Alumni in the Service
Minnehaha Academy would like to pray for those alumni, present families and loved ones of alumni and present families who are serving our country during this difficult time. If you would like to be included on this list or know of alumni or MA family members in the armed forces, please email their name, MA connection and email address (if they can and would like to receive email support) to anfangjane@MinnehahaAcademy.net. Their name will appear below within a few days of submission. If you have questions, please contact the Alumni Office at (612) 728-7722.
Joseph D. Berg - Class of 2002 is a 1st Lieutenant in the United States Marine Corps and is stationed at Camp Lejeune, NC. In November he retunred from a seven month deployment to Iraq where he lived with and worked daily with the Iraqi police. Joseph is currently the Weapons Company Executive Officer and is getting ready to go on his second deployment, this time to Afghanistan.
Nathan Cross-Class of 1995-Currently serving in the US Army as a combat medic, stationed at Fort Gordon, GA where he is continuing his education to finish his nursing degree. Nathan can be contacted at email@example.com.
Andy Dietz - Class of 1988 - Recently returned home from his second 12-15 month tour to Iraq where he worked on civil affairs issues helping with Iraqi construction. Email Andy at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Travis Eiklenborg- husband of Jennifer (Fogg) Eiklenborg 1988. Travis is serving with the 134th Signal Minnesota Army National Guard. He will be leaving shortly for Iraq and will not be back until late 2005. You can email Jennifer at email@example.com
Mike Erickson- Class of 1992-Marines, Mike has recently returned from the Middle East and is now stationed at the Marine Corps Air Station in Miramar, CA.
Len Haagenson- Class of 1989-spent 10 years on active duty in the Air Force from 89 to 99 and is currently in the Air Force Reserve in Minneapolis.
Paul Haagenson- Class of 2000- is a 1st Lieutenant, and returned in August from his second 7-month deployment to Iraq. Paul is currently a warfighting instructor in Quantico, Virginia. Paul's email address is:firstname.lastname@example.org.
Jon Harding- Class of 1999- is a 3rd class Petty Officer in the United States Coast Guard, aboard the USCGC DEPENDABLE 626 WMEC. He is currently stationed in Cape May, NJ.
Josh Hoffman - step-son of Don Dahlstrom (Class of 1978) - Army
Mark Krumrey- Class of 1968-Presently on recall orders out of retirement. Retired from the USMC Reserve a Master Gunnery Sergeant, and is presently serving as the Intelligence Chief for the Combined Joint Task Force Horn Of Africa, CJ-2, (CJTF-HOA CJ-2) in Djibouti Africa, a part of the Global War On Terrorism to track, and stop Trans National Terrorism in the seven nations comprising the Horn of Africa. It is the hottest place on earth with day time temps routinely 115-120 degrees. Mark is a Master Gunnery Sergeant in the United States Marine Corps, and is in his 5th decade of service.
Lt. Magnus Leslie - Class of 1990 - USN pilot
Todd Lewis- Class of 1980- Todd is a training officer in the Army Reserve. He and his team have been travelling around CONUS training a large percentage of the guard and reserve units.
Bruce Mixer-Class of 1965-The Navy Reserves as a Commander. He is currently the Commanding Officer of a Reserve unit that supports the Surface Forces Atlantic Fleet. Bruce plans to stay in the Navy Reserves for another three years.
Mark McCary - Class of 1988 - Air Force
Major Kris Norwood - Class of 1990 - Lt. Colonel in USAF. Currently residing in Geiselberg, Germany. Multiple tours to Iraq and Afghanistan flying C-130s and KC-135s.
Sam Peplin - Class of 2006-is a cadet at the United States Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colorado. He will graduate from the Academy in 2010 and receive his commission as a second lieutenant. Sam can be contacted at C10samuel.email@example.com.
David L. Petersen- husband of Traci (Gordon) Petersen, class of 1983. Navy Corpsman in the 4th Medical Battalion in support of the 1st Marine Expeditionary Force in the Middle East. His orders are for a year. David can be reached via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
William Pitt - attended MA 1980-83 - Army reservist currently serving in Kuwait. Please email Will at William.Pitt@us.army.mil
Adam Sheppard- Class of 2003- graduated from the US Naval Academy in May 2007 with a comission in the US Navy. He and his wife Kit are currently living in Pensacola, FL where Adam is in flight training to become a Naval Aviator. email@example.com
SSG Craig Stalmer - husband of Sandi (North) Stalmer (Class of 1980) - Army reservist at Fort McCoy awaiting further orders
CW3 Erick Swanberg - son of Don Swanberg (Class of 1948) - Army Blackhawk helicopter pilot in Iraq
Eric Young - Class of 2002- officer in the Army
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