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

1SG Mark Bolle
1SG Mark Bolle Class of 1982
Army, 20+ Years
US Army Aviation First Sergeant
adam ciolk
adam ciolk Class of 1993
Marine Corps, 4 Years
flight tech
Anders Swenson
Anders Swenson Class of 1997
Army, 10 Years
I was deployed twice overseas, first to Kuwait for OP Desert Fox and again To Abu Ghraib prison (after the fact) in Iraq.
Andrew Erdman
Andrew Erdman Class of 2002
Air Force, 6 Years
Is an electrician. Serving in my second reenlistment, shooting for at least 20years.
Brandon Weerstra
Brandon Weerstra Class of 2004
Army, 2 Years
I have been in the military for about two years and im currently stationed in hawaii and at this time im in Iraq until 2008 and im coming home to hawaii cant wait
Cameron Zbikowski
Cameron Zbikowski Class of 2004
Navy, 2 Years
Have Served two years and have been accepted to the Naval Academy Preparatory School and to the Naval Academy. Set to graduate in 2012.
Cammy Maxwell
Cammy Maxwell Class of 1980
Marine Corps, 9 Years
Served (9) years, active and IR, I was in the Communication field and picked up a Second MOS in administration. I know teach Marine Corps Students at Fort Leonard Wood
Cindy Besecker
Cindy Besecker Class of 1973
Army, 3 Years
Served in Germany
Daniel Impens
Daniel Impens Class of 1978
Air Force, 20+ Years
Entered the Air Force on 15 Oct 1977 Delayed Enlistment. Entered Active Duty on 06 Jul 78. First active duty assignment with the 27 Tactical Fighter Squadron as an F-15 Eagle Crew Cheif. Transferred to Nellis AFB, NV in North Las Vegas on 15 Oct 1979 and was assigned as an F-15 aircraft mechanic to the 57th Phase Inspection Section. In 1982 was reassigned to the 22nd Aircraft Maintenance Unit at Bitburg Air Base Germany where I worked as an F-15C Dedicated Crew Chief. In January 1985 I was reassigned to the 430th Fighter Squadron at Nellis AFB, NV as an F-16A Dedicated Crew Cheif. The 474th Wing Deactivated and I was assigned to the first ever F-16 Agressor Squadron in the 64th Agressor Squadron. Reassigned again as a Dedicated Crew Chief on F-16C 87-0333. This aircraft was the Squadron Flagship flown by Brig. Gen John Jumper who later became the ACC Commander and later the Air Force Chief of Staff. I was then reassigned to the 35th Fighter Squadron at Kunsan AB Republic of Korea where I continued as and F-16 Crew Chief. I rotated back to the States in Jan. 1993 and served as NCOIC of the Integrated Combat Turnaround Program Coordinator within the Weapons Standardization Section. After 2 years in this capacity I rotated back to the flightline and served as the Dedicated Crew Chief on the Fighter Weapons School Division Flagship F-16CJ 92-3882 until my retirement in August of 1998. I continue to serve my country in various government aircraft maintenance contracts. I presently serve the United States Navys' TOPGUN and Naval Strike and Air Warfare Center as an F-16 and F-18 AIrcraft Mechanic NAS Fallon, Nevada. During my tenure with the Air Force I was awarded 4 Air Force Commendation Medals.
Gloria Toczydlowski (Baldiga)
Gloria Toczydlowski (Baldiga) Class of 1988
Army, 2 Years
02K - bassoonist in the Army Band stationed in Wuerzburg, Germany 3rd ID "Rock of the Marne" I joined in July of 1988 and did basic training in Fort McClellan, AL. I then did my AIT training in Virginia Beach, VA, at Little Creek Amphibious Base. I was then sent to Germany to serve in the 3rd ID at Leighton Barracks until September of 1990 when I left the military due to being pregnant and the first Gulf War.
Jamie Punches
Jamie Punches Class of 1979
Navy, 20+ Years
Computer operations in the intelligence field
Jamie Punches
Jamie Punches Class of 1979
Navy, 20+ Years
Data Processing Tech, in the Intelligence Field. Nine years active duty, 12 years Reserve. Activated for Desert Storm and Bosnia. Stationed in D.C, Naples Italy, Munich Germany, and Norfolk Va.
Jason Schrader
Jason Schrader Class of 1983
Army, 20+ Years
Currently an Instructor at the Special Force Intel Sgts course. Service in OEF-A (x3), 10 yrs USMC.
Jennifer Schellenberg
Jennifer Schellenberg Class of 1999
Navy, 6 Years
Search and Rescue Medical Techinician
Jim Decker
Jim Decker Class of 1963
Coast Guard, 4 Years
Jim Decker
Jim Decker Class of 1963
Coast Guard, 4 Years
Jim Van Singel
Jim Van Singel Class of 1964
Air Force, 4 Years
served from May 1966 to Nov. 1969. spent a year in Vietnam
Jonathan Pilon
Jonathan Pilon Class of 1999
Navy, 8 Years
Still in....enlisted for 7 yrs, got a commission, and about to hit 8.
Karen (Visser) Kinnamont
Karen (Visser) Kinnamont Class of 1978
Navy, 5 Years
CTO, Orland FL, Pensacola FL, Washington DC, Guam, Hawaii, San Francisco, Scotland, Spain, Washington DC.
Kathy Knowles
Kathy Knowles Class of 1989
Air Force, 5 Years
After 9 yrs of Corporate America & Sept 11th, joined the Medical Service Corps. Stationed at Andrews & Bolling AFB in DC, and have an extra detail at the White House. Assisted a # of aerovac missions, waiting for my deployment.

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Class of '05

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Tickets available for Grandville Class 2002 10 year reunion

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