Neenah High School Alumni

Neenah, 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

Alex Beiser
Alex Beiser
Class of 2007
National Guard, 1 Years

Transportation
Andrew Beiser
Andrew Beiser
Class of 2000
Marine Corps, 4 Years

Infantry
Benjamin "Max" Webb
Benjamin "Max" Webb
Class of 2002
Marine Corps, 3 Years

Military Police
Charles VanderHeyden
Charles VanderHeyden
Class of 1965
Army, 2 Years

Joined Army April 1967. Killed in action while serving in Viet nam August 21,1968
Deborah (Rasmussen) Jorgensen
Deborah (Rasmussen) Jorgensen
Class of 1977
Army, 4 Years

Served as a dental lab technician. Trained at Ft. Sam Houston, San Antonio, TX. Stationed at Ft. Sill, OK for two years and then stationed at Yaeger Kaserne, Aschaffenburg, Germany for two years. (1977-1981)
Dennis Capelle
Dennis Capelle
Class of 1987
Army, 15 Years

1987 to 2002
Active for 4 years Guards for the rest.
Dick Finch
Dick Finch
Class of 1983
Navy, 20+ Years

Retired 2010
Don Bludau
Don Bludau
Class of 1980
Navy, 20+ Years

Retired as Torpedoman's Mate 1st Class Surface Warfare.
Donald A Daigle
Donald A Daigle
Class of 1960
Army, 3 Years

basic at Ft Leonard Wood then Aberdeen Proving Grounds next Maison Forte in France
Donna McHugh
Donna McHugh
Class of 1981
Air Force, 4 Years

Digital Navigation Tactics Device Specialist- Worked on KC-135 and B-52 Simulator Navigtion Sysytems
Gary Butt
Gary Butt
Class of 1982
Navy, 20+ Years

Retired from U.S.Navy October 2002
George Schneider Jr
George Schneider Jr
Class of 1974
Marine Corps, 4 Years

Field Radio Communications
Communication Center Operator
James McDonald
James McDonald
Class of 2000
Army, 6 Years

James was wounded in Iraq May 31,2007 and in November 10,2007 he passed at Fort Hood, Tx.
Jeff Koslowski
Jeff Koslowski
Class of 1988
Navy, 6 Years

Operations Specialist SW/AC Second Class. I served aboard the USS Constellation and USS Leahy. I was part of Operation Desert Storm.
jeff roberts
jeff roberts
Class of 1988
Army, 3 Years

1990-1993 US Army Europe
Jerry Ulrich
Jerry Ulrich
Class of 1959
Army, 3 Years

Paratrooper 101st airborne
Jody Reinhardt
Jody Reinhardt
Class of 1986
Army, 4 Years

25th Infantry Division
25th Infantry Division CSIB.svg
Shoulder sleeve insignia and Combat service identification badge[1]
Active 1941–present
Country United States
Branch United States Army
Type Stryker infantry
Airborne infantry
Light infantry
Size Division
Part of United States Army Pacific
Garrison/HQ Schofield Barracks, Wahiawa, Hawaii
Nickname(s) "Tropic Lightning" (Special Designation)
Motto(s) "Tropic Lightning"
Engagements
World War II
Korean War
Vietnam War
War on Terror

Operation Iraqi Freedom
Operation Enduring Freedom
Operation Freedom's Sentinel
Commanders
Current
commander Major General Ronald P. Clark
Notable
commanders General J. Lawton Collins, 1942–1943
Lieutenant General William B. Kean, 1948–1951
Lieutenant General Samuel Tankersley Williams, 1952–1953
Lieutenant General Jonathan O. Seaman, 1960
General Frederick C. Weyand, 1964–1967
General James T. Hill, 1997–1999
Lieutenant General William E. Ward, 1999–2000
Lieutenant General Robert L. Caslen, 2008–2009
Insignia
Flag Flag of the United States Army 25th Infantry Division.svg
Distinctive unit insignia 25th Infantry Division Headquarters and Headquarters Battalion
25th Infantry Division DUI.png
The 25th Infantry Division (nicknamed "Tropic Lightning") is a United States Army division based at Schofield Barracks in Hawaii.
John (Jack) E. Bogrand
John (Jack) E. Bogrand
Class of 1961
Army, 3 Years

US ArmySecurity Agency, Radio Direction Finding and Signal Identification Specialist
Det J. 3rd RRU, Phubai, Vietnam May 1963-April, 1964
5th RRU, Bangkok Thailand May 1964-Sep 1964
Det. B, 5th RRU, Ubon Thailand, Sep 1964-April 1965
Julie McKinney
Julie McKinney
Class of 1993
Army, 10 Years

