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

Brian Juvers
Brian Juvers Class of 1995
Air Force, 6 Years
He served in both Iraqi Freedom and Enduring Freedom spending 3 of his 6 years serving in hostile areas as a civil engineer.
CDR Kimberly C. Robertson
CDR Kimberly C. Robertson Class of 1989
Navy, 20+ Years
Supply Corps Officer
Chad Charlet
Chad Charlet Class of 1999
Marine Corps, 2 Years
Chad was a proud Marine and a great friend who gave his life in support of our freedom. His great personality, humor and friendship will be greatly missed.
Chris A Thompson
Chris A Thompson Class of 1966
Navy, 20+ Years
Served 18 years in submarines, enlisted FTB for 8 years and commissioned 1974 retired from Kings bay GA 1993
Chris Allen Thompson
Chris Allen Thompson Class of 1966
Navy, 20+ Years
Served Twenty + years in the Navy both as a Submarine officer/enlisted and as an Engineering Duty Officer
Dax Griffith
Dax Griffith Class of 1989
Air Force, 15 Years
Dax currently serves as an instructor for heavy construction equipment. He has earned his next set of stripes and will be promoted to Master sergeant this spring. He and his family will be relocating this summer to California.
Don Cogdill
Don Cogdill Class of 1992
Army, 10 Years
Intelligence Analyst
Eric L. Frattini
Eric L. Frattini Class of 1978
Air Force, 4 Years
Minuteman II Missile Launch Officer Missile Launch Combat Crew Evaluator
George Pizanowski
George Pizanowski Class of 1980
Army, 20+ Years
5 plus years active, 25 plus years Reserves, total 30 years and still going strong
IC1(SW/AW) Randy L. Price
IC1(SW/AW) Randy L. Price Class of 2000
Navy, 7 Years
Serves as an Interior Communication Electrician. Previously stationed on the USS Enterprise CVN-65 and now currently serves as an Instructor at CSCSU Great Lakes Illinois training site.
Jessica L. Fitzgerald
Jessica L. Fitzgerald Class of 2003
National Guard, 10 Years
Army National Guard. 31July2002-Present. 31R/25Q, Multi Channel Transmission Systems Operator and Maintainer.
Jimmy Baldi
Jimmy Baldi Class of 1996
Navy, 6 Years
Cryptologic Technician
Jimmy Baldi
Jimmy Baldi Class of 1996
Navy, 6 Years
Served as a Cryptologic Technician for NCTAMS LANT DET HAMPTON ROADS. Worked with a special group that maintained the crypto for the Atlantic Fleet and for various special forces operations.
Kalen Miles
Kalen Miles Class of 1999
Marine Corps, 4 Years
Served from 2000 till 2004. Deployed in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom as an engineer.
Lt Colonel James E. Dillard
Lt Colonel James E. Dillard Class of 1973
Air Force, 20+ Years
Air Force intelligence officer, USAF Academy history professor, five deployments to Middle East/Asia, Director of Operations, Squadron Commander, Joint Staff, NATO, combat intel at F-16, B-1, B-52 bases, imagery analyst, targeting officer.
Martin L. Hailey
Martin L. Hailey Class of 1955
Navy, 10 Years
Served on APA-195 (USS Lenawee) and DLG-10 (USS KING.) My last two tours were in Vietnam on a guided missile ship as a Computer Technician for the Naval Tactical Data Systems. ASROC torpedo systems and Terrier missiles.
Master Sergeant Dax Griffith
Master Sergeant Dax Griffith Class of 1989
Air Force, 16 Years
Dax and family are stationed at Vandenberg AFB, CA. He is a heavy equipment operator and concrete/asphalt craftsman. Dax and Susan have been in the Air Force almost 17 years and have three great children. Kaitlin, Mikaila and Joshua.
Master Sergeant Matt Summers
Master Sergeant Matt Summers Class of 1988
Air Force, 15 Years
Currently on active duty as public affairs superintendent. Have been stationed in Afghanistan, Korea, Germany, Turkey, Japan, Arizona, Texas and Missouri
MSgt Michael T. Goeb
MSgt Michael T. Goeb Class of 1986
Air Force, 19 Years
Currently still on active duty stationed at Travis AFB, CA. Will soon be stationed at Scott AFB, IL in Jun 08.
Nathan Speraneo
Nathan Speraneo Class of 2005
Air Force, 6 Years
Served at Scott Air Force Base

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Class of '06

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