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

Dale Ballard
Dale Ballard Class of 1969
Navy, 20+ Years
2 Vietnam cruises USS Enterprise 2 cruises USS Constellation 2 cruises USS Kitty Hawk retired AECS
dean read
dean read Class of 1961
Army, 20+ Years
28 yrs spec. forces ret.1st sgt. served in all parts of world. 3 tours in nam.
Dennis Orpen
Dennis Orpen Class of 1978
Navy, 20+ Years
Went to basic training Orlando, Florida Jan. 1987 - March 1987. Went to Steelworker "A" school Gulfport Ms. March - May 1987 Assigned to Navy Reserve unit NMCB 25 Det. 1325 Waterloo Ia June 1987 - Sept 1995 Assigned to Navy Reserve unit NMCB 17 Det 0617 Sept 1995 - Jan 2007 Retired Navy Reserve Seabees on Jan 2007
Fredrick (Rick) Zorn
Fredrick (Rick) Zorn Class of 1965
Army, 2 Years
69-70 Co A Spec (Admin) Troops, Fort Polk,LA; 70-71 Plans, Operations & Management; Aviation Material Management Center, 34th General sprt Group USARV; Saigon, So. Vietnam
John Schutt
John Schutt Class of 1967
Marine Corps, 2 Years
San Diego North Carolina Cuba Hawaii
john w rodas
john w rodas Class of 1955
Army, 20+ Years
i was SFC in the army band and in a office
Kirk Baumgartner
Kirk Baumgartner Class of 1973
Army, 20+ Years
Army nurse major,26+ yrs, Europe /USA
Larry Reynolds
Larry Reynolds Class of 1955
Air Force, 20+ Years
went in to become a aircraft mechanic, after 2 years became a flight engineer ans continued to fly for thr next 18 years. Served 4 years in Vietnam and noew suffer the the effects of agenr orange. I have over 18,000 flying hours in many types of aircraft. lover every minute of my military experence
Larry Shima
Larry Shima Class of 1956
Navy, 20+ Years
Supply Officer in the Navy. Retired as a Lt. Commander
Lex Smith
Lex Smith Class of 1971
Army, 3 Years
3 Years in U.S. Army Security Agency (1973-75) 4 years Iowa Air National Guard (1987-1991)
Lonnie Dixon
Lonnie Dixon Class of 1960
Air Force, 20+ Years
Retired Major
Mark Howard
Mark Howard Class of 1964
Army, 20+ Years
Graduated Warrant Officer aviator class 69-25. Vietnam veteran. Member of the Iowa Army National Guard, Army Aviation Support Facility, Waterloo, IA as a helicopter aviator instructor until retirement in April 2006.
Michael G. Flatness
Michael G. Flatness Class of 1969
Army, 20+ Years
Worked in Nike Missiles 1970-1974, Then Iowa Guard from 1986-2001, Transportation, Desert Storm Vet, and Cold War, Viet Nam Era Vet
Michael Servantez
Michael Servantez Class of 1969
Army, 1 Years
Enlisted in the Army in 1970, I went to Ft. Leonardwood, Mo for basic training. While there, I got hurt and they booted me out of the service with a medical discharge in August 1970.
Mick Mulhern
Mick Mulhern Class of 1977
Army, 20+ Years
Master Sergeant, US Army (Ret.). US Army Miliatry Police and Recruiting Command
Mick Mulhern
Mick Mulhern Class of 1977
Army, 20+ Years
US Army Master Sergeant; Military Police, Recruiter, Guidance Counselor, Senior Guidance Counselor
Mick Mulhern
Mick Mulhern Class of 1977
Army, 20+ Years
Retired Master Sergeant; US Army Military Police; Recruiting Command
Ned Serleth
Ned Serleth Class of 1974
Army, 3 Years
Anti tank gunner. Guarded the West German border from the Soviet threat.
Paul Espinosa III
Paul Espinosa III Class of 1964
Army, 2 Years
Please notify, all that Paul Espinosa III (1964) and Vietnam Veteran died on May 10, 2010 from cancer. His funeral will be on Saturday, May 15, 2010 at 10: a.m. in Mason City, Iowa at Trinity Lutheran Church, 213 North Pennsylvania Ave. with visitation at 9:00 a.m. Internment will be in Memorial Cemetary. Full military rites will be conducted. See web page at
robert alan seny
robert alan seny Class of 1974
Air Force, 8 Years
general (5 STAR)

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Class of '65

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Class of 1969 Reunion Registra

The MCHS Class of 1969 is having its reunion 26-28 June, 2009. Friday night will be at PM park, Satruday night will be a...
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