Belvidere High School Alumni

Belvidere, 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!

Lost Class Rings

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Honored Military Alumni

Brad Mayberry
Brad Mayberry
Class of 1987
Marine Corps, 5 Years

MALS-11 MCAS El Toro California
Bruce Boettcher
Bruce Boettcher
Class of 1981
Marine Corps, 11 Years

I was a Combat Engineer for 11 years and served in Desert Shield/Desert Storm
Daniel R. Chavarria
Daniel R. Chavarria
Class of 1988
Marine Corps, 8 Years

Military police
Daniel Ryman
Daniel Ryman
Class of 1978
Marine Corps, 20+ Years

Served as a H-1 Huey/Cobra Helicopter Crew Chief for 10 years. Promoted to Warrant Officer served as a Maintenance Engineering Officer for 7 years and Promoted to Limited Duty Officer for the remainder. Retired 10/1/05 as a Major.
David Meinheit
David Meinheit
Class of 1969
Navy, 20+ Years

Enlisted in the Navy as an Operations Specialists. Entered Officer Candidate School in 1980 and retired as a Lieutenant Commander. Served on 5 different ships.
Jerry McGivern
Jerry McGivern
Class of 1959
Navy, 4 Years

Communication Technician 1959 to 1963. Adak Alaska '60-'61, Waihiwa, HI '61-'63. Special duty to Christmas Island Atomic Bomb tests. Special duty on USS Bonne Homme Richard Aircraft Carrier for 6 months off Japan. USS Pueblo was duty station for CT's. Also served on USS Rowan, a destroyer.
Joseph Smith
Joseph Smith
Class of 1969
Army, 20+ Years

USMC 1969-1975 (CPL) Army Reserve 79-80,NG 80-81, U.S.Army 81-02 as a 13Foxtrot Artillery Forward Observer. Served 4 th ID, 8th ID, 5th Corp, 12th Avn, 10th Mtn over 21 years retiring as an E9 Sergeant Major.
Richard Brady
Richard Brady
Class of 1964
Navy, 5 Years

Ended up in the Aviation branch of the Navy, hunting Russian Subs over in the Med as we called it! I was stationed with a land based sub hunter squadron up in Maine! Flew from there to Sicily where we did 8/12 hour patrols of the Med serching for Russian Subs! I was with Patrol Squadron VP-23 and we flew Neptune P2V-7 aircraft. I mustered out in 1969 E-4 over 5!
Robert  S. Horton
Robert S. Horton
Class of 1955
Air Force, 4 Years

Ronald Ostrum
Ronald Ostrum
Class of 2004
National Guard, 7 Years

Military Police

Classmates Spotlight

Belvidere High School Classmates

Amber Dye
Class of '98

Alumni Stories

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School News

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