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 Portage Area High School class ring? Have you found someone's class ring? Visit our Mustangs lost class ring page to search for your class ring or post information about a found ring.
Honored Military Alumni
Barry Peterson Class of 1969
Air Force, 20+ Years USAF Flight Medicine
Cheryl (Wilcox) Monroe-Medonich Class of 1970
Navy, 20+ Years 1970 - 2001 (broken service)
Edward Sady Class of 1958
Air Force, 4 Years Served stateside in Texas, Illinois, Virginia. Overseas in Thailand.
Frank Scipione Class of 1950
Army Reserves, 20+ Years Active duty with 82d Abn Div &18th Abn Corps.
Gerald Lynn Hess Class of 1962
Army, 20+ Years Flight Instructor Rotary Wing. Flew Huey's, 1st Cavalry Division in Viet Nam 1968-1969. Served in Fort Rucker, AL for two years and Fort Indiantown Gap, PA for 29 years.
James Plummer Class of 1980
Marine Corps, 11 Years 6Yrs Marine Corps/ 5Yrs Army
James T. Bradley Class of 1959
Air Force, 20+ Years Law enforcement. Security, Missile launch co-ordinator at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Ca. Transfer to Supply, 1971.
Kevin T Hagerich Class of 1976
Army, 20+ Years Enlisted in 1976 and retired as a Major in 2001. Last position was as a Theater Operations Officer for Southwest Asia.
Michael L Evans Class of 1970
Army, 20+ Years MOS was a Military Policeman
Richard Lee Class of 1985
Army, 20+ Years 23 yrs service. stationed at Ft. Bragg NC. 82nd ABN, Camp Carroll Korea. 307 Sig., Ft. Richardson AK 425 ABN. Deployed for (Just Cause) Panama, (Desert Shield/Storm) Saudi Arabia, (Iraqi Freedom) Iraq.
Robert Long Class of 1958
Navy, 4 Years Served at Great Lakes, Il - Boot camp to discharge - Building 1 Settled in northeast Illinois at discharge
Robert Long Class of 1958
Navy, 4 Years Served at Great Lakes, Illinois - Boot camp to discharge - Building 1 - Settled in northeast Il after my Navy time
Roger Azzarello Class of 1960
Air Force, 4 Years Served in Japan, Azores, Guam, Wake Island, Spain and P.I. Stateside- Tex, Ill. And N.J.
TSgt Chad Wagner Class of 1995
Air Force, 13 Years Currently serving as Active Duty Air Force member. Started his service at the following locations; Minot AFB ND, Osan AFB South Korea, Keesler AFB Biloxi MS, Camp Humphreys South Korea, Patrick AFB Cocoa Beach FL, and currently at Sheppard AFB Wichita Falls TX. Deployed to Ali Al Salem AB Kuwait in support of opperation Enduring Freedom. He is a Heating Ventilation Air Conditioning Craftsman in the 82 CE Squadron.
Mary Catherine "kush" Huschak
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First Book Is Published
Johanna SHUNIAK Devon, formerly of Cassandra and a 1971 graduate of PAHS has had her first book published.