Shepherd High School Alumni

Shepherd, Michigan (MI)

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

Bob Warmbrunn
Bob Warmbrunn
Class of 1971
Navy, 20+ Years

Naval Flight Officer in the P-3C Orion aircraft during initial active duty days. The P-3 is an Anti-Submarine Warfare Patrol Aircraft used to locate, track, and if required, destroy enemy submarines. Assistant Navigator aboard aircraft carrier USS RANGER (CV-61) early 1980s. Staff tours at the Pentagon to end 20-year Active Duty career in 1995. Masters Degrees in Management and Strategic Studies and holds a B.S. in Political Science from the United States Naval Academy (Distinguished Graduate Class of 1975).
Chase Stevens
Chase Stevens
Class of 2002
Marine Corps, 6 Years

Did 3 tours in Iraq and recently returned from Afghanistan.
Chaz Carter
Chaz Carter
Class of 2006
Marine Corps, 2 Years

In Iraq at the moment. Drives a tank.
Dale Hughes
Dale Hughes
Class of 1963
Army, 7 Years

Fort Devens, Mass, Korea, Ft. Hood Texas, Nurnberg, Ger, Kassel, Ger, Schneeberg, Bischofsgrun and Bayreuth, Ger.
Dave Benzinger
Dave Benzinger
Class of 1961
Air Force, 7 Years

Radio and Computer Maintenance,
Stationed, Mississippi,,,,Louisiana,,,, Viet Nam
DAVID BROWN
DAVID BROWN
Class of 1965
Navy Reserves, 20+ Years

Joined while in high school, spend 6yrs active joined the reserve navy spend another 22 years
David Stickler
David Stickler
Class of 1989
Marine Corps, 4 Years

Went to boot camp after graduation. During 4 years served during the first Persian Gulf War. Is a Marine Veteran. Traveled to numerous places most memorable the Far East countries.
Dick Kennedy
Dick Kennedy
Class of 1962
Air Force, 4 Years

I was an aeromed tech in the USAF from l964-67 which included a tour of the Phillipines, Thailand and Vietnam. Upon separation I attendec LPN School and then CMU, where I obtained a MA Degree I then became an administrator for 30 yrs in Vocational/Technical ED.
Edward Mullin
Edward Mullin
Class of 2000
Army, 8 Years

Afghanistan, Africa
Gary Feltman
Gary Feltman
Class of 1973
National Guard, 20+ Years

4 years active duty Air Force, (Maine, Spain, Garmany) 22 years Air National Guard out of Battle Creek. (Italy, Kuwait, Thailand)
Gary Feltman
Gary Feltman
Class of 1973
Air Force, 20+ Years

4 Years active duty, worked on J57 jet engine, (jAerospace Propulsion Technician) B-52 Bomber, KC-135 Tanker, Loring AFB ME, J79 engine, F-4 fighter, Spangdhlem W. Germany. Still curently enlisted in the Michigan Air National Guard, Battle Creek Michigan.Worked on TF34-100A engine, OA-10A, A-10A, and A-10C, Warthawg. Currently working on C-21. With the military I have been in 17 different countries and over 32 states. As of Sept 2011 military career will come to an end, with over 24 years served. God Bless America!
GREGORY WILLS
GREGORY WILLS
Class of 1986
Army, 6 Years

SATCOM Engineer. Tours in Augsburg Germany and Ft Meade Maryland
Jerry Turner
Jerry Turner
Class of 1964
Army, 3 Years

Graduated US Army OCS, Instructor Infantry School, Ft. Benning, GA; Company Commander Korea.
Kevin Ouderkirk
Kevin Ouderkirk
Class of 1984
Army, 20+ Years

Desert Storm and Iraqi Freedom Veteran
Kevin Smith
Kevin Smith
Class of 2002
Air Force, 4 Years

Stationed at Barksdale AFB, LA
Ricky Kanine
Ricky Kanine
Class of 1976
Army, 6 Years

ammunition served in geramany ft lewis redstone arsenal and ft mccllean
Robert Morey
Robert Morey
Class of 1989
Navy, 4 Years

8404 Navy Combat Corpsman
Navy Achievement Medal
4 letters of commendation
Operation Desert Storm
Expert rifle
Expert handgun
Honorable Discharge
Hospital Corpsman 3rd Class
Robert Richards
Robert Richards
Class of 2001
Marine Corps, 3 Years

Stationed at Quantico, VA
Ron Cline
Ron Cline
Class of 1983
Army, 20+ Years

A Grunts "GRUNT". Retired Infantry Disabled Veteran. 1st Infantry Divison. Served Proudly all over the US., in Germay, Korea, Saudia Arabia, Jordan, The Gulf War and The War on Terrorism.... "People sleep peaceably in their beds at night ONLY because rough men stand ready to do violence on their behalf".
Roy Van Orden
Roy Van Orden
Class of 1987
Army, 16 Years

infantry
combat Engineer
mech. infantry
mlrs crew member

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David Brown
Class of '65

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