West Fargo High School Alumni

West Fargo, North Dakota (ND)

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

A Olson Robert
A Olson Robert
Class of 1987
Army, 7 Years

Robert Joined the Army in 1987 Basic, Apt, Airborne School in Ft Benning Georgia .
Ft. Campbell KY airassailt, sniper, demolitions .
Berlin Germany went to Bad tolz Germany for traing Rangers and Pltc followed by going to France for entire school "French Commando" Back to Berlin Directn assignment for detail attachment to.escort Military officers and political officials was also stationed in Berlin With with fall of the Berlin wall president Reagan speech to bring down the Wall witnessing major event in human history as well as Roger water from pink floyd performing another brick in the wall on the wall!
alvin carl zimmerman
alvin carl zimmerman
Class of 1994
Army, 15 Years

served overseas iraq.
Amanda Richards
Amanda Richards
Class of 2005
Navy, 4 Years

Amanda was a Seaman in the United States Navy and worked with the Personnel Department, and then onboard the USS Nimitz from 2007 to 2009 as a Boatswain's Mate.
Anita Hartl
Anita Hartl
Class of 1988
Navy, 4 Years

Aviation Administrationman in San Diego at NAS North Island
Brad Schiller
Brad Schiller
Class of 1984
Marine Corps, 4 Years

Motor Vehicle Operator 2/9
Division Schools
Bradley Mattson
Bradley Mattson
Class of 1999
National Guard, 3 Years

North Dakota Army National Guard
Brett Knox
Brett Knox
Class of 1987
Navy, 4 Years

Naval Amphibious Unit, Coronado CA
Casey Neff
Casey Neff
Class of 1978
Army, 20+ Years

25 years in the Army; served in Korea, Hawaii, Germany, Bosnia, Afghanistan, Iraq. Retired Dec 1, 2007.
Chad Cornell
Chad Cornell
Class of 1992
Army Reserves, 6 Years

Spent 6 years in the Army Reserves as a Combat Medic.
Chris Heise
Chris Heise
Class of 1986
National Guard, 20+ Years

Retired as a First Sergeant with the 119th CES, NDANG, Fargo, ND (known as the "Happy Hooligans)
Dan Knutson
Dan Knutson
Class of 1979
Air Force, 20+ Years

Retired from USAF Medical Serrvice Corps in 2004
Dan Reule
Dan Reule
Class of 1993
Marine Corps, 4 Years

I was an Anti-Armor Assaultman. Hated it...
Darrin Lee Quam
Darrin Lee Quam
Class of 1998
National Guard, 8 Years

I am a (Aircrew Life Support )Techician, I do alittle bit of everything from packing parachutes to emergeny oxygen masks on board the aircraft. Plan on working in the Air Guard till i retire.
Deborah Johnk Hoepfer
Deborah Johnk Hoepfer
Class of 1967
Army, 20+ Years

US Army retired. SFC, Logistics and personnel. Served in Germany.
DuWayne Greer
DuWayne Greer
Class of 1972
Army, 20+ Years

Served in Korea (2 tours) Germany, Italy & Turkey, Maryland, Georgia & California. Performed both tactical and fixed station communications functions. Yeah, I'm a network geek; even today!
J. B. Thorstad
J. B. Thorstad
Class of 1969
Air Force, 20+ Years

From medical lab technician in 1971 to Information Management Officer running the AF Innovation Center at the Pentagon in 1995! Retired with 24 yrs, 10 mos service.
Jerry Splitt
Jerry Splitt
Class of 1986
Army, 20+ Years

Completed 20 years of military service retiring at the rank of Chief Warrant Officer Three. Currently living in Newport News Virginia,
Jim Sampson
Jim Sampson
Class of 1981
Navy, 10 Years

Had 10 wonderful years working at Navy Operational Intelligence Center, Fighter Squadron Two and Naval Special Warfare Center.
Jim Sampson
Jim Sampson
Class of 1981
Navy, 10 Years

Duty stations, Navy Operational Intelligence Center, Fighter Squadron Two, Naval Special Warfare Center, Naval Special Warfare Command
Julie Gunderson
Julie Gunderson
Class of 2002
Army, 7 Years

cook in National Guard for almost six years. I have been on active duty for over a year.
Kari Tafelmeyer
Kari Tafelmeyer
Class of 1982
National Guard, 9 Years

