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 East Alton-wood River High School class ring? Have you found someone's class ring? Visit our Oilers lost class ring page to search for your class ring or post information about a found ring.

Honored Military Alumni

BRANDY PIPER Class of 1995
Army, 5 Years
Curtis Willeford
Curtis Willeford Class of 1998
Marine Corps, 4 Years
Served 1998-2002
David Eller
David Eller Class of 1978
Marine Corps, 5 Years
Combat Engineer / EOD Specialist
Dennis Treadway
Dennis Treadway Class of 1963
Air Force, 20+ Years
Retired after 28 years as a SMSgt (E8) 20+ ocverseas. Viernam Vet (64, Korat, Thailand), (71-72 Nakhom Phanom, Thailand/DaNang/Plikue, VN) Spent most of carreer in Logistics/ 1st Sergeant last 2 years. Various commands (Europe, Asia, USAF Electronic Security, Africa, Middle East)
Gary D. Martinez
Gary D. Martinez Class of 1965
Army, 3 Years
Viet Nam 1967-1968
Henry Gavin
Henry Gavin Class of 1982
Navy, 20+ Years
Retired after 22 years in US Navy. This picture is from my retirement ceremony.
Howard Lawrence
Howard Lawrence Class of 1984
Marine Corps, 20+ Years
Served in the Marines from 84 until I retired in 2005. I retired as a GySgt.
Jack Whittington
Jack Whittington Class of 1972
Air Force, 20+ Years
Military Intelligence Taiwan Phillipines Korea Japan Italy Germany Turkey England Saudi Arabia Kuwait Panama Texas Washington DC Retired Master Sergeant
Jennifer (Hunt) Zebrowski
Jennifer (Hunt) Zebrowski Class of 1999
Air Force, 2 Years
almost 2 long years.. thats how i came to be in the wonderful state of NM.
Jerry Bridges
Jerry Bridges Class of 1964
Army, 20+ Years
Spent 26 years active duty, 14 years of that in various oversea assignments to include Vietnam (66-67); retired in 1990 as a Master Sergeant (MSG E-8).
jim yenne
jim yenne Class of 1964
Army, 2 Years
vietnam /artillery
jim yenne
jim yenne Class of 1964
Army, 2 Years
vietnam 1967 field artillery 9th infantry division mekong delta
joe yenne
joe yenne Class of 1970
Marine Corps, 2 Years
Kathy Mosley
Kathy Mosley Class of 1978
Army, 18 Years
Kelly (Miner) Garza
Kelly (Miner) Garza Class of 1996
Army, 3 Years
Served in Korea for 1 year, then went to Fort Bragg.
Kenny Beyer
Kenny Beyer Class of 1982
Navy, 8 Years
Served onboard USS Excel MSO 439 as a radioman and NAS Glenview Il as military police.
Mike Rogers
Mike Rogers Class of 1980
Navy, 20+ Years
US Navy 30 years, 1 month from April 1980 to May 2010. Retired as a Master Chief Petty Officer. Currently living in Jackson, Tn. Give me a shout at 731-426-5626.
Paul (Tom) Smith
Paul (Tom) Smith Class of 1959
Navy, 8 Years
Two years served on Destroyers Two years served on Fast Attack Submarine Four years served on Polaris Missile Submarine
Paul Smith
Paul Smith Class of 1959
Navy, 8 Years
2 years on Destroyer 2 years on Conventional Submarine (USS Pickeral) 4 years on Nuclear Submarine (USS James K. Polk)
Richard Kolk
Richard Kolk Class of 1974
Air Force, 20+ Years
USAF and USAFR 2045th Communications Gp Andrews, AFB MD. 375th CES, Scott AFB, Il

Classmates Spotlight

East Alton-wood River High School Classmates

Bill Tiley
Class of '57

Alumni Stories

Read and submit stories about our classmates from East Alton-wood River High School, post achievements and news about our alumni, and post photos of our fellow Oilers.

School News


Read More »