Allen Park High School Alumni

Allen Park, Michigan (MI)

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

Aaron D Bates
Aaron D Bates
Class of 1985
Marine Corps, 8 Years

Served in Desert Storm. Honorable discharge Lance Cpl.
Aaron Slater
Aaron Slater
Class of 2000
Navy, 3 Years

Still slaving away on one of the U.S. Navy's Trident Nuclear Missile Submarines in the Pacific Northwest!
Baba Cinpak
Baba Cinpak
Class of 1964
Marine Corps, 6 Years

Crew Chief Sea Bats / Huey's
Bob Sikora
Bob Sikora
Class of 1964
Army, 2 Years

Battalion Communications Chief, Staff Sgt., 101st Airborne. One year { 1968 } in various schools and one year { 1969 }serving in Vietnam
Bob Sikora
Bob Sikora
Class of 1964
Army, 2 Years

Battalion Communications Chief, Staff Sgt., 101st Airborne. One year { 1968 } in various schools and one year { 1969 }serving in Vietnam
Bob Wheeler
Bob Wheeler
Class of 1972
Air Force, 20+ Years

Enlisted in 1973, retired in 2002. E-8, SMSgt. Aircraft Amament systems specialist and Munitions maintenance specialist. Assigned to Holloman AFB, New Mexico, Macdill AFB, Florida, Kingsley Field Oregon. Served at Selfridge ANGB, Michigan. A break in service from 1979 to 1982.
Bob Wheeler
Bob Wheeler
Class of 1972
Air Force, 20+ Years

Aircraft Amament Systems Specialist, Munitions Maintenance Specialist.
bonnie rowland
bonnie rowland
Class of 1971
Army, 3 Years

73B10. Stationed at Ft. Knox and Bamberg, Germany. Honorable Discharge.
bonnie rowland
bonnie rowland
Class of 1971
Army, 3 Years

73B10. Stationed at Ft. Knox and Bamberg, Germany. Honorable Discharge.
bonnie rowland
bonnie rowland
Class of 1971
Army, 3 Years

Army mechanic 73B20. Assigned to Ft. Knox and Mina Kaserne, Germany. (July, 1975, to July, 1978.) Honorable Discharge.
Brandon C. Forbes
Brandon C. Forbes
Class of 2008
Marine Corps, 4 Years

Currently serving at Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, NC
Carl Shovak
Carl Shovak
Class of 1982
Army, 3 Years

ARMY 101st. Airborne
Fort Campbell.. Kentucky
Helicopter maintaince
Craig Farrand
Craig Farrand
Class of 1970
Army, 2 Years

Served in the 67th EOD -- presidential bomb squad
David W Bolla
David W Bolla
Class of 1960
Army, 3 Years

Served with the Seventh U.S. Army Aviation Group in Germany for 2 1/2 years, from 1961 to 1963.
Debra Marie Ferretti
Debra Marie Ferretti
Class of 1971
Navy, 2 Years

I was a cook in the Navy with two years active and two years reserves!
Dennis Early
Dennis Early
Class of 1964
Navy, 7 Years

Computer technician on missile system
Erin Tessmer
Erin Tessmer
Class of 1996
Air Force, 10 Years

U-2 Recconnaissance
Gerry Coles
Gerry Coles
Class of 1951
Army, 7 Years

First was an MP in Berlin from 1956 to '57, then returned to Berlin as the civilian manager of Berlin Command's military banking facilities there from 1960 to '63 when the East Germans with Soviet help constructed the Wall in 1961. For my service there Berlin's Commanding General gave me the Guardian of Berlin's Freedom award when I returned to CONUS in 1963.
Gregory Gervasi
Gregory Gervasi
Class of 1973
Air Force, 4 Years

Bomb Loader on F 111's and B 52's
Heather Coffman
Heather Coffman
Class of 1988
Army, 15 Years

Served in Darmstadt Germany during Operation Desert Storm, Served in Guantanamo, Cuba in Support of Operation Induring Freedom, and recently received the Combat Action Badge while serving in Baghdad, Irag in Support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. Currently Serves as a US Army Comabatives Instructor and Mitlitary Police Officer /Detainee Operations.
JACOB FUHRMAN
JACOB FUHRMAN
Class of 2008
Marine Corps, 1 Years

Jacob is now training to be a MP at fort Leanard Woods Mo
James Bailey
James Bailey
Class of 1962
Army, 2 Years

Sgt., 4th Infantry Division,Vietnam, Nov. 1968 - Oct. 1969
James R. Van Sickel, Jr.
James R. Van Sickel, Jr.
Class of 1966
Air Force, 21 Years

1971-93: Aeronautical Engineer; Systems Officer; DoD Cost Analyst; Chief, Program & Technical Support. Retired as Lt Col.
John Frank Savona
John Frank Savona
Class of 1986
Army, 3 Years

Attended basic training in Ft McClellan Alabama then I stationed in Wurzburg Germany in the 3rd Military Police, 3ID
John Savona
John Savona
Class of 1986
Army, 3 Years

