Fruitport High School Alumni

Fruitport, 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

Amber Alder
Amber Alder
Class of 1997
Air Force, 10 Years

Stationed at Beale AFB, CA
Amy Suchecki
Amy Suchecki
Class of 1986
Army, 7 Years

Combat Medic, Flight Medicine Clerk, last rank sergeant E-5. 4 Years active 1991-1995, then Reserve 1997-1999.
Ben Norris
Ben Norris
Class of 2007
Army, 8 Years

Military Police. Part of the 428th, 3rd platoon, in South Bend, IN
Bill Gannon
Bill Gannon
Class of 1986
Army, 20+ Years

U.S. ARMY SPECIAL FORCES
U.S. ARMY RANGERS
HALO JUMPER
INSTRUCTOR AT RANGER SCHOOL
Bruce Anthony Paseka
Bruce Anthony Paseka
Class of 1975
Coast Guard, 5 Years

Stationed at governors island New York city,CGC Dallas Whec 716,Station Grand haven rescue 41448
Chad Lynn
Chad Lynn
Class of 2001
Army, 6 Years

Chad seved for 5 years on active duty as an MP. He was deployed to Africa, Iraq, and Afghanistan. Chad is now living in fruitport with his wife Sarah and daughter Sienna.
DARLENE (FIELSTRA)  EASTLING
DARLENE (FIELSTRA) EASTLING
Class of 1978
Navy, 6 Years

4 years active duty, HS-10 North Island, San Diego, CA. 2.5 years inactive reserve.
David E Theile
David E Theile
Class of 1975
Air Force, 8 Years

Aircraft armament systems Tech. Shaw AFB, S.C., Hill AFB, UT, Kunsan AB, Korea, , Wurtsmith AFB, MI., AF Recruiter, Chicago, IL.
Debbera S Oakes
Debbera S Oakes
Class of 1985
Navy, 10 Years

EN2, Master At Arms
Dennis DeLora
Dennis DeLora
Class of 1974
Navy, 4 Years

Persian Gulf(S.E. Asia) ,Norfolk, VA.
Derek Brown
Derek Brown
Class of 2004
Army, 1 Years

joined in may 05 as an E1 have made it to E4 as of dec 1 06 and currently in baghdad iraq and will be until october 07
Don Campbell
Don Campbell
Class of 1978
Navy, 20 Years

aviation electronics tech 20 years retired f-14 and f18 . 8 deployments to persian gulf all abord carriers
Don Morell
Don Morell
Class of 1971
Navy, 4 Years

Stationed at the Naval Air Station Lakehurst New Jersey and then Naval Air Station in Norfolk VA.
Served reserve duty aboard the JFK Aircraft Carrier
Dustin Estepp
Dustin Estepp
Class of 2003
Air Force, 3 Years

Serving 2 year tour in the middle east.
Eric Sponaas
Eric Sponaas
Class of 2002
Army, 6 Years

Still Currently Serving.
Ernie (Duane) Whitlow
Ernie (Duane) Whitlow
Class of 1981
Air Force, 20+ Years

11 Years Active Duty Enlisted, 11 Years Reserve. Retired Capt. Tour of duties include Arizona, Alaska, Germany, Georgia, and South Carolina. Jobs included Aircraft Photo Systems, Optometry Technician and Medical Service Corp Officer.
George H Perry Jr.
George H Perry Jr.
Class of 1979
Marine Corps, 6 Years

Served 1 year in Okinawa, Japan
And 3 years in Camp Pendleton,CA
2 years reserves
Gerald R. Zimmer III
Gerald R. Zimmer III
Class of 2001
Army, 4 Years

Gerald started Infantry basic training on August 29th 2001. He the went to Airborne school, and the Ranger Indoctrination Program. Gerald was eventually stationed in Hawaii, and was injured while surving. He currently is a Senior at the University of Arizona.
Heidi Zellar
Heidi Zellar
Class of 1985
Army, 13 Years

I was stationed in Germany from 86-91. 2 1/2 years as a Comsec clerk and then on to NATO HDQTS in Heidelberg as a Classified Documents Custodian. 7 yrs. Res.
Holly Pelkey
Holly Pelkey
Class of 2000
Army, 4 Years

Active Duty from 2000-2004. Served a tour in Korea, 1 deployment to Iraq and 2 years at Fort Campbell, KY.
Howard Kott
Howard Kott
Class of 1993
Army, 16 Years

Heavy Equipment Operator/Transportation, Civil Affairs
Jacob Steenhagen
Jacob Steenhagen
Class of 1997
Army, 5 Years

