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
Arthur D. Yliniemi Class of 1964
Army, 20+ Years Retired LTC served 29 plus years U. S.Army & Mn. National Guard
Bob Brown Class of 1962
Navy, 4 Years Aerographer's mate second class Boot camp San Diego Aerography school Lakehurst, NJ NAAS Saufley Field Pensacola, FL Project SHAD Pearl Harbor HI
Brian Carter Class of 1988
Air Force, 20+ Years Aircraft Refueling Maint mechanic, I just retired from Whiteman AFB, MO with 21 years with 2 tours in Iraq.
david norcross Class of 1969
Air Force, 5 Years SSGT Air mobility medical unit. Many experiences good and bad. The best decision I have ever made in my life was to join the Military.
Dean J Ricker Class of 1945
Air Force, 2 Years Basic Training Shepherd Field, TX. Stationed in Scottfield, IL
Eric Schmid Class of 1997
Army, 2 Years 1 Tour to Iraq
Faith Fix Class of 1997
Air Force, 12 Years I currently do inspections on military bases. I am currently in South Korea.
Fredric-frank Myers Class of 1957
Navy, 7 Years 3 years MN. Nat. Guard ('54-'57) U.S. Navy 1957-1961
Fredric-frank Myers/artist Class of 1957
Navy, 4 Years also 3 years in guards, 1954-1957
Gerald Bertrand Class of 1975
National Guard, 20+ Years I Joined the Minnesota National Guard 26 July 1977. I work full time at Camp Ripley since Jan 1987 in the maintance supply field Active duty from Jnauary 1981 until October 1986 Germany Fort Carson Colorado Fargo MEPS Part 1/34 BCT deployment to IRAQ Sep 2005 until July 2007
James W. Fuhr Class of 1965
Air Force, 20+ Years Active duty Air Force and Minn. Air National Guard
Ken Ullery Class of 1971
Navy, 3 Years Served aboard the USS Camden (ammunition and supply ship) in the western Pacific.
Larry Buck Class of 1979
Air Force, 20+ Years Retired from active duty after 23 years.
Michael Helm Class of 1988
Air Force, 19 Years Currently I am a Production Super in one of the F-16 units here at Luke AFB.
Stephen Peterson Class of 1970
Air Force, 20+ Years Retired MSgt serving 20+ years in Europe (Greece, Germany, Italy, Turkey, Spain, and England) as an Intelligence Analyst.
Steve Gravdahl Class of 1968
Army, 2 Years Air Defense Artillery stationed in Germany
Thomas Ripley Class of 1975
Army, 20+ Years Maintenance Technician, Maintenance Control Supervisor
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