Honoring Our Heroes
This area is dedicated to our alumni that have served or are serving in our armed forces!
Lost Class Rings
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Honored Military Alumni
Bobbie Robinson-Trolio Class of 1995
Army, 9 Years 77 W water Treatment Tour in Bosnia, and Afgainistain. Lived in Germany from 1995-1999
Bret Wigfield Class of 1977
Navy, 19 Years Retired US Navy Air Traffic Controller. Retired in January 1995, as Petty Officer First Class. Served in the first Desert War (Desert Storm), on the USS Saratoga aircraft carrier,(out of Mayport, Florida) was also stationed onboard USS Ranger,(out of San Diego, CA), USS Connole(out of Norfolk,VA and later out of Newport, RI), and shore duty tours in Bremerton, WA Brunswick, ME, and retired from Lakehurst, NJ (the base where the Hindenburg disaster happened.
Mark J Sturm Class of 1960
Navy, 2 Years It SAYS: '2'. Actually, One Year, Eleven Months, and 29 Days. The Navy MADE Me "go, to Hawaii", in January, 1967. I served at CINCPACFLT, the Four-Star Navy Command, at Pearl Harbor. I was an 'Instant' E6. I've lived, in Hawaii, ever since. FYI: Karate Kid 2 was filmed, across the street from my (then) Kahaluu, Ocean-View Home.
Nicole R Ballentine Barousse Class of 2002
Navy, 9 Years Nicole is a YN1 in the US Navy and handles the paperwork for the reservists. She is currently stationed at Cheyenne, WY and will be there for 2 more years. She has been there for a year, spent the 4 years before that at the Command Center in Chicago, IL and the 4 years before that at Gulfport, MS, where she met her husband, Joshua Barousse, who is a Dr of Chiropractic medicine. They have 3 children, daughters 3 and 5 years of age and a 9 month old son.
Ronald Dotts Class of 1999
Army, 6 Years Veteran Army SGT. 6 years active duty
Stephen Shanks Class of 1993
Air Force, 6 Years Stephen served 6 years in the US Air Force as a Communications officer in various assignments around the world.
Todd Zickel Class of 1983
Air Force, 20+ Years Active duty for over 20 years, and retired in 2006
William G. Mote Class of 1965
Air Force, 4 Years Was an Air Traffic Controller from 1966 to 1969. Discharged as a SGT. and was hired by the Federal Aviation Administration as an Air Traffic Control Specialist. Left the FAA as an E-13 in 1981. Son served in the Air Force, his 2 sons are serving in the Marines.
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