Edison High School Alumni

Minneapolis, Minnesota (MN)

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

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Honored Military Alumni

Brian Kron
Brian Kron
Class of 1959
Navy, 5 Years

Okinawa and USNS ( We carried troops over to Vietnam)
Donovan Orttel
Donovan Orttel
Class of 1964
Navy, 20+ Years

Dental Technician, San Diego, Midway Island, Vietnam 68-69; Navy Reserve until retirement
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
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.
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).
Kenneth Gursky
Kenneth Gursky
Class of 1983
Air Force, 20+ Years

Served for 11 years Active Duty and 18 years in the Reserves. Retired as a SMSgt
Linda Berger
Linda Berger
Class of 1967
Navy, 3 Years

Service to my country was at Pax River, Md and San Diego, Ca
Michael Madison
Michael Madison
Class of 1966
Army, 3 Years

Vietnam 1969/70 Army Boxing Team 1971
Mike Pulju
Mike Pulju
Class of 1984
Navy, 20+ Years

Corsair and Tomcat mechanic, stationed at NAS Cecil Field Fla. and NAS Oceana in Virginia. Retired in 2004.
Paul C. Gulenchyn
Paul C. Gulenchyn
Class of 1984
Air Force, 20+ Years

Served 6 years of Air Force active duty - 1985-1991 and 16+ years in the Air Force Reserve - 1991-2007, with the 934th Airlift Wing at the Minneapolis-St Paul IAP Air Reserve Station; retired with 22+ years total service in November of 2007.
Randolph Anderson
Randolph Anderson
Class of 1971
Army, 2 Years

JAG Ofc at Arctic Test Center, Ft Greely, AK & NCOIC at Ft Wainright, AK until Honorable Discharge 3/74.

Classmates Spotlight

Edison High School Classmates

Steven Ulmaniec
Class of '73

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School News

News release from the Hawkinson Foundation -- Fadumo Abdullahi

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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!