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

Art Gauthier
Art Gauthier Class of 1969
Navy Reserves, 5 Years
Quartermaster (navigation) aboard USS Thor (ARC 4) 1970-72.
ben terwellen
ben terwellen Class of 1969
National Guard, 20+ Years
Served over 22 years in Michigan National Guard, A Gulf War Veteran, Retired as a Master Sergeant. Still Participate with the National Guard in their support of the Winter Special Olympics.
Ben Terwellen
Ben Terwellen Class of 1969
National Guard, 20+ Years
Served in Michigan Army National Guard, Last duty position HHC 177th Mp. Bde. Communications Chief, served in the Persian Gulf during the Gulf War, retired as a Master Sergeant after 22 years service.
Bill Shetler
Bill Shetler Class of 1977
Air Force, 20+ Years
Charles J. Nowicki
Charles J. Nowicki Class of 1971
Navy, 4 Years
Hull Maintainence Technician onboard the deystroyer USS Jonas Ingram. Homeported in Mayport Florida. Cruises to the North Atlantic, Middle East and mediterranean
charlie gabbeart
charlie gabbeart Class of 1968
National Guard, 20+ Years
6 years 182nd field artillery. 6.5 years 1776 MP's, 17 years 191st and 127th ANG, Security Forces
cynthia gast
cynthia gast Class of 1975
Air Force, 12 Years
served as enlisted and officer
Daniel Charles Field
Daniel Charles Field Class of 1975
Air Force, 11 Years
Worked on A-37B, A-7D, and A-10A as an Electronic warfare systems specialist.
David Malec
David Malec Class of 1974
Air Force, 20+ Years
Served from 1975 - 1995. Still working for the Air Force as a civil servant
David Malec
David Malec Class of 1974
Air Force, 20+ Years
Served from 1975 - 1995. Still working for the Air Force as a civil servant
Donald Edmund Johnson
Donald Edmund Johnson Class of 1965
Army, 20+ Years
service from Feb 69 to Mar 90 Viet Nam Oct 69 to May 71 USA FT Detrick MD May 71 to Jun 73 FRG 3d Inf Div Jun 73 to Oct 76 USASIGS Ft Gordon Ga Oct 76 to Jun 79 FRG 26 th Sig Bn Jun 79 to Feb 82 9th Inf Div Ft Lewis Waa Feb 82 to Oct 84 2nd Inf Div Camp Stanley Korea Oct 84 to Nov 85 USASIGS Ft Gordon Nov 85 to Retirement 28 Feb 1990
estelle Kiser
estelle Kiser Class of 1974
Army, 3 Years
served at Fort Sam Houston
James Beck
James Beck Class of 1965
Army, 4 Years
1965 basic and advanced armor at Fort Knox, Ky. 1966 - 1968 Binlach, Germany. 1968- 1969 2/34th Armor attached to the 25th Infantry Division based at Cu Chi, VietNam.
jeffrey morris
jeffrey morris Class of 1976
Navy, 20+ Years
retired naVY RM1 COMMUNICATIONS TECH/ special warfare communications, leadership managment instructor (lmet) served in philippines, guam, san diego, glenview il, rhode island, desert storm, NRD chicago
Jim Morrris
Jim Morrris Class of 1958
Navy, 4 Years
N.A.S. Kingsville,Texas - U.S.S. Shangri-La (CV-38) - U.S.S. Antietam (CV-36)
Karin Tosh
Karin Tosh Class of 1985
Navy, 4 Years
Served as an avionics calibration technician at NAS Whidbey Island, WA
Kathy Bristow
Kathy Bristow Class of 1974
Navy, 20+ Years
Retired YNC - served in Norfolk, VA, Corpus Christi TX, GTMO, Bermuda, Wales
Ken Ceckiewicz
Ken Ceckiewicz Class of 1957
Air Force, 20+ Years
25 years service worldwide, Vietnam vet.
Lawrence (aka Larry) Parpolowicz (now JAMES)
Lawrence (aka Larry) Parpolowicz (now JAMES) Class of 1961
Air Force, 4 Years
Served from 8/2/62 to 8/1/66 --- my last assignment was at the Pentagon! Fond memory of eating ice cream and listening to 'big band' music in the PARK in the MIDDLE of the PENTAGON in the summer of 1966!
Lorrie Grell
Lorrie Grell Class of 1977
Navy, 20+ Years
10 years Active Duty Navy 14 years Naval Reserves

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Fordson High School Classmates

Terry Denny
Class of '48

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School News

Attention: Fordson Military Veterans - You are invited

On Thursday - 24 May 2012 -1 PM at Fordson High School - There will be a large and permanent Veterans Memorial marker de...
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