Ludington High School Alumni

Ludington, Michigan (MI)

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

alisha Ruhlman Jacobs
alisha Ruhlman Jacobs
Class of 1989
Air Force, 6 Years

I was a AF Medic. I was stationed at Seymour Johnson in NC.
Andrew Coughlan
Andrew Coughlan
Class of 2002
Army, 3 Years

1-32 Infantry, 10th Mtn Div. Fort Drum, NY
Iraq Sept 03-04
Dave
Dave
Class of 1960
Air Force, 4 Years

Served overseas (Okinawa & Darmstadt, Germany) as a Morse Intercept Operator attached to the Security Service
David Wroble
David Wroble
Class of 1975
Navy, 10 Years

5 years active Seabee 5 years USN reserves
Don Shorts
Don Shorts
Class of 1941
Navy, 20+ Years

Sept '41 to Sept 67
Retired LCDR
Frank  Gillette
Frank Gillette
Class of 1962
Navy, 20+ Years

I was a Navy Corpsman assigned to the Marines in Vietnam, Later became an Independent Duty Corpsman aboard Navy Ships, then was trained/certified as a Physician Assistant,also trained and licensed as a Registered Nurse. Following my retirement from the Navy I worked for the Veterans Administration retireing recently.
Frank  Gillette
Frank Gillette
Class of 1962
Navy, 20+ Years

Corpsman with 1st Marine Division in Vietnam,Independent Duty Corpsman on Navy Ships, Completed Training as Physician Assistant and also as a Registered Nurse, tours of duty as an Instructor of various medical programs in the Navy, assigned to Navy Clinic's and Hospitals prior to retiring from the Navy.
Jeff mier
Jeff mier
Class of 1986
Army, 4 Years

I spent 4 years in the Army serving with 3/64 armor battalion located in Schweinfurt Germany.
Then I served 4 more years in the National Guard here in Michigan.
Jeff Weaver
Jeff Weaver
Class of 1993
Marine Corps, 4 Years

Served in the Special Intelligence Communications field operating and managing cryptographic communications systems.
Kenneth J Weinert
Kenneth J Weinert
Class of 2003
Army, 2 Years

I was a Combat Engineer with the 20th Engineering Battalion attached to the 1st Cavalry. I enlistedand went to basic training right after graduation. My company went to Iraq in March or 2004. I was injured by and IED blast on June 18, 2004. I am now medically retired and on 80% disability.
Kenneth Weinert
Kenneth Weinert
Class of 2003
Army, 1 Years

Was in the Army, until injured in Iraq June of 2004.
Larry Miller
Larry Miller
Class of 1961
Navy, 4 Years

I was a machine repairman 2nd class. tThe job is same as a civilian machinist job.
Mark Randall
Mark Randall
Class of 1998
Army, 5 Years

I spent 4 years active duty. 2 years with the 10th Mountain Division with a tour in Afghanistan and 2 years with 4th Infantry Division with a tour in Iraq. After I ETS with a honorable discharge I joined the Texas Army National Guard and I'm still serving them today until Febuary of next year. The photo is the actual ARMY Magizine cover from August 2007. It was taken by a reporter that was inbedded with us on several of our patrols through our area of operation.
Michael Tiedel
Michael Tiedel
Class of 1973
Army, 13 Years

17 years active and reserve. Started as a Private, finished up as a Lt.
Michael Tiedel
Michael Tiedel
Class of 1973
Army, 13 Years

17 years active and reserve. Started as a Private, finished up as a Lt.
Nate DeWeerd
Nate DeWeerd
Class of 1998
Marine Corps, 10 Years

US Marine Corps since just after graduation. Have served as a military police officer in Virginia, Washington DC (flying in helo's with Presidents Clinton & Bush) and Hawaii.
Richard Lisichenko
Richard Lisichenko
Class of 1983
Marine Corps, 4 Years

Served from 1983 to 1987 with 1st and 3rd Marine Divisions.
Robert J. Taylor Jr.
Robert J. Taylor Jr.
Class of 1967
Army, 2 Years

Served as 11bravo, (infantry) in 101st airborne 2/502 widowmakers in Vietnam 69 and 70.
Roger Kass
Roger Kass
Class of 1970
Navy, 3 Years

I served as a Construction Electrician (CE) with Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 62 out of Gulfport Mississippi from 1972 - 1975. My job was to install and maintain all new electrical equipment at US Naval Bases on Guam, San Miquel Phillipines and Rota Spain.

Classmates Spotlight

Ludington High School Classmates

Judi Olson
Class of '67

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