Kewanee High School Alumni

Kewanee, 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

Aubrey "Bill" Harvey
Aubrey "Bill" Harvey
Class of 1966
Air Force, 4 Years

Avionics Systems Specialist (Aircraft Communications and Navigational Equipment Repairman}
Bill Wallace
Bill Wallace
Class of 1958
Army, 2 Years

Prior to entering the service I was a licensed Broadcast Engineer, Had worked Military Contractors as a technician, and had a Secret security clearance. After entering the Army I was always the extra guy, bounced around from unit to unit and never touched anything technical. I was a bench warmer and left as a Specialist 4
Carole Briggs
Carole Briggs
Class of 1972
National Guard, 20+ Years

Retired with 24 years of service to the great State of Illinois in the Army National Guard.
david m lyle
david m lyle
Class of 1961
Marine Corps, 4 Years

optical instrament repair and 81 mm mortors
David P Bitting
David P Bitting
Class of 1973
Air Force, 20+ Years

Administrative and Pilot
Duane Lempke
Duane Lempke
Class of 1957
Army, 20+ Years

Entered the US Army in 1962 as a private. Retired 1993,after 31 years, as a Colonel. Served in Vietnam and Southeast Asia for three tours, 65, 68 & 70. Served six years with the Special Forces and was commissioned as a Field Artillery officer. Commanded 2nd Bn, 83rd FA in Germany in 1984-1986 (see "on-post.com").
Kathleen Murphey Dennison
Kathleen Murphey Dennison
Class of 1974
Army, 2 Years

Enlisted August 28, 1974. Served in 4th Infantry Division AG Officer Records Specialist ,Nuclear Surety Section, Fort Carson, Colorado
Kent Barnes
Kent Barnes
Class of 1961
Coast Guard, 4 Years

Aids to Navigation specialist
Larry Lyle
Larry Lyle
Class of 1959
Navy, 4 Years

Aviation Electrician. Worked on electrical systems on Naval aircraft. Never got on a ship. Spent first two years in a VP Squadron and the last two stationed in ROTA Spain.
Larry Lyle
Larry Lyle
Class of 1959
Navy, 4 Years

Aviation Electrician. Worked on all types of aircraft. Served in VP-7 a anti-submarine warfare squadron for two years and then went over to ROTA Spain for the rest of my enlistment.
Mark Defibaugh
Mark Defibaugh
Class of 1961
Air Force, 20+ Years

Served 30+ years in the Air Force,. Retired as a CMSgt.
Mark Defibaugh
Mark Defibaugh
Class of 1961
Air Force, 30 Years

Retired in June 1961 as a CMSgt. Last duty assignment was as the Deputy Director of Manpower and Personnel for the Air Force Operational Test Center at Kirtland AFB, New Mexico
Mark Defibaugh
Mark Defibaugh
Class of 1961
Air Force, 20+ Years

Enlisted in the Air Force after graduation in 1961 and retired with 30+ service as a CMSgt.
Russell Hicks
Russell Hicks
Class of 1969
Army, 20+ Years

Communications
Medical Corps
Steve Szalo
Steve Szalo
Class of 1978
Navy, 20+ Years

Retired MAC(SW) Master at Arms Chief Petty Officer, law enforcement
Tim Stark
Tim Stark
Class of 1978
Air Force, 20+ Years

Avionics Sensors Techniciona, Environmental Protection Specialist

Classmates Spotlight

Kewanee High School Classmates

James Newell
Class of '60

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