Fulton High School Alumni

Fulton, Illinois (IL)

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

Blake Williamson
Blake Williamson
Class of 2007
Navy, 1 Years

Stationed in San Diego, CA. Onboard the USS CURTS FFG 38
Blake Williamson
Blake Williamson
Class of 2007
Navy, 1 Years

Serving in San Diego, CA on the USS CURTS FFG 38. Just finished WestPacific deployment and recieved the Iraqi Campaign Medal
Bruce Fritz
Bruce Fritz
Class of 2004
Air Force, 2 Years

Stationed in Waltham, MA as a Research Scientist
Christopher Custer
Christopher Custer
Class of 2007
Army, 3 Years

Currently Stationed at Ft Sill OK. Deploying to Afghanistan in January. I am a Sgt in the Medical field, studying to be an RN, already have my LPN.
Christopher L Custer
Christopher L Custer
Class of 2007
Army, 1 Years

Currently serving, stationed in Ft Gordon, GA. Taking adanced medical training. Recently promoted to PFC exactly 1 year after he enlisted. A lot of training and studying. Currently doing a hospital rotation.
David Johnson
David Johnson
Class of 1961
Army, 3 Years

Served in Germany and one year in Vietnam,medical unit attached to 101st Airborne.
David Walters
David Walters
Class of 1989
Air Force, 15 Years

Security Forces stationed in Osan AFB, South Korea.
DuWayne Ottens
DuWayne Ottens
Class of 1985
Marine Corps, 4 Years

Served with 3d and 2d Reconnaissance Bn. 85-89.
Later work for DOS as Private military Contractor 2013-2017, Afghanistan.
Evan McCallister
Evan McCallister
Class of 2003
Army, 7 Years

Served three tours in Iraq. Stationed in Germany and Ft Hood.

Old Ironsides Division
1st Calvary Division
4th Infantry Division
James Temple
James Temple
Class of 1982
Navy, 11 Years

Served on U.S.S. Saipan, overseas, and stateside
Keith B Faber
Keith B Faber
Class of 1968
Marine Corps, 4 Years

1968-72, Vietnam Veteran, Marine Corps Air-wing (various)
Larry Vanderploeg
Larry Vanderploeg
Class of 1965
Army, 3 Years

Summer 1966 Basic Training, FT. Polk LA
1966 – 1967 U. S. Army Air Defense School, Ft. Bliss TX
1967 – 1968 HAWK Missile Training Cadre, Ft Bliss TX
1968 – 1969 Bravo Battery 7th Battalion (HAWK) 5th Artillery 38th Brigade, the free world’s highest tactical missile site, Mae Bong Korea.
Richard Evans
Richard Evans
Class of 1949
Air Force, 4 Years

Staff Sergeant, Bolling AFB and Pentagon, DC, 1950 to 1953
Robert E.(Gene) Tucker
Robert E.(Gene) Tucker
Class of 1961
Air Force, 4 Years

Electronics training in Biloxi, Ms. Then two years a Ellsworth AFB in SD and one year at King Salmon AFS in ALaska. Ground to Air Communications.
Russel McCallister
Russel McCallister
Class of 2000
Army, 3 Years

Combat Engineer

Stationed Ft Leonard Wood, MO
Deployed 05-06 Bahgdad, Iraq
Ryan Matthew Carroll
Ryan Matthew Carroll
Class of 2006
Army, 3 Years

Currently deployed in Iraq, Is a UAV operator
Timothy Wright
Timothy Wright
Class of 1999
Marine Corps, 8 Years

Five years reserve service, three years active, primary responsibilities were automotive fuel & electronic systems maintenance (i.e. fuel injection pump repair & calibration), some transmission & engine rebuild, component maintenance. Served one wartime deployment in Fallujah, Iraq from 2004 - 2005.
Tracy Van Zuiden
Tracy Van Zuiden
Class of 1979
Air Force, 19 Years

Currently a Lieutenant Colonel stationed in Fort Worth, TX

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Class of '03

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