Military Alumni

Military Alumni

Honoring Our Heroes

This area is dedicated to our alumni that have served or are serving in our armed forces!

Lost Class Rings

Have you lost your Dowagiac Union High School class ring? Have you found someone's class ring? Visit our Chieftains lost class ring page to search for your class ring or post information about a found ring.

Honored Military Alumni

Angela Frost
Angela Frost Class of 1999
Army, 14 Years
8 years active duty, one deployment to Iraq and one to Bosnia. 6 years in the National Guard
David Garrett
David Garrett Class of 1979
Air Force, 20+ Years
I was stationed in Arkansas, Colorado, Georgia and Washington, DC. Overseas I was stationed in Korea, Turkey, Panama, Portugal with TDY's to Germany and Bahrain. I am retired now living in Maryland.
Doug Fitzgerald
Doug Fitzgerald Class of 1964
Navy, 4 Years
Top Secret Security Clearance..Worked in Strike on Aircraft Carriers during Vietnam. Handled pilot debrief, strike assessment, and bombloads for upcoming strikes..
George Perkins
George Perkins Class of 1980
Air Force, 20+ Years
Stationed in Texas, Germany, Missouri, Germany with TDYs to Turkey, Italy, Bahrain, England
James Janes
James Janes Class of 1976
Army, 20+ Years
Senior Wheel vehicle mechanic with light generators and tanks. Retired at the rank of Master Sergeant.
John Riggs
John Riggs Class of 1967
Air Force, 4 Years
Stationed in Texas, California and Oregon
Jon Hunter
Jon Hunter Class of 1980
Army, 4 Years
Four years of honorable service to our country seems like a short period in the scheme of life. Still, it was the most enjoyable time. It was certainly one of the most influential times. And, I'm always grateful for those who serve in every branch and every capacity of our armed forces.
Keith Williams
Keith Williams Class of 1972
Air Force, 20+ Years
I Spent 20+ years in the Air Force traveling throughout the world. My last eight years consisted of doing missions in Southeast Asia looking for MIA's from the Vietnam war. Settled in Honolulu Hawaii, currently working for the Navy.
Kevin "Paul"Parmenter
Kevin "Paul"Parmenter Class of 1971
Navy, 8 Years
Worked in Naval communications aboard two ships and one shore command (London, England).
Matthew Swisher
Matthew Swisher Class of 2002
Marine Corps, 5 Years
Mcas cherry point,nc

Classmates Spotlight

Dowagiac Union High School Classmates

John Riggs
Class of '67

Alumni Stories

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School News

1971 year book

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