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

Command Master Chief Billy J. Hill
Command Master Chief Billy J. Hill Class of 1981
Navy, 20+ Years
Completed 30 years of Naval Service
Damon L. Bennett
Damon L. Bennett Class of 1991
Marine Corps, 8 Years
81mm Mortar
Army, 4 Years
world war II
Joe Jones
Joe Jones Class of 1960
Marine Corps, 4 Years
Vietnam Vet !965.1966,Sgt.US Marines,18 yrs with the Washington DC Police Dept. Present Sports Comm. Boys and Girls Club,Living in the State of Maryland since 1968
joe l.young
joe l.young Class of 1961
Army, 20+ Years
vietnam veteran...airborne paratrooper...commander in the 82nd airborne division...retired with the rank of a pastor in the methodist church in N.C.
Joseph Jones Jr (joe)
Joseph Jones Jr (joe) Class of 1964
Marine Corps, 4 Years
Service in Vietnam 1965,1966 with the 1st Bat.9th Marines
Lee A. Stevenson
Lee A. Stevenson Class of 1967
Air Force, 4 Years
Served as an Air Traffic Controller mostly in Southeast Asia as well as in Ohio and Alabama.
Lionel Ralph Willoughby
Lionel Ralph Willoughby Class of 1968
Army, 2 Years
Station at fort Greely,Alaska, near Fairbanks, train the troops in winter warfare.
Ralph Lionel Willoughby
Ralph Lionel Willoughby Class of 1968
Army, 2 Years
Cold Weather Warfare.
Reverend Dr. Willie Mason
Reverend Dr. Willie Mason Class of 1961
Army, 6 Years
Served with HQ, 320th Artillery, 101st Airborne Division at Fort Campbell, KY from 1962-66 and then with the 6th Psychological Operations Battalion in Saigon, VN
Robert E. Hodges
Robert E. Hodges Class of 1946
Army, 20+ Years
159th Field Artillery Battalion, 25th Infantry Division Artillery US Army Signal School
Stephan Glenn Johnson
Stephan Glenn Johnson Class of 1957
Air Force, 20+ Years
After graduating from Phillips, I earned a BS degree in Engineering Science from North Central College, Naperville, Illinois. I received a Masters in Industrial Relations from Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa. I am also a graduate of the Armed Forces National Security Management School and the Minnesota Management Institute (University of Minnesota). I have worked for several leading companies such as Boeing in Aerospace industry as a Mechanical Engineer; the U. S. Air Force as a Research and Development Project Officer and Pilot; Procter & Gamble as an Industrial Engineer; Pioneer Hi-Bred as a Production Manager; and as a Human Resources Manager in the paper, food and agricultural seed industries. I am a Statistical Process Control Consultant. Currently I am an Adjunct Instructor in Business Administration for Simpson College and Des Moines Area Community College. I currently hold a license as a FAA Certified Flight Instructor. I am Vice-President of the Central Iowa Military Retiree Council, Past Chairperson of the Des Moines Chamber of Commerce Diversity Committee, member of the Air Force Association, Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA), and the Military Officers Association of America. I have traveled in almost every state in the union. I have lived in ten different states for extended periods, both rural and urban areas. I have traveled in Europe, Asia, and South America. I have been married to the former Thomasine Edwards (class of 1959), Illinois for 53 years. She received her undergraduate degree from the State University of New York and her graduate degree from the University of Wisconsin. I am the father of Stephan Glenn Jr. (spouse, Lisa) and Kenneth Thomas (spouse, Diane). Tomi and I have four grandchildren Marcus, Alexander, Stephan III, and Emily.
Terry Austin
Terry Austin Class of 1978
Army, 20+ Years
would like photo of terry Austin, he is currently serving in the US army in Kabul Afghanistan as a captain, graduated from Phillip Academy in Chicago in to know if he is still alive or not
Tyrone Blackshire
Tyrone Blackshire Class of 1970
Army, 2 Years
Tyrone Calvin Blackshire
Tyrone Calvin Blackshire Class of 1970
Army, 2 Years
Willie Tubbs
Willie Tubbs Class of 1982
Marine Corps, 20+ Years
I served in the United States Marine Corps from January 16, 1984 to July 31, 2004. I was an Engineer Equipment Operator, Engineer Equipment Chief, Maintenance Management Supervisor, Ground Safety Manager, Driver Improvement Instructor, Platoon Sergeant, Platoon Commander and Company Gunnery Sergeant. I served on the east coast, west coast and in Okinawa Japan. I also served in Kuwait and Iraq in 2003. I'm a Life Memeber of VFW Post #888 and a member of The American Legion Post# 595

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