Military Alumni

Military 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

andrew chad pearson
andrew chad pearson Class of 1992
Navy, 14 Years
Currently serving aboard the USS Boxer LHD-4 out of San Diego California. Ist Class Petty Officer. Been in Desert Storm .
Anthony P Bannister
Anthony P Bannister Class of 1992
Navy, 10 Years
Supply Corps Officer currently serving in Pensacola, FL at Navy Recruiting Orientation Unit, Navy Recruiting Command.
Bill Haselow
Bill Haselow Class of 1975
Navy Reserves, 4 Years
4 years active as Flight Surgeon, USMC, MAG-31. 10 years in reserves.
Brian Vanderberg
Brian Vanderberg Class of 1986
Army, 8 Years
OH-58D Aeroscout Pilot
Charnita M Simmonds
Charnita M Simmonds Class of 2000
Army, 11 Years
Combat Veteran (OIF, OEF), Retired under honorable discharge
Chuck Luley
Chuck Luley Class of 1963
Army, 4 Years
Commission 2LT from Western Michigan University ROTC. Branch was Army Chemical Corps. Taught at 6th US Army Chemical School in Ft. Lewis, WA. Spent one year in Vietnam as maintenance platoon leader repairing mechanized flame throwers plus was operations officer for 1st Division equipment transfer to ARVN. Last duty station was Ft. Hood, TX in S-3 operations. Left the army as Captain.
Cory Herriges
Cory Herriges Class of 2002
Army, 6 Years
Currently stationed at Fort Rucker Alabama, with Wife and 2 children. Served 2 .. 1 year tours in Iraq.
David Roberts
David Roberts Class of 1960
Air Force, 4 Years
Air traffic controller at Lakenheath AFB, England, Nouasseur AFB, Morocco and Hamilton AFB, CA.
Donald (Don) Rawlinson
Donald (Don) Rawlinson Class of 1964
Army, 4 Years
Helicopter Pilot deployed 1967, A Co. 4th Aviation Bn, 4th Infantry Division, Callsign Blackjack, Army 1965-1969, Life Member of the Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Association, Combat Helicopters Pilots Association, Distinguished Flying Cross Society, VFW, American Legion, DAV, Military Order of the Purple Heart
Doug Pandol
Doug Pandol Class of 1980
Army, 20+ Years
U.S. Army Special Operations
douglas dowell
douglas dowell Class of 1961
Air Force, 7 Years
airborn radio operator
Douglas Pandol
Douglas Pandol Class of 1980
Army, 20+ Years
U.S. Army Special Operations
HM1 Jennifer Whitmore "Schluter"
HM1 Jennifer Whitmore "Schluter" Class of 1995
Navy, 9 Years
Proudly served 9 years and loved every moment. Stationed from Naval Hospital Yokosuka, Japan, to time served with the Marines of 2nd Medical Batallion, 2FSSG, to instructing at Aerospace Medical Tech School on NAS Pensacola, FL.
James Burdette
James Burdette Class of 1967
Navy, 6 Years
Member of VFW and American Leigon
James Stafford
James Stafford Class of 1963
Army, 3 Years
Map Compiling Instructor, Member of Fort Belvoir Drill Team.
Jeff Schwartz
Jeff Schwartz Class of 1967
Navy, 4 Years
Amphibious Navy
Jeremy Salerno
Jeremy Salerno Class of 2005
Navy, 1 Years
Jim Burdette
Jim Burdette Class of 1967
Navy, 8 Years
Member of the VFW & American Leigon
John M. Wilson
John M. Wilson Class of 2000
Air Force, 6 Years
Security Forces (Military Police) at Battle Creek Air National Guard Base.
John Paul Meints
John Paul Meints Class of 1988
Navy, 4 Years
Airman .Combat Veteran - Desert Shield/ Desert Storm Licensed Electrician

Classmates Spotlight

Portage Central High School Classmates

Michele Maze
Class of '88

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Class of 1985

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