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


Class of 0
, Years

Michael E. Kane
Michael E. Kane
Class of 1970
Army, 20+ Years

U. S. Army Military Intelligence
Bethany LeeAnn Baker
Bethany LeeAnn Baker
Class of 2006
Navy, 1 Years

I was stationed onboard USS RONALD REAGAN, but was taken off and Stationed in a Helo Squadron due to prenancy, Im here now...
Casey Fitzgerald
Casey Fitzgerald
Class of 1994
Marine Corps, 8 Years

Served in Bosnia and did two tours in Iraq and afghanistan
Chad Spates
Chad Spates
Class of 1993
Air Force, 4 Years

Served as Supply Logistics Technician at Grand Forks AFB, ND
Christopher M. Roxhon
Christopher M. Roxhon
Class of 1987
Army, 16 Years

Enlisted as a Supply Specialist / PLL Clerk
Commissioned 2LT in 2000
Served four tours in Iraq as a Platoon Leader, Company Commander twice, and as a Brigade S-4.
David W. Amendola
David W. Amendola
Class of 1982
Air Force, 20+ Years

Served in USAF 1989-2010, retired at rank of TSgt. Communications-Computer Systems Operator. Stationed in Iceland, Michigan, California, Korea, Italy, Turkey, Lousiana, Germany, and Florida. Participated in Cease-Fire Campaign of Persian Gulf War (1994) , Bosnia peacekeeping (1995-1998), Kosovo War (1999), Operation Southern Watch (2000), NATO Operation Crescent Guard (2003), NATO Operation Distinguished Games (2004).
Felicia Randle
Felicia Randle
Class of 1993
National Guard, 9 Years

Military Police
Joe Hartmann
Joe Hartmann
Class of 1974
Army, 4 Years

3d Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard)
Army Ceremonial Unit
Conducted ceremonies at the White House, Pentagon and military funerals at Arlington National Cemetery, etc.
John Kenneth Jonak
John Kenneth Jonak
Class of 1991
Army, 14 Years

Active Army and Illinois National Guard. I have been on 3 deployments since 9/11 and am currently a Platoon Sergeant with A 2/122 FA.
Keith Nielsen
Keith Nielsen
Class of 1983
Air Force, 4 Years

Peterson A.F.B, NORAD
Kent Stromberg
Kent Stromberg
Class of 1964
Army, 2 Years

Served at Fort Ord Calif and then Edgewood Arsenal Md
Matt Gathman
Matt Gathman
Class of 1989
Navy, 4 Years

Stationed on The USS FLINT in Alameda CA and The USS PRINCETON in San Diego CA. Honorably Discharged on Jan. 26, 1998.
Michael Frank
Michael Frank
Class of 1987
Army, 17 Years

Still going. Enlisted as an Infantryman and progressed through a Field Artillery Officer until my present position as an Acquisition Officer (means I buy, test, and integrate all the new stuff). Deployed in support of Iraqi and Enduring (Afghanistan) Freedom a total of 4 times as well as 2 tours in Korea.
Michael Tutaj
Michael Tutaj
Class of 2005
Army, 3 Years

im currently serving in iraq and is coming back home from my deployment. im currently an m1a1 armor tanker,
Nate Cassidy
Nate Cassidy
Class of 2001
Army, 6 Years

Army Engineer 12B(Now 21B) and still going.
Patrick M. Bieneman
Patrick M. Bieneman
Class of 1966
Army, 20 Years

I served in the Infantry. Spent one tour in Vietnam. Retired after 18 1/2 years due to injuries related to my tour in VN.
Richard Bishop
Richard Bishop
Class of 1963
Army, 3 Years

Officer Candidate School Fort Benning, GA. Infantry Officer on the Korean DMZ.
Richard Bishop
Richard Bishop
Class of 1963
Army, 3 Years

Went to Infantry Officer Candidate School at Fort Benning, GA and then served on the Korean DMZ.
Robert Shanahan
Robert Shanahan
Class of 1993
Marine Corps, 6 Years

Nuclear Biological Chemical Officer
Operation Vigilant Warrior
MSG Operation: Europe & Africa

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