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 Esquivel
Al Esquivel Class of 1966
Army, 2 Years
Military Police
Brian J Frost
Brian J Frost Class of 1978
Navy, 20+ Years
Master Chief Frost was born 2 June 1960 in Grand Haven, Michigan. He enlisted in the Navy on 13 January 1981 and attended Basic Training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Illinois. After the completion of Basic Training, he attended Fire Control Technician “A” School and Mark 86 Gunfire Control System (GFCS) “C” School. He reported aboard the USS ARTHUR W. RADFORD (DD 968) in November 1982. His first Mediterranean Deployment found him sitting off the coast of Beirut for Naval Gunfire Support in 1983, where he fired 110 5” rounds from the fire support area. While aboard RADFORD, he earned his qualification, very early in his career, as an Enlisted Surface Warfare Specialist. He re-enlisted and attended Close-in-Weapon System “C” School where he finished the course second in his class with a 95.25% final average. He reported to USS SCOTT (DDG 995) in November 1985. SCOTT received the New Threat Upgrade conversion for the Combat System suite and he extended onboard for an additional two years, leaving SCOTT as a Chief Petty Officer. He reported to Fleet Combat Training Center Atlantic, Dam Neck, Virginia to teach Mark 86 GFCS Maintenance and served as the Curriculum Manager for over 40 courses of instruction. During his instructor tour, he earned his Master Training Specialist qualification. Additional sea tours include USS KIDD (DDG 993) and USS PETERSON (DD 969), completing Mediterranean Deployments on each ship. He also instructed again at FCTCLANT Dam Neck in the Combat System Senior Enlisted Course. While at Dam Neck during his second tour, he additionally worked in the Curriculum Instructional Standards Office and he conducted fleet exercises using the Tactical Advanced Combat Direction and Electronic Warfare Environmental Control Group. Master Chief Frost’s selection for the Command Master Chief Program, placed him at the Senior Enlisted Academy in Class 91 (Blue). After completion of the academy, he reported to the Amphibious Navy aboard USS NASHVILLE (LPD 13). After a very successful deployment with the 22 MSSG aboard NASHVILLE, he executed a split tour and transferred to the newly commissioned USS IWO JIMA (LHD 7) in January 2002 as the ship’s second Command Master Chief. In March 2003, IWO JIMA deployed on her maiden voyage in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. Later in the eight month extended deployment, IWO JIMA ARG was called upon to support JTF Liberia to bring stability to the war torn country of Liberia. Additionally, Master Chief Frost earned his qualification as an Enlisted Aviation Warfare Specialist. Master Chief Frost reported to Naval Weapons Station Yorktown in February 2004 as the Command Master Chief for the Naval Weapons Station and Atlantic Ordnance Command. He transferred in January of 2007 to attend the Navy Recruiting Orientation school in Pensacola and became a member of the NRD Pittsburgh team in April 2007. His awards include the Meritorious Service Medal, Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal (four awards), Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal (four awards), Navy Unit Citation (four awards), Meritorious Unit Commendation, Coast Guard Meritorious Unit Commendation, Navy “E” (four awards), Good Conduct Medal (seven awards), Navy Expeditionary Medal (two awards), National Defense Service Medal (two awards), Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal, Kosovo Campaign Medal, Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Armed Forces Service Medal, Humanitarian Service Medal, Military Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal, Sea Service Deployment Ribbon (six awards), NATO Medal (two awards), and Expert Pistol Shot Medal.
David f. Nuvill
David f. Nuvill Class of 1959
Navy, 20+ Years
Retired in1994 as a chief petty offer,E7. Served for a total of 37 years.
Earl John Schattenberg Sr.
Earl John Schattenberg Sr. Class of 1967
Navy, 3 Years
Special Weapons Technician,Viet Nam 1968
Jack H. Allen Jr
Jack H. Allen Jr Class of 1976
Army, 8 Years
United Sates Army Military Police Corp Four years stateside...four years in Germany....w/wife of 34 years right by my side!!
Keith C. Quimbach
Keith C. Quimbach Class of 1969
Navy, 20+ Years
31 1/2 years of military service. Received my commission as a naval officer on 1 August 1992. Served in Vietnam; Iraq-Iran; Desert Shield; Persian Gulf; and in Kosovo. Retired in 2002.
larry clark
larry clark Class of 1976
Navy, 8 Years
Mark Sullivan
Mark Sullivan Class of 1969
Marine Corps, 20+ Years
Enlisted in 1970, served for 26 years in 7 states and five foreign countries. High points of his career included Air Traffic Controller, Operations Chief for the 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, acting Sergeant Major of MCAS (H) Futenma, Okinawa and as the NonCommissioned Officer In Charge of the Marine Corps School Command at NAS Meridian, Ms., where he retired in 1996. Master Gunnery Sergeant Sullivan is married (Nancy), has two children (Stacy and Shawn) and four grandchildren. He and his wife currently own and operate a film prop and wardrobe company and have a working relationship with such studios as Sony Entertainment .
Roger Morris
Roger Morris Class of 1958
Army, 20+ Years
3 years active duty, including tour in Korea 11 years Texas National Guard (airborne, 47 jumps) 12 years Army Reserve (SGM, Retired)

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Geoffrey Parsh
Class of '86

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