Military Alumni

Military 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

Brent Dessing
Brent Dessing Class of 1990
Navy, 14 Years
Commissioned as a Supply Corps officer through NROTC program at Univ of Colorado in 1994. Served aboard two destroyers USS John Rodgers and USS Pinckney. Currently stationed at U.S. Northern Command and North American Aerospace Defense Command in Colorado Springs, CO. Selected for promotion to Commander in June 2008.
Carrie Knapp-Breitung
Carrie Knapp-Breitung Class of 1982
Army, 4 Years
Served in Army Nurse Corps at Ft. Carson, Colorado.
Cris Porter nee Gledhill
Cris Porter nee Gledhill Class of 1979
National Guard, 20+ Years
Currently a Platoon Sergeant as a Sergeant First Class for D Co 1/106th AVN in Decatur, IL
Daniel Lemmon
Daniel Lemmon Class of 1982
Navy, 20+ Years
Retired Chief Petty Officer, served on (3) aircraft carriers
David Rambo
David Rambo Class of 1988
Marine Corps, 13 Years
Served from 1988 to 2001. Rank = Sergeant. Stationed in California (Camp Pendleton, Miramar, 29 Palms) and also Okinawa, Japan. MOS skill Heavy Equipment Operator and also Ground Operations Specialist.
Dominic Campasano
Dominic Campasano Class of 1996
Air Force, 10 Years
Served from 1997
Frank Rodgers
Frank Rodgers Class of 1976
Navy, 7 Years
USS NIMITZ aircraft carrier - Indian Ocean / Iran -American hostages held in Iran.
Glenn Scerbicke
Glenn Scerbicke Class of 1980
Navy, 6 Years
AB Flying sh**hooks Flight Deck Attendant lol aboard Aircraft Carrier U.S.S. Constellation ( CV-64 )
JAVIER MEDINA Class of 2001
Army Reserves, 8 Years
Jon Anderson
Jon Anderson Class of 1984
Army Reserves, 6 Years
Served 6 so far, recently deployed to Kuwait for.9 months and re-enlisted while there. Serving as a Medical Lab Technician NCO in a Combat Support Hospital.
Marcel Fraser
Marcel Fraser Class of 1981
Army, 20+ Years
Joined Army 1982, Deployed to Stuttgart,Germany (554th MP CO.), Ft Huachca, AZ (Military Police Activity), Mainz, Germany (8th MP CO, 8tth Infantry Division), Operation Iraqi Freedom, Platoon Sergeant (O.I.F. 1&2 Jan 2003-Jul 2004). Discharged Medically. Retired Feb 2009.
Pete Ruden
Pete Ruden Class of 1987
Marine Corps, 6 Years
Desert Sheild/Storm Vet
Sarah (Watkins) Hoffman
Sarah (Watkins) Hoffman Class of 1998
Air Force, 13 Years
Still Active Duty in the Air Force, currently stationed in Florida.
Scott F. Migaldi
Scott F. Migaldi Class of 1980
Air Force, 12 Years
Served in Beirut and Grenada in 1983 and worked on Space Shuttle and SDI projects before transfer to the reserves where I was on staff for an airbase ground defense unit. Currently serving part time as a pilot with the Coast Guard.
TIm Hart
TIm Hart Class of 1980
Air Force, 20+ Years
Air Battle Manager, AWACS Mission Crew Commander
Timothy Jorgenson
Timothy Jorgenson Class of 1977
Navy, 8 Years
Machinist Mate on Nuclear Powered Attack Submarines. I was stationed in Norfolk, VA, Groton CT and Charleston, SC.
Todd Heuer
Todd Heuer Class of 1980
Air Force, 6 Years
SSgt Security Police: 2 years Elmendorf AFB Alaska, 3 1/2 years Castle AFB California
Victor Lopez
Victor Lopez Class of 1995
Air Force, 12 Years
Working as an aeromedical evacuation technician, transporting our wounded warriors to higher levels of care or back to the states. "We're not the heroes, we just bring them home."
William Dooley
William Dooley Class of 1977
Army, 8 Years
3 Years Active Duty Military Police 5 Years Active Reserves Military Inelligence
Ziggy Szmulewitz
Ziggy Szmulewitz Class of 1998
Army, 8 Years
I was a radio operator-maintainer, stationed at Fort Carson, Colorado and Stuttgart, Germany, and I deployed to Iraq 2005-2006 and 2007-2009.

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Hoffman Estates High School Classmates

Chris Awdisho
Class of '94

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School News

Passing of Dominic Campasano, class of 1996

Memorial visitation for Dominic Joseph Santino Campasano of Gilbert, AZ formerly of Hanover Park will be held Saturday 9...
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