Milan High School Alumni

Milan, 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

Jerry Roslin
Jerry Roslin
Class of 1956
Marine Corps, 20+ Years

Retired after a total of 35 yrs. including time in the Marine Reserves
Alana M Meggitt
Alana M Meggitt
Class of 2002
Air Force, 6 Years

Served 1 Tour in Iraq and 4 years overseas
Alana Meggitt
Alana Meggitt
Class of 2002
Air Force, 4 Years

Assigned to RAF Mildenhall in the UK.
Recently Promoted to Staff Sergeant. Also named Airfield Management Airman of the Year for the USAF
Amy Zacarias (Corder)
Amy Zacarias (Corder)
Class of 1986
Air Force, 20+ Years

AF Medic/ Military Instructor
Bill Hannum
Bill Hannum
Class of 1969
Army, 3 Years

Information Specialist
Danny Love
Danny Love
Class of 1984
Navy, 20+ Years

Did 20 Years in the Navy and loved it. Went to the Gulf after the first war, not so fun. Lived in Japan for 6 years. Can't talk about all the other places I have been,but I will say I had fun.
David J. Simecek
David J. Simecek
Class of 1969
Army, 2 Years

Enlisted at Monroe,voluntary draft,entered service Ft. Wayne MI.Basic training at FT. Knox KY.Airbourne training at FT. Benning GA.Served two months Wiesbaden Germany,transferred to Republic of Viet Nam 70-71.Co B,1st Battalion,503rd Infantry Regiment,173rd Airbourne Brigade.Honorable Discharge,Ft. Campbell KY,Aug 21 1971
David J. Simecek
David J. Simecek
Class of 1969
Army, 2 Years

Enlisted May 1969 in Monroe,served Republic of VietNam 1970-1971 Company B,1st Battalion,503rd Infantry Regiment,173rd Airbourne Brigade.Hohnorable Discharge Ft. Campbell KY.1971
David Purdy
David Purdy
Class of 1968
National Guard, 6 Years

Air Force National Guard.
Desirae Allen
Desirae Allen
Class of 1992
Navy, 4 Years

I enlisted as a Seaman and went on to become a Hospital Corspman. I was stationed in Oakland, CA at a Naval Hospital. Stationed at Gtmo Bay, Cuba in 1994.
Donald Locke
Donald Locke
Class of 1983
Army, 13 Years

Still serving, currently in Afghanistan.
Elizabeth Brancheau
Elizabeth Brancheau
Class of 1984
Navy, 2 Years

served as a recuiting processor in Los Angeles, Ca
Elizabeth Brancheau
Elizabeth Brancheau
Class of 1984
Navy, 4 Years

Recruiting Processor in Los Angeles, Ca
Gerald A. Roslim
Gerald A. Roslim
Class of 1956
Marine Corps, 20+ Years

Enlisted in 1956 with 6 Classmates. Two of use served in the same Golf Co. 2nd Bn. 1st Mar. Reg. 1st Mar. Div. Better know as G-2-1-1 Other 4 were skater-ed in different Reg. on Camp Pendleton, Calif. Reenlisted in 1972 in Reserves stayed till retiring in 1991.
Glenn A. Shields
Glenn A. Shields
Class of 1961
Army, 20+ Years

Retired from the US Army Medial Service Corps in 1990, Major
GrantKline
GrantKline
Class of 1980
Navy, 20+ Years

Served in Iraq flying unmanned aerial vehicles. Travel has been great. I would do it all again!!!
Howard Hufford
Howard Hufford
Class of 1980
Army, 4 Years

M1 and Bradley Fighting Vehicle repairer and navigator. E-5 Sargent Platoon Leader, 190th Maintenance Division. 1981-1985 Fort Hood Texas
Joe Hochgreve
Joe Hochgreve
Class of 1998
Marine Corps, 4 Years

Served as a Scout Sniper in the 1st Mar Div 5th Mar Regiment for 4 years. Served during invasion of Iraq. Spent the best years of my life in the Corps and I salute any and all Milan Vets Semper Fi !
Ken McNaughton
Ken McNaughton
Class of 1978
Air Force, 6 Years

