Central High School Alumni

Aberdeen, South Dakota (SD)

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

ALLAN TERRY
ALLAN TERRY
Class of 1970
Army, 20+ Years

Three years enlisted service (1973-76) and nineteen years commissioned service. Retired 2001 at rank of lieutenant colonel.
Cecil Bashara
Cecil Bashara
Class of 1959
Navy, 20+ Years

Actually spent 3 years Army right out of high school. "LR" chose to dump me during this period! Got out in 1962, then into the Navy in1964. During most of my military career which included Viet Nam, I was involved in military communications. The rest, as they say, is a military secret. Retired from the Navy in June of 1984.
David Kemnitz
David Kemnitz
Class of 1974
Army Reserves, 20+ Years

Served in the Army from 85-96, as an EOD Officer (Explosive Ordance Detachment((Bomb Disposal)). Transfered to the Army Reserve as an AGR Officer, served in Desert Storm as a Bomb Disposal Officer, and served one tour in 06 in Iraq as the Iraqi EOD/Engineer Schools Officer. Retired from Active Duty in the Army Reserve on Mar 2011
David Kemnitz
David Kemnitz
Class of 1974
Army, 20+ Years

Came on active duty in 1985, served in Desert Storm as a EOD, Bomb Disposal Officer. Served in Iraq in 2006 as the Iraqi EOD/Schools Officer. Retired Lt. Col. 2011.
Don Geist
Don Geist
Class of 1980
Navy, 20+ Years

Retired BUC (Seabee)
Gail Nielsen Bishop
Gail Nielsen Bishop
Class of 1971
Navy, 20+ Years

Aviation Electronics Technician
Gary Call
Gary Call
Class of 1971
Army, 20+ Years

Served in Frankfurt and Heidleberg Germany - San Antonio Texas, Seoul Korea, Fort Carson Colorado Springs
Gavin Rueb
Gavin Rueb
Class of 1985
Air Force, 20+ Years

Currently (Dec 2008) serving in Belgium w/ NATO Forces
Gerald Currington
Gerald Currington
Class of 1980
Air Force, 20+ Years

Compat Photograpner 16 yrs, Graphic Artist 8 yrs, Information Technology 6 Retire in 2010
Gerald Streier
Gerald Streier
Class of 1967
Navy, 9 Years

Navy nuclear program, five years in submarines.
Gordon Holmes
Gordon Holmes
Class of 1957
Army, 3 Years

US Army Security Agency
Chitose, Hokkaido, Japan
3+ years
John Rott
John Rott
Class of 1958
Air Force, 6 Years

Served from Dec. 1962 thru Dec. 1968 with the rank of SSGT.
John Rott
John Rott
Class of 1958
Air Force, 6 Years

Staff SGT.
Kyla Lout
Kyla Lout
Class of 1983
Marine Corps, 6 Years

Computer geek
Leon Clark
Leon Clark
Class of 1982
Army, 33 Years

Airborne 7 SOG Panama Korea Germany Belgium South America war on drugs
Leon Clark
Leon Clark
Class of 1982
Army, 34 Years

Joined Army 1981 Air
Borne Ranger.stations include Panama.Germany South America Southcom,South com, Benning ,Ft Jackson,Ft Kobbe,Kobe, Davis spec ops
Mark McSorley
Mark McSorley
Class of 1979
Air Force, 15 Years

Served honorably in the USAF and took "Blow-Dry-Bill's" early retirement option!
Robert Daugherty
Robert Daugherty
Class of 1958
Air Force, 4 Years

Served in Texas, Colo, Idaho, Alaska & new Jersey. Assigned to Civil Engineering
Squadrons
Wendy Wayman (nee Milbrandt)
Wendy Wayman (nee Milbrandt)
Class of 1984
Army, 20+ Years

I have served 29 years and counting in the US Army ~ I spent 12 years as an enlisted Soldier and Non-Commissioned Officer and then transitioned to become a Warrant Officer ~ 17 years later I am a Chief Warrant Officer Five and still enjoying my service to our nation!

Classmates Spotlight

Central High School Classmates

Terry Finley
Class of '81

Alumni Stories

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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 Aberdeen are proud of our military alumni and want to thank them for risking their lives to protect our country!