Independence High School Alumni

Independence, Kansas (KS)

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

Anita Starns (Wells)
Anita Starns (Wells)
Class of 1965
Air Force, 18 Years

First 5 yrs was a Jet Engine Mechanic. Cross trained into Personnel for the last 13 years. Served in Calif the whole 18 years.
Bruce Roby
Bruce Roby
Class of 1963
Army, 2 Years

Drafted in 1969 and served with 1st Inf. Div. Fwd.
Bruce Saichompoo
Bruce Saichompoo
Class of 1981
Army, 3 Years

Served from 1989 to 1992, during the Persian Gulf War.
Chad Follmer
Chad Follmer
Class of 1999
Marine Corps, 10 Years

Served as a Supply and Logistics Tech, deployed in 2002 for services in support of OEF.
Christopher J. Schulz
Christopher J. Schulz
Class of 2003
Army, 9 Years

Sargeant in the Military Police. Now stationed in Mons,Belgium.
Cody Beyer
Cody Beyer
Class of 2004
Army, 3 Years

Infantry
Currently in Iraq
Danny Darnell
Danny Darnell
Class of 1954
Army, 20+ Years

SFC retired after 33 years human Resourse Mgnt.
Darrell Malone
Darrell Malone
Class of 1987
Navy, 19 Years

Currently stationed in Hawaii
Daughter is currently serving in the Air Force
David Whistler
David Whistler
Class of 1964
Air Force, 4 Years

Tan Son Nhut AB, Vietnam 69-70
Edward Jones
Edward Jones
Class of 1965
Army, 3 Years

Served 2 years, 10 months and 13 days in Vietnam as an Army photo lab specialist and aerial photographer with the 1st Military Intelligence Battalion at Bien Hoa Air Base. Left the Army as a Specialist 5.
Edward Jones
Edward Jones
Class of 1965
Coast Guard, 18 Years

After serving in the Army 1966-68, and a 20 year break in service, joined the Coast Guard Reserve. 1989-2007. Called to active duty many times during hurricanes, 9-11, Iraq War...
Retired as a Chief Machinery Technician (E-7) in 2007.
Erica Dennis
Erica Dennis
Class of 1996
Army, 5 Years

Served in the US Army for five years
j.w. carpenter
j.w. carpenter
Class of 1953
Navy, 20+ Years

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Jared Riley
Jared Riley
Class of 2001
Army, 4 Years

United States Army Band
Jeffery Harrison
Jeffery Harrison
Class of 1985
Army, 8 Years

82nd Airborne Division, Ft Bragg, NC.
Iraq Veteran,
Kent Woods
Kent Woods
Class of 2000
Navy, 10 Years

Currently serving at Offutt AFB, Bellevue, NE
Kent Woods
Kent Woods
Class of 2000
Navy, 6 Years

Currently serving at Offutt Air Force Base, Bellevue, NE
Laura Kendrick
Laura Kendrick
Class of 2007
Air Force, 1 Years

I enlisted last April and am loving it! I am currently stationed in Wichita Falls, TX to complete tech school. I will then be relocated to Topeka, KS to further my training at my Air National Guard base, Forbes Field. This has been the best opportunity and most educational experience to date!
Mary Meyerquinonez
Mary Meyerquinonez
Class of 1967
Air Force, 20+ Years

Entered service Sep 1971, separated Dec 1998. Began as reservist (flight nurse) with 442 Airlift Wing at Richards-Gebaur, remained in Reserve program throughout my career until final duty station at Portland Air National Guard, OR. Was called up for Desert Storm in 1991, assigned to DavidGrantMedicalCenter at Travis AFB CA.
Michael M. Keeley
Michael M. Keeley
Class of 1971
Marine Corps, 12 Years

Marine Corps Infantry Officer School -1976-1977
Navy Flight School-1977-1979
Camp Pendleton Calif. 1979-1983
Rockwell OV-10A/D models
Forward Air Controller (FAC-A)
Tactical Airborne Coordinator (TAC-A)
Squadron NATOP's Officer, AviationSafety Officer
1983-1986-NAS Glenview, Ill. Lockheed C-130F/T models
Honorable discharge -1987

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Independence High School Classmates

Mindy Dye
Class of '98

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School News

Independence High School Class of 1998 20 Year Reunion

Greetings, bulldog alumni!! This reunion is for anyone who at anytime was apart of the class of 1998. Right now we are p...
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Our Independence 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 Independence High School Military to know that they are loved and appreciated. All of us in Independence are proud of our military alumni and want to thank them for risking their lives to protect our country!