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
Aaron Balsamo Class of 2005
Air Force, 3 Years U.S. Airforce Security Forces, Deployed in support of OEF. Currently working Elite Guard at United States Stratetigic Command. Headed to Military Working Dog School to be a k-9 Handeler in December
adam renwick Class of 1999
Air Force, 3 Years airborne systems engineer
April Standish/Morton Class of 1998
Marine Corps, 5 Years Served 5 years in the Marine Corps as a 6112 (Flight Line Mechanic on CH-46E).
Ashley Moore Class of 2002
Marine Corps, 6 Years Currently stationed at New River Air Station Jacksonville, NC. Currently deployed to Iraq.
bridgette mattern Class of 1992
Navy, 4 Years was in the United states Navy for 4 yrs stationed in Pearl Harbor Hawaii I was a storekeeper
Bruce Smith Class of 1967
Navy, 20+ Years 22+ years 4 Viet Nam cruises.Retired as a Chief Petty Officer
Christopher M. Dye Class of 1989
Navy, 20+ Years Joined the Navy in August 1989. Served many overseas deployments throughout his career on submarines USS Baltimore, USS Pennsylvania, and USS Montpelier. Shore duty at NAS Jacksonville Navy Brig in Florida and Submarine Training Facility in Norfolk, Virginia. Also served 6 months emergency Temporary Duty at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. ET1 Dye has earned the Joint Services Achievement Medal, Navy Achievement Medal, and Joint Meritorious Medal, among several others. ET1 Dye will retire from the US Navy after 20 years of distinguished service in August 2009.
Dale Brown Class of 1969
Marine Corps, 6 Years E-5 Sargent: Nuclear, Biological and Chemical NCO
Danett Crespo (Bell) Class of 2004
Marine Corps, 5 Years I left for bootcamp 2 hours after graduation. I spent 2 years in Okinawa Japan and am finishing my enlistment in Quantico Virginia. I have been a combat photographer all 5 years. Its been a blast but im ready to get out.
DENNIS O. BRINK JR Class of 1995
Navy, 12 Years JOINED THE NAVY ON SEPT 11, 1995 AFTER BOOTCAMP WAS STATIONED ONBOARD USS COLE FOR 5YRS, SPENT 3YRS IN PUERTO RICO AND MY LATEST TOURS AT MOBILE EXPEDITIONARY SECURITY FORCE DET 23 AND INSHORE BOAT UNIT 41 HAVE BEEN NOTHING BUT REWARDING.
Diana Lee (Vogus) Bodner Class of 1979
, 20+ Years Military Officer for the United States Army.
Earl F. Craig Class of 1983
Army, 20+ Years US Army Special Forces 18E, 1st & 3rd Group
Jaime Rafferty (Eldred) Class of 1994
Air Force, 6 Years Served from 1994-2000 as a Cryptologic Linguist in Chinese Mandarin. Was stationed in Monterey, CA for 63 weeks for language school, six months in San Angelo, TX for technical training, three years in Hawaii at Hickam AFB/Kunia RSOC, and one year at Ft. Meade, MD, at NSA.
James R Deniker Class of 2002
Army, 2 Years Currently Stationed at Fort Hood, TX. His job, as an EOD Tech, is spent working with the local Police. Civilian and Military. EOD is Mil. version of Bomb Squad
Joanne Delpine Class of 1996
Army, 3 Years 91P - Radiology Technologist
Joanne Delpine Class of 1996
Army, 3 Years Radiology Specialist
Justin Bullman Class of 2004
Air Force, 6 Years Justin left for basic training Sept 2004. He has been stationed at Offutt AFB for 4 years and is currently stationed in Virginia working at the NGA in Maryland. Justin is a Staff Sergeant and is coming up on his 6th year this September.
Kathleen Wright Class of 1980
Air Force, 2 Years Basic training at Lackland AFB. Went to ATC school in Biloxi, MS. Served in Okinawa, Japan with the 1962 ISG.
Lee Glowacki Class of 1980
Army, 20+ Years CW5 (Ret) CH-47D/F Chinook Pilot Mainz Germany Ft Lewis WA Ft Kobbe Panama Ft Bragg NC Wheeler AAF HI Ft Bragg NC Operation Desert Shield/Storm Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF) Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF)
Michael P. Glenn Sr. Class of 1996
Army, 13 Years 6 1/2 years active duty as a Military Policeman, and 7 years as a Field Artilleryman
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