Minuteman III ICBM Maintenance Technician. Served at Malmstrom AFB, Great Falls, Montana
Ken Newby
Ken Newby
Class of 1980
Air Force, 10 Years

10 Year in and Medically discharged after back injury. But had great travel oppertunitys.I enjoyed my time.
Ken Steiner
Ken Steiner
Class of 1963
Army, 20+ Years

Military Police, Criminal Investigations
Lyle Cubberly
Lyle Cubberly
Class of 1963
Air Force, 20+ Years

27 years USAF, retired as a Major. Served my country as a meteorologist mainly in the northern teir states i.e.; ND, SD, MI, ME (twice), NE (twice), MA, IL (4 times). My wife Barbara and I lived in 23 different places.
Margaret (Marcantonio) Rayburn
Margaret (Marcantonio) Rayburn
Class of 1985
Navy, 10 Years

US Naval Academy, Class of 1989 -
resigned commission in 2000 as Lieutenant Commander, USN
Mark Shock
Mark Shock
Class of 1987
Navy, 4 Years

Was in the navy for 4 years active and some more reserve and currently in Army NG on activity duty
Michael A. Oetjens
Michael A. Oetjens
Class of 1998
Air Force, 2 Years

Medical Service Corp. I am a hospital administrator for the 377th Medical Group, stationed at Kirtland Air Force Base NM.
Michael Morey
Michael Morey
Class of 1968
Army, 4 Years

Army Security Agency
SSG
Two Tours Viet Nam
Crew Chief
Michael Oetjens
Michael Oetjens
Class of 1998
Air Force, 2 Years

Joined the United States Air Force in 2007 and am currently stationed at Kirtland AFB, NM.
Michael T. Jones
Michael T. Jones
Class of 1970
Navy, 20+ Years

Joined in 1970, retired in 1991. Rank Chief Mess Management Specialist, (cook). Vietnam Vet and Desert Shield Vet. Surface Warfare Qualified.
Michael T. Jones
Michael T. Jones
Class of 1970
Navy, 20+ Years

I joined right out of school. I served in Vietnam, Desert Shield. I retired in 1991 as Mess Management Spec Chief Petty Officer.
Mike Holtz
Mike Holtz
Class of 1992
Air Force, 4 Years

Communications
Neil Early
Neil Early
Class of 1961
Air Force, 4 Years

Air Police, Base Security and patrol
Neil Early
Neil Early
Class of 1961
Air Force, 4 Years

Air Police, Base Security and patrol
Pamela Gayheart-Walsten
Pamela Gayheart-Walsten
Class of 1971
Army, 3 Years

Licensed Practical Nurse in the Women's Army Corp. Served for 1 year in Seoul, South Korea.
Sara Patterson (Hudson)
Sara Patterson (Hudson)
Class of 2000
Army, 4 Years

1 year Ft Huachuca AIT 98H
Communication Interceptor
1 year operation Iraqi Freedom.
2 year Ft Gordon Ga
Luketina Hall, Intell Analyst
SGT Sara Patterson
Scott Lee Brookover
Scott Lee Brookover
Class of 1983
Army, 6 Years

I was a tank mechanic station in Fort Benning ,GA.
Tarina Swanson (Sanders)
Tarina Swanson (Sanders)
Class of 1984
Army, 8 Years

Medic US Army and Army Reserves
Todd Akers
Todd Akers
Class of 1989
Air Force, 7 Years

I served from 1990-1997 at Castle AFB in Califorina and at Hurlburt Field, FL with the 16th SOS.
Tracy (Alan) Hurst
Tracy (Alan) Hurst
Class of 1986
Air Force, 19 Years

Currently active duty in the US Air Force currently stationed at Sheppard AFB, TX with my wife Karen and 2 sons Jon and Jacob. This is our 7th base to be at.

Classmates Spotlight

Milan High School Classmates

Philip Hoover
Class of '65

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School News

All Milan High School Class Reunion 2013

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