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 Zarley
Chris Zarley Class of 1990
Navy, 20+ Years
US Navy Seabee Retired in 2021
Craig Parmer
Craig Parmer Class of 1987
Marine Corps, 8 Years
Helicopter Gunner
Dave A. Rike
Dave A. Rike Class of 1976
Army, 20+ Years
20 yrs of service, as equipment trainer, operations NCO and more, Ft Lewis, WA; two tours (7 yrs) at Ft Leonard Wood, MO; two tours in Germany (7 yrs); Desert Storm veteran; retired at Fort Sill, OK after last 4 yrs there
David Carr
David Carr Class of 1987
Marine Corps, 12 Years
Served in a variety of capacities while in the Marines, including serving in Desert Storm.
Frank Ferguson
Frank Ferguson Class of 1968
Navy, 4 Years
Was stationed in Long Beach, CA from October 1968 thru June 1971; then I was transferred to San Diego thru July 1972. I was on the USS Valley Forge until it was decommissioned in 1969; I served the rest of my time on the USS Denver. They were part of the 7th Fleet and I made four tours to Vietnam and many other ports.
Geoff Courtney
Geoff Courtney Class of 1994
National Guard, 11 Years
Combat Survival Instructor Water Survival Instructor
James Carpenter
James Carpenter Class of 1976
Air Force, 4 Years
A.G.E. Machanic
James W. Bush
James W. Bush Class of 1968
Army, 20+ Years
Two tours of Vietnam, Germany, and South Korea
Jeremy Yantes
Jeremy Yantes Class of 2007
Navy, 4 Years
Currently serving aboard the U.S.S Dwight D. Eisenhower.
Jerry Carpenter
Jerry Carpenter Class of 1987
Marine Corps, 4 Years
Aircraft Fire Fighter
john (tim) snyder
john (tim) snyder Class of 1974
Marine Corps, 12 Years
all marine football team 2 years captain 1 year marine corps champs 2 years bodybuilding champ 3 yeaes al marine softball 3 years, hold bench press marine corps of 675 lbs
JOHN (TIM) SNYDER
JOHN (TIM) SNYDER Class of 1974
Marine Corps, 12 Years
ALL MARINE FOOTBALL TEAM 2 YEARS MVP MARINE SUPER BOWL 1 YEAR ALL MARINE SOFTBALL TEAM 5 YEARS COMPETED IN BODYBUILDING AND POWERLIFTING FOR 10 YEARS HELD MARINE CORPS BENCH PRESS RECORD TILL 2005 WITH A 675 LBS BENCH
John Searles
John Searles Class of 1964
Air Force, 20+ Years
Based at 8 bases stateside, and numerous bases overseas. Nam vet.
John Searles
John Searles Class of 1964
Air Force, 20+ Years
Entered service in 1965, saw one tour plus 180 days in Viet Nam. I saw most of the world, still trying to see the rest. I retired from active duty 25 years to the day that I enlisted.
JOHN TIM SNYDER
JOHN TIM SNYDER Class of 1974
Marine Corps, 14 Years
and on the 7th day god rested, we overran his perimeter and stole the globe,we stole the eagle from the airforce,the anchor from the navy,the rope from the army,and have been protecting our shores ever since. 1 shot one kill. MARINES NEVER DIE WE JUST GO TO HELL AND REGROUP.
Joshua Belcher
Joshua Belcher Class of 2003
Army, 4 Years
Currently in the National Guard.
Karl  Judy
Karl Judy Class of 1969
Army, 2 Years
Sgt. 101st Airborne Div. 1/502 infantry,.Viet Nam
Matthew Eitel
Matthew Eitel Class of 2003
Army, 5 Years
Military Police, Special Reactions Team. 2 years Fort Riley Kansas. One year in Iraq . 2 years in Seoul Korea.
Michael  W. Barnett
Michael W. Barnett Class of 1983
Army, 4 Years
Served the US ARMY Field Artillery during the Cold War in (85-87)West Germany's 7th USAFAD Special Weapons Unit, Part of the 59th Ordnance Brigade. PCS'ed to(87-89) Fort Lewis 1st Battalion, 11th Field Artillery Battery. The 1-11FA unit served as the test platform for Integrating Electronics Fire Control into the Artillery pieces. I worked with 8inch Self Propelled, 155mm Towed and Self Propelled Howitzers. The Motto of the Field Artillery is: LEAD, FOLLOW or GET OUT OF THE WAY which I stand by even today. The Speacial Weapons training was by far the most interesting and the real reason why I glow in the dark!
Michael A. Robinson
Michael A. Robinson Class of 1989
Marine Corps, 4 Years
1st Marine Div

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