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

adam sems
adam sems
Class of 2007
Air Force, 1 Years

2 year enlistee
Arthur  Justus
Arthur Justus
Class of 1962
Air Force, 4 Years

Hydraulic Mechanic on F-105 Fighter jets.
Two tours of duty on Okinawa
Bill Storbeck
Bill Storbeck
Class of 1956
Air Force, 20+ Years

electronic warfare
Bob Carlson
Bob Carlson
Class of 1966
Air Force, 4 Years

Jet Engine Mechanic at Clark AB Philippines 604 MASS then shipped out to McChord AFB InTacoma where I was discharged after a couple of years.
Boris Chekanoff
Boris Chekanoff
Class of 1966
Air Force, 4 Years

1971-1974
Brandon Molina
Brandon Molina
Class of 1991
Army, 7 Years

Served in Bosnia, Haiti, Korea, and Germany with 4/2 ACR
bruce baker
bruce baker
Class of 1966
Navy, 3 Years

supply center, Long Beach, CA
Viet Nam as a navy SEAL with an intelligence gathering unit based out of Saigon.
Injured in freak accident while in Saigon, ending my career and getting me home with a "million dollar wound"
bruce baker
bruce baker
Class of 1966
Navy, 3 Years

Supply Center Long Beach California 1966-67
SEAL training Coranado California 1967
Viet Nam various places with covert operations unit 1968
Naval Hopital Yokusuka Japan and Great Lake Illinois for injuries while in Viet Nam.
Medically retired with disability from injuries1969
Candace Ingram Tate
Candace Ingram Tate
Class of 1983
Air Force, 20+ Years

I don't regret a single day of my service!
Cortez Wilson
Cortez Wilson
Class of 2005
National Guard, 7 Years

Fire Direcrion Specialist
Daniel M. Brinkmann
Daniel M. Brinkmann
Class of 1958
Air Force, 20+ Years

1960-1970 Medical lab Tech. Rank MSGT
1970-1986 Logistician: Rank: Major
BS San Diego State Universtiy
MS Systems and Logistics: AFIT
David Lutze
David Lutze
Class of 1975
Navy, 3 Years

Served from 1974 to 1977 receiving H.
S. Diploma in Charleston SC 1975
Dennis Klemick
Dennis Klemick
Class of 1965
Army, 2 Years

From 66 to68 Helicopter Crew Chief 67 Vietnam 4 months, wounded in chopper crash,luckey to have made it.got out in 68.married my high school sweetheart, Bonnie Bell a 64 grad.in 68 when I returned ' were still Kicken.
Donald E Carlson
Donald E Carlson
Class of 1969
Army, 2 Years

Signal School, Ft Monmouth, New Jersey.
Worked in the HHC, 1st Inf Div Fwd in Germany.
Donald Kirt
Donald Kirt
Class of 1980
Army, 5 Years

1980-1982 101 st abn infantry div 1st 327th infantry....
1982-1984 1/41 FA 56th FA BDE HHSB Ammo Plt Pershing Missle System Hardt Kaserne Schwabisch Gmund Germany
Durane Shook
Durane Shook
Class of 1982
Air Force, 11 Years

Air Force 1983-1994(Active&Reserves)
Includes 440th Airlift Wing(Milwaukee)
Military Recognition(awards):
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Honor Graduate Ribbon
Outstanding Unit Award
Organizational Excellence Award
Air Force Meritorious Unit Award
Air Force Meritorious Service Medal
Air Force Good Conduct Medal
Air Force Achievement Medal
Air Force Commendation Medal
Air Force Overseas Short Tour Service Ribbon
Humanitarian Service Medal(f/Operation Fiery Vigil-1991)
Honor Guard Airman Of The Quarter 1985&1986(Fairchild AFB Spokane,Wa-Strategic Air Command-S.A.C}
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Served during(Conflicts/Incidents):
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Beirut, Lebanon U.S. Embassy Bombing(April 1983)
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Operation El Dorado Canyon(April 1986) Libya--in response to "Berlin discotheque bombing".
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KC135 Plane Crash--On Base(Fairchild AFB Spokane,Wa March 13th, 1987)
This was a media frenzy for those of us stationed here..as well as Honor Guard Team(funerals for each who parrished)
"Thunderhawks(Crashed Plane Chosen Part of Air Show Promotion Organization) "
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Operation Desert Shield & Storm (deployed to Ramstein Air Base Frankfurt, Germany 86th Airlift Wing--As a member of 440th Milwaukee-1990/1991)
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Operation Fiery Vigil(Mount Pinatubo, Philippines volcano evacuation via McChord AFB Seattle,WA June/July 1991 as part of 440th Milwaukee's Tactical Airlift Wing
Gregg B Harcus
Gregg B Harcus
Class of 1965
Air Force, 4 Years

Join in 1966 to avoid spending time in the jungles of SEA. Spent most of my time in Duluth IAP, MN. Mike Loomis of the class of 65 also served there with me.
James Jarosz
James Jarosz
Class of 1977
Navy, 20+ Years

Stationed in Norfolk, VA (USS Kennedy); NAS Brunswick; Brunswick, Me; NAS Sigonella, Sicily, Italy. Retired in England. Currently in Brunswick, Maine.
James M. Turek
James M. Turek
Class of 1965
Navy, 4 Years

Jim's dad also served in Navy and son Karl is a Marine. Jim entered heaven on 9/30/04.
JAMES MILLER
JAMES MILLER
Class of 1957
Army, 3 Years

SERVED IN THE ARMY IN KOREA FOR 1YEAR

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