La Follette High School Alumni

Madison, Wisconsin (WI)

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

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

Medic
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
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erickson
Class of 1992
Navy, 4 Years

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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
JOHN RODGER SCHEER
JOHN RODGER SCHEER
Class of 1975
Navy, 20+ Years

DESERT SHIELD / DESERT STORM
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).
Robert L Buskager
Robert L Buskager
Class of 1968
Army, 3 Years

Stationed primarily in Grafenweir, Germany and rank was military police private.
Robert Moore
Robert Moore
Class of 1966
Navy, 6 Years

2 yrs active, 4 reserve. USS Midway CVA-41, Vietnam Service
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

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Rob Buscemi
Class of '89

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