Granite City High School Alumni

Granite City, Illinois (IL)

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

Anthony (Tony) Shaver
Anthony (Tony) Shaver
Class of 1988
Army, 6 Years

Ft. Sill, Germany, Ft. Sill
Barry Gardner
Barry Gardner
Class of 1976
Air Force, 20+ Years

Air Force Academy Graduate, Air Force Flight Surgeon in Desert Storm, Retired in 2006
Bill Shastid
Bill Shastid
Class of 1951
Marine Corps, 3 Years

Air Traffic Control Marine Air Wing, F/O for 105 & 155mm, High Speed Radio Telegraph, Expert Rifleman 4th Marine Regiment.
Brandon Malherek
Brandon Malherek
Class of 2005
Marine Corps, 5 Years

Marine FAST Company. Infantry Squad Leader with 3rd Battalion 5th Marines
Clint Van Zandt
Clint Van Zandt
Class of 1963
Army, 3 Years

Soecial Agent US Army Intelligence (CI), Vietnam 1966-1967, Chicago 1967-1969
Corporal John Kaempf
Corporal John Kaempf
Class of 1980
Marine Corps, 4 Years

electronics-radio repair
Craig Cavins
Craig Cavins
Class of 1984
Marine Corps, 20+ Years

24 years and still going...
Daniel Boyd
Daniel Boyd
Class of 1960
Navy, 6 Years

USS Lexington, USS Coral Sea
Dave Jessee
Dave Jessee
Class of 1971
Navy, 20+ Years

Hospital corpsman, retired as Lcdr,Us Navy,Nurse Corps .
Debora Bunch
Debora Bunch
Class of 1971
Air Force, 3 Years

USAF Personnel Specialist
USAF Computer Specialist
Dennis Cripps
Dennis Cripps
Class of 1969
Army, 3 Years

Two tours of duty in South Vietnam.
Douglas Inman
Douglas Inman
Class of 1968
Army, 3 Years

U.S. Army Served in Viet Nam 1967/68. Discharged as Sgt E5 1969 Fort Lewis, Washington.
Ernest Hubbard
Ernest Hubbard
Class of 1960
Army, 3 Years

Sp/4 Infantry Unit, Personell Specialist
Gary WInters
Gary WInters
Class of 1970
Marine Corps, 5 Years

HQ FMFLant Norfolk Va.
Gene Livingston
Gene Livingston
Class of 1969
Air Force, 4 Years

Aeromedical Specialist
Harry C Miller
Harry C Miller
Class of 1972
Navy, 20+ Years

hcm954@gmail.com
Henry McWhorter
Henry McWhorter
Class of 1961
Army, 2 Years

Vietnam
Ida D. Cozart
Ida D. Cozart
Class of 1969
Air Force, 4 Years

74-78 vehicle operator and dispatcher. Operated anything from staff cars for VIP's and Pick up trucks, to 45 passenger busses, to wreckers and tractor trailers.
James Hanks
James Hanks
Class of 1984
Air Force, 4 Years

Specialty Vehicle Mechanic
Fire Fighting
Jerrell Stewart
Jerrell Stewart
Class of 2008
Marine Corps, 6 Years

Jerrell joined the Marine Corps right after graduating.
Jim Hubert
Jim Hubert
Class of 1984
Air Force, 11 Years

Medical Imaging,Computed Tomography...
John Causey
John Causey
Class of 1981
Navy, 5 Years

Nuclear power field
Keith Seitzer
Keith Seitzer
Class of 1964
Air Force, 4 Years

Czech Linguist
kenneth modglin
kenneth modglin
Class of 1964
Army, 3 Years

Served with MACV May 1967-May 1968 as military advisor to Vietnam Military
Kerry Billingsley
Kerry Billingsley
Class of 1998
Army, 4 Years

Currently serving in the US Army in Fort Stewart, Georgia as a Specialist.
Kevin Blumenstock
Kevin Blumenstock
Class of 2004
Army, 3 Years

served in the Army Infantry and served in Iraq 2006-2007
Larry Richardson
Larry Richardson
Class of 1965
Army, 3 Years

Radar Operator in Air Defense Artillery Unit.
Mark Riecken
Mark Riecken
Class of 1972
Army, 20+ Years

Retired Master Sergeant, 1 tour in Germany, 3 tours in south Korea. Aviation Maintenance field.
merv massey
merv massey
Class of 1952
Army, 4 Years

Trained at Ft Devens for The Army Security Agency as a Crypto Analyst(1959). Served in the Phillipines and Formosa where we were "electronically" snooping on the Red Chinese Military as they were moving south in preparation for VietNam (1960-63). Served on missions to Laos, Cambodia,Thailand
Michael Huff
Michael Huff
Class of 1966
Army, 3 Years

Sent to Viet Nam Feb 14, 1968, assigned to the 1st of the 5th, 1st Air Cavalry as an infantry man. WIA May 5, 1968 at LZ Peanuts, 1 click (1000 yards) SW of Khe Sanh, when our position was over run by NVA Sappers & NVA Regular Army. Returned State Side and served as a 71H30, Personnel Specialist at Ft Riley, KS. Reassigning GI's after they recuperated from their wounds. MEDALS- NDSM,Purple Heart, Bronze Star with V device, Combat Infantry Badge, Viet Nam Service Medal, Air Medal
Michael R. ("Mac") McCarty
Michael R. ("Mac") McCarty
Class of 1964
Marine Corps, 20+ Years

Infantry officer and judge advocate. C/1/5 in RVN. CO, F/2/9. I-I, F/2/24. Military Law Instructor, The Basic School; Deputy Staff Judge Advocate, OSJA, MCB, Camp Lejeune, NC
Michael Ralph McCarty
Michael Ralph McCarty
Class of 1964
Marine Corps, 20+ Years

Rifle Platoon Commander, Rifle Company Commander, Judge Advocate
Pam Williams
Pam Williams
Class of 1977
Air Force, 4 Years

Medic
Pamela E Williams
Pamela E Williams
Class of 1977
Air Force, 3 Years

Assigned to Richards-Gabaur Air Force Base located in Grandview, MO
Patricia lee welsh (cosenza)
Patricia lee welsh (cosenza)
Class of 1968
Army, 20 Years

1967/1987
Patrick Nesbit
Patrick Nesbit
Class of 1966
Navy, 20+ Years

I served in the U. S. Navy and Naval Reserve for a total of 22 years. I served in Great Lakes, IL, Bainbridge, MD, Whidbey Island, WA, Norfolk, VA, Washington, DC, St. Louis, MO, Little Creek, VA, San Diego, CA, Pearl Harbor, HI, Yokohama, Japan. I very much enjoyed my time in the military and even though retired from the Navy, I am still serving in a civilian capacity by working for the Defense Department in Huntsville, AL. for the Army.
Richard Schroeder
Richard Schroeder
Class of 1988
Air Force, 5 Years

Missile Systems Maintenance Specialist, K.I. Sawyer AFB, MI
Richard W Harper
Richard W Harper
Class of 1965
Army, 3 Years

Transportation Corp. Marine Engineer, 13mos. Vietnam 1968-1969.
Rick Stephens
Rick Stephens
Class of 1984
Air Force, 20+ Years

Military Police
Robert Hordesky
Robert Hordesky
Class of 1967
Coast Guard, 12 Years

Flew helicopter rescue in Michigan and Alaska for 7 years then Coast Guard Criminal Investigator in New York City and Southern New Jersey for 5 years

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Granite City High School Classmates

Johanna Terry
Class of '89

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