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

Arthur L Gear III
Arthur L Gear III
Class of 1964
Army, 3 Years

Vietnam service, summer 1966 to spring 1968. 147th Assault Support Helicopter Company, flight operations mission coordinator.
Bill Mason
Bill Mason
Class of 1965
Army, 6 Years

Lt. weapons infantry. Viet nam.
Bobby L Akins
Bobby L Akins
Class of 1965
Army, 20+ Years

24 years, Air Defense
Chuck DeMoss
Chuck DeMoss
Class of 1985
Air Force, 10 Years

I worked on weapons systems on the B-52, F-16 and the B-2 Bomber. I spent time in California, North Dakota, Korea, Japan, Guam, Washington and Missouri. I almost went to Spain during Gulf War episode 1.
David "Tom" Meade
David "Tom" Meade
Class of 1968
Air Force, 4 Years

Stationed at Shimya AFS Alaska, Ellsworth AFB South Dakota, Cam Rahn Bay AFS and Tan Son Nhut AFS South Viet Nam
David T. Meade
David T. Meade
Class of 1968
Air Force, 4 Years

USAF Security Police. Stationed at Shemya AFS Alaska, Elsworth AFB South Dakota, Cam Ranh Bay Air Baseand Tan Son Nhut Air Base Vietnam
Donna Bellar Coldiron
Donna Bellar Coldiron
Class of 1963
National Guard, 12 Years

I was in Supply and Military Police. I now work for the Indiana National Guard as an Auditor.
Frank Olivarri
Frank Olivarri
Class of 1973
Marine Corps, 4 Years

Bulk Fuel Co. 3rd Marine, TAFDS 1st Marine Air Wing
Glenda Dennison
Glenda Dennison
Class of 1983
Navy, 20+ Years

I served 8 years active duty Navy then enlisted into the Navy Reserve for 12 years.
Greggory Tenorio
Greggory Tenorio
Class of 1986
Army, 7 Years

Operation Desert Storm Veteran
Gregory Stull
Gregory Stull
Class of 1973
Marine Corps, 4 Years

Served in the 2nd Marine Air Wing
Mag 26 HMH362.
Harley Parks
Harley Parks
Class of 1967
Army, 3 Years

Vietnam 1968-69
Jesus Cisneros Jr
Jesus Cisneros Jr
Class of 1997
Marine Corps, 7 Years

Still on active duty.
John a. Stratton, Jr.
John a. Stratton, Jr.
Class of 1965
Army, 20+ Years

Retired Field Artillery Officer. Served during Vietnam and Desert Storm.
john e williams jr.
john e williams jr.
Class of 1985
Army, 4 Years

heavy wheel mechanic spent all of active duty status stationed in baumholder germany
Lance Whyle
Lance Whyle
Class of 1964
Army, 7 Years

Viet Nam 1968-1969
Lynn B. West
Lynn B. West
Class of 1968
Army, 2 Years

Training at Fort Polk, Louisiana, Binh Thuy South Vietnam 1970-1971.
Mark Lunghofer
Mark Lunghofer
Class of 1983
Navy, 4 Years

AQ3 VF-41 IWT, USS Nimitz, USS Theodore Roosevelt.
Marvin ( Terry ) Eli
Marvin ( Terry ) Eli
Class of 1980
Army, 3 Years

Military Police Corps
XVIII Airborne
519 Military Police Battalion
209th and 204th Military police Companies
Ft Meade MD and Ft Sheridan IL
Air Assault School (ft Campbell ky)
Michael Howard
Michael Howard
Class of 1980
Marine Corps, 4 Years

0311 grunt

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Anita Zakutansky
Class of '78

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