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
al dikcis Class of 2006
Army, 2 Years light wheel mechanic--
Bill Pankow Class of 1967
Navy, 4 Years Communication Technician stationed on Guam and in Morocco, Africa
Carl Lahti Class of 1985
Navy, 19 Years Submarine Officer. Currently serving as the Commanding Officer of USS NEBRASKA (SSBN 739).
Charles F. Hutchinson Class of 1972
Army, 18 Years Received an early retirement as a Major in 1994 supporting the Army drawdown strategy after Desert Storm. Commissioned as a 2LT, Field Artillery Officer thru Niagara University's ROTC program in 1976. Served in 17th FA Brigade in Germany and 2ID in Korea. Very rewarding experience.
Daniel Jagow Class of 1964
Navy, 5 Years Trained as electronic technician and worked with Navy SEALs and UDT prior to deployment overseas in Viet Nam. Also trained as Nuclear Reactor operator and served on the USS Truxtun (DLGN/CGN-35). Visited many ports in Asia and Africa.
David Adams Class of 1980
Air Force, 20+ Years Civil Engineer. Traveled to over 70 countries, working with US and foreign Embassies assessing airports prior to bringing in our large military and Presidential aircraft.
David Oakes Class of 1972
Marine Corps, 4 Years Although my personality never quite fit the Marine mentality I was proud to serve and made it out with an honorable discharge. It was the end of the Vietnam war and being a Marine wasn't popular. But, I never ws much of one to care what anyone thought. I moved around a bit and eventually wound up in California where I installed the computers at the El Toro base. The base is no longer there but I have a lot of memories that are.
David York Class of 1986
Navy, 4 Years Hospital Corpsman 1988-1992 Desert Shield / Storm Bethesda Naval Hospital - Cardio Thoracic Surgery NAS Sigonella, Italy - Flight Medic, EMS
Douglas E. Johnson Class of 1978
Army, 20+ Years Served over 20+ years of active and reserves as a Communications Electronic Engineer and Systems Automations officer in various positions from platoon leader to Commander in Army and Joint assignments
Dr. John E. Lapham Class of 1970
Army, 20+ Years Enlisted, Officer Candidate School graduate, and Officer
Jerry R Dixon Class of 1969
Army, 16 Years did ten years army and six air force. was a computer tech
Jim Blake Class of 1976
Air Force, 6 Years Served proudly!
John Strenksoki Class of 1967
Army, 3 Years Vietnam
Kenneth Regester Class of 1972
Air Force, 20+ Years Retired MSgt (E7)
Marvin Allan Williams Class of 1968
Air Force, 20+ Years SMSgt (E8) Retired. I was a photographer for the first 12 years, then spent 5 years in flight simulators, and the final 6 years as Deputy Director of a Family Support Center.
mike carlson sr Class of 1975
Navy, 20+ Years american hostage crises, desert shield & storm
mike carlson sr. Class of 1975
Navy, 20+ Years Was part of the Iran hostage crisis; desert shield&storm was on 5 different ships& 3 shore commands did whole career in Charleston s.c. retiered in 99 now the v.a.disabled me. Hello to all of class of 75 hope to make it up that way one day.
Neil McCallum Class of 1976
Navy, 20+ Years US Navy Submarine Service 9+ years, US Navy Seabees 12+ years.
Nicholas J. Mayer Class of 2006
Navy, 2 Years I am currently serving in Kuwait with Marine Expeditionary (MESRON) Boat Detachment 211. In May 2008, I was promoted to Petty Officer 3rd Class in Information Technology.
Norman Fose Class of 1974
Army, 18 Years Warrant Officer served in Desert Storm
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