Jersey Community High School Alumni

Jerseyville, Illinois (IL)

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

Alison Caldieraro
Alison Caldieraro
Class of 2002
Air Force, 6 Years

Just returned from a 7 month tour in Iraq. Currently stationed back home at Scott AFB, IL. I work in transportation, and plan on going back overseas next fall.
Anthony Schaaf
Anthony Schaaf
Class of 1995
Army, 9 Years

Served on both active duty and in the Georgia National Guard. Served tour in Bosnia, Kosovo, and Iraq, as well as many other short tours throughout the country.
Brian Ellspermann
Brian Ellspermann
Class of 1993
Air Force, 10 Years

4 years Active Duty and 6 years Air National Guard while going to college. Civil Engineering Squadron.
Daniel W Martin
Daniel W Martin
Class of 1981
Army, 20+ Years

1983-2004 Sergeant First Class E7, Military Police and Army Recruiter. Served 5 yrs in Germany and Kuwait/Saudi during 1991 Gulf War
Dave Cummings
Dave Cummings
Class of 1976
Air Force, 18 Years

Retired, Civil Engineering runway construction, and ICBM Systems Analyst, Peacekeeper and Minuteman weapon systems.
Dave Heath
Dave Heath
Class of 1972
Air Force, 11 Years

4 years Active Duty w/ 1 yr Oxford, England...
4 years Air National Guard - Weekend Warrior
3 years Air National Guard - Full Time
David James Huff
David James Huff
Class of 1962
Navy, 4 Years

US Navy - May 1962 - July; 1966 Radioman
US Air Force Aug 1971 - Feb 1981; Communication Center Specialist & Missile Mechanic on ICBM missiles. Vietnam service on both branches of the service.
David Kappler
David Kappler
Class of 1973
Air Force, 20+ Years

Security Police and Microwave Communications Tech.
Dennis Reynolds
Dennis Reynolds
Class of 1970
Army, 14 Years

Infantry,(Grunt) MilitaryPolice also a grunt.
Donald Cates
Donald Cates
Class of 1956
Air Force, 5 Years

Airborne radio comm, transitioning into digital data comm, Japan, then instructor in electronics
Donald L Brown Brown
Donald L Brown Brown
Class of 1968
Air Force, 4 Years

After Tech School at Kessler AFB was station 3 years at Wright-Paterson AFB as a Aircraft Radio Tech. in the Aeronautical Systems Division
Gary D. Bierman
Gary D. Bierman
Class of 1983
Army, 4 Years

Station in germany and Ft. Carson Co
Greg Watson
Greg Watson
Class of 1981
Air Force, 20+ Years

F-4E Weapon Systems Officer - Philippines
F-15E Weapon Systems Officer - Southern Watch
Operation Iraqi Freedom 2005 (Qatar)
Operation Enduring Freedom 2007 (Afghanistan)
Jacob Henderson
Jacob Henderson
Class of 2002
Air Force, 4 Years

Serving in Washington DC, at the White House Communitcation Agency
James Martin
James Martin
Class of 1980
Army, 20+ Years

Private to Sergeant 1st Class (E-7), Platoon Sergeant for Communications, served 2 tours of Korea, 2 tours of Bosnia, 1 tour in Germany, 1 deployment to Iraq, stationed stateside at Fort Hood, Fort Campbell Ky (6 years), Fort Bliss and retired at Fort Lewis Washington
James Martin
James Martin
Class of 1980
Army, 20+ Years

Communications
Jason Ackles
Jason Ackles
Class of 2005
Army Reserves, 10 Years

Transportation Specialist. Deployed to Kuwait in 2012.
Jeffrey Daves
Jeffrey Daves
Class of 1982
Navy, 4 Years

06/1982 - 09/1982: Orlando Naval Academy
10/1982 - 01/1983: USS Barnstable County LST 1197
02/1983 - 05/1983: Great Lakes Naval Academy
06/1983 - 06/1986: USS John King DDG-3
Honorably Discharged 06/27/1986 Machinist Mate 2nd Class (E-5)
Jill Whitlock
Jill Whitlock
Class of 1983
Army Reserves, 8 Years

Army nurse at St Peters reserve ctr. Deployed to Iraq 2007 to 2008.
Jocelyn Ackles
Jocelyn Ackles
Class of 2006
Air Force, 4 Years

