Melvindale High School Alumni

Melvindale, Michigan (MI)

Military Alumni

Military Alumni

Honoring Our Heroes

This area is dedicated to our alumni that have served or are serving in our armed forces!

Lost Class Rings

Have you lost your Melvindale High School class ring? Have you found someone's class ring? Visit our Cardinals lost class ring page to search for your class ring or post information about a found ring.

Honored Military Alumni

Aryn L. Kriska
Aryn L. Kriska
Class of 2006
Navy, 7 Years

Currently an E-6 in the Navy doing some time in Bahrain
Bob Conway
Bob Conway
Class of 1972
Army, 3 Years

Engineer
Brian Mars
Brian Mars
Class of 1970
Air Force, 6 Years

C-130 pilot based at Little Rock, Yokota, and Dyess.
Carl Marosi
Carl Marosi
Class of 1961
Air Force, 4 Years

Worked in Special Services on 2 small radar sites - one in Texarkana, Ark. and the other in Watertown, NY.
DENNIS ROBINSON
DENNIS ROBINSON
Class of 1962
Army, 3 Years

1st Lt. Artillery. Nam during Tet. Wounded. Made it back. Didn't run to Canada.
Don Previch
Don Previch
Class of 1950
Army, 2 Years

Korea, served 1952 to 1954. artillery forward observer.
Donald McKinnon
Donald McKinnon
Class of 1951
Army, 2 Years

I was drafted in the Korean War, I was a switchboard operator near the 38 parralle from 5/52 - 3/54
Ed Welsh
Ed Welsh
Class of 1967
Navy, 20+ Years

Had a great time!
Gerald (Bud) Freer
Gerald (Bud) Freer
Class of 1965
Army, 4 Years

Vietnam '67 - '68
Gerald F. Wolf
Gerald F. Wolf
Class of 1953
Marine Corps, 4 Years

Graduate, former teacher, coach, and superintendent
GREGORY H PILON
GREGORY H PILON
Class of 1968
Marine Corps, 2 Years

VIET NAM 69-70
Henry Wake
Henry Wake
Class of 1957
Army, 20+ Years

Army Chaplain, retired as Colonel. Served in Vietnam in combat with the 101st Airborne (two Bronze Stars), also served in Bosnia. Son is now an Army Chaplain, LTC. Received special Army award for service at Pentagon during 9/11.
Jack W. Lowe
Jack W. Lowe
Class of 1944
Navy, 20+ Years

1944-46 Active Duty- Pacicic area 1946-57 Active Reserve 1957-1965- Active Duty, Chaplain 1986- Retired Lt, CHC, USNR
Jack W. Lowe
Jack W. Lowe
Class of 1944
Navy, 20+ Years

Enlisted 44-50; Commissioned 50- Ret. 1957-until Retirement I served as a Chaplain on Active duty Retired 1986. Service in US and Western Pacific 45-46; 58-65 :Retired as a Lieutenant
Jerome Popowicz
Jerome Popowicz
Class of 2000
Marine Corps, 4 Years

Had 2 tours in Afghanistan
Jerry Freeman
Jerry Freeman
Class of 1967
Army, 2 Years

Military Police. Vietnam 1970-1971
Jerry Freeman
Jerry Freeman
Class of 1967
Army, 2 Years

Military Police, Vietnam 1970-1971
Jerry Peck
Jerry Peck
Class of 1962
Navy, 20+ Years

Senior Chief Personnelman (Air Warfare)
Jim Robinson
Jim Robinson
Class of 1956
Air Force, 4 Years

Worked as weapons mechanic and inventory accounting-monetary
Jim Robinson
Jim Robinson
Class of 1956
Air Force, 4 Years

Stationed in Pamama City, Fla for 3 1/2 years.

Classmates Spotlight

Melvindale High School Classmates

Wade Cummins Cummins
Class of '64

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