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

Dave McVey
Dave McVey Class of 1964
Air Force, 20+ Years
Spent 26 years in the medical field before retirement in 1990
David McConnell
David McConnell Class of 1979
Army, 20+ Years
After initial trainning, assigned to an Infantry Unit stationed in the Federal Republic of Germany until 1982. Returned to Fort Bragg, North Carolina, and deployed for "Operation Urgent Fury" on the island of Grenada in 1983. Assigned to a support unit stationed in the Federal Republic of Germany in 1985. Attended US Army Parachute School at Fort Benning, Georgia, in 1987. Assigned to the JFK Special Warfare and Trainning Center and attended Special Forces School at Fort Bragg, North Carolina, in 1988. Deployed to Panama for "Operation Just Cause" in 1989. Deployed to Saudi Arabia for "Operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm" in 1990 - 1991. Returned to Fort Bragg, North Carolina, and was reassigned to MacDill Air Force Base, Florida. Deployed to Somalia, Africa, for "Operations Restore and Continue Hope" in 1993 - 1994. Assigned to South Korea in 1996. Returned to Fort Bragg, North Carolina, in 1997 and retired from there in 2000. Highest Rank achieved: Sergeant First Class (E-7). Highest Award earned: The Bronze Star Medal.
David McVey
David McVey Class of 1964
Air Force, 20+ Years
Joined in 1964. Served in Okinawa, Minnesota, VietNam, Texas, Hawaii and Wyoming. Spent 26 years as a Medic serving in various military Emergency Rooms. Was a registered Paramedic. Retired in 1990
Edwin W. (Bill) Meyers
Edwin W. (Bill) Meyers Class of 1957
Marine Corps, 20+ Years
Three years of Active Duty With Marine Corps. 24 years of Reserve Duty with Air Force
Esker F McConnell
Esker F McConnell Class of 1961
Army, 20+ Years
Germany, Korea, US Sergeant First Class
Esker F McConnell
Esker F McConnell Class of 1961
Army, 20+ Years
Finance, Equal Opportunity, Organizational Effectiveness.
Glenn Johnson
Glenn Johnson Class of 1966
Navy, 14 Years
Basic and Radioman School 66-67 Naval Special Warfare, Beach Jumper Unit 1 68-72 Shore duty at Alameda Naval Air station73-75 Submarine School and various Boats 75-81
Jimmy Kerns (DeLoe)
Jimmy Kerns (DeLoe) Class of 1957
Air Force, 4 Years
I was an aircraft mechanic, and on flying status for almost 2 years. We flew early warning weather reconnisance. Finding,penetratung, and plotting courses, wind speeds and velocities of typhoons in the south pacific, stationed on the island of Guam. Feb.58-Oct59
Randy Gates
Randy Gates Class of 1968
Army, 20+ Years
US Army Engineer Construction. NCO Leadership construction schools. 6 years stationed in Geermany. US Army Shooting Team Ft. Benning Ga. USA Shooting Member 1982. World Shooting Championships. Coaching for NRA-Army Colorado Springs CO. 22 years active service. Retired Ft. Carson CO 1990. Live in Ammon Idaho
Terry Barnhart
Terry Barnhart Class of 1982
Air Force, 10 Years
civil engineer
Wymer Keith G
Wymer Keith G Class of 1968
Army, 4 Years
Viet-Nam 1967-69 Tay-Ninh Danang North

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Amy Scarlatella
Class of '98

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