Garfield Heights High School Alumni

Garfield Heights, Ohio (OH)

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

Al Ostapowicz
Al Ostapowicz
Class of 1968
Air Force, 4 Years

Served from 1970-1974. Stationed at Elmendorf Air Force Base in Alaska, (Air Force Communication System (AFCS) , Campion Air Force Station outside of Galena, Alaska, Vandenberg AFB, California (SAC Missile Base.
Amanda Billy (NADRATOWSKI)
Amanda Billy (NADRATOWSKI)
Class of 2000
Army, 3 Years

Air Defense Artillery
Anthony Cukierski
Anthony Cukierski
Class of 1970
Air Force, 6 Years

linguist, radio intercept analysis
CHARLES GABRELSKI
CHARLES GABRELSKI
Class of 1962
Air Force, 4 Years

ELECTRICIAN
Chris Chilton
Chris Chilton
Class of 1985
Army, 8 Years

1st of 134Field Artillery
FREDERICK JURMAN
FREDERICK JURMAN
Class of 1960
Air Force, 20+ Years

An intelligence analyst for 20+ years with the USAF, the NSA and CIA. Worked, lived and played in 27 countries around the world. Served tours in Europe with two in Germany and one in the UK. Three tours in the Far East in Tokyo, Okinawa and Thailand.
Giuseppe Calderaro
Giuseppe Calderaro
Class of 1960
Army, 14 Years

Us Army 1961-1965. re entered 1989, transferd to Air force 1994.
Member of the 1st, old Ironside, tank div.; 3rd infantry div.; Setaf Commend. 40th infantry div.; 144 air lift wing. Staf Sargent.
James Sabat
James Sabat
Class of 1968
Army, 2 Years

2 years active duty plus 4 years National Guard.
Platoon Leader, Executive Officer and Company Commander
Jeremy Esteves
Jeremy Esteves
Class of 1993
Marine Corps Reserve, 6 Years

3rd Battalion, 25th Marines H&S Company
Lee Schulz
Lee Schulz
Class of 1968
Air Force, 4 Years

Worked in air traffic
mark williams
mark williams
Class of 1986
Air Force, 18 Years

18yrs sofar
Michael Dorsey
Michael Dorsey
Class of 1975
Marine Corps, 6 Years

I started at MCRD San Diego II/26/1976 as a private. I went to Communications and Electronics school at 29Palms, CA. for Electronics and Crypto Repair. I took that knowledge to Okinawa 3rd Marine Division as division technician in charge. I served in Korea with distinction. I repaired electronics for the Far East Command, in the Philippine Islands, Taiwan and Korea. Returning to the US I was chosen to teach FM Troubleshooting and High Reliability Soldering techniques at 29 Palms AGCC C&ESchools. I was also chosen and trained to be a Presidential Color Guard for the Western Command. I served Presidents Ford and Reagan I served as Right Rifle and Color Bearer as a Sergeant E5. I was asked to return for Desert Storm I declined I had a family and a heavy job.
Paul Burik
Paul Burik
Class of 1967
Army, 2 Years

Served in Vietnam 69-70. Heavy Helicopter (Tarhe)
RONALD KAISER
RONALD KAISER
Class of 1964
Air Force, 3 Years

Joined 1965 Dover AFB early out 1967
8 years Air Force Reserve
steve szabo
steve szabo
Class of 1972
Navy, 9 Years

Served in the Navy and am a Vietnam Era Vet. I was stationed at Naval Air Station Coronado, where I was assigned to the Boats and Docks division. I was there for one year, when I was then transferred to Sea Duty aboard the USS Leonard F. Mason DD-852 that was attached to Destroyer Sqoudron 7. During the two years aboard her, I went on 3 Western Pacific Cruises, that included, Hawaii, Guam, Midway Island, Subic Bay in the Phillipines, and Tokyo Japan, and Yokasuka Japan, and also Hong Kong, China, when Hong Kong was still a republic of Britain thru a 100 year lease that has since been given back to China. While on board my job classification was one of a Fireman/DamageControl/HullMaintenanceTech/Welder..After I was discharged I finished serving out my three year reserve duty and then in 1984 re-enlisted and was then classified as a SeaBee with the rate of a UtilitiesMan with a second class petty officers rank of E-5..I was Honorably Discharged twice under Honorable conditions. I am very proud of my service to the United States of America and the United States Navy and will always cherish the time that I gave in support to our great country..
Steve Szabo
Steve Szabo
Class of 1972
Navy, 9 Years

U.S.S Leonard F. Mason DD-852 Served 3 yrs active duty U.S..7th fleet home ported out of San Diego California..6 yrs Naval reserves..
Tiffany Ware
Tiffany Ware
Class of 1997
Air Force, 15 Years

Mechanical Engineer, Program Manager
Victor Faraci
Victor Faraci
Class of 1966
Air Force, 8 Years

Served as a classified document courier, did a tour in Vietnam, a tour at SAC Headquarters, a tour in a pilot training squadron, and an assignment at the military induction/enlistment station in Kansas City, Missouri

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Tammy Ball
Class of '83

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