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

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.
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

Classmates Spotlight

Steinmetz High School Classmates

Ray Foerster
Class of '69

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School News

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!