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

Bert Hellar
Bert Hellar Class of 1981
Navy, 19 Years
20 years service. Obtained rank of HMC, then Lt NC. Wounded twice Granada and First Gulf War. Served almost entire time with FMS. Medicaly Retired in 1999.
Chuck Pflughoeft
Chuck Pflughoeft Class of 1969
Marine Corps, 4 Years
Helicopter Crew Chief / Door Gunner served in Marble Mountain Viet Nam -- came stateside served in Presidential Squadron
Dale Raymond Suiter
Dale Raymond Suiter Class of 1966
Marine Corps, 4 Years
Basic at MCRD - served with Ammo Co. 1st FSR, 2nd Cag Q-6 & Q-3, H&S 81's 3/9 & 1/3
David  E. Miller
David E. Miller Class of 1980
Army, 20+ Years
Us Army
David Raleigh
David Raleigh Class of 1958
Air Force, 4 Years
Controlled Fighters in Alaska as Vietnam started. Assignment was to watch for aircraft from the Rusha
David Raleigh
David Raleigh Class of 1958
Air Force, 4 Years
Was sent to Alaska 1960 an was held back to return due to the Vietnam war was about to start. We had our time was extend. Finally returned to Montana to finish my time.
David Stepke
David Stepke Class of 1965
Army, 2 Years
Wheel and Track Mechanic, Fort Carson Colo.
Dennis Jones
Dennis Jones Class of 1965
Navy, 8 Years
Vietnamese Ranger (Biet Dong Quan) Advisor, AirCrewman on U.S. Navy "Hurricane Hunter", & parachute Instructor.
Earley, Robert  Michael,  Master Sergant
Earley, Robert Michael, Master Sergant Class of 1979
Air Force, 20+ Years
Served in the USAF from 1981 to 1985. Joined the Michigan AIr guard in 1988. Became a full time Federal Guard Employee in 1989. Deployed overseas six times in support of major operations from 1997 to 2008. Supported Noble Eagle Operations after Sept. 11th.
Earley, Robert Michael
Earley, Robert Michael Class of 1979
Air Force, 20+ Years
Joined the USAF in 1981, Served on active duty until 1987. Joined the Michigan Air National Guard in 1988. Became a full time Guard member in 1989 to present day. Been deployed to the middle east in support of Just Cause, Southern Watch, Northern Watch, Noble Eagle, and other contigencies since 1997.
Ed Sanchez
Ed Sanchez Class of 1965
Army, 2 Years
Vietnam Era
George Cretu
George Cretu Class of 1966
Army Reserves, 20+ Years
My first training assignment was as a Drill Instructor for the Army and Army Reserve program. Was incharge of training for my unit and reviewed the training for seven other units in the 123rd Arcom of the 70th Division. I was incharge of many training assignments during a 22 year career. Presently retired from the US Army Program!
george filimon
george filimon Class of 1974
Marine Corps, 4 Years
rifleman/scout sniper
Gordon Dickson
Gordon Dickson Class of 1965
Army, 2 Years
Drafted OCT 66 - OCT 1968
James E. Schryer
James E. Schryer Class of 1968
Navy, 4 Years
Boot camp Great Lakes, I'll. / Submarine School New London, Ct. / USS George C. Marshall (SSBN654) (Gold) a fleet ballistic missile submarine out of Holy Loch, Scotland
Jeff Williams
Jeff Williams Class of 1964
Air Force, 4 Years
Air Force Medic (Castle AFB/Westover AFB), Armed Forces Radio/TV Announcer (Galena AFS)
John Andrew Jakovac
John Andrew Jakovac Class of 1964
Army, 3 Years
Long Range Recon Patrol Leader, Republic of South Vietnam. Headquarters Company, 3rd Brigade, 25th Infantry divison. Killed on patrol with all four of the other members of his team shortly after 8:30PM on 30 May 1967. He and two other members of the team were MIA until their bodies were returned in 1994 and identified in 1997. Buried at Arlington National Cemetery. He enlisted at age 17. He never graduated from Lincoln Park, but that really shouldn't matter.
John Kozarevich
John Kozarevich Class of 1964
Air Force, 4 Years
Weapons Control Systems Mechanic on F4C Phantom.
John Szente
John Szente Class of 1966
Army, 3 Years
Was in C Co 2/30 3rd Inf Div from 1966 to 1969.
John Szente
John Szente Class of 1966
Army, 3 Years
US Army, C Co, 2/30, 3ID, 1966 to 1969

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Samantha Gallagher
Class of '02

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School News

LPHS 2012 Homecoming Reception

The LP Alumni and Friends will once again be hosting a Homecoming Reception in the LPHS Cafeteria on Friday, Sept. 28th...
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