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

adam sems
adam sems Class of 2007
Air Force, 1 Years
2 year enlistee
Arthur  Justus
Arthur Justus Class of 1962
Air Force, 4 Years
Hydraulic Mechanic on F-105 Fighter jets. Two tours of duty on Okinawa
Bill Storbeck
Bill Storbeck Class of 1956
Air Force, 20+ Years
electronic warfare
Brandon Molina
Brandon Molina Class of 1991
Army, 7 Years
Served in Bosnia, Haiti, Korea, and Germany with 4/2 ACR
bruce baker
bruce baker Class of 1966
Navy, 3 Years
supply center, Long Beach, CA Viet Nam as a navy SEAL with an intelligence gathering unit based out of Saigon. Injured in freak accident while in Saigon, ending my career and getting me home with a "million dollar wound"
bruce baker
bruce baker Class of 1966
Navy, 3 Years
Supply Center Long Beach California 1966-67 SEAL training Coranado California 1967 Viet Nam various places with covert operations unit 1968 Naval Hopital Yokusuka Japan and Great Lake Illinois for injuries while in Viet Nam. Medically retired with disability from injuries1969
Candace Ingram Tate
Candace Ingram Tate Class of 1983
Air Force, 20+ Years
I don't regret a single day of my service!
Cortez Wilson
Cortez Wilson Class of 2005
National Guard, 7 Years
Fire Direcrion Specialist
Daniel M. Brinkmann
Daniel M. Brinkmann Class of 1958
Air Force, 20+ Years
1960-1970 Medical lab Tech. Rank MSGT 1970-1986 Logistician: Rank: Major BS San Diego State Universtiy MS Systems and Logistics: AFIT
Dennis Klemick
Dennis Klemick Class of 1965
Army, 2 Years
From 66 to68 Helicopter Crew Chief 67 Vietnam 4 months, wounded in chopper crash,luckey to have made it.got out in 68.married my high school sweetheart, Bonnie Bell a 64 grad.in 68 when I returned ' were still Kicken.
Durane Shook
Durane Shook Class of 1982
Air Force, 11 Years
Air Force 1983-1994(Active&Reserves) Includes 440th Airlift Wing(Milwaukee) Military Recognition(awards): ---------- Honor Graduate Ribbon Outstanding Unit Award Organizational Excellence Award Air Force Meritorious Unit Award Air Force Meritorious Service Medal Air Force Good Conduct Medal Air Force Achievement Medal Air Force Commendation Medal Air Force Overseas Short Tour Service Ribbon Humanitarian Service Medal(f/Operation Fiery Vigil-1991) Honor Guard Airman Of The Quarter 1985&1986(Fairchild AFB Spokane,Wa-Strategic Air Command-S.A.C} ------ Served during(Conflicts/Incidents): --- Beirut, Lebanon U.S. Embassy Bombing(April 1983) ---- Operation El Dorado Canyon(April 1986) Libya--in response to "Berlin discotheque bombing". ----- KC135 Plane Crash--On Base(Fairchild AFB Spokane,Wa March 13th, 1987) This was a media frenzy for those of us stationed here..as well as Honor Guard Team(funerals for each who parrished) "Thunderhawks(Crashed Plane Chosen Part of Air Show Promotion Organization) " ----- Operation Desert Shield & Storm (deployed to Ramstein Air Base Frankfurt, Germany 86th Airlift Wing--As a member of 440th Milwaukee-1990/1991) -- Operation Fiery Vigil(Mount Pinatubo, Philippines volcano evacuation via McChord AFB Seattle,WA June/July 1991 as part of 440th Milwaukee's Tactical Airlift Wing
Gregg B Harcus
Gregg B Harcus Class of 1965
Air Force, 4 Years
Join in 1966 to avoid spending time in the jungles of SEA. Spent most of my time in Duluth IAP, MN. Mike Loomis of the class of 65 also served there with me.
James Jarosz
James Jarosz Class of 1977
Navy, 20+ Years
Stationed in Norfolk, VA (USS Kennedy); NAS Brunswick; Brunswick, Me; NAS Sigonella, Sicily, Italy. Retired in England. Currently in Brunswick, Maine.
James M. Turek
James M. Turek Class of 1965
Navy, 4 Years
Jim's dad also served in Navy and son Karl is a Marine. Jim entered heaven on 9/30/04.
JAMES MILLER
JAMES MILLER Class of 1957
Army, 3 Years
SERVED IN THE ARMY IN KOREA FOR 1YEAR
James R Bielefeldt
James R Bielefeldt Class of 1966
Army, 3 Years
Nha Trang, Viet Nam, Co A 54th Signal Battalion Sep 67- Sep 68 Fort Lewis Washington, Co D, 78th Signal Battalion, Oct 68-Jan 70.
Jeri Koshen
Jeri Koshen Class of 1967
Marine Corps, 2 Years
Senior Chief @ Officer's Mess, Women Marine Barrack's NCO.
Jerry Johnson
Jerry Johnson Class of 1984
Navy, 18 Years
Served in the US Navy from 1984 - 1991 and 2000 thru present. Will officially retire from the Navy in May 2013
Jerry Smith
Jerry Smith Class of 1966
Air Force, 3 Years
Special Services SP augmentee. Also US Army reserve tank crew.
Jim Finn
Jim Finn Class of 1960
Air Force, 4 Years
Acft mechanic. Nellis AFB Nevada

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Class of '09

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