Mandan High School Alumni

Mandan, North Dakota (ND)

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

Angela Popelka
Angela Popelka
Class of 1999
Army, 5 Years

...and still going.
Bob Ulmer
Bob Ulmer
Class of 1953
Army, 2 Years

Two years active duty one in Korea
Charles Weiand
Charles Weiand
Class of 1966
National Guard, 37 Years

National Guard 1967-1980
Active Guard Reserve 1981-2004
Curt Glaser
Curt Glaser
Class of 1984
Navy Reserves, 18 Years

Active Duty 1984-1988; Reserves since 1999 to present. ITCS (E8)
Darbie (Fleck) Young
Darbie (Fleck) Young
Class of 1991
Army, 10 Years

Served as a Mental health Specialist for 6yrs and an Intelligence Analyst for 4 yrs.
Stationd at Fort Huachuca, AZ 1998-2003, and Fort Riley, KS 2003-2006. Deployed in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom 2003-2004 and 2005-2006.
Harlon C. Miller
Harlon C. Miller
Class of 1982
Army, 20+ Years

Servved 21 years, deployed to Bosnia, Afghanistan and to name a few
James Armstrong
James Armstrong
Class of 1992
Air Force, 19 Years

Aircraft Electro-Environmliental System Specialists. Stationed at Luke AFB, Kunsan AB, Grand Forks AFB, and Kirtland AFB, Deployed in support of Operations Northern Watch and Southern Watch, OIF, OEF, and other operations in the world. Will be retiring in July 2012
James Armstrong
James Armstrong
Class of 1992
Air Force, 20+ Years

Aircraft Electro-environmental system craftsman. Numerous deployements in support of OIF/OEF an other operations since 1999
Josh Entzel
Josh Entzel
Class of 1995
National Guard, 18 Years

One tour in Afghanistan, A year in Kosovo, and a year in Washington D.C.
Karlee Dirck (Crouse)
Karlee Dirck (Crouse)
Class of 2000
Army, 3 Years

Light and Heavy Wheeled Diesel Mechanic
Kay Kittler
Kay Kittler
Class of 1953
Army, 2 Years

Stuttgart, Germany
keith  kuller
keith kuller
Class of 1966
Marine Corps, 7 Years

he proudly served in the philippinesduring vietnam war.
keith kuller
keith kuller
Class of 1966
Marine Corps, 7 Years

he was a good marine.
Kent michael kautzman
Kent michael kautzman
Class of 1980
Navy, 14 Years

Communication specialist
Mark J Dove
Mark J Dove
Class of 1965
Army, 20+ Years

Active Duty Army '67-'69, Infantry, Machine Gunner, RVN
Army National Guard, 1984-2008, Combat Engineer, Last position taught leadership development courses.
Monty Westmeyer
Monty Westmeyer
Class of 1971
Air Force, 20+ Years

I was an Army musician for 6+ years, and an Air Force intelligence officer for 15+ years. I "retired" from active duty in 1997.
Monty Westmeyer
Monty Westmeyer
Class of 1971
Air Force, 20+ Years

I served as an Army musician for 6+ years, and later as an Air Force intelligence officer for 15+ years and interpreted and translated the Japanese language for many DoD executives. Duty tours included Virginia, Texas, Washington, DC, Japan and Korea. Ten years' service was overseas. I retired from my military career in 1997.
Patrick Rooney
Patrick Rooney
Class of 2006
Navy, 2 Years

Training so far Nuclea Mechanic now
Ron Crouse
Ron Crouse
Class of 1972
Marine Corps, 20+ Years

NCIS Agent for most of my career. Retired a GySgt. Served in NC, SC, GA, CA, West Africa, Israel, Japan and a number of places in between. My wife and all three kids are also Mandan High Graduates. Yes, Life is Good.
Ron Gludt
Ron Gludt
Class of 1958
Navy, 4 Years

Served One Year at the Litchfield Park Naval Air Facility & Three Years aboard the USS Bon Homme Richard CVA 31
Ron M Balkowitsch
Ron M Balkowitsch
Class of 1968
Army, 38 Years

69-71 US Army FT Carson/Vietnam
75-2008 Operation Desert Storm
91-2008 NDARNG Intelligence Analyst
Russ Miller
Russ Miller
Class of 1971
Air Force, 20+ Years

Retired w/30 years active service.
Terry L Stewart
Terry L Stewart
Class of 1992
Army, 16 Years

Proudly serving almost 17 years now. I am a Sargeant First Class, 63X (Maintenance Supervisor). I have stationed at Ft. Sam Houston,TX Korea twice, Ft. Irwin, CA twice once with a Calvery Horse Unit; Keeping The Tradition Alive, Aberdeen, MD as a maintenance instructor, and I am currently stationed in Bamberg, Germany. I have been deployed to Guantamo Bay Cuba, and Iraq. I plan to finish the next 3+ years and retire from the military in the Mandan-Bismarck area.
Tiff Achtenberg
Tiff Achtenberg
Class of 1982
National Guard, 9 Years

12 Bravo (Combat Engineer) Dickinson, ND Army National Guard.
Tiff Achtenbergf
Tiff Achtenbergf
Class of 1982
National Guard, 9 Years

Served as 12 Bravo (Combat Engineer) in Dickinson, ND Army National Guard.
Todd A Kuntz
Todd A Kuntz
Class of 1989
Army, 8 Years

served in desert shield/storm as a 63b mechanic did my whole tour at ft.hood,TX
Troy Nicolson
Troy Nicolson
Class of 1982
Army, 20+ Years

Retired First Sergeant....life is good
truman nybakken
truman nybakken
Class of 1953
Air Force, 4 Years

radar goose bay labrador

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Mandan High School Classmates

Laurie Jablonski
Class of '77

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Class of 1966 Monthly Lunch

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