Military Alumni

Military 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

Al Eckhart
Al Eckhart Class of 1967
Army, 20+ Years
1967 to 1970 enlisted time including a tur in Vietnam. 1976 to 1994 Military Intelligence Officer including tours in Europe, the Defense Intelligence Agency, and the Pentagon.
Al Eckhart
Al Eckhart Class of 1967
Army, 20+ Years
Three years enlisted service 1969-1970. Served one year in Vietnam. Eighteen years as an officer 1976-1994. Retired as a Major.
Barry J Morrison
Barry J Morrison Class of 1963
Army, 3 Years
Vietnam Nov 67-Nov 68
Cindee Bykkonen
Cindee Bykkonen Class of 1979
Air Force, 20+ Years
Four years active duty, rest of the time in the Air Force Reserves.
Dave Stefanac
Dave Stefanac Class of 1976
Navy, 20+ Years
Radioman. Retired Master Chief Petty Officer.
George Perreault
George Perreault Class of 1976
Navy, 10 Years
US NAVY Submarine Service
John P Yates
John P Yates Class of 1958
Navy, 20+ Years
USS Aldebaran AF-10 USS Basilone DD-824 USS Cone DD-866 Naval Station Guantanamo Bay, Cuba USS Garcia FF-1040 USS Mount Baker AE-34 Gharleston Naval Shipyard, SC
Joseph C. Snow
Joseph C. Snow Class of 1975
Air Force, 20+ Years
1977-1979: Weapons Mechanic (46250) loaded bombs and maintained the release systems on B-52 aircraft. 1984-2012: Commissioned Officer retiring as a Lieutenant Colonel. Weapons Systems Officer on F-111 fighter/bomber and RAF Tornado GR1. Air Liaison Officer supporting 10th Mountain Division, 1st Cavalry Division, and 1st Corp.
Keith Finkel
Keith Finkel Class of 1962
Marine Corps, 8 Years
military police and drill instructor
Matthew M. Ekdahl
Matthew M. Ekdahl Class of 1958
Navy, 20+ Years
Enlisted in Oct 59. Served at Guantanmo Bay, Cuba, WSMR, New Mexico, NWS, Yorktown, VA USS Sierra AD-18, USS Sellers DDG-11, USS Barney DDG-6, USS America CVA-66, :USNS Bowditch TAGS-21, USS Richmond K. Turner CG-20. Retired as a CWO-4 Apr 82.
Richard Jilbert
Richard Jilbert Class of 1948
Navy, 4 Years
Electronic Technician First Class (ET1)
Robert Crnkovich
Robert Crnkovich Class of 1948
Air Force, 20+ Years
jet mechanic B52 bomb nav systems technician precision measurement equipment laboratory technician
Tony Peters
Tony Peters Class of 1984
Marine Corps, 20+ Years
I served 4 years in the Crops and 16 in the Army. I was a member of Wpns Co 2/8 USMC (Cpl), I was a 14E Patriot crewmer for 16 years(SFC) RET 2004.

Classmates Spotlight

Calumet High School Classmates

Gail Tulppo
Class of '66

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