Shaker Heights High School Alumni

Shaker Heights, Ohio (OH)

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

Albert Bell
Albert Bell
Class of 1983
Navy, 6 Years

Fire Control 2nd class, (Surface Warfare)
USS Peterson DD-969
Burton David Clemons
Burton David Clemons
Class of 1987
Navy, 5 Years

Aviation Anti Submarine Warfare Operator
Burton David Clemons
Burton David Clemons
Class of 1987
Navy, 5 Years

Served in Gulf War as an ASW.Flew landbase aircraft P3-Orion
Dr. Ronald A Berke
Dr. Ronald A Berke
Class of 1962
Army, 2 Years

1971-1973
Captain, USA Dental Corps
Fort Bragg, NC
Attached to 82nd Airborne & Special forces
Served entire tour at Bragg.
Frank Pekoc
Frank Pekoc
Class of 1968
Army, 3 Years

Drafted in 1972, served three years with 1st Infantry Division at Cooke Barracks in Goppingen, Germany.
Gabriel Michaels
Gabriel Michaels
Class of 1999
Navy, 7 Years

Naval Hospital Corpsmen attached to Naval Hospital Great Lakes, IL (2003-2005, 2008-2010), 4th Marine Expeditionary Brigade, Anti-Terrorism Battalion (2005-2006), 2D Marine Division, Anti-Terrorism Battalion (2006-2007), 2D Marine Division, 2nd Battalion/ 9th Marines H&S Company (2007-2008)
Gene (Skip) Schwerin
Gene (Skip) Schwerin
Class of 1964
Air Force, 4 Years

1968-1972 Strategic Air Command - launch officer Titian II ICBM, Little Rock AFB
Gordon Strother
Gordon Strother
Class of 1969
Army, 1 Years

GREEN
J. Holden Gibbons
J. Holden Gibbons
Class of 2006
Army, 1 Years

Enlisted in 2010. Basic Training conducted Fort Benning, GA. Graduated Infantry Basic as Platoon Honor Graduate. Stationed at Ft. Stewart, GA and serves as Personal Security Detail for Command Master Sgt. Likely deployment to Afghanistan in Fall 2012.
JAMES FERGUSON III
JAMES FERGUSON III
Class of 1978
Army, 20+ Years

(2) TOURS 9TH INF.// 11THCAV WEST GERMANY // 7TH US CAV WEST GERMANY // 101ST AIRBOURNE FORT CAMPBELL KY // OPERATION IRAQ FREEDOM (2003)
James T. Armstrong
James T. Armstrong
Class of 1967
Coast Guard, 23 Years

Graduated USCGA 1971 and retired 1993.
joel grodin
joel grodin
Class of 1963
Army, 2 Years

Chaplain's (Rabbi) Assistant, Stuttgart, Germany.
John (Mike) Schloz
John (Mike) Schloz
Class of 1960
Navy, 20+ Years

Naval Aviator, Active 1964-1969; Reserve 1969-1994; Retired Captain, USNR
John T. Fishel
John T. Fishel
Class of 1960
Army, 20+ Years

Commissioned 2LT 1964. Active Duty 1969-71 as Strategic Intelligence Officer the Pentagon. 1971 - 1986 various USAR assignments to Included Strategic Intelligence, Tactical Intelligence, Instructor of Interrogation, Faculty Member Army Command & General Staff College, Psychological Operations Officer. Active Duty US Southern Command 1986-1990 as Staff Officer and Foreign Area Officer. Chief planner for post conflict operations in Panama, 1991-92 Research Professor at the Strategic Studies Institute US Army War College. Retired as LTC. Campaigns: Counterinsurgency Support El Salvador and Operation Just Cause.
Kenn Rothman
Kenn Rothman
Class of 1967
Navy, 4 Years

Signalman USS SEATTLE (AOE-3)
Lance Machamer
Lance Machamer
Class of 1967
Marine Corps, 2 Years

Survived Battle of Hue City, Tet 1968
marc brenner
marc brenner
Class of 1965
Army, 2 Years

Drafted in 1968 Discharged 1970
Marcus Neal
Marcus Neal
Class of 2005
Air Force, 8 Years

Served from September 2005 to August 2013. I was stationed in Portugal, Maryland, and Washington DC. Was able to travel the world and I have no regrets!
Mark Fuller
Mark Fuller
Class of 1979
Air Force, 12 Years

AWACS Crew Chief
Raymond Blackwell Jr.
Raymond Blackwell Jr.
Class of 1989
Marine Corps, 6 Years

Operation(s) Desert Storm & Desert Shield
Richard L. Watkins
Richard L. Watkins
Class of 1963
Air Force, 4 Years

Spent 4years (66-70) in Wyoming, guarding minuteman icbms. It was a good experience in that I had to work and live with people that I would have never met in Shaker Heights. . Went in with no political awareness, came out as a lifetime peacenik
rlie Brannan
rlie Brannan
Class of 1963
Navy, 3 Years

Went to Officer Candidate School in Rhode Island graduated as an Ensign and later became a LTJG, in Vietnam.Officer of the Deck.
Robert Davis
Robert Davis
Class of 1964
Army, 2 Years

Served in Southeast Asia Under MACV command in Cam Rahn Bay. Captained Army assault/amphibious craft including LCM8s & LARCs Taught assault equipment operations tactics at Ft. Eustis,Va
Roger Hyatt
Roger Hyatt
Class of 1960
Navy Reserves, 10 Years

Legal Yeoman, SUBRON6, Norfolk Va., USS ORION (AS-18), 1964-1966
Sanford L. Simmons
Sanford L. Simmons
Class of 1974
Air Force, 20 Years

Command Post/Operations Centers
Stuart Burke
Stuart Burke
Class of 1960
Air Force, 20+ Years

I flew over 250 misions in the B-52 and the F-4 during the Vietnam War.I was awarded the Silver Star, tthe Distinguished Flying Cross and 18 Air Medals.

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