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

Bill Miller
Bill Miller
Class of 1955
Air Force, 5 Years

Optometrist
Brett Bille
Brett Bille
Class of 1982
Air Force, 20+ Years

Retired
Bud Trill
Bud Trill
Class of 1952
Air Force, 4 Years

Jan 54 to Mar 54 Sq. 3704 Flt. 78 Lackland AFB, TX
Mar 54 to Aug 54 3316th Stu. Sq. Scott AFB, IL
Aug 54 to Sep 54 2266th PerP Sq (P/L) Camp Kilmer, NJ
Sep 54 to Feb 55 1603rd ABGp. APO 231 Wheelus Field, Libya
Feb 55 to Jun 55 7255th ABRON APO 231 Wheelus Field, Libya
Jun 55 to Oct 55 Jammat Tuslog Det. 9 Diyarbakir, Turkey
Oct 55 to Nov 55 Hq. Jammat Tuslong Ankara, Turkey
Nov 55 to Oct 57 310th HqSq 310th BW (Smoky Hill) Schilling AFB, KS
Charles Larry Daliere
Charles Larry Daliere
Class of 1966
Army, 20+ Years

5 years Ohio Army National Guard---Infantry
3 years Ohio Air National Guard---Security Police
20 years Regular Army---Field Artillery Meteorology
3 years RETIRED reserve
Charles Larry Daliere
Charles Larry Daliere
Class of 1959
Army, 20+ Years

1960-65 Ohio Army National Guard Infantry Sgt.
1965-68 Ohio Air National Guard Security Police Sgt.
1974-1993 US Army Artillery Balistics Meterologist, Retired from active duty as SFC in 1993.
1993-1996 Retired reserve, then retired for good!
Dan Wierbiki
Dan Wierbiki
Class of 1962
Army, 2 Years

1968 - 1970
Ft Hood TX
Information Technology
Dan Wierbiki
Dan Wierbiki
Class of 1962
Army, 2 Years

Information Technology
Daniel Wierbiki
Daniel Wierbiki
Class of 1962
Army, 2 Years

Computer Specialist
David Hamilton
David Hamilton
Class of 1953
Army, 3 Years

United States Army Field Band, Washington, DC
Dennis Koehler
Dennis Koehler
Class of 1971
Air Force, 20+ Years

Information Management
Devin Pifer
Devin Pifer
Class of 2002
Army, 3 Years

Served 2 tours in Iraq from Jan. 2005- Jan. 2006
Combat line medic
Dirk I. McCracken
Dirk I. McCracken
Class of 1985
Army, 10 Years

Stationed in Germany, Italy, Turkey, Ft. Sill OK., Ft. Wainwright AK. and Schofield Brks. HI.
Don Connolly
Don Connolly
Class of 1966
Army, 2 Years

Jan.1968 - April 1969
Camp Casey, South Korea
Don Kaufman
Don Kaufman
Class of 1979
Coast Guard, 4 Years

Petty Officer 3rd Class-Ellington Air Force Base
Seaman-Umpqua River Coast Guard Station (SAR)
Donald M. Zehner III
Donald M. Zehner III
Class of 1989
Air Force, 18 Years

I've definitely seen the world! I've been stationed in Spain, England, Germany, Korea, and now I'm in Virginia. I've been to the desert three times to include Kuwait, Iraq, and Qatar. I'm looking forward to retiring from the Air Force in the summer of 2010.
Doug Meininger
Doug Meininger
Class of 1965
Air Force, 4 Years

Served in OHIO, Greece, Turkey
Douglas Shaw
Douglas Shaw
Class of 1982
National Guard, 6 Years

Transportation, Unit Armorer, Supply Clerk
Dustin Imhoff
Dustin Imhoff
Class of 2003
Army, 9 Years

Drill Sergeant
Gene L. Batey
Gene L. Batey
Class of 1965
Army Reserves, 20+ Years

Served in US Army Reserve from 1970-76, and in 1980-2004, including activation tours of duty in Bosnia-Herzegovina, and Iraq. Retired in 2004.
Greg Plank
Greg Plank
Class of 1965
Navy, 20+ Years

4 years active duty (1965-69). 2 tours to Vietnam on USS Edson (DD946) as a radarman 1967 & 1968.
25+ years Navy Reserve, retiring as a Commander, Supply Corps
James Reed
James Reed
Class of 1975
Navy, 20+ Years

served aboard 5 Ships and two shore billets. involved in the Libya crisis and Desert Storm among other deployments.
James Zachariah
James Zachariah
Class of 1976
Navy, 20+ Years

Hull Technician
Non Destructive Test Inspector
USS America CV66, USS Shenandoah, USS Simon Lake, USS La Salle, SIMA Norfolk, Va.
Jan Scott Penrod
Jan Scott Penrod
Class of 1960
Navy, 3 Years

