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

Blake Weddle
Blake Weddle Class of 1998
Marine Corps, 5 Years
Two tours to the Republic of Iraq, recieved an Honorable discharge after 5 years of dedicated service.
Eric Bradburn
Eric Bradburn Class of 1999
Army, 3 Years
Graduated Basic Training/AIT at Fort Benning GA, on 6Aug04. Reported for duty at Fort Drum NY on 1Sep04. Deployed overseas to Afghanistan in the war on terrorism on 12Feb06. Returned home from overseas on 4Jun07. Released from active duty on 9Oct07.
Eric Bradburn
Eric Bradburn Class of 1999
Army, 3 Years
Enlisted in the Army on 20Apr04. Graduated Basic Training/AIT at Fort Benning Ga,on 6Aug04. Reported for duty at Fort Drum Ny, on 1Sep04. Deployed overseas to Afghanistan on 12Feb06 and returned 4Jun07. Released from active duty on 9Oct07.
Gabriel Candelaria
Gabriel Candelaria Class of 1999
Army, 8 Years
Infantryman served in the Kosovo campaign and over in Iraq. He also did a tour in Korea.
Hobie McDaniel
Hobie McDaniel Class of 2008
Marine Corps, 2 Years
Active duty stationed at Camp Pendleton CA recently returned from first deployment
James McDonald
James McDonald Class of 2000
Marine Corps, 6 Years
Deployed to Iraq, Sri Lanka, Indonesia, etc. Been Stationed in Japan. Currently pursuing a commission.
Jeff Abbott
Jeff Abbott Class of 1997
Air Force, 4 Years
Served as Communications Officer w/ duty in Iraq, throughout the Middle East, Europe, and Greenland. Engineered communications systems for command and control including aircraft landing systems, data centers, and wide area transport.
Jeremiah Class of 1995
Army, 8 Years
U.S. Army Infantryman Served in Texas, Georgia, Korea, Germany, Kuwait, Iraq.
Jeremiah Mixon
Jeremiah Mixon Class of 1995
Army, 8 Years
Megan Freed
Megan Freed Class of 2004
Army, 3 Years
She joined in November of 2007. She is stationed out of Fort Drum New York with 2nd Brigade 10th Mountain Division and is currently serving a 12 month deployment in Iraq from October 09 - October 10. We are so very proud of her!
Michael Cawyer
Michael Cawyer Class of 1999
Army, 3 Years
Participated in Operation Noble Eagle, performing force security and NBC operations as well as Civilian disaster response operations on US soil. Honorable discharge after 3 years of service.
Phillip Grant
Phillip Grant Class of 1999
Army, 10 Years
Two tours in Iraq. Now instructor at FT Gordon, GA.
Rob Jackson
Rob Jackson Class of 2001
Navy, 5 Years
Commissioning in December and headed to flight school to be a Naval Aviator
Tami Bair
Tami Bair Class of 2005
Army, 4 Years
68T Animal Care Specialist
Thomas O'Brien
Thomas O'Brien Class of 1998
Navy, 6 Years
Been deployed to Afghanistan and Bahrain among other duty stations. Recieved many medals and awards including two Navy Achievement Medals and a Joint Service Achievement Medal.
Travis Welborn
Travis Welborn Class of 1998
Air Force, 9 Years
Intelligence Analyst
Zack Filip
Zack Filip Class of 2003
Army, 4 Years
I am a combat medic. I am currently serving as the senior line medic on COP Lowell, Nuristan Province, Afghanistan. I am a non-commisioned officer and I am responsible for training and leading soldiers. I have been very blessed by God. HOOAH!

Classmates Spotlight

Ryan High School Classmates

Tarah Leach
Class of '01

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