Military Alumni

Military 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

Bruce Freed
Bruce Freed Class of 1981
Air Force, 20+ Years
Missile Maintenance; First Sergeant
Gerald E. Wagley
Gerald E. Wagley Class of 1959
Navy, 10 Years
Navy Air AME
Larry Class of 1951
Army, 2 Years
1st Lt. Artillery, detailed to QM. Frankfurt, Germany
LARRY OCHSTEIN Class of 1951
Army, 2 Years
Army ROTC at Indiana University. Fort Lee, Virginia, Frankfurt, Germany. Trained Infantry;, Commissioned Artillery, detailed to Quartermaster Corps. Made 1st Lt.
Laura Slaughter
Laura Slaughter Class of 2007
Army, 3 Years
Chemical biological radiological nuclear specialist. (74D)
Lt. Colonel  Janet Berg
Lt. Colonel Janet Berg Class of 1973
Air Force, 20+ Years
I had a career of honorable service to God & Country. Highlights include the following: Highly decorated Vet, lifetime member of AFA, Graduate University of Evansville w/honors, pinned on my Gold Bars as 2nd Lt. Det.# 240 AFROTC May 77. One of the first women cadets successfully inducted in the all male Arnold Air Corps Society, I overcame tremendous odds, ridicule, and sexual harassments to be a member. My gruesome initiation was only a glimpse of the heartache I would be facing to earn a distinguished military career as a woman Air Force officer. Fought against the "Good Old Boys", system with tireless efforts to prove my worthiness alongside men for my earned promotions in rank. A superb leader in the most powerful Air Force in the World! Greatest Patriotic Achievements: Woman Officer escort for President Ronald Regan visit to California Air Base, European Battle Staff Officer, Desert Storm Veteran, Spokeswomen for NATO No Fly Zone, Public Affairs Officer acumen ensured public understanding of AF Mission with highly visible media; TV and Radio appearances to include Phil Donahue TV Show, Chicago, Good Morning America, Chanute Air Force Base, Romanian & Italian PBS Networks. Became Commander of 3372nd Student Squadron led more than 400 men & women to Team Excellence repeatedly during Higher Headquarters Inspections. Won ribbon honors for leading squadron during military parades. First lady officer to be on the Turkish American Association, in Ankara, Turkey, Joint Service, with sister services, Army, Marines, Navy, Coast Guard, Plans Action Officer for Contact Program with 11 Central Eastern Countries and Baltic Nations previously under Communist Control. Returned to USA and retired at Randolph Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. Since retirement have been a JROTC Leadership instructor for the Army program leading 6, 7, and 8th grade men and women students. Currently residing in Osceola, Indiana
Steve Heminger
Steve Heminger Class of 1968
Navy, 20+ Years
Served as an Aircrewman on the P-3 Orion, Anti-submarine aircraft. Our mission was to find, locate and track Soviet nuclear and diesel submarines that posed a threat to our country and shipping lanes.I also was on the first airplane to arrive at the KAL 007 downing. I was stationed in numerous countries around the world, including Japan, Okinawa, the Philippines, Italy, Spain, Greece, and Turkey. In all I logged over 8,000 hours of flight time and physically circled the globe in my travels. I retired in 1995 and I now teach Elementary Special Education students at Eden Wisconsin and live with my wife, Carol and my 9 year old son, James.
william shearer
william shearer Class of 1964
Navy, 3 Years
in the navy seabees from 1966 thru 1969. was in vietnam in 1967, 1968 and 1969. was in hue with the marines during the 1968 tet offensive helping to build bridges and roads along with bases etc. the seabees are construction battalions working with the marines, i was in mcb 121.

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Bremen High School Classmates

Adelaida Yanez
Class of '84

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