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

Alexander Mendoza
Alexander Mendoza Class of 1966
Army, 4 Years
US Army veteran served 2 tours of duty in Vietnam.
Art Neumann
Art Neumann Class of 1960
Army, 20+ Years
Retired with 36 years of service as a CW-4 US Army. Imagery Analyst, Viet Nam, counter narcotics, Bosnia, Kosovo, Desert Fox and USMC support in Afghanistan. 2.5 yrs with the Joint Chiefs of Staff Pentagon. (note: I moved to Denver CO mid-term Senior Year.)
Arthur Neumann
Arthur Neumann Class of 1960
Army, 20+ Years
Chief Warrant Officer CW4, Imagery Analyst. Total 36 years service. Assignments include Berlin Crisis; 2+ tours Viet Nam; Joint Chiefs of Staff, Pentagon-Bosnia, Kosovo, Desert Fox; Counter Narcotics Ops in central and south America,support for US Marine Corps Afghanistan 2002. Retired January 2003
Colleen Annes
Colleen Annes Class of 1974
Air Force, 20+ Years
retired after 32 years, 2000 flying hours (500 in fighters), two O/S assignments (one remote), and flying in five conflicts: ELF One (when the Kingdom was fun), Desert Shield/Storm (just when I thought I'd never see this place again), Just Cause (tiny but it counts), Joint Endeavor/Guard (and I thought Korea was cold!), and OIF (at night Kirkuk looked like a Mad Max movie with all the oil fires around the base)...favorite jet: F16 (sorry to my Eagle driver friends but the Viper was my first); favorite assignment: Green Door (some of the best things I've never done); least favorite: Pentagon (two hour commute, 18 hour days, six days a week, AND working for the Army...but I created a tiny island of Air Force that my boss hated)
David Burgett
David Burgett Class of 1966
Army, 2 Years
Served 9 months in San Juan, Puerto Rico and 1 year in Thailand in the middle of the jungle
David E. Gagnon
David E. Gagnon Class of 1980
Marine Corps, 4 Years
shore party(logistics specialist) stationed at Gamp Pendleton 1980-1981, stationed at Kaneohe MCAS 1981-1984
Jim Foreman
Jim Foreman Class of 1969
Army, 18 Years
retired from the Army in 1991
Julie Elkin Richard
Julie Elkin Richard Class of 1976
Marine Corps, 4 Years
Radio/TV broadcaster overseas
Linda Durian Priest
Linda Durian Priest Class of 1976
Air Force, 20+ Years
Still serving in the USAF reserves since 1978. Also civilian worker for the Air Force
Richard Balleraas
Richard Balleraas Class of 1974
Air Force, 20+ Years
Served from 1977 - 1997. Aircraft Maintenance Technician.
richard blake
richard blake Class of 1973
Army, 5 Years
Viet Nam veteran served from 73 to 78 Served with the big red 1 after nam went to Germany. I now suffer with Diabetes from agent Orange
Richard French
Richard French Class of 1963
Air Force, 20+ Years
Served 26+ years in the accounting & finance career field.
Richard Nienow
Richard Nienow Class of 1973
Air Force, 6 Years
Rustin C. Ueno
Rustin C. Ueno Class of 1978
Air Force, 16 Years
Security Policeman Nellis AFB, NV 1979 - 1981 Ramstein AB, Germany 1982 - 1985 Andrews AFB, MD 1985 - 1995
Timothy Sutton
Timothy Sutton Class of 1969
Air Force, 4 Years
USAF Security Policeman (SAC) 1969 through 1973. Lackland AFB San Antonio, TX - McConnel AFB Wichita, KS - Vietnam Veteran (Bien Hoa Airbase) - March AFB, Edgemont, CA - Beale AFB Yuba City, CA - Anderson AFB Guam, USA. SGT E-5

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Class of '64

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