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

Al Johnston
Al Johnston Class of 1973
Army, 20+ Years
Served as Infantry Platoon Sergeant & Combat Readiness NCO in the 8th Infantry Division and the 34th Infantry Division.
Alvin Storesund
Alvin Storesund Class of 1960
Air Force, 4 Years
Crew chief on KC 97 in flight refueling. Stationed in Texas, Nebraska, Canada, Azores, and Maine
Anna (Carroll) Schleimer
Anna (Carroll) Schleimer Class of 1999
National Guard, 8 Years
Army National Guard in Audubon,IA Former deployment to Iraq/Kuwait 2003-2004 Currently training for second deployment to Iraq
Donald Lee Sparks
Donald Lee Sparks Class of 1964
Army, 2 Years
Sargeant First Class Prisoner of War Medal Purple Heart Medal National Defence Servive Medal Vietnam Service Medal Vietnam Campaign Medal Combat infantrymans Badge 196th Infantry Brigade 21st Infantry Regiment Americal/23rd Infantry Division POW 6-17 1969
Jacob Cameron
Jacob Cameron Class of 1998
Army, 10 Years
Weapons Sergeant / Instructor
Jacob Cameron
Jacob Cameron Class of 1998
Army, 15 Years
Ordnance Chief Warrant Officer/ Tank and Artillery Officer
Jacob Cameron
Jacob Cameron Class of 1998
Army, 13 Years
Ordnance Chief Warrant Officer / Tank and Artillery Officer.
James P Brinker
James P Brinker Class of 1964
Army, 2 Years
US Army Infantry Operations & Intelligence Recon 2/502 101st Aiborne Division Republic of Vietnam 1970 Bronze Star Bronze Star Valor Bronze Star Valor 1st Oak Leaf Cluster Bronze Star Valor 2nd Oak Leaf Cluster Purple Heart Army Commendation Medal Air Medal x 2 Ditinguished Member 502nd Infantry Regiment Author "West of Hue" on Vietnam Tour
James Storesund
James Storesund Class of 1964
Air Force, 4 Years
Stateside: Texas, Illinois, Alabama. Overseas: Libya, Viet Nam
jerry schafer
jerry schafer Class of 1963
Army, 3 Years
us army 24th inf div
Larry Storesund
Larry Storesund Class of 1958
Air Force, 20+ Years
Communications / NASA / Appollo / Air traffic control. Combat crew communications. Stationed in Japan, Dominican Republic, Vietnam, Korea, Phillipine Islands, and Mauritius Islands. Also Florida, Maine, Maryland, Oklahoma, Mississippi, Texas, and Nebraska.
mark conner
mark conner Class of 1971
Army, 2 Years
drafted into the army in 1972 and worked in special weapons in Germany for two years.
Marvin D. Bushman
Marvin D. Bushman Class of 1964
Marine Corps, 8 Years
Staff Sergeant USMC - Vietnam 1968 to 1969 Served as Counterintelligence Advisor to South Vietnamese Marines / DMZ Firebase Charlie One / After leaving hospital ship USS Sanctuary spent three years Iwakuni Japan assigned to Naval Investigative Service
Michael Best
Michael Best Class of 1989
Army, 8 Years
Bandsman, Trumpet Player 82nd Airborne Division Band (90-92) 25th Infantry Division Band (92-96) 111th Army National Guard Band (96-97)
Neal Williams
Neal Williams Class of 1959
Air Force, 20+ Years
In 1989 I concluded a 23+ year career in the Air Force. Served as and Instructor Pilot and Pilot Evaluator at several US bases and in Viet Nam. Served tours at Major Command level and at the Pentagon. Retired as a Lieutenant Colonel.
Rick VanScoy
Rick VanScoy Class of 1975
Army, 3 Years
U.S. Army Special Forces served in Ft. Carson, Colorado. Was a member of the U.S. Army Track Team.
Robert (Bob) allen
Robert (Bob) allen Class of 1954
Air Force, 20+ Years
I spent 20+years as a pilot in the Air Force. Included in my assignments were Primary, Basic flight school, Combat Crew Training, then Offutt AFB, NE, Ellsworth AFB, SD, Several bases in Vietnam, Eglin AFB, FL, back to Vietnam, Langley AFB, VA and Ames, IA,(ISU). I was a helicopter pilot most of the time. I was in Special Operations in Vietnam and at Eglin as an instructor pilot, as well as being on several joint (Army, Navy & Air Force) Special Ops Staff, After Major Command Staff assignmentat Langley, I came to Ames with the Air Force ROTC program. I retired at the end of this assignment as a Lt. Col. I have approx 5000hrs of flying time, most of it in helicopters. My family and I thorougly enjoyed my Air Force career. We couldn't think of a more fulfilling way of life.
Todd Storesund
Todd Storesund Class of 1985
Marine Corps, 5 Years
Microwave Communication Electronics Technician. Served in Desert Shield / Desert Storm Aug. 1990 - April 1991. Stationed in 29 Palms, Ca and Camp Pendleton, Ca Served as a Marine from May 1988 - May 1993.

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Colette Wenck
Class of '99

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