I was in the 188th Army Band from August 1981 - 1990. We got to travel all over the US, to Jamaica, and Australia. We also got to kick engineer but in war games at Camp Grafton.
Kellie Goschen (Grunewald)
Kellie Goschen (Grunewald)
Class of 1989
Air Force, 17 Years

I am currently working Full-time Active Duty Guard, as a MSgt and the Executive Assistant to the Wing Commander - Happy Hooligans.
Kelly J. Speaks
Kelly J. Speaks
Class of 1997
Air Force, 10 Years

I am weapons instructor on rifle, handgun and machineguns; was also a law enforcement patrolman; have been deployed to the Middle East and to South America.
Kevin Ellenson
Kevin Ellenson
Class of 1973
Army, 3 Years

81 mm Mortar Gunner
Supply Sgt.
LaRae Chapman (Lofgren)
LaRae Chapman (Lofgren)
Class of 1989
Air Force, 19 Years

Currently stationed in Oklahoma
Leslie J Haar
Leslie J Haar
Class of 1966
Army, 3 Years

Viet Nam '68 Korea '69
Purple Heart Bronze Star w/V device
Linda (Halvorson) Hayden
Linda (Halvorson) Hayden
Class of 1975
National Guard, 20+ Years

Enlisted in the ND ANG Nov 1974. Retired 30 April 2010, from the CA ANG, 163 RW, March ARB CA. Served the men and women of the Force Support Squadron as their "Chief" - Had a great military career.
Lynn D. Olson
Lynn D. Olson
Class of 1970
Air Force, 4 Years

70-74 aircraft maintenance-crew chief on c-130 transports. Vietnam Vet
Mark Anderson
Mark Anderson
Class of 1982
Navy, 20+ Years

Naval Aviation
MARNI BARNES
MARNI BARNES
Class of 1989
Army, 18 Years

Still serving..... Currently Army PA back in school for an Orhtopaedic specialty
Michael a anderson
Michael a anderson
Class of 1979
Army, 12 Years

82nd Airborne 3 years Active duty 9 years National Guard
Mike reep
Mike reep
Class of 1967
Air Force, 20+ Years

Training: Explosives, B-52 Electronics, AGE equipment.
Spent 14 years as and Air Force Recruiter
Mike Reep
Mike Reep
Class of 1967
Air Force, 20+ Years

Training: Explosives, AGE Ground Equipment, B-52 Bomb Navigational System.
Spent 14 years as an Air Force Recruiter in Minnesota where I retired.
Monica Heise (Anderson)
Monica Heise (Anderson)
Class of 1987
National Guard, 20+ Years

Retired from the NDANG ("Happy Hooligans") as a MSGT
Monte DeBoer
Monte DeBoer
Class of 1983
Navy Reserves, 20+ Years

Joined the Army after high school (2 years, Military Police) and then joined the Navy Reserves while in law school (Navy JAG Corps) and have remained in the reserves far too long :>)
Nancy (Weixel) Mazzola
Nancy (Weixel) Mazzola
Class of 1975
Army, 3 Years

Stationed at Ft. Bliss, Texas as a Military Police Officer.
Nathan Lynnes
Nathan Lynnes
Class of 2006
National Guard, 9 Years

Started with the 2-136th CAB out of Detroit Lakes, MN. I am now currently with the 1-188th ADA out of Grand Forks, ND.
Randall Griffeth
Randall Griffeth
Class of 2001
Army, 3 Years

Has been in Iraq serving since Nov 07 and will be home Feb 09!!!
Randy L. Marquart
Randy L. Marquart
Class of 1990
Air Force, 15 Years

I am currently the Assistant Dining Facility Manager at Osan AB, Republic of Korea. I will be assigned to Offutt AFB, NE and will move there in March 2007.
Richard Grossman
Richard Grossman
Class of 1985
Army, 13 Years

My first tour in the army was from 1985-1992. Re-enlisted in 2002. The army has taken me to Germany, Texas, Kuwait, Iraq and now Washington DC. It is true what they say "join the army see the world".

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