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 New Lothrop High School class ring? Have you found someone's class ring? Visit our Hornets lost class ring page to search for your class ring or post information about a found ring.
Honored Military Alumni
Belkis Slazas (Roberson) Class of 1979
Army, 20+ Years My first job in the Army was a Military Policemen. Served three and a half years then went to school to become a Parachute Rigger. Was stationed at Ft.Bragg, NC all but one year where I was stationed in Pusan Korea. Went to the first golf war and Iraq. Met the love of my life while in Iraq. We have 5 kids between us and will soon be grandparents.
Bill Dignan Class of 1982
Navy, 16 Years 8 years in the Navy and 8 years in the Coast Guard. After graduation I enlisted in the U.S. Navy. My first assignment was in Jacksonville Florida, to the VA-105 (Gunslingers). We were a light attack aircraft bomber squadron. We were deployed on 9 month around the world cruise on the brand new aircraft carrier CVN-70 Carl Vinson. I worked the flight deck as a plane captain on the A-7E Light attack bomber. We visited seveal ports. France, Kenya Africa, Australia, Philippine Islands, korea, Hong Kong,Japan. We then deployed to Puerto Rico. Then replace a Marine Corp squadron in Iwakuna Japan, Back to Philippine Islands, then to Okanawa Japan. Then 4 month on the aircraft carrier, USS Forrestal. I then Tranferred to the Naval aircraft Test Center in Patuxent River, MD. I was assigned to work on the new Navy helicopter prototypes. I worked on 4 different models of aircraft. I worked on the sonar dipping sonar used to detect submarines. After 4 years I recieved orders to Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. I was also working on the Coast Guard Helicopter. The Coast Guard approached me and asked me to come in the Coast Guard and get them up to speed on the aircraft. I gave up my orders to Cuba and enlisted in the Guard. I went to Mobile Alabama Coast Guard Aircraft Training center. I got my flight wings and became a rescue crewman. After training that station I was sent to Kodiak Alaska to train them. I performed many rescues as seen on "Deadliest Catch " the crab fisherman in Alaska. I then transferred to Cape cod and retired from there. I moved back to Grand Haven, Michigan (Coast Guard City, USA). I worked for a furniture company called Herman Miller as a computer network toubleshooter. After 7 years I decided to enjoy my retirement. I have 2 sons. 23 and 20. One is a chef, the other is training to be a body guard. I have a Jack Russel terrier I got from the rescue shelter 4 years ago.
Carl Brodock Class of 1981
Air Force, 4 Years Avionics Navigation System Specialist
Donald Hewitt Class of 1986
Marine Corps, 3 Years 2nd Mar Div
Donald T. Hewitt Jr. Class of 1986
Marine Corps, 3 Years Don work as a machinist, in the corp. He is a floor supervisor for a casino in south western Michigan. He is married and has 2 daughters. 14 and 7
Joseph Toma Class of 2001
National Guard, 6 Years Served as a member of the 144th Military Police Company out of Owosso Michigan. I was responsible for setting up and maintaining the communication networks and equipment for the unit. Deployed twice: Operation Noble Eagle, Hurricane Katrina. Guarded the Pentagon for a year during Operation Noble Eagle. Provided support to local law enforcement by enforcing curfew at night and guarding Red Cross distribution points during the day.
Kyle Wayne Miller Class of 2006
Air Force, 2 Years Currently stationed at Whiteman AFB, MO. In his second year of duty.
Randy Roach Class of 1988
Army, 17 Years At 17yrs and counting. Did a hitch on active duty and was stationed in Darmstadt, Germany as a 31M(multi-channel communications). Had a break in service and joined the Florida National Guard as a 31M. After a few years changed to 14M( Man Portable Air Defense System Crewmember) and then 14S (Avenger Crewmember). I joined the Michigan National Guard and converted to 92Y (Unit Supply) and joined the Active Guard. I have been called up for Hurricane Katrina and Operation Iraqi Freedom. Upon my return from my deployment I took yet another job as a 21B (Combat Engineer).
Robert Ouellette Class of 1986
Air Force, 10 Years Spent 10 years in the Air Force as a Secure Communications Technician (Cryptographic Equipment and Computer Maintenance). 8 years served in Oklahoma assigned to the 3rd Combat Communications Squadron and 2 years in Colorado assigned to Air Force Space Command.
Ronald Glen Hewitt Class of 1988
Army, 8 Years Ron was a Medic in the Army and when he got out of the regular Army he was in the Reserves. He continued his Medic status there. He is now a corrections officer. Has been for 11 years now. He is married and has 2 daughters. 7 and 5
Sandra Deneen Class of 1982
Army, 7 Years Station at Fort Jackson, Ft Gorden, and Ansbach Germany.
Sean Ivan Class of 1988
Army, 3 Years Sean was a medic in the 10th Mountain Division.
TIMOYHY J MCGILLEN II Class of 1989
Marine Corps, 4 Years COMBAT ENGINEER
Zachary Pinchock Class of 2000
Army, 10 Years Sgt. Pinchock has been on three tours of duty and is going to be leaving on his fourth tour this fall.
Read and submit stories about our classmates from New Lothrop High School, post achievements and news about our alumni, and post photos of our fellow Hornets.
Do you have any news to share? Keep our classmates informed on news and current events! Please post all reunion information in the reunion area.