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

Adam Kamann
Adam Kamann
Class of 1991
Army, 8 Years

Captain-U.S. Army
Blackhawk Helicopter Pilot
Overseas Deployments - Bosnia 01, Iraq 03-04
Brian D. Miller
Brian D. Miller
Class of 1974
Navy, 20+ Years

75-79 USS Racine-San Diego,Ca./ 79-81 Subic Bay,Philippines/ 81-83 USS Gallery Mayport,Fl../ 84-85 CBU-414 Groton,Ct. / 85-88 USS Lawrence, Norfolk, Va./ 88-91 USS D.B. Beary,Norfolk,Va./ 91-95 IUSSOPS , Norfolk, Va.
Capt Chris Gentry
Capt Chris Gentry
Class of 1995
Air Force, 9 Years

Intelligence Officer, Two tours in Iraq. Presently an instructor at Goodfellow AFB, Texas
Carl A. Palmucci
Carl A. Palmucci
Class of 1977
Navy, 20+ Years

Retired Military
Carl E Sergent
Carl E Sergent
Class of 1977
Marine Corps, 20+ Years

First Sergeant, Active duty 22 yrs, Motor Transport / Drill Instructor, Camp Lejeune NC, Okinawa Japan, Iwakuni Japan, Phila Ship Yard, Parris Island SC, Quantico VA, Ebensburg PA, Persian Gulf, visited (19) countries
Carl Palmucci
Carl Palmucci
Class of 1977
Navy, 20+ Years

Navy Aircrew
6 years active
14 years Reserve
Cory Alan Riesterer
Cory Alan Riesterer
Class of 2001
Coast Guard, 5 Years

2005 Graduate of the United States Coast Guard Academy in New London, Connecticut
Currently serving as Commanding Officer of the USCG Pompano in Gulfport, Mississippi.
Current Rank: Lieutenant
Donna Henkel (Stanley)
Donna Henkel (Stanley)
Class of 1987
Army, 4 Years

Telecommunications/computer data entry.
Fort Jackson, SC; Fort Gordon, GA; Kaiserslautern/Landstuhl Germany; Fort Riley, KS; Desert Storm War ~ Middle East
Ed Hula
Ed Hula
Class of 1984
Army, 8 Years

Infantry
Glen Davis
Glen Davis
Class of 1984
Army, 20+ Years

Feb 24, 1987-Jul 31, 2012
Jacob Mautz
Jacob Mautz
Class of 2004
Marine Corps, 6 Years

combat instructor
James Parker
James Parker
Class of 1989
Air Force, 4 Years

Enlisted four years active duty Air Force. Three years Grissom AFB, IN. One year Osan AB Korea. Four Months sssigned to Roosevelt Roads NAS in support of drug interdictation. Was enlisted as an Law Enforcement specialist.
James R Johnson
James R Johnson
Class of 1974
Navy, 20+ Years

Navy Captain, Officer in Charge of Hospital units in Toledo, Cleveland, Detroit and Columbus (1992-2006). Mobilized for Desert Storm and Global War on Terror.
James R Johnson CAPT MSC USN
James R Johnson CAPT MSC USN
Class of 1974
Navy, 20+ Years

Environmental Health Officer at NEPMU2 in Norfolk Va. Officer in Charge of Fleet Hospital units in Cleveland, Columbus, Detroit and Toledo
Jarrod Gallatin
Jarrod Gallatin
Class of 1999
National Guard, 4 Years

Currently serving in the Middle East
Jason Rule
Jason Rule
Class of 1988
Coast Guard, 20+ Years

Currently serving as the Officer in Charge in Panama City Florida, served at Search and Rescue,Heavy weather,and Maritime law Enforcement Stations, deployed to 6 natural disasters, most notably Hurricane Katrina.
Jennifer (Hoffer) Stringer
Jennifer (Hoffer) Stringer
Class of 1990
Army, 14 Years