Military Policeman stationed in Germany.
Joseph L Aluia
Joseph L Aluia
Class of 1965
Army, 2 Years

SP4 - 3rd Armored Calvary Regiment
Baumholder Germany
Keith Hernandez
Keith Hernandez
Class of 1976
National Guard, 12 Years

Originally enlisted in Army. Transfered to Air National Guard after a year. Crash/Rescue Specialist (firefighter). Deployed to GA. for Desert Storm for 3 months
KELLY L. SHOVAK
KELLY L. SHOVAK
Class of 1985
Army, 4 Years

CLASS OF 85.NOW LIVING IN HARTLAND, MICHIGAN
Ken Rohloff
Ken Rohloff
Class of 1967
Navy, 4 Years

Vietnam Veteran
Michael Crucitt MD FACP
Michael Crucitt MD FACP
Class of 1960
Navy, 20+ Years

Captain, Medical Corps, USN Retired
Michael Ruetz
Michael Ruetz
Class of 1973
Marine Corps, 3 Years

First Marine Division, 1ST FSSG Camp Pendleton, CA. 1ST Recruit Training Regiment Infantry Training School, Ordnance and Supply
and over Seas.
Nathan E. Tracer
Nathan E. Tracer
Class of 1973
Air Force, 20+ Years

Served multiple locations, first as an Avionics Technician on B-52's, and later as an Administrative Specialist in the Medical Service.
Patrick Flynn
Patrick Flynn
Class of 1991
Army, 5 Years

Patrick spent 5 years in the US Army spending time at Fort Bragg NC jumping out of airplanes and also spending time in VA and Panama. Worked as a Military Police officer and continues to work for his country to this day.
Pennie Bowman Snyder
Pennie Bowman Snyder
Class of 1978
Air Force, 20+ Years

I served in the Air Force as a personnel specialist primarily during the Cold War. I spent 4 years in England and the rest of my career in the United States.
Pennie Bowman Snyder
Pennie Bowman Snyder
Class of 1978
Air Force, 20+ Years

I served for 20 years in the United States Air Force, I was stationed at the following bases:
Lackland AFB TX for Basic Training
Keesler AFB MS for Technical Training
Randolph AFB TX - 1st duty station
Nellis AFB NV - 2nd duty station
RAF Alconbury England UK - 3rd duty station
Barksdale AFB LA - 4th and final duty station

I also had multiple Tempory duty assignments in Germany, and all over the united states.
Phil Fisher
Phil Fisher
Class of 1989
Navy, 18 Years

He has been assigned to six different ships (USS Capodanno, USS Spartanburg County, USS Ramage, USS Caron, USS Cole, and USS Normandy). He is currently serving @ Great Lakes IL as a Instructor teaching basic electronics.
Richard (Monty) Haight
Richard (Monty) Haight
Class of 1965
Army, 20+ Years

Retired in 1995 after 29 yrs of service, including Viet Nam, Hawaii, Panama (twice) and countless less exotic locations.
Richard D. Fagley
Richard D. Fagley
Class of 1958
Air Force, 20+ Years

Enlisted 20 Jun 60. Attended navigator training at Harlingen, TX. Graduated 8 May 61 as a 2nd Lt with a Navigator rating. Assigned to Oscoda, MI in KC-135 Tankers (Boeing 707). Attended pilot training at Lubbock, TX graduating in Jun 67. Back to KC-135s at Sacremento, CA and Spokane, WA. Flew special operations helicopters from Thailand supporting Vietnam missions. Returned in Apr 72 to attend Command and Staff College in Montgomery, AL. Assigned to Fairfield, CA in KC-135s as Squadron Operations Officer. Became Senior Controller of the Strategic Air Command (SAC) Command Post. Posted to SAC Headquarters, Omaha, NE in 1976 -79. Became Chief, Unit Command Post Operations and was responsible for administrative support for all SAC Command Posts worldwide. Final assignment to Blytheville, AR as Director of Training. Retired with almost 25 years of service. Awarded Distinguished Flying Cross, two Meritorios Service Medals, seven Air Medals, Air Force Accomodation Medal, eight Outstanding Unit Awards, Good Conduct Medal, National Defense Ribbon, Expeditionary Medal, nine Vietnam Campaign Ribbons, Longevity Medal, Markmanship Ribbon, Vietnam Service Medal, and Vietnam Campaign Ribbon. Flew a total of about 6000 hours of which about 2500 hours of combat time. Earned my Senior Navigator Wings, then my Command Pilot Wings.
Robert Bendick
Robert Bendick
Class of 1963
Army, 3 Years

SP5 Served 1 year in Vietnam and 2 years in Germany.
Robert Cloke
Robert Cloke
Class of 1986
Navy, 6 Years

Aircraft Mechanic

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Our Allen Park 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 Allen Park High School Military to know that they are loved and appreciated. All of us in Allen Park are proud of our military alumni and want to thank them for risking their lives to protect our country!