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
Barbara Henley Rosell Class of 1980
Army, 3 Years Served as an Administrative Specilist Oct 1980-1983; boot camp and AIT at Ft.Jackson SC, 18 months in Germany, 12 months Ft.Lewis, WA.
Bob McGee Class of 1976
Navy, 13 Years HT1
christopher smith Class of 1991
Army, 9 Years airborne infantry/ MP corrections
Dale Puett Class of 1956
Marine Corps, 20+ Years Retired 30 years as CWO4.
Danny Bobo Class of 1967
Army, 3 Years Drafted 03/30/70, ETS 12/15/73. Electronic repairman for light air defense artillery,(Chaparral missile systems and Vulcan 20mm gatling gun.) MOS 27F20. Assigned to 157th Ordnance Detachment, attached to 725th Maintenance Battalion of the 25th Infantry Division at Schofield Barracks, Hawaii. MOS 27F20.
Eric R Dye Class of 1971
Army, 20+ Years Four years on Active Duty as a German Linguist; spent almost six years in Reserves while pursuing an education; and back on Active Duty as a Chaplain for another 18+ years.
Eric Stevenson Class of 1999
Navy, 9 Years Served as an Engineman 2nd class petty officer, and 3 ship deployments and 1 tour 14 months to Afghanistan.
Ernest Blohm Class of 1966
Marine Corps, 2 Years Vietnam Veteran 1968-1970 3rd Marine Division, 9th MT.
Jack Hughes Class of 1982
Army, 20+ Years Retired after 20 years. 12 years active, 3 in the Reserves, 5+ in the National Guard. Did 2 combat tours, 1 in Afghanistan right after 9-11 and the other in Iraq in 2008.
Jacob Lopez Class of 1999
Army, 10 Years Currently Serving in the US Army as a recruiter. While in the Infantry, I deployed 4 times, 3 of which were wars.
james brown Class of 1964
Army, 3 Years heavy truck driver
John Nicholson Class of 1987
Navy, 4 Years Served on board the USS Whipple FF-1062,stationed out of PearlHarbor,Hawaii.Served in Operation Desert Storm.Worked in the engine room as a propulsion tech.1987-1991
John Stewart Barron Class of 1963
Marine Corps, 20+ Years United States Marine Corps Master Sergeant, Retired 1983 Electronics Maintenance:1969-1983, MACG-38, MACG-18, MCCES. Avionics Technician 1964-1969, MAG-26, MAG-16 RVN 1966/1967
MARK A. HANLEY Class of 1971
Air Force, 20+ Years USAF Security Police, SAC Elite Guard, USAFR Air Reserve Technician (Ran Security Police Unit) at Travis AFB, CA for 11 Years, until I retired in 1994. Travel a;ot with Enroute Security for USAF Aircraft, recalled to Active Duty for Desert Storm 1990-1991.
MARK A. HANLEY Class of 1971
Air Force, 20+ Years Served in the SAC Elite Guard, Air Force reserve, and an Air Reerve Technician. Recalled to Active Duty for Desert Storm. Retired in 1994.
Mark E. Delmage Class of 1972
Navy, 4 Years BM3, Asroc Guard
Michael Jackson Class of 1997
Army, 3 Years Infantry. Went to Bosnia and Iraq. Was Stationed on Ft. Drum in NY. Got my Expert Infantryman's badge. I am proud of all who have and are currently serving.
michael w metzcus Class of 1956
Army, 3 Years US ARMY GERMANY
michael young Class of 1990
Navy, 4 Years Navy Hospital Corpsman 1991-1995 First Gulf War
Richard Henderson Class of 1961
Air Force, 4 Years Missile Maintenance, Strategic Air Command.
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