Spirit Lake High School Alumni

Spirit Lake, Iowa (IA)

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

Amy Mere' Joens
Amy Mere' Joens
Class of 1989
Air Force, 3 Years

Served in Japan
BillyJoe Travis
BillyJoe Travis
Class of 2004
, 6 Years

Navy Mineman on U.S. Defender based out of Sasebo, Japan for 4 years and is currently a Navy Recruiter
Chris Howard
Chris Howard
Class of 1997
National Guard, 12 Years

4 years active army and 8 years national guard.
deployed overseas to Kuwait in 2004-2005.
have just over 1 year left on contract.
craig herbrandson
craig herbrandson
Class of 1971
Army, 20+ Years

served 6 years in germany, 1 year in korea ,
several deployments around the world, stateside: Georiga, Louisana, Texas, Colorado,
Missouri.
Craig Kuiper
Craig Kuiper
Class of 1989
Air Force, 19 Years

USAF Security Forces
David O. Hillary
David O. Hillary
Class of 1963
Army, 2 Years

Served in Vietnam from Dec. 1967- Dec. 1968
Debbie Godbold Bahr
Debbie Godbold Bahr
Class of 1974
Army, 9 Years

Army Reserve
Donald W. Varner
Donald W. Varner
Class of 1978
Navy, 20+ Years

Enlisted in August 1979 as a Fireman (E-3). Served aboard the USS Guam (LPH-9), USS Alexander Hamilton (SSBN-617), USS Sea Horse (SSN-669), USS Sea Devil (SSN-664), USS Ortolan (ASR-22) and Resolute (AFDM-10). Shore assignments - Naval Submarine SUpport Facility - New London, CT, Navy Dive and Salvage Training Center, Panama City, FL and Military Entrance Processing Station, Sioux Falls, SD. Retired in March 2000 as Chief Warrant Officer - 03.
Eric Sorensen
Eric Sorensen
Class of 1980
Navy, 20+ Years

U.S. Navy Chief Radioman (Surface Warfare)
Jesse Hoss
Jesse Hoss
Class of 2004
Marine Corps, 4 Years

Infantry Iraq two times
Kenneth R. Hansen OD
Kenneth R. Hansen OD
Class of 1967
Navy, 17 Years

Served as base Optometrist Marine Corps Supply Center, Barstow, Ca 74-76 Iowa Army National Guard Performed Flight physicals for Helicopter pilots Camp Dodge, Iowa
Kirk Neustrom
Kirk Neustrom
Class of 1978
Navy, 3 Years

Podiatrist at Great Lakes Naval Hospital
Mark lloyd
Mark lloyd
Class of 1969
Navy, 4 Years

Personnel clerk, uss Little Rock CLG4
Mark Mortensen
Mark Mortensen
Class of 1984
National Guard, 20+ Years

Army National Guard
PMOS: 95B40H SMOS: 13B40H.
8 Deployments for state or federal duty.
E-7/SFC (RET)
Michael Lynn Coleman
Michael Lynn Coleman
Class of 1969
Air Force, 4 Years

Plus 10 years in the Nevada Air National Guard. Worked in Egress on F-4s.
Michael Lynn Coleman
Michael Lynn Coleman
Class of 1969
Air Force, 14 Years

USAF 4 yrs
ANG Nevada 10 yrs
Rick Reiter
Rick Reiter
Class of 1986
Navy, 20+ Years

Enlisted as a helicopter crewman and rescue swimmer. Received a Commission and retired as a pilot.
Sean Higgins
Sean Higgins
Class of 1988
National Guard, 8 Years

Started as a 13B cannoneer and eventually graduated class 37-92 of the Iowa National Guard Officer Candidate School.
Thomas Hageman
Thomas Hageman
Class of 1985
Army, 20+ Years

Army Retired, Airborne Ranger 1986-1992 Combat Engineer 1998-2012
Tom Mitchell
Tom Mitchell
Class of 1975
Air Force, 6 Years

Patrick AFB..Fla.Cape Canaveral Space Center
Kunsan AFB Korea .Tatical Fighter Wing

Classmates Spotlight

Spirit Lake High School Classmates

Scott Livezey
Class of '89

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old yearbooks

Graduates of Spirit Lake High School: we are selling old yearbooks from the following years: 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2...
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Our Spirit Lake 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 Spirit Lake High School Military to know that they are loved and appreciated. All of us in Spirit Lake are proud of our military alumni and want to thank them for risking their lives to protect our country!