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

Amanda R Keener
Amanda R Keener Class of 1998
Army, 8 Years
Served 8 years active duty to include overseas deployments
Andrew Neighbor
Andrew Neighbor Class of 2006
Air Force, 6 Years
security forces
Benjamin S. OBrien(Shelton)
Benjamin S. OBrien(Shelton) Class of 1966
Marine Corps, 12 Years
Vietnam 66,67,68-was in marine air group 36 as a door gunner on UH-1,then a crew chief,during test offensive I received Bronze Star and Purple Heart as a result of being shot down,am now 100%disabled by Uncle Sam,but I still love the Marine Corps.
Bill hutchison
Bill hutchison Class of 1981
Marine Corps, 6 Years
Motor transport / mechanic
Bob Bolen
Bob Bolen Class of 1967
Army, 3 Years
Brian McClain
Brian McClain Class of 1983
Navy, 4 Years
Hull Maintenance Tech 2nd Class on board the USS John F. Kennedy CV-67 and USNS Gen. William O. Darby
Chad Aaron Susil
Chad Aaron Susil Class of 1995
Army, 2 Years
servied in Kuwait just last year in states now in Ft Lewis Washington
Chance Shaw
Chance Shaw Class of 2007
Air Force, 1 Years
A1C in the United States Air Force..Living on Eielson AFB, AK...Aerospace Medical Technician as a duty title. Kinda like an LPN and EMT mixed together.
Charlie Kreider
Charlie Kreider Class of 1966
Army, 2 Years
Vietnam 69&70
Crystal Watson
Crystal Watson Class of 2006
National Guard, 6 Years
6 years with the Akron-Canton Aviation Unit. 638th ASB.
Dan E Helmick
Dan E Helmick Class of 1966
Air Force, 4 Years
One year Vietnam
Dan Hothem
Dan Hothem Class of 1966
Army, 2 Years
Vietnam 1971
Daniel miller
Daniel miller Class of 1975
Air Force, 13 Years
Greatest time of my life. I Traveled all over the world including Europe and south east asia!
David Carter
David Carter Class of 2000
Army, 4 Years
I was in the 82nd Airborn and served in Afghanistan and Iraq.
David E. Bechtol
David E. Bechtol Class of 1970
Army, 2 Years
Adjutant Generals Office - Washinton D.C. Vietnam Nam Era
David Holdsworth
David Holdsworth Class of 1990
Navy, 4 Years
Cryptologic Technician. Stationed aboard the USS Paul F. Foster (DD-964) home ported in Long Beach, California. Was part of two western pacific and middle east deployments. I have been to Canada, Hawaii, Guam, Singapore, Thailand, Sri Lanka, Kuwait, Bahrain, United Arab Emirates, Hong Kong, Indonesia, and Australia.
Douglas C. Hartsook
Douglas C. Hartsook Class of 1977
Air Force, 4 Years
Air Survelience Computer Technician onboard AWACs
Dustin N. Edgell
Dustin N. Edgell Class of 2012
Air Force, 3 Years
Aerospace Ground Equipment
Erik Smalley
Erik Smalley Class of 1990
Army, 8 Years
U.S. Army Airborne. served in 10th Mountain Div, 1st Armored Div, 4th Infantry Div, and 425th Civil Affairs. Trained in Air Defense, Signal, and CA/PSYOPS.
Erik Snyder
Erik Snyder Class of 1998
Air Force, 9 Years
I’m currently serving as a budget analyst at Tinker AFB in Oklahoma. In April of 2008 I will be going to Korea for a year and then I'll be off to Germany for another 3 years.

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River View High School Classmates

Dustin Mathias
Class of '07

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