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

Brian Shawn Wheeler
Brian Shawn Wheeler Class of 1983
Navy, 6 Years
In Navy From Oct 1984 to Oct 1990 Gas Turbine systems mechanic
Charles Combs
Charles Combs Class of 1974
Army, 17 Years
Military Intelligence
cliff lindsay
cliff lindsay Class of 1955
Air Force, 10 Years
automatic pilot , electronic counter measures, guidance systems teck. Locations, WPAFB,,ARDC,. Dayton, Ohio, Goosebay,Labrador, Travis,AFB, CA., Hickman, AFB, Hawaii,Anderson AFB, Guam, Vietnam. E-5
Darrell Rose
Darrell Rose Class of 1973
Navy, 6 Years
Stationed on the U.S.S. Wainwright CG-28 which was the lead ship in the harbor parade of 1976 at New York City 4th of July celebration.
David Pressler
David Pressler Class of 1965
Navy, 6 Years
United States Navy Submarine Service for 6 years. Served on two nuclear powered submarines and made 7 war patrols. Served on the USS Thomas Jefferson SSBN 618 Blue crew and USS George Bancroft SSBN 643 Blue crew. Served as 2nd Class Sonarman and operated out of Groton, Connecticut and Holy Loch Scotland.
Donald E Canter
Donald E Canter Class of 1964
Army, 3 Years
Basic training at FT. Knox. Then to Aberdeen Proving Grounds. Then to FT.Lee and then to Vietnam in 1966 to 1967. Then went to FT. Hood Texas.Got out October 1968
Harold Smith
Harold Smith Class of 1986
Air Force, 7 Years
inventory control
James M. Moore
James M. Moore Class of 1975
Army, 20+ Years
Retired Sergeant First Class currently working for Northrop Grumman at Fort Knox, Kentucky training at the Advanced Leadership Course
John (Chris) Grimes
John (Chris) Grimes Class of 1972
Navy, 20+ Years
'72 - '76 #2 Engineroom USS Pensacola (LSD-38) '76 - '79 Instructor 1200 psi Hot Plant Great Lakes, Illinois '79 - '86 #1 Engineroom USS Belknap (CG-26) Engineroom Supervisor, Engineering Officer of the Watch '86 - '89 Shore Intermediate Maintenance Activity, Norfolk, Va. Pump Shop Supervisor '89 - '93 #1 Engineroom USS Trenton (LPD-14) Engineroom Supervisor, Senior Engineering Department Enlisted, Engineering Officer of the Watch
John H. Childers
John H. Childers Class of 1959
Army, 20+ Years
Entered US Army Jun 1959, retired Aug 1984 at the grade of SFC E7. 1959 - 1965 Germany, 1972- 1977 Germany.
John N. Blose, Col, USAF ret
John N. Blose, Col, USAF ret Class of 1959
Air Force, 20+ Years
Entered the Air Force Officer Training School on 12 August 1963 and following commissioning that November moved to Amarillo AFB, TX to attend Supply Officer training. Initial permanent assignment was to Little Rock AFB, AR in support of Titan II Missile Systems and the B-58 Strategic Bomber Missions. Acceptance for the Air Force Institute of Technology's advanced degree progran had John on the move again to Wright Patterson AFB in June 1966 where he would receive a MS Degree in Logistic Management followed by 12 month tour as Wing Logistisc Officer with the 14th Air Commando Wing at Nah Trang Vietnam. Apparently destined to make some history in the NE Asia theater John was next assigned to Hq 5th Air Force in Tokyo, Japan where he remained for 3 years as Chief, Logistic War Plans. TBC.....
Kendall Mays
Kendall Mays Class of 1965
Army, 2 Years
44th Engineer Battalion-Korea
Kurt Bratlie
Kurt Bratlie Class of 1983
Army, 18 Years
Intelligence Analyst, Scout, Special Agent Criminal Investigator (CID), Served overseas and in every dessert known to man. The Army has a way of showing you all the "garden" spots of the world - LOL! Wouldn't have traded the experience for anything.
Mark Stine
Mark Stine Class of 1972
Navy, 6 Years
Engineering lab technician, performing nuclear reactor plant chemistry and radiological controls aboard USS George Bancroft SSBN 643 and USS James Madison SSBN 627. Also performed nuclear maintenance and radiological controls aboard USS Orion AS18.
Mary Jernigan
Mary Jernigan Class of 1984
Air Force, 12 Years
4 USAF 2 USN 8 USA
Mary Myers Moran
Mary Myers Moran Class of 1974
Navy, 8 Years
Served as technical instructor at Naval Nuclear Power School and calculus instructor at the Naval Academy Prep School.
Michael Winglewich
Michael Winglewich Class of 1977
Air Force, 20+ Years
Retired
Michael Woodward
Michael Woodward Class of 2000
Army, 8 Years
Went to basic training at Ft Knox, KY Feb. 14, 2002, After completing Basic I was stationed at Ft. Lewis, WA in July 16 2002 and since then have been serving in 1-14 Cavalry Regiment. Have served in three deployments all in Iraq (2003-04, 2006-07, and 2009-10) and plan to retire in the military.
Neil Ridenour
Neil Ridenour Class of 1969
Air Force, 20+ Years
Space/missile plans and operations, including two overseas tours; member of last Minuteman I squadron in the USAF and part of inital staff of Air Force Space Command.
Paula Winglewich  Franden
Paula Winglewich Franden Class of 1973
Army, 5 Years
Medical corpsman E5 , 94th Engineers Darmstadt Germany 3 yrs. Fort Ord 7th Medical Battalion.

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