Douglas High School Alumni

Box Elder, South Dakota (SD)

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

Adam Johnson
Adam Johnson
Class of 2004
Air Force, 4 Years

AGE Maintenance
Alan Stone
Alan Stone
Class of 1978
Army, 4 Years

Polish Linguist
Alesha Kelly
Alesha Kelly
Class of 2001
Air Force, 4 Years

Currently serving a 6yr enlistment in the AF Reserves as a C-17 Loadmaster.
Anthony Henry
Anthony Henry
Class of 2004
Army, 4 Years

Supply
Barry Hines
Barry Hines
Class of 1975
Air Force, 20+ Years

Worked as a Metrologist...calibrated all equipment that was used to make accurate measurement/alignments.
Ben Rothman
Ben Rothman
Class of 1990
Army, 15 Years

Active Duty, Reserve, and National Guard.
1 Tour in Iraq completed, Currently in Kosovo.
Bert Kise
Bert Kise
Class of 1963
Air Force, 4 Years

Military Brat 1951 - 1963
Served 4 years 1966 - 1970
Bobby Silvey
Bobby Silvey
Class of 1972
Navy, 4 Years

Served aboard the USS Newport News CA-148 out of Norfolk, VA....Sailed from South America to the Arctic Circle, and from the East Coast to Northern Europe and anywhere in between....
Cary Triplet
Cary Triplet
Class of 1989
Army, 3 Years

US Arrmy
Chalermchon Cyre
Chalermchon Cyre
Class of 1982
Air Force, 20+ Years

Accounting and Finance
Charles (Chuck) Luckenbaugh
Charles (Chuck) Luckenbaugh
Class of 1967
Army, 22 Years

US Army 1967 - 1989 Served in Vietnam (Special Forces) Retired SGM
Charles Knight
Charles Knight
Class of 1965
Army, 20 Years

I spent 20 years in the Army, mostly as Infantry, retired as a CSM. 31 months in Vietnam, 13 years in Germany. Retired in 1987, got my Master's Degree and worked 23 years as a therapist.
Charles McGuirk
Charles McGuirk
Class of 1997
Army, 4 Years

ROTC
Chris Bowman
Chris Bowman
Class of 1984
Air Force, 6 Years

In the Air Force for 6 years. Loadmaster on a C-130 based out of Little Rock AFB, Arkansas. Webt to Kuwait during Bush Sr. Time in the White House.
Chris Martin
Chris Martin
Class of 1991
Air Force, 6 Years

Served in the Air Force as an SP then cross trained to work with the AWACS Aircraft. Was stationed at F.E. Warren, WY Kirkland, NM Keesler, MS Tinker, OK. Two Gulf War tours.
Clifford Steinke
Clifford Steinke
Class of 1969
Marine Corps, 20+ Years

retired
Daniel Ellefson
Daniel Ellefson
Class of 1990
Army, 8 Years

4 Yrs Active Duty 4Yrs National Guard
Darren Freeman
Darren Freeman
Class of 1990
Air Force, 16 Years

Supply Logistics, 820th Red Horse.
Darren Freeman
Darren Freeman
Class of 1990
Air Force, 20+ Years

Retired n 2013!!!! Luv u Dad
Darren Freeman
Darren Freeman
Class of 1990
Air Force, 15 Years

Logistics
David F Smith
David F Smith
Class of 1967
Army, 20+ Years

Served in Military Police, then CID Special Agent, retired
Retired Chief Warrant Officer
David F. Smith
David F. Smith
Class of 1967
Army, 20+ Years

Served seven years MP then completed college and rolled over to US Army Cid Special Agent. Retired 1995.
David F. Smith
David F. Smith
Class of 1967
Army, 20+ Years

Joined summer of 1967 after High School, entered US Army as MP, served 9 years, completed college, applied/accepted US Army Criminal Investigation, served 17 years, and retired Senior Special Agent. Later worked as Special Police Officer in North Carolina, rose to the rank of Capt. and retired in Nov. 2012.
David L. Banik
David L. Banik
Class of 1975
Coast Guard, 20+ Years

Served 27 years in the U.S. Coast Guard. Semper Paratus
David Milobar
David Milobar
Class of 1989
Air Force, 6 Years

PMEL/TMDE. Lakenheath, Wright-Patt, Edwards.
David P. Bush
David P. Bush
Class of 1994
Army, 11 Years

Served 3 years as an FDC for an M.L.R.S. Brigade at Ft. Sill, OK before changing my MOS to Communications. I spent the next 8 years at Ft. Hood, TX working in the Node Center of my platoon. Running fiber optic cables, setting up phones and internet for the units we supported. Did a number of deployments around the world to include Iraq.
David Stern
David Stern
Class of 1979
Air Force, 20+ Years

Served 26 years in the Air Force now retired working a company call BattleSpace working UAVs unmanned aircraft
Dawn Mehrer
Dawn Mehrer
Class of 1988
Army, 8 Years

Served proudly in the US Army during Operation Dessert Storm.
Dennis Griffee
Dennis Griffee
Class of 1973
Air Force, 20+ Years

2o years Air Force Security Police
Dillon McFarland
Dillon McFarland
Class of 1980
Air Force, 18 Years

1962-2002, After graduating from Douglas, McFarland attended the U.S. Air Force Academy, graduating in 1984. He served 14 years of active duty with the Air Force.


Since 1998, as a civilian, McFarland flew as a first officer for American Airlines but continued to serve as an Air Force Reserve pilot with the 419th Fighter Wing at Hill AFB.
Donald Dorsey
Donald Dorsey
Class of 1982
Marine Corps, 8 Years

Served United States Marine Corps 1982 - 1989
Now Servces in the US Army
Donna (Thomas) Davis
Donna (Thomas) Davis
Class of 1970
Air Force, 20+ Years

Avionics maintenance/quality assurance for aircraft and simulator maintenance.
Doug White
Doug White
Class of 1987
Marine Corps, 4 Years

Served in NC and Okinawa Japan
Dwight Davis
Dwight Davis
Class of 1964
Army, 2 Years

I was an infantry platoon sergeant in Vietnam 1969-70 in 2nd/35th Infantry, 4th Infantry Division, II Corps, Central Highlands.
ed packer
ed packer
Class of 1972
Air Force, 20+ Years

air force
Ed Packer
Ed Packer
Class of 1972
Air Force, 4 Years

Weapons mechanic; Nellis AFB, NV, Utapao, Thailand (307th MMS) and Ellsworth AFB, SD.
Edward L Miles, Jr
Edward L Miles, Jr
Class of 1963
Navy, 4 Years

Electricians Mate 3rd Class
Erik Chavez
Erik Chavez
Class of 1990
Army, 11 Years

Signals Intelligence Analyst & Chinese Linguist
Frank Trask
Frank Trask
Class of 1988
Navy, 12 Years

Started as aircraft mechanic now mostly management
Gary D. Varner
Gary D. Varner
Class of 1978
Army, 20+ Years

Combat Medic

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Drulana Castle
Class of '65

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