Redford High School Alumni

Detroit, Michigan (MI)

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 moore
alan moore
Class of 1963
Army, 20+ Years

Ft Wayne, Mi.; Ft Knox, Ky.; Ft Harrison, In.; Ft Wainwright, Ak; Ft Lewis, Wa; Ft McCoy, Wi., Naval Station, Long Beach, Ca.;. Twenty-eight years and never shot at: exceptional career. Retired SFC 1996.
Arthur Thomas
Arthur Thomas
Class of 1966
Air Force, 31 Years

Enlisted at Grosse Ile Navel Air Station Dec 66. Stationed at Selfridge AF. Base till I moved to Denver, Colo.
I was assigned to Lowry A F B till they closed it. Was reassigned to Peterson AFB in Colo Springs. I
transferred to the Air Force with NORAD in Cheyenne Mtn. and eventually to Pacific Air Forces command at Hickam A F base, Hawaii. I retired as a
SMS 31 years.
Barry Smith
Barry Smith
Class of 1969
Air Force, 18 Years

Information Technology/Intelligence
Bill  Kennings
Bill Kennings
Class of 1975
Air Force, 20+ Years

AFSC: 20270A, 1825K, 1935
Bill Kennings
Bill Kennings
Class of 1975
Air Force, 20+ Years

Retired
Boyd F. Ouden
Boyd F. Ouden
Class of 1979
Air Force, 20+ Years

What an experience
BRADLEY D JACKSON
BRADLEY D JACKSON
Class of 1968
Air Force, 4 Years

Four years U.S. Air Force and 17 years U.S. Foreign Service in the Middle East
Brian Rowe
Brian Rowe
Class of 1991
Army, 14 Years

75C/42A Human Resources Ft Leonard Wood, MO - Ft Benjamin Harrison, IN - Ft Benning, GA - Friedberg, Germany, Ft. Campbell, KY - Hohenfehls, Germany - Detroit, MI
Charles Komindo
Charles Komindo
Class of 1975
Navy, 20+ Years

Proudly served this great country for 20 years.
Charles Komindo
Charles Komindo
Class of 1975
Navy, 20+ Years

aviation machinist mate 1St Class Retired (jet mechanic). then 20 years with engine company pratt & whitney
Darryl Williams
Darryl Williams
Class of 1970
Navy, 20+ Years

Served primarily on the West Coast of the United States. Made nine deployments on seven different ships. Specialized in Combat Systems.
David JC Evans
David JC Evans
Class of 1963
Army, 20+ Years

7 years active duty, 13 years in the CT National Guard
Don Reinholz
Don Reinholz
Class of 1963
Army, 2 Years

Infantry, Ft. Polk, 1/12 Inf 4th Division Viet Nam, Ft. Knox last 6 months
donald thomas
donald thomas
Class of 1965
Air Force, 5 Years

Served two years at Sheppard Air Force base in the Air training Command. Transferred to Soesterberg AB, Netherlands for three years attached to the 32nd Fighter Interceptor Squadron. Served from Feb. 65 to April 70.
Garry W. Thornley
Garry W. Thornley
Class of 1959
Army, 20+ Years

Distinguished military career including 101st Airborne Ranger, Special Forces

Vietnam Veteran, 2 tours

Retired Colonel
Gary Bailey
Gary Bailey
Class of 1958
U.s. Naval Air Reserve, 8 Years

Active duty from 1960 to 1965. Stationed at Grosse Ile Navel Air Station and transferred to Andrew Air Force Base. While there participated in funeral of President John F Kennedy.Thanks
Glen Collins
Glen Collins
Class of 1970
Navy, 20+ Years

Served in submarine fleet SSBN 619 USS Andrew Jackson SSBN 633 Casimir Pulaski and SSBN 642 Kamehamaha
Glenn Wilkewitz
Glenn Wilkewitz
Class of 1969
Air Force, 20+ Years

Photographer USAF
Gregory John Stachura
Gregory John Stachura
Class of 1968
Air Force, 3 Years

Load Master for the Air Force, medical discharge
Jerryl D. McCoy
Jerryl D. McCoy
Class of 1988
Army, 10 Years

