Cahokia High School Alumni

Cahokia, 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

Aaron  David Cleveland
Aaron David Cleveland
Class of 1973
Air Force, 20+ Years

Two tours in the Philippines, Korea, and Honduras.
Adam C. Sadowski
Adam C. Sadowski
Class of 1962
Army, 20+ Years

1967-70 U.S. Army tour in Korea
1979-01 TX ARNG, KS ARNG & Army Reserve Desert Storm
Daniel Ledermann
Daniel Ledermann
Class of 1980
Air Force, 20+ Years

27 years.Desert Storm. Provide Comfort. Iraqi Freedom. Enduring Freedom
DARWIN MOORE
DARWIN MOORE
Class of 1995
Marine Corps, 4 Years

NATIONAL DEFENSE
Darwin Moore
Darwin Moore
Class of 1996
Marine Corps, 8 Years

Served from 1996- 2000 National Defense
Dennis Bollinger
Dennis Bollinger
Class of 1965
Marine Corps, 3 Years

Served in Viet Nam during various campaigns. Sgt Bollinger received the Purple Heart, National Defense Medal, Vietnamese Service Medal w/2, Viet Nam Campaign Medal w/60 and Rifle Expert Badge. He was with the 3rd HowBtry, 11th Mar, 1st Mar Div. He served his country from 1966 to 1969. He is now deceased.
DENNIS E. WILLIFORD
DENNIS E. WILLIFORD
Class of 1963
Air Force, 20+ Years

6 YEARS IN NAM
PURPLE HEART
SILVER STAR
DENNIS E. WILLIFORD
DENNIS E. WILLIFORD
Class of 1963
Air Force, 20+ Years

SPENT 6 YEARS IN VIET NAM, THOUGHT THEY WERE TRYING TO GET RID OF ME. TAUGHT MECHANICS ON 6 DIFFERENT AIRCRAFT FOR 16 YEARS. RETIRED IN 1989 AFTER 26 YEARS. HAD A COUNTRY AND WESTERN BAND EVERY STOP
Douglas Jones
Douglas Jones
Class of 1999
Army, 7 Years

Served 7 years in the Army Did 2 Combat Tours in Iraq
james H minton
james H minton
Class of 1954
Air Force, 20+ Years

retired after 23 years service. viet nam vet
jesse stevenso
jesse stevenso
Class of 1999
Army, 10 Years

did 7 years in the marine corps now in the army for 3 years at ft. campbell been 3x to iraq a total of 25 1/2 months in the hell hole.
Konrad Faries
Konrad Faries
Class of 1998
Air Force, 4 Years

Konrad served 4 years on Active Duty and is now in the Army National Guard and set to deploy to Afghanistan in June of 2008.
Larry Jay Brant
Larry Jay Brant
Class of 1982
Navy, 1 Years

Navy Chaplain beginning in 2009
Lloyd Hall
Lloyd Hall
Class of 1968
Marine Corps, 4 Years

Advance recon / demo spec. / gorilla warfare spec. / small arms spec. / sniper
Michael E. Fornachon
Michael E. Fornachon
Class of 1979
Air Force, 12 Years

Security Forces
Michael McCluskey
Michael McCluskey
Class of 1968
Army, 20+ Years

1969-1991:
USNavy
USAFR
USArmy
Michael Timpe
Michael Timpe
Class of 1975
Navy, 20+ Years

Cryptologic Technician retired
NISHAN AMERSON
NISHAN AMERSON
Class of 1998
Navy, 10 Years

Hospital Corpsman/Pharmacy Technician
Patrick York
Patrick York
Class of 1986
Army, 4 Years

Served 11-86 thru 04-91
Paula Stephens McLean
Paula Stephens McLean
Class of 1975
Navy, 20+ Years

Got bored with HS so went and got GED, then went into the US Navy. Became a Cryptologist CTO communications specialist. Went to Spain, met husband, married and went on to Hawaii, Maine, Guam,Japan & retired at last duty station in Pensacola. Went up in ranks fast as a Chief Petty Officer. Now retired and RVing across U.S and living large. Have one Son & living in RV community in Florida.
Richard Williamson
Richard Williamson
Class of 1964
Air Force, 4 Years

Egress mechanic. Served in Bitburg, Germany and Sumter, SC.
Shadoe Mark Drury
Shadoe Mark Drury
Class of 1973
Marine Corps, 6 Years

Vietnam
Shadoe Mark Drury
Shadoe Mark Drury
Class of 1973
Marine Corps, 6 Years

Vietnam era
Timothy Heath
Timothy Heath
Class of 2001
Navy, 4 Years

Military pollice and Correction Specialist

Classmates Spotlight

Cahokia High School Classmates

Diane Schmidt
Class of '70

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School News

Death of one of our classmates

Scott Kennedy passed away March 2, 2012 if anyone remembers him he was the oldest of 3 boys Tony and danny Kennedy they ...
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Our Cahokia 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 Cahokia High School Military to know that they are loved and appreciated. All of us in Cahokia are proud of our military alumni and want to thank them for risking their lives to protect our country!