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

Honored Military Alumni

Bob Swango
Bob Swango Class of 1956
Army, 2 Years
1st Lt. US Army Corps of Engineers. 46th Engineer Battalion (Construction). Platoon Leader, Company Commander, Battalion Operations Officer.
Donald C Bowman
Donald C Bowman Class of 1953
Army, 20+ Years
Infantry, AIrborne and Ranger, Germany 1958-1960 Korea on eh DMZ 1963-64 Operations officer 2nd BN 8th Cavalry, and commander Company A, West point Staff and faculty 1963-1967, Vietnam 1967-68 Executive officer 2nd Bn 12th Cavalry Bronze star Valor, Operations officer 3rd Brigade 1sr Cavalry Division Que Son Valley, Hue City Tet, 1968 Silver Star, Relief of Khe Sanh, Assault into A Shau Valley, Attack on Base Area 114, Distinguished Flying Cross. Purple Heart. Deputy Director of Ranger training 1971-72. Commander 1St Battalion The School Brigade 1972-74 Commander Sioux Falls Recruiting District 1974-76, Department of Army Staff Acting executive officer, Assistant Chief of Staff Intelligence Legion of Merit, US Army. Ranger Hall of Fame 2011
G.Y. Haviland
G.Y. Haviland Class of 1950
Air Force, 14 Years
Major, Navigator, Strategic Air Command 1954-1957, Military Air Transport Service 1957-1968
James Wallace Emery, Jr.
James Wallace Emery, Jr. Class of 1970
Navy, 20+ Years
USN Naval Flight Officer & Aeronautical Engineering Duty Officer
ronald allen larsen
ronald allen larsen Class of 1969
Navy Reserves, 6 Years
went to Vietnam on August of 1969,went back to Vietnam in 1970, and back again in 1971, came home March of 1971 got out of the reserves in 1974
William Arrington
William Arrington Class of 1963
Navy, 4 Years
USS Salisbury Sound USS Nereus Uss Iredell County Viet Nam (3 Times)
William M. Parsons
William M. Parsons Class of 1958
Navy, 20+ Years
Direct Appointment, Ensign USNR Medical Service Corps, Health Officer 3d Medical Battalion, 3d Marine Division, Vietnam 1967-68; Health Officer, Headquarters Pacific Missile Range, Pt. Mugu, CA; Preventive Medicine Technician School, Naval Hospital, Oakland; Director, Environmental Health, Navy Surgeon General Staff; Ph. D. 1978; Deputy Commander, Navy Medical Research Institute, Bethesda, MD; Commanding Officer, Navy Preventive Medicine Unit TWO, Norfolk, VA; Special Assistant to the Navy Surgeon General for Biological and Chemical Warfare Defense; Executive Secretary, Armed Forces Epidemiological Board, Department of Defense; Infectious Disease Navy Liaison, Army Medical Research and Development Commnd, Ft. Detrick, MD; Deputy Assistant Chief for Operational Medicine and Fleet Support, Navy Surgeon General Staff, Washington, D. C. Retired in 1997 as Captain, MSC, USN after 31 years of active service.

Classmates Spotlight

Highland Park High School Classmates

Deirdre Samples
Class of '85

Alumni Stories

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