Glenbrook North High School Alumni

Northbrook, Illinois (IL)

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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

Adrian (Ari) Cordovi
Adrian (Ari) Cordovi
Class of 1984
Army, 14 Years

Enlisted 82nd Airborne Division, commissioned through West Point
Barney Watt
Barney Watt
Class of 1964
Air Force, 4 Years

Crew Chief / Flight Mechanic on C-130 Aircraft.
Stationed stateside at Langley AFB, VA, headquarters for Tactical Airlift Command. Then
thirteen months Viet Nam and all of S.E. Asia in
1968-1969.
GOD bless all my brothers and sisters who have, or are serving our country!!!
Bob Chandler
Bob Chandler
Class of 1962
Air Force, 20+ Years

Stationed at various places around the world. Served in Viietnam (1967-1968). Last duty assignment before retirement was as Manpower Management Superintedent at Vandenberg AFB, CA .
Brian Bourke
Brian Bourke
Class of 1965
Navy, 3 Years

Office of Naval Inteligence, Washington D.C
Daniel Jo
Daniel Jo
Class of 2008
Marine Corps, 5 Years

MCRD San Diego ‘08
School of Infantry (Infantry Training Battalion) ‘09
The Basic Security Guard School, VA ‘09
MCSFBN, NSB Kings Bay, GA ‘09
Close Quarters Combat/RTT, VA ‘10
2D LAR BN, Camp Lejuene ‘12
David O. Chung
David O. Chung
Class of 1969
Air Force, 6 Years

Defense Link Information: Living with the Face of The Enemy

Chung was drafted, and enlisted in the United States Air Force in 1970. He was stationed at various bases stateside until leaving the 49th Tactical Fighter Wing, Holloman Air Force Base New Mexico for Vietnam early 1972. Chung arrived as a replacement at Tan Son Nhut Air Base, Saigon, and was immediatly detailed to the 377th Combat Support Group, Bien at Hoa Air Base, and then An Loc in Tay Nin Province during Easter Offensive of 1972. Chung was detailed to VNAF Air Crews on C-7 Caribous conducting resupply, air support and medical evacuation missions in and out of An Loc. After the Seige at An Loc, he was evacuated to Travis Air Force Base California. Chung was reassigned to Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada in 1973. Chung was disischarged with the rank of SGT from the Air Force Reserves in 1976.
There were only 61,000 Americans left in Vietnam during the 1972 Easter Offensive. Over 300,000 Communist North Vietnamese Army Regulars including Mechanized poured down on the remaining U.S Soldiers, Airman, Sailors and Marines. The 377th Combat Support Group was one of many units during the 1972 Easter Offensive awarded the Vietnam Cross of Gallantry and Presidential Unit Citatation. The names of those that did not make it home from the 1972 Easter Offensive, (America's last battle in Vietnam) are on the last two panels of the Vietnam Veterans Memeorial (The Wall) in Washington, DC.
David Y Patlak
David Y Patlak
Class of 1973
Coast Guard, 25 Years

USCG Presidential Honor Guard, Aviation Survivalman (ASM)/Emergency Medical Technician (EMT), Search and Rescue (SAR) Aircrewman in HC-130-B Hercules fixed wing &HH-52-A Seaguard Helicopter at Air Station Barbers Point Hawaii, Officer Candidate School (OCS), Group Miami SAR Controller, UNITAS XXV USCG Deployment aboard USS Fairfax County (LST-1193) to South America, Cutter Dauntless (WMEC-624) Deck Watch Officer (DWO), Assistant Operations / Navigation Division / Combat Information Center (CIC) / Maritime Law Enforcement (MLE) Boarding Officer, USCG Headquarters Chief of Staff Management Analysis Division (G-CMA), Air Station Clearwater Florida Operation Bahamas, Turks & Caicos (OPBAT) HH-3-F Pelican Helicopter crew, Air Station Borinquen Puerto Rico Public Works Officer, Civil Engineering Unit (CEU) Oakland California Construction Manager / Planner, Seventh Coast Guard District (D7) Quality Performance Consultant / Management Analyst.
Dean Stephens
Dean Stephens
Class of 1961
Navy, 4 Years

served on the USS Randolph 1962 and picked up John Glenn, then USS Saratoga for a few months, Then A school in Dam Neck Virgina Beach, then C school in Mare Island Naval Shipyard, then aboard The USS Providence until discharge
Don Johanson
Don Johanson
Class of 1964
Army, 2 Years

Served July 1969 - June 1971. Fort Polk, LA., Hunter Army Airfield, Savannah, GA., Bad Kreuznach, Germany. SP5, Personnel Management Specialist, Honorably Discharged June 1971.
Donald N. Schaffer
Donald N. Schaffer
Class of 1988
Army, 3 Years

Was stationed at Fort Lee, Virginia with the Quarter Master Corp. as a 77F (Fueler).
Served in Iraqi Freedom 03' and Endering Freedom (Afganistan) 04'.
Ed Weber
Ed Weber
Class of 1959
Army, 2 Years

SUPPLY SERGEANT
Frank Arnemann
Frank Arnemann
Class of 1964
Air Force, 20+ Years

Served with the Naval Air Reserve from 1966 to 1970 as a C-54 aircraft engine mechanic and flight crewmember. Served from 1970 to 1994 with the USAF as an air traffic control and communications officer and retired with the rank of Colonel.
Frank B. Arnemann, Jr.
Frank B. Arnemann, Jr.
Class of 1964
, 20+ Years

