Central High School Alumni

Salem, Wisconsin (WI)

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

Amanda SLiker
Amanda SLiker
Class of 2000
Army, 9 Years

I was a reservist and spent 2 years in the wonderful Iraq as a fuel hauler and medic!!!
Barbara Schwark
Barbara Schwark
Class of 1979
Army, 4 Years

Served as a supply specialist in 1979-80 in West Germany. Also served 3 yrs. in U. S. Army Reserves as supply specialist and armorer.
Bill Hansen
Bill Hansen
Class of 1968
Navy, 4 Years

1970-'74 Gunners Mate Technician 3rd Class Operated and maintained ASROC (Anti Submarine ROCket Launcher). served on USS MacDonough DLG 8 and USS Julius A Furer DEG 6. Home ported in Charleston, SC and Newport, RI. Cruises to South America (UNITAS XII), Med Cruise, and North Atlantic (STANAVFORLANT) NATO squadron.
Brian Easthon
Brian Easthon
Class of 1998
Air Force, 6 Years

is Stationed in Tucson AZ, is a machinist and welder. Did one tour threw Afghanistan and spent a year in South Korea.
Brian Easthon
Brian Easthon
Class of 1998
Air Force, 4 Years

Brian iws stationed in Tucson, AZ right now and works in the shoip on fighter engines.
Claude Welker
Claude Welker
Class of 1977
Marine Corps, 4 Years

Worked on fighter jets (F4 Phantom)
Danny Yates
Danny Yates
Class of 1962
Army, 2 Years

Vietnam 1966-1967
David Briere
David Briere
Class of 1965
Army, 3 Years

Served March 1967 - January 1970, SP5, last assignment 2 yrs at 558th USAAG, Elefsis, Greece, Personnel Specialist
Don Conrad
Don Conrad
Class of 1962
Army, 5 Years

1966-1971
Capt Field Artillery
Vietnam, 11/1967-11/1968, 8/1970-8/1971
9th Inf Mekong delta, infantry advisor, I corp
Artiller advisor Mekong Delta
Eric Ward
Eric Ward
Class of 1996
Marine Corps, 4 Years

Stationed in Bangor, Washington where he guarded nuclear missles on Trident submarines, and was an anti-tank assaultman while stationed at 29 palms California.
Heather Aslett Cofer
Heather Aslett Cofer
Class of 1995
Army, 8 Years

Member of the Oregon Army National Guard since 2006.
Officer in the Army Nurse Corps.
Deployed to Iraq from July 2009 - May 2010.
Medical Command Med Det. Commander Oct 2011 to present.
Jacob Welker
Jacob Welker
Class of 2005
Marine Corps, 4 Years

I served from 05-09, i also did 2 years of the reserves n 2 years inactive. Iwas stationed in MCAS Yums, AZ and went on one deployment while i was active duty. In the reserves, imI was stationed at Great Lakes.
James R. Wachs MMCM(SW) USN RET
James R. Wachs MMCM(SW) USN RET
Class of 1971
Navy, 20+ Years

Joined the Navy after Graduation 1971 Served on board the USS Forrestal CV59 USS Garcia DE1040 USS Coral Sea CV43 USS Schofield FFG3 USS Cook FF1083 USS Okinawa LPH3 USS Reasoner FF1063 USS Long Beach CGN9 USS Midway CV41 USS New Jersey BB62 USS Nimitz CVN68 USS Camden AOE3 Stationed at San Diego CA Great Lakes IL Norfolk VA Port Deposit MD New Port RI Charleston SC Long Beach CA Lemoore CA San Diego CA Bremerton WA
Retired Master Chief Machinist Mate May 2000
Jim Farm
Jim Farm
Class of 1992
Air Force, 11 Years

Active duty B-1 pilot currently deployed in support of OEF.
Joe Zaleski
Joe Zaleski
Class of 1989
Army, 3 Years

Fort Dix, NJ
Fort Devens, MA
Schofield Barracks, HI
Operation Desert Storm with one tour of duty
John DeWitt
John DeWitt
Class of 1969
Air Force, 4 Years

U. S. Air Force Medic: 1971-1975, Travis AFB, CA; Karamurcel, Turkey. Note: I met Jack Schroeder in Wiesbaden, Germany,also serving as a Medic in the Air Force and later at Mare Island Naval Shipyard,CA as new apprentices on nuclear subs
Michael Tremonte
Michael Tremonte
Class of 1968
Air Force, 10 Years

US Air Force Academy. Graduated 1973. Flight Examiner Navigator, C-141 aircraft.
Michelle (Deede) Muck
Michelle (Deede) Muck
Class of 1988
Army, 1 Years

Fort Jackson, Fort Gordon, and Fort Hood
Ralph Ray Peaslee
Ralph Ray Peaslee
Class of 1969
Air Force, 4 Years

Texas,Kansas,Brazil,Vietnam.S.Carolina
Robert Graetz
Robert Graetz
Class of 1996
Army, 6 Years

Korea; Fort Leonard Wood, MO; Gulfport, MS; Fort Hood, TX; Iraq
Ryan Hacker
Ryan Hacker
Class of 2000
Army, 5 Years

OIF 1 and 3
Stephen Rasch
Stephen Rasch
Class of 1968
Air Force, 4 Years

served 4 years from 1969 to 1973 mission to support ground efferts in southeast asia,mainly viet nam served two years inactive duty. also was the last of the draft or selective service as we knew it.
Theodore H. Schmidkonz
Theodore H. Schmidkonz
Class of 1961
Army, 3 Years

101st Airborne Division
Atomic Demolition Platoon
Team Leader
Discharged,October of 1964
Theodore Schmidkonz
Theodore Schmidkonz
Class of 1961
Army, 3 Years

Atomic Demolition Platoon,326 Engineer Battalion,101st Airborne Division
West Jacobs
West Jacobs
Class of 1969
Air Force, 20+ Years

Aircraft Tech, Flight line supervisor, Crew Chief, Support Specialist, Maintenance Supervisor, NCOIC Training, USAF Academy Paracute Instructor, NCOIC USAF Para
william patrick thiry
william patrick thiry
Class of 1974
Air Force, 4 Years

aircraft mechanic 3 yrs az 1 yr turkey
william thiry
william thiry
Class of 1974
Air Force, 4 Years

1979-1983 3 years at Williams afb in az. 1 year at Incirlic air base in Turkey
william thiry
william thiry
Class of 1974
Air Force, 4 Years

3 years at Williams afb AZ... 1year at Incirlik afb Turkey
Zachary Willie
Zachary Willie
Class of 2001
Army, 3 Years

Stationed at Ft. Campbell. Just got home from a year long tour in Iraq. MOS- Small Arms Repair

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Juan Valencia
Class of '04

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