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
amos eugene hammack Class of 1966
Army, 2 Years Vietnam 1969-1970 spc 4-cook 73rd surv airplane co
Brandon Bott Class of 2004
Navy, 4 Years Nuclear Electronics Technician 2nd Class
Charlie Pagel Class of 1977
Marine Corps, 20+ Years Entered in March of 1981 and Retired as a Chief Warrant Officer in April of 2001
Clifford Morse Class of 1971
Army, 12 Years Served as an Infantry Officer in various combat units throughout Europe and CONUS. Acquisition officer that assisted in the development/life cycle management of various ADA weapn systems. As a DOD civilian deployed 2003 and 2005-2011 to support Operations Enduring Freedom and Iraqi Freedom.
CRAIG FERGUSON Class of 1968
Army, 4 Years CRAIG JOINED WHEN HE WAS 17 DURING THE VIETNAM ERA WITH HIS TWIN BRUE AND FIVE OTHER BUDDIES FROM R. U. CRAIG WAS A TANK DRIVER AND REPAIR MAN . HE GUARDED THE EAST BERLIN WALL WHEN IT WAS UP.. IT WAS A VERY DANGEROUS JOB... WE WERE SO PROUD OF HIM AND BRUCE . CRAIG MARRIED HIS HIGH SCHOOL SWEET HEART CORI PALO AND HAD FOUR CHILDREN. AND MANY GRAND KIDS. LIVES ON THE LAKE... CORI PASSED AWAY FIVE YRS AGO OF LUNG CANCER . HE MISSES HER SO MUCH . THEY WERE MARRIED RIGHT OUT OF HIGH SCHOOL UNTIL HER DEATH ..HE NEVER REMARRIED... SHE WAS THE LOVE OF HIS LIVE
dale wells Class of 1961
Air Force, 4 Years crash recovery vietnam 1968
Daniel Harrison Class of 1963
Army, 3 Years enlisted 1963 .....discharged 1965
Diana asiala rahe Class of 1978
Army, 20+ Years Army @ Army National Guard. Military Police in the 9th inf .also first Female of 4 to Man Stockade @ Ft. Lewis Washington.., 165th MP co @ Fischbach Germany.. Truck driver in Desert Storm , Bosnia / Deployed to Hurricanes / unit clerk (first female in Engineer Co. ect.....
Fred Kempster Class of 1972
Army, 11 Years US Air Force 1973 - 1977 (VNam 1975 fall of Saigon - Apr 29, '75) US Army 1981 - 1987 (Commisioned 1982)
George S. Shileikis Class of 1971
Navy, 20+ Years Served aboard three Guided Missile Cruisers, the USS England, USS Dewey and USS Jouett while serving in both the Viet Nam and Gulf Wars. Sailed the globe thrice over and advanced to the rank of E9, Command Master Chief.
Jeanie (Dennis) Beal Class of 1972
Army, 12 Years I served in the Army as a broadcast journalist. My service took me to Korea, Okinawa and Germany, as well as many countries in between.
John Koch Class of 1977
Navy, 16 Years Machinery Repairman 1st. Class
John Morse Class of 1941
Navy, 4 Years Seaman aboard USS Rainier AE5 ammunition ship arming US Navy ships during the battles of World War II. John Morse 19321 Kinloch Redford, MI 48240
Masayki Yonezawa Class of 1997
Army, 8 Years Army Reserve Deployed to Iraq 2004-2005
Michael (Tim) Hickey Class of 1962
Air Force, 4 Years Airborne Electronics Maintenance Technician EC-121 H, 551st. AEW Otis Air Force Base MA.
Michael Heaton Class of 1964
Army, 2 Years Served in Vietnam with MACV in 1968 & 1969. Awarded a Combat Infantry Badge, Bronze Star, and Vietnamese Bronze Star.
Michelle Lilygren (Kaufmann) Class of 1989
Army, 11 Years Served as an Army Engineer for 11 years and now I'm back home in Michigan after living all over the United States and Europe.
MIKE POWERS Class of 1961
Air Force, 4 Years IN BERLIN , GERMANY DURING THE COLD WAR
Nancy L Duffus (Palmquist) Class of 1961
Army, 8 Years Cpt Army Nurse Corp
Robert Reed Class of 1965
Navy, 20+ Years Enlisted in 1967. Went through NESEP (Naval Program) and became an officer in 1974. Flew in antiisubmarine warfare planes during Cold War. Served at the US Space Command in Colorado Springs. Retired in 1968.
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In Memory of Gerald Gilbert - Class of 1971
It is with great sadness I announce that my brother, Gerald A. Gilbert, Sr., has passed. He died in his home on May 29,...