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

Craig Foughty
Craig Foughty Class of 1974
Air Force, 20+ Years
Served 24 years working in Intelligence.
Dan E Lampman
Dan E Lampman Class of 1965
Army, 3 Years
Specialist 5th Class Flight Engineer on CH47B helicopters. Can Tho, Viet Nam Jan '69 - May '70
Dan Smith
Dan Smith Class of 1984
Army, 4 Years
Tank platoon leader, Executive Officer, and S-1 2/34 Armor, 1st Infantry Division 1988-1992 Gulf War Veteran
David Dolvin
David Dolvin Class of 1978
Marine Corps, 20+ Years
Okinawa, Korea, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Iraq and various other sandy beaches around the world.
FRANK KENNEDY
FRANK KENNEDY Class of 1995
Army, 6 Years
ATTEND WEST POINT PREP SCHOOL IN FT. MONMOUTH NJ, ATTEND WEST POINT MILITARY ACADEMY,WEST POINT,NY, SERVED.
gerald d brittain
gerald d brittain Class of 1967
Air Force, 20+ Years
24 yrs of service around the world. retired at wafb in mo in missles.I was the only master nco in the wings history to command all five of the 508th missle sites.IT was great to service my country and see the world.my yougest girl was born in turkey. miss james dupont ,class of 65 , killed in vietnam in 72.loved him ,god bless him always.
Glen A. Forney
Glen A. Forney Class of 1939
Army, 4 Years
Staff Sgt. Army Air Corps 374th Service Squadron stationed at Papua, New Guina WWII
Heather Barber Topoly
Heather Barber Topoly Class of 1987
Navy, 6 Years
Served in the Navy as a Hospital corpsman
Jason Degenhard
Jason Degenhard Class of 1990
Army, 9 Years
2003 to the present.
Jeff Mattocks
Jeff Mattocks Class of 1978
Navy, 12 Years
Enlisted Electricians Mate, 1978-1985, Commissioned 1985. Lt United States Navy. Operations Officer Minesweeps,85-88 USS Implicit MSO455, and USS Conquest MS0488 (Iran Iraq war 1987-1988 mine field clearance operations Persian Gulf), and Chief Engineer USS Meyerkord FF-1058 Knox Class frigate 88-90
Jeffrey D. Mackim
Jeffrey D. Mackim Class of 1981
National Guard, 20+ Years
4 years Reg. Army(1983-1987), one year in the OH National Guard(1987-1988), 23 years in the GA National Guard(1988-Present), one tour in Iraqi theater(Kuwait) 2003-2004, and one tour in Afghanistan(2009-2010)
John D Uplinger
John D Uplinger Class of 1964
Air Force, 20+ Years
Strategic Air Command B-52 Bombing Navigation System Technician
John Jodon
John Jodon Class of 1990
Navy, 8 Years
Meteorologist / Tactical Oceanographer
Maj. Robert Ginther
Maj. Robert Ginther Class of 1940
Air Force, 12 Years
Army Air Corps Pilot/Navigation training B29 nuclear bomb training Pacific theater Recalled Korean war Frankfort, Germany Transport Wing 5 years active reserve Still in "Inactive Reserve" (not discharged)
Mark V. Harvey
Mark V. Harvey Class of 1978
Army, 20+ Years
CSM Mark V. Harvey, USA (RET) Service dates: 22 SEP 1983 – 09 SEP 2009 United States Sergeants Major Academy (USASMA) (class 54). Positions and units include Command Sergeant Major, 244th & 262nd Quartermaster Battalion, Fort Lee, Virginia; Command Sergeant Major, Command Sergeant Major, 501st Forward Support Battalion, Friedberg, Germany and Ramadi, Iraq ; Supply Division Sergeant Major, 19th Support Center, Wiesbaden, Germany and Balad, Iraq; Support Operations Sergeant Major, 16th Corps Support Group, Hanau, Germany and Taji, Iraq; Operations Sergeant, 394th Corps Support Battalion, Ames, Iowa; First Sergeant, HHC, 201st Forward Support Battalion, Vilseck, Germany and Tuzla, Bosnia; Material Management Supervisor, 125th Forward Support Battalion, Fort Riley; Kansas; Supply Support Activity NCOIC/Platoon Sergeant, Bravo Company, 2nd Forward Support Battalion, Camp Hovey, Korea; Central Issue Facility NCOIC, 493rd Supply & Service Company, Fort Carson, Colorado; Operations Sergeant, 493rd Quartermaster Supply Company, Wurzburg, Germany and Saudi Arabia; Stock Control Supervisor/Squad Leader, 584th Maintenance Company, Fort Campbell, Kentucky; Pershing Missile Team, Neu Ulm, Germany; Pershing Missile Crew Member, Fort Sill, Oklahoma. Awards and decorations: Legion of Merit, Bronze Star Medal (with Oak Leaf Cluster), Meritorious Service Medal (with four Oak Leaf Clusters), Army Commendation Medal (with four Oak Leaf Clusters), Army Achievement Medal (with Silver and two Bronze Oak Leaf Clusters), Purple Heart, Army Good Conduct Medal (8th Award), National Defense Service Medal, Korean Defense Service Medal, NATO Medal, Iraqi Campaign Medal, Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, NCO Professional Development Ribbon (with numeral 4), Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon (with numeral 5), Kuwaiti Liberation Medal (Saudi Arabia), Kuwaiti Liberation Medal (Kuwait), South West Asia Service Medal (with 3 Bronze Stars), Armed Forces Service Medal, Army Superior Unit Award, Meritorious Unit Citation (with Oak Leaf Cluster), Navy Unit Commendation, Air Borne; Air Assault; Expert Marksmanship and Combat Action Badge.
Michael Weber
Michael Weber Class of 1979
Air Force, 20+ Years
Served in Korea , Japan, numerous US bases Military Instuctor of Intagrated Avionics
Mickey Reed
Mickey Reed Class of 1970
Air Force, 6 Years
Served as Personnel Specialist and Air Policeman from 1972 - 1978.
Priscilla Lawrence
Priscilla Lawrence Class of 1964
Army, 4 Years
US Army 1967-1971
Rachel Marie Phillips
Rachel Marie Phillips Class of 2000
Air Force, 8 Years
AFOSI Officer awarded the Bronze Star and 2010 Lance P Sijan Leadership award winner for Junior grade officer.
Reggie Sharpe
Reggie Sharpe Class of 1991
Army, 20+ Years
Retired in 2014 and was stationed various places overseas and in the US.

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