Lee's Summit High School Alumni

Lee's Summit, Missouri (MO)

Military Alumni

Military High School 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


Class of 0
, Years

Aaron Bono
Aaron Bono
Class of 2001
Marine Corps, 5 Years

Military Police Heavy Machine Gunner Serving 3rd overseas tour with two combat tours already completed.
Allen Bishoff
Allen Bishoff
Class of 1985
Marine Corps, 8 Years

One tour in Iraq (Gulf War 1).
Bill Feller
Bill Feller
Class of 1982
Navy, 20+ Years

US Navy, Submarine Service , Certified Chef and Scuba Diver, Currently widowed and living back in Lee's Summit and working at Summit Tech. Also volunteer my spare tiem to the Lee's Summit Underwater Rescue and Recovery Squad.
Bill Feller
Bill Feller
Class of 1982
Navy, 20+ Years

US Navy Submarine Service
Brian Ahern
Brian Ahern
Class of 1990
Marine Corps, 6 Years

USMC
Brian Dolan
Brian Dolan
Class of 1980
Navy, 8 Years

Helicopter Anti-Submarine Warfare School administrator, San Diego, 1990-1991 (Operations Desert Shield/Storm); USS Saratoga (CV60), Legal Office, 1992-1994 (Operations Deny Flight/Provide Promise, Bosnia-Herzegovina); Navy Legal Service Office, Great Lakes, 1994-1996; Naval Training Command Great Lakes, Legal Office, 1996-1997
Britney Hammergren
Britney Hammergren
Class of 2006
Air Force, 1 Years

Command Post
Carl Williams
Carl Williams
Class of 1958
Navy, 3 Years

US Naval Air Base, Point Mugu, CA; electronics
Carlos Davis
Carlos Davis
Class of 2010
Air Force, 4 Years

Carlos went to the Air Force as a Power and Production troop as soon as he got out of high school. He is looking to become a Commissioned Officer
Charles (Russ) Davis
Charles (Russ) Davis
Class of 1963
Air Force, 20+ Years

Retired Air Force colonel with experience flying B-52D/G, F/FB-111, and B-1A test. Completed 179 combat missions in the Vietnam theater. Retired from the Office of the Secretary of Defense in 1988.
David Johnson
David Johnson
Class of 1984
Army, 17 Years

Joined the military shortly after I graduated from Lee's Summit High. I spent 10 years with the United States Marine Corps, serving in both Desert Shield and Desert Storm with the 2nd Recon Bn. Currently serving in the Army, with one tour in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom.
David Johnson
David Johnson
Class of 1984
Marine Corps, 19 Years

Served over 12 years with the United States Marine Corps...and currently finishing my final year in the Army.
David L. Waite
David L. Waite
Class of 1972
Navy, 20+ Years

Submarine Servive on two different subs(8yrs),Weapons ORDnanceTech, latteral conversion to Manchinistmate onboard the Air Craft Carrier Forrestal(1980to1985). Three years out and then back in to finish my career. Military Law Enforcement/K-9 Trainer and attached to the Great Lakes PD Detective Division(2yrs) before transfered to sea duty onboard the USS Tripoli LPH 10 (4yrs) for Desert Sheild/Desert Storm. Finished at Security Dept. Balboa Hosp. San Diego, Ca. Retired 30Jun1995.
Derrell Claspill
Derrell Claspill
Class of 2001
Navy, 6 Years

After boot camp I ended up going in to Buds and graduating. a year later I ended up getting injured and discharged from the SEALs and returned to the fleet and got out after 4 years of service. After being out for a year i was recalled to active duty and sent back to Iraq for a 3rd tour. I have now since gottern married and have 4 children and a beautifull wife
Derrell W Claspill
Derrell W Claspill
Class of 2001
Navy, 6 Years

3 tours to the Middle East with 2 in Iraq and 1 in the Persian Gulf
Don C. Thomson
Don C. Thomson
Class of 1959
Army, 20+ Years

Flew for the Navy for 19 years and then transferred to the Missouri Army National Guard and flew for them for another 19 years.
Retired in 2003 at age 62.
Gary Hall
Gary Hall
Class of 1976
Air Force, 4 Years

C 130 crew chief 2 years Biloxi, Ms. 2 years in Germany
Glen Curl
Glen Curl
Class of 1957
Air Force, 10 Years

Tactical Missile TM-76B Mace in Germany, Then B-52 Gunner.
Gregory Stueve
Gregory Stueve
Class of 2000
Army, 7 Years

