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

Curt Wilkerson
Curt Wilkerson Class of 1984
Marine Corps, 12 Years
Curt worked in the famed Collie Brigade. Training Border Collies to sniff out incendiary devices. He is a true hero.
Don Lewis
Don Lewis Class of 1970
Air Force, 20+ Years
Served 22 years combination active Air Force&National Guard.
Fredrick Brown
Fredrick Brown Class of 1973
Navy Reserves, 3 Years
Air traffic controller, USS JFK, NAS OCEANA, VA
Harold Lind
Harold Lind Class of 1939
Marine Corps, 2 Years
killed in guam
Jack Garner
Jack Garner Class of 1950
Air Force, 20+ Years
Enlisted July 1950 Retired June 1971 with rank of MSgt Presently residing in Mesa,AZ Married to Janet White=Class of 1952 4 Daughters-7Grandchildren-1GreatGrandson Goodlife
Jan Canny
Jan Canny Class of 1977
Army, 6 Years
Redstone Arsenal and Baumholder
Jerry Penniston
Jerry Penniston Class of 1965
Army, 3 Years
E-5 USATCA United States Arrmor Training Center Fort Knox, Kentucky.
Kurt A. Shepherd
Kurt A. Shepherd Class of 1989
Air Force, 20+ Years
Served 21 years and retired in Las Vegas, NV.
Larry Young
Larry Young Class of 1986
Navy, 20+ Years
Advanced Electronics Field as a Sonar Technician. .
Marc Conder
Marc Conder Class of 1971
Army, 6 Years
I entered the army as part of my reserve obligation. From the fall of 1975 untill January of 1981. I entered as a PFC, was promoted to 1st Lt, and left the service as a major.
Max Stansberry
Max Stansberry Class of 1952
Army, 3 Years
Mel Davis
Mel Davis Class of 1972
Navy, 20+ Years
AIrcraft Engine mechanic and Aircrew first tour flying as a load master/plane captain on C1A and C2A aircraft perviding mail, equipment and personell out to the carriers. Changed over to an Aircraft Electricain performaing maintenance on anything with a wire on it on any aircraft the Navy sevice for another 16 years. Retired May of 1992 after 20 years of service.
Philip McDavitt
Philip McDavitt Class of 1976
Air Force, 5 Years
Texas, Mississippi, Berlin Germany, Claark AFB Phillipines, Italy & Florida.
pHILIP mCdAVITT Class of 1976
Air Force, 5 Years
Duty in Berlin, Germany, San Vito, Italy, Tampa, FL and Clark AFB, Phillipines. Honorable Discharge
Randall Cowell
Randall Cowell Class of 1975
Army, 20+ Years
Still serving; Colonel in the Signal Corps. Over 30 years and still going. Have served active and reserves and now back to active service after deploying to Iraq in 2006.
randy collier
randy collier Class of 1964
Army, 4 Years
us army combat medic served 2 tours vietnan iowa national guard 1970s
randy collier
randy collier Class of 1964
Army, 3 Years
viet nam served as medical specialist
Raymond Boley
Raymond Boley Class of 1967
Navy, 20+ Years
Aircraft maintance
Rick Peckham
Rick Peckham Class of 1978
Air Force, 20+ Years
Air Force Pararescue, Combat Search and Rescue
Robert Colton
Robert Colton Class of 1954
Army, 15 Years
Army Combat Engineers, 495th C company 5th Army

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Ottumwa High School Classmates

Mike Adams
Class of '64

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Graduation class of 1955 Newsletter

If any of our 1955 classmates have not received a 1955 Newsletter from us, please contact Jack McLaughlin, Scottymack37@...
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