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 Prairie Du Chien High School class ring? Have you found someone's class ring? Visit our Blackhawks lost class ring page to search for your class ring or post information about a found ring.

Honored Military Alumni

Amanda Olson
Amanda Olson Class of 2001
National Guard, 4 Years
Auric Gold
Auric Gold Class of 1973
Army, 3 Years
66th Military Intelligence Group, Munich, Germany
Bruce Fisher
Bruce Fisher Class of 1989
Army, 4 Years
go army
Cathy Barrett
Cathy Barrett Class of 1971
Air Force, 20+ Years
Served 24 years across Japan, Korea, Vietnam, Europe and U.S.
Denny P. Reger
Denny P. Reger Class of 1975
Navy, 20+ Years
Boot Camp - San Diego, CA - 1975 USS Piedmont (AD-17) - Naples, Italy USS LaSalle (AGF-3) "Great White Ghost of the Arabian Sea" - Baharain (Volunteer Tour #1) NAS Memphis Naval Air Station - Millington, TN USS Coral Sea CV-43 - Alameda, CA USS Goldsbourgh DDG-20 - Pearl Harbor, HI Great Lakes, IL - Training Center USS LaSalle (AGF-3) "Great White Ghost of the Arabian Sea" - Baharain (Volunteer Tour #2) USS Sierra (AD-18) Charleston, SC SIMA, South Carolina RETIREMENT - 1995
Derek Krahn
Derek Krahn Class of 2003
Air Force, 6 Years
Military weather forecaster. Duties have included , but are not limited to, aviation meteorology (providing weather forcasts for heavy transport aircraft, training sorties, close-air-support, attack operations, and emergency combat rescue operations), advanced notice of hazardous weather conditions for resource and personnel protection, ground troop combat operations weather support, and yes, the occasional golf weather forecast. ^_^ My service has taken me to Mississippi (Gulf Coast area before and after hurricane Katrina), Texas, Korea, Japan, and Afghanistan.
Donald Fernette
Donald Fernette Class of 1963
Air Force, 4 Years
Served at Truax Field Madison WI and over seas in Viet Nam
Galen Govier
Galen Govier Class of 1974
Marine Corps, 3 Years
Infantry (Mortarman) > Helicopter Support (The Red Patch Batch) Achieved E4-Corporal. EAS March 1980.
Joseph Elliott
Joseph Elliott Class of 1959
Navy, 4 Years
Sonarman 2nd class. Had the chance to see the world. Served on Destroyers which visited the Med, the Red Sea, the North Atlantic, and the Caribean. Visited Hamburg Germany during the Berlin Wall crisis, was on recovery for John Glenns space shot and off Cuba during the Cuban missle crisis.
Lorie Jakobitz
Lorie Jakobitz Class of 1989
Army, 8 Years
Army then Army National Guard
Michael T. Hemmer
Michael T. Hemmer Class of 2000
Army, 4 Years
Served 4 years at Ft. Campbell KY. One year in Iraq for OIF 1.

Classmates Spotlight

Prairie Du Chien High School Classmates

Christopher Thornton
Class of '08

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