Military Alumni

Military Alumni

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

Carl D. Dry
Carl D. Dry Class of 1952
Air Force, 10 Years
Radio operator - teletype/crypto repair - intercontinental missile system instructor 1952 to 1962. Discharged as E5 (Staff Sergeant) Living in Texas
Chris McDonald
Chris McDonald Class of 1989
Marine Corps, 4 Years
served from 1990-1994
denis "hutch" hutchison
denis "hutch" hutchison Class of 1971
Navy, 4 Years
us navy nucular submarine force
dennis hutchison
dennis hutchison Class of 1971
Navy, 4 Years
us submairne service and so was my brother keith rode nuk subs for four years,was ships cook and bakes for a crew of 130 sailors. and i did get to see alot of europe.
Edward Eugene Riggle, Sr.
Edward Eugene Riggle, Sr. Class of 1969
Navy, 20+ Years
Retired after serving 21-1/2 honorable years of service as a Radioman Senior Chief Petty Officer. Service Awards include: Vietnam Service Medal, Vietnam Campaign Medal, Humanitarian Service Medal, Combat Action Ribbon (with Bronze Star), Navy Unit Commendation (with Bronze Star), U.S. Coast Guard Unit Commendation (with Silver Operating Device), Navy Good Conduct Medal (with three Bronze Stars), Navy Commendation Medal (with Gold Star), Navy Achievement Medal, Sea Service Ribbon (with three Bronze Stars), Overseas Service Ribbon, and others.
Gerald A. (Gerry) Lefchik
Gerald A. (Gerry) Lefchik Class of 1962
Air Force, 20+ Years
Retired after having served Active Duty and in AF Reserve stateside and overseas with a total of 23 years in Data Automation and Aerial Port. Active Duty: original term during Viet Nam War and activated as Reservist during Desert Storm.
Jim Baker
Jim Baker Class of 1958
Air Force, 4 Years
Served in Cut Bank, MT - Madrid, Spain, AND Amarillo, TX 1958- 1963
John Sirochman
John Sirochman Class of 1976
Army, 8 Years
Navy (87-95) Army (08- )
Judy (Hornyak) Springer
Judy (Hornyak) Springer Class of 1959
Army, 4 Years
Army Nurse Corps
King Henderson
King Henderson Class of 1960
Navy, 7 Years
Submarine Service ETR1SS, Reactor Operator Diesel boat: USS Charr SS 328 Nuclear: USS Stonewall Jackson SSBN 634 5 patrols out of Guam
Lori Faulx
Lori Faulx Class of 1984
Air Force, 4 Years
Engine mechanic and maintenance scheduler for the F15
Michael Fichthorn
Michael Fichthorn Class of 1985
Air Force, 4 Years
Ground Radio Communications Repair
MIKE CESARE Class of 1979
Navy, 20+ Years
Pete DeComo
Pete DeComo Class of 1965
Army, 2 Years
Sargent, served in Vietnam 1969-70, in the 504th Military Police Battalion as an armored convoy escort.
Reginald T. Russell
Reginald T. Russell Class of 1989
Navy, 20+ Years
Psychiatric Practitioner
Tom Round
Tom Round Class of 1965
Army, 20+ Years
Taught math, head baseball coach, assistant basketball coach at FCHS from 1969 to 1981. Went on active duty with the Army in 1981 and retired as a full Colonel, Corps of Engineers, in 2003. Major awards are the Legion of Merit, 5 Meritorious Service Medals, and Overseas Service Ribbon, among others. Served a total of 31 years full and part-time. Served 8 years as a Senior Training Analyst for the Army before retiring in 2011.

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Class of '00

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