As of 2006, a drilling reservist. Signed up 7-Sep-2001. Spent the majority of 2004 at the infamous Abu Ghraib Prison in Iraq.
James Gould
James Gould
Class of 2005
Air Force, 1 Years

James joined the Air Force in Dec. 2006
Currently stationed in Monterey California
He iis looking forward to graduation in the fall of 2007 from language school.
James Latsch
James Latsch
Class of 1971
Navy, 4 Years

Commander of Submarines Pacific N-5 Staff. Pearl Harbor, HI.....
James Lyons
James Lyons
Class of 1965
Army, 9 Years

Captain Infantry Vietnam
Ft Benning, Ft Polk Ft Bragg Ft Wolters Ft Sheridan II Corp,Vietnam
Jennifer Vogt (Wright)
Jennifer Vogt (Wright)
Class of 2002
Air Force, 6 Years

Served four years with the Active Duty Air Force as Security Forces, stationed at McConnell AFB, KS. Deployed to Shabaz Air Base, Pakistan and Camp Bucca Iraq (Joint Mission w/USA). Now belong to the Kansas Air National Guard, preparing to attend the Academy of Military Science and earn a commission as an Air Force Intelligence Officer!
John Stenberg
John Stenberg
Class of 1966
Army, 20+ Years

Korea, Okinawa, Germany, Nj
Karyn Marcinowski (Veltman)
Karyn Marcinowski (Veltman)
Class of 2003
Air Force, 1 Years

EMT-B

*picture is of my nephew and I after I graduated from BMT*
Lawrence Wright
Lawrence Wright
Class of 1984
Marine Corps, 6 Years

Served from 1985 to 1991
Les Alexander
Les Alexander
Class of 1979
Air Force, 8 Years

Served during the Cold War. Stationed in Texas, North Dakota, Hawaii, Nebraska, California.
N. Dillon
N. Dillon
Class of 1990
Army, 18 Years

IRAQ
Nicholas F. DeVille
Nicholas F. DeVille
Class of 1972
Air Force, 4 Years

Four years in AirForce
Four years in Army reserves
Patrick Coleman
Patrick Coleman
Class of 1985
Army, 13 Years

Served on active duty as an Infantryman from 1985-1992 to including participation Operations Desert Shield/ Storm. Served from 1992-1993 in the Michigan Army National Guard. Served on actived duty from 1994-2001. Rank attained: SSG/ E-6
Phil Eppard
Phil Eppard
Class of 1985
Navy, 6 Years

Spent 6 years as a Sonar Technician. Served aboard the USS William H Standley (CG-32) and aboard the USS Kirk (FF-1087). From 1985-1991.
robert Dempsey
robert Dempsey
Class of 1976
Air Force, 8 Years

weather radar repairman/crypto repairman
Scott McComb
Scott McComb
Class of 1983
Army, 4 Years

trained at fort dix, new jersey, graduated third in my class.Spent 2 years in karlsruhe, germany as 64c (truck driver) with the 18th engineering brigade driving 5 ton dump truck and was commanding officers driver ( he liked my "Dukes of Hazzard" style of driving.) I was there from 1984 to 1986. Went to Fort Hood, Texas served in the 1st Cavalry driving a 10 ton hemett (8 wheel drive cargo vehicle) I was squad leader and also cargo NCO drove trucks full of M1 abram ammo, had a life expectancy of 20 seconds upon being sited by enemy, so i drove really fast. i was honorbly discharged in 1990 and back home alive and well in Fruitport.
SFC. William Gannon
SFC. William Gannon
Class of 1986
Army, 20+ Years

u.s. army special forces
Sgt Zachary Pamer
Sgt Zachary Pamer
Class of 2000
Army, 5 Years

Combat Medic .. 2 tours in Iraq. One purple heart, 2 Army comendations w/valor star.
Tashiana Pringle-Sanders
Tashiana Pringle-Sanders
Class of 1996
Air Force, 16 Years

Previous assignments include Colorado, California, Germany, S. Korea, and Florida.
Tom Eggleton
Tom Eggleton
Class of 1966
Army, 3 Years

Viet Nam Veteran 1967-68

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Class of '86

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Another all Fruitport reunion

Aug 22nd, 2008 will be the date of an all Fruitport class reunion at Pat's Roadhouse. Pat's is owned by Steve Seng ('83...
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Our Fruitport 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 Fruitport High School Military to know that they are loved and appreciated. All of us in Fruitport are proud of our military alumni and want to thank them for risking their lives to protect our country!