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

Alfonso Peña
Alfonso Peña Class of 1986
Navy, 5 Years
1990-1995 US Navy- LT- Surface Warfare Officer USS El Paso (LKA-117) - Norfolk, VA USS Kearsarge (LHD-3) - Norfolk, VA Deployed to the Med -Spain, France, Italy,Greece, Israel, Turkey Deployed to the Persian Gulf during Desert Storm and Somalia Deployed to Drug Interdiction in the Bahamas, Cuba, Haiti, PR
Ana Hankins
Ana Hankins Class of 1986
Army, 20+ Years
Combat Medic, Desert Storm, Joint Endeavor, Iraqi Freedom
Diana (Ortiz) McCoy
Diana (Ortiz) McCoy Class of 1990
Air Force, 9 Years
8 months San Vito Air Base Italy. 3yrs Misawa AB Japan. 4yrs Elmendorf AB Alaska
Diannalyn Buescher(Harper)
Diannalyn Buescher(Harper) Class of 1976
National Guard, 6 Years
264th Combat Squadron Illinois Air National Guard
Eric Lopez
Eric Lopez Class of 1983
Air Force, 20+ Years
Master Sergeant Eric Lopez is still active duty in the United States Air Force with 22 years of service. He started with assignments to bases throughout the Pacific Air Force Command (PACAF). While stationed in Yokota Air Base in Japan, he was sent to Desert Shield/Desert Storm, his unit being the only one to be sent to war from the pacific command, for 8 months returning midyear 1991. This was his first of many deployments to the Middle East. Currently he resides in Tampa Florida where he is stationed at MacDill Air Force Base as the 6th Security Forces Training Superintendent.
Frank Gonzalez
Frank Gonzalez Class of 1973
Army, 5 Years
Europe ( Germany) 73-75 Fort Benning Ga. Infantry Brigade ,Fort Campbell KY. 101st Airborne Div. 1978-81
Gene Grimm
Gene Grimm Class of 1970
Army, 3 Years
Served in southeast asia from 1974 to 1975.
gerald schloetter
gerald schloetter Class of 1955
Army, 3 Years
Served in Korea, 1960-61, Chicago Area Air Defense (Nike Missile Battery) 1961-63.
Howard Twining
Howard Twining Class of 1973
Air Force, 20+ Years
Aircraft Maintenance for B52s, KC-135, SR-71,U-2/TR-1s. Stationed at Beale AFB, Minot ND, Anderson AFB Guam, Mather AFB CA, and Grissom AFB IN.
John F Kryl
John F Kryl Class of 1969
Army, 6 Years
US Army Vietnam 4th Infantry Division Southern European Task Force (SETAF) 1st Infantry Division
Ron Gerstung
Ron Gerstung Class of 1957
Air Force, 20+ Years
Two tours in Germany (7 years); 1 tour in SE Asia (1 year), others include Sault Ste Marie MI: O'Hare Intl Aprt, Chjicago, IL; Peterson AFB CO; U.S. Air Force Academy CO; Lowry AFB, Denver CO.
Sean Phillip Madden
Sean Phillip Madden Class of 1992
Navy, 9 Years
Naval Hospital Corpsman, Field Medicine Technician, FMF Fleet Marine Force Corpsman, and Emergency Medical Technician.
Walter Henry Miller
Walter Henry Miller Class of 1935
Marine Corps, 2 Years
WWII: 22nd Marines, 6th Marine Division - fought at Okinawa (Operation Iceberg). High School (early) graduation date per diploma, Feb. 1, 1935. Profile submitted by daughter, Michelle (Miller) Renigar
William Palm
William Palm Class of 1968
Navy, 20+ Years
Served as an Ordnance Senior Chief. Deployed as an aircrewman on P-3 Patrol aircraft to Misawa, Japen, Bermuda, Singapore, Adak, Alaska, Philippines.

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Amundsen High School Classmates

Jose Ruiz
Class of '92

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