Chesterton High School Alumni

Chesterton, Indiana (IN)

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

Amanda Taylor
Amanda Taylor
Class of 1997
Army, 5 Years

Medic, 5 years active duty with 720th Military Police BN, Fort Hood, TX. Currently in E Co. 249th Med Support BN Texas National Guard
Anthony Malis
Anthony Malis
Class of 1986
Navy, 8 Years

U.S. Navy Hull tec and Naval Security Police gulf war vet
Carl Jaeger
Carl Jaeger
Class of 1972
Air Force, 20+ Years

Retired with over 28 yrs active duty. Trained as Linguist in German, Russian,and Serbo-Croat languages. Stationed in TX, CA, CO, Berlin Germany, Italy, England, Bosnia, Macedonia, Uganda, Iraq.
Carl Jaeger
Carl Jaeger
Class of 1972
Air Force, 20+ Years

28 years and 2 months--would do it all again without regrets
Chris Dyer
Chris Dyer
Class of 1994
Air Force, 13 Years

B-1 Bomber/ Weapons Systems Officer (WSO)
Stationed at Dyess AFB, Texas
Daryl Niles
Daryl Niles
Class of 1976
Army, 20+ Years

Army Ranger
Debra Fuller
Debra Fuller
Class of 1969
Army, 14 Years

USANC....reserves 395th CSH in Gary, IN; 337th CSH Indianapolis, IN; 395th CSH Jacksonville, FL
Debra Grant Fuller
Debra Grant Fuller
Class of 1969
Army Reserves, 14 Years

USAR Nurse Corp
Dickie Wilson
Dickie Wilson
Class of 1967
Marine Corps, 20+ Years

Served 23 yrs and one tour in Vietnam
edward c young
edward c young
Class of 1938
Navy, 5 Years

active duty 1943-46 1950-52
naval reserve 1942-1973 retired 1973 lcdr
wwii uss birminghan 1943-46
korean war
frank lakotich
frank lakotich
Class of 1987
Air Force, 19 Years

cureentli in diego garcia
Frank Lakotich
Frank Lakotich
Class of 1987
Air Force, 20+ Years

Active-duty, 1988-2018
Frank Lakotich
Frank Lakotich
Class of 1987
Air Force, 19 Years

Currently serving on Diego-Garcia, B.I.O.T.; served in Saudia Arabia, Kuwait, Germany, Korea, Honduras, Italy, Hungry, TX, NM, ND, CA, and FL.
Hugh Landsperger
Hugh Landsperger
Class of 1987
Army, 20+ Years

Served in numerous theaters of operation including Iraq, Afghanistan
James D. Hall
James D. Hall
Class of 1962
Air Force, 4 Years

4677th Defence Systems Evaluation Squadron Hill AFB Utah, 507th Supply Squadron (support of 716th Bomb Squadron (B-52's) Kincheloe AFB Michigan.
James Thompson
James Thompson
Class of 1976
Army, 20+ Years

US Army, 10 years active duty, 10 years reserve. LTC Retired.
Jerry (Mouse) Heying
Jerry (Mouse) Heying
Class of 1967
Army, 3 Years

Served from 69-72. US Paratrooper. Medic.
Joe Navarro
Joe Navarro
Class of 1989
Marine Corps, 6 Years

1991-1997 Avionics on F/A 18 C's, 1st gulf war on the CV-64 The Connie! I saw the world, but took the long way.
Ken Bowling
Ken Bowling
Class of 1988
Marine Corps, 12 Years

Guam, California, Cuba, Somalia.

Left as a Staff Sergeant to join Wal-Mart Logistics. Currently a General Manager of a facility in Baytown, Tx.
Kristopher Wainwright
Kristopher Wainwright
Class of 1991
Marine Corps, 6 Years

August 1991 - 1995
MCRD Sand Diego
MCB Quantico, VA
MCB Camp Bulter, Okinawa Japan
MCB Camp Pendleton, CA

November 1997 - June 1999
MCAS El Toro, CA (Recalled to active duty for base closure)
Larry Buchwalter
Larry Buchwalter
Class of 1965
Air Force, 4 Years

Aircraft Electrician
Major David T Baum
Major David T Baum
Class of 1966
Army, 20+ Years

Served as helicopter instructor pilot. Saw duty in Vietnam, Korea, Germany, Honduras, and US.
matthew tomlin
matthew tomlin
Class of 1988
Navy, 10 Years

cooked aboard submarines
Miller
Miller
Class of 1999
Marine Corps, 9 Years

Analyst
Terry C Zethner Sr
Terry C Zethner Sr
Class of 1990
Army, 4 Years

I served from 92 to 96. Was also stationed in Mogadishu, Somalia from Sept 93 to Dec 93
William Gregory myers
William Gregory myers
Class of 1973
Army, 4 Years

Military intelligence (NSA) stationed at Tori Station on Okinawa, Japan from 1978 to 1982.

Classmates Spotlight

Chesterton High School Classmates

Valinda Olson
Class of '81

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