Ontario High School Alumni

Mansfield, Ohio (OH)

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

Adrion Ronnie Whitaker
Adrion Ronnie Whitaker
Class of 1966
Army, 20+ Years

Retired First Sergeant with over 20 years service. Served on General Staff, as Inspector General, Post Master and Truck Master. Vietnam Era Veteran, one year in Korea and over six in Europe.
Andy Means
Andy Means
Class of 1993
Marine Corps, 4 Years

served 2yrs in okinawa japan and 2yrs in north carolina 93-97
Ben Miller
Ben Miller
Class of 1998
National Guard, 8 Years

Served 7 years Active Duty Air Force and has now joing the Georgia Air National Gaurd. Ben has been accepted into Undergraduate Pilot Training and will attending school in the coming year. He has served 6 tours over seas and has participated in both Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom.
Betsy Ross O'Hail
Betsy Ross O'Hail
Class of 1980
Army, 5 Years

finance specialist
Brent Allen
Brent Allen
Class of 1988
Air Force, 17 Years

Operations Officer in the Air Force and Air National Guard
carl heuberger
carl heuberger
Class of 1972
Navy, 20+ Years

28 years in the navy. Retired and moved to Pueblo Co. Enjoying retirement with Sue my wife of 42 years.
Carl R. Reedy
Carl R. Reedy
Class of 1971
Navy, 20+ Years

U.S. Navy Seabees
Utilitiesman Chief Petty Office Retired 1992
Service Highlights;
Vietnam Vet, Utility Director @ Camp David under Reagan's Administration, Desert Storm Vet, five trips around the world during my 22.5 year career, graduated from The University of Maryland. Married my sweet wife "Katrina" of 17 years.
chris  higgins
chris higgins
Class of 1979
Marine Corps, 6 Years

active service 1980- 1984 based in Hawaii.
reserve 1990-1992
Chris Armbruster
Chris Armbruster
Class of 1990
Air Force, 4 Years

Served at Ramstein AFB, Germany during Desert Storm followed by assignment to Andrews AFB, MD with the 89th Civil Engineering Squadron.
Chris Ashbaugh
Chris Ashbaugh
Class of 2005
Army, 3 Years

Has spend 12 months over seas, currently a paratrooper in fort bragg nc working as a enginner squad leader with between 8 and 10 soldiers under him,
Chris Ball
Chris Ball
Class of 1993
Air Force, 8 Years

Favorite locations served included Germany, Florida, Alaska, New Zealand, and the South Pole.
Chris Van Hesteren
Chris Van Hesteren
Class of 1976
Navy, 20+ Years

Total of 24 years, combined active duty (17 1/2) and reserves. Retiring 2011 as Chief Personnel Specialist. 5 years of sea duty onboard several ships (2 western Pacific cruises); 3 tours overseas: Iceland, Kuwait and Germany.
Chris Van Hesteren
Chris Van Hesteren
Class of 1976
Navy, 20+ Years

Active duty and Reserves.
Craig Caris
Craig Caris
Class of 1973
Air Force, 4 Years

Bombing and navigation computer repair B52 bombers. Castle AFB Atwater. Ca.
Dale Hartzler
Dale Hartzler
Class of 1987
Navy, 4 Years

navigation and communications expert technician with patrol squadron 22 out of Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. Served in Persian Gulf war as a plane captain and avionics technician in Samalia, Kenya, Ethiopia, Kuwait, Oman, and Thailand.
Dave Butler
Dave Butler
Class of 1977
Air Force, 25 Years

Spent 7 1/2 years on active duty at Malmstrom AFB MT and Patrick AFB FL with deployments to Panama and Honduras. 17 1/2 years in the ANG at Mansfield with deployments to Germany, Antartica and the sandbox (Iraq, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia). Retired 2006.
David Rakestraw
David Rakestraw
Class of 1978
Army, 2 Years

Stuttgart Army Airfield, West Germany 1983-1985
Debra Jewell
Debra Jewell
Class of 1973
Air Force, 5 Years

Command and Control
Derek Michael Metzger
Derek Michael Metzger
Class of 2000
Marine Corps, 5 Years

Completed two tours in Iraq during Operation Iraqi Freedom 1 & 2.
Don Willaims
Don Willaims
Class of 1972
Army, 3 Years

Army Security Agency. Served 16 months in Korea. Was in Army Oct. 1974 to Sept. 1977.

Classmates Spotlight

Ontario High School Classmates

Debra Jewell
Class of '73

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School News

Tribute to Roger Copeland

Honoring Roger Copeland
Ontario's First Football Coach
Saturday, August 25, 4:00 pm
Copeland Field...
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Our Ontario 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 Ontario High School Military to know that they are loved and appreciated. All of us in Mansfield are proud of our military alumni and want to thank them for risking their lives to protect our country!