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

Brian Hartwell
Brian Hartwell Class of 1962
Navy, 2 Years
Lt. in the Navy. Served as a dentist at Naval Operating Base, Norfolk, Virginia 1969 to 1971.
Brian Sharkey
Brian Sharkey Class of 1978
Navy, 5 Years
United states Naval Construction Forces Atlantic fleet Seabees
Catherine Ankony
Catherine Ankony Class of 1999
Air Force, 2 Years
Graduated from the U.S. Air Force Academy then completed pilot training at Laughlin AFB. Currently upgrading to copilot in the KC-135.
Celena Burkhart
Celena Burkhart Class of 1998
Navy, 11 Years
Celena served as a Naval Aviator from 2002 until 2007 when she was selected for the Navy's Law Education Program. She is currently serving as a Judge Advocate.
Charles Somerville
Charles Somerville Class of 1964
Air Force, 20+ Years
8 years Air Force (1966-1974) Montana, Korea, Ohio. 13 Years Ohio Air National Guard. Retired 1987.
David Gulyas
David Gulyas Class of 1983
Navy, 6 Years
Crash & Salvage Flight Deck Crew / Catapult Director / Side Gunner on SeaHawk Helo / Sentry for Tactical Missile Depot
Erik Anderson
Erik Anderson Class of 1989
Army, 18 Years
Spent the first ten years in the Air Force (NCO) as a C-5 Crew Chief then C-130 Flight Engineer. Jumped over to the Army, off to OCS and flight school in 1999, and became an AH-64 Apache attack helicopter pilot. Last tour was Afghanistan.
James Richardson
James Richardson Class of 1974
Navy, 6 Years
Cryptologic Technician Maintenance (CTM1) Adak, AK; Guam M.I.; Winter Harbor, ME
Jeffrey Gilchrist
Jeffrey Gilchrist Class of 1968
Army, 6 Years
Field Artillery Officer
John Chambers
John Chambers Class of 2002
Army, 2 Years
Task Force Engineer for 2-325 AIR, 82nd ABN DIV. Currently in Baghdad, Iraq.
John Gincott
John Gincott Class of 1975
Navy, 4 Years
Served as a Sonar Tech on the U.S.S. McCandless, FF1084 (frigate)
John W Raubar III
John W Raubar III Class of 1946
Army, 4 Years
Platoon Officer in Vietnam War and super war gunshot injury as bullet in 1970 hit smash thru my helmet and into my Face/throat/neck and out my back! Whew, over hurt, and was almost a full year in Army hospital called Valley Forge Army hospital. Yes, it long complicated injury and Prayers that I Survived!
Jonathan Duffett
Jonathan Duffett Class of 2007
Coast Guard, 1 Years
Currently attending the U.S. Coast Guard Academy in New London, CT studying Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering.
Justin Zumstein
Justin Zumstein Class of 1989
Air Force, 8 Years
Served as general dentist in the AF Dental Corps at five duty locations. Bases included Okinawa, Japan; Kaiserslautern, Germany; Albuquerque, NM; Osan, South Korea; Seattle, WA.
Kaitlyn Bussell
Kaitlyn Bussell Class of 2007
Navy, 1 Years
Kait is currently attending the United States Naval Academy, where she will graduate in 2011. Upon graduation, she will be commissioned as an Ensign in the Naval service, and hopes to become a Naval Aviator.
Mariann McClain
Mariann McClain Class of 1980
Navy, 6 Years
Navy Reserves Master-at-Arms Second Class Petty Officer. Law Enforcement.
marjorie coleman
marjorie coleman Class of 1969
Navy, 2 Years
hiospital corpsman serving in bermuda. great duty station
Marjorie Raubar
Marjorie Raubar Class of 1969
Navy, 2 Years
hospital corpsman independent duty bermuda
Mark Sharkey
Mark Sharkey Class of 1976
Marine Corps, 4 Years
2nd field artillary Camp Lajune North Carolina & Marine base Okinowa Japan
Melanie Scott
Melanie Scott Class of 1993
Army, 13 Years
Senior Food Operations Sergeant in Combat Support Brigade. Sergeant Audie Murphy Club member

Classmates Spotlight

Grosse Ile High School Classmates

Beth Pratte
Class of '94

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