Military Alumni

Military Alumni

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

Charles J. Harnett
Charles J. Harnett Class of 1959
Marine Corps, 4 Years
U.S. Marine Corps-Corporal-Postal/Admin Clerk U.S. Coast Guard Reserve-3 years-Yeoman Second Class
Chip Nila
Chip Nila Class of 1965
Marine Corps, 3 Years
Vietnam 1967, 68, 69
Darin Houfek
Darin Houfek Class of 1994
Army, 19 Years
Currently Active Duty SFC (E-7) stationed at Ft Carson Colorado. 1 tour to Iraq. Retiring 1 Sep 2014. Been real, been fun, but not real fun anymore. Go Packers!
David A. Barker
David A. Barker Class of 1985
Army, 5 Years
Total 5+ years before knee damage got me out. Infantry Ft, Benning Harmony Church A-2-2 summer 85 JSA UNC Honor Guard 1-10th Int Ft. Carson Just Cause Panama 5-87 Inf. med out. Reserve before
David Benson
David Benson Class of 1976
Army, 20+ Years
Cavalry Scout, station at Fort Hood, three tours in the middle east Iraq,
David L Huhnerkopf
David L Huhnerkopf Class of 1968
Army, 2 Years
Served with the 101st Airborne in Vietnam. After active duty, spent 10 years in the Army Reserve, reaching the rank of Staff Sergeant (E6).
Denis Penning
Denis Penning Class of 1987
Navy, 8 Years
Served on the USS KIDD - DDG 993, for 3 yrs(Operation Desert Storm). Served 3 yrs on shore duty in San Francisco. My last two yrs were served onboard the USS Detroit - AOE-4. Obtained the rank of Petty Officer 2nd Class as a Boatswains Mate
Edward Craig Whitmarsh
Edward Craig Whitmarsh Class of 1966
Army, 17 Years
Infantry (Pointman) Vietnam got out, back in reserves in 81 last 10 yrs full time instructor Region IV NCO Academy
Forrest Carper
Forrest Carper Class of 1969
Air Force, 20+ Years
6 years Army and 25 years Air Force
Frank Kirk
Frank Kirk Class of 1973
Marine Corps, 10 Years
Franklin Kirk
Franklin Kirk Class of 1973
Marine Corps, 10 Years
Gary Meyer
Gary Meyer Class of 1960
Army, 2 Years
George Rakes
George Rakes Class of 1967
Marine Corps, 3 Years
Vietnam with 3rd 8" Howitzer Battery Okinawa with 1st Marine Division - Amtrack Battalion El Toro - Marine Corp Air Station
Gerald L. Black
Gerald L. Black Class of 1959
Navy, 6 Years
Dental Technician (DT2) Service in San Diego for Basic and Class A school. Stationed at Parris Island Marine Train Base in South Carolina and then at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba until released from active duty.
James W Dulaney
James W Dulaney Class of 1970
Air Force, 20+ Years
Retired MSgt (E-7) Crytologic Linguist, Electronic Security Command
Jason Rohmeyer
Jason Rohmeyer Class of 1987
Navy, 4 Years
Boiler Technician on the USS Jesse L. Brown
Jay Morris
Jay Morris Class of 1948
Marine Corps, 4 Years
Actvated Reserve in 1949. Duty in Korea form November 1949 to November 1950. At Barstowe Calif. until March of 1951
Jerry Smith
Jerry Smith Class of 1964
Navy, 4 Years
Gunners Mate Was in Phillipines at ammo dump Vietnam in Mobile Riverine Force 67-68
Jerry Walters
Jerry Walters Class of 1973
Army, 20+ Years
Served Army, Nat'l Guard, and Army Reserve. 24 years service.
Joko (Joe) Tasich
Joko (Joe) Tasich Class of 1975
Air Force, 20+ Years
Joined right out of School (July 1, 1975) Retired March 31, 1999.

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Tanya Haley
Class of '93

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School News

Class of 67

William Schiffbauer, class of '67, went on the Vietnam Vets Final Mission to Washington DC on May 1
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