Recent Members

Autumn Jones 2014
David Lehr 1985
Deborah Bach 1971
Janet Hedrick 1978
Katie Gruber 2012
Lexi Smith 1981
Lisa Shurts 1986
Nemien River 2016

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

Have you lost your Hempstead High School class ring? Have you found someone's class ring? Visit our Mustangs lost class ring page to search for your class ring or post information about a found ring.

Honored Military Alumni

Bill Specht
Bill Specht Class of 1981
Navy, 4 Years
Brian J. Habel
Brian J. Habel Class of 1985
National Guard, 20+ Years
Recruiting and Retention Battalion
Charles "Chip" Wodrich
Charles "Chip" Wodrich Class of 1984
Air Force, 11 Years
Aircraft Armament Systems Specialist/Trainer Maintenance Master Technician - B52, F4, F16 Gulf War Veteran (Desert Storm)
Clay Haan
Clay Haan Class of 1989
National Guard, 20+ Years
Served active duty in Kuwait, 2000-2001, Egypt, 2003-2004 and Iraq 2005-2007. Taught Military Science for the ROTC program at UD from 2008 until retirement in Jan 2011.
Clay Haan
Clay Haan Class of 1989
National Guard, 20+ Years
Currently still in the National Guard, full time. Has been deployed over seas to Kuwait (200-2001), Egypt (2003-2004), and Iraq (2005-2007). Currently teaching Military Scence at University of Dubuque.
Daniel LeGrand
Daniel LeGrand Class of 1985
Marine Corps, 12 Years
Electronic Tech
Douglas Lineen
Douglas Lineen Class of 1981
Air Force, 11 Years
Security Police. Stationed at Clark AB, Philippines; Francis E. Warren AFB, Cheyenne, WY; Desert Storm, Saudi Arabia.
Georgia Yelden Pittman
Georgia Yelden Pittman Class of 1978
Marine Corps, 2 Years
I went to school for Intelligence and was stationed at GTMO for my time of service before getting out and marrying my husband who was also a Marine.
James Burdt
James Burdt Class of 1972
Navy, 6 Years
navy corpsman/anesthesia tech Second class Petty Officer HM2
James J Simpson (Jim)
James J Simpson (Jim) Class of 1976
Army, 17 Years
Infantryman, Served in Germany, Korea, Turkey, And Egypt. Desert Storm Vet. Last unit served with 101st Airborne.
Jeremy Kraft
Jeremy Kraft Class of 1995
Marine Corps, 4 Years
Jon Rapp
Jon Rapp Class of 2010
Navy, 2 Years
Currently in Great Lakes
Josh Moore
Josh Moore Class of 1999
Marine Corps, 5 Years
Served as a hand to hand combat instructor and electrical technician on CH-53 hellicopters. Tours included Afghanistan '01, and Iraq '03.
Julie Marie Waddick
Julie Marie Waddick Class of 1976
Army, 4 Years
Operating room technician
Keith Martelle
Keith Martelle Class of 1990
Air Force, 19 Years
Currently serving as a Master Sergeant in USAF
Kelly Ehlers
Kelly Ehlers Class of 2001
Navy, 4 Years
Aviation Ordnance
kevan bakewell
kevan bakewell Class of 1993
National Guard, 12 Years
Army guard aviation officer and commander. Waterloo, ia.
Linda Hosch Roach
Linda Hosch Roach Class of 1978
Army Reserves, 20+ Years
Army Helicopter Pilot
Mary Ann Wix
Mary Ann Wix Class of 1987
Air Force, 20+ Years
5 years as a Cook, 7 years as a Histology Technician and 10 years as a Training Manager
Michael Preston
Michael Preston Class of 1972
Navy, 20+ Years
31 years on active duty, 17 deployments, retired as a Master Chief in 2003

Classmates Spotlight

Hempstead High School Classmates

Duane Ernster
Class of '76

Alumni Stories

Read and submit stories about our classmates from Hempstead High School, post achievements and news about our alumni, and post photos of our fellow Mustangs.

School News

Hempstead Football Tailgate Fundraiser

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