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
BG Walter M. Golden, Jr. Class of 1977
Army, 20+ Years Graduated from West Point - 1981 Veteran of Operation Joint Guardian, Kosovo and Operation Iraqi Freedom, Iraq Still serving on active duty in the Republic of Korea as the Deputy Commanding General for Maneuver, 2nd Infantry Division, 8th U.S. Army
Brandon Shepherd Class of 2001
Army, 4 Years Enlisted in 2002 as a member of the Third Brigade Combat Team of the 101st Airborne. Served two tours of duty in Iraq as a U.S. Army Specialist.
charles veltri Class of 1964
Army, 3 Years Artillery gun chief with 25th Infantry Division; Section chief for FDC 7/8th FA, IIFF.
Gordon Hamel Class of 1976
Army, 3 Years Oboy, Fort Rucker, Alabama
John Tafoya Class of 1971
Army, 3 Years Served with the 1st Armored Division, 1st Bn 22nd Fld Arty--S-2 72-75
Josh Lewis Class of 2003
Marine Corps, 8 Years Has served as an aviation electrician on AV-8B Harriers in Yuma, AZ and Cherry Point, NC. Has deployed on one patrol mission in the waters of Japan, Phillipines, and Indonesia. Has served as a Marine Corps marksmanship coach. Currently serving as a C-9 and H-46 avionics technician for Cherry Point NC's Search and Rescue squadron, as well as seeking a multi-focus degree in engineering.
Ken Keller Class of 1981
Navy, 4 Years went through boot camp with MC Hammer; i know, big deal !
Ken Kerns Class of 1964
Navy, 20+ Years U.S. Submarine Service
Melissa Eggert Class of 2003
Army, 2 Years Combat Medic currently serving in Iraq.
Nicole Marle Class of 2003
Army, 5 Years Counterintelligence Agent; served three overseas tours.
Paula LaCoe Class of 1971
Army, 6 Years 561st Military Police, Fort Myer, VA
Pete Davidoff Class of 1963
Marine Corps, 6 Years Marine Fighter Attack Squadron VMFA-333. Flight Line/ Logs and Records
SGM Michael Stokes Class of 1975
Marine Corps, 20+ Years Explosives specialest
Terri Hamel Class of 1978
Air Force, 6 Years USAF Fire Protection Specalist: Crash Fire andRescue (aircraft,building,etc)
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