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
Alvin Klinger Class of 1970
Army, 3 Years Army Signal Corps, Cryptographic communications electronics instructor.
Amy Schilt Class of 2001
Marine Corps, 4 Years Military Police 2003-2007
Bill Raissle Class of 1968
Air Force, 20+ Years US Army, 1968 - 1972, Vietnam '69-'70 USAF, 1977 - 1993 Retired Major, USAF
Brian Casey Class of 1973
Marine Corps, 6 Years A-6E Bombardier/Navigator
Chris McCord Class of 1998
Navy, 13 Years Machinists Mate, Nuclear, USS Kentucky
Deeann Mares Class of 1986
Navy, 4 Years Aboard the USS Salvor ARS-52 Pearl Harbor, Hawaii
Dennis Atkinson Class of 1969
Navy, 5 Years Viet Nam veteran, disabled veteran
Gabriel Romero Class of 1998
Marine Corps, 7 Years The Few, The Proud, The Marines! The worlds greatest warriors...U.S. Marines!
Jeff Oppenneer Class of 1971
Navy, 20+ Years Retired 1993 STGCS(SW) ...'initiated'. Served aboard the USS: Fox, Koelsch, Jouett, Miller, Devastator. Finished my career in mine countermeasures. Mostly with COMMIDEASTFORCE. Graduate of the Senior Enlisted Academy at War College, Newport, RI. Loved it all. Generally a scallywag.
Jennifer McCord Class of 1996
Army, 5 Years Stationed Fort Carson & Germany (2x)
Jennifer McCord Class of 1994
Army, 6 Years Thank you to the person who honored my brother and me on here! Slight correction, I graduated in 94 and Sam graduated in 89.
Jeremy Calderon Class of 1998
Army, 9 Years Entered as a Radio Operator (31C) spent the year of '99 in Korea, 8 years at Ft. Bragg, NC. '01-'03, Gradutated from the John F. Kennedy Special Warfare Center and School and awarded the coveted Green Beret, Special Forces Tab and Special Forces Communication Sergeant (18E) designation. Assigned to 1st Battalion, 3rd Special Forces Group. 3 tours (OEF) in Afghanistan.
Kevin W. McGriff Class of 1982
Navy, 20+ Years Served active duty from March 1985 - 2005. Transferred to Fleet reserves on 1 Apr 2005. Full retirement in 2015
Larry Conger Class of 1989
Air Force, 19 Years MSgt, USAF, Contracting Officer. two tours in Iraq, one in Afghanistan. Operation Southerwatch (Saudi), Operation Provide Comfort (Turkey), Operaton Joint Endeavor (Croatia) veteran. Stationed at Carswell AFB, TX, RAF Lakenheath, UK, Izmir, Turkey, Andersen AFB, Guam, Hickam AFB, Hawaii, Bolling AFB, DC, Columbus AFB, MS and now JFC Naples (NATO), Naples Italy
Laura Kaaren van de Ven Class of 1974
Army, 20+ Years Retired 2000. Stationed all around the US including 2 years back home in Denver at Fitzsimons (1977-79).
Linda Owen Class of 1972
Navy, 20+ Years Served in the US Navy from 1975-2005. Husband, John Owen, is also a Navy Veteran, having served between 1974-1995. Combined tours included Okinawa (Japan), Guam, Hawaii, Puerto Rico, Camp Pendleton, CA, Augsburg (Germany), Virgina Beach, VA, Ottawa (Canada) and Fort Meade, MD.
Linda Wood Owen Class of 1972
Navy, 20+ Years Retired in 2005.
Megan Leuthauser Barbour Class of 2002
Navy, 5 Years Hospital Corpsman, battlefield medic deployed in March 2003 in support of OIF.
Michele Mischo Class of 1970
Marine Corps, 5 Years Military Police and Drill Instructor from 1976 to 1982.
Patrick R. Liles Class of 1978
Army, 17 Years Served 17 years in the US Army Band Corps. Retired in 1995 from Ft. Carson, CO. Stationed in Virginia Beach, VA 78-79, Schofield Barracks, HI 78-82, Ft. McClellan, AL 82-86, Yungson, Seoul, Korea 86-88, Ft. Bliss, El Paso, TX 88-91, Bad Kreuznach, Germany 91-94, Ft. Carson, CO 94-95.
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JFK Alumni Golf Tournament June 16th, 2012
JFK Alumni Association is holding a golf tournament at Foothills Golf Course to raise funds for students, build alumni s...