Garrett High School Alumni

Garrett, Indiana (IN)

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

Andrew Bowman
Andrew Bowman
Class of 1978
National Guard, 20+ Years

currently deployed to Khost Province, Afganistan
Brian P. Neukom
Brian P. Neukom
Class of 2008
Navy, 1 Years

Brian graduated from Great Lakes Basic Training in Chicago, IL September 12, 2008. He then graduated from Crytology Technical Technician School, Pensacola, Florida in January 2009. He is now stationed in Sasebo, Japan serving there for 3 years on the USS Harpers-Ferry. His deployments have taken him to the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Malaysia and Brunei.
Byanski
Byanski
Class of 1965
Navy, 4 Years

Aviation Electronics Technician -- E-5 that was assigned to repair SIXTH FLEET's HELO home ported half way between Rome, Italy, and Naples. I honeymooned on Capri. My Navy education got me a Honeywell company car to service 15 medical facilities in Fort Lauderdale and environs as a Biomedical Electronics Technician.
Chris Treadwell
Chris Treadwell
Class of 1990
Air Force, 10 Years

Served 4 years in the Indiana Air National Guard then Served 6 years active duty in the Air Force as a Pararescue Ranger. Was stationed for 2 years in Tampa, FL and 4 years in Tucson, AZ Also did a year tour in Iraq in 2004.
Christopher Greuter
Christopher Greuter
Class of 1991
Army, 20+ Years

1Sgt.Christopher Greuter, left for the military straight after graduation. He came back to his home town of Garrett to finish his last 15 years in service as a Recruiter( and a 18 month tour in Iraq) and then a instructor at IPFW.
Daniel Gibson
Daniel Gibson
Class of 1979
Army, 20+ Years

Army Aviation:
Camp Humphreys Korea
Ft Ord Ca
K-16 Korea
Panama
Ft Campbell, KY
DAVID W. BAKER
DAVID W. BAKER
Class of 1966
Marine Corps, 20+ Years

I started my Military Career in 1966 with the US Marine Corps. After serving my initial enlistment, I enlisted in the US Army for 17 yrs. I Retired on Aug 31st 1988
Donald Carl Johnson
Donald Carl Johnson
Class of 1966
Navy, 4 Years

Dental Technician 3rd Class
USS Enterprise CVAN 65
Fred Stenner
Fred Stenner
Class of 2006
National Guard, 3 Years

Currently serving in Iraq
Glen Ludban
Glen Ludban
Class of 1965
Navy, 4 Years

Died in Vietnam, 1969, building roads with heavy equipment, stepped on a land mine, saving another Navy Seabee's life.
IAN PORTER
IAN PORTER
Class of 2004
Air Force, 3 Years

MILITARY POLICE.SERVED TWO TOURS IN IRAQ
Jim Teders
Jim Teders
Class of 1965
Air Force, 4 Years

Air Traffic Controller, Viet Nam 1967-1968,
John Moats
John Moats
Class of 1965
Navy, 4 Years

VietNam veteran serving on USS Robison and USS Parsons, homeported in Yokosuka, Japan
Joseph J NEWBAUER Jr
Joseph J NEWBAUER Jr
Class of 1965
Army, 2 Years

Vietnam 1969-1970 Germany 1971
Kevin Thomas
Kevin Thomas
Class of 1980
Navy, 20+ Years

Enlisted in Navy August 1980. I was stationed at the following locations.
VX-5 China Lake California 1981-1983
VA-147 NAS Lemoore California 1983-1986
VRC-50 NAS Cubi Point Philippines 1986-1990
HC-5 NAS Agana Guam 1990-1993
VQ-1 NAS Agana Guam 1993-1994
VQ-1 NAS Whidbey Island Washington 1994-2000
Retired from the Navy on September 1, 2000
Larry Hathaway
Larry Hathaway
Class of 1961
Air Force, 20+ Years

24 years of active duty retiring 1 Feb 89.
Larry Kammerer
Larry Kammerer
Class of 1964
Air Force, 20+ Years

Jet Engine Technician Spent 2 years as a member of the United States Air Force Thunderbirds. Retired as a MSGT in 1984
Lynn Kirkpatrick
Lynn Kirkpatrick
Class of 1967
Army, 2 Years

Artillery - 352 day tour of SE Asia with Uncle Sam and the Howitzers, a few months in Texas
Paul Garn
Paul Garn
Class of 1982
Navy, 20+ Years

