Central High School Alumni

West Allis, Wisconsin (WI)

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

Allen Blazek
Allen Blazek
Class of 1982
Navy, 20+ Years

Was stationed in Norfolk Va from 1986 to 2006 when I retired from the Navy as an E-6 or MR1(SW)
Allen wiseman
Allen wiseman
Class of 1968
Air Force, 7 Years

Served as a cartographer, stationed in Omaha--except for one year in St. Louis.
Andrew Karsten
Andrew Karsten
Class of 1995
Navy, 20+ Years

Master Chief Petty Officer (AVCM) 1995 RTC Great Lakes, 1996 VAW-115 Japan, 2000 NRS Ft Pierce Florida, 2003 VAW-115 Japan, 2008 NTWP Pt Mugu CA, 2011 VAW-115 Japan, 2016 COMACCLOGWING Pt Mugu CA.
Ben Hurley
Ben Hurley
Class of 1999
Army, 10 Years

Served overseas in Operation Iraqi freedom with the WI National Guard providing security for convoys traveling throughout Iraq.
Brandon Hurley
Brandon Hurley
Class of 1999
Army, 10 Years

Served overseas in Iraq during OIF
Bruce erdman
Bruce erdman
Class of 1964
Army, 2 Years

Basic, AIT, and most of OCS, all at Fort Knox, KY, 1966. Vietnam, 1967-1968
Bruce Lawson
Bruce Lawson
Class of 1978
Navy, 8 Years

Electronics Technician
Carol Williams
Carol Williams
Class of 1965
Navy, 2 Years

Corpsman at Pensacola Naval Air Station 1966-68
colleen (hendricks)johnson
colleen (hendricks)johnson
Class of 1988
Army Reserves, 8 Years

i met so many interesting people of the united states
Dale J. Anderson, Ph.D.
Dale J. Anderson, Ph.D.
Class of 1963
Air Force, 4 Years

Served primarily at Tachikowa A.F.B. near Tokyo, Japan during Vietnam era.
David Dragotta
David Dragotta
Class of 1975
Navy, 20+ Years

CPO (Retired); Fleet Marine Force Hospital Corpsman; Medical Officer Recruiter; Quality Assurance Coordinator/Credentials Coordinator; Head of Commanding General's Medical Readiness Inspection Team; Logistics Chief - 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) Command Element
David G. Kulasiewicz
David G. Kulasiewicz
Class of 1979
Air Force, 20+ Years

Retired as a Chief Master Sergeant after nearly 27 years of service. Military duties took me to 47 states, almost as many countries, and I served in several wars and conflicts. I did my final 20 years as a special agent with the Air Force Office of Special Investigations.
David J Kohlmann
David J Kohlmann
Class of 1971
Navy, 4 Years

Great Lakes,Il NATTC Memphis, Naval air station Lemoore ,Ca. USS Ranger CVA 61 Vietnam 1972
David J. Dragotta
David J. Dragotta
Class of 1975
Navy, 20+ Years

Chief Petty Officer/Chief Hospital Corpsman (USN, Retired)
Retired August 1996 at 2nd Marine Division, Camp LeJeune, NC
DENNIS A DRAPP
DENNIS A DRAPP
Class of 1968
Air Force, 20+ Years

SSGT U S AIR FORCE FIREFIGHTER 20 YRS DOD FIREFIGHTER 20YRS RETIRED WITH TOTAL OF 40 YRS SERVICE
eugene scherer
eugene scherer
Class of 1964
Army, 2 Years

served in vietnam 1966 1967 43rd dt 82 air bome
Gary G. Kiphart
Gary G. Kiphart
Class of 1961
Air Force, 20+ Years

Intelligence specialist and Special Agent (USAFOSI)
James J. Adams
James J. Adams
Class of 1963
Navy, 20+ Years

Aviation Electronics Technician
Reccon. Airrewman
Jeff Meyer
Jeff Meyer
Class of 1970
Marine Corps Reserve, 6 Years

Weapons Platoon Sergeant
Jeff Zaja
Jeff Zaja
Class of 1988
Marine Corps, 20+ Years

“Some people wonder all their lives if they've made a difference. The Marines don't have that problem.”

Ronald Reagan
Jeffrey R. Zaja
Jeffrey R. Zaja
Class of 1988
Marine Corps, 20+ Years

Retired from active duty December 31, 2008.
Completed 2 tours in Iraq.
Gunnery Sergeant / E-7
John (Jake) white
John (Jake) white
Class of 1960
Army, 3 Years

Company D 505ABG 82nd airborne Fort Bragg NC.
John (Jake) white
John (Jake) white
Class of 1960
Army, 3 Years

82nd Airborne, Company D 505ABG Fort Bragg, NC
John Alston
John Alston
Class of 1958
Navy, 8 Years

E6 Ballistic Missile Fire Control Technician
John Brah
John Brah
Class of 1975
Navy, 4 Years

USS Santa Barbara AE-28 South Carolina GMG3
John G. Brah
John G. Brah
Class of 1975
Navy, 6 Years

USS Santa Barbara AE-28 PO3 Gunners Mate

Served additional 7 years Wisconsin Army National Guard B bty 1/126 FA Food serivice Sgt E-5
Laura Logan Ramirez
Laura Logan Ramirez
Class of 1978
Army, 4 Years

Semi truck driver
mark whiting
mark whiting
Class of 1969
Air Force, 20+ Years

I was a Cost Analyst. The easy description is know-it-all. If the commander said "i wonder." it was my job to know or find out. On the civilian side I would have been a management consultant or a statistician. I was stationed at Hanscom AFB, MA, Andersen AFB, Guam, Pease AFB, NH, and Eglin AFB, FL. I served on th honor guard at Hamscom for 6 yrs..
Mike Zakrzewski
Mike Zakrzewski
Class of 2004
Army, 4 Years

Combat engineer
Norman Lee Wiseman
Norman Lee Wiseman
Class of 1967
Air Force, 4 Years

SSGT Wiseman served as a Security Policeman protecting Air Force base perimeters in Southeast Asia and supervised all above ground operations at nuclear missile sites.
Richard P Scharnell
Richard P Scharnell
Class of 1965
Army, 2 Years

Viet Nam 67-68
Robert Meyer
Robert Meyer
Class of 1988
Marine Corps, 4 Years

gulf war vet
SCOTT PETERSON
SCOTT PETERSON
Class of 1967
Navy, 20+ Years

retired from the navy as a warrent officer 21 years
Thomas Peters
Thomas Peters
Class of 1965
Air Force, 20+ Years

33 Years in Healthcare Administration and Financial Management. Served in Japan and England. Last two assignments were Director of Air Force Budget for Medical Programs in Washington DC and Administratior of largest Air Force Medical center at Lackland AFB TX
TJ Butler
TJ Butler
Class of 2007
Army, 3 Years

Served in Iraq for one year as Infantry
walter hoerl
walter hoerl
Class of 1966
Army, 3 Years

101st airborne rvn

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Class of '73

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50th Reunion for Class of 1966

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