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

Bruce Lester
Bruce Lester Class of 1979
Air Force, 4 Years
B52 mechanic/crew chief 42'nd Bomb Wing, Loring AFB, Maine (1980-1984)
Craig Henry Sweet
Craig Henry Sweet Class of 1968
Navy Reserves, 2 Years
OCS/Pensacola Two tours in Vietnam 1969 and 1970 with VA85. Aircraft flown A6A Intruder. Naval reserve duty after active duty.
Jack McCarty
Jack McCarty Class of 1961
Marine Corps, 3 Years
Boot camp San Diego and then overseas for 22 months, Far East.
James Bradley Hansen
James Bradley Hansen Class of 1975
Army, 3 Years
Air Defense Artillery Germany
Laurence Stahl
Laurence Stahl Class of 1971
Air Force, 20+ Years
Auto-Pilot / Flight Control Systems Specialist (B-52's and KC-135 Aircraft) Aerial Porter (Loaded and Downloaded military cargo on C-130's,KC-135's,C-141's, C-17's,DC-8's and 747's)
Luis Castellanos
Luis Castellanos Class of 1971
Army, 20+ Years
Served all over the World.
Marilyn Shonts Bailey
Marilyn Shonts Bailey Class of 1963
Army, 3 Years
US Army Nurse Corps
Michael Lester
Michael Lester Class of 1978
Marine Corps, 15 Years
U.S. Naval Academy U.S. Marine Corp Helicopter Pilot Service in Phillipine Coup Attempt of 1989 Air Medal for performance in Desert Storm / Desert Shield Instructor Pilot Naval PostGraduate School - Masters in Electrical Engineering Instructor at U.S. Naval Academy
Paul Barragan
Paul Barragan Class of 1982
Coast Guard, 20+ Years
Graduated from ROTC (Minnesota State at Mankato) in 1987 & entered the Active Duty Army as a 2LT until 1990. Served on Active Duty CG from 1990 - 1993, then entered the Coast Guard Reserve. Presently a Commander (0-5), serving as the Senior Reserve Officer assigned to the Marine Safety Unit in Paducah, KY.
Terry Peterson
Terry Peterson Class of 1969
Army, 3 Years
Served from Nov 1972 to Nov 1975. Assigned to a Military Police Unit of the 25th Infantry Division stationed out of Schofield Barracks, Hi. The 25th Infantry Division was dispatched to handle conflict and security throughout the Pacific including Viet Nam, Guam, Johnston Island and others. Promoted to Sergeant. Supervised an undercover detachment and helped organize the first Correctional Custody Facility (an alternative to the Brigg) at Schofield Barracks.

Classmates Spotlight

Fridley High School Classmates

Jack Mccarty
Class of '61

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