Franklin High School Alumni

Livonia, Michigan (MI)

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

Alan Helisek
Alan Helisek
Class of 1966
Army, 2 Years

SPC- 5
Vietnam 1970-71
Alexander Kavsh
Alexander Kavsh
Class of 1968
Army, 20 Years

Warrant Officer, Vietnam Vet (2 tours)
Andrew G. Cooper
Andrew G. Cooper
Class of 2001
Air Force, 3 Years

F-16 Fighting Falcon Crew Chief
Andy Cooper
Andy Cooper
Class of 2001
Air Force, 4 Years

Crew Chief on the F-16 fighter jet. Serving in Arizona at Luke AFB. Has also been stationed in Texas and Osan, South Korea.
Bob Clark
Bob Clark
Class of 1968
Navy, 4 Years

1970-1974.
Great Lakes, Illinois boot camp. Bainbridge, Maryland technical training shore to ship radio and telecommunications, Morse Code, Top Secret Crypto. Naval Station, Key West, Florida duration of service.
Affection for the times spent grows as the years pass. GI Bill provided ticket to degrees from Michigan State. Still connect with one fellow Navy man who resides in Kentucky.
Bruce (Pamela) Bennett
Bruce (Pamela) Bennett
Class of 1968
Air Force, 4 Years

1972-1976
Bruce D. Berger
Bruce D. Berger
Class of 1966
Army, 4 Years

Military Intelligence
Vietnam 67-68
Daniel Diamond
Daniel Diamond
Class of 1965
Navy, 2 Years

CB's
Dave Chalmers
Dave Chalmers
Class of 1966
Marine Corps, 20+ Years

retired
David G. Sawyer
David G. Sawyer
Class of 1975
Army, 20+ Years

Retired from the Army as a SSG 1st Class. Served in Korea, Germany, Puerto Rico, and several locations in the United States.
David Sayyae
David Sayyae
Class of 1983
Army, 8 Years

Communications
david williams
david williams
Class of 1984
Marine Corps, 4 Years

marines
Diana Potter
Diana Potter
Class of 2000
Air Force, 4 Years

Security Forces
Donna D. Hutchinson
Donna D. Hutchinson
Class of 1976
Army, 6 Years

Served in the U.S. Army / Military Police Corp.
Douglas Tykocki
Douglas Tykocki
Class of 1964
Army, 2 Years

32nd Medcal Depot, Long Binh, Viet Nam.
Dr. David A. La Pointe (SMSgt, Ret.)
Dr. David A. La Pointe (SMSgt, Ret.)
Class of 1976
Air Force, 20+ Years

Retired Gulf War Vet - Began as a Metalurgist, 13 years as a First Sergeant, Air Intelligence Agency, Tactical Air Command, Military Airlift Command, Air Education and Training Command; Assignments include 2 classified locations, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Athens Greece, Yokota AB - Japan, Phillipines, Korea, Germany, England, CA, NM, TX, etc.
Finley Logan
Finley Logan
Class of 1965
Navy, 4 Years

Vietnam Veteran
Frank Chapp
Frank Chapp
Class of 1968
Army, 2 Years

Wheeled vehicle mechanic. Entered in 1969. Viet Nam 3/70 to 3/71. Discharged as a Sgt E5
Gary Miller
Gary Miller
Class of 1967
Navy, 10 Years

Missile Launcher Technician, Discharged as GMTC (E-7)
Glenn R. Frazier
Glenn R. Frazier
Class of 1975
Navy, 6 Years

Aegis class cruisers - Served during Desert Storm
Gregory Rowe
Gregory Rowe
Class of 1972
Army, 13 Years

4 Active duty (ASA) Army as Enlisted in Germany

3 Years MP Active Army Reserve Enlisted

6 Years Army Combat Engineers National Guard Chaplain
Harold ONeill
Harold ONeill
Class of 1968
Air Force, 8 Years

Staff Sargent 8 years of service, 2 tours in Vietnam
heather anderson(cowick)
heather anderson(cowick)
Class of 1987
Army, 3 Years

medic, stationed at fort knox, ky
Heather Cowick
Heather Cowick
Class of 1987
Army, 12 Years

