Alton High School Alumni

Alton, 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

Aaron Schindewolf
Aaron Schindewolf
Class of 1996
Army, 5 Years

Combat Medic for the 5th Squadron 7th Cavalry Regiment
ASianyque Beard
ASianyque Beard
Class of 2009
Air Force, 1 Years

As of Nov 2014: A1C :AFSC (MOS) 2W0x1 (Munition Specialist): Kadena AB, Okinawa, Japan '14-'17
Beverly Ford
Beverly Ford
Class of 1968
Army, 7 Years

I enlisted during Vietnam war went I got out joined National Guard
Bill Dawson
Bill Dawson
Class of 1961
Army, 3 Years

Served as adjutant for a battlion mechanized unit in Germany at the rank of 1st Lieutenant.
Brian Grammer
Brian Grammer
Class of 1986
Air Force, 4 Years

Communications-Computer Systems Operations Specialist - Kelly AFB, Tx
Charles (Chuck) Koehne
Charles (Chuck) Koehne
Class of 1967
Marine Corps, 4 Years

Sergeant
Charlie Fergurson
Charlie Fergurson
Class of 1975
Army, 19 Years

Special Operations
Donald L. Gilleland
Donald L. Gilleland
Class of 1953
Air Force, 20+ Years

Served 8 yrs enlisted in Navy, 22 yrs commissioned in Air Force, 7 yrs of which were in joint assignments with the Army.
Douglas Haase
Douglas Haase
Class of 1979
Marine Corps, 4 Years

Marine Corp. Air wing Squadron assignments:HMA-269, VMO-1, HAMS-39 (Okinawa)
1979-1983
First Sergeant Henry Blair
First Sergeant Henry Blair
Class of 1985
Army, 20+ Years

Desert Storm and Iraq war veteran
Combat Infantry First Sergeant with a Bronze Star for valor
Gary Forrester
Gary Forrester
Class of 1966
Air Force, 20+ Years

Air Force
George Riney
George Riney
Class of 1965
Army, 2 Years

Vietnam 1968-69 Gunner on the 105 howitzer 5th 27th Artillery. Fire support for the 101st CAV.
LZ Mike Smith and LZ kate
Jack Vahle
Jack Vahle
Class of 1967
Army, 20+ Years

Air Force & Air National Guard - 25 years service. Army & Army National Guard - 12 years service. Air Force - Police. Army - Forward Observer. Deployed to Desert Storm war and Afghanistan war.
Jason Herndon
Jason Herndon
Class of 1998
Army, 3 Years

Military Police. Deployed to Germany two years ago. Deployed to Afghanistan in March for a 15 month tour.
Jim Schneider
Jim Schneider
Class of 1971
Marine Corps, 2 Years

Hq Battalion, Hq Company 3rd Marine Division
Scamp Platoon
Okinawa, Japan
John Bogard
John Bogard
Class of 1989
Navy, 4 Years

EM2 Bogard - Electricians Mate
USS Wasp LHD-1
Len Edwards
Len Edwards
Class of 1999
Navy, 5 Years

Did 5 years serving out of Norfolk VA. I have done one Mediterranean deployment and one Persian gulf deployment.
Linda Staggs
Linda Staggs
Class of 1967
Air Force, 4 Years

Air Force, Dental Technician and Administrative Assistant
Micheal Moss
Micheal Moss
Class of 1971
Army, 3 Years

worked in supply, driver for battalion commander
Mike Boedeker
Mike Boedeker
Class of 1964
Army, 2 Years

E5
Natrang Vietnam
TMA-MACV
Patricia A. Robinson (Henry)
Patricia A. Robinson (Henry)
Class of 1970
Air Force, 20+ Years

Served in the Air Force. Served in Okinawa, Japan 1977-1980;
Richard Cunningham
Richard Cunningham
Class of 1971
Air Force, 20+ Years

Security Policeman
Robert Allen
Robert Allen
Class of 1972
Army, 2 Years

2/28th Field Artillery unit, Vietnam/Germany.
Robert C. Wainright
Robert C. Wainright
Class of 1977
Army, 20+ Years

Commissioned Officer, US Army/Army Reserves, Military Intelligence Corps, 1983 - until retirement in 2004. Served in/deployed to Germany, various places Continental US, Hawaii, Japan, Korea, Philippines, Singapore.
Robert E Mason
Robert E Mason
Class of 1967
Navy, 19 Years

Senior Medical Department Representative
Scott A. Squires
Scott A. Squires
Class of 1975
Air Force, 20+ Years

U.S. Air force, Civil Engineering
Stephen D. Mitchell
Stephen D. Mitchell
Class of 1971
Marine Corps, 3 Years

29MAR76 AFEES, STL; 30MAR76 MCRD San Diego- Meritorious Promotion PFC; 76 MCCES 29 Palms- MOS 2811 LCPL; 77 HQBN HQCO 7TH COMMBN, Camp Hansen, Okinawa- Meritorious Mast; 78-79 HQCO SVCBN MCB Camp Pendleton- Letter of Appreciation; CPL; HON DISCHARGE 30MAR79.

Classmates Spotlight

Alton High School Classmates

Morgan Budde
Class of '73

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School News

God Has Your Back

Sondra Tuttle (Shaw) class of '61, just published her first book. God Has your Back, Stories of Gratitude and Hope, is...
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Our Alton 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 Alton High School Military to know that they are loved and appreciated. All of us in Alton are proud of our military alumni and want to thank them for risking their lives to protect our country!