Lyons High School Alumni

Lyons, Kansas (KS)

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!

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
DONALD RAY SOEKEN
DONALD RAY SOEKEN
Class of 1959
U.s. Public Health Service, 27 Years

Was an 06 Captain in the Corp.
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
Richard Bradford
Richard Bradford
Class of 1964
Marine Corps, 4 Years

Viet Nam July 65-66 Jan 68-Sept 68
Jim Keller and William Edds (both Marines) crossed my path in Viet Nam.
Army Reserves 1972-2002 1992 activated and sent for Desert Storm - Kenny Messick was co-located with my unit. He was our medevac unit.
Richard Henry
Richard Henry
Class of 1965
Army, 2 Years

Served as S1 NCO, 93rd Military Police Battalion, Qui Nhon, Republic of Vietnam, 1970-71. Awarded Bronze Star Medal for Service. Draftee.
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

Richard Young
Class of '73

Alumni Stories

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School News

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Our Lyons 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 Lyons High School Military to know that they are loved and appreciated. All of us in Lyons are proud of our military alumni and want to thank them for risking their lives to protect our country!