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
Brandon Phillips Class of 2004
Marine Corps, 8 Years Diesel Mechanic
Brent A Bower Class of 1985
Navy, 14 Years Enlisted in the US Navy from July 86 to July 89. Spent 3 years on the USS Belleau Wood LHA3. After active duty transfered to the Navy Reservetil 1992. After 9/11 reenlisted back in the Navy Reserve in the Spring of 2002. Which now attached to the NMCB18 Det 1418 Seabee Battalion in Portland, Or. which is still serving.
Clifford Loy Class of 1968
Navy, 10 Years Left after graduation for basic. Went to Jacksonville, Fl foe Avaition Electical school . Assigned to VP-1 at Whidby Island Washington. Did three tours to Viet Nam while assigned to VP-1. Assigned to VA83 squadron aboard The USS Forestall until discharge in 1977 Joined National Guard in 1979 served in Guard for 8 years discharged in 1986
Earl Ruffner Class of 1963
Army, 6 Years Army Security Agency 2 yrs Norfolk, Va 1 yr Phu Bai, Vietnam 3 yr Reserve
Earl W Ruffner Class of 1963
Army, 6 Years US Army Security Agency/Vietnam '65 to '66
Frank Doss Class of 1982
Marine Corps, 8 Years Middle-Eastern linguist. 4 foreign languages. Circled the world twice. Became a Shellback. Visited Japan, South Korea, Guan, The Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Bahrain, Dubai, Greece, Italy, England, and a few other places. Top honor: Navy Achievement Medal.
Jerry Dulgar Class of 1963
Army, 2 Years Jerry Dulgar Class of 1963 Drafted October 6, 1966. Basict at Ft. Leonard Wood, Missouri - AIT training Ft Knox Communication and code. AAIT teletype and crypto intellegence FT Gordon. Artillery an SF assignment FT Bragg. Deployed to Vietnam.discharged September 1968.
Jim Robins Class of 1968
Air Force, 6 Years Material facility specialist. Stationed in Texas,Colorado,Missouri,Philippines and North Dakota.
Jjames Perry Simpson Class of 1959
Navy, 20+ Years US NAVY SUBMARINE SERVICE 18 MAY 1961- 30 JUNE 1985 MACHINEST MATE NUCLEAR TRAINED RETIRED AS MASTER CHIEF MACHINEST MATE SUBMARINE SUBMARINE SERVICE, MMCM(SS) OPERATED AND MAINTAINED NUCLEAR POWER PLANT ON SUBMARINES. SERVED ON 5 SUBMARINES, COMSUBGRU-5 STAFF. AS-18 ORION SUBMARINE REPAIR SHIP, SHORE DUTY PEARL HARBOR SUBMARINE BASE ,HI.
Rodney L. Eubank Class of 1978
Army, 20+ Years Over 14 years active Army service. About 10 years in Army Reserve. Retired in 2006.
Roger Banks Class of 1969
Air Force, 20+ Years Adminstration & Logistics. Stationed in Texas,Mississippi, Alaska, South Dakota, Taiwan, Japan, Colorado and Washington.
Royce L. Reed Class of 1963
Army, 2 Years Royce L Reed Class of 1963 Drafted June 2, 1969. Served at: Ft. Leonard Wood, Missouri - basic training Ft. Ord, California – light weapons infantry Vietnam, Oct. “69 – Oct. “70; Assigned to combat infantry units: A Company 1st Battalion 8th Infantry 4th Infantry Division - 7 months Wounded Feb. 12th 1970 B Company 1st Battalion 22nd Infantry 4th Infantry Division - 5 months Operation Binh Tay I - Cambodia- May “70 Ft. Benning, Georgia – D Company 1st Battalion 29th Infantry 197th Infantry Brigade Discharged June 1, 1971
Steve Stanley Class of 1975
Army, 20+ Years Served from 1975( went in a week after graduation) until 1995. Served in Quartermaster Corps. Stationed in Thailand, Ft Dix NJ., Ft Greeley Alaska, Ft Ritchie Md, 3rd Inf Div Germany, Ft Devens Mass, Long Island NY, Germany again, Ft Riley Ks. retired as a SSG/E6.
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