Aviation Electronics Technician, served overseas for 1 year and aboard USS Constellation during 3 years 2 months minority enlistment (aka: kiddie cruise)
Jan W. Howe
Jan W. Howe
Class of 1960
Air Force, 4 Years

Served as a vehicle maintenance mechanic for 4 years. Three years at Kincheloe AFB, , Michigan..And one year in Thule Greenland.
Jeff Wright
Jeff Wright
Class of 1995
Marine Corps, 11 Years

F/A-18D Airframe Technician
More than 5 countries, 2 terroritories and 40 states "toured".
Jeffery D. Reuer
Jeffery D. Reuer
Class of 1963
Navy, 20+ Years

Retired CPO US Submarine Force
Jeffery Tock
Jeffery Tock
Class of 1971
Army, 3 Years

74th Army Band - Ft. Benjamin Harrison, IN 1971-1974
Jerry Chance
Jerry Chance
Class of 1959
Navy, 4 Years

EM 2 electrian laotian crisis cuban blocade 1959-1963 on aircraft carrier and cargo shiip. west pack cruse hawaiii wake guam phillapines hong kong panama canal japan
Jerry W Howe
Jerry W Howe
Class of 1985
Air Force, 25 Years

Travelled all over the world. MacDill AFB, Florida was my favorite assignment working at United States Special Operations Command and working with Tier 1 units.
John Zachariah
John Zachariah
Class of 1973
Air Force, 20+ Years

Aircraft Maintenance - Retired after serving 27 years active (Andersen AFB, Guam 77-79 - Eielson AFB, AK 79-80 - Pope AFB, NC 81-85 - Andersen AFB, Guam 85-88 - McChord AFB, WA 88-91 - Howard AFB, Panama 91-94 - Dover AFB, DE 94-03 - 2 years DOD contractor Ft. Indiantown Gap, PA - continuing as DOD civil service at Dover AFB, DE
Joshua Parrish
Joshua Parrish
Class of 2007
Air Force, 2 Years

Currently stationed in Okinaw, Japan, was been to the Persian Gulf. Married Sara Steler in May, 2009.
Joshua Quigley
Joshua Quigley
Class of 1998
Army, 4 Years

Sergeant
HHC 4th BN 23 IN
Iraq tour 8/2005 - 12/2006
Justin Jenney
Justin Jenney
Class of 1998
Marine Corps, 6 Years

Anti-tank assualtman/Javelin gunner/Explosives Tech with Weapons Co. 3/25. Saw some cool stuff, blew up some of that cool stuff, I miss my threedeucefive boys though
Lance M. Baker
Lance M. Baker
Class of 1974
Army, 20+ Years

Ft Campbell, KY; Schofield Barracks, HI; Ft Hood, TX; Nurnberg, Germany; Ft Knox, KY; Camp Casey, South Korea; other strange, exotic ports of call and adventure. Finance, Nuclear\Biological\Chemical warfare, psychological operations.
Lance Michael Baker
Lance Michael Baker
Class of 1974
Army, 17 Years

Finance, ChemicalBiologicalNuclear warfare, Sergeant First Class, served at Ft Campbell, KY; Schofield Barracks, HI; Ft Hood, TX; Nurnberg, Germany; Ft Knox, KY, Camp Casey, South Korea; Ft Benjamin Harrison, IN. Still serving as a financial systems analyst for the Department of Defense since 1992, Army from 1992 - 2009, Air Force from 2009 - 2015, Army National Guard Bureau from 2015 - present. Every day's a GREAT DAY to be a SOLDIER!!
Marc Williams
Marc Williams
Class of 1996
Marine Corps, 8 Years

Combat Engineer. Served one year in Iraq during Operation Enduring Freedom
Marilyn J. Suittor Michetti
Marilyn J. Suittor Michetti
Class of 1962
Navy, 3 Years

Hospital Corpsman during the Viet Nam Conflict, stationed at the Philadelphia Naval Hospital.
Marilyn Jean Suittof
Marilyn Jean Suittof
Class of 1962
Navy, 3 Years

Corpsman in the PHiladelphia Navel Hospital,. This was the Eastern recieving center for Amputees and Pshychitric casualties. I took care of both. The amputees were amazing the way they would help each other, while the psych pts. were just shells of what they had been.
Michael Collins
Michael Collins
Class of 1966
Army, 20+ Years

Vietnam (3 tours); Drill Sergeant; Military Police; Investigator; security (bodyguard) to the late Gen William C. Westmoreland, Commander, MACV Forces; retired in 1986; now working for Cleveland Municipal Court apprehending probation
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Michael Earl Stauffer
Michael Earl Stauffer
Class of 1972
Air Force, 20+ Years

Retired Air Force 1976-1996

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