Prospect High School Alumni

Mt. Prospect, Illinois (IL)

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

Alan L Johnson
Alan L Johnson
Class of 1967
Army Reserves, 6 Years

63B40 Motorpool Sergeant 370th Supply Co. 86th Arcom
Alan Soderstrom
Alan Soderstrom
Class of 1969
Air Force, 24 Years

Flight Engineer
Albert Eiffes
Albert Eiffes
Class of 2001
Air Force, 11 Years

Munitions & Missile Maintenance Officer// Aircraft Maintenance Officer
Ben Conyers
Ben Conyers
Class of 1991
Air Force, 16 Years

Served in Suadi Arabi, Kuwait, Italy, Iraq, S. Korea and numerous stateside locations.
Bill Bates
Bill Bates
Class of 1963
Army, 3 Years

1LT Armor/Infantry Viet Nam ‘68. Silver Star, Bronze Star “Valor”, Purple Heart, 8 Air Medals (200 Combat Hours) Combat Infantry Badge, NDSM, VN Vampaign Medal, Good Conduct Medal. Aide de Camp to 25th Division Commander, Platoon Leader, Company Commander Mech Infantry.
Bruce Andrise
Bruce Andrise
Class of 1966
Army, 4 Years

Field Artillery
David Carlson
David Carlson
Class of 1964
Army, 3 Years

US Army - Military Intelligence - linguist & Vietnamese Interrogator.
David H. White
David H. White
Class of 1964
Army, 2 Years

Served in "E" Troop, 1st Cavalry, 11th Brigade, Duc Pho, RVN. 11B, Infantry.
David Pape
David Pape
Class of 1971
Army, 3 Years

Tank Commander M-60A1
David W. Skibbe
David W. Skibbe
Class of 1964
Marine Corps, 3 Years

Recon Infantry. KIA'D March 2, 1970, near An Hoa, I Corps, RVN. "Semper Fi" buddy.
Douglas D. Vaughn
Douglas D. Vaughn
Class of 1962
Navy, 3 Years

Doug was KIA'D in Quang Gnai Provinvce on May 20, 1969. He was a graduate of the Unitred States Naval Academy. May you have found peace, buddy.
Ed Schuppenhauer
Ed Schuppenhauer
Class of 1964
Air Force, 4 Years

553rd Recon Wing, 86 missions over North and South Viet Nam, 67-68, flew C-121G, H & R models
Francis Ritchie
Francis Ritchie
Class of 1962
Air Force, 5 Years

Crew Chief F-106A and B Models
71st and 94th Fighter Interceptor Squadrons
Frederick D Hansen
Frederick D Hansen
Class of 1964
Army, 3 Years

Sp 5 Air Defense Artillery 32nd Air Defense Command Europe 1967 - 1969
Gary Williams
Gary Williams
Class of 1972
Army, 24 Years

Served 22 years in Special Forces
James Steiner
James Steiner
Class of 2002
Marine Corps, 4 Years

Two tours in Iraq 03-04 and 05-06
Jim Anderson
Jim Anderson
Class of 1963
Army, 2 Years

2nd Battalion Mechanized 8th Infantry, 4th Infantry Division, Pleiku Viet Nam
John D. Krause
John D. Krause
Class of 1962
Navy, 7 Years

Navy Officer. Asst. Navigator, USS Essex CVS-9. Security Officer, Navy Base Chu Lai, Vietnam.
Katherine Hedlund
Katherine Hedlund
Class of 1967
Air Force, 4 Years

2 years Security Police and 2 years Real Estate Management
Lawrence Asten
Lawrence Asten
Class of 1965
Army, 3 Years

11th Pathfinder Company
1st Air Calvary
Vietnam 1968 - 1969
Lt. Alan G. Koehler
Lt. Alan G. Koehler
Class of 1964
Navy, 7 Years

September 19, 1973, Lt. Alan Koehler, pilot of an A-6 Intruder, crashed on a training exercise in Oregon and was killed. May your wings have got you to heaven. Peace bro.
Mark Eggleston
Mark Eggleston
Class of 1970
Army, 6 Years

Instructor at Engineer School Brigade and Engineer Section Chief 3rd Armor Division
Michael Brown
Michael Brown
Class of 1991
Air Force, 8 Years

Served 8 years Active Duty Air Force. Details Classified.
Michael T Embrey
Michael T Embrey
Class of 1964
Air Force, 4 Years

Member of the USAF Band/Drum Corps
Michael T Embrey
Michael T Embrey
Class of 1964
Air Force, 4 Years

Musician/Arranger USAF Band/Drum & Bugle Corps
Paul L. Staudenmaier
Paul L. Staudenmaier
Class of 1966
Army, 2 Years

Bronze Star w / Valor leaves behinde loving wife, Julie & 2 girls
Missed so much RIP Brother
Richard L. Kessler
Richard L. Kessler
Class of 1964
Navy, 4 Years

Stationed at Pensacola,Fl.for 2 yrs. and the U.S.S Enterprise.
Robert Cochran
Robert Cochran
Class of 1961
Navy, 2 Years

USNAS Atsugi, Japan Squadron VU-5
Robert L Harris
Robert L Harris
Class of 1963
Army Reserves, 6 Years

Army ROTC-Univ of Illinois.

Army Artillery - Staff Sargent
Robert Scherer
Robert Scherer
Class of 1988
Air Force, 17 Years

Pilot
Ronald A Wesley
Ronald A Wesley
Class of 1964
Army, 3 Years

Korea overseas and induction station Chicago stateside
Stephen Gran
Stephen Gran
Class of 1966
Navy, 6 Years

Naval Security Group and Linguist
Steve Shumway
Steve Shumway
Class of 1986
Army, 20+ Years

US Army Reserve Lt. Colonel
Terence (Terry) Woods
Terence (Terry) Woods
Class of 1973
Army, 24 Years

Army doctor, Brigade Surgeon, Hospital staff ENT, Command Surgeon, Head & Neck surgery teams, Multiple overseas & 2 hostile fire deployments.
Terry Butz
Terry Butz
Class of 1971
Army, 3 Years

US Army Security Agency, Washington DC
Armed Forces Radio & TV, Pacific Theater
Timothy Flynn
Timothy Flynn
Class of 1966
Navy, 6 Years

USN Vietnam 66,67.68 North Korea 68
Timothy J Staudenmaier
Timothy J Staudenmaier
Class of 1967
Navy, 14 Years

Lt, Navy Seals, UDT Instructor multi tours Vietnam & other assignments. RIP Brother

tours Vietnam & other assignments RIP Brother
WILLIAM ROSS KELLIN
WILLIAM ROSS KELLIN
Class of 1967
Marine Corps, 6 Years

SGT KELLIN USMC SERVED COMBAT ROLE WHILE STATIONED IN THE I CORPS NORTHERN REGION OF SOUTH VIETNAM AT PHU BAI 1969-1970

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Class of '03

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Class of 74 Reunion

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