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

Class of 0
, Years
Dale Smith
Dale Smith Class of 1982
Coast Guard, 6 Years
I served for 12 months of isolated duty on a LORAN "C" radio navigationial transmitter station in the middle of the Pacific Ocean... March Island, Japan. Afterwards, I spent a little more than a year at the Coast Guard Far East Section headquarters office in Tokyo, Japan. After being promoted to Yeoman Third Class, I was transferred to the Coast Guard Institute in Oklahoma City, which was followed by one year of recruiting duty in Atlanta, Georgia.
Dennis L Hawn
Dennis L Hawn Class of 1979
Marine Corps, 6 Years
Served as a ballistics meteorologist in the heavy artillery. Stationed in Camp Lejeune North Carolina, Camp Pendleton Calif, Twenty Nine Palms Calif, & in Okinawa Japan. Was honorably discharged as a Cpl In 1984.
Eugene Dudgeon
Eugene Dudgeon Class of 1948
Air Force, 4 Years
Radio mechanic, MARS operater in Korea, Instructor in Instructer Training Brancch, Scott AFB.
Kenny morrow
Kenny morrow Class of 1990
Navy, 13 Years
Marcus J. Dunkin
Marcus J. Dunkin Class of 1998
Army, 6 Years
I served over 6 years as a Combat Engineer. I left the Army at the rank of Sergenat (E-5). i was responsible for the mobility, countermobility and survivability of a Brigade sized combat team. I worked extensively with demolitions to include Comp B, and C-4. I also emplaced and removed minefields, and other obstacles. I spent 2 years in Germany, 2 years in Ft. Riley, Kansas, and 2 years in Ft. Carson, Colorado.
TIMOTHY J MELOY Class of 1976
Army, 6 Years
My first three years I was stationed at Ft Devens,MA with the 10th SFGA 1ST SF from 1976 to 1979. I reenlisted in 1984 and served until 1987 at Ft Hood,TX.

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Melinda Jay
Class of '86

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