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!

Lost Class Rings

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Honored Military Alumni

Bill Kimmen
Bill Kimmen
Class of 1983
Air Force, 10 Years

US Air Force Firefighter for ten years. Proudly served in the Gulf War as Assistant Fire Chief at King Fahd Air Base.
brad vonnahme
brad vonnahme
Class of 1992
Navy, 16 Years

Is currently deployed onboard USS GLADIATOR MCM-11 in the persian gulf. The USS GLADIATOR is a minehunter/minesweeper.
Carol Fisher Schechinger
Carol Fisher Schechinger
Class of 1983
Air Force, 10 Years

Electronic Intelligence
Curtis Olson
Curtis Olson
Class of 1980
Army, 16 Years

Retired with 16+ years. Served in Korea on three tours. Served with Rangers/Special Forces training many foreign country military personnel. Trained to free fall and scuba dive.
Mark Paul Schwery
Mark Paul Schwery
Class of 1974
Air Force, 20 Years

- Aircraft Fighter Maintenance, Lead Production Superintendent Mountain Home AFB, Idaho 1995 – 1998
o Five deployments to the Persian Gulf in support of Operations Iraqi Freedom and Southern Watch
- Flight Chief 35th Fighter Squadron Kunsan Air Base, Republic of Korea 1994 -1995
- Aircraft Logistics Support Specialist, Western Air Defense Sector (NORAD) McChord AFB, WA. 1990 - 1994
- Aircraft Mechanic and Quality Assurance Inspector Ramstein and Hahn Air Bases, Germany 1985 – 1990
- Aircraft Maintenance Expeditor and Shift Chief, Reese AFB, Lubbock TX 1982 – 1985
- Aircraft Mechanic, Nellis Air Force Base, Las Vegas NV 1976 - 1980
Mark Simms
Mark Simms
Class of 1978
Air Force, 20+ Years

Retired in 2007 as a Senior Master Sergeant, having deployed three times in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom, Operation Southern Watch, and Operation Enduring Freedom.
Paul Schmitz
Paul Schmitz
Class of 1988
Navy, 4 Years

Active Duty 2 years and 2 years Navy Reserves. USS Theodore Rossevelt, USS Carl Vinson. Worked in Air frames on EA-6B prowlers. US Iowa Army National Guard 4 years.
Rich Fuhs
Rich Fuhs
Class of 1979
Air Force, 10 Years

4 1/2 years active, 5 1/2 years Florida Air National Guard

Classmates Spotlight

Harlan Community High School Classmates

Emily Freeman
Class of '99

Alumni Stories

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