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

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Honored Military Alumni

Chris Danielsen
Chris Danielsen Class of 1975
Marine Corps, 4 Years
3rd Marine Air Wing 1 1/2 years. FMF Pac headquarters 2 1/2 years
Christopher Lifto
Christopher Lifto Class of 1991
Army, 18 Years
Chinook Pilot
Daniel Eckstrom
Daniel Eckstrom Class of 1985
Air Force, 20+ Years
23 yrs Active Duty Retired 2013 KC-135 Pilot
Daniel P Mayer
Daniel P Mayer Class of 1985
Marine Corps, 6 Years
1985 - 1991 USMC
Denise Zeran
Denise Zeran Class of 1976
Army, 6 Years
Served on East Coast MOS was 76victor
Dianne Decker Manley
Dianne Decker Manley Class of 1971
Navy, 4 Years
DP2 Stationed at BUPERS Washington D.C.
Emil Polashek
Emil Polashek Class of 1978
Marine Corps, 20+ Years
Four years USMC reserve, 1 year Montana ARNG, 4 years Wisconsin ARNG active duty, 12 years Iowa ARNG personnel sergeant
Greg Bickal
Greg Bickal Class of 1986
Army, 3 Years
Personnel Administration Specialiast for 1st Battallion 68th Armor in Wildflecken Germany.
Jeff Steadman
Jeff Steadman Class of 1988
Marine Corps, 4 Years
Military Police 1991-1995 Was part of the L.A. riots security force, from the Rodney King verdict. Served in Kuwait, went to Iraq border in show of force. Served in Somalia during Operation Restore Hope. Spent last year in Okinawa, Japan.
Lorie Gilbertson
Lorie Gilbertson Class of 1974
National Guard, 2 Years
234thSignal Battalion Iowa National Guard/teletype specialist
Michael Douthit
Michael Douthit Class of 1987
Army, 1 Years
served with the 4th Battalion 14th Field Artillery in Bamberg Germany released from active service due to injury
Roger Bir
Roger Bir Class of 1969
Air Force, 20+ Years
Still serving
Roy Dean Kolar
Roy Dean Kolar Class of 1973
Navy, 15 Years
Lieutenant Commander, Medical Service Corps, USN-Retired
Russell  Houk
Russell Houk Class of 1987
Army, 20+ Years
Deployed two tours in Iraq. Also called to active duty for one year in Oklahoma, to work with Opertaion Enduring Freedom.
Scott Donohue
Scott Donohue Class of 1977
National Guard, 20+ Years
10 Years Active Duty Air Force, 1984-1994, 18+ Years Wisconsin Air National Guard, 1994-2012 Personnel Information Systems Manager
Shawn Pierce
Shawn Pierce Class of 1985
Army, 6 Years
Served in the US Army Corps of Engineers as a Photolithographer.
steven b matheny
steven b matheny Class of 2008
Army, 4 Years
severed i iraq for 18 months
Todd Wolfe
Todd Wolfe Class of 1979
Air Force, 20+ Years
U.S. Air Force; aircraft crew chief. (SAC, TAC, USAFE, ACC).

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John F Kennedy High School Classmates

Greg Brown
Class of '73

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