Spent 6 years active enlisted Air Force, 6 years Air Force Reserves and now commissioned Army. Deploy to Iraq in Sept 07 for 15 months. Currently stationed at Ft Lewis, WA.
Jeremy Knerr
Jeremy Knerr
Class of 2004
Marine Corps, 4 Years

Deployed twice with 6th Marines Regiment HQCO and works as a data network technician.
Jim Knerr
Jim Knerr
Class of 1986
Army, 11 Years

Light Wheel Vehicle Mechanic 63B2P. Stationed at Fort Benning, Georgia, Fort Bragg, North Carolina. Participated in Operations Desert Shield/ Desert Storm.
Jody Hatfield
Jody Hatfield
Class of 1988
Air Force, 12 Years

Active United States Air Force 4years. Served in Desert Storm. 8 Years Army National Guard. Camp Perry, Port clinton Ohio
Jody Hatfield
Jody Hatfield
Class of 1988
Air Force, 16 Years

I served 4 years active Air Force. Serving in Desert Storm and currently serving in Army National Guard for 13 years.
Kevin R. Wightman
Kevin R. Wightman
Class of 1977
Marine Corps, 20+ Years

Enlisted for 8 years rising to the rank of Gunnery Sergeant, promoted to Chief Warrant Officer 1 thru 4, became a Mustang rising to the rank of Major. Currently the Chief Building Official in Caroline County, VA. Married to my hometown sweat heart, Lisa Ann Densmore/Dauch!
Kevin Young
Kevin Young
Class of 1998
Army, 4 Years

While in the Army I worked on radios, computers, and networking. I spent most of my time stationed in Gerrmany. My unit spent time in Saudi Arabia before the war and we were in Iraq for about 3 months during the war. My last couple of month in the Army were spent in Texas and I really don't know which place was hotter. Atleast it snowed while I was in Texas.
Kristina M. (Hemmer) Whicker
Kristina M. (Hemmer) Whicker
Class of 1988
Air Force, 17 Years

Currently a Major in the TN Air National Guard, serving as a Logistics Officer in Memphis, TN.
Kristine Jensen Snyder
Kristine Jensen Snyder
Class of 1967
Army, 2 Years

Medical Specialist during Vietnam Era; Served at West Point, USMA; Ft. Sam Houston, TX; Ft. Benning, GA; Ft. McClellan, AL
Mark Balduff
Mark Balduff
Class of 1988
Army, 4 Years

MI -Military Intelligence- 98 C ,NSA Fort Meade MD.
Michael Zeno
Michael Zeno
Class of 1990
Army, 16 Years

3 yrs Active Duty U.S.Army Garlstedt Germany, Ft.Carson CO, and Ft.Benning GA. Currently a Sergeant First Class Ohio National Guard, M1Abrams Tank Commander
Nicholas Kane
Nicholas Kane
Class of 1999
Army, 1 Years

Currently overseas in Heidelberg, Germany
Richard Yontz
Richard Yontz
Class of 2006
Marine Corps, 4 Years

Combat Deployment to Ramadi, Iraq
Shane Krebs
Shane Krebs
Class of 1989
Army, 9 Years

Active Army 6 years stationed at Fort Hood Texas, 63D Self Propelled Field Artillary Mechanic, Staff Sgt. Final year spent Camp Casey Korea.3 yrs Ohio National Guard, last year Aviano Italy.
Shane Williford
Shane Williford
Class of 1988
Air Force, 8 Years

Aerospace Medicine; served during the Gulf War from '89-'96.
Shane Williford
Shane Williford
Class of 1988
Air Force, 8 Years

Served in the Air Force in Aerospace Medicine from 1989-1996. Received several awards including the AF Accommodation Medal for Meritorious Service upon separation.
Steve Perry
Steve Perry
Class of 1977
Navy, 5 Years

Aircrew Survival Equipmentman, PO2
Midway Island, Guam - VQ-1; Cubi Pt., USS Nimitz - Iranian Rescue attempt; El Centro, CA - VA-174.
Timothy Dorsey
Timothy Dorsey
Class of 1982
Army, 8 Years

Captain, United States Army Explosive Ordnance Disposal. 1986-1994.

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