Edison High School Alumni

Minneapolis, 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

Bo Prehar
Bo Prehar
Class of 1960
Army, 27 Years

Retired. Joined the Army after graduating from the University of Minnesota. Served in numerous capacities as a commander, operations officer, and professor of military science. Vietnam War 1968-1969.
Brian Kron
Brian Kron
Class of 1959
Navy, 5 Years

Okinawa and USNS ( We carried troops over to Vietnam)
DANIEL MARVIN STEINER
DANIEL MARVIN STEINER
Class of 1975
Army, 2 Years

GERMANY AS TANK LOADER 18 MONTHS ,DIED 2016 BUIRED FT SNELLING
DARRELL MARK STEINER
DARRELL MARK STEINER
Class of 1970
Army, 2 Years

1972 74 GERMANY 18 MONTHS MADE BRACES FOR LEGS ETC INJURED ETC,
Donovan Orttel
Donovan Orttel
Class of 1964
Navy, 20+ Years

Dental Technician, San Diego, Midway Island, Vietnam 68-69; Navy Reserve until retirement
DUAYNE ALFRED STEINER
DUAYNE ALFRED STEINER
Class of 1969
Navy, 20 Years

NUCLEAR SUBS ,AFTER U OF MN.
Dwayne Higgins
Dwayne Higgins
Class of 1984
Air Force, 13 Years

Separated in 1998 as a disabled veteran.
Gene Sharbono
Gene Sharbono
Class of 1967
Army, 3 Years

Air Traffic Controller
Service Viet Nam 69'/70'
GEOFFREY THOMAS STEINER
GEOFFREY THOMAS STEINER
Class of 1967
Marine Corps, 2 Years

June 27 67 17 yrs enlisted sworn in with 149 other guys at mn twin game Called Twins plt 3011 and 3012 sandiego,dec Nam DMZ 2/9 h co 1rst plt tet 68 battles.wounded,69 home colege at 19 yrs old.Guam usmc marines barracks.1968 9.
George Nosko
George Nosko
Class of 1974
Marine Corps, 20+ Years

Retired - First Sergeant, Armor background, Global Service
glenn anderson
glenn anderson
Class of 1967
Air Force, 8 Years

best duty Crete
GREGORY FRANCIS STEINER
GREGORY FRANCIS STEINER
Class of 1966
Navy, 3 Years

TWO TOURS OFF DMZ NAM 67 68 USS ARLINGTON ,SUPER SPY SHIP,COMMUNICATIONS ,WHILE BROTHER GEOF DMZ AS USMC TET 67,68 WOUNDED.SEMPER FI DIED DEC 16 2019 FT. SNELLING.MN,BUIRED
hillar viljaste
hillar viljaste
Class of 1965
Army, 2 Years

KIA Vietnam
Irving D. "Dan" Mark
Irving D. "Dan" Mark
Class of 1961
Marine Corps, 4 Years

Recruit Training MCRD, San Diego
ITR, Cap Pendelton
Nov '61-July'65- Communications-Electronics School Bn., Perm Pers, Bn HQ.
Jeffrey Portlance
Jeffrey Portlance
Class of 1983
Army, 3 Years

Best years of this young man's life. It squared my S*** away for life.
Jim Horn
Jim Horn
Class of 1960
Navy, 4 Years

Enlisted just after graduation. Learned codes, served on a troop transport, in Sicily, and at Little Creek, VA (worked for Admiral McCain, and thus know that Senator McCain's famous temper is inherited).

Later joined Foreign Service as a diplomat and spent 25-years abroad working in embassies.

Have a book, DiDiDawDawDiDi.
Jim hughes
Jim hughes
Class of 1962
Army, 3 Years

1965-1968. Sgt. US Military Intelligence- Agent -97 Bravo
Keith (Skip) Lorence
Keith (Skip) Lorence
Class of 1961
Air Force, 20+ Years

Managed Dept of Defense Telecommunication contracts supporting military missions
Keith Alan Carlson
Keith Alan Carlson
Class of 1966
Army, 3 Years

Trumpet player U.S. Army bands. Naval School at Little Creek Virginia. Bands at Ft. Sheridan and Ft. Hood. Played 400+ funerals, parades, USO work, and retirement ceremonies. Learned to work hard. If we failed our tests at the naval school we were sent to Nam (January 1968).
Keith Alan Carlson
Keith Alan Carlson
Class of 1966
Army, 3 Years

Trumpet player U.S. Army bands. Naval School at Little Creek Virginia. Bands at Ft. Sheridan and Ft. Hood. Played 400+ funerals, parades, USO work, and retirement ceremonies. Learned to work hard. If we failed our tests at the naval school we were sent to Nam (January 1968).

Classmates Spotlight

Edison High School Classmates

Dan Krueger
Class of '95

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School News

News release from the Hawkinson Foundation -- Fadumo Abdullahi

We hope you will share this good news about 2010 Edison graduate Fadumo Abdullahi with your community.
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Our Edison 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 Edison High School Military to know that they are loved and appreciated. All of us in Minneapolis are proud of our military alumni and want to thank them for risking their lives to protect our country!