Steinmetz High School Alumni

Chicago, Illinois (IL)

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

Ambrose Butera
Ambrose Butera
Class of 1966
Air Force, 4 Years

Two years in Vietnam and Southeast Asia
Anthony Battaglia
Anthony Battaglia
Class of 1950
Army, 4 Years

In high school tony was on the basketball team. After graduation he joined the Army serving in Korea. He was awarded the purple heart after being wounded. Spent several years recuperating from more the 15 surgeries.
Christoper Tawon Lambert
Christoper Tawon Lambert
Class of 1981
Army, 8 Years

i am his child he did not create this my father is a great person he served the army good he is alive and well he is the best so i might have spelled his name wrong but yeah
Daniel L Cimo
Daniel L Cimo
Class of 1966
Army, 25 Years

Retired Warrant Officer. Vietnam
DAnny Balodimas
DAnny Balodimas
Class of 1976
Marine Corps, 20+ Years

infantry, aviation supply, avionics tech
Darren L Traylor
Darren L Traylor
Class of 1986
Army, 5 Years

Definitely got my start during ROTC.
Dennis Barnes
Dennis Barnes
Class of 1963
Navy, 3 Years

Navy destroyer, two tours to Viet Nam.Home base Pearl Harbor.
FRANK CUONZO
FRANK CUONZO
Class of 1960
Army, 2 Years

NIKE SITE
Gary R. Dorn
Gary R. Dorn
Class of 1950
Air Force, 2 Years

USAF- 8th Air Force. Stationed at Elsworth Field in
Rapid City, South Dakota.Served in a topo outfiit
preparing terrain maps brought back by our B36D's.
Transferred to Mountain Home AFB in Idaho
George E Zaret
George E Zaret
Class of 1956
Army, 2 Years

Air defense - local. Weapons specialist. Shooting team.
George E. Kotars
George E. Kotars
Class of 1945
Coast Guard, 3 Years

In Boot Camp in summer of '45 when WWII ended abruptly.I extended my enlistment for a 3 year hitch. After training at NAS Lakehurst NJ I was promoted to Aerographer's Mate and spent the next couple of years at sea on the North Atlantic Weather Patrol. My last year was speent at Third District Headquarters in NYC.where we issued firecasts of atmospheric weather and surf conditions impacting Coast Guard operations between Maine and the Carolinass. Those three years were among the best of my
life ......adventursome, exciting and educational ... just as the recruiting poster had promised. I am proud to have served in the U.S. Coast Guard.
George Paul Duben
George Paul Duben
Class of 1936
Army, 4 Years

Was a cook and served in WWII.
George Zaret
George Zaret
Class of 1956
Army, 2 Years

Missle defense (local). Army rifle-pistol team.
Gerald ( Jerry) Galang
Gerald ( Jerry) Galang
Class of 1959
Air Force, 4 Years

George AFB Victorville, CA
Korat AFB Korat Thailand

AFCS F-106, F-105
Gerald Galang
Gerald Galang
Class of 1959
Air Force, 4 Years

Stationed at George AFB Victorville, CA 1963-1966, Korat AFB Thailand 1966-1967
Gerald Galang
Gerald Galang
Class of 1959
Air Force, 4 Years

George AFB, Korat AFB (Thailand)
1963~1967
J.Ron Gillespie
J.Ron Gillespie
Class of 1968
National Guard, 6 Years

Served as an Infantry Squad Leader from 1971-1977.
james olsen
james olsen
Class of 1967
Army, 2 Years

viet nam
Jeremy Waters
Jeremy Waters
Class of 1986
Army, 23 Years

Infantry then 14 years in Special Forces, retired in 2010. Afghanistan, Iraq, Somalia, Yemen.
jim olsen
jim olsen
Class of 1967
Army, 2 Years

viet nam
JOE MANCINI
JOE MANCINI
Class of 1968
Coast Guard, 6 Years

BASIC TRAINING AT CAPE MAY NEW JERSERY STATIONED AT 95 TH AND CAL HARBOR AND THEN MOVED TO GLENVIEW NAVAL AIR STATION PROMOTED TO COXSIN ( TO DRIVE THE BOATS )FROM ENGINE MEN NOW LIVES IN ROLLING MEADOWS WITH WIFE LINDA AND DAUGHTER JOLI WITH TOTAL OF 7 KIDS AND 6 GRANDKIDS
JOHN FESTA
JOHN FESTA
Class of 1962
Air Force, 4 Years

TITAN 2 AND MINUTEMAN MISSILE REPAIRMAN
kenneth stobart
kenneth stobart
Class of 1959
National Guard, 6 Years

Infantry, west side riot duty and 68 convention
Leonard sanzone
Leonard sanzone
Class of 1958
Air Force, 20+ Years

