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

Anthony W. Pennington
Anthony W. Pennington Class of 1988
Navy, 20+ Years
Retired after 20 years of Naval service.
Donald Tipton
Donald Tipton Class of 1978
Army, 11 Years
Dwayne Butler
Dwayne Butler Class of 1980
Army, 20+ Years
Served over 20 years of honorable service. One combat tour. 5 state side PCS 2 tour Europe. Retire SFC active VFW member
Jaime Rivera
Jaime Rivera Class of 1978
Air Force, 20+ Years
Joined the Air Force in 1983. Served 23 years before retiring. Desert Storm Vet
James Adkins
James Adkins Class of 1992
Navy, 4 Years
Served on board the USS Nimitz, I also served in squadron VAQ-129 at NAS Whidbey Island, Washington
Janet Lynn Jackson
Janet Lynn Jackson Class of 1978
Army, 9 Years
Served in the United States Army from 1983 - 1992.
john m smederovac
john m smederovac Class of 1967
Navy, 10 Years
Served ten years in the U.S.Navy, eight months of which was with the U.S. Marines as their 'corpsman. Was awarded the purple heart, silver star, and bronze star.
Kim Svaco
Kim Svaco Class of 1979
Air Force, 4 Years
Served active duty 1980-1984 as crypto and base communications repair technician.
Michael Thomas
Michael Thomas Class of 1998
Army, 4 Years
Served in Germany for 2 yrs 7 mo and 15 mo in Iraq for Operation Iraqi Freedom
Nick Theodoratos
Nick Theodoratos Class of 1984
Army, 6 Years
Served with the 7th. Engineer Brigade and 38th. Infantry Division. Best 6 years of my life.
Riccardo Vargas
Riccardo Vargas Class of 1981
Air Force, 20+ Years
Riccardo entered the US Army in 1981 after graduation. He served close to ten years in the Army and after earning his Graduate degree in 1993, was commissioned an Officer in the US Air Force. In 2013 Riccardo will complete 20 years of active military service and more than 26 years of combined Active and Reserve military service. He is an Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom veteran and a Bronze Star recipient. He is also a Department of Defense civilian employee with the Defense Intelligence Agency as well as a professor of Public Administration.
Shelby Jones
Shelby Jones Class of 1986
Navy, 20+ Years
US Navy
Shelby Jones
Shelby Jones Class of 1987
Navy, 20+ Years
Currently Chief Warrant Officer 2 serving onboard USS Green Bay LPD 20
spencer j friley
spencer j friley Class of 1997
Air Force, 15 Years
living the life
Torry Brown
Torry Brown Class of 1990
Marine Corps, 4 Years
Served in Desert Storm in 1990-1992
william thames
william thames Class of 1988
Navy, 20+ Years
chief warrant officer 2 currently on the USS NIMITZ in San Diego

Classmates Spotlight

Lew Wallace High School Classmates

Kim Svaco
Class of '79

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School News

Riccardo (Richard) Vargas class of 81

Richard Vargas was recently promoted to the rank of Lt Col in the US Air Force and is headed back to the Middle East for...
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