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
Aaron M. Rentfrow Class of 1999
Army, 5 Years Aaron starting serving in 1999 and got out in 2003. He went back in the Army in 2007 and is still serving now at Fort Campbell, KY. He is a Mental Health Specialist and works at Blanchfield Army Hospital in the Adult Behavioral Health section.
Allen R. Lauer, Jr. Class of 1981
Army, 18 Years 10 active, 8 years reserves. Served as heavy equipment operator. Duty stations Fort Hood, TX., Germany, Fort Rucker, AL. While officially assigned to Fort Rucker, during last year of Active duty, served in Desert Storm, into Iraq going about 300 miles, just north of the Kuwait border. Last duty of Reserves was as a full time Army Reserve Recruiter. Retired, but, now working in civilian heavy equipment operator career line.
dennis porter Class of 1956
Army, 20+ Years Military Police Officer 1966-1977 Special Forces 1962-1971
Dr. Richard G. Mulles (1964) Class of 1964
Air Force, 8 Years Base Engineering and Construction Programming and Management including Combat Engineering Southeast Asia Theater of Operations.
Gary Moore Class of 1971
Air Force, 4 Years Security Police-- OSI-- FBI-- SPECIAL--FORCE. SGT
James Harwell Class of 1995
Army, 9 Years I have been an Army CBRNE Officer for nine years. I have served in the United States at Fort Stewart, GA and Fort Lewis, WA. I have also served in Korea and have a deployment to Bosnia-Herzegovina and two deployments to Iraq. I am currently a graduate student in the Georgetown University Public Policy Institute. I will complete the MPM degree in 2009 and spend two years at the Pentagon as a Joint Staff / Office of the Secretary of Defense Intern.
James Harwell Class of 1995
Army, 10 Years Chemical officer with the United States Army. Served two tours in Iraq and one in Bosnia. Currently serving in Washington, D.C.
Jeffrey DeLong Class of 1992
Army, 6 Years Army Staff Sergeant has served in Iraq for 3 year long deployments. Arcom, bronze Star, Combat action badge. Going to Fort Benning to become a commissioned officer in the infantry. Duty, Honor, Country those three words are what I live by daily as a Soldier in the United States Army.
Kay Olry Class of 1980
Air Force, 5 Years Radio & Television Broadcaster & Public Affairs Specialist Stationed in Texas, Sicily, and the Philippines
Kay Olry Class of 1980
Air Force, 5 Years I was in from 1984-1989. I served as a Radio & Television Broadcaster & Public Affairs Specialist. Duty assignments were in Texas, Sicily, and the Philippines.
Keith Miller Class of 1986
Army Reserves, 17 Years Infantry, forward observer. Operation Iraqi Freedom 2003, Iraqi Freedom 3 2005.
Leon Harkinson Class of 1989
Army, 4 Years Active duty Combat Engeneer Desert Storm veteran cleared mine fields
Lori Passwater Class of 1976
Army, 3 Years UH-1H (Huey) Helicopter Medivac Crewchief on my baby tail#68-16228 Yuma Proving Grounds, AZ
Ron McAfee Class of 1984
Air Force, 20+ Years Currently stationed at Tyndall Air Force Base in Panama City, Florida. Photo of family at my most recent promotiion ceremony last year.
Stephen C. Gresley Class of 1958
Air Force, 20+ Years Personnel Officer, Electronic Warfare Officer, Systems Acquisition Officer, Air Operations Officer. Vietnam Veteran 1969-1973.
Steven C. Wilson Class of 1961
Marine Corps, 20+ Years The United States Marine Corps - Commissioned Officer and Naval Aviator Colonel, USMC (Retired) Vietnam Era: 843 Air Combat Missions, Shot Down Twice; Personal Decorations include the Distinguished Flying Cross, Air Medal (42 awards), Bronze Star w/combat "V", and the Purple Heart. Post-Vietnam: A lot of time in the Middle East, including 3 1/2 years in Saudi Arabia.
Terrence "T.J." Taylor Jr. Class of 2008
Marine Corps, 2 Years Currently stationed at Camp Lejeune in Jacksonville, North Carolina. Photo of T.J. in dress blues taken in boot camp in 2008.
Thomas E. Mizzell Class of 1966
Air Force, 20+ Years USAF 4 Years, tours of duty, Osan AB, Korea 13 Months - DaNang AB, Vietnam 12 Months with the United States Air Force Security Service - 16 plus years in the Indiana Air Guard at Fort Wayne, Indiana in Maintenance Training.
William Platter Class of 1978
Air Force, 20+ Years Retired USAF 1995. DoD Civilian 1998 - Present. Sationed Lackland and Shepard AFB TX, Minot AFB ND, Vandenberg AFB CA, USAF Academy CO. McCord AFB WA, Travis AFB CA, Phillipines, Guam, Japan, Saudi Arabia, Yemen, Egypt. As civilian been based at Grand Forks AFB ND, Wright Patterson AFB OH. Andrews AFB MD, and Def. Supply Center Columbus Oh. C-5 Flight Crew Member, Heavy Equipment Operator, and Accounting Finance last half of career. Traveled to FL, NC & SC, VA, MI, CO, NM, AZ, ID, OR, and WA as well as Spain, Germany, and the Azores. Wonderful memories and great experiences.
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