Photographer, generals aide, Looking Glass crew member, Terminal supervisor, Cam Rahn Bay, VietNam, first sergeant.
Lester Telkamp
Lester Telkamp
Class of 1975
Army, 20+ Years

Joined 1980 after college. Medic. In Army Reserve until unit switched to Army National Guard in 1994. One tour in Haiti and one in Afghanistan. Retired in 2005.
lester ver vers
lester ver vers
Class of 1941
Navy, 4 Years

my wifes uncle ive seen his name on wall outside auditorium
Paul Hoy
Paul Hoy
Class of 1949
Army, 3 Years

Korean War Vet
Robert E Freese
Robert E Freese
Class of 1961
Army, 2 Years

Military Police Seoul Korea And Brooklyn Army Replacement Terminal New York.
Robert G Mullaney
Robert G Mullaney
Class of 1964
Navy, 20+ Years

Retired USN FEB. 1986 at now 'closed' NAVAL AIR STATION GLENVIEW IL. "THE ZOO".
Enlisted FEB 1965 for 4 years stayed almost 21 years....Stationed all over the place from MEMPHIS TN, 3 TOURS SAN DIEGO CA, SPAIN, PUERTO RICO, DALLAS TX, DETROIT MICH.PHILADELPHIA PA, and of course "CHICAGO-GLENVIEW" 3 tours..My military Job was AVIATION LOGISTICS-NAVY CALLED IT 'AVIATION STOREKEEPER'!! Provided all types of logistics support for all types of aircraft, on land bases and Aircraft Carriers overseas bases and test equipment, plus fuel & chow, from the old P5, P2, P3, C46, C121, COD, C130, A4,A6, A7, F4 & F14 etc..Supported squadrons of all sizes US NAVY including the BLUE ANGEL and U.S Marine Corp. Aviation Units..
retired as E-7 'CHIEF PETTY OFFICER'!!
Robert George
Robert George
Class of 1980
Air Force, 20+ Years

Spent 19 years a a aviation fuels specialist then became a Logistics Planner , War Plans &Mobilizations
steve bachmann
steve bachmann
Class of 1964
Army, 2 Years

vietnam april 1966 to april 1967
Thomas E Walker
Thomas E Walker
Class of 1983
Army, 20+ Years

Enlisted in the US ARMY in 1985 at Fort Sill OK, My duty MOS was 13B Field Artillery. Stationed in Baumholder, Germany from 1985 - 1988; Later assigned to the Fort Campbell, KY 101st Airborne Division where I was awarded my Air Assault Qualification. Later Joined in the ARMY National Guard in 1991 until retirement in California and Illinois in 2005. Now, Disable American Veteran
Tierney Faircloth
Tierney Faircloth
Class of 1986
Navy, 11 Years

Machinist Mate 3rd class (high year tenure)
Two Meds, Emory S, Land and the Puget Sound. Currently civil service, still working for the Navy.
Tierney Faircloth (stevens)
Tierney Faircloth (stevens)
Class of 1986
Navy, 11 Years

Machinist Mate (mechanic). Honorable discharge, June 1997
Timothy Schulz
Timothy Schulz
Class of 1979
Army, 13 Years

M-1 Abrams Tanker
walter (Mitch) McGuire
walter (Mitch) McGuire
Class of 1955
Coast Guard, 2 Years

Stationed at Charlevoix Michigan Lifeboat Station. Was in CG Reserves a total of 7 years.
Walter Mitch McGuire
Walter Mitch McGuire
Class of 1955
Coast Guard, 6 Years

Joined in Steinmetz High School and went "active" in 56, stationed in Charlevoix Michigan. Out in 58 already married and was on inactive status for some years after that.
Walter Mitch McGuire
Walter Mitch McGuire
Class of 1955
Coast Guard, 3 Years

Served mostly in lifeboat station in Charlevoix MI, and enjoyed ir mostly. Got married in uniform while in CG, participated in rescues and servicing lighthouse crews., etc.
Wayne D.Stigen
Wayne D.Stigen
Class of 1968
Army, 1 Years

U.S. Army Private First Class Wayne D. Stigen, was killed in action on May 12, 1969, while serving in Vietnam. He was assigned to Btry A, 8th Bn, 6th Arty, First Infantry Division at the time of his death. He is buried at Fort Sheridan Post Cemetary. He was the Captain of the 1968 Steinmetz football team.

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Judy Snow Yesnick

Judy Snow, class valedictorian 1938, passed away January 15, 2014. Judy worked on the school paper and was active in gi...
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Our Steinmetz 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 Steinmetz High School Military to know that they are loved and appreciated. All of us in Chicago are proud of our military alumni and want to thank them for risking their lives to protect our country!