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

CDR.Raymond G. Burkemper, USN
CDR.Raymond G. Burkemper, USN Class of 1945
Navy, 20+ Years
Fighter pilot during the Korean Conflict; flew combat missions off the USS Valley Forge, 1953; his plane was shot down by enemy fire, but he was rescued by friendlies. Went on to become a heliocopter pilot and commsnded a squadron. Retired with rank of Commander, 1973.
Charles E. Mather Jr.
Charles E. Mather Jr. Class of 1966
Air Force, 20+ Years
Vietnam Veteran, 1970, Tactical Air Control Party at a forward operating location. Also served in Korea, Europe and the Democratic Republic of the Congo formerly Zaire.
Daniel Stalter
Daniel Stalter Class of 1964
Navy, 20+ Years
Chief Hospital Corpsman (Surface Warfare) was the Seniot Medical Department Representative on 3 small ships (frigates) which did not have Medical Officers on board, also with air wing, Seabees, Headquarters Command and at Naval Hospital Rota, Spain
Greg Groesch
Greg Groesch Class of 1969
Air Force, 4 Years
Feb 1970-Feb 1974. Electronics technician. Maintained and repaired avionics systems used for reconnaissance and ordinance delivery. Served two terms in SE Asia (Thailand).
John P. Collins
John P. Collins Class of 1961
Army, 2 Years
US Army, 1962-1964 Sp-4 Vietnam 1964 then out No: Thankyou!!
Joseph S Kricho
Joseph S Kricho Class of 1965
Air Force, 20+ Years
June 27, 1966 - November 1, 1990. Rank: SMSgt (E8).Tan Son Nhut AB, Vietnam December 27, 1967 - December 19, 1968. Other overseas tours included Germany, England & Iceland. Also served in the Azore Islands; Greenland; Guam; & Okinawa. Primary specialty: Civil Engineering. Also worked in Communications (cryptographer) and Electronics (instrumentation.) Awarded 3 Meritorious Service medals; 3 AF Commendation medals; 7 Good Conduct medals; 2 National Defense Service medals; Vietnam Service medal; RVN Gallantry Cross; Vietnam Campaign Medal.
Rich Burgdorf
Rich Burgdorf Class of 1962
Army, 2 Years
Specialist 5th class 1966 thru 1968

Classmates Spotlight

McBride High School Classmates

Richard Burgdorf
Class of '62

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