Menasha High School Alumni

Menasha, Wisconsin (WI)

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

Aaron Cropley
Aaron Cropley
Class of 2004
Army, 3 Years

82nd Airborne
aaron m. bricco
aaron m. bricco
Class of 2004
Army, 3 Years

airborne artillary. stationed in alaska and deployed to iraq for a year.
Andrew T. Moureau
Andrew T. Moureau
Class of 2005
Navy, 2 Years

Mobile Construction Battalion. Home port is Port Hueneme, CA. Leaving for Iraq Jan. 2008
Anival Fernandez
Anival Fernandez
Class of 2007
Marine Corps, 5 Years

Anival Served in then United States Marine Corps and left for Boot Camp 10 Days after graduation. He served 1 Tour in Helman Province, Afghanistan in 2010 as a Machine Gunner and was also tasked out to several different units with a special squad sized element to provide Combat Operations Convoy security with both Marine and Army units.
Billy McAllan
Billy McAllan
Class of 1967
Air Force, 20+ Years

9 years in logistics and last 16 in AF Recruiting Service.
Brian Lesinski
Brian Lesinski
Class of 1987
Army, 6 Years

Ft Hood Texas, Ft Wainwright AK
Burton J Rosenthal
Burton J Rosenthal
Class of 1967
Air Force, 4 Years

Aircraft Mech
Vietnam 1970-1971
Burton Rosenthal
Burton Rosenthal
Class of 1967
Air Force, 4 Years

Went in the AirForce in 1968 was station at McChord AFB in Washington 62 OMS working on c-124 cargo planes in 1970 was sent to Vietnam 20TASS to work on FAC aircraft worked part time for Flying Tiger Airlines 1971 was sent back to McChord to 62FMS transet aircraft.
Chaplain Christopher Mohr
Chaplain Christopher Mohr
Class of 1999
National Guard, 4 Years

Army NG chaplain, 2009-present
David LaVicka
David LaVicka
Class of 1993
Air Force, 9 Years

SSgt, P.O.L and around the world. Dyess AFB, Texas and now Scott AFB, Illinois
dennis hughes
dennis hughes
Class of 1965
Army, 2 Years

1966-1968
grunt
DJ Jost
DJ Jost
Class of 1992
Air Force, 11 Years

Job-P.O..L Stationed at Tyndall AFB, FL, Ellsworth AFB, SD, Fairchild AFB WA, Sheppard AFB TX. Deployed in many Operations throughout the world. Married, 2 kids
Eric Schmidt
Eric Schmidt
Class of 1985
Navy, 20+ Years

Currently the Command Master Chief at Patrol and Reconnaissance Group in Norfolk, VA
Guy Cleveland
Guy Cleveland
Class of 1982
Navy, 4 Years

Served 4 years in the United States Navy and 1 year in the United States Army Reserve at Menasha
Jacob Will
Jacob Will
Class of 1985
Air Force, 20+ Years

Dedicated AF Career. Stationed throughout world. Now in San Antonio. Will retire in Colorado. Served inas Medic(Aeromedical),Public Healty, Readiness, Superintendent. It all began at MHS and would like to thank all past facullty.
James Andrews
James Andrews
Class of 1984
Army, 4 Years

I was in the 3rd ID in West Germany from 1985 to 1987 and 314th FA Brigade at Ft Sill OK from 1988.
James Denniston
James Denniston
Class of 1982
Air Force, 20+ Years

Entered Nov 1982. Career field was Aerospace Physiology. Served 13 yrs CONUS, 6 yrs TDY & 1 yr PCS overseas. Retired as a Technical Sergeant in 2002
James Gullickson
James Gullickson
Class of 1985
National Guard, 4 Years

11HE9 Mech. Inf.
Desert Storm Era
James Jensen
James Jensen
Class of 1960
Navy, 6 Years

USS Edisto AGB2 (Navy Ice Breaker) - 1 trip to Antarctica and 2 trips to Arctic
Jeffrey Niesen
Jeffrey Niesen
Class of 1998
Marine Corps, 10 Years

