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
Bob Harper Class of 1960
Air Force, 18 Years Enlisted in 1962 and completed Automatic Flight Control Systems school for century series fighter aircraft at Amarillo AFB, TX, January 7, 1963. Accepted to Airman's Education and Commissioning Program and obtained a BS in Civil Engineering from the University of Wyoming in 1965. After receiving a commission as a 2Lt and serving 2 tours of duty (Air Force Flight Test Center in CA and Peshawar, Pakistan) was accepted and completed a MS in Civil Engineering Structures at the University of Washington. Then, after a tour during the Vietnam war at Udorn RTAFB, Thailand, I served on the Air Training Command Inspector General Team for 3 years. Following this, I was placed at Sheppard AFB as head of the Civil Engineering Technical School Electrical Branch, where we trained all the Interior and Exterior Electricians, Plumbers, and Missile Facility Technicians. Then after a brief tour on Education With Industry at Catalytic, Inc. in Philadelphia, I served in several positions with Base Civil Engineering at Vandenberg AFB, CA. Following this, I was sent to Headquarters US Forces Korea at Seoul to develop Civil Engineering War Plans. I retired at Lackland AFB, TX in 1980 as a Major after a very rewarding and exciting career.
Eric Benson Class of 1976
Navy, 18 Years Served as a Gunners Mate. Ships Served on, USS Kansas City AOR-3 USS Leftwich DD-984 USS Truxton CGN-35 USS Arkansas CGN-41 USS Acadia AD-41 Also stationed at NAS Moffett Field and NAVSTA Treasure Island. Retired in 1994
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Richard Brannan, (Mr. B to most of his students), passed away last Wednesday afternoon while doing one of his most favor...