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

Honored Military Alumni

Dan Michels
Dan Michels Class of 1983
Army, 20+ Years
Served 2 tours to South Korea, 1 tour to Iraq during the Gulf War, and 1 tour to Iraq during Operation Iraqi Freedom!
David Carlile
David Carlile Class of 1993
Army, 14 Years
Serves as an Air Defense Artillery Officer, has served in Germany, Texas, Iraq, Hawaii and is heading to 101st next summer.
Jacob Papini
Jacob Papini Class of 1998
Air Force, 6 Years
AFSC 2A353A Tactical Aircraft Maintence. I was a crew chief (jet mechaniic) on F-15E models. Participated in Operation Southern Watch, Operation Anaconda, Operation Enduring Freedom, and Operation Iraqui Feedom. Honorably discharged after six year enlistment at pay grade of E-5 Staff Seargant.
john descamps
john descamps Class of 1984
Air Force, 20+ Years
ICBM maintainer
Marvin Nicholson
Marvin Nicholson Class of 1974
Navy, 5 Years
Served aboard naval war ships and in Keflavik Iceland
Marvin Nicholson
Marvin Nicholson Class of 1974
Navy, 5 Years
Michael Foutch
Michael Foutch Class of 1986
Navy, 20+ Years
Highlight of career was as the public affairs officer for the Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy in Washington, DC. Ultimately served nearly 10 years in DC, including time at the Pentagon. Also served in Bosnia, Iceland, Puerto Rico, San Diego, Norfolk, Philadelphia and Newfoundland.
mike descamps
mike descamps Class of 1982
National Guard, 15 Years
he's still in. grade of E-7 Master Sgt. hold position of 1st Sergeant. been to Iraq, Afghanistan and Saudia Arabis. C-130 mechanic
Mike Eckhart
Mike Eckhart Class of 1984
Army, 5 Years
Served in Desert Storm
Robert Zeug
Robert Zeug Class of 1985
Navy, 3 Years
Served aboard the USS Constellation during OEF.
Russ Smith
Russ Smith Class of 1976
Air Force, 18 Years
Served overseas for over 10 years. Participated in the Gulf War. Took early retirement in 1994.

Classmates Spotlight

Orion High School Classmates

Jennifer Stafford
Class of '79

Alumni Stories

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School News


Stooges Saloon in Orion will donate their banquet hall for all Orion Alumni Class Reunions. Contact Kim @ 309-526-3050!
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