Edina High School Alumni

Edina, Minnesota (MN)

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

Barb Lutz
Barb Lutz
Class of 1970
Army, 20+ Years

Joined the Army Reserve in 1977, served on active duty in Indiana and Germany for 7 years (1981-1988), went back into the Army Reserve, and retired in 2002. Served as a Staff Sergeant, graduated from Officer Candidate School, and retired as a Captain.
Bruce Frail
Bruce Frail
Class of 1969
Coast Guard, 20+ Years

Joined the USCG after college and went to Officer Candidate School and then NAS Pensacola for flight training. Served at air stations in Florida, Louisiana, Alaska, and New York City. Retired as Chief of the Atlantic Area Search and Rescue Branch in Portsmouth, Va.
Cheryl (Coursolle) Bann
Cheryl (Coursolle) Bann
Class of 1974
Army Reserves, 20+ Years

Bandsman in the 451 Army Band
Cheryl Bann (Coursolle)
Cheryl Bann (Coursolle)
Class of 1974
Army, 20+ Years

Member of 451 Army Band and retired from service in 1999 at rank of Staff Sergeant. Performed on woodwinds, keyboard and bass and lead ensembles in the organization. Highlight was participation in the 50th Commerative at Normandy, France in 1994.
Dustin Wutschke
Dustin Wutschke
Class of 2003
Army, 9 Years

Full-Time Staff NCO for State of Minnesota. Facilitates training and manages readiness for Minnesota Army National Guard. Previously UH-60 Blackhawk Electrician, Mechanic, and Crew-Chief.
Jeff Fackler
Jeff Fackler
Class of 1964
Army, 20+ Years

Joined in 1966. Served as flight operations coordinator, then chaplain's assistant in Germany and US. Attended Defense Language Institute for German in 1972 and Russian in 1984. Trained as interrogator/linguist. Stationed in Germany, Alaska and assorted US posts. Appointed warrant officer 1978 and retired from active duty in 1989 after 22 years.
Joel Conkey Shanight
Joel Conkey Shanight
Class of 1998
National Guard, 6 Years

SSG Shanight helps train special forces and medics to prepare for combat. Recently obtaining a MPA to build on his career.
John McNeeley
John McNeeley
Class of 1970
Navy, 8 Years

Served on board USS Nimitz from 1975-1981
John N. Bui
John N. Bui
Class of 2002
Navy, 8 Years

John Bui served eight years in the United States Navy as a Line Officer. He served four years on the SSGN 727 USS Michigan. He did several deployments in WestPAC as Assistant Weapons Officer and Weapons Officer. After USS Michigan, John Bui volunteered for a nine month deployment to Afghanistan, where he earned a DSM for his tour of duty. Later on, John Bui served as the Logistics Officer for Naval Operations in Norfolk, VA. John Bui resigned from the US Navy after eight years of service. John Bui has done great credit upon himself, the United States Navy, and the United States Armed Services.
Julie L. Caples
Julie L. Caples
Class of 1985
Army, 20+ Years

Army
Michael D Witham
Michael D Witham
Class of 1984
Navy, 20+ Years

ENC (SW/EXW) Michael Witham
Chief Petty Officer 1991 to Present
Michael Guinee
Michael Guinee
Class of 1985
National Guard, 12 Years

Infantry, M113 Commander, Sgt.
Pat Devroy
Pat Devroy
Class of 1977
Army, 3 Years

US Army Bands
Timothy Anderson
Timothy Anderson
Class of 1968
Army, 4 Years

5th S.F. Group S.E. Asia
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Yenchi Lo
Yenchi Lo
Class of 2002
National Guard, 8 Years

LT Yenchi Patrick Lo served with distinction with the 194 Cavalry Regiment. He was deployed to Kuwait Iraq where he spearheaded the demobilization of US IRAQI forward operating basis. His diligence and commitment to duty did a great credit upon himself, The Minnesota National Guard, and are in keeping with the highest traditions of the United States Armed Services.

Classmates Spotlight

Edina High School Classmates

Teresa Mcmanus
Class of '72

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School News

Class of 1970 50th Reunion

A Happy Hour will be held from 5:30 to 10 pm on Friday, Sep 25th at Braemar Arena. Main reunion will be on Saturday, Sep...
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Our Edina 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 Edina High School Military to know that they are loved and appreciated. All of us in Edina are proud of our military alumni and want to thank them for risking their lives to protect our country!