Military Alumni

Military 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

Brig Gen Mike Planert, USAF (ret)
Brig Gen Mike Planert, USAF (ret) Class of 1973
Air Force, 20+ Years
31 years active duty in USAF. Flew numerous helicopters and C-130s. Commanded 551 FTS, 352 Special Ops Wing; 58 Special Operations Wing. Twelve plus years in Europe. Proud of the "Burg" and being a Golden Bear!!
Carol Nichols
Carol Nichols Class of 1966
Air Force, 2 Years
Derek Aldridge
Derek Aldridge Class of 2000
Marine Corps, 4 Years
Served between Jan 2002 - Jan 2006, received an honable discharge. Worked as a Small Computer Systems Specialist, stationed in New Orleans, LA.
Dwight Damschroder
Dwight Damschroder Class of 1975
National Guard, 20+ Years
Served in Washington D.C. following 9/11 and has deployed to Iraq and participated in Operation Iraqi Freedom.
Heather Wildman
Heather Wildman Class of 2007
Army, 1 Years
August 2, 2007 to March 21, 2008 Medical Honorable Discharge received for 13 fractures in the left foot.
Jack "Ezekiel" Villarreal
Jack "Ezekiel" Villarreal Class of 1967
Marine Corps, 4 Years
USMC 67-71, DaNang, Viet Nam 68-69.
Jack Baker
Jack Baker Class of 1989
Navy, 8 Years
Advanced Electronics graduate USS Estction 3 years
Jeff Aldrich
Jeff Aldrich Class of 1974
Army, 15 Years
Persian Gulf veteran
Joseph B Keiser
Joseph B Keiser Class of 1987
Navy, 5 Years
US Navy spent time on two US aircraft carriers was a Aviation Ordancman. Was on the USS Independance when the first Gulf war broke out.
PFC Cantrell, Patrick Robert
PFC Cantrell, Patrick Robert Class of 2009
Army, 1 Years
117th Infantry Regiment,,Fort Lewis Wa
Richard Freeborn
Richard Freeborn Class of 1959
Air Force, 20+ Years
4 yrs active Air Force 14 yrs Air National Guard 10 yrs Air Force Reserve 28 yrs Total
Robert J. Schuett
Robert J. Schuett Class of 1985
National Guard, 20+ Years
Current position is Lt. Coloniel of the 164th Airlift Squardron, serving as Sqaudron Commander located in Mansfield, OH. Previously served as Director of Operations and C-130 Aircraft Commander for the 179th Airlift Wing.
Tim Shull
Tim Shull Class of 1967
Navy, 4 Years
Served on USS Trigger ss564 from 1969-1973.
Tom Wasserman
Tom Wasserman Class of 1990
Air Force, 19 Years
Current rank is Master Sergeant and is currently stationed at Hikam Air Force Base, Hawaii
Tom Wasserman
Tom Wasserman Class of 1990
Air Force, 19 Years
Current Rank- Master Sergeant Currently stationed at Hickam Air Force Base Honolulu, Hawaii
Troy Wilburn
Troy Wilburn Class of 2004
Air Force, 6 Years
Troy Wilburn is currently a SSgt in the United States Air Force. He is a Radio Frequency Transmissions Systems Supervisor.
walter moll
walter moll Class of 1968
Air Force, 7 Years
vietnam thailand
William "Owen" Meyers
William "Owen" Meyers Class of 1983
Air Force, 20+ Years
William "Owen" Meyers
William "Owen" Meyers Class of 1983
Air Force, 20+ Years
Assignments included: Texas, Colorado, Seoul, South Korea, Hawaii and Izmir, Turkey. Deployed to Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (2) and participated in Operation Desert Storm.

Classmates Spotlight

Gibsonburg High School Classmates

Rick Bowlus
Class of '66

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