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

Chester Renskers
Chester Renskers Class of 1966
Air Force, 4 Years
Crash Rescue Fire Dept. stationed in california and alaska honorable discharge 1972
Christopher Cobb
Christopher Cobb Class of 2006
Air Force, 3 Years
USAF Security Forces. Still serving today in Europe and the CONUS.
Dave Peninger
Dave Peninger Class of 1979
Army, 20+ Years
Paratrooper, 82nd Airborne DIV., 1SG/E-8, 3 battle campaigns, Ft. Bragg, NC, CONUS, Germany, Panama, Silver Star, MSM, Purple Heart, 12 other decorations, drill instructor, jungle warfare instructor, master parachutist
Dirk Caudle
Dirk Caudle Class of 1980
Navy, 20+ Years
Naval Aviator. Retired LCDR. NAS Pensacola,FL NAS Whiting Field, FL NAS Corpus Christi, Tx NAS Barbers Point, HI NAS New Orleans, LA
Gary Stanley
Gary Stanley Class of 1967
Army, 2 Years
Army Infantry/Recon 1yr Vietnam
Joe Curry
Joe Curry Class of 2000
Navy, 5 Years
Served on the USS Kitty Hawk from 2004 to 2008 in Yokosuka, Japan. And now serving at Pacom Jioc in Pearl harbor, Hawaii
Lance Bell
Lance Bell Class of 1985
Army, 4 Years
Generator mechanic
Pat Buccaneer
Pat Buccaneer Class of 1963
Army Reserves, 20+ Years
Served in the 104th Infantry Division, first as enlisted, and then a commissioned officer for 28 years. Company Command was my favorite job followed by Company training officer. Served also as Battalion S-1, S-3, S-4, and Brigade S-1. I was the first woman in the history of Divison to serve as S-3 - Training and Ops officer. We were a training division - Basic and OSUT - the Timberwolves - famed night fighters in WWII, attached to Patton's Army throughtout the Battle of the Bulge and Ramagen. A long and proud history!
Pat Buccaneer
Pat Buccaneer Class of 1963
Army Reserves, 20+ Years
Enlisted, direct commission. Command and Staff slots at Company, Battalion and Brigade level. Graduate of Command and Staff College. Activated during Grenada, Panama, Desert Storm. Stationed at: Ft. McCellan, Alabama Ft. Leonard Wood, Mo Ft. Lewis, WA. Ft. Benning, GA Ft. Jackson, S.C. Ft. Benjamin Harrsion, IN Ft. Dix, NJ Ft. Sill, OK Ft. Ord, CA
Rick Brewer
Rick Brewer Class of 2000
Navy, 4 Years
Machinist Mate Second Class USS George Washington
Rick Covic
Rick Covic Class of 1975
Navy, 2 Years
Mess Managaement Specialist. Went to NTC San Diego for Boot Camp & Mess Management School. Stationed on Midway Island from 1976 to April of 1977. Discharged with an Honorable Discharge at Treasure island Naval Base California.
Ross Ellis
Ross Ellis Class of 2002
Coast Guard, 6 Years
Enlisted in the US Coast Guard in 2007. Currently serving as a Boatswains Mate Second Class. Served at CGSTA Tillamook Bay, OR, USCGC Liberty, Juneau AK, and CGSTA Bodega Bay, CA.
William Martel
William Martel Class of 2000
Navy, 9 Years
Currently Training the newest sailors as a Drill Instructor at the Navy's only BOOT CAMP in Chicago Illinois.

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