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

Alan Studer
Alan Studer
Class of 1957
Army, 8 Years

Joined as part of new Reserve Forces Act (RFA), 6 mos, active duty and 7.5 years in Reserves.
Allen Gunn
Allen Gunn
Class of 1990
Marine Corps, 5 Years

Served from 1990 to 1995. Provided search and rescue of downed pilots in Bosnia while with the 22nd MEU. Served in Okinawa, Korea, Norway, Spain, France, Turkey, Isreal, Morocco, Italy and both coasts of the U.S.
brett mazey
brett mazey
Class of 1990
Air Force, 16 Years

Officer, Deputy Commander
Carmen F. Bevacqua
Carmen F. Bevacqua
Class of 1956
Army, 3 Years

U.S. Army Signal Corps; Radio Teletype Operator; Served overseas with the 124 Signal Battalion at Caserma Ederle in Vicenza, Italy.
Charles Rose
Charles Rose
Class of 2003
Navy, 4 Years

Cryptology Analyst / Linguist
Constance Gaiser Phillips
Constance Gaiser Phillips
Class of 1967
Army, 20+ Years

Brief Historty: Served in the Judge Advocate General's Corps (JAG) active duty Army for 15 years & Air Force Reserves 10 years. Served in Panama, Honduras (Big Pine One), Germany (to name a few). Law Professor at the Army JAG School at the University of Virginia Law School; Chief of Justice-head of legal ofcs responsible for proscecutions, disciplinary actions & removals; Assistant U.S. Attorney (Prosecutor) under Rudolph Guilliani in Southern Dist of NY while stationed at West Point; & Command Judge Advocate for Joint Special Operations Command, i.e., Seal Teams, Rangers, Marines & AF Spec Ops were my clients & I reported to CINC Atlantic's direct subordinate. Worked closely w/Joint Chiefs of Staff, FBI, CIA and NCIS attorneys. Retired in 2008.
Daniel Otis Stout
Daniel Otis Stout
Class of 1965
Marine Corps, 3 Years

Vietnam Nam 1967-68
Dave Fisher
Dave Fisher
Class of 1986
Air Force, 4 Years

Munitions
Frank Austin
Frank Austin
Class of 1954
Army, 2 Years

Frank was drafted for the Cold War and served in both Fort Ord, California and in South Korea. He attained the rank of E-4.
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Harry Mead
Harry Mead
Class of 1957
Army, 6 Years

Harry is a combat veteran of the Vietnam War. He left his class to serve.
Harry R. Phipps
Harry R. Phipps
Class of 1945
Army, 4 Years

Army Air Corp before USAF became its own entity in 1947
Herbert Girardot
Herbert Girardot
Class of 1957
Army, 6 Years

Herbert left his class to serve during the Cold War.
James Page Jr
James Page Jr
Class of 1963
Army, 2 Years

Staff Sergeant, S-2, 3rd/8th Armored Cav, 7th Inf Div., Germany 1968-1970
Jason Wilbarger
Jason Wilbarger
Class of 1990
Air Force, 10 Years

Served as a weapons systems technician at Minot AFB, ND (92'-95) as well as Elmendorf AFB in AK. (95-02)
Jerry Ochs
Jerry Ochs
Class of 1986
Army, 18 Years

7 1/2 years Active Duty ARMY, 11 years Air National Guard. Served in Desert Storm, Somolia, Qatar, Kuwait, Germany, New York.
Joel Sawyer
Joel Sawyer
Class of 2004
Army, 4 Years

12N in 1st Engineer Battalion served in operation enduring freedom Afghanistan.
John Koch
John Koch
Class of 1979
Air Force, 20+ Years

Air Force Pilot.
Joseph B. Vascik
Joseph B. Vascik
Class of 2004
Marine Corps, 6 Years

MCSF Co. Europe, 3rd FAST 6th Plt. , 2nd Battalion 8th Marines
Joyce Schondel Takas
Joyce Schondel Takas
Class of 1955
Marine Corps, 4 Years

