Excelsior Springs High School Alumni

Excelsior Springs, Missouri (MO)

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

Benjamin Watson
Benjamin Watson
Class of 2002
Marine Corps, 5 Years

Currently serving
Carroll H. Day Jr.
Carroll H. Day Jr.
Class of 1983
Air Force, 10 Years

Accounting and Finance Technician. Disaster Preparedness training, First Aid Training. Served during Desert Storm but wasn't in theater of action.
Chris Bartlett
Chris Bartlett
Class of 1986
Air Force, 6 Years

Computer Operator / COMSEC Specialist
Donna Johnston (Beers)
Donna Johnston (Beers)
Class of 1986
Army, 4 Years

Russian Linguist and Intelligence Analyst; Desert Storm Veteran
John B. Sharp
John B. Sharp
Class of 1952
Army, 20+ Years

Entered basic training in January 1954 and retired in Novemvber 1984. Commissioned in 1959. Served 38 months in Germany; one tour in Korea; two in Vietnam; the rest of the time was spent in the US. Basic branch was Infantry; highest rank was Colonel (06).
Joseph Ray Kirkman
Joseph Ray Kirkman
Class of 1968
Marine Corps, 20+ Years

infantry Vietnam and Desert Storm
Kevin Patton
Kevin Patton
Class of 1984
Marine Corps, 20+ Years

Active Duty Marine from 1984 to 1995, Marine Reserve from 1998 to 2000, field radio operator and Forward air controller. Missouri National Guard, 1107th AVCRAD, 2000 to 2008, Aviation supply tech. Retired with 20 years total service. While serving in the military, participated in Operation Desert Shield, Desert Storm, Operation Restore Hope Somolia, Operations Iraqi Freedom and Enduring Freedom.
Larry Coleman
Larry Coleman
Class of 1991
Army, 17 Years

Army Major
Michael L. Till, II
Michael L. Till, II
Class of 2000
Army, 3 Years

Satellite communications 235th signal company at Ft. Gordon GA ,served in Korean and Iraq
MICHAEL R. CARDER
MICHAEL R. CARDER
Class of 1974
Air Force, 5 Years

I was a jet engine mechanic at Travis AFB, CA. Made rank of SSGT. I worked on the C5 TF39 Jet Engine.
Michael R. Carder
Michael R. Carder
Class of 1974
Air Force, 5 Years

After high school, I enter the United States Air Force. I learned how to become a jet engine mechanic. I was stationed at Travis AFB, CA. from 1974 to 1979. The aircraft that I worked on was the C5A in MAC. I repaired, modified, assembled, and tested the TF-39 GE turbofan jet engines. I left with a honorable discharge as a Staff Sargent.
Paul E Backs
Paul E Backs
Class of 1968
Marine Corps, 20+ Years

Infantry, Air Traffic Control and Jet Figher Pilot
Penny King (Harvey)
Penny King (Harvey)
Class of 1988
Navy, 2 Years

I served 2 1/2 years in the US Navy
Rick McAfee
Rick McAfee
Class of 1993
Marine Corps, 5 Years

H&S BN MP Co 1st FSSG MCB Camp Pendleton CA
MP School Lackland AFB TX
MP Company MCB Quantico VA

Reactivated for Operation Desert Storm MP Company MCB CA
Ron Basham
Ron Basham
Class of 1971
Navy, 4 Years

Served from 1972 to 1975 on USS Kitty Hawk CV63. I was a Photographers Mate. Served in last 1.6 years of war and rest in peacetime.
Shane G. Beckwith
Shane G. Beckwith
Class of 1978
Army, 20+ Years

Construction Supervisor
Steve Gray
Steve Gray
Class of 1981
Coast Guard, 5 Years

1982 - 1984 Cordova, AK aboard the USCGC Sweetbrier.

!984 - 1986 Small Boats Station, Portsmouth, VA

1986 - 1987 H-3 Aircrewman, Air Station SItka, AK

Classmates Spotlight

Excelsior Springs High School Classmates

Larry Stringer
Class of '99

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