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

Aaron Shuey
Aaron Shuey
Class of 2001
Army, 5 Years

Served in Operation Iraq Freedom. Currently stationed in Kansas City, MO assiting current military.
Christopher Lee Smith
Christopher Lee Smith
Class of 1986
Navy, 4 Years

Navy: 1986 -1990. Desert Shield/Storm. Honorable Discharge. /Expeditionary medal/Perssian Gulf...
Don Nelson
Don Nelson
Class of 1970
Air Force, 4 Years

Military pay, spent time in Europe, FL and CA. My son reports to Air Forece basic in November 2011.
Donald E. Mackey, Sr.
Donald E. Mackey, Sr.
Class of 1971
Air Force, 20+ Years

Served in Vietnam 1971 to Desert Storm 1991
Ed Klasa
Ed Klasa
Class of 1980
Navy, 5 Years

Submarines, USS John C. Calhoun SSBN 630
Gustave S. Kropff
Gustave S. Kropff
Class of 1979
Marine Corps, 15 Years

Been there, done that, and don't regret it.
Jamie King
Jamie King
Class of 1985
Army Reserves, 5 Years

Kansas national Guard and Army Reserves veteran
Jon M Noland
Jon M Noland
Class of 1995
Army, 8 Years

Served from 2003 to 2011
michael jackson
michael jackson
Class of 1971
Marine Corps, 20+ Years

192-74 USMC (california)
1989-2008 army national guard(bosnia 99, egypt 01, kosovo, macedonia 2003, flight medic blackhawk unit
Mike Obermeyer
Mike Obermeyer
Class of 1970
Army, 20+ Years

Retired as a full colonel after 30 years in 2004. Served in Desert Storm and Iraqi Freedom.
Patrick McDermott
Patrick McDermott
Class of 1987
Army, 3 Years

My MOS was 37Foxtrot. What that means is Psychological Operations or PsyOps as how the Army says it.
Phillip S Fivgas
Phillip S Fivgas
Class of 1971
Air Force, 4 Years

3-5/1974 Lackland AFB, San Antonio, Texas (Basic Training) Asst. Dorm Chief
6-7/1974 Inventory Management Specialist (64550A), Lowry AFB, Denver, Colorado 8/1974-8/1975, Equipment Management Office, Allowance & Authorization Unit, Edwards AFB,CA, (AF Unit Citation Award)
9/1975-9/1976 Munitions Accountable Supply Office, Edwards AFB, Air Force Systems Command - B-1, A-10, F-16, F-15 Projects (AF Unit Citation Award)
10/1976-12/1977, 43rd Munitions Maintenance Squardron, Anderson AFB, Guam, Marianas Islands, 3rd Air Division, Strategic Air Command, Nuclear Ordinance Commodity Management, Best in the Strategic Air Command, AF Commendation Medal -
1-6/1978, MMS, Tactical Air Command,George AFB, Victorville, CA.
Ricky Smith
Ricky Smith
Class of 1977
Navy, 7 Years

I went in the Navy after graduation from SMN in 1977 but went to SMNW the 1974-1975 school year. I became a hydraulic mechnic on the P-3 Orion Aircraft and advanced to the rank of Petty Officer 3 Class.
Steven D. Burrows
Steven D. Burrows
Class of 1970
Air Force, 8 Years

Completed basic training at Lackland AFB, TX, then stationed at RAF Lakenheath (England) until 1973. From there, stationed at Blytheville AFB, AR until 1979 working in the Aircraft Weapons field.
Todd Ashe
Todd Ashe
Class of 1983
Army, 4 Years

US Army Military Police K-9, Ft Knox KY
William Kelly
William Kelly
Class of 1990
Army, 9 Years

Joined US Army 1998
Combat Engineer Sapper 1998-2001
Intelligence Analyst 2001-Present
Served - 2002 Winter Olympics
Operations Noble Eagle Enduring Freedom

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Shawnee Mission Northwest High School Classmates

Debbie Platt
Class of '80

Alumni Stories

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School News

2010 Boys Baseball Wins regionals,14 innings and go to state

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Our Shawnee Mission Northwest 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 Shawnee Mission Northwest High School Military to know that they are loved and appreciated. All of us in Shawnee are proud of our military alumni and want to thank them for risking their lives to protect our country!