Military Alumni

Military Alumni

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

Andrew Kovach
Andrew Kovach Class of 1944
Navy, 2 Years
Motor Machinist 3rd Class Diesel Mechanic
Daner Reider
Daner Reider Class of 1959
Air Force, 20+ Years
Early Commission 1965, military medical internship after Medical School in 1967, Air Force medical residency in Aerospace Medicine, served in Vietnam War 1972-73, left active duty after 10 years in 1975 and spent rest of career in Air Guard and Reserves. Served in Desert Storm in 1991 Retired as Colonel in the Medical Corps in March 2001 with 36 years total federal military service.
Deborah Mayes Britt
Deborah Mayes Britt Class of 1985
Marine Corps, 20+ Years
Attained the rank of Master Sergeant and retired from active duty on January 2006.
Don Watkins
Don Watkins Class of 1969
Navy, 20+ Years
Commissioned 1976 Designated a Naval Aviator 1977 Retired 2000 at the rank of Navy Captain 3,500 Hours flying A-6 Intruder 1,500 Carrier Landings on board 10 different aircraft carriers. Commanding Officer Attack Squadron 115 1991-1993 Operations Officer Battle Forces 7th Fleet 1997 Staff of the Chief of Naval Operations 1993-1996, 1998-2000 Combat Tours to the Mediterranean and Persian Gulf Awards include: Legion of Merit and Air Medal with Combat Distinguishing Device
Elaine Bowman
Elaine Bowman Class of 1978
Air Force, 20+ Years
United States Air Force Security Police/Security Forces, Anti-Terrorism/Force Protection NCO, NCOIC Combat Arms (Rangemaster) - Firearms Instructor
Elaine Bowman
Elaine Bowman Class of 1978
Air Force, 20+ Years
Still serving - currently the firing rangemaster at Dobbins Air Reserve Base, GA. I have been with Security Police (now Security Forces) my entire career.
Gary Watt
Gary Watt Class of 1961
Air Force, 20+ Years
Enlisted in April 1962 Basic Training at Lackland AFB, TX Tech School at Keesler AFB, MS Electronic Countermeasures (ECM)/ Electronic Warfare Systems (EWS) Technician/Instructor on B-52D/G/H, F-4C/ D/E/G, F-105G, B-57B/C/D/G, B-66C/E Stationed in Michigan, Washington state, California. Stationed in Thailand, Vietnam, Philippines, Germany Egypt, Kenya Retured on December 1, 1982 at Mather AFB, CA
Gary Watt
Gary Watt Class of 1961
Air Force, 20+ Years
Vietnam Veteran
James H Graham
James H Graham Class of 1955
Army, 2 Years
Spec. 4, 42 Artillery, Fire Direction Controller, Ft Lewis, Washington.
Lawrence Lollar
Lawrence Lollar Class of 1972
Navy, 4 Years
Stationed at Newport, Rhode Island 1/1977 - 5/1977; NAS Chase Field 5/1977 - 3/1981
Mahlon Fegley
Mahlon Fegley Class of 1965
Army, 2 Years
Drafted in 1967 and served in Vietnam from 2/5/68 to 3/17/69 in the Americal Division.
Marc G. Freeman
Marc G. Freeman Class of 1965
Navy, 4 Years
Began my Navy service at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes,IL. After boot camp, I spent the next 4 years traveling the world. Made 2 Med cruises, numerous Carribbean cruises and my final year of duty a Western Pacific Cruise(Vietnam and the far East).
Mark Reidler
Mark Reidler Class of 1982
Army, 20+ Years
Retired
Mark Reidler
Mark Reidler Class of 1982
Army, 20+ Years
Retired
Michael  P. Murphy
Michael P. Murphy Class of 1978
Navy, 20+ Years
Joined in FEB 1981, Navy, Naval Reserves, PA Army National Guard. Enlisted, NCO, Chief Warrant Officer 2, OEF, Hurricanes Katrina & Rita, Global War on Terrorism, Republican National Convention, Snow Storm, Y2K Still Serving...
Randy E. Barger
Randy E. Barger Class of 1980
Navy, 5 Years
Served aboard USS Piedmont AD-17 2 Years Served Naval Military Personnel Command 3.5 Years. Ordered data circuitry orders for Project Desert Shield. IS functions Good Conduct Medal, Battle E Ribbon Honorable Discharge
Randy Felker
Randy Felker Class of 1983
Army, 11 Years
Military Police Corps
rich hillegass
rich hillegass Class of 1964
Army, 2 Years
Sergeant, combat radio operator, 1st Air Cavalry, South Vietnam 1967
rich hillegass
rich hillegass Class of 1964
Army, 2 Years
Sergent E-5 Served one year in Vietnam with the 1st Air Cavalry.
Richard Antrim
Richard Antrim Class of 1964
Army, 2 Years
Served from November 1969 to November 1971 in a Pershing missile unit in Germany.

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Terry Wagner
Class of '76

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