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

Honored Military Alumni

Alan Jauw
Alan Jauw Class of 1988
National Guard, 12 Years
Active Duty Navy 1995-99 Navy Reserve 1999-2003 Air Force Reserve 2003-2004 Mi. Air National Guard 2004- pres. Mobilized Noble Eagle, Enduring Freedom and Iraqi Freedom whilw in the Navy Reserve. Aviation Maintenance
Allison Hoezee
Allison Hoezee Class of 2010
Navy, 4 Years
I spent four years in the Navy as a mechanic for F/A 18 engines.
Amanda Pitsch-Sumner
Amanda Pitsch-Sumner Class of 1997
Air Force, 13 Years
Currently active duty stationed at Tinker AFB.
Amanda Pitsch-Sumner
Amanda Pitsch-Sumner Class of 1997
Air Force, 13 Years
Currently active duty stationed at Tinker AFB.
Amy Gulch (Weinstein)
Amy Gulch (Weinstein) Class of 1986
Navy, 9 Years
Served as a Hospital Corpsman
Amy Weinstein
Amy Weinstein Class of 1988
Navy, 7 Years
Served as a Hospital Corpsman during Desert Storm/Sheild. Was awarded NAvy Achievemnet Medal for work done during Desert Storm/Shield.
Barry G. Meyer
Barry G. Meyer Class of 1963
Army, 3 Years
I was trained in Heavy Weapons Infantry, but most of my service was spent in Germany as a battalion mail clerk. I was honorably discharged just as the Viet Nam War was beginning to get "hot."
Ben Meyer
Ben Meyer Class of 2001
Army, 5 Years
West Point Class of 2005 Tank Platoon Leader 1st Cavalry Division Fort Hood, TX
Bradley smith
Bradley smith Class of 2004
Navy, 9 Years
9+ years
Brent
Brent Class of 2000
Navy, 1 Years
US Submarine service, or "Silent Service" for submariners. Enlisted in 2004
Brent Philipps
Brent Philipps Class of 2000
Navy, 1 Years
"Silent Service" or submarine service.
Brice Butgereit
Brice Butgereit Class of 1994
Navy, 4 Years
Explosives K9 Handler/Police Officer
Chris Arganbright
Chris Arganbright Class of 2005
Army, 1 Years
i am in the national guard army band for the division of the 126 infantry
derek blassingame
derek blassingame Class of 1993
Army, 10 Years
MILITARY POLICE
Edward W. Schenk III
Edward W. Schenk III Class of 1984
Army, 20+ Years
retired 2005
Ensign Erica Hippe, USN
Ensign Erica Hippe, USN Class of 2011
Navy, 4 Years
Graduate of U.S. Naval Academy (May 2015) with B.S. degree in Ocean Engineeering. Member of USNA Triathlon Team and selected to represent Navy at U.S. Armed Forces Triathlon Championship (June 2015). Currently assigned to NAS Pensecola to begin 2-3 years training as a Navy Pilot.
Francois Ratinaud
Francois Ratinaud Class of 1981
Army, 20+ Years
Member of a Special Operations Civil Affairs unit out of Columbus OH. Served 2 consequitive combat tours, in the Horn of Africa and Afghanistan.
Ian Martin
Ian Martin Class of 2000
Army, 7 Years
Joined the US Army in August of 2001, did a year long tour in Iraq. Currently a Drill Sergant at Fort Benning,GA
James E. Worthington
James E. Worthington Class of 1980
Army, 1 Years
Served in several conflicts, Granada, Panama, Iraq, Siani, Somalia and Haiti
Joel Lobbezoo
Joel Lobbezoo Class of 1991
Marine Corps, 4 Years
Served as Avonic Tech on the AV-8B Harrier Jets.

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Pj Jones
Class of '92

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Found Class Ring

We found a 1970 class ring that has a "K" in the middle of it. Does anyone know if they used a single "K...
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