974 and retired in 2004 as a
GM-13 General Manager of the Cryptographic
Repair Facility, San Diego, CA.
Joe Meldrum
Joe Meldrum
Class of 1968
Navy, 4 Years

Extensive jet aircraft training in Memphis, TN, stationed at NAS Cecil Field near Jacksonville, FL
Lee Sheley
Lee Sheley
Class of 1949
Army, 2 Years

Certified Medical Technician Serving with 7779 Medical Group during Korean war
Leo Bray
Leo Bray
Class of 1967
Army, 20+ Years

Retired from the United States Army in 1989 upon completion of twenty years of service. Served in increasingly responsible positions in Virginia, Georgia, Vietnam, Germany, Washington, DC, Korea, Maryland and New Jersey.

Classmates Spotlight

Ellensburg High School Classmates

Sherri Kuehl
Class of '90

Alumni Stories

High School Alumni Stores

Read and submit stories about our classmates from Ellensburg High School, post achievements and news about our alumni, and post photos of our fellow Bulldogs.

School News


Phillip G. O'Neill died February 25, 2013. Class of 1949
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Our Ellensburg 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 Ellensburg High School Military to know that they are loved and appreciated. All of us in Ellensburg are proud of our military alumni and want to thank them for risking their lives to protect our country!