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

Bob Reeds
Bob Reeds Class of 1957
Air Force, 20+ Years
Served in Telecommunications my whole career iin the following places, Labrador; New York; Kansas; Alaska; Missouri; Hawaii; Illinois; California; Germany; Colorado. Retired and living in Colorado.
Bob Reeds
Bob Reeds Class of 1957
Air Force, 20+ Years
Basic Training at Lackland AFB, TX; Tech Training at FE Warren AFB, WY; Remote overseas assignment at Hopedale AS, Labrado; McConnell AFB, KS; Remote Station in Tatalina AFS, AK; Richards-Gebaur AFB, MO; Hickam AFB, HI; Scott AFB, IL; Sunnyvale AFS, CA; Lindsey AS, Wiesbaden, GE; Peterson AFB, CO--then retired and have lived here since 1976.
Charles Woodring
Charles Woodring Class of 1982
Navy, 4 Years
USS Saratoga CV-60 Mediterranean Cruise 1984 Mediterranean / Indian Ocean Cruise 1985/86
Dave E. Miller
Dave E. Miller Class of 1980
Army, 12 Years
Basic Training/ A.I.T at Fort Leonardwood, Mo for light wheel vehicle maintenance Germany 4 years, Fort Huachuca, AZ 1.5 years Hawaii 4 years, back to Fort Huachuca for renaining. Was in desert Storm for 6 months
Dennis Keller Sr.
Dennis Keller Sr. Class of 1976
Marine Corps, 4 Years
1976 thru 1980
Donald Cowin
Donald Cowin Class of 1989
Army, 11 Years
2 years United States Honor Guard (T.O.G.) Washington D.C., 2 years 101st Airborne Division Ft. Campbell Ky., 3 years 3/325th Airborne Infantry Regiment Vicenza Italy, 4 years 82d Airborne Division Ft. Bragg N.C. Senior Jumpmaster, Air Assault, Expert Infantryman, Meritorious Service Medal, Army Commendation Medal x 4, Army Achievement Medal x 4
Earl W Martin
Earl W Martin Class of 1970
Navy, 20+ Years
Retired in 1992 With a rank of E-8
Edward  Meier
Edward Meier Class of 1970
Navy, 7 Years
Served off coast of Viet Nam 1969-1973.Served on U.S.S. Cacapon AO-52 1969-1971. U.S.S. Worden DLG-18 1971-1973.
Fred Politte
Fred Politte Class of 1960
Army, 2 Years
First Infantry Division 2/28th Infantry Reg. Ft. Riley, KS 2/18th Infantry Reg. Vietnam
gail getty
gail getty Class of 1968
Air Force, 4 Years
aaair police
Mark Rogers
Mark Rogers Class of 1980
Army, 8 Years
Armor Officer, 3/77 AR BN served during Operation Desert Storm
Michael Lee
Michael Lee Class of 1974
Army, 20+ Years
Enlisted in the Army in June 1974. I was trained as a radio-teletype operator at Fort Gordon, Georgia and spent my career in the communications-electronics field, growing from a radio operator to the Communications Chief at the company, battalion and regiment level. Graduated from Airborne School (September 1978); Ranger School (November 1978); Military Free-Fall School (HALO School, November 1985); SERE School (Army Survival School, October 1986) as a few of the Army schools that I attended. 13 of my 20 years were spent in special operations, either in the Ranger Battalions, Special Forces Group and Joint Special Operations Command. My last duty station was at Fort Irwin, California and was one of two Brigade Signal Trainers for the Operations Group, National Training Center. I retired on March 1, 1995. In May 2005, I was recalled to Active Duty and served until 2009 at the Human Resources Command-St. Louis and worked in the Veterans Support Department. In 2009, I was reassigned to the Human Terrain Systems at Fort Leavenworth as the Military Planner. I spent 11 months at Bagram AG, Afghanistan as the Operations NCOIC for Human Terrain Systems and returned to Fort Leavenworth in 2012 as the Training Directorate NCOIC for the Human Terrain Systems. On April 9, 2014, I retired (Again) from the Army with 28 years of total service. I had the privilege of serving with all ranks and with the Air Force, Navy and Marines. Rangers Lead the Way!
Rich Pingleton
Rich Pingleton Class of 1980
Air Force, 20+ Years
USAF 1982-1988, 131st Fighter Wing, Missouri Air National Guard 1988-Present
Robert Schneider
Robert Schneider Class of 1982
Air Force, 20+ Years
Security Forces
Thomas Kopetzky
Thomas Kopetzky Class of 1974
Marine Corps, 20+ Years
Joined the Marine Corps November 4th 1974 and off to San Diego Ca. Served in various units in the Corps; 1st Bn 6th Marines, 2nd Bn 6th Marines, 2nd Battalion 8th Marines 2nd Bn 10th Marines, He's Bn 2nd Marine Division, Ammo Company 3rd FSR and 2nd FSSG, 2nd Bn 11th Marines 8th Engineer Battalion, 8th Motor Transport Battalion, Communications Company Hq's Bn, 2nd Marine Division, Inspector Instructor Staff 4th Recon Battalion Billings Montana, Recruiting Duty Bismarck North Dakota, Multiple tours in Okinawa, served many tours in the Mediterranean, northern Atlantic, Caribbean and in the South Pacific aboard Naval ships. Operations involved with to name a few; Operation eagle pull/frequent wind Vietnam pull out, Operation Bolt Thrust, 2nd Battalion 8th Marines Beirut Lebanon1982 and in 1989, Desert Storm and Desert Shield in Saudi Arabia and Iraq in South West Asia. I retired from the Marines December 1st 1994 and currently still serving our Country with the Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots program as Coordinator in Mocksville North Carolina. It's all about the kids. They are the future of our Country. Semper Fi and Ya'll Keep the Faith
Tom Chervek
Tom Chervek Class of 1980
Marine Corps, 4 Years
1980 - 1984 KMCAS, HI

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