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

Adam Hackett
Adam Hackett Class of 1999
Marine Corps, 5 Years
Ann Erickson Griffin
Ann Erickson Griffin Class of 1970
Army, 6 Years
U.S. Army Nurse Corps: Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, Head Nurse, Pediatrics. Stationed at Madigan Army Medical Center, Fitzsimmons Army Medical Center, Ft. Ord Community Hospital, Letterman Army Medical Center, 6253rd U. S. Army Hospital, Ft. Sill Community Hospital.
Bob Bergman
Bob Bergman Class of 1980
Navy, 20+ Years
25 years as Naval Officer. Retired February, 2009
Don Reese
Don Reese Class of 1991
Army, 8 Years
11B+ 88M. Spent 18 months in Ramadi,Iraq awards:Purple Heart,CIB,ARCOM and Campagin Medals.Airborne badge. Hoorah!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Eugene Simpson
Eugene Simpson Class of 1965
Marine Corps, 20+ Years
Served 1966 - 1986, Viet nam, Lagos, Nigeria, Tel Aviv, Israel, HQMC. Imagery Analysis, TENCAP
GySgt. Charles M. Comstock
GySgt. Charles M. Comstock Class of 1956
Marine Corps, 20+ Years
I joined the US Marines Reserves in 1954 and enter the active duty in 1956-1959. Re-up in 1961-1978. Retired in 1978. Served in Viet-Nam during 1967 and 1968.
Harold J. Michaletz
Harold J. Michaletz Class of 1960
Army, 20+ Years
Served Jul 1960 till Aug 1981. Retired as MSG. I was an Operating Room Specialist.Served in Europe for two tours , went to Vietnam in 1968 till Feb 1969.Served at Ft Sam Houston,TX twice, Ft Bragg,NC twice, Ft Campbell,Ky, Ft Rucker,AL< Ft Dix,NJ, Valley Forge, PA.
Harold J. Michaletz
Harold J. Michaletz Class of 1960
Army, 20+ Years
I was an Operating Room Specialist. Served in Germany at 2nd General Hospital (Landstuhl) two times for total of six years, Served in Vietnam from Feb 1968 to Feb 1969. My last four years I served as Chief Enlisted Instrucator' MSG
James Stewart
James Stewart Class of 1983
Marine Corps, 4 Years
Crytological Intelligence Operator, Tactical Intellengence Operator
Jennifer Castro
Jennifer Castro Class of 1998
Marine Corps, 4 Years
Served from 98-02.
Kenneth Tarantole
Kenneth Tarantole Class of 1972
Navy, 20+ Years
Damage Control Chief Petty Officer
Louise Simpson Jones
Louise Simpson Jones Class of 1970
Air Force, 20+ Years
Served 22 years in the Air Force and retired in 1998.
Mark Graves
Mark Graves Class of 1975
Air Force, 20+ Years
I served in the Air Force from 1975-1979 and 1983-2007. I spent 6 years in between in the Air Force reserve, as well. I started out in Security Forces, then cross trained to Munitions. I spent 10 in Air Force recruiting with 7 of those years a Health Professions Recruiter, before returning to my primary job in Munitions as a Production Supervisor. I retired as a Master Sergeant in 2007. I started my second career as a sales rep for Dr. Pepper, then as an Assistant Manager for Walgreens. Finally, I found my dream job as an Office Manager for the Department of Sociology & Anthropology for the University of Texas at Arlington. My wife, Cindy works here as well in the Dean of Liberal Arts Office as the Dean's Executive Assistant.
Michael Johnson
Michael Johnson Class of 1980
Army, 20+ Years
UH-60 Blackhawk Helicopter Instructor Pilot and Test Pilot; C-12 Airplane Pilot
Michael Robertson
Michael Robertson Class of 1967
Navy, 4 Years
United States Submarine Force. Served aboard the USS Francis Scott Key SSBN 657.
Mike Miner
Mike Miner Class of 1995
Army, 6 Years
Active Duty, 1BCT 10th Mtn.
Raymond J. Wonka
Raymond J. Wonka Class of 1986
Air Force, 20+ Years
Security Police
Robert R. Powell
Robert R. Powell Class of 1962
Air Force, 20+ Years
Served 10 years in Southeas Asia. The remaining 12 years were in Texas, Oklahoma, and Florida
rose clark
rose clark Class of 1989
Air Force, 3 Years
worked in field missile maintence
Samuel R. Tarantole
Samuel R. Tarantole Class of 1973
Navy, 6 Years
Machinist Mate 2nd (SS)

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Mark Thompson
Class of '83

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