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

Allen D. Gasch
Allen D. Gasch Class of 1965
Navy, 6 Years
I served on Submarines for 4 years. went under the Arctic Ice Cap twice. Made three Patrols on a Missile Submarine.
Allen D. Gasch
Allen D. Gasch Class of 1965
Navy, 6 Years
I served on Nuclear Submarines.
Arthur Strandgard
Arthur Strandgard Class of 1970
Navy, 20+ Years
Cryptologic Technician, duty at various Naval Security Group Activities, National Security Agency, and others.
Bruce H Fritz
Bruce H Fritz Class of 1976
Air Force, 14 Years
Graduated from US Air Force Academy in May 1980. Served 14 years active duty. Continue as AF Reservist (inactive) through present day (4/2010).
Carl Burtner
Carl Burtner Class of 1985
Marine Corps, 15 Years
Charles W Stauber
Charles W Stauber Class of 1970
Navy, 20+ Years
Electornic Technician , repaired communications,equipment, (both convential and satellite,) radar equipment, and navation equipment. Taught basic electronic thru advance electronic and special equipment i.e. shore comunication equipment that also included micro-wave tranceivers 600 channel mutiplexer systems. Retired as ETCS(sw) (Electronic Technician Senior Chief enlisted Surface Warefare specialist) paygrade E-8
Erik Thorell
Erik Thorell Class of 1986
Air Force, 17 Years
C-130 Pilot during Operation Iraqi Freedom. Currently a KC-135 Pilot.
Gregory M Hainline
Gregory M Hainline Class of 1975
Air Force, 20+ Years
Retired Medical Service Corps Officer (MSC)
Henry Harris
Henry Harris Class of 1982
Air Force, 8 Years
station at Las Vegas Nv, Charleston SC, Guam
Jeffrey Hedges
Jeffrey Hedges Class of 1973
Air Force, 20+ Years
Weather Officer - 12 yrs active duty - Severe Weather Forecast Unit, Offutt AFB, NE - Instructor Supervisor, Chanute AFB, IL - 3 tours in Korea - Commander, Det 7 24th Wea Sq, Mather AFB, CA - Commander 127 Wea Flight, KSANG
Jonathan Daniel Nwaoha
Jonathan Daniel Nwaoha Class of 2006
Army, 3 Years
Currently Serving as U.S Army Infantry, Stationed at Fort Drum, NY with Company F 2-10 Avn Pathfinders. Served 2 tours in Iraq from '06-07 with 1/89 Cav Reconnaissance and '08-09 with 2-10 Pathfinders
Leonard B Keller
Leonard B Keller Class of 1966
Army, 2 Years
Leonard Kellar did not graduate with his 1966 Guilford HS class. Unfortunately for economic reasons he dropped out! But it should be noted that Leonard for his service with the 9th Infantry in Viet Nam received from President Lyndon Johnson on the south White House Lawn on September 19th, 1968 for conspicuous gallantry and intrepidly at the risk of his life above and beyond the call of duty under intense enemy fire the Congessional Medal of Honor. Leonard was killed in a motor vehicle accident in October of 2009.
Leonard Lawson
Leonard Lawson Class of 1968
Army, 20+ Years
Communications Specialist.
Michael Marsh
Michael Marsh Class of 1996
Air Force, 10 Years
Metals Technologist Aircraft welder and machinist
Rick Lewis
Rick Lewis Class of 1965
Air Force, 4 Years
C-130 Loadmaster - 46 months in & 34 months in Viet Nam - '66-'70
Robert Canfield
Robert Canfield Class of 1965
National Guard, 20+ Years
4 years in the Army and 26 years in the National Guard. Flew helicopters and was a flight instructor for both.
Robert L. Zehner
Robert L. Zehner Class of 1967
Army, 2 Years
Was in Artillery Survey .. Spec. 5 was rank
Samuel C. Adams
Samuel C. Adams Class of 1998
Army, 4 Years
Infantry Team Leader
Sarah L. Stokes
Sarah L. Stokes Class of 1983
Army, 15 Years
graduated early-didn't walk,seved in army 15 1/2 years retired-honorable served 2 wars many medals
Sarah Patrick
Sarah Patrick Class of 1987
Air Force, 4 Years

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