Oregon High School Alumni

Oregon, Illinois (IL)

Military Alumni

Military 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

Andy Raun
Andy Raun
Class of 2001
Navy, 1 Years

Andy Is Serving in Japan for 4 years
Brian Schwartz
Brian Schwartz
Class of 1993
Air Force, 10 Years

United States Air Force
Donald E. Berger
Donald E. Berger
Class of 1950
Air Force, 4 Years

Served in the Stategic Air Command during Korean Conflict. Spent two years on Guam and various bases in the States.
Gary Zimbelman, Jr.
Gary Zimbelman, Jr.
Class of 1987
Air Force, 20+ Years

Personnelist
Glenn H. Huffman, Jrf
Glenn H. Huffman, Jrf
Class of 1951
Air Force, 4 Years

Entered the service June 12, 1951, Completed Basic and Tech School and the served in Korea from Dec 24, 1951 until Dec 17, 1952. Returned to stateside and served in the Strategic Air Command at El Paso,TX. until June 11, 1955. TDY duty to Guam Feb to Aug, 1954.
Jan Teasdale
Jan Teasdale
Class of 1978
Air Force, 4 Years

- Lackman AFB in San Antonio or 24 months - San Vito AB in Brinidisi, Italy for 18 months - Carswell AFB in Forth Worth for six months
Jim Lauer
Jim Lauer
Class of 1987
Air Force, 7 Years

Avionics Techniciam on F-111 planes
Josh Jameson
Josh Jameson
Class of 1998
Air Force, 19 Years

Cyber System Operator
Kelly Ward
Kelly Ward
Class of 2002
Army, 4 Years

Belonged to the 1-25the Infantry Divison at Schoffield Barracks, Hawaii. Served in Iraq for Operation Iraq Freedom
Kim (Pederson) Grewe
Kim (Pederson) Grewe
Class of 1991
Air Force, 16 Years

Still serving and lovin' it!!
Kimberly Ortgiesen
Kimberly Ortgiesen
Class of 2003
Navy, 3 Years

Served as military police in the United States Navy for three years. Stationed overseas the whole time in Japan and Diego Garcia.
Mackay, Steve
Mackay, Steve
Class of 1978
Army, 20+ Years

Pershing Intermediate Range Nuclear Missile, PATRIOT Air Defense Missile System. Ft. Sill, OK, Germany, Ft Bliss TX, Kuwait, Korea, Cape Canaveral FL.
Mark Maxwell
Mark Maxwell
Class of 1996
Navy, 12 Years

Boatswains Mate First Class. Served on the USS Arctic, USS Shreveport and stationed at Naval Weapons Station Charleston in South Carolina. Currently attached to MESRON 4, :Boat Detachment 411 deployed to Kuwait.
Marvin Hollaway
Marvin Hollaway
Class of 1978
Air Force, 10 Years

Served in Saudi Arabia during Desert Storm & Desert Shield.
Marvin Hollaway
Marvin Hollaway
Class of 1978
Air Force, 10 Years

Supervisor of Avionics, Guidance, & Control Shop at George AFB. Rank E-5. Served 10 months in Bahrain during Desert Storm in 1991 - 1992.
Michael E Lauer
Michael E Lauer
Class of 1963
Army, 3 Years

Served just outside of Paris France and Munich Germany
Mike Johnson
Mike Johnson
Class of 1974
Navy, 20+ Years

Served from 1974 - 1994 mostly as a machinist repairing diesel and nuclear class submarines. Spent 12-months on Antarctica (Oct 82 - Oct 83) at McMurdo Station supporting the National Science Foundation activities exploring the continent. 6-months of this time was in isolation during the winter months with 87 other soles. An experience of a life-time for sure.
Nicholas Smith
Nicholas Smith
Class of 2006
Army, 3 Years

Currently serving in the Illinois Army National Guard and also completing ROTC training at Western Illinois University to earn a commission as a Second Lieutenant.
Richard Maddern
Richard Maddern
Class of 1965
Army, 8 Years

11Bravo served at Ft. Sam Houston, San Antonio, Texas, 1970-72 active and Reserve through 78 with 321st Civil Affairs Unit.
Roger Bethke
Roger Bethke
Class of 1963
Army, 20+ Years

served 21 years and retired in 1986. Overseas assignments include; Korea, Kiribati, thailand, Panama, Japan while stateside posts include Ft. Monmouth, Ft Huachuca, and White Sands Missile Range and Ft shafter.

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Oregon High School Classmates

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Class of '60

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