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

Albert Van Dyke
Albert Van Dyke
Class of 1966
Navy, 4 Years

Communication Technician 2nd class. Pensacola, FL; Edzell, Scotland; Guam
Bob Aldrich
Bob Aldrich
Class of 1971
Navy, 20+ Years

Seabee 1972 to 1993
Brian Davis
Brian Davis
Class of 1968
Navy, 2 Years

Deep Submergence Systems Project Technical Office, SubSupFac, San Diego, CA
Submarine Development Group One, SubSupFac, San Diego, CA
1969-1971
Bruce Doxtator
Bruce Doxtator
Class of 1979
Army, 20+ Years

21 years of service in the Army
Chet  Gallup
Chet Gallup
Class of 1967
Navy, 6 Years

Fire control tech. "A" & "C" school. Mare Is. Calif and Great Lakes, IL Served aboard USS Coral Sea (CVA-43).
Darrell Plough
Darrell Plough
Class of 1966
Army, 2 Years

Sgt, Viet Nam, 9th infantry Div.
David Bowden
David Bowden
Class of 1986
Navy, 4 Years

USS Forestal (CV)-59
David Yeo
David Yeo
Class of 1998
Army, 7 Years

Black Hawk crewchief. Served in Ft Hood, TX, Hawaii and Ft Drum, NY. Deployments to Kosovo, Bosnia and Afghanistan.
Dennis Jokela
Dennis Jokela
Class of 1973
Navy, 4 Years

Aviation Electrician ~ flight deck troubleshooter
Decorations for Vietnam and Cambodia
2nd class Petty Officer
Dennis Jokela
Dennis Jokela
Class of 1973
Navy, 4 Years

Vietnam & Cambodia
Desmond Morgan
Desmond Morgan
Class of 1994
Marine Corps, 9 Years

U.S. Naval Academy grad. Communications officer with deployments to Iraq and Horn of Africa
HAROLD NUTTER
HAROLD NUTTER
Class of 1991
Army, 3 Years

M1A1 TANK CREW MEMBER
Harold Nutter
Harold Nutter
Class of 1991
Army, 4 Years

M1A1 Tank Crew Member
Kenneth Visscher
Kenneth Visscher
Class of 1976
Navy, 6 Years

Electronics Technician "A" School 1977
Instructor Electronics Technician School 1977-1980
USS Aquila PHM-4 1980-1982
kyle walker
kyle walker
Class of 1994
National Guard, 8 Years

Apache Driver
Lori Truax
Lori Truax
Class of 1990
Air Force, 9 Years

Staff Sgt. Surgical Service Technician
Lori Truax
Lori Truax
Class of 1990
Air Force, 9 Years

Surgical Tech
Mark Hoekstra
Mark Hoekstra
Class of 1972
Navy, 11 Years

USNA graduate ~ Class of 1976
Nuclear Power ~ Surface Warfare
USS Eisenhower
USS Mississippi
Teacher ~ ROTC Purdue University
Matthew Worden
Matthew Worden
Class of 2001
Air Force, 7 Years

United States Air Force
Michael David Root
Michael David Root
Class of 1999
Army, 12 Years

Mike served during 3 tours over seas. Two to Iraq and one to Afghanistan...
Michael Hornev
Michael Hornev
Class of 1983
Marine Corps, 20+ Years

Operation Iraqi Freedom Veteran
Paul Donohue
Paul Donohue
Class of 1977
Navy, 20+ Years

Served 21 years. Engineering Chief.
Richard Cardosa
Richard Cardosa
Class of 1978
Army, 20+ Years

Special Forces Operator, Cobra Attack Pilot
Robert D. Wyman
Robert D. Wyman
Class of 1969
Army, 20+ Years

Soviet/EE Foreign Area Officer, Tac/Strat Intelligence Officer, Armor/Cavalry Officer, Half of career in Eurasian countries, Russian language, Highlight was four years in British MoD, London.
Sgt. David Rhodes
Sgt. David Rhodes
Class of 1967
Army, 3 Years

101st. Airborne, Vietnam
MP Dog Handler, Okinawa
Provost Marshals office, Detroit Mi
STACEY KYLES
STACEY KYLES
Class of 1984
Army, 6 Years

COMMUNICATION SPECIALIST AND CHEMICAL WAREFARE SPECIALIST
Terry Stratton
Terry Stratton
Class of 1974
Navy, 20+ Years

US Navy Mineman
Terry VanDyke
Terry VanDyke
Class of 1971
Air Force, 4 Years

Weapons Mechanic on the F-4 from 1971 to 1975. Served in Okinawa and Taiwan.
Thomas E. Fisher, Jr
Thomas E. Fisher, Jr
Class of 2006
National Guard, 6 Years

92A
Trajan Centers
Trajan Centers
Class of 2007
Army, 4 Years

13D - Field Artillery Automated Tactical Data System Specialist

Served in support of Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan from January 1'st 2008 until February 24'th 2009, and again from April 19'th 2010 until the end of December 2010.

Classmates Spotlight

Portage Northern High School Classmates

Miranda Roberson
Class of '10

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Portage Northern Baseball Alumni Game

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