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

Arthur Eugene (Gene) Gerlaugh
Arthur Eugene (Gene) Gerlaugh
Class of 1952
Army, 2 Years

Stationed in Alaska during the Korean Conflict from 1952-1954.
Christopher R Lynch Jr
Christopher R Lynch Jr
Class of 1997
Air Force, 15 Years

Christopher has served in in the U.S. Air Force since 1997. He recently completed a tour at Kandahar AB, Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. While in Afghanistan he was assigned to the 702d EAS in support of the 101st Airborne Division. Currently, he is assigned to the 179th Air Lift Wing, Mansfield, OH where he works in Cyber Ops.
Greg DeHart
Greg DeHart
Class of 1967
Marine Corps, 4 Years

1968-1972 Vietnam 1969-1970 Sgt E-5
James E. Hunt, Jr
James E. Hunt, Jr
Class of 2000
Marine Corps Reserve, 8 Years

Sergeant; Military Police;
Served in OIF I & II, OEF
2000-2008
John Peters
John Peters
Class of 1985
Marine Corps, 15 Years

Marine Corps Veteran 1986-2001
Lester Karns
Lester Karns
Class of 1966
Army, 3 Years

101st ariborn paratroopers fort campbell kentucky
Michael Staup
Michael Staup
Class of 1956
Air Force, 5 Years

Air traffic controller
PETER ONKSEN
PETER ONKSEN
Class of 1955
Navy, 8 Years

I WAS A GRADUATE OF THE NAVY OCS AT NEWPORT RHODE ISLAND, GRADUATING FEBURARY 1960. I FLEW IN FROM CARRIERS IN A AD-5Q AS A NAVY FLIGHT OFFICER AND OPERATED ELECTRONIC WARFARE EQUIPMENT (RECEIVERS AND NOISE JAMMERS). I WAS ON THE USS INDEPENDENCE (CVA-62) DURING THE CUBAN MISSILE CRISIS. AFTER MY SQUADRON ASSIGNMENT I SPENT 3 YEARS TESTING AIRCRAFT AND NEWLY INSTALLED EQUIPMENT. I FLEW ON OVER 6 AIRCRAFT TYPES AND WAS A PROJECT OFFICER ON NUMEROUS PROJECTS.
Timothy Kendrick
Timothy Kendrick
Class of 1980
Army, 20+ Years

Timothy Kendrick is a retired Army Veteran who served in Panama, Somalia, Operation Iraqi Freedom and various other wonderful places in the world, Korea and Germany just to name a few. He began as a military policeman with the 61st MP Company in the early 80’s, switched to Combat Medic and then to Broadcast Journalism in the 90’s when he was featured in Time Magazine (and several other media outlets) for his work in Somalia in 1993. His last Duty was in Iraq with the Department of Defense. He speaks five languages and currently lives in Tampa Florida. Timothy (or Ty, as his army buddies know him) has travelled the globe five and one-half times and has dealt with his own PTSD. His motto is “It doesn’t get any easier later, it just gets later.”
Author of 2books PTSD: Pathways Through the Secret Door and "Wide Asleep" slumber no more
Tom S. Behm
Tom S. Behm
Class of 1974
Army, 3 Years

SP4, Administration Specialist. 76-77 Fort Carson, CO. 77-79 Ansbach, Germany

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Tippecanoe High School Classmates

Don Wray
Class of '73

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Tom Rohrbach Class of 64

A committee is forming to do another 60's decade reunion. We might go for 50's too. Tentative plan to do it in July 2018...
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Our Tippecanoe 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 Tippecanoe High School Military to know that they are loved and appreciated. All of us in Tipp City are proud of our military alumni and want to thank them for risking their lives to protect our country!