Danville High School Alumni

Danville, Illinois (IL)

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

Anton Hatfield-Nicholson
Anton Hatfield-Nicholson
Class of 1959
Army Reserves, 6 Years

Ft Leonard Wood
1959
Bobbi Lane-Richards
Bobbi Lane-Richards
Class of 1984
Army, 11 Years

Served in the military for eleven years as a mechanic & master driver
Calvin ADams
Calvin ADams
Class of 1989
Navy, 17 Years

Military Police Officer. Served in operation Desert Storm and Operation Iraqi Freedom.
Danny J Falke
Danny J Falke
Class of 1965
Air Force, 4 Years

Met a lot of great people---had a lot of great experiences-------drank a lot------was a "Intercept Control Tech"---made E-5 in lees than 4----was in 1966-1970------would never do it again!!
Erik Bratland
Erik Bratland
Class of 1998
Coast Guard, 4 Years

Was in the Navy from 2000-2004, then went into the Coast Guard. Spent two years in Kodiak, AK, and now in Philadelphia. Just re-upped.
Married 7-11-07 to Shy.
Erik J Vaughn
Erik J Vaughn
Class of 1985
Army, 20+ Years

Retired in 2007 with 22 years in.
Gail Andrews Hardy
Gail Andrews Hardy
Class of 1964
Air Force, 2 Years

Personnel Specialist - Offutt AFB, Nebraska, Itazuke AB, Japan.
Gary Duprey
Gary Duprey
Class of 1975
Air Force, 20+ Years

Join Air Force April 1975 and remained for 26 years.Wideband and Satellite Communication. Retired as SMSgt E-8. Moved 11 times and retired in Omaha, Nebraska. Working for the Air Force as a government civilian.
Gary Duprey
Gary Duprey
Class of 1975
Air Force, 20+ Years

Wideband SATCOM
Gary Mauck
Gary Mauck
Class of 1962
Army, 20+ Years

Active Duty 1967 to 1969 with service in Vietnam.
Army Reserve Chaplain (LTC) with service from 1978 to 2004 including Operation Enduring Freedom.
Grayson Warbritton
Grayson Warbritton
Class of 1998
Marine Corps, 9 Years

Intelligence Analyst
Gregory W. Scott
Gregory W. Scott
Class of 1977
Air Force, 20+ Years

462X0/2W1X0 Aircraft Armament Systems Technician. Stationed in Lousiana, Upper Michigan Arkansas, Arizona and Iceland. Went on deployments to Hawaii, Canada, Germany and Panama. Deployed as a member of the famed Flying Tigers during Desert Storm. Enlisted right ou of high school in '77. Retired as a MSgt in '99 at Luke AFB, AZ.
Harry S. Walker, Lt, USCG, ret.
Harry S. Walker, Lt, USCG, ret.
Class of 1970
Coast Guard, 20+ Years

Navy 6 years, Coast Guard 24 years.

17 years at sea, stationed around the world.
James Hillard
James Hillard
Class of 1983
National Guard, 20+ Years

Retired MSG
James Hillard
James Hillard
Class of 1983
National Guard, 20+ Years

11B Infantryman
Jeff Sloger
Jeff Sloger
Class of 1984
Air Force, 20+ Years

8 years Active Duty in the Air Force, stationed at Elmendorf AFB, Alaska. 12 years with the Alaska Air National Guard.
Jeff Smith
Jeff Smith
Class of 1986
Air Force, 20+ Years

Have served in North Dakota, South Korea, Saudi Arabia, Germany, Missouri and Qatar
Jim Parker
Jim Parker
Class of 1983
Army, 15 Years

Finished my career at Fort Carson, Colorado with the 4th Infantry Division.
Jim Parker
Jim Parker
Class of 1983
Army, 15 Years

Retired
Joanne Marie Dahl Devine
Joanne Marie Dahl Devine
Class of 1971
Army, 3 Years

U. S. Army Clerk 1976-1979 at Fort Jackson. Served in the last division of WAC Womens Army Corp before coed military service was instituted. Love ya Veterens!!!
John C. E. Atwood
John C. E. Atwood
Class of 1968
Army, 20+ Years

Logistics Management in Maintenance and Supply. Served in Vietnam 1969 and 1970
Larry Goff
Larry Goff
Class of 1969
Marine Corps, 4 Years

