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

Allen W Knight
Allen W Knight
Class of 1950
Coast Guard, 4 Years

Served from 1952 to 1957
Arturo Cantú
Arturo Cantú
Class of 1968
Marine Corps, 6 Years

Marine Infantry MOS 0341 6 yrs, Vietnam 19 months. Army 31R/MP 16.5 yrs Retired
Arturo Cantú
Arturo Cantú
Class of 1968
Marine Corps, 6 Years

Marine Infantry MOS 0341 6 yrs, Vietnam 19 months. Army 31R/MP 16.5 yrs Retired
Bob Bosma
Bob Bosma
Class of 1966
Army, 15 Years

Combat medic with the First Cavalry Division in Vietnam Dec 67-Dec 68. 56th General Hospital, Bad Kreuznach, Germany 69-73
Bonn Stevens
Bonn Stevens
Class of 1987
Army, 20+ Years

Sniper attached to 2nd SF, OH-58D pilot
David Harris
David Harris
Class of 1983
Army, 4 Years

64C Motor transport operator, Fort Dix NJ, Karlsruhe Germany, Fort Lewis Wa.
Eric (Ric) Johnson
Eric (Ric) Johnson
Class of 1984
Navy, 3 Years

GMM3 (gunners mate missiles) served on a guided missile destroyer(USS Henry B. Wilson DDG-7) Home ported at San Diego Ca.
Eric K. Douse
Eric K. Douse
Class of 2001
Army, 6 Years

Serving in Korea today....
frederick richard ball
frederick richard ball
Class of 1952
Air Force, 14 Years

Parents moved in Senior year so did not graduate from GHHS ,but did graduate in fl.
12yrs 8 mos 26 days USAF,4 yrs USNR, Served in RVN 1964 & 1965(PLEIKU), Lybia, Turkey,Spain,Ill, Washing D.C,Ore,Calif & Mi.
Gabriel Silva
Gabriel Silva
Class of 2000
Navy, 8 Years

Served as a SeaBee SteelWorker (SW2) for 6 years of active duty and 2 years of reserves. Countries/places stationed: Greece, Guam, Japan, Central America, South America, Kuwait and Iraq.
Garret McShane
Garret McShane
Class of 2005
National Guard, 6 Years

Deployed with 1-126 cav to conduct convoy security during the year of 2008
Garry Aernouts
Garry Aernouts
Class of 1975
Army, 4 Years

Tours of duty included Kentucky, Oklahoma, Colorado & West Germany
Garry Aernouts
Garry Aernouts
Class of 1975
Army, 4 Years

US Army
James Aguilar Jr.
James Aguilar Jr.
Class of 1981
National Guard, 20+ Years

Serving in the Michigan National Guard. Did a tour in 06-07 in support of OIF stationed in Babgdad, Iraq in the 1171st Area Support Medical Company.
JASON CHAD BLANKS
JASON CHAD BLANKS
Class of 2007
Army, 3 Years

Infantryman for Joint Base Lewis McChord
Jason Vanbelkum
Jason Vanbelkum
Class of 2001
Army, 3 Years

I was stationed at Ft. Stewart for 2 year. now i live on Ft. Stewart but I am a U.S. Ranger at HAAF in Savannah. I was deplaoyed for 14 months to Iraq. i will be deployed again soon.
I have been to airborde school and now trying to get SERE C. and air assalt school.
Jason Vanbelkum
Jason Vanbelkum
Class of 2001
Army, 3 Years

US Army Ranger
Jerry stout
Jerry stout
Class of 1968
Army, 1 Years

Jerry was shot and killed in Vietnam. In February of 1970.
Mark Christopher Strauss
Mark Christopher Strauss
Class of 1998
National Guard, 21 Years

2 tours in Iraq 2009-2012 as Supply Sgt.Closed our bases in 2012
MELVIN R. STEPHENS
MELVIN R. STEPHENS
Class of 1969
Army, 12 Years

WAS STATIONED IN FT. KNOX ,FT .ORD AND IN GERMANY ASHAFENBERG, AND BAMBERG . WAS ALSO IN TDC KOERA
Michael Macaluso
Michael Macaluso
Class of 1985
Air Force, 4 Years

Work at Foreign Technology Division Wright Patterson Air Force Base. Was a computer operator.
Michele Griffin (Hoeksema)
Michele Griffin (Hoeksema)
Class of 1984
Marine Corps, 2 Years

Field Military Police Officer stationed at Camp Pendleton, CA. 1988-1990. Was given a medical discharge for a serious knee injury.
Randall Ortega
Randall Ortega
Class of 1981
Navy, 4 Years

United States Navy. Lebonon Hostage Evacutaion Team.
REBECCA GIBSON
REBECCA GIBSON
Class of 2002
Army, 6 Years

Served as a surgical tech. Been stationed at Fort Sam Houston, TX; Fort Belvoir, VA; Landstuhl Regional Medical Center, Germany; Fort Stewart, GA; and been deployed to Afghanistan.
Rebecca Gibson (Soto)
Rebecca Gibson (Soto)
Class of 2002
Army, 6 Years

Surgical Technologist.
SGT Michael Kerkhoff
SGT Michael Kerkhoff
Class of 1999
Army, 10 Years

I've been deployed 5 times, and right now I'm currently in Afghanistan
Spc. Christopher S. Alberda
Spc. Christopher S. Alberda
Class of 2006
National Guard, 6 Years

Served in the Army National Guard with one tour in Afghanistan.
Stanley Macomber
Stanley Macomber
Class of 1957
Army, 2 Years

Vietnam era chemical munitions
Stephen York
Stephen York
Class of 1967
Army, 2 Years

Served in infantry in vietnam
Terry Sahlbom
Terry Sahlbom
Class of 1985
Marine Corps, 20+ Years

Terry is currently stationed at Camp Lejuene, NC and holds the rank of Gunnery Sgt.

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Godwin Heights High School Classmates

Brian Curtis
Class of '83

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