Dekalb High School Alumni

De Kalb, 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!

Lost Class Rings

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Honored Military Alumni

Al Peck
Al Peck
Class of 1961
Air Force, 20+ Years

AF pilot. Flew C-130 aircraft which included 2-yrs in Vietnam and 2-yrs with the Canadian Forces in Edmonton, Alberta.
Charles E. Smith
Charles E. Smith
Class of 1978
Army, 20+ Years

Enter the Army the same year I graduated spent 3 years in the 82nd ABN Div. The rest of the time was spent in Special Forces. Now contracting overseas.
Donald Roland Jr.
Donald Roland Jr.
Class of 1975
Air Force, 4 Years

During Cold war days Don walked the flight line with his M-16 guarding B52's loaded with nuclear bombs @ Ellsworth AFB Rapid city SD from his time in the service we acquired a brother in law 30 years later my sis is still married to russ thanks to don, he served his country and now lives in Dallas GA married with 2 step children and 2 grand kids.
Jeff Long
Jeff Long
Class of 1967
Army, 3 Years

Helicopter crew chief/door gunner Vietnam Jan1,1968 - Sept.20,1969.
Jim Dayton
Jim Dayton
Class of 1965
Navy, 4 Years

West Coast Submarine Support
Boot Camp, Electronics School Beginning and Intremediate One year.
Ships Supply Dept. One year.
Torpedo Maint. and Repair. Two years
John Sorensen   (Cam)
John Sorensen (Cam)
Class of 1959
Air Force, 4 Years

Served four years in USAF, 1961-1965. In 1962 he was one of the guards for President Kennedy's Air Force One while he visited Kirtland Air Force Base, New Mexico.
Kerzich,A. F.
Kerzich,A. F.
Class of 1959
Air Force, 5 Years

Enlisted Sept ‘59, Medical Service Specialist (Medic)’ 3 yrs total training and duty btwnTexas,Alabama &New Mexico then ,sent VietNam ,returned to U.S. and discharged ,Sept ‘64
Roger E Woodrum
Roger E Woodrum
Class of 1948
Army, 20+ Years

Command Sgt Major 32 yrs services
ron julin
ron julin
Class of 1965
Army, 2 Years

9th. infantry division vietnam 1967-1968

Classmates Spotlight

Dekalb High School Classmates

Julie Elders
Class of '91

Alumni Stories

High School Alumni Stores

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School News

DHS '08 Alum Releases Jazz Album

Saxophonist Jeff Miguel released his debut album, Perseverance, on May 3rd, 2015. Jeff recently received his M.A. in Mus...
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Our Dekalb 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 Dekalb High School Military to know that they are loved and appreciated. All of us in De Kalb are proud of our military alumni and want to thank them for risking their lives to protect our country!