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

Arthur Tyrrel
Arthur Tyrrel Class of 1978
Navy, 6 Years
Electronics Technician on the USS Enterprise.
Barry Bykowski
Barry Bykowski Class of 1975
Army, 8 Years
Heavy Equipment
Beth Sipek Cothron
Beth Sipek Cothron Class of 1973
Navy, 16 Years
NROTC Iowa State. LCDR USN (Ret)
Christopher Benigno
Christopher Benigno Class of 1985
Army, 4 Years
Served during Panama Era with two years in Germany. Now a Commander with the American Legion.
Curt Ursini
Curt Ursini Class of 1963
Air Force, 4 Years
I was a USAF weatherman stationed with the Army's 25th Infantry Division in Killeen, Texas for two years and Cu Chi, Vietnam for one year. I ask that you do all you can to support all of our troops overseas.
Dan Condon
Dan Condon Class of 1972
Navy, 8 Years
Served 8 years as an Aviation Storekeeper reaching the rank of Chief Petty Officer (CPO).
David B. Arnold
David B. Arnold Class of 1953
Coast Guard, 4 Years
Eletronics Technician - Served on Research Ship out of Woods Hole Oceanographic Inst.
David Carlson
David Carlson Class of 1985
Navy Reserves, 20+ Years
After 4 years Active duty joined the Reserves, was a Navy Corpsman with 2/24 Marines out of Chicago, participated in Desert Shield/Storm and Iraqi Freedom 2004. Retired as a Chief after 22 years.
David E Paul
David E Paul Class of 1971
Army, 20+ Years
Former Special Forces Medic, Lifetime member of the Special Forces Association. I served 13 years on active and another 13 years in the National Guard.
Dennis R. Bolan
Dennis R. Bolan Class of 1960
Army, 3 Years
Was a Paratrooper with the 101st Airborne Division from 1962-1965
Doug Welker
Doug Welker Class of 1974
Navy, 4 Years
Petty Officer 2nd Class Air Traffic Controller; served at ASW bases in Iceland and Maine.
George Ralph Lacina
George Ralph Lacina Class of 1960
Air Force, 4 Years
Civil Engineer Captain served in Washington DC and Vietnam 1968. Retired restoration architect now living in Venice, FL
Harry reiland
Harry reiland Class of 1949
Marine Corps, 8 Years
Jeff Woodward
Jeff Woodward Class of 1989
Army, 5 Years
Nuclear Weapons Tech
John B Welle
John B Welle Class of 1940
Navy, 8 Years
Served in WW-2 and Korea..Fighter pilot and test pilot. Was killed while testing new jet fighter.
john brancato
john brancato Class of 1967
Marine Corps, 1 Years
Joseph Innes
Joseph Innes Class of 1960
Navy, 20+ Years
Retired in 2008 as a Captain, with 39 years active duty, in the Navy Dental Corps. Please support our troops!
Joseph Rudolf Martan
Joseph Rudolf Martan Class of 1967
Army, 11 Years
Active duty 1972 -1974. Trained recruits at Ft. Polk, Louisiana (or as General Patton put it, I shoveled s--t in Louisiana). Active Reserves 1974 to 1983 with the 85th Division (Training). Voluntarily left the program as a Captain O-3.
Joseph Welle
Joseph Welle Class of 1934
Navy, 2 Years
Fighter pilot--Was killed while ferrying fighter plane from Buffalo NY to San Francisco , CA.
Lee V. Schmidt
Lee V. Schmidt Class of 1965
Air Force, 20+ Years
Served in USAF Auxiliary, Civil Air Patrol, for 25 years; retired at grade of Lieutenant Colonel. Completed all training requirements except attending Air War College with active duty personnel at Pentagon. Served 10 years as main contact for all AFRCC missions in SW Missouri.

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Lyons Township High School Classmates

John O'meara
Class of '64

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Taught everyone the importance of wearing a clean gymsuit. He was a genius.
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