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

Alan Blanc
Alan Blanc Class of 1973
Air Force, 4 Years
Medical Administrative Specialist, AFSC 90650, Lackland AFB for Boot Camp, Sheppard AFB for Tech School, Chanute AFB for permanent party base.
Alexandra Dunham
Alexandra Dunham Class of 2000
National Guard, 8 Years
Deployed: KOSOVO-2003-2004 AFGHANISTAN-2008-2009
Billy Pingleton
Billy Pingleton Class of 1984
Air Force, 20+ Years
Retired in 2005, after 22 years. Was a medic, and did tours in Iraq, saudi Arabia, Sierra Leon Africa, Europe, and several places that I can't say. Retired at Offutt AFB Ne, and stayed in Omaha area. Married Krista, the love of my life.
Chad Lancaster
Chad Lancaster Class of 1991
Army, 8 Years
Cargo Specialist/Load Master-88H. Basic at Ft. Leonardwood, MO,. AIT at Ft. Eustice, VA and Ft. Story, VA.. Reserves in Granite City, IL at Melvin A. Price Support Center.
Charles Coe
Charles Coe Class of 2001
Air Force, 5 Years
Pararescueman Air Force Cross Defense Meritorious Service Medal Presidential Unit Citation Meritorious Unit Commendation Combat Readiness Medal Air Force Recognition Ribbon
Deborah Krieger
Deborah Krieger Class of 1972
Navy Reserves, 20+ Years
Served in Guam, Japan, Rota Spain, Djibouti, Africa, Moscow and USS Gonzalez (DDG-66). Retired in 2013 with 27 great years, proud to have served.
Dominic Cipriano
Dominic Cipriano Class of 1997
Army, 4 Years
Army Active Duty 98H - Morse Code Interceptor
Gale Freed
Gale Freed Class of 1973
Air Force, 6 Years
1993 to 1979. Loved my Air Force years. Married to a former marine who also loved his military years.
Gary S Bross
Gary S Bross Class of 1970
Army, 6 Years
I spent most of my career at Aberdeen Proving Ground. My wife and me spent the summers on the beach with my buddies. Some times with their wives or girl friends.
Jay D Rovin
Jay D Rovin Class of 1962
Marine Corps, 3 Years
I was with the 1st LAAM BN Hawk Missile in Vietnam 1965.After Vietnam I was a instructor at the HAWK Missile School 29 Palms,CA..Left the service as a Sgt E5 in 1967. I joined the St. Louis County Police Department in 1969 and retired in 1999 after 30 years.I now volunteer at Wings Of Hope at Spirit of St. Louis Airport.
Keshee Brown
Keshee Brown Class of 2002
Army, 9 Years
I am currently full-time Army National Guard. I've been in for 9 years so far and i just signed back up for 3 more.
Mark M. Elder
Mark M. Elder Class of 1968
Marine Corps, 2 Years
Vietnam Veteran; 1 Tour, 1970-71
Marshall Coleman
Marshall Coleman Class of 1999
Air Force, 9 Years
Air Force Comm
Patrick Roth
Patrick Roth Class of 1966
Army, 2 Years
Ft Riley, KS and Augsburg, GR. Drafted in Dec of 1966 and rotated out in Nov. 1968. Spent my time in Germany in hospitals rolling plaster casts for orthopedic surgeons in Augsburg. Left the service as a specialist E-5
Rick Wright
Rick Wright Class of 1971
Air Force, 20+ Years
Scott AFB IL, Taipei Taiwan, George AFB CA, Shemya AK, Hickam AFB HI, Wright-Patt OH, Tokyo Japan
Rory Baum
Rory Baum Class of 1966
Marine Corps, 2 Years
I last saw Rory when he was leaving for Viet Nam in the spring of 1969 after I completed my military obligation in the U S Army. Sadly , I later found out he was killed sometime later that year in combat in Viet Nem,... R I P
Scott Gregory
Scott Gregory Class of 1983
Army, 10 Years
Just your basic Infantryman for 10 years (11B/11MC2) OJT'ed as 11D20 (Recon) for a year. Visited the lovely countries of Saudi Arabia (3 times)/Kuwait (3 times)/Iraq (2 times)/Germany/France/England/Austria/Holland (blast) and lived in the states of; CA, GA, MO, TX, & AL. After 10yrs--had enough!
Steve Tigges
Steve Tigges Class of 1974
Air Force, 20+ Years
Bagram Afghanistan 2007. Chillin
Steven Powell
Steven Powell Class of 1987
Navy, 17 Years
Main Propulsion Assistant USS FLETCHER DD-992 1992 - 1996 University of Texas NROTC Assistant Professor 1996 - 1999 Operations Officer USS MILIUS DDG - 69 1999 - 2001 US Naval Reserves 2001 - Present Commanding Officer 2005 - 2007 Operation Iraqi Freedong 2008 - 2009
Steven Powell
Steven Powell Class of 1987
Navy, 17 Years
Served as Main Propulsion Assistant onboard USS FLETCHER DD-992 and as the Operations Officer onboard USS MILIUS DDG-69. Shore tour teaching Leadership and Navigation at the University of Texas. Mobilized to Iraq in 2008 for 14 months serving as Chief of Staff for electric reconstruction on the Commanding General Multi-National Forces staff.

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