Military Alumni

Military High School 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

Anthony J. Leiker
Anthony J. Leiker
Class of 1956
Navy, 4 Years

Aviation Electronic Technician 2nd Class Petty Officer w/Proficiency 2 pay
Barry Higgins
Barry Higgins
Class of 1966
Navy, 5 Years

ETN4, stationed aboard USS Pyro AE-24 off coast of Vietnam.
Benjamin Hardy
Benjamin Hardy
Class of 1997
Army, 13 Years

Currently serving as an Officer in the United States Army
Bob Stannard
Bob Stannard
Class of 1955
Navy, 3 Years

Talos missile program, Fire Control Technician:
16 months - Great Lakes Naval Training Center
12 months - White Sands Proving Ground (Now White Sands Missile Range)
3 months - Norfolk VA, pre-commissioning schools
7 months - Philadelphia Naval Shipyard, aboard USS Galveston CLG-3, Navy's first long-range guided missile cruiser
Bob Wonnell
Bob Wonnell
Class of 1966
Marine Corps, 20+ Years

4 years Marine Corps, 16 years Air Force, tours in Vietnam, Korea, and Turkey, Retired 1987
Bryan R. Huser
Bryan R. Huser
Class of 1976
Navy, 6 Years

Boot Camp 76 Great Lakes, IL
A School Boiler Tech 77 Great Lakes, IL
77-78 Pearl Harbor, HI
79-80 Charleston Navel Base, SC
80-82 Navel Reserve Air Station, Hutchinson, KS
Darel Saindon
Darel Saindon
Class of 1953
Army, 2 Years

Worked in Btn Hdqtrs of 433rd AAA Missile Btn, Ft Lawton, WA 1955-1957
Elizabeth Fay
Elizabeth Fay
Class of 1998
Marine Corps, 4 Years

Air Traffic Controller
George M Kay
George M Kay
Class of 1961
Army, 4 Years

Served in Germany and Vietnam, Supply Officer, Captain
James Hintz
James Hintz
Class of 1989
Army, 20+ Years

still going at it
Kelly Englert
Kelly Englert
Class of 1981
Army, 20+ Years

Combat Engineer / Career Counselor
Martin Yunker Jr
Martin Yunker Jr
Class of 1970
Army, 7 Years

Wheeled vehicle and track mechanic.
Michael Blagrave
Michael Blagrave
Class of 1969
Navy, 9 Years

Avaition Electronics Tech work on ASW aircraft. @ tours off the coast of Vietman, one on USS Ticondaroga, CV14, on on the USS Kitty Hawk. Served 7 months in country at DaNang Naval Air Station. Also served in San Diego, Japan, The Phillipines, and Hawaii. Discharged as an AT1 in 1978.
Ronald E Urban
Ronald E Urban
Class of 1962
Navy, 5 Years

Class A school, 1&1/2 years aboard the USS O'Brian DD 725 one tour vietnam and 2 years in San Diego
Ronald Sharp
Ronald Sharp
Class of 1955
Air Force, 4 Years

Air Traffic Controller

Classmates Spotlight

Hays High School Classmates

Daniel Hubbard
Class of '81

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Our Hays High School military alumni are some of the most outstanding people we know and this page recognizes them and everything they have done! Not everyone gets to come home for the holidays and we want our Hays High School Military to know that they are loved and appreciated. All of us in Hays are proud of our military alumni and want to thank them for risking their lives to protect our country!