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

Jennifer Brown (Berry)
Jennifer Brown (Berry)
Class of 2001
Marine Corps, 5 Years

Honorably Discharged
Joseph Garrett
Joseph Garrett
Class of 1992
Marine Corps, 8 Years

Telecommunication
K. Tim Desler
K. Tim Desler
Class of 1965
Navy, 6 Years

Viet Nam 3 tours on USS Coral Sea aircraft carrier
Kierre Campbell
Kierre Campbell
Class of 1997
Marine Corps, 11 Years

A Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear Defense Specialist. Gunnery Sergeant Campbell is now stationed at the Pentagon where he is a Specialist of Technology Development with the Program Pentagon Shield.
Kierre N Campbell
Kierre N Campbell
Class of 1997
Marine Corps, 9 Years

I'm specialize in Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear Defense. Now reside in VA working for the Office of the Secratary of Defense. Pentagon.
Lachon Cunningham
Lachon Cunningham
Class of 1986
Air Force, 20+ Years

Lachon is a Captain in the US Air Force currently assigned to Scott AFB, IL
Lee Martin
Lee Martin
Class of 1969
Navy, 4 Years

I enlisted for 2 years, re-enlisted for 2 more, 2 years reserves
Lydia Robertson (Ward)
Lydia Robertson (Ward)
Class of 1985
Air Force, 14 Years

Administrative Specialist
MAJ Andre A. Battiste, Sr.
MAJ Andre A. Battiste, Sr.
Class of 1990
Army, 18 Years

U.S. Army Special Operations Command (Airborne), Fort Bragg, NC
Marilyn Amerson
Marilyn Amerson
Class of 1976
Army, 20+ Years

Started as a Personnel Specialist (75C). Desk jockey, pencil pusher, in the regular Army. Ended up as a Truck Driver in the Reseves. Enjoyed my time, meeting alot of people and visiting different places.
Marilyn Amerson
Marilyn Amerson
Class of 1976
Army, 20+ Years

I really enjoyed being in the Army. I got the chance to meet alot of different people. I also got the chance to go overseas and to see beautiful places, you only dream about.
Michael Mattix
Michael Mattix
Class of 1984
Marine Corps, 4 Years

Semper Fi
Nicholas T Taylor
Nicholas T Taylor
Class of 1996
Air Force, 10 Years

Currently deployed to Iraq from Jan 06 - Jun 06
Paris Holeyfield
Paris Holeyfield
Class of 1997
National Guard, 8 Years

I'm a medic in the US Army National Guard. I've served in the army for 8 years and recently enlisted for 3 more. I've just finished my first tour of Iraq.
ray brendlinger
ray brendlinger
Class of 1972
Air Force, 15 Years

i was mechanic on ground equipment. i was in spain in gulf war 1. i am in the inactive researve until 2025.
raymond brendlinger
raymond brendlinger
Class of 1972
Air Force, 15 Years

mechanic on ground support equipment for aircraft
raymond brendlinger
raymond brendlinger
Class of 1972
Air Force, 15 Years

mechanic on ground support equipment for aircraft
Richard William Evans Sr, Msgt USAF
Richard William Evans Sr, Msgt USAF
Class of 1967
Air Force, 20+ Years

Combat Medivac Medic, July 1967 to Aug 1993
Ronald Jolla Jr.
Ronald Jolla Jr.
Class of 2000
Army, 5 Years

Spent five years in the Army. Was stationed in Taegu, S. Korea as well as Ft. Hood, TX and Iraq for one year. Now currently enrolled at Chicago State.
roy goodall
roy goodall
Class of 1968
Army, 3 Years

served in Germany after Basic and AIT for 2 1/2 years in COMZ EUROPE in supply and transportation

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Thornridge High School Classmates

Carol Parejko
Class of '62

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