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

Honored Military Alumni

Bill Jones
Bill Jones Class of 1995
Army, 6 Years
Billy J. Greene
Billy J. Greene Class of 1982
Army, 20+ Years
As the 1sg for a Surface Maintenance Company after 2 tours in Iraq, I am still hanging in there. Currently stationed at Fort Drum, NY with a part time job as a Turbine Engine Technical Advisor on the M1 Abrahms Tanks
Brian C Painter
Brian C Painter Class of 1960
Air Force, 2 Years
Air Force captain
Conrad "Red" Carr
Conrad "Red" Carr Class of 1975
Navy, 4 Years
Electronics Technician, served on USS Garcia FF-1040
CSM Gerald Robert Beals
CSM Gerald Robert Beals Class of 1971
Army, 20+ Years
Served with a Ranger Company in Ft. Carson, Colorado and at Ft. Lewis Wa. then went to Special Forces for twelve years. I served at many Army installations in the U.S., three years in Panama, served short stints in Asia and the U.S. I went to the first Gulf War and settled down at Ft. Lewis Wa. and after multiple injuries and one wound I finally retired at Ft. Lewis, Wa.
Daryl Aden Watson
Daryl Aden Watson Class of 1964
Air Force, 16 Years
Army 2 1/2 years Fort Benning Georgia, Ft. Lee Virginia, 9 months Kaiserslautern Germany, 1 years 2 months Danang Vietnam. US Air Force 1972-1986 72-73 Hamilton Air Force Base CA 73-75 Camp Darby Italy 75 Utapo Thailand 75-76 Okinawa 76 Osan AB Korea 76-78 McDill AFB FL 78-83 Clark AB Philippines 83-86 Tyndall AFB FL
First Sergeant Klayton Hayes, US Army, Retired
First Sergeant Klayton Hayes, US Army, Retired Class of 1969
Army, 20+ Years
The heritage of The US Army is not bushwhacking, it is “buck-n-ball” and bayonets and the solid brass nads to use them. Since 1775, “This We Will Defend”
george hanselman
george hanselman Class of 1960
Army, 3 Years
Hank Hott
Hank Hott Class of 1971
Air Force, 6 Years
Firefighter & wrestled for the Air Force for 2 1/2 years while in Europe.
Johnnie Wright
Johnnie Wright Class of 1991
Navy, 20+ Years
U.S. Navy Seabees
Joy Starjak Algate
Joy Starjak Algate Class of 1973
Air Force, 20+ Years
Served 24 years in the Air Force. Stationed at Randolph AFB TX, Bitburg AB, Germany, Lackland AFB, TX, Gunter AFS AL, Incirlik AB Turkey. Retired as an E8 from Logistics career field.
Kerry Abell
Kerry Abell Class of 1989
Air Force, 4 Years
A crew chief on the B-1 bomber.
Lance Carr
Lance Carr Class of 1982
Air Force, 20+ Years
Retired from Active Duty in 2005. Still working for a Department of Defense Combat Support Agency (National Geospatial-Intelligency Agency) where I test computer software.
Larry Taggart
Larry Taggart Class of 1968
Army, 4 Years
Stationed at Monterey, CA foreign language school. Stationed at The Pentagon, Arlington, VA
melissa nelson
melissa nelson Class of 2007
Army, 1 Years
human resources specialist
Paul "Skip" Opp
Paul "Skip" Opp Class of 1989
Air Force, 12 Years
Currently working Test and Development for the MQ-1 "Predator" and MQ-9 "Reaper Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS).
Paul Thomason
Paul Thomason Class of 1980
Navy, 20+ Years
Naval Airforce
Richard F Feldberg
Richard F Feldberg Class of 1967
Air Force, 4 Years
Morse intercept operator. Served in Okinawa, Vietnam and Crete
Ronald G Hickey Sr
Ronald G Hickey Sr Class of 1966
Army, 2 Years
Vietnam Veteran Rifleman ACo. 1/12th 4th Infantry Diviion 5th Infantry Division (Mech)
Ronald G. Hickey Sr
Ronald G. Hickey Sr Class of 1966
Army, 2 Years
Vietnam Veteran - Rifleman ACo. 1/12th 4th Infantry Division II Corp 5th Infantry Division (Mech) I Corp 1970-71

Classmates Spotlight

Ottawa Township High School Classmates

Mindy Nixon
Class of '97

Alumni Stories

Read and submit stories about our classmates from Ottawa Township High School, post achievements and news about our alumni, and post photos of our fellow Pirates.

School News

Class of l957 55th Reunion - August 17th & 18th, 2012

August 17, 2012, 6 PM at JJ's, 104 W. Main St. Ottawa for Ice Breaker.

August 18, 2012, 5:30 PM at K of...
Read More »