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

Andrew Maynard
Andrew Maynard
Class of 2001
Army, 7 Years

Stationed in Germany to train soldiers for deployment
Bill Wescott
Bill Wescott
Class of 1970
Air Force, 7 Years

Independent Duty Medic in the United States Air Force
Brent Ennis
Brent Ennis
Class of 1981
Air Force, 20+ Years

Served from 1981-2001. Was a member of the USAF Security Forces from 1981-1999. Served as a 1st Sergeant from 1999-2001. Spent 2 tours Great Britian for a total of 7yrs. Was a member of the Presidential Security Unit at Andrews AFB for 6yrs. Participated in Operation Desert Storm (1991). Retired as an MSgt (E-7) in 2001.
Chad Rhodes
Chad Rhodes
Class of 1991
Army, 16 Years

deploying to iraq
Charles "Gene" Emmert
Charles "Gene" Emmert
Class of 1975
Navy, 20+ Years

Still on active duty 26 + years
CAPTAIN / 06
Command USS DULUTH
OEF, OIF
Station @ US Mission to NATO
Brussels, Belgium
David Henson
David Henson
Class of 1988
Air Force, 10 Years

Deployed to Suadi Arabia during Desert Storm (1991) and Desert Fox (1998).
david ramirez
david ramirez
Class of 1958
Navy, 8 Years

machinist mate
James Coleman
James Coleman
Class of 1979
Marine Corps, 6 Years

!st Marine Air Wing, spent ime all over the U.S. and a year in Japan.
Jerry Jones
Jerry Jones
Class of 1976
Marine Corps, 7 Years

Basic and Camp Lejuean, 13 months in Okinaw, Japan,2 years Camp Pendleton
Jerry Jones
Jerry Jones
Class of 1976
Marine Corps, 7 Years

4 years active, 3 years reserve
Jim Cantwell
Jim Cantwell
Class of 1972
Navy, 9 Years

Spent 9 years in the Navy and saw the world.
Jim Cantwell
Jim Cantwell
Class of 1972
Navy, 10 Years

Sreved in the NAVY from 1973 to 1985 with broken service. Was Hospital Corpsman first 4 years aboard USS NIMITZ {plank owner} with VA82 squadron. Other 6 years was as a Disbursing Clerk aboard USS Mars and the USS Blue Ridge out of Yokosuka, Japan.
Joe Bill Henson
Joe Bill Henson
Class of 1963
Army, 2 Years

Infantryman in 101st Airborne Division, 14 months in Viet Nam
John Stites
John Stites
Class of 1972
Air Force, 4 Years

Spent 4 years as Weapons tech, in New Mexico, Turkey and Georgia
Joseph E. Last
Joseph E. Last
Class of 1966
Navy, 20+ Years

Surface Warfare & HM with USMC
Kahla (Carter) Davis
Kahla (Carter) Davis
Class of 1985
Navy, 20+ Years

Recenty retired after 21 years of service
Kevin Hummel
Kevin Hummel
Class of 1974
Navy, 20+ Years

Served in Active and Reserve capacity from 1974 - 2001. Duties as Hospital Corpsman included Naval Hospital, Great Lakes and Reserve Duty with US Marines. Deployments included 12 different states, NATO excercises NORTHERN WEDDING/BOLD GUARD aboard USS INCHON (LPH 12), and OPERATION DESERT STORM. Also served as Naval Reserve Medical Programs Recruiter.
Marissa Burns
Marissa Burns
Class of 1991
Army, 17 Years

Flight Medic
Martin Thibado
Martin Thibado
Class of 1984
Marine Corps, 20+ Years

Served 22 years in the Marine Corps 1984-2006
Patty Castaneda -Nevills
Patty Castaneda -Nevills
Class of 1986
Army, 6 Years

Stationed in Korea and Rock Island Arsenal.
Pedro "Peter" Montanez
Pedro "Peter" Montanez
Class of 1979
Army, 3 Years

SGT E5 Chemical Corps - NBC (Nuclear Biological Chemical) Specialist
Randy J McCune
Randy J McCune
Class of 1983
Navy, 8 Years

Aircraft handler, Ship Safety. E-4 ABH3 when Honorably Discharged.
Randy McCune
Randy McCune
Class of 1983
Navy, 8 Years

ABH 3rd class Safety P.O. Aircraft launch and recovery. Rehabilitation organizer. Plank owner of Naval air Warfare Center at Patuxent River,MD.
Ted Smith
Ted Smith
Class of 1979
Air Force, 20+ Years

Maintenance Manager, assignment included Arizona, Arkansas, Germany, Texas, South Carolina, and Muscat Oman. TDY's, why to many to include, 3+ years serving in the middle east.
Tim D McCune
Tim D McCune
Class of 1982
Navy, 10 Years

ET E-5 Electician technician Computer programming and repair. weather model operator and systems securities
Tim McCune
Tim McCune
Class of 1982
Navy, 9 Years

ET 2nd class
Timothy J. Como
Timothy J. Como
Class of 1974
Navy, 6 Years

Serve in the Navy Reserves from 1985-1991
Served on board the aircraft carriers Forrestal/Saratoga/Enterprise as an avionics petty officer
Was recalled for the first gulf war

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Karen Beck
Class of '79

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