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

Bernie Manley
Bernie Manley Class of 1977
Navy, 4 Years
Hospital Corpsman
Bernie Manley
Bernie Manley Class of 1977
Air Force, 3 Years
Nurse Anesthetist Capt
Bill Searls
Bill Searls Class of 1982
Navy, 4 Years
Interior Communications Electronics. USS Knox (Home ported Yokuska, Japan) and USS Kitty Hawk (Home Ported San Diego, CA).
Charles Adams
Charles Adams Class of 1948
Army, 2 Years
Officer training /Ft. Benning, Ga. Basic Training for trooops, Camp Atterbury, Ind. CBR School, Eta Jima, Japan Korea, Pusan, on line, processing/security for repatriated Chinese troops at Panmunjom and flown to Taipei, Taiwan.
Charles Bohr
Charles Bohr Class of 1996
National Guard, 15 Years
Joined at 17 and served a year in Iraq 2005-2006.
Chuck Adams
Chuck Adams Class of 1948
Army, 2 Years
Officers training Fort Benning, Georgia Basic training recruits, Camp Atterbury, Indiana Korean War
Clark Von hagel
Clark Von hagel Class of 1997
Marine Corps, 10 Years
Serving in Afganistian
Corey Cameron
Corey Cameron Class of 1988
Navy, 6 Years
Nuclear Machinist Mate- Engineering Laboratory Technician. SSBN-640 USS Benjamin Franklin & SSN-767 USS Hampton (plank owner)
Darrell Goudge
Darrell Goudge Class of 1965
Marine Corps, 9 Years
David C. Beeck
David C. Beeck Class of 1966
Army, 20+ Years
I Retired as a Sargent First Class from the U.S. Army after serving 22 years. I served overseas with two tours in Vietnam, served on Okinawa for three years, and spent a total of six years in Korea. Stateside I took my basic training at Ft. Bliss, TX, my AIT at Aberdeen Proving Grounds Maryland, I spent one year at Savanna Army Deport, Savanna, IL., one year at Ft. Dix, NJ, I was at Ft. Benjamin Harrison, IN as an Instructor at the Postal Training School on two different tours for a total of six years, and spent five years at the Joint Military Postal Activity located at JFK International Airport in New York City. I retired in 1989 from Korea where I was serving as the Postal Finance Officer for all of the Military Post Offices in Korea.
Faye Ridgley
Faye Ridgley Class of 1970
Army, 5 Years
Army Nurse
Gerald D. Bultman
Gerald D. Bultman Class of 1962
Army, 3 Years
Medical Corps, Neuropsychiatric Specialist
Gordon L. Buum
Gordon L. Buum Class of 1972
Army, 20+ Years
Joined the Army in February 1973 and retired in April 1993
Haarold S. Gillespie
Haarold S. Gillespie Class of 1939
Army, 20+ Years
one year at U of Iowa before the war. 1941-45 CBI and USA. Sgt. U of Iowa in '45. Back in the Service again in '48 to '65. Retired from the Army after 20 years service Superintendent of State hospitals in Indiana. & Minn. 1965 - 1985.. retired again in '85. Volunteer director of local YMCA one year/ in Brainerd, Minn. Retired again.
James Feauto
James Feauto Class of 2004
National Guard, 5 Years
Crew Chief on KC-135 R Stratotanker
Jim Dewey
Jim Dewey Class of 1988
Air Force, 10 Years
Untied States Air Force Law Enforcement / International Police N.A.T.O. Naples Italy
Kristen (Klemme) Parrott
Kristen (Klemme) Parrott Class of 1991
Air Force, 4 Years
Security Specialist who was stationed in the missile field at Malmstrom AFB, MT. I spent one year working the flight line at Kunsan AB, ROK, and finished my enlistment at Dyess AFB, TX.
Lucas Stabe
Lucas Stabe Class of 1999
Air Force, 9 Years
Currently stationed at Dyess AFB, Abilene, Texas
Lucas Stabe
Lucas Stabe Class of 1999
Air Force, 10 Years
Flight Engineer on the C-130 Hercules Currently stationed at Dyess Air Force Base, Texas
Michael A. Klauer
Michael A. Klauer Class of 1962
Army, 2 Years
Served in the Army from 1966-68 as a Finance Specialist. Spent 1 year in Vietnam from 1967-68. Currently a member of the VFW and haved served as a Dist. Commander in Pa.

Classmates Spotlight

Akron Westfield High School Classmates

Rodney Anderson
Class of '78

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School News

Parade Saturday, June 26th, 2010

All Class Parade - Saturday, June 26th - 10:00 a.m.

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