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

Barbara Rachel (Peterschick) Welch
Barbara Rachel (Peterschick) Welch Class of 1977
Army Reserves, 13 Years
Joined the MN National Guard prior to Graduating, I returned in time to walk across the stage and receive my H.S. diploma. I joined the WI National Guard, then transfered to the 44th General Hospital (Reserves). Served Overseas during Desert Storm manning a 1,000 bed hospital in Landstuhl, Germany. Returned home, then transfered to the 452nd Combat Support Hospital. From there I became a Combat Life Saver Instructor at Ft. McCoy, WI and then an Army Instructor for Military Units. Currently I own and operate my own business.
BJ LeDoux
BJ LeDoux Class of 1957
Marine Corps, 3 Years
Infantary, Anti-tank, Special Services
Bridget Williams (Rudolph)
Bridget Williams (Rudolph) Class of 2005
Air Force, 6 Years
Aerospace Medical Technician/EMT. Currently stationed in North Carolina.
Craig Vogl
Craig Vogl Class of 1999
National Guard, 10 Years
34th ID National Guard Band out of Rosemount, MN. Continuing to serve and perform around the state.
Gary Kestner
Gary Kestner Class of 1989
Marine Corps, 5 Years
Primary: CH-53 Helicopter Heavy Maintenance technician/part-time Aircrew. Secondary:Rifle range shooting instructor.
Gerald Joseph Mueller
Gerald Joseph Mueller Class of 1948
Army, 4 Years
Gerald J. Mueller, was captured by the North Koreans in February 1951, and died in captivity in the Suan Bean POW Camp, North Korea on May 3, 1951. His remains to date have not yet been returned. (Not sure of his graduation date)
Harry E. Warnberg
Harry E. Warnberg Class of 1950
Army, 20+ Years
IInfantry; Paratrooper; Special Forces; Retired in 1981 as Lt Colonel. Spent time at Ft Benning, Ft Bragg, Ft Leavenworth, Wash DC, Germany, Dom Rep, VietNam (twice), Panama, & El Salvador. travelled throughout South America.
Jesse Dukowitz
Jesse Dukowitz Class of 2002
Air Force, 5 Years
Weapons. Loading Bombs, Missiles and ammo on both the F-15 and F-16. Maintaining the weapons system also.
Jim Diercks
Jim Diercks Class of 1964
Army Reserves, 20+ Years
Retired Army Colonel with 4 active duty years and 22 Army Reserve. Served in Vietnam 1970 with 23rd Infantry Division
Joe DeRubeis
Joe DeRubeis Class of 1987
Navy, 19 Years
Active Duty for 19 years. Am an Information Systems Technician
Larry Jacobson
Larry Jacobson Class of 1960
Navy, 6 Years
US Navy Reserve 4 years with 2 years active duty aboard the USS Saratoga CVA-60 (Aircraft Carrier) operating out of Mayport , FL with duty in the Carribean and Meditranean Seas.
Mark Johnson
Mark Johnson Class of 1964
Army, 2 Years
1968 - 1970, Fort Gordon GA, MP Corps (personnel specialist in MP Training Bn HQ)
Melody Hayden Brocato
Melody Hayden Brocato Class of 1968
Marine Corps, 2 Years
MCRD Parris Island, MCAS Cherry Point NC, Air Freight Operations, Vietnam Era service
Michelle Posch Halcomb
Michelle Posch Halcomb Class of 1980
Navy, 6 Years
Served in the U.S. Navy as a dentist from 1988-1994, first in Orlando, FL, then on the USS Lexington (AVT-16) until her decommissioning in 1991. Transferred to NAS Pensacola, the Cradle of Naval Aviation and home of the Blue Angels, until 1994.
Misty M Knox
Misty M Knox Class of 1997
Army, 7 Years
Served in the 230th Military Police Company in Kaiserslautern, Germany. Deployed with this unit in Operation Iraqi Freedom II from March 2004-March 2005. Did a permanent change of station in 2006 to US Army Space and Missile Defense Command in Colorado. Most recently PCS'd to E. Co. 1/10 ATK in Fort Drum, NY.
Patrick L Bailey
Patrick L Bailey Class of 1956
Army, 20+ Years
US Army 1958-1960 , US Army 1972-1990
Rob Sorensen
Rob Sorensen Class of 1988
Navy, 20+ Years
Navy Pilot still on active duty.
Tammy FIlippi
Tammy FIlippi Class of 1987
Air Force, 19 Years
Served 4 years active duty Air Force and 15 years in the AF Reserves....still serving!
Troy Schlag
Troy Schlag Class of 1989
National Guard, 10 Years
Served in the National Gaurd from 1988 through 1998 in the fields of ammunition and demolition supply and support, petroleum supply, a certifed military instructor and working as a track vehicle recovery operator and tracked vehicle mechanic when misassigned to a Heavy Maintenence Support Battalion when first deployed to the Persian Gulf until I was reassigned to the 22nd Ordenance Battalion. I left the service at the rank of Staff Sergeant. I did overseas service in the Persian Gulf, Greece, and Guatemala.
William Threlkeld IV
William Threlkeld IV Class of 2002
Army, 1 Years
William is currently at Fort Polk,LA and wb sent to IRAQ sometime in March 2006

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Class of '89

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