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

A. Larry Abernathy
A. Larry Abernathy Class of 1960
Air Force, 20+ Years
28 years active duty. Tour in Viet Nam 1969-70. Pilot, retired as Colonel. Flew all around the world including Antarctica.
Alan L W Gunsul  MD
Alan L W Gunsul MD Class of 1944
Army, 2 Years
Army Air Corp (The Brown Shoe Air Force) in AACS as a cryptographer. 18 months overseas . In the Balkans during combat then became NCOIC G2 in Naples Italy. Top rank S/Sgt. Awarded Bronze Star for ground combat in Greece
Bob Anderson
Bob Anderson Class of 1968
Marine Corps, 8 Years
Viet Nam service for 2.5 years
Charles Anderson
Charles Anderson Class of 1982
Navy, 20+ Years
AD1(AW)
Clarence Joseph (Mike) Sweeney
Clarence Joseph (Mike) Sweeney Class of 1951
Army, 8 Years
Drafted into the U.S. Army December 8, 1958. Graduated from the 6th Army NCO Academy 1959. Attended Infantry OCS. Served in the 1st Infantry Division and the 101st Airborne Division. Killed in Vietnam while serving with the 101st Airborne Division on February 7, 1967.
Colin Young
Colin Young Class of 1992
Army, 12 Years
Sergeant
Corky Gavin
Corky Gavin Class of 1959
Army, 20+ Years
Commissioned in 1963 upon graduation from Seattle University. Served as a Tank Platoon leader in Germany, Cavalry Troop Commander, 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment, Ft Lewis, and Squadron Commander 4th Squadron 12th Cavalry, 5th Mech Div Fort Polk LA. Taught at the U.S. and British Army Staff College and as U.S. Army Exchange Prof at the Philippine Military Academy. Served 3 tours in Vietnam as Ground Liaison Officer, 3rd Tactical Figher Wing, Advisor to 6th Vietnamese Cav Regiment and as Operation Advisor to Dinh Tong Province.
Ed Hock
Ed Hock Class of 1967
Marine Corps, 2 Years
KIA - Viet Nam, Feb. 12, 1969
Fred Blue
Fred Blue Class of 1968
Navy, 2 Years
Fred served in the US Navy and served as a combat search & rescue aviator off of the USS Bon Homme Richard in Vietnam in 1969& 70.
Harlow H. Stevens
Harlow H. Stevens Class of 1954
Army, 20+ Years
Airborne, RANGER, Special Forces
Joanne Avanti
Joanne Avanti Class of 1985
Air Force, 20+ Years
Began military career as an aeroevacuation medical technician in February of 1987. Went into the reserves and am currently serving as a Chief Master Sergeant - E9 as a Superintendent of Aerospace Medicine. The years have just flown by
Kevin Bosshart
Kevin Bosshart Class of 1989
Air Force, 15 Years
Still serving in the military and currently in Southwest Asia until the September/October timeframe.
Larry Allen Letterman
Larry Allen Letterman Class of 1964
Army, 2 Years
KIA Viet Nam, November 1967
Leldon Edwin Hock, Jr  (Ed)
Leldon Edwin Hock, Jr (Ed) Class of 1967
Marine Corps, 2 Years
Killed in Action in Viet Nam on Feb. 12, 1969.
Marc A. Drake
Marc A. Drake Class of 1977
Army, 6 Years
1979-1985. Medical Records Specialist.Friedberg,Germany. Honorable Discharge. Disabled Veteran.
Nicole (King) Connors
Nicole (King) Connors Class of 1990
Navy, 8 Years
Served from 1991 to 2000 VAQ-34 NAS Whidbey Island AIMD NAS Whidbey Island Security

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Foster High School Classmates

Mary Ann "cookie" Kyllomem
Class of '62

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