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
April Martinez (McLeod) Class of 1998
Army, 7 Years Deployed in support of Operation Enduring Freedom for 16 months. Raised school suppiles and did humanitarian missions to Afghan girls schools. Current MOS (job) is Chemical Operations but currently serving as platoon sergeant for wounded warriors.
Arthur (AJ) Zingler Class of 2001
Air Force, 6 Years Para Rescue
Bart Umentum Class of 1986
Navy, 17 Years Commander, USN
bernie demerath Class of 1976
Army, 20+ Years chaplain assistant
Brett Heuvelman Class of 1988
Marine Corps, 20+ Years Retired Gunnery Sergeant, USMC
Brian Belson Class of 1977
Army, 20+ Years Completed medical school on Navy scholarship and served 10 years. Now in the Army, deployed for Operation Iraqi Freedom as a general surgeon, but on staff in DC as an OB/GYN
Brian Belson Class of 1977
Army, 20+ Years Deployed again, 2013-14, Operation Enduring Freedom, this time in Afghanistan.
Brian Zirbel Class of 1979
Navy, 15 Years Commander, Supply Corps, U.S. Navy
cathy (dunaway) wilson Class of 1979
Navy, 18 Years Served as a Resue Swimmer (SAR) while aboard my 4 ships, and while on shore duty, served as a lifeguard for the US Navy Seals program, in my part time earned most of my prerecs for my bsn degree
Chris Rentmeester Class of 2000
Navy, 6 Years Amphibiuos
Cory J. Collard Class of 1999
Army Reserves, 16 Years Enlisted 1998 and Commissioned 2006 in the Medical Service Corp. Served OEF 2009-2010 and Currently Command 410th Medical Logistics Company in Milwaukee, WI.
Jackie Caelwaerts Class of 2004
Army, 5 Years Mechanic
Jodie Cornell Class of 1989
Army, 8 Years Served from 1990-1998 at various locations (Fort Gordon, GA; Fort Jackson, SC; Fort Huachuca, AZ; Macdill AFB, FL; Camp Humphreys, South Korea; Danner Kassern, K-town, Germany, etc, etc...)
Jodie Cornell (Marzett) Class of 1989
Army, 8 Years Served in the Gulf War and Operations Desert Fox, Desert Strike, Desert Fox and Enduring Freedom. Served in Germany, S. Korea, Georgia, Arizona, Florida, and South Carolina and currently works as a civilian in the Dept. of Defense.
Jon Hilla Class of 2005
Navy, 1 Years Aviation Weapon/Bomb Speacialist
Justin Borski Class of 2003
Army, 5 Years military police
Kelly Snyder Class of 2004
Air Force, 3 Years 2 years enlisted in finance in Anchorage, Alaska. Currently a sophomore at the US Air Force Academy
Mark Madary Class of 1998
Air Force, 8 Years Currently stationed in New Mexico
Michael J. Hinz Class of 1982
Army, 20+ Years Active Army-Army Reserves-Saudi-Bosnia
Monti TylerLee Smith Sr Class of 1986
Army, 8 Years Airborne, Air Assault, originally enlisted and made SGT/E5 in 2 yrs, later contracted with MO NG SMP SR ROTC and commissioned 2LT/0-1, Desert Shield/Desert Storm veteran
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