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

Chris Capps
Chris Capps
Class of 1995
Navy, 14 Years

AC1 Capps has served 14 years and is 6 years from retirement. Currently he is stationed on his second ship the USS CVN71 Theodore Roosevelt. Since graduating in 1995, he went to boot camp in Great Lakes Illinois and proceeded in his career to Millington Tennesee where he went to school to become and airtraffic controller. From there he has been to NAS Key West, FACSFAC Jacksonville located in Jacksonville, FL, USS John F. Kennedy located in Mayport, FL, NAS Brunswick located in Brunswick ME then on to the USS T. Roosevelt located in Norfolk, VA. He has been through 2 Operation Enduring Freedom Cruises with port visits including Marmeris Turkey, Tarragonna Spain, Cape Town South Africa, Dubai UAE, Bahrain UAE, Saint Martin Virgin Islands and London England.
Chris Capps
Chris Capps
Class of 1995
Navy, 16 Years

Navy Air Traffic Controller will be stationed at Greece May of 2011
DAVID BENDER
DAVID BENDER
Class of 1986
Army, 8 Years

Personnel Administration Non-commissioned officer.
David Bender
David Bender
Class of 1986
Army, 8 Years

75B, Personnel Administrative Noncommissioned Officer; BCT: E Company, 2nd Bn, 39th Inf, Fort Jackson, SC; AIT: F Company, Troop Brigade, Fort Ben Harrison, IN; 1st assignment: HQ, 1st Bn, 61st Inf, Fort Jackson; 2nd assignment: HQ, 4th Training Brigade, Fort Jackson; 3rd assignment: 92nd Military Police Company; Baumholder, Germany(combat deployment to Sarajevo, Bosnia; 4th assignment: HQ, 40th Signal Battalion, Fort Huachuca, AZ
Gerald D Snodgrass
Gerald D Snodgrass
Class of 1957
Air Force, 20+ Years

Five years as a Army Paratrooper, fifteen years in the U.S. Air Force. Retired as a 1st Sergeant. Vietman Veteran - Served three tours.
Jennifer Campbell
Jennifer Campbell
Class of 2000
Army, 4 Years

MOS: 88M
John R Shandley
John R Shandley
Class of 1970
Navy, 7 Years

Storekeeper / SK3 on the USS Ranger CVA 61 Viet Nam Era
Jon Emery
Jon Emery
Class of 1987
Army, 20+ Years

Currently stationed in Iraq
Kent McKee
Kent McKee
Class of 1977
Marine Corps, 6 Years

Served in Reserves at Fort Des Moines Iowa. Honarable Discharge in 1980 as a Corporal.
Kimberly (Smith) Pedersen
Kimberly (Smith) Pedersen
Class of 1980
Air Force, 9 Years

Command & Control. Senior Director & Battle Management. Weapons Assisgnement Officer. Master Weapons Controller. Interface Coordination/Data Link Officer. Defense Planning Officer.
Michael Dale
Michael Dale
Class of 1994
Army, 9 Years

Combat Engineer 12B
Wheel and Track Mechanic

U.S. Air Force
Security Forces 6 years
Special Response Team Leader
Fire Team Leader
Convoy Escort/Tourette gunner
Mike Dale
Mike Dale
Class of 1994
Army, 8 Years

Combat Engineer
Iowa Air National Guard- Security Forces
Mike Dale
Mike Dale
Class of 1994
Army, 9 Years

Medic, Combat Engineer
AIR FORCE SF Tactical Response Team.
6 years.
Parker Swan
Parker Swan
Class of 1966
Navy, 20+ Years

Served enlisted for 15 years then 15 years as a Naval Officer. Served mosted on Submarines & Sub Tender out of Hawaii, Guam and Charleston,SC. Retied in 2004 as a Lieutenant Commander
Robert M Bruett
Robert M Bruett
Class of 1965
Navy, 4 Years

Served 4 years in the US Navy and 4 tours in VietNam
Terry Wright
Terry Wright
Class of 1965
Marine Corps, 4 Years

2 tours - Vietnam

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Class of '77

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Our Indianola 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 Indianola High School Military to know that they are loved and appreciated. All of us in Indianola are proud of our military alumni and want to thank them for risking their lives to protect our country!