Ridgewood High School Alumni

Norridge, 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

Anthony DiPaolo
Anthony DiPaolo
Class of 1979
Army, 3 Years

Aircraft Maintenance
Anthony J. Grasso
Anthony J. Grasso
Class of 1966
Army, 20+ Years

USAF, AFOSI, Special Agent ; USA, MP Investigator, USACIDC, Special Agent...ret. 1990
Bert Anderson
Bert Anderson
Class of 1965
Army, 2 Years

Drafted 1967 , Vietnam 1968
Sargeant, I Core, 196th Light Infantry Brigade
3/21 Infantry two Bronze Stars with V device, Purple Heart, Awarded Anh-Dung-Boi-Tinh
( Vietnamese Gallantry Cross w/ Bronze Star by Vietnamese government )
DON LENDRUM
DON LENDRUM
Class of 1965
Army, 2 Years

DRAFTED IN 1967.SENT TO VIET NAM IN 1969.EARNED BRONZE STAR, PURPLE HEART....
Edward DiPaolo
Edward DiPaolo
Class of 1980
Navy, 6 Years

Aircraft Maintenance
3 Years aboard USS Constallation CV-64
1 Year Naval shipyard Bremmerton, Wa
2 Years at Glenview NS VP-90
John R. Schmidt
John R. Schmidt
Class of 1969
Army, 2 Years

11 Bravo,(Infantry) Germany 1971-1972
Joseph Gentile
Joseph Gentile
Class of 1979
Army Reserves, 6 Years

1981-1987
JOSEPH PUSATERI
JOSEPH PUSATERI
Class of 1964
Army, 2 Years

I SERVED 2 YEARS IN THE ARMY. ONE YEAR IN VIETNAM. I RECEIVED THE GOOD CONDUCT MEDAL AND THE ARMY COMENDATION MEDAL,
Kevin Potter
Kevin Potter
Class of 1982
Air Force, 20+ Years

Production Supervisor 64th Expeditionary Reconnaissance Squadron, Tallil Air Base Iraq.
Larry Kalck
Larry Kalck
Class of 1964
Army, 2 Years

Deputy Commander, Unit Systems Field Assistance Branch, US Army Computer Systems Command Support Group (Pacific)
Michael Solesky
Michael Solesky
Class of 1966
Marine Corps, 9 Years

SGT E-5 USMC 9 YRS LOGISTICS
Okinawa, San Francisco, Quantico, camp Lejeune. US Navy 14 yrs USS Seattle, USS EL Paso, USS LY Spear, Naval Base Great Lakes Retired as Chief Petty Officer E-7 in 1991
Mike Billa
Mike Billa
Class of 1965
Navy, 4 Years

U. S. Navy Viet Nam Vet
Mike Billa
Mike Billa
Class of 1965
Navy, 4 Years

Navy Commissaryman
Retired after 30 years as a Executive Chef
Nick Mastro
Nick Mastro
Class of 1964
Army, 2 Years

Military Policeman--served at Ft.Riley (Kansas) and 4th missle command in Korea.
Rick Fricano
Rick Fricano
Class of 1982
Marine Corps, 9 Years

served as a scout observer, parachutist. Honor graduate of the M.S.G. school at Quantico Virginia.
Ryan Rodriguez
Ryan Rodriguez
Class of 1997
Army, 3 Years

95 Bravo Military Police Officer (Combat Support) Operation Enduring/Iraqi Freedom 2003-2004
Thomas Hungerland
Thomas Hungerland
Class of 1982
Air Force, 9 Years

Active duty U.S. Air Force
Tim McNulty
Tim McNulty
Class of 1967
Army, 2 Years

Drafted 1969, VietNam 1970 to 1971
Bronze Star with Oak Leaf Cluster
23rd Infantry, 196th LIB
Tony Nalli
Tony Nalli
Class of 1968
Air Force, 20 Years

Aircraft weapons loading specialist, Training manager. Stationed in Germany 8 years, Thailand, Cannon NM, Pease NH.
Udo Balsterholt
Udo Balsterholt
Class of 1968
Air Force, 20+ Years

USAF - Special Agent - Office of Special Investigations - Computer Crime Investigator

Classmates Spotlight

Ridgewood High School Classmates

Linda Hycnar
Class of '70

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