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

Honored Military Alumni

Aaron Thomas
Aaron Thomas Class of 1993
Air Force, 14 Years
Been serving for 14+ years. I have been all over the world. POL
adrian ralstin
adrian ralstin Class of 1941
Navy, 9 Years
ww2and Korea. Air anti-submarine squadron
Bob Mangene
Bob Mangene Class of 1963
Navy, 5 Years
Naval Aviator : Vietnam 2 tours squadron HAL 3
Bradley W. Cohee
Bradley W. Cohee Class of 2000
Army, 3 Years
Indiana National Guard: Deployed to Iraq in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom
Brent Bartholomew
Brent Bartholomew Class of 1971
Army, 3 Years
Brent was a topo surveyor in the 30th Engineer Battalion at Fort Belvoir Virginia. Serving from 10/1972-10/1975. He had assignments in Wisconsin, New York and the western missle sites. Made the rank of E-5.
Brian Hunt
Brian Hunt Class of 1987
Air Force, 20+ Years
Still serving in as a full time employee of the Michigan Air National Guard.
Carl (Gene) Ellis
Carl (Gene) Ellis Class of 1953
Marine Corps, 20+ Years
Communications, Special Security
christopher kirshman
christopher kirshman Class of 1983
Navy, 15 Years
u.s. navy communications
gordon thompson
gordon thompson Class of 1969
Air Force, 4 Years
jet mechanic
Hal Briner
Hal Briner Class of 1987
Army, 8 Years
Driver for Division Command Sergeant Major/Dignitaries/Sergeant Major of the Army/Sergeant Major of the Marine Corp. All 8 in Alaska Communication Specialist
James Jones
James Jones Class of 1967
Air Force, 20+ Years
Personnel tech for Wilford Hall USAF Med Cen; Athens Greece;HQ Mil Pers Center; AFROTC at Purdue Univ. Retired as Msgt after 22 years. Among awards was 3 meritorious service medals
Jason David Miller
Jason David Miller Class of 1999
Army, 7 Years
Senior Intelligence Analyst United States Army Military Intelligence Corps
Jay Ross
Jay Ross Class of 1989
Army, 19 Years
19 yrs of service so far! (3yrs active duty, the rest is reserve with 2 deployments - Bosnia - Iraq) One more deployment to Iraq this fall (2008). Service in Korea, Washington DC, Honduras, Kuwait, right here in Indiana.
Jeremy Keown
Jeremy Keown Class of 2004
Army, 1 Years
Deploying to support American Forces in Operation Iraqi Freedom in 09
Johnny  Pat Gray
Johnny Pat Gray Class of 1963
Navy, 4 Years
Submarine service..
jonny pat gray
jonny pat gray Class of 1963
Navy, 4 Years
submarine service uss halibut
Kenneth Michael Shipman
Kenneth Michael Shipman Class of 1979
Army, 20+ Years
25 years in the Army, working in the missile maintenance and logistics arena. Last 7 years with the 1st Cavalry Division at Ft Hood, TX. Retired in Jan of 2006.....................
Kenneth Weinke
Kenneth Weinke Class of 1944
Army, 2 Years
Fire control Officer, Heavy weapons, artillery. Corregador, Mindoro, Mindinoa Phillipines. Medical Dishcharge August 1946
Kurt James Pogue
Kurt James Pogue Class of 1983
Marine Corps, 8 Years
Military Security, Infantry, Combat Engineer
Leanna Gothard
Leanna Gothard Class of 1972
Army, 6 Years
I was in the Army Security Agency for three years then in active Reserves for a couple years. Served in Germany for two years.

Classmates Spotlight

Peru High School Classmates

April Bennett
Class of '95

Alumni Stories

Read and submit stories about our classmates from Peru High School, post achievements and news about our alumni, and post photos of our fellow Bengal Tigers.

School News

Almost to the finish line!

If all gose well I shall stop teaching May 21,2007
WOW! It has been fun and God has been good to me and my family...
Read More »