Shadle Park High School Alumni

Spokane, Washington (WA)

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

(Thomas) Mark Elliott
(Thomas) Mark Elliott
Class of 1978
Marine Corps, 4 Years

Marine Officer
Albert J Watson
Albert J Watson
Class of 1963
Army, 20+ Years

Commissioned 2LT, RA, in the Infantry. Spent 16 months in Vietnam as a rifle platoon leader, company XO and aide-de-camp. Served on active duty as an Airborne Company Commander, Flight Platoon Leader and Battalion Staff Officer on active duty. In the reserves other assignments include Company Commander, Battalion Commander and Director of Leadership Academy. Qualifications include Senior Parachutist, Ranger and Army Aviator (helicopters). Retired at the rank of Colonel after 27-1/2 years.
Brad Baker
Brad Baker
Class of 1979
Marine Corps, 20+ Years

I joined the Navy after graduation and after 4 years got out and became a Marine for another 16 years. So, I got to go to boot camp twice. Once with each service. I had the opportunity to travel the world and work with some great people and do many interesting things. It was a fantastic experience!
Chris Coolbaugh
Chris Coolbaugh
Class of 1993
Army, 20+ Years

It has been an honor to serve our nation for the past 20 years. I look forward to continue serving in the Army for the years to come. Thank you to all those who are currently serving and for those who have served in the Armed Forces. I would also like to thank the family members of those who serve, you are the ones that make it easier for us to accomplish the mission.
Chris Hinton
Chris Hinton
Class of 1995
Air Force, 12 Years

Medical Lab Technician currently stationed at Mountain Home AFB, ID.
Chris Leyde
Chris Leyde
Class of 1987
Army, 4 Years

13 Bravo Cannon Cocker!
Chris Wunsch
Chris Wunsch
Class of 1991
Army, 16 Years

Joined Aug 1991
Military Police training
stationed in Germany for 12+ yrs
Recruiting for 3+ yrs in Columbia, SC
returned to Germany in May 2006
Deployed to Iraq in Dec 2007 as the 230th MP CO Operations Sergeant.
3 years to go and will be retiring from the Army
Chris Wunsch
Chris Wunsch
Class of 1991
Army, 18 Years

Joined Aug 1991 as a Military Policeman,
Served in 24 different countries. Recently just completed a 15 month deployment in Iraq. Will deploy again in April 2010.
Christina (Sanchez) Santiago
Christina (Sanchez) Santiago
Class of 1993
Air Force, 6 Years

Air Force Veteran
Christopher W. Little
Christopher W. Little
Class of 1981
Army, 20+ Years

I was commissioned in 1985 from the ROTC program at EWU and entered active duty in 1986. I attended the following Army Schools: Airborne, Field Artillery Officer Basic and Advanced Course, CAS3, and CGSC. I've been stationed at Ft. Hood, TX, Camp Page and Camp Stanley Korea, Alexandria, VA, Ft; Lewis, WA, Baumholder, Giessen and Wiesbaden GE. I also served with the 1st Armored Division in Iraq during 2003.
Cindy Falk
Cindy Falk
Class of 1977
Air Force, 10 Years

Law Enforcement
Coleen Elmers
Coleen Elmers
Class of 1978
Air Force, 19 Years

Served in the USAF Nurse Corps for 18.5 years. Early retirement.
Craig A Withrow
Craig A Withrow
Class of 1973
Navy, 5 Years

First Class Petty Officer surface navigation. Serve non USS Roanoke AOR 7 and USS Excel MSO 439
Dale Storr
Dale Storr
Class of 1979
Air Force, 9 Years

Pilot. WA ANG 1994-present
Daniel Kinsfather
Daniel Kinsfather
Class of 2002
Marine Corps, 4 Years

Marine Corp S.W.A.T.- tour to Iraq in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom, Operation Enduring Freedom.
Darrell Vinson
Darrell Vinson
Class of 1978
Air Force, 20+ Years

Retired 2006
Dave Holden
Dave Holden
Class of 1962
Army, 3 Years

1963-1966
1 tour Vietnam
Dave Holden
Dave Holden
Class of 1962
Army, 3 Years

1963-1966, Served in Vietnam with 117th Aviation from mid August of 63 till Sept. 64
David L. Baker
David L. Baker
Class of 1961
Marine Corps, 8 Years

Dates of Service: 11/11/1960 - 11/10/1968
David Storr
David Storr
Class of 1980
Marine Corps, 9 Years

Electronic Countermeasures Officer
David Warriner
David Warriner
Class of 1978
Navy, 2 Years

