Lanphier High School Alumni

Springfield, 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

Bill Atteberry
Bill Atteberry
Class of 1958
Army, 1 Years

Sp.4. 723.1(crypto) 17 th Sig--Karlshrue,Ger.
Bill Moore
Bill Moore
Class of 1968
Navy Reserves, 20 Years

Active duty, surface Navy '70 & '71 Viet Nam. Transfered to US Naval Air from '73 to '94
NAS North Island & NAS Pt Magu
Bob Nation
Bob Nation
Class of 1969
Marine Corps, 3 Years

Served in Viet Nam 70/71, W.I.A.in June 70, as a 0311/ Grunt.
Bonnie Lou Beeler
Bonnie Lou Beeler
Class of 1976
Air Force, 4 Years

Medical Tech
Bruce Cain
Bruce Cain
Class of 1967
Army, 3 Years

Army Ranger LRRPS Recon 1967 - 1970
Carolyn Mahoney (Morgan)
Carolyn Mahoney (Morgan)
Class of 1965
Army, 20+ Years

Viet Nam Era, Commo, and Personnel
Chance Watson
Chance Watson
Class of 1985
Army, 3 Years

Was injured in service and came out and was slain in his home in Clarksville, TN, in 1993, in Clarksville, TN
Chance Wayne Watson
Chance Wayne Watson
Class of 1985
Army, 3 Years

Lost eye had to retire and murdered by two home thieves home invaded in Clarksville, Tennessee
David LeRoy Beeler,  III
David LeRoy Beeler, III
Class of 1975
Marine Corps, 4 Years

MP
DEMARCO MOORE
DEMARCO MOORE
Class of 1985
Marine Corps, 20+ Years

I served proudly for almost 23 years. Over those years I have served as a Marine Riflemen, Supply clerk, Instructor, and recruiter.
Demarco Newton Sr.
Demarco Newton Sr.
Class of 1993
Army, 20+ Years

Retired SFC/E-7. Served as a Combat Medic. Stationed in Ft. Hood, TX; Redstone Arsenal, AL; Baumholder, Germany and Ft. Sam Houston, TX. Deployed to Iraq during Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation New Dawn
Gary Foster
Gary Foster
Class of 1985
Air Force, 20+ Years

Sergeant (Security)
George Anderson
George Anderson
Class of 1983
Navy, 20+ Years

Aviation Structural Mechanic Chief
George Anderson
George Anderson
Class of 1983
Navy, 20+ Years

Aviation Structural Mechanic Chief
Jim Holzworth
Jim Holzworth
Class of 1956
Navy, 23 Years

2 years at Lanphier 2 years at Feitshans.
Served 23 years, 13 as an enlisted, 10 years as an officer. Went up the ranks to Master chief, Warrant Office and retired a Lieutenant
Joe Hackl
Joe Hackl
Class of 1988
Army, 20+ Years

Proudly served his country
John Groth
John Groth
Class of 1963
Navy, 2 Years

Naval reserve
Joseph Cowan
Joseph Cowan
Class of 1976
Marine Corps, 8 Years

Corp
Margaret Taylor Arsenault
Margaret Taylor Arsenault
Class of 1988
Air Force, 4 Years

Traffic Management in the Transportation Sqdn, Mather AFB, CA. Awarded AF Good Conduct and National Defense Service Medals.
Michael M. Walden Sr.
Michael M. Walden Sr.
Class of 1999
Navy, 4 Years

Aviation Machinists Mate
Misty Ade
Misty Ade
Class of 1999
National Guard, 8 Years

First Unit: HHD 44th Chem
Second Unit: Joint Force Headquarters
Patrick D Weichert
Patrick D Weichert
Class of 1965
Marine Corps, 4 Years

Served 2 tours in Vietnam with 2/26, 3rd MRD and B Company, 1/4, 3rd MRD. Wounded twice; currently VA 100% P and T plus SMC-S Statutory Housebound.
Paul Harris
Paul Harris
Class of 1970
Marine Corps, 6 Years

Rank: Sergeant / MOS: Field Radio Telegraph Operator (2533) / Base Assignments and duties: Okinawa, Japan (Forward Observer for airwing) / Camp Lejeune, N. Carolina: 2nd Div. 1st Battalian 8th Marines (Field Radio operations and base security with 2nd Div. MPs.
Richard C Perry
Richard C Perry
Class of 1964
Air Force, 20+ Years

Served 26 years an aircraft mechanic and maintenance instructor. Retired to Utah .
Richard L Perkinton Sr
Richard L Perkinton Sr
Class of 1961
Army, 6 Years

I served 2 years state side and 2 years in Germany In the 299th Combat engineer Battallion in communications and truck driver
Robert Miller
Robert Miller
Class of 1963
Army, 2 Years

Specialist 5 USArmy. Served in Vietnam 1968 1969 with 3rd of 18th Artillery on the DMZ. Fire Direction Control and Reconnaissance
Ruth(Mitchell) Keirn
Ruth(Mitchell) Keirn
Class of 1971
Air Force, 21 Years

Budget analyst and Military Pay/Travel.

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Edima Essien
Class of '01

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