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

Anna M. Koetter
Anna M. Koetter Class of 1976
Marine Corps, 19 Years
Disability Retirement. Served in D.C, Parris Island, SC, Charleston, WV, USCENTCOM Tampa, FL, Okinawa, JA
Brian Brazzell
Brian Brazzell Class of 1989
National Guard, 7 Years
My basic training was at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri and my MOS training was at Fort Sam Houston in San Antonio, TX. I completed the 91B school which is the Army's version of an EMT. The most exciting and beautiful place i went with the Army was Fort Lewis, WA.
Carol (Conley) Barber
Carol (Conley) Barber Class of 1988
Marine Corps, 6 Years
Serverd in the USMC for the first 4 years. Joined the Army after moving to Illinois and worked for the full time support force for a National Guard unit in Decatur. Medically retired in 2004.
David L. Watson
David L. Watson Class of 1967
Army, 20+ Years
David Terry
David Terry Class of 1985
Air Force, 12 Years
Served at Fort Meade, MD, San Vito AS Italy, and Falcon AFB, CO with TDYs everywhere inbetween
Don Goldsberry
Don Goldsberry Class of 1987
Army, 5 Years
3 years as a Medical Specialist, Ft. Sam Tx & Ft. Riley, Ks. 2 years Military Police, Ft. Wainwright Alaska, Ft. Knox Ky. Also 14 months Operation Iraqi Freedom w/DynCorp Int. 9-04 to 11-05.
Jack Lashlee
Jack Lashlee Class of 1971
Army, 7 Years
5 Years in Germany
Jack Lashlee
Jack Lashlee Class of 1971
Army, 7 Years
Retired from Crane
James Passmore
James Passmore Class of 1986
Army, 20+ Years
Served in Army from 1986 thru 1992 as Radio operator. Then IN National Guard from 1992 thru 2000 as a Medical Specialist. 2000-2004 IN Air National Guard, F-16 avonic tech. 2004 to present Army Reserves, Instructor/medical Specialist
Kenneth Hamilton
Kenneth Hamilton Class of 1956
Army, 20+ Years
Entered service as a Private in 1958 and retired December 1978 as a Major. Was a member of the Milititar Intelligence Branch with assignments in Hawaii, Fiji, Christmas Islands, Ethiopia, Korea, VietNam and various stateside posts. Currently living in central Florida.
Melvin Lewis Phipps
Melvin Lewis Phipps Class of 1959
Air Force, 20+ Years
Served 38 years, retiring as a full Colonel. Currently lives in Montgomery, AL.
Michael Whitt
Michael Whitt Class of 1967
Army, 20+ Years
Army transporter served in Great Britian, Italy, Panama, Germany, and Honduras.
Ray Warren Robison
Ray Warren Robison Class of 1964
Air Force, 2 Years
4 Years of Air Force ROTC Training, Commissioned 2nd Lt. in May 1968, spent 3 years in Reserves during Law School, 1968 - 1971, served 1971- 1973 as Contract Management Officer at Hughes Aircraft Company, Fullerton, CA.
Rick Rose
Rick Rose Class of 1974
Air Force, 16 Years
Two tours to the UK, one tour to South Korea and based in North Dakota, Ohio, California and Colorado in the U.S.
Rick Rose
Rick Rose Class of 1974
Air Force, 16 Years
Served 16 years on active duty in the Air Force and another 7 years in the Air Force Reserve. Retired from the reserve on December 31, 2002 and am now waiting on that nice chunck of change from retirement when I turn 60.
Scott Sampson
Scott Sampson Class of 1995
Navy, 6 Years
Hospital Corpsman
Sherri Lynch-Winston
Sherri Lynch-Winston Class of 1991
Army, 2 Years
Served 1992 - 1994
Steve Grissom
Steve Grissom Class of 1992
Air Force, 4 Years
Served in support of Operation Desert Storm and Operation Southern Watch in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Was stationed at Vandenberg AFB in California as a Security Specialist.
Terry Sanders
Terry Sanders Class of 1966
Navy, 20+ Years
Navy SeaBees, served in CA. Bermuda, VA, Cuba, Vietnam, Guam, Iceland, FL.
Travis Sanders
Travis Sanders Class of 1992
Coast Guard, 13 Years
Enlisted in 1994. Duty assignments include: Station Port Canaveral, Florida from 94-96 USCGC Drummond (Wpb-1323) CC, Florida 96-99 Marine Saftey Office Mobile, Alabama 99-03 Station Pensacola, Florida 03 - 07

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Class of '85

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Class of 1969 Reunion

The Class of 1969 45th reunion will be held on Saturday, August 23rd, at the Mitchell Community Building at Mitchell Cit...
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