Manistee High School Alumni

Manistee, 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


Class of 0
, Years

Brad Forslund
Brad Forslund
Class of 1984
Air Force, 20+ Years

United States Air Force Flight Engineer. Retiring August 13 2010.
Brad Lee Scott Wick
Brad Lee Scott Wick
Class of 1988
Army, 6 Years

Served 3 years with the MIARNG, then did 3 years active with the Army, stationed in Vilseck Germany.
Bradley Forslund
Bradley Forslund
Class of 1983
Air Force, 20+ Years

Retiring August 13, 2010 in Amarillo, TX after serving his country for 26 years. MSgt Forslund is an instructor/evaluator flight engineer with over 3700 flying hours in the MH-53 J/M PAVE LOW IIIE as well as the MV-22 and CV-22 Osprey. He has also flown in the UH-1H, H-60, H-3, UH-1Y and the UH-1Z.
dennis fisher
dennis fisher
Class of 1968
Army, 6 Years

3 years active army and 3 years active reserves. Sargent in army. Straff sargent in reserves.
DONALD LEE CLEMONS
DONALD LEE CLEMONS
Class of 1997
Army, 14 Years

STILL ACTIVE DUTY
Edward Kowalski
Edward Kowalski
Class of 1965
Air Force, 6 Years

An interesting time!
enrique F Rakoski
enrique F Rakoski
Class of 2000
Marine Corps, 4 Years

Corporal presently serving in Peru on active duty will return to reserve status in July 08 to finish college at CMU
Gary Faubert
Gary Faubert
Class of 1978
Navy, 5 Years

West Cost STG 2 USS Fox CG-33
Jeff Sievert
Jeff Sievert
Class of 1978
Army, 20+ Years

Retired with 31+ years active service.
Jeffrey T Gardner
Jeffrey T Gardner
Class of 1989
Marine Corps, 4 Years

Mar 90 - Jan 92 US Naval Academy in ANnapolis MD, as an Honor Guard to the Academy. Jan 92 - Nov 92 Served w 2d Bat 2nd Mar in Lejune, Med Float from May - Nov 92, Dec 92 to Eas Aug 93, Served as Pubs Chief for 2/2 Admin.
Jeffrey T. Gardner
Jeffrey T. Gardner
Class of 1989
Marine Corps, 4 Years

Served as Honor Guard at United States Naval Academy from Jan 1990 to Feb 1992, then on to Camp Lejune, NC. Went on a Med Cruise (MEU 26) May-Nov 1992, was promoted to Cpl(E-4) in April 1992. Joined for 2d Bat, 2d Marines last 6 months as pubs and directives Chief. Promoted to Sgt(E-5) on April 1993. EAS Aug 22, 1993.
Jonathan A. West
Jonathan A. West
Class of 1990
Army, 19 Years

US Army Deep Sea Dive Medic
Jonathan A. West
Jonathan A. West
Class of 1990
Army, 19 Years

US Army Deep Sea Dive Medic/Combat Medic
Larry Page
Larry Page
Class of 1956
Air Force, 4 Years

'56 - '57 Lakeland AFB, San Antonio, TX
'57 - '59 Flightline Radio/Radar Lajes Field, Azores
'59 - '60 Airborn Radio Radar Instructor at Keesler AFB, FL
AFSC 30150B
Larry Page
Larry Page
Class of 1956
Air Force, 4 Years

Radio/Radar technician.
Worked on the flight-line in the Azores for 18 months.
Taught Electronics at Keesler AFB, Mississippi
Maggie Hainstock
Maggie Hainstock
Class of 1998
Navy, 6 Years

Served as Navy linguist
Rich Peterson
Rich Peterson
Class of 1971
Army, 13 Years

Enlisted-1971-1974, stationed Pirmasens, Germany
Officer 1982-1992, Signal Corps, two tours in Germany, one in El Paso, TX, one in Korea
Ricky Raatz
Ricky Raatz
Class of 1978
Marine Corps, 4 Years

Miltary Police
Thomas E Williams
Thomas E Williams
Class of 1983
Marine Corps, 20+ Years

I served 4 years of active duty in the Marine Corps then went into the Air Force National Guard. I have traveled to many places through the military to name a few Germany, Thailand, Italy, Slovenia, Japan, Kuwait and Iraq.

Classmates Spotlight

Manistee High School Classmates

Dale Sparks
Class of '65

Alumni Stories

High School Alumni Stores

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School News

Class Reunion

does any know if the class of 1949 will have a reunion this
summer? Who is in charge? Your help is appreciated.
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Our Manistee 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 Manistee High School Military to know that they are loved and appreciated. All of us in Manistee are proud of our military alumni and want to thank them for risking their lives to protect our country!