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

Bill Post
Bill Post Class of 1968
Air Force, 3 Years
US Air Force, stationed at K I Sawyer AFB, MI
Brian McIlquham
Brian McIlquham Class of 1989
Navy, 20+ Years
Retired October 1, 2009 after serving 20+ years in the Submarine Force Pacific Fleet.
Gary Geissler
Gary Geissler Class of 1969
Air Force, 20+ Years
Master Sergeant (Retired)
Gerald (Jay) Woldt
Gerald (Jay) Woldt Class of 1961
Army, 20+ Years
I was drafted in 1966 or as they say, "you accept a commission." I was a CRNA (Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist). I was stationed in San Antonio, TX times 2; Denver, CO; Korea; Hawaii; RVN at the 93rd Evac Hospital, 27th Surgical Hospital, and 67 Evac Hospital; Tacoma, WA; Ft. Leavenworth, KS; Augusta, GA; Portland, OR for Graduate School; Landstuhl, Germany; and retired from Ft. Belvoir, VA. I stayed in VA until both children graduated from college, then moved to Minneapolis in 1998 to be closer to my mother in Chippewa Falls. I worked another 21 years as a CRNA in the civilian world and retired in 2006.
John Eystad
John Eystad Class of 1975
Air Force, 8 Years
Crash Fire Rescue, Fla, AK,
Kerry Schindler
Kerry Schindler Class of 1986
Army, 20+ Years
Retired Lieutenant Colonel
Kevin P. Greening
Kevin P. Greening Class of 1982
Army, 20+ Years
Chief Warrant Officer II currently stationed at Fort Drum, NY. Will be deployed for a second tour in Iraq in October of 2009.
Kevin P. Greening
Kevin P. Greening Class of 1982
Army, 20+ Years
Chief Warrant Officer 2 currently stationed at Fort Drum, NY. Will be deployed for his second tour in Iraq in October of 2009..
Lisa Waltner
Lisa Waltner Class of 1985
Army, 8 Years
Served as a Military Intelligence Communications Specialist at Ft. Stewart, GA. Also trained in Radiology at Ft. Sam Houston, TX.
Luke Gehweiler
Luke Gehweiler Class of 1998
Navy, 7 Years
Navy Seabeas 5 deployments oveseas 2 in Iraq
Mark LeDuc
Mark LeDuc Class of 1970
Air Force, 3 Years
Mark served in the US Air Force for three years during the Vietnam era 1971 to 1974, he was stationed in Osaka Japan in 1972 and then at Luke AFB in 1973 before leaving the service in 1974 with a medical discharge. He moved to Florida and graduated with an AA in computer science. Sadly, he passed away due to medical complications on April 14, 2016 in Florida.
Mark McCarty
Mark McCarty Class of 1977
Army, 20+ Years
After I graduated from Chi-Hi in 1977 I served as an infantryman on active duty from 1977-1981. Went to UW-Stevens Point 1981-1985 and ROTC and returned to active duty from 1985-1988. Served the remaining years in the US. Army Reserve from 1988-2003. Retired as a Major with over 21 years combined enlisted and officer service. Served in Korea, Germany, Phillipines and Australia.
Robert John Liedl
Robert John Liedl Class of 1993
Army, 20+ Years
20+ years. Retired November 2015. Now working as a military instructor at Ft. Sam Houston, San Antonio, TX.
Robert Liedl
Robert Liedl Class of 1993
Army, 20+ Years
Sergeant First Class 1995-current Stationed at Ft. Sam Houston, TX
Steven Heimerl
Steven Heimerl Class of 1981
National Guard, 20+ Years
Enjoyed a full 20-years in the Army National Guard. Never deployed to a war zone, not sure if that's a good thing or a bad thing. Through the years I worked in Communications, Operations and Personnel. Was my unit's Retention NCO for several years.
Todd Conley
Todd Conley Class of 1974
Navy, 20+ Years
United States Navy 30+ Years.

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