Lincoln High School Alumni

Lincoln, Nebraska (NE)

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

Arthur Hansen
Arthur Hansen
Class of 1970
Navy, 4 Years

Served 3 years 8 months aboard the USS Benjamin Stoddert, DDG22, a destroyer. Home ported out of Pearl Harbor, we made three WestPac cruises, spending most of our time in the Tokin Gulf, a few miles from Vietnam. In April 1975 we were the last US warship to leave Vietnam.
I became a ENFA while still in boot camp and made EN2 (E5) in 1974.
Bill McPherson
Bill McPherson
Class of 1969
Air Force, 3 Years

Enlisted 21Apr 1971 basic at Lackland AFB At San Antonio. Tech training at Keesler AFB in Biloxi 36 weeks. Served at Iraklion Air Station at Crete, Greece 8 months with 6931st Air Force Security as a radio repairman. Honorable Discharge 20 May 1974 at Keesler AFB.
Bruce Tiff
Bruce Tiff
Class of 1982
National Guard, 26 Years

Served in Nebraska, Kansas & Texas Air National Guard
Bryan Hart
Bryan Hart
Class of 1987
Air Force, 20+ Years

Retired from the Air National Guard after 21 yrs.
Byron Burnham
Byron Burnham
Class of 1973
Navy, 6 Years

Stationed at Miramar Air Station in San Diego.
Charles Fred Warren
Charles Fred Warren
Class of 1952
Navy, 10 Years

US NAVY AIR .... Aviation Elecronics...VA-55...USS PHILIPINE SEA CVA-47....ATG-2
Cindy Jones (Hegel)
Cindy Jones (Hegel)
Class of 1978
National Guard, 20+ Years

I was in the regular Army for 3 years, 1978-1981 and served a cobmination with the DC and Nebraska Army National Guard. I served as an adminsitrative specialist, personnel specials and Finance NCO.
Dale Hoffart
Dale Hoffart
Class of 1967
Army, 4 Years

US Army Vietnam 2/32 Arty http://proudamericans.homestead.com/ProudAmericans.html

and 2/34 Arty Ft Lewis Washington
Danny Lee Kage Jr.
Danny Lee Kage Jr.
Class of 1981
Air Force, 12 Years

Was stationed in Omaha Nebraska, Ramstien Germany, Biloxi Mississippi
Edward Bice
Edward Bice
Class of 1960
Army, 3 Years

Discharged as a SP/4 in communications.
Honorable Discharge
Eliot V. Irons
Eliot V. Irons
Class of 1980
Army, 20+ Years

US Army Signal Corps, IT, Desert Shield Desert Storm
Eric Jones
Eric Jones
Class of 1985
Air Force, 11 Years

Vance AFB, OK 91-92 Pilot Training
Reese AFB, TX 92-96 T-37 Instructor Pilot
Tinker AFB, OK 96-98 E-3 Pilot
Randolph AFN, TX 98-01 T-37 PIT Instructor Pilot
George W. Kruger Jr.
George W. Kruger Jr.
Class of 1969
Army, 3 Years

Army - Vietnam service from January 1970 through March 1972. Joined U.S. Navy November 1973 and served until my retirement in 1991.
Gordon Gene Foster
Gordon Gene Foster
Class of 1962
Air Force, 20+ Years

Retired Senior Master Sergeant, USAF, in 1984. Vietnam 1966-67, Turkey 1972-1973, Alaska 1977-81. Us Army 1961-1964, 82nd Airborne, Ft Bragg, NC 1961-1964. Air Force 1965-1984.
Greg Adkisson
Greg Adkisson
Class of 1970
Navy, 20+ Years

Captain, USN, Retired
Jadrian Bales
Jadrian Bales
Class of 1999
Army, 8 Years

4 years Active Duty - 4 years Reserve

2 Combat tours, Iraq 2003, Kuwait 2009
James Cidlik
James Cidlik
Class of 1962
Air Force, 4 Years

US Air Force Band, Washington DC
James Cidlik
James Cidlik
Class of 1962
Air Force, 4 Years

United States Air Force Band, Washington, DC
James Robinson
James Robinson
Class of 1964
Navy, 4 Years

Attended training boot camp in San Diego along with LHS grads Bob Stern & Jack Gannon. Served in Amphibious Force bases in Charleson SC and Little Creek VA. Returned to Lincoln and joined Nebraska Army National Guard as a computer programer on monthly weekends. Now retired
James Van Cleaf
James Van Cleaf
Class of 1967
Army, 3 Years