6 Years of active Duty, 15.5 Years of active Duty. Highest rank acheived Chief Petty Officer:
Medals awarded, Navy Com - 1, Joint Service Achievement -1, Navy achievement, 5, Navy Unit Citation -1, Battle E -4, Good Conduct-1, Naval Reserve Meritiorious Service Medal -4, Nastional Defense-2, Global war on Terrorist Expeditionary Medal w globe and anchor, Global war on terrorist Service Deployment Ribgbon, Sea Service Deploment Ribbon-1, Navy & Marine Corps Overseas Service Ribbon, Armed Forces Reserve Medal, Navy Expert Rifle. Retired after 21.5 years, 9/1/2007
Paul Garn
Paul Garn
Class of 1982
Navy, 20+ Years

1983 - 1989 - Active Duty, USS Blueridge, Yokuska Japan.
1991 - Present US Naval Reserves
NMCB 23
07/2004 - 04/2005 Ramadi Iraq, - Operation Enduring Freedom II
1 Navy Com, 1 Joint Service Achiev
Paul Garn
Paul Garn
Class of 1982
Navy, 20+ Years

6 years of active duty
15.5 years of active reserves
1-tour of Iraq 2004-2005
Randall Davis
Randall Davis
Class of 1965
Army, 3 Years

Served with 5/38 Artillery, 2nd ID, Korea; 6/27 Artillery, 23rd Group, II Field Forces, Vietnam; 11th Armored Cavalry, II Field Forces, Vietnam (war zones C and D)and Cambodia; MOS's 13E20 - Artillery Fire Direction Control and 13E40 - Artillery Recon Sergeant. Was Staff Sergeant at discharge in 1970.
Richard VanBuskirk
Richard VanBuskirk
Class of 1991
Army, 6 Years

Enlisted in 1990 wnet active duty 12 days after I graduated. I was stationed at Schofield Bks HI. and deployed to the gulf for 6 months. I also went to Australia to trian with them for 2 weeks. in 1995 I was reasigned to Ft Bragg NC and went into special forces for the rest of my enlistment. I was discahrged in 1997
Rickey Parker
Rickey Parker
Class of 1972
Army, 20 Years

1st Battalion 63rd Armor Ft. Riley, Ks.
1st Battalion 64th Armor Kitzingen, Germany
New Equipment Training Team Ft. Knox, Ky.
Tank Crew Evaluation and Training Team Vilseck, Germany
Robert Byanski
Robert Byanski
Class of 1965
Navy, 4 Years

Navy Aviation Electronics Technician Second Class at discharge. So Air Force and my service were similar. I wass only in the Medeterranian for 6 months. NAS Lakehurst was my last duty station. I worked where the Hindenburg went down.
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That is the HELO I repaired in Italy. This is not me in the photo.
Scott Lewis
Scott Lewis
Class of 1963
Army, 20+ Years

Tours - Stateside, Europe (5 years), Hawaii, Vietnam (2 1/2 years). MOS - 95B (Military Police). Retired 11/01/1987 after two years in USMCR (PLC Program) and 20 years active duty in US Army.
Steve Boice
Steve Boice
Class of 1967
Navy, 8 Years

E-5, Electronics Technician.

Served aboard the USS LY Spear, a submarine tender. I was among the ship's sailors who were part of the commissioning crew.

I was assigned to:
. Repair and calibrated Geiger counters.
. Repaired submarine counter-measures equipment used by submarines.
Steve Newbauer
Steve Newbauer
Class of 1965
Navy, 9 Years

I served proudly for 8 years active duty mostly aboard destroyers. I was a shipfitter which was later changed to hull maintenance technician. I also served 1 1/2 years active reserves having joined my junior year of high school.
Steven Simpkins
Steven Simpkins
Class of 2008
Army, 8 Years

Steven was National Guard his Junior and Senior years of High School and went Active Army after Graduation. Now a Paratrooper Stationed in North Carolina.
Timothy D. Chervenka
Timothy D. Chervenka
Class of 1989
Army, 8 Years

Patriot Missile System Operator. Served in the Gulf War during Operation Desert Shield & Desert Storm.
William Harding
William Harding
Class of 1957
Navy, 20+ Years

Served 23 years in the Navy! Travelled to several places near and far. Has lots of great stories!!

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Class of '65

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Garrett High School Class of 1973

Shall proudly celebrate their 50th class reunion in Garrett September 16, 2023 at the American Legion 4:00 - 10:00pm. A ...
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Our Garrett 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 Garrett High School Military to know that they are loved and appreciated. All of us in Garrett are proud of our military alumni and want to thank them for risking their lives to protect our country!