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

Chris Tompkins
Chris Tompkins Class of 1977
Marine Corps, 4 Years
Christopher B Goff
Christopher B Goff Class of 1989
Navy, 8 Years
2 years NUWC (Newport, RI) 4.5 years USS Kentucky 1 yr training (Groton, CT) Boot camp (Great Lakes, IL)
Craig Smith
Craig Smith Class of 1974
Navy, 20+ Years
2 years training Sea duty: 1 aircraft carrier; 4 submarines Shore duty: Recruiting duty -St. Louis Submarine base- Kings Bay, Georgia
Deborah (Driskill) Parsons
Deborah (Driskill) Parsons Class of 1993
Air Force, 20+ Years
Currently serving as a Food Service Superintendent at MacDill AFB in Tampa. Have served in Korea, Guam, Italy, San Antonio, Portugal, Ohio, Afghanistan, and Sarajevo.
Don Niemeyer
Don Niemeyer Class of 1987
Air Force, 8 Years
Air Force Medical Service Corps. 8 years active duty,
Don Niemeyer
Don Niemeyer Class of 1987
Air Force, 8 Years
United States Air Force Medical Service Corp Officer Active Duty 2002-2010. United States Air Force Reserve, United States Transportation Command (TRANSCOM) 2010 to Present.
Donald L. Busken
Donald L. Busken Class of 1971
Air Force, 12 Years
3 yrs Active duty Air Force, Reese AFB Lubbock Texas, 9 yrs MOANG St. Louis w/131st Civil Engineering Group, Left as a MSGT. Reenlisted into the Naval Reserves, Seabees for 3 yrs as Petty Officer 1st.
Edward Gatzert
Edward Gatzert Class of 1972
Navy, 20+ Years
Aviation Storekeeper; Navy career Counselor
Ellen Seiler
Ellen Seiler Class of 1978
Army, 20+ Years
Served as a Finance Specialist, Drill Instructor & as an Instructor for the Primary, Basic & Advanced Leadership Courses.
Eric Metzger
Eric Metzger Class of 1980
Army, 20+ Years
Nuclear Assurance, Air and Missile Defense, Airspace Control, Military Intelligence
Frank Eddleman
Frank Eddleman Class of 1974
Army, 3 Years
Served with 18th Airborne Corps
Hal McFarland
Hal McFarland Class of 1968
Marine Corps, 4 Years
Semper Fi
Johnny Lee Clark
Johnny Lee Clark Class of 2007
Army, 4 Years
Margaret Whitener
Margaret Whitener Class of 1989
Army, 5 Years
I was a 91A (new 35G)~Medical Equipment Repair Specialist. After Basic Training at Ft. Leonard Wood in MO, I went to AIT for 11 months at Fitzsimons Army Medical Center in Denver, Co. I was stationed at Landstuhl, Germany and at Ft. Stewart, GA.
Michael  E. STOOPS
Michael E. STOOPS Class of 1980
Marine Corps, 6 Years
0151-Admin Clerk Adjutant/CCC/driver/sharpshooter/high PFT of 294; Camp Pendleton, SD, Lejeune, NC; Norfolk, Okinawa & Seoul
Phil Beasley
Phil Beasley Class of 1977
Army, 10 Years
Crytographic Repairman
Army, 2 Years
94F, PFC, stationed at Fort Jackson SC, Fort Gordon GA, and Fort Campbell KY
shawn backowski
shawn backowski Class of 2008
Marine Corps, 5 Years
2844 communications technician
Verona Harbert Sanders
Verona Harbert Sanders Class of 1988
Air Force, 5 Years
2 1/2 years at Ramstein AB Germany 2 years KI Sawyer AFB MI Basic Training at Lackland AFB, San Antonio, TX Technical Training Keesler AFB, Biloxi, MS
Vincent E. Coleman
Vincent E. Coleman Class of 1983
Army, 8 Years
My first. 4 years I was a 36H a dial manual central office repairman. Last 4 years I was a 13M MLRS Crewman I served in Desert Shield/ Desert Storm with the 3rd AD Division Artillery from December 90- May 91.

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Hazelwood Central High School Classmates

Marlys Kummer
Class of '61

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Homecoming Oct 3, 2009

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