EM3 Electricians Mate 3rd Class
Dennis R. McNamara
Dennis R. McNamara
Class of 1960
Navy, 20+ Years

USS Fletcher, DD 445, Hospital Corpsman at Great Lakes Hospital, Marines and later Seabees. Retired HM1.
Don Smet
Don Smet
Class of 1985
Air Force, 4 Years

3E151 HVAC Journeyman
Doug Storr
Doug Storr
Class of 1984
Air Force, 20+ Years

Pilot
Edward Bursiel
Edward Bursiel
Class of 1985
Marine Corps, 8 Years

Honorable Discharge E-4 Corporal Military Occpational Skill Mechanic up to 5 ton vehicles
Edward West
Edward West
Class of 1961
Army, 3 Years

PIO in Frankford Germany
Erich Maas
Erich Maas
Class of 1976
Navy, 20+ Years

Served in the U.S. Marines from '76 to '82. Joined the U.S. Navy from '82 to '96. Trained as an aviation jet mechanic. Became an aircrewman and flew in-flight refueling missions while in the Marines. Flew as an aircrewman in carrier based sub hunter while in the Navy.
Gale Gehret
Gale Gehret
Class of 1977
Navy, 20+ Years

Retired 20 years as a Data Processing Tech in US Navy. The best thing I have ever done. Great times, met life long friends and traveled all over the world.
Greg Sanford
Greg Sanford
Class of 1967
Navy, 20+ Years

Spent 30 years active duty (and another 12 years as a Gov't Servant civilian) serving the Navy. Although I served on various ships worldwide, my specialty was aircraft carriers. The majority of my career was spent 'steaming, repairing, or inspecting' the ships of our Navy; which included four tours of duty in the Puget Sound area.
James Furlong
James Furlong
Class of 1961
Air Force, 20+ Years

AFROTC Commission 1965 2Lt. USAF Pilot training 1966. Vietnam, C-7A pilot 1967. C-141 pilot @ Norton AFB 68-72 and instructor at the C-141 Training Unit, Altus AFB 72-73.
Left active duty for airline job, but continued flying C-141 in the AFReserves @ McGuire AFB 73-78 and Charleston AFB 79-93. Retired as a Lt Col in 1993.
James Paul Bird Jr
James Paul Bird Jr
Class of 1969
Navy, 20+ Years

Aviation Mechanic on Fixed Wing Prop & Jet Engines (ADR/J) Ground Support Equipment Mechanic (ASM/AS) USS Coral Sea CVA-41 off coast of Viet Nam 1970. 5 other Air Craft Carriers Med Cruises, West Pac Cruises, NATO Cruises. Have been stationed across the US from West Coast to East Coast, North to South Coast.
Janice (Herberholz) Wilson
Janice (Herberholz) Wilson
Class of 1971
Army Reserves, 15 Years

Active Army 2 years - Army Reserve 11 - 12 years
Jeri Youd-Olson
Jeri Youd-Olson
Class of 1971
Army, 20 Years

Army Nurse Corp
Jim Coolbaugh
Jim Coolbaugh
Class of 1960
Army, 3 Years

1961-4, 101st Airborne - 506th infantry-Curahee
John David Stenhouse
John David Stenhouse
Class of 1967
Marine Corps, 1 Years

My husband John died Aug 15,2012 from long term wounds recieved in Vietnam onJune 7th 1968 . We were married 40 years
John M Barnett
John M Barnett
Class of 1968
Army, 20+ Years

Served in Combat Arms, Drill Sergeant, Recruiter, Special Operation and Advisory positions. Retired in 2003 as Sergeant Major
John Rhoad
John Rhoad
Class of 1961
Navy, 4 Years

Served about USS Darter SS576, Fast Attack Submarine based in Charleston, SC during Cold War."What an adventure"
John Woodworth
John Woodworth
Class of 1965
Army, 3 Years

Commissioned a second lieutenant through the Eastern Washington University ROTC program. I spent two years with the 4/18 Artillary at Ft Lewis Washington and one year in Vietnam.
Jon Willits De Armond
Jon Willits De Armond
Class of 1964
Army, 28 Years

Commissioned at Eastern (EWSC) upon graduation in 1969. Served in Germany, Italy, Romania, Turkey, Saudi Arabia. Active in Gulf War, and recalled to support the War on Terrorism 2008-2009 in Europe and the Middle East.
Joseph Francis Holland
Joseph Francis Holland
Class of 1963
Air Force, 4 Years

Vietnam War. Stationed in Thailand

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