Yankton High School Alumni

Yankton, South Dakota (SD)

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!

Lost Class Rings

Have you lost your Yankton High School class ring? Have you found someone's class ring? Visit our Bucks lost class ring page to search for your class ring or post information about a found ring.

Honored Military Alumni

Arthur D. Anderson
Arthur D. Anderson
Class of 1963
Army Reserves, 20+ Years

Commissioned 1968
Served as Electronic Engineer (R&D) at Ft. Monmouth 1968
Served Viet Nam 864th Engr Bn 1969
Joined 4003rd Army Garrison
Served as Reserve Director of Engineering and Housing Fort Chaffee
Retired 1995 as Lieutenant Colonel
Jack Arnold
Jack Arnold
Class of 1962
Army, 3 Years

Critically wounded in VietNam in December of 1967. He had only been there for three months when he was shot. Spent much of his life continuing the recovery process. Now lives in Bradenton, Florida.
Kristopher Auch
Kristopher Auch
Class of 1992
Army, 8 Years

Bradley Fighting Vehicle Gunner, 3rd Infantry Division, Ft. Stewart, GA
Marques Rhoades
Marques Rhoades
Class of 1957
Navy, 6 Years

USN Flight Surgeon - LCDR
Paul Blackburn
Paul Blackburn
Class of 1977
Navy, 8 Years

Flight Surgeon
Roger Irwin
Roger Irwin
Class of 1989
Marine Corps, 11 Years

Entered boot camp, MCRD San Diego, CA on 11-29-1990. Served in Operation Desert Storm, Operation Eager Mace (Kuwait), Operation Desert Stay, (Iraq), Operation Nautical Mantis (Persian Gulf), Operation Restore Hope (Somalia), Operation Wildfire (Wenatchee, WA forest fires) and participated in 11th MEU and 13th MEU nontactical operations in Hawaii, Hong Kong, Singapore, Thialand, Australia, Oman, Guam, Kenya, Peru, Alaska, UAE, Saudi Arabia, Greece, Italy, Morocco, Phillipines, Kuwait, and the middle east.

Classmates Spotlight

Yankton High School Classmates

Ross Vanderhule
Class of '69

Alumni Stories

High School Alumni Stores

Read and submit stories about our classmates from Yankton High School, post achievements and news about our alumni, and post photos of our fellow Bucks.

School News


Hi anyone who could help me.
I bought the Yearbook which I never received since I left before we got them.
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Our Yankton 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 Yankton High School Military to know that they are loved and appreciated. All of us in Yankton are proud of our military alumni and want to thank them for risking their lives to protect our country!