Saydel High School Alumni

Des Moines, Iowa (IA)

Military Alumni

Military High School 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

Alexander M.Grimm
Alexander M.Grimm
Class of 2004
National Guard, 3 Years

Served as a driver and a gunner in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom.
Dana L. Johnson
Dana L. Johnson
Class of 1994
Air Force, 13 Years

Commander Pilot of the B52 and stationed at Barksdale AFB in Shreveport, Louisiana. Have been stationed at Diego Garcia and flown missions over Iraq.
Darren Thomson
Darren Thomson
Class of 1987
National Guard, 17 Years

First Sergeant
71st Civil Support Team-WMD
dave e hodson
dave e hodson
Class of 1961
Navy, 12 Years

vietnam veteran
David Holt
David Holt
Class of 2006
Army, 4 Years

Military Police Officer
david w hodson
david w hodson
Class of 1982
Marine Corps, 3 Years

service company 1st marine division
Dennis J Shaffer
Dennis J Shaffer
Class of 1975
Army, 11 Years

MP, US Army, 11 Years, Disabled Vet since Oct. 1985
Dennis James Shaffer
Dennis James Shaffer
Class of 1975
Army, 12 Years

Military Policeman/Investigations
Devin Long
Devin Long
Class of 1982
Army, 20+ Years

Still doing my thing for USAINSCOM. Kosovo (2001), Iraq (2005-6), Iraq (2008-9), Iraq (2011), Afghanistan (2013), Afghanistan (2017). What a long strange trip it's been
Donald Peek
Donald Peek
Class of 1974
Army, 3 Years

Assigned to a field supply unit as a heavy vehicle operator and mechanic
Donald Peek
Donald Peek
Class of 1974
Air Force, 20+ Years

After a hitch in the Army I started my Air Force career in supply, became a recruiter and ended as a Visual Information Multimedia Technician.
glen sparks
glen sparks
Class of 1984
Army, 8 Years

national guard 5 years
Glen Sparks
Glen Sparks
Class of 1984
Army, 8 Years

I served 3 years on active duty in Germany and Saudi Arabi during Desert Shield/Storm. Also 5 years in the National Guard.
Jennifer C. Beery
Jennifer C. Beery
Class of 2001
National Guard, 6 Years

Jen served as an Army National Guard soldier for six years, spending over two years of it on an active duty status. She performed a range of duties from security, administrative assistant to the Dire
Jennifer R. Smith
Jennifer R. Smith
Class of 2000
Navy, 6 Years

Jennifer spent all 6 years on ships as a Gas Turbine Systems Mechanical Technician. She was deployed on September 11th and has been all over the world to many different countries. She served until she incurred an injury while deployed.
John Lame
John Lame
Class of 1986
Army, 8 Years

Served 8 years active duty Infantry.
1/502 Inf. 101st Airborne Division Ft Campbell KY
2/503 Inf. Camp Hovey Korea
2/9 Inf 7th ID(light) Ft Ord CA
5/87 Inf Ft Davis Panama
Operation Just Cause
John P. Riley
John P. Riley
Class of 1965
Army, 2 Years

Served one year in Republic of Vietnam
WIA 2/11/68
Joshua Jorgensen
Joshua Jorgensen
Class of 1998
Army, 8 Years

Infantry Recon Team Leader. 101st Airborne Division
Kris Rowe
Kris Rowe
Class of 1983
Air Force, 20+ Years

Enlisted/Officer, Flight Medic then Flight Nurse, 3500 plus flying hrs taking care of patients/wounded service members to include Operations Just Cause, Desert Shield/Storm, Iraq and Afghanistan. Currently stationed at Scott AFB/Air Mobility Command.
Paul George Hamilton, Jr
Paul George Hamilton, Jr
Class of 1964
Army, 1 Years

Died December 13, 1967 South Vietnam

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Class of '83

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Our Saydel High School military alumni are some of the most outstanding people we know and this page recognizes them and everything they have done! Not everyone gets to come home for the holidays and we want our Saydel High School Military to know that they are loved and appreciated. All of us in Des Moines are proud of our military alumni and want to thank them for risking their lives to protect our country!