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

Allen (Ray) Sturdevant
Allen (Ray) Sturdevant Class of 1965
Army, 20+ Years
Served in the USMC during the Vietnam era. Served 30 years active and reserve US Army. Retured as a Colonel (0-6) in 2007.
Art Oxley
Art Oxley Class of 1959
Air Force, 20+ Years
First West Point Academy where Art chose to fly with Air Force after graduating '63. Retired as a Colonel in Air Force. Pic is of husband Art as a newbe 2ndLt.
Blaise S. Mo
Blaise S. Mo Class of 1977
Army, 20+ Years
Joined the Idaho Army National Guard after high school graduation as a medic, went to Officer Candidate School, then, after college graduation, to the Colorado Army National Guard where he was a Military Police Officer with assignments as platoon leader, company commander, and battalion commander. He was mobilized in 1991 as an operations officer at a EPW camp in Saudi Arabia during Operation Desert Storm. He is now a USAR Colonel in Washington State with over 30 years of experience, pending retirement next year.
Corey Rudolph
Corey Rudolph Class of 1993
National Guard, 3 Years
13 echo
Elaine Duncan Childress
Elaine Duncan Childress Class of 1977
Air Force, 12 Years
USAF- Feb 1980 to Sep 1992, Stationed in San Antonio, TX; Osan Korea; Great Falls Montana; Spokane, Washington;Guam, and Edwards AFB, Calif.; Honorable Separation in 1992
Frank marler
Frank marler Class of 1955
Navy, 20+ Years
Two tours in vietn
Greg Murnock
Greg Murnock Class of 1986
Air Force, 13 Years
12 Years active duty Laboratory Tech for 8 then to Medical Systems last 4 - finishing @ Air Force Academy.
Ismael Razo
Ismael Razo Class of 2004
Air Force, 14 Years
14+ years of distinguished service. With the pleasure of traveling to every continent on gods green earth. Sgt Razo plans on staying in until his 20 years.
James (Dan) Turley
James (Dan) Turley Class of 1977
Air Force, 20+ Years
Active Duty 1987-1995 Hill AFB and Upper Heyford England Utah Air National Guard 1995 - 2007, served in Iraq 2005-2006 and Washington DC 2006 Air Force Reserves 2007-Present
James (Dan) Turley
James (Dan) Turley Class of 1977
Air Force, 20+ Years
Served in Iraq, Operation Iraqi Freedom South America, Operation Southern Comfort Washington DC, Operation Noble Eagal 10 years Active Duty 10 years Utah Air Nation Guard 2 years Air Force Reserves
Katherine Hunter
Katherine Hunter Class of 1983
Army, 4 Years
Basic Training in Ft McClellan, Alabama, MOS Training in Pensacola, Florida, 1st Duty Station Ft Mead, Maryland, Last Duty Station Augsburg, Germany. Military Intelligence, O5K/98K Non-Morse Interceptor, Top Secret Clearance, Good Conduct Medal, Honorable Discharge.
Mickey Mitani
Mickey Mitani Class of 1975
Air Force, 20+ Years
Served 22 years from Jan 78 to Jan 00. Flight Simulator Specialist 1978-81, Computer Programmer 1981-2000. Stationed at Chanute AFB, IL, McChord AFB, WA, Offutt AFB, NE and the Pentagon.
Richard H. Merrill
Richard H. Merrill Class of 1956
Air Force, 20+ Years
Pilot, Air Traffic Controller and Program Manager for Systems Testing and Development . Prior to the Air Force served 8-9 years with the Army National Guard in Poky Idaho for a total of 30 years in the military with a tour in the Vietnam War.
Richard Peterson (Rick Peterson in High School)
Richard Peterson (Rick Peterson in High School) Class of 1978
Air Force, 16 Years
I was in the Air Force and stationed in Germany during Operation Desert Shield which turned into Desert Storm for the liberation of Kuwait I trained as a Personnel Specialist and then retrained into Air Traffic Control after the civilian controllers went on strike during the Reagan administration and I spent the next 11 years in air traffic control and became certified as a supervisor in the control tower and also a radar final controller before separating in 1993
Robert "Biker Bob" Akers
Robert "Biker Bob" Akers Class of 1972
Army, 4 Years
1st Aviation Brigade, Long Binh & Saigon, South Vietnam 1972-1973
Robert Laney.  ( Haskins)
Robert Laney. ( Haskins) Class of 1951
Navy, 4 Years
Boot camp in San Diego Class A radioman school in San Diego 18 months at naval communication center on Guan Class A school for teletypewriter school in San Diego Served on USS Whetstone in the Far East until my discharge in 1955. I then went to college in Colorado - majored in math and education. Taught math for 14 years then went into school administration. Retired in 1992.
Robert Wood
Robert Wood Class of 1968
Navy, 20+ Years
Retired Chief Hospital Corpsman Served in San Diego, Whidby Island, Vietnam (Kilo 3/1 Marines) Denver, Camp Pendleton, Okinawa,Georgia, Philipines, abd New Orleans
Val Hansen
Val Hansen Class of 1969
Army, 20+ Years
Served as an Ordnance Ammunition Officer in Germany, Korea, and the United States

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Class of '77

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Looking for Gary

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