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

al kmiecik
al kmiecik Class of 1962
Air Force, 4 Years
Air Police Division
al kmiecik
al kmiecik Class of 1962
Air Force, 4 Years
air police
al kmiecik
al kmiecik Class of 1962
Air Force, 4 Years
Military Police
Allen Heady
Allen Heady Class of 1974
Navy, 20+ Years
Entered the Navy in August of 1974 and retired in August of 2004. Tours of duty spent aboard ships and at shore. Was a Command Master Chief and was awarded two Navy Commendation Medals, two Navy Achievement Medals as well as other campaign and service medals.
Amy Spears
Amy Spears Class of 1981
Army, 8 Years
Joined in 1982, served in Bama, Germany and Calif. Currently in the Reserves in FL. Currently promoting to Captain, serving as an OT in medical unit.
Andrew Rivard
Andrew Rivard Class of 2000
Army, 9 Years
I am a Sergeant in the Army. I deployed to Iraq in 2006-2007. I was a member of the Army National Guard Honor Guard.
Bob Helton
Bob Helton Class of 1964
Marine Corps, 4 Years
US Marine Corps - Da Nang, Vietman 1968
Chris  Alexander
Chris Alexander Class of 1908
U.s. Public Health Service, 3 Years
Christopher has taught sixth grade language arts inclusion for four years. He is certified in regular and special education and teaches reading and language arts classes for students with and without various disabilities. He co-teaches English/Language Arts with Dana Mathis and Bill Harrell, and teaches three LANGUAGE! classes to enhance and improve the foundational reading skills of struggling readers.
Chris Spurlin
Chris Spurlin Class of 1991
Air Force, 4 Years
Computer Graphics Specialist 28th Comm. Squadron Ellsworth AFB, SD
Christopher Micheal Sroka
Christopher Micheal Sroka Class of 2009
Army, 2 Years
Wheeled mechanic at Fort Hood, Texas. Died September 14, 2012
David Cejmer
David Cejmer Class of 2002
Army, 3 Years
Combat medic, currently serving in Iraq
Denis Harper
Denis Harper Class of 1969
Army, 3 Years
Served as parachute rigger with the 82nd Airborne Division
Dennis Shavinski
Dennis Shavinski Class of 1958
Navy, 4 Years
Medical corpsman Great Lakes
donald(donnie} luckett
donald(donnie} luckett Class of 1963
Air Force, 3 Years
sgt in vietnam with 8th special ops served in laos and cambodia flu over the north during projet troic moon
ed kress
ed kress Class of 1991
Army, 4 Years
i've been around the world, seen and done alot. some places i love to forget.
Edwin Griswold
Edwin Griswold Class of 2004
Navy, 3 Years
Deployed to the middle east for OIF/OEF (operation iraqi freedom/operation enduring freedom) for 7 months, along with operation Iron Gate in Abu Dhabi.
James Allen Bianga (Jim Miller)
James Allen Bianga (Jim Miller) Class of 1983
Navy, 4 Years
Served aboard the USS Enterprise (CVN-65) as a Petty Officer 2nd Class during Kosovo, Operation Desert Fox, and was in the first response after 9/11. He served from 1997-2001.
Jimmie Vandevender
Jimmie Vandevender Class of 1952
Army, 3 Years
U.S. Army Band School, Ft. Dix, N.J., then flown to Bad Kreuznach, W.Germany for remainder of service, with the 2nd Armored Division Jazz Band,concert band,and marching band Honorable discharge w/good conduct medal. Years 1955 thru 1958
John McCollum
John McCollum Class of 1963
Air Force, 4 Years
Ssgt assigned to the 1st Fighter Wing, served 4 years in crash rescue.
John McCollum
John McCollum Class of 1963
Air Force, 4 Years
Served in the 1st Fighter Wing assigned to the Crash Rescue Group as a Crew Chief on a crash truck.

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