Military Alumni

Military 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 Class of 1960
Air Force, 4 Years
Served overseas (Okinawa & Darmstadt, Germany) as a Morse Intercept Operator attached to the Security Service
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.
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.

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Ludington High School Classmates

Alisha Ruhlman
Class of '89

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