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

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Honored Military Alumni

Bob Saurer
Bob Saurer Class of 1965
Air Force, 4 Years
Flew 159 combat missions in se Asia from 1969-1971.
Christopher Henricksen
Christopher Henricksen Class of 1990
Navy, 4 Years
Served aboard the USS Mount Whitney (LCC-20) out of Norfolk, Va. Operations Specialist (OS2).
clay tipton
clay tipton Class of 1988
Marine Corps, 16 Years
Currently stationed in Camp Pendleton California with wife Julie and daughters Bailey and Riley.
David Butler
David Butler Class of 1974
Marine Corps, 20+ Years
Graduated Bootcamp May 1975 Retired May 1995 Served in Desert Storm 1990-1991
David Butler
David Butler Class of 1974
Marine Corps, 20+ Years
Served in the U.S. Marine Corps 21 years Served in Desert Storm
Dennis W. Swerline
Dennis W. Swerline Class of 1965
Air Force, 4 Years
Served 1966-70..Two years Southeast Asia, Thailand and Viet Nam
Doug Mitchell
Doug Mitchell Class of 1975
Navy, 20+ Years
U.S. Naval Academy Class of 1979. Surface Warfare Officer. Persian Gulf War, Desert Storm, Desert Shield, Safe Harbor.
James McHenry
James McHenry Class of 1965
Air Force, 7 Years
Nuclear Weapons Technician Served at Lowry AFB, CO; Goose AB, Labrador, Canada; Ramey AFB, Puerto Rico; Grand Forks AFB, ND; Sandia Base/Kirtland AFB, NM. Discharged as SSGT
Jeffrey A Jones
Jeffrey A Jones Class of 2001
Air Force, 12 Years
AF Active Duty still serving.
John McHenry
John McHenry Class of 1967
Army, 20+ Years
Served in Korea, Honduras, Germany, Netherlands, and in many stations throughout the USA. Retired in 1993.
JOHN R FUGITT Class of 1965
Air Force, 4 Years
Served 1967 to 1971. Aircraft radar navigational systems. Stationed at Biloxi, MS, Lockbourne, OH, Phan Rang, Vietnam, Nellis AFB, Las Vegas NV. Honorable discharge as SGT.
lennie l hall
lennie l hall Class of 1987
Army, 5 Years
2/5 field artillery neu ulm germany
Lois Thomas
Lois Thomas Class of 1985
Air Force, 7 Years
Air Transportation Desert Shield/Desert Storm, Operation Provide Comfort
Mark Beck
Mark Beck Class of 1960
Marine Corps, 2 Years
Sgt. E-5 Vietnam 68/69 100 Percent disabled Agent Orange PTSD
Mark Beck
Mark Beck Class of 1960
Marine Corps, 3 Years
Served 67 to 70 Viet Nam 68, 69 100 0/0 disabled with Agent Orange & PTSD Received Vietnam Cross of Galantry Certificate presented for my work with the Vietnamese people while there
Mark J.Welsh
Mark J.Welsh Class of 1969
Navy, 20+ Years
Six years of service in the Air Force and sixteen years service in the Navy. Served under seven different presidents. Worked in Air Operations and Aircraft Maintenance.
Mark J.Welsh
Mark J.Welsh Class of 1969
Navy, 20+ Years
six years in the Air Force during Viet Nam, sixteen years during the Lybian crisis and the Desert Wars. I served under seven different presidents.
maurica sullivan
maurica sullivan Class of 1986
Army, 5 Years
101st military police
Melissa Sullivan
Melissa Sullivan Class of 2003
Air Force, 7 Years
Presently still serving in the USAF.
Michelle Markley Gibson
Michelle Markley Gibson Class of 1986
Navy, 7 Years
Norfolk, Va Camp Pentolton, CA

Classmates Spotlight

Orrville High School Classmates

Larena Nolan
Class of '05

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