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
Chuck Benjamin Class of 1969
Army, 2 Years I joined the Army two week's out of high school and did my basic's at Ft Knox's, went to Ft Ord for 8 month's, then got order's for Viet Nam where I served at MACV J-6 from 70/71. Put on my "dream sheet' where I wanted to return to Ft Ord. I got order's to the Pentagon because of my security clearance and was assigned to the message center. One night at work I saw a message come thru that said all Viet Nam vet's could get a 6 month early out. I was the first one in the Army to fill out the paperwork. I got out in Jan. of 72.
Clarence V. (Chad) Spawr Class of 1965
Army, 7 Years US Army active duty; Viet-Nam 1967-69.
daniel huffmanb Class of 1965
Army, 20+ Years drafted jul of 67, served in germany and vietnam as an infantryman with 24th div in germany and the 9th inf div in the mekong delta vietnam as airmobile and mobile riverine, wounded on 4th of july,68 and 17 feb, 69. recieved bronze star w/v, purple heart, air medal, arcom w/v, combat infantrymans badge, vn cross of gallentry
Dave Smith Class of 1965
Army, 2 Years VietNam
David Craig Aper Class of 1965
Air Force, 4 Years Vietnam 68-69, Air Force Commendation Medal, Airborne Avionics
don passage Class of 1963
Army, 2 Years combat engineers
James J Driscoll Jr. Class of 1961
Army, 5 Years Drafted Dec. 64 then assigned to D.C. area. Sent to Infantry OCS at Ft. Benning, GA, 12/65; commissioned 6/66. Served as a junior staff officer in Vietnam, 3/67-5/68. Terminal assignment was as assistant, then acting PIO at JFK Center for Special Warfare, Ft. Bragg, NC, as a captain. Left active duty to do the senior year at U. of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.
Larry Nemeth Class of 1965
Army, 2 Years Military Police Investigator
Marilyn Morris Class of 1963
Army, 12 Years Commissioned in 1968-Stationed at West Point; 45th Field Hospital-Vincenza, Italy; Fort Sill, OK; Fort Knox, KY(graduate school); Fort Campbell, KY; 97th General Hospital in Frankfort, Germany...Left as a Major in the Army Nurse Corps with a European out.....
Philip L. Campbell Class of 1965
Army, 20+ Years Draftee 1966 - 1968; Armor and Transportation Corps Officer 1971 - 2000. Retired as Colonel with 31 years service.
Russell Swinford Class of 1972
Air Force, 20+ Years Military dog handler at Wurtsmith AFB, MI, and Kwan Ju, Korea; elite security detail at SAC HQ at Offutt AFB, NE; cross trained to become a First Sgt. serving in that capacity for various units at Wursmtith AFB, MI, Elmendorf AFB, AK and Hill AFB, UT.
Stephen C. Musselman Class of 1955
Air Force, 20+ Years Joined the Air Force following pre-med at MSU. Completed pilot training in 1960. Served as an instructor pilot, staff officer at SAC Headquarters and the Pentagon. Flew 100 combat missions in Vietnam in B-52s. Retired from active duty in 1984.
Vernon Wilderspin Class of 1961
Army, 2 Years US Army medic, 3d Squadron, 4th Cavalry Regiment, 25th Infantry Division. KIA 31 Jan 68 at Tan Son Nhut AFB, Saigon, RVN. Posthumously awarded the Distinguished Service Cross, the nation's second highest award for Heroism.
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