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

Aaron Martin
Aaron Martin Class of 1989
Army, 17 Years
Aaron is an Operation Sergeant and has been stationed in Kentucky, Hawaii, Virginia and Italy. He is a combat veteran and lives in Mililani Hawaii.
Allen Leon Rumer
Allen Leon Rumer Class of 1995
Army, 6 Years
Joined army during Persian Gulf & was greatest learning experience of my life.
Bob  Moore
Bob Moore Class of 1961
Air Force, 4 Years
Accounting and Finance Specialist Stationed at: Eglin AFB Florida Los Angles AFS Los Angles Calif Iraklion AFB Iraklion Crete Greece 17 Years Service civilian Wright Patterson AFB Ohio (Services Division) Director Youth Activities Center Director Outdoor Recreation Director Civilian Recreation Center
bobby price
bobby price Class of 1965
Marine Corps, 2 Years
rifleman, cook/baker
Brennon McGuire
Brennon McGuire Class of 1991
Air Force, 16 Years
Being part of the Air Force has been one of the greatest experiences of my life. I'm proud to call myself a member of the most powerful Air Force in the world... I've been stationed in North Dakota, South Dakota, Arizona, South Korea, Alabama, Ohio, and now back to Alabama.
Carol (Maughmer) Adkins
Carol (Maughmer) Adkins Class of 1990
Army, 8 Years
Army Reserves
cory merkamp
cory merkamp Class of 2004
Army, 3 Years
stationed in fort irwin california
Dakota Janchi
Dakota Janchi Class of 2008
Marine Corps, 2 Years
I am currently enlisted in the marine corps and recent grad from pv i am deploying for thefirst time with the 24th MEU
David Purpero
David Purpero Class of 1981
Air Force, 20+ Years
Aircraft Weapons Systems Technician
Donald E. Lytle
Donald E. Lytle Class of 1961
Navy, 9 Years
Went to Radio School, became radioman, stationed on Midway Island, COMNAVAIRPAC Staff, Communication Center NAS North Island, USS Dennis J. Buckley, DD-808, as radio communicator.
Dwayne Gillingham
Dwayne Gillingham Class of 1982
Navy, 6 Years
Traveled the World, But "There is no place like Home"
James A. Mettler Jr.
James A. Mettler Jr. Class of 1971
Air Force, 4 Years
Worked in security with aircraft and nuclear weapons.
Jason Conley
Jason Conley Class of 1999
National Guard, 5 Years
Served in Operation Iraqi Freedom from February 2004 to February 2005 and just signed on for another 8 years.
Jerry Knott
Jerry Knott Class of 1961
Navy, 20+ Years
US Naval Academy(1966), entered flight school, flew A-7's in Vietnam, stayed in the cockpit flying off of aircraft carriers continously until 1981, last four years were at the NROTC unit at the Ohio State University> Retired as a Comander(O-5) in 1985.
Jerry Knott
Jerry Knott Class of 1961
Navy, 20+ Years
Navy carrier aviator, retired as a Commander(O-5) in 1985.
Joseph Wright
Joseph Wright Class of 1969
Air Force, 20+ Years
Retired Msgt.
Justin Vangundy
Justin Vangundy Class of 2004
Army, 2 Years
Joined the Army a couple years after we got out of school, got stationed in Fort Stewart, GA for a year then was deployed to Iraq in OIF5. Currently in Iraq until 2008
Larry Angus
Larry Angus Class of 1962
Marine Corps, 2 Years
1 Year in Vietnam
Larry Baldwin
Larry Baldwin Class of 1968
Army, 20+ Years
Active Duty Army in Military Intelligence, Recruiting and Postal. From Germany to Hawaii and many points between
Lynn Haynes Wilson
Lynn Haynes Wilson Class of 1976
Army, 4 Years
Served in the Army 4 years. Trained at Ft Sam Houston, Texas in Radiology Technology. Was stationed at Ft. Leonard Wood Missouri, and William Beaumont Medical Center, El Paso Texas.

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