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

A.J. Abplanalp
A.J. Abplanalp Class of 1967
Navy, 6 Years
US Naval Reserves - 6 years Two years active duty, stationed on Guam as a Communications Technician (CTR).
Bill Benjamin
Bill Benjamin Class of 1969
Army, 20+ Years
United States Army Reserve for twenty two years. Desert Storm/Sheild veteran. Saudi Arabia and Iraq.
Cathy Ziegler née Bugno
Cathy Ziegler née Bugno Class of 1972
Air Force, 10 Years
Dave Fosshage
Dave Fosshage Class of 1975
Navy, 4 Years
Spent 4 1/2 years in the submarine service station in Hawaii
Debbi Wright
Debbi Wright Class of 1974
Navy, 8 Years
U.S. Naval Intelligence - assignments of note: NAS Glenview (Illinois), NAF New Orleans, Naval Post Graduate School (Monterey, CA), U.S. Allied Headquarters Command (Stuttgart, Germany), Suitland, MD
Dennis K. Henning
Dennis K. Henning Class of 1968
Air Force, 6 Years
4+ years active duty (1969-1973) as Airborne Avionics Navigation Systems Technician mainly on KC-135A and B-52H model aircraft; stationed in Michigan at SAC base (Wurtsmith AFB, Oscoda, MI).
Duane R. Galll
Duane R. Galll Class of 1970
Army, 20+ Years
Was assigned to the MOS of 19K (tanks) Retired in 1992 now work for the Army in Kuwait Since1996
erickson Class of 1992
Navy, 4 Years
Gerald L Johnson
Gerald L Johnson Class of 1970
Air Force, 20+ Years
Retired Tech Sargeant
Greg Coyle
Greg Coyle Class of 1971
Army, 2 Years
Served in Korea, 2nd Engineer Battalion 2nd Infantry Division
James Browne
James Browne Class of 1970
Army, 3 Years
Entered as an E-1, left as an E-1...what does THAT tell you?
John Halford
John Halford Class of 1966
Army, 20+ Years
U.S. Army Special Forces, 1st SFG, ABN and U.S. Army Reserves, 4th and 9th Cavalry
Navy, 20+ Years
Michelle (Simmons) Smith
Michelle (Simmons) Smith Class of 1984
National Guard, 16 Years
1985-1988 Active Duty V CORPS- Frankfurt, Germany 2000- Present CPT Wisconsin Army National Guard 2009-2010 Iraq
Richard Barden
Richard Barden Class of 1972
Air Force, 4 Years
Stationed in Florida, Thailand, and Indiana. Was a Non-destructive Inspection Specialist. Also spent 12 years in the Wisconsin Army National Guard, 10 years with the 105th Cav. and 2 years with the 829th Engineering Det. (Light Utilities).
Ron Coke
Ron Coke Class of 1969
Air Force, 20+ Years
Served 29 years in the U.S. Air Force after enlisting in 1972 and receiving a commission in 1976. Retired in 2002 in the grade of Colonel.
Steven Ashmore
Steven Ashmore Class of 1965
Marine Corps, 2 Years
USMC - Vietnam - Combat Action Ribbon
Steven Lee Carr
Steven Lee Carr Class of 1976
Navy, 12 Years
Submarine service.
Thomas Parr
Thomas Parr Class of 1990
Army, 13 Years
Cavalry Scout and Field Artillery Officer

Classmates Spotlight

La Follette High School Classmates

Marvel Kelliher
Class of '87

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