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

arthur a kropp
arthur a kropp Class of 1941
Navy, 6 Years
aviation radioman 1c combat aircrew. VT20
Cal McNutt
Cal McNutt Class of 1966
Army, 2 Years
Served in the Republic of Vietnam at Quang Tri Combat Base 1969/1970. Completed service obligation in Chicago, IL and Detroit, MI.
David J. Wykrent
David J. Wykrent Class of 2001
Marine Corps, 4 Years
David joined the United States Marine Corps 4 years after graduating from Dearborn High School. He deployed with 1st Battalion, 24th Marines H&S Company based out of Mt. Clemens, Michigan to Fallujah, Iraq from 2006-2007. He served as a cross-over (3043-0311) infantryman billet in the Guard Force platoon. His duties included mounted patrols, missions, and base security while carrying out positions such as Vehicle Commander, Driver, Machine Gunner, Dismount, and Sentry.
Dennis Kliza
Dennis Kliza Class of 1972
Air Force, 20+ Years
1977 Air Force Academy graduate 16 year Air Force pilot Lt. Col retired in 1996 Taught in the Chemistry Department of the Air Force Academy for seven years
Douglas k hubbard
Douglas k hubbard Class of 1957
Army, 2 Years
1963 to 1965 second division.
Frank Farkas
Frank Farkas Class of 1981
Navy, 20+ Years
25 year veteran. Multiple deployments to Asia ,Africa, Europe, and The Middle East. Amassed over 3500 flight hours. Had a highly dedicated career.
Gordon E. Ralph
Gordon E. Ralph Class of 1974
Army Reserves, 6 Years
E-5, 91-Delta, 349th General Hospital 1983-1989
Jim Beck
Jim Beck Class of 1952
Army, 3 Years
Signal Corps--Germany--spec 3
Jim Sabo
Jim Sabo Class of 1965
Army, 2 Years
Military Police - Nha Trang, Viet Nam - 10/1/68 to 12/2/69. Patrol, guard, MP Station Desk Clerk, lastly Provost Marshal's Office
John Ackerman
John Ackerman Class of 1956
Navy, 20+ Years
Served 31 years in both enlisted and commissioned status. Served in submarines, submarine rescue ships. Qualifed as a deep sea diving officer in 1970. Commanded the combat salvage ship USS Conserver (ARS-39) from 1984 to my retirement in December, 1986
John Ackerman
John Ackerman Class of 1956
Navy, 20+ Years
31 years in submarine and deep sea diving fields. Retired in 1987 as a Lieutenant Commander.
John Munsie
John Munsie Class of 1962
Army, 2 Years
Medical Corps - Vietnam
Justin Peterson
Justin Peterson Class of 2001
Marine Corps, 5 Years
Justin Peterson joined the Marine Corps following his graduation from Dearborn High School. His job entailed working as a helicopter crew chief and ended his active duty contract as a Sergeant. He served in Operation Iraqi Freedom. Unfortunately, Justin has recently passed away on the morning of Sunday August 10th, 2008 in Dearborn, Michigan. He is survived by his parents and his sister.
michael Salliotte
michael Salliotte Class of 1997
Marine Corps, 5 Years
Michael served on one of the first battalions to enter Iraq in 2003.
thomas l. keiser
thomas l. keiser Class of 1955
Army, 2 Years
October 1956 to October 1958. Basic Training at Ft. Leonard Wood, Missouri. Advanced Training at Morse Code Communications School at Fort Chaffee, Arkansas. Assigned to 530th Field Artillary Corporal Missile Batallion, 5th Army at Katherine Barracks in Gonsenheim, West Germany. (Near Mainz and Wiesbaden). Released from active duty at Ft. Sheridan, Illinois.
William Taylor
William Taylor Class of 1966
Navy, 9 Years
4 1/2 years in the western Pacific/SE Asia. 2 years in VN, in country, another 3 years shipboard Gulf of Tonkin. 1 year Mediterranean, southern Spain. Rest California, Tennessee, Washington state, etc.

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Liz Valentine
Class of '77

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Looking for graduates from class of 1965

A 50TH. class reunion is in the planning stages for Sept. 2015. Please contact me to update any contact info.
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