Alan B. Shepard High School Alumni

Palos Heights, Illinois (IL)

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!

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Honored Military Alumni

Bernina Perkins
Bernina Perkins
Class of 1987
Army, 8 Years

8 of the best years of my life.
Bruce Taylor
Bruce Taylor
Class of 1981
Air Force, 5 Years

Served in the Air Force from 1983 to 1988
Chief Henry J. Williams
Chief Henry J. Williams
Class of 1977
Navy, 20+ Years

Navy Chief MMCSW, retired November 2008
David Bradley
David Bradley
Class of 2008
Marine Corps, 4 Years

Four of the best years of my life.
david potts
david potts
Class of 2003
Navy, 5 Years

Served in the U.S. Navy for 5 years and got an honorable discharge.
Gerald A. Johnson
Gerald A. Johnson
Class of 1981
Air Force, 10 Years

Security Police all 10 yrs office of crime prevntion Hill AFB. UT last duty station.
Gerald Johnson
Gerald Johnson
Class of 1981
Air Force, 10 Years

Ret Security Forces
heather galik
heather galik
Class of 2002
Army, 4 Years

served in iraq
James Craven
James Craven
Class of 2004
Marine Corps, 4 Years

Corporal, served two tours in Iraq, recieved bronze award
Joseph T Johnson
Joseph T Johnson
Class of 1989
Army, 20+ Years

Currently a Master Sergeant in the US Army. Assist senior leaders in developing electromagnetic spectrum management related policy and procedures. Work in the Pentagon.
Kelli Shaver
Kelli Shaver
Class of 2000
Navy, 5 Years

Surface Nuclear Officer currently located in New York.
Kelli Shaver
Kelli Shaver
Class of 2000
Navy, 7 Years

Surface Warfare Officer, Nuclear
Laura Wyness
Laura Wyness
Class of 1998
Coast Guard, 4 Years

Commissioned Officer in the United States Coast Guard
Mark Reid
Mark Reid
Class of 1995
Navy, 8 Years

I served as an Electronics Technician Second Class aboard the USS Thorn (DD-988) and at Assault Craft Unit Two (ACU-2) at the Little Creek amphibious base located in Virginia Beach, VA. As part of my duties, I was responsible for the preventative and corrective maintenance of a vast array of radar and communications platforms.
Michael Spongberg
Michael Spongberg
Class of 2001
Army, 2 Years

Currently Stationed at Ft. Lewis, WA in 5/2 Stryker Combat Team.
Paul Zarbock
Paul Zarbock
Class of 1988
Coast Guard, 17 Years

I joined the reserve a few years after graduation. In 1999, I joined active duty and have just recently honorable separated to begin an exciting civilian career.
Peter Gibbs
Peter Gibbs
Class of 2002
Navy, 3 Years

I am an Electronics Technition 3rd class aboard the USS Abraham Lincoln. I have been in the Navy for close to 3 years now.
Ramon. C. Ward.  Jr.
Ramon. C. Ward. Jr.
Class of 1980
Army, 2 Years

Military Police , Honorably Discharged
Roger Tanksley
Roger Tanksley
Class of 1994
Marine Corps, 4 Years

Semper Fi from California to Okinawa
Ryan Schladitz
Ryan Schladitz
Class of 2011
Marine Corps, 3 Years

Still serving. Spent two years overseas, now in North Carolina.
Scot Castellaneta
Scot Castellaneta
Class of 1981
Air Force, 4 Years

Sgt. POL Fuels & Cryogenics Spec. at 31st Tactical Fighter Wing at Homestead Air Force Base in South Florida from 1984 to 1988.
scott Wayner
scott Wayner
Class of 1980
Army, 6 Years

U. S. Army and Reserves
Sherri Brown
Sherri Brown
Class of 2001
National Guard, 6 Years

I joined after high school.
Steve Lukasiewicz
Steve Lukasiewicz
Class of 1995
Navy, 14 Years

Joined right after graduation, best thing i ever did
Steven Major
Steven Major
Class of 1982
Army, 9 Years

DId 1 year at the Coast Guard Academy and 4 years active in the Army then Inactive Reserves for 4 years. Good investment of time.
Steven Winter
Steven Winter
Class of 1981
Navy, 6 Years

US Submariner
Sue Stoddard
Sue Stoddard
Class of 1980
Air Force, 9 Years

F-15 (fighter jet) crew chief (mechanic)
E-5 (Staff Sergeant)

Classmates Spotlight

Alan B. Shepard High School Classmates

Jerry Smirniotis
Class of '67

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School News

Early to leave but not forgotten

Debbie Webster who went to Shepard during the 80's passed from a terrible fight with cancer. She was only 47 yrs old. Pa...
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Our Alan B. Shepard 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 Alan B. Shepard High School Military to know that they are loved and appreciated. All of us in Palos Heights are proud of our military alumni and want to thank them for risking their lives to protect our country!