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

Class of 0
, Years
Bill Belcher
Bill Belcher Class of 1984
Army, 20+ Years
Served over 20 years in the Army. Retired in 2005 and now working for the Goverment doing the samething working on CH-47 Helicopters
Chester E. Howard
Chester E. Howard Class of 1970
Air Force, 5 Years
Aircraft Maintenance C-141, Instructor Aircraft Maintence B-52, Resulting Rank E-5/SSGT
Connie Cuenco (Wigton)
Connie Cuenco (Wigton) Class of 1985
Army, 2 Years
Joined the US Army after Graduation and completed just over 2 years. Went to training at Fort Jackson, SC.
Dana Maggs
Dana Maggs Class of 1974
Navy, 4 Years
Vietnam Vet. Aviation Electronics Tech working on A-7 Corsairs, Harriers, and A-4 attack planes navigation and communications systems.
Darrol 'Skip' Riffle
Darrol 'Skip' Riffle Class of 1967
Air Force, 3 Years
Served in 7th Air Force, Viet Nam, 2046 Comm Grp. Wright-Patterson AFB, Dayton, Ohio
Dave Johnson
Dave Johnson Class of 1984
Navy, 20+ Years
U.S. Navy Corpsman attached to 2d Marine Division. Special Ops. Served all over the world. Attended 18D Medical Sergent school at JFK SWIC, ARMY Infantry School FT. Benning, GA and 18th Airbourn Corps. Served with 2nd Bn 4th Marines
David Jackson
David Jackson Class of 1983
Army, 20+ Years
Served 22 years in Military Intelligence in Texas, Panama, New York, and California. Deployed to Kosovo in 2002. Retired in 2005.
David Wren
David Wren Class of 1997
Army, 5 Years
Medical Specialist, Biomedical Engineering Technician. 1997-2002
Dawn Clements (Miller)
Dawn Clements (Miller) Class of 1980
Air Force, 20+ Years
I was a Medical Laboratory Technician.
Debra L. Robinson
Debra L. Robinson Class of 1973
Army, 20+ Years
Psychiatric Technician-Assignments to Fitzsimmons Army Medical Center/Aurora Colorado, 97th General Hospital/Frankfurt Germany, Walson Army Medical Center/Ft. Dix, NJ, Academy of Health Science/ Ft. Sam Houston, TX, William Beaumont Army Medical Center, / El Paso, TX(deployment to Kuwait), Landstuhl Regional Medical Center/Landstuhl Germany, 21st CSH/Ft Hood, TX (deployment to Iraq-Operation Iraqi Freedom) Retired OCT 2004
Eric Schott
Eric Schott Class of 2000
Army, 5 Years
Military Police
Jean Petak
Jean Petak Class of 1979
Air Force, 3 Years
Was in the Air Force from November 1979 through December 1982. I was stationed in San Vito, Italy, and Misawa Japan.
Jeff Dix
Jeff Dix Class of 2002
Air Force, 6 Years
National Guard
Michael Pollard
Michael Pollard Class of 1976
Army, 6 Years
Served on active duty from Sep 1976 to Sep 1980 and finished my inactive duty with the Ohio National Guard
Paul Hunter
Paul Hunter Class of 1977
Air Force, 4 Years
Serviced all my time at Tinker A.F.B in Oklahoma.
Ray E Coley
Ray E Coley Class of 1965
Air Force, 9 Years
MAC Traffic Control Personnel Systems Mgr.
Ray E Conley
Ray E Conley Class of 1965
Air Force, 9 Years
Military Air lift Traffic Control or MAC Traffic Control 4 years. Insured all inbound cargo and passenger aircraft got unloaded, and loaded. Also worked with fleet service, maintenance, passenger service and freight service insuring planes were loaded and ready to depart on time, made sure all these agency were ready to meet aircraft upon arrival. 18 months of this was overseas in Okinawa sending and receiving troops and freight and human remains from Vietnam returning to the United States and freight and troops into Vietnam. .5 years Personnel Systems Manager wrote computer programs for different departments and personnel office. Also was instructor teaching civilian personnel and military personnel on how to write computer [programs. Bases served on Dover AFB Dover Del., Okinawa, Nellis AFB Las Vegas Nev. Langley AFB New Port News Va.Udapow AFB Thailand, and Rickenbacker AFB Columbus Oh.,
Ric Lyle
Ric Lyle Class of 1979
Air Force, 20+ Years
Ric served on active duty from March 1980-March 1986 and then joined the Ohio Air National Guard in Mansfield, Ohio. His time there spanned from April 1986-June 2004. Ric left the Air Guard in June of 2004 and is currently serving with the Air Force Reserves in Youngstown, Ohio as the 1st Sergeant for the 910th Air Wing's Force Support Squadron.
Ric Lyle
Ric Lyle Class of 1979
Air Force, 20+ Years
I am currently a First Sergeant with the Air Force Reserves in Youngstown, Ohio. I have a total of 29 years of service, combined with the active duty Air Force, the Ohio Air National Guard and the Air Force Reserves. I am also a veteran of the War on Terror having served in Afghanistan in 2007.

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