Garden City High School Alumni

Garden City, 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!

Lost Class Rings

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Honored Military Alumni

Carlton June
Carlton June
Class of 1989
Navy, 4 Years

U.S.S. John F. Kennedy CV 67 Boiler Technician 3rd class Desert Storm Veteran
Chad Perkey
Chad Perkey
Class of 1993
Marine Corps, 4 Years

Did my time, had much fun, got out and got educated....
CPT Tony Gentilia
CPT Tony Gentilia
Class of 1989
Army, 15 Years

Currently a Captain commanding the 520th Area Support Medical Company in Baghdad, Iraq.
Dennis Russell
Dennis Russell
Class of 1966
Army, 3 Years

Drafted in Dec of 1967, enlisted in Jan of 1968. Trained at Fort Knox, Kentucky and Fort Lee Virgina. Spent one year in Turkey and one and a half in West Germany.
Jeffrey Lynn Nichols
Jeffrey Lynn Nichols
Class of 1967
Army, 2 Years

I was a military policeman at Sandia Base in
Albuquerque N.M.
Jim Burcham
Jim Burcham
Class of 1968
Army, 2 Years

2nd Inf Div, Korea
Kami DeGolyer-Davis
Kami DeGolyer-Davis
Class of 1990
National Guard, 20+ Years

Iowa National Guard
Lee Pullen
Lee Pullen
Class of 1970
Air Force, 4 Years

379th Civil Engineering Squadron
Industrial Engineering
Mark Shilakes
Mark Shilakes
Class of 1968
Army, 3 Years

Served as a helicopter crew chief - airmobile
Michael R. Sayers
Michael R. Sayers
Class of 1969
Navy, 20+ Years

U. S. Navy (active) -1969 - 1978 AME1(AW)
2 tours Vietnam - UDT / Aviation to 1st Gulf War
VAH-123, VAH-10, VA-128, VA-95 (Whidbey Island,WA)
VA-95 Beach Det Phillipines
VS-41(San Diego, CA)
USNR-R(TAR) ACTIVE TO 1991 RETIREMENT
VAQ-309, VR-51(Whidbey Island, WA)
VAK-308 (Alameda, CA)
AIMD Naval Air Station, Dallas, TX
OMD Nas Dallas, TX
Michael R. Sayers
Michael R. Sayers
Class of 1969
Navy, 20+ Years

Vietnam (2 tours) to 1st Gulf War - 1969 to 1991, Navy Aviation, AME1(AW) Retired, Aircraft A1 Spad, A3 Skywarrior, A4 Skyhawk, A6 Intruder, S3 Viking, and others
Timothy J. Derkatch
Timothy J. Derkatch
Class of 1975
Marine Corps, 6 Years

USMC Recon Marine 1st Recon BN Camp Pendleton CA.
Primary Marksmanship Instructor/Recruit Training, Edson Range, Camp Pendleton CA
Tom Yates
Tom Yates
Class of 1959
Navy, 4 Years

I was a WesPac sailor. Spent 3 1/2 years on the USS Comstock LSD-19. Managed to miss a number of world crises including the building of the Berlin Wall, some mid-east crap, the Cuban Missle Crisis and the start of Viet Nam. One of the unique experiences I had was being highlined between a DDE and my ship.
TOMMY ONTKO
TOMMY ONTKO
Class of 1965
Army, 2 Years

'69 Training: Ft Knox, Ft Polk, Ft Benning, stationed Ft Bragg 2/508 82nd Airborne then sent to Vietnam with 2/503 173d Airborne
William Turner
William Turner
Class of 1954
Army, 3 Years

Topographic surveyor, Republic of Panama, Inter-American Geodetic Survey, 1956-1959

Classmates Spotlight

Garden City High School Classmates

Kenneth Sanney
Class of '89

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