Merrillville High School Alumni

Merrillville, Indiana (IN)

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!

Lost Class Rings

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

Honored Military Alumni

Charles (Carlos) Bustamante
Charles (Carlos) Bustamante
Class of 1979
Marine Corps, 20+ Years

Served 1979-1999
Adrian Barrera
Adrian Barrera
Class of 2002
Army, 4 Years

OIF 2004-2005
Allen Giertz
Allen Giertz
Class of 1966
Air Force, 4 Years

Aircraft hydraulic/pneumatic specialist
Anthony Neil Aznar
Anthony Neil Aznar
Class of 1988
Air Force, 20+ Years

AFMC SSSG DET1 (AFMC) REGULAR AIR FORCE and AIR FORCE RESERVE
Brandon Sharp
Brandon Sharp
Class of 2004
Army, 8 Years

Light wheel vehicle mechanic, and field artillery
Brenda (Woods) Skermont
Brenda (Woods) Skermont
Class of 1972
Navy, 2 Years

U S Navy Corpman
Correy McDermott
Correy McDermott
Class of 1995
Air Force, 3 Years

F-16 Aircraft Mechanic
Dan Lehman
Dan Lehman
Class of 1978
Navy, 20+ Years

Served 20 years in the Navy, retired Air Traffic Controller. Continued service with the Navy, currently a Department of the Navy employees since 2002.
Dan Lehman
Dan Lehman
Class of 1978
Navy, 20+ Years

US Navy Air Traffic Controller, retired. VF-21 on board USS Coral Sea, NAS Miramar, NAS Barbers Point, USS Independence, NAF El Centro.
David M. Ellich
David M. Ellich
Class of 1975
Navy, 4 Years

Naval Officer; served on the USS Camden AOE-2 and NAS Key West.
david n bowser
david n bowser
Class of 1979
Army, 20+ Years

retired lieutenant colonel. Tour in Korea, Germany, Iraq, Kuwait and various U.S.
Frederick Maihofer
Frederick Maihofer
Class of 1965
Marine Corps, 2 Years

E-5 SGT, Military Payroll Auditor
James E. Kelley
James E. Kelley
Class of 1965
Navy, 20+ Years

Naval 'Seabee" Retired Oct. 2005, last duty Iraq.
Jeff Langham
Jeff Langham
Class of 1970
Army, 2 Years

Vietnam
Justin Gestring
Justin Gestring
Class of 2004
Air Force, 8 Years

f-15 crew chief
Karl Nehring
Karl Nehring
Class of 1967
Army, 4 Years

Served from August 1970 through February 1975. Was a Sergeant in a Pershing missile unit in Neckarsulm, Germany for three years then spent my last year as a Training NCO in a Chaparral Air Defense Artillery unit at Ft. Lewis, WA.
natalie Lindsey
natalie Lindsey
Class of 2000
Navy, 5 Years

information tech. Served during Iraqi Freedom
Pete Guelfo
Pete Guelfo
Class of 1964
Air Force, 4 Years

1 tour Okinawa, 2 tours South Vietnam fair crew member, load master C130 E model
Richard Windbigler
Richard Windbigler
Class of 1966
Army, 3 Years

Killed in Viet Nam
Robert Keilman
Robert Keilman
Class of 1997
Navy, 14 Years

Active duty, 14 years strong!

Classmates Spotlight

Merrillville High School Classmates

Jillian Minton
Class of '98

Alumni Stories

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