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

Aaron P. Hill
Aaron P. Hill Class of 1990
Marine Corps, 18 Years
Enlisted in 1990 rising to the rank of Staff Sergeant. Recieved a commission in 1997, currently promoted to Major. Veteran of Desert Fox, Maritime Interdiction/Southern Watch, Operation Iraqi Freedom, and other campaigns around the globe. Personal decorations include the Bronze Star, Joint Commendation w/ Valor, Navy Commendation w/ gold star in lieu of second award, Navy Achievment Medal, and the Combat Action Ribbon.
Alan B. McArthur
Alan B. McArthur Class of 1981
Coast Guard, 20+ Years
Vice-Presidential/Presidential Security, Undercover Drug Operations, Illegal Immigrations, U.S. Customs, Fishery Patrols
Barry L. Parker
Barry L. Parker Class of 1977
Army, 8 Years
Combat Medic, 91-C...graduated from Army nurses school in 1984.
Brian Swain
Brian Swain Class of 2003
Army, 3 Years
I have been in the Army 3 years now. I graduated in June and then attended basic training, in August. I have been in Korea for the past two years.
Carrie Sundquist-Gust
Carrie Sundquist-Gust Class of 1979
Navy, 6 Years
Served 1981-1987. Naval Submarine Support Facility, Groton, CT and Shore Intermediate Maintenance Activity, Norfolk, VA.
James R McCann SR
James R McCann SR Class of 1966
Army, 3 Years
101st Airborne Viet Nam 1968/69 Phu Bai Hue Camp. Eagle
james whitney
james whitney Class of 1986
Navy, 6 Years
served aboard the USS Forrestal CV-59 aircraft carrier as an aviation ordnanceman.
Jeffery Sweeten
Jeffery Sweeten Class of 2000
Marine Corps, 4 Years
One year In Japan, 2 Tours in Iraq
Joe Alvarez
Joe Alvarez Class of 1983
Marine Corps, 4 Years
2ndbn 5th marines..Beirut....3rdbn 7th marines Okinawa. 2ndbn 5th marines Camp Pendleton Ca
John Robert Klopfstein
John Robert Klopfstein Class of 1967
Navy, 20+ Years
Aviation Ordnanceman First Class I spent all of my naval career in the western Pacific. I have been to Japan, Iran, Iraq, Korea, Vietnam, Thailand, Philippines, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Saudi Arabia, Kenya, Djibouti, Oman, Kuwait, Indonesia, Singapore, Australia, New Zealand, Alaska, Diego Garcia
mike mitchell
mike mitchell Class of 1970
Marine Corps, 4 Years
6042 aircraft structural mech.
Paul  O. Sanchez (Lorent)
Paul O. Sanchez (Lorent) Class of 1980
Air Force, 4 Years
Security Police Specialist- 2 years in Bitburg Germany 2 years Cannon AFB Clovis New Mexico (8 months in Central America-Deployed) (Big Pine Exercise-x2) (3 months -Sardinia Italy-Gen. Dozer incident.)
Richard Wendte
Richard Wendte Class of 1968
Air Force, 10 Years
1972 to 1982 Air Force, Uncle Sams country club,
Rob Downey
Rob Downey Class of 1987
Marine Corps, 5 Years
Aviation ordnance technician. HMH-565 heavy lift helipcopter squadron. 50 cal. machine gun door gunner, operation desert shield/storm.
Shawn Hollcraft
Shawn Hollcraft Class of 1989
Army, 6 Years
72nd Airborne Ranger Batalion. Army Ranger Medic. Served Operation Iraqi Freedom 2003.
Stefanie Sundberg
Stefanie Sundberg Class of 2000
Air Force, 3 Years
Commissioned in 2004. Program Management, Grad School (Wright Patterson AFB, OH). Cost Analyst (Pentagon).
Steven Engle
Steven Engle Class of 1982
Army, 18 Years
Serving in the US Army Judge Advocate General's Corps.
Steven Engle
Steven Engle Class of 1982
Army, 20+ Years
Steve joined the US Army JAG Corps after graduating law school in 1991. He served on active duty for almost 8 years before switching to the Army Reserve. Steve currently holds the rank of Lieutenant Colonel & is presently assigned to the Pentagon (although he only has to go there once a year).
Timothy Jalonen
Timothy Jalonen Class of 1993
Navy, 10 Years
Bootcamp--Orlando FL, Nuclear Training--Orlando FL and Idaho Falls ID, USS Georgia SSBN 729--Bangor WA, IMF Bangor WA.
Wesley D. Willoughby
Wesley D. Willoughby Class of 1988
Army, 7 Years
Graduated Engineer School Ft Leonard Wood,MO Deployed to Panama 1989 Deployed to Operation Desert Storm 1990-1991 Stationed Frankfurt, Germany Ft. Polk, La

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Class of '01

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