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

Adam Bennett
Adam Bennett
Class of 2003
Air Force, 3 Years

Security Forces Armorer at Little Rock AFB, Arkansas. Served in Operation Iraqi Freedom at Balad AB and Camp Bucca.
Allura P. Weimer
Allura P. Weimer
Class of 1978
Air Force, 15 Years

entered the USAFR in Ohio(1978), then moved to Colorado and lateraled into the COANG (1979-1982), then went active duty Air Force in June of 1982 until December 1992.
Bill Quinlan
Bill Quinlan
Class of 1967
Army, 8 Years

West Point graduate 1971, served in Korea 2nd Infantry Division, and Yuma Proving Ground, Weapons and Munitions Branch.
Brad Poling
Brad Poling
Class of 1972
Army, 4 Years

Unknown at this time
Brett E. Fillmore
Brett E. Fillmore
Class of 1987
Navy, 15 Years

Submarine officer, serving aboard three different boats since 1993. Currently assigned to Pacific sub force's Tactical Readiness Evaluation team in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii.
Cathy (Kurdila) Frashuer
Cathy (Kurdila) Frashuer
Class of 1977
Air Force, 14 Years

Lots of traveling
Charles W. Phillips
Charles W. Phillips
Class of 1966
Army, 3 Years

served in vietnam
Dave VanDevender
Dave VanDevender
Class of 1989
Marine Corps, 2 Years

AT Tow gunner, served in Desert Storm
David Crase
David Crase
Class of 1990
Army, 3 Years

Served in Korea for one year and Ft.Riley,KS for 2 years. Both as Fuel Specialist. Honorable Discharged in 1996.
David Gullet
David Gullet
Class of 1972
Air Force, 4 Years

Air Traffic Controller
Debbie Galindo (Fahndrich)
Debbie Galindo (Fahndrich)
Class of 1979
Air Force, 5 Years

Joining the Air Force right out of HS as an Aircraft Environmental Systems Tech, I was stationed at Travis AFB in CA where I met my husband, also in the AF. We then spent 3 yrs at Clark AB in the Philippines, after which I decided to leave the military, but my husband remained active and retired in 1999
Donald B. Lamp
Donald B. Lamp
Class of 1967
Army, 3 Years

Enlisted May 17, 1968
Served in Vietnam 1969-1970
Rank of SP5
Honorable discharge May 14, 1971
HAROLD WAGONER
HAROLD WAGONER
Class of 1999
Navy, 8 Years

Lauched and Recovered Aircraft on aircraft carriers. Job was based around hydraulics, knumatics and electrical.
James R. Jones
James R. Jones
Class of 1964
Air Force, 4 Years

Missile Launch Officer - Minuteman ICBM
Janet S. Hill
Janet S. Hill
Class of 1970
Army, 1 Years

typist for 2 full bird cornals
Jason D. Biery
Jason D. Biery
Class of 2005
Army, 4 Years

Enlisted Dec 2005
Honorably Discharged January 2010
Jason Warner
Jason Warner
Class of 1991
Navy, 8 Years

Officer served aboard 2 ships and was in the middle east on 9-11.
Jeffrey P. Brown
Jeffrey P. Brown
Class of 1972
Navy, 4 Years

Served in Vietnam as a hospital corpsman.
Petty Officer
Joel McKowan
Joel McKowan
Class of 1998
Air Force, 5 Years

Air Force Academy class of 2002. Financial Management AFSC 65F3. Separated from active duty September 2006. Currently in the Reserves assigned to Niagara Falls IAP ARS, New York.
John Gay
John Gay
Class of 1963
Army, 2 Years

1 Cav veitnam
Karen E. (Fillmore) Kelly
Karen E. (Fillmore) Kelly
Class of 1982
Navy, 5 Years

Enlisted in 1993; attended Defense Language Institute in Monterey, CA; served in Misawa, Japan as a Russian Linguist; Honorable Discharge in 1998.
Larry Merana
Larry Merana
Class of 1972
Marine Corps, 4 Years

