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

Bryan Crandall
Bryan Crandall Class of 1977
Marine Corps, 4 Years
Joined after graduating 2 1/2 years Camp Pendleton Ca. 1 year Okinawa Japan. 6 months Camp Lejuan North Carolina motor transport maintenance. Semper Phi Marines
Ed Class of 1983
Marine Corps, 4 Years
Entered right after HS graduation. Avionics on Huey and Cobra helicopters. HMLA-267.
Hans K. Wild
Hans K. Wild Class of 1985
Air Force, 6 Years
The Office of the Staff Judge Advocate (JAG)
James (Jim) Payseno
James (Jim) Payseno Class of 1967
Navy, 4 Years
I enlisted in the U.S.Navy on March 17, 1969 and was Honorably Discharged on March 16, 1973. My boot camp training was in San Diego. I attended Class A school to become a Shipfitter/Welder. After completing school I served 2 years aboard the USS Alamogordo (ARDM-2) which was a floating dry dock home ported in Charleston South Carolina.During that time I was assigned to Class C Welding school where I became a certified welder. I was transferred to the USS Yellowstone (AD-27) which was a Destroyer Tender, also home ported in SC. My rank was HT2(E5) which is described as Hull Technician 2nd Class.
Jeffrey Sterner
Jeffrey Sterner Class of 1980
Coast Guard, 4 Years
Stationed on the US Coast Guard Cutter Sherman. WHEC-720 out of Alameda, CA for two years making Alaskan fisheries patrols up in the Bearing Sea. Last 2 years at Group Humboldt Bay in McKinnleyville, CA attach to the Mobile Maintenance & Repair team. Decided to make the mistake & join the AirForce Reserves in 2000. Trained as an A-10 Crew Chief. Was assigned at Beale AFB to the ABDR Group. That is Aircraft Battle Damage & Repair squadron. Squadron got decomishioned so for my last 2 years I was assigned to the 940TH Air Refueling Squadron at Beale working in the ISO Dock on KC-135's. Decided to get out after enlistment in 2006.
Jerry Jolly
Jerry Jolly Class of 1979
Air Force, 20+ Years
Enduring Freedom veteran. Assignments include Barksdale AFB, LA; RAF Bentwaters, UK; Cheyenne Mt AFB, CO; Travis AFB, CA; Davis-Monthan AFB, AZ. Retired in 2002.
Kristena Tunstall
Kristena Tunstall Class of 1992
Army, 6 Years
I served as a combat medic. I joined the Army Reserves on April 19, 1991. I decided to go active duty on March 30,1993. This is where I met my husband that I have been married to for the past 18 years. He is still currently serving.
robert pilarsky
robert pilarsky Class of 1967
Air Force, 20+ Years
many tours of duty overseas
Samuel James Cureo
Samuel James Cureo Class of 1969
Army, 2 Years
Boot Camp at Fort Ord, California June 1970. Was assiigned to the 4th Armored Division and stationed in Goeppingen, Germany same year. Served the remainder until December 29, 1971 with the 1st Armored Division as a Specialist in G3 /G4 Plans at Headquarters (7th Army)
Scott Sylke
Scott Sylke Class of 1989
Marine Corps, 12 Years
89 Boot Camp, CA 90 Armed Forces School of Music, VA 91-95 Marine Corps Band, SC 95-96 Legal Clerk, SC 96-99 Paralegal, NC 99-01 - Sr. Paralegal, Okinawa, Japan
Stuart Clark
Stuart Clark Class of 1986
Army, 11 Years
Served as a Linguist, Helped Bring Iron Curtain down, was there for for Germany's reunification, went to Desert Shield/Storm, and still hate both Commies and Radical Islmamists. If they would let me back in I would go, in a heartbeat!!!
Will Uland
Will Uland Class of 1989
Army, 3 Years
63w10 Wheeled Vehicle repair, Joined 1989 DEP Basic training 1990, Arrived in Saudia Arabia Dec 25 1990, served at Ft.Campbell, Ky afterwardsfor remaining tour of duty.

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