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

Aaron Tokarski
Aaron Tokarski Class of 2006
Marine Corps, 8 Years
Served in the United States Marine Corps doing Light Armored Reconassiance. I've deployed around the world several times, including to Afghanistan, Morocco, and Kyrgyzstan. I loved everyday while in the Marines!
Bradley Beatie
Bradley Beatie Class of 2000
Navy, 15 Years
Stationed in Yokosuka, Atsugi, Sasebo-Japan, Little Creek-Virginia, San Diego-California, Castine, Maine.
Charles (Chuck) Watkins
Charles (Chuck) Watkins Class of 1974
Navy, 4 Years
Chris Millan
Chris Millan Class of 2000
Army, 4 Years
Air Defense Artillery - Stinger Team Chief. Also served various Gunner positions 1 Year spent in Iraq
Danny L. Miner
Danny L. Miner Class of 1970
Air Force, 4 Years
Command & Control Specialist, Fairchild AFB, Spokane, WA. Airlift Control Element, Rhein Main AFB, Germnay
Dennis H. Tracey
Dennis H. Tracey Class of 1967
Army, 20+ Years
U-Tapao Thailand July 1971- Dec 1972, Vietnam Aug 1972, Nakhon Phanom Thailand Jan 1973-Sept 1973, Ramasun Thailand Sept 1974-April 1976. There for the false peace of Jan 1973 and the final loss of April 1975. Worked in Defense Satellite Communications System from primitive beginnings to DSCS III, was a Signal School Traveling Perfesser in the Black Arts. Spent 10 years as the Operations Analyst with the Army Space Command at Fort Detrick Md. Award Army Meritorious Service Medal and Army Superior Civil Service Medal. Member of Tooele County Search and Rescue.
Dewey Hayes
Dewey Hayes Class of 1980
Air Force, 4 Years
Minuteman Missile Electronics.
Edward James Rivett
Edward James Rivett Class of 1965
Marine Corps, 4 Years
Was in the USMC from April 1966 - January, 1970. Served in Okinawa in 1967-68 then went to Viet Nam with 1st Bridge Platoon, 11th Engineers for 18 months based in Northern I Corps at Dong Ha returning to USA in Nov. 1969. Honorable Discharge in January, 1970 as E-5 Sgt. to start college.
Gerald L. Smith (Jerry)
Gerald L. Smith (Jerry) Class of 1965
Navy, 20+ Years
Enlisted Navy Reserves May 1964. Went to Boot Camp between Junior and Senior Year of High School. Entered Active Duty in Nov. 1965. Served as Hospital Corpsman with the 3rd Mar Div. on several assignent as well as several Naval Units overseas and stateside. Retired May 1987 as Chief Petty Officer.
John L Smith
John L Smith Class of 1975
Army, 17 Years
Recon Scout
Joseph B Tolman
Joseph B Tolman Class of 1955
Army, 20+ Years
Commissioned as 2nd LT US Army Medical Svc Corps Served in 2nd Armored Div, 1st Cav Div, 2nd Inf Div, 91st Evac as well as numerous other commands. Overseaas assignments included Korea, Viet Nam, and Germany. Although I did not physically graduate with the Class of '55 I feel a integral part of the class. I physically graduated in '55 with the East Denver High School class in Denver, CO. The change in class location was due to my fathers reassignment from Deseret
Joseph Shumway
Joseph Shumway Class of 2004
Air Force, 1 Years
Joseph is in the Air Force reserves and has been a part of it for one year.
Linamarie (Knittle) Johnson
Linamarie (Knittle) Johnson Class of 1988
Marine Corps, 6 Years
Separations Unit, HqCo, HqBn, 1stMarDiv, Camp Pendleton, CA (Service & Pay Auditor) Asst. SNCOIC, Administration, VMGR-352, 3dMAW, MCAS, El Toro, CA
Matthew Brewer
Matthew Brewer Class of 2006
Navy, 4 Years
He is still enlisted and plans to make a career out of the Navy. He just re-enlisted for another 6 years.
Mike Griego
Mike Griego Class of 1971
Army, 4 Years
Basic Training - Ft. Polk, LA Advanced Basic - Ft. Jackson, SC Special Security Group -ACSI, Washington D.C. Eighth Army Headquarters - Korea
Robert W Andersen
Robert W Andersen Class of 1966
Air Force, 15 Years
Stationed at the following locations: Lackland AFB, TX; Lowry AFB, CO; Nellis AFB, NV; Ft. Meade, MD; Camp Zama, Japan; Wright Patterson AFB, OH; Nevada Test Site, NV. Specialties: Weapons Control Systems Mechanic for F-4 fighter aircraft and Development Engineer.
Rudy Madole
Rudy Madole Class of 1981
Army, 10 Years
Transportation, Ammunition, Special Forces. US, Germany, Panama.
Sam Morris
Sam Morris Class of 1965
Marine Corps, 20+ Years
Commissioned 2nd Lt at graduation from USU 1969; Attended Flight School and did inter-service training; earned Navy and Army Wings; Combat Pilot-flew medevac in Vietnam 1971-1972; Served State-side 1st Mar Div Camp Pendleton, Marine Corps Air Stations El Toro and Tustin: Served Active Duty and Reserve time; Retired 1995 (Picture-Last Flight in Vietnam)
Scott m.  douglas
Scott m. douglas Class of 1989
Navy, 4 Years
Went to basic training in San Diego Can in August of 89. From there went to Guantanamo Bay, Cuba for approx 18 months. From there went to the Persian Gulf where I served on board USS LA SALLE (AGF-3) from Dec 1992 - 1993 at which time I came back to the US where I completed my military career at Colts Neck New Jersey.
Shane W Lewis
Shane W Lewis Class of 1990
Navy, 6 Years
Mess Specialist / Admin

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