Unknown at this time
Larry T. Walker
Larry T. Walker
Class of 1974
Air Force, 20+ Years

Retired in 2000 after 23 years of service to my country as a Chief Master Sergeant (E-9).
Leonard A. Ruble
Leonard A. Ruble
Class of 1972
Air Force, 20+ Years

Served in the Persian Gulf.
Retired as a Staff Sergeant
Linda Hofstetter Cramer
Linda Hofstetter Cramer
Class of 1977
Air Force, 10 Years

Stations: Luke AFB, AZ, Kadena AB, Okinawa, Japan, Eglin AFB, FL
Linda Hofstetter Cramer
Linda Hofstetter Cramer
Class of 1977
Air Force, 10 Years

Stationed at Luke AFB, Kadena AB, Shepard AFB, and Eglin AFB.
LOUIS J. VENNITTI JR
LOUIS J. VENNITTI JR
Class of 1977
Army, 18 Years

SERVIED IN GERMANY FOR 5YRS.8YRS ACTIVE 10 RESEVES.GOT OUT IN 1995.GOT MOUT AS E6.
Marion Vannelli
Marion Vannelli
Class of 1959
Air Force, 4 Years

Automatic Weapons Control System Technician serving in Texas, Colorado, Florida, New York, and Saigon
Matthew Webber
Matthew Webber
Class of 1981
Air Force, 16 Years

Stationed in Michigan, Alaska and Montana, did 3 consecutive tours in Iraq during Desert Shield, have traveled all over the world, including Russia.
Michael Zickefoose
Michael Zickefoose
Class of 2005
Army, 4 Years

Served 15 months in Iraq; Currently stationed in Louisiana
Michelle Williams
Michelle Williams
Class of 1984
Army, 12 Years

Served in the Judge Advocates General Corps as a paralegal. Duty assignments included, Fort Campbell, KY; Grafenwoehr, Germany (5 years); Fort Hood, Texas - 4th Infantry Division; and Fort Bragg, North Carolina. Selected for induction into the Sergeant Audie Murhphy Club in 1996 as the first person from the JAG Corps - Fort Hood, Texas.
Nicole Koren Templeton
Nicole Koren Templeton
Class of 1999
Navy, 2 Years

Nuclear Machinist's Mate
Ralph McMillin
Ralph McMillin
Class of 1959
Air Force, 16 Years

Most of my service was in Communications and I also spent two years in the Stratigic Air Command. I enlisted in 1963 and got out in 1979.
Richard Hyatt
Richard Hyatt
Class of 1983
Air Force, 20+ Years

Served 24 years. Stationed in California, Texas, Japan, Virginia, South Korea, and Illinois. Retired in 2007 as CMSgt (E-9).
Robert W. Hutcheson
Robert W. Hutcheson
Class of 1964
Air Force, 4 Years

Air Traffic controller. Stationed at Anderson AFB, Guan during the Viet Nam "conflict". Then stationed at Sheppard AFB, Texas.
Ronald J Palipchak
Ronald J Palipchak
Class of 1963
Navy, 4 Years

served on the aircraft carrier USS Kittyhawk
during the Vietnam War. passed away in 2009 in Colorado Springs, Co.
Scott Pinto
Scott Pinto
Class of 1998
Air Force, 10 Years

Jet Engine Mechanic on the C-17 (1998-2006)and F-16 (2006-present)
Stan Difford
Stan Difford
Class of 1967
Air Force, 20+ Years

Served on active duty 4 years and 21 years reserve. Served in law enforcement all 25 years.
Thomas Baxter
Thomas Baxter
Class of 1988
Army, 20+ Years

Chief Warrant Officer Four
Thomas Baxter
Thomas Baxter
Class of 1988
Army, 20+ Years

Chief Warrant Officer Four

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