Urbana High School Alumni

Urbana, 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

Chuck Norman
Chuck Norman
Class of 1969
Air Force, 6 Years

Aircraft Mechanic
Dennis Moore
Dennis Moore
Class of 1976
Navy, 20+ Years

Dennis joined the Navy after graduation and started in the medical field, Serving multiple tours with Marines and Special Forces units as a Medic. Participated in multiple campaigns such as Panama, Beirut, Grenada, Desert Storm and Desert Shield. Retired in 1997
Elizabeth Sprague
Elizabeth Sprague
Class of 1995
National Guard, 5 Years

Medic
Gary Utterback
Gary Utterback
Class of 1972
Army, 20+ Years

Army Special Forces
Joann Cooper Byrd Carter
Joann Cooper Byrd Carter
Class of 1969
Air Force, 13 Years

126th Air Refueling Wing
Il Air National Guard
62ndTRS Sq
Kim Roberson
Kim Roberson
Class of 1987
Army, 6 Years

Served during the Gulf War with a NATO Command. Basically, followed a 2 star general around the world as he jumped out of airplanes.
Michael O'Rourke
Michael O'Rourke
Class of 1995
Army, 10 Years

101st AIrborne Division, Air Assault

3 Tours served in Operation: Iraqi Freedom
1 Tour currently in Operation: Enduring Freedom
Ozell
Ozell
Class of 1987
Navy, 5 Years

Was in the USNavy Seabees for five years
Ralph Winslow
Ralph Winslow
Class of 1976
Air Force, 20+ Years

retired 1998
Richard Devore
Richard Devore
Class of 1974
Navy, 20+ Years

Richard retired from GLNTC in 1997
Terry Maris
Terry Maris
Class of 1964
Army, 7 Years

Terry enlisted in the U.S. Army at the age of 20. He trained as an infantryman and attained the rank of Specialist E-5 before attending Officer Candidate School. He volunteered to serve in Vietnam and was promoted to Captain at the age of 23. The first of his two combat assignments was with the First Cavalry Division where he served as the Officer in Charge of the division sniper team. He was wounded twice, the first time by Viet Cong sniper's bullet and the second time by a rocket propelled grenade. His second combat assignment was with the Military Assistance Command (MACV) where he served as a Special Operations Senior Advisor/Team Leader. He and his team participated in numerous combat operations with South Vietnamese Regional and Popular Forces, "Ruff Puffs." He was wounded a third time by an enemy mortar round. Terry's military awards and decorations include: the Bronze Star, Purple Heart, Army Commendation Medal (for valor), Air Medal, national Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Service Medal, Republic of Vietnam Honor Medal First Class, Vietnam Gallantry Cross with Gold Star (for heroism), Army Good Conduct Medal, Vietnam Campaign Medal, Combat Infantryman Badge and Aircraft Crewman Badge. Terry was inducted in to the Ohio Veterans Hall of Fame in 2007.
Vincent Brock
Vincent Brock
Class of 1998
National Guard, 15 Years

E-7 SFC, 11B

Classmates Spotlight

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Tricia Leff
Class of '92

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School News

UHS Class of "78" 45th Tiger Pride Reunion Picnic

August 11th and 12th 2023
Cost: 25.00 per person due by July 15, 2023.
August 11, 2023 4:00 p.m.Tour of ...
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Our Urbana 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 Urbana High School Military to know that they are loved and appreciated. All of us in Urbana are proud of our military alumni and want to thank them for risking their lives to protect our country!