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
Gary Sloan Class of 1959
Navy, 5 Years Entered the Navy in June 1959, Served on the USS Medregal (SS480) out of Pearl Harbor, HI and the USS Runner out of Norfolk VA. I was discharged in October 1964 as a Machinist Mate First Class MM1(SS).
James Gorman Class of 1943
Navy, 4 Years Served in WWII in the South Pacific
Kirk Balfanz Class of 1978
Navy, 20+ Years Went into boot camp July 78, Retired in July 98. Duty stations include Barbers Pt Hawaii VC1. Maine VP-26 Sub hunters. NAS Weapons department twice. Aircraft carriers USS America, Uss Kittyhawk. Uss Enterprise.
Mary Margaret Flynn, MD Class of 1959
Army, 9 Years 1978-1986. Service state side; Fort Ord, Letterman Army Medical Center, Bayne-Jones Army Hospital, Fort Polk LA
Mike (Mick) Wittrock Class of 1977
Navy, 20+ Years Retired as a Chief Petty Officer (Yeoman) with Enlisted Aviation Warfare Specialist Wings (EAWS).
Mike Reed Class of 1958
Navy, 20+ Years Duty on 3 submarines, one destroyer, 2 tours of duty Vietman,COMSUBPAC staff, Mirimar Naval Airstation, Submarine training center New London, CT and Pearl Harbor HI
Raymond Borowiak Class of 1958
Air Force, 20+ Years Joined the AF in Dec. 1958. Assigned to Civil Engineering. Worked in Grounds Section, Pavements Sectiion, Heavy Equipment, and Planning Section. Operated dump trucks, Dozers, Cranes, Earth Movers, Frontend loaders, etc. Been stationed at Kirtland AFB, New Mexico, Bitburg AF, Germany, Andrews AFB, Washington, DC, Moron AB, Spain, Bergstrom AFB, Austin Texas, Bien Hoa AFB, Vietnam, Cam Ranh Bay, Vietnam, Edwards AFB, California, Thule AF, Greenland, and back to Edwards AFB. Also we TDY to Kunsan AFB, Korea, Phalsbourg AFB, France, and Eglin AFB, Florida. Retired 1 Jan. 1979 as a Master Sargent..
Stacy Eckmann Class of 1987
Navy, 20+ Years Retired as a Machinist Mate Chief after 22+ years of service. Spent 16 of my 22 years at sea (not continuous). Main portion of my job was working with boilers, evaporator, AC&R, High Presure Air Compressors, Turbine Generators, large condensors, pumps and Marine Diesel Engines.
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