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

Charles Grapes
Charles Grapes Class of 1973
Army, 3 Years
Military Police
David Jones
David Jones Class of 1997
Air Force, 11 Years
David Jones is a firefighter and is currently serving in England
Deborah L McQuillar (Shoemaker)
Deborah L McQuillar (Shoemaker) Class of 1973
Air Force, 20+ Years
Retired in 2000 as a senior master sergeant from Tinker Air Force Base. Was very honored to serve my country.
Deborah L McQuillar (Shoemaker)
Deborah L McQuillar (Shoemaker) Class of 1973
Air Force, 20+ Years
Retired in 2000 as a senior master sergeant from Tinker Air Force Base. Was very honored to serve my country.
Edward J McBride
Edward J McBride Class of 1994
Air Force, 15 Years
none
Elaine Yates
Elaine Yates Class of 1977
Air Force, 6 Years
I entered the Air Force in 1977 and served as a Enviornmental Specialist for 1 year and 5 years as a Orderly Clerk. I enjoyed the military, married my husband while assigned at Dyess AFB, Texas and he served 20 years, retiring in 1997.
Elaine Yates (McDuell)
Elaine Yates (McDuell) Class of 1977
Air Force, 6 Years
Was assigned to Dyess AFB from 1978 - 1981, then Kadena AFB from 1981 - 1983. Reached the rank of Sgt, and worked Environmental Systems and cross-trained to Orderly Room Secretary and worked for Base Commander on Kadena AFB.
Frank J .LeGault
Frank J .LeGault Class of 1977
Air Force, 20+ Years
Supply for 4 years adnd Muntions for 16 years.
Fred Pierceall
Fred Pierceall Class of 1985
Army, 20+ Years
Operation Desert Shield 1990-1991 Operation Desert Storm 1990-1991 Hurricane Andrew Relief Mission 1992 Operation Iraqi Freedom I & II 2003-2004 First Battle of Fallujah April 2004 Operation Iraqi Freedom V & VI 2006-2007 Haiti Earthquake Relief Mission 2010
Jim Smitm
Jim Smitm Class of 1974
Army, 20+ Years
served with 82nd ABN 76-78 - 2nd ID 78-79, 101st ABN 80-82- 25th IN DIV 82-85, 10th DIV-86-92 Ft. Jackson DI 92-95, 2nd ID 96-98
Joseph Wentzel
Joseph Wentzel Class of 2008
Army, 2 Years
I am in an AIRBORNE Infantry unit i currently have not been deployed but am leaving for Kawait in September.
Mark McParland
Mark McParland Class of 1995
Air Force, 14 Years
Served at many locations around the world
Mark McParland
Mark McParland Class of 1995
Air Force, 14 Years
Served at many locations around the world
Michael E Bates
Michael E Bates Class of 1969
Army, 6 Years
Served 2 years active and 4 years in the Army Reserves, Drafted Nov 29th 1972 and Discharged on Nov 30th 1974. Basic training was in Fort Knox Ky, Advanced training was in Ft Bliss Tx. Stationed at Nurnenburg Germany and was promoted to a Specialist 4th class upon discharge. My duties in Germany was Supply room specialist, controling weapons, ammunition food, and supplies for the motor pool. Was discharged with a Honorable Dischage.Good Conduct Medal.Vetnam Era Badge. Overseas pin, and Expert in weapons. I I was in the 1st Armored division the the 7th Army. My unit was the 2nd59th Air Defense Unit
Michael Majchszak
Michael Majchszak Class of 1980
Navy, 20+ Years
Retired from the Navy in Oct 2000 as a Chief Petty Officer
Michael W. Rutledge
Michael W. Rutledge Class of 1980
Army, 20+ Years
Served 22 years all over the world, retired MSG. Now a teacher at Northwestern Michigan College in Traverse City, participant in the Troops to Teachers program after retirement.
mike turner
mike turner Class of 1969
Army, 2 Years
Old Guard - Washington D.C.
Nick Rabchenia
Nick Rabchenia Class of 1994
Marine Corps, 4 Years
none
Richard Manley
Richard Manley Class of 1974
Army, 3 Years
Korea 75-76. 728th MP BN. FT. Hood TX 76-77. 720th. MP BN
Roger Tucker Jr.
Roger Tucker Jr. Class of 1986
Army, 20+ Years
M1 Abrams Tank Mechanic

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