Peninsula High School Alumni

Gig Harbor, Washington (WA)

Military Alumni

Military High School 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

Allen Roby
Allen Roby
Class of 1972
Air Force, 20+ Years

Served as a military intelligence officer in various Air Force and joint assignments. Served on the Strategic Air Command's "Looking Glass" airborne command post, deployed with the Navy during Desert Shield/Desert Storm, deployed with the Army for Operation Just Cause in Panama, and was the Vice Director of Intelligence at NORAD in the wake of the attacks on 9/11. I met my wonderful wife while we were both stationed in Mtn. Home Idaho and we have two successful children and one granddaughter. I still work in intelligence, primarily supporting Air Force operations.
Cameron Schwartz
Cameron Schwartz
Class of 2003
Navy, 5 Years

Corspman/optician
Clifford Schmilski Meidlein
Clifford Schmilski Meidlein
Class of 1974
Air Force, 20+ Years

Stationed in California, North Dakota, Georgia, Washington, Alaska, Korea and Sicily.
Gerald "Jerry" Smith
Gerald "Jerry" Smith
Class of 1960
Coast Guard, 20+ Years

Spent my career in Finance & Supply. Was a member of the Icebreaker Northwind when we went over the top from Seattle to Greenland in 1965. Spent 14 months in Da Nang and the latter part of my career managing Military Clubs.
Joe Smarr
Joe Smarr
Class of 1996
Air Force, 15 Years

C-17 Loadmaster
Larry "Pat" Foster
Larry "Pat" Foster
Class of 1975
Air Force, 20+ Years

1975 - 1979 US Navy USS Kitty Hawk
1979 - 1981 US Navy Reserve USS Bluebird
1983 -1986 US Air Force Reserve McChord AFB
1986 - 2001 US Air Force Active duty McChord AFB, Wa, Sheppard AFB, Texas
Linda Diane Worthy (Benson)
Linda Diane Worthy (Benson)
Class of 1975
Navy, 7 Years

Stationed in San Diego and then 4 years of the birthplace of the winds - Adak, Alaska. Loved every minute!
Mark Nesselrode
Mark Nesselrode
Class of 1972
Navy, 20+ Years

After graduating from the US Naval Academy, spent 30 years as a Surface Warfare officer qualified in Nuclear Power. Eight tours at sea including command of a destroyer and cruiser as well as serving as Engineer Officer aboard the carrier ENTERPRISE. Involved in all 3 conflicts in the Persian Gulf and nearly every crisis between 1978 and 2003. Also had command at a shore command certifying deploying ships and staffs.
Mark Nesselrode
Mark Nesselrode
Class of 1972
Navy, 20+ Years

After graduating from the US Naval Academy, spent 30 years as a Surface Warfare officer qualified in Nuclear Power. Eight tours at sea including command of a destroyer and cruiser as well as serving as Engineer Officer aboard the carrier ENTERPRISE. Involved in all 3 conflicts in the Persian Gulf and nearly every crisis between 1978 and 2003. Also had command at a shore command certifying deploying ships and staffs.
Neil F Mayes
Neil F Mayes
Class of 1960
Army, 2 Years

Drafted Dec 1963. Basic Training at Ft. Ord. Radar School at Ft. Monmouth, NJ, graduated top in class and second overall of the class series. Stationed at Ft. Bragg, NC with the 589th Signal Company. Deployed to the Dominican Republic by C-130 during the U.S. intervention into their civil war. Remained there for 6 months in tents eating C-Rations for 3 months. ETS'd on Thanksgiving Day 1965.
Peter Richards
Peter Richards
Class of 1965
Army, 2 Years

Served from 1966 to 1968
Fort Ord for Basic Training
Fort Polk for Jungle warfare training Light Weapons Infantry
Served in Vietnam 1967-1968
Rebecca Van Glubt Marley
Rebecca Van Glubt Marley
Class of 1973
Navy, 20+ Years

Norfolk, VA; Naples, Italy; Cutler, ME; Port Hueneme, CA; Christchurch, New Zealand; McMurdo Station, Antarctica; Bangor, WA
Robert H Botnen
Robert H Botnen
Class of 1962
Army, 7 Years

Drafted 1966, served 7 1/2 yrs, 2 trips to Nam as a chopper pilot. Basic Ft Ord, Ca. Basic Tng XO Ft Bliss, Tx 1967, Flight school 1968.
Robert Rasmussen
Robert Rasmussen
Class of 1987
Marine Corps, 4 Years

Infantry Combat Squad Leader Operation Desert Storm
Shawn Caskin
Shawn Caskin
Class of 1987
Army, 20+ Years

Still serving in the U.S. Army.
shawn caskin
shawn caskin
Class of 1987
Army, 20+ Years

Finishing up my career, ready to start a new one.
Steve Petersen
Steve Petersen
Class of 1987
Navy, 20+ Years

Joined the U.S. Navy upon graduation and continues to serve his country in the Navy today.
Steven Koon II
Steven Koon II
Class of 1998
Marine Corps, 8 Years

Marine Corps Scout/Sniper

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Peninsula High School Classmates

Karolyn Kooley
Class of '71

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