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

Honored Military Alumni

Arthur  D. Yliniemi
Arthur D. Yliniemi Class of 1964
Army, 20+ Years
Retired LTC served 29 plus years U. S.Army & Mn. National Guard
Bob Brown
Bob Brown Class of 1962
Navy, 4 Years
Aerographer's mate second class Boot camp San Diego Aerography school Lakehurst, NJ NAAS Saufley Field Pensacola, FL Project SHAD Pearl Harbor HI
Brian Carter
Brian Carter Class of 1988
Air Force, 20+ Years
Aircraft Refueling Maint mechanic, I just retired from Whiteman AFB, MO with 21 years with 2 tours in Iraq.
david norcross
david norcross Class of 1969
Air Force, 5 Years
SSGT Air mobility medical unit. Many experiences good and bad. The best decision I have ever made in my life was to join the Military.
Dean J Ricker
Dean J Ricker Class of 1945
Air Force, 2 Years
Basic Training Shepherd Field, TX. Stationed in Scottfield, IL
Eric Schmid
Eric Schmid Class of 1997
Army, 2 Years
1 Tour to Iraq
Faith Fix
Faith Fix Class of 1997
Air Force, 12 Years
I currently do inspections on military bases. I am currently in South Korea.
Fredric-frank Myers
Fredric-frank Myers Class of 1957
Navy, 7 Years
3 years MN. Nat. Guard ('54-'57) U.S. Navy 1957-1961
Fredric-frank Myers/artist
Fredric-frank Myers/artist Class of 1957
Navy, 4 Years
also 3 years in guards, 1954-1957
Gerald Bertrand
Gerald Bertrand Class of 1975
National Guard, 20+ Years
I Joined the Minnesota National Guard 26 July 1977. I work full time at Camp Ripley since Jan 1987 in the maintance supply field Active duty from Jnauary 1981 until October 1986 Germany Fort Carson Colorado Fargo MEPS Part 1/34 BCT deployment to IRAQ Sep 2005 until July 2007
James W. Fuhr
James W. Fuhr Class of 1965
Air Force, 20+ Years
Active duty Air Force and Minn. Air National Guard
Ken Ullery
Ken Ullery Class of 1971
Navy, 3 Years
Served aboard the USS Camden (ammunition and supply ship) in the western Pacific.
Larry Buck
Larry Buck Class of 1979
Air Force, 20+ Years
Retired from active duty after 23 years.
Michael Helm
Michael Helm Class of 1988
Air Force, 19 Years
Currently I am a Production Super in one of the F-16 units here at Luke AFB.
Stephen Peterson
Stephen Peterson Class of 1970
Air Force, 20+ Years
Retired MSgt serving 20+ years in Europe (Greece, Germany, Italy, Turkey, Spain, and England) as an Intelligence Analyst.
Steve Gravdahl
Steve Gravdahl Class of 1968
Army, 2 Years
Air Defense Artillery stationed in Germany
Thomas Ripley
Thomas Ripley Class of 1975
Army, 20+ Years
Maintenance Technician, Maintenance Control Supervisor

Classmates Spotlight

Park Rapids High School Classmates

Mike Long
Class of '70

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