Explosive Ordnance Disposal Tech
Jessica Bodway
Jessica Bodway
Class of 1998
Army, 7 Years

Active Duty Army from 2000-2007
Jessica Briggs
Jessica Briggs
Class of 2006
Marine Corps, 2 Years

Warehouse Clerk in Twentynine Palms, Ca.
Jodi (Eckholm) May
Jodi (Eckholm) May
Class of 1989
Air Force, 18 Years

Been stationed in Italy, Edwards CA, Mountain Home ID, Ellsworth SD, Osan Korea and heading back to Ellsworth SD to retire in 2 yrs
John Sokol
John Sokol
Class of 1998
National Guard, 8 Years

Served in Both the USMC reserve and the Army National Guard. Operation Iraqi Freedom 2003-2004 with the 229th Combat Support Engineers out of Platteville Wisconsin.
Jon Decker
Jon Decker
Class of 1979
Air Force, 10 Years

Served from 1981-1983 in the Army then I joined the Air Force in 1983 I was Artillery in the Army and Security Police in the Air Force...
Jonathan Dewald
Jonathan Dewald
Class of 1993
Army, 10 Years

Stationed in Korea, Germany and throughout the world, serving as a forward observer.
Kathleen S. Steffens
Kathleen S. Steffens
Class of 1972
Air Force, 20+ Years

Entered Air Force Jan 1973. Career field was computers and communications. Served 13 yrs stateside and 7yrs in Europe. Retired as a Master Sergeant in 1993.
Kathleen Young Endres
Kathleen Young Endres
Class of 1969
Navy, 3 Years

Hospital Corpsman
Naval Medical Center, San Diego, CA
Naval Amphibious Base, Coronado, CA
Keith Olson
Keith Olson
Class of 1999
Army, 11 Years

Still in the Army....11 years now and counting
Keith Olson
Keith Olson
Class of 1998
Army, 9 Years

Combat Infatryman
Kelly D Riedel
Kelly D Riedel
Class of 1992
Air Force, 12 Years

Aerospace Ground Equipment, Stationed in S.Dakota, Alaska, N. Dakota & Presently in Korea.Will be in Oklahoma soon!!! Traveled many other places in the world.
Lori (Dahl) Novellino
Lori (Dahl) Novellino
Class of 1987
Navy, 8 Years

Photographer and Camera Repairman 1988-1996, stationed on East Coast and USS Yosemite
Melissa (Schroeder) Dix
Melissa (Schroeder) Dix
Class of 1989
Army Reserves, 13 Years

961st Engineers Milw, heavy equipment OP, deployed to Afghanistan in 2006
Michael (Rick) Zimmerman
Michael (Rick) Zimmerman
Class of 1965
Army Reserves, 20+ Years

Joined Army Reserve at 17 in high school in 1964. Retired as Lieutenant Colonel in 1996 with over 32 years service. Awarded 16 medals including Meritorius Service Medal.
Michael Gentile
Michael Gentile
Class of 1981
Navy, 21 Years

Norfolk, Va DDG-57. TAGOS-16, Mayport, FL FFG-29, Yokosuka, Japan DD-991, Bremerton, Wa CVN-70
Michael Zimmerman
Michael Zimmerman
Class of 1965
Army Reserves, 20+ Years

Enlisted Army Reserve 1964. Commissioned 2LT Inf 1968. Served in 84th Division 32.5 years. Retired 1996 Lieutenant Colonel.
Mike Hafemann
Mike Hafemann
Class of 2004
Army, 2 Years

U.S. Army Military Police. On 3rd year of 5 year commitment. Currently deployed to Iraq in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. Go Blue Jays!
Patty Cannington
Patty Cannington
Class of 1989
Air Force, 20+ Years

Air Force Logistics and Plans
Paul Becher
Paul Becher
Class of 1969
Navy, 4 Years

Stationed in San Diego Ca,
Served aboard USS Bainbridge CGN-25
Paul Michael Ryan Conto
Paul Michael Ryan Conto
Class of 2004
Navy, 7 Years

Began working on ships and have moved on to dealign with IED's as an EOD tech. Have deployed to Iraq and Kuwait so far.

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Class of '70

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