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

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al kmiecik
Class of 1962
Air Force, 4 Years

Air Police Division
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al kmiecik
Class of 1962
Air Force, 4 Years

air police
al kmiecik
al kmiecik
Class of 1962
Air Force, 4 Years

Military Police
Allen Heady
Allen Heady
Class of 1974
Navy, 20+ Years

Entered the Navy in August of 1974 and retired in August of 2004. Tours of duty spent aboard ships and at shore. Was a Command Master Chief and was awarded two Navy Commendation Medals, two Navy Achievement Medals as well as other campaign and service medals.
Amy Spears
Amy Spears
Class of 1981
Army, 8 Years

Joined in 1982, served in Bama, Germany and Calif. Currently in the Reserves in FL. Currently promoting to Captain, serving as an OT in medical unit.
Andrew Rivard
Andrew Rivard
Class of 2000
Army, 9 Years

I am a Sergeant in the Army. I deployed to Iraq in 2006-2007. I was a member of the Army National Guard Honor Guard.
Bob Helton
Bob Helton
Class of 1964
Marine Corps, 4 Years

US Marine Corps - Da Nang, Vietman 1968
Chris  Alexander
Chris Alexander
Class of 1908
U.s. Public Health Service, 3 Years

Christopher has taught sixth grade language arts inclusion for four years. He is certified in regular and special education and teaches reading and language arts classes for students with and without various disabilities. He co-teaches English/Language Arts with Dana Mathis and Bill Harrell, and teaches three LANGUAGE! classes to enhance and improve the foundational reading skills of struggling readers.
Chris Spurlin
Chris Spurlin
Class of 1991
Air Force, 4 Years

Computer Graphics Specialist
28th Comm. Squadron
Ellsworth AFB, SD
Christopher Micheal Sroka
Christopher Micheal Sroka
Class of 2009
Army, 2 Years

Wheeled mechanic at Fort Hood, Texas. Died September 14, 2012
David Cejmer
David Cejmer
Class of 2002
Army, 3 Years

Combat medic, currently serving in Iraq
Denis Harper
Denis Harper
Class of 1969
Army, 3 Years

Served as parachute rigger with the 82nd Airborne Division
Dennis Shavinski
Dennis Shavinski
Class of 1958
Navy, 4 Years

Medical corpsman Great Lakes
donald(donnie} luckett
donald(donnie} luckett
Class of 1963
Air Force, 3 Years

sgt in vietnam with 8th special ops
served in laos and cambodia
flu over the north during projet troic moon
ed kress
ed kress
Class of 1991
Army, 4 Years

i've been around the world, seen and done alot. some places i love to forget.
Edwin Griswold
Edwin Griswold
Class of 2004
Navy, 3 Years

Deployed to the middle east for OIF/OEF (operation iraqi freedom/operation enduring freedom) for 7 months, along with operation Iron Gate in Abu Dhabi.
James Allen Bianga (Jim Miller)
James Allen Bianga (Jim Miller)
Class of 1983
Navy, 4 Years

Served aboard the USS Enterprise (CVN-65) as a Petty Officer 2nd Class during Kosovo, Operation Desert Fox, and was in the first response after 9/11. He served from 1997-2001.
Jimmie Vandevender
Jimmie Vandevender
Class of 1952
Army, 3 Years

U.S. Army Band School, Ft. Dix, N.J., then flown to Bad Kreuznach, W.Germany for remainder of service, with the 2nd Armored Division Jazz Band,concert band,and marching band Honorable discharge w/good conduct medal. Years 1955 thru 1958
John Bohnert
John Bohnert
Class of 1959
Navy, 4 Years

Joined the Navy in August 1961 in Miami, Florida. After boot camp in Great Lakes, had TAD with VS-30 in Key West, FL, attended Missile Tech "A" school in Damneck, VA and TALOS missile school in Vallejo, CA. Served aboard the U.S.S. Columbus (CG-12) from February 1963 to August 1965.
John McCollum
John McCollum
Class of 1963
Air Force, 4 Years

Ssgt assigned to the 1st Fighter Wing, served 4 years in crash rescue.

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Our Fitzgerald 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 Fitzgerald High School Military to know that they are loved and appreciated. All of us in Warren are proud of our military alumni and want to thank them for risking their lives to protect our country!