John Glenn High School Alumni

Bay City, Michigan (MI)

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

Brandon Knox
Brandon Knox
Class of 2006
Navy, 6 Years

Naval Academy '10, Pilot at Patrol Squadron 10 2012-2015, Instructor Pilot at Training Squadron Six 2015-Present
Brenda Garza
Brenda Garza
Class of 1983
Navy, 20+ Years

Served in Operation Enduring/Iraqi Freedom a total of three times. Attached to Inshore Boat Unit.
Brian Albertson
Brian Albertson
Class of 1986
Navy, 4 Years

I completed my 4 year enlistment in July of 1990.I was a 2nd class petty officer.I have been to 38 countries and served in the Panama invasion.I love my country and my Bobcats.
Brian Hennard
Brian Hennard
Class of 1995
Air Force, 10 Years

Kunsan Kora
Brian Taylor
Brian Taylor
Class of 1993
Army, 3 Years

United States Army Infantry Stationed in Schofield Barracks Hawaii 1994-1997
Cindy Gates
Cindy Gates
Class of 1975
Marine Corps, 20+ Years

I served twenty years in the Marine Corps. I was a Gunnery SGT when I retired. I loved being in the Corps and I would do it all over again.
Daniel Starrett
Daniel Starrett
Class of 1993
Army, 6 Years

Served with the 67th Combat Support Hospital(CSH) based out of Wuerzburg Germany, as well as with the 590th Field Service Company (FSC) out of Fort Drum New York.
Dave McCarthy
Dave McCarthy
Class of 1972
Air Force, 20+ Years

Master Navigator
David Jankowiak
David Jankowiak
Class of 1991
Army, 6 Years

US Army UH-60L Blackhawk Pilot, assigned to C/5-101 AVN. Air Assault!!!
David Johnson
David Johnson
Class of 2005
Army, 6 Years

Infantrymen with 101st Airborne Division
Erick Stebbings
Erick Stebbings
Class of 1986
Army, 3 Years

Was a Cavalry Scout...
Gail Briggs Mitchell
Gail Briggs Mitchell
Class of 1969
Air Force, 5 Years

Served 2 years of active duty in Sacramento, CA from 74-76.
Then served 3 years AF Reserves at Tinker AFB in OK from 83-86.
Greg A. Hodder, MD
Greg A. Hodder, MD
Class of 1983
Navy, 12 Years

Navy Health Professions Scholar Program @ Wayne State School of Medicine. Surgical Internship @ Naval Hospital, Oakland, CA. General Medical Officer, Naval Station Treasure Island, San Francisco, CA. Flight Surgeon, Carrier Air Wing NINE onboard USS Nimitz and VFA-125, the FA-18 Training Command.
Gregg A. Buck
Gregg A. Buck
Class of 1978
Navy, 4 Years

Served proudly aboard the USS Richard E. Byrd during the Iran hostage crisis. Earning the Naval "Battle E" Medal and The Noel Davis Award Trophy / Ribbon with Patrol Squadron VP-60 While stationed at Glenview Naval Air Station. I also served at Naval Air Station Oceana in Virginia Beach, Va. and San Diego, Ca.
Gregory Shannon (Sappington)
Gregory Shannon (Sappington)
Class of 1974
Army, 8 Years

E5 combat Medic 1974-77
reserves 77-80
Medical corps (Physician) Captain reserves 86-88
Guy Ferrer
Guy Ferrer
Class of 1986
Army, 13 Years

3 Years in Germany
1 Year in Korea
9 Years Ft. Hood, Texas
Guy Ferrer
Guy Ferrer
Class of 1986
Army, 13 Years

3 Years in Germany
4 Years at Ft. Hood, Texas
1 Year in Korea
5 Years at Ft. Hood, Texas
Was part of !st Cav. in Desert Shield and Storm
Jerry Hegenauer
Jerry Hegenauer
Class of 1976
Air Force, 20+ Years

Traveled the world and loved it.
Kate Howard
Kate Howard
Class of 1990
Marine Corps, 18 Years

Still currently serving
Kerri Stepanski
Kerri Stepanski
Class of 1990
Army, 3 Years

Military Police Officer, Served in Ft. McClellan, AL, Kaiserslautern, Germany and Ft. Belvoir, VA
Larry R. Jones
Larry R. Jones
Class of 1970
Army, 20+ Years

Wow what a ride, spent all those years acting like I was still a kid playing behind the barn. I mis being on duty everyday. Even the time spent in the Gulf was worth it. My oldest son is a third generation combat soldier, I am very proud!
Mark Banaszak
Mark Banaszak
Class of 1983
Army Reserves, 11 Years

SGT. Dessert Sheild / Storm veteran. Military police
Mark Crisp
Mark Crisp
Class of 1978
Army, 4 Years

Basics Ft Dix NJ AIT at Ft Gordon GA. My duty station was Ft Stewart GA. 24th Infantry Div. Traveled to Germany and Korea for 2 mo each re-training Electronics techs.
Was attached to the 82nd Airborne for 14 mo. Left the service in Jan 1984 Spec 5
Mark Obey
Mark Obey
Class of 1986
Army, 20+ Years

Retired January 2009
Mark R. Puffer
Mark R. Puffer
Class of 1982
Air Force, 20+ Years

Retired from the Air Force as a Tech Sgt. Served as a HVAC Tech. for Civil Engineering. Stationed at Bolling AFB ,DC;Florennes AB Belguim; Torrejon AB, Spain;England AFB, LA; Kelly AFB, TX, Desert Storm and Lackland AFB, TX.
Terry Zimmerman
Terry Zimmerman
Class of 1969
Air Force, 20+ Years

Retired as a Master Sergeant and went on to get an Associate and Bachelors Degree
Terry Zimmerman
Terry Zimmerman
Class of 1969
Air Force, 20+ Years

Retired in 1994 after 24 years service. What a ride.
Tim Holley
Tim Holley
Class of 1982
Navy, 20+ Years

I retired in July 2007 after 11 years active service and 13 years in the Reserve force.
TODD GOSS
TODD GOSS
Class of 1983
Navy, 4 Years

AE on the F-18
Todd Martin
Todd Martin
Class of 1981
Army, 7 Years

Mechanic
Germany 1984-88
US 1989-90 Ft. Hood Tx.

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John Glenn High School Classmates

Dana Peplinski
Class of '81

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School News

Suicide Prevention Golf outing

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