Military Alumni

Military Alumni

Honoring Our Heroes

This area is dedicated to our alumni that have served or are serving in our armed forces!

Lost Class Rings

Have you lost your Mcminnville High School class ring? Have you found someone's class ring? Visit our Grizzlies lost class ring page to search for your class ring or post information about a found ring.

Honored Military Alumni

Bradley Kowing
Bradley Kowing Class of 1966
Navy, 3 Years
U.S.S. Castor AKS1 1966 U.S.S. Mars AFS1 1967-1968 7th Fleet Western Pacific Vietnam Service Ribbon with 4 stars, Vietnam Campaign Ribbon with device and National Defense Ribbon.
Daniel Wesley Kouns
Daniel Wesley Kouns Class of 2008
Army, 3 Years
United States Army Infantry; 11B10; Served 3 Years; Stationed at Fort Drum, NY; 2/87 Infantry, 3 Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division; Wounded In Action in Haft Asiab, Afghanistan 4 September, 2009; Subsequently Medically Discharged 20 July, 2011
David Raymond Velasquez
David Raymond Velasquez Class of 1980
Navy, 20+ Years
Naval Avaition Maintenance
Evan Mandigo
Evan Mandigo Class of 1963
Army, 20+ Years
2 Years Active duty with 4th Bn 517th Artillery in Panama Canal Zone; 25 years in Army Reserves in various assignments; 2 awards of National Defense Service Medal and Meritorious Service Medal; retired as Lieutenant Colonel
Frank E. Kowing Jr
Frank E. Kowing Jr Class of 1962
Navy, 3 Years
Active Duty 1966-1968 U.S.S. Mars AFS1 Served two years on U.S.S. Mars with younger brother Bradley Kowing. Received Vietnam Sevice Ribbon with 3 stars, Vietnam Campaign Ribbon with Device and National Defense Ribbon.
Jim Wasson
Jim Wasson Class of 1968
Army, 20+ Years
15 years of active duty and 6 years of reserve duty and retired in 1990. Served in the US Army as a Counterintelligence Special Agent at a rank of CW-3 at retirement. Still keep in contact with old army friends.
Matthew Merced
Matthew Merced Class of 2003
Army, 7 Years
US Army Infantry
Michael D Darling
Michael D Darling Class of 2001
Air Force, 9 Years
Aircraft maintenance
Randy Barker
Randy Barker Class of 1971
Air Force, 12 Years
Logistics Officer. First assignment was Keesler AFB, MS, 1976-979; Staff Member of US Air Force Academy, CO, 1979-1983; US Forces Korea, Seoul, South Korea, 1983-1984; Chief of Logistics Plans, Lowry AFB, CO, 1984-1985; Chief of Logistics, US Task Force Honduras, 1985-1986; Chief of Logistics Plans, Alaskan Air Command, Elmendorf AFB, AK, 1986-1988. Got out in 1988 and have been Civil Service since. Currently serving as Chief of Plans and Integration, 11 AF, Elmendorf AFB, AK.
thomas latimer
thomas latimer Class of 1968
Navy, 4 Years
Brown water and amphibs. NSA, DaNang S.Vietnam

Classmates Spotlight

Mcminnville High School Classmates

Lisa Sipp
Class of '88

Alumni Stories

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