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

Benton Miller
Benton Miller
Class of 1998
Army, 2 Years

KIA 18 NOV 70
CW2 Benton L. Miller [IPilot]
C/3/17 CAV
#69-15565
A/C crashed during training flight at Quang Tri Airfield. Witnesses heard popping noise on final, lost tailboom, crashed and burst into flames.
dan shaffer
dan shaffer
Class of 1975
Army, 18 Years

Army recruiter tank mechanic for armor cav unit
Danny Bulle
Danny Bulle
Class of 1968
Air Force, 7 Years

18JUL68 to 31OCT75 SSgt
Viet Nam Vet
Harold Russell
Harold Russell
Class of 1980
Navy, 20+ Years

I joined the Military (Navy) right out of High School and served 22 years in the Navy, retiring as an LDO Lieutenant. I was fortunate to meet my wife in Artesia California and have on son. Since retirement from the military we continue to reside in California. I continue to work in the ship repair industry.
James D. Schell
James D. Schell
Class of 1971
Army, 20+ Years

First Sergeant (E8), United States Army (Retired), Military Police Corps
Units of Assignment-
14th Judicial Circuit, WO Darby Kaserne, Nurnberg, FRG (1972);
3rd Brigade, 1st Armored Division SJA, Bamberg, FRG (1972-1974);
543rd Military Police Company, Ft. Knox, KY (1976-1978);
United States Army Military Community-Pirmasens, FRG (1979-1981);
Department of Basic Military Police Training Instructor, Ft. McClellan, Al (1982);
Military Police Company, Ft. Shafter, HI (1983-1985);
Military Police Company, Ft. Knox, KY (1985-1989);
Military Police Company-Johnston Island (1989-1990);
Military Police Company, Ft. Knox, KY (1990-1993);
59th Military Police Company, Ft. Richardson, AK (1993-1994);
Law Enforcement Activity, Ft. Knox, KY (1994-1996)
Duty Positions-
Patrolman; Dispatcher; Blotter Clerk; Desk Sergeant; Physical Security Specialist; Instructor-Military Police School; Squad Leader; Platoon Sergeant; Company Operations Sergeant; Provost Marshal Operations Sergeant; First Sergeant; Police Operations Sergeant; Reenlistment NCO; NBC NCO
John David Blankenship
John David Blankenship
Class of 1973
Army, 4 Years

Enlisted directly after graduation. Basic Training at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri. Advanced Individual Training at Fort Knox, Kentucky in 11E (Recon). Stationed at Fort Knox as part of 7th Sqdn 1st Cav for a short while then sent to West Germany as E-5 Sgt. patrolling the Iron Curtain at both Hof and Coburg base camps as part of 2nd Sqdn 2nd Armored Cav until ETS. ETS'ed as AJ E-6 and went to work as a coal miner in Kentucky. Went to school as full time student while working full time and gained A.S. degree in Mining Engineering, B.S. degree in Business Management, and finally an M.B.A. in 2010. Currently serving as Corp. Director of Safety & Environmental Affairs.
Matthew T. Williams
Matthew T. Williams
Class of 2001
Army, 2 Years

Based out of Fort Benning, GA, currently serving in Iraq. Has served 2+ years of 5 year tour of duty.
Robert Branam
Robert Branam
Class of 1989
Marine Corps, 4 Years

basic in paris island then time over seas the was stationed in north carolina
Stephen Brown
Stephen Brown
Class of 1968
Air Force, 20+ Years

Feb 1972 to Jun 1997

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