Joyce served in the Marines after graduation and during the Cold War.
Karen (Oelberg) Knoblock
Karen (Oelberg) Knoblock
Class of 1981
Air Force, 39 Years

Loadmaster, Med tech, Flight Nurse
Karen Knoblock (Oelberg, Blake)
Karen Knoblock (Oelberg, Blake)
Class of 1981
Air Force, 20+ Years

Flight Nurse at Dobbins ARB GA 94 AES
Katherine Desko (Miller)
Katherine Desko (Miller)
Class of 1979
Air Force, 20+ Years

Air National Guard Oct 16, 1979-31 Dec 2009
Kenneth Bossleman
Kenneth Bossleman
Class of 1957
Army, 8 Years

Joined as part of new Reserve Forces Act (RFA), 6 mos. active duty and 7.5 years in Reserves.
Kyle Crippen
Kyle Crippen
Class of 1987
Navy, 20+ Years

Avionics technician, and Emergency Management
Larry James Schaller
Larry James Schaller
Class of 1966
Army, 3 Years

US Army Security Agency, Field Representative-West Coast
Louis Allen
Louis Allen
Class of 1956
Marine Corps, 6 Years

Louis left his class to serve during the Cold War.
Matthew Hite
Matthew Hite
Class of 1987
Army, 19 Years

SFC Matthew Hite is currently serving in the Army at Fort Hood, Texas. He is scheduled to deploy to Iraq in early 2008. He has served as a tank commander, tank and Stryker platoon sergeant and as a tank master gunner.
Melissa Lerch
Melissa Lerch
Class of 2007
Air Force, 2 Years

Medic
Michael B.  Vascik
Michael B. Vascik
Class of 1998
Army, 4 Years

Airborne Infantry
82nd Airborne Division
Fort Bragg, NC
Michael Curtis Short
Michael Curtis Short
Class of 1968
Marine Corps, 4 Years

Corporal, U.S. Marines
Michael Hendrickson
Michael Hendrickson
Class of 1990
Army, 4 Years

Served in Germany during Desert Shield/Storm
Stationed in Garlstedt Ger with 2nd Armored Div
Stationed in Friedberg Ger with 3rd Armored Div
Stationed in Ft Knox Ken with Armored Training Div
michael kennett
michael kennett
Class of 1992
Army, 7 Years

ft irwin, ft bliss and ft drum. deployed to iraq for oif 09-10 and afg for oef 11-12
Michael M. Elling
Michael M. Elling
Class of 1957
Army, 3 Years

Cold War Signal Corps, Radio Repairman. Became Military Instructor at the Ordnance Guided Missile School, Redstone Arsenal, Alabama..
Patrick McVicker
Patrick McVicker
Class of 1967
Army, 30 Years

Served with the Defense Atomic Support Agency in New Mexico, served in Germany with HQ European Command. Received commission and remainder of time served with Corps of Engineers.
Patrick Short
Patrick Short
Class of 1972
Army, 20+ Years

West Point
Ralph "Doug" Lybarger
Ralph "Doug" Lybarger
Class of 1955
Army, 6 Years

Stationed at Fort Hood, Texas during Cold War active duty.
Richard A. Rumsey
Richard A. Rumsey
Class of 1955
Army, 2 Years

Richard was drafted and then trained and stationed in Korea 1959 - 1961.
Richard Trapp
Richard Trapp
Class of 1957
Army, 7 Years

Joined as part of new Reserve Forces Act (RFA); 6 mos. active duty, and 7.5 years in Reserves.
Robert Morgan
Robert Morgan
Class of 1984
Army, 20+ Years

Military Police Officer. Served as a K-9 officer and instructor. Was on the Army SRT (SWAT) team and also worked as a Military Police Investigator.
Roger Heuerman
Roger Heuerman
Class of 1957
Army, 8 Years

Joined as part of new Reserve Forces Act (RFA) with 6 mos. active duty and 7.5 years in Reserves.

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