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

Alan Robert Broadbent
Alan Robert Broadbent Class of 1966
Air Force, 20+ Years
I served in the USAF Medical Field as an Administrative Specialist for 21 years and retired as a Master Sergeant. My overseas tours took me to Johnson Air Base Japan in 1970-71; Clark Air Base Philippines 1975 & 76; Ankara Air Station Turkey twice (1984 & 1988). Stateside bases included Patrick AFB Florida, Homestead AFB Florida and Los Angeles Air Force Station California.
Anthony EllisBurklew
Anthony EllisBurklew Class of 1976
Navy, 4 Years
Fliight Deck ,Officers Mess, HAZMAT
Bob Munch
Bob Munch Class of 1962
Navy, 3 Years
Joined the navy in June 1962 and served honorably until August of1965.
Chery Liddle
Chery Liddle Class of 1975
Army, 6 Years
Served as an Intelligence Analyst at Ft Riley, 2nd ID in Korea and at Ft Bragg, NC.
Dan Fay
Dan Fay Class of 1987
Navy, 20+ Years
From the day after Grad to Boot Camp Great Lakes (87); NAS Oceana - USS America (88-91); NAS Jacksonville - VFA106 (91-94); Whidbey Island WA - VQ1 (94-98); NAS Fallon NV-SFWD (99-01); NAS Brunswick ME-VP8 (02-07)
Dr James M Abney, Jr
Dr James M Abney, Jr Class of 1957
Navy, 6 Years
US Navy Dental Service at United States Submarine Service, New London-Groton, Conn.
Dr James M Abney, Jr
Dr James M Abney, Jr Class of 1957
Navy, 6 Years
Served as Lt, USN Dental, US Submarine Base, New London-Groton Conn.
Edward Lamb
Edward Lamb Class of 1965
Air Force, 20+ Years
6 years in the Army and the rest in the Air Force.
Fred Parrott
Fred Parrott Class of 1962
Army, 8 Years
Two tours to Vietnam 1964-65 and 1966-67
Hans J. Otten
Hans J. Otten Class of 1967
Air Force, 20+ Years
Joined USAF IN 1975 via OTS. After flight training fly the FB-111A for 12 years until it retired from SAC. Served as the Air Attaché to Germany and retired in 2005.
James M Abney Jr
James M Abney Jr Class of 1957
Navy, 7 Years
Stationed at U. S. Naval Submarine Base Dental Surgeon
James S. Rosa
James S. Rosa Class of 1972
Air Force, 20+ Years
24+ years of active duty, still serving the Air Forece as civil service. Got to live overseas in Turkey, Italy, United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, and in several states; Florida (x2), New Mexico, Virginia, Washington DC, and California. Loved it all. Found my beautiful wife of 31+ years and had two wonderful children along the way.
Jeff Paquette
Jeff Paquette Class of 1997
Coast Guard, 12 Years
12 years and going strong.
Jeffrey A. Jones
Jeffrey A. Jones Class of 1977
Navy, 4 Years
Served US Navy from 1977 to 1981. Sea Service in the Mediterranean. Battle Efficiency E Awards and 2 Bronze Stars.
jeffrey smolka
jeffrey smolka Class of 1980
Air Force, 20+ Years
Served as aircraft mecha nic through Desert Storm and other ops. Retired honorably in 2000.
John Richard Cassady
John Richard Cassady Class of 1958
Army, 20+ Years
Served in 82bd Abn Div, 10th Special Forces Group (Abn), 5th Special Forces Group (Abn), MACSOG, Project 404, 18th Abn Corps Hdqs & Army ROTC (PMS) at Georgia Military College and University of TN (Martin)...
Ken Berkey
Ken Berkey Class of 1969
Air Force, 6 Years
Bien Hoa AFB, Viet Nam Laughlin AFB, Del Rio, TX Warner Robins AFB, Warner Robins, GA Kadena AFB, Okinawa
Lory Appleby
Lory Appleby Class of 1967
Army, 20+ Years
Retired after 28 years of active and reserve service, LTC US Army, Military Police Corps.
Lou Schmitt
Lou Schmitt Class of 1966
Air Force, 4 Years
Munitions Systems Specialist
Michael Edward Baccus
Michael Edward Baccus Class of 1969
Air Force, 6 Years
57TH TEWTS 1970-1974

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