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

Beth Heller (Richmond)
Beth Heller (Richmond)
Class of 1990
Navy, 8 Years

I was a Aviation Structural Mechanic. Yep I fixed airplanes.
BillWeinhardt
BillWeinhardt
Class of 1981
Navy, 20+ Years

21 Years of active duty. Retired in 2002.
Bob Keslinke
Bob Keslinke
Class of 1972
Navy Reserves, 20+ Years

Captain Naval Intelligence
Bryan Altman
Bryan Altman
Class of 1999
Air Force, 4 Years

Served 4 years in the Air Force as a 3C0X1 - Communications Computer Operator.
Chris Gierhahn
Chris Gierhahn
Class of 1988
Navy, 19 Years

Submarine Sonar Technician Chief Petty Officer
Dan Schultz
Dan Schultz
Class of 1999
Marine Corps, 4 Years

Sergeant Schultz served in Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom from 1999-2003. Deployments varied from Afghanistan, Iraq, and many other nations.
Daniel Aviles
Daniel Aviles
Class of 2004
Air Force, 1 Years

Been in for 1 year just about and deploying to Baghdad in september 06
David Rager
David Rager
Class of 1980
Army, 4 Years

Served 2 yrs overseas in Germersheim, West Germany
Ed Winters
Ed Winters
Class of 1975
Air Force, 20+ Years

1977-1980 US Army, 1982-1999 US Air Force, 1999 - Present US Air Force Contractor
Elizabeth B Nastepniak Beckmann
Elizabeth B Nastepniak Beckmann
Class of 1976
Army, 20+ Years

Retired Chief Warrant Officer in logistics, Special Operations Command, Ft Bragg, NC
Jennifer M Haller
Jennifer M Haller
Class of 2002
Navy, 2 Years

Jennifer has been on two deployments to the middle east not to iraq but close enough she has done well. Working her way up the chain.
JOAQUIN GOMEZ
JOAQUIN GOMEZ
Class of 1994
Marine Corps, 16 Years

WHAT A LIFE JUST HAVE 4 MORE YEARS TILL RETIREMNET. I HAVE BEEN WOTING FOR THIS A LONG TIME NOW OHRAHHH!!!!!
JOAQUIN GOMEZ JR
JOAQUIN GOMEZ JR
Class of 1994
Marine Corps, 15 Years

HEAVY EQUIPMENT MECHANIC
John P. Klatt
John P. Klatt
Class of 1980
Air Force, 20+ Years

Rank: Lieutanent Colonel

Assignment: Chief, Joint Space Operations Branch LeMay Center for Doctrine/DDJ

Location: Maxwell Air Force Base
John P. Klatt
John P. Klatt
Class of 1980
Air Force, 20+ Years

Retired, 25 yrs 1984-2009; DOD Analyst 2009- Present
Kimberly S. Pries
Kimberly S. Pries
Class of 1968
Navy, 1 Years

Communications Yoeman
Michael Johnson
Michael Johnson
Class of 1984
Army, 20+ Years

Army medic, navy corpsman(Marine Corps), Army nurse. Desert Storm , Afghanistan. Medically retired
Michael Wegesin
Michael Wegesin
Class of 1996
Air Force, 6 Years

Served 3 year stateside terms in Texas, Mississipi and New Mexico. Served 3 years overseas in Germany. Honorable Discharge in 2003
Michael Welter
Michael Welter
Class of 1972
Army, 20+ Years

US Army Special Forces AT Ft Bragg, NC
Michael Welter
Michael Welter
Class of 1972
Army, 20+ Years

US Army SPECIAL FORCES Master Sergeant

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Suzette Harrison
Class of '77

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