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

Andrew Lucas
Andrew Lucas Class of 1977
Army, 20+ Years
Career Infantryman, serving with the 75th Rangers, The Old Guard, 25th Inf Div, US Army Special Operations Cmd, Joint Special Operations Cmd &others from 1978-2005. He retired as a Lieutenant Colonel and continues to serve on the OSD Staff.
Andrew Reed
Andrew Reed Class of 1975
National Guard, 3 Years
Joined only 3 years ago. Finally my time to serve and they wrote a waiver for an old man! Basic at 54 was fun. I am a Behavioral Health officer. INNG.
Arthur E. Spooner, Jr.
Arthur E. Spooner, Jr. Class of 1965
Army, 2 Years
1st Lt., Infantry; Ft. Benning, GA; Ft. Hood, TX; VietNam
Bill Johnson
Bill Johnson Class of 1977
Army, 6 Years
Army Military Police, 1 year I South Korea
Blake Powell
Blake Powell Class of 2005
Army, 2 Years
Patriot missile engagement operator.
chad david parker
chad david parker Class of 1990
Air Force, 8 Years
Royal candian airforce gulf war 1991 B-52 bomberder served us army iraq in 2001 discharged after comming under fire by saving another soilder, honorable discharged
David Breece
David Breece Class of 1988
Air Force, 4 Years
I was an avionics systems specialist. I worked on radar on the F-15. Served for a year and a half at Kadena AB in Okinawa and a year and a half at Luke AFB in Phoenix. I wanted to stay in for the whole 20 years but I was disabled in a traffic accident in Phoenix and got a disability discharge instead.
David Coffield
David Coffield Class of 1979
Air Force, 6 Years
I worked in Supply/WRSK kits for the AWACS at Tinker AFB from 83-87 then Supply for Battle Damage A7 aircraft 87-89 also at Tinker.
David E Wilson
David E Wilson Class of 1974
Army, 20+ Years
Served as a Fire Direction Specialist for 155MM, M109 Self-propelled Howitzers, 1981-1983, Ft. Riley, Kansas. Left the service for a year and a half. Re-entered in April 0f 85 as a Ground Suviellance Systems Specialist. Staions include the 105th MI (Military Intelligence) Battalion, Ft. Polk, Louisiana, 103rd MI, Wurzburg, Germany, assigned to the 3rd of the 7th Cavalry at Camp Harris, Coburg, East/West Border camp, 104th MI, Ft. Carson, Colorado, 801st MI Detachment, DMZ, South Korea, 101st MI Battalion, Wurzburg Germany, assignments included a year in Bosnia and 5 months in Kosovo, and 311th MI, 18th Airborne Corp, Ft, Campbell where I retired in 2002. Currently work for the Program Manager, Aviation Systems, Redstone Arsenal, Huntsville, Alabama.
Heather Gray
Heather Gray Class of 1997
Air Force, 6 Years
Air Battle Manager on AWACS. Stationed at Tyndall AFB and Tinker AFB after one year as recruiter at Cal State Sacramento. Out in less than two months though!
Jacky Floyd
Jacky Floyd Class of 2006
Navy, 3 Years
Navy Corpsman currently Active Duty
Jason Padilla
Jason Padilla Class of 2002
Air Force, 5 Years
Currently in Germany with his wife.
Jeff McCleland
Jeff McCleland Class of 1988
Air Force, 19 Years
I'm currently the CBRNE (Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear and High Yield Explosives)advisor for NATO, serving in Geilenkirchen, Germany.
JOHN C. LUCAS Class of 1979
Air Force, 20+ Years
Career USAF, John serves proudly (over 20 years). A superb officer, husband, father & brother, you couldn't ask for a finer man. Thanks, John, for your service!
LANCE WILLIAMS Class of 1980
Navy, 4 Years
LANCE WILLIAMS Class of 1980
Navy, 4 Years
Lieutenant General Richard Harding
Lieutenant General Richard Harding Class of 1971
Air Force, 20+ Years
He just became the senior military attorney in the Air Force. He is the 16th Judge Advocate General of the Air Force.
Michael "Tony" Curtis
Michael "Tony" Curtis Class of 1993
National Guard, 17 Years
US Navy 1993-1999 Gunners Mate. US Air Force Reserves 1999-2002 Firefighter. Hawaii Air National Guard 2002-Present Pilot.
Michael Tripp
Michael Tripp Class of 1998
Army, 8 Years
Michael joined the Army Reserves in 1999. He was deployed to Afghanistan in 2005-2006. He returned home in May but decided that the Army was his calling. He re-enlisted for Active Duty in Feb 2007 and deployed the fall of 2007.
Neil Gitelman
Neil Gitelman Class of 1978
Army, 8 Years
Served over two years with 82nd airborne at Ft. Bragg, went to Germany for a year with 1st. Armored division, spent year and a half in MO. Then spent three years with SETAF command in italy. Started my service in 1979 and finished in 1987. Ran the motorpool.

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Betsy Pendleton
Class of '97

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Byron Petersen (1970)

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