Military Alumni

Military Alumni

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

David O'Hanlon
David O'Hanlon Class of 1978
Navy, 6 Years
Electronics Technician for the USS Leyte Gulf CG-55
David Reynolds
David Reynolds Class of 1967
Navy, 20+ Years
Retired Chief Petty Officer (E7) Served on two nuclear powered fast attack submarines during the Cold War. Operated and maintained the nuclear reactor as a reactor operator. Instructor for the Navy Electronic Technician teaching troubleshooting and repair of submarine radar. Home ports: Charleston, SC and Groton, CT. Deployments to the north Atlantic, Mediterranean, and Caribbean.
Dennis C. Sanderson
Dennis C. Sanderson Class of 1966
Army, 3 Years
ROTC at Texas Tech University. 40 months active duty leaving as Captain in the Signal Corps
Jeremy Best Sr,
Jeremy Best Sr, Class of 1984
Navy, 10 Years
Served for 10 years in the Navy as a Radioman and Military Police Officer.
John Kelley
John Kelley Class of 1969
Navy, 12 Years
E-6 Vietnam Vet. Served on 4 different ship on both coasts. Navy Recruiter. Tug boat capt.Gun boat capt.
Kenneth C. Suhler
Kenneth C. Suhler Class of 1948
Army, 20+ Years
Entered the service (with C.O. Sherwood) on 31 Aug 1951. Fought with 45th Inf Div in Korea; FO, Gun section Chief. Rank: SFC. Commissioned 15 Jan 59. Fought with 173rd ABN, 7th Bn 15th Arty (8"/175MM), 1st Field Force; lst Logistical Command/Vietnam. Served as Chief, programming for Supreme Allied Cmdr Atlantic,( NATO) for four years 1973-1977. Served with Army Training Board. Retired 31 Dec 1982 as Colonel, O-6., from HQ, Fifth U.S. Army. 31+ years service.
Kenneth Cariker
Kenneth Cariker Class of 1966
Air Force, 4 Years
Defensive Fire Control; 319th CSG; 2nd Bomb Wing; SAC
Wayne Curtis Bell
Wayne Curtis Bell Class of 1961
Navy, 4 Years
Joined 1961, served 44 months. Rate of MT3. On board USS Hoel DDG13 for 30 months.

Classmates Spotlight

Lyons High School Classmates

Marion Johnson
Class of '53

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