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

Archie (Tim) Pinkley
Archie (Tim) Pinkley Class of 1966
Air Force, 6 Years
4 tours in VIetnam in 6 years and then joined US Navy in 1974 for 8 years
Benjamin J Szuhay III
Benjamin J Szuhay III Class of 1970
Army, 20+ Years
Enlisted in the Army Music program,Norfolk Va., US Army school of music. Performed with the Army Band touring across america,to include tours in Hawaii and Europe.Played both Bassoon and percussion. Retired in 2003.
Bob Smith
Bob Smith Class of 1968
Army, 2 Years
Served 19 months in Germany as an instructor in a missile unit. Was one of the last 5,000 drafted in the history of our country. The only lottery I ever won!
daniel mingone
daniel mingone Class of 1999
Army, 4 Years
Derwinn Boothe
Derwinn Boothe Class of 1988
Navy, 20+ Years
Still serving in the Navy.
Doug Paden
Doug Paden Class of 1964
Army, 2 Years
Drafted March of 66. Spent 14 months in Korea with the 2nd Infantry Division Support Command. Came back to States and was stationed at the Presidio of San Francisco until my discharge in March of 68.
elwin wynn nighman
elwin wynn nighman Class of 1966
Army, 3 Years
Combat Infantry Vietnam 1 tour, Cadre West Point Military Academy.
George L Luse
George L Luse Class of 1941
Marine Corps, 3 Years
Lance Corporal
Isaac Curry
Isaac Curry Class of 1973
Army, 20+ Years
Did 20 years as a Military Policeman all over.
Jack (John) ruzga
Jack (John) ruzga Class of 1965
Air Force, 4 Years
James Cullen
James Cullen Class of 1966
Army, 2 Years
I spent 2 years in Germany as a top Secret Communications Specialist. During my stay I had to travel all over Europe.
Jim Cullen
Jim Cullen Class of 1966
Army, 2 Years
Cryptographic Communications Specialist
Jimmy Pitts
Jimmy Pitts Class of 1959
Navy, 20+ Years
Served in the U S Navy for 22 + years retiring in 1982 with the rank of Master Chief Petty Officer (E-9). My last 2 tours was a Command Master Chief of 2 Navy Squadrons. I was active during the Viet Nam War making 2 West Pac Cruises (1966-67, 1967-68) with Attack Squadron 35 (A6's) aboard the USS Enterprise (CVN-65).
Jimmy Pitts AFCM, USN Retired
Jimmy Pitts AFCM, USN Retired Class of 1959
Navy, 20+ Years
I served over 22 years in the United States Navy, retiring in 1982. I ascended to the rank of Master Chief (E-9). My last tour of duty was as the Command Master Chief of the VA-72 Bluehawks at NAS Cecil Field, Jacksonville, FL. The Bluehawks proudly served with the Air Wing aboard the USS John F. Kennedy (CV-67).
Larry Collins
Larry Collins Class of 1970
Navy, 20+ Years
Lieutenant Commander US Navy, Supply Corps retired 1995
Laurie Irwin-Pinkley
Laurie Irwin-Pinkley Class of 1976
U.s. Public Health Service, 20+ Years
Nurse Officer and Certified Nurse Midwife
Mark Mlachak
Mark Mlachak Class of 2001
Marine Corps, 16 Years
Enlisted in 2001, deployed to Afghanistan, Iraq, Haiti X2, 22d MEU, UDP's to Okinawa, and many other countries. Additionally I completed a tour on the drill field as a Drill Instructor, MCITWS. Currently serving as the Assistant Marine Officer Instructor at Miami University in Oxford, OH.
Mary Baldauf Prise
Mary Baldauf Prise Class of 1966
Navy, 20+ Years
I served for 22 years and retired as a Senior Chief Petty Officer(Surface Warfare). I volunteered as a First Woman at Sea Program in 1978. I was on board USS Vulcan 1978-1982. I also served on an Oiler, Frigate and Carrier. I was an Operations Specialist.
Mary Wilson (Coleman)
Mary Wilson (Coleman) Class of 2001
Army, 2 Years
I have deployed to Afganistan for OEF. I enjoy the military and wish I would have joined earlier.
Rhonda Lee (Williams) Bompers
Rhonda Lee (Williams) Bompers Class of 1971
Army, 20+ Years
Served mainly in Germany as a computer operator. Also an x-drill sargent.

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