Worked as a Military Police Officer, UC Narcotics Investigator (CID). Stationed in Alabama, Arizona, Germany, Turkey, Kuwait, Iraq, Panama, Honduras, Georgia. I had a blast serving my country.
Jim Anderson
Jim Anderson
Class of 1965
Navy, 14 Years

Enlisted January 1968, became an E-6 First Class Communication Technician and was selected for an officer education program. Graduated from Purdue and became a Naval Engineering Officer on the USS Stein and USS Horne. Medically retired due to shoulder injury.
John Whidden
John Whidden
Class of 1961
Navy, 12 Years

NAVCAD; Naval Aviator driving F-4 Phantom and other great aircraft; loved it and very privileged to have the opportunity
Karen Becker
Karen Becker
Class of 1970
Army, 7 Years

I served under Adm William J Crowe USN Retired during my last stint. Worked at a NATO command as an administrative assistant.
Karen Weidendorf Vigneron
Karen Weidendorf Vigneron
Class of 1976
Navy, 20+ Years

Human Resources Officer
Keith Holcomb
Keith Holcomb
Class of 1972
Navy, 22 Years

Submarine Combat Systems
Ken Reynolds
Ken Reynolds
Class of 1960
Army, 20+ Years

Served 1960-1963 in the Signal Corps SE Asia. Then AGR from 1982-1998 Training NCO
Michael James Flanigan
Michael James Flanigan
Class of 1967
Air Force, 4 Years

U.S. Air Force Security Police K-9.Training at Lackland AFB 1968. 18 months at BOMARC missile site Sault St. Marie Mi. 1 year Republic of Viet Nam, 1 year Otis AFB Cape Cod MA.
Norm Malkowski
Norm Malkowski
Class of 1968
Navy, 8 Years

While serving was stationed at Great Lakes, Washington DC, Treasure Island, and finally
Y aboard the USS Duluth in San Diego. Made 3 west PAC cruises - the first to sunny south east Asia where I was directly involved in the Vietnam evacuation.
Richard Miller
Richard Miller
Class of 1961
Marine Corps, 6 Years

1961-67...............Cuban Missile Crisis, SE Asia.............Gitmo. (moved to Ohio before graduation.. in 1960.
Rick Corsette
Rick Corsette
Class of 1975
Army, 20+ Years

Infantry
Robert McAndrew
Robert McAndrew
Class of 1960
Army, 20+ Years

Army Medical Corps 9 years
Army Recruiter 3 years
Career Counselor 10 years
Robert Pattillo
Robert Pattillo
Class of 1994
Army, 4 Years

Enjoyed serving my country
Ronald George Wasielewski
Ronald George Wasielewski
Class of 1964
Marine Corps, 4 Years

Entered Parris Island, S. Carolina October 29, 1965. Electronics tech school in SanDiego for a year, further training in Camp Pendleton, CA. Landed in DaNang in Feb 67, 45 days later trucked up to Khe-Sahn, just 5 miles South of DMZ in Apr-67. 3 months later sent up to Hill 861 2.5 miles from Khe-Sahn. Pic-Nic for four months. The NVA tried to over run our hill 3 different times during TET 68'. Many Marines were KIA'd or wounded. I departed the area in one piece on chopper on March 14, 1968. Stationed in Camp Lejeune, N.C. until Aug1968 and departed for the Mediterranean for show of force with Navy's 6th Fleet for four months going on military maneuvers and also some nice liberty. On that cruise we went to Naples, Barcelona, Kavala Greece. Izmir Turkey(a dirty city), Corsica, The island of Malta.
Steve Engel
Steve Engel
Class of 1956
Navy, 6 Years

Personnel man 3rd class Petty Officer working in the ship's personnel office on the super carrier USS SARATOGA CVA60 from Oct 1957 to July, 1959. Did one cruise in the Mediterranean cruise
Steve Engel
Steve Engel
Class of 1956
Navy, 6 Years

Personnelman working in the Personnel Office of the super carrier USS SARATOGA CVA60
Theresa Cleary King
Theresa Cleary King
Class of 1977
Air Force, 11 Years

Active duty, guard and reserve duty

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1944, 1945, 1946 yearbooks

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