Military Alumni

Military 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

Alan Maitlen
Alan Maitlen Class of 1973
Navy, 20+ Years
Served on four different ships; operated, troubleshoot telecommunications equipment and circuits.
Andrew Thonn
Andrew Thonn Class of 2000
Army, 13 Years
Currently in the U.S. Army, and have 4 combat tours under my belt. I've got 2 to Iraq and then the other 2 are Afghanistan.
Brian A. Gentry
Brian A. Gentry Class of 1989
Army, 14 Years
Serving in the Infantry. Have been a drill sergeant and am currently an ROTC instructor at the University of Iowa. Served during IFOR, SFOR and OIF
Bryce Benson
Bryce Benson Class of 1998
National Guard, 11 Years
M Day 1997-2007 Full Time Army National Guard 2007-Present Combat Deployment Oct 2004
Cara Harris
Cara Harris Class of 2008
Army, 2 Years
Served directly out of high school and deployed in support of OEF 9-11 to Afghanistan.
Carlos G. Dyer
Carlos G. Dyer Class of 1962
Navy, 3 Years
Assault Boat Coxswain
Chad Cochuyt
Chad Cochuyt Class of 1991
Navy, 17 Years
Currently in Columbus, OH as a Navy Recruiter, previously stationed in Puerto Rico (1992-1997, 2000-2003), Sicily (1997-2000), and on the USS Enterprise (2003-2006).
Charles W Holton
Charles W Holton Class of 1974
Navy, 20+ Years
Served Desert Storm (Persian Gulf)( Bahrain) Uss Yosemite 3 different Minesweepers more
Chris Ruff
Chris Ruff Class of 1991
Navy, 17 Years
Been around the world
Christopher Wheeler
Christopher Wheeler Class of 1999
National Guard, 10 Years
Has spent the last 10 years in service to country and community, including 1 tour to Iraq in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom with another tour upcoming.
Chuck Casillas
Chuck Casillas Class of 1969
Navy, 6 Years
Pensacola, P.I. VietNam
Chuck Day
Chuck Day Class of 1957
Navy, 20+ Years
25 Years: 12 Enlisted Hospital Corpsman, 13 Commissioned Medical Service Corps. Vietnam Vet. NavHosp San Diego, NavHosp Yokosuka, NavClinic Yokohama, NavHosp Long Beach, HospCorpsSchl Staff, NavClinic Long Beach, Dispensary Okinawa, USS Midway, 3rd Marine Division, 1st Marine Division
Daniel Slininger
Daniel Slininger Class of 1998
Army, 10 Years
Served in Active Army from 1998 to 2000. Joined the Illinois National Guard in 2001. Deployed to Iraq with 2/123 in November of 2004 and returned home in January 2006
David bahl
David bahl Class of 1976
Navy, 20+ Years
Served honorably in the United States Submarine force for 23 years. Retired as a senior Chief Machinist Mate, Submarines.
Dean R Augustine
Dean R Augustine Class of 1976
Air Force, 20+ Years
MSgt
Dean R Augustine, USAF, MSgt
Dean R Augustine, USAF, MSgt Class of 1976
Air Force, 20+ Years
Tuslog Det 37 Ankara Turkey, RickenbackerAFB Oh, FE Warren AFB Wy, Travis AFB Ca, Sheppard AFB Tx, Keesler AFB Ms, Wiesbaden Regional Medical Center Germany, Wilford Hall Medical Center Tx, Eglin AFB Fl.
Don Barnett
Don Barnett Class of 1983
Navy, 20+ Years
Served onboard: USS FRANK CABLE AS-40 USS TRUETT FF-1095 USS SIMON LAKE AS-33 NAVY RECRUITING DISTRICT NEW ENGLAND NAVY RECRUITING DISTRICT CHICAGO NAVY RECRITING COMMAND MILLINGTON TN RETIRED MAY 2007
Donnie Green
Donnie Green Class of 1988
Air Force, 9 Years
Whiteman AFB, Minot AFB
Gary W, Ruffcorn Jr
Gary W, Ruffcorn Jr Class of 1997
Army, 14 Years
A 1997 graduate of Moline High School I enlisted in the US Army in January of 1999 serving in multiple duty stations across the world as a Motor Transport Operator. I also have 4 deployments as part of my service including the invasion of Iraq in 2003. I now serve as a member of the Iowa National Guard.
Grant  R. Koeller, SSGT,USAF
Grant R. Koeller, SSGT,USAF Class of 1980
Air Force, 19 Years
USAF Band stationed at Chanute AFB, IL; Hanscom AFB, MA; Yokota, AB, Tokyo,Japan; Wright-Patterson AFB,OH Performed Full Military Honors- President Gerald Ford's Funeral, Recent TDY's to Korea, Singapore, Thailand, Australia, & Guam.

Classmates Spotlight

Moline High School Classmates

Wendy Pilichowski
Class of '94

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School News

Celebrate 60

MHS Class of 1956-Reunion-September 23 - 25. Contact Sharon Dodd - Moline, IL
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