Veterans Day

Posted by on Nov 8, 2017 in General Information, School Spirit

WBMS families and students, included in our celebration of Veterans Day is recognition of veterans and family members of veterans who are part of our own Wildcat family.  Below is that list.  Please join us in recognizing our very own WBMS heroes.

Ms. Kathy Adams, our bookkeeper, has two relatives that served.  Her son served in the Army National Guard for 18 years as Airborne Infantry and Communications.  He earned a Purple Heart and was a Bronze Start Recipient.  Ms. Adams’s daughter-in-law served in the Army for 8 years, as a Medical Logistics Specialist.

Mrs. Kristin Ardis, 8th grade language arts, is the wife of MSFT Matthew Ardis.  Mr. Ardis served for 20 years in the Air Force as a weapons troop, a gunner on the AC130, and sensor operator on the UAV.  He finished his career at the Pentagon.

Mrs. Janet DeSalle, 7th grade language arts, served in the Air Force for 20 years as an Electronic Warfare Systems Craftsman.  She achieved the rank of Master Sergeant.  Her husband, Mr. John DeSalle, served in the Air Force for 30 years as a Helicopter Aerial Gunner.  He achieved the rank of Chief Master Sergeant.

Mr. Jeremiah Morgan, 7th grade science, served 4 years in the Air Force as an Intelligence Analyst.  He achieved the rank of Staff Sergeant.

Coach Latonya Moyer is the wife and mother of veterans.  Her husband, Ben Moyer, served for 10 years in the Air Force, achieving the rank of Staff Sergeant.  He worked as a Heavy Equipment Operator and in construction.  Her son, Chet Moyer, served in the army for 5 years, working on avionics and helicopters.

Mrs. Jennifer Saunders is an 8-year veteran from the Army Reserves and National Guard.  She obtained the rank of Specialist while serving as a Counter Intelligence Agent.

Mrs. Jennifer Schluter, an educational support member, served 9 years in the Navy as a Hospital Corpsman.  Her husband, Mr. Scott Schluter, is a 4-year Marine Corps veteran.

Mrs. Deb Starrett, an educational support member, is the wife of Mr. Joe Starrett.  Mr. Starrett served in the Navy for 7 years as a Corpsman during the Vietnam War.  He achieved the rank of Petty Officer.

Mrs. Filicity Watts, 7th and 8th grade math teacher, is a member of the Air National Guard as an ACOMS Cyber Operations Superintendent and Assistant Director of Operations.  She has achieved the rank of Senior Master Sergeant.  Additionally, her husband is an Air Force veteran with 19 years as a Section Chief of Knowledge Operations.

Ms. Mary Lynn White, our librarian, has a son-in-law, Mr. David Loveday, who served in the Marine Corps for 19 years as a pilot and flight instructor.  He served tours of duty in Okinawa, Afghanistan, and Iraq.

Many members of our cafeteria staff are veterans, too.  Mrs. Linda Colvin is the wife of an Air Force veteran, with 24 years of service as Aircrew Life Support.  Mrs. Katrina Vondenstein is the wife of an Air Force veteran, with 30 years of service working at AFSOC Headquarters.  Mr. Anthony Campa served 4 years in the Army as a member of the 82nd Airborne Infantry.  Mrs. Corinna Oliver is the wife of an Army veteran, with 11 years of service as a Combat Engineer.  Mrs. Ryoko Bravo is the wife of an Air Force veteran, with service as a C130 Instructor.