Military Alumni

Military Alumni

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

Bernie Nielsen
Bernie Nielsen Class of 1980
Air Force, 20+ Years
Special Agent with the Air Force Office of Special Investigations
Cindy Roberts
Cindy Roberts Class of 1990
Air Force, 10 Years
I was a Special Agent for the Air Force Office of Special Investigations for the last 7 years I was in the military. One of my favorite assignments was in 2003 - I was working at the US Embassy in Qatar when the war began. Part of my job was coordinating visits by high ranking government and military officials from a security working on Pres. Bush's visit (and meeting him) was one of the most amazing experiences!
Daany Grung
Daany Grung Class of 2005
Navy, 4 Years
F/A-18E/F Super Hornet engine mechanic
Dale Norwood
Dale Norwood Class of 1966
Army, 2 Years
1 yr in Vietnam with the 1st armour cav. 68-69 remaining time left was in Foot Hood Texas
David Cox
David Cox Class of 1992
Marine Corps, 4 Years
Served as part of Tango Battery 5th Battalion 10th Marines in Camp Lejeune, NC, Somalia, Okinawa and Haiti.
David Zimberoff
David Zimberoff Class of 1976
Army, 3 Years
Served 3 years Active, and 3 years Inactive Reserve. Fort Bragg, NC
Dennis Shaw
Dennis Shaw Class of 1966
Air Force, 4 Years
Jet Aircraft Mechanic on the F-105 Thunderchief serving in Thailand.
Gary Ramos
Gary Ramos Class of 1968
Air Force, 4 Years
Various weather related occupations, including Rawinsonde Operations (weather balloons measuring various atmospheric parameters and transmits them to a fixed receiver), extensive weather mapping, weather support for the U.S. Army, and prevailing wind studies support for air pollution research done by Argonne National Laboratories.
Irene Angersbach Collie
Irene Angersbach Collie Class of 1975
Air Force, 4 Years
Entered doing Top Secret work, later cross-trained to Chapel Management Specialist. Ended career in Alaska where I stayed for 20 years.
Jason William Stralka
Jason William Stralka Class of 2006
Army, 5 Years
U.S. Army Military Police Corps. ('96 - '01) 795th MP Co. - Fort McClellan, AL 534th MP Co. - Fort Clayton, Panama 511th MP Co. - Fort Drum, NY 1/32 Infantry Battalion - Sinai, Egypt (MFO)
Jeanne (Bedlek) Brasseur
Jeanne (Bedlek) Brasseur Class of 1993
Air Force, 13 Years
Graduated US Air Force Academy 1997. Began career as intelligence officer after graduation to the present (2010).
John Kiecana
John Kiecana Class of 1979
Air Force, 20+ Years
Flew B-52Gs, AC-130 A Gun Ship, C-130H, now at the Pentagon on USAF Headquarters staff. Flew in Desert Storm, Bosnia, Enduring Freedom and after 9-11 commanded an alert force for Operation Noble Eagle. I'll retire after 28 years of service in June 2011.
Keith Olsen
Keith Olsen Class of 1990
Army, 3 Years
Forward Observer Artillery- Berlin Brigade Operation Provide Comfort.
Mark M. Edington
Mark M. Edington Class of 1984
Marine Corps, 8 Years
Served 3 tours as a Judge Advocate- JAG at MCAS, Cherry Point, NC, NAS Norfolk, Norfolk, VA, and MCRD Parris Island, SC. Resigned commission as a Major in 2001.
Mark S. Crist
Mark S. Crist Class of 1968
Army, 20+ Years
Joined the Army in February 1968 and volunteered for Vietnam. I was a school trained UH-1, Huey helicopter mechanic, but volunteered for duty on tanks with the 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment. I saw combat with them and speak highly of the American men and women who fought the good fight while the Country submitted to a lesser angel of their Nature. I went back into Army Aviation and completed a second tour in Vietnam as a helicopter door gunner/crew chief. I made the Army a career and went to helicopter Flight School in 1980. I flew the Huey and UH-60 Blackhawk with the Army's Special Operations before retiring in 1988.
Michael Folker
Michael Folker Class of 1969
Navy, 9 Years
Hospital corpsman, hyperbaric research; line officer, afloat.
Nathan Withaeger
Nathan Withaeger Class of 1998
Marine Corps, 6 Years
Nate served in the US Marine Corps
Peter Choi
Peter Choi Class of 1987
Army, 20+ Years
Served 26 years in the U.S. Army: 13 years enlisted and 13 years as a commissioned officer.
Peter Manno
Peter Manno Class of 1998
Marine Corps, 8 Years
Served in the U.S. Marine Corps and received the rank SGT.
Randall (Randy) Griggs
Randall (Randy) Griggs Class of 1966
Air Force, 7 Years
Aircraft Maintenance F-111, F4, F106 Tyndall AFB, FL Nellis AFB, NV Luke AFB, Phoenix, Thailand 1971-72

Classmates Spotlight

J B Conant High School Classmates

Alyssa Winters
Class of '07

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