Kelloggsville High School Alumni

Grand Rapids, 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!

Lost Class Rings

Have you lost your Kelloggsville High School class ring? Have you found someone's class ring? Visit our Rockets lost class ring page to search for your class ring or post information about a found ring.

Honored Military Alumni

Chris Fisher
Chris Fisher
Class of 1979
Marine Corps, 7 Years

USMC Sgt. 1979 - 1986 Served 12th Marines, HQ 4th MarDiv New Orleans, Co A Marine Security Guard Battalion, Frankfurt Germany, NCOIC Sub Unit One, 1st MarDiv.
JAMES CHARLES
JAMES CHARLES
Class of 1962
Navy, 20+ Years

21 yrs in the Navy, serving 1/2 of that time with the US Marine Corps in Vietnam, Cuba & the other 1/2 of career serving aboard Navy war ships. Earned Purple Heart, Navy Commendation and many other awards.
JAMES FRANKLIN CHARLES
JAMES FRANKLIN CHARLES
Class of 1962
Navy, 20+ Years

CUBAN CRISIS 1963 - 1964
VIETNAM CONFLICT 1966 - 1967 (COMBAT MEDIC)
SHIPBOARD MEDICAL REP 1969 - 1983
RETIRED FROM NAVY 8/31/1983
John Stengel
John Stengel
Class of 1982
Navy, 8 Years

Did 4 years Navy/4 years Army
Mark Shaffer
Mark Shaffer
Class of 2010
Navy, 4 Years

Aviation Electrician in HM-15 squadron
Richard C. Monroe
Richard C. Monroe
Class of 1966
Army, 3 Years

Served in Vietnam 1967-1969 with the 189th Assault Helicopter Co.
Rod Smith
Rod Smith
Class of 1972
Air Force, 4 Years

4 years actve duty US Airforce, and 12 years with the North Dakota Army National Guard. Worked as a Radar Tech., and as a MP.
Rollie Jay Boorsma
Rollie Jay Boorsma
Class of 1965
Navy Reserves, 3 Years

Slower than most Reservist's; took me three years to satisfy my two-year Active Duty requirement!

Radioman; USS Hanson DD-832; DESRON ONE; split time between San Diego CA and Vietnam 1966, 67 & 68.
Steve Balk
Steve Balk
Class of 1969
Army, 3 Years

Spec 4, US Army, 1971-74, 72nd Aviation Company, Ft Bragg, NC.
steve nelson
steve nelson
Class of 1970
Air Force, 4 Years

fuels specialist in air refueling fuel tanker driver.. fuel systems check on f-4 phantom
Steven Glisson
Steven Glisson
Class of 1971
Navy, 15 Years

Hospital corpsman
Terri Dawn Dykstra(Rietman)
Terri Dawn Dykstra(Rietman)
Class of 1979
Army, 10 Years

1979-1981-Army Military Police-Germany
1982-1986-Army Reserves-394th Sta. Hosp.,Gr.Rapids, MI
1986-1991- Army, Germany, Then Ft. Devens Massachetts. Discharge during Desert Storm.
100% Disable.
William D Bolton
William D Bolton
Class of 1968
Navy, 4 Years

I served for 4 years from 1970 to 1974 in the US Navy as a Oceanographer Technician during the Vietnam War

Classmates Spotlight

Kelloggsville High School Classmates

James Marshall
Class of '73

Alumni Stories

High School Alumni Stores

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School News

Update on Stan Pettengill

I graduated from college in 1980 with a Christian Ministries Degree and then worked at another Christian College for six...
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Our Kelloggsville 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 Kelloggsville High School Military to know that they are loved and appreciated. All of us in Grand Rapids are proud of our military alumni and want to thank them for risking their lives to protect our country!