Combat Medic, Division Surgeons Driver 1st Armored Division Fort Hood TX;
Army Optician, Defense Depot, Tracy CA
James William Hunt
James William Hunt
Class of 1967
Army, 2 Years

Vietnam 1971 to 1972
Jerry D Hunter
Jerry D Hunter
Class of 1964
Army, 3 Years

Entered Army Feb 66-Jan 69. Served at Sharp Army Depot as Ast Aircraft Maint Officer and Qui Nhon Army Depot as Chief of Shipping & Receiving. Attended OCS at Ft. Lee, VA.
Jerry Lysko
Jerry Lysko
Class of 1968
Army, 3 Years

8th Special Forces, 9th Psychological Operations Panama Canal Zone.
Jerry Lysko
Jerry Lysko
Class of 1968
Army, 3 Years

8th Special Forces Group and 43rd Airborne Combat Engineers
JOHN (JACK) NEBELSICK
JOHN (JACK) NEBELSICK
Class of 1942
Navy, 3 Years

SERVED FROM DECEMBER 1942 TILL JAN 1946, WWII
John A. Geisler
John A. Geisler
Class of 1967
Army, 20+ Years

Served in US Army from Sep 69 to Mar 93, as Counterintelligence Special Agent. Did not go to Viet Nam. Was in Desert Shield/ Storm.
John A. Geisler
John A. Geisler
Class of 1967
Army, 20+ Years

Admin Specialist & Sr. Counterintelligence Agent.
John Copeland
John Copeland
Class of 1985
Army, 7 Years

Served 1985-1992 US Army, 1992-1996 Nebraska Army National Guard
John Geistlinger
John Geistlinger
Class of 1979
National Guard, 20+ Years

Deployed to Desert Storm as a medevac helicopter pilot and OIF in Afghanistan as a glorified taxi driver,
John R Staley
John R Staley
Class of 1971
Navy, 20+ Years

22 Years Navy CTM1 and 6 Years as GS11
John Staley
John Staley
Class of 1971
Navy, 20+ Years

United States Navy Reserve, Pensacola, FL
Cryptologic Maintenance Technician 1st Class, 1989 - 2001
Leading First Class Petty Officer

United States Navy, NTTC Corry Station, Pensacola, FL
Cryptologic Maintenance Technician 2nd Class, 1979 - 1989
John Yost
John Yost
Class of 1972
Navy, 20 Years

FBM SUBMARINE FORCE
Jon Michael Sughroue
Jon Michael Sughroue
Class of 1980
Air Force, 20+ Years

Retired USAF, Armed Forces Radio and Television Service.
Kenneth Whisenhunt
Kenneth Whisenhunt
Class of 1964
Navy, 4 Years

Two years In San Diego and 2 years on the
Kitty Hawk CVA 63
Kerry McKenzie (Smith)
Kerry McKenzie (Smith)
Class of 1967
Air Force, 4 Years

Served as an Air Force physical therapy technician in Texas and the Azores, Portugal from 1969 to 1973.
Larry DeFord
Larry DeFord
Class of 1952
Army, 8 Years

Captain in Military Police. Then in reserves as commanding officer of a basic combat training unit.
Larry Johnson
Larry Johnson
Class of 1957
Navy, 7 Years

Joined Reserves 1956. Went active duty 1959. Electronics A school at Treasure Island, San Francisco 1960. USS Boyd DD-544 1961. Two WestPac cruises, 1961-62, 1963.
Lee Lamson
Lee Lamson
Class of 1957
Army, 20+ Years

US Army Retired as Master Sergeant. Vietnam 66-67. Three years Okinawa and three years in Northern Japan. Many state side assignments.
Linda K Colborn-Turner
Linda K Colborn-Turner
Class of 1965
National Guard, 8 Years

SP5 67th SUPPORT BN
NEARNG
Linda K. Plock
Linda K. Plock
Class of 1967
National Guard, 20+ Years

UH-1 medevac helicopter mechanic/Crew Chief, cross-trained as Flight Medic. Deployed to Desert Storm as UH-1 Crew Chief with 24th MedCo AAC and then Medic NCOIC during Desert Farewell with PSA,18th Airborne Corps. Retired SSgt.

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