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

Barry L. Kenney
Barry L. Kenney Class of 1965
Navy, 4 Years
Played on select fastpitch traveling softball team for the U.S. Naval Station,Long Beach,California.
Corey Borschel
Corey Borschel Class of 1991
Air Force, 20+ Years
Many assignments/deployments around the world including Iraq and Afghanistan. Retired in 2011.
Fred McLain
Fred McLain Class of 1962
Army, 20+ Years
Served on active duty for 28 years.
G. A. (Gale) Hess  Staff Sargent
G. A. (Gale) Hess Staff Sargent Class of 1949
Marine Corps, 3 Years
Infantry in combat in Korea
Gale L. Stratton
Gale L. Stratton Class of 1965
Army, 4 Years
Served in Viet Nam 1967-1968
Gary Vasey
Gary Vasey Class of 1968
National Guard, 20+ Years
132nd TFW Des Moines, Iowa SSGT Weapons Loading
Greg Blank
Greg Blank Class of 1985
National Guard, 12 Years
Iowa Army National Guard C Co, 334, BSB Camp Dodge Captain, SP 2 years active duty while in Physician Assistant School No overseas deployment yet, scheduled for Afghanistan in fall of 2010
Jack Opperman
Jack Opperman Class of 1957
Air Force, 20+ Years
I spent 20 years in E.O.D. ( Explosive Ordnance Disposal) Tours in North Africa,Germany,Viet Nam, Thialand.
James Stephens
James Stephens Class of 1987
Air Force, 17 Years
Operation Guardian Assistance, 1996; Operation Joint Forge, 2000; Iraqi Freedom, 2002-2003;
Jim Weeks
Jim Weeks Class of 1951
Army, 20+ Years
Served in Corps of Engineers, retired Lieutenant Colonel. Two tours in Vietnam
mathew l mathison
mathew l mathison Class of 1980
Army, 4 Years
served from sept. 24 1986 to oct 25 1989 served in desert storm december 1 1990 to july 1991.
Mike Davis
Mike Davis Class of 1993
Navy, 20+ Years
Will retire in early summer 2017 after 24 years of active duty service.
RAYMOND C. JONES JR Class of 1982
Army, 20+ Years
Went into the service directly out of High School. Had 2 Tours in Iraq, and numerous tours Overseas.
RAYMOND C. JONES JR Class of 1982
Army, 20+ Years
I had many assignments around te world I hd 2 tours in Iraq.
Robert Olson
Robert Olson Class of 1952
Air Force, 4 Years
Staff Sgt. B-29 ECM Operator, KC-97 Tanker Radio Operator
Vern Fleshman
Vern Fleshman Class of 1978
Navy, 10 Years
BT1/1st Class when honorably discharged Feb. 12, 1988. Served aboard USS Miller (FF-1091) homeported in Newport, R.I. 1978-1982. Reported to Great Lakes Naval Station as an instructor for general military training also as a instructor for Boiler Plant Operations. 1982-1986. Reported to USS Dewey(DDG-45) served as lead petty officer forward Boiler room and lead petty officer of fuel oil/water testing lab. Went to persian gulf in 79' when the hostages were taken aboard USS Miller. Which interestingly is named after Dorey Miller the Black cook represented in the movie Pearl Harbor. While assigned to the Dewey this was the ship that was sent out to sea to help in the space shuttle Columbia exploded in front of all our eyes, this ship recovered the biggest piece of the fusilodge. I was nominated for sailor of the year while in Great Lakes. I enjoyed my time in the Navy, except as all service families did not enjoy time away from my family, given the choice to do it all again, I wouldn't change a thing, I had a very supportive family while I served which made it much easier.

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Class of '72

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