I attend Glenbrook HS for 9th and 10th grades. Was a Navy Brat at NAS Glenview and relocated to New Orleans after the Sophomore year. Know as "Buddy" to many at Glenbrook HS. Served four years in the Naval Air Reserve and another 24 years in the Regular Air Force as an air traffic control and communications officer. Still serve as AF Academy Admissions Liaision Officer.
Fred Berl
Fred Berl
Class of 1972
Navy, 6 Years

Navy Nuclear Propulsion commands
Harry Hart
Harry Hart
Class of 1964
Army, 4 Years

Vietnam...!
Harry I. (Buzz) Gillogly
Harry I. (Buzz) Gillogly
Class of 1959
Air Force, 26 Years

As an Air Force Lieutenant I was an aircraft maintenance officer, followed by Education with Industry and then five years as a rocket scientist, project manager for the FB-11B/C, and F101 turbine engines for the B-1 aircraft. After a tour as an executive officer and a year at the National War College, I transitioned to become the Program Director for two lmulti-billion dollar programs (Joint STARS and WIS) followed by another Command job of DCS for Personnel at Andrews AFB and retired as a Colonel at Andrews AFB. I joined industry and was an executive for several large and small businesses. After some time off I joined the Government Civilian workforce as a project manager at Hanscom AFB outside Boston where my wife, Dawn, and I live in Westford, MA close to our two boys who also work in the Defense industry. I stay in touch with a couple Glenbrook classmates - Come visit us - we have the room!
Howard L. Rutizer
Howard L. Rutizer
Class of 1970
Army, 20+ Years

United States Army (Chief Warrant Officer)
James Johnson, DVM
James Johnson, DVM
Class of 1997
Army, 9 Years

(2007-Present) US Army Veterinary Corps
James olinski
James olinski
Class of 1963
Army, 2 Years

Served Oct 1968-Oct 1970. Basic Training @ Ft Campbell, KY Nov 1968-Jan 1970. Stock Control & Accounting School @ Ft. Lee, VA Jan 1969-Mar 1970. Camp Granite in Qui Nhon Vietnam Apr 1969-Mar 1970. Fort Myer, VA May 1970- Oct 1970. Awarded Army Commendation Medal.
James Sloat
James Sloat
Class of 1964
Navy, 2 Years

Served aboard the destroyer USS Collett DD 730. Spent Oct '69 - Mar '70 in Vietnam supporting the aircraft carrier Coral Sea. Honorable discharge in Dec '70
Jim (James E.) Guigli
Jim (James E.) Guigli
Class of 1959
Army, 3 Years

Army Security Agency, Russian Voice Intercept. DLIWC & 12th USA Field Station, Chitose, Japan 1964-1965.
John C Morgan
John C Morgan
Class of 1964
Air Force, 4 Years

Joined up in Fall of 66 and was trained in SIGNET as an analyst. Stationed Kadena AFB Okinawa with short tours to Taiwan and Vietnam in 68 & 69. Spent my final year at the NSA in Maryland. Got out Jan 71.
Ken Horn
Ken Horn
Class of 1964
Navy, 2 Years

Graduated from Annapolis and became a Navy Pilot 9 Killed in action)
Kirk Landers
Kirk Landers
Class of 1964
Army, 3 Years

1969-71; 18 months RVN. Highest rank SP5
mark eastman
mark eastman
Class of 1961
Army, 3 Years

I served from 1962 to 1965,trained as a long range recon.patroler sent to Germany until the 12/27/63 and on that date went to vietnam for 6mns and 3days tdy
Mark Kelly
Mark Kelly
Class of 1980
Army, 3 Years

Special Forces
Martin Koester
Martin Koester
Class of 1964
Navy, 4 Years

Aviation ordnanceman-1966-1970-Vietnam Vet-10 more years as a Naval Reservist
Maureen E Scanlon
Maureen E Scanlon
Class of 2003
Marine Corps, 3 Years

Lance Corporall in the United States Marine Corps.
Camp Pendleton, CA
Michael Grisa
Michael Grisa
Class of 1989
Army, 6 Years

OEF Afghanistan 2004
Sam Weinstein
Sam Weinstein
Class of 2010
Army, 2 Years

2 years of service and counting. Awuga.
Scott Bechtle
Scott Bechtle
Class of 1974
Army, 14 Years

Infantry Officer; service in Alaska, Republic of Korea, West Germany, Yugoslavia, Middle East, Ft Bliss, TX, and Ft Benning, GA
Steve Wanzek
Steve Wanzek
Class of 1966
Air Force, 30 Years

Commissioned through Officer Training School in 1971. Pilot wings earned in 1972. Flew trainers (T-37 and T-41), cargo aircraft (C-141 and C-5), and DV airlift (C-137 at Andrews AFB). Command Pilot with over 4,000 flight hours. Career highlights:
Traveled with President Reagan's staff working airport issues for AF-1. Commander of squadron flying AF-2, members of Congress, and other dignitaries. Deputy Commander for Operations Group and Support Group at Andrews AFB, MD. Vice Commander of Dover AFB, DE. AFROTC Detachment Commander at University of Illinois.
Retired in 2001 after 30+ years of service.
Victor Hill
Victor Hill
Class of 1962
Air Force, 20+ Years

Commissioned as a 2LT out of college ROTC. Completed flight school and assigned as an F-4C/D/E pilot flying over 200 combat sorties out of DaNang Airbase, RVN from 1971 to 1972. Amassed over 3700 hours of flight time in the F-4, T-38, and A-10 aircraft. Served a two year tour of duty at the Pentagon and was a fighter Squadron Commander and Wing Commander before retiring as Numbered Air Force Asst. Director of Operations.

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