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
Bob Coultas Class of 1972
Army, 20+ Years 1974-1997. Army Broadcaster in Germany (two tours), Korea,and Forts Benning and Gordon in Georgia, Fort Sheridan, IL, Fort Harrison, IN, and Fort Bragg, NC.
David W. Endsley Class of 1943
Air Force, 2 Years Army Air Corps
Gene Shull, MSgt, IA ANG (Retired) Class of 1980
National Guard, 20+ Years 10 yrs - IL and FL Army National Guard 16 yrs - IN and IA Air National Guard
James A. Stewart, Major, USAF (Retired) Class of 1979
Air Force, 20+ Years Served in the United Kingdom, Missouri, Texas, North Carolina, Japan, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Ethiopia and Kenya.
Joseph W. Maxey Class of 1966
Army, 20+ Years Viet Nam Veteran Retired - 23 years combined service (active and National Guard)
Laddie J. Storckman Class of 1970
Marine Corps, 2 Years Marine Barracks 8th & I Washington, DC
Robert Krouse Class of 1984
Army, 20+ Years Retired in Jun 08.
Roger E. Smith Class of 1963
Army, 20+ Years Entered US Army in Dec 1967, completed Engineer OCS in Sep 1968, commissioned 2nd LT, assigned Korea, Panama, Vietnam, CONUS, Germany and left actived duty as Captain in 1975; served in US Army Reserves in Indiana, Illinois, Texas, and MDW. Retired as Lt. Col.
Ron Wade Class of 1968
Army, 2 Years Served in Combat Engineer Battalion in Vietnam (1969-1970)
Ronnie West Class of 1952
Air Force, 4 Years U.S. ~ 2 years, Aircraft Control & Warning Site, Yuma, AZ. Europe ~ 2 years, German Occupation, Bitburg, Germany, Wiesbaden/Frankfurt, Germany.
William DeBruce Cody Class of 1963
Army, 3 Years William DeBruce “Bill” Cody entered the US Army on July 12, 1966, and he graduated from Infantry Officer Candidate School (OCS) on December 13, 1967 at Fort Benning, GA where he was commissioned a 2nd Lieutenant (2LT). 2LT Cody reported to Fort Carson, Colorado on January 3, 1968 and was assigned as a platoon leader in Company B, 1st Battalion of the 11th Infantry, 1st Brigade, 5th Infantry Division (Mechanized) where he trained with is unit. The 5th Division's 1st Brigade deployed as a unit to Vietnam in July 1968. They were located in the Quang Tri Province which was the northern most province in Vietnam where they operated as a Separate Brigade under the operational control of the 3d Marine Landing Force. In late March 1969, Company B with other elements of the Brigade and units of the US Marine Corps and the Army of the Republic of Vietnam (ARVN) were deployed in Operation Montana Mauler where a North Vietnam unit held a strategic hill that allowed them to secure an infiltration route of an NVA regiment. On March 27th, 1969, then 1LT Cody was killed in this action on while capturing that hill. For his actions, 1LT William D. Cody was awarded for Distinguished Service Cross (DSC). The DSC is awarded only for valor in combat and is second only to the Medal of Honor in US Army awards for valor. To the best of our knowledge, this makes Bill the most highly decorated Robinson High School graduate in the Vietnam War.
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Stanley Dunlap, Robinson High School alumni, class of 1980 retires from the U.S. Navy Band. Retirement ceremony was held...