Medic
Jack Katosh
Jack Katosh
Class of 1965
Army, 4 Years

1969-73; Captain, US Army; Fixed-Wing Aviator (O-1 Birdog); Vietnam (17 months)
James Docherty
James Docherty
Class of 1977
Marine Corps, 20+ Years

Recently retired as a Colonel after 26 years of Marine Corps service.
James Quinn Gerke
James Quinn Gerke
Class of 1991
Marine Corps, 2 Years

I went through my *BOOT CAMP in San Diego, .CA /
CAMP PENDLETON, .CA

*MARINE COMBAT SCHOOL
CAMP PENDLETON, CA

* HEAVY ARTILLERY< MOS TRAINING:
- M198; M105. HOWITZER
M198 : 16,000 lb. Artillery Cannon
80 lb. High Explosive Projectiles
Fort Sill , OK
USMC DETACHMENT OF US ARMY BASE

Red alert for
DESERT STORM
DESERT SHIELD
Sniper Qualified M16, M60, 249 saw, M19 ,
1991-1993 E3
Honorable Discharge
( Retired disability med. Discharge ) crushed vertebrae in Field exercise thrown from a
5 TON Truck.
HIGH EXPERT SCORED 241 RIFLE RANGE.
James Quinn Gerke
James Quinn Gerke
Class of 1991
Marine Corps, 2 Years

I was in Heavy Artillery. 0811
I am a High Expert with the M-16
,50 cal., M-19, 249 saw, M60, M198, M105, combat training. E3
James Stubbs
James Stubbs
Class of 1966
Marine Corps, 6 Years

Vietnam Vet, Seagoing Marine, ECG group
Jason A. Micallef
Jason A. Micallef
Class of 2000
Army, 7 Years

U.S. Army Special Operations
Ft. Bragg NC
Jeff Diacono
Jeff Diacono
Class of 1982
Air Force, 5 Years

Tinker AFB, OK 1983-1985
Ramstein AB Germany 1985-1988
Jerry Burpee
Jerry Burpee
Class of 1987
Army, 5 Years

101st Airborne, Military Police Corps
Jim Hayward
Jim Hayward
Class of 1964
Navy, 20+ Years

Joined the Navy in January of 1967. Inactive reservein 1970. Back to active duty in 1972 and retired in 1994. My last 15 years of service were in Washington DC at the Navy Band.
John Fulton
John Fulton
Class of 1984
Navy, 4 Years

Naval Aviation Ordnanceman-Patuxent River, Maryland USS John Kennedy
Joseph J. Biga
Joseph J. Biga
Class of 1964
Air Force, 4 Years

SSgt. Medical Administration Specialist. 1967-1971
Kathy O'Leary Lawhorn
Kathy O'Leary Lawhorn
Class of 1966
Army, 2 Years

Clerical worker in JAG office.
Kurt Kruszynski
Kurt Kruszynski
Class of 1987
Army, 20+ Years

MSG KRUSZYNSKI STATIONED In THE COUNTRY OF COLOMBIA
Linda Jacobson (Seguin)
Linda Jacobson (Seguin)
Class of 1974
Navy Reserves, 20+ Years

US Air Force Academy Hospital, Mather AFB Hospital, Landstuhl Regional Medical Center, Kabul, Afghanistan, Naval Health Clinic Great Lakes, Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.
Lt Col Kevin Riehl
Lt Col Kevin Riehl
Class of 1976
Air Force, 20+ Years

Science officer (Ph.D., Physcis), Program Manager, Commander
LT COL LARROW B TONDA
LT COL LARROW B TONDA
Class of 1966
Army Reserves, 20+ Years

grad EMU ROTC,1 yr active,38 reserve,MILITARY POLICE,INFANTRY,CHEMICAL CORP,PSYCHOLOGICAL OPERATIONSTrained trops at FTKNOX,FT BENNING TAUGHT COMMAND AND GENERAL STAFF COLLEGE,GERMANY

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Jennifer Sexton
Class of '94

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School News

1964 50th reunion with open invitation to the class of 65.

Reunion September 27th at Holiday Inn Livonia, rooms about $100. Homecoming game the 26th. Refreshments and walkabout ...
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Our Franklin 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 Franklin High School Military to know that they are loved and appreciated. All of us in Livonia are proud of our military alumni and want to thank them for risking their lives to protect our country!