Alumni Veterans Registry

The Luther College Alumni Veterans Association is pleased to present the following registry of alumni and students who have served as well as those who are currently serving our country as a member of the U.S. Military including the U.S. Reserves and National Guard units.

This registry is updated and maintained on a regular basis by the Alumni Relations Department, located in Loyalty Hall. All of the information in the registry is based upon records provided by alumni, their families, and friends of the college.

All alumni who are currently serving or who have served in the U.S. Military, or in the U.S. Reserves or in National Guard units are welcome to become members of the Luther College Alumni Veterans Association.

Please send your name, class year, and military service information–branch of service, years and location(s) served, rank and military honors–to:

Sherry (Braun) Alcock, ’82
Executive Director of Alumni Relations and Development Services
Luther College
Office of Alumni Relations
700 College Drive
Decorah, Iowa 52101





Tory Hegrenes, a 2001 Luther graduate, recently received an award from the Navy for being the 2010 Naval Flight Officer of the year. He was awarded this at the annual Navy Tailhook convention in Reno, NV. 
Hegrenes has received numerous decorations including two Strike Flight air medals, two Navy Commendation medals, the Navy Achievement medal, the National Defense Service medal, The Afghanistan Campaign medal, the Global War on Terror Service medal, Navy Expert Pistol medal and various unit awards. 
He currently serves with the "Fighting Blacklions" of Strike Fighter Squadron 213 in Virginia Beach, Va. He is the safety/combat readiness department head, flying the FA-18 Super Hornet.