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
Amy (BaDour) May Class of 2000
Navy, 4 Years After completion of Boot Camp and Master-At-Arms "A" Class school, I went to The USS George Washington, a Nimitz class air-craft carrier. I did a full cruise cycle to include 6 months worth of work-ups and 6 months out to sea. I left the GW to go to Naval Weapon Station Yorktown in WIlliamsburg, VA. I was honorably Discharged in June of 2004.
cole hirth Class of 2005
Army, 2 Years military police officer in army reserves served 2.5 of a 6 yr contract deployed to iraq for the 2008 year
Donna Rowe Class of 1983
Air Force, 10 Years Germany, Korea and US
James Ashbaucher Class of 2001
Marine Corps, 4 Years James Ashbaucher served in the United States Marine Corps from September 18 2001 until September 17 2005 as a Military Police K9 handler and trainer.
Jason Clevenger Class of 1989
Army, 6 Years Served with the 82nd Airborne Div. in Fort Bragg, NC. Spent 7 months in the Gulf War. Traveled overseas for training and missions.
Jeffrey A. Anderson II Class of 1988
Navy, 7 Years Served as a helicopter Search and Rescue Aircrewman in Antarctica and Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.
Jeffrey E Mairson Class of 2003
Marine Corps, 4 Years Helicopter Mechanic
Jeffrey Mairson Class of 2003
Marine Corps, 5 Years Helicopter Mech
John Eisenmann Class of 1979
Air Force, 20+ Years Served 22 years honorably and am now a retired MSgt.
Karl R Adolphson Class of 2004
Army, 6 Years Fco. 1-68 Ar Bn, 2 Iraq tours
Kevin Lockett Class of 1979
Air Force, 9 Years Kevin is the Senior Protestant Chaplain at Grand Forks Air Force Base, North Dakota.
Kevin McClintock Class of 1982
Army, 20+ Years Retired after 29 years of service.
Matthew Ashman Class of 1992
Army, 18 Years .
Matthew Feehery Class of 1996
Marine Corps, 5 Years Electrician mechanic
Matthew Jones Class of 1980
Army, 20+ Years Field Artillery Warrant Officer (CW4)
Melissa Austin Class of 1988
Navy, 4 Years Gulf war veteran and Congressional Aide
Robert "Bob" Geaschel Class of 1987
National Guard, 20+ Years B CO 2/129 Infantry - Rockford Illinois 1987-1991 1992-1996 Chaplain Candidate 1996-2003 Chaplain 1/106th AVN 2003-2005 Deployed to Iraq w/ 1-106th AVN 2005 to present Chaplain w/ 404 Chem BDE
Ronald Priddy Class of 1975
Army, 9 Years US Army serving at Ft Knox, Ky 1976 - 1979, Erlangen, West Germany 1979-1983, Ft Bragg, North Carolina 1983-1984. Printing press repairman/operator.
Rusty Barnes Class of 1991
Army, 18 Years Military Police, Criminal Investigator, and Maintenance Officer on the PATRIOT Missile System. I served in Samolia (93) Bosnia (2000) and Iraq (2003, 04,05)
Samuel Egbert Class of 1984
Navy, 11 Years corrected: served on u.s.s. chandler, ddg-996 and u.s.s. enterprise, cvn-65. awarded commendations and is the only sailor since world war 2 awarded the navy ring for absolute fearlessness, bravery and valor in the face of death against 15 libyans firing machine guns at him from a gunboat which attacked the enterprise @ 01:15 hrs. one evening during her 1988 deployment. sn. egbert removed his marlinspike from his knife sheath, broke into the ammo box mounted on the bulkhead behind him, took out 2 strings of rounds for the 50 cal mounted on his lookout watch post, and returned fire, firing not at the libyans themselves, but at the gunboat's starboard side at the waterline starting at the bow punching holes in it heading towards the stearn. about 1.5 meters from the dead stearn, the gunboat violently expoloded, throwing the libyans clear and into the persian gulf. sn. egbert didn't even know he was grazed on the left side of his head, until capt. spane came to the watch post after the explosion and told him about it. the libyans were rescued from the water by the ship's helicopters with armed marine corps detachment personnel onboard, and taken to the ship's brig for interrogation. that evening, sn. egbert defended his ship, and the lives and safety of all 6,107 personnel onboard, including the captain, and the battle group commander, a 2 star admiral. it was said by captain spane during the award ceremony that if there had been a declaration of war by congress, or an ordered police action by president reagan, sn. egbert would have been awarded the top 5 medals a millitary serviceman can be awarded, including the congressional medal of honor.
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