Newport High School Alumni

Newport, Washington (WA)

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!

Lost Class Rings

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

Honored Military Alumni

Adam Burfitt
Adam Burfitt
Class of 1990
Army, 20+ Years

Deployed in 1996 Bosnia; Task Force Regular OEF 2002 Guantanamo Bay, OIF 2003-2004, 2005-2006, 2008-2009
Andrew J. Korbel
Andrew J. Korbel
Class of 1987
Army, 6 Years

Been deployed to OIF and OEF from Vicenza Italy for last 6 years.
Charles (Chuck) Holmes
Charles (Chuck) Holmes
Class of 1965
Army, 20 Years

Served as an Infantryman for 20 Years. 1970 - 1990 Retired 1SG.
Chuck Hall
Chuck Hall
Class of 1966
Navy, 6 Years

4 yrs active duty, (2 yrs Corpus Christi (VT-28), 2 yrs USS Dixie), 1 yr active reserve, 1 yr inactive reserve.
Cody Dietrick
Cody Dietrick
Class of 2006
Coast Guard, 2 Years

Will be three years in march 2010
Darryl Ratcliff
Darryl Ratcliff
Class of 1973
Navy, 5 Years

Operations specialist worked in CIC made 2 WestPacs. saw Fleetwood Mac in Auckland NZ.
H. Duane Larsen
H. Duane Larsen
Class of 1959
Navy, 5 Years

Vietnam Veteran
James Anderson
James Anderson
Class of 1963
Army, 5 Years

Served Mar 1964 thru Jun 1969.served in Ft Belvoir, VA, Germany , Vietnam with 1st Cavalry Div and Ft Lewis, WA Discharged in early July 1969
James Koler
James Koler
Class of 1970
Marine Corps, 3 Years

HMX-1
John Zieske
John Zieske
Class of 1979
Navy, 8 Years

Radioman, Teletype repair, Tech Control
kyle kiehn
kyle kiehn
Class of 1999
Army, 9 Years

I have been deplyed twice to Iraq, and Afghanistan. been in the 82nd Airborne Division working Logistics. getting out in less then 100 days and counting.
Lisa Sullivan (Markwardt)
Lisa Sullivan (Markwardt)
Class of 1989
Army, 17 Years

Army reserves for 17 years with a deployment to Landstuhl Germany
Luke Durham
Luke Durham
Class of 2011
Marine Corps, 1 Years

Active Marine. Headed to Afghanistan in September
Merrill M. Oaks
Merrill M. Oaks
Class of 1958
Army, 2 Years

Served l964-66 Army Ordnance Corp, trained at Aberdeen Proving Grounds, Md. Assigned to Panama Canal Zone, Fort Clayton July, l964-1966. Served in both Ordnance and Air Transportation. Deployed to Dominican Republic during revolution of l965.
michael lindley
michael lindley
Class of 2003
Army, 7 Years

active army-3 1/2 years, army national guard 3 1/2 years. one tour in irqa
Sue Vinson
Sue Vinson
Class of 1969
Army, 5 Years

1971 - 1976
Tom Schirmer
Tom Schirmer
Class of 1971
Air Force Reserves, 6 Years

Crash rescue specialist, Military Band
Tony Rife
Tony Rife
Class of 1978
Coast Guard, 20+ Years

Radioman/Telecommunications Specialist - 8 years active, 14 years reserve - retired reserve in 2001

Classmates Spotlight

Newport High School Classmates

Brian Dietrick
Class of '00

Alumni Stories

High School Alumni Stores

Read and submit stories about our classmates from Newport High School, post achievements and news about our alumni, and post photos of our fellow Grizzlies.

School News

Wiliam A. Looney (Bill)

Bill died last year on 9/11/15. He was 76 years old and a 1957 alum.



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