Supply Sergeant
Kathryn Tesch
Kathryn Tesch
Class of 1983
Air Force, 6 Years

Gulf War Veteran; Member of the USAF Space Shuttle Medical Recovery Team
Ken McKenzie
Ken McKenzie
Class of 1988
Navy, 20+ Years

I am currently stiil in the Navy. I am a Senior Chief Petty Officer(E-8). My current job is I am in charge of the Firefighting School at Recruit Training Command Great Lakes. I have seen a lot and done a lot. If you want to know about it ask me some time.
Ken Rankin
Ken Rankin
Class of 1983
Air Force, 20+ Years

Retired after 20 years of active duty, including 3 years in Turkey and serving in the first Gulf War. The majority of those years were spent on the F-117.
Kenneth George KRUEGER
Kenneth George KRUEGER
Class of 1938
Army, 2 Years

WW II. GERMANY 1942-1944
Larry Krueger
Larry Krueger
Class of 1964
Marine Corps, 3 Years

Radar and electronics, HAWK missiles and Air Intelligence. Spent 18 months in Nam.
Lisa Piette-Edwards
Lisa Piette-Edwards
Class of 1987
Army, 31 Years

Retired CSM
Michael Kinne
Michael Kinne
Class of 2002
Marine Corps, 9 Years

Artillery Fire Support Man (Scout Observer)
Michael M Morse
Michael M Morse
Class of 1963
Army, 3 Years

Army, signal school at Ft Monmouth, NJ for microwave technician. Ft Sam Houston served as microwave tech. June 1965 DaNang, Vietnam worked as Tropospheric Scatter technician until discharge in 1967.
Michelle Eckes (Maki)
Michelle Eckes (Maki)
Class of 1992
Air Force, 20+ Years

I have faithfully served my country for 22 years and counting. Current position: Flight Chief for the largest Bioenvironmental Engineering Flight in the Air Force for 11 years. Moving to Florida to work at Cape Canaveral in the near future. Air Force...Fly, Fight, Win!!!
Mike Mayer
Mike Mayer
Class of 1972
Air Force, 20+ Years

CES
Myron LeAnna
Myron LeAnna
Class of 1962
Navy, 23 Years

Spent most of my time serving on submarines. My first boat was a WWII diesel boat USS Raton AGSS270 built in Manitowoc. Last sea tour was as Chief of the Boat on the USS Andrew Jackson SSBN 619 (Blue). Served on diesel boats, a fast attack and 4 Fleet Ballistic Missile submarines. Spent one yrar in Vietnam 69-70, was the commanding officer of River Patrol Boat for 6 months. Retired as an E-9 Master Chief Radioman.
Robert "Monk" Hendrickson
Robert "Monk" Hendrickson
Class of 1961
Navy, 4 Years

Upon graduation, Robert joined the Armed Forces and served the US Navy on the USS Yorktown from 1961 to 1965. Robert passed away January 18, 2007 at 63 years of age.
Robert (Wilson) Okrasinski
Robert (Wilson) Okrasinski
Class of 1984
Army, 20+ Years

Served 22 years in the Army. Served all over the world to include South Korea, Kuwait, Kosovo and Iraq. Retired with 22 years of service. Currently resides in Chester, VA
Robert E. Biller
Robert E. Biller
Class of 1976
Army, 20+ Years

28 years, 6 enlisted=Sergeant, 22 years Commissioned Officer=Lieutenant Colonel, Two Bronze Stars, 45 months in Combat Zones, 100% Disabled Service Connected Veteran
Roger A. Rabiego LTC (RET)
Roger A. Rabiego LTC (RET)
Class of 1979
Army, 20+ Years

Retired 2006 after serving 21+ years
Scott Herman
Scott Herman
Class of 1982
Navy, 20+ Years

I retired from the Navy
Scott Herman
Scott Herman
Class of 1982
Navy, 20+ Years

I am currently reired from the U.S. Navy
Sharon Angerer
Sharon Angerer
Class of 1974
, 5 Years

Computers
Steve Jannusch
Steve Jannusch
Class of 1986
Army, 4 Years

Medical Specialist during Desert Storm
Terence Roberts
Terence Roberts
Class of 1961
Army, 3 Years

1st Lt, Armor 1967-1969. 5th division, Ft. Carson Colo.
thomas c. voigt
thomas c. voigt
Class of 1956
Air Force, 20+ Years

B-47 turret system tech w/ 509th BW SAC, command and control, assigned to AFCENT/NATO in France+Netherlands, 351st SMW, MACV/USSAG in Vietnam+Thailand, HQ Military Airlift Command.

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Dick Finch
Class of '83

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