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
Chris Danielsen Class of 1975
Marine Corps, 4 Years 3rd Marine Air Wing 1 1/2 years. FMF Pac headquarters 2 1/2 years
Christopher Lifto Class of 1991
Army, 18 Years Chinook Pilot
Daniel Eckstrom Class of 1985
Air Force, 20+ Years 23 yrs Active Duty Retired 2013 KC-135 Pilot
Daniel P Mayer Class of 1985
Marine Corps, 6 Years 1985 - 1991 USMC
Denise Zeran Class of 1976
Army, 6 Years Served on East Coast MOS was 76victor
Dianne Decker Manley Class of 1971
Navy, 4 Years DP2 Stationed at BUPERS Washington D.C.
Emil Polashek Class of 1978
Marine Corps, 20+ Years Four years USMC reserve, 1 year Montana ARNG, 4 years Wisconsin ARNG active duty, 12 years Iowa ARNG personnel sergeant
Greg Bickal Class of 1986
Army, 3 Years Personnel Administration Specialiast for 1st Battallion 68th Armor in Wildflecken Germany.
Jeff Steadman Class of 1988
Marine Corps, 4 Years Military Police 1991-1995 Was part of the L.A. riots security force, from the Rodney King verdict. Served in Kuwait, went to Iraq border in show of force. Served in Somalia during Operation Restore Hope. Spent last year in Okinawa, Japan.
Lorie Gilbertson Class of 1974
National Guard, 2 Years 234thSignal Battalion Iowa National Guard/teletype specialist
Michael Douthit Class of 1987
Army, 1 Years served with the 4th Battalion 14th Field Artillery in Bamberg Germany released from active service due to injury
Roger Bir Class of 1969
Air Force, 20+ Years Still serving
Roy Dean Kolar Class of 1973
Navy, 15 Years Lieutenant Commander, Medical Service Corps, USN-Retired
Russell Houk Class of 1987
Army, 20+ Years Deployed two tours in Iraq. Also called to active duty for one year in Oklahoma, to work with Opertaion Enduring Freedom.
Scott Donohue Class of 1977
National Guard, 20+ Years 10 Years Active Duty Air Force, 1984-1994, 18+ Years Wisconsin Air National Guard, 1994-2012 Personnel Information Systems Manager
Shawn Pierce Class of 1985
Army, 6 Years Served in the US Army Corps of Engineers as a Photolithographer.
steven b matheny Class of 2008
Army, 4 Years severed i iraq for 18 months
Todd Wolfe Class of 1979
Air Force, 20+ Years U.S. Air Force; aircraft crew chief. (SAC, TAC, USAFE, ACC).
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