Honoring Our Heroes
This area is dedicated to our alumni that have served or are serving in our armed forces!
Lost Class Rings
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Honored Military Alumni
Bill Specht Class of 1981
Navy, 4 Years Engineman
Brian J. Habel Class of 1985
National Guard, 20+ Years Recruiting and Retention Battalion
Charles "Chip" Wodrich Class of 1984
Air Force, 11 Years Aircraft Armament Systems Specialist/Trainer Maintenance Master Technician - B52, F4, F16 Gulf War Veteran (Desert Storm)
Clay Haan Class of 1989
National Guard, 20+ Years Served active duty in Kuwait, 2000-2001, Egypt, 2003-2004 and Iraq 2005-2007. Taught Military Science for the ROTC program at UD from 2008 until retirement in Jan 2011.
Clay Haan Class of 1989
National Guard, 20+ Years Currently still in the National Guard, full time. Has been deployed over seas to Kuwait (200-2001), Egypt (2003-2004), and Iraq (2005-2007). Currently teaching Military Scence at University of Dubuque.
Daniel LeGrand Class of 1985
Marine Corps, 12 Years Electronic Tech
Douglas Lineen Class of 1981
Air Force, 11 Years Security Police. Stationed at Clark AB, Philippines; Francis E. Warren AFB, Cheyenne, WY; Desert Storm, Saudi Arabia.
Georgia Yelden Pittman Class of 1978
Marine Corps, 2 Years I went to school for Intelligence and was stationed at GTMO for my time of service before getting out and marrying my husband who was also a Marine.
James Burdt Class of 1972
Navy, 6 Years navy corpsman/anesthesia tech Second class Petty Officer HM2
James J Simpson (Jim) Class of 1976
Army, 17 Years Infantryman, Served in Germany, Korea, Turkey, And Egypt. Desert Storm Vet. Last unit served with 101st Airborne.
Jeremy Kraft Class of 1995
Marine Corps, 4 Years Infantry
Jon Rapp Class of 2010
Navy, 2 Years Currently in Great Lakes
Josh Moore Class of 1999
Marine Corps, 5 Years Served as a hand to hand combat instructor and electrical technician on CH-53 hellicopters. Tours included Afghanistan '01, and Iraq '03.
Julie Marie Waddick Class of 1976
Army, 4 Years Operating room technician
Keith Martelle Class of 1990
Air Force, 19 Years Currently serving as a Master Sergeant in USAF
Kelly Ehlers Class of 2001
Navy, 4 Years Aviation Ordnance
kevan bakewell Class of 1993
National Guard, 12 Years Army guard aviation officer and commander. Waterloo, ia.
Linda Hosch Roach Class of 1978
Army Reserves, 20+ Years Army Helicopter Pilot
Mary Ann Wix Class of 1987
Air Force, 20+ Years 5 years as a Cook, 7 years as a Histology Technician and 10 years as a Training Manager
Michael Preston Class of 1972
Navy, 20+ Years 31 years on active duty, 17 deployments, retired as a Master Chief in 2003
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Hempstead Football Tailgate Fundraiser
August 13 5 -8 pm at the Grand River Center! Bring a group of friends, bring your family! $10.00 entrance gets you a ...