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

christopher a spaleny
christopher a spaleny
Class of 2006
Army, 1 Years

infantry 240b gunner
Christopher RIkli
Christopher RIkli
Class of 2000
Army, 7 Years

Airborne Infantryman, OEF and OIF vet, currently stationed in San DIego, CA as a recruiter.
Christopher Spaleny
Christopher Spaleny
Class of 2006
Army, 1 Years

Army Infantry, stationed out of Ft. Campbell KY. Will be deployed to Afganistan in June.
dana lance
dana lance
Class of 1967
Army, 2 Years

high voltage lineman
Dennis O'connor
Dennis O'connor
Class of 1965
Navy, 20+ Years

Command Master Chief
Harry Kapp
Harry Kapp
Class of 1961
Marine Corps, 4 Years

Aircraft ordnance
Heather Clark (Nice)
Heather Clark (Nice)
Class of 2003
Marine Corps, 4 Years

In support of OIF and OEF, served as a water purification specialist. Developing potable water sources for FOB's.
Jayson Adler
Jayson Adler
Class of 2005
Army Reserves, 8 Years

Army Reserve SSG. Served 8 years as of 2011 and still enlisted. 1 tour in Iraq. Full time Human Resources Specialist GS-9 for Department of Defense.
Jayson Adler
Jayson Adler
Class of 2005
Army, 4 Years

SGT, Iraq Veteran.
john sherman
john sherman
Class of 1980
Marine Corps, 14 Years

served in saudi and other ports over seas
John sherman
John sherman
Class of 1981
Marine Corps, 14 Years

is now currently in the federal government as a federal officer.
Justin Spaleny
Justin Spaleny
Class of 2003
Army, 2 Years

Army medic, out of Ft. Bliss TX. Currently deployed in Iraq.
Melanie (Rawlings) Lemus
Melanie (Rawlings) Lemus
Class of 2000
Navy, 3 Years

2003-2006 US Navy Journalist. Served in Sasebo, Japan.
Nathan Schoech
Nathan Schoech
Class of 1992
Army, 5 Years

88m in Germany,Fort Bragg NC for JFK Special Warfare Center and School. Sp Fors.
Patrick  Graham
Patrick Graham
Class of 1987
Navy, 4 Years

Aircraft handler U.S.S. Kitty Hawk,
Rachael VanValkenburgh Overweg
Rachael VanValkenburgh Overweg
Class of 1989
Navy, 5 Years

Served in Japan, and Hawaii with deployments in support of Persian Gulf War. Currently serving as Chaplain of VFW Post 2144 in Holland, MI and as part of the Honor Guard.
Randall Drake
Randall Drake
Class of 1975
Army, 6 Years

Served in the communications corp. as a satellite/microwave operator and repairman. Served 2 1/2 years in Arizona and 3 1/2 years in Germany.
Richard Whinchester
Richard Whinchester
Class of 1998
Army, 5 Years

he was stationed in iraq, he lost his closest partners . his wife gave birth while he was stationed in iraq his name is Carson Camille Oreeckj..
Seth Porter
Seth Porter
Class of 2000
Army, 5 Years

Forward Observer
Stephen Hewitt
Stephen Hewitt
Class of 2002
Marine Corps, 6 Years

Served 6 years in the US Marines. Served 4 tours to Iraq, 2 to Afghanistan and 1 tour in Haiti. Specialized in infantry tactics and served in the special forces. Currently a security advisor for the Department of Defense and US State Dept.

Classmates Spotlight

Buckley Community High School Classmates

Harry Kapp
Class of '61

Alumni Stories

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School News

Alumni Reunion Dinner

Saturday May 28, at 5 pm.
Dinner at the small gym.
For Reservation's please call me at 231-269-3322.
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Our Buckley Community 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 Buckley Community High School Military to know that they are loved and appreciated. All of us in Buckley are proud of our military alumni and want to thank them for risking their lives to protect our country!