4 yrs USMC (Sgt) 26+ Army National Guard retired Major in 2001
Larry Goff
Larry Goff
Class of 1969
Marine Corps, 4 Years

4 yrs USMC (Sgt) 26+ Army National Guard retired Major in 2001
Larry R. Lawson
Larry R. Lawson
Class of 1966
Air Force, 4 Years

Joined the Air Force in January 1967. Basic training at Lackland. Served at Strategic Air Command in Turkey for a year then stationed in Duluth, MN in Air Police
lee little
lee little
Class of 1958
Army, 3 Years

3 years active, 3 years active reserve...in Germany, 15 miles from the Iron Curtain where I served on a Nike Hercules anti-aircraft missile site near Mainz during the Cold War. Add a pic soon.
Marlena Rhoden
Marlena Rhoden
Class of 1999
Navy, 6 Years

Served 6 years as a Nuclear field electrician's mate. Served on 2 post 9/11 deployments.
Michael Kopp
Michael Kopp
Class of 1980
Army, 14 Years

US Army 1981 - 1995
michele hansen-hoback (Gurney)
michele hansen-hoback (Gurney)
Class of 1988
Air Force, 8 Years

Stationed in nebraska, turkey, holland, georgia, and italy. Services unit
Raymond Zufall
Raymond Zufall
Class of 1995
Army, 22 Years

Enlisted in The Marine Corps February 25 1996. Stayed in until November 19 2003. Honorably Discharged. Due to unforseen circumstances, enlisted in the The Army on June 25 2004. Retired June 2018. Disabled Afghanistan Veteran
Richard Dahl
Richard Dahl
Class of 1975
Air Force, 12 Years

Top Secret Language intrepteter ( arabic ) Served in Bethesda Md and on Crete as language specialist
Richard Huff
Richard Huff
Class of 1989
National Guard, 11 Years

Communications Sergeant. C 2nd 130th
Rick Francis
Rick Francis
Class of 1979
Army, 4 Years

Airborne
Robert F Enderby
Robert F Enderby
Class of 1963
Marine Corps, 2 Years

LCPL, machine gunner. Served with B Co
1st Bn 26th Marines at KheSahn Vietnam.
Bob was Killed in Action on 7 June 1967.
He will not be forgotten.
Shawn Cox
Shawn Cox
Class of 1986
Army, 6 Years

4 years in Mannheim, Germany with the 109th Trans Co. from 1986 to 1990. Transferred to the 101st Airborne Division and completed Airborne training at Ft. Campbell, KY and then joined my new unit in Saudi Arabia in September of 1990. Participated in the largest Air Assault mission in the history of the United States military when the war began. Exited the Army in 1992 and moved back to Illinois, lived in Champaign and went back to school on the G.I. Bill and Army College fund.
Ted Osborn
Ted Osborn
Class of 1964
Marine Corps, 4 Years

Recruit training at MCRD, San Diego, '66. Attended Mountain Warfare Training Center, Bridgeport, California, July '66. Served with 1st Marine Division, Danang, Viet Nam, '67 - '68. Attached to Korean Marine Corps, Hoi An, Viet Nam, spring of 1968. Remainder of enlisted time served at Camp LeJeune, N.C. Honorably discharged with rank of Sergeant.
Terry Rowley
Terry Rowley
Class of 1971
Navy, 20+ Years

Submarines
Thomas West
Thomas West
Class of 1995
Marine Corps, 13 Years

Infantry Battalion Radio Chief
Tim Griffin
Tim Griffin
Class of 1993
Army, 3 Years

19K Armored Crewman M1A1 Abrahms Tank
Xavier C. Walker
Xavier C. Walker
Class of 1966
Air Force, 20+ Years

Joined AF July 8th. 1966 after graduation, Lackland AFB., chose 462x0 career field, had Weapons Trng in Denver, Colo '66-67, '67-69 in New Mexico, Vietnam '69-70 as a Helicopter Door Gunner on UH1P's and N's, N. Carolina '70-7, served in Panama Canal Zone '71-75, Nellis AFB, Nevada '75-79, '80-86 and retired. Also spent time in Korea '79-80, TDY's to Canada, Taiwan, Thailand, Philippines, Tampa, Fla., and Hawaii.
Yantz Robinson
Yantz Robinson
Class of 1986
Army, 15 Years

Stationed in Baumholder Germany, Ft. Carson,Colorado, Ft. Stewart,GA

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Class of '88

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