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
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 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 Class of 1980
Navy, 20+ Years Naval Avaition Maintenance
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 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 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 Class of 2003
Army, 7 Years US Army Infantry
Michael D Darling Class of 2001
Air Force, 9 Years Aircraft maintenance
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 Class of 1968
Navy, 4 Years Brown water and amphibs. NSA, DaNang S.Vietnam
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