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

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

Medic
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 Baker
Jack Baker
Class of 1989
Navy, 8 Years

Advanced Electronics graduate
USS Estction 3 years
Jack Ezekiel Vllarreal
Jack Ezekiel Vllarreal
Class of 1967
Marine Corps, 4 Years

1967- 71. 68-69 DaNang, Vietnam
Sgt.
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

USAF
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

Beth Michael
Class of '78

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