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

Andrew McCarrier
Andrew McCarrier Class of 2000
Navy, 4 Years
Navy SEAL Team
Bradley Smith
Bradley Smith Class of 1981
Navy, 13 Years
Naval aviation ordnance. Served onboard the U.S.S. Enterprise CVN-65, NAS Miramar, Attack Squadron-95, U.S.S. Abraham Lincoln CNN-72 NAWS China Lake
Brian Blavat
Brian Blavat Class of 1963
Air Force, 4 Years
Air Weather Service in the USAF. Served at: Bunker Hill AFB Indiana, Air Force Academy Colorado, Travis AFB California, Nha Trang AFB Viet Nam, Cam Ranh Bay AFB, Viet Nam, Volk Field, WI
Bryan Tougas
Bryan Tougas Class of 2007
Marine Corps, 5 Years
2007-2012 Iraq and Afghanistan Veteran
Christopher D. Thomas Sr.
Christopher D. Thomas Sr. Class of 1989
Army, 18 Years
Served four years of honorable service as a U.S. Marine and 14 with the U.S. Army. Tours include, 2 tours in Iraq, 2 in Japan and 3 in Korea. Numorous awards and decorations.
Army, 18 Years
Served with honor in the UNITED STATES MARINES AND THE UNITED STATES ARMY Field Artillery Branch. Served as an instuctor with numerous oversea duty assignments with two combat tours. Earned his bachelors degree in political science while in the service of his country.
Dan Gruenewald
Dan Gruenewald Class of 1979
Navy, 20+ Years
Retired Navy Seabee Builder Senior Chief Petty Officer
David Long
David Long Class of 1967
Navy, 2 Years
1968 in Vietnam as a fire control technician, 1969 in the Mediterranean sea
Don Slayton
Don Slayton Class of 1990
Air Force, 17 Years
Noncommisioned Officer In Charge (NCOIC), Seventh Air Force Protocol. Traveled around the world defending the freedom that most Americans take for granted.
Donald Breest
Donald Breest Class of 1987
Army, 8 Years
Multi Channel Systems Communications
Eric Adcock
Eric Adcock Class of 1999
Army, 5 Years
91B Wheel Vehicle Mechanic
Ethel Luebbe
Ethel Luebbe Class of 1971
Navy, 20+ Years
Chief Petty Officer, US Navy retired. Joined 1971, 2 tours with Patrol Squardon 30 at NAS Patuxent River Marland and NAS Jacksonville Florida. USNR 1978-1980. Recalled to Active Duty as Naval Reserve Recruiter, Retired December 31, 1999.
Gary Lisowski
Gary Lisowski Class of 1977
Air Force, 20+ Years
Avionics Technician on F111 and C130 aircraft.
Heidi (Karl) Huenink
Heidi (Karl) Huenink Class of 1977
Army, 3 Years
Ft. Riley 1st Infantry Division Band, 1983-1986.
Helmut (Bob) Klick
Helmut (Bob) Klick Class of 1968
Army, 20+ Years
Military Policeman, Investigator, Drug Suppression, Instructor, Physical Security Specialist. Italy, Germany, USA, Korea.
Helmut (Bob) Klick
Helmut (Bob) Klick Class of 1968
Army, 20+ Years
Military Policeman, Investigator, Covert Drug Operations (DSOC) Drug Suppression Operations Center, Instructor MP School Ft McClellan, Al.. Retired while the "gettin" was good.
Irma Galaviz
Irma Galaviz Class of 1981
Navy Reserves, 12 Years
Hospital Corpsman E5 Desert Storm (Active Duty '90)
Jack May
Jack May Class of 1983
Army, 20+ Years
4 years in USMC and 16 years in the Army as an Mp and a Recruiter
Jennifer Moore
Jennifer Moore Class of 1992
National Guard, 16 Years
MSgt AGR in the Air National Guard at Volk Field CRTC, Camp Douglas WI.
Jerry carter
Jerry carter Class of 1969
Army, 3 Years

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