Military Alumni

Military 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

Alexander Jeffferso
Alexander Jeffferso Class of 1938
Army, 3 Years
Fighter pilot with the famed "Tuskegee Redtails" shot down and caputured by the Germans
Arthur G. Austin Jr.
Arthur G. Austin Jr. Class of 1977
National Guard, 20+ Years
Currently the Deputy Commander, 46th Military Police Command, Lansing Michigan, Rank BG, 35 years of service.
Barbara Gibson-Hinderer
Barbara Gibson-Hinderer Class of 1983
Army, 3 Years
Proud to serve with the 2nd Forward Support Battaion and the 25th Medical Battalion, 25th Infantry Division, Schofield Barracks, Hawaii. Deployed to South Korea for Team Spirit '85. I was awarded the Army Achievement Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster and Army Commendation Medal.
Chester Class of 1979
Marine Corps, 6 Years
Motor transportation
George  Walowicz
George Walowicz Class of 1966
Air Force, 8 Years
Preventive Medicine in Air Force from 1967 - 1975 Stationed in South East Asia (Thailand) - Europe (London, England) and California (Sacramento and San Bernardino)
Lance C Williams
Lance C Williams Class of 1976
Army, 20+ Years
Retired 20 Years Active Duty
Les Walowicz
Les Walowicz Class of 1967
Army, 3 Years
128th Assault Helicopter Co, Vietnam, '69/'70 (Avionics Tech) 6th Avn Det, Vicenza, Italy, '71/'72 UH-1 Crewchief
Roberto J Angeles
Roberto J Angeles Class of 2006
Marine Corps, 2 Years
V-22 Osprey Electronics Technician
Ron Donakowski
Ron Donakowski Class of 1965
Army, 20+ Years
Helicopter Pilot - Vietnam 1970 Instructor Pilot at Army Aviation Center - 30 yrs+ Iran, Korea, Ft. Knox, Kentucky Ft. Wolters, Texas Ft. Polk, Louisiana Ft. Rucker, Alabama
Ronald Donakowski
Ronald Donakowski Class of 1965
Army, 20+ Years
I flew helicopters in Vietnam (1970) until I got medevaced to Japan, then Valley Forge Hospital after a "BAD GUNFIGHT" in the Mekong Delta. I instructed military helicopter student pilots for 30+ years. Presently I teach Night Vision Device Operations at the Army Aviation School at Ft. Rucker, Alabama. i occasionally make it back to Detroit for a REAL CONEY ISLAND. But...all my friends are....GONE!
Steven J Furtaw
Steven J Furtaw Class of 1974
Air Force, 4 Years
Communications Repairman
Wallace Class of 1982
Navy, 20+ Years
Entered the Navy on 02/22/83 and retired with an Honorable discharge on 02/28/03. Ribbons awarded was the Battle "E" Ribbon; Good Conduct Medals (5); National Defense Service Medals (2); Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal; Armed Forces Service Medal (2); Sea Service Deployment Ribbon(3); Navy/Marine Corps Overseas Ribbon; Expert Rifle/Pistol Medal and Enlisted Surface Warfare Insignia.

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Chadsey High School Classmates

Deborah Bruner
Class of '69

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