Military Alumni

Military High School 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

buck marsters
buck marsters
Class of 1986
Navy, 4 Years

Navy supply I was on the USS NIMITZ. I did a six month cruise out of Norfolk VA and one from Bremerton WA. I left active duty Aug of 1990
Darhl Thomason
Darhl Thomason
Class of 1984
Army, 8 Years

HHD 1ST BDE, 104TH DIV (TNG)
Debbie Parker
Debbie Parker
Class of 1996
Army, 3 Years

Was stationed in Hanau, Germany. Worked on Army Engineer boats, forklifts. Also worked on som hummvees, and Due and a halfs. Went to Iraq twice and served a total of 21 months in Iraq.
Dustin Heideman
Dustin Heideman
Class of 2004
Air Force, 11 Years

Cyberwarfare Officer
Jeff Elliott
Jeff Elliott
Class of 1982
Air Force, 20+ Years

28 years and counting. I have served in Germany, South Dakota, Turkey(Operation Northern Watch) I have been on countless deployments around this country and over seas.Currently I serve the 173d Fighter Wing in Klamath Falls, Oregon. I am the Inspection Chief.
Lee Majors
Lee Majors
Class of 1974
Coast Guard, 20+ Years

Enlisted in 1974. One year break in service 1980. Officer Candidate School in 1985. Retired in 1995 in Valdez, Alaska.
Lynn Thomason Rooker
Lynn Thomason Rooker
Class of 1986
Air Force, 20+ Years

Joined active duty service in 1988, served in New Jersey, Somalia, Korea, Nevada, Virginia, Utah, Washington, Iraq and Guam.
Mark Secord
Mark Secord
Class of 1973
Navy, 20+ Years

USS Dixon '73-74, USS Wiltsie '75, USS San Diego '77, USS Rogers '79-81, VT-10 '81, VT-31 '82, VP-4 '82-86, CTF-67 '86-88, VP-68 '89-95.
Matt Lenz
Matt Lenz
Class of 1995
Air Force, 6 Years

USAF Medical
Mike Mannell
Mike Mannell
Class of 1971
Marine Corps, 3 Years

Served in Vietnam 1972
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Serevd 18 Months with the 3rd Battalion 5th Marines-1st Marine Division
2nd Squad Leader-2nd Platoon
India Company....
Ruth Arlene Dixon Williams
Ruth Arlene Dixon Williams
Class of 1975
Navy, 2 Years

Worked in the Galley and at Naval Air Station!
Sean McGrath
Sean McGrath
Class of 1982
Army, 4 Years

13F20 Artillery Forward Observer
HHB 2/6 FA, HHT 3/12 CAV, HHC 10th MTN, HHB 2/10 FA
Shane Sweek
Shane Sweek
Class of 1984
Army, 14 Years

Airborne Ranger, Sniper, Patriot Missile Radar Tech., Mortars, Medic. Served CONUS, and OCONUS in Germany and the Cat Box.
Thomas J Stewart
Thomas J Stewart
Class of 1984
Army, 4 Years

5th MASH 44th Medical Brigade Fort Bragg NC
Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington D.C.

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Grant Union High School Classmates

Carol Moles
Class of '71

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Our Grant Union High School military alumni are some of the most outstanding people we know and this page recognizes them and everything they have done! Not everyone gets to come home for the holidays and we want our Grant Union High School Military to know that they are loved and appreciated. All of us in John Day are proud of our military alumni and want to thank them for risking their lives to protect our country!