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
Charles Weyhenmeyer Class of 1965
Army Reserves, 20+ Years 2+ years active duty. 20 plus years active USAR. Retired list 1994 as an 06. Company and Battalion Commander of Combat Service Support Units. Final assignment 85th Division Training as Director of the COSCOM exercise branch
Clint York Class of 2001
Army, 5 Years Did recon missions and disabled land mines during two tours in iraq and Kuwait with Task Force 2/69 became nominee for Soldier of the year. Recieved many awards and honors for meritorial service during years in Army
Curt Renz Class of 1963
Army, 2 Years Drafted, 1968. Sergeant with First Cavalry Division in Vietnam
David Wadleigh Class of 1968
Army, 20+ Years Enlisted through E-5 1970 to 1976. Aviator 1976 to 1996 retirement.
don jackson Class of 1963
Navy, 4 Years USS Ranger Viet-Nam 64-65 Uss North Hampton 65-68
Ed Michaels Class of 1964
Air Force, 4 Years B-52 electronics technician, 66-70 92nd Bomb Wing SAC Fairchild, Anderson & U Tapao AFB.
Edward Finlay Class of 1970
Air Force, 20+ Years Securiy Police for 21 years Desert Shield and Desert Storm
gordon k fleming Class of 1966
Army, 2 Years Army Aviation 68-69 Red Beach Da Nang Rep. SVN.
Greg Duffey Class of 1969
Army, 3 Years 3rd Battalion 81st Field Artillery - Korea
Greg Lucht Class of 1969
Army, 20+ Years Enlisted (Steve Naffziger was in my group). Sent to Germany as a mechanic in a Pershing Nuke Missile unit during the Cold War. Got out in '72, went to college and was commissioned in Armor in 79. Went on to serve in Armor and Cavalry units in the US and Germany. Serve in IFOR Operation Joint Endeavor (Bosnia). Retired in 96 as a Major.
Guy Sochor Class of 1973
Navy, 20+ Years Joined in May of '73. Went to Great Lakes for basic training, and NAS Memphis for schooling in aviation electronics. After "seeing the world", retired in February of '97.
Jack Peerkins Class of 1995
Army, 2 Years 1969-1071, Medical Corpsman (Sp 5), 1970-1971 589th Engr Bn and 864th Engr Bn, Vietnam.
Jack Prendergast Class of 1975
Navy, 20+ Years Navy Rear Admiral currently serving on the Joint Staff (Pentagon).
Jack Prendergast Class of 1975
Navy, 20+ Years Had a great 30+ year Navy career that spanned the globe. Retired as a Rear Admiral in 1979. firstname.lastname@example.org
Jerry mosenson Class of 1965
Navy, 4 Years Served 4 years in the Navy from march 1967 - January 1971 during Viet Nam War aboard two Navy aircraft carriers, USS Shangri-la (CVA 38) and USS Franklin D. Roosevelt (CVA -42) deployed in the Mediterranean Sea.
Jim Lenz Class of 1965
Air Force, 4 Years Motor vehicle operator
Jm Meyers Class of 1965
Army, 2 Years Spec5, US Army Finance, Quang Tri, Vitnam 1970-1971
john mcglynn Class of 1970
Marine Corps, 9 Years 0180
Kevin Gerrard Class of 1974
Air Force, 8 Years 7th SPS, Bth Air Force Carswell AFB, TX 126th SPF, 8th Air Force ORD, IL
Mark Neargarder Class of 1979
Air Force, 9 Years Air Force officer for 9 years. Achieved rank of Captain. Worked in Weapon Systems Development and Acquisition. Assignments in: Los Angeles, CA; Hanscom AFB, MA; and Wright-Patterson AFB, OH.
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