Southfield High School Alumni

Southfield, 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!

Lost Class Rings

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Honored Military Alumni

BIll George
BIll George
Class of 1968
Army, 3 Years

Vietnam 1969-1970
Bill Sadler
Bill Sadler
Class of 1972
Air Force, 6 Years

Law Enforcement Specialist - Military Dog Handler.
Bill Walsh
Bill Walsh
Class of 1959
Marine Corps, 4 Years

Did Four in the Corps, got out a SGT Loved it!
Dennis Symes
Dennis Symes
Class of 1968
Marine Corps, 3 Years

March 69 - March 72
dewayne thrift
dewayne thrift
Class of 1964
Air Force, 4 Years

1966-1970 Sargent, Air Controller, Pleiku Vietnam, Mukdahon,Thailand, Taegu Korea, Clark A.B Phiippines
Don Lopez
Don Lopez
Class of 1967
Army, 20+ Years

Served on the Korean DMZ, US Military Academy, West Point, NY, and 9 years in Heidelberg Germany, and a variety of other bases inside and outside the US.
Drew Wyrwas
Drew Wyrwas
Class of 1983
Army, 20+ Years

Enlisted January 1985; Commissioned May 1990; Retired March 2012
Gary Gaulien
Gary Gaulien
Class of 1963
Army, 4 Years

Helicopter pilot Vietnam name from 1968 to 1969. Chief Warrant officer
Harry Ostrom
Harry Ostrom
Class of 1966
Navy, 6 Years

US Navy 1966-1972
Submarine service Qualified
Machinest Mate 3rd class
Vietnam Era
Jeffrey Reid Krum
Jeffrey Reid Krum
Class of 1964
Marine Corps, 7 Years

Vietnam 1967 to 1968. HMH-463.
Jim Toth
Jim Toth
Class of 1968
Army, 2 Years

1970 -1972
Joe Rassette
Joe Rassette
Class of 1991
Marine Corps, 4 Years

1993-1997
Joel Hunkele
Joel Hunkele
Class of 1958
Air Force, 7 Years

Staff Sergaent. 1958-1965. Statistical Services (punched card accounting /computers).
Ken Graf
Ken Graf
Class of 1971
Air Force, 20+ Years

Sargent Major- Stationed at Hickam AFB, Honolulu Hawaii until retiring. Moved to and worked as civilian manager at AFB in Christchurch New Zealand. Sadly passed away in 2008 (I think)
RIP Brother!
Larry Luedeman
Larry Luedeman
Class of 1985
Army, 4 Years

Active Duty from October 1993 to October 1996. Reserve Duty from July 1997 to 2004, and from 2005 to present. Activated March to October 2003, and from September 2008 to August 2009.
Larry Saul
Larry Saul
Class of 1969
Army, 20+ Years

Spent 34 years on active duty. Then 4 years as a civil servant.
M. B. (Dutch) Ducher
M. B. (Dutch) Ducher
Class of 1972
Air Force, 4 Years

2030 Comm Squadron, 379th Heavy Bomb Wing, Strategic Air Command. Can't say much more. Love America. I love you all.
Marlon Friendly
Marlon Friendly
Class of 1988
Air Force, 18 Years

Operation Desert Storm/ Enduring Freedom/ Iraqi Freedom- Combat Veteran.
Michael E. Wills
Michael E. Wills
Class of 1965
Army, 2 Years

Jan. 1968 - Dec. 1969
Specialist Fifth Class
Fort Belvoir (Training Generator Mechanic 52B40)
Fort Dix (Basic Training)
Schwabisch Gmund, West Germany - Battallion Artist - 4/41st Field Artillary (Pershing Missles)
Nick Canterucci
Nick Canterucci
Class of 1971
Air Force, 8 Years

Air Police, later crew chief 130's.
Patricia Lawrence York
Patricia Lawrence York
Class of 1968
Army, 4 Years

Blood Bank Specialist, Basic Medical Lab Procedures Instructor
Ronald Wirsing
Ronald Wirsing
Class of 1961
Army, 3 Years

Vietnam 1966-1967
Steven Gage
Steven Gage
Class of 1987
Marine Corps, 8 Years

Desert Shield/ Desert Storm veteran
Timothy E A Smith
Timothy E A Smith
Class of 1959
Navy Reserves, 6 Years

1961-1967 Naval Air Training Command, Pensacola, FL
Tom Norton
Tom Norton
Class of 1968
Air Force, 6 Years

Classified 1970-1976

Classmates Spotlight

Southfield High School Classmates

Toria Burton
Class of '99

Alumni Stories

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School News

The Who Concert

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