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

Dale Frehmeyer
Dale Frehmeyer
Class of 1970
Army, 3 Years

Combat Engineer 12B40
1st Cavalry Division
Viet Nam 1971
david sandt
david sandt
Class of 1975
Navy, 11 Years

Mess Management Specialist First Class
Denice Erickson
Denice Erickson
Class of 1972
Navy, 3 Years

Data Processing ASWOC Bermuda
Dennis Bechtel
Dennis Bechtel
Class of 1961
Navy Reserves, 20+ Years

Retired from the USNR as a CPO having served in various Intelligence units for almost 23 years.
Jim Caputo
Jim Caputo
Class of 1963
Army, 2 Years

Forward Observer, 7/9th Artillery, III Corp, 1968-1969, 1LT, two forms of cancer caused by agent orange.
Joseph Drochak
Joseph Drochak
Class of 1972
Army, 2 Years

South Korea 72-73 2nd MP Co. Camp Casey
4th MP Co Ft. Carson CO.
Joseph Fugate
Joseph Fugate
Class of 1961
Army, 6 Years

Combat engineer/ army intelligence/ radio / crypto code/ United Nations Detail
Keith Lay
Keith Lay
Class of 1966
Army, 3 Years

Went to Vietnam February 1969. Was in the field for 6 months, & 9 months as a door gunner. The helicopter had an engine failure on August 1970, & was medivaced out of the country.
Kevin Whelan
Kevin Whelan
Class of 1967
Navy, 4 Years

USS Independence CVA 62
Mike Vanderwyst
Mike Vanderwyst
Class of 1968
Navy, 4 Years

Served for years aboard the aircraft carrier USS Coral Sea CVA-43 which included two tours to Vietnam.
Patrick St. Clair
Patrick St. Clair
Class of 1967
Air Force, 6 Years

Served in Sacramento, CA followed by four years in Great Britain.
Paul Tomecek
Paul Tomecek
Class of 1969
Marine Corps, 20+ Years

Engineer Officer
Randall Lee "BUD" Couey
Randall Lee "BUD" Couey
Class of 1961
Air Force, 10 Years

Served in Newfoundland, Michigan, and Texas
volunteered twice to serve in Vietnam, but due to medical issues continued to serve stateside. Trained as a fuel management specialist.
Richard Cook
Richard Cook
Class of 1969
Army, 3 Years

Vietnam June 1970 - March 1972
steven kilgore
steven kilgore
Class of 1976
Army, 14 Years

14yrs active and active reserve.
Thomas Maurer
Thomas Maurer
Class of 1955
Navy, 20+ Years

Naval Aviator
Thomas O'Shea
Thomas O'Shea
Class of 1974
Army, 2 Years

United States Army Military Police Corp.
Nuclear and Chemical Security Specialist
ABerdeen Proving Grounds, MD.
Tom McLauchlin
Tom McLauchlin
Class of 1968
Marine Corps, 20+ Years

Retired Master Sergent from MCAS Tustin Ca. Avionics Chief Mals 16
Tom McLauchlin
Tom McLauchlin
Class of 1968
Marine Corps, 20+ Years

Retired master sargent.

Classmates Spotlight

Berea High School Classmates

Nina Geoffrion
Class of '64

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