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

Chris Schairer
Chris Schairer Class of 1989
Marine Corps, 4 Years
Marine Detachment, USS Simon Lake MCSF Company, Brunswick Naval Air Station 6th Marine Regiment, Camp Lejeune
Dean A Crabtree
Dean A Crabtree Class of 1975
Marine Corps, 20+ Years
USMC for 4 years, Both the Coast Guard and Army reserves for the following 20+ years. Activated for both the first Gulf War and for :Enduring Freedom
Edward Strong
Edward Strong Class of 1974
Army, 20+ Years
30 years of service. COmpleted 17 world wide deployments including Iraq and Afghanistan
Erik N Thorsen
Erik N Thorsen Class of 1972
Navy, 20+ Years
Chief Electronics Technician Served in Puerto Rico, Guam, Hawaii, Illinios, and California. Currently working for Navy as a Curriculum Development Specialist NTC, Bangor
James Weightman
James Weightman Class of 1999
Marine Corps, 5 Years
Marine Corps Close Quarters Battle Team Leader. 3 tours overseas, wounded twice. Rest in Peace to all my friends I couldn't save.
James Winter
James Winter Class of 1954
Navy, 20+ Years
Electronics Technician, Retired as MCPO after a bit over 22 years.
Katrinka Eckhardt(Kramer)
Katrinka Eckhardt(Kramer) Class of 1973
Air Force, 20+ Years
Seven years active duty as Army Nurse -stationed at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in DC and Letterman Army Medical Center in SF. Then stayed in Army Reserve for several years ... Transferred to the California Air National Guard as a Flight Nurse ... Transferred to Air Force and retired as Lt. Colonel after 23 years. Thank you to all who serve.
Kevin Aitchison
Kevin Aitchison Class of 1969
Army, 20+ Years
20 plus years of Honorable service to country. retired in 1990
Larry Lehman
Larry Lehman Class of 1960
Army, 20+ Years
Trained in Accounting - Served in Alaska - Vietnam & Germany - Cross trained in Recruiting and spent a few years in Minnesota.
Larry Lehman
Larry Lehman Class of 1960
Army, 20+ Years
Served in Finance and Recruiting, Tours of Dutyinclude Alaaska, Vietnam, Germany, Minnesota and Wisconsin, Forts Ord, Ben Harrison, Lawton, Sill, Benning, Lewis, Army Air Defense Command, and Defense Atomic Support Agency.
Lee (Leon) Muller
Lee (Leon) Muller Class of 1972
Navy, 20+ Years
22 years of enlisted and officer service with several deployments to Asia and Middle East areas as well as duty assignments all over US. Retired as Lt. Commander in 1994.
Martin A. McKibben
Martin A. McKibben Class of 1976
Navy, 20+ Years
13 + years active then break in service and finished time in Naval Reserves. Stationed multiple places including Okinawa, Hawaii, Germany and served in Desert Shield/Desert Storm with 1st Combat Engineers/1st Marine Division.
Mary Lambert Romans
Mary Lambert Romans Class of 1989
Army, 8 Years
Patriot Missle Crew Member Desert Shield Desert Storm
Rebekah Borward (Rovik)
Rebekah Borward (Rovik) Class of 2007
Army, 5 Years
Army Nurse Corps
Richard (Dick) Getchell
Richard (Dick) Getchell Class of 1965
Navy, 9 Years
64-66 Navy Reserve, 68-76 Navy, Interior Communications Electrician Nuclear. Attended Nuclear Power School, went to the USS Gurnard SSN662 Fast Attack out of San Diego in 1970. Made numerous patrols in the Pacific (Russia, China, Vietnam). Late 1972 proceeded to B school, then on to Instructor duty at Navy Nuclear Training Command, Idaho Falls, Idaho, for three years. Completed service as IC1 (SS) in 1976, with 9yrs 11months 28days, but who is counting.
Ron Hagan
Ron Hagan Class of 1960
Army, 20+ Years
Entered the Army as a Private in 1961. Spent 6 years in Germany, returned to USA to be a Drill Sergeant at Ft Campbell, Ky in 1966. Although a tank crewman by MOS spent most of his career in Reconnaissance Cavalry assignments throughout the world. Attended OCS in 1969/1970 and had various assignments/commands overseas and in the continental U.S. His most memorable assignment was as the Commander of a Border Cavalry Troop along the West German border conducting border reconnaissance during the Cold War. He retired a field grade officer in 1983. Has been working as Military Contractor since with assignments in Ft. Leavenworth, Kansas, Quantico, VA and the Pentagon. Presently (2004-2008), working in HQ Dept of the Army in the Modeling and Simulation Office.
Stephen Kriken
Stephen Kriken Class of 1966
Army, 20+ Years
Retired LTC. 2 combat tours, service in Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia, Kuwait. Initially in Infantry branch and served with Ranger Unit. Transferred to Ordnance and EOD. Completed service in Chemical Corps in WMD. Served on General Staff at 6th Army, trained reserve forces and commanded a Battalion in Desert War I.
wesley paulson
wesley paulson Class of 1963
Army, 4 Years
army security agency
Zach Sanford
Zach Sanford Class of 2000
Navy, 5 Years
Zach works on a sub he was based out of Italy for the first 4 years he was in the Navy and is now based out of Bremerton he is now on the USS Lincoln. He is a wonderful person!! Thank you for Serving our country.

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Class of '90

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