Military Alumni

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

Honored Military Alumni

Billy D. Switzer
Billy D. Switzer Class of 1953
Air Force, 20+ Years
Feb 54--Mar 74 E-6 Retired A/C Reciprocating and Jet Engine Technician Viet Nam Service Medal, Campaign Medal, Army & Air Force Commendation Medals, National Defense, Medal/one star, Army Good Conduct # bronze Loops, Air Force Good Conduct Medal 3 bronze Loops, Cold War Medal. Longevity Service Ribbon 3 Bronze OAK Leaves, M-1 Carbine Sharp Shooter Ribbon. Retired 18 years Grant Michigan, School Systems
Bob Berggren
Bob Berggren Class of 1965
Army, 2 Years
Served 14 moths in Viet Nam. Was a SGT and rec'd two Bronze Stars, Air Metal and Two Army Commendation medals.
Elizabeth (Betty Robart) Crossman
Elizabeth (Betty Robart) Crossman Class of 1961
Army, 3 Years
S-2 Clerk at the Missile Master, 28th Artillery Group, Selfridge AFB, Michigan
John D. Jennett
John D. Jennett Class of 1987
Army, 20+ Years
Enlisted in October 1987. Served in Hawaii, Germany, Fort Riley, KS, Korea, Fort Campbell, KY, Fort Sill OK, Recruiting Detail in Merrilleville Indiana, Deployed to Operation Iraqi Freedom 2003-2004 and 2007-2009
Major Gordon Boyd
Major Gordon Boyd Class of 1982
Air Force, 20+ Years
Gordon has made a career in the Air Force. He was last known being stationed in Colorado and was in charge of satalites. We are not surprized by his success and our class is very proud of him.
Michael fellows
Michael fellows Class of 2001
Air Force, 7 Years
Currently active duty stationed at Malmstrom AFB, MT
Robert Berggren
Robert Berggren Class of 1965
Army, 2 Years
1969-1971, Viet Nam SGT E5, 2 bronze stars, 2 Army commendation medals, Air Metal 1st Cavalry, Bien Hoa
Robert J. Sutton
Robert J. Sutton Class of 1989
Marine Corps, 18 Years
He is a SSgt working as a Senior Military Police Instructor. He is currently stationed at Fort Leonardwood, MO.
Robert J. Sutton
Robert J. Sutton Class of 1989
Marine Corps, 20+ Years
SSgt Robert J. Sutton is retired out of the Marine Corps. His career was rewarding as a military policeman and later as a Senior Instructor at Ft. Leonard Wood in Missouri. He currently resides in Rockledge, Florida with his wife and four children. His plans for the future include using the G.I Bill and going to college for a teaching degree.
Sara Mann (Babcock)
Sara Mann (Babcock) Class of 1999
Army, 3 Years
PATRIOT Missile Operator/Maintainer. Stationed at Ft. Bliss, TX. Served in Operation Enduring Freedom (2003)
Scott Boyd
Scott Boyd Class of 1984
Coast Guard, 20+ Years
Scott is currently serving on Active Duty is Seattle WA. He is serving as the Chief of the Servicing Personnel Office at CG Sector Seattle.
Sfc Shawn Diaz
Sfc Shawn Diaz Class of 1994
Army, 8 Years
Honorable Discharge Served overseas in Afghanistan with the 2/20th Special Forces Group

Classmates Spotlight

Newaygo High School Classmates

Carrie Baldus
Class of '89

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