Platteville High School Alumni

Platteville, Wisconsin (WI)

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!

Lost Class Rings

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Honored Military Alumni

Bob Campbell
Bob Campbell
Class of 1980
Army, 20+ Years

Lt. Colonel Robert K. Campbell retired from the Army in June of 2006 after 21 years of service. At the time of his retirement, Campbell was an investigator and subject matter expert for the Department of the Army Inspector General.
CeCe Williams
CeCe Williams
Class of 1964
Army, 4 Years

Personnel Actions Spec. Ft. Jackson for boot camp and AIT. Fort Dix. then Weurzburg, FRG, and then finally the Letterman Army Hospital, at the Presidio of San Francisco. What a wild ride it was for those four years. Went in when I was 30 years old, and beat the pants off some of those 18 year olds in boot. Yahoo.
David Curtis Willkomm
David Curtis Willkomm
Class of 1968
Army, 3 Years

Served as Unit Supply Sergeant @ 6th Army HQ ,Presidio, San Fran. Special Troops - Chu Lau Vietnam 14th Arty. - Americal Inf Div. & Nurnberg West Germany 7th Army Maint. Unit.
David Grimes
David Grimes
Class of 1988
Air Force, 19 Years

tSgt. David Grimes has served in the U.S. Air Force since leaving high school and has risen to rank of tSgt. tSgt. Grimes has served his country honorably for nearly 20 years, most of it overseas. tSgt. is currently serving in Iraq.
eric fatzinger
eric fatzinger
Class of 1979
Army, 20+ Years

Army Intelligence
jerry wiegel
jerry wiegel
Class of 1987
Army, 9 Years

Infranty 3/5 cav Black Knights germany
John Kastner , Jr
John Kastner , Jr
Class of 1968
Army, 2 Years

Award Purple Heart, Wouned in Viet Nam
Deceased 2014- Due to Agent Orange
Kathy Ramsay Jeffrey
Kathy Ramsay Jeffrey
Class of 1973
Marine Corps, 4 Years

Served as a combat journalist/photographer in Okinawa, Japan, and Camp Pendleton, Calif. Received three DOD and 12 Marine Corps awards for outstanding journalism. Signed up with Colorado Army National Guard and was activated for Desert Storm where coordinated training of civilian media teams for deployment to the Mideast.
Kim Cairy
Kim Cairy
Class of 1972
National Guard, 20+ Years

Commissioned 2LT UW-Platteville ROTC 1977. Served 25 years WIARNG. Retired in 2002 as a LTC in the Wisconsin National Guard as Deputy Commander 64th Troop Command. Served in Wisconsin, California, Virginia, and Germany.
Maynard  Kastner
Maynard Kastner
Class of 1969
Navy, 17 Years

Disable Veteran
Living In Virginia Beach, Virginia
michael j cairy
michael j cairy
Class of 1967
Air Force, 20+ Years

Environmental health/veterinary services. Retired 1987
Randy  Merkes
Randy Merkes
Class of 1982
Army, 20+ Years

Randy served for 20 years in the Army. He performed many different types of jobs through out his career. Randy is still serving as an Army Civilian in Korea.
Randy Merkes
Randy Merkes
Class of 1982
Army, 20+ Years

Served for 20 years on active duty then retired and is now working as an Army Civilian. Randy did many different types of jobs in the Army. He drove for generals, served with artilery, was in the infantry and aviation. His final station Randy was involved with logistical suport as well as information management. This is where he got his skills in the IT area which benefited him to get into the government service.
Rob Miles
Rob Miles
Class of 1982
Army Reserves, 10 Years

Served 10 years in the Army Reserve assigned as the Assistant Operations Officer for the 467th Medical Detachment. Served in Operation Desert Storm . Currently resides in Monroe and is the Mental Health Supervisor for Green County Human Services.
Tom Stecklein
Tom Stecklein
Class of 1974
Army, 8 Years

4 years in armor, 3 years as a Drill Sergeant,1 as Drill instructor at the Academy

Classmates Spotlight

Platteville High School Classmates

Kathy Mcfall
Class of '69

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School News

Heather Pick Dies ('88)

Heather Pick

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Heather Pick, a Columbus TV news anchor who waged a long and pub...
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Our Platteville 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 Platteville High School Military to know that they are loved and appreciated. All of us in Platteville are proud of our military alumni and want to thank them for risking their lives to protect our country!