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

Carlton June
Carlton June Class of 1989
Navy, 4 Years
U.S.S. John F. Kennedy CV 67 Boiler Technician 3rd class Desert Storm Veteran
Chad Perkey
Chad Perkey Class of 1993
Marine Corps, 4 Years
Did my time, had much fun, got out and got educated....
CPT Tony Gentilia
CPT Tony Gentilia Class of 1989
Army, 15 Years
Currently a Captain commanding the 520th Area Support Medical Company in Baghdad, Iraq.
Dennis Russell
Dennis Russell Class of 1966
Army, 3 Years
Drafted in Dec of 1967, enlisted in Jan of 1968. Trained at Fort Knox, Kentucky and Fort Lee Virgina. Spent one year in Turkey and one and a half in West Germany.
Jeffrey Lynn Nichols
Jeffrey Lynn Nichols Class of 1967
Army, 2 Years
I was a military policeman at Sandia Base in Albuquerque N.M.
Jim Burcham
Jim Burcham Class of 1968
Army, 2 Years
2nd Inf Div, Korea
Kami DeGolyer-Davis
Kami DeGolyer-Davis Class of 1990
National Guard, 20+ Years
Iowa National Guard
Lee Pullen
Lee Pullen Class of 1970
Air Force, 4 Years
379th Civil Engineering Squadron Industrial Engineering
Mark Shilakes
Mark Shilakes Class of 1968
Army, 3 Years
Served as a helicopter crew chief - airmobile
Michael R. Sayers
Michael R. Sayers Class of 1969
Navy, 20+ Years
U. S. Navy (active) -1969 - 1978 AME1(AW) 2 tours Vietnam - UDT / Aviation to 1st Gulf War VAH-123, VAH-10, VA-128, VA-95 (Whidbey Island,WA) VA-95 Beach Det Phillipines VS-41(San Diego, CA) USNR-R(TAR) ACTIVE TO 1991 RETIREMENT VAQ-309, VR-51(Whidbey Island, WA) VAK-308 (Alameda, CA) AIMD Naval Air Station, Dallas, TX OMD Nas Dallas, TX
Michael R. Sayers
Michael R. Sayers Class of 1969
Navy, 20+ Years
Vietnam (2 tours) to 1st Gulf War - 1969 to 1991, Navy Aviation, AME1(AW) Retired, Aircraft A1 Spad, A3 Skywarrior, A4 Skyhawk, A6 Intruder, S3 Viking, and others
Timothy J. Derkatch
Timothy J. Derkatch Class of 1975
Marine Corps, 6 Years
USMC Recon Marine 1st Recon BN Camp Pendleton CA. Primary Marksmanship Instructor/Recruit Training, Edson Range, Camp Pendleton CA
Tom Yates
Tom Yates Class of 1959
Navy, 4 Years
I was a WesPac sailor. Spent 3 1/2 years on the USS Comstock LSD-19. Managed to miss a number of world crises including the building of the Berlin Wall, some mid-east crap, the Cuban Missle Crisis and the start of Viet Nam. One of the unique experiences I had was being highlined between a DDE and my ship.
TOMMY ONTKO Class of 1965
Army, 2 Years
'69 Training: Ft Knox, Ft Polk, Ft Benning, stationed Ft Bragg 2/508 82nd Airborne then sent to Vietnam with 2/503 173d Airborne
William Turner
William Turner Class of 1954
Army, 3 Years
Topographic surveyor, Republic of Panama, Inter-American Geodetic Survey, 1956-1959

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Class of '73

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