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

Bryan Wiebold
Bryan Wiebold Class of 1976
Navy, 20+ Years
Attend Boot camp in Orlando, Went to IC a School in San Diego Aug 1976, May 1977 Reported to the USS Midway, March 1980 Went to great lakes NTC to change rates to Gas Turbbine Techician electrical, aug 1980 reported to the USS Briscoe DD 977, December 1981 reported to Great lakes for instructor duty., 1985 Reported to the USS Cape Cod Ad 43, 1989 Went to Fleet Training Group, 1991 Went to the USS Elliot DD9676, 1992 Wnet to PQS develpoment, !993 Went PQS development in Pensacola Fl. 1995 Transferred to the USS HUE City CG 66 wee I retired from the United states Navy
Christopher W Wilson
Christopher W Wilson Class of 1992
Army, 4 Years
2/187th INF Reg, 101st Airborne Division (AA)
Chuck Smith
Chuck Smith Class of 1968
Marine Corps, 20+ Years
Retired 1991, MGySgt, Marine Aviation Electronics
Clifford L. Strovers
Clifford L. Strovers Class of 1950
Army, 2 Years
Inducted on 1/20/53 along with classmate, David Ahrens (same day Eisenhower was sworn in as President. Basic training at Ft Leonard Wood, MO Engineering school at Ft Belvoir, VA Overseas duty in Pusan, Korea in 1953 and 1954.
J.W. Bill Wilson
J.W. Bill Wilson Class of 1950
Air Force, 20+ Years
What a blast, would do it again.
James (Jim) Daley
James (Jim) Daley Class of 1966
Air Force, 20+ Years
Worked in aircraft hydraulics (OA-37B and OA-10), conventional munitions, security police, and supply systems. Tours in Vietnam 68-69, Turkey 72-74, England 78-82. Other assignments were in Fl, Oh, Ar, Ks, Az, and Id. TDYs were in Guam and a few bases for technical schools.
James R. Daley
James R. Daley Class of 1966
Air Force, 20+ Years
Served all the years on active duty. Traveled to Vietnam 68-69, England 78-82, and Turkey 74-76. Retired at the rank MSgt or E-7. Decorated with the Air Force Meritorious Medal, Air Force Commendation Medal, and Air Force Achievement Medal. Worked in munitions system for 14 years, worked in security police for 2 years, and aircraft pneudraulic systems for 3 years. The other year was spent in technical schools or temporary duty assignments. Retired from active duty on 1 Nov '88.
James Robert Wieser
James Robert Wieser Class of 1969
Air Force, 6 Years
Finance
Jim Wilkins
Jim Wilkins Class of 1964
Air Force, 4 Years
worked as jet engine mechanic in Abilene Texas. Also spent time in England and Germany and in Viet Nam.
Larry Long
Larry Long Class of 1963
Navy, 4 Years
Served as a Navy Journalist in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, and in and around Danang, Vietnam.
Larry Long
Larry Long Class of 1963
Navy, 4 Years
Navy Journalist (JO2), served in Cuba and in country Vietnam. Finished tour Kingsville, TX.
Lee Shannon
Lee Shannon Class of 1980
Air Force, 20+ Years
20 Years US Air Force, Retired MSgt.
Randy tew
Randy tew Class of 1970
Air Force, 12 Years
Logistics Officer
Richard Hamilton
Richard Hamilton Class of 1991
Army, 11 Years
Current Active Duty US Army Warrant Officer
Robert Byford
Robert Byford Class of 1985
Navy, 20+ Years
Navy SEAL Commander
ronald davis
ronald davis Class of 1968
Navy, 4 Years
assigned to u.s.s.kitty hawk (cva-63) 1971-1973 u.s.s.okinawa (lph-3) 1973-1975) vietnam vet. three tours on ship considered a vietnam era vet.
Ryan Runyan
Ryan Runyan Class of 1978
Army, 20+ Years
Should've graduated in 78 but decided to hang out with my bro so graduated in 81 instead. Military wise....82nd, 11th, 2nd, 3rd and 4th ACR, then joined the reserves as an MP and rocked the sandbox in 03-04 at Tallil and again in 08-09 while helping the Marines at TQ.
Tanya Hammond-Green
Tanya Hammond-Green Class of 1995
Coast Guard, 4 Years
Served four years active duty and 4 years reserve.

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James (jim) Daley
Class of '66

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