Military Alumni

Military Alumni

Honoring Our Heroes

This area is dedicated to our alumni that have served or are serving in our armed forces!

Lost Class Rings

Have you lost your Battle Creek Central High School class ring? Have you found someone's class ring? Visit our Bearcats lost class ring page to search for your class ring or post information about a found ring.

Honored Military Alumni

Arhur J McClenney Jr
Arhur J McClenney Jr Class of 1978
Air Force, 10 Years
Catherine Vergot
Catherine Vergot Class of 1993
Army, 1 Years
Was a truck driver (88M0 in the army and also served in the Navy as a data processing technition from june 1993 to june 1997.
Cathryn D'Arcy (Cathy Collins)
Cathryn D'Arcy (Cathy Collins) Class of 1971
Air Force, 4 Years
I served 11/12/1971 to 11/11/1975
Charles D lawhead
Charles D lawhead Class of 1969
Navy, 20+ Years
Retired SMC (SW)
Christina M. Lux
Christina M. Lux Class of 1998
Air Force, 10 Years
Joined the United States Air National Guard in 1998. Is still in the service.
Daniel Britton
Daniel Britton Class of 1991
Army, 5 Years
Old Guard, 82nd Airborne Division
David Angood
David Angood Class of 1976
Navy, 20+ Years
Surface Warfare Officer, retired with the rank of Captain (O-6) with 27 years of service. Had command twice, USS ANCHORAGE (LSD-36) and BOXER Expeditionary Strike Group (comprised of 9 ships and a Marine Expeditionary Unit)
David Rogers
David Rogers Class of 1963
Air Force, 20+ Years
acft mech,special forces,
Dennis Mapes
Dennis Mapes Class of 1966
Navy, 20+ Years
Retire as a Chief Petty Officer (YNC). Deployed to Tonkin Gulf in 1967/68 with DESRON 17 as Search and Rescue. East and West Coast commands. Worked in Pentagon for 2 years and NATO Brussels, Belgium. Operation Iraqi Freedom in 2006.
Doug Trites
Doug Trites Class of 1976
Navy, 5 Years
Sub Service, USS James Madison SSBN 627 Gold Crew.
Douglas M Decker
Douglas M Decker Class of 2005
Army, 10 Years
Health Care NCO.
Dwain E Wood
Dwain E Wood Class of 1964
Air Force, 4 Years
US Air Force / Stationed at Incerlik AFB, Adana, Turkey and Malmstrom AFB, Great Falls, MT. I was a Security Policeman.
Dwain E. Wood
Dwain E. Wood Class of 1964
Air Force, 4 Years
Stationed in Adana, Turkey for 18 Months and Great Falls MT. I was a Security Policeman. Discharged in Dec 1968.
Francis W. Varin
Francis W. Varin Class of 1964
Army, 20+ Years
Served from 1965 to 1992. Retired as a Colonel.
Herbert Berwald
Herbert Berwald Class of 1951
Marine Corps, 20+ Years
Served 30 years. Retired as a colonel. Commanded an F4 Phantom squadron and an aircraft group.
Jarrett Richardson
Jarrett Richardson Class of 1992
Army Reserves, 15 Years
Michigan National Guard 92-93, Active army 93-96 from 97 to present Army reserve with one tour in Iraq in 08-09.
Jason Lam
Jason Lam Class of 2001
Air Force, 2 Years
Joined the USAF at the year end of 2007 and is currently serving overseas with NATO. He works directly with Precision Guided Missiles and plans to make a life long career out of the military.
John L. Lybarger
John L. Lybarger Class of 1967
Marine Corps, 4 Years
Not as lean or as mean, but always a Marine
John Peacock
John Peacock Class of 1984
Army, 20+ Years
Im all I can be NOW !
Kristien (Dougherty) Feld
Kristien (Dougherty) Feld Class of 1972
Army, 4 Years
Veitnam Era Medic

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Amy Lindsay
Class of '95

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