Air Force Security Forces. Deployed 3 times, once to Kuwait, twice to Afghanistan.
Jon Chester
Jon Chester
Class of 2000
Marine Corps, 3 Years

Completed 6 month tour in Iraq and is getting ready to return back to Iraq in February
Joshua Ackles
Joshua Ackles
Class of 2003
Navy Reserves, 4 Years

Navy Sea Bee. Deployed to Afghanistan in 2007.
Kathleen (Muffley) Richardson
Kathleen (Muffley) Richardson
Class of 1989
Marine Corps, 4 Years

Marine Corps Base Okinawa, Japan
1st LSB 1st FSSG Camp Pendleton, CA.
Larry Longley
Larry Longley
Class of 1986
Army, 4 Years

Served as a Military Police Officer
Leroy C. Jones
Leroy C. Jones
Class of 1960
Navy, 3 Years

Served 2 years aboard U.S.S. Gainard and 1 year as Officr in Charge of Sire H-2 Iceland
Lynn (Eyermann) Evans
Lynn (Eyermann) Evans
Class of 1977
Navy, 3 Years

Graduation night was my first night in boot camp.
Cryptology - discharged as E5 (in 3 years!!)
NSGA San Vito (southern Italy) - 2 yrs.
Armed Forces Courier - 1 yr in Norfolk (yuck!!)
Marcie Isringhausen (Freshour)
Marcie Isringhausen (Freshour)
Class of 2000
Army, 7 Years

Served a year in Iraq
Mark A Bowman
Mark A Bowman
Class of 1975
Navy, 13 Years

Hospital Corpsman grad 1975. FMF field school. EMT Advanced training.
Mark Cornelius
Mark Cornelius
Class of 1979
Navy, 20+ Years

Retired Aviation Electronics Senior Chief. Stationed in Key West, Pensacola, Jacksonville, Fl, Patuxent River MD, and Norfolk. Multiple deployments onboard USS Eisenhower and USS Roosevelt supporting first Iraqi war and Bosnia.
Marshall Lewis
Marshall Lewis
Class of 1993
Marine Corps, 16 Years

Currently serving as a Logistics Officer in New Orleans, LA.
Michael Markovitch
Michael Markovitch
Class of 1972
Air Force, 20+ Years

Airman Basic to Sergeant, then Second Lieutenant to Major. Two tours (39 months total) in Korea, plus various Stateside assignments.
Nathaniel R. Smith
Nathaniel R. Smith
Class of 1997
Navy, 13 Years

Aviation Structural Mechanic on the F/A-18 Legacy.
Norman Douglas
Norman Douglas
Class of 1993
Air Force, 5 Years

1995-2000. Law Enforcement. Spent some time in Korea and Saudi Arabia.
Page Campbell
Page Campbell
Class of 1983
Navy, 8 Years

Yeoman in USNavy from 1986 - 1994. Stationed in Washington State at the Trident Training Facility in Bremerton, Washington.
Page Campbell (Zimmermann)
Page Campbell (Zimmermann)
Class of 1983
Navy, 8 Years

Served in US Navy from 1986 - 1994. Spent service time in Washington state as NSB Bangor, Trident Training Facility.
Richard "Chip" Young
Richard "Chip" Young
Class of 1977
Army, 3 Years

Redeye/Chaparral Middle Repairman. Served in 1st Cavalry Division and 3rd Infantry Division
Ronald Raymond Huff
Ronald Raymond Huff
Class of 1967
Army, 3 Years

ABN Sensor Spec
Ronald Raymond Huff
Ronald Raymond Huff
Class of 1967
Army, 3 Years

ABN Sensor Specialist, Vietnam Veteran Jun 67 - Jan 70.
Scott T Woelfel
Scott T Woelfel
Class of 1988
Air Force, 4 Years

USAF Combat Security Police/Law Enforcement Specialist. Air Base Ground Defense, M60 Specialist, Texas, New Jersey, Nevada
Shannon Hayes
Shannon Hayes
Class of 2002
Air Force, 5 Years

Still serving in the IL Air National Gaurd at Scott AFB in the 126 Services Flight. Has been on many short duty tours, including Qatar in 2003.

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Jersey Community High School Classmates

Patricia Davenport
Class of '63

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