National Guard
Harry Geagan
Harry Geagan
Class of 1966
Marine Corps, 2 Years

1968 - 1970
Heath Yoakum
Heath Yoakum
Class of 1984
Army, 6 Years

Graduated/ High School by corespondense (Baker Univ) 1984/Germany.
Border Patrol In West/East Germany 1983-86
Presidantial Citation 1984 / Pres. Reagan
Air Assault School Class of 1987/ Ft Beanning
Cadre Training/School Ft Sill OK 1987-88
Weapons Specialist/Armory 1988-89
Ian Fowler
Ian Fowler
Class of 1996
Navy, 4 Years

Since joining the Navy after medical school, I've done all of my post-graduate training at the Naval Medical Center in San Diego in Anesthesiology. I'm now off to Norfolk, Virginia to do a fellowship in Pain Medicine.
James (Brad) Hatfield
James (Brad) Hatfield
Class of 1965
Army, 3 Years

Vietnam Veteran 65/68
James (Brad) Hatfield
James (Brad) Hatfield
Class of 1965
Army, 6 Years

Vietnam Veteran 65/68
James Bradley Hatfield
James Bradley Hatfield
Class of 1965
Army, 6 Years

Vietnam Veteran 65/68
James M Williams
James M Williams
Class of 1963
Army, 3 Years

Combat Medic
Jenny Maupin
Jenny Maupin
Class of 1990
Army, 2 Years

Linguist
Jim Keil
Jim Keil
Class of 1962
Air Force, 3 Years

Medical Corps
joe rittman
joe rittman
Class of 1956
Army, 20+ Years

Enter the Army in July 1960 and retired as a Colonel in 1986. Served in a variety of assignment from platoon level to Department of the Army. Saw combat service in Vietnam in early 60's for 26 months. Served in Hawaii, Texas,Vietnam, Thailand, Washington DC, Kansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Korea and Califorina.
John G. Totzke
John G. Totzke
Class of 2002
Marine Corps, 14 Years

After graduating in 2002, I served 14 years in the Marines in communications, intelligence and as a recruiter. Completed 4 tours to Iraq and 1 to Afghanistan.
John Totzke
John Totzke
Class of 2002
Marine Corps, 4 Years

two tours Iraq, Now promoted to Sgt
John Vannoy
John Vannoy
Class of 1987
Army, 20+ Years

Army attack helicopter pilot. Lieutenanct Colonel now commanding a weapons development organization.
Kevin A Lee
Kevin A Lee
Class of 1986
Air Force, 20+ Years

26 years in US Air Force. Desert Storm 1990, Two rotations to Afganistan in 2010 and 2011
Kevin A Lee
Kevin A Lee
Class of 1986
Air Force, 20+ Years

Served 26 years in United States Air Force
Kyle Swope
Kyle Swope
Class of 1998
Army, 14 Years

2 tours in Iraq.
Melissa Badgett (Kinworthy)
Melissa Badgett (Kinworthy)
Class of 1995
Army, 4 Years

Military Police, deployed to GTMO, Cuba in support of Operation Enduring Freedom
Michael D. Kinslow"
Michael D. Kinslow"
Class of 1975
Navy, 7 Years

I went to Boot Camp in San Diego, CA. Then went to Lakehurst, NJ for Aviation training as an ABH/LSE to handle aircraft, on an airbase or an LPH (Landing Platform of Helicopters) or a carrier. I've been on 4 ships, on different "tours of duty". I also had a sub-job as part of my MOS as an aircraft crash & salvage group. I've seen about a 1/4 of this world. I was involved in 1983 Beirut, Lebanon event, on board ship, a 1/2 mile off their shore. Then in 1985, I had an "on-call war game" accident. I left as an E-5 (frocked, ie.). Details, won't explain. But now retired from the Military, permanently.
Michael Olson
Michael Olson
Class of 1978
Army, 9 Years

U.S. Army helicopter instructor pilot
Michael Williams  (Milne)
Michael Williams (Milne)
Class of 1974
Navy, 4 Years

BT3 particpated in evacuation of siagon served aboard the USS Mount Vernon LSD-39

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James Earl Massey

Jim Massey class of 1966 died 7-14-11 in Decatur Alabama after losing his short battle with cancer.
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Our Lee's Summit High School military alumni are some of the most outstanding people we know and this page recognizes them and everything they have done! Not everyone gets to come home for the holidays and we want our Lee's Summit High School Military to know that they are loved and appreciated. All of us in Lee's Summit are proud of our military alumni and want to thank them for risking their lives to protect our country!