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

Angela Popelka
Angela Popelka Class of 1999
Army, 5 Years
...and still going.
Bob Ulmer
Bob Ulmer Class of 1953
Army, 2 Years
Two years active duty one in Korea
Curt Glaser
Curt Glaser Class of 1984
Navy Reserves, 18 Years
Active Duty 1984-1988; Reserves since 1999 to present. ITCS (E8)
Darbie (Fleck) Young
Darbie (Fleck) Young Class of 1991
Army, 10 Years
Served as a Mental health Specialist for 6yrs and an Intelligence Analyst for 4 yrs. Stationd at Fort Huachuca, AZ 1998-2003, and Fort Riley, KS 2003-2006. Deployed in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom 2003-2004 and 2005-2006.
Harlon C. Miller
Harlon C. Miller Class of 1982
Army, 20+ Years
Servved 21 years, deployed to Bosnia, Afghanistan and to name a few
James Armstrong
James Armstrong Class of 1992
Air Force, 19 Years
Aircraft Electro-Environmliental System Specialists. Stationed at Luke AFB, Kunsan AB, Grand Forks AFB, and Kirtland AFB, Deployed in support of Operations Northern Watch and Southern Watch, OIF, OEF, and other operations in the world. Will be retiring in July 2012
James Armstrong
James Armstrong Class of 1992
Air Force, 20+ Years
Aircraft Electro-environmental system craftsman. Numerous deployements in support of OIF/OEF an other operations since 1999
Josh Entzel
Josh Entzel Class of 1995
National Guard, 18 Years
One tour in Afghanistan, A year in Kosovo, and a year in Washington D.C.
Karlee Dirck (Crouse)
Karlee Dirck (Crouse) Class of 2000
Army, 3 Years
Light and Heavy Wheeled Diesel Mechanic
Kay Kittler
Kay Kittler Class of 1953
Army, 2 Years
Stuttgart, Germany
keith  kuller
keith kuller Class of 1966
Marine Corps, 7 Years
he proudly served in the philippinesduring vietnam war.
keith kuller
keith kuller Class of 1966
Marine Corps, 7 Years
he was a good marine.
Mark J Dove
Mark J Dove Class of 1965
Army, 20+ Years
Active Duty Army '67-'69, Infantry, Machine Gunner, RVN Army National Guard, 1984-2008, Combat Engineer, Last position taught leadership development courses.
Monty Westmeyer
Monty Westmeyer Class of 1971
Air Force, 20+ Years
I was an Army musician for 6+ years, and an Air Force intelligence officer for 15+ years. I "retired" from active duty in 1997.
Monty Westmeyer
Monty Westmeyer Class of 1971
Air Force, 20+ Years
I served as an Army musician for 6+ years, and later as an Air Force intelligence officer for 15+ years and interpreted and translated the Japanese language for many DoD executives. Duty tours included Virginia, Texas, Washington, DC, Japan and Korea. Ten years' service was overseas. I retired from my military career in 1997.
Patrick Rooney
Patrick Rooney Class of 2006
Navy, 2 Years
Training so far Nuclea Mechanic now
Ron Crouse
Ron Crouse Class of 1972
Marine Corps, 20+ Years
NCIS Agent for most of my career. Retired a GySgt. Served in NC, SC, GA, CA, West Africa, Israel, Japan and a number of places in between. My wife and all three kids are also Mandan High Graduates. Yes, Life is Good.
Ron Gludt
Ron Gludt Class of 1958
Navy, 4 Years
Served One Year at the Litchfield Park Naval Air Facility & Three Years aboard the USS Bon Homme Richard CVA 31
Terry L Stewart
Terry L Stewart Class of 1992
Army, 16 Years
Proudly serving almost 17 years now. I am a Sargeant First Class, 63X (Maintenance Supervisor). I have stationed at Ft. Sam Houston,TX Korea twice, Ft. Irwin, CA twice once with a Calvery Horse Unit; Keeping The Tradition Alive, Aberdeen, MD as a maintenance instructor, and I am currently stationed in Bamberg, Germany. I have been deployed to Guantamo Bay Cuba, and Iraq. I plan to finish the next 3+ years and retire from the military in the Mandan-Bismarck area.
Tiff Achtenberg
Tiff Achtenberg Class of 1982
National Guard, 9 Years
12 Bravo (Combat Engineer) Dickinson, ND Army National Guard.

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Shelley Balkan
Class of '71

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