Military Alumni

Military Alumni

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

Brian R. Peterson
Brian R. Peterson Class of 1989
Marine Corps, 13 Years
Major - US Marines OSU Grad Pilot - CH46 Sea Knight Helicopter One tour of duty - Afghanistan Two tours of duty - Iraq Bronze Star-Combat in Iraq in 2003
Christopher Blakeslee
Christopher Blakeslee Class of 1991
Army, 10 Years
Iraq Freedom war vet and OIF III, M1A1 Tank gunner.
Dannette (Martin) Grant
Dannette (Martin) Grant Class of 1990
Marine Corps, 8 Years
44/21/0121 August 1990 - January 1998
David S Neroda
David S Neroda Class of 1958
National Guard, 17 Years
Served in OH National Guard in Armored Cavalry Unit. Served in AZ National Guard in Infantry, Military Police and Headquarters Units. Employed by AZ USP&FO as Computer Systems Analyst. Recipient of Meritorius Service Medal. Retired as CW-3.
David S Neroda
David S Neroda Class of 1958
Army, 17 Years
Served in OH and AZ Army National Guard in Armored Cavalry, Infantry, Military Police, Quartermaster and Headquarters units. Served on numerous active duty tours in at the Pentagon and National Guard Bureau in Washington, DC, VA, KY, and CA. Awarded the Meritorius Service Medal. Retired as Chief Warrant Officer 3.
Douglas Fuhrer
Douglas Fuhrer Class of 1988
Air Force, 20+ Years
Combat Search and Rescue/Special Operations "These things we do that others may live"
Gail H. Skinner
Gail H. Skinner Class of 1962
Navy, 5 Years
I served from July, 1965 to July, 1970. I had duty assignments on three ships: U.S.S. Diachenko APD-123 [Oct. 1965 to May 1966] U.S.S. Isbell DD-869 [Dec 1966 to Feb 1969] U.S.S. Blue DD-744 [Feb 1969 to June 1970] While on the three ships, I made several cruises to Vietnam and was part of various operations there.
george h. wise
george h. wise Class of 1967
Army, 3 Years
served 1968-1971 viet nam 1968-1969
Harry Shoaf
Harry Shoaf Class of 1966
Air Force, 4 Years
Served doing the Vietnam era.
Jim Replogle
Jim Replogle Class of 1986
Army Reserves, 8 Years
MP...highlights? Trip to Central America resultant of Oliver North's fun events
Kevin Nasky
Kevin Nasky Class of 1989
Navy, 10 Years
I first served in the Marine Corps as a Combat Engineer from 1989 to 1995 when I was honorably discharged at the rank of Sergeant. After college and upon matriculation to medical school I accepted a Navy Scholarship and was commissioned an Ensign in the US Navy. After graduation in 2005 I was advanced to Lieutenant and began serving on active duty as a resident at the Naval Medical Center in Portsmouth Virginia, where I will graduate in July 2009. My tentative orders are to remain at NMC Portsmouth as a Staff Psychiatrist, but expect to deploy later this year.
R. Richard Peterson
R. Richard Peterson Class of 1963
Air Force, 4 Years
Served 4 years in USAF from 1963-1967, including 1 year in Bangkok, Thailand in combat support for Vietmam operations.
Rich Libby
Rich Libby Class of 1972
Navy, 20+ Years
Spent the majority of my career in Florida (Mayport, Jacksonville and Pensacola). Was assigned to USS KOELSCH (DE 1049) and then to three differant Helicopter Squadrons. I retired at my last duty station - The Pentagon in 1994 at the rank of Senior Chief Yeoman (YNCS) (E-8) Am a qualified Enlisted Aviation Warfare Specialist.
Robert B. Schmidt
Robert B. Schmidt Class of 1959
Navy, 6 Years
I was in Naval Aviation. I was assigned to V4 Division, USS Kitty Hawk, an aircraft carrier in 1961. I was part of the original crew, termed Plank owners. I was transferred to VF141, a fighter squadron and made the first WestPac cruise onboard the USS Constellation. I was discharged in 1966. In 1979 I enlisted in the Coast Guard Reserve. I served until 1995 and retired as a Lieutenant Commander.
Sarah A. Light
Sarah A. Light Class of 1987
Air Force, 20+ Years
I served in the Navy first, left for basic training October 7, 1987. Got out then joined Air Force 1998, retiring in 2009
Scott McNeill
Scott McNeill Class of 1970
Navy, 20+ Years
1973 - 1977: USS MACDONOUGH DDG-39 homeported in Charleston, SC. 1984 - 2000: USS DUBUQUE in Sasebo, Japan. USS SAN BERNARDINO in Sasebo, Japan. Naval Communications Detachment, Okinawa, Japan. Naval Telecommunication Station, Sasebo, Japan. NCTAMS PAC Hawaii. Retired May 1, 2000.
William C. Lawrence
William C. Lawrence Class of 1968
Army, 20+ Years
Sergeant Major (ret) U.S. Army Medical Dept. with 25 years, serving under 7 Presidents, 5 conflicts, 2 downsizes; four years in Asia, two years in Europe; Operation Restore Hope, Mogasdishu, Somalia, East Africa. Legion of Merit, 5 Commendations, Achievement Medal, Expeditionary Force with 2 Bronze Stars. See Facebook for my travels.

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