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
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. 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.
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 Class of 1961
Army, 2 Years US Army, 1962-1964 Sp-4 Vietnam 1964 then out No: Thankyou!!
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 Class of 1962
Army, 2 Years Specialist 5th class 1966 thru 1968
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