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

allen soper
allen soper Class of 1964
Air Force, 4 Years
i was a medical corpsman, then became an rn after my discharge
Allen Soper
Allen Soper Class of 1964
Air Force, 4 Years
four years as a medical corpsman. stationed overseas for four years. attended nursing school after the service
donnie james
donnie james Class of 1964
Navy, 6 Years
vietnam 6/66 to 5/67 ddg-3 norfolk dd-566 san diego nas washington,d.c.
G. Robert Smith
G. Robert Smith Class of 1964
Navy, 2 Years
USS Kitty Hawk ( USNR) communications 67-68, Tokin Gulf, ( Vietnam)
harry william statzell
harry william statzell Class of 1961
Navy, 4 Years
joined the navy in oct. of 61, schooling in lakehurst,nj, served aboard the uss essex which was docked at quonset point,nj, was in the cuban blockade
Julian Hannum
Julian Hannum Class of 2004
Marine Corps, 6 Years
lee huzzard
lee huzzard Class of 1960
Marine Corps, 4 Years
Parris Island, June 60 after graduation. Camp Lejeune, Infantry training Camp Geiger, San Diego Security Guard school, Wash. D.C. Embassy duty Manila, Rangoon Burma, Singapore. diplomatic courier, Cincpac. honorable discharge 1964, E-4 Cpl.
lee huzzard
lee huzzard Class of 1960
Marine Corps, 4 Years
Parris Island, June 60 after graduation. Camp Lejeune, Infantry training Camp Geiger, San Diego Security Guard school, Wash. D.C. Embassy duty Manila, Rangoon Burma, Singapore. diplomatic courier, Cincpac. honorable discharge 1964, E-4 Cpl.
Matt Minarik
Matt Minarik Class of 1995
Army, 15 Years
I joined the Army in 1997. I am currently stationed at Fort Gordon, GA.
Rick Bartzer (Nilsen)
Rick Bartzer (Nilsen) Class of 1966
Marine Corps, 20+ Years
Navy Corpsman first 4 years. Commissioned 2ndlt USMC 1972. Served in Vietnam, and Battalion Commander in Desert Storm.
SFC (R) Keith Heater
SFC (R) Keith Heater Class of 1979
Army, 20+ Years
Retired in 2002 after 20 years. Spent 9 years in Germany, 4+ in Alaska, several in Northern VA and last few in Upstate NY, Ft Drum. Traveled extensively throughout Europe and America. Moved back to Wildcat Country in Fall 2002 so you can see me coaching the Norchester Red Knights youth football on weekends.
Steve Runyan
Steve Runyan Class of 1982
Army, 20+ Years
Joined the Army right after graduation. Spent a couple years on active duty, then got out. Decided I missed it and re-enlisted in the reserves. I retired as Sergeant First Class in November 2007. I served on active duty during Desert Shield/Desert Storm and again after 9/11 until November 2002. I finished my military career as a Military Police instructor and Course Manager.
Tom Butterfield
Tom Butterfield Class of 1968
Navy, 4 Years
Enl July 68. After Great Lakes in Oct. 68, went to sea on the Independence CVA 62 as an ADJ. Left the ship Oct. 69. Went to NAS Oceana as staff barber for FAU Comfairnorfolk. Oct. 71 I was trans. to NAS Norfolk Va. as the staff barber at Comnavairlant for Rear Admiral Robert F Townson and his staff. Discharged in July 1972,

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Class of '60

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